Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 474 941
Rank change year-on-year +277 +467 -
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 2,601 1,082 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.75% 0.61% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.44% 1.51% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,368 954 227
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 58,534 71,656 68,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.47% 40.73% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48,036 60,675 58,971
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +4.94%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing .NET Core as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Core.

Salary trend for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Top 16 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 21 March 2019. 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 +271 2,406 £52,500 +5.00% 679
UK excluding London +208 1,473 £45,000 - 513
London +272 1,074 £65,000 +4.00% 220
South East +233 530 £50,000 +5.26% 121
North of England +189 344 £45,000 +5.88% 145
North West +184 249 £45,000 +5.88% 89
South West +112 193 £45,000 +20.00% 70
Midlands +89 161 £44,000 -12.00% 91
East of England +41 99 £50,000 - 32
West Midlands +81 96 £45,000 -10.00% 44
Yorkshire +62 80 £45,000 +5.88% 40
Scotland +28 67 £42,000 +5.00% 31
East Midlands +36 65 £37,500 -25.00% 47
Wales +37 40 £36,000 -10.00% 10
Northern Ireland +14 39 £41,500 +36.07% 13
North East +6 15 £36,250 -3.33% 16

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 2,593 (99.69%) .NET
2 2,405 (92.46%) C#
3 1,685 (64.78%) MVC
4 1,538 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1,414 (54.36%) ASP.NET
6 1,318 (50.67%) SQL Server
7 1,284 (49.37%) JavaScript
8 1,255 (48.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 1,190 (45.75%) AngularJS
10 1,024 (39.37%) SQL
11 1,015 (39.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 959 (36.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 953 (36.64%) CSS
14 937 (36.02%) HTML
15 780 (29.99%) Microservices
16 773 (29.72%) TDD
17 746 (28.68%) Microsoft
18 649 (24.95%) .NET Framework
19 605 (23.26%) React
20 561 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
21 559 (21.49%) Greenfield Project
22 528 (20.30%) Software Engineering
23 525 (20.18%) Git (software)
24 504 (19.38%) Scrum
25 460 (17.69%) RESTful
25 460 (17.69%) jQuery
26 459 (17.65%) NoSQL
27 451 (17.34%) Docker
28 448 (17.22%) Entity Framework
29 437 (16.80%) Finance

.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
1 147 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (2.85%) Confluence
3 69 (2.65%) IIS
4 61 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 46 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 31 (1.19%) CMS
7 16 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (0.50%) NServiceBus
9 12 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.38%) Documentum
11 6 (0.23%) Hyperledger
12 5 (0.19%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.12%) Traefik
15 2 (0.077%) Apache
15 2 (0.077%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.077%) JBoss
15 2 (0.077%) nginx
16 1 (0.038%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.15%) Mingle
2 2 (0.077%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.038%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.038%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.038%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.038%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.038%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1,255 (48.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 561 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
3 160 (6.15%) SaaS
4 103 (3.96%) Serverless
5 63 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 53 (2.04%) PaaS
7 39 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
8 32 (1.23%) GitHub
9 29 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.92%) Office 365
11 23 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
11 23 (0.88%) npm
12 22 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (0.73%) NuGet
15 15 (0.58%) Azure Functions
16 14 (0.54%) Apigee
17 11 (0.42%) Slack
18 10 (0.38%) IaaS
19 7 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 74 (2.85%) Internet
2 41 (1.58%) HTTP
3 19 (0.73%) Intranet
4 17 (0.65%) Extranet
5 12 (0.46%) HTTPS
6 9 (0.35%) AMQP
7 8 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.077%) SMTP
10 1 (0.038%) DHCP
10 1 (0.038%) DNS
10 1 (0.038%) FTP
10 1 (0.038%) Skype
10 1 (0.038%) SSL
10 1 (0.038%) Telnet
10 1 (0.038%) VLAN
10 1 (0.038%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,318 (50.67%) SQL Server
2 459 (17.65%) NoSQL
3 172 (6.61%) MongoDB
4 170 (6.54%) SQL Server 2016
5 114 (4.38%) MySQL
6 107 (4.11%) Relational Database
7 72 (2.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 54 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
9 49 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 48 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
11 44 (1.69%) Redis
12 31 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (1.11%) Blockchain
14 27 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (1.00%) Big Data
15 26 (1.00%) SQLite
16 21 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 20 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 18 (0.69%) Event Store
19 14 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 525 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 259 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 228 (8.77%) Visual Studio
4 146 (5.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 109 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 108 (4.15%) JIRA
7 98 (3.77%) TeamCity
8 82 (3.15%) NUnit
9 71 (2.73%) Jenkins
10 67 (2.58%) Selenium
11 31 (1.19%) Subversion
12 24 (0.92%) SpecFlow
13 22 (0.85%) Moq
14 20 (0.77%) Bitbucket
15 18 (0.69%) Maven
16 17 (0.65%) Visual Studio Code
17 15 (0.58%) git-flow
18 14 (0.54%) ReSharper
19 13 (0.50%) Eclipse
20 12 (0.46%) Ant
General
1 437 (16.80%) Finance
2 132 (5.07%) Marketing
3 80 (3.08%) Games
4 78 (3.00%) Advertising
5 67 (2.58%) Law
6 55 (2.11%) Retail
7 52 (2.00%) Banking
8 46 (1.77%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 26 (1.00%) Electronics
11 17 (0.65%) Back Office
12 12 (0.46%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.46%) Legal
13 10 (0.38%) Automotive
13 10 (0.38%) Welsh Language
14 9 (0.35%) Billing
15 6 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.23%) Front Office
16 1 (0.038%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.038%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,170 (83.43%) Developer
2 1,562 (60.05%) .NET Developer
3 882 (33.91%) C# Developer
4 640 (24.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 515 (19.80%) Senior Developer
6 383 (14.73%) Software Developer
7 337 (12.96%) Senior .NET Developer
8 210 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
9 208 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 207 (7.96%) Senior C# Developer
11 202 (7.77%) Full Stack Developer
12 185 (7.11%) Software Engineer
13 183 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 177 (6.81%) Azure Developer
15 174 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 149 (5.73%) C# Software Developer
17 143 (5.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 123 (4.73%) Lead Developer
19 122 (4.69%) Angular Developer
20 119 (4.58%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,593 (99.69%) .NET
2 1,414 (54.36%) ASP.NET
3 1,190 (45.75%) AngularJS
4 1,015 (39.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 959 (36.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 953 (36.64%) CSS
7 937 (36.02%) HTML
8 649 (24.95%) .NET Framework
9 605 (23.26%) React
10 460 (17.69%) jQuery
10 460 (17.69%) RESTful
11 448 (17.22%) Entity Framework
12 318 (12.23%) Web Services
13 285 (10.96%) HTML5
14 257 (9.88%) Node.js
15 255 (9.80%) REST
16 236 (9.07%) WCF
17 209 (8.04%) Vue.js
18 202 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 157 (6.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 559 (21.49%) Greenfield Project
2 206 (7.92%) Fintech
3 164 (6.31%) User Experience
4 100 (3.84%) Mobile App
5 91 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 76 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
8 52 (2.00%) Social Media
9 48 (1.85%) BBC
9 48 (1.85%) Cloud Native
10 39 (1.50%) N-Tier
11 37 (1.42%) Hedge funds
12 35 (1.35%) Social Network
13 33 (1.27%) Algorithms
14 31 (1.19%) Management Information System
15 26 (1.00%) Online Games
16 21 (0.81%) CCTV
17 20 (0.77%) Internet of Things
18 17 (0.65%) Blog
19 14 (0.54%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 236 (9.07%) Windows
2 91 (3.50%) Linux
3 54 (2.08%) Android
4 52 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 37 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.58%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.50%) Solaris
8 13 (0.50%) Unix
9 12 (0.46%) CentOS
10 6 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.12%) Debian
11 3 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.12%) VMS
12 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,685 (64.78%) MVC
2 1,538 (59.13%) Agile Software Development
3 780 (29.99%) Microservices
4 773 (29.72%) TDD
5 528 (20.30%) Software Engineering
6 504 (19.38%) Scrum
7 400 (15.38%) DevOps
8 315 (12.11%) Web Development
9 314 (12.07%) OO
10 311 (11.96%) BDD
11 309 (11.88%) SOLID
12 275 (10.57%) Web Application Development
13 270 (10.38%) Test Automation
14 249 (9.57%) Unit Testing
15 229 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
16 177 (6.81%) Mentoring
17 163 (6.27%) SDLC
18 152 (5.84%) E-Commerce
19 150 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
20 138 (5.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2,405 (92.46%) C#
2 1,284 (49.37%) JavaScript
3 1,024 (39.37%) SQL
4 364 (13.99%) T-SQL
5 225 (8.65%) TypeScript
6 149 (5.73%) Python
7 144 (5.54%) Java
8 118 (4.54%) Ruby
9 85 (3.27%) C++
10 68 (2.61%) PowerShell
11 49 (1.88%) VB.NET
12 42 (1.61%) PHP
13 37 (1.42%) ES6
14 36 (1.38%) Go
15 32 (1.23%) PL/SQL
16 30 (1.15%) F#
17 25 (0.96%) Scala
18 23 (0.88%) C
19 22 (0.85%) R
20 18 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 179 (6.88%) Degree
2 37 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (0.81%) Master's Degree
5 11 (0.42%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.23%) PhD
8 5 (0.19%) MCSD
8 5 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.077%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.077%) MCAD
9 2 (0.077%) MCP
9 2 (0.077%) MCTS
9 2 (0.077%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.077%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.038%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (3.15%) QA
2 9 (0.35%) GDPR
2 9 (0.35%) WAI
3 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.077%) WCAG
5 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.038%) SLA
System Software
1 451 (17.34%) Docker
2 5 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.077%) vSphere
4 1 (0.038%) NFS
4 1 (0.038%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 251 (9.65%) Kubernetes
2 61 (2.35%) Terraform
3 49 (1.88%) Kibana
4 32 (1.23%) Ansible
5 23 (0.88%) logstash
6 18 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.62%) Mesos
8 14 (0.54%) Grafana
9 9 (0.35%) Puppet
9 9 (0.35%) Rancher
9 9 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.15%) Opsview
10 4 (0.15%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.12%) Automic
12 2 (0.077%) Graphite
12 2 (0.077%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.038%) Icinga
13 1 (0.038%) Istio
13 1 (0.038%) Packer
13 1 (0.038%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 746 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 138 (5.31%) Google
3 78 (3.00%) Facebook
3 78 (3.00%) Oracle
4 75 (2.88%) Xamarin
5 49 (1.88%) Apple
6 48 (1.85%) Sony
6 48 (1.85%) Yahoo!
7 43 (1.65%) Nintex
8 29 (1.11%) Atlassian
9 25 (0.96%) Telerik
10 22 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 15 (0.58%) SAP
12 13 (0.50%) BT
12 13 (0.50%) Red Hat
13 12 (0.46%) Rakuten
14 11 (0.42%) New Relic
15 10 (0.38%) EMC
16 6 (0.23%) Cisco
16 6 (0.23%) IBM