Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +2
Permanent jobs citing .NET 73 67 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.45% 24.10% 17.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 61.34% 42.95% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 70 66 54
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +12.68% -11.25%

.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 119 156 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 43.12% 56.12% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 109 144 138
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,850 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,000 £53,750 £51,250
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

.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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for .NET in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 60 (82.19%) C#
2 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (57.53%) SQL
4 38 (52.05%) MVC
5 37 (50.68%) SQL Server
6 35 (47.95%) ASP.NET
6 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
7 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (32.88%) Web Services
9 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
9 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (28.77%) SOAP
10 21 (28.77%) TDD
10 21 (28.77%) .NET Framework
11 18 (24.66%) Kanban
12 17 (23.29%) AngularJS
13 16 (21.92%) Acceptance Criteria
13 16 (21.92%) Scrum
14 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
14 13 (17.81%) HTML
14 13 (17.81%) Windows
14 13 (17.81%) WCF
14 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (16.44%) CSS
15 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio
15 12 (16.44%) PMI
15 12 (16.44%) PMI Certification
16 11 (15.07%) OOP
16 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
16 11 (15.07%) 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 4 (5.48%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.11%) Big Data
4 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
3 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.85%) JIRA
5 4 (5.48%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.37%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.37%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.37%) JMeter
7 1 (1.37%) Moq
7 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
1 7 (9.59%) Games
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Legal
4 2 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (86.30%) Developer
2 37 (50.68%) .NET Developer
3 23 (31.51%) C# Developer
4 22 (30.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (20.55%) Software Developer
6 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (17.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (16.44%) Senior Developer
8 10 (13.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (13.70%) C# Software Developer
8 10 (13.70%) Lead Developer
8 10 (13.70%) Senior Software Developer
8 10 (13.70%) SQL Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (9.59%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.95%) ASP.NET
2 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (32.88%) Web Services
4 21 (28.77%) .NET Framework
4 21 (28.77%) SOAP
5 17 (23.29%) AngularJS
6 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (17.81%) HTML
6 13 (17.81%) WCF
7 12 (16.44%) CSS
8 11 (15.07%) RESTful
9 10 (13.70%) jQuery
10 8 (10.96%) Node.js
11 7 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (6.85%) .NET Core
13 5 (6.85%) REST
13 5 (6.85%) WPF
14 4 (5.48%) Entity Framework
14 4 (5.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) PMI
2 5 (6.85%) Driving Licence
2 5 (6.85%) NHS
3 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.74%) EPoS
4 2 (2.74%) Fintech
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.37%) Linux
3 1 (1.37%) Unix
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (67.12%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.05%) MVC
3 21 (28.77%) TDD
4 18 (24.66%) Kanban
5 16 (21.92%) Acceptance Criteria
5 16 (21.92%) Scrum
6 11 (15.07%) OOP
7 10 (13.70%) BDD
7 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.33%) Web Development
9 8 (10.96%) Coaching
9 8 (10.96%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (10.96%) Line Management
9 8 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (8.22%) Microservices
10 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.85%) Data Management
11 5 (6.85%) ETL
12 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (5.48%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (82.19%) C#
2 42 (57.53%) SQL
3 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.81%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Java
6 5 (6.85%) PHP
7 3 (4.11%) Python
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) Delphi
9 1 (1.37%) F#
9 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) VB
9 1 (1.37%) VBA
9 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.48%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.37%) MCSA
3 1 (1.37%) MCSE
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) GDPR
1 3 (4.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Google
3 3 (4.11%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.74%) Twitter
5 1 (1.37%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle