Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 80 52 143
Rank change year-on-year -28 +91 +114
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 4,829 2,371 3,470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.80% 4.78% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.45% 10.86% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,731 2,133 3,098
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

.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 51,083 21,841 51,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.18% 44.00% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 32,464 18,771 43,025
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.31%
75th Percentile £79,563 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

.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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -23 4,368 £57,500 +4.55% 1,076
UK excluding London -23 2,745 £50,000 - 740
London -16 1,749 £75,000 +7.14% 382
Work from Home -30 1,399 £55,000 - 312
South East -11 1,029 £57,500 +4.55% 147
North of England -24 666 £47,500 -5.00% 248
Midlands -18 425 £50,000 +11.11% 161
North West -42 335 £50,000 - 142
South West -2 332 £50,000 +5.26% 66
West Midlands +11 302 £50,000 +9.89% 83
Yorkshire -16 226 £45,000 - 85
Scotland -24 168 £50,000 +5.26% 26
East Midlands -38 125 £47,250 +18.13% 78
North East +10 105 £37,500 -16.67% 21
East of England -71 84 £53,750 +13.16% 68
Wales -21 40 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Northern Ireland -42 7 £32,500 +8.33% 9

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 4,751 (98.38%) .NET
2 4,169 (86.33%) C#
3 2,890 (59.85%) Azure
4 2,650 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2,076 (42.99%) JavaScript
6 2,058 (42.62%) SQL
7 1,588 (32.88%) SQL Server
8 1,536 (31.81%) React
9 1,509 (31.25%) Microservices
9 1,509 (31.25%) AngularJS
10 1,429 (29.59%) .NET Framework
11 1,366 (28.29%) DevOps
12 1,288 (26.67%) MVC
13 1,237 (25.62%) Software Engineering
14 1,233 (25.53%) Full Stack Development
15 1,207 (24.99%) ASP.NET
16 1,172 (24.27%) Microsoft
17 1,161 (24.04%) AWS
18 1,153 (23.88%) TDD
19 1,113 (23.05%) HTML
20 1,082 (22.41%) Docker
21 1,053 (21.81%) CSS
22 1,026 (21.25%) Scrum
23 997 (20.65%) Finance
24 972 (20.13%) Kubernetes
25 804 (16.65%) Social Skills
26 797 (16.50%) Git (software)
27 793 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
28 762 (15.78%) TypeScript
29 631 (13.07%) 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
1 173 (3.58%) CMS
2 141 (2.92%) Umbraco
3 118 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 105 (2.17%) IIS
5 87 (1.80%) EPiServer
6 84 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
7 76 (1.57%) Kentico
8 53 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 52 (1.08%) Headless CMS
10 48 (0.99%) Confluence
11 38 (0.79%) Cloud Foundry
12 28 (0.58%) NServiceBus
13 16 (0.33%) MS Exchange
14 13 (0.27%) IBM Domino
15 11 (0.23%) ArcGIS
15 11 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.17%) Sitefinity
17 7 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
18 5 (0.10%) Apache
18 5 (0.10%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (0.17%) Chatbot
2 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.083%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.062%) InVision
5 3 (0.062%) Sketch
6 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.29%) MetaTrader
3 8 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 5 (0.10%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.083%) SDL Web 8
7 3 (0.062%) nopCommerce
7 3 (0.062%) RMDS
8 2 (0.041%) Magento
8 2 (0.041%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2,890 (59.85%) Azure
2 1,161 (24.04%) AWS
3 440 (9.11%) SaaS
4 429 (8.88%) Serverless
5 319 (6.61%) GCP
6 251 (5.20%) Azure Service Bus
7 162 (3.35%) PaaS
8 152 (3.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 149 (3.09%) Azure Functions
10 123 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
11 121 (2.51%) GitHub
12 84 (1.74%) IaaS
13 83 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
14 77 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
15 76 (1.57%) NuGet
16 75 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
17 74 (1.53%) Power Platform
18 70 (1.45%) Azure Storage
19 69 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
20 68 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.36%) HTTP
2 39 (0.81%) Internet
3 32 (0.66%) Firewall
4 26 (0.54%) DNS
5 19 (0.39%) MQTT
5 19 (0.39%) VPN
6 16 (0.33%) LAN
6 16 (0.33%) WAN
7 12 (0.25%) SMTP
8 11 (0.23%) IPv4
9 8 (0.17%) Broadband
10 6 (0.12%) Network Security
10 6 (0.12%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.10%) Skype
12 4 (0.083%) AMQP
12 4 (0.083%) DSL
13 3 (0.062%) SSH
14 2 (0.041%) RTP
14 2 (0.041%) RTSP
14 2 (0.041%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,588 (32.88%) SQL Server
2 427 (8.84%) NoSQL
3 231 (4.78%) PostgreSQL
4 230 (4.76%) MySQL
5 189 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 181 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 176 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 167 (3.46%) MongoDB
9 151 (3.13%) Redis
10 70 (1.45%) Big Data
11 62 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 51 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 50 (1.04%) Power BI
14 42 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
15 38 (0.79%) Couchbase
16 37 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
17 36 (0.75%) Data Lake
18 32 (0.66%) RDBMS
19 31 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (0.56%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 797 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 322 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 292 (6.05%) TeamCity
4 241 (4.99%) Visual Studio
5 176 (3.64%) Selenium
6 167 (3.46%) JIRA
7 154 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 151 (3.13%) NUnit
9 139 (2.88%) Jenkins
10 127 (2.63%) SpecFlow
11 113 (2.34%) Moq
12 82 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
13 81 (1.68%) git-flow
14 77 (1.59%) GitLab
15 76 (1.57%) webpack
16 55 (1.14%) ReSharper
17 49 (1.01%) Cypress.io
17 49 (1.01%) Log4Net
18 39 (0.81%) gulp
18 39 (0.81%) JMeter
General
1 997 (20.65%) Finance
2 804 (16.65%) Social Skills
3 172 (3.56%) Retail
4 166 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 121 (2.51%) Banking
6 107 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 104 (2.15%) Marketing
8 89 (1.84%) Public Sector
9 75 (1.55%) Law
10 72 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 67 (1.39%) Games
11 67 (1.39%) Legal
11 67 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
12 50 (1.04%) Local Government
13 49 (1.01%) Electronics
14 45 (0.93%) Telecoms
15 41 (0.85%) Advertising
16 40 (0.83%) Front Office
17 35 (0.72%) Presentation Skills
18 34 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,377 (69.93%) Developer
2 1,780 (36.86%) .NET Developer
3 1,152 (23.86%) C# Developer
4 969 (20.07%) Senior Developer
5 872 (18.06%) Software Developer
6 619 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 595 (12.32%) Software Engineer
8 553 (11.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 530 (10.98%) Full Stack Developer
10 337 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
11 304 (6.30%) Senior C# Developer
12 278 (5.76%) Lead Developer
13 276 (5.72%) Senior Software Engineer
14 262 (5.43%) C# Software Developer
15 247 (5.11%) Senior Software Developer
16 231 (4.78%) Azure Developer
17 197 (4.08%) Angular Developer
18 173 (3.58%) Architect
19 170 (3.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 161 (3.33%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,751 (98.38%) .NET
2 1,536 (31.81%) React
3 1,509 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 1,429 (29.59%) .NET Framework
5 1,207 (24.99%) ASP.NET
6 1,113 (23.05%) HTML
7 1,053 (21.81%) CSS
8 793 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 631 (13.07%) Entity Framework
10 510 (10.56%) REST
11 508 (10.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 473 (9.79%) RESTful
13 447 (9.26%) Web Services
14 412 (8.53%) Vue.js
15 367 (7.60%) jQuery
16 339 (7.02%) HTML5
17 334 (6.92%) Node.js
18 300 (6.21%) ASP.NET Core
19 223 (4.62%) Sass
20 219 (4.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 485 (10.04%) Greenfield Project
2 265 (5.49%) User Experience
3 182 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 143 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 123 (2.55%) Legacy Systems
6 118 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 117 (2.42%) Cloud Native
8 69 (1.43%) Algorithms
9 65 (1.35%) Data Structures
9 65 (1.35%) Hedge funds
10 58 (1.20%) N-Tier
11 50 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 47 (0.97%) Blog
12 47 (0.97%) Legacy Applications
13 45 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
14 43 (0.89%) Tandem
15 30 (0.62%) Data Centre
16 28 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 28 (0.58%) Management Information System
17 25 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 285 (5.90%) Windows
2 226 (4.68%) Linux
3 88 (1.82%) Android
4 79 (1.64%) Windows Server
5 68 (1.41%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.56%) VMS
7 21 (0.43%) Unix
8 7 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.10%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.041%) Debian
10 2 (0.041%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.041%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,650 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1,509 (31.25%) Microservices
3 1,366 (28.29%) DevOps
4 1,288 (26.67%) MVC
5 1,237 (25.62%) Software Engineering
6 1,233 (25.53%) Full Stack Development
7 1,153 (23.88%) TDD
8 1,026 (21.25%) Scrum
9 589 (12.20%) SOLID
10 548 (11.35%) Mentoring
11 538 (11.14%) Unit Testing
12 512 (10.60%) Test Automation
13 508 (10.52%) SDLC
14 502 (10.40%) Fintech
15 432 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
16 383 (7.93%) Web Development
17 354 (7.33%) BDD
18 339 (7.02%) Computer Science
19 325 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
20 310 (6.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4,169 (86.33%) C#
2 2,076 (42.99%) JavaScript
3 2,058 (42.62%) SQL
4 762 (15.78%) TypeScript
5 357 (7.39%) T-SQL
6 250 (5.18%) Python
7 246 (5.09%) PowerShell
8 194 (4.02%) Java
9 116 (2.40%) C++
10 106 (2.20%) VB.NET
11 95 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 87 (1.80%) ES6
13 80 (1.66%) C
14 70 (1.45%) VB
15 48 (0.99%) Ruby
16 45 (0.93%) PHP
17 35 (0.72%) Go
18 28 (0.58%) Rust
19 22 (0.46%) Scala
20 21 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 329 (6.81%) Degree
2 182 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (0.95%) Master's Degree
4 35 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 29 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
8 11 (0.23%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.19%) HND
10 3 (0.062%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.041%) MCAD
11 2 (0.041%) MCPD
12 1 (0.021%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 304 (6.30%) QA
2 82 (1.70%) Accessibility
3 34 (0.70%) PSD2
4 15 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 15 (0.31%) GxP
5 11 (0.23%) GDPR
6 8 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.14%) WCAG
8 6 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.12%) TickIT
9 4 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.062%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.021%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.021%) NIST
11 1 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.021%) SLA
System Software
1 1,082 (22.41%) Docker
2 32 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.14%) Firmware
4 5 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.041%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 972 (20.13%) Kubernetes
2 321 (6.65%) Terraform
3 76 (1.57%) Grafana
4 61 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 58 (1.20%) Ansible
6 48 (0.99%) Opsgenie
7 37 (0.77%) Prometheus
8 30 (0.62%) Graphite
8 30 (0.62%) Graylog
9 27 (0.56%) Kibana
10 23 (0.48%) MIIS
11 18 (0.37%) HAProxy
11 18 (0.37%) logstash
11 18 (0.37%) Pingdom
11 18 (0.37%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.33%) Puppet
13 12 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.23%) SCCM
15 6 (0.12%) Istio
16 5 (0.10%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1,172 (24.27%) Microsoft
2 220 (4.56%) Google
3 99 (2.05%) Sitecore
4 95 (1.97%) Xamarin
5 89 (1.84%) Oracle
6 56 (1.16%) Samsung
7 39 (0.81%) SAP
8 34 (0.70%) New Relic
8 34 (0.70%) Telerik
9 25 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 24 (0.50%) Sun
11 23 (0.48%) VMware
12 21 (0.43%) IBM
12 21 (0.43%) LexisNexis
13 18 (0.37%) Databricks
14 15 (0.31%) Agilent
15 13 (0.27%) HubSpot
15 13 (0.27%) QAD
15 13 (0.27%) Refinitiv
15 13 (0.27%) Wrike