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

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 84 195 454
Rank change year-on-year +111 +259 +468
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 4,265 2,643 1,183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.66% 1.78% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.31% 4.54% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4,157 2,612 1,174
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

.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 45,828 58,274 72,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.30% 39.31% 40.72%
Number of salaries quoted 37,680 47,793 61,019
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

.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 April 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 April 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 +117 3,942 £52,500 - 692
UK excluding London +116 2,507 £47,500 +5.56% 505
London +114 1,651 £65,000 -3.70% 240
South East +94 861 £50,000 - 130
North of England +125 784 £45,000 - 168
North West +80 445 £50,000 +11.11% 85
Work from Home +67 403 £52,500 - 79
Yorkshire +150 304 £42,500 -5.56% 62
Midlands +105 279 £45,000 +5.88% 67
South West +58 244 £47,500 +5.56% 47
Scotland +92 163 £45,000 +10.43% 26
West Midlands +94 150 £50,000 +11.11% 31
East Midlands +66 128 £40,000 +6.67% 36
East of England +87 125 £55,000 +4.76% 40
Wales -10 37 £45,000 +25.00% 22
North East +26 35 £42,500 +9.68% 21
Northern Ireland -4 17 £40,000 -3.61% 4
Channel Islands - 1 £67,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 3 April 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 4,257 (99.81%) .NET
2 3,867 (90.67%) C#
3 2,515 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
4 2,498 (58.57%) Azure
5 2,208 (51.77%) JavaScript
6 1,969 (46.17%) ASP.NET
7 1,922 (45.06%) MVC
8 1,890 (44.31%) SQL Server
9 1,853 (43.45%) AngularJS
10 1,498 (35.12%) SQL
11 1,412 (33.11%) TDD
12 1,359 (31.86%) Microservices
13 1,351 (31.68%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1,332 (31.23%) .NET Framework
15 1,253 (29.38%) Scrum
16 1,234 (28.93%) React
17 1,227 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 1,150 (26.96%) AWS
19 1,082 (25.37%) CSS
20 1,065 (24.97%) Microsoft
21 1,064 (24.95%) HTML
22 882 (20.68%) DevOps
23 867 (20.33%) Software Engineering
24 798 (18.71%) Finance
25 791 (18.55%) Entity Framework
26 735 (17.23%) BDD
27 707 (16.58%) Greenfield Project
28 699 (16.39%) TypeScript
29 654 (15.33%) Node.js
30 635 (14.89%) Vue.js

.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
1 426 (9.99%) Elasticsearch
2 101 (2.37%) IIS
3 88 (2.06%) Umbraco
4 72 (1.69%) CMS
5 61 (1.43%) Confluence
6 30 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 27 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 26 (0.61%) EPiServer
9 18 (0.42%) Kentico
10 17 (0.40%) Sitefinity
11 16 (0.38%) DNN
11 16 (0.38%) Immediacy CMS
12 15 (0.35%) NServiceBus
13 11 (0.26%) Apache Spark
14 8 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.14%) TPMS
15 6 (0.14%) WebSphere
16 5 (0.12%) Apache
17 4 (0.094%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 21 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.45%) Chatbot
3 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.023%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.023%) InDesign
4 1 (0.023%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.023%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 44 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
3 6 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.094%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.070%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.047%) Maximo
6 2 (0.047%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 2,498 (58.57%) Azure
2 1,150 (26.96%) AWS
3 272 (6.38%) SaaS
4 232 (5.44%) Serverless
5 108 (2.53%) PaaS
6 103 (2.42%) GCP
7 68 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 63 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
9 57 (1.34%) Azure Functions
10 50 (1.17%) GitHub
11 40 (0.94%) IaaS
12 38 (0.89%) Power Platform
13 27 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
14 25 (0.59%) OpenShift
15 22 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
16 21 (0.49%) Amazon S3
17 20 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
18 18 (0.42%) Office 365
19 17 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
19 17 (0.40%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.06%) Internet
2 65 (1.52%) HTTP
3 14 (0.33%) RTP
4 13 (0.30%) Broadband
4 13 (0.30%) Intranet
5 9 (0.21%) FTP
6 7 (0.16%) Firewall
7 6 (0.14%) DNS
7 6 (0.14%) Skype
8 5 (0.12%) DAB
8 5 (0.12%) IPFS
8 5 (0.12%) MQTT
9 4 (0.094%) SMTP
9 4 (0.094%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.094%) VoIP
10 3 (0.070%) CTI
11 2 (0.047%) DHCP
11 2 (0.047%) RFID
11 2 (0.047%) RIP
11 2 (0.047%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,890 (44.31%) SQL Server
2 541 (12.68%) MongoDB
3 409 (9.59%) NoSQL
4 369 (8.65%) SQL Server 2019
5 237 (5.56%) MySQL
6 181 (4.24%) Redis
7 154 (3.61%) Relational Database
8 145 (3.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 116 (2.72%) Cosmos DB
10 90 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 84 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 77 (1.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 75 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 53 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 44 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
16 42 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 38 (0.89%) Power BI
18 37 (0.87%) RDBMS
19 34 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
20 31 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 540 (12.66%) Git (software)
2 240 (5.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 233 (5.46%) Visual Studio
4 205 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 194 (4.55%) TeamCity
6 144 (3.38%) NUnit
7 136 (3.19%) JIRA
8 120 (2.81%) Selenium
9 103 (2.42%) Jenkins
10 74 (1.74%) Moq
11 72 (1.69%) SpecFlow
12 66 (1.55%) webpack
13 62 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
14 59 (1.38%) MSBuild
15 53 (1.24%) Jasmine
16 45 (1.06%) gulp
17 34 (0.80%) Bitbucket
18 32 (0.75%) MSTest
19 31 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
20 30 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 798 (18.71%) Finance
2 185 (4.34%) Games
3 145 (3.40%) Retail
4 142 (3.33%) Banking
5 120 (2.81%) Marketing
6 118 (2.77%) Front Office
7 75 (1.76%) Public Sector
8 56 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 51 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 46 (1.08%) Advertising
11 38 (0.89%) Electronics
11 38 (0.89%) Law
12 32 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 32 (0.75%) Legal
13 31 (0.73%) Automotive
14 21 (0.49%) Back Office
15 8 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.16%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.14%) Publishing
18 4 (0.094%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3,503 (82.13%) Developer
2 2,208 (51.77%) .NET Developer
3 1,346 (31.56%) C# Developer
4 849 (19.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 736 (17.26%) Senior Developer
6 722 (16.93%) Software Developer
7 455 (10.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 373 (8.75%) Software Engineer
9 345 (8.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 301 (7.06%) Azure Developer
11 295 (6.92%) .NET Software Developer
12 233 (5.46%) Junior
13 224 (5.25%) C# Software Developer
14 219 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
15 204 (4.78%) Junior Developer
16 195 (4.57%) Angular Developer
17 179 (4.20%) .NET Software Engineer
18 171 (4.01%) React Developer
19 162 (3.80%) Lead Developer
20 158 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,257 (99.81%) .NET
2 1,969 (46.17%) ASP.NET
3 1,853 (43.45%) AngularJS
4 1,351 (31.68%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1,332 (31.23%) .NET Framework
6 1,234 (28.93%) React
7 1,227 (28.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1,082 (25.37%) CSS
9 1,064 (24.95%) HTML
10 791 (18.55%) Entity Framework
11 654 (15.33%) Node.js
12 635 (14.89%) Vue.js
13 537 (12.59%) Web Services
14 457 (10.72%) REST
15 436 (10.22%) RESTful
16 391 (9.17%) jQuery
17 341 (8.00%) HTML5
18 226 (5.30%) WPF
19 210 (4.92%) WCF
20 176 (4.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 707 (16.58%) Greenfield Project
2 156 (3.66%) User Experience
3 134 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 127 (2.98%) Mobile App
5 95 (2.23%) Cloud Native
6 77 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
7 72 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (1.17%) Hedge funds
9 49 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 32 (0.75%) Tandem
11 25 (0.59%) Public Cloud
12 24 (0.56%) Data Centre
13 23 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 23 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 23 (0.54%) Social Network
14 21 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
15 18 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
15 18 (0.42%) Equities
15 18 (0.42%) NHS
16 17 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 306 (7.17%) Windows
2 136 (3.19%) Linux
3 61 (1.43%) Android
4 46 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 39 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 24 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 21 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (0.21%) VMS
9 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.094%) Debian
11 2 (0.047%) CentOS
11 2 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.047%) Unix
11 2 (0.047%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.047%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.023%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,515 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1,922 (45.06%) MVC
3 1,412 (33.11%) TDD
4 1,359 (31.86%) Microservices
5 1,253 (29.38%) Scrum
6 882 (20.68%) DevOps
7 867 (20.33%) Software Engineering
8 735 (17.23%) BDD
9 532 (12.47%) Kanban
10 434 (10.18%) Web Application Development
11 416 (9.75%) SOLID
12 385 (9.03%) Test Automation
13 380 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
14 369 (8.65%) Fintech
15 367 (8.60%) Unit Testing
16 311 (7.29%) OO
17 297 (6.96%) SDLC
18 295 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
19 272 (6.38%) Web Development
20 242 (5.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3,867 (90.67%) C#
2 2,208 (51.77%) JavaScript
3 1,498 (35.12%) SQL
4 699 (16.39%) TypeScript
5 293 (6.87%) T-SQL
6 175 (4.10%) F#
7 150 (3.52%) C++
8 139 (3.26%) Python
9 119 (2.79%) Java
10 104 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 82 (1.92%) VB.NET
12 67 (1.57%) C
13 57 (1.34%) Ruby
14 36 (0.84%) ES6
15 29 (0.68%) VB
16 19 (0.45%) Go
16 19 (0.45%) PHP
17 13 (0.30%) Kotlin
18 12 (0.28%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 339 (7.95%) Degree
2 106 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (0.33%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 10 (0.23%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.19%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.19%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.19%) SANS
9 7 (0.16%) MCPD
9 7 (0.16%) MCTS
10 6 (0.14%) MCAD
11 5 (0.12%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.094%) MCP
13 3 (0.070%) MBCS
14 2 (0.047%) ISEB
14 2 (0.047%) MCSD
14 2 (0.047%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (4.29%) QA
2 14 (0.33%) GDPR
3 13 (0.30%) SLA
4 8 (0.19%) COBIT
4 8 (0.19%) NIST
5 7 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.14%) PMO
7 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.094%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.023%) WCAG
System Software
1 605 (14.19%) Docker
2 23 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.094%) LXC
4 2 (0.047%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.047%) NFS
4 2 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.023%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 401 (9.40%) Kubernetes
2 66 (1.55%) Kibana
2 66 (1.55%) Terraform
3 31 (0.73%) Grafana
4 15 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.33%) Ansible
5 14 (0.33%) MIIS
6 10 (0.23%) Nagios
6 10 (0.23%) Packer
7 6 (0.14%) Puppet
7 6 (0.14%) SQL Sentry
8 3 (0.070%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.047%) Icinga
9 2 (0.047%) Rancher
9 2 (0.047%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.023%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 1 (0.023%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.023%) logstash
10 1 (0.023%) Mesos
10 1 (0.023%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1,065 (24.97%) Microsoft
2 154 (3.61%) Xamarin
3 95 (2.23%) Google
4 91 (2.13%) Oracle
5 57 (1.34%) SAP
6 55 (1.29%) Sitecore
7 41 (0.96%) IBM
8 32 (0.75%) Atlassian
9 29 (0.68%) Facebook
10 27 (0.63%) Tableau
11 19 (0.45%) TIBCO
12 17 (0.40%) Apple
13 16 (0.38%) Alterian
13 16 (0.38%) DevExpress
13 16 (0.38%) New Relic
14 15 (0.35%) Dynatrace
15 14 (0.33%) Solace
16 13 (0.30%) YouTube
17 11 (0.26%) Symantec
17 11 (0.26%) WorldPay