Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,028 1,578 2,359
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 18.09% 14.92% 18.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.37% 29.88% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 927 1,409 2,297
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 3,081 5,282 7,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.20% 49.95% 57.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,596 4,102 6,125
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +1 652 £50,000 +5.26% 120
Cheshire 0 273 £45,000 - 35
Lancashire +1 50 £44,000 +19.73% 16
Merseyside -16 36 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Cumbria -15 10 £40,000 +23.08% 6
C#
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 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#.

1 865 (84.14%) .NET
2 478 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
3 465 (45.23%) JavaScript
4 372 (36.19%) SQL Server
5 359 (34.92%) ASP.NET
6 352 (34.24%) SQL
7 345 (33.56%) Azure
8 342 (33.27%) MVC
9 303 (29.47%) HTML
10 288 (28.02%) CSS
11 285 (27.72%) AngularJS
12 282 (27.43%) .NET Core
13 250 (24.32%) Microsoft
14 228 (22.18%) Software Engineering
15 208 (20.23%) ASP.NET Web API
16 201 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 177 (17.22%) .NET Framework
17 177 (17.22%) DevOps
18 164 (15.95%) React
19 163 (15.86%) Finance
20 148 (14.40%) TDD
20 148 (14.40%) Microservices
21 141 (13.72%) Java
22 136 (13.23%) AWS
23 125 (12.16%) Degree
24 119 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
25 117 (11.38%) Test Automation
26 109 (10.60%) Scrum
27 107 (10.41%) Entity Framework
27 107 (10.41%) Greenfield Project

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 28 (2.72%) CMS
1 28 (2.72%) IIS
2 19 (1.85%) Umbraco
3 12 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (1.07%) Apache
4 11 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (0.88%) Mule
6 8 (0.78%) nginx
6 8 (0.78%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.58%) Sitefinity
8 5 (0.49%) Confluence
9 4 (0.39%) Drupal
9 4 (0.39%) SilverStripe
9 4 (0.39%) WordPress
10 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.097%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.097%) Mendix
11 1 (0.097%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (0.58%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.097%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.78%) SDL Web 8
3 5 (0.49%) Magento
4 4 (0.39%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.097%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.097%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 345 (33.56%) Azure
2 136 (13.23%) AWS
3 50 (4.86%) GitHub
4 25 (2.43%) GCP
4 25 (2.43%) Serverless
5 16 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
6 12 (1.17%) SaaS
7 8 (0.78%) npm
7 8 (0.78%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.58%) Office 365
9 5 (0.49%) Logic Apps
10 4 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.39%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.39%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.29%) Slack
11 3 (0.29%) Twilio
12 1 (0.097%) Google Play
12 1 (0.097%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.36%) Internet
3 12 (1.17%) Bluetooth
3 12 (1.17%) LTE
3 12 (1.17%) MQTT
3 12 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
3 12 (1.17%) Wireless
4 11 (1.07%) HTTP
5 9 (0.88%) Skype
6 5 (0.49%) AMQP
7 4 (0.39%) Intranet
8 3 (0.29%) DNS
8 3 (0.29%) Firewall
9 2 (0.19%) LAN
9 2 (0.19%) WAN
10 1 (0.097%) RFID
10 1 (0.097%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (36.19%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.57%) NoSQL
3 44 (4.28%) Relational Database
4 34 (3.31%) MySQL
5 30 (2.92%) MongoDB
6 25 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.17%) Cosmos DB
9 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.68%) Big Data
12 6 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.49%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.49%) RavenDB
13 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (0.49%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 103 (10.02%) Git (software)
2 83 (8.07%) Selenium
3 72 (7.00%) Visual Studio
4 70 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (6.52%) JIRA
6 50 (4.86%) NUnit
7 46 (4.47%) WebDriver
8 42 (4.09%) Jenkins
9 27 (2.63%) TeamCity
10 25 (2.43%) Maven
11 24 (2.33%) Bitbucket
11 24 (2.33%) Cucumber
12 21 (2.04%) SoapUI
13 20 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
13 20 (1.95%) SpecFlow
14 17 (1.65%) Eclipse
15 16 (1.56%) JUnit
15 16 (1.56%) TestNG
16 15 (1.46%) Hudson
17 12 (1.17%) GCC
General
1 163 (15.86%) Finance
2 34 (3.31%) Retail
3 30 (2.92%) Law
4 23 (2.24%) Games
5 22 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.14%) Public Sector
6 19 (1.85%) Automotive
7 15 (1.46%) Marketing
8 13 (1.26%) Banking
9 12 (1.17%) Electronics
9 12 (1.17%) Legal
10 11 (1.07%) Local Government
11 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.97%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.78%) Back Office
14 5 (0.49%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.49%) Military
15 3 (0.29%) Advertising
15 3 (0.29%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 680 (66.15%) Developer
2 296 (28.79%) .NET Developer
3 262 (25.49%) C# Developer
4 234 (22.76%) Software Developer
5 152 (14.79%) Senior Developer
6 137 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 132 (12.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 75 (7.30%) C# Software Developer
8 75 (7.30%) Senior .NET Developer
9 64 (6.23%) .NET Software Developer
10 61 (5.93%) Architect
11 55 (5.35%) Senior C# Developer
11 55 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
12 53 (5.16%) Senior Software Engineer
13 48 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
14 45 (4.38%) .NET Software Engineer
14 45 (4.38%) Junior
15 43 (4.18%) Lead Developer
16 40 (3.89%) C# Software Engineer
17 35 (3.40%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 865 (84.14%) .NET
2 359 (34.92%) ASP.NET
3 303 (29.47%) HTML
4 288 (28.02%) CSS
5 285 (27.72%) AngularJS
6 282 (27.43%) .NET Core
7 208 (20.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 201 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 177 (17.22%) .NET Framework
10 164 (15.95%) React
11 107 (10.41%) Entity Framework
12 99 (9.63%) jQuery
13 98 (9.53%) REST
14 90 (8.75%) HTML5
14 90 (8.75%) Web Services
15 77 (7.49%) Node.js
16 70 (6.81%) WCF
17 69 (6.71%) JSON
18 57 (5.54%) RESTful
19 53 (5.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.41%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 55 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.33%) User Experience
7 23 (2.24%) Cloud Native
8 16 (1.56%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.36%) NHS
10 13 (1.26%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.17%) Internet of Things
12 10 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.88%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.78%) Blog
15 7 (0.68%) Public Cloud
16 6 (0.58%) N-Tier
17 5 (0.49%) Social Media
18 4 (0.39%) CMDB
18 4 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.18%) Windows
2 32 (3.11%) Linux
3 25 (2.43%) Android
3 25 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 9 (0.88%) CentOS
5 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.39%) Unix
5 4 (0.39%) VMS
6 2 (0.19%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.097%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (33.27%) MVC
3 228 (22.18%) Software Engineering
4 177 (17.22%) DevOps
5 148 (14.40%) Microservices
5 148 (14.40%) TDD
6 119 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
7 117 (11.38%) Test Automation
8 109 (10.60%) Scrum
9 97 (9.44%) OO
10 94 (9.14%) Unit Testing
11 91 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
12 82 (7.98%) SDLC
13 77 (7.49%) BDD
14 75 (7.30%) Web Development
15 74 (7.20%) Mentoring
16 60 (5.84%) Computer Science
17 47 (4.57%) OOP
18 42 (4.09%) Fintech
19 40 (3.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 465 (45.23%) JavaScript
2 352 (34.24%) SQL
3 141 (13.72%) Java
4 96 (9.34%) Python
5 80 (7.78%) TypeScript
6 71 (6.91%) C++
7 62 (6.03%) VB.NET
8 52 (5.06%) C
9 42 (4.09%) T-SQL
10 31 (3.02%) PHP
11 30 (2.92%) VB
12 24 (2.33%) Ruby
13 18 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.56%) VB6
15 15 (1.46%) ES6
16 13 (1.26%) Go
16 13 (1.26%) VBScript
17 12 (1.17%) Embedded C
18 9 (0.88%) XAML
19 8 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 125 (12.16%) Degree
2 21 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 19 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
4 18 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.78%) DBS Check
7 8 (0.78%) MCSD
8 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.39%) MCPD
9 2 (0.19%) CISSP
9 2 (0.19%) MCAD
10 1 (0.097%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.74%) QA
2 19 (1.85%) GDPR
3 13 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.097%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.097%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (7.10%) Docker
2 12 (1.17%) Firmware
3 5 (0.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.39%) vSphere
4 4 (0.39%) Xen
5 3 (0.29%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.26%) Puppet
2 13 (1.26%) Terraform
3 12 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.58%) SCCM
5 5 (0.49%) Ansible
5 5 (0.49%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.39%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (0.39%) vCenter Server
7 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.097%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.097%) Kibana
8 1 (0.097%) Packer
Vendors
1 250 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 38 (3.70%) Xamarin
3 24 (2.33%) Google
4 20 (1.95%) Oracle
4 20 (1.95%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.85%) webMethods
6 13 (1.26%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.26%) IBM
7 12 (1.17%) TOWER Software
8 10 (0.97%) SAP
9 9 (0.88%) New Relic
10 8 (0.78%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.58%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.58%) VMware
12 4 (0.39%) DevExpress
12 4 (0.39%) Micro Focus
12 4 (0.39%) Sage
12 4 (0.39%) Telerik
12 4 (0.39%) Zend