Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 85 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21 -11
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 317 368 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.61% 3.51% 4.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.89% 8.95% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 265 334 508
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

.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 3,567 4,113 5,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.57% 39.28% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2,888 3,440 4,644
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,075 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 +29 216 £50,000 +5.26% 55
Cheshire 0 49 £43,750 +12.18% 25
Lancashire +26 37 £44,000 +17.33% 8
Merseyside -29 6 £43,000 -4.44% 7
Cumbria - 6 £35,000 -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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.

1 317 (100.00%) .NET
2 286 (90.22%) C#
3 176 (55.52%) SQL Server
4 168 (53.00%) MVC
4 168 (53.00%) Entity Framework
5 150 (47.32%) ASP.NET
6 149 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
7 147 (46.37%) JavaScript
8 110 (34.70%) Microsoft
9 108 (34.07%) HTML
10 99 (31.23%) AngularJS
11 98 (30.91%) CSS
12 95 (29.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 93 (29.34%) SQL
14 85 (26.81%) Azure
15 76 (23.97%) .NET Core
16 66 (20.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 60 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
18 56 (17.67%) Web Development
19 55 (17.35%) HTML5
20 52 (16.40%) Web Services
20 52 (16.40%) TDD
21 51 (16.09%) jQuery
22 48 (15.14%) Software Engineering
23 47 (14.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 46 (14.51%) T-SQL
25 44 (13.88%) REST
26 41 (12.93%) XML
26 41 (12.93%) Visual Studio
26 41 (12.93%) Scrum

.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 14 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.15%) Umbraco
3 9 (2.84%) CMS
3 9 (2.84%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.95%) IIS
4 3 (0.95%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.63%) Confluence
5 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.32%) nginx
6 1 (0.32%) Orchard CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.52%) SDL Web 8
2 7 (2.21%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 85 (26.81%) Azure
2 25 (7.89%) AWS
3 11 (3.47%) Power Platform
4 9 (2.84%) Serverless
5 7 (2.21%) GCP
6 5 (1.58%) SaaS
7 4 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (0.63%) Azure Stack
8 2 (0.63%) GitHub
8 2 (0.63%) npm
9 1 (0.32%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.32%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.32%) Google Play
9 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.21%) HTTP
2 1 (0.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (55.52%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.52%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.94%) NoSQL
3 22 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.26%) MySQL
9 3 (0.95%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.63%) Big Data
10 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.63%) Event Store
10 2 (0.63%) Redis
10 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (12.93%) Visual Studio
2 39 (12.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (7.57%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.73%) Selenium
5 11 (3.47%) JIRA
6 9 (2.84%) Appium
7 8 (2.52%) Calabash
8 6 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.89%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.89%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.58%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.58%) NUnit
10 4 (1.26%) Rational Robot
10 4 (1.26%) Visual Studio Coded UI
11 3 (0.95%) Grunt
11 3 (0.95%) Moq
11 3 (0.95%) Postman
11 3 (0.95%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.95%) webpack
12 2 (0.63%) gulp
General
1 34 (10.73%) Finance
2 29 (9.15%) Retail
3 22 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 11 (3.47%) Marketing
5 8 (2.52%) Law
6 4 (1.26%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.26%) Legal
6 4 (1.26%) Military
7 3 (0.95%) Back Office
7 3 (0.95%) Games
7 3 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.63%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 239 (75.39%) Developer
2 95 (29.97%) C# Developer
3 89 (28.08%) .NET Developer
4 67 (21.14%) Senior Developer
5 61 (19.24%) Software Developer
6 46 (14.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 35 (11.04%) Lead Developer
7 35 (11.04%) Software Engineer
8 29 (9.15%) Senior C# Developer
8 29 (9.15%) Technical Leader
9 25 (7.89%) Technical Developer
10 24 (7.57%) Lead C# Developer
11 22 (6.94%) Senior Software Developer
11 22 (6.94%) Senior Software Engineer
12 19 (5.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 14 (4.42%) Angular Developer
13 14 (4.42%) C# Software Engineer
14 12 (3.79%) Junior
14 12 (3.79%) SharePoint Developer
15 11 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (100.00%) .NET
2 168 (53.00%) Entity Framework
3 150 (47.32%) ASP.NET
4 108 (34.07%) HTML
5 99 (31.23%) AngularJS
6 98 (30.91%) CSS
7 95 (29.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 76 (23.97%) .NET Core
9 66 (20.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 55 (17.35%) HTML5
11 52 (16.40%) Web Services
12 51 (16.09%) jQuery
13 47 (14.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 44 (13.88%) REST
15 41 (12.93%) XML
16 36 (11.36%) React
17 35 (11.04%) CSS3
18 30 (9.46%) WinForms
19 27 (8.52%) Node.js
20 26 (8.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.73%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (10.09%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (6.94%) User Experience
5 9 (2.84%) EPoS
5 9 (2.84%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.21%) Cloud Native
7 7 (2.21%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.21%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.26%) HoloLens
9 3 (0.95%) Social Network
10 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.32%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.32%) Contactless
11 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.32%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.79%) Windows
2 10 (3.15%) Android
3 7 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (53.00%) MVC
2 149 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (18.93%) Problem-Solving
4 56 (17.67%) Web Development
5 52 (16.40%) TDD
6 48 (15.14%) Software Engineering
7 41 (12.93%) Scrum
8 37 (11.67%) DevOps
9 31 (9.78%) Computer Science
10 26 (8.20%) SDLC
11 25 (7.89%) Migration
12 24 (7.57%) Microservices
13 22 (6.94%) Mentoring
14 21 (6.62%) Data Security
14 21 (6.62%) OO
15 20 (6.31%) E-Commerce
15 20 (6.31%) OOP
15 20 (6.31%) SOLID
16 17 (5.36%) BDD
16 17 (5.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 286 (90.22%) C#
2 147 (46.37%) JavaScript
3 93 (29.34%) SQL
4 46 (14.51%) T-SQL
5 37 (11.67%) VB
6 33 (10.41%) VB.NET
7 25 (7.89%) VB6
8 14 (4.42%) Java
9 13 (4.10%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.21%) XPath
11 2 (0.63%) C
11 2 (0.63%) PHP
11 2 (0.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) Delphi
12 1 (0.32%) ES6
12 1 (0.32%) F#
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) Python
12 1 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 36 (11.36%) Degree
2 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.26%) MCTS
4 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.63%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.31%) GDPR
1 20 (6.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.42%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (5.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.63%) Consul
2 2 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (0.63%) Kibana
2 2 (0.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 110 (34.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.57%) Xamarin
3 16 (5.05%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.15%) Sage
5 7 (2.21%) Intapp
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle
7 2 (0.63%) LogicMonitor
7 2 (0.63%) New Relic
7 2 (0.63%) Software AG
7 2 (0.63%) webMethods
8 1 (0.32%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.32%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.32%) Google
8 1 (0.32%) Telerik
8 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.32%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.32%) UiPath