Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18,822 25,352 27,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.44% 15.34% 15.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.04% 38.35% 38.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16,248 22,132 24,186
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 52,222 66,112 70,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.30% 39.99% 40.22%
Number of salaries quoted 42,804 54,772 58,469
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

.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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -2 17,248 £50,000 +5.26% 3,342
UK excluding London 0 12,088 £45,000 - 2,769
London -4 6,259 £62,500 +4.17% 861
South East -1 4,020 £47,500 +5.56% 703
North of England +1 2,767 £45,000 +2.27% 723
Midlands +2 1,774 £45,000 +5.88% 458
North West +1 1,528 £45,000 - 409
South West -2 1,521 £45,000 +5.88% 340
Yorkshire -1 1,061 £42,500 -1.90% 266
West Midlands 0 1,017 £45,000 +2.27% 249
East of England -6 873 £49,500 +8.79% 258
East Midlands -1 753 £42,500 +6.25% 206
Scotland -2 740 £43,500 -3.33% 182
Wales +8 298 £45,000 +5.88% 71
North East -5 180 £43,500 +2.35% 48
Northern Ireland +1 96 £37,500 - 35
Channel Islands +15 9 £52,500 -
Isle of Man +4 3 - -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15,618 (82.98%) C#
2 8,814 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8,148 (43.29%) JavaScript
4 8,117 (43.13%) ASP.NET
5 7,797 (41.42%) SQL
6 7,611 (40.44%) SQL Server
7 6,666 (35.42%) MVC
8 5,710 (30.34%) Azure
9 5,406 (28.72%) Microsoft
10 5,323 (28.28%) HTML
11 4,913 (26.10%) CSS
12 4,243 (22.54%) AngularJS
13 3,811 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3,586 (19.05%) .NET Framework
15 3,249 (17.26%) Software Engineering
16 3,237 (17.20%) Finance
17 3,218 (17.10%) TDD
18 3,185 (16.92%) .NET Core
19 3,099 (16.46%) ASP.NET Web API
20 3,086 (16.40%) Scrum
21 2,679 (14.23%) DevOps
22 2,607 (13.85%) Degree
23 2,597 (13.80%) AWS
24 2,543 (13.51%) jQuery
25 2,415 (12.83%) Git (software)
26 2,387 (12.68%) Java
27 2,246 (11.93%) Web Services
28 2,213 (11.76%) React
29 1,944 (10.33%) Web Development
30 1,934 (10.28%) Microservices

.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
1 799 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 707 (3.76%) IIS
3 538 (2.86%) CMS
4 369 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 364 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
6 298 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
7 271 (1.44%) Confluence
8 144 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 105 (0.56%) EPiServer
10 101 (0.54%) WordPress
11 95 (0.50%) Apache
12 84 (0.45%) NServiceBus
13 73 (0.39%) Apache Spark
13 73 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
14 72 (0.38%) Kentico
15 61 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 56 (0.30%) OpenStack
17 55 (0.29%) Drupal
17 55 (0.29%) Tomcat
18 51 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 216 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 180 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 30 (0.16%) Chatbot
5 28 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 22 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.085%) InfoPath
8 16 (0.085%) S-PLUS
9 15 (0.080%) EngageOne
10 13 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 13 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
11 10 (0.053%) Mathematica
11 10 (0.053%) Zeplin
12 6 (0.032%) AutoCAD
13 5 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.027%) GIMP
13 5 (0.027%) Revit
14 4 (0.021%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.021%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 570 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 191 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (0.30%) Markit EDM
4 55 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 54 (0.29%) thinkFolio
6 53 (0.28%) Front Arena
7 38 (0.20%) NetSuite
8 27 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
9 24 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 23 (0.12%) Magento
11 19 (0.10%) SAP ERP
12 18 (0.096%) Distributed Ledger
12 18 (0.096%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 17 (0.090%) Sage CRM
14 12 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 11 (0.058%) SAP BPC
16 10 (0.053%) R3 Corda
16 10 (0.053%) SDL Web 8
16 10 (0.053%) Visualfiles
17 9 (0.048%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5,710 (30.34%) Azure
2 2,597 (13.80%) AWS
3 864 (4.59%) SaaS
4 442 (2.35%) Serverless
5 422 (2.24%) GCP
6 408 (2.17%) PaaS
7 396 (2.10%) Power Platform
8 395 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
9 280 (1.49%) GitHub
10 230 (1.22%) Office 365
11 221 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
12 169 (0.90%) IaaS
13 156 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
14 147 (0.78%) npm
15 135 (0.72%) Azure Functions
16 99 (0.53%) Amazon S3
17 88 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
18 86 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
19 82 (0.44%) PowerApps
20 79 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 337 (1.79%) Internet
2 186 (0.99%) HTTP
3 137 (0.73%) Firewall
4 131 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 110 (0.58%) Broadband
6 58 (0.31%) DNS
7 56 (0.30%) HTTPS
8 52 (0.28%) Intranet
9 45 (0.24%) Network Security
10 43 (0.23%) FTP
11 41 (0.22%) SMTP
12 38 (0.20%) SSL
13 36 (0.19%) WAN
14 31 (0.16%) LAN
15 30 (0.16%) VPN
16 26 (0.14%) Skype
17 25 (0.13%) DHCP
18 21 (0.11%) Wireless
19 20 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
20 19 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,611 (40.44%) SQL Server
2 1,009 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 909 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 894 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 788 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 651 (3.46%) MySQL
7 625 (3.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 474 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 399 (2.12%) Big Data
10 390 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
11 357 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 352 (1.87%) Power BI
13 334 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 321 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 303 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 269 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
17 230 (1.22%) Redis
18 209 (1.11%) RDBMS
19 197 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
20 173 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2,415 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 1,804 (9.58%) Visual Studio
3 1,253 (6.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 903 (4.80%) JIRA
5 682 (3.62%) Selenium
6 559 (2.97%) Jenkins
6 559 (2.97%) TeamCity
7 509 (2.70%) NUnit
8 480 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
9 427 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 326 (1.73%) SpecFlow
11 305 (1.62%) Subversion
12 252 (1.34%) Bitbucket
13 210 (1.12%) WebDriver
14 189 (1.00%) Cucumber
15 183 (0.97%) webpack
16 153 (0.81%) Moq
17 136 (0.72%) SoapUI
18 132 (0.70%) MSTest
19 122 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3,237 (17.20%) Finance
2 803 (4.27%) Retail
3 769 (4.09%) Banking
4 622 (3.30%) Marketing
5 482 (2.56%) Games
6 349 (1.85%) Public Sector
7 296 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 283 (1.50%) Front Office
9 265 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 186 (0.99%) Advertising
11 162 (0.86%) Law
12 138 (0.73%) Financial Institution
13 135 (0.72%) Legal
14 128 (0.68%) Back Office
15 103 (0.55%) Electronics
16 102 (0.54%) Automotive
17 100 (0.53%) Investment Banking
18 75 (0.40%) Aerospace
19 57 (0.30%) Publishing
20 48 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13,110 (69.65%) Developer
2 6,826 (36.27%) .NET Developer
3 5,039 (26.77%) C# Developer
4 3,318 (17.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 2,929 (15.56%) Software Developer
6 2,436 (12.94%) Senior Developer
7 1,533 (8.14%) Software Engineer
8 1,258 (6.68%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,103 (5.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1,088 (5.78%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,063 (5.65%) C# Software Developer
12 1,019 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
13 1,001 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 972 (5.16%) Junior
15 860 (4.57%) SQL Developer
16 845 (4.49%) Junior Developer
17 828 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
18 741 (3.94%) Analyst
19 734 (3.90%) Architect
20 718 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,117 (43.13%) ASP.NET
2 5,323 (28.28%) HTML
3 4,913 (26.10%) CSS
4 4,243 (22.54%) AngularJS
5 3,811 (20.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3,586 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 3,185 (16.92%) .NET Core
8 3,099 (16.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,543 (13.51%) jQuery
10 2,246 (11.93%) Web Services
11 2,213 (11.76%) React
12 1,683 (8.94%) WCF
13 1,628 (8.65%) REST
14 1,594 (8.47%) Entity Framework
15 1,484 (7.88%) RESTful
16 1,465 (7.78%) HTML5
17 1,349 (7.17%) XML
18 1,138 (6.05%) Node.js
19 1,056 (5.61%) WPF
20 1,020 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,657 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
2 931 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 702 (3.73%) User Experience
4 661 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 657 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 538 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
7 284 (1.51%) Hedge funds
8 278 (1.48%) Algorithms
9 203 (1.08%) Robotics
10 202 (1.07%) Management Information System
11 190 (1.01%) Fixed Income
12 177 (0.94%) Derivative
13 164 (0.87%) Cloud Native
14 153 (0.81%) Client/Server
15 152 (0.81%) Data Structures
16 139 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 136 (0.72%) Equities
18 109 (0.58%) N-Tier
19 104 (0.55%) Virtual Team
20 92 (0.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,900 (10.09%) Windows
2 850 (4.52%) Linux
3 468 (2.49%) Android
4 369 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 322 (1.71%) Windows Server
6 197 (1.05%) Unix
7 89 (0.47%) Windows 10
8 77 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 72 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 68 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 30 (0.16%) CentOS
12 29 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 26 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (0.090%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.074%) Windows Mobile
17 13 (0.069%) VMS
18 7 (0.037%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 6 (0.032%) Mac OS X
20 5 (0.027%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,814 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6,666 (35.42%) MVC
3 3,249 (17.26%) Software Engineering
4 3,218 (17.10%) TDD
5 3,086 (16.40%) Scrum
6 2,679 (14.23%) DevOps
7 1,944 (10.33%) Web Development
8 1,934 (10.28%) Microservices
9 1,825 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
10 1,809 (9.61%) Test Automation
11 1,744 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
12 1,674 (8.89%) SDLC
13 1,600 (8.50%) Computer Science
14 1,511 (8.03%) OO
15 1,483 (7.88%) Unit Testing
16 1,378 (7.32%) BDD
17 1,342 (7.13%) Mentoring
18 1,100 (5.84%) SOLID
19 1,002 (5.32%) Fintech
20 903 (4.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15,618 (82.98%) C#
2 8,148 (43.29%) JavaScript
3 7,797 (41.42%) SQL
4 2,387 (12.68%) Java
5 1,765 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 1,277 (6.78%) VB.NET
7 1,250 (6.64%) Python
8 1,075 (5.71%) TypeScript
9 926 (4.92%) C++
10 802 (4.26%) PowerShell
11 591 (3.14%) PHP
12 562 (2.99%) VB
13 388 (2.06%) C
14 352 (1.87%) Ruby
15 293 (1.56%) VBA
16 230 (1.22%) PL/SQL
17 148 (0.79%) ES6
18 134 (0.71%) VB6
19 129 (0.69%) R
20 126 (0.67%) F#
Qualifications
1 2,607 (13.85%) Degree
2 855 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 281 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 221 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 134 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 126 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 108 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 79 (0.42%) HND
9 65 (0.35%) MCSE
10 63 (0.33%) ISEB
11 52 (0.28%) Master's Degree
12 51 (0.27%) CCNA
12 51 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
12 51 (0.27%) CISSP
13 49 (0.26%) SANS
14 44 (0.23%) MCSD
15 41 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
16 40 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
16 40 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 40 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,030 (5.47%) QA
2 106 (0.56%) GDPR
3 98 (0.52%) SLA
4 36 (0.19%) PMO
5 34 (0.18%) WAI
6 33 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 30 (0.16%) DICOM
8 29 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 17 (0.090%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.085%) PCI DSS
11 10 (0.053%) CRD IV
12 8 (0.043%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 7 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.032%) HIPAA
14 6 (0.032%) IFRS
14 6 (0.032%) IFRS 9
14 6 (0.032%) ISO 13485
15 5 (0.027%) MiFID
16 3 (0.016%) JTAG
16 3 (0.016%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,271 (6.75%) Docker
2 289 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 87 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 30 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 26 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.12%) Firmware
7 22 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
8 19 (0.10%) Varnish
9 18 (0.096%) LXC
10 11 (0.058%) XenApp
11 10 (0.053%) vSphere
12 7 (0.037%) BitLocker
13 6 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.027%) GridGain
15 4 (0.021%) Apache Flume
16 3 (0.016%) HDFS
16 3 (0.016%) Microsoft App-V
17 2 (0.011%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.011%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 744 (3.95%) Kubernetes
2 227 (1.21%) Terraform
3 213 (1.13%) Ansible
4 212 (1.13%) Puppet
5 194 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 72 (0.38%) Kibana
7 44 (0.23%) Grafana
7 44 (0.23%) SCCM
8 41 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
9 38 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
10 31 (0.16%) Nagios
10 31 (0.16%) Tivoli
11 24 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
12 22 (0.12%) Packer
12 22 (0.12%) Rancher
13 21 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
14 19 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
14 19 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.080%) logstash
16 14 (0.074%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5,406 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 1,030 (5.47%) Oracle
3 506 (2.69%) Google
4 342 (1.82%) Xamarin
5 337 (1.79%) SAP
6 283 (1.50%) Sitecore
7 250 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 170 (0.90%) IBM
9 158 (0.84%) Sage
10 101 (0.54%) VMware
11 100 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 69 (0.37%) Pega
12 69 (0.37%) Tableau
13 68 (0.36%) Charles River
14 65 (0.35%) DevExpress
14 65 (0.35%) Nintex
14 65 (0.35%) UiPath
15 54 (0.29%) Blue Prism
16 53 (0.28%) Calypso
16 53 (0.28%) SimCorp