Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 825 1,585 1,848
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 14.89% 18.83% 17.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.66% 35.35% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1,448 1,806
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,563
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.23% +7.21%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,325 £63,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 2,879 4,484 5,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 51.98% 53.27% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,552 3,675 4,532
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,986 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 -3 562 £50,000 - 214
Cheshire -1 171 £50,000 +17.65% 53
Lancashire -11 46 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Merseyside -12 30 £45,000 - 21
Cumbria -2 10 £31,530 -18.63% 7
C#
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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#.

1 607 (73.58%) .NET
2 355 (43.03%) SQL
3 354 (42.91%) JavaScript
4 316 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 277 (33.58%) MVC
6 269 (32.61%) .NET Core
7 249 (30.18%) Azure
8 240 (29.09%) ASP.NET
9 215 (26.06%) Software Engineering
10 214 (25.94%) SQL Server
11 180 (21.82%) HTML
12 172 (20.85%) CSS
13 164 (19.88%) AngularJS
14 160 (19.39%) Microsoft
15 159 (19.27%) TDD
16 155 (18.79%) .NET Framework
17 147 (17.82%) Python
17 147 (17.82%) DevOps
18 135 (16.36%) Java
19 132 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
20 116 (14.06%) AWS
21 111 (13.45%) React
22 110 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
23 108 (13.09%) Finance
24 106 (12.85%) Web Development
25 104 (12.61%) Microservices
26 96 (11.64%) OO
27 90 (10.91%) Docker
28 89 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
29 86 (10.42%) Test Automation

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 34 (4.12%) CMS
2 23 (2.79%) IIS
3 20 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.06%) nginx
5 15 (1.82%) EPiServer
6 13 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (1.58%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.33%) WordPress
8 10 (1.21%) Kentico
9 7 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.73%) Confluence
10 6 (0.73%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.61%) JBoss
12 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.36%) Apache
13 3 (0.36%) WinCC
14 2 (0.24%) Content Management Server
14 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.21%) nopCommerce
2 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.12%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.12%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 249 (30.18%) Azure
2 116 (14.06%) AWS
3 45 (5.45%) GCP
4 25 (3.03%) SaaS
5 23 (2.79%) Serverless
6 22 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (1.45%) Power Platform
8 8 (0.97%) GitHub
8 8 (0.97%) Microsoft 365
9 7 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
9 7 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.73%) Logic Apps
10 6 (0.73%) PaaS
11 4 (0.48%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
12 3 (0.36%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.97%) HTTP
2 7 (0.85%) Network Security
2 7 (0.85%) Wireless
3 4 (0.48%) Internet
4 3 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.24%) FTP
5 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.12%) 3G
6 1 (0.12%) 4G
6 1 (0.12%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.12%) LAN
6 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (25.94%) SQL Server
2 61 (7.39%) NoSQL
3 36 (4.36%) MongoDB
4 29 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.30%) MySQL
6 19 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 17 (2.06%) Redis
8 14 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.21%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.09%) Power BI
13 8 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (0.85%) Apache Hive
14 7 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (0.85%) Data Lake
14 7 (0.85%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.73%) Amazon QuickSight
Development Applications
1 79 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 65 (7.88%) Visual Studio
3 56 (6.79%) Selenium
4 43 (5.21%) Jenkins
5 39 (4.73%) JIRA
6 28 (3.39%) TeamCity
7 24 (2.91%) MSTest
8 23 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (2.06%) Bitbucket
10 16 (1.94%) JMeter
11 14 (1.70%) Mercurial
11 14 (1.70%) Protractor
11 14 (1.70%) Subversion
12 13 (1.58%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.58%) GitLab
12 13 (1.58%) SpecFlow
13 11 (1.33%) Eclipse
13 11 (1.33%) NUnit
14 9 (1.09%) git-flow
14 9 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 108 (13.09%) Finance
2 38 (4.61%) Law
3 36 (4.36%) Games
4 27 (3.27%) Retail
5 12 (1.45%) Back Office
5 12 (1.45%) Legal
6 11 (1.33%) Public Sector
7 10 (1.21%) Marketing
7 10 (1.21%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.73%) Banking
9 5 (0.61%) Front Office
10 4 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.48%) Local Government
10 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 551 (66.79%) Developer
2 283 (34.30%) .NET Developer
3 156 (18.91%) C# Developer
4 148 (17.94%) Software Developer
5 129 (15.64%) Senior Developer
6 110 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 109 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 71 (8.61%) Senior .NET Developer
9 55 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
10 50 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
11 47 (5.70%) Web Developer
12 41 (4.97%) .NET Software Developer
13 37 (4.48%) SQL Developer
14 35 (4.24%) Senior C# Developer
15 34 (4.12%) Tester
16 30 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
17 27 (3.27%) Senior Software Developer
18 26 (3.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 24 (2.91%) Python Engineer
20 23 (2.79%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 607 (73.58%) .NET
2 269 (32.61%) .NET Core
3 240 (29.09%) ASP.NET
4 180 (21.82%) HTML
5 172 (20.85%) CSS
6 164 (19.88%) AngularJS
7 155 (18.79%) .NET Framework
8 132 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 111 (13.45%) React
10 89 (10.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 81 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 68 (8.24%) HTML5
13 65 (7.88%) REST
14 63 (7.64%) Entity Framework
15 62 (7.52%) Web Services
16 60 (7.27%) Vue.js
17 52 (6.30%) Node.js
18 49 (5.94%) jQuery
19 48 (5.82%) CSS3
20 41 (4.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 110 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.88%) User Experience
5 20 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.30%) NHS
7 17 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.94%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.70%) Blog
10 13 (1.58%) Algorithms
11 7 (0.85%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.73%) PlayStation
13 5 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (0.61%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.48%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.48%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.48%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.36%) FMCG
15 3 (0.36%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 46 (5.58%) Windows
2 31 (3.76%) Linux
3 25 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 16 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.82%) Android
6 12 (1.45%) Unix
7 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Fedora
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (33.58%) MVC
3 215 (26.06%) Software Engineering
4 159 (19.27%) TDD
5 147 (17.82%) DevOps
6 106 (12.85%) Web Development
7 104 (12.61%) Microservices
8 96 (11.64%) OO
9 86 (10.42%) Test Automation
10 81 (9.82%) OOP
11 80 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (8.36%) Unit Testing
13 66 (8.00%) SOLID
14 60 (7.27%) Analytical Thinking
15 56 (6.79%) Innovative Thinking
16 55 (6.67%) Mentoring
17 49 (5.94%) SDLC
18 46 (5.58%) E-Commerce
19 45 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
20 43 (5.21%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 355 (43.03%) SQL
2 354 (42.91%) JavaScript
3 147 (17.82%) Python
4 135 (16.36%) Java
5 63 (7.64%) C++
6 57 (6.91%) TypeScript
7 52 (6.30%) Go
8 40 (4.85%) Ruby
9 37 (4.48%) T-SQL
10 26 (3.15%) Scala
11 19 (2.30%) Kotlin
11 19 (2.30%) PHP
12 18 (2.18%) Java 8
12 18 (2.18%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.06%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.94%) C
15 9 (1.09%) VBScript
16 7 (0.85%) VB
17 6 (0.73%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (8.48%) Degree
2 25 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (2.18%) CIW
3 18 (2.18%) OCA
3 18 (2.18%) OCP
3 18 (2.18%) Oracle Certification
4 14 (1.70%) PhD
4 14 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.36%) ISEB
8 2 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MCAD
9 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.09%) QA
2 10 (1.21%) WAI
3 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 90 (10.91%) Docker
2 7 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 52 (6.30%) Kubernetes
2 49 (5.94%) Terraform
3 31 (3.76%) Ansible
4 21 (2.55%) Puppet
5 3 (0.36%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.24%) Grafana
6 2 (0.24%) Graylog
6 2 (0.24%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.24%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 160 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 41 (4.97%) Oracle
3 19 (2.30%) Xamarin
4 17 (2.06%) Sitecore
5 15 (1.82%) Google
6 11 (1.33%) Telerik
7 7 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.85%) VMware
8 6 (0.73%) SAP
8 6 (0.73%) Snowplow
9 3 (0.36%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.36%) HP
10 2 (0.24%) Blue Prism
10 2 (0.24%) Databricks
10 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.24%) Splunk
11 1 (0.12%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.12%) iManage
11 1 (0.12%) LexisNexis
11 1 (0.12%) ServiceNow