Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 392 566 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.48% 18.00% 23.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.39% 33.95% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 358 530 525
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -5.19%
10th Percentile £30,875 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,416 £58,800 £50,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 1,174 1,667 1,291
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 49.35% 53.02% 56.20%
Number of salaries quoted 958 1,365 1,137
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -2.91%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 +1 148 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Wilmslow 0 61 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Chester -2 54 £45,000 - 21
Nantwich -2 32 £35,000 - 8
Knutsford +16 28 £35,000 - 5
Crewe -4 22 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Macclesfield -1 9 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Ellesmere Port +1 5 £36,500 -3.95% 2
Northwich -7 3 £42,500 +30.77% 5
Congleton 0 2 £35,250 -11.88% 2
Runcorn -8 2 £36,000 -4.00% 5
Frodsham - 2 £31,500 -
Winsford - 2 £32,000 -
Alderley Edge +2 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 345 (88.01%) .NET
2 257 (65.56%) SQL Server
3 248 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (51.79%) ASP.NET
5 180 (45.92%) AngularJS
6 176 (44.90%) MVC
7 175 (44.64%) Microsoft
8 157 (40.05%) JavaScript
9 145 (36.99%) ASP.NET MVC
10 135 (34.44%) Scrum
11 128 (32.65%) SQL
12 123 (31.38%) HTML
13 116 (29.59%) TDD
14 107 (27.30%) ASP.NET Web API
15 99 (25.26%) CSS
16 86 (21.94%) Problem-Solving
17 83 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
18 75 (19.13%) OO
19 64 (16.33%) Visual Studio
19 64 (16.33%) WCF
20 63 (16.07%) .NET Framework
20 63 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
20 63 (16.07%) Web Application Development
21 60 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
22 58 (14.80%) Enterprise Software
23 56 (14.29%) Advertising
24 53 (13.52%) Team Foundation Server
25 52 (13.27%) SQL Server 2016
26 51 (13.01%) HTML5
27 46 (11.73%) RESTful

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 3 (0.77%) NServiceBus
1 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.51%) CMS
2 2 (0.51%) Confluence
2 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.51%) IIS
2 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 63 (16.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.06%) Dynamics 365
3 10 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.30%) SaaS
5 4 (1.02%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.51%) NuGet
6 2 (0.51%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.26%) Google Play
7 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.38%) Internet
2 24 (6.12%) Hyperconnected
3 2 (0.51%) ATM
3 2 (0.51%) Intranet
3 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.26%) Firewall
4 1 (0.26%) LAN
4 1 (0.26%) WAN
4 1 (0.26%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (65.56%) SQL Server
2 52 (13.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 33 (8.42%) MongoDB
4 30 (7.65%) NoSQL
5 27 (6.89%) RavenDB
6 10 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.79%) MySQL
9 5 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.28%) Power BI
9 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.02%) Big Data
10 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 64 (16.33%) Visual Studio
2 53 (13.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (7.91%) Git (software)
4 12 (3.06%) Jenkins
4 12 (3.06%) JIRA
5 11 (2.81%) Selenium
6 7 (1.79%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.28%) NUnit
8 4 (1.02%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.02%) Protractor
8 4 (1.02%) Subversion
9 3 (0.77%) Moq
9 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.51%) FxCop
10 2 (0.51%) MSTest
10 2 (0.51%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.51%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.26%) Gradle
11 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
General
1 56 (14.29%) Advertising
2 40 (10.20%) Finance
3 18 (4.59%) Games
4 8 (2.04%) Retail
5 6 (1.53%) Banking
5 6 (1.53%) Legal
6 5 (1.28%) Marketing
7 3 (0.77%) Automotive
7 3 (0.77%) Electronics
8 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.51%) Law
8 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 320 (81.63%) Developer
2 221 (56.38%) .NET Developer
3 119 (30.36%) C# Developer
4 87 (22.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (16.33%) Software Developer
6 50 (12.76%) Senior Developer
7 41 (10.46%) .NET Software Developer
8 40 (10.20%) C# Software Developer
9 28 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (7.14%) Senior Software Developer
10 26 (6.63%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (6.12%) Internet Developer
12 20 (5.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.10%) Senior C# Developer
13 19 (4.85%) Software Engineer
14 18 (4.59%) Lead Developer
14 18 (4.59%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 17 (4.34%) SQL Developer
16 16 (4.08%) Applications Developer
16 16 (4.08%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (88.01%) .NET
2 203 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 180 (45.92%) AngularJS
4 145 (36.99%) ASP.NET MVC
5 123 (31.38%) HTML
6 107 (27.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 99 (25.26%) CSS
8 64 (16.33%) WCF
9 63 (16.07%) .NET Framework
10 51 (13.01%) HTML5
11 46 (11.73%) RESTful
12 45 (11.48%) .NET Core
13 42 (10.71%) Web Services
14 37 (9.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (8.93%) WinForms
16 34 (8.67%) CSS3
17 33 (8.42%) WPF
18 30 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 30 (7.65%) SOAP
19 28 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (14.80%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (4.08%) PMI
5 13 (3.32%) N-Tier
6 12 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.55%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.02%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.02%) Fintech
8 4 (1.02%) User Experience
9 3 (0.77%) CCTV
9 3 (0.77%) EPoS
9 3 (0.77%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.51%) NHS
11 1 (0.26%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.26%) iPhone
11 1 (0.26%) Life Science
11 1 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.14%) Windows
2 11 (2.81%) Android
3 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.53%) Linux
5 3 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.51%) Unix
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (44.90%) MVC
3 135 (34.44%) Scrum
4 116 (29.59%) TDD
5 86 (21.94%) Problem-Solving
6 83 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
7 75 (19.13%) OO
8 63 (16.07%) Web Application Development
9 46 (11.73%) SDLC
10 41 (10.46%) Software Engineering
11 38 (9.69%) Kanban
12 37 (9.44%) Decision-Making
13 33 (8.42%) Unit Testing
14 31 (7.91%) Dependency Injection
14 31 (7.91%) MVVM
15 29 (7.40%) Web Development
16 26 (6.63%) Test Automation
17 25 (6.38%) DevOps
18 23 (5.87%) Microservices
19 21 (5.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 157 (40.05%) JavaScript
2 128 (32.65%) SQL
3 39 (9.95%) Java
4 35 (8.93%) T-SQL
5 22 (5.61%) VB.NET
6 18 (4.59%) C++
6 18 (4.59%) TypeScript
7 16 (4.08%) VB
8 9 (2.30%) Ruby
9 8 (2.04%) PHP
10 6 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.28%) VBScript
12 4 (1.02%) Python
12 4 (1.02%) VB6
13 3 (0.77%) C
13 3 (0.77%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.77%) Scala
13 3 (0.77%) VBA
14 2 (0.51%) X++
15 1 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (4.34%) Degree
2 16 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 13 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.79%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.28%) ISEB
6 3 (0.77%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MCSA
8 1 (0.26%) MCSE
8 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.10%) QA
2 5 (1.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.04%) Ansible
2 3 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Kibana
3 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 175 (44.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.38%) Facebook
3 13 (3.32%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.79%) Google
5 6 (1.53%) Oracle
6 5 (1.28%) HP
7 4 (1.02%) VMware
8 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.26%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.26%) Telerik
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) Unisys