Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
England > North West
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 65 53
Rank change year-on-year -23 -12 +10
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 376 582 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.33% 4.46% 4.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.63% 10.14% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 339 522 570
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 4,358 5,738 5,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.56% 44.02% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,633 4,788 4,534
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -28 246 £45,000 +5.88% 34
Cheshire -25 65 £37,500 -11.76% 16
Merseyside +45 51 £41,500 +3.75% 17
Lancashire -29 10 £37,500 +7.14% 11
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 376 (100.00%) .NET
2 341 (90.69%) C#
3 256 (68.09%) SQL Server
4 238 (63.30%) ASP.NET
5 236 (62.77%) MVC
6 227 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
7 179 (47.61%) JavaScript
8 169 (44.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 157 (41.76%) Microsoft
10 154 (40.96%) HTML
11 152 (40.43%) AngularJS
12 150 (39.89%) Entity Framework
13 148 (39.36%) CSS
14 133 (35.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 131 (34.84%) Microsoft Azure
16 121 (32.18%) SQL
17 115 (30.59%) TDD
18 89 (23.67%) WCF
18 89 (23.67%) Visual Studio
18 89 (23.67%) Scrum
19 74 (19.68%) Team Foundation Server
20 73 (19.41%) RESTful
21 72 (19.15%) Finance
22 70 (18.62%) HTML5
23 60 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 59 (15.69%) BDD
25 58 (15.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 55 (14.63%) Git (software)
26 55 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
27 54 (14.36%) T-SQL

.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 15 (3.99%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.19%) CMS
3 8 (2.13%) IIS
4 7 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.33%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.06%) Apache
7 4 (1.06%) Confluence
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.80%) nginx
8 3 (0.80%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.53%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.27%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.53%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 131 (34.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (2.66%) Serverless
4 9 (2.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.13%) SaaS
6 7 (1.86%) Azure Functions
7 5 (1.33%) npm
8 4 (1.06%) GitHub
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.80%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Alexa
11 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.27%) NuGet
11 1 (0.27%) PaaS
11 1 (0.27%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.93%) HTTP
2 5 (1.33%) Firewall
2 5 (1.33%) Internet
2 5 (1.33%) Intranet
2 5 (1.33%) SSL
2 5 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (68.09%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 41 (10.90%) MongoDB
4 34 (9.04%) NoSQL
5 29 (7.71%) RavenDB
6 15 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (3.46%) MySQL
8 10 (2.66%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.60%) Big Data
11 5 (1.33%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.06%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.06%) Redis
12 4 (1.06%) Riak
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 89 (23.67%) Visual Studio
2 74 (19.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (14.63%) Git (software)
4 22 (5.85%) JIRA
5 14 (3.72%) Selenium
6 12 (3.19%) Bitbucket
7 10 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (2.66%) Subversion
7 10 (2.66%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.39%) Grunt
9 7 (1.86%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.60%) gulp
10 6 (1.60%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.33%) CodeSonar
11 5 (1.33%) git-flow
11 5 (1.33%) Robot Framework
12 4 (1.06%) Moq
12 4 (1.06%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.80%) FxCop
13 3 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 72 (19.15%) Finance
2 22 (5.85%) Games
3 13 (3.46%) Retail
4 10 (2.66%) Marketing
5 8 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.33%) Electronics
7 4 (1.06%) Automotive
7 4 (1.06%) Front Office
7 4 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.53%) Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 329 (87.50%) Developer
2 236 (62.77%) .NET Developer
3 155 (41.22%) C# Developer
4 118 (31.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 83 (22.07%) Senior Developer
6 68 (18.09%) Software Developer
7 50 (13.30%) Senior .NET Developer
8 47 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
9 46 (12.23%) .NET Software Developer
10 42 (11.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 26 (6.91%) Senior Software Developer
12 25 (6.65%) ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (6.38%) Lead Developer
13 24 (6.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 21 (5.59%) .NET Developer - Fintech
14 21 (5.59%) Junior
15 20 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (4.79%) Full Stack Developer
16 18 (4.79%) Software Engineer
17 17 (4.52%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (100.00%) .NET
2 238 (63.30%) ASP.NET
3 169 (44.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 154 (40.96%) HTML
5 152 (40.43%) AngularJS
6 150 (39.89%) Entity Framework
7 148 (39.36%) CSS
8 133 (35.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 89 (23.67%) WCF
10 73 (19.41%) RESTful
11 70 (18.62%) HTML5
12 60 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 58 (15.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 53 (14.10%) Web Services
15 51 (13.56%) .NET Core
15 51 (13.56%) jQuery
16 49 (13.03%) Node.js
17 40 (10.64%) CSS3
18 37 (9.84%) SOAP
19 33 (8.78%) React
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.31%) Fintech
2 30 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (7.71%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (5.59%) PMI
5 13 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.19%) User Experience
7 10 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.39%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.86%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.06%) Blog
10 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.53%) NHS
11 2 (0.53%) Replication
12 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.27%) EPoS
12 1 (0.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.56%) Windows
2 17 (4.52%) Android
2 17 (4.52%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.39%) Linux
4 5 (1.33%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (62.77%) MVC
2 227 (60.37%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (30.59%) TDD
4 89 (23.67%) Scrum
5 59 (15.69%) BDD
6 55 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 52 (13.83%) OO
7 52 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
8 51 (13.56%) Web Application Development
9 48 (12.77%) Web Development
10 39 (10.37%) Software Engineering
11 37 (9.84%) Asset Management
12 36 (9.57%) OOP
13 35 (9.31%) SOLID
13 35 (9.31%) Wealth Management
14 32 (8.51%) Microservices
15 31 (8.24%) Dependency Injection
16 29 (7.71%) Decision-Making
17 28 (7.45%) Kanban
18 25 (6.65%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 341 (90.69%) C#
2 179 (47.61%) JavaScript
3 121 (32.18%) SQL
4 54 (14.36%) T-SQL
5 27 (7.18%) Ruby
6 20 (5.32%) Java
7 16 (4.26%) Python
8 15 (3.99%) VB.NET
9 13 (3.46%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.66%) PHP
11 8 (2.13%) C
11 8 (2.13%) VB
12 7 (1.86%) C++
12 7 (1.86%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.86%) VBA
13 6 (1.60%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.60%) Scala
14 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.06%) Groovy
15 4 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (9.57%) Degree
2 21 (5.59%) PMI Certification
3 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.60%) CISSP
5 5 (1.33%) CCNA
5 5 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.33%) GIAC
5 5 (1.33%) Linux+ Certification
5 5 (1.33%) MCSE
5 5 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (1.33%) SANS
5 5 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.33%) SSCP
6 2 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.27%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (6.12%) Docker
2 5 (1.33%) vSphere
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.33%) Puppet
2 5 (1.33%) Salt
3 3 (0.80%) Kibana
4 2 (0.53%) Terraform
5 1 (0.27%) Consul
5 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 157 (41.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.46%) Google
3 12 (3.19%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.13%) IBM
5 6 (1.60%) Oracle
6 4 (1.06%) SAP
7 3 (0.80%) Telerik
8 2 (0.53%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.27%) Apple
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.27%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) Siemens
9 1 (0.27%) WooCommerce