Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a .NET Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

.NET Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 68 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 16.43% 10.75% 13.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.96% 10.99% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 67 33 40
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -27.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £33,500 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 401 273 316
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.85% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 358 210 282
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,975 £25,725 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,125 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% -6.25%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Chester

.NET Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Chester.

Salary trend for .NET Developer in Chester

.NET Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Chester over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET Developer in Chester

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, .NET Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Chester region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (98.53%) C#
3 56 (82.35%) SQL Server
4 52 (76.47%) ASP.NET
5 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (64.71%) MVC
7 36 (52.94%) HTML
8 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
9 32 (47.06%) TDD
10 31 (45.59%) SQL
11 30 (44.12%) RESTful
11 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (44.12%) BDD
12 29 (42.65%) T-SQL
13 26 (38.24%) .NET Framework
14 25 (36.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (36.76%) CSS
15 24 (35.29%) Entity Framework
16 21 (30.88%) AngularJS
16 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (30.88%) WCF
17 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
17 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
18 19 (27.94%) SQL Server 2016
18 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 18 (26.47%) Web Application Development
19 18 (26.47%) Web Services
20 17 (25.00%) Ruby
20 17 (25.00%) Games
20 17 (25.00%) KnockoutJS

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 16 (23.53%) CMS
2 14 (20.59%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.94%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (29.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (8.82%) Grunt
3 6 (8.82%) gulp
General
1 17 (25.00%) Games
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 36 (52.94%) HTML
4 30 (44.12%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (44.12%) RESTful
5 26 (38.24%) .NET Framework
6 25 (36.76%) CSS
6 25 (36.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 24 (35.29%) Entity Framework
8 21 (30.88%) AngularJS
8 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (30.88%) WCF
9 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 18 (26.47%) Web Services
11 17 (25.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 17 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (25.00%) Node.js
12 15 (22.06%) jQuery
13 14 (20.59%) SOAP
14 13 (19.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) W3C
2 3 (4.41%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (64.71%) MVC
3 32 (47.06%) TDD
4 30 (44.12%) BDD
5 18 (26.47%) Web Application Development
6 13 (19.12%) Acceptance Criteria
6 13 (19.12%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (19.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (19.12%) Secure Coding
7 11 (16.18%) Web Development
8 5 (7.35%) OOP
8 5 (7.35%) Open Source
9 3 (4.41%) SEO
10 2 (2.94%) Kanban
10 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.94%) Performance Testing
10 2 (2.94%) Project Management
10 2 (2.94%) Scrum
11 1 (1.47%) SDLC
11 1 (1.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) C#
2 33 (48.53%) JavaScript
3 31 (45.59%) SQL
4 29 (42.65%) T-SQL
5 17 (25.00%) Ruby
6 6 (8.82%) XPath
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Google
3 4 (5.88%) Twitter