Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 155 171 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 18.07% 20.00% 21.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.68% 44.07% 51.36%
Number of salaries quoted 137 163 138
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.94% -10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,750 £27,125
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £45,000
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 312 388 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 36.36% 45.38% 42.65%
Number of salaries quoted 279 353 267
Lancashire median annual salary £35,600 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.71% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

.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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +8 48 £35,000 - 9
Lancaster +3 34 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Chorley -15 17 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Blackpool +1 14 £38,500 +18.46% 4
Blackburn 0 10 £36,750 +70.93% 3
Burnley +1 6 £36,250 +11.54% 1
Accrington - 5 £40,000 - 3
Skelmersdale +1 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Ormskirk +1 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Colne -1 1 £30,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £37,500 - 2
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 132 (85.16%) C#
2 119 (76.77%) SQL Server
3 114 (73.55%) ASP.NET
4 95 (61.29%) MVC
5 85 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (45.16%) SQL
7 65 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (38.71%) JavaScript
9 59 (38.06%) HTML
10 54 (34.84%) Web Application Development
11 53 (34.19%) CSS
12 49 (31.61%) SQL Server 2016
13 48 (30.97%) Microsoft
13 48 (30.97%) OO
14 44 (28.39%) TDD
15 42 (27.10%) RESTful
16 39 (25.16%) jQuery
17 38 (24.52%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (24.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 37 (23.87%) BDD
19 36 (23.23%) Scrum
20 31 (20.00%) .NET Framework
21 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
22 28 (18.06%) Web Development
23 27 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
24 26 (16.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 25 (16.13%) Git (software)
25 25 (16.13%) Visual Studio
26 24 (15.48%) Kanban
26 24 (15.48%) SDLC

.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 17 (10.97%) IIS
2 8 (5.16%) nginx
3 7 (4.52%) CMS
4 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Project
1 14 (9.03%) MS Visio
2 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.52%) SaaS
3 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.58%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.58%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Firewall
1 2 (1.29%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) SAN
2 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (76.77%) SQL Server
2 49 (31.61%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (9.03%) MS Access
3 14 (9.03%) NoSQL
4 12 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.81%) Redis
6 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.94%) MySQL
10 3 (1.94%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.65%) DTS
Development Applications
1 25 (16.13%) Git (software)
1 25 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.23%) Selenium
2 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (3.23%) Subversion
3 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.29%) NUnit
5 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.65%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.65%) MorphX
5 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (14.19%) Retail
2 9 (5.81%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Marketing
3 8 (5.16%) Music Industry
4 5 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.58%) Brand Awareness
5 4 (2.58%) Games
5 4 (2.58%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 148 (95.48%) Developer
2 104 (67.10%) .NET Developer
3 76 (49.03%) C# Developer
4 67 (43.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (25.81%) Software Developer
6 33 (21.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 29 (18.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (18.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (15.48%) .NET Software Developer
9 24 (15.48%) C# Software Developer
10 17 (10.97%) SQL Developer
11 14 (9.03%) VBA Developer
12 12 (7.74%) Senior Developer
13 11 (7.10%) Access Developer
13 11 (7.10%) Access VBA Developer
13 11 (7.10%) Microsoft Developer
14 9 (5.81%) Excel Developer
14 9 (5.81%) Excel VBA Developer
14 9 (5.81%) Senior Software Developer
15 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (73.55%) ASP.NET
2 65 (41.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 59 (38.06%) HTML
4 53 (34.19%) CSS
5 42 (27.10%) RESTful
6 39 (25.16%) jQuery
7 38 (24.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 38 (24.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 31 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 29 (18.71%) AngularJS
10 26 (16.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (14.84%) Entity Framework
12 21 (13.55%) WCF
13 17 (10.97%) Ajax
14 16 (10.32%) HTML5
14 16 (10.32%) Node.js
14 16 (10.32%) Web Services
15 15 (9.68%) React
16 13 (8.39%) Classic ASP
16 13 (8.39%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.23%) User Experience
4 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.94%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.52%) Windows
2 5 (3.23%) Unix
3 4 (2.58%) Android
4 2 (1.29%) Linux
4 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (61.29%) MVC
2 85 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (34.84%) Web Application Development
4 48 (30.97%) OO
5 44 (28.39%) TDD
6 37 (23.87%) BDD
7 36 (23.23%) Scrum
8 28 (18.06%) Web Development
9 27 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (15.48%) Kanban
10 24 (15.48%) SDLC
11 19 (12.26%) Dependency Injection
12 14 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (7.74%) CRM
13 12 (7.74%) Service Delivery
13 12 (7.74%) Test Automation
14 11 (7.10%) ETL
15 9 (5.81%) High Availability
16 8 (5.16%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 132 (85.16%) C#
2 70 (45.16%) SQL
3 60 (38.71%) JavaScript
4 20 (12.90%) T-SQL
5 15 (9.68%) C
5 15 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 14 (9.03%) Ruby
6 14 (9.03%) VBA
7 11 (7.10%) VB
8 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.23%) VB6
9 4 (2.58%) Java
9 4 (2.58%) PHP
10 2 (1.29%) C++
10 2 (1.29%) Python
10 2 (1.29%) VBScript
11 1 (0.65%) COBOL
11 1 (0.65%) Delphi
11 1 (0.65%) Pascal
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) Degree
2 9 (5.81%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) GDPR
2 1 (0.65%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Docker
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Rancher
Vendors
1 48 (30.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.16%) Xamarin
3 6 (3.87%) Capita
3 6 (3.87%) Google
4 4 (2.58%) Oracle
5 2 (1.29%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.65%) Remedy
6 1 (0.65%) Sage
6 1 (0.65%) VMware