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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 356 542 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.64% 28.36% 26.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.35% 64.37% 56.80%
Number of salaries quoted 319 473 379
Average salary £40,000 £35,404 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% +1.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £27,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,150 £42,500
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
680 842 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.42% 44.06% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 577 723 671
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 £25,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 28 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 28 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 -2 122 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Knutsford +3 42 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Chester -12 34 £42,000 +20.00% 27
Crewe -7 26 £40,000 +18.51% 5
Wilmslow +3 25 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Macclesfield 0 22 £35,000 -4.10% 4
Ellesmere Port -1 17 £40,000 - 1
Runcorn 0 13 £40,000 +14.28%
Northwich -7 5 £38,000 -7.87%
Nantwich 0 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Widnes - 1 £45,000 -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 - 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 541 (76.96%) C#
2 429 (61.02%) ASP.NET
3 426 (60.60%) SQL Server
4 339 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
5 332 (47.23%) MVC
6 254 (36.13%) SQL
7 234 (33.29%) HTML
8 208 (29.59%) JavaScript
9 205 (29.16%) CSS
10 194 (27.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 189 (26.88%) WCF
12 177 (25.18%) Microsoft
13 176 (25.04%) TDD
14 173 (24.61%) jQuery
15 160 (22.76%) .NET Framework
15 160 (22.76%) Web Services
16 144 (20.48%) Finance
17 129 (18.35%) Scrum
18 124 (17.64%) VB.NET
19 122 (17.35%) Windows
20 118 (16.79%) Web Application Development
21 115 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
22 111 (15.79%) MS Excel
23 110 (15.65%) HTML5
24 105 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
25 104 (14.79%) XML
26 92 (13.09%) VB
27 89 (12.66%) Java
28 86 (12.23%) T-SQL
29 83 (11.81%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 34 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.98%) Node.js
2 28 (3.98%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (1.85%) IIS
4 12 (1.71%) Apache
5 10 (1.42%) JBoss
6 9 (1.28%) CMS
6 9 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.28%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.28%) SAS
10 2 (0.28%) Drupal
10 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.14%) WordPress
11 1 (0.14%) Kentico
Applications
1 111 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.99%) Photoshop
3 15 (2.13%) Fireworks
4 13 (1.85%) MS Project
5 11 (1.56%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.14%) MS Office
7 4 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.57%) Magento
4 3 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.28%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.84%) SaaS
2 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.57%) Office 365
5 2 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (7.25%) Internet
2 25 (3.56%) Wireless
3 9 (1.28%) Intranet
4 7 (1.00%) GPRS
4 7 (1.00%) UMTS
4 7 (1.00%) HTTP
5 2 (0.28%) Extranet
6 1 (0.14%) ATM
6 1 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 426 (60.60%) SQL Server
2 57 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 55 (7.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 42 (5.97%) NoSQL
6 25 (3.56%) MySQL
7 17 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 15 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.42%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.85%) Data Mining
12 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.71%) Big Data
14 4 (0.57%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.57%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 83 (11.81%) Visual Studio
2 58 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (8.25%) MSTest
3 57 (8.11%) NUnit
4 54 (7.68%) Subversion
5 52 (7.40%) Moq
6 51 (7.25%) Rhino Mocks
7 20 (2.84%) Git (software)
8 13 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 12 (1.71%) HP UFT
9 12 (1.71%) Selenium
10 11 (1.56%) JIRA
10 11 (1.56%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.42%) gulp
11 10 (1.42%) Grunt
11 10 (1.42%) Bower
12 8 (1.14%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (1.00%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 144 (20.48%) Finance
2 43 (6.12%) Retail
3 42 (5.97%) Marketing
4 29 (4.13%) Financial Institution
5 28 (3.98%) Advertising
6 8 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.00%) Back Office
8 6 (0.85%) Games
9 5 (0.71%) Banking
9 5 (0.71%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.43%) Automotive
10 3 (0.43%) Billing
11 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 534 (75.96%) Developer
2 357 (50.78%) .NET Developer
3 135 (19.20%) C# Developer
4 111 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 104 (14.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 81 (11.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 78 (11.10%) Web Developer
8 69 (9.82%) Software Developer
9 57 (8.11%) Senior Developer
10 56 (7.97%) .NET Web Developer
11 51 (7.25%) C# Web Developer
12 38 (5.41%) Analyst
13 35 (4.98%) Graduate
13 35 (4.98%) Junior
14 34 (4.84%) Junior Developer
15 32 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
16 31 (4.41%) Lead Developer
17 30 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
18 29 (4.13%) Graduate .NET Developer
19 28 (3.98%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 429 (61.02%) ASP.NET
2 234 (33.29%) HTML
3 205 (29.16%) CSS
4 194 (27.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 189 (26.88%) WCF
6 173 (24.61%) jQuery
7 160 (22.76%) .NET Framework
7 160 (22.76%) Web Services
8 110 (15.65%) HTML5
9 104 (14.79%) XML
10 76 (10.81%) WPF
10 76 (10.81%) RESTful
10 76 (10.81%) AngularJS
10 76 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
11 74 (10.53%) Entity Framework
12 69 (9.82%) WinForms
13 59 (8.39%) Ajax
14 57 (8.11%) CSS3
15 56 (7.97%) Castle Windsor
16 52 (7.40%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.68%) Inversion of Control
2 44 (6.26%) Computer Science
3 43 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 41 (5.83%) N-Tier
5 23 (3.27%) User Experience
6 19 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.56%) Tandem
9 9 (1.28%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.71%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.57%) New Media
11 4 (0.57%) NHS
12 3 (0.43%) W3C
12 3 (0.43%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.43%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.43%) Physics
12 3 (0.43%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.28%) Robotics
13 2 (0.28%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 122 (17.35%) Windows
2 44 (6.26%) Android
3 41 (5.83%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (1.99%) Windows Phone
4 14 (1.99%) Windows Phone 7
5 10 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
5 10 (1.42%) Linux
6 7 (1.00%) UNIX
6 7 (1.00%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.28%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (47.23%) MVC
3 176 (25.04%) TDD
4 129 (18.35%) Scrum
5 118 (16.79%) Web Application Development
6 115 (16.36%) Dependency Injection
7 105 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
8 75 (10.67%) SDLC
9 64 (9.10%) BDD
10 61 (8.68%) Web Development
11 58 (8.25%) Software Engineering
12 57 (8.11%) MVVM
13 56 (7.97%) Kanban
13 56 (7.97%) OO
14 54 (7.68%) SOA
15 48 (6.83%) Mentoring
16 43 (6.12%) Unit Testing
17 32 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
17 32 (4.55%) Software Testing
18 31 (4.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 541 (76.96%) C#
2 254 (36.13%) SQL
3 208 (29.59%) JavaScript
4 124 (17.64%) VB.NET
5 92 (13.09%) VB
6 89 (12.66%) Java
7 86 (12.23%) T-SQL
8 32 (4.55%) PHP
9 24 (3.41%) C++
10 15 (2.13%) C
11 14 (1.99%) Ruby
12 9 (1.28%) VB6
13 5 (0.71%) VBScript
14 4 (0.57%) Python
14 4 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.57%) PHP5
14 4 (0.57%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.43%) XAML
16 2 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
16 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (8.11%) Degree
2 17 (2.42%) ISEB
3 16 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) PhD
7 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) HL7
3 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.28%) Oozie
Vendors
1 177 (25.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (3.98%) Oracle
3 25 (3.56%) Facebook
4 14 (1.99%) Apple
5 13 (1.85%) HP
6 10 (1.42%) IBM
7 6 (0.85%) Adobe
7 6 (0.85%) Micro Focus
8 5 (0.71%) JD Edwards
9 4 (0.57%) Metastorm
10 3 (0.43%) Teradata
10 3 (0.43%) SAP
10 3 (0.43%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.43%) hybris
11 2 (0.28%) Ektron
11 2 (0.28%) Talend
11 2 (0.28%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.28%) RainStor
11 2 (0.28%) Informatica
11 2 (0.28%) Telerik
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Company Bonus, Generous Pension Scheme
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago