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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1542 1593 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.70% 22.68% 22.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.92% 38.80% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1319 1468 1530
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 £47,500 £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
4066 4106 4419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.58% 58.46% 59.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3382 3656 4004
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#
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -3 799 £40,000 +14.28% 129
Cheshire 0 450 £37,500 +10.29% 70
Lancashire +1 167 £37,500 +11.11% 23
Merseyside +5 117 £40,000 +14.28% 42
Cumbria -15 1 £31,000 -16.21%
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2747 (89.39%) .NET
2 1982 (64.50%) ASP.NET
3 1893 (61.60%) SQL Server
4 1316 (42.82%) MVC
5 1235 (40.19%) SQL
6 1186 (38.59%) JavaScript
7 1178 (38.33%) HTML
8 969 (31.53%) CSS
9 862 (28.05%) WCF
10 835 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 773 (25.15%) TDD
12 760 (24.73%) Microsoft
13 753 (24.50%) jQuery
14 737 (23.98%) .NET Framework
15 608 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
16 541 (17.60%) XML
17 536 (17.44%) Web Services
18 529 (17.21%) Scrum
19 525 (17.08%) OO
20 493 (16.04%) VB.NET
21 476 (15.49%) Windows
22 452 (14.71%) T-SQL
23 445 (14.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 397 (12.92%) WPF
25 392 (12.76%) LINQ
26 382 (12.43%) SQL Server 2008
27 348 (11.32%) Degree
28 337 (10.97%) Visual Studio
29 325 (10.58%) Finance
30 320 (10.41%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 241 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 165 (5.37%) IIS
3 124 (4.04%) CMS
4 107 (3.48%) Node.js
5 92 (2.99%) Umbraco
6 53 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
7 34 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 33 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 27 (0.88%) WordPress
10 20 (0.65%) 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
16 5 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.16%) Oracle Spatial
16 5 (0.16%) MS Exchange
17 4 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 320 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 46 (1.50%) MS Office
3 31 (1.01%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.26%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.098%) MS Project
8 3 (0.098%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.098%) PrintSoft PReS
9 2 (0.065%) DOC1
10 1 (0.033%) InDesign
10 1 (0.033%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 52 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.52%) Visualfiles
3 14 (0.46%) Magento
4 9 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.20%) Sage 50
6 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.13%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.065%) Exstream
8 2 (0.065%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.033%) Tridion
9 1 (0.033%) SalesLogix
9 1 (0.033%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.033%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.033%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 89 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (0.39%) Trello
3 11 (0.36%) SaaS
4 10 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.26%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.26%) Office 365
6 7 (0.23%) GitHub
7 6 (0.20%) PaaS
7 6 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 5 (0.16%) IaaS
9 2 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.065%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.033%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.033%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 132 (4.30%) Internet
2 52 (1.69%) Intranet
3 29 (0.94%) HTTP
4 11 (0.36%) Wireless
5 8 (0.26%) RFID
6 6 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.16%) Firewall
7 5 (0.16%) DNS
8 4 (0.13%) VPN
9 3 (0.098%) GPRS
9 3 (0.098%) UMTS
9 3 (0.098%) Extranet
10 2 (0.065%) MPLS
10 2 (0.065%) SMTP
10 2 (0.065%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.033%) FTP
11 1 (0.033%) WAN
11 1 (0.033%) ATM
11 1 (0.033%) Broadband
11 1 (0.033%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1893 (61.60%) SQL Server
2 382 (12.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 281 (9.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 174 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 164 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 163 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 121 (3.94%) MySQL
8 120 (3.90%) Relational Database
9 64 (2.08%) NoSQL
10 54 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 47 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
12 43 (1.40%) RDBMS
13 30 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 26 (0.85%) RavenDB
15 23 (0.75%) MongoDB
15 23 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
16 22 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 14 (0.46%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 337 (10.97%) Visual Studio
2 289 (9.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 219 (7.13%) NUnit
4 136 (4.43%) Git (software)
5 135 (4.39%) Moq
6 125 (4.07%) Rhino Mocks
7 110 (3.58%) MSTest
8 89 (2.90%) Selenium
9 85 (2.77%) Subversion
10 47 (1.53%) SpecFlow
11 46 (1.50%) JIRA
12 35 (1.14%) Eclipse
12 35 (1.14%) Cucumber
13 34 (1.11%) ReSharper
14 28 (0.91%) TeamCity
15 27 (0.88%) WebDriver
16 20 (0.65%) Mercurial
16 20 (0.65%) Selenium IDE
17 19 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
18 15 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 325 (10.58%) Finance
2 121 (3.94%) Retail
3 118 (3.84%) Marketing
4 94 (3.06%) Games
5 61 (1.99%) Advertising
6 41 (1.33%) Legal
7 35 (1.14%) Banking
8 30 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 26 (0.85%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.55%) Law
10 17 (0.55%) Billing
11 15 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (0.49%) Back Office
12 12 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.23%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.20%) Electronics
15 4 (0.13%) Publishing
16 3 (0.098%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.098%) German Language
16 3 (0.098%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2512 (81.74%) Developer
2 1243 (40.45%) .NET Developer
3 841 (27.37%) C# Developer
4 580 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 501 (16.30%) Senior Developer
6 424 (13.80%) Software Developer
7 417 (13.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 387 (12.59%) ASP.NET Developer
9 326 (10.61%) Web Developer
10 206 (6.70%) Analyst
11 193 (6.28%) Senior C# Developer
12 188 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
13 151 (4.91%) Team Leader
14 136 (4.43%) Junior
15 131 (4.26%) Junior Developer
16 122 (3.97%) Software Engineer
17 120 (3.90%) Graduate
18 111 (3.61%) Graduate Developer
19 109 (3.55%) C# Software Developer
20 106 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2747 (89.39%) .NET
2 1982 (64.50%) ASP.NET
3 1178 (38.33%) HTML
4 969 (31.53%) CSS
5 862 (28.05%) WCF
6 835 (27.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 753 (24.50%) jQuery
8 737 (23.98%) .NET Framework
9 541 (17.60%) XML
10 536 (17.44%) Web Services
11 445 (14.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 397 (12.92%) WPF
13 392 (12.76%) LINQ
14 301 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 293 (9.53%) HTML5
16 260 (8.46%) WinForms
17 243 (7.91%) Ajax
18 223 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 197 (6.41%) SOAP
20 167 (5.43%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 187 (6.09%) Computer Science
2 125 (4.07%) N-Tier
3 108 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 106 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 102 (3.32%) Inversion of Control
6 54 (1.76%) Social Media
7 44 (1.43%) Client/Server
7 44 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 37 (1.20%) W3C
9 35 (1.14%) Physics
9 35 (1.14%) iPhone
10 34 (1.11%) Social Network
11 26 (0.85%) Open Source
12 22 (0.72%) Tandem
13 20 (0.65%) Blog
14 17 (0.55%) Streaming Music
15 15 (0.49%) Statistics
15 15 (0.49%) NHS
16 13 (0.42%) Management Information System
17 12 (0.39%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 476 (15.49%) Windows
2 111 (3.61%) Android
3 75 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 50 (1.63%) Linux
5 42 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (1.11%) UNIX
7 20 (0.65%) Windows Phone
8 17 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
10 11 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
11 10 (0.33%) AIX
12 9 (0.29%) Windows CE
13 5 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
15 2 (0.065%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.065%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.065%) VxWorks
16 1 (0.033%) SUSE
16 1 (0.033%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1316 (42.82%) MVC
2 773 (25.15%) TDD
3 608 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
4 529 (17.21%) Scrum
5 525 (17.08%) OO
6 289 (9.40%) Software Engineering
7 285 (9.27%) Web Application Development
8 265 (8.62%) Web Development
9 246 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
10 245 (7.97%) Unit Testing
11 210 (6.83%) BDD
12 193 (6.28%) Project Management
13 175 (5.69%) Dependency Injection
14 168 (5.47%) E-Commerce
15 157 (5.11%) OOD
16 152 (4.95%) Kanban
17 151 (4.91%) MVVM
17 151 (4.91%) OOP
18 143 (4.65%) SOA
19 109 (3.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1235 (40.19%) SQL
2 1186 (38.59%) JavaScript
3 493 (16.04%) VB.NET
4 452 (14.71%) T-SQL
5 274 (8.92%) Java
6 160 (5.21%) VB
7 139 (4.52%) C++
8 111 (3.61%) PHP
8 111 (3.61%) Ruby
9 79 (2.57%) C
10 35 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 32 (1.04%) Perl
12 28 (0.91%) Python
12 28 (0.91%) VB6
13 26 (0.85%) Objective-C
14 22 (0.72%) VBA
15 20 (0.65%) VBScript
16 17 (0.55%) Groovy
17 16 (0.52%) PHP5
17 16 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 348 (11.32%) Degree
2 87 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 71 (2.31%) MCP
4 56 (1.82%) MCSD
5 53 (1.72%) MCTS
6 51 (1.66%) MCAD
7 25 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 23 (0.75%) ISEB
9 12 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.33%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.29%) MCSE
12 7 (0.23%) SC Cleared
13 6 (0.20%) HND
14 5 (0.16%) CCNP
14 5 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.065%) OCPJP
15 2 (0.065%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 1 (0.033%) BC Cleared
16 1 (0.033%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (3.81%) QA
2 20 (0.65%) SLA
3 19 (0.62%) WAI
4 10 (0.33%) WCAG
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.098%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.49%) XenApp
2 15 (0.49%) XenDesktop
3 14 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.065%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.033%) vSphere
6 1 (0.033%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (0.36%) 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
1 760 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 170 (5.53%) Oracle
3 69 (2.25%) Google
4 55 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 41 (1.33%) Facebook
6 28 (0.91%) Twitter
7 25 (0.81%) VMware
8 23 (0.75%) IBM
9 20 (0.65%) Apple
10 19 (0.62%) Adobe
10 19 (0.62%) HP
11 18 (0.59%) SAP
12 17 (0.55%) Citrix
12 17 (0.55%) Wonderware
13 15 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.39%) Telerik
14 12 (0.39%) Xamarin
15 11 (0.36%) EPiServer
16 10 (0.33%) Sage
17 9 (0.29%) Sony
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