Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 9 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18,078 22,485 27,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.38% 14.81% 15.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.02% 37.43% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15,398 19,513 24,060
UK 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 £81,250 £80,000 £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 48,835 60,079 70,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.83% 39.57% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40,111 49,168 59,356
UK 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 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

.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 23 January 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET in the UK

.NET
Top 18 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 23 January 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 -1 16,306 £50,000 - 3,398
UK excluding London 0 11,629 £45,000 - 2,846
London -3 5,849 £62,500 - 813
South East -1 4,027 £47,500 +5.56% 795
North of England 0 2,696 £45,000 - 764
Midlands 0 1,613 £42,500 +2.41% 501
North West +1 1,591 £45,000 - 447
South West -1 1,267 £45,000 +5.88% 264
Yorkshire -2 967 £45,000 +5.88% 254
West Midlands +1 888 £45,000 +5.88% 262
East of England -1 844 £50,000 +5.26% 261
Scotland +1 746 £45,000 - 163
East Midlands +1 726 £41,500 +3.75% 238
Wales -1 304 £45,000 +5.88% 65
North East -7 140 £42,500 - 64
Northern Ireland +1 134 £37,500 -6.25% 31
Channel Islands +6 3 £60,000 +41.18%
Isle of Man - 2 £56,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14,787 (81.80%) C#
2 8,363 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
3 8,028 (44.41%) JavaScript
4 7,505 (41.51%) ASP.NET
5 7,185 (39.74%) SQL Server
6 6,800 (37.61%) SQL
7 6,418 (35.50%) MVC
8 6,092 (33.70%) Azure
9 4,981 (27.55%) HTML
10 4,903 (27.12%) Microsoft
11 4,739 (26.21%) CSS
12 4,557 (25.21%) AngularJS
13 3,792 (20.98%) .NET Core
14 3,790 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3,776 (20.89%) .NET Framework
16 3,307 (18.29%) TDD
17 3,187 (17.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 3,116 (17.24%) Scrum
19 3,104 (17.17%) Finance
20 2,930 (16.21%) Software Engineering
21 2,655 (14.69%) DevOps
22 2,491 (13.78%) AWS
23 2,320 (12.83%) React
24 2,290 (12.67%) jQuery
25 2,224 (12.30%) Web Services
26 2,188 (12.10%) Microservices
27 2,165 (11.98%) Java
28 2,162 (11.96%) Git (software)
29 2,030 (11.23%) Degree
30 1,898 (10.50%) Web Development

.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
1 708 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 631 (3.49%) IIS
3 545 (3.01%) CMS
4 453 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
5 280 (1.55%) Confluence
6 272 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
6 272 (1.50%) Umbraco
7 184 (1.02%) EPiServer
8 164 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
9 77 (0.43%) WordPress
10 68 (0.38%) Kentico
11 64 (0.35%) Apache
12 56 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 47 (0.26%) Drupal
14 45 (0.25%) Apache Spark
14 45 (0.25%) Sitefinity
15 37 (0.20%) nginx
16 34 (0.19%) Tomcat
17 32 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 30 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 216 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 207 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 27 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 25 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 21 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 19 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.033%) S-PLUS
11 4 (0.022%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.022%) Sketch
12 2 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.011%) Adobe XD
12 2 (0.011%) PrintSoft PReS
12 2 (0.011%) Revit
13 1 (0.006%) InDesign
13 1 (0.006%) InVision
13 1 (0.006%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 544 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 257 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 35 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 27 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 27 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 21 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 16 (0.089%) Endur
7 16 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
8 14 (0.077%) Magento
8 14 (0.077%) SAP BPC
9 13 (0.072%) Elite 3E
9 13 (0.072%) Markit EDM
9 13 (0.072%) Salerio
10 12 (0.066%) thinkFolio
11 11 (0.061%) Unit4 Business World
12 10 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
12 10 (0.055%) GoldMine
12 10 (0.055%) Visualfiles
13 9 (0.050%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 6,092 (33.70%) Azure
2 2,491 (13.78%) AWS
3 770 (4.26%) SaaS
4 443 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
5 402 (2.22%) Serverless
6 385 (2.13%) Power Platform
7 382 (2.11%) PaaS
8 367 (2.03%) GitHub
9 356 (1.97%) GCP
10 214 (1.18%) Office 365
11 155 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
12 154 (0.85%) IaaS
13 130 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
14 111 (0.61%) Azure Functions
15 96 (0.53%) OpenShift
16 94 (0.52%) npm
17 84 (0.46%) Amazon S3
18 78 (0.43%) PowerApps
19 77 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
20 63 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 352 (1.95%) Internet
2 158 (0.87%) HTTP
3 122 (0.67%) Firewall
4 118 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 79 (0.44%) Intranet
6 60 (0.33%) DNS
7 45 (0.25%) SSL
8 29 (0.16%) Broadband
9 27 (0.15%) HTTPS
10 25 (0.14%) Wireless
11 24 (0.13%) DHCP
11 24 (0.13%) VPN
12 23 (0.13%) SAN
12 23 (0.13%) Skype
13 22 (0.12%) FTP
14 21 (0.12%) AMQP
15 17 (0.094%) Extranet
15 17 (0.094%) Network Security
15 17 (0.094%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (0.089%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,185 (39.74%) SQL Server
2 966 (5.34%) NoSQL
3 751 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 690 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 680 (3.76%) MySQL
6 674 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 673 (3.72%) SQL Server 2016
8 612 (3.39%) MongoDB
9 325 (1.80%) Power BI
10 318 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 293 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
12 281 (1.55%) Big Data
13 251 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 249 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 240 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
16 225 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
17 208 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
18 201 (1.11%) Redis
19 186 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
19 186 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2,162 (11.96%) Git (software)
2 1,551 (8.58%) Visual Studio
3 1,058 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 759 (4.20%) JIRA
5 542 (3.00%) Selenium
6 519 (2.87%) TeamCity
7 509 (2.82%) Jenkins
8 502 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 495 (2.74%) NUnit
10 324 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
11 255 (1.41%) SpecFlow
12 238 (1.32%) Subversion
13 229 (1.27%) Bitbucket
14 152 (0.84%) WebDriver
15 145 (0.80%) webpack
16 139 (0.77%) MSTest
17 138 (0.76%) Cucumber
18 132 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 106 (0.59%) SoapUI
20 102 (0.56%) Moq
General
1 3,104 (17.17%) Finance
2 741 (4.10%) Retail
3 676 (3.74%) Banking
4 525 (2.90%) Marketing
5 497 (2.75%) Games
6 336 (1.86%) Front Office
7 290 (1.60%) Public Sector
8 252 (1.39%) Legal
9 245 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 205 (1.13%) Law
11 181 (1.00%) Telecoms
12 153 (0.85%) Automotive
13 141 (0.78%) Advertising
14 113 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 99 (0.55%) Back Office
16 87 (0.48%) Aerospace
17 81 (0.45%) Electronics
18 57 (0.32%) Financial Institution
19 55 (0.30%) Publishing
20 33 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12,721 (70.37%) Developer
2 6,483 (35.86%) .NET Developer
3 4,797 (26.54%) C# Developer
4 2,950 (16.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,669 (14.76%) Software Developer
6 2,436 (13.47%) Senior Developer
7 1,523 (8.42%) Software Engineer
8 1,197 (6.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,063 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
10 934 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
11 933 (5.16%) .NET Software Developer
12 883 (4.88%) Junior
13 874 (4.83%) ASP.NET Developer
14 781 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 769 (4.25%) Architect
15 769 (4.25%) Senior C# Developer
16 763 (4.22%) Junior Developer
17 718 (3.97%) SQL Developer
18 714 (3.95%) Web Developer
19 643 (3.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,505 (41.51%) ASP.NET
2 4,981 (27.55%) HTML
3 4,739 (26.21%) CSS
4 4,557 (25.21%) AngularJS
5 3,792 (20.98%) .NET Core
6 3,790 (20.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3,776 (20.89%) .NET Framework
8 3,187 (17.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,320 (12.83%) React
10 2,290 (12.67%) jQuery
11 2,224 (12.30%) Web Services
12 1,803 (9.97%) Entity Framework
13 1,690 (9.35%) REST
14 1,487 (8.23%) RESTful
15 1,421 (7.86%) WCF
16 1,351 (7.47%) Node.js
17 1,349 (7.46%) HTML5
18 1,144 (6.33%) XML
19 1,020 (5.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 956 (5.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,657 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
2 921 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 723 (4.00%) User Experience
4 606 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
5 550 (3.04%) Mobile App
6 485 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
7 243 (1.34%) Cloud Native
8 226 (1.25%) Hedge funds
9 220 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 152 (0.84%) Management Information System
11 148 (0.82%) Fixed Income
12 138 (0.76%) Public Cloud
13 131 (0.72%) Data Structures
14 130 (0.72%) Derivative
15 114 (0.63%) Virtual Team
16 110 (0.61%) Client/Server
17 107 (0.59%) Blog
18 104 (0.58%) Equities
19 100 (0.55%) N-Tier
20 89 (0.49%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,706 (9.44%) Windows
2 557 (3.08%) Linux
3 410 (2.27%) Android
4 355 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 267 (1.48%) Windows Server
6 173 (0.96%) Unix
7 86 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 68 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 59 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 46 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 39 (0.22%) VMS
13 26 (0.14%) tvOS
14 21 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 19 (0.11%) CentOS
16 16 (0.089%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
18 13 (0.072%) Mac OS X
19 10 (0.055%) zOS
20 9 (0.050%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,363 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
2 6,418 (35.50%) MVC
3 3,307 (18.29%) TDD
4 3,116 (17.24%) Scrum
5 2,930 (16.21%) Software Engineering
6 2,655 (14.69%) DevOps
7 2,188 (12.10%) Microservices
8 1,898 (10.50%) Web Development
9 1,744 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
10 1,681 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
11 1,544 (8.54%) Test Automation
12 1,505 (8.33%) BDD
13 1,433 (7.93%) SDLC
14 1,378 (7.62%) Computer Science
15 1,314 (7.27%) Unit Testing
16 1,289 (7.13%) OO
17 1,243 (6.88%) Mentoring
18 1,092 (6.04%) SOLID
19 924 (5.11%) Web Application Development
20 910 (5.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14,787 (81.80%) C#
2 8,028 (44.41%) JavaScript
3 6,800 (37.61%) SQL
4 2,165 (11.98%) Java
5 1,500 (8.30%) T-SQL
6 1,226 (6.78%) TypeScript
7 1,152 (6.37%) VB.NET
8 1,091 (6.03%) Python
9 826 (4.57%) C++
10 702 (3.88%) PowerShell
11 484 (2.68%) PHP
12 472 (2.61%) VB
13 435 (2.41%) Ruby
14 356 (1.97%) C
15 229 (1.27%) F#
16 189 (1.05%) PL/SQL
17 171 (0.95%) R
18 162 (0.90%) VBA
19 153 (0.85%) ES6
20 136 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2,030 (11.23%) Degree
2 717 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 238 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 220 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 117 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 100 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 76 (0.42%) ISEB
8 71 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 57 (0.32%) MCP
10 55 (0.30%) HND
11 53 (0.29%) Master's Degree
12 48 (0.27%) MCSD
13 37 (0.20%) DV Cleared
14 33 (0.18%) MCSE
15 32 (0.18%) CISSP
16 29 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
17 27 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
17 27 (0.15%) DBS Check
17 27 (0.15%) Postgraduate
18 26 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 786 (4.35%) QA
2 109 (0.60%) GDPR
3 89 (0.49%) SLA
4 61 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.16%) DICOM
6 23 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.094%) PMO
7 17 (0.094%) WCAG
8 12 (0.066%) COBIT
8 12 (0.066%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.044%) NIST
10 7 (0.039%) PA-DSS
11 5 (0.028%) GxP
11 5 (0.028%) WAI
12 4 (0.022%) PSD2
13 3 (0.017%) HL7
13 3 (0.017%) ISO 13485
13 3 (0.017%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.011%) EMIR
System Software
1 1,209 (6.69%) Docker
2 208 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 56 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.14%) Firmware
6 20 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.077%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 13 (0.072%) XenApp
9 10 (0.055%) LXC
10 9 (0.050%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (0.044%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.039%) vSphere
13 6 (0.033%) GridGain
14 5 (0.028%) HDFS
14 5 (0.028%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.022%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.022%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.017%) NFS
16 3 (0.017%) Varnish
17 2 (0.011%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 782 (4.33%) Kubernetes
2 263 (1.45%) Terraform
3 213 (1.18%) Ansible
4 196 (1.08%) Puppet
5 159 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 93 (0.51%) Kibana
7 44 (0.24%) Grafana
8 37 (0.20%) SCCM
9 32 (0.18%) Nagios
10 28 (0.15%) SQL Sentry
11 23 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
12 21 (0.12%) Automic
12 21 (0.12%) Rancher
13 19 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
13 19 (0.11%) Packer
14 15 (0.083%) Tivoli
15 14 (0.077%) MIIS
16 12 (0.066%) ZABBIX
17 11 (0.061%) HP Quality Center
18 10 (0.055%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 4,903 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 953 (5.27%) Oracle
3 353 (1.95%) SAP
4 343 (1.90%) Xamarin
5 300 (1.66%) Sitecore
6 293 (1.62%) Google
7 250 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 158 (0.87%) Sage
9 132 (0.73%) IBM
10 100 (0.55%) Tableau
11 87 (0.48%) Atlassian
12 76 (0.42%) Adobe
13 73 (0.40%) VMware
14 66 (0.37%) UiPath
15 62 (0.34%) Facebook
16 58 (0.32%) Apple
17 57 (0.32%) MuleSoft
18 50 (0.28%) TIBCO
19 48 (0.27%) WorldPay
20 43 (0.24%) ServiceNow