Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 10 10
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 39 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 21.31% 19.93% 15.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 49.37% 33.33% 31.91%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 45
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,875 £25,950
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

.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 Chester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 79 183 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 43.17% 59.80% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 76 165 128
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £52,175
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Chester

.NET
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for .NET in Chester

.NET
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Chester over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for .NET in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 Chester region with a requirement for .NET.

1 35 (89.74%) C#
2 28 (71.79%) SQL
3 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 14 (35.90%) MVC
7 13 (33.33%) Web Services
8 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (28.21%) DevOps
9 11 (28.21%) HTML
10 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
10 10 (25.64%) WCF
11 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
13 7 (17.95%) Windows
13 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
13 7 (17.95%) PHP
13 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (15.38%) Power Platform
14 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
14 6 (15.38%) CSS
14 6 (15.38%) SOAP
14 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (15.38%) WPF
14 6 (15.38%) RESTful

.NET
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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.13%) Kentico
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.38%) Power Platform
3 3 (7.69%) GitHub
3 3 (7.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Power BI
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) QlikView
4 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (25.64%) Visual Studio
3 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.69%) JIRA
6 2 (5.13%) Grunt
6 2 (5.13%) gulp
6 2 (5.13%) NUnit
7 1 (2.56%) AccuRev
7 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Android Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Junior
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Professional Services Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 13 (33.33%) Web Services
3 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (28.21%) HTML
5 10 (25.64%) WCF
6 6 (15.38%) CSS
6 6 (15.38%) Entity Framework
6 6 (15.38%) RESTful
6 6 (15.38%) SOAP
6 6 (15.38%) WPF
7 5 (12.82%) jQuery
7 5 (12.82%) JSON
7 5 (12.82%) LINQ
8 4 (10.26%) Node.js
8 4 (10.26%) Spring
9 3 (7.69%) .NET Core
9 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.13%) React
10 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
1 5 (12.82%) PMI
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) MVC
3 11 (28.21%) DevOps
4 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.82%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (12.82%) Android Development
5 5 (12.82%) BDD
5 5 (12.82%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (12.82%) ERP
5 5 (12.82%) ETL
5 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Critical Thinking
7 3 (7.69%) Decision-Making
7 3 (7.69%) Microservices
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) C#
2 28 (71.79%) SQL
3 15 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
5 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 7 (17.95%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Sage
2 5 (12.82%) Xamarin
3 3 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore