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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 65 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +10
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 268 421 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.07% 5.79% 5.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.19% 13.08% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 244 362 328
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £26,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,550
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
2630 3219 3486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.97% 44.26% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2716 3108
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 £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -26 137 £42,500 - 34
Cheshire -14 76 £40,000 +25.00% 18
Lancashire -15 34 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Merseyside -12 16 £35,500 -14.45% 5
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 592 (100.00%) .NET
2 523 (88.34%) C#
3 421 (71.11%) ASP.NET
4 376 (63.51%) MVC
5 339 (57.26%) SQL Server
6 309 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
7 296 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 291 (49.16%) HTML
9 257 (43.41%) CSS
10 253 (42.74%) Entity Framework
11 240 (40.54%) WCF
12 227 (38.34%) SQL
13 209 (35.30%) jQuery
14 208 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 203 (34.29%) Microsoft
16 165 (27.87%) TDD
17 152 (25.68%) Web Services
18 137 (23.14%) Windows
19 122 (20.61%) Visual Studio
20 120 (20.27%) OO
21 116 (19.59%) Scrum
22 111 (18.75%) WPF
23 108 (18.24%) XML
24 98 (16.55%) Team Foundation Server
25 90 (15.20%) VB.NET
26 89 (15.03%) T-SQL
26 89 (15.03%) Unit Testing
26 89 (15.03%) ASP.NET Web API
27 88 (14.86%) Finance
28 87 (14.70%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 30 (5.07%) IIS
1 30 (5.07%) SharePoint
1 30 (5.07%) Node.js
2 27 (4.56%) CMS
3 14 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (2.03%) Umbraco
5 10 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
8 6 (1.01%) Apache
9 5 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.68%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.34%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 85 (14.36%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.87%) MS Visio
3 14 (2.36%) MS Office
4 11 (1.86%) MS Project
5 5 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.68%) Magento
4 3 (0.51%) Tridion
5 2 (0.34%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.87%) SaaS
3 12 (2.03%) Office 365
4 9 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.01%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 69 (11.66%) Internet
2 15 (2.53%) Intranet
3 8 (1.35%) Wireless
4 4 (0.68%) GPRS
4 4 (0.68%) UMTS
4 4 (0.68%) HTTP
5 3 (0.51%) ATM
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) Telnet
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) SAN
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (57.26%) SQL Server
2 87 (14.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 33 (5.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (5.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.55%) MySQL
6 16 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (2.03%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.03%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.51%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.51%) OLTP
12 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 122 (20.61%) Visual Studio
2 98 (16.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (6.59%) NUnit
4 35 (5.91%) Git (software)
4 35 (5.91%) MSTest
5 32 (5.41%) Moq
6 29 (4.90%) Subversion
7 27 (4.56%) Rhino Mocks
8 16 (2.70%) SpecFlow
8 16 (2.70%) Selenium
9 15 (2.53%) JIRA
10 7 (1.18%) WebDriver
11 6 (1.01%) Xcode
11 6 (1.01%) Dreamweaver
11 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.68%) AccuRev
12 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
13 3 (0.51%) Grunt
13 3 (0.51%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 88 (14.86%) Finance
2 16 (2.70%) Retail
3 11 (1.86%) Marketing
4 8 (1.35%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.18%) Back Office
5 7 (1.18%) Banking
6 5 (0.84%) Electronics
6 5 (0.84%) Automotive
7 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.51%) Law
8 3 (0.51%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 504 (85.14%) Developer
2 324 (54.73%) .NET Developer
3 175 (29.56%) C# Developer
4 139 (23.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 108 (18.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 101 (17.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 76 (12.84%) Senior Developer
8 73 (12.33%) Software Developer
9 58 (9.80%) Web Developer
10 52 (8.78%) Senior .NET Developer
11 46 (7.77%) Senior C# Developer
12 35 (5.91%) Junior Developer
12 35 (5.91%) Junior
13 33 (5.57%) Graduate
14 32 (5.41%) Lead Developer
14 32 (5.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 31 (5.24%) Graduate Developer
16 30 (5.07%) .NET Web Developer
16 30 (5.07%) Junior .NET Developer
17 28 (4.73%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 592 (100.00%) .NET
2 421 (71.11%) ASP.NET
3 291 (49.16%) HTML
4 257 (43.41%) CSS
5 253 (42.74%) Entity Framework
6 240 (40.54%) WCF
7 209 (35.30%) jQuery
8 208 (35.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 152 (25.68%) Web Services
10 111 (18.75%) WPF
11 108 (18.24%) XML
12 89 (15.03%) ASP.NET Web API
13 87 (14.70%) HTML5
14 84 (14.19%) LINQ
15 77 (13.01%) AngularJS
16 73 (12.33%) WinForms
17 71 (11.99%) Ajax
18 58 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 45 (7.60%) RESTful
20 43 (7.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.94%) N-Tier
1 47 (7.94%) Computer Science
2 44 (7.43%) Inversion of Control
3 35 (5.91%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.91%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (2.36%) User Experience
6 10 (1.69%) W3C
7 9 (1.52%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.52%) NHS
8 7 (1.18%) Replication
8 7 (1.18%) Tandem
9 6 (1.01%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.84%) IVR
10 5 (0.84%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.84%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.84%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.68%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.51%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 137 (23.14%) Windows
2 29 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 28 (4.73%) Android
4 17 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.36%) Windows Phone
5 14 (2.36%) Windows Phone 7
6 11 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.84%) UNIX
8 4 (0.68%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.17%) Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (63.51%) MVC
2 309 (52.20%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (27.87%) TDD
4 120 (20.27%) OO
5 116 (19.59%) Scrum
6 89 (15.03%) Unit Testing
7 79 (13.34%) SDLC
8 71 (11.99%) Continuous Integration
9 69 (11.66%) Web Application Development
10 66 (11.15%) Dependency Injection
11 62 (10.47%) Mentoring
12 60 (10.14%) Software Engineering
13 50 (8.45%) Kanban
13 50 (8.45%) MVVM
14 48 (8.11%) BDD
15 46 (7.77%) SOA
16 45 (7.60%) Web Development
17 35 (5.91%) UML
18 32 (5.41%) OOP
18 32 (5.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 523 (88.34%) C#
2 296 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 227 (38.34%) SQL
4 90 (15.20%) VB.NET
5 89 (15.03%) T-SQL
6 41 (6.93%) VB
7 37 (6.25%) Java
8 30 (5.07%) PHP
9 20 (3.38%) Ruby
10 15 (2.53%) Objective-C
11 14 (2.36%) C++
12 13 (2.20%) C
13 6 (1.01%) VBA
13 6 (1.01%) VB6
14 3 (0.51%) R
14 3 (0.51%) Python
14 3 (0.51%) XPath
14 3 (0.51%) PHP5
15 2 (0.34%) F#
15 2 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (10.81%) Degree
2 27 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.18%) MCP
4 4 (0.68%) MCAD
4 4 (0.68%) MCSD
4 4 (0.68%) MCTS
5 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.34%) MCSE
6 1 (0.17%) CCNA
6 1 (0.17%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.24%) QA
2 13 (2.20%) HL7
3 5 (0.84%) SLA
4 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.68%) DICOM
4 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 5 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 203 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.89%) Oracle
3 15 (2.53%) Apple
4 14 (2.36%) DevExpress
5 9 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.35%) Zend
6 8 (1.35%) Adobe
7 7 (1.18%) Telerik
8 4 (0.68%) Google
8 4 (0.68%) InterSystems
8 4 (0.68%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.68%) Apigee
9 3 (0.51%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.51%) IBM
10 2 (0.34%) Ektron
10 2 (0.34%) SAP
11 1 (0.17%) Unisys
11 1 (0.17%) Dell
11 1 (0.17%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.17%) Alias
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Send
Salary: From £32,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bens
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