Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 4,506 4,730 4,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.94% 19.57% 19.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.42% 45.85% 49.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,038 4,326 4,356
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,375 £57,500
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 9,920 10,317 9,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.69% 42.68% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8,485 8,952 8,243
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -3 2,313 £42,500 +6.25% 394
Yorkshire -1 1,778 £42,500 +6.25% 280
North East -2 413 £42,500 +21.43% 58
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 3,742 (83.04%) C#
2 2,456 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
3 2,424 (53.79%) ASP.NET
4 2,352 (52.20%) MVC
5 2,156 (47.85%) SQL Server
6 1,876 (41.63%) JavaScript
7 1,784 (39.59%) SQL
8 1,532 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1,409 (31.27%) HTML
10 1,400 (31.07%) Microsoft
11 1,294 (28.72%) CSS
12 1,084 (24.06%) TDD
13 1,047 (23.24%) .NET Framework
14 999 (22.17%) AngularJS
15 878 (19.49%) ASP.NET Web API
15 878 (19.49%) Scrum
16 808 (17.93%) Microsoft Azure
17 748 (16.60%) Finance
18 717 (15.91%) jQuery
19 691 (15.34%) Software Engineering
20 657 (14.58%) WCF
21 654 (14.51%) BDD
22 635 (14.09%) Git (software)
23 596 (13.23%) RESTful
24 569 (12.63%) Web Services
25 558 (12.38%) OO
26 547 (12.14%) Entity Framework
27 537 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
28 510 (11.32%) Java
29 501 (11.12%) Web Application 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
1 167 (3.71%) CMS
2 164 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 144 (3.20%) IIS
4 114 (2.53%) Umbraco
5 72 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 71 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
7 30 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (0.58%) EPiServer
9 25 (0.55%) NServiceBus
10 24 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 17 (0.38%) Sitefinity
13 14 (0.31%) Apache
13 14 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.27%) OpenEdge
15 11 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.20%) Kentico
17 8 (0.18%) nginx
17 8 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 51 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 9 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 6 (0.13%) InDesign
8 6 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.044%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.022%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 118 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.42%) Elite 3E
4 16 (0.36%) Workfront
5 10 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 5 (0.11%) Magento
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.11%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.067%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.022%) Carpe Diem
11 1 (0.022%) Movex
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.022%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 808 (17.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 394 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (2.13%) SaaS
4 74 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
5 54 (1.20%) Office 365
6 39 (0.87%) Google Play
7 37 (0.82%) PaaS
8 35 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 33 (0.73%) GitHub
10 29 (0.64%) IaaS
11 20 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (0.33%) npm
12 15 (0.33%) Serverless
13 13 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
14 9 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 9 (0.20%) NuGet
15 8 (0.18%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 5 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
17 5 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 60 (1.33%) Internet
2 38 (0.84%) HTTP
3 32 (0.71%) Broadband
4 25 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 24 (0.53%) Intranet
6 20 (0.44%) DNS
6 20 (0.44%) SMS
7 19 (0.42%) Firewall
8 13 (0.29%) VPN
8 13 (0.29%) WAN
9 11 (0.24%) SSL
10 8 (0.18%) DHCP
11 7 (0.16%) Hyperconnected
12 6 (0.13%) FTP
12 6 (0.13%) X.509
13 5 (0.11%) Skype
14 4 (0.089%) Ethernet
14 4 (0.089%) IPsec
14 4 (0.089%) LAN
14 4 (0.089%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,156 (47.85%) SQL Server
2 470 (10.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 269 (5.97%) NoSQL
4 193 (4.28%) MongoDB
5 166 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 146 (3.24%) MySQL
7 118 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 110 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
9 108 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 104 (2.31%) Relational Database
11 90 (2.00%) RavenDB
12 60 (1.33%) Big Data
13 51 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 51 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 48 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 44 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
16 43 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 34 (0.75%) Hadoop
18 31 (0.69%) Oracle Database
19 28 (0.62%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 635 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 434 (9.63%) Visual Studio
3 293 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 190 (4.22%) NUnit
5 160 (3.55%) JIRA
6 152 (3.37%) Selenium
7 130 (2.89%) TeamCity
8 122 (2.71%) Jenkins
9 110 (2.44%) MSTest
10 104 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
11 94 (2.09%) Subversion
12 55 (1.22%) Jasmine
13 52 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
14 51 (1.13%) SpecFlow
15 44 (0.98%) Protractor
16 43 (0.95%) MSBuild
17 42 (0.93%) Bitbucket
17 42 (0.93%) Moq
18 35 (0.78%) SoapUI
19 34 (0.75%) Grunt
General
1 748 (16.60%) Finance
2 262 (5.81%) Retail
3 226 (5.02%) Advertising
4 168 (3.73%) Games
5 141 (3.13%) Marketing
6 87 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 76 (1.69%) Legal
7 76 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 59 (1.31%) Automotive
9 53 (1.18%) Banking
10 41 (0.91%) Law
11 36 (0.80%) Electronics
12 27 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 26 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 24 (0.53%) Back Office
15 20 (0.44%) Financial Institution
15 20 (0.44%) Music Industry
16 9 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.13%) Publishing
18 5 (0.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3,331 (73.92%) Developer
2 2,166 (48.07%) .NET Developer
3 1,206 (26.76%) C# Developer
4 957 (21.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 614 (13.63%) Software Developer
6 609 (13.52%) Senior Developer
7 397 (8.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 354 (7.86%) Senior .NET Developer
9 351 (7.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 348 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 313 (6.95%) .NET Software Developer
12 277 (6.15%) C# Software Developer
13 273 (6.06%) Software Engineer
14 254 (5.64%) SQL Developer
15 249 (5.53%) Senior C# Developer
16 198 (4.39%) Junior
17 190 (4.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 186 (4.13%) Junior Developer
19 172 (3.82%) Analyst
20 167 (3.71%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,424 (53.79%) ASP.NET
2 1,532 (34.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,409 (31.27%) HTML
4 1,294 (28.72%) CSS
5 1,047 (23.24%) .NET Framework
6 999 (22.17%) AngularJS
7 878 (19.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 717 (15.91%) jQuery
9 657 (14.58%) WCF
10 596 (13.23%) RESTful
11 569 (12.63%) Web Services
12 547 (12.14%) Entity Framework
13 454 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 413 (9.17%) Node.js
15 384 (8.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 378 (8.39%) HTML5
17 341 (7.57%) React
18 308 (6.84%) WPF
19 287 (6.37%) KnockoutJS
20 258 (5.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 415 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
2 257 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 252 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 171 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 157 (3.48%) Mobile App
5 157 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
6 130 (2.89%) User Experience
7 121 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 106 (2.35%) Fintech
9 44 (0.98%) N-Tier
10 39 (0.87%) Social Network
11 38 (0.84%) iPhone
12 37 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 27 (0.60%) NHS
14 26 (0.58%) Tandem
15 25 (0.55%) Public Cloud
15 25 (0.55%) Replication
16 22 (0.49%) Social Media
17 19 (0.42%) Driving Licence
18 12 (0.27%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 392 (8.70%) Windows
2 116 (2.57%) Android
3 92 (2.04%) Linux
4 71 (1.58%) Windows Server
5 69 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 39 (0.87%) Unix
7 12 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.067%) OpenVMS
11 3 (0.067%) VMS
12 2 (0.044%) AIX
12 2 (0.044%) Solaris
12 2 (0.044%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.022%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.022%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.022%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,456 (54.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2,352 (52.20%) MVC
3 1,084 (24.06%) TDD
4 878 (19.49%) Scrum
5 691 (15.34%) Software Engineering
6 654 (14.51%) BDD
7 558 (12.38%) OO
8 537 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
9 501 (11.12%) Web Application Development
10 485 (10.76%) Web Development
11 458 (10.16%) SDLC
12 390 (8.66%) Unit Testing
13 380 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
14 351 (7.79%) Test Automation
15 305 (6.77%) DevOps
16 290 (6.44%) Mentoring
17 267 (5.93%) Kanban
18 248 (5.50%) OOP
18 248 (5.50%) SOLID
19 224 (4.97%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 3,742 (83.04%) C#
2 1,876 (41.63%) JavaScript
3 1,784 (39.59%) SQL
4 510 (11.32%) Java
5 485 (10.76%) T-SQL
6 377 (8.37%) VB.NET
7 309 (6.86%) Ruby
8 210 (4.66%) C++
9 202 (4.48%) Python
10 182 (4.04%) VB
11 181 (4.02%) TypeScript
12 139 (3.08%) PowerShell
13 123 (2.73%) PHP
14 98 (2.17%) C
15 82 (1.82%) PL/SQL
16 58 (1.29%) VBA
17 50 (1.11%) F#
18 45 (1.00%) Perl
19 44 (0.98%) Bash Shell
20 35 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 335 (7.43%) Degree
2 89 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 27 (0.60%) MCSA
5 27 (0.60%) MCSE
6 23 (0.51%) MCP
7 22 (0.49%) ISEB
7 22 (0.49%) Security Cleared
8 15 (0.33%) CISSP
8 15 (0.33%) SC Cleared
9 13 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 11 (0.24%) CCNA
10 11 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (0.20%) CSSLP
12 8 (0.18%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.16%) HNC
13 7 (0.16%) MCSD
14 6 (0.13%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (3.77%) QA
2 14 (0.31%) SLA
3 13 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.29%) GCP
4 10 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.20%) GDPR
6 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.067%) PMO
10 2 (0.044%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.022%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 101 (2.24%) Docker
2 57 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.33%) vSphere
5 11 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.13%) Xen
7 6 (0.13%) XenServer
8 4 (0.089%) Firmware
9 3 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.022%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.022%) HDFS
10 1 (0.022%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (1.26%) Ansible
2 50 (1.11%) Kibana
3 48 (1.07%) Puppet
4 45 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 43 (0.95%) Kubernetes
6 28 (0.62%) Terraform
7 21 (0.47%) WSUS
8 20 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 18 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 16 (0.36%) SmoothWall
11 14 (0.31%) Prometheus
12 10 (0.22%) Salt
13 9 (0.20%) SCCM
14 8 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
15 5 (0.11%) CA Wily
15 5 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
16 4 (0.089%) Marathon
16 4 (0.089%) Mesos
16 4 (0.089%) Rancher
16 4 (0.089%) rkt
Vendors
1 1,400 (31.07%) Microsoft
2 251 (5.57%) Google
3 203 (4.51%) Xamarin
4 188 (4.17%) Oracle
5 143 (3.17%) Twitter
6 109 (2.42%) Sitecore
7 85 (1.89%) Capita
8 68 (1.51%) Facebook
9 66 (1.46%) SAP
10 51 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
11 34 (0.75%) VMware
12 32 (0.71%) WorldPay
13 25 (0.55%) HP
14 19 (0.42%) Intapp
15 16 (0.36%) Reuters
16 15 (0.33%) Sage
17 14 (0.31%) Apple
17 14 (0.31%) Cisco
18 12 (0.27%) Sony
18 12 (0.27%) Yahoo!