Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,283 1,664 1,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.63% 20.47% 19.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.36% 44.27% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,152 1,483 1,270
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 3,260 3,759 2,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.80% 46.24% 41.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,779 3,181 2,564
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Manchester

.NET
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET in Manchester.

Salary trend for .NET in Manchester

.NET
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET in Manchester

.NET
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -6 62 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Altrincham +2 56 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Bury +21 48 £35,000 +55.56% 8
Bolton 0 45 £37,500 - 16
Oldham +2 21 £23,250 -33.57% 5
Wigan -10 19 £39,500 -7.06% 3
Rochdale +16 18 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Salford -11 18 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Ashton-under-Lyne - 10 £35,000 -
Cheadle -1 9 £40,000 - 4
Sale -3 9 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Heywood -1 3 £28,500 +46.15%
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for .NET.

1 1,073 (83.63%) C#
2 802 (62.51%) Agile Software Development
3 681 (53.08%) ASP.NET
4 637 (49.65%) MVC
5 586 (45.67%) SQL Server
6 543 (42.32%) JavaScript
7 419 (32.66%) SQL
7 419 (32.66%) AngularJS
8 418 (32.58%) HTML
9 408 (31.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 392 (30.55%) CSS
11 336 (26.19%) TDD
12 334 (26.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 316 (24.63%) Microsoft
14 314 (24.47%) Scrum
15 280 (21.82%) .NET Framework
16 265 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
17 263 (20.50%) Finance
18 212 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
19 192 (14.96%) Software Engineering
20 186 (14.50%) RESTful
21 183 (14.26%) WCF
22 182 (14.19%) Web Development
23 180 (14.03%) SQL Server 2016
24 176 (13.72%) Web Application Development
25 164 (12.78%) BDD
26 162 (12.63%) React
27 156 (12.16%) Git (software)
28 143 (11.15%) Java
29 142 (11.07%) Web Services

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 61 (4.75%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (4.29%) CMS
3 45 (3.51%) IIS
4 33 (2.57%) SharePoint
5 32 (2.49%) Umbraco
6 29 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (0.86%) EPiServer
8 10 (0.78%) Apache Pig
8 10 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (0.62%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.55%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.55%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.47%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.39%) Content Management Server
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.23%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.23%) Appian
14 3 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
3 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
3 5 (0.39%) InDesign
4 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.78%) Workfront
4 9 (0.70%) Elite 3E
5 6 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
5 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.078%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 265 (20.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (10.05%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.49%) Google Play
3 32 (2.49%) SaaS
4 21 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.78%) GitHub
8 8 (0.62%) PaaS
9 7 (0.55%) npm
9 7 (0.55%) NuGet
9 7 (0.55%) Serverless
10 5 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.39%) IaaS
11 4 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.23%) Office 365
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.21%) Internet
2 27 (2.10%) HTTP
3 21 (1.64%) Broadband
4 18 (1.40%) Intranet
5 13 (1.01%) Firewall
5 13 (1.01%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.78%) SSL
7 6 (0.47%) WAN
8 4 (0.31%) Skype
9 3 (0.23%) SMS
10 1 (0.078%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.078%) LLU
10 1 (0.078%) Network Security
10 1 (0.078%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 586 (45.67%) SQL Server
2 180 (14.03%) SQL Server 2016
3 85 (6.63%) MongoDB
4 73 (5.69%) NoSQL
5 51 (3.98%) MySQL
6 42 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 40 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (2.34%) RavenDB
8 30 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 28 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (1.95%) Big Data
11 24 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (1.48%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.17%) Blockchain
13 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.09%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (0.86%) Apache Hive
16 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
16 9 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 156 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 98 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 73 (5.69%) NUnit
4 70 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (5.22%) TeamCity
6 56 (4.36%) JIRA
7 51 (3.98%) Selenium
8 41 (3.20%) MSTest
9 33 (2.57%) Grunt
10 30 (2.34%) Jenkins
11 27 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (1.79%) Subversion
13 22 (1.71%) Moq
14 21 (1.64%) Bitbucket
15 19 (1.48%) Robot Framework
16 18 (1.40%) gulp
17 15 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (1.17%) SpecFlow
18 14 (1.09%) SonarQube
19 13 (1.01%) Jasmine
General
1 263 (20.50%) Finance
2 111 (8.65%) Games
3 66 (5.14%) Retail
4 59 (4.60%) Marketing
5 34 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 32 (2.49%) Automotive
7 31 (2.42%) Manufacturing
8 28 (2.18%) Advertising
9 27 (2.10%) Electronics
10 15 (1.17%) Legal
11 14 (1.09%) Banking
12 12 (0.94%) Law
13 10 (0.78%) Back Office
14 7 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.47%) Publishing
16 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.16%) International Banking
18 1 (0.078%) German Language
18 1 (0.078%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 985 (76.77%) Developer
2 635 (49.49%) .NET Developer
3 390 (30.40%) C# Developer
4 292 (22.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 173 (13.48%) Senior Developer
6 159 (12.39%) Software Developer
7 96 (7.48%) Full Stack Developer
7 96 (7.48%) Software Engineer
8 94 (7.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 90 (7.01%) ASP.NET Developer
10 85 (6.63%) .NET Software Developer
11 83 (6.47%) C# Software Developer
12 81 (6.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 77 (6.00%) Junior
14 68 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 66 (5.14%) Web Developer
16 65 (5.07%) Junior Developer
17 63 (4.91%) Senior C# Developer
18 56 (4.36%) SQL Developer
19 54 (4.21%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 681 (53.08%) ASP.NET
2 419 (32.66%) AngularJS
3 418 (32.58%) HTML
4 408 (31.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 392 (30.55%) CSS
6 334 (26.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 280 (21.82%) .NET Framework
8 186 (14.50%) RESTful
9 183 (14.26%) WCF
10 162 (12.63%) React
11 142 (11.07%) Web Services
12 139 (10.83%) Entity Framework
13 135 (10.52%) jQuery
14 132 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 123 (9.59%) HTML5
16 121 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 120 (9.35%) .NET Core
17 120 (9.35%) Node.js
18 116 (9.04%) WPF
19 93 (7.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (8.34%) Greenfield Project
2 98 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
5 58 (4.52%) User Experience
6 53 (4.13%) Fintech
7 52 (4.05%) Mobile App
8 28 (2.18%) iPhone
9 26 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
10 24 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.71%) Social Network
12 11 (0.86%) Blog
12 11 (0.86%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.70%) BBC
13 9 (0.70%) Social Media
14 8 (0.62%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.62%) Tandem
15 7 (0.55%) NHS
15 7 (0.55%) Virtual Team
16 5 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 101 (7.87%) Windows
2 71 (5.53%) Android
3 43 (3.35%) Apple iOS
4 27 (2.10%) Linux
5 25 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.78%) Mac OS X
6 10 (0.78%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.47%) Unix
9 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.31%) Solaris
11 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.078%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.078%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (62.51%) Agile Software Development
2 637 (49.65%) MVC
3 336 (26.19%) TDD
4 314 (24.47%) Scrum
5 212 (16.52%) Continuous Integration
6 192 (14.96%) Software Engineering
7 182 (14.19%) Web Development
8 176 (13.72%) Web Application Development
9 164 (12.78%) BDD
10 138 (10.76%) Kanban
11 130 (10.13%) OO
12 125 (9.74%) SDLC
13 113 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
14 108 (8.42%) Dependency Injection
15 105 (8.18%) DevOps
15 105 (8.18%) Test Automation
16 83 (6.47%) Mentoring
17 82 (6.39%) Unit Testing
18 79 (6.16%) MVVM
19 75 (5.85%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,073 (83.63%) C#
2 543 (42.32%) JavaScript
3 419 (32.66%) SQL
4 143 (11.15%) Java
5 122 (9.51%) T-SQL
6 85 (6.63%) TypeScript
7 82 (6.39%) Ruby
8 80 (6.24%) C++
9 67 (5.22%) Python
10 63 (4.91%) VB.NET
11 54 (4.21%) PHP
12 45 (3.51%) C
13 33 (2.57%) PL/SQL
14 26 (2.03%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.95%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.64%) F#
17 18 (1.40%) Objective-C
18 16 (1.25%) Go
19 14 (1.09%) VB
20 13 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 104 (8.11%) Degree
2 29 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (1.64%) MCSE
5 18 (1.40%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.94%) CCNA
6 12 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (0.94%) SANS
7 11 (0.86%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.86%) MCP
7 11 (0.86%) MCSA
8 10 (0.78%) AWS Certification
8 10 (0.78%) CISSP
8 10 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (0.78%) GIAC
8 10 (0.78%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (0.78%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (0.78%) SSCP
9 7 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.30%) QA
2 10 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.70%) SLA
4 7 (0.55%) GCP
4 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.39%) GDPR
5 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (4.75%) Docker
2 19 (1.48%) vSphere
3 15 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.55%) Xen
4 7 (0.55%) XenServer
5 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.078%) Firmware
7 1 (0.078%) HDFS
7 1 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (2.42%) Puppet
2 27 (2.10%) Ansible
3 23 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 23 (1.79%) Salt
4 22 (1.71%) Kibana
5 21 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.25%) SCCM
7 8 (0.62%) Terraform
8 5 (0.39%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.31%) Istio
10 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.16%) Marathon
11 2 (0.16%) Mesos
11 2 (0.16%) rkt
11 2 (0.16%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.16%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.16%) WSUS
12 1 (0.078%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.078%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 316 (24.63%) Microsoft
2 97 (7.56%) Google
3 52 (4.05%) Oracle
4 46 (3.59%) Xamarin
5 36 (2.81%) Facebook
6 34 (2.65%) Sitecore
7 31 (2.42%) SAP
8 27 (2.10%) Capita
9 19 (1.48%) Twitter
10 13 (1.01%) Apple
10 13 (1.01%) Intapp
11 10 (0.78%) WorldPay
12 9 (0.70%) Reuters
12 9 (0.70%) Sony
12 9 (0.70%) Yahoo!
13 8 (0.62%) DevExpress
14 7 (0.55%) Adobe
15 6 (0.47%) HP
16 5 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (0.39%) Siemens