Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 2415 2375 2256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.23% 19.32% 17.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.66% 34.41% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 2215 2066
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 7394 6903 6633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.80% 56.15% 50.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6177 5990 5702
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -1 1542 £42,500 - 88
Cheshire -3 556 £40,000 +9.59% 49
Lancashire +3 191 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Merseyside -4 101 £37,500 - 8
Cumbria +8 16 £42,500 -5.56%
C#
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for C#.

1 2076 (85.96%) .NET
2 1442 (59.71%) ASP.NET
3 1349 (55.86%) MVC
4 1287 (53.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1204 (49.86%) SQL Server
6 991 (41.04%) JavaScript
7 901 (37.31%) SQL
8 843 (34.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 785 (32.51%) HTML
10 742 (30.72%) CSS
11 640 (26.50%) TDD
12 577 (23.89%) AngularJS
13 575 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 550 (22.77%) .NET Framework
15 519 (21.49%) Microsoft
16 495 (20.50%) jQuery
17 476 (19.71%) WCF
18 451 (18.67%) Web Services
19 424 (17.56%) Scrum
20 380 (15.73%) RESTful
21 358 (14.82%) Web Application Development
22 357 (14.78%) Finance
23 352 (14.58%) Entity Framework
23 352 (14.58%) BDD
24 343 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 328 (13.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 321 (13.29%) OO
27 320 (13.25%) Web Development
27 320 (13.25%) Software Engineering
28 298 (12.34%) Git (software)

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 94 (3.89%) CMS
2 68 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 59 (2.44%) Umbraco
4 48 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 36 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 32 (1.33%) EPiServer
7 21 (0.87%) Apache
8 20 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 16 (0.66%) IIS
10 11 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.46%) NServiceBus
10 11 (0.46%) Sitefinity
11 10 (0.41%) Confluence
11 10 (0.41%) Drupal
12 7 (0.29%) ColdFusion
13 6 (0.25%) WordPress
14 5 (0.21%) Kentico
14 5 (0.21%) nginx
15 3 (0.12%) Content Management Server
15 3 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
4 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.083%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.041%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 39 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
4 4 (0.17%) Magento
5 2 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.083%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.083%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.083%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.083%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.041%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.041%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.041%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.041%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 270 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (1.86%) SaaS
4 37 (1.53%) GitHub
5 32 (1.33%) Google Play
6 18 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (0.29%) Office 365
8 7 (0.29%) Serverless
9 6 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 6 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.21%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 5 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 4 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.17%) BlazeMeter
11 4 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.17%) npm
12 3 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.53%) HTTP
2 34 (1.41%) Internet
3 11 (0.46%) SMS
4 10 (0.41%) Intranet
5 9 (0.37%) Bluetooth
5 9 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.33%) WinSCP
6 8 (0.33%) Wireless
7 6 (0.25%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.21%) Broadband
8 5 (0.21%) SSL
9 3 (0.12%) LLU
9 3 (0.12%) RS-232
9 3 (0.12%) WAN
10 2 (0.083%) AMQP
10 2 (0.083%) Firewall
11 1 (0.041%) GoToMeeting
11 1 (0.041%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.041%) Skype
11 1 (0.041%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1204 (49.86%) SQL Server
2 191 (7.91%) SQL Server 2016
3 182 (7.54%) NoSQL
4 178 (7.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 141 (5.84%) MongoDB
6 109 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 106 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 99 (4.10%) MySQL
9 74 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 45 (1.86%) Relational Database
11 40 (1.66%) Big Data
12 35 (1.45%) RavenDB
13 33 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 24 (0.99%) Hadoop
17 23 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
20 15 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 298 (12.34%) Git (software)
2 224 (9.28%) Visual Studio
3 156 (6.46%) Selenium
4 143 (5.92%) TeamCity
5 130 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 98 (4.06%) NUnit
7 87 (3.60%) Cucumber
8 83 (3.44%) Subversion
9 73 (3.02%) Jenkins
10 60 (2.48%) MSTest
11 58 (2.40%) WebDriver
12 57 (2.36%) JIRA
13 34 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 30 (1.24%) SpecFlow
15 26 (1.08%) JMeter
16 21 (0.87%) SoapUI
17 19 (0.79%) Grunt
18 16 (0.66%) gulp
19 15 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
20 12 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 357 (14.78%) Finance
2 137 (5.67%) Games
3 110 (4.55%) Marketing
4 96 (3.98%) Retail
5 80 (3.31%) Advertising
6 74 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 45 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.57%) Law
9 34 (1.41%) Back Office
10 32 (1.33%) Electronics
11 23 (0.95%) Banking
12 22 (0.91%) Music Industry
13 15 (0.62%) Legal
14 14 (0.58%) Automotive
15 6 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.25%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.21%) Billing
16 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1841 (76.23%) Developer
2 1235 (51.14%) .NET Developer
3 767 (31.76%) C# Developer
4 582 (24.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 353 (14.62%) Software Developer
6 306 (12.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 289 (11.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 239 (9.90%) Senior Developer
9 216 (8.94%) .NET Software Developer
10 203 (8.41%) C# Software Developer
11 185 (7.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 144 (5.96%) Software Engineer
13 137 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
14 123 (5.09%) Junior
15 109 (4.51%) Junior Developer
16 97 (4.02%) SQL Developer
16 97 (4.02%) Tester
17 95 (3.93%) Web Developer
18 88 (3.64%) Graduate
18 88 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2076 (85.96%) .NET
2 1442 (59.71%) ASP.NET
3 843 (34.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 785 (32.51%) HTML
5 742 (30.72%) CSS
6 577 (23.89%) AngularJS
7 575 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 550 (22.77%) .NET Framework
9 495 (20.50%) jQuery
10 476 (19.71%) WCF
11 451 (18.67%) Web Services
12 380 (15.73%) RESTful
13 352 (14.58%) Entity Framework
14 343 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 328 (13.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 294 (12.17%) Node.js
17 264 (10.93%) HTML5
18 231 (9.57%) KnockoutJS
19 215 (8.90%) XML
20 196 (8.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 144 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 115 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 109 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 88 (3.64%) Fintech
6 79 (3.27%) N-Tier
7 61 (2.53%) iPad
8 55 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
9 48 (1.99%) User Experience
10 40 (1.66%) iPhone
11 32 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 28 (1.16%) Social Network
13 27 (1.12%) Data Structures
14 17 (0.70%) NHS
15 14 (0.58%) Life Science
16 13 (0.54%) Blog
16 13 (0.54%) Digital Media
16 13 (0.54%) Digital TV
17 11 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
18 9 (0.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 169 (7.00%) Windows
2 102 (4.22%) Android
3 53 (2.19%) Apple iOS
4 47 (1.95%) Linux
5 20 (0.83%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.58%) Unix
7 8 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.17%) Debian
9 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.083%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.083%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.083%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.083%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.041%) VMS
11 1 (0.041%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.041%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1349 (55.86%) MVC
2 1287 (53.29%) Agile Software Development
3 640 (26.50%) TDD
4 424 (17.56%) Scrum
5 358 (14.82%) Web Application Development
6 352 (14.58%) BDD
7 321 (13.29%) OO
8 320 (13.25%) Software Engineering
8 320 (13.25%) Web Development
9 268 (11.10%) Test Automation
10 255 (10.56%) Continuous Integration
11 207 (8.57%) SDLC
12 204 (8.45%) Dependency Injection
13 165 (6.83%) OOP
14 150 (6.21%) Kanban
15 140 (5.80%) SOLID
16 114 (4.72%) Unit Testing
17 113 (4.68%) Mentoring
18 103 (4.27%) SOA
19 99 (4.10%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 991 (41.04%) JavaScript
2 901 (37.31%) SQL
3 287 (11.88%) Java
4 246 (10.19%) Ruby
5 193 (7.99%) T-SQL
6 171 (7.08%) VB.NET
7 136 (5.63%) C++
8 100 (4.14%) Python
9 83 (3.44%) TypeScript
10 69 (2.86%) C
11 67 (2.77%) VB
12 65 (2.69%) F#
13 61 (2.53%) PHP
14 44 (1.82%) PL/SQL
15 27 (1.12%) Objective-C
16 26 (1.08%) VB6
17 25 (1.04%) Scala
18 19 (0.79%) PowerShell
18 19 (0.79%) XPath
19 17 (0.70%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 273 (11.30%) Degree
2 52 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (0.95%) ISTQB
5 21 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 18 (0.75%) ISEB
7 15 (0.62%) Master's Degree
8 12 (0.50%) MCP
9 11 (0.46%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.46%) HND
10 6 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.25%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.17%) PhD
12 4 (0.17%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.12%) CCNA
13 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.12%) MCSA
13 3 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (4.93%) QA
2 31 (1.28%) SLA
3 7 (0.29%) PMO
4 6 (0.25%) ISO 13485
5 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.12%) WAI
7 2 (0.083%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.083%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.041%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.041%) HL7
8 1 (0.041%) TickIT
System Software
1 24 (0.99%) Docker
2 10 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.083%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.041%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (2.61%) Kibana
2 31 (1.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 31 (1.28%) WSUS
3 11 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.33%) Puppet
5 6 (0.25%) Ansible
6 5 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.12%) SCCM
7 3 (0.12%) SCOM
7 3 (0.12%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.083%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.083%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.083%) Salt
9 1 (0.041%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.041%) Nagios
9 1 (0.041%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.041%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.041%) Terraform
9 1 (0.041%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 519 (21.49%) Microsoft
2 96 (3.98%) Google
3 63 (2.61%) Xamarin
4 57 (2.36%) Facebook
5 48 (1.99%) Oracle
6 43 (1.78%) Sitecore
7 40 (1.66%) SAP
8 38 (1.57%) Twitter
9 28 (1.16%) Capita
10 14 (0.58%) Adobe
11 13 (0.54%) Epicor
12 11 (0.46%) Sybase
13 10 (0.41%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.37%) IBM
15 6 (0.25%) Cerner
15 6 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.25%) Teradata
16 5 (0.21%) DevExpress
16 5 (0.21%) HP
16 5 (0.21%) Rackspace