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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1274 1795 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.64% 24.13% 27.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.26% 54.61% 56.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1555 1691
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 £30,000 £26,000 £24,500
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
2696 3287 3282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.44% 44.18% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 2780 2943
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 £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 September 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 September 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 -5 680 £40,000 - 189
Cheshire -2 361 £40,000 +9.58% 84
Lancashire 0 139 £35,000 -7.56% 32
Merseyside -1 81 £36,000 -10.00% 36
Cumbria +1 8 £35,000 +12.90% 5
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2024 (79.75%) C#
2 1579 (62.21%) ASP.NET
3 1403 (55.28%) SQL Server
4 1276 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
5 1181 (46.53%) MVC
6 1029 (40.54%) HTML
7 979 (38.57%) SQL
8 934 (36.80%) JavaScript
9 865 (34.08%) CSS
10 710 (27.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 680 (26.79%) TDD
12 664 (26.16%) WCF
13 606 (23.88%) Microsoft
14 570 (22.46%) jQuery
15 534 (21.04%) .NET Framework
16 507 (19.98%) Scrum
17 495 (19.50%) Web Services
18 390 (15.37%) HTML5
19 370 (14.58%) XML
20 362 (14.26%) Finance
21 343 (13.51%) VB.NET
22 325 (12.81%) Web Application Development
23 323 (12.73%) Windows
24 322 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
25 315 (12.41%) Java
26 309 (12.17%) Visual Studio
27 308 (12.14%) OO
28 301 (11.86%) AngularJS
29 282 (11.11%) WPF
30 272 (10.72%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 204 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 146 (5.75%) Node.js
3 128 (5.04%) IIS
4 92 (3.62%) CMS
5 84 (3.31%) Umbraco
6 68 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 62 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 36 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 33 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.71%) JBoss
11 15 (0.59%) Apache
12 14 (0.55%) Kentico
12 14 (0.55%) Sitefinity
13 13 (0.51%) Drupal
14 12 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
15 11 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.43%) WordPress
16 9 (0.35%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.32%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.32%) Alfresco
Applications
1 228 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 59 (2.32%) MS Office
3 33 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 27 (1.06%) InfoPath
5 20 (0.79%) Fireworks
6 16 (0.63%) MS Project
6 16 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.079%) InDesign
11 1 (0.039%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 56 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.59%) Tridion
3 14 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.32%) SAP Business One
6 6 (0.24%) Magento
6 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.16%) Exstream
8 3 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.12%) Line 50
8 3 (0.12%) Line 500
8 3 (0.12%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.079%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.079%) Primavera
9 2 (0.079%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.079%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.039%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.039%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 93 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.58%) Office 365
3 33 (1.30%) SaaS
4 24 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.39%) GitHub
6 4 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.079%) Force.com
8 1 (0.039%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.57%) Internet
2 38 (1.50%) Intranet
3 27 (1.06%) HTTP
4 24 (0.95%) Wireless
5 10 (0.39%) Broadband
6 7 (0.28%) GPRS
6 7 (0.28%) UMTS
7 6 (0.24%) FTP
8 5 (0.20%) Extranet
9 4 (0.16%) DNS
9 4 (0.16%) WAN
9 4 (0.16%) LAN
9 4 (0.16%) SMS
10 2 (0.079%) DHCP
10 2 (0.079%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.039%) VPN
11 1 (0.039%) SSL
11 1 (0.039%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (0.039%) Skype
11 1 (0.039%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1403 (55.28%) SQL Server
2 227 (8.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 197 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 129 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 111 (4.37%) NoSQL
6 87 (3.43%) MySQL
7 76 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 62 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 61 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 48 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (1.62%) MongoDB
12 36 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (1.02%) Oracle Database
14 22 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 21 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
16 20 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
17 18 (0.71%) Big Data
18 17 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
19 14 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
20 12 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 309 (12.17%) Visual Studio
2 220 (8.67%) NUnit
3 213 (8.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 136 (5.36%) Git (software)
5 114 (4.49%) MSTest
6 112 (4.41%) Rhino Mocks
6 112 (4.41%) Subversion
7 109 (4.29%) Moq
8 99 (3.90%) Selenium
9 48 (1.89%) Jenkins
10 45 (1.77%) SpecFlow
11 42 (1.65%) JIRA
12 36 (1.42%) Cucumber
13 31 (1.22%) SoapUI
14 27 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 23 (0.91%) TeamCity
16 21 (0.83%) ReSharper
16 21 (0.83%) Grunt
17 20 (0.79%) WebDriver
18 18 (0.71%) HP UFT
General
1 362 (14.26%) Finance
2 91 (3.59%) Games
2 91 (3.59%) Retail
3 75 (2.96%) Marketing
4 63 (2.48%) Advertising
5 32 (1.26%) Banking
6 31 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.06%) Back Office
8 27 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 22 (0.87%) Legal
10 14 (0.55%) Law
11 13 (0.51%) Music Industry
12 12 (0.47%) Electronics
13 6 (0.24%) Automotive
14 5 (0.20%) Billing
15 3 (0.12%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.12%) Local Government
16 2 (0.079%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1959 (77.19%) Developer
2 1153 (45.43%) .NET Developer
3 600 (23.64%) C# Developer
4 455 (17.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 318 (12.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 316 (12.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 293 (11.54%) Web Developer
8 261 (10.28%) Software Developer
9 260 (10.24%) Senior Developer
10 159 (6.26%) Analyst
11 149 (5.87%) .NET Web Developer
12 142 (5.59%) C# Web Developer
13 138 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
14 113 (4.45%) Senior C# Developer
15 94 (3.70%) Junior
16 93 (3.66%) Lead Developer
17 91 (3.59%) Junior Developer
18 77 (3.03%) Graduate
19 76 (2.99%) Software Engineer
20 73 (2.88%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1579 (62.21%) ASP.NET
2 1029 (40.54%) HTML
3 865 (34.08%) CSS
4 710 (27.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 664 (26.16%) WCF
6 570 (22.46%) jQuery
7 534 (21.04%) .NET Framework
8 495 (19.50%) Web Services
9 390 (15.37%) HTML5
10 370 (14.58%) XML
11 301 (11.86%) AngularJS
12 282 (11.11%) WPF
13 247 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
14 235 (9.26%) LINQ
15 232 (9.14%) Entity Framework
16 186 (7.33%) Ajax
17 184 (7.25%) RESTful
18 176 (6.93%) CSS3
19 149 (5.87%) SOAP
20 147 (5.79%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 150 (5.91%) Mobile App
2 145 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 141 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 108 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
5 79 (3.11%) N-Tier
6 72 (2.84%) User Experience
7 69 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.46%) NHS
9 33 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 29 (1.14%) iPhone
11 26 (1.02%) Streaming Music
12 24 (0.95%) Replication
13 19 (0.75%) Tandem
13 19 (0.75%) Client/Server
13 19 (0.75%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.63%) Social Media
15 13 (0.51%) W3C
15 13 (0.51%) Mainframe
16 10 (0.39%) Xbox
17 9 (0.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 323 (12.73%) Windows
2 120 (4.73%) Android
3 80 (3.15%) Apple iOS
4 40 (1.58%) Linux
5 24 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (0.63%) UNIX
7 15 (0.59%) Windows Phone
8 14 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
9 11 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
10 8 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.28%) Windows CE
12 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.079%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1276 (50.28%) Agile Software Development
2 1181 (46.53%) MVC
3 680 (26.79%) TDD
4 507 (19.98%) Scrum
5 325 (12.81%) Web Application Development
6 322 (12.69%) Continuous Integration
7 308 (12.14%) OO
8 272 (10.72%) BDD
9 253 (9.97%) Dependency Injection
10 252 (9.93%) Software Engineering
11 224 (8.83%) Web Development
12 222 (8.75%) SDLC
13 173 (6.82%) Unit Testing
14 170 (6.70%) Kanban
15 143 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 137 (5.40%) Project Management
17 127 (5.00%) E-Commerce
18 125 (4.93%) MVVM
19 118 (4.65%) SOA
20 105 (4.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2024 (79.75%) C#
2 979 (38.57%) SQL
3 934 (36.80%) JavaScript
4 343 (13.51%) VB.NET
5 315 (12.41%) Java
6 260 (10.24%) T-SQL
7 186 (7.33%) VB
8 131 (5.16%) PHP
9 89 (3.51%) C++
10 74 (2.92%) Ruby
11 51 (2.01%) C
11 51 (2.01%) VBA
12 45 (1.77%) PL/SQL
13 28 (1.10%) VB6
14 26 (1.02%) Python
15 21 (0.83%) Objective-C
16 16 (0.63%) VBScript
17 11 (0.43%) Scala
18 10 (0.39%) Perl
19 9 (0.35%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 268 (10.56%) Degree
2 53 (2.09%) ISEB
3 51 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 23 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 20 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 18 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.63%) HND
9 9 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.32%) MCSD
11 6 (0.24%) MCP
12 5 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.12%) PMP
14 2 (0.079%) MCTS
14 2 (0.079%) MCITP
14 2 (0.079%) MCPD
14 2 (0.079%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.079%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (5.00%) QA
2 23 (0.91%) HL7
3 18 (0.71%) SLA
4 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.16%) DICOM
5 2 (0.079%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.079%) WAI
5 2 (0.079%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.20%) vSphere
4 1 (0.039%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.16%) Puppet
4 2 (0.079%) Oozie
4 2 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.039%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 606 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 127 (5.00%) Oracle
3 48 (1.89%) Sitecore
3 48 (1.89%) Facebook
4 38 (1.50%) Google
5 34 (1.34%) SAP
6 31 (1.22%) Adobe
7 25 (0.99%) HP
8 24 (0.95%) Telerik
9 22 (0.87%) IBM
9 22 (0.87%) Apple
10 19 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 17 (0.67%) Twitter
11 17 (0.67%) Xamarin
12 16 (0.63%) Capita
13 11 (0.43%) VMware
13 11 (0.43%) JD Edwards
14 9 (0.35%) Zend
15 8 (0.32%) DevExpress
16 7 (0.28%) EPiServer
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