The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 315 373 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.40% 23.27% 29.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.02% 39.85% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 270 323 592
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
851 936 1397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.02% 58.39% 65.19%
Number of salaries quoted 720 754 1224
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

C#
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

C# Salary Trend in Cheshire

C#
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

C# Salary Histogram in Cheshire

C#
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 94 £35,000 -6.66% 24
Macclesfield -3 69 £40,000 - 6
Wilmslow -2 28 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Knutsford +18 24 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Crewe +2 24 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Northwich +3 11 £30,000 -14.28%
Chester -12 9 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Runcorn +2 8 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Ellesmere Port - 8 £40,000 - 1
Sandbach - 5 - - 1
Nantwich +6 4 £29,000 -17.14% 1
Daresbury - 2 - -
Frodsham - 1 £34,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £41,500 -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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#.

1 673 (93.99%) .NET
2 485 (67.74%) ASP.NET
3 432 (60.34%) SQL Server
4 383 (53.49%) MVC
5 352 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
6 306 (42.74%) HTML
7 298 (41.62%) SQL
8 286 (39.94%) JavaScript
9 274 (38.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 250 (34.92%) TDD
11 242 (33.80%) CSS
12 231 (32.26%) WCF
13 199 (27.79%) .NET Framework
14 195 (27.23%) jQuery
15 187 (26.12%) Windows
16 168 (23.46%) Microsoft
17 163 (22.77%) Scrum
18 159 (22.21%) Continuous Integration
19 141 (19.69%) Visual Studio
20 140 (19.55%) Finance
21 134 (18.72%) Web Application Development
22 131 (18.30%) Web Services
23 122 (17.04%) HTML5
24 121 (16.90%) T-SQL
25 120 (16.76%) LINQ
26 118 (16.48%) OO
27 117 (16.34%) VB.NET
28 114 (15.92%) Team Foundation Server
29 111 (15.50%) Dependency Injection
30 108 (15.08%) NUnit

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 66 (9.22%) Node.js
2 41 (5.73%) IIS
3 32 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 32 (4.47%) NServiceBus
3 32 (4.47%) Umbraco
4 31 (4.33%) CMS
5 17 (2.37%) WordPress
6 13 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.54%) JBoss
8 7 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.28%) Apache
10 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.14%) Flash Media Server
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 73 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
4 1 (0.14%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.42%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.28%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.26%) SaaS
3 3 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.28%) Office 365
4 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 64 (8.94%) Internet
2 26 (3.63%) Wireless
3 14 (1.96%) HTTP
4 11 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.56%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) ATM
6 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (60.34%) SQL Server
2 98 (13.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (11.59%) MySQL
4 69 (9.64%) NoSQL
5 60 (8.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (7.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 50 (6.98%) Relational Database
8 37 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.51%) Big Data
10 16 (2.23%) RDBMS
11 13 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.40%) DTS
13 7 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 6 (0.84%) RavenDB
14 6 (0.84%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.84%) DB2
14 6 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.42%) SAP HANA
16 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 141 (19.69%) Visual Studio
2 114 (15.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 108 (15.08%) NUnit
4 98 (13.69%) Git (software)
5 75 (10.47%) Rhino Mocks
6 71 (9.92%) Moq
7 70 (9.78%) MSTest
8 48 (6.70%) Subversion
9 46 (6.42%) Selenium
10 35 (4.89%) SpecFlow
11 31 (4.33%) JIRA
12 10 (1.40%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.26%) QuickTest Pro
14 8 (1.12%) Selenium IDE
15 7 (0.98%) Jenkins
15 7 (0.98%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.84%) SoapUI
17 5 (0.70%) Mercurial
17 5 (0.70%) TeamCity
17 5 (0.70%) Ant
General
1 140 (19.55%) Finance
2 46 (6.42%) Retail
2 46 (6.42%) Marketing
3 29 (4.05%) Advertising
4 28 (3.91%) Financial Institution
5 19 (2.65%) Games
6 16 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.12%) Legal
8 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.56%) Back Office
9 4 (0.56%) Electronics
10 3 (0.42%) Banking
11 2 (0.28%) Billing
11 2 (0.28%) Law
11 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 608 (84.92%) Developer
2 388 (54.19%) .NET Developer
3 110 (15.36%) C# Developer
4 83 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (10.47%) Software Developer
5 75 (10.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 73 (10.20%) Senior Developer
7 71 (9.92%) Web Developer
8 53 (7.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 45 (6.28%) Analyst
10 43 (6.01%) Junior
11 42 (5.87%) Junior Developer
12 40 (5.59%) Graduate
13 37 (5.17%) Graduate Developer
14 33 (4.61%) Senior .NET Developer
14 33 (4.61%) Programmer
15 29 (4.05%) .NET Programmer
16 28 (3.91%) C# Software Developer
16 28 (3.91%) .NET Web Developer
17 27 (3.77%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 673 (93.99%) .NET
2 485 (67.74%) ASP.NET
3 306 (42.74%) HTML
4 274 (38.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 242 (33.80%) CSS
6 231 (32.26%) WCF
7 199 (27.79%) .NET Framework
8 195 (27.23%) jQuery
9 131 (18.30%) Web Services
10 122 (17.04%) HTML5
11 120 (16.76%) LINQ
12 105 (14.66%) WPF
13 98 (13.69%) Castle Windsor
14 93 (12.99%) XML
15 80 (11.17%) WinForms
16 76 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
17 75 (10.47%) CSS3
18 73 (10.20%) SOAP
19 71 (9.92%) Spring.NET
20 69 (9.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.64%) Inversion of Control
2 61 (8.52%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.45%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.07%) Social Media
6 20 (2.79%) Social Network
7 18 (2.51%) User Experience
8 15 (2.09%) Mobile App
9 14 (1.96%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.54%) BBC
11 10 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.26%) W3C
13 5 (0.70%) Mobile Games
14 4 (0.56%) Life Science
15 3 (0.42%) Streaming Music
16 2 (0.28%) Blog
16 2 (0.28%) Hedge funds
16 2 (0.28%) New Media
16 2 (0.28%) Fixed Income
16 2 (0.28%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 187 (26.12%) Windows
2 38 (5.31%) Apple iOS
3 37 (5.17%) Android
4 36 (5.03%) Linux
5 8 (1.12%) UNIX
6 7 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (0.84%) AIX
8 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (53.49%) MVC
2 352 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
3 250 (34.92%) TDD
4 163 (22.77%) Scrum
5 159 (22.21%) Continuous Integration
6 134 (18.72%) Web Application Development
7 118 (16.48%) OO
8 111 (15.50%) Dependency Injection
9 92 (12.85%) BDD
10 79 (11.03%) MVVM
11 78 (10.89%) Kanban
12 53 (7.40%) SOA
13 52 (7.26%) Software Engineering
14 47 (6.56%) Unit Testing
15 39 (5.45%) OOP
16 33 (4.61%) CRM
17 28 (3.91%) Risk Management
17 28 (3.91%) Customer Engagement
17 28 (3.91%) Web Development
18 25 (3.49%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 298 (41.62%) SQL
2 286 (39.94%) JavaScript
3 121 (16.90%) T-SQL
4 117 (16.34%) VB.NET
5 91 (12.71%) VB
6 53 (7.40%) Java
7 47 (6.56%) C++
8 41 (5.73%) Ruby
9 38 (5.31%) PHP
10 19 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.23%) PHP5
11 16 (2.23%) C
12 13 (1.82%) VBA
13 9 (1.26%) XPath
14 6 (0.84%) Assembly Language
14 6 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.84%) VB6
15 5 (0.70%) VBScript
16 3 (0.42%) Korn
17 2 (0.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 41 (5.73%) Degree
2 10 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.84%) MCP
5 4 (0.56%) MCTS
6 3 (0.42%) MCAD
6 3 (0.42%) MCSD
7 2 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.77%) QA
2 21 (2.93%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.70%) Docker
2 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.70%) Puppet
2 5 (0.70%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 168 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 45 (6.28%) Facebook
3 29 (4.05%) Oracle
4 17 (2.37%) EPiServer
5 15 (2.09%) Sitecore
5 15 (2.09%) Eloqua
6 14 (1.96%) Twitter
7 13 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 12 (1.68%) Google
8 12 (1.68%) Apple
9 10 (1.40%) Yahoo!
9 10 (1.40%) Sony
10 7 (0.98%) IBM
11 5 (0.70%) Open Text
12 4 (0.56%) VMware
13 3 (0.42%) SAP
13 3 (0.42%) DevExpress
14 2 (0.28%) Rackspace
14 2 (0.28%) Xamarin
14 2 (0.28%) Red Hat
Chester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Knutsford
Noir Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wilmslow
Noir Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Macclesfield
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Net Talent
Salary: excellent package on offer
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent competitive package
Posted: 2 days ago