Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 163 337
Rank change year-on-year +87 +174 +20
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 364 245 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.60% 2.08% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.05% 5.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 323 231 24
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.21% +16.15%
10th Percentile £30,250 £32,500 £26,875
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £54,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -19.15%

.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 4,023 4,465 5,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.81% 37.97% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,156 3,757 4,682
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,065 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +46 198 £48,000 +6.67% 62
Cheshire +47 93 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Merseyside +37 39 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Lancashire +5 34 £42,500 +10.39% 12
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 359 (98.63%) .NET
2 325 (89.29%) C#
3 192 (52.75%) MVC
4 173 (47.53%) JavaScript
5 164 (45.05%) Azure
6 163 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (39.29%) ASP.NET
8 129 (35.44%) AngularJS
9 128 (35.16%) HTML
10 123 (33.79%) SQL Server
11 119 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 115 (31.59%) Microservices
13 113 (31.04%) CSS
14 93 (25.55%) DevOps
15 87 (23.90%) TDD
16 86 (23.63%) SQL
17 80 (21.98%) Microsoft
18 78 (21.43%) .NET Framework
19 72 (19.78%) AWS
20 71 (19.51%) React
21 60 (16.48%) SOLID
22 57 (15.66%) Docker
23 55 (15.11%) Git (software)
24 54 (14.84%) Entity Framework
25 53 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web API
25 53 (14.56%) Vue.js
26 51 (14.01%) Software Engineering
27 47 (12.91%) REST
28 45 (12.36%) Greenfield Project
29 42 (11.54%) HTML5

.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 32 (8.79%) Umbraco
2 31 (8.52%) CMS
3 14 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.37%) IIS
6 4 (1.10%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.10%) Confluence
7 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 23 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (2.47%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 164 (45.05%) Azure
2 72 (19.78%) AWS
3 20 (5.49%) Serverless
4 13 (3.57%) GCP
5 6 (1.65%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.37%) Kong
6 5 (1.37%) SaaS
7 4 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.10%) GitHub
7 4 (1.10%) Office 365
7 4 (1.10%) PaaS
7 4 (1.10%) Slack
8 3 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (0.82%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.55%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.10%) Skype
2 1 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (33.79%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.42%) MongoDB
2 27 (7.42%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (1.65%) Power BI
5 3 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.55%) Big Data
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.27%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.27%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (15.11%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (4.67%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.30%) Mercurial
6 12 (3.30%) Selenium
7 10 (2.75%) Appium
7 10 (2.75%) Calabash
8 8 (2.20%) JIRA
9 7 (1.92%) Artifactory
10 5 (1.37%) NUnit
11 4 (1.10%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.82%) MSTest
12 3 (0.82%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.55%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.55%) webpack
14 1 (0.27%) Grunt
14 1 (0.27%) gulp
General
1 42 (11.54%) Finance
2 17 (4.67%) Marketing
3 9 (2.47%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.92%) Legal
6 6 (1.65%) Retail
7 4 (1.10%) Advertising
7 4 (1.10%) Games
7 4 (1.10%) Publishing
8 3 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.55%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 291 (79.95%) Developer
2 177 (48.63%) .NET Developer
3 161 (44.23%) C# Developer
4 88 (24.18%) C# Programmer
4 88 (24.18%) Programmer
5 87 (23.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 68 (18.68%) Senior Developer
7 48 (13.19%) .NET Programmer
7 48 (13.19%) Senior .NET Developer
8 37 (10.16%) Software Developer
9 28 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 23 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (4.67%) Junior
12 14 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
13 13 (3.57%) Angular Developer
13 13 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (3.30%) JavaScript Engineer
14 12 (3.30%) Junior Developer
14 12 (3.30%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 11 (3.02%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 359 (98.63%) .NET
2 143 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 129 (35.44%) AngularJS
4 128 (35.16%) HTML
5 119 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 113 (31.04%) CSS
7 78 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 71 (19.51%) React
9 54 (14.84%) Entity Framework
10 53 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 53 (14.56%) Vue.js
11 47 (12.91%) REST
12 42 (11.54%) HTML5
13 34 (9.34%) jQuery
13 34 (9.34%) Web Services
14 29 (7.97%) RESTful
15 28 (7.69%) Node.js
16 26 (7.14%) SOAP
17 22 (6.04%) Redux
18 20 (5.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.36%) Greenfield Project
2 38 (10.44%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (5.49%) User Experience
4 12 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.20%) Cloud Native
6 7 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.82%) W3C
10 1 (0.27%) APACS
10 1 (0.27%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.27%) Contactless
10 1 (0.27%) EMV
10 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.04%) Windows
2 8 (2.20%) Linux
3 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (52.75%) MVC
2 163 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (31.59%) Microservices
4 93 (25.55%) DevOps
5 87 (23.90%) TDD
6 60 (16.48%) SOLID
7 51 (14.01%) Software Engineering
8 42 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 40 (10.99%) BDD
10 36 (9.89%) Unit Testing
11 33 (9.07%) Scrum
12 32 (8.79%) OOP
13 31 (8.52%) E-Commerce
13 31 (8.52%) System Testing
14 26 (7.14%) CRM
15 24 (6.59%) Fintech
16 23 (6.32%) Web Development
17 19 (5.22%) SDLC
18 17 (4.67%) Project Management
19 16 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 325 (89.29%) C#
2 173 (47.53%) JavaScript
3 86 (23.63%) SQL
4 36 (9.89%) TypeScript
5 17 (4.67%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.75%) Python
7 8 (2.20%) C++
8 7 (1.92%) ES6
8 7 (1.92%) Java
8 7 (1.92%) XAML
9 4 (1.10%) Ruby
10 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.27%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.27%) R
11 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (2.47%) Degree
1 9 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (0.82%) MCTS
3 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.10%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) PA-DSS
2 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) GDPR
3 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 57 (15.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (7.97%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.82%) Consul
2 3 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.27%) Rancher
Vendors
1 80 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.30%) Google
3 10 (2.75%) Sage
4 9 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.92%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.65%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.82%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 1 (0.27%) Telerik