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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 157 156 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.70% 32.70% 30.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.72% 63.67% 61.07%
Number of salaries quoted 138 131 144
Average salary £34,500 £37,865 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +16.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
272 245 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.73% 51.36% 49.59%
Number of salaries quoted 237 206 236
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,900 £40,000 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 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 4 August 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
Preston -1 42 £40,000 +31.14% 11
Blackburn +5 29 £35,000 -22.22% 11
Blackpool +2 20 £32,500 -23.52% 5
Chorley -3 14 £30,000 -26.82% 1
Lytham St Annes - 13 £32,500 -
Burnley +4 5 £27,500 -31.25%
Skelmersdale +1 4 £37,500 - 2
Darwen - 4 £35,000 -
Lancaster -4 2 - - 1
Accrington - 2 £41,250 - 2
Newton-le-Willows +2 1 £30,000 +42.85%
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 219 (83.27%) C#
2 187 (71.10%) ASP.NET
3 158 (60.08%) MVC
4 132 (50.19%) SQL Server
5 123 (46.77%) SQL
5 123 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
6 119 (45.25%) HTML
7 116 (44.11%) JavaScript
8 111 (42.21%) CSS
9 73 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 72 (27.38%) jQuery
11 70 (26.62%) Microsoft
12 61 (23.19%) WCF
13 58 (22.05%) .NET Framework
14 43 (16.35%) Software Engineering
15 40 (15.21%) Web Services
15 40 (15.21%) VB.NET
16 39 (14.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 37 (14.07%) TDD
18 36 (13.69%) Web Development
19 33 (12.55%) Visual Studio
20 31 (11.79%) HTML5
21 30 (11.41%) Dependency Injection
21 30 (11.41%) Web Application Development
21 30 (11.41%) AngularJS
21 30 (11.41%) XML
22 29 (11.03%) E-Commerce
22 29 (11.03%) Scrum
23 28 (10.65%) VB
24 26 (9.89%) Windows

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 23 (8.75%) SharePoint
2 22 (8.37%) IIS
3 18 (6.84%) CMS
4 13 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (3.42%) Umbraco
6 8 (3.04%) Kentico
7 6 (2.28%) Node.js
8 4 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.42%) MS Office
3 4 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.52%) Fireworks
3 4 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.14%) Line 500
2 3 (1.14%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.38%) LAN
2 1 (0.38%) WAN
2 1 (0.38%) DHCP
2 1 (0.38%) VPN
2 1 (0.38%) DNS
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (50.19%) SQL Server
2 39 (14.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (6.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (6.08%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (4.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.66%) MySQL
9 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 33 (12.55%) Visual Studio
2 15 (5.70%) NUnit
3 14 (5.32%) Rhino Mocks
3 14 (5.32%) Moq
4 12 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (4.18%) MSTest
6 4 (1.52%) Grunt
6 4 (1.52%) Bower
6 4 (1.52%) Subversion
7 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.76%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.38%) Selenium
9 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.38%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.38%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.38%) AccuRev
General
1 25 (9.51%) Finance
2 18 (6.84%) Games
3 10 (3.80%) Marketing
4 7 (2.66%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.66%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.52%) Law
5 4 (1.52%) Billing
6 3 (1.14%) Electronics
7 2 (0.76%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 231 (87.83%) Developer
2 140 (53.23%) .NET Developer
3 61 (23.19%) C# Developer
4 50 (19.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (12.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (9.89%) Software Developer
7 24 (9.13%) Web Developer
8 15 (5.70%) Software Engineer
9 14 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.94%) C# Software Engineer
11 12 (4.56%) Analyst
11 12 (4.56%) .NET Software Developer
12 11 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.04%) .NET Web Developer
13 8 (3.04%) C# Web Developer
14 7 (2.66%) Senior C# Developer
14 7 (2.66%) Front-End Developer
15 6 (2.28%) Senior .NET Developer
15 6 (2.28%) Junior Developer
15 6 (2.28%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (71.10%) ASP.NET
2 119 (45.25%) HTML
3 111 (42.21%) CSS
4 73 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 72 (27.38%) jQuery
6 61 (23.19%) WCF
7 58 (22.05%) .NET Framework
8 40 (15.21%) Web Services
9 31 (11.79%) HTML5
10 30 (11.41%) AngularJS
10 30 (11.41%) XML
11 18 (6.84%) WPF
12 17 (6.46%) CSS3
13 16 (6.08%) WinForms
14 14 (5.32%) RESTful
14 14 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
15 13 (4.94%) Razor View Engine
15 13 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (4.94%) XHTML
16 12 (4.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.22%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (3.42%) User Experience
2 9 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.28%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.14%) Social Media
4 3 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.14%) DTV
4 3 (1.14%) Tandem
5 2 (0.76%) PDA
5 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.76%) NHS
6 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.38%) AS400
6 1 (0.38%) Replication
6 1 (0.38%) Statistics
6 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.38%) iPhone
6 1 (0.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.89%) Windows
2 7 (2.66%) Android
3 5 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.38%) Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (60.08%) MVC
2 123 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (16.35%) Software Engineering
4 37 (14.07%) TDD
5 36 (13.69%) Web Development
6 30 (11.41%) Dependency Injection
6 30 (11.41%) Web Application Development
7 29 (11.03%) E-Commerce
7 29 (11.03%) Scrum
8 25 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (9.51%) Kanban
9 16 (6.08%) SDLC
9 16 (6.08%) CRM
10 14 (5.32%) Mobile Development
10 14 (5.32%) BDD
11 13 (4.94%) OO
11 13 (4.94%) Asset Management
12 9 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (3.42%) ERP
12 9 (3.42%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 219 (83.27%) C#
2 123 (46.77%) SQL
3 116 (44.11%) JavaScript
4 40 (15.21%) VB.NET
5 28 (10.65%) VB
6 20 (7.60%) T-SQL
7 18 (6.84%) PHP
8 13 (4.94%) Java
9 12 (4.56%) VB6
10 8 (3.04%) VBA
11 3 (1.14%) C
11 3 (1.14%) RPG
12 2 (0.76%) VBScript
12 2 (0.76%) XAML
13 1 (0.38%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (7.60%) Degree
2 12 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.38%) ISEB
3 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 70 (26.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.66%) Oracle
3 4 (1.52%) Adobe
3 4 (1.52%) Sage
4 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.14%) Apple
4 3 (1.14%) SAP
4 3 (1.14%) Facebook
4 3 (1.14%) Twitter
5 1 (0.38%) New Relic
5 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.38%) webMethods
5 1 (0.38%) Metastorm
5 1 (0.38%) VMware
5 1 (0.38%) Google
5 1 (0.38%) Infor
5 1 (0.38%) Pega
5 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
Leyland, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Hays UK - Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
IT Recruitment Company
Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, 25 days
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Salary: £39,632 - 47,559 per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £34746 - £38406 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Blackpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Clitheroe
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago