Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,426 1,561 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.63% 20.41% 17.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.93% 34.02% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,431 1,201
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,300 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £61,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 4,331 4,588 3,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.61% 59.99% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 4,004 3,052
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Manchester

C#
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for C# in Manchester

C#
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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
Altrincham +5 76 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Stockport +1 76 £38,750 -8.82% 7
Bolton -1 60 £37,500 -16.67% 21
Sale 0 33 £42,500 +25.93% 1
Wigan -4 29 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Salford +2 20 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Bury -2 19 £41,250 +37.50% 4
Rochdale +20 17 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Oldham +7 17 £37,000 +10.45% 2
Cheadle -11 5 £40,000 +17.65% 4
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C#.

1 1,164 (81.63%) .NET
2 839 (58.84%) Agile Software Development
3 745 (52.24%) ASP.NET
4 728 (51.05%) MVC
5 651 (45.65%) SQL Server
6 578 (40.53%) JavaScript
7 471 (33.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 469 (32.89%) SQL
9 410 (28.75%) TDD
10 405 (28.40%) CSS
11 381 (26.72%) HTML
12 362 (25.39%) Scrum
13 330 (23.14%) .NET Framework
13 330 (23.14%) AngularJS
14 312 (21.88%) WCF
15 290 (20.34%) Microsoft
16 281 (19.71%) ASP.NET Web API
17 276 (19.35%) Software Engineering
18 261 (18.30%) Finance
19 254 (17.81%) jQuery
20 240 (16.83%) BDD
21 235 (16.48%) RESTful
22 220 (15.43%) Web Services
23 214 (15.01%) OO
24 211 (14.80%) Java
25 207 (14.52%) Entity Framework
26 202 (14.17%) Web Application Development
27 186 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
28 185 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 185 (12.97%) Git (software)

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 43 (3.02%) CMS
2 40 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.33%) IIS
5 18 (1.26%) EPiServer
5 18 (1.26%) Umbraco
6 15 (1.05%) Apache Spark
7 14 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.56%) Confluence
10 4 (0.28%) SAS
11 3 (0.21%) Content Management Server
11 3 (0.21%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.14%) Apache
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.14%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.070%) Kentico
13 1 (0.070%) Predix
13 1 (0.070%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.070%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
4 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) SPSS
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.070%) InDesign
8 1 (0.070%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 44 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.14%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.14%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (0.14%) Magento
3 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.14%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.070%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.070%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.070%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 186 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.24%) Google Play
4 26 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
5 20 (1.40%) GitHub
6 13 (0.91%) Office 365
6 13 (0.91%) SaaS
7 7 (0.49%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 7 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.28%) npm
8 4 (0.28%) PaaS
8 4 (0.28%) Serverless
9 3 (0.21%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (0.21%) Slack
10 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.14%) Firebase
11 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.070%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.070%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.26%) Internet
2 14 (0.98%) Intranet
3 12 (0.84%) HTTP
4 7 (0.49%) Bluetooth
5 5 (0.35%) Broadband
5 5 (0.35%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.28%) LLU
6 4 (0.28%) WAN
6 4 (0.28%) WinSCP
7 3 (0.21%) Firewall
7 3 (0.21%) RFID
8 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.070%) AMQP
9 1 (0.070%) DNS
9 1 (0.070%) GoToMeeting
9 1 (0.070%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.070%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 156 (10.94%) SQL Server 2016
3 89 (6.24%) MongoDB
4 85 (5.96%) SQL Server 2014
5 74 (5.19%) NoSQL
6 70 (4.91%) MySQL
7 51 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 47 (3.30%) Big Data
9 44 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (2.52%) RavenDB
11 22 (1.54%) Hadoop
11 22 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (1.47%) Relational Database
13 17 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.77%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.56%) Power BI
17 6 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 185 (12.97%) Git (software)
2 132 (9.26%) Selenium
3 119 (8.35%) NUnit
4 107 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 98 (6.87%) TeamCity
6 84 (5.89%) Cucumber
7 72 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 66 (4.63%) MSTest
9 57 (4.00%) Jenkins
10 56 (3.93%) WebDriver
11 41 (2.88%) JIRA
12 39 (2.73%) Subversion
13 24 (1.68%) SoapUI
14 23 (1.61%) SpecFlow
15 18 (1.26%) Grunt
16 17 (1.19%) Moq
17 16 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
18 12 (0.84%) Jasmine
18 12 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 11 (0.77%) gulp
General
1 261 (18.30%) Finance
2 100 (7.01%) Retail
3 85 (5.96%) Games
4 84 (5.89%) Advertising
5 65 (4.56%) Marketing
6 55 (3.86%) Manufacturing
7 52 (3.65%) Telecoms
8 31 (2.17%) Electronics
9 22 (1.54%) Legal
10 19 (1.33%) Music Industry
11 17 (1.19%) Back Office
12 11 (0.77%) Automotive
13 7 (0.49%) Banking
13 7 (0.49%) Law
14 5 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.35%) Billing
15 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.14%) Military
17 1 (0.070%) Local Government
17 1 (0.070%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,001 (70.20%) Developer
2 659 (46.21%) .NET Developer
3 375 (26.30%) C# Developer
4 299 (20.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 198 (13.88%) Software Developer
6 185 (12.97%) Senior Developer
7 143 (10.03%) Software Engineer
8 127 (8.91%) ASP.NET Developer
9 122 (8.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 113 (7.92%) C# Software Developer
11 102 (7.15%) Senior .NET Developer
12 101 (7.08%) .NET Software Developer
13 89 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 76 (5.33%) SQL Developer
15 75 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
16 74 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
16 74 (5.19%) Tester
17 69 (4.84%) Junior
18 65 (4.56%) .NET Software Engineer
19 64 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,164 (81.63%) .NET
2 745 (52.24%) ASP.NET
3 471 (33.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 405 (28.40%) CSS
5 381 (26.72%) HTML
6 330 (23.14%) .NET Framework
6 330 (23.14%) AngularJS
7 312 (21.88%) WCF
8 281 (19.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 254 (17.81%) jQuery
10 235 (16.48%) RESTful
11 220 (15.43%) Web Services
12 207 (14.52%) Entity Framework
13 185 (12.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 163 (11.43%) WPF
15 160 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 140 (9.82%) Node.js
17 131 (9.19%) KnockoutJS
18 112 (7.85%) HTML5
19 96 (6.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 112 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (7.15%) Computer Science
3 87 (6.10%) Mobile App
4 68 (4.77%) Fintech
5 63 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
6 45 (3.16%) Social Network
7 40 (2.81%) iPhone
8 36 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.68%) User Experience
10 18 (1.26%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.05%) Life Science
11 15 (1.05%) NHS
12 14 (0.98%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.63%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.49%) Xbox
15 6 (0.42%) Robotics
16 4 (0.28%) Data Structures
16 4 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
16 4 (0.28%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 111 (7.78%) Windows
2 77 (5.40%) Android
3 35 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 21 (1.47%) Linux
5 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
5 5 (0.35%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.28%) Unix
7 1 (0.070%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.070%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.070%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 839 (58.84%) Agile Software Development
2 728 (51.05%) MVC
3 410 (28.75%) TDD
4 362 (25.39%) Scrum
5 276 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 240 (16.83%) BDD
7 214 (15.01%) OO
8 202 (14.17%) Web Application Development
9 182 (12.76%) Continuous Integration
10 168 (11.78%) Web Development
11 164 (11.50%) Test Automation
12 135 (9.47%) Kanban
13 134 (9.40%) Dependency Injection
13 134 (9.40%) SDLC
14 106 (7.43%) SOLID
15 92 (6.45%) E-Commerce
16 89 (6.24%) DevOps
17 87 (6.10%) OOP
18 86 (6.03%) Test Scripting
19 82 (5.75%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 578 (40.53%) JavaScript
2 469 (32.89%) SQL
3 211 (14.80%) Java
4 155 (10.87%) Ruby
5 150 (10.52%) T-SQL
6 126 (8.84%) C++
7 98 (6.87%) Python
8 67 (4.70%) TypeScript
8 67 (4.70%) VB.NET
9 49 (3.44%) C
10 44 (3.09%) PL/SQL
11 37 (2.59%) F#
12 36 (2.52%) PHP
13 18 (1.26%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.12%) Go
15 15 (1.05%) Objective-C
16 13 (0.91%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.77%) Apple Swift
17 11 (0.77%) R
18 9 (0.63%) X++
Qualifications
1 140 (9.82%) Degree
2 24 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.19%) ISEB
4 17 (1.19%) ISTQB
4 17 (1.19%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.56%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.42%) CCNA
6 6 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.42%) MCSA
6 6 (0.42%) MCSE
7 5 (0.35%) HNC
7 5 (0.35%) MCP
8 4 (0.28%) PhD
8 4 (0.28%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.14%) HND
11 1 (0.070%) CISSP
11 1 (0.070%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.96%) QA
2 10 (0.70%) SLA
3 7 (0.49%) GCP
3 7 (0.49%) ISO 13485
4 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.28%) PA-DSS
6 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.21%) PMO
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.070%) COBIT
8 1 (0.070%) GPG13
8 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.070%) TickIT
System Software
1 35 (2.45%) Docker
2 17 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.070%) Ceph
5 1 (0.070%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (2.52%) Kibana
2 28 (1.96%) Kubernetes
3 19 (1.33%) Ansible
4 10 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.70%) Puppet
5 2 (0.14%) Salt
5 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.070%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.070%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.070%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.070%) Nagios
6 1 (0.070%) Nessus
6 1 (0.070%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.070%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 290 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 77 (5.40%) Google
3 60 (4.21%) Capita
4 55 (3.86%) Oracle
5 47 (3.30%) SAP
6 46 (3.23%) Facebook
7 45 (3.16%) Xamarin
8 28 (1.96%) WorldPay
9 24 (1.68%) Sitecore
10 20 (1.40%) Twitter
11 9 (0.63%) JD Edwards
11 9 (0.63%) Sage
12 5 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.35%) VMware
13 4 (0.28%) Cisco
13 4 (0.28%) Epicor
13 4 (0.28%) Tableau
14 3 (0.21%) IBM
15 2 (0.14%) Infor
15 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com