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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 4 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing C# 11 40 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 20.75% 24.39% 12.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.43% 33.06% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 22
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,100 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
35 121 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 66.04% 73.78% 56.74%
Number of salaries quoted 29 83 58
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 5 March 2015.

C# Salary Histogram in Belfast

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) WCF
4 11 (44.00%) WPF
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
6 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (28.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) WF
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (20.00%) Project Management
9 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 5 (20.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 4 (16.00%) NUnit

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.00%) Kentico
3 1 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) EDRMS
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) OLTP
3 1 (4.00%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) NUnit
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (16.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Graduate
7 2 (8.00%) Junior
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Junior C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
8 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 11 (44.00%) WCF
3 11 (44.00%) WPF
4 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (24.00%) WF
7 5 (20.00%) HTML5
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
9 3 (12.00%) jQuery
10 1 (4.00%) CSS3
10 1 (4.00%) J2EE
10 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Open Source
3 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Chemistry
4 1 (4.00%) Biology
4 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (32.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (28.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
7 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.00%) Coaching
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) HNC
2 3 (12.00%) HND
3 1 (4.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
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