Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 26,995 27,783 30,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.71% 16.16% 15.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.45% 39.68% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 23,847 24,941 27,886
UK median annual salary £45,835 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.86% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 70,199 70,014 77,589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.84% 40.71% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58,691 59,250 67,018
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.44% +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 25,283 £47,500 +5.56% 3,338
UK excluding London -1 18,043 £42,500 +6.25% 2,641
London +1 8,481 £60,000 +4.35% 925
South East +1 5,692 £45,000 +5.88% 684
North of England -3 4,421 £42,500 +6.25% 731
Midlands 0 2,538 £42,500 +6.25% 474
North West -3 2,277 £42,500 +6.25% 404
East of England -1 2,077 £45,500 +5.81% 239
South West +2 2,042 £42,500 +6.25% 285
Yorkshire -1 1,741 £42,500 +6.25% 265
West Midlands -2 1,389 £42,500 +6.25% 243
East Midlands +3 1,151 £41,500 -2.35% 230
Scotland 0 918 £42,500 +6.25% 154
North East -2 401 £42,500 +21.43% 62
Wales -6 296 £40,000 +6.67% 49
Northern Ireland +2 79 £37,500 +10.29% 24
Channel Islands - 5 £70,000 -
Isle of Man -3 3 £40,000 -17.95% 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 22,535 (83.48%) C#
2 13,631 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
3 13,448 (49.82%) ASP.NET
4 13,040 (48.31%) SQL Server
5 12,234 (45.32%) MVC
6 12,120 (44.90%) JavaScript
7 10,884 (40.32%) SQL
8 9,136 (33.84%) HTML
9 8,104 (30.02%) CSS
10 7,989 (29.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7,928 (29.37%) Microsoft
12 6,925 (25.65%) AngularJS
13 6,675 (24.73%) TDD
14 5,827 (21.59%) .NET Framework
15 5,653 (20.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5,189 (19.22%) Finance
17 5,184 (19.20%) Microsoft Azure
18 4,786 (17.73%) Scrum
19 4,466 (16.54%) jQuery
20 4,069 (15.07%) WCF
21 3,799 (14.07%) Software Engineering
22 3,522 (13.05%) BDD
23 3,440 (12.74%) RESTful
24 3,438 (12.74%) Web Services
25 3,428 (12.70%) Java
26 3,413 (12.64%) Git (software)
27 3,206 (11.88%) OO
28 3,158 (11.70%) Web Development
29 3,148 (11.66%) Degree
30 3,117 (11.55%) Entity Framework

.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 1,236 (4.58%) SharePoint
2 1,114 (4.13%) CMS
3 1,064 (3.94%) IIS
4 714 (2.64%) Umbraco
5 628 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 408 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 319 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
8 313 (1.16%) EPiServer
9 305 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 286 (1.06%) Confluence
11 213 (0.79%) Apache
12 177 (0.66%) NServiceBus
13 168 (0.62%) Apache Spark
14 157 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 144 (0.53%) Kentico
15 144 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
16 130 (0.48%) WebSphere
17 121 (0.45%) Tomcat
18 83 (0.31%) JBoss
19 74 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 340 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 276 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
3 85 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 60 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 54 (0.20%) Chatbot
6 49 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 47 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 39 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 31 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 18 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 18 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
11 16 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
12 10 (0.037%) InDesign
13 8 (0.030%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.030%) Revit
14 7 (0.026%) Mingle
15 6 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
16 5 (0.019%) Fireworks
17 3 (0.011%) MicroStation
17 3 (0.011%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 816 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 119 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 62 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 57 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 57 (0.21%) Elite 3E
5 47 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 40 (0.15%) Eloqua
7 39 (0.14%) thinkFolio
8 32 (0.12%) Front Arena
9 31 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
10 26 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
11 25 (0.093%) NetSuite
12 24 (0.089%) SimCorp Dimension
13 22 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
14 20 (0.074%) MetaTrader
15 19 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
16 18 (0.067%) Magento
16 18 (0.067%) Oracle General Ledger
16 18 (0.067%) Relativity
17 16 (0.059%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5,184 (19.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,373 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
3 813 (3.01%) SaaS
4 448 (1.66%) Office 365
5 389 (1.44%) PaaS
6 380 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
7 372 (1.38%) GitHub
8 274 (1.02%) npm
9 241 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 214 (0.79%) IaaS
11 179 (0.66%) Serverless
12 151 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
13 98 (0.36%) NuGet
14 93 (0.34%) Google Play
15 91 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
16 82 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
17 78 (0.29%) Amazon S3
18 59 (0.22%) OpenShift
19 57 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
20 48 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 602 (2.23%) Internet
2 336 (1.24%) HTTP
3 208 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 204 (0.76%) Intranet
5 173 (0.64%) Firewall
6 170 (0.63%) SMS
7 139 (0.51%) DNS
8 123 (0.46%) Broadband
9 121 (0.45%) SSL
10 98 (0.36%) Hyperconnected
11 72 (0.27%) VPN
12 58 (0.21%) SAN
13 55 (0.20%) FTP
14 52 (0.19%) Skype
15 47 (0.17%) WAN
16 40 (0.15%) NAS
17 36 (0.13%) Network Security
18 32 (0.12%) Wireless
19 31 (0.11%) Wireshark
20 28 (0.10%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13,040 (48.31%) SQL Server
2 2,371 (8.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 2,144 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 1,382 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,257 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,236 (4.58%) MongoDB
7 1,029 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 709 (2.63%) MySQL
9 702 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 637 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 632 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
12 620 (2.30%) Big Data
13 563 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 541 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
15 398 (1.47%) RDBMS
16 371 (1.37%) Power BI
17 276 (1.02%) RavenDB
18 264 (0.98%) Oracle Database
19 236 (0.87%) Hadoop
20 234 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3,413 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 2,710 (10.04%) Visual Studio
3 2,005 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,232 (4.56%) NUnit
5 1,063 (3.94%) TeamCity
6 976 (3.62%) Selenium
7 963 (3.57%) JIRA
8 776 (2.87%) Jenkins
9 755 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 605 (2.24%) Subversion
11 534 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
12 428 (1.59%) MSTest
13 425 (1.57%) Moq
14 407 (1.51%) SpecFlow
15 387 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
16 336 (1.24%) Jasmine
17 320 (1.19%) gulp
18 266 (0.99%) Protractor
19 255 (0.94%) Cucumber
20 244 (0.90%) MSBuild
General
1 5,189 (19.22%) Finance
2 1,317 (4.88%) Retail
3 1,246 (4.62%) Banking
4 1,107 (4.10%) Advertising
5 1,088 (4.03%) Marketing
6 842 (3.12%) Games
7 404 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 404 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 353 (1.31%) Investment Banking
9 316 (1.17%) Legal
10 276 (1.02%) Front Office
11 263 (0.97%) Financial Institution
12 228 (0.84%) Back Office
13 220 (0.81%) Electronics
14 218 (0.81%) Law
15 187 (0.69%) Automotive
16 160 (0.59%) Music Industry
17 88 (0.33%) Publishing
18 69 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
19 67 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19,939 (73.86%) Developer
2 12,030 (44.56%) .NET Developer
3 8,216 (30.44%) C# Developer
4 5,694 (21.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,488 (12.92%) Software Developer
6 3,197 (11.84%) Senior Developer
7 2,607 (9.66%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,333 (8.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,909 (7.07%) .NET Software Developer
10 1,855 (6.87%) C# Software Developer
11 1,812 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1,790 (6.63%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1,586 (5.88%) SQL Developer
14 1,516 (5.62%) Software Engineer
15 1,303 (4.83%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,254 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
17 1,248 (4.62%) Architect
18 1,234 (4.57%) Web Developer
19 1,216 (4.50%) Junior
20 1,088 (4.03%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13,448 (49.82%) ASP.NET
2 9,136 (33.84%) HTML
3 8,104 (30.02%) CSS
4 7,989 (29.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6,925 (25.65%) AngularJS
6 5,827 (21.59%) .NET Framework
7 5,653 (20.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,466 (16.54%) jQuery
9 4,069 (15.07%) WCF
10 3,440 (12.74%) RESTful
11 3,438 (12.74%) Web Services
12 3,117 (11.55%) Entity Framework
13 2,933 (10.86%) HTML5
14 2,427 (8.99%) WPF
15 2,418 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 2,411 (8.93%) Node.js
17 2,189 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,086 (7.73%) React
19 1,976 (7.32%) XML
20 1,689 (6.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2,621 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
2 1,751 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 1,311 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1,194 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 1,156 (4.28%) User Experience
6 975 (3.61%) Fintech
7 941 (3.49%) Mobile App
8 674 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
9 444 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 277 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 266 (0.99%) Hedge funds
12 208 (0.77%) Equities
13 203 (0.75%) N-Tier
14 190 (0.70%) Client/Server
15 182 (0.67%) Tandem
16 179 (0.66%) Social Network
17 171 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 155 (0.57%) Data Structures
19 152 (0.56%) Fixed Income
20 128 (0.47%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3,032 (11.23%) Windows
2 1,059 (3.92%) Linux
3 749 (2.77%) Android
4 617 (2.29%) Windows Server
5 570 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 318 (1.18%) Unix
7 97 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 69 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 66 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 62 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 57 (0.21%) Solaris
12 44 (0.16%) VMS
13 43 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 39 (0.14%) AIX
15 38 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 34 (0.13%) CentOS
16 34 (0.13%) Windows 10
17 31 (0.11%) HPUX
18 23 (0.085%) Nucleus RTOS
19 19 (0.070%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,631 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 12,234 (45.32%) MVC
3 6,675 (24.73%) TDD
4 4,786 (17.73%) Scrum
5 3,799 (14.07%) Software Engineering
6 3,522 (13.05%) BDD
7 3,206 (11.88%) OO
8 3,158 (11.70%) Web Development
9 3,008 (11.14%) Continuous Integration
10 2,802 (10.38%) Web Application Development
11 2,614 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
12 2,466 (9.14%) SDLC
13 2,192 (8.12%) Test Automation
14 2,056 (7.62%) DevOps
15 2,018 (7.48%) Unit Testing
16 1,733 (6.42%) Microservices
17 1,547 (5.73%) SOLID
18 1,518 (5.62%) Mentoring
19 1,391 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
20 1,383 (5.12%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 22,535 (83.48%) C#
2 12,120 (44.90%) JavaScript
3 10,884 (40.32%) SQL
4 3,428 (12.70%) Java
5 2,596 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 1,927 (7.14%) VB.NET
7 1,430 (5.30%) Ruby
8 1,308 (4.85%) Python
9 1,246 (4.62%) C++
10 1,128 (4.18%) PowerShell
11 1,030 (3.82%) TypeScript
12 825 (3.06%) VB
13 804 (2.98%) PHP
14 536 (1.99%) C
15 429 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 384 (1.42%) VBA
17 280 (1.04%) Scala
18 257 (0.95%) F#
19 217 (0.80%) Perl
20 170 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3,148 (11.66%) Degree
2 792 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 528 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 332 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 190 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 133 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 112 (0.41%) ISEB
8 109 (0.40%) MCP
9 88 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
10 84 (0.31%) MCPD
11 83 (0.31%) Master's Degree
12 82 (0.30%) MCSE
13 65 (0.24%) SAFe Agilist
14 63 (0.23%) MCSA
14 63 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
15 61 (0.23%) MCSD
16 53 (0.20%) PhD
17 51 (0.19%) CISSP
18 47 (0.17%) PMI Certification
19 43 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,279 (4.74%) QA
2 131 (0.49%) SLA
3 96 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 90 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 60 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 52 (0.19%) GDPR
7 51 (0.19%) PMO
8 45 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 43 (0.16%) GCP
10 37 (0.14%) MiFID
11 18 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.033%) GAMP
13 7 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.022%) EMIR
14 6 (0.022%) ISO 9000
15 5 (0.019%) Disclosure Scotland
15 5 (0.019%) JTAG
16 4 (0.015%) COBIT
17 3 (0.011%) FATCA
17 3 (0.011%) HL7
System Software
1 779 (2.89%) Docker
2 392 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 132 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.20%) Firmware
6 39 (0.14%) vSphere
7 35 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 28 (0.10%) HDFS
9 26 (0.096%) Apache Flume
10 24 (0.089%) VMware NSX
11 19 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
13 14 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (0.044%) Virtual Servers
14 12 (0.044%) Xen
15 9 (0.033%) XenServer
16 7 (0.026%) OpenAM
17 6 (0.022%) LXC
17 6 (0.022%) Terminal Server
17 6 (0.022%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 334 (1.24%) Puppet
2 291 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 265 (0.98%) Ansible
4 231 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 196 (0.73%) Kibana
6 172 (0.64%) Terraform
7 70 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 68 (0.25%) WSUS
9 64 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 56 (0.21%) SCCM
11 51 (0.19%) Packer
12 43 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
13 36 (0.13%) Nagios
13 36 (0.13%) Salt
14 33 (0.12%) logstash
14 33 (0.12%) SCOM
15 28 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
16 27 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
17 25 (0.093%) ZABBIX
18 24 (0.089%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7,928 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 1,727 (6.40%) Oracle
3 891 (3.30%) Google
4 818 (3.03%) Xamarin
5 625 (2.32%) Sitecore
6 414 (1.53%) Facebook
7 389 (1.44%) SAP
8 366 (1.36%) Capita
9 255 (0.94%) Twitter
10 249 (0.92%) VMware
11 207 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 148 (0.55%) IBM
13 131 (0.49%) Tableau
14 119 (0.44%) WorldPay
15 107 (0.40%) Apple
16 104 (0.39%) Adobe
17 102 (0.38%) Cisco
18 100 (0.37%) HP
19 94 (0.35%) Atlassian
20 92 (0.34%) Telerik