Period
to 9 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 9 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
North West > Manchester
6 months to
9 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 6 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 549 933 1,254
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 15.66% 18.06% 19.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.63% 32.18% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 491 761 1,120
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,987 2,899 3,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.67% 56.12% 55.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,783 2,347 3,048
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,265 £68,750 £71,343
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Manchester

C#
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for C# in Manchester

C#
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# in Manchester over the 6 months to 9 March 2021.

Salary histogram for C# in Manchester

C#
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 9 March 2021. 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
Bolton -4 20 £41,250 -13.16% 8
Stockport -6 12 £42,500 -2.86% 11
Bury +1 8 £32,000 -20.00% 2
Wigan -1 6 £47,500 +31.03% 10
Salford -6 5 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Altrincham -2 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheadle -1 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Rochdale +6 1 £34,000 -24.44%
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 9 March 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C#.

1 360 (65.57%) .NET
2 256 (46.63%) JavaScript
3 235 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (34.97%) SQL
5 174 (31.69%) Azure
6 170 (30.97%) Software Engineering
7 148 (26.96%) MVC
8 140 (25.50%) Python
9 130 (23.68%) SQL Server
9 130 (23.68%) .NET Core
10 126 (22.95%) ASP.NET
11 124 (22.59%) Java
12 122 (22.22%) HTML
13 117 (21.31%) DevOps
14 116 (21.13%) AngularJS
15 113 (20.58%) TDD
16 112 (20.40%) CSS
17 109 (19.85%) Microsoft
18 96 (17.49%) AWS
19 94 (17.12%) .NET Framework
20 86 (15.66%) React
21 85 (15.48%) Finance
22 82 (14.94%) OO
23 79 (14.39%) Docker
24 75 (13.66%) Microservices
25 72 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web API
26 70 (12.75%) Test Automation
27 65 (11.84%) OOP
28 63 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
29 57 (10.38%) NoSQL

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 30 (5.46%) CMS
2 17 (3.10%) IIS
3 16 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.73%) EPiServer
5 14 (2.55%) nginx
6 13 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (2.37%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.82%) Kentico
7 10 (1.82%) WordPress
8 8 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.28%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.73%) JBoss
11 3 (0.55%) Confluence
11 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.55%) WinCC
12 2 (0.36%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.18%) Apache
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.82%) nopCommerce
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.55%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 174 (31.69%) Azure
2 96 (17.49%) AWS
3 44 (8.01%) GCP
4 22 (4.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 18 (3.28%) SaaS
6 16 (2.91%) Serverless
7 9 (1.64%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (1.09%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.09%) GitHub
11 4 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (0.73%) PaaS
12 3 (0.55%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.36%) Azure Stack
13 2 (0.36%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.73%) HTTP
2 3 (0.55%) Internet
3 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) 3G
4 1 (0.18%) 4G
4 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.18%) LAN
4 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 57 (10.38%) NoSQL
3 35 (6.38%) MongoDB
4 28 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (3.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 15 (2.73%) Redis
7 14 (2.55%) MySQL
8 12 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.46%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
12 7 (1.28%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.28%) Data Lake
12 7 (1.28%) Hadoop
12 7 (1.28%) Power BI
13 6 (1.09%) Amazon Athena
13 6 (1.09%) Amazon QuickSight
13 6 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 45 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.65%) Selenium
2 42 (7.65%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.65%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.28%) JIRA
5 16 (2.91%) MSTest
5 16 (2.91%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.73%) Bitbucket
7 13 (2.37%) GitLab
7 13 (2.37%) JMeter
7 13 (2.37%) Mercurial
7 13 (2.37%) Protractor
7 13 (2.37%) SpecFlow
7 13 (2.37%) Subversion
8 12 (2.19%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.64%) git-flow
10 9 (1.64%) Katalon Studio
11 8 (1.46%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 85 (15.48%) Finance
2 37 (6.74%) Law
3 29 (5.28%) Games
4 21 (3.83%) Retail
5 10 (1.82%) Multimedia
6 9 (1.64%) Public Sector
7 8 (1.46%) Legal
8 6 (1.09%) Banking
9 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.55%) Marketing
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 327 (59.56%) Developer
2 154 (28.05%) .NET Developer
3 93 (16.94%) Software Engineer
4 86 (15.66%) Senior Developer
5 84 (15.30%) Software Developer
6 80 (14.57%) C# Developer
7 49 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 44 (8.01%) Full Stack Developer
9 43 (7.83%) Senior .NET Developer
10 30 (5.46%) Tester
11 28 (5.10%) Web Developer
12 27 (4.92%) C# Software Developer
12 27 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
13 23 (4.19%) Python Engineer
14 22 (4.01%) Python Software Engineer
15 21 (3.83%) .NET Software Developer
15 21 (3.83%) Senior Software Developer
16 19 (3.46%) JavaScript Developer
16 19 (3.46%) Software Tester
17 18 (3.28%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (65.57%) .NET
2 130 (23.68%) .NET Core
3 126 (22.95%) ASP.NET
4 122 (22.22%) HTML
5 116 (21.13%) AngularJS
6 112 (20.40%) CSS
7 94 (17.12%) .NET Framework
8 86 (15.66%) React
9 72 (13.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 53 (9.65%) HTML5
11 49 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (8.56%) Node.js
13 46 (8.38%) CSS3
14 44 (8.01%) Web Services
15 43 (7.83%) Vue.js
16 39 (7.10%) jQuery
17 37 (6.74%) REST
18 36 (6.56%) XML
19 32 (5.83%) RESTful
20 27 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.65%) Greenfield Project
2 48 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.28%) User Experience
4 25 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (2.91%) Data Structures
7 13 (2.37%) NHS
8 12 (2.19%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.82%) Blog
11 5 (0.91%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.73%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.73%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.55%) SCADA
13 3 (0.55%) Wiki
14 2 (0.36%) Social Media
15 1 (0.18%) Public Cloud
15 1 (0.18%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.56%) Windows
2 14 (2.55%) Windows Server
3 13 (2.37%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.37%) Linux
4 12 (2.19%) Android
5 4 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (30.97%) Software Engineering
3 148 (26.96%) MVC
4 117 (21.31%) DevOps
5 113 (20.58%) TDD
6 82 (14.94%) OO
7 75 (13.66%) Microservices
8 70 (12.75%) Test Automation
9 65 (11.84%) OOP
10 63 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
11 52 (9.47%) SOLID
12 45 (8.20%) Mentoring
13 44 (8.01%) Unit Testing
14 42 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (6.92%) E-Commerce
16 36 (6.56%) Fintech
16 36 (6.56%) Web Development
17 33 (6.01%) Scrum
18 32 (5.83%) Front End Development
19 31 (5.65%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 256 (46.63%) JavaScript
2 192 (34.97%) SQL
3 140 (25.50%) Python
4 124 (22.59%) Java
5 56 (10.20%) C++
6 55 (10.02%) Go
7 46 (8.38%) TypeScript
8 39 (7.10%) Ruby
9 27 (4.92%) Scala
10 21 (3.83%) T-SQL
11 20 (3.64%) Kotlin
12 18 (3.28%) Java 8
13 17 (3.10%) PHP
14 14 (2.55%) C
15 10 (1.82%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.91%) Haskell
18 4 (0.73%) Erlang
18 4 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (7.83%) Degree
2 18 (3.28%) CIW
2 18 (3.28%) OCA
2 18 (3.28%) OCP
2 18 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
3 16 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.19%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.82%) PhD
6 5 (0.91%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.83%) QA
2 10 (1.82%) WAI
3 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (14.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 48 (8.74%) Terraform
2 46 (8.38%) Kubernetes
3 28 (5.10%) Ansible
4 20 (3.64%) Puppet
5 4 (0.73%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.18%) Grafana
7 1 (0.18%) Graylog
7 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.18%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 109 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.65%) Oracle
3 17 (3.10%) Sitecore
4 11 (2.00%) Google
5 7 (1.28%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.09%) Snowplow
6 6 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.73%) HP
8 3 (0.55%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.55%) SAP
9 2 (0.36%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.36%) Databricks
9 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.18%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.18%) iManage
10 1 (0.18%) Instagram
10 1 (0.18%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.18%) Progress
10 1 (0.18%) Sony
10 1 (0.18%) Telerik