Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Core
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 93 173
Rank change year-on-year +66 +80 -
Permanent jobs citing .NET Core 112 41 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.37% 1.93% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.42% 5.64% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 101 48 17
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -25.00%

.NET Core 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 643 727 1,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.30% 34.24% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 513 555 1,104
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in Cheshire

.NET Core
Salary Trend in Cheshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in Cheshire.

Salary trend for .NET Core in Cheshire

.NET Core
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in Cheshire over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET Core in Cheshire

.NET Core
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 Core within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. 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 +26 52 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Chester -1 22 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Crewe +12 10 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Wilmslow +6 4 £52,500 +16.67%
Winsford - 4 £45,000 - 1
Macclesfield 0 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Ellesmere Port -3 3 £65,000 +116.67%
Nantwich +8 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Northwich +4 1 £41,500 -2.35%
Knutsford - 1 £42,500 - 1
Congleton - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - 1 £45,000 - 1
.NET Core
North West

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, IT jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 112 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (88.39%) C#
3 74 (66.07%) Azure
4 67 (59.82%) MVC
5 64 (57.14%) SQL Server
6 63 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (50.00%) AngularJS
8 52 (46.43%) ASP.NET
9 51 (45.54%) SQL
10 45 (40.18%) Microsoft
11 42 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
13 38 (33.93%) React
14 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (30.36%) Microservices
16 32 (28.57%) DevOps
17 29 (25.89%) HTML
17 29 (25.89%) CSS
17 29 (25.89%) .NET Framework
18 28 (25.00%) Entity Framework
19 26 (23.21%) REST
19 26 (23.21%) Greenfield Project
20 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
21 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
22 19 (16.96%) NHibernate
23 17 (15.18%) TDD
23 17 (15.18%) Selenium
23 17 (15.18%) Performance Testing
24 16 (14.29%) NUnit
25 15 (13.39%) Secure Coding

.NET Core
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 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 6 (5.36%) CMS
3 3 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.79%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 74 (66.07%) Azure
2 13 (11.61%) AWS
3 8 (7.14%) Serverless
4 6 (5.36%) GCP
5 4 (3.57%) SaaS
6 2 (1.79%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.79%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.89%) GitHub
7 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.82%) Cosmos DB
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2019
4 4 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.68%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.68%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.89%) MySQL
7 1 (0.89%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.18%) Selenium
3 16 (14.29%) NUnit
4 13 (11.61%) Jenkins
5 12 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (9.82%) JIRA
7 10 (8.93%) TeamCity
8 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio
9 7 (6.25%) Cypress.io
9 7 (6.25%) MSTest
10 2 (1.79%) Appium
10 2 (1.79%) Calabash
10 2 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
1 10 (8.93%) Legal
2 7 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (3.57%) Marketing
4 3 (2.68%) Games
5 1 (0.89%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (77.68%) Developer
2 47 (41.96%) .NET Developer
3 34 (30.36%) C# Developer
4 19 (16.96%) Software Developer
5 16 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 15 (13.39%) Software Engineer
7 14 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
8 13 (11.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (9.82%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (8.93%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (8.93%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (8.04%) JavaScript Engineer
12 8 (7.14%) Junior
12 8 (7.14%) React Developer
13 7 (6.25%) Angular Developer
13 7 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
14 6 (5.36%) Technical Leader
15 5 (4.46%) Junior Software Engineer
16 4 (3.57%) Senior C# Developer
16 4 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 52 (46.43%) ASP.NET
4 42 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (33.93%) React
6 36 (32.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 29 (25.89%) .NET Framework
7 29 (25.89%) CSS
7 29 (25.89%) HTML
8 28 (25.00%) Entity Framework
9 26 (23.21%) REST
10 19 (16.96%) NHibernate
11 13 (11.61%) jQuery
11 13 (11.61%) Web Services
12 10 (8.93%) Vue.js
13 9 (8.04%) Node.js
13 9 (8.04%) RESTful
13 9 (8.04%) SOAP
14 8 (7.14%) JSON
15 7 (6.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.68%) CMDB
2 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.89%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.89%) Android
1 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (59.82%) MVC
2 63 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (30.36%) Microservices
4 32 (28.57%) DevOps
5 23 (20.54%) Software Engineering
6 17 (15.18%) Performance Testing
6 17 (15.18%) TDD
7 15 (13.39%) Secure Coding
8 13 (11.61%) Scrum
9 10 (8.93%) BDD
9 10 (8.93%) Economics
9 10 (8.93%) SOA
9 10 (8.93%) SOLID
9 10 (8.93%) Unit Testing
10 9 (8.04%) OO
11 8 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
11 8 (7.14%) Project Management
12 7 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
13 6 (5.36%) Test Automation
14 5 (4.46%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 99 (88.39%) C#
2 51 (45.54%) SQL
3 40 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.79%) Java
5 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.89%) F#
6 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (2.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.89%) MCPD
3 1 (0.89%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) GDPR
1 3 (2.68%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.79%) Terraform
4 1 (0.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.25%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.68%) Google
4 3 (2.68%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle
4 3 (2.68%) SAP