Period
to 17 October 2019

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 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,517 2,101 2,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.01% 17.87% 19.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.71% 47.05% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,302 1,904 2,230
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -

.NET 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 4,023 4,465 5,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.81% 37.97% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,156 3,757 4,682
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,065 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.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 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 6 months to 17 October 2019. 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 -1 888 £48,000 +6.67% 240
Cheshire +2 353 £42,500 -5.56% 94
Lancashire 0 159 £40,000 +6.67% 39
Merseyside -3 100 £50,000 +25.00% 34
Cumbria -3 11 £35,000 - 6
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT jobs citing .NET 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.

1 1,259 (82.99%) C#
2 727 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
3 629 (41.46%) ASP.NET
4 602 (39.68%) SQL Server
5 582 (38.37%) MVC
6 554 (36.52%) JavaScript
7 499 (32.89%) SQL
8 426 (28.08%) HTML
9 378 (24.92%) CSS
10 372 (24.52%) Azure
11 368 (24.26%) AngularJS
12 362 (23.86%) Microsoft
13 359 (23.67%) .NET Core
14 319 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 311 (20.50%) .NET Framework
16 231 (15.23%) Software Engineering
16 231 (15.23%) DevOps
17 221 (14.57%) TDD
18 212 (13.97%) jQuery
19 200 (13.18%) Web Services
20 193 (12.72%) ASP.NET Web API
21 192 (12.66%) Degree
22 190 (12.52%) Scrum
23 189 (12.46%) Finance
24 188 (12.39%) Git (software)
25 183 (12.06%) Microservices
26 174 (11.47%) Java
27 165 (10.88%) React
28 158 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
29 156 (10.28%) REST

.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 62 (4.09%) Umbraco
2 60 (3.96%) CMS
3 34 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 30 (1.98%) IIS
5 18 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.05%) Confluence
7 12 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (0.66%) Kentico
9 8 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.26%) Apache
11 4 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.20%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.20%) WordPress
13 1 (0.066%) nginx
13 1 (0.066%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 21 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.066%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 54 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.59%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.066%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 372 (24.52%) Azure
2 144 (9.49%) AWS
3 61 (4.02%) SaaS
4 38 (2.50%) Serverless
5 31 (2.04%) Power Platform
6 27 (1.78%) GCP
7 23 (1.52%) GitHub
8 14 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (0.92%) Office 365
9 12 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.66%) IaaS
11 9 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.46%) Azure Functions
12 7 (0.46%) PaaS
13 6 (0.40%) Asana
13 6 (0.40%) npm
14 5 (0.33%) BlazeMeter
14 5 (0.33%) Kong
14 5 (0.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.97%) Broadband
2 12 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.66%) Internet
4 7 (0.46%) HTTP
5 6 (0.40%) Ethernet
5 6 (0.40%) LLU
5 6 (0.40%) Skype
6 5 (0.33%) Network Security
7 4 (0.26%) DNS
7 4 (0.26%) Firewall
7 4 (0.26%) WAN
8 3 (0.20%) FTP
8 3 (0.20%) LAN
9 2 (0.13%) DHCP
9 2 (0.13%) Intranet
9 2 (0.13%) IPv4
9 2 (0.13%) SAN
9 2 (0.13%) SMTP
9 2 (0.13%) SNMP
9 2 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 602 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 78 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 78 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 68 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 48 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 41 (2.70%) MySQL
6 38 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 35 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
7 35 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (1.78%) Power BI
10 20 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
11 17 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (0.73%) QlikView
14 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 188 (12.39%) Git (software)
2 129 (8.50%) Visual Studio
3 99 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 68 (4.48%) Selenium
5 52 (3.43%) JIRA
6 40 (2.64%) Jenkins
7 31 (2.04%) NUnit
8 29 (1.91%) TeamCity
9 28 (1.85%) IBM UrbanCode
10 27 (1.78%) SoapUI
11 24 (1.58%) Grunt
11 24 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
12 23 (1.52%) gulp
13 21 (1.38%) webpack
14 20 (1.32%) Appium
14 20 (1.32%) WebDriver
15 18 (1.19%) Bitbucket
16 17 (1.12%) Mercurial
17 16 (1.05%) Cucumber
18 15 (0.99%) Maven
General
1 189 (12.46%) Finance
2 54 (3.56%) Marketing
3 51 (3.36%) Retail
4 44 (2.90%) Banking
5 35 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 35 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 29 (1.91%) Public Sector
7 25 (1.65%) Games
8 18 (1.19%) Legal
9 8 (0.53%) Law
10 7 (0.46%) Billing
10 7 (0.46%) Housing Association
10 7 (0.46%) Publishing
11 5 (0.33%) Back Office
11 5 (0.33%) Fire and Rescue
11 5 (0.33%) Police
12 4 (0.26%) Advertising
13 3 (0.20%) Automotive
13 3 (0.20%) Local Government
13 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,120 (73.83%) Developer
2 534 (35.20%) C# Developer
3 503 (33.16%) .NET Developer
4 298 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 249 (16.41%) Software Developer
6 223 (14.70%) Senior Developer
7 148 (9.76%) Programmer
8 140 (9.23%) C# Programmer
9 117 (7.71%) C# Software Developer
10 115 (7.58%) Software Engineer
11 92 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 84 (5.54%) Senior C# Developer
13 82 (5.41%) .NET Programmer
14 75 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
14 75 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
15 74 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
16 72 (4.75%) Lead Developer
17 67 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 57 (3.76%) Architect
19 52 (3.43%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 629 (41.46%) ASP.NET
2 426 (28.08%) HTML
3 378 (24.92%) CSS
4 368 (24.26%) AngularJS
5 359 (23.67%) .NET Core
6 319 (21.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 311 (20.50%) .NET Framework
8 212 (13.97%) jQuery
9 200 (13.18%) Web Services
10 193 (12.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 165 (10.88%) React
12 156 (10.28%) REST
13 146 (9.62%) Entity Framework
14 145 (9.56%) WCF
15 112 (7.38%) RESTful
16 106 (6.99%) XML
17 103 (6.79%) Vue.js
18 93 (6.13%) HTML5
18 93 (6.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 90 (5.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 119 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 98 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (4.68%) User Experience
4 55 (3.63%) Mobile App
5 53 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (1.45%) Robotics
8 20 (1.32%) NHS
9 16 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.05%) Cloud Native
10 15 (0.99%) N-Tier
11 14 (0.92%) Management Information System
12 12 (0.79%) EPoS
13 11 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.66%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.46%) Fixed Income
16 6 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
17 5 (0.33%) CCTV
17 5 (0.33%) Replication
18 4 (0.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 123 (8.11%) Windows
2 61 (4.02%) Android
3 47 (3.10%) Apple iOS
4 36 (2.37%) Linux
5 24 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 19 (1.25%) Unix
7 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.20%) CentOS
9 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.066%) VME
11 1 (0.066%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 727 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (38.37%) MVC
3 231 (15.23%) DevOps
3 231 (15.23%) Software Engineering
4 221 (14.57%) TDD
5 190 (12.52%) Scrum
6 183 (12.06%) Microservices
7 158 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
8 146 (9.62%) Web Development
9 139 (9.16%) SDLC
10 135 (8.90%) Test Automation
11 128 (8.44%) Unit Testing
12 112 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
13 109 (7.19%) OO
13 109 (7.19%) SOLID
14 97 (6.39%) Mentoring
15 94 (6.20%) CRM
16 82 (5.41%) BDD
16 82 (5.41%) Computer Science
17 81 (5.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,259 (82.99%) C#
2 554 (36.52%) JavaScript
3 499 (32.89%) SQL
4 174 (11.47%) Java
5 146 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 87 (5.74%) VB.NET
7 76 (5.01%) TypeScript
8 65 (4.28%) C++
9 58 (3.82%) VB
10 42 (2.77%) VBA
11 39 (2.57%) PHP
12 38 (2.50%) Python
13 36 (2.37%) PowerShell
14 30 (1.98%) C
15 20 (1.32%) Apex Code
16 18 (1.19%) VB6
17 16 (1.05%) Ruby
18 15 (0.99%) VBScript
19 12 (0.79%) COBOL
19 12 (0.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 192 (12.66%) Degree
2 30 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (0.86%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.33%) HND
7 5 (0.33%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.26%) ISEB
9 3 (0.20%) MCTS
9 3 (0.20%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.066%) APMP
11 1 (0.066%) CCNA
11 1 (0.066%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.066%) MBA
11 1 (0.066%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.066%) MCP
11 1 (0.066%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.61%) QA
2 20 (1.32%) GDPR
3 8 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.33%) PMO
6 3 (0.20%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.066%) SLA
7 1 (0.066%) WCAG
System Software
1 89 (5.87%) Docker
2 28 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 10 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (2.77%) Kubernetes
2 28 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 18 (1.19%) CA Service Virtualization
4 8 (0.53%) Terraform
5 7 (0.46%) Ansible
6 6 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.33%) Puppet
8 3 (0.20%) Consul
8 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.20%) SCCM
8 3 (0.20%) SCOM
8 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.13%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.13%) Kibana
9 2 (0.13%) logstash
9 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.13%) MIIS
10 1 (0.066%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.066%) Rancher
Vendors
1 362 (23.86%) Microsoft
2 51 (3.36%) Xamarin
3 39 (2.57%) IBM
3 39 (2.57%) Sage
4 36 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (2.18%) Pega
6 30 (1.98%) Oracle
7 28 (1.85%) Google
8 19 (1.25%) CA
9 17 (1.12%) Sitecore
10 11 (0.73%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.40%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.40%) VMware
12 5 (0.33%) Nintex
13 4 (0.26%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.20%) Cisco
14 3 (0.20%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 3 (0.20%) SAP
14 3 (0.20%) Splunk
14 3 (0.20%) Telerik