Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 67 53
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 +7
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 440 614 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.68% 4.67% 5.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.50% 10.62% 12.14%
Number of salaries quoted 400 538 565
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,700 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.65%

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,634 5,781 4,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.76% 43.94% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,910 4,794 4,230
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,425 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the North West

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the North West.

Salary trend for .NET Framework in the North West

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the North West over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in the North West

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the North West region over the 6 months to 26 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 -18 280 £42,500 -5.56% 46
Cheshire -20 97 £42,500 +6.25% 18
Merseyside +11 34 £40,000 +6.67% 22
Lancashire -23 19 £40,000 +14.29% 8
Cumbria -3 4 £45,000 -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 440 (100.00%) .NET
2 407 (92.50%) C#
3 299 (67.95%) ASP.NET
4 291 (66.14%) MVC
5 277 (62.95%) SQL Server
6 239 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
7 204 (46.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 203 (46.14%) JavaScript
9 200 (45.45%) Entity Framework
10 188 (42.73%) HTML
11 180 (40.91%) AngularJS
12 177 (40.23%) CSS
13 162 (36.82%) SQL
14 155 (35.23%) ASP.NET Web API
15 145 (32.95%) Microsoft
16 135 (30.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 123 (27.95%) TDD
18 114 (25.91%) Scrum
19 109 (24.77%) WCF
20 102 (23.18%) Finance
21 100 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 95 (21.59%) jQuery
23 93 (21.14%) Git (software)
24 90 (20.45%) RESTful
25 83 (18.86%) HTML5
26 82 (18.64%) Web Application Development
27 77 (17.50%) SQL Server 2016
28 76 (17.27%) BDD
29 72 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
30 71 (16.14%) Team Foundation Server

.NET Framework
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 16 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (3.41%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.73%) IIS
3 12 (2.73%) Sitefinity
4 10 (2.27%) Apache Pig
5 7 (1.59%) CMS
5 7 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.91%) NServiceBus
6 4 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.23%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 135 (30.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (11.14%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.82%) SaaS
6 6 (1.36%) npm
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.68%) PaaS
8 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.45%) Serverless
9 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.23%) GitHub
9 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.64%) HTTP
2 13 (2.95%) Internet
2 13 (2.95%) Intranet
3 10 (2.27%) Firewall
3 10 (2.27%) SSL
3 10 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (62.95%) SQL Server
2 77 (17.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 54 (12.27%) MongoDB
4 43 (9.77%) NoSQL
5 33 (7.50%) RavenDB
6 19 (4.32%) MySQL
7 12 (2.73%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (2.50%) Big Data
8 11 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (2.27%) Apache Hive
9 10 (2.27%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
10 9 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.82%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 93 (21.14%) Git (software)
2 71 (16.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (15.45%) Visual Studio
4 37 (8.41%) JIRA
5 24 (5.45%) Selenium
5 24 (5.45%) TeamCity
6 20 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 14 (3.18%) Bitbucket
8 13 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (2.95%) Subversion
9 12 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (2.73%) SpecFlow
10 10 (2.27%) CodeSonar
10 10 (2.27%) git-flow
10 10 (2.27%) Robot Framework
11 9 (2.05%) NUnit
12 8 (1.82%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.59%) Moq
14 6 (1.36%) FxCop
14 6 (1.36%) gulp
General
1 102 (23.18%) Finance
2 37 (8.41%) Games
3 27 (6.14%) Retail
4 14 (3.18%) Marketing
5 13 (2.95%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.27%) Automotive
7 8 (1.82%) Electronics
7 8 (1.82%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.59%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.36%) Legal
10 5 (1.14%) Banking
11 4 (0.91%) Front Office
11 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.68%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 386 (87.73%) Developer
2 264 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 166 (37.73%) C# Developer
4 113 (25.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 76 (17.27%) Senior Developer
6 70 (15.91%) Software Developer
7 45 (10.23%) C# Software Developer
8 44 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 43 (9.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 42 (9.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 42 (9.55%) Junior
11 38 (8.64%) Junior Developer
12 33 (7.50%) ASP.NET Developer
13 30 (6.82%) Junior .NET Developer
13 30 (6.82%) Senior Software Developer
14 29 (6.59%) Lead Developer
14 29 (6.59%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 28 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (6.36%) Graduate
16 27 (6.14%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (100.00%) .NET
2 299 (67.95%) ASP.NET
3 204 (46.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 200 (45.45%) Entity Framework
5 188 (42.73%) HTML
6 180 (40.91%) AngularJS
7 177 (40.23%) CSS
8 155 (35.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 109 (24.77%) WCF
10 100 (22.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 95 (21.59%) jQuery
12 90 (20.45%) RESTful
13 83 (18.86%) HTML5
14 72 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 63 (14.32%) Node.js
16 55 (12.50%) Web Services
17 50 (11.36%) CSS3
18 45 (10.23%) .NET Core
19 44 (10.00%) LINQ
20 41 (9.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
1 33 (7.50%) Fintech
2 31 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.14%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 17 (3.86%) User Experience
7 8 (1.82%) Blog
7 8 (1.82%) PMI
8 7 (1.59%) Social Network
9 5 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.14%) Life Science
9 5 (1.14%) LIMS
9 5 (1.14%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.91%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.45%) NHS
11 2 (0.45%) Replication
12 1 (0.23%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.23%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 58 (13.18%) Windows
2 24 (5.45%) Android
2 24 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.73%) Linux
4 10 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (66.14%) MVC
2 239 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (27.95%) TDD
4 114 (25.91%) Scrum
5 82 (18.64%) Web Application Development
6 76 (17.27%) BDD
7 66 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 65 (14.77%) OO
9 64 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
10 60 (13.64%) Web Development
11 53 (12.05%) Software Engineering
12 52 (11.82%) Kanban
13 44 (10.00%) Unit Testing
14 43 (9.77%) Test Automation
15 42 (9.55%) OOP
16 41 (9.32%) Asset Management
16 41 (9.32%) Wealth Management
17 39 (8.86%) SDLC
18 36 (8.18%) Dependency Injection
19 32 (7.27%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 407 (92.50%) C#
2 203 (46.14%) JavaScript
3 162 (36.82%) SQL
4 61 (13.86%) T-SQL
5 51 (11.59%) Ruby
6 37 (8.41%) VB.NET
7 36 (8.18%) Java
8 18 (4.09%) Python
9 16 (3.64%) PHP
10 15 (3.41%) F#
11 13 (2.95%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.73%) C
13 11 (2.50%) C++
13 11 (2.50%) Objective-C
13 11 (2.50%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.27%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.36%) VB
15 6 (1.36%) VBA
16 5 (1.14%) PHP 5
17 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (12.50%) Degree
2 15 (3.41%) CISSP
3 12 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (2.27%) CCNA
4 10 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
4 10 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 10 (2.27%) GIAC
4 10 (2.27%) Linux+ Certification
4 10 (2.27%) MCSE
4 10 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (2.27%) SANS
4 10 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.27%) SSCP
5 8 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.14%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.14%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.14%) ISO 9001
1 5 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (1.14%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (7.73%) Docker
2 10 (2.27%) vSphere
3 5 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.41%) Kibana
2 10 (2.27%) Puppet
2 10 (2.27%) Salt
3 8 (1.82%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 145 (32.95%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.36%) Xamarin
3 27 (6.14%) Google
4 12 (2.73%) Oracle
5 8 (1.82%) SAP
6 6 (1.36%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.45%) Facebook
7 2 (0.45%) Telerik
8 1 (0.23%) iManage
8 1 (0.23%) Siemens