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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing C# 1149 1554 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.14% 20.82% 23.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.59% 38.07% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1055 1335 1486
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,050 £24,500
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
3421 4082 4024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.03% 54.69% 58.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2941 3408 3593
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -1 646 £40,000 - 176
Cheshire -4 322 £40,000 +9.58% 79
Lancashire -1 117 £35,000 -6.66% 33
Merseyside -4 56 £35,500 -11.25% 33
Cumbria -4 5 £35,000 +12.90% 3
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2034 (89.13%) .NET
2 1493 (65.43%) ASP.NET
3 1297 (56.84%) SQL Server
4 1202 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1148 (50.31%) MVC
6 944 (41.37%) HTML
7 892 (39.09%) JavaScript
8 854 (37.42%) SQL
9 797 (34.93%) CSS
10 692 (30.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 665 (29.14%) WCF
12 664 (29.10%) TDD
13 560 (24.54%) jQuery
14 542 (23.75%) Microsoft
15 481 (21.08%) Scrum
16 476 (20.86%) .NET Framework
17 448 (19.63%) Web Services
18 343 (15.03%) XML
19 328 (14.37%) HTML5
20 317 (13.89%) Web Application Development
21 315 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
22 313 (13.72%) Windows
23 301 (13.19%) WPF
24 293 (12.84%) Java
25 288 (12.62%) AngularJS
26 287 (12.58%) OO
27 284 (12.45%) Software Engineering
28 280 (12.27%) Visual Studio
29 270 (11.83%) Finance
30 265 (11.61%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 147 (6.44%) Node.js
2 135 (5.92%) SharePoint
3 110 (4.82%) IIS
4 88 (3.86%) Umbraco
5 79 (3.46%) CMS
6 33 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 33 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 27 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (0.74%) WordPress
8 17 (0.74%) Apache
9 16 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.66%) Drupal
11 12 (0.53%) Kentico
11 12 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (0.48%) Sitefinity
13 8 (0.35%) JBoss
14 7 (0.31%) nginx
15 5 (0.22%) Alfresco
15 5 (0.22%) ColdFusion
16 4 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 189 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.88%) MS Office
3 26 (1.14%) Photoshop
4 20 (0.88%) Fireworks
5 16 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.66%) MS Project
7 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.13%) Mingle
10 1 (0.044%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.044%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 63 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.53%) Tridion
4 8 (0.35%) SAP Business One
5 6 (0.26%) Visualfiles
6 5 (0.22%) Magento
7 4 (0.18%) Exstream
8 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.13%) Line 500
8 3 (0.13%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.088%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.044%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.044%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 91 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.36%) SaaS
3 27 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.66%) Office 365
5 12 (0.53%) GitHub
6 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.13%) Trello
8 1 (0.044%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 106 (4.65%) Internet
2 38 (1.67%) Intranet
3 17 (0.74%) HTTP
4 13 (0.57%) Wireless
5 10 (0.44%) Broadband
6 7 (0.31%) GPRS
6 7 (0.31%) SMS
6 7 (0.31%) UMTS
7 5 (0.22%) LAN
7 5 (0.22%) Extranet
8 3 (0.13%) FTP
8 3 (0.13%) WAN
8 3 (0.13%) DNS
9 2 (0.088%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.088%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.088%) Firewall
10 1 (0.044%) Skype
10 1 (0.044%) SSL
10 1 (0.044%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.044%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1297 (56.84%) SQL Server
2 209 (9.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 175 (7.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 108 (4.73%) NoSQL
5 100 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (3.64%) MySQL
7 65 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 61 (2.67%) Relational Database
9 50 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
10 47 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (1.84%) MongoDB
12 29 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
14 16 (0.70%) RDBMS
14 16 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
14 16 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (0.48%) Big Data
16 10 (0.44%) Oracle Database
17 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 280 (12.27%) Visual Studio
2 240 (10.52%) NUnit
3 163 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 153 (6.70%) Git (software)
5 119 (5.21%) MSTest
6 112 (4.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 112 (4.91%) Subversion
7 109 (4.78%) Moq
8 106 (4.65%) Selenium
9 41 (1.80%) Cucumber
9 41 (1.80%) Jenkins
10 32 (1.40%) WebDriver
11 27 (1.18%) JIRA
12 23 (1.01%) ReSharper
13 22 (0.96%) SpecFlow
14 20 (0.88%) Grunt
15 16 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 16 (0.70%) HP UFT
16 15 (0.66%) Bower
17 14 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 270 (11.83%) Finance
2 87 (3.81%) Games
3 69 (3.02%) Retail
4 66 (2.89%) Advertising
5 61 (2.67%) Marketing
6 25 (1.10%) Back Office
7 24 (1.05%) Legal
8 22 (0.96%) Telecoms
9 21 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.70%) Banking
11 13 (0.57%) Music Industry
12 12 (0.53%) Electronics
12 12 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.35%) Automotive
13 8 (0.35%) Law
14 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.13%) Publishing
15 3 (0.13%) Local Government
16 2 (0.088%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.044%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1848 (80.98%) Developer
2 1081 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 618 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 456 (19.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 319 (13.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 303 (13.28%) ASP.NET Developer
7 289 (12.66%) Web Developer
8 250 (10.96%) Senior Developer
9 248 (10.87%) Software Developer
10 147 (6.44%) C# Web Developer
11 146 (6.40%) .NET Web Developer
12 127 (5.57%) Senior .NET Developer
13 114 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
14 109 (4.78%) Junior
15 106 (4.65%) Software Engineer
16 104 (4.56%) Junior Developer
17 92 (4.03%) Analyst
18 78 (3.42%) Graduate
19 77 (3.37%) C# Software Developer
20 74 (3.24%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2034 (89.13%) .NET
2 1493 (65.43%) ASP.NET
3 944 (41.37%) HTML
4 797 (34.93%) CSS
5 692 (30.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 665 (29.14%) WCF
7 560 (24.54%) jQuery
8 476 (20.86%) .NET Framework
9 448 (19.63%) Web Services
10 343 (15.03%) XML
11 328 (14.37%) HTML5
12 301 (13.19%) WPF
13 288 (12.62%) AngularJS
14 239 (10.47%) ASP.NET Web API
15 236 (10.34%) LINQ
16 234 (10.25%) Entity Framework
17 182 (7.98%) RESTful
18 178 (7.80%) Ajax
19 157 (6.88%) WinForms
19 157 (6.88%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 142 (6.22%) Computer Science
2 135 (5.92%) Mobile App
3 130 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
4 107 (4.69%) Inversion of Control
5 83 (3.64%) N-Tier
6 64 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 62 (2.72%) User Experience
8 42 (1.84%) iPhone
9 31 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 26 (1.14%) Streaming Music
11 25 (1.10%) Replication
12 24 (1.05%) Mathematics
13 23 (1.01%) NHS
14 20 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 19 (0.83%) Tandem
16 12 (0.53%) Social Media
17 10 (0.44%) iPad
17 10 (0.44%) Xbox
17 10 (0.44%) Blackberry
18 9 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 313 (13.72%) Windows
2 144 (6.31%) Android
3 103 (4.51%) Apple iOS
4 47 (2.06%) Linux
5 28 (1.23%) Windows Phone
6 22 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
7 18 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.70%) Windows Phone 7
9 15 (0.66%) UNIX
10 8 (0.35%) Windows CE
10 8 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.31%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.22%) CentOS
14 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.088%) Solaris
16 1 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.044%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.044%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1202 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1148 (50.31%) MVC
3 664 (29.10%) TDD
4 481 (21.08%) Scrum
5 317 (13.89%) Web Application Development
6 315 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
7 287 (12.58%) OO
8 284 (12.45%) Software Engineering
9 259 (11.35%) Dependency Injection
10 237 (10.39%) BDD
11 218 (9.55%) Web Development
12 211 (9.25%) SDLC
13 163 (7.14%) Unit Testing
14 162 (7.10%) Kanban
15 135 (5.92%) MVVM
16 125 (5.48%) E-Commerce
17 113 (4.95%) Mentoring
18 105 (4.60%) OOP
19 103 (4.51%) Domain-Driven Design
20 101 (4.43%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 892 (39.09%) JavaScript
2 854 (37.42%) SQL
3 293 (12.84%) Java
4 265 (11.61%) VB.NET
5 232 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 158 (6.92%) VB
7 126 (5.52%) C++
8 116 (5.08%) PHP
9 88 (3.86%) Ruby
10 49 (2.15%) C
11 48 (2.10%) VBA
12 45 (1.97%) Python
13 31 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 24 (1.05%) Objective-C
15 23 (1.01%) Perl
16 20 (0.88%) PowerShell
17 14 (0.61%) VBScript
17 14 (0.61%) VB6
18 10 (0.44%) Scala
19 9 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 238 (10.43%) Degree
2 58 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 19 (0.83%) ISEB
5 14 (0.61%) MCSD
5 14 (0.61%) HND
6 7 (0.31%) MCPD
7 6 (0.26%) MCP
8 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.13%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.13%) MCITP
8 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.088%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.088%) MCTS
9 2 (0.088%) MCSE
9 2 (0.088%) MCSA
10 1 (0.044%) PhD
10 1 (0.044%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.044%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.21%) QA
2 17 (0.74%) HL7
3 11 (0.48%) SLA
4 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.18%) DICOM
5 2 (0.088%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.088%) WAI
6 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.31%) vSphere
3 4 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.088%) XenApp
5 1 (0.044%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.044%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.26%) Puppet
3 3 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.088%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.088%) Plesk
Vendors
1 542 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 83 (3.64%) Oracle
3 44 (1.93%) Sitecore
3 44 (1.93%) Facebook
4 37 (1.62%) Google
5 23 (1.01%) Telerik
6 21 (0.92%) Adobe
7 19 (0.83%) Apple
8 18 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (0.70%) SAP
9 16 (0.70%) Twitter
10 15 (0.66%) Xamarin
11 14 (0.61%) HP
12 11 (0.48%) Zend
13 10 (0.44%) EPiServer
13 10 (0.44%) Symbian
14 8 (0.35%) VMware
14 8 (0.35%) DevExpress
15 6 (0.26%) Sage
16 5 (0.22%) Metastorm
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