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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 47 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 322 378 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.87% 5.46% 4.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.23% 11.37% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 263 353 316
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2633 3325 3634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.85% 48.05% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 2872 3244
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 2015.

.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 27 March 2015. 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 -20 159 £40,000 - 48
Cheshire +20 108 £35,000 -6.66% 20
Merseyside +12 28 £41,250 +10.00% 10
Lancashire -3 23 £32,500 -23.52% 9
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 653 (100.00%) .NET
2 581 (88.97%) C#
3 504 (77.18%) ASP.NET
4 433 (66.31%) MVC
5 364 (55.74%) SQL Server
6 343 (52.53%) JavaScript
7 341 (52.22%) HTML
8 336 (51.45%) SQL
9 329 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
10 309 (47.32%) CSS
11 277 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 245 (37.52%) WCF
13 229 (35.07%) jQuery
14 205 (31.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 202 (30.93%) Microsoft
16 174 (26.65%) Windows
17 171 (26.19%) TDD
18 157 (24.04%) Scrum
19 138 (21.13%) Web Services
20 131 (20.06%) XML
21 128 (19.60%) OO
22 116 (17.76%) Visual Studio
23 113 (17.30%) VB.NET
24 109 (16.69%) HTML5
25 106 (16.23%) Team Foundation Server
26 94 (14.40%) T-SQL
27 93 (14.24%) SQL Server 2008
28 92 (14.09%) Unit Testing
29 91 (13.94%) Ajax
30 83 (12.71%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 79 (12.10%) SharePoint
2 70 (10.72%) IIS
3 39 (5.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 32 (4.90%) Node.js
5 29 (4.44%) CMS
6 20 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.99%) Umbraco
9 12 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (1.68%) Confluence
11 4 (0.61%) WordPress
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 59 (9.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.14%) MS Office
3 8 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.22%) SaaS
3 12 (1.84%) Office 365
3 12 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (7.96%) Internet
2 27 (4.13%) HTTP
3 8 (1.23%) Intranet
4 4 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.46%) ATM
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
6 1 (0.15%) Extranet
6 1 (0.15%) Telnet
6 1 (0.15%) Firewall
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) SSH
6 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 364 (55.74%) SQL Server
2 93 (14.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (7.81%) NoSQL
4 49 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 47 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (6.43%) MySQL
7 41 (6.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (2.60%) RDBMS
10 15 (2.30%) MongoDB
11 12 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.68%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.68%) RavenDB
12 11 (1.68%) Big Data
12 11 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.61%) OLTP
16 3 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 116 (17.76%) Visual Studio
2 106 (16.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (10.57%) Git (software)
4 59 (9.04%) NUnit
5 50 (7.66%) Subversion
6 40 (6.13%) Moq
7 39 (5.97%) MSTest
8 36 (5.51%) JIRA
9 35 (5.36%) Rhino Mocks
10 17 (2.60%) SpecFlow
10 17 (2.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (2.45%) Selenium
12 15 (2.30%) Mercurial
13 13 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (1.84%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.68%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.68%) Bitbucket
16 10 (1.53%) Firebug
17 7 (1.07%) Xcode
18 4 (0.61%) ReSharper
General
1 59 (9.04%) Finance
2 23 (3.52%) Marketing
3 19 (2.91%) Retail
4 16 (2.45%) Automotive
5 15 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.53%) Law
8 8 (1.23%) Back Office
9 7 (1.07%) Advertising
10 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.46%) Legal
11 2 (0.31%) Electronics
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Games
12 1 (0.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 582 (89.13%) Developer
2 373 (57.12%) .NET Developer
3 160 (24.50%) C# Developer
4 142 (21.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 122 (18.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 105 (16.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 102 (15.62%) Senior Developer
8 76 (11.64%) Software Developer
9 73 (11.18%) Web Developer
10 61 (9.34%) Junior
11 60 (9.19%) Junior Developer
12 56 (8.58%) Senior .NET Developer
13 48 (7.35%) Junior .NET Developer
14 43 (6.58%) Graduate
15 40 (6.13%) .NET Web Developer
16 39 (5.97%) Graduate Developer
17 37 (5.67%) Senior C# Developer
18 33 (5.05%) Graduate .NET Developer
19 29 (4.44%) Lead Developer
20 26 (3.98%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 653 (100.00%) .NET
2 504 (77.18%) ASP.NET
3 341 (52.22%) HTML
4 309 (47.32%) CSS
5 277 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 245 (37.52%) WCF
7 229 (35.07%) jQuery
8 205 (31.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 138 (21.13%) Web Services
10 131 (20.06%) XML
11 109 (16.69%) HTML5
12 91 (13.94%) Ajax
13 83 (12.71%) WPF
14 75 (11.49%) LINQ
15 70 (10.72%) WinForms
16 67 (10.26%) CSS3
17 65 (9.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 58 (8.88%) ASP.NET Web API
19 51 (7.81%) JSON
20 44 (6.74%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.41%) Inversion of Control
2 54 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 44 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.82%) N-Tier
5 35 (5.36%) Mobile App
6 23 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (3.37%) W3C
8 13 (1.99%) User Experience
9 11 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.07%) Tandem
11 6 (0.92%) Statistics
12 5 (0.77%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.77%) E-Learning
13 4 (0.61%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.61%) iSeries
13 4 (0.61%) iPad
13 4 (0.61%) New Media
14 3 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (0.46%) Social Media
14 3 (0.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 174 (26.65%) Windows
2 27 (4.13%) Android
3 26 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.22%) Linux
5 11 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (1.53%) UNIX
6 10 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (66.31%) MVC
2 329 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (26.19%) TDD
4 157 (24.04%) Scrum
5 128 (19.60%) OO
6 92 (14.09%) Unit Testing
7 80 (12.25%) Dependency Injection
8 68 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (9.19%) Web Application Development
10 58 (8.88%) Software Engineering
10 58 (8.88%) SOA
11 51 (7.81%) Kanban
12 50 (7.66%) Web Development
13 46 (7.04%) MVVM
14 44 (6.74%) BDD
15 39 (5.97%) Mentoring
16 35 (5.36%) Web Design
17 34 (5.21%) CRM
18 28 (4.29%) OOP
18 28 (4.29%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 581 (88.97%) C#
2 343 (52.53%) JavaScript
3 336 (51.45%) SQL
4 113 (17.30%) VB.NET
5 94 (14.40%) T-SQL
6 57 (8.73%) VB
7 27 (4.13%) PHP
7 27 (4.13%) C++
7 27 (4.13%) Java
8 19 (2.91%) C
9 16 (2.45%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.14%) VB6
11 12 (1.84%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.68%) Ruby
12 11 (1.68%) PHP5
12 11 (1.68%) VBA
13 6 (0.92%) VBScript
13 6 (0.92%) F#
14 4 (0.61%) RPG
14 4 (0.61%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 79 (12.10%) Degree
2 50 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.91%) MCP
4 16 (2.45%) MCSD
5 14 (2.14%) MCTS
6 11 (1.68%) MCAD
7 3 (0.46%) MCPD
7 3 (0.46%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) MCSE
8 1 (0.15%) CCNA
8 1 (0.15%) ISEB
8 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.05%) QA
2 7 (1.07%) WCAG
3 4 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.46%) GAMP
5 2 (0.31%) SLA
6 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 202 (30.93%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.36%) Oracle
3 20 (3.06%) DevExpress
4 18 (2.76%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.53%) Google
5 10 (1.53%) SAP
6 7 (1.07%) EPiServer
7 5 (0.77%) Telerik
7 5 (0.77%) Adobe
8 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.61%) SYSPRO
8 4 (0.61%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.31%) Twitter
9 2 (0.31%) Open-E
9 2 (0.31%) Zend
10 1 (0.15%) Alias
10 1 (0.15%) VMware
10 1 (0.15%) Capita
10 1 (0.15%) Dell
10 1 (0.15%) Apple
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Colne, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits and 35 hour week 9am-5pm
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits and 35 hour week 9am-5pm
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago