Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 334 744
Rank change year-on-year +167 +410 +557
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 3,050 1,744 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.10% 1.00% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.56% 2.48% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,812 1,562 472
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -37.93%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £72,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 54,832 70,426 72,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.79% 40.33% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45,213 58,661 60,450
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

.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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 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 +161 2,816 £52,500 +5.00% 722
UK excluding London +148 1,862 £45,000 - 568
London +170 1,132 £65,000 - 213
South East +217 614 £50,000 +5.26% 125
North of England +60 418 £42,500 -5.56% 190
South West +127 305 £45,000 +12.50% 46
North West +93 268 £42,500 -5.56% 104
Midlands +83 242 £45,000 -5.26% 102
West Midlands +62 132 £45,000 -5.26% 56
Yorkshire +26 131 £45,000 -5.26% 72
Scotland +66 127 £42,500 - 42
East Midlands +61 110 £42,500 -5.56% 46
East of England +31 103 £52,500 +5.00% 47
Wales +17 28 £39,000 -8.24% 7
Northern Ireland +2 22 £42,500 +39.34% 10
North East -5 19 £42,000 -6.67% 14
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 3,023 (99.11%) .NET
2 2,812 (92.20%) C#
3 1,677 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
4 1,612 (52.85%) MVC
5 1,524 (49.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 1,487 (48.75%) JavaScript
7 1,455 (47.70%) ASP.NET
8 1,384 (45.38%) SQL Server
9 1,260 (41.31%) AngularJS
10 1,219 (39.97%) SQL
11 1,009 (33.08%) CSS
12 979 (32.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 945 (30.98%) HTML
14 884 (28.98%) Microsoft
15 863 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 827 (27.11%) Microservices
17 793 (26.00%) .NET Framework
18 765 (25.08%) Amazon AWS
19 746 (24.46%) TDD
20 739 (24.23%) React
21 668 (21.90%) DevOps
22 619 (20.30%) Scrum
23 612 (20.07%) Software Engineering
24 574 (18.82%) Git (software)
25 570 (18.69%) Finance
26 540 (17.70%) Docker
27 521 (17.08%) Greenfield Project
28 470 (15.41%) Entity Framework
29 452 (14.82%) jQuery
30 425 (13.93%) NoSQL

.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
1 105 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
2 85 (2.79%) Umbraco
3 81 (2.66%) IIS
4 80 (2.62%) Confluence
5 67 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 45 (1.48%) CMS
7 24 (0.79%) NServiceBus
8 8 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 7 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.20%) Hyperledger
11 5 (0.16%) Drupal
12 3 (0.098%) JBoss
12 3 (0.098%) nginx
12 3 (0.098%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.098%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.066%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.066%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.033%) Skype for Business
14 1 (0.033%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (0.16%) Photoshop
1 5 (0.16%) Zeplin
2 3 (0.098%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.098%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.033%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 83 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.56%) SAP ERP
3 9 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.066%) Maximo
6 2 (0.066%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.066%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.033%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.033%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1,524 (49.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 765 (25.08%) Amazon AWS
3 173 (5.67%) SaaS
4 132 (4.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 124 (4.07%) Serverless
6 88 (2.89%) PaaS
7 47 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
7 47 (1.54%) GitHub
8 40 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
10 27 (0.89%) Azure Functions
11 25 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
12 24 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.75%) Amazon S3
13 23 (0.75%) Apigee
14 19 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (0.59%) OpenShift
16 17 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
16 17 (0.56%) Route 53
16 17 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (0.89%) Internet
2 24 (0.79%) HTTP
3 8 (0.26%) CTI
4 7 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.20%) AMQP
5 6 (0.20%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.20%) GPRS
6 5 (0.16%) Extranet
6 5 (0.16%) Intranet
7 4 (0.13%) SSL
8 3 (0.098%) Skype
9 2 (0.066%) DNS
10 1 (0.033%) Broadband
10 1 (0.033%) DHCP
10 1 (0.033%) Firewall
10 1 (0.033%) Network Security
10 1 (0.033%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,384 (45.38%) SQL Server
2 425 (13.93%) NoSQL
3 170 (5.57%) MongoDB
4 135 (4.43%) Relational Database
5 113 (3.70%) MySQL
6 80 (2.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 72 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 67 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 62 (2.03%) Redis
10 47 (1.54%) Cosmos DB
11 46 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
12 42 (1.38%) SQL Server 2017
13 39 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 38 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 34 (1.11%) Big Data
15 34 (1.11%) Event Store
16 30 (0.98%) Blockchain
17 28 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
18 23 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 574 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 276 (9.05%) Visual Studio
3 261 (8.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 197 (6.46%) JIRA
5 165 (5.41%) TeamCity
6 162 (5.31%) Visual Studio Team System
7 148 (4.85%) Jenkins
8 138 (4.52%) Selenium
9 119 (3.90%) NUnit
10 118 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 72 (2.36%) SpecFlow
12 50 (1.64%) MSTest
13 49 (1.61%) Bitbucket
14 48 (1.57%) Moq
15 42 (1.38%) WebDriver
16 30 (0.98%) Subversion
17 25 (0.82%) Cucumber
17 25 (0.82%) git-flow
17 25 (0.82%) webpack
18 21 (0.69%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 570 (18.69%) Finance
2 117 (3.84%) Marketing
3 100 (3.28%) Retail
4 81 (2.66%) Banking
5 68 (2.23%) Games
6 66 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 47 (1.54%) Advertising
7 47 (1.54%) Law
8 26 (0.85%) Electronics
8 26 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 17 (0.56%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.43%) Back Office
11 12 (0.39%) Front Office
12 10 (0.33%) Automotive
12 10 (0.33%) Legal
13 9 (0.30%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.13%) Publishing
15 2 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.033%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.033%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,467 (80.89%) Developer
2 1,571 (51.51%) .NET Developer
3 1,063 (34.85%) C# Developer
4 712 (23.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 576 (18.89%) Senior Developer
6 490 (16.07%) Software Developer
7 358 (11.74%) Senior .NET Developer
8 269 (8.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 245 (8.03%) Software Engineer
10 232 (7.61%) Senior C# Developer
11 225 (7.38%) .NET Software Developer
12 208 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
13 191 (6.26%) Azure Developer
14 190 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 170 (5.57%) ASP.NET Developer
16 166 (5.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 155 (5.08%) Lead Developer
18 149 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 146 (4.79%) Angular Developer
20 122 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,023 (99.11%) .NET
2 1,455 (47.70%) ASP.NET
3 1,260 (41.31%) AngularJS
4 1,009 (33.08%) CSS
5 979 (32.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 945 (30.98%) HTML
7 863 (28.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 793 (26.00%) .NET Framework
9 739 (24.23%) React
10 470 (15.41%) Entity Framework
11 452 (14.82%) jQuery
12 390 (12.79%) Web Services
13 379 (12.43%) REST
14 338 (11.08%) RESTful
15 279 (9.15%) Node.js
16 274 (8.98%) HTML5
17 252 (8.26%) Vue.js
18 217 (7.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 206 (6.75%) WCF
20 172 (5.64%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 521 (17.08%) Greenfield Project
2 159 (5.21%) User Experience
3 130 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 98 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 63 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (1.74%) N-Tier
7 45 (1.48%) Cloud Native
7 45 (1.48%) Hedge funds
8 41 (1.34%) Algorithms
9 33 (1.08%) Social Network
10 31 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
11 23 (0.75%) Driving Licence
12 21 (0.69%) Robotics
12 21 (0.69%) Virtual Team
13 20 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 20 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (0.52%) Equities
14 16 (0.52%) Online Games
15 13 (0.43%) Social Media
15 13 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 274 (8.98%) Windows
2 164 (5.38%) Linux
3 47 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 34 (1.11%) Android
5 29 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.23%) Unix
7 6 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.098%) Solaris
9 1 (0.033%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.033%) Debian
9 1 (0.033%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.033%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.033%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,677 (54.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,612 (52.85%) MVC
3 827 (27.11%) Microservices
4 746 (24.46%) TDD
5 668 (21.90%) DevOps
6 619 (20.30%) Scrum
7 612 (20.07%) Software Engineering
8 330 (10.82%) Test Automation
9 328 (10.75%) Unit Testing
10 326 (10.69%) Web Development
11 317 (10.39%) Fintech
12 310 (10.16%) Continuous Integration
13 300 (9.84%) SOLID
14 231 (7.57%) SDLC
15 225 (7.38%) OO
16 223 (7.31%) BDD
17 195 (6.39%) Mentoring
18 188 (6.16%) E-Commerce
19 185 (6.07%) Problem-Solving
20 151 (4.95%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2,812 (92.20%) C#
2 1,487 (48.75%) JavaScript
3 1,219 (39.97%) SQL
4 349 (11.44%) T-SQL
5 289 (9.48%) TypeScript
6 209 (6.85%) Python
7 167 (5.48%) Java
8 97 (3.18%) C++
9 91 (2.98%) VB.NET
10 67 (2.20%) PowerShell
11 53 (1.74%) Go
12 51 (1.67%) C
13 46 (1.51%) ES6
14 45 (1.48%) VB
15 40 (1.31%) F#
16 31 (1.02%) Ruby
17 28 (0.92%) PHP
18 18 (0.59%) Kotlin
19 16 (0.52%) Bash Shell
20 15 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 296 (9.70%) Degree
2 80 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (0.82%) Security Cleared
5 24 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
6 20 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 17 (0.56%) MCSD
8 8 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.26%) MCAD
8 8 (0.26%) MCTS
9 7 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.16%) PhD
11 3 (0.098%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.066%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.033%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.033%) GPEN
13 1 (0.033%) GWAPT
13 1 (0.033%) GXPN
13 1 (0.033%) OSCP
13 1 (0.033%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (4.69%) QA
2 22 (0.72%) WAI
3 7 (0.23%) GDPR
4 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.098%) SLA
6 2 (0.066%) HL7
6 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.033%) DICOM
7 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.033%) PMO
System Software
1 540 (17.70%) Docker
2 10 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.30%) Varnish
4 5 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.098%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.066%) vSphere
7 1 (0.033%) NFS
Systems Management
1 344 (11.28%) Kubernetes
2 74 (2.43%) Terraform
3 43 (1.41%) Kibana
4 33 (1.08%) Ansible
5 22 (0.72%) Grafana
6 21 (0.69%) Nagios
6 21 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.62%) SQL Sentry
8 15 (0.49%) Packer
9 13 (0.43%) Rancher
10 10 (0.33%) logstash
11 9 (0.30%) Puppet
12 7 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (0.20%) Istio
14 5 (0.16%) Prometheus
15 4 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.13%) Mesos
16 2 (0.066%) MIIS
16 2 (0.066%) Single Sign-On
17 1 (0.033%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 884 (28.98%) Microsoft
2 146 (4.79%) Google
3 78 (2.56%) Oracle
4 77 (2.52%) Xamarin
5 60 (1.97%) Nintex
6 43 (1.41%) SAP
7 30 (0.98%) Sitecore
8 24 (0.79%) Fidessa
9 19 (0.62%) Atlassian
9 19 (0.62%) Facebook
10 15 (0.49%) Telerik
11 12 (0.39%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 11 (0.36%) Veracode
13 9 (0.30%) Apple
13 9 (0.30%) Sony
13 9 (0.30%) Yahoo!
14 8 (0.26%) Avaya
14 8 (0.26%) IBM
15 7 (0.23%) Logi Analytics
15 7 (0.23%) Telstra