The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 32 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 23.53% 35.04% 38.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.33% 71.64% 74.07%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 39
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £27,204 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.53%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
60 67 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 44.12% 48.91% 51.92%
Number of salaries quoted 53 62 53
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,700 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £34,850 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Lancashire

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

.NET
Salary Trend in Preston

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

.NET Salary Trend in Preston

.NET
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Preston region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Preston

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 50 (83.33%) C#
2 34 (56.67%) ASP.NET
3 33 (55.00%) SQL
4 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 27 (45.00%) HTML
5 27 (45.00%) jQuery
6 26 (43.33%) CSS
7 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 24 (40.00%) .NET Framework
8 22 (36.67%) WCF
9 21 (35.00%) VB.NET
10 20 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 19 (31.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (23.33%) LINQ
14 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
14 14 (23.33%) Web Application Development
15 13 (21.67%) MVC
16 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
17 9 (15.00%) WinForms
17 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
18 8 (13.33%) HTML5
18 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (13.33%) TDD
18 8 (13.33%) Java
18 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
19 7 (11.67%) PHP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (28.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (88.33%) Developer
2 25 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 25 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 19 (31.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 18 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (28.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (23.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (13.33%) Analyst
8 8 (13.33%) Software Developer
9 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Junior
10 4 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (6.67%) Junior Developer
11 3 (5.00%) VB Developer
11 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (56.67%) ASP.NET
2 27 (45.00%) HTML
2 27 (45.00%) jQuery
3 26 (43.33%) CSS
4 24 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 22 (36.67%) WCF
6 20 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 14 (23.33%) LINQ
8 9 (15.00%) WinForms
8 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (13.33%) HTML5
10 6 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 4 (6.67%) REST
11 4 (6.67%) J2EE
11 4 (6.67%) Web Services
12 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
12 3 (5.00%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.67%) AS400
2 1 (1.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Web Application Development
2 13 (21.67%) MVC
3 9 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.33%) TDD
5 7 (11.67%) Scrum
5 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (10.00%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) Release Management
7 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) System Testing
8 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.67%) RAD
8 4 (6.67%) UML
8 4 (6.67%) User Stories
9 3 (5.00%) ERP
9 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 50 (83.33%) C#
2 33 (55.00%) SQL
3 21 (35.00%) VB.NET
4 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.33%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.67%) PHP
7 4 (6.67%) VB6
7 4 (6.67%) VB
8 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.00%) C
8 3 (5.00%) Groovy
9 1 (1.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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