The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 512 436 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.22% 25.66% 24.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 63.05% 55.90% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 459 388 503
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 £27,500 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
812 780 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.76% 45.91% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 705 681 952
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
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
North West

.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 1 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 1 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 +1 171 £35,000 - 14
Macclesfield +1 52 £37,500 +15.38% 9
Chester +3 44 £35,000 - 18
Crewe 0 33 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Knutsford +1 28 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Wilmslow 0 27 £40,000 +9.58% 9
Ellesmere Port 0 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Nantwich -2 17 £30,000 +9.09%
Runcorn +4 5 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Northwich +2 3 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Alderley Edge - 3 £30,000 -
Sandbach - 1 £33,500 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 767 (77.24%) C#
2 598 (60.22%) ASP.NET
3 590 (59.42%) SQL Server
4 427 (43.00%) SQL
5 363 (36.56%) MVC
6 330 (33.23%) HTML
7 313 (31.52%) Microsoft
8 305 (30.72%) JavaScript
9 247 (24.87%) CSS
10 245 (24.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 242 (24.37%) TDD
12 209 (21.05%) T-SQL
13 207 (20.85%) WCF
14 201 (20.24%) .NET Framework
15 198 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
16 191 (19.23%) Scrum
17 190 (19.13%) XML
18 184 (18.53%) VB.NET
19 177 (17.82%) Windows
20 169 (17.02%) MS Excel
20 169 (17.02%) Visual Studio
21 158 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
22 157 (15.81%) jQuery
23 147 (14.80%) Web Services
24 143 (14.40%) SQL Server 2008
24 143 (14.40%) WPF
25 137 (13.80%) VB
26 128 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
27 125 (12.59%) Web Application Development
28 122 (12.29%) Finance

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 80 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 47 (4.73%) IIS
3 37 (3.73%) Umbraco
4 33 (3.32%) CMS
5 29 (2.92%) Node.js
6 23 (2.32%) WordPress
7 22 (2.22%) MODX
8 21 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (1.31%) LiveLink
10 10 (1.01%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.91%) MS Exchange
12 8 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.60%) SAS
13 6 (0.60%) Lync
14 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
15 4 (0.40%) Drupal
16 3 (0.30%) Sitefinity
16 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 169 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 40 (4.03%) MS Office
3 21 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.40%) MS Project
5 4 (0.40%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.20%) InDesign
6 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.30%) Magento
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.21%) Trello
3 4 (0.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.10%) Route 53
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.74%) Internet
2 9 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.81%) SAN
4 7 (0.70%) DNS
5 6 (0.60%) Firewall
6 5 (0.50%) SMTP
6 5 (0.50%) NAS
7 4 (0.40%) Intranet
8 3 (0.30%) GPRS
8 3 (0.30%) UMTS
8 3 (0.30%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.20%) HTTP
10 1 (0.10%) VPN
10 1 (0.10%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 590 (59.42%) SQL Server
2 143 (14.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (8.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 55 (5.54%) Relational Database
5 51 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (3.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (3.52%) MySQL
9 33 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (2.82%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.01%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.50%) OLTP
16 5 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (0.50%) QlikView
17 4 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 169 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 107 (10.78%) NUnit
3 103 (10.37%) Rhino Mocks
4 96 (9.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 80 (8.06%) MSTest
5 80 (8.06%) Moq
6 44 (4.43%) Git (software)
7 29 (2.92%) Subversion
8 27 (2.72%) Selenium
9 19 (1.91%) JIRA
10 18 (1.81%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.51%) Selenium IDE
12 14 (1.41%) PhoneGap
13 9 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.70%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.40%) SpecFlow
16 3 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
16 3 (0.30%) TeamCity
17 2 (0.20%) WebDriver
17 2 (0.20%) StyleCop
General
1 122 (12.29%) Finance
2 41 (4.13%) Retail
3 38 (3.83%) Marketing
4 36 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 28 (2.82%) Advertising
5 28 (2.82%) Automotive
6 7 (0.70%) Games
6 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.40%) Legal
7 4 (0.40%) Publishing
8 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.30%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.10%) Back Office
10 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.10%) Local Government
10 1 (0.10%) Billing
10 1 (0.10%) French Language
10 1 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 772 (77.74%) Developer
2 448 (45.12%) .NET Developer
3 151 (15.21%) C# Developer
4 117 (11.78%) Senior Developer
5 116 (11.68%) Analyst
6 113 (11.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 103 (10.37%) Software Developer
8 79 (7.96%) Web Developer
9 62 (6.24%) ASP.NET Developer
10 60 (6.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 56 (5.64%) VB.NET Developer
12 55 (5.54%) Programmer
13 51 (5.14%) Graduate
13 51 (5.14%) Junior
14 49 (4.93%) Junior Developer
15 48 (4.83%) Software Engineer
16 44 (4.43%) Graduate Developer
17 41 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
18 31 (3.12%) Systems Analyst
19 30 (3.02%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 598 (60.22%) ASP.NET
2 330 (33.23%) HTML
3 247 (24.87%) CSS
4 245 (24.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 207 (20.85%) WCF
6 201 (20.24%) .NET Framework
7 190 (19.13%) XML
8 157 (15.81%) jQuery
9 147 (14.80%) Web Services
10 143 (14.40%) WPF
11 128 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 113 (11.38%) WinForms
13 111 (11.18%) Castle Windsor
14 94 (9.47%) HTML5
15 89 (8.96%) SOAP
16 86 (8.66%) Razor View Engine
17 84 (8.46%) Ajax
18 83 (8.36%) Ninject
19 82 (8.26%) LINQ
20 81 (8.16%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (8.16%) Inversion of Control
2 64 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (2.52%) Social Network
5 23 (2.32%) W3C
6 22 (2.22%) N-Tier
7 21 (2.11%) Mobile App
7 21 (2.11%) Blog
8 14 (1.41%) Social Media
9 12 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.01%) Mathematics
10 10 (1.01%) Physics
11 9 (0.91%) Statistics
12 8 (0.81%) Open Source
13 6 (0.60%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.60%) Tandem
13 6 (0.60%) Clustering
14 5 (0.50%) New Media
14 5 (0.50%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 177 (17.82%) Windows
2 29 (2.92%) Android
3 26 (2.62%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.21%) UNIX
5 12 (1.21%) Windows Phone
6 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.70%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.60%) Linux
11 5 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.30%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (36.56%) MVC
2 242 (24.37%) TDD
3 198 (19.94%) Agile Software Development
4 191 (19.23%) Scrum
5 158 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
6 125 (12.59%) Web Application Development
7 111 (11.18%) Software Engineering
8 109 (10.98%) OO
9 99 (9.97%) Dependency Injection
10 91 (9.16%) BDD
11 90 (9.06%) Kanban
12 84 (8.46%) MVVM
13 68 (6.85%) Project Management
14 52 (5.24%) CRM
15 51 (5.14%) Unit Testing
16 50 (5.04%) OOP
17 49 (4.93%) UML
18 48 (4.83%) Web Development
19 47 (4.73%) SOA
20 39 (3.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 767 (77.24%) C#
2 427 (43.00%) SQL
3 305 (30.72%) JavaScript
4 209 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 184 (18.53%) VB.NET
6 137 (13.80%) VB
7 68 (6.85%) Java
8 56 (5.64%) VB6
9 50 (5.04%) PHP
10 30 (3.02%) C++
11 26 (2.62%) Ruby
12 23 (2.32%) VBA
13 17 (1.71%) C
14 15 (1.51%) Python
15 11 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.01%) Perl
17 9 (0.91%) Golang
18 8 (0.81%) VBScript
19 6 (0.60%) XQuery
20 4 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (7.85%) Degree
2 54 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 38 (3.83%) MCTS
4 37 (3.73%) MCP
5 33 (3.32%) MCAD
5 33 (3.32%) MCSD
6 13 (1.31%) ISEB
7 10 (1.01%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.40%) MCPD
9 4 (0.40%) MCSE
9 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.20%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.10%) MCSA
11 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.83%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.10%) HL7
3 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.30%) XenApp
3 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 313 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 57 (5.74%) Oracle
3 26 (2.62%) Facebook
4 25 (2.52%) Google
5 21 (2.11%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.61%) DevExpress
7 15 (1.51%) Twitter
8 11 (1.11%) SAP
8 11 (1.11%) VMware
9 10 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.91%) Cisco
10 9 (0.91%) Telerik
11 7 (0.70%) IBM
11 7 (0.70%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.70%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.60%) Progress
12 6 (0.60%) Adobe
13 5 (0.50%) Apple
13 5 (0.50%) Symantec
13 5 (0.50%) McAfee
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Salary + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: 22 hours ago