Period
to 20 January 2018

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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 26,932 28,053 31,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 15.85% 15.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.27% 40.28% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23,809 25,689 28,839
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,835
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.66% +3.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £69,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 70,367 69,646 79,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.34% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59,005 60,173 68,438
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

.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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET in the UK

.NET
Top 16 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 January 2018. 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 25,266 £45,000 - 3,576
UK excluding London -2 17,833 £42,500 +6.25% 2,719
London +1 8,675 £57,500 +4.55% 1,043
South East 0 5,825 £43,500 +2.35% 741
North of England -3 4,278 £42,500 +6.25% 773
Midlands -4 2,547 £40,000 - 466
North West -2 2,334 £42,500 +6.25% 422
East of England -3 1,979 £45,000 +5.88% 290
South West +2 1,944 £42,500 +2.41% 258
Yorkshire -3 1,647 £42,500 +6.25% 298
West Midlands -2 1,448 £40,000 - 250
East Midlands -1 1,105 £40,000 - 215
Scotland 0 885 £40,000 - 106
Wales 0 308 £40,000 +14.29% 63
North East +4 300 £40,000 - 53
Northern Ireland +1 89 £36,750 +5.00% 20

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for .NET.

1 22,587 (83.87%) C#
2 14,195 (52.71%) ASP.NET
3 13,952 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
4 13,448 (49.93%) SQL Server
5 12,926 (47.99%) MVC
6 12,140 (45.08%) JavaScript
7 10,796 (40.09%) SQL
8 9,478 (35.19%) HTML
9 8,452 (31.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8,350 (31.00%) CSS
11 7,748 (28.77%) Microsoft
12 6,887 (25.57%) TDD
13 6,468 (24.02%) AngularJS
14 5,912 (21.95%) .NET Framework
15 5,582 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5,162 (19.17%) Scrum
17 4,930 (18.31%) Finance
18 4,910 (18.23%) jQuery
19 4,745 (17.62%) WCF
20 4,148 (15.40%) Microsoft Azure
21 3,636 (13.50%) BDD
22 3,499 (12.99%) RESTful
23 3,498 (12.99%) Web Development
24 3,490 (12.96%) Software Engineering
25 3,383 (12.56%) Web Services
26 3,299 (12.25%) OO
27 3,203 (11.89%) HTML5
28 3,178 (11.80%) Web Application Development
29 3,175 (11.79%) Java
30 3,152 (11.70%) Git (software)

.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 1,321 (4.90%) SharePoint
2 1,288 (4.78%) IIS
3 1,258 (4.67%) CMS
4 798 (2.96%) Umbraco
5 486 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
6 472 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 380 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 352 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 285 (1.06%) EPiServer
10 231 (0.86%) Confluence
11 186 (0.69%) Apache
12 161 (0.60%) NServiceBus
12 161 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 122 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 120 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
15 117 (0.43%) Tomcat
16 106 (0.39%) Kentico
17 97 (0.36%) WordPress
18 95 (0.35%) Sitefinity
19 92 (0.34%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 381 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 353 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 103 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 64 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 42 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 40 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 31 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 31 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 30 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 26 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
10 8 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.026%) Doxygen
11 7 (0.026%) SPSS
12 4 (0.015%) CPLEX
12 4 (0.015%) EngageOne
12 4 (0.015%) Maple
13 3 (0.011%) HipChat
13 3 (0.011%) InDesign
13 3 (0.011%) Mingle
13 3 (0.011%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 849 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 131 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 80 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 62 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 54 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 37 (0.14%) Magento
7 22 (0.082%) MetaTrader
8 20 (0.074%) Dynamics GP
9 15 (0.056%) Visualfiles
10 14 (0.052%) Adobe Campaign
10 14 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
11 13 (0.048%) Oracle Retail
11 13 (0.048%) Scribe Insight
12 12 (0.045%) NetSuite
12 12 (0.045%) Unit4 Business World
13 10 (0.037%) Eloqua
13 10 (0.037%) Infor M3
14 9 (0.033%) Workfront
15 8 (0.030%) Markit EDM
15 8 (0.030%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4,148 (15.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,022 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
3 777 (2.89%) SaaS
4 445 (1.65%) Office 365
5 348 (1.29%) PaaS
6 279 (1.04%) GitHub
7 271 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
8 188 (0.70%) IaaS
9 178 (0.66%) npm
10 135 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 132 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
12 117 (0.43%) Serverless
13 105 (0.39%) Google Play
14 83 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
15 65 (0.24%) Amazon S3
16 58 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
17 41 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
18 36 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
19 34 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
20 33 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 808 (3.00%) Internet
2 258 (0.96%) HTTP
3 207 (0.77%) Intranet
4 179 (0.66%) Firewall
5 173 (0.64%) Broadband
6 153 (0.57%) SMS
7 140 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 130 (0.48%) SSL
9 129 (0.48%) DNS
10 120 (0.45%) Hyperconnected
11 94 (0.35%) VPN
12 46 (0.17%) Wireless
13 44 (0.16%) Network Security
14 40 (0.15%) DHCP
15 39 (0.14%) AMQP
15 39 (0.14%) Extranet
16 38 (0.14%) FTP
16 38 (0.14%) WAN
17 37 (0.14%) HTTPS
18 36 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13,448 (49.93%) SQL Server
2 2,199 (8.17%) NoSQL
3 2,060 (7.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,529 (5.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 1,315 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,275 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,137 (4.22%) MongoDB
8 928 (3.45%) Relational Database
9 839 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 764 (2.84%) MySQL
11 665 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 468 (1.74%) Big Data
13 449 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 354 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
15 308 (1.14%) RDBMS
16 274 (1.02%) Oracle Database
17 254 (0.94%) Power BI
18 249 (0.92%) Redis
19 229 (0.85%) RavenDB
20 226 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3,152 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 2,859 (10.62%) Visual Studio
3 2,114 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,486 (5.52%) NUnit
5 1,115 (4.14%) TeamCity
6 881 (3.27%) JIRA
7 785 (2.91%) Subversion
8 770 (2.86%) Selenium
9 707 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 698 (2.59%) Jenkins
11 696 (2.58%) Rhino Mocks
12 688 (2.55%) Moq
13 526 (1.95%) MSTest
14 348 (1.29%) SpecFlow
15 340 (1.26%) MSBuild
16 255 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
17 241 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 232 (0.86%) Cucumber
19 227 (0.84%) Jasmine
20 221 (0.82%) gulp
General
1 4,930 (18.31%) Finance
2 1,378 (5.12%) Banking
3 1,227 (4.56%) Retail
4 1,042 (3.87%) Marketing
5 1,035 (3.84%) Advertising
6 927 (3.44%) Games
7 514 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 459 (1.70%) Investment Banking
9 342 (1.27%) Manufacturing
10 312 (1.16%) Legal
11 304 (1.13%) Front Office
12 278 (1.03%) Electronics
13 262 (0.97%) Back Office
14 247 (0.92%) Law
15 228 (0.85%) Music Industry
16 203 (0.75%) Retail Banking
17 193 (0.72%) Financial Institution
18 118 (0.44%) Automotive
19 108 (0.40%) Publishing
20 95 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19,980 (74.19%) Developer
2 12,401 (46.05%) .NET Developer
3 8,269 (30.70%) C# Developer
4 5,962 (22.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,348 (12.43%) Software Developer
6 3,326 (12.35%) Senior Developer
7 3,095 (11.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,775 (10.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2,125 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1,890 (7.02%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,861 (6.91%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1,741 (6.46%) SQL Developer
13 1,729 (6.42%) C# Software Developer
14 1,432 (5.32%) Software Engineer
14 1,432 (5.32%) Web Developer
15 1,386 (5.15%) Senior C# Developer
16 1,343 (4.99%) Junior
17 1,186 (4.40%) Junior Developer
18 1,063 (3.95%) Lead Developer
19 1,057 (3.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14,195 (52.71%) ASP.NET
2 9,478 (35.19%) HTML
3 8,452 (31.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8,350 (31.00%) CSS
5 6,468 (24.02%) AngularJS
6 5,912 (21.95%) .NET Framework
7 5,582 (20.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,910 (18.23%) jQuery
9 4,745 (17.62%) WCF
10 3,499 (12.99%) RESTful
11 3,383 (12.56%) Web Services
12 3,203 (11.89%) HTML5
13 3,142 (11.67%) Entity Framework
14 3,088 (11.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 2,846 (10.57%) Node.js
16 2,743 (10.18%) WPF
17 2,614 (9.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,242 (8.32%) XML
19 1,943 (7.21%) KnockoutJS
20 1,665 (6.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2,700 (10.03%) Greenfield Project
2 1,907 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 1,405 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1,152 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1,073 (3.98%) User Experience
6 921 (3.42%) Mobile App
7 873 (3.24%) Fintech
8 363 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 294 (1.09%) N-Tier
10 291 (1.08%) Algorithms
11 274 (1.02%) Client/Server
12 266 (0.99%) Hedge funds
13 226 (0.84%) Tandem
14 206 (0.76%) Social Network
15 195 (0.72%) Social Media
16 169 (0.63%) Data Structures
17 146 (0.54%) Equities
18 144 (0.53%) Data Centre
19 129 (0.48%) iPhone
20 125 (0.46%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 2,971 (11.03%) Windows
2 913 (3.39%) Linux
3 842 (3.13%) Android
4 668 (2.48%) Windows Server
5 655 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 407 (1.51%) Unix
7 114 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 89 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 88 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 80 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 74 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 56 (0.21%) Solaris
13 34 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 29 (0.11%) Debian
15 25 (0.093%) Windows 8
15 25 (0.093%) Windows Phone
16 23 (0.085%) Ubuntu
17 20 (0.074%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 17 (0.063%) Nucleus RTOS
19 16 (0.059%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,952 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
2 12,926 (47.99%) MVC
3 6,887 (25.57%) TDD
4 5,162 (19.17%) Scrum
5 3,636 (13.50%) BDD
6 3,498 (12.99%) Web Development
7 3,490 (12.96%) Software Engineering
8 3,299 (12.25%) OO
9 3,178 (11.80%) Web Application Development
10 2,885 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
11 2,423 (9.00%) SDLC
12 2,145 (7.96%) Test Automation
13 1,911 (7.10%) Unit Testing
14 1,786 (6.63%) DevOps
15 1,525 (5.66%) Mentoring
16 1,521 (5.65%) SOLID
17 1,470 (5.46%) Microservices
18 1,409 (5.23%) Kanban
19 1,321 (4.90%) OOP
20 1,315 (4.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22,587 (83.87%) C#
2 12,140 (45.08%) JavaScript
3 10,796 (40.09%) SQL
4 3,175 (11.79%) Java
5 2,672 (9.92%) T-SQL
6 2,057 (7.64%) VB.NET
7 1,741 (6.46%) Ruby
8 1,286 (4.77%) C++
9 1,168 (4.34%) Python
10 1,030 (3.82%) PowerShell
11 896 (3.33%) VB
12 878 (3.26%) PHP
13 833 (3.09%) TypeScript
14 553 (2.05%) C
15 404 (1.50%) PL/SQL
16 354 (1.31%) F#
17 283 (1.05%) VBA
18 227 (0.84%) Perl
19 211 (0.78%) Scala
20 192 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3,101 (11.51%) Degree
2 758 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 562 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 319 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 241 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 139 (0.52%) MCP
7 133 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 118 (0.44%) MCSD
9 99 (0.37%) Master's Degree
10 98 (0.36%) ISEB
11 90 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
12 81 (0.30%) MCAD
13 79 (0.29%) MCPD
14 75 (0.28%) PhD
15 63 (0.23%) PMI Certification
16 62 (0.23%) MCTS
17 56 (0.21%) MCSE
18 41 (0.15%) CISSP
19 39 (0.14%) HND
20 38 (0.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,288 (4.78%) QA
2 153 (0.57%) SLA
3 64 (0.24%) PMO
4 61 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 53 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 46 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (0.17%) MiFID
7 45 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 21 (0.078%) WCAG
9 17 (0.063%) GCP
9 17 (0.063%) GDPR
10 13 (0.048%) COBIT
11 12 (0.045%) ISO 13485
11 12 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.041%) GAMP
13 10 (0.037%) EMIR
13 10 (0.037%) WAI
14 9 (0.033%) Disclosure Scotland
15 8 (0.030%) MISRA
15 8 (0.030%) MISRA C
System Software
1 774 (2.87%) Docker
2 374 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 129 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 38 (0.14%) Firmware
7 26 (0.097%) vSphere
8 15 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.052%) HDFS
10 13 (0.048%) Terminal Server
11 12 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
12 11 (0.041%) DFS Replication
13 9 (0.033%) Apache Flume
13 9 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.030%) Xen
15 7 (0.026%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.022%) LXC
16 6 (0.022%) VMware NSX
17 5 (0.019%) XenApp
17 5 (0.019%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 414 (1.54%) Puppet
2 324 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 311 (1.15%) Ansible
4 212 (0.79%) Kibana
5 200 (0.74%) Kubernetes
6 148 (0.55%) Terraform
7 117 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 116 (0.43%) WSUS
9 63 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 58 (0.22%) Nagios
11 56 (0.21%) SCCM
12 49 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
13 46 (0.17%) logstash
14 39 (0.14%) Packer
15 32 (0.12%) Salt
16 30 (0.11%) Consul
17 29 (0.11%) Graphite
18 26 (0.097%) SCOM
19 22 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
20 18 (0.067%) Icinga
Vendors
1 7,748 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 1,476 (5.48%) Oracle
3 874 (3.25%) Google
4 640 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 575 (2.14%) Xamarin
6 490 (1.82%) Facebook
7 271 (1.01%) SAP
8 262 (0.97%) Twitter
9 214 (0.79%) VMware
10 199 (0.74%) IBM
11 181 (0.67%) Capita
12 171 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
12 171 (0.63%) Telerik
13 163 (0.61%) Apple
14 129 (0.48%) Splunk
15 126 (0.47%) Yahoo!
16 124 (0.46%) Sybase
17 123 (0.46%) Sony
18 121 (0.45%) TIBCO
19 111 (0.41%) DevExpress