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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 891 1040 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.86% 28.38% 30.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.37% 56.92% 59.29%
Number of salaries quoted 794 944 1074
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
.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
1769 1827 1953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.40% 49.86% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1515 1618 1761
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 2 October 2014.

.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 2 October 2014. 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
Stockport +1 74 £35,000 +11.11% 14
Bolton 0 59 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Wigan 0 46 £32,000 -12.32% 12
Salford +3 21 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Cheadle -4 17 £45,000 +57.89% 2
Altrincham -7 14 £36,000 +18.03% 4
Rochdale 0 12 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Oldham -2 8 £37,000 +18.40% 1
Bury -16 6 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Sale 0 1 £42,500 +26.86%
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1406 (78.81%) C#
2 1117 (62.61%) ASP.NET
3 1034 (57.96%) SQL Server
4 789 (44.23%) HTML
5 752 (42.15%) MVC
6 725 (40.64%) JavaScript
7 696 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
8 625 (35.03%) CSS
9 604 (33.86%) SQL
10 435 (24.38%) jQuery
11 425 (23.82%) .NET Framework
12 413 (23.15%) Microsoft
13 408 (22.87%) WCF
14 396 (22.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 372 (20.85%) TDD
16 343 (19.23%) OO
17 333 (18.67%) VB.NET
18 319 (17.88%) XML
19 308 (17.26%) Web Services
20 293 (16.42%) Windows
21 264 (14.80%) Scrum
22 259 (14.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 247 (13.85%) LINQ
24 242 (13.57%) Degree
25 229 (12.84%) Finance
26 217 (12.16%) HTML5
27 216 (12.11%) Web Development
28 193 (10.82%) Java
29 183 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
30 175 (9.81%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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
1 127 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 120 (6.73%) IIS
3 83 (4.65%) CMS
4 71 (3.98%) Node.js
5 53 (2.97%) Umbraco
6 30 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (1.18%) WordPress
7 21 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.67%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.62%) Drupal
12 9 (0.50%) Sitefinity
13 8 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.45%) Apache
14 6 (0.34%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
15 5 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 136 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.07%) Photoshop
3 16 (0.90%) MS Office
4 11 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.34%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (0.34%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.18%) Visualfiles
3 13 (0.73%) Magento
4 12 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.056%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.056%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (1.18%) SaaS
5 6 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.28%) GitHub
6 5 (0.28%) PaaS
6 5 (0.28%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.22%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Office 365
9 1 (0.056%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.056%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 87 (4.88%) Internet
2 49 (2.75%) Intranet
3 38 (2.13%) HTTP
4 30 (1.68%) DNS
5 24 (1.35%) SMTP
6 21 (1.18%) Firewall
7 16 (0.90%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.39%) SAN
8 7 (0.39%) NAS
9 5 (0.28%) DHCP
9 5 (0.28%) IPsec
9 5 (0.28%) FTP
9 5 (0.28%) Extranet
10 3 (0.17%) LAN
10 3 (0.17%) WAN
11 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.11%) MPLS
11 2 (0.11%) VLAN
12 1 (0.056%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.056%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1034 (57.96%) SQL Server
2 183 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 121 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 117 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 75 (4.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 65 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 47 (2.63%) MySQL
9 27 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (1.40%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.35%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.23%) RavenDB
13 21 (1.18%) Big Data
14 19 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (1.07%) Oracle Database
15 14 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.62%) NoSQL
17 10 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
18 9 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 175 (9.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 147 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 79 (4.43%) NUnit
4 67 (3.76%) Git (software)
5 43 (2.41%) Subversion
6 37 (2.07%) Selenium
7 36 (2.02%) Moq
8 25 (1.40%) SpecFlow
8 25 (1.40%) ReSharper
9 16 (0.90%) MSTest
10 15 (0.84%) WebDriver
10 15 (0.84%) JIRA
11 14 (0.78%) JMeter
12 11 (0.62%) Mercurial
12 11 (0.62%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
13 8 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.39%) Jenkins
14 7 (0.39%) Selenium IDE
15 6 (0.34%) Eclipse
General
1 229 (12.84%) Finance
2 94 (5.27%) Marketing
3 54 (3.03%) Games
4 43 (2.41%) Retail
5 35 (1.96%) Legal
5 35 (1.96%) Advertising
5 35 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 24 (1.35%) Law
7 23 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.18%) Banking
9 14 (0.78%) Billing
10 12 (0.67%) Automotive
11 11 (0.62%) Back Office
12 6 (0.34%) German Language
13 5 (0.28%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.28%) Turkish Language
14 4 (0.22%) Electronics
15 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.17%) Publishing
16 2 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 1344 (75.34%) Developer
2 679 (38.06%) .NET Developer
3 470 (26.35%) C# Developer
4 341 (19.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 295 (16.54%) Senior Developer
6 242 (13.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 239 (13.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 229 (12.84%) Software Developer
9 160 (8.97%) Web Developer
10 149 (8.35%) Senior C# Developer
11 137 (7.68%) Senior .NET Developer
12 117 (6.56%) Analyst
13 112 (6.28%) Team Leader
14 94 (5.27%) Junior
15 89 (4.99%) Junior Developer
16 76 (4.26%) Development Team Leader
17 75 (4.20%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 75 (4.20%) .NET Software Developer
18 74 (4.15%) C# Software Developer
19 69 (3.87%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1117 (62.61%) ASP.NET
2 789 (44.23%) HTML
3 625 (35.03%) CSS
4 435 (24.38%) jQuery
5 425 (23.82%) .NET Framework
6 408 (22.87%) WCF
7 396 (22.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 319 (17.88%) XML
9 308 (17.26%) Web Services
10 259 (14.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 247 (13.85%) LINQ
12 217 (12.16%) HTML5
13 162 (9.08%) WPF
14 151 (8.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 142 (7.96%) Ajax
16 116 (6.50%) XSLT
17 107 (6.00%) KnockoutJS
18 99 (5.55%) WinForms
19 90 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 68 (3.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (6.11%) Computer Science
2 70 (3.92%) User Experience
3 68 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 64 (3.59%) N-Tier
5 59 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (2.35%) Mathematics
8 41 (2.30%) Social Media
9 40 (2.24%) iPhone
10 35 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
11 29 (1.63%) Physics
12 19 (1.07%) Management Information System
12 19 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 19 (1.07%) W3C
13 16 (0.90%) Streaming Music
14 14 (0.78%) Open Source
14 14 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
15 12 (0.67%) iPad
15 12 (0.67%) NHS
16 11 (0.62%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 293 (16.42%) Windows
2 56 (3.14%) Android
3 34 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (1.85%) Linux
5 30 (1.68%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.45%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.39%) UNIX
9 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.11%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.056%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.056%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.056%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (42.15%) MVC
2 696 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
3 372 (20.85%) TDD
4 343 (19.23%) OO
5 264 (14.80%) Scrum
6 216 (12.11%) Web Development
7 160 (8.97%) Software Engineering
8 143 (8.02%) Unit Testing
9 135 (7.57%) Project Management
10 122 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 121 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 116 (6.50%) OOD
13 108 (6.05%) Domain-Driven Design
14 103 (5.77%) Web Application Development
15 89 (4.99%) OOP
16 86 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
17 82 (4.60%) Coaching
18 80 (4.48%) UML
19 68 (3.81%) BDD
20 67 (3.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1406 (78.81%) C#
2 725 (40.64%) JavaScript
3 604 (33.86%) SQL
4 333 (18.67%) VB.NET
5 193 (10.82%) Java
6 138 (7.74%) T-SQL
7 74 (4.15%) PHP
8 56 (3.14%) VB
9 48 (2.69%) C++
10 31 (1.74%) Ruby
11 23 (1.29%) PL/SQL
12 17 (0.95%) VBA
13 16 (0.90%) XQuery
13 16 (0.90%) C
13 16 (0.90%) VB6
14 13 (0.73%) Perl
14 13 (0.73%) VBScript
15 11 (0.62%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.56%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 242 (13.57%) Degree
2 47 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (1.46%) MCP
4 20 (1.12%) MCTS
5 19 (1.07%) MCSD
6 16 (0.90%) MCAD
7 13 (0.73%) ISEB
8 9 (0.50%) Security Cleared
9 8 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.22%) ACCA
10 4 (0.22%) CIMA
11 3 (0.17%) MCSE
11 3 (0.17%) MCPD
12 1 (0.056%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.056%) HND
12 1 (0.056%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.056%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.96%) QA
2 15 (0.84%) WAI
3 14 (0.78%) SLA
4 4 (0.22%) WCAG
5 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.28%) Xen
4 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.056%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (0.34%) OpenView
1 6 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (0.28%) Puppet
2 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.28%) Ansible
3 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.056%) Mesos
4 1 (0.056%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.056%) WSUS
Vendors
1 413 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 74 (4.15%) Oracle
3 50 (2.80%) Google
4 40 (2.24%) Sitecore
5 12 (0.67%) EPiServer
5 12 (0.67%) VMware
6 11 (0.62%) Zend
6 11 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (0.56%) Adobe
7 10 (0.56%) Wonderware
8 9 (0.50%) LexisNexis
9 8 (0.45%) SYSPRO
9 8 (0.45%) SAP
9 8 (0.45%) Siemens
9 8 (0.45%) IBM
10 7 (0.39%) HP
11 6 (0.34%) Symantec
11 6 (0.34%) Remedy
11 6 (0.34%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.22%) Sybase
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+bonusagile
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: 1 hour ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago