The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing C# 131 106 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 27.46% 21.54% 27.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.56% 36.18% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 110 101 128
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £42,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
294 293 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 61.64% 59.55% 62.27%
Number of salaries quoted 249 268 282
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
North West

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

C#
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

C# Salary Trend in Lancashire

C#
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

C# Salary Histogram in Lancashire

C#
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
Preston +1 26 £30,500 -12.85% 9
Lancaster -1 18 £38,500 +28.33% 1
Blackpool +9 12 £42,500 +51.78% 2
Ormskirk 0 9 £31,500 -16.00% 1
Chorley -3 9 £47,000 +56.66% 4
Burnley 0 6 £40,000 +86.04%
Blackburn -4 5 £45,000 +42.85% 4
Skelmersdale +2 4 £37,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 3 £21,000 -
Morecambe - 2 £35,000 -
Colne +2 1 £33,500 +48.88%
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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#.

1 207 (95.39%) .NET
2 150 (69.12%) ASP.NET
3 123 (56.68%) SQL Server
4 114 (52.53%) SQL
5 89 (41.01%) HTML
6 86 (39.63%) jQuery
7 77 (35.48%) CSS
8 76 (35.02%) MVC
9 73 (33.64%) .NET Framework
10 71 (32.72%) JavaScript
11 65 (29.95%) WCF
12 64 (29.49%) Microsoft
13 60 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (22.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 49 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
15 38 (17.51%) Web Services
16 35 (16.13%) WPF
16 35 (16.13%) XML
17 32 (14.75%) Oracle
17 32 (14.75%) VB.NET
17 32 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 31 (14.29%) TDD
19 30 (13.82%) OO
19 30 (13.82%) LINQ
20 28 (12.90%) Java
20 28 (12.90%) Scrum
21 27 (12.44%) SOAP
21 27 (12.44%) Unit Testing
21 27 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
22 26 (11.98%) PHP

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 16 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.53%) ColdFusion
3 11 (5.07%) CMS
4 7 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 7 (3.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.76%) MS Office
3 4 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.92%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.46%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.46%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (2.76%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) Intranet
2 1 (0.46%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (56.68%) SQL Server
2 32 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 27 (12.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (11.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (5.07%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.84%) MySQL
9 4 (1.84%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.84%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.92%) DTS
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.53%) PowerBuilder
3 9 (4.15%) Selenium
4 8 (3.69%) NUnit
5 7 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (3.23%) Moq
5 7 (3.23%) MSTest
6 6 (2.76%) Subversion
6 6 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.76%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.84%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.84%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.38%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.38%) PhoneGap
8 3 (1.38%) eggPlant
8 3 (1.38%) Facilita Forecast
9 2 (0.92%) JMeter
9 2 (0.92%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (6.91%) Retail
2 10 (4.61%) Finance
3 7 (3.23%) Back Office
3 7 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.76%) Marketing
5 3 (1.38%) Legal
6 2 (0.92%) Billing
6 2 (0.92%) Advertising
6 2 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 185 (85.25%) Developer
2 75 (34.56%) C# Developer
3 74 (34.10%) .NET Developer
4 54 (24.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (17.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (16.13%) Software Developer
7 33 (15.21%) Senior Developer
8 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (10.60%) Analyst
10 17 (7.83%) VB.NET Developer
11 16 (7.37%) Senior C# Developer
12 14 (6.45%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (5.99%) Developer Analyst
13 13 (5.99%) Web Developer
14 12 (5.53%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (5.07%) Systems Analyst
15 11 (5.07%) Programmer
16 9 (4.15%) Junior
16 9 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
16 9 (4.15%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (95.39%) .NET
2 150 (69.12%) ASP.NET
3 89 (41.01%) HTML
4 86 (39.63%) jQuery
5 77 (35.48%) CSS
6 73 (33.64%) .NET Framework
7 65 (29.95%) WCF
8 60 (27.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (22.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 38 (17.51%) Web Services
11 35 (16.13%) WPF
11 35 (16.13%) XML
12 30 (13.82%) LINQ
13 27 (12.44%) SOAP
14 25 (11.52%) WinForms
15 19 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (8.29%) HTML5
17 16 (7.37%) REST
17 16 (7.37%) Razor View Engine
18 14 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.14%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (5.53%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.76%) iSeries
4 6 (2.76%) Social Media
5 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.38%) Tandem
6 1 (0.46%) iPad
6 1 (0.46%) Open Source
6 1 (0.46%) iPhone
6 1 (0.46%) PDA
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.61%) Windows
2 2 (0.92%) Android
3 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (35.02%) MVC
2 49 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.29%) TDD
4 30 (13.82%) OO
5 28 (12.90%) Scrum
6 27 (12.44%) Unit Testing
7 26 (11.98%) Web Application Development
8 22 (10.14%) Dependency Injection
9 17 (7.83%) Web Development
10 14 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 14 (6.45%) Kanban
11 13 (5.99%) Test Scripting
11 13 (5.99%) Performance Management
12 12 (5.53%) ERP
12 12 (5.53%) CRM
12 12 (5.53%) MVVM
13 11 (5.07%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.07%) Time Management
13 11 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 114 (52.53%) SQL
2 71 (32.72%) JavaScript
3 32 (14.75%) VB.NET
4 28 (12.90%) Java
5 26 (11.98%) PHP
5 26 (11.98%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.53%) Objective-C
6 12 (5.53%) C
6 12 (5.53%) Groovy
7 11 (5.07%) VB
8 9 (4.15%) C++
9 8 (3.69%) XAML
10 6 (2.76%) RPG
10 6 (2.76%) Uniface
11 4 (1.84%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.84%) VB6
12 1 (0.46%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 21 (9.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.76%) QA
2 2 (0.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 64 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.75%) Oracle
3 6 (2.76%) Adobe
3 6 (2.76%) Sage
4 2 (0.92%) Open Text
4 2 (0.92%) Sybase
4 2 (0.92%) Ektron
5 1 (0.46%) SAP
5 1 (0.46%) Progress
5 1 (0.46%) Metastorm
Ormskirk, Lancashire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire, North West
University of Central Lancashire
Salary: £28,132 - £32,590 (£28,695 - £33,242 with effect from 1st August 2014)
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Talent Source Global
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Company Bonus, Annual leave, Childcare Voucher
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
University of Central Lancashire
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Key Computers
Salary: 23-28k depending on experience
Posted: 8 days ago