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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 6 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing .NET 45 32 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 16.67% 12.50% 28.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.44% 39.02% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44 27 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £41,900
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
77 82 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.52% 32.03% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 69 71 87
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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 27 August 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 83 (81.37%) C#
2 58 (56.86%) CSS
3 51 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 47 (46.08%) JavaScript
5 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
6 45 (44.12%) HTML
7 44 (43.14%) Microsoft
7 44 (43.14%) MVC
8 40 (39.22%) jQuery
9 38 (37.25%) SQL
10 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (28.43%) SharePoint
12 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (19.61%) MySQL
14 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 17 (16.67%) Visual Studio
16 16 (15.69%) CMS
16 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
16 16 (15.69%) Umbraco
17 15 (14.71%) .NET Framework
17 15 (14.71%) PhoneGap
17 15 (14.71%) Web Services
17 15 (14.71%) Java
17 15 (14.71%) W3C
18 14 (13.73%) Sitecore CMS
18 14 (13.73%) Sitecore
18 14 (13.73%) WordPress
18 14 (13.73%) Razor View Engine
18 14 (13.73%) Relational Database

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 29 (28.43%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.69%) CMS
2 16 (15.69%) Umbraco
3 14 (13.73%) WordPress
3 14 (13.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (5.88%) IIS
5 5 (4.90%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.98%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.98%) Route 53
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.98%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 20 (19.61%) MySQL
3 16 (15.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (13.73%) Relational Database
5 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.90%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.94%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.98%) SQLite
11 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.90%) MSTest
3 5 (4.90%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (4.90%) Moq
3 5 (4.90%) NUnit
4 2 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (6.86%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (0.98%) Local Government
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 85 (83.33%) Developer
2 30 (29.41%) .NET Developer
3 28 (27.45%) Senior Developer
4 27 (26.47%) C# Developer
5 24 (23.53%) Programmer
6 22 (21.57%) Senior Programmer
7 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (6.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Graduate
7 7 (6.86%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Architect
9 5 (4.90%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Consultant
9 5 (4.90%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Lead C# Developer
10 4 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (56.86%) CSS
2 51 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 45 (44.12%) HTML
4 40 (39.22%) jQuery
5 34 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 15 (14.71%) PhoneGap
7 15 (14.71%) .NET Framework
7 15 (14.71%) Web Services
8 14 (13.73%) Razor View Engine
9 12 (11.76%) XML
9 12 (11.76%) WCF
10 11 (10.78%) WPF
11 8 (7.84%) Ajax
12 7 (6.86%) WinForms
12 7 (6.86%) ADO.NET
12 7 (6.86%) HTML5
12 7 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (4.90%) Unity DI Container
13 5 (4.90%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) W3C
2 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.88%) Statistics
3 6 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.88%) Physics
4 5 (4.90%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.96%) Open Source
7 1 (0.98%) Social Media
7 1 (0.98%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.98%) Wiki
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.80%) Windows
2 6 (5.88%) Android
2 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (0.98%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (43.14%) MVC
2 18 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (9.80%) OO
4 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.82%) Project Management
5 9 (8.82%) Scrum
6 8 (7.84%) Web Development
7 6 (5.88%) TDD
8 5 (4.90%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.90%) Business Analysis
8 5 (4.90%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (4.90%) MVVM
8 5 (4.90%) Kanban
9 4 (3.92%) Android Development
9 4 (3.92%) iOS Development
9 4 (3.92%) OOP
10 3 (2.94%) Time Management
10 3 (2.94%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.96%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 83 (81.37%) C#
2 47 (46.08%) JavaScript
3 38 (37.25%) SQL
4 15 (14.71%) Java
5 11 (10.78%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.86%) C
6 7 (6.86%) VB
6 7 (6.86%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.90%) VBA
7 5 (4.90%) Python
7 5 (4.90%) VB6
7 5 (4.90%) C++
8 4 (3.92%) PHP
9 1 (0.98%) VBScript
9 1 (0.98%) Delphi
9 1 (0.98%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Puppet
1 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.73%) Sitecore
3 9 (8.82%) Oracle
4 5 (4.90%) Business Objects
4 5 (4.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Twitter
5 1 (0.98%) Telerik
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