Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 -3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 561 579 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.36% 25.89% 20.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.17% 62.26% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 523 568 620
Cheshire median annual salary £41,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.70% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,550 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £59,250 £50,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

.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 1242 930 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.64% 41.59% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1022 845 1122
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 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,450
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 20 November 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 20 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 -1 157 £42,500 +3.03% 16
Chester +3 89 £43,500 +8.75% 7
Crewe 0 75 £37,500 +2.74% 7
Wilmslow -1 49 £42,500 +10.39% 2
Knutsford -17 35 £35,000 -41.67% 1
Macclesfield -7 33 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Runcorn -1 26 £37,500 +50.00% 5
Northwich +6 11 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Nantwich +3 10 £35,000 - 3
Ellesmere Port -2 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Sandbach - 6 £37,500 -
Daresbury -4 4 £36,250 -8.23%
Congleton - 3 £47,500 - 2
Alderley Edge - 3 £46,250 - 1
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 500 (89.13%) C#
2 351 (62.57%) ASP.NET
3 327 (58.29%) SQL Server
4 321 (57.22%) MVC
5 278 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
6 216 (38.50%) SQL
7 197 (35.12%) ASP.NET MVC
8 193 (34.40%) HTML
9 191 (34.05%) JavaScript
10 186 (33.16%) Microsoft
11 167 (29.77%) CSS
12 129 (22.99%) TDD
12 129 (22.99%) AngularJS
13 126 (22.46%) .NET Framework
14 123 (21.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 110 (19.61%) jQuery
16 109 (19.43%) RESTful
17 105 (18.72%) Web Services
18 95 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 88 (15.69%) Web Application Development
19 88 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 88 (15.69%) OO
20 83 (14.80%) Node.js
21 82 (14.62%) WCF
22 81 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
23 80 (14.26%) SQL Server 2014
24 74 (13.19%) Git (software)
25 73 (13.01%) BDD
26 72 (12.83%) Ruby
26 72 (12.83%) VB.NET

.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 31 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (3.39%) Umbraco
3 17 (3.03%) CMS
4 13 (2.32%) IIS
5 10 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (1.78%) NServiceBus
6 9 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.53%) Apache
8 2 (0.36%) Confluence
8 2 (0.36%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.36%) JBoss
8 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 81 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.96%) SaaS
4 6 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.71%) GitHub
7 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) Office 365
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Serverless
8 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.25%) Wireless
2 6 (1.07%) HTTP
2 6 (1.07%) Internet
3 5 (0.89%) Intranet
4 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) DHCP
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) NAS
5 1 (0.18%) SAN
5 1 (0.18%) SMS
5 1 (0.18%) WebEx
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (58.29%) SQL Server
2 80 (14.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 54 (9.63%) NoSQL
4 37 (6.60%) MongoDB
5 34 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (3.92%) MySQL
9 20 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
10 16 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.78%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.07%) DB2
13 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.71%) DocumentDB
14 4 (0.71%) DTS
15 3 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
16 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 74 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 66 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 40 (7.13%) TeamCity
4 34 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (4.28%) Selenium
6 18 (3.21%) JIRA
7 13 (2.32%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 9 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (1.60%) Subversion
10 7 (1.25%) Grunt
10 7 (1.25%) gulp
11 5 (0.89%) FxCop
11 5 (0.89%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.89%) StyleCop
11 5 (0.89%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.71%) NUnit
12 4 (0.71%) TestNG
13 3 (0.53%) MSTest
General
1 69 (12.30%) Finance
2 25 (4.46%) Retail
3 20 (3.57%) Banking
4 18 (3.21%) Marketing
5 14 (2.50%) Games
6 11 (1.96%) Advertising
6 11 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.78%) Back Office
8 9 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.71%) Law
11 2 (0.36%) Automotive
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 451 (80.39%) Developer
2 339 (60.43%) .NET Developer
3 149 (26.56%) C# Developer
4 134 (23.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 98 (17.47%) Software Developer
6 91 (16.22%) .NET Software Developer
7 70 (12.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 60 (10.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 50 (8.91%) C# Software Developer
10 38 (6.77%) Senior Developer
11 35 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 31 (5.53%) Messaging Developer
12 31 (5.53%) Web Developer
13 28 (4.99%) Junior
13 28 (4.99%) SQL Developer
14 27 (4.81%) Junior Developer
15 20 (3.57%) Junior .NET Developer
15 20 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
16 18 (3.21%) C# VB.NET Developer
16 18 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (62.57%) ASP.NET
2 197 (35.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 193 (34.40%) HTML
4 167 (29.77%) CSS
5 129 (22.99%) AngularJS
6 126 (22.46%) .NET Framework
7 123 (21.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 110 (19.61%) jQuery
9 109 (19.43%) RESTful
10 105 (18.72%) Web Services
11 95 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 88 (15.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 83 (14.80%) Node.js
14 82 (14.62%) WCF
15 68 (12.12%) Entity Framework
16 54 (9.63%) KnockoutJS
17 53 (9.45%) HTML5
18 49 (8.73%) WPF
19 46 (8.20%) XML
20 34 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.66%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.21%) Fintech
4 18 (3.21%) N-Tier
5 15 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.78%) User Experience
7 9 (1.60%) iPad
8 6 (1.07%) Mobile Computing
8 6 (1.07%) PMI
9 5 (0.89%) FMCG
10 4 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.71%) Life Science
10 4 (0.71%) W3C
11 2 (0.36%) EPoS
11 2 (0.36%) iPhone
11 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.36%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.18%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.16%) Windows
2 11 (1.96%) Linux
3 10 (1.78%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.60%) Android
4 9 (1.60%) Unix
5 6 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.53%) AIX
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) VMS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (57.22%) MVC
2 278 (49.55%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (22.99%) TDD
4 88 (15.69%) OO
4 88 (15.69%) Web Application Development
5 73 (13.01%) BDD
6 60 (10.70%) Web Development
7 58 (10.34%) Scrum
8 46 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
8 46 (8.20%) SDLC
9 39 (6.95%) Unit Testing
10 37 (6.60%) Kanban
10 37 (6.60%) Multithreading
11 36 (6.42%) Software Engineering
12 31 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (5.17%) DevOps
13 29 (5.17%) Test Automation
14 28 (4.99%) Project Management
15 27 (4.81%) Mentoring
16 24 (4.28%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 500 (89.13%) C#
2 216 (38.50%) SQL
3 191 (34.05%) JavaScript
4 72 (12.83%) Ruby
4 72 (12.83%) VB.NET
5 71 (12.66%) T-SQL
6 42 (7.49%) Java
7 34 (6.06%) VB
8 31 (5.53%) F#
9 19 (3.39%) C
9 19 (3.39%) C++
9 19 (3.39%) VB6
10 15 (2.67%) PHP
11 14 (2.50%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.78%) XPath
13 7 (1.25%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.25%) VBScript
14 6 (1.07%) Python
14 6 (1.07%) XAML
15 4 (0.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 28 (4.99%) Degree
2 10 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.07%) ISEB
4 6 (1.07%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.89%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) MCPD
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.85%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) SLA
3 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.53%) PMO
4 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) KVM
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (5.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 31 (5.53%) Kibana
1 31 (5.53%) WSUS
2 3 (0.53%) SCCM
2 3 (0.53%) SCOM
2 3 (0.53%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.18%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 186 (33.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.21%) Google
3 14 (2.50%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.14%) Oracle
5 10 (1.78%) Twitter
6 5 (0.89%) Adobe
6 5 (0.89%) AppDynamics
6 5 (0.89%) Castleton
6 5 (0.89%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.53%) Facebook
8 2 (0.36%) Teradata
9 1 (0.18%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.18%) CA
9 1 (0.18%) Cerner
9 1 (0.18%) HP
9 1 (0.18%) McAfee
9 1 (0.18%) SAP
9 1 (0.18%) Symantec
9 1 (0.18%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.18%) VMware