Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 4196 4864 5873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 17.93% 19.67% 20.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.24% 50.54% 50.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3743 4542 5327
North of England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 9705 9624 11564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.47% 38.92% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8149 8419 9832
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 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
North West -2 2478 £42,500 +6.25% 173
Yorkshire -4 1507 £40,000 - 131
North East -1 214 £40,000 +6.67% 31
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 North of England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 3457 (82.39%) C#
2 2353 (56.08%) ASP.NET
3 2224 (53.00%) SQL Server
4 2202 (52.48%) MVC
5 2074 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
6 1888 (45.00%) SQL
7 1702 (40.56%) JavaScript
8 1469 (35.01%) HTML
9 1330 (31.70%) CSS
10 1325 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1085 (25.86%) Microsoft
12 1011 (24.09%) .NET Framework
13 912 (21.73%) TDD
14 880 (20.97%) AngularJS
15 861 (20.52%) jQuery
16 796 (18.97%) Web Services
17 787 (18.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 760 (18.11%) Scrum
19 686 (16.35%) WCF
20 643 (15.32%) Finance
21 580 (13.82%) Web Development
22 566 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
23 554 (13.20%) Software Engineering
24 525 (12.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 514 (12.25%) Entity Framework
26 459 (10.94%) OO
27 456 (10.87%) HTML5
27 456 (10.87%) Degree
28 451 (10.75%) RESTful
29 449 (10.70%) Visual Studio

.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
1 188 (4.48%) CMS
2 131 (3.12%) IIS
3 112 (2.67%) Umbraco
4 103 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 72 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 66 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 47 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 43 (1.02%) EPiServer
9 38 (0.91%) Apache Spark
10 35 (0.83%) Apache
11 23 (0.55%) Confluence
12 22 (0.52%) Drupal
13 20 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 18 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
16 16 (0.38%) Kentico
16 16 (0.38%) NServiceBus
17 15 (0.36%) OpenEdge
17 15 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
18 13 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.17%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.095%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.095%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.048%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.048%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 45 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.60%) Aligne
2 25 (0.60%) Maximo
3 14 (0.33%) Visualfiles
4 13 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 6 (0.14%) Magento
5 6 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.095%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.095%) SDL Web 8
7 4 (0.095%) Workfront
8 2 (0.048%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.048%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.048%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.024%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.024%) FastStats
9 1 (0.024%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.024%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 566 (13.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 267 (6.36%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (1.95%) SaaS
4 53 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 32 (0.76%) GitHub
6 30 (0.71%) Google Play
7 29 (0.69%) Office 365
8 27 (0.64%) npm
9 20 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.24%) Heroku
11 7 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
11 7 (0.17%) PaaS
12 6 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.14%) Serverless
13 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.095%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 4 (0.095%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.62%) Internet
2 55 (1.31%) HTTP
3 35 (0.83%) SMS
4 27 (0.64%) Broadband
5 19 (0.45%) Firewall
6 17 (0.41%) Intranet
7 13 (0.31%) Ethernet
8 11 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 11 (0.26%) Wireless
9 10 (0.24%) WinSCP
10 9 (0.21%) FTP
10 9 (0.21%) RS-232
11 7 (0.17%) AMQP
12 6 (0.14%) PPP
12 6 (0.14%) SSL
13 5 (0.12%) Skype
14 4 (0.095%) LLU
14 4 (0.095%) PuTTY
15 3 (0.071%) DHCP
16 2 (0.048%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2224 (53.00%) SQL Server
2 240 (5.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 219 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 211 (5.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 200 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 196 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 192 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 176 (4.19%) MongoDB
9 163 (3.88%) MySQL
10 136 (3.24%) Relational Database
11 88 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
12 78 (1.86%) Big Data
13 75 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 72 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
15 67 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
16 60 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
17 57 (1.36%) Oracle Database
18 56 (1.33%) RavenDB
19 55 (1.31%) RDBMS
20 51 (1.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 449 (10.70%) Visual Studio
2 417 (9.94%) Git (software)
3 258 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 201 (4.79%) TeamCity
5 168 (4.00%) NUnit
6 153 (3.65%) Subversion
7 133 (3.17%) Selenium
8 121 (2.88%) JIRA
8 121 (2.88%) MSTest
9 111 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 76 (1.81%) Jenkins
11 58 (1.38%) SpecFlow
12 50 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 35 (0.83%) gulp
14 33 (0.79%) Grunt
15 25 (0.60%) ReSharper
15 25 (0.60%) SoapUI
16 23 (0.55%) Protractor
16 23 (0.55%) WebDriver
17 20 (0.48%) Cucumber
General
1 643 (15.32%) Finance
2 209 (4.98%) Marketing
3 168 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 155 (3.69%) Games
5 152 (3.62%) Retail
6 144 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 105 (2.50%) Electronics
8 103 (2.45%) Advertising
9 60 (1.43%) Law
10 55 (1.31%) Legal
11 47 (1.12%) Back Office
12 35 (0.83%) Banking
13 29 (0.69%) Music Industry
14 21 (0.50%) Automotive
15 17 (0.41%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 10 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.17%) Publishing
18 2 (0.048%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.048%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3100 (73.88%) Developer
2 2026 (48.28%) .NET Developer
3 1241 (29.58%) C# Developer
4 1006 (23.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 617 (14.70%) Software Developer
6 501 (11.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 498 (11.87%) Senior Developer
8 451 (10.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 379 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 369 (8.79%) .NET Software Developer
11 310 (7.39%) C# Software Developer
12 304 (7.24%) Senior .NET Developer
13 253 (6.03%) SQL Developer
14 212 (5.05%) Software Engineer
15 198 (4.72%) Senior C# Developer
16 191 (4.55%) Web Developer
17 188 (4.48%) Junior
18 168 (4.00%) Analyst
19 166 (3.96%) Junior Developer
20 161 (3.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2353 (56.08%) ASP.NET
2 1469 (35.01%) HTML
3 1330 (31.70%) CSS
4 1325 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1011 (24.09%) .NET Framework
6 880 (20.97%) AngularJS
7 861 (20.52%) jQuery
8 796 (18.97%) Web Services
9 787 (18.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 686 (16.35%) WCF
11 525 (12.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 514 (12.25%) Entity Framework
13 456 (10.87%) HTML5
14 451 (10.75%) RESTful
15 424 (10.10%) XML
16 396 (9.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 361 (8.60%) WPF
18 357 (8.51%) Node.js
19 311 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
20 267 (6.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 282 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
2 239 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 210 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 146 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
5 139 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 124 (2.96%) User Experience
7 104 (2.48%) N-Tier
8 103 (2.45%) iPad
9 88 (2.10%) Fintech
10 76 (1.81%) Management Information System
11 45 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 39 (0.93%) NHS
13 33 (0.79%) iPhone
14 30 (0.71%) Social Network
15 26 (0.62%) Data Structures
16 25 (0.60%) Digital Media
17 23 (0.55%) Life Science
18 19 (0.45%) Digital TV
19 18 (0.43%) Blog
20 17 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 391 (9.32%) Windows
2 132 (3.15%) Linux
3 117 (2.79%) Android
4 83 (1.98%) Unix
5 70 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 68 (1.62%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.17%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
11 6 (0.14%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.095%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.071%) AIX
13 3 (0.071%) Solaris
13 3 (0.071%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.048%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2202 (52.48%) MVC
2 2074 (49.43%) Agile Software Development
3 912 (21.73%) TDD
4 760 (18.11%) Scrum
5 580 (13.82%) Web Development
6 554 (13.20%) Software Engineering
7 459 (10.94%) OO
8 441 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
9 439 (10.46%) Web Application Development
10 435 (10.37%) SDLC
11 381 (9.08%) BDD
12 361 (8.60%) Test Automation
13 299 (7.13%) Mentoring
14 276 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
15 245 (5.84%) Unit Testing
16 240 (5.72%) OOP
17 234 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
18 220 (5.24%) DevOps
19 213 (5.08%) SOLID
20 204 (4.86%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3457 (82.39%) C#
2 1888 (45.00%) SQL
3 1702 (40.56%) JavaScript
4 436 (10.39%) Java
5 430 (10.25%) T-SQL
6 336 (8.01%) VB.NET
7 270 (6.43%) Ruby
8 193 (4.60%) C++
9 178 (4.24%) VB
10 153 (3.65%) Python
11 108 (2.57%) PHP
11 108 (2.57%) TypeScript
12 80 (1.91%) PowerShell
13 77 (1.84%) C
14 75 (1.79%) PL/SQL
15 72 (1.72%) F#
16 56 (1.33%) VBA
17 55 (1.31%) Go
18 53 (1.26%) VB6
19 40 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 456 (10.87%) Degree
2 109 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (0.95%) ISEB
5 34 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 33 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 18 (0.43%) Master's Degree
8 15 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (0.33%) DBS Check
9 14 (0.33%) MCP
9 14 (0.33%) SC Cleared
10 10 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.19%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.19%) HND
11 8 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.12%) CEH
13 5 (0.12%) CREST Certified
13 5 (0.12%) MCSE
13 5 (0.12%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (3.34%) QA
2 39 (0.93%) SLA
3 11 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.17%) PMO
5 6 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.12%) WAI
7 4 (0.095%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.071%) GDPR
8 3 (0.071%) JTAG
8 3 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.048%) COBIT
9 2 (0.048%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.024%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.024%) HL7
10 1 (0.024%) TickIT
System Software
1 59 (1.41%) Docker
2 32 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.19%) vSphere
5 6 (0.14%) Firmware
6 4 (0.095%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.071%) XenServer
8 2 (0.048%) Xen
9 1 (0.024%) Brightmail
9 1 (0.024%) KVM
9 1 (0.024%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 64 (1.53%) Puppet
2 61 (1.45%) Kibana
3 55 (1.31%) Ansible
3 55 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 26 (0.62%) WSUS
5 22 (0.52%) Mesos
6 13 (0.31%) Grafana
6 13 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (0.24%) SCCM
8 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.17%) ZENworks
9 6 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
9 6 (0.14%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.14%) Nagios
10 5 (0.12%) Opsview
11 4 (0.095%) Perfmon
12 3 (0.071%) Graphite
12 3 (0.071%) Marathon
12 3 (0.071%) rkt
Vendors
1 1085 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 226 (5.39%) Oracle
3 141 (3.36%) SAP
4 139 (3.31%) Google
5 90 (2.14%) Sitecore
6 85 (2.03%) Xamarin
7 63 (1.50%) Facebook
8 25 (0.60%) Infor
8 25 (0.60%) Twitter
9 24 (0.57%) IBM
9 24 (0.57%) Splunk
10 23 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 20 (0.48%) VMware
12 16 (0.38%) Progress
13 13 (0.31%) Adobe
13 13 (0.31%) Capita
13 13 (0.31%) hybris
13 13 (0.31%) Red Hat
14 12 (0.29%) Actian
14 12 (0.29%) DevExpress