Period
to 18 October 2017

The median annual salary for a .NET Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Developer
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1268 1361 1379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.93% 11.16% 10.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.27% 11.47% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1213 1295 1307
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12343 11865 12662
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 97.33% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9888 9989 10407
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the North West

.NET Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the North West.

Salary trend for .NET Developer in the North West

.NET Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for .NET Developer in the North West

.NET Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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
Manchester -4 728 £40,000 - 70
Cheshire -1 343 £40,000 +14.29% 42
Lancashire 0 104 £35,000 -6.67% 21
Merseyside +4 84 £40,000 - 9
Cumbria +1 5 £42,500 +54.55%
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, .NET Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 1268 (100.00%) .NET
2 1191 (93.93%) C#
3 953 (75.16%) ASP.NET
4 889 (70.11%) MVC
5 868 (68.45%) SQL Server
6 671 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
7 626 (49.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 580 (45.74%) JavaScript
9 483 (38.09%) HTML
10 473 (37.30%) CSS
11 464 (36.59%) SQL
12 446 (35.17%) TDD
13 378 (29.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 350 (27.60%) AngularJS
15 340 (26.81%) jQuery
16 331 (26.10%) .NET Framework
17 328 (25.87%) WCF
18 304 (23.97%) Web Application Development
19 278 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 273 (21.53%) Microsoft
21 254 (20.03%) RESTful
22 247 (19.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 246 (19.40%) Web Development
24 238 (18.77%) Scrum
24 238 (18.77%) Web Services
25 219 (17.27%) Entity Framework
26 216 (17.03%) BDD
27 191 (15.06%) Dependency Injection
28 189 (14.91%) Finance
29 179 (14.12%) Node.js

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 64 (5.05%) CMS
2 58 (4.57%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 41 (3.23%) Umbraco
5 13 (1.03%) EPiServer
6 11 (0.87%) NServiceBus
6 11 (0.87%) SharePoint
6 11 (0.87%) Sitefinity
7 9 (0.71%) Drupal
7 9 (0.71%) IIS
8 5 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.39%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.32%) Kentico
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.16%) Confluence
10 2 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.079%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.079%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.079%) SAS
11 1 (0.079%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.32%) Fireworks
2 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.079%) Magento
4 1 (0.079%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 156 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (2.92%) SaaS
4 29 (2.29%) Google Play
5 11 (0.87%) GitHub
6 6 (0.47%) npm
7 5 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.24%) Serverless
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.079%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.97%) Internet
2 21 (1.66%) HTTP
3 17 (1.34%) Broadband
4 13 (1.03%) SMS
5 9 (0.71%) Wireless
6 8 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.55%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.55%) RS-232
8 2 (0.16%) Firewall
8 2 (0.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 868 (68.45%) SQL Server
2 162 (12.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 158 (12.46%) SQL Server 2014
4 109 (8.60%) NoSQL
5 97 (7.65%) MongoDB
6 57 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 37 (2.92%) Relational Database
9 36 (2.84%) MySQL
10 32 (2.52%) RavenDB
11 28 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (2.05%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.39%) Big Data
14 5 (0.39%) DocumentDB
14 5 (0.39%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 158 (12.46%) Git (software)
2 119 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 85 (6.70%) TeamCity
4 65 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (4.18%) NUnit
6 51 (4.02%) MSTest
7 45 (3.55%) Subversion
8 21 (1.66%) Selenium
9 20 (1.58%) JIRA
10 16 (1.26%) Jenkins
11 14 (1.10%) SpecFlow
12 13 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.87%) FxCop
13 11 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (0.63%) AccuRev
14 8 (0.63%) StyleCop
15 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Blend
15 7 (0.55%) MSI
15 7 (0.55%) NuGet
15 7 (0.55%) WiX
General
1 189 (14.91%) Finance
2 98 (7.73%) Games
3 85 (6.70%) Marketing
4 42 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 36 (2.84%) Advertising
7 26 (2.05%) Electronics
8 22 (1.74%) Back Office
9 21 (1.66%) Retail
10 19 (1.50%) Music Industry
11 18 (1.42%) Legal
12 9 (0.71%) Law
13 8 (0.63%) Automotive
14 1 (0.079%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1268 (100.00%) .NET
2 953 (75.16%) ASP.NET
3 626 (49.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 483 (38.09%) HTML
5 473 (37.30%) CSS
6 378 (29.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 350 (27.60%) AngularJS
8 340 (26.81%) jQuery
9 331 (26.10%) .NET Framework
10 328 (25.87%) WCF
11 278 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 254 (20.03%) RESTful
13 247 (19.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 238 (18.77%) Web Services
15 219 (17.27%) Entity Framework
16 179 (14.12%) Node.js
17 177 (13.96%) KnockoutJS
18 171 (13.49%) HTML5
19 137 (10.80%) WPF
20 123 (9.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.86%) Greenfield Project
2 70 (5.52%) Computer Science
3 69 (5.44%) Mobile App
4 65 (5.13%) N-Tier
5 61 (4.81%) Fintech
6 34 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (2.52%) iPad
8 29 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (2.29%) iPhone
9 26 (2.05%) User Experience
10 21 (1.66%) Social Network
11 16 (1.26%) Blog
11 16 (1.26%) Digital Media
12 13 (1.03%) Digital TV
13 12 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.95%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
15 7 (0.55%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 7 (0.55%) Internet of Things
16 4 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 120 (9.46%) Windows
2 48 (3.79%) Android
3 19 (1.50%) Linux
4 18 (1.42%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.55%) Mac OS
5 7 (0.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 7 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.079%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (70.11%) MVC
2 671 (52.92%) Agile Software Development
3 446 (35.17%) TDD
4 304 (23.97%) Web Application Development
5 246 (19.40%) Web Development
6 238 (18.77%) Scrum
7 216 (17.03%) BDD
8 191 (15.06%) Dependency Injection
9 166 (13.09%) OO
10 127 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
11 113 (8.91%) Kanban
12 106 (8.36%) OOP
13 99 (7.81%) SDLC
14 91 (7.18%) Unit Testing
15 85 (6.70%) SOLID
16 80 (6.31%) Software Engineering
17 69 (5.44%) Multithreading
18 66 (5.21%) Test Automation
19 64 (5.05%) SOA
20 63 (4.97%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1191 (93.93%) C#
2 580 (45.74%) JavaScript
3 464 (36.59%) SQL
4 155 (12.22%) Ruby
5 136 (10.73%) VB.NET
6 82 (6.47%) T-SQL
7 55 (4.34%) F#
8 54 (4.26%) VB
9 26 (2.05%) C
9 26 (2.05%) VB6
10 25 (1.97%) TypeScript
11 23 (1.81%) C++
11 23 (1.81%) PHP
12 16 (1.26%) XAML
13 14 (1.10%) Java
14 13 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.63%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.55%) VBA
16 7 (0.55%) XPath
17 5 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 121 (9.54%) Degree
2 14 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (0.71%) MCP
5 7 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.32%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.32%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) HND
8 1 (0.079%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.079%) MCPD
8 1 (0.079%) MCSA
8 1 (0.079%) MCSD
8 1 (0.079%) MCSE
8 1 (0.079%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.97%) QA
2 5 (0.39%) WAI
3 3 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.079%) HL7
4 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.079%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 55 (4.34%) Kibana
2 26 (2.05%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 26 (2.05%) WSUS
3 6 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.079%) WMI
Vendors
1 273 (21.53%) Microsoft
2 73 (5.76%) Google
3 54 (4.26%) Facebook
4 52 (4.10%) Sitecore
5 28 (2.21%) SAP
6 27 (2.13%) Xamarin
7 20 (1.58%) Twitter
8 13 (1.03%) Adobe
9 10 (0.79%) Oracle
10 7 (0.55%) Castleton
11 6 (0.47%) Capita
12 5 (0.39%) IBM
12 5 (0.39%) Sybase
13 3 (0.24%) Apple
13 3 (0.24%) DevExpress
14 2 (0.16%) Sony
14 2 (0.16%) Sun
14 2 (0.16%) Yahoo!
15 1 (0.079%) AppDynamics
15 1 (0.079%) RedGate