Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 10,116 16,608 21,273
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.26% 14.63% 14.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.49% 37.12% 36.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8,656 14,295 18,617
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £81,250
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 33,180 44,737 58,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 39.41% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 26,745 37,159 48,214
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

.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 12 April 2021.

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 12 April 2021. 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 -4 9,052 £55,000 +10.00% 2,245
UK excluding London -2 6,331 £50,000 +11.11% 1,789
London -5 3,215 £70,000 +7.69% 641
Work from Home -5 2,173 £55,000 +10.00% 547
South East -1 2,172 £52,500 +10.53% 406
North of England -3 1,468 £47,500 +5.56% 551
Midlands +1 999 £45,500 +7.06% 315
South West -11 777 £45,000 - 174
North West -6 753 £50,000 +5.26% 328
Yorkshire -6 568 £44,000 -2.22% 169
West Midlands -1 561 £45,750 +1.67% 182
East Midlands -2 430 £45,000 +8.43% 131
Scotland -7 407 £47,500 +5.56% 93
East of England -13 292 £50,000 - 157
Wales -3 172 £43,500 -3.33% 55
North East +4 147 £41,695 +4.24% 54
Northern Ireland -15 48 £35,000 -12.50% 38

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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 7,933 (78.42%) C#
2 4,698 (46.44%) Azure
3 4,630 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4,595 (45.42%) JavaScript
5 4,023 (39.77%) SQL
6 3,828 (37.84%) .NET Core
7 3,350 (33.12%) SQL Server
8 2,913 (28.80%) ASP.NET
9 2,666 (26.35%) MVC
10 2,486 (24.57%) CSS
11 2,481 (24.53%) DevOps
12 2,449 (24.21%) HTML
13 2,311 (22.84%) Microsoft
14 2,304 (22.78%) AngularJS
15 2,257 (22.31%) Software Engineering
16 2,167 (21.42%) React
17 2,160 (21.35%) .NET Framework
18 1,866 (18.45%) Microservices
19 1,854 (18.33%) Finance
20 1,763 (17.43%) TDD
21 1,751 (17.31%) AWS
22 1,513 (14.96%) Scrum
23 1,325 (13.10%) Docker
24 1,290 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
25 1,159 (11.46%) Git (software)
26 1,146 (11.33%) Web Services
27 1,112 (10.99%) Test Automation
28 1,083 (10.71%) jQuery
29 1,043 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
30 1,014 (10.02%) TypeScript

.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
1 405 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 359 (3.55%) CMS
3 289 (2.86%) IIS
4 189 (1.87%) Umbraco
5 133 (1.31%) Confluence
6 125 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 121 (1.20%) EPiServer
8 98 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
9 88 (0.87%) NServiceBus
10 59 (0.58%) Apache Spark
11 51 (0.50%) Kentico
12 48 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 39 (0.39%) Apache
13 39 (0.39%) WordPress
14 28 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
15 21 (0.21%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.21%) Sitefinity
16 20 (0.20%) Drupal
16 20 (0.20%) nginx
17 14 (0.14%) OnBase
Applications
1 93 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 14 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.099%) Figma
7 9 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.089%) InVision
7 9 (0.089%) Sketch
8 8 (0.079%) Simulink
9 7 (0.069%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.059%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.059%) Revit
10 6 (0.059%) SOLIDWORKS
10 6 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.049%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.030%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.010%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 286 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 39 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 36 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.21%) nopCommerce
4 21 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 19 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 17 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 15 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 12 (0.12%) Magento
9 10 (0.099%) Sage 1000
9 10 (0.099%) Visualfiles
10 7 (0.069%) Maximo
10 7 (0.069%) SAP CRM
11 5 (0.049%) Elite 3E
11 5 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.040%) Bond Adapt
13 3 (0.030%) Adobe Campaign
13 3 (0.030%) Sage 200
13 3 (0.030%) SAP Business One
13 3 (0.030%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4,698 (46.44%) Azure
2 1,751 (17.31%) AWS
3 602 (5.95%) SaaS
4 587 (5.80%) Serverless
5 442 (4.37%) GCP
6 410 (4.05%) PaaS
7 376 (3.72%) Power Platform
8 262 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
9 212 (2.10%) Azure Functions
10 171 (1.69%) IaaS
11 161 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
12 148 (1.46%) PowerApps
13 146 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
14 129 (1.28%) GitHub
15 109 (1.08%) Logic Apps
16 106 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
17 86 (0.85%) Power Automate
18 80 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
19 79 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
20 64 (0.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 139 (1.37%) HTTP
2 105 (1.04%) Skype
3 61 (0.60%) Internet
4 47 (0.46%) DNS
5 32 (0.32%) TCP/IP
6 23 (0.23%) Intranet
7 22 (0.22%) Firewall
7 22 (0.22%) Network Security
8 19 (0.19%) SSH
9 18 (0.18%) WAN
10 15 (0.15%) VPN
11 13 (0.13%) AMQP
11 13 (0.13%) LAN
12 11 (0.11%) FTP
13 10 (0.099%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (0.089%) Wireless
15 8 (0.079%) DHCP
15 8 (0.079%) SMTP
15 8 (0.079%) VLAN
16 7 (0.069%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,350 (33.12%) SQL Server
2 592 (5.85%) NoSQL
3 333 (3.29%) MongoDB
4 332 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 321 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 307 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
7 306 (3.02%) MySQL
8 296 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 236 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
10 214 (2.12%) Redis
11 207 (2.05%) Power BI
12 170 (1.68%) Cosmos DB
13 145 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
14 144 (1.42%) Big Data
15 129 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
16 113 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
17 74 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 73 (0.72%) RDBMS
19 71 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
20 58 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1,159 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 715 (7.07%) Visual Studio
3 392 (3.88%) Selenium
4 368 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 336 (3.32%) TeamCity
6 330 (3.26%) JIRA
7 304 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 264 (2.61%) Jenkins
9 248 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 231 (2.28%) NUnit
11 168 (1.66%) SpecFlow
12 156 (1.54%) GitLab
13 131 (1.29%) Cypress.io
14 108 (1.07%) webpack
15 96 (0.95%) Postman
16 87 (0.86%) Bitbucket
17 68 (0.67%) Moq
18 55 (0.54%) WebDriver
19 47 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 46 (0.45%) JMeter
General
1 1,854 (18.33%) Finance
2 270 (2.67%) Front Office
3 264 (2.61%) Public Sector
4 236 (2.33%) Retail
5 216 (2.14%) Banking
6 215 (2.13%) Games
7 204 (2.02%) Marketing
8 179 (1.77%) Law
9 153 (1.51%) Manufacturing
10 129 (1.28%) Back Office
11 128 (1.27%) Telecoms
12 110 (1.09%) Legal
13 96 (0.95%) Advertising
14 84 (0.83%) Electronics
15 68 (0.67%) Automotive
16 56 (0.55%) Local Government
17 50 (0.49%) Financial Institution
18 47 (0.46%) Publishing
19 45 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
20 36 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 6,924 (68.45%) Developer
2 3,311 (32.73%) .NET Developer
3 2,127 (21.03%) C# Developer
4 1,665 (16.46%) Senior Developer
5 1,563 (15.45%) Software Developer
6 1,254 (12.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 1,147 (11.34%) Software Engineer
8 846 (8.36%) Full Stack Developer
9 794 (7.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 695 (6.87%) .NET Software Developer
11 567 (5.60%) C# Software Developer
12 530 (5.24%) Senior C# Developer
13 438 (4.33%) Architect
14 416 (4.11%) Lead Developer
15 414 (4.09%) Azure Developer
16 396 (3.91%) .NET Software Engineer
17 392 (3.88%) Senior Software Developer
18 386 (3.82%) SQL Developer
19 377 (3.73%) React Developer
20 315 (3.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,828 (37.84%) .NET Core
2 2,913 (28.80%) ASP.NET
3 2,486 (24.57%) CSS
4 2,449 (24.21%) HTML
5 2,304 (22.78%) AngularJS
6 2,167 (21.42%) React
7 2,160 (21.35%) .NET Framework
8 1,290 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,146 (11.33%) Web Services
10 1,083 (10.71%) jQuery
11 1,043 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 976 (9.65%) REST
13 889 (8.79%) Vue.js
14 871 (8.61%) Entity Framework
15 678 (6.70%) HTML5
16 665 (6.57%) Node.js
17 654 (6.47%) RESTful
18 567 (5.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 504 (4.98%) ASP.NET Core
20 478 (4.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 803 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 519 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 507 (5.01%) User Experience
4 377 (3.73%) Mobile App
5 321 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 257 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
7 188 (1.86%) Hedge funds
8 160 (1.58%) N-Tier
9 158 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 148 (1.46%) Derivative
11 145 (1.43%) Cloud Native
12 129 (1.28%) Algorithms
12 129 (1.28%) Equities
13 115 (1.14%) Data Structures
14 111 (1.10%) Virtual Team
15 106 (1.05%) Blog
16 100 (0.99%) Fixed Income
17 84 (0.83%) Management Information System
18 76 (0.75%) Public Cloud
19 75 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 701 (6.93%) Windows
2 401 (3.96%) Linux
3 194 (1.92%) Android
4 175 (1.73%) Windows Server
5 171 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 87 (0.86%) Unix
7 38 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 22 (0.22%) CentOS
10 21 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 19 (0.19%) VMS
12 16 (0.16%) AIX
13 15 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.13%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.12%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.099%) CoreOS
16 10 (0.099%) zOS
17 8 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (0.059%) Debian
18 6 (0.059%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,630 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2,666 (26.35%) MVC
3 2,481 (24.53%) DevOps
4 2,257 (22.31%) Software Engineering
5 1,866 (18.45%) Microservices
6 1,763 (17.43%) TDD
7 1,513 (14.96%) Scrum
8 1,112 (10.99%) Test Automation
9 923 (9.12%) Mentoring
10 856 (8.46%) Web Development
11 833 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
12 821 (8.12%) OO
13 811 (8.02%) Fintech
14 780 (7.71%) SOLID
15 767 (7.58%) SDLC
16 743 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
17 694 (6.86%) Unit Testing
18 624 (6.17%) Computer Science
19 600 (5.93%) BDD
20 450 (4.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 7,933 (78.42%) C#
2 4,595 (45.42%) JavaScript
3 4,023 (39.77%) SQL
4 1,014 (10.02%) TypeScript
5 968 (9.57%) Python
6 845 (8.35%) Java
7 777 (7.68%) T-SQL
8 467 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 408 (4.03%) VB.NET
10 326 (3.22%) C++
11 241 (2.38%) PHP
12 198 (1.96%) VB
13 177 (1.75%) Go
14 113 (1.12%) C
15 105 (1.04%) Bash Shell
16 86 (0.85%) VBA
17 83 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 82 (0.81%) Ruby
19 78 (0.77%) ES6
20 65 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,001 (9.90%) Degree
2 379 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 207 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 164 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 126 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 54 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 45 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 40 (0.40%) HNC
9 31 (0.31%) HND
10 23 (0.23%) ISEB
11 17 (0.17%) CISSP
11 17 (0.17%) PhD
12 16 (0.16%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (0.14%) MCSA
15 13 (0.13%) AWS Certification
15 13 (0.13%) CISA
15 13 (0.13%) MCSE
16 12 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
17 11 (0.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 606 (5.99%) QA
2 44 (0.43%) GRC
3 42 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (0.40%) SLA
5 34 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 23 (0.23%) GDPR
7 21 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.14%) WAI
9 10 (0.099%) COBIT
9 10 (0.099%) PSD2
10 9 (0.089%) NIST
11 5 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
11 5 (0.049%) EMIR
11 5 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.049%) MiFID
12 4 (0.040%) Basel II
12 4 (0.040%) CRD IV
12 4 (0.040%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.040%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.020%) HL7
System Software
1 1,325 (13.10%) Docker
2 109 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 32 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.099%) Firmware
6 9 (0.089%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.040%) NDS
9 4 (0.040%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 3 (0.030%) LXC
10 3 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.030%) vSphere
11 2 (0.020%) Ceph
11 2 (0.020%) HDFS
11 2 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.010%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.010%) KVM
12 1 (0.010%) NFS
12 1 (0.010%) Samba
Systems Management
1 925 (9.14%) Kubernetes
2 407 (4.02%) Terraform
3 122 (1.21%) Ansible
4 90 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
5 73 (0.72%) Puppet
6 54 (0.53%) Grafana
7 48 (0.47%) Prometheus
8 37 (0.37%) MIIS
9 30 (0.30%) Kibana
10 24 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (0.099%) SCCM
11 10 (0.099%) WMI
12 9 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.079%) HP Fortify
13 8 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.079%) Packer
13 8 (0.079%) SCOM
14 7 (0.069%) Istio
15 6 (0.059%) Docker Swarm
15 6 (0.059%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2,311 (22.84%) Microsoft
2 357 (3.53%) Oracle
3 212 (2.10%) Xamarin
4 175 (1.73%) Google
5 171 (1.69%) Sitecore
6 95 (0.94%) Nintex
7 88 (0.87%) SAP
8 81 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
9 66 (0.65%) VMware
10 58 (0.57%) Atlassian
11 56 (0.55%) Databricks
12 52 (0.51%) Red Hat
13 39 (0.39%) IBM
14 35 (0.35%) Adobe
15 28 (0.28%) Telerik
16 27 (0.27%) Splunk
17 26 (0.26%) Charles River
18 23 (0.23%) MuleSoft
19 20 (0.20%) Blue Prism
19 20 (0.20%) DevExpress