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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 924 1329 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.31% 18.81% 21.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.38% 37.22% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 862 1181 1312
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
2854 3571 3921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.37% 50.53% 59.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2436 3159 3425
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 0 575 £42,923 +7.30% 179
Cheshire -2 215 £37,500 -6.25% 73
Merseyside -3 85 £37,500 - 20
Lancashire -7 47 £35,000 - 20
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1807 (87.08%) .NET
2 1253 (60.39%) ASP.NET
3 1164 (56.10%) SQL Server
4 1060 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1020 (49.16%) MVC
6 777 (37.45%) SQL
7 747 (36.00%) JavaScript
8 716 (34.51%) HTML
9 657 (31.66%) CSS
10 654 (31.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 636 (30.65%) TDD
12 571 (27.52%) WCF
13 514 (24.77%) jQuery
14 484 (23.33%) .NET Framework
15 419 (20.19%) Microsoft
16 413 (19.90%) Scrum
17 375 (18.07%) Windows
18 358 (17.25%) Web Services
19 352 (16.96%) OO
20 332 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 318 (15.33%) Web Application Development
22 314 (15.13%) WPF
23 301 (14.51%) Visual Studio
24 293 (14.12%) Entity Framework
25 286 (13.78%) Java
25 286 (13.78%) Software Engineering
26 273 (13.16%) T-SQL
27 270 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
28 267 (12.87%) VB.NET
29 266 (12.82%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 189 (9.11%) Node.js
2 100 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 83 (4.00%) CMS
4 54 (2.60%) IIS
4 54 (2.60%) Umbraco
5 28 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 23 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 19 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
9 13 (0.63%) WordPress
10 11 (0.53%) Alfresco
10 11 (0.53%) ColdFusion
10 11 (0.53%) Kentico
10 11 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.43%) Sitefinity
12 8 (0.39%) Liferay
13 7 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
14 6 (0.29%) TWiki
15 3 (0.14%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 131 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.01%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.87%) MS Office
4 12 (0.58%) Fireworks
5 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.096%) Mingle
8 2 (0.096%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 42 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.01%) Visualfiles
3 9 (0.43%) SAP Business One
4 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
6 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.19%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.096%) Exstream
8 2 (0.096%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.048%) Magento
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.048%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 112 (5.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.11%) SaaS
4 17 (0.82%) Office 365
5 9 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.34%) GitHub
7 2 (0.096%) Trello
8 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 104 (5.01%) Internet
2 34 (1.64%) HTTP
3 30 (1.45%) Intranet
4 10 (0.48%) Network Security
5 7 (0.34%) Firewall
5 7 (0.34%) LAN
5 7 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (0.29%) VPN
7 5 (0.24%) WAN
8 3 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.096%) DNS
9 2 (0.096%) Skype
10 1 (0.048%) DHCP
10 1 (0.048%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.048%) PBX
10 1 (0.048%) SMS
10 1 (0.048%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.048%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.048%) VoIP
10 1 (0.048%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1164 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 212 (10.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 187 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 136 (6.55%) NoSQL
5 103 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (3.33%) MySQL
7 68 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 64 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 61 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
11 42 (2.02%) MongoDB
12 23 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
13 21 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
14 20 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 20 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (0.58%) Big Data
17 11 (0.53%) MS Access
18 7 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
19 6 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 301 (14.51%) Visual Studio
2 239 (11.52%) NUnit
3 204 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 157 (7.57%) Git (software)
5 134 (6.46%) MSTest
6 112 (5.40%) Moq
7 111 (5.35%) Selenium
8 97 (4.67%) Rhino Mocks
9 86 (4.14%) Subversion
10 40 (1.93%) JIRA
11 37 (1.78%) Cucumber
11 37 (1.78%) WebDriver
12 35 (1.69%) SpecFlow
13 31 (1.49%) Jenkins
14 27 (1.30%) HP UFT
15 24 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 22 (1.06%) TeamCity
17 13 (0.63%) JUnit
17 13 (0.63%) Mercurial
17 13 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 219 (10.55%) Finance
2 98 (4.72%) Games
3 80 (3.86%) Marketing
4 65 (3.13%) Advertising
5 36 (1.73%) Legal
6 35 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.49%) Retail
8 28 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.06%) Back Office
9 22 (1.06%) Electronics
10 19 (0.92%) Law
11 13 (0.63%) Banking
12 9 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.096%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.096%) Automotive
16 1 (0.048%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1551 (74.75%) Developer
2 1092 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 788 (37.98%) C# Developer
4 602 (29.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 415 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 359 (17.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 272 (13.11%) Senior Developer
8 219 (10.55%) Software Developer
9 176 (8.48%) .NET Software Developer
10 170 (8.19%) C# Software Developer
11 169 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 164 (7.90%) SQL Developer
13 163 (7.86%) Senior .NET Developer
13 163 (7.86%) Web Developer
14 157 (7.57%) Senior C# Developer
15 135 (6.51%) Software Engineer
16 114 (5.49%) C# Web Developer
16 114 (5.49%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 105 (5.06%) .NET Web Developer
18 104 (5.01%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1807 (87.08%) .NET
2 1253 (60.39%) ASP.NET
3 716 (34.51%) HTML
4 657 (31.66%) CSS
5 654 (31.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 571 (27.52%) WCF
7 514 (24.77%) jQuery
8 484 (23.33%) .NET Framework
9 358 (17.25%) Web Services
10 332 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 314 (15.13%) WPF
12 293 (14.12%) Entity Framework
13 266 (12.82%) LINQ
14 250 (12.05%) AngularJS
15 240 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
16 233 (11.23%) XML
17 205 (9.88%) HTML5
18 176 (8.48%) RESTful
19 162 (7.81%) Ajax
20 154 (7.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 109 (5.25%) Computer Science
2 99 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
3 92 (4.43%) Inversion of Control
3 92 (4.43%) Mobile App
4 82 (3.95%) N-Tier
5 41 (1.98%) iPhone
6 32 (1.54%) User Experience
7 20 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 20 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 18 (0.87%) Streaming Music
9 15 (0.72%) Mathematics
10 14 (0.67%) Replication
11 13 (0.63%) Physics
11 13 (0.63%) W3C
12 12 (0.58%) Social Network
13 11 (0.53%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (0.48%) Blog
14 10 (0.48%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 375 (18.07%) Windows
2 88 (4.24%) Android
3 71 (3.42%) Linux
4 46 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.11%) Unix
5 23 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.77%) Windows XP
7 13 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.53%) Windows CE
8 11 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.14%) Solaris
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.096%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.048%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.048%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1060 (51.08%) Agile Software Development
2 1020 (49.16%) MVC
3 636 (30.65%) TDD
4 413 (19.90%) Scrum
5 352 (16.96%) OO
6 318 (15.33%) Web Application Development
7 286 (13.78%) Software Engineering
8 270 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
9 241 (11.61%) BDD
10 187 (9.01%) Dependency Injection
11 176 (8.48%) OOP
12 172 (8.29%) Kanban
13 169 (8.14%) Web Development
14 151 (7.28%) SDLC
15 142 (6.84%) Project Management
16 131 (6.31%) Mentoring
17 115 (5.54%) MVVM
18 110 (5.30%) SOA
19 101 (4.87%) UML
20 100 (4.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 777 (37.45%) SQL
2 747 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 286 (13.78%) Java
4 273 (13.16%) T-SQL
5 267 (12.87%) VB.NET
6 145 (6.99%) C++
7 127 (6.12%) VB
8 117 (5.64%) PHP
9 102 (4.92%) Ruby
10 56 (2.70%) C
11 36 (1.73%) Objective-C
12 35 (1.69%) PL/SQL
12 35 (1.69%) VB6
13 34 (1.64%) Python
14 30 (1.45%) PowerShell
15 27 (1.30%) VBA
16 26 (1.25%) TypeScript
17 22 (1.06%) Scala
18 17 (0.82%) Perl
19 16 (0.77%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 222 (10.70%) Degree
2 39 (1.88%) ISEB
3 38 (1.83%) ISTQB
4 27 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 17 (0.82%) HND
7 10 (0.48%) CHECK Team Leader
7 10 (0.48%) CREST Certified
7 10 (0.48%) HNC
8 9 (0.43%) MCSE
9 8 (0.39%) MCP
10 6 (0.29%) CCDP
10 6 (0.29%) CCNA
10 6 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.29%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.19%) MCITP
12 4 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.14%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (5.64%) QA
2 12 (0.58%) SLA
3 10 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.39%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.34%) HL7
6 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.048%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.048%) WAI
System Software
1 22 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.29%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.096%) Firmware
5 2 (0.096%) vSphere
6 1 (0.048%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.048%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 16 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.39%) Perfmon
3 5 (0.24%) Wonderware InTouch
4 1 (0.048%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.048%) Puppet
4 1 (0.048%) SCCM
Vendors
1 419 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 63 (3.04%) Oracle
3 43 (2.07%) Facebook
4 41 (1.98%) Google
5 36 (1.73%) SAP
6 28 (1.35%) EPiServer
6 28 (1.35%) Twitter
7 26 (1.25%) Sitecore
8 21 (1.01%) HP
9 20 (0.96%) Telerik
10 16 (0.77%) IBM
10 16 (0.77%) Xamarin
11 13 (0.63%) Adobe
12 11 (0.53%) BEA
12 11 (0.53%) VMware
13 9 (0.43%) Wonderware
14 7 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.29%) DevExpress
16 3 (0.14%) Blue Prism
16 3 (0.14%) Nintex
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