Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,410 1,573 1,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.19% 20.66% 18.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.70% 46.09% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,251 1,425 1,195
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 3,552 3,413 2,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.33% 44.83% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,070 2,997 2,396
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +3 85 £42,500 - 11
Stockport -3 67 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Bolton 0 62 £37,500 -16.67% 19
Wigan 0 33 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Sale 0 32 £42,500 +18.06% 1
Rochdale +14 18 £50,000 +8.70% 4
Bury -3 18 £30,000 - 4
Oldham +1 17 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Salford -7 10 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Cheadle -11 6 £42,000 +23.53% 3
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 1,177 (83.48%) C#
2 817 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
3 790 (56.03%) ASP.NET
4 772 (54.75%) MVC
5 735 (52.13%) SQL Server
6 579 (41.06%) JavaScript
7 487 (34.54%) SQL
8 481 (34.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 450 (31.91%) CSS
10 417 (29.57%) HTML
11 377 (26.74%) .NET Framework
12 366 (25.96%) TDD
13 355 (25.18%) Microsoft
14 352 (24.96%) Scrum
15 330 (23.40%) AngularJS
16 325 (23.05%) WCF
17 299 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 263 (18.65%) Finance
19 260 (18.44%) jQuery
20 242 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
21 238 (16.88%) Software Engineering
22 232 (16.45%) Web Services
23 231 (16.38%) RESTful
24 211 (14.96%) Entity Framework
25 204 (14.47%) Web Application Development
26 191 (13.55%) Git (software)
26 191 (13.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 187 (13.26%) BDD
28 181 (12.84%) Web Development
29 179 (12.70%) Continuous Integration

.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 (4.61%) CMS
2 43 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 38 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 37 (2.62%) IIS
5 25 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 23 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (1.21%) EPiServer
9 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.43%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.43%) Drupal
11 5 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.28%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.21%) Content Management Server
13 3 (0.21%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.21%) SAS
13 3 (0.21%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.14%) Apache
14 2 (0.14%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 23 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.071%) InDesign
6 1 (0.071%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 43 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.78%) Elite 3E
4 9 (0.64%) Workfront
5 4 (0.28%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.071%) Movex
7 1 (0.071%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.071%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 242 (17.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 174 (12.34%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.27%) Google Play
4 29 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (1.06%) Serverless
6 14 (0.99%) Office 365
7 13 (0.92%) SaaS
8 12 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.57%) npm
11 7 (0.50%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 7 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.35%) GitHub
14 4 (0.28%) PaaS
15 3 (0.21%) Slack
16 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.14%) Firebase
17 1 (0.071%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.84%) Internet
2 15 (1.06%) Intranet
3 13 (0.92%) HTTP
4 6 (0.43%) DHCP
4 6 (0.43%) DNS
4 6 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.35%) Broadband
5 5 (0.35%) FTP
5 5 (0.35%) IPsec
6 4 (0.28%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.28%) LLU
6 4 (0.28%) WAN
6 4 (0.28%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.14%) Firewall
7 2 (0.14%) SSL
8 1 (0.071%) AMQP
8 1 (0.071%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.071%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.071%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.071%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 735 (52.13%) SQL Server
2 155 (10.99%) SQL Server 2016
3 88 (6.24%) NoSQL
4 87 (6.17%) MongoDB
5 85 (6.03%) SQL Server 2014
6 71 (5.04%) MySQL
7 56 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 56 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 36 (2.55%) RavenDB
9 28 (1.99%) Big Data
10 22 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 20 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (1.35%) Relational Database
13 14 (0.99%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.78%) Redis
15 10 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.71%) Power BI
15 10 (0.71%) RDBMS
16 9 (0.64%) GIS
Development Applications
1 191 (13.55%) Git (software)
2 103 (7.30%) NUnit
3 94 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 85 (6.03%) TeamCity
5 75 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 61 (4.33%) MSTest
7 50 (3.55%) Jenkins
8 44 (3.12%) Subversion
9 40 (2.84%) JIRA
10 28 (1.99%) Selenium
11 17 (1.21%) Moq
12 16 (1.13%) Rhino Mocks
13 15 (1.06%) Grunt
13 15 (1.06%) SpecFlow
14 14 (0.99%) Maven
15 11 (0.78%) Bitbucket
15 11 (0.78%) gulp
15 11 (0.78%) WebDriver
16 9 (0.64%) Mercurial
16 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 263 (18.65%) Finance
2 101 (7.16%) Retail
3 85 (6.03%) Advertising
4 82 (5.82%) Games
5 63 (4.47%) Marketing
6 49 (3.48%) Manufacturing
6 49 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.70%) Legal
8 26 (1.84%) Back Office
8 26 (1.84%) Electronics
9 19 (1.35%) Automotive
9 19 (1.35%) Music Industry
10 10 (0.71%) Law
11 6 (0.43%) Banking
12 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.071%) Local Government
13 1 (0.071%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.071%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,000 (70.92%) Developer
2 700 (49.65%) .NET Developer
3 346 (24.54%) C# Developer
4 301 (21.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 200 (14.18%) Senior Developer
6 176 (12.48%) Software Developer
7 128 (9.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 121 (8.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 112 (7.94%) Senior .NET Developer
10 109 (7.73%) C# Software Developer
11 108 (7.66%) Software Engineer
12 104 (7.38%) .NET Software Developer
13 98 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 75 (5.32%) Senior C# Developer
15 70 (4.96%) SQL Developer
16 69 (4.89%) .NET Software Engineer
16 69 (4.89%) Architect
17 66 (4.68%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 65 (4.61%) Junior
19 62 (4.40%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 790 (56.03%) ASP.NET
2 481 (34.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 450 (31.91%) CSS
4 417 (29.57%) HTML
5 377 (26.74%) .NET Framework
6 330 (23.40%) AngularJS
7 325 (23.05%) WCF
8 299 (21.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 260 (18.44%) jQuery
10 232 (16.45%) Web Services
11 231 (16.38%) RESTful
12 211 (14.96%) Entity Framework
13 191 (13.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 165 (11.70%) WPF
15 156 (11.06%) Node.js
16 154 (10.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 133 (9.43%) KnockoutJS
18 125 (8.87%) React
19 109 (7.73%) HTML5
20 90 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 100 (7.09%) Computer Science
3 77 (5.46%) Mobile App
4 76 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (4.33%) Fintech
6 45 (3.19%) Social Network
7 37 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (2.41%) Management Information System
9 32 (2.27%) iPhone
10 26 (1.84%) User Experience
11 16 (1.13%) NHS
11 16 (1.13%) N-Tier
12 13 (0.92%) Life Science
13 11 (0.78%) RIA
14 5 (0.35%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.35%) Public Cloud
14 5 (0.35%) Xbox
15 4 (0.28%) Digital Signage
15 4 (0.28%) Robotics
16 3 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 161 (11.42%) Windows
2 48 (3.40%) Android
3 34 (2.41%) Linux
4 26 (1.84%) Windows Server
5 13 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.57%) Unix
7 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.071%) Solaris
9 1 (0.071%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 817 (57.94%) Agile Software Development
2 772 (54.75%) MVC
3 366 (25.96%) TDD
4 352 (24.96%) Scrum
5 238 (16.88%) Software Engineering
6 204 (14.47%) Web Application Development
7 187 (13.26%) BDD
8 181 (12.84%) Web Development
9 179 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
10 174 (12.34%) OO
11 135 (9.57%) SDLC
12 133 (9.43%) Dependency Injection
13 128 (9.08%) Kanban
14 122 (8.65%) DevOps
15 120 (8.51%) SOLID
16 95 (6.74%) E-Commerce
17 90 (6.38%) Mentoring
18 82 (5.82%) MVVM
18 82 (5.82%) Test Automation
19 79 (5.60%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,177 (83.48%) C#
2 579 (41.06%) JavaScript
3 487 (34.54%) SQL
4 156 (11.06%) T-SQL
5 131 (9.29%) Ruby
6 125 (8.87%) Java
7 93 (6.60%) C++
8 85 (6.03%) VB.NET
9 71 (5.04%) Python
10 68 (4.82%) TypeScript
11 44 (3.12%) PL/SQL
12 37 (2.62%) F#
13 36 (2.55%) C
14 26 (1.84%) PHP
15 24 (1.70%) Go
16 23 (1.63%) VBA
17 22 (1.56%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.85%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.85%) X++
19 9 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 128 (9.08%) Degree
2 24 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.06%) MCSA
3 15 (1.06%) MCSE
4 11 (0.78%) ISTQB
4 11 (0.78%) MCP
5 9 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.43%) CCNA
6 6 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.35%) HNC
8 4 (0.28%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.21%) ISEB
9 3 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.14%) HND
11 1 (0.071%) PhD
11 1 (0.071%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.071%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.68%) QA
2 11 (0.78%) SLA
3 6 (0.43%) GCP
3 6 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.43%) PMO
4 4 (0.28%) PA-DSS
5 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.071%) TickIT
System Software
1 45 (3.19%) Docker
2 27 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.071%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (2.55%) Kibana
2 29 (2.06%) Ansible
3 26 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.70%) Kubernetes
5 22 (1.56%) Puppet
6 16 (1.13%) Terraform
7 10 (0.71%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.43%) Salt
9 5 (0.35%) Marathon
9 5 (0.35%) Mesos
9 5 (0.35%) rkt
10 3 (0.21%) WMI
11 2 (0.14%) SCCM
11 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.071%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.071%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.071%) Nagios
12 1 (0.071%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 355 (25.18%) Microsoft
2 98 (6.95%) Google
3 53 (3.76%) Capita
3 53 (3.76%) SAP
4 50 (3.55%) Oracle
5 46 (3.26%) Facebook
6 43 (3.05%) Sitecore
7 39 (2.77%) Xamarin
8 26 (1.84%) WorldPay
9 20 (1.42%) Twitter
10 11 (0.78%) Intapp
10 11 (0.78%) VMware
11 9 (0.64%) JD Edwards
11 9 (0.64%) Reuters
12 7 (0.50%) Sage
12 7 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.43%) iManage
14 5 (0.35%) Cisco
15 4 (0.28%) OpenText
15 4 (0.28%) Siebel