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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1301 1099 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.79% 18.27% 21.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.51% 47.87% 51.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1200 990 1400
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 £28,500 £29,372
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
2628 2296 3029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.99% 38.16% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2328 1981 2644
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 £57,000 £52,350 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

.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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +2 763 £42,500 +6.25% 100
Cheshire +3 303 £36,500 -2.66% 34
Merseyside +4 125 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Lancashire -2 102 £38,500 +2.66% 22
Cumbria +7 4 £52,500 +50.00% 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 2066 (83.07%) C#
2 1505 (60.51%) ASP.NET
3 1383 (55.61%) SQL Server
4 1215 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1203 (48.37%) MVC
6 995 (40.01%) SQL
7 906 (36.43%) JavaScript
8 895 (35.99%) HTML
9 837 (33.66%) CSS
10 793 (31.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 664 (26.70%) Microsoft
12 657 (26.42%) TDD
13 648 (26.06%) WCF
14 609 (24.49%) .NET Framework
15 599 (24.09%) jQuery
16 466 (18.74%) Scrum
17 426 (17.13%) AngularJS
18 418 (16.81%) Web Development
19 409 (16.45%) Finance
20 392 (15.76%) Entity Framework
21 377 (15.16%) Web Services
22 357 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
23 356 (14.31%) VB.NET
24 329 (13.23%) WPF
25 325 (13.07%) Windows
26 324 (13.03%) Software Engineering
27 308 (12.38%) T-SQL
28 284 (11.42%) HTML5
29 283 (11.38%) OO
30 266 (10.70%) XML

.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
1 103 (4.14%) IIS
2 86 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 60 (2.41%) CMS
4 52 (2.09%) Umbraco
5 44 (1.77%) WebLogic
6 34 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 27 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (1.01%) NServiceBus
8 25 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 24 (0.97%) JBoss
10 23 (0.92%) CloudStack
10 23 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.60%) Apache
12 13 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.36%) Confluence
15 8 (0.32%) WordPress
16 7 (0.28%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.24%) Drupal
17 6 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 219 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.05%) MS Office
3 18 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 13 (0.52%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.080%) MS Project
5 2 (0.080%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.040%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.40%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 3 (0.12%) Magento
5 3 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.080%) BPCS
6 2 (0.080%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.080%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.080%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.080%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.040%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 175 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 136 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.29%) SaaS
4 28 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.09%) Google Play
6 11 (0.44%) Office 365
6 11 (0.44%) PaaS
7 7 (0.28%) GitHub
8 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.12%) AdWords
12 2 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.080%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.82%) Internet
2 35 (1.41%) HTTP
3 34 (1.37%) Firewall
4 14 (0.56%) Intranet
4 14 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.32%) DNS
6 7 (0.28%) Broadband
6 7 (0.28%) IPsec
7 5 (0.20%) Network Security
8 4 (0.16%) Bluetooth
8 4 (0.16%) RFID
9 3 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.12%) SAN
9 3 (0.12%) VPN
9 3 (0.12%) Wireless
10 2 (0.080%) LAN
10 2 (0.080%) MPLS
10 2 (0.080%) WebEx
11 1 (0.040%) Cisco Wireless
11 1 (0.040%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1383 (55.61%) SQL Server
2 254 (10.21%) SQL Server 2014
3 164 (6.59%) MySQL
3 164 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 149 (5.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 120 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 119 (4.78%) NoSQL
7 97 (3.90%) Relational Database
8 66 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 62 (2.49%) MongoDB
10 60 (2.41%) Big Data
11 56 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 55 (2.21%) RDBMS
12 55 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
13 43 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
15 16 (0.64%) MS Access
16 12 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
17 11 (0.44%) DTS
17 11 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 246 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 238 (9.57%) Visual Studio
3 227 (9.13%) Git (software)
4 211 (8.48%) NUnit
5 146 (5.87%) JIRA
6 137 (5.51%) MSTest
7 100 (4.02%) Moq
7 100 (4.02%) Subversion
8 97 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
9 88 (3.54%) Selenium
10 46 (1.85%) SpecFlow
11 43 (1.73%) TeamCity
12 29 (1.17%) Jenkins
13 26 (1.05%) FxCop
13 26 (1.05%) StyleCop
14 21 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 18 (0.72%) WebDriver
16 15 (0.60%) AccuRev
16 15 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
17 14 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 409 (16.45%) Finance
2 111 (4.46%) Games
3 109 (4.38%) Marketing
4 61 (2.45%) Legal
5 49 (1.97%) Advertising
6 43 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.53%) Banking
8 33 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 33 (1.33%) Retail
9 24 (0.97%) Law
10 15 (0.60%) Electronics
11 11 (0.44%) Publishing
12 10 (0.40%) Automotive
13 9 (0.36%) Back Office
13 9 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.28%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.040%) Local Government
16 1 (0.040%) Military
Job Titles
1 1907 (76.68%) Developer
2 1387 (55.77%) .NET Developer
3 930 (37.39%) C# Developer
4 775 (31.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 453 (18.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 422 (16.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 371 (14.92%) Software Developer
8 304 (12.22%) .NET Software Developer
9 287 (11.54%) Senior Developer
10 265 (10.66%) C# Software Developer
11 216 (8.69%) SQL Developer
12 213 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 193 (7.76%) Senior .NET Developer
14 188 (7.56%) Web Developer
15 179 (7.20%) Senior C# Developer
16 162 (6.51%) Junior
17 147 (5.91%) Junior Developer
18 139 (5.59%) Lead Developer
19 138 (5.55%) Analyst
20 130 (5.23%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1505 (60.51%) ASP.NET
2 895 (35.99%) HTML
3 837 (33.66%) CSS
4 793 (31.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 648 (26.06%) WCF
6 609 (24.49%) .NET Framework
7 599 (24.09%) jQuery
8 426 (17.13%) AngularJS
9 392 (15.76%) Entity Framework
10 377 (15.16%) Web Services
11 357 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 329 (13.23%) WPF
13 284 (11.42%) HTML5
14 266 (10.70%) XML
15 260 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 231 (9.29%) RESTful
17 222 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 170 (6.84%) CSS3
19 153 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
20 150 (6.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 149 (5.99%) Mobile App
2 139 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 135 (5.43%) iPad
4 123 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 110 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (4.06%) Inversion of Control
7 64 (2.57%) User Experience
8 53 (2.13%) N-Tier
9 45 (1.81%) Xbox
10 27 (1.09%) PMI
11 26 (1.05%) iPhone
12 25 (1.01%) Management Information System
13 22 (0.88%) Data Centre
14 19 (0.76%) NHS
14 19 (0.76%) Social Network
15 16 (0.64%) Data Integration
15 16 (0.64%) Tandem
16 15 (0.60%) Fintech
16 15 (0.60%) Smartphone
17 11 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 325 (13.07%) Windows
2 82 (3.30%) Android
3 72 (2.90%) Linux
4 52 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 46 (1.85%) Unix
6 37 (1.49%) Windows Server
7 20 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.080%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.080%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1215 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1203 (48.37%) MVC
3 657 (26.42%) TDD
4 466 (18.74%) Scrum
5 418 (16.81%) Web Development
6 324 (13.03%) Software Engineering
7 283 (11.38%) OO
8 259 (10.41%) Web Application Development
9 257 (10.33%) BDD
10 232 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
11 210 (8.44%) SDLC
12 199 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
12 199 (8.00%) Kanban
13 138 (5.55%) OOP
14 128 (5.15%) MVVM
15 126 (5.07%) Unit Testing
16 117 (4.70%) Mentoring
17 106 (4.26%) E-Commerce
18 92 (3.70%) ITIL
19 88 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2066 (83.07%) C#
2 995 (40.01%) SQL
3 906 (36.43%) JavaScript
4 356 (14.31%) VB.NET
5 308 (12.38%) T-SQL
6 213 (8.56%) Java
7 141 (5.67%) Ruby
8 119 (4.78%) PHP
9 117 (4.70%) VB
10 82 (3.30%) C++
11 54 (2.17%) Python
12 50 (2.01%) PowerShell
13 44 (1.77%) PL/SQL
14 37 (1.49%) C
15 36 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 34 (1.37%) F#
17 32 (1.29%) VBA
18 30 (1.21%) VB6
19 23 (0.92%) TypeScript
20 22 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 213 (8.56%) Degree
2 49 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 21 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 14 (0.56%) ISEB
6 10 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (0.28%) MCP
7 7 (0.28%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.16%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.16%) HND
9 3 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.080%) PhD
11 1 (0.040%) CHECK Team Leader
11 1 (0.040%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.040%) Cyber Scheme
11 1 (0.040%) MCSE
11 1 (0.040%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.040%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.040%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.42%) QA
2 18 (0.72%) WAI
3 12 (0.48%) HL7
4 10 (0.40%) SLA
5 8 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.12%) COBIT
7 3 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.12%) SDET
8 2 (0.080%) WCAG
9 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.040%) MiFID
9 1 (0.040%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (1.17%) vSphere
2 23 (0.92%) Xen
2 23 (0.92%) XenServer
3 18 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.72%) Docker
4 6 (0.24%) vCloud
5 4 (0.16%) Firmware
6 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.080%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (1.33%) Puppet
2 32 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.05%) Kibana
4 19 (0.76%) Cobbler
4 19 (0.76%) Tivoli
5 11 (0.44%) Ansible
6 8 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.24%) SCCM
7 6 (0.24%) vMotion
8 5 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.080%) Salt
10 1 (0.040%) Icinga
10 1 (0.040%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.040%) logstash
10 1 (0.040%) Nagios
10 1 (0.040%) SCOM
Vendors
1 664 (26.70%) Microsoft
2 129 (5.19%) Oracle
3 90 (3.62%) Google
4 40 (1.61%) IBM
5 31 (1.25%) Xamarin
6 30 (1.21%) SAP
7 23 (0.92%) EnterpriseDB
8 21 (0.84%) BEA
9 17 (0.68%) PayPal
9 17 (0.68%) Sitecore
10 14 (0.56%) VMware
11 13 (0.52%) Tableau
11 13 (0.52%) Twitter
12 10 (0.40%) Remedy
13 9 (0.36%) Atlassian
14 8 (0.32%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.32%) JD Edwards
15 6 (0.24%) Telerik
15 6 (0.24%) Veeam
15 6 (0.24%) Zend
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