Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 95 87
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 5,400 5,842 6,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.23% 3.29% 3.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.00% 8.15% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,712 5,182 5,573
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,384 £28,375
90th Percentile £72,250 £66,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 67,460 71,655 75,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.30% 40.33% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55,877 59,219 65,348
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework.

Salary trend for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 5,098 £46,500 +3.33% 867
UK excluding London -6 3,584 £44,000 +3.53% 719
London +14 1,685 £57,500 +4.55% 206
South East -12 1,169 £45,000 - 189
North of England -1 917 £44,000 +7.32% 202
Midlands +1 523 £40,500 -2.41% 136
North West -13 440 £42,500 - 100
South West +2 403 £40,000 -3.61% 78
East of England +10 390 £47,250 -0.53% 57
Yorkshire +18 364 £45,000 +12.50% 89
East Midlands +16 303 £40,000 -5.88% 65
West Midlands -34 220 £42,250 +5.63% 71
Scotland -40 129 £45,000 - 28
North East 0 113 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Wales -25 38 £41,250 +5.77% 24
Northern Ireland -5 13 £37,500 +11.11% 6
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 5,400 (100.00%) .NET
2 4,927 (91.24%) C#
3 3,397 (62.91%) ASP.NET
4 3,366 (62.33%) SQL Server
5 3,306 (61.22%) MVC
6 2,997 (55.50%) JavaScript
7 2,835 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2,650 (49.07%) Entity Framework
9 2,299 (42.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2,293 (42.46%) HTML
11 2,278 (42.19%) SQL
12 2,040 (37.78%) CSS
13 1,957 (36.24%) Microsoft
14 1,853 (34.31%) AngularJS
15 1,836 (34.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,655 (30.65%) TDD
17 1,356 (25.11%) jQuery
18 1,333 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
19 1,319 (24.43%) WCF
20 1,078 (19.96%) Git (software)
21 1,039 (19.24%) Scrum
22 1,034 (19.15%) Finance
23 990 (18.33%) Web Services
24 921 (17.06%) BDD
25 880 (16.30%) RESTful
26 822 (15.22%) HTML5
27 821 (15.20%) T-SQL
28 770 (14.26%) Windows
29 754 (13.96%) Software Engineering
30 750 (13.89%) Visual Studio

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 329 (6.09%) IIS
2 311 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 217 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
4 215 (3.98%) CMS
5 111 (2.06%) Confluence
6 96 (1.78%) Umbraco
7 94 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 69 (1.28%) NServiceBus
9 50 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 47 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
11 43 (0.80%) Apache Pig
12 35 (0.65%) Apache Spark
13 32 (0.59%) Apache
14 30 (0.56%) Drupal
15 26 (0.48%) Tomcat
16 25 (0.46%) EPiServer
17 24 (0.44%) Sitefinity
18 18 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 17 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
20 13 (0.24%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 57 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 45 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 7 (0.13%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.019%) Maya
Business Applications
1 115 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.41%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.13%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.11%) Actimize
5 6 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.074%) Scribe Insight
7 2 (0.037%) Endur
7 2 (0.037%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.037%) Workfront
8 1 (0.019%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.019%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.019%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.019%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.019%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.019%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.019%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.019%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,333 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 534 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
3 244 (4.52%) SaaS
4 113 (2.09%) GitHub
5 91 (1.69%) PaaS
6 75 (1.39%) Office 365
7 73 (1.35%) Serverless
8 68 (1.26%) IaaS
9 53 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
10 46 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
11 44 (0.81%) NuGet
12 41 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
12 41 (0.76%) npm
13 33 (0.61%) Azure Functions
14 27 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
15 21 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.35%) Google Analytics
17 17 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 17 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
17 17 (0.31%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.37%) HTTP
2 110 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 101 (1.87%) Internet
4 88 (1.63%) Firewall
5 71 (1.31%) SSL
6 49 (0.91%) DNS
7 26 (0.48%) VPN
8 25 (0.46%) Intranet
9 21 (0.39%) SMTP
10 20 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
11 15 (0.28%) SMS
12 11 (0.20%) FTP
13 10 (0.19%) Bluetooth
13 10 (0.19%) IMAP
13 10 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.17%) DHCP
15 8 (0.15%) Broadband
15 8 (0.15%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.15%) RS-232
16 7 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,366 (62.33%) SQL Server
2 647 (11.98%) NoSQL
3 631 (11.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 431 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 355 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 317 (5.87%) MongoDB
7 315 (5.83%) Relational Database
8 203 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 186 (3.44%) MySQL
10 170 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 160 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 138 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
13 133 (2.46%) Big Data
14 122 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
15 114 (2.11%) RDBMS
16 104 (1.93%) RavenDB
17 81 (1.50%) Hadoop
18 80 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
19 77 (1.43%) Power BI
20 76 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1,078 (19.96%) Git (software)
2 750 (13.89%) Visual Studio
3 747 (13.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 351 (6.50%) TeamCity
5 345 (6.39%) JIRA
6 309 (5.72%) NUnit
7 267 (4.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 232 (4.30%) Selenium
9 188 (3.48%) Visual Studio Team System
10 132 (2.44%) Jenkins
11 121 (2.24%) SpecFlow
12 108 (2.00%) Subversion
13 105 (1.94%) Bitbucket
14 95 (1.76%) Jasmine
15 77 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 77 (1.43%) gulp
16 72 (1.33%) ReSharper
17 68 (1.26%) Moq
18 57 (1.06%) git-flow
18 57 (1.06%) StyleCop
General
1 1,034 (19.15%) Finance
2 297 (5.50%) Banking
3 251 (4.65%) Retail
4 205 (3.80%) Games
5 167 (3.09%) Marketing
6 106 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 82 (1.52%) Advertising
8 78 (1.44%) Automotive
8 78 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 62 (1.15%) Legal
10 43 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 41 (0.76%) Back Office
11 41 (0.76%) Music Industry
12 31 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 29 (0.54%) Law
14 22 (0.41%) Front Office
15 20 (0.37%) Electronics
16 16 (0.30%) Military
17 14 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4,401 (81.50%) Developer
2 2,764 (51.19%) .NET Developer
3 1,967 (36.43%) C# Developer
4 1,411 (26.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 835 (15.46%) Software Developer
6 744 (13.78%) Senior Developer
7 737 (13.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 674 (12.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 572 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 463 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
11 430 (7.96%) C# Software Developer
12 415 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
13 381 (7.06%) Software Engineer
14 333 (6.17%) SQL Developer
15 318 (5.89%) Full Stack Developer
16 270 (5.00%) Junior
17 253 (4.69%) Lead Developer
18 252 (4.67%) Senior C# Developer
19 241 (4.46%) Junior Developer
20 230 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,400 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,397 (62.91%) ASP.NET
3 2,650 (49.07%) Entity Framework
4 2,299 (42.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2,293 (42.46%) HTML
6 2,040 (37.78%) CSS
7 1,853 (34.31%) AngularJS
8 1,836 (34.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,356 (25.11%) jQuery
10 1,319 (24.43%) WCF
11 990 (18.33%) Web Services
12 880 (16.30%) RESTful
13 822 (15.22%) HTML5
14 673 (12.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 617 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 601 (11.13%) Node.js
17 597 (11.06%) WPF
18 538 (9.96%) REST
19 489 (9.06%) XML
20 483 (8.94%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 441 (8.17%) Greenfield Project
2 335 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
3 333 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 315 (5.83%) Fintech
5 313 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
6 267 (4.94%) Mobile App
7 258 (4.78%) User Experience
8 156 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
9 94 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 73 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 58 (1.07%) N-Tier
12 57 (1.06%) Tandem
13 50 (0.93%) Equities
14 48 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 43 (0.80%) Fixed Income
16 38 (0.70%) Hedge funds
17 35 (0.65%) Derivative
18 33 (0.61%) Client/Server
18 33 (0.61%) Data Centre
19 30 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 770 (14.26%) Windows
2 182 (3.37%) Linux
3 179 (3.31%) Android
4 174 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 110 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 55 (1.02%) Mac OS X
7 21 (0.39%) Ubuntu
7 21 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.35%) CentOS
8 19 (0.35%) Unix
8 19 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 6 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
11 6 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.093%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.074%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.074%) VMS
14 3 (0.056%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,306 (61.22%) MVC
2 2,835 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1,655 (30.65%) TDD
4 1,039 (19.24%) Scrum
5 921 (17.06%) BDD
6 754 (13.96%) Software Engineering
7 732 (13.56%) Web Application Development
8 697 (12.91%) OO
9 682 (12.63%) Unit Testing
10 676 (12.52%) Web Development
11 636 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
12 615 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
13 566 (10.48%) Test Automation
14 480 (8.89%) SDLC
15 456 (8.44%) Microservices
16 448 (8.30%) SOLID
17 378 (7.00%) DevOps
18 361 (6.69%) SOA
19 355 (6.57%) Kanban
20 323 (5.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,927 (91.24%) C#
2 2,997 (55.50%) JavaScript
3 2,278 (42.19%) SQL
4 821 (15.20%) T-SQL
5 477 (8.83%) Ruby
6 346 (6.41%) Java
7 322 (5.96%) TypeScript
8 318 (5.89%) VB.NET
9 276 (5.11%) PowerShell
10 218 (4.04%) Python
11 184 (3.41%) C++
12 141 (2.61%) C
13 123 (2.28%) PHP
14 121 (2.24%) VB
15 88 (1.63%) VBA
16 85 (1.57%) F#
17 71 (1.31%) Bash Shell
17 71 (1.31%) PL/SQL
18 54 (1.00%) XAML
19 52 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 550 (10.19%) Degree
2 169 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 150 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 128 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 81 (1.50%) SC Cleared
6 52 (0.96%) DV Cleared
7 47 (0.87%) CISSP
8 44 (0.81%) MCSE
9 42 (0.78%) CCNA
9 42 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
9 42 (0.78%) GIAC
9 42 (0.78%) Linux+ Certification
9 42 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
9 42 (0.78%) SANS
9 42 (0.78%) SSCP
10 41 (0.76%) ISEB
11 35 (0.65%) MCPD
12 29 (0.54%) Master's Degree
13 27 (0.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (4.28%) QA
2 27 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 19 (0.35%) GDPR
5 15 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 15 (0.28%) MiFID
6 14 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.20%) SLA
8 8 (0.15%) PMO
9 4 (0.074%) EMIR
9 4 (0.074%) FATCA
9 4 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.056%) HL7
10 3 (0.056%) WCAG
11 2 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.019%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.019%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 193 (3.57%) Docker
2 90 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 48 (0.89%) vSphere
4 25 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (0.31%) Firmware
7 13 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.074%) LXC
10 3 (0.056%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.019%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.019%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.019%) Squid
11 1 (0.019%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 82 (1.52%) Kibana
2 62 (1.15%) Kubernetes
3 55 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (0.87%) Ansible
5 46 (0.85%) Puppet
6 43 (0.80%) Salt
7 36 (0.67%) Packer
8 23 (0.43%) logstash
9 20 (0.37%) Terraform
10 18 (0.33%) Automic
10 18 (0.33%) Dollar Universe
11 14 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.17%) SCCM
13 6 (0.11%) HP ALM
13 6 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.093%) OPNET
14 5 (0.093%) SCOM
15 4 (0.074%) OpenView
15 4 (0.074%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.074%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,957 (36.24%) Microsoft
2 326 (6.04%) Oracle
3 240 (4.44%) Xamarin
4 183 (3.39%) Google
5 81 (1.50%) SAP
6 70 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 50 (0.93%) Facebook
8 43 (0.80%) DevExpress
9 37 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (0.69%) VMware
10 31 (0.57%) Twitter
11 29 (0.54%) Atlassian
12 28 (0.52%) Apple
12 28 (0.52%) Nintex
13 26 (0.48%) Remedy
14 20 (0.37%) New Relic
14 20 (0.37%) Telerik
15 19 (0.35%) IBM
16 17 (0.31%) HP
17 16 (0.30%) Sun