The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 43 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 403 366 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.57% 4.95% 5.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.85% 9.97% 10.69%
Number of salaries quoted 366 332 338
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £24,200 £22,807
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3400 3670 3499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 46.98% 49.60% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2904 3275 3141
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET Framework
England

.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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +12 259 £40,000 +21.21% 18
Cheshire -2 82 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Lancashire +3 29 £41,000 +26.15% 2
Merseyside -14 29 £38,750 +10.71% 4
Cumbria -2 1 - -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 698 (100.00%) .NET
2 644 (92.26%) C#
3 495 (70.92%) ASP.NET
4 434 (62.18%) MVC
5 411 (58.88%) SQL Server
6 388 (55.59%) SQL
7 364 (52.15%) JavaScript
8 338 (48.42%) HTML
9 329 (47.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 325 (46.56%) CSS
11 322 (46.13%) WCF
12 284 (40.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 256 (36.68%) jQuery
13 256 (36.68%) Microsoft
14 188 (26.93%) TDD
15 186 (26.65%) OO
16 185 (26.50%) WPF
17 178 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
18 163 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
19 143 (20.49%) Windows
20 142 (20.34%) WinForms
21 140 (20.06%) Software Engineering
21 140 (20.06%) Web Services
22 134 (19.20%) LINQ
23 128 (18.34%) Unit Testing
23 128 (18.34%) SQL Server 2012
24 120 (17.19%) T-SQL
25 119 (17.05%) VB.NET
26 116 (16.62%) XML
27 106 (15.19%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 89 (12.75%) IIS
2 53 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (2.58%) CMS
6 4 (0.57%) DNN
7 3 (0.43%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.43%) Node.js
8 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 87 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.15%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.86%) Fireworks
3 6 (0.86%) MS Office
4 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.29%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.43%) Trello
3 5 (0.72%) GitHub
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.02%) Internet
2 29 (4.15%) Intranet
3 10 (1.43%) RFID
4 8 (1.15%) Extranet
5 2 (0.29%) SSL
5 2 (0.29%) GPRS
5 2 (0.29%) UMTS
5 2 (0.29%) HTTP
5 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (58.88%) SQL Server
2 163 (23.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (18.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 66 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (7.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (4.87%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.87%) MySQL
9 10 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 10 (1.43%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.15%) DTS
11 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (0.86%) MS Access
13 5 (0.72%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.72%) RavenDB
13 5 (0.72%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 106 (15.19%) Visual Studio
2 96 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (5.73%) NUnit
4 37 (5.30%) Moq
5 24 (3.44%) Mercurial
6 23 (3.30%) MSTest
7 21 (3.01%) Rhino Mocks
8 18 (2.58%) Subversion
9 15 (2.15%) Xcode
10 11 (1.58%) Selenium
10 11 (1.58%) Git (software)
11 10 (1.43%) PhoneGap
12 9 (1.29%) JIRA
13 8 (1.15%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.29%) Firebug
16 2 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 2 (0.29%) InstallShield
General
1 67 (9.60%) Finance
2 27 (3.87%) Legal
3 9 (1.29%) Marketing
4 7 (1.00%) Retail
5 6 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.72%) Advertising
7 4 (0.57%) Banking
7 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.43%) Back Office
8 3 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.14%) Publishing
9 1 (0.14%) Electronics
9 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.14%) Front Office
9 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 589 (84.38%) Developer
2 337 (48.28%) .NET Developer
3 222 (31.81%) C# Developer
4 186 (26.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 153 (21.92%) ASP.NET Developer
6 142 (20.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 126 (18.05%) Senior Developer
8 93 (13.32%) Web Developer
9 87 (12.46%) Software Developer
10 83 (11.89%) Senior .NET Developer
11 69 (9.89%) Lead Developer
12 57 (8.17%) .NET Web Developer
13 56 (8.02%) Senior C# Developer
14 53 (7.59%) Software Engineer
15 44 (6.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 32 (4.58%) Team Leader
17 29 (4.15%) Junior
17 29 (4.15%) C# Web Developer
18 28 (4.01%) Graduate
19 27 (3.87%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 698 (100.00%) .NET
2 495 (70.92%) ASP.NET
3 338 (48.42%) HTML
4 329 (47.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 325 (46.56%) CSS
6 322 (46.13%) WCF
7 284 (40.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 256 (36.68%) jQuery
9 185 (26.50%) WPF
10 142 (20.34%) WinForms
11 140 (20.06%) Web Services
12 134 (19.20%) LINQ
13 116 (16.62%) XML
14 95 (13.61%) HTML5
15 83 (11.89%) Ajax
16 82 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 77 (11.03%) Razor View Engine
18 66 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 46 (6.59%) REST
19 46 (6.59%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.03%) Computer Science
2 64 (9.17%) N-Tier
3 48 (6.88%) Inversion of Control
4 36 (5.16%) W3C
5 34 (4.87%) Mobile App
6 22 (3.15%) SystemC
7 18 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.58%) NHS
8 17 (2.44%) Informatics
9 13 (1.86%) Open Source
10 10 (1.43%) Blog
10 10 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.43%) Physics
11 9 (1.29%) Social Media
12 8 (1.15%) New Media
13 7 (1.00%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.86%) Biometrics
15 5 (0.72%) EMV
15 5 (0.72%) Graphic Design
16 4 (0.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 143 (20.49%) Windows
2 36 (5.16%) Apple iOS
3 34 (4.87%) Android
4 20 (2.87%) Windows Phone
5 14 (2.01%) Windows 8
6 13 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.43%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.29%) Linux
12 1 (0.14%) UNIX
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (62.18%) MVC
2 188 (26.93%) TDD
3 186 (26.65%) OO
4 178 (25.50%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (20.06%) Software Engineering
6 128 (18.34%) Unit Testing
7 86 (12.32%) Scrum
8 83 (11.89%) OOD
9 60 (8.60%) Web Development
10 53 (7.59%) E-Commerce
11 50 (7.16%) OOP
11 50 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (7.16%) Web Application Development
12 45 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
13 44 (6.30%) BDD
14 34 (4.87%) MVVM
15 33 (4.73%) SOA
16 31 (4.44%) iOS Development
17 29 (4.15%) UML
18 28 (4.01%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 644 (92.26%) C#
2 388 (55.59%) SQL
3 364 (52.15%) JavaScript
4 120 (17.19%) T-SQL
5 119 (17.05%) VB.NET
6 58 (8.31%) VB
7 22 (3.15%) C
8 20 (2.87%) C++
9 19 (2.72%) XAML
9 19 (2.72%) Objective-C
10 18 (2.58%) Java
11 14 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.72%) PHP
12 5 (0.72%) VB6
13 3 (0.43%) XPath
13 3 (0.43%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.29%) VBA
14 2 (0.29%) Python
15 1 (0.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 91 (13.04%) Degree
2 41 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (4.58%) MCP
4 25 (3.58%) MCTS
5 17 (2.44%) MCPD
6 9 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 8 (1.15%) MCAD
7 8 (1.15%) MCSD
8 7 (1.00%) MCSE
8 7 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.30%) QA
2 25 (3.58%) WCAG
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.86%) OpenView
Vendors
1 256 (36.68%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.30%) Oracle
3 18 (2.58%) McKesson
4 15 (2.15%) SAP
5 11 (1.58%) DevExpress
5 11 (1.58%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.29%) HP
6 9 (1.29%) IBM
7 8 (1.15%) Twitter
8 7 (1.00%) Adobe
9 6 (0.86%) Remedy
10 4 (0.57%) VMware
10 4 (0.57%) Sybase
11 3 (0.43%) Telerik
11 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.43%) Sencha
12 2 (0.29%) Google
12 2 (0.29%) Infragistics
13 1 (0.14%) Capita
13 1 (0.14%) Apple
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Includes Great Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000 + bens & 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Certification offered and excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £18,000 to £24,000 per annum Fantastic career growth and benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago