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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 56 52 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 238 314 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.18% 4.54% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.26% 11.17% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 223 247 268
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £29,875
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
.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
2113 2810 3249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.09% 40.67% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2483 2897
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

.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 February 2016.

.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 February 2016. 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 +24 147 £47,500 +26.66% 35
Cheshire -16 54 £40,000 +14.28% 14
Merseyside -12 28 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Lancashire -5 3 £37,500 +11.94% 4
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 509 (100.00%) .NET
2 482 (94.70%) C#
3 382 (75.05%) ASP.NET
4 327 (64.24%) MVC
5 323 (63.46%) SQL Server
6 300 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
7 280 (55.01%) Entity Framework
8 246 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 227 (44.60%) HTML
10 225 (44.20%) JavaScript
11 222 (43.61%) CSS
12 210 (41.26%) WCF
13 189 (37.13%) SQL
14 187 (36.74%) TDD
15 144 (28.29%) jQuery
16 142 (27.90%) OO
17 135 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 129 (25.34%) ASP.NET Web API
19 128 (25.15%) WPF
20 123 (24.17%) Web Application Development
21 122 (23.97%) Visual Studio
22 114 (22.40%) Team Foundation Server
23 108 (21.22%) Node.js
24 102 (20.04%) NoSQL
25 101 (19.84%) Web Services
25 101 (19.84%) Windows
26 100 (19.65%) BDD
27 88 (17.29%) Microsoft
28 86 (16.90%) Git (software)
29 85 (16.70%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 108 (21.22%) Node.js
2 24 (4.72%) CMS
2 24 (4.72%) IIS
3 13 (2.55%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.96%) ColdFusion
5 9 (1.77%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.98%) Kentico
7 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.98%) Sitefinity
8 4 (0.79%) EPiServer CMS
9 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.20%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 28 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.39%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.20%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.20%) Lawson
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.98%) SaaS
5 3 (0.59%) Office 365
6 2 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.59%) Internet
2 26 (5.11%) HTTP
3 3 (0.59%) Intranet
4 2 (0.39%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) FTP
5 1 (0.20%) SMTP
5 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (63.46%) SQL Server
2 102 (20.04%) NoSQL
3 69 (13.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 67 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (4.91%) MySQL
6 25 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (3.73%) Relational Database
9 17 (3.34%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 14 (2.75%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
14 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 122 (23.97%) Visual Studio
2 114 (22.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 86 (16.90%) Git (software)
4 39 (7.66%) NUnit
5 33 (6.48%) MSTest
6 29 (5.70%) Moq
7 24 (4.72%) Subversion
8 23 (4.52%) Rhino Mocks
9 18 (3.54%) JIRA
9 18 (3.54%) Selenium
10 12 (2.36%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.98%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.59%) AccuRev
14 3 (0.59%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.59%) Grunt
14 3 (0.59%) JUnit
14 3 (0.59%) Ranorex
14 3 (0.59%) ReSharper
General
1 23 (4.52%) Advertising
2 22 (4.32%) Finance
3 20 (3.93%) Marketing
4 19 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.16%) Legal
5 11 (2.16%) Retail
6 10 (1.96%) Back Office
7 3 (0.59%) Games
7 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.39%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 431 (84.68%) Developer
2 343 (67.39%) .NET Developer
3 225 (44.20%) C# Developer
4 177 (34.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 128 (25.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 113 (22.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 105 (20.63%) Senior Developer
8 83 (16.31%) Senior C# Developer
9 67 (13.16%) .NET Software Developer
9 67 (13.16%) Senior .NET Developer
10 66 (12.97%) Lead Developer
10 66 (12.97%) Software Developer
11 57 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 56 (11.00%) C# Software Developer
12 56 (11.00%) Lead C# Developer
13 54 (10.61%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 45 (8.84%) SQL Developer
15 42 (8.25%) Lead .NET Developer
16 39 (7.66%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 38 (7.47%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 509 (100.00%) .NET
2 382 (75.05%) ASP.NET
3 280 (55.01%) Entity Framework
4 246 (48.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 227 (44.60%) HTML
6 222 (43.61%) CSS
7 210 (41.26%) WCF
8 144 (28.29%) jQuery
9 135 (26.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 129 (25.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 128 (25.15%) WPF
12 101 (19.84%) Web Services
13 84 (16.50%) LINQ
14 73 (14.34%) RESTful
15 69 (13.56%) WinForms
16 68 (13.36%) AngularJS
17 62 (12.18%) Ajax
18 58 (11.39%) REST
19 54 (10.61%) XML
20 39 (7.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.02%) Enterprise Software
2 43 (8.45%) N-Tier
3 40 (7.86%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.52%) Inversion of Control
5 18 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 12 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.57%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.57%) Physics
9 5 (0.98%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (0.59%) Chip and PIN
10 3 (0.59%) Contactless
10 3 (0.59%) Statistics
11 2 (0.39%) APACS
11 2 (0.39%) EMV
11 2 (0.39%) NHS
11 2 (0.39%) Tandem
11 2 (0.39%) W3C
12 1 (0.20%) Replication
12 1 (0.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 101 (19.84%) Windows
2 10 (1.96%) Android
3 5 (0.98%) Mac OS X
3 5 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (64.24%) MVC
2 300 (58.94%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (36.74%) TDD
4 142 (27.90%) OO
5 123 (24.17%) Web Application Development
6 100 (19.65%) BDD
7 85 (16.70%) Scrum
8 59 (11.59%) OOP
9 53 (10.41%) SOA
10 51 (10.02%) Kanban
11 47 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (8.25%) Unit Testing
13 41 (8.06%) Software Engineering
14 39 (7.66%) Mentoring
15 31 (6.09%) Project Management
16 29 (5.70%) MVVM
17 27 (5.30%) SDLC
18 26 (5.11%) Dependency Injection
19 25 (4.91%) Front End Development
19 25 (4.91%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 482 (94.70%) C#
2 225 (44.20%) JavaScript
3 189 (37.13%) SQL
4 67 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 64 (12.57%) Ruby
6 58 (11.39%) VB.NET
7 48 (9.43%) VB
8 43 (8.45%) Java
9 33 (6.48%) PHP
10 18 (3.54%) TypeScript
11 12 (2.36%) PHP 5
11 12 (2.36%) VB6
12 9 (1.77%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.18%) C
14 4 (0.79%) Python
14 4 (0.79%) XPath
15 3 (0.59%) Scala
16 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.39%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (7.07%) Degree
2 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.79%) MCP
4 3 (0.59%) MCSE
5 1 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.72%) QA
2 7 (1.38%) HL7
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.57%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 88 (17.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.52%) Facebook
3 12 (2.36%) EPiServer
4 9 (1.77%) Adobe
4 9 (1.77%) Twitter
5 8 (1.57%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.57%) Telerik
6 7 (1.38%) Oracle
7 6 (1.18%) Google
8 3 (0.59%) Progress
9 2 (0.39%) SAP
10 1 (0.20%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.20%) iManage
10 1 (0.20%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.20%) PayPal
10 1 (0.20%) Xamarin
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