The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 36 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -11
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 458 284 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.09% 4.18% 5.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.84% 8.39% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 387 238 333
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET Framework
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3087 3385 3501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.02% 49.87% 49.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 3013 3132
Average salary £37,608 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in the North West

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

.NET Framework Salary Trend in the North West

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in the North West

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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 +10 205 £37,500 +1.35% 36
Cheshire +22 133 £35,000 - 17
Lancashire +28 65 £38,230 +49.92% 6
Merseyside +29 54 £42,500 +21.42% 10
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 853 (100.00%) .NET
2 735 (86.17%) C#
3 585 (68.58%) ASP.NET
4 531 (62.25%) SQL Server
5 518 (60.73%) MVC
6 469 (54.98%) HTML
7 455 (53.34%) SQL
8 438 (51.35%) JavaScript
9 411 (48.18%) CSS
10 406 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
11 374 (43.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 362 (42.44%) WCF
13 310 (36.34%) jQuery
13 310 (36.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 232 (27.20%) Microsoft
15 202 (23.68%) LINQ
16 197 (23.09%) TDD
17 194 (22.74%) Web Services
18 192 (22.51%) OO
19 186 (21.81%) SQL Server 2008
20 162 (18.99%) XML
21 157 (18.41%) WPF
22 154 (18.05%) T-SQL
23 152 (17.82%) Windows
24 148 (17.35%) Team Foundation Server
25 133 (15.59%) Visual Studio
26 114 (13.36%) SOAP
27 112 (13.13%) SQL Server 2012
28 109 (12.78%) HTML5
29 103 (12.08%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 99 (11.61%) IIS
2 53 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.28%) CMS
4 25 (2.93%) Umbraco
5 15 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (1.76%) NServiceBus
5 15 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (1.76%) JBoss
6 10 (1.17%) ColdFusion
7 9 (1.06%) Drupal
8 8 (0.94%) Node.js
8 8 (0.94%) Confluence
9 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.35%) Apache
10 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.12%) WordPress
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 89 (10.43%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.88%) MS Office
3 9 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.94%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.59%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.70%) SaaS
4 5 (0.59%) GitHub
5 2 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.98%) Internet
2 17 (1.99%) HTTP
2 17 (1.99%) Intranet
2 17 (1.99%) Wireless
3 4 (0.47%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (62.25%) SQL Server
2 186 (21.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 112 (13.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 91 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (10.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 83 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 67 (7.85%) Relational Database
8 25 (2.93%) MySQL
9 18 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (1.76%) Big Data
11 14 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 12 (1.41%) DTS
13 11 (1.29%) NoSQL
14 8 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.59%) SQLite
17 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
18 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 148 (17.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 133 (15.59%) Visual Studio
3 82 (9.61%) NUnit
4 53 (6.21%) Moq
5 44 (5.16%) Subversion
6 40 (4.69%) MSTest
6 40 (4.69%) Git (software)
7 38 (4.45%) JIRA
8 29 (3.40%) Rhino Mocks
9 23 (2.70%) SpecFlow
10 22 (2.58%) Selenium
11 10 (1.17%) PowerBuilder
12 9 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.70%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.70%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.70%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.59%) Firebug
16 4 (0.47%) TeamCity
17 3 (0.35%) ReSharper
General
1 95 (11.14%) Finance
2 37 (4.34%) Retail
3 21 (2.46%) Marketing
4 17 (1.99%) Financial Institution
5 15 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.41%) Back Office
6 12 (1.41%) Billing
7 7 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.82%) Advertising
7 7 (0.82%) Automotive
7 7 (0.82%) Law
8 6 (0.70%) Legal
9 5 (0.59%) Banking
10 4 (0.47%) Games
11 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 743 (87.10%) Developer
2 401 (47.01%) .NET Developer
3 252 (29.54%) C# Developer
4 203 (23.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 198 (23.21%) Senior Developer
6 139 (16.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 130 (15.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 108 (12.66%) Software Developer
9 102 (11.96%) Web Developer
10 90 (10.55%) Senior C# Developer
11 80 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
11 80 (9.38%) Junior
12 78 (9.14%) Junior Developer
13 51 (5.98%) Lead Developer
14 50 (5.86%) .NET Web Developer
15 46 (5.39%) Junior .NET Developer
16 44 (5.16%) Graduate
17 41 (4.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 40 (4.69%) Analyst
19 36 (4.22%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 853 (100.00%) .NET
2 585 (68.58%) ASP.NET
3 469 (54.98%) HTML
4 411 (48.18%) CSS
5 374 (43.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 362 (42.44%) WCF
7 310 (36.34%) jQuery
7 310 (36.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 202 (23.68%) LINQ
9 194 (22.74%) Web Services
10 162 (18.99%) XML
11 157 (18.41%) WPF
12 114 (13.36%) SOAP
13 109 (12.78%) HTML5
14 103 (12.08%) WinForms
15 100 (11.72%) Ajax
16 97 (11.37%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 71 (8.32%) ADO.NET
18 69 (8.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 66 (7.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.68%) Computer Science
2 51 (5.98%) Inversion of Control
3 42 (4.92%) N-Tier
4 31 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (2.81%) Mathematics
5 24 (2.81%) Physics
6 23 (2.70%) W3C
7 20 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (1.99%) Tandem
9 16 (1.88%) iSeries
10 14 (1.64%) Blog
10 14 (1.64%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.29%) User Experience
12 10 (1.17%) Social Media
13 8 (0.94%) 3D Graphics
14 7 (0.82%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
15 6 (0.70%) iPad
15 6 (0.70%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 152 (17.82%) Windows
2 32 (3.75%) Apple iOS
3 21 (2.46%) Linux
3 21 (2.46%) Android
4 6 (0.70%) Windows Phone
5 5 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
6 3 (0.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 518 (60.73%) MVC
2 406 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (23.09%) TDD
4 192 (22.51%) OO
5 100 (11.72%) Scrum
5 100 (11.72%) Web Development
6 92 (10.79%) Mentoring
7 81 (9.50%) Unit Testing
8 69 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
9 59 (6.92%) Software Engineering
10 57 (6.68%) OOD
11 54 (6.33%) Dependency Injection
12 52 (6.10%) BDD
13 50 (5.86%) Web Application Development
14 49 (5.74%) Kanban
15 48 (5.63%) E-Commerce
16 44 (5.16%) SOA
17 37 (4.34%) Project Management
18 36 (4.22%) UML
18 36 (4.22%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 735 (86.17%) C#
2 455 (53.34%) SQL
3 438 (51.35%) JavaScript
4 154 (18.05%) T-SQL
5 96 (11.25%) VB.NET
6 67 (7.85%) VB
7 51 (5.98%) Java
8 23 (2.70%) PHP
9 16 (1.88%) C++
9 16 (1.88%) RPG
10 13 (1.52%) TypeScript
11 11 (1.29%) XPath
11 11 (1.29%) VBA
12 9 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.06%) VBScript
13 8 (0.94%) C
14 7 (0.82%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.70%) PHP5
15 6 (0.70%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 94 (11.02%) Degree
2 28 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.76%) ISEB
4 13 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.17%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.06%) MCP
7 5 (0.59%) MCSD
8 3 (0.35%) MCSE
8 3 (0.35%) MCTS
8 3 (0.35%) MCPD
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.05%) QA
2 22 (2.58%) SLA
3 3 (0.35%) WCAG
3 3 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.23%) OpenView
Vendors
1 232 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.63%) Oracle
3 9 (1.06%) Zend
4 8 (0.94%) Xamarin
5 7 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (0.82%) EPiServer
6 6 (0.70%) Remedy
7 5 (0.59%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.59%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.47%) BMC
8 4 (0.47%) SYSPRO
9 3 (0.35%) Adobe
10 2 (0.23%) HP
10 2 (0.23%) SAP
10 2 (0.23%) IBM
10 2 (0.23%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.23%) Apple
10 2 (0.23%) Telerik
10 2 (0.23%) Capita
10 2 (0.23%) Google
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