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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 94 129 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.12% 28.04% 31.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.81% 57.08% 57.52%
Number of salaries quoted 76 119 134
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
178 226 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.88% 49.13% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 156 205 233
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -2 28 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Preston +1 22 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Blackpool +4 15 £32,500 -21.21% 1
Colne - 5 £35,000 - 2
Chorley -2 4 £50,000 +83.48% 5
Ormskirk - 3 £27,500 -
Lancaster +1 2 £45,000 +36.36%
Nelson - 1 £29,500 -
Accrington - 1 £38,000 - 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 187 (79.24%) C#
2 150 (63.56%) ASP.NET
3 111 (47.03%) MVC
3 111 (47.03%) SQL Server
4 104 (44.07%) JavaScript
5 92 (38.98%) SQL
6 91 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (30.93%) CSS
8 71 (30.08%) HTML
9 67 (28.39%) jQuery
10 57 (24.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 55 (23.31%) VB.NET
12 54 (22.88%) .NET Framework
13 47 (19.92%) WCF
14 45 (19.07%) Web Services
15 43 (18.22%) XML
15 43 (18.22%) Microsoft
16 37 (15.68%) Java
17 36 (15.25%) SharePoint
17 36 (15.25%) Mentoring
18 29 (12.29%) Windows
18 29 (12.29%) TDD
19 28 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
19 28 (11.86%) WPF
20 27 (11.44%) Visual Studio
20 27 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (9.32%) Waterfall
22 21 (8.90%) Software Engineering
23 20 (8.47%) Web Development
24 19 (8.05%) QA

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.20%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (4.24%) IIS
4 7 (2.97%) CMS
5 3 (1.27%) Drupal
5 3 (1.27%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (47.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 13 (5.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.66%) MongoDB
7 11 (4.66%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (2.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.42%) DTS
13 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (11.44%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.51%) NUnit
2 13 (5.51%) Moq
3 11 (4.66%) Subversion
4 9 (3.81%) MSTest
4 9 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 13 (5.51%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.66%) Billing
3 8 (3.39%) Finance
4 5 (2.12%) Games
5 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 192 (81.36%) Developer
2 118 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 49 (20.76%) C# Developer
4 37 (15.68%) Senior Developer
5 31 (13.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 26 (11.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (9.32%) Team Leader
8 21 (8.90%) Development Team Leader
9 19 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (8.05%) Web Developer
10 17 (7.20%) Senior C# Developer
10 17 (7.20%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (5.93%) .NET Team Leader
11 14 (5.93%) Software Development Team Leader
11 14 (5.93%) Software Team Leader
12 13 (5.51%) Software Developer
13 11 (4.66%) Development Manager
14 9 (3.81%) .NET Web Developer
15 8 (3.39%) Junior
15 8 (3.39%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (63.56%) ASP.NET
2 73 (30.93%) CSS
3 71 (30.08%) HTML
4 67 (28.39%) jQuery
5 57 (24.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (22.88%) .NET Framework
7 47 (19.92%) WCF
8 45 (19.07%) Web Services
9 43 (18.22%) XML
10 28 (11.86%) WPF
11 19 (8.05%) Razor View Engine
12 18 (7.63%) HTML5
13 17 (7.20%) Ajax
14 15 (6.36%) LINQ
14 15 (6.36%) CSS3
15 13 (5.51%) JSON
16 12 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 11 (4.66%) RESTful
17 11 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 10 (4.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.93%) iSeries
3 10 (4.24%) AS400
4 5 (2.12%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (1.69%) User Experience
5 4 (1.69%) Tandem
5 4 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.27%) PDA
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) DTV
8 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.29%) Windows
2 5 (2.12%) Android
3 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.69%) Linux
4 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (47.03%) MVC
2 91 (38.56%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (15.25%) Mentoring
4 29 (12.29%) TDD
5 22 (9.32%) Waterfall
6 21 (8.90%) Software Engineering
7 20 (8.47%) Web Development
8 19 (8.05%) Scrum
8 19 (8.05%) OO
9 16 (6.78%) OOP
9 16 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (5.93%) Kanban
10 14 (5.93%) Web Application Development
11 12 (5.08%) OOD
12 11 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.66%) Asset Management
12 11 (4.66%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (4.24%) Line Management
14 9 (3.81%) Unit Testing
14 9 (3.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 187 (79.24%) C#
2 104 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 92 (38.98%) SQL
4 55 (23.31%) VB.NET
5 37 (15.68%) Java
6 14 (5.93%) RPG
7 12 (5.08%) VB
8 8 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.12%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.12%) VB6
9 5 (2.12%) VBA
10 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.69%) PHP
11 3 (1.27%) Python
12 2 (0.85%) XAML
12 2 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (2.97%) Degree
3 6 (2.54%) ISEB
4 5 (2.12%) MCSD
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.05%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) HL7
Vendors
1 43 (18.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.63%) Oracle
3 5 (2.12%) Informatica
4 4 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.27%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.27%) Ektron
6 2 (0.85%) Twitter
7 1 (0.42%) Facebook
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe
7 1 (0.42%) SAP
7 1 (0.42%) IBM
7 1 (0.42%) Google
7 1 (0.42%) Zend
7 1 (0.42%) Pega
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Broady Limited
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits and 35 hour week 9am-5pm
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Accrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
iKonnect
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Rossendale
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Accrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
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Chorley
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
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Chorley
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Salary: £40k - 60k per year + Benefits
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