Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 628 606 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.79% 24.12% 20.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.96% 57.12% 54.51%
Number of salaries quoted 553 568 433
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 £26,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,725 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,257 1,061 853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 39.62% 42.24% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 979 890 744
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 £26,975 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £54,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

.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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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
Warrington -2 139 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Crewe -2 80 £38,000 -10.59% 12
Macclesfield +1 76 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Wilmslow -2 70 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Knutsford +4 64 £51,000 +45.71% 2
Chester -1 59 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Nantwich +5 35 £30,000 -25.00% 4
Runcorn 0 13 £38,000 +16.92% 5
Alderley Edge - 10 £37,500 - 4
Congleton 0 9 £35,000 +3.70%
Northwich -8 7 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Sandbach +3 6 £37,500 -
Winsford +2 2 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Ellesmere Port +1 2 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Frodsham - 2 £25,500 - 1
Middlewich - 1 £37,500 -
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 549 (87.42%) C#
2 376 (59.87%) SQL Server
3 368 (58.60%) ASP.NET
4 362 (57.64%) MVC
5 326 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
6 231 (36.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 221 (35.19%) JavaScript
8 203 (32.32%) SQL
9 190 (30.25%) HTML
10 187 (29.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 173 (27.55%) CSS
12 169 (26.91%) AngularJS
13 164 (26.11%) Microsoft
14 152 (24.20%) Git (software)
15 150 (23.89%) TDD
16 148 (23.57%) .NET Framework
17 129 (20.54%) Scrum
18 124 (19.75%) Finance
19 122 (19.43%) RESTful
20 116 (18.47%) WCF
21 99 (15.76%) Web Application Development
22 98 (15.61%) jQuery
22 98 (15.61%) Web Services
22 98 (15.61%) Java
23 97 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
24 94 (14.97%) Software Engineering
25 93 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 89 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
27 82 (13.06%) OO
28 76 (12.10%) Unit Testing

.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 20 (3.18%) NServiceBus
2 15 (2.39%) Umbraco
3 14 (2.23%) CMS
3 14 (2.23%) Sitefinity
4 10 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.43%) IIS
6 8 (1.27%) OpenEdge
6 8 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.80%) JBoss
9 3 (0.48%) Apache
9 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.32%) Confluence
10 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (0.96%) Chatbot
1 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.32%) Fireworks
2 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 76 (12.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.39%) SaaS
4 8 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (0.96%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.80%) Office 365
7 3 (0.48%) GitHub
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.32%) npm
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.16%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.18%) Internet
2 11 (1.75%) Hyperconnected
3 9 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.27%) HTTP
5 6 (0.96%) X.509
6 2 (0.32%) DHCP
6 2 (0.32%) DNS
6 2 (0.32%) FTP
6 2 (0.32%) LAN
6 2 (0.32%) SSH
6 2 (0.32%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.32%) VLAN
6 2 (0.32%) VPN
6 2 (0.32%) WAN
7 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
7 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 376 (59.87%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 64 (10.19%) NoSQL
4 37 (5.89%) MongoDB
5 35 (5.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 27 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 23 (3.66%) MySQL
8 19 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (2.87%) RavenDB
10 17 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.96%) Power BI
16 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.64%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.48%) Big Data
17 3 (0.48%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 152 (24.20%) Git (software)
2 55 (8.76%) Jenkins
3 52 (8.28%) JIRA
4 48 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 39 (6.21%) Visual Studio
6 37 (5.89%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (4.14%) MSBuild
8 23 (3.66%) Selenium
9 20 (3.18%) TeamCity
10 18 (2.87%) NUnit
11 13 (2.07%) Subversion
12 12 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (1.43%) Bitbucket
13 9 (1.43%) Maven
14 8 (1.27%) FxCop
14 8 (1.27%) SoapUI
15 7 (1.11%) Moq
15 7 (1.11%) SpecFlow
15 7 (1.11%) StyleCop
15 7 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 124 (19.75%) Finance
2 40 (6.37%) Advertising
3 38 (6.05%) Banking
4 35 (5.57%) Retail
5 26 (4.14%) Games
5 26 (4.14%) Retail Banking
6 23 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.87%) Marketing
8 9 (1.43%) Legal
9 6 (0.96%) Law
10 4 (0.64%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 460 (73.25%) Developer
2 320 (50.96%) .NET Developer
3 161 (25.64%) C# Developer
4 125 (19.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 70 (11.15%) Software Developer
6 60 (9.55%) Software Engineer
7 58 (9.24%) Senior Developer
8 54 (8.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 50 (7.96%) .NET Software Developer
9 50 (7.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 42 (6.69%) Senior .NET Developer
11 40 (6.37%) .NET Software Engineer
12 37 (5.89%) C# Software Developer
13 34 (5.41%) Junior
14 33 (5.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 29 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
15 29 (4.62%) SQL Developer
16 28 (4.46%) Full Stack Developer
16 28 (4.46%) Junior Developer
17 26 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (58.60%) ASP.NET
2 231 (36.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 190 (30.25%) HTML
4 187 (29.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 173 (27.55%) CSS
6 169 (26.91%) AngularJS
7 148 (23.57%) .NET Framework
8 122 (19.43%) RESTful
9 116 (18.47%) WCF
10 98 (15.61%) jQuery
10 98 (15.61%) Web Services
11 93 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 89 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 68 (10.83%) Node.js
14 59 (9.39%) Entity Framework
15 52 (8.28%) HTML5
16 51 (8.12%) .NET Core
16 51 (8.12%) KnockoutJS
17 42 (6.69%) XML
18 40 (6.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.92%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (7.01%) Enterprise Software
3 39 (6.21%) Management Information System
4 35 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.66%) Fintech
6 21 (3.34%) N-Tier
6 21 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (3.18%) Client/Server
8 18 (2.87%) Mobile App
9 13 (2.07%) User Experience
10 11 (1.75%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.59%) PMI
12 8 (1.27%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.11%) PKI
14 5 (0.80%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Cloud
16 3 (0.48%) W3C
17 2 (0.32%) Clustering
17 2 (0.32%) Data Structures
17 2 (0.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.28%) Windows
2 18 (2.87%) Linux
3 14 (2.23%) Unix
4 4 (0.64%) Android
5 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.48%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.16%) AIX
6 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (57.64%) MVC
2 326 (51.91%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (23.89%) TDD
4 129 (20.54%) Scrum
5 99 (15.76%) Web Application Development
6 97 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
7 94 (14.97%) Software Engineering
8 82 (13.06%) OO
9 76 (12.10%) Unit Testing
10 69 (10.99%) BDD
11 61 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
12 52 (8.28%) DevOps
12 52 (8.28%) SOLID
13 50 (7.96%) SDLC
14 44 (7.01%) Dependency Injection
15 43 (6.85%) OOP
15 43 (6.85%) Test Automation
16 42 (6.69%) Web Development
17 41 (6.53%) Information Security
18 39 (6.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 549 (87.42%) C#
2 221 (35.19%) JavaScript
3 203 (32.32%) SQL
4 98 (15.61%) Java
5 69 (10.99%) T-SQL
6 55 (8.76%) Ruby
7 54 (8.60%) VB.NET
8 32 (5.10%) PHP
9 31 (4.94%) VB
10 19 (3.03%) C++
10 19 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.03%) Python
11 16 (2.55%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.39%) VB6
13 13 (2.07%) PHP 5
14 10 (1.59%) F#
15 7 (1.11%) C
15 7 (1.11%) Progress 4GL
16 6 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (8.44%) Degree
2 19 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.75%) CISSP
4 10 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.43%) CSSLP
6 5 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.32%) MCPD
7 2 (0.32%) MCSD
8 1 (0.16%) CEH
8 1 (0.16%) CISA
8 1 (0.16%) CISM
8 1 (0.16%) CSQA
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.39%) QA
2 5 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) PMO
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (2.71%) Docker
2 6 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (2.23%) Ansible
2 12 (1.91%) WSUS
3 10 (1.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 10 (1.59%) Kibana
4 8 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.48%) CA Wily
7 3 (0.48%) Puppet
8 2 (0.32%) SCCM
8 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.32%) Terraform
9 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 164 (26.11%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.05%) Xamarin
3 23 (3.66%) Oracle
4 18 (2.87%) Facebook
5 13 (2.07%) Twitter
6 11 (1.75%) Capita
6 11 (1.75%) Google
7 8 (1.27%) HP
8 7 (1.11%) Progress
9 4 (0.64%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.64%) IBM
9 4 (0.64%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.64%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.48%) CA
10 3 (0.48%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.48%) New Relic
10 3 (0.48%) SOASTA, Inc
11 2 (0.32%) Casewise
11 2 (0.32%) Citrix
11 2 (0.32%) Cognizant