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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 22 50 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.87% 23.70% 36.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.74% 51.02% 63.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 48 122
Average salary £32,500 £37,750 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.90% +13.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
.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
54 98 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 31.58% 46.45% 56.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 88 174
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

.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 5 March 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 33 (80.49%) C#
2 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET
3 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
4 25 (60.98%) HTML
4 25 (60.98%) SQL
5 24 (58.54%) CSS
6 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (51.22%) MVC
8 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
9 16 (39.02%) .NET Framework
10 15 (36.59%) WCF
10 15 (36.59%) jQuery
10 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (34.15%) T-SQL
11 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
12 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (26.83%) LINQ
13 11 (26.83%) Finance
14 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (24.39%) HTML5
14 10 (24.39%) Games
14 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
15 9 (21.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (19.51%) Web Application Development
16 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
16 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
16 8 (19.51%) Scrum
16 8 (19.51%) NHibernate
16 8 (19.51%) TDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (9.76%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.88%) WordPress
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (73.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.88%) MySQL
6 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
3 7 (17.07%) NUnit
3 7 (17.07%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (17.07%) Moq
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Developer
2 20 (48.78%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Support Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Support
5 5 (12.20%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Graduate
6 4 (9.76%) Junior
6 4 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Trainee Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Trainee
7 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) ASP.NET
2 25 (60.98%) HTML
3 24 (58.54%) CSS
4 16 (39.02%) .NET Framework
5 15 (36.59%) WCF
5 15 (36.59%) jQuery
5 15 (36.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (26.83%) LINQ
7 10 (24.39%) HTML5
8 9 (21.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 8 (19.51%) NHibernate
9 8 (19.51%) Ajax
10 7 (17.07%) Web Services
11 6 (14.63%) ADO.NET
11 6 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (7.32%) PhoneGap
12 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
12 3 (7.32%) XML
13 2 (4.88%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) N-Tier
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) W3C
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) MVC
3 8 (19.51%) Web Application Development
3 8 (19.51%) Scrum
3 8 (19.51%) TDD
4 7 (17.07%) Kanban
4 7 (17.07%) BDD
5 6 (14.63%) Market Research
5 6 (14.63%) SEO
6 4 (9.76%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) Web Development
7 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) OOP
9 1 (2.44%) User Stories
9 1 (2.44%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.44%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) C#
2 25 (60.98%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
4 14 (34.15%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) PHP
6 4 (9.76%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.88%) VB
7 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.88%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.44%) XAML
8 1 (2.44%) VBScript
8 1 (2.44%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) VCP4
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Lagan
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
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