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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 31 47 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.65% 20.09% 40.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.97% 42.34% 68.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 80
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £22,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
.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
66 111 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.94% 47.44% 59.92%
Number of salaries quoted 52 99 124
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 24 October 2014.

.NET Salary Histogram in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 59 (83.10%) C#
2 47 (66.20%) SQL Server
2 47 (66.20%) ASP.NET
3 44 (61.97%) CSS
4 41 (57.75%) MVC
5 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
6 38 (53.52%) HTML
7 37 (52.11%) SQL
8 33 (46.48%) jQuery
9 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (30.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
11 22 (30.99%) Web Services
12 21 (29.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
14 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
14 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
14 19 (26.76%) WCF
15 18 (25.35%) Relational Database
16 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 14 (19.72%) ADO.NET
18 14 (19.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (16.90%) XML
20 11 (15.49%) MySQL
21 10 (14.08%) Java
21 10 (14.08%) WPF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 9 (12.68%) Umbraco
2 8 (11.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.27%) CMS
3 7 (9.86%) WordPress
3 7 (9.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (8.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.41%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (66.20%) SQL Server
2 22 (30.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (25.35%) Relational Database
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (15.49%) MySQL
7 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
2 17 (23.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.04%) MSTest
3 5 (7.04%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (7.04%) Moq
3 5 (7.04%) NUnit
4 2 (2.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
1 5 (7.04%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Electronics
2 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (83.10%) Developer
2 35 (49.30%) .NET Developer
3 15 (21.13%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.49%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Programmer
6 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Programmer
6 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Graduate
9 3 (4.23%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Applications Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Graduate Web Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (66.20%) ASP.NET
2 44 (61.97%) CSS
3 38 (53.52%) HTML
4 33 (46.48%) jQuery
5 29 (40.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (30.99%) Web Services
6 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
7 21 (29.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 19 (26.76%) WCF
9 14 (19.72%) ADO.NET
9 14 (19.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (16.90%) XML
11 10 (14.08%) WPF
12 9 (12.68%) Ajax
13 7 (9.86%) WinForms
13 7 (9.86%) HTML5
13 7 (9.86%) PhoneGap
13 7 (9.86%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (7.04%) Castle Windsor
14 5 (7.04%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) W3C
2 5 (7.04%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Economics
4 1 (1.41%) Statistics
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Android
2 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) MVC
2 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.68%) OO
3 9 (12.68%) Scrum
4 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.45%) Web Development
4 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (8.45%) TDD
5 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.04%) Kanban
5 5 (7.04%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (7.04%) MVVM
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) Android Development
6 4 (5.63%) iOS Development
7 3 (4.23%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Time Management
7 3 (4.23%) OOP
8 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.82%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (83.10%) C#
2 40 (56.34%) JavaScript
3 37 (52.11%) SQL
4 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
5 10 (14.08%) Java
6 6 (8.45%) VB
6 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.04%) VBA
7 5 (7.04%) VB6
8 4 (5.63%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) PHP5
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
9 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) WAI
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.41%) IBM
4 1 (1.41%) Telerik
4 1 (1.41%) Lagan
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