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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1152 1286 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.61% 20.01% 24.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.92% 48.55% 54.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1113 1498
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 £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
2219 2649 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.70% 41.22% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1910 2240 2625
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +1 725 £42,500 +6.25% 116
Cheshire +3 217 £35,000 -12.50% 56
Lancashire -1 120 £37,500 +15.38% 18
Merseyside +1 74 £38,500 +10.00% 18
Cumbria -7 5 £27,500 -5.17% 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1768 (80.25%) C#
2 1265 (57.42%) ASP.NET
3 1177 (53.43%) SQL Server
4 1013 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
5 950 (43.12%) MVC
6 914 (41.49%) SQL
7 797 (36.18%) JavaScript
8 723 (32.82%) HTML
9 699 (31.73%) CSS
10 609 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 558 (25.33%) TDD
12 543 (24.65%) Microsoft
13 526 (23.88%) jQuery
14 520 (23.60%) .NET Framework
15 491 (22.29%) WCF
16 440 (19.97%) Scrum
17 359 (16.30%) Windows
18 354 (16.07%) Finance
19 345 (15.66%) Java
20 344 (15.62%) OO
21 338 (15.34%) Web Services
22 324 (14.71%) T-SQL
23 318 (14.43%) Web Development
24 300 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
25 278 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
26 272 (12.35%) VB.NET
27 269 (12.21%) WPF
28 268 (12.17%) HTML5
29 258 (11.71%) Entity Framework
30 253 (11.48%) AngularJS

.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
1 109 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 99 (4.49%) CMS
3 67 (3.04%) IIS
4 59 (2.68%) Umbraco
5 37 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 34 (1.54%) WebSphere
7 33 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 26 (1.18%) Drupal
9 26 (1.18%) JBoss
10 24 (1.09%) WordPress
11 23 (1.04%) CloudStack
11 23 (1.04%) OpenStack
12 21 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
15 9 (0.41%) Joomla!
15 9 (0.41%) Kentico
15 9 (0.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 201 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.77%) MS Office
4 16 (0.73%) Fireworks
5 11 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.23%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 42 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.86%) Visualfiles
3 14 (0.64%) Lorenzo
4 13 (0.59%) SDL Web 8
5 9 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.27%) Magento
8 4 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.045%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.045%) Epicor Tropos
11 1 (0.045%) HFM
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.045%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.045%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 190 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.18%) Google Play
4 23 (1.04%) Office 365
5 20 (0.91%) SaaS
6 11 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.50%) GitHub
7 10 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.36%) PaaS
9 5 (0.23%) IaaS
10 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.18%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.045%) AdWords
11 1 (0.045%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.045%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 112 (5.08%) Internet
2 33 (1.50%) HTTP
3 24 (1.09%) Firewall
4 22 (1.00%) Intranet
5 18 (0.82%) SAN
6 17 (0.77%) Network Security
7 12 (0.54%) Broadband
8 9 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 8 (0.36%) DNS
9 8 (0.36%) FTP
9 8 (0.36%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.23%) WebEx
11 4 (0.18%) MPLS
11 4 (0.18%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.18%) VPN
11 4 (0.18%) Wireless
12 3 (0.14%) LAN
12 3 (0.14%) SSL
12 3 (0.14%) WAN
12 3 (0.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1177 (53.43%) SQL Server
2 229 (10.39%) SQL Server 2014
3 142 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 133 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 119 (5.40%) NoSQL
6 105 (4.77%) Relational Database
7 89 (4.04%) MySQL
8 79 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 44 (2.00%) MongoDB
10 44 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (1.41%) RDBMS
12 30 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (1.27%) Big Data
15 26 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
16 22 (1.00%) MS Access
17 19 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
18 17 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
19 16 (0.73%) DTS
Development Applications
1 250 (11.35%) Visual Studio
2 219 (9.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 163 (7.40%) Git (software)
3 163 (7.40%) NUnit
4 133 (6.04%) MSTest
5 93 (4.22%) Moq
6 81 (3.68%) Rhino Mocks
7 73 (3.31%) Subversion
8 67 (3.04%) Selenium
9 60 (2.72%) JIRA
10 39 (1.77%) SpecFlow
11 35 (1.59%) TeamCity
12 25 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 15 (0.68%) Jenkins
14 14 (0.64%) JUnit
15 13 (0.59%) Appium
16 12 (0.54%) Calabash
16 12 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (0.50%) SoapUI
17 11 (0.50%) StyleCop
General
1 354 (16.07%) Finance
2 109 (4.95%) Games
3 85 (3.86%) Marketing
4 62 (2.81%) Retail
5 49 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.00%) Legal
7 37 (1.68%) Banking
8 31 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.27%) Advertising
10 23 (1.04%) Back Office
11 19 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (0.68%) Law
13 12 (0.54%) Electronics
13 12 (0.54%) Music Industry
14 8 (0.36%) Automotive
14 8 (0.36%) Publishing
15 6 (0.27%) Local Government
16 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.14%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.091%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 1591 (72.22%) Developer
2 1125 (51.07%) .NET Developer
3 724 (32.86%) C# Developer
4 589 (26.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 381 (17.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 336 (15.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 257 (11.67%) Senior Developer
8 246 (11.17%) Software Developer
9 182 (8.26%) SQL Developer
10 177 (8.03%) .NET Software Developer
11 163 (7.40%) Web Developer
12 157 (7.13%) Senior .NET Developer
13 147 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 140 (6.35%) Senior C# Developer
15 139 (6.31%) C# Software Developer
16 118 (5.36%) Lead Developer
17 117 (5.31%) Junior
18 112 (5.08%) Junior Developer
19 111 (5.04%) Analyst
19 111 (5.04%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1265 (57.42%) ASP.NET
2 723 (32.82%) HTML
3 699 (31.73%) CSS
4 609 (27.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 526 (23.88%) jQuery
6 520 (23.60%) .NET Framework
7 491 (22.29%) WCF
8 338 (15.34%) Web Services
9 278 (12.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 269 (12.21%) WPF
11 268 (12.17%) HTML5
12 258 (11.71%) Entity Framework
13 253 (11.48%) AngularJS
14 233 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 206 (9.35%) XML
16 195 (8.85%) RESTful
17 187 (8.49%) LINQ
18 170 (7.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 161 (7.31%) CSS3
20 155 (7.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 137 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
2 135 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 123 (5.58%) Computer Science
5 95 (4.31%) iPad
6 87 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
7 79 (3.59%) N-Tier
8 52 (2.36%) User Experience
9 40 (1.82%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.27%) Replication
10 28 (1.27%) Social Network
11 26 (1.18%) iPhone
12 22 (1.00%) W3C
13 20 (0.91%) Blog
13 20 (0.91%) Social Media
14 17 (0.77%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.68%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.59%) Clustering
16 13 (0.59%) Data Centre
16 13 (0.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 359 (16.30%) Windows
2 98 (4.45%) Android
3 92 (4.18%) Linux
4 56 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 55 (2.50%) Unix
6 54 (2.45%) Windows Server
7 29 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.091%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.091%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.091%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.091%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.045%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.045%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.045%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.045%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1013 (45.98%) Agile Software Development
2 950 (43.12%) MVC
3 558 (25.33%) TDD
4 440 (19.97%) Scrum
5 344 (15.62%) OO
6 318 (14.43%) Web Development
7 300 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
8 248 (11.26%) Software Engineering
9 243 (11.03%) BDD
10 217 (9.85%) Web Application Development
11 170 (7.72%) Kanban
12 162 (7.35%) Dependency Injection
13 160 (7.26%) Mentoring
14 155 (7.04%) OOP
15 150 (6.81%) SDLC
16 143 (6.49%) Unit Testing
17 115 (5.22%) MVVM
18 113 (5.13%) SOA
19 109 (4.95%) Project Management
20 104 (4.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1768 (80.25%) C#
2 914 (41.49%) SQL
3 797 (36.18%) JavaScript
4 345 (15.66%) Java
5 324 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 272 (12.35%) VB.NET
7 132 (5.99%) PHP
7 132 (5.99%) Ruby
8 131 (5.95%) VB
9 121 (5.49%) C++
10 51 (2.32%) PowerShell
11 46 (2.09%) Objective-C
11 46 (2.09%) Python
12 43 (1.95%) PL/SQL
13 42 (1.91%) C
14 40 (1.82%) VB6
15 31 (1.41%) TypeScript
16 29 (1.32%) Perl
16 29 (1.32%) Scala
17 25 (1.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 241 (10.94%) Degree
2 41 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (1.45%) Security Cleared
4 24 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 19 (0.86%) ISEB
6 17 (0.77%) CHECK Team Leader
6 17 (0.77%) CREST Certified
7 14 (0.64%) HND
8 12 (0.54%) Cyber Scheme
8 12 (0.54%) Tigerscheme
9 10 (0.45%) SANS
10 8 (0.36%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.27%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.18%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.14%) MCSE
15 2 (0.091%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (3.50%) QA
2 12 (0.54%) SLA
3 9 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.36%) WAI
5 7 (0.32%) COBIT
6 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.045%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 23 (1.04%) vSphere
2 23 (1.04%) Xen
2 23 (1.04%) XenServer
3 18 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.32%) SRDF
4 7 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.27%) Docker
6 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.091%) Firmware
8 1 (0.045%) Postfix
8 1 (0.045%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.045%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 24 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (1.09%) Puppet
2 23 (1.04%) Cobbler
2 23 (1.04%) Tivoli
3 16 (0.73%) Kibana
4 9 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (0.41%) LiteSpeed
5 7 (0.32%) WMI
6 3 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.091%) Wonderware InTouch
8 1 (0.045%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.045%) Nagios
8 1 (0.045%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.045%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.045%) SCCM
8 1 (0.045%) SCOM
8 1 (0.045%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 543 (24.65%) Microsoft
2 143 (6.49%) Oracle
3 67 (3.04%) Google
4 46 (2.09%) IBM
5 43 (1.95%) EPiServer
6 41 (1.86%) Twitter
7 35 (1.59%) Facebook
8 34 (1.54%) SAP
9 33 (1.50%) Sitecore
10 26 (1.18%) Xamarin
11 23 (1.04%) EnterpriseDB
12 17 (0.77%) Apple
13 16 (0.73%) Remedy
13 16 (0.73%) Telerik
14 13 (0.59%) VMware
15 12 (0.54%) BEA
15 12 (0.54%) Perforce
16 11 (0.50%) EMC
17 8 (0.36%) Cognizant
17 8 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
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