The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 792 960 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.57% 25.44% 23.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.06% 42.80% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 690 895 848
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2259 2243 2402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.83% 59.43% 62.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1930 1997 2193
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,050 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

C#
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

C# Salary Trend in Manchester

C#
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

C# Salary Histogram in Manchester

C#
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bolton +2 66 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Stockport -3 48 £39,750 +22.30% 9
Wigan -2 29 £32,500 -10.95% 9
Rochdale +1 14 £45,000 -
Altrincham -11 11 £32,000 +6.66% 4
Oldham +4 9 £39,000 +22.31%
Cheadle +2 8 - - 1
Bury -17 3 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Sale +2 1 £42,500 +26.86%
Salford -7 1 £50,000 +42.85% 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 1446 (87.27%) .NET
2 1055 (63.67%) ASP.NET
3 1014 (61.19%) SQL Server
4 740 (44.66%) MVC
5 704 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
6 696 (42.00%) HTML
7 683 (41.22%) JavaScript
8 563 (33.98%) CSS
9 556 (33.55%) SQL
10 457 (27.58%) WCF
11 419 (25.29%) TDD
12 415 (25.05%) jQuery
13 401 (24.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 393 (23.72%) .NET Framework
15 373 (22.51%) Microsoft
16 324 (19.55%) Web Services
16 324 (19.55%) OO
17 313 (18.89%) VB.NET
18 312 (18.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 290 (17.50%) Scrum
20 274 (16.54%) XML
21 260 (15.69%) LINQ
22 252 (15.21%) Windows
23 219 (13.22%) Degree
24 204 (12.31%) Web Development
24 204 (12.31%) Finance
25 183 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
26 173 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
27 171 (10.32%) WPF
28 164 (9.90%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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
1 125 (7.54%) SharePoint
2 101 (6.10%) IIS
3 73 (4.41%) CMS
4 61 (3.68%) Node.js
5 46 (2.78%) Umbraco
6 26 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.78%) WordPress
10 9 (0.54%) Sitefinity
11 6 (0.36%) Lync
12 5 (0.30%) Apache
12 5 (0.30%) Confluence
13 4 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.18%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.18%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.12%) NServiceBus
15 2 (0.12%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 139 (8.39%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 12 (0.72%) MS Office
4 6 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.36%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.78%) Visualfiles
3 6 (0.36%) Magento
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.060%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.060%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.54%) SaaS
3 8 (0.48%) Google Apps
4 7 (0.42%) Google App Engine
5 6 (0.36%) PaaS
5 6 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.30%) GitHub
6 5 (0.30%) IaaS
7 3 (0.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.060%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.060%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.060%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.20%) Internet
2 40 (2.41%) Intranet
3 30 (1.81%) HTTP
4 5 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.24%) Firewall
5 4 (0.24%) Extranet
6 3 (0.18%) DNS
7 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.12%) SMTP
7 2 (0.12%) MPLS
8 1 (0.060%) NAS
8 1 (0.060%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1014 (61.19%) SQL Server
2 173 (10.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 122 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 106 (6.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 94 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 86 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 62 (3.74%) MySQL
8 41 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (1.45%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
10 22 (1.33%) RavenDB
11 21 (1.27%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.03%) Big Data
13 12 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.66%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.60%) NoSQL
16 8 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.42%) OLTP
18 5 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 183 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 131 (7.91%) Visual Studio
3 81 (4.89%) NUnit
4 78 (4.71%) Git (software)
5 41 (2.47%) Moq
6 38 (2.29%) Selenium
7 33 (1.99%) Subversion
8 26 (1.57%) ReSharper
9 25 (1.51%) SpecFlow
10 17 (1.03%) ClearCase
11 15 (0.91%) MSTest
11 15 (0.91%) JIRA
12 13 (0.78%) Mercurial
13 12 (0.72%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.54%) WebDriver
15 8 (0.48%) Eclipse
16 7 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
17 6 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
18 5 (0.30%) TeamCity
18 5 (0.30%) Axure RP
General
1 204 (12.31%) Finance
2 77 (4.65%) Marketing
3 48 (2.90%) Games
4 46 (2.78%) Retail
5 43 (2.60%) Banking
6 31 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.63%) Advertising
8 25 (1.51%) Legal
9 16 (0.97%) Law
10 13 (0.78%) Billing
11 12 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.36%) Automotive
14 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.18%) German Language
15 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 3 (0.18%) Turkish Language
16 2 (0.12%) Military
16 2 (0.12%) Front Office
16 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1327 (80.08%) Developer
2 631 (38.08%) .NET Developer
3 540 (32.59%) C# Developer
4 359 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 327 (19.73%) Senior Developer
6 256 (15.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 244 (14.73%) Software Developer
8 229 (13.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 171 (10.32%) Senior C# Developer
10 155 (9.35%) Web Developer
11 131 (7.91%) Senior .NET Developer
12 99 (5.97%) Analyst
13 96 (5.79%) Team Leader
14 90 (5.43%) C# Software Developer
15 89 (5.37%) Junior
16 85 (5.13%) Junior Developer
17 79 (4.77%) .NET Software Developer
18 74 (4.47%) Lead Developer
19 73 (4.41%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
20 64 (3.86%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1446 (87.27%) .NET
2 1055 (63.67%) ASP.NET
3 696 (42.00%) HTML
4 563 (33.98%) CSS
5 457 (27.58%) WCF
6 415 (25.05%) jQuery
7 401 (24.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 393 (23.72%) .NET Framework
9 324 (19.55%) Web Services
10 312 (18.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 274 (16.54%) XML
12 260 (15.69%) LINQ
13 171 (10.32%) WPF
14 162 (9.78%) HTML5
15 150 (9.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 126 (7.60%) Ajax
17 109 (6.58%) WinForms
18 95 (5.73%) KnockoutJS
19 94 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 91 (5.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.40%) Computer Science
2 77 (4.65%) N-Tier
3 63 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 50 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 49 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (2.53%) Mathematics
7 36 (2.17%) User Experience
8 33 (1.99%) iPhone
8 33 (1.99%) Physics
8 33 (1.99%) Client/Server
9 28 (1.69%) Social Media
10 15 (0.91%) Streaming Music
11 13 (0.78%) Open Source
12 11 (0.66%) W3C
12 11 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
13 8 (0.48%) iPad
13 8 (0.48%) Blackberry
13 8 (0.48%) Tandem
14 7 (0.42%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 252 (15.21%) Windows
2 50 (3.02%) Android
3 32 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 29 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (1.57%) Linux
6 15 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.66%) UNIX
8 6 (0.36%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.18%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.060%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.060%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.060%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.060%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 740 (44.66%) MVC
2 704 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
3 419 (25.29%) TDD
4 324 (19.55%) OO
5 290 (17.50%) Scrum
6 204 (12.31%) Web Development
7 152 (9.17%) Unit Testing
8 147 (8.87%) Software Engineering
9 119 (7.18%) E-Commerce
10 116 (7.00%) OOD
11 114 (6.88%) Project Management
12 108 (6.52%) Mentoring
13 102 (6.16%) Domain-Driven Design
14 97 (5.85%) SOA
15 95 (5.73%) Web Application Development
16 92 (5.55%) OOP
17 77 (4.65%) Coaching
18 76 (4.59%) UML
19 73 (4.41%) BDD
20 69 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 683 (41.22%) JavaScript
2 556 (33.55%) SQL
3 313 (18.89%) VB.NET
4 164 (9.90%) T-SQL
5 140 (8.45%) Java
6 90 (5.43%) C++
7 59 (3.56%) PHP
8 52 (3.14%) Ruby
9 44 (2.66%) C
9 44 (2.66%) VB
10 20 (1.21%) Python
11 14 (0.84%) PL/SQL
11 14 (0.84%) Delphi
12 13 (0.78%) Perl
13 11 (0.66%) TypeScript
14 9 (0.54%) PHP5
14 9 (0.54%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.48%) VB6
15 8 (0.48%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 219 (13.22%) Degree
2 36 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (1.93%) MCP
4 20 (1.21%) MCTS
5 19 (1.15%) MCSD
6 17 (1.03%) MCAD
7 13 (0.78%) ISEB
8 9 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.48%) Security Cleared
10 5 (0.30%) CCNP
10 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.24%) MCSE
12 3 (0.18%) MCPD
13 2 (0.12%) OCPJP
13 2 (0.12%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.060%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.060%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.060%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.51%) QA
2 17 (1.03%) WAI
3 6 (0.36%) SLA
3 6 (0.36%) WCAG
4 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.18%) Hyper-V
1 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.060%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.48%) OpenView
3 1 (0.060%) SCCM
3 1 (0.060%) SCOM
Vendors
1 373 (22.51%) Microsoft
2 59 (3.56%) Oracle
3 44 (2.66%) Google
4 29 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 21 (1.27%) HP
6 18 (1.09%) Wonderware
7 11 (0.66%) SAP
8 10 (0.60%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.60%) IBM
8 10 (0.60%) Adobe
9 8 (0.48%) Remedy
9 8 (0.48%) Embarcadero
9 8 (0.48%) Siemens
9 8 (0.48%) EPiServer
10 6 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.30%) VMware
11 5 (0.30%) Twitter
12 4 (0.24%) Open Text
13 3 (0.18%) Zend
13 3 (0.18%) Cisco
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Bolton, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wigan, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Share options
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Bury, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £33000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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