Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 16,909 21,401 27,970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.61% 14.34% 15.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.11% 36.54% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15,624 19,905 26,760
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 45,561 58,564 72,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.36% 39.25% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 37,467 47,996 61,348
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

.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 8 April 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 8 April 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 0 15,200 £50,000 - 1,977
UK excluding London 0 10,949 £45,000 - 1,570
London 0 5,323 £65,000 +4.00% 546
South East 0 3,854 £47,500 +5.56% 432
North of England 0 2,620 £45,000 +2.27% 433
North West +4 1,516 £47,500 +5.56% 242
Midlands 0 1,431 £42,500 +1.19% 255
Work from Home 0 1,341 £50,000 -4.76% 202
South West -2 1,176 £45,000 +5.88% 165
Yorkshire 0 976 £45,000 +5.88% 132
West Midlands +1 813 £45,000 +5.88% 140
East of England +2 781 £50,000 +5.26% 146
Scotland +2 673 £45,000 - 69
East Midlands +3 616 £42,500 +6.25% 115
Wales -3 282 £45,000 +12.50% 54
North East -8 130 £41,000 -5.75% 59
Northern Ireland 0 128 £37,755 -11.17% 15
Isle of Man +5 8 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Channel Islands +1 6 £65,000 -13.33% 1

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 13,732 (81.21%) C#
2 7,921 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7,572 (44.78%) JavaScript
4 6,776 (40.07%) ASP.NET
5 6,562 (38.81%) SQL Server
6 6,348 (37.54%) Azure
7 6,318 (37.36%) SQL
8 5,845 (34.57%) MVC
9 4,653 (27.52%) AngularJS
10 4,609 (27.26%) HTML
11 4,379 (25.90%) Microsoft
12 4,367 (25.83%) CSS
13 4,262 (25.21%) .NET Core
14 3,836 (22.69%) .NET Framework
15 3,335 (19.72%) TDD
16 3,333 (19.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 3,094 (18.30%) ASP.NET Web API
18 3,027 (17.90%) Scrum
19 2,845 (16.83%) Finance
20 2,820 (16.68%) Software Engineering
21 2,627 (15.54%) DevOps
22 2,603 (15.39%) React
23 2,568 (15.19%) AWS
24 2,336 (13.82%) Microservices
25 2,051 (12.13%) jQuery
26 1,992 (11.78%) Git (software)
27 1,951 (11.54%) Web Services
28 1,920 (11.35%) Java
29 1,917 (11.34%) Entity Framework
30 1,761 (10.41%) Degree

.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
1 657 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 607 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
3 507 (3.00%) IIS
4 456 (2.70%) CMS
5 264 (1.56%) Umbraco
6 236 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
7 222 (1.31%) Confluence
8 178 (1.05%) EPiServer
9 150 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
10 63 (0.37%) Kentico
11 61 (0.36%) Apache
12 57 (0.34%) Apache Spark
13 52 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 49 (0.29%) Sitefinity
15 45 (0.27%) NServiceBus
16 44 (0.26%) ArcGIS
16 44 (0.26%) Drupal
17 34 (0.20%) nginx
17 34 (0.20%) Oracle Spatial
18 32 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 224 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 161 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.19%) Chatbot
5 30 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 23 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 22 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.089%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.030%) Adobe XD
10 5 (0.030%) Sketch
10 5 (0.030%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.018%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.012%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.006%) CATIA
13 1 (0.006%) InDesign
13 1 (0.006%) Mingle
13 1 (0.006%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 481 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 234 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.15%) Salerio
4 25 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 25 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 17 (0.10%) Magento
6 16 (0.095%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.083%) WebTrends
8 13 (0.077%) R3 Corda
9 12 (0.071%) Unit4 Business World
10 11 (0.065%) Elite 3E
10 11 (0.065%) Endur
11 10 (0.059%) Distributed Ledger
11 10 (0.059%) Visualfiles
12 9 (0.053%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 9 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
13 8 (0.047%) GoldMine
13 8 (0.047%) SDL Web 8
14 7 (0.041%) Markit EDM
14 7 (0.041%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6,348 (37.54%) Azure
2 2,568 (15.19%) AWS
3 765 (4.52%) SaaS
4 443 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
5 419 (2.48%) Serverless
6 382 (2.26%) PaaS
7 379 (2.24%) Power Platform
8 376 (2.22%) GCP
9 343 (2.03%) GitHub
10 199 (1.18%) Office 365
11 186 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
12 153 (0.90%) IaaS
13 138 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
14 120 (0.71%) Azure Functions
15 100 (0.59%) OpenShift
16 78 (0.46%) npm
17 66 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
18 63 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
19 62 (0.37%) PowerApps
20 57 (0.34%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 318 (1.88%) Internet
2 162 (0.96%) HTTP
3 117 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 91 (0.54%) Firewall
5 80 (0.47%) Intranet
6 55 (0.33%) DNS
7 39 (0.23%) Wireless
8 36 (0.21%) Skype
9 28 (0.17%) MQTT
9 28 (0.17%) SSL
10 26 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (0.14%) Broadband
12 21 (0.12%) AMQP
13 16 (0.095%) Bluetooth
13 16 (0.095%) Extranet
13 16 (0.095%) LTE
13 16 (0.095%) VPN
14 15 (0.089%) FTP
15 14 (0.083%) RTP
16 12 (0.071%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,562 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 910 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 868 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 653 (3.86%) MySQL
5 637 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 591 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 588 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 483 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 380 (2.25%) SQL Server 2019
10 326 (1.93%) Power BI
11 316 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 292 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 273 (1.61%) Redis
13 273 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 240 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
15 233 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 224 (1.32%) Big Data
17 200 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
18 194 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
19 177 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1,992 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 1,363 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 867 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 617 (3.65%) JIRA
5 584 (3.45%) Selenium
6 541 (3.20%) TeamCity
7 539 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 489 (2.89%) Jenkins
9 458 (2.71%) NUnit
10 317 (1.87%) SpecFlow
11 236 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
12 214 (1.27%) Bitbucket
13 209 (1.24%) Subversion
14 156 (0.92%) WebDriver
15 144 (0.85%) MSTest
16 137 (0.81%) Cucumber
16 137 (0.81%) webpack
17 120 (0.71%) Moq
18 109 (0.64%) gulp
18 109 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 2,845 (16.83%) Finance
2 632 (3.74%) Retail
3 608 (3.60%) Banking
4 478 (2.83%) Games
5 365 (2.16%) Marketing
6 280 (1.66%) Front Office
7 248 (1.47%) Legal
8 236 (1.40%) Public Sector
9 213 (1.26%) Law
10 204 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 163 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 133 (0.79%) Automotive
13 124 (0.73%) Advertising
14 101 (0.60%) Aerospace
15 93 (0.55%) Back Office
16 86 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 78 (0.46%) Electronics
18 63 (0.37%) Financial Institution
19 50 (0.30%) Publishing
20 46 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11,901 (70.38%) Developer
2 6,128 (36.24%) .NET Developer
3 4,283 (25.33%) C# Developer
4 2,651 (15.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,582 (15.27%) Software Developer
6 2,228 (13.18%) Senior Developer
7 1,425 (8.43%) Software Engineer
8 1,104 (6.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,076 (6.36%) Full Stack Developer
10 912 (5.39%) .NET Software Developer
11 847 (5.01%) C# Software Developer
12 822 (4.86%) Junior
13 732 (4.33%) Architect
14 704 (4.16%) ASP.NET Developer
15 693 (4.10%) Junior Developer
16 618 (3.65%) Lead Developer
17 616 (3.64%) Web Developer
18 614 (3.63%) Senior C# Developer
19 610 (3.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 585 (3.46%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,776 (40.07%) ASP.NET
2 4,653 (27.52%) AngularJS
3 4,609 (27.26%) HTML
4 4,367 (25.83%) CSS
5 4,262 (25.21%) .NET Core
6 3,836 (22.69%) .NET Framework
7 3,333 (19.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3,094 (18.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,603 (15.39%) React
10 2,051 (12.13%) jQuery
11 1,951 (11.54%) Web Services
12 1,917 (11.34%) Entity Framework
13 1,541 (9.11%) REST
14 1,478 (8.74%) Node.js
15 1,321 (7.81%) RESTful
16 1,288 (7.62%) HTML5
17 1,098 (6.49%) WCF
18 1,079 (6.38%) Vue.js
19 994 (5.88%) XML
20 833 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,627 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
2 874 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 774 (4.58%) User Experience
4 537 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 485 (2.87%) Mobile App
6 414 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
7 232 (1.37%) Cloud Native
8 222 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 190 (1.12%) Hedge funds
10 154 (0.91%) Public Cloud
11 131 (0.77%) Data Structures
12 127 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 119 (0.70%) Virtual Team
14 118 (0.70%) Blog
15 109 (0.64%) Derivative
16 102 (0.60%) Equities
17 91 (0.54%) Fixed Income
18 89 (0.53%) Reinsurance
19 80 (0.47%) Client/Server
20 77 (0.46%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,535 (9.08%) Windows
2 573 (3.39%) Linux
3 383 (2.27%) Android
4 331 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 226 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 112 (0.66%) Unix
7 84 (0.50%) Windows 10
8 67 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 41 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 39 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
13 31 (0.18%) VMS
14 29 (0.17%) CentOS
15 27 (0.16%) Windows Server 2019
16 26 (0.15%) tvOS
16 26 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 19 (0.11%) Windows XP
18 14 (0.083%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.059%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,921 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
2 5,845 (34.57%) MVC
3 3,335 (19.72%) TDD
4 3,027 (17.90%) Scrum
5 2,820 (16.68%) Software Engineering
6 2,627 (15.54%) DevOps
7 2,336 (13.82%) Microservices
8 1,612 (9.53%) Web Development
9 1,571 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
10 1,558 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 1,552 (9.18%) BDD
12 1,492 (8.82%) Test Automation
13 1,308 (7.74%) OO
14 1,225 (7.24%) SDLC
15 1,174 (6.94%) Unit Testing
16 1,115 (6.59%) Computer Science
17 1,105 (6.53%) Mentoring
18 969 (5.73%) Fintech
19 965 (5.71%) SOLID
20 915 (5.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 13,732 (81.21%) C#
2 7,572 (44.78%) JavaScript
3 6,318 (37.36%) SQL
4 1,920 (11.35%) Java
5 1,404 (8.30%) TypeScript
6 1,337 (7.91%) T-SQL
7 1,139 (6.74%) Python
8 975 (5.77%) VB.NET
9 777 (4.60%) C++
10 664 (3.93%) PowerShell
11 447 (2.64%) PHP
12 401 (2.37%) C
13 395 (2.34%) VB
14 383 (2.27%) Ruby
15 274 (1.62%) F#
16 183 (1.08%) R
17 163 (0.96%) Bash Shell
18 157 (0.93%) VBA
19 156 (0.92%) PL/SQL
20 132 (0.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,761 (10.41%) Degree
2 609 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 280 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 233 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 155 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 100 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 80 (0.47%) ISEB
8 55 (0.33%) DV Cleared
9 46 (0.27%) MCSD
10 36 (0.21%) HND
10 36 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
11 33 (0.20%) Master's Degree
11 33 (0.20%) MCP
12 26 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
13 24 (0.14%) DBS Check
14 21 (0.12%) Postgraduate
15 20 (0.12%) SANS
16 17 (0.10%) PhD
17 16 (0.095%) MCSE
18 13 (0.077%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 803 (4.75%) QA
2 101 (0.60%) GDPR
3 64 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (0.35%) SLA
5 30 (0.18%) DICOM
6 29 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 21 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.12%) NIST
9 19 (0.11%) COBIT
10 15 (0.089%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.089%) WCAG
11 12 (0.071%) PMO
12 7 (0.041%) GxP
12 7 (0.041%) HL7
12 7 (0.041%) PA-DSS
13 6 (0.035%) MiFID
14 5 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.030%) WAI
15 4 (0.024%) Dodd-Frank
16 3 (0.018%) EMIR
System Software
1 1,296 (7.66%) Docker
2 178 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 43 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.16%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.15%) Firmware
6 19 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.041%) ISA Server
8 7 (0.041%) LXC
8 7 (0.041%) Xen
9 6 (0.035%) XenApp
10 5 (0.030%) HDFS
10 5 (0.030%) Terminal Server
10 5 (0.030%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.030%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.030%) vSphere
10 5 (0.030%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.018%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.012%) NFS
Systems Management
1 856 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 275 (1.63%) Terraform
3 208 (1.23%) Ansible
4 124 (0.73%) Puppet
5 114 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
6 95 (0.56%) Kibana
7 60 (0.35%) Grafana
8 41 (0.24%) Nagios
9 35 (0.21%) SCCM
10 22 (0.13%) HP ALM
11 18 (0.11%) Packer
12 17 (0.10%) MIIS
12 17 (0.10%) Prometheus
13 13 (0.077%) ZABBIX
14 9 (0.053%) BMC PATROL
14 9 (0.053%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.053%) Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.041%) logstash
15 7 (0.041%) Microsoft Intune
16 6 (0.035%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4,379 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 911 (5.39%) Oracle
3 390 (2.31%) Xamarin
4 315 (1.86%) SAP
5 255 (1.51%) Google
6 252 (1.49%) Sitecore
7 163 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 121 (0.72%) Tableau
9 116 (0.69%) IBM
10 85 (0.50%) Atlassian
11 83 (0.49%) ServiceNow
12 71 (0.42%) VMware
13 66 (0.39%) Sage
14 60 (0.35%) MuleSoft
15 55 (0.33%) Adobe
16 53 (0.31%) UiPath
17 52 (0.31%) TIBCO
18 51 (0.30%) Apple
19 49 (0.29%) Facebook
19 49 (0.29%) New Relic