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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing .NET 26 52 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.12% 21.22% 34.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.27% 46.43% 64.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 50 110
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
55 112 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 31.98% 45.71% 53.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 101 156
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £52,250
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 27 March 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 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 32 (80.00%) C#
2 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 22 (55.00%) HTML
3 22 (55.00%) SQL
4 21 (52.50%) CSS
5 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (35.00%) MVC
9 13 (32.50%) Finance
9 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
9 13 (32.50%) jQuery
10 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
11 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
11 11 (27.50%) WCF
11 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (27.50%) HTML5
11 11 (27.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (25.00%) LINQ
12 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
12 10 (25.00%) Games
13 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (22.50%) Ajax
14 8 (20.00%) Market Research
14 8 (20.00%) SEO
14 8 (20.00%) N-Tier
14 8 (20.00%) Java
14 8 (20.00%) Web Application Development
15 7 (17.50%) BDD

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 2 (5.00%) SAS
1 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.50%) Fireworks
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (17.50%) NUnit
3 7 (17.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 7 (17.50%) Moq
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) .NET Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Graduate
4 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Junior
5 5 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Trainee
7 3 (7.50%) Trainee Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Trainee Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Graduate Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (55.00%) HTML
3 21 (52.50%) CSS
4 13 (32.50%) .NET Framework
4 13 (32.50%) jQuery
5 11 (27.50%) WCF
5 11 (27.50%) HTML5
5 11 (27.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 10 (25.00%) LINQ
7 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (22.50%) Ajax
8 7 (17.50%) NHibernate
9 3 (7.50%) Web Services
9 3 (7.50%) XML
9 3 (7.50%) Silverlight
10 2 (5.00%) Flash
10 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET
10 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.50%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Economics
3 1 (2.50%) Statistics
3 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.50%) Physics
3 1 (2.50%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) MVC
3 8 (20.00%) SEO
3 8 (20.00%) Market Research
3 8 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 7 (17.50%) BDD
4 7 (17.50%) Kanban
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) TDD
5 5 (12.50%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) OOP
7 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Operations Research
9 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (27.50%) T-SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 4 (10.00%) PHP
8 3 (7.50%) C++
9 2 (5.00%) ActionScript
9 2 (5.00%) Python
9 2 (5.00%) VB
9 2 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.50%) XAML
10 1 (2.50%) C
10 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Lagan
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