The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 104 128 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.05% 20.75% 32.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.49% 36.78% 62.96%
Number of salaries quoted 86 121 165
Average salary £36,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.49% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
206 348 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 41.70% 56.40% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 179 322 265
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

.NET
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Merseyside region.

.NET Salary Trend in Merseyside

.NET
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Merseyside

.NET
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Liverpool +2 64 £36,750 -10.36% 12
Wirral +4 15 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Birkenhead +1 12 £35,000 -5.72%
Southport -1 3 £45,000 +28.57% 2
St Helens -1 1 £27,500 -26.66%
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

1 184 (80.00%) C#
2 159 (69.13%) ASP.NET
3 146 (63.48%) MVC
4 140 (60.87%) SQL Server
5 113 (49.13%) SQL
6 105 (45.65%) HTML
6 105 (45.65%) CSS
7 98 (42.61%) .NET Framework
8 91 (39.57%) JavaScript
9 81 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (31.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 66 (28.70%) WCF
12 43 (18.70%) TDD
13 42 (18.26%) ASP.NET Web API
14 41 (17.83%) CSS3
15 40 (17.39%) HTML5
16 38 (16.52%) Web Services
16 38 (16.52%) Microsoft
16 38 (16.52%) Git (software)
17 35 (15.22%) Visual Studio
18 34 (14.78%) Windows
19 33 (14.35%) T-SQL
19 33 (14.35%) Web Application Development
20 32 (13.91%) SQL Server 2008
21 29 (12.61%) jQuery
21 29 (12.61%) RESTful
22 28 (12.17%) IIS
22 28 (12.17%) Internet
23 27 (11.74%) Games
23 27 (11.74%) Node.js

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 28 (12.17%) IIS
2 27 (11.74%) Node.js
3 16 (6.96%) Umbraco
4 15 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.17%) CMS
7 4 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.30%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.87%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.30%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.04%) Tridion
2 4 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.17%) Internet
2 7 (3.04%) HTTP
3 3 (1.30%) DNS
3 3 (1.30%) Firewall
3 3 (1.30%) DHCP
4 2 (0.87%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.43%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (11.30%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.78%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.35%) MySQL
6 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.87%) CorVu
11 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.43%) Ingres
11 1 (0.43%) OLTP
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.43%) QlikView
11 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (16.52%) Git (software)
2 35 (15.22%) Visual Studio
3 23 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 13 (5.65%) Firebug
6 8 (3.48%) NUnit
7 6 (2.61%) MSTest
7 6 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (2.17%) Moq
9 3 (1.30%) Subversion
10 2 (0.87%) Selenium
11 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.43%) FogBugz
11 1 (0.43%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (11.74%) Games
2 22 (9.57%) Finance
3 17 (7.39%) Retail
4 14 (6.09%) Law
5 3 (1.30%) Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (80.00%) Developer
2 121 (52.61%) .NET Developer
3 41 (17.83%) Web Developer
4 37 (16.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 28 (12.17%) .NET Web Developer
5 28 (12.17%) C# Developer
6 27 (11.74%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (9.57%) Senior Developer
8 21 (9.13%) Software Developer
9 20 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (5.65%) Graduate Developer
10 13 (5.65%) Graduate
11 10 (4.35%) Applications Developer
12 9 (3.91%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.48%) Junior
13 8 (3.48%) Architect
13 8 (3.48%) Junior Developer
13 8 (3.48%) C# Web Developer
13 8 (3.48%) Junior .NET Developer
14 7 (3.04%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (69.13%) ASP.NET
2 105 (45.65%) CSS
2 105 (45.65%) HTML
3 98 (42.61%) .NET Framework
4 73 (31.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 66 (28.70%) WCF
6 42 (18.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (17.83%) CSS3
8 40 (17.39%) HTML5
9 38 (16.52%) Web Services
10 29 (12.61%) RESTful
10 29 (12.61%) jQuery
11 24 (10.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 19 (8.26%) WPF
12 19 (8.26%) Classic ASP
13 16 (6.96%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (5.65%) XML
15 12 (5.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (4.78%) Razor View Engine
16 11 (4.78%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.09%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.04%) W3C
4 5 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.74%) Tandem
6 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.30%) Open Source
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
7 2 (0.87%) Online Games
8 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.43%) New Media
8 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.78%) Windows
2 13 (5.65%) Linux
3 7 (3.04%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.61%) Android
4 6 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.17%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.74%) UNIX
7 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.43%) Solaris
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (63.48%) MVC
2 81 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (18.70%) TDD
4 33 (14.35%) Web Application Development
5 26 (11.30%) BDD
6 20 (8.70%) OO
7 17 (7.39%) Scrum
8 15 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 13 (5.65%) B2B
10 12 (5.22%) Project Management
10 12 (5.22%) Web Development
10 12 (5.22%) Line Management
11 11 (4.78%) CRUD
11 11 (4.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (4.35%) SOA
13 8 (3.48%) Unit Testing
13 8 (3.48%) Multithreading
14 7 (3.04%) Progressive Enhancement
14 7 (3.04%) Validation
15 6 (2.61%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (80.00%) C#
2 113 (49.13%) SQL
3 91 (39.57%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.35%) T-SQL
5 26 (11.30%) Ruby
6 17 (7.39%) VB.NET
7 12 (5.22%) Java
8 11 (4.78%) PHP
9 10 (4.35%) C++
10 7 (3.04%) VB
11 5 (2.17%) F#
12 3 (1.30%) VB6
12 3 (1.30%) C
13 2 (0.87%) VBA
13 2 (0.87%) Python
14 1 (0.43%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.43%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.43%) AWK
14 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (8.70%) Degree
2 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.87%) MCSD
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB
4 1 (0.43%) MCP
4 1 (0.43%) MCAD
4 1 (0.43%) MCTS
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.74%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 38 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.04%) EPiServer
3 5 (2.17%) Oracle
4 3 (1.30%) Zend
5 2 (0.87%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.87%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Cognos
6 1 (0.43%) Tableau
6 1 (0.43%) Apple
6 1 (0.43%) VMware
6 1 (0.43%) Teradata
6 1 (0.43%) Telerik
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Salary: £DOE
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