Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 27585 29537 33935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.34% 15.79% 15.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.21% 40.54% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 24383 27054 30671
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
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 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

.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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 25861 £45,000 - 2013
UK excluding London -3 18062 £42,500 +6.25% 1431
London 0 9067 £57,500 +4.55% 654
South East 0 5824 £44,750 +5.29% 346
North of England -3 4281 £42,500 +6.25% 473
Midlands -3 2664 £40,000 - 248
North West -2 2496 £42,500 +6.25% 245
East of England -1 2086 £45,000 +5.88% 139
South West +2 1942 £41,377 +3.44% 150
West Midlands 0 1614 £40,000 +6.67% 119
Yorkshire -4 1543 £41,250 +3.13% 196
East Midlands -1 1054 £40,000 - 124
Scotland +1 870 £40,000 - 49
Wales +2 344 £37,500 +7.14% 19
North East +1 245 £40,000 +5.54% 32
Northern Ireland -2 87 £35,000 -12.50% 7

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 22726 (82.39%) C#
2 14449 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 14202 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
4 13918 (50.45%) SQL Server
5 13133 (47.61%) MVC
6 12387 (44.90%) JavaScript
7 11223 (40.69%) SQL
8 9964 (36.12%) HTML
9 8681 (31.47%) CSS
10 8423 (30.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7872 (28.54%) Microsoft
12 6863 (24.88%) TDD
13 6550 (23.74%) AngularJS
14 5795 (21.01%) .NET Framework
15 5493 (19.91%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5344 (19.37%) Finance
17 5283 (19.15%) Scrum
18 5080 (18.42%) jQuery
19 4585 (16.62%) WCF
20 4020 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
21 3714 (13.46%) Web Development
22 3576 (12.96%) Java
23 3570 (12.94%) Web Services
24 3489 (12.65%) Degree
25 3423 (12.41%) Software Engineering
26 3416 (12.38%) BDD
27 3381 (12.26%) OO
28 3349 (12.14%) HTML5
29 3250 (11.78%) Windows
30 3125 (11.33%) RESTful

.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 1384 (5.02%) IIS
2 1264 (4.58%) CMS
3 1238 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 689 (2.50%) Umbraco
5 496 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
6 491 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
7 432 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 307 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 288 (1.04%) EPiServer
10 248 (0.90%) Apache
11 233 (0.84%) Confluence
12 189 (0.69%) NServiceBus
13 167 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 163 (0.59%) WebSphere
15 154 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 153 (0.55%) Tomcat
17 137 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
18 112 (0.41%) WordPress
19 111 (0.40%) Kentico
19 111 (0.40%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 435 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
2 420 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 106 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 59 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 55 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 31 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 30 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 26 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
9 20 (0.073%) Chatbot
10 17 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
11 9 (0.033%) SPSS
12 7 (0.025%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.015%) CPLEX
13 4 (0.015%) EngageOne
13 4 (0.015%) Maple
14 3 (0.011%) InDesign
14 3 (0.011%) XMetaL
15 2 (0.007%) 3ds Max
15 2 (0.007%) Maya
15 2 (0.007%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 824 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 154 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 106 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 46 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 42 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 35 (0.13%) Magento
7 26 (0.094%) Oracle Retail
8 23 (0.083%) Visualfiles
9 21 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
10 19 (0.069%) Eloqua
11 17 (0.062%) MetaTrader
12 16 (0.058%) Dynamics GP
12 16 (0.058%) NetSuite
12 16 (0.058%) Scribe Insight
12 16 (0.058%) Unit4 Business World
13 13 (0.047%) Maximo
13 13 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
14 12 (0.044%) SDL Web 8
15 11 (0.040%) Siebel CRM
15 11 (0.040%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4020 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2087 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
3 880 (3.19%) SaaS
4 363 (1.32%) Office 365
5 320 (1.16%) PaaS
6 306 (1.11%) GitHub
7 227 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
8 190 (0.69%) IaaS
9 157 (0.57%) npm
10 135 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
11 126 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
12 120 (0.44%) Google Play
13 98 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
14 97 (0.35%) Serverless
15 72 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
16 59 (0.21%) Amazon S3
17 51 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
18 50 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
19 49 (0.18%) Google Analytics
20 41 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 802 (2.91%) Internet
2 331 (1.20%) HTTP
3 209 (0.76%) Intranet
4 202 (0.73%) Firewall
5 180 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 168 (0.61%) DNS
7 163 (0.59%) Broadband
8 149 (0.54%) SMS
9 131 (0.47%) SSL
10 89 (0.32%) Hyperconnected
11 79 (0.29%) VPN
12 60 (0.22%) Wireless
13 56 (0.20%) DHCP
14 52 (0.19%) WAN
15 49 (0.18%) Extranet
16 48 (0.17%) SMTP
17 46 (0.17%) Skype
18 42 (0.15%) SAN
19 37 (0.13%) HTTPS
20 36 (0.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13918 (50.45%) SQL Server
2 2064 (7.48%) NoSQL
3 1707 (6.19%) SQL Server 2016
4 1579 (5.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1394 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1374 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1155 (4.19%) MongoDB
8 1134 (4.11%) Relational Database
9 1034 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 870 (3.15%) MySQL
11 778 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
12 514 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 495 (1.79%) Big Data
14 392 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
15 374 (1.36%) RDBMS
16 345 (1.25%) Redis
17 289 (1.05%) Oracle Database
17 289 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
18 275 (1.00%) Power BI
19 241 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3050 (11.06%) Visual Studio
2 3002 (10.88%) Git (software)
3 2321 (8.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1662 (6.03%) NUnit
5 1300 (4.71%) TeamCity
6 934 (3.39%) JIRA
7 871 (3.16%) Subversion
8 813 (2.95%) Selenium
9 765 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 739 (2.68%) Moq
11 713 (2.58%) Jenkins
12 673 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
13 498 (1.81%) MSTest
14 389 (1.41%) SpecFlow
15 356 (1.29%) MSBuild
16 273 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 237 (0.86%) Cucumber
18 219 (0.79%) gulp
19 209 (0.76%) Jasmine
20 180 (0.65%) Bitbucket
General
1 5344 (19.37%) Finance
2 1636 (5.93%) Banking
3 1205 (4.37%) Retail
4 1157 (4.19%) Marketing
5 916 (3.32%) Games
6 804 (2.91%) Advertising
7 641 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 587 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 518 (1.88%) Manufacturing
10 442 (1.60%) Electronics
11 338 (1.23%) Legal
12 335 (1.21%) Retail Banking
13 302 (1.09%) Back Office
14 295 (1.07%) Front Office
15 238 (0.86%) Law
16 194 (0.70%) Music Industry
17 188 (0.68%) Financial Institution
18 148 (0.54%) Publishing
19 140 (0.51%) Automotive
20 110 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20319 (73.66%) Developer
2 12650 (45.86%) .NET Developer
3 8720 (31.61%) C# Developer
4 6333 (22.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 3474 (12.59%) Senior Developer
6 3300 (11.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3262 (11.83%) Software Developer
8 2886 (10.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2213 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2057 (7.46%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1857 (6.73%) .NET Software Developer
12 1832 (6.64%) SQL Developer
13 1711 (6.20%) C# Software Developer
14 1543 (5.59%) Web Developer
15 1504 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
16 1464 (5.31%) Software Engineer
17 1340 (4.86%) Junior
18 1180 (4.28%) Junior Developer
19 1155 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
20 1103 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14449 (52.38%) ASP.NET
2 9964 (36.12%) HTML
3 8681 (31.47%) CSS
4 8423 (30.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6550 (23.74%) AngularJS
6 5795 (21.01%) .NET Framework
7 5493 (19.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5080 (18.42%) jQuery
9 4585 (16.62%) WCF
10 3570 (12.94%) Web Services
11 3349 (12.14%) HTML5
12 3125 (11.33%) RESTful
13 3062 (11.10%) Entity Framework
14 2852 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 2711 (9.83%) WPF
16 2630 (9.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2510 (9.10%) Node.js
18 2383 (8.64%) XML
19 1984 (7.19%) KnockoutJS
20 1692 (6.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2589 (9.39%) Greenfield Project
2 2086 (7.56%) Computer Science
3 1631 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 1126 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1119 (4.06%) User Experience
6 898 (3.26%) Mobile App
7 829 (3.01%) Fintech
8 360 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 351 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 276 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 270 (0.98%) Hedge funds
12 260 (0.94%) Algorithms
13 207 (0.75%) Social Media
14 199 (0.72%) Social Network
15 195 (0.71%) iPad
16 194 (0.70%) Tandem
17 170 (0.62%) Data Structures
18 144 (0.52%) Online Banking
19 139 (0.50%) iPhone
20 133 (0.48%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 3250 (11.78%) Windows
2 1049 (3.80%) Linux
3 830 (3.01%) Android
4 715 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 611 (2.21%) Apple iOS
6 526 (1.91%) Unix
7 135 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 117 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 98 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 89 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 83 (0.30%) Solaris
12 81 (0.29%) Windows 10
13 33 (0.12%) Windows Phone
14 32 (0.12%) Debian
15 30 (0.11%) Ubuntu
16 29 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 21 (0.076%) Windows 8
18 16 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
18 16 (0.058%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (0.054%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14202 (51.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13133 (47.61%) MVC
3 6863 (24.88%) TDD
4 5283 (19.15%) Scrum
5 3714 (13.46%) Web Development
6 3423 (12.41%) Software Engineering
7 3416 (12.38%) BDD
8 3381 (12.26%) OO
9 2975 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
10 2886 (10.46%) Web Application Development
11 2699 (9.78%) SDLC
12 2246 (8.14%) Test Automation
13 2003 (7.26%) Unit Testing
14 1829 (6.63%) DevOps
15 1690 (6.13%) Mentoring
16 1595 (5.78%) SOLID
17 1479 (5.36%) Microservices
18 1428 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
19 1420 (5.15%) Kanban
20 1323 (4.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22726 (82.39%) C#
2 12387 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 11223 (40.69%) SQL
4 3576 (12.96%) Java
5 2856 (10.35%) T-SQL
6 2177 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 1537 (5.57%) Ruby
8 1364 (4.94%) C++
9 1236 (4.48%) Python
10 1078 (3.91%) PowerShell
11 930 (3.37%) PHP
12 907 (3.29%) VB
13 805 (2.92%) TypeScript
14 584 (2.12%) C
15 427 (1.55%) PL/SQL
16 354 (1.28%) F#
17 285 (1.03%) VBA
18 252 (0.91%) Perl
19 217 (0.79%) VB6
20 203 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3489 (12.65%) Degree
2 926 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 583 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 365 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 262 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 153 (0.55%) MCP
7 133 (0.48%) Master's Degree
8 125 (0.45%) MCSD
9 120 (0.44%) ISEB
9 120 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 117 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
11 84 (0.30%) MCAD
12 74 (0.27%) PhD
13 73 (0.26%) MCPD
14 71 (0.26%) MCTS
15 57 (0.21%) PMI Certification
16 52 (0.19%) DV Cleared
17 47 (0.17%) HND
18 46 (0.17%) CISSP
19 42 (0.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1262 (4.57%) QA
2 173 (0.63%) SLA
3 70 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 61 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 53 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 38 (0.14%) PMO
7 36 (0.13%) MiFID
8 31 (0.11%) WCAG
9 19 (0.069%) GDPR
9 19 (0.069%) SEPA
10 14 (0.051%) COBIT
10 14 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (0.044%) ISO 13485
12 11 (0.040%) GAMP
12 11 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 11 (0.040%) WAI
13 8 (0.029%) Basel III
13 8 (0.029%) MISRA
13 8 (0.029%) MISRA C
System Software
1 663 (2.40%) Docker
2 419 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 136 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.15%) Firmware
6 34 (0.12%) vSphere
7 31 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (0.058%) Xen
9 14 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.047%) Terminal Server
10 13 (0.047%) XenServer
11 11 (0.040%) DFS Replication
12 9 (0.033%) Apache Flume
13 8 (0.029%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.018%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.018%) LXC
15 5 (0.018%) Virtual Servers
15 5 (0.018%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.015%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 448 (1.62%) Puppet
2 362 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 332 (1.20%) Ansible
4 204 (0.74%) Kibana
5 169 (0.61%) Kubernetes
6 123 (0.45%) Terraform
7 104 (0.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 98 (0.36%) WSUS
9 91 (0.33%) Nagios
10 53 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 51 (0.18%) SCCM
12 45 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
13 41 (0.15%) logstash
14 37 (0.13%) Opsview
15 36 (0.13%) Packer
16 34 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
17 33 (0.12%) Salt
18 30 (0.11%) SCOM
19 27 (0.098%) Mesos
20 24 (0.087%) Consul
Vendors
1 7872 (28.54%) Microsoft
2 1730 (6.27%) Oracle
3 763 (2.77%) Google
4 640 (2.32%) Sitecore
5 541 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 440 (1.60%) SAP
7 437 (1.58%) Facebook
8 236 (0.86%) IBM
9 221 (0.80%) VMware
10 208 (0.75%) Twitter
11 187 (0.68%) Splunk
12 183 (0.66%) Sybase
13 177 (0.64%) Telerik
14 157 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
15 156 (0.57%) Apple
16 119 (0.43%) TIBCO
17 118 (0.43%) Tableau
17 118 (0.43%) Yahoo!
18 117 (0.42%) Sony
19 116 (0.42%) Atlassian