Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,309 1,530 1,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.14% 19.52% 20.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.42% 41.47% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,362 1,383
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,013 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

.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 3,015 3,689 3,271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.79% 47.07% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,545 3,124 2,898
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,675 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Altrincham -9 86 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Stockport -2 50 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Bolton -2 30 £37,500 - 10
Wigan -8 25 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Salford +7 24 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Bury +12 22 £47,500 +20.25% 9
Oldham -3 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Rochdale +9 9 £48,750 -2.50% 6
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £35,000 - 1
Cheadle +3 7 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Sale -11 3 £42,500 - 3
Heywood -6 1 £28,000 +43.59% 1
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1,124 (85.87%) C#
2 791 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
3 741 (56.61%) ASP.NET
4 679 (51.87%) MVC
5 662 (50.57%) SQL Server
6 587 (44.84%) JavaScript
7 483 (36.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 479 (36.59%) HTML
9 433 (33.08%) CSS
10 432 (33.00%) AngularJS
11 380 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 379 (28.95%) SQL
13 376 (28.72%) TDD
14 335 (25.59%) Microsoft Azure
15 321 (24.52%) Microsoft
16 297 (22.69%) Scrum
17 266 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
18 253 (19.33%) .NET Framework
19 247 (18.87%) SQL Server 2016
20 243 (18.56%) Web Application Development
21 229 (17.49%) Finance
22 214 (16.35%) RESTful
23 204 (15.58%) BDD
24 195 (14.90%) .NET Core
25 193 (14.74%) Greenfield Project
26 181 (13.83%) Kanban
27 174 (13.29%) WCF
28 173 (13.22%) Git (software)
29 164 (12.53%) Software Engineering
30 161 (12.30%) 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 62 (4.74%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (3.97%) CMS
2 52 (3.97%) IIS
3 29 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.15%) Umbraco
5 14 (1.07%) Confluence
6 10 (0.76%) nginx
6 10 (0.76%) Sitefinity
7 7 (0.53%) Apache
8 6 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.38%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.38%) WordPress
10 4 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.23%) CloudStack
11 3 (0.23%) Drupal
11 3 (0.23%) Kentico
11 3 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.076%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.61%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.38%) Magento
5 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.076%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.076%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.076%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 335 (25.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.99%) Google Play
4 21 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (1.53%) SaaS
6 16 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.07%) GitHub
8 11 (0.84%) NuGet
9 8 (0.61%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.61%) Office 365
9 8 (0.61%) Serverless
10 5 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.31%) PaaS
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.23%) npm
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (6.72%) Internet
2 30 (2.29%) Broadband
3 21 (1.60%) HTTP
4 18 (1.38%) Intranet
5 7 (0.53%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.46%) Firewall
7 5 (0.38%) SSL
7 5 (0.38%) VoIP
8 1 (0.076%) LLU
8 1 (0.076%) SMS
8 1 (0.076%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 662 (50.57%) SQL Server
2 247 (18.87%) SQL Server 2016
3 129 (9.85%) NoSQL
4 67 (5.12%) MongoDB
5 49 (3.74%) MySQL
6 43 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (2.14%) RavenDB
8 28 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (2.06%) Relational Database
10 20 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.45%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (1.15%) Big Data
13 15 (1.15%) Oracle Database
14 14 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 173 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 110 (8.40%) Visual Studio
3 61 (4.66%) JIRA
4 58 (4.43%) NUnit
5 52 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (3.90%) Selenium
7 50 (3.82%) MSTest
8 32 (2.44%) Subversion
8 32 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 25 (1.91%) Bitbucket
10 23 (1.76%) Grunt
11 17 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.22%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.15%) gulp
13 15 (1.15%) Jenkins
14 13 (0.99%) Mercurial
14 13 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.84%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
15 11 (0.84%) Robot Framework
General
1 229 (17.49%) Finance
2 136 (10.39%) Games
3 54 (4.13%) Marketing
4 36 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.60%) Retail
6 26 (1.99%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.15%) Electronics
8 12 (0.92%) Advertising
8 12 (0.92%) Banking
9 9 (0.69%) Automotive
9 9 (0.69%) Back Office
9 9 (0.69%) Law
10 8 (0.61%) Legal
11 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.076%) Billing
12 1 (0.076%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.076%) French Language
12 1 (0.076%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,054 (80.52%) Developer
2 694 (53.02%) .NET Developer
3 465 (35.52%) C# Developer
4 339 (25.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 176 (13.45%) Software Developer
6 154 (11.76%) Senior Developer
7 125 (9.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 118 (9.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 98 (7.49%) C# Software Developer
10 95 (7.26%) WPF Developer
11 90 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 89 (6.80%) .NET Software Developer
13 88 (6.72%) C# WPF Developer
14 87 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
15 82 (6.26%) Lead Developer
16 76 (5.81%) Software Engineer
17 73 (5.58%) Web Developer
18 61 (4.66%) Full Stack Developer
19 58 (4.43%) Agile C# Developer
19 58 (4.43%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 741 (56.61%) ASP.NET
2 483 (36.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 479 (36.59%) HTML
4 433 (33.08%) CSS
5 432 (33.00%) AngularJS
6 380 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 253 (19.33%) .NET Framework
8 214 (16.35%) RESTful
9 195 (14.90%) .NET Core
10 174 (13.29%) WCF
11 157 (11.99%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 154 (11.76%) jQuery
13 139 (10.62%) HTML5
14 134 (10.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 132 (10.08%) WPF
16 128 (9.78%) Entity Framework
17 124 (9.47%) Node.js
18 119 (9.09%) React
18 119 (9.09%) Web Services
19 107 (8.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 193 (14.74%) Greenfield Project
2 72 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (5.12%) User Experience
4 61 (4.66%) Fintech
5 59 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (3.82%) Mobile App
7 26 (1.99%) iPhone
7 26 (1.99%) Social Network
8 24 (1.83%) BBC
8 24 (1.83%) Social Media
9 23 (1.76%) Tandem
10 18 (1.38%) Blog
11 14 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (0.92%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.84%) Replication
14 8 (0.61%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.53%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.46%) N-Tier
17 5 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
17 5 (0.38%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 77 (5.88%) Windows
2 55 (4.20%) Android
3 28 (2.14%) Apple iOS
4 20 (1.53%) Linux
4 20 (1.53%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.69%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.61%) Solaris
6 8 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.076%) CentOS
10 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.076%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (51.87%) MVC
3 376 (28.72%) TDD
4 297 (22.69%) Scrum
5 266 (20.32%) Continuous Integration
6 243 (18.56%) Web Application Development
7 204 (15.58%) BDD
8 181 (13.83%) Kanban
9 164 (12.53%) Software Engineering
10 161 (12.30%) Web Development
11 152 (11.61%) Dependency Injection
12 135 (10.31%) OO
13 108 (8.25%) MVVM
14 97 (7.41%) SDLC
15 89 (6.80%) DevOps
16 86 (6.57%) Test Automation
17 79 (6.04%) Unit Testing
18 78 (5.96%) Problem-Solving
19 75 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
20 73 (5.58%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,124 (85.87%) C#
2 587 (44.84%) JavaScript
3 379 (28.95%) SQL
4 107 (8.17%) Java
5 101 (7.72%) T-SQL
6 82 (6.26%) Ruby
7 70 (5.35%) TypeScript
8 53 (4.05%) C++
8 53 (4.05%) VB.NET
9 36 (2.75%) Python
10 34 (2.60%) PHP
11 31 (2.37%) C
11 31 (2.37%) PL/SQL
12 24 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 16 (1.22%) VB
14 15 (1.15%) Go
15 13 (0.99%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.69%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.46%) Scala
18 5 (0.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 89 (6.80%) Degree
2 23 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.53%) CISSP
6 7 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.46%) SANS
7 6 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.38%) CCNA
8 5 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.38%) GIAC
8 5 (0.38%) Linux+ Certification
8 5 (0.38%) MCP
8 5 (0.38%) MCSE
8 5 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
8 5 (0.38%) SSCP
9 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.36%) QA
2 13 (0.99%) SLA
3 8 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.53%) GDPR
4 7 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (3.67%) Docker
2 8 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.61%) vSphere
3 4 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.23%) Xen
4 3 (0.23%) XenServer
5 2 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.076%) HDFS
6 1 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.076%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 19 (1.45%) Puppet
2 15 (1.15%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (1.07%) Salt
4 13 (0.99%) Ansible
5 11 (0.84%) SCCM
6 9 (0.69%) Terraform
7 4 (0.31%) cPanel
7 4 (0.31%) Istio
7 4 (0.31%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.23%) Kibana
8 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.15%) Mesos
10 1 (0.076%) Consul
10 1 (0.076%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 321 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 83 (6.34%) Google
3 50 (3.82%) Facebook
4 36 (2.75%) Xamarin
5 35 (2.67%) Oracle
6 25 (1.91%) Apple
6 25 (1.91%) Twitter
7 24 (1.83%) Sony
7 24 (1.83%) Yahoo!
8 11 (0.84%) SAP
9 9 (0.69%) VMware
10 7 (0.53%) Citrix
10 7 (0.53%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.53%) Telerik
11 6 (0.46%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.46%) WorldPay
12 4 (0.31%) CA
12 4 (0.31%) Intapp
12 4 (0.31%) Unisys
12 4 (0.31%) Zend