Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,479 2,495 3,076
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 12.56% 17.42% 16.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.76% 44.56% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,329 2,150 2,704
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,743 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

.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 4,381 5,599 7,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 37.22% 39.09% 37.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,725 4,779 5,869
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.80% +7.00%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in the North of England over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 -6 747 £50,000 +5.26% 330
Yorkshire -6 589 £44,000 -2.22% 184
North East +5 143 £41,695 +2.95% 69
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 1,119 (75.66%) C#
2 635 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
3 594 (40.16%) SQL
4 591 (39.96%) JavaScript
5 565 (38.20%) Azure
6 544 (36.78%) .NET Core
7 530 (35.84%) MVC
8 476 (32.18%) SQL Server
9 453 (30.63%) ASP.NET
10 364 (24.61%) HTML
11 339 (22.92%) CSS
11 339 (22.92%) Software Engineering
12 303 (20.49%) .NET Framework
13 291 (19.68%) Microsoft
14 277 (18.73%) DevOps
15 222 (15.01%) AngularJS
16 216 (14.60%) AWS
16 216 (14.60%) TDD
17 205 (13.86%) Finance
18 204 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
19 195 (13.18%) React
20 168 (11.36%) Mentoring
21 165 (11.16%) Microservices
22 156 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
23 154 (10.41%) Test Automation
24 151 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
25 146 (9.87%) Scrum
25 146 (9.87%) Web Development
26 144 (9.74%) Git (software)
27 133 (8.99%) Docker

.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 94 (6.36%) CMS
2 49 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
3 47 (3.18%) IIS
4 32 (2.16%) Umbraco
5 26 (1.76%) Confluence
6 20 (1.35%) Kentico
6 20 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 18 (1.22%) EPiServer
8 13 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (0.88%) WordPress
9 7 (0.47%) OpenEdge
10 6 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.34%) Apache
11 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.27%) nginx
12 4 (0.27%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.14%) JBoss
14 2 (0.14%) WinCC
Applications
1 17 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.068%) Blender
4 1 (0.068%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.068%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 12 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.68%) nopCommerce
3 5 (0.34%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.27%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.068%) Infor LN
6 1 (0.068%) Magento
6 1 (0.068%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.068%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 565 (38.20%) Azure
2 216 (14.60%) AWS
3 57 (3.85%) SaaS
4 52 (3.52%) GCP
5 51 (3.45%) Serverless
6 30 (2.03%) Azure Service Fabric
7 29 (1.96%) Power Platform
8 27 (1.83%) PaaS
9 23 (1.56%) Azure Service Bus
9 23 (1.56%) Microsoft 365
10 15 (1.01%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 15 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.95%) IaaS
12 13 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (0.88%) GitHub
13 10 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.68%) Azure Storage
14 9 (0.61%) Azure Stack
15 8 (0.54%) Azure Logic Apps
16 7 (0.47%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.54%) Firewall
1 8 (0.54%) Network Security
1 8 (0.54%) Wireless
2 7 (0.47%) Internet
3 5 (0.34%) HTTP
4 4 (0.27%) DNS
4 4 (0.27%) LAN
4 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.20%) FTP
5 3 (0.20%) Skype
6 2 (0.14%) CTI
6 2 (0.14%) DHCP
6 2 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.14%) SNMP
6 2 (0.14%) Softphone
6 2 (0.14%) VLAN
6 2 (0.14%) WAN
7 1 (0.068%) Intranet
7 1 (0.068%) RFID
7 1 (0.068%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 476 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 36 (2.43%) NoSQL
4 34 (2.30%) MySQL
5 30 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 27 (1.83%) SQL Server 2016
8 23 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (1.49%) Power BI
10 21 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (0.81%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.61%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (0.54%) Big Data
16 8 (0.54%) Informix
17 7 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 144 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 120 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 84 (5.68%) Selenium
4 52 (3.52%) JIRA
5 39 (2.64%) SpecFlow
6 33 (2.23%) Bitbucket
7 32 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (1.69%) JMeter
8 25 (1.69%) Postman
8 25 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
9 23 (1.56%) TeamCity
10 22 (1.49%) MSTest
11 20 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
12 17 (1.15%) Jenkins
13 15 (1.01%) git-flow
14 14 (0.95%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.95%) NUnit
15 12 (0.81%) GitLab
15 12 (0.81%) Katalon Studio
15 12 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 205 (13.86%) Finance
2 43 (2.91%) Public Sector
3 39 (2.64%) Law
4 37 (2.50%) Retail
5 26 (1.76%) Games
5 26 (1.76%) Legal
6 17 (1.15%) Back Office
7 14 (0.95%) Marketing
8 13 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.81%) Local Government
10 9 (0.61%) Automotive
11 8 (0.54%) Banking
12 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.34%) Billing
14 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.27%) Front Office
14 4 (0.27%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.14%) Advertising
15 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,025 (69.30%) Developer
2 518 (35.02%) .NET Developer
3 303 (20.49%) C# Developer
4 236 (15.96%) Software Developer
5 231 (15.62%) Senior Developer
6 174 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 139 (9.40%) Senior .NET Developer
8 124 (8.38%) Software Engineer
9 91 (6.15%) C# Software Developer
10 84 (5.68%) .NET Software Developer
11 67 (4.53%) Architect
12 66 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
13 61 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
14 59 (3.99%) Web Developer
15 50 (3.38%) SQL Developer
16 49 (3.31%) Senior Software Developer
17 45 (3.04%) Tester
18 43 (2.91%) Lead Developer
18 43 (2.91%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 40 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 544 (36.78%) .NET Core
2 453 (30.63%) ASP.NET
3 364 (24.61%) HTML
4 339 (22.92%) CSS
5 303 (20.49%) .NET Framework
6 222 (15.01%) AngularJS
7 204 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 195 (13.18%) React
9 156 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 130 (8.79%) Web Services
11 125 (8.45%) HTML5
11 125 (8.45%) jQuery
12 108 (7.30%) Node.js
13 93 (6.29%) REST
14 92 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 84 (5.68%) CSS3
15 84 (5.68%) Entity Framework
15 84 (5.68%) Vue.js
16 68 (4.60%) XML
17 59 (3.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 151 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
2 111 (7.51%) Greenfield Project
3 85 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 79 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
5 64 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
6 58 (3.92%) User Experience
7 33 (2.23%) Organisational Skills
8 26 (1.76%) NHS
9 23 (1.56%) Management Information System
10 20 (1.35%) Public Cloud
11 18 (1.22%) Blog
11 18 (1.22%) Cloud Native
12 8 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
12 8 (0.54%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.47%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.47%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.41%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.41%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (6.83%) Windows
2 45 (3.04%) Linux
3 38 (2.57%) Windows Server
4 15 (1.01%) Apple iOS
5 14 (0.95%) Android
6 7 (0.47%) Windows 10
6 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (0.41%) Unix
7 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.14%) CentOS
8 2 (0.14%) Fedora
8 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.068%) VMS
9 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.068%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 530 (35.84%) MVC
3 339 (22.92%) Software Engineering
4 277 (18.73%) DevOps
5 216 (14.60%) TDD
6 168 (11.36%) Mentoring
7 165 (11.16%) Microservices
8 154 (10.41%) Test Automation
9 146 (9.87%) Scrum
9 146 (9.87%) Web Development
10 126 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
11 118 (7.98%) Unit Testing
12 112 (7.57%) SDLC
13 96 (6.49%) SOLID
14 75 (5.07%) API Development
14 75 (5.07%) E-Commerce
15 71 (4.80%) OO
16 69 (4.67%) Coaching
17 68 (4.60%) OOP
18 65 (4.39%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 1,119 (75.66%) C#
2 594 (40.16%) SQL
3 591 (39.96%) JavaScript
4 131 (8.86%) T-SQL
5 100 (6.76%) Java
6 99 (6.69%) TypeScript
7 56 (3.79%) VB.NET
8 46 (3.11%) Python
9 27 (1.83%) Go
10 26 (1.76%) PowerShell
11 24 (1.62%) C
12 23 (1.56%) C++
12 23 (1.56%) PHP
13 20 (1.35%) VB
14 11 (0.74%) Ruby
15 9 (0.61%) VBScript
16 8 (0.54%) PL/SQL
17 6 (0.41%) Assembly Language
17 6 (0.41%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 98 (6.63%) Degree
2 29 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.22%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.81%) PhD
6 10 (0.68%) MCSE
7 7 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.41%) MCSA
8 6 (0.41%) MCTS
8 6 (0.41%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) CISSP
9 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.14%) CCNA
10 2 (0.14%) CCNP
10 2 (0.14%) CISA
10 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.068%) GIAC
11 1 (0.068%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.67%) QA
2 10 (0.68%) WAI
3 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.54%) SLA
5 4 (0.27%) GDPR
6 3 (0.20%) GRC
7 1 (0.068%) COBIT
7 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 133 (8.99%) Docker
2 11 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.068%) HDFS
5 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 29 (1.96%) Terraform
3 10 (0.68%) Puppet
4 7 (0.47%) HP Fortify
5 6 (0.41%) Ansible
6 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.14%) WMI
8 1 (0.068%) Grafana
8 1 (0.068%) Nagios
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.068%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.068%) Rancher
8 1 (0.068%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 291 (19.68%) Microsoft
2 71 (4.80%) Sitecore
3 68 (4.60%) Oracle
4 34 (2.30%) Xamarin
5 24 (1.62%) Atlassian
6 16 (1.08%) Google
7 12 (0.81%) Splunk
8 11 (0.74%) VMware
9 7 (0.47%) DevExpress
9 7 (0.47%) HP
10 6 (0.41%) Dynatrace
10 6 (0.41%) OutSystems
10 6 (0.41%) SAP
11 5 (0.34%) Telerik
12 4 (0.27%) Alteryx
12 4 (0.27%) AppDynamics
12 4 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
12 4 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.27%) SnapLogic
13 3 (0.20%) Sage