Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,647 2,435 2,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.11% 18.87% 20.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.69% 32.15% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,410 2,182 2,312
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,125 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,198 7,575 7,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.85% 58.70% 58.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,147 6,360 6,203
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,600 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for C# in the North West

C#
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for C# in the North West

C#
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the North West over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for C# in the North West

C#
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Manchester -1 1,076 £50,000 +11.11% 171
Cheshire -3 331 £42,500 - 105
Lancashire -7 133 £36,000 -4.00% 45
Merseyside 0 98 £36,500 -8.75% 31
Cumbria +11 8 £32,500 -23.53%
C#
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for C#.

1 1,283 (77.90%) .NET
2 841 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
3 762 (46.27%) SQL Server
4 755 (45.84%) ASP.NET
5 734 (44.57%) MVC
6 702 (42.62%) JavaScript
7 567 (34.43%) SQL
8 534 (32.42%) HTML
9 481 (29.20%) AngularJS
10 474 (28.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 471 (28.60%) CSS
12 448 (27.20%) Microsoft
13 379 (23.01%) Microsoft Azure
14 315 (19.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 309 (18.76%) Software Engineering
16 303 (18.40%) Scrum
17 293 (17.79%) TDD
18 289 (17.55%) Java
19 264 (16.03%) .NET Framework
20 257 (15.60%) Finance
21 233 (14.15%) OO
22 230 (13.96%) .NET Core
23 227 (13.78%) RESTful
24 225 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
25 213 (12.93%) jQuery
26 210 (12.75%) C++
27 206 (12.51%) Git (software)
28 197 (11.96%) Web Services
29 184 (11.17%) T-SQL
30 182 (11.05%) Degree

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 36 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
2 27 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (1.15%) Umbraco
4 15 (0.91%) CMS
5 13 (0.79%) SharePoint
6 10 (0.61%) IIS
7 9 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.43%) NServiceBus
8 7 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.36%) Confluence
10 4 (0.24%) JBoss
11 3 (0.18%) nginx
11 3 (0.18%) WordPress
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.12%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.12%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.12%) OpenROAD
12 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 38 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.061%) Magento
5 1 (0.061%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 379 (23.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 155 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (1.94%) Dynamics 365
3 32 (1.94%) SaaS
4 30 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 29 (1.76%) Serverless
6 18 (1.09%) GitHub
7 14 (0.85%) Azure Functions
7 14 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (0.85%) Google Play
8 11 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.49%) IaaS
9 8 (0.49%) Office 365
10 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.36%) PaaS
11 5 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.24%) npm
13 3 (0.18%) BrowserStack
14 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.12%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.43%) Broadband
2 53 (3.22%) Internet
3 10 (0.61%) Bluetooth
4 8 (0.49%) HTTP
5 7 (0.43%) Hyperconnected
6 6 (0.36%) RFID
7 5 (0.30%) Firewall
8 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.18%) LAN
9 3 (0.18%) WAN
10 2 (0.12%) ATM
10 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.12%) Intranet
10 2 (0.12%) LLU
10 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.061%) RS-232
11 1 (0.061%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 762 (46.27%) SQL Server
2 159 (9.65%) SQL Server 2016
3 124 (7.53%) NoSQL
4 111 (6.74%) Relational Database
5 77 (4.68%) MongoDB
6 73 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 56 (3.40%) RDBMS
9 46 (2.79%) MySQL
10 35 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (1.76%) RavenDB
12 24 (1.46%) Big Data
12 24 (1.46%) Power BI
12 24 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 24 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
14 22 (1.34%) Redis
15 19 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
16 15 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 206 (12.51%) Git (software)
2 142 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 132 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 72 (4.37%) Selenium
5 71 (4.31%) TeamCity
6 69 (4.19%) JIRA
7 61 (3.70%) NUnit
8 54 (3.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 49 (2.98%) WebDriver
10 43 (2.61%) MSTest
11 41 (2.49%) SoapUI
12 38 (2.31%) Jenkins
13 28 (1.70%) Grunt
14 25 (1.52%) gulp
15 20 (1.21%) Maven
16 17 (1.03%) Subversion
17 16 (0.97%) Mercurial
18 14 (0.85%) webpack
19 13 (0.79%) Cucumber
19 13 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 257 (15.60%) Finance
2 81 (4.92%) Games
3 62 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 54 (3.28%) Marketing
5 46 (2.79%) Retail
6 38 (2.31%) Advertising
7 30 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.76%) Banking
9 22 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (0.97%) Electronics
11 11 (0.67%) Publishing
12 9 (0.55%) Automotive
13 8 (0.49%) Legal
14 6 (0.36%) Back Office
14 6 (0.36%) Law
15 5 (0.30%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.12%) Billing
17 1 (0.061%) Local Government
17 1 (0.061%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.061%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,197 (72.68%) Developer
2 638 (38.74%) .NET Developer
3 560 (34.00%) C# Developer
4 335 (20.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 263 (15.97%) Software Developer
6 208 (12.63%) Senior Developer
7 145 (8.80%) Software Engineer
8 127 (7.71%) C# Software Developer
9 124 (7.53%) Senior .NET Developer
10 104 (6.31%) ASP.NET Developer
11 103 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
11 103 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
12 99 (6.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 88 (5.34%) Full Stack Developer
14 71 (4.31%) Graduate
15 69 (4.19%) Agile Developer
16 66 (4.01%) Agile C# Developer
16 66 (4.01%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 65 (3.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 64 (3.89%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,283 (77.90%) .NET
2 755 (45.84%) ASP.NET
3 534 (32.42%) HTML
4 481 (29.20%) AngularJS
5 474 (28.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 471 (28.60%) CSS
7 315 (19.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 264 (16.03%) .NET Framework
9 230 (13.96%) .NET Core
10 227 (13.78%) RESTful
11 213 (12.93%) jQuery
12 197 (11.96%) Web Services
13 175 (10.63%) WCF
14 140 (8.50%) XML
15 136 (8.26%) React
16 128 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 122 (7.41%) WPF
18 117 (7.10%) Entity Framework
19 114 (6.92%) HTML5
20 111 (6.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 180 (10.93%) Greenfield Project
2 140 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (6.86%) Fintech
4 82 (4.98%) User Experience
5 72 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
6 60 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 54 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
8 51 (3.10%) Mobile App
9 34 (2.06%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.34%) Life Science
11 17 (1.03%) Derivative
11 17 (1.03%) PMI
12 15 (0.91%) iPhone
13 14 (0.85%) BBC
13 14 (0.85%) Social Media
13 14 (0.85%) Social Network
14 13 (0.79%) N-Tier
14 13 (0.79%) Tandem
15 12 (0.73%) Blog
15 12 (0.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 126 (7.65%) Windows
2 52 (3.16%) Android
2 52 (3.16%) Linux
3 24 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.61%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.18%) Unix
6 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.061%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.061%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 734 (44.57%) MVC
3 309 (18.76%) Software Engineering
4 303 (18.40%) Scrum
5 293 (17.79%) TDD
6 233 (14.15%) OO
7 225 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
8 172 (10.44%) SDLC
9 170 (10.32%) Web Application Development
10 169 (10.26%) DevOps
11 163 (9.90%) Test Automation
12 161 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
13 159 (9.65%) BDD
14 148 (8.99%) Web Development
15 137 (8.32%) Kanban
16 120 (7.29%) Dependency Injection
17 110 (6.68%) OOP
18 108 (6.56%) Mentoring
19 107 (6.50%) Computer Science
19 107 (6.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 702 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 567 (34.43%) SQL
3 289 (17.55%) Java
4 210 (12.75%) C++
5 184 (11.17%) T-SQL
6 172 (10.44%) Python
7 86 (5.22%) Ruby
8 85 (5.16%) TypeScript
9 77 (4.68%) VB.NET
10 59 (3.58%) C
11 45 (2.73%) PHP
12 39 (2.37%) PL/SQL
13 34 (2.06%) R
14 30 (1.82%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.03%) VB
16 14 (0.85%) ES6
16 14 (0.85%) X++
17 13 (0.79%) Apple Swift
17 13 (0.79%) Kotlin
17 13 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 182 (11.05%) Degree
2 30 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 22 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 17 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.61%) Master's Degree
7 8 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (0.43%) PhD
9 5 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (0.30%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.30%) MCP
9 5 (0.30%) MCSD
9 5 (0.30%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.18%) ISEB
10 3 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.12%) HND
11 2 (0.12%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.061%) GPEN
12 1 (0.061%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.31%) QA
2 9 (0.55%) GDPR
3 6 (0.36%) ISO 13485
3 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.18%) PMO
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.12%) SLA
6 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.061%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 66 (4.01%) Docker
2 6 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.061%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (2.06%) Ansible
2 30 (1.82%) Salt
3 23 (1.40%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.55%) CA Service Virtualization
5 7 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.36%) Mesos
7 4 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.18%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.18%) Puppet
9 1 (0.061%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.061%) Consul
9 1 (0.061%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.061%) Rancher
9 1 (0.061%) SCOM
9 1 (0.061%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 448 (27.20%) Microsoft
2 40 (2.43%) Facebook
2 40 (2.43%) Google
3 36 (2.19%) Oracle
4 34 (2.06%) Pega
5 23 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (1.21%) IBM
7 18 (1.09%) Xamarin
8 14 (0.85%) Apple
8 14 (0.85%) Sony
8 14 (0.85%) Twitter
8 14 (0.85%) Yahoo!
9 13 (0.79%) CA
9 13 (0.79%) Sitecore
10 11 (0.67%) YouTube
11 10 (0.61%) HP
12 9 (0.55%) SAP
13 6 (0.36%) TIBCO
13 6 (0.36%) VMware
13 6 (0.36%) WorldPay