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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 6 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing C# 16 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 30.19% 12.50% 20.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.00% 27.27% 68.18%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 14
Average salary £43,750 £33,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.57% -7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £33,000 £42,800
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
25 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 47.17% 45.83% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 21
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £33,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £38,000
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 21 August 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 25 (100.00%) Internet
2 21 (84.00%) HTML
2 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (84.00%) CSS
2 21 (84.00%) MS Excel
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (84.00%) Marketing
3 19 (76.00%) UML
4 14 (56.00%) WCF
5 13 (52.00%) MVC
6 12 (48.00%) OO
6 12 (48.00%) OOD
6 12 (48.00%) Finance
6 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (48.00%) TDD
6 12 (48.00%) Billing
6 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
6 12 (48.00%) Refactoring
6 12 (48.00%) Time Management
6 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (48.00%) MSTest
6 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
7 10 (40.00%) SQL
7 10 (40.00%) SOAP
7 10 (40.00%) Web Services
7 10 (40.00%) Pair Programming
7 10 (40.00%) NUnit

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Applications
1 21 (84.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Internet
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MSTest
2 10 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 10 (40.00%) NUnit
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (84.00%) Marketing
2 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Lead Developer
3 5 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 4 (16.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Web Development Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Web Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) ASP.NET
2 21 (84.00%) CSS
2 21 (84.00%) HTML
3 14 (56.00%) WCF
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 10 (40.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 10 (40.00%) REST
5 10 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (40.00%) LINQ
5 10 (40.00%) SOAP
5 10 (40.00%) Web Services
5 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) UML
2 13 (52.00%) MVC
3 12 (48.00%) OO
3 12 (48.00%) OOD
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) TDD
3 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
3 12 (48.00%) Refactoring
3 12 (48.00%) Time Management
3 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (40.00%) BDD
4 10 (40.00%) OWASP
4 10 (40.00%) Pair Programming
5 9 (36.00%) Content Management
5 9 (36.00%) Software Architecture
5 9 (36.00%) Digital Marketing
5 9 (36.00%) Business Development
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Web Development
6 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCP
1 2 (8.00%) MCSD
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft