The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 12 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing C# 21 48 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 9.42% 20.60% 42.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.09% 30.19% 57.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 46 116
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
110 159 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 49.33% 68.24% 74.13%
Number of salaries quoted 92 127 171
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £45,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

C#
Salary Trend in Chester

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

C# Salary Trend in Chester

C#
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the Chester region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

C# Salary Histogram in Chester

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 53 (94.64%) .NET
2 41 (73.21%) SQL Server
3 39 (69.64%) ASP.NET
4 38 (67.86%) CSS
5 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
6 35 (62.50%) MVC
7 34 (60.71%) HTML
7 34 (60.71%) SQL
8 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (48.21%) jQuery
9 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (39.29%) .NET Framework
11 20 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (32.14%) WCF
12 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 18 (32.14%) Relational Database
13 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (30.36%) T-SQL
14 16 (28.57%) Web Services
15 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
15 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (23.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (23.21%) ADO.NET
16 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
16 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (17.86%) WPF
18 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
18 8 (14.29%) Windows
18 8 (14.29%) MySQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 5 (8.93%) WordPress
2 5 (8.93%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (8.93%) CMS
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (73.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (32.14%) Relational Database
4 15 (26.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (14.29%) MySQL
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (26.79%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.93%) NUnit
3 5 (8.93%) MSTest
3 5 (8.93%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (8.93%) Moq
4 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
1 3 (5.36%) Retail
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (78.57%) Developer
2 29 (51.79%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Programmer
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Graduate
9 2 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Graduate Web Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (3.57%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (94.64%) .NET
2 39 (69.64%) ASP.NET
3 38 (67.86%) CSS
4 34 (60.71%) HTML
5 27 (48.21%) jQuery
6 25 (44.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (39.29%) .NET Framework
8 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 18 (32.14%) WCF
9 16 (28.57%) Web Services
10 13 (23.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (23.21%) ADO.NET
11 10 (17.86%) WPF
12 5 (8.93%) Silverlight
12 5 (8.93%) WinForms
12 5 (8.93%) XML
12 5 (8.93%) XSLT
12 5 (8.93%) Spring.NET
12 5 (8.93%) HTML5
12 5 (8.93%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) W3C
1 5 (8.93%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.57%) CAN bus
2 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Android
2 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) MVC
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.50%) Web Development
5 6 (10.71%) Scrum
5 6 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.71%) TDD
5 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.93%) OO
6 5 (8.93%) Kanban
6 5 (8.93%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (8.93%) MVVM
7 4 (7.14%) Android Development
7 4 (7.14%) iOS Development
7 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.36%) OOP
9 2 (3.57%) UML
9 2 (3.57%) CRM
9 2 (3.57%) Project Management
10 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 36 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 34 (60.71%) SQL
3 17 (30.36%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (3.57%) C
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Telerik
4 1 (1.79%) Lagan
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