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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / North West
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1253 992 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.22% 18.23% 21.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.73% 49.16% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 904 1295
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 £29,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
2470 2018 2854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.84% 37.09% 41.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 1760 2522
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 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 2017.

.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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +1 753 £42,500 - 105
Cheshire +4 266 £40,000 +6.66% 60
Merseyside +9 149 £38,000 +1.33% 26
Lancashire -2 83 £37,500 - 16
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 2123 (83.85%) C#
2 1555 (61.41%) ASP.NET
3 1427 (56.36%) SQL Server
4 1258 (49.68%) MVC
5 1250 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
6 1003 (39.61%) SQL
7 919 (36.30%) JavaScript
8 900 (35.55%) HTML
9 826 (32.62%) CSS
9 826 (32.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 691 (27.29%) TDD
11 669 (26.42%) Microsoft
12 627 (24.76%) WCF
13 623 (24.61%) jQuery
14 604 (23.85%) .NET Framework
15 466 (18.40%) AngularJS
16 442 (17.46%) Scrum
17 422 (16.67%) Web Development
18 405 (16.00%) Entity Framework
19 394 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
20 393 (15.52%) Finance
21 389 (15.36%) Web Services
22 355 (14.02%) VB.NET
23 339 (13.39%) Software Engineering
23 339 (13.39%) WPF
24 319 (12.60%) Windows
25 301 (11.89%) T-SQL
26 297 (11.73%) OO
27 287 (11.33%) Web Application Development
28 286 (11.30%) SQL Server 2014

.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 98 (3.87%) IIS
2 90 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 62 (2.45%) CMS
4 54 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 42 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (1.26%) WebLogic
7 26 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
8 20 (0.79%) NServiceBus
9 19 (0.75%) JBoss
10 18 (0.71%) CloudStack
10 18 (0.71%) OpenStack
10 18 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.59%) Apache
13 13 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.36%) Confluence
16 7 (0.28%) Drupal
17 5 (0.20%) WordPress
18 4 (0.16%) GeoServer
Applications
1 218 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 25 (0.99%) MS Office
3 15 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.51%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.039%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.039%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.32%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.16%) Magento
6 3 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 3 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.079%) BPCS
7 2 (0.079%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.079%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.039%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.039%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.039%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.039%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 190 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.78%) SaaS
4 29 (1.15%) Google Play
5 26 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.51%) GitHub
6 13 (0.51%) PaaS
7 12 (0.47%) Office 365
8 9 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.16%) IaaS
11 4 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (3.52%) Internet
2 45 (1.78%) HTTP
3 28 (1.11%) Firewall
4 11 (0.43%) Intranet
5 10 (0.39%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.24%) IPsec
7 5 (0.20%) Broadband
7 5 (0.20%) DNS
8 3 (0.12%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.12%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.12%) Network Security
8 3 (0.12%) RFID
9 2 (0.079%) Wireless
10 1 (0.039%) CTI
10 1 (0.039%) GPRS
10 1 (0.039%) GSM
10 1 (0.039%) ISDN
10 1 (0.039%) LAN
10 1 (0.039%) SMS
10 1 (0.039%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1427 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 286 (11.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 183 (7.23%) MySQL
4 155 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 151 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 136 (5.37%) NoSQL
7 122 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 86 (3.40%) Relational Database
9 68 (2.69%) MongoDB
10 65 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 56 (2.21%) RDBMS
12 55 (2.17%) Big Data
13 50 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
14 49 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 34 (1.34%) SQL Server 2000
16 33 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
17 12 (0.47%) MS Access
18 11 (0.43%) QlikView
19 10 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
20 9 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 246 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 238 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 225 (8.89%) Visual Studio
4 208 (8.21%) NUnit
5 150 (5.92%) JIRA
6 137 (5.41%) MSTest
7 101 (3.99%) Moq
8 98 (3.87%) Rhino Mocks
9 95 (3.75%) Subversion
10 75 (2.96%) Selenium
11 53 (2.09%) TeamCity
12 35 (1.38%) SpecFlow
13 32 (1.26%) Jenkins
14 22 (0.87%) FxCop
14 22 (0.87%) StyleCop
15 17 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.59%) AccuRev
17 14 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 14 (0.55%) Cucumber
18 13 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 393 (15.52%) Finance
2 127 (5.02%) Games
3 110 (4.34%) Marketing
4 57 (2.25%) Legal
5 46 (1.82%) Advertising
6 44 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 41 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.50%) Banking
9 37 (1.46%) Retail
10 26 (1.03%) Law
11 14 (0.55%) Electronics
12 10 (0.39%) Automotive
13 9 (0.36%) Publishing
14 8 (0.32%) Back Office
14 8 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.24%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.20%) Local Government
17 4 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.079%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1967 (77.69%) Developer
2 1404 (55.45%) .NET Developer
3 942 (37.20%) C# Developer
4 777 (30.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 456 (18.01%) ASP.NET Developer
6 429 (16.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 365 (14.42%) Software Developer
8 289 (11.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 281 (11.10%) Senior Developer
10 242 (9.56%) C# Software Developer
11 228 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 198 (7.82%) SQL Developer
13 191 (7.54%) Senior .NET Developer
14 183 (7.23%) Web Developer
15 182 (7.19%) Senior C# Developer
16 171 (6.75%) Junior
17 153 (6.04%) Junior Developer
18 135 (5.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 130 (5.13%) Lead Developer
20 126 (4.98%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1555 (61.41%) ASP.NET
2 900 (35.55%) HTML
3 826 (32.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 826 (32.62%) CSS
4 627 (24.76%) WCF
5 623 (24.61%) jQuery
6 604 (23.85%) .NET Framework
7 466 (18.40%) AngularJS
8 405 (16.00%) Entity Framework
9 394 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 389 (15.36%) Web Services
11 339 (13.39%) WPF
12 280 (11.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 272 (10.74%) HTML5
14 260 (10.27%) RESTful
15 251 (9.91%) XML
16 235 (9.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 185 (7.31%) Node.js
18 166 (6.56%) KnockoutJS
19 159 (6.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 148 (5.85%) Mobile App
2 140 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 136 (5.37%) iPad
4 122 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 113 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 106 (4.19%) Inversion of Control
7 68 (2.69%) N-Tier
7 68 (2.69%) User Experience
8 42 (1.66%) Xbox
9 28 (1.11%) iPhone
10 22 (0.87%) PMI
10 22 (0.87%) Social Network
11 21 (0.83%) Tandem
12 20 (0.79%) Management Information System
13 18 (0.71%) Data Centre
14 15 (0.59%) NHS
14 15 (0.59%) Smartphone
15 14 (0.55%) Fintech
16 11 (0.43%) iSeries
16 11 (0.43%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 319 (12.60%) Windows
2 83 (3.28%) Android
3 69 (2.73%) Linux
4 55 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 46 (1.82%) Windows Server
6 31 (1.22%) Unix
7 17 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.039%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.039%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.039%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1258 (49.68%) MVC
2 1250 (49.37%) Agile Software Development
3 691 (27.29%) TDD
4 442 (17.46%) Scrum
5 422 (16.67%) Web Development
6 339 (13.39%) Software Engineering
7 297 (11.73%) OO
8 287 (11.33%) Web Application Development
9 276 (10.90%) BDD
10 233 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
11 216 (8.53%) Dependency Injection
12 204 (8.06%) Kanban
13 202 (7.98%) SDLC
14 132 (5.21%) MVVM
15 123 (4.86%) OOP
16 120 (4.74%) Unit Testing
17 112 (4.42%) Mentoring
18 108 (4.27%) E-Commerce
19 88 (3.48%) CRM
20 85 (3.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2123 (83.85%) C#
2 1003 (39.61%) SQL
3 919 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 355 (14.02%) VB.NET
5 301 (11.89%) T-SQL
6 208 (8.21%) Java
7 161 (6.36%) Ruby
8 126 (4.98%) PHP
9 121 (4.78%) VB
10 94 (3.71%) C++
11 58 (2.29%) Python
12 53 (2.09%) PowerShell
13 44 (1.74%) PL/SQL
14 41 (1.62%) F#
15 36 (1.42%) C
16 32 (1.26%) VB6
17 30 (1.18%) Shell Script
18 29 (1.15%) VBA
19 25 (0.99%) Scala
20 23 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 230 (9.08%) Degree
2 47 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 20 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 19 (0.75%) ISEB
6 9 (0.36%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 7 (0.28%) MCP
9 4 (0.16%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.16%) HNC
9 4 (0.16%) HND
9 4 (0.16%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.079%) PhD
11 1 (0.039%) APMP
11 1 (0.039%) CCA
11 1 (0.039%) MCSE
11 1 (0.039%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (3.55%) QA
2 21 (0.83%) WAI
3 11 (0.43%) HL7
3 11 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 11 (0.43%) SLA
4 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.12%) SDET
4 3 (0.12%) WCAG
5 2 (0.079%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.039%) COBIT
6 1 (0.039%) MiFID
6 1 (0.039%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (0.95%) Docker
1 24 (0.95%) vSphere
2 18 (0.71%) Xen
2 18 (0.71%) XenServer
3 16 (0.63%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.36%) Firmware
5 6 (0.24%) vCloud
6 4 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.079%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.039%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (1.30%) Kibana
1 33 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (1.22%) Puppet
3 14 (0.55%) Ansible
3 14 (0.55%) Cobbler
3 14 (0.55%) Tivoli
4 6 (0.24%) SCCM
4 6 (0.24%) vMotion
5 5 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
5 5 (0.20%) WSUS
6 4 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.12%) Terraform
8 2 (0.079%) Salt
9 1 (0.039%) Icinga
9 1 (0.039%) logstash
9 1 (0.039%) Nagios
9 1 (0.039%) Packer
9 1 (0.039%) SCOM
Vendors
1 669 (26.42%) Microsoft
2 114 (4.50%) Oracle
3 103 (4.07%) Google
4 31 (1.22%) IBM
5 28 (1.11%) Xamarin
6 26 (1.03%) SAP
7 22 (0.87%) Sitecore
8 18 (0.71%) EnterpriseDB
9 17 (0.67%) PayPal
10 14 (0.55%) BEA
11 11 (0.43%) EPiServer
11 11 (0.43%) Tableau
11 11 (0.43%) VMware
12 10 (0.39%) DevExpress
12 10 (0.39%) Twitter
13 8 (0.32%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.28%) JD Edwards
15 6 (0.24%) AppDynamics
15 6 (0.24%) Veeam
15 6 (0.24%) Zerto
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