Period
to 24 November 2020

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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 809 1,605 2,065
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 18.90% 16.40% 17.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.22% 31.61% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1,503 2,029
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £36,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,435 5,077 6,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.89% 51.88% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,216 4,089 5,137
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing C# as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C# in the North West.

Salary trend for C# in the North West

C#
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

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 24 November 2020. 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 0 549 £55,000 +14.58% 183
Cheshire -2 183 £50,000 +17.65% 40
Lancashire 0 41 £50,000 +25.00% 26
Merseyside -3 29 £45,000 -8.16% 30
Cumbria +8 1 £42,500 +21.43% 8
C#
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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#.

1 682 (84.30%) .NET
2 332 (41.04%) JavaScript
3 325 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
4 310 (38.32%) SQL
5 292 (36.09%) ASP.NET
6 291 (35.97%) MVC
7 286 (35.35%) .NET Core
8 252 (31.15%) SQL Server
9 247 (30.53%) Azure
10 213 (26.33%) AngularJS
10 213 (26.33%) HTML
11 190 (23.49%) CSS
12 185 (22.87%) Software Engineering
13 175 (21.63%) .NET Framework
14 170 (21.01%) DevOps
15 165 (20.40%) React
16 161 (19.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 153 (18.91%) Microsoft
18 148 (18.29%) Microservices
19 138 (17.06%) TDD
20 129 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
21 122 (15.08%) Finance
21 122 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
22 109 (13.47%) Web Development
23 105 (12.98%) OO
24 101 (12.48%) AWS
25 96 (11.87%) Docker
26 86 (10.63%) Git (software)
26 86 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
27 83 (10.26%) Entity Framework

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 19 (2.35%) CMS
2 16 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 13 (1.61%) IIS
5 11 (1.36%) nginx
6 8 (0.99%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.62%) JBoss
8 4 (0.49%) Apache
8 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.49%) WinCC
9 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.12%) Confluence
11 1 (0.12%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.12%) Liferay
11 1 (0.12%) Mule
11 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (1.98%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 247 (30.53%) Azure
2 101 (12.48%) AWS
3 26 (3.21%) GCP
4 18 (2.22%) Power Platform
5 17 (2.10%) GitHub
6 15 (1.85%) Serverless
7 12 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (1.36%) Logic Apps
9 10 (1.24%) NuGet
9 10 (1.24%) SaaS
10 9 (1.11%) Amazon ECS
11 6 (0.74%) npm
12 5 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
13 4 (0.49%) Twilio
14 3 (0.37%) PaaS
15 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.25%) BrowserStack
15 2 (0.25%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.87%) HTTP
2 4 (0.49%) Internet
2 4 (0.49%) RFID
3 3 (0.37%) AMQP
3 3 (0.37%) Skype
4 2 (0.25%) Network Security
4 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) 3G
5 1 (0.12%) 4G
5 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.12%) Intranet
5 1 (0.12%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 42 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 30 (3.71%) MySQL
5 16 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.85%) Power BI
6 15 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.11%) Redis
10 8 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.49%) QlikView
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.37%) Data Lake
14 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.25%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 86 (10.63%) Git (software)
2 66 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 60 (7.42%) Selenium
4 50 (6.18%) JIRA
5 35 (4.33%) TeamCity
6 26 (3.21%) Jenkins
7 24 (2.97%) NUnit
7 24 (2.97%) Protractor
8 23 (2.84%) SpecFlow
9 21 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (1.73%) MSTest
12 13 (1.61%) Subversion
13 12 (1.48%) Mercurial
14 10 (1.24%) GitLab
15 9 (1.11%) Moq
16 8 (0.99%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.99%) Cypress.io
16 8 (0.99%) GoCD
16 8 (0.99%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 122 (15.08%) Finance
2 18 (2.22%) Games
3 15 (1.85%) Law
3 15 (1.85%) Retail
4 14 (1.73%) Marketing
5 11 (1.36%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.11%) Banking
7 7 (0.87%) Electronics
8 6 (0.74%) Advertising
9 5 (0.62%) Back Office
9 5 (0.62%) Local Government
10 4 (0.49%) Legal
10 4 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.49%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.25%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 536 (66.25%) Developer
2 281 (34.73%) .NET Developer
3 186 (22.99%) C# Developer
4 176 (21.76%) Software Developer
5 127 (15.70%) Senior Developer
6 118 (14.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 101 (12.48%) Software Engineer
8 82 (10.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 77 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
10 59 (7.29%) .NET Software Developer
11 54 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
12 51 (6.30%) Architect
13 47 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
14 41 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
15 37 (4.57%) Web Developer
16 33 (4.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 32 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
18 27 (3.34%) C# Software Engineer
19 26 (3.21%) .NET Architect
19 26 (3.21%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (84.30%) .NET
2 292 (36.09%) ASP.NET
3 286 (35.35%) .NET Core
4 213 (26.33%) AngularJS
4 213 (26.33%) HTML
5 190 (23.49%) CSS
6 175 (21.63%) .NET Framework
7 165 (20.40%) React
8 161 (19.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 129 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 83 (10.26%) Entity Framework
11 75 (9.27%) REST
12 70 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 65 (8.03%) HTML5
14 59 (7.29%) Node.js
15 53 (6.55%) jQuery
15 53 (6.55%) Web Services
16 46 (5.69%) JSON
17 45 (5.56%) RESTful
17 45 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 122 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (3.58%) Mobile App
4 23 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.22%) User Experience
7 11 (1.36%) NHS
8 10 (1.24%) Blog
8 10 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 8 (0.99%) PlayStation
10 7 (0.87%) Cloud Native
10 7 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.62%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.62%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.62%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.49%) 3D Printing
12 4 (0.49%) SCADA
13 3 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 28 (3.46%) Windows
2 19 (2.35%) Linux
3 11 (1.36%) Android
3 11 (1.36%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.87%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.25%) CentOS
5 2 (0.25%) Fedora
5 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.25%) Unix
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (35.97%) MVC
3 185 (22.87%) Software Engineering
4 170 (21.01%) DevOps
5 148 (18.29%) Microservices
6 138 (17.06%) TDD
7 109 (13.47%) Web Development
8 105 (12.98%) OO
9 86 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
10 79 (9.77%) Test Automation
11 74 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
12 67 (8.28%) Mentoring
13 62 (7.66%) Unit Testing
14 59 (7.29%) Analytical Thinking
15 56 (6.92%) Innovative Thinking
15 56 (6.92%) OOP
16 54 (6.67%) SDLC
17 45 (5.56%) Scrum
18 44 (5.44%) SOLID
19 30 (3.71%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 332 (41.04%) JavaScript
2 310 (38.32%) SQL
3 67 (8.28%) Java
4 66 (8.16%) Python
5 59 (7.29%) TypeScript
6 38 (4.70%) C++
7 28 (3.46%) T-SQL
8 23 (2.84%) VB.NET
9 21 (2.60%) Ruby
10 17 (2.10%) Go
11 14 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.11%) Scala
12 9 (1.11%) VB
13 8 (0.99%) Kotlin
14 7 (0.87%) C
14 7 (0.87%) PHP
15 6 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.49%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (6.06%) Degree
2 22 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (2.35%) TOGAF Certification
4 10 (1.24%) PhD
5 8 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) MCPD
7 3 (0.37%) MCSD
7 3 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.69%) QA
2 6 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.25%) GAMP
4 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 96 (11.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (5.93%) Kubernetes
2 39 (4.82%) Ansible
3 25 (3.09%) Puppet
4 21 (2.60%) Terraform
5 3 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.37%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.25%) Grafana
6 2 (0.25%) Graylog
6 2 (0.25%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
7 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 153 (18.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (2.35%) Oracle
3 17 (2.10%) Xamarin
4 15 (1.85%) Google
5 10 (1.24%) SAP
6 8 (0.99%) TOWER Software
7 5 (0.62%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.37%) Splunk
8 3 (0.37%) webMethods
9 2 (0.25%) Perforce
9 2 (0.25%) Progress
9 2 (0.25%) VMware
10 1 (0.12%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.12%) Databricks
10 1 (0.12%) FactSet
10 1 (0.12%) GoCardless
10 1 (0.12%) New Relic
10 1 (0.12%) Sony
10 1 (0.12%) Telerik