Period
to 19 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1,561 1,883 2,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.88% 17.85% 18.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.08% 45.52% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,310 1,705 2,081
North West median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

.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 3,541 4,137 5,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.56% 39.21% 44.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,862 3,461 4,659
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

.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 19 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 -1 991 £50,000 +2.56% 238
Cheshire 0 355 £42,500 -5.56% 94
Lancashire 0 124 £42,500 +13.33% 47
Merseyside -4 77 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Cumbria -12 9 £35,000 - 6
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 1,290 (82.64%) C#
2 750 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
3 648 (41.51%) JavaScript
4 627 (40.17%) ASP.NET
5 606 (38.82%) MVC
6 584 (37.41%) SQL Server
7 515 (32.99%) SQL
8 452 (28.96%) AngularJS
9 426 (27.29%) Azure
10 425 (27.23%) HTML
11 388 (24.86%) .NET Core
12 378 (24.22%) Microsoft
13 371 (23.77%) CSS
14 365 (23.38%) ASP.NET MVC
15 316 (20.24%) .NET Framework
16 299 (19.15%) TDD
17 264 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
18 255 (16.34%) Microservices
19 241 (15.44%) DevOps
20 235 (15.05%) Software Engineering
21 231 (14.80%) Scrum
22 224 (14.35%) Web Services
23 194 (12.43%) Finance
24 181 (11.60%) AWS
25 179 (11.47%) React
26 176 (11.27%) Java
27 174 (11.15%) jQuery
28 168 (10.76%) Entity Framework
29 165 (10.57%) Greenfield Project
30 156 (9.99%) Problem-Solving

.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 46 (2.95%) CMS
2 40 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 26 (1.67%) IIS
3 26 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 22 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (0.90%) Confluence
7 9 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.45%) EPiServer
8 7 (0.45%) Kentico
9 6 (0.38%) Sitefinity
10 5 (0.32%) Apache
10 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.19%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.19%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.064%) nginx
14 1 (0.064%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.064%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 47 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.45%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.064%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 426 (27.29%) Azure
2 181 (11.60%) AWS
3 63 (4.04%) SaaS
4 61 (3.91%) Serverless
5 43 (2.75%) GitHub
6 36 (2.31%) Power Platform
7 26 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (1.54%) GCP
9 21 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (0.90%) PaaS
11 13 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.83%) Office 365
12 12 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.64%) Amazon CloudSearch
13 10 (0.64%) Slack
14 8 (0.51%) Azure Functions
15 6 (0.38%) Amazon ECS
15 6 (0.38%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
16 5 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.09%) Internet
3 9 (0.58%) Wireless
4 8 (0.51%) Firewall
5 7 (0.45%) HTTP
5 7 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.32%) Bluetooth
6 5 (0.32%) LTE
6 5 (0.32%) MQTT
6 5 (0.32%) WAN
7 4 (0.26%) LAN
7 4 (0.26%) Skype
8 2 (0.13%) DHCP
8 2 (0.13%) DNS
8 2 (0.13%) Intranet
8 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.13%) SAN
8 2 (0.13%) SMTP
8 2 (0.13%) SNMP
8 2 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 584 (37.41%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.57%) NoSQL
3 65 (4.16%) MongoDB
3 65 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (1.86%) MySQL
8 28 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 26 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
9 26 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
10 25 (1.60%) Power BI
11 19 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
14 10 (0.64%) Big Data
14 10 (0.64%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (0.51%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 145 (9.29%) Git (software)
2 123 (7.88%) Visual Studio
3 118 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 59 (3.78%) Selenium
5 52 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 37 (2.37%) NUnit
7 36 (2.31%) Maven
7 36 (2.31%) WebDriver
8 32 (2.05%) JIRA
9 31 (1.99%) Cucumber
10 30 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 28 (1.79%) Bitbucket
12 26 (1.67%) JUnit
12 26 (1.67%) TestNG
13 25 (1.60%) Hudson
14 24 (1.54%) Appium
15 22 (1.41%) TeamCity
16 18 (1.15%) IBM UrbanCode
17 14 (0.90%) gulp
17 14 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 194 (12.43%) Finance
2 61 (3.91%) Retail
3 47 (3.01%) Marketing
4 30 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 28 (1.79%) Legal
6 24 (1.54%) Games
7 23 (1.47%) Law
8 18 (1.15%) Banking
9 14 (0.90%) Public Sector
10 13 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.58%) Automotive
12 8 (0.51%) Advertising
12 8 (0.51%) Publishing
13 7 (0.45%) Back Office
14 6 (0.38%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.38%) Housing Association
15 5 (0.32%) Billing
16 4 (0.26%) Military
17 2 (0.13%) Local Government
17 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,146 (73.41%) Developer
2 467 (29.92%) .NET Developer
3 449 (28.76%) C# Developer
4 256 (16.40%) Senior Developer
5 216 (13.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 210 (13.45%) Software Developer
7 134 (8.58%) Software Engineer
8 107 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
9 93 (5.96%) Lead Developer
10 79 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 70 (4.48%) Senior C# Developer
12 63 (4.04%) Architect
13 61 (3.91%) Programmer
13 61 (3.91%) Technical Leader
14 60 (3.84%) C# Programmer
15 56 (3.59%) Angular Developer
16 50 (3.20%) C# Software Developer
17 49 (3.14%) .NET Software Developer
17 49 (3.14%) Lead C# Developer
18 48 (3.07%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (40.17%) ASP.NET
2 452 (28.96%) AngularJS
3 425 (27.23%) HTML
4 388 (24.86%) .NET Core
5 371 (23.77%) CSS
6 365 (23.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 316 (20.24%) .NET Framework
8 264 (16.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 224 (14.35%) Web Services
10 179 (11.47%) React
11 174 (11.15%) jQuery
12 168 (10.76%) Entity Framework
13 150 (9.61%) REST
14 127 (8.14%) WCF
15 117 (7.50%) HTML5
16 116 (7.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 111 (7.11%) RESTful
18 105 (6.73%) Node.js
19 92 (5.89%) Vue.js
20 86 (5.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 165 (10.57%) Greenfield Project
2 91 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (5.06%) User Experience
4 76 (4.87%) Enterprise Software
5 74 (4.74%) Mobile App
6 50 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (2.05%) Cloud Native
8 25 (1.60%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.28%) N-Tier
10 13 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 13 (0.83%) Private Cloud
11 11 (0.70%) Algorithms
12 9 (0.58%) EPoS
13 7 (0.45%) Internet of Things
13 7 (0.45%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.45%) W3C
14 6 (0.38%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.38%) NHS
15 4 (0.26%) HoloLens
15 4 (0.26%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 105 (6.73%) Windows
2 45 (2.88%) Android
3 36 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.41%) Linux
5 12 (0.77%) Unix
5 12 (0.77%) VMS
6 9 (0.58%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.064%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 750 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 606 (38.82%) MVC
3 299 (19.15%) TDD
4 255 (16.34%) Microservices
5 241 (15.44%) DevOps
6 235 (15.05%) Software Engineering
7 231 (14.80%) Scrum
8 156 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
9 140 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
10 135 (8.65%) Web Development
11 114 (7.30%) Unit Testing
12 112 (7.17%) SDLC
13 104 (6.66%) OO
13 104 (6.66%) SOLID
14 103 (6.60%) Test Automation
15 101 (6.47%) BDD
15 101 (6.47%) Computer Science
16 89 (5.70%) Mentoring
17 86 (5.51%) CRM
18 72 (4.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,290 (82.64%) C#
2 648 (41.51%) JavaScript
3 515 (32.99%) SQL
4 176 (11.27%) Java
5 120 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 103 (6.60%) VB.NET
7 79 (5.06%) VB
8 78 (5.00%) TypeScript
9 49 (3.14%) Python
10 40 (2.56%) PHP
11 29 (1.86%) VBA
12 28 (1.79%) C
12 28 (1.79%) C++
12 28 (1.79%) VB6
13 24 (1.54%) Ruby
14 23 (1.47%) VBScript
15 20 (1.28%) Apex Code
16 19 (1.22%) Shell Script
17 15 (0.96%) PowerShell
18 13 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 147 (9.42%) Degree
2 42 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.77%) MCSD
5 10 (0.64%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.45%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.45%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.26%) MCTS
10 3 (0.19%) PhD
11 2 (0.13%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.13%) ISEB
11 2 (0.13%) MCAD
11 2 (0.13%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.064%) CCNA
12 1 (0.064%) CSSLP
12 1 (0.064%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.27%) QA
2 38 (2.43%) GDPR
3 23 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.45%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.19%) PMO
7 1 (0.064%) NIST
7 1 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 122 (7.82%) Docker
2 18 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 13 (0.83%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.45%) Firmware
5 3 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 53 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.15%) Tivoli
3 11 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.64%) Puppet
5 8 (0.51%) Terraform
6 5 (0.32%) Ansible
7 4 (0.26%) Kibana
8 2 (0.13%) Consul
8 2 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.13%) logstash
8 2 (0.13%) Scalr
9 1 (0.064%) PowerBroker
9 1 (0.064%) Rancher
Vendors
1 378 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 82 (5.25%) Xamarin
3 47 (3.01%) Oracle
4 45 (2.88%) Sage
5 29 (1.86%) IBM
5 29 (1.86%) Sitecore
6 23 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.41%) Google
8 7 (0.45%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.45%) Intapp
9 6 (0.38%) CA
9 6 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (0.38%) Facebook
9 6 (0.38%) Micro Focus
9 6 (0.38%) Parasoft
9 6 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.32%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.26%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.19%) Sony
12 3 (0.19%) webMethods