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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 824 884 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.88% 23.78% 32.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.91% 47.99% 60.48%
Number of salaries quoted 754 824 1295
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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
1651 1842 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.84% 49.56% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1469 1655 2108
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +3 66 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Stockport +3 64 £35,000 - 10
Wigan -4 35 £32,500 -11.56% 9
Altrincham +1 31 £37,500 - 14
Salford -1 19 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Cheadle +1 16 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Ashton-under-Lyne - 13 £47,500 -
Rochdale -8 3 £43,000 +32.30% 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1351 (79.14%) C#
2 1141 (66.84%) ASP.NET
3 930 (54.48%) SQL Server
4 786 (46.05%) HTML
5 732 (42.88%) MVC
6 703 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
7 696 (40.77%) JavaScript
8 686 (40.19%) SQL
9 668 (39.13%) CSS
10 423 (24.78%) Microsoft
11 405 (23.73%) jQuery
12 401 (23.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 353 (20.68%) TDD
14 342 (20.04%) .NET Framework
15 337 (19.74%) OO
16 313 (18.34%) Windows
17 298 (17.46%) Scrum
18 297 (17.40%) WCF
19 291 (17.05%) Web Services
19 291 (17.05%) VB.NET
20 286 (16.75%) XML
21 254 (14.88%) HTML5
22 248 (14.53%) Web Development
23 226 (13.24%) Degree
24 198 (11.60%) Finance
25 192 (11.25%) Software Engineering
26 179 (10.49%) Java
27 159 (9.31%) LINQ
28 157 (9.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 140 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 112 (6.56%) IIS
2 105 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 89 (5.21%) CMS
4 85 (4.98%) Node.js
5 78 (4.57%) Umbraco
6 38 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 23 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 21 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (1.11%) WordPress
10 16 (0.94%) Confluence
11 15 (0.88%) Apache
12 13 (0.76%) MS Exchange
13 11 (0.64%) Sitefinity
14 8 (0.47%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.41%) SAS
15 7 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.35%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 129 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 21 (1.23%) MS Office
4 9 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.18%) MS Project
7 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.059%) InDesign
8 1 (0.059%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.059%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.059%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.059%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 23 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.29%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
7 1 (0.059%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
4 16 (0.94%) SaaS
5 5 (0.29%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.29%) GitHub
5 5 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.059%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.059%) PaaS
7 1 (0.059%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 86 (5.04%) Internet
2 71 (4.16%) HTTP
3 31 (1.82%) Intranet
4 27 (1.58%) DNS
5 22 (1.29%) SMTP
6 16 (0.94%) Firewall
7 15 (0.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.41%) NAS
8 7 (0.41%) SAN
9 5 (0.29%) IPsec
9 5 (0.29%) DHCP
9 5 (0.29%) FTP
10 4 (0.23%) Extranet
11 1 (0.059%) SSH
11 1 (0.059%) SNMP
11 1 (0.059%) VoIP
11 1 (0.059%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 930 (54.48%) SQL Server
2 131 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 103 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 100 (5.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 86 (5.04%) MySQL
6 71 (4.16%) Relational Database
7 70 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 52 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (2.17%) MongoDB
10 36 (2.11%) RDBMS
11 30 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
13 24 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (1.17%) NoSQL
16 16 (0.94%) Big Data
17 12 (0.70%) Hadoop
18 11 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (0.64%) MS Access
19 10 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 140 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 138 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 89 (5.21%) Git (software)
4 80 (4.69%) Subversion
5 76 (4.45%) NUnit
6 49 (2.87%) JIRA
6 49 (2.87%) Selenium
7 34 (1.99%) TeamCity
7 34 (1.99%) SpecFlow
8 30 (1.76%) Moq
9 25 (1.46%) Mercurial
10 20 (1.17%) MSTest
11 19 (1.11%) SoapUI
11 19 (1.11%) Jenkins
12 18 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (0.94%) Bitbucket
14 15 (0.88%) WebDriver
15 14 (0.82%) WatiN
16 13 (0.76%) Hudson
17 11 (0.64%) MSBuild
General
1 198 (11.60%) Finance
2 74 (4.34%) Marketing
3 40 (2.34%) Retail
4 37 (2.17%) Games
5 27 (1.58%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.46%) Automotive
7 24 (1.41%) Advertising
8 23 (1.35%) Banking
8 23 (1.35%) Back Office
9 12 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.41%) Legal
11 6 (0.35%) Law
11 6 (0.35%) Local Government
11 6 (0.35%) Music Industry
11 6 (0.35%) German Language
12 5 (0.29%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.29%) Turkish Language
13 4 (0.23%) Billing
14 2 (0.12%) Publishing
14 2 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1304 (76.39%) Developer
2 714 (41.83%) .NET Developer
3 451 (26.42%) C# Developer
4 340 (19.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 257 (15.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 256 (15.00%) Senior Developer
7 254 (14.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 166 (9.72%) Web Developer
9 159 (9.31%) Software Developer
10 149 (8.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 120 (7.03%) Senior C# Developer
12 105 (6.15%) Analyst
13 98 (5.74%) Junior
14 93 (5.45%) Junior Developer
15 89 (5.21%) .NET Web Developer
16 70 (4.10%) Team Leader
17 63 (3.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
18 61 (3.57%) Architect
19 59 (3.46%) .NET Software Developer
20 56 (3.28%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1141 (66.84%) ASP.NET
2 786 (46.05%) HTML
3 668 (39.13%) CSS
4 405 (23.73%) jQuery
5 401 (23.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 342 (20.04%) .NET Framework
7 297 (17.40%) WCF
8 291 (17.05%) Web Services
9 286 (16.75%) XML
10 254 (14.88%) HTML5
11 159 (9.31%) LINQ
12 157 (9.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 137 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 132 (7.73%) Ajax
15 114 (6.68%) CSS3
16 111 (6.50%) WPF
17 98 (5.74%) KnockoutJS
18 91 (5.33%) SOAP
19 88 (5.16%) WinForms
19 88 (5.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 89 (5.21%) Computer Science
2 82 (4.80%) N-Tier
3 80 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 73 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
6 46 (2.69%) iPhone
7 42 (2.46%) User Experience
8 35 (2.05%) Inversion of Control
9 29 (1.70%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.41%) Streaming Music
11 20 (1.17%) W3C
12 18 (1.05%) Mathematics
13 15 (0.88%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.76%) Replication
14 13 (0.76%) Physics
14 13 (0.76%) Informatics
15 12 (0.70%) NHS
16 10 (0.59%) Social Media
17 9 (0.53%) iPad
18 8 (0.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 313 (18.34%) Windows
2 105 (6.15%) Android
3 70 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 42 (2.46%) Linux
5 12 (0.70%) Windows Phone
6 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.53%) UNIX
8 6 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.059%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.059%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.059%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.059%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.059%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.059%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.059%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (42.88%) MVC
2 703 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 353 (20.68%) TDD
4 337 (19.74%) OO
5 298 (17.46%) Scrum
6 248 (14.53%) Web Development
7 192 (11.25%) Software Engineering
8 124 (7.26%) Project Management
9 123 (7.21%) Web Application Development
10 120 (7.03%) Unit Testing
11 117 (6.85%) OOP
12 106 (6.21%) E-Commerce
12 106 (6.21%) Domain-Driven Design
13 103 (6.03%) OOD
14 96 (5.62%) Mentoring
15 95 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
16 94 (5.51%) Dependency Injection
17 93 (5.45%) BDD
18 77 (4.51%) SOA
18 77 (4.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1351 (79.14%) C#
2 696 (40.77%) JavaScript
3 686 (40.19%) SQL
4 291 (17.05%) VB.NET
5 179 (10.49%) Java
6 113 (6.62%) PHP
7 107 (6.27%) T-SQL
8 86 (5.04%) VB
9 52 (3.05%) C++
10 33 (1.93%) PL/SQL
11 30 (1.76%) VB6
11 30 (1.76%) Ruby
12 20 (1.17%) VBScript
13 19 (1.11%) Python
14 18 (1.05%) PowerShell
15 15 (0.88%) Objective-C
16 13 (0.76%) Perl
17 12 (0.70%) VBA
18 10 (0.59%) C
19 9 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 226 (13.24%) Degree
2 49 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (1.41%) ISEB
4 16 (0.94%) MCP
5 15 (0.88%) HND
6 12 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.53%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.41%) MCTS
9 6 (0.35%) MCPD
10 3 (0.18%) MCSD
11 2 (0.12%) MCSE
11 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.059%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.059%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.75%) QA
2 21 (1.23%) SLA
3 15 (0.88%) WAI
4 7 (0.41%) WCAG
5 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.29%) Xen
4 1 (0.059%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.059%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 7 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (0.29%) Ansible
3 5 (0.29%) Puppet
4 4 (0.23%) Kibana
4 4 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.059%) MOM
6 1 (0.059%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 423 (24.78%) Microsoft
2 65 (3.81%) Oracle
3 60 (3.51%) Google
4 50 (2.93%) Sitecore
5 22 (1.29%) EPiServer
6 21 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 21 (1.23%) Telerik
7 20 (1.17%) SAP
8 15 (0.88%) Twitter
9 13 (0.76%) VMware
10 12 (0.70%) Xamarin
11 11 (0.64%) Facebook
11 11 (0.64%) Zend
11 11 (0.64%) Adobe
12 10 (0.59%) Apple
13 8 (0.47%) SYSPRO
14 7 (0.41%) Business Objects
14 7 (0.41%) IronPort
14 7 (0.41%) Symantec
15 5 (0.29%) Wonderware
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 41 minutes ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
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