Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North West
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 755 1,489 1,600
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 13.15% 19.08% 15.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.46% 47.85% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 686 1,252 1,424
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,625 £39,121 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £59,500 £57,625 £58,906
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,125 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

.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 2,191 3,112 3,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.17% 39.87% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,910 2,597 3,184
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in the North West.

Salary trend for .NET in the North West

.NET
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in the North West over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

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 11 April 2021. 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 -4 484 £50,000 - 232
Cheshire 0 161 £48,000 +6.67% 46
Merseyside -3 49 £47,500 +5.56% 17
Lancashire -12 45 £48,750 +10.80% 18
Cumbria +11 10 £31,530 -21.18% 8
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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.

1 549 (72.72%) C#
2 346 (45.83%) SQL
3 322 (42.65%) .NET Core
4 289 (38.28%) MVC
5 286 (37.88%) Azure
6 270 (35.76%) JavaScript
7 269 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
8 258 (34.17%) ASP.NET
9 242 (32.05%) SQL Server
10 176 (23.31%) Software Engineering
11 172 (22.78%) .NET Framework
12 152 (20.13%) CSS
13 150 (19.87%) HTML
14 142 (18.81%) Microsoft
15 129 (17.09%) TDD
16 127 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 121 (16.03%) DevOps
17 121 (16.03%) AWS
18 117 (15.50%) AngularJS
19 114 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
20 104 (13.77%) Microservices
21 102 (13.51%) React
22 99 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 90 (11.92%) Finance
24 82 (10.86%) Web Development
25 79 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
26 72 (9.54%) Analytical Thinking
27 69 (9.14%) Innovative Thinking
28 68 (9.01%) SOLID
29 67 (8.87%) Greenfield Project

.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 40 (5.30%) CMS
2 28 (3.71%) IIS
3 17 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (2.12%) Confluence
4 16 (2.12%) EPiServer
5 15 (1.99%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.59%) WordPress
7 10 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.32%) Kentico
8 4 (0.53%) Apache
8 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.40%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.26%) JBoss
10 2 (0.26%) nginx
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.26%) WinCC
Applications
1 13 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.32%) nopCommerce
2 5 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.53%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.26%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.13%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 286 (37.88%) Azure
2 121 (16.03%) AWS
3 33 (4.37%) SaaS
4 32 (4.24%) Serverless
5 22 (2.91%) GCP
6 13 (1.72%) PaaS
7 10 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.32%) Microsoft 365
8 9 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.19%) GitHub
9 8 (1.06%) Power Platform
10 6 (0.79%) IaaS
10 6 (0.79%) npm
11 4 (0.53%) Logic Apps
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon EKS
12 3 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.26%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.19%) Network Security
2 8 (1.06%) Wireless
3 6 (0.79%) Internet
4 4 (0.53%) HTTP
4 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.40%) DNS
5 3 (0.40%) FTP
5 3 (0.40%) LAN
5 3 (0.40%) Skype
6 2 (0.26%) CTI
6 2 (0.26%) DHCP
6 2 (0.26%) SNMP
6 2 (0.26%) Softphone
6 2 (0.26%) VLAN
6 2 (0.26%) WAN
7 1 (0.13%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) SSL
7 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
3 23 (3.05%) NoSQL
4 18 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.12%) MongoDB
6 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.32%) Cosmos DB
9 9 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.06%) MySQL
11 7 (0.93%) Big Data
11 7 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.93%) Power BI
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.40%) DB2
14 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 67 (8.87%) Visual Studio
2 62 (8.21%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.50%) JIRA
4 32 (4.24%) Selenium
5 24 (3.18%) MSTest
6 21 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
7 19 (2.52%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.38%) JMeter
9 14 (1.85%) Jenkins
10 13 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.59%) git-flow
11 12 (1.59%) Katalon Studio
11 12 (1.59%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.46%) GitLab
12 11 (1.46%) Postman
13 8 (1.06%) NUnit
13 8 (1.06%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.79%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.79%) Protractor
15 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 90 (11.92%) Finance
2 34 (4.50%) Law
3 19 (2.52%) Retail
4 17 (2.25%) Legal
5 12 (1.59%) Back Office
6 11 (1.46%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.19%) Marketing
8 8 (1.06%) Games
8 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.93%) Banking
10 6 (0.79%) Automotive
11 5 (0.66%) Front Office
12 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.40%) Local Government
14 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.26%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 497 (65.83%) Developer
2 292 (38.68%) .NET Developer
3 119 (15.76%) C# Developer
4 109 (14.44%) Senior Developer
5 108 (14.30%) Software Developer
6 90 (11.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 80 (10.60%) Software Engineer
8 71 (9.40%) Senior .NET Developer
9 42 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 38 (5.03%) .NET Software Developer
11 37 (4.90%) SQL Developer
12 35 (4.64%) Architect
12 35 (4.64%) C# Software Developer
12 35 (4.64%) Web Developer
13 24 (3.18%) Team Leader
14 22 (2.91%) Analyst
14 22 (2.91%) Senior Software Engineer
15 21 (2.78%) .NET Software Engineer
15 21 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
15 21 (2.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (42.65%) .NET Core
2 258 (34.17%) ASP.NET
3 172 (22.78%) .NET Framework
4 152 (20.13%) CSS
5 150 (19.87%) HTML
6 127 (16.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 117 (15.50%) AngularJS
8 102 (13.51%) React
9 99 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 79 (10.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 64 (8.48%) Web Services
12 60 (7.95%) Entity Framework
13 48 (6.36%) jQuery
14 46 (6.09%) REST
14 46 (6.09%) RESTful
15 44 (5.83%) Node.js
16 39 (5.17%) HTML5
17 37 (4.90%) Vue.js
18 32 (4.24%) XML
19 30 (3.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 114 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (8.87%) Greenfield Project
3 50 (6.62%) Mobile App
4 29 (3.84%) User Experience
5 24 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (1.85%) NHS
8 13 (1.72%) Blog
9 6 (0.79%) Cloud Native
9 6 (0.79%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.40%) FMCG
13 2 (0.26%) Robotics
13 2 (0.26%) SCADA
13 2 (0.26%) Social Media
13 2 (0.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.55%) Windows
2 30 (3.97%) Windows Server
3 28 (3.71%) Linux
4 7 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (0.79%) Android
5 6 (0.79%) Windows 10
5 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (0.66%) Unix
7 3 (0.40%) CentOS
7 3 (0.40%) Fedora
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (38.28%) MVC
2 269 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (23.31%) Software Engineering
4 129 (17.09%) TDD
5 121 (16.03%) DevOps
6 104 (13.77%) Microservices
7 82 (10.86%) Web Development
8 72 (9.54%) Analytical Thinking
9 69 (9.14%) Innovative Thinking
10 68 (9.01%) SOLID
11 63 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
11 63 (8.34%) Test Automation
12 62 (8.21%) SDLC
13 58 (7.68%) Mentoring
14 53 (7.02%) Unit Testing
15 52 (6.89%) Scrum
16 42 (5.56%) E-Commerce
17 41 (5.43%) OO
18 39 (5.17%) Technical Leadership
19 38 (5.03%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 549 (72.72%) C#
2 346 (45.83%) SQL
3 270 (35.76%) JavaScript
4 63 (8.34%) TypeScript
5 47 (6.23%) T-SQL
6 37 (4.90%) Java
7 21 (2.78%) Go
7 21 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 14 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 12 (1.59%) C
10 11 (1.46%) VB
11 10 (1.32%) Python
12 9 (1.19%) C++
12 9 (1.19%) PHP
13 6 (0.79%) VBScript
14 5 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.53%) Ruby
15 4 (0.53%) XPath
16 3 (0.40%) COBOL
16 3 (0.40%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 56 (7.42%) Degree
2 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.72%) PhD
4 8 (1.06%) MCSE
5 6 (0.79%) MCSA
5 6 (0.79%) MCTS
5 6 (0.79%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.66%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.26%) CCNA
8 2 (0.26%) CCNP
8 2 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MCAD
9 1 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.09%) QA
2 10 (1.32%) WAI
3 5 (0.66%) GDPR
4 4 (0.53%) SLA
5 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.13%) GRC
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (5.70%) Docker
2 10 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.05%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.46%) Puppet
3 8 (1.06%) Terraform
4 7 (0.93%) Ansible
4 7 (0.93%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.26%) WMI
6 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 142 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.97%) Oracle
3 24 (3.18%) Sitecore
4 20 (2.65%) Xamarin
5 15 (1.99%) Google
6 10 (1.32%) VMware
7 9 (1.19%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.93%) HP
9 4 (0.53%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.26%) Cisco
10 2 (0.26%) Databricks
10 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.26%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.26%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.26%) Sparx
10 2 (0.26%) Splunk
10 2 (0.26%) Telerik
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe
11 1 (0.13%) Infor
11 1 (0.13%) Spiceworks