The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 39 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 26.71% 30.00% 27.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.00% 65.63% 63.04%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 27
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 £23,850 £27,204 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Lancashire

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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
78 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 53.42% 45.71% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 62 44
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 £27,750 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.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 27 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Preston

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 57 (85.07%) C#
2 39 (58.21%) ASP.NET
3 35 (52.24%) SQL
4 33 (49.25%) jQuery
5 32 (47.76%) CSS
6 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
6 27 (40.30%) HTML
6 27 (40.30%) .NET Framework
7 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
8 23 (34.33%) VB.NET
8 23 (34.33%) WCF
9 22 (32.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
11 20 (29.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (25.37%) LINQ
12 17 (25.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 16 (23.88%) MVC
14 15 (22.39%) Web Application Development
15 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
16 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
18 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
18 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
19 7 (10.45%) HTML5
19 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
19 7 (10.45%) Ajax
19 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2005
19 7 (10.45%) VB
19 7 (10.45%) Scrum
20 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) Node.js
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (19.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.49%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.81%) SQL Server
2 22 (32.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (29.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (10.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.49%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (91.04%) Developer
2 28 (41.79%) .NET Developer
3 26 (38.81%) C# Developer
4 20 (29.85%) VB.NET Developer
4 20 (29.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (28.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (23.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (22.39%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (14.93%) Senior Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Analyst
10 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
10 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
11 4 (5.97%) Junior
11 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
11 4 (5.97%) Junior Developer
12 3 (4.48%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (4.48%) Development Team Leader
12 3 (4.48%) Developer Analyst
12 3 (4.48%) VB6 Developer
12 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (58.21%) ASP.NET
2 33 (49.25%) jQuery
3 32 (47.76%) CSS
4 27 (40.30%) HTML
4 27 (40.30%) .NET Framework
5 23 (34.33%) WCF
6 17 (25.37%) LINQ
6 17 (25.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.45%) HTML5
8 7 (10.45%) Ajax
9 5 (7.46%) REST
9 5 (7.46%) Web Services
9 5 (7.46%) WinForms
10 3 (4.48%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.48%) Grails
10 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.99%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.49%) AS400
2 1 (1.49%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) MVC
2 15 (22.39%) Web Application Development
3 7 (10.45%) Scrum
4 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.96%) TDD
5 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (7.46%) Release Management
5 5 (7.46%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
6 4 (5.97%) System Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Web Development
6 4 (5.97%) OOP
7 3 (4.48%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (4.48%) ITIL
7 3 (4.48%) CRM
7 3 (4.48%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.48%) ERP
7 3 (4.48%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 57 (85.07%) C#
2 35 (52.24%) SQL
3 23 (34.33%) VB.NET
4 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
6 7 (10.45%) VB
7 6 (8.96%) Java
8 5 (7.46%) PHP
9 4 (5.97%) VB6
10 3 (4.48%) Groovy
10 3 (4.48%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.48%) C
11 2 (2.99%) VBScript
12 1 (1.49%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) MCSD
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Vendors
1 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle
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