The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 19 58 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.52% 25.11% 48.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.39% 40.28% 78.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 48 131
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
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
72 144 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 32.29% 62.34% 61.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56 120 168
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

.NET
Salary Trend in Chester

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

.NET Salary Trend in Chester

.NET
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing .NET across the Chester region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 52 (81.25%) C#
2 46 (71.88%) SQL Server
3 45 (70.31%) ASP.NET
4 40 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 39 (60.94%) CSS
6 36 (56.25%) HTML
6 36 (56.25%) SQL
7 35 (54.69%) MVC
8 29 (45.31%) jQuery
9 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (32.81%) .NET Framework
11 21 (32.81%) Visual Studio
11 21 (32.81%) Web Services
12 19 (29.69%) Relational Database
13 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 18 (28.13%) T-SQL
13 18 (28.13%) WCF
14 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (23.44%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (20.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 13 (20.31%) ADO.NET
16 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
17 11 (17.19%) Java
18 10 (15.63%) XML
18 10 (15.63%) Windows
18 10 (15.63%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 7 (10.94%) IIS
3 6 (9.38%) CMS
4 5 (7.81%) WordPress
4 5 (7.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (29.69%) Relational Database
4 15 (23.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (14.06%) MySQL
7 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (32.81%) Visual Studio
2 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.81%) MSTest
3 5 (7.81%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (7.81%) Moq
3 5 (7.81%) NUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Developer
2 35 (54.69%) .NET Developer
3 12 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Graduate
6 4 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) VB.NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Programmer
8 2 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (70.31%) ASP.NET
2 39 (60.94%) CSS
3 36 (56.25%) HTML
4 29 (45.31%) jQuery
5 26 (40.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (32.81%) Web Services
6 21 (32.81%) .NET Framework
7 18 (28.13%) WCF
7 18 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 13 (20.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (20.31%) ADO.NET
9 10 (15.63%) XML
9 10 (15.63%) WPF
10 8 (12.50%) Ajax
11 6 (9.38%) HTML5
12 5 (7.81%) PhoneGap
12 5 (7.81%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (7.81%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (7.81%) Ninject
12 5 (7.81%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) W3C
2 5 (7.81%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Android
2 5 (7.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) MVC
2 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) OO
4 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.94%) Web Development
5 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.38%) TDD
5 6 (9.38%) Scrum
6 5 (7.81%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (7.81%) MVVM
6 5 (7.81%) Kanban
7 4 (6.25%) Android Development
7 4 (6.25%) iOS Development
7 4 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.69%) OOP
9 2 (3.13%) Time Management
9 2 (3.13%) Project Management
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL
9 2 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (81.25%) C#
2 40 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 36 (56.25%) SQL
4 18 (28.13%) T-SQL
5 11 (17.19%) Java
6 6 (9.38%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.81%) VBA
7 5 (7.81%) VB6
7 5 (7.81%) PHP
7 5 (7.81%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) WAI
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Telerik
4 1 (1.56%) Lagan
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