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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 9 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 33 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.25% 17.07% 14.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.95% 26.67% 35.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 21 20
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £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
114 105 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 69.94% 64.02% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 80 50
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 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 1 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
County Antrim -3 26 £42,500 +13.33% 6
County Londonderry -4 5 £60,000 -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 58 (89.23%) .NET
2 40 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
5 32 (49.23%) SQL
6 30 (46.15%) Degree
7 29 (44.62%) Web Development
7 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (41.54%) MVC
9 24 (36.92%) Visual Studio
9 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (35.38%) Software Engineering
11 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
12 20 (30.77%) HTML
13 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
15 15 (23.08%) jQuery
15 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
16 14 (21.54%) Time Management
16 14 (21.54%) OO
16 14 (21.54%) C++
16 14 (21.54%) XML
17 12 (18.46%) Web Services
18 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
18 11 (16.92%) Windows
19 10 (15.38%) SOA
19 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
19 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
19 10 (15.38%) WCF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
2 8 (12.31%) CMS
2 8 (12.31%) Umbraco
2 8 (12.31%) Kentico
3 6 (9.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (7.69%) IIS
5 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.54%) Mule
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (32.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.62%) OLAP
3 3 (4.62%) OLTP
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Visual Studio
2 19 (29.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.69%) MSTest
3 5 (7.69%) NUnit
3 5 (7.69%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.54%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (1.54%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.54%) JMeter
4 1 (1.54%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
4 1 (1.54%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (10.77%) Banking
2 6 (9.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Front Office
4 1 (1.54%) Law
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 16 (24.62%) Software Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Software Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Graduate
8 5 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Graduate Software Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Tester
10 2 (3.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.54%) Product Owner
11 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (89.23%) .NET
2 40 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 24 (36.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (30.77%) HTML
5 15 (23.08%) jQuery
6 14 (21.54%) XML
7 12 (18.46%) Web Services
8 10 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 10 (15.38%) WCF
9 7 (10.77%) WPF
10 6 (9.23%) Ajax
11 5 (7.69%) Silverlight
11 5 (7.69%) JSON
11 5 (7.69%) XSLT
11 5 (7.69%) COM+
11 5 (7.69%) CSS
12 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET
13 1 (1.54%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (1.54%) Android SDK
13 1 (1.54%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) Open Source
4 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.08%) Physics
5 2 (3.08%) GIS
6 1 (1.54%) Equities
6 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.54%) Derivative
6 1 (1.54%) Statistics
6 1 (1.54%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.54%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.92%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) Android
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) UNIX
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Web Development
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) MVC
3 23 (35.38%) Software Engineering
4 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 14 (21.54%) Time Management
5 14 (21.54%) OO
6 10 (15.38%) SOA
7 7 (10.77%) UML
8 6 (9.23%) OOP
9 5 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.69%) Use Case
10 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.15%) Validation
10 4 (6.15%) Line Management
11 3 (4.62%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.62%) High Availability
11 3 (4.62%) Workflow
11 3 (4.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.54%) C++
4 9 (13.85%) Java
5 6 (9.23%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.69%) C
7 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.08%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.54%) VBA
9 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (46.15%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) MCAD
4 5 (7.69%) MCSD
5 3 (4.62%) HNC
5 3 (4.62%) HND
6 2 (3.08%) BC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) EPiServer
3 5 (7.69%) Northgate
4 2 (3.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.08%) ESRI
5 1 (1.54%) Talend
5 1 (1.54%) KANA
5 1 (1.54%) Sybase
5 1 (1.54%) JBoss
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.54%) webMethods
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