The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 12 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 28.57% 13.89% 20.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 75.00% 45.45% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 7
Average salary £44,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.68% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £30,600 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £32,500 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
.NET
Manchester

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 Rochdale region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 38.10% 30.56% 47.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 18
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Rochdale region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

.NET
Salary Trend in Rochdale

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET across the Rochdale region.

.NET Salary Trend in Rochdale

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 13 (86.67%) C#
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (66.67%) Kanban
4 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 9 (60.00%) CSS
5 9 (60.00%) HTML
6 8 (53.33%) TDD
6 8 (53.33%) Selenium
6 8 (53.33%) WCF
6 8 (53.33%) LINQ
7 7 (46.67%) jQuery
7 7 (46.67%) Internet
7 7 (46.67%) MVC
8 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (40.00%) Windows
8 6 (40.00%) OO
8 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (40.00%) DevOps
9 5 (33.33%) Intranet
9 5 (33.33%) SQL
10 4 (26.67%) Workflow
10 4 (26.67%) Advertising
10 4 (26.67%) MSTest
10 4 (26.67%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
10 4 (26.67%) BDD
10 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) MSTest
2 4 (26.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
2 4 (26.67%) NUnit
General
1 4 (26.67%) Advertising
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
4 8 (53.33%) WCF
4 8 (53.33%) LINQ
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) WF
6 4 (26.67%) Lucene
6 4 (26.67%) NHibernate
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (26.67%) Lucene.Net
6 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
7 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Kanban
2 10 (66.67%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 6 (40.00%) OO
5 6 (40.00%) DevOps
6 4 (26.67%) Web Application Development
6 4 (26.67%) Workflow
6 4 (26.67%) Pair Programming
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum-ban
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) Email Marketing
7 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) OOD
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) RUP
8 2 (13.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
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