Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing C# 176 172 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.28% 18.18% 17.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.69% 32.70% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 156 161 143
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £43,750 £45,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 467 526 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 56.47% 55.60% 50.96%
Number of salaries quoted 385 480 355
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,771 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £45,950
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Lancashire

C#
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for C# in Lancashire

C#
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Lancashire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C# in Lancashire

C#
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Preston +9 73 £37,750 +0.67% 11
Lancaster -5 21 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Blackpool +1 14 £35,000 -4.76% 2
Chorley -13 14 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Blackburn -1 11 £36,000 +67.44% 6
Skelmersdale -1 9 £33,000 -5.71%
Burnley +8 7 £30,000 -
Colne -1 4 £26,500 -7.83% 3
Darwen - 1 £32,500 -
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for C#.

1 159 (90.34%) .NET
2 132 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 97 (55.11%) SQL Server
4 95 (53.98%) MVC
5 73 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (36.36%) SQL
6 64 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (34.09%) JavaScript
8 54 (30.68%) TDD
9 44 (25.00%) Web Application Development
10 41 (23.30%) Microsoft
11 40 (22.73%) .NET Framework
12 38 (21.59%) RESTful
12 38 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 37 (21.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (21.02%) HTML
14 36 (20.45%) BDD
14 36 (20.45%) Web Development
15 34 (19.32%) CSS
16 31 (17.61%) WCF
16 31 (17.61%) Degree
16 31 (17.61%) Entity Framework
17 29 (16.48%) AngularJS
17 29 (16.48%) OO
18 27 (15.34%) SQL Server 2016
18 27 (15.34%) Ruby
19 25 (14.20%) XML
20 24 (13.64%) Web Services
21 23 (13.07%) Test Automation
21 23 (13.07%) Node.js

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 7 (3.98%) OpenEdge
2 5 (2.84%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.14%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.57%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (55.11%) SQL Server
2 27 (15.34%) SQL Server 2016
3 22 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 12 (6.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.68%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (3.41%) MySQL
7 6 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.14%) Redis
11 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.57%) mvBase
12 1 (0.57%) QlikView
12 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.84%) PowerBuilder
4 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.14%) Selenium
4 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) NUnit
General
1 17 (9.66%) Retail
2 11 (6.25%) Games
3 10 (5.68%) Finance
4 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.27%) Advertising
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
6 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (82.95%) Developer
2 111 (63.07%) .NET Developer
3 70 (39.77%) C# Developer
4 60 (34.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (21.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 36 (20.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (20.45%) Software Developer
7 35 (19.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (13.07%) .NET Software Developer
8 23 (13.07%) C# Software Developer
9 20 (11.36%) Analyst
10 14 (7.95%) Analyst Developer
11 11 (6.25%) Technical Leader
12 8 (4.55%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.55%) Software Analyst
13 7 (3.98%) Junior
13 7 (3.98%) Principal .NET Developer
13 7 (3.98%) Principal Developer
14 6 (3.41%) Applications Support
14 6 (3.41%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (90.34%) .NET
2 132 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 64 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 38 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 38 (21.59%) RESTful
6 37 (21.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (21.02%) HTML
7 34 (19.32%) CSS
8 31 (17.61%) Entity Framework
8 31 (17.61%) WCF
9 29 (16.48%) AngularJS
10 25 (14.20%) XML
11 24 (13.64%) Web Services
12 23 (13.07%) Node.js
13 22 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (11.93%) jQuery
15 19 (10.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 19 (10.80%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.82%) Computer Science
1 12 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.84%) e-Learning
6 4 (2.27%) Digital TV
6 4 (2.27%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.70%) iPad
8 2 (1.14%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.80%) Windows
2 3 (1.70%) Linux
2 3 (1.70%) Unix
2 3 (1.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.57%) Android
3 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (53.98%) MVC
2 73 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (30.68%) TDD
4 44 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 36 (20.45%) BDD
5 36 (20.45%) Web Development
6 29 (16.48%) OO
7 23 (13.07%) Test Automation
8 17 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (9.66%) Unit Testing
9 16 (9.09%) Scrum
10 13 (7.39%) SDLC
10 13 (7.39%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.82%) ERP
12 11 (6.25%) Workflow
13 10 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (5.11%) Dependency Injection
14 9 (5.11%) E-Commerce
15 8 (4.55%) Mentoring
16 7 (3.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.36%) SQL
2 60 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 27 (15.34%) Ruby
4 13 (7.39%) VB.NET
5 12 (6.82%) PHP
6 10 (5.68%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.68%) VB
7 9 (5.11%) Java
8 6 (3.41%) C
9 5 (2.84%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.84%) VB6
10 2 (1.14%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.14%) VBA
11 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 31 (17.61%) Degree
2 7 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.27%) HND
4 3 (1.70%) ISEB
4 3 (1.70%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) QA
1 7 (3.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (23.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.25%) Oracle
3 10 (5.68%) Google
4 9 (5.11%) Capita
5 8 (4.55%) Twitter
6 6 (3.41%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.84%) Adobe
7 5 (2.84%) Epicor
7 5 (2.84%) Sybase
8 2 (1.14%) Facebook
9 1 (0.57%) jBASE