Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 139 201 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 16.28% 22.61% 23.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.60% 46.31% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 132 185 169
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,125 £47,500 £45,000
North West median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.63% - -

.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 286 434 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 33.49% 48.82% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 261 381 314
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

.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 14 August 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 14 August 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 39 £35,000 +1.45% 16
Lancaster 0 19 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Blackpool +3 18 £38,500 +18.46% 2
Chorley -11 16 £37,500 +5.63% 8
Blackburn +3 7 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Accrington - 5 £40,000 - 1
Burnley -2 4 £36,250 +11.54% 1
Lytham St Annes - 4 £37,500 - 2
Ormskirk +2 3 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Colne +2 1 £30,000 +13.21%
Nelson - 1 £47,500 -
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 118 (84.89%) C#
2 103 (74.10%) SQL Server
3 91 (65.47%) ASP.NET
4 69 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (48.92%) MVC
6 57 (41.01%) SQL
7 45 (32.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (31.65%) HTML
9 43 (30.94%) JavaScript
9 43 (30.94%) Web Application Development
10 42 (30.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 36 (25.90%) jQuery
12 34 (24.46%) CSS
12 34 (24.46%) Web Development
13 32 (23.02%) TDD
14 30 (21.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (20.86%) RESTful
15 29 (20.86%) Scrum
16 28 (20.14%) OO
16 28 (20.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 26 (18.71%) BDD
17 26 (18.71%) .NET Framework
18 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
18 25 (17.99%) SDLC
18 25 (17.99%) AngularJS
19 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
20 22 (15.83%) Kanban
21 19 (13.67%) Entity Framework
22 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure

.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 14 (10.07%) IIS
2 8 (5.76%) nginx
3 4 (2.88%) CMS
4 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Project
1 12 (8.63%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.32%) SaaS
3 5 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.88%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.88%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Hyperconnected
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
1 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (74.10%) SQL Server
2 42 (30.22%) SQL Server 2016
3 15 (10.79%) NoSQL
4 12 (8.63%) MS Access
5 10 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.76%) Redis
7 6 (4.32%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.60%) RavenDB
9 4 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.44%) MySQL
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.91%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.88%) Selenium
3 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.88%) Subversion
4 2 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.72%) MorphX
5 1 (0.72%) NUnit
5 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (7.19%) Finance
1 10 (7.19%) Retail
2 9 (6.47%) Legal
2 9 (6.47%) Marketing
3 6 (4.32%) Games
4 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.60%) Music Industry
5 4 (2.88%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (2.16%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 136 (97.84%) Developer
2 85 (61.15%) .NET Developer
3 65 (46.76%) C# Developer
4 57 (41.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (25.18%) Software Developer
6 22 (15.83%) SQL Developer
7 21 (15.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 21 (15.11%) C# Software Developer
8 19 (13.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (13.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (11.51%) Senior Developer
9 16 (11.51%) Senior Software Developer
10 12 (8.63%) Microsoft Developer
10 12 (8.63%) VBA Developer
11 11 (7.91%) Access Developer
11 11 (7.91%) Access VBA Developer
12 10 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (6.47%) Senior .NET Software Developer
13 9 (6.47%) Senior C# Software Developer
13 9 (6.47%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (65.47%) ASP.NET
2 45 (32.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 44 (31.65%) HTML
4 36 (25.90%) jQuery
5 34 (24.46%) CSS
6 30 (21.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (20.86%) RESTful
8 28 (20.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 26 (18.71%) .NET Framework
9 26 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 25 (17.99%) AngularJS
11 19 (13.67%) Entity Framework
12 18 (12.95%) WCF
13 16 (11.51%) Ajax
14 14 (10.07%) Node.js
15 13 (9.35%) Classic ASP
16 12 (8.63%) Code First Entity Framework
16 12 (8.63%) Web Services
16 12 (8.63%) XML
17 10 (7.19%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.60%) User Experience
4 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.47%) Android
2 4 (2.88%) Unix
3 3 (2.16%) Windows
4 1 (0.72%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (49.64%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (48.92%) MVC
3 43 (30.94%) Web Application Development
4 34 (24.46%) Web Development
5 32 (23.02%) TDD
6 29 (20.86%) Scrum
7 28 (20.14%) OO
8 26 (18.71%) BDD
9 25 (17.99%) SDLC
10 22 (15.83%) Kanban
11 16 (11.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (10.79%) Software Engineering
13 13 (9.35%) CRM
13 13 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (8.63%) Dependency Injection
15 11 (7.91%) ETL
16 9 (6.47%) Android Development
16 9 (6.47%) Microservices
16 9 (6.47%) Progressive Web App
Programming Languages
1 118 (84.89%) C#
2 57 (41.01%) SQL
3 43 (30.94%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.23%) C
5 16 (11.51%) VB.NET
6 15 (10.79%) Ruby
7 14 (10.07%) VB
8 13 (9.35%) T-SQL
9 12 (8.63%) VBA
10 10 (7.19%) VB6
11 9 (6.47%) Java
12 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.44%) PHP
13 2 (1.44%) Python
13 2 (1.44%) VBScript
14 1 (0.72%) C++
14 1 (0.72%) COBOL
14 1 (0.72%) Pascal
14 1 (0.72%) Perl
14 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (11.51%) Degree
2 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
2 7 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (16.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.19%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.60%) Google
4 4 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.16%) Capita
6 1 (0.72%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.72%) Remedy
6 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow