Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 9,323 19,356 26,447
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.21% 13.53% 15.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.67% 35.91% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8,807 18,017 24,935
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

.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 26,888 53,906 68,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.98% 37.69% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22,247 44,454 57,323
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the UK

.NET
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET.

Salary trend for .NET in the UK

.NET
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET in the UK

.NET
Top 19 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 6 August 2020. 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 8,460 £52,500 +5.00% 1,449
UK excluding London -1 5,983 £47,500 +5.56% 1,245
London +2 2,995 £67,500 +8.00% 317
South East +1 2,056 £50,000 +5.26% 290
North of England +1 1,588 £47,500 +7.95% 384
North West +3 977 £50,000 +11.11% 248
Work from Home +3 954 £50,000 - 280
Midlands -3 763 £45,000 +4.65% 238
South West -3 601 £47,500 +5.56% 115
Yorkshire -4 519 £45,000 +5.88% 102
West Midlands -1 468 £46,875 +4.17% 125
East of England +2 420 £50,000 +5.26% 102
Scotland +2 343 £47,500 +5.56% 60
East Midlands -1 293 £42,500 +3.66% 112
Wales -4 134 £45,000 +5.88% 42
North East -2 94 £42,500 -5.56% 34
Northern Ireland -1 72 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Isle of Man +4 8 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Channel Islands -8 5 £65,000 +23.81%

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 7,416 (79.55%) C#
2 4,436 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
3 4,052 (43.46%) JavaScript
4 3,818 (40.95%) Azure
5 3,575 (38.35%) SQL Server
6 3,414 (36.62%) SQL
7 3,357 (36.01%) ASP.NET
8 2,891 (31.01%) MVC
9 2,816 (30.20%) .NET Core
10 2,534 (27.18%) AngularJS
11 2,488 (26.69%) HTML
12 2,443 (26.20%) Microsoft
13 2,330 (24.99%) CSS
14 2,180 (23.38%) .NET Framework
15 1,839 (19.73%) TDD
16 1,756 (18.84%) DevOps
17 1,728 (18.53%) Finance
18 1,686 (18.08%) React
19 1,645 (17.64%) Software Engineering
20 1,634 (17.53%) Scrum
21 1,613 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
22 1,610 (17.27%) Microservices
23 1,545 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
24 1,481 (15.89%) AWS
25 1,206 (12.94%) Git (software)
26 1,058 (11.35%) jQuery
27 1,049 (11.25%) Degree
28 1,041 (11.17%) Java
29 1,034 (11.09%) Entity Framework
30 972 (10.43%) Web Services

.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
1 366 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 332 (3.56%) Elasticsearch
3 266 (2.85%) IIS
4 247 (2.65%) CMS
5 158 (1.69%) Confluence
6 139 (1.49%) Umbraco
7 123 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 80 (0.86%) EPiServer
9 78 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
10 65 (0.70%) NServiceBus
11 45 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
12 43 (0.46%) Kentico
13 42 (0.45%) Apache
14 37 (0.40%) Apache Spark
14 37 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 25 (0.27%) WebSphere
16 24 (0.26%) Sitefinity
17 23 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
17 23 (0.25%) WordPress
18 22 (0.24%) DNN
Applications
1 127 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 15 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.11%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.086%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.043%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.032%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.032%) Blender
12 2 (0.021%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.021%) FileZilla
12 2 (0.021%) Mingle
13 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.011%) CATIA
13 1 (0.011%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.011%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 266 (2.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 114 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.21%) R3 Corda
4 17 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 17 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.16%) SAP GTS
6 13 (0.14%) Salerio
7 11 (0.12%) Magento
8 9 (0.097%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 8 (0.086%) Maximo
9 8 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
9 8 (0.086%) SDL Web 8
10 7 (0.075%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.054%) Exchequer
13 4 (0.043%) Infor M3
14 3 (0.032%) Markit EDM
14 3 (0.032%) MIS ActiveH
14 3 (0.032%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3,818 (40.95%) Azure
2 1,481 (15.89%) AWS
3 507 (5.44%) SaaS
4 294 (3.15%) Power Platform
5 287 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
6 261 (2.80%) GCP
7 245 (2.63%) Serverless
8 219 (2.35%) PaaS
9 188 (2.02%) GitHub
10 164 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
11 123 (1.32%) Office 365
12 110 (1.18%) IaaS
13 80 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
14 72 (0.77%) Azure Functions
15 59 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
16 58 (0.62%) Logic Apps
17 56 (0.60%) npm
18 54 (0.58%) PowerApps
19 52 (0.56%) OpenShift
20 51 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 142 (1.52%) Internet
2 137 (1.47%) Skype
3 131 (1.41%) HTTP
4 73 (0.78%) Firewall
5 55 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 39 (0.42%) Intranet
7 35 (0.38%) DNS
8 25 (0.27%) Wireless
9 21 (0.23%) MQTT
9 21 (0.23%) SSL
10 17 (0.18%) VPN
11 15 (0.16%) RS-232
11 15 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (0.15%) Bluetooth
12 14 (0.15%) Network Security
12 14 (0.15%) RS-485
13 12 (0.13%) AMQP
14 11 (0.12%) Kerberos
14 11 (0.12%) LAN
15 10 (0.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,575 (38.35%) SQL Server
2 570 (6.11%) MongoDB
3 528 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 351 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 344 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 324 (3.48%) MySQL
7 306 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 262 (2.81%) SQL Server 2019
9 257 (2.76%) Power BI
10 174 (1.87%) Redis
11 171 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
12 161 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 154 (1.65%) Big Data
13 154 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
13 154 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 127 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
15 118 (1.27%) Cosmos DB
16 115 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
17 107 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
18 104 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,206 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 685 (7.35%) Visual Studio
3 392 (4.20%) Selenium
4 382 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 354 (3.80%) JIRA
6 328 (3.52%) TeamCity
7 302 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 284 (3.05%) NUnit
9 277 (2.97%) Jenkins
10 252 (2.70%) SpecFlow
11 122 (1.31%) Subversion
12 112 (1.20%) Moq
13 106 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
14 98 (1.05%) WebDriver
15 88 (0.94%) MSTest
16 85 (0.91%) Bitbucket
17 74 (0.79%) webpack
18 73 (0.78%) Cucumber
18 73 (0.78%) Cypress.io
19 50 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,728 (18.53%) Finance
2 322 (3.45%) Banking
3 286 (3.07%) Retail
4 207 (2.22%) Games
5 183 (1.96%) Front Office
6 134 (1.44%) Public Sector
7 132 (1.42%) Law
8 128 (1.37%) Marketing
9 107 (1.15%) Legal
10 104 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 74 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 72 (0.77%) Advertising
13 61 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 60 (0.64%) Electronics
15 56 (0.60%) Back Office
16 53 (0.57%) Automotive
17 49 (0.53%) Investment Banking
18 45 (0.48%) Aerospace
19 34 (0.36%) Local Government
20 27 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6,275 (67.31%) Developer
2 3,215 (34.48%) .NET Developer
3 2,078 (22.29%) C# Developer
4 1,403 (15.05%) Software Developer
5 1,379 (14.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,202 (12.89%) Senior Developer
7 815 (8.74%) Software Engineer
8 626 (6.71%) Full Stack Developer
9 581 (6.23%) Senior .NET Developer
10 511 (5.48%) .NET Software Developer
11 484 (5.19%) Architect
12 431 (4.62%) C# Software Developer
13 415 (4.45%) Lead Developer
14 346 (3.71%) Junior
15 319 (3.42%) Web Developer
16 309 (3.31%) Analyst
17 299 (3.21%) ASP.NET Developer
18 291 (3.12%) SQL Developer
19 283 (3.04%) Junior Developer
20 275 (2.95%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,357 (36.01%) ASP.NET
2 2,816 (30.20%) .NET Core
3 2,534 (27.18%) AngularJS
4 2,488 (26.69%) HTML
5 2,330 (24.99%) CSS
6 2,180 (23.38%) .NET Framework
7 1,686 (18.08%) React
8 1,613 (17.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,545 (16.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,058 (11.35%) jQuery
11 1,034 (11.09%) Entity Framework
12 972 (10.43%) Web Services
13 846 (9.07%) REST
14 804 (8.62%) Node.js
15 732 (7.85%) HTML5
16 702 (7.53%) Vue.js
17 633 (6.79%) RESTful
18 523 (5.61%) XML
19 471 (5.05%) WCF
20 437 (4.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 872 (9.35%) Greenfield Project
2 484 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 381 (4.09%) User Experience
4 286 (3.07%) Mobile App
5 224 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
6 216 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
7 182 (1.95%) Hedge funds
8 147 (1.58%) Algorithms
9 115 (1.23%) Derivative
10 114 (1.22%) Fixed Income
10 114 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 113 (1.21%) Equities
12 107 (1.15%) Cloud Native
13 101 (1.08%) Public Cloud
14 85 (0.91%) Data Structures
15 70 (0.75%) Virtual Team
16 61 (0.65%) Management Information System
17 44 (0.47%) Reinsurance
18 42 (0.45%) N-Tier
19 38 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 828 (8.88%) Windows
2 391 (4.19%) Linux
3 208 (2.23%) Android
4 158 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 135 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 59 (0.63%) Unix
7 40 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 34 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (0.30%) Windows Server 2016
10 27 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (0.23%) CentOS
12 21 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.13%) CoreOS
13 12 (0.13%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
15 8 (0.086%) VMS
15 8 (0.086%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.075%) zOS
17 6 (0.064%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,436 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2,891 (31.01%) MVC
3 1,839 (19.73%) TDD
4 1,756 (18.84%) DevOps
5 1,645 (17.64%) Software Engineering
6 1,634 (17.53%) Scrum
7 1,610 (17.27%) Microservices
8 904 (9.70%) Test Automation
9 898 (9.63%) Web Development
10 847 (9.09%) BDD
11 836 (8.97%) OO
12 815 (8.74%) Fintech
13 754 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
14 743 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
15 662 (7.10%) Mentoring
16 640 (6.86%) SDLC
17 634 (6.80%) Computer Science
18 628 (6.74%) Unit Testing
19 553 (5.93%) SOLID
20 496 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7,416 (79.55%) C#
2 4,052 (43.46%) JavaScript
3 3,414 (36.62%) SQL
4 1,041 (11.17%) Java
5 961 (10.31%) TypeScript
6 755 (8.10%) Python
7 680 (7.29%) T-SQL
8 505 (5.42%) VB.NET
9 435 (4.67%) PowerShell
10 432 (4.63%) C++
11 230 (2.47%) PHP
12 206 (2.21%) C
13 178 (1.91%) VB
14 141 (1.51%) Ruby
15 119 (1.28%) R
16 102 (1.09%) PL/SQL
17 100 (1.07%) F#
18 94 (1.01%) VBA
19 90 (0.97%) Bash Shell
20 69 (0.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,049 (11.25%) Degree
2 353 (3.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 185 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 125 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 100 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 50 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 34 (0.36%) ISEB
8 27 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 25 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
10 23 (0.25%) PhD
11 20 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
12 13 (0.14%) CSSLP
12 13 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.13%) CISSP
13 12 (0.13%) DBS Check
13 12 (0.13%) MCITP
13 12 (0.13%) MCSD
14 11 (0.12%) HND
15 10 (0.11%) CISM
15 10 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 554 (5.94%) QA
2 52 (0.56%) GDPR
3 38 (0.41%) SLA
4 37 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.27%) NIST
6 21 (0.23%) COBIT
7 13 (0.14%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.097%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.064%) MiFID
10 5 (0.054%) DICOM
11 4 (0.043%) COSO
11 4 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
12 3 (0.032%) HL7
12 3 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.021%) EMIR
13 2 (0.021%) GAMP
13 2 (0.021%) GxP
13 2 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.021%) WCAG
System Software
1 895 (9.60%) Docker
2 134 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.20%) vSphere
5 13 (0.14%) Firmware
5 13 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.086%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.064%) Terminal Server
7 6 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.064%) Xen
8 5 (0.054%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.043%) Gluster
9 4 (0.043%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.043%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.021%) iptables
10 2 (0.021%) LXC
10 2 (0.021%) Postfix
10 2 (0.021%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 587 (6.30%) Kubernetes
2 165 (1.77%) Terraform
3 116 (1.24%) Ansible
4 69 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 64 (0.69%) Puppet
6 58 (0.62%) Grafana
7 45 (0.48%) Kibana
8 23 (0.25%) Prometheus
9 19 (0.20%) SCCM
10 15 (0.16%) Istio
10 15 (0.16%) Nagios
11 12 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.13%) HP ALM
12 10 (0.11%) logstash
13 9 (0.097%) MIIS
14 7 (0.075%) SCOM
14 7 (0.075%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.054%) Packer
15 5 (0.054%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.054%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2,443 (26.20%) Microsoft
2 543 (5.82%) Oracle
3 214 (2.30%) Xamarin
4 191 (2.05%) SAP
5 178 (1.91%) Google
6 105 (1.13%) Sitecore
7 95 (1.02%) IBM
8 91 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
9 79 (0.85%) VMware
10 64 (0.69%) ServiceNow
11 57 (0.61%) Tableau
12 48 (0.51%) Atlassian
13 37 (0.40%) HP
14 35 (0.38%) TIBCO
15 33 (0.35%) Remedy
16 28 (0.30%) Databricks
17 27 (0.29%) CA
17 27 (0.29%) Telerik
18 26 (0.28%) Blue Prism
19 25 (0.27%) UiPath