Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 55 60
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -12
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 603 574 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.71% 4.69% 4.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.56% 11.06% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 538 543 484
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,125 £22,500 £29,225
90th Percentile £64,125 £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 5,710 5,191 4,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.64% 42.44% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,774 4,536 3,985
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 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

.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 February 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 19 February 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 +17 379 £42,500 - 41
Cheshire -31 159 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Lancashire +12 43 £35,000 -6.67% 12
Merseyside -28 15 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 603 (100.00%) .NET
2 533 (88.39%) C#
3 439 (72.80%) MVC
4 418 (69.32%) SQL Server
5 414 (68.66%) ASP.NET
6 369 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
7 336 (55.72%) Entity Framework
8 307 (50.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 256 (42.45%) JavaScript
10 252 (41.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 238 (39.47%) AngularJS
12 219 (36.32%) WCF
13 210 (34.83%) TDD
14 209 (34.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 199 (33.00%) Web Application Development
16 195 (32.34%) SQL
16 195 (32.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 186 (30.85%) CSS
17 186 (30.85%) Git (software)
18 183 (30.35%) HTML
19 163 (27.03%) RESTful
20 162 (26.87%) BDD
20 162 (26.87%) SQL Server 2016
21 151 (25.04%) Ruby
22 137 (22.72%) jQuery
23 133 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
24 131 (21.72%) NoSQL
25 123 (20.40%) Web Services
25 123 (20.40%) Node.js
26 118 (19.57%) Scrum

.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 38 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (4.64%) IIS
3 16 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.49%) CMS
4 9 (1.49%) NServiceBus
5 8 (1.33%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.66%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.50%) ColdFusion
7 3 (0.50%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.33%) Confluence
8 2 (0.33%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.66%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.33%) Elite 3E
3 7 (1.16%) Workfront
4 4 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 133 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.00%) Office 365
4 5 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.50%) PaaS
5 3 (0.50%) SaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.33%) Firebase
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.49%) HTTP
2 5 (0.83%) Internet
3 4 (0.66%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.17%) Broadband
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 418 (69.32%) SQL Server
2 162 (26.87%) SQL Server 2016
3 131 (21.72%) NoSQL
4 90 (14.93%) MongoDB
5 45 (7.46%) RavenDB
5 45 (7.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 42 (6.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (4.81%) MySQL
9 20 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.49%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.00%) DTS
14 5 (0.83%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.83%) Power BI
14 5 (0.83%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.66%) Looker
15 4 (0.66%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 186 (30.85%) Git (software)
2 55 (9.12%) Visual Studio
3 48 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (6.80%) TeamCity
5 33 (5.47%) JIRA
6 22 (3.65%) Subversion
7 11 (1.82%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.33%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.00%) MSTest
9 6 (1.00%) Selenium
10 5 (0.83%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.66%) git-flow
11 4 (0.66%) gulp
11 4 (0.66%) Mercurial
11 4 (0.66%) NUnit
11 4 (0.66%) Protractor
12 3 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.50%) Maven
12 3 (0.50%) PowerBuilder
General
1 116 (19.24%) Finance
2 66 (10.95%) Games
3 35 (5.80%) Retail
4 27 (4.48%) Music Industry
5 26 (4.31%) Legal
6 23 (3.81%) Banking
7 21 (3.48%) Investment Banking
8 20 (3.32%) Law
9 17 (2.82%) Advertising
10 8 (1.33%) Automotive
11 7 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.66%) Back Office
13 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 496 (82.26%) Developer
2 398 (66.00%) .NET Developer
3 126 (20.90%) C# Developer
4 95 (15.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (9.62%) Senior Developer
6 51 (8.46%) Junior
7 47 (7.79%) Junior Developer
8 44 (7.30%) Junior .NET Developer
9 43 (7.13%) Graduate
9 43 (7.13%) Software Developer
10 38 (6.30%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 38 (6.30%) Graduate Developer
11 36 (5.97%) C# Software Developer
12 34 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 32 (5.31%) Software Engineer
14 30 (4.98%) .NET Software Developer
15 28 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
16 26 (4.31%) Senior .NET Developer
17 24 (3.98%) Applications Support
18 21 (3.48%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (100.00%) .NET
2 414 (68.66%) ASP.NET
3 336 (55.72%) Entity Framework
4 307 (50.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 252 (41.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 238 (39.47%) AngularJS
7 219 (36.32%) WCF
8 209 (34.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 195 (32.34%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 186 (30.85%) CSS
11 183 (30.35%) HTML
12 163 (27.03%) RESTful
13 137 (22.72%) jQuery
14 123 (20.40%) Node.js
14 123 (20.40%) Web Services
15 115 (19.07%) Code First Entity Framework
16 104 (17.25%) KnockoutJS
17 73 (12.11%) HTML5
18 63 (10.45%) WPF
19 56 (9.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.45%) Computer Science
2 54 (8.96%) Fintech
3 39 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 30 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (4.98%) Social Network
6 26 (4.31%) Mobile App
7 21 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (1.66%) NHS
9 7 (1.16%) User Experience
10 6 (1.00%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.33%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.17%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.17%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.28%) Windows
2 17 (2.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.33%) Unix
4 7 (1.16%) Linux
5 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.50%) Android
7 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) AIX
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (72.80%) MVC
2 369 (61.19%) Agile Software Development
3 210 (34.83%) TDD
4 199 (33.00%) Web Application Development
5 162 (26.87%) BDD
6 118 (19.57%) Scrum
7 104 (17.25%) Web Development
8 71 (11.77%) OO
9 66 (10.95%) Wealth Management
10 61 (10.12%) SDLC
11 59 (9.78%) Dependency Injection
11 59 (9.78%) Kanban
12 53 (8.79%) Software Engineering
13 50 (8.29%) Asset Management
14 47 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
15 46 (7.63%) Unit Testing
16 42 (6.97%) Multithreading
17 38 (6.30%) Test Automation
18 32 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
19 31 (5.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 533 (88.39%) C#
2 256 (42.45%) JavaScript
3 195 (32.34%) SQL
4 151 (25.04%) Ruby
5 59 (9.78%) T-SQL
6 37 (6.14%) F#
7 36 (5.97%) VB.NET
8 31 (5.14%) Java
9 26 (4.31%) TypeScript
10 18 (2.99%) VBA
11 12 (1.99%) PHP
12 11 (1.82%) VB
13 10 (1.66%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.33%) C
14 8 (1.33%) PHP 5
15 7 (1.16%) VBScript
16 6 (1.00%) Python
17 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.33%) Java 9
18 2 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 55 (9.12%) Degree
2 9 (1.49%) MCP
2 9 (1.49%) MCSA
2 9 (1.49%) MCSE
2 9 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.83%) HNC
5 4 (0.66%) CISSP
5 4 (0.66%) CSSLP
5 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.66%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.50%) ISEB
6 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.64%) QA
2 3 (0.50%) SLA
3 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) PMO
4 1 (0.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 17 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.49%) Docker
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (6.14%) Kibana
2 3 (0.50%) Puppet
2 3 (0.50%) SCOM
2 3 (0.50%) WMI
3 2 (0.33%) SCCM
3 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 113 (18.74%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.47%) Google
3 30 (4.98%) Oracle
4 18 (2.99%) Capita
5 16 (2.65%) Xamarin
6 12 (1.99%) SAP
7 11 (1.82%) Facebook
8 8 (1.33%) Intapp
9 6 (1.00%) iManage
9 6 (1.00%) Reuters
10 5 (0.83%) AppDynamics
10 5 (0.83%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.66%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.66%) HP
11 4 (0.66%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.66%) OpenText
11 4 (0.66%) Siebel
11 4 (0.66%) Tableau
11 4 (0.66%) Teradata