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 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
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET 34 37 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.33% 15.95% 31.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.57% 42.53% 58.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 52
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £20,600 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
.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
70 87 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 27.45% 37.50% 53.36%
Number of salaries quoted 62 80 98
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £48,500
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 19 September 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 75 (86.21%) C#
2 54 (62.07%) CSS
3 49 (56.32%) ASP.NET
4 43 (49.43%) HTML
4 43 (49.43%) SQL Server
5 42 (48.28%) JavaScript
5 42 (48.28%) MVC
6 39 (44.83%) SQL
7 38 (43.68%) jQuery
8 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 32 (36.78%) Microsoft
10 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 21 (24.14%) SharePoint
13 19 (21.84%) MySQL
13 19 (21.84%) Web Services
13 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (19.54%) Visual Studio
14 17 (19.54%) .NET Framework
15 15 (17.24%) WCF
15 15 (17.24%) CMS
15 15 (17.24%) W3C
15 15 (17.24%) Umbraco
15 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
16 14 (16.09%) PhoneGap
16 14 (16.09%) Razor View Engine
16 14 (16.09%) WordPress
16 14 (16.09%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (16.09%) Sitecore
16 14 (16.09%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (24.14%) SharePoint
2 15 (17.24%) CMS
2 15 (17.24%) Umbraco
3 14 (16.09%) WordPress
3 14 (16.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.15%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.15%) Route 53
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (49.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) MySQL
2 19 (21.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (17.24%) Relational Database
4 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (12.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (19.54%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.75%) MSTest
3 5 (5.75%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (5.75%) Moq
3 5 (5.75%) NUnit
4 2 (2.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
1 6 (6.90%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Back Office
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (87.36%) Developer
2 32 (36.78%) .NET Developer
3 26 (29.89%) C# Developer
4 21 (24.14%) Senior Developer
5 17 (19.54%) Programmer
6 16 (18.39%) Senior Programmer
7 7 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Architect
9 5 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Lead C# Developer
11 3 (3.45%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Web Developer
12 2 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (2.30%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (62.07%) CSS
2 49 (56.32%) ASP.NET
3 43 (49.43%) HTML
4 38 (43.68%) jQuery
5 33 (37.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 19 (21.84%) Web Services
8 17 (19.54%) .NET Framework
9 15 (17.24%) WCF
10 14 (16.09%) PhoneGap
10 14 (16.09%) Razor View Engine
11 12 (13.79%) XML
12 11 (12.64%) ADO.NET
12 11 (12.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (11.49%) WPF
14 8 (9.20%) Ajax
15 7 (8.05%) WinForms
16 5 (5.75%) XSLT
16 5 (5.75%) Spring.NET
16 5 (5.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) W3C
2 5 (5.75%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.15%) Economics
5 1 (1.15%) Statistics
5 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.15%) Physics
5 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Android
2 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) MVC
2 27 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.34%) Scrum
4 9 (10.34%) OO
5 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.75%) TDD
5 5 (5.75%) Web Development
5 5 (5.75%) Kanban
5 5 (5.75%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (5.75%) MVVM
5 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.60%) Android Development
6 4 (4.60%) iOS Development
6 4 (4.60%) Project Management
7 3 (3.45%) Time Management
7 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 3 (3.45%) OOP
8 2 (2.30%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 75 (86.21%) C#
2 42 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 39 (44.83%) SQL
4 14 (16.09%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.49%) Java
6 7 (8.05%) VB
6 7 (8.05%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.75%) VBA
7 5 (5.75%) VB6
8 4 (4.60%) PHP
9 2 (2.30%) C
10 1 (1.15%) Delphi
10 1 (1.15%) VBScript
10 1 (1.15%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Puppet
1 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (36.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.15%) IBM
4 1 (1.15%) Telerik
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