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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 19 48 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.64% 18.97% 20.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.54% 50.53% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 43
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £29,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,000
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
69 95 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 35.03% 37.55% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 45 84 83
Average salary £42,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
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 1 July 2015.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (82.22%) C#
2 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
3 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
4 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (53.33%) SQL
6 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 21 (46.67%) CSS
7 20 (44.44%) MVC
8 18 (40.00%) HTML
8 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (33.33%) TDD
10 14 (31.11%) BDD
10 14 (31.11%) Scrum
11 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
11 13 (28.89%) WCF
11 13 (28.89%) Entity Framework
12 12 (26.67%) jQuery
12 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
13 11 (24.44%) T-SQL
13 11 (24.44%) Web Application Development
14 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
14 10 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (22.22%) Finance
14 10 (22.22%) HTML5
15 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (20.00%) LINQ
16 8 (17.78%) Kanban
16 8 (17.78%) Market Research
16 8 (17.78%) Ajax

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (11.11%) Node.js
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
3 6 (13.33%) NUnit
3 6 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (13.33%) Moq
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (6.67%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.67%) Calabash
5 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.44%) Gradle
6 2 (4.44%) Maven
6 2 (4.44%) Ant
7 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Games
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Junior
4 5 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Graduate
6 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Lead C# Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) ASP.NET
2 21 (46.67%) CSS
3 18 (40.00%) HTML
4 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
4 13 (28.89%) WCF
4 13 (28.89%) Entity Framework
5 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (26.67%) jQuery
6 10 (22.22%) HTML5
6 10 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 9 (20.00%) LINQ
8 8 (17.78%) Ajax
8 8 (17.78%) NHibernate
9 5 (11.11%) Web Services
9 5 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (8.89%) SignalR
10 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (8.89%) Middleware
11 3 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.11%) Tandem
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Economics
5 1 (2.22%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Physics
5 1 (2.22%) Psychology
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) MVC
3 15 (33.33%) TDD
4 14 (31.11%) BDD
4 14 (31.11%) Scrum
5 11 (24.44%) Web Application Development
6 8 (17.78%) Mobile Development
6 8 (17.78%) Kanban
6 8 (17.78%) Market Research
6 8 (17.78%) SEO
7 6 (13.33%) OO
7 6 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 5 (11.11%) CQRS
9 4 (8.89%) SDLC
9 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 3 (6.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 37 (82.22%) C#
2 24 (53.33%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (24.44%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.67%) C++
6 3 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.44%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (4.44%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.22%) XAML
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) VBA
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Adobe
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