6 Must Have Skills to Look Before Hiring ASP.NET Developers

  • July 5, 2017
  • Ashish Shah

ASP.NET is a Microsoft development environment which supports several languages among which C# is a primary one and very familiar to Java. ASP.NET, an open-source web application framework, is developed by Microsoft and is based on the Common Language Runtime (CLR). ASP.NET developer helps to build dynamic web pages, mobile apps and other web services for one’s business. ASP.NET has three distinct web development frameworks- ASP.NET web forms, ASP.NET MVC and ASP.NET web pages.

An ASP.NET developer is someone who creates the application, forms codes for connecting to the application, prepares a policy to run the applications, designs different application system and manages the defect tracking system and settles all problems. Additionally, he must have a sum of five skills which are mentioned below.

Hire ASP.NET Developers if They Possess These 6 Must-Have Skills


1. ASP.NET MVC Knowledge

ASP.NET developers must have skills of ASP.NET MVC (Model View Controller) which helps developers to make beautiful, fast and secure web applications. It is simple and easy to use. That’s why ASP.NET MVC is progressing up ahead and spreading over the web market. While hiring ASP.NET developers, this skill can be considered as the first place.

2. Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) certification

Having the Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer certification is one of the most important skills of an ASP.NET developer as it is developed and maintained by Microsoft itself, which needs rectification after every two years. While hiring ASP.NET developers, managers will always hire that developer having MCSD certification among two similar candidates.

3. Database application

ASP.NET developer must be well-versed with not only Microsoft’s own SQL databases but also emerging technology e.g. NoSQL, which will make him highly demanded employee in .NET development industry. The More you know about database application, the better you work closely with its administration, optimization, and analysis.

4. Client-side web development technologies

Knowledge of client-side web development technologies like HTML, CSS, and Javascript, jQuery and Bootstrap are necessary for an ASP.NET developer. This will help a developer to be highly creative, catchy and interactive. So, at the time of hiring, the manager must check if ASP.NET developers are comfortable with their language demands.

5. Understanding of OOP (Object Oriented Programming)

Last but not the least, the concept of OOP (object oriented programming) is a basic skill for even a fresher. If the candidate does not have the knowledge of OOP, he is not ready for the project. OOP concepts include concepts of inheritance, generalization, composition, and dependency.

6. Experience

It’s equally important to consider the experience level of an ASP.NET developer. An experienced .NET developer is sure to have technical skills like C#, VB.NET, MVC and more. He would be capable enough to create applications from the scratch to the present.NET platform. He also additionally customizes .NET solutions and integrates with varied modules and plug- in.

Additional skills (Extra Tips)

Besides, ASP.NET developers must have additional skills like proficiency with C#, ability to read and write code in C#, a positive attitude, excellent communication skill, a knack for analytical thinking, the experience of 3-4 years, ability to immediately respond to the changes of the application, trustworthiness etc..


While you hire ASP.NET developers for your upcoming project, you must keep in mind that only theoretical knowledge is not enough for a candidate. There is a hell and heaven difference between theory and practice. So, you must judge how much practical knowledge they have by evaluating their works done before. Expert ASP.NET Developer from NCode Technologies, Inc. can provide better ASP.NET web solutions

About The Author


Ashish Shah

Ashish Shah is the Founder and CEO of NCode Technologies, Inc. a leading Web & Mobile App Development Company based in India. He is the chief mentor and strategist with over 10+ years of experience in providing various IT solution to different industries. He also likes to share his view on different technology and marketing techniques via different blogs and articles.

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