Period
to 24 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 156 266
Rank change year-on-year +99 +110 +451
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 2,235 3,237 2,139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.56% 2.30% 1.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.40% 6.15% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,386 3,138 2,087
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,450
90th Percentile £88,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

.NET Core 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 21,495 52,628 66,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.84% 37.35% 40.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18,126 43,137 55,218
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £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 Core
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET Core.

Salary trend for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Core over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
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 Core within the UK over the 6 months to 24 September 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 +104 2,104 £55,000 - 706
UK excluding London +86 1,346 £50,000 +11.11% 578
London +79 826 £70,000 +7.69% 170
South East +107 496 £55,000 +8.91% 125
Work from Home +80 424 £55,000 +7.84% 135
North of England +79 379 £50,000 +11.11% 212
North West +49 248 £50,000 +11.11% 130
Midlands +69 180 £47,500 +8.57% 98
South West +41 136 £47,500 +5.56% 61
Yorkshire +91 103 £45,000 +5.88% 61
West Midlands +74 101 £47,500 +5.56% 58
East Midlands +41 79 £45,000 +12.50% 39
Scotland +51 75 £47,500 +8.57% 29
East of England +98 67 £47,500 -7.77% 39
North East +35 28 £43,000 +2.38% 21
Northern Ireland +1 8 £30,000 -29.41% 6
Wales +38 7 £40,000 -13.51% 8

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, IT jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 2,233 (99.91%) .NET
2 1,955 (87.47%) C#
3 1,314 (58.79%) Azure
4 1,289 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1,159 (51.86%) JavaScript
6 918 (41.07%) SQL Server
6 918 (41.07%) ASP.NET
7 854 (38.21%) AngularJS
8 813 (36.38%) Microservices
9 810 (36.24%) MVC
10 807 (36.11%) SQL
11 731 (32.71%) .NET Framework
12 693 (31.01%) React
13 679 (30.38%) TDD
14 634 (28.37%) CSS
15 628 (28.10%) HTML
16 608 (27.20%) DevOps
17 592 (26.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 574 (25.68%) Scrum
19 527 (23.58%) Software Engineering
20 520 (23.27%) Microsoft
21 505 (22.60%) AWS
22 493 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
22 493 (22.06%) Finance
23 431 (19.28%) Docker
24 372 (16.64%) Fintech
25 354 (15.84%) Vue.js
26 351 (15.70%) TypeScript
27 349 (15.62%) Git (software)
28 343 (15.35%) Entity Framework

.NET Core
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
1 138 (6.17%) Elasticsearch
2 81 (3.62%) NServiceBus
3 59 (2.64%) CMS
4 39 (1.74%) Confluence
5 35 (1.57%) Umbraco
6 34 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 24 (1.07%) IIS
7 24 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 22 (0.98%) EPiServer
9 18 (0.81%) Kentico
10 16 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (0.72%) Sitefinity
11 11 (0.49%) Headless CMS
12 10 (0.45%) DNN
12 10 (0.45%) Immediacy CMS
13 9 (0.40%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.27%) Ethereum
16 3 (0.13%) Apache
16 3 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (0.81%) Chatbot
2 9 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.089%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.089%) Mingle
4 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.27%) Maximo
4 5 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,314 (58.79%) Azure
2 505 (22.60%) AWS
3 117 (5.23%) SaaS
4 84 (3.76%) GCP
5 73 (3.27%) PaaS
6 72 (3.22%) Serverless
7 64 (2.86%) GitHub
8 62 (2.77%) IaaS
9 52 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (1.39%) Power Platform
11 30 (1.34%) Azure Functions
12 28 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
13 27 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
14 25 (1.12%) OpenShift
15 23 (1.03%) Logic Apps
16 17 (0.76%) Slack
17 15 (0.67%) npm
18 12 (0.54%) CloudBees
18 12 (0.54%) NuGet
19 11 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 96 (4.30%) HTTP
2 72 (3.22%) Skype
3 42 (1.88%) Internet
4 8 (0.36%) AMQP
5 7 (0.31%) RTP
6 6 (0.27%) WEP
7 5 (0.22%) Firewall
8 4 (0.18%) RFID
8 4 (0.18%) SMTP
8 4 (0.18%) SSL
8 4 (0.18%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.13%) DNS
9 3 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.089%) CTI
10 2 (0.089%) Intranet
10 2 (0.089%) VoIP
11 1 (0.045%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.045%) Extranet
11 1 (0.045%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.045%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 918 (41.07%) SQL Server
2 275 (12.30%) NoSQL
3 233 (10.43%) MongoDB
4 129 (5.77%) SQL Server 2019
5 75 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 51 (2.28%) MySQL
7 45 (2.01%) Azure SQL Database
8 42 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (1.83%) Redis
10 38 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
11 34 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
12 31 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 26 (1.16%) Power BI
14 24 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
15 22 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (0.85%) SQL Server 2017
18 18 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 17 (0.76%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 349 (15.62%) Git (software)
2 103 (4.61%) Visual Studio
3 102 (4.56%) Selenium
4 96 (4.30%) TeamCity
5 92 (4.12%) JIRA
6 90 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 79 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 79 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 72 (3.22%) NUnit
9 47 (2.10%) Cypress.io
10 43 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 40 (1.79%) Moq
11 40 (1.79%) SpecFlow
12 28 (1.25%) MSTest
13 22 (0.98%) Bitbucket
14 17 (0.76%) Subversion
15 15 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (0.67%) webpack
16 14 (0.63%) Mocha
17 13 (0.58%) Postman
General
1 493 (22.06%) Finance
2 109 (4.88%) Front Office
3 48 (2.15%) Marketing
4 45 (2.01%) Games
5 44 (1.97%) Public Sector
6 41 (1.83%) Banking
7 33 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.43%) Electronics
9 31 (1.39%) Advertising
10 22 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 17 (0.76%) Retail
12 13 (0.58%) Law
13 12 (0.54%) Publishing
14 10 (0.45%) Back Office
14 10 (0.45%) Legal
15 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.18%) Automotive
17 3 (0.13%) Local Government
17 3 (0.13%) Music Industry
18 2 (0.089%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,679 (75.12%) Developer
2 1,014 (45.37%) .NET Developer
3 608 (27.20%) C# Developer
4 449 (20.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 413 (18.48%) Senior Developer
6 354 (15.84%) Software Developer
7 267 (11.95%) Software Engineer
8 243 (10.87%) Senior .NET Developer
9 217 (9.71%) Full Stack Developer
10 152 (6.80%) .NET Software Developer
11 148 (6.62%) Azure Developer
12 145 (6.49%) .NET Software Engineer
13 116 (5.19%) C# Software Developer
14 113 (5.06%) Lead Developer
15 108 (4.83%) Angular Developer
16 106 (4.74%) Architect
17 103 (4.61%) Senior C# Developer
18 96 (4.30%) React Developer
19 80 (3.58%) Senior Software Developer
20 79 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,233 (99.91%) .NET
2 918 (41.07%) ASP.NET
3 854 (38.21%) AngularJS
4 731 (32.71%) .NET Framework
5 693 (31.01%) React
6 634 (28.37%) CSS
7 628 (28.10%) HTML
8 592 (26.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 493 (22.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 354 (15.84%) Vue.js
11 343 (15.35%) Entity Framework
12 325 (14.54%) REST
13 308 (13.78%) Web Services
14 278 (12.44%) Node.js
15 259 (11.59%) ASP.NET Core
16 229 (10.25%) RESTful
17 209 (9.35%) HTML5
18 189 (8.46%) jQuery
19 135 (6.04%) JSON
20 126 (5.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 325 (14.54%) Greenfield Project
2 84 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (3.53%) Hedge funds
4 77 (3.45%) User Experience
5 75 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 73 (3.27%) Derivative
7 65 (2.91%) Fixed Income
8 62 (2.77%) Equities
9 58 (2.60%) Mobile App
10 50 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
11 48 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
12 45 (2.01%) Cloud Native
13 40 (1.79%) Algorithms
14 20 (0.89%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.63%) NHS
17 12 (0.54%) LIMS
18 11 (0.49%) Private Cloud
18 11 (0.49%) Renewable Energy
18 11 (0.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 152 (6.80%) Windows
2 84 (3.76%) Linux
3 32 (1.43%) Android
4 26 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.22%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.089%) VMS
8 1 (0.045%) CentOS
8 1 (0.045%) Debian
8 1 (0.045%) MVS
8 1 (0.045%) Unix
8 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,289 (57.67%) Agile Software Development
2 813 (36.38%) Microservices
3 810 (36.24%) MVC
4 679 (30.38%) TDD
5 608 (27.20%) DevOps
6 574 (25.68%) Scrum
7 527 (23.58%) Software Engineering
8 372 (16.64%) Fintech
9 316 (14.14%) BDD
10 236 (10.56%) OO
11 228 (10.20%) Test Automation
12 224 (10.02%) Web Development
13 220 (9.84%) Unit Testing
14 216 (9.66%) Mentoring
15 214 (9.57%) SOLID
16 213 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
17 157 (7.02%) Kanban
18 152 (6.80%) SDLC
19 135 (6.04%) Web Application Development
20 123 (5.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1,955 (87.47%) C#
2 1,159 (51.86%) JavaScript
3 807 (36.11%) SQL
4 351 (15.70%) TypeScript
5 130 (5.82%) T-SQL
6 128 (5.73%) Python
7 100 (4.47%) Java
8 98 (4.38%) C++
9 64 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 49 (2.19%) VB.NET
11 29 (1.30%) Ruby
12 26 (1.16%) F#
13 21 (0.94%) Go
14 20 (0.89%) PHP
15 17 (0.76%) C
15 17 (0.76%) ES6
16 15 (0.67%) VB
17 9 (0.40%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.40%) R
17 9 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 228 (10.20%) Degree
2 72 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.40%) MCPD
7 5 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.18%) ISEB
8 4 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.13%) MCSD
10 2 (0.089%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.089%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.045%) CIW
11 1 (0.045%) Linux+ Certification
11 1 (0.045%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.045%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.045%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.83%) QA
2 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.18%) PSD2
4 3 (0.13%) EMIR
4 3 (0.13%) GDPR
4 3 (0.13%) MiFID
5 1 (0.045%) SLA
System Software
1 431 (19.28%) Docker
2 5 (0.22%) LXC
3 4 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.18%) Gluster
3 4 (0.18%) GlusterFS
4 2 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 277 (12.39%) Kubernetes
2 58 (2.60%) Terraform
3 11 (0.49%) Ansible
3 11 (0.49%) Kibana
4 7 (0.31%) MIIS
5 6 (0.27%) Puppet
6 5 (0.22%) Grafana
6 5 (0.22%) logstash
7 3 (0.13%) Rancher
8 2 (0.089%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.045%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.045%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.045%) Nagios
9 1 (0.045%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.045%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.045%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.045%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.045%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 520 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 52 (2.33%) Google
3 50 (2.24%) Xamarin
4 44 (1.97%) Oracle
5 35 (1.57%) Sitecore
6 31 (1.39%) SAP
7 27 (1.21%) VMware
8 13 (0.58%) IBM
9 12 (0.54%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.45%) Alterian
11 9 (0.40%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.36%) Cadence
13 7 (0.31%) Tableau
13 7 (0.31%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.27%) Apple
14 6 (0.27%) Telerik
15 5 (0.22%) Dynatrace
15 5 (0.22%) JD Edwards
16 4 (0.18%) Databricks
16 4 (0.18%) MuleSoft