Period
to 20 February 2020

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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing .NET 74 61 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 27.51% 33.70% 24.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 56.49% 77.22% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 74 62 97
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £31,625 £28,525 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £54,875 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% +8.97%

.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 131 79 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 48.70% 43.65% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 127 74 197
Chester median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +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 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for .NET in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 74 (100.00%) C#
2 61 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (56.76%) Microservices
4 38 (51.35%) SQL
5 37 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 35 (47.30%) Scrum
7 34 (45.95%) SOAP
7 34 (45.95%) BDD
8 33 (44.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (44.59%) Test Automation
8 33 (44.59%) WebDriver
8 33 (44.59%) REST
8 33 (44.59%) Selenium
8 33 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (43.24%) TestNG
9 32 (43.24%) Maven
9 32 (43.24%) NUnit
9 32 (43.24%) JUnit
9 32 (43.24%) Java
9 32 (43.24%) Hudson
9 32 (43.24%) GitHub
9 32 (43.24%) Bitbucket
9 32 (43.24%) Jenkins
9 32 (43.24%) Docker
10 31 (41.89%) Cucumber
11 28 (37.84%) Azure
12 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
13 24 (32.43%) DevOps
14 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (22.97%) VBScript

.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:

Cloud Services
1 32 (43.24%) GitHub
2 28 (37.84%) Azure
3 13 (17.57%) AWS
4 3 (4.05%) Kong
5 1 (1.35%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (44.59%) Selenium
1 33 (44.59%) Team Foundation Server
1 33 (44.59%) WebDriver
2 32 (43.24%) Bitbucket
2 32 (43.24%) Hudson
2 32 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 32 (43.24%) JUnit
2 32 (43.24%) Maven
2 32 (43.24%) NUnit
2 32 (43.24%) TestNG
3 31 (41.89%) Cucumber
4 16 (21.62%) Appium
5 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.35%) JIRA
6 1 (1.35%) Postman
6 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (4.05%) Automotive
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Developer
2 28 (37.84%) Automation Engineer
3 17 (22.97%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.86%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.11%) .NET Development Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Agile Development Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Development Manager
5 6 (8.11%) Digital Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Lead .NET Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Lead Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Agile Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.76%) Junior
6 5 (6.76%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (45.95%) SOAP
2 33 (44.59%) REST
3 21 (28.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (21.62%) .NET Core
5 15 (20.27%) RESTful
6 14 (18.92%) CSS
7 13 (17.57%) HTML
8 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.41%) jQuery
10 4 (5.41%) Node.js
10 4 (5.41%) Redux
11 3 (4.05%) React
11 3 (4.05%) Web Services
12 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (2.70%) XML
13 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (1.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (82.43%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.76%) Microservices
3 35 (47.30%) Scrum
4 34 (45.95%) BDD
5 33 (44.59%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (44.59%) Test Automation
6 24 (32.43%) DevOps
7 13 (17.57%) MVC
8 12 (16.22%) API Integration
8 12 (16.22%) Mentoring
8 12 (16.22%) Process Improvement
9 6 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.11%) System Testing
9 6 (8.11%) TDD
10 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.41%) QA Automation
11 4 (5.41%) SOLID
11 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.05%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (4.05%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) C#
2 38 (51.35%) SQL
3 37 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 32 (43.24%) Java
5 17 (22.97%) Shell Script
5 17 (22.97%) VBScript
6 12 (16.22%) PHP
6 12 (16.22%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) MCSD
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) GDPR
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (43.24%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.22%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.70%) Xamarin