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

3 months to
27 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 1307 1033 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.45% 18.17% 22.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.21% 48.59% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 933 1278
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 2711 2126 2657
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.50% 37.40% 39.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 1835 2256
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 27 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 27 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 0 793 £40,000 -5.88% 118
Cheshire +5 301 £40,000 - 67
Merseyside +7 137 £37,500 -2.59% 21
Lancashire +1 74 £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 27 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 2108 (82.50%) C#
2 1501 (58.75%) ASP.NET
3 1433 (56.09%) SQL Server
4 1289 (50.45%) MVC
5 1224 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
6 1072 (41.96%) SQL
7 976 (38.20%) JavaScript
8 965 (37.77%) HTML
9 830 (32.49%) CSS
10 814 (31.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 689 (26.97%) jQuery
12 673 (26.34%) TDD
13 669 (26.18%) Microsoft
14 545 (21.33%) .NET Framework
15 522 (20.43%) WCF
16 511 (20.00%) AngularJS
17 463 (18.12%) Web Development
18 462 (18.08%) ASP.NET Web API
19 448 (17.53%) Web Services
20 378 (14.79%) Scrum
21 356 (13.93%) Finance
22 350 (13.70%) Entity Framework
23 317 (12.41%) OO
24 315 (12.33%) VB.NET
25 314 (12.29%) WPF
26 313 (12.25%) Software Engineering
27 308 (12.05%) Degree
28 306 (11.98%) Web Application Development
29 299 (11.70%) HTML5
30 295 (11.55%) 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 91 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 85 (3.33%) CMS
2 85 (3.33%) Umbraco
3 59 (2.31%) IIS
4 48 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 46 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 22 (0.86%) EPiServer
7 20 (0.78%) Drupal
8 18 (0.70%) NServiceBus
9 17 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.47%) Apache
11 12 (0.47%) Confluence
12 11 (0.43%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.43%) Sitefinity
12 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.35%) JBoss
13 9 (0.35%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.31%) CloudStack
14 8 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 256 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.10%) MS Office
3 14 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.35%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.16%) MS Project
7 3 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.078%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.55%) Visualfiles
3 11 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.23%) 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 (0.078%) Infor CRM
8 2 (0.078%) nopCommerce
8 2 (0.078%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.078%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.078%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.039%) BPCS
9 1 (0.039%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 220 (8.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 174 (6.81%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (2.90%) SaaS
4 28 (1.10%) Google Play
5 24 (0.94%) GitHub
6 23 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.27%) 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%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.12%) PaaS
12 2 (0.078%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.039%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.039%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.039%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.039%) iTunes
13 1 (0.039%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.94%) Internet
2 58 (2.27%) HTTP
3 13 (0.51%) Firewall
4 12 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.43%) Broadband
6 9 (0.35%) Ethernet
7 7 (0.27%) RS-232
8 6 (0.23%) Intranet
9 5 (0.20%) DNS
9 5 (0.20%) SMS
9 5 (0.20%) SSL
10 4 (0.16%) DHCP
10 4 (0.16%) LAN
10 4 (0.16%) WAN
11 3 (0.12%) Network Security
11 3 (0.12%) Wireless
12 2 (0.078%) FTP
12 2 (0.078%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.078%) LLU
12 2 (0.078%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1433 (56.09%) SQL Server
2 283 (11.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 181 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 165 (6.46%) MySQL
5 134 (5.24%) NoSQL
6 119 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 93 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 79 (3.09%) MongoDB
9 69 (2.70%) Relational Database
10 67 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 54 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 51 (2.00%) Big Data
13 42 (1.64%) RDBMS
14 38 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
15 35 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
16 32 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 27 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
19 14 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
20 12 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 283 (11.08%) Visual Studio
2 220 (8.61%) Git (software)
3 198 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 173 (6.77%) NUnit
5 106 (4.15%) JIRA
6 104 (4.07%) MSTest
7 78 (3.05%) Moq
7 78 (3.05%) Subversion
8 72 (2.82%) Selenium
9 68 (2.66%) TeamCity
10 62 (2.43%) Rhino Mocks
11 31 (1.21%) Jenkins
12 25 (0.98%) SpecFlow
13 23 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (0.82%) NuGet
15 20 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (0.78%) FxCop
15 20 (0.78%) StyleCop
16 19 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 17 (0.67%) Cucumber
General
1 356 (13.93%) Finance
2 113 (4.42%) Marketing
3 112 (4.38%) Games
4 62 (2.43%) Retail
5 55 (2.15%) Advertising
6 54 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 52 (2.04%) Legal
8 46 (1.80%) Banking
9 42 (1.64%) Law
10 39 (1.53%) Telecoms
11 33 (1.29%) 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 (0.23%) Billing
17 5 (0.20%) Music Industry
18 4 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
19 2 (0.078%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1982 (77.57%) Developer
2 1349 (52.80%) .NET Developer
3 881 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 707 (27.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 438 (17.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 378 (14.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 314 (12.29%) Software Developer
8 280 (10.96%) Senior Developer
9 222 (8.69%) .NET Software Developer
10 221 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 215 (8.41%) Web Developer
12 197 (7.71%) Senior .NET Developer
13 164 (6.42%) C# Software Developer
14 158 (6.18%) Junior
15 156 (6.11%) Senior C# Developer
16 142 (5.56%) Junior Developer
17 133 (5.21%) SQL Developer
18 126 (4.93%) Lead Developer
19 122 (4.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 117 (4.58%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1501 (58.75%) ASP.NET
2 965 (37.77%) HTML
3 830 (32.49%) CSS
4 814 (31.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 689 (26.97%) jQuery
6 545 (21.33%) .NET Framework
7 522 (20.43%) WCF
8 511 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 462 (18.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 448 (17.53%) Web Services
11 350 (13.70%) Entity Framework
12 314 (12.29%) WPF
13 299 (11.70%) HTML5
14 285 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 284 (11.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 280 (10.96%) RESTful
17 233 (9.12%) XML
18 200 (7.83%) Node.js
19 189 (7.40%) KnockoutJS
20 156 (6.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.46%) Computer Science
2 157 (6.14%) iPad
3 150 (5.87%) Mobile App
4 127 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
6 83 (3.25%) User Experience
7 81 (3.17%) N-Tier
8 31 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.06%) iPhone
9 27 (1.06%) Xbox
10 21 (0.82%) Digital TV
10 21 (0.82%) Tandem
11 19 (0.74%) Algorithms
11 19 (0.74%) Social Network
12 18 (0.70%) Fintech
12 18 (0.70%) PMI
13 17 (0.67%) Internet of Things
13 17 (0.67%) Smartphone
14 16 (0.63%) iSeries
15 13 (0.51%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 295 (11.55%) Windows
2 96 (3.76%) Linux
3 92 (3.60%) Android
4 64 (2.50%) Apple iOS
5 50 (1.96%) Windows Server
6 28 (1.10%) Unix
7 18 (0.70%) Embedded Linux
7 18 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (0.23%) 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 (0.078%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.078%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.039%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.039%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1289 (50.45%) MVC
2 1224 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
3 673 (26.34%) TDD
4 463 (18.12%) Web Development
5 378 (14.79%) Scrum
6 317 (12.41%) OO
7 313 (12.25%) Software Engineering
8 306 (11.98%) Web Application Development
9 265 (10.37%) BDD
10 236 (9.24%) Continuous Integration
11 213 (8.34%) Dependency Injection
12 195 (7.63%) SDLC
13 186 (7.28%) Kanban
14 134 (5.24%) Unit Testing
15 131 (5.13%) E-Commerce
16 120 (4.70%) MVVM
17 113 (4.42%) OOP
18 108 (4.23%) Mentoring
19 101 (3.95%) CRM
20 96 (3.76%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2108 (82.50%) C#
2 1072 (41.96%) SQL
3 976 (38.20%) JavaScript
4 315 (12.33%) VB.NET
5 243 (9.51%) T-SQL
6 222 (8.69%) Java
7 163 (6.38%) Ruby
8 141 (5.52%) C++
8 141 (5.52%) PHP
9 138 (5.40%) VB
10 77 (3.01%) C
11 62 (2.43%) Python
12 56 (2.19%) TypeScript
13 55 (2.15%) PowerShell
14 46 (1.80%) F#
15 39 (1.53%) VB6
16 38 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 36 (1.41%) Embedded C
18 31 (1.21%) VBA
19 23 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 308 (12.05%) Degree
2 38 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (0.94%) ISEB
4 23 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 18 (0.70%) PMI Certification
6 16 (0.63%) 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 (0.078%) APMP
11 2 (0.078%) CCNA
11 2 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.078%) 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
1 112 (4.38%) QA
2 14 (0.55%) WAI
3 10 (0.39%) SLA
4 9 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.31%) HL7
6 6 (0.23%) 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 (1.17%) 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 (0.078%) KVM
6 2 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.039%) Postfix
7 1 (0.039%) vCloud
7 1 (0.039%) zsh
Systems Management
1 42 (1.64%) Kibana
2 29 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.94%) Puppet
4 16 (0.63%) Ansible
4 16 (0.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 15 (0.59%) WSUS
6 6 (0.23%) Terraform
7 4 (0.16%) Cobbler
7 4 (0.16%) Mesos
7 4 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.12%) SCOM
9 2 (0.078%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.078%) Icinga
9 2 (0.078%) Salt
10 1 (0.039%) Cacti
10 1 (0.039%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (0.039%) logstash
10 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.039%) Packer
10 1 (0.039%) vMotion
Vendors
1 669 (26.18%) Microsoft
2 117 (4.58%) Google
3 92 (3.60%) Oracle
4 54 (2.11%) Sitecore
5 38 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 35 (1.37%) IBM
7 26 (1.02%) Facebook
8 21 (0.82%) SAP
9 20 (0.78%) Twitter
10 9 (0.35%) LexisNexis
11 8 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.31%) EnterpriseDB
11 8 (0.31%) PayPal
11 8 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.27%) Cognizant
12 7 (0.27%) DevExpress
13 6 (0.23%) AppDynamics
13 6 (0.23%) Zend
14 5 (0.20%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.16%) Cognos
Chester, Cheshire
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Wigan, Lancashire
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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