Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 2
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 206 181 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 22.91% 20.07% 24.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.24% 46.65% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 192 165 211
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £45,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

.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 410 388 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 45.61% 43.02% 43.40%
Number of salaries quoted 356 347 352
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,150 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
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 21 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +5 93 £35,000 -6.67% 7
Burnley +9 19 £37,500 +25.00%
Lancaster -8 14 £40,000 +42.86% 2
Skelmersdale -2 12 £33,000 -5.71% 2
Chorley -11 12 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Blackpool +4 11 £35,000 -9.09% 2
Blackburn -5 8 £34,250 -14.38% 2
Colne -1 4 £26,500 -7.83% 2
Rossendale - 2 £43,750 -
Darwen - 1 £32,500 -
Accrington - 1 £35,000 - 1
Ormskirk - 1 £31,500 -
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 176 (85.44%) C#
2 149 (72.33%) ASP.NET
3 121 (58.74%) SQL Server
4 104 (50.49%) MVC
5 94 (45.63%) SQL
6 73 (35.44%) JavaScript
6 73 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (34.47%) TDD
8 66 (32.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (24.76%) .NET Framework
9 51 (24.76%) Web Development
10 48 (23.30%) HTML
11 47 (22.82%) Node.js
12 46 (22.33%) Degree
13 45 (21.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 45 (21.84%) CSS
14 42 (20.39%) AngularJS
14 42 (20.39%) Entity Framework
15 40 (19.42%) Web Application Development
15 40 (19.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 40 (19.42%) WCF
16 37 (17.96%) RESTful
17 36 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 35 (16.99%) XML
19 34 (16.50%) BDD
20 33 (16.02%) Microsoft
21 32 (15.53%) Git (software)
22 30 (14.56%) NoSQL
22 30 (14.56%) KnockoutJS
22 30 (14.56%) T-SQL

.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 6 (2.91%) ColdFusion
2 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.97%) IIS
3 2 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.49%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) SMS
2 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (58.74%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.56%) NoSQL
2 30 (14.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 23 (11.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (7.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (5.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (3.40%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.43%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.43%) Power BI
11 4 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.94%) DTS
11 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.97%) MySQL
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.40%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.91%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.97%) MSTest
5 2 (0.97%) NUnit
6 1 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 22 (10.68%) Games
2 18 (8.74%) Finance
3 14 (6.80%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.83%) Retail
5 6 (2.91%) Advertising
6 2 (0.97%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 168 (81.55%) Developer
2 119 (57.77%) .NET Developer
3 64 (31.07%) C# Developer
4 58 (28.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 38 (18.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 38 (18.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (14.56%) Software Developer
7 27 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 16 (7.77%) C# Software Developer
9 15 (7.28%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (5.83%) Technical Leader
11 11 (5.34%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (5.34%) SQL Developer
12 10 (4.85%) Web Developer
13 9 (4.37%) Analyst
13 9 (4.37%) Applications Developer
13 9 (4.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 9 (4.37%) HTML CSS Developer
13 9 (4.37%) HTML Developer
13 9 (4.37%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (72.33%) ASP.NET
2 66 (32.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 51 (24.76%) .NET Framework
4 48 (23.30%) HTML
5 47 (22.82%) Node.js
6 45 (21.84%) CSS
6 45 (21.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 42 (20.39%) AngularJS
7 42 (20.39%) Entity Framework
8 40 (19.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 40 (19.42%) WCF
9 37 (17.96%) RESTful
10 36 (17.48%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 35 (16.99%) XML
12 30 (14.56%) KnockoutJS
13 28 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 27 (13.11%) jQuery
15 26 (12.62%) REST
16 24 (11.65%) SOAP
17 22 (10.68%) Code First Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.43%) Clustering
4 5 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.94%) Digital TV
6 3 (1.46%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.46%) iPad
6 3 (1.46%) Life Science
6 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.97%) Tandem
8 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.62%) Windows
2 3 (1.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (50.49%) MVC
2 73 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (34.47%) TDD
4 51 (24.76%) Web Development
5 40 (19.42%) Web Application Development
6 34 (16.50%) BDD
7 23 (11.17%) Software Engineering
8 20 (9.71%) Unit Testing
9 19 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (7.77%) SDLC
10 16 (7.77%) Workflow
11 14 (6.80%) OO
12 11 (5.34%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (5.34%) Scrum
12 11 (5.34%) Test Automation
13 10 (4.85%) ITIL
13 10 (4.85%) Migration
14 9 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (4.37%) E-Commerce
14 9 (4.37%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 176 (85.44%) C#
2 94 (45.63%) SQL
3 73 (35.44%) JavaScript
4 30 (14.56%) T-SQL
5 28 (13.59%) Ruby
6 17 (8.25%) VB.NET
7 15 (7.28%) VB
8 10 (4.85%) Java
9 7 (3.40%) PHP
10 6 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.43%) C
11 5 (2.43%) VB6
11 5 (2.43%) VBA
12 3 (1.46%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.49%) VBScript
13 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 46 (22.33%) Degree
2 8 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.94%) HND
4 2 (0.97%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.37%) SLA
2 6 (2.91%) QA
3 4 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.94%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (1.94%) Perfmon
2 2 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (16.02%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.31%) Oracle
3 7 (3.40%) Google
4 6 (2.91%) Adobe
4 6 (2.91%) Epicor
4 6 (2.91%) Sybase
5 5 (2.43%) Twitter
5 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.94%) Capita
6 4 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (0.97%) Facebook
8 1 (0.49%) CyberSource
8 1 (0.49%) jBASE
8 1 (0.49%) Sage
8 1 (0.49%) VMware