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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 392 425 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.75% 27.17% 33.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 57.48% 55.92% 59.33%
Number of salaries quoted 337 362 658
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 £28,400 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
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
682 760 1190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.85% 48.59% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 588 659 1078
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 £26,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

.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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 113 £35,000 -6.66% 28
Macclesfield +1 106 £42,500 -2.85% 10
Wilmslow -3 31 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Knutsford +14 25 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Crewe -3 23 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Chester -10 14 £30,750 -15.75% 17
Ellesmere Port - 9 £40,000 - 1
Runcorn +2 8 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Northwich -2 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Sandbach - 5 - - 1
Nantwich +3 4 £29,000 -17.14%
Frodsham - 2 £32,750 -
Daresbury - 2 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 665 (76.26%) C#
2 517 (59.29%) ASP.NET
3 465 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 406 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
5 391 (44.84%) MVC
6 366 (41.97%) SQL
7 340 (38.99%) HTML
8 335 (38.42%) JavaScript
9 280 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 279 (32.00%) CSS
11 258 (29.59%) TDD
12 232 (26.61%) WCF
13 220 (25.23%) .NET Framework
14 218 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 213 (24.43%) Windows
16 203 (23.28%) jQuery
17 185 (21.22%) Scrum
18 176 (20.18%) VB.NET
19 170 (19.50%) Finance
20 161 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
21 149 (17.09%) HTML5
22 142 (16.28%) Web Application Development
23 138 (15.83%) Visual Studio
24 136 (15.60%) Web Services
25 129 (14.79%) OO
26 126 (14.45%) T-SQL
27 124 (14.22%) VB
28 117 (13.42%) Dependency Injection
28 117 (13.42%) LINQ
29 112 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 70 (8.03%) Node.js
2 60 (6.88%) IIS
3 38 (4.36%) SharePoint
4 35 (4.01%) CMS
4 35 (4.01%) Umbraco
5 30 (3.44%) NServiceBus
6 26 (2.98%) MS Exchange
7 20 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (1.83%) WordPress
9 15 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.26%) JBoss
11 8 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.46%) Flash Media Server
13 2 (0.23%) CICS
13 2 (0.23%) Apache
13 2 (0.23%) MODX
13 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.83%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.69%) MS Project
4 5 (0.57%) MS Office
5 4 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.34%) Mingle
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 12 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.34%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 91 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.52%) SaaS
3 4 (0.46%) Trello
4 3 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.23%) Office 365
5 2 (0.23%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 71 (8.14%) Internet
2 30 (3.44%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.98%) Wireless
4 22 (2.52%) SAN
5 20 (2.29%) DNS
5 20 (2.29%) SMTP
5 20 (2.29%) NAS
6 15 (1.72%) HTTP
7 5 (0.57%) Intranet
8 3 (0.34%) Firewall
9 2 (0.23%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.11%) Network Security
10 1 (0.11%) ATM
10 1 (0.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 465 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 101 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (8.94%) NoSQL
4 77 (8.83%) MySQL
5 62 (7.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (6.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 48 (5.50%) Relational Database
8 40 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (2.06%) Big Data
11 16 (1.83%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.15%) DTS
14 8 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.80%) RavenDB
15 7 (0.80%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
16 5 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
17 4 (0.46%) MS Access
17 4 (0.46%) BODI
Development Applications
1 138 (15.83%) Visual Studio
2 112 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 109 (12.50%) NUnit
4 100 (11.47%) Git (software)
5 85 (9.75%) Subversion
6 78 (8.94%) Rhino Mocks
7 74 (8.49%) Moq
8 70 (8.03%) MSTest
9 54 (6.19%) Selenium
10 37 (4.24%) JIRA
11 29 (3.33%) SpecFlow
12 14 (1.61%) WebDriver
13 13 (1.49%) Cucumber
14 9 (1.03%) Jenkins
14 9 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
15 8 (0.92%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.92%) Selenium IDE
16 6 (0.69%) SoapUI
17 5 (0.57%) WATIR
17 5 (0.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 170 (19.50%) Finance
2 49 (5.62%) Retail
3 47 (5.39%) Marketing
4 34 (3.90%) Advertising
5 28 (3.21%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 17 (1.95%) Games
8 10 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.80%) Legal
10 6 (0.69%) Billing
11 5 (0.57%) Back Office
12 4 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.46%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Banking
14 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 628 (72.02%) Developer
2 417 (47.82%) .NET Developer
3 98 (11.24%) C# Developer
4 80 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 80 (9.17%) Analyst
4 80 (9.17%) Software Developer
5 75 (8.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 74 (8.49%) Senior Developer
7 73 (8.37%) Web Developer
8 53 (6.08%) Development Manager
9 52 (5.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 44 (5.05%) Junior
11 42 (4.82%) Software Manager
12 40 (4.59%) Junior Developer
13 39 (4.47%) Software Development Manager
13 39 (4.47%) Graduate
14 36 (4.13%) Graduate Developer
15 34 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
16 30 (3.44%) Architect
16 30 (3.44%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (59.29%) ASP.NET
2 340 (38.99%) HTML
3 280 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 279 (32.00%) CSS
5 232 (26.61%) WCF
6 220 (25.23%) .NET Framework
7 203 (23.28%) jQuery
8 149 (17.09%) HTML5
9 136 (15.60%) Web Services
10 117 (13.42%) LINQ
11 111 (12.73%) XML
12 98 (11.24%) Castle Windsor
12 98 (11.24%) WPF
13 80 (9.17%) SOAP
14 79 (9.06%) WinForms
15 76 (8.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 74 (8.49%) CSS3
16 74 (8.49%) Spring.NET
17 72 (8.26%) RESTful
18 70 (8.03%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.14%) Inversion of Control
2 58 (6.65%) User Experience
3 57 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (4.82%) Computer Science
5 40 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.52%) Social Media
7 20 (2.29%) Clustering
8 16 (1.83%) Social Network
9 15 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 15 (1.72%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.26%) BBC
11 10 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.03%) W3C
13 5 (0.57%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.46%) NHS
14 4 (0.46%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.46%) E-Learning
14 4 (0.46%) Life Science
15 3 (0.34%) IBM Mainframe
15 3 (0.34%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 213 (24.43%) Windows
2 42 (4.82%) Apple iOS
3 41 (4.70%) Android
4 31 (3.56%) Linux
5 26 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.46%) UNIX
9 4 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 391 (44.84%) MVC
3 258 (29.59%) TDD
4 185 (21.22%) Scrum
5 161 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
6 142 (16.28%) Web Application Development
7 129 (14.79%) OO
8 117 (13.42%) Dependency Injection
9 103 (11.81%) BDD
10 83 (9.52%) Kanban
11 78 (8.94%) MVVM
12 59 (6.77%) SOA
13 49 (5.62%) Software Engineering
14 46 (5.28%) Unit Testing
15 42 (4.82%) OOP
16 38 (4.36%) Resource Management
17 35 (4.01%) CRM
17 35 (4.01%) Mentoring
18 34 (3.90%) Web Development
19 28 (3.21%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 665 (76.26%) C#
2 366 (41.97%) SQL
3 335 (38.42%) JavaScript
4 176 (20.18%) VB.NET
5 126 (14.45%) T-SQL
6 124 (14.22%) VB
7 77 (8.83%) Java
8 46 (5.28%) Ruby
9 45 (5.16%) PHP
10 39 (4.47%) C++
11 38 (4.36%) PowerShell
12 33 (3.78%) Objective-C
13 30 (3.44%) VB6
14 20 (2.29%) Perl
15 16 (1.83%) PHP5
16 12 (1.38%) C
17 9 (1.03%) XPath
18 8 (0.92%) VBA
19 6 (0.69%) Assembly Language
20 4 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (6.88%) Degree
2 13 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.26%) ISEB
4 7 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.69%) MCP
6 5 (0.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.46%) MCTS
8 3 (0.34%) MCAD
8 3 (0.34%) MCSD
9 2 (0.23%) MCSE
9 2 (0.23%) CIPD
10 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.47%) QA
2 21 (2.41%) SLA
3 2 (0.23%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.34%) Docker
2 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.23%) XenApp
3 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (1.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 218 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.28%) Facebook
3 35 (4.01%) Xamarin
4 34 (3.90%) Telerik
5 28 (3.21%) Oracle
6 20 (2.29%) Symantec
7 18 (2.06%) IronPort
8 17 (1.95%) Sitecore
8 17 (1.95%) EPiServer
9 15 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.72%) Eloqua
10 14 (1.61%) Twitter
11 12 (1.38%) Google
11 12 (1.38%) Apple
12 10 (1.15%) Sony
12 10 (1.15%) Yahoo!
13 7 (0.80%) Netezza
13 7 (0.80%) VMware
14 5 (0.57%) Cisco
15 4 (0.46%) Adobe
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
MPP Global Solutions LTD
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25 – £30k
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: 4 days ago