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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1260 1279 1723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.81% 18.98% 23.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.49% 47.74% 54.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 1149 1513
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,115
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
.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
2710 2679 3148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.61% 39.77% 43.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 2306 2688
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,230
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

.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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +2 769 £40,000 -1.23% 128
Cheshire +4 317 £37,500 -1.31% 46
Merseyside -13 81 £37,500 -1.31% 23
Lancashire -8 79 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Cumbria +8 4 £52,500 +50.00% 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 2006 (83.06%) C#
2 1457 (60.33%) ASP.NET
3 1352 (55.98%) SQL Server
4 1137 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1113 (46.09%) MVC
6 996 (41.24%) SQL
7 892 (36.94%) JavaScript
8 821 (34.00%) HTML
9 810 (33.54%) CSS
10 749 (31.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 657 (27.20%) Microsoft
12 631 (26.13%) TDD
13 597 (24.72%) .NET Framework
14 566 (23.44%) WCF
14 566 (23.44%) jQuery
15 471 (19.50%) Scrum
16 441 (18.26%) Finance
17 395 (16.36%) Web Development
18 368 (15.24%) AngularJS
19 357 (14.78%) Windows
20 355 (14.70%) Entity Framework
21 349 (14.45%) T-SQL
22 333 (13.79%) VB.NET
23 330 (13.66%) Web Services
24 327 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
25 315 (13.04%) Software Engineering
26 297 (12.30%) WPF
27 291 (12.05%) OO
28 287 (11.88%) Java
29 278 (11.51%) BDD

.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
1 100 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 96 (3.98%) IIS
3 81 (3.35%) CMS
4 54 (2.24%) Umbraco
5 53 (2.19%) WebLogic
6 34 (1.41%) WebSphere
7 33 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 33 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (1.04%) CloudStack
8 25 (1.04%) JBoss
8 25 (1.04%) OpenStack
9 19 (0.79%) NServiceBus
10 17 (0.70%) Drupal
11 14 (0.58%) WordPress
12 12 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.46%) Apache
14 7 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.25%) Kentico
15 6 (0.25%) Moodle
15 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 203 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.45%) MS Office
3 26 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.83%) Fireworks
5 6 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.041%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 43 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
2 11 (0.46%) Visualfiles
3 10 (0.41%) Lorenzo
4 9 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.12%) Magento
8 2 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.083%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.041%) BPCS
9 1 (0.041%) Epicor Tropos
9 1 (0.041%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.041%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.041%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.041%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 190 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.08%) Google Play
4 15 (0.62%) SaaS
5 12 (0.50%) Office 365
6 10 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.41%) PaaS
7 9 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.25%) GitHub
9 4 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.17%) Sage Pay
9 4 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.12%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 102 (4.22%) Internet
2 33 (1.37%) Firewall
3 32 (1.33%) HTTP
4 17 (0.70%) Intranet
5 16 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.54%) Network Security
7 12 (0.50%) Broadband
8 11 (0.46%) DNS
9 10 (0.41%) SAN
10 9 (0.37%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.25%) IPsec
11 6 (0.25%) VPN
12 5 (0.21%) WebEx
13 4 (0.17%) MPLS
13 4 (0.17%) SSL
14 3 (0.12%) Bluetooth
14 3 (0.12%) FTP
14 3 (0.12%) LAN
14 3 (0.12%) RFID
14 3 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1352 (55.98%) SQL Server
2 254 (10.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 167 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 133 (5.51%) MySQL
5 118 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 115 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 101 (4.18%) Relational Database
7 101 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 62 (2.57%) MongoDB
9 61 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 47 (1.95%) RDBMS
11 46 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
12 44 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 34 (1.41%) Big Data
14 21 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.66%) DTS
16 14 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 13 (0.54%) Hadoop
17 13 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 225 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 220 (9.11%) Visual Studio
3 185 (7.66%) Git (software)
4 180 (7.45%) NUnit
5 141 (5.84%) MSTest
6 115 (4.76%) JIRA
7 100 (4.14%) Moq
7 100 (4.14%) Rhino Mocks
8 98 (4.06%) Subversion
9 88 (3.64%) Selenium
10 44 (1.82%) SpecFlow
11 40 (1.66%) TeamCity
12 28 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 21 (0.87%) Jenkins
14 19 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (0.70%) FxCop
15 17 (0.70%) StyleCop
16 15 (0.62%) WebDriver
17 13 (0.54%) AccuRev
17 13 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 441 (18.26%) Finance
2 117 (4.84%) Games
3 92 (3.81%) Marketing
4 56 (2.32%) Legal
5 43 (1.78%) Banking
6 40 (1.66%) Retail
7 34 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.28%) Advertising
9 29 (1.20%) Manufacturing
10 18 (0.75%) Back Office
11 15 (0.62%) Electronics
12 12 (0.50%) Law
13 11 (0.46%) Music Industry
14 10 (0.41%) Automotive
14 10 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.33%) Publishing
16 6 (0.25%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.17%) Local Government
18 2 (0.083%) Arabic Language
18 2 (0.083%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1784 (73.87%) Developer
2 1327 (54.95%) .NET Developer
3 856 (35.45%) C# Developer
4 721 (29.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 449 (18.59%) ASP.NET Developer
6 418 (17.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 335 (13.87%) Software Developer
8 265 (10.97%) Senior Developer
9 261 (10.81%) .NET Software Developer
10 240 (9.94%) SQL Developer
11 232 (9.61%) C# Software Developer
12 205 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 183 (7.58%) Web Developer
14 181 (7.49%) Senior .NET Developer
15 154 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
16 149 (6.17%) Junior
17 148 (6.13%) Analyst
18 139 (5.76%) Junior Developer
19 132 (5.47%) Software Engineer
20 122 (5.05%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1457 (60.33%) ASP.NET
2 821 (34.00%) HTML
3 810 (33.54%) CSS
4 749 (31.01%) ASP.NET MVC
5 597 (24.72%) .NET Framework
6 566 (23.44%) jQuery
6 566 (23.44%) WCF
7 368 (15.24%) AngularJS
8 355 (14.70%) Entity Framework
9 330 (13.66%) Web Services
10 327 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 297 (12.30%) WPF
12 274 (11.35%) HTML5
13 250 (10.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 231 (9.57%) RESTful
15 226 (9.36%) XML
16 203 (8.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 167 (6.92%) CSS3
18 159 (6.58%) LINQ
19 157 (6.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 156 (6.46%) Mobile App
2 145 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 131 (5.42%) iPad
4 124 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 117 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 104 (4.31%) Inversion of Control
7 52 (2.15%) User Experience
8 45 (1.86%) N-Tier
9 35 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 29 (1.20%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.08%) iPhone
12 25 (1.04%) Xbox
13 23 (0.95%) Social Network
14 22 (0.91%) NHS
15 19 (0.79%) Data Integration
15 19 (0.79%) PMI
16 16 (0.66%) Replication
16 16 (0.66%) Tandem
17 14 (0.58%) Blog
17 14 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 357 (14.78%) Windows
2 87 (3.60%) Android
3 73 (3.02%) Linux
4 54 (2.24%) Unix
4 54 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.083%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.083%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.083%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.041%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.041%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.041%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1137 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1113 (46.09%) MVC
3 631 (26.13%) TDD
4 471 (19.50%) Scrum
5 395 (16.36%) Web Development
6 315 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 291 (12.05%) OO
8 278 (11.51%) BDD
9 260 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
10 254 (10.52%) Web Application Development
11 224 (9.28%) SDLC
12 200 (8.28%) Dependency Injection
13 190 (7.87%) Kanban
14 138 (5.71%) OOP
15 137 (5.67%) Unit Testing
16 134 (5.55%) Mentoring
17 133 (5.51%) MVVM
18 111 (4.60%) CRM
19 109 (4.51%) E-Commerce
20 100 (4.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2006 (83.06%) C#
2 996 (41.24%) SQL
3 892 (36.94%) JavaScript
4 349 (14.45%) T-SQL
5 333 (13.79%) VB.NET
6 287 (11.88%) Java
7 137 (5.67%) Ruby
8 113 (4.68%) VB
9 112 (4.64%) PHP
10 87 (3.60%) C++
11 52 (2.15%) PowerShell
12 49 (2.03%) PL/SQL
12 49 (2.03%) Python
13 34 (1.41%) Shell Script
14 32 (1.33%) Objective-C
15 30 (1.24%) F#
16 28 (1.16%) ABAP
16 28 (1.16%) C
17 26 (1.08%) VBA
18 25 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 237 (9.81%) Degree
2 55 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 23 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 16 (0.66%) HND
6 13 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 12 (0.50%) CHECK Team Leader
7 12 (0.50%) CREST Certified
7 12 (0.50%) Cyber Scheme
7 12 (0.50%) Tigerscheme
8 10 (0.41%) ISEB
9 8 (0.33%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.33%) SANS
10 6 (0.25%) MCP
11 4 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.083%) MCSE
12 2 (0.083%) PhD
12 2 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (2.86%) QA
2 15 (0.62%) WAI
3 10 (0.41%) SLA
4 8 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.29%) COBIT
6 6 (0.25%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.21%) HL7
8 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.083%) SDET
10 1 (0.041%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 30 (1.24%) vSphere
2 27 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.04%) Xen
3 25 (1.04%) XenServer
4 11 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.25%) Docker
6 5 (0.21%) Firmware
6 5 (0.21%) vCloud
6 5 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.17%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.083%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 31 (1.28%) Puppet
2 30 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.08%) Kibana
4 25 (1.04%) Cobbler
4 25 (1.04%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.21%) Ansible
6 5 (0.21%) SCCM
6 5 (0.21%) vMotion
7 4 (0.17%) WMI
8 3 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.12%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.041%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 657 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 153 (6.34%) Oracle
3 78 (3.23%) Google
4 52 (2.15%) IBM
5 45 (1.86%) SAP
6 28 (1.16%) BEA
7 25 (1.04%) EnterpriseDB
7 25 (1.04%) Xamarin
8 22 (0.91%) EPiServer
9 21 (0.87%) VMware
10 19 (0.79%) Facebook
11 18 (0.75%) Twitter
12 16 (0.66%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.50%) Apple
13 12 (0.50%) PayPal
14 11 (0.46%) Remedy
14 11 (0.46%) Telerik
15 10 (0.41%) Tableau
16 8 (0.33%) Perforce
17 7 (0.29%) Cognizant
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Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £16k - 18k per year
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Flexible working hours & benefits package
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + bonus + working from home
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
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Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday