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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 33 53 71
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +18
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 460 316 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.19% 4.56% 3.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.03% 9.55% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 387 285 251
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 £43,500 £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
3279 3308 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.11% 47.76% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2776 2970 3180
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 £26,000
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 1 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 1 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 +6 212 £40,000 +11.11% 32
Cheshire +23 133 £30,750 -12.14% 13
Lancashire +24 69 £37,500 +11.94% 4
Merseyside +16 46 £41,500 +27.69% 8
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 842 (100.00%) .NET
2 743 (88.24%) C#
3 591 (70.19%) ASP.NET
4 548 (65.08%) SQL Server
5 505 (59.98%) MVC
6 434 (51.54%) JavaScript
7 427 (50.71%) HTML
8 424 (50.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 423 (50.24%) SQL
10 399 (47.39%) CSS
11 382 (45.37%) WCF
12 322 (38.24%) jQuery
13 311 (36.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 233 (27.67%) Microsoft
15 211 (25.06%) SQL Server 2008
16 209 (24.82%) LINQ
16 209 (24.82%) TDD
17 205 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
18 202 (23.99%) OO
19 187 (22.21%) Web Services
20 177 (21.02%) WPF
21 170 (20.19%) XML
22 152 (18.05%) Team Foundation Server
23 133 (15.80%) T-SQL
24 132 (15.68%) Windows
25 129 (15.32%) SQL Server 2012
26 124 (14.73%) VB.NET
26 124 (14.73%) Ajax
27 119 (14.13%) Scrum
28 116 (13.78%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 97 (11.52%) IIS
2 61 (7.24%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.61%) CMS
4 21 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (1.78%) Umbraco
7 13 (1.54%) NServiceBus
8 9 (1.07%) ColdFusion
9 7 (0.83%) Drupal
10 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.36%) Node.js
12 2 (0.24%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.24%) Confluence
13 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.12%) Apache
Applications
1 92 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.14%) MS Office
3 8 (0.95%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.95%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.24%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.43%) Trello
3 6 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.59%) GitHub
5 4 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (6.53%) Internet
2 19 (2.26%) Intranet
3 10 (1.19%) Wireless
4 8 (0.95%) HTTP
5 6 (0.71%) RFID
6 2 (0.24%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 211 (25.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (15.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 96 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 84 (9.98%) SQL Server 2005
7 57 (6.77%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.09%) MySQL
9 22 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.31%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.83%) DTS
14 7 (0.83%) Big Data
15 5 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.59%) SQLite
16 4 (0.48%) NoSQL
16 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 152 (18.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 116 (13.78%) Visual Studio
3 81 (9.62%) NUnit
4 59 (7.01%) Moq
5 37 (4.39%) MSTest
6 33 (3.92%) Subversion
7 32 (3.80%) JIRA
8 30 (3.56%) Rhino Mocks
9 19 (2.26%) SpecFlow
10 18 (2.14%) Selenium
11 14 (1.66%) Git (software)
12 9 (1.07%) PowerBuilder
13 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.24%) Mercurial
14 2 (0.24%) StyleCop
14 2 (0.24%) NDepend
14 2 (0.24%) LLBLGen Pro
14 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (9.86%) Finance
2 24 (2.85%) Retail
3 18 (2.14%) Marketing
4 15 (1.78%) Legal
5 12 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.43%) Billing
6 11 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 8 (0.95%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.95%) Advertising
8 6 (0.71%) Banking
9 5 (0.59%) Games
10 4 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 753 (89.43%) Developer
2 432 (51.31%) .NET Developer
3 271 (32.19%) C# Developer
4 231 (27.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 194 (23.04%) Senior Developer
6 162 (19.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 155 (18.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 108 (12.83%) Web Developer
9 101 (12.00%) Software Developer
10 94 (11.16%) Senior .NET Developer
11 91 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
12 67 (7.96%) Junior
13 66 (7.84%) Junior Developer
14 57 (6.77%) Lead Developer
15 55 (6.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 51 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
17 45 (5.34%) Graduate
18 41 (4.87%) Junior .NET Developer
18 41 (4.87%) .NET Software Developer
19 40 (4.75%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 842 (100.00%) .NET
2 591 (70.19%) ASP.NET
3 427 (50.71%) HTML
4 424 (50.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 399 (47.39%) CSS
6 382 (45.37%) WCF
7 322 (38.24%) jQuery
8 311 (36.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 209 (24.82%) LINQ
10 187 (22.21%) Web Services
11 177 (21.02%) WPF
12 170 (20.19%) XML
13 124 (14.73%) Ajax
14 104 (12.35%) WinForms
14 104 (12.35%) SOAP
15 95 (11.28%) HTML5
16 84 (9.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 76 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 74 (8.79%) REST
18 74 (8.79%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 81 (9.62%) Computer Science
2 38 (4.51%) Inversion of Control
3 36 (4.28%) N-Tier
4 30 (3.56%) W3C
5 29 (3.44%) Mathematics
5 29 (3.44%) Physics
6 21 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.26%) Blog
8 18 (2.14%) Tandem
9 11 (1.31%) Social Media
10 10 (1.19%) iSeries
11 7 (0.83%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.71%) iPad
12 6 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (0.59%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.59%) EMV
13 5 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (0.59%) APACS
13 5 (0.59%) New Media
13 5 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 132 (15.68%) Windows
2 24 (2.85%) Apple iOS
3 13 (1.54%) Android
4 10 (1.19%) Linux
5 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.71%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.59%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.24%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (59.98%) MVC
2 209 (24.82%) TDD
3 205 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (23.99%) OO
5 119 (14.13%) Scrum
6 95 (11.28%) Web Development
7 91 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 73 (8.67%) Software Engineering
9 68 (8.08%) OOD
10 63 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (6.65%) Web Application Development
12 55 (6.53%) BDD
13 51 (6.06%) E-Commerce
14 49 (5.82%) Kanban
15 40 (4.75%) Dependency Injection
16 39 (4.63%) MVVM
17 38 (4.51%) Project Management
18 37 (4.39%) SOA
18 37 (4.39%) UML
19 32 (3.80%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 743 (88.24%) C#
2 434 (51.54%) JavaScript
3 423 (50.24%) SQL
4 133 (15.80%) T-SQL
5 124 (14.73%) VB.NET
6 60 (7.13%) VB
7 41 (4.87%) Java
8 20 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 15 (1.78%) TypeScript
10 13 (1.54%) PHP
11 11 (1.31%) VBA
12 10 (1.19%) RPG
13 9 (1.07%) VBScript
14 8 (0.95%) XPath
15 6 (0.71%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.71%) VB6
16 5 (0.59%) PHP5
17 4 (0.48%) X++
18 3 (0.36%) C++
19 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 109 (12.95%) Degree
2 22 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.43%) MCP
3 12 (1.43%) ISEB
3 12 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.07%) MCSE
6 5 (0.59%) MCSD
7 1 (0.12%) MCPD
7 1 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.66%) QA
2 13 (1.54%) SLA
3 9 (1.07%) WCAG
4 3 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.95%) OpenView
Vendors
1 233 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.99%) Oracle
3 12 (1.43%) Remedy
4 10 (1.19%) SAP
4 10 (1.19%) JBoss
5 9 (1.07%) Adobe
5 9 (1.07%) Twitter
6 8 (0.95%) Xamarin
6 8 (0.95%) HP
6 8 (0.95%) IBM
7 7 (0.83%) Zend
7 7 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.48%) SYSPRO
8 4 (0.48%) Telerik
8 4 (0.48%) BMC
9 3 (0.36%) Sencha
10 2 (0.24%) LexisNexis
10 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.24%) Sitecore
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