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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 8 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1214 1578 1887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.01% 22.85% 26.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.24% 40.84% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1055 1423 1738
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £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
3350 3864 4346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.47% 55.95% 60.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2825 3300 3811
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -1 689 £40,000 +6.66% 158
Cheshire -4 324 £40,000 +6.66% 97
Lancashire +2 95 £35,350 +1.00% 33
Merseyside -3 81 £40,000 +6.66% 39
Cumbria -8 13 £23,000 -24.59% 3
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2291 (91.02%) .NET
2 1736 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 1465 (58.20%) SQL Server
4 1254 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1235 (49.07%) MVC
6 1034 (41.08%) HTML
7 1007 (40.01%) SQL
8 998 (39.65%) JavaScript
9 876 (34.80%) CSS
10 751 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 656 (26.06%) TDD
12 645 (25.63%) WCF
13 609 (24.20%) jQuery
14 606 (24.08%) Microsoft
15 558 (22.17%) .NET Framework
16 530 (21.06%) Scrum
17 477 (18.95%) Web Services
18 442 (17.56%) Windows
19 401 (15.93%) OO
20 391 (15.53%) VB.NET
21 385 (15.30%) XML
22 352 (13.98%) HTML5
23 343 (13.63%) Degree
24 326 (12.95%) Web Application Development
25 323 (12.83%) Software Engineering
26 296 (11.76%) Java
27 266 (10.57%) Visual Studio
28 264 (10.49%) Web Development
29 259 (10.29%) Dependency Injection
30 257 (10.21%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 152 (6.04%) Node.js
2 148 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 117 (4.65%) IIS
4 93 (3.69%) CMS
5 85 (3.38%) Umbraco
6 42 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (0.68%) WordPress
10 16 (0.64%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.36%) Sitefinity
11 9 (0.36%) nginx
11 9 (0.36%) Apache
12 8 (0.32%) Confluence
12 8 (0.32%) Joomla!
13 7 (0.28%) Drupal
13 7 (0.28%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.16%) Kentico
14 4 (0.16%) SAS
Applications
1 228 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.43%) MS Office
3 24 (0.95%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.24%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.20%) MS Project
6 5 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.079%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.040%) Mingle
10 1 (0.040%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 41 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.24%) Tridion
4 5 (0.20%) Magento
5 4 (0.16%) Exstream
6 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.079%) Visualfiles
7 2 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.040%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.040%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.040%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 110 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (1.63%) SaaS
4 13 (0.52%) Office 365
5 8 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.24%) Yammer
6 6 (0.24%) Silverpop
7 5 (0.20%) GitHub
8 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.079%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.040%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.040%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 132 (5.24%) Internet
2 62 (2.46%) HTTP
3 32 (1.27%) Intranet
4 21 (0.83%) Wireless
5 11 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.40%) Broadband
7 5 (0.20%) ATM
8 3 (0.12%) GPRS
8 3 (0.12%) LAN
8 3 (0.12%) UMTS
9 2 (0.079%) VoIP
9 2 (0.079%) WAN
9 2 (0.079%) Firewall
10 1 (0.040%) DHCP
10 1 (0.040%) DNS
10 1 (0.040%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1465 (58.20%) SQL Server
2 234 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 170 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 140 (5.56%) MySQL
5 137 (5.44%) NoSQL
6 99 (3.93%) Relational Database
7 78 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 73 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
9 60 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 47 (1.87%) MongoDB
11 44 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 31 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
14 28 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
15 25 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (0.75%) Big Data
17 15 (0.60%) Oracle Database
18 11 (0.44%) RavenDB
19 9 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
19 9 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 266 (10.57%) Visual Studio
2 246 (9.77%) NUnit
3 224 (8.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 168 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 140 (5.56%) MSTest
6 130 (5.16%) Moq
7 128 (5.09%) Subversion
8 118 (4.69%) Rhino Mocks
9 77 (3.06%) Selenium
10 55 (2.19%) JIRA
11 34 (1.35%) SpecFlow
12 21 (0.83%) Cucumber
12 21 (0.83%) Mercurial
13 17 (0.68%) TeamCity
14 16 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 15 (0.60%) Grunt
16 11 (0.44%) ReSharper
17 10 (0.40%) WatiN
17 10 (0.40%) WebDriver
18 9 (0.36%) Xcode
General
1 251 (9.97%) Finance
2 90 (3.58%) Marketing
3 83 (3.30%) Retail
4 76 (3.02%) Games
5 52 (2.07%) Advertising
6 40 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.11%) Back Office
8 24 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 22 (0.87%) Music Industry
10 20 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 17 (0.68%) Automotive
12 15 (0.60%) Electronics
13 13 (0.52%) Law
14 12 (0.48%) Billing
15 11 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.36%) Publishing
17 8 (0.32%) Banking
18 7 (0.28%) Local Government
19 5 (0.20%) Legal
20 1 (0.040%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2108 (83.75%) Developer
2 1267 (50.34%) .NET Developer
3 685 (27.21%) C# Developer
4 514 (20.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 385 (15.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 356 (14.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 321 (12.75%) Senior Developer
8 277 (11.01%) Software Developer
9 249 (9.89%) Web Developer
10 179 (7.11%) Senior .NET Developer
11 153 (6.08%) Junior
12 147 (5.84%) Junior Developer
13 137 (5.44%) Senior C# Developer
14 117 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
15 99 (3.93%) Analyst
16 96 (3.81%) Software Engineer
17 83 (3.30%) C# Software Developer
18 80 (3.18%) Lead Developer
19 79 (3.14%) Graduate
20 78 (3.10%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2291 (91.02%) .NET
2 1736 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 1034 (41.08%) HTML
4 876 (34.80%) CSS
5 751 (29.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 645 (25.63%) WCF
7 609 (24.20%) jQuery
8 558 (22.17%) .NET Framework
9 477 (18.95%) Web Services
10 385 (15.30%) XML
11 352 (13.98%) HTML5
12 256 (10.17%) WPF
13 238 (9.46%) LINQ
14 217 (8.62%) Entity Framework
15 200 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 192 (7.63%) Ajax
17 180 (7.15%) WinForms
18 179 (7.11%) RESTful
19 172 (6.83%) AngularJS
20 168 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 158 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 128 (5.09%) Mobile App
4 127 (5.05%) Enterprise Software
5 123 (4.89%) Inversion of Control
6 110 (4.37%) N-Tier
7 56 (2.22%) User Experience
8 38 (1.51%) iPhone
8 38 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 34 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.03%) Streaming Music
10 26 (1.03%) NHS
11 24 (0.95%) Open Source
12 21 (0.83%) Mathematics
13 20 (0.79%) Social Media
14 17 (0.68%) W3C
15 13 (0.52%) iSeries
16 11 (0.44%) Social Network
16 11 (0.44%) Physics
17 10 (0.40%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 442 (17.56%) Windows
2 148 (5.88%) Android
3 104 (4.13%) Apple iOS
4 67 (2.66%) Linux
5 25 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
6 20 (0.79%) UNIX
7 14 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.28%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
9 4 (0.16%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.079%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.079%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.079%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.079%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.079%) CentOS
11 1 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.040%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.040%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.040%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1254 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1235 (49.07%) MVC
3 656 (26.06%) TDD
4 530 (21.06%) Scrum
5 401 (15.93%) OO
6 326 (12.95%) Web Application Development
7 323 (12.83%) Software Engineering
8 264 (10.49%) Web Development
9 259 (10.29%) Dependency Injection
10 257 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
11 215 (8.54%) Unit Testing
12 203 (8.07%) BDD
13 148 (5.88%) Kanban
13 148 (5.88%) OOP
14 144 (5.72%) SOA
15 135 (5.36%) Mentoring
16 131 (5.20%) Domain-Driven Design
17 110 (4.37%) MVVM
18 108 (4.29%) Project Management
19 104 (4.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1007 (40.01%) SQL
2 998 (39.65%) JavaScript
3 391 (15.53%) VB.NET
4 296 (11.76%) Java
5 217 (8.62%) VB
6 214 (8.50%) T-SQL
7 160 (6.36%) C++
8 121 (4.81%) PHP
9 118 (4.69%) Ruby
10 61 (2.42%) Python
11 47 (1.87%) C
12 32 (1.27%) VBA
13 28 (1.11%) Objective-C
14 27 (1.07%) Perl
15 24 (0.95%) VB6
16 22 (0.87%) PL/SQL
17 18 (0.72%) VBScript
18 16 (0.64%) F#
19 15 (0.60%) PHP5
19 15 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 343 (13.63%) Degree
2 78 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (0.91%) MCP
4 21 (0.83%) MCSD
4 21 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 14 (0.56%) MCTS
6 13 (0.52%) ISEB
7 11 (0.44%) MCAD
8 10 (0.40%) HND
9 9 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.24%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.12%) MCPD
12 3 (0.12%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.12%) MCITP
13 2 (0.079%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.040%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.040%) MCSE
14 1 (0.040%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.13%) QA
2 26 (1.03%) SLA
3 17 (0.68%) WAI
4 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.24%) HL7
6 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.16%) WCAG
6 4 (0.16%) GAMP
7 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.16%) Firmware
3 3 (0.12%) Docker
4 2 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.24%) Vagrant
2 6 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.20%) Puppet
4 4 (0.16%) Kibana
5 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.079%) Plesk
7 1 (0.040%) MOM
Vendors
1 606 (24.08%) Microsoft
2 110 (4.37%) Oracle
3 57 (2.26%) Facebook
4 48 (1.91%) Google
5 37 (1.47%) Sitecore
6 32 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (1.27%) Twitter
7 28 (1.11%) EPiServer
8 25 (0.99%) DevExpress
9 18 (0.72%) Telerik
9 18 (0.72%) Adobe
10 14 (0.56%) Apple
11 11 (0.44%) Business Objects
11 11 (0.44%) SAP
11 11 (0.44%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.36%) Eloqua
13 7 (0.28%) Epicor
14 6 (0.24%) Ektron
14 6 (0.24%) Apigee
15 5 (0.20%) Wonderware
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + depending on exp (inc good bens)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Preston, Lancashire
Go IT Recruitment Limited
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: Benefits + flexi-time
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Pension, negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 55,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 36,000 + pension + 29 hols
Posted: 16 hours ago