Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET Framework
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 56 25
Rank change year-on-year -22 -31 +43
Permanent jobs citing .NET Framework 90 130 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.37% 4.60% 8.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.84% 11.47% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 81 114 179
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,475 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £49,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 915 1,133 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.23% 40.05% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 752 939 806
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,625
90th Percentile £66,125 £58,750 £55,000
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 26 £45,000 - 3
Chester +6 21 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Warrington -20 10 £48,750 +18.18% 1
Crewe -10 9 £30,000 -7.69%
Macclesfield +15 6 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Nantwich - 6 £27,500 - 1
Frodsham - 3 £26,000 -
Ellesmere Port +6 2 £36,500 -21.08%
Northwich - 2 £46,250 -
Runcorn +10 1 £39,500 +5.33%
Knutsford -1 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Alderley Edge - 1 £37,500 -
Congleton - 1 £55,000 - 1
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 86 (95.56%) C#
3 70 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (65.56%) ASP.NET
6 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
6 51 (56.67%) MVC
7 44 (48.89%) TDD
8 41 (45.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 41 (45.56%) AngularJS
9 40 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (42.22%) Scrum
11 36 (40.00%) SQL
12 35 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 31 (34.44%) Visual Studio
15 28 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (30.00%) OO
17 26 (28.89%) Enterprise Software
18 25 (27.78%) Decision-Making
19 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
20 23 (25.56%) CSS
20 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
20 23 (25.56%) HTML
21 22 (24.44%) RESTful
21 22 (24.44%) Entity Framework
22 21 (23.33%) jQuery
22 21 (23.33%) Web Services
23 19 (21.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 16 (17.78%) T-SQL

.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 5 (5.56%) Sitefinity
2 3 (3.33%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (5.56%) RavenDB
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) DB2
5 1 (1.11%) DTS
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (45.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (34.44%) Visual Studio
3 24 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.89%) JIRA
4 8 (8.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.56%) MSBuild
6 3 (3.33%) FxCop
6 3 (3.33%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.22%) Selenium
7 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.22%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.11%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Retail
3 6 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 82 (91.11%) Developer
2 66 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 46 (51.11%) C# Developer
4 40 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (37.78%) Software Developer
6 29 (32.22%) .NET Software Developer
6 29 (32.22%) C# Software Developer
7 26 (28.89%) Senior Developer
8 21 (23.33%) Senior .NET Developer
8 21 (23.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 19 (21.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 19 (21.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 16 (17.78%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 16 (17.78%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
11 8 (8.89%) Software Engineer
12 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (65.56%) ASP.NET
3 41 (45.56%) AngularJS
4 40 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (25.56%) CSS
6 23 (25.56%) HTML
7 22 (24.44%) Entity Framework
7 22 (24.44%) RESTful
8 21 (23.33%) jQuery
8 21 (23.33%) Web Services
9 19 (21.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (16.67%) SOAP
11 14 (15.56%) WCF
12 12 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 9 (10.00%) CSS3
13 9 (10.00%) HTML5
14 6 (6.67%) .NET Core
14 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET Core
15 5 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.56%) Fintech
5 4 (4.44%) PMI
6 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.11%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (56.67%) MVC
3 44 (48.89%) TDD
4 38 (42.22%) Scrum
5 35 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (31.11%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (30.00%) OO
8 25 (27.78%) Decision-Making
9 12 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 11 (12.22%) BDD
10 11 (12.22%) SOLID
11 10 (11.11%) Web Application Development
12 9 (10.00%) Asset Management
12 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.89%) Acceptance Criteria
13 8 (8.89%) Information Security
13 8 (8.89%) Wealth Management
14 7 (7.78%) Dependency Injection
14 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 86 (95.56%) C#
2 36 (40.00%) SQL
3 23 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.78%) T-SQL
5 11 (12.22%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.89%) Java
7 3 (3.33%) PHP
7 3 (3.33%) PHP 5
7 3 (3.33%) Ruby
7 3 (3.33%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) C++
8 1 (1.11%) F#
8 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
2 4 (4.44%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.33%) CISSP
3 3 (3.33%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 51 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.11%) Facebook
3 1 (1.11%) Google
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle