Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 9 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 26,136 28,101 30,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.44% 15.88% 15.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.16% 39.07% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22,926 24,943 27,941
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +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 68,487 71,921 77,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.47% 40.65% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 56,808 59,821 66,866
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 16 August 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 16 August 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 24,501 £47,500 +5.56% 3,522
UK excluding London -1 17,064 £45,000 +8.43% 2,633
London +2 8,508 £60,000 +4.35% 1,077
South East +1 5,528 £45,000 +3.45% 677
North of England -3 4,170 £43,000 +7.50% 718
Midlands +1 2,397 £42,500 +6.25% 468
North West -2 2,128 £45,000 +12.50% 380
South West +1 1,965 £42,500 +6.25% 307
East of England -2 1,892 £47,500 +5.56% 273
Yorkshire +2 1,676 £43,000 +7.50% 271
West Midlands -2 1,294 £43,500 +8.75% 244
East Midlands +1 1,101 £41,500 -2.35% 223
Scotland 0 819 £43,500 +8.75% 116
North East -2 365 £42,500 +13.33% 67
Wales -8 239 £40,750 +3.56% 50
Northern Ireland +2 77 £37,500 +10.29% 21
Channel Islands - 4 £70,000 - 2
Isle of Man -3 2 £38,750 -20.51% 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 21,642 (82.81%) C#
2 12,997 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
3 12,387 (47.39%) ASP.NET
4 12,316 (47.12%) SQL Server
5 11,893 (45.50%) JavaScript
6 11,347 (43.42%) MVC
7 10,562 (40.41%) SQL
8 8,807 (33.70%) HTML
9 7,782 (29.78%) CSS
10 7,732 (29.58%) Microsoft
11 7,200 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6,696 (25.62%) AngularJS
13 6,008 (22.99%) TDD
14 5,557 (21.26%) .NET Framework
15 5,510 (21.08%) Microsoft Azure
16 5,456 (20.88%) ASP.NET Web API
17 5,253 (20.10%) Finance
18 4,561 (17.45%) Scrum
19 4,299 (16.45%) jQuery
20 3,676 (14.06%) Software Engineering
21 3,464 (13.25%) Java
22 3,447 (13.19%) Web Services
23 3,434 (13.14%) WCF
24 3,213 (12.29%) Git (software)
25 3,052 (11.68%) BDD
26 3,000 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
27 2,983 (11.41%) Degree
28 2,975 (11.38%) OO
29 2,942 (11.26%) RESTful
30 2,853 (10.92%) Windows

.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 1,123 (4.30%) SharePoint
2 1,106 (4.23%) IIS
3 1,062 (4.06%) CMS
4 665 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
5 643 (2.46%) Umbraco
6 377 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
7 329 (1.26%) Confluence
8 293 (1.12%) EPiServer
9 275 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 238 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
11 208 (0.80%) Apache
12 165 (0.63%) NServiceBus
13 161 (0.62%) Apache Spark
14 146 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 133 (0.51%) Kentico
16 131 (0.50%) WebSphere
17 128 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
18 111 (0.42%) Tomcat
19 80 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
19 80 (0.31%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 350 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 247 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 68 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 54 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 51 (0.20%) Chatbot
6 46 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 39 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 31 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 28 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 24 (0.092%) InfoPath
11 15 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 15 (0.057%) Adobe Premiere
12 9 (0.034%) InDesign
12 9 (0.034%) Mingle
13 8 (0.031%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.027%) Maya
15 6 (0.023%) Fireworks
15 6 (0.023%) Revit
16 5 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.015%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 751 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 166 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 90 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
4 63 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 52 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 45 (0.17%) Front Arena
7 41 (0.16%) Eloqua
8 39 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
9 38 (0.15%) Elite 3E
10 36 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
11 33 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
12 25 (0.096%) Oracle General Ledger
12 25 (0.096%) SimCorp Dimension
13 21 (0.080%) NetSuite
14 19 (0.073%) Bloomberg AIM
15 16 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
15 16 (0.061%) Relativity
15 16 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 15 (0.057%) Concordance
17 14 (0.054%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5,510 (21.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,387 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
3 848 (3.24%) SaaS
4 379 (1.45%) PaaS
5 373 (1.43%) Office 365
6 356 (1.36%) GitHub
7 336 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
8 281 (1.08%) npm
9 277 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 218 (0.83%) IaaS
11 207 (0.79%) Serverless
12 199 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
13 95 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
14 91 (0.35%) NuGet
15 86 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
16 80 (0.31%) Google Play
17 76 (0.29%) Amazon S3
18 62 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
19 55 (0.21%) OpenShift
20 53 (0.20%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 586 (2.24%) Internet
2 363 (1.39%) HTTP
3 226 (0.86%) TCP/IP
4 192 (0.73%) Firewall
5 170 (0.65%) Intranet
6 159 (0.61%) SMS
7 151 (0.58%) DNS
8 136 (0.52%) SSL
9 108 (0.41%) Broadband
10 83 (0.32%) Hyperconnected
11 60 (0.23%) VPN
12 59 (0.23%) SAN
12 59 (0.23%) Skype
13 51 (0.20%) FTP
14 37 (0.14%) NAS
15 36 (0.14%) Network Security
16 34 (0.13%) WAN
17 29 (0.11%) Software-Defined Networking
17 29 (0.11%) Wireless
18 28 (0.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12,316 (47.12%) SQL Server
2 2,085 (7.98%) SQL Server 2016
3 1,861 (7.12%) NoSQL
4 1,413 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,265 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,144 (4.38%) MongoDB
7 1,043 (3.99%) Relational Database
8 744 (2.85%) MySQL
9 681 (2.61%) Big Data
10 665 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 654 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 622 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
13 563 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 412 (1.58%) RDBMS
15 383 (1.47%) Power BI
16 296 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
17 283 (1.08%) Hadoop
18 267 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
19 257 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
20 252 (0.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3,213 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 2,645 (10.12%) Visual Studio
3 2,054 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,111 (4.25%) TeamCity
5 1,055 (4.04%) NUnit
6 1,050 (4.02%) JIRA
7 979 (3.75%) Selenium
8 806 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 785 (3.00%) Jenkins
10 593 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
11 509 (1.95%) Subversion
12 432 (1.65%) SpecFlow
13 351 (1.34%) gulp
14 345 (1.32%) MSTest
15 318 (1.22%) Jasmine
16 293 (1.12%) Moq
17 265 (1.01%) Cucumber
18 261 (1.00%) Bitbucket
19 259 (0.99%) Protractor
20 247 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 5,253 (20.10%) Finance
2 1,267 (4.85%) Banking
3 1,173 (4.49%) Retail
4 997 (3.81%) Marketing
5 874 (3.34%) Advertising
6 830 (3.18%) Games
7 465 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 392 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 326 (1.25%) Legal
10 307 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 288 (1.10%) Front Office
12 266 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 263 (1.01%) Back Office
14 252 (0.96%) Electronics
15 228 (0.87%) Law
16 188 (0.72%) Automotive
17 98 (0.37%) Music Industry
18 77 (0.29%) Publishing
19 50 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
20 45 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19,057 (72.91%) Developer
2 11,346 (43.41%) .NET Developer
3 7,977 (30.52%) C# Developer
4 5,559 (21.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,463 (13.25%) Software Developer
6 3,173 (12.14%) Senior Developer
7 2,472 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,191 (8.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,860 (7.12%) .NET Software Developer
10 1,830 (7.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1,809 (6.92%) C# Software Developer
12 1,718 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 1,594 (6.10%) SQL Developer
14 1,538 (5.88%) Software Engineer
15 1,375 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,275 (4.88%) Architect
17 1,225 (4.69%) Junior
18 1,193 (4.56%) Senior C# Developer
19 1,095 (4.19%) Web Developer
20 1,073 (4.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12,387 (47.39%) ASP.NET
2 8,807 (33.70%) HTML
3 7,782 (29.78%) CSS
4 7,200 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6,696 (25.62%) AngularJS
6 5,557 (21.26%) .NET Framework
7 5,456 (20.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,299 (16.45%) jQuery
9 3,447 (13.19%) Web Services
10 3,434 (13.14%) WCF
11 2,942 (11.26%) RESTful
12 2,842 (10.87%) Entity Framework
13 2,813 (10.76%) HTML5
14 2,209 (8.45%) WPF
15 2,115 (8.09%) React
16 2,012 (7.70%) Node.js
17 1,973 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 1,939 (7.42%) .NET Core
19 1,901 (7.27%) XML
20 1,736 (6.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2,501 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
2 1,700 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 1,373 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1,173 (4.49%) User Experience
5 1,129 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
6 984 (3.76%) Fintech
7 949 (3.63%) Mobile App
8 609 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
9 404 (1.55%) Management Information System
10 293 (1.12%) Algorithms
11 273 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 240 (0.92%) Equities
13 231 (0.88%) N-Tier
14 211 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 193 (0.74%) Fixed Income
16 181 (0.69%) Tandem
17 168 (0.64%) Data Structures
18 166 (0.64%) Derivative
19 149 (0.57%) Client/Server
20 145 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2,853 (10.92%) Windows
2 1,008 (3.86%) Linux
3 679 (2.60%) Android
4 550 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 523 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 307 (1.17%) Unix
7 88 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 84 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 82 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 66 (0.25%) Solaris
11 65 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 58 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 53 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 46 (0.18%) AIX
15 44 (0.17%) VMS
16 42 (0.16%) CentOS
17 39 (0.15%) HPUX
18 35 (0.13%) Ubuntu
19 33 (0.13%) Windows Phone
20 20 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,997 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11,347 (43.42%) MVC
3 6,008 (22.99%) TDD
4 4,561 (17.45%) Scrum
5 3,676 (14.06%) Software Engineering
6 3,052 (11.68%) BDD
7 3,000 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 2,975 (11.38%) OO
9 2,849 (10.90%) Web Development
10 2,638 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
11 2,359 (9.03%) SDLC
12 2,340 (8.95%) Web Application Development
13 2,330 (8.91%) Test Automation
14 2,043 (7.82%) DevOps
15 2,026 (7.75%) Unit Testing
16 1,883 (7.20%) Microservices
17 1,576 (6.03%) SOLID
18 1,495 (5.72%) Mentoring
19 1,401 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
20 1,295 (4.95%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21,642 (82.81%) C#
2 11,893 (45.50%) JavaScript
3 10,562 (40.41%) SQL
4 3,464 (13.25%) Java
5 2,540 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 1,793 (6.86%) VB.NET
7 1,353 (5.18%) Python
8 1,206 (4.61%) C++
9 1,186 (4.54%) PowerShell
10 1,077 (4.12%) Ruby
11 1,054 (4.03%) TypeScript
12 801 (3.06%) PHP
13 722 (2.76%) VB
14 485 (1.86%) C
15 427 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 364 (1.39%) VBA
17 266 (1.02%) Scala
18 228 (0.87%) F#
19 210 (0.80%) Perl
20 204 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2,983 (11.41%) Degree
2 852 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 514 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 338 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 179 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 118 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 114 (0.44%) ISEB
8 98 (0.37%) MCSE
9 89 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 84 (0.32%) MCPD
11 79 (0.30%) CISSP
11 79 (0.30%) MCP
12 74 (0.28%) SAFe Agilist
13 63 (0.24%) Master's Degree
14 58 (0.22%) MCSA
15 57 (0.22%) DV Cleared
16 49 (0.19%) CCNA
16 49 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
17 47 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
18 46 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,272 (4.87%) QA
2 114 (0.44%) SLA
3 103 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 81 (0.31%) GDPR
5 80 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 76 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 48 (0.18%) GCP
8 47 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 42 (0.16%) PMO
10 34 (0.13%) MiFID
11 21 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.046%) WAI
13 10 (0.038%) EMIR
14 8 (0.031%) FATCA
14 8 (0.031%) HL7
15 7 (0.027%) HIPAA
15 7 (0.027%) ISO 9000
15 7 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.023%) GAMP
16 6 (0.023%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 820 (3.14%) Docker
2 350 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 114 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 61 (0.23%) vSphere
6 55 (0.21%) Firmware
7 40 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (0.096%) Apache Flume
9 21 (0.080%) HDFS
10 16 (0.061%) Virtual Desktop
11 15 (0.057%) Varnish
11 15 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.054%) VMware NSX
13 13 (0.050%) Xen
14 12 (0.046%) XenServer
15 11 (0.042%) LXC
15 11 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
16 8 (0.031%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (0.031%) Terminal Server
16 8 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 299 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 281 (1.08%) Puppet
3 279 (1.07%) Kubernetes
4 262 (1.00%) Ansible
5 162 (0.62%) Kibana
6 147 (0.56%) Terraform
7 67 (0.26%) Salt
8 59 (0.23%) Packer
9 56 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 53 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 53 (0.20%) SCCM
11 40 (0.15%) Nagios
12 37 (0.14%) Automic
13 33 (0.13%) logstash
13 33 (0.13%) SCOM
14 30 (0.11%) WSUS
15 27 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 23 (0.088%) Docker Swarm
16 23 (0.088%) Oozie
16 23 (0.088%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7,732 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 1,768 (6.76%) Oracle
3 877 (3.36%) Google
4 855 (3.27%) Xamarin
5 548 (2.10%) Sitecore
6 461 (1.76%) SAP
7 399 (1.53%) Capita
8 337 (1.29%) Facebook
9 222 (0.85%) Twitter
10 213 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 200 (0.77%) VMware
12 166 (0.64%) IBM
13 147 (0.56%) Tableau
14 116 (0.44%) Atlassian
15 107 (0.41%) ServiceNow
16 101 (0.39%) Apple
17 95 (0.36%) Adobe
18 89 (0.34%) Splunk
19 88 (0.34%) HP
20 87 (0.33%) Telerik