The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 31 41 20
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 5 2 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.29% 0.87% 15.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.49% 1.38% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 57
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
.NET Framework
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
77 145 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.32% 62.77% 62.94%
Number of salaries quoted 62 120 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in Chester

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

.NET Framework Salary Trend in Chester

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

.NET Framework Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
2 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (95.00%) CSS
3 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (90.00%) jQuery
3 18 (90.00%) Relational Database
4 17 (85.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (80.00%) HTML
5 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
8 13 (65.00%) Web Services
8 13 (65.00%) WCF
9 12 (60.00%) ADO.NET
9 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 12 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (25.00%) OO
12 3 (15.00%) ADO
12 3 (15.00%) OOP
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 18 (90.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 17 (85.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Trainee Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Trainee Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Trainee
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) ASP.NET
2 19 (95.00%) CSS
3 18 (90.00%) jQuery
4 17 (85.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (80.00%) HTML
6 13 (65.00%) Web Services
6 13 (65.00%) WCF
7 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 12 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (60.00%) ADO.NET
8 3 (15.00%) ADO
8 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (10.00%) HTML5
10 1 (5.00%) LINQ
10 1 (5.00%) CSS3
10 1 (5.00%) Ajax
10 1 (5.00%) NHibernate
10 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) MVC
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) User Stories
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (95.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
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