Period
to 29 May 2020

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

.NET Core
England > North West
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 129 265
Rank change year-on-year +90 +136 +94
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 347 252 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 5.56% 2.49% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.13% 6.28% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 320 257 104
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -25.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,500 £31,325
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £62,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%

.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 2,456 4,013 5,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.34% 39.62% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,041 3,085 4,478
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% +5.26%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in the North West over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 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 +86 233 £55,000 +22.22% 44
Cheshire +64 82 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Lancashire +41 12 £35,500 -16.47% 3
Merseyside -8 12 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cumbria - 8 £40,000 - 3
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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.

1 347 (100.00%) .NET
2 285 (82.13%) C#
3 168 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (46.40%) Azure
5 156 (44.96%) JavaScript
6 137 (39.48%) AngularJS
7 123 (35.45%) SQL
8 119 (34.29%) SQL Server
9 116 (33.43%) MVC
10 108 (31.12%) TDD
11 106 (30.55%) CSS
12 97 (27.95%) ASP.NET
13 96 (27.67%) Microservices
14 92 (26.51%) HTML
15 87 (25.07%) DevOps
16 79 (22.77%) React
16 79 (22.77%) Microsoft
17 74 (21.33%) Software Engineering
18 70 (20.17%) ASP.NET Web API
19 65 (18.73%) AWS
20 64 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
21 63 (18.16%) .NET Framework
22 62 (17.87%) Finance
23 47 (13.54%) BDD
24 46 (13.26%) Unit Testing
25 44 (12.68%) Greenfield Project
26 41 (11.82%) WCF
27 39 (11.24%) Entity Framework
28 38 (10.95%) Git (software)
29 37 (10.66%) REST

.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 16 (4.61%) CMS
2 12 (3.46%) Umbraco
3 10 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (2.59%) IIS
5 4 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.58%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.58%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.29%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (2.59%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 161 (46.40%) Azure
2 65 (18.73%) AWS
3 21 (6.05%) Serverless
4 18 (5.19%) GCP
5 7 (2.02%) SaaS
6 4 (1.15%) Power Platform
7 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.86%) Logic Apps
8 2 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.58%) npm
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.29%) GitHub
9 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.86%) Intranet
2 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.49%) NoSQL
3 21 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.03%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.17%) Cosmos DB
6 8 (2.31%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.44%) SQL Server 2019
9 4 (1.15%) Power BI
9 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.86%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.58%) Event Store
11 2 (0.58%) MySQL
11 2 (0.58%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (10.95%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.49%) Selenium
3 25 (7.20%) NUnit
4 21 (6.05%) Jenkins
5 19 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (4.90%) TeamCity
8 15 (4.32%) JIRA
9 12 (3.46%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.17%) Cypress.io
11 10 (2.88%) SpecFlow
12 9 (2.59%) Appium
12 9 (2.59%) Calabash
13 8 (2.31%) MSTest
14 3 (0.86%) Maven
14 3 (0.86%) SoapUI
15 2 (0.58%) Artifactory
15 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
15 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
15 2 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 62 (17.87%) Finance
2 14 (4.03%) Retail
3 9 (2.59%) Marketing
4 8 (2.31%) Electronics
4 8 (2.31%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.02%) Law
5 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.44%) Legal
7 4 (1.15%) Local Government
8 3 (0.86%) Automotive
8 3 (0.86%) Environmental Health
8 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 283 (81.56%) Developer
2 148 (42.65%) .NET Developer
3 96 (27.67%) C# Developer
4 92 (26.51%) Software Developer
5 91 (26.22%) Senior Developer
6 58 (16.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 56 (16.14%) Senior .NET Developer
8 50 (14.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 34 (9.80%) Software Engineer
10 33 (9.51%) C# Software Developer
11 28 (8.07%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (7.49%) Angular Developer
13 25 (7.20%) .NET Software Engineer
14 20 (5.76%) WCF Developer
15 18 (5.19%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
16 17 (4.90%) Azure Developer
16 17 (4.90%) C# WCF Developer
16 17 (4.90%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
17 15 (4.32%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (100.00%) .NET
2 137 (39.48%) AngularJS
3 106 (30.55%) CSS
4 97 (27.95%) ASP.NET
5 92 (26.51%) HTML
6 79 (22.77%) React
7 70 (20.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 64 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (18.16%) .NET Framework
10 41 (11.82%) WCF
11 39 (11.24%) Entity Framework
12 37 (10.66%) REST
13 35 (10.09%) Web Services
14 32 (9.22%) Node.js
14 32 (9.22%) Vue.js
15 26 (7.49%) RESTful
16 24 (6.92%) XML
17 22 (6.34%) NHibernate
18 21 (6.05%) jQuery
18 21 (6.05%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.68%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (4.90%) Cloud Native
3 15 (4.32%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.17%) NHS
5 11 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.31%) Blog
7 8 (2.31%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.02%) User Experience
8 7 (2.02%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.86%) CMDB
9 3 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.02%) Apple iOS
2 5 (1.44%) Android
3 3 (0.86%) Linux
3 3 (0.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (33.43%) MVC
3 108 (31.12%) TDD
4 96 (27.67%) Microservices
5 87 (25.07%) DevOps
6 74 (21.33%) Software Engineering
7 47 (13.54%) BDD
8 46 (13.26%) Unit Testing
9 35 (10.09%) Test Automation
10 32 (9.22%) Scrum
11 27 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (7.49%) Performance Testing
13 24 (6.92%) Fintech
13 24 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (6.92%) SOLID
14 23 (6.63%) OO
15 22 (6.34%) SDLC
16 21 (6.05%) Secure Coding
17 20 (5.76%) E-Commerce
17 20 (5.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 285 (82.13%) C#
2 156 (44.96%) JavaScript
3 123 (35.45%) SQL
4 29 (8.36%) TypeScript
5 23 (6.63%) T-SQL
6 22 (6.34%) VB.NET
7 19 (5.48%) C++
8 18 (5.19%) C
9 13 (3.75%) ES6
10 7 (2.02%) PHP
11 5 (1.44%) Java
11 5 (1.44%) Python
12 4 (1.15%) Go
13 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.58%) ES8
14 2 (0.58%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.58%) XAML
15 1 (0.29%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.29%) F#
15 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (8.65%) Degree
2 8 (2.31%) DBS Check
3 6 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.58%) MCAD
6 1 (0.29%) MCPD
6 1 (0.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.34%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 34 (9.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 28 (8.07%) Kubernetes
2 10 (2.88%) Terraform
3 5 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.29%) Ansible
4 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (22.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.75%) Xamarin
3 10 (2.88%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.02%) SAP
5 4 (1.15%) Google
5 4 (1.15%) Intapp
6 3 (0.86%) Aderant
6 3 (0.86%) Progress
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian