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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1425 1804 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.99% 25.41% 30.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.20% 54.29% 61.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1628 2074
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 £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
2629 3323 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.56% 46.81% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2219 2838 3276
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 783 £40,000 +6.66% 155
Cheshire -3 403 £40,000 +6.66% 91
Lancashire +1 105 £35,000 - 40
Merseyside -5 104 £40,000 +3.89% 35
Cumbria -11 14 £23,000 -24.59% 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2313 (79.76%) C#
2 1857 (64.03%) ASP.NET
3 1585 (54.66%) SQL Server
4 1358 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
5 1284 (44.28%) MVC
6 1191 (41.07%) SQL
7 1169 (40.31%) HTML
8 1130 (38.97%) JavaScript
9 997 (34.38%) CSS
10 788 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 726 (25.03%) Microsoft
12 698 (24.07%) TDD
13 645 (22.24%) .NET Framework
14 643 (22.17%) jQuery
15 635 (21.90%) WCF
16 585 (20.17%) Scrum
17 497 (17.14%) Windows
18 491 (16.93%) Web Services
19 489 (16.86%) VB.NET
20 435 (15.00%) HTML5
21 433 (14.93%) OO
22 420 (14.48%) XML
23 346 (11.93%) Degree
24 343 (11.83%) Web Application Development
25 339 (11.69%) Finance
26 318 (10.97%) Java
26 318 (10.97%) Visual Studio
27 308 (10.62%) Software Engineering
28 297 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
29 291 (10.03%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 222 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 164 (5.66%) IIS
3 158 (5.45%) Node.js
4 104 (3.59%) CMS
5 93 (3.21%) Umbraco
5 93 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 59 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 35 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (0.62%) Apache
10 16 (0.55%) WordPress
10 16 (0.55%) NServiceBus
11 14 (0.48%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.34%) Confluence
13 9 (0.31%) Sitefinity
14 8 (0.28%) JBoss
14 8 (0.28%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 291 (10.03%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.41%) MS Office
3 28 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.66%) InfoPath
5 14 (0.48%) MS Project
6 9 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.069%) Mingle
10 1 (0.034%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.034%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 43 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.31%) Tridion
4 8 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.17%) Magento
7 4 (0.14%) Exstream
8 3 (0.10%) Line 50
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.034%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.034%) Sage CRM
9 1 (0.034%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 143 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (1.55%) SaaS
3 38 (1.31%) Office 365
4 36 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.24%) Silverpop
7 6 (0.21%) Yammer
8 4 (0.14%) GitHub
8 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.10%) Force.com
10 2 (0.069%) Trello
11 1 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 157 (5.41%) Internet
2 85 (2.93%) HTTP
3 37 (1.28%) Intranet
4 26 (0.90%) Wireless
5 17 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.55%) DNS
7 14 (0.48%) SMTP
8 12 (0.41%) SAN
8 12 (0.41%) NAS
9 9 (0.31%) Broadband
10 6 (0.21%) FTP
10 6 (0.21%) Firewall
11 4 (0.14%) LAN
11 4 (0.14%) ATM
12 3 (0.10%) WAN
13 2 (0.069%) DHCP
13 2 (0.069%) UMTS
13 2 (0.069%) GPRS
13 2 (0.069%) SSL
13 2 (0.069%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1585 (54.66%) SQL Server
2 273 (9.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 179 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 152 (5.24%) MySQL
5 134 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 122 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 85 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 84 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 75 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 57 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 53 (1.83%) MongoDB
12 33 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 33 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
13 31 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (0.72%) Big Data
15 14 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
15 14 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (0.48%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.38%) RavenDB
17 9 (0.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 318 (10.97%) Visual Studio
2 227 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 216 (7.45%) NUnit
4 173 (5.97%) Git (software)
5 162 (5.59%) Subversion
6 132 (4.55%) Moq
7 118 (4.07%) Rhino Mocks
8 110 (3.79%) MSTest
9 104 (3.59%) Selenium
10 77 (2.66%) SpecFlow
11 66 (2.28%) JIRA
12 50 (1.72%) TeamCity
13 36 (1.24%) SoapUI
14 34 (1.17%) Jenkins
15 27 (0.93%) Hudson
16 23 (0.79%) Mercurial
17 22 (0.76%) WebDriver
18 20 (0.69%) Cucumber
19 17 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 15 (0.52%) Grunt
General
1 339 (11.69%) Finance
2 104 (3.59%) Marketing
3 97 (3.34%) Retail
4 78 (2.69%) Games
5 59 (2.03%) Advertising
6 47 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.31%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.21%) Back Office
9 34 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 23 (0.79%) Billing
11 21 (0.72%) Music Industry
12 20 (0.69%) Automotive
13 16 (0.55%) Electronics
13 16 (0.55%) Banking
14 11 (0.38%) Law
15 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.24%) Local Government
17 5 (0.17%) Legal
18 1 (0.034%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.034%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2214 (76.34%) Developer
2 1359 (46.86%) .NET Developer
3 647 (22.31%) C# Developer
4 509 (17.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 384 (13.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 368 (12.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 320 (11.03%) Senior Developer
8 282 (9.72%) Software Developer
9 267 (9.21%) Web Developer
10 191 (6.59%) Senior .NET Developer
11 182 (6.28%) Analyst
12 150 (5.17%) Junior
13 145 (5.00%) Junior Developer
14 137 (4.72%) Senior C# Developer
15 125 (4.31%) .NET Web Developer
16 108 (3.72%) Development Manager
17 84 (2.90%) Lead Developer
18 81 (2.79%) Architect
18 81 (2.79%) Team Leader
19 80 (2.76%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1857 (64.03%) ASP.NET
2 1169 (40.31%) HTML
3 997 (34.38%) CSS
4 788 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 645 (22.24%) .NET Framework
6 643 (22.17%) jQuery
7 635 (21.90%) WCF
8 491 (16.93%) Web Services
9 435 (15.00%) HTML5
10 420 (14.48%) XML
11 240 (8.28%) WPF
12 235 (8.10%) LINQ
13 215 (7.41%) Entity Framework
14 207 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 207 (7.14%) Ajax
15 186 (6.41%) CSS3
16 172 (5.93%) WinForms
17 171 (5.90%) RESTful
18 170 (5.86%) AngularJS
19 150 (5.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 192 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (4.90%) Mobile App
2 142 (4.90%) Enterprise Software
3 136 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 125 (4.31%) Inversion of Control
5 115 (3.97%) N-Tier
6 97 (3.34%) User Experience
7 51 (1.76%) Management Information System
8 39 (1.34%) iPhone
9 34 (1.17%) Client/Server
10 28 (0.97%) W3C
11 27 (0.93%) NHS
12 26 (0.90%) Streaming Music
13 25 (0.86%) Social Media
14 24 (0.83%) Replication
15 17 (0.59%) Open Source
16 16 (0.55%) Mainframe
17 14 (0.48%) Mathematics
18 12 (0.41%) Social Network
18 12 (0.41%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 497 (17.14%) Windows
2 161 (5.55%) Android
3 118 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 67 (2.31%) Linux
5 34 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (1.07%) UNIX
7 24 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
8 18 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
11 3 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.069%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.069%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.069%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.034%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.034%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.034%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.034%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1358 (46.83%) Agile Software Development
2 1284 (44.28%) MVC
3 698 (24.07%) TDD
4 585 (20.17%) Scrum
5 433 (14.93%) OO
6 343 (11.83%) Web Application Development
7 308 (10.62%) Software Engineering
8 297 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
9 289 (9.97%) Web Development
10 262 (9.03%) BDD
11 250 (8.62%) Dependency Injection
12 197 (6.79%) Unit Testing
13 168 (5.79%) Mentoring
14 158 (5.45%) OOP
15 155 (5.34%) Kanban
16 146 (5.03%) SOA
17 145 (5.00%) Project Management
18 132 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
19 115 (3.97%) CRM
20 103 (3.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2313 (79.76%) C#
2 1191 (41.07%) SQL
3 1130 (38.97%) JavaScript
4 489 (16.86%) VB.NET
5 318 (10.97%) Java
6 247 (8.52%) VB
7 224 (7.72%) T-SQL
8 159 (5.48%) PHP
9 105 (3.62%) C++
10 96 (3.31%) Ruby
11 65 (2.24%) Objective-C
12 54 (1.86%) C
13 50 (1.72%) VB6
14 42 (1.45%) VBA
15 36 (1.24%) Python
15 36 (1.24%) Apple Swift
16 29 (1.00%) PowerShell
17 25 (0.86%) VBScript
18 24 (0.83%) PL/SQL
19 23 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 346 (11.93%) Degree
2 74 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (2.00%) ISEB
4 28 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 26 (0.90%) MCP
6 25 (0.86%) Security Cleared
7 21 (0.72%) MCSD
8 14 (0.48%) MCTS
9 13 (0.45%) HND
10 11 (0.38%) MCAD
10 11 (0.38%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.34%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.10%) PMP
13 3 (0.10%) MCPD
14 2 (0.069%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.069%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (4.76%) QA
2 24 (0.83%) SLA
3 19 (0.66%) WAI
4 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.21%) WCAG
6 5 (0.17%) HL7
7 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.14%) GAMP
8 2 (0.069%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.069%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 9 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (0.21%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.14%) Puppet
4 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.14%) Kibana
5 1 (0.034%) MOM
5 1 (0.034%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 726 (25.03%) Microsoft
2 146 (5.03%) Oracle
3 59 (2.03%) Facebook
4 53 (1.83%) Google
5 52 (1.79%) Telerik
6 45 (1.55%) Xamarin
7 42 (1.45%) Sitecore
8 37 (1.28%) Twitter
9 36 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 31 (1.07%) EPiServer
11 25 (0.86%) DevExpress
12 23 (0.79%) SAP
13 18 (0.62%) Adobe
13 18 (0.62%) VMware
14 15 (0.52%) Business Objects
14 15 (0.52%) Zend
15 14 (0.48%) Apple
16 13 (0.45%) HP
16 13 (0.45%) Eloqua
17 10 (0.34%) IronPort
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