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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1476 1633 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.75% 24.15% 23.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.83% 39.46% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1512 1528
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £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
4008 4138 4200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.62% 61.20% 59.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3423 3644 3745
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £48,000
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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -4 800 £40,000 +14.28% 162
Cheshire -2 387 £37,500 +7.14% 74
Lancashire +2 158 £35,000 - 29
Merseyside +3 120 £40,000 - 27
Cumbria -12 1 £31,000 -15.06%
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2662 (89.21%) .NET
2 1958 (65.62%) ASP.NET
3 1787 (59.89%) SQL Server
4 1375 (46.08%) MVC
5 1316 (44.10%) HTML
6 1306 (43.77%) Agile Software Development
7 1243 (41.66%) JavaScript
8 1136 (38.07%) SQL
9 1074 (35.99%) CSS
10 818 (27.41%) WCF
11 810 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
12 758 (25.40%) jQuery
13 740 (24.80%) TDD
14 726 (24.33%) .NET Framework
15 668 (22.39%) Microsoft
16 551 (18.47%) Web Services
17 543 (18.20%) Scrum
18 484 (16.22%) XML
19 482 (16.15%) OO
20 481 (16.12%) Windows
21 430 (14.41%) VB.NET
22 423 (14.18%) LINQ
23 392 (13.14%) T-SQL
24 385 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 379 (12.70%) HTML5
26 356 (11.93%) WPF
27 350 (11.73%) Finance
28 346 (11.60%) Visual Studio
29 325 (10.89%) Web Development
30 319 (10.69%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 191 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 188 (6.30%) IIS
3 154 (5.16%) Node.js
4 153 (5.13%) CMS
5 145 (4.86%) Umbraco
6 60 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 37 (1.24%) WordPress
8 30 (1.01%) NServiceBus
9 18 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.44%) Sitefinity
12 12 (0.40%) ColdFusion
12 12 (0.40%) JBoss
13 11 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.30%) Confluence
15 8 (0.27%) Lync
15 8 (0.27%) Apache
16 7 (0.23%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.23%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 280 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 45 (1.51%) Photoshop
3 41 (1.37%) MS Office
4 14 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.27%) Fireworks
6 7 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.10%) MS Project
7 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.067%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.067%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.067%) InDesign
9 1 (0.034%) DOC1
9 1 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.034%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 43 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.40%) Visualfiles
3 9 (0.30%) Magento
4 6 (0.20%) Sage 50
4 6 (0.20%) Tridion
5 5 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.10%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.067%) Exchequer
9 1 (0.034%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.034%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.034%) Exstream
9 1 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 95 (3.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.44%) SaaS
4 11 (0.37%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.27%) Google App Engine
6 7 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.23%) GitHub
7 6 (0.20%) PaaS
8 5 (0.17%) IaaS
9 2 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.034%) Trello
10 1 (0.034%) Office 365
10 1 (0.034%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.034%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 143 (4.79%) Internet
2 51 (1.71%) HTTP
3 39 (1.31%) Intranet
4 17 (0.57%) Wireless
5 14 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.17%) VPN
7 4 (0.13%) DNS
7 4 (0.13%) Firewall
7 4 (0.13%) Extranet
8 2 (0.067%) MPLS
8 2 (0.067%) SMTP
8 2 (0.067%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.034%) FTP
9 1 (0.034%) Broadband
9 1 (0.034%) WAN
9 1 (0.034%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.034%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1787 (59.89%) SQL Server
2 319 (10.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 221 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 176 (5.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 161 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 152 (5.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 146 (4.89%) Relational Database
8 132 (4.42%) MySQL
9 84 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 46 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (1.41%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
12 34 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
13 33 (1.11%) MongoDB
14 26 (0.87%) Big Data
15 20 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
16 19 (0.64%) RavenDB
17 17 (0.57%) DTS
18 16 (0.54%) DB2
19 12 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 346 (11.60%) Visual Studio
2 294 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 194 (6.50%) Git (software)
4 190 (6.37%) NUnit
5 114 (3.82%) Moq
6 108 (3.62%) Rhino Mocks
7 106 (3.55%) Selenium
8 104 (3.49%) MSTest
9 98 (3.28%) Subversion
10 55 (1.84%) JIRA
11 49 (1.64%) SpecFlow
12 41 (1.37%) WebDriver
13 38 (1.27%) Cucumber
14 21 (0.70%) ReSharper
14 21 (0.70%) ClearCase
15 19 (0.64%) TeamCity
16 18 (0.60%) SoapUI
17 17 (0.57%) Selenium IDE
17 17 (0.57%) Eclipse
18 15 (0.50%) Mercurial
General
1 350 (11.73%) Finance
2 156 (5.23%) Retail
3 144 (4.83%) Marketing
4 111 (3.72%) Games
5 65 (2.18%) Advertising
6 46 (1.54%) Banking
7 41 (1.37%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.01%) Legal
10 20 (0.67%) Law
11 17 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.57%) Billing
12 14 (0.47%) Back Office
13 13 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.34%) Automotive
15 8 (0.27%) Electronics
15 8 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.13%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.10%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2427 (81.33%) Developer
2 1228 (41.15%) .NET Developer
3 735 (24.63%) C# Developer
4 508 (17.02%) Senior Developer
5 505 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 369 (12.37%) ASP.NET Developer
7 359 (12.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 358 (12.00%) Software Developer
9 330 (11.06%) Web Developer
10 201 (6.74%) Senior .NET Developer
11 199 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
12 170 (5.70%) Analyst
13 160 (5.36%) Junior
14 154 (5.16%) Junior Developer
15 137 (4.59%) Team Leader
16 126 (4.22%) Graduate
17 124 (4.16%) .NET Web Developer
18 114 (3.82%) Graduate Developer
19 100 (3.35%) C# Software Developer
20 98 (3.28%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2662 (89.21%) .NET
2 1958 (65.62%) ASP.NET
3 1316 (44.10%) HTML
4 1074 (35.99%) CSS
5 818 (27.41%) WCF
6 810 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 758 (25.40%) jQuery
8 726 (24.33%) .NET Framework
9 551 (18.47%) Web Services
10 484 (16.22%) XML
11 423 (14.18%) LINQ
12 385 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 379 (12.70%) HTML5
14 356 (11.93%) WPF
15 235 (7.88%) SOAP
16 234 (7.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 211 (7.07%) WinForms
18 209 (7.00%) Ajax
19 178 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
20 177 (5.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 171 (5.73%) Computer Science
2 147 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
3 114 (3.82%) Inversion of Control
4 108 (3.62%) Mobile App
5 103 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 100 (3.35%) N-Tier
7 66 (2.21%) User Experience
8 48 (1.61%) Social Media
9 47 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 45 (1.51%) Mathematics
11 37 (1.24%) Social Network
12 35 (1.17%) iPhone
13 27 (0.90%) Physics
14 25 (0.84%) Streaming Music
15 21 (0.70%) W3C
16 17 (0.57%) Tandem
16 17 (0.57%) iSeries
17 14 (0.47%) Open Source
17 14 (0.47%) Blog
18 13 (0.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 481 (16.12%) Windows
2 106 (3.55%) Android
3 82 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 81 (2.71%) Linux
5 20 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (0.60%) UNIX
7 15 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
9 11 (0.37%) AIX
10 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.067%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.067%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.067%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.034%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.034%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.034%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.034%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1375 (46.08%) MVC
2 1306 (43.77%) Agile Software Development
3 740 (24.80%) TDD
4 543 (18.20%) Scrum
5 482 (16.15%) OO
6 325 (10.89%) Web Development
7 300 (10.05%) Web Application Development
8 259 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
9 257 (8.61%) Software Engineering
10 208 (6.97%) Dependency Injection
11 207 (6.94%) Unit Testing
12 198 (6.64%) BDD
13 183 (6.13%) E-Commerce
14 181 (6.07%) Project Management
15 176 (5.90%) Mentoring
16 168 (5.63%) SOA
17 160 (5.36%) OOP
18 149 (4.99%) Kanban
19 140 (4.69%) MVVM
20 134 (4.49%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 1243 (41.66%) JavaScript
2 1136 (38.07%) SQL
3 430 (14.41%) VB.NET
4 392 (13.14%) T-SQL
5 291 (9.75%) Java
6 177 (5.93%) C++
7 171 (5.73%) VB
8 133 (4.46%) PHP
9 117 (3.92%) Ruby
10 85 (2.85%) C
11 36 (1.21%) VB6
12 34 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 26 (0.87%) Python
13 26 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 22 (0.74%) VBScript
15 19 (0.64%) PL/SQL
16 18 (0.60%) VBA
17 17 (0.57%) RPG
17 17 (0.57%) Groovy
18 16 (0.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 319 (10.69%) Degree
2 69 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (1.51%) MCP
4 32 (1.07%) MCSD
5 30 (1.01%) MCTS
6 26 (0.87%) MCAD
7 22 (0.74%) Security Cleared
8 12 (0.40%) ISEB
9 10 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.20%) HND
11 5 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.13%) CCNP
13 3 (0.10%) MCSE
13 3 (0.10%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.10%) MCPD
14 2 (0.067%) OCPJP
15 1 (0.034%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.034%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (4.36%) QA
2 39 (1.31%) SLA
3 12 (0.40%) WAI
4 4 (0.13%) WCAG
5 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.37%) Hyper-V
2 10 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.23%) XenApp
4 7 (0.23%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.10%) Docker
6 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.13%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.10%) Puppet
3 3 (0.10%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.034%) Mesos
4 1 (0.034%) SCCM
4 1 (0.034%) SCOM
4 1 (0.034%) OpenView
Vendors
1 668 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 128 (4.29%) Oracle
3 69 (2.31%) Google
3 69 (2.31%) Sitecore
4 58 (1.94%) Facebook
5 31 (1.04%) EPiServer
6 30 (1.01%) Twitter
7 23 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (0.60%) IBM
8 18 (0.60%) VMware
8 18 (0.60%) Wonderware
9 17 (0.57%) SAP
10 15 (0.50%) HP
10 15 (0.50%) Telerik
11 14 (0.47%) Xamarin
12 10 (0.34%) Eloqua
12 10 (0.34%) Apple
12 10 (0.34%) Adobe
12 10 (0.34%) Embarcadero
13 9 (0.30%) Business Objects
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lancashire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Month
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 21 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22 - £26 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Southway Housing Trust
Salary: £39.5k - 41k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Maclellan Smith
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Depenandent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+bonusagile
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester United FC
Salary: Commensurate with relevant experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday