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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 677 935 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.62% 24.50% 31.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.72% 54.55% 60.63%
Number of salaries quoted 595 853 1201
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 £28,950 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
1449 1714 2144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.12% 44.92% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1239 1462 1967
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 £45,000 £50,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Stockport +1 68 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Bolton -1 43 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Altrincham +7 23 £45,000 +2.85% 8
Wigan +4 22 £32,500 - 5
Salford -2 16 £47,500 +25.00%
Rochdale +5 15 £45,000 - 6
Cheadle +5 13 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Oldham +2 11 £26,250 -19.23% 5
Ashton-under-Lyne - 8 £32,500 - 2
Sale - 7 £37,500 - 1
Bury -1 2 £42,500 +21.42% 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1281 (83.40%) C#
2 1014 (66.02%) ASP.NET
3 850 (55.34%) SQL Server
4 728 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
5 661 (43.03%) MVC
6 657 (42.77%) HTML
7 635 (41.34%) SQL
8 579 (37.70%) JavaScript
9 551 (35.87%) CSS
10 412 (26.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 383 (24.93%) TDD
12 368 (23.96%) WCF
13 360 (23.44%) Microsoft
14 343 (22.33%) jQuery
15 304 (19.79%) Web Services
16 298 (19.40%) .NET Framework
17 297 (19.34%) Scrum
18 271 (17.64%) OO
19 266 (17.32%) XML
20 244 (15.89%) Windows
21 239 (15.56%) Degree
22 238 (15.49%) HTML5
23 208 (13.54%) VB.NET
24 197 (12.83%) Software Engineering
25 181 (11.78%) Java
26 170 (11.07%) Web Development
27 163 (10.61%) LINQ
28 148 (9.64%) WPF
29 145 (9.44%) Visual Studio
30 143 (9.31%) BDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 97 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 87 (5.66%) Node.js
3 66 (4.30%) IIS
4 54 (3.52%) CMS
5 50 (3.26%) Umbraco
6 24 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (0.52%) Sitefinity
9 8 (0.52%) Joomla!
9 8 (0.52%) Apache
9 8 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.39%) Confluence
11 6 (0.39%) Drupal
12 5 (0.33%) SAS
13 4 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.20%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 120 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.69%) MS Office
3 11 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.33%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.065%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.46%) Tridion
3 5 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.20%) Line 50
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.065%) Magento
5 1 (0.065%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.46%) SaaS
4 6 (0.39%) Yammer
5 5 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.26%) GitHub
6 4 (0.26%) Office 365
7 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.20%) Force.com
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.065%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.62%) Internet
2 51 (3.32%) HTTP
3 33 (2.15%) Intranet
4 11 (0.72%) Broadband
5 4 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.20%) DNS
6 3 (0.20%) LAN
6 3 (0.20%) WAN
7 2 (0.13%) NAS
7 2 (0.13%) SMTP
7 2 (0.13%) SAN
7 2 (0.13%) SSL
8 1 (0.065%) Extranet
8 1 (0.065%) SNMP
8 1 (0.065%) VoIP
8 1 (0.065%) DHCP
8 1 (0.065%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 850 (55.34%) SQL Server
2 121 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 100 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 79 (5.14%) MySQL
5 66 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 39 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (2.15%) RDBMS
9 29 (1.89%) NoSQL
10 22 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (0.85%) MongoDB
13 10 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.46%) Big Data
16 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 145 (9.44%) Visual Studio
2 142 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 106 (6.90%) NUnit
4 81 (5.27%) Git (software)
5 73 (4.75%) Subversion
5 73 (4.75%) Selenium
6 66 (4.30%) SpecFlow
7 42 (2.73%) SoapUI
8 38 (2.47%) TeamCity
9 35 (2.28%) Moq
10 33 (2.15%) Jenkins
10 33 (2.15%) JIRA
11 32 (2.08%) Rhino Mocks
11 32 (2.08%) MSTest
12 30 (1.95%) Hudson
13 16 (1.04%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.91%) WebDriver
15 13 (0.85%) Mercurial
16 12 (0.78%) WatiN
16 12 (0.78%) ReSharper
General
1 136 (8.85%) Finance
2 48 (3.13%) Games
3 44 (2.86%) Marketing
4 40 (2.60%) Retail
5 27 (1.76%) Manufacturing
6 24 (1.56%) Advertising
7 16 (1.04%) Back Office
8 15 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.78%) Automotive
10 9 (0.59%) Local Government
10 9 (0.59%) Banking
11 7 (0.46%) Electronics
12 4 (0.26%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.20%) Legal
14 2 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.065%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.065%) Law
Job Titles
1 1178 (76.69%) Developer
2 668 (43.49%) .NET Developer
3 452 (29.43%) C# Developer
4 343 (22.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 264 (17.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 234 (15.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 208 (13.54%) Senior Developer
8 156 (10.16%) Software Developer
9 146 (9.51%) Web Developer
10 136 (8.85%) Senior .NET Developer
11 106 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
12 101 (6.58%) Analyst
13 76 (4.95%) Junior
14 72 (4.69%) Junior Developer
15 67 (4.36%) .NET Web Developer
16 59 (3.84%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 56 (3.65%) C# Web Developer
17 56 (3.65%) Lead Developer
18 49 (3.19%) Test Analyst
19 47 (3.06%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1014 (66.02%) ASP.NET
2 657 (42.77%) HTML
3 551 (35.87%) CSS
4 412 (26.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 368 (23.96%) WCF
6 343 (22.33%) jQuery
7 304 (19.79%) Web Services
8 298 (19.40%) .NET Framework
9 266 (17.32%) XML
10 238 (15.49%) HTML5
11 163 (10.61%) LINQ
12 148 (9.64%) WPF
13 135 (8.79%) Entity Framework
14 123 (8.01%) Ajax
15 99 (6.45%) CSS3
16 90 (5.86%) AngularJS
17 85 (5.53%) KnockoutJS
18 81 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web API
19 79 (5.14%) SOAP
20 78 (5.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 117 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (5.86%) Mobile App
3 86 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 74 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
5 60 (3.91%) N-Tier
6 36 (2.34%) iPhone
6 36 (2.34%) Inversion of Control
7 32 (2.08%) User Experience
8 30 (1.95%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.82%) Replication
10 26 (1.69%) Streaming Music
11 22 (1.43%) NHS
12 20 (1.30%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.91%) Open Source
14 9 (0.59%) Informatics
15 8 (0.52%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.52%) W3C
16 7 (0.46%) Social Media
16 7 (0.46%) Data Integration
17 6 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 244 (15.89%) Windows
2 103 (6.71%) Android
3 61 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 39 (2.54%) Linux
5 9 (0.59%) UNIX
5 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.065%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.065%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (47.40%) Agile Software Development
2 661 (43.03%) MVC
3 383 (24.93%) TDD
4 297 (19.34%) Scrum
5 271 (17.64%) OO
6 197 (12.83%) Software Engineering
7 170 (11.07%) Web Development
8 143 (9.31%) BDD
9 138 (8.98%) Web Application Development
10 131 (8.53%) Unit Testing
11 119 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
12 101 (6.58%) Project Management
13 95 (6.18%) Mentoring
14 92 (5.99%) UML
15 89 (5.79%) OOP
16 83 (5.40%) Dependency Injection
17 82 (5.34%) Domain-Driven Design
18 79 (5.14%) E-Commerce
19 78 (5.08%) Automated Testing
20 74 (4.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1281 (83.40%) C#
2 635 (41.34%) SQL
3 579 (37.70%) JavaScript
4 208 (13.54%) VB.NET
5 181 (11.78%) Java
6 108 (7.03%) T-SQL
7 104 (6.77%) PHP
8 83 (5.40%) VB
9 75 (4.88%) C++
10 52 (3.39%) Ruby
11 36 (2.34%) VBA
12 29 (1.89%) C
13 26 (1.69%) Python
14 21 (1.37%) Objective-C
14 21 (1.37%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.11%) VB6
16 15 (0.98%) Perl
17 12 (0.78%) VBScript
18 10 (0.65%) Scala
19 8 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 239 (15.56%) Degree
2 40 (2.60%) ISEB
3 30 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 14 (0.91%) HND
6 9 (0.59%) MCP
6 9 (0.59%) MCSD
7 5 (0.33%) MCPD
8 4 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.26%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) MCTS
9 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.065%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.065%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.065%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.97%) QA
2 20 (1.30%) SLA
3 15 (0.98%) WAI
4 7 (0.46%) HL7
5 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) WCAG
7 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.065%) vSphere
3 1 (0.065%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.26%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.26%) Kibana
2 4 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.065%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.065%) MOM
4 1 (0.065%) Hyperic
4 1 (0.065%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 360 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 66 (4.30%) Oracle
3 36 (2.34%) Google
4 29 (1.89%) Sitecore
5 25 (1.63%) Telerik
6 21 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (1.11%) DevExpress
8 15 (0.98%) SAP
8 15 (0.98%) Twitter
9 13 (0.85%) Adobe
9 13 (0.85%) Facebook
10 12 (0.78%) Business Objects
11 11 (0.72%) EPiServer
12 10 (0.65%) Zend
12 10 (0.65%) VMware
13 9 (0.59%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.39%) Apigee
14 6 (0.39%) Capita
14 6 (0.39%) IBM
15 4 (0.26%) SYSPRO
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: Package
Posted: Yesterday