The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 9 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1385 1535 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.73% 22.58% 25.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.29% 36.69% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1237 1384 1921
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3817 4184 4940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.62% 61.54% 61.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3355 3642 4449
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C#
Salary Trend in the North West

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

C# Salary Trend in the North West

C#
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

C# Salary Histogram in the North West

C#
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Manchester -6 785 £38,000 +4.10% 137
Cheshire -3 368 £40,000 +9.58% 69
Lancashire +1 128 £33,000 -5.71% 24
Merseyside +8 98 £37,500 -6.25% 24
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2607 (89.19%) .NET
2 1977 (67.64%) ASP.NET
3 1687 (57.71%) SQL Server
4 1388 (47.49%) MVC
5 1331 (45.54%) HTML
6 1311 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
7 1238 (42.35%) JavaScript
8 1141 (39.04%) SQL
9 1124 (38.45%) CSS
10 818 (27.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 769 (26.31%) WCF
12 764 (26.14%) jQuery
13 721 (24.67%) TDD
14 711 (24.32%) .NET Framework
15 650 (22.24%) Microsoft
16 537 (18.37%) Web Services
17 528 (18.06%) Scrum
18 503 (17.21%) Windows
19 476 (16.28%) OO
20 441 (15.09%) VB.NET
21 438 (14.98%) XML
22 415 (14.20%) HTML5
23 382 (13.07%) LINQ
24 350 (11.97%) Finance
25 340 (11.63%) Visual Studio
26 329 (11.26%) Web Development
27 328 (11.22%) T-SQL
28 323 (11.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 319 (10.91%) Web Application Development
30 314 (10.74%) WPF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 187 (6.40%) IIS
2 175 (5.99%) Node.js
3 163 (5.58%) Umbraco
4 162 (5.54%) CMS
5 153 (5.23%) SharePoint
6 60 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 38 (1.30%) WordPress
7 38 (1.30%) NServiceBus
8 22 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (0.55%) Confluence
11 13 (0.44%) Sitefinity
12 11 (0.38%) JBoss
13 10 (0.34%) ColdFusion
14 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.24%) Apache
16 6 (0.21%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.21%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.14%) Zimbra
17 4 (0.14%) GroupWise
Applications
1 242 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.81%) Photoshop
3 22 (0.75%) MS Office
4 8 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (0.24%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.10%) MS Project
9 2 (0.068%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.068%) InDesign
10 1 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.34%) Visualfiles
3 8 (0.27%) Magento
4 7 (0.24%) Tridion
5 6 (0.21%) Sage 50
6 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.10%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.068%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.068%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.068%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.068%) Zen Cart
10 1 (0.034%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 108 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.48%) SaaS
3 14 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.27%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.17%) GitHub
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.10%) Office 365
9 2 (0.068%) IaaS
9 2 (0.068%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.068%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.068%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (4.93%) Internet
2 66 (2.26%) HTTP
3 31 (1.06%) Intranet
4 20 (0.68%) Wireless
5 16 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.17%) VPN
7 4 (0.14%) Firewall
8 3 (0.10%) Extranet
9 1 (0.034%) MPLS
9 1 (0.034%) DNS
9 1 (0.034%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.034%) ATM
9 1 (0.034%) Broadband
9 1 (0.034%) WAN
9 1 (0.034%) SMTP
9 1 (0.034%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.034%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1687 (57.71%) SQL Server
2 308 (10.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 188 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 185 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 167 (5.71%) MySQL
6 149 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 139 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 128 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 110 (3.76%) NoSQL
10 47 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 41 (1.40%) MongoDB
13 33 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
14 30 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
14 30 (1.03%) Big Data
15 18 (0.62%) RavenDB
16 16 (0.55%) DB2
17 14 (0.48%) DTS
17 14 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 340 (11.63%) Visual Studio
2 288 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 230 (7.87%) Git (software)
4 218 (7.46%) NUnit
5 125 (4.28%) Subversion
6 121 (4.14%) MSTest
7 119 (4.07%) Moq
8 113 (3.87%) Selenium
9 111 (3.80%) Rhino Mocks
10 80 (2.74%) JIRA
11 43 (1.47%) SpecFlow
12 39 (1.33%) WebDriver
13 31 (1.06%) Cucumber
14 25 (0.86%) Mercurial
14 25 (0.86%) TeamCity
15 19 (0.65%) ReSharper
15 19 (0.65%) ClearCase
16 18 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 16 (0.55%) SoapUI
General
1 350 (11.97%) Finance
2 155 (5.30%) Retail
3 133 (4.55%) Marketing
4 103 (3.52%) Games
5 63 (2.16%) Advertising
6 48 (1.64%) Banking
7 46 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 25 (0.86%) Law
9 25 (0.86%) Legal
10 22 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.58%) Automotive
12 16 (0.55%) Back Office
13 14 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 14 (0.48%) Billing
14 12 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.24%) Electronics
16 5 (0.17%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.14%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2403 (82.21%) Developer
2 1286 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 703 (24.05%) C# Developer
4 498 (17.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 427 (14.61%) Senior Developer
6 393 (13.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 370 (12.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 326 (11.15%) Software Developer
9 322 (11.02%) Web Developer
10 190 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
11 172 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
12 171 (5.85%) Junior
13 163 (5.58%) Junior Developer
14 145 (4.96%) Analyst
15 143 (4.89%) .NET Web Developer
16 121 (4.14%) Graduate
17 111 (3.80%) Team Leader
18 105 (3.59%) Graduate Developer
19 98 (3.35%) C# Software Developer
20 89 (3.04%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2607 (89.19%) .NET
2 1977 (67.64%) ASP.NET
3 1331 (45.54%) HTML
4 1124 (38.45%) CSS
5 818 (27.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 769 (26.31%) WCF
7 764 (26.14%) jQuery
8 711 (24.32%) .NET Framework
9 537 (18.37%) Web Services
10 438 (14.98%) XML
11 415 (14.20%) HTML5
12 382 (13.07%) LINQ
13 323 (11.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 314 (10.74%) WPF
15 223 (7.63%) SOAP
16 222 (7.59%) CSS3
17 220 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 216 (7.39%) Ajax
19 198 (6.77%) WinForms
20 194 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 156 (5.34%) Computer Science
2 152 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
3 126 (4.31%) Inversion of Control
4 125 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 121 (4.14%) Mobile App
6 84 (2.87%) N-Tier
7 71 (2.43%) User Experience
8 44 (1.51%) iPhone
9 43 (1.47%) Social Media
10 39 (1.33%) Client/Server
11 32 (1.09%) Mathematics
12 31 (1.06%) Social Network
13 27 (0.92%) Streaming Music
13 27 (0.92%) W3C
14 25 (0.86%) iSeries
15 16 (0.55%) Physics
16 12 (0.41%) Mobile Games
17 11 (0.38%) Open Source
17 11 (0.38%) Algorithms
18 10 (0.34%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 503 (17.21%) Windows
2 129 (4.41%) Android
3 107 (3.66%) Apple iOS
4 92 (3.15%) Linux
5 19 (0.65%) UNIX
6 14 (0.48%) Windows Phone
7 13 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
8 10 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.34%) AIX
9 5 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.068%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.068%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.034%) SmartOS
13 1 (0.034%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.034%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1388 (47.49%) MVC
2 1311 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
3 721 (24.67%) TDD
4 528 (18.06%) Scrum
5 476 (16.28%) OO
6 329 (11.26%) Web Development
7 319 (10.91%) Web Application Development
8 273 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
9 254 (8.69%) Software Engineering
10 235 (8.04%) Dependency Injection
11 209 (7.15%) BDD
12 195 (6.67%) Unit Testing
13 170 (5.82%) OOP
14 159 (5.44%) E-Commerce
14 159 (5.44%) SOA
15 154 (5.27%) Mentoring
16 147 (5.03%) Domain-Driven Design
17 145 (4.96%) Kanban
18 142 (4.86%) Project Management
19 134 (4.58%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1238 (42.35%) JavaScript
2 1141 (39.04%) SQL
3 441 (15.09%) VB.NET
4 328 (11.22%) T-SQL
5 305 (10.43%) Java
6 192 (6.57%) C++
7 169 (5.78%) VB
8 144 (4.93%) PHP
9 135 (4.62%) Ruby
10 75 (2.57%) C
11 41 (1.40%) Python
12 36 (1.23%) VB6
12 36 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 33 (1.13%) PowerShell
14 26 (0.89%) PL/SQL
15 25 (0.86%) RPG
16 21 (0.72%) PHP5
17 19 (0.65%) VBScript
18 17 (0.58%) VBA
19 16 (0.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 295 (10.09%) Degree
2 77 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.20%) MCP
4 25 (0.86%) MCSD
5 22 (0.75%) MCTS
6 15 (0.51%) MCAD
7 11 (0.38%) HND
7 11 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.38%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.31%) ISEB
9 6 (0.21%) MCPD
10 5 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.10%) MCSE
12 2 (0.068%) OCPJP
12 2 (0.068%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.034%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.034%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.034%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.034%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (4.58%) QA
2 38 (1.30%) SLA
3 10 (0.34%) WAI
4 7 (0.24%) WCAG
5 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.17%) Docker
3 3 (0.10%) XenApp
3 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.17%) Puppet
2 5 (0.17%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 650 (22.24%) Microsoft
2 103 (3.52%) Oracle
3 71 (2.43%) Sitecore
4 69 (2.36%) Google
5 61 (2.09%) Facebook
6 51 (1.74%) EPiServer
7 32 (1.09%) Twitter
7 32 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 23 (0.79%) Telerik
9 22 (0.75%) SAP
10 21 (0.72%) Wonderware
11 19 (0.65%) Eloqua
12 18 (0.62%) Xamarin
13 12 (0.41%) VMware
13 12 (0.41%) Apple
13 12 (0.41%) Adobe
13 12 (0.41%) IBM
13 12 (0.41%) Embarcadero
14 10 (0.34%) Sony
14 10 (0.34%) Open Text
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + .
Posted: 23 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £19,650 to £37,320 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Great Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday