The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 6 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing C# 33 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.76% 22.97% 14.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.73% 35.05% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 18
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +10.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £33,800 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
104 97 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 71.72% 65.54% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 39 78 49
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C# across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

C#
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C# across the Belfast region.

C# Salary Trend in Belfast

C#
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C# Salary Histogram in Belfast

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 48 (90.57%) .NET
2 36 (67.92%) ASP.NET
3 33 (62.26%) SQL Server
3 33 (62.26%) SQL
4 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
4 29 (54.72%) MVC
5 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (45.28%) Web Development
5 24 (45.28%) Visual Studio
6 23 (43.40%) Degree
6 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
6 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (33.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (33.96%) OO
7 18 (33.96%) HTML
7 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
8 17 (32.08%) Unit Testing
9 16 (30.19%) Web Services
10 13 (24.53%) SOA
10 13 (24.53%) XML
10 13 (24.53%) C++
10 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
10 13 (24.53%) Time Management
11 12 (22.64%) Windows
12 11 (20.75%) Oracle
12 11 (20.75%) jQuery
12 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
12 11 (20.75%) WCF
13 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
13 10 (18.87%) SharePoint

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) IIS
3 4 (7.55%) Kentico
3 4 (7.55%) CMS
3 4 (7.55%) Umbraco
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) Mule
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (62.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) OLAP
3 2 (3.77%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (45.28%) Visual Studio
2 18 (33.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) MSTest
3 5 (9.43%) NUnit
3 5 (9.43%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.89%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
1 6 (11.32%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
2 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 15 (28.30%) Software Developer
3 13 (24.53%) Software Engineer
4 12 (22.64%) Senior Developer
5 10 (18.87%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Lead Tester
10 1 (1.89%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.89%) Integration Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Graduate Software Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Systems Integration Engineer
10 1 (1.89%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (90.57%) .NET
2 36 (67.92%) ASP.NET
3 23 (43.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (33.96%) HTML
5 16 (30.19%) Web Services
6 13 (24.53%) XML
7 11 (20.75%) WCF
7 11 (20.75%) jQuery
8 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.09%) Silverlight
10 7 (13.21%) WPF
10 7 (13.21%) CSS
11 6 (11.32%) Ajax
12 5 (9.43%) JSON
12 5 (9.43%) XSLT
12 5 (9.43%) COM+
13 4 (7.55%) ADO.NET
14 1 (1.89%) Middleware
14 1 (1.89%) Lucene
14 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) Open Source
2 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) GIS
3 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) Physics
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) MVC
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (45.28%) Web Development
3 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
4 18 (33.96%) OO
5 17 (32.08%) Unit Testing
6 13 (24.53%) Time Management
6 13 (24.53%) SOA
7 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.32%) UML
8 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Use Case
9 5 (9.43%) OOP
10 3 (5.66%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.77%) OOD
11 2 (3.77%) High Availability
11 2 (3.77%) Analytics
11 2 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) C++
2 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.43%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) C
5 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) VB
7 1 (1.89%) VBA
7 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.43%) BC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) MCAD
3 5 (9.43%) MCSD
4 3 (5.66%) HNC
4 3 (5.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) ESRI
3 5 (9.43%) Northgate
4 4 (7.55%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.89%) Talend
5 1 (1.89%) KANA
5 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.89%) webMethods
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago