The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 50 34 57
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 78 111 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.53% 6.16% 3.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.19% 13.79% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 64 100 57
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
.NET Framework
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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
640 805 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.21% 44.67% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 528 695 683
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

.NET Framework Salary Trend in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Warrington -2 23 £25,000 -9.50% 5
Runcorn - 12 £40,000 - 1
Crewe -9 7 £45,000 +59.29% 2
Knutsford +2 6 £46,000 +22.66% 2
Macclesfield +10 5 £35,000 +16.66%
Wilmslow +4 4 £39,388 +1.64%
Chester -8 2 £42,500 +17.24% 5
.NET Framework
North West

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 202 (100.00%) .NET
2 183 (90.59%) C#
3 137 (67.82%) MVC
3 137 (67.82%) ASP.NET
4 125 (61.88%) SQL Server
5 123 (60.89%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (51.49%) WCF
6 104 (51.49%) Microsoft
7 93 (46.04%) HTML
8 90 (44.55%) Entity Framework
9 86 (42.57%) JavaScript
10 83 (41.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 80 (39.60%) Windows
12 77 (38.12%) SQL
13 75 (37.13%) Web Services
14 74 (36.63%) CSS
15 66 (32.67%) TDD
16 64 (31.68%) jQuery
17 59 (29.21%) MS Excel
18 57 (28.22%) XML
18 57 (28.22%) Dependency Injection
19 56 (27.72%) Visual Studio
20 55 (27.23%) Finance
21 50 (24.75%) Scrum
21 50 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
22 45 (22.28%) WPF
23 44 (21.78%) VB.NET
23 44 (21.78%) Web Application Development
24 43 (21.29%) WinForms
25 41 (20.30%) MVVM

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.43%) Node.js
2 12 (5.94%) IIS
3 11 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.48%) Apache
6 4 (1.98%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.99%) CMS
7 2 (0.99%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 59 (29.21%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.93%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.95%) MS Project
4 4 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.50%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.50%) MS Office
5 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 11 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.92%) SaaS
2 5 (2.48%) Office 365
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.35%) Internet
2 8 (3.96%) Wireless
3 4 (1.98%) GPRS
3 4 (1.98%) UMTS
3 4 (1.98%) Intranet
4 3 (1.49%) ATM
5 1 (0.50%) SAN
5 1 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (61.88%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (13.37%) NoSQL
4 17 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.92%) MySQL
6 13 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (3.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.98%) OLTP
10 4 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.98%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.98%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.98%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.99%) QlikView
11 2 (0.99%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 56 (27.72%) Visual Studio
2 32 (15.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (13.37%) MSTest
4 25 (12.38%) Rhino Mocks
4 25 (12.38%) Moq
4 25 (12.38%) NUnit
5 17 (8.42%) Git (software)
6 9 (4.46%) JIRA
6 9 (4.46%) Subversion
7 4 (1.98%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.99%) Calabash
9 2 (0.99%) FxCop
9 2 (0.99%) StyleCop
9 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.99%) Gradle
9 2 (0.99%) Maven
9 2 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
General
1 55 (27.23%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Retail
3 10 (4.95%) Marketing
4 8 (3.96%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 178 (88.12%) Developer
2 123 (60.89%) .NET Developer
3 56 (27.72%) C# Developer
4 41 (20.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (16.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (14.36%) Junior
6 29 (14.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (14.36%) Junior Developer
7 27 (13.37%) Junior .NET Developer
7 27 (13.37%) Graduate Developer
7 27 (13.37%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 27 (13.37%) Graduate
8 24 (11.88%) Software Developer
9 17 (8.42%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (4.95%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (2.97%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.48%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.48%) Analyst
14 4 (1.98%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (100.00%) .NET
2 137 (67.82%) ASP.NET
3 104 (51.49%) WCF
4 93 (46.04%) HTML
5 90 (44.55%) Entity Framework
6 83 (41.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 75 (37.13%) Web Services
8 74 (36.63%) CSS
9 64 (31.68%) jQuery
10 57 (28.22%) XML
11 45 (22.28%) WPF
12 43 (21.29%) WinForms
13 39 (19.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 32 (15.84%) RESTful
15 31 (15.35%) Ajax
15 31 (15.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 30 (14.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (14.36%) Spring.NET
17 29 (14.36%) Castle Windsor
18 25 (12.38%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.34%) Inversion of Control
2 31 (15.35%) Computer Science
3 27 (13.37%) N-Tier
4 26 (12.87%) Mobile App
5 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.95%) User Experience
7 5 (2.48%) Tandem
8 4 (1.98%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.49%) Statistics
9 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.99%) Life Science
10 2 (0.99%) PMI
10 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.50%) Replication
11 1 (0.50%) W3C
11 1 (0.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (39.60%) Windows
2 19 (9.41%) Android
2 19 (9.41%) Apple iOS
3 18 (8.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (6.44%) Windows Phone
4 13 (6.44%) Windows Phone 7
5 12 (5.94%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (1.98%) UNIX
6 4 (1.98%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (67.82%) MVC
2 123 (60.89%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (32.67%) TDD
4 57 (28.22%) Dependency Injection
5 50 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
5 50 (24.75%) Scrum
6 44 (21.78%) Web Application Development
7 41 (20.30%) MVVM
8 40 (19.80%) SDLC
9 36 (17.82%) Unit Testing
10 34 (16.83%) SOA
11 32 (15.84%) OO
12 31 (15.35%) Kanban
13 21 (10.40%) OOP
14 20 (9.90%) Automated Testing
15 19 (9.41%) Software Engineering
15 19 (9.41%) Mentoring
16 16 (7.92%) Mobile Application Development
17 15 (7.43%) Software Testing
18 14 (6.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 183 (90.59%) C#
2 86 (42.57%) JavaScript
3 77 (38.12%) SQL
4 44 (21.78%) VB.NET
5 39 (19.31%) T-SQL
6 30 (14.85%) VB
7 17 (8.42%) Java
8 12 (5.94%) PHP
9 10 (4.95%) Ruby
10 5 (2.48%) VB6
10 5 (2.48%) C++
11 4 (1.98%) C
11 4 (1.98%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.49%) PHP5
13 2 (0.99%) R
14 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (11.88%) Degree
2 16 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 104 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.43%) Oracle
3 13 (6.44%) Apple
4 3 (1.49%) Adobe
5 2 (0.99%) Ektron
6 1 (0.50%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.50%) Dell
Warrington, Cheshire
Noir Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + blue chip benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Crewe
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, life
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago