Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a .NET Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1,045 1,291 1,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.98% 9.76% 11.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.30% 10.10% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1,235 1,337
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,000 £52,750
England median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +2.41%

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 11,240 12,777 12,104
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 96.63% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9,108 10,240 10,208
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

.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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -3 689 £47,500 +18.75% 137
Cheshire -3 238 £42,500 - 34
Lancashire -3 59 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Merseyside +2 51 £40,000 -3.03% 22
Cumbria -1 3 £35,000 -17.65%
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 1,045 (100.00%) .NET
2 996 (95.31%) C#
3 740 (70.81%) SQL Server
4 698 (66.79%) MVC
5 694 (66.41%) ASP.NET
6 668 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
7 528 (50.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 481 (46.03%) JavaScript
9 440 (42.11%) AngularJS
10 412 (39.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 390 (37.32%) HTML
12 389 (37.22%) TDD
13 349 (33.40%) CSS
14 304 (29.09%) Microsoft
15 298 (28.52%) Web Application Development
16 291 (27.85%) SQL Server 2016
17 283 (27.08%) Scrum
18 276 (26.41%) SQL
19 255 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
20 249 (23.83%) .NET Framework
21 248 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
22 205 (19.62%) RESTful
23 196 (18.76%) WCF
24 191 (18.28%) Greenfield Project
25 186 (17.80%) BDD
26 185 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 180 (17.22%) .NET Core
28 173 (16.56%) Dependency Injection
29 169 (16.17%) Kanban
30 165 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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 48 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (2.49%) CMS
3 20 (1.91%) Umbraco
4 18 (1.72%) IIS
5 12 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.67%) EPiServer
7 7 (0.67%) Kentico
7 7 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.38%) Apache
9 4 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.29%) Confluence
11 2 (0.19%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.19%) nginx
12 1 (0.096%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.096%) DNN
12 1 (0.096%) Drupal
12 1 (0.096%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.096%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 255 (24.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.49%) Google Play
4 16 (1.53%) SaaS
5 15 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.05%) NuGet
7 10 (0.96%) Serverless
8 6 (0.57%) GitHub
9 5 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.38%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.38%) PaaS
11 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.19%) IaaS
12 1 (0.096%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.096%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.096%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 97 (9.28%) Internet
2 25 (2.39%) Hyperconnected
3 22 (2.11%) Broadband
4 8 (0.77%) HTTP
4 8 (0.77%) Intranet
5 5 (0.48%) VoIP
6 2 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 740 (70.81%) SQL Server
2 291 (27.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 126 (12.06%) NoSQL
4 68 (6.51%) MongoDB
5 52 (4.98%) RavenDB
6 28 (2.68%) MySQL
7 19 (1.82%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.86%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.77%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.48%) Blockchain
16 3 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
16 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 2 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
17 2 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 131 (12.54%) Git (software)
2 123 (11.77%) Visual Studio
3 84 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (4.50%) NUnit
5 37 (3.54%) MSTest
5 37 (3.54%) TeamCity
6 34 (3.25%) JIRA
7 19 (1.82%) Selenium
8 16 (1.53%) Bitbucket
8 16 (1.53%) Subversion
9 15 (1.44%) SpecFlow
10 11 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (0.96%) Moq
12 8 (0.77%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.48%) Grunt
13 5 (0.48%) Rhino Mocks
13 5 (0.48%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.38%) FxCop
15 3 (0.29%) ReSharper
General
1 143 (13.68%) Finance
2 128 (12.25%) Games
3 53 (5.07%) Advertising
4 46 (4.40%) Marketing
5 35 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.68%) Retail
7 20 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.34%) Electronics
9 10 (0.96%) Legal
10 8 (0.77%) Automotive
11 6 (0.57%) Banking
12 5 (0.48%) Law
12 5 (0.48%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.38%) Back Office
13 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.096%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.096%) French Language
14 1 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.096%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,045 (100.00%) .NET
2 694 (66.41%) ASP.NET
3 528 (50.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 440 (42.11%) AngularJS
5 412 (39.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 390 (37.32%) HTML
7 349 (33.40%) CSS
8 249 (23.83%) .NET Framework
9 205 (19.62%) RESTful
10 196 (18.76%) WCF
11 185 (17.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 180 (17.22%) .NET Core
13 165 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 136 (13.01%) jQuery
15 132 (12.63%) WPF
16 122 (11.67%) HTML5
17 113 (10.81%) Entity Framework
18 102 (9.76%) Web Services
19 91 (8.71%) Node.js
20 86 (8.23%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 191 (18.28%) Greenfield Project
2 105 (10.05%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.54%) Fintech
6 36 (3.44%) User Experience
7 33 (3.16%) Computer Science
8 26 (2.49%) iPhone
8 26 (2.49%) Social Network
9 22 (2.11%) Tandem
10 20 (1.91%) BBC
10 20 (1.91%) Social Media
11 16 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (1.15%) N-Tier
12 12 (1.15%) PMI
13 11 (1.05%) Blog
14 3 (0.29%) EPoS
15 2 (0.19%) Client/Server
15 2 (0.19%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.19%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 60 (5.74%) Windows
2 49 (4.69%) Android
3 15 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.19%) Linux
6 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.096%) VME
7 1 (0.096%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.096%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (66.79%) MVC
2 668 (63.92%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (37.22%) TDD
4 298 (28.52%) Web Application Development
5 283 (27.08%) Scrum
6 248 (23.73%) Continuous Integration
7 186 (17.80%) BDD
8 173 (16.56%) Dependency Injection
9 169 (16.17%) Kanban
10 145 (13.88%) OO
11 122 (11.67%) Web Development
12 115 (11.00%) MVVM
13 95 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
14 88 (8.42%) Unit Testing
15 67 (6.41%) Software Engineering
16 62 (5.93%) SDLC
17 52 (4.98%) Microservices
18 51 (4.88%) SOLID
19 49 (4.69%) Asset Management
20 43 (4.11%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 996 (95.31%) C#
2 481 (46.03%) JavaScript
3 276 (26.41%) SQL
4 89 (8.52%) T-SQL
5 77 (7.37%) Ruby
6 49 (4.69%) VB.NET
7 34 (3.25%) TypeScript
8 25 (2.39%) VB
9 22 (2.11%) C
10 20 (1.91%) Java
11 14 (1.34%) C++
11 14 (1.34%) VB6
12 13 (1.24%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.96%) PHP
14 8 (0.77%) Python
15 7 (0.67%) F#
16 5 (0.48%) Scala
17 4 (0.38%) Go
17 4 (0.38%) Groovy
17 4 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (6.03%) Degree
2 12 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (1.15%) PMI Certification
3 5 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.29%) MCP
5 2 (0.19%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.096%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.096%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.53%) QA
2 7 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (3.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (1.24%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.67%) Kibana
3 4 (0.38%) cPanel
4 3 (0.29%) Istio
4 3 (0.29%) Terraform
5 1 (0.096%) Mesos
5 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.096%) Puppet
Vendors
1 304 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.79%) Facebook
3 69 (6.60%) Google
4 30 (2.87%) Xamarin
5 25 (2.39%) Twitter
6 21 (2.01%) Apple
7 20 (1.91%) Sony
7 20 (1.91%) Yahoo!
8 14 (1.34%) SAP
9 8 (0.77%) Sitecore
10 6 (0.57%) DevExpress
10 6 (0.57%) Telerik
11 4 (0.38%) CA
11 4 (0.38%) IBM
11 4 (0.38%) Oracle
11 4 (0.38%) Unisys
12 2 (0.19%) Adobe
12 2 (0.19%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.19%) Epicor
12 2 (0.19%) Sage