Period
to 23 August 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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing C# 2550 2146 2274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.40% 18.53% 17.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.69% 34.64% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 1984 2077
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 7569 6196 6598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.59% 53.49% 51.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6408 5367 5588
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -2 1616 £42,500 +6.25% 115
Cheshire -1 560 £40,000 +14.29% 60
Lancashire +1 180 £35,000 - 22
Merseyside +2 165 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Cumbria +15 21 £45,000 +63.64% 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 2195 (86.08%) .NET
2 1506 (59.06%) ASP.NET
3 1392 (54.59%) MVC
4 1386 (54.35%) SQL Server
5 1309 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1089 (42.71%) JavaScript
7 1039 (40.75%) SQL
8 943 (36.98%) HTML
9 853 (33.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 845 (33.14%) CSS
11 641 (25.14%) Microsoft
12 637 (24.98%) TDD
13 626 (24.55%) jQuery
14 620 (24.31%) AngularJS
15 586 (22.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 561 (22.00%) .NET Framework
17 530 (20.78%) Web Services
18 457 (17.92%) WCF
19 402 (15.76%) Scrum
20 394 (15.45%) Web Development
21 381 (14.94%) Entity Framework
22 353 (13.84%) Finance
23 349 (13.69%) OO
23 349 (13.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 347 (13.61%) HTML5
25 342 (13.41%) Software Engineering
26 338 (13.25%) Java
27 332 (13.02%) Degree
28 328 (12.86%) Visual Studio
29 323 (12.67%) Web Application Development

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
1 110 (4.31%) CMS
2 87 (3.41%) Umbraco
3 61 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 58 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 52 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 41 (1.61%) Apache
7 34 (1.33%) EPiServer
8 30 (1.18%) Apache Spark
8 30 (1.18%) IIS
9 21 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (0.67%) NServiceBus
11 16 (0.63%) Sitefinity
12 15 (0.59%) Drupal
13 13 (0.51%) nginx
14 11 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.31%) WordPress
16 7 (0.27%) OpenEdge
17 6 (0.24%) Confluence
17 6 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
18 5 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.27%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 32 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.27%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.12%) Magento
5 2 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.078%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.039%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.039%) PlanetPress Connect
6 1 (0.039%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.039%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 303 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 196 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 81 (3.18%) SaaS
4 54 (2.12%) GitHub
5 27 (1.06%) Google Play
6 20 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
7 10 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.39%) Office 365
8 6 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 6 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.24%) PaaS
9 5 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 5 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.16%) Trello
11 3 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.43%) HTTP
2 53 (2.08%) Internet
3 23 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 21 (0.82%) Ethernet
5 15 (0.59%) RS-232
6 11 (0.43%) SMS
7 10 (0.39%) Wireless
8 9 (0.35%) FTP
8 9 (0.35%) SSL
9 8 (0.31%) Broadband
9 8 (0.31%) Intranet
10 7 (0.27%) WAN
11 6 (0.24%) LLU
12 5 (0.20%) Bluetooth
13 4 (0.16%) LAN
13 4 (0.16%) WinSCP
14 3 (0.12%) Firewall
15 2 (0.078%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.078%) iBeacon
15 2 (0.078%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1386 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 175 (6.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 170 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 146 (5.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 135 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 130 (5.10%) MongoDB
7 119 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 96 (3.76%) MySQL
9 86 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 70 (2.75%) Relational Database
11 62 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 54 (2.12%) Big Data
13 50 (1.96%) RDBMS
14 34 (1.33%) Hadoop
15 31 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
17 27 (1.06%) RavenDB
18 26 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
19 25 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
20 20 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 328 (12.86%) Visual Studio
2 261 (10.24%) Git (software)
3 167 (6.55%) Selenium
4 158 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 126 (4.94%) TeamCity
6 123 (4.82%) NUnit
7 122 (4.78%) Subversion
8 74 (2.90%) Cucumber
8 74 (2.90%) MSTest
9 70 (2.75%) Jenkins
9 70 (2.75%) JIRA
10 50 (1.96%) WebDriver
11 36 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 32 (1.25%) SpecFlow
13 25 (0.98%) JMeter
14 24 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
15 22 (0.86%) Moq
15 22 (0.86%) NuGet
16 21 (0.82%) ReSharper
17 17 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 353 (13.84%) Finance
2 140 (5.49%) Games
3 118 (4.63%) Marketing
4 87 (3.41%) Retail
5 64 (2.51%) Advertising
6 56 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 53 (2.08%) Law
8 46 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.25%) Electronics
10 29 (1.14%) Legal
11 26 (1.02%) Banking
12 20 (0.78%) Automotive
13 19 (0.75%) Back Office
14 12 (0.47%) Music Industry
15 11 (0.43%) Publishing
16 9 (0.35%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.20%) Billing
19 4 (0.16%) Investment Banking
20 3 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1936 (75.92%) Developer
2 1245 (48.82%) .NET Developer
3 907 (35.57%) C# Developer
4 676 (26.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 408 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 375 (14.71%) Software Developer
7 357 (14.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 249 (9.76%) Senior Developer
9 217 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 205 (8.04%) .NET Software Developer
11 200 (7.84%) C# Software Developer
12 170 (6.67%) Software Engineer
13 147 (5.76%) Junior
14 141 (5.53%) Senior .NET Developer
15 131 (5.14%) Junior Developer
16 121 (4.75%) Web Developer
17 102 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
18 94 (3.69%) SQL Developer
19 92 (3.61%) C# Software Engineer
20 79 (3.10%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2195 (86.08%) .NET
2 1506 (59.06%) ASP.NET
3 943 (36.98%) HTML
4 853 (33.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 845 (33.14%) CSS
6 626 (24.55%) jQuery
7 620 (24.31%) AngularJS
8 586 (22.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 561 (22.00%) .NET Framework
10 530 (20.78%) Web Services
11 457 (17.92%) WCF
12 381 (14.94%) Entity Framework
13 349 (13.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 347 (13.61%) HTML5
15 319 (12.51%) RESTful
16 281 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 280 (10.98%) XML
18 263 (10.31%) Node.js
19 219 (8.59%) WPF
20 218 (8.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 181 (7.10%) Computer Science
2 163 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 148 (5.80%) iPad
4 146 (5.73%) Greenfield Project
5 137 (5.37%) Mobile App
6 114 (4.47%) N-Tier
7 84 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
8 68 (2.67%) User Experience
9 65 (2.55%) Fintech
10 57 (2.24%) Data Structures
11 37 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 28 (1.10%) iPhone
13 21 (0.82%) Algorithms
13 21 (0.82%) Driving Licence
14 19 (0.75%) Digital TV
14 19 (0.75%) Social Network
15 17 (0.67%) Internet of Things
16 16 (0.63%) Blog
16 16 (0.63%) Digital Media
17 15 (0.59%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 251 (9.84%) Windows
2 111 (4.35%) Android
3 72 (2.82%) Apple iOS
4 71 (2.78%) Linux
5 24 (0.94%) Windows Server
5 24 (0.94%) Windows XP
6 15 (0.59%) Mac OS
6 15 (0.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 8 (0.31%) Unix
8 5 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.12%) Debian
10 3 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.078%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.039%) CentOS
12 1 (0.039%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1392 (54.59%) MVC
2 1309 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
3 637 (24.98%) TDD
4 402 (15.76%) Scrum
5 394 (15.45%) Web Development
6 349 (13.69%) OO
7 342 (13.41%) Software Engineering
8 323 (12.67%) Web Application Development
9 292 (11.45%) Continuous Integration
10 290 (11.37%) BDD
11 285 (11.18%) Test Automation
12 243 (9.53%) SDLC
13 218 (8.55%) Dependency Injection
14 179 (7.02%) Unit Testing
15 165 (6.47%) SOLID
16 164 (6.43%) Kanban
17 162 (6.35%) OOP
18 135 (5.29%) SOA
19 126 (4.94%) Multithreading
20 115 (4.51%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1089 (42.71%) JavaScript
2 1039 (40.75%) SQL
3 338 (13.25%) Java
4 194 (7.61%) Ruby
5 190 (7.45%) T-SQL
6 187 (7.33%) VB.NET
7 171 (6.71%) C++
8 121 (4.75%) Python
9 100 (3.92%) TypeScript
10 92 (3.61%) C
11 83 (3.25%) PHP
12 69 (2.71%) VB
13 51 (2.00%) F#
14 38 (1.49%) Objective-C
15 34 (1.33%) PL/SQL
15 34 (1.33%) XAML
16 25 (0.98%) Scala
16 25 (0.98%) XPath
17 22 (0.86%) Perl
18 21 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 332 (13.02%) Degree
2 53 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 27 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 20 (0.78%) ISEB
7 14 (0.55%) MCP
8 12 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.43%) HND
10 10 (0.39%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.31%) PhD
12 7 (0.27%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.16%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
15 2 (0.078%) CCNA
15 2 (0.078%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.078%) MCSE
15 2 (0.078%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.27%) QA
2 16 (0.63%) SLA
3 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.24%) WAI
4 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
5 3 (0.12%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.12%) PMO
6 2 (0.078%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.078%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.039%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.039%) GCP
7 1 (0.039%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.39%) Docker
3 5 (0.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.039%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.039%) Postfix
4 1 (0.039%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.039%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 50 (1.96%) Kibana
2 25 (0.98%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 24 (0.94%) WSUS
4 11 (0.43%) Puppet
5 10 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.20%) Ansible
6 5 (0.20%) Salt
6 5 (0.20%) Terraform
7 3 (0.12%) SCOM
7 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.078%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.039%) Cacti
9 1 (0.039%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.039%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.039%) Icinga
9 1 (0.039%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 641 (25.14%) Microsoft
2 78 (3.06%) Google
2 78 (3.06%) Oracle
3 75 (2.94%) Xamarin
4 72 (2.82%) Sitecore
5 57 (2.24%) Facebook
6 37 (1.45%) SAP
7 30 (1.18%) Twitter
8 18 (0.71%) IBM
9 11 (0.43%) Castleton
9 11 (0.43%) HP
10 9 (0.35%) Adobe
11 8 (0.31%) Telerik
12 7 (0.27%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.27%) LexisNexis
12 7 (0.27%) Sybase
13 6 (0.24%) Rackspace
14 5 (0.20%) Actian
14 5 (0.20%) DevExpress
14 5 (0.20%) hybris