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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 39 44 82
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +38
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 400 372 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.60% 5.13% 3.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.76% 10.79% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 344 334 215
Average salary £38,115 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.90% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
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% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3136 3448 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.90% 47.57% 47.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2641 3069 3262
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 205 £42,500 +18.05% 43
Cheshire +22 112 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Lancashire +12 45 £37,500 +2.73% 7
Merseyside -3 35 £43,250 +23.57% 11
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 794 (100.00%) .NET
2 718 (90.43%) C#
3 584 (73.55%) ASP.NET
4 507 (63.85%) SQL Server
5 476 (59.95%) MVC
6 404 (50.88%) JavaScript
7 402 (50.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 392 (49.37%) HTML
8 392 (49.37%) SQL
9 367 (46.22%) WCF
10 364 (45.84%) CSS
11 313 (39.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 294 (37.03%) jQuery
13 230 (28.97%) Microsoft
14 219 (27.58%) TDD
15 205 (25.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 200 (25.19%) WPF
16 200 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
17 198 (24.94%) OO
18 187 (23.55%) LINQ
19 169 (21.28%) Web Services
20 148 (18.64%) XML
21 136 (17.13%) Team Foundation Server
22 129 (16.25%) SQL Server 2012
23 126 (15.87%) Visual Studio
24 125 (15.74%) VB.NET
25 122 (15.37%) Windows
25 122 (15.37%) Scrum
26 118 (14.86%) WinForms
27 110 (13.85%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 93 (11.71%) IIS
2 61 (7.68%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.53%) CMS
4 25 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (1.51%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.88%) NServiceBus
8 6 (0.76%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.50%) Drupal
9 4 (0.50%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.25%) Confluence
10 2 (0.25%) DNN
10 2 (0.25%) Node.js
11 1 (0.13%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Apache
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 93 (11.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.64%) MS Office
3 8 (1.01%) Fireworks
3 8 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Visualfiles
2 4 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.51%) Trello
3 10 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.50%) SaaS
5 2 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.93%) Internet
2 21 (2.64%) Intranet
3 10 (1.26%) RFID
4 6 (0.76%) HTTP
5 2 (0.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (63.85%) SQL Server
2 205 (25.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (16.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 79 (9.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 71 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (6.55%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.64%) MySQL
9 12 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.51%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.63%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.63%) RavenDB
12 5 (0.63%) Couchbase
12 5 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 136 (17.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 126 (15.87%) Visual Studio
3 72 (9.07%) NUnit
4 60 (7.56%) Moq
5 41 (5.16%) MSTest
6 33 (4.16%) Rhino Mocks
7 27 (3.40%) Subversion
8 23 (2.90%) Selenium
9 19 (2.39%) JIRA
9 19 (2.39%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.01%) Git (software)
11 7 (0.88%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.88%) MSBuild
12 6 (0.76%) PowerBuilder
13 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.25%) StyleCop
14 2 (0.25%) NDepend
14 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.25%) LLBLGen Pro
14 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 70 (8.82%) Finance
2 24 (3.02%) Legal
3 19 (2.39%) Marketing
4 14 (1.76%) Retail
5 11 (1.39%) Billing
6 8 (1.01%) Advertising
7 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.63%) Games
9 3 (0.38%) Law
9 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.38%) Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Front Office
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 707 (89.04%) Developer
2 418 (52.64%) .NET Developer
3 262 (33.00%) C# Developer
4 221 (27.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 196 (24.69%) Senior Developer
6 154 (19.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 152 (19.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 109 (13.73%) Senior .NET Developer
9 105 (13.22%) Web Developer
10 90 (11.34%) Senior C# Developer
11 85 (10.71%) Software Developer
12 62 (7.81%) Lead Developer
13 58 (7.30%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 51 (6.42%) Junior
14 51 (6.42%) Junior Developer
15 49 (6.17%) .NET Web Developer
16 42 (5.29%) Junior .NET Developer
17 41 (5.16%) Graduate
18 37 (4.66%) Software Engineer
19 34 (4.28%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 794 (100.00%) .NET
2 584 (73.55%) ASP.NET
3 402 (50.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 392 (49.37%) HTML
5 367 (46.22%) WCF
6 364 (45.84%) CSS
7 313 (39.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 294 (37.03%) jQuery
9 200 (25.19%) WPF
10 187 (23.55%) LINQ
11 169 (21.28%) Web Services
12 148 (18.64%) XML
13 118 (14.86%) WinForms
14 96 (12.09%) Ajax
15 88 (11.08%) HTML5
16 84 (10.58%) SOAP
16 84 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 82 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 77 (9.70%) NHibernate
19 74 (9.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.58%) Computer Science
2 44 (5.54%) Inversion of Control
3 41 (5.16%) N-Tier
4 33 (4.16%) W3C
5 24 (3.02%) Mathematics
5 24 (3.02%) Physics
6 20 (2.52%) Blog
7 18 (2.27%) Tandem
8 14 (1.76%) Social Media
9 13 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.88%) Open Source
12 5 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (0.50%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (0.50%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.50%) APACS
13 4 (0.50%) EMV
13 4 (0.50%) iSeries
13 4 (0.50%) New Media
13 4 (0.50%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 122 (15.37%) Windows
2 16 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.26%) Linux
3 10 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (1.01%) Android
6 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (59.95%) MVC
2 219 (27.58%) TDD
3 200 (25.19%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (24.94%) OO
5 122 (15.37%) Scrum
6 107 (13.48%) Unit Testing
7 97 (12.22%) Software Engineering
8 91 (11.46%) Web Development
9 76 (9.57%) OOD
9 76 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 59 (7.43%) BDD
11 57 (7.18%) Web Application Development
12 55 (6.93%) Kanban
13 49 (6.17%) E-Commerce
14 46 (5.79%) MVVM
15 45 (5.67%) Dependency Injection
16 40 (5.04%) SOA
17 37 (4.66%) Project Management
18 35 (4.41%) UML
19 34 (4.28%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 718 (90.43%) C#
2 404 (50.88%) JavaScript
3 392 (49.37%) SQL
4 125 (15.74%) VB.NET
5 110 (13.85%) T-SQL
6 47 (5.92%) VB
7 41 (5.16%) Java
8 17 (2.14%) PL/SQL
9 16 (2.02%) TypeScript
10 9 (1.13%) PHP
11 8 (1.01%) VBA
12 6 (0.76%) VB6
12 6 (0.76%) VBScript
13 5 (0.63%) C
14 4 (0.50%) RPG
14 4 (0.50%) XPath
15 3 (0.38%) C++
15 3 (0.38%) XAML
15 3 (0.38%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 103 (12.97%) Degree
2 18 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.14%) MCP
4 12 (1.51%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.01%) MCSE
6 7 (0.88%) MCTS
7 5 (0.63%) MCSD
7 5 (0.63%) ISEB
8 4 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.50%) MCPD
9 3 (0.38%) MCAD
10 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.76%) WCAG
2 9 (1.13%) QA
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.01%) OpenView
Vendors
1 230 (28.97%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.16%) Oracle
3 13 (1.64%) SAP
4 12 (1.51%) Remedy
5 10 (1.26%) HP
5 10 (1.26%) IBM
6 9 (1.13%) Twitter
6 9 (1.13%) Adobe
7 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.50%) Telerik
8 4 (0.50%) VMware
8 4 (0.50%) BMC
8 4 (0.50%) JBoss
8 4 (0.50%) Sybase
8 4 (0.50%) Zend
8 4 (0.50%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.38%) Sencha
10 2 (0.25%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.25%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.25%) LexisNexis
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SIS Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + +Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens / Flexi Time
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parity Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parity Resources
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
networx
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 3 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago