Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 89 61 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 24.86% 21.86% 14.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.09% 42.66% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 87 63 73
Chester median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £28,850 £26,250 £30,050
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,750 £61,500
Cheshire median annual salary £41,500 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.70% -8.75% +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 189 143 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 52.79% 51.25% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 172 134 192
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £39,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.28% -7.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,075 £23,050
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,125 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for .NET in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 85 (95.51%) C#
2 68 (76.40%) ASP.NET
3 61 (68.54%) SQL Server
4 58 (65.17%) MVC
5 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (58.43%) HTML
7 45 (50.56%) CSS
8 41 (46.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
10 37 (41.57%) SQL
11 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
12 31 (34.83%) T-SQL
13 28 (31.46%) jQuery
14 25 (28.09%) Web Services
15 23 (25.84%) .NET Framework
16 21 (23.60%) Entity Framework
17 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
17 19 (21.35%) WCF
17 19 (21.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (20.22%) HTML5
18 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (17.98%) TDD
19 16 (17.98%) SOAP
20 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio
20 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
20 15 (16.85%) Web Development
20 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2016
21 14 (15.73%) CMS
22 13 (14.61%) C++
22 13 (14.61%) Umbraco

.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 14 (15.73%) CMS
2 13 (14.61%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.62%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (68.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.49%) DB2
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Grunt
2 7 (7.87%) gulp
3 4 (4.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.49%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.49%) JIRA
4 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (13.48%) Retail
2 11 (12.36%) Games
3 6 (6.74%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Finance
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (89.89%) Developer
2 56 (62.92%) .NET Developer
3 26 (29.21%) C# Developer
4 23 (25.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (14.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
8 9 (10.11%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.74%) C++ Team Leader
10 6 (6.74%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (6.74%) Junior
10 6 (6.74%) Junior Developer
10 6 (6.74%) Software Development Team Leader
10 6 (6.74%) Software Team Leader
10 6 (6.74%) Team Leader
11 5 (5.62%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (5.62%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (76.40%) ASP.NET
2 52 (58.43%) HTML
3 45 (50.56%) CSS
4 41 (46.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (31.46%) jQuery
6 25 (28.09%) Web Services
7 23 (25.84%) .NET Framework
8 21 (23.60%) Entity Framework
9 19 (21.35%) AngularJS
9 19 (21.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (21.35%) WCF
10 18 (20.22%) HTML5
11 16 (17.98%) SOAP
12 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (14.61%) RESTful
13 12 (13.48%) CSS3
13 12 (13.48%) XML
14 11 (12.36%) Ajax
14 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.49%) FMCG
2 4 (4.49%) W3C
3 3 (3.37%) Fintech
4 2 (2.25%) iPhone
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Android
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (65.17%) MVC
2 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.98%) TDD
4 15 (16.85%) Web Development
5 13 (14.61%) BDD
6 10 (11.24%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.99%) Web Application Development
8 7 (7.87%) Acceptance Criteria
8 7 (7.87%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (7.87%) OOP
8 7 (7.87%) Project Management
9 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.74%) Global Marketing
9 6 (6.74%) People Management
9 6 (6.74%) Secure Coding
10 5 (5.62%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Open Source
11 4 (4.49%) Build Automation
11 4 (4.49%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 85 (95.51%) C#
2 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
3 37 (41.57%) SQL
4 31 (34.83%) T-SQL
5 13 (14.61%) C++
6 9 (10.11%) XPath
7 8 (8.99%) C
8 7 (7.87%) Java
8 7 (7.87%) Ruby
9 6 (6.74%) VB
10 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Google
3 4 (4.49%) Twitter