Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 68 169
Rank change year-on-year -4 +101 +156
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 4,611 2,881 3,085
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.08% 4.24% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.98% 10.39% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,542 2,545 2,834
10th Percentile £36,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £93,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 46,206 27,737 53,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.89% 40.80% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 30,515 23,129 44,727
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,575 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.10% +5.72% -

.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 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 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 -2 4,220 £55,000 - 1,104
UK excluding London +2 2,705 £50,000 - 804
London -16 1,638 £75,000 +11.11% 348
Work from Home -29 1,085 £55,000 - 284
South East +21 1,057 £55,000 +4.76% 198
North of England -24 603 £47,500 +2.15% 237
Midlands +3 390 £50,000 +5.26% 170
South West +28 381 £47,500 - 62
North West -18 331 £50,000 - 151
West Midlands +14 266 £50,000 - 89
Yorkshire -33 194 £45,000 +12.50% 73
Scotland +1 154 £47,500 -5.00% 29
East Midlands -9 126 £47,500 +15.15% 81
East of England -52 79 £52,500 +5.00% 85
North East +30 78 £37,500 -12.28% 13
Wales +1 41 £48,750 +8.33% 11
Northern Ireland -30 6 £30,000 -45.45% 13

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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 4,561 (98.92%) .NET
2 3,936 (85.36%) C#
3 2,705 (58.66%) Azure
4 2,501 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
5 2,263 (49.08%) JavaScript
6 2,111 (45.78%) SQL
7 1,637 (35.50%) SQL Server
8 1,564 (33.92%) React
9 1,545 (33.51%) Microservices
10 1,492 (32.36%) AngularJS
11 1,424 (30.88%) .NET Framework
12 1,328 (28.80%) MVC
13 1,279 (27.74%) DevOps
14 1,221 (26.48%) CSS
15 1,206 (26.15%) Software Engineering
16 1,183 (25.66%) AWS
17 1,168 (25.33%) HTML
18 1,148 (24.90%) TDD
19 1,136 (24.64%) ASP.NET
20 1,115 (24.18%) Full Stack Development
21 1,095 (23.75%) Docker
22 990 (21.47%) Finance
23 986 (21.38%) Microsoft
24 980 (21.25%) Scrum
25 873 (18.93%) Kubernetes
26 869 (18.85%) ASP.NET Web API
27 696 (15.09%) TypeScript
27 696 (15.09%) Git (software)
28 694 (15.05%) Social Skills
29 632 (13.71%) SOLID

.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
1 149 (3.23%) CMS
2 102 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
3 101 (2.19%) IIS
4 84 (1.82%) Umbraco
5 81 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 76 (1.65%) EPiServer
7 55 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 54 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 53 (1.15%) Confluence
10 47 (1.02%) NServiceBus
11 45 (0.98%) Kentico
12 30 (0.65%) Headless CMS
13 14 (0.30%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.26%) MS Exchange
15 11 (0.24%) IBM Domino
15 11 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.17%) Apache Spark
17 5 (0.11%) Apache
18 3 (0.065%) BizTalk Server
18 3 (0.065%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 18 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.22%) Chatbot
3 7 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (0.13%) Figma
5 3 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.065%) InVision
5 3 (0.065%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.065%) Sketch
6 2 (0.043%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 75 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.35%) MetaTrader
3 7 (0.15%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.065%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.065%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.065%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.043%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2,705 (58.66%) Azure
2 1,183 (25.66%) AWS
3 411 (8.91%) Serverless
4 406 (8.81%) SaaS
5 273 (5.92%) GCP
6 264 (5.73%) Azure Service Bus
7 235 (5.10%) PaaS
8 157 (3.40%) Azure Functions
9 145 (3.14%) IaaS
10 140 (3.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 125 (2.71%) Azure Service Fabric
12 118 (2.56%) Azure Storage
13 107 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
14 101 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
15 100 (2.17%) Azure App Service
16 94 (2.04%) GitHub
17 86 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
18 82 (1.78%) Amazon S3
19 79 (1.71%) NuGet
20 75 (1.63%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 135 (2.93%) HTTP
2 35 (0.76%) Firewall
3 30 (0.65%) Internet
4 25 (0.54%) VPN
5 21 (0.46%) DNS
6 18 (0.39%) LAN
6 18 (0.39%) WAN
7 17 (0.37%) Skype
8 14 (0.30%) AMQP
8 14 (0.30%) Network Security
9 12 (0.26%) SMTP
10 11 (0.24%) IPv4
11 6 (0.13%) RTP
12 5 (0.11%) H.323
13 4 (0.087%) MQTT
13 4 (0.087%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (0.043%) VoIP
14 2 (0.043%) Wireless
15 1 (0.022%) Broadband
15 1 (0.022%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,637 (35.50%) SQL Server
2 498 (10.80%) NoSQL
3 248 (5.38%) MySQL
4 225 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 192 (4.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 181 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 160 (3.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 150 (3.25%) MongoDB
9 142 (3.08%) Redis
10 74 (1.60%) Big Data
11 57 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
12 54 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 52 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 43 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 41 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
16 40 (0.87%) Power BI
17 38 (0.82%) Amazon Aurora
18 28 (0.61%) SQL Server 2019
19 26 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
20 24 (0.52%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 696 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 334 (7.24%) Octopus Deploy
3 324 (7.03%) TeamCity
4 234 (5.07%) Visual Studio
5 172 (3.73%) Selenium
6 162 (3.51%) NUnit
6 162 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 145 (3.14%) Jenkins
8 138 (2.99%) JIRA
9 112 (2.43%) SpecFlow
10 105 (2.28%) Visual Studio Team System
11 93 (2.02%) webpack
12 88 (1.91%) Moq
13 78 (1.69%) GitLab
14 58 (1.26%) git-flow
15 55 (1.19%) Cypress.io
16 54 (1.17%) gulp
17 36 (0.78%) WebDriver
18 34 (0.74%) JMeter
19 33 (0.72%) Grunt
General
1 990 (21.47%) Finance
2 694 (15.05%) Social Skills
3 140 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (2.97%) Retail
5 123 (2.67%) Banking
6 107 (2.32%) Marketing
7 104 (2.26%) Public Sector
8 93 (2.02%) Games
9 85 (1.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 77 (1.67%) Legal
11 61 (1.32%) Front Office
12 60 (1.30%) Telecoms
13 57 (1.24%) Organisational Skills
14 55 (1.19%) Manufacturing
14 55 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
15 50 (1.08%) Law
16 46 (1.00%) Advertising
16 46 (1.00%) Electronics
17 44 (0.95%) Automotive
18 41 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3,207 (69.55%) Developer
2 1,821 (39.49%) .NET Developer
3 983 (21.32%) C# Developer
4 923 (20.02%) Senior Developer
5 847 (18.37%) Software Developer
6 650 (14.10%) Software Engineer
7 581 (12.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 517 (11.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 509 (11.04%) Full Stack Developer
10 424 (9.20%) .NET Software Developer
11 282 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
11 282 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
12 251 (5.44%) Senior Software Developer
13 244 (5.29%) Senior C# Developer
14 224 (4.86%) Azure Developer
15 219 (4.75%) Lead Developer
16 184 (3.99%) .NET Software Engineer
17 170 (3.69%) Angular Developer
18 166 (3.60%) React Developer
19 156 (3.38%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,561 (98.92%) .NET
2 1,564 (33.92%) React
3 1,492 (32.36%) AngularJS
4 1,424 (30.88%) .NET Framework
5 1,221 (26.48%) CSS
6 1,168 (25.33%) HTML
7 1,136 (24.64%) ASP.NET
8 869 (18.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 575 (12.47%) Entity Framework
10 547 (11.86%) Web Services
11 531 (11.52%) Vue.js
12 521 (11.30%) RESTful
13 501 (10.87%) REST
14 435 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 395 (8.57%) HTML5
16 385 (8.35%) jQuery
17 313 (6.79%) ASP.NET Core
18 301 (6.53%) Node.js
19 287 (6.22%) CSS3
20 244 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 528 (11.45%) Greenfield Project
2 231 (5.01%) User Experience
3 158 (3.43%) Legacy Systems
4 147 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 113 (2.45%) Cloud Native
6 101 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 98 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 85 (1.84%) Hedge funds
9 80 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 72 (1.56%) Derivative
10 72 (1.56%) N-Tier
11 69 (1.50%) Data Structures
12 68 (1.47%) Algorithms
13 64 (1.39%) Equities
14 56 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
15 44 (0.95%) Fixed Income
16 40 (0.87%) Virtual Team
17 37 (0.80%) Blog
18 34 (0.74%) Data Centre
19 27 (0.59%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 233 (5.05%) Linux
1 233 (5.05%) Windows
2 80 (1.73%) Android
3 68 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 59 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 32 (0.69%) VMS
6 19 (0.41%) Unix
7 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.11%) SUSE
8 5 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.087%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.043%) zOS
11 1 (0.022%) Debian
11 1 (0.022%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,501 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1,545 (33.51%) Microservices
3 1,328 (28.80%) MVC
4 1,279 (27.74%) DevOps
5 1,206 (26.15%) Software Engineering
6 1,148 (24.90%) TDD
7 1,115 (24.18%) Full Stack Development
8 980 (21.25%) Scrum
9 632 (13.71%) SOLID
10 542 (11.75%) Fintech
11 509 (11.04%) Unit Testing
12 504 (10.93%) Mentoring
13 484 (10.50%) Test Automation
14 478 (10.37%) SDLC
15 412 (8.94%) BDD
16 386 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
17 363 (7.87%) Web Development
18 348 (7.55%) OO
19 346 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
20 337 (7.31%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 3,936 (85.36%) C#
2 2,263 (49.08%) JavaScript
3 2,111 (45.78%) SQL
4 696 (15.09%) TypeScript
5 373 (8.09%) T-SQL
6 247 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 213 (4.62%) Python
8 198 (4.29%) Java
9 145 (3.14%) C++
10 81 (1.76%) ES6
11 77 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 74 (1.60%) C
13 73 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 65 (1.41%) PHP
15 53 (1.15%) VB
16 49 (1.06%) Ruby
17 44 (0.95%) Go
18 25 (0.54%) Perl
19 19 (0.41%) Rust
20 14 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 357 (7.74%) Degree
2 191 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (0.78%) Master's Degree
5 29 (0.63%) Security Cleared
6 27 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.11%) CISA
7 5 (0.11%) CISM
7 5 (0.11%) CISSP
7 5 (0.11%) ISSAP
7 5 (0.11%) ISSEP
8 4 (0.087%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.065%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.065%) HNC
9 3 (0.065%) MCAD
10 2 (0.043%) MCSD
11 1 (0.022%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (5.57%) QA
2 56 (1.21%) Accessibility
3 40 (0.87%) PSD2
4 17 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.17%) GRC
6 7 (0.15%) WCAG
7 6 (0.13%) NIST
8 5 (0.11%) COBIT
8 5 (0.11%) GDPR
8 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.087%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.087%) GxP
10 2 (0.043%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.043%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.022%) SLA
System Software
1 1,095 (23.75%) Docker
2 34 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.20%) Firmware
4 8 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.022%) LXC
8 1 (0.022%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 873 (18.93%) Kubernetes
2 315 (6.83%) Terraform
3 77 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (1.30%) Ansible
5 53 (1.15%) Prometheus
6 44 (0.95%) Grafana
7 30 (0.65%) Opsgenie
8 26 (0.56%) Graphite
8 26 (0.56%) Graylog
9 18 (0.39%) Puppet
10 17 (0.37%) MIIS
11 16 (0.35%) Kibana
12 11 (0.24%) SCCM
13 6 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.13%) Istio
14 5 (0.11%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.087%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.087%) logstash
15 4 (0.087%) Pingdom
16 3 (0.065%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 986 (21.38%) Microsoft
2 184 (3.99%) Google
3 107 (2.32%) Oracle
4 105 (2.28%) Xamarin
5 71 (1.54%) Samsung
6 64 (1.39%) Sitecore
7 44 (0.95%) Nintex
8 39 (0.85%) SAP
9 32 (0.69%) Telerik
9 32 (0.69%) VMware
10 29 (0.63%) IBM
11 25 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (0.41%) Databricks
13 17 (0.37%) GoldenSource
14 14 (0.30%) QAD
14 14 (0.30%) Refinitiv
14 14 (0.30%) Sun
15 11 (0.24%) Alibaba
15 11 (0.24%) MuleSoft
16 10 (0.22%) LexisNexis