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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 13 12 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5  
Permanent jobs citing .NET 16 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 11.68% 15.19% 15.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 31.17% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 18
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £33,150 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 60 77 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 43.80% 48.73% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 54 64 36
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing .NET as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for .NET in Chester

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for .NET.

1 53 (94.64%) C#
2 42 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 32 (57.14%) MVC
4 31 (55.36%) SQL
5 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
7 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
8 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 22 (39.29%) HTML
9 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
10 15 (26.79%) Scrum
10 15 (26.79%) Windows
11 14 (25.00%) XML
12 13 (23.21%) QA
13 12 (21.43%) CSS
14 11 (19.64%) VB.NET
14 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
14 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
15 10 (17.86%) XSL
15 10 (17.86%) VB
15 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
15 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (17.86%) HTML5
16 9 (16.07%) Mobile Development
16 9 (16.07%) VBScript
16 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
16 9 (16.07%) VB6
16 9 (16.07%) Web Development
16 9 (16.07%) HL7
16 9 (16.07%) jQuery

.NET
Top Related 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 9 (16.07%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) FTP
2 1 (1.79%) DHCP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) Firewall
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) LAN
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) VLAN
2 1 (1.79%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Big Data
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) NUnit
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.57%) Selenium
4 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) Moq
5 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (83.93%) Developer
2 29 (51.79%) .NET Developer
3 28 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 25 (44.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (35.71%) Software Developer
6 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (30.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (26.79%) C# Software Developer
8 13 (23.21%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (16.07%) Umbraco Developer
10 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
11 5 (8.93%) Junior
11 5 (8.93%) Junior Developer
11 5 (8.93%) SQL Developer
12 4 (7.14%) Analyst
13 2 (3.57%) Junior .NET Developer
13 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
13 2 (3.57%) Lead Software Developer
13 2 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 22 (39.29%) HTML
3 14 (25.00%) XML
4 12 (21.43%) CSS
5 11 (19.64%) .NET Framework
6 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
6 10 (17.86%) HTML5
6 10 (17.86%) XSL
7 9 (16.07%) jQuery
8 8 (14.29%) WCF
9 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (10.71%) SOAP
10 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (8.93%) JSON
11 4 (7.14%) RESTful
11 4 (7.14%) Web Services
12 3 (5.36%) SAML
12 3 (5.36%) WinForms
13 2 (3.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.57%) Fintech
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.79%) Replication
2 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) MVC
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) Scrum
4 9 (16.07%) Mobile Development
4 9 (16.07%) Web Development
5 7 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) OO
6 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.14%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.36%) Project Management
8 3 (5.36%) SDLC
8 3 (5.36%) SOA
9 2 (3.57%) B2B
9 2 (3.57%) CRM
9 2 (3.57%) EAI
9 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.57%) ETL
9 2 (3.57%) MVVM
9 2 (3.57%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 53 (94.64%) C#
2 31 (55.36%) SQL
3 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.64%) VB.NET
5 10 (17.86%) VB
6 9 (16.07%) VB6
6 9 (16.07%) VBScript
7 7 (12.50%) PHP
8 3 (5.36%) Java
9 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.79%) Ruby
10 1 (1.79%) VBA
10 1 (1.79%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) QA
2 9 (16.07%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) RedGate
2 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
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