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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 91 83 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 51.41% 51.88% 49.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 81.98% 80.58% 86.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81 76 51
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
.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
111 103 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 62.71% 64.38% 57.02%
Number of salaries quoted 98 95 57
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

.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 2 March 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bolton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 123 (93.18%) C#
2 94 (71.21%) ASP.NET
3 90 (68.18%) MVC
4 83 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 56 (42.42%) TDD
7 52 (39.39%) SQL
7 52 (39.39%) WCF
8 50 (37.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 42 (31.82%) HTML
11 39 (29.55%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (26.52%) Degree
13 32 (24.24%) Scrum
13 32 (24.24%) Web Application Development
14 31 (23.48%) Node.js
14 31 (23.48%) Domain-Driven Design
15 29 (21.97%) Windows
16 25 (18.94%) Streaming Music
16 25 (18.94%) Dependency Injection
16 25 (18.94%) Ninject
16 25 (18.94%) .NET Framework
17 24 (18.18%) jQuery
18 23 (17.42%) Software Engineering
19 22 (16.67%) Java
20 21 (15.91%) CSS
21 19 (14.39%) HTML5
22 17 (12.88%) XML
23 15 (11.36%) Linux
23 15 (11.36%) Web Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 31 (23.48%) Node.js
2 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.03%) Amazon S3
1 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) Internet
2 3 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.55%) NUnit
3 4 (3.03%) ReSharper
3 4 (3.03%) Moq
3 4 (3.03%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.76%) Selenium
5 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.76%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.76%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (4.55%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.27%) Retail
3 2 (1.52%) Advertising
3 2 (1.52%) Automotive
4 1 (0.76%) Billing
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (81.06%) Developer
2 60 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 34 (25.76%) C# Developer
4 29 (21.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (12.12%) Web Developer
7 15 (11.36%) Development Manager
8 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (9.09%) Software Developer
10 11 (8.33%) Senior Developer
10 11 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
10 11 (8.33%) Software Manager
11 8 (6.06%) Junior
12 7 (5.30%) Junior Developer
13 6 (4.55%) Project Manager
13 6 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
14 5 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
15 4 (3.03%) Graduate
16 3 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (71.21%) ASP.NET
2 52 (39.39%) WCF
3 50 (37.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (31.82%) HTML
5 39 (29.55%) KnockoutJS
6 25 (18.94%) Ninject
6 25 (18.94%) .NET Framework
7 24 (18.18%) jQuery
8 21 (15.91%) CSS
9 19 (14.39%) HTML5
10 17 (12.88%) XML
11 15 (11.36%) Web Services
12 13 (9.85%) WinForms
12 13 (9.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (5.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Streaming Music
2 15 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.52%) Health Informatics
4 2 (1.52%) NHS
4 2 (1.52%) Social Media
4 2 (1.52%) Informatics
5 1 (0.76%) iPad
5 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.97%) Windows
2 15 (11.36%) 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
6 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (68.18%) MVC
2 83 (62.88%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (42.42%) TDD
4 32 (24.24%) Scrum
4 32 (24.24%) Web Application Development
5 31 (23.48%) Domain-Driven Design
6 25 (18.94%) Dependency Injection
7 23 (17.42%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.36%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (10.61%) Web Development
10 10 (7.58%) OOP
11 8 (6.06%) Kanban
12 7 (5.30%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (4.55%) BDD
13 6 (4.55%) Project Management
13 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
13 6 (4.55%) CQRS
14 5 (3.79%) Coaching
14 5 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 123 (93.18%) C#
2 52 (39.39%) SQL
3 44 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (16.67%) Java
5 15 (11.36%) C++
6 10 (7.58%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.55%) VB
8 4 (3.03%) Python
8 4 (3.03%) VB6
9 2 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (26.52%) Degree
2 4 (3.03%) VCP4
3 2 (1.52%) ISEB
3 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle
3 4 (3.03%) Facebook
3 4 (3.03%) Twitter
4 2 (1.52%) SYSPRO
4 2 (1.52%) Apple
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
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