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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 32 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 490 296 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.69% 4.42% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.64% 9.17% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 424 258 303
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 £26,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £45,000 £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
3132 3228 3497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.76% 48.19% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2883 3130
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 October 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 October 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 +5 225 £38,750 +7.63% 40
Cheshire +21 138 £32,500 -7.14% 20
Lancashire +29 70 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Merseyside +31 56 £41,500 +15.27% 13
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 868 (100.00%) .NET
2 754 (86.87%) C#
3 582 (67.05%) ASP.NET
4 559 (64.40%) SQL Server
5 515 (59.33%) MVC
6 456 (52.53%) HTML
7 450 (51.84%) SQL
8 436 (50.23%) JavaScript
9 420 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
10 410 (47.24%) CSS
11 401 (46.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 394 (45.39%) WCF
13 325 (37.44%) jQuery
14 307 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC
15 237 (27.30%) Microsoft
16 215 (24.77%) LINQ
17 210 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
18 209 (24.08%) OO
19 207 (23.85%) Web Services
20 204 (23.50%) TDD
21 177 (20.39%) WPF
22 169 (19.47%) XML
23 160 (18.43%) T-SQL
24 153 (17.63%) Team Foundation Server
25 144 (16.59%) Windows
26 122 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012
27 118 (13.59%) Visual Studio
28 116 (13.36%) SOAP
29 113 (13.02%) Ajax
30 111 (12.79%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 99 (11.41%) IIS
2 56 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 23 (2.65%) CMS
4 19 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 16 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (1.73%) NServiceBus
6 15 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.15%) ColdFusion
8 9 (1.04%) Drupal
9 8 (0.92%) Node.js
10 7 (0.81%) Confluence
11 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.35%) Apache
13 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 97 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.96%) MS Office
3 8 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.92%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.81%) Trello
2 7 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.58%) GitHub
3 5 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (6.11%) Internet
2 18 (2.07%) Intranet
3 17 (1.96%) Wireless
4 13 (1.50%) HTTP
5 2 (0.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 559 (64.40%) SQL Server
2 210 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 122 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 106 (12.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 94 (10.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 91 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 26 (3.00%) MySQL
9 18 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.61%) Big Data
11 13 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.27%) DTS
13 9 (1.04%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.04%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.58%) SQLite
16 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 153 (17.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 118 (13.59%) Visual Studio
3 85 (9.79%) NUnit
4 58 (6.68%) Moq
5 44 (5.07%) Subversion
6 38 (4.38%) JIRA
7 37 (4.26%) MSTest
8 33 (3.80%) Git (software)
9 29 (3.34%) Rhino Mocks
10 22 (2.53%) SpecFlow
11 21 (2.42%) Selenium
12 10 (1.15%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (0.58%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.58%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.58%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (0.35%) NCrunch
15 3 (0.35%) ReSharper
16 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 99 (11.41%) Finance
2 33 (3.80%) Retail
3 20 (2.30%) Marketing
4 17 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.38%) Billing
6 11 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.15%) Back Office
7 10 (1.15%) Legal
8 8 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.92%) Advertising
9 7 (0.81%) Banking
10 6 (0.69%) Automotive
11 5 (0.58%) Games
12 3 (0.35%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
14 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 763 (87.90%) Developer
2 420 (48.39%) .NET Developer
3 262 (30.18%) C# Developer
4 213 (24.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 209 (24.08%) Senior Developer
6 147 (16.94%) ASP.NET Developer
7 137 (15.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 110 (12.67%) Software Developer
9 108 (12.44%) Web Developer
10 100 (11.52%) Senior C# Developer
11 96 (11.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 77 (8.87%) Junior
13 75 (8.64%) Junior Developer
14 57 (6.57%) Lead Developer
15 51 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
16 50 (5.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 45 (5.18%) Junior .NET Developer
18 44 (5.07%) Graduate
19 41 (4.72%) .NET Software Developer
19 41 (4.72%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 868 (100.00%) .NET
2 582 (67.05%) ASP.NET
3 456 (52.53%) HTML
4 410 (47.24%) CSS
5 401 (46.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 394 (45.39%) WCF
7 325 (37.44%) jQuery
8 307 (35.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 215 (24.77%) LINQ
10 207 (23.85%) Web Services
11 177 (20.39%) WPF
12 169 (19.47%) XML
13 116 (13.36%) SOAP
14 113 (13.02%) Ajax
15 104 (11.98%) WinForms
16 94 (10.83%) HTML5
17 87 (10.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 75 (8.64%) ADO.NET
19 72 (8.29%) REST
20 71 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 78 (8.99%) Computer Science
2 44 (5.07%) Inversion of Control
3 39 (4.49%) N-Tier
4 31 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (3.34%) Mathematics
5 29 (3.34%) Physics
6 26 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.88%) W3C
8 18 (2.07%) Tandem
9 17 (1.96%) Blog
10 14 (1.61%) iSeries
11 11 (1.27%) Social Media
11 11 (1.27%) User Experience
12 8 (0.92%) Mobile App
12 8 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (0.69%) iPad
13 6 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
14 5 (0.58%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 144 (16.59%) Windows
2 29 (3.34%) Apple iOS
3 18 (2.07%) Android
4 17 (1.96%) Linux
5 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (0.69%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (59.33%) MVC
2 420 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (24.08%) OO
4 204 (23.50%) TDD
5 107 (12.33%) Scrum
6 101 (11.64%) Web Development
7 96 (11.06%) Mentoring
8 86 (9.91%) Unit Testing
9 71 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (7.49%) Software Engineering
11 64 (7.37%) OOD
12 53 (6.11%) BDD
13 50 (5.76%) E-Commerce
14 49 (5.65%) Web Application Development
15 48 (5.53%) Kanban
16 46 (5.30%) Dependency Injection
17 41 (4.72%) SOA
18 39 (4.49%) MVVM
19 35 (4.03%) UML
19 35 (4.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 754 (86.87%) C#
2 450 (51.84%) SQL
3 436 (50.23%) JavaScript
4 160 (18.43%) T-SQL
5 111 (12.79%) VB.NET
6 61 (7.03%) VB
7 49 (5.65%) Java
8 17 (1.96%) PHP
9 15 (1.73%) TypeScript
10 14 (1.61%) RPG
11 13 (1.50%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.27%) C++
12 11 (1.27%) VBA
12 11 (1.27%) XPath
13 9 (1.04%) VBScript
14 6 (0.69%) PHP5
14 6 (0.69%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.46%) X++
15 4 (0.46%) VB6
16 3 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 98 (11.29%) Degree
2 22 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.73%) ISEB
4 13 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.04%) MCP
7 5 (0.58%) MCSD
8 3 (0.35%) MCTS
8 3 (0.35%) MCPD
8 3 (0.35%) MCSE
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.53%) SLA
2 21 (2.42%) QA
3 5 (0.58%) WCAG
4 3 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 237 (27.30%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.38%) Oracle
3 15 (1.73%) JBoss
4 11 (1.27%) Remedy
5 9 (1.04%) Zend
6 7 (0.81%) HP
6 7 (0.81%) IBM
6 7 (0.81%) Xamarin
7 6 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.46%) SYSPRO
8 4 (0.46%) BMC
9 3 (0.35%) Adobe
9 3 (0.35%) SAP
9 3 (0.35%) Twitter
9 3 (0.35%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.35%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.23%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.23%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.23%) Open-E
10 2 (0.23%) LexisNexis
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago