The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing C# 15 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.71% 19.61% 17.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.29% 27.52% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 52
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 109 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 69.49% 71.24% 54.92%
Number of salaries quoted 37 86 118
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C# across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

C#
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C# across the Northern Ireland region.

C# Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

C#
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

C# Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

C#
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
County Antrim -4 14 £36,250 +3.57% 6
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 45 (84.91%) .NET
2 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET
2 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
3 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
4 23 (43.40%) SQL
4 23 (43.40%) Degree
5 21 (39.62%) MVC
6 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (35.85%) HTML
7 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
7 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
8 18 (33.96%) Web Development
9 16 (30.19%) Visual Studio
10 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
11 13 (24.53%) Unit Testing
11 13 (24.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (24.53%) WCF
11 13 (24.53%) WPF
11 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (22.64%) OO
13 11 (20.75%) C++
14 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
14 10 (18.87%) jQuery
14 10 (18.87%) Web Services
15 9 (16.98%) XML
15 9 (16.98%) CSS
15 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
15 9 (16.98%) Java
16 8 (15.09%) Windows

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.21%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (11.32%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (5.66%) Kentico
5 3 (5.66%) CMS
5 3 (5.66%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.89%) Mule
6 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (49.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) OLAP
4 2 (3.77%) OLTP
4 2 (3.77%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Visual Studio
2 13 (24.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) MSTest
3 5 (9.43%) Rational Rose
3 5 (9.43%) NUnit
4 1 (1.89%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.89%) JMeter
4 1 (1.89%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (13.21%) Banking
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 18 (33.96%) Software Developer
3 15 (28.30%) Senior Developer
4 12 (22.64%) Senior Software Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Graduate
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Graduate Software Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Services Delivery Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
11 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
11 1 (1.89%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 1 (1.89%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (84.91%) .NET
2 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET
3 20 (37.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (35.85%) HTML
5 13 (24.53%) WCF
5 13 (24.53%) WPF
6 10 (18.87%) Web Services
6 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
6 10 (18.87%) jQuery
7 9 (16.98%) XML
7 9 (16.98%) CSS
8 6 (11.32%) WF
9 5 (9.43%) XSLT
9 5 (9.43%) COM+
9 5 (9.43%) JSON
9 5 (9.43%) Ajax
10 4 (7.55%) Silverlight
11 2 (3.77%) ADO.NET
12 1 (1.89%) J2EE
12 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Physics
5 1 (1.89%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.89%) Biology
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Android
3 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) MVC
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) Software Engineering
4 18 (33.96%) Web Development
5 13 (24.53%) Unit Testing
6 12 (22.64%) OO
7 8 (15.09%) SOA
7 8 (15.09%) Time Management
8 6 (11.32%) UML
9 5 (9.43%) OOP
9 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Use Case
10 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.77%) Multithreading
11 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.77%) Migration
11 2 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.75%) C++
4 9 (16.98%) Java
5 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.43%) C
6 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.77%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (43.40%) Degree
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.43%) MCAD
3 5 (9.43%) MCSD
4 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) HNC
5 3 (5.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Northgate
4 3 (5.66%) EPiServer
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.89%) Talend
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.89%) webMethods
6 1 (1.89%) KANA
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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