Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 83 91
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 -11
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 5751 6185 6781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.21% 3.26% 3.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.01% 8.36% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5112 5686 6143
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 71782 73986 83137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.12% 38.96% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 59611 64205 71075
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

.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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Top 16 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 18 November 2017. 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 -10 5367 £45,000 - 349
UK excluding London -4 3961 £42,500 +6.25% 285
London -2 1696 £55,000 - 79
South East +11 1354 £45,000 - 67
North of England -16 999 £42,500 +6.25% 103
North West -17 595 £42,500 +6.25% 59
Midlands -19 523 £40,000 +2.56% 50
South West -5 419 £42,500 +6.25% 23
East of England -28 376 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Yorkshire -15 340 £42,500 +6.25% 36
West Midlands -36 273 £40,000 +6.67% 21
East Midlands +7 252 £37,500 -6.25% 29
Scotland +13 180 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Wales -1 90 £40,000 +6.67% 6
North East -15 64 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Northern Ireland -4 24 £33,750 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 5751 (100.00%) .NET
2 5245 (91.20%) C#
3 4110 (71.47%) MVC
4 3916 (68.09%) ASP.NET
5 3745 (65.12%) SQL Server
6 3320 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
7 3085 (53.64%) JavaScript
8 2959 (51.45%) Entity Framework
9 2650 (46.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2468 (42.91%) HTML
11 2457 (42.72%) SQL
12 2091 (36.36%) AngularJS
13 2068 (35.96%) CSS
14 2025 (35.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1906 (33.14%) Microsoft
16 1823 (31.70%) TDD
17 1783 (31.00%) WCF
18 1515 (26.34%) jQuery
19 1267 (22.03%) Scrum
20 1136 (19.75%) Git (software)
21 1120 (19.47%) Finance
22 1061 (18.45%) RESTful
23 1057 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 1047 (18.21%) Web Services
25 1029 (17.89%) Web Application Development
26 1011 (17.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 1005 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
28 998 (17.35%) BDD
29 984 (17.11%) HTML5
30 934 (16.24%) Web Development

.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
1 308 (5.36%) IIS
2 293 (5.09%) SharePoint
3 231 (4.02%) CMS
4 152 (2.64%) Umbraco
5 149 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
6 127 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 113 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
8 68 (1.18%) NServiceBus
9 50 (0.87%) Confluence
10 48 (0.83%) EPiServer
11 41 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 39 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 36 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
14 33 (0.57%) Sitefinity
15 32 (0.56%) WebSphere
16 31 (0.54%) Apache Solr
17 25 (0.43%) Apache
18 15 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
19 14 (0.24%) Kentico
19 14 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 127 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 79 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.10%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.017%) GIMP
10 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 126 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.14%) Maximo
5 5 (0.087%) Infor M3
5 5 (0.087%) Visualfiles
6 4 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.070%) nopCommerce
7 3 (0.052%) MetaTrader
8 2 (0.035%) SDL Web 8
8 2 (0.035%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.017%) Endur
9 1 (0.017%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.017%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1005 (17.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 343 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
3 131 (2.28%) SaaS
4 61 (1.06%) PaaS
5 45 (0.78%) npm
6 43 (0.75%) Office 365
7 41 (0.71%) GitHub
8 31 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (0.23%) Serverless
12 12 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
12 12 (0.21%) IaaS
13 11 (0.19%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.16%) Force.com
14 9 (0.16%) Sage Pay
15 8 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
15 8 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
16 7 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 109 (1.90%) Internet
2 72 (1.25%) HTTP
3 55 (0.96%) Intranet
4 44 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 36 (0.63%) SMS
6 21 (0.37%) ATM
7 16 (0.28%) Firewall
8 15 (0.26%) Broadband
9 12 (0.21%) AMQP
9 12 (0.21%) Hyperconnected
10 9 (0.16%) Extranet
10 9 (0.16%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.16%) SSL
11 8 (0.14%) Kerberos
11 8 (0.14%) WinSCP
12 7 (0.12%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.12%) LAN
12 7 (0.12%) WAN
13 6 (0.10%) SSH
13 6 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3745 (65.12%) SQL Server
2 753 (13.09%) NoSQL
3 578 (10.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 460 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 368 (6.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 348 (6.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 346 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 304 (5.29%) MongoDB
9 296 (5.15%) Relational Database
10 226 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 161 (2.80%) MySQL
12 123 (2.14%) RavenDB
13 102 (1.77%) RDBMS
14 100 (1.74%) Oracle Database
15 81 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
16 78 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
17 61 (1.06%) Big Data
18 50 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
19 49 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 47 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1136 (19.75%) Git (software)
2 861 (14.97%) Visual Studio
3 656 (11.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 444 (7.72%) NUnit
5 313 (5.44%) Subversion
6 246 (4.28%) JIRA
7 230 (4.00%) TeamCity
8 174 (3.03%) Moq
9 165 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 119 (2.07%) Selenium
11 114 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
12 102 (1.77%) MSTest
13 98 (1.70%) Jenkins
14 91 (1.58%) SpecFlow
15 69 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
16 52 (0.90%) gulp
17 40 (0.70%) Jasmine
17 40 (0.70%) NuGet
17 40 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 39 (0.68%) ReSharper
General
1 1120 (19.47%) Finance
2 306 (5.32%) Banking
3 276 (4.80%) Games
4 236 (4.10%) Retail
5 187 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 170 (2.96%) Advertising
7 165 (2.87%) Marketing
8 130 (2.26%) Music Industry
9 85 (1.48%) Law
10 77 (1.34%) Legal
11 73 (1.27%) Manufacturing
12 66 (1.15%) Retail Banking
13 64 (1.11%) Electronics
14 63 (1.10%) Telecoms
15 62 (1.08%) Back Office
16 58 (1.01%) Front Office
17 57 (0.99%) Financial Institution
18 56 (0.97%) Publishing
19 17 (0.30%) Billing
20 15 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4770 (82.94%) Developer
2 3365 (58.51%) .NET Developer
3 2065 (35.91%) C# Developer
4 1476 (25.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 917 (15.95%) Senior Developer
6 837 (14.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 741 (12.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 721 (12.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 686 (11.93%) Software Developer
10 557 (9.69%) Senior .NET Developer
11 486 (8.45%) SQL Developer
12 437 (7.60%) .NET Software Developer
13 414 (7.20%) C# Software Developer
14 407 (7.08%) Senior C# Developer
15 375 (6.52%) Web Developer
16 330 (5.74%) Full Stack Developer
17 326 (5.67%) Software Engineer
18 315 (5.48%) Junior
19 274 (4.76%) Junior Developer
20 235 (4.09%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5751 (100.00%) .NET
2 3916 (68.09%) ASP.NET
3 2959 (51.45%) Entity Framework
4 2650 (46.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2468 (42.91%) HTML
6 2091 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 2068 (35.96%) CSS
8 2025 (35.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1783 (31.00%) WCF
10 1515 (26.34%) jQuery
11 1061 (18.45%) RESTful
12 1057 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 1047 (18.21%) Web Services
14 1011 (17.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 984 (17.11%) HTML5
16 743 (12.92%) WPF
17 705 (12.26%) Node.js
18 630 (10.95%) XML
19 584 (10.15%) Code First Entity Framework
20 580 (10.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 542 (9.42%) Computer Science
2 398 (6.92%) Enterprise Software
3 370 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 350 (6.09%) Greenfield Project
5 287 (4.99%) Fintech
6 181 (3.15%) User Experience
7 126 (2.19%) Mobile App
8 120 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 110 (1.91%) Client/Server
10 98 (1.70%) N-Tier
11 71 (1.23%) Social Network
12 68 (1.18%) Tandem
13 35 (0.61%) Hedge funds
14 28 (0.49%) Social Media
15 27 (0.47%) FMCG
16 25 (0.43%) Data Structures
17 23 (0.40%) W3C
18 22 (0.38%) iPad
19 20 (0.35%) Algorithms
20 15 (0.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 711 (12.36%) Windows
2 124 (2.16%) Linux
3 123 (2.14%) Android
4 114 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 110 (1.91%) Windows Server
6 38 (0.66%) Unix
7 34 (0.59%) Windows 10
8 32 (0.56%) Windows 7
9 23 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.14%) MVS
11 8 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 4 (0.070%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.035%) Nucleus RTOS
14 2 (0.035%) VMS
14 2 (0.035%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.035%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4110 (71.47%) MVC
2 3320 (57.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1823 (31.70%) TDD
4 1267 (22.03%) Scrum
5 1029 (17.89%) Web Application Development
6 998 (17.35%) BDD
7 934 (16.24%) Web Development
8 864 (15.02%) OO
9 771 (13.41%) Software Engineering
10 624 (10.85%) Unit Testing
11 605 (10.52%) SDLC
12 604 (10.50%) Continuous Integration
13 479 (8.33%) SOLID
14 464 (8.07%) Test Automation
15 441 (7.67%) OOP
16 330 (5.74%) Mentoring
17 293 (5.09%) Dependency Injection
18 277 (4.82%) OOD
19 276 (4.80%) SOA
20 256 (4.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5245 (91.20%) C#
2 3085 (53.64%) JavaScript
3 2457 (42.72%) SQL
4 908 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 640 (11.13%) Ruby
6 349 (6.07%) VB.NET
7 331 (5.76%) Java
8 225 (3.91%) TypeScript
9 152 (2.64%) C++
10 141 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 122 (2.12%) VB
12 115 (2.00%) C
13 99 (1.72%) Python
14 94 (1.63%) PHP
15 87 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 76 (1.32%) VBA
17 74 (1.29%) F#
18 55 (0.96%) VBScript
19 37 (0.64%) VB6
20 29 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 686 (11.93%) Degree
2 297 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 192 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 96 (1.67%) Security Cleared
5 80 (1.39%) MCSD
6 74 (1.29%) MCP
7 72 (1.25%) MCAD
8 70 (1.22%) SC Cleared
9 45 (0.78%) Master's Degree
10 44 (0.77%) MCPD
11 36 (0.63%) MCTS
12 12 (0.21%) DBS Check
12 12 (0.21%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (0.19%) MCSA
14 10 (0.17%) ISEB
14 10 (0.17%) MCSE
15 8 (0.14%) MBA
15 8 (0.14%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (3.81%) QA
2 13 (0.23%) PMO
2 13 (0.23%) SLA
3 11 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.14%) Basel III
5 7 (0.12%) GAAP
6 6 (0.10%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.087%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.070%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.052%) GAMP
9 3 (0.052%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.052%) TickIT
10 2 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.017%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.017%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.017%) Solvency II
System Software
1 89 (1.55%) Docker
2 75 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.14%) vSphere
5 7 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.035%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.017%) KVM
Systems Management
1 62 (1.08%) Kibana
2 30 (0.52%) Puppet
3 21 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (0.28%) Ansible
5 12 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 8 (0.14%) Control-M
7 7 (0.12%) Kubernetes
7 7 (0.12%) Salt
8 5 (0.087%) Grafana
8 5 (0.087%) SCOM
9 4 (0.070%) SCCM
10 3 (0.052%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.052%) SQL Sentry
10 3 (0.052%) Terraform
10 3 (0.052%) WSUS
11 2 (0.035%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.035%) Packer
11 2 (0.035%) RSA Archer
11 2 (0.035%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1906 (33.14%) Microsoft
2 341 (5.93%) Oracle
3 153 (2.66%) Google
4 140 (2.43%) Xamarin
5 113 (1.96%) Facebook
6 62 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 54 (0.94%) SAP
8 43 (0.75%) Telerik
9 34 (0.59%) IBM
10 31 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 28 (0.49%) TIBCO
12 26 (0.45%) Adobe
12 26 (0.45%) DevExpress
12 26 (0.45%) Twitter
13 25 (0.43%) Sybase
13 25 (0.43%) VMware
14 17 (0.30%) Pega
15 14 (0.24%) Tableau
16 13 (0.23%) iManage
16 13 (0.23%) ServiceNow