Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK

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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 26 28 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -8
Permanent jobs citing .NET 7,448 7,708 15,996
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.35% 7.86% 9.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.14% 25.98% 23.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6,124 6,023 9,325
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £37,091
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +14.29%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.65% +7.62% +5.00%

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK

.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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 21,194 29,674 67,559
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 20.92% 30.26% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15,821 18,217 29,920
10th Percentile £36,250 £40,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £51,104 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £67,500 £63,750
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +15.91%
75th Percentile £78,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £106,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

.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 24 May 2024.

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 24 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England +4 6,575 £60,000 -7.69% 1,563
UK excluding London +3 5,630 £55,000 -2.65% 1,237
Work from Home +1 3,480 £57,500 -4.17% 1,267
North of England +17 1,552 £55,000 - 360
London +2 1,482 £75,000 -3.23% 554
South East +4 1,464 £60,000 - 365
Midlands +34 989 £50,000 -9.09% 220
North West +20 861 £55,000 -4.35% 200
South West +18 616 £55,000 - 105
West Midlands +37 518 £52,500 -4.55% 129
Yorkshire +20 518 £55,000 - 109
East Midlands +17 468 £50,000 -4.76% 90
East of England +16 420 £55,000 -4.35% 91
Scotland -36 358 £60,000 - 65
North East +22 173 £60,000 +9.09% 57
Wales -3 144 £55,000 +25.00% 36
Northern Ireland -9 86 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Channel Islands -3 1 £57,500 +64.29%

.NET
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 300 (4.03%) ArcGIS
2 282 (3.79%) GeoServer
3 235 (3.16%) CMS
4 192 (2.58%) IIS
5 156 (2.09%) SharePoint
6 129 (1.73%) Umbraco
7 56 (0.75%) Kentico
8 55 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 44 (0.59%) Confluence
10 42 (0.56%) Apache
11 41 (0.55%) Headless CMS
12 24 (0.32%) Microsoft Exchange
13 19 (0.26%) NServiceBus
14 17 (0.23%) EPiServer
15 11 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
15 11 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
16 10 (0.13%) Apache Solr
16 10 (0.13%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.13%) nginx
16 10 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 85 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.094%) Trello
7 5 (0.067%) Adobe XD
8 4 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.040%) S-PLUS
10 2 (0.027%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.027%) Revit
10 2 (0.027%) Sketch
11 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.013%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.013%) Fusion 360
11 1 (0.013%) Mathematica
11 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.013%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 123 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
3 30 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 29 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 25 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.15%) Shopify
7 6 (0.081%) Maximo
8 5 (0.067%) Endur
8 5 (0.067%) Salesforce CRM
8 5 (0.067%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.054%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.054%) Visualfiles
10 3 (0.040%) Magento
10 3 (0.040%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.027%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.027%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.027%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 2 (0.027%) Teamcenter
11 2 (0.027%) Towers Watson Igloo
11 2 (0.027%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4,319 (57.99%) Azure
2 1,520 (20.41%) AWS
3 1,028 (13.80%) Azure DevOps
4 436 (5.85%) Power Platform
5 400 (5.37%) Serverless
6 323 (4.34%) SaaS
7 294 (3.95%) Dynamics 365
8 281 (3.77%) Azure Service Bus
9 266 (3.57%) Azure Functions
10 252 (3.38%) IBM Cloud
11 232 (3.11%) Azure Logic Apps
12 204 (2.74%) PowerApps
13 198 (2.66%) GCP
14 190 (2.55%) GitHub
15 182 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
16 164 (2.20%) Power Automate
17 147 (1.97%) Azure API Management
18 117 (1.57%) PaaS
19 96 (1.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 89 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 187 (2.51%) Internet
2 71 (0.95%) DNS
3 64 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 38 (0.51%) Firewall
5 30 (0.40%) HTTP
5 30 (0.40%) SSL
6 17 (0.23%) RS-232
7 16 (0.21%) Hyperconnected
7 16 (0.21%) Network Security
8 15 (0.20%) Broadband
8 15 (0.20%) Mobile Broadband
9 14 (0.19%) Ethernet
10 13 (0.17%) Modbus
11 10 (0.13%) CTI
12 9 (0.12%) FTP
12 9 (0.12%) SAN
13 8 (0.11%) LAN
13 8 (0.11%) VPN
13 8 (0.11%) WAN
14 7 (0.094%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,465 (33.10%) SQL Server
2 685 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
3 608 (8.16%) MongoDB
4 515 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 362 (4.86%) Relational Database
6 309 (4.15%) GIS
7 282 (3.79%) QGIS
8 280 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
9 268 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 252 (3.38%) DB2
11 210 (2.82%) MySQL
12 184 (2.47%) Power BI
13 134 (1.80%) Redis
14 109 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 109 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 82 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
16 51 (0.68%) DynamoDB
17 45 (0.60%) MS Access
18 44 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 33 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 706 (9.48%) Git
2 524 (7.04%) Visual Studio
3 204 (2.74%) JIRA
4 166 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 142 (1.91%) NUnit
6 126 (1.69%) TeamCity
7 102 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 89 (1.19%) GitLab
9 86 (1.15%) Selenium
10 73 (0.98%) Moq
10 73 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 70 (0.94%) Visual Studio Code
12 62 (0.83%) Jasmine
13 61 (0.82%) Postman
14 54 (0.73%) SpecFlow
15 45 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
16 37 (0.50%) MSTest
16 37 (0.50%) SoapUI
17 34 (0.46%) Bitbucket
17 34 (0.46%) Cypress.io
General
1 1,141 (15.32%) Social Skills
2 967 (12.98%) Finance
3 393 (5.28%) Public Sector
4 360 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
5 291 (3.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 274 (3.68%) Marketing
7 223 (2.99%) Retail
8 215 (2.89%) Law
9 173 (2.32%) Games
10 140 (1.88%) Front Office
11 136 (1.83%) Banking
12 134 (1.80%) Manufacturing
13 122 (1.64%) Legal
14 109 (1.46%) Back Office
15 106 (1.42%) Advertising
16 82 (1.10%) Organisational Skills
17 77 (1.03%) Aerospace
18 76 (1.02%) Tech for Good
19 62 (0.83%) Automotive
20 60 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4,886 (65.60%) Developer
2 2,647 (35.54%) .NET Developer
3 1,572 (21.11%) Senior
4 1,261 (16.93%) C# Developer
5 1,122 (15.06%) Software Engineer
6 962 (12.92%) Senior Developer
7 898 (12.06%) Software Developer
8 880 (11.82%) C# .NET Developer
9 692 (9.29%) Lead
10 645 (8.66%) Full Stack Developer
11 490 (6.58%) Senior Software Engineer
12 457 (6.14%) Senior .NET Developer
13 326 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
13 326 (4.38%) Lead Developer
14 308 (4.14%) Architect
15 274 (3.68%) Azure Developer
16 272 (3.65%) .NET Software Engineer
17 264 (3.54%) Senior Software Developer
18 246 (3.30%) Senior C# Developer
19 239 (3.21%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,412 (32.38%) ASP.NET
2 2,351 (31.57%) .NET Core
3 2,032 (27.28%) AngularJS
4 1,950 (26.18%) React
5 1,869 (25.09%) CSS
6 1,855 (24.91%) HTML
7 1,686 (22.64%) .NET Framework
8 1,262 (16.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,164 (15.63%) Entity Framework
10 1,102 (14.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,020 (13.69%) Vue
12 726 (9.75%) RESTful
13 715 (9.60%) Web Services
14 700 (9.40%) REST
15 646 (8.67%) HTML5
16 578 (7.76%) jQuery
17 565 (7.59%) Node.js
18 555 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 499 (6.70%) Blazor
20 453 (6.08%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 443 (5.95%) Greenfield Project
2 343 (4.61%) Data Structures
3 329 (4.42%) Algorithms
4 263 (3.53%) Hybrid Cloud
5 254 (3.41%) Blockchain
6 211 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 172 (2.31%) Product Ownership
8 168 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 148 (1.99%) Hedge funds
10 130 (1.75%) e-Learning
11 127 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
12 123 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 122 (1.64%) Cloud Native
14 111 (1.49%) Derivative
15 110 (1.48%) Equities
16 103 (1.38%) Fixed Income
17 102 (1.37%) Management Information System
18 99 (1.33%) Client/Server
19 82 (1.10%) Distributed Systems
20 79 (1.06%) Onboarding
Operating Systems
1 628 (8.43%) Windows
2 440 (5.91%) Linux
3 375 (5.03%) Android
4 327 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 43 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 23 (0.31%) Windows 10
7 22 (0.30%) AIX
8 18 (0.24%) VMS
9 15 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 14 (0.19%) Windows Server 2019
11 13 (0.17%) Unix
12 8 (0.11%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.067%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.027%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.027%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.013%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.013%) NetWare
15 1 (0.013%) Solaris
15 1 (0.013%) SUSE
15 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,391 (45.53%) Agile
2 2,456 (32.98%) Full Stack Development
3 1,984 (26.64%) DevOps
4 1,904 (25.56%) MVC
5 1,890 (25.38%) Software Engineering
6 1,379 (18.52%) Microservices
7 990 (13.29%) Web Development
8 965 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
9 916 (12.30%) TDD
10 830 (11.14%) Scrum
11 774 (10.39%) CI/CD
12 717 (9.63%) OO
13 698 (9.37%) Computer Science
14 676 (9.08%) Design Patterns
15 639 (8.58%) Mentoring
16 582 (7.81%) SOLID
17 538 (7.22%) Artificial Intelligence
18 495 (6.65%) OOP
19 476 (6.39%) BDD
20 467 (6.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5,942 (79.78%) C#
2 3,476 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 2,651 (35.59%) SQL
4 1,110 (14.90%) TypeScript
5 833 (11.18%) Python
6 528 (7.09%) Java
7 399 (5.36%) T-SQL
8 275 (3.69%) VB.NET
9 221 (2.97%) C++
10 218 (2.93%) PowerShell
11 171 (2.30%) VB
12 146 (1.96%) C
13 76 (1.02%) PHP
14 45 (0.60%) VB6
14 45 (0.60%) XPath
15 44 (0.59%) XAML
16 43 (0.58%) VBA
17 40 (0.54%) Bicep
18 37 (0.50%) Go
19 30 (0.40%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 975 (13.09%) Degree
2 527 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 460 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 359 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 92 (1.24%) Master's Degree
6 52 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 51 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 45 (0.60%) DBS Check
9 43 (0.58%) Azure Certification
10 36 (0.48%) AWS Certification
10 36 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
11 17 (0.23%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
12 14 (0.19%) HNC
12 14 (0.19%) PhD
13 12 (0.16%) DV Cleared
13 12 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.13%) CIPD
15 8 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
15 8 (0.11%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 395 (5.30%) QA
2 89 (1.19%) Accessibility
3 28 (0.38%) GDPR
4 26 (0.35%) SLA
5 25 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.20%) WAI
8 12 (0.16%) HIPAA
9 11 (0.15%) PMO
10 8 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.094%) ISO 13485
11 7 (0.094%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.081%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.081%) HL7
13 4 (0.054%) DICOM
13 4 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 4 (0.054%) WCAG
14 3 (0.040%) MiFID
14 3 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.040%) Software Quality Assurance
System Software
1 575 (7.72%) Docker
2 83 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 41 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 30 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.17%) Firmware
6 9 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.11%) VMware Server
8 7 (0.094%) vSphere
9 4 (0.054%) Embedded Firmware
9 4 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.027%) NFS
10 2 (0.027%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.013%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 481 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 202 (2.71%) Terraform
3 64 (0.86%) Ansible
4 40 (0.54%) Prometheus
5 32 (0.43%) Grafana
6 22 (0.30%) Puppet
7 21 (0.28%) Progress Chef
8 15 (0.20%) Consul
9 12 (0.16%) MIIS
10 7 (0.094%) Control-M
11 6 (0.081%) Kibana
12 5 (0.067%) Packer
12 5 (0.067%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.054%) SCOM
13 4 (0.054%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.054%) vMotion
14 3 (0.040%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 2 (0.027%) cPanel
15 2 (0.027%) linkerd
15 2 (0.027%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2,158 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 296 (3.97%) ESRI
3 260 (3.49%) IBM
4 254 (3.41%) Red Hat
5 178 (2.39%) Oracle
6 163 (2.19%) Google
7 107 (1.44%) Xamarin
8 97 (1.30%) Facebook
9 86 (1.15%) Sitecore
10 49 (0.66%) SAP
11 48 (0.64%) Salesforce
12 47 (0.63%) Apple
13 41 (0.55%) Optimizely
14 36 (0.48%) Sony
14 36 (0.48%) Yahoo!
15 33 (0.44%) VMware
16 32 (0.43%) DevExpress
17 31 (0.42%) Adobe
18 30 (0.40%) Sparx
19 29 (0.39%) Dynatrace