Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 4,151 4,581 4,852
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.21% 18.67% 19.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.87% 43.67% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,654 4,150 4,502
North of England median annual salary £43,146 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.87% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,125 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

.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 9,049 10,489 9,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 39.71% 42.74% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,642 8,889 8,293
North of England median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 2,121 £45,000 +12.50% 413
Yorkshire +2 1,666 £43,000 +7.50% 274
North East -2 363 £42,500 +13.33% 64
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 North of England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 3,419 (82.37%) C#
2 2,195 (52.88%) ASP.NET
3 2,174 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
4 2,157 (51.96%) MVC
5 1,903 (45.84%) SQL Server
6 1,865 (44.93%) JavaScript
7 1,615 (38.91%) SQL
8 1,411 (33.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1,330 (32.04%) Microsoft
10 1,305 (31.44%) HTML
11 1,154 (27.80%) CSS
12 994 (23.95%) TDD
13 968 (23.32%) AngularJS
14 924 (22.26%) .NET Framework
15 839 (20.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 819 (19.73%) Scrum
17 807 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 700 (16.86%) Software Engineering
19 687 (16.55%) Finance
20 639 (15.39%) jQuery
21 555 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
22 550 (13.25%) Git (software)
23 541 (13.03%) BDD
24 482 (11.61%) Java
25 476 (11.47%) Entity Framework
26 453 (10.91%) WCF
27 446 (10.74%) Web Development
27 446 (10.74%) RESTful
28 444 (10.70%) Web Services
29 422 (10.17%) Unit Testing

.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
1 174 (4.19%) IIS
2 149 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 134 (3.23%) CMS
4 105 (2.53%) Umbraco
5 70 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
6 59 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 25 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (0.58%) EPiServer
9 19 (0.46%) Confluence
9 19 (0.46%) NServiceBus
10 17 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 17 (0.41%) Sitefinity
11 14 (0.34%) Kentico
12 13 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.31%) OpenEdge
13 12 (0.29%) Apache
13 12 (0.29%) OpenStack
13 12 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.26%) CloudStack
14 11 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 44 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.22%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
7 5 (0.12%) InDesign
8 4 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.072%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.048%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 82 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.24%) Elite 3E
4 10 (0.24%) Workfront
5 8 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.096%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.072%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.072%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.048%) Infor LN
10 1 (0.024%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.024%) Carpe Diem
10 1 (0.024%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.024%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 807 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 378 (9.11%) Amazon AWS
3 113 (2.72%) SaaS
4 64 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 56 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
6 36 (0.87%) Google Play
7 34 (0.82%) PaaS
8 31 (0.75%) Office 365
9 26 (0.63%) GitHub
10 25 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (0.53%) IaaS
12 12 (0.29%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.29%) npm
12 12 (0.29%) NuGet
13 10 (0.24%) Serverless
14 9 (0.22%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.19%) Sage Pay
16 7 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
17 6 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (2.38%) Internet
2 38 (0.92%) HTTP
3 35 (0.84%) Intranet
4 22 (0.53%) SMS
5 21 (0.51%) Broadband
6 20 (0.48%) Hyperconnected
7 19 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.39%) Firewall
8 16 (0.39%) SSL
9 10 (0.24%) DNS
10 7 (0.17%) WAN
11 6 (0.14%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.14%) X.509
12 5 (0.12%) Skype
12 5 (0.12%) VPN
13 3 (0.072%) FTP
13 3 (0.072%) RFID
13 3 (0.072%) RTP
14 2 (0.048%) RS-232
14 2 (0.048%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,903 (45.84%) SQL Server
2 377 (9.08%) SQL Server 2016
3 206 (4.96%) NoSQL
4 165 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 160 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 150 (3.61%) MySQL
7 131 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 114 (2.75%) Relational Database
9 91 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 80 (1.93%) RavenDB
11 78 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
12 66 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 50 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
14 49 (1.18%) Big Data
15 40 (0.96%) RDBMS
15 40 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
16 39 (0.94%) Power BI
16 39 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
17 32 (0.77%) Hadoop
17 32 (0.77%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 550 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 382 (9.20%) Visual Studio
3 299 (7.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 180 (4.34%) Selenium
5 173 (4.17%) JIRA
6 151 (3.64%) NUnit
7 110 (2.65%) Jenkins
8 106 (2.55%) TeamCity
9 103 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
10 86 (2.07%) Subversion
11 77 (1.85%) MSTest
12 66 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
13 59 (1.42%) SpecFlow
14 53 (1.28%) Grunt
15 52 (1.25%) Bitbucket
16 46 (1.11%) gulp
17 44 (1.06%) Jasmine
18 40 (0.96%) Cucumber
19 37 (0.89%) Protractor
20 33 (0.79%) Moq
General
1 687 (16.55%) Finance
2 202 (4.87%) Retail
3 162 (3.90%) Games
4 156 (3.76%) Advertising
5 121 (2.91%) Marketing
6 81 (1.95%) Manufacturing
7 60 (1.45%) Legal
8 49 (1.18%) Automotive
9 46 (1.11%) Banking
10 45 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 27 (0.65%) Electronics
12 24 (0.58%) Law
13 23 (0.55%) Back Office
14 20 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.39%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.31%) Investment Banking
17 12 (0.29%) Music Industry
18 11 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
19 6 (0.14%) Publishing
20 4 (0.096%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 3,100 (74.68%) Developer
2 1,935 (46.62%) .NET Developer
3 1,234 (29.73%) C# Developer
4 924 (22.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 586 (14.12%) Senior Developer
6 547 (13.18%) Software Developer
7 401 (9.66%) ASP.NET Developer
8 355 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 349 (8.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 343 (8.26%) Senior .NET Developer
11 271 (6.53%) .NET Software Developer
12 256 (6.17%) Software Engineer
13 246 (5.93%) C# Software Developer
13 246 (5.93%) SQL Developer
14 242 (5.83%) Senior C# Developer
15 197 (4.75%) Junior
16 177 (4.26%) Junior Developer
17 175 (4.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 158 (3.81%) Analyst
19 156 (3.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,195 (52.88%) ASP.NET
2 1,411 (33.99%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,305 (31.44%) HTML
4 1,154 (27.80%) CSS
5 968 (23.32%) AngularJS
6 924 (22.26%) .NET Framework
7 839 (20.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 639 (15.39%) jQuery
9 476 (11.47%) Entity Framework
10 453 (10.91%) WCF
11 446 (10.74%) RESTful
12 444 (10.70%) Web Services
13 404 (9.73%) HTML5
14 365 (8.79%) React
15 358 (8.62%) .NET Core
16 299 (7.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 289 (6.96%) Node.js
18 286 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 253 (6.09%) WPF
20 241 (5.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 404 (9.73%) Greenfield Project
2 326 (7.85%) Enterprise Software
3 236 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 158 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 157 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 130 (3.13%) User Experience
7 122 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
8 90 (2.17%) Fintech
9 76 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 53 (1.28%) N-Tier
11 34 (0.82%) Public Cloud
12 33 (0.79%) Driving Licence
13 32 (0.77%) iPhone
14 31 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 27 (0.65%) NHS
15 27 (0.65%) Social Media
16 25 (0.60%) Social Network
17 24 (0.58%) Replication
18 23 (0.55%) EPoS
19 15 (0.36%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 305 (7.35%) Windows
2 159 (3.83%) Android
3 95 (2.29%) Apple iOS
4 75 (1.81%) Linux
5 57 (1.37%) Windows Server
6 35 (0.84%) Unix
7 13 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 12 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.096%) Solaris
13 3 (0.072%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.072%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.072%) VMS
14 2 (0.048%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.024%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.024%) VME
15 1 (0.024%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,174 (52.37%) Agile Software Development
2 2,157 (51.96%) MVC
3 994 (23.95%) TDD
4 819 (19.73%) Scrum
5 700 (16.86%) Software Engineering
6 555 (13.37%) Continuous Integration
7 541 (13.03%) BDD
8 446 (10.74%) Web Development
9 422 (10.17%) Unit Testing
10 414 (9.97%) OO
11 403 (9.71%) Web Application Development
12 395 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
13 394 (9.49%) SDLC
14 375 (9.03%) Test Automation
15 331 (7.97%) DevOps
16 296 (7.13%) Mentoring
17 246 (5.93%) Kanban
18 229 (5.52%) OOP
19 204 (4.91%) SOLID
20 198 (4.77%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3,419 (82.37%) C#
2 1,865 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 1,615 (38.91%) SQL
4 482 (11.61%) Java
5 369 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 315 (7.59%) VB.NET
7 190 (4.58%) Python
8 182 (4.38%) Ruby
9 180 (4.34%) C++
10 160 (3.85%) PHP
11 158 (3.81%) TypeScript
11 158 (3.81%) VB
12 125 (3.01%) PowerShell
13 90 (2.17%) C
14 81 (1.95%) PL/SQL
15 58 (1.40%) VBA
16 57 (1.37%) VB6
17 46 (1.11%) Bash Shell
18 39 (0.94%) Objective-C
19 34 (0.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 300 (7.23%) Degree
2 73 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (0.67%) Security Cleared
5 24 (0.58%) MCSE
6 20 (0.48%) MCP
6 20 (0.48%) MCSA
7 17 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.39%) CISSP
8 16 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 16 (0.39%) SC Cleared
9 12 (0.29%) CCNA
9 12 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.29%) SANS
10 11 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.26%) ISEB
10 11 (0.26%) MCSD
11 10 (0.24%) GIAC
11 10 (0.24%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (0.24%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (4.67%) QA
2 30 (0.72%) GDPR
3 24 (0.58%) SLA
4 18 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.17%) GCP
8 5 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.048%) HL7
10 1 (0.024%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.024%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.024%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 114 (2.75%) Docker
2 33 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.58%) vSphere
4 11 (0.26%) Xen
4 11 (0.26%) XenServer
5 10 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.19%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.072%) Firmware
9 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.024%) HDFS
9 1 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (1.23%) Ansible
1 51 (1.23%) Puppet
2 42 (1.01%) Kubernetes
3 40 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (0.77%) Terraform
5 23 (0.55%) Kibana
5 23 (0.55%) Salt
6 22 (0.53%) SCCM
7 20 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
8 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.17%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.17%) SmoothWall
9 5 (0.12%) WSUS
10 4 (0.096%) Istio
10 4 (0.096%) Nagios
11 3 (0.072%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 3 (0.072%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.072%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.072%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1,330 (32.04%) Microsoft
2 257 (6.19%) Xamarin
3 217 (5.23%) Google
4 184 (4.43%) Oracle
5 95 (2.29%) Twitter
6 83 (2.00%) Sitecore
7 62 (1.49%) Capita
7 62 (1.49%) Facebook
8 54 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 42 (1.01%) SAP
10 21 (0.51%) MuleSoft
11 20 (0.48%) HP
12 17 (0.41%) Apple
13 14 (0.34%) Intapp
13 14 (0.34%) Lotus
13 14 (0.34%) webMethods
14 13 (0.31%) Cisco
15 12 (0.29%) Adobe
15 12 (0.29%) Tableau
16 11 (0.26%) DevExpress