Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 883 1,095 1,563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 13.00% 18.43% 15.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.58% 33.90% 30.42%
Number of salaries quoted 718 911 1,300
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,313
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 3,322 3,230 5,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 48.90% 54.37% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,699 2,720 4,017
10th Percentile £31,997 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,250
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 15 June 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 15 June 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 -3 621 £52,500 +5.00% 217
Cheshire -6 125 £45,000 - 83
Merseyside +6 70 £50,000 +25.00% 40
Lancashire -22 39 £47,500 +9.83% 32
Cumbria +12 22 £31,530 -21.18% 8
C#
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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#.

1 589 (66.70%) .NET
2 418 (47.34%) JavaScript
3 364 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
4 345 (39.07%) Azure
5 342 (38.73%) SQL
6 278 (31.48%) Software Engineering
7 256 (28.99%) .NET Core
8 239 (27.07%) SQL Server
9 233 (26.39%) HTML
10 229 (25.93%) MVC
11 226 (25.59%) CSS
12 209 (23.67%) Microsoft
13 200 (22.65%) Java
14 199 (22.54%) AWS
15 193 (21.86%) DevOps
16 185 (20.95%) TDD
17 180 (20.39%) AngularJS
18 162 (18.35%) ASP.NET
19 161 (18.23%) .NET Framework
20 154 (17.44%) Python
21 134 (15.18%) OO
22 131 (14.84%) HTML5
23 125 (14.16%) OOP
24 118 (13.36%) Git (software)
25 115 (13.02%) React
26 110 (12.46%) SOLID
27 109 (12.34%) ASP.NET Web API
28 108 (12.23%) Microservices
29 107 (12.12%) Finance
30 104 (11.78%) Social Skills

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 58 (6.57%) CMS
2 34 (3.85%) IIS
3 28 (3.17%) Umbraco
4 25 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 23 (2.60%) EPiServer
6 22 (2.49%) nginx
7 10 (1.13%) Kentico
8 8 (0.91%) WordPress
9 7 (0.79%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.79%) Confluence
9 7 (0.79%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.68%) SAS
11 3 (0.34%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.23%) WinCC
13 1 (0.11%) Apache
13 1 (0.11%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.11%) Figma
2 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) nopCommerce
2 7 (0.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.45%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.11%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 345 (39.07%) Azure
2 199 (22.54%) AWS
3 77 (8.72%) GCP
4 38 (4.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 28 (3.17%) Azure Service Bus
6 27 (3.06%) SaaS
7 22 (2.49%) Azure Service Fabric
8 21 (2.38%) Serverless
9 19 (2.15%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 19 (2.15%) GitHub
10 12 (1.36%) Power Platform
11 11 (1.25%) Pulumi
12 10 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (1.13%) Datadog
12 10 (1.13%) Microsoft 365
13 7 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.79%) PaaS
14 6 (0.68%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.02%) Internet
2 7 (0.79%) Wireless
3 6 (0.68%) Network Security
4 3 (0.34%) Intranet
4 3 (0.34%) Skype
5 2 (0.23%) FTP
5 2 (0.23%) HTTP
5 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) LAN
6 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (27.07%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 44 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (4.53%) Relational Database
5 38 (4.30%) Redis
6 31 (3.51%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
10 17 (1.93%) MySQL
11 16 (1.81%) Big Data
12 15 (1.70%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.25%) MariaDB
14 11 (1.25%) Power BI
14 11 (1.25%) RDBMS
15 10 (1.13%) GIS
16 7 (0.79%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.79%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 118 (13.36%) Git (software)
2 57 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 55 (6.23%) Visual Studio
4 43 (4.87%) Selenium
5 34 (3.85%) JIRA
6 33 (3.74%) TeamCity
7 30 (3.40%) JMeter
8 26 (2.94%) Bitbucket
9 25 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (2.60%) Subversion
11 21 (2.38%) Mercurial
12 14 (1.59%) MSTest
12 14 (1.59%) Postman
12 14 (1.59%) WebDriver
13 9 (1.02%) git-flow
13 9 (1.02%) GitLab
14 8 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.79%) Cucumber
15 7 (0.79%) Katalon Studio
General
1 107 (12.12%) Finance
2 104 (11.78%) Social Skills
3 36 (4.08%) Games
4 33 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (3.74%) Law
5 24 (2.72%) Retail
6 23 (2.60%) Legal
7 18 (2.04%) Organisational Skills
8 14 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (1.36%) Back Office
10 10 (1.13%) Multimedia
10 10 (1.13%) Public Sector
11 9 (1.02%) Marketing
12 6 (0.68%) Banking
13 4 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.34%) Front Office
14 3 (0.34%) Local Government
15 2 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 513 (58.10%) Developer
2 215 (24.35%) .NET Developer
3 158 (17.89%) Software Developer
4 153 (17.33%) C# Developer
5 136 (15.40%) Software Engineer
6 129 (14.61%) Senior Developer
7 87 (9.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 61 (6.91%) Trainee
9 53 (6.00%) Trainee Developer
10 48 (5.44%) Full Stack Developer
11 47 (5.32%) Senior .NET Developer
12 43 (4.87%) Trainee Software Developer
13 42 (4.76%) Technical Leader
14 40 (4.53%) SQL Developer
15 39 (4.42%) C# Software Developer
16 38 (4.30%) C# Software Engineer
16 38 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
17 34 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
18 29 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
19 26 (2.94%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (66.70%) .NET
2 256 (28.99%) .NET Core
3 233 (26.39%) HTML
4 226 (25.59%) CSS
5 180 (20.39%) AngularJS
6 162 (18.35%) ASP.NET
7 161 (18.23%) .NET Framework
8 131 (14.84%) HTML5
9 115 (13.02%) React
10 109 (12.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 102 (11.55%) Vue.js
12 76 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC
13 70 (7.93%) Web Services
14 61 (6.91%) Java SE
15 58 (6.57%) jQuery
16 57 (6.46%) CSS3
17 47 (5.32%) Node.js
17 47 (5.32%) REST
17 47 (5.32%) XML
18 44 (4.98%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.85%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (3.62%) User Experience
3 30 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 26 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (1.93%) Data Structures
6 14 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
7 12 (1.36%) NHS
8 10 (1.13%) Fixed Income
8 10 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
8 10 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.02%) Algorithms
10 8 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (0.79%) Blog
11 7 (0.79%) FMCG
12 6 (0.68%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
13 5 (0.57%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.57%) iPhone
13 5 (0.57%) Online Gambling
13 5 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.13%) Windows
2 44 (4.98%) Linux
3 38 (4.30%) Apple iOS
4 37 (4.19%) Android
5 30 (3.40%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.59%) Unix
7 12 (1.36%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.11%) VME
9 1 (0.11%) VMS
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (31.48%) Software Engineering
3 229 (25.93%) MVC
4 193 (21.86%) DevOps
5 185 (20.95%) TDD
6 134 (15.18%) OO
7 125 (14.16%) OOP
8 110 (12.46%) SOLID
9 108 (12.23%) Microservices
10 100 (11.33%) Web Development
11 98 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
12 83 (9.40%) Unit Testing
13 78 (8.83%) Test Automation
14 66 (7.47%) Scrum
15 64 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
16 62 (7.02%) E-Commerce
17 61 (6.91%) Mentoring
18 56 (6.34%) Software Testing
19 55 (6.23%) Cybersecurity
20 51 (5.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 418 (47.34%) JavaScript
2 342 (38.73%) SQL
3 200 (22.65%) Java
4 154 (17.44%) Python
5 89 (10.08%) TypeScript
6 85 (9.63%) C++
7 76 (8.61%) Go
8 61 (6.91%) Java 8
9 59 (6.68%) T-SQL
10 45 (5.10%) Ruby
11 43 (4.87%) Scala
12 40 (4.53%) Kotlin
13 39 (4.42%) PowerShell
14 37 (4.19%) PHP
15 18 (2.04%) VB
16 17 (1.93%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.93%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.70%) C
18 11 (1.25%) VBScript
19 10 (1.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 77 (8.72%) Degree
2 61 (6.91%) CIW
2 61 (6.91%) OCA
2 61 (6.91%) Oracle Certification
3 43 (4.87%) OCAJ
4 29 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (2.04%) OCP
5 18 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 12 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.79%) PhD
9 4 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.23%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.11%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.32%) QA
2 9 (1.02%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.91%) WAI
4 4 (0.45%) SLA
5 3 (0.34%) GDPR
5 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 102 (11.55%) Docker
2 8 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
5 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (10.99%) Kubernetes
2 87 (9.85%) Terraform
3 35 (3.96%) Ansible
4 17 (1.93%) Puppet
5 14 (1.59%) Grafana
6 12 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.25%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.57%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.11%) Consul
10 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.11%) IBM BigFix
10 1 (0.11%) Nagios
10 1 (0.11%) Rancher
10 1 (0.11%) SCCM
10 1 (0.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 209 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 82 (9.29%) Oracle
3 31 (3.51%) Xamarin
4 27 (3.06%) Sitecore
5 16 (1.81%) Google
6 13 (1.47%) Telerik
7 10 (1.13%) Atlassian
7 10 (1.13%) New Relic
7 10 (1.13%) SaltStack
8 9 (1.02%) VMware
9 7 (0.79%) Sparx
10 5 (0.57%) HP
10 5 (0.57%) Snowplow
11 4 (0.45%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.45%) Intapp
11 4 (0.45%) SAP
11 4 (0.45%) Sun
12 3 (0.34%) Blue Prism
13 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.23%) ServiceNow