Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 2,767 3,945 4,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.61% 18.06% 18.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.11% 46.55% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,340 3,451 3,939
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

.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 6,898 8,475 10,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 36.42% 38.80% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,500 7,089 8,420
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,550 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 +1 1,528 £45,000 - 409
Yorkshire -1 1,061 £42,500 -1.90% 266
North East -5 180 £43,500 +2.35% 48
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 North of England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 2,310 (83.48%) C#
2 1,275 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1,228 (44.38%) JavaScript
4 1,211 (43.77%) ASP.NET
5 1,189 (42.97%) SQL
6 1,140 (41.20%) SQL Server
7 1,119 (40.44%) MVC
8 840 (30.36%) Microsoft
9 757 (27.36%) Azure
10 727 (26.27%) HTML
11 647 (23.38%) CSS
12 606 (21.90%) ASP.NET MVC
13 566 (20.46%) Software Engineering
14 546 (19.73%) AngularJS
15 530 (19.15%) .NET Framework
16 518 (18.72%) .NET Core
17 465 (16.81%) jQuery
18 409 (14.78%) DevOps
19 394 (14.24%) TDD
20 384 (13.88%) Degree
21 374 (13.52%) Scrum
22 357 (12.90%) Java
23 329 (11.89%) Finance
24 325 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web API
25 313 (11.31%) Git (software)
26 289 (10.44%) Web Services
27 277 (10.01%) AWS
28 274 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
29 262 (9.47%) React
30 247 (8.93%) Web Development

.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
1 109 (3.94%) CMS
2 104 (3.76%) IIS
3 89 (3.22%) Umbraco
4 65 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 29 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 26 (0.94%) Confluence
6 26 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 19 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.51%) NServiceBus
9 14 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (0.47%) Drupal
11 11 (0.40%) Apache
12 10 (0.36%) Kentico
13 9 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.18%) WordPress
15 4 (0.14%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.14%) EPiServer
15 4 (0.14%) MS Exchange
15 4 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.22%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.14%) EngageOne
4 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.036%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 58 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.80%) WebTrends
3 19 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
6 7 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.11%) Maximo
8 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.072%) Aligne
9 2 (0.072%) Magento
9 2 (0.072%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.072%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 757 (27.36%) Azure
2 277 (10.01%) AWS
3 104 (3.76%) SaaS
4 48 (1.73%) Serverless
5 44 (1.59%) Power Platform
6 35 (1.26%) GCP
6 35 (1.26%) GitHub
7 30 (1.08%) Office 365
8 23 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
9 21 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (0.72%) PaaS
11 17 (0.61%) IaaS
12 12 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.36%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.29%) Azure Functions
16 6 (0.22%) Asana
16 6 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (0.22%) PowerApps
17 5 (0.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.71%) Broadband
2 31 (1.12%) Internet
3 19 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.54%) HTTP
5 14 (0.51%) Firewall
6 9 (0.33%) DNS
6 9 (0.33%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.29%) SAN
7 8 (0.29%) WAN
8 7 (0.25%) Network Security
8 7 (0.25%) Skype
9 6 (0.22%) DHCP
9 6 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 6 (0.22%) LLU
10 4 (0.14%) LAN
10 4 (0.14%) NAS
10 4 (0.14%) SMTP
10 4 (0.14%) VPN
11 3 (0.11%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,140 (41.20%) SQL Server
2 162 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 131 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (3.90%) MySQL
5 100 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 67 (2.42%) NoSQL
7 56 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 52 (1.88%) MongoDB
9 45 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (1.41%) Power BI
12 35 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
12 35 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
13 32 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 31 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
15 26 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
16 25 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
16 25 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
17 20 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 313 (11.31%) Git (software)
2 238 (8.60%) Visual Studio
3 154 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 103 (3.72%) Selenium
5 84 (3.04%) JIRA
6 81 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 64 (2.31%) SoapUI
8 54 (1.95%) TeamCity
9 46 (1.66%) NUnit
10 43 (1.55%) Jenkins
11 41 (1.48%) Grunt
11 41 (1.48%) gulp
12 38 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
13 35 (1.26%) Subversion
14 30 (1.08%) IBM UrbanCode
15 27 (0.98%) webpack
16 24 (0.87%) SpecFlow
17 22 (0.80%) WebDriver
18 20 (0.72%) Bitbucket
19 19 (0.69%) Mercurial
General
1 329 (11.89%) Finance
2 117 (4.23%) Marketing
3 75 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 72 (2.60%) Retail
5 65 (2.35%) Banking
6 53 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 45 (1.63%) Legal
8 42 (1.52%) Public Sector
9 23 (0.83%) Games
10 10 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.36%) Law
11 9 (0.33%) Local Government
12 8 (0.29%) Billing
13 7 (0.25%) Housing Association
13 7 (0.25%) Publishing
14 6 (0.22%) Automotive
15 5 (0.18%) Back Office
15 5 (0.18%) Electronics
15 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,994 (72.06%) Developer
2 962 (34.77%) .NET Developer
3 920 (33.25%) C# Developer
4 578 (20.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 516 (18.65%) Software Developer
6 458 (16.55%) Senior Developer
7 243 (8.78%) Senior .NET Developer
8 231 (8.35%) Software Engineer
9 229 (8.28%) C# Software Developer
10 227 (8.20%) Senior C# Developer
11 175 (6.32%) .NET Software Developer
12 160 (5.78%) SQL Developer
13 151 (5.46%) ASP.NET Developer
14 142 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 142 (5.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 141 (5.10%) Programmer
16 134 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 132 (4.77%) C# Programmer
18 118 (4.26%) Junior
19 115 (4.16%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,211 (43.77%) ASP.NET
2 727 (26.27%) HTML
3 647 (23.38%) CSS
4 606 (21.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 546 (19.73%) AngularJS
6 530 (19.15%) .NET Framework
7 518 (18.72%) .NET Core
8 465 (16.81%) jQuery
9 325 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 289 (10.44%) Web Services
11 262 (9.47%) React
12 234 (8.46%) Entity Framework
13 231 (8.35%) REST
14 226 (8.17%) XML
15 192 (6.94%) WCF
16 172 (6.22%) RESTful
17 151 (5.46%) HTML5
17 151 (5.46%) SOAP
18 149 (5.38%) Vue.js
19 143 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 192 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
2 162 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
3 122 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (3.90%) User Experience
5 97 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 77 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (1.23%) NHS
8 31 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 31 (1.12%) Robotics
9 27 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 19 (0.69%) Cloud Native
11 17 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 16 (0.58%) Digital Media
13 13 (0.47%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.40%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.40%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.29%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.29%) EPoS
15 8 (0.29%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.29%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 206 (7.44%) Windows
2 106 (3.83%) Android
3 65 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 57 (2.06%) Linux
5 43 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 23 (0.83%) Unix
7 16 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (0.43%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.18%) CentOS
12 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.072%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.036%) DC/OS
14 1 (0.036%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,275 (46.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1,119 (40.44%) MVC
3 566 (20.46%) Software Engineering
4 409 (14.78%) DevOps
5 394 (14.24%) TDD
6 374 (13.52%) Scrum
7 274 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
8 247 (8.93%) Web Development
9 237 (8.57%) Microservices
10 229 (8.28%) Test Automation
11 212 (7.66%) SDLC
12 206 (7.44%) Mentoring
13 201 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
14 193 (6.98%) Unit Testing
15 179 (6.47%) OO
16 163 (5.89%) BDD
17 161 (5.82%) Computer Science
18 126 (4.55%) SOLID
19 125 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
20 122 (4.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2,310 (83.48%) C#
2 1,228 (44.38%) JavaScript
3 1,189 (42.97%) SQL
4 357 (12.90%) Java
5 240 (8.67%) T-SQL
6 179 (6.47%) VB.NET
7 135 (4.88%) C++
8 116 (4.19%) VB
9 111 (4.01%) TypeScript
10 102 (3.69%) PowerShell
11 99 (3.58%) Python
12 83 (3.00%) PHP
13 56 (2.02%) VBA
14 41 (1.48%) Apex Code
15 37 (1.34%) C
16 32 (1.16%) Ruby
17 26 (0.94%) PL/SQL
18 21 (0.76%) Scala
18 21 (0.76%) VB6
19 18 (0.65%) ES6
Qualifications
1 384 (13.88%) Degree
2 56 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 34 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 23 (0.83%) HND
7 11 (0.40%) ISEB
7 11 (0.40%) Master's Degree
7 11 (0.40%) MCP
8 6 (0.22%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.18%) MCSD
9 5 (0.18%) Postgraduate
9 5 (0.18%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
10 4 (0.14%) MCSE
11 3 (0.11%) CCNA
11 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.036%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (5.10%) QA
2 26 (0.94%) GDPR
3 18 (0.65%) SLA
4 9 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.22%) PMO
6 2 (0.072%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.072%) FINRA
6 2 (0.072%) MiFID
7 1 (0.036%) COBIT
System Software
1 130 (4.70%) Docker
2 30 (1.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 24 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.072%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.072%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 58 (2.10%) Kubernetes
2 30 (1.08%) Tivoli
3 24 (0.87%) CA Service Virtualization
4 17 (0.61%) Terraform
5 9 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (0.29%) Ansible
7 6 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.22%) Puppet
7 6 (0.22%) SCCM
8 5 (0.18%) Rancher
9 3 (0.11%) Consul
9 3 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.11%) SCOM
9 3 (0.11%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.072%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.072%) cPanel
10 2 (0.072%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.072%) Kibana
10 2 (0.072%) logstash
Vendors
1 840 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 89 (3.22%) Xamarin
3 71 (2.57%) Oracle
3 71 (2.57%) Sage
4 70 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 53 (1.92%) Google
6 48 (1.73%) Pega
7 46 (1.66%) IBM
8 37 (1.34%) Sitecore
9 25 (0.90%) CA
10 14 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 13 (0.47%) TIBCO
12 11 (0.40%) Avid
12 11 (0.40%) SAP
12 11 (0.40%) VMware
13 10 (0.36%) iManage
14 9 (0.33%) Cisco
14 9 (0.33%) Nintex
14 9 (0.33%) OutSystems
15 7 (0.25%) Sparx