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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing C# 4 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.08% 7.60% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.26% 19.80% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 10
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
England

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

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 101 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 30.00% 38.40% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 72 30
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

C#
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

C# Salary Trend in the Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) UNIX
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) OOD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle