Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 27,852 27,670 30,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.71% 16.16% 15.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.34% 40.10% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24,767 25,045 27,992
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,625
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
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 72,640 68,996 78,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.98% 40.29% 38.61%
Number of salaries quoted 61,258 59,041 67,594
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%

.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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 0 26,074 £45,000 - 3,484
UK excluding London -1 18,707 £42,500 +6.25% 2,695
London +2 8,697 £60,000 +4.35% 994
South East +2 5,914 £42,500 - 729
North of England -3 4,685 £42,500 +6.25% 705
Midlands 0 2,581 £40,000 - 475
North West -3 2,400 £42,500 +6.25% 388
East of England -1 2,164 £45,000 +5.88% 311
South West +2 2,010 £42,500 +6.25% 268
Yorkshire -1 1,862 £42,500 +6.25% 253
West Midlands -3 1,385 £42,500 +6.25% 237
East Midlands +1 1,198 £40,000 -5.88% 238
Scotland 0 957 £42,500 +6.25% 127
North East +1 421 £40,000 +6.67% 64
Wales -2 336 £40,000 +6.67% 52
Northern Ireland -2 80 £37,500 +4.17% 23
Channel Islands +5 5 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Isle of Man 0 1 £40,500 +15.71% 3

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 23,380 (83.94%) C#
2 14,387 (51.66%) ASP.NET
3 14,227 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
4 13,597 (48.82%) SQL Server
5 12,949 (46.49%) MVC
6 12,393 (44.50%) JavaScript
7 11,235 (40.34%) SQL
8 9,481 (34.04%) HTML
9 8,549 (30.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8,433 (30.28%) CSS
11 8,125 (29.17%) Microsoft
12 6,993 (25.11%) TDD
13 6,853 (24.61%) AngularJS
14 6,207 (22.29%) .NET Framework
15 5,785 (20.77%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5,035 (18.08%) Finance
17 4,998 (17.94%) Scrum
18 4,767 (17.12%) jQuery
18 4,767 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
19 4,710 (16.91%) WCF
20 3,754 (13.48%) BDD
21 3,753 (13.47%) Software Engineering
22 3,691 (13.25%) RESTful
23 3,429 (12.31%) Web Services
24 3,411 (12.25%) Git (software)
25 3,342 (12.00%) OO
26 3,337 (11.98%) Web Development
26 3,337 (11.98%) Entity Framework
27 3,197 (11.48%) Degree
28 3,185 (11.44%) Java

.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 1,338 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 1,173 (4.21%) CMS
3 1,120 (4.02%) IIS
4 811 (2.91%) Umbraco
5 559 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
6 397 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 393 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 364 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 312 (1.12%) EPiServer
10 276 (0.99%) Confluence
11 196 (0.70%) Apache
12 181 (0.65%) NServiceBus
13 153 (0.55%) Apache Spark
14 150 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
15 144 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 131 (0.47%) Kentico
17 113 (0.41%) Tomcat
18 98 (0.35%) WebSphere
19 88 (0.32%) JBoss
20 82 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 361 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 280 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 87 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 71 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 56 (0.20%) Chatbot
6 53 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 45 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 37 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 36 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 27 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
11 16 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 14 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
13 7 (0.025%) InDesign
14 6 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
14 6 (0.022%) Mingle
15 3 (0.011%) XMetaL
16 2 (0.007%) 3ds Max
16 2 (0.007%) Doxygen
16 2 (0.007%) FreeHand
16 2 (0.007%) Maya
Business Applications
1 947 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 122 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 62 (0.22%) Elite 3E
3 62 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 48 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 36 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 34 (0.12%) Magento
7 30 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
8 28 (0.10%) Eloqua
9 25 (0.090%) thinkFolio
10 24 (0.086%) Markit EDM
11 23 (0.083%) NetSuite
12 22 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
13 20 (0.072%) MetaTrader
14 18 (0.065%) Visualfiles
14 18 (0.065%) Workfront
15 17 (0.061%) Front Arena
16 13 (0.047%) SAP Business One
17 12 (0.043%) SimCorp Dimension
18 10 (0.036%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 4,767 (17.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,322 (8.34%) Amazon AWS
3 747 (2.68%) SaaS
4 501 (1.80%) Office 365
5 407 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
6 381 (1.37%) PaaS
7 366 (1.31%) GitHub
8 234 (0.84%) npm
9 220 (0.79%) IaaS
10 206 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
11 155 (0.56%) Serverless
12 154 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
13 99 (0.36%) NuGet
14 92 (0.33%) Google Play
15 91 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
16 87 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
16 87 (0.31%) Amazon S3
17 62 (0.22%) OpenShift
18 47 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
19 45 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 662 (2.38%) Internet
2 309 (1.11%) HTTP
3 222 (0.80%) Intranet
4 182 (0.65%) SMS
5 174 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 170 (0.61%) Firewall
7 163 (0.59%) Broadband
8 125 (0.45%) DNS
9 116 (0.42%) Hyperconnected
10 109 (0.39%) SSL
11 91 (0.33%) VPN
12 50 (0.18%) SAN
13 47 (0.17%) FTP
13 47 (0.17%) WAN
14 46 (0.17%) Network Security
15 43 (0.15%) Skype
15 43 (0.15%) Wireless
16 32 (0.11%) LAN
17 31 (0.11%) AMQP
18 29 (0.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13,597 (48.82%) SQL Server
2 2,448 (8.79%) SQL Server 2016
3 2,299 (8.25%) NoSQL
4 1,368 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,288 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,245 (4.47%) MongoDB
7 1,027 (3.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 907 (3.26%) Relational Database
9 712 (2.56%) MySQL
10 705 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 636 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 532 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 515 (1.85%) Big Data
14 443 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
15 317 (1.14%) Power BI
16 308 (1.11%) RDBMS
17 289 (1.04%) Oracle Database
18 264 (0.95%) RavenDB
19 238 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
20 233 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3,411 (12.25%) Git (software)
2 2,840 (10.20%) Visual Studio
3 2,070 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,417 (5.09%) NUnit
5 1,073 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 921 (3.31%) JIRA
7 918 (3.30%) Selenium
8 808 (2.90%) Jenkins
9 769 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 722 (2.59%) Subversion
11 603 (2.17%) Rhino Mocks
12 587 (2.11%) Moq
13 542 (1.95%) MSTest
14 441 (1.58%) Visual Studio Team System
15 406 (1.46%) SpecFlow
16 319 (1.15%) MSBuild
17 316 (1.13%) Jasmine
18 269 (0.97%) gulp
19 248 (0.89%) Cucumber
20 233 (0.84%) Protractor
General
1 5,035 (18.08%) Finance
2 1,384 (4.97%) Retail
3 1,288 (4.62%) Advertising
4 1,203 (4.32%) Banking
5 1,106 (3.97%) Marketing
6 880 (3.16%) Games
7 465 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 390 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 317 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 299 (1.07%) Legal
11 286 (1.03%) Front Office
12 244 (0.88%) Law
13 230 (0.83%) Back Office
13 230 (0.83%) Electronics
14 202 (0.73%) Music Industry
15 191 (0.69%) Financial Institution
16 165 (0.59%) Automotive
17 105 (0.38%) Publishing
18 77 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 61 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20,743 (74.48%) Developer
2 12,631 (45.35%) .NET Developer
3 8,434 (30.28%) C# Developer
4 5,956 (21.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,659 (13.14%) Software Developer
6 3,251 (11.67%) Senior Developer
7 2,964 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,674 (9.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2,075 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1,999 (7.18%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,918 (6.89%) C# Software Developer
12 1,814 (6.51%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1,754 (6.30%) SQL Developer
14 1,442 (5.18%) Software Engineer
15 1,361 (4.89%) Web Developer
16 1,328 (4.77%) Junior
17 1,309 (4.70%) Senior C# Developer
18 1,187 (4.26%) Junior Developer
19 1,164 (4.18%) Architect
20 1,149 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14,387 (51.66%) ASP.NET
2 9,481 (34.04%) HTML
3 8,549 (30.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8,433 (30.28%) CSS
5 6,853 (24.61%) AngularJS
6 6,207 (22.29%) .NET Framework
7 5,785 (20.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,767 (17.12%) jQuery
9 4,710 (16.91%) WCF
10 3,691 (13.25%) RESTful
11 3,429 (12.31%) Web Services
12 3,337 (11.98%) Entity Framework
13 3,042 (10.92%) HTML5
14 2,948 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 2,815 (10.11%) Node.js
16 2,703 (9.70%) WPF
17 2,449 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,063 (7.41%) XML
19 1,955 (7.02%) React
20 1,743 (6.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2,725 (9.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1,906 (6.84%) Computer Science
3 1,287 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 1,187 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1,047 (3.76%) User Experience
6 988 (3.55%) Fintech
7 973 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 678 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
9 419 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 270 (0.97%) Algorithms
11 261 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 257 (0.92%) Hedge funds
13 223 (0.80%) N-Tier
14 212 (0.76%) Tandem
15 190 (0.68%) Equities
15 190 (0.68%) Social Network
16 158 (0.57%) Data Structures
17 141 (0.51%) Data Centre
18 135 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 131 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3,130 (11.24%) Windows
2 1,048 (3.76%) Linux
3 776 (2.79%) Android
4 706 (2.53%) Windows Server
5 610 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 323 (1.16%) Unix
7 113 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 65 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 53 (0.19%) Solaris
12 47 (0.17%) Windows 10
13 43 (0.15%) Windows Phone
14 37 (0.13%) VMS
15 30 (0.11%) Mac OS X
16 27 (0.097%) AIX
16 27 (0.097%) CentOS
17 25 (0.090%) Nucleus RTOS
18 23 (0.083%) HPUX
19 19 (0.068%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,227 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12,949 (46.49%) MVC
3 6,993 (25.11%) TDD
4 4,998 (17.94%) Scrum
5 3,754 (13.48%) BDD
6 3,753 (13.47%) Software Engineering
7 3,342 (12.00%) OO
8 3,337 (11.98%) Web Development
9 3,157 (11.33%) Web Application Development
10 2,993 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
11 2,533 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
12 2,487 (8.93%) SDLC
13 2,192 (7.87%) Test Automation
14 2,010 (7.22%) DevOps
15 1,990 (7.14%) Unit Testing
16 1,608 (5.77%) Microservices
17 1,499 (5.38%) SOLID
18 1,435 (5.15%) Kanban
19 1,401 (5.03%) Mentoring
20 1,397 (5.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23,380 (83.94%) C#
2 12,393 (44.50%) JavaScript
3 11,235 (40.34%) SQL
4 3,185 (11.44%) Java
5 2,648 (9.51%) T-SQL
6 2,037 (7.31%) VB.NET
7 1,719 (6.17%) Ruby
8 1,247 (4.48%) Python
9 1,241 (4.46%) C++
10 1,148 (4.12%) PowerShell
11 936 (3.36%) TypeScript
12 891 (3.20%) VB
13 844 (3.03%) PHP
14 541 (1.94%) C
15 438 (1.57%) PL/SQL
16 399 (1.43%) VBA
17 303 (1.09%) F#
18 264 (0.95%) Scala
19 208 (0.75%) Perl
20 171 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3,197 (11.48%) Degree
2 812 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 588 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 312 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 209 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 149 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 138 (0.50%) MCP
8 122 (0.44%) ISEB
9 98 (0.35%) MCSD
10 96 (0.34%) MCPD
11 81 (0.29%) MCSE
12 80 (0.29%) Master's Degree
13 77 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
14 72 (0.26%) PhD
15 68 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
16 63 (0.23%) PMI Certification
17 60 (0.22%) MCSA
18 57 (0.20%) MCAD
19 52 (0.19%) MCTS
20 48 (0.17%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,329 (4.77%) QA
2 137 (0.49%) SLA
3 89 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 74 (0.27%) PMO
5 60 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 43 (0.15%) GCP
7 42 (0.15%) MiFID
8 37 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 35 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 33 (0.12%) GDPR
11 14 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.036%) Disclosure Scotland
12 10 (0.036%) GAMP
13 7 (0.025%) ISO 9000
14 5 (0.018%) Actionable Recommendations
14 5 (0.018%) EMIR
14 5 (0.018%) ISO 13485
14 5 (0.018%) MISRA
14 5 (0.018%) MISRA C
14 5 (0.018%) TickIT
System Software
1 807 (2.90%) Docker
2 379 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 137 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.15%) Firmware
6 37 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 30 (0.11%) HDFS
8 24 (0.086%) VMware NSX
8 24 (0.086%) vSphere
9 21 (0.075%) Apache Flume
10 19 (0.068%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (0.057%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (0.047%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.022%) LXC
14 6 (0.022%) OpenAM
15 5 (0.018%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 4 (0.014%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.014%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.014%) Xen
Systems Management
1 376 (1.35%) Puppet
2 313 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 297 (1.07%) Ansible
4 221 (0.79%) Kibana
5 219 (0.79%) Kubernetes
6 191 (0.69%) Terraform
7 98 (0.35%) WSUS
8 94 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 74 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 56 (0.20%) Packer
11 53 (0.19%) SCCM
12 50 (0.18%) logstash
13 42 (0.15%) Nagios
14 40 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
15 32 (0.11%) Graphite
15 32 (0.11%) SCOM
16 30 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
17 23 (0.083%) Prometheus
18 22 (0.079%) Consul
19 21 (0.075%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8,125 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 1,640 (5.89%) Oracle
3 989 (3.55%) Google
4 728 (2.61%) Xamarin
5 677 (2.43%) Sitecore
6 486 (1.74%) Facebook
7 353 (1.27%) Capita
8 326 (1.17%) SAP
9 325 (1.17%) Twitter
10 272 (0.98%) VMware
11 206 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
12 150 (0.54%) Telerik
13 138 (0.50%) IBM
14 127 (0.46%) Apple
15 126 (0.45%) Tableau
16 125 (0.45%) WorldPay
17 114 (0.41%) HP
18 102 (0.37%) Sony
19 101 (0.36%) Adobe
20 100 (0.36%) DevExpress