The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 183 120 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.67% 21.13% 22.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.95% 32.26% 42.49%
Number of salaries quoted 157 116 102
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,100 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
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 Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
333 372 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 66.73% 65.49% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 284 340 245
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 43 £30,500 -14.68% 5
Lancaster 0 20 £35,000 +22.80% 3
Chorley 0 15 £47,000 +52.84% 3
Blackpool +4 9 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Ormskirk 0 6 £31,500 -16.00%
Burnley -4 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Lytham St Annes -2 4 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Morecambe - 4 £35,000 -
Skelmersdale +4 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Blackburn -5 1 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £21,000 -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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#.

1 259 (96.64%) .NET
2 185 (69.03%) ASP.NET
3 146 (54.48%) SQL Server
4 131 (48.88%) SQL
5 124 (46.27%) jQuery
6 118 (44.03%) HTML
7 115 (42.91%) CSS
8 105 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (37.69%) JavaScript
10 94 (35.07%) MVC
10 94 (35.07%) .NET Framework
11 90 (33.58%) WCF
12 78 (29.10%) Microsoft
13 66 (24.63%) XML
14 60 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (16.42%) SOAP
16 43 (16.04%) LINQ
16 43 (16.04%) Mentoring
17 40 (14.93%) SQL Server 2012
17 40 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
18 39 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 39 (14.55%) T-SQL
19 37 (13.81%) VB.NET
20 36 (13.43%) MS Excel
20 36 (13.43%) Web Development
21 35 (13.06%) OO
22 34 (12.69%) Web Services
22 34 (12.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 33 (12.31%) WPF
24 31 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (10.07%) SharePoint
1 27 (10.07%) CMS
2 24 (8.96%) Umbraco
3 12 (4.48%) IIS
3 12 (4.48%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.37%) Node.js
4 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.37%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) VPN
2 4 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) FTP
3 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (54.48%) SQL Server
2 40 (14.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 40 (14.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (12.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (6.72%) Crystal Reports
6 16 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.73%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.12%) MySQL
10 3 (1.12%) DTS
11 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.75%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.72%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.48%) PowerBuilder
3 11 (4.10%) Subversion
4 7 (2.61%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.12%) NUnit
6 3 (1.12%) Selenium
6 3 (1.12%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.12%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.12%) eggPlant
6 3 (1.12%) Facilita Forecast
7 2 (0.75%) MSTest
7 2 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.75%) Moq
7 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.75%) JMeter
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (8.96%) Retail
2 7 (2.61%) Manufacturing
2 7 (2.61%) Back Office
2 7 (2.61%) Finance
3 6 (2.24%) Legal
3 6 (2.24%) Marketing
4 4 (1.49%) Games
5 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.75%) Advertising
5 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 230 (85.82%) Developer
2 80 (29.85%) C# Developer
3 74 (27.61%) .NET Developer
4 55 (20.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (16.04%) Software Developer
6 40 (14.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (14.18%) Senior Developer
8 31 (11.57%) Web Developer
8 31 (11.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (9.33%) Analyst
10 21 (7.84%) Team Leader
11 19 (7.09%) Development Team Leader
12 18 (6.72%) VB.NET Developer
13 17 (6.34%) Developer Analyst
14 16 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
15 15 (5.60%) .NET Team Leader
15 15 (5.60%) Software Team Leader
15 15 (5.60%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
16 14 (5.22%) Software Development Team Leader
16 14 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (96.64%) .NET
2 185 (69.03%) ASP.NET
3 124 (46.27%) jQuery
4 118 (44.03%) HTML
5 115 (42.91%) CSS
6 94 (35.07%) .NET Framework
7 90 (33.58%) WCF
8 66 (24.63%) XML
9 60 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (16.42%) SOAP
11 43 (16.04%) LINQ
12 39 (14.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 34 (12.69%) Web Services
14 33 (12.31%) WPF
15 21 (7.84%) XSLT
16 20 (7.46%) XHTML
17 19 (7.09%) CSS3
18 18 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 17 (6.34%) XSL
19 17 (6.34%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.46%) Mobile App
3 19 (7.09%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.22%) iSeries
5 9 (3.36%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (2.61%) User Experience
7 6 (2.24%) PDA
8 5 (1.87%) Social Media
9 3 (1.12%) SCORM
10 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.09%) Windows
2 6 (2.24%) Android
3 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (35.07%) MVC
3 43 (16.04%) Mentoring
4 36 (13.43%) Web Development
5 35 (13.06%) OO
6 23 (8.58%) Web Application Development
7 22 (8.21%) E-Commerce
8 21 (7.84%) Scrum
9 20 (7.46%) TDD
10 18 (6.72%) Unit Testing
10 18 (6.72%) Multithreading
10 18 (6.72%) Waterfall
11 17 (6.34%) Parallel Computing
11 17 (6.34%) Performance Management
11 17 (6.34%) Load Testing
12 15 (5.60%) Migration
13 13 (4.85%) Time Management
14 12 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.10%) Test Scripting
15 11 (4.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 131 (48.88%) SQL
2 101 (37.69%) JavaScript
3 39 (14.55%) T-SQL
4 37 (13.81%) VB.NET
5 26 (9.70%) Java
6 25 (9.33%) PHP
7 20 (7.46%) VB
8 16 (5.97%) Objective-C
8 16 (5.97%) Groovy
9 14 (5.22%) RPG
10 13 (4.85%) VB6
11 12 (4.48%) C
12 9 (3.36%) C++
13 8 (2.99%) XAML
14 6 (2.24%) Uniface
15 2 (0.75%) VBA
15 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.75%) VBScript
16 1 (0.37%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 23 (8.58%) Degree
2 3 (1.12%) MCSD
2 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.09%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 78 (29.10%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.45%) Oracle
3 6 (2.24%) Sage
4 4 (1.49%) Adobe
5 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.75%) Open Text
6 1 (0.37%) VMware
6 1 (0.37%) Ektron
6 1 (0.37%) Metastorm
6 1 (0.37%) Progress
6 1 (0.37%) NetApp
Blackpool, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leyland, Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Amazing Benefits!!
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Lytham St. Annes
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + Excellent Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackpool
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago