The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 71 82 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -43
Permanent jobs citing Internet 58 35 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.97% 2.21% 5.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.73% 13.11% 33.23%
Number of salaries quoted 57 26 98
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,750 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Internet
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
294 267 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.07% 16.82% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 232 205 289
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet across the Cheshire region.

Internet Salary Trend in Cheshire

Internet
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Internet across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Internet Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Internet
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 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 - 29 £35,000 - 3
Wilmslow -3 7 £55,000 +161.90% 1
Chester -9 5 £32,500 +26.21%
Knutsford -5 3 £72,500 +35.51% 1
Northwich +8 1 £28,500 +90.00%
Macclesfield -5 1 - - 1
Internet
North West

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 59 (47.20%) .NET
1 59 (47.20%) TDD
2 56 (44.80%) C#
3 55 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 54 (43.20%) MVC
4 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (43.20%) Web Application Development
5 53 (42.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (39.20%) Windows
7 44 (35.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 34 (27.20%) SQL Server
9 33 (26.40%) RESTful
10 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (24.80%) Computer Science
12 29 (23.20%) VB
13 28 (22.40%) Ruby
14 27 (21.60%) Git (software)
14 27 (21.60%) SaaS
14 27 (21.60%) BDD
14 27 (21.60%) NoSQL
14 27 (21.60%) VB.NET
14 27 (21.60%) Project Management
14 27 (21.60%) Node.js
14 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (20.80%) Unity DI Container
15 26 (20.80%) Castle Windsor
15 26 (20.80%) Ninject
15 26 (20.80%) MVVM
15 26 (20.80%) Rhino Mocks
15 26 (20.80%) Moq

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (21.60%) Node.js
2 6 (4.80%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 6 (4.80%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.40%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.80%) SAS
6 1 (0.80%) IIS
6 1 (0.80%) Apache
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.80%) MS Office
2 14 (11.20%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.80%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 27 (21.60%) SaaS
2 4 (3.20%) Office 365
3 3 (2.40%) PaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.00%) Firewall
2 8 (6.40%) VPN
3 6 (4.80%) HTTP
3 6 (4.80%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.20%) DNS
6 3 (2.40%) LAN
6 3 (2.40%) WAN
7 2 (1.60%) SAN
8 1 (0.80%) Intranet
8 1 (0.80%) SMTP
8 1 (0.80%) DHCP
8 1 (0.80%) WLAN
8 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.20%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.60%) NoSQL
3 22 (17.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.80%) Informix
5 6 (4.80%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.40%) BODI
6 3 (2.40%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (2.40%) MySQL
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.80%) QlikView
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (21.60%) Git (software)
2 26 (20.80%) MSTest
2 26 (20.80%) Rhino Mocks
2 26 (20.80%) Moq
2 26 (20.80%) NUnit
3 6 (4.80%) JIRA
3 6 (4.80%) Selenium
3 6 (4.80%) JUnit
3 6 (4.80%) Mockito
3 6 (4.80%) Cucumber
3 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.80%) Introscope
4 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (18.40%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Marketing
3 6 (4.80%) Legal
4 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.60%) Automotive
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Military
6 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (56.00%) Developer
2 54 (43.20%) .NET Developer
3 26 (20.80%) Graduate
3 26 (20.80%) Junior
3 26 (20.80%) Junior Developer
3 26 (20.80%) Junior .NET Developer
3 26 (20.80%) Graduate Developer
3 26 (20.80%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 14 (11.20%) Product Manager
5 13 (10.40%) Architect
6 6 (4.80%) Author
6 6 (4.80%) Internet Developer
6 6 (4.80%) Applications Architect
6 6 (4.80%) Senior Architect
6 6 (4.80%) Website Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Security Architect
7 5 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Consultant
8 4 (3.20%) Forensic Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (47.20%) .NET
2 55 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 53 (42.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (35.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 33 (26.40%) RESTful
6 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (20.80%) Unity DI Container
7 26 (20.80%) Spring.NET
7 26 (20.80%) Castle Windsor
7 26 (20.80%) Ninject
7 26 (20.80%) WCF
7 26 (20.80%) WPF
7 26 (20.80%) .NET Framework
7 26 (20.80%) WinForms
8 22 (17.60%) Razor View Engine
9 17 (13.60%) XML
10 16 (12.80%) Web Services
11 14 (11.20%) CSS
12 13 (10.40%) HTML
13 11 (8.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.80%) Computer Science
2 26 (20.80%) Inversion of Control
3 15 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.80%) Open Source
4 6 (4.80%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.20%) W3C
6 2 (1.60%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (39.20%) Windows
2 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.40%) UNIX
3 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.60%) AIX
5 1 (0.80%) Linux
5 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.80%) Android
5 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (47.20%) TDD
2 54 (43.20%) MVC
2 54 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (43.20%) Web Application Development
3 32 (25.60%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (21.60%) BDD
4 27 (21.60%) Project Management
5 26 (20.80%) Scrum
5 26 (20.80%) Kanban
5 26 (20.80%) Dependency Injection
5 26 (20.80%) MVVM
6 16 (12.80%) Product Management
7 15 (12.00%) Time Management
7 15 (12.00%) Competitive Intelligence
8 12 (9.60%) Document Management
8 12 (9.60%) ERP
9 11 (8.80%) TOGAF
9 11 (8.80%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 56 (44.80%) C#
2 29 (23.20%) VB
3 28 (22.40%) Ruby
4 27 (21.60%) VB.NET
5 13 (10.40%) SQL
6 9 (7.20%) Java
7 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.80%) PHP
8 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) HNC
1 6 (4.80%) HND
1 6 (4.80%) CISSP
1 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) EnCE
2 5 (4.00%) CEH
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.80%) CISM
4 1 (0.80%) CCVP
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.80%) MCSE
4 1 (0.80%) MCSA
4 1 (0.80%) CCNP
4 1 (0.80%) CCNA
4 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) QA
2 6 (4.80%) COBIT
3 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.80%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.80%) XenApp
4 1 (0.80%) XenServer
4 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.80%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.80%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.20%) HP
3 7 (5.60%) IBM
4 6 (4.80%) Perforce
4 6 (4.80%) VMware
4 6 (4.80%) Compuware
4 6 (4.80%) Oracle
5 3 (2.40%) Cisco
5 3 (2.40%) Citrix
5 3 (2.40%) Netezza
6 2 (1.60%) Dell
6 2 (1.60%) Symantec
7 1 (0.80%) McAfee
7 1 (0.80%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.80%) Tableau
7 1 (0.80%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.80%) NetApp
7 1 (0.80%) CheckPoint
Warrington, Cheshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: Good salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 10 days ago