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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / North West
Rank 68 65 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 -13  
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 255 237 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.15% 4.17% 4.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.41% 11.17% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 223 217 260
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2709 2121 2598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.07% 37.32% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2312 1833 2203
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -27 130 £38,000 -20.00% 25
Cheshire +17 66 £40,000 - 15
Merseyside +3 35 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Lancashire +7 22 £33,000 -14.83% 6
Cumbria - 2 £46,000 -
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 551 (100.00%) .NET
2 528 (95.83%) C#
3 450 (81.67%) ASP.NET
4 399 (72.41%) MVC
5 365 (66.24%) SQL Server
6 352 (63.88%) Entity Framework
7 303 (54.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 290 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
9 265 (48.09%) SQL
10 229 (41.56%) WCF
11 209 (37.93%) JavaScript
12 200 (36.30%) TDD
13 198 (35.93%) HTML
14 197 (35.75%) CSS
15 194 (35.21%) jQuery
16 193 (35.03%) ASP.NET Web API
17 188 (34.12%) AngularJS
18 142 (25.77%) Microsoft
19 125 (22.69%) Web Services
20 124 (22.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 105 (19.06%) Git (software)
21 105 (19.06%) BDD
22 102 (18.51%) Web Application Development
23 101 (18.33%) RESTful
23 101 (18.33%) OO
24 100 (18.15%) WPF
25 98 (17.79%) Visual Studio
25 98 (17.79%) Degree
26 95 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 94 (17.06%) SQL Server 2014

.NET Framework
Top Related 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 (5.81%) IIS
2 31 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (3.99%) CMS
4 18 (3.27%) SharePoint
4 18 (3.27%) Umbraco
5 14 (2.54%) NServiceBus
5 14 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.09%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.91%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.54%) Apache
9 3 (0.54%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.36%) Drupal
11 1 (0.18%) Confluence
11 1 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.18%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 78 (14.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.36%) MS Office
2 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Project
3 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 91 (16.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.36%) SaaS
4 7 (1.27%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Google Play
5 1 (0.18%) iTunes
5 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.72%) Internet
2 13 (2.36%) HTTP
3 8 (1.45%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.09%) RS-232
4 6 (1.09%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.36%) LLU
6 1 (0.18%) GPRS
6 1 (0.18%) GSM
6 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (66.24%) SQL Server
2 94 (17.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 82 (14.88%) NoSQL
4 65 (11.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (7.26%) MySQL
6 33 (5.99%) MongoDB
7 28 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (4.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (2.00%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.91%) RavenDB
14 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.54%) Power BI
17 2 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
17 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 105 (19.06%) Git (software)
2 98 (17.79%) Visual Studio
3 79 (14.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (9.62%) JIRA
5 45 (8.17%) Subversion
6 36 (6.53%) TeamCity
7 34 (6.17%) NUnit
8 26 (4.72%) Selenium
9 25 (4.54%) MSTest
10 20 (3.63%) FxCop
10 20 (3.63%) SpecFlow
10 20 (3.63%) StyleCop
11 17 (3.09%) Moq
12 10 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
14 8 (1.45%) AccuRev
15 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Blend
15 6 (1.09%) MSI
15 6 (1.09%) NuGet
15 6 (1.09%) WiX
General
1 75 (13.61%) Finance
2 38 (6.90%) Games
3 18 (3.27%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.72%) Marketing
5 13 (2.36%) Retail
6 12 (2.18%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.09%) Advertising
7 6 (1.09%) Banking
7 6 (1.09%) Music Industry
8 5 (0.91%) Legal
9 4 (0.73%) Electronics
9 4 (0.73%) Law
10 3 (0.54%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 473 (85.84%) Developer
2 359 (65.15%) .NET Developer
3 255 (46.28%) C# Developer
4 205 (37.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 125 (22.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 116 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 88 (15.97%) Senior Developer
8 73 (13.25%) Senior C# Developer
9 66 (11.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 64 (11.62%) Senior .NET Developer
11 55 (9.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 48 (8.71%) Junior
13 47 (8.53%) Junior Developer
14 46 (8.35%) Software Developer
15 45 (8.17%) Graduate
15 45 (8.17%) Junior .NET Developer
15 45 (8.17%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 45 (8.17%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
16 44 (7.99%) Graduate Developer
17 42 (7.62%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 551 (100.00%) .NET
2 450 (81.67%) ASP.NET
3 352 (63.88%) Entity Framework
4 303 (54.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 229 (41.56%) WCF
6 198 (35.93%) HTML
7 197 (35.75%) CSS
8 194 (35.21%) jQuery
9 193 (35.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 188 (34.12%) AngularJS
11 125 (22.69%) Web Services
12 124 (22.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 101 (18.33%) RESTful
14 100 (18.15%) WPF
15 95 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 77 (13.97%) Node.js
16 77 (13.97%) XML
17 57 (10.34%) Code First Entity Framework
18 55 (9.98%) HTML5
19 50 (9.07%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 50 (9.07%) Mobile App
3 26 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (3.27%) Social Network
5 17 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.90%) iPad
6 16 (2.90%) User Experience
7 14 (2.54%) PMI
8 11 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.00%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.09%) Fintech
9 6 (1.09%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 6 (1.09%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.36%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.18%) Blog
11 1 (0.18%) Replication
11 1 (0.18%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.07%) Windows
2 9 (1.63%) Linux
3 7 (1.27%) Android
4 6 (1.09%) Mac OS
4 6 (1.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 6 (1.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.54%) Unix
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (72.41%) MVC
2 290 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (36.30%) TDD
4 105 (19.06%) BDD
5 102 (18.51%) Web Application Development
6 101 (18.33%) OO
7 85 (15.43%) Web Development
8 84 (15.25%) Dependency Injection
9 81 (14.70%) Scrum
10 54 (9.80%) Kanban
11 49 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 47 (8.53%) Multithreading
13 44 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (7.62%) SDLC
14 42 (7.62%) Unit Testing
15 33 (5.99%) OOP
16 29 (5.26%) Mentoring
17 27 (4.90%) Integration Testing
18 25 (4.54%) CRM
19 24 (4.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 528 (95.83%) C#
2 265 (48.09%) SQL
3 209 (37.93%) JavaScript
4 83 (15.06%) Ruby
5 56 (10.16%) T-SQL
6 37 (6.72%) VB.NET
7 31 (5.63%) Java
8 26 (4.72%) F#
9 24 (4.36%) PHP
10 15 (2.72%) C++
11 14 (2.54%) VB
12 13 (2.36%) TypeScript
13 12 (2.18%) PHP 5
14 11 (2.00%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.45%) C
15 8 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.27%) XAML
17 3 (0.54%) Perl
17 3 (0.54%) VBScript
18 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (17.79%) Degree
2 15 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (2.54%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.81%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.09%) ISEB
6 6 (1.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.63%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (2.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (4.72%) Kibana
2 3 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (0.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 142 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.26%) Google
3 19 (3.45%) Oracle
4 15 (2.72%) Sitecore
5 12 (2.18%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.00%) PayPal
7 9 (1.63%) SAP
8 3 (0.54%) Facebook
8 3 (0.54%) Telerik
9 1 (0.18%) Apple
9 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.18%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.18%) iManage
9 1 (0.18%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.18%) RedGate
9 1 (0.18%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.18%) Wonderware
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Destinology Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + Exc Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000 per annum + Flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Holidays, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Remote Working
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago