Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 2,136 2,570 2,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.65% 19.47% 18.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.87% 33.69% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,915 2,350 1,974
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 6,703 7,628 6,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.40% 57.79% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5,633 6,476 5,354
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,063 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +2 1,372 £45,000 +5.88% 246
Cheshire -2 498 £42,500 +6.25% 96
Lancashire 0 129 £37,500 +7.14% 39
Merseyside -1 117 £40,000 +5.26% 23
Cumbria -10 7 £45,000 - 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1,756 (82.21%) .NET
2 1,209 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1,088 (50.94%) ASP.NET
4 1,037 (48.55%) MVC
5 1,017 (47.61%) SQL Server
6 897 (41.99%) JavaScript
7 698 (32.68%) SQL
8 690 (32.30%) HTML
9 665 (31.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 643 (30.10%) AngularJS
11 637 (29.82%) CSS
12 536 (25.09%) TDD
13 516 (24.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 515 (24.11%) Microsoft
15 496 (23.22%) Scrum
16 401 (18.77%) .NET Framework
17 379 (17.74%) Finance
18 357 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
19 355 (16.62%) Continuous Integration
20 351 (16.43%) RESTful
21 324 (15.17%) Software Engineering
22 320 (14.98%) WCF
23 299 (14.00%) Web Application Development
24 297 (13.90%) Java
25 293 (13.72%) SQL Server 2016
26 292 (13.67%) Git (software)
27 290 (13.58%) OO
28 284 (13.30%) jQuery
29 265 (12.41%) Test Automation
30 264 (12.36%) Web Development

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 61 (2.86%) CMS
1 61 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 58 (2.72%) IIS
4 50 (2.34%) Umbraco
5 29 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 24 (1.12%) Apache Spark
7 21 (0.98%) Apache Pig
8 19 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (0.80%) Sitefinity
10 16 (0.75%) Confluence
10 16 (0.75%) NServiceBus
11 15 (0.70%) EPiServer
12 11 (0.51%) nginx
13 8 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.28%) Content Management Server
15 5 (0.23%) Apache
15 5 (0.23%) Drupal
16 4 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 3 (0.14%) Appian
Applications
1 18 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
4 5 (0.23%) InDesign
5 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.094%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.094%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.094%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.047%) Mingle
8 1 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 54 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.094%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.094%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.047%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.047%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 1 (0.047%) Magento
6 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.047%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 357 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (2.53%) SaaS
4 38 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
5 27 (1.26%) Google Play
6 22 (1.03%) GitHub
7 18 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (0.80%) Office 365
9 15 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.61%) NuGet
11 12 (0.56%) Google Analytics
12 10 (0.47%) npm
13 9 (0.42%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (0.33%) PaaS
15 6 (0.28%) Serverless
16 5 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.19%) BlazeMeter
17 4 (0.19%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.70%) Internet
2 26 (1.22%) HTTP
3 23 (1.08%) Broadband
4 21 (0.98%) Intranet
5 20 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 19 (0.89%) Hyperconnected
7 11 (0.51%) Firewall
8 10 (0.47%) SSL
9 7 (0.33%) WAN
10 6 (0.28%) X.509
11 5 (0.23%) SMS
12 4 (0.19%) AMQP
13 2 (0.094%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.094%) FTP
13 2 (0.094%) LAN
13 2 (0.094%) RS-232
13 2 (0.094%) Skype
13 2 (0.094%) SSH
14 1 (0.047%) VoIP
14 1 (0.047%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,017 (47.61%) SQL Server
2 293 (13.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 162 (7.58%) MongoDB
4 130 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 75 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 69 (3.23%) MySQL
7 55 (2.57%) Big Data
7 55 (2.57%) RavenDB
8 51 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 47 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 40 (1.87%) RDBMS
11 35 (1.64%) Hadoop
12 29 (1.36%) Blockchain
13 25 (1.17%) Apache Hive
14 24 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
15 22 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
15 22 (1.03%) Redis
15 22 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 292 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 189 (8.85%) Visual Studio
3 162 (7.58%) Selenium
4 136 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 119 (5.57%) Jenkins
6 115 (5.38%) NUnit
6 115 (5.38%) TeamCity
7 111 (5.20%) JIRA
8 68 (3.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 54 (2.53%) MSTest
10 50 (2.34%) Cucumber
11 47 (2.20%) WebDriver
12 40 (1.87%) Bitbucket
13 37 (1.73%) Grunt
14 36 (1.69%) SpecFlow
15 32 (1.50%) Subversion
16 29 (1.36%) gulp
16 29 (1.36%) Moq
16 29 (1.36%) SoapUI
17 25 (1.17%) Protractor
General
1 379 (17.74%) Finance
2 135 (6.32%) Games
3 109 (5.10%) Retail
4 79 (3.70%) Marketing
5 70 (3.28%) Advertising
6 53 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 37 (1.73%) Telecoms
8 34 (1.59%) Electronics
9 33 (1.54%) Automotive
10 32 (1.50%) Legal
11 31 (1.45%) Banking
12 22 (1.03%) Law
13 15 (0.70%) Retail Banking
14 10 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.37%) Music Industry
15 8 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.23%) Back Office
16 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.23%) Military
17 4 (0.19%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 1,640 (76.78%) Developer
2 985 (46.11%) .NET Developer
3 671 (31.41%) C# Developer
4 478 (22.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 297 (13.90%) Software Developer
6 272 (12.73%) Senior Developer
7 174 (8.15%) Software Engineer
8 170 (7.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 159 (7.44%) C# Software Developer
10 155 (7.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 145 (6.79%) .NET Software Developer
12 142 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
13 135 (6.32%) Full Stack Developer
14 119 (5.57%) SQL Developer
15 113 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 112 (5.24%) Junior
17 110 (5.15%) Senior C# Developer
18 94 (4.40%) Junior Developer
19 91 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
19 91 (4.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,756 (82.21%) .NET
2 1,088 (50.94%) ASP.NET
3 690 (32.30%) HTML
4 665 (31.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 643 (30.10%) AngularJS
6 637 (29.82%) CSS
7 516 (24.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 401 (18.77%) .NET Framework
9 351 (16.43%) RESTful
10 320 (14.98%) WCF
11 284 (13.30%) jQuery
12 229 (10.72%) Web Services
13 222 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 213 (9.97%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 211 (9.88%) React
16 199 (9.32%) Entity Framework
17 198 (9.27%) HTML5
18 175 (8.19%) .NET Core
19 165 (7.72%) Node.js
20 151 (7.07%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 169 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
2 158 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
4 99 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 87 (4.07%) Fintech
6 79 (3.70%) Mobile App
7 71 (3.32%) User Experience
8 44 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
9 34 (1.59%) N-Tier
10 32 (1.50%) Management Information System
11 27 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 27 (1.26%) iPhone
12 24 (1.12%) Algorithms
13 21 (0.98%) Social Network
14 16 (0.75%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.61%) Tandem
16 10 (0.47%) Blog
16 10 (0.47%) Social Media
17 8 (0.37%) BBC
18 7 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 147 (6.88%) Windows
2 92 (4.31%) Android
3 64 (3.00%) Linux
4 47 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 13 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.47%) Mac OS X
6 10 (0.47%) Unix
7 8 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.14%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.047%) VME
11 1 (0.047%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.047%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,209 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,037 (48.55%) MVC
3 536 (25.09%) TDD
4 496 (23.22%) Scrum
5 355 (16.62%) Continuous Integration
6 324 (15.17%) Software Engineering
7 299 (14.00%) Web Application Development
8 290 (13.58%) OO
9 265 (12.41%) Test Automation
10 264 (12.36%) Web Development
11 261 (12.22%) BDD
12 209 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
13 196 (9.18%) Kanban
14 181 (8.47%) SDLC
15 164 (7.68%) Dependency Injection
16 163 (7.63%) Unit Testing
17 143 (6.69%) OOP
18 138 (6.46%) DevOps
18 138 (6.46%) Microservices
19 126 (5.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 897 (41.99%) JavaScript
2 698 (32.68%) SQL
3 297 (13.90%) Java
4 188 (8.80%) T-SQL
5 145 (6.79%) C++
6 136 (6.37%) Ruby
7 132 (6.18%) Python
8 131 (6.13%) VB.NET
9 114 (5.34%) TypeScript
10 91 (4.26%) PHP
11 66 (3.09%) C
11 66 (3.09%) VB
12 43 (2.01%) PowerShell
13 35 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 30 (1.40%) VB6
15 27 (1.26%) Bash Shell
15 27 (1.26%) Scala
16 22 (1.03%) F#
17 20 (0.94%) Objective-C
18 14 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 186 (8.71%) Degree
2 35 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (1.59%) ISEB
3 34 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 19 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.80%) MCSE
8 13 (0.61%) CCNA
8 13 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.47%) AWS Certification
9 10 (0.47%) CISSP
9 10 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
9 10 (0.47%) GIAC
9 10 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (0.47%) SANS
9 10 (0.47%) SC Cleared
9 10 (0.47%) SSCP
10 5 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.57%) QA
2 15 (0.70%) GDPR
3 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.33%) SLA
5 6 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.23%) GCP
7 1 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.047%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.047%) ISO 15765
7 1 (0.047%) MISRA
7 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (3.37%) Docker
2 11 (0.51%) vSphere
3 10 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.37%) Firmware
4 8 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.047%) HDFS
6 1 (0.047%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.047%) KVM
6 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.047%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (2.11%) Ansible
2 31 (1.45%) Kubernetes
3 28 (1.31%) Salt
4 23 (1.08%) Kibana
5 18 (0.84%) Puppet
6 8 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.23%) SCCM
9 5 (0.23%) WSUS
10 3 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 3 (0.14%) Istio
11 2 (0.094%) Terraform
12 1 (0.047%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.047%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.047%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.047%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 515 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 94 (4.40%) Google
3 93 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 57 (2.67%) Oracle
5 54 (2.53%) Facebook
6 48 (2.25%) Capita
7 39 (1.83%) Sitecore
8 30 (1.40%) Twitter
9 25 (1.17%) SAP
10 14 (0.66%) WorldPay
11 9 (0.42%) Apple
11 9 (0.42%) Tableau
12 8 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.37%) Sony
12 8 (0.37%) Yahoo!
13 7 (0.33%) Adobe
14 6 (0.28%) Cisco
14 6 (0.28%) Cognizant
14 6 (0.28%) DevExpress
14 6 (0.28%) Sage