Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 2508 2454 2494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.47% 20.22% 19.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.02% 48.77% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2246 2275 2256
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

.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 5698 5032 5237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.23% 41.45% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4724 4368 4481
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 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 1606 £42,500 - 108
Cheshire -4 548 £40,000 +12.68% 34
Lancashire +4 196 £35,000 -6.67% 9
Merseyside +2 128 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Cumbria +7 18 £42,500 -5.56%
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2077 (82.81%) C#
2 1516 (60.45%) ASP.NET
3 1402 (55.90%) SQL Server
4 1383 (55.14%) MVC
5 1296 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1057 (42.15%) JavaScript
7 1003 (39.99%) SQL
8 905 (36.08%) HTML
9 855 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 853 (34.01%) CSS
11 632 (25.20%) TDD
12 618 (24.64%) Microsoft
13 615 (24.52%) .NET Framework
14 602 (24.00%) AngularJS
15 596 (23.76%) ASP.NET Web API
16 574 (22.89%) jQuery
17 504 (20.10%) Web Services
18 473 (18.86%) WCF
19 456 (18.18%) Scrum
20 421 (16.79%) Finance
21 365 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 364 (14.51%) Entity Framework
23 347 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
24 346 (13.80%) RESTful
25 342 (13.64%) Web Development
26 341 (13.60%) Web Application Development
27 319 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 313 (12.48%) Git (software)
29 312 (12.44%) HTML5
30 292 (11.64%) Node.js

.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
1 118 (4.70%) CMS
2 69 (2.75%) Umbraco
3 63 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (2.39%) SharePoint
5 54 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 42 (1.67%) IIS
7 36 (1.44%) EPiServer
8 25 (1.00%) Apache Spark
9 24 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (0.76%) Apache
11 17 (0.68%) Drupal
12 15 (0.60%) NServiceBus
13 12 (0.48%) OpenROAD
14 11 (0.44%) Sitefinity
15 9 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.36%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 7 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
18 6 (0.24%) ColdFusion
18 6 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 28 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.040%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.040%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (0.16%) Workfront
4 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.080%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.040%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.040%) Magento
6 1 (0.040%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.040%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.040%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.040%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.040%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.040%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.040%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 347 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 218 (8.69%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (2.55%) SaaS
4 33 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (1.20%) Google Play
6 21 (0.84%) GitHub
7 14 (0.56%) Office 365
8 11 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.36%) npm
10 7 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 5 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.20%) PaaS
11 5 (0.20%) Serverless
12 4 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.16%) Trello
13 2 (0.080%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.23%) Internet
2 52 (2.07%) HTTP
3 19 (0.76%) Broadband
4 13 (0.52%) SMS
5 11 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 11 (0.44%) Intranet
6 10 (0.40%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.36%) Wireless
8 7 (0.28%) RS-232
8 7 (0.28%) WinSCP
9 6 (0.24%) SSL
10 4 (0.16%) FTP
10 4 (0.16%) LLU
11 2 (0.080%) AMQP
11 2 (0.080%) Firewall
12 1 (0.040%) DNS
12 1 (0.040%) NAS
12 1 (0.040%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.040%) SAN
12 1 (0.040%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1402 (55.90%) SQL Server
2 193 (7.70%) SQL Server 2016
3 192 (7.66%) NoSQL
4 175 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
5 138 (5.50%) MongoDB
6 124 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 120 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 110 (4.39%) MySQL
9 104 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 84 (3.35%) Relational Database
11 63 (2.51%) Big Data
12 57 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 51 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
14 47 (1.87%) Hadoop
15 38 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
16 34 (1.36%) RavenDB
17 33 (1.32%) RDBMS
17 33 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 27 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
19 25 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 313 (12.48%) Git (software)
2 247 (9.85%) Visual Studio
3 153 (6.10%) TeamCity
4 148 (5.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 110 (4.39%) NUnit
6 100 (3.99%) Subversion
7 81 (3.23%) JIRA
8 77 (3.07%) MSTest
9 66 (2.63%) Selenium
10 48 (1.91%) Jenkins
11 40 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 31 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 24 (0.96%) SpecFlow
14 21 (0.84%) gulp
15 20 (0.80%) ReSharper
16 19 (0.76%) Grunt
17 17 (0.68%) SonarQube
18 16 (0.64%) CruiseControl
19 15 (0.60%) NuGet
20 13 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 421 (16.79%) Finance
2 152 (6.06%) Marketing
3 128 (5.10%) Games
4 114 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 112 (4.47%) Retail
6 102 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 75 (2.99%) Advertising
8 67 (2.67%) Electronics
9 47 (1.87%) Back Office
10 46 (1.83%) Law
11 32 (1.28%) Legal
12 21 (0.84%) Banking
12 21 (0.84%) Music Industry
13 16 (0.64%) Automotive
14 12 (0.48%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.40%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.16%) Publishing
17 2 (0.080%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.080%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1939 (77.31%) Developer
2 1290 (51.44%) .NET Developer
3 778 (31.02%) C# Developer
4 627 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 353 (14.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 332 (13.24%) Software Developer
7 320 (12.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 265 (10.57%) Senior Developer
9 217 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 216 (8.61%) .NET Software Developer
11 187 (7.46%) C# Software Developer
12 158 (6.30%) Senior .NET Developer
13 134 (5.34%) Software Engineer
14 115 (4.59%) SQL Developer
15 107 (4.27%) Junior
16 103 (4.11%) Web Developer
17 98 (3.91%) Graduate
18 97 (3.87%) Junior Developer
19 96 (3.83%) Senior C# Developer
20 86 (3.43%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1516 (60.45%) ASP.NET
2 905 (36.08%) HTML
3 855 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 853 (34.01%) CSS
5 615 (24.52%) .NET Framework
6 602 (24.00%) AngularJS
7 596 (23.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 574 (22.89%) jQuery
9 504 (20.10%) Web Services
10 473 (18.86%) WCF
11 365 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 364 (14.51%) Entity Framework
13 346 (13.80%) RESTful
14 319 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 312 (12.44%) HTML5
16 292 (11.64%) Node.js
17 253 (10.09%) XML
18 230 (9.17%) KnockoutJS
19 206 (8.21%) WPF
20 203 (8.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 154 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
2 142 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (4.78%) Computer Science
4 105 (4.19%) Mobile App
5 97 (3.87%) iPad
6 88 (3.51%) N-Tier
7 71 (2.83%) Fintech
8 66 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
9 57 (2.27%) User Experience
10 48 (1.91%) Management Information System
11 36 (1.44%) Public Cloud
12 33 (1.32%) iPhone
13 26 (1.04%) Data Structures
14 24 (0.96%) Social Network
15 20 (0.80%) Life Science
16 16 (0.64%) Blog
16 16 (0.64%) Digital Media
16 16 (0.64%) Driving Licence
17 14 (0.56%) RIA
18 13 (0.52%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 265 (10.57%) Windows
2 91 (3.63%) Android
3 84 (3.35%) Linux
4 49 (1.95%) Unix
5 43 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.28%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.28%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 6 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.24%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.12%) AIX
11 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.040%) CentOS
12 1 (0.040%) VMS
12 1 (0.040%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.040%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1383 (55.14%) MVC
2 1296 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 632 (25.20%) TDD
4 456 (18.18%) Scrum
5 342 (13.64%) Web Development
6 341 (13.60%) Web Application Development
7 291 (11.60%) Software Engineering
8 280 (11.16%) BDD
9 274 (10.93%) OO
10 248 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
11 228 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
12 222 (8.85%) SDLC
13 189 (7.54%) Test Automation
14 169 (6.74%) Kanban
15 160 (6.38%) DevOps
16 158 (6.30%) SOLID
17 156 (6.22%) OOP
18 153 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
19 152 (6.06%) Unit Testing
20 138 (5.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2077 (82.81%) C#
2 1057 (42.15%) JavaScript
3 1003 (39.99%) SQL
4 241 (9.61%) VB.NET
5 226 (9.01%) Java
6 224 (8.93%) T-SQL
7 223 (8.89%) Ruby
8 135 (5.38%) C++
9 103 (4.11%) VB
10 99 (3.95%) Python
10 99 (3.95%) TypeScript
11 86 (3.43%) PHP
12 62 (2.47%) C
13 60 (2.39%) F#
14 55 (2.19%) Go
15 38 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 38 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 33 (1.32%) VBA
17 31 (1.24%) VB6
18 28 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 281 (11.20%) Degree
2 49 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.64%) ISEB
6 15 (0.60%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.52%) Master's Degree
7 13 (0.52%) MCP
8 8 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.32%) HND
9 6 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.20%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.16%) MCSA
11 4 (0.16%) MCSE
11 4 (0.16%) PhD
12 3 (0.12%) CCNA
12 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.080%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.040%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (4.27%) QA
2 31 (1.24%) SLA
3 7 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.28%) PMO
4 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.20%) WAI
5 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.080%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.040%) HL7
7 1 (0.040%) TickIT
System Software
1 31 (1.24%) Docker
2 18 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.080%) Firmware
5 2 (0.080%) vSphere
6 1 (0.040%) KVM
Systems Management
1 58 (2.31%) Kibana
2 50 (1.99%) Ansible
3 44 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (1.67%) Puppet
5 27 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 27 (1.08%) WSUS
6 22 (0.88%) Mesos
7 7 (0.28%) SCCM
8 6 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.16%) Kubernetes
9 4 (0.16%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.12%) Marathon
10 3 (0.12%) rkt
10 3 (0.12%) SCOM
10 3 (0.12%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.080%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.080%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.080%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 618 (24.64%) Microsoft
2 109 (4.35%) Google
3 87 (3.47%) SAP
4 81 (3.23%) Oracle
5 71 (2.83%) Sitecore
6 61 (2.43%) Xamarin
7 56 (2.23%) Facebook
8 24 (0.96%) IBM
9 20 (0.80%) Twitter
10 13 (0.52%) Adobe
11 12 (0.48%) Actian
11 12 (0.48%) Capita
11 12 (0.48%) VMware
12 11 (0.44%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.32%) Telerik
15 7 (0.28%) Castleton
15 7 (0.28%) Epicor
16 6 (0.24%) Red Hat
16 6 (0.24%) Sybase