Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 39 48
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 -15
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 156 138 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.99% 5.84% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 13.97% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 124 116 103
Cheshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

.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 1,275 988 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.77% 41.79% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 965 838 757
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,600 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,625 £53,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

.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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Crewe +2 31 £38,750 -13.89% 4
Chester +8 25 £50,000 +53.85% 3
Macclesfield +8 24 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Warrington -12 20 £43,750 +9.38% 2
Alderley Edge -2 13 £37,500 +36.36%
Wilmslow -16 11 £44,168 -1.85% 1
Knutsford -18 10 £55,000 +4.76%
Nantwich -9 8 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Runcorn -1 1 £39,500 +12.86% 3
Frodsham - 1 £26,000 - 1
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 156 (100.00%) .NET
2 140 (89.74%) C#
3 121 (77.56%) MVC
4 102 (65.38%) ASP.NET
5 97 (62.18%) SQL Server
6 93 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (51.28%) Git (software)
7 80 (51.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 72 (46.15%) JavaScript
9 70 (44.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 66 (42.31%) Entity Framework
11 63 (40.38%) SQL
12 57 (36.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 56 (35.90%) HTML
13 56 (35.90%) CSS
14 49 (31.41%) AngularJS
15 45 (28.85%) RESTful
16 44 (28.21%) WCF
16 44 (28.21%) jQuery
17 40 (25.64%) TDD
18 39 (25.00%) Finance
19 37 (23.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 36 (23.08%) Scrum
20 36 (23.08%) Web Services
20 36 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
21 34 (21.79%) NoSQL
21 34 (21.79%) Java
22 33 (21.15%) Web Application Development
23 32 (20.51%) Unit Testing
23 32 (20.51%) Microsoft

.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 14 (8.97%) Sitefinity
2 12 (7.69%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.28%) Confluence
3 2 (1.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.28%) npm
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (62.18%) SQL Server
2 34 (21.79%) NoSQL
3 30 (19.23%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (7.05%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.05%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.13%) RavenDB
7 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.56%) DTS
9 4 (2.56%) MySQL
10 2 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (1.28%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.28%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 80 (51.28%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.95%) JIRA
3 26 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (13.46%) Jenkins
5 19 (12.18%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (8.97%) MSBuild
7 10 (6.41%) Selenium
8 8 (5.13%) FxCop
8 8 (5.13%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.49%) SpecFlow
9 7 (4.49%) StyleCop
10 6 (3.85%) Moq
10 6 (3.85%) NUnit
11 5 (3.21%) TeamCity
12 4 (2.56%) Protractor
13 3 (1.92%) Subversion
14 2 (1.28%) Android Studio
14 2 (1.28%) Maven
14 2 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (1.28%) Xcode
General
1 39 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (12.18%) Banking
3 18 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 18 (11.54%) Retail
4 15 (9.62%) Advertising
5 14 (8.97%) Games
5 14 (8.97%) Retail Banking
6 9 (5.77%) Law
7 6 (3.85%) Legal
8 4 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (78.85%) Developer
2 93 (59.62%) .NET Developer
3 41 (26.28%) C# Developer
4 30 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 20 (12.82%) Software Developer
6 18 (11.54%) Software Engineer
7 16 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (9.62%) Senior .NET Developer
8 15 (9.62%) Senior Software Engineer
9 14 (8.97%) .NET Software Engineer
9 14 (8.97%) C# Software Developer
10 13 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
10 13 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
11 12 (7.69%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
11 12 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 10 (6.41%) Applications Developer
12 10 (6.41%) Java Developer
13 9 (5.77%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (100.00%) .NET
2 102 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 80 (51.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 70 (44.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 66 (42.31%) Entity Framework
6 57 (36.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 56 (35.90%) CSS
7 56 (35.90%) HTML
8 49 (31.41%) AngularJS
9 45 (28.85%) RESTful
10 44 (28.21%) jQuery
10 44 (28.21%) WCF
11 37 (23.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 36 (23.08%) Web Services
13 31 (19.87%) KnockoutJS
14 30 (19.23%) Node.js
15 26 (16.67%) Code First Entity Framework
16 18 (11.54%) Middleware
17 16 (10.26%) XML
18 15 (9.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (10.90%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (8.33%) Fintech
5 11 (7.05%) Mobile App
5 11 (7.05%) User Experience
6 4 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.64%) PMI
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) Windows
2 3 (1.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) AIX
4 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (77.56%) MVC
2 93 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (25.64%) TDD
4 36 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (23.08%) Scrum
5 33 (21.15%) Web Application Development
6 32 (20.51%) Unit Testing
7 26 (16.67%) Wealth Management
8 25 (16.03%) BDD
8 25 (16.03%) Information Security
9 24 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 18 (11.54%) SOLID
11 17 (10.90%) Test Automation
12 16 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
12 16 (10.26%) Mentoring
13 15 (9.62%) OO
13 15 (9.62%) SDLC
13 15 (9.62%) Secure Coding
13 15 (9.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (89.74%) C#
2 72 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 63 (40.38%) SQL
4 34 (21.79%) Java
5 27 (17.31%) Ruby
5 27 (17.31%) T-SQL
6 26 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 13 (8.33%) PHP
8 11 (7.05%) PHP 5
9 10 (6.41%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.56%) VBScript
11 2 (1.28%) C
11 2 (1.28%) C++
11 2 (1.28%) ES6
11 2 (1.28%) Go
11 2 (1.28%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.28%) Python
11 2 (1.28%) VBA
12 1 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (15.38%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) CISSP
2 9 (5.77%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) Docker
2 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.38%) Xamarin
3 14 (8.97%) Facebook
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle
5 3 (1.92%) Capita
5 3 (1.92%) Twitter
6 2 (1.28%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.28%) Google
6 2 (1.28%) HP
6 2 (1.28%) Teradata
6 2 (1.28%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.64%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.64%) IBM