The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 144 146 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.90% 30.17% 36.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.72% 61.60% 72.62%
Number of salaries quoted 120 142 175
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £40,000
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
226 237 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 48.50% 48.97% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 188 229 234
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,550 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
North West

.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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 30 £30,500 -12.85% 9
Chorley +1 19 £41,000 +54.71% 5
Lancaster -2 17 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Blackpool +12 11 £42,500 +51.78% 1
Ormskirk 0 8 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Blackburn -2 8 £51,250 +78.26% 6
Burnley - 7 £40,000 -
Skelmersdale - 4 £37,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £21,000 -
Morecambe - 1 £35,000 -
Colne - 1 £33,500 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 200 (78.13%) C#
2 172 (67.19%) ASP.NET
3 141 (55.08%) SQL Server
4 131 (51.17%) SQL
5 93 (36.33%) HTML
6 85 (33.20%) MVC
7 84 (32.81%) jQuery
8 80 (31.25%) CSS
9 78 (30.47%) Microsoft
10 74 (28.91%) JavaScript
11 71 (27.73%) .NET Framework
12 66 (25.78%) WCF
13 64 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (19.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 51 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (16.80%) Web Services
16 41 (16.02%) VB.NET
17 38 (14.84%) Oracle
18 37 (14.45%) Unit Testing
19 36 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 35 (13.67%) WPF
21 34 (13.28%) Scrum
22 33 (12.89%) Java
22 33 (12.89%) TDD
23 31 (12.11%) XML
24 29 (11.33%) MS Excel
24 29 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 28 (10.94%) LINQ
25 28 (10.94%) T-SQL
26 27 (10.55%) PHP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (8.59%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.69%) ColdFusion
3 8 (3.13%) CMS
4 7 (2.73%) IIS
5 5 (1.95%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.17%) Node.js
6 3 (1.17%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 29 (11.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.34%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.34%) Sage 50
3 4 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.17%) Intranet
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (55.08%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (10.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (8.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (5.47%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (2.34%) MySQL
8 5 (1.95%) DTS
8 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.78%) MS Access
11 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (4.69%) PowerBuilder
2 11 (4.30%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.52%) NUnit
4 8 (3.13%) Selenium
4 8 (3.13%) Mercurial
4 8 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
4 8 (3.13%) Moq
5 7 (2.73%) MSTest
5 7 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (2.34%) Subversion
6 6 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.17%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.78%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (5.86%) Retail
2 10 (3.91%) Finance
3 9 (3.52%) Billing
3 9 (3.52%) Marketing
4 6 (2.34%) Back Office
5 5 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.56%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 202 (78.91%) Developer
2 86 (33.59%) .NET Developer
3 73 (28.52%) C# Developer
4 53 (20.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (14.84%) Software Developer
6 36 (14.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 34 (13.28%) Senior Developer
8 27 (10.55%) Analyst
8 27 (10.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (9.38%) VB.NET Developer
10 16 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 16 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (5.47%) Development Team Leader
11 14 (5.47%) Web Developer
11 14 (5.47%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
13 12 (4.69%) Developer Analyst
14 11 (4.30%) Programmer
14 11 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
15 9 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (67.19%) ASP.NET
2 93 (36.33%) HTML
3 84 (32.81%) jQuery
4 80 (31.25%) CSS
5 71 (27.73%) .NET Framework
6 66 (25.78%) WCF
7 64 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (19.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 43 (16.80%) Web Services
10 35 (13.67%) WPF
11 31 (12.11%) XML
12 28 (10.94%) LINQ
13 26 (10.16%) WinForms
14 25 (9.77%) SOAP
15 21 (8.20%) HTML5
16 19 (7.42%) REST
16 19 (7.42%) Razor View Engine
17 18 (7.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 17 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 11 (4.30%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
2 15 (5.86%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.52%) iSeries
4 7 (2.73%) Social Media
5 6 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.95%) AS400
7 3 (1.17%) Tandem
7 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.78%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) DTV
9 1 (0.39%) Open Source
9 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.64%) Windows
2 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.17%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.20%) MVC
2 51 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (14.45%) Unit Testing
4 34 (13.28%) Scrum
5 33 (12.89%) TDD
6 27 (10.55%) Web Application Development
7 24 (9.38%) Dependency Injection
7 24 (9.38%) OO
8 20 (7.81%) CRM
9 17 (6.64%) Kanban
9 17 (6.64%) Release Management
10 16 (6.25%) Web Development
10 16 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (5.86%) E-Commerce
11 15 (5.86%) ERP
12 14 (5.47%) PRINCE2
12 14 (5.47%) Software Engineering
13 13 (5.08%) Test Scripting
13 13 (5.08%) Performance Management
14 12 (4.69%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 200 (78.13%) C#
2 131 (51.17%) SQL
3 74 (28.91%) JavaScript
4 41 (16.02%) VB.NET
5 33 (12.89%) Java
6 28 (10.94%) T-SQL
7 27 (10.55%) PHP
8 16 (6.25%) VB
9 15 (5.86%) C
10 11 (4.30%) Objective-C
10 11 (4.30%) Groovy
11 10 (3.91%) VB6
12 9 (3.52%) RPG
13 8 (3.13%) XAML
14 7 (2.73%) PL/SQL
15 6 (2.34%) C++
15 6 (2.34%) Uniface
16 4 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (9.77%) Degree
2 6 (2.34%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.73%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) HL7
Vendors
1 78 (30.47%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.84%) Oracle
3 7 (2.73%) Adobe
4 6 (2.34%) Sage
5 3 (1.17%) Sybase
6 2 (0.78%) Open Text
6 2 (0.78%) Ektron
7 1 (0.39%) Spiceworks
7 1 (0.39%) Google
7 1 (0.39%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Posted: 20 hours ago
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Preston
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: 23-28k depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Salary £33,748 to £42,712
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Chorley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Lancashire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago