Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 22,328 26,752 27,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.81% 15.56% 15.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.40% 38.45% 40.33%
Number of salaries quoted 19,383 23,659 25,543
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
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 59,706 69,572 69,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.60% 40.47% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 48,907 58,411 59,751
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

.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 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for .NET in the UK

.NET
Top 17 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 21 January 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 20,690 £50,000 +11.11% 3,997
UK excluding London 0 13,860 £45,000 +5.88% 3,231
London +1 7,953 £62,500 +8.70% 1,062
South East 0 4,838 £45,000 +4.65% 772
North of England 0 3,386 £45,000 +5.88% 970
North West 0 1,890 £45,000 +5.88% 490
Midlands -1 1,682 £41,250 +3.13% 550
South West -1 1,473 £42,500 - 363
East of England -1 1,347 £47,500 +5.56% 282
Yorkshire +1 1,291 £42,500 - 392
West Midlands -3 920 £42,500 +6.25% 313
East Midlands -3 761 £40,000 - 236
Scotland 0 720 £45,000 +12.50% 166
Wales -1 285 £42,500 +6.25% 94
North East -4 209 £41,500 +3.75% 88
Northern Ireland +1 165 £40,000 +8.84% 36
Channel Islands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 18,574 (83.19%) C#
2 11,037 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10,269 (45.99%) JavaScript
4 10,248 (45.90%) SQL Server
5 10,222 (45.78%) ASP.NET
6 9,278 (41.55%) MVC
7 9,069 (40.62%) SQL
8 7,422 (33.24%) HTML
9 6,678 (29.91%) CSS
10 6,654 (29.80%) Microsoft
11 5,745 (25.73%) AngularJS
12 5,564 (24.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5,536 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
14 4,588 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 4,514 (20.22%) TDD
16 4,359 (19.52%) Finance
17 4,341 (19.44%) .NET Framework
18 3,820 (17.11%) Scrum
19 3,414 (15.29%) Software Engineering
20 3,361 (15.05%) jQuery
21 2,925 (13.10%) Web Services
22 2,733 (12.24%) Java
23 2,638 (11.81%) Git (software)
24 2,521 (11.29%) Degree
25 2,493 (11.17%) .NET Core
26 2,470 (11.06%) Visual Studio
27 2,465 (11.04%) WCF
28 2,463 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
29 2,432 (10.89%) Windows
30 2,248 (10.07%) Amazon AWS

.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 1,007 (4.51%) IIS
1 1,007 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 743 (3.33%) CMS
3 648 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 431 (1.93%) Umbraco
5 351 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
6 269 (1.20%) Confluence
7 231 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 164 (0.73%) EPiServer
9 157 (0.70%) Apache
10 130 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 125 (0.56%) NServiceBus
12 108 (0.48%) Kentico
13 94 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 93 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 83 (0.37%) WebSphere
16 77 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 70 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
18 68 (0.30%) Sitefinity
19 60 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 272 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
2 269 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 147 (0.66%) Chatbot
4 49 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 44 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 40 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 33 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 29 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 29 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 19 (0.085%) AutoCAD
10 16 (0.072%) Mingle
11 11 (0.049%) Maya
12 7 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.031%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.027%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.018%) Autodesk Inventor
14 4 (0.018%) Maple
14 4 (0.018%) Revit
15 3 (0.013%) SPSS
15 3 (0.013%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 675 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 139 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 65 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 44 (0.20%) thinkFolio
5 39 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 33 (0.15%) Magento
7 32 (0.14%) Front Arena
8 23 (0.10%) Actimize
9 19 (0.085%) Eloqua
10 18 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
11 13 (0.058%) Visualfiles
12 11 (0.049%) Infor M3
12 11 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 10 (0.045%) NetSuite
13 10 (0.045%) Oracle Financials
13 10 (0.045%) Shopify
14 9 (0.040%) Movex
14 9 (0.040%) Sage 200
14 9 (0.040%) Scribe Insight
14 9 (0.040%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 5,536 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,248 (10.07%) Amazon AWS
3 823 (3.69%) SaaS
4 376 (1.68%) PaaS
5 303 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 285 (1.28%) Office 365
7 283 (1.27%) Serverless
8 265 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
9 223 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
10 210 (0.94%) GitHub
11 183 (0.82%) npm
12 154 (0.69%) IaaS
13 104 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
14 95 (0.43%) NuGet
15 94 (0.42%) Azure Functions
16 80 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
16 80 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
17 79 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
18 73 (0.33%) Google Play
19 61 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 521 (2.33%) Internet
2 203 (0.91%) Firewall
3 195 (0.87%) HTTP
4 128 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 120 (0.54%) Intranet
6 101 (0.45%) DNS
7 71 (0.32%) Broadband
8 69 (0.31%) Network Security
9 60 (0.27%) SSL
10 55 (0.25%) Hyperconnected
11 35 (0.16%) SAN
12 33 (0.15%) VPN
13 30 (0.13%) SMS
14 26 (0.12%) FTP
15 24 (0.11%) LAN
15 24 (0.11%) Skype
15 24 (0.11%) SMTP
16 23 (0.10%) WAN
17 22 (0.099%) Extranet
17 22 (0.099%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10,248 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 1,433 (6.42%) NoSQL
3 1,389 (6.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,039 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,027 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 893 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 818 (3.66%) MongoDB
8 724 (3.24%) MySQL
9 499 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 493 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 449 (2.01%) Big Data
12 419 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
13 400 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 381 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
15 357 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
16 298 (1.33%) RDBMS
17 292 (1.31%) Power BI
18 252 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
19 218 (0.98%) Redis
20 213 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 2,638 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 2,470 (11.06%) Visual Studio
3 1,833 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 877 (3.93%) TeamCity
5 785 (3.52%) JIRA
6 755 (3.38%) Selenium
7 736 (3.30%) Jenkins
8 735 (3.29%) NUnit
9 687 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 683 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
11 341 (1.53%) SpecFlow
12 337 (1.51%) Subversion
13 252 (1.13%) Cucumber
14 245 (1.10%) gulp
15 227 (1.02%) MSTest
16 202 (0.90%) webpack
17 196 (0.88%) Maven
18 193 (0.86%) Bitbucket
19 185 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 147 (0.66%) Moq
General
1 4,359 (19.52%) Finance
2 1,005 (4.50%) Banking
3 815 (3.65%) Retail
4 771 (3.45%) Marketing
5 659 (2.95%) Games
6 382 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 376 (1.68%) Advertising
8 359 (1.61%) Front Office
9 325 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 245 (1.10%) Back Office
11 211 (0.95%) Investment Banking
12 190 (0.85%) Electronics
13 189 (0.85%) Law
14 170 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 161 (0.72%) Legal
16 103 (0.46%) Automotive
17 80 (0.36%) Publishing
18 50 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
19 47 (0.21%) Retail Finance
20 39 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15,971 (71.53%) Developer
2 9,245 (41.41%) .NET Developer
3 6,622 (29.66%) C# Developer
4 4,549 (20.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,197 (14.32%) Software Developer
6 2,632 (11.79%) Senior Developer
7 1,904 (8.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1,661 (7.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1,474 (6.60%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1,462 (6.55%) Software Engineer
11 1,416 (6.34%) .NET Software Developer
12 1,399 (6.27%) C# Software Developer
13 1,256 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 1,171 (5.24%) SQL Developer
15 1,143 (5.12%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,049 (4.70%) Junior
17 1,041 (4.66%) Architect
18 931 (4.17%) Junior Developer
19 911 (4.08%) Web Developer
20 908 (4.07%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,222 (45.78%) ASP.NET
2 7,422 (33.24%) HTML
3 6,678 (29.91%) CSS
4 5,745 (25.73%) AngularJS
5 5,564 (24.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4,588 (20.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4,341 (19.44%) .NET Framework
8 3,361 (15.05%) jQuery
9 2,925 (13.10%) Web Services
10 2,493 (11.17%) .NET Core
11 2,465 (11.04%) WCF
12 2,242 (10.04%) HTML5
13 2,133 (9.55%) RESTful
14 2,088 (9.35%) Entity Framework
15 2,028 (9.08%) React
16 1,827 (8.18%) XML
17 1,646 (7.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 1,566 (7.01%) REST
19 1,503 (6.73%) WPF
20 1,397 (6.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,212 (9.91%) Greenfield Project
2 1,072 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
3 987 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
4 921 (4.12%) User Experience
5 918 (4.11%) Fintech
6 826 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 595 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
8 294 (1.32%) Algorithms
9 269 (1.20%) Hedge funds
10 227 (1.02%) Fixed Income
11 212 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 200 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 189 (0.85%) Equities
14 188 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 187 (0.84%) Data Centre
16 181 (0.81%) Data Structures
17 171 (0.77%) Tandem
18 169 (0.76%) Derivative
19 145 (0.65%) Social Media
20 128 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2,432 (10.89%) Windows
2 868 (3.89%) Linux
3 619 (2.77%) Android
4 552 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 418 (1.87%) Windows Server
6 235 (1.05%) Unix
7 118 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 74 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 73 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 66 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 41 (0.18%) CentOS
12 41 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 39 (0.17%) Solaris
14 23 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 22 (0.099%) Mac OS
15 22 (0.099%) Mac OS X
16 17 (0.076%) Windows Phone
17 14 (0.063%) Fedora
17 14 (0.063%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,037 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9,278 (41.55%) MVC
3 4,514 (20.22%) TDD
4 3,820 (17.11%) Scrum
5 3,414 (15.29%) Software Engineering
6 2,463 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
7 2,247 (10.06%) OO
8 2,232 (10.00%) Web Development
9 2,067 (9.26%) Test Automation
10 2,062 (9.24%) Problem-Solving
11 2,061 (9.23%) BDD
12 2,053 (9.19%) DevOps
13 2,038 (9.13%) SDLC
14 1,973 (8.84%) Microservices
15 1,645 (7.37%) Unit Testing
16 1,643 (7.36%) Web Application Development
17 1,539 (6.89%) Computer Science
18 1,382 (6.19%) Mentoring
19 1,325 (5.93%) SOLID
20 1,198 (5.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18,574 (83.19%) C#
2 10,269 (45.99%) JavaScript
3 9,069 (40.62%) SQL
4 2,733 (12.24%) Java
5 2,194 (9.83%) T-SQL
6 1,429 (6.40%) VB.NET
7 1,307 (5.85%) Python
8 1,084 (4.85%) C++
9 1,015 (4.55%) PowerShell
10 962 (4.31%) TypeScript
11 726 (3.25%) Ruby
12 707 (3.17%) PHP
13 542 (2.43%) VB
14 376 (1.68%) PL/SQL
15 361 (1.62%) C
16 261 (1.17%) VBA
17 206 (0.92%) Bash Shell
18 200 (0.90%) F#
19 184 (0.82%) Scala
20 162 (0.73%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2,521 (11.29%) Degree
2 728 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 354 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 320 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 211 (0.95%) SC Cleared
6 132 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 102 (0.46%) ISEB
8 86 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 81 (0.36%) CISSP
9 81 (0.36%) MCSE
10 70 (0.31%) PMI Certification
11 56 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 53 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
13 52 (0.23%) PhD
14 44 (0.20%) SAFe Agilist
15 43 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 42 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
16 42 (0.19%) MCP
17 40 (0.18%) DBS Check
18 38 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,112 (4.98%) QA
2 134 (0.60%) GDPR
3 106 (0.47%) SLA
4 79 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 78 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 60 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 35 (0.16%) PMO
9 27 (0.12%) MiFID
10 19 (0.085%) HL7
11 15 (0.067%) DICOM
12 13 (0.058%) ISO 14001
12 13 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 12 (0.054%) ISO 9000
13 12 (0.054%) WAI
14 11 (0.049%) GAMP
15 9 (0.040%) EMIR
16 6 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
16 6 (0.027%) FATCA
17 5 (0.022%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1,048 (4.69%) Docker
2 357 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 184 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 152 (0.68%) Hyper-V
5 73 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (0.16%) Firmware
7 29 (0.13%) vSphere
8 21 (0.094%) Apache Flume
9 17 (0.076%) LXC
10 16 (0.072%) VirtualBox
11 11 (0.049%) VMware Server
11 11 (0.049%) XenApp
12 10 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.036%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.027%) KVM
15 5 (0.022%) HDFS
15 5 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.018%) GridGain
16 4 (0.018%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.018%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 452 (2.02%) Kubernetes
2 345 (1.55%) Ansible
3 276 (1.24%) Puppet
4 227 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 171 (0.77%) Terraform
6 106 (0.47%) Kibana
7 48 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
8 40 (0.18%) Grafana
8 40 (0.18%) logstash
9 31 (0.14%) SCOM
10 29 (0.13%) Graphite
10 29 (0.13%) Salt
10 29 (0.13%) SCCM
11 27 (0.12%) Automic
11 27 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
12 26 (0.12%) Nagios
12 26 (0.12%) Packer
13 25 (0.11%) Mesos
14 22 (0.099%) Consul
14 22 (0.099%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6,654 (29.80%) Microsoft
2 1,389 (6.22%) Oracle
3 629 (2.82%) Xamarin
4 625 (2.80%) Google
5 443 (1.98%) Sitecore
6 416 (1.86%) SAP
7 234 (1.05%) Facebook
8 212 (0.95%) VMware
9 200 (0.90%) IBM
10 161 (0.72%) Telerik
11 147 (0.66%) Tableau
12 140 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
13 101 (0.45%) Atlassian
14 100 (0.45%) Apple
15 90 (0.40%) Red Hat
16 88 (0.39%) DevExpress
17 81 (0.36%) Splunk
17 81 (0.36%) Twitter
18 78 (0.35%) ServiceNow
19 72 (0.32%) Sony