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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 197 150 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.93% 29.64% 29.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 64.80% 56.82% 60.73%
Number of salaries quoted 168 146 139
Average salary £37,865 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.50% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £20,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
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
304 264 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 60.08% 52.17% 47.87%
Number of salaries quoted 253 255 220
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +1 39 £30,500 -12.85% 7
Lancaster -1 24 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Chorley 0 22 £47,000 +80.76% 3
Blackpool +3 13 £42,500 +51.78% 2
Blackburn -2 10 £41,615 +93.55% 5
Ormskirk 0 7 £31,500 -16.00%
Burnley -4 7 £40,000 +86.04%
Skelmersdale +5 4 £37,500 +7.14%
Morecambe - 3 £35,000 -
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £20,500 -
Colne +4 1 £33,500 -2.89%
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 237 (82.01%) C#
2 185 (64.01%) ASP.NET
3 159 (55.02%) SQL Server
4 148 (51.21%) SQL
5 110 (38.06%) HTML
6 108 (37.37%) jQuery
7 103 (35.64%) CSS
8 94 (32.53%) MVC
9 91 (31.49%) JavaScript
10 89 (30.80%) Microsoft
10 89 (30.80%) .NET Framework
11 79 (27.34%) WCF
12 62 (21.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 58 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (17.30%) XML
15 48 (16.61%) VB.NET
16 44 (15.22%) Web Services
17 43 (14.88%) MS Excel
17 43 (14.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 38 (13.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (12.80%) SOAP
19 37 (12.80%) Oracle
20 36 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
20 36 (12.46%) SQL Server 2012
21 35 (12.11%) LINQ
22 34 (11.76%) T-SQL
23 33 (11.42%) Java
23 33 (11.42%) WPF
24 32 (11.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 31 (10.73%) OO

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.23%) CMS
3 15 (5.19%) Umbraco
4 12 (4.15%) ColdFusion
5 6 (2.08%) IIS
6 4 (1.38%) Node.js
7 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.35%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 43 (14.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.08%) Sage 50
3 4 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.35%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.73%) VPN
2 4 (1.38%) Internet
3 3 (1.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (55.02%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 36 (12.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (12.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (11.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (6.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (6.23%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.08%) DTS
8 5 (1.73%) MySQL
8 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.04%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 17 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.15%) PowerBuilder
3 11 (3.81%) Subversion
4 7 (2.42%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.08%) NUnit
5 6 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.73%) MSTest
6 5 (1.73%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (1.73%) Moq
7 4 (1.38%) Selenium
7 4 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.69%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.69%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (6.92%) Retail
2 9 (3.11%) Billing
2 9 (3.11%) Marketing
3 7 (2.42%) Back Office
3 7 (2.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.73%) Finance
4 5 (1.73%) Legal
5 4 (1.38%) Advertising
5 4 (1.38%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 238 (82.35%) Developer
2 83 (28.72%) .NET Developer
3 78 (26.99%) C# Developer
4 55 (19.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (15.22%) Software Developer
6 42 (14.53%) Senior Developer
7 39 (13.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (10.38%) Analyst
9 28 (9.69%) ASP.NET Developer
10 24 (8.30%) VB.NET Developer
11 23 (7.96%) Web Developer
12 22 (7.61%) Team Leader
13 19 (6.57%) Development Team Leader
14 17 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
15 16 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
16 14 (4.84%) .NET Team Leader
16 14 (4.84%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
17 12 (4.15%) Software Team Leader
18 11 (3.81%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (64.01%) ASP.NET
2 110 (38.06%) HTML
3 108 (37.37%) jQuery
4 103 (35.64%) CSS
5 89 (30.80%) .NET Framework
6 79 (27.34%) WCF
7 62 (21.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (17.30%) XML
9 44 (15.22%) Web Services
10 43 (14.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 37 (12.80%) SOAP
12 35 (12.11%) LINQ
13 33 (11.42%) WPF
14 22 (7.61%) REST
15 20 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (6.23%) HTML5
16 18 (6.23%) WinForms
17 16 (5.54%) Grails
18 15 (5.19%) Ajax
19 14 (4.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.92%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.54%) iSeries
3 15 (5.19%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.08%) Social Media
6 5 (1.73%) AS400
6 5 (1.73%) PDA
7 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.35%) SCORM
8 1 (0.35%) Tandem
8 1 (0.35%) iPad
8 1 (0.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.57%) Windows
2 7 (2.42%) Android
3 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.53%) MVC
2 58 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (10.73%) OO
4 30 (10.38%) Unit Testing
5 28 (9.69%) Scrum
6 26 (9.00%) Web Development
7 25 (8.65%) Web Application Development
8 24 (8.30%) TDD
9 18 (6.23%) Performance Management
10 17 (5.88%) Release Management
11 16 (5.54%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (5.54%) Kanban
11 16 (5.54%) Waterfall
11 16 (5.54%) CRM
11 16 (5.54%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.19%) Dependency Injection
13 14 (4.84%) ERP
13 14 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.15%) Project Management
14 12 (4.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 237 (82.01%) C#
2 148 (51.21%) SQL
3 91 (31.49%) JavaScript
4 48 (16.61%) VB.NET
5 34 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 33 (11.42%) Java
7 29 (10.03%) PHP
8 27 (9.34%) VB
9 19 (6.57%) VB6
10 16 (5.54%) Groovy
10 16 (5.54%) RPG
10 16 (5.54%) Objective-C
11 15 (5.19%) C
12 7 (2.42%) XAML
13 6 (2.08%) Uniface
13 6 (2.08%) C++
13 6 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.38%) VBA
15 2 (0.69%) VBScript
16 1 (0.35%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 24 (8.30%) Degree
2 3 (1.04%) MCSD
2 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
Vendors
1 89 (30.80%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.80%) Oracle
3 6 (2.08%) Sage
4 5 (1.73%) Adobe
5 2 (0.69%) Open Text
5 2 (0.69%) Ektron
6 1 (0.35%) Spiceworks
6 1 (0.35%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.35%) Sybase
6 1 (0.35%) Progress
Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Preston
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Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
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Blackburn
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Blackburn
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
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Preston
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Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum
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