Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 610 1109
Rank change year-on-year +387 +499 -
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 2,463 739 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 0.41% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 1.03% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,178 671 98
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £68,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 62,639 71,715 72,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.48% 40.13% 39.23%
Number of salaries quoted 51,386 59,770 62,872
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

.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 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in the UK

.NET Core
Top 16 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 19 December 2018. 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 +379 2,346 £52,500 +6.06% 506
UK excluding London +275 1,309 £45,000 - 350
London +392 1,125 £65,000 +4.00% 183
South East +195 402 £47,500 - 84
North of England +239 388 £45,000 +5.88% 115
North West +208 278 £45,000 +2.86% 57
Midlands +91 158 £42,500 -10.53% 60
East of England +95 152 £50,000 - 30
South West +61 113 £45,000 +20.00% 34
Yorkshire +98 100 £47,500 +11.76% 44
West Midlands +67 87 £45,000 -5.26% 30
East Midlands +51 71 £40,000 -20.00% 30
Scotland +28 41 £42,500 -2.86% 15
Northern Ireland +20 31 £40,000 +31.15% 3
Wales +21 24 £36,000 +2.86% 9
North East -1 10 £40,000 +17.65% 14

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 2,462 (99.96%) .NET
2 2,219 (90.09%) C#
3 1,550 (62.93%) MVC
4 1,488 (60.41%) Agile Software Development
5 1,330 (54.00%) SQL Server
6 1,318 (53.51%) ASP.NET
7 1,190 (48.32%) JavaScript
8 1,156 (46.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 1,077 (43.73%) AngularJS
10 1,042 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
11 934 (37.92%) SQL
12 905 (36.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 900 (36.54%) HTML
13 900 (36.54%) CSS
14 740 (30.04%) Microservices
15 713 (28.95%) TDD
16 691 (28.06%) Microsoft
17 615 (24.97%) Greenfield Project
18 546 (22.17%) .NET Framework
19 521 (21.15%) React
20 491 (19.94%) Git (software)
21 474 (19.24%) NoSQL
22 469 (19.04%) Amazon AWS
23 444 (18.03%) RESTful
24 427 (17.34%) jQuery
25 424 (17.21%) Scrum
26 422 (17.13%) Software Engineering
27 401 (16.28%) Finance
27 401 (16.28%) Docker
28 387 (15.71%) 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
1 137 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 82 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 64 (2.60%) Confluence
4 62 (2.52%) IIS
5 49 (1.99%) CMS
6 32 (1.30%) Umbraco
7 20 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (0.73%) Apache Spark
9 12 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.41%) Documentum
11 8 (0.32%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.24%) Traefik
13 5 (0.20%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.20%) Ethereum
14 4 (0.16%) nginx
15 3 (0.12%) MQSeries
15 3 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
16 2 (0.081%) DNN
17 1 (0.041%) SharePoint 2010
17 1 (0.041%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (0.16%) Mingle
2 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.081%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.081%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.041%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 65 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.041%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.041%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 1,156 (46.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 469 (19.04%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (4.63%) SaaS
4 76 (3.09%) PaaS
5 73 (2.96%) Serverless
6 71 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 26 (1.06%) Office 365
8 24 (0.97%) GitHub
9 23 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
10 21 (0.85%) IaaS
10 21 (0.85%) NuGet
11 19 (0.77%) npm
12 18 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.28%) Azure Functions
17 6 (0.24%) Google Analytics
18 5 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 87 (3.53%) Internet
2 43 (1.75%) HTTP
3 24 (0.97%) Intranet
4 13 (0.53%) Extranet
5 8 (0.32%) HTTPS
6 6 (0.24%) Skype
7 4 (0.16%) Broadband
7 4 (0.16%) SMS
7 4 (0.16%) Wireless
7 4 (0.16%) X.509
8 3 (0.12%) AMQP
8 3 (0.12%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (0.12%) DHCP
8 3 (0.12%) DNS
8 3 (0.12%) Firewall
8 3 (0.12%) SAN
8 3 (0.12%) VPN
9 2 (0.081%) Network Security
10 1 (0.041%) Telnet
10 1 (0.041%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,330 (54.00%) SQL Server
2 474 (19.24%) NoSQL
3 208 (8.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 170 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 91 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 85 (3.45%) MySQL
7 74 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 68 (2.76%) Redis
9 60 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 58 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
11 49 (1.99%) Power BI
12 48 (1.95%) Cosmos DB
13 42 (1.71%) Big Data
14 36 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 33 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
17 29 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 24 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
19 23 (0.93%) Blockchain
20 19 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 491 (19.94%) Git (software)
2 251 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 214 (8.69%) Visual Studio
4 162 (6.58%) Visual Studio Team System
5 110 (4.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 107 (4.34%) JIRA
7 84 (3.41%) NUnit
8 80 (3.25%) TeamCity
9 51 (2.07%) Jenkins
10 48 (1.95%) Selenium
11 33 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 24 (0.97%) Bitbucket
13 23 (0.93%) Maven
14 21 (0.85%) Moq
15 19 (0.77%) Subversion
15 19 (0.77%) Visual Studio Code
16 17 (0.69%) Jasmine
17 16 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 16 (0.65%) webpack
18 14 (0.57%) Cucumber
General
1 401 (16.28%) Finance
2 133 (5.40%) Marketing
3 97 (3.94%) Advertising
4 84 (3.41%) Games
5 54 (2.19%) Law
6 51 (2.07%) Retail
7 50 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 48 (1.95%) Banking
9 41 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.42%) Electronics
11 27 (1.10%) Back Office
12 15 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.37%) Billing
13 9 (0.37%) Welsh Language
14 8 (0.32%) Legal
15 7 (0.28%) Automotive
15 7 (0.28%) Front Office
16 6 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.24%) Publishing
17 3 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,970 (79.98%) Developer
2 1,419 (57.61%) .NET Developer
3 775 (31.47%) C# Developer
4 543 (22.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 403 (16.36%) Senior Developer
6 284 (11.53%) Software Developer
7 279 (11.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 205 (8.32%) Full Stack Developer
9 184 (7.47%) ASP.NET Developer
10 166 (6.74%) .NET Software Developer
11 164 (6.66%) Software Engineer
12 157 (6.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 145 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 136 (5.52%) Senior C# Developer
15 135 (5.48%) Angular Developer
16 132 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
17 131 (5.32%) Azure Developer
18 111 (4.51%) Architect
19 110 (4.47%) Lead Developer
20 103 (4.18%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,462 (99.96%) .NET
2 1,318 (53.51%) ASP.NET
3 1,077 (43.73%) AngularJS
4 1,042 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 905 (36.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 900 (36.54%) CSS
6 900 (36.54%) HTML
7 546 (22.17%) .NET Framework
8 521 (21.15%) React
9 444 (18.03%) RESTful
10 427 (17.34%) jQuery
11 387 (15.71%) Entity Framework
12 315 (12.79%) Web Services
13 280 (11.37%) WCF
14 277 (11.25%) HTML5
15 275 (11.17%) Node.js
16 225 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 209 (8.49%) REST
18 162 (6.58%) Vue.js
19 143 (5.81%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 615 (24.97%) Greenfield Project
2 142 (5.77%) Fintech
3 121 (4.91%) User Experience
4 110 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 104 (4.22%) Mobile App
6 71 (2.88%) Social Media
7 70 (2.84%) BBC
8 65 (2.64%) N-Tier
9 63 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
10 59 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
11 39 (1.58%) Social Network
12 36 (1.46%) Cloud Native
13 31 (1.26%) Management Information System
14 24 (0.97%) Online Games
15 20 (0.81%) Hedge funds
16 15 (0.61%) Blog
17 14 (0.57%) CCTV
17 14 (0.57%) NHS
17 14 (0.57%) Public Cloud
17 14 (0.57%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 177 (7.19%) Windows
2 74 (3.00%) Linux
3 64 (2.60%) Android
4 60 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 37 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.73%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.61%) CentOS
8 15 (0.61%) Unix
9 12 (0.49%) Solaris
10 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.12%) OpenBSD
11 3 (0.12%) VMS
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.081%) Debian
13 1 (0.041%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,550 (62.93%) MVC
2 1,488 (60.41%) Agile Software Development
3 740 (30.04%) Microservices
4 713 (28.95%) TDD
5 424 (17.21%) Scrum
6 422 (17.13%) Software Engineering
7 347 (14.09%) OO
8 342 (13.89%) BDD
9 333 (13.52%) DevOps
10 331 (13.44%) Web Application Development
11 276 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
12 272 (11.04%) SOLID
13 264 (10.72%) Test Automation
14 257 (10.43%) Web Development
15 205 (8.32%) Unit Testing
16 189 (7.67%) E-Commerce
17 185 (7.51%) Mentoring
18 177 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
19 155 (6.29%) SOA
20 116 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,219 (90.09%) C#
2 1,190 (48.32%) JavaScript
3 934 (37.92%) SQL
4 357 (14.49%) T-SQL
5 195 (7.92%) TypeScript
6 162 (6.58%) Ruby
7 139 (5.64%) Python
8 116 (4.71%) Java
9 83 (3.37%) PowerShell
10 65 (2.64%) C++
11 48 (1.95%) VB.NET
12 34 (1.38%) PHP
13 28 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 27 (1.10%) F#
15 23 (0.93%) ES6
16 22 (0.89%) VB
17 21 (0.85%) Bash Shell
17 21 (0.85%) Go
17 21 (0.85%) Scala
18 18 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 166 (6.74%) Degree
2 48 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (0.77%) SAFe Agilist
4 11 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.37%) Master's Degree
6 8 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.32%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.081%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.081%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.041%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.041%) MCP
8 1 (0.041%) MCSD
8 1 (0.041%) PhD
8 1 (0.041%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.03%) QA
2 12 (0.49%) GDPR
3 4 (0.16%) EMIR
3 4 (0.16%) FATCA
3 4 (0.16%) MiFID
3 4 (0.16%) WCAG
4 1 (0.041%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.041%) PMO
System Software
1 401 (16.28%) Docker
2 6 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.041%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 207 (8.40%) Kubernetes
2 38 (1.54%) Terraform
3 29 (1.18%) Kibana
4 22 (0.89%) Ansible
5 20 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.65%) Grafana
7 15 (0.61%) Automic
8 11 (0.45%) Graphite
9 9 (0.37%) Puppet
10 8 (0.32%) logstash
10 8 (0.32%) Mesos
11 6 (0.24%) Consul
12 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.16%) Istio
14 3 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.12%) ZABBIX
15 2 (0.081%) Rancher
15 2 (0.081%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 1 (0.041%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 691 (28.06%) Microsoft
2 161 (6.54%) Google
3 97 (3.94%) Facebook
4 84 (3.41%) Xamarin
5 72 (2.92%) Apple
6 70 (2.84%) Sony
6 70 (2.84%) Yahoo!
7 61 (2.48%) Oracle
8 59 (2.40%) Nintex
9 53 (2.15%) Telerik
10 29 (1.18%) Cadence
11 27 (1.10%) SAP
12 23 (0.93%) Atlassian
13 20 (0.81%) Sitecore
14 17 (0.69%) New Relic
15 12 (0.49%) Rakuten
15 12 (0.49%) Red Hat
16 11 (0.45%) BT
17 10 (0.41%) EMC
18 5 (0.20%) Cisco