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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 352 476 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.24% 27.69% 25.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.26% 61.58% 57.02%
Number of salaries quoted 303 422 402
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £50,000 £48,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
637 773 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.63% 44.97% 44.40%
Number of salaries quoted 529 647 690
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -3 124 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Crewe -5 39 £40,000 -8.57% 13
Knutsford -1 34 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wilmslow +1 25 £38,138 +8.96% 5
Chester -15 18 £43,000 +22.85% 17
Ellesmere Port +1 15 £40,000 - 3
Runcorn 0 15 £40,000 +18.51% 2
Macclesfield -3 12 £34,500 - 3
Winsford - 5 - - 1
Northwich +1 2 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Nantwich +4 1 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 - 1
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 593 (79.07%) C#
2 460 (61.33%) ASP.NET
3 428 (57.07%) SQL Server
4 377 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
5 375 (50.00%) MVC
6 266 (35.47%) SQL
7 253 (33.73%) HTML
8 244 (32.53%) JavaScript
9 224 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 221 (29.47%) Microsoft
11 212 (28.27%) CSS
12 210 (28.00%) .NET Framework
13 206 (27.47%) WCF
14 191 (25.47%) TDD
15 182 (24.27%) jQuery
16 169 (22.53%) Scrum
17 156 (20.80%) Finance
18 151 (20.13%) Web Services
19 140 (18.67%) MS Excel
20 128 (17.07%) Windows
20 128 (17.07%) Dependency Injection
21 126 (16.80%) Web Application Development
22 123 (16.40%) VB.NET
23 118 (15.73%) VB
24 117 (15.60%) HTML5
25 111 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
26 100 (13.33%) Java
27 93 (12.40%) Visual Studio
27 93 (12.40%) XML
27 93 (12.40%) Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 39 (5.20%) Node.js
2 29 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.47%) IIS
4 15 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (1.20%) Apache
7 8 (1.07%) JBoss
7 8 (1.07%) CMS
8 6 (0.80%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.53%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.27%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.27%) SAS
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 140 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.13%) MS Project
3 14 (1.87%) Photoshop
4 13 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 12 (1.60%) Fireworks
6 9 (1.20%) MS Office
7 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.27%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 16 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.53%) Magento
4 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.40%) SaaS
2 24 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.27%) Office 365
3 2 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.60%) Internet
2 26 (3.47%) Wireless
3 9 (1.20%) GPRS
3 9 (1.20%) UMTS
4 7 (0.93%) HTTP
5 5 (0.67%) Intranet
6 4 (0.53%) ATM
7 3 (0.40%) DNS
7 3 (0.40%) SAN
7 3 (0.40%) SMTP
7 3 (0.40%) NAS
8 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (57.07%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 64 (8.53%) NoSQL
4 48 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (4.13%) MySQL
6 29 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.20%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (0.93%) RavenDB
13 6 (0.80%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.67%) Big Data
15 4 (0.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 93 (12.40%) Visual Studio
2 65 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (8.00%) Moq
4 58 (7.73%) Rhino Mocks
4 58 (7.73%) NUnit
5 52 (6.93%) Subversion
5 52 (6.93%) MSTest
6 31 (4.13%) Git (software)
7 15 (2.00%) JIRA
8 13 (1.73%) gulp
8 13 (1.73%) Grunt
9 12 (1.60%) Bower
10 10 (1.33%) Selenium
11 7 (0.93%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.80%) SpecFlow
13 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.53%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
General
1 156 (20.80%) Finance
2 40 (5.33%) Retail
2 40 (5.33%) Marketing
3 32 (4.27%) Financial Institution
4 28 (3.73%) Advertising
5 10 (1.33%) Back Office
6 9 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.20%) Games
7 8 (1.07%) Billing
8 7 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.80%) Banking
10 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 579 (77.20%) Developer
2 399 (53.20%) .NET Developer
3 132 (17.60%) C# Developer
4 110 (14.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 100 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 81 (10.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 78 (10.40%) Software Developer
8 65 (8.67%) Web Developer
9 63 (8.40%) Senior Developer
10 45 (6.00%) .NET Web Developer
11 37 (4.93%) Lead Developer
12 35 (4.67%) Graduate
13 34 (4.53%) Analyst
13 34 (4.53%) C# Web Developer
14 33 (4.40%) Junior
15 32 (4.27%) Junior Developer
15 32 (4.27%) Graduate Developer
16 29 (3.87%) Senior .NET Developer
16 29 (3.87%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 29 (3.87%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (61.33%) ASP.NET
2 253 (33.73%) HTML
3 224 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 212 (28.27%) CSS
5 210 (28.00%) .NET Framework
6 206 (27.47%) WCF
7 182 (24.27%) jQuery
8 151 (20.13%) Web Services
9 117 (15.60%) HTML5
10 93 (12.40%) Entity Framework
10 93 (12.40%) XML
11 90 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 86 (11.47%) RESTful
13 82 (10.93%) WPF
14 79 (10.53%) AngularJS
15 76 (10.13%) WinForms
16 64 (8.53%) Castle Windsor
17 61 (8.13%) Spring.NET
17 61 (8.13%) REST
18 57 (7.60%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.87%) Inversion of Control
2 56 (7.47%) N-Tier
3 48 (6.40%) Mobile App
4 44 (5.87%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.80%) User Experience
6 31 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.60%) Tandem
9 9 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.93%) W3C
11 6 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.67%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.67%) New Media
13 4 (0.53%) NHS
13 4 (0.53%) Cryptography
13 4 (0.53%) Statistics
14 3 (0.40%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.40%) Physics
14 3 (0.40%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 128 (17.07%) Windows
2 45 (6.00%) Android
3 43 (5.73%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
5 18 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.00%) Windows Phone
7 14 (1.87%) Windows Phone 7
8 11 (1.47%) UNIX
9 9 (1.20%) Windows CE
10 5 (0.67%) Linux
11 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (50.00%) MVC
3 191 (25.47%) TDD
4 169 (22.53%) Scrum
5 128 (17.07%) Dependency Injection
6 126 (16.80%) Web Application Development
7 111 (14.80%) Continuous Integration
8 85 (11.33%) SDLC
9 73 (9.73%) BDD
10 70 (9.33%) SOA
11 65 (8.67%) MVVM
12 63 (8.40%) Kanban
13 62 (8.27%) OO
14 59 (7.87%) Web Development
14 59 (7.87%) Unit Testing
15 54 (7.20%) Software Engineering
16 41 (5.47%) Mentoring
17 37 (4.93%) OOP
18 35 (4.67%) Domain-Driven Design
19 28 (3.73%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 593 (79.07%) C#
2 266 (35.47%) SQL
3 244 (32.53%) JavaScript
4 123 (16.40%) VB.NET
5 118 (15.73%) VB
6 100 (13.33%) Java
7 87 (11.60%) T-SQL
8 30 (4.00%) PHP
9 22 (2.93%) C++
9 22 (2.93%) Ruby
10 18 (2.40%) Objective-C
11 16 (2.13%) C
12 14 (1.87%) VB6
13 12 (1.60%) Apple Swift
14 6 (0.80%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.67%) VBScript
16 4 (0.53%) Python
17 3 (0.40%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.40%) VBA
17 3 (0.40%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 55 (7.33%) Degree
2 19 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.47%) ISEB
4 6 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) MCSA
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.93%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.27%) HL7
3 2 (0.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 221 (29.47%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.60%) Oracle
3 26 (3.47%) Facebook
4 14 (1.87%) Apple
5 12 (1.60%) Telerik
5 12 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 7 (0.93%) HP
7 5 (0.67%) Adobe
8 4 (0.53%) IBM
8 4 (0.53%) Metastorm
8 4 (0.53%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.40%) hybris
9 3 (0.40%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.27%) Symantec
10 2 (0.27%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.27%) Teradata
10 2 (0.27%) Netezza
10 2 (0.27%) IronPort
10 2 (0.27%) Informatica
10 2 (0.27%) Business Objects
Knutsford, Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Essential Recruitment
Salary: good bonus + good Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Stone Resourcing
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Highly competitive + great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago