Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing .NET 529 553 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.12% 19.34% 25.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 55.68% 48.25% 61.65%
Number of salaries quoted 469 513 517
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

.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 950 1,146 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 34.33% 40.08% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 774 948 790
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,675 £22,725
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £53,750
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +1 154 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Wilmslow -2 71 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Chester +2 61 £45,000 +14.65% 18
Knutsford +20 58 £50,000 +42.86% 4
Crewe -2 54 £40,000 - 6
Nantwich +3 44 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Macclesfield +1 25 £42,500 - 4
Runcorn -1 7 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Northwich -6 7 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Ellesmere Port +3 6 £36,500 -18.89% 2
Sandbach +8 3 £37,500 -
Frodsham - 3 £26,000 -
Alderley Edge +11 2 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Winsford 0 1 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Congleton 0 1 £35,000 - 1
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 440 (83.18%) C#
2 304 (57.47%) SQL Server
3 302 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
4 270 (51.04%) ASP.NET
5 252 (47.64%) MVC
6 191 (36.11%) SQL
7 179 (33.84%) JavaScript
8 178 (33.65%) Microsoft
9 174 (32.89%) AngularJS
10 169 (31.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 157 (29.68%) HTML
12 149 (28.17%) Scrum
13 139 (26.28%) CSS
14 134 (25.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 123 (23.25%) TDD
16 116 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
17 97 (18.34%) .NET Framework
18 87 (16.45%) OO
19 86 (16.26%) Microsoft Azure
20 84 (15.88%) Finance
20 84 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
21 79 (14.93%) Java
22 78 (14.74%) WCF
23 77 (14.56%) Git (software)
24 70 (13.23%) Web Application Development
25 68 (12.85%) Web Services
26 67 (12.67%) jQuery
27 66 (12.48%) .NET Core
28 63 (11.91%) Unit Testing
29 62 (11.72%) 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 (1.70%) IIS
2 8 (1.51%) OpenEdge
3 7 (1.32%) Sitefinity
3 7 (1.32%) Umbraco
4 6 (1.13%) NServiceBus
4 6 (1.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.95%) CMS
6 3 (0.57%) Apache
6 3 (0.57%) Confluence
6 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.38%) JBoss
7 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.38%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 86 (16.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.97%) SaaS
3 19 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.51%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.38%) GitHub
6 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.38%) Office 365
6 2 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Google Play
7 1 (0.19%) NuGet
7 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.91%) Internet
2 23 (4.35%) Hyperconnected
3 7 (1.32%) X.509
4 6 (1.13%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.57%) HTTP
5 3 (0.57%) Intranet
6 2 (0.38%) FTP
6 2 (0.38%) SSH
7 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.19%) SMS
7 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (57.47%) SQL Server
2 55 (10.40%) SQL Server 2016
3 36 (6.81%) NoSQL
4 31 (5.86%) MongoDB
5 26 (4.91%) RavenDB
6 24 (4.54%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.32%) MySQL
12 6 (1.13%) Big Data
13 5 (0.95%) Power BI
13 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 77 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 54 (10.21%) Visual Studio
3 51 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (5.67%) Jenkins
5 25 (4.73%) JIRA
5 25 (4.73%) Selenium
6 18 (3.40%) NUnit
7 13 (2.46%) SoapUI
8 12 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (2.08%) Subversion
10 8 (1.51%) MSBuild
11 7 (1.32%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.13%) Moq
12 6 (1.13%) Rational Rose
13 5 (0.95%) FxCop
13 5 (0.95%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.76%) Bitbucket
14 4 (0.76%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.76%) MSTest
14 4 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 84 (15.88%) Finance
2 47 (8.88%) Advertising
3 21 (3.97%) Banking
4 20 (3.78%) Retail
5 18 (3.40%) Games
6 8 (1.51%) Legal
6 8 (1.51%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.13%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.13%) Marketing
8 4 (0.76%) Music Industry
9 3 (0.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 387 (73.16%) Developer
2 265 (50.09%) .NET Developer
3 144 (27.22%) C# Developer
4 114 (21.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 73 (13.80%) Software Developer
6 60 (11.34%) Senior Developer
7 45 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 44 (8.32%) C# Software Developer
9 42 (7.94%) .NET Software Developer
10 39 (7.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 39 (7.37%) Senior .NET Developer
11 33 (6.24%) Senior Software Developer
11 33 (6.24%) Software Engineer
12 31 (5.86%) Senior C# Developer
13 29 (5.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 28 (5.29%) .NET Software Engineer
14 28 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 27 (5.10%) SQL Developer
16 25 (4.73%) Internet Developer
17 24 (4.54%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (51.04%) ASP.NET
2 174 (32.89%) AngularJS
3 169 (31.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 157 (29.68%) HTML
5 139 (26.28%) CSS
6 134 (25.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 97 (18.34%) .NET Framework
8 78 (14.74%) WCF
9 68 (12.85%) Web Services
10 67 (12.67%) jQuery
11 66 (12.48%) .NET Core
12 62 (11.72%) RESTful
13 56 (10.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 53 (10.02%) HTML5
15 48 (9.07%) SOAP
16 42 (7.94%) WinForms
17 41 (7.75%) WPF
18 40 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 39 (7.37%) REST
20 36 (6.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.53%) Enterprise Software
2 54 (10.21%) Greenfield Project
3 26 (4.91%) N-Tier
4 20 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (3.02%) PMI
7 14 (2.65%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.08%) Fintech
9 10 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.89%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.70%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.51%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.51%) PKI
12 5 (0.95%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
14 3 (0.57%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.57%) User Experience
15 2 (0.38%) EPoS
16 1 (0.19%) Data Structures
16 1 (0.19%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.83%) Windows
2 21 (3.97%) Linux
3 9 (1.70%) Unix
4 6 (1.13%) Android
4 6 (1.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (47.64%) MVC
3 149 (28.17%) Scrum
4 123 (23.25%) TDD
5 116 (21.93%) Continuous Integration
6 87 (16.45%) OO
7 84 (15.88%) Problem-Solving
8 70 (13.23%) Web Application Development
9 63 (11.91%) Unit Testing
10 59 (11.15%) Software Engineering
11 46 (8.70%) OOP
12 45 (8.51%) Test Automation
13 43 (8.13%) DevOps
13 43 (8.13%) SDLC
14 42 (7.94%) Kanban
15 41 (7.75%) SOLID
16 38 (7.18%) Dependency Injection
17 37 (6.99%) Microservices
18 35 (6.62%) Web Development
19 29 (5.48%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 440 (83.18%) C#
2 191 (36.11%) SQL
3 179 (33.84%) JavaScript
4 79 (14.93%) Java
5 47 (8.88%) VB.NET
6 45 (8.51%) T-SQL
7 26 (4.91%) C++
7 26 (4.91%) VB
8 23 (4.35%) PHP
9 13 (2.46%) TypeScript
10 11 (2.08%) VB6
11 10 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.89%) Python
12 8 (1.51%) Scala
13 7 (1.32%) Progress 4GL
14 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.13%) Ruby
15 5 (0.95%) PHP 5
16 4 (0.76%) VBScript
17 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (5.67%) Degree
2 16 (3.02%) PMI Certification
3 15 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.13%) CISSP
5 5 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.76%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.19%) CEH
7 1 (0.19%) CISA
7 1 (0.19%) CISM
7 1 (0.19%) CSQA
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCSA
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
7 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.29%) QA
2 8 (1.51%) GDPR
3 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.51%) Docker
2 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (3.21%) Ansible
2 6 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (1.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.38%) Puppet
3 2 (0.38%) SCCM
3 2 (0.38%) WSUS
4 1 (0.19%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.19%) Kibana
4 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 178 (33.65%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.54%) Oracle
3 23 (4.35%) Facebook
4 21 (3.97%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.08%) Google
6 8 (1.51%) Twitter
7 7 (1.32%) Progress
8 6 (1.13%) Casewise
9 5 (0.95%) HP
10 3 (0.57%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.38%) Citrix
11 2 (0.38%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.38%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.38%) Talend
12 1 (0.19%) Apple
12 1 (0.19%) CA
12 1 (0.19%) Cisco
12 1 (0.19%) IBM
12 1 (0.19%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.19%) TIBCO