The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 23 30 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 19.49% 24.19% 21.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.11% 34.48% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 18
Average salary £32,500 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £30,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
Lancashire

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

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
79 87 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 66.95% 70.16% 57.32%
Number of salaries quoted 73 84 45
Average salary £30,500 £37,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

C#
Salary Trend in Preston

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

C# Salary Trend in Preston

C#
Salary Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the Preston region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

C# Salary Histogram in Preston

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 77 (98.72%) .NET
2 60 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 51 (65.38%) CSS
4 48 (61.54%) JavaScript
5 46 (58.97%) jQuery
6 39 (50.00%) HTML
7 35 (44.87%) MVC
8 29 (37.18%) SQL
9 24 (30.77%) .NET Framework
10 21 (26.92%) LINQ
11 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
11 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
11 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (23.08%) WCF
13 17 (21.79%) HTML5
14 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (19.23%) Ajax
14 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (17.95%) Web Development
16 13 (16.67%) OOP
16 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
17 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
18 11 (14.10%) SharePoint
18 11 (14.10%) Web Application Development
18 11 (14.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 11 (14.10%) CSS3
19 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
19 9 (11.54%) Relational Database

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 (14.10%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.97%) CMS
2 7 (8.97%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Intranet
1 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.28%) JMeter
2 1 (1.28%) NUnit
2 1 (1.28%) Selenium
2 1 (1.28%) eggPlant
2 1 (1.28%) Facilita Forecast
2 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.28%) Moq
General
1 4 (5.13%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 74 (94.87%) Developer
2 42 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 21 (26.92%) Web Developer
4 15 (19.23%) C# .NET Developer
4 15 (19.23%) C# Developer
5 14 (17.95%) Senior Developer
6 13 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (14.10%) .NET Web Developer
8 10 (12.82%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (12.82%) VB.NET Developer
8 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.97%) Front-End Developer
9 7 (8.97%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
10 5 (6.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (5.13%) Analyst
11 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.85%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (98.72%) .NET
2 60 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 51 (65.38%) CSS
4 46 (58.97%) jQuery
5 39 (50.00%) HTML
6 24 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 21 (26.92%) LINQ
8 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (23.08%) WCF
10 17 (21.79%) HTML5
11 15 (19.23%) Ajax
12 11 (14.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (14.10%) CSS3
13 8 (10.26%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (10.26%) SOAP
14 7 (8.97%) Web Services
15 5 (6.41%) XML
15 5 (6.41%) Classic ASP
16 3 (3.85%) REST
17 1 (1.28%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.97%) N-Tier
3 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.28%) Tandem
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) MVC
2 15 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.95%) Web Development
4 13 (16.67%) OOP
5 11 (14.10%) Web Application Development
6 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
7 7 (8.97%) Content Management
8 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) Scrum
9 4 (5.13%) UML
10 3 (3.85%) ITIL
10 3 (3.85%) OO
11 2 (2.56%) TDD
11 2 (2.56%) OOD
12 1 (1.28%) Software Engineering
12 1 (1.28%) Business Analysis
12 1 (1.28%) Performance Testing
12 1 (1.28%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 48 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 29 (37.18%) SQL
3 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 7 (8.97%) VBA
4 7 (8.97%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.69%) VB
6 3 (3.85%) VBScript
7 2 (2.56%) VB6
8 1 (1.28%) C++
8 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) MCSD
3 1 (1.28%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Business Objects
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