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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET 17 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 33.33% 15.38% 48.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 100.00% 30.00% 65.63%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 19
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,250 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
17 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 33.33% 51.28% 74.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 30
Average salary £34,000 £26,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.30% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.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 18 December 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (84.62%) WCF
2 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 19 (73.08%) WPF
4 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
6 14 (53.85%) MVC
6 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (42.31%) Scrum
8 10 (38.46%) SQL
8 10 (38.46%) Web Services
9 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
10 8 (30.77%) MVVM
11 7 (26.92%) Degree
11 7 (26.92%) TDD
11 7 (26.92%) Web Development
11 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
11 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
11 7 (26.92%) LINQ
11 7 (26.92%) XAML
11 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
13 5 (19.23%) OO
13 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
14 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
14 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (15.38%) BDD
14 4 (15.38%) CQRS
14 4 (15.38%) Internet
14 4 (15.38%) Games

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) NUnit
1 3 (11.54%) MSTest
1 3 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
1 3 (11.54%) Moq
General
1 4 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (92.31%) .NET Developer
3 9 (34.62%) C# Developer
3 9 (34.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior Developer
4 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior C# Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior .NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) WCF
2 19 (73.08%) WPF
3 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 14 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (38.46%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) LINQ
7 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
8 3 (11.54%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (11.54%) Ninject
8 3 (11.54%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (11.54%) Spring.NET
9 1 (3.85%) WinForms
9 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) MVC
3 11 (42.31%) Scrum
4 8 (30.77%) MVVM
5 7 (26.92%) Web Application Development
5 7 (26.92%) Web Development
5 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
5 7 (26.92%) TDD
5 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 5 (19.23%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
7 4 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (15.38%) CQRS
7 4 (15.38%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (11.54%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) Kanban
8 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
4 7 (26.92%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
Blackpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago