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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 375 397 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.76% 25.05% 30.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.22% 36.96% 42.43%
Number of salaries quoted 310 375 530
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1129 1074 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.51% 67.76% 71.19%
Number of salaries quoted 928 968 1242
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C#
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

C# Salary Trend in Cambridge

C#
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

C# Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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#.

1 551 (72.12%) .NET
2 297 (38.87%) C++
3 293 (38.35%) SQL Server
4 287 (37.57%) ASP.NET
5 281 (36.78%) SQL
6 274 (35.86%) Java
7 269 (35.21%) Software Engineering
8 259 (33.90%) Degree
9 215 (28.14%) Computer Science
10 179 (23.43%) JavaScript
11 171 (22.38%) Microsoft
12 166 (21.73%) MVC
13 157 (20.55%) TDD
14 153 (20.03%) Scrum
14 153 (20.03%) HTML
14 153 (20.03%) Windows
15 144 (18.85%) WCF
16 143 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
17 141 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 130 (17.02%) NUnit
19 123 (16.10%) Mathematics
20 118 (15.45%) Python
20 118 (15.45%) CSS
21 113 (14.79%) Finance
22 104 (13.61%) C
23 103 (13.48%) WPF
24 100 (13.09%) QA
25 95 (12.43%) Moq
26 91 (11.91%) VB.NET
27 90 (11.78%) OO

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 30 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.23%) IIS
3 11 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (1.44%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.44%) CloudStack
4 8 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.79%) Apache
6 4 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.52%) ColdFusion
6 4 (0.52%) Drupal
7 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.26%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 48 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.65%) MS Project
4 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.26%) MS Office
5 2 (0.26%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 24 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (1.57%) SaaS
4 11 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.65%) Force.com
7 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.52%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.41%) Internet
2 18 (2.36%) SMS
3 13 (1.70%) SMPP
3 13 (1.70%) NFC
4 12 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.05%) HTTP
6 5 (0.65%) LDAP
7 4 (0.52%) IPv6
7 4 (0.52%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.52%) NAS
7 4 (0.52%) VLAN
8 3 (0.39%) Wireless
9 2 (0.26%) ASN.1
9 2 (0.26%) Network Security
9 2 (0.26%) Modbus
9 2 (0.26%) SSL
10 1 (0.13%) VPN
10 1 (0.13%) DNS
10 1 (0.13%) Firewall
10 1 (0.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (38.35%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (4.19%) Relational Database
5 29 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (3.66%) MySQL
7 19 (2.49%) Big Data
8 13 (1.70%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
10 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.65%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.39%) DB2
15 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 130 (17.02%) NUnit
2 95 (12.43%) Moq
3 89 (11.65%) Rhino Mocks
4 83 (10.86%) MSTest
5 76 (9.95%) Visual Studio
6 39 (5.10%) Selenium
7 29 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 23 (3.01%) ReSharper
9 17 (2.23%) CppUnit
9 17 (2.23%) MSBuild
10 16 (2.09%) MbUnit
10 16 (2.09%) Git (software)
10 16 (2.09%) xUnit.net
11 13 (1.70%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.57%) WebDriver
12 12 (1.57%) JIRA
13 11 (1.44%) WiX
14 7 (0.92%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.92%) WinRunner
15 6 (0.79%) Mercurial
General
1 113 (14.79%) Finance
2 30 (3.93%) Banking
3 25 (3.27%) Manufacturing
3 25 (3.27%) Music Industry
4 20 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.36%) Automotive
6 13 (1.70%) Electronics
7 8 (1.05%) Advertising
7 8 (1.05%) Military
8 7 (0.92%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.65%) Law
9 5 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.39%) Back Office
11 3 (0.39%) Marketing
11 3 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Retail
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 458 (59.95%) Developer
2 194 (25.39%) Software Engineer
3 183 (23.95%) C# Developer
4 150 (19.63%) .NET Developer
5 132 (17.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 98 (12.83%) Software Developer
7 71 (9.29%) Graduate
8 68 (8.90%) Senior Developer
9 51 (6.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 50 (6.54%) Test Engineer
11 46 (6.02%) Graduate Developer
12 39 (5.10%) Tester
13 31 (4.06%) Senior .NET Developer
14 29 (3.80%) .NET Software Engineer
15 28 (3.66%) Senior C# Developer
15 28 (3.66%) C# Software Engineer
15 28 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
16 27 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
16 27 (3.53%) Web Developer
17 26 (3.40%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 551 (72.12%) .NET
2 287 (37.57%) ASP.NET
3 153 (20.03%) HTML
4 144 (18.85%) WCF
5 141 (18.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 118 (15.45%) CSS
7 103 (13.48%) WPF
8 89 (11.65%) .NET Framework
9 79 (10.34%) jQuery
10 65 (8.51%) XML
11 61 (7.98%) WinForms
12 59 (7.72%) Razor View Engine
13 58 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 46 (6.02%) HTML5
14 46 (6.02%) XSLT
15 44 (5.76%) LINQ
15 44 (5.76%) Unity DI Container
15 44 (5.76%) Castle Windsor
16 43 (5.63%) Ninject
16 43 (5.63%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 215 (28.14%) Computer Science
2 123 (16.10%) Mathematics
3 55 (7.20%) Physics
4 43 (5.63%) Inversion of Control
5 28 (3.66%) Cryptography
6 26 (3.40%) PKI
6 26 (3.40%) Embedded Systems
7 23 (3.01%) Statistics
7 23 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.88%) Mobile App
9 13 (1.70%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.70%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.44%) Hedge funds
11 7 (0.92%) Firmware
11 7 (0.92%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.79%) Open Source
12 6 (0.79%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.79%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.52%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 153 (20.03%) Windows
2 67 (8.77%) Linux
3 38 (4.97%) Apple iOS
4 33 (4.32%) Android
5 28 (3.66%) UNIX
6 16 (2.09%) Windows Phone
7 14 (1.83%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.05%) Solaris
10 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.39%) AIX
11 3 (0.39%) HPUX
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (35.21%) Software Engineering
2 166 (21.73%) MVC
3 157 (20.55%) TDD
4 153 (20.03%) Scrum
5 143 (18.72%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (11.78%) OO
7 70 (9.16%) Kanban
8 68 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (8.64%) MVVM
10 60 (7.85%) OOP
11 51 (6.68%) Web Application Development
12 49 (6.41%) Regression Testing
13 48 (6.28%) Dependency Injection
14 41 (5.37%) Unit Testing
15 40 (5.24%) Test Automation
16 39 (5.10%) Multithreading
17 38 (4.97%) BDD
18 32 (4.19%) Web Development
18 32 (4.19%) Information Security
19 31 (4.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 297 (38.87%) C++
2 281 (36.78%) SQL
3 274 (35.86%) Java
4 179 (23.43%) JavaScript
5 118 (15.45%) Python
6 104 (13.61%) C
7 91 (11.91%) VB.NET
8 70 (9.16%) VB
9 48 (6.28%) Ruby
10 37 (4.84%) Perl
11 36 (4.71%) PHP
12 32 (4.19%) PL/SQL
12 32 (4.19%) T-SQL
13 31 (4.06%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.09%) Objective-C
14 16 (2.09%) Delphi
15 14 (1.83%) VB6
16 13 (1.70%) XAML
17 11 (1.44%) VBA
18 6 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 259 (33.90%) Degree
2 51 (6.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (6.02%) MCP
3 46 (6.02%) MCAD
3 46 (6.02%) MCSD
3 46 (6.02%) MCTS
4 17 (2.23%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.70%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.44%) ISEB
7 9 (1.18%) PhD
8 8 (1.05%) CISSP
9 3 (0.39%) CEH
9 3 (0.39%) CISMP
9 3 (0.39%) HNC
10 1 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (13.09%) QA
2 17 (2.23%) ISO 9000
3 11 (1.44%) ISO 8583
4 9 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.13%) XenApp
2 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 171 (22.38%) Microsoft
2 83 (10.86%) Oracle
3 11 (1.44%) Adobe
3 11 (1.44%) Telerik
4 6 (0.79%) Splunk
4 6 (0.79%) Rackspace
5 5 (0.65%) Epiphany
5 5 (0.65%) Red Gate
5 5 (0.65%) SAP
5 5 (0.65%) CA
6 4 (0.52%) MathWorks
6 4 (0.52%) HP
7 3 (0.39%) Sybase
8 2 (0.26%) Symbian
8 2 (0.26%) Citrix
8 2 (0.26%) TOWER Software
8 2 (0.26%) Apple
8 2 (0.26%) Quark
8 2 (0.26%) Facebook
8 2 (0.26%) Twitter
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