Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,608 2,097 2,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.03% 17.84% 18.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.89% 33.56% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,386 1,886 2,242
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 5,205 6,248 7,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 51.89% 53.16% 55.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,205 5,235 6,229
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 -3 926 £50,000 +5.26% 274
Cheshire +5 422 £42,500 -3.41% 84
Lancashire +1 144 £40,000 +6.67% 47
Merseyside 0 99 £49,000 +21.44% 27
Cumbria -5 11 £35,000 - 7
C#
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 1,314 (81.72%) .NET
2 748 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
3 666 (41.42%) JavaScript
4 653 (40.61%) MVC
5 651 (40.49%) SQL Server
6 642 (39.93%) ASP.NET
7 537 (33.40%) SQL
8 465 (28.92%) HTML
9 424 (26.37%) AngularJS
10 399 (24.81%) CSS
11 363 (22.57%) .NET Core
12 362 (22.51%) Azure
13 360 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 349 (21.70%) Microsoft
15 299 (18.59%) .NET Framework
16 269 (16.73%) Java
17 258 (16.04%) TDD
18 253 (15.73%) Scrum
19 242 (15.05%) Web Services
20 240 (14.93%) Software Engineering
21 219 (13.62%) Finance
21 219 (13.62%) ASP.NET Web API
22 218 (13.56%) jQuery
23 209 (13.00%) Microservices
24 200 (12.44%) DevOps
25 191 (11.88%) Git (software)
26 184 (11.44%) Test Automation
26 184 (11.44%) REST
27 179 (11.13%) React
28 169 (10.51%) Degree

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 63 (3.92%) Umbraco
2 58 (3.61%) CMS
3 30 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 26 (1.62%) IIS
5 24 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (0.62%) Kentico
9 9 (0.56%) Confluence
10 8 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.31%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.31%) OpenEdge
11 5 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.25%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.19%) nginx
13 3 (0.19%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.062%) NServiceBus
15 1 (0.062%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.12%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 56 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
5 4 (0.25%) Magento
6 3 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
7 2 (0.12%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 362 (22.51%) Azure
2 139 (8.64%) AWS
3 81 (5.04%) SaaS
4 39 (2.43%) Serverless
5 31 (1.93%) GitHub
6 27 (1.68%) Power Platform
7 18 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (1.12%) GCP
8 14 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.56%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 9 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
10 8 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (0.50%) npm
11 7 (0.44%) AWS CodePipeline
11 7 (0.44%) BlazeMeter
12 6 (0.37%) Asana
13 5 (0.31%) Azure Functions
13 5 (0.31%) Kong
13 5 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.87%) Broadband
2 12 (0.75%) Internet
3 11 (0.68%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.44%) HTTP
5 5 (0.31%) Skype
6 4 (0.25%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.25%) LLU
7 3 (0.19%) FTP
7 3 (0.19%) Intranet
7 3 (0.19%) LAN
8 2 (0.12%) DNS
8 2 (0.12%) WAN
9 1 (0.062%) DHCP
9 1 (0.062%) Extranet
9 1 (0.062%) Hyperconnected
9 1 (0.062%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 651 (40.49%) SQL Server
2 74 (4.60%) NoSQL
3 63 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 61 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 55 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 55 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (2.24%) MySQL
7 32 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
8 31 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
10 26 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.18%) Power BI
12 18 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
13 16 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 9 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
15 9 (0.56%) QlikView
15 9 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 191 (11.88%) Git (software)
2 144 (8.96%) Visual Studio
3 119 (7.40%) Selenium
4 112 (6.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 73 (4.54%) Jenkins
6 72 (4.48%) JIRA
7 57 (3.54%) WebDriver
8 54 (3.36%) SpecFlow
9 44 (2.74%) Hudson
10 37 (2.30%) TeamCity
11 36 (2.24%) Cucumber
12 35 (2.18%) NUnit
13 33 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
14 31 (1.93%) Maven
15 30 (1.87%) JUnit
15 30 (1.87%) SoapUI
16 26 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
17 24 (1.49%) Bitbucket
18 22 (1.37%) Appium
19 21 (1.31%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 219 (13.62%) Finance
2 58 (3.61%) Retail
3 53 (3.30%) Marketing
4 51 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.30%) Public Sector
6 35 (2.18%) Games
7 32 (1.99%) Legal
8 31 (1.93%) Banking
9 23 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.93%) Automotive
11 14 (0.87%) Law
12 13 (0.81%) Electronics
13 9 (0.56%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.50%) Advertising
15 7 (0.44%) Housing Association
15 7 (0.44%) Military
16 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.31%) Billing
17 5 (0.31%) Fire and Rescue
17 5 (0.31%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,199 (74.56%) Developer
2 618 (38.43%) C# Developer
3 512 (31.84%) .NET Developer
4 300 (18.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 250 (15.55%) Software Developer
6 234 (14.55%) Senior Developer
7 144 (8.96%) Programmer
8 138 (8.58%) C# Programmer
9 116 (7.21%) Software Engineer
10 103 (6.41%) C# Software Developer
11 96 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
12 92 (5.72%) Senior C# Developer
13 78 (4.85%) Junior
14 76 (4.73%) .NET Programmer
15 74 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
16 73 (4.54%) Full Stack Developer
17 70 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
18 69 (4.29%) Lead Developer
19 67 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 61 (3.79%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,314 (81.72%) .NET
2 642 (39.93%) ASP.NET
3 465 (28.92%) HTML
4 424 (26.37%) AngularJS
5 399 (24.81%) CSS
6 363 (22.57%) .NET Core
7 360 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 299 (18.59%) .NET Framework
9 242 (15.05%) Web Services
10 219 (13.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 218 (13.56%) jQuery
12 184 (11.44%) REST
13 179 (11.13%) React
14 161 (10.01%) Entity Framework
15 147 (9.14%) WCF
16 133 (8.27%) XML
17 117 (7.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 114 (7.09%) SOAP
19 106 (6.59%) HTML5
20 105 (6.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 142 (8.83%) Greenfield Project
2 87 (5.41%) User Experience
3 81 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (4.04%) Mobile App
5 56 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (3.36%) Algorithms
7 50 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
8 47 (2.92%) Data Structures
9 27 (1.68%) Derivative
9 27 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 22 (1.37%) NHS
11 21 (1.31%) N-Tier
12 14 (0.87%) PMI
13 13 (0.81%) Blog
13 13 (0.81%) Cloud Native
13 13 (0.81%) Robotics
14 9 (0.56%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.56%) EPoS
14 9 (0.56%) Life Science
14 9 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 105 (6.53%) Windows
2 65 (4.04%) Android
3 55 (3.42%) Apple iOS
4 33 (2.05%) Linux
5 14 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 13 (0.81%) Unix
7 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.062%) CentOS
9 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.062%) VME
9 1 (0.062%) VMS
9 1 (0.062%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 748 (46.52%) Agile Software Development
2 653 (40.61%) MVC
3 258 (16.04%) TDD
4 253 (15.73%) Scrum
5 240 (14.93%) Software Engineering
6 209 (13.00%) Microservices
7 200 (12.44%) DevOps
8 184 (11.44%) Test Automation
9 161 (10.01%) Problem-Solving
10 145 (9.02%) Unit Testing
11 143 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
12 140 (8.71%) SDLC
12 140 (8.71%) Web Development
13 139 (8.64%) OO
14 131 (8.15%) Computer Science
15 128 (7.96%) BDD
16 107 (6.65%) SOLID
17 92 (5.72%) CRM
18 81 (5.04%) E-Commerce
19 79 (4.91%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 666 (41.42%) JavaScript
2 537 (33.40%) SQL
3 269 (16.73%) Java
4 133 (8.27%) T-SQL
5 116 (7.21%) C++
6 115 (7.15%) Python
7 85 (5.29%) VB.NET
8 72 (4.48%) TypeScript
9 63 (3.92%) VB
10 40 (2.49%) R
11 39 (2.43%) PHP
12 35 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 35 (2.18%) Shell Script
13 31 (1.93%) Ruby
14 28 (1.74%) VBA
15 24 (1.49%) VBScript
16 21 (1.31%) Apex Code
16 21 (1.31%) VB6
17 20 (1.24%) C
18 11 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 169 (10.51%) Degree
2 30 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 14 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 9 (0.56%) ISEB
7 7 (0.44%) CIW
7 7 (0.44%) OCA
7 7 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (0.37%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.25%) MCSA
9 4 (0.25%) MCTS
10 3 (0.19%) PhD
10 3 (0.19%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.12%) HND
11 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.65%) QA
2 22 (1.37%) GDPR
3 10 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) PMO
7 1 (0.062%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.062%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.062%) WCAG
System Software
1 104 (6.47%) Docker
2 21 (1.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.12%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (2.61%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.31%) Tivoli
3 9 (0.56%) Ansible
4 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.25%) Salt
5 3 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
5 3 (0.19%) Consul
5 3 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.19%) Kibana
5 3 (0.19%) Puppet
5 3 (0.19%) Terraform
6 2 (0.12%) logstash
6 2 (0.12%) MIIS
7 1 (0.062%) Grafana
7 1 (0.062%) Istio
7 1 (0.062%) linkerd
7 1 (0.062%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.062%) Rancher
Vendors
1 349 (21.70%) Microsoft
2 64 (3.98%) Xamarin
3 36 (2.24%) Oracle
3 36 (2.24%) Sage
4 34 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 32 (1.99%) IBM
6 26 (1.62%) Google
7 13 (0.81%) Sitecore
8 11 (0.68%) SAP
9 8 (0.50%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.50%) Pega
10 6 (0.37%) Facebook
11 5 (0.31%) CA
11 5 (0.31%) Nintex
12 4 (0.25%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 4 (0.25%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.25%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.19%) Sony
13 3 (0.19%) Twitter
13 3 (0.19%) VMware