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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 53 43 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 287 364 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.43% 5.25% 5.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.79% 11.98% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 251 301 346
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £24,800
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
2659 3038 3593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.08% 43.84% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 2549 3206
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 £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
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 July 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 July 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 -14 144 £42,500 - 37
Cheshire -9 96 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Lancashire -8 32 £36,000 +16.12% 6
Merseyside -5 11 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 622 (100.00%) .NET
2 540 (86.82%) C#
3 439 (70.58%) ASP.NET
4 394 (63.34%) MVC
5 353 (56.75%) SQL Server
6 344 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
7 314 (50.48%) JavaScript
8 297 (47.75%) HTML
9 267 (42.93%) CSS
10 255 (41.00%) WCF
11 251 (40.35%) SQL
12 247 (39.71%) Entity Framework
13 227 (36.50%) jQuery
14 224 (36.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 207 (33.28%) Microsoft
16 169 (27.17%) TDD
17 161 (25.88%) Web Services
17 161 (25.88%) Windows
18 140 (22.51%) Scrum
19 136 (21.86%) OO
20 128 (20.58%) XML
21 113 (18.17%) Team Foundation Server
22 111 (17.85%) WPF
23 109 (17.52%) Unit Testing
23 109 (17.52%) Visual Studio
24 100 (16.08%) T-SQL
25 99 (15.92%) VB.NET
26 93 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
27 89 (14.31%) HTML5
27 89 (14.31%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 44 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 33 (5.31%) IIS
3 29 (4.66%) Node.js
4 26 (4.18%) CMS
5 21 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.61%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.96%) Apache
9 4 (0.64%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.32%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 86 (13.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.77%) MS Office
4 8 (1.29%) MS Project
5 5 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.64%) Magento
4 3 (0.48%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.70%) SaaS
3 12 (1.93%) Office 365
4 6 (0.96%) GitHub
5 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.13%) Internet
2 10 (1.61%) Intranet
3 9 (1.45%) HTTP
4 8 (1.29%) Wireless
5 4 (0.64%) GPRS
5 4 (0.64%) UMTS
6 3 (0.48%) ATM
7 1 (0.16%) Broadband
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) SAN
7 1 (0.16%) Telnet
7 1 (0.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) SSH
7 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.16%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 353 (56.75%) SQL Server
2 93 (14.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (8.20%) NoSQL
4 35 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (4.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 25 (4.02%) Relational Database
7 24 (3.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 24 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (3.86%) MySQL
8 17 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 16 (2.57%) Crystal Reports
10 14 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.29%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.29%) RavenDB
12 4 (0.64%) QlikView
12 4 (0.64%) OLTP
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 113 (18.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 109 (17.52%) Visual Studio
3 46 (7.40%) NUnit
4 37 (5.95%) Moq
5 36 (5.79%) MSTest
6 33 (5.31%) Git (software)
7 31 (4.98%) Subversion
8 30 (4.82%) Rhino Mocks
9 20 (3.22%) SpecFlow
9 20 (3.22%) Selenium
10 15 (2.41%) JIRA
11 10 (1.61%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 7 (1.13%) Xcode
13 6 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
14 4 (0.64%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.64%) AccuRev
15 3 (0.48%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.48%) Grunt
16 2 (0.32%) Ranorex
General
1 86 (13.83%) Finance
2 15 (2.41%) Retail
3 12 (1.93%) Marketing
4 8 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.13%) Back Office
5 7 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.96%) Banking
7 5 (0.80%) Electronics
7 5 (0.80%) Automotive
8 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.48%) Law
9 3 (0.48%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Games
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 533 (85.69%) Developer
2 347 (55.79%) .NET Developer
3 169 (27.17%) C# Developer
4 137 (22.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 114 (18.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 98 (15.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 80 (12.86%) Senior Developer
8 74 (11.90%) Software Developer
9 57 (9.16%) Web Developer
10 54 (8.68%) Senior .NET Developer
11 42 (6.75%) Senior C# Developer
12 39 (6.27%) Junior Developer
12 39 (6.27%) Junior
13 38 (6.11%) Graduate
14 34 (5.47%) Graduate Developer
15 33 (5.31%) Lead Developer
15 33 (5.31%) Junior .NET Developer
16 31 (4.98%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 29 (4.66%) Graduate .NET Developer
18 28 (4.50%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (100.00%) .NET
2 439 (70.58%) ASP.NET
3 297 (47.75%) HTML
4 267 (42.93%) CSS
5 255 (41.00%) WCF
6 247 (39.71%) Entity Framework
7 227 (36.50%) jQuery
8 224 (36.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 161 (25.88%) Web Services
10 128 (20.58%) XML
11 111 (17.85%) WPF
12 89 (14.31%) HTML5
12 89 (14.31%) LINQ
13 83 (13.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 82 (13.18%) Ajax
15 76 (12.22%) WinForms
16 70 (11.25%) AngularJS
17 56 (9.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 46 (7.40%) RESTful
19 41 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.36%) Computer Science
2 49 (7.88%) Inversion of Control
3 46 (7.40%) N-Tier
4 36 (5.79%) Mobile App
5 34 (5.47%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.41%) User Experience
8 10 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.61%) W3C
9 9 (1.45%) Tandem
10 7 (1.13%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.13%) NHS
11 6 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.96%) Replication
12 5 (0.80%) E-Learning
12 5 (0.80%) IVR
12 5 (0.80%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.80%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.64%) Statistics
13 4 (0.64%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 161 (25.88%) Windows
2 27 (4.34%) Apple iOS
3 26 (4.18%) Android
4 18 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.09%) Windows Mobile
6 11 (1.77%) Windows Phone
6 11 (1.77%) Windows Phone 7
7 5 (0.80%) UNIX
8 4 (0.64%) Linux
8 4 (0.64%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (63.34%) MVC
2 344 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (27.17%) TDD
4 140 (22.51%) Scrum
5 136 (21.86%) OO
6 109 (17.52%) Unit Testing
7 75 (12.06%) Dependency Injection
8 71 (11.41%) SDLC
9 70 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (11.25%) Software Engineering
10 66 (10.61%) Web Application Development
11 60 (9.65%) Mentoring
12 54 (8.68%) SOA
13 51 (8.20%) MVVM
14 49 (7.88%) Kanban
15 46 (7.40%) Web Development
15 46 (7.40%) BDD
16 36 (5.79%) UML
17 35 (5.63%) OOD
18 33 (5.31%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 540 (86.82%) C#
2 314 (50.48%) JavaScript
3 251 (40.35%) SQL
4 100 (16.08%) T-SQL
5 99 (15.92%) VB.NET
6 42 (6.75%) VB
7 35 (5.63%) Java
8 23 (3.70%) PHP
9 19 (3.05%) C++
10 17 (2.73%) Ruby
11 16 (2.57%) Objective-C
12 14 (2.25%) C
13 12 (1.93%) VB6
14 7 (1.13%) VBA
15 3 (0.48%) Python
15 3 (0.48%) XPath
15 3 (0.48%) PHP5
15 3 (0.48%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.48%) F#
15 3 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 79 (12.70%) Degree
2 32 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.77%) MCP
4 9 (1.45%) MCAD
4 9 (1.45%) MCSD
4 9 (1.45%) MCTS
5 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.16%) MCSE
6 1 (0.16%) CCNA
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.31%) QA
2 10 (1.61%) HL7
3 4 (0.64%) SLA
3 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.48%) GAMP
4 3 (0.48%) DICOM
Systems Management
1 5 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 207 (33.28%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.50%) Oracle
3 17 (2.73%) DevExpress
4 12 (1.93%) Apple
5 9 (1.45%) Telerik
6 8 (1.29%) Adobe
6 8 (1.29%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.13%) Zend
8 6 (0.96%) Google
9 5 (0.80%) Apigee
10 3 (0.48%) IBM
10 3 (0.48%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.48%) InterSystems
11 2 (0.32%) Ektron
11 2 (0.32%) PayPal
12 1 (0.16%) Red Gate
12 1 (0.16%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.16%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.16%) Alias
12 1 (0.16%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 2 days ago