Period
to 4 August 2020

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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,589 2,810 4,284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 17.00% 14.50% 18.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.14% 39.78% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,559 2,636 4,139
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 3,862 7,063 9,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.31% 36.45% 40.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,340 5,605 7,963
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

.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 4 August 2020.

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 4 August 2020. 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 +3 969 £50,000 +11.11% 241
Yorkshire -2 532 £45,000 +5.88% 102
North East -3 90 £42,500 -5.56% 37
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2020, 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 1,270 (79.92%) C#
2 690 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
3 670 (42.16%) JavaScript
4 587 (36.94%) SQL Server
5 551 (34.68%) Azure
6 546 (34.36%) MVC
7 538 (33.86%) ASP.NET
8 517 (32.54%) .NET Core
9 513 (32.28%) SQL
10 418 (26.31%) AngularJS
11 406 (25.55%) HTML
12 398 (25.05%) Microsoft
13 376 (23.66%) CSS
14 342 (21.52%) .NET Framework
15 333 (20.96%) Software Engineering
16 324 (20.39%) DevOps
17 279 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web API
18 257 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 245 (15.42%) TDD
20 224 (14.10%) React
21 211 (13.28%) Microservices
22 201 (12.65%) AWS
23 196 (12.33%) Finance
24 167 (10.51%) Git (software)
25 157 (9.88%) Entity Framework
26 149 (9.38%) Web Development
27 148 (9.31%) Scrum
27 148 (9.31%) Web Services
28 147 (9.25%) jQuery
29 145 (9.13%) Greenfield Project

.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 67 (4.22%) CMS
2 46 (2.89%) IIS
3 30 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 30 (1.89%) Umbraco
4 29 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 17 (1.07%) NServiceBus
6 13 (0.82%) EPiServer
7 12 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (0.69%) Apache
9 6 (0.38%) Liferay
10 5 (0.31%) JBoss
10 5 (0.31%) nginx
10 5 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.31%) Orchard CMS
10 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.25%) Mule
11 4 (0.25%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (0.82%) Chatbot
2 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.50%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.25%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.19%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.063%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.063%) Magento
6 1 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 551 (34.68%) Azure
2 201 (12.65%) AWS
3 45 (2.83%) GitHub
4 39 (2.45%) GCP
5 36 (2.27%) Power Platform
5 36 (2.27%) Serverless
6 31 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
6 31 (1.95%) SaaS
7 21 (1.32%) Office 365
8 20 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
10 13 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (0.82%) npm
11 12 (0.76%) Logic Apps
12 10 (0.63%) PaaS
13 9 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.50%) IaaS
14 8 (0.50%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.32%) Internet
2 19 (1.20%) Skype
3 16 (1.01%) Intranet
4 14 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.69%) Firewall
6 9 (0.57%) HTTP
6 9 (0.57%) SSL
6 9 (0.57%) Wireless
7 8 (0.50%) Bluetooth
7 8 (0.50%) LTE
7 8 (0.50%) MQTT
7 8 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.44%) VPN
9 4 (0.25%) AMQP
9 4 (0.25%) LAN
10 3 (0.19%) Network Security
10 3 (0.19%) RFID
10 3 (0.19%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.063%) VLAN
11 1 (0.063%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 587 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 63 (3.96%) NoSQL
2 63 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 51 (3.21%) MongoDB
4 45 (2.83%) MySQL
5 43 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (2.20%) Power BI
8 25 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 15 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
13 11 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
13 11 (0.69%) Hadoop
13 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 167 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 103 (6.48%) Visual Studio
3 79 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (4.41%) Selenium
5 67 (4.22%) NUnit
6 62 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 52 (3.27%) Jenkins
8 50 (3.15%) JIRA
9 49 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 25 (1.57%) SpecFlow
11 22 (1.38%) Subversion
12 17 (1.07%) WebDriver
13 15 (0.94%) MSTest
14 14 (0.88%) Cypress.io
15 13 (0.82%) JUnit
15 13 (0.82%) Maven
16 12 (0.76%) Cucumber
16 12 (0.76%) Eclipse
16 12 (0.76%) Protractor
17 11 (0.69%) SoapUI
General
1 196 (12.33%) Finance
2 56 (3.52%) Retail
3 33 (2.08%) Law
4 32 (2.01%) Public Sector
5 30 (1.89%) Marketing
6 24 (1.51%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.45%) Games
8 19 (1.20%) Banking
9 18 (1.13%) Local Government
10 17 (1.07%) Automotive
11 14 (0.88%) Legal
12 12 (0.76%) Electronics
13 11 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.69%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.44%) Back Office
15 5 (0.31%) Advertising
15 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.13%) Housing Association
17 1 (0.063%) Billing
17 1 (0.063%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 1,110 (69.86%) Developer
2 571 (35.93%) .NET Developer
3 347 (21.84%) C# Developer
4 328 (20.64%) Software Developer
5 260 (16.36%) Senior Developer
6 220 (13.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 176 (11.08%) Software Engineer
8 136 (8.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 116 (7.30%) .NET Software Developer
10 115 (7.24%) C# Software Developer
11 97 (6.10%) Lead Developer
12 87 (5.48%) Architect
13 76 (4.78%) Full Stack Developer
14 75 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
15 70 (4.41%) .NET Software Engineer
15 70 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
15 70 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
16 68 (4.28%) Angular Developer
17 63 (3.96%) Junior
17 63 (3.96%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (33.86%) ASP.NET
2 517 (32.54%) .NET Core
3 418 (26.31%) AngularJS
4 406 (25.55%) HTML
5 376 (23.66%) CSS
6 342 (21.52%) .NET Framework
7 279 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 257 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 224 (14.10%) React
10 157 (9.88%) Entity Framework
11 148 (9.31%) Web Services
12 147 (9.25%) jQuery
13 125 (7.87%) HTML5
14 119 (7.49%) REST
15 100 (6.29%) Vue.js
16 99 (6.23%) Node.js
17 92 (5.79%) WCF
18 83 (5.22%) RESTful
19 81 (5.10%) XML
20 63 (3.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 145 (9.13%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (5.35%) User Experience
4 75 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 69 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
6 53 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.38%) Virtual Team
8 20 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.13%) Cloud Native
10 16 (1.01%) NHS
11 12 (0.76%) Social Media
12 10 (0.63%) Driving Licence
12 10 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (0.57%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.57%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.50%) Blog
14 8 (0.50%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.44%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (4.91%) Windows
2 45 (2.83%) Linux
3 35 (2.20%) Android
4 26 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.25%) Debian
8 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.13%) Unix
10 1 (0.063%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.063%) MVS
10 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 690 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 546 (34.36%) MVC
3 333 (20.96%) Software Engineering
4 324 (20.39%) DevOps
5 245 (15.42%) TDD
6 211 (13.28%) Microservices
7 149 (9.38%) Web Development
8 148 (9.31%) Scrum
9 142 (8.94%) Problem-Solving
10 141 (8.87%) OO
10 141 (8.87%) Test Automation
11 133 (8.37%) Unit Testing
12 130 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
13 118 (7.43%) BDD
14 113 (7.11%) SDLC
15 102 (6.42%) Mentoring
16 86 (5.41%) SOLID
17 72 (4.53%) OOP
18 63 (3.96%) Computer Science
19 55 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,270 (79.92%) C#
2 670 (42.16%) JavaScript
3 513 (32.28%) SQL
4 134 (8.43%) Java
5 112 (7.05%) TypeScript
6 101 (6.36%) VB.NET
7 75 (4.72%) T-SQL
8 65 (4.09%) C++
8 65 (4.09%) Python
9 45 (2.83%) VB
10 42 (2.64%) C
11 38 (2.39%) PHP
12 35 (2.20%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.51%) Ruby
14 20 (1.26%) PL/SQL
15 18 (1.13%) ES6
16 15 (0.94%) VB6
17 13 (0.82%) VBScript
18 12 (0.76%) X++
19 10 (0.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 126 (7.93%) Degree
2 27 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.07%) TOGAF Certification
4 12 (0.76%) MCSD
4 12 (0.76%) PhD
4 12 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.63%) DBS Check
5 10 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.25%) MCPD
8 3 (0.19%) CSSLP
8 3 (0.19%) GIAC
8 3 (0.19%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.19%) SANS
9 2 (0.13%) HND
9 2 (0.13%) ISEB
10 1 (0.063%) CISSP
10 1 (0.063%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (6.61%) QA
2 17 (1.07%) GDPR
2 17 (1.07%) SLA
3 12 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.25%) NIST
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.13%) GAMP
6 2 (0.13%) WCAG
7 1 (0.063%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.063%) PMO
7 1 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 97 (6.10%) Docker
2 11 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.50%) Firmware
5 5 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.25%) Gluster
6 4 (0.25%) GlusterFS
6 4 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.25%) vSphere
6 4 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 62 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 26 (1.64%) Terraform
3 15 (0.94%) Grafana
4 12 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.76%) Puppet
5 10 (0.63%) Ansible
6 5 (0.31%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.25%) IBM BigFix
7 4 (0.25%) Kibana
7 4 (0.25%) SCCM
7 4 (0.25%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.063%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.063%) Nagios
9 1 (0.063%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.063%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 398 (25.05%) Microsoft
2 48 (3.02%) Xamarin
3 47 (2.96%) Oracle
4 39 (2.45%) Sitecore
5 27 (1.70%) Google
6 19 (1.20%) Splunk
7 13 (0.82%) SAP
7 13 (0.82%) webMethods
8 12 (0.76%) TOWER Software
8 12 (0.76%) VMware
9 10 (0.63%) IBM
10 8 (0.50%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.44%) DevExpress
11 7 (0.44%) New Relic
11 7 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.38%) Alteryx
12 6 (0.38%) Autodesk
12 6 (0.38%) McAfee
12 6 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (0.38%) Workday