Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 49 66
Rank change year-on-year -13 +17 -24
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 609 631 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.57% 5.07% 4.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.27% 12.13% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 544 610 489
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £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 5930 5200 5094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.48% 41.80% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4931 4532 4386
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 £26,250 £25,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -1 396 £43,500 +2.35% 36
Cheshire -44 128 £42,500 +10.39% 22
Lancashire +14 51 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Merseyside -15 18 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Cumbria - 10 £42,500 -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 609 (100.00%) .NET
2 554 (90.97%) C#
3 456 (74.88%) MVC
4 444 (72.91%) ASP.NET
5 406 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 362 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
7 353 (57.96%) Entity Framework
8 312 (51.23%) ASP.NET MVC
9 273 (44.83%) JavaScript
10 244 (40.07%) AngularJS
11 225 (36.95%) SQL
12 217 (35.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 216 (35.47%) WCF
14 211 (34.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 207 (33.99%) HTML
16 199 (32.68%) TDD
17 194 (31.86%) CSS
18 165 (27.09%) Web Services
18 165 (27.09%) jQuery
19 154 (25.29%) Scrum
19 154 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 146 (23.97%) Web Application Development
21 145 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
21 145 (23.81%) Microsoft
22 129 (21.18%) Git (software)
23 120 (19.70%) SQL Server 2016
24 119 (19.54%) RESTful
25 118 (19.38%) BDD
26 110 (18.06%) Ruby
27 105 (17.24%) Web Development

.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 35 (5.75%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (2.79%) IIS
3 16 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.64%) CMS
5 8 (1.31%) NServiceBus
6 7 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (1.15%) EPiServer
7 5 (0.82%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.33%) Apache
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.33%) Confluence
9 2 (0.33%) OpenROAD
9 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.16%) SAS
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 145 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.64%) SaaS
4 4 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.33%) Office 365
5 2 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.63%) HTTP
2 14 (2.30%) Internet
3 8 (1.31%) WinSCP
4 5 (0.82%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.66%) Broadband
6 3 (0.49%) Intranet
6 3 (0.49%) RS-232
6 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.33%) LLU
7 2 (0.33%) SMS
8 1 (0.16%) DHCP
8 1 (0.16%) DNS
8 1 (0.16%) NAS
8 1 (0.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 406 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 120 (19.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 98 (16.09%) NoSQL
4 83 (13.63%) MongoDB
5 58 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 38 (6.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (6.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 35 (5.75%) RavenDB
9 33 (5.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (4.93%) MySQL
11 18 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 15 (2.46%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.81%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.99%) DB2
16 6 (0.99%) DTS
17 5 (0.82%) Oracle Database
17 5 (0.82%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 129 (21.18%) Git (software)
2 68 (11.17%) Visual Studio
3 63 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (8.05%) Subversion
5 39 (6.40%) TeamCity
6 31 (5.09%) JIRA
7 13 (2.13%) Selenium
8 12 (1.97%) ReSharper
8 12 (1.97%) SonarQube
9 11 (1.81%) CruiseControl
10 10 (1.64%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.48%) MSTest
12 8 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.15%) FxCop
13 7 (1.15%) Jenkins
14 6 (0.99%) NUnit
15 5 (0.82%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.82%) StyleCop
16 4 (0.66%) Bitbucket
16 4 (0.66%) PowerBuilder
General
1 80 (13.14%) Finance
2 65 (10.67%) Games
3 36 (5.91%) Retail
4 24 (3.94%) Law
5 19 (3.12%) Music Industry
6 15 (2.46%) Banking
7 11 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 10 (1.64%) Legal
9 9 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.15%) Back Office
11 6 (0.99%) Advertising
11 6 (0.99%) Marketing
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 487 (79.97%) Developer
2 354 (58.13%) .NET Developer
3 161 (26.44%) C# Developer
4 120 (19.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (10.02%) Senior Developer
6 57 (9.36%) Junior
7 53 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 51 (8.37%) ASP.NET Developer
8 51 (8.37%) Junior Developer
9 49 (8.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 47 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 44 (7.22%) Junior .NET Developer
12 42 (6.90%) Graduate
13 34 (5.58%) Graduate Developer
14 33 (5.42%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 33 (5.42%) Software Engineer
15 32 (5.25%) C# Software Developer
16 27 (4.43%) .NET Software Developer
17 26 (4.27%) SQL Developer
18 24 (3.94%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 609 (100.00%) .NET
2 444 (72.91%) ASP.NET
3 353 (57.96%) Entity Framework
4 312 (51.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 244 (40.07%) AngularJS
6 217 (35.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 216 (35.47%) WCF
8 211 (34.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 207 (33.99%) HTML
10 194 (31.86%) CSS
11 165 (27.09%) jQuery
11 165 (27.09%) Web Services
12 154 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 119 (19.54%) RESTful
14 96 (15.76%) KnockoutJS
15 88 (14.45%) HTML5
16 84 (13.79%) Node.js
17 83 (13.63%) XML
18 74 (12.15%) Code First Entity Framework
19 66 (10.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.00%) Computer Science
2 46 (7.55%) Fintech
3 45 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.25%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (3.61%) Mobile App
7 21 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (3.45%) User Experience
8 17 (2.79%) Social Network
9 12 (1.97%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.48%) NHS
11 5 (0.82%) FMCG
12 4 (0.66%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.66%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.49%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 3 (0.49%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.49%) Life Science
13 3 (0.49%) Online Banking
14 2 (0.33%) Raspberry Pi
15 1 (0.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.00%) Windows
2 15 (2.46%) Linux
3 10 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.99%) Android
4 6 (0.99%) Unix
5 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
5 3 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) VMS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (74.88%) MVC
2 362 (59.44%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (32.68%) TDD
4 154 (25.29%) Scrum
5 146 (23.97%) Web Application Development
6 118 (19.38%) BDD
7 105 (17.24%) Web Development
8 77 (12.64%) Dependency Injection
9 67 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (11.00%) OO
10 61 (10.02%) Kanban
10 61 (10.02%) Software Engineering
11 55 (9.03%) Test Automation
12 51 (8.37%) Unit Testing
13 45 (7.39%) Wealth Management
14 44 (7.22%) SDLC
15 43 (7.06%) DevOps
16 41 (6.73%) Multithreading
17 40 (6.57%) Asset Management
17 40 (6.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 554 (90.97%) C#
2 273 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 225 (36.95%) SQL
4 110 (18.06%) Ruby
5 56 (9.20%) T-SQL
6 41 (6.73%) VB.NET
7 32 (5.25%) F#
8 24 (3.94%) Java
9 20 (3.28%) TypeScript
10 12 (1.97%) C
11 10 (1.64%) PHP
12 8 (1.31%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.15%) C++
13 7 (1.15%) VBA
13 7 (1.15%) VBScript
13 7 (1.15%) XAML
14 6 (0.99%) VB
15 5 (0.82%) XPath
16 4 (0.66%) PHP 5
16 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (11.49%) Degree
2 18 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.31%) DV Cleared
3 8 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.33%) HND
5 2 (0.33%) ISEB
5 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.33%) MCP
5 2 (0.33%) MCSA
5 2 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.91%) QA
2 3 (0.49%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PMO
4 1 (0.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 15 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.64%) Docker
3 3 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (5.25%) Kibana
2 3 (0.49%) 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)
3 2 (0.33%) WMI
4 1 (0.16%) Ansible
4 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 145 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.25%) Google
3 24 (3.94%) Oracle
4 14 (2.30%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.31%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.15%) Adobe
6 7 (1.15%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.99%) SAP
8 5 (0.82%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.82%) iManage
8 5 (0.82%) Sybase
9 4 (0.66%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.66%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.66%) Rackspace
9 4 (0.66%) Tableau
10 3 (0.49%) Capita
10 3 (0.49%) OpenText
10 3 (0.49%) Siebel
10 3 (0.49%) VMware
11 2 (0.33%) Teradata