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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 43 76 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 30.94% 45.24% 33.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 81.13% 81.72% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 42 70 32
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £40,000 £37,000
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
53 93 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 38.13% 55.36% 42.57%
Number of salaries quoted 51 87 41
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
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 23 October 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Bolton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 112 (94.92%) C#
2 108 (91.53%) ASP.NET
3 96 (81.36%) MVC
4 64 (54.24%) SQL Server
4 64 (54.24%) TDD
4 64 (54.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 61 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (50.85%) HTML
7 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
8 40 (33.90%) CSS
9 31 (26.27%) HTML5
10 30 (25.42%) SQL
11 28 (23.73%) WCF
11 28 (23.73%) Web Application Development
11 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 27 (22.88%) KnockoutJS
12 27 (22.88%) Domain-Driven Design
13 25 (21.19%) jQuery
14 24 (20.34%) Web Development
15 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
16 20 (16.95%) .NET Framework
17 18 (15.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 15 (12.71%) NHibernate
18 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 14 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
19 14 (11.86%) Degree
19 14 (11.86%) Node.js
19 14 (11.86%) Ninject
19 14 (11.86%) Dependency Injection
19 14 (11.86%) Scrum

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 14 (11.86%) Node.js
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
4 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Intranet
2 2 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.85%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) OLAP
5 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (3.39%) Advertising
2 3 (2.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (94.92%) Developer
2 59 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 34 (28.81%) C# Developer
4 29 (24.58%) Web Developer
5 26 (22.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 26 (22.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (14.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (10.17%) Junior
8 11 (9.32%) Junior Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Junior Web Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Applications Support Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Applications Support
11 3 (2.54%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.54%) C# Web Developer
11 3 (2.54%) Software Developer
12 2 (1.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2 (1.69%) Junior .NET Developer
12 2 (1.69%) SharePoint Developer
12 2 (1.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (91.53%) ASP.NET
2 64 (54.24%) ASP.NET MVC
3 60 (50.85%) HTML
4 40 (33.90%) CSS
5 31 (26.27%) HTML5
6 28 (23.73%) WCF
6 28 (23.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 27 (22.88%) KnockoutJS
8 25 (21.19%) jQuery
9 20 (16.95%) .NET Framework
10 18 (15.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (12.71%) NHibernate
11 15 (12.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (11.86%) Ninject
13 13 (11.02%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (10.17%) CSS3
15 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
16 10 (8.47%) XML
17 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 2
18 5 (4.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Streaming Music
2 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.85%) Tandem
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.39%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Android
2 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (81.36%) MVC
2 64 (54.24%) TDD
3 61 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (23.73%) Web Application Development
5 27 (22.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 24 (20.34%) Web Development
7 14 (11.86%) Scrum
7 14 (11.86%) Dependency Injection
8 13 (11.02%) BDD
8 13 (11.02%) CQRS
9 12 (10.17%) OO
10 11 (9.32%) OOP
11 8 (6.78%) OOD
12 4 (3.39%) Coaching
13 3 (2.54%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.54%) Kanban
14 2 (1.69%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 1 (0.85%) Analytics
15 1 (0.85%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 112 (94.92%) C#
2 49 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 30 (25.42%) SQL
4 12 (10.17%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.93%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (11.86%) Degree
2 13 (11.02%) MCP
2 13 (11.02%) MCAD
2 13 (11.02%) MCSD
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.02%) MCTS
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
2 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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