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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1119 1280 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.45% 21.00% 25.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.39% 51.12% 55.65%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1065 1532
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,625 £26,500
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
2136 2504 3051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.04% 41.08% 45.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2086 2599
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

.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 May 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 May 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 +1 688 £41,250 +3.12% 156
Cheshire +2 245 £35,000 -12.50% 73
Lancashire -2 110 £35,000 - 31
Merseyside -3 62 £40,000 - 15
Cumbria -10 1 - - 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1694 (80.17%) C#
2 1216 (57.55%) ASP.NET
3 1142 (54.05%) SQL Server
4 956 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
5 915 (43.30%) SQL
6 888 (42.03%) MVC
7 762 (36.06%) JavaScript
8 690 (32.65%) HTML
9 657 (31.09%) CSS
10 549 (25.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 510 (24.14%) TDD
12 490 (23.19%) jQuery
13 480 (22.72%) Microsoft
14 475 (22.48%) .NET Framework
15 446 (21.11%) WCF
16 398 (18.84%) Scrum
17 332 (15.71%) Web Services
17 332 (15.71%) T-SQL
18 324 (15.33%) OO
19 322 (15.24%) Windows
19 322 (15.24%) Java
20 302 (14.29%) Web Development
21 299 (14.15%) Finance
22 280 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
23 268 (12.68%) VB.NET
24 260 (12.30%) WPF
25 256 (12.12%) Visual Studio
26 251 (11.88%) Software Engineering
27 248 (11.74%) HTML5
28 245 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API

.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
1 154 (7.29%) Node.js
2 99 (4.69%) CMS
3 98 (4.64%) SharePoint
4 70 (3.31%) IIS
5 53 (2.51%) Umbraco
6 32 (1.51%) WordPress
7 31 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 29 (1.37%) Drupal
8 29 (1.37%) WebLogic
9 21 (0.99%) JBoss
10 20 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 18 (0.85%) CloudStack
11 18 (0.85%) OpenStack
12 17 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.62%) Alfresco
15 11 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
16 10 (0.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 189 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.42%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.85%) Fireworks
4 15 (0.71%) MS Office
5 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.24%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 30 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.95%) Visualfiles
3 17 (0.80%) Lorenzo
4 12 (0.57%) SDL Web 8
5 11 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.28%) Magento
8 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.095%) HFM
9 2 (0.095%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.047%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.047%) Epicor Tropos
10 1 (0.047%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.047%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 170 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.23%) Google Play
4 23 (1.09%) SaaS
5 22 (1.04%) Office 365
6 15 (0.71%) GitHub
7 8 (0.38%) PaaS
8 7 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.24%) IaaS
10 3 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.095%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.047%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.047%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.50%) Internet
2 32 (1.51%) HTTP
3 18 (0.85%) Firewall
3 18 (0.85%) Network Security
4 16 (0.76%) Intranet
5 14 (0.66%) SAN
6 8 (0.38%) FTP
7 7 (0.33%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.24%) Unified Communications
9 4 (0.19%) DNS
9 4 (0.19%) Wireless
10 3 (0.14%) LAN
10 3 (0.14%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.14%) WAN
10 3 (0.14%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.095%) DHCP
11 2 (0.095%) VLAN
11 2 (0.095%) VPN
12 1 (0.047%) Broadband
12 1 (0.047%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1142 (54.05%) SQL Server
2 197 (9.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 137 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 130 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 118 (5.58%) NoSQL
6 104 (4.92%) MySQL
7 94 (4.45%) Relational Database
8 73 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 54 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 46 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
11 39 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 29 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
13 26 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.18%) RDBMS
15 21 (0.99%) Big Data
15 21 (0.99%) MS Access
16 19 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 18 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
18 15 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
18 15 (0.71%) GIS
Development Applications
1 256 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 223 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 166 (7.86%) Git (software)
4 158 (7.48%) NUnit
5 129 (6.11%) MSTest
6 90 (4.26%) Moq
7 77 (3.64%) Subversion
8 75 (3.55%) Rhino Mocks
9 64 (3.03%) JIRA
10 57 (2.70%) Selenium
11 29 (1.37%) TeamCity
12 27 (1.28%) SpecFlow
13 18 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 14 (0.66%) Jenkins
14 14 (0.66%) JUnit
15 13 (0.62%) Appium
15 13 (0.62%) SoapUI
16 12 (0.57%) Calabash
17 11 (0.52%) Jasmine
18 9 (0.43%) HP UFT
General
1 299 (14.15%) Finance
2 103 (4.87%) Games
3 84 (3.98%) Marketing
4 62 (2.93%) Retail
5 55 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 40 (1.89%) Legal
7 30 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.37%) Banking
9 26 (1.23%) Advertising
9 26 (1.23%) Back Office
10 19 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.62%) Electronics
12 12 (0.57%) Law
13 10 (0.47%) Music Industry
14 8 (0.38%) Automotive
14 8 (0.38%) Publishing
15 5 (0.24%) Local Government
16 3 (0.14%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.047%) Billing
17 1 (0.047%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1505 (71.23%) Developer
2 1060 (50.17%) .NET Developer
3 697 (32.99%) C# Developer
4 570 (26.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 363 (17.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 321 (15.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 250 (11.83%) Software Developer
8 249 (11.78%) Senior Developer
9 185 (8.76%) SQL Developer
10 183 (8.66%) .NET Software Developer
11 154 (7.29%) C# Software Developer
12 146 (6.91%) Senior .NET Developer
13 144 (6.81%) Web Developer
14 137 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 131 (6.20%) Senior C# Developer
16 103 (4.87%) Software Engineer
17 102 (4.83%) Lead Developer
18 100 (4.73%) Junior
19 98 (4.64%) .NET Web Developer
20 97 (4.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1216 (57.55%) ASP.NET
2 690 (32.65%) HTML
3 657 (31.09%) CSS
4 549 (25.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 490 (23.19%) jQuery
6 475 (22.48%) .NET Framework
7 446 (21.11%) WCF
8 332 (15.71%) Web Services
9 260 (12.30%) WPF
10 248 (11.74%) HTML5
11 245 (11.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 235 (11.12%) AngularJS
13 232 (10.98%) Entity Framework
14 223 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 211 (9.99%) XML
16 193 (9.13%) LINQ
17 178 (8.42%) RESTful
18 160 (7.57%) CSS3
19 146 (6.91%) WinForms
20 145 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 138 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (6.01%) Enterprise Software
3 112 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 109 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 81 (3.83%) N-Tier
6 78 (3.69%) Inversion of Control
7 73 (3.45%) iPad
8 43 (2.04%) User Experience
9 34 (1.61%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.23%) iPhone
11 23 (1.09%) Replication
12 22 (1.04%) Social Network
12 22 (1.04%) W3C
13 21 (0.99%) Blog
14 19 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 18 (0.85%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.71%) Physics
17 14 (0.66%) Social Media
18 13 (0.62%) Online Games
19 11 (0.52%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 322 (15.24%) Windows
2 92 (4.35%) Android
3 80 (3.79%) Linux
4 54 (2.56%) Windows Server
5 50 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 40 (1.89%) Unix
7 30 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.095%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.047%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.047%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.047%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 888 (42.03%) MVC
3 510 (24.14%) TDD
4 398 (18.84%) Scrum
5 324 (15.33%) OO
6 302 (14.29%) Web Development
7 280 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
8 251 (11.88%) Software Engineering
9 219 (10.36%) BDD
10 202 (9.56%) Web Application Development
11 157 (7.43%) Mentoring
12 155 (7.34%) Kanban
13 150 (7.10%) Dependency Injection
14 146 (6.91%) OOP
15 135 (6.39%) SDLC
16 122 (5.77%) Project Management
16 122 (5.77%) Unit Testing
17 121 (5.73%) SOA
18 111 (5.25%) MVVM
19 103 (4.87%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1694 (80.17%) C#
2 915 (43.30%) SQL
3 762 (36.06%) JavaScript
4 332 (15.71%) T-SQL
5 322 (15.24%) Java
6 268 (12.68%) VB.NET
7 146 (6.91%) PHP
8 130 (6.15%) VB
9 129 (6.11%) C++
10 117 (5.54%) Ruby
11 43 (2.04%) Python
12 41 (1.94%) VB6
13 40 (1.89%) C
13 40 (1.89%) PL/SQL
14 39 (1.85%) Objective-C
15 35 (1.66%) PowerShell
16 32 (1.51%) Perl
17 27 (1.28%) Scala
18 26 (1.23%) TypeScript
19 23 (1.09%) XPath
Qualifications
1 227 (10.74%) Degree
2 39 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 28 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.18%) ISEB
5 23 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 18 (0.85%) CHECK Team Leader
6 18 (0.85%) CREST Certified
7 11 (0.52%) HND
8 9 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.43%) Cyber Scheme
8 9 (0.43%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.43%) Tigerscheme
9 7 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.14%) MCSE
11 3 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.095%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.26%) QA
2 13 (0.62%) SLA
3 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.28%) WAI
5 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.095%) COBIT
6 2 (0.095%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.85%) vSphere
2 18 (0.85%) Xen
2 18 (0.85%) XenServer
3 7 (0.33%) SRDF
4 6 (0.28%) Docker
5 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.047%) Firmware
7 1 (0.047%) Postfix
7 1 (0.047%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.047%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (0.95%) Puppet
2 18 (0.85%) Cobbler
2 18 (0.85%) Tivoli
3 12 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.52%) Kibana
5 8 (0.38%) LiteSpeed
6 5 (0.24%) WMI
7 3 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.14%) Wonderware InTouch
8 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.047%) Nagios
8 1 (0.047%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.047%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.047%) SCCM
8 1 (0.047%) SCOM
8 1 (0.047%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 480 (22.72%) Microsoft
2 127 (6.01%) Oracle
3 61 (2.89%) Google
4 43 (2.04%) EPiServer
5 37 (1.75%) Facebook
5 37 (1.75%) Twitter
6 34 (1.61%) Sitecore
7 32 (1.51%) SAP
8 30 (1.42%) IBM
9 21 (0.99%) Xamarin
10 18 (0.85%) EnterpriseDB
11 16 (0.76%) Apple
12 14 (0.66%) Telerik
13 12 (0.57%) Perforce
14 11 (0.52%) Adobe
15 9 (0.43%) BEA
15 9 (0.43%) Sencha
15 9 (0.43%) Wonderware
16 8 (0.38%) DevExpress
16 8 (0.38%) VMware
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Posted: 7 hours ago
Lancashire
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