Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1590 1491 1379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.48% 20.37% 18.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.97% 47.01% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1396 1369 1288
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £28,625 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

.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 3616 3172 2999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 46.59% 43.35% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3040 2793 2626
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 +5 109 £41,250 +3.13% 4
Bolton -1 71 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Altrincham +2 58 £42,500 +9.68% 8
Wigan +1 42 £47,500 +18.75%
Salford -1 21 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Oldham 0 14 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Cheadle -5 13 £40,000 +17.65% 1
Sale +6 12 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Rochdale +6 8 £50,000 - 2
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Bury -15 3 £19,000 -36.67% 3
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for .NET.

1 1279 (80.44%) C#
2 924 (58.11%) ASP.NET
3 873 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
4 853 (53.65%) MVC
5 839 (52.77%) SQL Server
6 736 (46.29%) JavaScript
7 644 (40.50%) SQL
8 610 (38.36%) HTML
9 604 (37.99%) CSS
10 510 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 389 (24.47%) AngularJS
12 377 (23.71%) .NET Framework
13 375 (23.58%) jQuery
14 367 (23.08%) Microsoft
15 366 (23.02%) Web Services
16 365 (22.96%) ASP.NET Web API
17 356 (22.39%) TDD
18 342 (21.51%) Scrum
19 324 (20.38%) WCF
20 323 (20.31%) Finance
21 249 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
22 233 (14.65%) Software Engineering
23 213 (13.40%) HTML5
24 211 (13.27%) Entity Framework
25 208 (13.08%) Web Development
26 200 (12.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 199 (12.52%) Amazon AWS
28 198 (12.45%) Degree
29 192 (12.08%) Git (software)
30 181 (11.38%) Web Application 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
1 103 (6.48%) CMS
2 50 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 49 (3.08%) Umbraco
4 43 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 34 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
6 33 (2.08%) EPiServer
7 26 (1.64%) IIS
8 25 (1.57%) Apache Spark
9 16 (1.01%) Drupal
10 15 (0.94%) Apache
11 12 (0.75%) OpenROAD
12 11 (0.69%) Sitefinity
13 10 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.31%) Kentico
15 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.25%) GeoServer
16 4 (0.25%) nginx
16 4 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.063%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (0.25%) Workfront
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.063%) Magento
5 1 (0.063%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.063%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.063%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.063%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.063%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 249 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 199 (12.52%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (2.77%) SaaS
4 33 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (1.82%) Google Play
6 15 (0.94%) GitHub
7 9 (0.57%) Office 365
8 7 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.31%) Serverless
10 4 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 4 (0.25%) PaaS
11 3 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.13%) npm
13 1 (0.063%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.063%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.063%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.64%) HTTP
2 31 (1.95%) Internet
3 11 (0.69%) Ethernet
4 9 (0.57%) SMS
5 8 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.44%) RS-232
6 7 (0.44%) WinSCP
7 6 (0.38%) Intranet
7 6 (0.38%) SSL
8 4 (0.25%) Broadband
8 4 (0.25%) LLU
9 2 (0.13%) AMQP
9 2 (0.13%) Firewall
10 1 (0.063%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 839 (52.77%) SQL Server
2 107 (6.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 95 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 91 (5.72%) NoSQL
5 80 (5.03%) MySQL
6 71 (4.47%) Relational Database
6 71 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 71 (4.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 66 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (3.90%) Big Data
9 50 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (2.83%) Hadoop
11 32 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
12 31 (1.95%) RDBMS
13 30 (1.89%) RavenDB
14 23 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (0.75%) DTS
16 12 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 192 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 154 (9.69%) Visual Studio
3 107 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 107 (6.73%) TeamCity
4 83 (5.22%) NUnit
5 81 (5.09%) Subversion
6 54 (3.40%) MSTest
7 52 (3.27%) JIRA
8 36 (2.26%) Selenium
9 30 (1.89%) Jenkins
10 22 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 17 (1.07%) ReSharper
11 17 (1.07%) SonarQube
12 16 (1.01%) CruiseControl
12 16 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (0.94%) gulp
13 15 (0.94%) NuGet
13 15 (0.94%) SpecFlow
14 13 (0.82%) Grunt
15 12 (0.75%) AccuRev
General
1 323 (20.31%) Finance
2 121 (7.61%) Marketing
3 86 (5.41%) Games
3 86 (5.41%) Manufacturing
4 78 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 66 (4.15%) Electronics
6 63 (3.96%) Retail
7 56 (3.52%) Advertising
8 43 (2.70%) Law
9 36 (2.26%) Back Office
10 27 (1.70%) Legal
11 14 (0.88%) Automotive
11 14 (0.88%) Music Industry
12 9 (0.57%) Banking
13 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.25%) Publishing
14 1 (0.063%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.063%) Billing
14 1 (0.063%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.063%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1162 (73.08%) Developer
2 727 (45.72%) .NET Developer
3 487 (30.63%) C# Developer
4 365 (22.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 205 (12.89%) Senior Developer
6 196 (12.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 173 (10.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 165 (10.38%) Software Developer
9 121 (7.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 116 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 108 (6.79%) Software Engineer
12 103 (6.48%) C# Software Developer
13 91 (5.72%) .NET Software Developer
14 79 (4.97%) Senior C# Developer
15 77 (4.84%) SQL Developer
16 73 (4.59%) Architect
17 70 (4.40%) Graduate
18 65 (4.09%) Junior
19 61 (3.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 59 (3.71%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 924 (58.11%) ASP.NET
2 610 (38.36%) HTML
3 604 (37.99%) CSS
4 510 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 389 (24.47%) AngularJS
6 377 (23.71%) .NET Framework
7 375 (23.58%) jQuery
8 366 (23.02%) Web Services
9 365 (22.96%) ASP.NET Web API
10 324 (20.38%) WCF
11 213 (13.40%) HTML5
12 211 (13.27%) Entity Framework
13 200 (12.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 167 (10.50%) RESTful
15 160 (10.06%) XML
16 155 (9.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 139 (8.74%) Node.js
18 137 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 137 (8.62%) REST
19 129 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (5.97%) Computer Science
3 83 (5.22%) iPad
4 71 (4.47%) Mobile App
5 64 (4.03%) N-Tier
6 61 (3.84%) Greenfield Project
7 51 (3.21%) Fintech
8 49 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (2.83%) Management Information System
10 39 (2.45%) User Experience
11 36 (2.26%) Public Cloud
12 30 (1.89%) iPhone
13 25 (1.57%) Data Structures
14 20 (1.26%) Social Network
15 14 (0.88%) RIA
16 10 (0.63%) Life Science
17 7 (0.44%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 7 (0.44%) Internet of Things
18 6 (0.38%) NHS
19 5 (0.31%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 152 (9.56%) Windows
2 72 (4.53%) Android
3 70 (4.40%) Linux
4 41 (2.58%) Unix
5 32 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 7 (0.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.31%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.063%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 873 (54.91%) Agile Software Development
2 853 (53.65%) MVC
3 356 (22.39%) TDD
4 342 (21.51%) Scrum
5 233 (14.65%) Software Engineering
6 208 (13.08%) Web Development
7 181 (11.38%) Web Application Development
8 172 (10.82%) OO
9 171 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
10 142 (8.93%) SDLC
11 141 (8.87%) Test Automation
12 137 (8.62%) DevOps
12 137 (8.62%) OOP
13 136 (8.55%) BDD
14 131 (8.24%) Dependency Injection
15 117 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
16 114 (7.17%) SOLID
17 108 (6.79%) Kanban
18 100 (6.29%) Mentoring
19 97 (6.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1279 (80.44%) C#
2 736 (46.29%) JavaScript
3 644 (40.50%) SQL
4 159 (10.00%) Java
5 121 (7.61%) VB.NET
6 115 (7.23%) C++
7 114 (7.17%) Ruby
8 110 (6.92%) T-SQL
9 92 (5.79%) Python
10 74 (4.65%) TypeScript
11 55 (3.46%) Go
11 55 (3.46%) PHP
12 37 (2.33%) C
13 36 (2.26%) Shell Script
14 33 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 33 (2.08%) VB
15 32 (2.01%) F#
16 27 (1.70%) VBA
17 22 (1.38%) Scala
18 19 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 198 (12.45%) Degree
2 36 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.13%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.75%) MCP
6 10 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.44%) Master's Degree
9 6 (0.38%) ISEB
10 4 (0.25%) HND
10 4 (0.25%) MCSA
10 4 (0.25%) MCSE
10 4 (0.25%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.19%) CCNA
11 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.19%) PhD
12 1 (0.063%) HNC
12 1 (0.063%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.063%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.16%) QA
2 18 (1.13%) SLA
3 5 (0.31%) WAI
4 4 (0.25%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.19%) PMO
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.063%) HL7
7 1 (0.063%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (1.82%) Docker
2 12 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.063%) Firmware
5 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 50 (3.14%) Ansible
2 43 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (2.64%) Puppet
4 30 (1.89%) Kibana
5 22 (1.38%) Mesos
6 5 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.25%) SCCM
8 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.19%) Marathon
8 3 (0.19%) rkt
9 2 (0.13%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.13%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.063%) Nagios
10 1 (0.063%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.063%) Salt
10 1 (0.063%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.063%) Terraform
10 1 (0.063%) WMI
10 1 (0.063%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 367 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 98 (6.16%) Google
3 82 (5.16%) SAP
4 65 (4.09%) Sitecore
5 50 (3.14%) Oracle
6 49 (3.08%) Facebook
7 38 (2.39%) Xamarin
8 20 (1.26%) Twitter
9 16 (1.01%) IBM
10 12 (0.75%) Actian
11 11 (0.69%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.63%) Capita
12 10 (0.63%) VMware
13 6 (0.38%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.38%) Telerik
14 5 (0.31%) hybris
14 5 (0.31%) iManage
14 5 (0.31%) Reuters
15 4 (0.25%) Rackspace