Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 4,264 4,800 5,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 17.93% 19.58% 19.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.17% 49.48% 49.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,801 4,484 4,544
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

.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 the North of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,877 9,700 10,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.53% 39.56% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 8,400 8,519 8,772
North of England 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 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the North of England

.NET
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for .NET in the North of England

.NET
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the North of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET in the North of England

.NET
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the North of England region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
North West -2 2,331 £42,500 +6.25% 418
Yorkshire -3 1,635 £42,500 +6.25% 297
North East +4 301 £40,000 - 51
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 North of England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 3,568 (83.68%) C#
2 2,401 (56.31%) ASP.NET
3 2,270 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
4 2,265 (53.12%) MVC
5 2,122 (49.77%) SQL Server
6 1,789 (41.96%) SQL
7 1,755 (41.16%) JavaScript
8 1,422 (33.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1,389 (32.58%) HTML
10 1,340 (31.43%) CSS
11 1,099 (25.77%) Microsoft
12 1,033 (24.23%) .NET Framework
13 949 (22.26%) TDD
14 861 (20.19%) AngularJS
15 856 (20.08%) Scrum
16 790 (18.53%) jQuery
17 784 (18.39%) ASP.NET Web API
18 716 (16.79%) WCF
19 643 (15.08%) Finance
20 625 (14.66%) Web Services
21 588 (13.79%) Software Engineering
22 556 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
23 554 (12.99%) RESTful
24 544 (12.76%) Web Development
25 527 (12.36%) OO
26 526 (12.34%) Entity Framework
27 524 (12.29%) Web Application Development
28 513 (12.03%) BDD
29 498 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
30 479 (11.23%) Git (software)

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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
1 168 (3.94%) CMS
2 150 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 105 (2.46%) IIS
4 102 (2.39%) Umbraco
5 81 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
6 45 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 41 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 34 (0.80%) EPiServer
9 26 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 18 (0.42%) Confluence
10 18 (0.42%) OpenEdge
11 17 (0.40%) Apache
11 17 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
12 12 (0.28%) Kentico
12 12 (0.28%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.21%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.21%) Drupal
14 9 (0.21%) WordPress
15 8 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 47 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.094%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.023%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 86 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
4 9 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.21%) Visualfiles
5 7 (0.16%) Workfront
6 6 (0.14%) Magento
7 5 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
9 3 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.070%) Sage 200
9 3 (0.070%) SDL Web 8
10 2 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.023%) Movex
11 1 (0.023%) Northgate Housing
11 1 (0.023%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.023%) Sage 50
11 1 (0.023%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 556 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 231 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (1.29%) Office 365
4 38 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
5 34 (0.80%) SaaS
6 33 (0.77%) Google Play
7 25 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (0.42%) GitHub
9 16 (0.38%) Serverless
10 14 (0.33%) PaaS
11 13 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (0.30%) IaaS
11 13 (0.30%) npm
12 12 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.16%) Amazon CloudSearch
14 5 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 3 (0.070%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.070%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.17%) Internet
2 45 (1.06%) Broadband
3 33 (0.77%) SMS
4 26 (0.61%) HTTP
5 22 (0.52%) Intranet
6 17 (0.40%) Firewall
7 14 (0.33%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.26%) WinSCP
9 8 (0.19%) VPN
10 6 (0.14%) DNS
11 5 (0.12%) DHCP
11 5 (0.12%) PPP
12 4 (0.094%) Network Security
12 4 (0.094%) PuTTY
12 4 (0.094%) Skype
12 4 (0.094%) SSL
13 3 (0.070%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.070%) FTP
13 3 (0.070%) VLAN
13 3 (0.070%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,122 (49.77%) SQL Server
2 374 (8.77%) SQL Server 2016
3 250 (5.86%) NoSQL
4 203 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 200 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 180 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 152 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 146 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 144 (3.38%) MySQL
10 87 (2.04%) Relational Database
11 82 (1.92%) RavenDB
12 56 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
13 53 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 53 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 51 (1.20%) Oracle Database
15 45 (1.06%) Big Data
16 42 (0.98%) RDBMS
17 38 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
19 25 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 479 (11.23%) Git (software)
2 371 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 257 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 180 (4.22%) NUnit
5 176 (4.13%) TeamCity
6 144 (3.38%) MSTest
7 122 (2.86%) Selenium
8 97 (2.27%) JIRA
9 93 (2.18%) Subversion
10 78 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 70 (1.64%) Jenkins
12 48 (1.13%) SpecFlow
13 31 (0.73%) Moq
14 30 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 26 (0.61%) WebDriver
16 25 (0.59%) Jasmine
17 24 (0.56%) Grunt
18 22 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
19 20 (0.47%) gulp
20 19 (0.45%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 643 (15.08%) Finance
2 187 (4.39%) Retail
3 160 (3.75%) Advertising
4 159 (3.73%) Games
5 135 (3.17%) Marketing
6 128 (3.00%) Telecoms
7 106 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 60 (1.41%) Electronics
9 59 (1.38%) Law
10 55 (1.29%) Legal
11 43 (1.01%) Back Office
11 43 (1.01%) Banking
12 28 (0.66%) Music Industry
13 25 (0.59%) Automotive
14 15 (0.35%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.16%) Publishing
17 5 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.094%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3,190 (74.81%) Developer
2 2,134 (50.05%) .NET Developer
3 1,159 (27.18%) C# Developer
4 979 (22.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 677 (15.88%) Software Developer
6 527 (12.36%) Senior Developer
7 413 (9.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 399 (9.36%) ASP.NET Developer
9 360 (8.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 348 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 329 (7.72%) C# Software Developer
12 302 (7.08%) Senior .NET Developer
13 246 (5.77%) SQL Developer
14 218 (5.11%) Senior C# Developer
15 205 (4.81%) Web Developer
16 204 (4.78%) Software Engineer
17 194 (4.55%) Junior
18 183 (4.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 177 (4.15%) Junior Developer
20 157 (3.68%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,401 (56.31%) ASP.NET
2 1,422 (33.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,389 (32.58%) HTML
4 1,340 (31.43%) CSS
5 1,033 (24.23%) .NET Framework
6 861 (20.19%) AngularJS
7 790 (18.53%) jQuery
8 784 (18.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 716 (16.79%) WCF
10 625 (14.66%) Web Services
11 554 (12.99%) RESTful
12 526 (12.34%) Entity Framework
13 498 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 475 (11.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 416 (9.76%) WPF
16 411 (9.64%) Node.js
17 386 (9.05%) HTML5
18 323 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
19 314 (7.36%) XML
20 257 (6.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 337 (7.90%) Greenfield Project
2 208 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 174 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 173 (4.06%) Computer Science
5 143 (3.35%) Mobile App
6 109 (2.56%) User Experience
7 100 (2.35%) Fintech
8 68 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 56 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 45 (1.06%) Social Network
11 37 (0.87%) iPad
11 37 (0.87%) NHS
12 35 (0.82%) iPhone
13 25 (0.59%) Social Media
14 23 (0.54%) Tandem
15 21 (0.49%) Digital TV
16 20 (0.47%) Client/Server
17 17 (0.40%) Public Cloud
18 15 (0.35%) BBC
18 15 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 340 (7.97%) Windows
2 119 (2.79%) Android
3 76 (1.78%) Apple iOS
4 68 (1.59%) Linux
5 54 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 44 (1.03%) Unix
7 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.070%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.047%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.047%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.047%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.023%) AIX
11 1 (0.023%) VMS
11 1 (0.023%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,270 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 2,265 (53.12%) MVC
3 949 (22.26%) TDD
4 856 (20.08%) Scrum
5 588 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 544 (12.76%) Web Development
7 527 (12.36%) OO
8 524 (12.29%) Web Application Development
9 513 (12.03%) BDD
10 451 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
11 435 (10.20%) SDLC
12 365 (8.56%) Test Automation
13 296 (6.94%) Mentoring
14 268 (6.29%) Dependency Injection
15 265 (6.21%) Unit Testing
16 254 (5.96%) Kanban
17 225 (5.28%) DevOps
18 221 (5.18%) E-Commerce
19 219 (5.14%) OOP
20 218 (5.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3,568 (83.68%) C#
2 1,789 (41.96%) SQL
3 1,755 (41.16%) JavaScript
4 446 (10.46%) T-SQL
5 378 (8.86%) Java
6 322 (7.55%) Ruby
7 320 (7.50%) VB.NET
8 177 (4.15%) C++
9 171 (4.01%) VB
10 122 (2.86%) Python
11 113 (2.65%) TypeScript
12 98 (2.30%) PL/SQL
13 81 (1.90%) PowerShell
14 79 (1.85%) F#
15 77 (1.81%) PHP
16 62 (1.45%) C
17 59 (1.38%) VBA
18 38 (0.89%) VB6
19 32 (0.75%) Go
20 18 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 348 (8.16%) Degree
2 77 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 28 (0.66%) Security Cleared
6 27 (0.63%) ISEB
7 19 (0.45%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.30%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.23%) CREST Certified
9 10 (0.23%) MCSE
10 9 (0.21%) MCSA
11 8 (0.19%) CCNA
11 8 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.19%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.16%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.16%) MCP
12 7 (0.16%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.14%) CEH
13 6 (0.14%) MCSD
13 6 (0.14%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (3.59%) QA
2 31 (0.73%) SLA
3 13 (0.30%) PMO
4 8 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.094%) GCP
6 4 (0.094%) GDPR
6 4 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.094%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.047%) WAI
8 1 (0.023%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.023%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.023%) HL7
8 1 (0.023%) TickIT
System Software
1 64 (1.50%) Docker
2 27 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.094%) vSphere
4 3 (0.070%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.023%) Brightmail
5 1 (0.023%) Firmware
5 1 (0.023%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 73 (1.71%) Kibana
2 39 (0.91%) WSUS
3 38 (0.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 31 (0.73%) Puppet
5 28 (0.66%) Ansible
5 28 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.49%) Kubernetes
7 17 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 14 (0.33%) Terraform
9 10 (0.23%) SCCM
10 8 (0.19%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.16%) Mesos
12 5 (0.12%) Grafana
12 5 (0.12%) Marathon
12 5 (0.12%) rkt
12 5 (0.12%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.094%) Salt
14 3 (0.070%) Plesk
14 3 (0.070%) SCOM
14 3 (0.070%) WMI
Vendors
1 1,099 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 202 (4.74%) Google
3 198 (4.64%) Oracle
4 130 (3.05%) Twitter
5 106 (2.49%) Xamarin
6 85 (1.99%) Facebook
7 76 (1.78%) Sitecore
8 73 (1.71%) Capita
9 70 (1.64%) SAP
10 28 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (0.47%) Apple
11 20 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 20 (0.47%) WorldPay
12 19 (0.45%) VMware
13 15 (0.35%) DevExpress
13 15 (0.35%) Progress
14 14 (0.33%) Sony
14 14 (0.33%) Yahoo!
15 12 (0.28%) HP
16 11 (0.26%) Adobe