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

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 86 200
Rank change year-on-year +37 +114 +324
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 3,658 4,071 2,597
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.85% 3.36% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.70% 8.65% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,982 3,955 2,552
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 31,255 47,051 59,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.46% 38.80% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25,807 38,980 49,561
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

.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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +38 3,350 £55,000 +4.76% 863
UK excluding London +35 2,296 £50,000 +5.26% 686
London +37 1,222 £72,500 +11.54% 235
South East +43 872 £55,000 +10.00% 175
Work from Home +14 776 £50,000 - 201
North of England +8 566 £50,000 +11.11% 204
North West +19 356 £50,000 - 128
Midlands +54 337 £45,500 +1.11% 139
South West +35 271 £45,000 -5.26% 56
East Midlands +30 175 £47,500 +18.75% 58
West Midlands +47 162 £45,000 -9.09% 78
Scotland +14 159 £47,500 +5.56% 37
Yorkshire -22 153 £47,500 +11.76% 55
North East +32 57 £47,500 +11.76% 21
East of England +2 47 £52,500 -12.50% 54
Wales +43 37 £43,500 -3.33% 13
Northern Ireland +1 9 £30,000 -27.27% 8

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3,652 (99.84%) .NET
2 3,089 (84.45%) C#
3 2,024 (55.33%) Azure
4 1,971 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1,945 (53.17%) JavaScript
6 1,511 (41.31%) SQL
7 1,268 (34.66%) SQL Server
8 1,232 (33.68%) MVC
9 1,178 (32.20%) ASP.NET
10 1,144 (31.27%) .NET Framework
11 1,127 (30.81%) Microservices
12 1,079 (29.50%) React
13 1,061 (29.00%) AngularJS
14 1,026 (28.05%) Software Engineering
15 1,011 (27.64%) TDD
16 993 (27.15%) DevOps
17 971 (26.54%) CSS
18 856 (23.40%) HTML
19 809 (22.12%) AWS
20 770 (21.05%) Docker
21 727 (19.87%) ASP.NET Web API
22 723 (19.76%) Scrum
23 688 (18.81%) Finance
24 597 (16.32%) Microsoft
25 546 (14.93%) SOLID
26 533 (14.57%) Entity Framework
27 526 (14.38%) TypeScript
28 482 (13.18%) Kubernetes
29 455 (12.44%) Vue.js
30 439 (12.00%) 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
1 105 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 93 (2.54%) NServiceBus
3 82 (2.24%) CMS
4 67 (1.83%) IIS
5 59 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
6 49 (1.34%) Confluence
7 41 (1.12%) EPiServer
8 37 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 37 (1.01%) Umbraco
9 18 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.27%) Apache
11 9 (0.25%) Kentico
11 9 (0.25%) nginx
12 7 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.14%) Headless CMS
14 4 (0.11%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.11%) Sitefinity
15 3 (0.082%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.082%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.33%) Chatbot
3 11 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (0.30%) InVision
3 11 (0.30%) Sketch
4 5 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 72 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 7 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.027%) Magento
5 1 (0.027%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 2,024 (55.33%) Azure
2 809 (22.12%) AWS
3 218 (5.96%) PaaS
4 212 (5.80%) Serverless
5 194 (5.30%) SaaS
6 110 (3.01%) Azure Functions
7 103 (2.82%) GCP
8 94 (2.57%) IaaS
9 81 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 49 (1.34%) GitHub
11 44 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 44 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
12 41 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
13 33 (0.90%) Logic Apps
14 32 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
14 32 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
14 32 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
15 30 (0.82%) npm
15 30 (0.82%) Power Platform
16 29 (0.79%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 118 (3.23%) HTTP
2 81 (2.21%) Skype
3 26 (0.71%) Internet
4 10 (0.27%) AMQP
5 8 (0.22%) RTP
6 7 (0.19%) WEP
7 4 (0.11%) DNS
7 4 (0.11%) Firewall
8 3 (0.082%) Intranet
8 3 (0.082%) Network Security
8 3 (0.082%) VPN
9 2 (0.055%) SSL
9 2 (0.055%) VoIP
10 1 (0.027%) FTP
10 1 (0.027%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.027%) RFID
10 1 (0.027%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.027%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,268 (34.66%) SQL Server
2 381 (10.42%) NoSQL
3 158 (4.32%) MongoDB
4 114 (3.12%) Azure SQL Database
5 111 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 110 (3.01%) Redis
7 103 (2.82%) MySQL
8 99 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
9 93 (2.54%) Cosmos DB
10 40 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 31 (0.85%) SQL Server 2019
12 26 (0.71%) Big Data
12 26 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 24 (0.66%) SQLPlus
14 22 (0.60%) Oracle Database
15 20 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
17 15 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (0.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 439 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 192 (5.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 184 (5.03%) TeamCity
4 169 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 155 (4.24%) Visual Studio
6 149 (4.07%) GitLab
6 149 (4.07%) Selenium
7 124 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
8 111 (3.03%) NUnit
9 106 (2.90%) Jenkins
10 100 (2.73%) JIRA
11 58 (1.59%) Cypress.io
12 48 (1.31%) SpecFlow
13 45 (1.23%) Moq
14 43 (1.18%) webpack
15 34 (0.93%) MSTest
16 32 (0.87%) Grunt
16 32 (0.87%) Storybook
17 28 (0.77%) Bitbucket
18 25 (0.68%) Burp Suite
General
1 688 (18.81%) Finance
2 140 (3.83%) Front Office
3 78 (2.13%) Games
4 76 (2.08%) Public Sector
5 71 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 68 (1.86%) Marketing
7 56 (1.53%) Retail
8 48 (1.31%) Back Office
9 47 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 43 (1.18%) Law
11 39 (1.07%) Advertising
12 37 (1.01%) Automotive
13 34 (0.93%) Banking
14 24 (0.66%) Electronics
15 20 (0.55%) Legal
16 19 (0.52%) Police
17 18 (0.49%) Local Government
18 16 (0.44%) Aerospace
18 16 (0.44%) Financial Institution
19 13 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,791 (76.30%) Developer
2 1,647 (45.02%) .NET Developer
3 1,055 (28.84%) C# Developer
4 797 (21.79%) Senior Developer
5 757 (20.69%) Software Developer
6 669 (18.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 537 (14.68%) Software Engineer
8 474 (12.96%) Senior .NET Developer
9 412 (11.26%) .NET Software Developer
10 331 (9.05%) Full Stack Developer
11 325 (8.88%) C# Software Developer
12 306 (8.37%) Senior C# Developer
13 283 (7.74%) .NET Software Engineer
14 279 (7.63%) Azure Developer
15 225 (6.15%) Senior Software Developer
16 211 (5.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 167 (4.57%) SQL Developer
18 166 (4.54%) Senior Software Engineer
19 155 (4.24%) Lead Developer
20 145 (3.96%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,652 (99.84%) .NET
2 1,178 (32.20%) ASP.NET
3 1,144 (31.27%) .NET Framework
4 1,079 (29.50%) React
5 1,061 (29.00%) AngularJS
6 971 (26.54%) CSS
7 856 (23.40%) HTML
8 727 (19.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 533 (14.57%) Entity Framework
10 455 (12.44%) Vue.js
11 433 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 421 (11.51%) REST
13 402 (10.99%) Web Services
14 396 (10.83%) jQuery
15 307 (8.39%) ASP.NET Core
16 275 (7.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 264 (7.22%) Node.js
17 264 (7.22%) RESTful
18 253 (6.92%) HTML5
19 244 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 404 (11.04%) Greenfield Project
2 225 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 168 (4.59%) User Experience
4 135 (3.69%) Hedge funds
5 123 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 103 (2.82%) Derivative
7 99 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 94 (2.57%) N-Tier
9 86 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
10 81 (2.21%) Algorithms
11 77 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
12 72 (1.97%) Data Structures
13 69 (1.89%) Equities
14 61 (1.67%) Fixed Income
15 53 (1.45%) Cloud Native
16 39 (1.07%) Reinsurance
17 30 (0.82%) LIMS
18 29 (0.79%) Virtual Team
19 19 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
20 15 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 161 (4.40%) Windows
2 134 (3.66%) Linux
3 35 (0.96%) Android
4 26 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 20 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.16%) Unix
7 5 (0.14%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.082%) VMS
10 1 (0.027%) SUSE
10 1 (0.027%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,971 (53.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1,232 (33.68%) MVC
3 1,127 (30.81%) Microservices
4 1,026 (28.05%) Software Engineering
5 1,011 (27.64%) TDD
6 993 (27.15%) DevOps
7 723 (19.76%) Scrum
8 546 (14.93%) SOLID
9 423 (11.56%) Test Automation
10 407 (11.13%) Fintech
11 387 (10.58%) Mentoring
12 379 (10.36%) Unit Testing
13 357 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
14 336 (9.19%) OO
15 296 (8.09%) Web Development
16 280 (7.65%) SDLC
17 279 (7.63%) BDD
18 189 (5.17%) Computer Science
18 189 (5.17%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
19 177 (4.84%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3,089 (84.45%) C#
2 1,945 (53.17%) JavaScript
3 1,511 (41.31%) SQL
4 526 (14.38%) TypeScript
5 280 (7.65%) Python
6 277 (7.57%) T-SQL
7 174 (4.76%) C++
8 160 (4.37%) PowerShell
9 156 (4.26%) Go
10 155 (4.24%) Java
11 67 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 38 (1.04%) VB
13 35 (0.96%) ES6
14 25 (0.68%) Ruby
15 21 (0.57%) F#
16 18 (0.49%) Bash Shell
17 17 (0.46%) Perl
17 17 (0.46%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.46%) XAML
18 11 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 318 (8.69%) Degree
2 110 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 25 (0.68%) Security Cleared
5 14 (0.38%) ISEB
5 14 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.36%) HNC
6 13 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.11%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.082%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.082%) MCPD
9 1 (0.027%) CFA
9 1 (0.027%) CISA
9 1 (0.027%) CISM
9 1 (0.027%) CISSP
9 1 (0.027%) CIW
9 1 (0.027%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.027%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (3.94%) QA
2 9 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.11%) PSD2
3 4 (0.11%) SLA
4 3 (0.082%) GDPR
5 2 (0.055%) NIST
6 1 (0.027%) COBIT
6 1 (0.027%) Data Quality
System Software
1 770 (21.05%) Docker
2 25 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.055%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.027%) Firmware
5 1 (0.027%) LXC
5 1 (0.027%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 482 (13.18%) Kubernetes
2 209 (5.71%) Terraform
3 50 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.71%) MIIS
5 24 (0.66%) Kibana
6 23 (0.63%) Ansible
7 13 (0.36%) Puppet
8 12 (0.33%) Grafana
9 10 (0.27%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.16%) Istio
11 3 (0.082%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 3 (0.082%) Rancher
12 2 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.055%) logstash
13 1 (0.027%) Data Guard
13 1 (0.027%) HP Fortify
13 1 (0.027%) OpenView
Vendors
1 597 (16.32%) Microsoft
2 77 (2.10%) Nintex
3 70 (1.91%) Google
4 60 (1.64%) Xamarin
5 59 (1.61%) Oracle
6 31 (0.85%) VMware
7 27 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 25 (0.68%) SAP
9 22 (0.60%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.46%) Sparx
11 16 (0.44%) Databricks
12 15 (0.41%) Telerik
13 12 (0.33%) Red Hat
14 11 (0.30%) Adobe
15 8 (0.22%) Blue Prism
16 7 (0.19%) Xceptor
17 6 (0.16%) Samsung
18 5 (0.14%) FNZ
18 5 (0.14%) Murex
18 5 (0.14%) Sophis