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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 66 56 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 47.48% 40.29% 43.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 78.57% 72.73% 80.60%
Number of salaries quoted 59 52 54
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £27,500 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £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
84 77 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 60.43% 55.40% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 74 72 67
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

.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 January 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bolton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 101 (93.52%) C#
2 87 (80.56%) ASP.NET
3 80 (74.07%) MVC
4 64 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (46.30%) TDD
6 49 (45.37%) SQL Server
7 44 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 43 (39.81%) HTML
9 38 (35.19%) WCF
10 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
11 33 (30.56%) SQL
11 33 (30.56%) KnockoutJS
12 29 (26.85%) Degree
13 26 (24.07%) Web Application Development
14 25 (23.15%) Node.js
14 25 (23.15%) Domain-Driven Design
15 24 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
15 24 (22.22%) HTML5
15 24 (22.22%) Ninject
15 24 (22.22%) Streaming Music
16 22 (20.37%) CSS
17 21 (19.44%) Scrum
18 18 (16.67%) Windows
18 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
18 18 (16.67%) jQuery
19 16 (14.81%) Java
20 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
21 14 (12.96%) Computer Science
22 13 (12.04%) Web Development
23 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 25 (23.15%) Node.js
2 3 (2.78%) IIS
3 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Intranet
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (45.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.63%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) OLAP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.93%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.70%) NUnit
3 3 (2.78%) ReSharper
3 3 (2.78%) Moq
3 3 (2.78%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.93%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (2.78%) Retail
2 2 (1.85%) Finance
2 2 (1.85%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Billing
Job Titles
1 92 (85.19%) Developer
2 48 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 26 (24.07%) C# Developer
4 21 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (17.59%) Web Developer
6 16 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Software Manager
7 10 (9.26%) Development Manager
7 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Software Development Manager
8 8 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Junior
10 6 (5.56%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Junior Software Developer
12 2 (1.85%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (80.56%) ASP.NET
2 44 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC
3 43 (39.81%) HTML
4 38 (35.19%) WCF
5 33 (30.56%) KnockoutJS
6 24 (22.22%) Ninject
6 24 (22.22%) HTML5
7 22 (20.37%) CSS
8 18 (16.67%) jQuery
8 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (10.19%) Web Services
10 11 (10.19%) XML
11 10 (9.26%) WinForms
11 10 (9.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (5.56%) CSS3
13 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
13 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (5.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.22%) Streaming Music
2 14 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.93%) Social Media
4 1 (0.93%) iPad
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.67%) Windows
2 10 (9.26%) Linux
3 5 (4.63%) Android
4 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (74.07%) MVC
2 64 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (46.30%) TDD
4 26 (24.07%) Web Application Development
5 25 (23.15%) Domain-Driven Design
6 24 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
7 21 (19.44%) Scrum
8 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 13 (12.04%) Web Development
10 11 (10.19%) OOP
11 10 (9.26%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (6.48%) Kanban
13 4 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
13 4 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.70%) E-Commerce
14 3 (2.78%) Logistics
14 3 (2.78%) Requirements Analysis
14 3 (2.78%) Project Management
14 3 (2.78%) Waterfall
14 3 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 101 (93.52%) C#
2 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.56%) SQL
4 16 (14.81%) Java
5 10 (9.26%) C++
6 4 (3.70%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) VB
7 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (26.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) ISEB
2 2 (1.85%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) Facebook
2 4 (3.70%) Twitter
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle
3 2 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.93%) VMware
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