Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 64 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 529 563 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.35% 4.52% 4.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.86% 10.33% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 475 496 459
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,000 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

.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 5,367 5,449 4,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.10% 43.70% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,488 4,666 3,692
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,025
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 +8 314 £42,500 +6.25% 50
Cheshire -19 153 £40,000 - 26
Lancashire -19 31 £36,250 +9.85% 12
Merseyside -29 27 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Cumbria -14 4 £45,000 -1.10%
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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.

1 529 (100.00%) .NET
2 465 (87.90%) C#
3 364 (68.81%) MVC
4 361 (68.24%) SQL Server
5 333 (62.95%) ASP.NET
6 319 (60.30%) Agile Software Development
7 268 (50.66%) Entity Framework
8 243 (45.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 209 (39.51%) JavaScript
10 208 (39.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 197 (37.24%) AngularJS
12 188 (35.54%) SQL
13 187 (35.35%) HTML
14 176 (33.27%) CSS
15 171 (32.33%) WCF
16 170 (32.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 165 (31.19%) Git (software)
18 162 (30.62%) TDD
19 152 (28.73%) Web Application Development
20 149 (28.17%) RESTful
21 146 (27.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 132 (24.95%) SQL Server 2016
23 130 (24.57%) Finance
24 128 (24.20%) BDD
25 124 (23.44%) Microsoft
26 120 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
27 114 (21.55%) jQuery
28 112 (21.17%) Ruby
29 111 (20.98%) Scrum
30 109 (20.60%) Web Services

.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 (6.05%) IIS
2 31 (5.86%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.84%) NServiceBus
3 15 (2.84%) Sitefinity
4 14 (2.65%) CMS
5 12 (2.27%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.76%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.76%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) Confluence
8 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
Applications
1 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.13%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (3.40%) Elite 3E
2 16 (3.02%) Workfront
3 11 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 120 (22.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.51%) PaaS
4 6 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (1.13%) Office 365
5 5 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.95%) npm
6 4 (0.76%) GitHub
7 3 (0.57%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.38%) Firebase
8 2 (0.38%) SaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.27%) HTTP
2 4 (0.76%) Firewall
2 4 (0.76%) SSL
2 4 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.57%) Internet
3 3 (0.57%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 361 (68.24%) SQL Server
2 132 (24.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 90 (17.01%) NoSQL
4 73 (13.80%) MongoDB
5 39 (7.37%) RavenDB
6 34 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (5.48%) SQL Server 2014
8 22 (4.16%) MySQL
9 18 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.08%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.32%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.13%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 5 (0.95%) Big Data
15 5 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 165 (31.19%) Git (software)
2 63 (11.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (10.96%) Visual Studio
4 51 (9.64%) JIRA
5 35 (6.62%) TeamCity
6 31 (5.86%) Jenkins
7 21 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (3.21%) Selenium
9 15 (2.84%) MSBuild
10 13 (2.46%) NUnit
11 12 (2.27%) Subversion
12 10 (1.89%) SpecFlow
13 9 (1.70%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.51%) FxCop
14 8 (1.51%) git-flow
14 8 (1.51%) gulp
14 8 (1.51%) Moq
15 7 (1.32%) StyleCop
16 5 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 5 (0.95%) Cucumber
General
1 130 (24.57%) Finance
2 54 (10.21%) Games
3 39 (7.37%) Retail
4 20 (3.78%) Legal
5 18 (3.40%) Automotive
5 18 (3.40%) Banking
5 18 (3.40%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.84%) Advertising
7 14 (2.65%) Retail Banking
8 12 (2.27%) Music Industry
9 11 (2.08%) Law
10 5 (0.95%) Marketing
11 4 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.38%) Back Office
13 2 (0.38%) Publishing
14 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 445 (84.12%) Developer
2 332 (62.76%) .NET Developer
3 126 (23.82%) C# Developer
4 92 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (10.21%) Senior Developer
6 52 (9.83%) Software Developer
7 39 (7.37%) .NET Developer - Fintech
8 37 (6.99%) Junior
9 35 (6.62%) Junior Developer
10 32 (6.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 31 (5.86%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (5.86%) Graduate
11 31 (5.86%) Junior .NET Developer
12 30 (5.67%) Applications Developer
12 30 (5.67%) Graduate .NET Developer
12 30 (5.67%) Graduate Developer
13 29 (5.48%) C# Software Developer
14 28 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 27 (5.10%) Software Engineer
16 26 (4.91%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 529 (100.00%) .NET
2 333 (62.95%) ASP.NET
3 268 (50.66%) Entity Framework
4 243 (45.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 208 (39.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 197 (37.24%) AngularJS
7 187 (35.35%) HTML
8 176 (33.27%) CSS
9 171 (32.33%) WCF
10 170 (32.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 149 (28.17%) RESTful
12 146 (27.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 114 (21.55%) jQuery
14 109 (20.60%) Web Services
15 94 (17.77%) Node.js
16 82 (15.50%) Code First Entity Framework
17 81 (15.31%) KnockoutJS
18 59 (11.15%) HTML5
19 48 (9.07%) CSS3
20 43 (8.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.78%) Management Information System
2 49 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 47 (8.88%) Fintech
4 40 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (6.62%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.40%) Social Network
8 17 (3.21%) User Experience
9 16 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.76%) Life Science
12 4 (0.76%) LIMS
13 2 (0.38%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.38%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.38%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.19%) NHS
14 1 (0.19%) PMI
14 1 (0.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (14.74%) Windows
2 22 (4.16%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.08%) Android
4 9 (1.70%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.70%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.51%) Linux
6 3 (0.57%) Unix
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (68.81%) MVC
2 319 (60.30%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (30.62%) TDD
4 152 (28.73%) Web Application Development
5 128 (24.20%) BDD
6 111 (20.98%) Scrum
7 89 (16.82%) Web Development
8 73 (13.80%) SDLC
9 65 (12.29%) OO
10 59 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
11 58 (10.96%) Unit Testing
12 57 (10.78%) Wealth Management
13 53 (10.02%) Kanban
14 50 (9.45%) Dependency Injection
14 50 (9.45%) Test Automation
15 47 (8.88%) Software Engineering
16 44 (8.32%) Asset Management
17 42 (7.94%) SOLID
18 39 (7.37%) OOP
19 37 (6.99%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 465 (87.90%) C#
2 209 (39.51%) JavaScript
3 188 (35.54%) SQL
4 112 (21.17%) Ruby
5 68 (12.85%) T-SQL
6 60 (11.34%) Java
7 51 (9.64%) VB.NET
8 31 (5.86%) TypeScript
9 30 (5.67%) F#
10 23 (4.35%) PHP
11 21 (3.97%) VBA
12 16 (3.02%) VB
13 12 (2.27%) Python
14 11 (2.08%) PHP 5
15 10 (1.89%) C
15 10 (1.89%) PowerShell
16 7 (1.32%) C++
17 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
17 6 (1.13%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.76%) ES6
Qualifications
1 57 (10.78%) Degree
2 20 (3.78%) MCSE
2 20 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.02%) MCP
3 16 (3.02%) MCSA
4 13 (2.46%) CISSP
5 9 (1.70%) CSSLP
5 9 (1.70%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.95%) HNC
7 4 (0.76%) CCNA
7 4 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.76%) GIAC
7 4 (0.76%) Linux+ Certification
7 4 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.76%) SANS
7 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.76%) SSCP
8 2 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.27%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.76%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.27%) Docker
3 6 (1.13%) vSphere
4 2 (0.38%) Firmware
4 2 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (5.67%) Kibana
2 6 (1.13%) Puppet
3 4 (0.76%) Salt
4 2 (0.38%) Ansible
4 2 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 124 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.62%) Xamarin
3 32 (6.05%) Google
3 32 (6.05%) Oracle
4 20 (3.78%) Capita
5 18 (3.40%) Intapp
6 17 (3.21%) SAP
7 16 (3.02%) Reuters
8 14 (2.65%) Facebook
9 4 (0.76%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.57%) HP
10 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.57%) Twitter
11 2 (0.38%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.38%) DocuSign
11 2 (0.38%) iManage
11 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.38%) Teradata
11 2 (0.38%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.38%) VMware