Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 10 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 6,996 18,950 24,972
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.00% 13.83% 15.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.94% 36.58% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7,093 17,410 23,316
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,238 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

.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 21,901 51,809 65,714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.82% 37.80% 39.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18,689 42,715 54,240
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -3 6,390 £55,000 +10.00% 1,719
UK excluding London -1 4,698 £50,000 +11.11% 1,407
London 0 2,098 £70,000 +12.00% 450
South East +1 1,570 £52,500 +10.53% 316
North of England -1 1,282 £50,000 +11.11% 432
Work from Home -1 1,115 £52,500 +5.00% 355
North West +3 840 £50,000 +11.11% 293
Midlands -1 674 £47,500 +5.56% 249
South West -10 441 £45,000 - 159
West Midlands +1 413 £47,500 +5.56% 125
Yorkshire -4 342 £46,250 +5.11% 107
Scotland -1 297 £47,500 +5.56% 81
East of England +2 279 £56,500 +13.00% 109
East Midlands -1 262 £47,500 +11.76% 123
North East 0 100 £45,000 +3.45% 32
Wales -3 90 £45,000 - 46
Northern Ireland -3 59 £42,500 +13.33% 15
Isle of Man +4 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Channel Islands -2 2 £52,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5,448 (77.87%) C#
2 3,177 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2,998 (42.85%) JavaScript
4 2,980 (42.60%) Azure
5 2,623 (37.49%) SQL
6 2,592 (37.05%) SQL Server
7 2,391 (34.18%) .NET Core
8 2,312 (33.05%) ASP.NET
9 1,942 (27.76%) MVC
10 1,814 (25.93%) Microsoft
11 1,800 (25.73%) HTML
12 1,764 (25.21%) CSS
13 1,755 (25.09%) AngularJS
14 1,601 (22.88%) DevOps
15 1,570 (22.44%) .NET Framework
16 1,363 (19.48%) React
17 1,353 (19.34%) Finance
18 1,324 (18.93%) Software Engineering
19 1,319 (18.85%) Microservices
20 1,309 (18.71%) TDD
21 1,093 (15.62%) Scrum
22 1,083 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web API
23 1,013 (14.48%) AWS
24 1,010 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
25 898 (12.84%) Git (software)
26 762 (10.89%) Docker
27 758 (10.83%) Java
28 757 (10.82%) Web Services
29 756 (10.81%) Web Development
30 739 (10.56%) Test Automation

.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
1 234 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 205 (2.93%) IIS
3 188 (2.69%) CMS
4 146 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
5 133 (1.90%) Confluence
6 112 (1.60%) NServiceBus
7 105 (1.50%) Umbraco
8 63 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 58 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 46 (0.66%) EPiServer
11 38 (0.54%) Kentico
12 30 (0.43%) Apache
13 29 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 24 (0.34%) WordPress
15 21 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 20 (0.29%) Apache Spark
16 20 (0.29%) WebSphere
17 19 (0.27%) SAS
18 16 (0.23%) nginx
19 15 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 13 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.086%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.029%) Blender
9 2 (0.029%) InVision
9 2 (0.029%) Sketch
9 2 (0.029%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.014%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 210 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 15 (0.21%) SAP GTS
6 12 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 11 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 11 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 8 (0.11%) Magento
8 8 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.11%) R3 Corda
9 7 (0.10%) Maximo
9 7 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.071%) Elite 3E
10 5 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
10 5 (0.071%) SAP Business One
11 4 (0.057%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.043%) Endur
13 2 (0.029%) SAP MM
13 2 (0.029%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2,980 (42.60%) Azure
2 1,013 (14.48%) AWS
3 352 (5.03%) SaaS
4 244 (3.49%) Dynamics 365
5 234 (3.34%) GCP
6 218 (3.12%) PaaS
7 207 (2.96%) Power Platform
8 194 (2.77%) Serverless
9 137 (1.96%) IaaS
10 132 (1.89%) GitHub
11 127 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
12 100 (1.43%) Office 365
13 74 (1.06%) npm
14 68 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
15 57 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
16 55 (0.79%) Logic Apps
17 49 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
17 49 (0.70%) Azure Functions
18 48 (0.69%) PowerApps
19 46 (0.66%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 194 (2.77%) Skype
2 152 (2.17%) HTTP
3 79 (1.13%) Internet
4 38 (0.54%) Firewall
5 34 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 33 (0.47%) DNS
7 19 (0.27%) AMQP
8 15 (0.21%) Wireless
9 14 (0.20%) SSL
10 12 (0.17%) Intranet
11 11 (0.16%) RTP
12 10 (0.14%) VPN
13 9 (0.13%) WAN
13 9 (0.13%) WEP
14 7 (0.10%) Kerberos
15 6 (0.086%) Bluetooth
15 6 (0.086%) SSH
16 4 (0.057%) FTP
16 4 (0.057%) Network Security
16 4 (0.057%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,592 (37.05%) SQL Server
2 464 (6.63%) NoSQL
3 308 (4.40%) MongoDB
4 274 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 249 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 244 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 202 (2.89%) MySQL
8 156 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 121 (1.73%) Redis
9 121 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 114 (1.63%) Power BI
11 106 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
12 95 (1.36%) Big Data
13 80 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
14 77 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
15 72 (1.03%) SQL Server 2019
16 66 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
17 64 (0.91%) Data Lake
18 57 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
19 49 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 898 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 434 (6.20%) Visual Studio
3 284 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 280 (4.00%) JIRA
5 276 (3.95%) TeamCity
6 270 (3.86%) Selenium
7 214 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
8 210 (3.00%) NUnit
9 173 (2.47%) SpecFlow
10 167 (2.39%) Jenkins
11 87 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
12 83 (1.19%) Subversion
13 72 (1.03%) WebDriver
14 66 (0.94%) Cypress.io
15 65 (0.93%) Moq
15 65 (0.93%) MSTest
16 63 (0.90%) Bitbucket
17 57 (0.81%) GitLab
18 46 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 41 (0.59%) Postman
General
1 1,353 (19.34%) Finance
2 186 (2.66%) Banking
3 167 (2.39%) Front Office
4 157 (2.24%) Public Sector
5 126 (1.80%) Retail
6 123 (1.76%) Games
7 86 (1.23%) Marketing
8 79 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 72 (1.03%) Advertising
9 72 (1.03%) Law
10 63 (0.90%) Telecoms
11 61 (0.87%) Back Office
12 58 (0.83%) Legal
13 52 (0.74%) Electronics
14 37 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 36 (0.51%) Private Banking
16 34 (0.49%) Publishing
17 27 (0.39%) Investment Banking
18 25 (0.36%) Local Government
19 21 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4,540 (64.89%) Developer
2 2,225 (31.80%) .NET Developer
3 1,405 (20.08%) C# Developer
4 1,024 (14.64%) Software Developer
5 987 (14.11%) Senior Developer
6 910 (13.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 657 (9.39%) Software Engineer
8 491 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 477 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
10 469 (6.70%) Architect
11 369 (5.27%) .NET Software Developer
12 358 (5.12%) Lead Developer
13 347 (4.96%) C# Software Developer
14 246 (3.52%) Web Developer
15 242 (3.46%) .NET Software Engineer
16 241 (3.44%) Senior C# Developer
17 230 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
18 224 (3.20%) C# Software Engineer
19 220 (3.14%) Angular Developer
20 218 (3.12%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,391 (34.18%) .NET Core
2 2,312 (33.05%) ASP.NET
3 1,800 (25.73%) HTML
4 1,764 (25.21%) CSS
5 1,755 (25.09%) AngularJS
6 1,570 (22.44%) .NET Framework
7 1,363 (19.48%) React
8 1,083 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,010 (14.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 757 (10.82%) Web Services
11 739 (10.56%) jQuery
12 731 (10.45%) REST
13 688 (9.83%) Entity Framework
14 546 (7.80%) HTML5
15 509 (7.28%) RESTful
16 480 (6.86%) ASP.NET Core
17 461 (6.59%) Vue.js
18 440 (6.29%) XML
19 432 (6.17%) Node.js
20 379 (5.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 597 (8.53%) Greenfield Project
2 317 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
3 275 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 258 (3.69%) User Experience
5 180 (2.57%) Hedge funds
6 144 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
7 134 (1.92%) Algorithms
8 133 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 115 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 109 (1.56%) Equities
11 108 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 106 (1.52%) Derivative
13 84 (1.20%) Public Cloud
14 64 (0.91%) Cloud Native
15 63 (0.90%) Data Structures
16 57 (0.81%) N-Tier
17 52 (0.74%) Blog
17 52 (0.74%) Management Information System
18 43 (0.61%) Virtual Team
19 34 (0.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 590 (8.43%) Windows
2 251 (3.59%) Linux
3 172 (2.46%) Android
4 117 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 110 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 30 (0.43%) Unix
7 14 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
8 13 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.14%) CoreOS
10 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.14%) zOS
11 7 (0.10%) CentOS
11 7 (0.10%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.086%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.057%) HPUX
15 3 (0.043%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.029%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,177 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1,942 (27.76%) MVC
3 1,601 (22.88%) DevOps
4 1,324 (18.93%) Software Engineering
5 1,319 (18.85%) Microservices
6 1,309 (18.71%) TDD
7 1,093 (15.62%) Scrum
8 756 (10.81%) Web Development
9 739 (10.56%) Test Automation
10 736 (10.52%) OO
11 593 (8.48%) Mentoring
12 551 (7.88%) Fintech
13 539 (7.70%) BDD
14 538 (7.69%) SDLC
15 521 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
16 519 (7.42%) Unit Testing
17 463 (6.62%) SOLID
18 455 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
19 403 (5.76%) Computer Science
20 365 (5.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5,448 (77.87%) C#
2 2,998 (42.85%) JavaScript
3 2,623 (37.49%) SQL
4 758 (10.83%) Java
5 676 (9.66%) TypeScript
6 580 (8.29%) Python
7 478 (6.83%) T-SQL
8 339 (4.85%) PowerShell
9 337 (4.82%) VB.NET
10 336 (4.80%) C++
11 128 (1.83%) PHP
12 118 (1.69%) VB
13 103 (1.47%) C
14 80 (1.14%) PL/SQL
15 74 (1.06%) R
16 69 (0.99%) Ruby
17 62 (0.89%) Go
18 49 (0.70%) Bash Shell
19 48 (0.69%) VBA
20 46 (0.66%) F#
Qualifications
1 710 (10.15%) Degree
2 209 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (1.66%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 46 (0.66%) ISTQB
7 41 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
8 35 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
9 30 (0.43%) ISEB
10 28 (0.40%) PhD
11 23 (0.33%) CSSLP
12 22 (0.31%) CISSP
13 20 (0.29%) CISM
14 17 (0.24%) MCITP
15 16 (0.23%) MCSA
16 13 (0.19%) Master's Degree
17 12 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 9 (0.13%) DV Cleared
18 9 (0.13%) MCP
19 8 (0.11%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (5.76%) QA
2 46 (0.66%) SLA
3 39 (0.56%) GDPR
4 27 (0.39%) NIST
5 19 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.26%) COBIT
7 17 (0.24%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.10%) ISO 13485
9 7 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.10%) MiFID
10 5 (0.071%) EMIR
10 5 (0.071%) PSD2
11 3 (0.043%) WCAG
12 2 (0.029%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.029%) GAMP
12 2 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.014%) COSO
13 1 (0.014%) PMO
System Software
1 762 (10.89%) Docker
2 94 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.19%) vSphere
6 6 (0.086%) Firmware
7 4 (0.057%) Gluster
7 4 (0.057%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.057%) XenApp
8 3 (0.043%) LXC
8 3 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.043%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.029%) HDFS
9 2 (0.029%) iptables
9 2 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.029%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.014%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.014%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.014%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 535 (7.65%) Kubernetes
2 197 (2.82%) Terraform
3 76 (1.09%) Ansible
4 58 (0.83%) Puppet
5 29 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (0.39%) Grafana
7 23 (0.33%) MIIS
8 16 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
9 15 (0.21%) Istio
10 12 (0.17%) Kibana
10 12 (0.17%) SCCM
11 8 (0.11%) SCOM
11 8 (0.11%) WMI
12 7 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.10%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.057%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 3 (0.043%) CloudHub
14 3 (0.043%) logstash
14 3 (0.043%) PowerCLI
14 3 (0.043%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,814 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 349 (4.99%) Oracle
3 154 (2.20%) Xamarin
4 150 (2.14%) Google
5 101 (1.44%) SAP
6 83 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 77 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 69 (0.99%) VMware
9 60 (0.86%) IBM
10 54 (0.77%) Atlassian
11 33 (0.47%) ServiceNow
12 30 (0.43%) Remedy
13 27 (0.39%) Databricks
14 23 (0.33%) CA
14 23 (0.33%) Splunk
15 21 (0.30%) HP
16 20 (0.29%) Blue Prism
17 19 (0.27%) Nintex
17 19 (0.27%) Red Hat
18 18 (0.26%) Apple