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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 540 454 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.47% 26.96% 24.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.60% 57.25% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 475 397 499
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,800 £60,000
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
849 793 1008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.75% 47.09% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 735 697 913
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +1 169 £35,000 - 19
Macclesfield +1 59 £35,250 +8.46% 8
Chester +3 45 £35,000 - 14
Crewe 0 45 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Wilmslow -1 30 £40,000 +18.51% 5
Knutsford -2 30 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Nantwich -2 15 £30,000 +9.09% 2
Ellesmere Port 0 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Runcorn +3 6 £36,250 -3.33% 5
Northwich +2 4 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Alderley Edge - 3 £30,000 - 1
Sandbach +1 1 £33,500 -27.17%
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 793 (76.62%) C#
2 622 (60.10%) SQL Server
3 619 (59.81%) ASP.NET
4 440 (42.51%) SQL
5 382 (36.91%) MVC
6 344 (33.24%) HTML
7 322 (31.11%) JavaScript
8 305 (29.47%) Microsoft
9 260 (25.12%) CSS
10 256 (24.73%) TDD
11 255 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 221 (21.35%) T-SQL
13 219 (21.16%) WCF
14 216 (20.87%) .NET Framework
15 207 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 206 (19.90%) Scrum
17 196 (18.94%) XML
18 190 (18.36%) Windows
19 189 (18.26%) VB.NET
20 179 (17.29%) Visual Studio
21 167 (16.14%) jQuery
22 166 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
23 161 (15.56%) MS Excel
24 158 (15.27%) Web Services
25 151 (14.59%) Finance
26 146 (14.11%) VB
27 145 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
28 134 (12.95%) WPF
29 131 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
30 130 (12.56%) Web Application Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 79 (7.63%) SharePoint
2 53 (5.12%) IIS
3 38 (3.67%) Umbraco
4 31 (3.00%) Node.js
5 28 (2.71%) CMS
6 22 (2.13%) MODX
7 21 (2.03%) Sitecore CMS
8 17 (1.64%) WordPress
9 16 (1.55%) NServiceBus
10 13 (1.26%) LiveLink
11 12 (1.16%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.58%) Lync
13 6 (0.58%) SAS
14 5 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
15 4 (0.39%) Drupal
15 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.29%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 161 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.86%) MS Office
3 19 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.87%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.48%) MS Project
6 4 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.19%) InDesign
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.097%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 19 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) Magento
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.26%) Trello
3 5 (0.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.097%) Office 365
4 1 (0.097%) Route 53
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.51%) Internet
2 11 (1.06%) SAN
3 9 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.87%) DNS
4 8 (0.77%) Wireless
5 7 (0.68%) NAS
5 7 (0.68%) SMTP
6 5 (0.48%) Intranet
6 5 (0.48%) Firewall
7 4 (0.39%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.29%) HTTP
8 3 (0.29%) GPRS
8 3 (0.29%) UMTS
9 1 (0.097%) VPN
9 1 (0.097%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (60.10%) SQL Server
2 145 (14.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 63 (6.09%) Relational Database
5 58 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (4.15%) MySQL
8 36 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (2.90%) NoSQL
11 17 (1.64%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.87%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.58%) DTS
14 6 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
14 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
16 3 (0.29%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 179 (17.29%) Visual Studio
2 111 (10.72%) NUnit
3 107 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 107 (10.34%) Rhino Mocks
4 82 (7.92%) Moq
4 82 (7.92%) MSTest
5 50 (4.83%) Git (software)
6 36 (3.48%) Subversion
7 33 (3.19%) Selenium
8 27 (2.61%) JIRA
9 18 (1.74%) Eclipse
10 13 (1.26%) Selenium IDE
11 10 (0.97%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.77%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.39%) WebDriver
14 4 (0.39%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
15 3 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 151 (14.59%) Finance
2 50 (4.83%) Retail
3 44 (4.25%) Marketing
4 37 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 30 (2.90%) Advertising
6 28 (2.71%) Automotive
7 11 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.68%) Games
10 6 (0.58%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.48%) Legal
12 4 (0.39%) Electronics
12 4 (0.39%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 1 (0.097%) Local Government
14 1 (0.097%) French Language
14 1 (0.097%) German Language
14 1 (0.097%) Back Office
14 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 803 (77.58%) Developer
2 472 (45.60%) .NET Developer
3 149 (14.40%) C# Developer
4 124 (11.98%) Analyst
5 116 (11.21%) Senior Developer
6 113 (10.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 110 (10.63%) Software Developer
8 84 (8.12%) Web Developer
9 70 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 62 (5.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 59 (5.70%) Junior
12 58 (5.60%) VB.NET Developer
13 57 (5.51%) Programmer
14 55 (5.31%) Junior Developer
15 54 (5.22%) Graduate
16 47 (4.54%) Graduate Developer
17 41 (3.96%) Senior .NET Developer
18 38 (3.67%) Software Engineer
19 35 (3.38%) Architect
20 33 (3.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 619 (59.81%) ASP.NET
2 344 (33.24%) HTML
3 260 (25.12%) CSS
4 255 (24.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 219 (21.16%) WCF
6 216 (20.87%) .NET Framework
7 196 (18.94%) XML
8 167 (16.14%) jQuery
9 158 (15.27%) Web Services
10 134 (12.95%) WPF
11 131 (12.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 118 (11.40%) Castle Windsor
13 104 (10.05%) WinForms
14 99 (9.57%) LINQ
14 99 (9.57%) HTML5
15 97 (9.37%) SOAP
16 93 (8.99%) Ajax
17 89 (8.60%) Razor View Engine
18 87 (8.41%) Ninject
19 83 (8.02%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.02%) Inversion of Control
2 60 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 34 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (2.80%) Social Network
5 23 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.13%) N-Tier
7 21 (2.03%) W3C
8 20 (1.93%) Blog
9 14 (1.35%) Social Media
9 14 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.97%) Mathematics
10 10 (0.97%) Physics
11 8 (0.77%) Clustering
11 8 (0.77%) Open Source
12 7 (0.68%) Statistics
12 7 (0.68%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.58%) Data Integration
14 5 (0.48%) New Media
14 5 (0.48%) GIS
14 5 (0.48%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 190 (18.36%) Windows
2 31 (3.00%) Android
3 30 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 20 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.26%) Windows Phone
6 12 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.87%) UNIX
8 8 (0.77%) Windows Phone 8
8 8 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
9 4 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.39%) Linux
10 3 (0.29%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.097%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (36.91%) MVC
2 256 (24.73%) TDD
3 207 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (19.90%) Scrum
5 166 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
6 130 (12.56%) Web Application Development
7 124 (11.98%) OO
8 106 (10.24%) Dependency Injection
9 104 (10.05%) Software Engineering
10 95 (9.18%) BDD
11 93 (8.99%) MVVM
11 93 (8.99%) Kanban
12 69 (6.67%) Project Management
13 53 (5.12%) OOP
14 52 (5.02%) SOA
15 50 (4.83%) UML
16 48 (4.64%) CRM
17 46 (4.44%) Unit Testing
18 44 (4.25%) Web Development
19 39 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 793 (76.62%) C#
2 440 (42.51%) SQL
3 322 (31.11%) JavaScript
4 221 (21.35%) T-SQL
5 189 (18.26%) VB.NET
6 146 (14.11%) VB
7 78 (7.54%) Java
8 57 (5.51%) VB6
9 53 (5.12%) PHP
10 28 (2.71%) C++
11 27 (2.61%) Ruby
12 22 (2.13%) VBA
13 13 (1.26%) Python
13 13 (1.26%) C
14 12 (1.16%) Perl
15 11 (1.06%) PL/SQL
16 8 (0.77%) VBScript
17 7 (0.68%) Golang
18 6 (0.58%) XQuery
19 5 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 81 (7.83%) Degree
2 47 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (3.29%) MCTS
4 32 (3.09%) MCP
4 32 (3.09%) MCAD
4 32 (3.09%) MCSD
5 15 (1.45%) ISEB
6 11 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.48%) MCSE
9 4 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.097%) MCITP
11 1 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.097%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.097%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.35%) QA
2 10 (0.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.097%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.39%) XenApp
3 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.097%) Puppet
3 1 (0.097%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 305 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.31%) Oracle
3 30 (2.90%) Facebook
4 24 (2.32%) Google
5 21 (2.03%) Sitecore
6 17 (1.64%) Twitter
7 16 (1.55%) DevExpress
8 11 (1.06%) VMware
9 10 (0.97%) Telerik
9 10 (0.97%) SAP
9 10 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.87%) Cisco
11 8 (0.77%) IBM
12 7 (0.68%) Symantec
12 7 (0.68%) McAfee
12 7 (0.68%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.58%) Progress
13 6 (0.58%) Business Objects
13 6 (0.58%) Adobe
14 5 (0.48%) JBoss
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 +
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago