Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 3,884 4,250 4,869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.09% 18.01% 19.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.85% 43.38% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,406 3,795 4,530
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 8,290 9,798 9,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 38.60% 41.53% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,873 8,227 8,406
North of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -1 2,101 £45,000 +5.88% 528
Yorkshire +2 1,506 £43,146 +7.87% 362
North East 0 277 £42,500 +6.25% 86
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 3,241 (83.44%) C#
2 1,961 (50.49%) ASP.NET
3 1,946 (50.10%) MVC
4 1,941 (49.97%) Agile Software Development
5 1,803 (46.42%) SQL Server
6 1,794 (46.19%) JavaScript
7 1,537 (39.57%) SQL
8 1,300 (33.47%) Microsoft
9 1,254 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,224 (31.51%) HTML
11 1,079 (27.78%) CSS
12 960 (24.72%) TDD
13 906 (23.33%) AngularJS
14 864 (22.25%) .NET Framework
15 815 (20.98%) Microsoft Azure
16 788 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 753 (19.39%) Scrum
18 689 (17.74%) Software Engineering
19 618 (15.91%) Finance
20 589 (15.16%) jQuery
21 576 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
22 497 (12.80%) BDD
23 466 (12.00%) Git (software)
24 456 (11.74%) Greenfield Project
25 447 (11.51%) Entity Framework
26 441 (11.35%) Java
27 433 (11.15%) Web Services
28 412 (10.61%) WCF
29 404 (10.40%) Web Development
30 399 (10.27%) HTML5

.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 (4.84%) IIS
2 135 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 121 (3.12%) CMS
4 80 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 70 (1.80%) Umbraco
6 37 (0.95%) Confluence
7 34 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 22 (0.57%) Apache
9 22 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.46%) NServiceBus
10 18 (0.46%) Sitefinity
11 17 (0.44%) JBoss
12 14 (0.36%) EPiServer
13 13 (0.33%) Kentico
13 13 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.31%) CloudStack
14 12 (0.31%) Jetty
14 12 (0.31%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 36 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.23%) InfoPath
3 9 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.077%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.051%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.051%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.051%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.026%) GIMP
7 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 74 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.10%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.077%) Distributed Ledger
7 3 (0.077%) Magento
7 3 (0.077%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.077%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.051%) Infor LN
9 1 (0.026%) BPCS
9 1 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.026%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.026%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 815 (20.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 312 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
3 99 (2.55%) SaaS
4 72 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 40 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
6 32 (0.82%) PaaS
7 31 (0.80%) Google Play
8 30 (0.77%) Office 365
9 22 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (0.57%) GitHub
10 20 (0.51%) Serverless
11 17 (0.44%) NuGet
12 15 (0.39%) IaaS
13 13 (0.33%) Sage Pay
14 11 (0.28%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (0.18%) Amazon S3
17 6 (0.15%) npm
18 5 (0.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 116 (2.99%) Internet
2 42 (1.08%) Intranet
3 32 (0.82%) HTTP
4 26 (0.67%) Broadband
5 25 (0.64%) Hyperconnected
6 18 (0.46%) SMS
7 17 (0.44%) Firewall
7 17 (0.44%) SSL
7 17 (0.44%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.21%) FTP
9 7 (0.18%) X.509
10 6 (0.15%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.13%) DNS
11 5 (0.13%) VoIP
11 5 (0.13%) WAN
12 4 (0.10%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.10%) VPN
13 3 (0.077%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.077%) RTP
14 2 (0.051%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,803 (46.42%) SQL Server
2 336 (8.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 201 (5.18%) NoSQL
4 153 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 141 (3.63%) MongoDB
6 140 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 137 (3.53%) MySQL
8 104 (2.68%) Relational Database
9 77 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 74 (1.91%) RavenDB
11 70 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 66 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 42 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
14 38 (0.98%) Power BI
15 37 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
16 36 (0.93%) RDBMS
17 35 (0.90%) Big Data
17 35 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
18 31 (0.80%) Oracle Database
19 26 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 466 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 347 (8.93%) Visual Studio
3 279 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 178 (4.58%) Selenium
5 152 (3.91%) JIRA
6 121 (3.12%) NUnit
7 92 (2.37%) Jenkins
8 83 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 79 (2.03%) TeamCity
10 71 (1.83%) Subversion
11 69 (1.78%) MSTest
12 54 (1.39%) SpecFlow
13 51 (1.31%) gulp
14 49 (1.26%) Grunt
15 48 (1.24%) Bitbucket
16 44 (1.13%) Cucumber
17 41 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
18 36 (0.93%) Jasmine
19 29 (0.75%) SoapUI
20 28 (0.72%) Protractor
General
1 618 (15.91%) Finance
2 182 (4.69%) Games
3 151 (3.89%) Retail
4 100 (2.57%) Advertising
5 85 (2.19%) Marketing
6 79 (2.03%) Manufacturing
7 52 (1.34%) Banking
8 51 (1.31%) Telecoms
9 48 (1.24%) Legal
10 26 (0.67%) Automotive
11 23 (0.59%) Back Office
11 23 (0.59%) Law
12 21 (0.54%) Electronics
13 15 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.18%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.15%) Music Industry
17 5 (0.13%) Front Office
18 4 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,984 (76.83%) Developer
2 1,806 (46.50%) .NET Developer
3 1,240 (31.93%) C# Developer
4 910 (23.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 535 (13.77%) Software Developer
6 515 (13.26%) Senior Developer
7 394 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 351 (9.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 345 (8.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 274 (7.05%) .NET Software Developer
11 272 (7.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 251 (6.46%) C# Software Developer
13 225 (5.79%) SQL Developer
14 214 (5.51%) Software Engineer
15 205 (5.28%) Senior C# Developer
16 201 (5.18%) Lead Developer
17 168 (4.33%) Web Developer
18 160 (4.12%) Junior
19 136 (3.50%) Junior Developer
20 131 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,961 (50.49%) ASP.NET
2 1,254 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1,224 (31.51%) HTML
4 1,079 (27.78%) CSS
5 906 (23.33%) AngularJS
6 864 (22.25%) .NET Framework
7 788 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 589 (15.16%) jQuery
9 447 (11.51%) Entity Framework
10 433 (11.15%) Web Services
11 412 (10.61%) WCF
12 399 (10.27%) HTML5
13 388 (9.99%) RESTful
14 386 (9.94%) .NET Core
15 323 (8.32%) React
16 271 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 268 (6.90%) WPF
18 240 (6.18%) Node.js
19 237 (6.10%) XML
20 229 (5.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 456 (11.74%) Greenfield Project
2 341 (8.78%) Enterprise Software
3 196 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 172 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 149 (3.84%) Mobile App
6 143 (3.68%) User Experience
7 121 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
8 102 (2.63%) Fintech
9 55 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 48 (1.24%) Management Information System
11 38 (0.98%) Driving Licence
12 36 (0.93%) Public Cloud
13 34 (0.88%) Social Media
14 33 (0.85%) PMI
15 29 (0.75%) Social Network
16 27 (0.70%) iPhone
17 26 (0.67%) EPoS
18 23 (0.59%) Client/Server
19 22 (0.57%) NHS
20 20 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 313 (8.06%) Windows
2 172 (4.43%) Android
3 106 (2.73%) Apple iOS
4 75 (1.93%) Linux
5 56 (1.44%) Windows Server
6 31 (0.80%) Unix
7 19 (0.49%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.31%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.15%) Solaris
12 5 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.077%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.077%) VMS
14 2 (0.051%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.026%) VME
15 1 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.026%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,946 (50.10%) MVC
2 1,941 (49.97%) Agile Software Development
3 960 (24.72%) TDD
4 753 (19.39%) Scrum
5 689 (17.74%) Software Engineering
6 576 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
7 497 (12.80%) BDD
8 404 (10.40%) Web Development
9 391 (10.07%) Unit Testing
10 379 (9.76%) Web Application Development
11 374 (9.63%) OO
11 374 (9.63%) Test Automation
12 349 (8.99%) SDLC
13 345 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
14 317 (8.16%) DevOps
15 261 (6.72%) Mentoring
16 251 (6.46%) Kanban
17 220 (5.66%) OOP
18 192 (4.94%) Dependency Injection
19 185 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3,241 (83.44%) C#
2 1,794 (46.19%) JavaScript
3 1,537 (39.57%) SQL
4 441 (11.35%) Java
5 338 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 247 (6.36%) VB.NET
7 169 (4.35%) Python
8 167 (4.30%) C++
9 154 (3.96%) TypeScript
10 152 (3.91%) Ruby
11 151 (3.89%) PHP
12 129 (3.32%) VB
13 113 (2.91%) PowerShell
14 73 (1.88%) C
15 72 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 52 (1.34%) VB6
17 42 (1.08%) Bash Shell
18 38 (0.98%) VBA
19 36 (0.93%) Objective-C
20 21 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 314 (8.08%) Degree
2 70 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (0.88%) PMI Certification
5 26 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 21 (0.54%) Security Cleared
7 17 (0.44%) CISSP
8 16 (0.41%) ISEB
9 12 (0.31%) DBS Check
9 12 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 12 (0.31%) MCSE
10 11 (0.28%) CCNA
10 11 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.28%) SANS
10 11 (0.28%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.26%) DV Cleared
11 10 (0.26%) GIAC
11 10 (0.26%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (0.26%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (0.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (5.23%) QA
2 35 (0.90%) GDPR
3 24 (0.62%) SLA
4 18 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.077%) HL7
8 1 (0.026%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 121 (3.12%) Docker
2 23 (0.59%) vSphere
3 22 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.31%) Xen
4 12 (0.31%) XenServer
5 8 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.051%) Firmware
7 2 (0.051%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.026%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.026%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (1.29%) Puppet
2 43 (1.11%) Ansible
3 37 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (0.80%) Kubernetes
5 30 (0.77%) Terraform
6 23 (0.59%) Salt
7 22 (0.57%) SCCM
8 15 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (0.33%) Kibana
10 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.15%) Prometheus
12 5 (0.13%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.10%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.10%) cPanel
13 4 (0.10%) Istio
14 3 (0.077%) Nagios
15 2 (0.051%) CA Wily
15 2 (0.051%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1,300 (33.47%) Microsoft
2 252 (6.49%) Xamarin
3 190 (4.89%) Google
4 166 (4.27%) Oracle
5 70 (1.80%) Facebook
6 67 (1.73%) Twitter
7 65 (1.67%) Sitecore
8 47 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (0.80%) SAP
10 24 (0.62%) Apple
11 22 (0.57%) Telerik
12 16 (0.41%) Sony
12 16 (0.41%) Yahoo!
13 15 (0.39%) MuleSoft
14 14 (0.36%) webMethods
15 13 (0.33%) Blue Prism
16 12 (0.31%) DevExpress
16 12 (0.31%) Tableau
17 11 (0.28%) Cisco
18 10 (0.26%) HP