The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 12 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Permanent jobs citing .NET 40 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.56% 13.73% 27.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 54.05% 33.65% 60.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 46
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,950 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,250 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
74 104 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 28.79% 40.78% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 66 77 80
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,600 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.NET
Cheshire

.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 July 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 80 (80.00%) C#
2 55 (55.00%) CSS
3 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
4 50 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 48 (48.00%) JavaScript
6 44 (44.00%) SQL Server
7 42 (42.00%) HTML
8 39 (39.00%) MVC
9 38 (38.00%) jQuery
10 36 (36.00%) SQL
11 34 (34.00%) SharePoint
12 29 (29.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (19.00%) Visual Studio
14 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
15 17 (17.00%) MySQL
16 15 (15.00%) Umbraco
16 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (14.00%) CMS
18 13 (13.00%) Degree
18 13 (13.00%) Java
18 13 (13.00%) XML
18 13 (13.00%) W3C
18 13 (13.00%) PhoneGap
19 12 (12.00%) Razor View Engine
19 12 (12.00%) WordPress
19 12 (12.00%) Sitecore CMS
19 12 (12.00%) Sitecore
20 11 (11.00%) Web Services
20 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (34.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (15.00%) Umbraco
3 14 (14.00%) CMS
4 12 (12.00%) WordPress
4 12 (12.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (6.00%) IIS
5 6 (6.00%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.00%) Route 53
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.00%) MySQL
3 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.00%) SQLite
10 1 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 19 (19.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (13.00%) PhoneGap
3 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.00%) MSTest
4 2 (2.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.00%) Moq
4 2 (2.00%) NUnit
4 2 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (1.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (84.00%) Developer
2 33 (33.00%) Senior Developer
3 31 (31.00%) Programmer
4 27 (27.00%) Senior Programmer
5 26 (26.00%) C# Developer
6 23 (23.00%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Graduate
8 8 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 8 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (6.00%) Consultant
10 6 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (5.00%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
12 4 (4.00%) Lead C# Developer
13 3 (3.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.00%) CSS
2 50 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 42 (42.00%) HTML
4 38 (38.00%) jQuery
5 29 (29.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 13 (13.00%) XML
8 12 (12.00%) Razor View Engine
9 11 (11.00%) Web Services
10 9 (9.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (9.00%) WCF
11 8 (8.00%) WPF
11 8 (8.00%) HTML5
12 7 (7.00%) Ajax
13 5 (5.00%) XSLT
14 4 (4.00%) WinForms
14 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (3.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 3 (3.00%) ActiveMQ
15 3 (3.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) W3C
2 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.00%) Statistics
3 7 (7.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (7.00%) Physics
4 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.00%) Open Source
5 2 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.00%) Social Media
6 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.00%) Wiki
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Android
2 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) MVC
2 18 (18.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (11.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.00%) Project Management
5 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.00%) Web Development
6 6 (6.00%) OO
6 6 (6.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.00%) Scrum
7 4 (4.00%) Android Development
7 4 (4.00%) iOS Development
8 3 (3.00%) Time Management
8 3 (3.00%) TDD
8 3 (3.00%) OOP
9 2 (2.00%) ITIL
9 2 (2.00%) UML
9 2 (2.00%) Web Design
9 2 (2.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 80 (80.00%) C#
2 48 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (36.00%) SQL
4 13 (13.00%) Java
5 9 (9.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.00%) C
7 7 (7.00%) VB
8 6 (6.00%) Python
8 6 (6.00%) C++
8 6 (6.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (5.00%) VB6
9 5 (5.00%) VBA
10 3 (3.00%) PHP
11 1 (1.00%) VBScript
11 1 (1.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) Sitecore
3 10 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (6.00%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.00%) SAP
5 1 (1.00%) IBM
5 1 (1.00%) Twitter
5 1 (1.00%) Telerik
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