The first table below looks at the demand for .NET Framework skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 27 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 19 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.73% 1.72% 6.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.39% 2.70% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 7
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £41,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
132 74 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 74.58% 63.79% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 125 62 45
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET Framework
Manchester

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bolton region.

.NET Framework Salary Trend in Bolton

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in Bolton

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (96.88%) C#
3 27 (84.38%) MVC
4 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
5 23 (71.88%) jQuery
6 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
7 18 (56.25%) WCF
7 18 (56.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 17 (53.13%) SQL
9 13 (40.63%) IIS
9 13 (40.63%) HTML
9 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
9 13 (40.63%) XML
10 12 (37.50%) CSS
10 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (34.38%) Web Services
12 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
13 9 (28.13%) Scrum
14 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (25.00%) Windows
15 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
15 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (18.75%) WPF
16 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
16 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
17 5 (15.63%) OO
17 5 (15.63%) XHTML
17 5 (15.63%) QA
18 4 (12.50%) Ajax
18 4 (12.50%) Degree

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (40.63%) IIS
2 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.13%) Legal
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 18 (56.25%) .NET Developer
4 13 (40.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (37.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
8 7 (21.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (18.75%) Lead Developer
10 5 (15.63%) Lead .NET Developer
10 5 (15.63%) Lead C# Developer
11 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
12 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
12 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
13 1 (3.13%) Mid-Level C# Developer
13 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
13 1 (3.13%) DBA
13 1 (3.13%) Administrator
13 1 (3.13%) SQL Server DBA
13 1 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
3 23 (71.88%) jQuery
4 18 (56.25%) WCF
4 18 (56.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 13 (40.63%) HTML
5 13 (40.63%) XML
6 12 (37.50%) CSS
7 11 (34.38%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) WPF
9 5 (15.63%) XHTML
10 4 (12.50%) Ajax
11 3 (9.38%) WinForms
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (3.13%) HTML5
13 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (84.38%) MVC
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 5 (15.63%) OO
6 4 (12.50%) OOD
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.13%) Android Development
9 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
9 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (3.13%) Project Management
9 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.13%) UML
9 1 (3.13%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.13%) MVVM
9 1 (3.13%) BDD
9 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) C#
2 17 (53.13%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Xamarin