Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 390 599 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.23% 18.45% 26.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 50.06% 45.07% 64.06%
Number of salaries quoted 353 542 589
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,850 £24,400
90th Percentile £64,548 £60,000 £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 779 1,329 921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 36.42% 40.93% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 616 1,053 824
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,050 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -4 134 £44,000 +3.53% 27
Wilmslow +3 61 £45,000 +2.86% 8
Chester +3 61 £37,000 -17.78% 24
Nantwich 0 32 £31,500 -10.00% 3
Knutsford +5 20 £35,000 -36.36% 3
Crewe -6 17 £50,000 +29.87% 6
Macclesfield -2 12 £37,500 -11.76% 11
Northwich -1 7 £42,500 +30.77% 2
Ellesmere Port +2 5 £36,500 -3.95% 1
Congleton +1 4 £51,250 +46.43% 2
Runcorn -9 3 £37,000 -5.13% 2
Frodsham - 2 £31,500 -
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 332 (85.13%) C#
2 255 (65.38%) SQL Server
3 235 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 179 (45.90%) MVC
6 169 (43.33%) Microsoft
7 167 (42.82%) AngularJS
8 151 (38.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 149 (38.21%) JavaScript
10 137 (35.13%) SQL
11 126 (32.31%) HTML
12 109 (27.95%) Scrum
13 104 (26.67%) TDD
14 100 (25.64%) CSS
15 91 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 77 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
17 76 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
18 72 (18.46%) .NET Framework
19 67 (17.18%) OO
20 64 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
21 60 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
22 58 (14.87%) Web Application Development
23 57 (14.62%) Team Foundation Server
23 57 (14.62%) Visual Studio
23 57 (14.62%) WCF
24 56 (14.36%) HTML5
25 51 (13.08%) Web Services
26 48 (12.31%) Advertising
26 48 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
27 47 (12.05%) RESTful

.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 9 (2.31%) Confluence
1 9 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.28%) NServiceBus
3 4 (1.03%) IIS
4 3 (0.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.51%) Apache
5 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.51%) CMS
5 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.51%) JBoss
5 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 64 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (2.31%) SaaS
5 4 (1.03%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.51%) PaaS
6 2 (0.51%) Serverless
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Dialogflow
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) Google Play
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) NuGet
7 1 (0.26%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.64%) Internet
2 19 (4.87%) Hyperconnected
3 2 (0.51%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.51%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 45 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 29 (7.44%) NoSQL
4 27 (6.92%) MongoDB
5 25 (6.41%) RavenDB
6 12 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.56%) MySQL
7 10 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.03%) Power BI
11 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 57 (14.62%) Team Foundation Server
1 57 (14.62%) Visual Studio
2 36 (9.23%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.85%) Selenium
4 14 (3.59%) JIRA
4 14 (3.59%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.54%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.28%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.28%) NUnit
7 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.51%) Moq
8 2 (0.51%) MSTest
8 2 (0.51%) Protractor
8 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (12.31%) Advertising
2 44 (11.28%) Finance
3 17 (4.36%) Games
4 10 (2.56%) Retail
5 5 (1.28%) Banking
6 3 (0.77%) Back Office
6 3 (0.77%) Legal
6 3 (0.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.51%) Electronics
7 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 319 (81.79%) Developer
2 220 (56.41%) .NET Developer
3 109 (27.95%) C# Developer
4 91 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 57 (14.62%) Senior Developer
7 37 (9.49%) .NET Software Developer
8 33 (8.46%) ASP.NET Developer
8 33 (8.46%) C# Software Developer
9 28 (7.18%) Senior Software Developer
10 26 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
11 25 (6.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (5.64%) Lead Developer
12 22 (5.64%) SQL Developer
13 19 (4.87%) Internet Developer
14 18 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (4.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 15 (3.85%) Analyst
16 15 (3.85%) Development Manager
16 15 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 167 (42.82%) AngularJS
3 151 (38.72%) ASP.NET MVC
4 126 (32.31%) HTML
5 100 (25.64%) CSS
6 91 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 72 (18.46%) .NET Framework
8 57 (14.62%) WCF
9 56 (14.36%) HTML5
10 51 (13.08%) Web Services
11 47 (12.05%) RESTful
12 45 (11.54%) SOAP
13 41 (10.51%) .NET Core
14 37 (9.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 33 (8.46%) REST
16 31 (7.95%) jQuery
17 30 (7.69%) CSS3
18 29 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 27 (6.92%) WinForms
19 27 (6.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (12.31%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (5.64%) PMI
4 14 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.31%) Fintech
7 8 (2.05%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.54%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.54%) NHS
8 6 (1.54%) User Experience
9 5 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.77%) EPoS
10 3 (0.77%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.77%) PKI
11 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.51%) Verilog
12 1 (0.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.97%) Windows
2 6 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.54%) Linux
3 5 (1.28%) Android
4 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (60.26%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (45.90%) MVC
3 109 (27.95%) Scrum
4 104 (26.67%) TDD
5 77 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
6 76 (19.49%) Continuous Integration
7 67 (17.18%) OO
8 58 (14.87%) Web Application Development
9 46 (11.79%) SDLC
10 35 (8.97%) Software Engineering
11 34 (8.72%) Kanban
12 33 (8.46%) Decision-Making
13 31 (7.95%) Web Development
14 27 (6.92%) Test Automation
15 26 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
15 26 (6.67%) Unit Testing
16 24 (6.15%) BDD
17 23 (5.90%) Microservices
17 23 (5.90%) MVVM
18 22 (5.64%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 332 (85.13%) C#
2 149 (38.21%) JavaScript
3 137 (35.13%) SQL
4 35 (8.97%) T-SQL
5 32 (8.21%) Java
6 22 (5.64%) VB.NET
7 20 (5.13%) TypeScript
8 17 (4.36%) C++
9 14 (3.59%) VB
10 8 (2.05%) Ruby
11 7 (1.79%) C
11 7 (1.79%) PHP
12 4 (1.03%) VBA
13 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.77%) Scala
13 3 (0.77%) VB6
14 2 (0.51%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.51%) Python
15 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (5.64%) PMI Certification
2 10 (2.56%) Degree
3 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.51%) CEH
5 2 (0.51%) CISA
5 2 (0.51%) CISM
5 2 (0.51%) CISSP
5 2 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.18%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) Ansible
2 2 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.26%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.26%) Kibana
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 169 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.15%) Facebook
3 14 (3.59%) Oracle
4 8 (2.05%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.28%) Google
6 4 (1.03%) Nintex
7 3 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.51%) Casewise
8 2 (0.51%) Ping Identity
8 2 (0.51%) SAP
9 1 (0.26%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.26%) CA
9 1 (0.26%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.26%) HP
9 1 (0.26%) New Relic
9 1 (0.26%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.26%) Software AG
9 1 (0.26%) Telerik
9 1 (0.26%) Unisys
9 1 (0.26%) webMethods