Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 484 945 1,044
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 13.07% 19.33% 16.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.41% 45.00% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 438 789 943
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

.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 1,541 2,100 2,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.60% 42.94% 43.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,342 1,762 2,185
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,145 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,400 £71,250 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

.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 11 April 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 11 April 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
Bolton -2 22 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Wigan +4 10 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Bury -4 7 £37,000 +18.40% 3
Stockport -11 7 £42,500 -8.11% 7
Salford -5 5 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Cheadle -3 4 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Altrincham -3 3 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Rochdale +4 1 £34,000 -24.44% 1
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 11 April 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.

1 349 (72.11%) C#
2 202 (41.74%) Azure
3 189 (39.05%) SQL
4 183 (37.81%) JavaScript
5 182 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (36.57%) .NET Core
7 168 (34.71%) MVC
8 153 (31.61%) ASP.NET
9 151 (31.20%) SQL Server
10 126 (26.03%) Software Engineering
11 109 (22.52%) .NET Framework
12 100 (20.66%) Microsoft
13 94 (19.42%) DevOps
14 92 (19.01%) HTML
14 92 (19.01%) CSS
15 90 (18.60%) TDD
15 90 (18.60%) AWS
16 81 (16.74%) AngularJS
17 78 (16.12%) React
17 78 (16.12%) Finance
18 74 (15.29%) Microservices
19 70 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
20 52 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
20 52 (10.74%) Greenfield Project
20 52 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
21 51 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC
22 49 (10.12%) SOLID
23 48 (9.92%) TypeScript
24 46 (9.50%) Web Services
25 45 (9.30%) Mentoring

.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 37 (7.64%) CMS
2 18 (3.72%) IIS
3 17 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (3.31%) EPiServer
5 15 (3.10%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.27%) WordPress
7 10 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (2.07%) Kentico
8 6 (1.24%) Confluence
9 3 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.41%) Apache
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.41%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.41%) WinCC
11 1 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.21%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.07%) nopCommerce
2 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.83%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.41%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 202 (41.74%) Azure
2 90 (18.60%) AWS
3 26 (5.37%) SaaS
4 21 (4.34%) GCP
4 21 (4.34%) Serverless
5 12 (2.48%) PaaS
6 10 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.65%) Power Platform
8 7 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.24%) IaaS
10 5 (1.03%) GitHub
11 4 (0.83%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (0.83%) npm
12 3 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (0.62%) Amazon EKS
12 3 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.41%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.41%) Azure Stack
13 2 (0.41%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.83%) Internet
2 3 (0.62%) Skype
3 2 (0.41%) Wireless
4 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) HTTP
4 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.21%) LAN
4 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (31.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.17%) SQL Server 2016
3 23 (4.75%) NoSQL
4 15 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.86%) Cosmos DB
8 8 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.45%) Power BI
10 6 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.03%) Big Data
11 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.83%) MySQL
12 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.62%) OLTP
14 2 (0.41%) GIS
14 2 (0.41%) Redis
14 2 (0.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 38 (7.85%) Visual Studio
2 35 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.93%) Selenium
4 18 (3.72%) JIRA
5 17 (3.51%) Bitbucket
5 17 (3.51%) MSTest
6 12 (2.48%) git-flow
6 12 (2.48%) JMeter
6 12 (2.48%) Katalon Studio
7 11 (2.27%) GitLab
8 8 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.03%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.03%) Protractor
9 5 (1.03%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.83%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.83%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.83%) webpack
11 3 (0.62%) AccuRev
General
1 78 (16.12%) Finance
2 32 (6.61%) Law
3 12 (2.48%) Legal
4 11 (2.27%) Retail
5 9 (1.86%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.45%) Banking
7 4 (0.83%) Games
8 3 (0.62%) Automotive
8 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 302 (62.40%) Developer
2 173 (35.74%) .NET Developer
3 78 (16.12%) Senior Developer
4 60 (12.40%) Software Engineer
5 59 (12.19%) C# Developer
6 55 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 46 (9.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 40 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 29 (5.99%) Architect
11 23 (4.75%) Team Leader
12 20 (4.13%) Senior Software Engineer
13 19 (3.93%) SQL Developer
14 18 (3.72%) .NET Software Engineer
14 18 (3.72%) Technical Leader
15 17 (3.51%) .NET Software Developer
15 17 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (3.51%) Web Developer
16 16 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (3.31%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (36.57%) .NET Core
2 153 (31.61%) ASP.NET
3 109 (22.52%) .NET Framework
4 92 (19.01%) CSS
4 92 (19.01%) HTML
5 81 (16.74%) AngularJS
6 78 (16.12%) React
7 70 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 51 (10.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 46 (9.50%) Web Services
10 42 (8.68%) Node.js
11 40 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 38 (7.85%) RESTful
13 36 (7.44%) jQuery
14 29 (5.99%) Entity Framework
15 28 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (5.37%) REST
17 25 (5.17%) XML
18 23 (4.75%) HTML5
19 19 (3.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
1 52 (10.74%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (6.20%) Mobile App
3 26 (5.37%) User Experience
4 21 (4.34%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.48%) NHS
7 11 (2.27%) Blog
8 5 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.03%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.41%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.41%) SCADA
10 2 (0.41%) Wiki
11 1 (0.21%) FMCG
11 1 (0.21%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.21%) Online Games
11 1 (0.21%) Robotics
11 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.47%) Windows
2 17 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.48%) Linux
4 3 (0.62%) Unix
5 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.41%) CentOS
5 2 (0.41%) Fedora
5 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (34.71%) MVC
3 126 (26.03%) Software Engineering
4 94 (19.42%) DevOps
5 90 (18.60%) TDD
6 74 (15.29%) Microservices
7 52 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (10.12%) SOLID
9 45 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 44 (9.09%) SDLC
11 40 (8.26%) Test Automation
12 38 (7.85%) Scrum
13 36 (7.44%) Front End Development
14 31 (6.40%) E-Commerce
15 29 (5.99%) Unit Testing
16 26 (5.37%) Fintech
16 26 (5.37%) OO
17 24 (4.96%) Web Development
18 22 (4.55%) BDD
19 21 (4.34%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 349 (72.11%) C#
2 189 (39.05%) SQL
3 183 (37.81%) JavaScript
4 48 (9.92%) TypeScript
5 26 (5.37%) T-SQL
6 24 (4.96%) Java
7 21 (4.34%) Go
8 10 (2.07%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.86%) C
10 8 (1.65%) VB
11 7 (1.45%) Python
12 6 (1.24%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.03%) C++
13 5 (1.03%) PHP
14 4 (0.83%) XPath
15 3 (0.62%) COBOL
15 3 (0.62%) Erlang
15 3 (0.62%) ES6
15 3 (0.62%) VB6
16 2 (0.41%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 33 (6.82%) Degree
2 11 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (2.27%) PhD
3 6 (1.24%) MCSA
3 6 (1.24%) MCSE
3 6 (1.24%) MCTS
4 4 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.82%) QA
2 10 (2.07%) WAI
3 3 (0.62%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) GDPR
4 1 (0.21%) GRC
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (7.23%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) HDFS
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (4.34%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.27%) Puppet
3 7 (1.45%) Ansible
3 7 (1.45%) Terraform
4 5 (1.03%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 100 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.96%) Sitecore
3 14 (2.89%) Oracle
4 12 (2.48%) Google
5 8 (1.65%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.24%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.03%) HP
8 4 (0.83%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.41%) Databricks
9 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe
10 1 (0.21%) Automation Anywhere
10 1 (0.21%) BiZZdesign
10 1 (0.21%) Citrix
10 1 (0.21%) Dell
10 1 (0.21%) Freshdesk
10 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.21%) Sparx
10 1 (0.21%) UiPath
10 1 (0.21%) VMware