Period
to 5 March 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 2,013 1,292 1,430
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.36% 17.26% 18.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.93% 36.12% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,598 2,247 2,737
Median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% -3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,925 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

.NET 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 WFH option and a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 6,725 3,577 3,617
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.97% 47.78% 46.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,876 3,155 3,236
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,375 £33,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.NET
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

.NET trend for jobs with a WFH option

.NET
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing .NET.

.NET salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

.NET
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing .NET over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

.NET salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, .NET job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for .NET.

1 1,536 (76.30%) C#
2 1,009 (50.12%) Azure
3 1,007 (50.02%) Agile Software Development
4 966 (47.99%) JavaScript
5 787 (39.10%) .NET Core
6 752 (37.36%) SQL
7 670 (33.28%) SQL Server
8 641 (31.84%) ASP.NET
9 584 (29.01%) MVC
10 559 (27.77%) Software Engineering
11 543 (26.97%) DevOps
12 540 (26.83%) AngularJS
13 535 (26.58%) React
14 508 (25.24%) CSS
15 483 (23.99%) HTML
16 474 (23.55%) Microsoft
17 450 (22.35%) Finance
18 443 (22.01%) AWS
19 399 (19.82%) .NET Framework
20 360 (17.88%) TDD
21 312 (15.50%) Web Services
22 301 (14.95%) Microservices
23 262 (13.02%) Docker
24 253 (12.57%) Scrum
25 247 (12.27%) Git (software)
26 246 (12.22%) TypeScript
27 237 (11.77%) ASP.NET MVC
28 236 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web API
29 229 (11.38%) Web Development
30 226 (11.23%) Python

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 89 (4.42%) CMS
2 71 (3.53%) Umbraco
3 69 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 50 (2.48%) IIS
5 40 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 39 (1.94%) Confluence
6 39 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (1.29%) EPiServer
8 25 (1.24%) Kentico
9 23 (1.14%) Apache Spark
9 23 (1.14%) WordPress
10 15 (0.75%) NServiceBus
11 10 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.45%) Apache
13 6 (0.30%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.30%) Moodle
13 6 (0.30%) OpenEdge
14 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.25%) Sitefinity
15 4 (0.20%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (0.35%) InVision
2 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.35%) Sketch
3 5 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.050%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (0.050%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 38 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.75%) nopCommerce
3 5 (0.25%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.20%) Maximo
4 4 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.050%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.050%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.050%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.050%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.050%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,009 (50.12%) Azure
2 443 (22.01%) AWS
3 204 (10.13%) GCP
3 204 (10.13%) Serverless
4 130 (6.46%) SaaS
5 68 (3.38%) Power Platform
6 61 (3.03%) PaaS
7 43 (2.14%) Logic Apps
8 38 (1.89%) Microsoft 365
9 36 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
10 35 (1.74%) Azure Functions
11 28 (1.39%) GitHub
11 28 (1.39%) Power Automate
12 25 (1.24%) npm
12 25 (1.24%) PowerApps
13 24 (1.19%) IaaS
14 23 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
15 22 (1.09%) Slack
16 21 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
17 16 (0.79%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.65%) Skype
2 8 (0.40%) DNS
2 8 (0.40%) Internet
3 7 (0.35%) Firewall
4 6 (0.30%) VPN
5 5 (0.25%) HTTP
6 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.20%) WAN
7 3 (0.15%) Intranet
7 3 (0.15%) LAN
8 2 (0.099%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.099%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.050%) AMQP
9 1 (0.050%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.050%) Network Security
9 1 (0.050%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (33.28%) SQL Server
2 109 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 66 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 64 (3.18%) MySQL
5 49 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (2.24%) Big Data
6 45 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 37 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 35 (1.74%) Cosmos DB
10 30 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
12 25 (1.24%) Power BI
13 24 (1.19%) Redis
14 22 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
17 12 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (0.50%) Oracle Database
18 10 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 247 (12.27%) Git (software)
2 141 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 97 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (3.87%) JIRA
5 59 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
6 55 (2.73%) Selenium
7 54 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 53 (2.63%) Jenkins
9 46 (2.29%) Bitbucket
10 39 (1.94%) TeamCity
11 36 (1.79%) NUnit
12 29 (1.44%) SpecFlow
13 21 (1.04%) Cypress.io
14 19 (0.94%) Postman
15 18 (0.89%) webpack
16 15 (0.75%) WiX
17 14 (0.70%) Moq
18 13 (0.65%) git-flow
19 12 (0.60%) Babel
19 12 (0.60%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 450 (22.35%) Finance
2 73 (3.63%) Public Sector
3 71 (3.53%) Games
4 56 (2.78%) Law
5 49 (2.43%) Retail
6 42 (2.09%) Marketing
7 37 (1.84%) Back Office
8 30 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.39%) Legal
10 24 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 20 (0.99%) Front Office
12 12 (0.60%) Banking
12 12 (0.60%) Electronics
12 12 (0.60%) Local Government
13 11 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.45%) Advertising
14 9 (0.45%) Automotive
15 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.20%) Housing Association
16 4 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,513 (75.16%) Developer
2 630 (31.30%) .NET Developer
3 439 (21.81%) C# Developer
4 331 (16.44%) Software Developer
5 291 (14.46%) Senior Developer
6 279 (13.86%) Software Engineer
7 268 (13.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 201 (9.99%) React Developer
9 171 (8.49%) Full Stack Developer
10 148 (7.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 127 (6.31%) Senior .NET Developer
12 124 (6.16%) .NET Software Developer
13 122 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
14 97 (4.82%) Lead Developer
15 92 (4.57%) Senior C# Developer
16 87 (4.32%) Azure Developer
17 79 (3.92%) Web Developer
18 77 (3.83%) SQL Developer
19 70 (3.48%) Architect
20 69 (3.43%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 787 (39.10%) .NET Core
2 641 (31.84%) ASP.NET
3 540 (26.83%) AngularJS
4 535 (26.58%) React
5 508 (25.24%) CSS
6 483 (23.99%) HTML
7 399 (19.82%) .NET Framework
8 312 (15.50%) Web Services
9 237 (11.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 236 (11.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 206 (10.23%) Entity Framework
12 185 (9.19%) REST
13 179 (8.89%) Vue.js
14 159 (7.90%) jQuery
15 147 (7.30%) React Native
16 138 (6.86%) RESTful
17 130 (6.46%) HTML5
18 118 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 112 (5.56%) ASP.NET Core
20 98 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 155 (7.70%) Greenfield Project
2 123 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
3 121 (6.01%) User Experience
4 103 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 84 (4.17%) Blog
6 81 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
7 51 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.79%) NHS
9 34 (1.69%) N-Tier
10 33 (1.64%) Public Cloud
11 31 (1.54%) LIMS
12 30 (1.49%) Data Structures
12 30 (1.49%) Virtual Team
13 28 (1.39%) Algorithms
14 27 (1.34%) Client/Server
15 17 (0.84%) Cloud Native
16 12 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (0.55%) Data Centre
18 10 (0.50%) Web 2.0
19 9 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 143 (7.10%) Windows
2 60 (2.98%) Android
3 56 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 52 (2.58%) Linux
5 41 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.60%) Unix
7 6 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.25%) VMS
9 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.099%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.099%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.050%) SUSE
11 1 (0.050%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,007 (50.02%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (29.01%) MVC
3 559 (27.77%) Software Engineering
4 543 (26.97%) DevOps
5 360 (17.88%) TDD
6 301 (14.95%) Microservices
7 253 (12.57%) Scrum
8 229 (11.38%) Web Development
9 167 (8.30%) SDLC
10 159 (7.90%) Test Automation
11 152 (7.55%) SOLID
12 149 (7.40%) Web Application Development
13 140 (6.95%) Asset Management
14 135 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
15 134 (6.66%) Progressive Web App
16 127 (6.31%) Mentoring
17 125 (6.21%) Fintech
18 119 (5.91%) Front End Development
19 117 (5.81%) Open Source
20 110 (5.46%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,536 (76.30%) C#
2 966 (47.99%) JavaScript
3 752 (37.36%) SQL
4 246 (12.22%) TypeScript
5 226 (11.23%) Python
6 168 (8.35%) T-SQL
7 167 (8.30%) Java
8 71 (3.53%) VB.NET
9 57 (2.83%) VB
10 50 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 46 (2.29%) C++
12 42 (2.09%) PHP
13 24 (1.19%) ES6
14 17 (0.84%) C
15 16 (0.79%) F#
16 14 (0.70%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.60%) Scala
17 12 (0.60%) VBA
18 11 (0.55%) Ruby
19 8 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 112 (5.56%) Degree
2 45 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 41 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 27 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.45%) AWS Certification
6 9 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.25%) ISEB
9 4 (0.20%) HND
9 4 (0.20%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.15%) MCPD
10 3 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.099%) MCSA
11 2 (0.099%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.050%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.050%) MCSE
12 1 (0.050%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.050%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.86%) QA
2 14 (0.70%) WAI
3 11 (0.55%) SLA
4 6 (0.30%) GDPR
4 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.20%) COBIT
5 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.099%) NIST
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.050%) PMO
8 1 (0.050%) PSD2
System Software
1 262 (13.02%) Docker
2 17 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.20%) NDS
4 4 (0.20%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.050%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 125 (6.21%) Kubernetes
2 53 (2.63%) Terraform
3 23 (1.14%) Ansible
4 13 (0.65%) Grafana
4 13 (0.65%) MIIS
5 10 (0.50%) Puppet
6 6 (0.30%) Istio
7 4 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (0.20%) HP Fortify
7 4 (0.20%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.15%) Rancher
9 2 (0.099%) Nagios
9 2 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.099%) Packer
10 1 (0.050%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.050%) SCCM
10 1 (0.050%) WMI
Vendors
1 474 (23.55%) Microsoft
2 56 (2.78%) Oracle
3 49 (2.43%) Xamarin
4 45 (2.24%) Sitecore
5 23 (1.14%) Atlassian
6 21 (1.04%) SAP
7 17 (0.84%) Google
8 12 (0.60%) Pega
9 10 (0.50%) FNZ
10 9 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.40%) Adobe
11 8 (0.40%) VMware
12 6 (0.30%) Apple
12 6 (0.30%) DevExpress
12 6 (0.30%) Telerik
13 5 (0.25%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.20%) Blue Prism
14 4 (0.20%) HP
14 4 (0.20%) Sage
14 4 (0.20%) Talend