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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 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 861 1085 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.60% 28.46% 29.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.17% 57.74% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 765 991 1047
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,375 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
.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
1751 1879 1936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.93% 49.29% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1491 1680 1753
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,300 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 68 £42,000 +33.33% 15
Bolton 0 60 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Wigan +1 41 £32,500 -11.56% 11
Salford +1 17 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Cheadle -4 17 £45,000 +57.89%
Rochdale +2 14 £45,000 -
Altrincham -5 13 £32,000 -4.47% 5
Oldham +1 12 £39,000 +30.00% 1
Bury -15 6 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Sale +2 1 £42,500 +26.86% 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1447 (79.90%) C#
2 1146 (63.28%) ASP.NET
3 1063 (58.70%) SQL Server
4 781 (43.13%) HTML
5 776 (42.85%) MVC
6 748 (41.30%) JavaScript
7 708 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
8 639 (35.28%) SQL
9 627 (34.62%) CSS
10 456 (25.18%) .NET Framework
11 451 (24.90%) jQuery
12 428 (23.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 426 (23.52%) WCF
14 422 (23.30%) Microsoft
15 389 (21.48%) TDD
16 351 (19.38%) OO
17 340 (18.77%) VB.NET
18 328 (18.11%) XML
19 312 (17.23%) Web Services
20 292 (16.12%) Windows
21 288 (15.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 270 (14.91%) Scrum
23 257 (14.19%) LINQ
24 250 (13.80%) Degree
25 241 (13.31%) Finance
26 215 (11.87%) HTML5
27 207 (11.43%) Web Development
28 202 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
29 185 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
30 182 (10.05%) Java

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 131 (7.23%) SharePoint
2 123 (6.79%) IIS
3 75 (4.14%) CMS
4 62 (3.42%) Node.js
5 45 (2.48%) Umbraco
6 27 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 23 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (1.05%) WordPress
10 16 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.55%) Drupal
12 9 (0.50%) Sitefinity
13 8 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.39%) WebLogic
15 6 (0.33%) Apache
15 6 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
16 5 (0.28%) Confluence
16 5 (0.28%) nginx
16 5 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 154 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 14 (0.77%) MS Office
4 9 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (0.33%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.055%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.055%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (1.21%) Visualfiles
1 22 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.72%) Magento
3 9 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.055%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.10%) SaaS
5 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.28%) GitHub
6 5 (0.28%) PaaS
6 5 (0.28%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.22%) IaaS
7 4 (0.22%) Office 365
8 1 (0.055%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.055%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 86 (4.75%) Internet
2 50 (2.76%) Intranet
3 34 (1.88%) HTTP
4 27 (1.49%) DNS
5 20 (1.10%) SMTP
5 20 (1.10%) Firewall
6 14 (0.77%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.28%) DHCP
7 5 (0.28%) FTP
7 5 (0.28%) IPsec
8 4 (0.22%) NAS
8 4 (0.22%) Extranet
8 4 (0.22%) SAN
9 3 (0.17%) LAN
9 3 (0.17%) WAN
10 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.11%) MPLS
10 2 (0.11%) RFID
10 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1063 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 202 (11.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 134 (7.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 111 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 83 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 75 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 63 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 56 (3.09%) MySQL
9 28 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (1.33%) RDBMS
11 23 (1.27%) RavenDB
12 21 (1.16%) Big Data
12 21 (1.16%) MongoDB
12 21 (1.16%) Oracle Database
13 17 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
14 14 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.61%) NoSQL
16 10 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 185 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 153 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 83 (4.58%) NUnit
4 61 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 41 (2.26%) Moq
6 38 (2.10%) Subversion
7 37 (2.04%) Selenium
8 27 (1.49%) ReSharper
8 27 (1.49%) SpecFlow
9 16 (0.88%) WebDriver
10 14 (0.77%) Mercurial
10 14 (0.77%) MSTest
10 14 (0.77%) JIRA
10 14 (0.77%) JMeter
11 13 (0.72%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.50%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.44%) Dreamweaver
13 8 (0.44%) LabVIEW
14 7 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 241 (13.31%) Finance
2 92 (5.08%) Marketing
3 51 (2.82%) Games
4 46 (2.54%) Retail
5 37 (2.04%) Legal
6 35 (1.93%) Advertising
7 32 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.44%) Banking
9 25 (1.38%) Law
10 23 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.77%) Billing
12 11 (0.61%) Automotive
13 10 (0.55%) Back Office
14 5 (0.28%) German Language
14 5 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 5 (0.28%) Turkish Language
15 4 (0.22%) Electronics
16 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.17%) Publishing
17 2 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 1366 (75.43%) Developer
2 682 (37.66%) .NET Developer
3 496 (27.39%) C# Developer
4 360 (19.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 298 (16.45%) Senior Developer
6 259 (14.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 242 (13.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 238 (13.14%) Software Developer
9 161 (8.89%) Web Developer
10 151 (8.34%) Senior C# Developer
11 134 (7.40%) Senior .NET Developer
12 127 (7.01%) Analyst
13 106 (5.85%) Team Leader
14 87 (4.80%) Junior
15 82 (4.53%) Junior Developer
16 79 (4.36%) .NET Software Developer
17 78 (4.31%) C# Software Developer
18 77 (4.25%) Development Team Leader
19 75 (4.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
20 68 (3.75%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1146 (63.28%) ASP.NET
2 781 (43.13%) HTML
3 627 (34.62%) CSS
4 456 (25.18%) .NET Framework
5 451 (24.90%) jQuery
6 428 (23.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 426 (23.52%) WCF
8 328 (18.11%) XML
9 312 (17.23%) Web Services
10 288 (15.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 257 (14.19%) LINQ
12 215 (11.87%) HTML5
13 164 (9.06%) WPF
14 150 (8.28%) Ajax
14 150 (8.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 113 (6.24%) XSLT
16 102 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 101 (5.58%) KnockoutJS
18 98 (5.41%) WinForms
19 72 (3.98%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 114 (6.29%) Computer Science
2 70 (3.87%) User Experience
3 67 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 65 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (3.53%) N-Tier
6 53 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 47 (2.60%) Mathematics
8 43 (2.37%) Social Media
9 37 (2.04%) iPhone
10 33 (1.82%) Physics
10 33 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
11 21 (1.16%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.16%) W3C
12 19 (1.05%) Management Information System
13 14 (0.77%) Streaming Music
14 13 (0.72%) Open Source
15 12 (0.66%) iPad
16 11 (0.61%) NHS
17 10 (0.55%) Informatics
18 9 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 292 (16.12%) Windows
2 51 (2.82%) Android
3 34 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (1.82%) Linux
5 28 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.50%) UNIX
8 7 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.17%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.055%) AIX
13 1 (0.055%) Solaris
13 1 (0.055%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.055%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (42.85%) MVC
2 708 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
3 389 (21.48%) TDD
4 351 (19.38%) OO
5 270 (14.91%) Scrum
6 207 (11.43%) Web Development
7 160 (8.83%) Software Engineering
8 136 (7.51%) Unit Testing
9 131 (7.23%) Project Management
10 128 (7.07%) Mentoring
11 124 (6.85%) OOD
12 123 (6.79%) E-Commerce
13 99 (5.47%) Web Application Development
14 97 (5.36%) Domain-Driven Design
15 88 (4.86%) OOP
16 83 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
17 81 (4.47%) Coaching
18 80 (4.42%) UML
19 77 (4.25%) BDD
20 61 (3.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1447 (79.90%) C#
2 748 (41.30%) JavaScript
3 639 (35.28%) SQL
4 340 (18.77%) VB.NET
5 182 (10.05%) Java
6 147 (8.12%) T-SQL
7 63 (3.48%) PHP
8 48 (2.65%) VB
9 46 (2.54%) C++
10 36 (1.99%) Ruby
11 33 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 16 (0.88%) XQuery
12 16 (0.88%) VBA
13 14 (0.77%) C
14 13 (0.72%) VBScript
15 11 (0.61%) Perl
15 11 (0.61%) TypeScript
16 10 (0.55%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.55%) Python
17 9 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 250 (13.80%) Degree
2 41 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (1.66%) MCP
4 21 (1.16%) MCTS
5 20 (1.10%) MCSD
6 18 (0.99%) MCAD
7 15 (0.83%) ISEB
8 9 (0.50%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.33%) MCSE
10 4 (0.22%) ACCA
10 4 (0.22%) CIMA
11 3 (0.17%) MCPD
12 1 (0.055%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.055%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.055%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.055%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.055%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.93%) QA
2 17 (0.94%) WAI
3 12 (0.66%) SLA
4 7 (0.39%) WCAG
5 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.28%) Xen
4 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (0.44%) OpenView
2 5 (0.28%) Puppet
2 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.28%) Ansible
3 3 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.055%) WSUS
5 1 (0.055%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 422 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 86 (4.75%) Oracle
3 46 (2.54%) Google
4 36 (1.99%) Sitecore
5 14 (0.77%) SAP
6 12 (0.66%) Adobe
6 12 (0.66%) VMware
7 10 (0.55%) Wonderware
7 10 (0.55%) Zend
7 10 (0.55%) IBM
7 10 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.50%) EPiServer
8 9 (0.50%) LexisNexis
9 8 (0.44%) Remedy
9 8 (0.44%) SYSPRO
9 8 (0.44%) Siemens
9 8 (0.44%) HP
10 7 (0.39%) Twitter
11 6 (0.33%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.22%) Cisco
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Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
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C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Growth opportunities towards tech le
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Capital Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SIS Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Depending on exp +Benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Gold Partner
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 55,000 + Benefits
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