The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale 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 8 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing C# 5 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 15.63% 27.03% 15.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% 41.67% 64.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 8
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +12.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £38,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C#
Manchester

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

Programming Languages Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 15.63% 64.86% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 13
Average salary £40,500 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £46,250 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

C#
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

C# Salary Trend in Rochdale

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) Internet
2 16 (84.21%) Coaching
3 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) CSS
3 15 (78.95%) HTML
4 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (68.42%) Marketing
6 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
7 11 (57.89%) SQL
7 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (52.63%) WCF
8 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
8 10 (52.63%) UML
8 10 (52.63%) OO
8 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
8 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
8 10 (52.63%) OOD
9 9 (47.37%) MVC
10 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
10 8 (42.11%) TDD
10 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
10 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
10 8 (42.11%) Time Management
10 8 (42.11%) Line Management
10 8 (42.11%) Finance
10 8 (42.11%) Billing
10 8 (42.11%) MSTest
10 8 (42.11%) NUnit

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 3 (15.79%) CMS
2 2 (10.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Internet
2 5 (26.32%) Intranet
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (21.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) NUnit
1 8 (42.11%) MSTest
2 6 (31.58%) SpecFlow
2 6 (31.58%) Selenium
General
1 13 (68.42%) Marketing
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Lead Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Web Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) CSS
2 15 (78.95%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (52.63%) WCF
5 6 (31.58%) LINQ
5 6 (31.58%) SOAP
5 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (31.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (31.58%) LINQ to SQL
5 6 (31.58%) REST
6 4 (21.05%) WPF
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) CSS3
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Open Source
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Coaching
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) UML
3 10 (52.63%) OO
3 10 (52.63%) OOD
3 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
4 9 (47.37%) MVC
5 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Refactoring
5 8 (42.11%) TDD
5 8 (42.11%) Line Management
5 8 (42.11%) Time Management
5 8 (42.11%) Test Strategy
6 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 6 (31.58%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (31.58%) OWASP
6 6 (31.58%) Pair Programming
7 5 (26.32%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (26.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft