Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a .NET Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 263 353 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.58% 12.60% 16.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.90% 13.14% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 247 353 331
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,650 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%

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 2,657 2,687 2,048
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 95.90% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,023 2,058 1,790
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,675 £21,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

.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 September 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 September 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 -3 94 £55,000 +37.50% 16
Wilmslow +1 42 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Chester 0 33 £45,000 +7.78% 8
Crewe +2 26 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Macclesfield -2 18 £42,500 - 1
Knutsford +9 17 £46,250 +48.00% 2
Nantwich -3 14 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Runcorn +8 7 £40,000 +26.98%
Northwich -8 4 £42,500 +30.77%
Ellesmere Port -1 3 £36,500 -18.89% 2
Alderley Edge - 2 £37,500 - 1
Winsford 0 1 £36,500 -8.75%
Frodsham - 1 £28,000 -
Congleton - 1 £35,000 -
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 263 (100.00%) .NET
2 260 (98.86%) C#
3 208 (79.09%) SQL Server
4 207 (78.71%) ASP.NET
5 194 (73.76%) MVC
6 167 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
7 151 (57.41%) AngularJS
8 147 (55.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 126 (47.91%) HTML
9 126 (47.91%) JavaScript
10 113 (42.97%) CSS
11 105 (39.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 97 (36.88%) Microsoft
13 82 (31.18%) Scrum
14 81 (30.80%) SQL
15 74 (28.14%) TDD
16 69 (26.24%) .NET Framework
17 63 (23.95%) Web Application Development
18 56 (21.29%) Problem-Solving
19 55 (20.91%) SQL Server 2016
19 55 (20.91%) WCF
20 54 (20.53%) OO
21 53 (20.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 52 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
23 49 (18.63%) HTML5
24 48 (18.25%) RESTful
24 48 (18.25%) Enterprise Software
24 48 (18.25%) Greenfield Project
25 47 (17.87%) Microsoft Azure
26 44 (16.73%) jQuery

.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 4 (1.52%) Umbraco
2 3 (1.14%) CMS
2 3 (1.14%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.76%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Fireworks
1 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 47 (17.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) GitHub
3 2 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.38%) Google Play
4 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.89%) Internet
2 23 (8.75%) Hyperconnected
3 2 (0.76%) X.509
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (79.09%) SQL Server
2 55 (20.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 34 (12.93%) NoSQL
4 27 (10.27%) MongoDB
5 26 (9.89%) RavenDB
6 17 (6.46%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.38%) DTS
11 1 (0.38%) MySQL
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 36 (13.69%) Git (software)
2 35 (13.31%) Visual Studio
3 30 (11.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.70%) NUnit
5 14 (5.32%) JIRA
6 10 (3.80%) Selenium
7 7 (2.66%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.52%) FxCop
8 4 (1.52%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (1.52%) Moq
9 3 (1.14%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.14%) Subversion
9 3 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.76%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.76%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.76%) StyleCop
11 1 (0.38%) git-flow
11 1 (0.38%) MSTest
General
1 42 (15.97%) Advertising
2 25 (9.51%) Finance
3 9 (3.42%) Games
3 9 (3.42%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (100.00%) .NET
2 207 (78.71%) ASP.NET
3 151 (57.41%) AngularJS
4 147 (55.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 126 (47.91%) HTML
6 113 (42.97%) CSS
7 105 (39.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 69 (26.24%) .NET Framework
9 55 (20.91%) WCF
10 53 (20.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 49 (18.63%) HTML5
12 48 (18.25%) RESTful
13 44 (16.73%) jQuery
14 40 (15.21%) .NET Core
14 40 (15.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 39 (14.83%) WinForms
16 35 (13.31%) WPF
17 33 (12.55%) CSS3
18 32 (12.17%) Web Services
19 17 (6.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.25%) Enterprise Software
1 48 (18.25%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.80%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.28%) Fintech
4 6 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.52%) PMI
6 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.76%) EPoS
7 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.76%) PKI
7 2 (0.76%) User Experience
8 1 (0.38%) iPhone
8 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.60%) Windows
2 3 (1.14%) Android
3 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (73.76%) MVC
2 167 (63.50%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (31.18%) Scrum
4 74 (28.14%) TDD
5 63 (23.95%) Web Application Development
6 56 (21.29%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (20.53%) OO
8 52 (19.77%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (13.69%) Unit Testing
10 35 (13.31%) Dependency Injection
11 34 (12.93%) Kanban
12 23 (8.75%) MVVM
13 21 (7.98%) Web Development
14 20 (7.60%) Decision-Making
15 17 (6.46%) OOP
16 16 (6.08%) BDD
17 12 (4.56%) SDLC
18 9 (3.42%) Customer Requirements
18 9 (3.42%) SOLID
18 9 (3.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 260 (98.86%) C#
2 126 (47.91%) JavaScript
3 81 (30.80%) SQL
4 28 (10.65%) T-SQL
5 22 (8.37%) VB.NET
6 16 (6.08%) VB
7 10 (3.80%) VB6
8 9 (3.42%) PHP
9 8 (3.04%) Java
10 5 (1.90%) PHP 5
10 5 (1.90%) Ruby
10 5 (1.90%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.14%) Python
12 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.38%) C++
13 1 (0.38%) Delphi
13 1 (0.38%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.38%) F#
13 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (4.56%) Degree
2 10 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.90%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (0.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.38%) Kibana
Vendors
1 97 (36.88%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.37%) Facebook
3 6 (2.28%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.14%) Google
4 3 (1.14%) Twitter
5 2 (0.76%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.38%) Apple
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco
6 1 (0.38%) Unisys