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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 48 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 331 393 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.15% 5.59% 4.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.59% 12.13% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 282 356 335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £24,500
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
2629 3241 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.94% 46.06% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2225 2765 3210
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -15 164 £40,000 +2.56% 27
Cheshire +13 118 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Lancashire +2 25 £35,500 -12.34% 7
Merseyside +8 18 £42,500 +13.33% 3
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 643 (100.00%) .NET
2 560 (87.09%) C#
3 476 (74.03%) ASP.NET
4 421 (65.47%) MVC
5 349 (54.28%) Agile Software Development
5 349 (54.28%) SQL Server
6 325 (50.54%) JavaScript
7 317 (49.30%) HTML
8 301 (46.81%) SQL
9 294 (45.72%) CSS
10 259 (40.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 249 (38.72%) WCF
12 227 (35.30%) jQuery
13 214 (33.28%) Entity Framework
14 205 (31.88%) Microsoft
15 175 (27.22%) TDD
16 169 (26.28%) Windows
17 157 (24.42%) Scrum
18 155 (24.11%) Web Services
19 145 (22.55%) OO
20 134 (20.84%) XML
21 114 (17.73%) VB.NET
22 109 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
23 108 (16.80%) Unit Testing
24 107 (16.64%) HTML5
25 101 (15.71%) Visual Studio
26 97 (15.09%) WPF
27 93 (14.46%) T-SQL
28 90 (14.00%) Degree
29 82 (12.75%) Dependency Injection

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 68 (10.58%) SharePoint
2 53 (8.24%) IIS
3 35 (5.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 35 (5.44%) Node.js
4 29 (4.51%) CMS
5 15 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.24%) Confluence
8 8 (1.24%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.62%) Apache
10 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.31%) WordPress
11 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 78 (12.13%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.02%) MS Office
3 7 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.93%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.16%) MS Project
7 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 24 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.31%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.35%) SaaS
3 12 (1.87%) Office 365
4 8 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.78%) GitHub
6 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 61 (9.49%) Internet
2 22 (3.42%) HTTP
3 8 (1.24%) Intranet
4 6 (0.93%) Wireless
5 3 (0.47%) ATM
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.16%) GPRS
6 1 (0.16%) UMTS
6 1 (0.16%) Telnet
6 1 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) NAS
6 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (54.28%) SQL Server
2 81 (12.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 57 (8.86%) NoSQL
4 52 (8.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 39 (6.07%) MySQL
6 37 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 14 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (2.18%) RDBMS
10 14 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.71%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.40%) Big Data
13 8 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
13 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.62%) QlikView
14 4 (0.62%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 109 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 101 (15.71%) Visual Studio
3 63 (9.80%) Git (software)
4 59 (9.18%) NUnit
5 47 (7.31%) Subversion
6 42 (6.53%) Moq
7 39 (6.07%) MSTest
8 35 (5.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 30 (4.67%) JIRA
10 19 (2.95%) SpecFlow
11 18 (2.80%) Selenium
12 12 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 12 (1.87%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.87%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.56%) TeamCity
14 8 (1.24%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.09%) Xcode
15 7 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
17 5 (0.78%) Firebug
General
1 69 (10.73%) Finance
2 21 (3.27%) Marketing
3 17 (2.64%) Retail
4 13 (2.02%) Automotive
5 11 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.24%) Back Office
8 6 (0.93%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.78%) Electronics
9 5 (0.78%) Law
10 3 (0.47%) Legal
11 2 (0.31%) Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 570 (88.65%) Developer
2 376 (58.48%) .NET Developer
3 165 (25.66%) C# Developer
4 146 (22.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 127 (19.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 111 (17.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 88 (13.69%) Senior Developer
8 75 (11.66%) Software Developer
9 64 (9.95%) Web Developer
10 57 (8.86%) Senior .NET Developer
11 54 (8.40%) Junior
12 53 (8.24%) Junior Developer
13 45 (7.00%) Junior .NET Developer
14 43 (6.69%) Graduate
15 39 (6.07%) Graduate Developer
16 36 (5.60%) Senior C# Developer
17 34 (5.29%) .NET Web Developer
18 33 (5.13%) Graduate .NET Developer
19 29 (4.51%) Lead Developer
20 24 (3.73%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (100.00%) .NET
2 476 (74.03%) ASP.NET
3 317 (49.30%) HTML
4 294 (45.72%) CSS
5 259 (40.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 249 (38.72%) WCF
7 227 (35.30%) jQuery
8 214 (33.28%) Entity Framework
9 155 (24.11%) Web Services
10 134 (20.84%) XML
11 107 (16.64%) HTML5
12 97 (15.09%) WPF
13 81 (12.60%) Ajax
14 76 (11.82%) LINQ
15 74 (11.51%) WinForms
16 69 (10.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 54 (8.40%) CSS3
18 48 (7.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 46 (7.15%) JSON
20 43 (6.69%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.49%) Inversion of Control
2 54 (8.40%) Computer Science
3 46 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (6.22%) N-Tier
5 36 (5.60%) Mobile App
6 27 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.80%) W3C
7 18 (2.80%) User Experience
8 13 (2.02%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.09%) Tandem
9 7 (1.09%) Mathematics
10 6 (0.93%) Statistics
10 6 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.78%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.78%) IVR
11 5 (0.78%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.78%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.62%) iPad
12 4 (0.62%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 169 (26.28%) Windows
2 24 (3.73%) Android
3 23 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.33%) Linux
5 13 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.87%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (1.56%) UNIX
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (65.47%) MVC
2 349 (54.28%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (27.22%) TDD
4 157 (24.42%) Scrum
5 145 (22.55%) OO
6 108 (16.80%) Unit Testing
7 82 (12.75%) Dependency Injection
8 79 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (11.20%) Web Application Development
10 69 (10.73%) Software Engineering
11 67 (10.42%) SOA
12 53 (8.24%) Web Development
12 53 (8.24%) Kanban
13 50 (7.78%) BDD
14 48 (7.47%) MVVM
15 47 (7.31%) Mentoring
16 33 (5.13%) CRM
16 33 (5.13%) OOP
17 31 (4.82%) Domain-Driven Design
18 29 (4.51%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 560 (87.09%) C#
2 325 (50.54%) JavaScript
3 301 (46.81%) SQL
4 114 (17.73%) VB.NET
5 93 (14.46%) T-SQL
6 51 (7.93%) VB
7 37 (5.75%) Java
8 26 (4.04%) PHP
9 25 (3.89%) C++
10 15 (2.33%) C
10 15 (2.33%) Ruby
10 15 (2.33%) VB6
11 14 (2.18%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.71%) VBA
14 10 (1.56%) PHP5
15 6 (0.93%) F#
15 6 (0.93%) VBScript
16 2 (0.31%) R
16 2 (0.31%) XPath
Qualifications
1 90 (14.00%) Degree
2 48 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.80%) MCP
4 15 (2.33%) MCSD
5 14 (2.18%) MCTS
6 11 (1.71%) MCAD
7 3 (0.47%) MCPD
8 1 (0.16%) MCSE
8 1 (0.16%) CCNA
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.44%) QA
2 4 (0.62%) WCAG
2 4 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.47%) GAMP
3 3 (0.47%) HL7
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 205 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.29%) Oracle
3 17 (2.64%) Sitecore
3 17 (2.64%) DevExpress
4 9 (1.40%) Adobe
4 9 (1.40%) Google
5 7 (1.09%) SAP
5 7 (1.09%) Telerik
6 5 (0.78%) Apigee
7 4 (0.62%) SYSPRO
7 4 (0.62%) Zend
7 4 (0.62%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.31%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.31%) Twitter
8 2 (0.31%) Ektron
8 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.31%) IBM
8 2 (0.31%) PayPal
9 1 (0.16%) Apple
9 1 (0.16%) Dell
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