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 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 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 14 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 31.11% 7.14% 25.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.75% 100.00% 68.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 20
Average salary £45,000 - £36,750
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 - £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,400 - £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
.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
32 1 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 71.11% 7.14% 37.18%
Number of salaries quoted 32 0 29
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 - £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £43,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.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 17 September 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 25 (100.00%) Internet
1 25 (100.00%) Coaching
2 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (84.00%) CSS
2 21 (84.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (84.00%) Marketing
3 19 (76.00%) UML
4 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (56.00%) WCF
6 13 (52.00%) MVC
7 12 (48.00%) OO
7 12 (48.00%) OOD
7 12 (48.00%) Finance
7 12 (48.00%) TDD
7 12 (48.00%) Billing
7 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
7 12 (48.00%) Refactoring
7 12 (48.00%) Time Management
7 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (48.00%) MSTest
7 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
7 12 (48.00%) Line Management
7 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
8 10 (40.00%) SQL
8 10 (40.00%) SOAP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 21 (84.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MSTest
2 10 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 10 (40.00%) NUnit
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (84.00%) Marketing
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Lead Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Web Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) HTML
1 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
1 21 (84.00%) CSS
2 14 (56.00%) WCF
3 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 10 (40.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 10 (40.00%) REST
4 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (40.00%) SOAP
4 10 (40.00%) Web Services
4 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (40.00%) LINQ
5 4 (16.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Coaching
2 19 (76.00%) UML
3 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (52.00%) MVC
5 12 (48.00%) OO
5 12 (48.00%) OOD
5 12 (48.00%) TDD
5 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (48.00%) Refactoring
5 12 (48.00%) Time Management
5 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
5 12 (48.00%) Line Management
5 12 (48.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (40.00%) BDD
6 10 (40.00%) OWASP
6 10 (40.00%) Pair Programming
7 9 (36.00%) Content Management
7 9 (36.00%) Software Architecture
7 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (36.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
1 2 (8.00%) MCSD
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft