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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1418 1155 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.71% 20.60% 19.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.20% 52.10% 48.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1054 1140
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,316 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.29% -  

.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 3004 2217 2586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 43.87% 39.53% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12939 9544 11124
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,875 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -1 879 £42,500 - 139
Cheshire -3 296 £40,000 +14.28% 52
Lancashire 0 115 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Merseyside +5 103 £40,000 +3.89% 20
Cumbria +11 17 £45,000 +63.63% 2
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2244 (82.44%) C#
2 1582 (58.12%) ASP.NET
3 1580 (58.05%) SQL Server
4 1412 (51.87%) MVC
5 1335 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
6 1241 (45.59%) SQL
7 1113 (40.89%) JavaScript
8 1041 (38.24%) HTML
9 901 (33.10%) CSS
10 879 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 740 (27.19%) Microsoft
12 726 (26.67%) TDD
13 695 (25.53%) jQuery
14 628 (23.07%) AngularJS
15 594 (21.82%) .NET Framework
16 574 (21.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 529 (19.43%) Web Services
18 443 (16.27%) Web Development
19 432 (15.87%) WCF
20 413 (15.17%) Finance
21 409 (15.03%) Scrum
22 378 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 375 (13.78%) Entity Framework
23 375 (13.78%) Degree
24 356 (13.08%) HTML5
25 350 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
26 344 (12.64%) Software Engineering
27 339 (12.45%) Web Application Development
28 335 (12.31%) Windows
29 331 (12.16%) OO

.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
1 133 (4.89%) CMS
2 107 (3.93%) Umbraco
3 84 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 80 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 54 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
6 40 (1.47%) IIS
7 36 (1.32%) EPiServer
8 30 (1.10%) Apache Spark
9 28 (1.03%) Drupal
10 26 (0.96%) Apache
11 21 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (0.70%) Sitefinity
13 18 (0.66%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.37%) OpenEdge
15 10 (0.37%) OpenROAD
16 8 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
17 7 (0.26%) Confluence
17 7 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 48 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.29%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.073%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 55 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.40%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.18%) PlanetPress Connect
6 4 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.15%) Magento
7 3 (0.11%) nopCommerce
7 3 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.073%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.073%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.073%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.073%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.037%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.037%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.037%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.037%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.037%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 350 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 233 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (3.53%) SaaS
4 39 (1.43%) GitHub
5 37 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (0.99%) Google Play
7 13 (0.48%) Office 365
8 8 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.18%) PaaS
11 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.15%) Trello
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 3 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
13 2 (0.073%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.83%) HTTP
2 65 (2.39%) Internet
3 24 (0.88%) Ethernet
4 23 (0.84%) Broadband
5 21 (0.77%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.62%) RS-232
7 14 (0.51%) FTP
8 12 (0.44%) Wireless
9 10 (0.37%) Intranet
10 9 (0.33%) SMS
11 7 (0.26%) LLU
11 7 (0.26%) SSL
12 5 (0.18%) DNS
13 4 (0.15%) DHCP
13 4 (0.15%) LAN
13 4 (0.15%) WAN
14 2 (0.073%) HTTPS
14 2 (0.073%) NAS
14 2 (0.073%) SAN
15 1 (0.037%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1580 (58.05%) SQL Server
2 247 (9.07%) SQL Server 2014
3 163 (5.99%) NoSQL
4 160 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 142 (5.22%) MySQL
6 129 (4.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 121 (4.45%) MongoDB
8 117 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 103 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 88 (3.23%) Relational Database
11 82 (3.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 70 (2.57%) Big Data
13 55 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
14 47 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
15 43 (1.58%) Hadoop
16 39 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
17 34 (1.25%) RDBMS
18 32 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 23 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
19 23 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 327 (12.01%) Visual Studio
2 249 (9.15%) Git (software)
3 178 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 148 (5.44%) NUnit
5 106 (3.89%) TeamCity
6 98 (3.60%) MSTest
7 91 (3.34%) Selenium
8 89 (3.27%) JIRA
8 89 (3.27%) Subversion
9 41 (1.51%) Jenkins
10 39 (1.43%) Moq
10 39 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 36 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (1.03%) NuGet
13 26 (0.96%) SpecFlow
14 21 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
15 17 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 17 (0.62%) FxCop
15 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Blend
15 17 (0.62%) WiX
General
1 413 (15.17%) Finance
2 153 (5.62%) Marketing
3 126 (4.63%) Games
4 105 (3.86%) Retail
5 89 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 81 (2.98%) Telecoms
7 72 (2.65%) Electronics
8 58 (2.13%) Advertising
9 55 (2.02%) Legal
10 50 (1.84%) Law
11 44 (1.62%) Banking
12 23 (0.84%) Back Office
13 16 (0.59%) Automotive
13 16 (0.59%) Publishing
14 6 (0.22%) Billing
14 6 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.18%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.15%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2070 (76.05%) Developer
2 1351 (49.63%) .NET Developer
3 871 (32.00%) C# Developer
4 689 (25.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 439 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 364 (13.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 354 (13.01%) Software Developer
8 277 (10.18%) Senior Developer
9 248 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 204 (7.49%) .NET Software Developer
11 181 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 170 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
13 169 (6.21%) Web Developer
14 143 (5.25%) Software Engineer
15 141 (5.18%) Junior
16 138 (5.07%) SQL Developer
17 125 (4.59%) Junior Developer
18 117 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
19 96 (3.53%) Architect
20 95 (3.49%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1582 (58.12%) ASP.NET
2 1041 (38.24%) HTML
3 901 (33.10%) CSS
4 879 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 695 (25.53%) jQuery
6 628 (23.07%) AngularJS
7 594 (21.82%) .NET Framework
8 574 (21.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 529 (19.43%) Web Services
10 432 (15.87%) WCF
11 378 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 375 (13.78%) Entity Framework
13 356 (13.08%) HTML5
14 318 (11.68%) RESTful
15 292 (10.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 270 (9.92%) WPF
17 268 (9.85%) Node.js
18 254 (9.33%) XML
19 217 (7.97%) KnockoutJS
20 192 (7.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 191 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
2 166 (6.10%) iPad
3 160 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 157 (5.77%) Computer Science
5 149 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (3.86%) N-Tier
7 99 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
8 82 (3.01%) User Experience
9 56 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 42 (1.54%) Fintech
11 35 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 35 (1.29%) Public Cloud
12 27 (0.99%) Digital TV
12 27 (0.99%) Internet of Things
12 27 (0.99%) iPhone
13 24 (0.88%) Social Network
14 21 (0.77%) Driving Licence
15 20 (0.73%) Algorithms
16 17 (0.62%) Industrial Internet of Things
17 14 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 335 (12.31%) Windows
2 119 (4.37%) Linux
3 111 (4.08%) Android
4 67 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 51 (1.87%) Unix
6 49 (1.80%) Windows Server
7 22 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (0.70%) Mac OS
9 18 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
10 17 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 13 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.15%) CentOS
14 4 (0.15%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.15%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.11%) AIX
15 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1412 (51.87%) MVC
2 1335 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
3 726 (26.67%) TDD
4 443 (16.27%) Web Development
5 409 (15.03%) Scrum
6 344 (12.64%) Software Engineering
7 339 (12.45%) Web Application Development
8 331 (12.16%) OO
9 286 (10.51%) BDD
9 286 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
10 250 (9.18%) Dependency Injection
11 239 (8.78%) SDLC
12 192 (7.05%) Unit Testing
13 181 (6.65%) Kanban
14 171 (6.28%) SOLID
15 162 (5.95%) Test Automation
16 146 (5.36%) DevOps
17 145 (5.33%) OOP
18 140 (5.14%) MVVM
19 134 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2244 (82.44%) C#
2 1241 (45.59%) SQL
3 1113 (40.89%) JavaScript
4 282 (10.36%) VB.NET
5 270 (9.92%) Java
6 243 (8.93%) T-SQL
7 178 (6.54%) Ruby
8 176 (6.47%) C++
9 134 (4.92%) PHP
10 133 (4.89%) VB
11 99 (3.64%) Python
12 93 (3.42%) C
13 92 (3.38%) TypeScript
14 52 (1.91%) F#
15 46 (1.69%) Go
16 36 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 36 (1.32%) Shell Script
17 32 (1.18%) Embedded C
18 30 (1.10%) PL/SQL
18 30 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 375 (13.78%) Degree
2 71 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 19 (0.70%) ISEB
6 18 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.37%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.37%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.29%) HND
8 8 (0.29%) MCP
8 8 (0.29%) PhD
9 6 (0.22%) HNC
10 5 (0.18%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.15%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.073%) APMP
13 2 (0.073%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.073%) MCAD
13 2 (0.073%) MCPD
13 2 (0.073%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.89%) QA
2 11 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.33%) SLA
5 8 (0.29%) COBIT
6 7 (0.26%) WAI
7 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.11%) PMO
8 3 (0.11%) WCAG
9 1 (0.037%) HL7
System Software
1 28 (1.03%) Firmware
2 27 (0.99%) Docker
3 17 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.15%) vSphere
8 3 (0.11%) KVM
9 1 (0.037%) Postfix
9 1 (0.037%) zsh
Systems Management
1 53 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (1.91%) Ansible
2 52 (1.91%) Kibana
3 48 (1.76%) Puppet
4 26 (0.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 25 (0.92%) WSUS
6 22 (0.81%) Mesos
7 5 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.18%) Terraform
8 4 (0.15%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.11%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.073%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.073%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.073%) SCOM
10 2 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.037%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.037%) Cacti
11 1 (0.037%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.037%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.037%) Packer
Vendors
1 740 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 120 (4.41%) Oracle
3 111 (4.08%) Google
4 94 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 67 (2.46%) SAP
6 59 (2.17%) Xamarin
7 57 (2.09%) Facebook
8 46 (1.69%) IBM
9 32 (1.18%) Twitter
10 17 (0.62%) VMware
11 10 (0.37%) Actian
12 9 (0.33%) LexisNexis
13 8 (0.29%) Castleton
13 8 (0.29%) Cognizant
13 8 (0.29%) Red Hat
13 8 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.29%) Telerik
14 6 (0.22%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.22%) Zend
15 5 (0.18%) DevExpress
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Citrus Lime Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10 % Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tarporley, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Great salary
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago