Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a .NET Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1,254 1,404 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.89% 11.47% 9.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.24% 11.86% 10.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,164 1,357 1,110
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,800 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 12,246 11,838 11,603
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.69% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9,818 9,978 9,686
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -2 729 £40,000 - 78
Cheshire -5 343 £42,500 +16.44% 65
Lancashire +6 112 £35,000 -6.67% 21
Merseyside -11 58 £40,000 - 17
Cumbria 0 4 £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 16 January 2018, .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 1,254 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,188 (94.74%) C#
3 939 (74.88%) ASP.NET
4 903 (72.01%) MVC
5 845 (67.38%) SQL Server
6 766 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
7 642 (51.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 487 (38.84%) TDD
9 484 (38.60%) JavaScript
10 411 (32.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 407 (32.46%) CSS
12 402 (32.06%) SQL
13 380 (30.30%) HTML
14 379 (30.22%) WCF
15 378 (30.14%) Web Application Development
16 368 (29.35%) .NET Framework
17 352 (28.07%) AngularJS
18 350 (27.91%) RESTful
19 349 (27.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 289 (23.05%) BDD
21 283 (22.57%) jQuery
22 280 (22.33%) Scrum
23 257 (20.49%) Microsoft
24 247 (19.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 244 (19.46%) SQL Server 2016
26 232 (18.50%) Entity Framework
27 219 (17.46%) Node.js
28 215 (17.15%) Ruby
29 207 (16.51%) OO
30 206 (16.43%) Web Services

.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 72 (5.74%) Elasticsearch
2 50 (3.99%) CMS
3 39 (3.11%) Umbraco
4 18 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.28%) EPiServer
5 16 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (1.12%) IIS
7 6 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.48%) ColdFusion
8 5 (0.40%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.32%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.24%) Content Management Server
10 3 (0.24%) Kentico
10 3 (0.24%) WordPress
11 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.16%) Confluence
11 2 (0.16%) Drupal
11 2 (0.16%) Facebook Platform
11 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.080%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Chatbot
2 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.080%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.080%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.080%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 165 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.55%) Google Play
4 7 (0.56%) SaaS
5 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.24%) GitHub
7 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.16%) Serverless
8 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.080%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.91%) Broadband
2 16 (1.28%) Internet
3 10 (0.80%) Intranet
4 5 (0.40%) SMS
4 5 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.32%) HTTP
6 2 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.080%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 845 (67.38%) SQL Server
2 244 (19.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 169 (13.48%) SQL Server 2014
4 153 (12.20%) NoSQL
5 118 (9.41%) MongoDB
6 44 (3.51%) MySQL
7 41 (3.27%) RavenDB
8 38 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 38 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (1.83%) Relational Database
10 19 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (0.88%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.56%) DTS
13 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.24%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 203 (16.19%) Git (software)
2 92 (7.34%) TeamCity
3 65 (5.18%) Visual Studio
4 59 (4.70%) NUnit
5 56 (4.47%) MSTest
6 55 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (2.23%) Subversion
8 18 (1.44%) Jenkins
8 18 (1.44%) JIRA
9 14 (1.12%) Moq
10 13 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.56%) gulp
12 7 (0.56%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.48%) AccuRev
13 6 (0.48%) Grunt
13 6 (0.48%) PowerBuilder
14 5 (0.40%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.32%) Selenium
16 3 (0.24%) Protractor
General
1 189 (15.07%) Finance
2 99 (7.89%) Games
3 61 (4.86%) Retail
4 57 (4.55%) Marketing
5 50 (3.99%) Advertising
6 43 (3.43%) Telecoms
7 23 (1.83%) Back Office
7 23 (1.83%) Music Industry
8 19 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.12%) Legal
10 9 (0.72%) Electronics
11 8 (0.64%) Automotive
12 4 (0.32%) Banking
12 4 (0.32%) Law
13 1 (0.080%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.080%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.080%) Publishing
13 1 (0.080%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,254 (100.00%) .NET
2 939 (74.88%) ASP.NET
3 642 (51.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 411 (32.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 407 (32.46%) CSS
6 380 (30.30%) HTML
7 379 (30.22%) WCF
8 368 (29.35%) .NET Framework
9 352 (28.07%) AngularJS
10 350 (27.91%) RESTful
11 349 (27.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 283 (22.57%) jQuery
13 247 (19.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 232 (18.50%) Entity Framework
15 219 (17.46%) Node.js
16 206 (16.43%) Web Services
17 196 (15.63%) KnockoutJS
18 142 (11.32%) WPF
19 125 (9.97%) HTML5
20 95 (7.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 95 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
2 79 (6.30%) Fintech
3 70 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 59 (4.70%) Mobile App
5 42 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (3.03%) Social Network
7 32 (2.55%) iPhone
8 29 (2.31%) N-Tier
9 13 (1.04%) NHS
10 12 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (0.88%) iPad
11 11 (0.88%) User Experience
12 8 (0.64%) Tandem
13 7 (0.56%) W3C
14 6 (0.48%) Digital TV
15 5 (0.40%) Blog
15 5 (0.40%) Digital Media
16 4 (0.32%) e-Learning
17 3 (0.24%) Client/Server
18 2 (0.16%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 121 (9.65%) Windows
2 45 (3.59%) Android
3 12 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.56%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.080%) Linux
6 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (72.01%) MVC
2 766 (61.08%) Agile Software Development
3 487 (38.84%) TDD
4 378 (30.14%) Web Application Development
5 289 (23.05%) BDD
6 280 (22.33%) Scrum
7 207 (16.51%) OO
8 200 (15.95%) Dependency Injection
9 192 (15.31%) Web Development
10 152 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
11 138 (11.00%) Kanban
12 110 (8.77%) SDLC
13 101 (8.05%) Software Engineering
14 73 (5.82%) Multithreading
15 70 (5.58%) Unit Testing
16 61 (4.86%) MVVM
17 57 (4.55%) OOP
18 52 (4.15%) Inversion of Control
19 51 (4.07%) E-Commerce
20 48 (3.83%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,188 (94.74%) C#
2 484 (38.60%) JavaScript
3 402 (32.06%) SQL
4 215 (17.15%) Ruby
5 130 (10.37%) T-SQL
6 112 (8.93%) VB.NET
7 69 (5.50%) F#
8 52 (4.15%) VB
9 37 (2.95%) C
10 35 (2.79%) TypeScript
11 23 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 22 (1.75%) C++
13 17 (1.36%) VB6
14 16 (1.28%) Java
15 13 (1.04%) Python
16 11 (0.88%) PHP
17 8 (0.64%) XPath
18 7 (0.56%) VBScript
19 6 (0.48%) PHP 5
19 6 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 83 (6.62%) Degree
2 15 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.64%) MCP
4 4 (0.32%) HND
4 4 (0.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.24%) MCSA
5 3 (0.24%) MCSE
5 3 (0.24%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.16%) MCPD
6 2 (0.16%) MCSD
7 1 (0.080%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.31%) QA
2 4 (0.32%) SLA
3 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.16%) WAI
5 1 (0.080%) HL7
5 1 (0.080%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 69 (5.50%) Kibana
2 33 (2.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 33 (2.63%) WSUS
3 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 257 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 80 (6.38%) Google
3 67 (5.34%) Facebook
4 44 (3.51%) Capita
5 26 (2.07%) Xamarin
6 21 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 20 (1.59%) Twitter
8 19 (1.52%) WorldPay
9 18 (1.44%) Oracle
10 12 (0.96%) Adobe
11 10 (0.80%) SAP
12 6 (0.48%) Sybase
13 4 (0.32%) Castleton
14 3 (0.24%) DevExpress
14 3 (0.24%) iManage
15 2 (0.16%) Apple
15 2 (0.16%) Epicor
16 1 (0.080%) Ab Initio
16 1 (0.080%) Sony
16 1 (0.080%) TIBCO