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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1284 1771 2207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.80% 25.05% 30.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.85% 55.87% 61.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1589 1997
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 £26,500 £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
2525 3170 3589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.90% 44.83% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2118 2691 3211
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -2 676 £40,000 +6.66% 185
Cheshire -3 349 £40,000 +6.66% 83
Lancashire 0 130 £35,000 - 55
Merseyside -4 98 £38,750 +3.33% 32
Cumbria 0 13 £23,000 - 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2254 (80.33%) C#
2 1781 (63.47%) ASP.NET
3 1532 (54.60%) SQL Server
4 1371 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
5 1275 (45.44%) MVC
6 1116 (39.77%) SQL
7 1114 (39.70%) HTML
8 1054 (37.56%) JavaScript
9 955 (34.03%) CSS
10 757 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 708 (25.23%) Microsoft
12 677 (24.13%) TDD
13 659 (23.49%) WCF
14 639 (22.77%) .NET Framework
15 615 (21.92%) jQuery
16 578 (20.60%) Scrum
17 505 (18.00%) Web Services
18 455 (16.22%) Windows
19 438 (15.61%) HTML5
20 436 (15.54%) VB.NET
21 423 (15.07%) XML
22 397 (14.15%) OO
23 342 (12.19%) Degree
24 333 (11.87%) Finance
25 328 (11.69%) Web Application Development
26 321 (11.44%) Java
27 320 (11.40%) Visual Studio
28 305 (10.87%) Software Engineering
29 294 (10.48%) MS Excel
30 287 (10.23%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 203 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 145 (5.17%) Node.js
3 141 (5.02%) IIS
4 90 (3.21%) SharePoint 2010
5 86 (3.06%) CMS
6 72 (2.57%) Umbraco
7 62 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 24 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (0.68%) Apache
11 14 (0.50%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.39%) NServiceBus
13 9 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (0.29%) Sitefinity
14 8 (0.29%) Joomla!
14 8 (0.29%) JBoss
15 7 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 294 (10.48%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.46%) MS Office
3 28 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 27 (0.96%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.68%) MS Project
6 14 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 9 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
11 1 (0.036%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.036%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 53 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.32%) Tridion
4 6 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.21%) Exstream
5 3 (0.11%) Magento
5 3 (0.11%) Line 50
5 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.071%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.071%) Line 500
7 1 (0.036%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.036%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 138 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (1.78%) Office 365
3 48 (1.71%) SaaS
4 28 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.21%) GitHub
5 6 (0.21%) Yammer
6 5 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.11%) Force.com
7 3 (0.11%) Silverpop
8 2 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.071%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.036%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 140 (4.99%) Internet
2 65 (2.32%) HTTP
3 39 (1.39%) Intranet
4 25 (0.89%) Wireless
5 14 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.50%) DNS
6 11 (0.39%) SMTP
6 11 (0.39%) Broadband
6 11 (0.39%) SAN
6 11 (0.39%) NAS
7 6 (0.21%) GPRS
7 6 (0.21%) UMTS
8 5 (0.18%) LAN
9 4 (0.14%) WAN
9 4 (0.14%) ATM
9 4 (0.14%) FTP
9 4 (0.14%) Firewall
10 3 (0.11%) SSL
11 2 (0.071%) DHCP
11 2 (0.071%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1532 (54.60%) SQL Server
2 243 (8.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 182 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 129 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 129 (4.60%) MySQL
5 107 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 90 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 64 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 63 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 52 (1.85%) MongoDB
10 51 (1.82%) RDBMS
11 35 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
13 28 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (0.64%) Oracle Database
14 18 (0.64%) Big Data
15 15 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (0.39%) RavenDB
17 9 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 320 (11.40%) Visual Studio
2 225 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 222 (7.91%) NUnit
4 146 (5.20%) Git (software)
5 144 (5.13%) Subversion
6 130 (4.63%) Moq
7 121 (4.31%) Rhino Mocks
8 110 (3.92%) MSTest
9 94 (3.35%) Selenium
10 79 (2.82%) SpecFlow
11 53 (1.89%) JIRA
12 44 (1.57%) SoapUI
13 42 (1.50%) TeamCity
14 36 (1.28%) Jenkins
15 29 (1.03%) Hudson
16 22 (0.78%) Cucumber
17 19 (0.68%) Grunt
18 17 (0.61%) Mercurial
19 16 (0.57%) WebDriver
20 14 (0.50%) Bower
General
1 333 (11.87%) Finance
2 89 (3.17%) Marketing
3 80 (2.85%) Retail
4 76 (2.71%) Games
5 57 (2.03%) Advertising
6 45 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.35%) Manufacturing
8 32 (1.14%) Back Office
8 32 (1.14%) Financial Institution
9 23 (0.82%) Music Industry
9 23 (0.82%) Billing
10 16 (0.57%) Electronics
10 16 (0.57%) Automotive
11 13 (0.46%) Banking
12 9 (0.32%) Local Government
13 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.18%) Law
15 4 (0.14%) Legal
16 1 (0.036%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.036%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2148 (76.55%) Developer
2 1300 (46.33%) .NET Developer
3 651 (23.20%) C# Developer
4 500 (17.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 370 (13.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 350 (12.47%) ASP.NET Developer
7 308 (10.98%) Senior Developer
8 278 (9.91%) Software Developer
9 259 (9.23%) Web Developer
10 184 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 158 (5.63%) Analyst
12 135 (4.81%) Junior
13 133 (4.74%) Senior C# Developer
14 130 (4.63%) Junior Developer
15 120 (4.28%) .NET Web Developer
16 90 (3.21%) Development Manager
17 89 (3.17%) Lead Developer
18 85 (3.03%) Graduate
19 79 (2.82%) C# Software Developer
20 77 (2.74%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1781 (63.47%) ASP.NET
2 1114 (39.70%) HTML
3 955 (34.03%) CSS
4 757 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 659 (23.49%) WCF
6 639 (22.77%) .NET Framework
7 615 (21.92%) jQuery
8 505 (18.00%) Web Services
9 438 (15.61%) HTML5
10 423 (15.07%) XML
11 256 (9.12%) WPF
12 232 (8.27%) LINQ
13 231 (8.23%) Entity Framework
14 206 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 201 (7.16%) AngularJS
16 190 (6.77%) Ajax
17 178 (6.34%) WinForms
18 174 (6.20%) CSS3
19 165 (5.88%) RESTful
20 158 (5.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 182 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (5.27%) Mobile App
3 147 (5.24%) Computer Science
4 127 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
5 120 (4.28%) Inversion of Control
6 112 (3.99%) N-Tier
7 88 (3.14%) User Experience
8 44 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 38 (1.35%) iPhone
10 34 (1.21%) Client/Server
11 29 (1.03%) NHS
11 29 (1.03%) Replication
12 26 (0.93%) Streaming Music
13 22 (0.78%) W3C
14 19 (0.68%) Social Media
15 17 (0.61%) Mathematics
15 17 (0.61%) Data Centre
16 16 (0.57%) Mainframe
17 14 (0.50%) Tandem
18 10 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 455 (16.22%) Windows
2 148 (5.27%) Android
3 101 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 57 (2.03%) Linux
5 35 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (0.96%) UNIX
7 24 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
8 21 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 17 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.32%) Windows Phone 7
13 6 (0.21%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.071%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.036%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1371 (48.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1275 (45.44%) MVC
3 677 (24.13%) TDD
4 578 (20.60%) Scrum
5 397 (14.15%) OO
6 328 (11.69%) Web Application Development
7 305 (10.87%) Software Engineering
8 287 (10.23%) Continuous Integration
9 269 (9.59%) Web Development
10 257 (9.16%) Dependency Injection
11 252 (8.98%) BDD
12 222 (7.91%) Unit Testing
13 206 (7.34%) SDLC
14 169 (6.02%) Mentoring
15 154 (5.49%) Kanban
16 150 (5.35%) Project Management
17 143 (5.10%) SOA
18 137 (4.88%) OOP
19 122 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
20 112 (3.99%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2254 (80.33%) C#
2 1116 (39.77%) SQL
3 1054 (37.56%) JavaScript
4 436 (15.54%) VB.NET
5 321 (11.44%) Java
6 248 (8.84%) VB
7 230 (8.20%) T-SQL
8 148 (5.27%) PHP
9 105 (3.74%) C++
10 82 (2.92%) Ruby
11 56 (2.00%) C
12 53 (1.89%) Objective-C
12 53 (1.89%) VB6
13 46 (1.64%) VBA
14 34 (1.21%) Python
15 26 (0.93%) Apple Swift
16 24 (0.86%) PL/SQL
16 24 (0.86%) PowerShell
17 23 (0.82%) Perl
18 19 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 342 (12.19%) Degree
2 75 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 59 (2.10%) ISEB
4 28 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 25 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 22 (0.78%) MCP
7 19 (0.68%) MCSD
8 18 (0.64%) SC Cleared
9 16 (0.57%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.53%) MCTS
11 14 (0.50%) HND
12 11 (0.39%) MCAD
13 5 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.18%) MCPD
14 4 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.11%) PMP
15 3 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 2 (0.071%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 2 (0.071%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.56%) QA
2 24 (0.86%) SLA
3 15 (0.53%) WAI
4 11 (0.39%) HL7
5 9 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.14%) GAMP
7 2 (0.071%) WCAG
7 2 (0.071%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.071%) Docker
3 2 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 9 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.14%) Kibana
4 4 (0.14%) Puppet
5 2 (0.071%) Oozie
5 2 (0.071%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.071%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.036%) MOM
6 1 (0.036%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 708 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 139 (4.95%) Oracle
3 51 (1.82%) Facebook
4 49 (1.75%) Telerik
5 44 (1.57%) Google
6 32 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 32 (1.14%) Xamarin
7 30 (1.07%) Twitter
8 27 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (0.89%) DevExpress
10 23 (0.82%) SAP
10 23 (0.82%) Adobe
11 19 (0.68%) Business Objects
12 18 (0.64%) VMware
13 17 (0.61%) Apple
13 17 (0.61%) EPiServer
14 15 (0.53%) HP
15 12 (0.43%) IBM
16 10 (0.36%) Zend
17 9 (0.32%) Symantec
Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + agency environment bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago