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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing .NET 24 33 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.26% 18.54% 22.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.59% 50.00% 45.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 58
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
.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
87 66 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 48.07% 37.08% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 77 48 115
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

.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 29 April 2016.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 51 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (78.43%) ASP.NET
3 39 (76.47%) MVC
4 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
5 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (60.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (43.14%) AngularJS
8 22 (43.14%) TDD
9 20 (39.22%) SQL
10 19 (37.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 17 (33.33%) BDD
12 17 (33.33%) RESTful
12 17 (33.33%) CSS
13 16 (31.37%) Web Application Development
14 14 (27.45%) jQuery
14 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
15 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
16 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
16 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
17 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (17.65%) ADO
18 9 (17.65%) HTML
18 9 (17.65%) OO
19 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
20 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
20 7 (13.73%) WCF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DHCP
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.96%) VLAN
1 1 (1.96%) VPN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (72.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (35.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
4 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Visual Studio
2 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.96%) Maven
3 1 (1.96%) NUnit
3 1 (1.96%) Sahi
3 1 (1.96%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.96%) WatiN
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Law
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (90.20%) Developer
2 32 (62.75%) .NET Developer
3 17 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 10 (19.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Junior
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (3.92%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) ASP.NET
2 31 (60.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (43.14%) AngularJS
5 19 (37.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
7 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 17 (33.33%) CSS
7 17 (33.33%) RESTful
8 14 (27.45%) jQuery
9 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
10 9 (17.65%) ADO
10 9 (17.65%) HTML
11 7 (13.73%) WCF
12 5 (9.80%) Web Services
13 4 (7.84%) WPF
14 3 (5.88%) CSS3
14 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
14 3 (5.88%) HTML5
14 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) MVC
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (43.14%) TDD
4 17 (33.33%) BDD
5 16 (31.37%) Web Application Development
6 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
7 9 (17.65%) OO
8 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
8 6 (11.76%) Scrum
8 6 (11.76%) Web Development
9 5 (9.80%) OOP
10 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.92%) Automated Testing
11 2 (3.92%) Project Management
11 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.92%) Software Testing
11 2 (3.92%) SOLID
11 2 (3.92%) Strategic Planning
12 1 (1.96%) Mobile Development
12 1 (1.96%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.88%) Delphi
6 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.92%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) Progress
2 1 (1.96%) VMware
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