Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North of England
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,248 2,681 3,883
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 16.70% 14.78% 18.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.42% 40.16% 47.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,392 2,511 3,702
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,125 £64,750 £62,738
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.04% +8.89%

.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 3,248 6,676 8,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 43.47% 36.80% 38.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,923 5,417 6,854
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,750
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +3 823 £50,000 +11.11% 292
Yorkshire -4 329 £46,000 +7.60% 121
North East +2 96 £43,250 -0.57% 33
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 970 (77.72%) C#
2 543 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (41.27%) JavaScript
4 447 (35.82%) MVC
5 421 (33.73%) SQL Server
6 417 (33.41%) Azure
7 415 (33.25%) ASP.NET
8 414 (33.17%) .NET Core
9 408 (32.69%) SQL
10 348 (27.88%) HTML
11 342 (27.40%) AngularJS
12 306 (24.52%) CSS
13 292 (23.40%) .NET Framework
14 280 (22.44%) Microsoft
15 269 (21.55%) Software Engineering
16 248 (19.87%) DevOps
17 241 (19.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 227 (18.19%) React
19 199 (15.95%) Microservices
20 191 (15.30%) TDD
21 184 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
22 163 (13.06%) Finance
23 154 (12.34%) Web Development
24 149 (11.94%) AWS
25 136 (10.90%) OO
26 132 (10.58%) Unit Testing
27 130 (10.42%) Git (software)
28 122 (9.78%) Scrum
29 121 (9.70%) Docker
30 118 (9.46%) 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 42 (3.37%) CMS
2 32 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.52%) IIS
4 17 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.12%) Confluence
6 13 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (1.04%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.88%) Apache
7 11 (0.88%) NServiceBus
8 6 (0.48%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.48%) Liferay
8 6 (0.48%) nginx
9 5 (0.40%) JBoss
9 5 (0.40%) Orchard CMS
9 5 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.32%) WinCC
11 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (1.28%) Chatbot
2 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.080%) Magento
4 1 (0.080%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.080%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 417 (33.41%) Azure
2 149 (11.94%) AWS
3 42 (3.37%) GCP
4 34 (2.72%) Power Platform
5 25 (2.00%) Serverless
6 24 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
6 24 (1.92%) Office 365
7 23 (1.84%) GitHub
8 22 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (1.44%) SaaS
10 15 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
11 14 (1.12%) npm
12 13 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 13 (1.04%) Logic Apps
12 13 (1.04%) PaaS
13 12 (0.96%) PowerApps
14 11 (0.88%) IaaS
15 10 (0.80%) NuGet
16 8 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
17 6 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.96%) Skype
2 9 (0.72%) HTTP
3 8 (0.64%) Firewall
3 8 (0.64%) SSL
4 7 (0.56%) Internet
5 6 (0.48%) AMQP
6 5 (0.40%) VPN
7 4 (0.32%) Network Security
7 4 (0.32%) RFID
8 2 (0.16%) DNS
8 2 (0.16%) Intranet
8 2 (0.16%) LAN
8 2 (0.16%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.080%) DHCP
9 1 (0.080%) Extranet
9 1 (0.080%) VLAN
9 1 (0.080%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (33.73%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.89%) MongoDB
3 60 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 42 (3.37%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.21%) MySQL
6 26 (2.08%) Power BI
7 24 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
9 21 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (1.28%) Data Lake
11 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (0.88%) Big Data
13 10 (0.80%) BigQuery
13 10 (0.80%) CloverETL
14 9 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.72%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 130 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 80 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 57 (4.57%) JIRA
4 52 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 47 (3.77%) Selenium
6 45 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (2.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 31 (2.48%) NUnit
9 26 (2.08%) SpecFlow
10 24 (1.92%) Protractor
11 21 (1.68%) Jenkins
12 20 (1.60%) Subversion
13 14 (1.12%) Bitbucket
13 14 (1.12%) Cypress.io
14 10 (0.80%) GitLab
14 10 (0.80%) Moq
15 9 (0.72%) Jasmine
16 8 (0.64%) GoCD
16 8 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
17 7 (0.56%) MSTest
General
1 163 (13.06%) Finance
2 30 (2.40%) Public Sector
3 27 (2.16%) Retail
4 23 (1.84%) Marketing
5 18 (1.44%) Games
6 16 (1.28%) Local Government
7 15 (1.20%) Law
8 14 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.88%) Electronics
10 9 (0.72%) Banking
10 9 (0.72%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.64%) Legal
12 6 (0.48%) Advertising
12 6 (0.48%) Back Office
13 4 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.16%) Housing Association
15 1 (0.080%) Military
15 1 (0.080%) Publishing
15 1 (0.080%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 841 (67.39%) Developer
2 448 (35.90%) .NET Developer
3 251 (20.11%) C# Developer
4 246 (19.71%) Software Developer
5 207 (16.59%) Senior Developer
6 163 (13.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 135 (10.82%) Software Engineer
8 115 (9.21%) Senior .NET Developer
9 103 (8.25%) C# Software Developer
10 102 (8.17%) .NET Software Developer
11 101 (8.09%) Architect
12 84 (6.73%) Solutions Architect
13 70 (5.61%) Lead Developer
14 67 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
15 59 (4.73%) Senior Software Engineer
16 55 (4.41%) .NET Software Engineer
17 54 (4.33%) Angular Developer
18 53 (4.25%) Senior C# Developer
18 53 (4.25%) Web Developer
19 52 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 415 (33.25%) ASP.NET
2 414 (33.17%) .NET Core
3 348 (27.88%) HTML
4 342 (27.40%) AngularJS
5 306 (24.52%) CSS
6 292 (23.40%) .NET Framework
7 241 (19.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 227 (18.19%) React
9 184 (14.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 118 (9.46%) HTML5
11 113 (9.05%) REST
11 113 (9.05%) Web Services
12 111 (8.89%) Entity Framework
13 90 (7.21%) jQuery
14 77 (6.17%) Vue.js
15 67 (5.37%) Node.js
16 65 (5.21%) RESTful
17 58 (4.65%) ASP.NET Core
18 57 (4.57%) XML
19 53 (4.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 117 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
3 70 (5.61%) User Experience
4 59 (4.73%) Mobile App
5 43 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 30 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 14 (1.12%) NHS
9 13 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 11 (0.88%) Cloud Native
10 11 (0.88%) Virtual Team
11 9 (0.72%) PlayStation
11 9 (0.72%) Social Media
12 8 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.56%) Blog
13 7 (0.56%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.56%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.25%) Windows
2 45 (3.61%) Linux
3 19 (1.52%) Android
4 16 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.32%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.16%) CentOS
9 2 (0.16%) Fedora
10 1 (0.080%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 543 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (35.82%) MVC
3 269 (21.55%) Software Engineering
4 248 (19.87%) DevOps
5 199 (15.95%) Microservices
6 191 (15.30%) TDD
7 154 (12.34%) Web Development
8 136 (10.90%) OO
9 132 (10.58%) Unit Testing
10 122 (9.78%) Scrum
11 108 (8.65%) Test Automation
12 105 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
13 102 (8.17%) Mentoring
14 94 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
14 94 (7.53%) SDLC
15 73 (5.85%) OOP
16 69 (5.53%) SOLID
17 65 (5.21%) BDD
18 63 (5.05%) Front End Development
19 59 (4.73%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 970 (77.72%) C#
2 515 (41.27%) JavaScript
3 408 (32.69%) SQL
4 97 (7.77%) Java
5 85 (6.81%) TypeScript
6 58 (4.65%) Python
7 44 (3.53%) T-SQL
8 32 (2.56%) VB.NET
9 27 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 20 (1.60%) PHP
11 17 (1.36%) C++
12 16 (1.28%) R
12 16 (1.28%) VB
13 9 (0.72%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.64%) Ruby
15 5 (0.40%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.40%) Go
15 5 (0.40%) Perl
16 4 (0.32%) ES6
16 4 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 88 (7.05%) Degree
2 31 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.84%) TOGAF Certification
4 15 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.12%) PhD
6 12 (0.96%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.24%) CSSLP
9 3 (0.24%) GIAC
9 3 (0.24%) MCPD
9 3 (0.24%) MCSD
9 3 (0.24%) SANS
10 1 (0.080%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.080%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.080%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.080%) MCSA
10 1 (0.080%) MCSE
10 1 (0.080%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.93%) QA
2 18 (1.44%) SLA
3 9 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.64%) GDPR
4 8 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) NIST
5 3 (0.24%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) GAMP
System Software
1 121 (9.70%) Docker
2 11 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.32%) Gluster
4 4 (0.32%) GlusterFS
5 1 (0.080%) HDFS
5 1 (0.080%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 67 (5.37%) Kubernetes
2 28 (2.24%) Terraform
3 24 (1.92%) Ansible
4 21 (1.68%) Puppet
5 15 (1.20%) Grafana
6 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.080%) Nagios
7 1 (0.080%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.080%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 280 (22.44%) Microsoft
2 35 (2.80%) Google
3 25 (2.00%) Oracle
4 23 (1.84%) Xamarin
5 20 (1.60%) Sitecore
5 20 (1.60%) Splunk
6 12 (0.96%) Atlassian
7 9 (0.72%) VMware
8 8 (0.64%) SAP
8 8 (0.64%) TOWER Software
9 7 (0.56%) webMethods
10 6 (0.48%) Autodesk
11 5 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.32%) Apple
12 4 (0.32%) Databricks
12 4 (0.32%) MuleSoft
13 3 (0.24%) New Relic
13 3 (0.24%) Remedy
13 3 (0.24%) ServiceNow
14 2 (0.16%) Dynatrace