Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,318 1,590 1,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.22% 20.45% 20.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.71% 43.95% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 1,396 1,376
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
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 3,618 3,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.68% 46.54% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,560 3,041 2,812
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -1 78 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Stockport -4 58 £45,000 +9.09% 16
Bury +20 34 £42,500 +123.68% 12
Bolton 0 34 £37,500 - 12
Salford -7 24 £46,250 +23.33% 8
Wigan -12 23 £39,000 -17.89% 10
Rochdale +12 19 £48,750 -2.50% 8
Oldham 0 11 £43,750 +16.67% 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - 11 £35,000 -
Cheadle -1 9 £40,000 - 3
Sale -11 6 £42,500 - 3
Heywood -4 3 £28,500 +46.15%
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1,122 (85.13%) C#
2 808 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
3 705 (53.49%) ASP.NET
4 671 (50.91%) MVC
5 644 (48.86%) SQL Server
6 583 (44.23%) JavaScript
7 471 (35.74%) HTML
8 439 (33.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 439 (33.31%) AngularJS
9 423 (32.09%) CSS
10 413 (31.34%) SQL
11 376 (28.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 368 (27.92%) TDD
13 310 (23.52%) Microsoft
14 304 (23.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 300 (22.76%) Scrum
16 282 (21.40%) .NET Framework
17 262 (19.88%) Finance
18 252 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
19 208 (15.78%) SQL Server 2016
20 205 (15.55%) Web Application Development
21 195 (14.80%) RESTful
22 186 (14.11%) BDD
23 184 (13.96%) WCF
24 180 (13.66%) Software Engineering
25 170 (12.90%) Web Development
26 165 (12.52%) Git (software)
27 162 (12.29%) .NET Core
27 162 (12.29%) Greenfield Project
28 155 (11.76%) Kanban

.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 65 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
2 55 (4.17%) IIS
3 49 (3.72%) CMS
4 29 (2.20%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.21%) Umbraco
6 14 (1.06%) Confluence
7 13 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (0.91%) Sitefinity
9 10 (0.76%) Apache Pig
9 10 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.68%) nginx
11 8 (0.61%) OpenStack
12 7 (0.53%) Apache
12 7 (0.53%) CloudStack
13 5 (0.38%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 3 (0.23%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.23%) Kentico
15 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.30%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.23%) Magento
5 2 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.076%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.076%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.076%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 304 (23.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.28%) SaaS
4 29 (2.20%) Google Play
5 20 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (0.99%) GitHub
9 10 (0.76%) NuGet
10 8 (0.61%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.61%) Serverless
11 6 (0.46%) Office 365
11 6 (0.46%) PaaS
12 5 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.38%) IaaS
13 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.30%) npm
14 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 77 (5.84%) Internet
2 28 (2.12%) HTTP
3 27 (2.05%) Broadband
4 20 (1.52%) Intranet
5 14 (1.06%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.99%) Firewall
7 10 (0.76%) SSL
8 5 (0.38%) VoIP
8 5 (0.38%) WAN
9 3 (0.23%) SMS
10 2 (0.15%) Skype
11 1 (0.076%) LLU
11 1 (0.076%) Network Security
11 1 (0.076%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (48.86%) SQL Server
2 208 (15.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 101 (7.66%) NoSQL
4 75 (5.69%) MongoDB
5 51 (3.87%) MySQL
6 37 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.12%) RavenDB
10 27 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.82%) RDBMS
12 19 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.21%) Oracle Database
15 15 (1.14%) Big Data
16 12 (0.91%) Blockchain
16 12 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (0.83%) Hadoop
17 11 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 165 (12.52%) Git (software)
2 113 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 70 (5.31%) JIRA
4 63 (4.78%) NUnit
5 58 (4.40%) Selenium
6 53 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 43 (3.26%) MSTest
8 41 (3.11%) TeamCity
9 29 (2.20%) Bitbucket
9 29 (2.20%) Subversion
10 26 (1.97%) Grunt
10 26 (1.97%) Jenkins
11 21 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
12 20 (1.52%) SpecFlow
13 19 (1.44%) Robot Framework
14 18 (1.37%) Moq
15 17 (1.29%) gulp
16 13 (0.99%) Cucumber
17 12 (0.91%) SoapUI
General
1 262 (19.88%) Finance
2 129 (9.79%) Games
3 54 (4.10%) Marketing
4 44 (3.34%) Retail
5 35 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.52%) Electronics
8 17 (1.29%) Banking
9 14 (1.06%) Advertising
10 12 (0.91%) Automotive
11 11 (0.83%) Legal
12 10 (0.76%) Law
13 9 (0.68%) Back Office
13 9 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.30%) Publishing
15 2 (0.15%) International Banking
16 1 (0.076%) Billing
16 1 (0.076%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.076%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,054 (79.97%) Developer
2 670 (50.83%) .NET Developer
3 448 (33.99%) C# Developer
4 322 (24.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 170 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 164 (12.44%) Senior Developer
7 109 (8.27%) ASP.NET Developer
8 101 (7.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 93 (7.06%) C# Software Developer
10 92 (6.98%) .NET Software Developer
11 87 (6.60%) Lead Developer
12 85 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
13 84 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 81 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
15 79 (5.99%) Software Engineer
16 75 (5.69%) Web Developer
17 73 (5.54%) WPF Developer
18 67 (5.08%) Junior
19 66 (5.01%) C# WPF Developer
20 61 (4.63%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 705 (53.49%) ASP.NET
2 471 (35.74%) HTML
3 439 (33.31%) AngularJS
3 439 (33.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 423 (32.09%) CSS
5 376 (28.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 282 (21.40%) .NET Framework
7 195 (14.80%) RESTful
8 184 (13.96%) WCF
9 162 (12.29%) .NET Core
10 151 (11.46%) Entity Framework
11 146 (11.08%) jQuery
12 144 (10.93%) HTML5
13 138 (10.47%) React
14 131 (9.94%) Web Services
15 130 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 128 (9.71%) Node.js
17 125 (9.48%) WPF
18 120 (9.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 89 (6.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 162 (12.29%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (5.31%) User Experience
4 61 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (4.48%) Fintech
6 58 (4.40%) Computer Science
7 50 (3.79%) Mobile App
8 26 (1.97%) Social Network
9 25 (1.90%) iPhone
10 21 (1.59%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
12 17 (1.29%) Tandem
13 16 (1.21%) BBC
13 16 (1.21%) Blog
13 16 (1.21%) Social Media
14 8 (0.61%) N-Tier
15 7 (0.53%) Replication
16 6 (0.46%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.46%) Data Centre
17 5 (0.38%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 83 (6.30%) Windows
2 73 (5.54%) Android
3 44 (3.34%) Apple iOS
4 26 (1.97%) Linux
5 21 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 10 (0.76%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.46%) Solaris
9 5 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.15%) Unix
11 1 (0.076%) CentOS
11 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.076%) VME
11 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 808 (61.31%) Agile Software Development
2 671 (50.91%) MVC
3 368 (27.92%) TDD
4 300 (22.76%) Scrum
5 252 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
6 205 (15.55%) Web Application Development
7 186 (14.11%) BDD
8 180 (13.66%) Software Engineering
9 170 (12.90%) Web Development
10 155 (11.76%) Kanban
11 137 (10.39%) OO
12 126 (9.56%) Dependency Injection
13 116 (8.80%) SDLC
14 103 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
14 103 (7.81%) Test Automation
15 101 (7.66%) DevOps
16 93 (7.06%) MVVM
17 87 (6.60%) Unit Testing
18 83 (6.30%) Mentoring
19 79 (5.99%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,122 (85.13%) C#
2 583 (44.23%) JavaScript
3 413 (31.34%) SQL
4 132 (10.02%) Java
5 104 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 80 (6.07%) Ruby
7 77 (5.84%) TypeScript
8 65 (4.93%) C++
9 56 (4.25%) VB.NET
10 50 (3.79%) Python
11 42 (3.19%) PHP
12 41 (3.11%) C
13 27 (2.05%) PL/SQL
13 27 (2.05%) PowerShell
14 24 (1.82%) Bash Shell
15 17 (1.29%) VB
16 15 (1.14%) Go
16 15 (1.14%) Objective-C
17 10 (0.76%) F#
18 7 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 104 (7.89%) Degree
2 26 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (0.83%) CCNA
5 11 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (0.83%) CISSP
5 11 (0.83%) MCSE
5 11 (0.83%) SANS
6 10 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (0.76%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.76%) GIAC
6 10 (0.76%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.76%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (0.76%) SSCP
7 7 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.30%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.30%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.32%) QA
2 14 (1.06%) SLA
3 11 (0.83%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.53%) GDPR
6 5 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (4.40%) Docker
2 18 (1.37%) vSphere
3 7 (0.53%) Xen
3 7 (0.53%) XenServer
4 6 (0.46%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.15%) Firmware
8 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (2.43%) Puppet
2 23 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.75%) Salt
3 19 (1.44%) Ansible
4 16 (1.21%) SCCM
5 14 (1.06%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.83%) Kibana
7 10 (0.76%) Terraform
8 5 (0.38%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.30%) cPanel
9 4 (0.30%) Istio
10 3 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.15%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.076%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.076%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 310 (23.52%) Microsoft
2 90 (6.83%) Google
3 47 (3.57%) Xamarin
4 43 (3.26%) Oracle
5 41 (3.11%) Facebook
6 23 (1.75%) Twitter
7 20 (1.52%) Apple
8 16 (1.21%) Sony
8 16 (1.21%) Yahoo!
9 15 (1.14%) SAP
9 15 (1.14%) Sitecore
10 9 (0.68%) DevExpress
11 8 (0.61%) Telerik
12 4 (0.30%) Blue Prism
12 4 (0.30%) CA
12 4 (0.30%) Intapp
12 4 (0.30%) Pega
12 4 (0.30%) Unisys
12 4 (0.30%) VMware
12 4 (0.30%) WorldPay