Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +5
Permanent jobs citing C# 508 570 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.45% 21.03% 22.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.79% 38.78% 42.30%
Number of salaries quoted 455 548 454
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £48,750
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -

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 1,460 1,470 1,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.15% 54.22% 52.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,186 1,226 1,007
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 0 130 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Crewe -2 68 £40,000 +1.27% 8
Wilmslow -5 64 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Knutsford +16 52 £50,000 +42.86% 5
Chester -2 51 £40,000 - 16
Macclesfield 0 50 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Nantwich -1 27 £27,500 -26.67% 2
Northwich -3 7 £42,500 +41.67% 1
Runcorn -6 7 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Congleton 0 5 £35,000 +3.70%
Sandbach +7 4 £37,500 -
Ellesmere Port 0 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Alderley Edge +9 3 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Winsford +2 2 £36,500 -8.75%
Frodsham - 2 £25,500 - 1
Middlewich - 1 £37,500 -
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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#.

1 465 (91.54%) .NET
2 314 (61.81%) SQL Server
3 301 (59.25%) ASP.NET
4 287 (56.50%) MVC
5 278 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
6 196 (38.58%) JavaScript
7 191 (37.60%) ASP.NET MVC
8 186 (36.61%) SQL
9 177 (34.84%) HTML
10 173 (34.06%) AngularJS
11 158 (31.10%) CSS
12 157 (30.91%) Microsoft
13 147 (28.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 141 (27.76%) Scrum
15 125 (24.61%) TDD
16 101 (19.88%) .NET Framework
17 99 (19.49%) Git (software)
18 95 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
19 88 (17.32%) WCF
20 85 (16.73%) Finance
20 85 (16.73%) jQuery
21 83 (16.34%) Software Engineering
22 80 (15.75%) OO
23 75 (14.76%) RESTful
24 74 (14.57%) Unit Testing
25 72 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 72 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
26 70 (13.78%) Java
27 69 (13.58%) Web Application Development
28 67 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure

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 16 (3.15%) NServiceBus
2 14 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.17%) Sitefinity
4 10 (1.97%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.57%) IIS
6 6 (1.18%) CMS
6 6 (1.18%) Confluence
6 6 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.39%) Apache
7 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.20%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 67 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.54%) SaaS
3 11 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (1.77%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.18%) Office 365
6 5 (0.98%) NuGet
7 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.39%) GitHub
8 2 (0.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.53%) Internet
2 18 (3.54%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.18%) X.509
4 2 (0.39%) FTP
4 2 (0.39%) HTTP
4 2 (0.39%) Intranet
4 2 (0.39%) SSH
5 1 (0.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (61.81%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.42%) SQL Server 2016
3 39 (7.68%) NoSQL
4 31 (6.10%) MongoDB
5 21 (4.13%) RavenDB
5 21 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 18 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.15%) MySQL
8 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (2.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.18%) Power BI
13 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.79%) SQLite
15 3 (0.59%) Biml
15 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 56 (11.02%) Visual Studio
3 45 (8.86%) Jenkins
4 35 (6.89%) JIRA
5 26 (5.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 26 (5.12%) Selenium
6 19 (3.74%) NUnit
7 15 (2.95%) MSBuild
8 11 (2.17%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.97%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.77%) FxCop
11 8 (1.57%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.38%) Moq
12 7 (1.38%) SonarQube
12 7 (1.38%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (1.38%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.38%) StyleCop
13 6 (1.18%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
General
1 85 (16.73%) Finance
2 36 (7.09%) Advertising
3 28 (5.51%) Retail
4 16 (3.15%) Games
5 15 (2.95%) Banking
5 15 (2.95%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.36%) Marketing
7 11 (2.17%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.79%) Law
9 4 (0.79%) Legal
9 4 (0.79%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.39%) Automotive
10 2 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 378 (74.41%) Developer
2 259 (50.98%) .NET Developer
3 153 (30.12%) C# Developer
4 115 (22.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 74 (14.57%) Software Developer
6 63 (12.40%) Senior Developer
7 50 (9.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 50 (9.84%) Software Engineer
8 46 (9.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 46 (9.06%) C# Software Developer
9 43 (8.46%) Senior .NET Developer
10 41 (8.07%) .NET Software Developer
11 35 (6.89%) .NET Software Engineer
12 33 (6.50%) Senior C# Developer
13 31 (6.10%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 30 (5.91%) Junior
15 29 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 29 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
15 29 (5.71%) SQL Developer
16 26 (5.12%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (91.54%) .NET
2 301 (59.25%) ASP.NET
3 191 (37.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 177 (34.84%) HTML
5 173 (34.06%) AngularJS
6 158 (31.10%) CSS
7 147 (28.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 101 (19.88%) .NET Framework
9 88 (17.32%) WCF
10 85 (16.73%) jQuery
11 75 (14.76%) RESTful
12 72 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 61 (12.01%) .NET Core
14 59 (11.61%) Web Services
15 49 (9.65%) HTML5
16 47 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 44 (8.66%) WinForms
18 36 (7.09%) WPF
19 33 (6.50%) Entity Framework
20 32 (6.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.43%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (9.06%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.74%) N-Tier
5 18 (3.54%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.35%) Fintech
6 17 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 11 (2.17%) User Experience
10 9 (1.77%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.18%) PKI
13 5 (0.98%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.98%) PMI
14 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Cloud
15 2 (0.39%) CCTV
15 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.39%) NHS
15 2 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (7.09%) Windows
2 11 (2.17%) Android
2 11 (2.17%) Linux
3 7 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.98%) Unix
5 2 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (56.50%) MVC
2 278 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (27.76%) Scrum
4 125 (24.61%) TDD
5 95 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (16.34%) Software Engineering
7 80 (15.75%) OO
8 74 (14.57%) Unit Testing
9 72 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (13.58%) Web Application Development
11 51 (10.04%) Test Automation
12 50 (9.84%) OOP
13 43 (8.46%) SOLID
14 42 (8.27%) Dependency Injection
15 41 (8.07%) DevOps
16 36 (7.09%) SDLC
17 34 (6.69%) Microservices
18 32 (6.30%) Web Development
19 30 (5.91%) Decision-Making
19 30 (5.91%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 196 (38.58%) JavaScript
2 186 (36.61%) SQL
3 70 (13.78%) Java
4 52 (10.24%) T-SQL
5 44 (8.66%) VB.NET
6 27 (5.31%) PHP
7 24 (4.72%) VB
8 20 (3.94%) C++
9 18 (3.54%) Ruby
10 14 (2.76%) VB6
11 12 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.36%) TypeScript
12 9 (1.77%) Python
12 9 (1.77%) Scala
13 8 (1.57%) PHP 5
14 7 (1.38%) C
15 6 (1.18%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.98%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.79%) VBScript
18 3 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (8.27%) Degree
2 18 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.77%) ISEB
4 8 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.79%) MCSE
7 3 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.39%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.74%) QA
2 4 (0.79%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (2.36%) Docker
2 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (3.15%) Ansible
2 6 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
2 6 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.59%) WSUS
4 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.39%) SCCM
5 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) Kibana
5 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 157 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.30%) Xamarin
3 19 (3.74%) Facebook
4 12 (2.36%) Google
4 12 (2.36%) Twitter
5 11 (2.17%) Oracle
6 9 (1.77%) Capita
7 3 (0.59%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.39%) Citrix
8 2 (0.39%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.39%) Talend
9 1 (0.20%) Apple
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco
9 1 (0.20%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.20%) HP