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

Location
3 months to
27 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 96 105 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 55.17% 62.50% 43.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 84.21% 85.37% 77.42%
Number of salaries quoted 86 98 41
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 £28,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
.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
114 123 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 65.52% 73.21% 55.86%
Number of salaries quoted 102 115 52
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
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 27 March 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bolton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 127 (92.03%) C#
2 96 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 93 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (66.67%) MVC
5 81 (58.70%) SQL Server
6 63 (45.65%) TDD
7 60 (43.48%) WCF
8 58 (42.03%) SQL
9 55 (39.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 41 (29.71%) KnockoutJS
12 39 (28.26%) HTML
13 37 (26.81%) Scrum
13 37 (26.81%) Degree
14 35 (25.36%) Domain-Driven Design
14 35 (25.36%) Node.js
14 35 (25.36%) Web Application Development
15 32 (23.19%) Windows
16 29 (21.01%) .NET Framework
17 26 (18.84%) jQuery
17 26 (18.84%) Dependency Injection
17 26 (18.84%) Ninject
17 26 (18.84%) Streaming Music
18 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
19 24 (17.39%) Java
20 21 (15.22%) HTML5
21 18 (13.04%) Web Development
21 18 (13.04%) CSS
22 17 (12.32%) Web Services
22 17 (12.32%) XML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 35 (25.36%) Node.js
2 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.17%) IIS
4 2 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.90%) Amazon S3
1 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) Internet
2 3 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.25%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.35%) NUnit
3 5 (3.62%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.90%) Moq
4 4 (2.90%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.72%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.72%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.72%) Selenium
6 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.17%) Retail
3 2 (1.45%) Automotive
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) Billing
4 1 (0.72%) Marketing
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 109 (78.99%) Developer
2 66 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 38 (27.54%) C# Developer
4 33 (23.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (15.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (11.59%) Development Manager
7 14 (10.14%) Web Developer
7 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (9.42%) Software Developer
9 11 (7.97%) Senior Developer
9 11 (7.97%) Software Development Manager
9 11 (7.97%) Software Manager
10 8 (5.80%) AWS Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (5.07%) Project Manager
11 7 (5.07%) Junior
12 6 (4.35%) Junior Developer
12 6 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Senior .NET Developer
14 4 (2.90%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (69.57%) ASP.NET
2 60 (43.48%) WCF
3 55 (39.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (29.71%) KnockoutJS
5 39 (28.26%) HTML
6 29 (21.01%) .NET Framework
7 26 (18.84%) jQuery
7 26 (18.84%) Ninject
8 21 (15.22%) HTML5
9 18 (13.04%) CSS
10 17 (12.32%) Web Services
10 17 (12.32%) XML
11 16 (11.59%) AngularJS
12 15 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (10.14%) WinForms
14 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 10 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 6 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Streaming Music
2 16 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.62%) NHS
4 4 (2.90%) Informatics
4 4 (2.90%) Health Informatics
4 4 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
6 1 (0.72%) iPad
6 1 (0.72%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.19%) Windows
2 16 (11.59%) Linux
3 8 (5.80%) Android
4 7 (5.07%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (67.39%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (66.67%) MVC
3 63 (45.65%) TDD
4 37 (26.81%) Scrum
5 35 (25.36%) Domain-Driven Design
5 35 (25.36%) Web Application Development
6 26 (18.84%) Dependency Injection
7 25 (18.12%) Software Engineering
8 18 (13.04%) Web Development
9 16 (11.59%) Technical Architecture
10 10 (7.25%) OOP
11 9 (6.52%) Kanban
11 9 (6.52%) BDD
11 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 9 (6.52%) CQRS
12 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.07%) Coaching
13 7 (5.07%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (5.07%) Project Management
14 6 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 127 (92.03%) C#
2 58 (42.03%) SQL
3 46 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 24 (17.39%) Java
5 16 (11.59%) C++
6 9 (6.52%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.35%) VB
8 4 (2.90%) Python
8 4 (2.90%) VB6
9 2 (1.45%) VBA
10 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (26.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) ISEB
2 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.72%) MCP
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) SLA
1 1 (0.72%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle
3 4 (2.90%) Facebook
3 4 (2.90%) Twitter
4 2 (1.45%) SYSPRO
4 2 (1.45%) Apple
5 1 (0.72%) VMware
5 1 (0.72%) Google
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