Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 19,984 27,315 27,924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.87% 15.71% 16.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.35% 38.77% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17,362 24,123 25,050
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 54,979 70,445 70,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.16% 40.53% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 45,201 58,840 59,458
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

.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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 18,414 £50,000 +5.26% 2,807
UK excluding London 0 12,817 £45,000 +5.88% 2,323
London -2 6,748 £65,000 +8.33% 649
South East -1 4,387 £45,000 - 578
North of England 0 2,877 £43,750 +2.94% 677
Midlands 0 1,798 £42,500 - 456
South West -2 1,602 £42,500 - 249
North West -1 1,479 £45,000 +5.88% 389
Yorkshire +1 1,192 £42,500 - 246
West Midlands 0 1,079 £45,000 +5.88% 257
East of England -5 968 £47,500 +3.26% 202
Scotland -2 773 £45,000 +5.88% 95
East Midlands -1 714 £40,000 -3.61% 199
Wales +1 272 £42,500 +6.25% 51
North East -2 207 £43,500 +2.35% 42
Northern Ireland -1 145 £42,500 +13.33% 19
Isle of Man +5 8 £55,000 +37.50%
Channel Islands +8 5 £63,750 -8.93% 1

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 16,564 (82.89%) C#
2 9,573 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
3 9,027 (45.17%) ASP.NET
4 8,921 (44.64%) JavaScript
5 8,492 (42.49%) SQL
6 8,358 (41.82%) SQL Server
7 7,676 (38.41%) MVC
8 6,010 (30.07%) HTML
9 5,833 (29.19%) Microsoft
10 5,654 (28.29%) Microsoft Azure
11 5,574 (27.89%) CSS
12 4,729 (23.66%) AngularJS
13 4,425 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3,927 (19.65%) .NET Framework
15 3,631 (18.17%) Finance
16 3,613 (18.08%) TDD
17 3,590 (17.96%) Software Engineering
18 3,551 (17.77%) ASP.NET Web API
19 3,315 (16.59%) Scrum
20 2,897 (14.50%) .NET Core
21 2,820 (14.11%) jQuery
22 2,720 (13.61%) Degree
23 2,691 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
24 2,623 (13.13%) DevOps
25 2,574 (12.88%) Java
26 2,548 (12.75%) Web Services
27 2,451 (12.26%) Git (software)
28 2,273 (11.37%) React
29 2,119 (10.60%) Windows
30 2,064 (10.33%) Continuous Integration

.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
1 877 (4.39%) SharePoint
2 753 (3.77%) IIS
3 493 (2.47%) CMS
4 392 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 375 (1.88%) Umbraco
6 320 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
7 279 (1.40%) Confluence
8 154 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 139 (0.70%) Apache
10 119 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 96 (0.48%) Apache Spark
11 96 (0.48%) NServiceBus
12 90 (0.45%) EPiServer
13 73 (0.37%) Kentico
14 69 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 60 (0.30%) Drupal
16 59 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 59 (0.30%) WebSphere
16 59 (0.30%) WordPress
17 55 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 250 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 212 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 87 (0.44%) Chatbot
4 47 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 39 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 16 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.060%) Sketch
10 11 (0.055%) AutoCAD
11 10 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.045%) EngageOne
12 9 (0.045%) GIMP
12 9 (0.045%) InfoPath
12 9 (0.045%) Maple
12 9 (0.045%) S-PLUS
13 7 (0.035%) Zeplin
14 6 (0.030%) Mathematica
15 5 (0.025%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 607 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 152 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 59 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 52 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 51 (0.26%) Front Arena
5 51 (0.26%) thinkFolio
6 29 (0.15%) Magento
7 22 (0.11%) NetSuite
7 22 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 19 (0.095%) Sage CRM
9 15 (0.075%) SAP ERP
10 14 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
11 10 (0.050%) nopCommerce
12 9 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 9 (0.045%) WebTrends
13 7 (0.035%) Carpe Diem
13 7 (0.035%) Q-Pulse
14 6 (0.030%) Dynamics GP
15 5 (0.025%) Oracle Financials
15 5 (0.025%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5,654 (28.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,691 (13.47%) Amazon AWS
3 805 (4.03%) SaaS
4 418 (2.09%) Serverless
5 413 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 388 (1.94%) PaaS
7 353 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
8 352 (1.76%) Power Platform
9 265 (1.33%) GitHub
10 256 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
11 252 (1.26%) Office 365
12 177 (0.89%) npm
13 160 (0.80%) IaaS
14 155 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
15 128 (0.64%) Azure Functions
16 114 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
17 95 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
18 92 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
19 82 (0.41%) Amazon S3
19 82 (0.41%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 334 (1.67%) Internet
2 163 (0.82%) HTTP
3 136 (0.68%) Broadband
4 125 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 120 (0.60%) Firewall
6 82 (0.41%) DNS
7 61 (0.31%) Intranet
8 50 (0.25%) Network Security
8 50 (0.25%) WAN
9 48 (0.24%) SMTP
10 46 (0.23%) LAN
11 38 (0.19%) Wireless
12 36 (0.18%) HTTPS
13 34 (0.17%) SSL
14 31 (0.16%) FTP
15 23 (0.12%) DHCP
16 20 (0.10%) Ethernet
16 20 (0.10%) VPN
17 19 (0.095%) VoIP
18 18 (0.090%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,358 (41.82%) SQL Server
2 1,135 (5.68%) NoSQL
3 944 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 922 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 913 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 775 (3.88%) SQL Server 2016
7 641 (3.21%) MySQL
8 602 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 419 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 394 (1.97%) Big Data
11 384 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
12 350 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
13 340 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
14 339 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 302 (1.51%) Power BI
16 296 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
17 244 (1.22%) RDBMS
18 228 (1.14%) Redis
19 194 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
20 179 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2,451 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 1,998 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1,508 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 891 (4.46%) JIRA
5 706 (3.53%) Selenium
6 693 (3.47%) TeamCity
7 635 (3.18%) Jenkins
8 577 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
9 547 (2.74%) NUnit
10 495 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
11 347 (1.74%) SpecFlow
12 335 (1.68%) Subversion
13 231 (1.16%) Bitbucket
14 225 (1.13%) Cucumber
15 187 (0.94%) WebDriver
15 187 (0.94%) webpack
16 168 (0.84%) Moq
17 167 (0.84%) gulp
18 165 (0.83%) MSTest
19 136 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 3,631 (18.17%) Finance
2 950 (4.75%) Banking
3 796 (3.98%) Retail
4 679 (3.40%) Marketing
5 530 (2.65%) Games
6 326 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 302 (1.51%) Front Office
7 302 (1.51%) Manufacturing
8 258 (1.29%) Advertising
9 184 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 163 (0.82%) Law
11 161 (0.81%) Back Office
12 147 (0.74%) Investment Banking
13 139 (0.70%) Legal
14 118 (0.59%) Electronics
15 68 (0.34%) Automotive
16 65 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 62 (0.31%) Aerospace
18 54 (0.27%) Publishing
19 40 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13,768 (68.90%) Developer
2 7,674 (38.40%) .NET Developer
3 5,687 (28.46%) C# Developer
4 3,867 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,172 (15.87%) Software Developer
6 2,478 (12.40%) Senior Developer
7 1,557 (7.79%) Software Engineer
8 1,407 (7.04%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1,357 (6.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1,325 (6.63%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,283 (6.42%) C# Software Developer
12 1,240 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1,041 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
14 995 (4.98%) Junior
15 957 (4.79%) SQL Developer
16 939 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 925 (4.63%) Architect
18 902 (4.51%) Senior C# Developer
19 868 (4.34%) Junior Developer
20 781 (3.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,027 (45.17%) ASP.NET
2 6,010 (30.07%) HTML
3 5,574 (27.89%) CSS
4 4,729 (23.66%) AngularJS
5 4,425 (22.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3,927 (19.65%) .NET Framework
7 3,551 (17.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2,897 (14.50%) .NET Core
9 2,820 (14.11%) jQuery
10 2,548 (12.75%) Web Services
11 2,273 (11.37%) React
12 1,945 (9.73%) WCF
13 1,834 (9.18%) Entity Framework
14 1,739 (8.70%) RESTful
15 1,667 (8.34%) HTML5
16 1,653 (8.27%) XML
17 1,613 (8.07%) REST
18 1,209 (6.05%) Node.js
19 1,188 (5.94%) WPF
20 1,155 (5.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,863 (9.32%) Greenfield Project
2 1,018 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 812 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 763 (3.82%) User Experience
5 662 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 485 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
7 338 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 311 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 238 (1.19%) Derivative
10 227 (1.14%) Fixed Income
11 213 (1.07%) Robotics
12 208 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 196 (0.98%) Equities
14 164 (0.82%) Management Information System
15 153 (0.77%) Data Structures
16 142 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 133 (0.67%) N-Tier
18 121 (0.61%) Cloud Native
19 110 (0.55%) Data Centre
20 91 (0.46%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,119 (10.60%) Windows
2 963 (4.82%) Linux
3 530 (2.65%) Android
4 410 (2.05%) Apple iOS
5 383 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 145 (0.73%) Unix
7 73 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 60 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 58 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (0.26%) Windows 7
11 49 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (0.18%) CentOS
13 26 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 25 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 23 (0.12%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.070%) Windows Mobile
17 11 (0.055%) Fedora
17 11 (0.055%) SUSE
17 11 (0.055%) VxWorks
17 11 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,573 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 7,676 (38.41%) MVC
3 3,613 (18.08%) TDD
4 3,590 (17.96%) Software Engineering
5 3,315 (16.59%) Scrum
6 2,623 (13.13%) DevOps
7 2,064 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1,947 (9.74%) SDLC
9 1,928 (9.65%) Web Development
10 1,893 (9.47%) Microservices
11 1,879 (9.40%) OO
12 1,866 (9.34%) Test Automation
13 1,808 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
14 1,683 (8.42%) Unit Testing
15 1,563 (7.82%) BDD
16 1,504 (7.53%) Computer Science
17 1,403 (7.02%) Mentoring
18 1,170 (5.85%) SOLID
19 1,056 (5.28%) Fintech
20 985 (4.93%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16,564 (82.89%) C#
2 8,921 (44.64%) JavaScript
3 8,492 (42.49%) SQL
4 2,574 (12.88%) Java
5 1,863 (9.32%) T-SQL
6 1,266 (6.34%) Python
7 1,217 (6.09%) VB.NET
8 1,060 (5.30%) C++
9 1,051 (5.26%) TypeScript
10 805 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 624 (3.12%) PHP
12 501 (2.51%) VB
13 448 (2.24%) C
14 410 (2.05%) Ruby
15 278 (1.39%) VBA
16 272 (1.36%) PL/SQL
17 177 (0.89%) ES6
18 166 (0.83%) Scala
19 149 (0.75%) VB6
20 145 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 2,720 (13.61%) Degree
2 731 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 380 (1.90%) Security Cleared
4 315 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 246 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 115 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 114 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 81 (0.41%) HND
9 78 (0.39%) Master's Degree
10 65 (0.33%) PhD
11 61 (0.31%) ISEB
12 56 (0.28%) MCSE
13 52 (0.26%) DV Cleared
14 41 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
14 41 (0.21%) MCSD
15 39 (0.20%) AWS Certification
16 36 (0.18%) CISSP
17 35 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 35 (0.18%) PMI Certification
18 32 (0.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,029 (5.15%) QA
2 132 (0.66%) GDPR
3 102 (0.51%) SLA
4 44 (0.22%) WAI
5 35 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 35 (0.18%) DICOM
6 33 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 30 (0.15%) PMO
8 19 (0.095%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.080%) PCI DSS
10 14 (0.070%) IFRS
10 14 (0.070%) IFRS 9
10 14 (0.070%) MiFID
11 13 (0.065%) HL7
12 11 (0.055%) CRD IV
13 10 (0.050%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 7 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.030%) GAMP
15 6 (0.030%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.025%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,264 (6.33%) Docker
2 315 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 106 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 34 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (0.12%) XenApp
7 21 (0.11%) Firmware
8 20 (0.10%) LXC
9 18 (0.090%) vSphere
10 12 (0.060%) Apache Flume
10 12 (0.060%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 12 (0.060%) Varnish
11 11 (0.055%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.035%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.020%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.015%) HDFS
14 3 (0.015%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.015%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 701 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 276 (1.38%) Ansible
3 245 (1.23%) Terraform
4 226 (1.13%) Puppet
5 197 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (0.41%) Kibana
7 42 (0.21%) Grafana
8 39 (0.20%) SCCM
9 36 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
10 35 (0.18%) Nagios
11 33 (0.17%) Packer
12 31 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
13 30 (0.15%) logstash
14 27 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
15 24 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
15 24 (0.12%) SCOM
16 21 (0.11%) Rancher
17 17 (0.085%) Prometheus
18 16 (0.080%) Microsoft Intune
19 15 (0.075%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5,833 (29.19%) Microsoft
2 1,148 (5.74%) Oracle
3 542 (2.71%) Google
4 463 (2.32%) Xamarin
5 344 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 319 (1.60%) SAP
7 171 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 165 (0.83%) IBM
9 129 (0.65%) VMware
10 119 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 98 (0.49%) DevExpress
12 91 (0.46%) Tableau
13 83 (0.42%) Blue Prism
14 81 (0.41%) Nintex
15 80 (0.40%) Facebook
16 69 (0.35%) UiPath
17 66 (0.33%) Charles River
17 66 (0.33%) Pega
18 63 (0.32%) Adobe
19 61 (0.31%) Red Hat