Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a .NET Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Developer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 334 349 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.93% 15.62% 11.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.33% 16.15% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 310 349 265
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,050 £52,750 £49,650
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 3,232 2,161 2,432
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.73% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,409 1,732 2,098
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £56,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for .NET Developer in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Developer in Cheshire

.NET Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -5 98 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Macclesfield 0 54 £42,500 +8.97% 10
Chester +3 52 £50,000 +53.85% 6
Wilmslow -3 28 £42,500 - 8
Crewe -12 27 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Nantwich -1 17 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Congleton - 15 £35,000 -
Alderley Edge - 14 £37,500 - 2
Runcorn +1 9 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Knutsford -43 5 £51,000 +85.45% 3
Ellesmere Port +2 1 £45,000 - 1
Northwich -11 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Winsford - 1 £36,500 -
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, .NET Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 334 (100.00%) .NET
2 330 (98.80%) C#
3 266 (79.64%) ASP.NET
4 254 (76.05%) MVC
5 253 (75.75%) SQL Server
6 202 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
7 180 (53.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 132 (39.52%) TDD
9 129 (38.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 122 (36.53%) RESTful
11 118 (35.33%) Web Application Development
12 116 (34.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 115 (34.43%) JavaScript
14 113 (33.83%) Git (software)
15 111 (33.23%) AngularJS
15 111 (33.23%) HTML
16 106 (31.74%) SQL
17 104 (31.14%) WCF
18 101 (30.24%) CSS
19 99 (29.64%) .NET Framework
19 99 (29.64%) BDD
20 91 (27.25%) Node.js
21 89 (26.65%) Ruby
22 86 (25.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 81 (24.25%) Microsoft
24 78 (23.35%) NoSQL
25 69 (20.66%) KnockoutJS
25 69 (20.66%) SQL Server 2016
26 68 (20.36%) OO
27 57 (17.07%) Entity Framework

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (6.29%) Umbraco
3 15 (4.49%) CMS
4 7 (2.10%) IIS
5 4 (1.20%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.60%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.30%) JBoss
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.30%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) npm
3 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.79%) Internet
2 10 (2.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.90%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (75.75%) SQL Server
2 78 (23.35%) NoSQL
3 69 (20.66%) SQL Server 2016
4 57 (17.07%) SQL Server 2014
5 31 (9.28%) MongoDB
6 21 (6.29%) MySQL
7 13 (3.89%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.69%) RavenDB
10 9 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.80%) DTS
12 5 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.30%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 113 (33.83%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.78%) TeamCity
3 22 (6.59%) JIRA
4 18 (5.39%) Visual Studio
5 16 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (2.99%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.40%) NUnit
9 6 (1.80%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.80%) Moq
9 6 (1.80%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.50%) Subversion
11 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.90%) Grunt
12 3 (0.90%) gulp
12 3 (0.90%) Selenium
13 2 (0.60%) MSTest
13 2 (0.60%) Protractor
14 1 (0.30%) Android Studio
14 1 (0.30%) FxCop
General
1 44 (13.17%) Finance
2 31 (9.28%) Games
3 13 (3.89%) Advertising
4 7 (2.10%) Marketing
4 7 (2.10%) Retail
5 4 (1.20%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (100.00%) .NET
2 266 (79.64%) ASP.NET
3 180 (53.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 129 (38.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 122 (36.53%) RESTful
6 116 (34.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 111 (33.23%) AngularJS
7 111 (33.23%) HTML
8 104 (31.14%) WCF
9 101 (30.24%) CSS
10 99 (29.64%) .NET Framework
11 91 (27.25%) Node.js
12 86 (25.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 69 (20.66%) KnockoutJS
14 57 (17.07%) Entity Framework
15 53 (15.87%) jQuery
16 51 (15.27%) Web Services
17 31 (9.28%) Code First Entity Framework
18 28 (8.38%) WPF
19 22 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.77%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (4.19%) Fintech
4 13 (3.89%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.69%) W3C
7 6 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.80%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.20%) User Experience
9 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.30%) Social Media
10 1 (0.30%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.30%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.39%) Windows
2 4 (1.20%) Android
3 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (76.05%) MVC
2 202 (60.48%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (39.52%) TDD
4 118 (35.33%) Web Application Development
5 99 (29.64%) BDD
6 68 (20.36%) OO
7 34 (10.18%) Dependency Injection
7 34 (10.18%) Unit Testing
8 27 (8.08%) Kanban
9 26 (7.78%) Scrum
9 26 (7.78%) Web Development
10 25 (7.49%) SDLC
11 22 (6.59%) Multithreading
12 19 (5.69%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (5.09%) Secure Coding
14 16 (4.79%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (3.89%) CQRS
16 12 (3.59%) Collaborative Working
16 12 (3.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 330 (98.80%) C#
2 115 (34.43%) JavaScript
3 106 (31.74%) SQL
4 89 (26.65%) Ruby
5 49 (14.67%) T-SQL
6 25 (7.49%) VB.NET
7 22 (6.59%) F#
8 16 (4.79%) VB
9 12 (3.59%) PHP
10 11 (3.29%) PHP 5
10 11 (3.29%) VB6
11 8 (2.40%) C
12 7 (2.10%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.10%) Python
13 6 (1.80%) VBScript
14 5 (1.50%) Java
15 3 (0.90%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.90%) XPath
16 2 (0.60%) ES6
17 1 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (2.99%) Degree
3 1 (0.30%) MCPD
3 1 (0.30%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (6.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 22 (6.59%) Kibana
1 22 (6.59%) WSUS
2 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (24.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.19%) Facebook
3 12 (3.59%) Capita
3 12 (3.59%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.50%) Google
4 5 (1.50%) Twitter
5 1 (0.30%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.30%) TIBCO