Period
to 23 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 27917 30631 34671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.86% 15.57% 16.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.20% 40.15% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24710 27878 31373
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

.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 71214 76293 81952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.46% 38.78% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 59158 66279 69911
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

.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 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 26115 £45,000 - 1762
UK excluding London 0 18356 £41,500 +3.75% 1257
London -2 9089 £57,500 +4.55% 569
South East 0 5444 £43,500 +2.35% 338
North of England -1 4571 £40,000 - 366
Midlands -2 2843 £40,000 - 205
North West -1 2647 £40,000 - 215
East of England +3 2256 £45,000 +5.88% 132
South West +1 1922 £40,000 - 149
West Midlands +2 1824 £40,000 +6.67% 100
Yorkshire -5 1688 £40,000 - 134
East Midlands -2 1029 £42,500 +6.25% 104
Scotland +3 911 £40,000 - 51
Wales +5 395 £39,351 +9.31% 16
North East +1 239 £37,500 +2.74% 17
Northern Ireland -2 67 £34,000 -15.00%
Isle of Man - 6 £48,750 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for .NET.

1 22826 (81.76%) C#
2 14874 (53.28%) ASP.NET
3 14514 (51.99%) SQL Server
4 14012 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
5 13297 (47.63%) MVC
6 12584 (45.08%) JavaScript
7 11531 (41.30%) SQL
8 10284 (36.84%) HTML
9 9089 (32.56%) CSS
10 8577 (30.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8072 (28.91%) Microsoft
12 6876 (24.63%) TDD
13 6635 (23.77%) AngularJS
14 5928 (21.23%) .NET Framework
15 5450 (19.52%) Finance
16 5249 (18.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 5207 (18.65%) jQuery
18 5041 (18.06%) Scrum
19 4532 (16.23%) WCF
20 3921 (14.05%) Web Services
21 3906 (13.99%) Web Development
22 3751 (13.44%) Java
23 3697 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
24 3654 (13.09%) Degree
25 3443 (12.33%) OO
26 3408 (12.21%) HTML5
27 3359 (12.03%) Software Engineering
28 3335 (11.95%) Windows
29 3320 (11.89%) BDD
30 3247 (11.63%) Visual Studio

.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 1358 (4.86%) IIS
2 1302 (4.66%) CMS
3 1180 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 659 (2.36%) Umbraco
5 539 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
6 486 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
7 475 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 315 (1.13%) Apache
9 273 (0.98%) EPiServer
10 250 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 236 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 194 (0.69%) Confluence
13 193 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 187 (0.67%) Tomcat
15 165 (0.59%) NServiceBus
16 139 (0.50%) Apache Spark
17 135 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
18 132 (0.47%) Kentico
19 122 (0.44%) WordPress
20 114 (0.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 487 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 432 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 135 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 77 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 73 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 36 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 29 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.068%) InfoPath
9 14 (0.050%) Chatbot
10 11 (0.039%) SPSS
11 9 (0.032%) GIMP
11 9 (0.032%) HipChat
12 8 (0.029%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.014%) Simulink
15 2 (0.007%) Maple
15 2 (0.007%) Mathcad
16 1 (0.004%) Doxygen
16 1 (0.004%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 801 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 154 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 107 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 57 (0.20%) Maximo
5 48 (0.17%) Aligne
6 39 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 35 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 29 (0.10%) Magento
9 27 (0.097%) Endur
10 26 (0.093%) Remedy ITSM
11 25 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
12 23 (0.082%) Eloqua
13 21 (0.075%) SDL Web 8
14 16 (0.057%) Siebel CRM
15 14 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
16 13 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
16 13 (0.047%) NetSuite
17 12 (0.043%) Cognos Business Intelligence
18 11 (0.039%) nopCommerce
18 11 (0.039%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3697 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1968 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 992 (3.55%) SaaS
4 326 (1.17%) GitHub
5 305 (1.09%) Office 365
6 301 (1.08%) PaaS
7 154 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
8 148 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 140 (0.50%) IaaS
10 120 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 114 (0.41%) Google Play
12 74 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 68 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
14 57 (0.20%) Force.com
15 54 (0.19%) Google Analytics
16 53 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
17 49 (0.18%) Amazon S3
18 47 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
19 44 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
20 43 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 703 (2.52%) Internet
2 407 (1.46%) HTTP
3 238 (0.85%) Intranet
4 224 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 170 (0.61%) Firewall
6 163 (0.58%) DNS
7 131 (0.47%) Broadband
8 97 (0.35%) SSL
9 70 (0.25%) SMS
10 60 (0.21%) Skype
11 58 (0.21%) DHCP
12 54 (0.19%) Wireless
13 52 (0.19%) SAN
14 50 (0.18%) Network Security
15 49 (0.18%) FTP
16 46 (0.16%) WAN
17 44 (0.16%) VPN
18 43 (0.15%) Extranet
19 39 (0.14%) Ethernet
20 36 (0.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14514 (51.99%) SQL Server
2 2014 (7.21%) NoSQL
3 1560 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1557 (5.58%) SQL Server 2014
5 1522 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1348 (4.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 1281 (4.59%) Relational Database
8 1245 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 1187 (4.25%) MongoDB
10 993 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 981 (3.51%) MySQL
12 607 (2.17%) Big Data
13 559 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 473 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
15 396 (1.42%) Redis
16 383 (1.37%) RDBMS
17 329 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
17 329 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
18 267 (0.96%) Hadoop
19 265 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3247 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 2860 (10.24%) Git (software)
3 2456 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1747 (6.26%) NUnit
5 1293 (4.63%) TeamCity
6 1015 (3.64%) Subversion
7 933 (3.34%) Selenium
8 866 (3.10%) JIRA
9 683 (2.45%) Moq
10 668 (2.39%) Jenkins
11 643 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 637 (2.28%) Rhino Mocks
13 517 (1.85%) SpecFlow
14 479 (1.72%) MSTest
15 294 (1.05%) MSBuild
16 254 (0.91%) Jasmine
17 218 (0.78%) Cucumber
18 212 (0.76%) gulp
19 197 (0.71%) WebDriver
20 194 (0.69%) Protractor
General
1 5450 (19.52%) Finance
2 1767 (6.33%) Banking
3 1335 (4.78%) Retail
4 1201 (4.30%) Marketing
5 763 (2.73%) Games
6 677 (2.43%) Investment Banking
7 635 (2.27%) Advertising
8 633 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 574 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 491 (1.76%) Electronics
11 382 (1.37%) Legal
12 334 (1.20%) Front Office
13 282 (1.01%) Back Office
13 282 (1.01%) Retail Banking
14 202 (0.72%) Law
15 182 (0.65%) Publishing
16 177 (0.63%) Financial Institution
17 164 (0.59%) Automotive
18 150 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 145 (0.52%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 20666 (74.03%) Developer
2 12778 (45.77%) .NET Developer
3 9199 (32.95%) C# Developer
4 6562 (23.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 3528 (12.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3437 (12.31%) Senior Developer
7 3286 (11.77%) Software Developer
8 2994 (10.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2276 (8.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2027 (7.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1845 (6.61%) .NET Software Developer
12 1824 (6.53%) SQL Developer
13 1727 (6.19%) C# Software Developer
14 1665 (5.96%) Web Developer
15 1485 (5.32%) Senior C# Developer
16 1467 (5.25%) Software Engineer
17 1266 (4.53%) Junior
18 1139 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
19 1132 (4.05%) Analyst
20 1125 (4.03%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14874 (53.28%) ASP.NET
2 10284 (36.84%) HTML
3 9089 (32.56%) CSS
4 8577 (30.72%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6635 (23.77%) AngularJS
6 5928 (21.23%) .NET Framework
7 5249 (18.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5207 (18.65%) jQuery
9 4532 (16.23%) WCF
10 3921 (14.05%) Web Services
11 3408 (12.21%) HTML5
12 3198 (11.46%) Entity Framework
13 2722 (9.75%) RESTful
14 2688 (9.63%) WPF
15 2572 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 2538 (9.09%) XML
17 2449 (8.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2255 (8.08%) Node.js
19 1851 (6.63%) KnockoutJS
20 1785 (6.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2540 (9.10%) Greenfield Project
2 2034 (7.29%) Computer Science
3 1719 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1153 (4.13%) User Experience
5 1140 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 966 (3.46%) Mobile App
7 797 (2.85%) Fintech
8 412 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 361 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 329 (1.18%) iPad
11 299 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 245 (0.88%) Hedge funds
13 217 (0.78%) Algorithms
13 217 (0.78%) Social Media
14 173 (0.62%) Social Network
15 160 (0.57%) Data Structures
16 156 (0.56%) Fixed Income
17 153 (0.55%) Equities
18 150 (0.54%) Tandem
19 123 (0.44%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3335 (11.95%) Windows
2 1161 (4.16%) Linux
3 912 (3.27%) Android
4 732 (2.62%) Windows Server
5 686 (2.46%) Apple iOS
6 545 (1.95%) Unix
7 171 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 159 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 95 (0.34%) Solaris
10 90 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 53 (0.19%) Windows 10
12 52 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 51 (0.18%) Windows Phone
14 36 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 31 (0.11%) Ubuntu
16 28 (0.10%) AIX
17 27 (0.097%) Mac OS
18 25 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
19 24 (0.086%) Debian
20 21 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14012 (50.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13297 (47.63%) MVC
3 6876 (24.63%) TDD
4 5041 (18.06%) Scrum
5 3906 (13.99%) Web Development
6 3443 (12.33%) OO
7 3359 (12.03%) Software Engineering
8 3320 (11.89%) BDD
9 2998 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
10 2760 (9.89%) SDLC
11 2556 (9.16%) Web Application Development
12 2242 (8.03%) Test Automation
13 2057 (7.37%) Unit Testing
14 1647 (5.90%) DevOps
15 1627 (5.83%) Mentoring
16 1581 (5.66%) SOLID
17 1566 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
18 1419 (5.08%) OOP
19 1370 (4.91%) Kanban
20 1288 (4.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22826 (81.76%) C#
2 12584 (45.08%) JavaScript
3 11531 (41.30%) SQL
4 3751 (13.44%) Java
5 2920 (10.46%) T-SQL
6 2267 (8.12%) VB.NET
7 1375 (4.93%) Ruby
8 1371 (4.91%) C++
9 1292 (4.63%) Python
10 1003 (3.59%) PHP
11 1002 (3.59%) PowerShell
12 950 (3.40%) VB
13 846 (3.03%) TypeScript
14 583 (2.09%) C
15 464 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 323 (1.16%) VBA
17 299 (1.07%) F#
18 262 (0.94%) Scala
19 248 (0.89%) Perl
20 220 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3654 (13.09%) Degree
2 1036 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 563 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 369 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 253 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 179 (0.64%) ISEB
7 143 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 132 (0.47%) MCP
9 124 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 103 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
11 102 (0.37%) PhD
12 99 (0.35%) MCSD
13 89 (0.32%) PMI Certification
14 69 (0.25%) MCTS
15 57 (0.20%) MCAD
16 54 (0.19%) DV Cleared
17 53 (0.19%) CISSP
18 44 (0.16%) PMP
19 41 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 39 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1162 (4.16%) QA
2 152 (0.54%) SLA
3 98 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 61 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 60 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 36 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 29 (0.10%) MiFID
8 29 (0.10%) PMO
8 29 (0.10%) SEPA
9 23 (0.082%) COBIT
9 23 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (0.061%) GDPR
11 16 (0.057%) WCAG
12 12 (0.043%) Basel III
13 11 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.025%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.021%) GAAP
15 6 (0.021%) GAMP
15 6 (0.021%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 387 (1.39%) Docker
2 371 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 143 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 52 (0.19%) Firmware
6 47 (0.17%) vSphere
7 26 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
7 26 (0.093%) Xen
7 26 (0.093%) XenServer
8 15 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (0.050%) Apache Flume
10 11 (0.039%) Snort
11 10 (0.036%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 9 (0.032%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.029%) KVM
14 7 (0.025%) XenApp
15 6 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.018%) LXC
16 5 (0.018%) VMware Workstation
17 4 (0.014%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 375 (1.34%) Puppet
2 306 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 277 (0.99%) Ansible
4 168 (0.60%) Kibana
5 145 (0.52%) Kubernetes
6 88 (0.32%) Terraform
7 85 (0.30%) Nagios
8 73 (0.26%) WSUS
9 72 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 61 (0.22%) Opsview
11 50 (0.18%) Control-M
12 41 (0.15%) Packer
13 40 (0.14%) logstash
14 39 (0.14%) Mesos
15 33 (0.12%) SCCM
15 33 (0.12%) SCOM
16 31 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
17 29 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 26 (0.093%) Docker Swarm
18 26 (0.093%) Salt
Vendors
1 8072 (28.91%) Microsoft
2 2005 (7.18%) Oracle
3 688 (2.46%) Xamarin
4 649 (2.32%) Sitecore
5 589 (2.11%) Google
6 541 (1.94%) SAP
7 390 (1.40%) Facebook
8 280 (1.00%) IBM
9 222 (0.80%) VMware
10 194 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 194 (0.69%) Splunk
11 158 (0.57%) Apple
12 157 (0.56%) Tableau
13 148 (0.53%) Sybase
14 141 (0.51%) Telerik
15 136 (0.49%) Twitter
16 123 (0.44%) Atlassian
17 105 (0.38%) Adobe
18 104 (0.37%) Cognizant
19 99 (0.35%) Sony