Period
to 19 June 2021

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

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 12,087 11,608 19,959
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 11.75% 14.18% 13.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.32% 35.63% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9,564 9,956 17,456
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 42,681 32,580 54,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.50% 39.80% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29,127 27,021 45,243
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,250 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

.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 19 June 2021.

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 June 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 -3 10,754 £55,000 +4.76% 2,556
UK excluding London -1 7,404 £50,000 +5.26% 1,992
London -6 3,931 £70,000 +7.69% 737
Work from Home -5 2,755 £55,000 +10.00% 642
South East -2 2,541 £52,500 +5.00% 451
North of England -4 1,558 £47,500 - 624
Midlands 0 1,186 £45,500 +1.11% 369
South West -7 979 £45,000 -5.26% 190
North West -7 814 £50,000 +2.04% 357
West Midlands -1 713 £47,500 - 219
Yorkshire -11 594 £42,500 -5.56% 191
Scotland -6 468 £47,500 +5.56% 100
East Midlands -1 467 £45,000 +12.50% 149
East of England -11 383 £52,500 +5.00% 180
Wales +3 204 £42,500 -5.56% 52
North East 0 150 £41,500 +3.75% 76
Northern Ireland -7 97 £35,000 -30.00% 25

For the 6 months to 19 June 2021, 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 9,571 (79.18%) C#
2 5,610 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5,384 (44.54%) JavaScript
4 5,369 (44.42%) Azure
5 5,056 (41.83%) SQL
6 4,380 (36.24%) .NET Core
7 4,025 (33.30%) SQL Server
8 3,326 (27.52%) ASP.NET
9 3,040 (25.15%) MVC
10 2,915 (24.12%) HTML
11 2,907 (24.05%) AngularJS
12 2,903 (24.02%) Microsoft
13 2,897 (23.97%) CSS
14 2,874 (23.78%) DevOps
15 2,817 (23.31%) Software Engineering
16 2,553 (21.12%) .NET Framework
17 2,520 (20.85%) React
18 2,291 (18.95%) Microservices
19 2,264 (18.73%) Finance
20 2,243 (18.56%) AWS
21 2,019 (16.70%) TDD
22 1,967 (16.27%) Social Skills
23 1,898 (15.70%) Scrum
24 1,723 (14.25%) Docker
25 1,575 (13.03%) ASP.NET Web API
26 1,445 (11.95%) Git (software)
27 1,417 (11.72%) Web Services
28 1,351 (11.18%) Kubernetes
29 1,301 (10.76%) REST
30 1,252 (10.36%) TypeScript

.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
1 452 (3.74%) CMS
2 385 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 352 (2.91%) IIS
4 251 (2.08%) Umbraco
5 171 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 168 (1.39%) EPiServer
7 139 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 134 (1.11%) Confluence
9 81 (0.67%) Kentico
10 80 (0.66%) NServiceBus
11 78 (0.65%) Apache Spark
12 55 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
13 43 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 40 (0.33%) WordPress
15 36 (0.30%) Apache
16 24 (0.20%) Apache Solr
17 22 (0.18%) Headless CMS
18 21 (0.17%) Sitefinity
19 17 (0.14%) nginx
20 16 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 97 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 88 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 13 (0.11%) Campfire
4 13 (0.11%) Figma
4 13 (0.11%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.099%) Simulink
6 11 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.058%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.050%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.050%) Revit
10 5 (0.041%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.025%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.017%) EngageOne
13 1 (0.008%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.008%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.008%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.008%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 286 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 31 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 29 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.12%) nopCommerce
7 13 (0.11%) Magento
7 13 (0.11%) SAP Business One
8 11 (0.091%) Elite 3E
8 11 (0.091%) MetaTrader
9 10 (0.083%) Sage 1000
9 10 (0.083%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 10 (0.083%) Visualfiles
10 8 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.033%) SDL Web 8
12 3 (0.025%) Adobe Campaign
12 3 (0.025%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.025%) Sentinel
12 3 (0.025%) Teamcenter
12 3 (0.025%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5,369 (44.42%) Azure
2 2,243 (18.56%) AWS
3 787 (6.51%) SaaS
4 762 (6.30%) Serverless
5 591 (4.89%) GCP
6 484 (4.00%) Power Platform
7 412 (3.41%) PaaS
8 384 (3.18%) Azure Service Bus
9 328 (2.71%) Dynamics 365
10 258 (2.13%) Azure Functions
11 220 (1.82%) IaaS
12 213 (1.76%) GitHub
13 208 (1.72%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 195 (1.61%) PowerApps
15 181 (1.50%) Azure Service Fabric
16 177 (1.46%) AWS Lambda
17 168 (1.39%) Microsoft 365
18 153 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
19 146 (1.21%) Amazon S3
20 145 (1.20%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 197 (1.63%) HTTP
2 87 (0.72%) Internet
3 59 (0.49%) Skype
4 56 (0.46%) DNS
5 53 (0.44%) Firewall
6 39 (0.32%) Network Security
7 35 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 34 (0.28%) Intranet
9 25 (0.21%) VPN
10 23 (0.19%) LAN
11 21 (0.17%) AMQP
11 21 (0.17%) SSH
12 20 (0.17%) WAN
13 19 (0.16%) Broadband
13 19 (0.16%) FTP
14 13 (0.11%) Ethernet
15 11 (0.091%) SMTP
16 10 (0.083%) Reverse Proxy
17 9 (0.074%) Wireless
18 8 (0.066%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,025 (33.30%) SQL Server
2 822 (6.80%) NoSQL
3 473 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 463 (3.83%) MongoDB
5 440 (3.64%) MySQL
6 386 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 383 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 358 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 313 (2.59%) Power BI
10 304 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
11 230 (1.90%) Redis
12 191 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
13 187 (1.55%) Big Data
14 156 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 123 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 117 (0.97%) RDBMS
17 113 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
18 98 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
19 93 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
20 90 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,445 (11.95%) Git (software)
2 859 (7.11%) Visual Studio
3 512 (4.24%) TeamCity
4 446 (3.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 428 (3.54%) JIRA
6 407 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 382 (3.16%) Selenium
8 340 (2.81%) Jenkins
9 256 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
10 250 (2.07%) NUnit
11 197 (1.63%) SpecFlow
12 162 (1.34%) webpack
13 133 (1.10%) Cypress.io
14 124 (1.03%) GitLab
15 103 (0.85%) Postman
16 97 (0.80%) Moq
17 92 (0.76%) JMeter
18 76 (0.63%) gulp
19 74 (0.61%) WebDriver
20 71 (0.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 2,264 (18.73%) Finance
2 1,967 (16.27%) Social Skills
3 554 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
4 392 (3.24%) Retail
5 358 (2.96%) Public Sector
6 317 (2.62%) Marketing
7 306 (2.53%) Banking
8 244 (2.02%) Games
9 242 (2.00%) Front Office
10 200 (1.65%) Law
11 178 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 175 (1.45%) Legal
13 147 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
14 139 (1.15%) Advertising
15 134 (1.11%) Telecoms
16 128 (1.06%) Back Office
17 116 (0.96%) Presentation Skills
18 111 (0.92%) Automotive
19 104 (0.86%) Electronics
20 95 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7,960 (65.86%) Developer
2 3,641 (30.12%) .NET Developer
3 2,347 (19.42%) C# Developer
4 1,919 (15.88%) Software Developer
5 1,888 (15.62%) Senior Developer
6 1,460 (12.08%) Software Engineer
7 1,353 (11.19%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,018 (8.42%) Full Stack Developer
9 856 (7.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 772 (6.39%) .NET Software Developer
11 614 (5.08%) C# Software Developer
12 530 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
13 518 (4.29%) Lead Developer
14 505 (4.18%) Architect
15 471 (3.90%) Senior Software Developer
16 437 (3.62%) SQL Developer
17 424 (3.51%) .NET Software Engineer
18 415 (3.43%) React Developer
19 394 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
20 358 (2.96%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,380 (36.24%) .NET Core
2 3,326 (27.52%) ASP.NET
3 2,915 (24.12%) HTML
4 2,907 (24.05%) AngularJS
5 2,897 (23.97%) CSS
6 2,553 (21.12%) .NET Framework
7 2,520 (20.85%) React
8 1,575 (13.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,417 (11.72%) Web Services
10 1,301 (10.76%) REST
11 1,205 (9.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1,174 (9.71%) jQuery
13 1,038 (8.59%) Vue.js
14 973 (8.05%) Entity Framework
15 882 (7.30%) Node.js
16 879 (7.27%) RESTful
17 822 (6.80%) HTML5
18 579 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 560 (4.63%) ASP.NET Core
20 559 (4.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 989 (8.18%) Greenfield Project
2 630 (5.21%) User Experience
3 441 (3.65%) Mobile App
4 406 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
5 270 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 199 (1.65%) Cloud Native
7 193 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 179 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 175 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 156 (1.29%) Equities
11 152 (1.26%) Derivative
12 150 (1.24%) Virtual Team
13 132 (1.09%) N-Tier
14 128 (1.06%) Data Structures
15 118 (0.98%) Management Information System
16 110 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
17 94 (0.78%) Fixed Income
18 89 (0.74%) Blog
19 85 (0.70%) Client/Server
20 84 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 882 (7.30%) Windows
2 537 (4.44%) Linux
3 249 (2.06%) Android
4 202 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 198 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 103 (0.85%) Unix
7 35 (0.29%) Windows 10
7 35 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 34 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (0.25%) VMS
10 27 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.16%) CentOS
13 12 (0.099%) AIX
14 11 (0.091%) Mac OS X
14 11 (0.091%) Windows Server 2019
15 9 (0.074%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.058%) SUSE
16 7 (0.058%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.050%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,610 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 3,040 (25.15%) MVC
3 2,874 (23.78%) DevOps
4 2,817 (23.31%) Software Engineering
5 2,291 (18.95%) Microservices
6 2,019 (16.70%) TDD
7 1,898 (15.70%) Scrum
8 1,151 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 1,145 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
10 1,106 (9.15%) Mentoring
11 1,084 (8.97%) SDLC
12 1,034 (8.55%) Fintech
13 987 (8.17%) SOLID
14 973 (8.05%) Web Development
15 919 (7.60%) OO
16 819 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
17 814 (6.73%) Unit Testing
18 798 (6.60%) Computer Science
19 747 (6.18%) BDD
20 573 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9,571 (79.18%) C#
2 5,384 (44.54%) JavaScript
3 5,056 (41.83%) SQL
4 1,252 (10.36%) TypeScript
5 1,149 (9.51%) Java
6 1,144 (9.46%) Python
7 1,012 (8.37%) T-SQL
8 615 (5.09%) PowerShell
9 506 (4.19%) VB.NET
10 404 (3.34%) C++
11 285 (2.36%) PHP
12 206 (1.70%) VB
13 200 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 170 (1.41%) C
15 158 (1.31%) Go
16 139 (1.15%) ES6
17 120 (0.99%) VBA
18 118 (0.98%) Ruby
18 118 (0.98%) Scala
19 104 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,108 (9.17%) Degree
2 507 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 359 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 310 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 154 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 95 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 51 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 32 (0.26%) HNC
9 26 (0.22%) HND
10 22 (0.18%) AWS Certification
11 21 (0.17%) ISEB
12 20 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
13 18 (0.15%) CISSP
13 18 (0.15%) DV Cleared
14 16 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (0.12%) CISA
16 12 (0.099%) PhD
17 11 (0.091%) CISM
17 11 (0.091%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (0.091%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 749 (6.20%) QA
2 126 (1.04%) Accessibility
3 61 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 49 (0.41%) GDPR
5 45 (0.37%) SLA
6 44 (0.36%) GRC
7 40 (0.33%) PSD2
8 37 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 32 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 19 (0.16%) WCAG
11 9 (0.074%) Basel II
11 9 (0.074%) CRD IV
11 9 (0.074%) WAI
12 8 (0.066%) COBIT
13 7 (0.058%) NIST
14 5 (0.041%) PMO
15 3 (0.025%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 3 (0.025%) ISO 9001
16 2 (0.017%) GxP
16 2 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1,723 (14.25%) Docker
2 111 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 48 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.11%) Firmware
6 10 (0.083%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.058%) Ceph
8 7 (0.058%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.050%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.033%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.033%) NDS
10 4 (0.033%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 4 (0.033%) vSphere
11 3 (0.025%) LXC
12 2 (0.017%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.008%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.008%) HDFS
13 1 (0.008%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,351 (11.18%) Kubernetes
2 535 (4.43%) Terraform
3 159 (1.32%) Ansible
4 122 (1.01%) Grafana
5 105 (0.87%) Prometheus
6 92 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
7 61 (0.50%) Puppet
8 33 (0.27%) Graphite
9 29 (0.24%) MIIS
10 28 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 27 (0.22%) Kibana
12 21 (0.17%) Packer
13 18 (0.15%) Graylog
14 16 (0.13%) Opsgenie
15 12 (0.099%) SCCM
16 10 (0.083%) Nagios
17 9 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 8 (0.066%) Active Directory Federation Services
18 8 (0.066%) HP Fortify
18 8 (0.066%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2,903 (24.02%) Microsoft
2 447 (3.70%) Oracle
3 244 (2.02%) Google
4 233 (1.93%) Xamarin
5 186 (1.54%) Sitecore
6 123 (1.02%) SAP
7 108 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
8 82 (0.68%) VMware
9 81 (0.67%) Nintex
10 78 (0.65%) Samsung
11 60 (0.50%) IBM
12 46 (0.38%) Red Hat
13 45 (0.37%) Atlassian
13 45 (0.37%) Splunk
14 42 (0.35%) Adobe
15 40 (0.33%) Bloomberg
16 39 (0.32%) Databricks
16 39 (0.32%) OutSystems
17 35 (0.29%) Telerik
18 34 (0.28%) Apple