Period
to 24 September 2020

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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 138 98
Rank change year-on-year +41 -40 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 1,587 3,606 5,374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.24% 2.56% 3.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.38% 6.85% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,472 3,282 5,097
Median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.49% +1.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

.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 21,495 52,628 66,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.84% 37.35% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18,126 43,137 55,218
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

.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 24 September 2020.

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 24 September 2020. 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 +46 1,444 £52,500 +5.00% 434
UK excluding London +33 1,119 £50,000 +11.11% 380
London +13 411 £65,000 +8.33% 92
South East +44 364 £55,000 +10.00% 86
North of England +60 287 £50,000 +6.38% 111
North West +69 199 £50,000 +11.11% 69
Work from Home +7 197 £50,000 +5.26% 60
Midlands +35 196 £45,000 +1.12% 68
South West +9 139 £47,500 +5.56% 42
West Midlands +55 122 £47,500 +5.56% 41
East Midlands +7 74 £42,500 - 27
Scotland +55 66 £47,500 +14.43% 27
Yorkshire +29 63 £52,500 +11.70% 35
East of England +47 35 £38,250 -23.50% 35
North East +19 25 £41,000 -18.00% 7
Northern Ireland +11 18 £42,000 +29.23% 7
Wales +14 14 £40,000 -5.88% 4

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, 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 1,587 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,419 (89.41%) C#
3 893 (56.27%) SQL Server
4 869 (54.76%) JavaScript
5 810 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
6 783 (49.34%) MVC
7 772 (48.65%) ASP.NET
8 763 (48.08%) Azure
9 731 (46.06%) .NET Core
10 698 (43.98%) Entity Framework
11 678 (42.72%) SQL
12 592 (37.30%) AngularJS
13 563 (35.48%) Microsoft
14 561 (35.35%) HTML
15 553 (34.85%) CSS
16 524 (33.02%) ASP.NET Web API
17 497 (31.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 446 (28.10%) Microservices
19 443 (27.91%) React
20 416 (26.21%) TDD
21 414 (26.09%) DevOps
22 395 (24.89%) Scrum
23 328 (20.67%) Git (software)
24 305 (19.22%) Finance
25 285 (17.96%) Software Engineering
26 284 (17.90%) TypeScript
27 282 (17.77%) AWS
28 245 (15.44%) OO
29 242 (15.25%) REST
30 238 (15.00%) BDD

.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
1 115 (7.25%) Elasticsearch
2 82 (5.17%) NServiceBus
3 73 (4.60%) IIS
4 65 (4.10%) CMS
5 50 (3.15%) SharePoint
6 31 (1.95%) Confluence
7 30 (1.89%) Umbraco
8 24 (1.51%) Kentico
9 23 (1.45%) EPiServer
10 21 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 17 (1.07%) DNN
12 16 (1.01%) Sitefinity
13 10 (0.63%) Immediacy CMS
14 8 (0.50%) JBoss
14 8 (0.50%) Tomcat
14 8 (0.50%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.38%) Apache
15 6 (0.38%) nginx
15 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) Maximo
3 5 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.063%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 763 (48.08%) Azure
2 282 (17.77%) AWS
3 79 (4.98%) SaaS
4 57 (3.59%) GCP
5 56 (3.53%) PaaS
6 54 (3.40%) IaaS
7 51 (3.21%) Serverless
8 47 (2.96%) GitHub
8 47 (2.96%) Power Platform
9 37 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
10 33 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
11 32 (2.02%) Office 365
12 24 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
13 18 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (1.13%) npm
14 16 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (0.95%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 15 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (0.82%) Amazon Kinesis
16 13 (0.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.61%) HTTP
2 50 (3.15%) Skype
3 29 (1.83%) Internet
4 15 (0.95%) Wireless
5 10 (0.63%) DNS
6 9 (0.57%) SSL
7 7 (0.44%) AMQP
8 6 (0.38%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.25%) RTP
10 3 (0.19%) Network Security
11 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.063%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.063%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.063%) Firewall
12 1 (0.063%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.063%) VoIP
12 1 (0.063%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 893 (56.27%) SQL Server
2 192 (12.10%) MongoDB
3 149 (9.39%) NoSQL
4 98 (6.18%) SQL Server 2019
5 89 (5.61%) Relational Database
6 60 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 51 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 39 (2.46%) Power BI
10 34 (2.14%) MySQL
10 34 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 30 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 30 (1.89%) Redis
12 24 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 24 (1.51%) Cosmos DB
13 23 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
14 16 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 328 (20.67%) Git (software)
2 145 (9.14%) Visual Studio
3 116 (7.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 113 (7.12%) TeamCity
5 100 (6.30%) NUnit
6 93 (5.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 81 (5.10%) Selenium
8 72 (4.54%) SpecFlow
9 67 (4.22%) JIRA
10 51 (3.21%) Jenkins
11 47 (2.96%) Subversion
12 34 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
13 30 (1.89%) Bitbucket
13 30 (1.89%) MSTest
14 29 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 23 (1.45%) Moq
16 14 (0.88%) Protractor
17 13 (0.82%) Cypress.io
17 13 (0.82%) gulp
17 13 (0.82%) StyleCop
General
1 305 (19.22%) Finance
2 47 (2.96%) Games
3 39 (2.46%) Banking
4 25 (1.58%) Public Sector
5 21 (1.32%) Law
5 21 (1.32%) Marketing
6 20 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 19 (1.20%) Legal
8 18 (1.13%) Front Office
9 17 (1.07%) Retail
10 16 (1.01%) Advertising
11 9 (0.57%) Back Office
11 9 (0.57%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.38%) Local Government
13 6 (0.38%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.32%) Publishing
15 4 (0.25%) Digital Economy
15 4 (0.25%) Electronics
15 4 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,218 (76.75%) Developer
2 713 (44.93%) .NET Developer
3 478 (30.12%) C# Developer
4 318 (20.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 266 (16.76%) Software Developer
6 228 (14.37%) Senior Developer
7 156 (9.83%) Full Stack Developer
8 149 (9.39%) Software Engineer
9 120 (7.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 112 (7.06%) C# Software Developer
11 90 (5.67%) .NET Software Developer
12 85 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
13 76 (4.79%) Lead Developer
14 71 (4.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 65 (4.10%) SQL Developer
16 63 (3.97%) Azure Developer
16 63 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 61 (3.84%) Agile Developer
17 61 (3.84%) Architect
18 58 (3.65%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,587 (100.00%) .NET
2 772 (48.65%) ASP.NET
3 731 (46.06%) .NET Core
4 698 (43.98%) Entity Framework
5 592 (37.30%) AngularJS
6 561 (35.35%) HTML
7 553 (34.85%) CSS
8 524 (33.02%) ASP.NET Web API
9 497 (31.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 443 (27.91%) React
11 242 (15.25%) REST
12 237 (14.93%) jQuery
13 200 (12.60%) Vue.js
14 195 (12.29%) Node.js
15 190 (11.97%) Web Services
16 169 (10.65%) ASP.NET Core
17 160 (10.08%) RESTful
18 151 (9.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 149 (9.39%) HTML5
20 132 (8.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 144 (9.07%) Greenfield Project
2 94 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 40 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (2.02%) Algorithms
6 28 (1.76%) Cloud Native
6 28 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.45%) User Experience
8 18 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.13%) N-Tier
8 18 (1.13%) Private Cloud
9 16 (1.01%) Fixed Income
9 16 (1.01%) Replication
10 14 (0.88%) Reinsurance
11 12 (0.76%) LIMS
12 11 (0.69%) Hedge funds
12 11 (0.69%) Tandem
13 10 (0.63%) Derivative
13 10 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 161 (10.14%) Windows
2 35 (2.21%) Android
3 28 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 25 (1.58%) Apple iOS
4 25 (1.58%) Linux
5 9 (0.57%) Unix
5 9 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.13%) AIX
10 1 (0.063%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 810 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 783 (49.34%) MVC
3 446 (28.10%) Microservices
4 416 (26.21%) TDD
5 414 (26.09%) DevOps
6 395 (24.89%) Scrum
7 285 (17.96%) Software Engineering
8 245 (15.44%) OO
9 238 (15.00%) BDD
10 211 (13.30%) Test Automation
11 184 (11.59%) Web Development
12 179 (11.28%) SOLID
13 171 (10.78%) Mentoring
14 155 (9.77%) Unit Testing
15 153 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
16 150 (9.45%) Continuous Integration
17 139 (8.76%) Fintech
18 138 (8.70%) OOP
19 128 (8.07%) Kanban
20 127 (8.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,419 (89.41%) C#
2 869 (54.76%) JavaScript
3 678 (42.72%) SQL
4 284 (17.90%) TypeScript
5 204 (12.85%) T-SQL
6 123 (7.75%) Java
7 88 (5.55%) C++
8 85 (5.36%) Python
9 79 (4.98%) PowerShell
10 56 (3.53%) VB.NET
11 45 (2.84%) VB
12 28 (1.76%) C
13 19 (1.20%) Ruby
14 16 (1.01%) ES6
15 15 (0.95%) VB6
16 14 (0.88%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.88%) VBScript
17 13 (0.82%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.69%) VBA
19 10 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 230 (14.49%) Degree
2 79 (4.98%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 35 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.13%) CISM
6 18 (1.13%) CISSP
6 18 (1.13%) CSSLP
7 10 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.38%) MCPD
8 6 (0.38%) PhD
9 4 (0.25%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.13%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) HND
12 1 (0.063%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.063%) CIW
12 1 (0.063%) ISEB
12 1 (0.063%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.29%) QA
2 19 (1.20%) NIST
3 14 (0.88%) GDPR
3 14 (0.88%) SLA
4 6 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) COSO
System Software
1 196 (12.35%) Docker
2 10 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.063%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.063%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 88 (5.55%) Kubernetes
2 25 (1.58%) Terraform
3 22 (1.39%) Ansible
4 13 (0.82%) Puppet
5 12 (0.76%) Grafana
6 10 (0.63%) MIIS
7 5 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.19%) Kibana
9 1 (0.063%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.063%) Istio
9 1 (0.063%) Nagios
9 1 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.063%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.063%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 563 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (3.02%) Xamarin
3 46 (2.90%) Oracle
4 23 (1.45%) Google
4 23 (1.45%) VMware
5 22 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.01%) Splunk
7 14 (0.88%) Atlassian
7 14 (0.88%) Telerik
8 13 (0.82%) SAP
9 10 (0.63%) Alterian
10 9 (0.57%) webMethods
11 8 (0.50%) Cadence
11 8 (0.50%) Ceridian
11 8 (0.50%) DevExpress
11 8 (0.50%) ServiceNow
12 7 (0.44%) Blue Prism
12 7 (0.44%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.44%) Sun
13 6 (0.38%) IBM