Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 401 323 645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 26.02% 15.10% 18.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.67% 43.71% 44.42%
Number of salaries quoted 357 316 627
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,850 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

.NET 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 661 739 1,452
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.89% 34.55% 42.66%
Number of salaries quoted 531 569 1,112
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £64,875
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Cheshire

.NET
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET in Cheshire.

Salary trend for .NET in Cheshire

.NET
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET in Cheshire over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET in Cheshire

.NET
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 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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 +4 125 £45,000 -5.26% 21
Chester -1 86 £42,250 +20.71% 14
Wilmslow +6 57 £45,000 - 5
Crewe +10 41 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Runcorn +1 13 £45,000 +57.89% 2
Ellesmere Port 0 8 £65,000 +116.67% 1
Macclesfield -11 7 £37,500 -14.29% 3
Northwich +2 6 £38,750 -8.82%
Nantwich -4 5 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Knutsford +28 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Congleton -1 4 £43,750 -14.63%
Winsford - 4 £45,000 - 1
Alderley Edge - 2 £45,000 - 2
Frodsham 0 1 - -
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT jobs citing .NET 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.

1 337 (84.04%) C#
2 229 (57.11%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (50.37%) SQL Server
4 195 (48.63%) JavaScript
5 173 (43.14%) ASP.NET
6 170 (42.39%) Azure
7 169 (42.14%) MVC
8 161 (40.15%) SQL
9 137 (34.16%) Microsoft
10 130 (32.42%) AngularJS
11 122 (30.42%) HTML
12 118 (29.43%) .NET Core
13 102 (25.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 99 (24.69%) CSS
15 98 (24.44%) Microservices
16 93 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 88 (21.95%) REST
18 85 (21.20%) DevOps
19 81 (20.20%) Web Services
20 72 (17.96%) React
21 71 (17.71%) Software Engineering
22 70 (17.46%) Scrum
23 68 (16.96%) .NET Framework
24 63 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
25 60 (14.96%) Java
26 54 (13.47%) AWS
27 50 (12.47%) Finance
27 50 (12.47%) Team Foundation Server
28 48 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
28 48 (11.97%) SOAP

.NET
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 13 (3.24%) NServiceBus
2 11 (2.74%) Umbraco
3 10 (2.49%) CMS
4 7 (1.75%) Mule
5 5 (1.25%) IIS
6 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.50%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 170 (42.39%) Azure
2 54 (13.47%) AWS
3 32 (7.98%) GitHub
4 14 (3.49%) Serverless
5 11 (2.74%) SaaS
6 7 (1.75%) GCP
7 6 (1.50%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.75%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.50%) Amazon Cognito
9 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.25%) Google Play
10 1 (0.25%) NuGet
10 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.75%) HTTP
2 4 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.75%) Intranet
4 2 (0.50%) LAN
4 2 (0.50%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) DSL
5 1 (0.25%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (50.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.24%) NoSQL
3 11 (2.74%) Cosmos DB
4 10 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (1.25%) Redis
8 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2019
9 4 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.00%) RavenDB
9 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.75%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.50%) Big Data
11 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (12.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (11.72%) Selenium
3 46 (11.47%) Jenkins
4 45 (11.22%) NUnit
5 44 (10.97%) Git (software)
6 32 (7.98%) Visual Studio
7 30 (7.48%) Maven
8 28 (6.98%) Bitbucket
8 28 (6.98%) Hudson
8 28 (6.98%) JUnit
8 28 (6.98%) TestNG
8 28 (6.98%) WebDriver
9 26 (6.48%) Cucumber
10 14 (3.49%) JIRA
11 13 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (2.99%) Appium
12 12 (2.99%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.00%) MSTest
13 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (1.75%) Cypress.io
General
1 50 (12.47%) Finance
2 15 (3.74%) Legal
3 10 (2.49%) Marketing
4 9 (2.24%) Retail
5 8 (2.00%) Automotive
6 5 (1.25%) Games
7 3 (0.75%) Law
8 2 (0.50%) Advertising
8 2 (0.50%) Local Government
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 266 (66.33%) Developer
2 117 (29.18%) .NET Developer
3 101 (25.19%) C# Developer
4 55 (13.72%) Software Developer
5 51 (12.72%) Software Engineer
6 37 (9.23%) .NET Software Engineer
6 37 (9.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 36 (8.98%) Senior Developer
8 25 (6.23%) Lead Developer
9 22 (5.49%) Automation Engineer
9 22 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 21 (5.24%) C# Software Engineer
11 20 (4.99%) .NET Software Developer
12 16 (3.99%) Junior
13 15 (3.74%) Technical Leader
14 14 (3.49%) Graduate
15 13 (3.24%) Architect
15 13 (3.24%) C# Software Developer
15 13 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
15 13 (3.24%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (43.14%) ASP.NET
2 130 (32.42%) AngularJS
3 122 (30.42%) HTML
4 118 (29.43%) .NET Core
5 102 (25.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 99 (24.69%) CSS
7 93 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 88 (21.95%) REST
9 81 (20.20%) Web Services
10 72 (17.96%) React
11 68 (16.96%) .NET Framework
12 48 (11.97%) Entity Framework
12 48 (11.97%) SOAP
13 46 (11.47%) HTML5
14 37 (9.23%) jQuery
14 37 (9.23%) RESTful
15 36 (8.98%) Node.js
16 33 (8.23%) JSON
17 19 (4.74%) NHibernate
18 18 (4.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.49%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.24%) User Experience
5 11 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.75%) CMDB
6 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.50%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.50%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.25%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.25%) FMCG
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.74%) Android
2 13 (3.24%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.99%) VMS
4 6 (1.50%) Windows
5 1 (0.25%) Linux
5 1 (0.25%) Unix
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (57.11%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (42.14%) MVC
3 98 (24.44%) Microservices
4 85 (21.20%) DevOps
5 71 (17.71%) Software Engineering
6 70 (17.46%) Scrum
7 48 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (11.47%) TDD
9 38 (9.48%) BDD
9 38 (9.48%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (9.48%) Test Automation
10 31 (7.73%) Mentoring
10 31 (7.73%) SOA
10 31 (7.73%) Unit Testing
11 25 (6.23%) OO
12 23 (5.74%) SDLC
13 20 (4.99%) Performance Testing
14 19 (4.74%) Project Management
14 19 (4.74%) SOLID
15 15 (3.74%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 337 (84.04%) C#
2 195 (48.63%) JavaScript
3 161 (40.15%) SQL
4 60 (14.96%) Java
5 24 (5.99%) Python
6 19 (4.74%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.49%) TypeScript
8 12 (2.99%) PHP
8 12 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.99%) VBScript
9 9 (2.24%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.25%) C++
11 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.50%) C
12 2 (0.50%) Delphi
12 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.25%) F#
13 1 (0.25%) Perl
13 1 (0.25%) Ruby
13 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (5.99%) Degree
2 20 (4.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (3.24%) MCSD
4 3 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.25%) MCPD
6 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.48%) QA
2 5 (1.25%) GDPR
3 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (9.23%) Docker
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (1.00%) vSphere
2 4 (1.00%) Xen
3 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.00%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (1.00%) SCCM
3 4 (1.00%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.75%) Terraform
5 2 (0.50%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) Ansible
6 1 (0.25%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 137 (34.16%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.99%) Xamarin
3 16 (3.99%) Sitecore
4 13 (3.24%) webMethods
5 11 (2.74%) Oracle
6 7 (1.75%) New Relic
7 6 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.25%) Citrix
8 5 (1.25%) Google
8 5 (1.25%) VMware
9 4 (1.00%) BMC
9 4 (1.00%) Cognos
9 4 (1.00%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.00%) IBM
9 4 (1.00%) McAfee
9 4 (1.00%) SAP
9 4 (1.00%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.00%) Tanium
10 3 (0.75%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.75%) Qualys