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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 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 376 442 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.70% 26.08% 30.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.95% 54.98% 62.64%
Number of salaries quoted 307 398 518
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
.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
588 804 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.93% 47.43% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 475 675 794
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 27 March 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 March 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 0 108 £37,500 - 42
Macclesfield 0 58 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Crewe +5 32 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Chester 0 26 £32,500 -21.21% 16
Wilmslow -2 23 £35,000 -6.66% 8
Knutsford +4 18 £41,250 +8.55% 3
Ellesmere Port - 12 £40,000 - 2
Runcorn -7 8 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Alderley Edge - 7 £30,000 -
Sandbach - 5 £37,500 -
Northwich 0 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Daresbury - 2 - -
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 March 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.

1 637 (78.84%) C#
2 477 (59.03%) ASP.NET
3 424 (52.48%) SQL Server
4 389 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
5 374 (46.29%) MVC
6 315 (38.99%) SQL
7 313 (38.74%) HTML
8 309 (38.24%) JavaScript
9 261 (32.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 253 (31.31%) CSS
11 238 (29.46%) TDD
12 237 (29.33%) Microsoft
13 211 (26.11%) .NET Framework
14 208 (25.74%) WCF
15 180 (22.28%) jQuery
15 180 (22.28%) Scrum
16 164 (20.30%) VB.NET
17 161 (19.93%) Windows
18 146 (18.07%) Finance
19 143 (17.70%) Web Application Development
20 135 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
21 134 (16.58%) HTML5
22 128 (15.84%) VB
23 126 (15.59%) Visual Studio
24 115 (14.23%) MS Excel
25 111 (13.74%) Dependency Injection
26 110 (13.61%) Web Services
27 103 (12.75%) BDD
28 95 (11.76%) XML
29 93 (11.51%) NUnit

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 69 (8.54%) Node.js
2 46 (5.69%) IIS
2 46 (5.69%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.47%) Umbraco
4 27 (3.34%) CMS
5 19 (2.35%) NServiceBus
6 17 (2.10%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (1.49%) WordPress
10 8 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.25%) SAS
13 1 (0.12%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 115 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.10%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.99%) MS Project
4 7 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.62%) MS Office
6 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.37%) Mingle
8 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.12%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.12%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.37%) Tridion
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 67 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (3.71%) SaaS
3 3 (0.37%) Office 365
3 3 (0.37%) Trello
4 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.54%) Internet
2 23 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.98%) Wireless
3 16 (1.98%) HTTP
4 15 (1.86%) NAS
4 15 (1.86%) DNS
4 15 (1.86%) SAN
4 15 (1.86%) SMTP
5 5 (0.62%) Intranet
6 4 (0.50%) ATM
7 3 (0.37%) Firewall
8 2 (0.25%) GPRS
8 2 (0.25%) UMTS
9 1 (0.12%) LAN
9 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (52.48%) SQL Server
2 88 (10.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 84 (10.40%) NoSQL
4 57 (7.05%) MySQL
5 48 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (4.08%) Relational Database
7 32 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.23%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.49%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.36%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.36%) RavenDB
12 10 (1.24%) Big Data
12 10 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.50%) OLTP
16 3 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 126 (15.59%) Visual Studio
2 93 (11.51%) NUnit
3 92 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 86 (10.64%) Git (software)
5 77 (9.53%) Subversion
6 69 (8.54%) Rhino Mocks
7 67 (8.29%) Moq
8 59 (7.30%) MSTest
9 37 (4.58%) Selenium
10 26 (3.22%) JIRA
11 23 (2.85%) SpecFlow
12 11 (1.36%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
14 7 (0.87%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.87%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.87%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.74%) Jenkins
15 6 (0.74%) Grunt
16 5 (0.62%) Selenium IDE
General
1 146 (18.07%) Finance
2 45 (5.57%) Marketing
3 32 (3.96%) Advertising
4 31 (3.84%) Retail
5 21 (2.60%) Games
5 21 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.35%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.24%) Billing
9 8 (0.99%) Back Office
10 3 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.25%) Legal
11 2 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 607 (75.12%) Developer
2 430 (53.22%) .NET Developer
3 104 (12.87%) C# Developer
4 88 (10.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 77 (9.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 74 (9.16%) Software Developer
7 66 (8.17%) Senior Developer
8 60 (7.43%) Web Developer
9 56 (6.93%) Analyst
10 54 (6.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 50 (6.19%) Development Manager
12 41 (5.07%) Software Manager
13 37 (4.58%) Software Development Manager
14 36 (4.46%) Graduate
15 35 (4.33%) Junior
16 34 (4.21%) Junior Developer
17 33 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
17 33 (4.08%) Graduate Developer
18 27 (3.34%) Junior .NET Developer
18 27 (3.34%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (59.03%) ASP.NET
2 313 (38.74%) HTML
3 261 (32.30%) ASP.NET MVC
4 253 (31.31%) CSS
5 211 (26.11%) .NET Framework
6 208 (25.74%) WCF
7 180 (22.28%) jQuery
8 134 (16.58%) HTML5
9 110 (13.61%) Web Services
10 95 (11.76%) XML
11 87 (10.77%) Castle Windsor
12 82 (10.15%) WPF
13 80 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 75 (9.28%) LINQ
15 71 (8.79%) Spring.NET
15 71 (8.79%) RESTful
16 68 (8.42%) WinForms
17 59 (7.30%) SOAP
18 58 (7.18%) NHibernate
19 57 (7.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.92%) Inversion of Control
2 58 (7.18%) User Experience
3 48 (5.94%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (4.83%) Computer Science
6 32 (3.96%) N-Tier
7 21 (2.60%) Social Media
8 20 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.73%) Clustering
10 11 (1.36%) BBC
11 8 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.99%) W3C
12 6 (0.74%) Life Science
12 6 (0.74%) Social Network
12 6 (0.74%) Open Source
13 5 (0.62%) New Media
13 5 (0.62%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.62%) Statistics
14 4 (0.50%) Tandem
14 4 (0.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 161 (19.93%) Windows
2 28 (3.47%) Apple iOS
3 27 (3.34%) Android
4 20 (2.48%) Linux
5 18 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.86%) Windows Mobile
7 14 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.36%) UNIX
9 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (48.14%) Agile Software Development
2 374 (46.29%) MVC
3 238 (29.46%) TDD
4 180 (22.28%) Scrum
5 143 (17.70%) Web Application Development
6 135 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
7 111 (13.74%) Dependency Injection
8 103 (12.75%) BDD
9 92 (11.39%) OO
10 77 (9.53%) Kanban
11 64 (7.92%) SOA
12 60 (7.43%) MVVM
13 56 (6.93%) Unit Testing
14 45 (5.57%) Software Engineering
15 43 (5.32%) Web Development
16 41 (5.07%) Resource Management
17 35 (4.33%) CRM
18 33 (4.08%) Domain-Driven Design
18 33 (4.08%) Mentoring
19 31 (3.84%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 637 (78.84%) C#
2 315 (38.99%) SQL
3 309 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 164 (20.30%) VB.NET
5 128 (15.84%) VB
6 78 (9.65%) Java
7 76 (9.41%) T-SQL
8 49 (6.06%) Ruby
9 41 (5.07%) Objective-C
10 37 (4.58%) PHP
11 34 (4.21%) PowerShell
12 32 (3.96%) C++
13 30 (3.71%) VB6
14 20 (2.48%) C
15 14 (1.73%) Perl
16 11 (1.36%) PHP5
17 8 (0.99%) VBA
18 5 (0.62%) VBScript
18 5 (0.62%) Assembly Language
19 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (5.94%) Degree
2 14 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.24%) ISEB
4 5 (0.62%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.37%) MCP
6 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CIPD
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.21%) QA
2 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.37%) Puppet
4 3 (0.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 237 (29.33%) Microsoft
2 43 (5.32%) Oracle
3 37 (4.58%) Facebook
3 37 (4.58%) Xamarin
4 36 (4.46%) Telerik
5 16 (1.98%) EPiServer
6 14 (1.73%) IronPort
6 14 (1.73%) Eloqua
6 14 (1.73%) Symantec
7 13 (1.61%) Apple
8 12 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.36%) Google
10 10 (1.24%) Yahoo!
10 10 (1.24%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.24%) Sony
11 6 (0.74%) DevExpress
11 6 (0.74%) Twitter
12 4 (0.50%) VMware
12 4 (0.50%) SAP
12 4 (0.50%) HP
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + OTE 100k
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + OTE 40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago