Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 19,015 25,735 27,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.43% 15.34% 15.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.93% 38.32% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16,419 22,489 24,408
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £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 52,929 67,154 71,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.38% 40.03% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 43,379 55,683 58,825
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

.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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -2 17,422 £50,000 +5.26% 3,305
UK excluding London 0 12,249 £45,000 - 2,715
London -5 6,279 £62,500 +4.17% 851
South East -1 4,059 £47,500 +5.56% 720
North of England +1 2,821 £45,000 +2.27% 701
Midlands +2 1,806 £45,000 +5.88% 460
North West +1 1,547 £45,000 - 393
South West -2 1,536 £45,000 +5.88% 316
Yorkshire 0 1,093 £42,500 -3.41% 255
West Midlands 0 1,041 £45,000 +3.45% 261
East of England -6 885 £47,500 +2.15% 258
East Midlands -2 761 £42,500 +2.41% 196
Scotland -2 744 £44,000 -2.22% 170
Wales +6 298 £45,000 +5.88% 63
North East -6 183 £44,250 +4.12% 53
Northern Ireland 0 100 £38,750 +3.33% 28
Channel Islands +15 9 £52,500 -25.00%
Isle of Man +3 4 £55,000 +41.94%

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15,786 (83.02%) C#
2 8,902 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8,251 (43.39%) JavaScript
4 8,232 (43.29%) ASP.NET
5 7,910 (41.60%) SQL
6 7,664 (40.31%) SQL Server
7 6,773 (35.62%) MVC
8 5,733 (30.15%) Azure
9 5,467 (28.75%) Microsoft
10 5,377 (28.28%) HTML
11 4,970 (26.14%) CSS
12 4,282 (22.52%) AngularJS
13 3,879 (20.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3,611 (18.99%) .NET Framework
15 3,308 (17.40%) Software Engineering
16 3,271 (17.20%) Finance
17 3,265 (17.17%) TDD
18 3,193 (16.79%) .NET Core
19 3,135 (16.49%) ASP.NET Web API
20 3,124 (16.43%) Scrum
21 2,713 (14.27%) DevOps
22 2,612 (13.74%) AWS
23 2,608 (13.72%) Degree
24 2,569 (13.51%) jQuery
25 2,434 (12.80%) Git (software)
26 2,432 (12.79%) Java
27 2,273 (11.95%) Web Services
28 2,237 (11.76%) React
29 1,938 (10.19%) Web Development
30 1,931 (10.16%) Microservices

.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
1 806 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 715 (3.76%) IIS
3 545 (2.87%) CMS
4 376 (1.98%) Umbraco
5 362 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 303 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
7 274 (1.44%) Confluence
8 148 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
9 101 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 101 (0.53%) WordPress
10 99 (0.52%) Apache
11 87 (0.46%) NServiceBus
12 77 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 76 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
14 75 (0.39%) Kentico
15 63 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 57 (0.30%) Tomcat
17 56 (0.29%) Drupal
18 54 (0.28%) OpenStack
19 51 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 218 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 181 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 33 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 27 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.089%) InfoPath
7 17 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.084%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 16 (0.084%) S-PLUS
9 15 (0.079%) EngageOne
10 13 (0.068%) Microsoft Project
11 10 (0.053%) Mathematica
11 10 (0.053%) Zeplin
12 6 (0.032%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.026%) GIMP
13 5 (0.026%) Revit
14 4 (0.021%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.021%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 582 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 193 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 57 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 57 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 55 (0.29%) thinkFolio
5 54 (0.28%) Front Arena
6 39 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 26 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 23 (0.12%) Magento
8 23 (0.12%) WebTrends
9 18 (0.095%) Distributed Ledger
9 18 (0.095%) SAP ERP
10 17 (0.089%) Sage CRM
10 17 (0.089%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 11 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.058%) SAP BPC
12 10 (0.053%) R3 Corda
12 10 (0.053%) SDL Web 8
12 10 (0.053%) Visualfiles
13 9 (0.047%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5,733 (30.15%) Azure
2 2,612 (13.74%) AWS
3 876 (4.61%) SaaS
4 437 (2.30%) Serverless
5 423 (2.22%) GCP
6 413 (2.17%) PaaS
7 402 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
8 388 (2.04%) Power Platform
9 281 (1.48%) GitHub
10 234 (1.23%) Office 365
11 223 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
12 169 (0.89%) IaaS
13 155 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
14 146 (0.77%) npm
15 133 (0.70%) Azure Functions
16 100 (0.53%) Amazon S3
17 89 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
18 86 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
19 83 (0.44%) PowerApps
20 78 (0.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 333 (1.75%) Internet
2 187 (0.98%) HTTP
3 136 (0.72%) Firewall
4 130 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 110 (0.58%) Broadband
6 56 (0.29%) DNS
7 55 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 51 (0.27%) Intranet
9 43 (0.23%) Network Security
10 41 (0.22%) FTP
10 41 (0.22%) SMTP
11 40 (0.21%) SSL
12 36 (0.19%) WAN
13 31 (0.16%) LAN
13 31 (0.16%) VPN
14 26 (0.14%) Skype
15 21 (0.11%) DHCP
15 21 (0.11%) Wireless
16 20 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
17 19 (0.100%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,664 (40.31%) SQL Server
2 1,016 (5.34%) NoSQL
3 914 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 899 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 792 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 648 (3.41%) MySQL
7 624 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
8 479 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 398 (2.09%) Big Data
10 393 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
11 355 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
12 345 (1.81%) Power BI
13 336 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 328 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 311 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 269 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
17 231 (1.21%) Redis
18 207 (1.09%) RDBMS
19 191 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
20 171 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2,434 (12.80%) Git (software)
2 1,822 (9.58%) Visual Studio
3 1,274 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 911 (4.79%) JIRA
5 685 (3.60%) Selenium
6 571 (3.00%) Jenkins
7 567 (2.98%) TeamCity
8 511 (2.69%) NUnit
9 491 (2.58%) Visual Studio Team System
10 425 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 329 (1.73%) SpecFlow
12 311 (1.64%) Subversion
13 244 (1.28%) Bitbucket
14 203 (1.07%) WebDriver
15 187 (0.98%) Cucumber
16 181 (0.95%) webpack
17 164 (0.86%) Moq
18 139 (0.73%) MSTest
19 134 (0.70%) SoapUI
20 125 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3,271 (17.20%) Finance
2 817 (4.30%) Retail
3 790 (4.15%) Banking
4 631 (3.32%) Marketing
5 484 (2.55%) Games
6 355 (1.87%) Public Sector
7 298 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 285 (1.50%) Front Office
9 269 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 187 (0.98%) Advertising
11 158 (0.83%) Law
12 143 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 133 (0.70%) Back Office
14 132 (0.69%) Legal
15 102 (0.54%) Electronics
15 102 (0.54%) Investment Banking
16 100 (0.53%) Automotive
17 72 (0.38%) Aerospace
18 58 (0.31%) Publishing
19 48 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13,243 (69.65%) Developer
2 6,885 (36.21%) .NET Developer
3 5,113 (26.89%) C# Developer
4 3,355 (17.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,945 (15.49%) Software Developer
6 2,464 (12.96%) Senior Developer
7 1,544 (8.12%) Software Engineer
8 1,270 (6.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,129 (5.94%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1,097 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,076 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
12 1,023 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1,016 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
14 978 (5.14%) Junior
15 863 (4.54%) SQL Developer
16 853 (4.49%) Junior Developer
17 840 (4.42%) Senior C# Developer
18 748 (3.93%) Analyst
19 740 (3.89%) Architect
20 737 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,232 (43.29%) ASP.NET
2 5,377 (28.28%) HTML
3 4,970 (26.14%) CSS
4 4,282 (22.52%) AngularJS
5 3,879 (20.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3,611 (18.99%) .NET Framework
7 3,193 (16.79%) .NET Core
8 3,135 (16.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,569 (13.51%) jQuery
10 2,273 (11.95%) Web Services
11 2,237 (11.76%) React
12 1,697 (8.92%) WCF
13 1,627 (8.56%) REST
14 1,610 (8.47%) Entity Framework
15 1,502 (7.90%) RESTful
16 1,466 (7.71%) HTML5
17 1,379 (7.25%) XML
18 1,134 (5.96%) Node.js
19 1,068 (5.62%) WPF
20 1,034 (5.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,682 (8.85%) Greenfield Project
2 949 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 712 (3.74%) User Experience
4 676 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
5 666 (3.50%) Mobile App
6 545 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
7 285 (1.50%) Hedge funds
8 278 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 205 (1.08%) Robotics
10 203 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 197 (1.04%) Fixed Income
12 183 (0.96%) Derivative
13 160 (0.84%) Cloud Native
14 153 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 152 (0.80%) Client/Server
16 141 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 138 (0.73%) Equities
18 111 (0.58%) N-Tier
19 105 (0.55%) Virtual Team
20 93 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,909 (10.04%) Windows
2 855 (4.50%) Linux
3 477 (2.51%) Android
4 377 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 324 (1.70%) Windows Server
6 199 (1.05%) Unix
7 89 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 75 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 69 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 30 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 29 (0.15%) CentOS
13 26 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (0.095%) Windows 8
15 15 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.058%) VMS
18 7 (0.037%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 6 (0.032%) Mac OS X
20 5 (0.026%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,902 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6,773 (35.62%) MVC
3 3,308 (17.40%) Software Engineering
4 3,265 (17.17%) TDD
5 3,124 (16.43%) Scrum
6 2,713 (14.27%) DevOps
7 1,938 (10.19%) Web Development
8 1,931 (10.16%) Microservices
9 1,844 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
10 1,843 (9.69%) Test Automation
11 1,777 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
12 1,719 (9.04%) SDLC
13 1,608 (8.46%) Computer Science
14 1,546 (8.13%) OO
15 1,512 (7.95%) Unit Testing
16 1,400 (7.36%) BDD
17 1,365 (7.18%) Mentoring
18 1,108 (5.83%) SOLID
19 1,002 (5.27%) Fintech
20 919 (4.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15,786 (83.02%) C#
2 8,251 (43.39%) JavaScript
3 7,910 (41.60%) SQL
4 2,432 (12.79%) Java
5 1,783 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 1,272 (6.69%) VB.NET
7 1,254 (6.59%) Python
8 1,079 (5.67%) TypeScript
9 939 (4.94%) C++
10 802 (4.22%) PowerShell
11 600 (3.16%) PHP
12 556 (2.92%) VB
13 387 (2.04%) C
14 349 (1.84%) Ruby
15 295 (1.55%) VBA
16 231 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 150 (0.79%) ES6
18 136 (0.72%) VB6
19 129 (0.68%) F#
20 127 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2,608 (13.72%) Degree
2 846 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 282 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 229 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 139 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 125 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 109 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 76 (0.40%) HND
9 65 (0.34%) MCSE
10 64 (0.34%) ISEB
11 50 (0.26%) CCNA
11 50 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
11 50 (0.26%) CISSP
11 50 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 48 (0.25%) SANS
13 46 (0.24%) MCSD
14 40 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
15 39 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
15 39 (0.21%) GIAC
15 39 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,037 (5.45%) QA
2 105 (0.55%) GDPR
3 98 (0.52%) SLA
4 36 (0.19%) PMO
5 35 (0.18%) WAI
6 33 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 30 (0.16%) DICOM
9 18 (0.095%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.084%) PCI DSS
11 11 (0.058%) CRD IV
12 9 (0.047%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 7 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.037%) IFRS
13 7 (0.037%) IFRS 9
14 6 (0.032%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.032%) ISO 13485
15 5 (0.026%) MiFID
16 3 (0.016%) COBIT
16 3 (0.016%) JTAG
System Software
1 1,283 (6.75%) Docker
2 295 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 85 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 25 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.12%) Firmware
7 22 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
8 19 (0.100%) LXC
8 19 (0.100%) Varnish
9 9 (0.047%) vSphere
9 9 (0.047%) XenApp
10 7 (0.037%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.026%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.026%) GridGain
11 5 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.016%) HDFS
12 3 (0.016%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.011%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.011%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 745 (3.92%) Kubernetes
2 226 (1.19%) Terraform
3 212 (1.11%) Ansible
4 211 (1.11%) Puppet
5 194 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
6 70 (0.37%) Kibana
7 46 (0.24%) Grafana
8 45 (0.24%) SCCM
9 40 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
10 37 (0.19%) SQL Sentry
11 33 (0.17%) Nagios
12 32 (0.17%) Tivoli
13 27 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
14 24 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
15 23 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
15 23 (0.12%) Packer
16 22 (0.12%) Rancher
17 17 (0.089%) BMC PATROL
18 16 (0.084%) logstash
18 16 (0.084%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5,467 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 1,055 (5.55%) Oracle
3 509 (2.68%) Google
4 358 (1.88%) Xamarin
5 334 (1.76%) SAP
6 296 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 253 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 167 (0.88%) IBM
9 160 (0.84%) Sage
10 99 (0.52%) VMware
11 97 (0.51%) Atlassian
12 69 (0.36%) Charles River
12 69 (0.36%) DevExpress
12 69 (0.36%) Nintex
12 69 (0.36%) Pega
13 67 (0.35%) Tableau
14 63 (0.33%) UiPath
15 58 (0.31%) Blue Prism
16 54 (0.28%) Calypso
16 54 (0.28%) SimCorp