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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 179 127 94
Rank change year-on-year -52 -33 +32
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 3,462 2,323 3,156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.59% 3.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.25% 6.49% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,982 1,846 2,735
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £88,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% +4.40% +1.11%

.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 66,004 35,794 37,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.17% 39.92% 39.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29,978 27,741 31,192
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £63,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.91% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework.

Salary trend for .NET Framework in the UK

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Framework over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -40 2,991 £55,000 - 384
UK excluding London -11 2,014 £52,500 +10.53% 274
Work from Home -38 1,760 £55,000 +10.00% 225
London -64 1,146 £65,000 -13.33% 134
South East +4 704 £55,000 +4.76% 51
North of England -18 417 £50,000 +11.11% 97
South West +4 257 £52,500 +19.32% 34
Midlands -58 239 £48,750 +8.33% 41
Yorkshire +37 226 £45,000 - 41
East of England +21 187 £50,000 - 23
North West -77 166 £52,500 +10.53% 51
West Midlands -59 140 £50,000 - 28
Scotland -37 121 £52,500 +10.53% 14
East Midlands -32 97 £47,500 +10.47% 13
Wales -41 50 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Northern Ireland +6 40 £40,500 +18.25% 1
North East -11 26 £45,000 +20.00% 5

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 3,462 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,120 (90.12%) C#
3 1,919 (55.43%) Agile
4 1,900 (54.88%) Azure
5 1,729 (49.94%) SQL
6 1,664 (48.06%) SQL Server
7 1,613 (46.59%) JavaScript
8 1,520 (43.91%) .NET Core
9 1,415 (40.87%) ASP.NET
10 1,289 (37.23%) Microsoft
11 1,287 (37.18%) Entity Framework
12 1,240 (35.82%) MVC
13 1,206 (34.84%) HTML
14 1,123 (32.44%) DevOps
15 1,091 (31.51%) CSS
16 1,018 (29.40%) React
17 973 (28.11%) AngularJS
18 931 (26.89%) Scrum
19 892 (25.77%) Software Engineering
20 824 (23.80%) Full Stack Development
21 804 (23.22%) Git (software)
22 773 (22.33%) Finance
23 765 (22.10%) Microservices
24 759 (21.92%) ASP.NET Web API
25 690 (19.93%) Social Skills
26 628 (18.14%) TDD
27 617 (17.82%) AWS
28 615 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
29 580 (16.75%) TypeScript
30 562 (16.23%) CI/CD

.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
1 107 (3.09%) CMS
2 99 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 93 (2.69%) IIS
4 73 (2.11%) Confluence
5 71 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
6 47 (1.36%) Umbraco
7 29 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 28 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (0.40%) Mule
11 11 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.32%) Kentico
12 10 (0.29%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.23%) Apache
13 8 (0.23%) WordPress
14 7 (0.20%) IBM Domino
15 6 (0.17%) EPiServer
15 6 (0.17%) Headless CMS
16 5 (0.14%) DNN
16 5 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (0.55%) Chatbot
2 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 5 (0.14%) InVision
7 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 107 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.35%) Maximo
4 5 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.087%) Magento
5 3 (0.087%) Shopify
6 2 (0.058%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.029%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.029%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.029%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.029%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.029%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.029%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,900 (54.88%) Azure
2 617 (17.82%) AWS
3 292 (8.43%) SaaS
4 234 (6.76%) Serverless
5 176 (5.08%) GitHub
6 154 (4.45%) Azure Service Bus
7 147 (4.25%) Power Platform
8 146 (4.22%) Dynamics 365
9 105 (3.03%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 96 (2.77%) PaaS
11 89 (2.57%) GCP
12 71 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
13 68 (1.96%) Microsoft 365
14 66 (1.91%) Stripe
15 62 (1.79%) Azure Logic Apps
16 58 (1.68%) Azure Service Fabric
17 56 (1.62%) Amazon SQS
18 55 (1.59%) PowerApps
19 54 (1.56%) Slack
20 53 (1.53%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 108 (3.12%) HTTP
2 42 (1.21%) VoIP
3 28 (0.81%) MQTT
4 18 (0.52%) Broadband
4 18 (0.52%) Internet
5 10 (0.29%) HTTPS
6 9 (0.26%) SSL
7 7 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.17%) Intranet
9 5 (0.14%) X.509
10 4 (0.12%) AMQP
10 4 (0.12%) Firewall
10 4 (0.12%) PBX
10 4 (0.12%) PSTN
10 4 (0.12%) TETRA
10 4 (0.12%) Wireless
11 3 (0.087%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.058%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.058%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.029%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,664 (48.06%) SQL Server
2 368 (10.63%) Relational Database
3 299 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 193 (5.57%) MongoDB
5 115 (3.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 111 (3.21%) MySQL
7 105 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 89 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 87 (2.51%) Redis
10 84 (2.43%) RDBMS
11 75 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 50 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 49 (1.42%) Big Data
14 35 (1.01%) Power BI
15 31 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (0.81%) Couchbase
16 28 (0.81%) Oracle Database
17 26 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 24 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
19 10 (0.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 804 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 383 (11.06%) Visual Studio
3 243 (7.02%) JIRA
4 215 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 210 (6.07%) NUnit
6 126 (3.64%) Selenium
7 118 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 117 (3.38%) TeamCity
9 97 (2.80%) Moq
10 92 (2.66%) MSTest
11 89 (2.57%) Jenkins
12 73 (2.11%) Bitbucket
13 70 (2.02%) Postman
14 66 (1.91%) SpecFlow
15 59 (1.70%) webpack
16 47 (1.36%) Subversion
17 42 (1.21%) Android Studio
18 41 (1.18%) Cypress.io
19 40 (1.16%) GitLab
20 37 (1.07%) SoapUI
General
1 773 (22.33%) Finance
2 690 (19.93%) Social Skills
3 207 (5.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 204 (5.89%) Public Sector
5 201 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 159 (4.59%) Banking
7 151 (4.36%) Retail
8 104 (3.00%) Games
9 97 (2.80%) Marketing
10 95 (2.74%) Manufacturing
11 83 (2.40%) Publishing
12 80 (2.31%) Telecoms
13 69 (1.99%) Law
14 66 (1.91%) Legal
15 64 (1.85%) Advertising
16 58 (1.68%) Influencing Skills
17 44 (1.27%) Local Government
18 36 (1.04%) Organisational Skills
19 32 (0.92%) Automotive
20 29 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,452 (70.83%) Developer
2 1,157 (33.42%) .NET Developer
3 583 (16.84%) Senior Developer
4 565 (16.32%) Software Developer
5 524 (15.14%) C# Developer
6 512 (14.79%) Software Engineer
7 395 (11.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 358 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 263 (7.60%) Senior .NET Developer
10 219 (6.33%) .NET Software Developer
11 194 (5.60%) Senior Software Engineer
12 170 (4.91%) Senior Software Developer
13 134 (3.87%) Azure Developer
14 132 (3.81%) Lead Developer
15 129 (3.73%) Applications Developer
16 123 (3.55%) SQL Developer
17 115 (3.32%) C# Software Developer
17 115 (3.32%) Web Developer
18 104 (3.00%) C# Software Engineer
19 94 (2.72%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,462 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,520 (43.91%) .NET Core
3 1,415 (40.87%) ASP.NET
4 1,287 (37.18%) Entity Framework
5 1,206 (34.84%) HTML
6 1,091 (31.51%) CSS
7 1,018 (29.40%) React
8 973 (28.11%) AngularJS
9 759 (21.92%) ASP.NET Web API
10 615 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 505 (14.59%) Web Services
12 483 (13.95%) REST
13 446 (12.88%) RESTful
14 423 (12.22%) jQuery
15 403 (11.64%) Vue.js
16 378 (10.92%) HTML5
17 319 (9.21%) JSON
18 264 (7.63%) Node.js
18 264 (7.63%) WCF
19 257 (7.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 289 (8.35%) User Experience
2 212 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 167 (4.82%) Virtual Team
4 140 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
5 138 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
6 101 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
7 83 (2.40%) Cloud Native
8 75 (2.17%) Tandem
9 70 (2.02%) Blog
10 54 (1.56%) Video\Live Streaming
11 50 (1.44%) Algorithms
12 42 (1.21%) Handset
13 40 (1.16%) Sports Betting
14 39 (1.13%) Legacy Systems
15 37 (1.07%) Legacy Code
16 36 (1.04%) Data Structures
17 35 (1.01%) Client/Server
18 30 (0.87%) Management Information System
19 26 (0.75%) N-Tier
20 25 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 235 (6.79%) Windows
2 141 (4.07%) Android
3 65 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 59 (1.70%) Linux
5 28 (0.81%) Unix
6 21 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.087%) Debian
7 3 (0.087%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.058%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (0.058%) CentOS
8 2 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.029%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.029%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.029%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,919 (55.43%) Agile
2 1,240 (35.82%) MVC
3 1,123 (32.44%) DevOps
4 931 (26.89%) Scrum
5 892 (25.77%) Software Engineering
6 824 (23.80%) Full Stack Development
7 765 (22.10%) Microservices
8 628 (18.14%) TDD
9 562 (16.23%) CI/CD
10 559 (16.15%) Unit Testing
11 501 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
12 471 (13.60%) SDLC
13 432 (12.48%) Test Automation
14 425 (12.28%) OO
15 421 (12.16%) OOP
16 389 (11.24%) SOLID
17 341 (9.85%) Web Development
18 318 (9.19%) BDD
19 312 (9.01%) Fintech
20 303 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3,120 (90.12%) C#
2 1,729 (49.94%) SQL
3 1,613 (46.59%) JavaScript
4 580 (16.75%) TypeScript
5 417 (12.05%) T-SQL
6 311 (8.98%) Java
7 235 (6.79%) Python
8 152 (4.39%) PowerShell
9 145 (4.19%) VB.NET
10 72 (2.08%) Bash
11 65 (1.88%) Rust
12 56 (1.62%) Kotlin
13 49 (1.42%) Go
14 48 (1.39%) VB
15 35 (1.01%) Shell Script
16 34 (0.98%) PHP
17 32 (0.92%) ES6
18 31 (0.90%) C++
18 31 (0.90%) VB6
19 25 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 353 (10.20%) Degree
2 200 (5.78%) Security Cleared
3 160 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 151 (4.36%) SC Cleared
5 134 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 47 (1.36%) DBS Check
7 30 (0.87%) ISEB
8 28 (0.81%) ISTQB
9 26 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
10 25 (0.72%) DV Cleared
11 24 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (0.40%) MCSD
12 14 (0.40%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.38%) MCPD
13 13 (0.38%) MCSE
14 12 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.20%) MCAD
16 5 (0.14%) Master's Degree
17 3 (0.087%) CISSP
17 3 (0.087%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (11.32%) QA
2 55 (1.59%) SLA
3 46 (1.33%) Accessibility
4 14 (0.40%) GDPR
5 13 (0.38%) HL7
6 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.20%) WCAG
8 6 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.14%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.12%) NCSC
11 3 (0.087%) WAI
12 2 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 2 (0.058%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 521 (15.05%) Docker
2 25 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.058%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.029%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.029%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 366 (10.57%) Kubernetes
2 189 (5.46%) Terraform
3 73 (2.11%) Grafana
4 42 (1.21%) MIIS
5 40 (1.16%) Prometheus
6 39 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
7 35 (1.01%) Ansible
8 32 (0.92%) Kibana
9 30 (0.87%) ZABBIX
10 29 (0.84%) logstash
11 28 (0.81%) HAProxy
11 28 (0.81%) Opsgenie
11 28 (0.81%) Pingdom
12 14 (0.40%) Puppet
13 7 (0.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 5 (0.14%) Bugsnag
15 3 (0.087%) Single Sign-On
16 2 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
16 2 (0.058%) Podman
17 1 (0.029%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,289 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 155 (4.48%) Google
3 115 (3.32%) Oracle
4 79 (2.28%) NEC
4 79 (2.28%) Northgate
5 58 (1.68%) Xamarin
6 47 (1.36%) Dell
7 45 (1.30%) Sitecore
8 44 (1.27%) Samsung
9 40 (1.16%) Atlassian
10 38 (1.10%) New Relic
11 33 (0.95%) ANSYS
11 33 (0.95%) Bloomberg
12 23 (0.66%) Adobe
13 21 (0.61%) Civica
14 18 (0.52%) LexisNexis
14 18 (0.52%) Sun
15 12 (0.35%) SAP
16 11 (0.32%) Telerik
17 9 (0.26%) Splunk