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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1142 1445 1809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.64% 20.85% 24.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.65% 38.09% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1262 1657
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 £27,500 £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
3394 3794 4409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.43% 54.75% 59.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2866 3192 3918
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 July 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 -5 587 £40,000 +2.56% 171
Cheshire -3 314 £40,000 +6.66% 92
Lancashire 0 150 £35,000 - 39
Merseyside -1 71 £35,000 -4.10% 22
Cumbria +5 11 £29,000 +34.88% 4
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2258 (90.87%) .NET
2 1683 (67.73%) ASP.NET
3 1446 (58.19%) SQL Server
4 1301 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
5 1249 (50.26%) MVC
6 1025 (41.25%) HTML
7 980 (39.44%) JavaScript
8 948 (38.15%) SQL
9 851 (34.25%) CSS
10 734 (29.54%) ASP.NET MVC
11 701 (28.21%) WCF
12 659 (26.52%) TDD
13 618 (24.87%) Microsoft
14 599 (24.10%) jQuery
15 540 (21.73%) .NET Framework
16 539 (21.69%) Scrum
17 473 (19.03%) Web Services
18 407 (16.38%) XML
19 394 (15.86%) Windows
20 362 (14.57%) HTML5
21 351 (14.12%) OO
22 335 (13.48%) Software Engineering
23 330 (13.28%) Degree
24 316 (12.72%) VB.NET
24 316 (12.72%) Web Application Development
25 313 (12.60%) Java
26 310 (12.47%) WPF
27 283 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
28 278 (11.19%) Finance
29 269 (10.82%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 137 (5.51%) Node.js
2 122 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 111 (4.47%) IIS
4 75 (3.02%) CMS
5 72 (2.90%) Umbraco
6 32 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
9 21 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (0.64%) Apache
11 15 (0.60%) Drupal
12 11 (0.44%) WordPress
13 10 (0.40%) nginx
14 9 (0.36%) Kentico
15 8 (0.32%) Joomla!
16 6 (0.24%) JBoss
16 6 (0.24%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.24%) NServiceBus
17 5 (0.20%) Alfresco
18 4 (0.16%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 246 (9.90%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.85%) MS Office
3 20 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 17 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.56%) MS Project
5 14 (0.56%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.12%) Mingle
9 2 (0.080%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.080%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.040%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 55 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.48%) Tridion
4 6 (0.24%) Exstream
5 5 (0.20%) Magento
6 4 (0.16%) Visualfiles
7 3 (0.12%) Line 500
7 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.12%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.080%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.040%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 106 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (1.61%) SaaS
3 26 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.60%) Office 365
5 8 (0.32%) GitHub
6 4 (0.16%) Yammer
7 3 (0.12%) Trello
8 1 (0.040%) Heroku
8 1 (0.040%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 111 (4.47%) Internet
2 40 (1.61%) HTTP
3 29 (1.17%) Intranet
4 18 (0.72%) Wireless
5 11 (0.44%) Broadband
6 9 (0.36%) GPRS
6 9 (0.36%) UMTS
7 7 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.20%) LAN
9 4 (0.16%) SMS
9 4 (0.16%) ATM
9 4 (0.16%) Firewall
10 3 (0.12%) Extranet
10 3 (0.12%) DNS
10 3 (0.12%) WAN
11 2 (0.080%) VoIP
11 2 (0.080%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.080%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.040%) DHCP
12 1 (0.040%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1446 (58.19%) SQL Server
2 232 (9.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 173 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 114 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 103 (4.14%) MySQL
6 82 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 75 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 63 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 56 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 52 (2.09%) MongoDB
11 38 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
13 27 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.01%) RDBMS
15 20 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.56%) Big Data
17 13 (0.52%) Oracle Database
18 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 8 (0.32%) RavenDB
19 8 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 269 (10.82%) Visual Studio
2 242 (9.74%) NUnit
3 214 (8.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 140 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 131 (5.27%) MSTest
6 124 (4.99%) Moq
7 118 (4.75%) Rhino Mocks
8 116 (4.67%) Subversion
9 84 (3.38%) Selenium
10 31 (1.25%) JIRA
11 29 (1.17%) Cucumber
12 27 (1.09%) SpecFlow
13 22 (0.89%) Jenkins
13 22 (0.89%) Grunt
14 17 (0.68%) Bower
15 16 (0.64%) ReSharper
16 15 (0.60%) WebDriver
17 14 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 14 (0.56%) gulp
18 12 (0.48%) Maven
General
1 278 (11.19%) Finance
2 81 (3.26%) Retail
3 79 (3.18%) Games
4 68 (2.74%) Marketing
5 58 (2.33%) Advertising
6 30 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.13%) Back Office
8 21 (0.85%) Music Industry
8 21 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 17 (0.68%) Electronics
11 13 (0.52%) Legal
11 13 (0.52%) Banking
12 11 (0.44%) Automotive
13 9 (0.36%) Law
13 9 (0.36%) Local Government
14 8 (0.32%) Publishing
15 7 (0.28%) Billing
16 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.080%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2042 (82.17%) Developer
2 1199 (48.25%) .NET Developer
3 690 (27.77%) C# Developer
4 505 (20.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 362 (14.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 331 (13.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 311 (12.52%) Senior Developer
8 280 (11.27%) Software Developer
9 265 (10.66%) Web Developer
10 162 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 143 (5.75%) Senior C# Developer
12 141 (5.67%) Junior
13 136 (5.47%) Junior Developer
14 121 (4.87%) .NET Web Developer
15 120 (4.83%) Software Engineer
16 108 (4.35%) C# Web Developer
17 97 (3.90%) Analyst
18 95 (3.82%) Lead Developer
19 81 (3.26%) C# Software Developer
20 79 (3.18%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2258 (90.87%) .NET
2 1683 (67.73%) ASP.NET
3 1025 (41.25%) HTML
4 851 (34.25%) CSS
5 734 (29.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 701 (28.21%) WCF
7 599 (24.10%) jQuery
8 540 (21.73%) .NET Framework
9 473 (19.03%) Web Services
10 407 (16.38%) XML
11 362 (14.57%) HTML5
12 310 (12.47%) WPF
13 257 (10.34%) LINQ
14 248 (9.98%) AngularJS
15 246 (9.90%) Entity Framework
16 221 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
17 192 (7.73%) WinForms
18 190 (7.65%) RESTful
19 185 (7.44%) Ajax
20 166 (6.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 154 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 150 (6.04%) Computer Science
3 139 (5.59%) Mobile App
4 117 (4.71%) Inversion of Control
5 110 (4.43%) N-Tier
6 93 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (2.45%) User Experience
8 43 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 35 (1.41%) iPhone
10 33 (1.33%) NHS
11 32 (1.29%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.05%) Streaming Music
13 23 (0.93%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.80%) Tandem
15 17 (0.68%) Social Media
16 15 (0.60%) Replication
17 11 (0.44%) W3C
17 11 (0.44%) Physics
18 10 (0.40%) Social Network
19 9 (0.36%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 394 (15.86%) Windows
2 149 (6.00%) Android
3 103 (4.14%) Apple iOS
4 56 (2.25%) Linux
5 32 (1.29%) Windows Mobile
6 22 (0.89%) Windows Phone
7 19 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (0.64%) UNIX
9 15 (0.60%) Windows Phone 7
10 10 (0.40%) Windows CE
11 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.20%) CentOS
13 4 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.080%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.080%) Solaris
14 2 (0.080%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1301 (52.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1249 (50.26%) MVC
3 659 (26.52%) TDD
4 539 (21.69%) Scrum
5 351 (14.12%) OO
6 335 (13.48%) Software Engineering
7 316 (12.72%) Web Application Development
8 283 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
9 268 (10.78%) Dependency Injection
10 240 (9.66%) Web Development
11 213 (8.57%) BDD
11 213 (8.57%) SDLC
12 211 (8.49%) Unit Testing
13 154 (6.20%) Kanban
14 138 (5.55%) MVVM
15 132 (5.31%) Mentoring
16 130 (5.23%) E-Commerce
17 125 (5.03%) SOA
18 121 (4.87%) OOP
19 118 (4.75%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 980 (39.44%) JavaScript
2 948 (38.15%) SQL
3 316 (12.72%) VB.NET
4 313 (12.60%) Java
5 239 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 206 (8.29%) VB
7 148 (5.96%) C++
8 109 (4.39%) PHP
9 93 (3.74%) Ruby
10 59 (2.37%) Python
11 57 (2.29%) C
12 50 (2.01%) VBA
13 30 (1.21%) Perl
14 29 (1.17%) Objective-C
15 27 (1.09%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.05%) VB6
17 19 (0.76%) VBScript
18 11 (0.44%) ActionScript
18 11 (0.44%) XAML
19 10 (0.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 330 (13.28%) Degree
2 69 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (0.85%) MCSD
4 20 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 15 (0.60%) ISEB
6 13 (0.52%) MCP
7 11 (0.44%) MCTS
7 11 (0.44%) HND
8 9 (0.36%) MCAD
9 7 (0.28%) MCPD
10 5 (0.20%) MCITP
10 5 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.20%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.080%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.080%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.040%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.040%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.87%) QA
2 23 (0.93%) SLA
3 13 (0.52%) HL7
4 9 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.36%) WAI
5 4 (0.16%) GAMP
5 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.12%) DICOM
7 2 (0.080%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.040%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.28%) vSphere
3 4 (0.16%) Firmware
4 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.080%) XenApp
6 1 (0.040%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.16%) Puppet
4 3 (0.12%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.12%) Kibana
5 2 (0.080%) Plesk
5 2 (0.080%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.040%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 618 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 106 (4.27%) Oracle
3 50 (2.01%) Facebook
4 41 (1.65%) Google
5 31 (1.25%) Sitecore
6 25 (1.01%) DevExpress
7 22 (0.89%) Twitter
8 21 (0.85%) Telerik
8 21 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (0.80%) Business Objects
10 19 (0.76%) Adobe
11 18 (0.72%) Apple
12 8 (0.32%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.32%) Zend
13 7 (0.28%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.28%) HP
13 7 (0.28%) VMware
14 6 (0.24%) Sage
14 6 (0.24%) Symbian
14 6 (0.24%) Apigee
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