Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 26901 30053 34426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.45% 15.73% 15.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.50% 40.44% 41.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23742 27431 31134
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,888 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
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 69873 74318 83001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.14% 38.89% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57819 64429 71005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -1 25233 £45,000 - 1489
UK excluding London -1 17529 £42,500 +6.25% 1080
London 0 8922 £57,500 +4.55% 463
South East -1 5487 £45,000 +5.88% 282
North of England -3 4190 £40,500 +1.25% 326
Midlands -2 2656 £40,000 - 208
North West -2 2473 £42,500 +6.25% 170
East of England 0 2094 £45,000 +5.88% 117
South West +1 1893 £40,000 - 93
West Midlands +1 1714 £40,000 +6.67% 109
Yorkshire -4 1506 £40,000 - 126
East Midlands -2 948 £40,000 - 98
Scotland +3 857 £40,000 - 30
Wales +2 315 £37,500 +7.14% 20
North East -1 214 £40,000 +6.67% 30
Northern Ireland -4 77 £34,000 -15.00% 4
Isle of Man -4 1 £62,500 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 22052 (81.97%) C#
2 14134 (52.54%) ASP.NET
3 13748 (51.11%) SQL Server
4 13660 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
5 12737 (47.35%) MVC
6 12166 (45.23%) JavaScript
7 11036 (41.02%) SQL
8 9931 (36.92%) HTML
9 8658 (32.18%) CSS
10 8146 (30.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7821 (29.07%) Microsoft
12 6590 (24.50%) TDD
13 6411 (23.83%) AngularJS
14 5601 (20.82%) .NET Framework
15 5359 (19.92%) Finance
16 5205 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
17 5087 (18.91%) Scrum
18 5040 (18.74%) jQuery
19 4406 (16.38%) WCF
20 3821 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
21 3741 (13.91%) Web Development
22 3698 (13.75%) Web Services
23 3582 (13.32%) Java
24 3492 (12.98%) Degree
25 3319 (12.34%) HTML5
26 3286 (12.22%) Software Engineering
27 3270 (12.16%) OO
28 3222 (11.98%) Windows
29 3207 (11.92%) BDD
30 3027 (11.25%) 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 1342 (4.99%) IIS
2 1281 (4.76%) CMS
3 1181 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 683 (2.54%) Umbraco
5 482 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 481 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 466 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 284 (1.06%) EPiServer
9 270 (1.00%) Apache
10 249 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
11 227 (0.84%) Confluence
12 182 (0.68%) NServiceBus
13 175 (0.65%) WebSphere
14 174 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 154 (0.57%) Tomcat
16 148 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
17 131 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
18 128 (0.48%) Kentico
19 118 (0.44%) WordPress
20 112 (0.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 440 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 425 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 115 (0.43%) Photoshop
4 69 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 61 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 24 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
6 24 (0.089%) InfoPath
7 20 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (0.033%) SPSS
10 8 (0.030%) Chatbot
11 7 (0.026%) GIMP
12 5 (0.019%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.015%) EngageOne
13 4 (0.015%) Maple
14 3 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (0.011%) CPLEX
14 3 (0.011%) Doxygen
15 2 (0.007%) InDesign
15 2 (0.007%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 794 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 146 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 114 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 41 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 38 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 33 (0.12%) Maximo
6 33 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 29 (0.11%) Magento
8 28 (0.10%) Aligne
9 26 (0.097%) Visualfiles
10 24 (0.089%) Adobe Campaign
11 23 (0.085%) Eloqua
12 20 (0.074%) Endur
13 18 (0.067%) Oracle BPM
14 17 (0.063%) NetSuite
15 16 (0.059%) Siebel CRM
16 15 (0.056%) MetaTrader
17 13 (0.048%) Scribe Insight
18 12 (0.045%) SDL Web 8
18 12 (0.045%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3821 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1981 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
3 919 (3.42%) SaaS
4 318 (1.18%) Office 365
5 301 (1.12%) PaaS
6 299 (1.11%) GitHub
7 175 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
8 165 (0.61%) npm
9 160 (0.59%) IaaS
10 135 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 119 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
12 113 (0.42%) Google Play
13 106 (0.39%) Serverless
14 93 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
15 68 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
16 55 (0.20%) Amazon S3
17 53 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
18 50 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
19 48 (0.18%) Google Analytics
20 42 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 740 (2.75%) Internet
2 361 (1.34%) HTTP
3 218 (0.81%) Intranet
4 191 (0.71%) Firewall
5 180 (0.67%) TCP/IP
6 170 (0.63%) DNS
7 135 (0.50%) Broadband
8 115 (0.43%) SMS
9 111 (0.41%) SSL
10 67 (0.25%) VPN
11 66 (0.25%) Hyperconnected
12 57 (0.21%) DHCP
13 56 (0.21%) Wireless
14 52 (0.19%) WAN
15 50 (0.19%) Skype
16 48 (0.18%) Extranet
16 48 (0.18%) SMTP
17 42 (0.16%) SAN
18 41 (0.15%) FTP
19 34 (0.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13748 (51.11%) SQL Server
2 1946 (7.23%) NoSQL
3 1496 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 1434 (5.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 1434 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1421 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1204 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 1130 (4.20%) MongoDB
8 1099 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 908 (3.38%) MySQL
10 817 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 528 (1.96%) Big Data
12 526 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 422 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
14 387 (1.44%) RDBMS
15 380 (1.41%) Redis
16 303 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
17 282 (1.05%) Power BI
18 266 (0.99%) Oracle Database
19 264 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3027 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 2899 (10.78%) Git (software)
3 2326 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1641 (6.10%) NUnit
5 1307 (4.86%) TeamCity
6 958 (3.56%) JIRA
7 908 (3.38%) Subversion
8 814 (3.03%) Selenium
9 718 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 691 (2.57%) Jenkins
11 680 (2.53%) Moq
12 623 (2.32%) Rhino Mocks
13 434 (1.61%) MSTest
14 422 (1.57%) SpecFlow
15 341 (1.27%) MSBuild
16 242 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 229 (0.85%) Cucumber
18 220 (0.82%) gulp
19 205 (0.76%) Jasmine
20 168 (0.62%) Protractor
General
1 5359 (19.92%) Finance
2 1681 (6.25%) Banking
3 1189 (4.42%) Marketing
4 1175 (4.37%) Retail
5 833 (3.10%) Games
6 659 (2.45%) Advertising
7 649 (2.41%) Investment Banking
8 629 (2.34%) Telecoms
9 539 (2.00%) Manufacturing
10 469 (1.74%) Electronics
11 379 (1.41%) Legal
12 356 (1.32%) Retail Banking
13 303 (1.13%) Front Office
14 290 (1.08%) Back Office
15 207 (0.77%) Law
16 190 (0.71%) Financial Institution
17 165 (0.61%) Music Industry
18 148 (0.55%) Publishing
19 133 (0.49%) Automotive
19 133 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19875 (73.88%) Developer
2 12291 (45.69%) .NET Developer
3 8724 (32.43%) C# Developer
4 6304 (23.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 3414 (12.69%) Senior Developer
6 3277 (12.18%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3155 (11.73%) Software Developer
8 2824 (10.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2174 (8.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2031 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1777 (6.61%) .NET Software Developer
12 1742 (6.48%) SQL Developer
13 1638 (6.09%) C# Software Developer
14 1560 (5.80%) Web Developer
15 1492 (5.55%) Senior C# Developer
16 1406 (5.23%) Software Engineer
17 1269 (4.72%) Junior
18 1169 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
19 1129 (4.20%) Junior Developer
20 1100 (4.09%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14134 (52.54%) ASP.NET
2 9931 (36.92%) HTML
3 8658 (32.18%) CSS
4 8146 (30.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6411 (23.83%) AngularJS
6 5601 (20.82%) .NET Framework
7 5205 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5040 (18.74%) jQuery
9 4406 (16.38%) WCF
10 3698 (13.75%) Web Services
11 3319 (12.34%) HTML5
12 2983 (11.09%) Entity Framework
13 2827 (10.51%) RESTful
14 2602 (9.67%) WPF
15 2578 (9.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 2467 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2365 (8.79%) XML
18 2312 (8.59%) Node.js
19 1845 (6.86%) KnockoutJS
20 1689 (6.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2512 (9.34%) Greenfield Project
2 1982 (7.37%) Computer Science
3 1636 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1155 (4.29%) User Experience
5 1111 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 873 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 805 (2.99%) Fintech
8 364 (1.35%) N-Tier
9 354 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 254 (0.94%) Hedge funds
11 240 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 236 (0.88%) Client/Server
13 231 (0.86%) iPad
14 210 (0.78%) Social Media
15 183 (0.68%) Social Network
16 166 (0.62%) Data Structures
17 153 (0.57%) Tandem
18 146 (0.54%) Online Banking
19 135 (0.50%) Equities
19 135 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3222 (11.98%) Windows
2 1047 (3.89%) Linux
3 822 (3.06%) Android
4 697 (2.59%) Windows Server
5 590 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 536 (1.99%) Unix
7 133 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 118 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 96 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 95 (0.35%) Solaris
11 81 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 72 (0.27%) Windows 10
13 35 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 28 (0.10%) Debian
15 27 (0.10%) Ubuntu
16 22 (0.082%) AIX
17 21 (0.078%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.071%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
20 17 (0.063%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13660 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12737 (47.35%) MVC
3 6590 (24.50%) TDD
4 5087 (18.91%) Scrum
5 3741 (13.91%) Web Development
6 3286 (12.22%) Software Engineering
7 3270 (12.16%) OO
8 3207 (11.92%) BDD
9 2902 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
10 2737 (10.17%) SDLC
11 2576 (9.58%) Web Application Development
12 2177 (8.09%) Test Automation
13 1968 (7.32%) Unit Testing
14 1751 (6.51%) DevOps
15 1693 (6.29%) Mentoring
16 1578 (5.87%) SOLID
17 1502 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
18 1343 (4.99%) Microservices
19 1335 (4.96%) Kanban
20 1308 (4.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22052 (81.97%) C#
2 12166 (45.23%) JavaScript
3 11036 (41.02%) SQL
4 3582 (13.32%) Java
5 2868 (10.66%) T-SQL
6 2106 (7.83%) VB.NET
7 1396 (5.19%) Ruby
8 1339 (4.98%) C++
9 1260 (4.68%) Python
10 1038 (3.86%) PowerShell
11 912 (3.39%) PHP
12 872 (3.24%) VB
13 804 (2.99%) TypeScript
14 595 (2.21%) C
15 420 (1.56%) PL/SQL
16 319 (1.19%) F#
17 274 (1.02%) VBA
18 259 (0.96%) Perl
19 212 (0.79%) VB6
20 208 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3492 (12.98%) Degree
2 923 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 551 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 366 (1.36%) Security Cleared
5 260 (0.97%) SC Cleared
6 143 (0.53%) MCP
7 134 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 128 (0.48%) ISEB
9 114 (0.42%) MCSD
10 111 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
11 110 (0.41%) ISTQB
12 90 (0.33%) PhD
13 75 (0.28%) MCAD
14 74 (0.28%) MCTS
15 60 (0.22%) PMI Certification
16 54 (0.20%) DV Cleared
16 54 (0.20%) MCPD
17 49 (0.18%) CISSP
18 44 (0.16%) HND
19 36 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1153 (4.29%) QA
2 174 (0.65%) SLA
3 72 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 65 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 53 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 35 (0.13%) MiFID
8 30 (0.11%) PMO
8 30 (0.11%) WCAG
9 27 (0.10%) SEPA
10 21 (0.078%) GDPR
11 17 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.059%) COBIT
13 13 (0.048%) WAI
14 11 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 10 (0.037%) GAMP
16 8 (0.030%) Basel III
17 7 (0.026%) GAAP
17 7 (0.026%) ISO 13485
18 6 (0.022%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 556 (2.07%) Docker
2 416 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 130 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.15%) Firmware
6 34 (0.13%) vSphere
7 30 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.074%) Xen
9 18 (0.067%) XenServer
10 15 (0.056%) Apache Flume
11 14 (0.052%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.048%) DFS Replication
13 12 (0.045%) Terminal Server
14 8 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.019%) VirtualBox
16 5 (0.019%) XenDesktop
17 4 (0.015%) Virtual Desktop
17 4 (0.015%) XenApp
18 3 (0.011%) KVM
Systems Management
1 435 (1.62%) Puppet
2 352 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 319 (1.19%) Ansible
4 173 (0.64%) Kibana
5 167 (0.62%) Kubernetes
6 104 (0.39%) Terraform
7 90 (0.33%) Nagios
8 84 (0.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 82 (0.30%) WSUS
10 51 (0.19%) Opsview
11 49 (0.18%) SCCM
11 49 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 36 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
12 36 (0.13%) logstash
13 34 (0.13%) Packer
14 33 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
14 33 (0.12%) Salt
14 33 (0.12%) SCOM
15 29 (0.11%) Mesos
16 24 (0.089%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7821 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 1841 (6.84%) Oracle
3 662 (2.46%) Sitecore
4 580 (2.16%) Google
5 543 (2.02%) Xamarin
6 497 (1.85%) SAP
7 384 (1.43%) Facebook
8 241 (0.90%) IBM
9 209 (0.78%) Splunk
10 200 (0.74%) VMware
11 188 (0.70%) Sybase
12 154 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
13 142 (0.53%) Apple
14 139 (0.52%) Telerik
15 131 (0.49%) Tableau
16 120 (0.45%) Atlassian
17 112 (0.42%) Twitter
18 110 (0.41%) Adobe
19 108 (0.40%) TIBCO
20 106 (0.39%) Red Hat