Period
to 23 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 216 575
Rank change year-on-year +115 +359 +484
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 3,800 2,508 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.02% 1.65% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.78% 4.17% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,352 2,249 683
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £81,250
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 48,835 60,079 70,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.83% 39.57% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 40,111 49,168 59,356
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

.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 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020. 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 +111 3,494 £55,000 +4.76% 882
UK excluding London +124 2,282 £47,500 +5.56% 666
London +81 1,453 £65,000 - 277
South East +104 747 £50,000 +5.26% 154
North of England +108 672 £45,000 - 223
North West +74 395 £47,500 +5.56% 135
Midlands +114 295 £45,000 +12.50% 122
Yorkshire +121 240 £42,500 -7.10% 70
South West +77 220 £45,000 - 52
Scotland +122 180 £45,000 +7.14% 32
East Midlands +80 149 £40,000 +6.67% 65
West Midlands +82 147 £47,500 +5.56% 57
East of England +39 111 £60,000 +20.00% 54
North East +44 38 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Northern Ireland +6 30 £38,750 -4.91% 7
Wales -8 29 £47,500 +31.94% 22

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 3,792 (99.79%) .NET
2 3,462 (91.11%) C#
3 2,111 (55.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2,055 (54.08%) Azure
5 1,858 (48.89%) JavaScript
6 1,788 (47.05%) ASP.NET
7 1,747 (45.97%) MVC
8 1,671 (43.97%) SQL Server
9 1,483 (39.03%) AngularJS
10 1,329 (34.97%) SQL
11 1,164 (30.63%) Microservices
12 1,112 (29.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1,104 (29.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1,044 (27.47%) .NET Framework
15 1,038 (27.32%) TDD
16 1,001 (26.34%) Microsoft
17 961 (25.29%) React
18 938 (24.68%) AWS
19 937 (24.66%) CSS
20 929 (24.45%) HTML
21 922 (24.26%) Scrum
22 806 (21.21%) DevOps
23 757 (19.92%) Software Engineering
24 735 (19.34%) Finance
25 612 (16.11%) Entity Framework
26 574 (15.11%) Greenfield Project
27 524 (13.79%) Docker
28 489 (12.87%) Git (software)
29 447 (11.76%) BDD
30 443 (11.66%) Web Services

.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
1 235 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
2 86 (2.26%) IIS
3 64 (1.68%) Umbraco
4 63 (1.66%) Confluence
5 60 (1.58%) CMS
6 36 (0.95%) SharePoint
7 21 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 16 (0.42%) EPiServer
9 12 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (0.32%) NServiceBus
10 7 (0.18%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.18%) Kentico
11 6 (0.16%) DNN
11 6 (0.16%) Immediacy CMS
11 6 (0.16%) Sitefinity
11 6 (0.16%) TPMS
12 5 (0.13%) Drupal
12 5 (0.13%) Ethereum
12 5 (0.13%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.11%) Appian
Applications
1 20 (0.53%) Chatbot
2 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.026%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.026%) InDesign
4 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.026%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 56 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
3 7 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.13%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.053%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2,055 (54.08%) Azure
2 938 (24.68%) AWS
3 209 (5.50%) SaaS
4 187 (4.92%) Serverless
5 101 (2.66%) GCP
6 87 (2.29%) PaaS
7 57 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
8 42 (1.11%) GitHub
9 36 (0.95%) Azure Functions
10 32 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (0.84%) IaaS
10 32 (0.84%) Office 365
11 31 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
12 29 (0.76%) Power Platform
13 25 (0.66%) Azure Machine Learning
14 24 (0.63%) OpenShift
15 18 (0.47%) Amazon S3
16 15 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
17 12 (0.32%) Route 53
17 12 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (1.26%) HTTP
2 47 (1.24%) Internet
3 11 (0.29%) Skype
4 10 (0.26%) FTP
5 9 (0.24%) Firewall
5 9 (0.24%) RTP
6 8 (0.21%) DNS
7 7 (0.18%) Broadband
8 6 (0.16%) DAB
9 5 (0.13%) Intranet
10 4 (0.11%) IPFS
11 3 (0.079%) DHCP
12 2 (0.053%) RIP
12 2 (0.053%) SMTP
12 2 (0.053%) SSL
12 2 (0.053%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.026%) Extranet
13 1 (0.026%) SAN
13 1 (0.026%) VoIP
13 1 (0.026%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,671 (43.97%) SQL Server
2 390 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 316 (8.32%) MongoDB
4 181 (4.76%) MySQL
5 160 (4.21%) SQL Server 2019
6 134 (3.53%) Redis
7 126 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 111 (2.92%) Cosmos DB
9 109 (2.87%) Azure SQL Database
10 73 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 64 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
12 55 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 54 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
14 48 (1.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 48 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 42 (1.11%) Big Data
16 38 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
17 34 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
17 34 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
18 32 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 489 (12.87%) Git (software)
2 214 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 200 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 198 (5.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 163 (4.29%) TeamCity
6 145 (3.82%) JIRA
7 112 (2.95%) NUnit
8 89 (2.34%) Selenium
9 74 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
10 52 (1.37%) Jenkins
11 45 (1.18%) Moq
12 36 (0.95%) SpecFlow
13 35 (0.92%) Jasmine
14 33 (0.87%) webpack
15 31 (0.82%) MSBuild
15 31 (0.82%) Subversion
16 30 (0.79%) Bitbucket
17 29 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
17 29 (0.76%) MSTest
18 24 (0.63%) ReSharper
General
1 735 (19.34%) Finance
2 149 (3.92%) Retail
3 117 (3.08%) Marketing
4 116 (3.05%) Games
5 99 (2.61%) Banking
6 95 (2.50%) Front Office
7 68 (1.79%) Public Sector
8 57 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 52 (1.37%) Law
10 45 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 44 (1.16%) Advertising
12 36 (0.95%) Electronics
13 35 (0.92%) Automotive
14 30 (0.79%) Investment Banking
15 25 (0.66%) Legal
16 14 (0.37%) Back Office
17 10 (0.26%) Aerospace
18 7 (0.18%) Publishing
19 6 (0.16%) Music Industry
20 4 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3,051 (80.29%) Developer
2 1,836 (48.32%) .NET Developer
3 1,293 (34.03%) C# Developer
4 741 (19.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 611 (16.08%) Software Developer
6 579 (15.24%) Senior Developer
7 366 (9.63%) Software Engineer
8 348 (9.16%) Senior .NET Developer
9 299 (7.87%) Full Stack Developer
10 258 (6.79%) Azure Developer
11 233 (6.13%) Senior C# Developer
12 218 (5.74%) .NET Software Developer
13 200 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
14 183 (4.82%) Junior
15 182 (4.79%) Angular Developer
16 163 (4.29%) .NET Software Engineer
17 160 (4.21%) React Developer
18 155 (4.08%) Junior Developer
19 153 (4.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 135 (3.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,792 (99.79%) .NET
2 1,788 (47.05%) ASP.NET
3 1,483 (39.03%) AngularJS
4 1,112 (29.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1,104 (29.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1,044 (27.47%) .NET Framework
7 961 (25.29%) React
8 937 (24.66%) CSS
9 929 (24.45%) HTML
10 612 (16.11%) Entity Framework
11 443 (11.66%) Web Services
12 425 (11.18%) Node.js
13 423 (11.13%) Vue.js
14 417 (10.97%) REST
15 376 (9.89%) RESTful
16 361 (9.50%) jQuery
17 294 (7.74%) HTML5
18 199 (5.24%) WCF
19 193 (5.08%) WPF
20 173 (4.55%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 574 (15.11%) Greenfield Project
2 159 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
3 120 (3.16%) User Experience
4 100 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 83 (2.18%) Cloud Native
6 73 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 71 (1.87%) Hedge funds
8 53 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
9 32 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 31 (0.82%) N-Tier
11 27 (0.71%) Social Network
12 22 (0.58%) Data Centre
13 21 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 19 (0.50%) Fixed Income
15 18 (0.47%) Public Cloud
16 16 (0.42%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
17 15 (0.39%) NHS
18 14 (0.37%) Virtual Team
19 12 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 285 (7.50%) Windows
2 97 (2.55%) Linux
3 46 (1.21%) Android
4 43 (1.13%) Windows Server
5 34 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.079%) Unix
8 3 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.053%) CentOS
9 2 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,111 (55.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,747 (45.97%) MVC
3 1,164 (30.63%) Microservices
4 1,038 (27.32%) TDD
5 922 (24.26%) Scrum
6 806 (21.21%) DevOps
7 757 (19.92%) Software Engineering
8 447 (11.76%) BDD
9 390 (10.26%) SOLID
10 350 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 343 (9.03%) Unit Testing
12 324 (8.53%) Test Automation
13 304 (8.00%) Kanban
13 304 (8.00%) Web Development
14 303 (7.97%) SDLC
15 289 (7.61%) Fintech
16 273 (7.18%) Web Application Development
17 260 (6.84%) OO
18 259 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
19 251 (6.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3,462 (91.11%) C#
2 1,858 (48.89%) JavaScript
3 1,329 (34.97%) SQL
4 429 (11.29%) TypeScript
5 263 (6.92%) T-SQL
6 138 (3.63%) F#
7 120 (3.16%) C++
8 111 (2.92%) Python
9 93 (2.45%) Java
10 80 (2.11%) PowerShell
10 80 (2.11%) VB.NET
11 54 (1.42%) VB
12 48 (1.26%) Ruby
13 47 (1.24%) C
14 23 (0.61%) ES6
15 21 (0.55%) XAML
16 20 (0.53%) VB6
17 16 (0.42%) Go
18 12 (0.32%) PHP
18 12 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 270 (7.11%) Degree
2 83 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
5 17 (0.45%) MCTS
6 15 (0.39%) MCAD
7 13 (0.34%) MCP
8 12 (0.32%) MCPD
9 10 (0.26%) Security Cleared
9 10 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 8 (0.21%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.18%) SANS
12 4 (0.11%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.079%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.053%) ISEB
14 2 (0.053%) MCSD
14 2 (0.053%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.026%) Master's Degree
15 1 (0.026%) MBCS
15 1 (0.026%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (3.00%) QA
2 24 (0.63%) SLA
3 10 (0.26%) GDPR
4 7 (0.18%) COBIT
4 7 (0.18%) NIST
5 6 (0.16%) PMO
6 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.11%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.079%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.026%) WCAG
System Software
1 524 (13.79%) Docker
2 15 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.16%) Firmware
4 3 (0.079%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.079%) NFS
5 2 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.026%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.026%) HDFS
6 1 (0.026%) LXC
6 1 (0.026%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 354 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 57 (1.50%) Kibana
3 51 (1.34%) Terraform
4 31 (0.82%) Grafana
5 27 (0.71%) SQL Sentry
6 12 (0.32%) Ansible
6 12 (0.32%) MIIS
7 10 (0.26%) Nagios
8 9 (0.24%) Packer
9 7 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
10 6 (0.16%) Puppet
11 3 (0.079%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.079%) Rancher
12 2 (0.053%) Consul
12 2 (0.053%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.053%) Icinga
12 2 (0.053%) logstash
12 2 (0.053%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.053%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.026%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1,001 (26.34%) Microsoft
2 105 (2.76%) Xamarin
3 93 (2.45%) Google
4 68 (1.79%) Oracle
5 53 (1.39%) SAP
6 46 (1.21%) Sitecore
7 39 (1.03%) Sage
8 30 (0.79%) Atlassian
9 25 (0.66%) Facebook
10 18 (0.47%) IBM
11 14 (0.37%) WorldPay
12 12 (0.32%) Nintex
12 12 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.29%) Sony
14 10 (0.26%) Apple
14 10 (0.26%) ATG
14 10 (0.26%) Sun
14 10 (0.26%) Symantec
14 10 (0.26%) Yahoo!
15 9 (0.24%) Veritas