Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for a .NET Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 992 1,251 1,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.33% 9.94% 11.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.66% 10.28% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1,162 1,339
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £25,450
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 10,265 12,172 11,758
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 96.68% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,363 9,763 9,904
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

.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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 £50,000 +25.00% 129
Cheshire -1 222 £40,000 -5.88% 46
Merseyside +3 54 £44,000 +10.00% 18
Lancashire -12 51 £37,500 +7.14% 23
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, .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.

1 992 (100.00%) .NET
2 940 (94.76%) C#
3 726 (73.19%) SQL Server
4 650 (65.52%) ASP.NET
5 632 (63.71%) MVC
6 630 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
7 510 (51.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 456 (45.97%) JavaScript
9 428 (43.15%) AngularJS
10 384 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 364 (36.69%) HTML
12 362 (36.49%) TDD
13 324 (32.66%) CSS
14 316 (31.85%) Microsoft
15 296 (29.84%) Web Application Development
16 287 (28.93%) SQL Server 2016
17 269 (27.12%) Scrum
18 268 (27.02%) Microsoft Azure
19 257 (25.91%) SQL
20 226 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
21 224 (22.58%) .NET Framework
22 212 (21.37%) RESTful
23 204 (20.56%) Greenfield Project
24 188 (18.95%) .NET Core
25 181 (18.25%) BDD
26 180 (18.15%) WCF
27 177 (17.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 175 (17.64%) Dependency Injection
29 163 (16.43%) Kanban
30 142 (14.31%) 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 53 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (1.61%) CMS
3 12 (1.21%) IIS
4 11 (1.11%) Umbraco
5 9 (0.91%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (0.40%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.30%) Confluence
8 3 (0.30%) Kentico
9 2 (0.20%) Apache
9 2 (0.20%) nginx
9 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.10%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.10%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.10%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 268 (27.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (6.05%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (2.62%) Google Play
4 14 (1.41%) SaaS
5 12 (1.21%) NuGet
5 12 (1.21%) Serverless
6 9 (0.91%) Azure Functions
7 6 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.40%) GitHub
9 2 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.20%) IaaS
9 2 (0.20%) PaaS
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 99 (9.98%) Internet
2 27 (2.72%) Broadband
3 21 (2.12%) Hyperconnected
4 5 (0.50%) VoIP
5 4 (0.40%) HTTP
6 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 726 (73.19%) SQL Server
2 287 (28.93%) SQL Server 2016
3 131 (13.21%) NoSQL
4 59 (5.95%) MongoDB
5 49 (4.94%) RavenDB
6 25 (2.52%) MySQL
7 21 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (1.81%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.81%) Blockchain
11 8 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.30%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.20%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.20%) Redis
15 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 125 (12.60%) Visual Studio
2 119 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 97 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (4.13%) NUnit
5 37 (3.73%) MSTest
6 27 (2.72%) JIRA
7 20 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 15 (1.51%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (1.21%) Subversion
11 7 (0.71%) Selenium
12 6 (0.60%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.60%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.40%) Moq
14 2 (0.20%) FxCop
14 2 (0.20%) Jenkins
14 2 (0.20%) Protractor
14 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.20%) WebDriver
General
1 128 (12.90%) Games
2 119 (12.00%) Finance
3 50 (5.04%) Advertising
3 50 (5.04%) Marketing
4 32 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.41%) Retail
6 13 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 8 (0.81%) Automotive
8 7 (0.71%) Electronics
8 7 (0.71%) Legal
9 5 (0.50%) Back Office
9 5 (0.50%) Banking
9 5 (0.50%) Law
10 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.10%) French Language
11 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 992 (100.00%) .NET
2 650 (65.52%) ASP.NET
3 510 (51.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 428 (43.15%) AngularJS
5 384 (38.71%) ASP.NET Web API
6 364 (36.69%) HTML
7 324 (32.66%) CSS
8 224 (22.58%) .NET Framework
9 212 (21.37%) RESTful
10 188 (18.95%) .NET Core
11 180 (18.15%) WCF
12 177 (17.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 142 (14.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 126 (12.70%) WPF
15 106 (10.69%) jQuery
15 106 (10.69%) Web Services
16 98 (9.88%) HTML5
17 82 (8.27%) Entity Framework
17 82 (8.27%) Node.js
18 70 (7.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 204 (20.56%) Greenfield Project
2 90 (9.07%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (3.83%) Mobile App
4 36 (3.63%) Fintech
5 30 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.02%) User Experience
6 26 (2.62%) iPhone
7 25 (2.52%) BBC
7 25 (2.52%) Social Media
7 25 (2.52%) Social Network
8 24 (2.42%) PMI
9 23 (2.32%) Tandem
10 18 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.01%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.30%) Blog
12 3 (0.30%) EPoS
13 2 (0.20%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.20%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.20%) NHS
13 2 (0.20%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 58 (5.85%) Windows
2 40 (4.03%) Android
3 11 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.10%) Linux
5 1 (0.10%) VME
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (63.71%) MVC
2 630 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (36.49%) TDD
4 296 (29.84%) Web Application Development
5 269 (27.12%) Scrum
6 226 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
7 181 (18.25%) BDD
8 175 (17.64%) Dependency Injection
9 163 (16.43%) Kanban
10 133 (13.41%) OO
11 117 (11.79%) MVVM
12 84 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
12 84 (8.47%) Web Development
13 70 (7.06%) Unit Testing
14 65 (6.55%) Microservices
15 61 (6.15%) SDLC
16 55 (5.54%) Software Engineering
17 50 (5.04%) Asset Management
18 46 (4.64%) SOLID
19 38 (3.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 940 (94.76%) C#
2 456 (45.97%) JavaScript
3 257 (25.91%) SQL
4 98 (9.88%) T-SQL
5 69 (6.96%) Ruby
6 43 (4.33%) VB.NET
7 32 (3.23%) TypeScript
8 20 (2.02%) VB
9 17 (1.71%) C++
10 16 (1.61%) C
11 15 (1.51%) Java
12 13 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.01%) VB6
14 7 (0.71%) PHP
15 5 (0.50%) Python
16 4 (0.40%) XPath
17 3 (0.30%) Uniface
18 2 (0.20%) Groovy
18 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (4.64%) Degree
2 24 (2.42%) PMI Certification
3 14 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.50%) MCP
5 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.01%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (4.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.50%) Mesos
3 4 (0.40%) cPanel
4 2 (0.20%) Terraform
5 1 (0.10%) Istio
5 1 (0.10%) Kibana
5 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 316 (31.85%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.46%) Facebook
3 60 (6.05%) Google
4 26 (2.62%) Apple
5 25 (2.52%) Sony
5 25 (2.52%) Twitter
5 25 (2.52%) Yahoo!
6 24 (2.42%) Xamarin
7 9 (0.91%) IBM
7 9 (0.91%) SAP
8 6 (0.60%) Oracle
8 6 (0.60%) Telerik
9 4 (0.40%) CA
9 4 (0.40%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.40%) Unisys
10 2 (0.20%) Epicor
10 2 (0.20%) IFS
10 2 (0.20%) RedGate
10 2 (0.20%) Sage
10 2 (0.20%) Sitecore