Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 630 571 896
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 11.59% 22.00% 13.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.79% 45.03% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 546 531 755
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,460 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,813 £43,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £83,875 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -

.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 2,046 1,268 2,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.63% 48.84% 41.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,605 1,129 2,121
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Manchester

.NET
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in Manchester.

Salary trend for .NET in Manchester

.NET
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021. 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
Cheadle 0 8 £41,250 -25.00% 2
Wigan +2 7 £65,000 +18.18%
Bolton -15 7 £51,500 +42.07% 16
Bury 0 6 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Salford -6 6 £45,000 - 18
Stockport -15 5 £50,000 - 7
Oldham 0 4 £70,000 +79.49% 7
Altrincham -11 1 £61,500 -1.60% 1
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 452 (71.75%) C#
2 318 (50.48%) Azure
3 294 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 259 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
5 232 (36.83%) .NET Core
6 217 (34.44%) SQL
7 187 (29.68%) Software Engineering
8 183 (29.05%) MVC
9 176 (27.94%) SQL Server
9 176 (27.94%) React
10 170 (26.98%) DevOps
10 170 (26.98%) AngularJS
11 159 (25.24%) AWS
12 140 (22.22%) CSS
13 136 (21.59%) ASP.NET
14 134 (21.27%) Microsoft
14 134 (21.27%) TDD
15 130 (20.63%) Microservices
16 126 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 120 (19.05%) Full Stack Development
18 109 (17.30%) Social Skills
19 107 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
20 104 (16.51%) HTML
21 92 (14.60%) TypeScript
22 87 (13.81%) Mentoring
23 76 (12.06%) Finance
23 76 (12.06%) Git (software)
24 73 (11.59%) Scrum
25 70 (11.11%) Docker
25 70 (11.11%) Problem-Solving

.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 36 (5.71%) CMS
2 20 (3.17%) IIS
3 16 (2.54%) Umbraco
4 15 (2.38%) EPiServer
5 13 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.43%) SAS
7 7 (1.11%) Drupal
7 7 (1.11%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.11%) WordPress
8 6 (0.95%) Kentico
9 5 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.48%) Confluence
11 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.32%) Camunda
12 1 (0.16%) Apache
12 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.16%) Figma
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.16%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 318 (50.48%) Azure
2 159 (25.24%) AWS
3 45 (7.14%) GCP
4 37 (5.87%) Serverless
5 33 (5.24%) Azure Service Bus
6 24 (3.81%) SaaS
7 23 (3.65%) Dynamics 365
8 18 (2.86%) Azure Service Fabric
9 15 (2.38%) Power Platform
10 14 (2.22%) GitHub
10 14 (2.22%) PaaS
11 12 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
11 12 (1.90%) Azure Functions
12 11 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (1.75%) Microsoft 365
13 10 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 10 (1.59%) IaaS
14 9 (1.43%) GitHub Actions
15 8 (1.27%) npm
16 6 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.70%) HTTP
2 12 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 11 (1.75%) Modbus
4 3 (0.48%) AMQP
4 3 (0.48%) Intranet
5 2 (0.32%) DNS
5 2 (0.32%) Firewall
5 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.16%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.60%) NoSQL
3 22 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.22%) MySQL
7 13 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.75%) Big Data
9 11 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.59%) Power BI
10 10 (1.59%) Redis
11 9 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (1.43%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.27%) GIS
12 8 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.79%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 76 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.40%) Visual Studio
3 33 (5.24%) Jenkins
4 20 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (3.02%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.59%) JIRA
6 10 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.43%) JMeter
8 7 (1.11%) Selenium
9 6 (0.95%) GitLab
9 6 (0.95%) gulp
9 6 (0.95%) webpack
10 5 (0.79%) Artifactory
10 5 (0.79%) Cypress.io
11 4 (0.63%) git-flow
11 4 (0.63%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.48%) MSTest
12 3 (0.48%) NUnit
12 3 (0.48%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 109 (17.30%) Social Skills
2 76 (12.06%) Finance
3 38 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (5.24%) Law
5 30 (4.76%) Legal
6 18 (2.86%) Organisational Skills
6 18 (2.86%) Retail
7 15 (2.38%) French Language
8 12 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.75%) Electronics
10 10 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (1.43%) Games
12 8 (1.27%) Marketing
12 8 (1.27%) Public Sector
13 4 (0.63%) Banking
13 4 (0.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 3 (0.48%) Billing
14 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.32%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 368 (58.41%) Developer
2 174 (27.62%) .NET Developer
3 107 (16.98%) C# Developer
4 105 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 85 (13.49%) Software Engineer
6 64 (10.16%) Software Developer
7 56 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 52 (8.25%) Full Stack Developer
9 45 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 37 (5.87%) Architect
11 33 (5.24%) DevOps Engineer
12 30 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
12 30 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
13 29 (4.60%) .NET Software Engineer
14 28 (4.44%) C# Software Engineer
15 27 (4.29%) Technical Leader
16 26 (4.13%) C# Software Developer
16 26 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
16 26 (4.13%) Team Leader
17 22 (3.49%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (36.83%) .NET Core
2 176 (27.94%) React
3 170 (26.98%) AngularJS
4 140 (22.22%) CSS
5 136 (21.59%) ASP.NET
6 126 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 104 (16.51%) HTML
8 62 (9.84%) Vue.js
9 57 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (8.89%) jQuery
11 54 (8.57%) Node.js
12 47 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 47 (7.46%) Web Services
13 45 (7.14%) XML
14 39 (6.19%) HTML5
15 38 (6.03%) RESTful
16 36 (5.71%) Ajax
17 34 (5.40%) Entity Framework
18 33 (5.24%) REST
19 31 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 107 (16.98%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (4.13%) User Experience
3 17 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.38%) Legacy Applications
5 10 (1.59%) Cloud Native
5 10 (1.59%) Online Gambling
6 9 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
7 8 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.11%) FMCG
9 6 (0.95%) Tandem
10 5 (0.79%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.63%) SCADA
12 3 (0.48%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.48%) Wiki
13 2 (0.32%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.35%) Windows
2 18 (2.86%) Linux
3 2 (0.32%) Unix
4 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.16%) VME
4 1 (0.16%) VMS
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (29.68%) Software Engineering
3 183 (29.05%) MVC
4 170 (26.98%) DevOps
5 134 (21.27%) TDD
6 130 (20.63%) Microservices
7 120 (19.05%) Full Stack Development
8 87 (13.81%) Mentoring
9 73 (11.59%) Scrum
10 70 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 67 (10.63%) SOLID
12 53 (8.41%) E-Commerce
13 51 (8.10%) OO
14 49 (7.78%) OOP
15 48 (7.62%) Clean Code
15 48 (7.62%) Computer Science
16 44 (6.98%) Web Development
17 43 (6.83%) SDLC
18 42 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (6.19%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 452 (71.75%) C#
2 294 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 217 (34.44%) SQL
4 92 (14.60%) TypeScript
5 39 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 37 (5.87%) T-SQL
7 36 (5.71%) Java
8 33 (5.24%) Python
9 32 (5.08%) C++
10 31 (4.92%) VB
11 22 (3.49%) Bash Shell
12 15 (2.38%) PHP
12 15 (2.38%) Tcl
13 13 (2.06%) ES6
14 12 (1.90%) Ruby
15 9 (1.43%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.11%) Go
17 6 (0.95%) Kotlin
18 5 (0.79%) X++
19 4 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (7.14%) Degree
2 28 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.32%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.54%) QA
2 5 (0.79%) SLA
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (11.11%) Docker
2 5 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 66 (10.48%) Kubernetes
2 40 (6.35%) Terraform
3 14 (2.22%) Ansible
4 11 (1.75%) Grafana
5 4 (0.63%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.32%) Puppet
7 1 (0.16%) Consul
7 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Rancher
7 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 134 (21.27%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.86%) Google
2 18 (2.86%) Oracle
3 10 (1.59%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.43%) Sun
5 7 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 6 (0.95%) SAP
7 3 (0.48%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.48%) Databricks
7 3 (0.48%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.32%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.32%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.32%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.16%) Brio
9 1 (0.16%) HP
9 1 (0.16%) Orchard
9 1 (0.16%) Splunk
9 1 (0.16%) SYSPRO