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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 117 186 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.55% 38.75% 32.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.42% 65.49% 65.42%
Number of salaries quoted 105 171 199
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
215 284 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 46.94% 59.17% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 192 254 301
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £40,000 £42,500
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 37 £38,500 +18.46% 3
Blackburn -1 20 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Lancaster +1 12 £34,000 -20.00% 2
Chorley 0 9 £25,500 -27.14%
Burnley -3 9 £55,000 +144.44%
Blackpool +2 2 £41,250 +21.32% 1
Darwen - 2 £27,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £21,500 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £31,500 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 204 (80.95%) ASP.NET
2 189 (75.00%) C#
3 156 (61.90%) SQL
4 140 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 109 (43.25%) HTML
6 85 (33.73%) CSS
6 85 (33.73%) MVC
6 85 (33.73%) jQuery
7 82 (32.54%) JavaScript
8 78 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 68 (26.98%) Microsoft
10 65 (25.79%) VB.NET
11 61 (24.21%) .NET Framework
12 51 (20.24%) WCF
13 46 (18.25%) Unit Testing
14 45 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 44 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (17.06%) SQL Server 2012
17 42 (16.67%) HTML5
17 42 (16.67%) T-SQL
18 40 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 37 (14.68%) Oracle
19 37 (14.68%) TDD
20 34 (13.49%) Razor View Engine
20 34 (13.49%) Dependency Injection
20 34 (13.49%) Inversion of Control
20 34 (13.49%) Web Services
20 34 (13.49%) WinForms
20 34 (13.49%) Scrum
21 33 (13.10%) Java

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (7.54%) IIS
2 13 (5.16%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.17%) ColdFusion
4 5 (1.98%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.59%) CMS
6 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.57%) MS Office
2 9 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.19%) Mingle
3 3 (1.19%) Fireworks
3 3 (1.19%) InDesign
3 3 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.79%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
1 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) FTP
2 2 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (11.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (9.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (8.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
8 14 (5.56%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (3.17%) DTS
11 6 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (2.38%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.98%) MS Access
13 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.59%) NoSQL
14 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.19%) MySQL
14 3 (1.19%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (9.52%) Mercurial
2 16 (6.35%) Visual Studio
2 16 (6.35%) NUnit
3 15 (5.95%) Rhino Mocks
3 15 (5.95%) Moq
4 11 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.97%) Selenium
6 9 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
7 8 (3.17%) PowerBuilder
8 7 (2.78%) MSTest
9 4 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.19%) JBuilder
10 3 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (0.79%) Xcode
12 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (6.75%) Finance
2 9 (3.57%) Marketing
2 9 (3.57%) Billing
3 7 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.78%) Retail
4 4 (1.59%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.19%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 2 (0.79%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 193 (76.59%) Developer
2 70 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 54 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 52 (20.63%) Software Developer
5 35 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (11.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (9.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 23 (9.13%) VB.NET Developer
7 23 (9.13%) Analyst
8 19 (7.54%) Web Developer
9 14 (5.56%) Development Manager
9 14 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (4.37%) Graduate
11 10 (3.97%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.57%) IT Development Manager
12 9 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
12 9 (3.57%) Junior
13 8 (3.17%) Programmer
13 8 (3.17%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (80.95%) ASP.NET
2 109 (43.25%) HTML
3 85 (33.73%) CSS
3 85 (33.73%) jQuery
4 78 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (24.21%) .NET Framework
6 51 (20.24%) WCF
7 45 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 42 (16.67%) HTML5
9 40 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 34 (13.49%) Razor View Engine
10 34 (13.49%) Web Services
10 34 (13.49%) WinForms
11 28 (11.11%) LINQ
12 26 (10.32%) XML
13 23 (9.13%) WPF
14 17 (6.75%) Ajax
14 17 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (5.95%) Classic ASP
16 12 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.49%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (2.78%) Social Media
3 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.19%) Tandem
6 2 (0.79%) DTV
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.40%) W3C
7 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.71%) Windows
2 9 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (33.73%) MVC
2 46 (18.25%) Unit Testing
3 44 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (14.68%) TDD
5 34 (13.49%) Dependency Injection
5 34 (13.49%) Scrum
6 30 (11.90%) Web Application Development
7 25 (9.92%) SOA
8 20 (7.94%) CRM
9 19 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (6.75%) Test Scripting
11 15 (5.95%) Kanban
12 14 (5.56%) OO
13 13 (5.16%) Software Engineering
14 12 (4.76%) UML
14 12 (4.76%) Automated Testing
15 11 (4.37%) Business Analysis
15 11 (4.37%) Time Management
15 11 (4.37%) PRINCE2
15 11 (4.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 189 (75.00%) C#
2 156 (61.90%) SQL
3 82 (32.54%) JavaScript
4 65 (25.79%) VB.NET
5 42 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 33 (13.10%) Java
7 21 (8.33%) VB
8 19 (7.54%) PHP
9 11 (4.37%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.97%) C
11 7 (2.78%) XAML
11 7 (2.78%) VBA
12 5 (1.98%) C++
13 4 (1.59%) VB6
14 2 (0.79%) Delphi
14 2 (0.79%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (10.32%) Degree
2 18 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.57%) ISEB
5 6 (2.38%) MCTS
5 6 (2.38%) MCP
5 6 (2.38%) MCAD
5 6 (2.38%) MCSD
5 6 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.78%) QA
2 3 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 68 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.68%) Oracle
3 11 (4.37%) Adobe
4 7 (2.78%) Sybase
5 3 (1.19%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.19%) Google
6 2 (0.79%) Ektron
7 1 (0.40%) Open Text
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Capita
Blackburn, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago