Period
to 20 November 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 9 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 19,074 24,515 27,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.98% 15.03% 15.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.80% 37.74% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16,441 21,452 24,383
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
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 51,837 64,961 72,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.00% 39.82% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42,823 53,662 60,064
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 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.97%

.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 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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 17,355 £50,000 - 3,111
UK excluding London 0 12,304 £45,000 - 2,628
London -5 6,202 £62,500 - 726
South East -1 4,151 £47,500 +5.56% 743
North of England 0 2,776 £45,000 +2.27% 657
Midlands +1 1,843 £45,000 +5.88% 467
North West +1 1,593 £45,000 - 376
South West -2 1,467 £45,000 +5.88% 278
West Midlands +3 1,062 £45,000 +4.65% 249
Yorkshire -2 1,043 £43,500 +2.35% 244
East of England -2 901 £50,000 +11.11% 242
East Midlands +1 779 £42,500 +4.94% 218
Scotland 0 769 £45,000 - 149
Wales 0 291 £45,000 +5.88% 67
North East -3 142 £43,500 +2.35% 37
Northern Ireland +2 111 £42,500 +13.33% 28
Channel Islands - 7 £60,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 15,770 (82.68%) C#
2 8,836 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8,277 (43.39%) JavaScript
4 8,152 (42.74%) ASP.NET
5 7,735 (40.55%) SQL Server
6 7,422 (38.91%) SQL
7 6,933 (36.35%) MVC
8 6,174 (32.37%) Azure
9 5,411 (28.37%) HTML
10 5,251 (27.53%) Microsoft
11 5,055 (26.50%) CSS
12 4,503 (23.61%) AngularJS
13 4,088 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3,796 (19.90%) .NET Framework
15 3,575 (18.74%) .NET Core
16 3,328 (17.45%) TDD
17 3,299 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
18 3,203 (16.79%) Finance
19 3,154 (16.54%) Scrum
20 3,076 (16.13%) Software Engineering
21 2,783 (14.59%) DevOps
22 2,520 (13.21%) jQuery
23 2,517 (13.20%) AWS
24 2,394 (12.55%) Degree
25 2,388 (12.52%) Git (software)
26 2,315 (12.14%) Web Services
27 2,276 (11.93%) Java
28 2,189 (11.48%) React
29 2,073 (10.87%) Microservices
30 2,058 (10.79%) 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
1 734 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 670 (3.51%) IIS
3 591 (3.10%) CMS
4 370 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 348 (1.82%) Umbraco
6 299 (1.57%) Confluence
7 274 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
8 149 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 144 (0.75%) EPiServer
10 88 (0.46%) WordPress
11 81 (0.42%) Apache
12 63 (0.33%) Apache Spark
13 61 (0.32%) Kentico
14 60 (0.31%) OpenStack
15 55 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
16 54 (0.28%) Tomcat
17 52 (0.27%) NServiceBus
18 50 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 48 (0.25%) Sitefinity
20 43 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 233 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 211 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 33 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 30 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 19 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 17 (0.089%) InfoPath
10 17 (0.089%) S-PLUS
11 10 (0.052%) EngageOne
11 10 (0.052%) Mathematica
12 7 (0.037%) AutoCAD
12 7 (0.037%) Zeplin
13 5 (0.026%) Revit
14 3 (0.016%) GIMP
15 2 (0.010%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 2 (0.010%) Adobe XD
15 2 (0.010%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 556 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 223 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 49 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 44 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 37 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 35 (0.18%) thinkFolio
7 34 (0.18%) Front Arena
8 31 (0.16%) WebTrends
9 24 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
10 21 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
11 20 (0.10%) SAP ERP
12 14 (0.073%) Magento
13 13 (0.068%) R3 Corda
13 13 (0.068%) SAP BPC
14 12 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
15 11 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 11 (0.058%) SDL Web 8
16 10 (0.052%) GoldMine
16 10 (0.052%) Visualfiles
17 9 (0.047%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6,174 (32.37%) Azure
2 2,517 (13.20%) AWS
3 815 (4.27%) SaaS
4 426 (2.23%) Power Platform
5 425 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
6 412 (2.16%) PaaS
6 412 (2.16%) Serverless
7 403 (2.11%) GCP
8 330 (1.73%) GitHub
9 219 (1.15%) Office 365
10 178 (0.93%) IaaS
11 172 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
12 134 (0.70%) Azure Functions
13 130 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
14 120 (0.63%) npm
15 95 (0.50%) PowerApps
16 87 (0.46%) Amazon S3
17 84 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
17 84 (0.44%) OpenShift
18 60 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 381 (2.00%) Internet
2 175 (0.92%) HTTP
3 160 (0.84%) Firewall
4 122 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 66 (0.35%) Intranet
6 55 (0.29%) DNS
6 55 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 40 (0.21%) SSL
8 39 (0.20%) FTP
9 37 (0.19%) Broadband
10 31 (0.16%) VPN
11 29 (0.15%) Network Security
12 26 (0.14%) DHCP
12 26 (0.14%) Skype
13 23 (0.12%) SMTP
14 21 (0.11%) SAN
15 20 (0.10%) WAN
16 18 (0.094%) LAN
17 16 (0.084%) Wireless
18 15 (0.079%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,735 (40.55%) SQL Server
2 1,056 (5.54%) NoSQL
3 877 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 829 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 766 (4.02%) SQL Server 2016
6 742 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 668 (3.50%) MySQL
8 467 (2.45%) MongoDB
9 367 (1.92%) Power BI
10 362 (1.90%) Big Data
11 316 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 313 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 310 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
14 308 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
15 273 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 266 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
17 224 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
18 220 (1.15%) RDBMS
19 185 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
20 181 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2,388 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 1,682 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 1,179 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 847 (4.44%) JIRA
5 621 (3.26%) Selenium
6 536 (2.81%) Jenkins
7 531 (2.78%) NUnit
8 521 (2.73%) TeamCity
9 467 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 403 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
11 304 (1.59%) SpecFlow
12 283 (1.48%) Bitbucket
13 279 (1.46%) Subversion
14 203 (1.06%) WebDriver
15 167 (0.88%) webpack
16 156 (0.82%) Cucumber
17 145 (0.76%) MSTest
18 130 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 112 (0.59%) Moq
20 108 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3,203 (16.79%) Finance
2 801 (4.20%) Retail
3 711 (3.73%) Banking
4 608 (3.19%) Marketing
5 539 (2.83%) Games
6 337 (1.77%) Public Sector
7 274 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 273 (1.43%) Front Office
9 219 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 212 (1.11%) Law
11 198 (1.04%) Legal
12 170 (0.89%) Advertising
13 168 (0.88%) Automotive
14 115 (0.60%) Investment Banking
15 114 (0.60%) Back Office
16 99 (0.52%) Electronics
17 87 (0.46%) Financial Institution
18 78 (0.41%) Aerospace
19 63 (0.33%) Publishing
20 44 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13,444 (70.48%) Developer
2 6,973 (36.56%) .NET Developer
3 5,092 (26.70%) C# Developer
4 3,264 (17.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,849 (14.94%) Software Developer
6 2,608 (13.67%) Senior Developer
7 1,568 (8.22%) Software Engineer
8 1,337 (7.01%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,069 (5.60%) Full Stack Developer
10 1,062 (5.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 1,044 (5.47%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,044 (5.47%) C# Software Developer
12 961 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 945 (4.95%) Junior
14 864 (4.53%) Senior C# Developer
15 848 (4.45%) SQL Developer
16 825 (4.33%) Junior Developer
17 789 (4.14%) Web Developer
18 761 (3.99%) Architect
19 737 (3.86%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,152 (42.74%) ASP.NET
2 5,411 (28.37%) HTML
3 5,055 (26.50%) CSS
4 4,503 (23.61%) AngularJS
5 4,088 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3,796 (19.90%) .NET Framework
7 3,575 (18.74%) .NET Core
8 3,299 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,520 (13.21%) jQuery
10 2,315 (12.14%) Web Services
11 2,189 (11.48%) React
12 1,766 (9.26%) REST
13 1,758 (9.22%) Entity Framework
14 1,621 (8.50%) WCF
15 1,597 (8.37%) RESTful
16 1,460 (7.65%) HTML5
17 1,310 (6.87%) Node.js
18 1,245 (6.53%) XML
19 1,107 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 1,048 (5.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,710 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
2 935 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 753 (3.95%) User Experience
4 647 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 641 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 549 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 279 (1.46%) Algorithms
8 243 (1.27%) Hedge funds
9 228 (1.20%) Cloud Native
10 198 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 157 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 142 (0.74%) Fixed Income
13 141 (0.74%) Robotics
14 134 (0.70%) Client/Server
15 126 (0.66%) Derivative
16 117 (0.61%) Virtual Team
17 110 (0.58%) Public Cloud
18 108 (0.57%) N-Tier
19 99 (0.52%) Equities
19 99 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1,857 (9.74%) Windows
2 697 (3.65%) Linux
3 496 (2.60%) Android
4 421 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 299 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 189 (0.99%) Unix
7 92 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 82 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 59 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 39 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 30 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 29 (0.15%) VMS
14 21 (0.11%) CentOS
15 16 (0.084%) Windows 8
16 13 (0.068%) Windows Mobile
17 12 (0.063%) tvOS
18 10 (0.052%) Mac OS X
19 9 (0.047%) Windows Phone
20 8 (0.042%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,836 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 6,933 (36.35%) MVC
3 3,328 (17.45%) TDD
4 3,154 (16.54%) Scrum
5 3,076 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 2,783 (14.59%) DevOps
7 2,073 (10.87%) Microservices
8 2,058 (10.79%) Web Development
9 1,821 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
10 1,746 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
11 1,699 (8.91%) Test Automation
12 1,577 (8.27%) SDLC
13 1,561 (8.18%) Computer Science
14 1,493 (7.83%) BDD
15 1,440 (7.55%) Unit Testing
16 1,401 (7.35%) OO
17 1,356 (7.11%) Mentoring
18 1,120 (5.87%) SOLID
19 963 (5.05%) Web Application Development
20 938 (4.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15,770 (82.68%) C#
2 8,277 (43.39%) JavaScript
3 7,422 (38.91%) SQL
4 2,276 (11.93%) Java
5 1,703 (8.93%) T-SQL
6 1,301 (6.82%) VB.NET
7 1,171 (6.14%) Python
8 1,094 (5.74%) TypeScript
9 816 (4.28%) C++
10 781 (4.09%) PowerShell
11 553 (2.90%) PHP
12 548 (2.87%) VB
13 427 (2.24%) Ruby
14 377 (1.98%) C
15 226 (1.18%) VBA
16 213 (1.12%) PL/SQL
17 147 (0.77%) F#
18 145 (0.76%) ES6
19 132 (0.69%) R
20 121 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2,394 (12.55%) Degree
2 865 (4.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 279 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 183 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 106 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 91 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
7 90 (0.47%) SC Cleared
8 77 (0.40%) ISEB
9 68 (0.36%) HND
10 66 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 64 (0.34%) MCSE
12 59 (0.31%) MCP
13 57 (0.30%) CISSP
14 48 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
14 48 (0.25%) SANS
15 47 (0.25%) CCNA
15 47 (0.25%) MCSD
16 41 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
17 40 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
17 40 (0.21%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 878 (4.60%) QA
2 113 (0.59%) GDPR
3 105 (0.55%) SLA
4 50 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 35 (0.18%) DICOM
6 28 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 25 (0.13%) PMO
8 24 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 19 (0.100%) WAI
10 18 (0.094%) ISO 9001
11 16 (0.084%) WCAG
12 9 (0.047%) CRD IV
13 7 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.037%) PA-DSS
14 6 (0.031%) IFRS
14 6 (0.031%) IFRS 9
14 6 (0.031%) ISO 13485
15 4 (0.021%) HL7
15 4 (0.021%) PSD2
16 3 (0.016%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,309 (6.86%) Docker
2 237 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 71 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 30 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.11%) Firmware
7 20 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 18 (0.094%) Forefront TMG
9 16 (0.084%) LXC
9 16 (0.084%) Varnish
10 9 (0.047%) XenApp
11 8 (0.042%) vSphere
12 7 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.031%) GridGain
14 3 (0.016%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.016%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.010%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.010%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.010%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.010%) Xen
Systems Management
1 772 (4.05%) Kubernetes
2 223 (1.17%) Terraform
3 214 (1.12%) Ansible
4 211 (1.11%) Puppet
5 175 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 93 (0.49%) Kibana
7 47 (0.25%) Grafana
8 45 (0.24%) SQL Sentry
9 37 (0.19%) SCCM
10 29 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
11 22 (0.12%) Automic
11 22 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
12 21 (0.11%) Tivoli
13 20 (0.10%) Nagios
14 19 (0.100%) Rancher
15 18 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
16 17 (0.089%) Single Sign-On
17 15 (0.079%) Packer
18 13 (0.068%) MIIS
19 12 (0.063%) Consul
Vendors
1 5,251 (27.53%) Microsoft
2 958 (5.02%) Oracle
3 452 (2.37%) Google
4 360 (1.89%) SAP
5 342 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 297 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 242 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 153 (0.80%) IBM
9 143 (0.75%) Sage
10 104 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 89 (0.47%) VMware
12 84 (0.44%) UiPath
13 74 (0.39%) Tableau
14 68 (0.36%) Apple
14 68 (0.36%) Facebook
15 66 (0.35%) Adobe
16 52 (0.27%) TIBCO
17 44 (0.23%) JD Edwards
18 42 (0.22%) Charles River
18 42 (0.22%) Telerik