Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 549 548 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.08% 24.12% 18.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.21% 42.91% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 515 528 564
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,250 £50,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1559 1277 1788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.33% 56.21% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1149 1532
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,950 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Cheshire

C#
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for C# in Cheshire

C#
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C# in Cheshire

C#
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -4 149 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Chester +1 93 £43,500 +8.75% 8
Crewe +2 72 £35,000 -6.67% 7
Wilmslow +1 46 £42,500 +10.39% 2
Macclesfield -8 32 £42,500 +30.77% 7
Knutsford -20 30 £35,000 -41.67%
Runcorn +1 26 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Nantwich +5 13 £35,000 - 2
Northwich +6 11 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Ellesmere Port -1 7 £45,000 +38.46%
Alderley Edge - 6 £40,000 - 1
Sandbach - 5 £37,500 -
Daresbury -4 4 £36,250 -8.23%
Congleton - 3 £47,500 - 2
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 494 (89.98%) .NET
2 337 (61.38%) ASP.NET
3 317 (57.74%) MVC
4 313 (57.01%) SQL Server
5 266 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
6 218 (39.71%) SQL
7 200 (36.43%) JavaScript
8 196 (35.70%) HTML
9 188 (34.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 173 (31.51%) Microsoft
11 169 (30.78%) CSS
12 132 (24.04%) TDD
12 132 (24.04%) AngularJS
13 117 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 111 (20.22%) .NET Framework
15 109 (19.85%) RESTful
16 106 (19.31%) Web Services
17 105 (19.13%) jQuery
18 92 (16.76%) OO
19 89 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 86 (15.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 83 (15.12%) Node.js
22 82 (14.94%) Web Application Development
23 79 (14.39%) WCF
24 76 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
24 76 (13.84%) BDD
25 75 (13.66%) SQL Server 2014
26 74 (13.48%) Git (software)
27 72 (13.11%) T-SQL
27 72 (13.11%) VB.NET

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (5.28%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (3.28%) Umbraco
3 15 (2.73%) CMS
4 14 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.82%) NServiceBus
6 7 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.91%) IIS
8 3 (0.55%) Confluence
8 3 (0.55%) WordPress
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.36%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 76 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.64%) SaaS
4 7 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.73%) GitHub
7 3 (0.55%) Trello
8 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Office 365
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.28%) Internet
1 7 (1.28%) Wireless
2 6 (1.09%) HTTP
3 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.36%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) DNS
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.18%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (57.01%) SQL Server
2 75 (13.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 53 (9.65%) NoSQL
4 38 (6.92%) MongoDB
5 31 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (3.83%) MySQL
8 19 (3.46%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.64%) DB2
10 9 (1.64%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (0.91%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.73%) DocumentDB
13 4 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.55%) DTS
15 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 74 (13.48%) Git (software)
2 63 (11.48%) Visual Studio
3 39 (7.10%) TeamCity
4 32 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (4.55%) Selenium
6 17 (3.10%) JIRA
7 15 (2.73%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.82%) Subversion
10 8 (1.46%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.46%) JUnit
10 8 (1.46%) NUnit
11 7 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.28%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.09%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.91%) FxCop
13 5 (0.91%) Grunt
13 5 (0.91%) JMeter
13 5 (0.91%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.91%) StyleCop
General
1 59 (10.75%) Finance
2 23 (4.19%) Retail
3 20 (3.64%) Marketing
4 15 (2.73%) Advertising
5 13 (2.37%) Games
6 12 (2.19%) Banking
7 8 (1.46%) Back Office
7 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.28%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.73%) Law
10 4 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.36%) Automotive
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 448 (81.60%) Developer
2 332 (60.47%) .NET Developer
3 157 (28.60%) C# Developer
4 136 (24.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 102 (18.58%) Software Developer
6 90 (16.39%) .NET Software Developer
7 70 (12.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 61 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 51 (9.29%) C# Software Developer
10 41 (7.47%) Senior Developer
11 35 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 35 (6.38%) Web Developer
12 29 (5.28%) Junior
12 29 (5.28%) Messaging Developer
13 27 (4.92%) Junior Developer
14 23 (4.19%) SQL Developer
15 21 (3.83%) Software Engineer
16 20 (3.64%) Junior .NET Developer
16 20 (3.64%) VB.NET Developer
17 18 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (89.98%) .NET
2 337 (61.38%) ASP.NET
3 196 (35.70%) HTML
4 188 (34.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 169 (30.78%) CSS
6 132 (24.04%) AngularJS
7 117 (21.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 111 (20.22%) .NET Framework
9 109 (19.85%) RESTful
10 106 (19.31%) Web Services
11 105 (19.13%) jQuery
12 89 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 86 (15.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 83 (15.12%) Node.js
15 79 (14.39%) WCF
16 67 (12.20%) Entity Framework
17 51 (9.29%) HTML5
18 50 (9.11%) KnockoutJS
18 50 (9.11%) XML
19 47 (8.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.83%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.83%) Fintech
4 19 (3.46%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.10%) N-Tier
6 15 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.73%) User Experience
7 12 (2.19%) iPad
8 6 (1.09%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (0.91%) FMCG
10 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.73%) Life Science
10 4 (0.73%) W3C
11 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.36%) CCTV
12 2 (0.36%) EPoS
12 2 (0.36%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.36%) iPhone
13 1 (0.18%) Biotechnology
13 1 (0.18%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.38%) Windows
2 13 (2.37%) Android
3 10 (1.82%) Linux
3 10 (1.82%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.28%) Unix
6 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) VMS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (57.74%) MVC
2 266 (48.45%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (24.04%) TDD
4 92 (16.76%) OO
5 82 (14.94%) Web Application Development
6 76 (13.84%) BDD
7 63 (11.48%) Web Development
8 55 (10.02%) Scrum
9 45 (8.20%) SDLC
10 44 (8.01%) Dependency Injection
11 41 (7.47%) Unit Testing
12 39 (7.10%) Software Engineering
13 38 (6.92%) Multithreading
14 36 (6.56%) Kanban
15 32 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (5.83%) Test Automation
16 23 (4.19%) Mentoring
16 23 (4.19%) Project Management
16 23 (4.19%) SOLID
17 19 (3.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 218 (39.71%) SQL
2 200 (36.43%) JavaScript
3 72 (13.11%) T-SQL
3 72 (13.11%) VB.NET
4 67 (12.20%) Ruby
5 58 (10.56%) Java
6 35 (6.38%) VB
7 29 (5.28%) F#
8 22 (4.01%) C++
9 20 (3.64%) C
10 19 (3.46%) VB6
11 14 (2.55%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.55%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.37%) PHP
12 13 (2.37%) Python
13 8 (1.46%) XPath
14 6 (1.09%) VBScript
14 6 (1.09%) XAML
15 4 (0.73%) Embedded C
15 4 (0.73%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 37 (6.74%) Degree
2 14 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.28%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) MCPD
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.82%) QA
2 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (5.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 29 (5.28%) Kibana
1 29 (5.28%) WSUS
2 3 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.55%) SCCM
2 3 (0.55%) SCOM
2 3 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 173 (31.51%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.10%) Google
3 14 (2.55%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.82%) Oracle
4 10 (1.82%) Twitter
5 6 (1.09%) Adobe
6 5 (0.91%) Castleton
6 5 (0.91%) DevExpress
6 5 (0.91%) Teradata
7 4 (0.73%) Sybase
8 3 (0.55%) Facebook
8 3 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.36%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.36%) HP
10 1 (0.18%) Capita
10 1 (0.18%) Cerner
10 1 (0.18%) Northgate
10 1 (0.18%) SAP