Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a .NET Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1,049 1,289 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.83% 9.95% 11.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.12% 10.29% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 983 1,237 1,240
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%

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 11,497 12,524 11,524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.64% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9,311 10,084 9,746
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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
Manchester -1 660 £45,000 +12.50% 135
Cheshire -7 263 £42,500 +6.25% 42
Lancashire -2 66 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Merseyside -7 50 £40,000 - 25
Cumbria +1 3 £35,000 -17.65% 2
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, .NET Developer job roles required the following IT 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 West region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 1,049 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,003 (95.61%) C#
3 729 (69.49%) MVC
4 718 (68.45%) ASP.NET
5 697 (66.44%) SQL Server
6 648 (61.77%) Agile Software Development
7 525 (50.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 461 (43.95%) JavaScript
9 419 (39.94%) AngularJS
10 405 (38.61%) HTML
11 391 (37.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 365 (34.80%) CSS
13 353 (33.65%) TDD
14 332 (31.65%) SQL
15 288 (27.45%) Web Application Development
16 284 (27.07%) SQL Server 2016
17 269 (25.64%) Scrum
18 268 (25.55%) Microsoft
19 263 (25.07%) .NET Framework
20 242 (23.07%) Microsoft Azure
21 216 (20.59%) RESTful
22 209 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
23 204 (19.45%) WCF
24 193 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 181 (17.25%) BDD
26 177 (16.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 169 (16.11%) Dependency Injection
28 166 (15.82%) Finance
29 157 (14.97%) Greenfield Project
30 150 (14.30%) jQuery

.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 44 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (2.57%) CMS
2 27 (2.57%) Umbraco
3 18 (1.72%) IIS
4 16 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 14 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (0.86%) EPiServer
7 6 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.48%) Kentico
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.38%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.29%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.29%) Apache
10 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.29%) Content Management Server
10 3 (0.29%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.19%) Drupal
12 1 (0.095%) Confluence
12 1 (0.095%) DNN
12 1 (0.095%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
1 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.095%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 242 (23.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.67%) Google Play
4 14 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (0.95%) SaaS
6 7 (0.67%) NuGet
7 6 (0.57%) Serverless
8 5 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.48%) GitHub
9 4 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.29%) PaaS
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.095%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.095%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.095%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 78 (7.44%) Internet
2 24 (2.29%) Hyperconnected
3 14 (1.33%) Broadband
4 12 (1.14%) Intranet
5 6 (0.57%) HTTP
6 3 (0.29%) SMS
7 2 (0.19%) Skype
7 2 (0.19%) X.509
8 1 (0.095%) Network Security
8 1 (0.095%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.095%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 697 (66.44%) SQL Server
2 284 (27.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 115 (10.96%) NoSQL
4 76 (7.24%) MongoDB
5 52 (4.96%) RavenDB
6 29 (2.76%) Relational Database
7 25 (2.38%) MySQL
8 23 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.05%) Blockchain
14 10 (0.95%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.86%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 3 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
17 3 (0.29%) Redis
18 2 (0.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 143 (13.63%) Git (software)
2 101 (9.63%) Visual Studio
3 73 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (4.96%) NUnit
5 45 (4.29%) TeamCity
6 39 (3.72%) JIRA
7 33 (3.15%) MSTest
8 24 (2.29%) Selenium
9 13 (1.24%) Grunt
9 13 (1.24%) Moq
9 13 (1.24%) SpecFlow
10 12 (1.14%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.05%) Subversion
12 9 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.67%) Jenkins
13 7 (0.67%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
15 5 (0.48%) gulp
16 4 (0.38%) FxCop
16 4 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
General
1 166 (15.82%) Finance
2 119 (11.34%) Games
3 49 (4.67%) Advertising
4 42 (4.00%) Marketing
5 38 (3.62%) Retail
6 28 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.00%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.43%) Automotive
8 15 (1.43%) Legal
9 14 (1.33%) Electronics
10 7 (0.67%) Law
10 7 (0.67%) Music Industry
11 6 (0.57%) Banking
12 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.19%) Back Office
13 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.19%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.095%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,049 (100.00%) .NET
2 718 (68.45%) ASP.NET
3 525 (50.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 419 (39.94%) AngularJS
5 405 (38.61%) HTML
6 391 (37.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 365 (34.80%) CSS
8 263 (25.07%) .NET Framework
9 216 (20.59%) RESTful
10 204 (19.45%) WCF
11 193 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 177 (16.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 150 (14.30%) jQuery
14 147 (14.01%) .NET Core
15 132 (12.58%) WPF
16 128 (12.20%) Entity Framework
17 124 (11.82%) HTML5
18 107 (10.20%) Web Services
19 105 (10.01%) Node.js
20 99 (9.44%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 157 (14.97%) Greenfield Project
2 103 (9.82%) Enterprise Software
3 55 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (3.91%) Fintech
5 38 (3.62%) Mobile App
6 37 (3.53%) Computer Science
7 31 (2.96%) User Experience
8 28 (2.67%) iPhone
9 25 (2.38%) Social Network
10 19 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.43%) Tandem
12 14 (1.33%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.24%) BBC
13 13 (1.24%) Social Media
14 11 (1.05%) Blog
15 10 (0.95%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.76%) PMI
17 5 (0.48%) Management Information System
18 4 (0.38%) Music Streaming
19 2 (0.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (6.10%) Windows
2 52 (4.96%) Android
3 14 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.57%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.48%) Linux
6 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.095%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.095%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (69.49%) MVC
2 648 (61.77%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (33.65%) TDD
4 288 (27.45%) Web Application Development
5 269 (25.64%) Scrum
6 209 (19.92%) Continuous Integration
7 181 (17.25%) BDD
8 169 (16.11%) Dependency Injection
9 147 (14.01%) Kanban
10 142 (13.54%) Web Development
11 131 (12.49%) OO
12 99 (9.44%) MVVM
13 92 (8.77%) Unit Testing
14 89 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
15 79 (7.53%) Software Engineering
16 73 (6.96%) SDLC
17 49 (4.67%) Microservices
18 46 (4.39%) Domain-Driven Design
19 44 (4.19%) Test Automation
20 43 (4.10%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1,003 (95.61%) C#
2 461 (43.95%) JavaScript
3 332 (31.65%) SQL
4 88 (8.39%) T-SQL
5 85 (8.10%) Ruby
6 63 (6.01%) VB.NET
7 31 (2.96%) VB
8 30 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 29 (2.76%) Java
10 26 (2.48%) C
11 22 (2.10%) VB6
12 18 (1.72%) F#
13 17 (1.62%) C++
14 16 (1.53%) PHP
15 15 (1.43%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.95%) Python
17 6 (0.57%) Go
18 5 (0.48%) PHP 5
18 5 (0.48%) PowerShell
18 5 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 69 (6.58%) Degree
2 13 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.76%) PMI Certification
4 6 (0.57%) AWS Certification
4 6 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.095%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.095%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.72%) QA
2 9 (0.86%) GDPR
3 1 (0.095%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.095%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (3.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (1.72%) Kibana
2 15 (1.43%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.38%) Terraform
4 3 (0.29%) Istio
5 2 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.19%) WSUS
6 1 (0.095%) cPanel
6 1 (0.095%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.095%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.095%) Puppet
Vendors
1 268 (25.55%) Microsoft
2 73 (6.96%) Google
3 59 (5.62%) Facebook
4 32 (3.05%) Xamarin
5 22 (2.10%) Twitter
6 18 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.33%) Apple
7 14 (1.33%) SAP
8 13 (1.24%) Sony
8 13 (1.24%) Yahoo!
9 6 (0.57%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.38%) CA
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle
11 2 (0.19%) Adobe
11 2 (0.19%) Epicor
11 2 (0.19%) IFS
11 2 (0.19%) Sage
11 2 (0.19%) Unisys
12 1 (0.095%) PayPal
12 1 (0.095%) Salesforce.com