Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 23 75
Rank change year-on-year -44 +52 -38
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 128 191 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.16% 8.49% 3.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.23% 20.32% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 113 194 112
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £28,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.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 1251 940 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.64% 41.78% 39.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 853 1114
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,300 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,350
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -36 30 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Crewe +11 25 £33,750 +14.41% 4
Chester +14 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Knutsford - 16 £35,000 - 2
Wilmslow -4 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Macclesfield -17 7 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Runcorn -7 4 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Ellesmere Port +2 2 £46,250 -22.92%
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 112 (87.50%) C#
3 89 (69.53%) ASP.NET
4 87 (67.97%) MVC
5 83 (64.84%) SQL Server
6 73 (57.03%) JavaScript
7 70 (54.69%) SQL
8 68 (53.13%) Entity Framework
9 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (46.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (43.75%) HTML
11 56 (43.75%) CSS
12 49 (38.28%) Microsoft
13 44 (34.38%) Web Services
14 43 (33.59%) jQuery
15 37 (28.91%) AngularJS
16 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (23.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (21.88%) WCF
18 28 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (21.09%) Finance
20 26 (20.31%) Git (software)
21 23 (17.97%) Scrum
21 23 (17.97%) HTML5
22 22 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 21 (16.41%) Windows
24 20 (15.63%) VB.NET
24 20 (15.63%) Visual Studio
24 20 (15.63%) NoSQL
25 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2016

.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 8 (6.25%) NServiceBus
2 7 (5.47%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (5.47%) IIS
3 2 (1.56%) Apache
3 2 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.69%) HTTP
2 2 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) DHCP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) NAS
3 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (64.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (15.63%) NoSQL
4 19 (14.84%) SQL Server 2016
5 17 (13.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (13.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.69%) DB2
7 6 (4.69%) MySQL
8 5 (3.91%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.13%) DocumentDB
9 4 (3.13%) DTS
9 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.56%) Blockchain
11 2 (1.56%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (20.31%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.63%) Visual Studio
3 12 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.81%) JIRA
5 7 (5.47%) Selenium
5 7 (5.47%) Subversion
6 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.91%) FxCop
7 5 (3.91%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.91%) StyleCop
8 3 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.34%) Protractor
8 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Banking
2 12 (9.38%) Retail
3 11 (8.59%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.47%) Games
5 5 (3.91%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.13%) Law
6 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (75.78%) Developer
2 70 (54.69%) .NET Developer
3 29 (22.66%) C# Developer
4 25 (19.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 25 (19.53%) Software Developer
5 15 (11.72%) .NET Software Developer
5 15 (11.72%) C# Software Developer
6 13 (10.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (10.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (9.38%) Junior
7 12 (9.38%) Junior Developer
8 11 (8.59%) Software Engineer
9 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (7.03%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (7.03%) Junior .NET Developer
11 8 (6.25%) Lead Developer
12 7 (5.47%) Integration Developer
12 7 (5.47%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.47%) Web Developer
13 6 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (100.00%) .NET
2 89 (69.53%) ASP.NET
3 68 (53.13%) Entity Framework
4 59 (46.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 56 (43.75%) CSS
5 56 (43.75%) HTML
6 44 (34.38%) Web Services
7 43 (33.59%) jQuery
8 37 (28.91%) AngularJS
9 31 (24.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (23.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 28 (21.88%) WCF
12 23 (17.97%) HTML5
13 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 18 (14.06%) XML
14 16 (12.50%) JSON
15 14 (10.94%) Node.js
16 13 (10.16%) CSS3
16 13 (10.16%) RESTful
17 12 (9.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) User Experience
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) FMCG
4 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.13%) Fintech
4 4 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.34%) Life Science
5 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) Contactless
7 1 (0.78%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) iPhone
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Windows
2 5 (3.91%) Unix
3 4 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.56%) Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) VMS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (67.97%) MVC
2 61 (47.66%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.97%) Scrum
4 17 (13.28%) TDD
5 14 (10.94%) Risk Management
6 13 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 12 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 12 (9.38%) Wealth Management
8 11 (8.59%) SOA
8 11 (8.59%) Test Automation
8 11 (8.59%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.59%) Web Development
9 10 (7.81%) BDD
9 10 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.81%) Dependency Injection
10 9 (7.03%) OO
10 9 (7.03%) SOLID
10 9 (7.03%) Web Application Development
11 7 (5.47%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 112 (87.50%) C#
2 73 (57.03%) JavaScript
3 70 (54.69%) SQL
4 20 (15.63%) VB.NET
5 15 (11.72%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.81%) Java
7 9 (7.03%) TypeScript
8 8 (6.25%) Ruby
9 7 (5.47%) PHP
9 7 (5.47%) VBScript
10 4 (3.13%) PHP 5
11 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.34%) VB
11 3 (2.34%) VBA
11 3 (2.34%) XAML
12 2 (1.56%) C++
12 2 (1.56%) Perl
12 2 (1.56%) VB6
13 1 (0.78%) C
13 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.78%) KVM
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) SCOM
2 2 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.56%) SCCM
2 2 (1.56%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (38.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.25%) Oracle
3 5 (3.91%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.13%) AppDynamics
4 4 (3.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.78%) Capita
5 1 (0.78%) Cognos
5 1 (0.78%) HP
5 1 (0.78%) McAfee
5 1 (0.78%) Sybase
5 1 (0.78%) Symantec
5 1 (0.78%) Tableau
5 1 (0.78%) Teradata
5 1 (0.78%) VMware