Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 78 64
Rank change year-on-year -47 -14 -12
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 262 456 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.48% 3.74% 4.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.34% 9.32% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 240 408 534
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,675 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £49,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.68% +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 4,133 4,892 5,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.06% 40.11% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,125 4,131 4,896
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%

.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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -43 168 £45,000 +5.88% 60
Cheshire -27 48 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Merseyside -2 38 £46,500 +12.73% 4
Lancashire -33 9 £35,000 -12.50% 8
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 262 (100.00%) .NET
2 220 (83.97%) C#
3 156 (59.54%) MVC
4 145 (55.34%) SQL Server
5 141 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
6 140 (53.44%) ASP.NET
7 113 (43.13%) Entity Framework
8 108 (41.22%) JavaScript
9 97 (37.02%) SQL
10 86 (32.82%) HTML
10 86 (32.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 83 (31.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (31.30%) Microsoft
13 80 (30.53%) CSS
14 69 (26.34%) .NET Core
15 65 (24.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 60 (22.90%) AngularJS
17 54 (20.61%) Scrum
18 49 (18.70%) Problem-Solving
19 48 (18.32%) jQuery
20 47 (17.94%) Git (software)
20 47 (17.94%) Web Services
21 45 (17.18%) DevOps
22 41 (15.65%) REST
23 40 (15.27%) TDD
24 39 (14.89%) XML
25 38 (14.50%) React
26 36 (13.74%) Software Engineering
27 34 (12.98%) JIRA
28 33 (12.60%) Visual Studio

.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 11 (4.20%) CMS
2 9 (3.44%) Umbraco
3 8 (3.05%) IIS
4 6 (2.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.15%) Confluence
7 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.76%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.76%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.91%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 86 (32.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.20%) Serverless
4 6 (2.29%) Azure Functions
4 6 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.91%) IaaS
6 4 (1.53%) GitHub
7 2 (0.76%) Azure Stack
7 2 (0.76%) npm
7 2 (0.76%) Office 365
7 2 (0.76%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon Alexa
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.38%) Dialogflow
8 1 (0.38%) Firebase
8 1 (0.38%) PaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) Broadband
1 4 (1.53%) Ethernet
1 4 (1.53%) LLU
2 1 (0.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (55.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.44%) NoSQL
2 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (3.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 7 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.91%) Big Data
5 5 (1.91%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.76%) Event Store
8 2 (0.76%) Power BI
8 2 (0.76%) Redis
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 47 (17.94%) Git (software)
2 34 (12.98%) JIRA
3 33 (12.60%) Visual Studio
4 28 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.49%) Selenium
5 17 (6.49%) TeamCity
6 10 (3.82%) Grunt
6 10 (3.82%) ReSharper
7 6 (2.29%) Appium
7 6 (2.29%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.29%) Calabash
7 6 (2.29%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.91%) Subversion
8 5 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.53%) NUnit
10 3 (1.15%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.76%) GitLab
11 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (7.25%) Retail
2 17 (6.49%) Finance
3 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.53%) Billing
4 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.15%) Legal
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 220 (83.97%) Developer
2 96 (36.64%) .NET Developer
2 96 (36.64%) C# Developer
3 51 (19.47%) Senior Developer
4 50 (19.08%) Software Developer
5 44 (16.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (11.07%) Senior C# Developer
7 24 (9.16%) C# Software Developer
8 20 (7.63%) Senior .NET Developer
9 18 (6.87%) Junior
9 18 (6.87%) Lead Developer
10 15 (5.73%) Technical Leader
11 14 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (5.34%) Lead C# Developer
12 13 (4.96%) Software Engineer
12 13 (4.96%) Technical Developer
13 12 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 12 (4.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 11 (4.20%) C# Programmer
14 11 (4.20%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (100.00%) .NET
2 140 (53.44%) ASP.NET
3 113 (43.13%) Entity Framework
4 86 (32.82%) HTML
5 83 (31.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 80 (30.53%) CSS
7 69 (26.34%) .NET Core
8 65 (24.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 60 (22.90%) AngularJS
10 48 (18.32%) jQuery
11 47 (17.94%) Web Services
12 41 (15.65%) REST
13 39 (14.89%) XML
14 38 (14.50%) React
15 31 (11.83%) HTML5
16 30 (11.45%) WCF
17 28 (10.69%) RESTful
18 22 (8.40%) Sass
19 21 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 20 (7.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.31%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (5.34%) User Experience
3 12 (4.58%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.29%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (1.91%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.15%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.15%) EPoS
10 2 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.38%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.38%) Replication
11 1 (0.38%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.67%) Windows
2 6 (2.29%) Android
3 3 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (59.54%) MVC
2 141 (53.82%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (20.61%) Scrum
4 49 (18.70%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (17.18%) DevOps
6 40 (15.27%) TDD
7 36 (13.74%) Software Engineering
8 33 (12.60%) SDLC
9 32 (12.21%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (11.45%) SOLID
11 24 (9.16%) OO
12 21 (8.02%) Unit Testing
13 18 (6.87%) E-Commerce
13 18 (6.87%) Microservices
14 17 (6.49%) Test Automation
15 16 (6.11%) Web Development
16 13 (4.96%) BDD
16 13 (4.96%) Kanban
16 13 (4.96%) Logistics
17 12 (4.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 220 (83.97%) C#
2 108 (41.22%) JavaScript
3 97 (37.02%) SQL
4 28 (10.69%) T-SQL
5 21 (8.02%) TypeScript
6 11 (4.20%) Java
7 6 (2.29%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.53%) C++
9 2 (0.76%) C
9 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.76%) Python
10 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.38%) ES6
10 1 (0.38%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.38%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) R
10 1 (0.38%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) XAML
10 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (8.40%) Degree
2 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.91%) MCSD
4 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.78%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.58%) Docker
2 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.67%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.76%) Kibana
2 2 (0.76%) logstash
3 1 (0.38%) Consul
3 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 82 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.34%) Xamarin
3 9 (3.44%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.67%) IBM
4 7 (2.67%) Oracle
5 5 (1.91%) Sage
5 5 (1.91%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.53%) Pega
7 2 (0.76%) Google
7 2 (0.76%) LogicMonitor
7 2 (0.76%) New Relic
7 2 (0.76%) Telerik
8 1 (0.38%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.38%) Apple
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos
8 1 (0.38%) Facebook
8 1 (0.38%) IDERA
8 1 (0.38%) RedGate
8 1 (0.38%) Software AG
8 1 (0.38%) webMethods