Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -4
Permanent jobs citing C# 548 512 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.56% 24.24% 18.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.28% 44.21% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 515 481 603
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £54,500 £48,750 £51,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1470 1158 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 52.48% 54.83% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1032 1527
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £53,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -3 148 £40,000 - 14
Crewe +1 79 £37,500 +2.74% 8
Wilmslow +5 73 £42,500 +16.44% 5
Chester +1 56 £40,000 - 10
Macclesfield 0 42 £42,500 +30.77% 6
Runcorn -3 29 £32,500 -3.70% 3
Knutsford -27 25 £35,000 -23.50%
Ellesmere Port -4 19 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Northwich +8 11 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Nantwich +4 11 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Sandbach - 5 - -
Alderley Edge - 4 £40,000 -
Congleton - 2 £35,000 - 1
Winsford 0 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Daresbury -5 1 £30,000 -24.05%
Widnes - 1 £37,500 -
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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#.

1 499 (91.06%) .NET
2 345 (62.96%) ASP.NET
3 328 (59.85%) SQL Server
3 328 (59.85%) MVC
4 252 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
5 210 (38.32%) SQL
6 201 (36.68%) HTML
7 194 (35.40%) Microsoft
7 194 (35.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 192 (35.04%) JavaScript
9 159 (29.01%) CSS
10 140 (25.55%) TDD
11 137 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 124 (22.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 122 (22.26%) jQuery
14 115 (20.99%) .NET Framework
15 112 (20.44%) Web Services
16 104 (18.98%) RESTful
17 85 (15.51%) WCF
18 83 (15.15%) OO
19 80 (14.60%) Visual Studio
20 79 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
21 77 (14.05%) VB.NET
21 77 (14.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 75 (13.69%) Web Application Development
22 75 (13.69%) Entity Framework
22 75 (13.69%) Web Development
23 73 (13.32%) Node.js
23 73 (13.32%) SQL Server 2014
24 72 (13.14%) Windows

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 25 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (2.92%) NServiceBus
3 13 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.91%) IIS
8 4 (0.73%) CMS
9 3 (0.55%) WordPress
10 2 (0.36%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Fireworks
1 5 (0.91%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.18%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 60 (10.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.01%) SaaS
3 10 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.28%) npm
5 6 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 5 (0.91%) GitHub
6 5 (0.91%) Trello
7 4 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Office 365
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.82%) HTTP
1 10 (1.82%) Internet
1 10 (1.82%) Wireless
2 5 (0.91%) FTP
3 1 (0.18%) Intranet
3 1 (0.18%) LAN
3 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (59.85%) SQL Server
2 73 (13.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 43 (7.85%) NoSQL
4 39 (7.12%) MongoDB
5 33 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (5.84%) MySQL
7 31 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 27 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (2.92%) SQL Server 2016
11 12 (2.19%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.46%) DB2
13 8 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.73%) DocumentDB
16 3 (0.55%) MariaDB
17 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.36%) Power BI
17 2 (0.36%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 80 (14.60%) Visual Studio
2 56 (10.22%) Git (software)
3 34 (6.20%) TeamCity
4 32 (5.84%) Selenium
5 31 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (4.38%) JIRA
7 20 (3.65%) Subversion
8 18 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 15 (2.74%) NUnit
9 15 (2.74%) SpecFlow
10 13 (2.37%) FxCop
11 11 (2.01%) StyleCop
12 9 (1.64%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.64%) MSTest
13 8 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (1.28%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.91%) SoapUI
15 5 (0.91%) WebDriver
16 4 (0.73%) Ranorex
16 4 (0.73%) ReSharper
General
1 63 (11.50%) Finance
2 23 (4.20%) Marketing
3 22 (4.01%) Retail
4 15 (2.74%) Advertising
5 10 (1.82%) Games
6 8 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.28%) Banking
8 5 (0.91%) Back Office
8 5 (0.91%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.91%) Music Industry
8 5 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 453 (82.66%) Developer
2 348 (63.50%) .NET Developer
3 207 (37.77%) C# Developer
4 187 (34.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 124 (22.63%) Software Developer
6 108 (19.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 105 (19.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 97 (17.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 74 (13.50%) C# Software Developer
10 63 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 42 (7.66%) Senior Developer
12 40 (7.30%) Web Developer
13 31 (5.66%) Junior
14 29 (5.29%) Junior Developer
14 29 (5.29%) Software Engineer
15 25 (4.56%) Junior .NET Developer
15 25 (4.56%) Messaging Developer
15 25 (4.56%) VB.NET Developer
16 24 (4.38%) .NET Web Developer
17 23 (4.20%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (91.06%) .NET
2 345 (62.96%) ASP.NET
3 201 (36.68%) HTML
4 194 (35.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 159 (29.01%) CSS
6 137 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 124 (22.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 122 (22.26%) jQuery
9 115 (20.99%) .NET Framework
10 112 (20.44%) Web Services
11 104 (18.98%) RESTful
12 85 (15.51%) WCF
13 79 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 77 (14.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 75 (13.69%) Entity Framework
16 73 (13.32%) Node.js
17 67 (12.23%) WPF
18 64 (11.68%) XML
19 53 (9.67%) HTML5
20 45 (8.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.29%) N-Tier
4 28 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 25 (4.56%) Fintech
6 21 (3.83%) Computer Science
7 19 (3.47%) iPad
8 15 (2.74%) User Experience
9 9 (1.64%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.91%) FMCG
11 4 (0.73%) Life Science
11 4 (0.73%) Social Network
12 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.55%) PMI
13 2 (0.36%) CCTV
13 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.36%) Robotics
14 1 (0.18%) Animation
14 1 (0.18%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 72 (13.14%) Windows
2 13 (2.37%) Android
3 11 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.82%) Linux
5 9 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.55%) Unix
7 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (59.85%) MVC
2 252 (45.99%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (25.55%) TDD
4 83 (15.15%) OO
5 75 (13.69%) Web Application Development
5 75 (13.69%) Web Development
6 69 (12.59%) BDD
7 67 (12.23%) Dependency Injection
8 59 (10.77%) Unit Testing
9 57 (10.40%) Scrum
10 50 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (8.94%) SDLC
12 45 (8.21%) SOLID
13 38 (6.93%) Multithreading
13 38 (6.93%) Software Engineering
14 36 (6.57%) Test Automation
15 35 (6.39%) Kanban
16 23 (4.20%) SOA
17 21 (3.83%) Mentoring
18 20 (3.65%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 210 (38.32%) SQL
2 192 (35.04%) JavaScript
3 77 (14.05%) VB.NET
4 63 (11.50%) Java
5 58 (10.58%) T-SQL
6 52 (9.49%) Ruby
7 36 (6.57%) VB
8 25 (4.56%) F#
9 23 (4.20%) C
10 22 (4.01%) PHP
11 20 (3.65%) C++
12 18 (3.28%) TypeScript
13 14 (2.55%) VB6
14 8 (1.46%) XAML
14 8 (1.46%) XPath
14 8 (1.46%) XQuery
15 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.09%) Python
17 5 (0.91%) PHP 5
18 3 (0.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 52 (9.49%) Degree
2 17 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.28%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB
6 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.36%) MCPD
7 1 (0.18%) MCAD
7 1 (0.18%) MCSD
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.46%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (4.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 25 (4.56%) Kibana
1 25 (4.56%) WSUS
2 3 (0.55%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 194 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (3.83%) Oracle
3 16 (2.92%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.82%) Google
5 9 (1.64%) Castleton
6 6 (1.09%) Adobe
7 3 (0.55%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.55%) Facebook
7 3 (0.55%) IBM
7 3 (0.55%) Sybase
7 3 (0.55%) Teradata
8 2 (0.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.18%) Cerner
9 1 (0.18%) HP
9 1 (0.18%) Informatica
9 1 (0.18%) Netezza
9 1 (0.18%) Northgate
9 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.18%) Telerik
9 1 (0.18%) Zend