Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing .NET 474 554 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.43% 18.24% 25.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 53.92% 45.08% 62.30%
Number of salaries quoted 429 516 578
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +12.33% -8.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,250 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 879 1,229 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.18% 40.45% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 719 1,014 861
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £28,400 £28,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +1 160 £47,500 +11.76% 21
Wilmslow -1 72 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Chester -1 65 £45,000 +3.45% 21
Knutsford +24 40 £50,000 +42.86% 6
Nantwich +2 38 £33,500 -4.29% 2
Crewe -5 28 £40,000 +6.67% 5
Macclesfield +3 15 £40,000 - 3
Northwich -7 7 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Ellesmere Port 0 5 £36,500 -18.89% 1
Frodsham - 4 £27,000 - 1
Congleton +1 2 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Runcorn -10 2 £36,000 -4.00% 11
Sandbach +7 1 £37,500 -
Winsford - 1 £36,500 -
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 395 (83.33%) C#
2 292 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (60.34%) SQL Server
4 233 (49.16%) ASP.NET
5 210 (44.30%) MVC
6 186 (39.24%) AngularJS
7 184 (38.82%) Microsoft
8 172 (36.29%) JavaScript
9 158 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 157 (33.12%) SQL
11 146 (30.80%) Scrum
12 142 (29.96%) HTML
13 129 (27.22%) TDD
14 116 (24.47%) CSS
14 116 (24.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 104 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
16 91 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
16 91 (19.20%) OO
17 79 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 77 (16.24%) .NET Framework
19 69 (14.56%) Web Application Development
20 67 (14.14%) Finance
21 66 (13.92%) WCF
22 62 (13.08%) Enterprise Software
23 61 (12.87%) Web Services
24 59 (12.45%) Java
25 58 (12.24%) Visual Studio
25 58 (12.24%) HTML5
26 57 (12.03%) .NET Core
26 57 (12.03%) Greenfield Project

.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 7 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.27%) IIS
2 6 (1.27%) Umbraco
3 5 (1.05%) Confluence
3 5 (1.05%) NServiceBus
4 4 (0.84%) CMS
5 3 (0.63%) OpenEdge
5 3 (0.63%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.42%) Apache
6 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.42%) JBoss
6 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (2.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.42%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 79 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.95%) SaaS
4 10 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.05%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.42%) GitHub
6 2 (0.42%) NuGet
6 2 (0.42%) Office 365
6 2 (0.42%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.21%) Google Play
7 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.27%) Internet
2 24 (5.06%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (1.27%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.63%) Intranet
4 3 (0.63%) X.509
5 2 (0.42%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (60.34%) SQL Server
2 55 (11.60%) SQL Server 2016
3 34 (7.17%) MongoDB
4 31 (6.54%) NoSQL
5 30 (6.33%) RavenDB
6 16 (3.38%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.27%) MySQL
11 5 (1.05%) Big Data
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.84%) Power BI
13 3 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 58 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 55 (11.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (10.55%) Git (software)
4 18 (3.80%) Selenium
5 14 (2.95%) JIRA
6 13 (2.74%) Jenkins
7 12 (2.53%) SoapUI
8 10 (2.11%) NUnit
9 6 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.27%) Rational Rose
10 5 (1.05%) Subversion
11 4 (0.84%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.84%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.84%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.63%) FxCop
12 3 (0.63%) Moq
12 3 (0.63%) MSTest
12 3 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 67 (14.14%) Finance
2 51 (10.76%) Advertising
3 20 (4.22%) Games
4 13 (2.74%) Banking
5 12 (2.53%) Retail
6 7 (1.48%) Legal
7 4 (0.84%) Marketing
8 3 (0.63%) Back Office
8 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 355 (74.89%) Developer
2 238 (50.21%) .NET Developer
3 119 (25.11%) C# Developer
4 95 (20.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 71 (14.98%) Software Developer
6 56 (11.81%) Senior Developer
7 44 (9.28%) .NET Software Developer
8 43 (9.07%) C# Software Developer
9 33 (6.96%) Senior Software Developer
10 32 (6.75%) ASP.NET Developer
11 31 (6.54%) Senior .NET Developer
12 26 (5.49%) Senior C# Developer
13 24 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 24 (5.06%) Internet Developer
13 24 (5.06%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 23 (4.85%) Software Engineer
14 23 (4.85%) SQL Developer
15 22 (4.64%) Development Manager
16 20 (4.22%) Lead Developer
17 19 (4.01%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (49.16%) ASP.NET
2 186 (39.24%) AngularJS
3 158 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 142 (29.96%) HTML
5 116 (24.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 116 (24.47%) CSS
6 77 (16.24%) .NET Framework
7 66 (13.92%) WCF
8 61 (12.87%) Web Services
9 58 (12.24%) HTML5
10 57 (12.03%) .NET Core
11 49 (10.34%) RESTful
12 48 (10.13%) jQuery
12 48 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 46 (9.70%) SOAP
14 39 (8.23%) CSS3
15 38 (8.02%) WPF
16 36 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 36 (7.59%) WinForms
17 34 (7.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (13.08%) Enterprise Software
2 57 (12.03%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (4.43%) PMI
4 20 (4.22%) N-Tier
5 16 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.74%) Fintech
8 11 (2.32%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.32%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.27%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.27%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.27%) NHS
10 5 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.05%) PKI
11 4 (0.84%) User Experience
12 3 (0.63%) EPoS
13 2 (0.42%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Cloud
14 1 (0.21%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.02%) Windows
2 10 (2.11%) Linux
3 7 (1.48%) Android
3 7 (1.48%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.84%) Unix
5 3 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (44.30%) MVC
3 146 (30.80%) Scrum
4 129 (27.22%) TDD
5 104 (21.94%) Continuous Integration
6 91 (19.20%) OO
6 91 (19.20%) Problem-Solving
7 69 (14.56%) Web Application Development
8 51 (10.76%) SDLC
9 50 (10.55%) Software Engineering
10 47 (9.92%) Unit Testing
11 42 (8.86%) Kanban
12 38 (8.02%) Decision-Making
13 36 (7.59%) Web Development
14 35 (7.38%) Dependency Injection
14 35 (7.38%) DevOps
14 35 (7.38%) Microservices
15 32 (6.75%) OOP
15 32 (6.75%) Test Automation
16 29 (6.12%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 395 (83.33%) C#
2 172 (36.29%) JavaScript
3 157 (33.12%) SQL
4 59 (12.45%) Java
5 32 (6.75%) T-SQL
6 31 (6.54%) VB.NET
7 26 (5.49%) C++
8 19 (4.01%) PHP
9 17 (3.59%) TypeScript
9 17 (3.59%) VB
10 9 (1.90%) Python
11 8 (1.69%) Ruby
12 5 (1.05%) VB6
13 4 (0.84%) Scala
14 3 (0.63%) C
14 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.42%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.42%) Progress 4GL
15 2 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (4.43%) PMI Certification
2 13 (2.74%) Degree
3 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.42%) CEH
6 2 (0.42%) CISA
6 2 (0.42%) CISM
6 2 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) MCSE
7 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.70%) QA
2 8 (1.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (2.32%) Ansible
2 2 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.21%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) Kibana
3 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 184 (38.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.49%) Facebook
3 20 (4.22%) Oracle
4 15 (3.16%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.48%) Google
6 6 (1.27%) Casewise
7 3 (0.63%) Twitter
8 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.42%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.42%) HP
8 2 (0.42%) Ping Identity
8 2 (0.42%) Progress
8 2 (0.42%) SAP
8 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.21%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.21%) Apple
9 1 (0.21%) CA
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco
9 1 (0.21%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.21%) Unisys