Period
to 16 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,405 2,695 3,395
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 15.03% 16.66% 17.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.47% 43.17% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,630 2,549 3,294
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 3,853 6,243 7,450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 41.23% 38.60% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,376 5,193 6,184
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

.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 16 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 -1 823 £50,000 +5.26% 290
Yorkshire -6 446 £45,000 - 148
North East +9 136 £47,500 +11.76% 34
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 1,067 (75.94%) C#
2 574 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 571 (40.64%) JavaScript
4 526 (37.44%) MVC
5 519 (36.94%) SQL
6 510 (36.30%) .NET Core
7 496 (35.30%) Azure
8 486 (34.59%) ASP.NET
9 433 (30.82%) SQL Server
10 362 (25.77%) HTML
11 324 (23.06%) CSS
12 307 (21.85%) AngularJS
13 306 (21.78%) .NET Framework
14 302 (21.49%) Software Engineering
15 256 (18.22%) Microsoft
16 240 (17.08%) DevOps
17 231 (16.44%) React
18 216 (15.37%) ASP.NET Web API
19 197 (14.02%) Microservices
20 196 (13.95%) Finance
20 196 (13.95%) TDD
21 177 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
22 173 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
23 165 (11.74%) AWS
24 159 (11.32%) Web Development
25 141 (10.04%) Docker
26 140 (9.96%) Mentoring
27 134 (9.54%) Test Automation
27 134 (9.54%) Unit Testing
28 132 (9.40%) Scrum

.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 83 (5.91%) CMS
2 44 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 34 (2.42%) IIS
4 27 (1.92%) Confluence
4 27 (1.92%) Umbraco
5 25 (1.78%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.28%) Kentico
7 14 (1.00%) EPiServer
7 14 (1.00%) WordPress
8 13 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.43%) nginx
11 5 (0.36%) Apache
12 4 (0.28%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.28%) WinCC
13 3 (0.21%) JBoss
13 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.14%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.14%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (0.64%) Chatbot
2 8 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.071%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.71%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.071%) Magento
4 1 (0.071%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.071%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.071%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 496 (35.30%) Azure
2 165 (11.74%) AWS
3 46 (3.27%) GCP
4 41 (2.92%) Serverless
5 36 (2.56%) SaaS
6 30 (2.14%) Power Platform
7 25 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (1.21%) GitHub
10 16 (1.14%) PaaS
11 13 (0.93%) NuGet
11 13 (0.93%) Office 365
12 12 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
13 10 (0.71%) IaaS
14 9 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
15 8 (0.57%) PowerApps
16 7 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
16 7 (0.50%) Logic Apps
17 6 (0.43%) OpenShift
18 5 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.64%) HTTP
2 8 (0.57%) Internet
3 7 (0.50%) Skype
4 5 (0.36%) Network Security
4 5 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.28%) DNS
6 3 (0.21%) DHCP
6 3 (0.21%) VLAN
7 2 (0.14%) AMQP
7 2 (0.14%) CTI
7 2 (0.14%) FTP
7 2 (0.14%) LAN
7 2 (0.14%) SNMP
7 2 (0.14%) Softphone
7 2 (0.14%) SSL
7 2 (0.14%) WAN
8 1 (0.071%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.071%) RFID
8 1 (0.071%) VPN
8 1 (0.071%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (30.82%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.06%) NoSQL
3 55 (3.91%) MongoDB
3 55 (3.91%) Relational Database
4 33 (2.35%) MySQL
5 31 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 20 (1.42%) Power BI
9 18 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
10 17 (1.21%) Data Lake
11 13 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
12 12 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (0.71%) Big Data
13 10 (0.71%) BigQuery
13 10 (0.71%) CloverETL
13 10 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.64%) Informix
Development Applications
1 126 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 91 (6.48%) Visual Studio
3 78 (5.55%) Selenium
4 64 (4.56%) JIRA
5 47 (3.35%) SpecFlow
6 44 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 39 (2.78%) Bitbucket
8 36 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 23 (1.64%) NUnit
11 21 (1.49%) Protractor
12 19 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (0.85%) MSTest
14 10 (0.71%) GitLab
14 10 (0.71%) Jenkins
15 9 (0.64%) Visual Studio Code
16 8 (0.57%) GoCD
16 8 (0.57%) Subversion
17 7 (0.50%) JMeter
17 7 (0.50%) ReSharper
General
1 196 (13.95%) Finance
2 38 (2.70%) Public Sector
3 33 (2.35%) Retail
4 24 (1.71%) Law
5 17 (1.21%) Games
6 14 (1.00%) Marketing
7 13 (0.93%) Back Office
8 9 (0.64%) Legal
8 9 (0.64%) Local Government
9 6 (0.43%) Advertising
9 6 (0.43%) Banking
10 5 (0.36%) Automotive
10 5 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.21%) Front Office
11 3 (0.21%) Publishing
11 3 (0.21%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.14%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 975 (69.40%) Developer
2 488 (34.73%) .NET Developer
3 258 (18.36%) Software Developer
4 246 (17.51%) C# Developer
5 229 (16.30%) Senior Developer
6 159 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 151 (10.75%) Software Engineer
8 135 (9.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 99 (7.05%) C# Software Developer
10 97 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
11 80 (5.69%) Architect
12 79 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 55 (3.91%) Senior Software Engineer
14 54 (3.84%) Lead Developer
15 53 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
15 53 (3.77%) Web Developer
16 52 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
17 51 (3.63%) .NET Software Engineer
18 46 (3.27%) .NET Architect
19 44 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (36.30%) .NET Core
2 486 (34.59%) ASP.NET
3 362 (25.77%) HTML
4 324 (23.06%) CSS
5 307 (21.85%) AngularJS
6 306 (21.78%) .NET Framework
7 231 (16.44%) React
8 216 (15.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 173 (12.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 127 (9.04%) Web Services
11 125 (8.90%) HTML5
12 115 (8.19%) jQuery
12 115 (8.19%) REST
13 112 (7.97%) Entity Framework
14 106 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 98 (6.98%) Node.js
16 79 (5.62%) CSS3
17 72 (5.12%) Vue.js
18 69 (4.91%) XML
19 65 (4.63%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 177 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
3 84 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 77 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
5 61 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
6 60 (4.27%) User Experience
7 28 (1.99%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.35%) NHS
9 16 (1.14%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.07%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.07%) Cloud Native
10 15 (1.07%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.85%) Blog
12 9 (0.64%) PlayStation
13 8 (0.57%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.50%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
15 4 (0.28%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.28%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (5.69%) Windows
2 44 (3.13%) Linux
3 24 (1.71%) Windows Server
4 10 (0.71%) Android
4 10 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.28%) CentOS
5 4 (0.28%) Fedora
6 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.071%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 526 (37.44%) MVC
3 302 (21.49%) Software Engineering
4 240 (17.08%) DevOps
5 197 (14.02%) Microservices
6 196 (13.95%) TDD
7 159 (11.32%) Web Development
8 140 (9.96%) Mentoring
9 134 (9.54%) Test Automation
9 134 (9.54%) Unit Testing
10 132 (9.40%) Scrum
11 116 (8.26%) OO
12 109 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
13 94 (6.69%) Analytical Thinking
14 91 (6.48%) Innovative Thinking
15 76 (5.41%) E-Commerce
15 76 (5.41%) SDLC
16 72 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
17 69 (4.91%) OOP
18 67 (4.77%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,067 (75.94%) C#
2 571 (40.64%) JavaScript
3 519 (36.94%) SQL
4 94 (6.69%) Java
5 79 (5.62%) TypeScript
6 66 (4.70%) T-SQL
7 57 (4.06%) Python
8 31 (2.21%) VB.NET
9 17 (1.21%) C++
9 17 (1.21%) PHP
10 16 (1.14%) VB
11 13 (0.93%) PowerShell
11 13 (0.93%) R
12 12 (0.85%) Go
13 10 (0.71%) C
14 6 (0.43%) Ruby
15 4 (0.28%) Assembly Language
15 4 (0.28%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.28%) ES6
15 4 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (6.98%) Degree
2 36 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.93%) PhD
5 11 (0.78%) TOGAF Certification
6 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.57%) CTC Cleared
7 8 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.43%) MCSE
9 5 (0.36%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.28%) MCSA
10 4 (0.28%) MCTS
11 2 (0.14%) CCNA
11 2 (0.14%) CCNP
11 2 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.071%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.48%) QA
2 13 (0.93%) SLA
3 12 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.71%) WAI
5 4 (0.28%) GDPR
6 3 (0.21%) WCAG
7 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) GAMP
8 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 141 (10.04%) Docker
2 6 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.071%) Gluster
4 1 (0.071%) GlusterFS
4 1 (0.071%) HDFS
4 1 (0.071%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 50 (3.56%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.92%) Terraform
3 24 (1.71%) Ansible
4 23 (1.64%) Puppet
5 5 (0.36%) Grafana
6 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.14%) WMI
7 1 (0.071%) Nagios
7 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.071%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.071%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.071%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 256 (18.22%) Microsoft
2 58 (4.13%) Sitecore
3 45 (3.20%) Oracle
4 27 (1.92%) Google
5 26 (1.85%) Atlassian
6 25 (1.78%) Xamarin
7 11 (0.78%) Splunk
8 7 (0.50%) DevExpress
9 6 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.36%) VMware
11 4 (0.28%) Cisco
11 4 (0.28%) Databricks
11 4 (0.28%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.28%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.21%) Mapbox
12 3 (0.21%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.14%) OutSystems
13 2 (0.14%) SolarWinds
14 1 (0.071%) Rackspace