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

C#
North West > Manchester
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 654 546 954
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 11.38% 19.17% 15.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.21% 31.58% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 573 519 784
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £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 2,818 1,729 3,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 49.02% 60.71% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,254 1,606 2,709
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +1 15 £40,000 -17.95% 2
Salford 0 13 £45,000 - 6
Cheadle 0 12 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Stockport -12 7 £52,500 +5.00% 11
Oldham +2 6 £67,500 +73.08% 3
Altrincham -2 2 £80,750 +43.56%
Bolton -14 2 £51,500 +37.33% 7
Bury -3 1 - -
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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#.

1 439 (67.13%) .NET
2 354 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
3 345 (52.75%) JavaScript
4 299 (45.72%) Azure
5 272 (41.59%) Software Engineering
6 239 (36.54%) SQL
7 195 (29.82%) React
8 185 (28.29%) DevOps
9 177 (27.06%) AngularJS
10 172 (26.30%) .NET Core
11 170 (25.99%) AWS
12 163 (24.92%) SQL Server
13 149 (22.78%) TDD
14 148 (22.63%) Java
15 146 (22.32%) MVC
16 138 (21.10%) Python
16 138 (21.10%) Docker
17 129 (19.72%) Kubernetes
18 114 (17.43%) ASP.NET
19 107 (16.36%) CSS
19 107 (16.36%) C++
20 105 (16.06%) Finance
21 102 (15.60%) Terraform
22 101 (15.44%) Microservices
23 100 (15.29%) Vue.js
24 98 (14.98%) HTML
25 94 (14.37%) Full Stack Development
26 92 (14.07%) OOP
27 91 (13.91%) .NET Framework
27 91 (13.91%) SOLID

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 25 (3.82%) CMS
2 19 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (2.45%) IIS
4 14 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.99%) EPiServer
6 12 (1.83%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.53%) nginx
8 9 (1.38%) Drupal
8 9 (1.38%) SAS
8 9 (1.38%) WordPress
9 5 (0.76%) Kentico
10 4 (0.61%) Apache
10 4 (0.61%) Confluence
10 4 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.31%) Camunda
13 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 12 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.31%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 299 (45.72%) Azure
2 170 (25.99%) AWS
3 65 (9.94%) GCP
4 62 (9.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (3.98%) Azure Service Bus
6 24 (3.67%) SaaS
6 24 (3.67%) Serverless
7 15 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (2.14%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 14 (2.14%) Azure Service Fabric
8 14 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (2.14%) GitHub
9 12 (1.83%) Pulumi
10 11 (1.68%) Datadog
11 9 (1.38%) GitHub Actions
11 9 (1.38%) Power Platform
12 8 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.22%) Azure Functions
13 7 (1.07%) PaaS
14 6 (0.92%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.68%) Modbus
1 11 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.31%) HTTP
3 1 (0.15%) Intranet
3 1 (0.15%) SNMP
3 1 (0.15%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (24.92%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (4.28%) Redis
4 26 (3.98%) MySQL
5 22 (3.36%) MongoDB
5 22 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 21 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.68%) MariaDB
11 8 (1.22%) Blockchain
12 6 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.92%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.61%) Power BI
15 3 (0.46%) Data Lake
15 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 76 (11.62%) Git (software)
2 46 (7.03%) Jenkins
3 40 (6.12%) Selenium
4 32 (4.89%) Visual Studio
5 22 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (2.75%) Postman
7 17 (2.60%) SpecFlow
8 15 (2.29%) Subversion
9 13 (1.99%) Appium
9 13 (1.99%) SoapUI
9 13 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 12 (1.83%) JMeter
11 11 (1.68%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.68%) MSTest
11 11 (1.68%) NUnit
12 10 (1.53%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.38%) GitLab
13 9 (1.38%) JIRA
13 9 (1.38%) Katalon Studio
13 9 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 105 (16.06%) Finance
2 86 (13.15%) Social Skills
3 29 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.98%) Law
5 20 (3.06%) Legal
6 19 (2.91%) Public Sector
7 17 (2.60%) Marketing
8 14 (2.14%) Electronics
9 12 (1.83%) Retail
10 11 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
11 9 (1.38%) Games
12 8 (1.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 8 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.61%) Banking
14 4 (0.61%) Billing
15 3 (0.46%) Presentation Skills
16 2 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.31%) Automotive
16 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 332 (50.76%) Developer
2 145 (22.17%) Software Engineer
3 131 (20.03%) C# Developer
4 126 (19.27%) .NET Developer
5 74 (11.31%) Senior Developer
6 61 (9.33%) Software Developer
7 41 (6.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 39 (5.96%) C# .NET Developer
9 38 (5.81%) Technical Leader
10 37 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
11 32 (4.89%) C# Software Engineer
12 31 (4.74%) Senior Software Engineer
12 31 (4.74%) Test Engineer
13 26 (3.98%) .NET Software Engineer
13 26 (3.98%) C# Software Developer
13 26 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
14 22 (3.36%) SQL Developer
15 21 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
16 20 (3.06%) Lead Developer
17 18 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (67.13%) .NET
2 195 (29.82%) React
3 177 (27.06%) AngularJS
4 172 (26.30%) .NET Core
5 114 (17.43%) ASP.NET
6 107 (16.36%) CSS
7 100 (15.29%) Vue.js
8 98 (14.98%) HTML
9 91 (13.91%) .NET Framework
10 64 (9.79%) Web Services
11 51 (7.80%) jQuery
12 45 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 45 (6.88%) Node.js
13 39 (5.96%) Entity Framework
14 38 (5.81%) WPF
15 37 (5.66%) RESTful
16 36 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 35 (5.35%) XML
18 31 (4.74%) REST
19 30 (4.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (3.82%) User Experience
4 17 (2.60%) Legacy Systems
5 14 (2.14%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.99%) Legacy Applications
7 11 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
7 11 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.07%) Cloud Native
8 7 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.92%) Private Cloud
9 6 (0.92%) Tandem
10 5 (0.76%) FMCG
11 4 (0.61%) Blog
11 4 (0.61%) SCADA
11 4 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
11 4 (0.61%) Wiki
12 3 (0.46%) Online Gambling
12 3 (0.46%) Robotics
12 3 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (4.43%) Windows
2 18 (2.75%) Linux
3 16 (2.45%) Android
3 16 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.31%) Unix
4 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (54.13%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (41.59%) Software Engineering
3 185 (28.29%) DevOps
4 149 (22.78%) TDD
5 146 (22.32%) MVC
6 101 (15.44%) Microservices
7 94 (14.37%) Full Stack Development
8 92 (14.07%) OOP
9 91 (13.91%) SOLID
10 88 (13.46%) Test Automation
11 84 (12.84%) OO
12 82 (12.54%) Mentoring
13 72 (11.01%) Scrum
14 57 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
16 53 (8.10%) Software Testing
17 51 (7.80%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 47 (7.19%) Unit Testing
19 44 (6.73%) Fintech
20 43 (6.57%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 345 (52.75%) JavaScript
2 239 (36.54%) SQL
3 148 (22.63%) Java
4 138 (21.10%) Python
5 107 (16.36%) C++
6 86 (13.15%) Go
7 81 (12.39%) TypeScript
8 66 (10.09%) Kotlin
8 66 (10.09%) Scala
9 64 (9.79%) T-SQL
10 49 (7.49%) Ruby
11 37 (5.66%) PowerShell
12 34 (5.20%) PHP
13 23 (3.52%) VB
14 18 (2.75%) VB.NET
15 16 (2.45%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.83%) Apple Swift
16 12 (1.83%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.68%) Groovy
17 11 (1.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (7.03%) Degree
2 22 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.46%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) ISEB
7 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.67%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.15%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.15%) GDPR
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 138 (21.10%) Docker
2 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 129 (19.72%) Kubernetes
2 102 (15.60%) Terraform
3 34 (5.20%) Ansible
4 17 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (2.60%) Puppet
5 16 (2.45%) Grafana
6 14 (2.14%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.31%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.31%) Control-M
7 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.15%) Consul
8 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.15%) Nessus
8 1 (0.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 86 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 17 (2.60%) Oracle
3 13 (1.99%) Google
4 11 (1.68%) New Relic
4 11 (1.68%) SaltStack
5 9 (1.38%) SAP
6 8 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.76%) Databricks
7 5 (0.76%) Xamarin
8 4 (0.61%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.61%) TOWER Software
8 4 (0.61%) VMware
9 3 (0.46%) ABBYY
9 3 (0.46%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.46%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.46%) Sun
10 2 (0.31%) Dell
10 2 (0.31%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.31%) HP
10 2 (0.31%) SYSPRO