Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,543 2,161 2,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.58% 17.72% 19.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.98% 31.98% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,275 1,940 2,341
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,324 6,758 7,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.32% 55.41% 57.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,089 5,685 6,450
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,238
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -4 872 £47,500 +5.56% 277
Cheshire +5 371 £42,500 - 113
Lancashire +1 175 £37,500 - 41
Merseyside -1 115 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Cumbria -1 8 £34,500 -23.33% 2
C#
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,196 (77.51%) .NET
2 744 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
3 605 (39.21%) JavaScript
4 583 (37.78%) SQL Server
5 577 (37.39%) MVC
6 570 (36.94%) ASP.NET
7 553 (35.84%) SQL
8 451 (29.23%) HTML
9 371 (24.04%) CSS
10 365 (23.66%) Microsoft
11 364 (23.59%) AngularJS
12 316 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
13 305 (19.77%) Software Engineering
14 294 (19.05%) Java
15 293 (18.99%) ASP.NET MVC
16 274 (17.76%) .NET Core
17 233 (15.10%) Degree
18 229 (14.84%) C++
19 226 (14.65%) Test Automation
20 223 (14.45%) jQuery
21 221 (14.32%) Scrum
22 220 (14.26%) .NET Framework
23 219 (14.19%) DevOps
24 212 (13.74%) Finance
25 210 (13.61%) TDD
26 209 (13.55%) Git (software)
27 199 (12.90%) Web Services
28 194 (12.57%) OO
29 189 (12.25%) SDLC
30 187 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API

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 59 (3.82%) Umbraco
2 38 (2.46%) CMS
3 31 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (1.62%) SharePoint
5 24 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 20 (1.30%) IIS
7 17 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (0.58%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.58%) JBoss
11 7 (0.45%) Confluence
11 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.39%) NServiceBus
13 5 (0.32%) Kentico
13 5 (0.32%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.26%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.19%) WordPress
16 2 (0.13%) EPiServer
17 1 (0.065%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.13%) FileZilla
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.065%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.065%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 42 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.32%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.065%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 316 (20.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 131 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (4.21%) SaaS
4 35 (2.27%) Serverless
5 25 (1.62%) Power Platform
6 19 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (0.91%) GitHub
9 10 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
10 9 (0.58%) IaaS
11 8 (0.52%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.45%) BlazeMeter
13 6 (0.39%) Asana
13 6 (0.39%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.32%) AWS CodePipeline
15 4 (0.26%) npm
15 4 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (7.00%) Broadband
2 8 (0.52%) Ethernet
3 7 (0.45%) HTTP
3 7 (0.45%) LLU
3 7 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.32%) Skype
5 4 (0.26%) Internet
6 3 (0.19%) FTP
7 2 (0.13%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.13%) Intranet
7 2 (0.13%) LAN
7 2 (0.13%) WAN
8 1 (0.065%) DHCP
8 1 (0.065%) DNS
8 1 (0.065%) Extranet
8 1 (0.065%) RFID
8 1 (0.065%) RS-232
8 1 (0.065%) SMTP
8 1 (0.065%) VPN
8 1 (0.065%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 583 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 91 (5.90%) Relational Database
3 87 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 80 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (3.56%) NoSQL
6 51 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 49 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
8 46 (2.98%) MySQL
9 37 (2.40%) RDBMS
10 33 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
11 25 (1.62%) Power BI
12 23 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 23 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 20 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.04%) QlikView
14 16 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 12 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 209 (13.55%) Git (software)
2 150 (9.72%) Visual Studio
3 104 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 89 (5.77%) Selenium
5 75 (4.86%) JIRA
6 51 (3.31%) SoapUI
7 44 (2.85%) TeamCity
8 37 (2.40%) WebDriver
9 36 (2.33%) Jenkins
10 30 (1.94%) IBM UrbanCode
10 30 (1.94%) SpecFlow
11 29 (1.88%) NUnit
11 29 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
12 26 (1.69%) gulp
13 24 (1.56%) Grunt
14 20 (1.30%) webpack
15 15 (0.97%) ReSharper
15 15 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
16 14 (0.91%) Mercurial
16 14 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 212 (13.74%) Finance
2 82 (5.31%) Telecoms
3 61 (3.95%) Banking
4 53 (3.43%) Marketing
5 47 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 44 (2.85%) Retail
7 32 (2.07%) Games
8 17 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (0.84%) Electronics
10 11 (0.71%) Legal
11 9 (0.58%) Automotive
12 7 (0.45%) Billing
13 6 (0.39%) Advertising
13 6 (0.39%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.32%) Law
14 5 (0.32%) Military
15 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.19%) Local Government
17 2 (0.13%) German Language
17 2 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,110 (71.94%) Developer
2 578 (37.46%) C# Developer
3 446 (28.90%) .NET Developer
4 293 (18.99%) Software Developer
5 292 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 233 (15.10%) Senior Developer
7 155 (10.05%) C# Software Developer
8 152 (9.85%) Software Engineer
9 130 (8.43%) Programmer
10 118 (7.65%) C# Programmer
11 107 (6.93%) Senior C# Developer
12 97 (6.29%) Senior .NET Developer
13 95 (6.16%) .NET Software Developer
14 85 (5.51%) Junior
15 78 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
16 74 (4.80%) Graduate
17 73 (4.73%) Junior Developer
18 68 (4.41%) Graduate Developer
19 67 (4.34%) ASP.NET Developer
20 66 (4.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,196 (77.51%) .NET
2 570 (36.94%) ASP.NET
3 451 (29.23%) HTML
4 371 (24.04%) CSS
5 364 (23.59%) AngularJS
6 293 (18.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 274 (17.76%) .NET Core
8 223 (14.45%) jQuery
9 220 (14.26%) .NET Framework
10 199 (12.90%) Web Services
11 187 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 157 (10.17%) REST
13 151 (9.79%) WCF
14 144 (9.33%) React
15 141 (9.14%) XML
16 108 (7.00%) RESTful
17 104 (6.74%) WPF
18 103 (6.68%) Entity Framework
19 101 (6.55%) SOAP
20 89 (5.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 101 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (6.03%) Greenfield Project
2 93 (6.03%) User Experience
3 53 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 52 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 52 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (3.18%) Algorithms
6 38 (2.46%) Data Structures
7 30 (1.94%) Robotics
8 26 (1.69%) Derivative
8 26 (1.69%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.23%) NHS
10 15 (0.97%) Management Information System
11 14 (0.91%) Client/Server
11 14 (0.91%) Life Science
12 11 (0.71%) Blog
13 10 (0.65%) Cloud Native
13 10 (0.65%) N-Tier
14 9 (0.58%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 98 (6.35%) Windows
2 56 (3.63%) Android
3 47 (3.05%) Linux
4 41 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.23%) Unix
6 16 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.065%) CentOS
11 1 (0.065%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.065%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.065%) VMS
11 1 (0.065%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (48.22%) Agile Software Development
2 577 (37.39%) MVC
3 305 (19.77%) Software Engineering
4 226 (14.65%) Test Automation
5 221 (14.32%) Scrum
6 219 (14.19%) DevOps
7 210 (13.61%) TDD
8 194 (12.57%) OO
9 189 (12.25%) SDLC
10 174 (11.28%) Problem-Solving
11 139 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
12 135 (8.75%) Unit Testing
13 128 (8.30%) Microservices
14 125 (8.10%) Mentoring
15 120 (7.78%) Computer Science
16 115 (7.45%) Web Development
17 112 (7.26%) OOP
18 110 (7.13%) CRM
19 101 (6.55%) Continuous Improvement
20 95 (6.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 605 (39.21%) JavaScript
2 553 (35.84%) SQL
3 294 (19.05%) Java
4 229 (14.84%) C++
5 162 (10.50%) Python
6 149 (9.66%) T-SQL
7 72 (4.67%) VB.NET
8 62 (4.02%) TypeScript
9 57 (3.69%) PHP
10 48 (3.11%) Ruby
11 44 (2.85%) PowerShell
12 41 (2.66%) R
13 39 (2.53%) VBA
14 35 (2.27%) C
15 30 (1.94%) VB
16 27 (1.75%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.91%) VB6
18 11 (0.71%) Apex Code
19 9 (0.58%) ES6
19 9 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 233 (15.10%) Degree
2 49 (3.18%) ISTQB
3 32 (2.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 20 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.71%) Security Cleared
6 9 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.52%) ISEB
7 8 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.45%) HND
9 5 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (0.32%) MCSD
10 4 (0.26%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.26%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.19%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.13%) MCSE
13 1 (0.065%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (5.90%) QA
2 18 (1.17%) GDPR
3 6 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.26%) PMO
5 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) SLA
7 1 (0.065%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.065%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.065%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (4.93%) Docker
2 30 (1.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.13%) Firmware
6 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (1.94%) Tivoli
2 24 (1.56%) CA Service Virtualization
3 19 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 15 (0.97%) Ansible
5 9 (0.58%) Salt
6 6 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.13%) Kibana
9 2 (0.13%) logstash
9 2 (0.13%) MIIS
9 2 (0.13%) Puppet
10 1 (0.065%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.065%) Consul
10 1 (0.065%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.065%) SCOM
10 1 (0.065%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.065%) Terraform
Vendors
1 365 (23.66%) Microsoft
2 70 (4.54%) Pega
3 53 (3.43%) Salesforce.com
4 48 (3.11%) Oracle
5 47 (3.05%) IBM
6 36 (2.33%) Xamarin
7 33 (2.14%) CA
8 28 (1.81%) Sage
9 25 (1.62%) Google
10 16 (1.04%) Sitecore
11 13 (0.84%) TIBCO
12 11 (0.71%) SAP
13 8 (0.52%) Databricks
14 7 (0.45%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.45%) HP
15 5 (0.32%) Informatica
15 5 (0.32%) Netezza
15 5 (0.32%) Nintex
16 3 (0.19%) JD Edwards
16 3 (0.19%) VMware