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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1505 1617 1609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.49% 23.55% 22.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.67% 39.94% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1508 1488
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £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% -
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
3995 4049 4330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.39% 58.96% 59.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3343 3608 3894
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 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 12 September 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 12 September 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 -4 790 £40,000 +14.28% 117
Cheshire -1 421 £35,250 +0.71% 63
Lancashire +4 178 £37,500 +7.14% 32
Merseyside +1 111 £40,000 +14.28% 38
Cumbria -11 1 £31,000 -16.77%
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 2739 (89.83%) .NET
2 1963 (64.38%) ASP.NET
3 1889 (61.95%) SQL Server
4 1347 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1340 (43.95%) MVC
6 1212 (39.75%) HTML
7 1201 (39.39%) SQL
8 1193 (39.13%) JavaScript
9 1002 (32.86%) CSS
10 874 (28.67%) WCF
11 813 (26.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 770 (25.25%) .NET Framework
13 766 (25.12%) TDD
14 755 (24.76%) jQuery
15 730 (23.94%) Microsoft
16 553 (18.14%) Scrum
17 551 (18.07%) Web Services
18 517 (16.96%) XML
18 517 (16.96%) OO
19 486 (15.94%) VB.NET
20 468 (15.35%) Windows
21 455 (14.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 448 (14.69%) T-SQL
23 424 (13.91%) LINQ
24 372 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
25 371 (12.17%) WPF
26 342 (11.22%) Finance
27 340 (11.15%) Degree
28 310 (10.17%) Visual Studio
29 309 (10.13%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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
1 232 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 169 (5.54%) IIS
3 132 (4.33%) CMS
4 123 (4.03%) Node.js
5 108 (3.54%) Umbraco
6 58 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 31 (1.02%) WordPress
8 30 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 26 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 25 (0.82%) NServiceBus
11 15 (0.49%) ColdFusion
12 14 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (0.39%) Sitefinity
13 12 (0.39%) Lync
14 8 (0.26%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.20%) Drupal
15 6 (0.20%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.16%) Oracle Spatial
16 5 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 309 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.61%) MS Office
3 34 (1.12%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.13%) MS Project
8 3 (0.098%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.066%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.033%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.033%) InDesign
10 1 (0.033%) DOC1
10 1 (0.033%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 54 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.43%) Visualfiles
3 11 (0.36%) Magento
4 6 (0.20%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.098%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.066%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.033%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.033%) Tridion
9 1 (0.033%) Exstream
9 1 (0.033%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 93 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.39%) Trello
3 11 (0.36%) Google Apps
3 11 (0.36%) SaaS
4 8 (0.26%) Google App Engine
5 7 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (0.23%) GitHub
6 6 (0.20%) Office 365
6 6 (0.20%) PaaS
7 5 (0.16%) IaaS
8 2 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.066%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.033%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.033%) Route 53
9 1 (0.033%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 135 (4.43%) Internet
2 48 (1.57%) Intranet
3 31 (1.02%) HTTP
4 14 (0.46%) Wireless
5 7 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.20%) VPN
7 5 (0.16%) DNS
8 4 (0.13%) Firewall
9 3 (0.098%) Extranet
10 2 (0.066%) MPLS
10 2 (0.066%) RFID
10 2 (0.066%) SMTP
10 2 (0.066%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.033%) FTP
11 1 (0.033%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.033%) Broadband
11 1 (0.033%) GPRS
11 1 (0.033%) UMTS
11 1 (0.033%) WAN
11 1 (0.033%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1889 (61.95%) SQL Server
2 372 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 280 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 194 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 187 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 162 (5.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 122 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 120 (3.94%) MySQL
9 71 (2.33%) NoSQL
10 60 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 48 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 40 (1.31%) RDBMS
13 25 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
13 25 (0.82%) MongoDB
14 23 (0.75%) RavenDB
14 23 (0.75%) Oracle Database
15 21 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
16 20 (0.66%) Big Data
17 17 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 310 (10.17%) Visual Studio
2 302 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 212 (6.95%) NUnit
4 158 (5.18%) Git (software)
5 130 (4.26%) Moq
6 119 (3.90%) Rhino Mocks
7 103 (3.38%) MSTest
8 90 (2.95%) Subversion
9 89 (2.92%) Selenium
10 47 (1.54%) JIRA
11 43 (1.41%) SpecFlow
12 35 (1.15%) Cucumber
13 30 (0.98%) WebDriver
14 29 (0.95%) ReSharper
15 28 (0.92%) Eclipse
16 21 (0.69%) TeamCity
17 20 (0.66%) Selenium IDE
18 16 (0.52%) SoapUI
18 16 (0.52%) Mercurial
19 15 (0.49%) PowerBuilder
General
1 342 (11.22%) Finance
2 130 (4.26%) Retail
3 120 (3.94%) Marketing
4 98 (3.21%) Games
5 63 (2.07%) Advertising
6 46 (1.51%) Banking
7 38 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.18%) Legal
9 30 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.56%) Billing
11 16 (0.52%) Law
11 16 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.43%) Back Office
13 12 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.33%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.20%) Electronics
16 5 (0.16%) Automotive
17 3 (0.098%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.098%) German Language
17 3 (0.098%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2497 (81.90%) Developer
2 1234 (40.47%) .NET Developer
3 830 (27.22%) C# Developer
4 568 (18.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 520 (17.05%) Senior Developer
6 411 (13.48%) Software Developer
7 399 (13.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 372 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
9 313 (10.27%) Web Developer
10 201 (6.59%) Senior C# Developer
11 198 (6.49%) Analyst
12 194 (6.36%) Senior .NET Developer
13 149 (4.89%) Junior
14 144 (4.72%) Junior Developer
15 143 (4.69%) Team Leader
16 126 (4.13%) Graduate
17 118 (3.87%) Software Engineer
18 116 (3.80%) Graduate Developer
19 114 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
20 108 (3.54%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2739 (89.83%) .NET
2 1963 (64.38%) ASP.NET
3 1212 (39.75%) HTML
4 1002 (32.86%) CSS
5 874 (28.67%) WCF
6 813 (26.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 770 (25.25%) .NET Framework
8 755 (24.76%) jQuery
9 551 (18.07%) Web Services
10 517 (16.96%) XML
11 455 (14.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 424 (13.91%) LINQ
13 371 (12.17%) WPF
14 302 (9.90%) HTML5
15 263 (8.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 238 (7.81%) Ajax
17 236 (7.74%) WinForms
18 212 (6.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 208 (6.82%) SOAP
20 161 (5.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 179 (5.87%) Computer Science
2 119 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 110 (3.61%) N-Tier
4 109 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 104 (3.41%) Inversion of Control
6 101 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (2.00%) User Experience
8 49 (1.61%) Social Media
8 49 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 48 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 37 (1.21%) Physics
11 36 (1.18%) Social Network
12 34 (1.12%) iPhone
13 33 (1.08%) W3C
14 19 (0.62%) Streaming Music
14 19 (0.62%) Tandem
15 18 (0.59%) Blog
15 18 (0.59%) Open Source
16 13 (0.43%) iSeries
17 12 (0.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 468 (15.35%) Windows
2 109 (3.57%) Android
3 76 (2.49%) Apple iOS
4 54 (1.77%) Linux
5 39 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (0.92%) UNIX
7 16 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (0.52%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
9 11 (0.36%) AIX
10 7 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (0.16%) Windows CE
11 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.098%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.066%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.066%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.033%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.033%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.033%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1347 (44.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1340 (43.95%) MVC
3 766 (25.12%) TDD
4 553 (18.14%) Scrum
5 517 (16.96%) OO
6 295 (9.68%) Web Application Development
7 281 (9.22%) Web Development
8 276 (9.05%) Software Engineering
9 246 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
10 230 (7.54%) Unit Testing
11 209 (6.85%) BDD
12 190 (6.23%) Project Management
13 187 (6.13%) Mentoring
14 181 (5.94%) Dependency Injection
15 174 (5.71%) E-Commerce
16 153 (5.02%) OOP
17 152 (4.99%) OOD
17 152 (4.99%) SOA
18 150 (4.92%) Kanban
19 134 (4.39%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1201 (39.39%) SQL
2 1193 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 486 (15.94%) VB.NET
4 448 (14.69%) T-SQL
5 257 (8.43%) Java
6 169 (5.54%) VB
7 146 (4.79%) C++
8 110 (3.61%) Ruby
9 108 (3.54%) PHP
10 73 (2.39%) C
11 34 (1.12%) VB6
12 29 (0.95%) PL/SQL
13 28 (0.92%) Python
14 26 (0.85%) Perl
15 25 (0.82%) Objective-C
16 22 (0.72%) VBA
17 21 (0.69%) VBScript
18 17 (0.56%) Groovy
19 16 (0.52%) PHP5
20 15 (0.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 340 (11.15%) Degree
2 80 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (2.20%) MCP
4 50 (1.64%) MCSD
4 50 (1.64%) MCTS
5 45 (1.48%) MCAD
6 23 (0.75%) ISEB
7 21 (0.69%) Security Cleared
8 11 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (0.30%) MCSE
11 6 (0.20%) HND
12 5 (0.16%) CCNP
12 5 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.098%) MCPD
13 3 (0.098%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.066%) OCPJP
15 1 (0.033%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.033%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (3.67%) QA
2 23 (0.75%) SLA
3 17 (0.56%) WAI
4 7 (0.23%) WCAG
5 3 (0.098%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.098%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (0.49%) XenApp
1 15 (0.49%) XenDesktop
2 13 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 13 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.066%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.26%) OpenView
3 4 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.033%) SCCM
4 1 (0.033%) SCOM
4 1 (0.033%) Puppet
4 1 (0.033%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 730 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 160 (5.25%) Oracle
3 70 (2.30%) Google
4 61 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 46 (1.51%) Facebook
6 28 (0.92%) Twitter
7 25 (0.82%) IBM
8 22 (0.72%) HP
8 22 (0.72%) VMware
9 18 (0.59%) Wonderware
9 18 (0.59%) Adobe
10 17 (0.56%) SAP
11 16 (0.52%) Citrix
11 16 (0.52%) Apple
12 15 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (0.39%) Telerik
13 12 (0.39%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.36%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.30%) Yahoo!
15 9 (0.30%) Open Text
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