Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 13,363 7,632 18,909
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 10.36% 13.71% 14.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.47% 31.27% 36.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10,201 6,700 16,390
10th Percentile £36,000 £35,000 £31,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

.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 50,490 24,408 51,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.14% 43.84% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 32,506 21,116 42,871
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

.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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 2021. 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 -4 11,685 £57,000 +3.64% 2,758
UK excluding London -4 7,772 £50,000 - 2,043
London -9 4,632 £70,000 - 888
Work from Home -4 3,833 £55,000 - 672
South East -5 2,613 £55,000 +4.76% 392
North of England -8 1,782 £50,000 - 649
Midlands -6 1,227 £47,812 +0.66% 444
North West -12 884 £52,500 +5.00% 369
West Midlands -6 828 £50,000 +5.26% 280
South West -3 775 £50,000 +11.11% 208
Yorkshire -4 689 £45,000 -4.76% 193
Scotland -6 626 £52,500 +10.53% 127
East of England -12 428 £58,750 +17.50% 162
East Midlands -6 399 £45,000 - 161
North East +1 209 £42,500 -2.30% 87
Wales -7 192 £45,000 -5.26% 32
Northern Ireland +2 148 £37,500 -11.76% 28

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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 10,387 (77.73%) C#
2 6,395 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6,361 (47.60%) Azure
4 5,590 (41.83%) SQL
5 5,211 (39.00%) JavaScript
6 4,617 (34.55%) .NET Core
7 4,421 (33.08%) SQL Server
8 3,479 (26.03%) Microsoft
9 3,446 (25.79%) DevOps
10 3,428 (25.65%) ASP.NET
11 3,205 (23.98%) AngularJS
12 3,133 (23.45%) Software Engineering
13 3,030 (22.67%) React
14 2,994 (22.41%) MVC
15 2,907 (21.75%) .NET Framework
16 2,871 (21.48%) HTML
17 2,734 (20.46%) Full Stack Development
18 2,647 (19.81%) AWS
19 2,631 (19.69%) CSS
20 2,560 (19.16%) Microservices
21 2,477 (18.54%) Social Skills
22 2,368 (17.72%) TDD
23 2,342 (17.53%) Finance
24 2,314 (17.32%) Scrum
25 1,824 (13.65%) Docker
26 1,815 (13.58%) Java
27 1,636 (12.24%) Git (software)
28 1,626 (12.17%) Kubernetes
29 1,565 (11.71%) ASP.NET Web API
30 1,551 (11.61%) TypeScript

.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
1 583 (4.36%) CMS
2 389 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 346 (2.59%) Umbraco
4 322 (2.41%) IIS
5 290 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
6 191 (1.43%) EPiServer
7 178 (1.33%) Confluence
8 169 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 146 (1.09%) Kentico
10 86 (0.64%) Apache
11 66 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
11 66 (0.49%) Headless CMS
12 64 (0.48%) Apache Spark
13 53 (0.40%) WordPress
14 37 (0.28%) Drupal
15 36 (0.27%) SAS
16 35 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
17 34 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
18 27 (0.20%) IBM Domino
19 26 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 157 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
2 138 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.22%) InVision
4 26 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.15%) Sketch
7 12 (0.090%) Figma
8 11 (0.082%) Campfire
9 10 (0.075%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (0.052%) Adobe XD
11 7 (0.052%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.045%) EngageOne
12 6 (0.045%) Siemens NX
13 5 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.007%) Blender
14 1 (0.007%) Microsoft Project
14 1 (0.007%) Revit
14 1 (0.007%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 188 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 30 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 28 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 27 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 23 (0.17%) SAP Business One
7 14 (0.10%) Magento
8 12 (0.090%) nopCommerce
9 9 (0.067%) MetaTrader
9 9 (0.067%) SDL Web 8
9 9 (0.067%) Teamcenter
10 8 (0.060%) RMDS
10 8 (0.060%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 7 (0.052%) Elite 3E
11 7 (0.052%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
11 7 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 7 (0.052%) SAP R/3
11 7 (0.052%) Visualfiles
12 5 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6,361 (47.60%) Azure
2 2,647 (19.81%) AWS
3 956 (7.15%) SaaS
3 956 (7.15%) Serverless
4 683 (5.11%) GCP
5 508 (3.80%) GitHub
6 472 (3.53%) Power Platform
7 446 (3.34%) Azure Service Bus
8 358 (2.68%) PaaS
9 346 (2.59%) Azure Functions
10 309 (2.31%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 302 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
12 274 (2.05%) Microsoft 365
13 268 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
14 202 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
15 199 (1.49%) Azure Logic Apps
16 173 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
17 171 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
18 164 (1.23%) Azure Event Grid
19 160 (1.20%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 219 (1.64%) HTTP
2 117 (0.88%) Internet
3 104 (0.78%) DNS
4 82 (0.61%) Firewall
5 80 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 69 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
7 33 (0.25%) Broadband
8 31 (0.23%) FTP
8 31 (0.23%) VPN
9 26 (0.19%) MQTT
10 24 (0.18%) Network Security
10 24 (0.18%) SSL
11 22 (0.16%) Intranet
11 22 (0.16%) SMTP
12 18 (0.13%) DHCP
12 18 (0.13%) Modbus
13 15 (0.11%) HTTPS
14 14 (0.10%) DSL
14 14 (0.10%) LAN
14 14 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,421 (33.08%) SQL Server
2 856 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 681 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 592 (4.43%) Relational Database
5 483 (3.61%) MySQL
6 378 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 373 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 341 (2.55%) Power BI
9 306 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 277 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
11 263 (1.97%) Redis
12 230 (1.72%) Big Data
13 228 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 194 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
15 189 (1.41%) Data Lake
16 181 (1.35%) RDBMS
17 112 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
18 107 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
19 78 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 74 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1,636 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 842 (6.30%) Visual Studio
3 582 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 550 (4.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 520 (3.89%) Selenium
6 496 (3.71%) Jenkins
7 492 (3.68%) JIRA
8 476 (3.56%) TeamCity
9 387 (2.90%) NUnit
10 296 (2.22%) SpecFlow
11 223 (1.67%) Moq
12 166 (1.24%) Postman
13 153 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
14 148 (1.11%) Cypress.io
15 127 (0.95%) GitLab
16 121 (0.91%) webpack
17 114 (0.85%) Subversion
18 111 (0.83%) JMeter
19 110 (0.82%) WebDriver
20 106 (0.79%) MSTest
General
1 2,477 (18.54%) Social Skills
2 2,342 (17.53%) Finance
3 650 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 477 (3.57%) Retail
5 469 (3.51%) Banking
6 464 (3.47%) Public Sector
7 394 (2.95%) Marketing
8 291 (2.18%) Law
9 242 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 232 (1.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 182 (1.36%) Organisational Skills
12 167 (1.25%) Legal
13 166 (1.24%) Advertising
14 161 (1.20%) Games
15 154 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 125 (0.94%) Electronics
17 119 (0.89%) Front Office
18 108 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
18 108 (0.81%) Telecoms
19 95 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8,463 (63.33%) Developer
2 3,663 (27.41%) .NET Developer
3 2,493 (18.66%) C# Developer
4 2,066 (15.46%) Senior Developer
5 1,988 (14.88%) Software Developer
6 1,541 (11.53%) Software Engineer
7 1,328 (9.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,146 (8.58%) Full Stack Developer
9 941 (7.04%) Senior .NET Developer
10 666 (4.98%) Architect
11 600 (4.49%) .NET Software Developer
12 582 (4.36%) C# Software Developer
13 534 (4.00%) Lead Developer
14 511 (3.82%) Senior C# Developer
15 495 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
16 469 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
17 456 (3.41%) Azure Developer
18 391 (2.93%) .NET Software Engineer
19 353 (2.64%) Junior
20 346 (2.59%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,617 (34.55%) .NET Core
2 3,428 (25.65%) ASP.NET
3 3,205 (23.98%) AngularJS
4 3,030 (22.67%) React
5 2,907 (21.75%) .NET Framework
6 2,871 (21.48%) HTML
7 2,631 (19.69%) CSS
8 1,565 (11.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,431 (10.71%) Web Services
10 1,314 (9.83%) REST
11 1,228 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1,212 (9.07%) Entity Framework
13 1,147 (8.58%) jQuery
14 1,144 (8.56%) Node.js
15 1,038 (7.77%) RESTful
16 852 (6.38%) Vue.js
17 751 (5.62%) HTML5
18 650 (4.86%) XML
19 601 (4.50%) JSON
20 514 (3.85%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1,035 (7.75%) Greenfield Project
2 738 (5.52%) User Experience
3 474 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 429 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
5 427 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
6 248 (1.86%) Cloud Native
7 223 (1.67%) Algorithms
8 192 (1.44%) Legacy Systems
9 178 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 168 (1.26%) Virtual Team
11 162 (1.21%) Data Structures
12 124 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 117 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 115 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
15 113 (0.85%) Equities
16 108 (0.81%) Hedge funds
17 105 (0.79%) Blog
18 88 (0.66%) N-Tier
19 76 (0.57%) Legacy Applications
19 76 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,054 (7.89%) Windows
2 550 (4.12%) Linux
3 242 (1.81%) Windows Server
4 227 (1.70%) Android
5 200 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 84 (0.63%) Unix
7 44 (0.33%) VMS
8 43 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 31 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 14 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.097%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.082%) Windows Server 2019
14 9 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (0.060%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.060%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.052%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.045%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.030%) Debian
18 4 (0.030%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,395 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3,446 (25.79%) DevOps
3 3,133 (23.45%) Software Engineering
4 2,994 (22.41%) MVC
5 2,734 (20.46%) Full Stack Development
6 2,560 (19.16%) Microservices
7 2,368 (17.72%) TDD
8 2,314 (17.32%) Scrum
9 1,476 (11.05%) Mentoring
10 1,443 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
11 1,398 (10.46%) SDLC
12 1,352 (10.12%) Test Automation
13 1,112 (8.32%) SOLID
14 1,071 (8.01%) Web Development
15 1,010 (7.56%) Unit Testing
16 1,006 (7.53%) Fintech
17 1,002 (7.50%) OO
18 962 (7.20%) Computer Science
19 950 (7.11%) BDD
20 809 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10,387 (77.73%) C#
2 5,590 (41.83%) SQL
3 5,211 (39.00%) JavaScript
4 1,815 (13.58%) Java
5 1,551 (11.61%) TypeScript
6 1,356 (10.15%) Python
7 1,092 (8.17%) T-SQL
8 704 (5.27%) PowerShell
9 604 (4.52%) VB.NET
10 501 (3.75%) C++
11 378 (2.83%) PHP
12 291 (2.18%) Bash Shell
13 281 (2.10%) VB
14 278 (2.08%) Scala
15 244 (1.83%) C
16 191 (1.43%) Ruby
17 161 (1.20%) Go
18 145 (1.09%) VBA
19 127 (0.95%) R
20 118 (0.88%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,252 (9.37%) Degree
2 496 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 492 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 425 (3.18%) SC Cleared
5 142 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 99 (0.74%) Master's Degree
7 82 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
8 76 (0.57%) CISSP
9 72 (0.54%) ISTQB
10 71 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 69 (0.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 67 (0.50%) AWS Certification
13 57 (0.43%) ISEB
14 56 (0.42%) HND
15 39 (0.29%) DV Cleared
16 34 (0.25%) HNC
17 30 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 28 (0.21%) DBS Check
19 25 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
20 19 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,055 (7.89%) QA
2 180 (1.35%) Accessibility
3 67 (0.50%) GDPR
4 58 (0.43%) SLA
5 50 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 48 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 41 (0.31%) PSD2
8 27 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.17%) WCAG
10 16 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 15 (0.11%) GxP
12 7 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 7 (0.052%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.052%) PMO
12 7 (0.052%) TickIT
13 6 (0.045%) DICOM
13 6 (0.045%) GAMP
13 6 (0.045%) ISO 13485
14 5 (0.037%) HL7
System Software
1 1,824 (13.65%) Docker
2 199 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 60 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.082%) Firmware
6 11 (0.082%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (0.075%) vSphere
8 7 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.045%) XenApp
10 5 (0.037%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.030%) NFS
12 3 (0.022%) DFS Replication
12 3 (0.022%) LXC
12 3 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.022%) Varnish
13 2 (0.015%) Ceph
13 2 (0.015%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1,626 (12.17%) Kubernetes
2 680 (5.09%) Terraform
3 218 (1.63%) Grafana
4 133 (1.00%) Ansible
5 95 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 80 (0.60%) Prometheus
7 70 (0.52%) Puppet
8 48 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
9 44 (0.33%) Kibana
10 42 (0.31%) Graphite
10 42 (0.31%) Opsgenie
11 35 (0.26%) logstash
12 28 (0.21%) MIIS
13 23 (0.17%) Graylog
14 21 (0.16%) ZABBIX
15 20 (0.15%) HAProxy
15 20 (0.15%) Pingdom
16 19 (0.14%) HP Fortify
17 14 (0.10%) Consul
18 11 (0.082%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 3,479 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 461 (3.45%) Oracle
3 431 (3.23%) Google
4 306 (2.29%) Xamarin
5 207 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 158 (1.18%) SAP
7 140 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 111 (0.83%) Databricks
9 90 (0.67%) VMware
10 75 (0.56%) Samsung
11 60 (0.45%) Atlassian
11 60 (0.45%) New Relic
12 59 (0.44%) OutSystems
13 54 (0.40%) Cognizant
14 51 (0.38%) IBM
15 49 (0.37%) ServiceNow
16 47 (0.35%) Telerik
17 42 (0.31%) Splunk
18 39 (0.29%) HP
19 37 (0.28%) UiPath