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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 56 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 285 386 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.63% 5.63% 5.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.35% 12.64% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 237 343 342
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 £29,400 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
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
2512 3054 3555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.79% 44.53% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2104 2593 3173
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -18 143 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Cheshire +6 95 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Lancashire -4 28 £36,000 +14.28% 5
Merseyside +3 12 £35,000 -14.11% 2
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 619 (100.00%) .NET
2 546 (88.21%) C#
3 447 (72.21%) ASP.NET
4 408 (65.91%) MVC
5 343 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
6 340 (54.93%) SQL Server
7 314 (50.73%) JavaScript
8 304 (49.11%) HTML
9 278 (44.91%) CSS
10 265 (42.81%) SQL
11 254 (41.03%) WCF
12 241 (38.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 229 (37.00%) Entity Framework
14 224 (36.19%) jQuery
15 194 (31.34%) Microsoft
16 167 (26.98%) TDD
17 165 (26.66%) Windows
18 159 (25.69%) Web Services
19 152 (24.56%) Scrum
20 136 (21.97%) OO
21 127 (20.52%) XML
22 113 (18.26%) Unit Testing
23 110 (17.77%) Team Foundation Server
24 107 (17.29%) WPF
25 105 (16.96%) VB.NET
26 102 (16.48%) Visual Studio
27 97 (15.67%) HTML5
28 94 (15.19%) T-SQL
29 82 (13.25%) MS Excel
29 82 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 54 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.98%) IIS
3 34 (5.49%) Node.js
4 28 (4.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 26 (4.20%) CMS
6 12 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.29%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.65%) Confluence
9 4 (0.65%) Apache
10 3 (0.48%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 82 (13.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.45%) MS Office
4 6 (0.97%) MS Project
5 5 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.65%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.48%) Tridion
4 2 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.36%) SaaS
3 12 (1.94%) Office 365
4 6 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.85%) Internet
2 14 (2.26%) HTTP
3 9 (1.45%) Intranet
4 6 (0.97%) Wireless
5 4 (0.65%) GPRS
5 4 (0.65%) UMTS
6 3 (0.48%) ATM
7 1 (0.16%) Broadband
7 1 (0.16%) Telnet
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) SAN
7 1 (0.16%) SSH
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
7 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (54.93%) SQL Server
2 82 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (9.37%) NoSQL
4 45 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 32 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (4.68%) MySQL
8 24 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (3.23%) MongoDB
10 17 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
13 12 (1.94%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.78%) RavenDB
14 11 (1.78%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (0.97%) Big Data
17 4 (0.65%) QlikView
17 4 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
17 4 (0.65%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 110 (17.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 102 (16.48%) Visual Studio
3 54 (8.72%) NUnit
4 47 (7.59%) Git (software)
5 40 (6.46%) Subversion
5 40 (6.46%) Moq
6 37 (5.98%) MSTest
7 33 (5.33%) Rhino Mocks
8 20 (3.23%) JIRA
9 19 (3.07%) Selenium
9 19 (3.07%) SpecFlow
10 11 (1.78%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.29%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (1.13%) Xcode
13 6 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
14 5 (0.81%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.65%) Bitbucket
16 3 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
16 3 (0.48%) Grunt
General
1 70 (11.31%) Finance
2 18 (2.91%) Marketing
3 13 (2.10%) Retail
4 9 (1.45%) Automotive
5 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.13%) Back Office
5 7 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.81%) Electronics
8 2 (0.32%) Legal
8 2 (0.32%) Banking
8 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) Law
9 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 542 (87.56%) Developer
2 357 (57.67%) .NET Developer
3 159 (25.69%) C# Developer
4 134 (21.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 116 (18.74%) ASP.NET Developer
6 101 (16.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 81 (13.09%) Senior Developer
8 71 (11.47%) Software Developer
9 61 (9.85%) Web Developer
10 57 (9.21%) Senior .NET Developer
11 45 (7.27%) Junior
11 45 (7.27%) Junior Developer
12 41 (6.62%) Graduate
13 39 (6.30%) Junior .NET Developer
14 37 (5.98%) Graduate Developer
14 37 (5.98%) Senior C# Developer
15 32 (5.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 32 (5.17%) .NET Web Developer
15 32 (5.17%) Lead Developer
16 24 (3.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 619 (100.00%) .NET
2 447 (72.21%) ASP.NET
3 304 (49.11%) HTML
4 278 (44.91%) CSS
5 254 (41.03%) WCF
6 241 (38.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 229 (37.00%) Entity Framework
8 224 (36.19%) jQuery
9 159 (25.69%) Web Services
10 127 (20.52%) XML
11 107 (17.29%) WPF
12 97 (15.67%) HTML5
13 81 (13.09%) WinForms
14 76 (12.28%) LINQ
15 75 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 75 (12.12%) Ajax
16 52 (8.40%) AngularJS
17 47 (7.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 43 (6.95%) RESTful
18 43 (6.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.56%) Inversion of Control
2 52 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 41 (6.62%) N-Tier
4 37 (5.98%) Mobile App
5 35 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.42%) User Experience
8 12 (1.94%) W3C
9 11 (1.78%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.45%) Tandem
11 7 (1.13%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.97%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.81%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.81%) E-Learning
13 5 (0.81%) Replication
13 5 (0.81%) IVR
13 5 (0.81%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.81%) Statistics
14 4 (0.65%) Cryptography
15 3 (0.48%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 165 (26.66%) Windows
2 28 (4.52%) Apple iOS
2 28 (4.52%) Android
3 14 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
5 10 (1.62%) Linux
6 8 (1.29%) UNIX
7 7 (1.13%) Windows Phone 7
7 7 (1.13%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.65%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (65.91%) MVC
2 343 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (26.98%) TDD
4 152 (24.56%) Scrum
5 136 (21.97%) OO
6 113 (18.26%) Unit Testing
7 80 (12.92%) Dependency Injection
8 72 (11.63%) Web Application Development
8 72 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (11.31%) Software Engineering
10 62 (10.02%) SOA
10 62 (10.02%) SDLC
11 53 (8.56%) Mentoring
12 52 (8.40%) Kanban
13 51 (8.24%) MVVM
14 49 (7.92%) Web Development
15 48 (7.75%) BDD
16 32 (5.17%) OOD
17 31 (5.01%) UML
18 29 (4.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 546 (88.21%) C#
2 314 (50.73%) JavaScript
3 265 (42.81%) SQL
4 105 (16.96%) VB.NET
5 94 (15.19%) T-SQL
6 45 (7.27%) VB
7 36 (5.82%) Java
8 23 (3.72%) C++
9 20 (3.23%) PHP
10 16 (2.58%) Ruby
11 15 (2.42%) VB6
11 15 (2.42%) Objective-C
12 14 (2.26%) C
13 9 (1.45%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.13%) VBA
15 6 (0.97%) PHP5
16 4 (0.65%) F#
17 3 (0.48%) XPath
18 2 (0.32%) Scala
18 2 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (12.76%) Degree
2 37 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.42%) MCP
4 12 (1.94%) MCTS
5 11 (1.78%) MCAD
5 11 (1.78%) MCSD
6 1 (0.16%) MCSE
6 1 (0.16%) CCNA
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.16%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.33%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) HL7
3 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) GAMP
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 194 (31.34%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.17%) Oracle
3 17 (2.75%) DevExpress
4 13 (2.10%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.62%) Telerik
6 8 (1.29%) Adobe
7 7 (1.13%) Apple
7 7 (1.13%) Google
8 5 (0.81%) Apigee
9 4 (0.65%) Zend
10 3 (0.48%) SAP
10 3 (0.48%) IBM
10 3 (0.48%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.32%) Ektron
11 2 (0.32%) PayPal
11 2 (0.32%) Twitter
12 1 (0.16%) Dell
12 1 (0.16%) Unisys
12 1 (0.16%) Alias
12 1 (0.16%) Red Gate
Preston, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £32-£45K
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Proteus Europe
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago