Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 173 176 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.15% 18.20% 18.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.56% 43.03% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 154 167 127
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,550 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £45,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 323 409 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 39.49% 42.30% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 279 370 234
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £24,650 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £45,577
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +9 66 £37,500 - 17
Lancaster -6 24 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Blackpool +1 17 £35,000 -3.45% 1
Chorley -2 15 £37,500 -11.76%
Blackburn -4 12 £34,250 +21.24% 3
Burnley +7 8 £35,000 -6.67%
Skelmersdale 0 8 £32,750 -6.43%
Accrington - 4 £38,750 - 1
Colne -1 1 £30,000 +4.35% 4
Darwen - 1 £32,500 -
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 160 (92.49%) C#
2 131 (75.72%) ASP.NET
3 106 (61.27%) SQL Server
4 104 (60.12%) MVC
5 79 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (43.35%) JavaScript
7 67 (38.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (36.99%) SQL
9 54 (31.21%) TDD
10 51 (29.48%) Microsoft
11 48 (27.75%) HTML
12 47 (27.17%) CSS
12 47 (27.17%) Web Application Development
13 43 (24.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 42 (24.28%) RESTful
14 42 (24.28%) .NET Framework
15 40 (23.12%) BDD
15 40 (23.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (21.39%) OO
17 36 (20.81%) AngularJS
18 32 (18.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 32 (18.50%) WCF
18 32 (18.50%) jQuery
19 30 (17.34%) SQL Server 2016
20 29 (16.76%) Degree
20 29 (16.76%) Web Development
20 29 (16.76%) Entity Framework
20 29 (16.76%) Node.js
21 26 (15.03%) Web Services
22 24 (13.87%) Git (software)

.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 5 (2.89%) IIS
2 3 (1.73%) CMS
2 3 (1.73%) ColdFusion
2 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) Intranet
2 2 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) DNS
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (61.27%) SQL Server
2 30 (17.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 23 (13.29%) NoSQL
4 13 (7.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (7.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (5.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (4.62%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.73%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.73%) MS Access
10 3 (1.73%) MySQL
11 2 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.16%) Redis
11 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.58%) mvBase
12 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 22 (12.72%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.73%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.16%) Selenium
6 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.58%) JIRA
6 1 (0.58%) NUnit
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.58%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (11.56%) Retail
2 8 (4.62%) Games
3 6 (3.47%) Finance
4 5 (2.89%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.89%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.73%) Advertising
5 3 (1.73%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
6 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (84.39%) Developer
2 116 (67.05%) .NET Developer
3 63 (36.42%) C# Developer
4 57 (32.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 36 (20.81%) Software Developer
7 31 (17.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (17.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (13.29%) .NET Software Developer
10 22 (12.72%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (6.36%) Technical Leader
12 10 (5.78%) Analyst
12 10 (5.78%) SQL Developer
13 9 (5.20%) Analyst Developer
13 9 (5.20%) Junior
14 8 (4.62%) Senior Developer
14 8 (4.62%) Software Analyst
15 7 (4.05%) Junior Developer
15 7 (4.05%) Principal .NET Developer
15 7 (4.05%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (75.72%) ASP.NET
2 67 (38.73%) ASP.NET MVC
3 48 (27.75%) HTML
4 47 (27.17%) CSS
5 43 (24.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 42 (24.28%) .NET Framework
6 42 (24.28%) RESTful
7 40 (23.12%) ASP.NET Web API
8 36 (20.81%) AngularJS
9 32 (18.50%) jQuery
9 32 (18.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 32 (18.50%) WCF
10 29 (16.76%) Entity Framework
10 29 (16.76%) Node.js
11 26 (15.03%) Web Services
12 21 (12.14%) XML
13 20 (11.56%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (8.67%) Code First Entity Framework
14 15 (8.67%) HTML5
15 14 (8.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.25%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.47%) e-Learning
4 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.31%) Digital TV
6 3 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.58%) iPad
8 1 (0.58%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.36%) Windows
2 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.58%) Android
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (60.12%) MVC
2 79 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (31.21%) TDD
4 47 (27.17%) Web Application Development
5 40 (23.12%) BDD
6 37 (21.39%) OO
7 29 (16.76%) Web Development
8 23 (13.29%) Scrum
9 21 (12.14%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (11.56%) Test Automation
11 15 (8.67%) SDLC
12 12 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.94%) Dependency Injection
12 12 (6.94%) Software Engineering
12 12 (6.94%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.20%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.20%) Front End Development
14 8 (4.62%) Kanban
15 6 (3.47%) ERP
15 6 (3.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 160 (92.49%) C#
2 75 (43.35%) JavaScript
3 64 (36.99%) SQL
4 22 (12.72%) Ruby
5 19 (10.98%) T-SQL
6 16 (9.25%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.36%) VB
8 7 (4.05%) C
9 6 (3.47%) Java
9 6 (3.47%) VBA
10 4 (2.31%) PHP
11 3 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.73%) VB6
12 2 (1.16%) C++
12 2 (1.16%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.58%) Delphi
13 1 (0.58%) Pascal
13 1 (0.58%) Perl
13 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (16.76%) Degree
2 7 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.31%) HND
4 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) SLA
2 4 (2.31%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Docker
1 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.58%) Rancher
Vendors
1 51 (29.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.78%) Google
3 9 (5.20%) Capita
3 9 (5.20%) Oracle
4 8 (4.62%) Twitter
5 7 (4.05%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.89%) Epicor
7 3 (1.73%) Adobe
7 3 (1.73%) Sybase
8 1 (0.58%) Facebook
8 1 (0.58%) jBASE
8 1 (0.58%) Sage
8 1 (0.58%) VMware