Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 249 713
Rank change year-on-year +103 +464 +490
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 3,366 2,261 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.46% 1.37% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.57% 3.43% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,003 2,013 522
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -7.32%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 51,267 65,864 70,679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.52% 39.97% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 42,150 54,451 58,504
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +99 3,102 £55,000 +4.76% 755
UK excluding London +135 2,056 £47,500 +5.56% 592
London +100 1,256 £65,000 - 223
South East +141 600 £52,500 +10.53% 134
North of England +72 576 £45,000 - 190
North West +80 382 £45,000 - 92
Midlands +106 307 £42,500 -5.56% 114
South West +97 249 £45,000 +12.50% 48
Yorkshire +44 172 £42,500 -10.53% 80
Scotland +113 161 £45,000 +5.88% 38
West Midlands +71 160 £45,000 -5.26% 63
East Midlands +79 147 £40,000 -5.88% 50
East of England +30 113 £52,750 +5.50% 46
Northern Ireland +12 27 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North East +19 23 £40,000 -4.76% 18
Wales +22 22 £46,250 +27.59% 12
Isle of Man - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3,346 (99.41%) .NET
2 3,088 (91.74%) C#
3 1,783 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
4 1,746 (51.87%) Azure
5 1,596 (47.42%) JavaScript
6 1,532 (45.51%) MVC
7 1,523 (45.25%) ASP.NET
8 1,459 (43.35%) SQL Server
9 1,231 (36.57%) SQL
10 1,224 (36.36%) AngularJS
11 982 (29.17%) CSS
12 964 (28.64%) Microsoft
13 944 (28.05%) HTML
13 944 (28.05%) ASP.NET Web API
14 909 (27.01%) Microservices
15 890 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 826 (24.54%) AWS
17 810 (24.06%) .NET Framework
18 786 (23.35%) React
19 770 (22.88%) DevOps
20 715 (21.24%) TDD
21 660 (19.61%) Finance
22 599 (17.80%) Scrum
23 590 (17.53%) Software Engineering
24 535 (15.89%) Docker
25 533 (15.83%) Git (software)
26 509 (15.12%) Greenfield Project
27 447 (13.28%) REST
28 431 (12.80%) Entity Framework
29 384 (11.41%) jQuery

.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 99 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
2 94 (2.79%) Confluence
3 80 (2.38%) IIS
4 78 (2.32%) Umbraco
5 60 (1.78%) CMS
6 57 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 16 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (0.39%) NServiceBus
9 7 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.18%) Drupal
11 5 (0.15%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.12%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.12%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.12%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.089%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.059%) Apache
14 2 (0.059%) nginx
14 2 (0.059%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.059%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (0.30%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.15%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.15%) Zeplin
4 2 (0.059%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 88 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.68%) SAP ERP
3 14 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
5 5 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.12%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.059%) Maximo
7 2 (0.059%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1,746 (51.87%) Azure
2 826 (24.54%) AWS
3 161 (4.78%) SaaS
4 151 (4.49%) GCP
5 140 (4.16%) Serverless
6 85 (2.53%) PaaS
7 47 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
8 36 (1.07%) GitHub
9 35 (1.04%) Azure Functions
10 31 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
12 26 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
12 26 (0.77%) Power Platform
13 25 (0.74%) Office 365
14 24 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
14 24 (0.71%) Amazon S3
15 23 (0.68%) IaaS
15 23 (0.68%) OpenShift
16 17 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
17 16 (0.48%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 26 (0.77%) HTTP
2 20 (0.59%) Internet
3 10 (0.30%) Skype
4 5 (0.15%) DNS
4 5 (0.15%) FTP
5 4 (0.12%) DAB
5 4 (0.12%) Firewall
6 3 (0.089%) Intranet
7 2 (0.059%) CTI
7 2 (0.059%) GPRS
8 1 (0.030%) DHCP
8 1 (0.030%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.030%) Modbus
8 1 (0.030%) NAS
8 1 (0.030%) Network Security
8 1 (0.030%) RIP
8 1 (0.030%) RS-232
8 1 (0.030%) RS-485
8 1 (0.030%) SAN
8 1 (0.030%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,459 (43.35%) SQL Server
2 370 (10.99%) NoSQL
3 157 (4.66%) MongoDB
4 141 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 126 (3.74%) MySQL
6 83 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 77 (2.29%) Cosmos DB
8 76 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 74 (2.20%) Redis
10 69 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
11 59 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
12 50 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 39 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
14 38 (1.13%) Big Data
15 32 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
15 32 (0.95%) Event Store
15 32 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
16 26 (0.77%) Power BI
16 26 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 533 (15.83%) Git (software)
2 258 (7.66%) Visual Studio
3 224 (6.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 200 (5.94%) JIRA
5 147 (4.37%) TeamCity
6 137 (4.07%) Selenium
7 128 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 126 (3.74%) NUnit
9 114 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
10 89 (2.64%) Jenkins
11 60 (1.78%) SpecFlow
12 53 (1.57%) MSTest
13 50 (1.49%) Moq
14 45 (1.34%) Bitbucket
15 42 (1.25%) WebDriver
16 31 (0.92%) webpack
17 20 (0.59%) Artifactory
17 20 (0.59%) Jasmine
17 20 (0.59%) ReSharper
17 20 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 660 (19.61%) Finance
2 142 (4.22%) Retail
3 105 (3.12%) Marketing
4 71 (2.11%) Banking
5 59 (1.75%) Games
6 58 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 57 (1.69%) Law
8 55 (1.63%) Public Sector
9 37 (1.10%) Advertising
10 28 (0.83%) Electronics
11 25 (0.74%) Front Office
11 25 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 24 (0.71%) Automotive
13 20 (0.59%) Legal
14 15 (0.45%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.42%) Back Office
16 13 (0.39%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.21%) Publishing
18 6 (0.18%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.18%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,662 (79.08%) Developer
2 1,539 (45.72%) .NET Developer
3 1,144 (33.99%) C# Developer
4 648 (19.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 547 (16.25%) Senior Developer
6 506 (15.03%) Software Developer
7 326 (9.69%) Software Engineer
8 323 (9.60%) Senior .NET Developer
9 284 (8.44%) Full Stack Developer
10 204 (6.06%) Azure Developer
10 204 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
11 195 (5.79%) .NET Software Developer
12 191 (5.67%) C# Software Developer
13 147 (4.37%) Angular Developer
14 140 (4.16%) .NET Software Engineer
14 140 (4.16%) Lead Developer
14 140 (4.16%) SQL Developer
15 131 (3.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 128 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 127 (3.77%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,346 (99.41%) .NET
2 1,523 (45.25%) ASP.NET
3 1,224 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 982 (29.17%) CSS
5 944 (28.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 944 (28.05%) HTML
6 890 (26.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 810 (24.06%) .NET Framework
8 786 (23.35%) React
9 447 (13.28%) REST
10 431 (12.80%) Entity Framework
11 384 (11.41%) jQuery
12 352 (10.46%) Web Services
13 287 (8.53%) RESTful
14 285 (8.47%) HTML5
15 279 (8.29%) Node.js
16 262 (7.78%) Vue.js
17 189 (5.61%) WCF
18 178 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 177 (5.26%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 509 (15.12%) Greenfield Project
2 165 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
3 134 (3.98%) User Experience
4 99 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 72 (2.14%) Cloud Native
6 70 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 63 (1.87%) Hedge funds
8 43 (1.28%) N-Tier
9 40 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
10 33 (0.98%) Virtual Team
11 29 (0.86%) Algorithms
11 29 (0.86%) Social Network
12 26 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (0.48%) Data Structures
14 14 (0.42%) BYOD
14 14 (0.42%) Robotics
15 13 (0.39%) EPoS
15 13 (0.39%) Fixed Income
16 11 (0.33%) Equities
16 11 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 280 (8.32%) Windows
2 143 (4.25%) Linux
3 42 (1.25%) Windows Server
4 39 (1.16%) Android
5 33 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.24%) Unix
7 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.059%) Solaris
9 1 (0.030%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.030%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,783 (52.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1,532 (45.51%) MVC
3 909 (27.01%) Microservices
4 770 (22.88%) DevOps
5 715 (21.24%) TDD
6 599 (17.80%) Scrum
7 590 (17.53%) Software Engineering
8 356 (10.58%) Unit Testing
9 346 (10.28%) Web Development
10 326 (9.69%) Test Automation
11 324 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
12 316 (9.39%) SOLID
13 312 (9.27%) Fintech
14 272 (8.08%) SDLC
15 241 (7.16%) E-Commerce
16 233 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
17 220 (6.54%) Mentoring
18 207 (6.15%) BDD
19 194 (5.76%) Computer Science
20 193 (5.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3,088 (91.74%) C#
2 1,596 (47.42%) JavaScript
3 1,231 (36.57%) SQL
4 301 (8.94%) T-SQL
5 278 (8.26%) TypeScript
6 165 (4.90%) Python
7 116 (3.45%) Java
8 115 (3.42%) VB.NET
9 88 (2.61%) C++
10 80 (2.38%) VB
11 67 (1.99%) PowerShell
12 57 (1.69%) F#
13 41 (1.22%) C
14 38 (1.13%) Go
15 32 (0.95%) VB6
16 27 (0.80%) ES6
17 17 (0.51%) PHP
18 15 (0.45%) Ruby
19 14 (0.42%) Bash Shell
19 14 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 289 (8.59%) Degree
2 98 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
5 23 (0.68%) MCTS
6 19 (0.56%) MCAD
7 14 (0.42%) MCP
8 12 (0.36%) MCPD
9 11 (0.33%) MCSD
9 11 (0.33%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.24%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.089%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.089%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.059%) GPEN
13 2 (0.059%) GWAPT
13 2 (0.059%) OSCE
13 2 (0.059%) OSCP
13 2 (0.059%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.059%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (3.24%) QA
2 18 (0.53%) SLA
3 11 (0.33%) WAI
4 7 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.089%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.089%) PMO
6 2 (0.059%) GDPR
6 2 (0.059%) HL7
6 2 (0.059%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.030%) DICOM
7 1 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.030%) WCAG
System Software
1 535 (15.89%) Docker
2 15 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.30%) Varnish
4 6 (0.18%) Firmware
5 3 (0.089%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.030%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.030%) NFS
Systems Management
1 348 (10.34%) Kubernetes
2 52 (1.54%) Terraform
3 44 (1.31%) SQL Sentry
4 43 (1.28%) Kibana
5 30 (0.89%) Grafana
6 19 (0.56%) Nagios
7 16 (0.48%) Ansible
8 11 (0.33%) Packer
9 8 (0.24%) MIIS
10 7 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
11 6 (0.18%) Puppet
12 3 (0.089%) Consul
12 3 (0.089%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.089%) Istio
12 3 (0.089%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.059%) logstash
13 2 (0.059%) Rancher
14 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.030%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 964 (28.64%) Microsoft
2 145 (4.31%) Google
3 73 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 56 (1.66%) SAP
5 52 (1.54%) Oracle
6 47 (1.40%) Sitecore
7 38 (1.13%) Nintex
8 36 (1.07%) Sage
9 32 (0.95%) Atlassian
10 15 (0.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 13 (0.39%) Telerik
11 13 (0.39%) Veracode
12 12 (0.36%) Fidessa
13 10 (0.30%) Logi
13 10 (0.30%) Logi Analytics
14 9 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.18%) Informatica
15 6 (0.18%) Talend
15 6 (0.18%) Telstra
15 6 (0.18%) WorldPay