The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1460 1710 1683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.73% 23.37% 22.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.96% 39.80% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1269 1573 1582
Average salary £37,804 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3846 4297 4522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.61% 58.73% 60.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 3823 4115
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -1 806 £39,500 +12.85% 148
Cheshire +1 402 £37,500 +15.38% 55
Merseyside +3 121 £38,000 +1.33% 39
Lancashire +2 119 £37,500 +15.38% 21
Cumbria -14 1 £21,500 -41.89% 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2814 (89.59%) .NET
2 2057 (65.49%) ASP.NET
3 1928 (61.38%) SQL Server
4 1318 (41.96%) SQL
5 1307 (41.61%) MVC
6 1210 (38.52%) JavaScript
7 1172 (37.31%) HTML
8 953 (30.34%) CSS
9 888 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 868 (27.63%) WCF
11 783 (24.93%) Microsoft
12 771 (24.55%) TDD
13 755 (24.04%) jQuery
14 718 (22.86%) .NET Framework
15 639 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
16 583 (18.56%) XML
17 541 (17.22%) VB.NET
18 536 (17.06%) Scrum
19 532 (16.94%) OO
20 525 (16.71%) Web Services
21 505 (16.08%) Windows
22 483 (15.38%) T-SQL
23 436 (13.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 418 (13.31%) WPF
25 402 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
26 368 (11.72%) Degree
27 364 (11.59%) LINQ
28 340 (10.82%) Visual Studio
29 339 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
30 327 (10.41%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 258 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 176 (5.60%) IIS
3 120 (3.82%) CMS
4 92 (2.93%) Node.js
5 72 (2.29%) Umbraco
6 47 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 44 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 44 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 32 (1.02%) WordPress
9 16 (0.51%) ColdFusion
9 16 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.35%) Lync
10 11 (0.35%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.22%) Sitefinity
12 6 (0.19%) Drupal
12 6 (0.19%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.16%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.13%) DNN
14 4 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.13%) Apache
Applications
1 322 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 52 (1.66%) MS Office
3 25 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (0.70%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.13%) MS Project
7 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.13%) PrintSoft PReS
8 2 (0.064%) DOC1
9 1 (0.032%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (0.032%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 49 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.60%) Visualfiles
3 16 (0.51%) Magento
4 12 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.19%) Sage 50
5 6 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.064%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.064%) Exstream
6 2 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.032%) SalesLogix
7 1 (0.032%) Tridion
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 85 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.38%) Trello
3 11 (0.35%) Office 365
4 10 (0.32%) SaaS
5 5 (0.16%) PaaS
6 4 (0.13%) GitHub
6 4 (0.13%) IaaS
7 2 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.064%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.032%) Route 53
8 1 (0.032%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.032%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 121 (3.85%) Internet
2 55 (1.75%) Intranet
3 27 (0.86%) HTTP
4 10 (0.32%) RFID
5 7 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.19%) DNS
7 4 (0.13%) Extranet
8 3 (0.096%) Firewall
8 3 (0.096%) Wireless
8 3 (0.096%) GPRS
8 3 (0.096%) UMTS
8 3 (0.096%) SMTP
9 2 (0.064%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.064%) MPLS
10 1 (0.032%) SSL
10 1 (0.032%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.032%) NFC
10 1 (0.032%) NAS
10 1 (0.032%) FTP
10 1 (0.032%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1928 (61.38%) SQL Server
2 402 (12.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 292 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 182 (5.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 179 (5.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 169 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 131 (4.17%) MySQL
8 112 (3.57%) Relational Database
9 64 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (1.75%) NoSQL
11 54 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 48 (1.53%) Oracle Database
13 46 (1.46%) RDBMS
14 26 (0.83%) MongoDB
15 24 (0.76%) RavenDB
15 24 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
17 22 (0.70%) OLTP
18 18 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
19 17 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 340 (10.82%) Visual Studio
2 303 (9.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 210 (6.69%) NUnit
4 134 (4.27%) Moq
5 121 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 116 (3.69%) Git (software)
7 111 (3.53%) MSTest
8 91 (2.90%) Selenium
9 84 (2.67%) Subversion
10 42 (1.34%) JIRA
11 40 (1.27%) SpecFlow
12 37 (1.18%) Cucumber
13 34 (1.08%) Eclipse
14 31 (0.99%) ReSharper
15 28 (0.89%) TeamCity
16 25 (0.80%) Selenium IDE
17 22 (0.70%) PhoneGap
17 22 (0.70%) WebDriver
17 22 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
18 21 (0.67%) Mercurial
General
1 313 (9.96%) Finance
2 110 (3.50%) Marketing
3 102 (3.25%) Retail
4 85 (2.71%) Games
5 53 (1.69%) Advertising
6 42 (1.34%) Legal
7 32 (1.02%) Banking
8 26 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 21 (0.67%) Back Office
10 19 (0.60%) Law
11 18 (0.57%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.38%) Billing
14 5 (0.16%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.16%) Electronics
14 5 (0.16%) Publishing
15 4 (0.13%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.096%) Military
17 2 (0.064%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.064%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2538 (80.80%) Developer
2 1285 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 879 (27.98%) C# Developer
4 617 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 520 (16.56%) Senior Developer
6 445 (14.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 414 (13.18%) ASP.NET Developer
8 413 (13.15%) Software Developer
9 351 (11.17%) Web Developer
10 219 (6.97%) Senior .NET Developer
11 218 (6.94%) Analyst
12 206 (6.56%) Senior C# Developer
13 152 (4.84%) Team Leader
14 150 (4.78%) Software Engineer
15 119 (3.79%) Junior
16 117 (3.72%) Programmer
16 117 (3.72%) C# Software Developer
17 116 (3.69%) Junior Developer
18 113 (3.60%) .NET Web Developer
19 110 (3.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2814 (89.59%) .NET
2 2057 (65.49%) ASP.NET
3 1172 (37.31%) HTML
4 953 (30.34%) CSS
5 888 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 868 (27.63%) WCF
7 755 (24.04%) jQuery
8 718 (22.86%) .NET Framework
9 583 (18.56%) XML
10 525 (16.71%) Web Services
11 436 (13.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 418 (13.31%) WPF
13 364 (11.59%) LINQ
14 339 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 295 (9.39%) WinForms
16 273 (8.69%) HTML5
17 245 (7.80%) Ajax
18 223 (7.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 182 (5.79%) Razor View Engine
20 180 (5.73%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 212 (6.75%) Computer Science
2 131 (4.17%) N-Tier
3 121 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 108 (3.44%) Inversion of Control
5 103 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 59 (1.88%) Social Media
7 45 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 43 (1.37%) Open Source
9 41 (1.31%) W3C
10 40 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 32 (1.02%) iPhone
12 31 (0.99%) Physics
13 23 (0.73%) Statistics
13 23 (0.73%) Blog
14 22 (0.70%) Social Network
15 20 (0.64%) Tandem
16 18 (0.57%) Management Information System
17 16 (0.51%) NHS
17 16 (0.51%) SystemC
18 12 (0.38%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 505 (16.08%) Windows
2 115 (3.66%) Android
3 63 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 55 (1.75%) Linux
5 51 (1.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (0.99%) UNIX
7 18 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 12 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
11 9 (0.29%) Windows CE
12 6 (0.19%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.16%) AIX
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.064%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.064%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.064%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.032%) SUSE
16 1 (0.032%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1307 (41.61%) MVC
2 771 (24.55%) TDD
3 639 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 536 (17.06%) Scrum
5 532 (16.94%) OO
6 327 (10.41%) Software Engineering
7 279 (8.88%) Web Development
8 274 (8.72%) Web Application Development
9 267 (8.50%) Unit Testing
10 232 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
11 214 (6.81%) Project Management
12 198 (6.30%) BDD
13 175 (5.57%) OOD
14 169 (5.38%) E-Commerce
15 168 (5.35%) Dependency Injection
16 155 (4.93%) OOP
17 150 (4.78%) Kanban
18 141 (4.49%) MVVM
19 133 (4.23%) SOA
20 111 (3.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1318 (41.96%) SQL
2 1210 (38.52%) JavaScript
3 541 (17.22%) VB.NET
4 483 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 254 (8.09%) Java
6 168 (5.35%) VB
7 138 (4.39%) C++
8 123 (3.92%) PHP
9 96 (3.06%) Ruby
10 81 (2.58%) C
11 41 (1.31%) PL/SQL
12 36 (1.15%) Perl
13 26 (0.83%) Python
14 25 (0.80%) VB6
15 21 (0.67%) VBA
16 20 (0.64%) Objective-C
17 17 (0.54%) XAML
18 16 (0.51%) VBScript
18 16 (0.51%) PHP5
18 16 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 368 (11.72%) Degree
2 117 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (2.96%) MCP
4 74 (2.36%) MCTS
5 70 (2.23%) MCSD
6 68 (2.16%) MCAD
7 28 (0.89%) ISEB
8 27 (0.86%) Security Cleared
9 16 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.25%) MCSE
12 7 (0.22%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.19%) HND
14 5 (0.16%) CCNP
14 5 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.16%) MCPD
14 5 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.096%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.032%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 1 (0.032%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.08%) QA
2 19 (0.60%) WAI
3 17 (0.54%) SLA
4 14 (0.45%) WCAG
5 6 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.096%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.48%) XenApp
2 15 (0.48%) XenDesktop
3 14 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.38%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.096%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.032%) vSphere
7 1 (0.032%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.25%) OpenView
3 3 (0.096%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.032%) SCCM
4 1 (0.032%) SCOM
4 1 (0.032%) Puppet
4 1 (0.032%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 783 (24.93%) Microsoft
2 189 (6.02%) Oracle
3 59 (1.88%) Google
4 50 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 33 (1.05%) Facebook
6 26 (0.83%) Twitter
6 26 (0.83%) VMware
7 23 (0.73%) Apple
8 22 (0.70%) HP
9 19 (0.60%) SAP
9 19 (0.60%) Adobe
9 19 (0.60%) IBM
10 16 (0.51%) Citrix
11 12 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (0.35%) Sage
12 11 (0.35%) Wonderware
13 10 (0.32%) Sybase
14 9 (0.29%) Telerik
14 9 (0.29%) Yahoo!
14 9 (0.29%) Sony
Birkenhead, Merseyside
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £21216 - £54000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg upon exp + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Congleton, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+bonusagile
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: 18 hours ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago