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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing .NET 3 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 13.64% 37.74% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.00% 86.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 0
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
.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
5 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 22.73% 43.40% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 22 10
Average salary £30,450 £33,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.72% +24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

.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
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

.NET Salary Histogram in Blackpool

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) C#
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (66.67%) MVC
5 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
6 8 (53.33%) HTML
6 8 (53.33%) CSS
7 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
7 7 (46.67%) jQuery
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
9 4 (26.67%) VB
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (26.67%) TDD
9 4 (26.67%) JSON
9 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
10 3 (20.00%) HTML5
10 3 (20.00%) WCF
10 3 (20.00%) Web Development
10 3 (20.00%) OOP
10 3 (20.00%) Web Services
11 2 (13.33%) XML
11 2 (13.33%) COM+
11 2 (13.33%) Java
11 2 (13.33%) C++
11 2 (13.33%) Unix

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) AccuRev
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (53.33%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) WCF
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
7 2 (13.33%) COM+
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
7 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (13.33%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) WinForms
8 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) VB
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) Java
7 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft