Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 548 563 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.23% 25.51% 20.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.57% 62.56% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 509 549 610
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £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 1152 900 1280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.44% 40.78% 38.86%
Number of salaries quoted 956 822 1100
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £56,250
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -3 157 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Crewe 0 79 £38,000 +6.29% 3
Chester +5 70 £40,000 +3.23% 7
Wilmslow -1 61 £42,500 +10.39% 2
Macclesfield -7 35 £40,000 +23.08% 3
Runcorn -3 30 £32,500 +23.81% 1
Knutsford -30 28 £35,000 -41.67%
Ellesmere Port -2 15 £45,000 +38.46%
Northwich +6 12 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Nantwich +2 7 £35,000 +11.11%
Daresbury -4 4 £36,250 -8.23%
Sandbach - 4 - -
Alderley Edge - 3 £46,250 - 1
Winsford +1 1 £40,000 +6.67%
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 498 (90.88%) C#
2 354 (64.60%) ASP.NET
3 340 (62.04%) SQL Server
4 332 (60.58%) MVC
5 263 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
6 209 (38.14%) SQL
7 203 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 200 (36.50%) Microsoft
9 199 (36.31%) HTML
10 190 (34.67%) JavaScript
11 164 (29.93%) CSS
12 136 (24.82%) AngularJS
12 136 (24.82%) .NET Framework
13 131 (23.91%) TDD
14 129 (23.54%) ASP.NET Web API
15 127 (23.18%) jQuery
16 122 (22.26%) Web Services
17 103 (18.80%) RESTful
18 88 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 83 (15.15%) VB.NET
19 83 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 82 (14.96%) OO
21 81 (14.78%) WCF
21 81 (14.78%) Web Application Development
22 78 (14.23%) SQL Server 2014
23 77 (14.05%) Visual Studio
24 76 (13.87%) Entity Framework
25 75 (13.69%) Node.js
25 75 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
26 71 (12.96%) Windows

.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 27 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (2.55%) NServiceBus
3 11 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (2.01%) CMS
3 11 (2.01%) IIS
4 9 (1.64%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.55%) 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%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Fireworks
1 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 75 (13.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.28%) SaaS
3 12 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.28%) npm
5 5 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 5 (0.91%) GitHub
6 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.73%) Trello
7 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.36%) Office 365
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.64%) HTTP
1 9 (1.64%) Internet
1 9 (1.64%) Wireless
2 5 (0.91%) Intranet
3 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) DHCP
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) FTP
4 1 (0.18%) NAS
4 1 (0.18%) SAN
4 1 (0.18%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (62.04%) SQL Server
2 78 (14.23%) SQL Server 2014
3 46 (8.39%) NoSQL
4 36 (6.57%) MongoDB
5 35 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (6.20%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (5.11%) MySQL
8 25 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (3.47%) SQL Server 2016
10 11 (2.01%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.09%) DB2
13 5 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.73%) DocumentDB
14 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.55%) RavenDB
16 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 77 (14.05%) Visual Studio
2 63 (11.50%) Git (software)
3 39 (7.12%) TeamCity
4 29 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (4.93%) JIRA
5 27 (4.93%) Selenium
6 18 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (2.92%) Subversion
8 15 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.64%) FxCop
10 9 (1.64%) SpecFlow
11 8 (1.46%) StyleCop
12 7 (1.28%) NUnit
13 6 (1.09%) MSTest
14 4 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.73%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.73%) Grunt
14 4 (0.73%) TestNG
14 4 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (12.41%) Finance
2 29 (5.29%) Retail
3 20 (3.65%) Marketing
4 12 (2.19%) Banking
4 12 (2.19%) Retail Banking
5 11 (2.01%) Games
6 10 (1.82%) Back Office
6 10 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.64%) Advertising
7 9 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.55%) Law
9 3 (0.55%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 459 (83.76%) Developer
2 350 (63.87%) .NET Developer
3 180 (32.85%) C# Developer
4 168 (30.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 112 (20.44%) Software Developer
6 103 (18.80%) .NET Software Developer
7 91 (16.61%) ASP.NET Developer
8 82 (14.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 63 (11.50%) C# Software Developer
10 57 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 41 (7.48%) Senior Developer
12 38 (6.93%) Web Developer
13 27 (4.93%) Junior
13 27 (4.93%) Messaging Developer
14 25 (4.56%) Junior Developer
15 24 (4.38%) SQL Developer
15 24 (4.38%) VB.NET Developer
16 22 (4.01%) .NET Web Developer
16 22 (4.01%) C# VB.NET Developer
17 21 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (64.60%) ASP.NET
2 203 (37.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 199 (36.31%) HTML
4 164 (29.93%) CSS
5 136 (24.82%) .NET Framework
5 136 (24.82%) AngularJS
6 129 (23.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 127 (23.18%) jQuery
8 122 (22.26%) Web Services
9 103 (18.80%) RESTful
10 88 (16.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 83 (15.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 81 (14.78%) WCF
13 76 (13.87%) Entity Framework
14 75 (13.69%) Node.js
15 62 (11.31%) HTML5
15 62 (11.31%) WPF
16 57 (10.40%) XML
17 49 (8.94%) KnockoutJS
18 41 (7.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.76%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.56%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.20%) N-Tier
4 19 (3.47%) Fintech
5 16 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.37%) User Experience
7 11 (2.01%) iPad
8 9 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
9 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.91%) FMCG
10 5 (0.91%) PMI
11 4 (0.73%) Life Science
12 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.55%) Social Network
13 2 (0.36%) EPoS
13 2 (0.36%) iPhone
13 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.18%) Animation
14 1 (0.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.96%) Windows
2 13 (2.37%) Android
3 10 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 10 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.64%) Linux
5 8 (1.46%) Unix
6 3 (0.55%) AIX
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) VMS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (60.58%) MVC
2 263 (47.99%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (23.91%) TDD
4 82 (14.96%) OO
5 81 (14.78%) Web Application Development
6 69 (12.59%) Web Development
7 66 (12.04%) BDD
8 56 (10.22%) Dependency Injection
9 55 (10.04%) Scrum
10 49 (8.94%) Unit Testing
11 45 (8.21%) SDLC
12 39 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (6.75%) Kanban
13 37 (6.75%) SOLID
14 36 (6.57%) Multithreading
15 32 (5.84%) Test Automation
16 29 (5.29%) Project Management
16 29 (5.29%) Software Engineering
17 27 (4.93%) Mentoring
18 20 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 498 (90.88%) C#
2 209 (38.14%) SQL
3 190 (34.67%) JavaScript
4 83 (15.15%) VB.NET
5 63 (11.50%) T-SQL
6 59 (10.77%) Ruby
7 46 (8.39%) Java
8 38 (6.93%) VB
9 27 (4.93%) F#
10 21 (3.83%) PHP
11 20 (3.65%) C
12 19 (3.47%) TypeScript
12 19 (3.47%) VB6
13 17 (3.10%) C++
14 11 (2.01%) XPath
15 7 (1.28%) XAML
16 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.91%) XQuery
17 4 (0.73%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 4 (0.73%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (5.84%) Degree
2 11 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.28%) ISEB
4 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.73%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
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 14 (2.55%) QA
2 4 (0.73%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.36%) Docker
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.18%) KVM
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (4.93%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 27 (4.93%) Kibana
1 27 (4.93%) WSUS
2 3 (0.55%) SCCM
2 3 (0.55%) SCOM
2 3 (0.55%) 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
1 200 (36.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.74%) Oracle
3 14 (2.55%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.28%) Castleton
4 7 (1.28%) Google
5 5 (0.91%) Adobe
5 5 (0.91%) AppDynamics
5 5 (0.91%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.55%) Facebook
7 2 (0.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.18%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.18%) CA
8 1 (0.18%) Cerner
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos
8 1 (0.18%) HP
8 1 (0.18%) IBM
8 1 (0.18%) McAfee
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.18%) Symantec
8 1 (0.18%) TIBCO