Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 127 234
Rank change year-on-year +79 +107 +395
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 2,685 3,598 2,398
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.96% 2.66% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.32% 6.97% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,975 3,471 2,315
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23,725 51,590 64,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.80% 38.16% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 20,384 42,616 53,554
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +81 2,490 £55,000 - 726
UK excluding London +69 1,711 £50,000 +5.26% 570
London +64 883 £70,000 +7.69% 199
South East +91 625 £55,000 +4.76% 133
Work from Home +55 582 £52,500 - 156
North of England +35 480 £50,000 +11.11% 180
North West +36 325 £50,000 +11.11% 111
Midlands +63 240 £45,000 +5.88% 110
South West +67 188 £47,500 +5.56% 61
West Midlands +59 129 £45,000 - 56
Yorkshire +27 114 £46,000 +8.24% 53
East Midlands +37 111 £45,000 +12.50% 54
Scotland +29 107 £48,250 +7.22% 30
East of England +83 52 £50,000 -4.76% 42
North East +28 41 £46,250 +10.12% 16
Wales +39 13 £46,250 -2.63% 8
Northern Ireland -2 8 £50,000 +17.65% 6

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2,679 (99.78%) .NET
2 2,313 (86.15%) C#
3 1,566 (58.32%) Azure
4 1,467 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
5 1,365 (50.84%) JavaScript
6 1,064 (39.63%) SQL
7 962 (35.83%) SQL Server
8 927 (34.53%) ASP.NET
9 915 (34.08%) MVC
10 857 (31.92%) .NET Framework
10 857 (31.92%) Microservices
11 846 (31.51%) AngularJS
12 801 (29.83%) DevOps
13 766 (28.53%) CSS
14 763 (28.42%) TDD
15 755 (28.12%) React
16 711 (26.48%) HTML
17 642 (23.91%) Software Engineering
18 594 (22.12%) Scrum
19 591 (22.01%) ASP.NET Web API
20 522 (19.44%) Microsoft
21 519 (19.33%) AWS
22 516 (19.22%) Finance
23 512 (19.07%) Docker
24 436 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
25 391 (14.56%) Entity Framework
26 382 (14.23%) TypeScript
26 382 (14.23%) Git (software)
27 375 (13.97%) REST
28 341 (12.70%) Web Services

.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
1 113 (4.21%) NServiceBus
2 70 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
3 64 (2.38%) CMS
4 49 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 35 (1.30%) Umbraco
6 33 (1.23%) Confluence
7 32 (1.19%) IIS
8 29 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (0.63%) EPiServer
10 13 (0.48%) Apache Spark
10 13 (0.48%) Kentico
11 11 (0.41%) Headless CMS
12 9 (0.34%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.15%) nginx
14 3 (0.11%) Apache
14 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.11%) WordPress
15 2 (0.074%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.074%) Content Management Server
15 2 (0.074%) Documentum
Applications
1 18 (0.67%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (0.37%) InVision
2 10 (0.37%) Sketch
3 2 (0.074%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.037%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 9 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.074%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.074%) Maximo
6 1 (0.037%) Magento
6 1 (0.037%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 1,566 (58.32%) Azure
2 519 (19.33%) AWS
3 152 (5.66%) PaaS
4 121 (4.51%) SaaS
5 94 (3.50%) IaaS
6 92 (3.43%) Serverless
7 82 (3.05%) GCP
8 65 (2.42%) GitHub
9 47 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
9 47 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
10 46 (1.71%) Azure Functions
11 36 (1.34%) Logic Apps
12 29 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
13 28 (1.04%) npm
14 27 (1.01%) Slack
15 23 (0.86%) Power Platform
16 22 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
17 20 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
18 18 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
18 18 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 119 (4.43%) HTTP
2 97 (3.61%) Skype
3 42 (1.56%) Internet
4 12 (0.45%) AMQP
5 11 (0.41%) RTP
5 11 (0.41%) WEP
6 5 (0.19%) Firewall
7 4 (0.15%) DNS
7 4 (0.15%) RFID
7 4 (0.15%) SSL
8 2 (0.074%) Intranet
9 1 (0.037%) Extranet
9 1 (0.037%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.037%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.037%) X.509
9 1 (0.037%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.037%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 962 (35.83%) SQL Server
2 330 (12.29%) NoSQL
3 183 (6.82%) MongoDB
4 98 (3.65%) Relational Database
5 72 (2.68%) Redis
6 66 (2.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 58 (2.16%) MySQL
7 58 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (2.05%) SQL Server 2019
9 54 (2.01%) Cosmos DB
10 39 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (0.78%) Big Data
13 19 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
15 16 (0.60%) Data Lake
16 15 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 12 (0.45%) Power BI
18 12 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 382 (14.23%) Git (software)
2 129 (4.80%) Selenium
2 129 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 115 (4.28%) TeamCity
4 112 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 102 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 94 (3.50%) JIRA
7 84 (3.13%) Jenkins
8 80 (2.98%) NUnit
9 68 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
10 64 (2.38%) GitLab
11 51 (1.90%) Cypress.io
12 35 (1.30%) Moq
13 27 (1.01%) MSTest
14 26 (0.97%) Bitbucket
15 23 (0.86%) SpecFlow
16 21 (0.78%) Subversion
17 20 (0.74%) webpack
18 17 (0.63%) Postman
19 16 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 516 (19.22%) Finance
2 104 (3.87%) Front Office
3 54 (2.01%) Public Sector
4 40 (1.49%) Games
5 38 (1.42%) Advertising
6 33 (1.23%) Back Office
7 31 (1.15%) Marketing
8 29 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 24 (0.89%) Retail
10 23 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 21 (0.78%) Electronics
11 21 (0.78%) Publishing
12 19 (0.71%) Law
13 18 (0.67%) Banking
14 9 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.30%) Legal
16 5 (0.19%) Automotive
16 5 (0.19%) Housing Association
17 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,003 (74.60%) Developer
2 1,128 (42.01%) .NET Developer
3 711 (26.48%) C# Developer
4 548 (20.41%) Senior Developer
5 496 (18.47%) Software Developer
6 470 (17.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 306 (11.40%) Software Engineer
8 304 (11.32%) Senior .NET Developer
9 250 (9.31%) Full Stack Developer
10 200 (7.45%) .NET Software Developer
11 198 (7.37%) Azure Developer
12 189 (7.04%) C# Software Developer
13 172 (6.41%) Senior C# Developer
14 167 (6.22%) .NET Software Engineer
15 139 (5.18%) Angular Developer
16 132 (4.92%) Architect
17 123 (4.58%) Senior Software Developer
18 115 (4.28%) Lead Developer
19 101 (3.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 99 (3.69%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,679 (99.78%) .NET
2 927 (34.53%) ASP.NET
3 857 (31.92%) .NET Framework
4 846 (31.51%) AngularJS
5 766 (28.53%) CSS
6 755 (28.12%) React
7 711 (26.48%) HTML
8 591 (22.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 436 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 391 (14.56%) Entity Framework
11 375 (13.97%) REST
12 341 (12.70%) Web Services
13 325 (12.10%) Vue.js
14 279 (10.39%) jQuery
15 277 (10.32%) ASP.NET Core
16 231 (8.60%) HTML5
17 227 (8.45%) Node.js
18 223 (8.31%) RESTful
19 210 (7.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 176 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 325 (12.10%) Greenfield Project
2 149 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (4.06%) User Experience
4 83 (3.09%) Hedge funds
5 73 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 64 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 59 (2.20%) Algorithms
8 58 (2.16%) Derivative
9 53 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 52 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
11 48 (1.79%) Equities
11 48 (1.79%) Fixed Income
12 42 (1.56%) N-Tier
13 41 (1.53%) Cloud Native
13 41 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 26 (0.97%) LIMS
15 19 (0.71%) Virtual Team
16 15 (0.56%) NHS
16 15 (0.56%) Renewable Energy
17 12 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 163 (6.07%) Windows
2 112 (4.17%) Linux
3 27 (1.01%) Android
4 18 (0.67%) Windows Server
5 13 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.074%) Unix
8 1 (0.037%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,467 (54.64%) Agile Software Development
2 915 (34.08%) MVC
3 857 (31.92%) Microservices
4 801 (29.83%) DevOps
5 763 (28.42%) TDD
6 642 (23.91%) Software Engineering
7 594 (22.12%) Scrum
8 338 (12.59%) Fintech
9 328 (12.22%) Test Automation
10 312 (11.62%) SOLID
11 290 (10.80%) Mentoring
12 282 (10.50%) OO
13 281 (10.47%) Web Development
14 266 (9.91%) Unit Testing
15 264 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
16 235 (8.75%) BDD
17 212 (7.90%) SDLC
18 146 (5.44%) Problem-Solving
19 142 (5.29%) Computer Science
20 135 (5.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,313 (86.15%) C#
2 1,365 (50.84%) JavaScript
3 1,064 (39.63%) SQL
4 382 (14.23%) TypeScript
5 197 (7.34%) Python
6 153 (5.70%) T-SQL
7 152 (5.66%) C++
8 125 (4.66%) Java
9 94 (3.50%) PowerShell
10 71 (2.64%) Go
11 57 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 29 (1.08%) VB
13 23 (0.86%) Ruby
14 15 (0.56%) C
14 15 (0.56%) F#
15 13 (0.48%) R
16 11 (0.41%) PHP
17 10 (0.37%) Bash Shell
17 10 (0.37%) ES6
18 9 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 250 (9.31%) Degree
2 82 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.37%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.37%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.22%) ISEB
6 6 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.19%) MCPD
7 5 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.11%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.11%) MCSD
9 2 (0.074%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.037%) CFA
10 1 (0.037%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.77%) QA
2 9 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.22%) GDPR
3 6 (0.22%) PSD2
4 5 (0.19%) SLA
5 3 (0.11%) EMIR
5 3 (0.11%) MiFID
6 1 (0.037%) NIST
System Software
1 512 (19.07%) Docker
2 4 (0.15%) Gluster
2 4 (0.15%) GlusterFS
3 3 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.11%) LXC
3 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 327 (12.18%) Kubernetes
2 124 (4.62%) Terraform
3 14 (0.52%) Ansible
4 13 (0.48%) Kibana
5 12 (0.45%) MIIS
5 12 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.26%) Puppet
7 4 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 4 (0.15%) logstash
8 3 (0.11%) Rancher
9 2 (0.074%) Grafana
10 1 (0.037%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.037%) Nagios
10 1 (0.037%) OpenView
10 1 (0.037%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.037%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.037%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.037%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 522 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 60 (2.23%) Google
3 47 (1.75%) Xamarin
4 41 (1.53%) VMware
5 33 (1.23%) Oracle
6 31 (1.15%) Nintex
6 31 (1.15%) Sitecore
7 18 (0.67%) Atlassian
8 17 (0.63%) SAP
9 14 (0.52%) Sparx
10 13 (0.48%) Red Hat
11 11 (0.41%) Databricks
12 10 (0.37%) Adobe
13 9 (0.34%) Cadence
14 7 (0.26%) Telerik
15 4 (0.15%) MuleSoft
15 4 (0.15%) TIBCO
16 3 (0.11%) JD Edwards
17 2 (0.074%) EMC
17 2 (0.074%) Salesforce.com