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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / North West
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1286 1033 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.21% 18.16% 22.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.06% 48.66% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1134 933 1262
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

.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 2676 2123 2621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.14% 37.32% 39.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 1833 2228
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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 0 786 £40,000 -5.88% 124
Cheshire +5 293 £40,000 - 66
Merseyside +6 133 £37,500 -2.59% 20
Lancashire +1 72 £34,250 -2.14% 16
Cumbria +13 2 £46,000 - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2098 (82.50%) C#
2 1498 (58.91%) ASP.NET
3 1425 (56.04%) SQL Server
4 1279 (50.29%) MVC
5 1218 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
6 1068 (42.00%) SQL
7 968 (38.07%) JavaScript
8 958 (37.67%) HTML
9 825 (32.44%) CSS
10 809 (31.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 681 (26.78%) jQuery
12 672 (26.43%) Microsoft
13 665 (26.15%) TDD
14 544 (21.39%) .NET Framework
15 518 (20.37%) WCF
16 509 (20.02%) AngularJS
17 459 (18.05%) Web Development
18 457 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
19 451 (17.73%) Web Services
20 377 (14.83%) Scrum
21 354 (13.92%) Finance
22 347 (13.65%) Entity Framework
23 314 (12.35%) VB.NET
23 314 (12.35%) Software Engineering
24 313 (12.31%) OO
25 308 (12.11%) WPF
25 308 (12.11%) Degree
26 300 (11.80%) Web Application Development
27 297 (11.68%) HTML5
28 294 (11.56%) Windows

.NET
Top Related 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 92 (3.62%) SharePoint
2 84 (3.30%) Umbraco
3 83 (3.26%) CMS
4 61 (2.40%) IIS
5 46 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 44 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (0.83%) EPiServer
8 19 (0.75%) Drupal
9 18 (0.71%) NServiceBus
10 17 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.47%) Apache
12 12 (0.47%) Confluence
13 11 (0.43%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.39%) Sitefinity
15 9 (0.35%) JBoss
15 9 (0.35%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 254 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.06%) MS Office
3 14 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.35%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.16%) MS Project
7 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.079%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.55%) Visualfiles
3 11 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.24%) Magento
5 5 (0.20%) PlanetPress Connect
6 4 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 3 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
8 2 (0.079%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.079%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.079%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.079%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.039%) BPCS
9 1 (0.039%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.039%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.039%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 219 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (2.91%) SaaS
4 27 (1.06%) Google Play
5 24 (0.94%) GitHub
6 23 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.28%) Office 365
9 5 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.16%) IaaS
10 4 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
11 3 (0.12%) Amazon CloudSearch
11 3 (0.12%) PaaS
12 2 (0.079%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.079%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.039%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.039%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.039%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.039%) iTunes
13 1 (0.039%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.87%) Internet
2 58 (2.28%) HTTP
3 13 (0.51%) Firewall
4 11 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.39%) Broadband
6 8 (0.31%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.24%) Intranet
7 6 (0.24%) RS-232
8 5 (0.20%) DNS
8 5 (0.20%) SMS
9 4 (0.16%) DHCP
9 4 (0.16%) LAN
9 4 (0.16%) SSL
9 4 (0.16%) WAN
10 3 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.12%) Network Security
10 3 (0.12%) Wireless
11 2 (0.079%) FTP
11 2 (0.079%) LLU
11 2 (0.079%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1425 (56.04%) SQL Server
2 277 (10.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 182 (7.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 167 (6.57%) MySQL
5 132 (5.19%) NoSQL
6 121 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 95 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 78 (3.07%) MongoDB
9 69 (2.71%) Relational Database
10 68 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 54 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 50 (1.97%) Big Data
13 43 (1.69%) RDBMS
14 36 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
15 35 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
16 34 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 27 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
19 14 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
20 11 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 280 (11.01%) Visual Studio
2 221 (8.69%) Git (software)
3 198 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 170 (6.69%) NUnit
5 109 (4.29%) JIRA
6 101 (3.97%) MSTest
7 80 (3.15%) Subversion
8 78 (3.07%) Moq
9 73 (2.87%) Selenium
10 66 (2.60%) TeamCity
11 62 (2.44%) Rhino Mocks
12 31 (1.22%) Jenkins
13 25 (0.98%) SpecFlow
14 23 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (0.79%) FxCop
15 20 (0.79%) NuGet
15 20 (0.79%) StyleCop
16 19 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 17 (0.67%) Cucumber
General
1 354 (13.92%) Finance
2 112 (4.40%) Marketing
3 110 (4.33%) Games
4 63 (2.48%) Retail
5 55 (2.16%) Advertising
6 54 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 52 (2.04%) Legal
8 47 (1.85%) Banking
9 42 (1.65%) Law
10 39 (1.53%) Telecoms
11 33 (1.30%) Electronics
12 13 (0.51%) Publishing
13 12 (0.47%) Automotive
14 11 (0.43%) Back Office
15 8 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.31%) Local Government
16 6 (0.24%) Billing
17 5 (0.20%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
19 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1970 (77.47%) Developer
2 1338 (52.62%) .NET Developer
3 879 (34.57%) C# Developer
4 704 (27.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 438 (17.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 378 (14.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 317 (12.47%) Software Developer
8 282 (11.09%) Senior Developer
9 224 (8.81%) .NET Software Developer
10 219 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 213 (8.38%) Web Developer
12 200 (7.86%) Senior .NET Developer
13 168 (6.61%) C# Software Developer
14 159 (6.25%) Junior
15 157 (6.17%) Senior C# Developer
16 143 (5.62%) Junior Developer
17 136 (5.35%) SQL Developer
18 126 (4.95%) Lead Developer
19 123 (4.84%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 116 (4.56%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1498 (58.91%) ASP.NET
2 958 (37.67%) HTML
3 825 (32.44%) CSS
4 809 (31.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 681 (26.78%) jQuery
6 544 (21.39%) .NET Framework
7 518 (20.37%) WCF
8 509 (20.02%) AngularJS
9 457 (17.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 451 (17.73%) Web Services
11 347 (13.65%) Entity Framework
12 308 (12.11%) WPF
13 297 (11.68%) HTML5
14 280 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 279 (10.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 274 (10.77%) RESTful
17 231 (9.08%) XML
18 196 (7.71%) Node.js
19 184 (7.24%) KnockoutJS
20 153 (6.02%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.49%) Computer Science
2 157 (6.17%) iPad
3 149 (5.86%) Mobile App
4 125 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
6 82 (3.22%) User Experience
7 81 (3.19%) N-Tier
8 32 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.06%) Xbox
10 26 (1.02%) iPhone
11 21 (0.83%) Tandem
12 20 (0.79%) Digital TV
13 19 (0.75%) Algorithms
13 19 (0.75%) Fintech
14 18 (0.71%) PMI
14 18 (0.71%) Social Network
15 17 (0.67%) Smartphone
16 16 (0.63%) Internet of Things
17 15 (0.59%) iSeries
18 12 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 294 (11.56%) Windows
2 94 (3.70%) Linux
3 92 (3.62%) Android
4 65 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 50 (1.97%) Windows Server
6 28 (1.10%) Unix
7 18 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
7 18 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.24%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.12%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.079%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.079%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.079%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.039%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1279 (50.29%) MVC
2 1218 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
3 665 (26.15%) TDD
4 459 (18.05%) Web Development
5 377 (14.83%) Scrum
6 314 (12.35%) Software Engineering
7 313 (12.31%) OO
8 300 (11.80%) Web Application Development
9 262 (10.30%) BDD
10 234 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
11 207 (8.14%) Dependency Injection
12 193 (7.59%) SDLC
13 182 (7.16%) Kanban
14 132 (5.19%) Unit Testing
15 130 (5.11%) E-Commerce
16 116 (4.56%) MVVM
17 114 (4.48%) OOP
18 107 (4.21%) Mentoring
19 102 (4.01%) CRM
20 95 (3.74%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2098 (82.50%) C#
2 1068 (42.00%) SQL
3 968 (38.07%) JavaScript
4 314 (12.35%) VB.NET
5 241 (9.48%) T-SQL
6 220 (8.65%) Java
7 159 (6.25%) Ruby
8 141 (5.54%) PHP
9 139 (5.47%) C++
10 134 (5.27%) VB
11 75 (2.95%) C
12 62 (2.44%) Python
13 55 (2.16%) PowerShell
14 54 (2.12%) TypeScript
15 44 (1.73%) F#
16 38 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 38 (1.49%) VB6
17 36 (1.42%) Embedded C
18 31 (1.22%) VBA
19 23 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 308 (12.11%) Degree
2 38 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (0.94%) ISEB
4 23 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 17 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 15 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 8 (0.31%) HNC
8 8 (0.31%) HND
9 4 (0.16%) MCP
10 3 (0.12%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.079%) APMP
11 2 (0.079%) CCNA
11 2 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.079%) MCSE
12 1 (0.039%) CCA
12 1 (0.039%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.039%) MCITP
12 1 (0.039%) MCTS
12 1 (0.039%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.36%) QA
2 15 (0.59%) WAI
3 10 (0.39%) SLA
4 9 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.31%) HL7
6 7 (0.28%) COBIT
7 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.20%) WCAG
8 4 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.12%) PMO
10 1 (0.039%) MiFID
10 1 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.039%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (1.18%) Firmware
2 28 (1.10%) Docker
3 9 (0.35%) vSphere
4 8 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.31%) Xen
4 8 (0.31%) XenServer
5 3 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.079%) KVM
6 2 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.039%) Postfix
7 1 (0.039%) vCloud
7 1 (0.039%) zsh
Systems Management
1 40 (1.57%) Kibana
2 29 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.94%) Puppet
4 16 (0.63%) Ansible
5 15 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 14 (0.55%) WSUS
7 6 (0.24%) Terraform
8 4 (0.16%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.16%) Mesos
8 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.12%) SCOM
10 2 (0.079%) Icinga
10 2 (0.079%) Salt
11 1 (0.039%) Galera Cluster
11 1 (0.039%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.039%) logstash
11 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.039%) Packer
11 1 (0.039%) vMotion
Vendors
1 672 (26.43%) Microsoft
2 115 (4.52%) Google
3 96 (3.78%) Oracle
4 52 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 37 (1.45%) Xamarin
6 35 (1.38%) IBM
7 24 (0.94%) Facebook
8 21 (0.83%) SAP
9 18 (0.71%) Twitter
10 9 (0.35%) LexisNexis
10 9 (0.35%) PayPal
11 8 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.31%) Cognizant
11 8 (0.31%) EnterpriseDB
11 8 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.28%) DevExpress
13 6 (0.24%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.24%) Zend
14 5 (0.20%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.16%) Cognos
Chester, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible Working, Childcare Vouchers
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, childcare vouchers
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000, Pension Scheme,
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension, Gym Membership
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago