Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 2,273 2,695 2,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.50% 21.03% 19.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.63% 47.83% 50.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,021 2,425 2,028
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 5,332 5,635 4,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.40% 43.98% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4,484 4,790 3,773
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 1,326 £45,000 +12.50% 217
Cheshire 0 619 £42,500 +6.25% 91
Lancashire -2 162 £37,500 +11.94% 33
Merseyside -5 147 £40,000 +1.91% 49
Cumbria -16 6 £45,000 - 2
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 1,904 (83.77%) C#
2 1,302 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
3 1,246 (54.82%) ASP.NET
4 1,231 (54.16%) SQL Server
5 1,181 (51.96%) MVC
6 879 (38.67%) JavaScript
7 830 (36.52%) SQL
8 732 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 691 (30.40%) HTML
10 658 (28.95%) CSS
11 621 (27.32%) Microsoft
11 621 (27.32%) AngularJS
12 570 (25.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 558 (24.55%) TDD
14 531 (23.36%) .NET Framework
15 511 (22.48%) Scrum
16 409 (17.99%) Finance
17 387 (17.03%) RESTful
18 379 (16.67%) WCF
19 376 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
20 354 (15.57%) Git (software)
21 338 (14.87%) Web Application Development
22 330 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
23 321 (14.12%) jQuery
24 314 (13.81%) Software Engineering
25 306 (13.46%) Web Development
26 303 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
27 299 (13.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 297 (13.07%) BDD
29 295 (12.98%) Web Services

.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
1 110 (4.84%) CMS
2 79 (3.48%) IIS
3 65 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 64 (2.82%) SharePoint
5 62 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
6 48 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (0.92%) Sitefinity
8 20 (0.88%) NServiceBus
9 18 (0.79%) EPiServer
10 16 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.44%) Apache Spark
12 10 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.35%) JBoss
14 8 (0.35%) nginx
14 8 (0.35%) OpenEdge
15 7 (0.31%) Content Management Server
15 7 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 30 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.48%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 6 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
7 6 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
7 6 (0.26%) InDesign
7 6 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.088%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.044%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 62 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.79%) Elite 3E
3 16 (0.70%) Workfront
4 11 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.088%) Magento
9 1 (0.044%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 376 (16.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 197 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (2.42%) SaaS
4 45 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
5 34 (1.50%) Google Play
6 24 (1.06%) Office 365
7 23 (1.01%) GitHub
8 13 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (0.57%) Serverless
9 12 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (0.44%) PaaS
12 8 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.35%) npm
13 7 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
13 7 (0.31%) NuGet
14 6 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 6 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.26%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.16%) Internet
2 29 (1.28%) HTTP
3 22 (0.97%) Broadband
4 20 (0.88%) TCP/IP
5 19 (0.84%) Intranet
6 12 (0.53%) WAN
7 11 (0.48%) Hyperconnected
8 10 (0.44%) Firewall
9 6 (0.26%) DNS
9 6 (0.26%) SSL
9 6 (0.26%) X.509
10 5 (0.22%) DHCP
10 5 (0.22%) Skype
11 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.18%) FTP
11 4 (0.18%) LLU
11 4 (0.18%) SMS
12 3 (0.13%) LAN
12 3 (0.13%) VLAN
13 2 (0.088%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,231 (54.16%) SQL Server
2 303 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 148 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 137 (6.03%) MongoDB
5 84 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 81 (3.56%) MySQL
7 79 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 55 (2.42%) RavenDB
10 54 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 45 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 43 (1.89%) RDBMS
13 40 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
14 31 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
15 30 (1.32%) Big Data
16 26 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
17 25 (1.10%) Oracle Database
18 23 (1.01%) Redis
19 19 (0.84%) Hadoop
20 18 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 354 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 169 (7.44%) Visual Studio
3 144 (6.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 118 (5.19%) NUnit
5 106 (4.66%) JIRA
6 97 (4.27%) Jenkins
7 86 (3.78%) TeamCity
8 67 (2.95%) Selenium
9 58 (2.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 54 (2.38%) MSTest
11 52 (2.29%) Subversion
12 36 (1.58%) Moq
13 34 (1.50%) Bitbucket
14 31 (1.36%) Grunt
15 27 (1.19%) MSBuild
16 24 (1.06%) gulp
17 23 (1.01%) Maven
18 17 (0.75%) Protractor
18 17 (0.75%) SonarQube
19 16 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 409 (17.99%) Finance
2 154 (6.78%) Retail
3 122 (5.37%) Games
4 109 (4.80%) Advertising
5 83 (3.65%) Marketing
6 56 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 49 (2.16%) Legal
8 48 (2.11%) Banking
9 44 (1.94%) Manufacturing
10 41 (1.80%) Automotive
11 27 (1.19%) Electronics
12 26 (1.14%) Retail Banking
13 24 (1.06%) Investment Banking
14 17 (0.75%) Back Office
15 16 (0.70%) Music Industry
16 12 (0.53%) Law
17 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.26%) Publishing
19 5 (0.22%) Aerospace
20 4 (0.18%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 1,700 (74.79%) Developer
2 1,113 (48.97%) .NET Developer
3 606 (26.66%) C# Developer
4 465 (20.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 269 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 263 (11.57%) Software Developer
7 173 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 172 (7.57%) Software Engineer
9 153 (6.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 151 (6.64%) .NET Software Developer
11 150 (6.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 137 (6.03%) C# Software Developer
13 134 (5.90%) Full Stack Developer
14 126 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 114 (5.02%) SQL Developer
16 105 (4.62%) Junior
17 101 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
18 100 (4.40%) Web Developer
19 98 (4.31%) .NET Software Engineer
20 94 (4.14%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,246 (54.82%) ASP.NET
2 732 (32.20%) ASP.NET MVC
3 691 (30.40%) HTML
4 658 (28.95%) CSS
5 621 (27.32%) AngularJS
6 570 (25.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 531 (23.36%) .NET Framework
8 387 (17.03%) RESTful
9 379 (16.67%) WCF
10 321 (14.12%) jQuery
11 299 (13.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 295 (12.98%) Web Services
13 269 (11.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 265 (11.66%) Entity Framework
15 233 (10.25%) React
16 212 (9.33%) Node.js
17 191 (8.40%) KnockoutJS
18 182 (8.01%) HTML5
19 169 (7.44%) WPF
20 146 (6.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 187 (8.23%) Greenfield Project
2 162 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
4 99 (4.36%) Computer Science
5 94 (4.14%) Mobile App
6 83 (3.65%) Fintech
7 77 (3.39%) Management Information System
8 74 (3.26%) User Experience
9 67 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
10 31 (1.36%) N-Tier
11 30 (1.32%) iPhone
12 28 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 28 (1.23%) Social Network
13 14 (0.62%) Tandem
14 9 (0.40%) PMI
15 8 (0.35%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.35%) Virtual Team
16 7 (0.31%) Life Science
16 7 (0.31%) NHS
16 7 (0.31%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 220 (9.68%) Windows
2 75 (3.30%) Android
3 61 (2.68%) Linux
4 39 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 38 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.10%) Unix
7 13 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.088%) Solaris
10 2 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.088%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.044%) AIX
11 1 (0.044%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,302 (57.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1,181 (51.96%) MVC
3 558 (24.55%) TDD
4 511 (22.48%) Scrum
5 338 (14.87%) Web Application Development
6 330 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
7 314 (13.81%) Software Engineering
8 306 (13.46%) Web Development
9 297 (13.07%) BDD
10 274 (12.05%) OO
11 218 (9.59%) SDLC
12 192 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
13 185 (8.14%) Kanban
14 173 (7.61%) Dependency Injection
15 167 (7.35%) DevOps
16 156 (6.86%) Unit Testing
17 153 (6.73%) Test Automation
18 150 (6.60%) SOLID
19 138 (6.07%) Microservices
20 130 (5.72%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,904 (83.77%) C#
2 879 (38.67%) JavaScript
3 830 (36.52%) SQL
4 266 (11.70%) Java
5 261 (11.48%) T-SQL
6 173 (7.61%) VB.NET
7 164 (7.22%) Ruby
8 116 (5.10%) C++
8 116 (5.10%) TypeScript
9 111 (4.88%) Python
10 87 (3.83%) PHP
11 81 (3.56%) VB
12 65 (2.86%) C
13 48 (2.11%) PowerShell
14 41 (1.80%) F#
15 39 (1.72%) PL/SQL
16 38 (1.67%) VBA
17 36 (1.58%) Bash Shell
18 26 (1.14%) VB6
19 21 (0.92%) Go
Qualifications
1 177 (7.79%) Degree
2 59 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 25 (1.10%) MCSE
5 24 (1.06%) MCSA
6 22 (0.97%) MCP
7 20 (0.88%) Security Cleared
8 16 (0.70%) CISSP
9 13 (0.57%) SC Cleared
10 9 (0.40%) AWS Certification
10 9 (0.40%) CSSLP
10 9 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.35%) CCNA
11 8 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
12 7 (0.31%) ISTQB
12 7 (0.31%) SANS
13 6 (0.26%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.22%) HNC
14 5 (0.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.65%) QA
2 11 (0.48%) GCP
2 11 (0.48%) SLA
3 10 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.35%) GDPR
4 8 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.13%) PMO
7 2 (0.088%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (3.17%) Docker
2 38 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.62%) vSphere
4 5 (0.22%) Xen
4 5 (0.22%) XenServer
5 4 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.088%) Firmware
7 2 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.044%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.044%) HDFS
8 1 (0.044%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (1.98%) Ansible
2 42 (1.85%) Kibana
3 33 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 32 (1.41%) Puppet
5 28 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.70%) Terraform
7 15 (0.66%) Salt
8 14 (0.62%) WSUS
9 12 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 11 (0.48%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
11 8 (0.35%) SCCM
12 7 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.13%) CA Wily
14 2 (0.088%) Marathon
14 2 (0.088%) Mesos
14 2 (0.088%) rkt
14 2 (0.088%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.088%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.088%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 621 (27.32%) Microsoft
2 118 (5.19%) Google
3 107 (4.71%) Xamarin
4 94 (4.14%) Oracle
5 67 (2.95%) Sitecore
6 55 (2.42%) Capita
7 49 (2.16%) Facebook
7 49 (2.16%) SAP
8 36 (1.58%) Twitter
9 23 (1.01%) WorldPay
10 19 (0.84%) Intapp
11 16 (0.70%) HP
11 16 (0.70%) Reuters
12 15 (0.66%) VMware
13 9 (0.40%) Cisco
13 9 (0.40%) Sage
14 8 (0.35%) Adobe
15 7 (0.31%) IBM
15 7 (0.31%) Progress
16 6 (0.26%) Salesforce.com