The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing C# 9 4 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 29.03% 14.81% 43.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 36.36% 68.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 33
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £27,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £27,900 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
C#
Lancashire

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

Programming Languages Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21 11 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 67.74% 40.74% 63.29%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 44
Average salary £40,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £27,400
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

C#
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

C# Salary Trend in Blackpool

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET
3 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Scrum
4 10 (62.50%) WPF
4 10 (62.50%) MVVM
5 9 (56.25%) WCF
5 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (56.25%) OO
5 9 (56.25%) MVC
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (31.25%) LINQ
7 5 (31.25%) Web Development
7 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (31.25%) XAML
7 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
8 4 (25.00%) Internet
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) Games
8 4 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (25.00%) CQRS
8 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
8 4 (25.00%) BDD
9 1 (6.25%) Ektron
9 1 (6.25%) Umbraco

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 1 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior C# Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (12.50%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 2 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) ASP.NET
3 10 (62.50%) WPF
4 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (56.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (31.25%) LINQ
5 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) HTML
6 1 (6.25%) CSS
6 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) MVVM
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) MVC
4 5 (31.25%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) CQRS
5 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Ektron
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