Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 2,299 2,601 2,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.71% 20.30% 18.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.36% 34.58% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,043 2,370 1,937
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 7,104 7,522 5,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.83% 58.70% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,959 6,464 5,110
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £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 20 June 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 20 June 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 +1 1,380 £45,000 +5.88% 226
Cheshire 0 605 £42,500 +6.25% 87
Lancashire +4 169 £37,500 +13.64% 38
Merseyside -4 131 £40,000 +6.67% 45
Cumbria -15 5 £45,000 - 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 1,904 (82.82%) .NET
2 1,309 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1,195 (51.98%) ASP.NET
4 1,166 (50.72%) MVC
5 1,132 (49.24%) SQL Server
6 963 (41.89%) JavaScript
7 807 (35.10%) SQL
8 719 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 709 (30.84%) HTML
10 677 (29.45%) CSS
11 652 (28.36%) AngularJS
12 588 (25.58%) TDD
13 551 (23.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 542 (23.58%) Microsoft
15 495 (21.53%) Scrum
16 466 (20.27%) .NET Framework
17 421 (18.31%) RESTful
18 396 (17.22%) Finance
19 383 (16.66%) WCF
20 381 (16.57%) Software Engineering
21 359 (15.62%) Git (software)
22 342 (14.88%) BDD
23 337 (14.66%) Web Application Development
24 336 (14.62%) OO
25 334 (14.53%) Java
26 328 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
27 324 (14.09%) jQuery
28 323 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
29 305 (13.27%) Web Development
30 295 (12.83%) SQL Server 2016

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 81 (3.52%) CMS
2 66 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 61 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
4 60 (2.61%) Umbraco
5 54 (2.35%) IIS
6 34 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 27 (1.17%) Apache Spark
8 21 (0.91%) Sitefinity
9 20 (0.87%) NServiceBus
10 18 (0.78%) EPiServer
11 14 (0.61%) Apache Pig
11 14 (0.61%) Confluence
11 14 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.35%) nginx
14 8 (0.35%) OpenEdge
15 7 (0.30%) Content Management Server
16 4 (0.17%) Apache
16 4 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.30%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (0.26%) InDesign
6 4 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.087%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.087%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.043%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 62 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.17%) Magento
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.087%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.087%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.043%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 1 (0.043%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.043%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 323 (14.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 164 (7.13%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (2.26%) SaaS
4 36 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
5 30 (1.30%) Google Play
6 26 (1.13%) Office 365
7 22 (0.96%) GitHub
8 12 (0.52%) NuGet
9 9 (0.39%) PaaS
10 8 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.35%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (0.30%) npm
12 6 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 6 (0.26%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
14 3 (0.13%) Serverless
15 2 (0.087%) BlazeMeter
15 2 (0.087%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.17%) Internet
2 22 (0.96%) HTTP
3 17 (0.74%) Broadband
3 17 (0.74%) Intranet
4 16 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.52%) WAN
6 11 (0.48%) Hyperconnected
7 6 (0.26%) X.509
8 5 (0.22%) Firewall
8 5 (0.22%) SSL
9 4 (0.17%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.17%) LAN
9 4 (0.17%) LLU
10 3 (0.13%) DNS
10 3 (0.13%) RFID
10 3 (0.13%) Skype
10 3 (0.13%) VPN
11 2 (0.087%) AMQP
11 2 (0.087%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,132 (49.24%) SQL Server
2 295 (12.83%) SQL Server 2016
3 170 (7.39%) MongoDB
4 146 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 78 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 78 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 75 (3.26%) MySQL
7 64 (2.78%) Big Data
8 55 (2.39%) RavenDB
9 53 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 46 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (1.74%) RDBMS
12 35 (1.52%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 30 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
15 26 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (0.91%) Blockchain
16 21 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 359 (15.62%) Git (software)
2 182 (7.92%) Visual Studio
3 160 (6.96%) Selenium
4 149 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 135 (5.87%) NUnit
6 131 (5.70%) Jenkins
7 124 (5.39%) TeamCity
8 114 (4.96%) JIRA
9 69 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 58 (2.52%) MSTest
10 58 (2.52%) WebDriver
11 57 (2.48%) Cucumber
12 39 (1.70%) Subversion
13 37 (1.61%) SoapUI
14 36 (1.57%) Grunt
15 35 (1.52%) Bitbucket
15 35 (1.52%) Moq
16 32 (1.39%) SpecFlow
17 31 (1.35%) Maven
18 30 (1.30%) gulp
General
1 396 (17.22%) Finance
2 151 (6.57%) Retail
3 133 (5.79%) Games
4 106 (4.61%) Advertising
5 88 (3.83%) Marketing
6 55 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 53 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 39 (1.70%) Banking
9 37 (1.61%) Legal
10 33 (1.44%) Electronics
11 32 (1.39%) Automotive
12 26 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 16 (0.70%) Law
13 16 (0.70%) Music Industry
14 15 (0.65%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.39%) Back Office
16 8 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.17%) Brand Awareness
17 4 (0.17%) Military
18 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,734 (75.42%) Developer
2 1,061 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 659 (28.66%) C# Developer
4 465 (20.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 306 (13.31%) Software Developer
6 263 (11.44%) Senior Developer
7 210 (9.13%) Software Engineer
8 168 (7.31%) ASP.NET Developer
9 158 (6.87%) C# Software Developer
10 153 (6.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 148 (6.44%) .NET Software Developer
12 143 (6.22%) Full Stack Developer
13 141 (6.13%) Senior .NET Developer
14 128 (5.57%) SQL Developer
15 123 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 107 (4.65%) Junior
17 103 (4.48%) C# Software Engineer
18 102 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
19 99 (4.31%) Web Developer
20 95 (4.13%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,904 (82.82%) .NET
2 1,195 (51.98%) ASP.NET
3 719 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 709 (30.84%) HTML
5 677 (29.45%) CSS
6 652 (28.36%) AngularJS
7 551 (23.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 466 (20.27%) .NET Framework
9 421 (18.31%) RESTful
10 383 (16.66%) WCF
11 324 (14.09%) jQuery
12 289 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 285 (12.40%) Web Services
14 266 (11.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 253 (11.00%) Entity Framework
16 241 (10.48%) React
17 216 (9.40%) Node.js
18 199 (8.66%) HTML5
19 192 (8.35%) KnockoutJS
20 164 (7.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 179 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
2 168 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 101 (4.39%) Mobile App
5 99 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
6 94 (4.09%) Fintech
7 71 (3.09%) User Experience
8 64 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
9 57 (2.48%) Management Information System
10 36 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 31 (1.35%) iPhone
12 30 (1.30%) N-Tier
13 28 (1.22%) Social Network
14 23 (1.00%) Algorithms
15 14 (0.61%) Data Structures
15 14 (0.61%) Tandem
16 12 (0.52%) Life Science
17 8 (0.35%) Robotics
17 8 (0.35%) Virtual Team
18 6 (0.26%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 169 (7.35%) Windows
2 90 (3.91%) Android
3 45 (1.96%) Linux
4 41 (1.78%) Apple iOS
5 18 (0.78%) Unix
6 11 (0.48%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.087%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.043%) AIX
11 1 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,309 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,166 (50.72%) MVC
3 588 (25.58%) TDD
4 495 (21.53%) Scrum
5 381 (16.57%) Software Engineering
6 342 (14.88%) BDD
7 337 (14.66%) Web Application Development
8 336 (14.62%) OO
9 328 (14.27%) Continuous Integration
10 305 (13.27%) Web Development
11 263 (11.44%) Test Automation
12 192 (8.35%) SDLC
13 184 (8.00%) Kanban
13 184 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
14 166 (7.22%) Dependency Injection
15 152 (6.61%) Unit Testing
16 150 (6.52%) OOP
17 139 (6.05%) Microservices
18 138 (6.00%) SOLID
19 131 (5.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 963 (41.89%) JavaScript
2 807 (35.10%) SQL
3 334 (14.53%) Java
4 241 (10.48%) T-SQL
5 203 (8.83%) Ruby
6 161 (7.00%) C++
7 148 (6.44%) Python
8 146 (6.35%) VB.NET
9 129 (5.61%) TypeScript
10 105 (4.57%) PHP
11 68 (2.96%) C
12 67 (2.91%) VB
13 43 (1.87%) PowerShell
14 41 (1.78%) F#
14 41 (1.78%) PL/SQL
15 26 (1.13%) Bash Shell
15 26 (1.13%) VB6
16 20 (0.87%) Scala
17 16 (0.70%) Objective-C
18 15 (0.65%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 188 (8.18%) Degree
2 39 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (1.00%) ISEB
6 19 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 12 (0.52%) MCSE
9 9 (0.39%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.39%) SC Cleared
10 8 (0.35%) CCNA
10 8 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.22%) CISSP
12 5 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (0.22%) GIAC
12 5 (0.22%) Linux+ Certification
12 5 (0.22%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.83%) QA
2 10 (0.43%) GDPR
2 10 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.39%) GCP
4 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.22%) SLA
6 4 (0.17%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.087%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.087%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.043%) MISRA
8 1 (0.043%) PMO
8 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 61 (2.65%) Docker
2 24 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.26%) vSphere
4 3 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.087%) Firmware
6 1 (0.043%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.043%) HDFS
6 1 (0.043%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.043%) KVM
6 1 (0.043%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.043%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (1.83%) Kibana
2 36 (1.57%) Kubernetes
3 33 (1.44%) Ansible
4 14 (0.61%) WSUS
5 13 (0.57%) Puppet
5 13 (0.57%) Salt
6 12 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 7 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.087%) SCCM
11 1 (0.043%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.043%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.043%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 542 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 110 (4.78%) Xamarin
3 100 (4.35%) Google
4 74 (3.22%) Oracle
5 60 (2.61%) Capita
6 50 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 49 (2.13%) Facebook
8 38 (1.65%) Twitter
9 37 (1.61%) SAP
10 24 (1.04%) WorldPay
11 15 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.43%) Sage
12 10 (0.43%) Tableau
13 8 (0.35%) Adobe
13 8 (0.35%) Cisco
14 7 (0.30%) VMware
15 6 (0.26%) Cognizant
15 6 (0.26%) DevExpress
16 5 (0.22%) HP
16 5 (0.22%) JD Edwards