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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 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 488 508 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.56% 30.51% 27.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.87% 60.91% 59.70%
Number of salaries quoted 436 451 487
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
.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
764 834 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.45% 50.09% 46.28%
Number of salaries quoted 668 734 825
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +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 £46,000
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 24 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 24 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 0 126 £35,000 - 24
Macclesfield +1 76 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Crewe +2 53 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Wilmslow 0 40 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Chester -5 31 £35,000 +7.69% 11
Knutsford -6 27 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Ellesmere Port -2 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nantwich +3 8 £42,500 +21.42%
Runcorn -2 8 £37,500 +2.73% 5
Northwich -2 1 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Middlewich - 1 £31,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 - 3
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 753 (76.29%) C#
2 603 (61.09%) ASP.NET
3 576 (58.36%) SQL Server
4 441 (44.68%) SQL
5 440 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
6 399 (40.43%) MVC
7 368 (37.28%) HTML
8 360 (36.47%) JavaScript
9 281 (28.47%) CSS
10 277 (28.06%) TDD
11 271 (27.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 253 (25.63%) Microsoft
13 252 (25.53%) WCF
14 244 (24.72%) .NET Framework
15 214 (21.68%) Scrum
16 208 (21.07%) Windows
17 205 (20.77%) T-SQL
18 195 (19.76%) jQuery
19 185 (18.74%) Finance
20 184 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
21 183 (18.54%) Visual Studio
22 177 (17.93%) Web Services
23 174 (17.63%) VB.NET
24 167 (16.92%) XML
25 141 (14.29%) Web Application Development
26 137 (13.88%) OO
27 132 (13.37%) HTML5
28 131 (13.27%) VB
29 127 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
30 126 (12.77%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 70 (7.09%) IIS
2 56 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 46 (4.66%) Node.js
4 38 (3.85%) Umbraco
5 33 (3.34%) CMS
6 26 (2.63%) NServiceBus
7 21 (2.13%) MS Exchange
8 19 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (1.72%) WordPress
10 16 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (1.62%) MODX
10 16 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (1.22%) JBoss
12 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.41%) Drupal
14 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
15 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.30%) Lync
15 3 (0.30%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 119 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.43%) MS Office
3 15 (1.52%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.41%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.41%) 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
8 1 (0.10%) Mingle
8 1 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 18 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.32%) SaaS
3 4 (0.41%) Trello
4 3 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.10%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (5.98%) Internet
2 22 (2.23%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.03%) SAN
4 17 (1.72%) Wireless
4 17 (1.72%) DNS
5 16 (1.62%) SMTP
5 16 (1.62%) NAS
6 10 (1.01%) HTTP
7 5 (0.51%) Intranet
8 4 (0.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 576 (58.36%) SQL Server
2 121 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (8.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 67 (6.79%) Relational Database
5 62 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 55 (5.57%) MySQL
8 45 (4.56%) NoSQL
9 40 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 14 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.11%) DTS
13 10 (1.01%) Big Data
14 7 (0.71%) SAP Data Services
15 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.41%) MS Access
15 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.41%) BODI
16 3 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 183 (18.54%) Visual Studio
2 127 (12.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 108 (10.94%) NUnit
4 101 (10.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 82 (8.31%) MSTest
6 81 (8.21%) Moq
7 73 (7.40%) Git (software)
8 46 (4.66%) Subversion
9 44 (4.46%) Selenium
10 30 (3.04%) JIRA
11 17 (1.72%) SpecFlow
12 13 (1.32%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.01%) Selenium IDE
13 10 (1.01%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
15 6 (0.61%) Eclipse
15 6 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (0.61%) TeamCity
15 6 (0.61%) SoapUI
General
1 185 (18.74%) Finance
2 60 (6.08%) Marketing
3 58 (5.88%) Retail
4 41 (4.15%) Advertising
5 17 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.11%) Automotive
8 6 (0.61%) Legal
8 6 (0.61%) Electronics
8 6 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.41%) Games
10 3 (0.30%) Back Office
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 (75.18%) Developer
2 460 (46.61%) .NET Developer
3 115 (11.65%) C# Developer
4 107 (10.84%) Analyst
5 101 (10.23%) Senior Developer
6 97 (9.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 86 (8.71%) Software Developer
8 85 (8.61%) Web Developer
9 76 (7.70%) ASP.NET Developer
10 57 (5.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 54 (5.47%) Junior
12 49 (4.96%) Graduate
13 48 (4.86%) Junior Developer
14 46 (4.66%) Graduate Developer
14 46 (4.66%) VB.NET Developer
15 42 (4.26%) Programmer
16 40 (4.05%) Architect
16 40 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
17 36 (3.65%) .NET Programmer
18 29 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (61.09%) ASP.NET
2 368 (37.28%) HTML
3 281 (28.47%) CSS
4 271 (27.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 252 (25.53%) WCF
6 244 (24.72%) .NET Framework
7 195 (19.76%) jQuery
8 177 (17.93%) Web Services
9 167 (16.92%) XML
10 132 (13.37%) HTML5
11 126 (12.77%) LINQ
12 119 (12.06%) Castle Windsor
13 118 (11.96%) WPF
14 90 (9.12%) SOAP
14 90 (9.12%) WinForms
15 87 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 86 (8.71%) Ninject
17 83 (8.41%) Ajax
18 82 (8.31%) Spring.NET
18 82 (8.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 86 (8.71%) Inversion of Control
2 57 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (5.47%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.44%) User Experience
5 33 (3.34%) Social Network
6 28 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.03%) Social Media
8 17 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.62%) Clustering
10 15 (1.52%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.42%) Blog
12 13 (1.32%) N-Tier
12 13 (1.32%) W3C
13 9 (0.91%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.61%) Open Source
15 5 (0.51%) GIS
15 5 (0.51%) Streaming Music
16 4 (0.41%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.41%) Physics
16 4 (0.41%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 208 (21.07%) Windows
2 39 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 36 (3.65%) Android
4 21 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (1.93%) Linux
7 8 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.81%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (0.81%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.41%) 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
1 440 (44.58%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (40.43%) MVC
3 277 (28.06%) TDD
4 214 (21.68%) Scrum
5 184 (18.64%) Continuous Integration
6 141 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 137 (13.88%) OO
8 119 (12.06%) Dependency Injection
9 97 (9.83%) BDD
10 95 (9.63%) MVVM
11 92 (9.32%) Kanban
12 76 (7.70%) Software Engineering
13 62 (6.28%) SOA
14 57 (5.78%) OOP
15 51 (5.17%) Project Management
16 44 (4.46%) CRM
17 36 (3.65%) Mentoring
18 35 (3.55%) UML
19 33 (3.34%) Unit Testing
20 32 (3.24%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 753 (76.29%) C#
2 441 (44.68%) SQL
3 360 (36.47%) JavaScript
4 205 (20.77%) T-SQL
5 174 (17.63%) VB.NET
6 131 (13.27%) VB
7 79 (8.00%) Java
8 58 (5.88%) PHP
9 36 (3.65%) VB6
10 33 (3.34%) Ruby
11 32 (3.24%) C++
12 23 (2.33%) PowerShell
13 20 (2.03%) Perl
14 14 (1.42%) C
14 14 (1.42%) VBA
15 11 (1.11%) VBScript
16 10 (1.01%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.91%) XPath
18 7 (0.71%) PHP5
19 6 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 65 (6.59%) Degree
2 25 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (1.72%) MCP
3 17 (1.72%) MCTS
4 16 (1.62%) MCAD
4 16 (1.62%) MCSD
5 15 (1.52%) ISEB
6 13 (1.32%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.91%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.51%) MCSE
9 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.20%) CIPD
11 1 (0.10%) MCITP
11 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.46%) QA
2 21 (2.13%) SLA
3 3 (0.30%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.41%) XenApp
2 4 (0.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.10%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 253 (25.63%) Microsoft
2 52 (5.27%) Facebook
3 39 (3.95%) Oracle
4 25 (2.53%) Twitter
5 20 (2.03%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.62%) Symantec
7 14 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.42%) Telerik
7 14 (1.42%) EPiServer
8 13 (1.32%) DevExpress
9 10 (1.01%) Google
10 9 (0.91%) IronPort
10 9 (0.91%) Adobe
11 7 (0.71%) IBM
11 7 (0.71%) McAfee
11 7 (0.71%) Netezza
11 7 (0.71%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.61%) Open Text
12 6 (0.61%) SAP
12 6 (0.61%) Apple
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 42,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Cheshire
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
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Warrington
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