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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 4 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 13 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 25.00% 10.53% 14.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.83% 20.00% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +21.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £40,250 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £42,250 £35,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
29 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 55.77% 52.63% 62.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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#
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

C# Salary Histogram in Blackpool

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) WCF
3 20 (64.52%) WPF
3 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (61.29%) Web Services
4 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
5 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
6 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
7 11 (35.48%) Asset Management
7 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (22.58%) MVC
11 6 (19.35%) Scrum
11 6 (19.35%) SQL
12 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
12 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (16.13%) Spring.NET
12 5 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (16.13%) Ninject
12 5 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (16.13%) Moq
12 5 (16.13%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (16.13%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (16.13%) MSTest
12 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (16.13%) Kanban
12 5 (16.13%) TDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) NUnit
1 5 (16.13%) MSTest
1 5 (16.13%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (16.13%) Moq
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 28 (90.32%) .NET Developer
3 6 (19.35%) WPF Developer
4 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
5 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) WCF
3 20 (64.52%) WPF
4 19 (61.29%) Web Services
5 12 (38.71%) ASP.NET
6 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
7 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.13%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (16.13%) Ninject
8 5 (16.13%) Spring.NET
8 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (12.90%) jQuery
9 4 (12.90%) HTML
9 4 (12.90%) CSS
10 1 (3.23%) SOAP
10 1 (3.23%) XML
10 1 (3.23%) WinForms
10 1 (3.23%) LINQ
10 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Asset Management
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Web Application Development
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Kanban
5 5 (16.13%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (12.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.23%) Web Development
7 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.23%) MVVM
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) CRM
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) VB.NET
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft