The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 1643 1886 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.32% 25.92% 26.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.25% 43.34% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1485 1732 1747
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3983 4352 4318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.54% 59.80% 60.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3402 3805 3898
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
C#
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 959 £37,500 +7.14% 55
Cheshire 0 432 £37,500 +15.38% 22
Merseyside +1 124 £38,000 +4.10% 10
Lancashire -3 89 £35,000 - 5
Cumbria +6 20 £30,500 -20.77%
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2770 (90.32%) .NET
2 2026 (66.06%) ASP.NET
3 1797 (58.59%) SQL Server
4 1396 (45.52%) SQL
5 1248 (40.69%) MVC
6 1075 (35.05%) HTML
7 1074 (35.02%) JavaScript
8 899 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 879 (28.66%) CSS
10 873 (28.46%) WCF
11 748 (24.39%) Microsoft
12 732 (23.87%) jQuery
13 697 (22.73%) TDD
14 641 (20.90%) .NET Framework
15 636 (20.74%) VB.NET
16 618 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
17 595 (19.40%) XML
18 548 (17.87%) OO
19 543 (17.70%) Windows
20 494 (16.11%) Scrum
21 485 (15.81%) T-SQL
22 464 (15.13%) WPF
23 436 (14.22%) Web Services
24 383 (12.49%) WinForms
25 367 (11.97%) Software Engineering
26 360 (11.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 356 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
28 350 (11.41%) Finance
29 342 (11.15%) Degree
30 308 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 188 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 156 (5.09%) IIS
3 89 (2.90%) CMS
4 70 (2.28%) Node.js
5 47 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 43 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 32 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 25 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 21 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.59%) WordPress
11 12 (0.39%) ColdFusion
12 11 (0.36%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.20%) Apache
13 6 (0.20%) Lync
13 6 (0.20%) DNN
14 4 (0.13%) FileNet
15 3 (0.098%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.098%) CICS
15 3 (0.098%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.098%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 282 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.01%) MS Office
3 23 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 18 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.49%) Fireworks
6 12 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.26%) MS Project
8 4 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.098%) Maple
9 3 (0.098%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.098%) PrintSoft PReS
9 3 (0.098%) InDesign
10 2 (0.065%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.033%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 37 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.72%) Visualfiles
3 12 (0.39%) Magento
4 8 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
7 3 (0.098%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.033%) Agresso
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.033%) Exstream
9 1 (0.033%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.033%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 59 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.46%) Office 365
2 14 (0.46%) SaaS
3 11 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.33%) Trello
5 9 (0.29%) GitHub
6 5 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.065%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.033%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.033%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.033%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.033%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 86 (2.80%) Internet
2 53 (1.73%) Intranet
3 27 (0.88%) HTTP
4 15 (0.49%) SSL
5 14 (0.46%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.39%) X.509
7 10 (0.33%) RFID
8 7 (0.23%) SMS
8 7 (0.23%) DNS
9 5 (0.16%) UMTS
9 5 (0.16%) GPRS
10 3 (0.098%) Wireless
10 3 (0.098%) FTP
10 3 (0.098%) LAN
10 3 (0.098%) WAN
11 2 (0.065%) SSH
11 2 (0.065%) Extranet
12 1 (0.033%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.033%) NFC
12 1 (0.033%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1797 (58.59%) SQL Server
2 356 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 270 (8.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 185 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 175 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 162 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 137 (4.47%) MySQL
8 86 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 69 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 66 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 51 (1.66%) Oracle Database
12 49 (1.60%) NoSQL
13 37 (1.21%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
14 31 (1.01%) MongoDB
15 24 (0.78%) OLTP
16 22 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
16 22 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
17 21 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
18 19 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 308 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 281 (9.16%) Visual Studio
3 182 (5.93%) NUnit
4 112 (3.65%) Moq
5 94 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
6 91 (2.97%) MSTest
7 75 (2.45%) Selenium
8 69 (2.25%) Subversion
9 62 (2.02%) Git (software)
10 37 (1.21%) Mercurial
11 28 (0.91%) Eclipse
12 26 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 26 (0.85%) PhoneGap
13 24 (0.78%) JIRA
14 20 (0.65%) TeamCity
15 18 (0.59%) SoapUI
16 17 (0.55%) Xcode
17 16 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
18 14 (0.46%) ReSharper
19 13 (0.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 350 (11.41%) Finance
2 60 (1.96%) Retail
3 49 (1.60%) Legal
4 47 (1.53%) Marketing
5 46 (1.50%) Games
6 27 (0.88%) Back Office
7 24 (0.78%) Banking
8 22 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 21 (0.68%) Advertising
10 20 (0.65%) Law
11 15 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.29%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.20%) Billing
15 5 (0.16%) Publishing
16 4 (0.13%) Automotive
16 4 (0.13%) Financial Institution
17 3 (0.098%) Electronics
17 3 (0.098%) Music Industry
18 1 (0.033%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2471 (80.57%) Developer
2 1244 (40.56%) .NET Developer
3 888 (28.95%) C# Developer
4 604 (19.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 463 (15.10%) Senior Developer
6 437 (14.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 422 (13.76%) Software Developer
8 414 (13.50%) ASP.NET Developer
9 364 (11.87%) Web Developer
10 225 (7.34%) Senior .NET Developer
11 203 (6.62%) Senior C# Developer
12 186 (6.06%) Analyst
13 176 (5.74%) Software Engineer
14 160 (5.22%) .NET Web Developer
15 135 (4.40%) Lead Developer
16 133 (4.34%) C# Software Developer
17 130 (4.24%) Team Leader
18 127 (4.14%) C# Web Developer
19 104 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
20 95 (3.10%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2770 (90.32%) .NET
2 2026 (66.06%) ASP.NET
3 1075 (35.05%) HTML
4 899 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 879 (28.66%) CSS
6 873 (28.46%) WCF
7 732 (23.87%) jQuery
8 641 (20.90%) .NET Framework
9 595 (19.40%) XML
10 464 (15.13%) WPF
11 436 (14.22%) Web Services
12 383 (12.49%) WinForms
13 360 (11.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 305 (9.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 286 (9.33%) LINQ
16 250 (8.15%) HTML5
17 238 (7.76%) Ajax
18 231 (7.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 181 (5.90%) Razor View Engine
20 129 (4.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 196 (6.39%) Computer Science
2 149 (4.86%) N-Tier
3 131 (4.27%) Mobile App
4 110 (3.59%) Inversion of Control
5 74 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
6 66 (2.15%) Open Source
7 47 (1.53%) W3C
8 44 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 44 (1.43%) Social Media
9 35 (1.14%) SystemC
10 33 (1.08%) NHS
11 30 (0.98%) iPhone
12 24 (0.78%) Blog
13 22 (0.72%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.65%) Informatics
15 17 (0.55%) Statistics
16 16 (0.52%) Management Information System
17 15 (0.49%) Biometrics
18 14 (0.46%) Physics
19 13 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 543 (17.70%) Windows
2 143 (4.66%) Android
3 92 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 59 (1.92%) Linux
5 34 (1.11%) UNIX
6 31 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (0.95%) Windows Phone
8 22 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 17 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
12 9 (0.29%) Windows CE
13 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone 7
14 2 (0.065%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.065%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.033%) CentOS
15 1 (0.033%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.033%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.033%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.033%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1248 (40.69%) MVC
2 697 (22.73%) TDD
3 618 (20.15%) Agile Software Development
4 548 (17.87%) OO
5 494 (16.11%) Scrum
6 367 (11.97%) Software Engineering
7 285 (9.29%) Web Development
8 278 (9.06%) Unit Testing
9 224 (7.30%) Web Application Development
10 183 (5.97%) OOD
11 182 (5.93%) E-Commerce
12 164 (5.35%) Project Management
13 163 (5.31%) OOP
14 149 (4.86%) BDD
15 141 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
16 140 (4.56%) Dependency Injection
17 131 (4.27%) Kanban
18 113 (3.68%) MVVM
19 96 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
20 93 (3.03%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1396 (45.52%) SQL
2 1074 (35.02%) JavaScript
3 636 (20.74%) VB.NET
4 485 (15.81%) T-SQL
5 254 (8.28%) Java
6 207 (6.75%) VB
7 141 (4.60%) C++
8 105 (3.42%) PHP
9 100 (3.26%) Ruby
10 71 (2.31%) C
11 45 (1.47%) PL/SQL
12 38 (1.24%) VB6
13 34 (1.11%) XAML
14 33 (1.08%) Python
15 27 (0.88%) VBA
16 26 (0.85%) Perl
17 25 (0.82%) Objective-C
18 15 (0.49%) VBScript
19 14 (0.46%) PHP5
19 14 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 342 (11.15%) Degree
2 168 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 125 (4.08%) MCP
4 109 (3.55%) MCTS
5 90 (2.93%) MCSD
6 89 (2.90%) MCAD
7 41 (1.34%) ISEB
8 24 (0.78%) Security Cleared
9 19 (0.62%) MCPD
9 19 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 13 (0.42%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.26%) MCSE
12 4 (0.13%) HND
13 1 (0.033%) CITP
13 1 (0.033%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.033%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.033%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.033%) PMP
13 1 (0.033%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.033%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (4.56%) QA
2 25 (0.82%) WCAG
3 15 (0.49%) SLA
4 12 (0.39%) WAI
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.098%) HL7
7 2 (0.065%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.033%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.033%) Basel II
System Software
1 13 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.20%) XenApp
3 6 (0.20%) XenDesktop
4 5 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.033%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.033%) vSphere
6 1 (0.033%) Varnish
6 1 (0.033%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.20%) OpenView
3 1 (0.033%) Puppet
3 1 (0.033%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 748 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 163 (5.31%) Oracle
3 55 (1.79%) Google
4 30 (0.98%) Sitecore
5 25 (0.82%) Apple
6 23 (0.75%) Twitter
7 21 (0.68%) Adobe
8 19 (0.62%) McKesson
8 19 (0.62%) Facebook
9 18 (0.59%) HP
9 18 (0.59%) SAP
10 15 (0.49%) IBM
10 15 (0.49%) VMware
11 13 (0.42%) TIBCO
11 13 (0.42%) Sybase
12 11 (0.36%) DevExpress
12 11 (0.36%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.29%) Ektron
14 7 (0.23%) Rackspace
Bury, Lancashire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £325 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + +Bonus +Full Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Experis IT
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday