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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 22 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.40% 15.56% 14.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.83% 52.63% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 34
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £30,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
82 76 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.04% 29.57% 41.76%
Number of salaries quoted 51 68 81
Average salary £45,000 £34,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.49% -0.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 49 (89.09%) C#
2 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET
3 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
4 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (56.36%) SQL
6 29 (52.73%) MVC
7 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
8 27 (49.09%) CSS
9 24 (43.64%) HTML
10 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (36.36%) TDD
12 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
13 16 (29.09%) WCF
13 16 (29.09%) BDD
14 15 (27.27%) jQuery
14 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
15 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
15 14 (25.45%) Entity Framework
16 13 (23.64%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
16 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
17 12 (21.82%) Scrum
17 12 (21.82%) Ajax
17 12 (21.82%) Web Application Development
18 11 (20.00%) HTML5
19 10 (18.18%) Finance
19 10 (18.18%) LINQ
20 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
21 8 (14.55%) Node.js
21 8 (14.55%) Market Research

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 8 (14.55%) Node.js
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.73%) NUnit
3 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (7.27%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (7.27%) Moq
3 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.45%) Calabash
5 2 (3.64%) Gradle
5 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) Ant
6 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
6 1 (1.82%) Subversion
6 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Games
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (76.36%) Developer
2 32 (58.18%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (16.36%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Software Developer
6 6 (10.91%) Junior
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Graduate
9 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.45%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (78.18%) ASP.NET
2 27 (49.09%) CSS
3 24 (43.64%) HTML
4 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (29.09%) WCF
6 15 (27.27%) jQuery
7 14 (25.45%) .NET Framework
7 14 (25.45%) Entity Framework
8 13 (23.64%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
9 12 (21.82%) Ajax
10 11 (20.00%) HTML5
11 10 (18.18%) LINQ
12 8 (14.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (10.91%) NHibernate
13 6 (10.91%) Web Services
14 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (7.27%) SignalR
14 4 (7.27%) Middleware
14 4 (7.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Tandem
1 8 (14.55%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Physics
4 1 (1.82%) Psychology
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Economics
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Android
1 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (52.73%) MVC
3 20 (36.36%) TDD
4 16 (29.09%) BDD
5 12 (21.82%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) Web Application Development
6 8 (14.55%) Market Research
6 8 (14.55%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (14.55%) CQRS
6 8 (14.55%) Mobile Development
6 8 (14.55%) SEO
7 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.91%) Kanban
7 6 (10.91%) OOP
7 6 (10.91%) OO
8 5 (9.09%) Web Development
8 5 (9.09%) SDLC
9 4 (7.27%) Pair Programming
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) C#
2 31 (56.36%) SQL
3 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.27%) Java
6 4 (7.27%) C++
7 3 (5.45%) ActionScript
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (3.64%) Python
9 1 (1.82%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) VBScript
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.82%) XAML
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) Zend
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