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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 330 302 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.43% 21.02% 27.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.47% 32.68% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 279 262 449
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
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
1083 924 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.06% 64.30% 63.52%
Number of salaries quoted 879 800 976
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,500
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#
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 29 January 2015.

C# Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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#.

1 418 (65.72%) .NET
2 291 (45.75%) Software Engineering
3 241 (37.89%) Degree
3 241 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (35.38%) C++
5 210 (33.02%) SQL
6 208 (32.70%) SQL Server
7 186 (29.25%) ASP.NET
8 182 (28.62%) HTML
9 177 (27.83%) Computer Science
10 170 (26.73%) Java
11 162 (25.47%) MVC
12 149 (23.43%) CSS
13 142 (22.33%) JavaScript
14 130 (20.44%) Microsoft
15 126 (19.81%) C
16 125 (19.65%) Finance
17 123 (19.34%) Mathematics
18 115 (18.08%) jQuery
19 113 (17.77%) Python
20 111 (17.45%) Windows
21 106 (16.67%) TDD
22 101 (15.88%) WCF
23 99 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC
24 96 (15.09%) OO
25 85 (13.36%) Scrum
26 84 (13.21%) HTML5
27 83 (13.05%) Visual Studio
28 74 (11.64%) QA
29 62 (9.75%) NUnit

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 37 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.73%) IIS
3 8 (1.26%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.10%) CloudStack
5 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.47%) Drupal
6 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.47%) Lync
6 3 (0.47%) Apache
7 2 (0.31%) CMS
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.16%) DNN
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) Kentico
8 1 (0.16%) Node.js
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.42%) MS Office
3 4 (0.63%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.31%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 14 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.94%) SaaS
4 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.03%) Internet
2 17 (2.67%) HTTP
2 17 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.57%) Wireless
4 9 (1.42%) Firewall
5 8 (1.26%) SMS
5 8 (1.26%) SMPP
5 8 (1.26%) NFC
6 4 (0.63%) Network Security
7 3 (0.47%) iSCSI
7 3 (0.47%) VLAN
7 3 (0.47%) NAS
7 3 (0.47%) IPv6
7 3 (0.47%) Intranet
8 2 (0.31%) DHCP
8 2 (0.31%) DNS
8 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.31%) SSL
8 2 (0.31%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.16%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (32.70%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.83%) MySQL
7 15 (2.36%) Big Data
8 13 (2.04%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.63%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.47%) QlikView
11 3 (0.47%) Text Mining
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.31%) OLAP
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 83 (13.05%) Visual Studio
2 62 (9.75%) NUnit
3 38 (5.97%) Rhino Mocks
4 31 (4.87%) Moq
5 29 (4.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (4.40%) MSTest
7 20 (3.14%) Selenium
8 11 (1.73%) MSBuild
8 11 (1.73%) Git (software)
9 10 (1.57%) WiX
9 10 (1.57%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.26%) Hudson
11 6 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.94%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.63%) Subversion
12 4 (0.63%) JIRA
12 4 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.63%) Ranorex
13 3 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 125 (19.65%) Finance
2 40 (6.29%) Banking
3 31 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.77%) Electronics
5 20 (3.14%) Marketing
5 20 (3.14%) Advertising
6 17 (2.67%) Music Industry
7 14 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.89%) Automotive
9 8 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.94%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.63%) Military
12 3 (0.47%) Law
12 3 (0.47%) Publishing
13 2 (0.31%) Retail
14 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 312 (49.06%) Developer
2 171 (26.89%) Software Engineer
3 94 (14.78%) C# Developer
4 69 (10.85%) Software Developer
5 66 (10.38%) .NET Developer
6 53 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 53 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (7.39%) Graduate
8 37 (5.82%) Senior Developer
9 33 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
10 30 (4.72%) Web Developer
11 27 (4.25%) Programmer
12 24 (3.77%) Architect
13 23 (3.62%) Junior
13 23 (3.62%) Junior Developer
14 22 (3.46%) Software Test Engineer
15 21 (3.30%) Graduate Developer
16 20 (3.14%) Team Leader
17 19 (2.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 17 (2.67%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (65.72%) .NET
2 186 (29.25%) ASP.NET
3 182 (28.62%) HTML
4 149 (23.43%) CSS
5 115 (18.08%) jQuery
6 101 (15.88%) WCF
7 99 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 84 (13.21%) HTML5
9 60 (9.43%) XML
10 58 (9.12%) WPF
11 53 (8.33%) .NET Framework
12 48 (7.55%) CSS3
13 43 (6.76%) Web Services
14 34 (5.35%) AngularJS
15 32 (5.03%) LINQ
16 25 (3.93%) SOAP
16 25 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (3.46%) KnockoutJS
18 21 (3.30%) Razor View Engine
18 21 (3.30%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 177 (27.83%) Computer Science
2 123 (19.34%) Mathematics
3 54 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (7.55%) Algorithms
5 46 (7.23%) User Experience
6 38 (5.97%) Cryptography
7 36 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
8 25 (3.93%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.99%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.67%) Physics
11 15 (2.36%) PKI
12 12 (1.89%) Device Driver
13 11 (1.73%) Client/Server
14 9 (1.42%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.42%) N-Tier
15 7 (1.10%) Data Structures
15 7 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
15 7 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
17 5 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 111 (17.45%) Windows
2 51 (8.02%) Linux
3 36 (5.66%) Android
4 34 (5.35%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.09%) UNIX
6 8 (1.26%) Windows Phone
7 7 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.63%) AIX
9 4 (0.63%) HPUX
9 4 (0.63%) Solaris
10 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (45.75%) Software Engineering
2 241 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (25.47%) MVC
4 106 (16.67%) TDD
5 96 (15.09%) OO
6 85 (13.36%) Scrum
7 55 (8.65%) Regression Testing
8 41 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 36 (5.66%) Information Security
9 36 (5.66%) Unit Testing
10 31 (4.87%) Automated Testing
10 31 (4.87%) OOP
11 28 (4.40%) Kanban
11 28 (4.40%) Software Architecture
12 27 (4.25%) User Stories
13 26 (4.09%) Web Development
14 25 (3.93%) Software Testing
14 25 (3.93%) Multithreading
15 23 (3.62%) BDD
16 22 (3.46%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 225 (35.38%) C++
2 210 (33.02%) SQL
3 170 (26.73%) Java
4 142 (22.33%) JavaScript
5 126 (19.81%) C
6 113 (17.77%) Python
7 40 (6.29%) PHP
8 39 (6.13%) VB.NET
9 38 (5.97%) VB
10 33 (5.19%) T-SQL
11 29 (4.56%) Perl
11 29 (4.56%) PowerShell
12 22 (3.46%) Embedded C
13 18 (2.83%) Delphi
14 16 (2.52%) Ruby
15 14 (2.20%) XAML
16 13 (2.04%) Embedded C++
17 10 (1.57%) Objective-C
18 9 (1.42%) VB6
19 8 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 241 (37.89%) Degree
2 24 (3.77%) ISEB
3 12 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.10%) MCP
5 6 (0.94%) MCAD
5 6 (0.94%) MCSD
5 6 (0.94%) MCTS
6 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.16%) HNC
7 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (11.64%) QA
2 13 (2.04%) ISO 9000
3 8 (1.26%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.16%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.16%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.89%) Firmware
3 5 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.16%) XenApp
4 1 (0.16%) XenServer
4 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 130 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.67%) Oracle
3 14 (2.20%) TOWER Software
4 11 (1.73%) Facebook
5 8 (1.26%) Telerik
5 8 (1.26%) Twitter
6 6 (0.94%) VMware
6 6 (0.94%) Rackspace
6 6 (0.94%) Google
7 4 (0.63%) HP
7 4 (0.63%) Perforce
7 4 (0.63%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.63%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.47%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.47%) Quark
9 2 (0.31%) Adobe
9 2 (0.31%) IBM
9 2 (0.31%) Citrix
9 2 (0.31%) Epiphany
9 2 (0.31%) Red Gate
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