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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1286 1697 2147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.00% 24.09% 28.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.77% 55.08% 59.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1118 1483 1941
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 £27,500 £25,000
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
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
2637 3081 3612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.01% 43.73% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2227 2592 3230
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 £50,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

.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 1 July 2015.

.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 1 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 -2 657 £40,000 +2.56% 163
Cheshire -3 357 £40,000 +11.11% 91
Lancashire 0 161 £32,500 -7.14% 44
Merseyside -4 88 £35,000 -9.09% 29
Cumbria +6 13 £29,000 +34.88% 4
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 2222 (80.13%) C#
2 1749 (63.07%) ASP.NET
3 1533 (55.28%) SQL Server
4 1388 (50.05%) Agile Software Development
5 1267 (45.69%) MVC
6 1118 (40.32%) HTML
7 1081 (38.98%) SQL
8 1045 (37.68%) JavaScript
9 940 (33.90%) CSS
10 746 (26.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 708 (25.53%) Microsoft
12 680 (24.52%) WCF
13 674 (24.31%) TDD
14 614 (22.14%) .NET Framework
15 609 (21.96%) jQuery
16 592 (21.35%) Scrum
17 522 (18.82%) Web Services
18 438 (15.80%) HTML5
19 423 (15.25%) Windows
20 422 (15.22%) XML
21 393 (14.17%) VB.NET
22 373 (13.45%) OO
23 357 (12.87%) Finance
24 331 (11.94%) Degree
25 325 (11.72%) Web Application Development
26 323 (11.65%) Java
27 316 (11.40%) Visual Studio
28 314 (11.32%) Software Engineering
29 301 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
30 294 (10.60%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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
1 194 (7.00%) SharePoint
2 144 (5.19%) IIS
3 139 (5.01%) Node.js
4 86 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
5 82 (2.96%) CMS
6 73 (2.63%) Umbraco
7 66 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 29 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (0.61%) Apache
11 16 (0.58%) JBoss
12 11 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.40%) Drupal
13 9 (0.32%) Kentico
14 8 (0.29%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.29%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.25%) SAS
15 7 (0.25%) Sitefinity
16 6 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 294 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 54 (1.95%) MS Office
3 32 (1.15%) InfoPath
4 28 (1.01%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.76%) MS Project
6 18 (0.65%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.58%) Fireworks
8 12 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.072%) InDesign
12 1 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
12 1 (0.036%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.036%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 58 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.58%) Tridion
3 15 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.22%) Exstream
5 6 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.18%) Magento
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.11%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.11%) Line 500
7 3 (0.11%) Line 50
8 1 (0.036%) SyteLine
8 1 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.036%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.036%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 120 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (1.80%) Office 365
3 42 (1.51%) SaaS
4 18 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.22%) GitHub
6 5 (0.18%) Yammer
7 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.11%) Force.com
8 1 (0.036%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.036%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.036%) Heroku
8 1 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 125 (4.51%) Internet
2 53 (1.91%) HTTP
3 31 (1.12%) Intranet
4 24 (0.87%) Wireless
5 11 (0.40%) Broadband
6 9 (0.32%) GPRS
6 9 (0.32%) UMTS
6 9 (0.32%) DNS
7 5 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.18%) SMTP
7 5 (0.18%) SAN
7 5 (0.18%) NAS
8 4 (0.14%) FTP
8 4 (0.14%) Extranet
8 4 (0.14%) ATM
8 4 (0.14%) WAN
8 4 (0.14%) LAN
9 3 (0.11%) SSL
10 2 (0.072%) SSH
10 2 (0.072%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1533 (55.28%) SQL Server
2 249 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 190 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 112 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 110 (3.97%) MySQL
6 99 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 88 (3.17%) Relational Database
8 71 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 49 (1.77%) MongoDB
11 40 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 37 (1.33%) RDBMS
13 36 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
14 29 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (0.69%) Oracle Database
16 15 (0.54%) Big Data
16 15 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
17 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (0.29%) QlikView
18 8 (0.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 316 (11.40%) Visual Studio
2 238 (8.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 214 (7.72%) NUnit
4 128 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 122 (4.40%) Moq
6 120 (4.33%) Subversion
7 119 (4.29%) Rhino Mocks
8 107 (3.86%) MSTest
9 92 (3.32%) Selenium
10 69 (2.49%) SpecFlow
11 44 (1.59%) SoapUI
12 40 (1.44%) JIRA
13 39 (1.41%) Jenkins
14 34 (1.23%) TeamCity
15 26 (0.94%) Hudson
16 23 (0.83%) Cucumber
16 23 (0.83%) Grunt
17 16 (0.58%) Bower
17 16 (0.58%) WebDriver
18 14 (0.50%) ReSharper
General
1 357 (12.87%) Finance
2 89 (3.21%) Retail
3 80 (2.88%) Marketing
4 78 (2.81%) Games
5 62 (2.24%) Advertising
6 45 (1.62%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.08%) Back Office
10 22 (0.79%) Banking
11 21 (0.76%) Music Industry
12 17 (0.61%) Billing
13 16 (0.58%) Electronics
14 10 (0.36%) Automotive
14 10 (0.36%) Legal
15 9 (0.32%) Local Government
16 7 (0.25%) Law
17 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.072%) Aerospace
18 2 (0.072%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2118 (76.38%) Developer
2 1258 (45.37%) .NET Developer
3 646 (23.30%) C# Developer
4 491 (17.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 352 (12.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 339 (12.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 303 (10.93%) Senior Developer
8 285 (10.28%) Software Developer
9 266 (9.59%) Web Developer
10 173 (6.24%) Analyst
11 168 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
12 136 (4.90%) Senior C# Developer
13 127 (4.58%) Junior
14 122 (4.40%) Junior Developer
15 120 (4.33%) .NET Web Developer
16 104 (3.75%) Lead Developer
17 102 (3.68%) C# Web Developer
18 91 (3.28%) Software Engineer
19 82 (2.96%) Graduate
20 80 (2.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1749 (63.07%) ASP.NET
2 1118 (40.32%) HTML
3 940 (33.90%) CSS
4 746 (26.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 680 (24.52%) WCF
6 614 (22.14%) .NET Framework
7 609 (21.96%) jQuery
8 522 (18.82%) Web Services
9 438 (15.80%) HTML5
10 422 (15.22%) XML
11 281 (10.13%) WPF
12 257 (9.27%) AngularJS
13 253 (9.12%) LINQ
14 248 (8.94%) Entity Framework
15 227 (8.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 201 (7.25%) Ajax
17 181 (6.53%) RESTful
18 180 (6.49%) CSS3
19 178 (6.42%) WinForms
20 170 (6.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 153 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 145 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 117 (4.22%) Inversion of Control
5 109 (3.93%) N-Tier
6 104 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 81 (2.92%) User Experience
8 45 (1.62%) Management Information System
9 39 (1.41%) NHS
10 32 (1.15%) Replication
10 32 (1.15%) iPhone
11 29 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 26 (0.94%) Streaming Music
13 23 (0.83%) Social Media
14 20 (0.72%) Tandem
15 18 (0.65%) Mathematics
16 17 (0.61%) W3C
17 15 (0.54%) Mainframe
18 14 (0.50%) Data Centre
19 10 (0.36%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 423 (15.25%) Windows
2 141 (5.08%) Android
3 97 (3.50%) Apple iOS
4 52 (1.88%) Linux
5 27 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
6 22 (0.79%) UNIX
7 20 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 16 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
12 9 (0.32%) Windows CE
13 6 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.072%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.036%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1388 (50.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1267 (45.69%) MVC
3 674 (24.31%) TDD
4 592 (21.35%) Scrum
5 373 (13.45%) OO
6 325 (11.72%) Web Application Development
7 314 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 301 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
9 261 (9.41%) Dependency Injection
10 259 (9.34%) BDD
11 253 (9.12%) Web Development
12 224 (8.08%) SDLC
13 221 (7.97%) Unit Testing
14 159 (5.73%) Kanban
15 156 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 149 (5.37%) Project Management
17 131 (4.72%) SOA
18 124 (4.47%) E-Commerce
19 119 (4.29%) UML
19 119 (4.29%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2222 (80.13%) C#
2 1081 (38.98%) SQL
3 1045 (37.68%) JavaScript
4 393 (14.17%) VB.NET
5 323 (11.65%) Java
6 252 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 236 (8.51%) VB
8 131 (4.72%) PHP
9 107 (3.86%) C++
10 74 (2.67%) Ruby
11 57 (2.06%) C
12 55 (1.98%) VBA
13 46 (1.66%) VB6
14 39 (1.41%) Objective-C
15 36 (1.30%) Python
16 31 (1.12%) PL/SQL
17 20 (0.72%) VBScript
18 19 (0.69%) Perl
19 15 (0.54%) Apple Swift
20 13 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 331 (11.94%) Degree
2 66 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (1.98%) ISEB
4 31 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 23 (0.83%) ISTQB
6 22 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 20 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.58%) MCSD
9 15 (0.54%) MCP
10 13 (0.47%) HND
11 11 (0.40%) MCTS
12 9 (0.32%) MCAD
13 6 (0.22%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 3 (0.11%) PMP
15 3 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 2 (0.072%) MCPD
16 2 (0.072%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 2 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.87%) QA
2 29 (1.05%) SLA
3 18 (0.65%) HL7
4 9 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.32%) WAI
5 4 (0.14%) GAMP
5 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.11%) DICOM
7 2 (0.072%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.18%) vSphere
4 1 (0.036%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.14%) Puppet
4 3 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.11%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.11%) Kibana
5 2 (0.072%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.072%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.072%) Oozie
6 1 (0.036%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.036%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 708 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 138 (4.98%) Oracle
3 53 (1.91%) Facebook
4 43 (1.55%) Google
5 35 (1.26%) Sitecore
5 35 (1.26%) Telerik
6 27 (0.97%) Adobe
7 26 (0.94%) Business Objects
7 26 (0.94%) Twitter
8 25 (0.90%) DevExpress
9 24 (0.87%) Xamarin
10 22 (0.79%) SAP
10 22 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (0.76%) Apple
12 17 (0.61%) VMware
13 15 (0.54%) HP
14 14 (0.50%) IBM
15 10 (0.36%) Capita
15 10 (0.36%) Zend
16 8 (0.29%) JD Edwards
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