Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a .NET Developer was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a .NET Developer 28 64 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 12.33% 15.84% 10.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.67% 16.37% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 63 31
Chester median annual salary £36,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.89% +38.46% -27.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,875 £55,000 £45,000
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year -4.71% +18.88% -4.67%

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 221 391 280
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 96.78% 98.59%
Number of salaries quoted 197 342 220
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,825 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £59,925 £58,875
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -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 15 December 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 15 December 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 28 (100.00%) C#
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 19 (67.86%) SQL
5 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 18 (64.29%) MVC
5 18 (64.29%) TDD
6 17 (60.71%) .NET Framework
7 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
7 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
7 15 (53.57%) WCF
8 14 (50.00%) RESTful
8 14 (50.00%) Web Services
9 13 (46.43%) Windows
9 13 (46.43%) SOAP
9 13 (46.43%) BDD
10 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (39.29%) Acceptance Criteria
11 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
12 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
12 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
13 8 (28.57%) PMI
13 8 (28.57%) PMI Certification
14 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (17.86%) Kanban
15 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (17.86%) React
16 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap

.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 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 11 (39.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.57%) AccuRev
4 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.57%) Moq
4 1 (3.57%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (60.71%) .NET Framework
3 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET
3 15 (53.57%) WCF
4 14 (50.00%) RESTful
4 14 (50.00%) Web Services
5 13 (46.43%) SOAP
6 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (17.86%) React
9 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (10.71%) .NET Core
10 3 (10.71%) CSS
10 3 (10.71%) HTML
11 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (3.57%) Ninject
12 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) PMI
2 3 (10.71%) EPoS
3 2 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) MVC
2 18 (64.29%) TDD
3 13 (46.43%) BDD
4 11 (39.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (17.86%) Kanban
6 4 (14.29%) OOP
7 3 (10.71%) CRM
7 3 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.14%) Microservices
8 2 (7.14%) QMS
8 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.14%) Scrum
8 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
9 1 (3.57%) Biometrics
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) T-SQL
4 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) F#
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Google