The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1187 1254 1797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.40% 18.76% 24.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.46% 47.46% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1126 1555
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,608
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2501 2642 3308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.89% 39.52% 44.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2171 2269 2796
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

.NET
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the North West region.

.NET Salary Trend in the North West

.NET
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

.NET Salary Histogram in the North West

.NET
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 726 £42,500 +6.25% 153
Cheshire +4 282 £35,500 -11.25% 52
Lancashire -5 84 £35,000 - 23
Merseyside -7 75 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Cumbria +1 6 £27,500 -21.42% 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for .NET.

1 1875 (81.31%) C#
2 1384 (60.02%) ASP.NET
3 1259 (54.60%) SQL Server
4 1089 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
5 1052 (45.62%) MVC
6 912 (39.55%) SQL
7 870 (37.73%) JavaScript
8 772 (33.48%) HTML
9 754 (32.70%) CSS
10 712 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 608 (26.37%) Microsoft
12 579 (25.11%) TDD
13 566 (24.54%) .NET Framework
14 547 (23.72%) jQuery
15 525 (22.77%) WCF
16 456 (19.77%) Scrum
17 407 (17.65%) Finance
18 385 (16.70%) Web Development
19 340 (14.74%) Windows
20 320 (13.88%) T-SQL
21 317 (13.75%) Web Services
22 314 (13.62%) AngularJS
23 311 (13.49%) Entity Framework
24 310 (13.44%) Java
25 307 (13.31%) OO
26 304 (13.18%) VB.NET
27 295 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
28 275 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
29 273 (11.84%) Software Engineering
30 272 (11.80%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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
1 101 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 91 (3.95%) CMS
3 77 (3.34%) IIS
4 63 (2.73%) Umbraco
5 47 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 34 (1.47%) WebSphere
7 31 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
8 29 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (1.08%) CloudStack
9 25 (1.08%) Drupal
9 25 (1.08%) JBoss
9 25 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 19 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
10 19 (0.82%) WordPress
11 16 (0.69%) NServiceBus
12 9 (0.39%) Joomla!
12 9 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.35%) Kentico
13 8 (0.35%) Moodle
14 7 (0.30%) GeoServer
Applications
1 201 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.08%) MS Office
2 25 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.82%) Fireworks
4 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.043%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.043%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 46 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.56%) Visualfiles
3 11 (0.48%) SDL Web 8
4 10 (0.43%) Lorenzo
5 8 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.26%) Magento
8 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.043%) BPCS
10 1 (0.043%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.043%) Epicor Tropos
10 1 (0.043%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.043%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.043%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 188 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 85 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.13%) Google Play
4 15 (0.65%) SaaS
5 11 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.48%) PaaS
6 10 (0.43%) Office 365
7 9 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.35%) GitHub
9 5 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.17%) Sage Pay
11 3 (0.13%) AdWords
12 2 (0.087%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.087%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.087%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.087%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.087%) IaaS
12 2 (0.087%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 105 (4.55%) Internet
2 30 (1.30%) Firewall
3 24 (1.04%) HTTP
4 17 (0.74%) Intranet
4 17 (0.74%) Network Security
5 12 (0.52%) Broadband
5 12 (0.52%) SAN
5 12 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.39%) DNS
6 9 (0.39%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.35%) FTP
8 6 (0.26%) VPN
8 6 (0.26%) Wireless
9 5 (0.22%) WebEx
10 4 (0.17%) MPLS
10 4 (0.17%) SSL
11 3 (0.13%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.13%) IPsec
11 3 (0.13%) LAN
11 3 (0.13%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1259 (54.60%) SQL Server
2 241 (10.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 144 (6.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (4.90%) NoSQL
4 113 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 108 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 106 (4.60%) MySQL
7 82 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 50 (2.17%) MongoDB
9 46 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 39 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 38 (1.65%) RDBMS
12 37 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (1.34%) Big Data
15 20 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (0.61%) DTS
16 14 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (0.56%) MS Access
18 12 (0.52%) GIS
Development Applications
1 236 (10.23%) Visual Studio
2 219 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 169 (7.33%) Git (software)
4 163 (7.07%) NUnit
5 141 (6.11%) MSTest
6 93 (4.03%) Moq
7 92 (3.99%) JIRA
8 91 (3.95%) Rhino Mocks
9 82 (3.56%) Selenium
9 82 (3.56%) Subversion
10 50 (2.17%) SpecFlow
11 43 (1.86%) TeamCity
12 25 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 17 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
14 16 (0.69%) FxCop
14 16 (0.69%) Jenkins
14 16 (0.69%) StyleCop
15 14 (0.61%) AccuRev
16 13 (0.56%) Appium
17 12 (0.52%) Calabash
General
1 407 (17.65%) Finance
2 117 (5.07%) Games
3 78 (3.38%) Marketing
4 48 (2.08%) Legal
4 48 (2.08%) Retail
5 41 (1.78%) Banking
5 41 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.26%) Advertising
8 20 (0.87%) Back Office
9 19 (0.82%) Electronics
10 17 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.52%) Law
11 12 (0.52%) Music Industry
12 10 (0.43%) Publishing
13 9 (0.39%) Automotive
14 6 (0.26%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.26%) Local Government
15 2 (0.087%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.087%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1704 (73.89%) Developer
2 1244 (53.95%) .NET Developer
3 804 (34.87%) C# Developer
4 673 (29.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 416 (18.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 386 (16.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 312 (13.53%) Software Developer
8 258 (11.19%) Senior Developer
9 232 (10.06%) .NET Software Developer
10 206 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
10 206 (8.93%) SQL Developer
11 191 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 184 (7.98%) Web Developer
13 169 (7.33%) Senior .NET Developer
14 151 (6.55%) Junior
15 142 (6.16%) Junior Developer
16 138 (5.98%) Senior C# Developer
17 134 (5.81%) Analyst
18 123 (5.33%) .NET Web Developer
19 114 (4.94%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1384 (60.02%) ASP.NET
2 772 (33.48%) HTML
3 754 (32.70%) CSS
4 712 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 566 (24.54%) .NET Framework
6 547 (23.72%) jQuery
7 525 (22.77%) WCF
8 317 (13.75%) Web Services
9 314 (13.62%) AngularJS
10 311 (13.49%) Entity Framework
11 295 (12.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 272 (11.80%) WPF
13 271 (11.75%) HTML5
14 244 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 223 (9.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 221 (9.58%) XML
17 212 (9.19%) RESTful
18 163 (7.07%) LINQ
19 161 (6.98%) CSS3
20 148 (6.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 142 (6.16%) Mobile App
2 135 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
3 130 (5.64%) Computer Science
4 121 (5.25%) iPad
5 117 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
6 98 (4.25%) Inversion of Control
7 52 (2.25%) User Experience
8 49 (2.12%) N-Tier
9 36 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.13%) iPhone
11 23 (1.00%) Data Centre
11 23 (1.00%) Social Network
12 19 (0.82%) Blog
12 19 (0.82%) Replication
13 17 (0.74%) PMI
13 17 (0.74%) Xbox
14 16 (0.69%) NHS
15 15 (0.65%) Data Integration
15 15 (0.65%) W3C
16 12 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 340 (14.74%) Windows
2 92 (3.99%) Android
3 75 (3.25%) Linux
4 55 (2.39%) Unix
5 54 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 49 (2.12%) Windows Server
7 23 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.087%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.087%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.087%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.043%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.043%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.043%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.043%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1089 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1052 (45.62%) MVC
3 579 (25.11%) TDD
4 456 (19.77%) Scrum
5 385 (16.70%) Web Development
6 307 (13.31%) OO
7 275 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
8 273 (11.84%) Software Engineering
9 260 (11.27%) BDD
10 243 (10.54%) Web Application Development
11 205 (8.89%) SDLC
12 185 (8.02%) Dependency Injection
13 183 (7.94%) Kanban
14 148 (6.42%) Unit Testing
15 144 (6.24%) OOP
16 136 (5.90%) Mentoring
17 128 (5.55%) MVVM
18 113 (4.90%) E-Commerce
19 107 (4.64%) CRM
20 96 (4.16%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1875 (81.31%) C#
2 912 (39.55%) SQL
3 870 (37.73%) JavaScript
4 320 (13.88%) T-SQL
5 310 (13.44%) Java
6 304 (13.18%) VB.NET
7 133 (5.77%) Ruby
8 121 (5.25%) PHP
8 121 (5.25%) VB
9 97 (4.21%) C++
10 47 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 44 (1.91%) PL/SQL
12 43 (1.86%) Python
13 40 (1.73%) Objective-C
14 30 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 27 (1.17%) C
15 27 (1.17%) F#
15 27 (1.17%) Scala
16 26 (1.13%) TypeScript
17 25 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 237 (10.28%) Degree
2 54 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (1.21%) ISTQB
4 26 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 17 (0.74%) ISEB
5 17 (0.74%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.69%) CHECK Team Leader
6 16 (0.69%) CREST Certified
6 16 (0.69%) HND
7 12 (0.52%) Cyber Scheme
7 12 (0.52%) Tigerscheme
8 10 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (0.43%) SANS
9 7 (0.30%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.22%) MCP
11 2 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.087%) MCSE
11 2 (0.087%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.043%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.17%) QA
2 10 (0.43%) SLA
2 10 (0.43%) WAI
3 9 (0.39%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.26%) COBIT
5 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.043%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.043%) SDET
System Software
1 27 (1.17%) vSphere
2 25 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.08%) Xen
2 25 (1.08%) XenServer
3 14 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.26%) Docker
5 4 (0.17%) Firmware
5 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.13%) SRDF
7 2 (0.087%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (1.26%) Puppet
2 28 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.08%) Cobbler
3 25 (1.08%) Tivoli
4 24 (1.04%) Kibana
5 12 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.22%) WMI
7 4 (0.17%) LiteSpeed
8 2 (0.087%) Ansible
8 2 (0.087%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.087%) SCCM
8 2 (0.087%) vMotion
9 1 (0.043%) Nagios
9 1 (0.043%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 608 (26.37%) Microsoft
2 141 (6.11%) Oracle
3 75 (3.25%) Google
4 50 (2.17%) IBM
5 47 (2.04%) SAP
6 29 (1.26%) EPiServer
7 27 (1.17%) Facebook
7 27 (1.17%) Xamarin
8 25 (1.08%) EnterpriseDB
8 25 (1.08%) Twitter
9 24 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 22 (0.95%) BEA
11 16 (0.69%) Apple
12 14 (0.61%) VMware
13 12 (0.52%) Perforce
14 11 (0.48%) Remedy
14 11 (0.48%) Telerik
15 7 (0.30%) Cisco
15 7 (0.30%) EMC
15 7 (0.30%) ESRI
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + flexible working unlmtd holidays
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-45,000 + Contributory Pension + Personal Training Budget.
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-45,000, Flexi-time, Funded Training, Share Scheme, Health Ins
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + flexible working hours, 25 days holiday
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus scheme, share options, pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + 20% bonus, flexible working hours, pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, share options, flexi hours
Posted: 10 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Employee Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Modis International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday