Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing .NET 63 98 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 27.63% 24.69% 25.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 65.63% 46.45% 52.63%
Number of salaries quoted 59 95 72
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -18.60%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -

.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 96 211 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 42.11% 53.15% 47.67%
Number of salaries quoted 86 189 120
Chester median annual salary £42,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +8.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,125 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +10.26% -2.50%

.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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 50 (79.37%) C#
2 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (61.90%) SQL
4 34 (53.97%) SQL Server
5 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
6 28 (44.44%) Web Services
7 26 (41.27%) SOAP
8 25 (39.68%) MVC
9 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
10 21 (33.33%) TDD
10 21 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 21 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
11 19 (30.16%) T-SQL
12 18 (28.57%) WCF
13 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (26.98%) PMI
13 17 (26.98%) PMI Certification
13 17 (26.98%) Windows
14 16 (25.40%) RESTful
15 15 (23.81%) BDD
16 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (22.22%) Kanban
16 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
17 13 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
17 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
18 11 (17.46%) Scrum
19 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
20 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services

.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 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (53.97%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.76%) Big Data
3 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.76%) Power BI
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.59%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) JMeter
4 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.59%) Moq
4 1 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (1.59%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (9.52%) Games
2 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (80.95%) Developer
2 29 (46.03%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 17 (26.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.87%) Lead Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.94%) SSAS Developer
8 5 (7.94%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Database Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) Web Services
2 26 (41.27%) SOAP
3 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET
4 21 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 18 (28.57%) WCF
6 17 (26.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (25.40%) RESTful
8 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (11.11%) Node.js
10 5 (7.94%) React
11 4 (6.35%) .NET Core
11 4 (6.35%) CSS
11 4 (6.35%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.35%) HTML
11 4 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (3.17%) ADO.NET
13 2 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) PMI
2 5 (7.94%) Driving Licence
2 5 (7.94%) NHS
3 3 (4.76%) EPoS
3 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.17%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) MVC
3 21 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
3 21 (33.33%) TDD
4 15 (23.81%) BDD
5 14 (22.22%) Kanban
6 11 (17.46%) Scrum
7 8 (12.70%) Coaching
7 8 (12.70%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (12.70%) Line Management
8 5 (7.94%) Data Management
8 5 (7.94%) ETL
8 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Web Development
9 4 (6.35%) Microservices
9 4 (6.35%) OOP
9 4 (6.35%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.76%) CRM
10 3 (4.76%) DevOps
10 3 (4.76%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (79.37%) C#
2 39 (61.90%) SQL
3 19 (30.16%) T-SQL
4 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.11%) Java
6 3 (4.76%) Python
6 3 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.17%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.59%) F#
8 1 (1.59%) PHP
8 1 (1.59%) VB
8 1 (1.59%) VBA
8 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.59%) MCSA
2 1 (1.59%) MCSE
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) GDPR
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Google
3 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.59%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter