Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 12,293 20,152 27,272
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.20% 14.01% 15.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.71% 36.50% 38.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11,328 18,647 25,807
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.89% +1.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 34,424 55,204 70,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.77% 38.39% 40.61%
Number of salaries quoted 28,212 45,218 58,765
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

.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 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET in the UK

.NET
Top 19 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 6 June 2020. 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 11,077 £50,000 - 1,177
UK excluding London -1 7,801 £47,500 +5.56% 970
London +1 4,026 £65,000 - 289
South East 0 2,771 £47,500 +5.56% 237
North of England 0 1,946 £47,500 +7.95% 325
North West +4 1,159 £50,000 +11.11% 200
Work from Home +1 1,011 £50,000 -4.76% 169
Midlands 0 954 £45,000 +5.88% 162
South West -3 793 £47,500 +11.76% 85
Yorkshire -1 676 £45,000 +5.88% 91
East of England +3 565 £50,000 +5.26% 80
West Midlands -1 561 £45,000 - 91
Scotland 0 476 £45,000 - 49
East Midlands 0 390 £40,000 - 71
Wales -7 188 £42,178 +0.42% 28
North East -6 113 £40,000 -8.05% 34
Northern Ireland +3 103 £42,000 -1.18% 6
Isle of Man +3 7 £47,500 -13.64%
Channel Islands -3 6 £65,000 +1.96%

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 9,760 (79.39%) C#
2 5,910 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5,519 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 4,912 (39.96%) Azure
5 4,661 (37.92%) SQL Server
6 4,611 (37.51%) ASP.NET
7 4,567 (37.15%) SQL
8 3,874 (31.51%) MVC
9 3,488 (28.37%) AngularJS
10 3,394 (27.61%) .NET Core
11 3,245 (26.40%) HTML
12 3,233 (26.30%) Microsoft
13 3,046 (24.78%) CSS
14 2,820 (22.94%) .NET Framework
15 2,493 (20.28%) TDD
16 2,239 (18.21%) Scrum
17 2,220 (18.06%) Finance
18 2,179 (17.73%) React
19 2,154 (17.52%) ASP.NET Web API
20 2,127 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
21 2,099 (17.07%) Software Engineering
22 2,092 (17.02%) AWS
23 1,996 (16.24%) DevOps
24 1,919 (15.61%) Microservices
25 1,478 (12.02%) Git (software)
26 1,427 (11.61%) jQuery
27 1,420 (11.55%) Entity Framework
28 1,404 (11.42%) Java
29 1,301 (10.58%) Degree
30 1,292 (10.51%) Web Services

.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
1 552 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 516 (4.20%) SharePoint
3 390 (3.17%) IIS
4 321 (2.61%) CMS
5 193 (1.57%) Umbraco
6 186 (1.51%) Confluence
7 179 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
8 132 (1.07%) EPiServer
9 120 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
10 61 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 56 (0.46%) Kentico
12 48 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 47 (0.38%) Apache
13 47 (0.38%) NServiceBus
14 40 (0.33%) ArcGIS
15 36 (0.29%) Sitefinity
16 35 (0.28%) Tomcat
17 31 (0.25%) Drupal
17 31 (0.25%) WebSphere
18 29 (0.24%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 176 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 16 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 16 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.065%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.049%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.024%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.024%) Blender
11 3 (0.024%) Sketch
12 2 (0.016%) Mingle
12 2 (0.016%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.008%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.008%) CATIA
13 1 (0.008%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 374 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 179 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.20%) Salerio
4 21 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 19 (0.15%) R3 Corda
6 17 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
7 14 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 13 (0.11%) Magento
9 12 (0.098%) NetSuite
9 12 (0.098%) Remedy ITSM
10 11 (0.089%) SAP GTS
11 9 (0.073%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 9 (0.073%) SDL Web 8
11 9 (0.073%) Unit4 Business World
12 7 (0.057%) Markit EDM
12 7 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
12 7 (0.057%) thinkFolio
13 6 (0.049%) Endur
13 6 (0.049%) Maximo
14 5 (0.041%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4,912 (39.96%) Azure
2 2,092 (17.02%) AWS
3 626 (5.09%) SaaS
4 368 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
5 355 (2.89%) Power Platform
6 339 (2.76%) Serverless
7 292 (2.38%) GCP
8 289 (2.35%) PaaS
9 232 (1.89%) GitHub
10 178 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
11 175 (1.42%) Office 365
12 124 (1.01%) IaaS
13 119 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
14 91 (0.74%) OpenShift
15 85 (0.69%) Azure Functions
16 69 (0.56%) Logic Apps
17 62 (0.50%) npm
18 59 (0.48%) PowerApps
19 54 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
20 52 (0.42%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 208 (1.69%) Internet
2 131 (1.07%) HTTP
3 90 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 80 (0.65%) Skype
5 77 (0.63%) Firewall
6 50 (0.41%) Intranet
7 46 (0.37%) DNS
8 34 (0.28%) Wireless
9 29 (0.24%) MQTT
10 27 (0.22%) SSL
11 25 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (0.14%) Bluetooth
13 16 (0.13%) LTE
14 14 (0.11%) Broadband
14 14 (0.11%) Extranet
14 14 (0.11%) Network Security
14 14 (0.11%) VPN
15 13 (0.11%) LAN
15 13 (0.11%) RS-232
15 13 (0.11%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,661 (37.92%) SQL Server
2 801 (6.52%) MongoDB
3 612 (4.98%) NoSQL
4 496 (4.03%) MySQL
5 468 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 446 (3.63%) Relational Database
7 437 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 435 (3.54%) SQL Server 2019
9 320 (2.60%) Power BI
10 245 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 240 (1.95%) Redis
12 221 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
13 218 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 207 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
15 194 (1.58%) Big Data
16 175 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
17 162 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
18 154 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
19 144 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
20 143 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1,478 (12.02%) Git (software)
2 974 (7.92%) Visual Studio
3 532 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 486 (3.95%) Selenium
5 444 (3.61%) JIRA
6 430 (3.50%) TeamCity
7 399 (3.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 391 (3.18%) Jenkins
9 353 (2.87%) NUnit
10 296 (2.41%) SpecFlow
11 156 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
12 144 (1.17%) Subversion
13 130 (1.06%) Bitbucket
14 119 (0.97%) WebDriver
15 108 (0.88%) Moq
16 102 (0.83%) Cucumber
16 102 (0.83%) MSTest
16 102 (0.83%) webpack
17 89 (0.72%) Jasmine
18 77 (0.63%) Cypress.io
General
1 2,220 (18.06%) Finance
2 440 (3.58%) Retail
3 416 (3.38%) Banking
4 297 (2.42%) Games
5 269 (2.19%) Front Office
6 211 (1.72%) Marketing
7 170 (1.38%) Legal
8 165 (1.34%) Law
9 161 (1.31%) Public Sector
10 143 (1.16%) Manufacturing
11 104 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 84 (0.68%) Advertising
13 76 (0.62%) Back Office
14 71 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 69 (0.56%) Automotive
15 69 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 65 (0.53%) Electronics
17 55 (0.45%) Investment Banking
18 39 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 36 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8,455 (68.78%) Developer
2 4,316 (35.11%) .NET Developer
3 2,950 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 1,885 (15.33%) Software Developer
5 1,862 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,515 (12.32%) Senior Developer
7 1,068 (8.69%) Software Engineer
8 790 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
9 749 (6.09%) Senior .NET Developer
10 669 (5.44%) .NET Software Developer
11 604 (4.91%) C# Software Developer
12 568 (4.62%) Architect
13 529 (4.30%) Junior
14 485 (3.95%) Lead Developer
15 438 (3.56%) Junior Developer
16 415 (3.38%) Analyst
17 410 (3.34%) SQL Developer
18 399 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
19 392 (3.19%) Web Developer
20 375 (3.05%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,611 (37.51%) ASP.NET
2 3,488 (28.37%) AngularJS
3 3,394 (27.61%) .NET Core
4 3,245 (26.40%) HTML
5 3,046 (24.78%) CSS
6 2,820 (22.94%) .NET Framework
7 2,179 (17.73%) React
8 2,154 (17.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,127 (17.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,427 (11.61%) jQuery
11 1,420 (11.55%) Entity Framework
12 1,292 (10.51%) Web Services
13 1,138 (9.26%) Node.js
14 1,038 (8.44%) REST
15 965 (7.85%) Vue.js
16 896 (7.29%) HTML5
17 786 (6.39%) RESTful
18 675 (5.49%) WCF
18 675 (5.49%) XML
19 564 (4.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,178 (9.58%) Greenfield Project
2 664 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
3 543 (4.42%) User Experience
4 356 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
5 334 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 284 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 188 (1.53%) Algorithms
8 186 (1.51%) Hedge funds
9 151 (1.23%) Cloud Native
10 147 (1.20%) Public Cloud
11 122 (0.99%) Derivative
12 113 (0.92%) Equities
13 104 (0.85%) Fixed Income
14 97 (0.79%) Data Structures
15 86 (0.70%) Virtual Team
16 82 (0.67%) Management Information System
17 77 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 76 (0.62%) Reinsurance
19 62 (0.50%) Blog
20 55 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,132 (9.21%) Windows
2 484 (3.94%) Linux
3 242 (1.97%) Android
4 219 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 179 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 89 (0.72%) Unix
7 57 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 45 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 38 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 35 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
12 31 (0.25%) CentOS
13 28 (0.23%) Windows Server 2019
14 25 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 17 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.13%) Mac OS
17 15 (0.12%) VMS
18 11 (0.089%) CoreOS
19 10 (0.081%) Windows 2000
19 10 (0.081%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,910 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3,874 (31.51%) MVC
3 2,493 (20.28%) TDD
4 2,239 (18.21%) Scrum
5 2,099 (17.07%) Software Engineering
6 1,996 (16.24%) DevOps
7 1,919 (15.61%) Microservices
8 1,167 (9.49%) BDD
9 1,166 (9.49%) Test Automation
10 1,147 (9.33%) Web Development
11 1,137 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
12 1,073 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
13 986 (8.02%) OO
14 887 (7.22%) Fintech
15 873 (7.10%) SDLC
16 845 (6.87%) Computer Science
17 839 (6.83%) Unit Testing
18 793 (6.45%) Mentoring
19 758 (6.17%) Kanban
20 697 (5.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9,760 (79.39%) C#
2 5,519 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 4,567 (37.15%) SQL
4 1,404 (11.42%) Java
5 1,262 (10.27%) TypeScript
6 963 (7.83%) Python
7 916 (7.45%) T-SQL
8 679 (5.52%) VB.NET
9 588 (4.78%) C++
10 547 (4.45%) PowerShell
11 302 (2.46%) PHP
12 286 (2.33%) C
13 261 (2.12%) VB
14 224 (1.82%) Ruby
15 217 (1.77%) F#
16 179 (1.46%) R
17 134 (1.09%) Bash Shell
18 132 (1.07%) VBA
19 116 (0.94%) PL/SQL
20 89 (0.72%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,301 (10.58%) Degree
2 449 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 242 (1.97%) Security Cleared
4 165 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 135 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 67 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 44 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 43 (0.35%) ISEB
9 26 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
10 22 (0.18%) MCSD
11 21 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 15 (0.12%) DBS Check
12 15 (0.12%) HND
12 15 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
12 15 (0.12%) PhD
13 14 (0.11%) MCP
14 13 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.11%) SANS
15 12 (0.098%) AWS Certification
16 11 (0.089%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (5.47%) QA
2 80 (0.65%) GDPR
3 41 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 37 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (0.27%) SLA
6 20 (0.16%) COBIT
7 19 (0.15%) NIST
8 18 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.13%) DICOM
10 13 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.049%) GxP
11 6 (0.049%) HL7
12 5 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.041%) PMO
13 4 (0.033%) COSO
13 4 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.033%) MiFID
14 3 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.016%) ISO 9000
16 1 (0.008%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,056 (8.59%) Docker
2 169 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 57 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.15%) Firmware
4 18 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 18 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (0.11%) vSphere
6 7 (0.057%) XenApp
6 7 (0.057%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.049%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.049%) Xen
8 5 (0.041%) LXC
8 5 (0.041%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (0.041%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.033%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.033%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.024%) HDFS
10 3 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 721 (5.87%) Kubernetes
2 206 (1.68%) Terraform
3 160 (1.30%) Ansible
4 90 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (0.73%) Puppet
5 63 (0.51%) Kibana
6 54 (0.44%) Grafana
7 36 (0.29%) Nagios
8 33 (0.27%) SCCM
9 22 (0.18%) Prometheus
10 14 (0.11%) Packer
11 13 (0.11%) HP ALM
12 12 (0.098%) CA Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.089%) MIIS
14 10 (0.081%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (0.073%) logstash
15 9 (0.073%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.065%) Single Sign-On
17 6 (0.049%) SCOM
18 5 (0.041%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3,233 (26.30%) Microsoft
2 729 (5.93%) Oracle
3 287 (2.33%) Xamarin
4 245 (1.99%) SAP
5 192 (1.56%) Google
6 179 (1.46%) Sitecore
7 122 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 113 (0.92%) IBM
9 111 (0.90%) Tableau
10 84 (0.68%) ServiceNow
11 79 (0.64%) VMware
12 65 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 56 (0.46%) Sage
14 42 (0.34%) TIBCO
15 41 (0.33%) MuleSoft
16 39 (0.32%) HP
17 36 (0.29%) New Relic
18 35 (0.28%) DevExpress
19 34 (0.28%) Adobe
19 34 (0.28%) Databricks