Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 7,020 19,039 25,668
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.31% 13.48% 15.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.74% 36.00% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6,880 17,449 23,955
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

.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 21,439 52,880 66,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.69% 37.43% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18,037 43,339 55,452
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,250 £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
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 20 September 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 20 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 -2 6,405 £55,000 +10.00% 1,634
UK excluding London -1 4,612 £50,000 +11.11% 1,377
London -1 2,190 £70,000 +12.00% 379
South East +1 1,543 £50,000 +5.26% 302
North of England 0 1,237 £50,000 +11.11% 446
Work from Home +4 940 £55,000 +10.00% 300
North West +2 800 £55,000 +22.22% 288
Midlands -1 646 £47,500 +5.56% 240
South West -10 428 £45,000 - 131
West Midlands +2 402 £50,000 +11.11% 128
Yorkshire -4 356 £45,000 +5.88% 118
East of England +3 319 £52,500 +10.53% 134
Scotland +2 277 £47,500 +7.95% 67
East Midlands -1 246 £45,000 +5.88% 111
Wales -5 92 £48,000 +6.67% 38
North East -2 81 £42,750 -1.72% 40
Northern Ireland 0 65 £47,500 +26.67% 21
Isle of Man +5 6 £52,500 -4.55%
Channel Islands -6 1 £65,000 +23.81%

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 5,471 (77.93%) C#
2 3,264 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3,029 (43.15%) JavaScript
4 2,933 (41.78%) Azure
5 2,714 (38.66%) SQL Server
6 2,566 (36.55%) SQL
7 2,444 (34.81%) ASP.NET
8 2,227 (31.72%) .NET Core
9 2,041 (29.07%) MVC
10 1,866 (26.58%) Microsoft
11 1,842 (26.24%) AngularJS
12 1,839 (26.20%) HTML
13 1,762 (25.10%) CSS
14 1,588 (22.62%) .NET Framework
15 1,508 (21.48%) DevOps
16 1,422 (20.26%) Finance
17 1,353 (19.27%) React
18 1,350 (19.23%) TDD
19 1,341 (19.10%) Microservices
20 1,331 (18.96%) Software Engineering
21 1,181 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1,155 (16.45%) Scrum
23 1,132 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
24 1,064 (15.16%) AWS
25 933 (13.29%) Git (software)
26 780 (11.11%) Java
27 752 (10.71%) jQuery
28 751 (10.70%) Docker
29 750 (10.68%) Degree
30 739 (10.53%) 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
1 267 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 225 (3.21%) IIS
3 198 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 191 (2.72%) CMS
5 144 (2.05%) Confluence
6 99 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 90 (1.28%) NServiceBus
8 87 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
9 62 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 55 (0.78%) EPiServer
11 39 (0.56%) Kentico
12 34 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
13 30 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 29 (0.41%) Apache
15 23 (0.33%) WebSphere
16 21 (0.30%) Apache Spark
17 20 (0.28%) WordPress
18 19 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
18 19 (0.27%) Sitefinity
19 18 (0.26%) DNN
Applications
1 90 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.33%) Chatbot
4 9 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.085%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.043%) Blender
8 2 (0.028%) FileZilla
8 2 (0.028%) Mingle
9 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.014%) Sketch
9 1 (0.014%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 223 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 15 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.21%) R3 Corda
4 15 (0.21%) SAP GTS
5 9 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.11%) Maximo
6 8 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.100%) Magento
8 6 (0.085%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 5 (0.071%) Elite 3E
9 5 (0.071%) Salerio
10 4 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.057%) Endur
10 4 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.057%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.057%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2,933 (41.78%) Azure
2 1,064 (15.16%) AWS
3 378 (5.38%) SaaS
4 243 (3.46%) Dynamics 365
5 226 (3.22%) GCP
6 221 (3.15%) Power Platform
7 176 (2.51%) Serverless
8 175 (2.49%) PaaS
9 144 (2.05%) GitHub
10 137 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
11 129 (1.84%) Office 365
12 112 (1.60%) IaaS
13 59 (0.84%) npm
14 58 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
15 57 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
16 51 (0.73%) OpenShift
17 48 (0.68%) Azure Functions
17 48 (0.68%) PowerApps
18 47 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
18 47 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (2.66%) Skype
2 141 (2.01%) HTTP
3 88 (1.25%) Internet
4 53 (0.75%) Firewall
5 37 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 31 (0.44%) DNS
7 19 (0.27%) Wireless
8 16 (0.23%) AMQP
9 15 (0.21%) SSL
10 13 (0.19%) Intranet
10 13 (0.19%) RS-232
11 12 (0.17%) RS-485
12 11 (0.16%) Network Security
13 10 (0.14%) Kerberos
13 10 (0.14%) VPN
14 9 (0.13%) WAN
15 7 (0.100%) FTP
15 7 (0.100%) LAN
15 7 (0.100%) RTP
15 7 (0.100%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,714 (38.66%) SQL Server
2 466 (6.64%) NoSQL
3 387 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 258 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 254 (3.62%) Relational Database
6 238 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 220 (3.13%) MySQL
8 158 (2.25%) Power BI
9 140 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
10 137 (1.95%) SQL Server 2019
11 131 (1.87%) Redis
12 119 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 108 (1.54%) Big Data
14 105 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
15 90 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 80 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
17 76 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
18 71 (1.01%) Data Lake
18 71 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
19 65 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 933 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 466 (6.64%) Visual Studio
3 299 (4.26%) JIRA
4 289 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 273 (3.89%) TeamCity
6 270 (3.85%) Selenium
7 229 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 187 (2.66%) NUnit
9 185 (2.64%) SpecFlow
10 176 (2.51%) Jenkins
11 94 (1.34%) Subversion
12 81 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
13 76 (1.08%) Moq
14 70 (1.00%) Cypress.io
15 68 (0.97%) WebDriver
16 67 (0.95%) MSTest
17 58 (0.83%) Bitbucket
18 51 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 45 (0.64%) Cucumber
20 41 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 1,422 (20.26%) Finance
2 236 (3.36%) Banking
3 170 (2.42%) Front Office
4 160 (2.28%) Retail
5 141 (2.01%) Public Sector
6 129 (1.84%) Games
7 90 (1.28%) Marketing
8 88 (1.25%) Law
9 80 (1.14%) Manufacturing
10 73 (1.04%) Legal
11 72 (1.03%) Telecoms
12 67 (0.95%) Electronics
13 63 (0.90%) Advertising
14 47 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 42 (0.60%) Back Office
16 35 (0.50%) Investment Banking
17 32 (0.46%) Local Government
18 23 (0.33%) Private Banking
18 23 (0.33%) Publishing
19 22 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,509 (64.23%) Developer
2 2,310 (32.91%) .NET Developer
3 1,471 (20.95%) C# Developer
4 994 (14.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 982 (13.99%) Software Developer
6 915 (13.03%) Senior Developer
7 673 (9.59%) Software Engineer
8 491 (6.99%) Full Stack Developer
9 454 (6.47%) Senior .NET Developer
10 446 (6.35%) Architect
11 373 (5.31%) .NET Software Developer
12 329 (4.69%) Lead Developer
13 327 (4.66%) C# Software Developer
14 242 (3.45%) Web Developer
15 238 (3.39%) .NET Software Engineer
16 231 (3.29%) C# Software Engineer
17 227 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
18 221 (3.15%) Senior C# Developer
19 217 (3.09%) SQL Developer
20 216 (3.08%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,444 (34.81%) ASP.NET
2 2,227 (31.72%) .NET Core
3 1,842 (26.24%) AngularJS
4 1,839 (26.20%) HTML
5 1,762 (25.10%) CSS
6 1,588 (22.62%) .NET Framework
7 1,353 (19.27%) React
8 1,181 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,132 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 752 (10.71%) jQuery
11 739 (10.53%) Web Services
12 714 (10.17%) Entity Framework
13 694 (9.89%) REST
14 558 (7.95%) HTML5
15 535 (7.62%) Node.js
16 509 (7.25%) Vue.js
17 507 (7.22%) RESTful
18 452 (6.44%) ASP.NET Core
19 407 (5.80%) XML
20 377 (5.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 642 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
2 322 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 257 (3.66%) User Experience
4 244 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 175 (2.49%) Hedge funds
6 158 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
7 145 (2.07%) Algorithms
8 136 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 116 (1.65%) Fixed Income
10 114 (1.62%) Derivative
11 105 (1.50%) Equities
12 104 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 94 (1.34%) Public Cloud
14 83 (1.18%) Cloud Native
15 59 (0.84%) Data Structures
16 56 (0.80%) Virtual Team
17 47 (0.67%) Management Information System
18 37 (0.53%) Client/Server
19 34 (0.48%) N-Tier
19 34 (0.48%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 661 (9.42%) Windows
2 279 (3.97%) Linux
3 183 (2.61%) Android
4 130 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 121 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 35 (0.50%) Unix
7 24 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (0.34%) Windows Server 2016
8 23 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 14 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.19%) CentOS
10 13 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.16%) Windows 7
12 10 (0.14%) CoreOS
13 7 (0.100%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.100%) Windows Server 2019
14 5 (0.071%) zOS
15 4 (0.057%) Debian
15 4 (0.057%) HPUX
15 4 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,264 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2,041 (29.07%) MVC
3 1,508 (21.48%) DevOps
4 1,350 (19.23%) TDD
5 1,341 (19.10%) Microservices
6 1,331 (18.96%) Software Engineering
7 1,155 (16.45%) Scrum
8 731 (10.41%) Web Development
9 704 (10.03%) OO
10 654 (9.32%) Test Automation
11 621 (8.85%) Fintech
12 609 (8.68%) BDD
13 560 (7.98%) Mentoring
14 509 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
15 505 (7.19%) Unit Testing
16 496 (7.07%) SDLC
17 489 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
18 450 (6.41%) SOLID
19 433 (6.17%) Computer Science
20 363 (5.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5,471 (77.93%) C#
2 3,029 (43.15%) JavaScript
3 2,566 (36.55%) SQL
4 780 (11.11%) Java
5 715 (10.19%) TypeScript
6 557 (7.93%) Python
7 511 (7.28%) T-SQL
8 356 (5.07%) PowerShell
9 335 (4.77%) VB.NET
10 325 (4.63%) C++
11 145 (2.07%) PHP
12 118 (1.68%) VB
13 108 (1.54%) C
14 91 (1.30%) Ruby
15 82 (1.17%) R
16 67 (0.95%) PL/SQL
16 67 (0.95%) VBA
17 60 (0.85%) F#
18 54 (0.77%) Bash Shell
19 51 (0.73%) Go
Qualifications
1 750 (10.68%) Degree
2 235 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 129 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 67 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 40 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 35 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
8 34 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
9 32 (0.46%) ISEB
10 22 (0.31%) CSSLP
10 22 (0.31%) PhD
11 21 (0.30%) CISSP
12 19 (0.27%) CISM
13 16 (0.23%) MCITP
14 13 (0.19%) MCSA
15 12 (0.17%) MCPD
16 10 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.13%) MCP
18 8 (0.11%) DV Cleared
18 8 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (5.34%) QA
2 39 (0.56%) SLA
3 37 (0.53%) GDPR
4 29 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.40%) NIST
6 20 (0.28%) COBIT
7 17 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.071%) MiFID
10 3 (0.043%) COSO
10 3 (0.043%) EMIR
10 3 (0.043%) PSD2
10 3 (0.043%) WCAG
11 2 (0.028%) GAMP
11 2 (0.028%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.028%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.014%) PMO
System Software
1 751 (10.70%) Docker
2 115 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 38 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.21%) vSphere
5 12 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.085%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.057%) Firmware
7 4 (0.057%) Gluster
7 4 (0.057%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.057%) LXC
7 4 (0.057%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.043%) XenApp
9 2 (0.028%) iptables
9 2 (0.028%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.028%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.014%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.014%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 506 (7.21%) Kubernetes
2 143 (2.04%) Terraform
3 82 (1.17%) Ansible
4 56 (0.80%) Puppet
5 42 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (0.57%) Grafana
7 18 (0.26%) Istio
7 18 (0.26%) Kibana
8 15 (0.21%) Prometheus
8 15 (0.21%) SCCM
9 14 (0.20%) MIIS
10 12 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.16%) SCOM
12 10 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.100%) logstash
14 6 (0.085%) Nagios
15 5 (0.071%) WMI
16 4 (0.057%) CloudHub
16 4 (0.057%) Packer
17 3 (0.043%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,866 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 399 (5.68%) Oracle
3 152 (2.17%) SAP
4 146 (2.08%) Google
5 142 (2.02%) Xamarin
6 81 (1.15%) Sitecore
7 78 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
8 71 (1.01%) VMware
9 69 (0.98%) IBM
10 42 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 41 (0.58%) ServiceNow
12 29 (0.41%) Blue Prism
12 29 (0.41%) Remedy
13 27 (0.38%) HP
13 27 (0.38%) Splunk
13 27 (0.38%) UiPath
14 23 (0.33%) CA
15 22 (0.31%) Databricks
16 20 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
17 19 (0.27%) Apple