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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 446 510 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.17% 29.95% 33.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.53% 57.63% 61.21%
Number of salaries quoted 400 425 682
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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
762 885 1222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.58% 51.97% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 674 754 1108
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 £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 0 134 £35,000 -2.77% 24
Macclesfield +2 93 £45,000 +28.57% 17
Wilmslow -3 37 £40,000 +26.98% 8
Crewe 0 30 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Knutsford +8 29 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Chester -12 17 £27,500 -16.66% 12
Ellesmere Port -1 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nantwich +3 5 £35,000 -
Runcorn -6 5 £37,750 +5.59% 2
Northwich -3 4 £30,000 -7.69% 2
Sandbach - 4 - - 1
Frodsham - 2 £32,750 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £41,500 -
Middlewich - 1 £31,000 -
Daresbury - 1 - -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 742 (76.10%) C#
2 590 (60.51%) ASP.NET
3 529 (54.26%) SQL Server
4 441 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
5 420 (43.08%) MVC
6 405 (41.54%) SQL
7 386 (39.59%) HTML
8 373 (38.26%) JavaScript
9 309 (31.69%) CSS
10 290 (29.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 284 (29.13%) TDD
12 261 (26.77%) WCF
13 245 (25.13%) Microsoft
14 240 (24.62%) .NET Framework
15 227 (23.28%) Windows
16 224 (22.97%) jQuery
17 205 (21.03%) Scrum
18 199 (20.41%) Finance
19 192 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
20 183 (18.77%) VB.NET
21 175 (17.95%) Visual Studio
22 165 (16.92%) HTML5
23 158 (16.21%) Web Services
24 152 (15.59%) Web Application Development
25 148 (15.18%) OO
26 146 (14.97%) T-SQL
27 139 (14.26%) LINQ
28 130 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
29 127 (13.03%) XML
30 123 (12.62%) Dependency Injection

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 69 (7.08%) IIS
2 62 (6.36%) Node.js
3 49 (5.03%) Umbraco
4 40 (4.10%) SharePoint
5 38 (3.90%) CMS
6 36 (3.69%) NServiceBus
7 26 (2.67%) MS Exchange
8 21 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (1.95%) WordPress
10 18 (1.85%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (1.13%) JBoss
12 5 (0.51%) MODX
13 4 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
13 4 (0.41%) Flash Media Server
14 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.21%) Apache
15 2 (0.21%) CICS
Applications
1 99 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.46%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.82%) MS Office
4 4 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.41%) MS Project
4 4 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.31%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.31%) Mingle
6 2 (0.21%) InDesign
6 2 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 16 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.21%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 76 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.85%) SaaS
3 4 (0.41%) Trello
4 3 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.21%) Office 365
5 2 (0.21%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 65 (6.67%) Internet
2 31 (3.18%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.46%) SAN
4 21 (2.15%) NAS
4 21 (2.15%) DNS
4 21 (2.15%) SMTP
5 20 (2.05%) Wireless
6 17 (1.74%) HTTP
7 5 (0.51%) Intranet
8 3 (0.31%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.10%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (54.26%) SQL Server
2 116 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (7.90%) MySQL
4 65 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (6.56%) NoSQL
6 61 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (6.26%) Relational Database
7 55 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 32 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.54%) Big Data
11 10 (1.03%) DTS
12 7 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
13 5 (0.51%) MS Access
13 5 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.41%) BODI
15 3 (0.31%) Oracle ODI
15 3 (0.31%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 175 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 130 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 121 (12.41%) NUnit
4 97 (9.95%) Git (software)
4 97 (9.95%) Rhino Mocks
5 82 (8.41%) MSTest
6 79 (8.10%) Moq
7 78 (8.00%) Subversion
8 61 (6.26%) Selenium
9 39 (4.00%) JIRA
10 29 (2.97%) SpecFlow
11 19 (1.95%) Cucumber
12 15 (1.54%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (1.03%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.92%) Selenium IDE
14 9 (0.92%) Jenkins
15 7 (0.72%) SoapUI
16 5 (0.51%) WATIR
16 5 (0.51%) CruiseControl
General
1 199 (20.41%) Finance
2 59 (6.05%) Marketing
3 52 (5.33%) Retail
4 40 (4.10%) Advertising
5 22 (2.26%) Financial Institution
6 14 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.23%) Games
8 8 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (0.82%) Legal
9 6 (0.62%) Electronics
10 5 (0.51%) Back Office
11 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.21%) Banking
14 1 (0.10%) French Language
14 1 (0.10%) German Language
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 710 (72.82%) Developer
2 456 (46.77%) .NET Developer
3 104 (10.67%) C# Developer
4 98 (10.05%) Analyst
5 89 (9.13%) C# .NET Developer
6 88 (9.03%) Software Developer
7 86 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 84 (8.62%) Web Developer
9 71 (7.28%) Senior Developer
10 59 (6.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 54 (5.54%) Junior
12 48 (4.92%) Junior Developer
13 45 (4.62%) Graduate
14 41 (4.21%) Development Manager
14 41 (4.21%) Graduate Developer
15 35 (3.59%) Programmer
16 33 (3.38%) Architect
16 33 (3.38%) .NET Programmer
17 31 (3.18%) Software Manager
17 31 (3.18%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 590 (60.51%) ASP.NET
2 386 (39.59%) HTML
3 309 (31.69%) CSS
4 290 (29.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 261 (26.77%) WCF
6 240 (24.62%) .NET Framework
7 224 (22.97%) jQuery
8 165 (16.92%) HTML5
9 158 (16.21%) Web Services
10 139 (14.26%) LINQ
11 127 (13.03%) XML
12 122 (12.51%) Castle Windsor
13 112 (11.49%) WPF
14 87 (8.92%) SOAP
15 84 (8.62%) Ninject
16 82 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
16 82 (8.41%) Spring.NET
17 80 (8.21%) WinForms
18 79 (8.10%) Unity DI Container
19 78 (8.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.62%) Inversion of Control
2 68 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
3 56 (5.74%) User Experience
4 52 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 40 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.97%) Social Media
7 27 (2.77%) Social Network
8 21 (2.15%) Clustering
9 20 (2.05%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.13%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.03%) W3C
12 10 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.92%) BBC
14 7 (0.72%) Blog
15 6 (0.62%) Open Source
16 5 (0.51%) Streaming Music
17 4 (0.41%) Mainframe
17 4 (0.41%) NHS
17 4 (0.41%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 227 (23.28%) Windows
2 45 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 42 (4.31%) Android
4 29 (2.97%) Linux
5 26 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.72%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.72%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.51%) UNIX
10 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (43.08%) MVC
3 284 (29.13%) TDD
4 205 (21.03%) Scrum
5 192 (19.69%) Continuous Integration
6 152 (15.59%) Web Application Development
7 148 (15.18%) OO
8 123 (12.62%) Dependency Injection
9 108 (11.08%) BDD
10 97 (9.95%) Kanban
11 90 (9.23%) MVVM
12 68 (6.97%) SOA
13 62 (6.36%) Software Engineering
14 55 (5.64%) OOP
15 46 (4.72%) Mentoring
16 43 (4.41%) Unit Testing
17 41 (4.21%) CRM
18 36 (3.69%) Web Development
19 35 (3.59%) Project Management
20 32 (3.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 742 (76.10%) C#
2 405 (41.54%) SQL
3 373 (38.26%) JavaScript
4 183 (18.77%) VB.NET
5 146 (14.97%) T-SQL
6 119 (12.21%) VB
7 81 (8.31%) Java
8 51 (5.23%) PHP
9 44 (4.51%) Ruby
10 38 (3.90%) C++
11 33 (3.38%) PowerShell
12 30 (3.08%) VB6
13 21 (2.15%) Objective-C
13 21 (2.15%) Perl
14 14 (1.44%) PHP5
15 11 (1.13%) C
16 9 (0.92%) XPath
17 8 (0.82%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.72%) VBA
19 6 (0.62%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 65 (6.67%) Degree
2 21 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (1.44%) ISEB
4 12 (1.23%) MCP
5 10 (1.03%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.03%) MCTS
6 9 (0.92%) MCAD
6 9 (0.92%) MCSD
7 4 (0.41%) MCSE
7 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.21%) CIPD
9 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.10%) MCITP
9 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.10%) MCSA
9 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.03%) QA
2 21 (2.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 24 (2.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.31%) XenApp
3 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (1.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 9 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.31%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 245 (25.13%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.44%) Facebook
3 29 (2.97%) Telerik
4 28 (2.87%) Oracle
5 24 (2.46%) EPiServer
6 23 (2.36%) Xamarin
7 21 (2.15%) Symantec
7 21 (2.15%) Twitter
8 20 (2.05%) Sitecore
9 16 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.54%) Eloqua
11 14 (1.44%) IronPort
12 12 (1.23%) Google
13 11 (1.13%) Apple
14 10 (1.03%) Adobe
15 9 (0.92%) Yahoo!
15 9 (0.92%) Sony
16 8 (0.82%) DevExpress
17 7 (0.72%) Netezza
17 7 (0.72%) McAfee
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago