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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 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 402 497 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.22% 26.97% 30.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 64.53% 56.16% 65.34%
Number of salaries quoted 329 437 509
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 £27,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £45,000
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
623 885 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.99% 48.02% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 506 722 750
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -3 120 £37,250 -0.66% 26
Crewe +6 50 £40,000 +17.64% 11
Macclesfield -2 43 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Chester 0 32 £37,500 -6.83% 17
Wilmslow -2 19 £33,750 +3.84% 6
Knutsford -7 13 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Ellesmere Port - 13 £40,000 - 1
Runcorn -5 8 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Alderley Edge - 7 £30,000 -
Sandbach - 5 £37,500 -
Winsford +2 3 - - 2
Northwich +1 2 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Daresbury +2 1 - -
.NET
North West

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 615 (77.26%) C#
2 464 (58.29%) ASP.NET
3 424 (53.27%) SQL Server
4 383 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
5 369 (46.36%) MVC
6 293 (36.81%) SQL
7 289 (36.31%) HTML
8 284 (35.68%) JavaScript
9 247 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 240 (30.15%) CSS
11 239 (30.03%) Microsoft
12 225 (28.27%) TDD
13 214 (26.88%) .NET Framework
14 206 (25.88%) WCF
15 183 (22.99%) Scrum
16 172 (21.61%) jQuery
17 166 (20.85%) VB.NET
18 156 (19.60%) Finance
19 149 (18.72%) Windows
20 142 (17.84%) Web Application Development
21 134 (16.83%) VB
22 133 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
23 129 (16.21%) HTML5
24 128 (16.08%) MS Excel
25 120 (15.08%) Web Services
26 115 (14.45%) Dependency Injection
27 105 (13.19%) Visual Studio
28 97 (12.19%) BDD
29 92 (11.56%) XML
30 91 (11.43%) OO

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 63 (7.91%) Node.js
2 36 (4.52%) IIS
3 35 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 21 (2.64%) CMS
4 21 (2.64%) Umbraco
5 17 (2.14%) NServiceBus
6 14 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 13 (1.63%) MS Exchange
8 10 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.01%) WordPress
10 5 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.50%) JBoss
12 3 (0.38%) Apache
12 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.25%) SAS
14 1 (0.13%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 128 (16.08%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.13%) MS Project
4 7 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.75%) MS Office
6 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.25%) Mingle
7 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 17 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.38%) Tridion
4 2 (0.25%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (4.27%) SaaS
3 8 (1.01%) Silverpop
4 3 (0.38%) Office 365
5 2 (0.25%) Trello
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 67 (8.42%) Internet
2 25 (3.14%) Wireless
3 15 (1.88%) HTTP
4 14 (1.76%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.38%) DNS
5 11 (1.38%) SAN
5 11 (1.38%) SMTP
5 11 (1.38%) NAS
6 5 (0.63%) Intranet
7 4 (0.50%) ATM
8 3 (0.38%) Firewall
9 2 (0.25%) GPRS
9 2 (0.25%) UMTS
10 1 (0.13%) LAN
10 1 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 424 (53.27%) SQL Server
2 84 (10.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 84 (10.55%) NoSQL
3 55 (6.91%) MySQL
4 49 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (3.14%) Relational Database
7 20 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.88%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.51%) MongoDB
9 12 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (1.38%) RavenDB
10 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (1.13%) Big Data
13 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.50%) QlikView
14 4 (0.50%) OLTP
15 3 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 105 (13.19%) Visual Studio
2 88 (11.06%) NUnit
3 79 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 78 (9.80%) Git (software)
5 71 (8.92%) Subversion
6 66 (8.29%) Rhino Mocks
7 64 (8.04%) Moq
8 56 (7.04%) MSTest
9 33 (4.15%) Selenium
10 27 (3.39%) JIRA
11 20 (2.51%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.13%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.88%) Cucumber
13 7 (0.88%) Grunt
13 7 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (0.88%) LoadRunner
13 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.75%) Bower
14 6 (0.75%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.75%) Mercurial
General
1 156 (19.60%) Finance
2 42 (5.28%) Marketing
3 39 (4.90%) Retail
4 33 (4.15%) Financial Institution
5 29 (3.64%) Advertising
6 21 (2.64%) Games
7 19 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.38%) Back Office
9 10 (1.26%) Billing
10 8 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.38%) Automotive
12 2 (0.25%) Legal
12 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
13 1 (0.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 607 (76.26%) Developer
2 424 (53.27%) .NET Developer
3 105 (13.19%) C# Developer
4 91 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 87 (10.93%) Software Developer
6 75 (9.42%) ASP.NET Developer
7 61 (7.66%) Senior Developer
8 59 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 52 (6.53%) Web Developer
10 51 (6.41%) Analyst
11 47 (5.90%) Development Manager
12 36 (4.52%) Junior
12 36 (4.52%) Software Manager
13 35 (4.40%) Graduate
13 35 (4.40%) Junior Developer
14 34 (4.27%) Software Development Manager
15 32 (4.02%) Graduate Developer
16 31 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
17 29 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
18 27 (3.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (58.29%) ASP.NET
2 289 (36.31%) HTML
3 247 (31.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 240 (30.15%) CSS
5 214 (26.88%) .NET Framework
6 206 (25.88%) WCF
7 172 (21.61%) jQuery
8 129 (16.21%) HTML5
9 120 (15.08%) Web Services
10 92 (11.56%) XML
11 82 (10.30%) Castle Windsor
11 82 (10.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 75 (9.42%) WPF
13 74 (9.30%) RESTful
14 70 (8.79%) LINQ
15 69 (8.67%) Entity Framework
16 68 (8.54%) Spring.NET
17 66 (8.29%) WinForms
18 61 (7.66%) SOAP
19 56 (7.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.66%) Inversion of Control
2 58 (7.29%) User Experience
3 42 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (5.15%) N-Tier
5 40 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (4.52%) Computer Science
7 29 (3.64%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.88%) Social Media
9 10 (1.26%) Clustering
10 8 (1.01%) Mainframe
10 8 (1.01%) BBC
11 7 (0.88%) W3C
12 6 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.75%) Open Source
13 5 (0.63%) Statistics
14 4 (0.50%) Tandem
14 4 (0.50%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.50%) New Media
15 3 (0.38%) Life Science
15 3 (0.38%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 149 (18.72%) Windows
2 29 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 28 (3.52%) Android
4 15 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
5 14 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (1.76%) UNIX
6 13 (1.63%) Linux
7 10 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.50%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
11 2 (0.25%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (46.36%) MVC
3 225 (28.27%) TDD
4 183 (22.99%) Scrum
5 142 (17.84%) Web Application Development
6 133 (16.71%) Continuous Integration
7 115 (14.45%) Dependency Injection
8 97 (12.19%) BDD
9 91 (11.43%) OO
10 73 (9.17%) SOA
10 73 (9.17%) Kanban
11 62 (7.79%) Unit Testing
12 57 (7.16%) MVVM
13 51 (6.41%) Web Development
14 45 (5.65%) Software Engineering
15 42 (5.28%) Mentoring
16 38 (4.77%) Domain-Driven Design
17 37 (4.65%) Resource Management
17 37 (4.65%) OOP
18 35 (4.40%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 615 (77.26%) C#
2 293 (36.81%) SQL
3 284 (35.68%) JavaScript
4 166 (20.85%) VB.NET
5 134 (16.83%) VB
6 86 (10.80%) Java
7 78 (9.80%) T-SQL
8 44 (5.53%) Ruby
9 38 (4.77%) Objective-C
10 34 (4.27%) Apple Swift
11 29 (3.64%) VB6
11 29 (3.64%) PHP
12 26 (3.27%) C++
13 23 (2.89%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.01%) C
15 11 (1.38%) PHP5
16 10 (1.26%) Perl
17 9 (1.13%) VBA
18 3 (0.38%) VBScript
18 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (7.04%) Degree
2 18 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (1.63%) ISEB
4 6 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (2.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.25%) Puppet
3 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 239 (30.03%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.90%) Oracle
3 33 (4.15%) Telerik
3 33 (4.15%) Xamarin
4 31 (3.89%) Facebook
5 11 (1.38%) Eloqua
5 11 (1.38%) EPiServer
6 10 (1.26%) IronPort
6 10 (1.26%) Apple
6 10 (1.26%) Symantec
7 8 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.88%) Yahoo!
8 7 (0.88%) Google
8 7 (0.88%) Sony
8 7 (0.88%) HP
9 6 (0.75%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.50%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.50%) VMware
11 3 (0.38%) Twitter
11 3 (0.38%) Adobe
Runcorn, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Progressive North
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus industry leading benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Progressive North
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago