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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 13 13 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,151 844 890
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 12.08% 11.39% 19.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.94% 34.18% 46.57%
Number of salaries quoted 600 719 791
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,800 £36,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,590 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +3.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,375 £61,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

.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 2,956 2,469 1,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.01% 33.31% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,831 1,935 1,652
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £33,275
25th Percentile £43,914 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

.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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Manchester -4 632 £55,000 - 113
Cheshire +6 301 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Merseyside -12 114 £58,750 +17.50% 11
Lancashire +7 92 £42,500 - 15
Cumbria -1 9 - - 4
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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.

1 838 (72.81%) C#
2 728 (63.25%) Agile
3 711 (61.77%) Azure
4 641 (55.69%) SQL
5 585 (50.83%) JavaScript
6 541 (47.00%) .NET Core
7 481 (41.79%) React
8 451 (39.18%) DevOps
9 449 (39.01%) CSS
10 437 (37.97%) Microsoft
11 434 (37.71%) HTML
12 431 (37.45%) SQL Server
13 427 (37.10%) MVC
14 393 (34.14%) Software Engineering
14 393 (34.14%) Social Skills
15 341 (29.63%) .NET Framework
16 339 (29.45%) AngularJS
17 338 (29.37%) Git (software)
18 301 (26.15%) AWS
19 295 (25.63%) Azure DevOps
20 284 (24.67%) Entity Framework
21 280 (24.33%) Serverless
22 267 (23.20%) Unit Testing
23 260 (22.59%) jQuery
24 256 (22.24%) Terraform
25 250 (21.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 243 (21.11%) Microservices
27 240 (20.85%) User Stories
28 238 (20.68%) Azure Service Bus
29 237 (20.59%) Azure Functions

.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 52 (4.52%) Umbraco
2 23 (2.00%) CMS
3 18 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.30%) IIS
5 12 (1.04%) Sitefinity
6 10 (0.87%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.43%) Confluence
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.26%) Apache Pulsar
10 2 (0.17%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.087%) Apache
11 1 (0.087%) DNN
11 1 (0.087%) Drupal
11 1 (0.087%) Strapi
11 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.087%) WinCC
11 1 (0.087%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.17%) Maple
4 1 (0.087%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.087%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 711 (61.77%) Azure
2 301 (26.15%) AWS
3 295 (25.63%) Azure DevOps
4 280 (24.33%) Serverless
5 238 (20.68%) Azure Service Bus
6 237 (20.59%) Azure Functions
7 48 (4.17%) SaaS
8 40 (3.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 34 (2.95%) Azure Data Factory
10 33 (2.87%) GCP
11 27 (2.35%) PaaS
12 22 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
13 21 (1.82%) Azure Logic Apps
14 20 (1.74%) Azure Pipelines
15 19 (1.65%) Azure Service Fabric
16 17 (1.48%) GitHub
17 15 (1.30%) Azure Monitor
17 15 (1.30%) Power Platform
18 14 (1.22%) Azure AKS
19 13 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (9.04%) HTTP
2 47 (4.08%) SSL
3 22 (1.91%) Internet
4 3 (0.26%) DNS
5 2 (0.17%) DHCP
5 2 (0.17%) Network Security
5 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.087%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (37.45%) SQL Server
2 127 (11.03%) NoSQL
3 46 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 45 (3.91%) MySQL
5 38 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 18 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (1.22%) Data Lake
10 13 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (0.96%) Data Vault
11 11 (0.96%) Power BI
11 11 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.87%) Flink
13 8 (0.70%) Big Data
13 8 (0.70%) DynamoDB
14 5 (0.43%) Amazon Aurora
14 5 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 338 (29.37%) Git (software)
2 206 (17.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (4.34%) Selenium
4 21 (1.82%) JIRA
5 19 (1.65%) TeamCity
6 18 (1.56%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.39%) Bitbucket
7 16 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.30%) Maven
8 15 (1.30%) NUnit
8 15 (1.30%) Subversion
9 10 (0.87%) Ant
9 10 (0.87%) Cucumber
9 10 (0.87%) Gradle
9 10 (0.87%) Moq
10 8 (0.70%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.61%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (0.52%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.43%) JUnit
General
1 393 (34.14%) Social Skills
2 117 (10.17%) Finance
3 96 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (6.26%) Marketing
5 56 (4.87%) Manufacturing
5 56 (4.87%) Public Sector
6 39 (3.39%) Retail
7 35 (3.04%) Games
8 32 (2.78%) Automotive
8 32 (2.78%) French Language
9 25 (2.17%) Legal
10 24 (2.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 20 (1.74%) Banking
12 19 (1.65%) Law
12 19 (1.65%) Publishing
13 17 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
14 9 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.78%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.52%) Electronics
16 5 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 702 (60.99%) Developer
2 326 (28.32%) .NET Developer
3 233 (20.24%) Software Engineer
4 182 (15.81%) Senior Developer
5 180 (15.64%) Software Developer
6 138 (11.99%) Senior .NET Developer
7 125 (10.86%) C# Developer
8 68 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
9 59 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 56 (4.87%) .NET Software Developer
11 55 (4.78%) Senior Software Developer
12 49 (4.26%) Architect
13 43 (3.74%) Web Developer
14 39 (3.39%) Senior .NET Software Developer
15 38 (3.30%) C# Software Developer
15 38 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
16 36 (3.13%) Graduate
17 34 (2.95%) Applications Developer
18 33 (2.87%) Technical Leader
19 32 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (47.00%) .NET Core
2 481 (41.79%) React
3 449 (39.01%) CSS
4 434 (37.71%) HTML
5 341 (29.63%) .NET Framework
6 339 (29.45%) AngularJS
7 284 (24.67%) Entity Framework
8 260 (22.59%) jQuery
9 250 (21.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 151 (13.12%) ASP.NET
11 144 (12.51%) Node.js
12 103 (8.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 90 (7.82%) RESTful
14 66 (5.73%) Angular 2
15 64 (5.56%) REST
15 64 (5.56%) Vue.js
16 59 (5.13%) HTML5
17 58 (5.04%) Ruby on Rails
18 50 (4.34%) JSON
19 40 (3.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.08%) Cloud Native
2 55 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (4.08%) User Experience
4 34 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 31 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (2.17%) Life Science
7 22 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 20 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
9 19 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
10 17 (1.48%) N-Tier
11 12 (1.04%) Public Cloud
12 11 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.96%) Management Information System
12 11 (0.96%) Robotics
13 10 (0.87%) Blog
13 10 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.87%) NHS
14 9 (0.78%) Sports Betting
15 8 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 222 (19.29%) Android
1 222 (19.29%) Apple iOS
2 34 (2.95%) Linux
3 33 (2.87%) Windows
4 10 (0.87%) Unix
5 4 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (63.25%) Agile
2 451 (39.18%) DevOps
3 427 (37.10%) MVC
4 393 (34.14%) Software Engineering
5 267 (23.20%) Unit Testing
6 243 (21.11%) Microservices
7 240 (20.85%) User Stories
8 213 (18.51%) Product Roadmap
9 209 (18.16%) Process Improvement
10 205 (17.81%) Dependency Injection
11 185 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
12 184 (15.99%) TDD
13 172 (14.94%) CI/CD
14 169 (14.68%) Full Stack Development
15 146 (12.68%) Web Development
16 137 (11.90%) Test Automation
17 133 (11.56%) SDLC
18 125 (10.86%) Scrum
19 98 (8.51%) Mentoring
20 78 (6.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 838 (72.81%) C#
2 641 (55.69%) SQL
3 585 (50.83%) JavaScript
4 201 (17.46%) Java
5 124 (10.77%) TypeScript
6 109 (9.47%) Python
7 78 (6.78%) Ruby
8 73 (6.34%) Go
9 51 (4.43%) PowerShell
10 47 (4.08%) VB
11 45 (3.91%) T-SQL
12 37 (3.21%) VB.NET
13 33 (2.87%) Tcl
14 24 (2.09%) PHP
15 17 (1.48%) C++
16 12 (1.04%) Scala
17 10 (0.87%) Perl
17 10 (0.87%) Shell Script
18 8 (0.70%) Kotlin
19 5 (0.43%) ES6
Qualifications
1 78 (6.78%) Degree
2 59 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 39 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.30%) Azure Certification
7 9 (0.78%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.70%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.17%) MBA
11 2 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.087%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (0.17%) Good Clinical Practice
2 2 (0.17%) GxP
2 2 (0.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.087%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.087%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 126 (10.95%) Docker
2 9 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
3 2 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 256 (22.24%) Terraform
2 104 (9.04%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.43%) Ansible
4 2 (0.17%) Istio
4 2 (0.17%) MIIS
4 2 (0.17%) SCCM
4 2 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.087%) Kibana
5 1 (0.087%) Puppet
Vendors
1 437 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 225 (19.55%) Xamarin
3 86 (7.47%) Oracle
4 52 (4.52%) Google
5 18 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 11 (0.96%) Talend
7 8 (0.70%) SAP
8 5 (0.43%) Apple
8 5 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.43%) Dell
8 5 (0.43%) Hitachi
8 5 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.35%) Software AG
9 4 (0.35%) Sun
10 3 (0.26%) Optimizely
10 3 (0.26%) Splunk
10 3 (0.26%) VMware
11 2 (0.17%) CyberArk
11 2 (0.17%) Perforce
11 2 (0.17%) Remedy