Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET 112 193 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 15.34% 22.84% 22.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.45% 48.49% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 98 179 174
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,900 £27,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,000 £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 222 398 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 30.41% 47.10% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 191 339 347
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +6.08%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,150
90th Percentile £52,000 £47,500 £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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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
Preston -3 34 £35,000 - 15
Chorley +13 27 £37,500 +2.74% 5
Blackpool -7 14 £38,500 +10.00% 7
Blackburn +7 9 £37,500 -10.71% 10
Lancaster -4 5 £38,500 -3.75% 2
Lytham St Annes - 4 £37,500 - 2
Accrington - 4 £40,000 -
Ormskirk +1 2 £42,500 +34.92% 1
Burnley -6 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Nelson - 1 £47,500 -
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 101 (90.18%) C#
2 65 (58.04%) SQL Server
3 63 (56.25%) ASP.NET
4 48 (42.86%) MVC
5 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (34.82%) SQL
7 29 (25.89%) Web Development
8 27 (24.11%) HTML
9 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (21.43%) Degree
11 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
12 22 (19.64%) TDD
12 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
13 20 (17.86%) Web Application Development
13 20 (17.86%) AngularJS
14 19 (16.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (16.96%) SQL Server 2016
14 19 (16.96%) .NET Framework
15 18 (16.07%) jQuery
15 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
15 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 17 (15.18%) SDLC
17 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 16 (14.29%) Scrum
17 16 (14.29%) XML
18 15 (13.39%) CSS
18 15 (13.39%) RESTful
18 15 (13.39%) BDD
19 14 (12.50%) Entity Framework
19 14 (12.50%) C

.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 7 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.68%) CMS
2 3 (2.68%) Kentico
3 1 (0.89%) IIS
3 1 (0.89%) nginx
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) BPCS
2 1 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.89%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
3 1 (0.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Hyperconnected
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
1 1 (0.89%) Intranet
1 1 (0.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (58.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.96%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (8.93%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.57%) RavenDB
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.89%) DB2
8 1 (0.89%) MySQL
8 1 (0.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.68%) Grunt
4 3 (2.68%) gulp
4 3 (2.68%) Selenium
4 3 (2.68%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.68%) webpack
5 1 (0.89%) MorphX
General
1 7 (6.25%) Finance
1 7 (6.25%) Legal
2 6 (5.36%) Retail
3 5 (4.46%) Games
3 5 (4.46%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.89%) Automotive
5 1 (0.89%) Back Office
5 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (87.50%) Developer
2 64 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 50 (44.64%) C# Developer
4 43 (38.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (22.32%) Software Developer
6 14 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 14 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 13 (11.61%) C# Software Developer
7 13 (11.61%) SQL Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (9.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (9.82%) Development Manager
9 11 (9.82%) Software Manager
10 10 (8.93%) Software Development Manager
11 9 (8.04%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (6.25%) Junior
12 7 (6.25%) Senior .NET Software Developer
12 7 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (6.25%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (56.25%) ASP.NET
2 27 (24.11%) HTML
3 26 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 19 (16.96%) .NET Framework
5 19 (16.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (16.07%) jQuery
7 16 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 16 (14.29%) XML
8 15 (13.39%) CSS
8 15 (13.39%) RESTful
9 14 (12.50%) Entity Framework
10 13 (11.61%) XHTML
11 12 (10.71%) .NET Core
12 10 (8.93%) WCF
13 9 (8.04%) Node.js
14 8 (7.14%) Web Services
15 7 (6.25%) Code First Entity Framework
16 6 (5.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.36%) Algorithms
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.36%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.68%) User Experience
4 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) iSeries
5 1 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (2.68%) Windows
3 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.86%) MVC
2 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (25.89%) Web Development
4 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
5 22 (19.64%) TDD
6 20 (17.86%) Web Application Development
7 17 (15.18%) SDLC
8 16 (14.29%) Scrum
9 15 (13.39%) BDD
10 12 (10.71%) Microservices
11 10 (8.93%) OO
12 9 (8.04%) Logistics
12 9 (8.04%) Test Automation
13 8 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
13 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.25%) Android Development
14 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.25%) CRM
14 7 (6.25%) Progressive Web App
15 6 (5.36%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 101 (90.18%) C#
2 39 (34.82%) SQL
3 22 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.50%) C
4 14 (12.50%) VB
4 14 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 13 (11.61%) VB6
6 10 (8.93%) Ruby
7 8 (7.14%) Java
7 8 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.89%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.89%) RPG
8 1 (0.89%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.89%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) GDPR
2 6 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.89%) Google
5 1 (0.89%) IBM
5 1 (0.89%) Sage
5 1 (0.89%) SAP
5 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow