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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 100 97 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Permanent jobs citing Internet 166 198 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.51% 2.86% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.60% 20.06% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 141 157 240
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
1137 987 1328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.21% 14.26% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 873 763 1045
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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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 -2 104 £45,000 +25.00% 18
Cheshire -1 46 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Lancashire +8 9 £55,000 +41.93% 1
Merseyside -7 3 £32,500 -5.10% 3
Internet
England

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 174 (44.50%) .NET
2 144 (36.83%) ASP.NET
3 143 (36.57%) C#
4 137 (35.04%) Windows
4 137 (35.04%) MVC
5 130 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (28.39%) SQL Server
7 109 (27.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 96 (24.55%) TDD
9 94 (24.04%) JavaScript
9 94 (24.04%) Web Application Development
10 86 (21.99%) HTML
11 84 (21.48%) CSS
12 78 (19.95%) Microsoft
13 69 (17.65%) WCF
14 66 (16.88%) BDD
15 61 (15.60%) RESTful
16 57 (14.58%) Node.js
16 57 (14.58%) SQL
17 53 (13.55%) Git (software)
18 52 (13.30%) .NET Framework
18 52 (13.30%) Finance
19 50 (12.79%) jQuery
20 46 (11.76%) Ruby
20 46 (11.76%) NoSQL
20 46 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
21 45 (11.51%) VB.NET
22 44 (11.25%) UNIX
23 42 (10.74%) Telecoms
24 41 (10.49%) Scrum

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 57 (14.58%) Node.js
2 33 (8.44%) CMS
3 30 (7.67%) IIS
4 27 (6.91%) MS Exchange
5 14 (3.58%) Drupal
5 14 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (3.32%) SharePoint
7 11 (2.81%) WordPress
8 10 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (2.56%) Joomla!
9 9 (2.30%) Apache
10 5 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.28%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.28%) nginx
11 4 (1.02%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.77%) JBoss
13 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.51%) Mule
13 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 33 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.02%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.51%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.60%) SaaS
2 15 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.07%) Office 365
4 11 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.77%) IaaS
5 3 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.51%) Trello
6 2 (0.51%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (9.46%) DNS
2 29 (7.42%) TCP/IP
3 25 (6.39%) Firewall
4 21 (5.37%) Intranet
4 21 (5.37%) DHCP
5 19 (4.86%) Ethernet
6 18 (4.60%) VoIP
7 17 (4.35%) LAN
7 17 (4.35%) SMTP
8 16 (4.09%) VPN
9 15 (3.84%) DECT
9 15 (3.84%) iSCSI
10 14 (3.58%) NAS
10 14 (3.58%) WAN
11 12 (3.07%) HTTP
12 11 (2.81%) Wireless
13 9 (2.30%) FTP
13 9 (2.30%) Broadband
13 9 (2.30%) MPLS
14 7 (1.79%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (28.39%) SQL Server
2 46 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 26 (6.65%) MySQL
4 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.77%) Aerospike
7 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.51%) DB2
8 2 (0.51%) MS Access
9 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (13.55%) Git (software)
2 27 (6.91%) MSTest
3 25 (6.39%) Rhino Mocks
3 25 (6.39%) Moq
3 25 (6.39%) NUnit
4 10 (2.56%) Flash Builder
5 7 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (1.53%) Grunt
7 5 (1.28%) Bower
7 5 (1.28%) JIRA
7 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.02%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.51%) MSI
9 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.51%) Ant
9 2 (0.51%) JUnit
9 2 (0.51%) AccuRev
9 2 (0.51%) Selenium
9 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 52 (13.30%) Finance
2 42 (10.74%) Telecoms
3 37 (9.46%) Marketing
4 23 (5.88%) Games
5 7 (1.79%) Banking
5 7 (1.79%) Retail
5 7 (1.79%) Advertising
6 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.77%) Billing
8 2 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Legal
9 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 190 (48.59%) Developer
2 126 (32.23%) .NET Developer
3 44 (11.25%) Designer
4 42 (10.74%) Architect
5 36 (9.21%) Junior
5 36 (9.21%) Web Developer
6 35 (8.95%) Junior Developer
7 33 (8.44%) Infrastructure Designer
8 32 (8.18%) Infrastructure Architect
9 26 (6.65%) Graduate Developer
9 26 (6.65%) Graduate
9 26 (6.65%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 25 (6.39%) Junior .NET Developer
11 20 (5.12%) ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (4.35%) PHP Developer
13 16 (4.09%) Analyst
14 15 (3.84%) C# Developer
14 15 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
15 12 (3.07%) Front-End Developer
15 12 (3.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (44.50%) .NET
2 144 (36.83%) ASP.NET
3 109 (27.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 86 (21.99%) HTML
5 84 (21.48%) CSS
6 69 (17.65%) WCF
7 61 (15.60%) RESTful
8 52 (13.30%) .NET Framework
9 50 (12.79%) jQuery
10 46 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 38 (9.72%) HTML5
12 37 (9.46%) Web Services
12 37 (9.46%) XML
13 34 (8.70%) Middleware
14 32 (8.18%) CSS3
15 27 (6.91%) AngularJS
15 27 (6.91%) WPF
16 25 (6.39%) Castle Windsor
16 25 (6.39%) Ninject
16 25 (6.39%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 33 (8.44%) Mainframe
3 32 (8.18%) Tandem
3 32 (8.18%) IBM Mainframe
4 28 (7.16%) User Experience
5 25 (6.39%) Inversion of Control
6 23 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (5.37%) Mobile App
8 17 (4.35%) Management Information System
9 15 (3.84%) W3C
9 15 (3.84%) Life Science
10 9 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.79%) Smart Meter
12 6 (1.53%) NHS
13 5 (1.28%) Informatics
13 5 (1.28%) Open Source
14 4 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 4 (1.02%) Social Media
14 4 (1.02%) iPhone
15 3 (0.77%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 137 (35.04%) Windows
2 44 (11.25%) UNIX
3 37 (9.46%) Linux
4 29 (7.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (7.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (6.14%) Windows XP
7 20 (5.12%) Windows Vista
7 20 (5.12%) Windows 7
8 12 (3.07%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.53%) Android
11 4 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.51%) Debian
13 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (35.04%) MVC
2 130 (33.25%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (24.55%) TDD
4 94 (24.04%) Web Application Development
5 66 (16.88%) BDD
6 41 (10.49%) Scrum
7 39 (9.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (7.93%) Project Management
8 31 (7.93%) Kanban
9 30 (7.67%) Problem Management
9 30 (7.67%) Risk Analysis
10 29 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (6.39%) Dependency Injection
11 25 (6.39%) MVVM
11 25 (6.39%) Service Delivery
12 20 (5.12%) Domain-Driven Design
12 20 (5.12%) CQRS
13 19 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (4.86%) OO
14 18 (4.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 143 (36.57%) C#
2 94 (24.04%) JavaScript
3 57 (14.58%) SQL
4 46 (11.76%) Ruby
5 45 (11.51%) VB.NET
6 31 (7.93%) PHP
7 26 (6.65%) Java
7 26 (6.65%) VB
8 9 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.79%) Python
10 4 (1.02%) Perl
11 3 (0.77%) VBScript
12 2 (0.51%) RPG
12 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.51%) C++
12 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.51%) XPath
12 2 (0.51%) PHP5
13 1 (0.26%) Erlang
13 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (7.93%) Degree
2 19 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (4.60%) MCSE
4 15 (3.84%) ISEB
5 14 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.05%) CCNP
7 5 (1.28%) CCNA
7 5 (1.28%) CCSE
7 5 (1.28%) JNCIS
8 4 (1.02%) MCP
9 3 (0.77%) MCSA
9 3 (0.77%) CCDA
9 3 (0.77%) CISSP
9 3 (0.77%) CCSP
9 3 (0.77%) MCITP
9 3 (0.77%) JNCIA
10 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.51%) MOS
10 2 (0.51%) Avaya Certification
10 2 (0.51%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.63%) SLA
2 11 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.56%) ISO 14001
3 10 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 10 (2.56%) QA
4 7 (1.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (9.46%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.05%) vSphere
3 7 (1.79%) vCloud
4 3 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.51%) XenApp
5 2 (0.51%) Varnish
5 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.51%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.28%) Puppet
3 4 (1.02%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.02%) Kibana
3 4 (1.02%) vMotion
3 4 (1.02%) SCCM
4 3 (0.77%) SCOM
4 3 (0.77%) Nagios
5 2 (0.51%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.51%) OpenNMS
5 2 (0.51%) OpenView
5 2 (0.51%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.26%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.26%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.26%) MOM
Vendors
1 78 (19.95%) Microsoft
2 34 (8.70%) IBM
3 19 (4.86%) Cisco
4 18 (4.60%) VMware
5 17 (4.35%) Adobe
6 15 (3.84%) Oracle
7 8 (2.05%) Avaya
7 8 (2.05%) Juniper
7 8 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.79%) Zend
9 6 (1.53%) EMC
9 6 (1.53%) Nortel
9 6 (1.53%) HP
10 5 (1.28%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.02%) Google
11 4 (1.02%) SAP
11 4 (1.02%) Mitel
12 3 (0.77%) BT
12 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.77%) Apple
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Roc Search
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 25000-38000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 25000-38000 Per Annum 24 - 38K + excellent Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive
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Rochdale, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
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Rochdale, Lancashire
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