Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 70 61
Rank change year-on-year -32 -9 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 306 566 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.00% 4.38% 4.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.58% 9.71% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 282 512 501
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £64,875 £53,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 4,035 5,827 5,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.52% 45.11% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,161 4,917 4,579
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 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 -39 174 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Cheshire -16 59 £42,500 - 12
Merseyside +38 56 £46,500 +9.41% 10
Lancashire -14 19 £36,250 +3.57% 5
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 306 (100.00%) .NET
2 265 (86.60%) C#
3 203 (66.34%) MVC
4 202 (66.01%) SQL Server
5 187 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 186 (60.78%) ASP.NET
7 157 (51.31%) JavaScript
8 142 (46.41%) HTML
9 137 (44.77%) CSS
10 136 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 134 (43.79%) SQL
12 132 (43.14%) Microsoft
13 121 (39.54%) Entity Framework
14 120 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
15 105 (34.31%) AngularJS
16 71 (23.20%) ASP.NET Web API
17 70 (22.88%) .NET Core
17 70 (22.88%) Web Services
18 63 (20.59%) RESTful
18 63 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
19 62 (20.26%) Git (software)
20 61 (19.93%) Visual Studio
21 57 (18.63%) Scrum
22 54 (17.65%) jQuery
23 53 (17.32%) XML
24 52 (16.99%) T-SQL
25 48 (15.69%) HTML5
26 47 (15.36%) React
27 45 (14.71%) TDD
28 44 (14.38%) Amazon AWS

.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 12 (3.92%) CMS
2 7 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (1.96%) Confluence
3 6 (1.96%) NServiceBus
3 6 (1.96%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.31%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) nginx
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.63%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (4.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 120 (39.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.25%) Serverless
4 12 (3.92%) Azure Functions
5 5 (1.63%) GitHub
6 4 (1.31%) Dialogflow
6 4 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.31%) IaaS
6 4 (1.31%) npm
6 4 (1.31%) Wit.ai
7 3 (0.98%) Amazon Alexa
7 3 (0.98%) Office 365
8 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.65%) SaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.33%) Firebase
9 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (66.01%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.17%) MongoDB
3 24 (7.84%) SQL Server 2016
4 21 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (5.56%) RavenDB
6 12 (3.92%) Blockchain
6 12 (3.92%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 9 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.63%) Power BI
10 5 (1.63%) Redis
11 4 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (1.31%) Big Data
12 3 (0.98%) MySQL
13 2 (0.65%) DB2
13 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (20.26%) Git (software)
3 61 (19.93%) Visual Studio
4 37 (12.09%) JIRA
5 17 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.90%) Grunt
7 11 (3.59%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (3.27%) Bitbucket
9 8 (2.61%) Selenium
10 7 (2.29%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.96%) gulp
11 6 (1.96%) Subversion
12 5 (1.63%) Protractor
13 4 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.31%) ReSharper
13 4 (1.31%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.31%) TestRail
14 2 (0.65%) LabVIEW
14 2 (0.65%) NUnit
14 2 (0.65%) SpecFlow
General
1 37 (12.09%) Finance
2 25 (8.17%) Retail
3 11 (3.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.98%) Banking
4 3 (0.98%) Electronics
4 3 (0.98%) Marketing
5 2 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.33%) Games
6 1 (0.33%) Law
6 1 (0.33%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 265 (86.60%) Developer
2 181 (59.15%) .NET Developer
3 98 (32.03%) C# Developer
4 76 (24.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 74 (24.18%) Senior Developer
6 50 (16.34%) Software Developer
7 48 (15.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 27 (8.82%) Senior C# Developer
9 23 (7.52%) .NET Software Developer
10 20 (6.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 20 (6.54%) C# Software Developer
10 20 (6.54%) Full Stack Developer
11 18 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 15 (4.90%) .NET Developer - Fintech
12 15 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 14 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 14 (4.58%) Software Engineer
14 13 (4.25%) Agile Developer
14 13 (4.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (100.00%) .NET
2 186 (60.78%) ASP.NET
3 142 (46.41%) HTML
4 137 (44.77%) CSS
5 136 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 121 (39.54%) Entity Framework
7 105 (34.31%) AngularJS
8 71 (23.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 70 (22.88%) .NET Core
9 70 (22.88%) Web Services
10 63 (20.59%) RESTful
11 54 (17.65%) jQuery
12 53 (17.32%) XML
13 48 (15.69%) HTML5
14 47 (15.36%) React
15 41 (13.40%) REST
16 35 (11.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 35 (11.44%) WCF
17 32 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 30 (9.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.46%) Fintech
2 26 (8.50%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (7.52%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (6.21%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (5.56%) PMI
6 14 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.25%) User Experience
8 7 (2.29%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.29%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.98%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.65%) EPoS
11 2 (0.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.65%) NHS
11 2 (0.65%) Verilog
12 1 (0.33%) Blog
12 1 (0.33%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.33%) Replication
12 1 (0.33%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.82%) Windows
2 7 (2.29%) Linux
3 5 (1.63%) Android
3 5 (1.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (66.34%) MVC
2 187 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (18.63%) Scrum
4 45 (14.71%) TDD
5 43 (14.05%) Software Engineering
6 35 (11.44%) OOP
6 35 (11.44%) SOLID
7 32 (10.46%) Microservices
8 31 (10.13%) Dependency Injection
9 30 (9.80%) SDLC
10 28 (9.15%) BDD
11 27 (8.82%) DevOps
11 27 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (8.82%) Web Development
12 26 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (8.17%) Asynchronous Programming
13 25 (8.17%) OO
14 22 (7.19%) Asset Management
14 22 (7.19%) Web Application Development
15 19 (6.21%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 265 (86.60%) C#
2 157 (51.31%) JavaScript
3 134 (43.79%) SQL
4 52 (16.99%) T-SQL
5 21 (6.86%) TypeScript
6 20 (6.54%) Java
7 9 (2.94%) PHP
8 8 (2.61%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.29%) Ruby
10 6 (1.96%) Python
11 5 (1.63%) Java 8
12 4 (1.31%) VBA
13 3 (0.98%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.65%) C
14 2 (0.65%) C++
14 2 (0.65%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.33%) Go
15 1 (0.33%) R
15 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (10.46%) Degree
2 17 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.63%) MCSD
3 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (4.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) Consul
2 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 132 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.90%) IBM
3 13 (4.25%) Oracle
4 5 (1.63%) Google
4 5 (1.63%) webMethods
4 5 (1.63%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.31%) Facebook
5 4 (1.31%) Software AG
6 3 (0.98%) Apple
6 3 (0.98%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.65%) SAP
7 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.33%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.33%) Cognos
8 1 (0.33%) IDERA
8 1 (0.33%) RedGate
8 1 (0.33%) Tableau
8 1 (0.33%) Telerik
8 1 (0.33%) WooCommerce