The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 862 1016 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.86% 25.59% 30.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.08% 54.54% 59.40%
Number of salaries quoted 765 934 1147
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
.NET
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1624 1863 2059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.08% 46.93% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1609 1881
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

.NET
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Manchester region.

.NET Salary Trend in Manchester

.NET
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Manchester

.NET
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +2 96 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Stockport +1 52 £36,500 +4.28% 16
Wigan -1 30 £35,500 +23.47% 6
Altrincham -1 22 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Rochdale +3 14 £45,000 +42.85% 2
Salford -2 13 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Cheadle -1 11 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Sale - 6 £37,500 - 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 6 £30,000 - 1
Oldham -7 5 - - 5
Bury +5 3 £42,500 +23.18% 3
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1396 (82.60%) C#
2 1152 (68.17%) ASP.NET
3 940 (55.62%) SQL Server
4 778 (46.04%) HTML
5 751 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 738 (43.67%) SQL
7 708 (41.89%) MVC
8 700 (41.42%) JavaScript
9 651 (38.52%) CSS
10 437 (25.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 410 (24.26%) Microsoft
12 401 (23.73%) jQuery
13 384 (22.72%) TDD
14 339 (20.06%) WCF
15 332 (19.64%) Scrum
16 314 (18.58%) Windows
17 309 (18.28%) .NET Framework
18 303 (17.93%) OO
19 287 (16.98%) Web Services
20 284 (16.80%) XML
21 270 (15.98%) VB.NET
22 268 (15.86%) HTML5
23 256 (15.15%) Degree
24 227 (13.43%) Software Engineering
25 226 (13.37%) Web Development
26 181 (10.71%) Java
27 165 (9.76%) LINQ
28 149 (8.82%) Finance
29 146 (8.64%) Ajax
30 144 (8.52%) SQL Server 2008

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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
1 107 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 94 (5.56%) Node.js
3 90 (5.33%) IIS
4 77 (4.56%) CMS
5 68 (4.02%) Umbraco
6 34 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (0.83%) WordPress
11 11 (0.65%) Confluence
12 9 (0.53%) Sitefinity
12 9 (0.53%) Apache
13 8 (0.47%) Joomla!
14 7 (0.41%) SAS
15 6 (0.36%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
16 4 (0.24%) Drupal
16 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
17 3 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 124 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.60%) MS Office
3 14 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.30%) MS Project
4 5 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.059%) InDesign
7 1 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.059%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.12%) Magento
4 2 (0.12%) Line 50
4 2 (0.12%) Tridion
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.65%) SaaS
5 6 (0.36%) Yammer
6 4 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.18%) Force.com
8 1 (0.059%) Office 365
8 1 (0.059%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.03%) Internet
2 75 (4.44%) HTTP
3 32 (1.89%) Intranet
4 14 (0.83%) DNS
5 13 (0.77%) SMTP
6 8 (0.47%) Firewall
7 6 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.30%) Broadband
8 5 (0.30%) SAN
8 5 (0.30%) NAS
9 2 (0.12%) Extranet
9 2 (0.12%) LAN
9 2 (0.12%) WAN
10 1 (0.059%) SNMP
10 1 (0.059%) VoIP
10 1 (0.059%) DHCP
10 1 (0.059%) SSH
10 1 (0.059%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 940 (55.62%) SQL Server
2 144 (8.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 107 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (5.27%) MySQL
5 79 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 70 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 48 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (2.37%) RDBMS
9 39 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 29 (1.72%) NoSQL
11 26 (1.54%) MongoDB
11 26 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
12 25 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
14 13 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (0.71%) Big Data
16 7 (0.41%) MS Access
17 6 (0.36%) OLTP
17 6 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 142 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 139 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 89 (5.27%) NUnit
4 78 (4.62%) Subversion
5 76 (4.50%) Git (software)
6 65 (3.85%) Selenium
7 54 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 47 (2.78%) JIRA
9 46 (2.72%) TeamCity
10 34 (2.01%) Moq
11 30 (1.78%) SoapUI
12 26 (1.54%) MSTest
13 25 (1.48%) Jenkins
14 24 (1.42%) Hudson
15 19 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
16 18 (1.07%) Mercurial
17 15 (0.89%) WatiN
17 15 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
18 13 (0.77%) WebDriver
18 13 (0.77%) Xcode
General
1 149 (8.82%) Finance
2 63 (3.73%) Marketing
3 45 (2.66%) Games
4 43 (2.54%) Retail
5 28 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 27 (1.60%) Advertising
7 18 (1.07%) Automotive
8 16 (0.95%) Back Office
9 15 (0.89%) Banking
10 8 (0.47%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.36%) Local Government
11 6 (0.36%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.24%) Electronics
13 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.12%) Billing
13 2 (0.12%) Legal
14 1 (0.059%) German Language
14 1 (0.059%) Law
Job Titles
1 1304 (77.16%) Developer
2 753 (44.56%) .NET Developer
3 484 (28.64%) C# Developer
4 376 (22.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 289 (17.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 269 (15.92%) ASP.NET Developer
7 230 (13.61%) Senior Developer
8 163 (9.64%) Software Developer
9 159 (9.41%) Web Developer
10 149 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
11 115 (6.80%) Analyst
12 112 (6.63%) Senior C# Developer
13 94 (5.56%) Junior
14 90 (5.33%) Junior Developer
15 79 (4.67%) .NET Web Developer
16 62 (3.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 56 (3.31%) C# Web Developer
17 56 (3.31%) .NET Software Developer
18 53 (3.14%) C# Software Developer
18 53 (3.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1152 (68.17%) ASP.NET
2 778 (46.04%) HTML
3 651 (38.52%) CSS
4 437 (25.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 401 (23.73%) jQuery
6 339 (20.06%) WCF
7 309 (18.28%) .NET Framework
8 287 (16.98%) Web Services
9 284 (16.80%) XML
10 268 (15.86%) HTML5
11 165 (9.76%) LINQ
12 146 (8.64%) Ajax
13 138 (8.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 130 (7.69%) CSS3
15 115 (6.80%) WPF
16 99 (5.86%) KnockoutJS
17 95 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 90 (5.33%) SOAP
19 84 (4.97%) AngularJS
20 83 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 97 (5.74%) Mobile App
4 91 (5.38%) Enterprise Software
5 74 (4.38%) N-Tier
6 44 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
7 40 (2.37%) iPhone
7 40 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 37 (2.19%) User Experience
9 26 (1.54%) Streaming Music
10 21 (1.24%) Replication
10 21 (1.24%) NHS
11 17 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 15 (0.89%) W3C
12 15 (0.89%) Informatics
13 8 (0.47%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.47%) Social Media
14 7 (0.41%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.41%) Data Integration
15 6 (0.36%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 314 (18.58%) Windows
2 130 (7.69%) Android
3 87 (5.15%) Apple iOS
4 47 (2.78%) Linux
5 13 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.65%) UNIX
8 9 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.059%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.059%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.059%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.059%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.059%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.059%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.059%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 708 (41.89%) MVC
3 384 (22.72%) TDD
4 332 (19.64%) Scrum
5 303 (17.93%) OO
6 227 (13.43%) Software Engineering
7 226 (13.37%) Web Development
8 144 (8.52%) Web Application Development
9 124 (7.34%) BDD
10 116 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
11 114 (6.75%) Project Management
12 113 (6.69%) OOP
13 106 (6.27%) Domain-Driven Design
14 105 (6.21%) Unit Testing
15 97 (5.74%) Dependency Injection
16 85 (5.03%) E-Commerce
17 82 (4.85%) Mentoring
18 73 (4.32%) SOA
19 71 (4.20%) Automated Testing
20 69 (4.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1396 (82.60%) C#
2 738 (43.67%) SQL
3 700 (41.42%) JavaScript
4 270 (15.98%) VB.NET
5 181 (10.71%) Java
6 124 (7.34%) T-SQL
7 123 (7.28%) PHP
8 94 (5.56%) VB
9 71 (4.20%) C++
10 43 (2.54%) Ruby
11 30 (1.78%) Python
12 28 (1.66%) VBA
13 26 (1.54%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.42%) VB6
15 23 (1.36%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.36%) C
16 19 (1.12%) VBScript
17 16 (0.95%) Perl
18 15 (0.89%) PowerShell
19 6 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 256 (15.15%) Degree
2 36 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (2.07%) ISEB
4 17 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 15 (0.89%) HND
6 13 (0.77%) MCP
7 8 (0.47%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.18%) MCPD
9 3 (0.18%) MCSD
9 3 (0.18%) MCTS
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.059%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.059%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.38%) QA
2 26 (1.54%) SLA
3 20 (1.18%) WAI
4 7 (0.41%) WCAG
5 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.059%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (0.24%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.24%) Kibana
3 2 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.059%) MOM
4 1 (0.059%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.059%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 410 (24.26%) Microsoft
2 70 (4.14%) Oracle
3 52 (3.08%) Google
4 44 (2.60%) Sitecore
5 28 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
6 24 (1.42%) Telerik
7 22 (1.30%) Twitter
8 21 (1.24%) EPiServer
9 18 (1.07%) SAP
10 17 (1.01%) DevExpress
11 16 (0.95%) Facebook
12 12 (0.71%) VMware
12 12 (0.71%) Xamarin
13 11 (0.65%) Adobe
14 10 (0.59%) Business Objects
15 9 (0.53%) Zend
16 8 (0.47%) Apple
17 6 (0.36%) SYSPRO
18 4 (0.24%) Eloqua
18 4 (0.24%) JD Edwards
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + benefits and 35 hour week 9am-5pm
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 55,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependant on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday