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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 141 129 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.98% 28.48% 27.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.65% 58.64% 56.44%
Number of salaries quoted 132 120 107
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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
273 220 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 54.17% 48.57% 49.23%
Number of salaries quoted 257 206 202
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

.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 23 January 2015.

.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 23 January 2015. 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
Blackburn +1 38 £37,500 +22.95% 5
Preston -3 34 £35,000 - 7
Blackpool +9 18 £32,500 +13.04% 5
Chorley +4 13 £50,000 +53.84% 7
Lancaster -2 6 £27,000 -18.18% 3
Lytham St Annes - 3 £39,000 - 1
Morecambe - 3 £35,000 -
Ormskirk - 3 £27,500 - 4
Accrington - 3 £38,500 - 1
Rossendale - 1 £37,000 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 262 (81.62%) C#
2 211 (65.73%) ASP.NET
3 153 (47.66%) SQL Server
4 142 (44.24%) SQL
5 139 (43.30%) JavaScript
6 129 (40.19%) MVC
7 122 (38.01%) jQuery
8 120 (37.38%) CSS
9 119 (37.07%) HTML
10 118 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
11 91 (28.35%) .NET Framework
12 83 (25.86%) WCF
13 79 (24.61%) XML
14 78 (24.30%) Microsoft
15 73 (22.74%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (18.69%) VB.NET
17 53 (16.51%) Mentoring
18 46 (14.33%) SharePoint
19 44 (13.71%) Windows
19 44 (13.71%) Java
20 43 (13.40%) Web Services
20 43 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
20 43 (13.40%) Web Development
21 39 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (10.59%) LINQ
22 34 (10.59%) Visual Studio
22 34 (10.59%) T-SQL
23 33 (10.28%) MS Excel
24 32 (9.97%) SOAP
25 31 (9.66%) Waterfall

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 46 (14.33%) SharePoint
2 27 (8.41%) CMS
3 23 (7.17%) Umbraco
4 19 (5.92%) IIS
5 17 (5.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.56%) Drupal
6 5 (1.56%) Apache
7 4 (1.25%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.93%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.62%) Node.js
9 2 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.62%) MS Office
2 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.80%) Internet
2 5 (1.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.31%) Intranet
3 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 43 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (5.61%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.67%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.18%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.18%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 34 (10.59%) Visual Studio
2 12 (3.74%) Subversion
3 10 (3.12%) NUnit
3 10 (3.12%) Moq
4 9 (2.80%) MSTest
5 6 (1.87%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.93%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.62%) Selenium
9 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (4.98%) Retail
2 10 (3.12%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.80%) Finance
4 7 (2.18%) Billing
5 5 (1.56%) Legal
5 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.25%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 265 (82.55%) Developer
2 114 (35.51%) .NET Developer
3 64 (19.94%) C# Developer
4 42 (13.08%) Senior Developer
4 42 (13.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (12.77%) Web Developer
6 37 (11.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 35 (10.90%) Team Leader
8 34 (10.59%) Software Developer
9 32 (9.97%) Development Team Leader
10 30 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
11 23 (7.17%) Software Team Leader
12 22 (6.85%) Software Development Team Leader
12 22 (6.85%) .NET Team Leader
13 18 (5.61%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (4.98%) Analyst
15 14 (4.36%) Senior C# Developer
16 11 (3.43%) .NET Web Developer
16 11 (3.43%) VB.NET Developer
17 10 (3.12%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (65.73%) ASP.NET
2 122 (38.01%) jQuery
3 120 (37.38%) CSS
4 119 (37.07%) HTML
5 91 (28.35%) .NET Framework
6 83 (25.86%) WCF
7 79 (24.61%) XML
8 73 (22.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (13.40%) Web Services
10 34 (10.59%) LINQ
11 32 (9.97%) SOAP
12 28 (8.72%) WPF
13 26 (8.10%) CSS3
14 23 (7.17%) Ajax
15 21 (6.54%) XSLT
15 21 (6.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 20 (6.23%) HTML5
17 17 (5.30%) JSON
18 15 (4.67%) ADO.NET
18 15 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.17%) iSeries
3 14 (4.36%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.80%) User Experience
5 8 (2.49%) AS400
6 7 (2.18%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.87%) PDA
8 5 (1.56%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.62%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.62%) SCORM
10 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.31%) Tandem
11 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.71%) Windows
2 7 (2.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (1.87%) Linux
3 6 (1.87%) Android
4 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (40.19%) MVC
2 118 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (16.51%) Mentoring
4 43 (13.40%) Web Development
5 31 (9.66%) Waterfall
6 27 (8.41%) OO
7 26 (8.10%) TDD
8 20 (6.23%) Web Application Development
8 20 (6.23%) OOP
8 20 (6.23%) Scrum
9 17 (5.30%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.67%) Kanban
10 15 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (4.36%) OOD
11 14 (4.36%) Multithreading
11 14 (4.36%) Parallel Computing
12 13 (4.05%) Content Management
12 13 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 13 (4.05%) Load Testing
13 12 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 262 (81.62%) C#
2 142 (44.24%) SQL
3 139 (43.30%) JavaScript
4 60 (18.69%) VB.NET
5 44 (13.71%) Java
6 34 (10.59%) T-SQL
7 27 (8.41%) VB
8 23 (7.17%) RPG
9 14 (4.36%) PHP
9 14 (4.36%) VB6
10 9 (2.80%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.49%) VBA
12 7 (2.18%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.56%) Groovy
13 5 (1.56%) Python
14 4 (1.25%) VBScript
14 4 (1.25%) XAML
15 1 (0.31%) ABAP
15 1 (0.31%) C++
15 1 (0.31%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 14 (4.36%) Degree
2 9 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.49%) MCSD
4 5 (1.56%) ISEB
5 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.31%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (9.35%) QA
2 3 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 78 (24.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.54%) Oracle
3 5 (1.56%) Informatica
3 5 (1.56%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.93%) Ektron
6 2 (0.62%) Twitter
7 1 (0.31%) Google
7 1 (0.31%) Zend
7 1 (0.31%) NetApp
7 1 (0.31%) VMware
7 1 (0.31%) Progress
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe
7 1 (0.31%) SAP
7 1 (0.31%) Facebook
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Ascent People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
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Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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Preston, Lancashire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
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