Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 17 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 567 522 1,002
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 10.31% 16.84% 17.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.33% 38.05% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 461 498 825
10th Percentile £34,000 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,875 £68,750
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +10.50% +0.56%

.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 1,933 1,372 2,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 35.15% 44.27% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,465 1,250 1,957
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,813 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cheadle -3 8 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Altrincham +10 6 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Oldham +1 6 £57,500 +47.44% 4
Salford -6 5 £45,000 -12.20% 9
Bolton -15 5 £57,500 +31.43% 14
Stockport -14 4 £49,000 -10.91% 4
Rochdale -1 1 £45,000 +32.35%
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 416 (73.37%) C#
2 268 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 244 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (42.50%) Azure
5 224 (39.51%) SQL
6 221 (38.98%) .NET Core
7 181 (31.92%) Software Engineering
8 155 (27.34%) SQL Server
9 154 (27.16%) MVC
10 152 (26.81%) AngularJS
11 147 (25.93%) DevOps
12 144 (25.40%) React
13 140 (24.69%) CSS
14 136 (23.99%) ASP.NET
15 124 (21.87%) AWS
16 116 (20.46%) Finance
17 114 (20.11%) .NET Framework
18 113 (19.93%) TDD
19 112 (19.75%) Microsoft
20 108 (19.05%) HTML
21 105 (18.52%) Microservices
21 105 (18.52%) Full Stack Development
21 105 (18.52%) CI/CD
22 93 (16.40%) jQuery
23 86 (15.17%) Mentoring
24 79 (13.93%) Web Services
25 75 (13.23%) Social Skills
26 73 (12.87%) Docker
27 71 (12.52%) T-SQL
28 70 (12.35%) Web Development

.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 19 (3.35%) CMS
2 18 (3.17%) IIS
3 13 (2.29%) Umbraco
4 10 (1.76%) EPiServer
5 9 (1.59%) Drupal
5 9 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.59%) WordPress
6 8 (1.41%) SAS
7 7 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.18%) Confluence
8 1 (0.18%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) WinCC
Applications
1 12 (2.12%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 241 (42.50%) Azure
2 124 (21.87%) AWS
3 42 (7.41%) SaaS
4 31 (5.47%) Serverless
5 21 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
5 21 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
5 21 (3.70%) GCP
6 20 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (3.00%) Azure Service Bus
7 17 (3.00%) PaaS
8 12 (2.12%) Power Platform
9 11 (1.94%) GitHub
10 9 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (1.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 8 (1.41%) Azure Logic Apps
12 7 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.23%) Azure Functions
12 7 (1.23%) Microsoft 365
13 6 (1.06%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (1.06%) Azure Service Fabric
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.17%) HTTP
2 8 (1.41%) Modbus
2 8 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.88%) Internet
4 3 (0.53%) Firewall
5 2 (0.35%) DNS
6 1 (0.18%) AMQP
6 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
6 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.59%) MySQL
3 17 (3.00%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.47%) Redis
6 12 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.23%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.06%) Data Lake
10 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.88%) DB2
12 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.71%) Bigtable
12 4 (0.71%) Power BI
13 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 66 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 28 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.59%) Visual Studio
4 16 (2.82%) Selenium
5 12 (2.12%) MSTest
6 11 (1.94%) NUnit
6 11 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.41%) JIRA
7 8 (1.41%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.23%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.06%) JMeter
9 6 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.06%) Postman
9 6 (1.06%) SonarQube
9 6 (1.06%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.88%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.71%) IBM UrbanCode
11 4 (0.71%) Moq
11 4 (0.71%) Protractor
General
1 116 (20.46%) Finance
2 75 (13.23%) Social Skills
3 33 (5.82%) Law
4 32 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (5.11%) French Language
5 29 (5.11%) Public Sector
6 20 (3.53%) Marketing
7 17 (3.00%) Retail
8 14 (2.47%) Electronics
8 14 (2.47%) Legal
9 11 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 8 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (1.23%) Telecoms
13 6 (1.06%) Games
14 5 (0.88%) Local Government
15 4 (0.71%) Banking
16 3 (0.53%) Automotive
16 3 (0.53%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 364 (64.20%) Developer
2 146 (25.75%) .NET Developer
3 118 (20.81%) C# Developer
4 95 (16.75%) Software Engineer
5 63 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 53 (9.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 49 (8.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 45 (7.94%) Software Developer
9 44 (7.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 36 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
11 32 (5.64%) Web Developer
12 31 (5.47%) Applications Developer
13 29 (5.11%) Web Applications Developer
14 26 (4.59%) Lead Developer
15 25 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
16 19 (3.35%) Architect
17 18 (3.17%) C# Software Developer
18 17 (3.00%) .NET Software Engineer
18 17 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
19 16 (2.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (38.98%) .NET Core
2 152 (26.81%) AngularJS
3 144 (25.40%) React
4 140 (24.69%) CSS
5 136 (23.99%) ASP.NET
6 114 (20.11%) .NET Framework
7 108 (19.05%) HTML
8 93 (16.40%) jQuery
9 79 (13.93%) Web Services
10 63 (11.11%) RESTful
11 54 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 53 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 49 (8.64%) Node.js
14 48 (8.47%) Vue.js
15 46 (8.11%) Entity Framework
16 44 (7.76%) Ajax
16 44 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (6.35%) XML
18 32 (5.64%) WCF
18 32 (5.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (5.82%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (4.23%) User Experience
4 20 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 19 (3.35%) Legacy Systems
6 13 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.76%) Cloud Native
8 10 (1.76%) Legacy Applications
9 6 (1.06%) Blog
9 6 (1.06%) FMCG
9 6 (1.06%) Tandem
10 4 (0.71%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (0.71%) Cyberattack
10 4 (0.71%) Cybercrime
10 4 (0.71%) EPoS
10 4 (0.71%) SCADA
10 4 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
10 4 (0.71%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.76%) Windows
2 22 (3.88%) Linux
3 14 (2.47%) Android
4 13 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.35%) Unix
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (31.92%) Software Engineering
3 154 (27.16%) MVC
4 147 (25.93%) DevOps
5 113 (19.93%) TDD
6 105 (18.52%) CI/CD
6 105 (18.52%) Full Stack Development
6 105 (18.52%) Microservices
7 86 (15.17%) Mentoring
8 70 (12.35%) Web Development
9 69 (12.17%) Scrum
10 54 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 53 (9.35%) OO
12 50 (8.82%) SOLID
13 44 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
14 43 (7.58%) Fintech
15 41 (7.23%) Collaborative Working
16 40 (7.05%) ERP
16 40 (7.05%) Software Testing
17 38 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 416 (73.37%) C#
2 268 (47.27%) JavaScript
3 224 (39.51%) SQL
4 71 (12.52%) T-SQL
5 58 (10.23%) TypeScript
6 53 (9.35%) Java
7 46 (8.11%) VB
8 39 (6.88%) Python
9 35 (6.17%) C++
10 31 (5.47%) VB.NET
11 30 (5.29%) PowerShell
12 29 (5.11%) Tcl
13 15 (2.65%) Ruby
14 14 (2.47%) PHP
15 12 (2.12%) ES6
16 11 (1.94%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.76%) Scala
18 8 (1.41%) Go
19 6 (1.06%) Objective-C
19 6 (1.06%) X++
Qualifications
1 33 (5.82%) Degree
2 15 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.71%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.53%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 73 (12.87%) Docker
2 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 64 (11.29%) Kubernetes
2 24 (4.23%) Terraform
3 7 (1.23%) Ansible
4 2 (0.35%) Grafana
4 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 2 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.18%) Istio
5 1 (0.18%) kaniko
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 112 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.06%) Google
3 18 (3.17%) Oracle
4 15 (2.65%) Xamarin
5 12 (2.12%) SAP
6 10 (1.76%) Dell
7 6 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.88%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.71%) Dynatrace
9 4 (0.71%) Perforce
10 3 (0.53%) NEC
10 3 (0.53%) Northgate
11 2 (0.35%) Databricks
11 2 (0.35%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.35%) SYSPRO
12 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.18%) Optimizely
12 1 (0.18%) Orchard
12 1 (0.18%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.18%) Sitecore