Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1664 1395 1378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.49% 19.75% 19.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.34% 47.51% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1270 1257
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £54,550
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 3753 2936 2956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 46.20% 41.56% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3176 2555 2568
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,925
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,150 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +1 104 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Wigan +4 74 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bolton -1 63 £37,500 -1.32% 6
Altrincham +2 46 £40,000 -3.61% 10
Salford -2 32 £37,500 -1.32% 1
Oldham -2 30 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Cheadle -3 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Heywood - 10 £19,500 -
Sale +6 9 £27,500 -42.11% 1
Rochdale -3 5 £50,000 - 5
Bury -14 5 £22,500 -52.63% 1
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1344 (80.77%) C#
2 953 (57.27%) ASP.NET
3 924 (55.53%) SQL Server
4 914 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
5 852 (51.20%) MVC
6 778 (46.75%) SQL
7 770 (46.27%) JavaScript
8 673 (40.44%) HTML
9 626 (37.62%) CSS
10 510 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 435 (26.14%) jQuery
12 416 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 413 (24.82%) AngularJS
14 382 (22.96%) Web Services
15 375 (22.54%) TDD
16 351 (21.09%) .NET Framework
17 347 (20.85%) ASP.NET Web API
18 323 (19.41%) Finance
19 315 (18.93%) Scrum
20 294 (17.67%) WCF
21 273 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
22 251 (15.08%) Web Development
23 248 (14.90%) HTML5
24 246 (14.78%) Software Engineering
25 236 (14.18%) Degree
26 216 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
27 207 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 200 (12.02%) Visual Studio
29 199 (11.96%) Entity Framework
30 193 (11.60%) Java

.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
1 112 (6.73%) CMS
2 66 (3.97%) Umbraco
3 62 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 56 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 35 (2.10%) EPiServer
6 32 (1.92%) Apache Spark
7 30 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
8 23 (1.38%) Apache
8 23 (1.38%) Drupal
9 19 (1.14%) IIS
10 15 (0.90%) Sitefinity
11 10 (0.60%) OpenROAD
12 9 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.48%) OpenEdge
14 6 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.36%) GeoServer
14 6 (0.36%) nginx
14 6 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.30%) Confluence
15 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.42%) Visualfiles
3 6 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.18%) Workfront
6 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.060%) Magento
7 1 (0.060%) PlanetPress Connect
7 1 (0.060%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.060%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.060%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 273 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 216 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (3.43%) SaaS
4 34 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (1.62%) Google Play
6 25 (1.50%) GitHub
7 11 (0.66%) Office 365
8 7 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 5 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.24%) PaaS
12 2 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.060%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.060%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.37%) HTTP
2 27 (1.62%) Internet
3 21 (1.26%) Ethernet
4 16 (0.96%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.90%) RS-232
6 9 (0.54%) SMS
6 9 (0.54%) SSL
7 8 (0.48%) Broadband
8 7 (0.42%) Intranet
9 6 (0.36%) LLU
10 4 (0.24%) WinSCP
11 2 (0.12%) DNS
12 1 (0.060%) AMQP
12 1 (0.060%) DHCP
12 1 (0.060%) Firewall
12 1 (0.060%) LDAP
12 1 (0.060%) NAS
12 1 (0.060%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 924 (55.53%) SQL Server
2 103 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 87 (5.23%) MongoDB
4 84 (5.05%) MySQL
5 83 (4.99%) SQL Server 2016
5 83 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (4.93%) Relational Database
7 75 (4.51%) NoSQL
7 75 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 72 (4.33%) Big Data
9 60 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 47 (2.82%) Hadoop
11 40 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
12 37 (2.22%) RDBMS
13 34 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 33 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
16 22 (1.32%) RavenDB
17 19 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
18 16 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 200 (12.02%) Visual Studio
2 158 (9.50%) Git (software)
3 120 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 104 (6.25%) NUnit
5 80 (4.81%) TeamCity
6 75 (4.51%) Subversion
7 63 (3.79%) MSTest
8 59 (3.55%) JIRA
9 47 (2.82%) Selenium
10 22 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 22 (1.32%) NuGet
11 20 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (1.14%) ReSharper
13 17 (1.02%) Moq
13 17 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 16 (0.96%) MSI
14 16 (0.96%) WiX
15 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Blend
15 15 (0.90%) SonarQube
16 14 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 323 (19.41%) Finance
2 134 (8.05%) Marketing
3 88 (5.29%) Games
4 86 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 84 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 78 (4.69%) Electronics
7 58 (3.49%) Retail
8 49 (2.94%) Law
9 43 (2.58%) Advertising
10 39 (2.34%) Legal
11 24 (1.44%) Back Office
12 19 (1.14%) Banking
13 16 (0.96%) Automotive
14 9 (0.54%) Publishing
15 5 (0.30%) Billing
16 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.18%) Music Industry
18 1 (0.060%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.060%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1203 (72.30%) Developer
2 724 (43.51%) .NET Developer
3 511 (30.71%) C# Developer
4 362 (21.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 228 (13.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 201 (12.08%) Senior Developer
7 173 (10.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 155 (9.31%) Software Developer
9 120 (7.21%) Senior .NET Developer
10 104 (6.25%) Software Engineer
11 102 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 86 (5.17%) Architect
12 86 (5.17%) SQL Developer
13 84 (5.05%) Junior
14 77 (4.63%) C# Software Developer
14 77 (4.63%) Senior C# Developer
15 74 (4.45%) Junior Developer
16 70 (4.21%) .NET Software Developer
17 65 (3.91%) Web Developer
18 60 (3.61%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 953 (57.27%) ASP.NET
2 673 (40.44%) HTML
3 626 (37.62%) CSS
4 510 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 435 (26.14%) jQuery
6 413 (24.82%) AngularJS
7 382 (22.96%) Web Services
8 351 (21.09%) .NET Framework
9 347 (20.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 294 (17.67%) WCF
11 248 (14.90%) HTML5
12 207 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 199 (11.96%) Entity Framework
14 179 (10.76%) XML
15 155 (9.31%) REST
16 135 (8.11%) RESTful
17 132 (7.93%) Node.js
18 123 (7.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 123 (7.39%) CSS3
19 119 (7.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 141 (8.47%) iPad
2 110 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 93 (5.59%) Mobile App
5 81 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
6 67 (4.03%) N-Tier
7 62 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (2.94%) User Experience
9 39 (2.34%) Public Cloud
10 38 (2.28%) Management Information System
11 36 (2.16%) Fintech
12 32 (1.92%) Data Structures
13 28 (1.68%) iPhone
14 17 (1.02%) Internet of Things
15 15 (0.90%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 15 (0.90%) Social Network
16 9 (0.54%) Algorithms
16 9 (0.54%) AS400
17 8 (0.48%) iSeries
18 6 (0.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 192 (11.54%) Windows
2 92 (5.53%) Linux
3 89 (5.35%) Android
4 50 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 47 (2.82%) Unix
6 31 (1.86%) Windows Server
7 17 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.90%) Mac OS
8 15 (0.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 9 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.24%) CentOS
12 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.060%) SUSE
14 1 (0.060%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 914 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 852 (51.20%) MVC
3 375 (22.54%) TDD
4 315 (18.93%) Scrum
5 251 (15.08%) Web Development
6 246 (14.78%) Software Engineering
7 186 (11.18%) OO
8 180 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
9 168 (10.10%) Web Application Development
10 160 (9.62%) SDLC
11 143 (8.59%) Test Automation
12 135 (8.11%) OOP
13 131 (7.87%) DevOps
14 125 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
15 115 (6.91%) Dependency Injection
16 114 (6.85%) BDD
17 113 (6.79%) SOLID
18 110 (6.61%) SOA
19 109 (6.55%) Kanban
20 101 (6.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1344 (80.77%) C#
2 778 (46.75%) SQL
3 770 (46.27%) JavaScript
4 193 (11.60%) Java
5 142 (8.53%) C++
6 134 (8.05%) VB.NET
7 110 (6.61%) T-SQL
8 98 (5.89%) Python
9 92 (5.53%) Ruby
10 84 (5.05%) TypeScript
11 68 (4.09%) PHP
12 62 (3.73%) C
13 55 (3.31%) Go
14 42 (2.52%) VB
15 39 (2.34%) Shell Script
16 31 (1.86%) PL/SQL
17 27 (1.62%) F#
18 25 (1.50%) Objective-C
19 23 (1.38%) VBA
20 21 (1.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 236 (14.18%) Degree
2 47 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.02%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.78%) MCP
6 8 (0.48%) ISEB
6 8 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.42%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.42%) PhD
8 5 (0.30%) HND
8 5 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.24%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.18%) HNC
11 1 (0.060%) CCNA
11 1 (0.060%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.060%) MCSE
11 1 (0.060%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.23%) QA
2 6 (0.36%) SLA
2 6 (0.36%) WAI
3 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.24%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.060%) HL7
6 1 (0.060%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (1.08%) Docker
2 10 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.60%) Firmware
3 5 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.24%) vSphere
5 2 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.060%) KVM
6 1 (0.060%) Postfix
6 1 (0.060%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (3.31%) Ansible
2 50 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (2.94%) Puppet
4 26 (1.56%) Kibana
5 25 (1.50%) Mesos
6 3 (0.18%) SCCM
6 3 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.12%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.060%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.060%) Cacti
8 1 (0.060%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.060%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.060%) Icinga
8 1 (0.060%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 416 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 95 (5.71%) Google
3 83 (4.99%) SAP
4 78 (4.69%) Sitecore
5 64 (3.85%) Oracle
6 50 (3.00%) Facebook
7 41 (2.46%) Xamarin
8 30 (1.80%) Twitter
9 26 (1.56%) IBM
10 15 (0.90%) VMware
11 10 (0.60%) Actian
12 8 (0.48%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.42%) LexisNexis
13 7 (0.42%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.36%) Telerik
15 5 (0.30%) hybris
15 5 (0.30%) Rackspace
16 4 (0.24%) Adobe
16 4 (0.24%) Reuters
16 4 (0.24%) Salesforce.com