Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 109 201 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 11.03% 15.52% 16.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.25% 41.27% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 101 179 130
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,175
90th Percentile £61,250 £51,900 £51,250
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 Merseyside with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 400 487 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 40.49% 37.61% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 305 353 254
Merseyside median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,500 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Merseyside

.NET
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET in Merseyside.

Salary trend for .NET in Merseyside

.NET
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for .NET in Merseyside

.NET
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Liverpool -13 48 £35,000 -6.67% 11
St Helens +7 23 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Wirral -5 14 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Southport +2 9 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Prescot -1 6 £28,500 -12.31%
Birkenhead -2 2 £32,500 -13.33%
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for .NET.

1 81 (74.31%) C#
2 70 (64.22%) ASP.NET
2 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (58.72%) SQL Server
4 62 (56.88%) MVC
5 57 (52.29%) TDD
6 52 (47.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (32.11%) JavaScript
8 34 (31.19%) BDD
9 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 30 (27.52%) Web Application Development
11 29 (26.61%) RESTful
11 29 (26.61%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (26.61%) SQL Server 2016
12 28 (25.69%) Dependency Injection
13 27 (24.77%) Scrum
14 25 (22.94%) Greenfield Project
15 23 (21.10%) jQuery
16 22 (20.18%) SQL
17 21 (19.27%) VB.NET
18 19 (17.43%) VB
19 18 (16.51%) NUnit
19 18 (16.51%) WPF
20 17 (15.60%) Kanban
20 17 (15.60%) Inversion of Control
20 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
20 17 (15.60%) .NET Framework
20 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
21 16 (14.68%) Broadband

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.67%) CMS
3 4 (3.67%) EPiServer
3 4 (3.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.75%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.83%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.92%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.75%) Office 365
4 2 (1.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.68%) Broadband
2 13 (11.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (58.72%) SQL Server
2 29 (26.61%) SQL Server 2016
3 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 15 (13.76%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.92%) Event Store
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (16.51%) NUnit
2 16 (14.68%) MSTest
3 14 (12.84%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.67%) Selenium
5 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.92%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.92%) Hudson
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
7 1 (0.92%) Moq
7 1 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (14.68%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.26%) Marketing
3 8 (7.34%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Finance
5 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (88.99%) Developer
2 66 (60.55%) .NET Developer
3 35 (32.11%) C# Developer
4 26 (23.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (20.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 22 (20.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 16 (14.68%) Telecoms Developer
7 13 (11.93%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.42%) Graduate
8 7 (6.42%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Junior
9 6 (5.50%) Junior Developer
9 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Junior C# Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Junior Java Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Junior Python Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (64.22%) ASP.NET
2 52 (47.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 31 (28.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 29 (26.61%) RESTful
5 23 (21.10%) jQuery
6 18 (16.51%) WPF
7 17 (15.60%) .NET Framework
7 17 (15.60%) AngularJS
8 16 (14.68%) Ninject
8 16 (14.68%) Spring.NET
8 16 (14.68%) Unity DI Container
8 16 (14.68%) WinForms
9 15 (13.76%) WCF
10 14 (12.84%) CSS
10 14 (12.84%) Node.js
11 13 (11.93%) HTML
12 12 (11.01%) Entity Framework
13 11 (10.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (9.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.94%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.93%) Blog
2 13 (11.93%) Digital Media
3 9 (8.26%) Digital TV
4 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.67%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.92%) Fintech
8 1 (0.92%) iPad
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.92%) Android
3 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (64.22%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (56.88%) MVC
3 57 (52.29%) TDD
4 34 (31.19%) BDD
5 30 (27.52%) Web Application Development
6 29 (26.61%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (25.69%) Dependency Injection
8 27 (24.77%) Scrum
9 17 (15.60%) Inversion of Control
9 17 (15.60%) Kanban
10 16 (14.68%) MVVM
11 9 (8.26%) Test Automation
12 8 (7.34%) OO
12 8 (7.34%) Web Development
13 5 (4.59%) Mentoring
13 5 (4.59%) Software Engineering
14 4 (3.67%) Manual Testing
14 4 (3.67%) Prototyping
14 4 (3.67%) SDLC
14 4 (3.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (74.31%) C#
2 35 (32.11%) JavaScript
3 22 (20.18%) SQL
4 21 (19.27%) VB.NET
5 19 (17.43%) VB
6 13 (11.93%) Ruby
7 10 (9.17%) Java
8 5 (4.59%) Python
9 3 (2.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.92%) C++
10 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) ISEB
2 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.67%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) PMO
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) Google
2 4 (3.67%) Oracle
2 4 (3.67%) Sitecore
2 4 (3.67%) Twitter
3 3 (2.75%) Cerner
4 1 (0.92%) Capita
4 1 (0.92%) Pegasus
4 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.92%) Xamarin