Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 170 352
Rank change year-on-year +100 +182 +399
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 3,189 3,031 1,650
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.03% 2.07% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.07% 5.44% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,181 3,029 1,650
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

.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 31,662 55,763 71,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.99% 38.04% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26,105 45,906 59,917
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Top 19 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 3 July 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 +102 2,995 £55,000 - 552
UK excluding London +99 1,752 £50,000 +11.11% 456
London +108 1,338 £65,000 -3.70% 137
South East +77 601 £52,500 +5.00% 118
North of England +129 563 £45,000 +2.27% 134
Work from Home +78 402 £52,500 -4.55% 100
North West +94 337 £50,000 +17.65% 77
Yorkshire +150 202 £40,000 -11.11% 38
Midlands +78 200 £50,000 +11.11% 78
South West +16 176 £47,500 +5.56% 41
West Midlands +74 118 £50,000 +5.26% 36
East of England +98 104 £50,000 -5.66% 43
Scotland +56 82 £47,500 +18.75% 27
East Midlands +42 80 £40,000 -5.88% 42
North East +31 24 £42,500 +1.19% 19
Wales +7 19 £35,000 -2.78% 13
Northern Ireland +8 9 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Isle of Man +4 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3,184 (99.84%) .NET
2 2,841 (89.09%) C#
3 1,974 (61.90%) Azure
4 1,969 (61.74%) Agile Software Development
5 1,749 (54.84%) JavaScript
6 1,434 (44.97%) AngularJS
7 1,402 (43.96%) SQL Server
8 1,399 (43.87%) ASP.NET
9 1,302 (40.83%) MVC
10 1,131 (35.47%) TDD
11 1,126 (35.31%) Microservices
12 1,123 (35.21%) SQL
13 1,102 (34.56%) .NET Framework
14 1,075 (33.71%) React
15 1,016 (31.86%) Scrum
16 1,012 (31.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 954 (29.92%) AWS
18 848 (26.59%) CSS
19 831 (26.06%) ASP.NET MVC
20 828 (25.96%) HTML
21 826 (25.90%) Microsoft
22 675 (21.17%) DevOps
23 673 (21.10%) Software Engineering
24 670 (21.01%) Finance
25 662 (20.76%) TypeScript
26 625 (19.60%) Entity Framework
27 610 (19.13%) BDD
27 610 (19.13%) Vue.js
28 572 (17.94%) Node.js
29 549 (17.22%) Greenfield Project

.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
1 385 (12.07%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (2.32%) IIS
3 72 (2.26%) Umbraco
4 71 (2.23%) CMS
5 56 (1.76%) Confluence
6 42 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 32 (1.00%) SharePoint
8 27 (0.85%) EPiServer
9 26 (0.82%) Kentico
10 24 (0.75%) Sitefinity
11 22 (0.69%) DNN
11 22 (0.69%) Immediacy CMS
12 20 (0.63%) NServiceBus
13 19 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.38%) Apache Spark
15 7 (0.22%) Apache
15 7 (0.22%) Ethereum
15 7 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.19%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 20 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.41%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.063%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 20 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (0.22%) NetSuite
5 6 (0.19%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1,974 (61.90%) Azure
2 954 (29.92%) AWS
3 202 (6.33%) SaaS
4 159 (4.99%) Serverless
5 92 (2.88%) GCP
6 83 (2.60%) PaaS
7 64 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
8 50 (1.57%) Azure Functions
9 44 (1.38%) Power Platform
10 41 (1.29%) GitHub
11 31 (0.97%) IaaS
12 30 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
13 24 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
14 23 (0.72%) OpenShift
15 21 (0.66%) Logic Apps
16 20 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.47%) CloudBees
18 13 (0.41%) NuGet
19 11 (0.34%) npm
20 10 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.41%) Internet
2 62 (1.94%) HTTP
3 17 (0.53%) Skype
4 11 (0.34%) Intranet
5 10 (0.31%) RTP
6 9 (0.28%) Broadband
7 8 (0.25%) FTP
8 5 (0.16%) CTI
8 5 (0.16%) MQTT
8 5 (0.16%) SMTP
8 5 (0.16%) VoIP
9 4 (0.13%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.094%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.094%) RFID
11 2 (0.063%) DNS
11 2 (0.063%) SSL
12 1 (0.031%) Firewall
12 1 (0.031%) IPFS
12 1 (0.031%) VPN
12 1 (0.031%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,402 (43.96%) SQL Server
2 473 (14.83%) MongoDB
3 361 (11.32%) SQL Server 2019
4 274 (8.59%) NoSQL
5 146 (4.58%) MySQL
6 116 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 105 (3.29%) Azure SQL Database
8 104 (3.26%) Redis
9 67 (2.10%) Cosmos DB
10 61 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 56 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 55 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
13 52 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 50 (1.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 43 (1.35%) Power BI
16 41 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 34 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
18 29 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 24 (0.75%) SQL Server 2017
20 23 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 441 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 170 (5.33%) Visual Studio
3 143 (4.48%) TeamCity
4 142 (4.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 136 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 130 (4.08%) NUnit
7 118 (3.70%) Selenium
8 115 (3.61%) Jenkins
9 113 (3.54%) JIRA
10 78 (2.45%) SpecFlow
11 75 (2.35%) Moq
12 60 (1.88%) webpack
13 45 (1.41%) MSBuild
14 40 (1.25%) Cypress.io
14 40 (1.25%) MSTest
14 40 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
15 38 (1.19%) gulp
16 37 (1.16%) Jasmine
17 26 (0.82%) Bitbucket
18 24 (0.75%) git-flow
General
1 670 (21.01%) Finance
2 143 (4.48%) Games
3 128 (4.01%) Front Office
4 111 (3.48%) Banking
5 86 (2.70%) Marketing
6 79 (2.48%) Retail
7 54 (1.69%) Public Sector
8 42 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.19%) Advertising
9 38 (1.19%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.10%) Electronics
11 21 (0.66%) Law
12 19 (0.60%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.56%) Legal
14 16 (0.50%) Back Office
15 14 (0.44%) Automotive
16 7 (0.22%) Music Industry
16 7 (0.22%) Publishing
17 6 (0.19%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,572 (80.65%) Developer
2 1,661 (52.09%) .NET Developer
3 952 (29.85%) C# Developer
4 679 (21.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 574 (18.00%) Senior Developer
6 495 (15.52%) Software Developer
7 356 (11.16%) Senior .NET Developer
8 313 (9.81%) Software Engineer
9 284 (8.91%) Full Stack Developer
10 225 (7.06%) Azure Developer
11 214 (6.71%) .NET Software Developer
12 162 (5.08%) Junior
13 161 (5.05%) .NET Software Engineer
14 153 (4.80%) Junior Developer
15 152 (4.77%) C# Software Developer
16 151 (4.74%) Lead Developer
17 146 (4.58%) React Developer
18 134 (4.20%) Angular Developer
19 126 (3.95%) Senior C# Developer
20 107 (3.36%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,184 (99.84%) .NET
2 1,434 (44.97%) AngularJS
3 1,399 (43.87%) ASP.NET
4 1,102 (34.56%) .NET Framework
5 1,075 (33.71%) React
6 1,012 (31.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 848 (26.59%) CSS
8 831 (26.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 828 (25.96%) HTML
10 625 (19.60%) Entity Framework
11 610 (19.13%) Vue.js
12 572 (17.94%) Node.js
13 421 (13.20%) Web Services
14 390 (12.23%) REST
15 302 (9.47%) RESTful
16 266 (8.34%) HTML5
17 261 (8.18%) jQuery
18 165 (5.17%) WPF
19 155 (4.86%) ASP.NET Core
20 138 (4.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 549 (17.22%) Greenfield Project
2 131 (4.11%) User Experience
3 104 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 85 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 76 (2.38%) Cloud Native
6 73 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 72 (2.26%) Hedge funds
8 71 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
9 61 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 52 (1.63%) Equities
11 51 (1.60%) Derivative
12 44 (1.38%) Fixed Income
13 43 (1.35%) Algorithms
14 35 (1.10%) Tandem
15 20 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
16 17 (0.53%) Public Cloud
17 15 (0.47%) Virtual Team
18 14 (0.44%) Client/Server
18 14 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
19 12 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 204 (6.40%) Windows
2 110 (3.45%) Linux
3 49 (1.54%) Android
4 43 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 19 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 13 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (0.28%) VMS
8 4 (0.13%) Debian
9 3 (0.094%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.063%) Unix
11 1 (0.031%) CentOS
11 1 (0.031%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.031%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,969 (61.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1,302 (40.83%) MVC
3 1,131 (35.47%) TDD
4 1,126 (35.31%) Microservices
5 1,016 (31.86%) Scrum
6 675 (21.17%) DevOps
7 673 (21.10%) Software Engineering
8 610 (19.13%) BDD
9 467 (14.64%) Kanban
10 415 (13.01%) Fintech
11 342 (10.72%) Web Application Development
12 325 (10.19%) Test Automation
13 302 (9.47%) SOLID
14 292 (9.16%) Unit Testing
15 280 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
16 275 (8.62%) OO
17 242 (7.59%) Web Development
18 219 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
18 219 (6.87%) SDLC
19 204 (6.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,841 (89.09%) C#
2 1,749 (54.84%) JavaScript
3 1,123 (35.21%) SQL
4 662 (20.76%) TypeScript
5 222 (6.96%) T-SQL
6 148 (4.64%) Python
7 112 (3.51%) Java
8 103 (3.23%) C++
9 98 (3.07%) F#
10 78 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 64 (2.01%) VB.NET
12 51 (1.60%) C
13 40 (1.25%) Ruby
14 37 (1.16%) ES6
15 28 (0.88%) PHP
16 21 (0.66%) Go
17 11 (0.34%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.31%) Kotlin
18 10 (0.31%) R
19 8 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 314 (9.85%) Degree
2 93 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 53 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.31%) MCPD
7 8 (0.25%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.16%) MCSD
9 5 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.094%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.094%) MBCS
10 3 (0.094%) SANS
11 2 (0.063%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.031%) Linux+ Certification
12 1 (0.031%) MCAD
12 1 (0.031%) PhD
12 1 (0.031%) RHCSA
12 1 (0.031%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (5.61%) QA
2 8 (0.25%) GDPR
3 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.094%) COBIT
5 3 (0.094%) NIST
5 3 (0.094%) SLA
6 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.063%) PMO
System Software
1 520 (16.31%) Docker
2 14 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.16%) LXC
4 2 (0.063%) Gluster
4 2 (0.063%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.031%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 336 (10.54%) Kubernetes
2 54 (1.69%) Terraform
3 37 (1.16%) Kibana
4 19 (0.60%) Grafana
5 15 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.22%) Ansible
7 6 (0.19%) MIIS
8 4 (0.13%) Nagios
8 4 (0.13%) Packer
8 4 (0.13%) Puppet
8 4 (0.13%) Rancher
9 3 (0.094%) logstash
10 2 (0.063%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 2 (0.063%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.031%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.031%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.031%) Mesos
11 1 (0.031%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 826 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 117 (3.67%) Xamarin
3 80 (2.51%) Google
4 75 (2.35%) Oracle
5 54 (1.69%) Sitecore
6 45 (1.41%) SAP
7 43 (1.35%) IBM
8 25 (0.78%) Tableau
9 23 (0.72%) Atlassian
10 22 (0.69%) Alterian
11 19 (0.60%) TIBCO
12 13 (0.41%) Dynatrace
12 13 (0.41%) VMware
13 11 (0.34%) Apple
13 11 (0.34%) Solace
14 10 (0.31%) DevExpress
14 10 (0.31%) Facebook
15 9 (0.28%) New Relic
15 9 (0.28%) YouTube
16 7 (0.22%) JD Edwards