Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 50 61
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -21
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 599 613 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.69% 5.03% 4.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.61% 12.13% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 528 587 496
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,775 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

.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 5646 5052 5274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.16% 41.49% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4678 4383 4515
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,625 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 -2 373 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Cheshire -28 133 £40,000 +3.90% 23
Lancashire +8 50 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Merseyside -8 28 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Cumbria - 12 £43,750 -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 599 (100.00%) .NET
2 549 (91.65%) C#
3 454 (75.79%) MVC
4 442 (73.79%) ASP.NET
5 414 (69.12%) SQL Server
6 359 (59.93%) Agile Software Development
7 353 (58.93%) Entity Framework
8 306 (51.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 264 (44.07%) JavaScript
10 241 (40.23%) AngularJS
11 230 (38.40%) SQL
12 213 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web API
13 212 (35.39%) HTML
14 211 (35.23%) WCF
15 203 (33.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 191 (31.89%) CSS
17 180 (30.05%) TDD
18 176 (29.38%) Web Services
19 173 (28.88%) jQuery
20 162 (27.05%) Microsoft
21 159 (26.54%) Scrum
22 139 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
23 132 (22.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 123 (20.53%) Web Application Development
25 107 (17.86%) Git (software)
26 104 (17.36%) BDD
27 103 (17.20%) RESTful
28 101 (16.86%) Web Development
28 101 (16.86%) XML
29 100 (16.69%) SQL Server 2016

.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 32 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (3.17%) IIS
3 18 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.84%) CMS
5 12 (2.00%) NServiceBus
6 8 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.34%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.34%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.83%) OpenROAD
8 5 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.50%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.33%) Apache
10 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.33%) Confluence
10 2 (0.33%) WordPress
11 1 (0.17%) Kentico
11 1 (0.17%) SAS
11 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 139 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.84%) SaaS
4 7 (1.17%) npm
5 5 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.83%) PaaS
6 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.67%) Office 365
7 2 (0.33%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.17%) HTTP
2 14 (2.34%) Internet
3 11 (1.84%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.17%) RS-232
4 7 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.17%) WinSCP
5 6 (1.00%) Intranet
6 4 (0.67%) Broadband
6 4 (0.67%) LLU
7 2 (0.33%) SMS
8 1 (0.17%) DHCP
8 1 (0.17%) DNS
8 1 (0.17%) NAS
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (69.12%) SQL Server
2 100 (16.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 82 (13.69%) NoSQL
4 80 (13.36%) MongoDB
5 58 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (6.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (6.51%) SQL Server 2014
8 37 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (5.34%) MySQL
9 32 (5.34%) RavenDB
10 20 (3.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (2.84%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
14 7 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (1.00%) DB2
15 6 (1.00%) DTS
16 5 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 107 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 87 (14.52%) Visual Studio
3 64 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 56 (9.35%) Subversion
5 45 (7.51%) JIRA
6 39 (6.51%) TeamCity
7 20 (3.34%) Selenium
8 19 (3.17%) ReSharper
9 17 (2.84%) SonarQube
10 16 (2.67%) CruiseControl
11 13 (2.17%) NUnit
11 13 (2.17%) SpecFlow
12 12 (2.00%) MSTest
13 11 (1.84%) FxCop
13 11 (1.84%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (1.34%) Jenkins
14 8 (1.34%) StyleCop
15 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Blend
15 7 (1.17%) MSI
15 7 (1.17%) WiX
General
1 82 (13.69%) Finance
2 60 (10.02%) Games
3 37 (6.18%) Retail
4 26 (4.34%) Law
5 14 (2.34%) Music Industry
6 13 (2.17%) Banking
7 11 (1.84%) Back Office
7 11 (1.84%) Marketing
8 10 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.67%) Legal
8 10 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 473 (78.96%) Developer
2 331 (55.26%) .NET Developer
3 175 (29.22%) C# Developer
4 135 (22.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (11.35%) Senior Developer
6 64 (10.68%) Software Developer
7 61 (10.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 59 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 59 (9.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 55 (9.18%) Junior
10 50 (8.35%) Junior Developer
11 43 (7.18%) Junior .NET Developer
12 42 (7.01%) Graduate
13 36 (6.01%) Software Engineer
14 34 (5.68%) Graduate Developer
15 33 (5.51%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 32 (5.34%) C# Software Developer
17 31 (5.18%) .NET Software Developer
17 31 (5.18%) Senior .NET Developer
18 26 (4.34%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (100.00%) .NET
2 442 (73.79%) ASP.NET
3 353 (58.93%) Entity Framework
4 306 (51.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 241 (40.23%) AngularJS
6 213 (35.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 212 (35.39%) HTML
8 211 (35.23%) WCF
9 203 (33.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 191 (31.89%) CSS
11 176 (29.38%) Web Services
12 173 (28.88%) jQuery
13 132 (22.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 103 (17.20%) RESTful
15 101 (16.86%) XML
16 95 (15.86%) HTML5
17 83 (13.86%) KnockoutJS
18 79 (13.19%) Node.js
19 70 (11.69%) WPF
20 68 (11.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.68%) Computer Science
2 43 (7.18%) Fintech
3 42 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.84%) Management Information System
5 28 (4.67%) User Experience
6 25 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (3.01%) Data Structures
8 18 (3.01%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.84%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.67%) Social Network
11 9 (1.50%) N-Tier
12 7 (1.17%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 7 (1.17%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.83%) FMCG
14 4 (0.67%) Raspberry Pi
15 3 (0.50%) Life Science
15 3 (0.50%) Online Banking
16 1 (0.17%) EPoS
16 1 (0.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 78 (13.02%) Windows
2 19 (3.17%) Linux
3 10 (1.67%) Android
4 9 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.17%) Mac OS
5 7 (1.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 5 (0.83%) Unix
7 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) VMS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (75.79%) MVC
2 359 (59.93%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (30.05%) TDD
4 159 (26.54%) Scrum
5 123 (20.53%) Web Application Development
6 104 (17.36%) BDD
7 101 (16.86%) Web Development
8 85 (14.19%) Dependency Injection
9 69 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (11.02%) Test Automation
11 65 (10.85%) Unit Testing
12 63 (10.52%) Software Engineering
13 61 (10.18%) Kanban
13 61 (10.18%) OO
14 45 (7.51%) Multithreading
15 42 (7.01%) DevOps
16 41 (6.84%) Wealth Management
17 40 (6.68%) SDLC
18 38 (6.34%) Asset Management
18 38 (6.34%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 549 (91.65%) C#
2 264 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 230 (38.40%) SQL
4 90 (15.03%) Ruby
5 55 (9.18%) T-SQL
6 43 (7.18%) VB.NET
7 32 (5.34%) Java
8 29 (4.84%) F#
9 20 (3.34%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.84%) C
11 14 (2.34%) C++
12 12 (2.00%) XPath
13 11 (1.84%) XAML
14 10 (1.67%) PHP
15 8 (1.34%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.00%) VB
17 5 (0.83%) XQuery
18 4 (0.67%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.67%) VBScript
19 3 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 83 (13.86%) Degree
2 18 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.34%) DV Cleared
3 8 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.33%) HND
5 2 (0.33%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.17%) MCP
6 1 (0.17%) MCSA
6 1 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.84%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.50%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.67%) Docker
3 3 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 29 (4.84%) Kibana
2 3 (0.50%) SCOM
3 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.33%) SCCM
3 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.17%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 162 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.18%) Oracle
3 29 (4.84%) Google
4 11 (1.84%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.50%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.34%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.83%) Actian
7 5 (0.83%) Adobe
7 5 (0.83%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.83%) Facebook
7 5 (0.83%) hybris
7 5 (0.83%) SAP
7 5 (0.83%) Telerik
8 4 (0.67%) AppDynamics
8 4 (0.67%) iManage
8 4 (0.67%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.67%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.50%) Sybase
9 3 (0.50%) VMware
10 2 (0.33%) Red Hat