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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 73 92 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 47.10% 48.68% 33.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 89.02% 80.00% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 63 87 39
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,900
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
82 115 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 52.90% 60.85% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 68 109 46
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
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 22 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bolton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 166 (95.95%) C#
2 155 (89.60%) ASP.NET
3 140 (80.92%) MVC
4 105 (60.69%) SQL Server
5 99 (57.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 97 (56.07%) TDD
7 84 (48.55%) HTML
8 80 (46.24%) JavaScript
9 65 (37.57%) SQL
10 55 (31.79%) CSS
11 53 (30.64%) jQuery
11 53 (30.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 50 (28.90%) WCF
13 38 (21.97%) HTML5
14 37 (21.39%) Microsoft
15 34 (19.65%) .NET Framework
16 33 (19.08%) Scrum
16 33 (19.08%) Web Development
17 31 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
18 29 (16.76%) T-SQL
18 29 (16.76%) BDD
18 29 (16.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 28 (16.18%) Web Application Development
19 28 (16.18%) OO
19 28 (16.18%) Domain-Driven Design
20 27 (15.61%) MS Excel
20 27 (15.61%) SQL Server 2012
20 27 (15.61%) Razor View Engine
21 26 (15.03%) NHibernate
22 23 (13.29%) Windows

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.05%) Node.js
2 7 (4.05%) IIS
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (15.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) Intranet
2 3 (1.73%) Wireless
3 2 (1.16%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (60.69%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.58%) Big Data
7 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.58%) OLAP
7 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (6.36%) NUnit
2 10 (5.78%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (5.78%) SpecFlow
2 10 (5.78%) Moq
2 10 (5.78%) Mercurial
2 10 (5.78%) ReSharper
2 10 (5.78%) TeamCity
3 9 (5.20%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (4.62%) Advertising
2 7 (4.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 165 (95.38%) Developer
2 83 (47.98%) .NET Developer
3 67 (38.73%) C# Developer
4 47 (27.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (26.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (20.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 34 (19.65%) Web Developer
8 15 (8.67%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.94%) Senior Developer
10 11 (6.36%) Junior
11 10 (5.78%) Junior Developer
12 8 (4.62%) Junior Web Developer
13 7 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (3.47%) C# Web Developer
15 5 (2.89%) Support Engineer
15 5 (2.89%) Applications Support
15 5 (2.89%) Applications Support Engineer
16 4 (2.31%) .NET Web Developer
16 4 (2.31%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 3 (1.73%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (89.60%) ASP.NET
2 99 (57.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 84 (48.55%) HTML
4 55 (31.79%) CSS
5 53 (30.64%) jQuery
5 53 (30.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 50 (28.90%) WCF
7 38 (21.97%) HTML5
8 34 (19.65%) .NET Framework
9 29 (16.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 27 (15.61%) Razor View Engine
11 26 (15.03%) NHibernate
12 21 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 18 (10.40%) KnockoutJS
14 16 (9.25%) CSS3
15 15 (8.67%) XML
16 13 (7.51%) LINQ
16 13 (7.51%) WinForms
17 11 (6.36%) AngularJS
18 10 (5.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.47%) Streaming Music
2 6 (3.47%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.58%) Social Media
4 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.29%) Windows
2 3 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (1.73%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (80.92%) MVC
2 97 (56.07%) TDD
3 33 (19.08%) Scrum
3 33 (19.08%) Web Development
4 31 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (16.76%) BDD
6 28 (16.18%) Web Application Development
6 28 (16.18%) OO
6 28 (16.18%) Domain-Driven Design
7 21 (12.14%) OOD
7 21 (12.14%) CQRS
8 13 (7.51%) OOP
9 9 (5.20%) Pair Programming
10 8 (4.62%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.47%) Refactoring
13 5 (2.89%) Service Delivery
14 4 (2.31%) Logistics
14 4 (2.31%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 166 (95.95%) C#
2 80 (46.24%) JavaScript
3 65 (37.57%) SQL
4 29 (16.76%) T-SQL
5 16 (9.25%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.73%) Java
6 3 (1.73%) Python
7 2 (1.16%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) VB6
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.58%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (12.14%) MCP
1 21 (12.14%) MCAD
1 21 (12.14%) MCSD
1 21 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (12.14%) MCTS
2 20 (11.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.89%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.16%) Twitter
3 1 (0.58%) Tableau
3 1 (0.58%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.58%) Google
3 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle
3 1 (0.58%) Sybase
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