Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 565 526 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.84% 24.05% 21.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.67% 58.97% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 532 493 661
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,525 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1115 892 1250
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 41.13% 40.79% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 920 785 1030
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,250 £55,050
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Cheshire

.NET
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for .NET in Cheshire

.NET
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

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 17 August 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 -3 141 £40,000 - 13
Crewe 0 85 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Wilmslow +4 82 £42,500 +16.44% 8
Chester +6 47 £38,500 +8.45% 8
Knutsford -19 40 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Macclesfield 0 39 £42,500 +30.77% 7
Runcorn -5 32 £32,500 -2.99% 4
Ellesmere Port -3 28 £45,000 +38.46%
Northwich +10 16 £33,750 - 2
Nantwich - 4 £37,500 - 2
Congleton - 4 £33,750 - 1
Sandbach - 4 - - 3
Widnes - 3 £37,500 -
Winsford -1 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Alderley Edge -2 1 £42,500 -
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing .NET 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.

1 519 (91.86%) C#
2 366 (64.78%) ASP.NET
3 357 (63.19%) SQL Server
4 336 (59.47%) MVC
5 247 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
6 214 (37.88%) Microsoft
7 212 (37.52%) HTML
8 209 (36.99%) SQL
9 201 (35.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 190 (33.63%) JavaScript
11 161 (28.50%) CSS
12 145 (25.66%) TDD
13 135 (23.89%) .NET Framework
14 133 (23.54%) AngularJS
15 130 (23.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 128 (22.65%) jQuery
17 121 (21.42%) Web Services
18 103 (18.23%) RESTful
19 87 (15.40%) WCF
19 87 (15.40%) Entity Framework
20 85 (15.04%) OO
21 84 (14.87%) Visual Studio
21 84 (14.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
22 79 (13.98%) Web Application Development
22 79 (13.98%) Dependency Injection
23 78 (13.81%) WPF
23 78 (13.81%) Web Development
24 77 (13.63%) SQL Server 2014
25 75 (13.27%) Node.js
25 75 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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 24 (4.25%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (2.83%) NServiceBus
3 16 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (2.83%) Umbraco
4 11 (1.95%) CMS
5 7 (1.24%) IIS
6 6 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.35%) Apache
8 2 (0.35%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.35%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Fireworks
1 7 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.35%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) nopCommerce
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 66 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.78%) SaaS
3 14 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.06%) GitHub
5 4 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.71%) Trello
6 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.83%) HTTP
2 15 (2.65%) Internet
3 10 (1.77%) Wireless
4 7 (1.24%) FTP
5 4 (0.71%) LAN
5 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.71%) WAN
6 3 (0.53%) DHCP
6 3 (0.53%) DNS
6 3 (0.53%) Intranet
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
7 1 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (63.19%) SQL Server
2 77 (13.63%) SQL Server 2014
3 46 (8.14%) NoSQL
4 37 (6.55%) MongoDB
5 33 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (5.66%) MySQL
6 32 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (3.54%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.95%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.24%) DB2
14 5 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.71%) DocumentDB
15 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.53%) RavenDB
17 1 (0.18%) Big Data
17 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 84 (14.87%) Visual Studio
2 54 (9.56%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.49%) TeamCity
4 30 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (4.78%) Selenium
6 25 (4.42%) JIRA
7 22 (3.89%) Subversion
8 18 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 16 (2.83%) NUnit
10 14 (2.48%) FxCop
11 13 (2.30%) SpecFlow
12 12 (2.12%) StyleCop
13 10 (1.77%) MSTest
14 9 (1.59%) Jenkins
15 7 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (1.06%) Moq
17 4 (0.71%) ReSharper
18 2 (0.35%) Cucumber
18 2 (0.35%) Maven
19 1 (0.18%) Xcode
General
1 75 (13.27%) Finance
2 22 (3.89%) Marketing
3 17 (3.01%) Retail
4 16 (2.83%) Banking
5 10 (1.77%) Advertising
6 9 (1.59%) Games
7 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.88%) Back Office
8 5 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.88%) Music Industry
8 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.35%) Automotive
9 2 (0.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 468 (82.83%) Developer
2 359 (63.54%) .NET Developer
3 208 (36.81%) C# Developer
4 191 (33.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 128 (22.65%) Software Developer
6 123 (21.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 111 (19.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 110 (19.47%) .NET Software Developer
9 75 (13.27%) C# Software Developer
10 67 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 45 (7.96%) Web Developer
12 35 (6.19%) .NET Web Developer
13 34 (6.02%) Senior Developer
14 33 (5.84%) Software Engineer
15 30 (5.31%) Junior
16 28 (4.96%) Junior Developer
17 25 (4.42%) C# Software Engineer
18 24 (4.25%) Messaging Developer
19 22 (3.89%) Junior .NET Developer
20 21 (3.72%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (64.78%) ASP.NET
2 212 (37.52%) HTML
3 201 (35.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 161 (28.50%) CSS
5 135 (23.89%) .NET Framework
6 133 (23.54%) AngularJS
7 130 (23.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 128 (22.65%) jQuery
9 121 (21.42%) Web Services
10 103 (18.23%) RESTful
11 87 (15.40%) Entity Framework
11 87 (15.40%) WCF
12 84 (14.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 78 (13.81%) WPF
14 75 (13.27%) Node.js
14 75 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 67 (11.86%) XML
16 57 (10.09%) HTML5
17 48 (8.50%) KnockoutJS
18 47 (8.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
2 37 (6.55%) N-Tier
3 30 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 28 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.54%) Fintech
5 20 (3.54%) iPad
6 13 (2.30%) User Experience
7 12 (2.12%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.42%) Mobile Computing
9 8 (1.42%) PMI
10 5 (0.88%) FMCG
11 4 (0.71%) Life Science
11 4 (0.71%) Social Network
12 2 (0.35%) Driving Licence
13 1 (0.18%) Animation
13 1 (0.18%) Contactless
13 1 (0.18%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.27%) Windows
2 10 (1.77%) Windows Server
3 9 (1.59%) Linux
4 7 (1.24%) Android
5 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.88%) Unix
7 3 (0.53%) AIX
7 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (59.47%) MVC
2 247 (43.72%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (25.66%) TDD
4 85 (15.04%) OO
5 79 (13.98%) Dependency Injection
5 79 (13.98%) Web Application Development
6 78 (13.81%) Web Development
7 66 (11.68%) BDD
8 59 (10.44%) Unit Testing
9 57 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (10.09%) Scrum
10 55 (9.73%) SDLC
11 53 (9.38%) SOLID
12 40 (7.08%) Multithreading
13 37 (6.55%) Software Engineering
14 35 (6.19%) SOA
15 33 (5.84%) Kanban
16 28 (4.96%) Test Automation
17 24 (4.25%) MVVM
18 22 (3.89%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 519 (91.86%) C#
2 209 (36.99%) SQL
3 190 (33.63%) JavaScript
4 67 (11.86%) VB.NET
5 54 (9.56%) T-SQL
6 53 (9.38%) Java
7 51 (9.03%) Ruby
8 29 (5.13%) VB
9 24 (4.25%) C
9 24 (4.25%) F#
9 24 (4.25%) TypeScript
10 22 (3.89%) PHP
11 14 (2.48%) C++
12 9 (1.59%) XAML
12 9 (1.59%) XPath
12 9 (1.59%) XQuery
13 8 (1.42%) Delphi
14 7 (1.24%) VB6
15 6 (1.06%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.88%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 44 (7.79%) Degree
2 12 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.42%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.88%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.71%) ISEB
6 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MCAD
7 1 (0.18%) MCPD
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.77%) QA
2 7 (1.24%) COBIT
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Docker
3 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.35%) KVM
3 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (4.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 24 (4.25%) Kibana
1 24 (4.25%) WSUS
2 2 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.35%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 214 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 28 (4.96%) Oracle
3 16 (2.83%) Xamarin
4 11 (1.95%) Castleton
5 10 (1.77%) IBM
6 9 (1.59%) Google
7 7 (1.24%) Cognizant
8 6 (1.06%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.53%) Adobe
10 3 (0.53%) Facebook
11 2 (0.35%) SAP
11 2 (0.35%) VMware
12 1 (0.18%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.18%) Cognos
12 1 (0.18%) HP
12 1 (0.18%) Netezza
12 1 (0.18%) Sybase
12 1 (0.18%) Telerik
12 1 (0.18%) Teradata