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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing C# 9 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 25.71% 19.35% 42.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 27.27% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 22
Average salary £44,000 £26,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.48% -23.57%
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
18 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 51.43% 70.97% 63.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 31
Average salary £42,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £32,500
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 21 October 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Scrum
3 13 (72.22%) WPF
3 13 (72.22%) MVVM
4 12 (66.67%) WCF
4 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (66.67%) MVC
5 9 (50.00%) OO
6 8 (44.44%) Degree
6 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) XAML
6 8 (44.44%) LINQ
6 8 (44.44%) Web Development
6 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (22.22%) CQRS
8 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
8 4 (22.22%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (22.22%) TDD
8 4 (22.22%) Games
8 4 (22.22%) Internet
9 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (5.56%) Advertising

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 15 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 8 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior C# Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior .NET Developer
4 8 (44.44%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
6 2 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) ASP.NET
3 13 (72.22%) WPF
4 12 (66.67%) WCF
4 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (44.44%) LINQ
6 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) MVVM
3 12 (66.67%) MVC
4 9 (50.00%) OO
5 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 8 (44.44%) Web Development
5 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 4 (22.22%) CQRS
6 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
1 8 (44.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft