Period
to 18 August 2017

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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 2666 2291 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.20% 19.72% 20.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.25% 49.66% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2411 2098 2320
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,625 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

.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 5892 4613 5173
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.65% 39.71% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4912 3989 4373
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

.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 18 August 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 6 months to 18 August 2017. 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 1675 £42,500 - 116
Cheshire -4 567 £40,000 +14.29% 52
Lancashire -1 202 £35,000 - 22
Merseyside +3 182 £38,250 -0.65% 14
Cumbria +17 23 £45,000 +63.64%
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 2213 (83.01%) C#
2 1581 (59.30%) ASP.NET
3 1528 (57.31%) SQL Server
4 1415 (53.08%) MVC
5 1319 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
6 1187 (44.52%) SQL
7 1147 (43.02%) JavaScript
8 1035 (38.82%) HTML
9 924 (34.66%) CSS
10 868 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 714 (26.78%) Microsoft
12 679 (25.47%) jQuery
13 668 (25.06%) TDD
14 637 (23.89%) AngularJS
15 607 (22.77%) .NET Framework
16 588 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 533 (19.99%) Web Services
18 446 (16.73%) WCF
19 432 (16.20%) Finance
20 429 (16.09%) Scrum
21 403 (15.12%) Web Development
22 376 (14.10%) Entity Framework
23 370 (13.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 369 (13.84%) HTML5
25 359 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
26 342 (12.83%) Degree
27 324 (12.15%) Software Engineering
28 319 (11.97%) Visual Studio
28 319 (11.97%) Web Application Development
29 310 (11.63%) 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
1 137 (5.14%) CMS
2 103 (3.86%) Umbraco
3 78 (2.93%) Sitecore CMS
4 70 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 55 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (1.54%) EPiServer
7 39 (1.46%) IIS
8 32 (1.20%) Apache Spark
9 27 (1.01%) Drupal
10 26 (0.98%) Apache
10 26 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (0.64%) NServiceBus
13 16 (0.60%) Sitefinity
14 11 (0.41%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.38%) OpenEdge
15 10 (0.38%) OpenROAD
16 8 (0.30%) nginx
16 8 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
17 7 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.075%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 39 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.26%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.15%) Magento
4 4 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.11%) nopCommerce
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.11%) Workfront
6 2 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.075%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.075%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.075%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.038%) PlanetPress Connect
7 1 (0.038%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.038%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.038%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.038%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 359 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 236 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
3 84 (3.15%) SaaS
4 36 (1.35%) GitHub
5 34 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 27 (1.01%) Google Play
7 15 (0.56%) Office 365
8 10 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
10 6 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.19%) PaaS
12 4 (0.15%) Trello
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.075%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.038%) Azure Machine Learning
15 1 (0.038%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.00%) HTTP
2 57 (2.14%) Internet
3 21 (0.79%) Broadband
3 21 (0.79%) Ethernet
4 20 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.56%) RS-232
6 14 (0.53%) FTP
6 14 (0.53%) SMS
7 10 (0.38%) Intranet
7 10 (0.38%) Wireless
8 9 (0.34%) SSL
9 6 (0.23%) LLU
10 5 (0.19%) DNS
11 4 (0.15%) DHCP
11 4 (0.15%) LAN
11 4 (0.15%) WAN
11 4 (0.15%) WinSCP
12 2 (0.075%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.075%) NAS
12 2 (0.075%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1528 (57.31%) SQL Server
2 177 (6.64%) SQL Server 2014
3 165 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 158 (5.93%) SQL Server 2016
5 152 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 133 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 130 (4.88%) MongoDB
8 127 (4.76%) MySQL
9 116 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 95 (3.56%) Relational Database
11 80 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 73 (2.74%) Big Data
13 57 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
14 49 (1.84%) Hadoop
15 48 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
16 45 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 37 (1.39%) RDBMS
18 35 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
19 26 (0.98%) RavenDB
20 24 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 319 (11.97%) Visual Studio
2 269 (10.09%) Git (software)
3 166 (6.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 138 (5.18%) NUnit
5 118 (4.43%) TeamCity
6 100 (3.75%) Subversion
7 88 (3.30%) JIRA
7 88 (3.30%) MSTest
8 78 (2.93%) Selenium
9 41 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 36 (1.35%) Jenkins
11 35 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 26 (0.98%) SpecFlow
13 25 (0.94%) Moq
14 23 (0.86%) ReSharper
15 22 (0.83%) NuGet
16 17 (0.64%) FxCop
17 16 (0.60%) gulp
17 16 (0.60%) MSI
17 16 (0.60%) WiX
General
1 432 (16.20%) Finance
2 170 (6.38%) Marketing
3 121 (4.54%) Games
4 106 (3.98%) Manufacturing
5 104 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 100 (3.75%) Retail
7 80 (3.00%) Electronics
8 60 (2.25%) Advertising
9 53 (1.99%) Law
10 43 (1.61%) Legal
11 35 (1.31%) Banking
12 31 (1.16%) Back Office
13 19 (0.71%) Automotive
14 11 (0.41%) Publishing
15 10 (0.38%) Music Industry
16 8 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.19%) Billing
17 5 (0.19%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.15%) Financial Institution
19 2 (0.075%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2042 (76.59%) Developer
2 1331 (49.92%) .NET Developer
3 873 (32.75%) C# Developer
4 690 (25.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 438 (16.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 369 (13.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 352 (13.20%) Software Developer
8 268 (10.05%) Senior Developer
9 223 (8.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 215 (8.06%) .NET Software Developer
11 184 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
12 163 (6.11%) Senior .NET Developer
13 148 (5.55%) Software Engineer
14 132 (4.95%) Web Developer
15 130 (4.88%) Junior
16 122 (4.58%) SQL Developer
17 117 (4.39%) Junior Developer
18 106 (3.98%) Architect
19 104 (3.90%) Senior C# Developer
20 85 (3.19%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1581 (59.30%) ASP.NET
2 1035 (38.82%) HTML
3 924 (34.66%) CSS
4 868 (32.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 679 (25.47%) jQuery
6 637 (23.89%) AngularJS
7 607 (22.77%) .NET Framework
8 588 (22.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 533 (19.99%) Web Services
10 446 (16.73%) WCF
11 376 (14.10%) Entity Framework
12 370 (13.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 369 (13.84%) HTML5
14 309 (11.59%) RESTful
15 278 (10.43%) XML
16 276 (10.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 274 (10.28%) Node.js
18 224 (8.40%) REST
19 222 (8.33%) WPF
20 217 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 172 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 167 (6.26%) iPad
3 155 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 138 (5.18%) Mobile App
6 112 (4.20%) N-Tier
7 87 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
8 68 (2.55%) User Experience
9 57 (2.14%) Management Information System
10 56 (2.10%) Fintech
11 39 (1.46%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 28 (1.05%) iPhone
14 23 (0.86%) Driving Licence
15 20 (0.75%) Digital TV
16 19 (0.71%) Social Network
17 17 (0.64%) Internet of Things
18 16 (0.60%) Digital Media
19 15 (0.56%) Blog
19 15 (0.56%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 310 (11.63%) Windows
2 109 (4.09%) Linux
3 103 (3.86%) Android
4 58 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 52 (1.95%) Unix
6 42 (1.58%) Windows Server
7 20 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 15 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 12 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.19%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.15%) CentOS
12 4 (0.15%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.11%) AIX
13 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1415 (53.08%) MVC
2 1319 (49.47%) Agile Software Development
3 668 (25.06%) TDD
4 429 (16.09%) Scrum
5 403 (15.12%) Web Development
6 324 (12.15%) Software Engineering
7 319 (11.97%) Web Application Development
8 304 (11.40%) OO
9 270 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
10 257 (9.64%) SDLC
11 253 (9.49%) BDD
12 234 (8.78%) Dependency Injection
13 189 (7.09%) Unit Testing
14 187 (7.01%) Test Automation
15 174 (6.53%) SOLID
16 165 (6.19%) Kanban
17 157 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
17 157 (5.89%) OOP
18 148 (5.55%) DevOps
18 148 (5.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2213 (83.01%) C#
2 1187 (44.52%) SQL
3 1147 (43.02%) JavaScript
4 272 (10.20%) Java
5 244 (9.15%) VB.NET
6 225 (8.44%) T-SQL
7 184 (6.90%) Ruby
8 162 (6.08%) C++
9 112 (4.20%) Python
10 110 (4.13%) TypeScript
11 109 (4.09%) PHP
12 107 (4.01%) VB
13 90 (3.38%) C
14 55 (2.06%) Go
15 51 (1.91%) F#
16 41 (1.54%) Shell Script
17 34 (1.28%) PL/SQL
18 31 (1.16%) VBA
19 30 (1.13%) XAML
20 27 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 342 (12.83%) Degree
2 61 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 15 (0.56%) ISEB
6 14 (0.53%) MCP
7 12 (0.45%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.34%) PMI Certification
10 8 (0.30%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.30%) PhD
11 5 (0.19%) HND
11 5 (0.19%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.11%) HNC
13 3 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.075%) MCAD
14 2 (0.075%) MCPD
15 1 (0.038%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.038%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.98%) QA
2 11 (0.41%) SLA
3 7 (0.26%) COBIT
3 7 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.23%) WAI
5 5 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.19%) PMO
6 4 (0.15%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.075%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.038%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (0.79%) Docker
2 18 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.45%) Firmware
4 8 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.15%) vSphere
7 3 (0.11%) KVM
8 1 (0.038%) Postfix
8 1 (0.038%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (2.06%) Ansible
2 53 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (1.91%) Puppet
4 50 (1.88%) Kibana
5 25 (0.94%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 25 (0.94%) Mesos
6 24 (0.90%) WSUS
7 6 (0.23%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.15%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.11%) SCCM
9 3 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.075%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.075%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.075%) SCOM
10 2 (0.075%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.038%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.038%) Cacti
11 1 (0.038%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.038%) Icinga
11 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 714 (26.78%) Microsoft
2 116 (4.35%) Oracle
3 109 (4.09%) Google
4 97 (3.64%) Sitecore
5 89 (3.34%) SAP
6 72 (2.70%) Xamarin
7 56 (2.10%) Facebook
8 46 (1.73%) IBM
9 31 (1.16%) Twitter
10 18 (0.68%) VMware
11 11 (0.41%) Castleton
12 10 (0.38%) Actian
12 10 (0.38%) Adobe
12 10 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.34%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.34%) Telerik
14 7 (0.26%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.26%) LexisNexis
14 7 (0.26%) Red Hat
15 6 (0.23%) Epicor