Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 3,414 4,308 4,721
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 17.63% 18.03% 19.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.65% 43.31% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,020 3,842 4,412
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,204 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 7,478 9,947 9,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.62% 41.62% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6,171 8,461 8,427
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 January 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 22 January 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 0 1,904 £45,000 +5.88% 507
Yorkshire +2 1,304 £42,500 - 402
North East -6 210 £42,000 +5.00% 91
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 2,906 (85.12%) C#
2 1,775 (51.99%) ASP.NET
3 1,691 (49.53%) MVC
4 1,675 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
5 1,653 (48.42%) JavaScript
6 1,616 (47.33%) SQL Server
7 1,405 (41.15%) SQL
8 1,182 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 1,150 (33.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,097 (32.13%) HTML
11 997 (29.20%) CSS
12 875 (25.63%) AngularJS
13 850 (24.90%) TDD
14 777 (22.76%) Microsoft Azure
15 708 (20.74%) .NET Framework
16 674 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 653 (19.13%) Scrum
18 620 (18.16%) Software Engineering
19 521 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
20 488 (14.29%) jQuery
21 471 (13.80%) Greenfield Project
22 466 (13.65%) BDD
23 464 (13.59%) Finance
24 378 (11.07%) Git (software)
25 375 (10.98%) Web Services
25 375 (10.98%) .NET Core
26 369 (10.81%) Visual Studio
26 369 (10.81%) WCF
27 362 (10.60%) RESTful
28 361 (10.57%) Entity Framework

.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
1 158 (4.63%) IIS
2 139 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 105 (3.08%) CMS
4 74 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
5 48 (1.41%) Umbraco
6 43 (1.26%) Confluence
7 34 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (0.82%) NServiceBus
9 27 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 25 (0.73%) JBoss
11 23 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 20 (0.59%) Jetty
13 17 (0.50%) Apache
14 14 (0.41%) Kentico
15 11 (0.32%) nginx
16 10 (0.29%) EPiServer
17 9 (0.26%) Drupal
17 9 (0.26%) Sitefinity
17 9 (0.26%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.41%) Chatbot
3 14 (0.41%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.059%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.029%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.029%) GIMP
7 1 (0.029%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.029%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 75 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.29%) Visualfiles
4 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.15%) Magento
6 3 (0.088%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.088%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.059%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.059%) SAP BPC
7 2 (0.059%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.029%) BPCS
8 1 (0.029%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.029%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 777 (22.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 238 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (1.79%) SaaS
4 58 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (1.05%) Office 365
6 34 (1.00%) Serverless
7 33 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
8 29 (0.85%) Google Play
8 29 (0.85%) PaaS
9 27 (0.79%) GitHub
10 21 (0.62%) NuGet
11 13 (0.38%) Sage Pay
12 11 (0.32%) Azure Functions
12 11 (0.32%) IaaS
13 9 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.23%) Force.com
15 7 (0.21%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.21%) npm
16 6 (0.18%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 120 (3.51%) Internet
2 33 (0.97%) Broadband
3 27 (0.79%) Intranet
4 20 (0.59%) Hyperconnected
5 15 (0.44%) HTTP
6 11 (0.32%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.29%) FTP
8 9 (0.26%) VPN
9 8 (0.23%) SSL
10 7 (0.21%) Firewall
11 6 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.18%) SMS
12 5 (0.15%) VoIP
13 4 (0.12%) 4G
13 4 (0.12%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.059%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.059%) Unified Communications
15 1 (0.029%) Bluetooth
15 1 (0.029%) Ethernet
15 1 (0.029%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,616 (47.33%) SQL Server
2 318 (9.31%) SQL Server 2016
3 195 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 131 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 128 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 108 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 105 (3.08%) MySQL
8 93 (2.72%) Relational Database
9 67 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 63 (1.85%) RavenDB
11 59 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 55 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 40 (1.17%) RDBMS
14 39 (1.14%) Power BI
15 32 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
16 29 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (0.73%) Oracle Database
18 23 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
19 22 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
20 18 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 378 (11.07%) Git (software)
2 369 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 261 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 124 (3.63%) Selenium
5 112 (3.28%) JIRA
6 87 (2.55%) NUnit
7 65 (1.90%) MSTest
8 55 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 53 (1.55%) Subversion
10 47 (1.38%) Jenkins
11 46 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
12 39 (1.14%) gulp
13 38 (1.11%) Grunt
14 34 (1.00%) Bitbucket
15 30 (0.88%) SpecFlow
16 29 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
17 26 (0.76%) SoapUI
18 21 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 20 (0.59%) Cucumber
20 18 (0.53%) Jasmine
General
1 464 (13.59%) Finance
2 185 (5.42%) Games
3 97 (2.84%) Retail
4 82 (2.40%) Advertising
5 79 (2.31%) Marketing
6 64 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 53 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.08%) Banking
9 22 (0.64%) Legal
10 19 (0.56%) Automotive
11 15 (0.44%) Electronics
12 14 (0.41%) Back Office
13 13 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.38%) Law
14 8 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.15%) Front Office
16 4 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.088%) Multimedia
18 2 (0.059%) French Language
18 2 (0.059%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 2,670 (78.21%) Developer
2 1,637 (47.95%) .NET Developer
3 1,178 (34.50%) C# Developer
4 853 (24.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 474 (13.88%) Software Developer
6 446 (13.06%) Senior Developer
7 377 (11.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 351 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 348 (10.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 245 (7.18%) .NET Software Developer
11 236 (6.91%) C# Software Developer
12 227 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
13 205 (6.00%) Lead Developer
14 196 (5.74%) SQL Developer
15 172 (5.04%) Software Engineer
16 170 (4.98%) Senior C# Developer
17 134 (3.93%) Web Developer
18 127 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
19 117 (3.43%) Junior
20 116 (3.40%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,775 (51.99%) ASP.NET
2 1,150 (33.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,097 (32.13%) HTML
4 997 (29.20%) CSS
5 875 (25.63%) AngularJS
6 708 (20.74%) .NET Framework
7 674 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 488 (14.29%) jQuery
9 375 (10.98%) .NET Core
9 375 (10.98%) Web Services
10 369 (10.81%) WCF
11 362 (10.60%) RESTful
12 361 (10.57%) Entity Framework
13 333 (9.75%) HTML5
14 287 (8.41%) React
15 264 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 250 (7.32%) XML
17 240 (7.03%) WPF
18 214 (6.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 207 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 471 (13.80%) Greenfield Project
2 345 (10.11%) Enterprise Software
3 163 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (4.01%) User Experience
5 123 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 108 (3.16%) Fintech
7 93 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
8 49 (1.44%) Social Media
9 41 (1.20%) PMI
10 36 (1.05%) Driving Licence
11 31 (0.91%) Management Information System
11 31 (0.91%) N-Tier
12 28 (0.82%) iPhone
13 26 (0.76%) Social Network
14 25 (0.73%) BBC
14 25 (0.73%) Tandem
15 22 (0.64%) NHS
16 20 (0.59%) Data Structures
17 19 (0.56%) Public Cloud
17 19 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 279 (8.17%) Windows
2 123 (3.60%) Android
3 76 (2.23%) Apple iOS
4 52 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 42 (1.23%) Linux
6 19 (0.56%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.50%) Unix
8 10 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.23%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.18%) Solaris
11 3 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.088%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.059%) Debian
12 2 (0.059%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.059%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.029%) CentOS
13 1 (0.029%) MVS
13 1 (0.029%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.029%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,691 (49.53%) MVC
2 1,675 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
3 850 (24.90%) TDD
4 653 (19.13%) Scrum
5 620 (18.16%) Software Engineering
6 521 (15.26%) Continuous Integration
7 466 (13.65%) BDD
8 354 (10.37%) Web Application Development
9 321 (9.40%) OO
10 303 (8.88%) Web Development
11 287 (8.41%) SDLC
11 287 (8.41%) Unit Testing
12 266 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
13 265 (7.76%) Test Automation
14 246 (7.21%) Kanban
15 242 (7.09%) DevOps
16 221 (6.47%) Dependency Injection
17 213 (6.24%) Pair Programming
18 204 (5.98%) Mentoring
19 202 (5.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2,906 (85.12%) C#
2 1,653 (48.42%) JavaScript
3 1,405 (41.15%) SQL
4 342 (10.02%) T-SQL
5 316 (9.26%) Java
6 174 (5.10%) VB.NET
7 159 (4.66%) TypeScript
8 154 (4.51%) C++
9 113 (3.31%) Python
10 112 (3.28%) PHP
11 106 (3.10%) Ruby
12 85 (2.49%) VB
13 69 (2.02%) PowerShell
14 63 (1.85%) PL/SQL
15 56 (1.64%) C
16 34 (1.00%) VBA
17 30 (0.88%) VB6
18 17 (0.50%) Objective-C
19 14 (0.41%) Perl
20 13 (0.38%) Go
Qualifications
1 286 (8.38%) Degree
2 67 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 37 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (0.70%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.47%) ISEB
7 15 (0.44%) DBS Check
8 14 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.18%) CISSP
10 6 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.15%) MCP
11 5 (0.15%) Security Cleared
11 5 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.12%) HND
12 4 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.088%) CISM
13 3 (0.088%) MCSD
13 3 (0.088%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.088%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (3.90%) QA
2 30 (0.88%) GDPR
3 20 (0.59%) SLA
4 13 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.23%) HL7
5 8 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 98 (2.87%) Docker
2 25 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.088%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.088%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.088%) vSphere
5 2 (0.059%) Firmware
5 2 (0.059%) GlusterFS
5 2 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.029%) HDFS
6 1 (0.029%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.029%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.029%) Xen
6 1 (0.029%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (0.67%) Kubernetes
2 13 (0.38%) Terraform
3 11 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (0.23%) Puppet
5 7 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.18%) SCCM
6 6 (0.18%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.15%) Mesos
7 5 (0.15%) Rancher
8 4 (0.12%) Ansible
8 4 (0.12%) cPanel
9 3 (0.088%) Kibana
9 3 (0.088%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.059%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.059%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.059%) Istio
10 2 (0.059%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.059%) Salt
10 2 (0.059%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.059%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,182 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 173 (5.07%) Xamarin
3 136 (3.98%) Google
4 106 (3.10%) Oracle
5 79 (2.31%) Facebook
6 74 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 36 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (0.97%) Apple
9 31 (0.91%) SAP
10 27 (0.79%) Twitter
11 25 (0.73%) Sony
11 25 (0.73%) Yahoo!
12 21 (0.62%) Telerik
13 20 (0.59%) Tableau
14 18 (0.53%) IBM
15 16 (0.47%) webMethods
16 12 (0.35%) Software AG
17 11 (0.32%) Citrix
17 11 (0.32%) ServiceNow
18 9 (0.26%) DevExpress