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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1193 1260 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.29% 19.18% 24.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.44% 47.14% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1118 1501
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
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
2365 2673 3139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.22% 40.70% 44.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2041 2251 2650
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

.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 July 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 July 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 +1 737 £42,500 +6.25% 128
Cheshire +5 247 £35,500 -11.25% 49
Lancashire -2 99 £37,500 +11.94% 14
Merseyside -6 89 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Cumbria +1 6 £27,500 -21.42% 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1814 (80.44%) C#
2 1329 (58.94%) ASP.NET
3 1226 (54.37%) SQL Server
4 1045 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
5 1012 (44.88%) MVC
6 913 (40.49%) SQL
7 830 (36.81%) JavaScript
8 746 (33.08%) HTML
9 716 (31.75%) CSS
10 667 (29.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 580 (25.72%) Microsoft
12 577 (25.59%) TDD
13 554 (24.57%) jQuery
14 548 (24.30%) .NET Framework
15 507 (22.48%) WCF
16 461 (20.44%) Scrum
17 377 (16.72%) Finance
18 356 (15.79%) Web Development
19 352 (15.61%) Windows
20 337 (14.94%) OO
21 322 (14.28%) T-SQL
22 321 (14.24%) Java
23 318 (14.10%) Web Services
24 297 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
25 293 (12.99%) VB.NET
26 285 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web API
27 280 (12.42%) HTML5
28 279 (12.37%) Entity Framework
29 275 (12.20%) AngularJS
30 262 (11.62%) 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
1 102 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 98 (4.35%) CMS
3 72 (3.19%) IIS
4 60 (2.66%) Umbraco
5 42 (1.86%) WebLogic
6 36 (1.60%) WebSphere
7 30 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (1.24%) Drupal
9 26 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
9 26 (1.15%) JBoss
10 25 (1.11%) CloudStack
10 25 (1.11%) OpenStack
11 24 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
12 22 (0.98%) WordPress
13 15 (0.67%) NServiceBus
14 12 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.40%) Joomla!
15 9 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.35%) GeoServer
16 8 (0.35%) Kentico
Applications
1 205 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 19 (0.84%) MS Office
4 17 (0.75%) Fireworks
5 7 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.089%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.044%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 40 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.62%) Visualfiles
3 13 (0.58%) SDL Web 8
4 10 (0.44%) Lorenzo
5 7 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.27%) Magento
7 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.044%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.044%) Epicor Tropos
9 1 (0.044%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.044%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.044%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 196 (8.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.15%) Google Play
4 20 (0.89%) Office 365
5 13 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.58%) SaaS
6 10 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.40%) GitHub
8 8 (0.35%) PaaS
9 5 (0.22%) IaaS
10 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.18%) Sage Pay
11 3 (0.13%) AdWords
12 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.044%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.044%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.044%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 113 (5.01%) Internet
2 27 (1.20%) Firewall
3 24 (1.06%) HTTP
4 18 (0.80%) Intranet
4 18 (0.80%) Network Security
5 14 (0.62%) SAN
6 12 (0.53%) Broadband
7 8 (0.35%) DNS
7 8 (0.35%) FTP
7 8 (0.35%) HTTPS
7 8 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.27%) VPN
9 5 (0.22%) WebEx
9 5 (0.22%) Wireless
10 4 (0.18%) LAN
10 4 (0.18%) MPLS
10 4 (0.18%) SSL
10 4 (0.18%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.13%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1226 (54.37%) SQL Server
2 245 (10.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 146 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 124 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 106 (4.70%) NoSQL
6 105 (4.66%) Relational Database
7 94 (4.17%) MySQL
8 76 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 47 (2.08%) MongoDB
10 45 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
12 35 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 34 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (1.37%) RDBMS
15 30 (1.33%) Big Data
16 23 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
17 15 (0.67%) MS Access
18 14 (0.62%) GIS
18 14 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
19 13 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 252 (11.18%) Visual Studio
2 213 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 162 (7.18%) Git (software)
4 157 (6.96%) NUnit
5 138 (6.12%) MSTest
6 91 (4.04%) Moq
7 85 (3.77%) Rhino Mocks
8 78 (3.46%) Subversion
9 75 (3.33%) Selenium
10 68 (3.02%) JIRA
11 50 (2.22%) SpecFlow
12 38 (1.69%) TeamCity
13 27 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 15 (0.67%) FxCop
14 15 (0.67%) StyleCop
15 14 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
16 13 (0.58%) Appium
16 13 (0.58%) Jenkins
17 12 (0.53%) Calabash
18 11 (0.49%) JUnit
General
1 377 (16.72%) Finance
2 110 (4.88%) Games
3 78 (3.46%) Marketing
4 56 (2.48%) Retail
5 50 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.13%) Legal
7 36 (1.60%) Banking
8 32 (1.42%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.29%) Advertising
10 20 (0.89%) Back Office
10 20 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 18 (0.80%) Electronics
12 13 (0.58%) Law
12 13 (0.58%) Music Industry
13 12 (0.53%) Publishing
14 8 (0.35%) Automotive
15 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.27%) Local Government
16 3 (0.13%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.089%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 1648 (73.08%) Developer
2 1203 (53.35%) .NET Developer
3 756 (33.53%) C# Developer
4 638 (28.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 407 (18.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 363 (16.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 281 (12.46%) Software Developer
8 266 (11.80%) Senior Developer
9 211 (9.36%) .NET Software Developer
10 201 (8.91%) SQL Developer
11 177 (7.85%) Web Developer
12 173 (7.67%) Senior .NET Developer
13 172 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 167 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
15 142 (6.30%) Senior C# Developer
16 132 (5.85%) Junior
17 125 (5.54%) Junior Developer
18 124 (5.50%) Analyst
19 119 (5.28%) .NET Web Developer
20 106 (4.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1329 (58.94%) ASP.NET
2 746 (33.08%) HTML
3 716 (31.75%) CSS
4 667 (29.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 554 (24.57%) jQuery
6 548 (24.30%) .NET Framework
7 507 (22.48%) WCF
8 318 (14.10%) Web Services
9 285 (12.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 280 (12.42%) HTML5
11 279 (12.37%) Entity Framework
12 275 (12.20%) AngularJS
13 262 (11.62%) WPF
14 243 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 212 (9.40%) XML
16 206 (9.14%) RESTful
16 206 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 175 (7.76%) LINQ
18 163 (7.23%) CSS3
19 147 (6.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 134 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
1 134 (5.94%) Mobile App
2 129 (5.72%) Computer Science
2 129 (5.72%) Enterprise Software
3 115 (5.10%) iPad
4 91 (4.04%) Inversion of Control
5 64 (2.84%) N-Tier
6 60 (2.66%) User Experience
7 39 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.15%) iPhone
9 25 (1.11%) Social Network
10 24 (1.06%) Replication
11 21 (0.93%) W3C
12 20 (0.89%) Blog
13 18 (0.80%) Data Centre
14 14 (0.62%) PMI
15 13 (0.58%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.53%) Data Integration
16 12 (0.53%) Social Media
16 12 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 352 (15.61%) Windows
2 97 (4.30%) Android
3 81 (3.59%) Linux
4 60 (2.66%) Unix
5 56 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 51 (2.26%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.089%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.044%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.044%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.044%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.044%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.044%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.044%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1045 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1012 (44.88%) MVC
3 577 (25.59%) TDD
4 461 (20.44%) Scrum
5 356 (15.79%) Web Development
6 337 (14.94%) OO
7 297 (13.17%) Continuous Integration
8 253 (11.22%) Software Engineering
9 251 (11.13%) BDD
10 234 (10.38%) Web Application Development
11 175 (7.76%) Dependency Injection
11 175 (7.76%) SDLC
12 172 (7.63%) Kanban
13 155 (6.87%) Mentoring
14 153 (6.78%) OOP
15 144 (6.39%) Unit Testing
16 121 (5.37%) MVVM
17 106 (4.70%) E-Commerce
18 104 (4.61%) CRM
18 104 (4.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1814 (80.44%) C#
2 913 (40.49%) SQL
3 830 (36.81%) JavaScript
4 322 (14.28%) T-SQL
5 321 (14.24%) Java
6 293 (12.99%) VB.NET
7 131 (5.81%) VB
8 129 (5.72%) Ruby
9 124 (5.50%) PHP
10 107 (4.75%) C++
11 47 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 43 (1.91%) Objective-C
13 41 (1.82%) PL/SQL
14 40 (1.77%) Python
15 36 (1.60%) C
16 28 (1.24%) VB6
17 27 (1.20%) Scala
18 26 (1.15%) Shell Script
19 25 (1.11%) Bash Shell
20 23 (1.02%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 242 (10.73%) Degree
2 48 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 26 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.80%) ISEB
5 17 (0.75%) CHECK Team Leader
5 17 (0.75%) CREST Certified
6 16 (0.71%) HND
7 14 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 12 (0.53%) Cyber Scheme
8 12 (0.53%) Tigerscheme
9 10 (0.44%) SANS
10 6 (0.27%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.18%) MCP
13 2 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.089%) MCSE
14 1 (0.044%) CISSP
14 1 (0.044%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.28%) QA
2 9 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 9 (0.40%) SLA
2 9 (0.40%) WAI
3 7 (0.31%) COBIT
4 6 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.044%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (1.11%) vSphere
1 25 (1.11%) Xen
1 25 (1.11%) XenServer
2 22 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.35%) Docker
5 4 (0.18%) Firmware
5 4 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.13%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 27 (1.20%) Puppet
2 26 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (1.11%) Cobbler
3 25 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 20 (0.89%) Kibana
5 11 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.31%) WMI
7 6 (0.27%) LiteSpeed
8 2 (0.089%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.044%) Nagios
9 1 (0.044%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 580 (25.72%) Microsoft
2 142 (6.30%) Oracle
3 72 (3.19%) Google
4 47 (2.08%) IBM
5 43 (1.91%) SAP
6 36 (1.60%) Twitter
7 34 (1.51%) EPiServer
8 30 (1.33%) Facebook
9 29 (1.29%) Sitecore
10 26 (1.15%) Xamarin
11 25 (1.11%) EnterpriseDB
12 17 (0.75%) BEA
13 16 (0.71%) Apple
14 13 (0.58%) Telerik
15 12 (0.53%) Perforce
15 12 (0.53%) VMware
16 11 (0.49%) Remedy
17 8 (0.35%) Cognizant
17 8 (0.35%) ESRI
17 8 (0.35%) Sencha
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