The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1015 1504 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.91% 21.28% 24.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.36% 52.29% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 925 1336 1473
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
.NET
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
2099 2876 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.05% 40.70% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 2538 2894
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
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

.NET
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the North West region.

.NET Salary Trend in the North West

.NET
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

.NET Salary Histogram in the North West

.NET
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 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 +1 607 £44,500 +15.58% 180
Cheshire -3 250 £37,500 -6.25% 73
Merseyside -6 90 £37,500 - 25
Lancashire -7 59 £36,250 +3.57% 22
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing .NET 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.

1 1807 (81.18%) C#
2 1332 (59.84%) ASP.NET
3 1254 (56.33%) SQL Server
4 1061 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
5 1039 (46.68%) MVC
6 902 (40.52%) SQL
7 779 (35.00%) HTML
8 771 (34.64%) JavaScript
9 711 (31.94%) CSS
10 667 (29.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 615 (27.63%) TDD
12 566 (25.43%) WCF
13 534 (23.99%) jQuery
14 512 (23.00%) .NET Framework
15 445 (19.99%) Microsoft
16 396 (17.79%) Web Services
17 389 (17.48%) Scrum
18 365 (16.40%) Windows
19 335 (15.05%) OO
20 333 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 321 (14.42%) VB.NET
22 311 (13.97%) Web Application Development
23 303 (13.61%) Visual Studio
24 300 (13.48%) Java
25 296 (13.30%) T-SQL
25 296 (13.30%) WPF
26 286 (12.85%) Entity Framework
27 283 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
28 280 (12.58%) XML
29 268 (12.04%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 203 (9.12%) Node.js
2 123 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 117 (5.26%) CMS
4 76 (3.41%) IIS
5 60 (2.70%) Umbraco
6 54 (2.43%) BizTalk Server
7 32 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 30 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (1.35%) WordPress
9 29 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.76%) ColdFusion
12 16 (0.72%) Alfresco
13 15 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
14 13 (0.58%) Kentico
15 10 (0.45%) Drupal
15 10 (0.45%) Sitefinity
16 9 (0.40%) JBoss
17 8 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
17 8 (0.36%) Liferay
Applications
1 168 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 17 (0.76%) MS Office
4 12 (0.54%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.090%) InDesign
9 2 (0.090%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.045%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 42 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.99%) Visualfiles
3 11 (0.49%) SDL Web 8
4 9 (0.40%) SAP Business One
4 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
7 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.090%) Exstream
8 2 (0.090%) HFM
8 2 (0.090%) Magento
8 2 (0.090%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.045%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.045%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.045%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 107 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.30%) SaaS
4 17 (0.76%) Office 365
5 10 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.45%) GitHub
6 4 (0.18%) Force.com
7 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.090%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.090%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.090%) AWS CloudTrail
8 2 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.045%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.045%) IaaS
9 1 (0.045%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.045%) PaaS
9 1 (0.045%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (4.81%) Internet
2 34 (1.53%) HTTP
3 33 (1.48%) Intranet
4 10 (0.45%) Network Security
5 6 (0.27%) SAN
6 5 (0.22%) DNS
6 5 (0.22%) LAN
6 5 (0.22%) WAN
7 4 (0.18%) Firewall
8 2 (0.090%) Skype
8 2 (0.090%) SMTP
8 2 (0.090%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.045%) DHCP
9 1 (0.045%) Extranet
9 1 (0.045%) FTP
9 1 (0.045%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.045%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.045%) SMS
9 1 (0.045%) SSL
9 1 (0.045%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1254 (56.33%) SQL Server
2 212 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 199 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 163 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 137 (6.15%) NoSQL
6 119 (5.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 81 (3.64%) MySQL
8 69 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 67 (3.01%) Relational Database
10 54 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 48 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 47 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
13 36 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
14 20 (0.90%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.81%) Big Data
15 18 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (0.76%) MS Access
17 14 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 303 (13.61%) Visual Studio
2 283 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 215 (9.66%) NUnit
4 155 (6.96%) MSTest
5 154 (6.92%) Git (software)
6 112 (5.03%) Moq
7 97 (4.36%) Rhino Mocks
8 89 (4.00%) Subversion
9 76 (3.41%) Selenium
10 45 (2.02%) JIRA
11 39 (1.75%) HP UFT
12 30 (1.35%) Jenkins
13 24 (1.08%) Cucumber
13 24 (1.08%) SpecFlow
14 19 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 17 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 15 (0.67%) WebDriver
17 11 (0.49%) ReSharper
17 11 (0.49%) TeamCity
18 10 (0.45%) Mercurial
General
1 268 (12.04%) Finance
2 95 (4.27%) Games
3 88 (3.95%) Marketing
4 65 (2.92%) Advertising
5 43 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 41 (1.84%) Legal
6 41 (1.84%) Retail
7 28 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.17%) Banking
9 24 (1.08%) Back Office
10 18 (0.81%) Law
11 11 (0.49%) Electronics
12 9 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.27%) Publishing
15 5 (0.22%) Automotive
16 4 (0.18%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.045%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1607 (72.19%) Developer
2 1152 (51.75%) .NET Developer
3 752 (33.78%) C# Developer
4 602 (27.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 432 (19.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 359 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 286 (12.85%) Senior Developer
8 225 (10.11%) Software Developer
9 190 (8.54%) SQL Developer
10 184 (8.27%) .NET Software Developer
11 180 (8.09%) Web Developer
12 173 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 171 (7.68%) Senior .NET Developer
14 160 (7.19%) C# Software Developer
15 154 (6.92%) Senior C# Developer
16 138 (6.20%) Analyst
17 119 (5.35%) .NET Web Developer
18 114 (5.12%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 110 (4.94%) C# Web Developer
20 108 (4.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1332 (59.84%) ASP.NET
2 779 (35.00%) HTML
3 711 (31.94%) CSS
4 667 (29.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 566 (25.43%) WCF
6 534 (23.99%) jQuery
7 512 (23.00%) .NET Framework
8 396 (17.79%) Web Services
9 333 (14.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 296 (13.30%) WPF
11 286 (12.85%) Entity Framework
12 280 (12.58%) XML
13 255 (11.46%) LINQ
14 252 (11.32%) AngularJS
15 236 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web API
16 235 (10.56%) HTML5
17 179 (8.04%) RESTful
18 172 (7.73%) CSS3
19 168 (7.55%) Ajax
20 145 (6.51%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 120 (5.39%) Mobile App
2 109 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
4 99 (4.45%) Computer Science
5 92 (4.13%) Inversion of Control
6 71 (3.19%) N-Tier
7 62 (2.79%) User Experience
8 30 (1.35%) iPhone
9 29 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 18 (0.81%) Client/Server
10 18 (0.81%) Streaming Music
11 14 (0.63%) Social Media
12 13 (0.58%) Mathematics
12 13 (0.58%) W3C
13 12 (0.54%) Social Network
14 11 (0.49%) Data Centre
14 11 (0.49%) Informatics
14 11 (0.49%) Online Games
14 11 (0.49%) Physics
14 11 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 365 (16.40%) Windows
2 93 (4.18%) Android
3 56 (2.52%) Linux
4 51 (2.29%) Apple iOS
5 40 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 36 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (1.17%) Unix
8 9 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.090%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.045%) HPUX
12 1 (0.045%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.045%) Solaris
12 1 (0.045%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.045%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1061 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
2 1039 (46.68%) MVC
3 615 (27.63%) TDD
4 389 (17.48%) Scrum
5 335 (15.05%) OO
6 311 (13.97%) Web Application Development
7 260 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
8 237 (10.65%) BDD
9 235 (10.56%) Software Engineering
10 180 (8.09%) Dependency Injection
11 178 (8.00%) OOP
12 177 (7.95%) Web Development
13 169 (7.59%) Kanban
14 157 (7.05%) Project Management
15 142 (6.38%) Mentoring
16 139 (6.24%) SDLC
17 126 (5.66%) SOA
18 123 (5.53%) E-Commerce
19 111 (4.99%) MVVM
20 95 (4.27%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1807 (81.18%) C#
2 902 (40.52%) SQL
3 771 (34.64%) JavaScript
4 321 (14.42%) VB.NET
5 300 (13.48%) Java
6 296 (13.30%) T-SQL
7 135 (6.06%) PHP
8 129 (5.80%) VB
9 113 (5.08%) Ruby
10 104 (4.67%) C++
11 43 (1.93%) C
12 40 (1.80%) VB6
13 39 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 35 (1.57%) Python
15 34 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 25 (1.12%) PowerShell
16 25 (1.12%) VBA
17 23 (1.03%) Perl
18 19 (0.85%) TypeScript
19 13 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 221 (9.93%) Degree
2 46 (2.07%) ISEB
3 30 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 21 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.45%) CHECK Team Leader
7 10 (0.45%) CREST Certified
8 8 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (0.31%) HND
9 7 (0.31%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.18%) MCP
11 4 (0.18%) MCSE
11 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.090%) ACCA
13 1 (0.045%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.85%) QA
2 19 (0.85%) SLA
3 9 (0.40%) HL7
4 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.090%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.045%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.36%) vSphere
4 6 (0.27%) Docker
5 4 (0.18%) SRDF
5 4 (0.18%) Xen
5 4 (0.18%) XenServer
6 2 (0.090%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.090%) vCloud
7 1 (0.045%) Postfix
7 1 (0.045%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.045%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.36%) Perfmon
3 5 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.22%) Puppet
3 5 (0.22%) Wonderware InTouch
4 4 (0.18%) Cobbler
4 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.13%) BladeLogic
5 3 (0.13%) LiteSpeed
6 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.090%) SCCM
6 2 (0.090%) SCOM
6 2 (0.090%) vRealize
7 1 (0.045%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.045%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.045%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.045%) WMI
Vendors
1 445 (19.99%) Microsoft
2 94 (4.22%) Oracle
3 44 (1.98%) Facebook
4 41 (1.84%) SAP
5 40 (1.80%) Google
6 36 (1.62%) Sitecore
7 33 (1.48%) Adobe
8 30 (1.35%) IBM
9 29 (1.30%) EPiServer
9 29 (1.30%) Twitter
10 17 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (0.72%) Xamarin
12 15 (0.67%) HP
12 15 (0.67%) Telerik
13 11 (0.49%) BEA
14 10 (0.45%) VMware
15 9 (0.40%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.40%) Remedy
16 8 (0.36%) Sencha
17 7 (0.31%) Wonderware
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