Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 58 78 183
Rank change year-on-year +20 +105 +232
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 4,034 3,774 2,829
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.60% 3.77% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.49% 9.57% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,409 3,370 2,574
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -

.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 35,096 39,435 56,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.00% 39.41% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 27,328 32,710 46,657
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

.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 10 May 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 10 May 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 +21 3,678 £55,000 - 1,047
UK excluding London +26 2,443 £50,000 +1.01% 801
London +20 1,401 £75,000 +15.38% 303
South East +34 928 £55,000 +10.00% 197
Work from Home -22 848 £52,500 +5.00% 280
North of England -7 553 £47,500 +5.56% 242
Midlands +46 355 £45,500 -8.08% 167
South West +36 325 £45,000 -5.26% 76
North West 0 315 £50,000 - 152
West Midlands +43 183 £45,500 -9.00% 79
Yorkshire -28 183 £45,000 +12.50% 69
East Midlands +30 172 £47,500 +18.75% 86
Scotland +16 154 £47,500 -5.00% 38
East of England -1 73 £56,500 +13.00% 58
North East +29 55 £42,000 -1.18% 21
Wales +43 49 £47,500 - 11
Northern Ireland -2 7 £30,000 -25.00% 13

For the 6 months to 10 May 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 4,017 (99.58%) .NET
2 3,438 (85.23%) C#
3 2,262 (56.07%) Azure
4 2,126 (52.70%) JavaScript
5 2,124 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
6 1,714 (42.49%) SQL
7 1,428 (35.40%) SQL Server
8 1,309 (32.45%) Microservices
9 1,286 (31.88%) MVC
10 1,236 (30.64%) .NET Framework
11 1,210 (30.00%) React
12 1,191 (29.52%) AngularJS
13 1,163 (28.83%) Software Engineering
14 1,117 (27.69%) ASP.NET
15 1,084 (26.87%) DevOps
16 1,082 (26.82%) CSS
17 1,065 (26.40%) TDD
18 991 (24.57%) AWS
19 963 (23.87%) HTML
20 925 (22.93%) Docker
21 826 (20.48%) Finance
22 782 (19.39%) Scrum
23 767 (19.01%) ASP.NET Web API
24 704 (17.45%) Microsoft
25 631 (15.64%) Kubernetes
26 570 (14.13%) SOLID
27 569 (14.11%) TypeScript
28 551 (13.66%) Vue.js
29 514 (12.74%) Entity Framework
30 509 (12.62%) Git (software)

.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
1 110 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 104 (2.58%) CMS
3 88 (2.18%) IIS
4 73 (1.81%) NServiceBus
5 69 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 60 (1.49%) EPiServer
7 38 (0.94%) Confluence
8 35 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 33 (0.82%) Umbraco
10 22 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
11 20 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (0.35%) Kentico
13 10 (0.25%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.20%) Apache
15 6 (0.15%) Headless CMS
15 6 (0.15%) nginx
16 3 (0.074%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.074%) Oracle Spatial
16 3 (0.074%) Sitefinity
17 2 (0.050%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.37%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.15%) Figma
4 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.12%) InVision
4 5 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.12%) Sketch
5 4 (0.099%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 95 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.099%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.074%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.074%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.050%) Maximo
5 2 (0.050%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.050%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.025%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2,262 (56.07%) Azure
2 991 (24.57%) AWS
3 308 (7.64%) Serverless
4 268 (6.64%) SaaS
5 234 (5.80%) PaaS
6 215 (5.33%) Azure Service Bus
7 172 (4.26%) GCP
8 157 (3.89%) Azure Functions
9 133 (3.30%) Azure Storage
10 125 (3.10%) Azure Service Fabric
11 120 (2.97%) Azure App Service
12 111 (2.75%) IaaS
13 104 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 98 (2.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 76 (1.88%) Azure Key Vault
16 61 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
17 60 (1.49%) GitHub
18 58 (1.44%) Power Platform
19 55 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
20 43 (1.07%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 108 (2.68%) HTTP
2 45 (1.12%) Skype
3 28 (0.69%) Internet
4 17 (0.42%) AMQP
5 11 (0.27%) Network Security
6 9 (0.22%) Firewall
7 8 (0.20%) VPN
8 6 (0.15%) SMTP
9 5 (0.12%) LAN
9 5 (0.12%) RTP
9 5 (0.12%) WAN
10 4 (0.099%) DNS
10 4 (0.099%) H.323
11 3 (0.074%) Intranet
11 3 (0.074%) Reverse Proxy
12 2 (0.050%) IPv4
12 2 (0.050%) VoIP
13 1 (0.025%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.025%) FTP
13 1 (0.025%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,428 (35.40%) SQL Server
2 403 (9.99%) NoSQL
3 166 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
4 158 (3.92%) MySQL
5 148 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 133 (3.30%) Redis
7 131 (3.25%) MongoDB
8 128 (3.17%) Relational Database
9 87 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 40 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 39 (0.97%) Big Data
11 39 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
12 37 (0.92%) Power BI
13 34 (0.84%) SQLPlus
14 29 (0.72%) RDBMS
15 28 (0.69%) SQL Server 2019
16 26 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (0.55%) Oracle Database
18 19 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 509 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 234 (5.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 233 (5.78%) TeamCity
4 182 (4.51%) Visual Studio
5 162 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 160 (3.97%) Selenium
7 142 (3.52%) Visual Studio Team System
8 131 (3.25%) Jenkins
9 117 (2.90%) NUnit
10 109 (2.70%) GitLab
11 80 (1.98%) JIRA
12 77 (1.91%) Cypress.io
13 71 (1.76%) SpecFlow
14 66 (1.64%) webpack
15 48 (1.19%) Grunt
16 45 (1.12%) Moq
17 39 (0.97%) Storybook
18 26 (0.64%) gulp
19 24 (0.59%) MSTest
20 21 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 826 (20.48%) Finance
2 444 (11.01%) Social Skills
3 186 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (3.52%) Front Office
5 95 (2.35%) Public Sector
6 94 (2.33%) Games
7 88 (2.18%) Marketing
8 81 (2.01%) Retail
9 76 (1.88%) Telecoms
10 69 (1.71%) Banking
11 59 (1.46%) Manufacturing
12 53 (1.31%) Law
13 51 (1.26%) Legal
14 50 (1.24%) Automotive
14 50 (1.24%) Organisational Skills
15 48 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
16 44 (1.09%) Advertising
17 32 (0.79%) Local Government
18 31 (0.77%) Electronics
19 27 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2,951 (73.15%) Developer
2 1,723 (42.71%) .NET Developer
3 1,033 (25.61%) C# Developer
4 842 (20.87%) Senior Developer
5 771 (19.11%) Software Developer
6 636 (15.77%) Software Engineer
7 627 (15.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 467 (11.58%) Senior .NET Developer
9 440 (10.91%) .NET Software Developer
10 423 (10.49%) Full Stack Developer
11 290 (7.19%) C# Software Developer
12 284 (7.04%) Senior C# Developer
13 277 (6.87%) .NET Software Engineer
14 243 (6.02%) Azure Developer
15 240 (5.95%) Senior Software Developer
16 196 (4.86%) Senior Software Engineer
17 193 (4.78%) SQL Developer
18 186 (4.61%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 162 (4.02%) React Developer
20 157 (3.89%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,017 (99.58%) .NET
2 1,236 (30.64%) .NET Framework
3 1,210 (30.00%) React
4 1,191 (29.52%) AngularJS
5 1,117 (27.69%) ASP.NET
6 1,082 (26.82%) CSS
7 963 (23.87%) HTML
8 767 (19.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 551 (13.66%) Vue.js
10 514 (12.74%) Entity Framework
11 468 (11.60%) Web Services
12 413 (10.24%) REST
13 402 (9.97%) ASP.NET MVC
14 384 (9.52%) RESTful
15 375 (9.30%) jQuery
16 304 (7.54%) HTML5
17 303 (7.51%) ASP.NET Core
18 289 (7.16%) Node.js
19 285 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 239 (5.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 446 (11.06%) Greenfield Project
2 179 (4.44%) User Experience
3 144 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 126 (3.12%) Derivative
5 125 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 119 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 107 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 95 (2.35%) Equities
8 95 (2.35%) N-Tier
9 84 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 83 (2.06%) Cloud Native
11 81 (2.01%) Data Structures
11 81 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
12 80 (1.98%) Fixed Income
13 38 (0.94%) Reinsurance
14 30 (0.74%) Virtual Team
15 24 (0.59%) LIMS
16 23 (0.57%) Blog
17 20 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
18 18 (0.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 180 (4.46%) Linux
2 146 (3.62%) Windows
3 52 (1.29%) Android
4 46 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 40 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.27%) VMS
7 9 (0.22%) Unix
8 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.12%) SUSE
10 5 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2016
12 1 (0.025%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,124 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1,309 (32.45%) Microservices
3 1,286 (31.88%) MVC
4 1,163 (28.83%) Software Engineering
5 1,084 (26.87%) DevOps
6 1,065 (26.40%) TDD
7 782 (19.39%) Scrum
8 570 (14.13%) SOLID
9 494 (12.25%) Fintech
10 431 (10.68%) Mentoring
11 427 (10.59%) Test Automation
12 417 (10.34%) Unit Testing
13 397 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
14 369 (9.15%) OO
15 358 (8.87%) BDD
16 330 (8.18%) SDLC
17 291 (7.21%) Web Development
18 243 (6.02%) Computer Science
19 214 (5.30%) Problem-Solving
20 184 (4.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3,438 (85.23%) C#
2 2,126 (52.70%) JavaScript
3 1,714 (42.49%) SQL
4 569 (14.11%) TypeScript
5 359 (8.90%) T-SQL
6 241 (5.97%) Python
7 188 (4.66%) PowerShell
8 174 (4.31%) Java
9 146 (3.62%) C++
10 118 (2.93%) Go
11 65 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 60 (1.49%) ES6
13 41 (1.02%) VB
14 38 (0.94%) PHP
15 35 (0.87%) Ruby
16 33 (0.82%) Bash Shell
17 29 (0.72%) C
18 21 (0.52%) Perl
19 17 (0.42%) F#
20 15 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 366 (9.07%) Degree
2 157 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (0.79%) Security Cleared
5 30 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.32%) HNC
7 10 (0.25%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.22%) ISEB
8 9 (0.22%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.12%) CISA
10 5 (0.12%) CISM
10 5 (0.12%) CISSP
10 5 (0.12%) ISSAP
10 5 (0.12%) ISSEP
11 4 (0.099%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.050%) MCAD
13 1 (0.025%) MCP
13 1 (0.025%) MCPD
13 1 (0.025%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (3.89%) QA
2 21 (0.52%) PSD2
3 12 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.20%) GRC
4 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.12%) COBIT
5 5 (0.12%) NIST
6 2 (0.050%) SOC 2
7 1 (0.025%) GDPR
7 1 (0.025%) WCAG
System Software
1 925 (22.93%) Docker
2 30 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.15%) Firmware
5 5 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.025%) LXC
6 1 (0.025%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 631 (15.64%) Kubernetes
2 252 (6.25%) Terraform
3 73 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (0.87%) Ansible
5 33 (0.82%) Prometheus
6 27 (0.67%) MIIS
7 19 (0.47%) Kibana
8 17 (0.42%) Grafana
9 13 (0.32%) Puppet
10 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.17%) Istio
11 5 (0.12%) Rancher
12 3 (0.074%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.050%) Graphite
13 2 (0.050%) Graylog
13 2 (0.050%) logstash
13 2 (0.050%) Opsgenie
13 2 (0.050%) SCCM
14 1 (0.025%) HP Fortify
14 1 (0.025%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 704 (17.45%) Microsoft
2 121 (3.00%) Google
3 82 (2.03%) Oracle
3 82 (2.03%) Xamarin
4 78 (1.93%) Nintex
5 31 (0.77%) Samsung
5 31 (0.77%) SAP
6 27 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 26 (0.64%) VMware
8 22 (0.55%) Telerik
9 21 (0.52%) Databricks
10 16 (0.40%) IBM
11 13 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (0.30%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.25%) Adobe
13 10 (0.25%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.22%) Splunk
14 9 (0.22%) Xceptor
15 8 (0.20%) Blue Prism
15 8 (0.20%) MuleSoft