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

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 6,880 18,509 24,972
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 13.60% 15.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.16% 36.28% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6,924 16,903 23,338
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,250 £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 21,390 51,017 65,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.80% 37.50% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18,234 41,892 54,069
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,200
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.42% +2.40%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £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 October 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 October 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 6,284 £55,000 +10.00% 1,721
UK excluding London -1 4,605 £50,000 +11.11% 1,406
London -1 2,085 £70,000 +12.00% 437
South East +1 1,548 £52,500 +10.53% 325
North of England -1 1,235 £50,000 +11.11% 443
Work from Home +1 1,052 £52,500 +5.00% 353
North West +2 813 £50,000 +11.11% 293
Midlands -1 662 £47,500 +5.56% 235
South West -10 429 £45,000 - 161
West Midlands +2 412 £47,500 +5.56% 134
Yorkshire -4 328 £46,000 +6.98% 119
Scotland -1 297 £47,500 +7.95% 68
East of England +3 281 £55,000 +10.00% 118
East Midlands -1 252 £47,500 +11.76% 101
North East 0 94 £43,000 -1.15% 31
Wales -2 85 £47,500 +5.56% 41
Northern Ireland -2 62 £42,000 +12.00% 16
Isle of Man +3 6 £52,500 -
Channel Islands -2 2 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5,349 (77.75%) C#
2 3,133 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 2,977 (43.27%) JavaScript
4 2,914 (42.35%) Azure
5 2,582 (37.53%) SQL Server
6 2,577 (37.46%) SQL
7 2,322 (33.75%) ASP.NET
8 2,301 (33.44%) .NET Core
9 1,930 (28.05%) MVC
10 1,809 (26.29%) Microsoft
11 1,784 (25.93%) HTML
12 1,765 (25.65%) AngularJS
13 1,755 (25.51%) CSS
14 1,568 (22.79%) .NET Framework
15 1,526 (22.18%) DevOps
16 1,360 (19.77%) Finance
17 1,349 (19.61%) React
18 1,308 (19.01%) Software Engineering
19 1,300 (18.90%) Microservices
20 1,281 (18.62%) TDD
21 1,093 (15.89%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1,075 (15.63%) Scrum
23 1,036 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
24 1,002 (14.56%) AWS
25 897 (13.04%) Git (software)
26 750 (10.90%) Java
27 745 (10.83%) Web Development
28 739 (10.74%) jQuery
29 737 (10.71%) Web Services
29 737 (10.71%) Docker

.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
1 241 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 219 (3.18%) IIS
3 181 (2.63%) CMS
4 149 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 133 (1.93%) Confluence
6 110 (1.60%) NServiceBus
7 97 (1.41%) Umbraco
8 63 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 63 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 47 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 39 (0.57%) Kentico
11 30 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 26 (0.38%) Apache
12 26 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 22 (0.32%) WordPress
14 21 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 20 (0.29%) SAS
16 18 (0.26%) Apache Spark
17 15 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
18 14 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 60 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (0.33%) Chatbot
4 12 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.087%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.073%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.044%) Blender
10 2 (0.029%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.015%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.015%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 216 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.23%) SAP GTS
5 13 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 10 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 9 (0.13%) R3 Corda
8 7 (0.10%) Magento
8 7 (0.10%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.087%) Maximo
9 6 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.073%) Elite 3E
10 5 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.073%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.058%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.044%) Endur
13 2 (0.029%) SAP MM
13 2 (0.029%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2,914 (42.35%) Azure
2 1,002 (14.56%) AWS
3 361 (5.25%) SaaS
4 250 (3.63%) Dynamics 365
5 227 (3.30%) GCP
6 215 (3.13%) Power Platform
7 198 (2.88%) PaaS
8 181 (2.63%) Serverless
9 132 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
10 131 (1.90%) GitHub
10 131 (1.90%) IaaS
11 111 (1.61%) Office 365
12 67 (0.97%) npm
13 59 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
14 53 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
15 52 (0.76%) Logic Apps
16 50 (0.73%) PowerApps
17 49 (0.71%) OpenShift
18 48 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
19 44 (0.64%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 188 (2.73%) Skype
2 146 (2.12%) HTTP
3 78 (1.13%) Internet
4 41 (0.60%) Firewall
5 30 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 28 (0.41%) DNS
7 18 (0.26%) AMQP
8 15 (0.22%) Wireless
9 14 (0.20%) SSL
10 12 (0.17%) Intranet
11 11 (0.16%) RTP
12 10 (0.15%) VPN
13 7 (0.10%) Kerberos
13 7 (0.10%) WEP
14 6 (0.087%) Bluetooth
14 6 (0.087%) Network Security
15 5 (0.073%) SSH
15 5 (0.073%) Unified Communications
15 5 (0.073%) WAN
16 4 (0.058%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,582 (37.53%) SQL Server
2 460 (6.69%) NoSQL
3 325 (4.72%) MongoDB
4 255 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 252 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 246 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 199 (2.89%) MySQL
8 143 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 128 (1.86%) Power BI
10 120 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 112 (1.63%) Redis
12 100 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
13 98 (1.42%) Big Data
14 83 (1.21%) SQL Server 2019
15 79 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
16 78 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
17 71 (1.03%) Data Lake
18 66 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
19 60 (0.87%) Cosmos DB
20 56 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 897 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 426 (6.19%) Visual Studio
3 280 (4.07%) JIRA
4 277 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 264 (3.84%) TeamCity
6 259 (3.76%) Selenium
7 210 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 205 (2.98%) NUnit
9 171 (2.49%) SpecFlow
10 159 (2.31%) Jenkins
11 87 (1.26%) Subversion
12 82 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
13 68 (0.99%) Cypress.io
13 68 (0.99%) MSTest
14 67 (0.97%) WebDriver
15 63 (0.92%) Moq
16 58 (0.84%) Bitbucket
17 50 (0.73%) GitLab
18 48 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 39 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 1,360 (19.77%) Finance
2 200 (2.91%) Banking
3 168 (2.44%) Front Office
4 152 (2.21%) Public Sector
5 133 (1.93%) Retail
6 123 (1.79%) Games
7 85 (1.24%) Marketing
8 75 (1.09%) Law
8 75 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 68 (0.99%) Advertising
10 65 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 62 (0.90%) Legal
12 56 (0.81%) Back Office
13 53 (0.77%) Electronics
14 46 (0.67%) Financial Institution
15 34 (0.49%) Private Banking
16 33 (0.48%) Publishing
17 31 (0.45%) Investment Banking
18 28 (0.41%) Local Government
19 21 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,435 (64.46%) Developer
2 2,194 (31.89%) .NET Developer
3 1,389 (20.19%) C# Developer
4 993 (14.43%) Software Developer
5 933 (13.56%) Senior Developer
6 912 (13.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 665 (9.67%) Software Engineer
8 473 (6.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 458 (6.66%) Senior .NET Developer
10 452 (6.57%) Architect
11 367 (5.33%) .NET Software Developer
12 350 (5.09%) Lead Developer
13 337 (4.90%) C# Software Developer
14 251 (3.65%) .NET Software Engineer
15 241 (3.50%) Web Developer
16 232 (3.37%) C# Software Engineer
17 227 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
18 226 (3.28%) Senior C# Developer
19 222 (3.23%) Angular Developer
20 207 (3.01%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,322 (33.75%) ASP.NET
2 2,301 (33.44%) .NET Core
3 1,784 (25.93%) HTML
4 1,765 (25.65%) AngularJS
5 1,755 (25.51%) CSS
6 1,568 (22.79%) .NET Framework
7 1,349 (19.61%) React
8 1,093 (15.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,036 (15.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 739 (10.74%) jQuery
11 737 (10.71%) Web Services
12 707 (10.28%) REST
13 695 (10.10%) Entity Framework
14 544 (7.91%) HTML5
15 498 (7.24%) RESTful
16 474 (6.89%) ASP.NET Core
17 473 (6.88%) Vue.js
18 439 (6.38%) Node.js
19 437 (6.35%) XML
20 374 (5.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 604 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
2 306 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 255 (3.71%) Mobile App
4 248 (3.60%) User Experience
5 177 (2.57%) Hedge funds
6 140 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
7 138 (2.01%) Algorithms
8 125 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
9 119 (1.73%) Fixed Income
10 114 (1.66%) Derivative
11 112 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 111 (1.61%) Equities
13 85 (1.24%) Public Cloud
14 64 (0.93%) Data Structures
15 61 (0.89%) Cloud Native
16 51 (0.74%) Management Information System
16 51 (0.74%) N-Tier
17 47 (0.68%) Blog
18 45 (0.65%) Virtual Team
19 36 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 593 (8.62%) Windows
2 245 (3.56%) Linux
3 169 (2.46%) Android
4 117 (1.70%) Windows Server
5 107 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.41%) Unix
7 15 (0.22%) Windows Server 2016
8 14 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.13%) CoreOS
12 8 (0.12%) CentOS
12 8 (0.12%) zOS
13 6 (0.087%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.087%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.058%) HPUX
15 4 (0.058%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.029%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,133 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 1,930 (28.05%) MVC
3 1,526 (22.18%) DevOps
4 1,308 (19.01%) Software Engineering
5 1,300 (18.90%) Microservices
6 1,281 (18.62%) TDD
7 1,075 (15.63%) Scrum
8 745 (10.83%) Web Development
9 720 (10.47%) OO
10 707 (10.28%) Test Automation
11 569 (8.27%) Mentoring
12 563 (8.18%) Fintech
13 536 (7.79%) SDLC
14 535 (7.78%) BDD
15 516 (7.50%) Unit Testing
16 495 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
17 447 (6.50%) SOLID
18 437 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
19 402 (5.84%) Computer Science
20 371 (5.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5,349 (77.75%) C#
2 2,977 (43.27%) JavaScript
3 2,577 (37.46%) SQL
4 750 (10.90%) Java
5 675 (9.81%) TypeScript
6 571 (8.30%) Python
7 484 (7.03%) T-SQL
8 340 (4.94%) C++
9 334 (4.85%) VB.NET
10 333 (4.84%) PowerShell
11 125 (1.82%) PHP
12 109 (1.58%) VB
13 97 (1.41%) C
14 80 (1.16%) R
15 78 (1.13%) PL/SQL
16 74 (1.08%) Ruby
17 62 (0.90%) Go
18 50 (0.73%) VBA
19 47 (0.68%) Bash Shell
19 47 (0.68%) F#
Qualifications
1 703 (10.22%) Degree
2 207 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 78 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 42 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 39 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 34 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
9 29 (0.42%) ISEB
10 28 (0.41%) PhD
11 23 (0.33%) CSSLP
12 22 (0.32%) CISSP
13 20 (0.29%) CISM
14 16 (0.23%) MCITP
15 13 (0.19%) Master's Degree
15 13 (0.19%) MCSA
16 10 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (0.13%) DV Cleared
17 9 (0.13%) MCP
18 8 (0.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (5.77%) QA
2 43 (0.63%) SLA
3 38 (0.55%) GDPR
4 27 (0.39%) NIST
5 19 (0.28%) COBIT
5 19 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.087%) MiFID
9 5 (0.073%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.073%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.058%) EMIR
10 4 (0.058%) PSD2
11 3 (0.044%) WCAG
12 2 (0.029%) GAMP
12 2 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.015%) COSO
13 1 (0.015%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.015%) PMO
System Software
1 737 (10.71%) Docker
2 94 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.19%) vSphere
6 11 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.073%) Firmware
8 4 (0.058%) Gluster
8 4 (0.058%) GlusterFS
8 4 (0.058%) XenApp
9 3 (0.044%) LXC
10 2 (0.029%) HDFS
10 2 (0.029%) iptables
10 2 (0.029%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.029%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.015%) NDS
11 1 (0.015%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.015%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 513 (7.46%) Kubernetes
2 172 (2.50%) Terraform
3 76 (1.10%) Ansible
4 54 (0.78%) Puppet
5 30 (0.44%) Grafana
6 26 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (0.32%) MIIS
8 15 (0.22%) Istio
8 15 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 13 (0.19%) Kibana
10 11 (0.16%) SCCM
11 9 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 8 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.087%) SCOM
14 5 (0.073%) logstash
14 5 (0.073%) WMI
15 4 (0.058%) CloudHub
15 4 (0.058%) Packer
16 3 (0.044%) PowerCLI
16 3 (0.044%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,809 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 360 (5.23%) Oracle
3 151 (2.19%) Google
4 146 (2.12%) Xamarin
5 114 (1.66%) SAP
6 83 (1.21%) Sitecore
7 75 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 66 (0.96%) VMware
9 63 (0.92%) IBM
10 49 (0.71%) Atlassian
11 36 (0.52%) ServiceNow
12 30 (0.44%) Remedy
13 25 (0.36%) Databricks
14 24 (0.35%) CA
15 23 (0.33%) HP
15 23 (0.33%) Splunk
16 20 (0.29%) Blue Prism
17 19 (0.28%) Red Hat
18 18 (0.26%) PeopleSoft
18 18 (0.26%) UiPath