Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +7
Permanent jobs citing C# 93 73 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 26.57% 25.89% 14.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.08% 37.06% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 91 73 68
Chester median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £55,875
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%

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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 238 197 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 68.00% 69.86% 64.05%
Number of salaries quoted 217 179 231
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -9.41% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £60,750
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Chester

C#
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for C# in Chester

C#
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Chester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C# in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Chester region with a requirement for C#.

1 84 (90.32%) .NET
2 65 (69.89%) ASP.NET
3 60 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (63.44%) MVC
5 58 (62.37%) SQL Server
6 49 (52.69%) HTML
7 42 (45.16%) CSS
8 40 (43.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (41.94%) JavaScript
9 39 (41.94%) SQL
10 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
11 29 (31.18%) T-SQL
12 25 (26.88%) Web Services
12 25 (26.88%) jQuery
13 22 (23.66%) .NET Framework
14 20 (21.51%) Entity Framework
15 19 (20.43%) AngularJS
16 18 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (19.35%) WCF
17 17 (18.28%) TDD
17 17 (18.28%) SOAP
18 15 (16.13%) Java
18 15 (16.13%) Web Development
18 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
18 15 (16.13%) HTML5
18 15 (16.13%) RESTful
19 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio
19 14 (15.05%) SQL Server 2016
20 13 (13.98%) C++

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 12 (12.90%) CMS
1 12 (12.90%) Umbraco
2 5 (5.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (62.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (15.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 8 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.30%) DB2
5 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.15%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.15%) Big Data
6 2 (2.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.60%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.38%) Grunt
3 5 (5.38%) gulp
4 4 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.30%) JIRA
5 3 (3.23%) Selenium
5 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.15%) JUnit
7 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (12.90%) Retail
2 10 (10.75%) Games
3 6 (6.45%) Marketing
4 3 (3.23%) Finance
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (87.10%) Developer
2 53 (56.99%) .NET Developer
3 26 (27.96%) C# Developer
4 23 (24.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (22.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (13.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (11.83%) Software Developer
8 10 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 10 (10.75%) Web Developer
9 7 (7.53%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.45%) C++ Team Leader
10 6 (6.45%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (6.45%) Junior
10 6 (6.45%) Junior Developer
10 6 (6.45%) Software Development Team Leader
10 6 (6.45%) Software Team Leader
10 6 (6.45%) Team Leader
11 5 (5.38%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Integration Developer
11 5 (5.38%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (90.32%) .NET
2 65 (69.89%) ASP.NET
3 49 (52.69%) HTML
4 42 (45.16%) CSS
5 40 (43.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (26.88%) jQuery
6 25 (26.88%) Web Services
7 22 (23.66%) .NET Framework
8 20 (21.51%) Entity Framework
9 19 (20.43%) AngularJS
10 18 (19.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (19.35%) WCF
11 17 (18.28%) SOAP
12 15 (16.13%) HTML5
12 15 (16.13%) RESTful
13 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 12 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (11.83%) Ajax
14 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 10 (10.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.30%) Fintech
2 4 (4.30%) FMCG
2 4 (4.30%) W3C
3 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.15%) iPhone
3 2 (2.15%) User Experience
4 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.15%) Android
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (63.44%) MVC
3 17 (18.28%) TDD
4 15 (16.13%) Web Development
5 12 (12.90%) BDD
6 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.53%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (7.53%) OOP
7 7 (7.53%) Web Application Development
8 6 (6.45%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.45%) Global Marketing
8 6 (6.45%) Mentoring
8 6 (6.45%) People Management
8 6 (6.45%) Project Management
8 6 (6.45%) Secure Coding
9 5 (5.38%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.38%) Open Source
10 4 (4.30%) OO
10 4 (4.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.94%) JavaScript
1 39 (41.94%) SQL
2 29 (31.18%) T-SQL
3 15 (16.13%) Java
4 13 (13.98%) C++
5 8 (8.60%) C
6 7 (7.53%) Ruby
6 7 (7.53%) XPath
7 6 (6.45%) VB
8 3 (3.23%) PHP
8 3 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Google
3 4 (4.30%) Twitter
4 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com