The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 21 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 676 744 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.04% 11.00% 10.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.59% 11.64% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 621 699 712
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,450 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
.NET Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6391 6833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.26% 94.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5500 5902
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

.NET Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

.NET Developer Salary Trend in the North West

.NET Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

.NET Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

.NET Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Manchester -1 358 £37,500 +7.14% 69
Cheshire -4 207 £37,500 +7.14% 34
Merseyside +9 67 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Lancashire +1 44 £35,000 +7.69% 10
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 1376 (100.00%) .NET
2 1228 (89.24%) C#
3 1122 (81.54%) ASP.NET
4 915 (66.50%) SQL Server
5 830 (60.32%) MVC
6 667 (48.47%) HTML
7 622 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
8 585 (42.51%) JavaScript
9 567 (41.21%) CSS
10 539 (39.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 497 (36.12%) SQL
12 464 (33.72%) WCF
13 447 (32.49%) TDD
14 402 (29.22%) jQuery
15 399 (29.00%) .NET Framework
16 292 (21.22%) VB.NET
17 287 (20.86%) Microsoft
18 265 (19.26%) Scrum
19 262 (19.04%) Web Application Development
20 257 (18.68%) LINQ
21 251 (18.24%) Web Services
22 242 (17.59%) OO
23 224 (16.28%) Windows
24 222 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 201 (14.61%) WPF
26 181 (13.15%) XML
27 177 (12.86%) Dependency Injection
28 164 (11.92%) SQL Server 2008
29 162 (11.77%) Team Foundation Server
30 159 (11.56%) HTML5

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 133 (9.67%) Node.js
2 107 (7.78%) IIS
3 81 (5.89%) CMS
4 72 (5.23%) SharePoint
5 70 (5.09%) Umbraco
6 38 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (1.24%) WordPress
8 16 (1.16%) MODX
9 13 (0.94%) Drupal
9 13 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.87%) Sitefinity
11 11 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.73%) NServiceBus
13 8 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.51%) Confluence
15 2 (0.15%) SAS
15 2 (0.15%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.073%) Zimbra
16 1 (0.073%) GroupWise
16 1 (0.073%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 85 (6.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.51%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.22%) MS Office
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 19 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.29%) Tridion
2 4 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.29%) Magento
3 3 (0.22%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (0.94%) SaaS
5 2 (0.15%) GitHub
6 1 (0.073%) Trello
6 1 (0.073%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.073%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 121 (8.79%) Internet
2 37 (2.69%) HTTP
3 19 (1.38%) Intranet
4 10 (0.73%) SMTP
4 10 (0.73%) DNS
4 10 (0.73%) Firewall
5 2 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 915 (66.50%) SQL Server
2 164 (11.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 148 (10.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 92 (6.69%) Relational Database
5 71 (5.16%) NoSQL
5 71 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 70 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (4.22%) MySQL
8 32 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 32 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 21 (1.53%) MongoDB
10 12 (0.87%) Big Data
11 8 (0.58%) RavenDB
11 8 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.29%) Oracle Database
16 3 (0.22%) OLTP
16 3 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 162 (11.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 157 (11.41%) NUnit
3 156 (11.34%) Visual Studio
4 109 (7.92%) Git (software)
5 107 (7.78%) Rhino Mocks
6 105 (7.63%) Moq
7 87 (6.32%) MSTest
8 60 (4.36%) Subversion
9 24 (1.74%) JIRA
10 15 (1.09%) Selenium
11 12 (0.87%) Mercurial
12 10 (0.73%) ReSharper
13 7 (0.51%) Bitbucket
13 7 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.44%) Grunt
14 6 (0.44%) MSBuild
14 6 (0.44%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 4 (0.29%) SpecFlow
17 3 (0.22%) NCrunch
General
1 155 (11.26%) Finance
2 65 (4.72%) Games
2 65 (4.72%) Marketing
3 42 (3.05%) Advertising
4 36 (2.62%) Retail
5 26 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 13 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 13 (0.94%) Back Office
7 12 (0.87%) Automotive
7 12 (0.87%) Billing
8 10 (0.73%) Legal
9 6 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.29%) Banking
11 2 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1376 (100.00%) .NET
2 1122 (81.54%) ASP.NET
3 667 (48.47%) HTML
4 567 (41.21%) CSS
5 539 (39.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 464 (33.72%) WCF
7 402 (29.22%) jQuery
8 399 (29.00%) .NET Framework
9 257 (18.68%) LINQ
10 251 (18.24%) Web Services
11 222 (16.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 201 (14.61%) WPF
13 181 (13.15%) XML
14 159 (11.56%) HTML5
15 134 (9.74%) Ninject
16 132 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 115 (8.36%) Ajax
18 113 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web API
19 109 (7.92%) RESTful
20 104 (7.56%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 96 (6.98%) Inversion of Control
2 79 (5.74%) Computer Science
3 65 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.20%) N-Tier
5 41 (2.98%) Mobile App
6 33 (2.40%) Social Network
7 30 (2.18%) Mathematics
8 26 (1.89%) iPhone
8 26 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (1.82%) Streaming Music
10 23 (1.67%) Physics
10 23 (1.67%) W3C
11 18 (1.31%) Social Media
12 15 (1.09%) Client/Server
13 13 (0.94%) Blog
14 8 (0.58%) BBC
15 7 (0.51%) User Experience
16 6 (0.44%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.44%) Artificial Intelligence
17 5 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 224 (16.28%) Windows
2 60 (4.36%) Android
3 36 (2.62%) Apple iOS
4 9 (0.65%) Linux
5 7 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
5 7 (0.51%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.073%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 830 (60.32%) MVC
2 622 (45.20%) Agile Software Development
3 447 (32.49%) TDD
4 265 (19.26%) Scrum
5 262 (19.04%) Web Application Development
6 242 (17.59%) OO
7 177 (12.86%) Dependency Injection
8 158 (11.48%) BDD
9 157 (11.41%) Continuous Integration
10 122 (8.87%) Web Development
11 108 (7.85%) Kanban
12 105 (7.63%) Domain-Driven Design
12 105 (7.63%) Unit Testing
13 103 (7.49%) Software Engineering
14 98 (7.12%) OOP
15 84 (6.10%) MVVM
16 59 (4.29%) E-Commerce
17 51 (3.71%) OOD
18 50 (3.63%) SOA
19 46 (3.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1228 (89.24%) C#
2 585 (42.51%) JavaScript
3 497 (36.12%) SQL
4 292 (21.22%) VB.NET
5 141 (10.25%) T-SQL
6 117 (8.50%) VB
7 67 (4.87%) Ruby
8 53 (3.85%) VB6
9 51 (3.71%) PHP
10 20 (1.45%) Java
11 15 (1.09%) VBA
12 13 (0.94%) PowerShell
13 12 (0.87%) C++
14 9 (0.65%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.58%) VBScript
15 8 (0.58%) XAML
16 7 (0.51%) PHP5
17 4 (0.29%) C
18 2 (0.15%) XPath
18 2 (0.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 109 (7.92%) Degree
2 54 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (2.54%) MCP
4 28 (2.03%) MCSD
5 27 (1.96%) MCTS
6 26 (1.89%) MCAD
7 12 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.073%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.16%) QA
2 13 (0.94%) WAI
3 4 (0.29%) WCAG
4 2 (0.15%) SLA
4 2 (0.15%) HL7
Vendors
1 287 (20.86%) Microsoft
2 57 (4.14%) Facebook
3 48 (3.49%) Google
4 41 (2.98%) Sitecore
5 26 (1.89%) Twitter
5 26 (1.89%) Oracle
6 16 (1.16%) EPiServer
7 11 (0.80%) DevExpress
8 10 (0.73%) Apple
9 8 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.58%) Sony
9 8 (0.58%) Zend
9 8 (0.58%) Open Text
9 8 (0.58%) Yahoo!
10 7 (0.51%) Telerik
10 7 (0.51%) Adobe
11 5 (0.36%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.29%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.22%) SAP
14 2 (0.15%) Sybase
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