The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 32 22 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 31.07% 62.86% 45.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.38% 88.00% 89.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 48
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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 Wigan region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
53 25 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 51.46% 71.43% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 54
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,050 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

.NET
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

.NET Salary Trend in Wigan

.NET
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Wigan

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 76 (91.57%) ASP.NET
2 67 (80.72%) C#
3 57 (68.67%) HTML
3 57 (68.67%) SQL Server
4 44 (53.01%) HTML5
5 42 (50.60%) CSS
6 34 (40.96%) SQL
7 29 (34.94%) Software Engineering
7 29 (34.94%) WPF
8 26 (31.33%) Silverlight
9 23 (27.71%) Windows
10 19 (22.89%) MVC
11 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
12 15 (18.07%) WCF
12 15 (18.07%) Ajax
13 14 (16.87%) Unit Testing
13 14 (16.87%) Oracle
13 14 (16.87%) Web Services
14 12 (14.46%) jQuery
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (13.25%) Azure SQL Database
15 11 (13.25%) Web Application Development
15 11 (13.25%) PL/SQL
15 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (12.05%) Umbraco
17 9 (10.84%) System Testing
17 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
17 9 (10.84%) CRM
17 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
18 8 (9.64%) XML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 10 (12.05%) Umbraco
2 5 (6.02%) CMS
3 3 (3.61%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Intranet
1 2 (2.41%) Extranet
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (68.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.61%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (3.61%) NUnit
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.20%) Advertising
1 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (97.59%) Developer
2 45 (54.22%) .NET Developer
3 21 (25.30%) C# Developer
4 16 (19.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 16 (19.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Junior
6 12 (14.46%) Junior Developer
7 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Graduate Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Graduate
9 5 (6.02%) Applications Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.02%) VB Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Junior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.82%) .NET Applications Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Trainee Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Trainee
10 4 (4.82%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (91.57%) ASP.NET
2 57 (68.67%) HTML
3 44 (53.01%) HTML5
4 42 (50.60%) CSS
5 29 (34.94%) WPF
6 26 (31.33%) Silverlight
7 15 (18.07%) Ajax
7 15 (18.07%) WCF
8 14 (16.87%) Web Services
9 12 (14.46%) jQuery
10 8 (9.64%) XML
11 5 (6.02%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.02%) WinForms
11 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (4.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (4.82%) REST
12 4 (4.82%) XSLT
12 4 (4.82%) SOAP
13 3 (3.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Open Source
5 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.20%) W3C
5 1 (1.20%) GIS
5 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Software Engineering
2 19 (22.89%) MVC
3 14 (16.87%) Unit Testing
4 11 (13.25%) Web Application Development
5 9 (10.84%) System Testing
5 9 (10.84%) CRM
5 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.02%) ERP
6 5 (6.02%) OO
7 4 (4.82%) OOD
8 3 (3.61%) E-business
8 3 (3.61%) Time Management
8 3 (3.61%) Web Development
8 3 (3.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.61%) Line Management
9 2 (2.41%) Web Design
9 2 (2.41%) TDD
10 1 (1.20%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.20%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 67 (80.72%) C#
2 34 (40.96%) SQL
3 17 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.25%) PL/SQL
5 9 (10.84%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.23%) VB
7 5 (6.02%) Java
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) VBA
8 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.20%) Google
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