Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 2,109 2,364 2,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.92% 18.59% 19.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.10% 32.99% 35.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,906 2,147 2,174
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 6,371 7,166 6,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.12% 56.35% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,352 6,009 5,783
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 1,391 £45,000 +5.88% 332
Cheshire -2 485 £44,000 +10.00% 103
Lancashire -2 114 £37,500 +7.14% 46
Merseyside -2 106 £40,000 +5.96% 37
Cumbria -5 6 £35,000 -17.65% 2
C#
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 1,772 (84.02%) .NET
2 1,189 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1,056 (50.07%) ASP.NET
4 1,038 (49.22%) SQL Server
5 996 (47.23%) MVC
6 884 (41.92%) JavaScript
7 689 (32.67%) HTML
8 671 (31.82%) AngularJS
9 661 (31.34%) SQL
10 656 (31.10%) ASP.NET MVC
11 617 (29.26%) CSS
12 558 (26.46%) Microsoft
13 533 (25.27%) TDD
14 529 (25.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 499 (23.66%) Scrum
16 415 (19.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 404 (19.16%) .NET Framework
18 377 (17.88%) Finance
19 369 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
20 328 (15.55%) RESTful
21 320 (15.17%) WCF
22 309 (14.65%) Web Application Development
23 298 (14.13%) SQL Server 2016
24 282 (13.37%) Software Engineering
25 269 (12.75%) OO
26 260 (12.33%) Git (software)
27 255 (12.09%) jQuery
28 254 (12.04%) Java
29 242 (11.47%) Web Development
30 239 (11.33%) BDD

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 67 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
2 63 (2.99%) CMS
3 59 (2.80%) IIS
4 32 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.52%) Umbraco
5 22 (1.04%) Confluence
6 21 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 16 (0.76%) Sitefinity
8 14 (0.66%) Apache Pig
9 12 (0.57%) nginx
10 10 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.47%) EPiServer
11 9 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.38%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.33%) Apache
13 7 (0.33%) Kentico
14 6 (0.28%) NServiceBus
15 4 (0.19%) Content Management Server
15 4 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.24%) Chatbot
2 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.047%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.047%) Mingle
4 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 63 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.14%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.095%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.095%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.095%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.047%) BPCS
6 1 (0.047%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.047%) Magento
6 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 415 (19.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 153 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (2.51%) SaaS
4 39 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
5 29 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (1.28%) Google Play
7 18 (0.85%) GitHub
8 14 (0.66%) NuGet
9 13 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.47%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.38%) Serverless
12 7 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.33%) Office 365
13 6 (0.28%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.28%) PaaS
14 5 (0.24%) BlazeMeter
14 5 (0.24%) npm
15 4 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 102 (4.84%) Internet
2 26 (1.23%) HTTP
2 26 (1.23%) Hyperconnected
3 24 (1.14%) Broadband
4 20 (0.95%) Intranet
5 13 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.52%) Firewall
7 10 (0.47%) SSL
8 7 (0.33%) AMQP
8 7 (0.33%) X.509
9 6 (0.28%) RS-232
10 5 (0.24%) SMS
10 5 (0.24%) VoIP
10 5 (0.24%) WAN
11 4 (0.19%) RS-485
12 2 (0.095%) FTP
12 2 (0.095%) SSH
13 1 (0.047%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.047%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.047%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,038 (49.22%) SQL Server
2 298 (14.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 151 (7.16%) MongoDB
4 149 (7.06%) NoSQL
5 77 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 61 (2.89%) MySQL
6 61 (2.89%) RavenDB
7 46 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 40 (1.90%) Big Data
10 34 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 20 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
12 19 (0.90%) Blockchain
12 19 (0.90%) Hadoop
13 18 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
14 17 (0.81%) Apache Hive
15 15 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
16 14 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 260 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 222 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 130 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 128 (6.07%) Selenium
5 105 (4.98%) JIRA
6 99 (4.69%) NUnit
7 89 (4.22%) TeamCity
8 86 (4.08%) Jenkins
9 55 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 54 (2.56%) MSTest
11 43 (2.04%) WebDriver
12 38 (1.80%) Bitbucket
13 35 (1.66%) SpecFlow
14 33 (1.56%) Cucumber
14 33 (1.56%) Subversion
15 27 (1.28%) Grunt
15 27 (1.28%) SoapUI
16 24 (1.14%) gulp
17 23 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 22 (1.04%) Moq
General
1 377 (17.88%) Finance
2 158 (7.49%) Games
3 75 (3.56%) Retail
4 74 (3.51%) Advertising
5 63 (2.99%) Marketing
6 45 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 29 (1.38%) Legal
9 28 (1.33%) Electronics
10 25 (1.19%) Banking
11 23 (1.09%) Law
12 17 (0.81%) Automotive
13 9 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.28%) Music Industry
14 6 (0.28%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.24%) Military
16 4 (0.19%) Back Office
16 4 (0.19%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.047%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,684 (79.85%) Developer
2 1,014 (48.08%) .NET Developer
3 729 (34.57%) C# Developer
4 513 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 312 (14.79%) Software Developer
6 268 (12.71%) Senior Developer
7 179 (8.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 176 (8.35%) C# Software Developer
9 160 (7.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 156 (7.40%) .NET Software Developer
11 136 (6.45%) Software Engineer
12 122 (5.78%) Senior .NET Developer
13 117 (5.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 116 (5.50%) Full Stack Developer
15 115 (5.45%) Senior C# Developer
16 111 (5.26%) Lead Developer
17 105 (4.98%) SQL Developer
18 102 (4.84%) Junior
19 97 (4.60%) Web Developer
20 87 (4.13%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,772 (84.02%) .NET
2 1,056 (50.07%) ASP.NET
3 689 (32.67%) HTML
4 671 (31.82%) AngularJS
5 656 (31.10%) ASP.NET MVC
6 617 (29.26%) CSS
7 529 (25.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 404 (19.16%) .NET Framework
9 328 (15.55%) RESTful
10 320 (15.17%) WCF
11 255 (12.09%) jQuery
12 231 (10.95%) Web Services
13 224 (10.62%) .NET Core
14 222 (10.53%) HTML5
15 199 (9.44%) Entity Framework
16 195 (9.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 195 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 185 (8.77%) React
18 168 (7.97%) WPF
19 166 (7.87%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 225 (10.67%) Greenfield Project
2 147 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 108 (5.12%) Fintech
5 106 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 82 (3.89%) User Experience
7 79 (3.75%) Mobile App
8 48 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
9 38 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 30 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 29 (1.38%) Algorithms
12 27 (1.28%) iPhone
12 27 (1.28%) Social Network
13 26 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 22 (1.04%) PMI
15 19 (0.90%) Tandem
16 17 (0.81%) Social Media
17 16 (0.76%) BBC
18 15 (0.71%) Blog
19 14 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 165 (7.82%) Windows
2 93 (4.41%) Android
3 80 (3.79%) Linux
4 51 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 19 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.19%) Unix
9 4 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.095%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.047%) VME
11 1 (0.047%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,189 (56.38%) Agile Software Development
2 996 (47.23%) MVC
3 533 (25.27%) TDD
4 499 (23.66%) Scrum
5 369 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
6 309 (14.65%) Web Application Development
7 282 (13.37%) Software Engineering
8 269 (12.75%) OO
9 242 (11.47%) Web Development
10 239 (11.33%) BDD
11 218 (10.34%) Kanban
12 215 (10.19%) Problem-Solving
13 213 (10.10%) Test Automation
14 175 (8.30%) Unit Testing
15 174 (8.25%) SDLC
16 173 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
17 139 (6.59%) DevOps
18 122 (5.78%) Mentoring
19 121 (5.74%) Microservices
19 121 (5.74%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 884 (41.92%) JavaScript
2 661 (31.34%) SQL
3 254 (12.04%) Java
4 173 (8.20%) T-SQL
5 131 (6.21%) C++
6 117 (5.55%) VB.NET
7 111 (5.26%) Ruby
8 108 (5.12%) Python
9 102 (4.84%) TypeScript
10 77 (3.65%) PHP
11 62 (2.94%) VB
12 61 (2.89%) C
13 31 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 28 (1.33%) VB6
15 27 (1.28%) PL/SQL
16 21 (1.00%) Scala
17 18 (0.85%) Bash Shell
18 15 (0.71%) Objective-C
19 12 (0.57%) F#
19 12 (0.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 196 (9.29%) Degree
2 34 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.09%) ISEB
6 22 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 20 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.71%) DV Cleared
8 15 (0.71%) MCSE
9 12 (0.57%) CCNA
9 12 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.52%) SC Cleared
11 10 (0.47%) CISSP
11 10 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (0.47%) GIAC
11 10 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
11 10 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
11 10 (0.47%) SANS
11 10 (0.47%) SSCP
12 4 (0.19%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (5.31%) QA
2 16 (0.76%) GDPR
3 9 (0.43%) SLA
4 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.047%) HL7
6 1 (0.047%) ISO 15765
6 1 (0.047%) MISRA
6 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (3.65%) Docker
2 11 (0.52%) vSphere
3 8 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.33%) Firmware
5 6 (0.28%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.095%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.047%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.047%) KVM
7 1 (0.047%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.047%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (2.32%) Ansible
2 39 (1.85%) Salt
3 21 (1.00%) Kubernetes
4 18 (0.85%) Puppet
5 13 (0.62%) Kibana
6 6 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.24%) SCCM
7 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.24%) Terraform
8 4 (0.19%) cPanel
9 3 (0.14%) Istio
10 2 (0.095%) WSUS
11 1 (0.047%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.047%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.047%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 558 (26.46%) Microsoft
2 92 (4.36%) Google
3 77 (3.65%) Xamarin
4 69 (3.27%) Facebook
5 37 (1.75%) Oracle
6 34 (1.61%) Twitter
7 27 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 17 (0.81%) Apple
9 16 (0.76%) SAP
9 16 (0.76%) Sony
9 16 (0.76%) Yahoo!
10 8 (0.38%) Telerik
11 7 (0.33%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.33%) WorldPay
12 6 (0.28%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.24%) Sage
13 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.24%) Tableau
13 5 (0.24%) Unisys
14 4 (0.19%) CheckPoint