Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 88 49 105
Rank change year-on-year -39 +56 +119
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 4,529 3,207 3,801
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.54% 5.07% 3.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.21% 11.93% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,521 2,912 3,357
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,455 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 49,181 26,871 48,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.40% 42.46% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30,350 23,073 39,856
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,250 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,100 £50,000 £45,591
% change year-on-year +8.20% +9.67% +1.31%

.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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -37 3,995 £60,000 +9.09% 891
UK excluding London -36 2,494 £55,000 +10.00% 664
London -34 1,610 £75,000 +3.45% 271
Work from Home -11 1,573 £55,000 +4.76% 230
South East -22 907 £57,500 +4.55% 142
North of England -20 693 £50,000 - 189
Midlands -44 349 £50,000 +9.89% 155
North West -52 314 £50,000 - 117
Yorkshire +22 281 £47,500 - 55
South West -19 281 £52,500 +16.67% 59
West Midlands -14 245 £50,000 +9.89% 88
Scotland -40 154 £55,000 +15.79% 30
East Midlands -64 104 £47,500 +5.56% 66
North East +8 98 £42,500 -5.56% 17
East of England -69 72 £56,250 +12.50% 67
Wales -46 30 £48,750 +5.41% 12
Northern Ireland -31 9 £32,500 +8.33% 10

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 4,474 (98.79%) .NET
2 3,956 (87.35%) C#
3 2,672 (59.00%) Azure
4 2,490 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
5 1,884 (41.60%) JavaScript
6 1,749 (38.62%) SQL
7 1,546 (34.14%) React
8 1,501 (33.14%) SQL Server
9 1,351 (29.83%) DevOps
10 1,341 (29.61%) ASP.NET
11 1,289 (28.46%) Software Engineering
12 1,279 (28.24%) .NET Framework
13 1,268 (28.00%) AngularJS
14 1,264 (27.91%) Microservices
15 1,227 (27.09%) MVC
16 1,198 (26.45%) Full Stack Development
17 1,174 (25.92%) Microsoft
18 1,051 (23.21%) AWS
19 1,049 (23.16%) TDD
20 1,027 (22.68%) Finance
21 987 (21.79%) CI/CD
22 952 (21.02%) HTML
23 884 (19.52%) Docker
24 881 (19.45%) CSS
25 869 (19.19%) Scrum
26 799 (17.64%) Kubernetes
27 758 (16.74%) Git (software)
28 756 (16.69%) ASP.NET Web API
29 727 (16.05%) TypeScript
30 675 (14.90%) 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
1 136 (3.00%) CMS
2 122 (2.69%) Umbraco
3 116 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 90 (1.99%) IIS
5 65 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 65 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 64 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 60 (1.32%) Kentico
8 42 (0.93%) Headless CMS
9 24 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (0.49%) Confluence
11 14 (0.31%) WordPress
12 13 (0.29%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.22%) ArcGIS
14 9 (0.20%) Sitefinity
15 6 (0.13%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.066%) Apache
16 3 (0.066%) GeoServer
Applications
1 21 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.29%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.088%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.088%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.044%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.13%) Maximo
4 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.066%) Magento
5 3 (0.066%) RMDS
6 2 (0.044%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.044%) Shopify
7 1 (0.022%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.022%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.022%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.022%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.022%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.022%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.022%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.022%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.022%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2,672 (59.00%) Azure
2 1,051 (23.21%) AWS
3 371 (8.19%) SaaS
4 356 (7.86%) Serverless
5 263 (5.81%) GCP
6 211 (4.66%) Azure Service Bus
7 152 (3.36%) Azure Functions
8 136 (3.00%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 116 (2.56%) GitHub
10 100 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
11 96 (2.12%) PaaS
12 75 (1.66%) Power Platform
13 71 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
14 66 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
15 63 (1.39%) NuGet
16 56 (1.24%) Azure Logic Apps
17 49 (1.08%) Azure Event Grid
18 48 (1.06%) Azure Key Vault
18 48 (1.06%) Azure Storage
19 47 (1.04%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 96 (2.12%) HTTP
2 47 (1.04%) Internet
3 21 (0.46%) VoIP
4 20 (0.44%) MQTT
5 17 (0.38%) DSL
6 12 (0.26%) DNS
6 12 (0.26%) SMTP
7 11 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.15%) Broadband
8 7 (0.15%) Multicast
8 7 (0.15%) RTSP
8 7 (0.15%) Unicast
9 4 (0.088%) Firewall
9 4 (0.088%) VPN
10 3 (0.066%) Network Security
10 3 (0.066%) SSH
10 3 (0.066%) VLAN
11 2 (0.044%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.044%) SSL
11 2 (0.044%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,501 (33.14%) SQL Server
2 287 (6.34%) NoSQL
3 238 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 205 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
5 183 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 174 (3.84%) MySQL
7 171 (3.78%) Azure SQL Database
8 135 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 117 (2.58%) Redis
10 55 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 53 (1.17%) Power BI
12 50 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 41 (0.91%) Big Data
14 35 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
15 33 (0.73%) Couchbase
16 30 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
16 30 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 28 (0.62%) Blockchain
18 27 (0.60%) Oracle Database
18 27 (0.60%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 758 (16.74%) Git (software)
2 249 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 227 (5.01%) Octopus Deploy
4 202 (4.46%) TeamCity
5 147 (3.25%) JIRA
6 139 (3.07%) NUnit
7 136 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 130 (2.87%) Selenium
9 125 (2.76%) Jenkins
10 111 (2.45%) Moq
11 105 (2.32%) SpecFlow
12 79 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
13 51 (1.13%) GitLab
14 50 (1.10%) git-flow
15 44 (0.97%) ReSharper
16 39 (0.86%) Cypress.io
17 38 (0.84%) webpack
18 34 (0.75%) JMeter
19 30 (0.66%) MSTest
20 29 (0.64%) Log4Net
General
1 1,027 (22.68%) Finance
2 631 (13.93%) Social Skills
3 192 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
4 140 (3.09%) Retail
5 122 (2.69%) Public Sector
6 99 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 98 (2.16%) Marketing
8 94 (2.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 93 (2.05%) Front Office
10 84 (1.85%) Banking
11 78 (1.72%) Law
12 62 (1.37%) Telecoms
13 53 (1.17%) Electronics
14 51 (1.13%) Games
15 38 (0.84%) Advertising
15 38 (0.84%) Legal
16 37 (0.82%) Financial Institution
17 35 (0.77%) Local Government
18 33 (0.73%) Organisational Skills
19 32 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,330 (73.53%) Developer
2 1,631 (36.01%) .NET Developer
3 1,197 (26.43%) C# Developer
4 857 (18.92%) Senior Developer
5 767 (16.94%) Software Developer
6 593 (13.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 592 (13.07%) Software Engineer
8 494 (10.91%) Full Stack Developer
9 458 (10.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 317 (7.00%) Senior C# Developer
11 297 (6.56%) Lead Developer
12 277 (6.12%) .NET Software Developer
13 241 (5.32%) Azure Developer
14 222 (4.90%) Senior Software Developer
15 220 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
16 218 (4.81%) C# Software Developer
17 168 (3.71%) React Developer
18 163 (3.60%) Angular Developer
19 157 (3.47%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 151 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,474 (98.79%) .NET
2 1,546 (34.14%) React
3 1,341 (29.61%) ASP.NET
4 1,279 (28.24%) .NET Framework
5 1,268 (28.00%) AngularJS
6 952 (21.02%) HTML
7 881 (19.45%) CSS
8 756 (16.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 675 (14.90%) Entity Framework
10 560 (12.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 504 (11.13%) RESTful
12 417 (9.21%) REST
13 383 (8.46%) Vue.js
14 349 (7.71%) Node.js
15 322 (7.11%) jQuery
16 305 (6.73%) Web Services
17 295 (6.51%) HTML5
18 292 (6.45%) ASP.NET Core
19 266 (5.87%) JSON
20 167 (3.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 419 (9.25%) Greenfield Project
2 277 (6.12%) User Experience
3 198 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 170 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 107 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
6 105 (2.32%) Hedge funds
7 98 (2.16%) Cloud Native
8 87 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 77 (1.70%) Legacy Systems
10 75 (1.66%) Derivative
11 73 (1.61%) Algorithms
12 64 (1.41%) N-Tier
13 60 (1.32%) Blog
14 59 (1.30%) Equities
15 54 (1.19%) Fixed Income
16 52 (1.15%) Data Structures
17 43 (0.95%) Tandem
18 38 (0.84%) Legacy Applications
19 35 (0.77%) Virtual Team
20 32 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 260 (5.74%) Windows
2 211 (4.66%) Linux
3 132 (2.91%) Android
4 101 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 71 (1.57%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.15%) Unix
6 7 (0.15%) VMS
7 6 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.066%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.022%) Debian
9 1 (0.022%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,490 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,351 (29.83%) DevOps
3 1,289 (28.46%) Software Engineering
4 1,264 (27.91%) Microservices
5 1,227 (27.09%) MVC
6 1,198 (26.45%) Full Stack Development
7 1,049 (23.16%) TDD
8 987 (21.79%) CI/CD
9 869 (19.19%) Scrum
10 550 (12.14%) Mentoring
11 530 (11.70%) Unit Testing
12 510 (11.26%) Test Automation
13 475 (10.49%) SOLID
14 450 (9.94%) SDLC
15 438 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
16 412 (9.10%) Web Development
17 403 (8.90%) Fintech
18 337 (7.44%) BDD
19 314 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
20 301 (6.65%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,956 (87.35%) C#
2 1,884 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 1,749 (38.62%) SQL
4 727 (16.05%) TypeScript
5 437 (9.65%) T-SQL
6 226 (4.99%) Java
7 223 (4.92%) Python
8 172 (3.80%) VB.NET
9 168 (3.71%) PowerShell
10 96 (2.12%) VB
11 73 (1.61%) Bash
12 72 (1.59%) ES6
13 66 (1.46%) Kotlin
14 63 (1.39%) C++
14 63 (1.39%) VB6
15 41 (0.91%) Go
16 39 (0.86%) C
17 37 (0.82%) Ruby
18 29 (0.64%) Scala
19 28 (0.62%) Rust
Qualifications
1 325 (7.18%) Degree
2 144 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 43 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 40 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 23 (0.51%) HND
8 21 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
9 18 (0.40%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.26%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.13%) MCPD
12 3 (0.066%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.066%) ISEB
13 2 (0.044%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.022%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.022%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.022%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (7.15%) QA
2 64 (1.41%) Accessibility
3 13 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 13 (0.29%) GxP
4 9 (0.20%) GDPR
5 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (0.13%) PSD2
6 6 (0.13%) TickIT
7 5 (0.11%) FATCA
8 3 (0.066%) DICOM
9 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.022%) HL7
9 1 (0.022%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.022%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.022%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.022%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.022%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 884 (19.52%) Docker
2 21 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.088%) Firmware
5 3 (0.066%) Varnish
5 3 (0.066%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 799 (17.64%) Kubernetes
2 248 (5.48%) Terraform
3 63 (1.39%) Grafana
4 40 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (0.66%) Kibana
6 29 (0.64%) MIIS
7 28 (0.62%) Opsgenie
8 23 (0.51%) Ansible
9 22 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.42%) HAProxy
10 19 (0.42%) logstash
10 19 (0.42%) Pingdom
10 19 (0.42%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.24%) Opsview
12 10 (0.22%) Prometheus
13 9 (0.20%) Graphite
13 9 (0.20%) Graylog
14 6 (0.13%) Istio
15 5 (0.11%) kaniko
16 4 (0.088%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,174 (25.92%) Microsoft
2 199 (4.39%) Google
3 85 (1.88%) Oracle
4 80 (1.77%) Sitecore
5 70 (1.55%) Xamarin
6 42 (0.93%) New Relic
7 41 (0.91%) Dell
8 37 (0.82%) SAP
9 33 (0.73%) Telerik
10 27 (0.60%) Samsung
11 26 (0.57%) LexisNexis
12 21 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (0.33%) Databricks
13 15 (0.33%) Sun
14 14 (0.31%) Xero
15 13 (0.29%) Agilent
15 13 (0.29%) MuleSoft
16 12 (0.26%) HP
16 12 (0.26%) Optimizely
16 12 (0.26%) PayPal