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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 323 512 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.84% 28.16% 25.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.95% 62.98% 55.03%
Number of salaries quoted 287 459 384
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
634 813 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.99% 44.72% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 525 704 685
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 £27,500 £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
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 3 August 2015.

.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 3 August 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 -5 104 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Knutsford +3 42 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Crewe -8 27 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Wilmslow +2 26 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Chester -16 25 £41,000 +17.14% 18
Ellesmere Port 0 17 £40,000 - 2
Runcorn +2 16 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Macclesfield 0 14 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Nantwich +3 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Northwich -3 1 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 - 2
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 580 (80.33%) C#
2 455 (63.02%) ASP.NET
3 424 (58.73%) SQL Server
4 360 (49.86%) MVC
5 347 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
6 256 (35.46%) SQL
7 249 (34.49%) HTML
8 231 (31.99%) JavaScript
9 213 (29.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 211 (29.22%) CSS
11 197 (27.29%) Microsoft
12 196 (27.15%) WCF
13 193 (26.73%) .NET Framework
14 186 (25.76%) TDD
15 183 (25.35%) jQuery
16 162 (22.44%) Web Services
17 158 (21.88%) Finance
18 153 (21.19%) Scrum
19 129 (17.87%) MS Excel
20 124 (17.17%) Web Application Development
21 123 (17.04%) Dependency Injection
22 120 (16.62%) Windows
23 119 (16.48%) HTML5
24 110 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
24 110 (15.24%) VB.NET
25 109 (15.10%) VB
26 97 (13.43%) Java
27 95 (13.16%) Visual Studio
27 95 (13.16%) XML
28 89 (12.33%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 33 (4.57%) Node.js
2 28 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 19 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (2.35%) IIS
5 12 (1.66%) Apache
6 11 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.39%) JBoss
8 8 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.83%) CMS
10 4 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.55%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 129 (17.87%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.49%) Photoshop
3 15 (2.08%) Fireworks
4 14 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.80%) MS Project
6 9 (1.25%) MS Office
7 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.55%) Magento
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.46%) SaaS
2 11 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.69%) Office 365
4 3 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.76%) Internet
2 27 (3.74%) Wireless
3 9 (1.25%) GPRS
3 9 (1.25%) UMTS
4 8 (1.11%) Intranet
5 7 (0.97%) HTTP
6 3 (0.42%) ATM
7 2 (0.28%) Extranet
8 1 (0.14%) NAS
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
8 1 (0.14%) SAN
8 1 (0.14%) SMTP
8 1 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (58.73%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.62%) NoSQL
3 54 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (4.16%) MySQL
6 29 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 17 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.83%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.69%) Big Data
14 4 (0.55%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 95 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 58 (8.03%) NUnit
3 56 (7.76%) Rhino Mocks
4 55 (7.62%) Moq
4 55 (7.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (7.34%) MSTest
6 51 (7.06%) Subversion
7 26 (3.60%) Git (software)
8 12 (1.66%) gulp
8 12 (1.66%) Grunt
8 12 (1.66%) Bower
9 10 (1.39%) JIRA
10 9 (1.25%) Selenium
10 9 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.97%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.83%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.69%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.69%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 158 (21.88%) Finance
2 44 (6.09%) Retail
3 42 (5.82%) Marketing
4 33 (4.57%) Financial Institution
5 27 (3.74%) Advertising
6 10 (1.39%) Back Office
7 8 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.97%) Games
9 6 (0.83%) Banking
10 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.55%) Billing
12 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 570 (78.95%) Developer
2 387 (53.60%) .NET Developer
3 134 (18.56%) C# Developer
4 113 (15.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 110 (15.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 85 (11.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 76 (10.53%) Web Developer
8 73 (10.11%) Software Developer
9 61 (8.45%) Senior Developer
10 52 (7.20%) .NET Web Developer
11 44 (6.09%) C# Web Developer
12 36 (4.99%) Graduate
12 36 (4.99%) Junior
13 35 (4.85%) Junior Developer
13 35 (4.85%) Lead Developer
14 33 (4.57%) Graduate Developer
15 30 (4.16%) Senior .NET Developer
15 30 (4.16%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 29 (4.02%) Junior .NET Developer
17 28 (3.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (63.02%) ASP.NET
2 249 (34.49%) HTML
3 213 (29.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 211 (29.22%) CSS
5 196 (27.15%) WCF
6 193 (26.73%) .NET Framework
7 183 (25.35%) jQuery
8 162 (22.44%) Web Services
9 119 (16.48%) HTML5
10 95 (13.16%) XML
11 89 (12.33%) Entity Framework
12 83 (11.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (11.36%) RESTful
14 78 (10.80%) WPF
15 77 (10.66%) AngularJS
16 71 (9.83%) WinForms
17 63 (8.73%) Castle Windsor
18 59 (8.17%) Spring.NET
19 58 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 57 (7.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.17%) Inversion of Control
2 51 (7.06%) N-Tier
3 45 (6.23%) Computer Science
4 44 (6.09%) Mobile App
5 24 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.19%) User Experience
7 19 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.80%) Tandem
10 9 (1.25%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.69%) W3C
11 5 (0.69%) New Media
11 5 (0.69%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.55%) NHS
12 4 (0.55%) Cryptography
13 3 (0.42%) Statistics
13 3 (0.42%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.42%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.42%) Physics
14 2 (0.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 120 (16.62%) Windows
2 44 (6.09%) Android
3 41 (5.68%) Apple iOS
4 17 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
5 15 (2.08%) Windows Phone
5 15 (2.08%) Windows Phone 7
6 11 (1.52%) UNIX
7 9 (1.25%) Windows CE
8 5 (0.69%) Linux
9 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (49.86%) MVC
2 347 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (25.76%) TDD
4 153 (21.19%) Scrum
5 124 (17.17%) Web Application Development
6 123 (17.04%) Dependency Injection
7 110 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
8 84 (11.63%) SDLC
9 68 (9.42%) BDD
10 62 (8.59%) SOA
11 61 (8.45%) Web Development
11 61 (8.45%) MVVM
11 61 (8.45%) Kanban
12 53 (7.34%) Unit Testing
12 53 (7.34%) OO
13 50 (6.93%) Software Engineering
14 47 (6.51%) Mentoring
15 37 (5.12%) OOP
16 34 (4.71%) Domain-Driven Design
17 27 (3.74%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 580 (80.33%) C#
2 256 (35.46%) SQL
3 231 (31.99%) JavaScript
4 110 (15.24%) VB.NET
5 109 (15.10%) VB
6 97 (13.43%) Java
7 89 (12.33%) T-SQL
8 34 (4.71%) PHP
9 20 (2.77%) C++
10 19 (2.63%) Ruby
11 16 (2.22%) C
12 13 (1.80%) VB6
13 9 (1.25%) Objective-C
14 5 (0.69%) VBScript
15 4 (0.55%) XAML
15 4 (0.55%) Python
16 3 (0.42%) ActionScript
16 3 (0.42%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.42%) PHP5
17 2 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 55 (7.62%) Degree
2 19 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.66%) ISEB
4 8 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.28%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) MCSE
6 1 (0.14%) MCSA
6 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.71%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.28%) HL7
3 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 197 (27.29%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.26%) Oracle
3 26 (3.60%) Facebook
4 15 (2.08%) Apple
5 8 (1.11%) HP
6 5 (0.69%) IBM
6 5 (0.69%) Adobe
6 5 (0.69%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.55%) JD Edwards
7 4 (0.55%) Metastorm
8 3 (0.42%) Telerik
8 3 (0.42%) hybris
8 3 (0.42%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.28%) RainStor
9 2 (0.28%) Talend
9 2 (0.28%) Netezza
9 2 (0.28%) Zend
9 2 (0.28%) Ektron
9 2 (0.28%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.28%) Teradata
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £38000 per annum + Depending on Exp +Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Curve IT Recruitment
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + healthcare, pension, 23 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Erin Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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