The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing C# 960 816 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.15% 15.02% 17.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.58% 32.00% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 836 727 778
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
C#
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2776 2550 2567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.59% 46.94% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2364 2261 2252
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C#
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

C# Salary Trend in the West Midlands

C#
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

C# Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

C#
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Birmingham -3 290 £37,500 -6.25% 47
Staffordshire 0 200 £35,000 - 30
Warwickshire -2 110 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Worcestershire +4 86 £37,500 - 10
Coventry +4 81 £37,500 +2.73% 21
Solihull +1 75 £40,000 +12.67% 12
Shropshire +8 25 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Herefordshire -1 15 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Walsall -4 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wolverhampton -7 8 £35,000 +59.09% 3
Dudley -5 3 £40,000 +60.00%
Sutton Coldfield -4 2 £31,500 +21.15% 3
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1782 (89.32%) .NET
2 1180 (59.15%) ASP.NET
3 1106 (55.44%) SQL Server
4 947 (47.47%) SQL
5 793 (39.75%) HTML
6 699 (35.04%) Microsoft
7 676 (33.88%) JavaScript
8 668 (33.48%) CSS
9 663 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
10 615 (30.83%) MVC
11 568 (28.47%) VB.NET
12 452 (22.66%) jQuery
13 427 (21.40%) .NET Framework
14 340 (17.04%) XML
15 337 (16.89%) Degree
16 329 (16.49%) WCF
17 293 (14.69%) Web Services
18 285 (14.29%) Windows
19 283 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
20 281 (14.09%) Visual Studio
21 276 (13.83%) Software Engineering
21 276 (13.83%) Ajax
22 273 (13.68%) Web Development
22 273 (13.68%) TDD
23 260 (13.03%) MS Excel
24 252 (12.63%) T-SQL
25 248 (12.43%) HTML5
26 242 (12.13%) OO
27 235 (11.78%) Scrum
28 225 (11.28%) SharePoint

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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
1 225 (11.28%) SharePoint
2 103 (5.16%) IIS
3 62 (3.11%) BizTalk Server
4 34 (1.70%) Node.js
5 32 (1.60%) CMS
6 29 (1.45%) Umbraco
7 23 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 21 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.45%) IBM Notes
11 9 (0.45%) Apache
12 8 (0.40%) Sitefinity
12 8 (0.40%) Drupal
12 8 (0.40%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
13 4 (0.20%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.15%) WordPress
14 3 (0.15%) nginx
15 2 (0.10%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 260 (13.03%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.60%) MS Office
3 11 (0.55%) Simulink
3 11 (0.55%) Stateflow
3 11 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (0.55%) TargetLink
4 10 (0.50%) InfoPath
4 10 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.15%) S-PLUS
6 3 (0.15%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.050%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 141 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 16 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.65%) Maximo
5 11 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.45%) Agresso
7 8 (0.40%) Magento
8 5 (0.25%) e-Work
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.15%) Line 500
10 3 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
11 1 (0.050%) Tridion
11 1 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.050%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (0.95%) SaaS
3 15 (0.75%) GitHub
4 7 (0.35%) Office 365
5 5 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.050%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.46%) Internet
2 32 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.45%) Intranet
4 9 (0.45%) HTTP
5 7 (0.35%) Extranet
6 6 (0.30%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.15%) iBeacon
8 2 (0.10%) LDAP
8 2 (0.10%) DNS
9 1 (0.050%) SAN
9 1 (0.050%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.050%) VoIP
9 1 (0.050%) CTI
9 1 (0.050%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.050%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1106 (55.44%) SQL Server
2 186 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 160 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 151 (7.57%) Relational Database
5 109 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 99 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 84 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 69 (3.46%) Crystal Reports
9 67 (3.36%) RDBMS
10 38 (1.90%) NoSQL
11 36 (1.80%) MS Access
12 30 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 29 (1.45%) MySQL
14 16 (0.80%) DB2
15 15 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (0.70%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 14 (0.70%) Cognos Report Studio
16 14 (0.70%) Cognos Framework Manager
17 13 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
17 13 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 281 (14.09%) Visual Studio
2 163 (8.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (4.71%) Git (software)
4 69 (3.46%) Subversion
5 38 (1.90%) NUnit
6 24 (1.20%) Rhino Mocks
7 22 (1.10%) Moq
8 21 (1.05%) MSTest
9 20 (1.00%) ReSharper
10 16 (0.80%) JIRA
10 16 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (0.60%) Selenium
12 11 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (0.40%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.30%) Hudson
15 5 (0.25%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.25%) MSBuild
15 5 (0.25%) SpecFlow
16 4 (0.20%) QUnit
16 4 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 138 (6.92%) Finance
2 81 (4.06%) Automotive
3 77 (3.86%) Retail
4 73 (3.66%) Advertising
5 49 (2.46%) Games
6 38 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 32 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.35%) Legal
8 27 (1.35%) Marketing
9 25 (1.25%) Law
10 24 (1.20%) Electronics
11 18 (0.90%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.65%) Banking
13 8 (0.40%) Military
14 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.25%) Billing
16 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.15%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.10%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1663 (83.36%) Developer
2 828 (41.50%) .NET Developer
3 549 (27.52%) C# Developer
4 365 (18.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 300 (15.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 300 (15.04%) Software Developer
6 277 (13.88%) Senior Developer
7 185 (9.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 183 (9.17%) Web Developer
9 138 (6.92%) Software Engineer
10 119 (5.96%) Junior
11 113 (5.66%) Junior Developer
12 110 (5.51%) Senior .NET Developer
13 94 (4.71%) VB.NET Developer
14 92 (4.61%) Analyst
15 91 (4.56%) Programmer
16 90 (4.51%) Senior C# Developer
17 85 (4.26%) Graduate
18 84 (4.21%) .NET Software Developer
19 81 (4.06%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1782 (89.32%) .NET
2 1180 (59.15%) ASP.NET
3 793 (39.75%) HTML
4 668 (33.48%) CSS
5 452 (22.66%) jQuery
6 427 (21.40%) .NET Framework
7 340 (17.04%) XML
8 329 (16.49%) WCF
9 293 (14.69%) Web Services
10 283 (14.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 276 (13.83%) Ajax
12 248 (12.43%) HTML5
13 219 (10.98%) WPF
14 168 (8.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 154 (7.72%) LINQ
16 141 (7.07%) WinForms
17 120 (6.02%) CSS3
18 103 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 72 (3.61%) Silverlight
20 65 (3.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 180 (9.02%) Computer Science
2 92 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (4.06%) Mobile App
4 66 (3.31%) N-Tier
5 60 (3.01%) Mathematics
6 40 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (1.45%) User Experience
8 23 (1.15%) Inversion of Control
9 22 (1.10%) Physics
10 18 (0.90%) Smartcard
10 18 (0.90%) Client/Server
11 16 (0.80%) iPhone
12 15 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 14 (0.70%) iPad
14 13 (0.65%) Semantic Web
14 13 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (0.60%) Open Source
15 12 (0.60%) Firmware
16 11 (0.55%) Artificial Intelligence
17 10 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 285 (14.29%) Windows
2 41 (2.06%) Linux
3 40 (2.01%) Android
4 39 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.55%) UNIX
6 25 (1.25%) Windows 8
7 19 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.20%) AIX
10 4 (0.20%) Solaris
11 3 (0.15%) Debian
11 3 (0.15%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.050%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.050%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.050%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.050%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (33.23%) Agile Software Development
2 615 (30.83%) MVC
3 276 (13.83%) Software Engineering
4 273 (13.68%) Web Development
4 273 (13.68%) TDD
5 242 (12.13%) OO
6 235 (11.78%) Scrum
7 197 (9.87%) CRM
8 170 (8.52%) E-Commerce
9 123 (6.17%) Unit Testing
10 118 (5.91%) Mentoring
11 109 (5.46%) BDD
12 107 (5.36%) OOP
13 99 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
14 79 (3.96%) Web Application Development
15 76 (3.81%) Multithreading
16 71 (3.56%) Low Latency
17 69 (3.46%) OOD
18 51 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
19 49 (2.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 947 (47.47%) SQL
2 676 (33.88%) JavaScript
3 568 (28.47%) VB.NET
4 252 (12.63%) T-SQL
5 207 (10.38%) VB
6 190 (9.52%) C++
7 113 (5.66%) Java
8 86 (4.31%) XAML
9 80 (4.01%) PHP
10 68 (3.41%) C
11 60 (3.01%) VB6
12 44 (2.21%) Python
13 40 (2.01%) Ruby
14 34 (1.70%) VBA
15 25 (1.25%) Delphi
16 18 (0.90%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.85%) Objective-C
18 15 (0.75%) VC++
19 14 (0.70%) Perl
20 11 (0.55%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 337 (16.89%) Degree
2 91 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (1.75%) MCSD
4 28 (1.40%) Security Cleared
5 17 (0.85%) MCP
6 10 (0.50%) MCTS
7 9 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.40%) MCITP
8 8 (0.40%) ISEB
8 8 (0.40%) PhD
9 7 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.25%) MCAD
10 5 (0.25%) HND
10 5 (0.25%) MCSE
11 3 (0.15%) MCPD
12 2 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.050%) CISSP
13 1 (0.050%) CEH
13 1 (0.050%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (2.76%) QA
2 41 (2.06%) SLA
3 7 (0.35%) ISO 9000
3 7 (0.35%) TickIT
4 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.050%) vSphere
2 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.10%) Puppet
3 1 (0.050%) SCOM
Vendors
1 699 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 120 (6.02%) Oracle
3 31 (1.55%) Sitecore
4 28 (1.40%) IBM
4 28 (1.40%) Cognos
5 27 (1.35%) Facebook
6 19 (0.95%) Apple
7 16 (0.80%) Adobe
8 15 (0.75%) AccuRev
9 13 (0.65%) Sybase
9 13 (0.65%) CheckPoint
10 12 (0.60%) DevExpress
11 11 (0.55%) MathWorks
11 11 (0.55%) MKS
11 11 (0.55%) Twitter
12 10 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.45%) Lotus
14 8 (0.40%) LexisNexis
15 7 (0.35%) Metastorm
15 7 (0.35%) Google
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: highly negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Parity Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + part-time hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + benefits, great projects!
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Free Parking
Posted: 2 days ago