Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 3 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 599 590 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.45% 26.09% 20.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 45.04% 64.06% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 542 589 557
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £28,850 £24,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 1,330 921 1,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 40.96% 40.73% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 824 1,006
Cheshire median annual salary £42,750 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.62% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,075 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +2 171 £42,500 - 27
Chester -2 100 £45,000 +38.46% 22
Crewe 0 71 £38,500 +2.67% 20
Macclesfield -2 51 £42,500 +30.77% 11
Knutsford -23 39 £55,000 -6.38% 8
Wilmslow -4 31 £43,750 +9.38% 11
Nantwich +5 15 £35,000 - 2
Runcorn +1 13 £39,000 +20.00% 4
Alderley Edge -3 12 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Congleton - 10 £35,000 - 3
Sandbach - 8 £37,500 -
Northwich -2 7 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Daresbury -4 4 £36,250 -8.23%
Ellesmere Port -3 2 £38,000 +16.92% 1
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 526 (87.81%) C#
2 356 (59.43%) ASP.NET
3 340 (56.76%) SQL Server
4 328 (54.76%) MVC
5 313 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
6 228 (38.06%) SQL
7 200 (33.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 187 (31.22%) JavaScript
9 165 (27.55%) HTML
10 160 (26.71%) Microsoft
11 159 (26.54%) CSS
12 152 (25.38%) TDD
13 151 (25.21%) .NET Framework
14 149 (24.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 124 (20.70%) AngularJS
16 121 (20.20%) RESTful
17 109 (18.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 108 (18.03%) Node.js
19 107 (17.86%) Web Application Development
20 105 (17.53%) Git (software)
21 98 (16.36%) WCF
21 98 (16.36%) BDD
21 98 (16.36%) OO
22 94 (15.69%) jQuery
23 89 (14.86%) Ruby
23 89 (14.86%) Web Services
23 89 (14.86%) Finance
24 84 (14.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 80 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
26 78 (13.02%) SQL Server 2014

.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 32 (5.34%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (4.01%) CMS
2 24 (4.01%) Umbraco
3 14 (2.34%) IIS
3 14 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.17%) NServiceBus
5 6 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.33%) Apache
8 2 (0.33%) Confluence
8 2 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.33%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.00%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.67%) Magento
4 2 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 80 (13.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (1.34%) Office 365
3 8 (1.34%) SaaS
4 3 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (0.50%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.50%) Serverless
5 2 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.00%) Internet
2 9 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.83%) HTTP
3 5 (0.83%) Intranet
4 3 (0.50%) VLAN
4 3 (0.50%) VPN
5 2 (0.33%) DHCP
5 2 (0.33%) DNS
5 2 (0.33%) LAN
5 2 (0.33%) WAN
5 2 (0.33%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 78 (13.02%) SQL Server 2014
3 70 (11.69%) NoSQL
4 46 (7.68%) MongoDB
5 34 (5.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 34 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (4.67%) MySQL
8 19 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.34%) MariaDB
10 8 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.00%) DTS
12 6 (1.00%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.67%) RavenDB
15 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 105 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.84%) TeamCity
3 32 (5.34%) Visual Studio
4 30 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (4.01%) JIRA
6 19 (3.17%) Selenium
7 17 (2.84%) Jenkins
8 13 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.34%) Subversion
10 7 (1.17%) Grunt
10 7 (1.17%) gulp
10 7 (1.17%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.67%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.67%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.67%) TestNG
12 3 (0.50%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.50%) Protractor
12 3 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (14.86%) Finance
2 32 (5.34%) Banking
3 30 (5.01%) Advertising
4 23 (3.84%) Retail
5 22 (3.67%) Games
6 18 (3.01%) Marketing
7 16 (2.67%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.00%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.84%) Back Office
9 11 (1.84%) Law
9 11 (1.84%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.17%) Legal
10 7 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.67%) Publishing
13 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 461 (76.96%) Developer
2 342 (57.10%) .NET Developer
3 139 (23.21%) C# Developer
4 115 (19.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (15.86%) Software Developer
6 92 (15.36%) .NET Software Developer
7 56 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 47 (7.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 47 (7.85%) C# Software Developer
9 41 (6.84%) Senior Developer
10 32 (5.34%) Messaging Developer
11 31 (5.18%) Web Developer
12 25 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 24 (4.01%) Junior
14 23 (3.84%) SQL Developer
15 22 (3.67%) Junior Developer
15 22 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
15 22 (3.67%) Software Engineer
16 17 (2.84%) C# VB.NET Developer
16 17 (2.84%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 356 (59.43%) ASP.NET
2 200 (33.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 165 (27.55%) HTML
4 159 (26.54%) CSS
5 151 (25.21%) .NET Framework
6 149 (24.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 124 (20.70%) AngularJS
8 121 (20.20%) RESTful
9 109 (18.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 108 (18.03%) Node.js
11 98 (16.36%) WCF
12 94 (15.69%) jQuery
13 89 (14.86%) Web Services
14 84 (14.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 75 (12.52%) Entity Framework
16 55 (9.18%) KnockoutJS
17 45 (7.51%) HTML5
17 45 (7.51%) WPF
18 32 (5.34%) MSMQ
18 32 (5.34%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.35%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (3.17%) Fintech
3 18 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.34%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 12 (2.00%) User Experience
7 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.17%) W3C
9 6 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.67%) PMI
11 3 (0.50%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.33%) Clustering
12 2 (0.33%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.33%) EPoS
12 2 (0.33%) iPhone
12 2 (0.33%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.17%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 48 (8.01%) Windows
2 14 (2.34%) Unix
3 12 (2.00%) Android
4 10 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.17%) Linux
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (54.76%) MVC
2 313 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (25.38%) TDD
4 107 (17.86%) Web Application Development
5 98 (16.36%) BDD
5 98 (16.36%) OO
6 64 (10.68%) Scrum
6 64 (10.68%) Web Development
7 51 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 41 (6.84%) SDLC
9 39 (6.51%) Kanban
10 37 (6.18%) DevOps
10 37 (6.18%) Multithreading
11 36 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (6.01%) Unit Testing
12 34 (5.68%) Dependency Injection
13 32 (5.34%) Mentoring
14 28 (4.67%) Microservices
15 27 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 526 (87.81%) C#
2 228 (38.06%) SQL
3 187 (31.22%) JavaScript
4 89 (14.86%) Ruby
5 76 (12.69%) T-SQL
6 70 (11.69%) VB.NET
7 54 (9.02%) Java
8 32 (5.34%) F#
8 32 (5.34%) VB
9 22 (3.67%) PHP
10 20 (3.34%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.67%) Python
12 15 (2.50%) C
12 15 (2.50%) VB6
13 14 (2.34%) C++
13 14 (2.34%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.50%) XPath
15 8 (1.34%) VBScript
16 6 (1.00%) Embedded C
16 6 (1.00%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 31 (5.18%) Degree
2 10 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.83%) ISEB
4 5 (0.83%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.50%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.50%) MCPD
6 3 (0.50%) MCSD
7 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.51%) QA
2 8 (1.34%) SLA
3 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (5.51%) WSUS
2 32 (5.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 32 (5.34%) Kibana
3 5 (0.83%) SCCM
3 5 (0.83%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.67%) Puppet
5 3 (0.50%) SCOM
6 2 (0.33%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.17%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 160 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.67%) Google
3 19 (3.17%) Oracle
4 16 (2.67%) Twitter
5 14 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 12 (2.00%) Facebook
7 6 (1.00%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.00%) Capita
7 6 (1.00%) Teradata
8 5 (0.83%) DevExpress
8 5 (0.83%) HP
9 3 (0.50%) Adobe
9 3 (0.50%) Castleton
10 2 (0.33%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.33%) CA
10 2 (0.33%) IBM
10 2 (0.33%) SOASTA, Inc
10 2 (0.33%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.33%) VMware
11 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com