Period
to 12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 92 124
Rank change year-on-year -34 +32 -33
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 2,317 3,232 4,045
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.61% 3.28% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.53% 8.32% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,846 2,800 3,480
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,306 £37,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 35,462 38,862 56,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.01% 39.43% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27,576 32,234 46,218
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 12 May 2021.

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 12 May 2021. 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 -35 2,049 £55,000 +10.00% 578
UK excluding London -23 1,492 £47,500 +5.56% 446
London -46 695 £75,000 +25.00% 163
South East -21 467 £55,000 +10.00% 104
Work from Home -69 456 £50,000 +11.11% 122
North of England -32 310 £45,000 - 129
Midlands -18 260 £47,500 +11.76% 83
South West -19 223 £44,000 -4.35% 57
North West -13 179 £47,500 +5.56% 80
West Midlands +2 162 £50,000 +5.26% 37
Yorkshire -45 108 £45,000 - 40
Scotland -16 97 £47,500 +5.56% 17
East Midlands -31 97 £43,000 +7.50% 46
East of England -8 65 £50,000 - 38
Wales +53 54 £40,000 -11.11% 10
North East +3 23 £37,500 -21.05% 9
Northern Ireland -13 16 £34,250 -37.73% 8

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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 2,317 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,974 (85.20%) C#
3 1,356 (58.52%) JavaScript
4 1,269 (54.77%) Azure
5 1,251 (53.99%) .NET Core
6 1,215 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1,128 (48.68%) SQL Server
8 1,034 (44.63%) SQL
9 1,015 (43.81%) MVC
10 856 (36.94%) Entity Framework
11 841 (36.30%) CSS
12 809 (34.92%) ASP.NET
13 792 (34.18%) DevOps
14 763 (32.93%) Microservices
15 751 (32.41%) HTML
16 737 (31.81%) React
17 705 (30.43%) AngularJS
18 654 (28.23%) Microsoft
19 617 (26.63%) Software Engineering
20 555 (23.95%) ASP.NET Web API
21 550 (23.74%) TDD
22 505 (21.80%) Scrum
23 458 (19.77%) jQuery
24 418 (18.04%) Social Skills
25 416 (17.95%) Docker
25 416 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
26 415 (17.91%) Web Services
27 411 (17.74%) AWS
28 382 (16.49%) SOLID
29 378 (16.31%) TypeScript

.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
1 141 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 95 (4.10%) CMS
3 89 (3.84%) IIS
4 66 (2.85%) NServiceBus
5 65 (2.81%) Umbraco
6 40 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
7 29 (1.25%) EPiServer
8 26 (1.12%) Kentico
8 26 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 21 (0.91%) WordPress
10 19 (0.82%) Confluence
11 15 (0.65%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.35%) Apache
13 6 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.17%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.13%) Drupal
15 3 (0.13%) nginx
15 3 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.13%) Sitefinity
16 2 (0.086%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.35%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.26%) Revit
5 5 (0.22%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.043%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 114 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.60%) nopCommerce
3 7 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.22%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.13%) Magento
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.086%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.043%) Maximo
9 1 (0.043%) Radian6
9 1 (0.043%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.043%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.043%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1,269 (54.77%) Azure
2 411 (17.74%) AWS
3 171 (7.38%) SaaS
4 166 (7.16%) PaaS
5 156 (6.73%) Azure Service Bus
6 125 (5.39%) Serverless
7 104 (4.49%) Power Platform
8 99 (4.27%) Azure Storage
9 83 (3.58%) Azure Key Vault
10 76 (3.28%) Azure Service Fabric
11 67 (2.89%) Azure Active Directory
12 65 (2.81%) GCP
12 65 (2.81%) IaaS
13 60 (2.59%) Azure App Service
14 55 (2.37%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 55 (2.37%) Azure Functions
14 55 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
15 49 (2.11%) GitHub
16 34 (1.47%) PowerApps
17 33 (1.42%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.58%) HTTP
2 39 (1.68%) Skype
3 24 (1.04%) Internet
4 17 (0.73%) AMQP
5 6 (0.26%) VPN
6 4 (0.17%) Firewall
6 4 (0.17%) H.323
6 4 (0.17%) RTP
7 3 (0.13%) Intranet
7 3 (0.13%) Network Security
7 3 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.086%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.086%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.086%) SSL
9 1 (0.043%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.043%) LAN
9 1 (0.043%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.043%) SMTP
9 1 (0.043%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,128 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 218 (9.41%) NoSQL
3 132 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 95 (4.10%) MySQL
5 91 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 88 (3.80%) Redis
7 82 (3.54%) MongoDB
8 79 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 74 (3.19%) Power BI
10 61 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 60 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
12 45 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 43 (1.86%) RDBMS
14 38 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
16 21 (0.91%) Oracle Database
17 19 (0.82%) Big Data
18 18 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
20 13 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 358 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 202 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 188 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 148 (6.39%) Visual Studio Team System
5 133 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 131 (5.65%) TeamCity
7 123 (5.31%) Selenium
8 100 (4.32%) NUnit
9 86 (3.71%) GitLab
10 85 (3.67%) Jenkins
11 56 (2.42%) JIRA
12 52 (2.24%) webpack
13 46 (1.99%) SpecFlow
14 35 (1.51%) Cypress.io
15 30 (1.29%) Grunt
15 30 (1.29%) Storybook
16 28 (1.21%) Moq
17 24 (1.04%) Bitbucket
18 23 (0.99%) git-flow
19 22 (0.95%) MSTest
General
1 418 (18.04%) Social Skills
2 325 (14.03%) Finance
3 161 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (3.41%) Retail
5 66 (2.85%) Games
6 63 (2.72%) Back Office
7 56 (2.42%) Marketing
7 56 (2.42%) Public Sector
8 52 (2.24%) Law
9 46 (1.99%) Banking
10 29 (1.25%) Automotive
11 28 (1.21%) Legal
12 27 (1.17%) Telecoms
13 26 (1.12%) Advertising
13 26 (1.12%) Front Office
14 20 (0.86%) Publishing
15 19 (0.82%) Manufacturing
16 17 (0.73%) Local Government
17 15 (0.65%) Organisational Skills
18 14 (0.60%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,648 (71.13%) Developer
2 835 (36.04%) .NET Developer
3 553 (23.87%) C# Developer
4 439 (18.95%) Software Developer
5 437 (18.86%) Senior Developer
6 385 (16.62%) Software Engineer
7 354 (15.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 238 (10.27%) Full Stack Developer
9 229 (9.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 168 (7.25%) .NET Software Developer
11 145 (6.26%) C# Software Developer
12 144 (6.21%) Senior Software Engineer
13 138 (5.96%) Senior C# Developer
14 137 (5.91%) Azure Developer
15 130 (5.61%) .NET Software Engineer
16 125 (5.39%) C# Software Engineer
17 107 (4.62%) Lead Developer
18 93 (4.01%) Senior Software Developer
19 91 (3.93%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 87 (3.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,317 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,251 (53.99%) .NET Core
3 856 (36.94%) Entity Framework
4 841 (36.30%) CSS
5 809 (34.92%) ASP.NET
6 751 (32.41%) HTML
7 737 (31.81%) React
8 705 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 555 (23.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 458 (19.77%) jQuery
11 416 (17.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 415 (17.91%) Web Services
13 358 (15.45%) REST
14 333 (14.37%) Vue.js
15 257 (11.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 222 (9.58%) HTML5
17 214 (9.24%) Node.js
18 198 (8.55%) RESTful
19 146 (6.30%) LINQ
20 141 (6.09%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 216 (9.32%) Greenfield Project
2 110 (4.75%) N-Tier
3 99 (4.27%) User Experience
4 74 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 67 (2.89%) Mobile App
6 51 (2.20%) Reinsurance
7 45 (1.94%) Cloud Native
7 45 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
8 34 (1.47%) Renewable Energy
9 26 (1.12%) NHS
10 24 (1.04%) iPhone
10 24 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 22 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 20 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.82%) LIMS
14 16 (0.69%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.60%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (0.56%) Wiki
17 11 (0.47%) Virtual Team
18 10 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 153 (6.60%) Windows
2 67 (2.89%) Android
3 58 (2.50%) Linux
4 53 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 40 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.22%) SUSE
6 5 (0.22%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.17%) VMS
8 2 (0.086%) Unix
8 2 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,215 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1,015 (43.81%) MVC
3 792 (34.18%) DevOps
4 763 (32.93%) Microservices
5 617 (26.63%) Software Engineering
6 550 (23.74%) TDD
7 505 (21.80%) Scrum
8 382 (16.49%) SOLID
9 337 (14.54%) Test Automation
10 329 (14.20%) OO
11 255 (11.01%) Mentoring
12 248 (10.70%) Web Development
13 243 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
14 237 (10.23%) Unit Testing
15 195 (8.42%) SDLC
16 178 (7.68%) SOA
17 173 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
18 160 (6.91%) Computer Science
19 155 (6.69%) Fintech
20 153 (6.60%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,974 (85.20%) C#
2 1,356 (58.52%) JavaScript
3 1,034 (44.63%) SQL
4 378 (16.31%) TypeScript
5 271 (11.70%) T-SQL
6 168 (7.25%) Java
7 157 (6.78%) Python
8 110 (4.75%) PowerShell
9 108 (4.66%) Go
10 78 (3.37%) C++
11 77 (3.32%) VB.NET
12 52 (2.24%) VB
13 34 (1.47%) PHP
14 22 (0.95%) Perl
15 18 (0.78%) C
15 18 (0.78%) XAML
16 17 (0.73%) ES6
17 16 (0.69%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.65%) Ruby
19 12 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 291 (12.56%) Degree
2 113 (4.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 20 (0.86%) HNC
5 20 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.69%) Master's Degree
7 7 (0.30%) CISM
7 7 (0.30%) CISSP
7 7 (0.30%) HND
8 5 (0.22%) CISA
8 5 (0.22%) ISSAP
8 5 (0.22%) ISSEP
9 4 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.086%) CSSLP
10 2 (0.086%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.086%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.086%) MCSD
10 2 (0.086%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (4.27%) QA
2 20 (0.86%) PSD2
3 19 (0.82%) GRC
4 15 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.60%) WAI
6 9 (0.39%) SLA
7 7 (0.30%) NIST
8 5 (0.22%) COBIT
8 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.17%) GDPR
9 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.13%) WCAG
11 2 (0.086%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.043%) PMO
System Software
1 416 (17.95%) Docker
2 8 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 284 (12.26%) Kubernetes
2 94 (4.06%) Terraform
3 59 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.99%) MIIS
5 20 (0.86%) Prometheus
6 15 (0.65%) Ansible
7 9 (0.39%) Puppet
8 6 (0.26%) Istio
9 3 (0.13%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.086%) Kubeflow
10 2 (0.086%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.043%) Grafana
11 1 (0.043%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.043%) SCCM
11 1 (0.043%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.043%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 654 (28.23%) Microsoft
2 85 (3.67%) Google
3 79 (3.41%) Oracle
4 71 (3.06%) Nintex
5 56 (2.42%) Xamarin
6 28 (1.21%) Sitecore
7 22 (0.95%) Telerik
7 22 (0.95%) VMware
8 17 (0.73%) Xceptor
9 16 (0.69%) SAP
10 15 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (0.60%) Samsung
12 12 (0.52%) Databricks
13 9 (0.39%) Apple
13 9 (0.39%) Blue Prism
14 7 (0.30%) JD Edwards
15 6 (0.26%) Autodesk
15 6 (0.26%) DevExpress
15 6 (0.26%) Intapp
15 6 (0.26%) Red Hat