The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet 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
Internet
Rank 91 89 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Permanent jobs citing Internet 178 206 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.75% 2.90% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 18.85% 21.53%
Number of salaries quoted 156 164 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +4.00%
Internet
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1127 1093 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.39% 15.40% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 842 842 1070
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Internet
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Internet Salary Trend in the North West

Internet
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Internet Salary Histogram in the North West

Internet
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 Internet 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 -4 106 £40,000 - 22
Cheshire +8 53 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Lancashire +6 10 £55,000 +41.93% 1
Merseyside +5 3 £32,500 -5.10% 3
Internet
England

Internet
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 Internet 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 Internet.

1 157 (44.10%) .NET
2 139 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (37.92%) C#
3 135 (37.92%) ASP.NET
4 129 (36.24%) MVC
5 116 (32.58%) Windows
6 103 (28.93%) SQL Server
7 99 (27.81%) JavaScript
7 99 (27.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 90 (25.28%) HTML
8 90 (25.28%) CSS
9 88 (24.72%) TDD
10 86 (24.16%) Web Application Development
11 73 (20.51%) WCF
12 65 (18.26%) Microsoft
13 60 (16.85%) .NET Framework
14 56 (15.73%) SQL
15 55 (15.45%) jQuery
15 55 (15.45%) RESTful
16 54 (15.17%) BDD
17 50 (14.04%) Web Services
18 48 (13.48%) Node.js
19 47 (13.20%) Scrum
19 47 (13.20%) Git (software)
20 46 (12.92%) VB.NET
21 43 (12.08%) Computer Science
22 42 (11.80%) Degree
23 41 (11.52%) XML
24 39 (10.96%) Telecoms
24 39 (10.96%) Finance

Internet
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 Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (13.48%) Node.js
2 39 (10.96%) CMS
3 30 (8.43%) IIS
4 24 (6.74%) MS Exchange
5 12 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.25%) Drupal
7 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.97%) WordPress
9 6 (1.69%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.12%) Apache
12 3 (0.84%) JBoss
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle 9iAS
12 3 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
12 3 (0.84%) nginx
12 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.56%) Confluence
13 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (7.58%) MS Office
1 27 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.56%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.56%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (3.09%) Office 365
2 9 (2.53%) SaaS
3 6 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.84%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Trello
6 2 (0.56%) PaaS
6 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.71%) DNS
2 21 (5.90%) DHCP
2 21 (5.90%) TCP/IP
3 18 (5.06%) LAN
3 18 (5.06%) VoIP
3 18 (5.06%) Intranet
3 18 (5.06%) Firewall
4 17 (4.78%) Ethernet
5 16 (4.49%) WAN
5 16 (4.49%) VPN
6 15 (4.21%) HTTP
7 14 (3.93%) DECT
8 11 (3.09%) Wireless
8 11 (3.09%) iSCSI
8 11 (3.09%) NAS
9 10 (2.81%) SMTP
10 9 (2.53%) FTP
10 9 (2.53%) MPLS
11 7 (1.97%) DSL
11 7 (1.97%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (28.93%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 20 (5.62%) MySQL
4 13 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.81%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.84%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.84%) Aerospike
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.56%) DB2
11 2 (0.56%) Big Data
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (13.20%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.58%) MSTest
3 25 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (7.02%) Moq
3 25 (7.02%) NUnit
4 9 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 9 (2.53%) Subversion
4 9 (2.53%) JIRA
5 8 (2.25%) Grunt
6 7 (1.97%) Bower
6 7 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.97%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (1.97%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (1.69%) Flash Builder
8 4 (1.12%) AccuRev
9 2 (0.56%) Selenium
9 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.56%) MSI
9 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 39 (10.96%) Telecoms
1 39 (10.96%) Finance
2 33 (9.27%) Marketing
3 19 (5.34%) Games
4 8 (2.25%) Banking
5 7 (1.97%) Retail
5 7 (1.97%) Advertising
6 6 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.40%) Back Office
8 3 (0.84%) Legal
8 3 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 181 (50.84%) Developer
2 114 (32.02%) .NET Developer
3 35 (9.83%) Web Developer
4 32 (8.99%) Junior
5 31 (8.71%) Junior Developer
6 26 (7.30%) Graduate Developer
6 26 (7.30%) Graduate
6 26 (7.30%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 25 (7.02%) Junior .NET Developer
8 22 (6.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (6.18%) Analyst
9 21 (5.90%) Architect
10 20 (5.62%) Designer
11 19 (5.34%) PHP Developer
12 17 (4.78%) C# Developer
12 17 (4.78%) Business Analyst
12 17 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (3.37%) Support Engineer
13 12 (3.37%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (44.10%) .NET
2 135 (37.92%) ASP.NET
3 99 (27.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 90 (25.28%) CSS
4 90 (25.28%) HTML
5 73 (20.51%) WCF
6 60 (16.85%) .NET Framework
7 55 (15.45%) jQuery
7 55 (15.45%) RESTful
8 50 (14.04%) Web Services
9 41 (11.52%) XML
10 38 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 37 (10.39%) HTML5
12 27 (7.58%) WPF
12 27 (7.58%) WinForms
13 26 (7.30%) CSS3
14 25 (7.02%) Castle Windsor
14 25 (7.02%) Ninject
14 25 (7.02%) Spring.NET
14 25 (7.02%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.08%) Computer Science
2 36 (10.11%) User Experience
3 26 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (7.02%) Inversion of Control
5 23 (6.46%) Management Information System
5 23 (6.46%) Mobile App
6 21 (5.90%) W3C
7 14 (3.93%) Life Science
8 10 (2.81%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.81%) Mainframe
9 9 (2.53%) Tandem
9 9 (2.53%) Interactive TV
9 9 (2.53%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (1.97%) Smart Meter
11 6 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.40%) Open Source
12 5 (1.40%) BYOD
12 5 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (1.12%) IPTV
13 4 (1.12%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 116 (32.58%) Windows
2 32 (8.99%) Linux
3 26 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (5.62%) UNIX
5 20 (5.62%) Windows 7
5 20 (5.62%) Windows XP
6 17 (4.78%) Windows Vista
7 11 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (2.53%) Android
8 9 (2.53%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.28%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (39.04%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (36.24%) MVC
3 88 (24.72%) TDD
4 86 (24.16%) Web Application Development
5 54 (15.17%) BDD
6 47 (13.20%) Scrum
7 32 (8.99%) Service Delivery
8 31 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (8.71%) Kanban
9 25 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
9 25 (7.02%) MVVM
9 25 (7.02%) Project Management
10 23 (6.46%) OO
11 21 (5.90%) Web Development
12 20 (5.62%) Domain-Driven Design
12 20 (5.62%) CQRS
13 19 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (5.34%) E-Commerce
14 18 (5.06%) Web Design
15 16 (4.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 135 (37.92%) C#
2 99 (27.81%) JavaScript
3 56 (15.73%) SQL
4 46 (12.92%) VB.NET
5 34 (9.55%) Ruby
6 33 (9.27%) PHP
7 29 (8.15%) Java
8 27 (7.58%) VB
9 7 (1.97%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.69%) C++
11 4 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.12%) VC++
11 4 (1.12%) Python
12 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.84%) VBScript
12 3 (0.84%) XPath
13 2 (0.56%) PHP5
13 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.56%) RPG
13 2 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (11.80%) Degree
2 15 (4.21%) MCSE
2 15 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.93%) ISEB
4 10 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.40%) CCSE
5 5 (1.40%) CCNP
5 5 (1.40%) JNCIS
6 4 (1.12%) CCNA
7 3 (0.84%) CCDA
7 3 (0.84%) CCIE
7 3 (0.84%) CCSP
7 3 (0.84%) MCP
7 3 (0.84%) CISSP
7 3 (0.84%) MCITP
7 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.84%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.56%) MOS
8 2 (0.56%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.90%) SLA
2 12 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.09%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.25%) QA
4 8 (2.25%) ISO 14001
5 6 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (10.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.40%) vCloud
4 4 (1.12%) vSphere
5 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.56%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.28%) XenApp
6 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.12%) Kibana
2 4 (1.12%) SCCM
2 4 (1.12%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.84%) Nagios
3 3 (0.84%) Puppet
4 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.56%) vMotion
4 2 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.56%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.56%) OpenView
4 2 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.28%) MOM
5 1 (0.28%) SCOM
5 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.28%) Cisco LMS
5 1 (0.28%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 65 (18.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.49%) Cisco
3 15 (4.21%) Adobe
3 15 (4.21%) Oracle
4 13 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.65%) VMware
5 10 (2.81%) IBM
6 9 (2.53%) Zend
7 6 (1.69%) Avaya
7 6 (1.69%) HP
8 5 (1.40%) EMC
8 5 (1.40%) Nortel
8 5 (1.40%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.12%) Mitel
9 4 (1.12%) SAP
9 4 (1.12%) Juniper
10 3 (0.84%) NetApp
10 3 (0.84%) Apple
10 3 (0.84%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.84%) Ektron
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
IS Recruitment Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits and bonuses)
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits + relocation where appropriate
Posted: 3 days ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Edison Technical Recruitment
Posted: 10 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago