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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 1275 1435 2047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 18.74% 21.68% 25.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.16% 35.94% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1313 1897
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £43,000
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
3431 3993 4880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.43% 60.32% 61.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3043 3478 4346
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,824
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -3 775 £40,000 +6.66% 201
Cheshire -3 312 £40,000 +6.66% 75
Lancashire +1 110 £35,000 - 36
Merseyside +2 79 £37,500 - 36
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2462 (88.98%) .NET
2 1883 (68.05%) ASP.NET
3 1572 (56.81%) SQL Server
4 1335 (48.25%) MVC
5 1253 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
6 1252 (45.25%) HTML
7 1184 (42.79%) JavaScript
8 1119 (40.44%) SQL
9 1065 (38.49%) CSS
10 793 (28.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 713 (25.77%) jQuery
12 680 (24.58%) WCF
13 672 (24.29%) TDD
14 642 (23.20%) .NET Framework
15 620 (22.41%) Microsoft
16 529 (19.12%) Windows
17 507 (18.32%) Scrum
18 496 (17.93%) Web Services
19 459 (16.59%) OO
20 429 (15.50%) VB.NET
21 420 (15.18%) XML
22 400 (14.46%) HTML5
23 322 (11.64%) LINQ
24 310 (11.20%) Degree
24 310 (11.20%) Finance
25 308 (11.13%) Java
26 307 (11.10%) Web Development
27 304 (10.99%) Web Application Development
28 303 (10.95%) T-SQL
29 299 (10.81%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 177 (6.40%) Node.js
2 165 (5.96%) IIS
3 151 (5.46%) SharePoint
4 141 (5.10%) Umbraco
5 140 (5.06%) CMS
6 49 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 34 (1.23%) WordPress
8 32 (1.16%) NServiceBus
9 31 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.58%) Confluence
12 14 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.40%) Sitefinity
13 11 (0.40%) JBoss
14 10 (0.36%) Apache
15 6 (0.22%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.22%) ColdFusion
16 4 (0.14%) GroupWise
16 4 (0.14%) SAS
16 4 (0.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 219 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 21 (0.76%) MS Office
4 7 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.14%) MS Project
8 2 (0.072%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.072%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.036%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.036%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 34 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.25%) Tridion
2 7 (0.25%) Magento
3 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
4 4 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.11%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.072%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.072%) Exchequer
6 2 (0.072%) Zen Cart
7 1 (0.036%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.036%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 128 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.51%) SaaS
3 14 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.40%) Google Apps
5 8 (0.29%) Office 365
5 8 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.14%) Yammer
6 4 (0.14%) GitHub
7 2 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.072%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.036%) PaaS
8 1 (0.036%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (5.06%) Internet
2 81 (2.93%) HTTP
3 27 (0.98%) Intranet
4 26 (0.94%) Wireless
5 17 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.18%) VPN
7 2 (0.072%) ATM
7 2 (0.072%) Extranet
7 2 (0.072%) Firewall
8 1 (0.036%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1572 (56.81%) SQL Server
2 276 (9.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 185 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 183 (6.61%) MySQL
5 137 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 137 (4.95%) Relational Database
6 136 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 125 (4.52%) NoSQL
8 105 (3.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 55 (1.99%) MongoDB
10 48 (1.73%) RDBMS
11 47 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 34 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
14 31 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
15 28 (1.01%) Big Data
16 15 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
17 14 (0.51%) DTS
18 10 (0.36%) DB2
19 9 (0.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 299 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 266 (9.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 214 (7.73%) Git (software)
4 208 (7.52%) NUnit
5 134 (4.84%) Subversion
6 119 (4.30%) MSTest
7 116 (4.19%) Moq
8 94 (3.40%) Selenium
9 91 (3.29%) Rhino Mocks
10 82 (2.96%) JIRA
11 39 (1.41%) SpecFlow
12 30 (1.08%) Mercurial
12 30 (1.08%) WebDriver
13 19 (0.69%) TeamCity
14 18 (0.65%) Cucumber
15 16 (0.58%) Bitbucket
15 16 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 14 (0.51%) Grunt
17 14 (0.51%) WatiN
General
1 310 (11.20%) Finance
2 130 (4.70%) Retail
3 116 (4.19%) Marketing
4 91 (3.29%) Games
5 55 (1.99%) Advertising
6 43 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 38 (1.37%) Banking
8 28 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 26 (0.94%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.72%) Automotive
11 18 (0.65%) Law
12 15 (0.54%) Legal
13 13 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.47%) Billing
14 11 (0.40%) Back Office
15 8 (0.29%) Music Industry
15 8 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.25%) Electronics
17 6 (0.22%) Local Government
18 5 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2280 (82.40%) Developer
2 1258 (45.46%) .NET Developer
3 683 (24.68%) C# Developer
4 485 (17.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 402 (14.53%) Senior Developer
6 383 (13.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 362 (13.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 300 (10.84%) Software Developer
9 296 (10.70%) Web Developer
10 199 (7.19%) Senior .NET Developer
11 158 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
12 153 (5.53%) Junior
13 146 (5.28%) .NET Web Developer
13 146 (5.28%) Junior Developer
14 112 (4.05%) Analyst
15 110 (3.98%) Graduate
16 100 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
17 99 (3.58%) Team Leader
18 98 (3.54%) Graduate Developer
19 80 (2.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2462 (88.98%) .NET
2 1883 (68.05%) ASP.NET
3 1252 (45.25%) HTML
4 1065 (38.49%) CSS
5 793 (28.66%) ASP.NET MVC
6 713 (25.77%) jQuery
7 680 (24.58%) WCF
8 642 (23.20%) .NET Framework
9 496 (17.93%) Web Services
10 420 (15.18%) XML
11 400 (14.46%) HTML5
12 322 (11.64%) LINQ
13 261 (9.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 257 (9.29%) WPF
15 222 (8.02%) CSS3
16 209 (7.55%) Ajax
17 200 (7.23%) SOAP
18 190 (6.87%) ASP.NET Web API
19 189 (6.83%) WinForms
20 184 (6.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 150 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
2 146 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 129 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (4.19%) Inversion of Control
5 105 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 105 (3.79%) N-Tier
6 63 (2.28%) User Experience
7 45 (1.63%) iPhone
8 35 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 31 (1.12%) Mathematics
9 31 (1.12%) Social Media
10 29 (1.05%) W3C
11 27 (0.98%) Streaming Music
12 24 (0.87%) iSeries
13 20 (0.72%) Social Network
14 18 (0.65%) Management Information System
15 14 (0.51%) Physics
16 12 (0.43%) Mobile Games
17 11 (0.40%) BBC
18 9 (0.33%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 529 (19.12%) Windows
2 134 (4.84%) Android
3 101 (3.65%) Apple iOS
4 99 (3.58%) Linux
5 18 (0.65%) UNIX
6 10 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (0.29%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.14%) AIX
11 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.036%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.036%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1335 (48.25%) MVC
2 1253 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 672 (24.29%) TDD
4 507 (18.32%) Scrum
5 459 (16.59%) OO
6 307 (11.10%) Web Development
7 304 (10.99%) Web Application Development
8 277 (10.01%) Software Engineering
9 244 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
10 230 (8.31%) Dependency Injection
11 184 (6.65%) Unit Testing
12 181 (6.54%) BDD
13 165 (5.96%) OOP
14 157 (5.67%) SOA
15 147 (5.31%) E-Commerce
16 138 (4.99%) Mentoring
17 135 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
18 123 (4.45%) Kanban
18 123 (4.45%) MVVM
19 120 (4.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1184 (42.79%) JavaScript
2 1119 (40.44%) SQL
3 429 (15.50%) VB.NET
4 308 (11.13%) Java
5 303 (10.95%) T-SQL
6 194 (7.01%) VB
7 191 (6.90%) C++
8 147 (5.31%) PHP
9 131 (4.73%) Ruby
10 60 (2.17%) C
11 45 (1.63%) Python
12 42 (1.52%) VB6
13 34 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 27 (0.98%) Objective-C
15 25 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 24 (0.87%) RPG
16 24 (0.87%) PHP5
17 22 (0.80%) VBA
18 19 (0.69%) VBScript
19 18 (0.65%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 310 (11.20%) Degree
2 74 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (1.01%) MCP
4 19 (0.69%) MCSD
5 16 (0.58%) MCTS
6 14 (0.51%) HND
7 10 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.36%) Security Cleared
8 9 (0.33%) ISEB
8 9 (0.33%) MCAD
9 7 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (0.22%) MCPD
11 3 (0.11%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.072%) MCSE
13 1 (0.036%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.036%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.036%) MCITP
13 1 (0.036%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.036%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.036%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.63%) QA
2 43 (1.55%) SLA
3 15 (0.54%) WAI
4 7 (0.25%) WCAG
5 3 (0.11%) GAMP
6 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (0.18%) Docker
2 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.11%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.072%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.072%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.33%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.18%) Puppet
4 4 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.14%) Kibana
5 1 (0.036%) MOM
Vendors
1 620 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 91 (3.29%) Oracle
3 67 (2.42%) Google
4 62 (2.24%) Sitecore
5 58 (2.10%) Facebook
6 45 (1.63%) EPiServer
7 31 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (1.05%) Twitter
9 22 (0.80%) Telerik
10 20 (0.72%) SAP
11 19 (0.69%) Eloqua
12 14 (0.51%) Xamarin
12 14 (0.51%) Apple
13 13 (0.47%) Embarcadero
13 13 (0.47%) Wonderware
14 12 (0.43%) Business Objects
15 10 (0.36%) Adobe
15 10 (0.36%) Sony
15 10 (0.36%) Yahoo!
16 9 (0.33%) VMware
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 53 minutes ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Preston, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: Depending on Experience
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £21216 - £54000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Strong Modern Benefit Support
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £25 – £30k
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + company benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
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