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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 32 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 493 306 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.65% 4.46% 4.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.46% 9.29% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 427 272 282
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
3188 3295 3498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 48.06% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2721 2960 3137
Average salary £37,804 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +11 229 £40,000 +11.11% 37
Cheshire +25 137 £32,500 -7.14% 22
Lancashire +27 74 £39,115 +16.76% 3
Merseyside +22 52 £42,000 +20.00% 12
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 877 (100.00%) .NET
2 764 (87.12%) C#
3 599 (68.30%) ASP.NET
4 564 (64.31%) SQL Server
5 528 (60.21%) MVC
6 454 (51.77%) SQL
7 453 (51.65%) HTML
8 442 (50.40%) JavaScript
9 436 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
10 421 (48.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 418 (47.66%) CSS
12 397 (45.27%) WCF
13 335 (38.20%) jQuery
14 320 (36.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 238 (27.14%) Microsoft
16 221 (25.20%) LINQ
17 217 (24.74%) SQL Server 2008
18 211 (24.06%) OO
19 204 (23.26%) TDD
20 198 (22.58%) Web Services
21 180 (20.52%) WPF
22 175 (19.95%) XML
23 163 (18.59%) Team Foundation Server
24 154 (17.56%) T-SQL
25 140 (15.96%) Windows
26 129 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
27 119 (13.57%) VB.NET
28 116 (13.23%) Visual Studio
28 116 (13.23%) Scrum
29 115 (13.11%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 105 (11.97%) IIS
2 56 (6.39%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.62%) CMS
4 18 (2.05%) Umbraco
4 18 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (1.71%) NServiceBus
7 10 (1.14%) ColdFusion
8 9 (1.03%) Drupal
9 7 (0.80%) Confluence
10 5 (0.57%) Node.js
11 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.34%) Apache
13 2 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 97 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.94%) MS Office
3 8 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.91%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 40 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.25%) Trello
3 6 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.57%) SaaS
4 5 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (6.16%) Internet
2 19 (2.17%) Intranet
3 14 (1.60%) Wireless
4 12 (1.37%) HTTP
5 2 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 564 (64.31%) SQL Server
2 217 (24.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 107 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 98 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 90 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 61 (6.96%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.65%) MySQL
9 19 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.25%) Big Data
12 10 (1.14%) DTS
13 9 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.57%) SQLite
16 5 (0.57%) NoSQL
17 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 163 (18.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 116 (13.23%) Visual Studio
3 87 (9.92%) NUnit
4 62 (7.07%) Moq
5 41 (4.68%) Subversion
6 39 (4.45%) JIRA
7 38 (4.33%) MSTest
8 30 (3.42%) Rhino Mocks
9 28 (3.19%) Git (software)
10 21 (2.39%) SpecFlow
11 20 (2.28%) Selenium
12 10 (1.14%) PowerBuilder
13 6 (0.68%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.57%) Bitbucket
15 4 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
15 4 (0.46%) WebDriver
16 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 2 (0.23%) NCrunch
17 2 (0.23%) Jenkins
17 2 (0.23%) NDepend
General
1 97 (11.06%) Finance
2 29 (3.31%) Retail
3 19 (2.17%) Marketing
4 14 (1.60%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.37%) Billing
5 12 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.25%) Legal
7 9 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.91%) Back Office
8 8 (0.91%) Advertising
9 7 (0.80%) Banking
10 6 (0.68%) Automotive
11 5 (0.57%) Games
12 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.23%) Law
12 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Front Office
13 1 (0.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 776 (88.48%) Developer
2 438 (49.94%) .NET Developer
3 281 (32.04%) C# Developer
4 233 (26.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 210 (23.95%) Senior Developer
6 160 (18.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 153 (17.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 111 (12.66%) Software Developer
9 104 (11.86%) Web Developer
10 101 (11.52%) Senior C# Developer
11 99 (11.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 76 (8.67%) Junior
13 74 (8.44%) Junior Developer
14 59 (6.73%) Lead Developer
15 53 (6.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 50 (5.70%) .NET Web Developer
17 47 (5.36%) Graduate
18 46 (5.25%) Junior .NET Developer
19 44 (5.02%) .NET Software Developer
20 41 (4.68%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 877 (100.00%) .NET
2 599 (68.30%) ASP.NET
3 453 (51.65%) HTML
4 421 (48.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 418 (47.66%) CSS
6 397 (45.27%) WCF
7 335 (38.20%) jQuery
8 320 (36.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 221 (25.20%) LINQ
10 198 (22.58%) Web Services
11 180 (20.52%) WPF
12 175 (19.95%) XML
13 115 (13.11%) Ajax
14 110 (12.54%) SOAP
15 106 (12.09%) WinForms
16 91 (10.38%) HTML5
17 85 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 76 (8.67%) ADO.NET
19 75 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 71 (8.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.01%) Computer Science
2 44 (5.02%) Inversion of Control
3 40 (4.56%) N-Tier
4 32 (3.65%) Mathematics
4 32 (3.65%) Physics
5 31 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (2.96%) W3C
8 18 (2.05%) Blog
8 18 (2.05%) Tandem
9 13 (1.48%) iSeries
10 10 (1.14%) Social Media
10 10 (1.14%) User Experience
11 7 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.68%) iPad
12 6 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (0.57%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 140 (15.96%) Windows
2 25 (2.85%) Apple iOS
3 14 (1.60%) Linux
3 14 (1.60%) Android
4 9 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.68%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (60.21%) MVC
2 436 (49.71%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (24.06%) OO
4 204 (23.26%) TDD
5 116 (13.23%) Scrum
6 100 (11.40%) Mentoring
7 98 (11.17%) Web Development
8 93 (10.60%) Unit Testing
9 70 (7.98%) OOD
10 69 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (7.53%) Software Engineering
12 56 (6.39%) BDD
13 52 (5.93%) Web Application Development
14 50 (5.70%) E-Commerce
15 49 (5.59%) Kanban
16 46 (5.25%) Dependency Injection
17 42 (4.79%) SOA
18 40 (4.56%) MVVM
19 35 (3.99%) UML
19 35 (3.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 764 (87.12%) C#
2 454 (51.77%) SQL
3 442 (50.40%) JavaScript
4 154 (17.56%) T-SQL
5 119 (13.57%) VB.NET
6 61 (6.96%) VB
7 45 (5.13%) Java
8 20 (2.28%) PL/SQL
9 17 (1.94%) PHP
10 15 (1.71%) TypeScript
11 13 (1.48%) RPG
12 11 (1.25%) VBA
13 10 (1.14%) XPath
14 9 (1.03%) VBScript
15 8 (0.91%) C++
16 6 (0.68%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.68%) PHP5
17 4 (0.46%) VB6
17 4 (0.46%) X++
18 3 (0.34%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 102 (11.63%) Degree
2 23 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.71%) ISEB
4 12 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.14%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.03%) MCP
7 5 (0.57%) MCSD
8 4 (0.46%) MCSE
9 3 (0.34%) MCTS
9 3 (0.34%) MCPD
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.17%) SLA
2 18 (2.05%) QA
3 6 (0.68%) WCAG
4 3 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.91%) OpenView
Vendors
1 238 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.02%) Oracle
3 14 (1.60%) JBoss
4 12 (1.37%) Remedy
5 10 (1.14%) SAP
6 9 (1.03%) Zend
7 8 (0.91%) IBM
7 8 (0.91%) HP
8 7 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.57%) Twitter
10 5 (0.57%) Adobe
11 4 (0.46%) BMC
11 4 (0.46%) SYSPRO
12 3 (0.34%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.23%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.23%) DevExpress
13 2 (0.23%) LexisNexis
13 2 (0.23%) Red Hat
13 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
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Circle Recruitment
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Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
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Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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