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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 51 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 305 300 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.38% 4.62% 5.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.65% 9.36% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 246 254 392
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,523 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
.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
2863 3205 4145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.16% 49.41% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2536 2861 3735
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

.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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -11 140 £37,500 -6.25% 31
Cheshire -2 94 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Merseyside +33 44 £37,500 +2.73% 8
Lancashire -7 27 £33,500 -21.17% 10
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 744 (100.00%) .NET
2 635 (85.35%) C#
3 530 (71.24%) ASP.NET
4 490 (65.86%) MVC
5 426 (57.26%) SQL
6 421 (56.59%) SQL Server
7 401 (53.90%) HTML
8 385 (51.75%) JavaScript
9 371 (49.87%) CSS
10 346 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
11 302 (40.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 272 (36.56%) WCF
13 261 (35.08%) jQuery
14 238 (31.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 221 (29.70%) Microsoft
16 181 (24.33%) Windows
17 171 (22.98%) Web Services
18 157 (21.10%) TDD
19 156 (20.97%) XML
19 156 (20.97%) OO
20 145 (19.49%) T-SQL
21 126 (16.94%) SQL Server 2008
22 125 (16.80%) Visual Studio
23 119 (15.99%) Scrum
24 118 (15.86%) LINQ
25 116 (15.59%) HTML5
26 113 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
27 109 (14.65%) VB.NET
28 104 (13.98%) Ajax
29 89 (11.96%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 89 (11.96%) IIS
2 77 (10.35%) SharePoint
3 34 (4.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 27 (3.63%) CMS
5 23 (3.09%) Node.js
6 19 (2.55%) Umbraco
7 18 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 16 (2.15%) Confluence
9 11 (1.48%) JBoss
9 11 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (1.08%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.67%) Drupal
13 4 (0.54%) WordPress
14 3 (0.40%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.88%) MS Office
3 8 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 55 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.75%) SaaS
4 6 (0.81%) Office 365
5 4 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.59%) Internet
2 32 (4.30%) HTTP
3 17 (2.28%) Wireless
4 15 (2.02%) Intranet
5 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 421 (56.59%) SQL Server
2 126 (16.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (11.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (11.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 78 (10.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 57 (7.66%) Relational Database
7 53 (7.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 51 (6.85%) MySQL
9 35 (4.70%) NoSQL
10 19 (2.55%) Big Data
11 18 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.88%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.61%) DTS
15 8 (1.08%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.94%) MongoDB
16 7 (0.94%) RavenDB
17 4 (0.54%) SQLite
18 2 (0.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 125 (16.80%) Visual Studio
2 113 (15.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (10.48%) Git (software)
4 71 (9.54%) NUnit
5 55 (7.39%) JIRA
5 55 (7.39%) Subversion
6 45 (6.05%) Moq
7 38 (5.11%) MSTest
8 33 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
9 16 (2.15%) Selenium
9 16 (2.15%) Mercurial
9 16 (2.15%) Bitbucket
10 15 (2.02%) SpecFlow
10 15 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (1.88%) WebDriver
12 13 (1.75%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (1.48%) Firebug
15 6 (0.81%) NCrunch
15 6 (0.81%) ReSharper
General
1 72 (9.68%) Finance
2 37 (4.97%) Retail
3 18 (2.42%) Marketing
4 17 (2.28%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.15%) Automotive
5 16 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.02%) Back Office
7 11 (1.48%) Law
8 7 (0.94%) Advertising
9 4 (0.54%) Banking
10 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 650 (87.37%) Developer
2 375 (50.40%) .NET Developer
3 186 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 157 (21.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 138 (18.55%) Senior Developer
6 137 (18.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 112 (15.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 97 (13.04%) Software Developer
9 89 (11.96%) Web Developer
10 80 (10.75%) Junior
11 77 (10.35%) Junior Developer
12 58 (7.80%) Senior .NET Developer
13 51 (6.85%) Junior .NET Developer
13 51 (6.85%) Senior C# Developer
13 51 (6.85%) .NET Web Developer
14 44 (5.91%) Graduate
15 42 (5.65%) Graduate Developer
16 31 (4.17%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 31 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
17 29 (3.90%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 744 (100.00%) .NET
2 530 (71.24%) ASP.NET
3 401 (53.90%) HTML
4 371 (49.87%) CSS
5 302 (40.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 272 (36.56%) WCF
7 261 (35.08%) jQuery
8 238 (31.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 171 (22.98%) Web Services
10 156 (20.97%) XML
11 118 (15.86%) LINQ
12 116 (15.59%) HTML5
13 104 (13.98%) Ajax
14 83 (11.16%) WinForms
15 80 (10.75%) WPF
15 80 (10.75%) CSS3
16 78 (10.48%) SOAP
17 75 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 70 (9.41%) JSON
19 44 (5.91%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.74%) Inversion of Control
2 62 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 44 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.24%) N-Tier
5 31 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (3.76%) Mobile App
7 27 (3.63%) W3C
8 16 (2.15%) User Experience
9 13 (1.75%) iSeries
10 12 (1.61%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.61%) Physics
11 10 (1.34%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.08%) iPad
13 7 (0.94%) iPhone
14 5 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.67%) Social Media
15 4 (0.54%) Blackberry
16 3 (0.40%) 3D Graphics
16 3 (0.40%) Statistics
16 3 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 181 (24.33%) Windows
2 33 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 31 (4.17%) Android
4 28 (3.76%) Linux
5 6 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.67%) UNIX
6 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.54%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (65.86%) MVC
2 346 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (21.10%) TDD
4 156 (20.97%) OO
5 119 (15.99%) Scrum
6 83 (11.16%) Unit Testing
7 80 (10.75%) Dependency Injection
8 69 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
9 63 (8.47%) Web Development
10 57 (7.66%) Mentoring
11 53 (7.12%) SOA
12 50 (6.72%) Web Application Development
13 47 (6.32%) Software Engineering
14 43 (5.78%) MVVM
15 42 (5.65%) Responsive Web Design
16 39 (5.24%) Kanban
16 39 (5.24%) OOD
17 37 (4.97%) BDD
18 34 (4.57%) OOP
19 33 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 635 (85.35%) C#
2 426 (57.26%) SQL
3 385 (51.75%) JavaScript
4 145 (19.49%) T-SQL
5 109 (14.65%) VB.NET
6 74 (9.95%) VB
7 30 (4.03%) PHP
8 28 (3.76%) Java
8 28 (3.76%) C++
9 17 (2.28%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.02%) PHP5
11 13 (1.75%) RPG
12 11 (1.48%) VB6
13 10 (1.34%) C
14 9 (1.21%) XPath
15 8 (1.08%) VBA
15 8 (1.08%) VBScript
16 6 (0.81%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.54%) F#
17 4 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 78 (10.48%) Degree
2 51 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.28%) MCP
4 14 (1.88%) MCSD
5 12 (1.61%) MCTS
6 11 (1.48%) ISEB
7 6 (0.81%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.81%) MCPD
7 6 (0.81%) MCAD
8 4 (0.54%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.27%) MCSE
10 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.11%) QA
2 22 (2.96%) SLA
3 7 (0.94%) WCAG
4 2 (0.27%) HL7
4 2 (0.27%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 221 (29.70%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.76%) Oracle
3 15 (2.02%) Sitecore
4 10 (1.34%) SAP
5 9 (1.21%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.08%) SYSPRO
7 7 (0.94%) Google
8 6 (0.81%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.67%) Telerik
9 5 (0.67%) Zend
10 4 (0.54%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.54%) Adobe
11 3 (0.40%) Capita
11 3 (0.40%) Open-E
11 3 (0.40%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.27%) Twitter
12 2 (0.27%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.27%) Apple
13 1 (0.13%) VMware
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