Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1584 1533 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.86% 20.44% 17.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.88% 46.72% 45.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1412 1236
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £29,050 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,375 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

.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 3782 3281 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 47.42% 43.74% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3195 2898 2567
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.51%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +2 115 £40,000 - 5
Bolton 0 80 £37,500 -16.67% 5
Altrincham +1 74 £42,500 +3.03% 9
Wigan +3 40 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Sale +5 20 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Rochdale +14 15 £50,000 +8.70% 2
Salford -8 14 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Oldham 0 13 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Cheadle -10 10 £42,500 +25.00%
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Bury -8 3 £19,000 -36.67% 2
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for .NET.

1 1294 (81.69%) C#
2 912 (57.58%) ASP.NET
3 885 (55.87%) MVC
4 875 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
5 818 (51.64%) SQL Server
6 724 (45.71%) JavaScript
7 614 (38.76%) SQL
8 576 (36.36%) CSS
9 573 (36.17%) HTML
10 533 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 393 (24.81%) .NET Framework
12 386 (24.37%) AngularJS
13 380 (23.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 379 (23.93%) TDD
15 360 (22.73%) jQuery
16 350 (22.10%) Scrum
17 346 (21.84%) Microsoft
18 337 (21.28%) WCF
19 330 (20.83%) Web Services
20 313 (19.76%) Finance
21 234 (14.77%) Software Engineering
22 226 (14.27%) Entity Framework
22 226 (14.27%) Microsoft Azure
23 204 (12.88%) Web Development
24 201 (12.69%) RESTful
25 198 (12.50%) Web Application Development
26 194 (12.25%) Git (software)
27 189 (11.93%) HTML5
28 188 (11.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 187 (11.81%) Amazon AWS

.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 93 (5.87%) CMS
2 41 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
3 38 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 38 (2.40%) Umbraco
4 33 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
5 30 (1.89%) EPiServer
6 24 (1.52%) IIS
7 17 (1.07%) Drupal
8 16 (1.01%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.69%) Apache
9 11 (0.69%) Sitefinity
10 10 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.51%) OpenROAD
12 6 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.32%) Kentico
14 4 (0.25%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.25%) nginx
14 4 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.19%) MS Exchange
15 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.063%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (0.32%) Workfront
3 4 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.13%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.063%) Magento
6 1 (0.063%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 226 (14.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
3 36 (2.27%) SaaS
4 31 (1.96%) Google Play
5 29 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.63%) GitHub
7 7 (0.44%) Serverless
8 6 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.38%) Office 365
9 5 (0.32%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 5 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.32%) npm
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.19%) Slack
12 1 (0.063%) Loggly
12 1 (0.063%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.02%) HTTP
2 31 (1.96%) Internet
3 10 (0.63%) Intranet
4 9 (0.57%) SMS
5 8 (0.51%) WinSCP
6 5 (0.32%) Broadband
6 5 (0.32%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.32%) SSL
6 5 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.19%) RS-232
8 2 (0.13%) AMQP
8 2 (0.13%) Firewall
8 2 (0.13%) LLU
9 1 (0.063%) DHCP
9 1 (0.063%) DNS
9 1 (0.063%) FTP
9 1 (0.063%) IPsec
9 1 (0.063%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 818 (51.64%) SQL Server
2 131 (8.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 98 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 93 (5.87%) MongoDB
5 76 (4.80%) MySQL
6 73 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 71 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 58 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 54 (3.41%) Relational Database
10 43 (2.71%) Big Data
11 42 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 35 (2.21%) Hadoop
13 32 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (2.02%) RavenDB
14 25 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (1.52%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 11 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 194 (12.25%) Git (software)
2 134 (8.46%) Visual Studio
3 101 (6.38%) TeamCity
4 95 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 85 (5.37%) NUnit
6 71 (4.48%) Subversion
7 56 (3.54%) MSTest
8 45 (2.84%) JIRA
9 37 (2.34%) Selenium
10 34 (2.15%) Jenkins
11 22 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 21 (1.33%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.82%) Grunt
13 13 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (0.76%) ReSharper
14 12 (0.76%) SonarQube
15 11 (0.69%) AccuRev
15 11 (0.69%) CruiseControl
15 11 (0.69%) gulp
15 11 (0.69%) NuGet
General
1 313 (19.76%) Finance
2 116 (7.32%) Marketing
3 83 (5.24%) Games
4 79 (4.99%) Manufacturing
5 70 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 66 (4.17%) Retail
7 60 (3.79%) Advertising
8 58 (3.66%) Electronics
9 36 (2.27%) Law
10 34 (2.15%) Back Office
11 21 (1.33%) Legal
12 19 (1.20%) Music Industry
13 13 (0.82%) Automotive
14 9 (0.57%) Banking
15 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.19%) Publishing
17 1 (0.063%) Aerospace
17 1 (0.063%) Billing
17 1 (0.063%) Local Government
17 1 (0.063%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1171 (73.93%) Developer
2 765 (48.30%) .NET Developer
3 462 (29.17%) C# Developer
4 358 (22.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 203 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 182 (11.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 178 (11.24%) Software Developer
8 169 (10.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 123 (7.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 112 (7.07%) C# Software Developer
11 111 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 103 (6.50%) .NET Software Developer
13 101 (6.38%) Software Engineer
14 74 (4.67%) Senior C# Developer
15 70 (4.42%) SQL Developer
16 67 (4.23%) Graduate
17 64 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
18 63 (3.98%) Architect
18 63 (3.98%) Junior
19 61 (3.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 912 (57.58%) ASP.NET
2 576 (36.36%) CSS
3 573 (36.17%) HTML
4 533 (33.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 393 (24.81%) .NET Framework
6 386 (24.37%) AngularJS
7 380 (23.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 360 (22.73%) jQuery
9 337 (21.28%) WCF
10 330 (20.83%) Web Services
11 226 (14.27%) Entity Framework
12 201 (12.69%) RESTful
13 189 (11.93%) HTML5
14 188 (11.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 180 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 152 (9.60%) Node.js
17 143 (9.03%) XML
18 137 (8.65%) KnockoutJS
19 135 (8.52%) WPF
20 133 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 76 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 58 (3.66%) iPad
4 58 (3.66%) N-Tier
5 56 (3.54%) Fintech
6 55 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
7 47 (2.97%) Management Information System
8 44 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (2.02%) iPhone
10 31 (1.96%) User Experience
11 28 (1.77%) Public Cloud
12 27 (1.70%) Social Network
13 16 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.82%) NHS
14 13 (0.82%) RIA
15 11 (0.69%) Life Science
16 6 (0.38%) Analytical Mindset
17 5 (0.32%) EPoS
17 5 (0.32%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 143 (9.03%) Windows
2 67 (4.23%) Android
3 52 (3.28%) Linux
4 31 (1.96%) Unix
5 29 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (55.87%) MVC
2 875 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
3 379 (23.93%) TDD
4 350 (22.10%) Scrum
5 234 (14.77%) Software Engineering
6 204 (12.88%) Web Development
7 198 (12.50%) Web Application Development
8 180 (11.36%) OO
9 179 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
10 160 (10.10%) BDD
11 141 (8.90%) Dependency Injection
12 140 (8.84%) SDLC
13 135 (8.52%) OOP
14 133 (8.40%) DevOps
15 128 (8.08%) Test Automation
16 118 (7.45%) SOLID
17 107 (6.76%) Kanban
18 104 (6.57%) Mentoring
19 102 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
20 91 (5.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1294 (81.69%) C#
2 724 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 614 (38.76%) SQL
4 142 (8.96%) Java
5 125 (7.89%) Ruby
6 117 (7.39%) T-SQL
7 110 (6.94%) VB.NET
8 100 (6.31%) C++
9 80 (5.05%) Python
10 68 (4.29%) TypeScript
11 47 (2.97%) Go
12 43 (2.71%) PHP
13 36 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 33 (2.08%) F#
15 29 (1.83%) VB
16 28 (1.77%) C
16 28 (1.77%) Shell Script
17 26 (1.64%) VBA
18 19 (1.20%) Scala
19 17 (1.07%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 181 (11.43%) Degree
2 33 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.69%) MCP
6 10 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.38%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.32%) MCSA
10 5 (0.32%) MCSE
10 5 (0.32%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.25%) ISEB
12 3 (0.19%) CCNA
12 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.19%) HND
13 1 (0.063%) HNC
13 1 (0.063%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.063%) PhD
13 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.68%) QA
2 19 (1.20%) SLA
3 5 (0.32%) PMO
4 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.19%) WAI
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.063%) HL7
7 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.063%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (2.08%) Docker
2 14 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (2.53%) Ansible
2 37 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (2.21%) Puppet
4 31 (1.96%) Kibana
5 16 (1.01%) Mesos
6 5 (0.32%) SCCM
7 4 (0.25%) Terraform
8 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.19%) Marathon
8 3 (0.19%) rkt
8 3 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.13%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.13%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.13%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.13%) Salt
9 2 (0.13%) WMI
10 1 (0.063%) Nagios
10 1 (0.063%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.063%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 346 (21.84%) Microsoft
2 98 (6.19%) Google
3 74 (4.67%) SAP
4 57 (3.60%) Sitecore
5 52 (3.28%) Facebook
6 41 (2.59%) Xamarin
7 38 (2.40%) Oracle
8 19 (1.20%) Capita
8 19 (1.20%) Twitter
9 15 (0.95%) IBM
10 9 (0.57%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.51%) Actian
12 7 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.44%) VMware
13 6 (0.38%) iManage
13 6 (0.38%) Reuters
14 5 (0.32%) Workday
15 4 (0.25%) Apple
15 4 (0.25%) Rackspace
15 4 (0.25%) Red Hat