Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 94 38 111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Chester 37.30% 22.89% 26.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.26% 44.19% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 87 41 112
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +38.46%
10th Percentile £30,300 £26,250 £35,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 156 86 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 61.90% 51.81% 68.57%
Number of salaries quoted 142 81 259
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +16.44%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £58,625 £55,000 £55,000
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Chester

C#
Salary Trend in Chester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C# in Chester.

Salary trend for C# in Chester

C#
Salary Histogram in Chester

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# in Chester over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for C# in Chester

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 Chester region with a requirement for C#.

1 83 (88.30%) .NET
2 73 (77.66%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (44.68%) SQL Server
4 40 (42.55%) SQL
5 39 (41.49%) SOAP
6 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
7 36 (38.30%) Microservices
8 34 (36.17%) Test Automation
8 34 (36.17%) Azure
8 34 (36.17%) Scrum
9 33 (35.11%) Java
9 33 (35.11%) WebDriver
9 33 (35.11%) Selenium
10 31 (32.98%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (32.98%) REST
11 29 (30.85%) Jenkins
11 29 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (29.79%) BDD
12 28 (29.79%) Hudson
12 28 (29.79%) JUnit
12 28 (29.79%) Maven
13 27 (28.72%) NUnit
13 27 (28.72%) GitHub
13 27 (28.72%) Bitbucket
13 27 (28.72%) Docker
13 27 (28.72%) TestNG
14 26 (27.66%) DevOps
15 25 (26.60%) Cucumber
16 24 (25.53%) MVC
17 23 (24.47%) Microsoft

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 1 (1.06%) CMS
1 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 34 (36.17%) Azure
2 27 (28.72%) GitHub
3 20 (21.28%) AWS
4 3 (3.19%) Serverless
5 1 (1.06%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (2.13%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.06%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (35.11%) Selenium
1 33 (35.11%) WebDriver
2 31 (32.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (30.85%) Jenkins
4 28 (29.79%) Hudson
4 28 (29.79%) JUnit
4 28 (29.79%) Maven
5 27 (28.72%) Bitbucket
5 27 (28.72%) NUnit
5 27 (28.72%) TestNG
6 25 (26.60%) Cucumber
7 10 (10.64%) Appium
8 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
8 8 (8.51%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.32%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.26%) JIRA
10 4 (4.26%) Postman
11 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (7.45%) Automotive
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (58.51%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) .NET Developer
3 21 (22.34%) Automation Engineer
4 16 (17.02%) C# Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Software Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Tester
7 9 (9.57%) Junior
8 7 (7.45%) Agile .NET Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Agile Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Agile Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.38%) .NET Development Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Agile Development Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.38%) Development Manager
9 6 (6.38%) Digital Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Lead .NET Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Lead Developer
9 6 (6.38%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (88.30%) .NET
2 39 (41.49%) SOAP
3 31 (32.98%) REST
4 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 22 (23.40%) .NET Core
6 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET
7 18 (19.15%) RESTful
8 16 (17.02%) AngularJS
8 16 (17.02%) CSS
8 16 (17.02%) HTML
9 13 (13.83%) Web Services
10 10 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.45%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (4.26%) Node.js
14 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
14 3 (3.19%) ADO
14 3 (3.19%) React
14 3 (3.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.19%) CMDB
1 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.06%) PMI
2 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (77.66%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) Microservices
3 34 (36.17%) Scrum
3 34 (36.17%) Test Automation
4 29 (30.85%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (29.79%) BDD
6 26 (27.66%) DevOps
7 24 (25.53%) MVC
8 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
8 14 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (12.77%) API Integration
9 12 (12.77%) Process Improvement
9 12 (12.77%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.45%) TDD
11 6 (6.38%) OO
12 5 (5.32%) QA Automation
12 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
13 4 (4.26%) Case Management
13 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
13 4 (4.26%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) SQL
2 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
3 33 (35.11%) Java
4 13 (13.83%) Python
4 13 (13.83%) Shell Script
5 12 (12.77%) PHP
5 12 (12.77%) VBScript
6 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.26%) XAML
8 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.06%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Degree
2 13 (13.83%) MCSD
2 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.06%) MCPD
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) GDPR
2 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (28.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.83%) Sitecore
3 6 (6.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.13%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.06%) Google