Period
to 25 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 73 125
Rank change year-on-year +32 +52 +79
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 682 286 191
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 6.14% 3.91% 2.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.43% 8.11% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,251 542 348
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -13.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

.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 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 5,487 3,528 3,543
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 49.38% 48.28% 46.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,887 3,098 3,155
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

.NET Core
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

.NET Core trend for jobs with a WFH option

.NET Core
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 Core.

.NET Core salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

.NET Core
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing .NET Core over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

.NET Core salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, .NET Core 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 Core.

1 681 (99.85%) .NET
2 591 (86.66%) C#
3 355 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
4 347 (50.88%) Azure
5 288 (42.23%) SQL
6 282 (41.35%) MVC
7 280 (41.06%) JavaScript
7 280 (41.06%) ASP.NET
8 247 (36.22%) SQL Server
9 230 (33.72%) AngularJS
10 206 (30.21%) TDD
11 193 (28.30%) Software Engineering
12 187 (27.42%) DevOps
13 178 (26.10%) React
14 173 (25.37%) .NET Framework
15 155 (22.73%) CSS
16 144 (21.11%) HTML
17 139 (20.38%) Microservices
18 133 (19.50%) Docker
19 129 (18.91%) Finance
20 123 (18.04%) Scrum
21 116 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
21 116 (17.01%) ASP.NET Web API
22 112 (16.42%) TypeScript
23 107 (15.69%) Web Development
23 107 (15.69%) Microsoft
24 104 (15.25%) AWS
25 97 (14.22%) Entity Framework
26 87 (12.76%) REST
27 80 (11.73%) Analytical Skills

.NET Core
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 20 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.64%) Confluence
3 16 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.35%) CMS
4 14 (2.05%) NServiceBus
5 13 (1.91%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.76%) IIS
7 6 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.73%) Kentico
8 5 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.29%) Apache
11 1 (0.15%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
Applications
1 7 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 7 (1.03%) InVision
1 7 (1.03%) Sketch
2 5 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 347 (50.88%) Azure
2 104 (15.25%) AWS
3 36 (5.28%) SaaS
4 25 (3.67%) Serverless
5 23 (3.37%) GCP
6 21 (3.08%) Logic Apps
7 19 (2.79%) Slack
8 16 (2.35%) npm
9 12 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
9 12 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (1.47%) GitHub
12 9 (1.32%) Azure Functions
12 9 (1.32%) NuGet
13 8 (1.17%) PaaS
14 5 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.73%) AWS Fargate
14 5 (0.73%) Trello
15 3 (0.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.20%) Skype
2 5 (0.73%) HTTP
3 3 (0.44%) Intranet
4 2 (0.29%) AMQP
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (36.22%) SQL Server
2 71 (10.41%) NoSQL
3 40 (5.87%) MongoDB
4 24 (3.52%) MySQL
5 23 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.05%) Cosmos DB
6 14 (2.05%) Redis
7 13 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.73%) OLTP
13 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 75 (11.00%) Git (software)
2 46 (6.74%) Visual Studio
3 31 (4.55%) JIRA
4 30 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (4.25%) Jenkins
6 28 (4.11%) TeamCity
7 22 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (2.35%) NUnit
9 15 (2.20%) Bitbucket
9 15 (2.20%) Selenium
10 14 (2.05%) Moq
11 12 (1.76%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.61%) Cypress.io
13 9 (1.32%) git-flow
14 7 (1.03%) Visual Studio Code
15 6 (0.88%) MSTest
15 6 (0.88%) Postman
16 5 (0.73%) Burp Suite
16 5 (0.73%) WiX
General
1 129 (18.91%) Finance
2 23 (3.37%) Public Sector
3 16 (2.35%) Games
4 14 (2.05%) Front Office
4 14 (2.05%) Law
5 7 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.88%) Back Office
6 6 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 6 (0.88%) Legal
7 5 (0.73%) Automotive
7 5 (0.73%) Marketing
8 4 (0.59%) Advertising
9 3 (0.44%) Electronics
9 3 (0.44%) Local Government
9 3 (0.44%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.29%) Retail
10 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 557 (81.67%) Developer
2 323 (47.36%) .NET Developer
3 194 (28.45%) C# Developer
4 157 (23.02%) Software Developer
5 136 (19.94%) Senior Developer
6 132 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 80 (11.73%) Senior .NET Developer
8 76 (11.14%) Software Engineer
9 65 (9.53%) .NET Software Developer
9 65 (9.53%) Full Stack Developer
10 62 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
11 53 (7.77%) Azure Developer
12 50 (7.33%) Senior C# Developer
13 49 (7.18%) Angular Developer
14 46 (6.74%) React Developer
15 41 (6.01%) .NET Software Engineer
16 38 (5.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 32 (4.69%) Senior Software Developer
18 29 (4.25%) SQL Developer
19 26 (3.81%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 681 (99.85%) .NET
2 280 (41.06%) ASP.NET
3 230 (33.72%) AngularJS
4 178 (26.10%) React
5 173 (25.37%) .NET Framework
6 155 (22.73%) CSS
7 144 (21.11%) HTML
8 116 (17.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 116 (17.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 97 (14.22%) Entity Framework
10 87 (12.76%) REST
11 76 (11.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 76 (11.14%) Vue.js
12 72 (10.56%) Web Services
13 59 (8.65%) jQuery
14 53 (7.77%) ASP.NET Core
15 48 (7.04%) RESTful
16 30 (4.40%) RabbitMQ
17 29 (4.25%) HTML5
17 29 (4.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (11.14%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 30 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (4.25%) User Experience
5 26 (3.81%) LIMS
6 24 (3.52%) Algorithms
7 22 (3.23%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.32%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.03%) NHS
11 5 (0.73%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.73%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.44%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.29%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.29%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.29%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.25%) Windows
2 27 (3.96%) Linux
3 6 (0.88%) Android
3 6 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (41.35%) MVC
3 206 (30.21%) TDD
4 193 (28.30%) Software Engineering
5 187 (27.42%) DevOps
6 139 (20.38%) Microservices
7 123 (18.04%) Scrum
8 107 (15.69%) Web Development
9 80 (11.73%) SOLID
10 71 (10.41%) Fintech
11 68 (9.97%) SDLC
12 64 (9.38%) Analytical Thinking
13 61 (8.94%) BDD
13 61 (8.94%) Innovative Thinking
14 59 (8.65%) OO
15 52 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
17 45 (6.60%) Computer Science
18 40 (5.87%) Unit Testing
19 38 (5.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 591 (86.66%) C#
2 288 (42.23%) SQL
3 280 (41.06%) JavaScript
4 112 (16.42%) TypeScript
5 41 (6.01%) T-SQL
6 35 (5.13%) Java
7 27 (3.96%) C++
8 23 (3.37%) Python
9 22 (3.23%) VB
10 14 (2.05%) F#
11 11 (1.61%) ES6
12 8 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.03%) ES7
13 7 (1.03%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.88%) PHP
15 4 (0.59%) ES8
16 3 (0.44%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.44%) C
16 3 (0.44%) XAML
17 2 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (4.25%) Degree
2 21 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.44%) MCPD
4 3 (0.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.52%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) GDPR
2 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.44%) PSD2
3 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 133 (19.50%) Docker
2 3 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (5.72%) Kubernetes
2 18 (2.64%) Terraform
3 6 (0.88%) MIIS
4 5 (0.73%) Ansible
5 3 (0.44%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 3 (0.44%) Istio
6 2 (0.29%) Kibana
6 2 (0.29%) logstash
6 2 (0.29%) Rancher
Vendors
1 107 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.35%) Atlassian
3 8 (1.17%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.03%) Adobe
5 5 (0.73%) FNZ
5 5 (0.73%) Google
5 5 (0.73%) Oracle
5 5 (0.73%) Sitecore
5 5 (0.73%) Telerik
6 4 (0.59%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.44%) Blue Prism
7 3 (0.44%) SAP
7 3 (0.44%) VMware
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com