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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1447 1644 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 19.51% 23.77% 23.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.03% 38.46% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 1509 1561
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
3908 4275 4241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.69% 61.82% 59.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3409 3736 3800
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 November 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 November 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 -4 832 £40,000 +14.28% 170
Cheshire -2 360 £39,000 +11.42% 85
Lancashire +1 138 £35,000 - 33
Merseyside +6 111 £40,000 - 24
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2658 (88.93%) .NET
2 1989 (66.54%) ASP.NET
3 1779 (59.52%) SQL Server
4 1399 (46.80%) MVC
5 1339 (44.80%) HTML
6 1320 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
7 1260 (42.15%) JavaScript
8 1133 (37.91%) SQL
9 1104 (36.94%) CSS
10 831 (27.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 793 (26.53%) WCF
12 772 (25.83%) jQuery
13 734 (24.56%) TDD
14 716 (23.95%) .NET Framework
15 672 (22.48%) Microsoft
16 546 (18.27%) Scrum
17 535 (17.90%) Web Services
18 500 (16.73%) Windows
19 486 (16.26%) OO
20 461 (15.42%) XML
21 437 (14.62%) VB.NET
22 402 (13.45%) HTML5
23 401 (13.42%) LINQ
24 365 (12.21%) T-SQL
25 353 (11.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 352 (11.78%) Finance
27 342 (11.44%) WPF
28 340 (11.38%) Visual Studio
29 327 (10.94%) Web Development
30 322 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 190 (6.36%) IIS
2 172 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 167 (5.59%) Node.js
4 160 (5.35%) Umbraco
5 159 (5.32%) CMS
6 57 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 40 (1.34%) WordPress
8 33 (1.10%) NServiceBus
9 18 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.50%) Sitefinity
11 14 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.40%) Confluence
12 12 (0.40%) ColdFusion
13 11 (0.37%) JBoss
14 8 (0.27%) Apache
14 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.23%) MS Exchange
16 5 (0.17%) Oracle Spatial
16 5 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 267 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.64%) Photoshop
3 31 (1.04%) MS Office
4 9 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.23%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.10%) MS Project
9 2 (0.067%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.067%) InDesign
9 2 (0.067%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.033%) DOC1
10 1 (0.033%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 37 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.37%) Visualfiles
2 11 (0.37%) Magento
3 7 (0.23%) Tridion
4 6 (0.20%) Sage 50
5 5 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.10%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.067%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.067%) Exchequer
8 2 (0.067%) Zen Cart
9 1 (0.033%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.033%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.43%) SaaS
4 11 (0.37%) Google Apps
5 10 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.27%) Google App Engine
6 8 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.20%) GitHub
8 5 (0.17%) IaaS
8 5 (0.17%) PaaS
9 3 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.10%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.067%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.033%) Office 365
11 1 (0.033%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 143 (4.78%) Internet
2 60 (2.01%) HTTP
3 33 (1.10%) Intranet
4 17 (0.57%) Wireless
5 16 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.17%) VPN
7 4 (0.13%) Firewall
8 3 (0.10%) Extranet
8 3 (0.10%) DNS
9 2 (0.067%) SMTP
9 2 (0.067%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.067%) MPLS
10 1 (0.033%) NAS
10 1 (0.033%) FTP
10 1 (0.033%) Broadband
10 1 (0.033%) WAN
10 1 (0.033%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1779 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 322 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 217 (7.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 183 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 155 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 152 (5.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 151 (5.05%) MySQL
8 148 (4.95%) Relational Database
9 92 (3.08%) NoSQL
10 48 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 43 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 35 (1.17%) MongoDB
13 33 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
14 32 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (0.87%) Big Data
16 23 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
17 19 (0.64%) RavenDB
18 16 (0.54%) DB2
19 14 (0.47%) DTS
20 10 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 340 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 295 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 216 (7.23%) Git (software)
4 202 (6.76%) NUnit
5 116 (3.88%) Selenium
6 114 (3.81%) Moq
7 112 (3.75%) MSTest
8 110 (3.68%) Rhino Mocks
9 107 (3.58%) Subversion
10 64 (2.14%) JIRA
11 47 (1.57%) WebDriver
12 44 (1.47%) SpecFlow
13 36 (1.20%) Cucumber
14 23 (0.77%) TeamCity
15 22 (0.74%) ReSharper
16 21 (0.70%) ClearCase
17 19 (0.64%) Mercurial
17 19 (0.64%) SoapUI
17 19 (0.64%) Selenium IDE
18 16 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 352 (11.78%) Finance
2 163 (5.45%) Retail
3 145 (4.85%) Marketing
4 110 (3.68%) Games
5 71 (2.38%) Advertising
6 50 (1.67%) Banking
7 43 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 27 (0.90%) Legal
10 24 (0.80%) Law
11 19 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 16 (0.54%) Back Office
13 15 (0.50%) Billing
14 13 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 13 (0.43%) Automotive
15 10 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.27%) Electronics
17 4 (0.13%) Multimedia
18 3 (0.10%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2440 (81.63%) Developer
2 1253 (41.92%) .NET Developer
3 710 (23.75%) C# Developer
4 493 (16.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 471 (15.76%) Senior Developer
6 375 (12.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 356 (11.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 347 (11.61%) Software Developer
9 327 (10.94%) Web Developer
10 185 (6.19%) Senior C# Developer
10 185 (6.19%) Senior .NET Developer
11 175 (5.85%) Junior
12 168 (5.62%) Junior Developer
13 159 (5.32%) Analyst
14 132 (4.42%) Team Leader
14 132 (4.42%) .NET Web Developer
15 123 (4.12%) Graduate
16 109 (3.65%) Graduate Developer
17 93 (3.11%) C# Software Developer
17 93 (3.11%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2658 (88.93%) .NET
2 1989 (66.54%) ASP.NET
3 1339 (44.80%) HTML
4 1104 (36.94%) CSS
5 831 (27.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 793 (26.53%) WCF
7 772 (25.83%) jQuery
8 716 (23.95%) .NET Framework
9 535 (17.90%) Web Services
10 461 (15.42%) XML
11 402 (13.45%) HTML5
12 401 (13.42%) LINQ
13 353 (11.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 342 (11.44%) WPF
15 237 (7.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 233 (7.80%) SOAP
17 213 (7.13%) Ajax
18 205 (6.86%) WinForms
19 199 (6.66%) CSS3
20 194 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 158 (5.29%) Computer Science
2 148 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 121 (4.05%) Inversion of Control
4 112 (3.75%) Mobile App
5 105 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 95 (3.18%) N-Tier
7 71 (2.38%) User Experience
8 49 (1.64%) Social Media
9 41 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 36 (1.20%) iPhone
11 35 (1.17%) Social Network
12 33 (1.10%) Mathematics
13 27 (0.90%) Streaming Music
14 25 (0.84%) W3C
15 20 (0.67%) iSeries
16 18 (0.60%) Physics
17 17 (0.57%) Tandem
18 12 (0.40%) Mobile Games
18 12 (0.40%) Algorithms
19 11 (0.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 500 (16.73%) Windows
2 116 (3.88%) Android
3 97 (3.25%) Apple iOS
4 89 (2.98%) Linux
5 17 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (0.54%) UNIX
7 15 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 13 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (0.33%) AIX
10 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.10%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.067%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.067%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.067%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.033%) SmartOS
14 1 (0.033%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1399 (46.80%) MVC
2 1320 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 734 (24.56%) TDD
4 546 (18.27%) Scrum
5 486 (16.26%) OO
6 327 (10.94%) Web Development
7 312 (10.44%) Web Application Development
8 261 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
9 254 (8.50%) Software Engineering
10 222 (7.43%) Dependency Injection
11 203 (6.79%) BDD
12 202 (6.76%) Unit Testing
13 180 (6.02%) E-Commerce
14 169 (5.65%) SOA
15 167 (5.59%) OOP
15 167 (5.59%) Project Management
16 163 (5.45%) Mentoring
17 148 (4.95%) Kanban
18 147 (4.92%) Domain-Driven Design
19 141 (4.72%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1260 (42.15%) JavaScript
2 1133 (37.91%) SQL
3 437 (14.62%) VB.NET
4 365 (12.21%) T-SQL
5 295 (9.87%) Java
6 185 (6.19%) C++
7 170 (5.69%) VB
8 140 (4.68%) PHP
9 125 (4.18%) Ruby
10 77 (2.58%) C
11 35 (1.17%) VB6
12 34 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 34 (1.14%) Python
13 25 (0.84%) PowerShell
14 23 (0.77%) VBScript
15 20 (0.67%) RPG
16 19 (0.64%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.57%) PHP5
17 17 (0.57%) Groovy
18 16 (0.54%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 302 (10.10%) Degree
2 77 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (1.24%) MCP
4 30 (1.00%) MCSD
5 26 (0.87%) MCTS
6 22 (0.74%) MCAD
7 18 (0.60%) Security Cleared
8 12 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.40%) ISEB
9 5 (0.17%) HND
10 4 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.10%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.10%) MCSE
11 3 (0.10%) MCPD
11 3 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.067%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.033%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.033%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.033%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.033%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (4.55%) QA
2 39 (1.30%) SLA
3 11 (0.37%) WAI
4 5 (0.17%) WCAG
5 2 (0.067%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (0.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.27%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.17%) XenApp
4 5 (0.17%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.13%) Docker
6 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.13%) Puppet
2 4 (0.13%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.13%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.033%) SCCM
3 1 (0.033%) SCOM
3 1 (0.033%) OpenView
Vendors
1 672 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 121 (4.05%) Oracle
3 72 (2.41%) Google
4 68 (2.28%) Sitecore
5 63 (2.11%) Facebook
6 42 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 34 (1.14%) Twitter
8 28 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (0.67%) SAP
10 18 (0.60%) Wonderware
11 17 (0.57%) Xamarin
12 16 (0.54%) Eloqua
12 16 (0.54%) VMware
13 15 (0.50%) Telerik
14 14 (0.47%) HP
14 14 (0.47%) IBM
15 12 (0.40%) Embarcadero
15 12 (0.40%) Adobe
16 11 (0.37%) Apple
17 10 (0.33%) Open Text
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Training + Pension + Flexi
Posted: 18 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday