The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 102 116 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 17.93% 24.22% 18.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.29% 67.05% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 95 110 82
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £29,397
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,100 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Northamptonshire

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 Northampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
175 173 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 30.76% 36.12% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 164 162 166
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

.NET
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

.NET Salary Trend in Northampton

.NET
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Northampton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

1 184 (82.51%) C#
2 154 (69.06%) ASP.NET
3 139 (62.33%) SQL Server
4 110 (49.33%) HTML
5 103 (46.19%) SQL
6 94 (42.15%) CSS
7 93 (41.70%) JavaScript
8 90 (40.36%) MVC
9 83 (37.22%) VB.NET
10 72 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (31.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (30.04%) jQuery
13 63 (28.25%) Microsoft
14 59 (26.46%) Windows
14 59 (26.46%) WCF
15 54 (24.22%) TDD
16 46 (20.63%) Visual Studio
17 44 (19.73%) .NET Framework
18 41 (18.39%) XML
19 40 (17.94%) Degree
19 40 (17.94%) Mentoring
20 37 (16.59%) VB
20 37 (16.59%) T-SQL
21 36 (16.14%) JSON
22 33 (14.80%) WinForms
22 33 (14.80%) HTML5
22 33 (14.80%) Team Foundation Server
23 31 (13.90%) MS Excel
24 30 (13.45%) Finance
25 29 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 25 (11.21%) Node.js
2 19 (8.52%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (5.38%) CMS
5 7 (3.14%) IIS
6 6 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.90%) Lync
8 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 31 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.04%) Extranet
1 9 (4.04%) Intranet
2 6 (2.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (62.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (10.76%) NoSQL
3 24 (10.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (5.83%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.93%) MySQL
7 8 (3.59%) Data Mining
8 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.79%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.35%) DTS
11 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (20.63%) Visual Studio
2 33 (14.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (11.66%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.38%) CruiseControl
5 11 (4.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (3.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (2.69%) Firebug
7 6 (2.69%) Fiddler
8 4 (1.79%) NUnit
9 3 (1.35%) MSTest
10 2 (0.90%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.45%) Subversion
11 1 (0.45%) ReSharper
General
1 30 (13.45%) Finance
2 12 (5.38%) Retail
3 9 (4.04%) Marketing
4 8 (3.59%) Games
5 5 (2.24%) Back Office
6 4 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.35%) Law
8 2 (0.90%) Legal
8 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (79.37%) Developer
2 81 (36.32%) .NET Developer
3 76 (34.08%) C# Developer
4 68 (30.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (19.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (17.94%) Senior Developer
7 38 (17.04%) Software Developer
8 35 (15.70%) Analyst
9 22 (9.87%) ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (9.42%) Senior C# Developer
10 21 (9.42%) Support Analyst
11 17 (7.62%) Applications Support
12 15 (6.73%) Applications Support Analyst
13 12 (5.38%) Software Engineer
14 10 (4.48%) Applications Developer
15 9 (4.04%) Test Analyst
15 9 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
16 8 (3.59%) C# Software Developer
16 8 (3.59%) Senior Software Developer
17 7 (3.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (69.06%) ASP.NET
2 110 (49.33%) HTML
3 94 (42.15%) CSS
4 70 (31.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 67 (30.04%) jQuery
6 59 (26.46%) WCF
7 44 (19.73%) .NET Framework
8 41 (18.39%) XML
9 36 (16.14%) JSON
10 33 (14.80%) WinForms
10 33 (14.80%) HTML5
11 29 (13.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (11.21%) CSS3
13 24 (10.76%) RESTful
14 23 (10.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 21 (9.42%) Ajax
16 20 (8.97%) Web Services
17 18 (8.07%) LINQ
18 16 (7.17%) XHTML
19 13 (5.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) Computer Science
2 20 (8.97%) N-Tier
3 15 (6.73%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (3.14%) User Experience
5 7 (3.14%) Physics
6 6 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.90%) iPhone
7 2 (0.90%) Open Source
7 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.46%) Windows
2 13 (5.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (5.38%) Android
4 10 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.69%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.69%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.79%) UNIX
7 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (40.36%) MVC
2 72 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (24.22%) TDD
4 40 (17.94%) Mentoring
5 29 (13.00%) Web Development
6 27 (12.11%) Coaching
7 25 (11.21%) Web Application Development
8 24 (10.76%) BDD
8 24 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (10.76%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (10.31%) Validation
10 18 (8.07%) OO
11 17 (7.62%) Data Validation
12 15 (6.73%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (5.83%) Unit Testing
15 11 (4.93%) OOP
16 10 (4.48%) Time Management
16 10 (4.48%) ITIL
16 10 (4.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (82.51%) C#
2 103 (46.19%) SQL
3 93 (41.70%) JavaScript
4 83 (37.22%) VB.NET
5 37 (16.59%) VB
5 37 (16.59%) T-SQL
6 24 (10.76%) Ruby
7 14 (6.28%) Java
8 12 (5.38%) C++
9 2 (0.90%) XPath
10 1 (0.45%) VBScript
10 1 (0.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 40 (17.94%) Degree
2 7 (3.14%) PhD
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.35%) MCP
3 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.38%) SLA
2 7 (3.14%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 63 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.14%) Oracle
3 5 (2.24%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (0.45%) IBM
5 1 (0.45%) Siebel
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