Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 110 173 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.32% 21.00% 18.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.55% 50.73% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 86 161 161
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 222 341 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 30.92% 41.38% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 181 296 355
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Lancashire

.NET
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for .NET in Lancashire

.NET
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Lancashire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for .NET in Lancashire

.NET
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +15 34 £37,500 - 2
Preston -4 27 £35,000 -10.26% 11
Blackburn -3 11 £37,500 +15.38% 13
Lancaster +4 5 £38,500 -7.78% 5
Burnley +1 4 £31,250 -13.79% 2
Ormskirk - 4 £40,000 -
Blackpool -21 3 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Rossendale +1 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Skelmersdale 0 1 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Accrington -5 1 - - 2
Morecambe - 1 £32,500 - 2
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 89 (80.91%) C#
2 57 (51.82%) SQL Server
3 55 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 54 (49.09%) SQL
5 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 29 (26.36%) CSS
7 29 (26.36%) MVC
8 28 (25.45%) HTML
9 25 (22.73%) Visual Studio
9 25 (22.73%) Web Development
10 24 (21.82%) Degree
10 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
11 23 (20.91%) AngularJS
12 22 (20.00%) jQuery
13 21 (19.09%) SDLC
13 21 (19.09%) Project Management
14 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
15 17 (15.45%) Microservices
15 17 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (15.45%) .NET Core
16 15 (13.64%) Unit Testing
16 15 (13.64%) Test Automation
16 15 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (12.73%) C
17 14 (12.73%) T-SQL
17 14 (12.73%) Web Services
17 14 (12.73%) Business Analysis
17 14 (12.73%) RESTful
18 13 (11.82%) System Testing

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.73%) CMS
3 3 (2.73%) Kentico
Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (5.45%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) BPCS
2 1 (0.91%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Internet
1 2 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) Hyperconnected
2 1 (0.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (51.82%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 8 (7.27%) RDBMS
3 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.73%) MySQL
6 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.82%) DB2
7 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.91%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) Grunt
3 3 (2.73%) gulp
3 3 (2.73%) Selenium
3 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
3 3 (2.73%) webpack
4 1 (0.91%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (10.00%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Advertising
3 7 (6.36%) Marketing
4 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.73%) Automotive
5 3 (2.73%) Electronics
5 3 (2.73%) Retail
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 83 (75.45%) Developer
2 51 (46.36%) .NET Developer
3 44 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 35 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (12.73%) Senior Developer
6 13 (11.82%) BizTalk Developer
6 13 (11.82%) Junior
6 13 (11.82%) Junior Developer
7 12 (10.91%) Development Manager
7 12 (10.91%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (10.91%) SQL Developer
7 12 (10.91%) Web Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Software Manager
9 10 (9.09%) Analyst
9 10 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 10 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
10 9 (8.18%) Analyst Programmer
10 9 (8.18%) Programmer
11 7 (6.36%) Junior Web Developer
11 7 (6.36%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 29 (26.36%) CSS
3 28 (25.45%) HTML
4 23 (20.91%) AngularJS
5 22 (20.00%) jQuery
6 17 (15.45%) .NET Core
6 17 (15.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (12.73%) RESTful
7 14 (12.73%) Web Services
8 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (11.82%) XML
9 11 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.18%) .NET Framework
11 9 (8.18%) Ajax
12 8 (7.27%) WinForms
13 7 (6.36%) XHTML
14 6 (5.45%) Entity Framework
14 6 (5.45%) HTML5 Canvas
14 6 (5.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) Algorithms
1 6 (5.45%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (5.45%) Data Structures
1 6 (5.45%) VLE
2 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.73%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.91%) Fintech
5 1 (0.91%) iSeries
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (26.36%) MVC
3 25 (22.73%) Web Development
4 21 (19.09%) Project Management
4 21 (19.09%) SDLC
5 18 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 17 (15.45%) Microservices
7 15 (13.64%) Test Automation
7 15 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 14 (12.73%) Business Analysis
9 13 (11.82%) System Testing
10 12 (10.91%) Line Management
10 12 (10.91%) TDD
11 11 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (9.09%) Computer Science
13 9 (8.18%) Logistics
13 9 (8.18%) Programme Management
14 7 (6.36%) Scrum
14 7 (6.36%) Time Management
15 6 (5.45%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 89 (80.91%) C#
2 54 (49.09%) SQL
3 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.73%) C
4 14 (12.73%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 10 (9.09%) VB
7 8 (7.27%) Java
7 8 (7.27%) VB6
8 4 (3.64%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.73%) C++
9 3 (2.73%) Uniface
10 2 (1.82%) Ruby
11 1 (0.91%) Python
11 1 (0.91%) RPG
11 1 (0.91%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 24 (21.82%) Degree
2 6 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) GDPR
2 6 (5.45%) QA
3 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.64%) SAP
3 3 (2.73%) Adobe
3 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.82%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.91%) Google
5 1 (0.91%) IBM
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle
5 1 (0.91%) Sage