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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1332 1481 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.24% 22.31% 25.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.33% 38.34% 42.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1358 1752
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 £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
3475 3863 4471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.20% 58.20% 60.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3036 3350 3917
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 -2 817 £40,000 +6.66% 201
Cheshire -2 330 £40,000 +6.66% 86
Lancashire +5 101 £35,000 -6.66% 21
Merseyside -3 80 £40,000 +3.89% 31
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2480 (89.76%) .NET
2 1897 (68.66%) ASP.NET
3 1579 (57.15%) SQL Server
4 1345 (48.68%) MVC
5 1292 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1252 (45.31%) HTML
7 1186 (42.92%) JavaScript
8 1134 (41.04%) SQL
9 1060 (38.36%) CSS
10 813 (29.42%) ASP.NET MVC
11 702 (25.41%) jQuery
12 680 (24.61%) TDD
13 673 (24.36%) WCF
14 631 (22.84%) .NET Framework
15 624 (22.58%) Microsoft
16 546 (19.76%) Windows
17 538 (19.47%) Scrum
18 491 (17.77%) Web Services
19 439 (15.89%) VB.NET
20 427 (15.45%) OO
21 415 (15.02%) XML
22 400 (14.48%) HTML5
23 351 (12.70%) Degree
24 321 (11.62%) Web Application Development
25 310 (11.22%) Software Engineering
25 310 (11.22%) Visual Studio
26 307 (11.11%) Java
27 304 (11.00%) LINQ
28 295 (10.68%) Finance
29 294 (10.64%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 178 (6.44%) Node.js
2 161 (5.83%) IIS
3 154 (5.57%) SharePoint
4 127 (4.60%) CMS
4 127 (4.60%) Umbraco
5 43 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 39 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 32 (1.16%) WordPress
8 28 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (0.87%) NServiceBus
10 18 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.58%) Confluence
12 10 (0.36%) Apache
13 7 (0.25%) Sitefinity
14 6 (0.22%) Joomla!
15 5 (0.18%) JBoss
15 5 (0.18%) nginx
16 4 (0.14%) Apache Pig
16 4 (0.14%) SAS
17 3 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 225 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 27 (0.98%) MS Office
4 9 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.072%) MS Project
8 2 (0.072%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.036%) InDesign
9 1 (0.036%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 34 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.25%) Tridion
2 7 (0.25%) Magento
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.072%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.072%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.072%) Zen Cart
5 2 (0.072%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 129 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (0.76%) SaaS
4 14 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.43%) Office 365
6 6 (0.22%) Yammer
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.072%) Rackspace Cloud
8 2 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.036%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.036%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 140 (5.07%) Internet
2 90 (3.26%) HTTP
3 28 (1.01%) Intranet
4 19 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.65%) Wireless
6 4 (0.14%) ATM
7 2 (0.072%) GPRS
7 2 (0.072%) UMTS
7 2 (0.072%) VoIP
7 2 (0.072%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.072%) Extranet
7 2 (0.072%) Firewall
8 1 (0.036%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1579 (57.15%) SQL Server
2 294 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 182 (6.59%) MySQL
4 179 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 134 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 131 (4.74%) NoSQL
7 115 (4.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 105 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 96 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 59 (2.14%) MongoDB
11 52 (1.88%) RDBMS
12 39 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
14 30 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
15 23 (0.83%) Big Data
16 14 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (0.43%) Oracle Database
18 11 (0.40%) RavenDB
19 8 (0.29%) DTS
Development Applications
1 310 (11.22%) Visual Studio
2 256 (9.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 220 (7.96%) NUnit
4 195 (7.06%) Git (software)
5 135 (4.89%) Subversion
6 125 (4.52%) MSTest
7 122 (4.42%) Moq
8 99 (3.58%) Rhino Mocks
9 97 (3.51%) Selenium
10 80 (2.90%) JIRA
11 43 (1.56%) SpecFlow
12 31 (1.12%) Mercurial
13 24 (0.87%) WebDriver
14 20 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 20 (0.72%) TeamCity
15 18 (0.65%) Cucumber
16 16 (0.58%) Bitbucket
16 16 (0.58%) Grunt
17 15 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
17 15 (0.54%) WatiN
General
1 295 (10.68%) Finance
2 118 (4.27%) Marketing
3 109 (3.94%) Retail
4 90 (3.26%) Games
5 59 (2.14%) Advertising
6 39 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.05%) Banking
8 24 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 22 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 21 (0.76%) Automotive
11 16 (0.58%) Law
12 13 (0.47%) Music Industry
13 12 (0.43%) Back Office
13 12 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.40%) Billing
15 10 (0.36%) Electronics
16 8 (0.29%) Legal
17 6 (0.22%) Publishing
17 6 (0.22%) Local Government
18 5 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2281 (82.56%) Developer
2 1335 (48.32%) .NET Developer
3 695 (25.15%) C# Developer
4 512 (18.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 392 (14.19%) Senior Developer
6 386 (13.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 374 (13.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 285 (10.31%) Software Developer
9 276 (9.99%) Web Developer
10 213 (7.71%) Senior .NET Developer
11 161 (5.83%) Junior
12 159 (5.75%) Senior C# Developer
13 156 (5.65%) Junior Developer
14 139 (5.03%) .NET Web Developer
15 110 (3.98%) Analyst
16 94 (3.40%) Graduate
17 92 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
18 86 (3.11%) Software Engineer
19 85 (3.08%) Junior .NET Developer
20 78 (2.82%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2480 (89.76%) .NET
2 1897 (68.66%) ASP.NET
3 1252 (45.31%) HTML
4 1060 (38.36%) CSS
5 813 (29.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 702 (25.41%) jQuery
7 673 (24.36%) WCF
8 631 (22.84%) .NET Framework
9 491 (17.77%) Web Services
10 415 (15.02%) XML
11 400 (14.48%) HTML5
12 304 (11.00%) LINQ
13 254 (9.19%) WPF
14 228 (8.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 223 (8.07%) CSS3
16 211 (7.64%) Ajax
17 195 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
18 188 (6.80%) WinForms
19 180 (6.51%) RESTful
20 175 (6.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 154 (5.57%) Enterprise Software
2 152 (5.50%) Computer Science
3 148 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (4.52%) Inversion of Control
5 118 (4.27%) N-Tier
6 114 (4.13%) Mobile App
7 58 (2.10%) User Experience
8 42 (1.52%) iPhone
9 34 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 32 (1.16%) Mathematics
10 32 (1.16%) Social Media
11 28 (1.01%) W3C
12 27 (0.98%) Management Information System
13 25 (0.90%) Streaming Music
14 20 (0.72%) iSeries
15 15 (0.54%) Physics
16 13 (0.47%) Open Source
16 13 (0.47%) Social Network
17 12 (0.43%) NHS
18 11 (0.40%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 546 (19.76%) Windows
2 142 (5.14%) Android
3 102 (3.69%) Apple iOS
4 99 (3.58%) Linux
5 22 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
6 18 (0.65%) UNIX
7 10 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.072%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.072%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.072%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.036%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.036%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.036%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1345 (48.68%) MVC
2 1292 (46.76%) Agile Software Development
3 680 (24.61%) TDD
4 538 (19.47%) Scrum
5 427 (15.45%) OO
6 321 (11.62%) Web Application Development
7 310 (11.22%) Software Engineering
8 294 (10.64%) Web Development
9 254 (9.19%) Continuous Integration
10 239 (8.65%) Dependency Injection
11 198 (7.17%) Unit Testing
12 191 (6.91%) BDD
13 159 (5.75%) OOP
14 154 (5.57%) SOA
15 140 (5.07%) Domain-Driven Design
16 136 (4.92%) E-Commerce
17 133 (4.81%) Kanban
18 127 (4.60%) Mentoring
19 117 (4.23%) Project Management
20 110 (3.98%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1186 (42.92%) JavaScript
2 1134 (41.04%) SQL
3 439 (15.89%) VB.NET
4 307 (11.11%) Java
5 265 (9.59%) T-SQL
6 207 (7.49%) VB
7 202 (7.31%) C++
8 144 (5.21%) PHP
9 121 (4.38%) Ruby
10 70 (2.53%) C
11 53 (1.92%) Python
12 38 (1.38%) VB6
13 35 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 31 (1.12%) Objective-C
15 29 (1.05%) VBA
16 28 (1.01%) PL/SQL
17 20 (0.72%) RPG
18 19 (0.69%) VBScript
18 19 (0.69%) PHP5
19 18 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 351 (12.70%) Degree
2 74 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (2.53%) VCP4
4 26 (0.94%) MCP
5 18 (0.65%) MCSD
6 15 (0.54%) HND
6 15 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 15 (0.54%) MCTS
7 10 (0.36%) MCAD
8 9 (0.33%) ISEB
8 9 (0.33%) Security Cleared
9 8 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.18%) MCPD
11 3 (0.11%) MCITP
11 3 (0.11%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.072%) MCSE
12 2 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.072%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.036%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.036%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.63%) QA
2 41 (1.48%) SLA
3 18 (0.65%) WAI
4 7 (0.25%) WCAG
5 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.14%) GAMP
6 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.18%) Docker
2 4 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.14%) Firmware
3 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.33%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.18%) Puppet
4 4 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.14%) Kibana
5 1 (0.036%) MOM
Vendors
1 624 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 100 (3.62%) Oracle
3 61 (2.21%) Facebook
4 58 (2.10%) Google
5 56 (2.03%) Sitecore
6 45 (1.63%) EPiServer
7 35 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (1.12%) Twitter
9 21 (0.76%) DevExpress
9 21 (0.76%) Telerik
10 19 (0.69%) Eloqua
11 17 (0.62%) SAP
12 15 (0.54%) Business Objects
12 15 (0.54%) Apple
13 11 (0.40%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.36%) Embarcadero
14 10 (0.36%) Yahoo!
14 10 (0.36%) Sony
15 9 (0.33%) Epicor
16 8 (0.29%) Adobe
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Range of benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Accrington, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens + bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent pension + holidays
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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