The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 195 165 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 39.96% 29.00% 27.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 65.88% 55.00% 58.65%
Number of salaries quoted 169 161 126
Average salary £38,230 £34,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.01% +2.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £42,500 £42,650
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
.NET
North West

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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
296 300 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.66% 52.72% 46.65%
Number of salaries quoted 251 290 207
Average salary £38,230 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.44% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

.NET
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

.NET Salary Trend in Lancashire

.NET
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Lancashire

.NET
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 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +2 45 £31,250 -14.96% 6
Lancaster -1 20 £35,000 +22.80% 6
Chorley 0 19 £47,000 +79.04% 3
Blackpool +3 9 £40,000 +48.14% 2
Burnley -2 7 £40,000 +45.45%
Ormskirk 0 6 £31,500 -16.00%
Blackburn -1 6 £38,230 +5.46% 4
Lytham St Annes -2 4 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Morecambe - 4 £35,000 -
Skelmersdale +5 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £21,000 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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.

1 252 (83.44%) C#
2 191 (63.25%) ASP.NET
3 165 (54.64%) SQL Server
4 150 (49.67%) SQL
5 126 (41.72%) HTML
6 122 (40.40%) jQuery
7 116 (38.41%) CSS
8 104 (34.44%) JavaScript
8 104 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (33.44%) MVC
10 98 (32.45%) .NET Framework
11 94 (31.13%) Microsoft
12 89 (29.47%) WCF
13 68 (22.52%) XML
14 63 (20.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 48 (15.89%) MS Excel
16 43 (14.24%) SOAP
16 43 (14.24%) Mentoring
17 42 (13.91%) VB.NET
18 41 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
19 40 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 40 (13.25%) LINQ
19 40 (13.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 40 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
20 39 (12.91%) Web Services
21 38 (12.58%) Web Development
22 37 (12.25%) T-SQL
23 34 (11.26%) Oracle
24 33 (10.93%) WPF
25 32 (10.60%) OO

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 26 (8.61%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.28%) CMS
3 23 (7.62%) Umbraco
4 13 (4.30%) IIS
5 12 (3.97%) ColdFusion
6 4 (1.32%) Node.js
7 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.32%) MS Office
3 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (2.32%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (1.99%) Sage 50
3 4 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.33%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) VPN
1 5 (1.66%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (54.64%) SQL Server
2 41 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (13.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 40 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (10.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (6.29%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.32%) MySQL
9 4 (1.32%) DTS
9 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (6.62%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.97%) PowerBuilder
3 11 (3.64%) Subversion
4 7 (2.32%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.99%) NUnit
7 2 (0.66%) Selenium
7 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.66%) MSTest
7 2 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.66%) Moq
7 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (7.95%) Retail
2 9 (2.98%) Marketing
3 8 (2.65%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.32%) Back Office
4 7 (2.32%) Billing
5 6 (1.99%) Finance
6 5 (1.66%) Legal
7 4 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 256 (84.77%) Developer
2 84 (27.81%) .NET Developer
3 78 (25.83%) C# Developer
4 54 (17.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (15.23%) Software Developer
6 42 (13.91%) Senior Developer
7 39 (12.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (10.60%) Web Developer
9 31 (10.26%) Analyst
10 30 (9.93%) ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (7.95%) VB.NET Developer
12 23 (7.62%) Team Leader
13 19 (6.29%) Development Team Leader
14 17 (5.63%) Developer Analyst
15 16 (5.30%) .NET Team Leader
15 16 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (4.64%) Senior C# Developer
16 14 (4.64%) Software Team Leader
16 14 (4.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
17 12 (3.97%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (63.25%) ASP.NET
2 126 (41.72%) HTML
3 122 (40.40%) jQuery
4 116 (38.41%) CSS
5 98 (32.45%) .NET Framework
6 89 (29.47%) WCF
7 68 (22.52%) XML
8 63 (20.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (14.24%) SOAP
10 40 (13.25%) LINQ
10 40 (13.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 39 (12.91%) Web Services
12 33 (10.93%) WPF
13 20 (6.62%) REST
13 20 (6.62%) XSLT
14 19 (6.29%) XHTML
15 18 (5.96%) CSS3
15 18 (5.96%) HTML5
15 18 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 16 (5.30%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.62%) Mobile App
3 18 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (5.96%) iSeries
4 9 (2.98%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (1.99%) Social Media
5 6 (1.99%) User Experience
6 5 (1.66%) PDA
6 5 (1.66%) AS400
7 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.66%) SCORM
8 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.33%) Open Source
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.95%) Windows
2 7 (2.32%) Android
3 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (33.44%) MVC
3 43 (14.24%) Mentoring
4 38 (12.58%) Web Development
5 32 (10.60%) OO
6 26 (8.61%) Unit Testing
7 25 (8.28%) Scrum
8 23 (7.62%) E-Commerce
9 22 (7.28%) Web Application Development
10 21 (6.95%) TDD
11 18 (5.96%) Performance Management
12 17 (5.63%) Waterfall
12 17 (5.63%) Multithreading
13 16 (5.30%) Parallel Computing
13 16 (5.30%) Load Testing
14 15 (4.97%) Release Management
14 15 (4.97%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.64%) ERP
15 14 (4.64%) Requirements Analysis
15 14 (4.64%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 252 (83.44%) C#
2 150 (49.67%) SQL
3 104 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 42 (13.91%) VB.NET
5 37 (12.25%) T-SQL
6 31 (10.26%) Java
7 30 (9.93%) PHP
8 29 (9.60%) VB
9 20 (6.62%) VB6
10 18 (5.96%) RPG
11 16 (5.30%) Groovy
11 16 (5.30%) Objective-C
12 13 (4.30%) C
13 8 (2.65%) XAML
14 6 (1.99%) Uniface
14 6 (1.99%) VBA
14 6 (1.99%) C++
15 5 (1.66%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.66%) VBScript
17 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (8.94%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) MCSD
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 94 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.26%) Oracle
3 6 (1.99%) Sage
4 4 (1.32%) Adobe
5 2 (0.66%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.66%) Open Text
6 1 (0.33%) Google
6 1 (0.33%) Ektron
6 1 (0.33%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.33%) Progress
6 1 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.33%) Metastorm
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Preston
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26715.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Lytham, Lancashire
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