Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 79 97
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 -13
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 6,226 5,967 6,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.51% 3.46% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.56% 8.59% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,629 5,497 5,557
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 72,762 69,498 78,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.99% 40.28% 38.55%
Number of salaries quoted 61,387 59,490 67,938
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,166
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.71% +4.81%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%

.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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Top 17 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 20 April 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 -9 5,819 £45,000 - 722
UK excluding London -1 4,437 £42,500 - 601
London -2 1,686 £57,500 +4.55% 162
South East +7 1,390 £45,000 - 158
North of England -9 1,096 £42,500 +6.25% 174
Midlands 0 622 £40,000 -5.88% 109
South West +12 599 £42,500 +5.59% 49
North West -6 572 £42,500 +6.25% 87
East of England -22 425 £45,000 +4.65% 70
Yorkshire -2 408 £43,000 +13.16% 69
East Midlands +15 324 £40,000 - 61
West Midlands -22 298 £40,000 -5.88% 48
Scotland -5 215 £45,000 +5.88% 23
North East -8 116 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Wales -15 82 £40,000 - 13
Northern Ireland -9 7 £32,500 -20.73% 5
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 6,226 (100.00%) .NET
2 5,723 (91.92%) C#
3 4,278 (68.71%) ASP.NET
4 4,270 (68.58%) MVC
5 3,980 (63.93%) SQL Server
6 3,591 (57.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3,373 (54.18%) JavaScript
8 3,295 (52.92%) Entity Framework
9 2,946 (47.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2,630 (42.24%) SQL
11 2,514 (40.38%) HTML
12 2,312 (37.13%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2,253 (36.19%) AngularJS
14 2,229 (35.80%) CSS
15 2,074 (33.31%) TDD
16 2,033 (32.65%) WCF
17 2,031 (32.62%) Microsoft
18 1,534 (24.64%) jQuery
19 1,371 (22.02%) Git (software)
20 1,356 (21.78%) RESTful
21 1,307 (20.99%) BDD
22 1,261 (20.25%) Web Application Development
23 1,256 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
24 1,247 (20.03%) Finance
25 1,207 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
26 1,122 (18.02%) Scrum
27 1,078 (17.31%) Web Services
28 1,045 (16.78%) NoSQL
29 1,038 (16.67%) Node.js
30 943 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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
1 365 (5.86%) SharePoint
2 333 (5.35%) IIS
3 245 (3.94%) CMS
4 181 (2.91%) Umbraco
5 161 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
6 137 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 106 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
8 95 (1.53%) NServiceBus
9 72 (1.16%) Confluence
10 67 (1.08%) EPiServer
11 64 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
12 41 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 36 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 32 (0.51%) Sitefinity
15 31 (0.50%) Apache
16 30 (0.48%) WebSphere
17 26 (0.42%) Apache Solr
17 26 (0.42%) JBoss
18 18 (0.29%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 71 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.19%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.032%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.032%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.032%) Revit
Business Applications
1 187 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.40%) Elite 3E
2 25 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.26%) Workfront
4 13 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.096%) Markit EDM
6 5 (0.080%) nopCommerce
7 4 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.048%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.032%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.032%) Maximo
9 2 (0.032%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.032%) Visualfiles
10 1 (0.016%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1,256 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 475 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
3 135 (2.17%) SaaS
4 134 (2.15%) Office 365
5 115 (1.85%) PaaS
6 102 (1.64%) GitHub
7 88 (1.41%) IaaS
8 71 (1.14%) npm
9 52 (0.84%) Serverless
10 44 (0.71%) OpenShift
11 39 (0.63%) NuGet
12 38 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
13 36 (0.58%) Yarn
14 24 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
15 22 (0.35%) Yammer
16 20 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
17 17 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
17 17 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
18 13 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 96 (1.54%) Internet
2 81 (1.30%) HTTP
3 70 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 66 (1.06%) Intranet
5 49 (0.79%) Firewall
6 28 (0.45%) DNS
7 25 (0.40%) Hyperconnected
7 25 (0.40%) SMS
7 25 (0.40%) SSL
8 24 (0.39%) VPN
9 21 (0.34%) Wireshark
10 20 (0.32%) Broadband
11 17 (0.27%) AMQP
11 17 (0.27%) HTTPS
12 9 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (0.13%) DHCP
13 8 (0.13%) Extranet
14 5 (0.080%) FTP
15 4 (0.064%) LAN
15 4 (0.064%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,980 (63.93%) SQL Server
2 1,045 (16.78%) NoSQL
3 882 (14.17%) SQL Server 2016
4 390 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 328 (5.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 304 (4.88%) MongoDB
7 303 (4.87%) SQL Server 2014
8 289 (4.64%) Relational Database
9 214 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 199 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 159 (2.55%) MySQL
12 157 (2.52%) RavenDB
13 98 (1.57%) RDBMS
14 77 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
15 76 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
16 73 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
17 69 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 68 (1.09%) Redis
19 67 (1.08%) Oracle Database
20 63 (1.01%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1,371 (22.02%) Git (software)
2 844 (13.56%) Visual Studio
3 682 (10.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 358 (5.75%) NUnit
5 240 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 228 (3.66%) JIRA
7 208 (3.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 207 (3.32%) Subversion
9 179 (2.88%) Jenkins
10 162 (2.60%) Moq
11 146 (2.35%) Selenium
11 146 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
12 116 (1.86%) Rhino Mocks
13 115 (1.85%) MSTest
14 91 (1.46%) SpecFlow
15 88 (1.41%) Jasmine
16 81 (1.30%) gulp
17 73 (1.17%) Bitbucket
17 73 (1.17%) ReSharper
18 57 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 1,247 (20.03%) Finance
2 338 (5.43%) Banking
3 291 (4.67%) Games
4 268 (4.30%) Retail
5 229 (3.68%) Advertising
6 206 (3.31%) Marketing
7 141 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 105 (1.69%) Music Industry
9 80 (1.28%) Back Office
10 79 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 71 (1.14%) Law
12 65 (1.04%) Legal
13 51 (0.82%) Front Office
14 34 (0.55%) Electronics
15 32 (0.51%) Automotive
15 32 (0.51%) Publishing
16 30 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 21 (0.34%) Telecoms
18 19 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 9 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5,322 (85.48%) Developer
2 3,604 (57.89%) .NET Developer
3 2,079 (33.39%) C# Developer
4 1,521 (24.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 905 (14.54%) Software Developer
6 872 (14.01%) Senior Developer
7 850 (13.65%) ASP.NET Developer
8 774 (12.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 737 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 552 (8.87%) .NET Software Developer
11 514 (8.26%) Senior .NET Developer
12 508 (8.16%) C# Software Developer
13 378 (6.07%) SQL Developer
14 361 (5.80%) Software Engineer
15 334 (5.36%) Junior
16 306 (4.91%) Senior C# Developer
17 294 (4.72%) Junior Developer
18 293 (4.71%) Web Developer
19 283 (4.55%) Lead Developer
20 279 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,226 (100.00%) .NET
2 4,278 (68.71%) ASP.NET
3 3,295 (52.92%) Entity Framework
4 2,946 (47.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2,514 (40.38%) HTML
6 2,312 (37.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2,253 (36.19%) AngularJS
8 2,229 (35.80%) CSS
9 2,033 (32.65%) WCF
10 1,534 (24.64%) jQuery
11 1,356 (21.78%) RESTful
12 1,207 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 1,078 (17.31%) Web Services
14 1,038 (16.67%) Node.js
15 943 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 865 (13.89%) HTML5
17 824 (13.23%) Code First Entity Framework
18 717 (11.52%) WPF
19 586 (9.41%) KnockoutJS
20 568 (9.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 508 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
2 436 (7.00%) Greenfield Project
3 435 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 385 (6.18%) Fintech
5 329 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
6 245 (3.94%) User Experience
7 199 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
8 196 (3.15%) Mobile App
9 165 (2.65%) Management Information System
10 102 (1.64%) Client/Server
11 84 (1.35%) Social Network
12 74 (1.19%) Tandem
13 62 (1.00%) Algorithms
14 52 (0.84%) N-Tier
15 51 (0.82%) Hedge funds
16 46 (0.74%) Private Cloud
17 45 (0.72%) Online Games
18 44 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 28 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 26 (0.42%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 795 (12.77%) Windows
2 172 (2.76%) Android
3 143 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 129 (2.07%) Linux
5 125 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 27 (0.43%) Unix
7 18 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 18 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.27%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.26%) Nucleus RTOS
9 16 (0.26%) Windows Phone
10 14 (0.22%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.13%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.080%) CentOS
13 5 (0.080%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.064%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 3 (0.048%) MVS
16 2 (0.032%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,270 (68.58%) MVC
2 3,591 (57.68%) Agile Software Development
3 2,074 (33.31%) TDD
4 1,307 (20.99%) BDD
5 1,261 (20.25%) Web Application Development
6 1,122 (18.02%) Scrum
7 880 (14.13%) Web Development
8 840 (13.49%) Software Engineering
9 813 (13.06%) OO
10 731 (11.74%) Unit Testing
11 718 (11.53%) SDLC
12 604 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
13 564 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
14 516 (8.29%) Test Automation
15 456 (7.32%) SOLID
16 438 (7.04%) OOP
17 363 (5.83%) DevOps
18 346 (5.56%) SOA
19 328 (5.27%) Microservices
20 284 (4.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5,723 (91.92%) C#
2 3,373 (54.18%) JavaScript
3 2,630 (42.24%) SQL
4 888 (14.26%) Ruby
5 779 (12.51%) T-SQL
6 369 (5.93%) VB.NET
7 344 (5.53%) TypeScript
8 339 (5.44%) Java
9 241 (3.87%) PowerShell
10 197 (3.16%) VB
11 178 (2.86%) Python
12 136 (2.18%) C++
13 131 (2.10%) PHP
14 107 (1.72%) C
15 104 (1.67%) VBA
16 102 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 63 (1.01%) F#
18 62 (1.00%) Scala
19 56 (0.90%) XAML
20 53 (0.85%) ES6
Qualifications
1 594 (9.54%) Degree
2 231 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 180 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 100 (1.61%) Security Cleared
5 76 (1.22%) MCP
6 73 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 57 (0.92%) MCSD
8 49 (0.79%) MCPD
9 47 (0.75%) MCAD
10 28 (0.45%) MCSE
11 23 (0.37%) MCSA
12 21 (0.34%) ISEB
13 19 (0.31%) MCTS
14 18 (0.29%) PhD
15 17 (0.27%) ISTQB
15 17 (0.27%) Master's Degree
16 16 (0.26%) CISSP
17 12 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 9 (0.14%) Network+ Certification
18 9 (0.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (3.57%) QA
2 50 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 30 (0.48%) PMO
4 26 (0.42%) SLA
5 15 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.21%) MiFID
7 10 (0.16%) GAMP
8 7 (0.11%) GDPR
9 5 (0.080%) Actionable Recommendations
9 5 (0.080%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (0.064%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.064%) GCP
10 4 (0.064%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.048%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.016%) DICOM
12 1 (0.016%) GAAP
12 1 (0.016%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.016%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 155 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 142 (2.28%) Docker
3 36 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.22%) vSphere
5 13 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.096%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.064%) Firmware
9 4 (0.064%) GridGain
10 2 (0.032%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.032%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.016%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 66 (1.06%) Puppet
2 53 (0.85%) Kibana
3 52 (0.84%) Ansible
4 36 (0.58%) SCCM
5 33 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 22 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 18 (0.29%) OPNET
7 18 (0.29%) SCOM
8 14 (0.22%) Packer
9 13 (0.21%) vCenter Server
10 11 (0.18%) Salt
11 8 (0.13%) Automic
11 8 (0.13%) Terraform
12 7 (0.11%) logstash
13 6 (0.096%) Dollar Universe
13 6 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
14 5 (0.080%) OpenView
14 5 (0.080%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.064%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2,031 (32.62%) Microsoft
2 352 (5.65%) Oracle
3 192 (3.08%) Xamarin
4 191 (3.07%) Google
5 171 (2.75%) Facebook
6 108 (1.73%) Sitecore
7 97 (1.56%) Capita
8 56 (0.90%) Twitter
9 52 (0.84%) Telerik
10 44 (0.71%) WorldPay
11 43 (0.69%) DevExpress
12 36 (0.58%) VMware
13 32 (0.51%) SAP
14 24 (0.39%) TIBCO
15 22 (0.35%) Alias
15 22 (0.35%) IBM
15 22 (0.35%) Pega
16 21 (0.34%) Remedy
17 20 (0.32%) SolarWinds
18 18 (0.29%) Riverbed