Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,980 2,356 2,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.65% 18.07% 19.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.42% 32.44% 34.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,782 2,154 2,246
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 5,925 7,263 7,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.82% 55.72% 56.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4,946 6,062 6,101
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,700 £59,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +3 1,383 £48,625 +14.41% 252
Cheshire -2 390 £42,500 +6.25% 101
Merseyside +4 105 £42,500 +13.33% 45
Lancashire -3 92 £37,500 +7.14% 36
Cumbria -4 5 £31,250 -26.47% 2
C#
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 1,634 (82.53%) .NET
2 1,109 (56.01%) Agile Software Development
3 991 (50.05%) SQL Server
4 978 (49.39%) ASP.NET
5 909 (45.91%) MVC
6 842 (42.53%) JavaScript
7 642 (32.42%) AngularJS
8 637 (32.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 634 (32.02%) HTML
10 569 (28.74%) SQL
10 569 (28.74%) Microsoft
11 560 (28.28%) CSS
12 512 (25.86%) TDD
13 494 (24.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 446 (22.53%) Scrum
15 444 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
16 364 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
17 344 (17.37%) Finance
18 339 (17.12%) .NET Framework
19 312 (15.76%) Web Application Development
20 311 (15.71%) RESTful
21 303 (15.30%) SQL Server 2016
22 279 (14.09%) WCF
23 270 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
24 254 (12.83%) OO
25 250 (12.63%) Software Engineering
25 250 (12.63%) .NET Core
26 239 (12.07%) BDD
27 230 (11.62%) Kanban
28 229 (11.57%) Java

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 62 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (2.37%) IIS
3 45 (2.27%) CMS
4 27 (1.36%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.01%) Confluence
6 19 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (0.61%) nginx
7 12 (0.61%) Umbraco
8 10 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.40%) Kentico
9 8 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.30%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.30%) Sitefinity
12 5 (0.25%) Apache
12 5 (0.25%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.20%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.10%) Content Management Server
14 2 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.25%) Chatbot
3 5 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.051%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.051%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 74 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.10%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.051%) BPCS
5 1 (0.051%) Magento
5 1 (0.051%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.051%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.051%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 444 (22.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 163 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
4 41 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (1.72%) SaaS
6 26 (1.31%) Google Play
7 17 (0.86%) Serverless
8 15 (0.76%) GitHub
9 14 (0.71%) NuGet
10 12 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 10 (0.51%) Azure Functions
12 8 (0.40%) Google Analytics
13 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.30%) PaaS
14 5 (0.25%) npm
15 4 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.20%) BlazeMeter
15 4 (0.20%) IaaS
15 4 (0.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 112 (5.66%) Internet
2 29 (1.46%) Broadband
3 25 (1.26%) Hyperconnected
4 18 (0.91%) HTTP
5 11 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.51%) Intranet
7 9 (0.45%) Firewall
8 5 (0.25%) AMQP
8 5 (0.25%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.25%) RS-232
8 5 (0.25%) SSL
8 5 (0.25%) VoIP
9 4 (0.20%) RFID
9 4 (0.20%) RS-485
9 4 (0.20%) SMS
10 2 (0.10%) ATM
11 1 (0.051%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.051%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.051%) LAN
11 1 (0.051%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 991 (50.05%) SQL Server
2 303 (15.30%) SQL Server 2016
3 165 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 121 (6.11%) MongoDB
5 73 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 61 (3.08%) MySQL
7 55 (2.78%) RavenDB
8 42 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 34 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 32 (1.62%) Big Data
11 30 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (0.66%) Blockchain
14 13 (0.66%) Redis
15 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.56%) Hadoop
17 10 (0.51%) Apache Hive
17 10 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
18 9 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 227 (11.46%) Visual Studio
2 206 (10.40%) Git (software)
3 132 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 97 (4.90%) Selenium
5 83 (4.19%) JIRA
5 83 (4.19%) TeamCity
6 76 (3.84%) NUnit
7 57 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 54 (2.73%) MSTest
9 47 (2.37%) Jenkins
10 34 (1.72%) Bitbucket
11 33 (1.67%) WebDriver
12 30 (1.52%) Cucumber
13 28 (1.41%) Subversion
14 21 (1.06%) SoapUI
15 19 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 19 (0.96%) SpecFlow
16 18 (0.91%) Grunt
16 18 (0.91%) Protractor
17 15 (0.76%) gulp
General
1 344 (17.37%) Finance
2 159 (8.03%) Games
3 81 (4.09%) Advertising
4 60 (3.03%) Marketing
5 42 (2.12%) Retail
6 39 (1.97%) Manufacturing
7 35 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.21%) Electronics
9 23 (1.16%) Legal
10 21 (1.06%) Law
11 18 (0.91%) Banking
12 15 (0.76%) Automotive
13 9 (0.45%) Back Office
14 6 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.25%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.15%) Military
18 2 (0.10%) Publishing
19 1 (0.051%) Multimedia
19 1 (0.051%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,565 (79.04%) Developer
2 959 (48.43%) .NET Developer
3 707 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 485 (24.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 288 (14.55%) Software Developer
6 224 (11.31%) Senior Developer
7 159 (8.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 158 (7.98%) C# Software Developer
9 143 (7.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 135 (6.82%) .NET Software Developer
11 118 (5.96%) Software Engineer
12 109 (5.51%) Senior .NET Developer
13 102 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 98 (4.95%) Lead Developer
15 95 (4.80%) Senior C# Developer
16 91 (4.60%) WPF Developer
17 89 (4.49%) C# WPF Developer
18 83 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
19 81 (4.09%) Web Developer
20 80 (4.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,634 (82.53%) .NET
2 978 (49.39%) ASP.NET
3 642 (32.42%) AngularJS
4 637 (32.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 634 (32.02%) HTML
6 560 (28.28%) CSS
7 494 (24.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 339 (17.12%) .NET Framework
9 311 (15.71%) RESTful
10 279 (14.09%) WCF
11 250 (12.63%) .NET Core
12 215 (10.86%) jQuery
13 198 (10.00%) Web Services
14 184 (9.29%) HTML5
14 184 (9.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 183 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 161 (8.13%) WPF
17 154 (7.78%) Node.js
18 152 (7.68%) Entity Framework
19 143 (7.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 270 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
2 129 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (6.41%) Fintech
4 115 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
5 87 (4.39%) User Experience
6 71 (3.59%) Mobile App
7 43 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 36 (1.82%) Data Structures
8 36 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
9 32 (1.62%) PMI
10 26 (1.31%) iPhone
11 24 (1.21%) BBC
11 24 (1.21%) Social Media
11 24 (1.21%) Social Network
11 24 (1.21%) Tandem
12 23 (1.16%) N-Tier
13 16 (0.81%) Blog
14 15 (0.76%) Management Information System
15 14 (0.71%) Derivative
16 12 (0.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 170 (8.59%) Windows
2 82 (4.14%) Linux
3 73 (3.69%) Android
4 35 (1.77%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.15%) Unix
11 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.051%) VME
12 1 (0.051%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.051%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,109 (56.01%) Agile Software Development
2 909 (45.91%) MVC
3 512 (25.86%) TDD
4 446 (22.53%) Scrum
5 364 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
6 312 (15.76%) Web Application Development
7 254 (12.83%) OO
8 250 (12.63%) Software Engineering
9 239 (12.07%) BDD
10 230 (11.62%) Kanban
11 198 (10.00%) Web Development
12 196 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
13 187 (9.44%) Dependency Injection
14 178 (8.99%) Test Automation
15 147 (7.42%) SDLC
16 146 (7.37%) Unit Testing
17 134 (6.77%) DevOps
18 132 (6.67%) MVVM
19 124 (6.26%) Microservices
20 98 (4.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 842 (42.53%) JavaScript
2 569 (28.74%) SQL
3 229 (11.57%) Java
4 156 (7.88%) T-SQL
5 135 (6.82%) C++
6 113 (5.71%) Python
7 103 (5.20%) Ruby
7 103 (5.20%) TypeScript
8 87 (4.39%) VB.NET
9 58 (2.93%) PHP
10 55 (2.78%) C
11 50 (2.53%) VB
12 26 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 24 (1.21%) PowerShell
14 18 (0.91%) VB6
15 16 (0.81%) Go
16 14 (0.71%) R
17 12 (0.61%) Scala
17 12 (0.61%) VBA
18 11 (0.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 162 (8.18%) Degree
2 32 (1.62%) PMI Certification
3 28 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 18 (0.91%) ISEB
7 14 (0.71%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.35%) MCSE
9 7 (0.35%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.30%) CCNA
10 6 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.30%) MCP
11 5 (0.25%) CISSP
11 5 (0.25%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (0.25%) GIAC
11 5 (0.25%) Linux+ Certification
11 5 (0.25%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (0.25%) SANS
11 5 (0.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.60%) QA
2 10 (0.51%) GDPR
3 4 (0.20%) ISO 13485
3 4 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.051%) HL7
4 1 (0.051%) ISO 15765
4 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (3.54%) Docker
2 8 (0.40%) Firmware
3 5 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.25%) vSphere
4 4 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.051%) HDFS
5 1 (0.051%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.051%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 49 (2.47%) Ansible
2 46 (2.32%) Salt
3 13 (0.66%) Kubernetes
4 9 (0.45%) Puppet
5 7 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.25%) Terraform
7 4 (0.20%) cPanel
8 3 (0.15%) Istio
8 3 (0.15%) Kibana
8 3 (0.15%) Mesos
8 3 (0.15%) SCCM
8 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.051%) Consul
9 1 (0.051%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.051%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.051%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.051%) SCOM
Vendors
1 569 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 76 (3.84%) Google
3 74 (3.74%) Facebook
4 52 (2.63%) Xamarin
5 28 (1.41%) Oracle
6 25 (1.26%) Twitter
7 24 (1.21%) Apple
7 24 (1.21%) Sony
7 24 (1.21%) Yahoo!
8 14 (0.71%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.51%) SAP
10 9 (0.45%) IBM
10 9 (0.45%) Telerik
10 9 (0.45%) WorldPay
11 7 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.30%) Sage
13 5 (0.25%) HP
13 5 (0.25%) IFS
13 5 (0.25%) Unisys
14 4 (0.20%) CheckPoint