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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 857 954 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 22.12% 25.05% 31.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.38% 51.26% 59.89%
Number of salaries quoted 776 878 1159
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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
.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
1636 1861 2092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.23% 48.87% 52.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1449 1632 1888
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

.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 4 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 4 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 +1 89 £42,500 +21.42% 20
Stockport -1 49 £36,500 +4.28% 15
Wigan -3 34 £33,500 -0.74% 10
Altrincham 0 30 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Salford -2 15 £38,000 +1.33% 6
Rochdale +3 12 £44,000 +39.68% 4
Cheadle +1 10 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Ashton-under-Lyne - 9 £30,000 - 1
Oldham -7 2 - - 4
Sale +7 1 £37,500 - 2
Bury -2 1 £42,500 +77.08% 5
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 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 1420 (81.42%) C#
2 1191 (68.29%) ASP.NET
3 950 (54.47%) SQL Server
4 813 (46.62%) HTML
5 764 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
6 745 (42.72%) SQL
7 741 (42.49%) MVC
8 727 (41.69%) JavaScript
9 693 (39.74%) CSS
10 431 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 421 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 412 (23.62%) jQuery
13 360 (20.64%) TDD
14 340 (19.50%) Scrum
15 337 (19.32%) .NET Framework
16 333 (19.09%) Windows
17 319 (18.29%) WCF
18 314 (18.00%) OO
19 288 (16.51%) Web Services
20 286 (16.40%) VB.NET
21 279 (16.00%) XML
22 271 (15.54%) HTML5
23 253 (14.51%) Degree
24 237 (13.59%) Web Development
25 225 (12.90%) Software Engineering
26 182 (10.44%) Java
27 173 (9.92%) Finance
28 167 (9.58%) LINQ
29 152 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
30 142 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 106 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 102 (5.85%) IIS
3 88 (5.05%) CMS
4 87 (4.99%) Node.js
5 75 (4.30%) Umbraco
6 36 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (0.92%) Confluence
9 16 (0.92%) WordPress
10 12 (0.69%) Apache
11 11 (0.63%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.40%) Sitefinity
12 7 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.40%) SAS
13 6 (0.34%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.17%) Facebook Platform
14 3 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 121 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.26%) MS Office
3 17 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.23%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.057%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.057%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.057%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.057%) Zen Cart
5 1 (0.057%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 66 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (0.69%) SaaS
5 6 (0.34%) Yammer
6 4 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.17%) Force.com
8 1 (0.057%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.057%) Office 365
8 1 (0.057%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.59%) Internet
2 78 (4.47%) HTTP
3 31 (1.78%) Intranet
4 19 (1.09%) DNS
5 18 (1.03%) SMTP
6 10 (0.57%) Firewall
7 9 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.46%) SAN
8 8 (0.46%) NAS
9 3 (0.17%) Extranet
10 1 (0.057%) SSH
10 1 (0.057%) IPsec
10 1 (0.057%) SSL
10 1 (0.057%) SNMP
10 1 (0.057%) VoIP
10 1 (0.057%) DHCP
10 1 (0.057%) FTP
10 1 (0.057%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 950 (54.47%) SQL Server
2 152 (8.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 94 (5.39%) MySQL
5 86 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 75 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 54 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 40 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 37 (2.12%) RDBMS
10 33 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 26 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
12 24 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (1.26%) NoSQL
14 20 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2000
17 12 (0.69%) Big Data
18 10 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
19 9 (0.52%) Hadoop
20 8 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 142 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 140 (8.03%) Visual Studio
3 86 (4.93%) Subversion
4 81 (4.64%) Git (software)
5 79 (4.53%) NUnit
6 64 (3.67%) Selenium
7 53 (3.04%) JIRA
8 50 (2.87%) SpecFlow
9 42 (2.41%) TeamCity
10 32 (1.83%) Moq
11 25 (1.43%) SoapUI
12 22 (1.26%) MSTest
12 22 (1.26%) Mercurial
13 21 (1.20%) Jenkins
14 19 (1.09%) Hudson
15 17 (0.97%) WebDriver
16 16 (0.92%) Bitbucket
16 16 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
17 15 (0.86%) WatiN
18 14 (0.80%) Xcode
General
1 173 (9.92%) Finance
2 75 (4.30%) Marketing
3 41 (2.35%) Games
4 40 (2.29%) Retail
5 28 (1.61%) Advertising
6 26 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.32%) Automotive
8 21 (1.20%) Back Office
9 16 (0.92%) Banking
10 9 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.34%) Music Industry
11 6 (0.34%) Local Government
12 5 (0.29%) Electronics
13 2 (0.11%) Law
13 2 (0.11%) Legal
13 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.11%) German Language
13 2 (0.11%) Billing
14 1 (0.057%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.057%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 1334 (76.49%) Developer
2 768 (44.04%) .NET Developer
3 477 (27.35%) C# Developer
4 371 (21.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 281 (16.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 271 (15.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 249 (14.28%) Senior Developer
8 164 (9.40%) Software Developer
9 158 (9.06%) Web Developer
9 158 (9.06%) Senior .NET Developer
10 119 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
11 108 (6.19%) Analyst
12 105 (6.02%) Junior
13 102 (5.85%) Junior Developer
14 84 (4.82%) .NET Web Developer
15 66 (3.78%) Team Leader
16 65 (3.73%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 61 (3.50%) .NET Software Developer
18 58 (3.33%) Applications Developer
19 57 (3.27%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1191 (68.29%) ASP.NET
2 813 (46.62%) HTML
3 693 (39.74%) CSS
4 431 (24.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 412 (23.62%) jQuery
6 337 (19.32%) .NET Framework
7 319 (18.29%) WCF
8 288 (16.51%) Web Services
9 279 (16.00%) XML
10 271 (15.54%) HTML5
11 167 (9.58%) LINQ
12 141 (8.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 141 (8.08%) Ajax
13 128 (7.34%) CSS3
14 117 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 109 (6.25%) WPF
16 102 (5.85%) KnockoutJS
17 98 (5.62%) SOAP
18 90 (5.16%) WinForms
19 81 (4.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 91 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 87 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
5 85 (4.87%) N-Tier
6 43 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
7 42 (2.41%) User Experience
8 41 (2.35%) iPhone
9 38 (2.18%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.38%) Streaming Music
11 19 (1.09%) Client/Server
12 18 (1.03%) W3C
13 16 (0.92%) Replication
14 15 (0.86%) NHS
15 13 (0.75%) Informatics
16 12 (0.69%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.69%) Social Media
17 10 (0.57%) Physics
18 8 (0.46%) Clustering
19 7 (0.40%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 333 (19.09%) Windows
2 122 (7.00%) Android
3 83 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 47 (2.69%) Linux
5 16 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
8 8 (0.46%) UNIX
9 7 (0.40%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.23%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.057%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.057%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.057%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.057%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.057%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.057%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 764 (43.81%) Agile Software Development
2 741 (42.49%) MVC
3 360 (20.64%) TDD
4 340 (19.50%) Scrum
5 314 (18.00%) OO
6 237 (13.59%) Web Development
7 225 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 135 (7.74%) Web Application Development
9 120 (6.88%) Unit Testing
10 117 (6.71%) Project Management
11 113 (6.48%) OOP
12 110 (6.31%) Domain-Driven Design
12 110 (6.31%) BDD
13 109 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
14 99 (5.68%) Dependency Injection
15 98 (5.62%) E-Commerce
16 85 (4.87%) Mentoring
17 79 (4.53%) SOA
18 75 (4.30%) OOD
19 72 (4.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1420 (81.42%) C#
2 745 (42.72%) SQL
3 727 (41.69%) JavaScript
4 286 (16.40%) VB.NET
5 182 (10.44%) Java
6 123 (7.05%) T-SQL
7 121 (6.94%) PHP
8 93 (5.33%) VB
9 65 (3.73%) C++
10 34 (1.95%) Ruby
11 28 (1.61%) Python
11 28 (1.61%) VB6
12 27 (1.55%) PL/SQL
13 24 (1.38%) VBA
14 22 (1.26%) Objective-C
15 19 (1.09%) PowerShell
16 17 (0.97%) C
16 17 (0.97%) VBScript
17 16 (0.92%) Perl
18 7 (0.40%) XAML
Qualifications
1 253 (14.51%) Degree
2 60 (3.44%) VCP4
3 43 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (1.78%) ISEB
5 16 (0.92%) HND
5 16 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.75%) MCP
7 8 (0.46%) Security Cleared
8 6 (0.34%) MCTS
9 5 (0.29%) MCPD
10 4 (0.23%) MCSD
11 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.057%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.057%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.057%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.01%) QA
2 26 (1.49%) SLA
3 18 (1.03%) WAI
4 7 (0.40%) WCAG
5 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.63%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.057%) Xen
3 1 (0.057%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 7 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.23%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.23%) Kibana
3 3 (0.17%) Puppet
4 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.057%) Ansible
5 1 (0.057%) Hyperic
5 1 (0.057%) MOM
Vendors
1 421 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 62 (3.56%) Oracle
3 55 (3.15%) Google
4 47 (2.69%) Sitecore
5 24 (1.38%) Telerik
6 23 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.26%) EPiServer
8 20 (1.15%) Twitter
9 19 (1.09%) SAP
10 16 (0.92%) DevExpress
11 14 (0.80%) Facebook
12 12 (0.69%) VMware
13 11 (0.63%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.57%) Apple
14 10 (0.57%) Business Objects
14 10 (0.57%) Zend
15 9 (0.52%) Adobe
16 7 (0.40%) IronPort
16 7 (0.40%) Symantec
17 6 (0.34%) SYSPRO
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