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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 42 50 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 404 356 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.62% 4.85% 5.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.96% 9.78% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 368 320 333
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,807
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3377 3639 3521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 47.01% 49.58% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2893 3244 3161
Average salary £37,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +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 18 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 18 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 +16 260 £39,000 +20.00% 30
Cheshire -9 83 £35,000 +16.66% 11
Lancashire +9 29 £41,000 +26.15%
Merseyside -11 28 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Cumbria 0 1 - -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 702 (100.00%) .NET
2 646 (92.02%) C#
3 497 (70.80%) ASP.NET
4 433 (61.68%) MVC
5 411 (58.55%) SQL Server
6 398 (56.70%) SQL
7 366 (52.14%) JavaScript
8 339 (48.29%) HTML
9 327 (46.58%) CSS
10 326 (46.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 323 (46.01%) WCF
12 284 (40.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 261 (37.18%) Microsoft
14 258 (36.75%) jQuery
15 189 (26.92%) OO
16 186 (26.50%) TDD
17 185 (26.35%) WPF
18 181 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
19 164 (23.36%) SQL Server 2008
20 150 (21.37%) Windows
21 145 (20.66%) Software Engineering
22 144 (20.51%) WinForms
23 142 (20.23%) Web Services
24 134 (19.09%) LINQ
25 133 (18.95%) Unit Testing
26 128 (18.23%) SQL Server 2012
27 123 (17.52%) T-SQL
28 120 (17.09%) VB.NET
29 119 (16.95%) XML
30 104 (14.81%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 91 (12.96%) IIS
2 52 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 17 (2.42%) CMS
6 5 (0.71%) DNN
7 3 (0.43%) Node.js
8 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.14%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 88 (12.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.28%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.00%) MS Office
4 6 (0.85%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.28%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.42%) Trello
3 5 (0.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.98%) Internet
2 29 (4.13%) Intranet
3 10 (1.42%) RFID
4 8 (1.14%) Extranet
5 2 (0.28%) HTTP
5 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.28%) SSL
5 2 (0.28%) GPRS
5 2 (0.28%) UMTS
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (58.55%) SQL Server
2 164 (23.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (18.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 65 (9.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 56 (7.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (4.84%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.99%) MySQL
9 9 (1.28%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.28%) DTS
9 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 6 (0.85%) MS Access
13 5 (0.71%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.71%) RavenDB
13 5 (0.71%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 104 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 93 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (5.84%) NUnit
4 38 (5.41%) Moq
5 24 (3.42%) Mercurial
6 23 (3.28%) MSTest
7 21 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
8 20 (2.85%) Subversion
9 18 (2.56%) Xcode
10 11 (1.57%) PhoneGap
10 11 (1.57%) Selenium
10 11 (1.57%) Git (software)
11 8 (1.14%) JIRA
11 8 (1.14%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 3 (0.43%) Firebug
15 2 (0.28%) Log4Net
15 2 (0.28%) InstallShield
General
1 66 (9.40%) Finance
2 28 (3.99%) Legal
3 9 (1.28%) Marketing
4 7 (1.00%) Retail
5 6 (0.85%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.57%) Banking
6 4 (0.57%) Back Office
6 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.57%) Advertising
7 3 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.14%) Publishing
8 1 (0.14%) Electronics
8 1 (0.14%) Law
8 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 592 (84.33%) Developer
2 337 (48.01%) .NET Developer
3 225 (32.05%) C# Developer
4 188 (26.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 155 (22.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 144 (20.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 121 (17.24%) Senior Developer
8 92 (13.11%) Web Developer
9 91 (12.96%) Software Developer
10 80 (11.40%) Senior .NET Developer
11 69 (9.83%) Lead Developer
12 57 (8.12%) .NET Web Developer
13 54 (7.69%) Software Engineer
13 54 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
14 43 (6.13%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 34 (4.84%) Team Leader
16 29 (4.13%) Junior
16 29 (4.13%) C# Web Developer
17 28 (3.99%) Graduate
18 27 (3.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 702 (100.00%) .NET
2 497 (70.80%) ASP.NET
3 339 (48.29%) HTML
4 327 (46.58%) CSS
5 326 (46.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 323 (46.01%) WCF
7 284 (40.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 258 (36.75%) jQuery
9 185 (26.35%) WPF
10 144 (20.51%) WinForms
11 142 (20.23%) Web Services
12 134 (19.09%) LINQ
13 119 (16.95%) XML
14 96 (13.68%) HTML5
15 84 (11.97%) Ajax
16 83 (11.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 78 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
18 64 (9.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 46 (6.55%) REST
19 46 (6.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.11%) Computer Science
2 66 (9.40%) N-Tier
3 48 (6.84%) Inversion of Control
4 38 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 36 (5.13%) W3C
6 22 (3.13%) SystemC
7 18 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.56%) Informatics
7 18 (2.56%) NHS
8 13 (1.85%) Open Source
9 10 (1.42%) Mathematics
9 10 (1.42%) Physics
10 9 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.28%) Blog
11 8 (1.14%) Social Media
11 8 (1.14%) New Media
12 6 (0.85%) Biometrics
13 5 (0.71%) EMV
13 5 (0.71%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 150 (21.37%) Windows
2 39 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 37 (5.27%) Android
4 22 (3.13%) Windows Phone
5 16 (2.28%) Windows 8
6 12 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.57%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.28%) Linux
12 1 (0.14%) UNIX
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (61.68%) MVC
2 189 (26.92%) OO
3 186 (26.50%) TDD
4 181 (25.78%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (20.66%) Software Engineering
6 133 (18.95%) Unit Testing
7 85 (12.11%) OOD
8 84 (11.97%) Scrum
9 58 (8.26%) Web Development
10 55 (7.83%) E-Commerce
11 52 (7.41%) OOP
12 50 (7.12%) Web Application Development
13 49 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
14 45 (6.41%) Dependency Injection
15 44 (6.27%) BDD
16 34 (4.84%) iOS Development
16 34 (4.84%) MVVM
17 32 (4.56%) UML
17 32 (4.56%) SOA
18 31 (4.42%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 646 (92.02%) C#
2 398 (56.70%) SQL
3 366 (52.14%) JavaScript
4 123 (17.52%) T-SQL
5 120 (17.09%) VB.NET
6 62 (8.83%) VB
7 23 (3.28%) C
7 23 (3.28%) C++
8 22 (3.13%) Objective-C
9 21 (2.99%) XAML
10 17 (2.42%) Java
11 14 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.71%) PHP
12 5 (0.71%) VB6
13 3 (0.43%) XPath
14 2 (0.28%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.28%) Python
14 2 (0.28%) VBA
15 1 (0.14%) VBScript
15 1 (0.14%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 92 (13.11%) Degree
2 42 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (4.70%) MCP
4 26 (3.70%) MCTS
5 18 (2.56%) MCPD
6 8 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.14%) MCAD
6 8 (1.14%) MCSD
7 7 (1.00%) MCSE
7 7 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.42%) QA
2 25 (3.56%) WCAG
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) OpenView
Vendors
1 261 (37.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.13%) Oracle
3 18 (2.56%) McKesson
4 15 (2.14%) SAP
5 12 (1.71%) Xamarin
6 11 (1.57%) DevExpress
7 8 (1.14%) Twitter
7 8 (1.14%) IBM
7 8 (1.14%) HP
8 7 (1.00%) Adobe
9 5 (0.71%) Remedy
10 4 (0.57%) Sencha
10 4 (0.57%) VMware
10 4 (0.57%) Sybase
11 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.43%) Telerik
12 2 (0.28%) Google
12 2 (0.28%) Infragistics
13 1 (0.14%) JBoss
13 1 (0.14%) Apple
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits, flexi-time
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
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Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Includes Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago