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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 23 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 16,021 11,157 13,110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.75% 12.10% 14.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.54% 30.40% 36.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9,315 9,239 11,236
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £39,121
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 68,056 36,706 36,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.43% 39.81% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 29,985 28,181 29,956
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £64,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.27% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 25 May 2022.

Salary histogram for .NET in the UK

.NET
Top 17 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 25 May 2022. 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 -9 13,579 £60,000 +11.63% 1,833
Work from Home -8 8,184 £55,000 +9.45% 1,031
UK excluding London -7 8,051 £52,500 +5.00% 1,308
London -16 6,090 £72,500 +3.57% 640
South East -7 2,593 £55,000 +4.76% 308
North of England -7 1,917 £52,500 +10.53% 365
Midlands -6 1,186 £50,000 +9.89% 254
South West -1 996 £52,500 +16.67% 143
North West -8 949 £52,500 +5.00% 196
Yorkshire 0 812 £50,000 +17.65% 125
West Midlands -11 648 £52,500 +15.38% 166
Scotland -5 572 £52,500 +10.53% 61
East of England -7 541 £55,000 +5.77% 118
East Midlands 0 535 £50,000 +11.11% 87
Wales -11 167 £45,000 +5.88% 32
North East -4 158 £46,500 +11.52% 46
Northern Ireland +7 116 £52,500 +50.00% 30

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 12,065 (75.31%) C#
2 8,497 (53.04%) Agile
3 7,870 (49.12%) Azure
4 6,580 (41.07%) JavaScript
5 6,450 (40.26%) SQL
6 5,396 (33.68%) .NET Core
7 5,300 (33.08%) SQL Server
8 4,928 (30.76%) Software Engineering
9 4,836 (30.19%) DevOps
10 4,622 (28.85%) Microsoft
11 4,411 (27.53%) ASP.NET
12 4,099 (25.59%) HTML
13 4,073 (25.42%) React
14 3,954 (24.68%) Finance
15 3,941 (24.60%) AWS
16 3,721 (23.23%) CSS
17 3,720 (23.22%) AngularJS
18 3,571 (22.29%) CI/CD
19 3,560 (22.22%) .NET Framework
20 3,492 (21.80%) Social Skills
21 3,284 (20.50%) Full Stack Development
22 3,279 (20.47%) MVC
23 3,262 (20.36%) Scrum
24 3,241 (20.23%) Microservices
25 3,201 (19.98%) Git (software)
26 2,804 (17.50%) Java
27 2,725 (17.01%) TDD
28 2,719 (16.97%) Test Automation
29 2,634 (16.44%) Docker
30 2,626 (16.39%) Problem-Solving

.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
1 441 (2.75%) Umbraco
2 428 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 401 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 398 (2.48%) IIS
5 394 (2.46%) CMS
6 247 (1.54%) Apache Spark
7 237 (1.48%) Confluence
8 187 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
9 136 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 131 (0.82%) Apache
11 78 (0.49%) WordPress
12 73 (0.46%) EPiServer
13 55 (0.34%) OpenStack
14 47 (0.29%) Kentico
15 45 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
16 44 (0.27%) nginx
17 34 (0.21%) Jetty
18 30 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
19 25 (0.16%) Headless CMS
19 25 (0.16%) Strapi
Applications
1 222 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 165 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (0.24%) Campfire
4 21 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 14 (0.087%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.075%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.062%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 9 (0.056%) Maple
8 9 (0.056%) Sketch
9 8 (0.050%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.044%) InVision
11 6 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (0.025%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.019%) PaintShop Pro
14 2 (0.012%) Blender
14 2 (0.012%) Revit
15 1 (0.006%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.006%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 303 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
3 40 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 22 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 21 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
7 19 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 19 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 17 (0.11%) Maximo
9 16 (0.100%) Shopify
10 15 (0.094%) Academy Housing
11 12 (0.075%) Magento
11 12 (0.075%) thinkFolio
12 7 (0.044%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 7 (0.044%) R3 Corda
12 7 (0.044%) SAP Business One
13 5 (0.031%) SAP PA-EC
13 5 (0.031%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 4 (0.025%) Adobe Campaign
14 4 (0.025%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7,870 (49.12%) Azure
2 3,941 (24.60%) AWS
3 1,350 (8.43%) SaaS
4 1,333 (8.32%) Serverless
5 868 (5.42%) GCP
6 851 (5.31%) GitHub
7 671 (4.19%) Azure Service Bus
8 655 (4.09%) PaaS
9 621 (3.88%) Power Platform
10 608 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
11 544 (3.40%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 409 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
13 391 (2.44%) Azure Functions
14 345 (2.15%) OpenShift
15 303 (1.89%) Azure Logic Apps
16 270 (1.69%) Amazon S3
17 238 (1.49%) Microsoft 365
18 235 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
19 226 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
20 223 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 522 (3.26%) HTTP
2 384 (2.40%) Internet
3 155 (0.97%) DNS
4 109 (0.68%) SSL
5 88 (0.55%) Broadband
6 76 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 73 (0.46%) Firewall
8 55 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
9 51 (0.32%) VoIP
10 42 (0.26%) VPN
11 36 (0.22%) Network Security
12 34 (0.21%) Intranet
13 31 (0.19%) MQTT
14 29 (0.18%) HTTPS
14 29 (0.18%) WAN
15 28 (0.17%) DHCP
16 26 (0.16%) LAN
17 25 (0.16%) DKIM
17 25 (0.16%) DMARC
17 25 (0.16%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,300 (33.08%) SQL Server
2 1,347 (8.41%) NoSQL
3 1,023 (6.39%) Relational Database
4 909 (5.67%) MongoDB
5 900 (5.62%) MySQL
6 870 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
7 433 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 416 (2.60%) Redis
9 370 (2.31%) Power BI
10 364 (2.27%) Big Data
11 316 (1.97%) Azure SQL Database
12 307 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
13 303 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 274 (1.71%) RDBMS
15 254 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 228 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
17 197 (1.23%) Flink
18 186 (1.16%) Data Lake
19 183 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
20 133 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3,201 (19.98%) Git (software)
2 976 (6.09%) Visual Studio
3 912 (5.69%) JIRA
4 780 (4.87%) Selenium
5 711 (4.44%) Jenkins
6 666 (4.16%) TeamCity
7 580 (3.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 507 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 496 (3.10%) NUnit
10 419 (2.62%) SpecFlow
11 332 (2.07%) Subversion
12 267 (1.67%) Cypress.io
13 257 (1.60%) Maven
13 257 (1.60%) Postman
14 250 (1.56%) Bitbucket
15 249 (1.55%) Moq
16 217 (1.35%) Gradle
17 210 (1.31%) Ant
18 188 (1.17%) GitLab
19 168 (1.05%) webpack
General
1 3,954 (24.68%) Finance
2 3,492 (21.80%) Social Skills
3 1,360 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 813 (5.07%) Public Sector
5 799 (4.99%) Manufacturing
6 719 (4.49%) Retail
7 638 (3.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 632 (3.94%) Banking
9 618 (3.86%) Marketing
10 452 (2.82%) Games
11 312 (1.95%) Law
12 299 (1.87%) Legal
13 294 (1.84%) Front Office
14 246 (1.54%) Local Government
15 190 (1.19%) Advertising
16 173 (1.08%) Publishing
17 167 (1.04%) Back Office
18 165 (1.03%) Telecoms
19 156 (0.97%) Organisational Skills
20 151 (0.94%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9,177 (57.28%) Developer
2 4,034 (25.18%) .NET Developer
3 2,773 (17.31%) Software Engineer
4 2,356 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 2,276 (14.21%) Senior Developer
6 1,995 (12.45%) Software Developer
7 1,351 (8.43%) Full Stack Developer
8 1,280 (7.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 1,012 (6.32%) Senior .NET Developer
10 879 (5.49%) Senior Software Engineer
11 820 (5.12%) .NET Software Developer
12 682 (4.26%) Architect
13 616 (3.84%) Senior Software Developer
14 516 (3.22%) C# Software Developer
15 509 (3.18%) Lead Developer
16 484 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
17 464 (2.90%) .NET Software Engineer
18 446 (2.78%) Technical Leader
19 384 (2.40%) Azure Developer
20 381 (2.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,396 (33.68%) .NET Core
2 4,411 (27.53%) ASP.NET
3 4,099 (25.59%) HTML
4 4,073 (25.42%) React
5 3,721 (23.23%) CSS
6 3,720 (23.22%) AngularJS
7 3,560 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 1,793 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,745 (10.89%) RESTful
10 1,570 (9.80%) Node.js
11 1,544 (9.64%) REST
12 1,507 (9.41%) Entity Framework
13 1,393 (8.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1,220 (7.62%) jQuery
15 1,160 (7.24%) HTML5
16 1,127 (7.03%) Web Services
17 973 (6.07%) Vue.js
18 881 (5.50%) JSON
19 856 (5.34%) XML
20 839 (5.24%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1,214 (7.58%) User Experience
2 970 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
3 734 (4.58%) Cloud Native
4 693 (4.33%) Mobile App
5 477 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
6 466 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
7 447 (2.79%) Algorithms
8 405 (2.53%) Life Science
9 378 (2.36%) Data Structures
10 368 (2.30%) Virtual Team
11 334 (2.08%) Public Cloud
12 276 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 258 (1.61%) Fixed Income
14 248 (1.55%) Equities
15 242 (1.51%) Derivative
16 227 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
17 226 (1.41%) Hedge funds
18 209 (1.30%) Management Information System
19 186 (1.16%) Blog
20 163 (1.02%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1,186 (7.40%) Windows
2 925 (5.77%) Linux
3 503 (3.14%) Android
4 398 (2.48%) Unix
5 366 (2.28%) Apple iOS
6 229 (1.43%) Windows Server
7 59 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
8 49 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 42 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 33 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (0.12%) VMS
12 17 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (0.087%) Windows 10
14 13 (0.081%) Kali Linux
14 13 (0.081%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.044%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.037%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.037%) Windows Server 2019
17 5 (0.031%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.025%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,497 (53.04%) Agile
2 4,928 (30.76%) Software Engineering
3 4,836 (30.19%) DevOps
4 3,571 (22.29%) CI/CD
5 3,284 (20.50%) Full Stack Development
6 3,279 (20.47%) MVC
7 3,262 (20.36%) Scrum
8 3,241 (20.23%) Microservices
9 2,725 (17.01%) TDD
10 2,719 (16.97%) Test Automation
11 2,626 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
12 2,106 (13.15%) Mentoring
13 1,720 (10.74%) SDLC
14 1,451 (9.06%) BDD
15 1,447 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
16 1,399 (8.73%) Fintech
17 1,351 (8.43%) Unit Testing
18 1,280 (7.99%) Web Development
19 1,184 (7.39%) Computer Science
20 1,179 (7.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12,065 (75.31%) C#
2 6,580 (41.07%) JavaScript
3 6,450 (40.26%) SQL
4 2,804 (17.50%) Java
5 2,358 (14.72%) Python
6 2,194 (13.69%) TypeScript
7 1,533 (9.57%) T-SQL
8 1,136 (7.09%) PowerShell
9 651 (4.06%) PHP
10 574 (3.58%) Ruby
11 520 (3.25%) VB.NET
12 505 (3.15%) C++
13 380 (2.37%) Bash
13 380 (2.37%) Scala
14 377 (2.35%) Go
15 329 (2.05%) Shell Script
16 256 (1.60%) VB
17 250 (1.56%) Perl
18 224 (1.40%) ES6
19 220 (1.37%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,791 (11.18%) Degree
2 628 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 557 (3.48%) Security Cleared
4 382 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 336 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 165 (1.03%) PMI Certification
7 111 (0.69%) DBS Check
8 86 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 81 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
9 81 (0.51%) CISSP
10 67 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 66 (0.41%) ISEB
12 57 (0.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 55 (0.34%) AWS Certification
14 53 (0.33%) Master's Degree
14 53 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
15 51 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 35 (0.22%) MCSE
17 33 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
18 25 (0.16%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,643 (10.26%) QA
2 173 (1.08%) Accessibility
3 103 (0.64%) GDPR
3 103 (0.64%) SLA
4 63 (0.39%) GRC
5 53 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 41 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 41 (0.26%) WCAG
7 38 (0.24%) HL7
8 37 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 22 (0.14%) FATCA
10 20 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 16 (0.100%) PSD2
12 9 (0.056%) PMO
13 8 (0.050%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.050%) WAI
14 7 (0.044%) NCSC
15 4 (0.025%) Cyber Essentials
15 4 (0.025%) JTAG
15 4 (0.025%) NIST
System Software
1 2,634 (16.44%) Docker
2 169 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 79 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 27 (0.17%) vSphere
7 21 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
8 19 (0.12%) XenApp
9 16 (0.100%) iptables
9 16 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 16 (0.100%) Snort
10 15 (0.094%) KVM
10 15 (0.094%) Xen
11 13 (0.081%) Firmware
12 5 (0.031%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (0.031%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.025%) LXC
14 2 (0.012%) NDS
14 2 (0.012%) vCloud
14 2 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2,196 (13.71%) Kubernetes
2 931 (5.81%) Terraform
3 290 (1.81%) Ansible
4 178 (1.11%) Grafana
5 168 (1.05%) Kibana
6 141 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
7 96 (0.60%) Puppet
8 93 (0.58%) Prometheus
9 60 (0.37%) MIIS
10 51 (0.32%) ZABBIX
11 37 (0.23%) Opsgenie
12 31 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
13 30 (0.19%) Graphite
14 29 (0.18%) logstash
15 28 (0.17%) HAProxy
15 28 (0.17%) HP Fortify
15 28 (0.17%) Nagios
15 28 (0.17%) Packer
15 28 (0.17%) Pingdom
16 21 (0.13%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4,622 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 914 (5.71%) Google
3 817 (5.10%) Oracle
4 308 (1.92%) Xamarin
5 240 (1.50%) Sitecore
6 199 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 185 (1.15%) Databricks
8 149 (0.93%) SAP
9 143 (0.89%) LexisNexis
10 124 (0.77%) Northgate
11 123 (0.77%) NEC
11 123 (0.77%) Samsung
12 108 (0.67%) TrueLayer
13 104 (0.65%) VMware
14 89 (0.56%) Dell
15 79 (0.49%) Splunk
16 73 (0.46%) Apple
17 71 (0.44%) New Relic
18 67 (0.42%) Atlassian
19 62 (0.39%) Bloomberg