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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 411 403 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.98% 25.78% 31.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.33% 55.21% 59.50%
Number of salaries quoted 341 366 579
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
.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
649 730 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.71% 46.71% 52.28%
Number of salaries quoted 539 639 937
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 £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

.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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -1 114 £37,500 - 34
Macclesfield 0 101 £42,500 +3.03% 10
Wilmslow -1 26 £38,750 +3.33% 8
Crewe +3 25 £40,000 - 7
Knutsford +4 23 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Chester -4 19 £40,000 - 18
Ellesmere Port - 9 £40,000 - 1
Sandbach - 9 £37,500 -
Runcorn -3 8 £35,000 - 2
Alderley Edge - 7 £30,000 -
Northwich 0 5 £30,000 -14.28%
Daresbury - 3 - -
Winsford 0 1 - -
Nantwich -1 1 £18,000 -52.00%
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 655 (78.35%) C#
2 492 (58.85%) ASP.NET
3 436 (52.15%) SQL Server
4 394 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
4 394 (47.13%) MVC
5 340 (40.67%) SQL
6 334 (39.95%) HTML
7 331 (39.59%) JavaScript
8 278 (33.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 276 (33.01%) CSS
10 248 (29.67%) TDD
11 230 (27.51%) Microsoft
12 222 (26.56%) .NET Framework
13 219 (26.20%) WCF
14 200 (23.92%) jQuery
15 189 (22.61%) Windows
16 185 (22.13%) Scrum
17 172 (20.57%) VB.NET
18 155 (18.54%) Finance
19 149 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
20 147 (17.58%) HTML5
21 144 (17.22%) Visual Studio
22 143 (17.11%) Web Application Development
23 134 (16.03%) Web Services
24 124 (14.83%) VB
25 113 (13.52%) Dependency Injection
26 107 (12.80%) OO
27 105 (12.56%) BDD
28 103 (12.32%) XML
29 102 (12.20%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 73 (8.73%) Node.js
2 56 (6.70%) IIS
3 43 (5.14%) SharePoint
4 31 (3.71%) CMS
5 30 (3.59%) Umbraco
6 24 (2.87%) NServiceBus
7 21 (2.51%) MS Exchange
8 18 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.79%) WordPress
10 12 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.60%) JBoss
13 3 (0.36%) Flash Media Server
14 2 (0.24%) Apache
14 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.12%) Documentum
Applications
1 102 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.03%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.84%) MS Project
3 7 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.48%) MS Office
4 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) Mingle
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.36%) Tridion
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (3.47%) SaaS
3 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.36%) Office 365
3 3 (0.36%) Trello
4 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 74 (8.85%) Internet
2 28 (3.35%) TCP/IP
3 19 (2.27%) DNS
3 19 (2.27%) SAN
3 19 (2.27%) SMTP
3 19 (2.27%) NAS
4 18 (2.15%) Wireless
5 14 (1.67%) HTTP
6 4 (0.48%) Intranet
7 3 (0.36%) ATM
7 3 (0.36%) Firewall
8 2 (0.24%) UMTS
8 2 (0.24%) GPRS
9 1 (0.12%) LAN
9 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (52.15%) SQL Server
2 99 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (10.17%) NoSQL
4 75 (8.97%) MySQL
5 59 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 44 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (4.90%) Relational Database
8 30 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.15%) RDBMS
11 17 (2.03%) Big Data
12 12 (1.44%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.32%) RavenDB
13 11 (1.32%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
16 6 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.72%) DTS
17 5 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
18 4 (0.48%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 144 (17.22%) Visual Studio
2 102 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 101 (12.08%) NUnit
4 93 (11.12%) Git (software)
5 82 (9.81%) Subversion
6 73 (8.73%) Rhino Mocks
7 71 (8.49%) Moq
8 63 (7.54%) MSTest
9 43 (5.14%) Selenium
10 28 (3.35%) JIRA
11 26 (3.11%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.32%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.96%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.96%) Jenkins
13 8 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (0.84%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.84%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.84%) Selenium IDE
15 6 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (0.60%) Grunt
General
1 155 (18.54%) Finance
2 44 (5.26%) Marketing
3 35 (4.19%) Retail
4 33 (3.95%) Advertising
5 22 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 21 (2.51%) Games
7 19 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.84%) Back Office
9 7 (0.84%) Billing
10 4 (0.48%) Legal
11 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 618 (73.92%) Developer
2 424 (50.72%) .NET Developer
3 103 (12.32%) C# Developer
4 88 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 78 (9.33%) Senior Developer
6 75 (8.97%) Software Developer
7 72 (8.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 65 (7.78%) Web Developer
9 64 (7.66%) Analyst
10 53 (6.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 52 (6.22%) Development Manager
12 43 (5.14%) Software Manager
13 39 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
13 39 (4.67%) Software Development Manager
14 37 (4.43%) Junior
15 35 (4.19%) Junior Developer
16 34 (4.07%) Graduate
17 31 (3.71%) Graduate Developer
18 26 (3.11%) Junior .NET Developer
18 26 (3.11%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (58.85%) ASP.NET
2 334 (39.95%) HTML
3 278 (33.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 276 (33.01%) CSS
5 222 (26.56%) .NET Framework
6 219 (26.20%) WCF
7 200 (23.92%) jQuery
8 147 (17.58%) HTML5
9 134 (16.03%) Web Services
10 103 (12.32%) XML
11 96 (11.48%) LINQ
12 91 (10.89%) WPF
12 91 (10.89%) Castle Windsor
13 79 (9.45%) ASP.NET Web API
14 74 (8.85%) Spring.NET
15 73 (8.73%) WinForms
16 72 (8.61%) RESTful
17 71 (8.49%) SOAP
18 68 (8.13%) CSS3
19 60 (7.18%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.25%) Inversion of Control
2 61 (7.30%) User Experience
3 55 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.90%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.11%) N-Tier
7 22 (2.63%) Social Media
8 18 (2.15%) Clustering
9 17 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.32%) BBC
11 10 (1.20%) W3C
11 10 (1.20%) Social Network
12 8 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.60%) Open Source
14 4 (0.48%) Life Science
14 4 (0.48%) E-Learning
14 4 (0.48%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.48%) Statistics
15 3 (0.36%) Tandem
15 3 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 189 (22.61%) Windows
2 36 (4.31%) Apple iOS
3 35 (4.19%) Android
4 29 (3.47%) Linux
5 22 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.84%) UNIX
9 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
12 2 (0.24%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (47.13%) MVC
1 394 (47.13%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (29.67%) TDD
3 185 (22.13%) Scrum
4 149 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
5 143 (17.11%) Web Application Development
6 113 (13.52%) Dependency Injection
7 107 (12.80%) OO
8 105 (12.56%) BDD
9 79 (9.45%) Kanban
10 64 (7.66%) SOA
11 63 (7.54%) MVVM
12 57 (6.82%) Unit Testing
13 46 (5.50%) Software Engineering
14 40 (4.78%) Resource Management
15 38 (4.55%) OOP
16 37 (4.43%) CRM
17 33 (3.95%) Web Development
18 29 (3.47%) Mentoring
19 27 (3.23%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 655 (78.35%) C#
2 340 (40.67%) SQL
3 331 (39.59%) JavaScript
4 172 (20.57%) VB.NET
5 124 (14.83%) VB
6 99 (11.84%) T-SQL
7 82 (9.81%) Java
8 47 (5.62%) Ruby
9 44 (5.26%) PHP
10 39 (4.67%) Objective-C
11 38 (4.55%) PowerShell
12 36 (4.31%) C++
13 31 (3.71%) VB6
14 18 (2.15%) C
14 18 (2.15%) Perl
15 12 (1.44%) PHP5
16 8 (0.96%) VBA
17 6 (0.72%) Assembly Language
18 4 (0.48%) VBScript
19 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (6.10%) Degree
2 14 (1.67%) VCP4
3 10 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.48%) ISEB
6 3 (0.36%) MCP
7 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.24%) CIPD
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.12%) MCSE
8 1 (0.12%) MCSA
8 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.31%) QA
2 11 (1.32%) SLA
3 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (2.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.36%) Puppet
4 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 230 (27.51%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.02%) Facebook
3 41 (4.90%) Oracle
4 36 (4.31%) Xamarin
5 34 (4.07%) Telerik
6 18 (2.15%) Symantec
6 18 (2.15%) IronPort
7 17 (2.03%) EPiServer
8 15 (1.79%) Eloqua
9 14 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.56%) Apple
11 12 (1.44%) Sitecore
12 11 (1.32%) Google
13 10 (1.20%) Yahoo!
13 10 (1.20%) Sony
13 10 (1.20%) Twitter
14 7 (0.84%) Netezza
15 5 (0.60%) DevExpress
16 4 (0.48%) VMware
16 4 (0.48%) Adobe
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + IT
Posted: 6 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + OTE 100k
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + OTE 100k
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Holiday, Private Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago