Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,507 1,691 2,453
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 18.53% 16.66% 18.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.90% 32.38% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,338 1,630 2,417
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 4,318 5,222 7,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 53.09% 51.46% 58.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,488 4,251 6,372
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 -2 901 £50,000 - 220
Cheshire +3 381 £42,500 - 90
Lancashire +9 111 £42,500 +13.33% 18
Merseyside +2 89 £44,750 -0.56% 13
Cumbria -8 15 £40,000 +23.08% 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 1,279 (84.87%) .NET
2 705 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
3 681 (45.19%) JavaScript
4 570 (37.82%) MVC
5 568 (37.69%) SQL Server
6 564 (37.43%) ASP.NET
7 534 (35.43%) SQL
8 474 (31.45%) Azure
9 456 (30.26%) AngularJS
10 399 (26.48%) HTML
11 375 (24.88%) .NET Core
12 364 (24.15%) CSS
13 360 (23.89%) Microsoft
14 344 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 301 (19.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 278 (18.45%) Software Engineering
17 268 (17.78%) TDD
18 247 (16.39%) .NET Framework
19 234 (15.53%) DevOps
19 234 (15.53%) Microservices
20 215 (14.27%) Java
21 211 (14.00%) Scrum
22 202 (13.40%) Finance
23 200 (13.27%) React
24 195 (12.94%) Web Services
25 192 (12.74%) AWS
26 184 (12.21%) Greenfield Project
27 169 (11.21%) REST
28 166 (11.02%) Entity Framework
29 161 (10.68%) Problem-Solving

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 42 (2.79%) IIS
2 35 (2.32%) CMS
3 32 (2.12%) Umbraco
4 19 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 14 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.73%) Sitefinity
7 10 (0.66%) Apache
7 10 (0.66%) Confluence
8 8 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.53%) Mule
8 8 (0.53%) nginx
9 7 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.40%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.20%) Drupal
11 3 (0.20%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.20%) SilverStripe
11 3 (0.20%) WordPress
12 1 (0.066%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.066%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (0.40%) Chatbot
1 6 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 40 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.53%) Elite 3E
3 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.40%) SDL Web 8
5 4 (0.27%) Infor M3
5 4 (0.27%) Magento
6 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.066%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 474 (31.45%) Azure
2 192 (12.74%) AWS
3 60 (3.98%) GitHub
4 51 (3.38%) Serverless
5 34 (2.26%) SaaS
6 29 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
7 27 (1.79%) GCP
8 20 (1.33%) Power Platform
9 16 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.66%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 10 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.53%) Azure Functions
11 8 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.53%) Office 365
11 8 (0.53%) PaaS
12 7 (0.46%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.40%) npm
13 6 (0.40%) Slack
14 5 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
15 3 (0.20%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 24 (1.59%) Internet
3 17 (1.13%) Wireless
4 16 (1.06%) Bluetooth
4 16 (1.06%) LTE
4 16 (1.06%) MQTT
4 16 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (0.86%) HTTP
6 6 (0.40%) LAN
7 5 (0.33%) Intranet
7 5 (0.33%) WAN
8 3 (0.20%) DNS
9 2 (0.13%) Firewall
10 1 (0.066%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (37.69%) SQL Server
2 88 (5.84%) NoSQL
3 68 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 66 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 40 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (2.26%) MySQL
8 30 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 25 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 24 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.80%) Big Data
12 12 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
12 12 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (0.73%) Power BI
13 11 (0.73%) RavenDB
13 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 144 (9.56%) Git (software)
2 122 (8.10%) Selenium
3 113 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 107 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 77 (5.11%) WebDriver
6 75 (4.98%) Jenkins
7 74 (4.91%) JIRA
8 51 (3.38%) Cucumber
9 50 (3.32%) NUnit
10 46 (3.05%) Maven
11 39 (2.59%) Bitbucket
12 34 (2.26%) SoapUI
13 31 (2.06%) Hudson
13 31 (2.06%) JUnit
14 30 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
15 29 (1.92%) TestNG
16 27 (1.79%) TeamCity
17 26 (1.73%) Eclipse
17 26 (1.73%) SpecFlow
18 21 (1.39%) Postman
General
1 202 (13.40%) Finance
2 66 (4.38%) Retail
3 41 (2.72%) Legal
4 39 (2.59%) Law
5 32 (2.12%) Automotive
5 32 (2.12%) Manufacturing
6 29 (1.92%) Games
7 26 (1.73%) Marketing
8 20 (1.33%) Public Sector
9 11 (0.73%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.60%) Military
12 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.46%) Housing Association
14 6 (0.40%) Advertising
14 6 (0.40%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.33%) Banking
15 5 (0.33%) Local Government
16 4 (0.27%) Electronics
17 3 (0.20%) Environmental Health
Job Titles
1 1,069 (70.94%) Developer
2 426 (28.27%) C# Developer
3 413 (27.41%) .NET Developer
4 271 (17.98%) Software Developer
5 222 (14.73%) Senior Developer
6 180 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 167 (11.08%) Software Engineer
8 107 (7.10%) Senior .NET Developer
9 67 (4.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 66 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
11 64 (4.25%) .NET Software Developer
11 64 (4.25%) Junior
12 62 (4.11%) C# Software Developer
12 62 (4.11%) Lead Developer
13 53 (3.52%) .NET Software Engineer
14 49 (3.25%) Senior Software Developer
15 48 (3.19%) Angular Developer
16 46 (3.05%) Technical Leader
17 45 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
18 43 (2.85%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,279 (84.87%) .NET
2 564 (37.43%) ASP.NET
3 456 (30.26%) AngularJS
4 399 (26.48%) HTML
5 375 (24.88%) .NET Core
6 364 (24.15%) CSS
7 344 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 301 (19.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 247 (16.39%) .NET Framework
10 200 (13.27%) React
11 195 (12.94%) Web Services
12 169 (11.21%) REST
13 166 (11.02%) Entity Framework
14 143 (9.49%) jQuery
15 125 (8.29%) HTML5
16 112 (7.43%) WCF
17 110 (7.30%) RESTful
18 107 (7.10%) XML
19 106 (7.03%) JSON
20 103 (6.83%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 184 (12.21%) Greenfield Project
2 106 (7.03%) Mobile App
3 78 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 53 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
6 44 (2.92%) User Experience
7 36 (2.39%) Data Structures
8 28 (1.86%) Cloud Native
9 22 (1.46%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.13%) Internet of Things
11 14 (0.93%) Blog
11 14 (0.93%) NHS
11 14 (0.93%) N-Tier
12 13 (0.86%) Data Centre
12 13 (0.86%) Private Cloud
13 9 (0.60%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.46%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.40%) Public Cloud
16 5 (0.33%) HoloLens
16 5 (0.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 96 (6.37%) Windows
2 46 (3.05%) Android
3 39 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 34 (2.26%) Linux
5 12 (0.80%) CentOS
5 12 (0.80%) VMS
6 8 (0.53%) Unix
7 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.066%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.066%) VME
10 1 (0.066%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.066%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
2 570 (37.82%) MVC
3 278 (18.45%) Software Engineering
4 268 (17.78%) TDD
5 234 (15.53%) DevOps
5 234 (15.53%) Microservices
6 211 (14.00%) Scrum
7 161 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
8 157 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
9 156 (10.35%) Test Automation
10 124 (8.23%) Unit Testing
11 120 (7.96%) OO
12 114 (7.56%) BDD
13 107 (7.10%) Web Development
14 105 (6.97%) Mentoring
15 97 (6.44%) Computer Science
16 96 (6.37%) SDLC
17 87 (5.77%) CRM
18 80 (5.31%) Fintech
19 73 (4.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 681 (45.19%) JavaScript
2 534 (35.43%) SQL
3 215 (14.27%) Java
4 115 (7.63%) Python
5 94 (6.24%) VB.NET
6 88 (5.84%) TypeScript
7 83 (5.51%) C++
8 79 (5.24%) T-SQL
9 72 (4.78%) VB
10 52 (3.45%) C
11 36 (2.39%) PHP
12 34 (2.26%) VB6
13 31 (2.06%) Ruby
14 25 (1.66%) VBScript
15 22 (1.46%) PowerShell
15 22 (1.46%) Shell Script
16 20 (1.33%) XPath
17 16 (1.06%) Embedded C
17 16 (1.06%) Java 8
18 12 (0.80%) ES6
Qualifications
1 155 (10.29%) Degree
2 31 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.66%) DV Cleared
6 21 (1.39%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.86%) MCSD
8 11 (0.73%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.53%) DBS Check
9 8 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (0.46%) CIW
10 7 (0.46%) OCA
10 7 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.27%) MCTS
13 3 (0.20%) MCAD
13 3 (0.20%) PhD
14 2 (0.13%) ISEB
14 2 (0.13%) MCSA
14 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.11%) QA
2 37 (2.46%) GDPR
3 27 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.066%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.066%) PMO
5 1 (0.066%) WCAG
System Software
1 126 (8.36%) Docker
2 18 (1.19%) Firmware
3 7 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.27%) vSphere
5 4 (0.27%) Xen
6 3 (0.20%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 69 (4.58%) Kubernetes
2 15 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.00%) Puppet
2 15 (1.00%) Terraform
3 6 (0.40%) SCCM
4 5 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.27%) Ansible
5 4 (0.27%) IBM BigFix
5 4 (0.27%) vCenter Server
6 3 (0.20%) Kibana
7 1 (0.066%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.066%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.066%) Packer
Vendors
1 360 (23.89%) Microsoft
2 87 (5.77%) Xamarin
3 46 (3.05%) Oracle
4 25 (1.66%) Google
5 20 (1.33%) Sitecore
6 18 (1.19%) Atlassian
6 18 (1.19%) IBM
7 14 (0.93%) Sage
7 14 (0.93%) webMethods
8 9 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.60%) VMware
9 8 (0.53%) New Relic
9 8 (0.53%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.53%) TIBCO
10 7 (0.46%) Intapp
10 7 (0.46%) Micro Focus
11 6 (0.40%) CA
11 6 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (0.40%) Parasoft
12 5 (0.33%) TOWER Software