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

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 20,383 27,109 27,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.03% 15.72% 16.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.42% 38.81% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 17,606 23,949 24,659
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,988 £29,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 55,971 69,846 68,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.54% 40.51% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45,796 58,454 58,406
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 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
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 24 May 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 May 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 18,745 £50,000 +5.26% 2,883
UK excluding London 0 12,957 £45,000 +5.88% 2,354
London -2 6,997 £65,000 +8.33% 729
South East 0 4,442 £45,000 - 575
North of England 0 2,972 £44,000 +3.53% 698
Midlands -2 1,689 £42,500 - 429
South West -1 1,582 £42,500 - 254
North West -1 1,544 £45,000 +5.88% 371
Yorkshire 0 1,199 £42,500 - 274
East of England -5 1,030 £47,500 +3.26% 203
West Midlands -2 1,000 £43,000 +1.18% 226
Scotland -2 776 £45,000 +5.88% 100
East Midlands -2 687 £40,000 -3.61% 203
Wales +3 284 £42,000 +5.00% 54
North East -1 231 £42,500 - 53
Northern Ireland +4 190 £41,500 +16.08% 44
Isle of Man +1 8 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Channel Islands +6 6 £52,500 -25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 16,891 (82.87%) C#
2 9,770 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9,283 (45.54%) JavaScript
4 9,276 (45.51%) ASP.NET
5 8,685 (42.61%) SQL Server
6 8,616 (42.27%) SQL
7 8,018 (39.34%) MVC
8 6,310 (30.96%) HTML
9 5,991 (29.39%) Microsoft
10 5,835 (28.63%) CSS
11 5,542 (27.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 4,911 (24.09%) AngularJS
13 4,717 (23.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4,026 (19.75%) .NET Framework
15 3,810 (18.69%) Finance
16 3,796 (18.62%) TDD
17 3,757 (18.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 3,617 (17.75%) Software Engineering
19 3,333 (16.35%) Scrum
20 2,949 (14.47%) jQuery
21 2,823 (13.85%) .NET Core
22 2,705 (13.27%) Degree
23 2,638 (12.94%) Java
24 2,589 (12.70%) Web Services
25 2,581 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
26 2,517 (12.35%) DevOps
27 2,483 (12.18%) Git (software)
28 2,239 (10.98%) React
29 2,161 (10.60%) Windows
30 2,095 (10.28%) 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
1 918 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 790 (3.88%) IIS
3 530 (2.60%) CMS
4 438 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 389 (1.91%) Umbraco
6 345 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
7 256 (1.26%) Confluence
8 165 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 142 (0.70%) Apache
10 120 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
11 97 (0.48%) EPiServer
12 95 (0.47%) NServiceBus
13 86 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 83 (0.41%) Kentico
15 72 (0.35%) WordPress
16 65 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 65 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
17 61 (0.30%) WebSphere
18 60 (0.29%) Drupal
19 54 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 291 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 218 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 124 (0.61%) Chatbot
4 54 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
7 19 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 16 (0.078%) AutoCAD
9 13 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.059%) Sketch
11 11 (0.054%) Maple
11 11 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 7 (0.034%) InfoPath
14 6 (0.029%) GIMP
14 6 (0.029%) Mingle
15 5 (0.025%) EngageOne
15 5 (0.025%) Fireworks
15 5 (0.025%) HipChat
15 5 (0.025%) InVision
Business Applications
1 611 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 143 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 58 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 45 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 44 (0.22%) Front Arena
5 44 (0.22%) thinkFolio
6 33 (0.16%) Magento
7 20 (0.098%) Payment Gateway
8 16 (0.078%) Distributed Ledger
8 16 (0.078%) Sage CRM
9 15 (0.074%) NetSuite
10 10 (0.049%) nopCommerce
11 8 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 8 (0.039%) Shopify
12 7 (0.034%) Carpe Diem
12 7 (0.034%) Oracle Financials
12 7 (0.034%) SAP CO
12 7 (0.034%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.034%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.034%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5,542 (27.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,581 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
3 835 (4.10%) SaaS
4 392 (1.92%) Serverless
5 372 (1.83%) PaaS
6 367 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 332 (1.63%) Power Platform
8 274 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
9 255 (1.25%) GitHub
10 254 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 249 (1.22%) Office 365
12 184 (0.90%) npm
13 144 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
14 140 (0.69%) IaaS
15 120 (0.59%) Azure Functions
16 117 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
17 99 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
18 93 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
19 84 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
20 78 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 369 (1.81%) Internet
2 151 (0.74%) HTTP
3 126 (0.62%) Broadband
4 121 (0.59%) Firewall
5 108 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 92 (0.45%) DNS
7 65 (0.32%) Intranet
8 47 (0.23%) SMTP
9 46 (0.23%) Network Security
10 44 (0.22%) LAN
10 44 (0.22%) WAN
11 38 (0.19%) SSL
12 31 (0.15%) Wireless
13 25 (0.12%) FTP
14 23 (0.11%) DHCP
14 23 (0.11%) RIP
15 21 (0.10%) Hyperconnected
16 20 (0.098%) Ethernet
17 19 (0.093%) VPN
18 18 (0.088%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,685 (42.61%) SQL Server
2 1,192 (5.85%) NoSQL
3 962 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 934 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 926 (4.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 886 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
7 649 (3.18%) MySQL
8 634 (3.11%) MongoDB
9 455 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 386 (1.89%) Big Data
11 383 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
12 340 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 334 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
14 328 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 295 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
16 282 (1.38%) Power BI
17 248 (1.22%) RDBMS
18 234 (1.15%) Redis
19 204 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
20 199 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2,483 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 2,056 (10.09%) Visual Studio
3 1,597 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 802 (3.93%) JIRA
5 741 (3.64%) TeamCity
6 694 (3.40%) Selenium
7 635 (3.12%) Jenkins
8 597 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
9 578 (2.84%) NUnit
10 520 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 339 (1.66%) SpecFlow
12 312 (1.53%) Subversion
13 223 (1.09%) Cucumber
14 195 (0.96%) Bitbucket
15 193 (0.95%) webpack
16 186 (0.91%) gulp
17 178 (0.87%) MSTest
18 168 (0.82%) Moq
19 143 (0.70%) WebDriver
20 136 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3,810 (18.69%) Finance
2 1,002 (4.92%) Banking
3 766 (3.76%) Retail
4 701 (3.44%) Marketing
5 543 (2.66%) Games
6 338 (1.66%) Telecoms
7 323 (1.58%) Front Office
8 313 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 271 (1.33%) Advertising
10 196 (0.96%) Financial Institution
11 171 (0.84%) Law
12 169 (0.83%) Back Office
13 160 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 143 (0.70%) Legal
15 131 (0.64%) Electronics
16 69 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 61 (0.30%) Automotive
18 57 (0.28%) Aerospace
19 46 (0.23%) Publishing
20 41 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14,079 (69.07%) Developer
2 7,951 (39.01%) .NET Developer
3 5,880 (28.85%) C# Developer
4 4,010 (19.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,154 (15.47%) Software Developer
6 2,452 (12.03%) Senior Developer
7 1,581 (7.76%) Software Engineer
8 1,515 (7.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1,332 (6.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1,324 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1,309 (6.42%) .NET Software Developer
12 1,272 (6.24%) C# Software Developer
13 1,069 (5.24%) Full Stack Developer
14 1,015 (4.98%) SQL Developer
15 1,014 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 1,002 (4.92%) Junior
17 967 (4.74%) Architect
18 892 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
19 882 (4.33%) Junior Developer
20 774 (3.80%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,276 (45.51%) ASP.NET
2 6,310 (30.96%) HTML
3 5,835 (28.63%) CSS
4 4,911 (24.09%) AngularJS
5 4,717 (23.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4,026 (19.75%) .NET Framework
7 3,757 (18.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2,949 (14.47%) jQuery
9 2,823 (13.85%) .NET Core
10 2,589 (12.70%) Web Services
11 2,239 (10.98%) React
12 2,027 (9.94%) WCF
13 1,907 (9.36%) Entity Framework
14 1,806 (8.86%) RESTful
15 1,772 (8.69%) HTML5
16 1,722 (8.45%) XML
17 1,554 (7.62%) REST
18 1,258 (6.17%) WPF
19 1,220 (5.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 1,207 (5.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,925 (9.44%) Greenfield Project
2 1,060 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1,036 (5.08%) Fintech
4 853 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
5 754 (3.70%) User Experience
6 655 (3.21%) Mobile App
7 488 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
8 334 (1.64%) Hedge funds
9 307 (1.51%) Algorithms
10 240 (1.18%) Fixed Income
11 232 (1.14%) Derivative
12 211 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 205 (1.01%) Equities
14 176 (0.86%) Robotics
15 158 (0.78%) Data Structures
16 151 (0.74%) Client/Server
17 149 (0.73%) Management Information System
18 136 (0.67%) N-Tier
19 125 (0.61%) Cloud Native
20 120 (0.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2,161 (10.60%) Windows
2 922 (4.52%) Linux
3 535 (2.62%) Android
4 415 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 386 (1.89%) Windows Server
6 158 (0.78%) Unix
7 64 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 58 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 36 (0.18%) CentOS
13 32 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 25 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 23 (0.11%) Windows 8
16 16 (0.078%) Fedora
16 16 (0.078%) SUSE
16 16 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
17 14 (0.069%) Windows Phone
18 12 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,770 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 8,018 (39.34%) MVC
3 3,796 (18.62%) TDD
4 3,617 (17.75%) Software Engineering
5 3,333 (16.35%) Scrum
6 2,517 (12.35%) DevOps
7 2,095 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
8 1,995 (9.79%) SDLC
9 1,984 (9.73%) Web Development
10 1,956 (9.60%) OO
11 1,944 (9.54%) Microservices
12 1,885 (9.25%) Test Automation
13 1,797 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
14 1,695 (8.32%) Unit Testing
15 1,665 (8.17%) BDD
16 1,497 (7.34%) Computer Science
17 1,408 (6.91%) Mentoring
18 1,217 (5.97%) SOLID
19 1,065 (5.22%) Web Application Development
20 1,011 (4.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16,891 (82.87%) C#
2 9,283 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 8,616 (42.27%) SQL
4 2,638 (12.94%) Java
5 1,900 (9.32%) T-SQL
6 1,258 (6.17%) VB.NET
7 1,248 (6.12%) Python
8 1,090 (5.35%) C++
9 1,057 (5.19%) TypeScript
10 800 (3.92%) PowerShell
11 639 (3.13%) PHP
12 487 (2.39%) VB
13 469 (2.30%) Ruby
14 442 (2.17%) C
15 287 (1.41%) PL/SQL
16 273 (1.34%) VBA
17 192 (0.94%) ES6
18 171 (0.84%) VB6
19 170 (0.83%) Scala
20 152 (0.75%) F#
Qualifications
1 2,705 (13.27%) Degree
2 700 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 396 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 322 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 262 (1.29%) SC Cleared
6 120 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 105 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
8 90 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 86 (0.42%) HND
10 67 (0.33%) PhD
11 65 (0.32%) ISEB
12 51 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 49 (0.24%) DV Cleared
14 45 (0.22%) MCSE
15 38 (0.19%) AWS Certification
16 37 (0.18%) MCSD
17 36 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
18 33 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
19 31 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 28 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,035 (5.08%) QA
2 141 (0.69%) GDPR
3 99 (0.49%) SLA
4 47 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 38 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.18%) WAI
7 31 (0.15%) PMO
8 27 (0.13%) DICOM
9 24 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 18 (0.088%) ISO 9001
11 14 (0.069%) HL7
12 13 (0.064%) MiFID
13 10 (0.049%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 10 (0.049%) GAMP
13 10 (0.049%) IFRS
13 10 (0.049%) IFRS 9
14 7 (0.034%) CRD IV
15 6 (0.029%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.029%) ISO 9000
15 6 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,234 (6.05%) Docker
2 319 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 120 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (0.12%) Firmware
7 23 (0.11%) XenApp
8 18 (0.088%) vSphere
9 16 (0.078%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.078%) LXC
10 13 (0.064%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 8 (0.039%) Varnish
12 7 (0.034%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.025%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.025%) GridGain
15 4 (0.020%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.020%) VMware NSX
16 3 (0.015%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 675 (3.31%) Kubernetes
2 312 (1.53%) Ansible
3 269 (1.32%) Terraform
4 256 (1.26%) Puppet
5 212 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 90 (0.44%) Kibana
7 41 (0.20%) Grafana
8 39 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
9 38 (0.19%) SCCM
10 34 (0.17%) Packer
11 33 (0.16%) logstash
12 31 (0.15%) Nagios
13 29 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
14 28 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
14 28 (0.14%) SCOM
15 24 (0.12%) Rancher
16 22 (0.11%) Control-M
17 21 (0.10%) CA Service Virtualization
18 17 (0.083%) Mesos
18 17 (0.083%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5,991 (29.39%) Microsoft
2 1,199 (5.88%) Oracle
3 530 (2.60%) Google
4 497 (2.44%) Xamarin
5 352 (1.73%) Sitecore
6 331 (1.62%) SAP
7 175 (0.86%) IBM
8 163 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
9 143 (0.70%) VMware
10 110 (0.54%) Facebook
11 108 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 96 (0.47%) DevExpress
13 92 (0.45%) Tableau
14 78 (0.38%) Nintex
15 75 (0.37%) Blue Prism
16 66 (0.32%) Adobe
17 61 (0.30%) Red Hat
18 59 (0.29%) Charles River
18 59 (0.29%) Pega
19 57 (0.28%) Cisco