Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 843 1,309 1,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.87% 17.79% 20.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.61% 40.02% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 708 1,178 1,481
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £30,875 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

.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 2,667 3,271 3,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.72% 44.46% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,005 2,797 3,171
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +6 94 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Bolton +2 49 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Cheadle +5 20 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Salford -20 20 £50,000 - 11
Wigan +10 17 £35,000 -8.50% 9
Bury 0 17 £40,000 +10.34% 6
Altrincham -6 12 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Oldham -4 9 £37,500 +50.00% 5
Rochdale -7 5 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Heywood +1 3 £40,000 +40.35%
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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.

1 683 (81.02%) C#
2 453 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
3 380 (45.08%) ASP.NET
4 326 (38.67%) SQL
5 323 (38.32%) JavaScript
6 314 (37.25%) SQL Server
7 311 (36.89%) MVC
8 268 (31.79%) HTML
9 253 (30.01%) CSS
10 226 (26.81%) AngularJS
11 200 (23.72%) Microsoft
12 191 (22.66%) Software Engineering
13 186 (22.06%) Azure
14 177 (21.00%) .NET Framework
15 172 (20.40%) .NET Core
16 163 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 156 (18.51%) DevOps
18 151 (17.91%) TDD
19 140 (16.61%) Scrum
20 133 (15.78%) Finance
21 132 (15.66%) jQuery
22 119 (14.12%) Git (software)
23 110 (13.05%) Java
24 109 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
25 104 (12.34%) T-SQL
26 103 (12.22%) WCF
27 102 (12.10%) SDLC
28 101 (11.98%) Degree
29 95 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
30 84 (9.96%) React

.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 29 (3.44%) Umbraco
2 27 (3.20%) CMS
3 20 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.02%) IIS
5 15 (1.78%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.30%) Confluence
7 10 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.71%) Apache
9 6 (0.71%) Kentico
9 6 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.59%) WordPress
11 4 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.24%) nginx
13 1 (0.12%) Drupal
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.12%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.59%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 186 (22.06%) Azure
2 81 (9.61%) AWS
3 30 (3.56%) SaaS
4 21 (2.49%) GCP
5 19 (2.25%) Serverless
6 9 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
6 9 (1.07%) GitHub
7 8 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.95%) IaaS
7 8 (0.95%) Power Platform
8 7 (0.83%) Office 365
9 6 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.71%) Asana
9 6 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.59%) BlazeMeter
10 5 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.59%) npm
10 5 (0.59%) PaaS
11 4 (0.47%) Slack
12 3 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.74%) Broadband
2 8 (0.95%) Internet
3 6 (0.71%) Ethernet
3 6 (0.71%) LLU
4 5 (0.59%) Firewall
4 5 (0.59%) HTTP
4 5 (0.59%) Skype
4 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.47%) DNS
6 3 (0.36%) WAN
7 2 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.24%) IPv4
7 2 (0.24%) Network Security
7 2 (0.24%) SMTP
8 1 (0.12%) DHCP
8 1 (0.12%) LAN
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) VPN
8 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (37.25%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 48 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (4.15%) MySQL
6 34 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
6 34 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (3.91%) MongoDB
8 21 (2.49%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 16 (1.90%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (0.95%) Power BI
14 6 (0.71%) Big Data
15 4 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
16 3 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 119 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 42 (4.98%) Visual Studio
3 41 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 39 (4.63%) JIRA
5 30 (3.56%) IBM UrbanCode
6 29 (3.44%) Selenium
7 20 (2.37%) Grunt
7 20 (2.37%) TeamCity
8 18 (2.14%) NUnit
9 16 (1.90%) ReSharper
10 12 (1.42%) gulp
10 12 (1.42%) SoapUI
11 11 (1.30%) Jenkins
11 11 (1.30%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.30%) webpack
12 9 (1.07%) MSTest
13 8 (0.95%) Appium
13 8 (0.95%) Calabash
13 8 (0.95%) Subversion
14 7 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 133 (15.78%) Finance
2 44 (5.22%) Banking
3 29 (3.44%) Retail
4 26 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 20 (2.37%) Marketing
6 19 (2.25%) Public Sector
7 16 (1.90%) Games
8 15 (1.78%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.07%) Legal
10 7 (0.83%) Housing Association
11 6 (0.71%) Billing
12 5 (0.59%) Fire and Rescue
12 5 (0.59%) Police
12 5 (0.59%) Publishing
13 4 (0.47%) Advertising
13 4 (0.47%) Back Office
13 4 (0.47%) Law
13 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
15 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 593 (70.34%) Developer
2 267 (31.67%) C# Developer
3 262 (31.08%) .NET Developer
4 170 (20.17%) Software Developer
5 156 (18.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 154 (18.27%) Senior Developer
7 95 (11.27%) Software Engineer
8 89 (10.56%) C# Software Developer
9 74 (8.78%) Senior .NET Developer
10 68 (8.07%) Senior C# Developer
11 54 (6.41%) .NET Software Developer
12 45 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
13 41 (4.86%) Programmer
14 39 (4.63%) Architect
14 39 (4.63%) Lead Developer
15 38 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 38 (4.51%) Graduate
16 37 (4.39%) JavaScript Developer
16 37 (4.39%) SQL Developer
17 36 (4.27%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (45.08%) ASP.NET
2 268 (31.79%) HTML
3 253 (30.01%) CSS
4 226 (26.81%) AngularJS
5 177 (21.00%) .NET Framework
6 172 (20.40%) .NET Core
7 163 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 132 (15.66%) jQuery
9 109 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 103 (12.22%) WCF
11 84 (9.96%) React
12 79 (9.37%) Web Services
13 76 (9.02%) REST
14 74 (8.78%) XML
15 63 (7.47%) Entity Framework
15 63 (7.47%) RESTful
15 63 (7.47%) WPF
16 58 (6.88%) Vue.js
17 55 (6.52%) HTML5
18 44 (5.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
2 54 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.22%) User Experience
4 37 (4.39%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.90%) Robotics
8 15 (1.78%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.30%) Cloud Native
10 8 (0.95%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
12 5 (0.59%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.47%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.47%) Life Science
14 3 (0.36%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.36%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.24%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.24%) NHS
15 2 (0.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (6.29%) Windows
2 20 (2.37%) Android
2 20 (2.37%) Apple iOS
2 20 (2.37%) Linux
3 16 (1.90%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.30%) Unix
5 5 (0.59%) CentOS
6 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.12%) DC/OS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (36.89%) MVC
3 191 (22.66%) Software Engineering
4 156 (18.51%) DevOps
5 151 (17.91%) TDD
6 140 (16.61%) Scrum
7 102 (12.10%) SDLC
8 95 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
9 77 (9.13%) Web Development
10 76 (9.02%) Mentoring
11 69 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (8.19%) OO
12 68 (8.07%) Microservices
13 66 (7.83%) Unit Testing
14 65 (7.71%) Test Automation
15 64 (7.59%) SOLID
16 58 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 44 (5.22%) Front End Development
18 40 (4.74%) Software Architecture
18 40 (4.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 683 (81.02%) C#
2 326 (38.67%) SQL
3 323 (38.32%) JavaScript
4 110 (13.05%) Java
5 104 (12.34%) T-SQL
6 54 (6.41%) C++
7 41 (4.86%) TypeScript
8 35 (4.15%) Python
9 30 (3.56%) VBA
10 28 (3.32%) VB.NET
11 27 (3.20%) PHP
12 23 (2.73%) PowerShell
13 18 (2.14%) Ruby
14 14 (1.66%) C
14 14 (1.66%) VB
15 12 (1.42%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.95%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.95%) Scala
17 7 (0.83%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.71%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 101 (11.98%) Degree
2 15 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.47%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) CCNP
8 1 (0.12%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.12%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.12%) MBA
8 1 (0.12%) OSCP
8 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.37%) QA
2 12 (1.42%) GDPR
3 6 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.47%) PMO
5 3 (0.36%) SLA
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 48 (5.69%) Docker
2 30 (3.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 9 (1.07%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (3.56%) Tivoli
2 21 (2.49%) Kubernetes
3 15 (1.78%) CA Service Virtualization
4 8 (0.95%) Terraform
5 7 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.36%) Ansible
6 3 (0.36%) Puppet
6 3 (0.36%) SCCM
6 3 (0.36%) SCOM
6 3 (0.36%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
7 2 (0.24%) cPanel
7 2 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.24%) Kibana
7 2 (0.24%) logstash
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.24%) MIIS
7 2 (0.24%) Plesk
8 1 (0.12%) Consul
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 200 (23.72%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.68%) IBM
3 22 (2.61%) Pega
4 20 (2.37%) Sitecore
5 19 (2.25%) Oracle
6 18 (2.14%) Sage
6 18 (2.14%) Xamarin
7 17 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.90%) Google
9 15 (1.78%) CA
10 9 (1.07%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.59%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.59%) Nintex
12 4 (0.47%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.36%) Splunk
13 3 (0.36%) Tableau
13 3 (0.36%) Telerik
13 3 (0.36%) VMware
14 2 (0.24%) Apple
14 2 (0.24%) Wallstreet Suite