Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 12 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 663 531 905
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 12.39% 19.81% 13.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.08% 31.89% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 597 486 750
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 2,644 1,665 3,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 49.39% 62.13% 51.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,131 1,494 2,720
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Wigan +4 15 £45,000 -
Salford -1 11 £45,000 - 14
Cheadle +1 9 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Bolton -14 6 £50,000 +37.93% 12
Oldham +2 5 £68,750 +76.28% 3
Stockport -12 5 £50,000 - 9
Bury -7 2 £60,000 +42.86% 8
Altrincham - 1 £61,500 -
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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#.

1 457 (68.93%) .NET
2 361 (54.45%) JavaScript
3 345 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
4 331 (49.92%) Azure
5 254 (38.31%) Software Engineering
6 253 (38.16%) SQL
7 206 (31.07%) React
8 193 (29.11%) DevOps
9 186 (28.05%) .NET Core
10 185 (27.90%) AngularJS
11 183 (27.60%) AWS
12 176 (26.55%) MVC
13 170 (25.64%) SQL Server
13 170 (25.64%) TDD
14 139 (20.97%) Java
15 129 (19.46%) Python
16 127 (19.16%) Kubernetes
17 124 (18.70%) Docker
18 118 (17.80%) ASP.NET
19 117 (17.65%) CSS
20 110 (16.59%) Full Stack Development
21 106 (15.99%) OOP
21 106 (15.99%) .NET Framework
22 104 (15.69%) Microservices
22 104 (15.69%) Social Skills
23 102 (15.38%) OO
24 101 (15.23%) C++
24 101 (15.23%) HTML
24 101 (15.23%) SOLID
25 98 (14.78%) Vue.js

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 35 (5.28%) CMS
2 26 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (3.17%) nginx
4 20 (3.02%) IIS
5 13 (1.96%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.51%) EPiServer
8 9 (1.36%) SAS
9 6 (0.90%) Drupal
9 6 (0.90%) WordPress
10 5 (0.75%) Kentico
10 5 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.45%) Confluence
13 2 (0.30%) Camunda
14 1 (0.15%) Apache
14 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (1.21%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Figma
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 331 (49.92%) Azure
2 183 (27.60%) AWS
3 86 (12.97%) GCP
4 49 (7.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 33 (4.98%) Azure Service Bus
6 27 (4.07%) Serverless
7 23 (3.47%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 20 (3.02%) Pulumi
9 19 (2.87%) Datadog
10 13 (1.96%) GitHub
11 11 (1.66%) Azure Service Fabric
11 11 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (1.66%) SaaS
12 9 (1.36%) GitHub Actions
13 8 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
14 7 (1.06%) Azure Functions
14 7 (1.06%) PaaS
15 6 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (0.90%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.81%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.66%) Modbus
3 3 (0.45%) Intranet
4 2 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) SNMP
5 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.54%) PostgreSQL
3 48 (7.24%) Redis
4 36 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 32 (4.83%) MySQL
6 26 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 20 (3.02%) MariaDB
9 19 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.36%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.21%) Big Data
12 8 (1.21%) Blockchain
12 8 (1.21%) GIS
13 7 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (0.45%) Power BI
16 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 92 (13.88%) Git (software)
2 67 (10.11%) Jenkins
3 40 (6.03%) Visual Studio
4 33 (4.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (4.83%) Selenium
6 23 (3.47%) Subversion
7 21 (3.17%) Mercurial
8 19 (2.87%) TeamCity
9 15 (2.26%) JMeter
9 15 (2.26%) WebDriver
10 14 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.81%) Appium
12 11 (1.66%) Postman
13 10 (1.51%) Artifactory
13 10 (1.51%) GitLab
13 10 (1.51%) JIRA
14 9 (1.36%) SpecFlow
15 8 (1.21%) Cypress.io
15 8 (1.21%) Katalon Studio
16 7 (1.06%) Bitbucket
General
1 104 (15.69%) Social Skills
2 74 (11.16%) Finance
3 33 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.77%) Law
5 22 (3.32%) Legal
6 18 (2.71%) Organisational Skills
7 13 (1.96%) Games
8 12 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.66%) Electronics
9 11 (1.66%) Public Sector
10 8 (1.21%) Retail
11 5 (0.75%) Marketing
12 4 (0.60%) Banking
13 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (0.45%) Presentation Skills
14 2 (0.30%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Back Office
15 1 (0.15%) Local Government
15 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 329 (49.62%) Developer
2 145 (21.87%) .NET Developer
3 132 (19.91%) Software Engineer
4 122 (18.40%) C# Developer
5 91 (13.73%) Senior Developer
6 76 (11.46%) Software Developer
7 47 (7.09%) Technical Leader
8 45 (6.79%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (6.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 40 (6.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 34 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
11 34 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
12 33 (4.98%) C# Software Developer
13 31 (4.68%) SQL Developer
14 29 (4.37%) .NET Software Developer
15 28 (4.22%) .NET Software Engineer
15 28 (4.22%) Test Engineer
16 26 (3.92%) C# Software Engineer
16 26 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
17 24 (3.62%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (68.93%) .NET
2 206 (31.07%) React
3 186 (28.05%) .NET Core
4 185 (27.90%) AngularJS
5 118 (17.80%) ASP.NET
6 117 (17.65%) CSS
7 106 (15.99%) .NET Framework
8 101 (15.23%) HTML
9 98 (14.78%) Vue.js
10 53 (7.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 52 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
12 43 (6.49%) HTML5
12 43 (6.49%) Web Services
13 42 (6.33%) jQuery
13 42 (6.33%) Node.js
14 36 (5.43%) XML
15 35 (5.28%) RabbitMQ
16 34 (5.13%) Entity Framework
17 27 (4.07%) RESTful
18 25 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (3.92%) User Experience
3 24 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.96%) Legacy Applications
7 8 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.06%) Cloud Native
8 7 (1.06%) FMCG
8 7 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
9 6 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.90%) Tandem
10 5 (0.75%) Online Gambling
10 5 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (0.60%) Private Cloud
11 4 (0.60%) SCADA
11 4 (0.60%) Wiki
12 3 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.45%) Robotics
13 2 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.73%) Windows
2 16 (2.41%) Android
2 16 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.36%) Linux
4 4 (0.60%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.15%) VME
5 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (38.31%) Software Engineering
3 193 (29.11%) DevOps
4 176 (26.55%) MVC
5 170 (25.64%) TDD
6 110 (16.59%) Full Stack Development
7 106 (15.99%) OOP
8 104 (15.69%) Microservices
9 102 (15.38%) OO
10 101 (15.23%) SOLID
11 82 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
12 68 (10.26%) Test Automation
13 66 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
13 66 (9.95%) Scrum
14 60 (9.05%) Mentoring
15 51 (7.69%) Unit Testing
16 50 (7.54%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 49 (7.39%) Computer Science
18 43 (6.49%) Clean Code
18 43 (6.49%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 361 (54.45%) JavaScript
2 253 (38.16%) SQL
3 139 (20.97%) Java
4 129 (19.46%) Python
5 101 (15.23%) C++
6 97 (14.63%) TypeScript
7 78 (11.76%) Go
8 61 (9.20%) Ruby
9 56 (8.45%) Kotlin
10 54 (8.14%) Scala
11 49 (7.39%) PowerShell
12 40 (6.03%) T-SQL
13 38 (5.73%) PHP
14 26 (3.92%) Bash Shell
15 20 (3.02%) VB
16 19 (2.87%) Groovy
17 8 (1.21%) ES6
17 8 (1.21%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.06%) Apple Swift
18 7 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 49 (7.39%) Degree
2 30 (4.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.21%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.32%) QA
2 6 (0.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) GDPR
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (18.70%) Docker
2 8 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 127 (19.16%) Kubernetes
2 97 (14.63%) Terraform
3 44 (6.64%) Ansible
4 26 (3.92%) Grafana
5 23 (3.47%) Prometheus
6 21 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (3.17%) Puppet
7 2 (0.30%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.30%) Control-M
7 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.15%) Consul
8 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.15%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.15%) Nagios
8 1 (0.15%) Nessus
8 1 (0.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 91 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 19 (2.87%) New Relic
2 19 (2.87%) SaltStack
3 15 (2.26%) Oracle
4 13 (1.96%) Google
5 9 (1.36%) Xamarin
6 6 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.90%) SAP
6 6 (0.90%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.60%) Sun
8 3 (0.45%) ABBYY
8 3 (0.45%) Blue Prism
8 3 (0.45%) Databricks
8 3 (0.45%) SolarWinds
9 2 (0.30%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.30%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.30%) VMware
10 1 (0.15%) Orchard
10 1 (0.15%) Perforce