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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 344 467 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.38% 27.26% 27.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 59.31% 58.96% 62.53%
Number of salaries quoted 282 416 431
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 £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,450
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
580 792 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.05% 46.23% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 482 649 672
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 £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -4 111 £37,000 +5.71% 32
Crewe +2 48 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Chester 0 22 £39,000 -13.33% 10
Knutsford -2 21 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Wilmslow +1 18 £37,500 +11.11% 5
Macclesfield -2 18 £34,000 -2.85% 4
Ellesmere Port +1 13 £40,000 +1.91% 1
Runcorn -3 9 £40,000 -1.84% 3
Winsford - 5 - - 1
Northwich +2 2 £33,750 +22.72% 1
Sandbach - 1 £37,500 -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 571 (76.85%) C#
2 430 (57.87%) ASP.NET
3 405 (54.51%) SQL Server
4 366 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
5 351 (47.24%) MVC
6 270 (36.34%) SQL
7 243 (32.71%) JavaScript
8 242 (32.57%) HTML
9 222 (29.88%) Microsoft
10 217 (29.21%) .NET Framework
10 217 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 201 (27.05%) CSS
12 196 (26.38%) TDD
12 196 (26.38%) WCF
13 179 (24.09%) Scrum
14 159 (21.40%) jQuery
15 148 (19.92%) Finance
15 148 (19.92%) VB.NET
16 136 (18.30%) MS Excel
17 135 (18.17%) Windows
17 135 (18.17%) VB
18 128 (17.23%) Web Services
19 126 (16.96%) Web Application Development
20 124 (16.69%) Dependency Injection
21 116 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
22 111 (14.94%) HTML5
23 93 (12.52%) Java
24 92 (12.38%) Visual Studio
25 91 (12.25%) XML
26 83 (11.17%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 49 (6.59%) Node.js
2 30 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.04%) IIS
3 14 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (1.48%) NServiceBus
4 11 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.35%) CMS
6 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (0.94%) Apache
8 6 (0.81%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.67%) JBoss
10 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.27%) WordPress
11 2 (0.27%) SAS
12 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 136 (18.30%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.88%) MS Project
3 11 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.21%) MS Office
6 7 (0.94%) Fireworks
7 6 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.27%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.27%) Magento
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (5.11%) SaaS
3 2 (0.27%) Silverpop
3 2 (0.27%) GitHub
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (8.08%) Internet
2 25 (3.36%) Wireless
3 10 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.21%) SAN
4 9 (1.21%) DNS
4 9 (1.21%) SMTP
4 9 (1.21%) NAS
5 7 (0.94%) HTTP
6 6 (0.81%) UMTS
6 6 (0.81%) GPRS
7 5 (0.67%) Intranet
8 4 (0.54%) ATM
9 3 (0.40%) Firewall
10 1 (0.13%) LAN
10 1 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (54.51%) SQL Server
2 82 (11.04%) NoSQL
3 68 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (4.58%) MySQL
7 22 (2.96%) Relational Database
8 19 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (2.15%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 11 (1.48%) RavenDB
13 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.35%) Big Data
14 7 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.81%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.54%) QlikView
16 4 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 92 (12.38%) Visual Studio
2 73 (9.83%) NUnit
3 68 (9.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (8.21%) Moq
5 60 (8.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 55 (7.40%) Subversion
7 53 (7.13%) Git (software)
8 51 (6.86%) MSTest
9 19 (2.56%) JIRA
10 17 (2.29%) Selenium
11 11 (1.48%) SpecFlow
12 10 (1.35%) Grunt
13 9 (1.21%) Bower
14 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (0.94%) LoadRunner
15 4 (0.54%) Cucumber
15 4 (0.54%) Mercurial
15 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
16 3 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 148 (19.92%) Finance
2 38 (5.11%) Marketing
3 32 (4.31%) Retail
4 31 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 25 (3.36%) Advertising
6 15 (2.02%) Games
6 15 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.48%) Back Office
8 10 (1.35%) Billing
9 6 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.40%) Banking
11 3 (0.40%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 565 (76.04%) Developer
2 387 (52.09%) .NET Developer
3 116 (15.61%) C# Developer
4 94 (12.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 88 (11.84%) Software Developer
6 74 (9.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 63 (8.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 59 (7.94%) Senior Developer
9 48 (6.46%) Web Developer
10 38 (5.11%) Analyst
11 35 (4.71%) Development Manager
12 34 (4.58%) Graduate
13 33 (4.44%) Junior
14 32 (4.31%) Junior Developer
15 30 (4.04%) Lead Developer
15 30 (4.04%) Graduate Developer
16 29 (3.90%) .NET Web Developer
17 28 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
17 28 (3.77%) Junior .NET Developer
18 27 (3.63%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (57.87%) ASP.NET
2 242 (32.57%) HTML
3 217 (29.21%) .NET Framework
3 217 (29.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 201 (27.05%) CSS
5 196 (26.38%) WCF
6 159 (21.40%) jQuery
7 128 (17.23%) Web Services
8 111 (14.94%) HTML5
9 91 (12.25%) XML
10 81 (10.90%) Entity Framework
11 79 (10.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 74 (9.96%) RESTful
13 70 (9.42%) Castle Windsor
14 69 (9.29%) WPF
14 69 (9.29%) WinForms
15 65 (8.75%) Spring.NET
16 61 (8.21%) AngularJS
17 60 (8.08%) REST
18 58 (7.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.94%) Inversion of Control
2 47 (6.33%) N-Tier
3 43 (5.79%) Mobile App
3 43 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 42 (5.65%) User Experience
5 41 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.21%) Mainframe
8 8 (1.08%) Clustering
8 8 (1.08%) W3C
9 6 (0.81%) Tandem
9 6 (0.81%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.67%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.54%) New Media
11 4 (0.54%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.54%) Statistics
12 3 (0.40%) Life Science
12 3 (0.40%) Social Media
13 2 (0.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 135 (18.17%) Windows
2 37 (4.98%) Android
3 36 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
5 12 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.62%) UNIX
6 10 (1.35%) Linux
6 10 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.35%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.21%) Windows Phone 7
8 8 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.81%) Windows CE
10 5 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (47.24%) MVC
3 196 (26.38%) TDD
4 179 (24.09%) Scrum
5 126 (16.96%) Web Application Development
6 124 (16.69%) Dependency Injection
7 116 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
8 73 (9.83%) BDD
9 72 (9.69%) SOA
10 70 (9.42%) SDLC
11 65 (8.75%) Kanban
12 64 (8.61%) OO
13 60 (8.08%) Unit Testing
14 52 (7.00%) MVVM
15 51 (6.86%) Web Development
16 48 (6.46%) Software Engineering
17 41 (5.52%) Mentoring
18 37 (4.98%) Domain-Driven Design
19 32 (4.31%) OOP
20 31 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 571 (76.85%) C#
2 270 (36.34%) SQL
3 243 (32.71%) JavaScript
4 148 (19.92%) VB.NET
5 135 (18.17%) VB
6 93 (12.52%) Java
7 83 (11.17%) T-SQL
8 30 (4.04%) PHP
9 28 (3.77%) Ruby
10 27 (3.63%) Objective-C
11 25 (3.36%) C++
12 24 (3.23%) VB6
13 22 (2.96%) Apple Swift
14 16 (2.15%) C
15 15 (2.02%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.21%) VBA
17 8 (1.08%) Perl
18 7 (0.94%) PHP5
19 5 (0.67%) VBScript
20 3 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (7.67%) Degree
2 19 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.62%) ISEB
4 7 (0.94%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) MCSA
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.71%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (2.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 222 (29.88%) Microsoft
2 49 (6.59%) Oracle
3 23 (3.10%) Facebook
4 22 (2.96%) Telerik
4 22 (2.96%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.35%) Apple
6 8 (1.08%) IronPort
6 8 (1.08%) Symantec
7 7 (0.94%) HP
8 5 (0.67%) Adobe
9 4 (0.54%) DevExpress
9 4 (0.54%) Metastorm
9 4 (0.54%) IBM
10 3 (0.40%) Cisco
10 3 (0.40%) SAP
10 3 (0.40%) VMware
10 3 (0.40%) hybris
11 2 (0.27%) Talend
11 2 (0.27%) RainStor
11 2 (0.27%) T-Plan
Runcorn, Cheshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefitd
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago