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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 526 454 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.00% 28.63% 25.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 64.86% 61.02% 57.56%
Number of salaries quoted 460 407 479
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,350 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -
.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
811 744 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.63% 46.91% 44.16%
Number of salaries quoted 699 663 830
Average salary £35,309 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.88% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -1 144 £35,000 - 16
Macclesfield +1 82 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Crewe 0 48 £33,750 -10.00% 12
Chester -1 34 £35,000 - 22
Wilmslow -1 31 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Knutsford -3 26 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Nantwich 0 14 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Ellesmere Port 0 13 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Runcorn +1 10 £37,500 +2.73% 3
Northwich +5 2 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Sandbach +4 1 £33,500 -27.17%
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 770 (76.24%) C#
2 612 (60.59%) SQL Server
3 609 (60.30%) ASP.NET
4 450 (44.55%) SQL
5 446 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
6 383 (37.92%) MVC
7 349 (34.55%) HTML
8 330 (32.67%) JavaScript
9 278 (27.52%) Microsoft
10 266 (26.34%) CSS
11 265 (26.24%) TDD
12 259 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 237 (23.47%) WCF
14 236 (23.37%) T-SQL
15 235 (23.27%) .NET Framework
16 219 (21.68%) Scrum
17 197 (19.50%) Windows
18 185 (18.32%) VB.NET
19 183 (18.12%) XML
19 183 (18.12%) jQuery
20 175 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
20 175 (17.33%) Web Services
21 169 (16.73%) Visual Studio
22 161 (15.94%) Finance
23 155 (15.35%) VB
24 141 (13.96%) MS Excel
25 136 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
26 135 (13.37%) OO
27 134 (13.27%) Web Application Development
28 122 (12.08%) LINQ

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 66 (6.53%) SharePoint
2 57 (5.64%) IIS
3 39 (3.86%) Node.js
4 36 (3.56%) Umbraco
5 31 (3.07%) CMS
6 23 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 23 (2.28%) NServiceBus
7 20 (1.98%) MODX
8 17 (1.68%) WordPress
9 13 (1.29%) LiveLink
10 12 (1.19%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.59%) Lync
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
13 5 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.40%) Drupal
15 3 (0.30%) Flash Media Server
15 3 (0.30%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 141 (13.96%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.27%) MS Office
3 18 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.89%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.40%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.30%) MS Project
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.20%) InDesign
8 1 (0.099%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 18 (1.78%) 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
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.19%) Trello
3 11 (1.09%) SaaS
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.099%) Route 53
5 1 (0.099%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.64%) Internet
2 15 (1.49%) Wireless
3 11 (1.09%) SAN
4 9 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.89%) DNS
5 7 (0.69%) SMTP
5 7 (0.69%) NAS
6 6 (0.59%) Intranet
7 4 (0.40%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.40%) HTTP
8 2 (0.20%) Firewall
9 1 (0.099%) VPN
9 1 (0.099%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (60.59%) SQL Server
2 136 (13.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 69 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (6.63%) Relational Database
6 59 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (4.85%) MySQL
8 39 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (3.76%) NoSQL
10 33 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (1.49%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.99%) DTS
13 7 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (0.59%) Big Data
14 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.40%) MS Access
16 3 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
16 3 (0.30%) BODI
Development Applications
1 169 (16.73%) Visual Studio
2 119 (11.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 108 (10.69%) NUnit
4 104 (10.30%) Rhino Mocks
5 79 (7.82%) MSTest
5 79 (7.82%) Moq
6 64 (6.34%) Git (software)
7 43 (4.26%) Subversion
7 43 (4.26%) Selenium
8 30 (2.97%) JIRA
9 14 (1.39%) Selenium IDE
10 12 (1.19%) Cucumber
10 12 (1.19%) SpecFlow
10 12 (1.19%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (0.69%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
14 5 (0.50%) SoapUI
15 4 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 161 (15.94%) Finance
2 59 (5.84%) Retail
3 46 (4.55%) Marketing
4 33 (3.27%) Advertising
5 27 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 21 (2.08%) Automotive
7 16 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.59%) Legal
11 5 (0.50%) Games
12 4 (0.40%) Electronics
13 3 (0.30%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Billing
15 1 (0.099%) French Language
15 1 (0.099%) German Language
15 1 (0.099%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 772 (76.44%) Developer
2 464 (45.94%) .NET Developer
3 132 (13.07%) C# Developer
4 123 (12.18%) Analyst
5 104 (10.30%) C# .NET Developer
6 101 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 94 (9.31%) Software Developer
8 81 (8.02%) Web Developer
9 65 (6.44%) ASP.NET Developer
10 62 (6.14%) Junior
11 57 (5.64%) VB.NET Developer
12 56 (5.54%) Junior Developer
13 55 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 49 (4.85%) Programmer
15 48 (4.75%) Graduate
16 46 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
17 40 (3.96%) Architect
18 36 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
19 33 (3.27%) .NET Programmer
20 30 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 609 (60.30%) ASP.NET
2 349 (34.55%) HTML
3 266 (26.34%) CSS
4 259 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 237 (23.47%) WCF
6 235 (23.27%) .NET Framework
7 183 (18.12%) XML
7 183 (18.12%) jQuery
8 175 (17.33%) Web Services
9 122 (12.08%) LINQ
10 119 (11.78%) Castle Windsor
11 115 (11.39%) WPF
12 111 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 104 (10.30%) HTML5
14 94 (9.31%) WinForms
15 89 (8.81%) SOAP
15 89 (8.81%) Ajax
16 84 (8.32%) Ninject
17 80 (7.92%) Spring.NET
18 79 (7.82%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.22%) Inversion of Control
2 52 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 41 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (3.27%) Social Network
5 26 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (2.48%) User Experience
7 21 (2.08%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.88%) W3C
9 18 (1.78%) Blog
10 15 (1.49%) N-Tier
11 14 (1.39%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.09%) Social Media
13 8 (0.79%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.69%) Clustering
15 6 (0.59%) Open Source
16 5 (0.50%) GIS
16 5 (0.50%) Streaming Music
17 4 (0.40%) Tandem
17 4 (0.40%) Economics
17 4 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 197 (19.50%) Windows
2 36 (3.56%) Apple iOS
3 34 (3.37%) Android
4 16 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.19%) Linux
6 8 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
6 8 (0.79%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.69%) UNIX
8 6 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.099%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.099%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.099%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.099%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (37.92%) MVC
3 265 (26.24%) TDD
4 219 (21.68%) Scrum
5 175 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
6 135 (13.37%) OO
7 134 (13.27%) Web Application Development
8 110 (10.89%) Dependency Injection
9 96 (9.50%) BDD
10 89 (8.81%) Kanban
11 88 (8.71%) MVVM
12 85 (8.42%) Software Engineering
13 58 (5.74%) SOA
14 57 (5.64%) OOP
14 57 (5.64%) Project Management
15 44 (4.36%) UML
16 42 (4.16%) CRM
17 39 (3.86%) Unit Testing
18 36 (3.56%) Mentoring
18 36 (3.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 770 (76.24%) C#
2 450 (44.55%) SQL
3 330 (32.67%) JavaScript
4 236 (23.37%) T-SQL
5 185 (18.32%) VB.NET
6 155 (15.35%) VB
7 76 (7.52%) Java
8 56 (5.54%) VB6
9 52 (5.15%) PHP
10 27 (2.67%) Ruby
11 23 (2.28%) C++
12 21 (2.08%) VBA
13 13 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.19%) Perl
15 8 (0.79%) XPath
15 8 (0.79%) C
15 8 (0.79%) VBScript
16 7 (0.69%) PHP5
17 6 (0.59%) XQuery
18 5 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 70 (6.93%) Degree
2 33 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (2.48%) MCTS
4 23 (2.28%) MCP
4 23 (2.28%) MCAD
4 23 (2.28%) MCSD
5 16 (1.58%) ISEB
6 13 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.89%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.50%) MCSE
9 4 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.099%) MCSA
10 1 (0.099%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.099%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.099%) MCITP
10 1 (0.099%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.26%) QA
2 19 (1.88%) SLA
3 3 (0.30%) HL7
4 1 (0.099%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.40%) XenApp
2 4 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.099%) Puppet
Vendors
1 278 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 48 (4.75%) Oracle
3 38 (3.76%) Facebook
4 23 (2.28%) Sitecore
5 20 (1.98%) Twitter
6 13 (1.29%) DevExpress
7 11 (1.09%) JBoss
7 11 (1.09%) Google
8 10 (0.99%) Telerik
8 10 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.89%) Adobe
10 7 (0.69%) Symantec
10 7 (0.69%) McAfee
10 7 (0.69%) IBM
10 7 (0.69%) VMware
10 7 (0.69%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.59%) Netezza
11 6 (0.59%) Open Text
11 6 (0.59%) Cisco
12 4 (0.40%) SAP
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