The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 1011 1266 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.31% 30.79% 32.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.98% 59.44% 67.11%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1188 1128
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1839 2130 1794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 46.03% 51.80% 48.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1580 1943 1651
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
North West

.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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -1 115 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Stockport -2 64 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Oldham -1 23 £32,500 +8.33%
Wigan -2 21 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Salford +1 20 £39,750 +10.41% 1
Cheadle -5 18 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Altrincham -4 16 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Rochdale -3 3 £45,000 +30.43% 2
Bury - 3 £37,500 - 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1602 (84.54%) C#
2 1337 (70.55%) ASP.NET
3 1132 (59.74%) SQL Server
4 802 (42.32%) SQL
5 792 (41.79%) MVC
6 680 (35.88%) JavaScript
7 642 (33.88%) HTML
8 578 (30.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 529 (27.92%) CSS
10 512 (27.02%) WCF
11 463 (24.43%) VB.NET
12 454 (23.96%) jQuery
13 434 (22.90%) TDD
14 427 (22.53%) Microsoft
15 394 (20.79%) .NET Framework
16 384 (20.26%) XML
17 351 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
18 336 (17.73%) OO
19 315 (16.62%) Finance
20 314 (16.57%) Windows
21 284 (14.99%) Scrum
22 267 (14.09%) Web Services
23 265 (13.98%) T-SQL
24 247 (13.03%) SQL Server 2008
25 235 (12.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 226 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
27 210 (11.08%) Web Development
28 203 (10.71%) Degree
29 185 (9.76%) LINQ
30 184 (9.71%) SQL Server 2012

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 133 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 118 (6.23%) IIS
3 61 (3.22%) CMS
4 43 (2.27%) Node.js
5 40 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 36 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 21 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.69%) Umbraco
10 8 (0.42%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.26%) Apache
12 5 (0.26%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.21%) SAS
13 4 (0.21%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.21%) DNN
13 4 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 164 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.32%) MS Office
4 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.053%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.053%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 24 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.16%) Visualfiles
3 6 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.26%) Agresso
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.16%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.11%) Magento
8 1 (0.053%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.053%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.47%) Office 365
3 9 (0.47%) SaaS
3 9 (0.47%) GitHub
4 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.053%) PaaS
5 1 (0.053%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.69%) Internet
2 43 (2.27%) Intranet
3 23 (1.21%) HTTP
4 12 (0.63%) X.509
4 12 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.63%) SSL
5 10 (0.53%) RFID
5 10 (0.53%) Extranet
5 10 (0.53%) SAN
6 8 (0.42%) DNS
7 7 (0.37%) NAS
8 5 (0.26%) Firewall
8 5 (0.26%) VPN
8 5 (0.26%) WAN
9 3 (0.16%) Wireless
9 3 (0.16%) LAN
10 2 (0.11%) VoIP
10 2 (0.11%) SMTP
10 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.053%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1132 (59.74%) SQL Server
2 247 (13.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 184 (9.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 137 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 97 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 95 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (3.22%) Relational Database
8 60 (3.17%) MySQL
9 41 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
10 40 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 24 (1.27%) MongoDB
13 22 (1.16%) Oracle Database
14 21 (1.11%) RDBMS
15 18 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (0.42%) RavenDB
18 7 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 226 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 161 (8.50%) Visual Studio
3 88 (4.64%) NUnit
4 31 (1.64%) Moq
5 30 (1.58%) Git (software)
6 28 (1.48%) Subversion
7 24 (1.27%) Selenium
8 16 (0.84%) MSTest
9 14 (0.74%) ReSharper
10 13 (0.69%) SpecFlow
11 12 (0.63%) JUnit
11 12 (0.63%) TeamCity
11 12 (0.63%) Mercurial
12 9 (0.47%) Eclipse
12 9 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (0.42%) JIRA
14 7 (0.37%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.37%) Rhino Mocks
14 7 (0.37%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.37%) eggPlant
General
1 315 (16.62%) Finance
2 51 (2.69%) Legal
3 40 (2.11%) Retail
4 37 (1.95%) Games
5 36 (1.90%) Marketing
6 24 (1.27%) Advertising
7 19 (1.00%) Law
7 19 (1.00%) Back Office
8 16 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.79%) Banking
10 10 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.21%) Electronics
13 4 (0.21%) Billing
13 4 (0.21%) Local Government
14 3 (0.16%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.11%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.053%) Military
16 1 (0.053%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1524 (80.42%) Developer
2 800 (42.22%) .NET Developer
3 561 (29.60%) C# Developer
4 401 (21.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 307 (16.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 291 (15.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 274 (14.46%) Senior Developer
8 255 (13.46%) Web Developer
9 247 (13.03%) Software Developer
10 164 (8.65%) Analyst
11 139 (7.34%) Senior C# Developer
12 136 (7.18%) Senior .NET Developer
13 125 (6.60%) .NET Web Developer
14 112 (5.91%) Lead Developer
15 96 (5.07%) C# Web Developer
16 83 (4.38%) C# Software Developer
17 81 (4.27%) .NET Software Developer
18 68 (3.59%) Analyst Developer
19 67 (3.54%) Software Engineer
20 64 (3.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1337 (70.55%) ASP.NET
2 642 (33.88%) HTML
3 578 (30.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 529 (27.92%) CSS
5 512 (27.02%) WCF
6 454 (23.96%) jQuery
7 394 (20.79%) .NET Framework
8 384 (20.26%) XML
9 267 (14.09%) Web Services
10 235 (12.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 185 (9.76%) LINQ
12 168 (8.87%) WPF
13 165 (8.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 152 (8.02%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 145 (7.65%) HTML5
16 137 (7.23%) WinForms
17 131 (6.91%) Ajax
18 90 (4.75%) XSLT
19 83 (4.38%) Razor View Engine
20 77 (4.06%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 96 (5.07%) Computer Science
2 85 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 56 (2.96%) N-Tier
4 52 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (1.69%) W3C
6 30 (1.58%) Social Media
6 30 (1.58%) Client/Server
7 29 (1.53%) Open Source
8 25 (1.32%) iPhone
9 20 (1.06%) Mathematics
10 15 (0.79%) PKI
11 14 (0.74%) NHS
11 14 (0.74%) Statistics
11 14 (0.74%) Blog
12 13 (0.69%) Physics
13 12 (0.63%) Management Information System
14 10 (0.53%) Informatics
15 9 (0.47%) RIA
15 9 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
16 8 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 314 (16.57%) Windows
2 61 (3.22%) Android
3 37 (1.95%) Apple iOS
4 17 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (0.79%) Linux
7 14 (0.74%) UNIX
8 13 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.21%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.11%) Solaris
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.053%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.053%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 792 (41.79%) MVC
2 434 (22.90%) TDD
3 351 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 336 (17.73%) OO
5 284 (14.99%) Scrum
6 210 (11.08%) Web Development
7 159 (8.39%) Software Engineering
8 157 (8.28%) Unit Testing
9 127 (6.70%) E-Commerce
10 121 (6.39%) Project Management
11 103 (5.44%) Web Application Development
12 95 (5.01%) OOD
13 87 (4.59%) BDD
14 79 (4.17%) OOP
15 63 (3.32%) UML
16 57 (3.01%) ITIL
16 57 (3.01%) Domain-Driven Design
17 55 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (2.53%) Performance Tuning
19 41 (2.16%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1602 (84.54%) C#
2 802 (42.32%) SQL
3 680 (35.88%) JavaScript
4 463 (24.43%) VB.NET
5 265 (13.98%) T-SQL
6 173 (9.13%) Java
7 75 (3.96%) PHP
8 65 (3.43%) VB
9 49 (2.59%) Ruby
10 34 (1.79%) C++
11 27 (1.42%) PL/SQL
12 15 (0.79%) Python
13 11 (0.58%) Objective-C
13 11 (0.58%) Perl
14 10 (0.53%) VBScript
14 10 (0.53%) ActionScript
15 9 (0.47%) XPath
16 8 (0.42%) PowerShell
17 7 (0.37%) VB6
18 6 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 203 (10.71%) Degree
2 75 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (2.80%) MCP
4 40 (2.11%) MCTS
5 39 (2.06%) MCSD
6 38 (2.01%) MCAD
7 21 (1.11%) ISEB
8 13 (0.69%) Security Cleared
9 12 (0.63%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.47%) MCSE
11 2 (0.11%) ACCA
11 2 (0.11%) CIMA
11 2 (0.11%) MCPD
12 1 (0.053%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.053%) CITP
12 1 (0.053%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.74%) QA
2 25 (1.32%) WCAG
3 12 (0.63%) WAI
4 11 (0.58%) SLA
5 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.053%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.26%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.21%) Squid
4 2 (0.11%) vSphere
4 2 (0.11%) Postfix
5 1 (0.053%) XenApp
5 1 (0.053%) XenServer
5 1 (0.053%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.053%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.053%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.053%) Varnish
5 1 (0.053%) KVM
5 1 (0.053%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.053%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.053%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (0.32%) OpenView
2 3 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.053%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.053%) Puppet
4 1 (0.053%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.053%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 427 (22.53%) Microsoft
2 85 (4.49%) Oracle
3 32 (1.69%) Google
4 26 (1.37%) SAP
5 21 (1.11%) Twitter
6 19 (1.00%) Sitecore
6 19 (1.00%) VMware
7 13 (0.69%) Facebook
8 12 (0.63%) IBM
9 9 (0.47%) Adobe
9 9 (0.47%) HP
9 9 (0.47%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.37%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.32%) JD Edwards
11 6 (0.32%) Remedy
12 5 (0.26%) JBoss
12 5 (0.26%) Cisco
13 4 (0.21%) Siebel
13 4 (0.21%) Apple
Bolton, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Top Cashback
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venator Recruitment Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 43,000 + bens & 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday