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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 43 57 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 33.59% 38.26% 40.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 70.49% 74.03% 76.92%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 50
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 £30,000 £26,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
61 77 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 47.66% 51.68% 52.85%
Number of salaries quoted 56 69 65
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 24 December 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bolton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 99 (97.06%) C#
2 91 (89.22%) ASP.NET
3 80 (78.43%) MVC
4 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (50.98%) HTML
6 51 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 51 (50.00%) TDD
7 47 (46.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (44.12%) JavaScript
9 36 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
10 34 (33.33%) CSS
11 29 (28.43%) WCF
12 27 (26.47%) HTML5
13 26 (25.49%) SQL
13 26 (25.49%) Web Application Development
14 25 (24.51%) Domain-Driven Design
15 24 (23.53%) Degree
16 21 (20.59%) Streaming Music
16 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
16 21 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
16 21 (20.59%) Node.js
16 21 (20.59%) Ninject
17 19 (18.63%) jQuery
18 17 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
19 13 (12.75%) Scrum
19 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
19 13 (12.75%) NHibernate
19 13 (12.75%) Web Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 21 (20.59%) Node.js
2 4 (3.92%) IIS
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon S3
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (0.98%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.98%) Big Data
5 1 (0.98%) OLAP
5 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.96%) Subversion
1 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.98%) TestDirector
2 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
2 1 (0.98%) NUnit
General
1 2 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (0.98%) Advertising
2 1 (0.98%) Retail
2 1 (0.98%) Billing
2 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (91.18%) Developer
2 51 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 25 (24.51%) C# Developer
4 21 (20.59%) Web Developer
4 21 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (19.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Junior
7 11 (10.78%) Junior Developer
8 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Software Development Manager
9 7 (6.86%) Development Manager
9 7 (6.86%) Software Manager
10 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.92%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Junior Web Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Junior Software Developer
13 3 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (89.22%) ASP.NET
2 52 (50.98%) HTML
3 47 (46.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
5 34 (33.33%) CSS
6 29 (28.43%) WCF
7 27 (26.47%) HTML5
8 21 (20.59%) .NET Framework
8 21 (20.59%) Ninject
9 19 (18.63%) jQuery
10 17 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 13 (12.75%) NHibernate
12 12 (11.76%) AngularJS
13 10 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (9.80%) XML
14 9 (8.82%) Web Services
14 9 (8.82%) CSS3
15 6 (5.88%) WinForms
16 5 (4.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Streaming Music
2 11 (10.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.98%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Social Media
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 2 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (78.43%) MVC
2 55 (53.92%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (50.00%) TDD
4 26 (25.49%) Web Application Development
5 25 (24.51%) Domain-Driven Design
6 21 (20.59%) Dependency Injection
7 13 (12.75%) Web Development
7 13 (12.75%) Scrum
7 13 (12.75%) Software Engineering
8 12 (11.76%) OOP
9 7 (6.86%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (5.88%) Kanban
11 5 (4.90%) OO
12 4 (3.92%) OOD
12 4 (3.92%) BDD
12 4 (3.92%) CQRS
13 3 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (1.96%) Mentoring
15 1 (0.98%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 99 (97.06%) C#
2 45 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.49%) SQL
4 10 (9.80%) Java
5 7 (6.86%) C++
6 4 (3.92%) Python
7 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.96%) VB
9 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 24 (23.53%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.92%) MCTS
2 4 (3.92%) MCP
2 4 (3.92%) MCAD
2 4 (3.92%) MCSD
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (0.98%) Apple
3 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.98%) VMware
3 1 (0.98%) Twitter
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