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

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 4 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1416 1147 1278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.96% 20.70% 20.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.61% 52.30% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1036 1103
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 £55,200 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

.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 2974 2193 2610
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.03% 39.58% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2505 1893 2207
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
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

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 25 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 25 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 -1 863 £42,500 - 132
Cheshire -3 308 £40,000 +14.28% 40
Lancashire +1 115 £34,250 -8.66% 20
Merseyside +4 105 £40,000 +3.89% 17
Cumbria +11 17 £45,000 +24.13% 1
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 2251 (82.54%) C#
2 1584 (58.09%) ASP.NET
3 1573 (57.68%) SQL Server
4 1412 (51.78%) MVC
5 1333 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1241 (45.51%) SQL
7 1113 (40.81%) JavaScript
8 1040 (38.14%) HTML
9 902 (33.08%) CSS
10 879 (32.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 741 (27.17%) Microsoft
12 730 (26.77%) TDD
13 696 (25.52%) jQuery
14 628 (23.03%) AngularJS
15 591 (21.67%) .NET Framework
16 574 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 526 (19.29%) Web Services
18 445 (16.32%) Web Development
19 434 (15.91%) WCF
20 411 (15.07%) Finance
21 408 (14.96%) Scrum
22 380 (13.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 375 (13.75%) Degree
24 374 (13.71%) Entity Framework
25 354 (12.98%) HTML5
26 348 (12.76%) Software Engineering
27 345 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
28 343 (12.58%) Web Application Development
29 335 (12.28%) OO
30 333 (12.21%) Windows

.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 (4.88%) CMS
2 109 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 85 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 81 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 55 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (1.50%) IIS
7 37 (1.36%) EPiServer
8 29 (1.06%) Apache Spark
9 28 (1.03%) Drupal
10 25 (0.92%) Apache
11 22 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 19 (0.70%) NServiceBus
12 19 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (0.66%) Sitefinity
14 11 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.37%) OpenEdge
15 10 (0.37%) OpenROAD
16 7 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.26%) WordPress
17 6 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 48 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.073%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 56 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.40%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.18%) Magento
5 5 (0.18%) PlanetPress Connect
6 4 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
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
1 345 (12.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 232 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
3 98 (3.59%) SaaS
4 40 (1.47%) GitHub
5 37 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (0.99%) Google Play
7 12 (0.44%) Office 365
8 8 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.22%) 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%) Sumo Logic
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%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (2.86%) HTTP
2 66 (2.42%) 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 11 (0.40%) 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 3 (0.11%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.073%) NAS
15 2 (0.073%) SAN
16 1 (0.037%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1573 (57.68%) SQL Server
2 257 (9.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 166 (6.09%) NoSQL
4 159 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 144 (5.28%) MySQL
6 123 (4.51%) SQL Server 2016
7 121 (4.44%) MongoDB
8 115 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 101 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (3.08%) Relational Database
11 81 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 68 (2.49%) Big Data
13 54 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
14 46 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (1.50%) Hadoop
16 38 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
17 33 (1.21%) RDBMS
18 31 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 24 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
20 23 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 327 (11.99%) Visual Studio
2 253 (9.28%) Git (software)
3 181 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 150 (5.50%) NUnit
5 108 (3.96%) TeamCity
6 99 (3.63%) MSTest
7 91 (3.34%) JIRA
7 91 (3.34%) Selenium
8 87 (3.19%) Subversion
9 41 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 41 (1.50%) Moq
10 39 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 37 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 28 (1.03%) NuGet
13 26 (0.95%) SpecFlow
14 23 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
15 18 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (0.66%) FxCop
16 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Blend
16 17 (0.62%) MSI
General
1 411 (15.07%) Finance
2 150 (5.50%) Marketing
3 127 (4.66%) Games
4 106 (3.89%) Retail
5 89 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 79 (2.90%) Telecoms
7 70 (2.57%) Electronics
8 58 (2.13%) Advertising
9 56 (2.05%) Legal
10 50 (1.83%) Law
11 46 (1.69%) Banking
12 23 (0.84%) Back Office
13 16 (0.59%) Automotive
13 16 (0.59%) Publishing
14 7 (0.26%) Billing
15 5 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.18%) Local Government
15 5 (0.18%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2077 (76.16%) Developer
2 1356 (49.72%) .NET Developer
3 865 (31.72%) C# Developer
4 685 (25.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 436 (15.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 361 (13.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 359 (13.16%) Software Developer
8 278 (10.19%) Senior Developer
9 251 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 206 (7.55%) .NET Software Developer
11 181 (6.64%) Senior .NET Developer
12 174 (6.38%) Web Developer
13 170 (6.23%) C# Software Developer
14 143 (5.24%) Software Engineer
15 142 (5.21%) Junior
16 139 (5.10%) SQL Developer
17 125 (4.58%) Junior Developer
18 118 (4.33%) Senior C# Developer
19 97 (3.56%) .NET Web Developer
19 97 (3.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1584 (58.09%) ASP.NET
2 1040 (38.14%) HTML
3 902 (33.08%) CSS
4 879 (32.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 696 (25.52%) jQuery
6 628 (23.03%) AngularJS
7 591 (21.67%) .NET Framework
8 574 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 526 (19.29%) Web Services
10 434 (15.91%) WCF
11 380 (13.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 374 (13.71%) Entity Framework
13 354 (12.98%) HTML5
14 321 (11.77%) RESTful
15 294 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 275 (10.08%) WPF
17 271 (9.94%) Node.js
18 254 (9.31%) XML
19 220 (8.07%) KnockoutJS
20 191 (7.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 196 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
2 166 (6.09%) iPad
3 162 (5.94%) Mobile App
4 160 (5.87%) Computer Science
5 148 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (3.78%) N-Tier
7 101 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 85 (3.12%) User Experience
9 55 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 40 (1.47%) Fintech
11 35 (1.28%) Data Structures
12 34 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 27 (0.99%) Digital TV
13 27 (0.99%) Internet of Things
13 27 (0.99%) iPhone
14 24 (0.88%) Social Network
15 21 (0.77%) Driving Licence
16 20 (0.73%) Algorithms
17 17 (0.62%) Industrial Internet of Things
18 15 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 333 (12.21%) Windows
2 117 (4.29%) Linux
3 109 (4.00%) Android
4 67 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 49 (1.80%) Unix
5 49 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 23 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.70%) Mac OS
8 18 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
9 17 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 13 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.15%) CentOS
13 4 (0.15%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.15%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.11%) AIX
14 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1412 (51.78%) MVC
2 1333 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
3 730 (26.77%) TDD
4 445 (16.32%) Web Development
5 408 (14.96%) Scrum
6 348 (12.76%) Software Engineering
7 343 (12.58%) Web Application Development
8 335 (12.28%) OO
9 289 (10.60%) BDD
9 289 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
10 253 (9.28%) Dependency Injection
11 239 (8.76%) SDLC
12 194 (7.11%) Unit Testing
13 182 (6.67%) Kanban
14 168 (6.16%) SOLID
15 159 (5.83%) Test Automation
16 143 (5.24%) DevOps
17 142 (5.21%) OOP
18 141 (5.17%) MVVM
19 132 (4.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2251 (82.54%) C#
2 1241 (45.51%) SQL
3 1113 (40.81%) JavaScript
4 281 (10.30%) VB.NET
5 270 (9.90%) Java
6 248 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 183 (6.71%) Ruby
8 179 (6.56%) C++
9 139 (5.10%) PHP
10 136 (4.99%) VB
11 96 (3.52%) C
11 96 (3.52%) Python
12 90 (3.30%) TypeScript
13 53 (1.94%) F#
14 45 (1.65%) Go
15 38 (1.39%) PowerShell
16 34 (1.25%) Embedded C
16 34 (1.25%) Shell Script
17 31 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 31 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 375 (13.75%) Degree
2 73 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 21 (0.77%) ISEB
6 18 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.33%) HND
9 8 (0.29%) PhD
10 7 (0.26%) HNC
10 7 (0.26%) MCP
11 4 (0.15%) 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%) CCNA
13 2 (0.073%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.073%) MCAD
13 2 (0.073%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (3.96%) QA
2 11 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.37%) SLA
4 8 (0.29%) COBIT
5 7 (0.26%) WAI
6 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.11%) WCAG
9 2 (0.073%) PMO
10 1 (0.037%) HL7
System Software
1 30 (1.10%) Firmware
2 28 (1.03%) Docker
3 16 (0.59%) 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 (1.94%) Kibana
2 52 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (1.83%) Ansible
4 46 (1.69%) Puppet
5 27 (0.99%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 26 (0.95%) WSUS
7 21 (0.77%) Mesos
8 6 (0.22%) Terraform
9 4 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.11%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.11%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.073%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.073%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.073%) SCOM
11 2 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.037%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.037%) Cacti
12 1 (0.037%) Ganglia
12 1 (0.037%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.037%) Packer
Vendors
1 741 (27.17%) Microsoft
2 119 (4.36%) Oracle
3 111 (4.07%) Google
4 95 (3.48%) Sitecore
5 65 (2.38%) SAP
6 58 (2.13%) Xamarin
7 55 (2.02%) Facebook
8 43 (1.58%) IBM
9 31 (1.14%) Twitter
10 16 (0.59%) 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 7 (0.26%) DevExpress
15 6 (0.22%) Zend
16 5 (0.18%) hybris
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