The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 43 98 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 34.40% 62.82% 48.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 71.67% 85.22% 69.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 96 54
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,250 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £41,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
.NET
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
60 115 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 48.00% 73.72% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 53 113 77
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

.NET
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

.NET Salary Trend in Bolton

.NET
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bolton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing .NET 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.

1 120 (90.91%) C#
2 91 (68.94%) ASP.NET
3 89 (67.42%) MVC
4 88 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (62.88%) SQL Server
6 64 (48.48%) TDD
7 62 (46.97%) WCF
8 56 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (41.67%) SQL
10 44 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 38 (28.79%) KnockoutJS
12 36 (27.27%) HTML
13 35 (26.52%) Node.js
13 35 (26.52%) Web Application Development
13 35 (26.52%) Domain-Driven Design
14 33 (25.00%) Scrum
15 30 (22.73%) .NET Framework
15 30 (22.73%) jQuery
16 29 (21.97%) Windows
17 27 (20.45%) Degree
18 26 (19.70%) Streaming Music
18 26 (19.70%) Java
18 26 (19.70%) Dependency Injection
18 26 (19.70%) Ninject
19 22 (16.67%) Web Development
20 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
20 19 (14.39%) CSS
21 18 (13.64%) XML
22 16 (12.12%) Web Services
23 15 (11.36%) Microsoft

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (26.52%) Node.js
2 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) GitHub
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.82%) Internet
2 3 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (62.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.76%) MySQL
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.55%) NUnit
3 5 (3.79%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.03%) Moq
4 4 (3.03%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.76%) Selenium
6 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (3.79%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.27%) Retail
3 2 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 106 (80.30%) Developer
2 71 (53.79%) .NET Developer
3 41 (31.06%) C# Developer
4 36 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (18.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (10.61%) Development Manager
8 10 (7.58%) Web Developer
8 10 (7.58%) Software Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.82%) Software Manager
9 9 (6.82%) Software Development Manager
10 8 (6.06%) AWS Developer
11 7 (5.30%) Project Manager
11 7 (5.30%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
13 4 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
13 4 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (68.94%) ASP.NET
2 62 (46.97%) WCF
3 56 (42.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (28.79%) KnockoutJS
5 36 (27.27%) HTML
6 30 (22.73%) .NET Framework
6 30 (22.73%) jQuery
7 26 (19.70%) Ninject
8 19 (14.39%) CSS
9 18 (13.64%) XML
10 16 (12.12%) Web Services
11 15 (11.36%) HTML5
12 14 (10.61%) Entity Framework
13 13 (9.85%) WinForms
13 13 (9.85%) AngularJS
14 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 10 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (5.30%) Ajax
16 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
17 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (19.70%) Streaming Music
2 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.79%) NHS
4 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.03%) Health Informatics
4 4 (3.03%) Informatics
5 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.76%) iPad
7 1 (0.76%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.97%) Windows
2 13 (9.85%) Linux
3 8 (6.06%) Android
4 7 (5.30%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (67.42%) MVC
2 88 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (48.48%) TDD
4 35 (26.52%) Web Application Development
4 35 (26.52%) Domain-Driven Design
5 33 (25.00%) Scrum
6 26 (19.70%) Dependency Injection
7 22 (16.67%) Web Development
8 19 (14.39%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.85%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 11 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.82%) OO
12 9 (6.82%) BDD
12 9 (6.82%) Coaching
12 9 (6.82%) CQRS
13 8 (6.06%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.30%) SEO
14 7 (5.30%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (5.30%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (90.91%) C#
2 55 (41.67%) SQL
3 44 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 26 (19.70%) Java
5 13 (9.85%) C++
5 13 (9.85%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.79%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.79%) VB
7 4 (3.03%) VB6
7 4 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.52%) VBA
8 2 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) ISEB
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.76%) MCP
2 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) SLA
1 1 (0.76%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.03%) Facebook
2 4 (3.03%) Twitter
2 4 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (1.52%) SYSPRO
3 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.52%) Apple
4 1 (0.76%) Avaya
4 1 (0.76%) Google
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