Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,372 1,540 1,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.35% 19.95% 19.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.86% 44.11% 48.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,221 1,368 1,204
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,325
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,442 3,491 2,681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.53% 45.21% 39.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,969 2,999 2,337
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

.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 23 May 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 23 May 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
Bury +6 56 £30,000 - 12
Stockport -5 55 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Bolton +1 54 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Altrincham +3 45 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Wigan -6 25 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Oldham +4 22 £21,500 -38.57% 2
Sale -1 20 £42,500 +39.34% 2
Rochdale +11 17 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Cheadle -1 10 £40,000 - 4
Salford -15 7 £47,500 +23.38% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 £35,000 - 4
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1,147 (83.60%) C#
2 836 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
3 712 (51.90%) ASP.NET
4 672 (48.98%) SQL Server
4 672 (48.98%) MVC
5 540 (39.36%) JavaScript
6 502 (36.59%) SQL
7 421 (30.69%) CSS
8 410 (29.88%) HTML
8 410 (29.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 389 (28.35%) Microsoft
10 375 (27.33%) AngularJS
11 340 (24.78%) Scrum
12 324 (23.62%) .NET Framework
13 319 (23.25%) TDD
14 292 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
15 288 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
16 278 (20.26%) Finance
17 261 (19.02%) WCF
18 223 (16.25%) Software Engineering
19 198 (14.43%) RESTful
20 193 (14.07%) Web Development
21 187 (13.63%) Web Services
22 185 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
23 183 (13.34%) Continuous Integration
24 181 (13.19%) jQuery
25 177 (12.90%) T-SQL
26 171 (12.46%) React
27 169 (12.32%) Git (software)
28 164 (11.95%) Windows

.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 76 (5.54%) CMS
2 48 (3.50%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (3.50%) IIS
3 47 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 45 (3.28%) Umbraco
5 42 (3.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 16 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (1.09%) EPiServer
8 12 (0.87%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.51%) Content Management Server
11 6 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.29%) SAS
12 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.22%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.22%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.15%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.15%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.66%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.44%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.44%) Adobe Premiere
3 6 (0.44%) InDesign
4 5 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 50 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.31%) Elite 3E
3 17 (1.24%) Workfront
4 13 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.073%) Movex
7 1 (0.073%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.073%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 288 (20.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 185 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.77%) Dynamics 365
4 32 (2.33%) SaaS
5 31 (2.26%) Google Play
6 14 (1.02%) Office 365
6 14 (1.02%) Serverless
7 13 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (0.87%) GitHub
9 10 (0.73%) npm
10 9 (0.66%) PaaS
11 7 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.51%) NuGet
12 6 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.29%) IaaS
15 2 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.75%) Internet
2 20 (1.46%) HTTP
3 13 (0.95%) Broadband
3 13 (0.95%) Intranet
4 9 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.58%) WAN
6 5 (0.36%) DHCP
6 5 (0.36%) DNS
7 4 (0.29%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.29%) Firewall
7 4 (0.29%) FTP
7 4 (0.29%) IPsec
7 4 (0.29%) LLU
7 4 (0.29%) SSL
8 3 (0.22%) Skype
9 1 (0.073%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.073%) LAN
9 1 (0.073%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.073%) Network Security
9 1 (0.073%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 672 (48.98%) SQL Server
2 145 (10.57%) SQL Server 2016
3 94 (6.85%) MongoDB
4 58 (4.23%) NoSQL
5 57 (4.15%) MySQL
6 50 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (3.35%) Relational Database
8 45 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 38 (2.77%) Big Data
10 37 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
11 34 (2.48%) RavenDB
12 29 (2.11%) RDBMS
13 20 (1.46%) Hadoop
14 15 (1.09%) Blockchain
14 15 (1.09%) Redis
14 15 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 169 (12.32%) Git (software)
2 102 (7.43%) NUnit
3 92 (6.71%) Visual Studio
4 81 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 68 (4.96%) TeamCity
6 51 (3.72%) MSTest
7 48 (3.50%) JIRA
8 47 (3.43%) Jenkins
9 34 (2.48%) Subversion
10 28 (2.04%) Grunt
10 28 (2.04%) Selenium
11 27 (1.97%) Moq
12 23 (1.68%) gulp
13 20 (1.46%) Bitbucket
14 17 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
15 15 (1.09%) Jasmine
15 15 (1.09%) Maven
16 14 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
16 14 (1.02%) webpack
17 12 (0.87%) Protractor
General
1 278 (20.26%) Finance
2 100 (7.29%) Retail
3 90 (6.56%) Games
4 75 (5.47%) Advertising
5 60 (4.37%) Marketing
6 48 (3.50%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.92%) Automotive
8 38 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 36 (2.62%) Legal
10 30 (2.19%) Electronics
11 14 (1.02%) Back Office
12 7 (0.51%) Banking
13 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.36%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.29%) Law
16 3 (0.22%) Publishing
17 1 (0.073%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 966 (70.41%) Developer
2 631 (45.99%) .NET Developer
3 343 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 273 (19.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 198 (14.43%) Senior Developer
6 156 (11.37%) Software Developer
7 116 (8.45%) Software Engineer
8 102 (7.43%) Senior .NET Developer
9 95 (6.92%) ASP.NET Developer
10 90 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
11 86 (6.27%) C# Software Developer
12 85 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 81 (5.90%) Architect
14 80 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
15 70 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
16 68 (4.96%) SQL Developer
17 67 (4.88%) .NET Software Engineer
18 66 (4.81%) C# Software Engineer
19 65 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 64 (4.66%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (51.90%) ASP.NET
2 421 (30.69%) CSS
3 410 (29.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 410 (29.88%) HTML
4 375 (27.33%) AngularJS
5 324 (23.62%) .NET Framework
6 292 (21.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 261 (19.02%) WCF
8 198 (14.43%) RESTful
9 187 (13.63%) Web Services
10 181 (13.19%) jQuery
11 171 (12.46%) React
12 163 (11.88%) Entity Framework
13 151 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 141 (10.28%) WPF
15 135 (9.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 123 (8.97%) Node.js
17 115 (8.38%) KnockoutJS
18 98 (7.14%) HTML5
19 84 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 90 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (5.47%) Mobile App
4 58 (4.23%) Fintech
5 49 (3.57%) User Experience
6 47 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
7 44 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
8 32 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 32 (2.33%) Social Network
9 30 (2.19%) iPhone
10 11 (0.80%) NHS
11 9 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 9 (0.66%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.44%) Video Editing
13 5 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.36%) Life Science
14 4 (0.29%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.22%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.22%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 164 (11.95%) Windows
2 49 (3.57%) Android
3 31 (2.26%) Linux
4 29 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.66%) Unix
7 8 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Solaris
9 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.073%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 836 (60.93%) Agile Software Development
2 672 (48.98%) MVC
3 340 (24.78%) Scrum
4 319 (23.25%) TDD
5 223 (16.25%) Software Engineering
6 193 (14.07%) Web Development
7 183 (13.34%) Continuous Integration
8 163 (11.88%) Web Application Development
9 161 (11.73%) BDD
9 161 (11.73%) OO
10 139 (10.13%) SDLC
11 129 (9.40%) Kanban
12 115 (8.38%) DevOps
13 113 (8.24%) SOLID
14 108 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
15 107 (7.80%) Microservices
16 106 (7.73%) Dependency Injection
17 92 (6.71%) Test Automation
18 84 (6.12%) E-Commerce
19 83 (6.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,147 (83.60%) C#
2 540 (39.36%) JavaScript
3 502 (36.59%) SQL
4 177 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 154 (11.22%) Java
6 108 (7.87%) C++
7 96 (7.00%) TypeScript
8 94 (6.85%) Ruby
9 89 (6.49%) Python
10 77 (5.61%) VB.NET
11 47 (3.43%) PHP
12 46 (3.35%) C
13 43 (3.13%) PL/SQL
14 34 (2.48%) F#
15 26 (1.90%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.90%) Go
16 21 (1.53%) VBA
17 15 (1.09%) PowerShell
18 13 (0.95%) X++
19 11 (0.80%) Perl
Qualifications
1 112 (8.16%) Degree
2 31 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (1.75%) MCSE
5 21 (1.53%) MCSA
6 18 (1.31%) MCP
7 9 (0.66%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.58%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.58%) CCNA
8 8 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.51%) HNC
10 6 (0.44%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.36%) SANS
11 5 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.29%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.29%) ISEB
13 3 (0.22%) CISSP
13 3 (0.22%) Linux+ Certification
13 3 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.88%) QA
2 13 (0.95%) GCP
3 6 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.22%) SLA
7 2 (0.15%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (3.86%) Docker
2 32 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.58%) vSphere
4 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) Xen
5 2 (0.15%) XenServer
6 1 (0.073%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.073%) HDFS
6 1 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.073%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (2.48%) Kibana
2 33 (2.41%) Ansible
3 31 (2.26%) Kubernetes
4 23 (1.68%) Puppet
5 22 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (1.17%) Terraform
7 12 (0.87%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.66%) Salt
9 4 (0.29%) Marathon
9 4 (0.29%) Mesos
9 4 (0.29%) rkt
10 3 (0.22%) SCCM
11 2 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.15%) WebInspect
11 2 (0.15%) WSUS
12 1 (0.073%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.073%) WMI
Vendors
1 389 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 98 (7.14%) Google
3 62 (4.52%) Sitecore
4 58 (4.23%) Oracle
5 57 (4.15%) SAP
6 47 (3.43%) Capita
7 46 (3.35%) Xamarin
8 35 (2.55%) Facebook
9 32 (2.33%) WorldPay
10 19 (1.38%) Twitter
11 18 (1.31%) Intapp
12 16 (1.17%) Reuters
13 13 (0.95%) VMware
14 9 (0.66%) Sage
15 8 (0.58%) Adobe
15 8 (0.58%) HP
15 8 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.51%) Cisco
17 6 (0.44%) JD Edwards
18 5 (0.36%) DevExpress