The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 482 515 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.47% 30.89% 28.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.59% 60.95% 60.65%
Number of salaries quoted 431 462 507
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
758 845 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.48% 50.69% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 664 749 845
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

.NET
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

.NET Salary Trend in Cheshire

.NET
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Cheshire

.NET
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Warrington -1 129 £35,000 - 24
Macclesfield +2 77 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Crewe +2 53 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Wilmslow -2 38 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Knutsford -4 26 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Chester -6 26 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Ellesmere Port -2 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Runcorn -2 8 £37,500 +2.73% 5
Nantwich +3 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Northwich -2 1 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Middlewich - 1 £31,000 -
Frodsham - 1 £31,500 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 755 (75.96%) C#
2 600 (60.36%) ASP.NET
3 577 (58.05%) SQL Server
4 442 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
5 437 (43.96%) SQL
6 400 (40.24%) MVC
7 378 (38.03%) HTML
8 368 (37.02%) JavaScript
9 292 (29.38%) CSS
10 280 (28.17%) TDD
11 271 (27.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 257 (25.86%) Microsoft
13 255 (25.65%) WCF
14 238 (23.94%) .NET Framework
15 213 (21.43%) Scrum
16 210 (21.13%) Windows
17 200 (20.12%) jQuery
18 198 (19.92%) T-SQL
19 191 (19.22%) Finance
20 186 (18.71%) Visual Studio
20 186 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
21 175 (17.61%) VB.NET
22 173 (17.40%) Web Services
23 166 (16.70%) XML
24 143 (14.39%) HTML5
24 143 (14.39%) Web Application Development
25 138 (13.88%) OO
26 129 (12.98%) VB
27 128 (12.88%) LINQ
27 128 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 71 (7.14%) IIS
2 55 (5.53%) SharePoint
3 47 (4.73%) Node.js
4 39 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 33 (3.32%) CMS
6 27 (2.72%) NServiceBus
7 22 (2.21%) MS Exchange
8 18 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (1.71%) WordPress
9 17 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (1.41%) MODX
11 12 (1.21%) JBoss
12 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.40%) Drupal
14 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.30%) Lync
15 3 (0.30%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 122 (12.27%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.31%) MS Office
3 17 (1.71%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.40%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.30%) MS Project
6 3 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.20%) InDesign
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.20%) Mingle
8 1 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 20 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.31%) SaaS
3 4 (0.40%) Trello
4 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (6.04%) Internet
2 23 (2.31%) TCP/IP
3 21 (2.11%) SAN
4 18 (1.81%) DNS
5 17 (1.71%) SMTP
5 17 (1.71%) Wireless
5 17 (1.71%) NAS
6 12 (1.21%) HTTP
7 5 (0.50%) Intranet
8 4 (0.40%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 577 (58.05%) SQL Server
2 119 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (8.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 63 (6.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (6.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 57 (5.73%) MySQL
8 46 (4.63%) NoSQL
9 39 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
10 26 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (1.41%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.11%) DTS
13 10 (1.01%) Big Data
14 7 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
15 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.40%) MS Access
15 4 (0.40%) BODI
Development Applications
1 186 (18.71%) Visual Studio
2 128 (12.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 109 (10.97%) NUnit
4 101 (10.16%) Rhino Mocks
5 83 (8.35%) MSTest
6 82 (8.25%) Moq
7 76 (7.65%) Git (software)
8 50 (5.03%) Subversion
9 46 (4.63%) Selenium
10 30 (3.02%) JIRA
11 18 (1.81%) SpecFlow
12 14 (1.41%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.21%) WebDriver
14 10 (1.01%) Selenium IDE
15 8 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
16 7 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.70%) SoapUI
16 7 (0.70%) TeamCity
17 6 (0.60%) Jenkins
17 6 (0.60%) Eclipse
General
1 191 (19.22%) Finance
2 61 (6.14%) Retail
2 61 (6.14%) Marketing
3 41 (4.12%) Advertising
4 17 (1.71%) Financial Institution
5 15 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 9 (0.91%) Automotive
8 7 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.60%) Legal
9 6 (0.60%) Electronics
10 4 (0.40%) Back Office
10 4 (0.40%) Games
11 2 (0.20%) Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Local Government
12 1 (0.10%) French Language
12 1 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 742 (74.65%) Developer
2 456 (45.88%) .NET Developer
3 110 (11.07%) C# Developer
4 108 (10.87%) Analyst
5 94 (9.46%) Senior Developer
6 93 (9.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 87 (8.75%) Web Developer
8 86 (8.65%) Software Developer
9 74 (7.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 55 (5.53%) Junior
10 55 (5.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 49 (4.93%) Graduate
11 49 (4.93%) Junior Developer
12 46 (4.63%) Graduate Developer
13 43 (4.33%) VB.NET Developer
14 41 (4.12%) Architect
15 40 (4.02%) Programmer
16 37 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
17 36 (3.62%) .NET Programmer
18 28 (2.82%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 600 (60.36%) ASP.NET
2 378 (38.03%) HTML
3 292 (29.38%) CSS
4 271 (27.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 255 (25.65%) WCF
6 238 (23.94%) .NET Framework
7 200 (20.12%) jQuery
8 173 (17.40%) Web Services
9 166 (16.70%) XML
10 143 (14.39%) HTML5
11 128 (12.88%) LINQ
12 120 (12.07%) Castle Windsor
13 118 (11.87%) WPF
14 90 (9.05%) SOAP
14 90 (9.05%) WinForms
15 87 (8.75%) Ninject
16 84 (8.45%) Ajax
17 83 (8.35%) Spring.NET
17 83 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 83 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.75%) Inversion of Control
2 60 (6.04%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 41 (4.12%) User Experience
5 33 (3.32%) Social Network
6 30 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (2.21%) Social Media
8 17 (1.71%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.71%) Clustering
9 16 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.31%) Blog
11 12 (1.21%) W3C
12 9 (0.91%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.60%) Open Source
14 5 (0.50%) GIS
14 5 (0.50%) BBC
14 5 (0.50%) Streaming Music
15 4 (0.40%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.40%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 210 (21.13%) Windows
2 39 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 36 (3.62%) Android
4 22 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.91%) Linux
7 8 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.80%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (0.80%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.20%) UNIX
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (40.24%) MVC
3 280 (28.17%) TDD
4 213 (21.43%) Scrum
5 186 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
6 143 (14.39%) Web Application Development
7 138 (13.88%) OO
8 120 (12.07%) Dependency Injection
9 98 (9.86%) BDD
10 97 (9.76%) MVVM
11 93 (9.36%) Kanban
12 78 (7.85%) Software Engineering
13 64 (6.44%) SOA
14 57 (5.73%) OOP
15 51 (5.13%) Project Management
16 48 (4.83%) CRM
17 37 (3.72%) Mentoring
18 35 (3.52%) Web Development
19 33 (3.32%) UML
19 33 (3.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 755 (75.96%) C#
2 437 (43.96%) SQL
3 368 (37.02%) JavaScript
4 198 (19.92%) T-SQL
5 175 (17.61%) VB.NET
6 129 (12.98%) VB
7 80 (8.05%) Java
8 58 (5.84%) PHP
9 36 (3.62%) Ruby
10 34 (3.42%) VB6
11 32 (3.22%) C++
12 24 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 21 (2.11%) Perl
14 14 (1.41%) C
15 13 (1.31%) VBA
16 11 (1.11%) VBScript
17 10 (1.01%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.91%) XPath
19 8 (0.80%) PHP5
20 7 (0.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 66 (6.64%) Degree
2 25 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (1.61%) MCP
3 16 (1.61%) MCTS
4 15 (1.51%) MCAD
4 15 (1.51%) MCSD
4 15 (1.51%) ISEB
5 13 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.80%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.50%) MCSE
8 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.20%) CIPD
10 1 (0.10%) MCITP
10 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.53%) QA
2 21 (2.11%) SLA
3 3 (0.30%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (1.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.40%) XenApp
2 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.10%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 257 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.43%) Facebook
3 39 (3.92%) Oracle
4 26 (2.62%) Twitter
5 19 (1.91%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.71%) Symantec
6 17 (1.71%) Telerik
7 16 (1.61%) EPiServer
8 15 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.21%) DevExpress
10 11 (1.11%) Google
11 10 (1.01%) IronPort
11 10 (1.01%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.91%) Adobe
13 8 (0.80%) Eloqua
14 7 (0.70%) Netezza
14 7 (0.70%) Apple
14 7 (0.70%) IBM
14 7 (0.70%) McAfee
15 6 (0.60%) Open Text
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