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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1153 1481 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.56% 20.81% 23.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.85% 37.96% 39.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1042 1290 1572
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,275 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
3406 3901 4284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.87% 54.81% 58.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2881 3282 3808
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 -4 607 £40,000 +1.26% 162
Cheshire -3 317 £40,000 +6.66% 66
Lancashire 0 145 £35,000 -6.66% 42
Merseyside -3 72 £35,000 -12.50% 28
Cumbria +1 4 £35,000 +62.79% 4
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2182 (90.65%) .NET
2 1620 (67.30%) ASP.NET
3 1405 (58.37%) SQL Server
4 1247 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
5 1213 (50.39%) MVC
6 1015 (42.17%) HTML
7 958 (39.80%) JavaScript
8 926 (38.47%) SQL
9 848 (35.23%) CSS
10 719 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 708 (29.41%) WCF
12 658 (27.34%) TDD
13 602 (25.01%) jQuery
14 581 (24.14%) Microsoft
15 544 (22.60%) .NET Framework
16 515 (21.40%) Scrum
17 465 (19.32%) Web Services
18 383 (15.91%) XML
19 368 (15.29%) HTML5
20 348 (14.46%) Windows
21 317 (13.17%) Web Application Development
22 309 (12.84%) WPF
23 308 (12.80%) Software Engineering
24 303 (12.59%) OO
25 295 (12.26%) Java
26 291 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
27 290 (12.05%) Degree
28 287 (11.92%) VB.NET
28 287 (11.92%) Finance
29 275 (11.43%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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
1 142 (5.90%) Node.js
2 121 (5.03%) SharePoint
3 110 (4.57%) IIS
4 81 (3.37%) CMS
5 77 (3.20%) Umbraco
6 30 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 28 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 21 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (0.71%) Apache
11 16 (0.66%) WordPress
12 15 (0.62%) Drupal
13 9 (0.37%) Kentico
14 8 (0.33%) nginx
15 7 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.29%) JBoss
16 6 (0.25%) Joomla!
17 5 (0.21%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.21%) Sitefinity
17 5 (0.21%) Alfresco
Applications
1 231 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.95%) MS Office
3 22 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 19 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.71%) Fireworks
6 15 (0.62%) MS Project
7 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.12%) Mingle
10 2 (0.083%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.042%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 56 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.50%) Tridion
4 5 (0.21%) Exstream
4 5 (0.21%) Magento
5 4 (0.17%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.12%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.12%) Line 500
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.083%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.042%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.042%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 105 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (1.54%) SaaS
3 27 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.66%) Office 365
5 12 (0.50%) GitHub
6 3 (0.12%) Trello
7 2 (0.083%) Yammer
8 1 (0.042%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.042%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 107 (4.45%) Internet
2 34 (1.41%) Intranet
3 28 (1.16%) HTTP
4 16 (0.66%) Wireless
5 11 (0.46%) Broadband
6 9 (0.37%) GPRS
6 9 (0.37%) UMTS
7 6 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.25%) SMS
8 5 (0.21%) Extranet
8 5 (0.21%) LAN
9 4 (0.17%) Firewall
10 3 (0.12%) ATM
10 3 (0.12%) DNS
10 3 (0.12%) WAN
11 2 (0.083%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.083%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.083%) VoIP
12 1 (0.042%) DHCP
12 1 (0.042%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1405 (58.37%) SQL Server
2 229 (9.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 179 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 113 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 94 (3.91%) MySQL
6 92 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 69 (2.87%) Relational Database
8 61 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 60 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 43 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 41 (1.70%) MongoDB
12 30 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
13 24 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 19 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
16 16 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
17 11 (0.46%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.46%) Big Data
18 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 272 (11.30%) Visual Studio
2 232 (9.64%) NUnit
3 195 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 146 (6.07%) Git (software)
5 121 (5.03%) MSTest
6 117 (4.86%) Subversion
6 117 (4.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 109 (4.53%) Moq
8 87 (3.61%) Selenium
9 32 (1.33%) Cucumber
10 30 (1.25%) Jenkins
11 28 (1.16%) JIRA
12 27 (1.12%) SpecFlow
13 21 (0.87%) Grunt
14 19 (0.79%) WebDriver
15 17 (0.71%) Bower
16 16 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 16 (0.66%) ReSharper
17 13 (0.54%) Maven
17 13 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 287 (11.92%) Finance
2 80 (3.32%) Games
3 79 (3.28%) Retail
4 66 (2.74%) Marketing
5 56 (2.33%) Advertising
6 28 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.12%) Back Office
8 20 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.75%) Music Industry
9 18 (0.75%) Banking
10 17 (0.71%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.66%) Electronics
12 14 (0.58%) Legal
13 11 (0.46%) Automotive
14 9 (0.37%) Law
15 7 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.25%) Publishing
17 4 (0.17%) Billing
18 3 (0.12%) Local Government
19 2 (0.083%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1983 (82.38%) Developer
2 1161 (48.23%) .NET Developer
3 660 (27.42%) C# Developer
4 493 (20.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 358 (14.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 327 (13.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 284 (11.80%) Senior Developer
8 278 (11.55%) Web Developer
9 264 (10.97%) Software Developer
10 143 (5.94%) Senior .NET Developer
11 136 (5.65%) .NET Web Developer
12 135 (5.61%) Junior
13 132 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
14 130 (5.40%) Junior Developer
15 128 (5.32%) C# Web Developer
16 105 (4.36%) Software Engineer
17 96 (3.99%) Analyst
18 93 (3.86%) Lead Developer
19 74 (3.07%) Graduate
20 73 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2182 (90.65%) .NET
2 1620 (67.30%) ASP.NET
3 1015 (42.17%) HTML
4 848 (35.23%) CSS
5 719 (29.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 708 (29.41%) WCF
7 602 (25.01%) jQuery
8 544 (22.60%) .NET Framework
9 465 (19.32%) Web Services
10 383 (15.91%) XML
11 368 (15.29%) HTML5
12 309 (12.84%) WPF
13 275 (11.43%) AngularJS
14 259 (10.76%) LINQ
15 254 (10.55%) Entity Framework
16 232 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 192 (7.98%) Ajax
18 183 (7.60%) RESTful
19 177 (7.35%) WinForms
20 173 (7.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 157 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 147 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 143 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 116 (4.82%) Inversion of Control
5 98 (4.07%) N-Tier
6 81 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
7 62 (2.58%) User Experience
8 37 (1.54%) iPhone
9 35 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 32 (1.33%) NHS
11 26 (1.08%) Streaming Music
12 24 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.00%) Mathematics
13 23 (0.96%) Tandem
14 19 (0.79%) Replication
15 17 (0.71%) Social Media
16 10 (0.42%) Social Network
17 9 (0.37%) W3C
17 9 (0.37%) Blackberry
17 9 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 348 (14.46%) Windows
2 153 (6.36%) Android
3 105 (4.36%) Apple iOS
4 44 (1.83%) Linux
5 33 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
6 26 (1.08%) Windows Phone
7 20 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
9 13 (0.54%) UNIX
10 10 (0.42%) Windows CE
11 7 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.25%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.21%) CentOS
14 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.083%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.083%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.083%) Solaris
16 1 (0.042%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1247 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 1213 (50.39%) MVC
3 658 (27.34%) TDD
4 515 (21.40%) Scrum
5 317 (13.17%) Web Application Development
6 308 (12.80%) Software Engineering
7 303 (12.59%) OO
8 291 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
9 264 (10.97%) Dependency Injection
10 225 (9.35%) Web Development
11 224 (9.31%) SDLC
12 221 (9.18%) BDD
13 195 (8.10%) Unit Testing
14 156 (6.48%) Kanban
15 131 (5.44%) MVVM
16 129 (5.36%) E-Commerce
17 128 (5.32%) Mentoring
18 117 (4.86%) Domain-Driven Design
19 110 (4.57%) SOA
20 106 (4.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 958 (39.80%) JavaScript
2 926 (38.47%) SQL
3 295 (12.26%) Java
4 287 (11.92%) VB.NET
5 247 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 183 (7.60%) VB
7 130 (5.40%) C++
8 111 (4.61%) PHP
9 90 (3.74%) Ruby
10 55 (2.29%) C
11 53 (2.20%) VBA
12 52 (2.16%) Python
13 32 (1.33%) Objective-C
14 27 (1.12%) PL/SQL
14 27 (1.12%) Perl
15 21 (0.87%) VB6
16 18 (0.75%) VBScript
17 11 (0.46%) XAML
17 11 (0.46%) ActionScript
17 11 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 290 (12.05%) Degree
2 66 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (0.79%) ISTQB
4 18 (0.75%) MCSD
5 16 (0.66%) ISEB
6 11 (0.46%) HND
7 9 (0.37%) MCP
8 7 (0.29%) MCPD
8 7 (0.29%) MCTS
9 5 (0.21%) MCITP
9 5 (0.21%) MCAD
10 4 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.12%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.083%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.083%) MCSA
12 2 (0.083%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (4.82%) QA
2 20 (0.83%) SLA
3 15 (0.62%) HL7
4 8 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.21%) WAI
6 4 (0.17%) DICOM
6 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.083%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.042%) GAMP
8 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.29%) vSphere
3 3 (0.12%) Firmware
3 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.083%) XenApp
5 1 (0.042%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.25%) Puppet
2 5 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.083%) Plesk
4 2 (0.083%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.042%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 581 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 102 (4.24%) Oracle
3 44 (1.83%) Facebook
4 39 (1.62%) Sitecore
4 39 (1.62%) Google
5 26 (1.08%) DevExpress
6 20 (0.83%) Apple
7 19 (0.79%) Adobe
7 19 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (0.75%) Twitter
8 18 (0.75%) Telerik
9 11 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 10 (0.42%) Zend
11 9 (0.37%) HP
11 9 (0.37%) Symbian
12 8 (0.33%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.29%) VMware
14 6 (0.25%) Apigee
14 6 (0.25%) SAP
14 6 (0.25%) Sage
Lancashire
Computer People
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
NST Recruitment Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Additional Resources Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sale, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
RMI International
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago