The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1332 1070 1425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.05% 18.82% 21.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.33% 50.19% 53.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 953 1195
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

.NET 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 2814 2132 2643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.48% 37.50% 40.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2380 1828 2222
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing .NET 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 in the North West

.NET
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET in the North West.

Salary trend for .NET in the North West

.NET
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the North West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for .NET in the North West

.NET
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 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 -1 792 £40,000 -5.88% 116
Cheshire 0 327 £40,000 +6.66% 55
Merseyside +4 112 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Lancashire -1 86 £35,000 - 17
Cumbria +14 10 £45,000 - 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing .NET 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.

1 2132 (83.25%) C#
2 1492 (58.26%) ASP.NET
3 1465 (57.20%) SQL Server
4 1306 (51.00%) MVC
5 1251 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1090 (42.56%) SQL
7 1012 (39.52%) JavaScript
8 972 (37.95%) HTML
9 833 (32.53%) CSS
10 825 (32.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 701 (27.37%) jQuery
12 683 (26.67%) TDD
13 675 (26.36%) Microsoft
14 549 (21.44%) .NET Framework
15 534 (20.85%) AngularJS
16 484 (18.90%) WCF
17 469 (18.31%) ASP.NET Web API
18 457 (17.84%) Web Services
19 452 (17.65%) Web Development
20 379 (14.80%) Scrum
21 359 (14.02%) Finance
22 358 (13.98%) Entity Framework
23 335 (13.08%) Degree
24 330 (12.89%) Web Application Development
25 328 (12.81%) OO
26 315 (12.30%) Software Engineering
27 313 (12.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 305 (11.91%) HTML5
29 304 (11.87%) Windows
30 301 (11.75%) WPF

.NET
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 96 (3.75%) Umbraco
2 90 (3.51%) CMS
3 86 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 54 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 51 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 43 (1.68%) IIS
7 25 (0.98%) EPiServer
8 21 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
9 20 (0.78%) Drupal
10 18 (0.70%) NServiceBus
11 12 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 12 (0.47%) Sitefinity
12 11 (0.43%) Apache
12 11 (0.43%) Confluence
12 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.35%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.35%) OpenEdge
14 8 (0.31%) GeoServer
14 8 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.27%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.078%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 63 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.51%) Visualfiles
4 9 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.20%) Magento
5 5 (0.20%) PlanetPress Connect
6 4 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.12%) nopCommerce
8 2 (0.078%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.078%) OpenText MBPM
8 2 (0.078%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.078%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.039%) BPCS
9 1 (0.039%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.039%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 241 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 174 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (3.08%) SaaS
4 34 (1.33%) GitHub
5 28 (1.09%) Google Play
6 19 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.31%) Office 365
9 6 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.12%) IaaS
11 3 (0.12%) PaaS
12 1 (0.039%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.039%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.039%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.039%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.039%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.81%) Internet
2 63 (2.46%) HTTP
3 16 (0.62%) Broadband
4 15 (0.59%) Ethernet
4 15 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.43%) FTP
5 11 (0.43%) RS-232
6 7 (0.27%) Intranet
7 6 (0.23%) SSL
8 5 (0.20%) SMS
9 4 (0.16%) DNS
9 4 (0.16%) Firewall
9 4 (0.16%) LAN
9 4 (0.16%) LLU
9 4 (0.16%) WAN
9 4 (0.16%) Wireless
10 3 (0.12%) DHCP
10 3 (0.12%) Network Security
11 2 (0.078%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.039%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1465 (57.20%) SQL Server
2 273 (10.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 176 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 146 (5.70%) MySQL
5 141 (5.51%) NoSQL
6 111 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 86 (3.36%) MongoDB
8 80 (3.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 67 (2.62%) Relational Database
10 66 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
11 63 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 53 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
13 43 (1.68%) Big Data
14 38 (1.48%) RDBMS
15 31 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
16 28 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
17 23 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
19 13 (0.51%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 298 (11.64%) Visual Studio
2 225 (8.79%) Git (software)
3 192 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 164 (6.40%) NUnit
5 103 (4.02%) MSTest
6 94 (3.67%) JIRA
7 77 (3.01%) Selenium
7 77 (3.01%) TeamCity
8 66 (2.58%) Moq
9 64 (2.50%) Subversion
10 46 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
11 33 (1.29%) Jenkins
12 26 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
13 25 (0.98%) SpecFlow
14 22 (0.86%) FxCop
14 22 (0.86%) NuGet
15 20 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 20 (0.78%) StyleCop
16 17 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 359 (14.02%) Finance
2 115 (4.49%) Games
2 115 (4.49%) Marketing
3 79 (3.08%) Retail
4 56 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 54 (2.11%) Advertising
6 51 (1.99%) Banking
7 50 (1.95%) Legal
8 45 (1.76%) Telecoms
9 38 (1.48%) Electronics
10 37 (1.44%) Law
11 16 (0.62%) Publishing
12 14 (0.55%) Automotive
13 10 (0.39%) Back Office
13 10 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.31%) Local Government
15 7 (0.27%) Billing
16 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1981 (77.35%) Developer
2 1324 (51.70%) .NET Developer
3 861 (33.62%) C# Developer
4 679 (26.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 428 (16.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 357 (13.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 327 (12.77%) Software Developer
8 263 (10.27%) Senior Developer
9 222 (8.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 216 (8.43%) .NET Software Developer
11 195 (7.61%) Web Developer
12 175 (6.83%) Senior .NET Developer
13 161 (6.29%) C# Software Developer
14 152 (5.94%) Junior
15 137 (5.35%) Senior C# Developer
16 135 (5.27%) Junior Developer
17 125 (4.88%) SQL Developer
18 107 (4.18%) Lead Developer
19 105 (4.10%) Analyst
20 104 (4.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1492 (58.26%) ASP.NET
2 972 (37.95%) HTML
3 833 (32.53%) CSS
4 825 (32.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 701 (27.37%) jQuery
6 549 (21.44%) .NET Framework
7 534 (20.85%) AngularJS
8 484 (18.90%) WCF
9 469 (18.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 457 (17.84%) Web Services
11 358 (13.98%) Entity Framework
12 313 (12.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 305 (11.91%) HTML5
14 301 (11.75%) WPF
15 291 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 291 (11.36%) RESTful
16 239 (9.33%) XML
17 216 (8.43%) Node.js
18 202 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
19 157 (6.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 200 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
2 168 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 161 (6.29%) iPad
4 157 (6.13%) Mobile App
5 121 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 98 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
7 90 (3.51%) N-Tier
8 82 (3.20%) User Experience
9 36 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.09%) Fintech
11 27 (1.05%) iPhone
12 25 (0.98%) Digital TV
13 21 (0.82%) Internet of Things
13 21 (0.82%) Social Network
14 19 (0.74%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.70%) Tandem
16 17 (0.66%) PMI
17 14 (0.55%) Data Structures
17 14 (0.55%) Xbox
18 13 (0.51%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 304 (11.87%) Windows
2 104 (4.06%) Android
3 94 (3.67%) Linux
4 72 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 51 (1.99%) Windows Server
6 27 (1.05%) Unix
7 24 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
9 13 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.43%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.12%) CentOS
15 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.078%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.078%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.078%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1306 (51.00%) MVC
2 1251 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
3 683 (26.67%) TDD
4 452 (17.65%) Web Development
5 379 (14.80%) Scrum
6 330 (12.89%) Web Application Development
7 328 (12.81%) OO
8 315 (12.30%) Software Engineering
9 270 (10.54%) BDD
10 247 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
11 226 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
12 204 (7.97%) SDLC
13 187 (7.30%) Kanban
14 153 (5.97%) Unit Testing
15 134 (5.23%) E-Commerce
16 120 (4.69%) MVVM
16 120 (4.69%) OOP
17 113 (4.41%) SOLID
18 108 (4.22%) Mentoring
19 103 (4.02%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2132 (83.25%) C#
2 1090 (42.56%) SQL
3 1012 (39.52%) JavaScript
4 295 (11.52%) VB.NET
5 239 (9.33%) Java
6 231 (9.02%) T-SQL
7 167 (6.52%) Ruby
8 155 (6.05%) C++
9 132 (5.15%) VB
10 130 (5.08%) PHP
11 92 (3.59%) C
12 65 (2.54%) TypeScript
13 64 (2.50%) Python
14 48 (1.87%) F#
15 42 (1.64%) PowerShell
16 35 (1.37%) Embedded C
17 34 (1.33%) VB6
18 33 (1.29%) PL/SQL
19 30 (1.17%) VBA
20 21 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 335 (13.08%) Degree
2 36 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (0.94%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.86%) ISEB
5 17 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 15 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.31%) HNC
8 8 (0.31%) HND
9 6 (0.23%) PhD
10 5 (0.20%) MCP
11 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.078%) APMP
12 2 (0.078%) CCNA
12 2 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.078%) MCAD
12 2 (0.078%) MCPD
12 2 (0.078%) MCSE
13 1 (0.039%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (4.14%) QA
2 12 (0.47%) WAI
3 10 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.31%) COBIT
5 7 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.27%) SLA
6 6 (0.23%) HL7
7 5 (0.20%) WCAG
8 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.039%) PMO
9 1 (0.039%) SDET
System Software
1 31 (1.21%) Firmware
2 25 (0.98%) Docker
3 8 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.12%) vSphere
5 2 (0.078%) KVM
5 2 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.039%) Postfix
6 1 (0.039%) Xen
6 1 (0.039%) XenServer
6 1 (0.039%) zsh
Systems Management
1 46 (1.80%) Kibana
2 27 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (0.86%) Puppet
4 21 (0.82%) Ansible
5 20 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 19 (0.74%) WSUS
7 8 (0.31%) Mesos
8 6 (0.23%) Terraform
9 3 (0.12%) SCOM
10 2 (0.078%) Icinga
11 1 (0.039%) Cacti
11 1 (0.039%) Galera Cluster
11 1 (0.039%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.039%) logstash
11 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.039%) Nagios
11 1 (0.039%) Packer
11 1 (0.039%) Salt
11 1 (0.039%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 675 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 111 (4.33%) Google
3 97 (3.79%) Oracle
4 61 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 48 (1.87%) Xamarin
6 39 (1.52%) IBM
7 35 (1.37%) Facebook
8 27 (1.05%) SAP
9 21 (0.82%) Twitter
10 11 (0.43%) LexisNexis
11 9 (0.35%) Cognizant
11 9 (0.35%) DevExpress
12 8 (0.31%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.31%) Castleton
13 7 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.27%) VMware
14 5 (0.20%) iManage
14 5 (0.20%) Zend
15 4 (0.16%) Netezza
15 4 (0.16%) Splunk
Greater Manchester
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Salary: to £45k DOE + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: competitve salary, remote/flex hours
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
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Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Birkenhead, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Flexible Working Hours
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday