Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 9 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 3,746 1,037 1,059
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 13.60% 16.74% 13.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.89% 32.42% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,194 933 987
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £75,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

.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 12,531 3,199 3,448
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.49% 51.66% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9,798 2,888 3,128
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

.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 19 October 2021.

.NET salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2,926 (78.11%) C#
2 1,836 (49.01%) Azure
3 1,740 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1,578 (42.12%) SQL
5 1,395 (37.24%) JavaScript
6 1,364 (36.41%) .NET Core
7 1,188 (31.71%) SQL Server
8 1,116 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 1,030 (27.50%) ASP.NET
10 1,023 (27.31%) DevOps
11 972 (25.95%) MVC
12 906 (24.19%) React
13 886 (23.65%) Software Engineering
14 851 (22.72%) AngularJS
15 795 (21.22%) AWS
16 777 (20.74%) Microservices
17 774 (20.66%) HTML
18 733 (19.57%) Full Stack Development
19 702 (18.74%) .NET Framework
20 687 (18.34%) CSS
21 651 (17.38%) Finance
22 615 (16.42%) Docker
23 597 (15.94%) Social Skills
24 585 (15.62%) Scrum
25 537 (14.34%) Kubernetes
25 537 (14.34%) Git (software)
26 529 (14.12%) TDD
27 440 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web API
28 427 (11.40%) Mentoring
29 395 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC

.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
1 241 (6.43%) CMS
2 158 (4.22%) Umbraco
3 106 (2.83%) EPiServer
4 104 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 101 (2.70%) IIS
6 90 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
7 73 (1.95%) Kentico
8 68 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 52 (1.39%) Confluence
10 49 (1.31%) Headless CMS
11 47 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (0.45%) Apache Spark
13 14 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.29%) Apache
15 7 (0.19%) Drupal
15 7 (0.19%) NServiceBus
16 6 (0.16%) SAS
17 5 (0.13%) nginx
17 5 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 4 (0.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 21 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.13%) EngageOne
3 5 (0.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.11%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.080%) Figma
5 3 (0.080%) InVision
5 3 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.080%) Sketch
6 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.027%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 99 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 17 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 9 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.16%) Visualfiles
7 5 (0.13%) nopCommerce
7 5 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
8 4 (0.11%) Magento
9 3 (0.080%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 2 (0.053%) Maximo
10 2 (0.053%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.027%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.027%) Loan IQ
11 1 (0.027%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.027%) SAP Business One
11 1 (0.027%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.027%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.027%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,836 (49.01%) Azure
2 795 (21.22%) AWS
3 341 (9.10%) SaaS
4 339 (9.05%) Serverless
5 283 (7.55%) GCP
6 155 (4.14%) Power Platform
7 125 (3.34%) Azure Service Bus
8 118 (3.15%) Azure Functions
9 110 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
10 85 (2.27%) GitHub
11 82 (2.19%) PaaS
12 71 (1.90%) Azure Logic Apps
13 57 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
13 57 (1.52%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 56 (1.49%) Microsoft 365
15 54 (1.44%) PowerApps
16 50 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
17 42 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
18 41 (1.09%) Azure Storage
18 41 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (1.41%) Internet
2 27 (0.72%) HTTP
3 19 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.48%) Firewall
5 16 (0.43%) DNS
6 12 (0.32%) Intranet
7 11 (0.29%) Modbus
7 11 (0.29%) SMS
8 5 (0.13%) AMQP
8 5 (0.13%) IPv4
8 5 (0.13%) LAN
8 5 (0.13%) WAN
9 3 (0.080%) SAN
10 2 (0.053%) DHCP
10 2 (0.053%) H.323
10 2 (0.053%) IPv6
10 2 (0.053%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.053%) RTP
10 2 (0.053%) SSL
10 2 (0.053%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,188 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 225 (6.01%) NoSQL
3 125 (3.34%) Relational Database
4 120 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 114 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 110 (2.94%) MySQL
7 107 (2.86%) Power BI
8 79 (2.11%) Big Data
9 73 (1.95%) MongoDB
10 67 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
11 63 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
12 50 (1.33%) GIS
13 47 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 46 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 43 (1.15%) Redis
16 39 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
17 37 (0.99%) Data Lake
18 36 (0.96%) RDBMS
19 28 (0.75%) SQL Server 2019
20 26 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 537 (14.34%) Git (software)
2 219 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 188 (5.02%) Octopus Deploy
4 171 (4.56%) TeamCity
5 147 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 119 (3.18%) JIRA
7 118 (3.15%) Jenkins
8 96 (2.56%) Selenium
9 80 (2.14%) NUnit
10 67 (1.79%) SpecFlow
11 53 (1.41%) ReSharper
12 45 (1.20%) Moq
12 45 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 42 (1.12%) Postman
14 35 (0.93%) Cypress.io
15 33 (0.88%) MSTest
16 27 (0.72%) GitLab
17 23 (0.61%) Bitbucket
17 23 (0.61%) WebDriver
18 18 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 651 (17.38%) Finance
2 597 (15.94%) Social Skills
3 147 (3.92%) Retail
4 137 (3.66%) Marketing
5 111 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 110 (2.94%) Law
7 84 (2.24%) Manufacturing
8 61 (1.63%) Banking
9 58 (1.55%) Public Sector
10 53 (1.41%) Electronics
11 48 (1.28%) Legal
12 36 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
13 35 (0.93%) Publishing
14 33 (0.88%) Games
15 32 (0.85%) Telecoms
16 30 (0.80%) Advertising
17 25 (0.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 25 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.64%) Police
19 19 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,688 (71.76%) Developer
2 1,174 (31.34%) .NET Developer
3 980 (26.16%) C# Developer
4 689 (18.39%) Senior Developer
5 606 (16.18%) Software Developer
6 461 (12.31%) C# .NET Developer
7 351 (9.37%) Senior .NET Developer
8 339 (9.05%) Software Engineer
9 327 (8.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 263 (7.02%) C# Software Developer
11 218 (5.82%) .NET Software Developer
12 193 (5.15%) React Developer
13 182 (4.86%) Architect
14 180 (4.81%) Azure Developer
15 157 (4.19%) Senior C# Developer
16 139 (3.71%) Angular Developer
17 129 (3.44%) Lead Developer
18 124 (3.31%) .NET Software Engineer
19 115 (3.07%) SQL Developer
20 106 (2.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,364 (36.41%) .NET Core
2 1,030 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 906 (24.19%) React
4 851 (22.72%) AngularJS
5 774 (20.66%) HTML
6 702 (18.74%) .NET Framework
7 687 (18.34%) CSS
8 440 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 395 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC
10 393 (10.49%) Web Services
11 346 (9.24%) REST
12 320 (8.54%) RESTful
13 307 (8.20%) jQuery
14 278 (7.42%) Entity Framework
15 237 (6.33%) HTML5
15 237 (6.33%) Vue.js
16 236 (6.30%) Node.js
17 175 (4.67%) XML
18 171 (4.56%) JSON
19 160 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 354 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
2 180 (4.81%) Mobile App
3 172 (4.59%) User Experience
4 146 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 117 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 92 (2.46%) Legacy Systems
7 91 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 82 (2.19%) Virtual Team
9 77 (2.06%) Cloud Native
10 63 (1.68%) Management Information System
11 45 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 42 (1.12%) Tandem
13 39 (1.04%) Data Structures
14 34 (0.91%) Legacy Applications
15 26 (0.69%) FMCG
16 24 (0.64%) Legacy Code
16 24 (0.64%) Public Cloud
17 22 (0.59%) Client/Server
18 19 (0.51%) Internet of Things
19 16 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 233 (6.22%) Windows
2 105 (2.80%) Linux
3 78 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 50 (1.33%) Android
5 49 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 23 (0.61%) Unix
7 12 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.11%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.027%) CentOS
10 1 (0.027%) VMS
10 1 (0.027%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.027%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,740 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,023 (27.31%) DevOps
3 972 (25.95%) MVC
4 886 (23.65%) Software Engineering
5 777 (20.74%) Microservices
6 733 (19.57%) Full Stack Development
7 585 (15.62%) Scrum
8 529 (14.12%) TDD
9 427 (11.40%) Mentoring
10 343 (9.16%) Test Automation
11 297 (7.93%) Fintech
12 272 (7.26%) Unit Testing
13 264 (7.05%) Web Development
14 260 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
15 247 (6.59%) SOLID
16 245 (6.54%) SDLC
17 230 (6.14%) Computer Science
18 224 (5.98%) E-Commerce
19 200 (5.34%) Front End Development
20 196 (5.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2,926 (78.11%) C#
2 1,578 (42.12%) SQL
3 1,395 (37.24%) JavaScript
4 342 (9.13%) T-SQL
5 306 (8.17%) Python
6 301 (8.04%) TypeScript
7 299 (7.98%) Java
8 226 (6.03%) PowerShell
9 120 (3.20%) VB.NET
10 96 (2.56%) C++
11 71 (1.90%) C
12 62 (1.66%) PHP
13 61 (1.63%) Go
14 57 (1.52%) VB
15 55 (1.47%) Bash Shell
16 50 (1.33%) Scala
17 35 (0.93%) PL/SQL
18 21 (0.56%) PL/1
18 21 (0.56%) VBA
19 19 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 273 (7.29%) Degree
2 132 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 38 (1.01%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 17 (0.45%) AWS Certification
8 15 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.19%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.19%) ISEB
10 6 (0.16%) CREST Certified
10 6 (0.16%) HND
10 6 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.16%) OSCP
11 4 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.080%) MCSE
13 2 (0.053%) MCPD
13 2 (0.053%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (5.98%) QA
2 61 (1.63%) Accessibility
3 16 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.40%) GDPR
5 7 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.13%) ISO 13485
6 5 (0.13%) PMO
6 5 (0.13%) SLA
7 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.080%) GAMP
8 3 (0.080%) WCAG
9 2 (0.053%) GRC
10 1 (0.027%) HL7
10 1 (0.027%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 615 (16.42%) Docker
2 60 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.080%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.080%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.053%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.053%) vSphere
7 1 (0.027%) Firmware
7 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.027%) Varnish
7 1 (0.027%) Xen
7 1 (0.027%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 537 (14.34%) Kubernetes
2 171 (4.56%) Terraform
3 35 (0.93%) Grafana
4 25 (0.67%) Ansible
5 13 (0.35%) Puppet
5 13 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.19%) Prometheus
7 7 (0.19%) SCCM
8 6 (0.16%) logstash
8 6 (0.16%) Packer
9 5 (0.13%) Kibana
9 5 (0.13%) MIIS
10 3 (0.080%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.080%) Istio
10 3 (0.080%) Oozie
11 2 (0.053%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 2 (0.053%) Consul
11 2 (0.053%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.053%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,116 (29.79%) Microsoft
2 114 (3.04%) Oracle
3 103 (2.75%) Google
4 93 (2.48%) Xamarin
5 80 (2.14%) Sitecore
6 27 (0.72%) SAP
7 22 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (0.59%) Telerik
8 17 (0.45%) MuleSoft
9 16 (0.43%) JD Edwards
10 15 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 14 (0.37%) HubSpot
11 14 (0.37%) IBM
12 13 (0.35%) ServiceNow
12 13 (0.35%) VMware
12 13 (0.35%) Wrike
13 10 (0.27%) Adobe
14 9 (0.24%) HP
15 8 (0.21%) Guidewire
16 6 (0.16%) Nintex