Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 2365 2372 2331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.56% 19.47% 17.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.00% 35.08% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2149 2203 2129
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £26,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 7166 6762 6745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.23% 55.50% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5991 5856 5772
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,125 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 1508 £42,500 +6.25% 121
Cheshire -3 535 £40,000 +9.59% 37
Lancashire +4 179 £35,000 -6.67% 15
Merseyside -1 119 £37,500 - 8
Cumbria +6 17 £42,500 -5.56% 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for C#.

1 2045 (86.47%) .NET
2 1431 (60.51%) ASP.NET
3 1316 (55.64%) MVC
4 1254 (53.02%) Agile Software Development
5 1229 (51.97%) SQL Server
6 989 (41.82%) JavaScript
7 892 (37.72%) SQL
8 821 (34.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 819 (34.63%) HTML
10 758 (32.05%) CSS
11 592 (25.03%) TDD
12 582 (24.61%) AngularJS
13 567 (23.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 551 (23.30%) .NET Framework
15 549 (23.21%) Microsoft
16 534 (22.58%) jQuery
17 494 (20.89%) Web Services
18 463 (19.58%) WCF
19 402 (17.00%) Scrum
20 355 (15.01%) Entity Framework
21 345 (14.59%) Finance
22 336 (14.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 331 (14.00%) RESTful
24 330 (13.95%) Web Development
25 324 (13.70%) Web Application Development
26 306 (12.94%) BDD
27 304 (12.85%) Software Engineering
27 304 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
28 301 (12.73%) OO
28 301 (12.73%) HTML5

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 91 (3.85%) CMS
2 64 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
3 61 (2.58%) Umbraco
4 47 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 40 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 33 (1.40%) Apache
7 32 (1.35%) EPiServer
8 26 (1.10%) Apache Spark
9 20 (0.85%) IIS
10 15 (0.63%) NServiceBus
11 14 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.47%) Sitefinity
13 10 (0.42%) Drupal
14 8 (0.34%) WordPress
15 7 (0.30%) Confluence
15 7 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.25%) nginx
17 5 (0.21%) ColdFusion
17 5 (0.21%) Kentico
17 5 (0.21%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 23 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
4 7 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.085%) SPSS
8 1 (0.042%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 29 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
4 2 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.085%) Magento
5 1 (0.042%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.042%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.042%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.042%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.042%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.042%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.042%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 280 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (2.54%) SaaS
4 41 (1.73%) GitHub
5 29 (1.23%) Google Play
6 20 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (0.38%) npm
9 8 (0.34%) Office 365
10 7 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.25%) PaaS
11 6 (0.25%) Serverless
12 5 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.21%) Trello
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.86%) HTTP
2 37 (1.56%) Internet
3 12 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.47%) Ethernet
4 11 (0.47%) SMS
5 10 (0.42%) Wireless
6 9 (0.38%) Bluetooth
7 8 (0.34%) Intranet
8 7 (0.30%) RS-232
8 7 (0.30%) WinSCP
9 6 (0.25%) SSL
10 4 (0.17%) Broadband
10 4 (0.17%) LLU
11 3 (0.13%) Firewall
11 3 (0.13%) FTP
11 3 (0.13%) WAN
12 2 (0.085%) AMQP
13 1 (0.042%) MPLS
13 1 (0.042%) PuTTY
13 1 (0.042%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1229 (51.97%) SQL Server
2 170 (7.19%) NoSQL
3 167 (7.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 163 (6.89%) SQL Server 2016
5 133 (5.62%) MongoDB
6 113 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 110 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 98 (4.14%) MySQL
9 79 (3.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 49 (2.07%) Big Data
12 44 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 35 (1.48%) RDBMS
14 32 (1.35%) RavenDB
15 29 (1.23%) Hadoop
16 25 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
17 24 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 23 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
19 21 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
20 20 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 275 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 260 (10.99%) Visual Studio
3 153 (6.47%) Selenium
4 145 (6.13%) TeamCity
5 138 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 103 (4.36%) Subversion
7 100 (4.23%) NUnit
8 79 (3.34%) Jenkins
9 72 (3.04%) Cucumber
10 70 (2.96%) JIRA
11 62 (2.62%) MSTest
12 55 (2.33%) WebDriver
13 38 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 31 (1.31%) SpecFlow
15 22 (0.93%) JMeter
16 20 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
17 19 (0.80%) ReSharper
18 16 (0.68%) CruiseControl
18 16 (0.68%) SonarQube
19 14 (0.59%) NuGet
General
1 345 (14.59%) Finance
2 137 (5.79%) Games
3 106 (4.48%) Marketing
4 100 (4.23%) Retail
5 74 (3.13%) Advertising
6 72 (3.04%) Manufacturing
7 44 (1.86%) Law
8 41 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.48%) Back Office
10 30 (1.27%) Electronics
11 19 (0.80%) Banking
11 19 (0.80%) Music Industry
12 18 (0.76%) Legal
13 15 (0.63%) Automotive
14 9 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 8 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.21%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.17%) Publishing
18 3 (0.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1817 (76.83%) Developer
2 1188 (50.23%) .NET Developer
3 825 (34.88%) C# Developer
4 624 (26.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 354 (14.97%) Software Developer
6 336 (14.21%) ASP.NET Developer
7 318 (13.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 247 (10.44%) Senior Developer
9 211 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 210 (8.88%) .NET Software Developer
11 201 (8.50%) C# Software Developer
12 151 (6.38%) Software Engineer
13 143 (6.05%) Senior .NET Developer
14 119 (5.03%) Junior
15 107 (4.52%) Junior Developer
16 102 (4.31%) Senior C# Developer
17 101 (4.27%) Web Developer
18 96 (4.06%) Graduate
19 92 (3.89%) SQL Developer
20 84 (3.55%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2045 (86.47%) .NET
2 1431 (60.51%) ASP.NET
3 821 (34.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 819 (34.63%) HTML
5 758 (32.05%) CSS
6 582 (24.61%) AngularJS
7 567 (23.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 551 (23.30%) .NET Framework
9 534 (22.58%) jQuery
10 494 (20.89%) Web Services
11 463 (19.58%) WCF
12 355 (15.01%) Entity Framework
13 336 (14.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 331 (14.00%) RESTful
15 304 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 301 (12.73%) HTML5
17 272 (11.50%) Node.js
18 240 (10.15%) XML
19 216 (9.13%) KnockoutJS
20 197 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 150 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 123 (5.20%) Greenfield Project
4 112 (4.74%) Mobile App
5 88 (3.72%) N-Tier
6 83 (3.51%) iPad
7 79 (3.34%) Fintech
8 62 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
9 57 (2.41%) User Experience
10 42 (1.78%) Data Structures
11 36 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 35 (1.48%) iPhone
13 23 (0.97%) Social Network
14 16 (0.68%) Blog
14 16 (0.68%) Digital Media
14 16 (0.68%) Life Science
15 14 (0.59%) Driving Licence
16 13 (0.55%) Digital TV
17 12 (0.51%) Algorithms
18 10 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 197 (8.33%) Windows
2 107 (4.52%) Android
3 59 (2.49%) Apple iOS
4 55 (2.33%) Linux
5 22 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 12 (0.51%) Windows XP
7 10 (0.42%) Unix
8 7 (0.30%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (0.17%) Debian
9 4 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.085%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.085%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.085%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.042%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1316 (55.64%) MVC
2 1254 (53.02%) Agile Software Development
3 592 (25.03%) TDD
4 402 (17.00%) Scrum
5 330 (13.95%) Web Development
6 324 (13.70%) Web Application Development
7 306 (12.94%) BDD
8 304 (12.85%) Software Engineering
9 301 (12.73%) OO
10 273 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 253 (10.70%) Continuous Integration
12 211 (8.92%) SDLC
13 205 (8.67%) Dependency Injection
14 161 (6.81%) OOP
15 154 (6.51%) Kanban
16 149 (6.30%) SOLID
17 134 (5.67%) Unit Testing
18 113 (4.78%) SOA
19 108 (4.57%) Mentoring
20 97 (4.10%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 989 (41.82%) JavaScript
2 892 (37.72%) SQL
3 290 (12.26%) Java
4 215 (9.09%) Ruby
5 193 (8.16%) VB.NET
6 191 (8.08%) T-SQL
7 146 (6.17%) C++
8 103 (4.36%) Python
9 90 (3.81%) TypeScript
10 75 (3.17%) C
11 72 (3.04%) PHP
12 71 (3.00%) VB
13 57 (2.41%) F#
14 39 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 30 (1.27%) Scala
16 29 (1.23%) Objective-C
17 28 (1.18%) VB6
18 24 (1.01%) XPath
19 22 (0.93%) Clojure
19 22 (0.93%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 283 (11.97%) Degree
2 49 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 21 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 20 (0.85%) ISEB
7 15 (0.63%) HND
8 14 (0.59%) MCP
9 12 (0.51%) Master's Degree
10 10 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 8 (0.34%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.21%) PhD
12 5 (0.21%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
14 3 (0.13%) CCNA
14 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.13%) MCSA
14 3 (0.13%) MCSE
14 3 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (4.36%) QA
2 28 (1.18%) SLA
3 6 (0.25%) ISO 13485
4 5 (0.21%) WAI
5 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.13%) PMO
7 2 (0.085%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.085%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.042%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.042%) HL7
8 1 (0.042%) TickIT
System Software
1 19 (0.80%) Docker
2 10 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.13%) Firmware
4 1 (0.042%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (2.33%) Kibana
2 26 (1.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 26 (1.10%) WSUS
3 9 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.30%) Puppet
5 6 (0.25%) Ansible
5 6 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.13%) Salt
7 3 (0.13%) SCCM
7 3 (0.13%) SCOM
7 3 (0.13%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.085%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.085%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.085%) Terraform
9 1 (0.042%) Nagios
9 1 (0.042%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.042%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.042%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 549 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 70 (2.96%) Google
3 57 (2.41%) Xamarin
4 55 (2.33%) Oracle
5 54 (2.28%) Facebook
6 51 (2.16%) Sitecore
7 39 (1.65%) SAP
8 20 (0.85%) Twitter
9 14 (0.59%) Capita
10 12 (0.51%) Adobe
10 12 (0.51%) IBM
11 9 (0.38%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.34%) Sybase
13 7 (0.30%) Castleton
13 7 (0.30%) Epicor
13 7 (0.30%) Telerik
14 6 (0.25%) DevExpress
14 6 (0.25%) HP
15 5 (0.21%) Cerner
15 5 (0.21%) hybris