Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1,107 1,345 1,156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.80% 10.21% 10.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.08% 10.55% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,024 1,289 1,103
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £51,250
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 12,186 12,751 11,247
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.84% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9,905 10,482 9,475
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
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 July 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 July 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 -3 633 £42,500 +6.25% 98
Cheshire -10 296 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Lancashire -3 100 £37,500 +12.78% 21
Merseyside -6 68 £40,000 - 11
Cumbria -8 4 £35,000 -23.91% 2
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 1,107 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,055 (95.30%) C#
3 809 (73.08%) MVC
4 802 (72.45%) ASP.NET
5 753 (68.02%) SQL Server
6 675 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
7 562 (50.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 468 (42.28%) JavaScript
9 427 (38.57%) HTML
10 397 (35.86%) CSS
11 391 (35.32%) AngularJS
11 391 (35.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 386 (34.87%) SQL
13 371 (33.51%) TDD
14 324 (29.27%) .NET Framework
15 317 (28.64%) Web Application Development
16 297 (26.83%) SQL Server 2016
17 266 (24.03%) RESTful
18 265 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 255 (23.04%) WCF
20 254 (22.94%) Microsoft
21 249 (22.49%) Scrum
22 224 (20.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 218 (19.69%) BDD
24 212 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
25 197 (17.80%) Git (software)
26 195 (17.62%) Entity Framework
27 189 (17.07%) jQuery
28 188 (16.98%) Web Development
29 184 (16.62%) Finance

.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 49 (4.43%) CMS
2 48 (4.34%) Umbraco
3 40 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (2.62%) IIS
5 22 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (1.63%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.17%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.36%) Kentico
8 4 (0.36%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.27%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.27%) Content Management Server
9 3 (0.27%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.18%) Apache
10 2 (0.18%) Drupal
10 2 (0.18%) nginx
11 1 (0.090%) DNN
11 1 (0.090%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.090%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.27%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.18%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.090%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 212 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (7.05%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.71%) Google Play
4 15 (1.36%) SaaS
5 10 (0.90%) GitHub
6 9 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.72%) PaaS
8 7 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.63%) NuGet
9 5 (0.45%) Office 365
10 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.36%) Serverless
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.27%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.18%) Firebase
13 1 (0.090%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.090%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.090%) iPaaS
13 1 (0.090%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.79%) Internet
2 15 (1.36%) Hyperconnected
2 15 (1.36%) Intranet
3 9 (0.81%) HTTP
4 6 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.45%) Broadband
6 3 (0.27%) SMS
7 2 (0.18%) Skype
7 2 (0.18%) X.509
8 1 (0.090%) Network Security
8 1 (0.090%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 753 (68.02%) SQL Server
2 297 (26.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 125 (11.29%) NoSQL
4 92 (8.31%) MongoDB
5 52 (4.70%) RavenDB
6 46 (4.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 31 (2.80%) MySQL
7 31 (2.80%) Relational Database
8 29 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.08%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.81%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.63%) Couchbase
17 5 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 4 (0.36%) Redis
18 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 197 (17.80%) Git (software)
2 93 (8.40%) Visual Studio
3 63 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (5.24%) NUnit
5 55 (4.97%) TeamCity
6 49 (4.43%) JIRA
7 33 (2.98%) MSTest
8 22 (1.99%) Selenium
9 21 (1.90%) Bitbucket
10 18 (1.63%) Grunt
11 16 (1.45%) Moq
12 14 (1.26%) Subversion
13 13 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (1.08%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.90%) SpecFlow
16 9 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
17 7 (0.63%) gulp
17 7 (0.63%) WebDriver
18 6 (0.54%) Cucumber
18 6 (0.54%) MSBuild
General
1 184 (16.62%) Finance
2 102 (9.21%) Games
3 58 (5.24%) Retail
4 43 (3.88%) Advertising
5 39 (3.52%) Marketing
6 25 (2.26%) Automotive
6 25 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.72%) Legal
8 18 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.26%) Music Industry
10 10 (0.90%) Electronics
11 7 (0.63%) Banking
12 5 (0.45%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.27%) Law
14 2 (0.18%) Back Office
14 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.090%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.090%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,107 (100.00%) .NET
2 802 (72.45%) ASP.NET
3 562 (50.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 427 (38.57%) HTML
5 397 (35.86%) CSS
6 391 (35.32%) AngularJS
6 391 (35.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 324 (29.27%) .NET Framework
8 266 (24.03%) RESTful
9 265 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 255 (23.04%) WCF
11 224 (20.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 195 (17.62%) Entity Framework
13 189 (17.07%) jQuery
14 147 (13.28%) KnockoutJS
14 147 (13.28%) Node.js
15 127 (11.47%) Web Services
16 122 (11.02%) HTML5
17 117 (10.57%) WPF
18 93 (8.40%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 126 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
3 50 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (4.52%) Fintech
4 47 (4.25%) Mobile App
5 43 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 30 (2.71%) iPhone
7 27 (2.44%) User Experience
8 24 (2.17%) Social Network
9 20 (1.81%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.45%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.17%) Tandem
12 12 (1.08%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.72%) Blog
14 6 (0.54%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.54%) Social Media
15 4 (0.36%) BBC
15 4 (0.36%) Music Streaming
16 2 (0.18%) PKI
16 2 (0.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.14%) Windows
2 56 (5.06%) Android
3 16 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.45%) Linux
5 3 (0.27%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.18%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.090%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (73.08%) MVC
2 675 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (33.51%) TDD
4 317 (28.64%) Web Application Development
5 249 (22.49%) Scrum
6 218 (19.69%) BDD
7 188 (16.98%) Web Development
8 161 (14.54%) Continuous Integration
9 157 (14.18%) OO
10 155 (14.00%) Dependency Injection
11 122 (11.02%) Kanban
12 98 (8.85%) Unit Testing
13 81 (7.32%) SDLC
13 81 (7.32%) Software Engineering
14 66 (5.96%) MVVM
15 63 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
16 56 (5.06%) OOP
17 54 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
17 54 (4.88%) SOLID
18 52 (4.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,055 (95.30%) C#
2 468 (42.28%) JavaScript
3 386 (34.87%) SQL
4 127 (11.47%) Ruby
5 102 (9.21%) T-SQL
6 77 (6.96%) VB.NET
7 45 (4.07%) VB
8 35 (3.16%) Java
9 33 (2.98%) F#
10 31 (2.80%) TypeScript
11 27 (2.44%) C
12 25 (2.26%) PHP
13 23 (2.08%) C++
13 23 (2.08%) VB6
14 19 (1.72%) Python
15 17 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.99%) PHP 5
17 7 (0.63%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.36%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (5.60%) Degree
2 17 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (0.81%) AWS Certification
4 7 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.36%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.18%) MCP
6 2 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.090%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.81%) QA
2 7 (0.63%) GDPR
3 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.090%) Firmware
2 1 (0.090%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (2.98%) Kibana
2 11 (0.99%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.72%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 8 (0.72%) WSUS
4 2 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.18%) Istio
4 2 (0.18%) Terraform
5 1 (0.090%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.090%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 254 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 71 (6.41%) Google
3 47 (4.25%) Xamarin
4 44 (3.97%) Facebook
5 38 (3.43%) Capita
6 28 (2.53%) Sitecore
7 18 (1.63%) Twitter
8 11 (0.99%) SAP
9 7 (0.63%) Cisco
9 7 (0.63%) WorldPay
10 5 (0.45%) Apple
11 4 (0.36%) Sony
11 4 (0.36%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.18%) Adobe
12 2 (0.18%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.18%) Intapp
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle
13 1 (0.090%) PayPal
13 1 (0.090%) Reuters
13 1 (0.090%) Sun