Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 22,387 27,420 27,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.77% 15.62% 15.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.22% 38.44% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19,438 24,317 25,314
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,343
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

.NET 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 60,143 71,329 68,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.69% 40.63% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 49,337 60,182 58,932
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the UK

.NET
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET.

Salary trend for .NET in the UK

.NET
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for .NET in the UK

.NET
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. 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 -1 20,713 £50,000 +11.11% 4,460
UK excluding London 0 13,853 £45,000 +5.88% 3,702
London 0 8,056 £62,500 +7.76% 1,087
South East 0 4,778 £45,000 +4.65% 860
North of England -1 3,323 £45,000 +5.88% 1,163
North West 0 1,852 £45,000 +5.88% 573
Midlands -2 1,690 £40,000 - 688
South West 0 1,563 £42,500 - 360
East of England -1 1,294 £47,500 +5.56% 303
Yorkshire +1 1,266 £42,500 - 490
West Midlands -3 953 £42,500 +6.25% 379
Scotland -1 748 £45,000 +12.50% 179
East Midlands -3 736 £40,000 - 308
Wales -1 295 £40,000 - 88
North East -7 209 £45,000 +12.50% 100
Northern Ireland +2 197 £40,000 +11.89% 61
Channel Islands -3 1 £42,500 -39.29% 1

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT jobs citing .NET 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.

1 18,586 (83.02%) C#
2 10,982 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
3 10,347 (46.22%) ASP.NET
4 10,316 (46.08%) JavaScript
5 10,185 (45.50%) SQL Server
6 9,298 (41.53%) MVC
7 9,143 (40.84%) SQL
8 7,403 (33.07%) HTML
9 6,718 (30.01%) CSS
10 6,624 (29.59%) Microsoft
11 5,778 (25.81%) AngularJS
12 5,768 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
13 5,580 (24.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4,535 (20.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4,496 (20.08%) TDD
16 4,441 (19.84%) Finance
17 4,382 (19.57%) .NET Framework
18 3,774 (16.86%) Scrum
19 3,524 (15.74%) Software Engineering
20 3,368 (15.04%) jQuery
21 2,909 (12.99%) Web Services
22 2,715 (12.13%) Java
23 2,621 (11.71%) Git (software)
24 2,587 (11.56%) Degree
25 2,571 (11.48%) .NET Core
26 2,430 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
27 2,388 (10.67%) Windows
28 2,383 (10.64%) WCF
29 2,354 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
30 2,328 (10.40%) Visual Studio

.NET
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 1,013 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 973 (4.35%) IIS
3 690 (3.08%) CMS
4 617 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
5 421 (1.88%) Umbraco
6 340 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
7 259 (1.16%) Confluence
8 208 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 152 (0.68%) Apache
10 141 (0.63%) EPiServer
11 129 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 111 (0.50%) NServiceBus
13 102 (0.46%) Kentico
14 91 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
15 86 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
16 78 (0.35%) Apache Spark
17 75 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 73 (0.33%) WebSphere
19 65 (0.29%) WordPress
20 63 (0.28%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 299 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
2 267 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 160 (0.71%) Chatbot
4 52 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 36 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 29 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 26 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 23 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 21 (0.094%) AutoCAD
11 18 (0.080%) Mingle
12 11 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 10 (0.045%) Maple
14 7 (0.031%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.022%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.022%) Revit
16 4 (0.018%) Autodesk Inventor
16 4 (0.018%) GIMP
17 3 (0.013%) InVision
17 3 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 682 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 129 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 61 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 41 (0.18%) thinkFolio
5 38 (0.17%) Magento
6 37 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 34 (0.15%) Front Arena
8 21 (0.094%) Actimize
8 21 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
9 14 (0.063%) Distributed Ledger
10 13 (0.058%) Visualfiles
11 11 (0.049%) NetSuite
12 10 (0.045%) Eloqua
12 10 (0.045%) Oracle Financials
12 10 (0.045%) Shopify
13 9 (0.040%) Siebel CRM
14 8 (0.036%) Infor M3
14 8 (0.036%) SAP IS-U
15 7 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
15 7 (0.031%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5,768 (25.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,354 (10.52%) Amazon AWS
3 822 (3.67%) SaaS
4 368 (1.64%) PaaS
5 322 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 303 (1.35%) Office 365
7 294 (1.31%) Serverless
8 293 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
9 229 (1.02%) GitHub
10 228 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 179 (0.80%) npm
12 153 (0.68%) IaaS
13 107 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
14 100 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
15 87 (0.39%) Azure Functions
16 84 (0.38%) NuGet
17 82 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
18 76 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
18 76 (0.34%) Google Play
19 68 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 507 (2.26%) Internet
2 196 (0.88%) Firewall
3 179 (0.80%) HTTP
4 121 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 117 (0.52%) Intranet
6 96 (0.43%) DNS
7 70 (0.31%) Broadband
8 62 (0.28%) Network Security
9 53 (0.24%) SSL
10 52 (0.23%) Hyperconnected
11 33 (0.15%) LAN
12 31 (0.14%) VPN
12 31 (0.14%) WAN
13 26 (0.12%) Extranet
14 25 (0.11%) RIP
15 24 (0.11%) SAN
16 23 (0.10%) SMTP
17 20 (0.089%) FTP
17 20 (0.089%) HTTPS
18 19 (0.085%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10,185 (45.50%) SQL Server
2 1,418 (6.33%) NoSQL
3 1,359 (6.07%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,036 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,029 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 937 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 780 (3.48%) MongoDB
8 711 (3.18%) MySQL
9 496 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 460 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
11 419 (1.87%) Big Data
12 388 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 387 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
14 367 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
15 366 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
16 303 (1.35%) RDBMS
17 292 (1.30%) Power BI
18 252 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
19 209 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
20 203 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2,621 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 2,328 (10.40%) Visual Studio
3 1,829 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 852 (3.81%) TeamCity
5 743 (3.32%) JIRA
6 732 (3.27%) Selenium
7 723 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 711 (3.18%) NUnit
9 703 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
10 624 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
11 345 (1.54%) SpecFlow
12 319 (1.42%) Subversion
13 247 (1.10%) Cucumber
14 224 (1.00%) gulp
15 210 (0.94%) MSTest
16 201 (0.90%) Maven
17 198 (0.88%) webpack
18 194 (0.87%) Bitbucket
19 169 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 139 (0.62%) Moq
General
1 4,441 (19.84%) Finance
2 1,059 (4.73%) Banking
3 792 (3.54%) Marketing
4 788 (3.52%) Retail
5 643 (2.87%) Games
6 387 (1.73%) Front Office
7 363 (1.62%) Advertising
8 354 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 334 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 229 (1.02%) Back Office
10 229 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 180 (0.80%) Electronics
11 180 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 180 (0.80%) Law
12 157 (0.70%) Legal
13 96 (0.43%) Automotive
14 80 (0.36%) Publishing
15 60 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 47 (0.21%) Billing
17 42 (0.19%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 15,924 (71.13%) Developer
2 9,216 (41.17%) .NET Developer
3 6,693 (29.90%) C# Developer
4 4,588 (20.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,215 (14.36%) Software Developer
6 2,672 (11.94%) Senior Developer
7 1,878 (8.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,645 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,518 (6.78%) Software Engineer
10 1,470 (6.57%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1,416 (6.33%) C# Software Developer
12 1,402 (6.26%) .NET Software Developer
13 1,225 (5.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 1,173 (5.24%) SQL Developer
15 1,131 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,064 (4.75%) Architect
17 1,042 (4.65%) Junior
18 930 (4.15%) Junior Developer
19 929 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
20 904 (4.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,347 (46.22%) ASP.NET
2 7,403 (33.07%) HTML
3 6,718 (30.01%) CSS
4 5,778 (25.81%) AngularJS
5 5,580 (24.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4,535 (20.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4,382 (19.57%) .NET Framework
8 3,368 (15.04%) jQuery
9 2,909 (12.99%) Web Services
10 2,571 (11.48%) .NET Core
11 2,383 (10.64%) WCF
12 2,193 (9.80%) HTML5
13 2,168 (9.68%) Entity Framework
14 2,153 (9.62%) React
15 2,112 (9.43%) RESTful
16 1,858 (8.30%) XML
17 1,625 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 1,581 (7.06%) REST
19 1,439 (6.43%) WPF
20 1,412 (6.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,240 (10.01%) Greenfield Project
2 1,052 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1,009 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
4 962 (4.30%) Fintech
5 886 (3.96%) User Experience
6 806 (3.60%) Mobile App
7 587 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
8 310 (1.38%) Hedge funds
9 309 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 242 (1.08%) Fixed Income
11 206 (0.92%) Equities
12 204 (0.91%) Data Centre
13 203 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 198 (0.88%) Derivative
15 192 (0.86%) N-Tier
16 183 (0.82%) Management Information System
17 177 (0.79%) Data Structures
18 165 (0.74%) Tandem
19 139 (0.62%) Cloud Native
20 137 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2,388 (10.67%) Windows
2 866 (3.87%) Linux
3 613 (2.74%) Android
4 534 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 417 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 199 (0.89%) Unix
7 110 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 76 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 62 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 40 (0.18%) CentOS
12 38 (0.17%) Solaris
13 34 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 26 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 23 (0.10%) Mac OS
16 18 (0.080%) Fedora
17 17 (0.076%) SUSE
17 17 (0.076%) Windows Phone
18 15 (0.067%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,982 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 9,298 (41.53%) MVC
3 4,496 (20.08%) TDD
4 3,774 (16.86%) Scrum
5 3,524 (15.74%) Software Engineering
6 2,430 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2,250 (10.05%) Web Development
8 2,228 (9.95%) OO
9 2,135 (9.54%) DevOps
10 2,106 (9.41%) SDLC
11 2,031 (9.07%) Test Automation
12 2,019 (9.02%) BDD
13 1,993 (8.90%) Microservices
14 1,941 (8.67%) Problem-Solving
15 1,735 (7.75%) Unit Testing
16 1,568 (7.00%) Web Application Development
17 1,552 (6.93%) Computer Science
18 1,443 (6.45%) Mentoring
19 1,326 (5.92%) SOLID
20 1,198 (5.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18,586 (83.02%) C#
2 10,316 (46.08%) JavaScript
3 9,143 (40.84%) SQL
4 2,715 (12.13%) Java
5 2,149 (9.60%) T-SQL
6 1,390 (6.21%) VB.NET
7 1,301 (5.81%) Python
8 1,109 (4.95%) C++
9 1,011 (4.52%) TypeScript
10 963 (4.30%) PowerShell
11 705 (3.15%) Ruby
12 681 (3.04%) PHP
13 521 (2.33%) VB
14 377 (1.68%) C
15 376 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 276 (1.23%) VBA
17 200 (0.89%) Bash Shell
18 199 (0.89%) F#
19 165 (0.74%) VB6
20 161 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 2,587 (11.56%) Degree
2 726 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 355 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 338 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 238 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 126 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 100 (0.45%) Master's Degree
8 88 (0.39%) ISEB
9 78 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 70 (0.31%) PhD
11 69 (0.31%) MCSE
12 66 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
13 65 (0.29%) CISSP
14 51 (0.23%) HND
14 51 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 46 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 39 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
17 38 (0.17%) DV Cleared
18 36 (0.16%) AWS Certification
18 36 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,083 (4.84%) QA
2 145 (0.65%) GDPR
3 117 (0.52%) SLA
4 74 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 70 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 54 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 24 (0.11%) MiFID
9 23 (0.10%) HL7
10 22 (0.098%) PMO
11 21 (0.094%) DICOM
12 14 (0.063%) ISO 14001
12 14 (0.063%) ISO 9000
13 11 (0.049%) GAMP
14 10 (0.045%) WAI
15 9 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
17 4 (0.018%) IFRS
17 4 (0.018%) IFRS 9
17 4 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,127 (5.03%) Docker
2 364 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 192 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 156 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 71 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 34 (0.15%) Firmware
7 24 (0.11%) vSphere
8 18 (0.080%) Apache Flume
9 17 (0.076%) LXC
10 16 (0.071%) VirtualBox
10 16 (0.071%) XenApp
11 11 (0.049%) VMware Server
12 9 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.022%) KVM
15 4 (0.018%) GridGain
15 4 (0.018%) HDFS
15 4 (0.018%) Varnish
15 4 (0.018%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.018%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 492 (2.20%) Kubernetes
2 369 (1.65%) Ansible
3 295 (1.32%) Puppet
4 217 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 202 (0.90%) Terraform
6 108 (0.48%) Kibana
7 42 (0.19%) logstash
8 38 (0.17%) Grafana
9 35 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 31 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (0.13%) SCOM
12 28 (0.13%) Mesos
13 23 (0.10%) Graphite
13 23 (0.10%) SCCM
14 22 (0.098%) Consul
14 22 (0.098%) Control-M
14 22 (0.098%) Nagios
15 21 (0.094%) Packer
16 18 (0.080%) Oozie
16 18 (0.080%) Salt
Vendors
1 6,624 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 1,329 (5.94%) Oracle
3 617 (2.76%) Google
4 615 (2.75%) Xamarin
5 431 (1.93%) Sitecore
6 388 (1.73%) SAP
7 223 (1.00%) VMware
8 222 (0.99%) Facebook
9 189 (0.84%) IBM
10 137 (0.61%) Telerik
11 132 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
11 132 (0.59%) Tableau
12 101 (0.45%) Atlassian
13 90 (0.40%) Red Hat
14 89 (0.40%) Apple
15 82 (0.37%) DevExpress
16 80 (0.36%) Twitter
17 79 (0.35%) Splunk
18 78 (0.35%) ServiceNow
19 71 (0.32%) Cadence