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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1322 1630 1819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.83% 23.34% 25.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.62% 40.73% 42.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1492 1672
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 £52,500 £50,000 £44,500
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
3423 4002 4273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.35% 57.30% 59.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2931 3436 3741
Average salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 26 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 26 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 -1 824 £40,000 +6.66% 173
Cheshire -3 318 £40,000 +6.66% 81
Merseyside -3 87 £42,500 +10.38% 33
Lancashire +2 82 £37,000 -3.26% 17
Cumbria -19 1 £23,000 -26.98%
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 2420 (90.13%) .NET
2 1855 (69.09%) ASP.NET
3 1535 (57.17%) SQL Server
4 1284 (47.82%) MVC
5 1270 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
6 1178 (43.87%) HTML
7 1134 (42.23%) JavaScript
8 1106 (41.19%) SQL
9 984 (36.65%) CSS
10 795 (29.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 684 (25.47%) TDD
12 658 (24.51%) WCF
13 656 (24.43%) jQuery
14 619 (23.05%) Microsoft
15 586 (21.82%) .NET Framework
16 535 (19.93%) Scrum
17 512 (19.07%) Windows
18 468 (17.43%) Web Services
19 432 (16.09%) VB.NET
20 414 (15.42%) OO
21 406 (15.12%) XML
22 387 (14.41%) HTML5
23 346 (12.89%) Degree
24 329 (12.25%) Web Application Development
25 316 (11.77%) Software Engineering
26 311 (11.58%) Java
27 292 (10.88%) Visual Studio
28 289 (10.76%) Web Development
29 276 (10.28%) Finance
30 272 (10.13%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 26 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
1 173 (6.44%) Node.js
2 163 (6.07%) SharePoint
3 143 (5.33%) IIS
4 109 (4.06%) Umbraco
5 107 (3.99%) CMS
6 44 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 40 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 29 (1.08%) WordPress
9 25 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (0.71%) NServiceBus
12 11 (0.41%) Confluence
13 9 (0.34%) Apache
14 8 (0.30%) Sitefinity
15 7 (0.26%) Joomla!
16 6 (0.22%) nginx
16 6 (0.22%) SAS
17 5 (0.19%) Apache Pig
18 4 (0.15%) Drupal
19 3 (0.11%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 225 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.23%) MS Office
3 28 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.11%) MS Project
6 3 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.074%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.037%) InDesign
8 1 (0.037%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.037%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 31 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.34%) Tridion
3 6 (0.22%) Magento
4 5 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.15%) Exstream
6 2 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.074%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.037%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 117 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (1.01%) SaaS
4 14 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (0.48%) Office 365
6 6 (0.22%) Yammer
7 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.037%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.037%) GitHub
8 1 (0.037%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 144 (5.36%) Internet
2 86 (3.20%) HTTP
3 32 (1.19%) Intranet
4 19 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.60%) Wireless
6 5 (0.19%) ATM
7 4 (0.15%) Broadband
8 2 (0.074%) GPRS
8 2 (0.074%) LAN
8 2 (0.074%) UMTS
8 2 (0.074%) VoIP
8 2 (0.074%) WAN
8 2 (0.074%) Firewall
9 1 (0.037%) Extranet
9 1 (0.037%) DNS
9 1 (0.037%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.037%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1535 (57.17%) SQL Server
2 268 (9.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 168 (6.26%) MySQL
4 166 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 138 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 128 (4.77%) Relational Database
7 95 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 83 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 82 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 55 (2.05%) RDBMS
11 54 (2.01%) MongoDB
12 37 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
14 25 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (0.71%) Big Data
16 14 (0.52%) Oracle Database
17 11 (0.41%) RavenDB
18 10 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
19 8 (0.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 292 (10.88%) Visual Studio
2 246 (9.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 233 (8.68%) NUnit
4 184 (6.85%) Git (software)
5 133 (4.95%) MSTest
6 129 (4.80%) Subversion
7 128 (4.77%) Moq
8 106 (3.95%) Rhino Mocks
9 91 (3.39%) Selenium
10 72 (2.68%) JIRA
11 40 (1.49%) SpecFlow
12 27 (1.01%) Mercurial
13 24 (0.89%) TeamCity
13 24 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 21 (0.78%) WebDriver
15 16 (0.60%) Cucumber
16 15 (0.56%) WatiN
16 15 (0.56%) Grunt
17 13 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
17 13 (0.48%) Firebug
General
1 276 (10.28%) Finance
2 107 (3.99%) Marketing
3 100 (3.72%) Retail
4 89 (3.31%) Games
5 58 (2.16%) Advertising
6 36 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 25 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 20 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 20 (0.74%) Automotive
8 20 (0.74%) Banking
9 16 (0.60%) Law
9 16 (0.60%) Music Industry
10 14 (0.52%) Back Office
10 14 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.45%) Billing
12 11 (0.41%) Electronics
13 6 (0.22%) Publishing
13 6 (0.22%) Local Government
14 5 (0.19%) Legal
15 3 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2240 (83.43%) Developer
2 1340 (49.91%) .NET Developer
3 700 (26.07%) C# Developer
4 517 (19.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 391 (14.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 381 (14.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 356 (13.26%) Senior Developer
8 283 (10.54%) Software Developer
9 265 (9.87%) Web Developer
10 198 (7.37%) Senior .NET Developer
11 155 (5.77%) Junior
12 149 (5.55%) Senior C# Developer
12 149 (5.55%) Junior Developer
13 134 (4.99%) .NET Web Developer
14 108 (4.02%) Analyst
15 91 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
16 88 (3.28%) Graduate
17 85 (3.17%) Software Engineer
18 77 (2.87%) Junior .NET Developer
19 76 (2.83%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2420 (90.13%) .NET
2 1855 (69.09%) ASP.NET
3 1178 (43.87%) HTML
4 984 (36.65%) CSS
5 795 (29.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 658 (24.51%) WCF
7 656 (24.43%) jQuery
8 586 (21.82%) .NET Framework
9 468 (17.43%) Web Services
10 406 (15.12%) XML
11 387 (14.41%) HTML5
12 272 (10.13%) LINQ
13 253 (9.42%) WPF
14 217 (8.08%) Ajax
14 217 (8.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 207 (7.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 203 (7.56%) CSS3
17 182 (6.78%) RESTful
18 180 (6.70%) WinForms
19 158 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 158 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 153 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 150 (5.59%) Enterprise Software
4 125 (4.66%) Inversion of Control
5 117 (4.36%) Mobile App
6 113 (4.21%) N-Tier
7 55 (2.05%) User Experience
8 40 (1.49%) iPhone
9 29 (1.08%) Social Media
9 29 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 29 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.04%) Mathematics
11 25 (0.93%) Streaming Music
11 25 (0.93%) W3C
12 20 (0.74%) NHS
13 16 (0.60%) iSeries
14 14 (0.52%) Open Source
15 13 (0.48%) Social Network
16 12 (0.45%) Physics
17 11 (0.41%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 512 (19.07%) Windows
2 142 (5.29%) Android
3 100 (3.72%) Apple iOS
4 95 (3.54%) Linux
5 23 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
6 18 (0.67%) UNIX
7 11 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.11%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.11%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.074%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.074%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.074%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.037%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.037%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.037%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.037%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.037%) CentOS
11 1 (0.037%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1284 (47.82%) MVC
2 1270 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
3 684 (25.47%) TDD
4 535 (19.93%) Scrum
5 414 (15.42%) OO
6 329 (12.25%) Web Application Development
7 316 (11.77%) Software Engineering
8 289 (10.76%) Web Development
9 258 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
10 240 (8.94%) Dependency Injection
11 200 (7.45%) BDD
12 192 (7.15%) Unit Testing
13 151 (5.62%) OOP
14 147 (5.47%) SOA
15 141 (5.25%) Kanban
15 141 (5.25%) Domain-Driven Design
16 123 (4.58%) Mentoring
17 119 (4.43%) E-Commerce
18 115 (4.28%) Project Management
19 112 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1134 (42.23%) JavaScript
2 1106 (41.19%) SQL
3 432 (16.09%) VB.NET
4 311 (11.58%) Java
5 232 (8.64%) T-SQL
6 215 (8.01%) VB
7 188 (7.00%) C++
8 141 (5.25%) PHP
9 125 (4.66%) Ruby
10 60 (2.23%) C
11 57 (2.12%) Python
12 35 (1.30%) VB6
13 33 (1.23%) Objective-C
13 33 (1.23%) VBA
13 33 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 29 (1.08%) PL/SQL
15 22 (0.82%) Perl
15 22 (0.82%) VBScript
16 17 (0.63%) PHP5
16 17 (0.63%) F#
Qualifications
1 346 (12.89%) Degree
2 74 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (0.97%) MCP
4 19 (0.71%) MCSD
5 15 (0.56%) HND
5 15 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.52%) MCTS
7 11 (0.41%) MCAD
8 9 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (0.30%) Security Cleared
9 8 (0.30%) ISEB
10 4 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.11%) MCITP
11 3 (0.11%) MCPD
11 3 (0.11%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.074%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.037%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.037%) MCSE
13 1 (0.037%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (4.73%) QA
2 35 (1.30%) SLA
3 20 (0.74%) WAI
4 7 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.26%) WCAG
5 4 (0.15%) GAMP
5 4 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.074%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.19%) Docker
3 4 (0.15%) Firmware
4 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.074%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (0.34%) Vagrant
2 6 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.22%) Puppet
3 5 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.15%) Kibana
5 1 (0.037%) MOM
Vendors
1 619 (23.05%) Microsoft
2 110 (4.10%) Oracle
3 61 (2.27%) Facebook
4 58 (2.16%) Google
5 53 (1.97%) Sitecore
6 45 (1.68%) EPiServer
7 41 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (1.19%) Twitter
9 23 (0.86%) DevExpress
10 21 (0.78%) Telerik
11 19 (0.71%) Eloqua
12 17 (0.63%) SAP
13 15 (0.56%) Business Objects
13 15 (0.56%) Apple
14 11 (0.41%) Xamarin
14 11 (0.41%) Adobe
15 10 (0.37%) Sony
15 10 (0.37%) Yahoo!
16 9 (0.34%) Epicor
17 7 (0.26%) Embarcadero
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 minutes ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Highly competitive + great benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days, Great environment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago