Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 58 26
Rank change year-on-year -27 -32 +42
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 65 139 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.72% 4.44% 8.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.81% 10.83% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 61 122 178
Cheshire median annual salary £37,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £49,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 832 1,284 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.80% 40.98% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 675 1,053 831
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for .NET Framework in Cheshire

.NET Framework
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Cheshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Framework in Cheshire

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Wilmslow +1 29 £45,000 - 3
Chester +14 20 £35,750 -15.88% 9
Warrington -22 4 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Nantwich -4 3 - - 1
Ellesmere Port 0 2 £36,500 -18.89%
Crewe -14 2 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Frodsham - 2 £26,500 -
Runcorn +3 1 £37,000 -5.13%
Knutsford +1 1 £32,500 -27.78%
Northwich - 1 £47,500 -
Congleton - 1 £55,000 -
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (98.46%) C#
3 62 (95.38%) SQL Server
4 51 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
6 44 (67.69%) TDD
7 41 (63.08%) AngularJS
8 40 (61.54%) Visual Studio
9 39 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (55.38%) ASP.NET
10 36 (55.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (47.69%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (44.62%) OO
12 29 (44.62%) Scrum
13 28 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (43.08%) Decision-Making
13 28 (43.08%) Enterprise Software
14 22 (33.85%) MVC
14 22 (33.85%) SQL
15 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (24.62%) RESTful
16 16 (24.62%) WCF
17 15 (23.08%) SOAP
17 15 (23.08%) Web Services
17 15 (23.08%) Windows
18 14 (21.54%) BDD
18 14 (21.54%) Entity Framework
19 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
20 12 (18.46%) Acceptance Criteria
21 10 (15.38%) JavaScript

.NET Framework
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 3 (4.62%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (95.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.08%) RavenDB
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 39 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.08%) FxCop
6 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.54%) Protractor
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.54%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.54%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Games
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (98.46%) Developer
2 56 (86.15%) .NET Developer
3 46 (70.77%) C# Developer
4 42 (64.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (47.69%) Software Developer
6 29 (44.62%) .NET Software Developer
6 29 (44.62%) C# Software Developer
7 17 (26.15%) Senior Developer
8 15 (23.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 14 (21.54%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 14 (21.54%) Senior C# Developer
10 13 (20.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 13 (20.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
13 3 (4.62%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
14 2 (3.08%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (63.08%) AngularJS
3 36 (55.38%) ASP.NET
3 36 (55.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (27.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (24.62%) RESTful
5 16 (24.62%) WCF
6 15 (23.08%) SOAP
6 15 (23.08%) Web Services
7 14 (21.54%) Entity Framework
8 9 (13.85%) CSS
8 9 (13.85%) HTML
9 6 (9.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (7.69%) HTML5
10 5 (7.69%) jQuery
11 4 (6.15%) Angular 2
11 4 (6.15%) CSS3
12 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 3 (4.62%) JSON
12 3 (4.62%) React
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.08%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (12.31%) PMI
3 5 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.08%) Fintech
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) EPoS
6 1 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.54%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (67.69%) TDD
3 31 (47.69%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (44.62%) OO
4 29 (44.62%) Scrum
5 28 (43.08%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (43.08%) Decision-Making
6 22 (33.85%) MVC
7 14 (21.54%) BDD
8 12 (18.46%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (9.23%) Web Application Development
9 6 (9.23%) Web Development
10 5 (7.69%) Asset Management
11 4 (6.15%) Dependency Injection
12 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
13 2 (3.08%) Microservices
13 2 (3.08%) Quality Management
13 2 (3.08%) SDLC
13 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 64 (98.46%) C#
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.62%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby
6 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) F#
7 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Kibana
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.54%) Google
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle
2 1 (1.54%) Telerik
2 1 (1.54%) Xamarin