The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 18 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 35.29% 6.67% 57.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 66.67% 16.67% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 12
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +50.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
.NET
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackpool region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 52.94% 40.00% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 15
Average salary £35,000 £26,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

.NET
Salary Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Blackpool region.

.NET Salary Trend in Blackpool

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 23 (79.31%) WCF
3 21 (72.41%) WPF
4 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
5 16 (55.17%) Web Services
6 15 (51.72%) VB.NET
7 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (31.03%) MVC
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) Asset Management
8 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
8 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (24.14%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
10 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
10 5 (17.24%) Ninject
10 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (17.24%) Moq
10 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.24%) Kanban
10 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (17.24%) MSTest
10 5 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (17.24%) TDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (17.24%) Moq
1 5 (17.24%) MSTest
1 5 (17.24%) NUnit
General
1 3 (10.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 28 (96.55%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) WPF Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) WCF
2 21 (72.41%) WPF
3 16 (55.17%) Web Services
4 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
5 9 (31.03%) .NET Framework
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.24%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (17.24%) Ninject
6 5 (17.24%) Spring.NET
6 5 (17.24%) Unity DI Container
7 4 (13.79%) LINQ
8 3 (10.34%) CSS
8 3 (10.34%) HTML
8 3 (10.34%) jQuery
9 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) MVC
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) Asset Management
3 5 (17.24%) Web Application Development
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.24%) Kanban
3 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Web Development
4 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 4 (13.79%) MVVM
4 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) VB.NET
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) XAML
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago