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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 30 47 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 22.90% 34.56% 43.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.55% 70.15% 77.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 45
Average salary £30,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.59% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,204 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,150
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.94%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
55 67 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 41.98% 49.26% 55.66%
Number of salaries quoted 47 62 58
Average salary £30,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,204 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £37,500 £40,000
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 23 July 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Preston

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 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 54 (84.38%) C#
2 42 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 36 (56.25%) SQL
4 31 (48.44%) HTML
5 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
5 30 (46.88%) jQuery
6 29 (45.31%) CSS
7 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
7 25 (39.06%) .NET Framework
7 25 (39.06%) WCF
8 23 (35.94%) VB.NET
8 23 (35.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 21 (32.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (26.56%) LINQ
11 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
11 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (25.00%) Web Application Development
12 16 (25.00%) MVC
13 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
15 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
15 11 (17.19%) WinForms
15 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
16 10 (15.63%) HTML5
16 10 (15.63%) TDD
16 10 (15.63%) Java
17 9 (14.06%) PHP
17 9 (14.06%) Scrum
17 9 (14.06%) Finance

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Node.js
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.56%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.25%) MS Office
4 2 (3.13%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (26.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.56%) NUnit
4 1 (1.56%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.56%) Moq
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (85.94%) Developer
2 29 (45.31%) .NET Developer
3 26 (40.63%) C# Developer
4 21 (32.81%) VB.NET Developer
5 20 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (29.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (26.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (23.44%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (15.63%) Analyst
10 9 (14.06%) Software Developer
11 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
11 6 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
11 6 (9.38%) Agile Business Analyst
12 3 (4.69%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (4.69%) Developer Analyst
12 3 (4.69%) VB6 Developer
12 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (4.69%) VB Developer
13 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (65.63%) ASP.NET
2 31 (48.44%) HTML
3 30 (46.88%) jQuery
4 29 (45.31%) CSS
5 25 (39.06%) .NET Framework
5 25 (39.06%) WCF
6 23 (35.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (26.56%) LINQ
8 13 (20.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (17.19%) WinForms
10 10 (15.63%) HTML5
11 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (14.06%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (9.38%) J2EE
13 3 (4.69%) Grails
13 3 (4.69%) Web Services
13 3 (4.69%) REST
14 2 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (3.13%) Backbone.js
14 2 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.56%) DTV
2 1 (1.56%) AS400
2 1 (1.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) MVC
1 16 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
3 10 (15.63%) TDD
4 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
4 9 (14.06%) Scrum
4 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (12.50%) SOA
5 8 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 6 (9.38%) UML
6 6 (9.38%) RAD
6 6 (9.38%) User Stories
6 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.81%) Release Management
8 4 (6.25%) System Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Time Management
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Management
9 3 (4.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 54 (84.38%) C#
2 36 (56.25%) SQL
3 23 (35.94%) VB.NET
4 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
5 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
6 10 (15.63%) Java
7 9 (14.06%) PHP
8 4 (6.25%) VB
8 4 (6.25%) VB6
9 3 (4.69%) Groovy
9 3 (4.69%) C
9 3 (4.69%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.56%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 25 (39.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle
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