Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 2,683 3,316 4,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 16.76% 17.48% 18.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.44% 45.31% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,272 2,935 3,858
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 6,177 7,319 9,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.59% 38.57% 41.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5,130 6,040 8,480
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +1 1,580 £45,000 - 476
Yorkshire -1 965 £45,000 +5.88% 263
North East -8 140 £42,500 -2.30% 70
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2,190 (81.63%) C#
2 1,227 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1,160 (43.24%) JavaScript
4 1,105 (41.19%) ASP.NET
5 1,084 (40.40%) MVC
6 1,021 (38.05%) SQL Server
7 961 (35.82%) SQL
8 817 (30.45%) Azure
9 696 (25.94%) Microsoft
10 676 (25.20%) AngularJS
11 666 (24.82%) .NET Core
12 646 (24.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 642 (23.93%) HTML
14 583 (21.73%) CSS
15 561 (20.91%) .NET Framework
16 443 (16.51%) TDD
16 443 (16.51%) Software Engineering
17 428 (15.95%) ASP.NET Web API
18 406 (15.13%) Scrum
19 385 (14.35%) DevOps
20 373 (13.90%) Finance
21 354 (13.19%) Microservices
22 335 (12.49%) Web Services
23 318 (11.85%) jQuery
24 312 (11.63%) AWS
24 312 (11.63%) React
25 290 (10.81%) Entity Framework
26 277 (10.32%) Java
27 271 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
28 254 (9.47%) Web Development

.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
1 114 (4.25%) IIS
2 84 (3.13%) CMS
3 60 (2.24%) Umbraco
4 45 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 23 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 20 (0.75%) Confluence
7 19 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 9 (0.34%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.26%) Sitefinity
11 6 (0.22%) Kentico
12 5 (0.19%) Apache
12 5 (0.19%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.15%) Appian
13 4 (0.15%) Drupal
13 4 (0.15%) Mule
14 3 (0.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 30 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 47 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.97%) WebTrends
3 14 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
6 7 (0.26%) Elite 3E
7 6 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.22%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.19%) Sage 50
9 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.11%) Visualfiles
10 2 (0.075%) Aligne
10 2 (0.075%) Epicor Tropos
10 2 (0.075%) Maximo
10 2 (0.075%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.075%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.037%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 817 (30.45%) Azure
2 312 (11.63%) AWS
3 98 (3.65%) SaaS
4 64 (2.39%) GitHub
5 63 (2.35%) Serverless
6 62 (2.31%) Power Platform
7 35 (1.30%) GCP
8 29 (1.08%) PaaS
9 28 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
10 24 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
11 23 (0.86%) Office 365
12 16 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (0.52%) IaaS
14 12 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.37%) Amazon CloudSearch
16 9 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (0.34%) Slack
17 8 (0.30%) Azure Functions
18 6 (0.22%) Amazon ECS
19 5 (0.19%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.45%) Internet
2 22 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 21 (0.78%) Firewall
4 17 (0.63%) AMQP
5 14 (0.52%) SAN
6 12 (0.45%) HTTP
6 12 (0.45%) Wireless
7 11 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (0.34%) Intranet
9 8 (0.30%) DNS
10 6 (0.22%) Bluetooth
10 6 (0.22%) LTE
10 6 (0.22%) MQTT
10 6 (0.22%) WAN
11 5 (0.19%) DAB
11 5 (0.19%) LAN
11 5 (0.19%) NAS
11 5 (0.19%) SMTP
12 4 (0.15%) DHCP
12 4 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,021 (38.05%) SQL Server
2 106 (3.95%) NoSQL
3 98 (3.65%) Relational Database
4 93 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 87 (3.24%) MySQL
6 86 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 74 (2.76%) MongoDB
8 56 (2.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 49 (1.83%) Power BI
10 43 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 37 (1.38%) RDBMS
12 29 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 24 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
17 18 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
19 13 (0.48%) Big Data
19 13 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 222 (8.27%) Git (software)
2 186 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 141 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 108 (4.03%) Selenium
5 78 (2.91%) Jenkins
6 68 (2.53%) JIRA
7 63 (2.35%) NUnit
8 61 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 48 (1.79%) WebDriver
10 42 (1.57%) Maven
11 41 (1.53%) Bitbucket
12 37 (1.38%) JUnit
13 36 (1.34%) Cucumber
14 34 (1.27%) TeamCity
15 31 (1.16%) TestNG
16 30 (1.12%) Hudson
17 26 (0.97%) Appium
18 22 (0.82%) SpecFlow
19 20 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
20 18 (0.67%) MSTest
General
1 373 (13.90%) Finance
2 83 (3.09%) Retail
3 67 (2.50%) Marketing
4 53 (1.98%) Legal
5 40 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 30 (1.12%) Games
7 25 (0.93%) Law
7 25 (0.93%) Public Sector
8 24 (0.89%) Banking
9 22 (0.82%) Advertising
10 18 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 11 (0.41%) Automotive
12 7 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.26%) Back Office
12 7 (0.26%) Housing Association
12 7 (0.26%) Publishing
13 6 (0.22%) Local Government
14 5 (0.19%) Billing
14 5 (0.19%) Military
15 4 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,928 (71.86%) Developer
2 855 (31.87%) .NET Developer
3 771 (28.74%) C# Developer
4 440 (16.40%) Senior Developer
5 397 (14.80%) Software Developer
6 395 (14.72%) C# .NET Developer
7 230 (8.57%) Software Engineer
8 210 (7.83%) Senior .NET Developer
9 147 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
10 135 (5.03%) Lead Developer
11 118 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
12 112 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
13 104 (3.88%) Junior
14 97 (3.62%) Technical Leader
15 90 (3.35%) Junior Developer
15 90 (3.35%) SQL Developer
16 87 (3.24%) .NET Software Developer
17 85 (3.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 81 (3.02%) ASP.NET Developer
19 79 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,105 (41.19%) ASP.NET
2 676 (25.20%) AngularJS
3 666 (24.82%) .NET Core
4 646 (24.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 642 (23.93%) HTML
6 583 (21.73%) CSS
7 561 (20.91%) .NET Framework
8 428 (15.95%) ASP.NET Web API
9 335 (12.49%) Web Services
10 318 (11.85%) jQuery
11 312 (11.63%) React
12 290 (10.81%) Entity Framework
13 233 (8.68%) REST
14 196 (7.31%) RESTful
15 182 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 170 (6.34%) Vue.js
17 169 (6.30%) HTML5
18 155 (5.78%) WCF
19 142 (5.29%) Node.js
19 142 (5.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 271 (10.10%) Greenfield Project
2 141 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 122 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 117 (4.36%) User Experience
5 102 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (1.53%) Cloud Native
8 33 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 31 (1.16%) Data Structures
10 17 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 16 (0.60%) Data Centre
12 14 (0.52%) NHS
13 13 (0.48%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.48%) Private Cloud
14 10 (0.37%) EPoS
14 10 (0.37%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.34%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.34%) Robotics
15 9 (0.34%) Video\Live Streaming
16 8 (0.30%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 190 (7.08%) Windows
2 85 (3.17%) Android
3 72 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 40 (1.49%) Linux
5 23 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (0.60%) Unix
7 15 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.45%) VMS
9 11 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.22%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.19%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.037%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,227 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 1,084 (40.40%) MVC
3 443 (16.51%) Software Engineering
3 443 (16.51%) TDD
4 406 (15.13%) Scrum
5 385 (14.35%) DevOps
6 354 (13.19%) Microservices
7 254 (9.47%) Web Development
8 244 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
9 234 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
10 201 (7.49%) Test Automation
11 186 (6.93%) Mentoring
12 170 (6.34%) BDD
13 169 (6.30%) Unit Testing
14 157 (5.85%) OO
15 153 (5.70%) SDLC
16 135 (5.03%) Computer Science
17 113 (4.21%) SOLID
18 111 (4.14%) Front End Development
19 107 (3.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2,190 (81.63%) C#
2 1,160 (43.24%) JavaScript
3 961 (35.82%) SQL
4 277 (10.32%) Java
5 175 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 151 (5.63%) VB.NET
7 113 (4.21%) Python
8 109 (4.06%) VB
9 99 (3.69%) TypeScript
10 73 (2.72%) PHP
11 68 (2.53%) C++
12 42 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 42 (1.57%) Ruby
13 37 (1.38%) Apex Code
14 33 (1.23%) C
15 30 (1.12%) VB6
16 25 (0.93%) VBA
17 24 (0.89%) VBScript
18 20 (0.75%) Shell Script
19 17 (0.63%) XAML
Qualifications
1 241 (8.98%) Degree
2 55 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.56%) MCSD
6 13 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.41%) DBS Check
8 10 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.30%) ISEB
10 7 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.26%) MCSE
10 7 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.15%) HND
12 4 (0.15%) MCITP
12 4 (0.15%) MCTS
12 4 (0.15%) PhD
13 3 (0.11%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (3.65%) QA
2 49 (1.83%) GDPR
3 38 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.26%) PA-DSS
6 6 (0.22%) SLA
7 3 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.037%) COBIT
8 1 (0.037%) HL7
8 1 (0.037%) NIST
8 1 (0.037%) WCAG
System Software
1 167 (6.22%) Docker
2 20 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 13 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.30%) Firmware
7 4 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 88 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 25 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (0.71%) Ansible
4 18 (0.67%) Terraform
5 14 (0.52%) Puppet
5 14 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.11%) Kibana
6 3 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.075%) Consul
7 2 (0.075%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.075%) Scalr
8 1 (0.037%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.037%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.037%) PowerBroker
8 1 (0.037%) Rancher
8 1 (0.037%) SCCM
8 1 (0.037%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 696 (25.94%) Microsoft
2 122 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 89 (3.32%) Sage
4 73 (2.72%) Oracle
5 48 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 44 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 31 (1.16%) Google
8 28 (1.04%) IBM
9 12 (0.45%) UiPath
10 11 (0.41%) Cisco
11 10 (0.37%) NetApp
12 9 (0.34%) VMware
13 8 (0.30%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.26%) Facebook
14 7 (0.26%) Intapp
14 7 (0.26%) Perforce
14 7 (0.26%) SAP
15 6 (0.22%) Parasoft
15 6 (0.22%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.22%) TOWER Software