The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 26 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 29 27 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.33% 5.63% 5.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.49% 9.51% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 36
Average salary £41,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
215 284 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.94% 59.17% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 192 254 301
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

.NET Framework Salary Trend in Lancashire

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in Lancashire

.NET Framework
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -1 18 £38,750 +21.09%
Blackburn - 6 £42,500 -
Burnley - 1 £35,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £21,500 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £31,500 -
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (98.36%) C#
3 59 (96.72%) ASP.NET
4 57 (93.44%) SQL
5 45 (73.77%) jQuery
5 45 (73.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 42 (68.85%) HTML
7 40 (65.57%) CSS
8 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
9 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
10 32 (52.46%) MVC
11 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
11 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (45.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (44.26%) Unit Testing
14 26 (42.62%) HTML5
14 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 25 (40.98%) SOA
16 24 (39.34%) T-SQL
16 24 (39.34%) WinForms
16 24 (39.34%) Razor View Engine
16 24 (39.34%) Dependency Injection
16 24 (39.34%) Inversion of Control
16 24 (39.34%) Mercurial
17 23 (37.70%) VB.NET
18 15 (24.59%) WCF
18 15 (24.59%) LINQ
18 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 15 (24.59%) Web Application Development
19 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.20%) IIS
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (57.38%) SQL Server
2 28 (45.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (24.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (21.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.20%) MS Access
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.28%) DTS
6 2 (3.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Mercurial
2 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.84%) Selenium
4 3 (4.92%) NUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (3.28%) Moq
General
1 2 (3.28%) Games
1 2 (3.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 26 (42.62%) Software Developer
3 21 (34.43%) .NET Developer
4 19 (31.15%) C# Developer
4 19 (31.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (29.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (24.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (21.31%) VB.NET Developer
7 13 (21.31%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Support Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Systems Support
8 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Software Development Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Software Manager
9 3 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (96.72%) ASP.NET
3 45 (73.77%) jQuery
3 45 (73.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 42 (68.85%) HTML
5 40 (65.57%) CSS
6 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 26 (42.62%) HTML5
7 26 (42.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 24 (39.34%) WinForms
8 24 (39.34%) Razor View Engine
9 15 (24.59%) WCF
9 15 (24.59%) LINQ
10 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (9.84%) XML
12 5 (8.20%) Web Services
13 4 (6.56%) SOAP
14 3 (4.92%) Ajax
15 2 (3.28%) REST
15 2 (3.28%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.64%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) MVC
2 27 (44.26%) Unit Testing
3 25 (40.98%) SOA
4 24 (39.34%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (24.59%) Web Application Development
6 9 (14.75%) TDD
7 6 (9.84%) Automated Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.92%) UML
9 2 (3.28%) Kanban
9 2 (3.28%) BDD
9 2 (3.28%) Web Development
9 2 (3.28%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (3.28%) Scrum
9 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.64%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.64%) ERP
10 1 (1.64%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (98.36%) C#
2 57 (93.44%) SQL
3 31 (50.82%) JavaScript
4 24 (39.34%) T-SQL
5 23 (37.70%) VB.NET
6 8 (13.11%) VB
7 7 (11.48%) Java
8 2 (3.28%) PHP
8 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) MCTS
3 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) MCP
3 2 (3.28%) MCAD
3 2 (3.28%) MCSD
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) Capita