Period
to 24 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 237 349
Rank change year-on-year +110 +112 -
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 250 129 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.43% 1.04% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.21% 2.42% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 244 123 10
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £24,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £54,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.50% +5.26% -34.48%

.NET Core 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 4,024 5,337 5,696
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.06% 42.98% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,087 4,490 4,830
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing .NET Core as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the North West

.NET Core
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Core in the North West.

Salary trend for .NET Core in the North West

.NET Core
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core in the North West over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in the North West

.NET Core
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 Core within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 June 2019. 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 +73 142 £45,000 - 38
Cheshire +44 52 £42,500 -5.56% 17
Merseyside +48 42 £36,250 -34.09% 8
Lancashire -5 14 £35,750 -7.14% 1
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, IT jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 245 (98.00%) .NET
2 225 (90.00%) C#
3 153 (61.20%) MVC
4 127 (50.80%) ASP.NET
5 120 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (47.60%) Microsoft Azure
7 115 (46.00%) AngularJS
8 108 (43.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 104 (41.60%) JavaScript
10 95 (38.00%) SQL Server
11 87 (34.80%) SQL
12 84 (33.60%) HTML
13 80 (32.00%) Microsoft
14 74 (29.60%) CSS
15 68 (27.20%) ASP.NET Web API
16 63 (25.20%) .NET Framework
17 56 (22.40%) Microservices
18 53 (21.20%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (20.00%) TDD
20 47 (18.80%) Git (software)
20 47 (18.80%) DevOps
21 46 (18.40%) React
22 44 (17.60%) Entity Framework
23 42 (16.80%) Greenfield Project
23 42 (16.80%) RESTful
24 37 (14.80%) jQuery
25 35 (14.00%) Vue.js
26 31 (12.40%) Web Services
27 30 (12.00%) Software Engineering
28 27 (10.80%) Node.js

.NET Core
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 6 (2.40%) Umbraco
2 5 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) IIS
3 1 (0.40%) nginx
Business Applications
1 13 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.80%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 119 (47.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (21.20%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.40%) SaaS
5 5 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.20%) Serverless
7 2 (0.80%) GitHub
7 2 (0.80%) IaaS
7 2 (0.80%) PaaS
8 1 (0.40%) Amazon CloudSearch
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.40%) Google Play
8 1 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (3.60%) Blockchain
4 9 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.80%) Big Data
7 2 (0.80%) Redis
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.40%) MySQL
8 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (18.80%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (4.80%) JIRA
6 9 (3.60%) Mercurial
6 9 (3.60%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.00%) NUnit
8 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (1.20%) GitLab
9 3 (1.20%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.80%) Grunt
10 2 (0.80%) gulp
10 2 (0.80%) Moq
10 2 (0.80%) Selenium
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.80%) webpack
11 1 (0.40%) Calabash
11 1 (0.40%) MSTest
General
1 24 (9.60%) Finance
2 14 (5.60%) Marketing
3 4 (1.60%) Automotive
3 4 (1.60%) Games
4 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.40%) Advertising
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Law
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 220 (88.00%) Developer
2 115 (46.00%) .NET Developer
3 105 (42.00%) C# Developer
4 58 (23.20%) Software Developer
5 56 (22.40%) Senior Developer
6 43 (17.20%) C# .NET Developer
7 39 (15.60%) Senior .NET Developer
8 36 (14.40%) C# Programmer
8 36 (14.40%) Programmer
9 23 (9.20%) C# Software Developer
10 18 (7.20%) Agile .NET Developer
10 18 (7.20%) Agile Developer
10 18 (7.20%) Senior Agile Developer
10 18 (7.20%) Senior Software Developer
11 17 (6.80%) Agile C# Developer
11 17 (6.80%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 17 (6.80%) Senior C# Developer
12 16 (6.40%) Full Stack Developer
13 13 (5.20%) .NET Programmer
14 11 (4.40%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (98.00%) .NET
2 127 (50.80%) ASP.NET
3 115 (46.00%) AngularJS
4 108 (43.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 84 (33.60%) HTML
6 74 (29.60%) CSS
7 68 (27.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 63 (25.20%) .NET Framework
9 46 (18.40%) React
10 44 (17.60%) Entity Framework
11 42 (16.80%) RESTful
12 37 (14.80%) jQuery
13 35 (14.00%) Vue.js
14 31 (12.40%) Web Services
15 27 (10.80%) Node.js
16 22 (8.80%) HTML5
17 18 (7.20%) REST
18 12 (4.80%) ASP.NET Core
19 10 (4.00%) LINQ
19 10 (4.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.80%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.20%) User Experience
4 6 (2.40%) BBC
4 6 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.00%) Social Media
6 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.40%) Blog
6 1 (0.40%) Online Games
6 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.60%) Windows
2 8 (3.20%) Linux
3 3 (1.20%) Android
4 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) DC/OS
5 1 (0.40%) Debian
5 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (61.20%) MVC
2 120 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (22.40%) Microservices
4 50 (20.00%) TDD
5 47 (18.80%) DevOps
6 30 (12.00%) Software Engineering
7 27 (10.80%) BDD
8 25 (10.00%) Scrum
9 23 (9.20%) Fintech
10 22 (8.80%) SOLID
11 20 (8.00%) Web Application Development
12 17 (6.80%) E-Commerce
13 16 (6.40%) Front End Development
14 14 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (5.20%) CRM
16 12 (4.80%) Biometrics
16 12 (4.80%) Mentoring
16 12 (4.80%) OOP
16 12 (4.80%) Unit Testing
17 10 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 225 (90.00%) C#
2 104 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 87 (34.80%) SQL
4 21 (8.40%) T-SQL
4 21 (8.40%) TypeScript
5 12 (4.80%) Ruby
6 9 (3.60%) Python
6 9 (3.60%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.80%) C++
7 7 (2.80%) Java
8 2 (0.80%) Java 8
8 2 (0.80%) PHP
8 2 (0.80%) Scala
9 1 (0.40%) Go
9 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (5.20%) Degree
2 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) GDPR
2 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (10.80%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (6.40%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (1.20%) Mesos
Vendors
1 80 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.40%) Google
3 6 (2.40%) Apple
4 5 (2.00%) Facebook
4 5 (2.00%) Sony
4 5 (2.00%) Yahoo!
5 3 (1.20%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.40%) SAP