Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 9,396 19,377 26,667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.12% 13.55% 15.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.49% 35.93% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,835 18,040 25,156
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

.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 27,242 53,924 69,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.93% 37.70% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22,489 44,444 57,806
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the UK

.NET
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for .NET in the UK

.NET
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET over the 6 months to 4 August 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET in the UK

.NET
Top 19 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 4 August 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 -3 8,531 £52,500 +5.00% 1,436
UK excluding London -1 6,024 £47,500 +5.56% 1,244
London +2 3,030 £67,500 +8.00% 306
South East +1 2,073 £50,000 +5.26% 295
North of England +3 1,589 £47,500 +7.95% 380
North West +3 969 £50,000 +11.11% 243
Work from Home +3 948 £50,000 - 266
Midlands -3 772 £45,000 +4.65% 235
South West -3 607 £47,500 +5.56% 114
Yorkshire -2 532 £45,000 +5.88% 101
West Midlands -1 476 £47,500 +5.56% 129
East of England +1 423 £50,000 +5.26% 105
Scotland +2 348 £47,500 +5.56% 60
East Midlands -1 293 £42,500 +6.25% 104
Wales -4 133 £46,250 +8.82% 43
North East -3 90 £42,500 -5.56% 36
Northern Ireland -2 73 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Isle of Man +4 8 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Channel Islands -9 5 £65,000 +23.81%

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 7,457 (79.36%) C#
2 4,478 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
3 4,074 (43.36%) JavaScript
4 3,867 (41.16%) Azure
5 3,597 (38.28%) SQL Server
6 3,437 (36.58%) SQL
7 3,381 (35.98%) ASP.NET
8 2,918 (31.06%) MVC
9 2,824 (30.06%) .NET Core
10 2,561 (27.26%) AngularJS
11 2,509 (26.70%) HTML
12 2,468 (26.27%) Microsoft
13 2,345 (24.96%) CSS
14 2,200 (23.41%) .NET Framework
15 1,855 (19.74%) TDD
16 1,770 (18.84%) DevOps
17 1,738 (18.50%) Finance
18 1,705 (18.15%) React
19 1,661 (17.68%) Software Engineering
20 1,648 (17.54%) Scrum
21 1,620 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1,618 (17.22%) Microservices
23 1,561 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
24 1,507 (16.04%) AWS
25 1,219 (12.97%) Git (software)
26 1,073 (11.42%) jQuery
27 1,056 (11.24%) Java
28 1,054 (11.22%) Degree
29 1,040 (11.07%) Entity Framework
30 985 (10.48%) Web Services

.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
1 370 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 341 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
3 269 (2.86%) IIS
4 245 (2.61%) CMS
5 158 (1.68%) Confluence
6 140 (1.49%) Umbraco
7 124 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 80 (0.85%) EPiServer
9 78 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
10 66 (0.70%) NServiceBus
11 47 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 43 (0.46%) Apache
12 43 (0.46%) Kentico
13 39 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 37 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 26 (0.28%) WebSphere
16 24 (0.26%) Sitefinity
17 23 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
17 23 (0.24%) WordPress
18 21 (0.22%) DNN
Applications
1 129 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 15 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 10 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.085%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.043%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.032%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.032%) Blender
12 2 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.021%) FileZilla
12 2 (0.021%) Mingle
13 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.011%) CATIA
13 1 (0.011%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.011%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 268 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 116 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.21%) R3 Corda
4 17 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 17 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.16%) SAP GTS
6 14 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (0.14%) Salerio
8 11 (0.12%) Magento
9 9 (0.096%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 8 (0.085%) Maximo
10 8 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
10 8 (0.085%) SDL Web 8
11 7 (0.074%) NetSuite
12 6 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 5 (0.053%) Exchequer
14 4 (0.043%) Infor M3
14 4 (0.043%) Visualfiles
15 3 (0.032%) Markit EDM
15 3 (0.032%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 3,867 (41.16%) Azure
2 1,507 (16.04%) AWS
3 514 (5.47%) SaaS
4 302 (3.21%) Power Platform
5 287 (3.05%) Dynamics 365
6 263 (2.80%) GCP
7 250 (2.66%) Serverless
8 229 (2.44%) PaaS
9 188 (2.00%) GitHub
10 163 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
11 127 (1.35%) Office 365
12 116 (1.23%) IaaS
13 82 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
14 74 (0.79%) Azure Functions
15 60 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
16 59 (0.63%) Logic Apps
17 56 (0.60%) PowerApps
18 53 (0.56%) npm
19 52 (0.55%) OpenShift
20 51 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 146 (1.55%) Internet
2 138 (1.47%) Skype
3 134 (1.43%) HTTP
4 75 (0.80%) Firewall
5 58 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 40 (0.43%) Intranet
7 36 (0.38%) DNS
8 25 (0.27%) Wireless
9 21 (0.22%) MQTT
9 21 (0.22%) SSL
10 17 (0.18%) VPN
11 15 (0.16%) RS-232
11 15 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.15%) Bluetooth
12 14 (0.15%) Network Security
12 14 (0.15%) RS-485
13 12 (0.13%) AMQP
14 11 (0.12%) Kerberos
14 11 (0.12%) LAN
15 10 (0.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,597 (38.28%) SQL Server
2 581 (6.18%) MongoDB
3 525 (5.59%) NoSQL
4 353 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 345 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 331 (3.52%) MySQL
7 313 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 268 (2.85%) SQL Server 2019
9 264 (2.81%) Power BI
10 179 (1.91%) Redis
11 172 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
12 161 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 160 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
14 157 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 156 (1.66%) Big Data
16 132 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
17 120 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
18 118 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
19 108 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
20 106 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,219 (12.97%) Git (software)
2 696 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 393 (4.18%) Selenium
4 386 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 352 (3.75%) JIRA
6 332 (3.53%) TeamCity
7 309 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 287 (3.05%) Jenkins
9 284 (3.02%) NUnit
10 257 (2.74%) SpecFlow
11 126 (1.34%) Subversion
12 113 (1.20%) Moq
13 106 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
14 99 (1.05%) WebDriver
15 88 (0.94%) MSTest
16 85 (0.90%) Bitbucket
17 77 (0.82%) Cucumber
18 75 (0.80%) Cypress.io
19 74 (0.79%) webpack
20 53 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,738 (18.50%) Finance
2 324 (3.45%) Banking
3 293 (3.12%) Retail
4 211 (2.25%) Games
5 186 (1.98%) Front Office
6 136 (1.45%) Public Sector
7 134 (1.43%) Marketing
8 133 (1.42%) Law
9 107 (1.14%) Legal
10 104 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 73 (0.78%) Telecoms
12 71 (0.76%) Advertising
13 63 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 59 (0.63%) Electronics
15 57 (0.61%) Back Office
16 53 (0.56%) Automotive
17 49 (0.52%) Investment Banking
18 48 (0.51%) Aerospace
19 33 (0.35%) Local Government
20 27 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6,309 (67.15%) Developer
2 3,239 (34.47%) .NET Developer
3 2,088 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 1,401 (14.91%) Software Developer
5 1,380 (14.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,206 (12.84%) Senior Developer
7 823 (8.76%) Software Engineer
8 631 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
9 583 (6.20%) Senior .NET Developer
10 515 (5.48%) .NET Software Developer
11 497 (5.29%) Architect
12 432 (4.60%) C# Software Developer
13 415 (4.42%) Lead Developer
14 357 (3.80%) Junior
15 318 (3.38%) Web Developer
16 314 (3.34%) Analyst
17 303 (3.22%) ASP.NET Developer
18 292 (3.11%) Junior Developer
19 289 (3.08%) SQL Developer
20 275 (2.93%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,381 (35.98%) ASP.NET
2 2,824 (30.06%) .NET Core
3 2,561 (27.26%) AngularJS
4 2,509 (26.70%) HTML
5 2,345 (24.96%) CSS
6 2,200 (23.41%) .NET Framework
7 1,705 (18.15%) React
8 1,620 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,561 (16.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,073 (11.42%) jQuery
11 1,040 (11.07%) Entity Framework
12 985 (10.48%) Web Services
13 858 (9.13%) REST
14 811 (8.63%) Node.js
15 745 (7.93%) HTML5
16 703 (7.48%) Vue.js
17 636 (6.77%) RESTful
18 531 (5.65%) XML
19 471 (5.01%) WCF
20 438 (4.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 877 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
2 492 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 387 (4.12%) User Experience
4 292 (3.11%) Mobile App
5 224 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 216 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 182 (1.94%) Hedge funds
8 148 (1.58%) Algorithms
9 116 (1.23%) Derivative
10 115 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 113 (1.20%) Equities
11 113 (1.20%) Fixed Income
12 108 (1.15%) Cloud Native
13 105 (1.12%) Public Cloud
14 85 (0.90%) Data Structures
15 70 (0.74%) Virtual Team
16 62 (0.66%) Management Information System
17 45 (0.48%) Reinsurance
18 43 (0.46%) N-Tier
19 40 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 834 (8.88%) Windows
2 392 (4.17%) Linux
3 205 (2.18%) Android
4 159 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 133 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 58 (0.62%) Unix
7 40 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 34 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
10 27 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.22%) CentOS
12 21 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.12%) CoreOS
13 11 (0.12%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
15 8 (0.085%) VMS
15 8 (0.085%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.064%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.064%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,478 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 2,918 (31.06%) MVC
3 1,855 (19.74%) TDD
4 1,770 (18.84%) DevOps
5 1,661 (17.68%) Software Engineering
6 1,648 (17.54%) Scrum
7 1,618 (17.22%) Microservices
8 913 (9.72%) Test Automation
9 898 (9.56%) Web Development
10 859 (9.14%) BDD
11 843 (8.97%) OO
12 823 (8.76%) Fintech
13 769 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
14 762 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
15 669 (7.12%) Mentoring
16 648 (6.90%) SDLC
17 636 (6.77%) Computer Science
18 632 (6.73%) Unit Testing
19 552 (5.87%) SOLID
20 509 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7,457 (79.36%) C#
2 4,074 (43.36%) JavaScript
3 3,437 (36.58%) SQL
4 1,056 (11.24%) Java
5 968 (10.30%) TypeScript
6 770 (8.19%) Python
7 688 (7.32%) T-SQL
8 511 (5.44%) VB.NET
9 440 (4.68%) PowerShell
10 435 (4.63%) C++
11 235 (2.50%) PHP
12 206 (2.19%) C
13 180 (1.92%) VB
14 144 (1.53%) Ruby
15 120 (1.28%) R
16 104 (1.11%) F#
16 104 (1.11%) PL/SQL
17 97 (1.03%) VBA
18 93 (0.99%) Bash Shell
19 69 (0.73%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,054 (11.22%) Degree
2 355 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 191 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 127 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 104 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 51 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 35 (0.37%) ISEB
8 31 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 27 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
10 22 (0.23%) PhD
11 20 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
12 13 (0.14%) CSSLP
12 13 (0.14%) HND
12 13 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.14%) MCSD
13 12 (0.13%) CISSP
13 12 (0.13%) DBS Check
13 12 (0.13%) MCITP
14 10 (0.11%) AWS Certification
14 10 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 561 (5.97%) QA
2 52 (0.55%) GDPR
3 38 (0.40%) SLA
4 36 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.27%) NIST
6 21 (0.22%) COBIT
7 13 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.096%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.064%) MiFID
10 5 (0.053%) DICOM
11 4 (0.043%) COSO
11 4 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.032%) HL7
12 3 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.021%) EMIR
13 2 (0.021%) GAMP
13 2 (0.021%) GxP
13 2 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.021%) WCAG
System Software
1 898 (9.56%) Docker
2 134 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.20%) vSphere
5 14 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.14%) Firmware
7 8 (0.085%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.064%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.064%) Xen
9 5 (0.053%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.043%) Gluster
10 4 (0.043%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.032%) LXC
11 3 (0.032%) XenApp
11 3 (0.032%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.021%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 593 (6.31%) Kubernetes
2 169 (1.80%) Terraform
3 116 (1.23%) Ansible
4 69 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (0.65%) Puppet
6 60 (0.64%) Grafana
7 45 (0.48%) Kibana
8 24 (0.26%) Prometheus
9 20 (0.21%) SCCM
10 15 (0.16%) Istio
10 15 (0.16%) Nagios
11 12 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.13%) HP ALM
12 10 (0.11%) logstash
12 10 (0.11%) MIIS
13 7 (0.074%) SCOM
13 7 (0.074%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.053%) Packer
14 5 (0.053%) vCenter Server
14 5 (0.053%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,468 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 547 (5.82%) Oracle
3 219 (2.33%) Xamarin
4 194 (2.06%) SAP
5 182 (1.94%) Google
6 107 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 97 (1.03%) IBM
8 91 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 79 (0.84%) VMware
10 64 (0.68%) ServiceNow
11 59 (0.63%) Tableau
12 49 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 37 (0.39%) HP
14 35 (0.37%) TIBCO
15 33 (0.35%) Remedy
16 30 (0.32%) Databricks
17 27 (0.29%) CA
17 27 (0.29%) Telerik
18 26 (0.28%) Blue Prism
19 25 (0.27%) UiPath