Period
to 20 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 748 1,603 2,091
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 18.75% 15.28% 17.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.78% 30.19% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 784 1,426 2,047
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,125 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 2,282 5,310 6,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.19% 50.60% 54.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,016 4,154 5,458
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing C# as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C# in the North West.

Salary trend for C# in the North West

C#
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# in the North West over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 +1 523 £55,000 +15.79% 164
Cheshire 0 169 £50,000 +17.65% 65
Lancashire 0 26 £55,000 +46.67% 30
Merseyside -16 21 £47,500 +11.76% 23
Cumbria -7 2 £42,500 +21.43% 10
C#
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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#.

1 643 (85.96%) .NET
2 315 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 310 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
4 266 (35.56%) SQL
5 262 (35.03%) SQL Server
6 260 (34.76%) ASP.NET
7 249 (33.29%) MVC
8 235 (31.42%) Azure
9 225 (30.08%) HTML
10 222 (29.68%) .NET Core
11 204 (27.27%) CSS
12 199 (26.60%) AngularJS
13 175 (23.40%) .NET Framework
14 174 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
15 160 (21.39%) Software Engineering
16 155 (20.72%) Microsoft
16 155 (20.72%) React
17 151 (20.19%) DevOps
18 145 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC
19 137 (18.32%) Microservices
20 126 (16.84%) Finance
21 114 (15.24%) OO
22 112 (14.97%) TDD
23 102 (13.64%) Git (software)
24 86 (11.50%) Entity Framework
25 85 (11.36%) AWS
26 84 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
27 79 (10.56%) Unit Testing
28 73 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
29 72 (9.63%) 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 25 (3.34%) CMS
2 13 (1.74%) IIS
2 13 (1.74%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.20%) NServiceBus
4 8 (1.07%) nginx
4 8 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (1.07%) Umbraco
5 5 (0.67%) Apache
6 3 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.40%) WinCC
7 2 (0.27%) Drupal
7 2 (0.27%) Mule
7 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.27%) SilverStripe
7 2 (0.27%) WordPress
8 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.13%) Liferay
8 1 (0.13%) SAS
8 1 (0.13%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 16 (2.14%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.53%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 235 (31.42%) Azure
2 85 (11.36%) AWS
3 26 (3.48%) GitHub
4 14 (1.87%) GCP
5 12 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.47%) Power Platform
7 10 (1.34%) Logic Apps
7 10 (1.34%) NuGet
8 8 (1.07%) npm
8 8 (1.07%) Serverless
9 7 (0.94%) SaaS
10 5 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.53%) Twilio
12 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.13%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.13%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.20%) Skype
2 6 (0.80%) HTTP
3 5 (0.67%) AMQP
4 4 (0.53%) Internet
4 4 (0.53%) RFID
5 2 (0.27%) Firewall
5 2 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) 3G
6 1 (0.13%) 4G
6 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) Network Security
6 1 (0.13%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (35.03%) SQL Server
2 47 (6.28%) NoSQL
3 33 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 27 (3.61%) MySQL
5 20 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.34%) Power BI
8 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.67%) Redis
11 4 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (0.53%) QlikView
12 3 (0.40%) Big Data
12 3 (0.40%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.40%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 102 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 52 (6.95%) Visual Studio
3 51 (6.82%) JIRA
4 45 (6.02%) Selenium
5 37 (4.95%) TeamCity
6 33 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (4.14%) NUnit
8 25 (3.34%) SpecFlow
9 19 (2.54%) Protractor
10 15 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
11 14 (1.87%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.20%) Mercurial
12 9 (1.20%) Moq
12 9 (1.20%) Subversion
12 9 (1.20%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.07%) Cypress.io
13 8 (1.07%) GitLab
13 8 (1.07%) GoCD
13 8 (1.07%) Jasmine
14 7 (0.94%) Bitbucket
General
1 126 (16.84%) Finance
2 23 (3.07%) Games
3 19 (2.54%) Marketing
3 19 (2.54%) Public Sector
4 17 (2.27%) Law
5 13 (1.74%) Electronics
6 11 (1.47%) Back Office
6 11 (1.47%) Retail
7 10 (1.34%) Banking
7 10 (1.34%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.34%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.20%) Local Government
9 5 (0.67%) Advertising
10 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.40%) Legal
12 2 (0.27%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Automotive
13 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 479 (64.04%) Developer
2 235 (31.42%) .NET Developer
3 206 (27.54%) C# Developer
4 177 (23.66%) Software Developer
5 130 (17.38%) Senior Developer
6 117 (15.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 92 (12.30%) Software Engineer
8 81 (10.83%) C# Software Developer
9 69 (9.22%) Senior .NET Developer
10 66 (8.82%) Architect
11 62 (8.29%) Solutions Architect
12 56 (7.49%) .NET Software Developer
13 51 (6.82%) Senior C# Developer
14 46 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
15 37 (4.95%) C# Software Engineer
16 36 (4.81%) Senior Software Engineer
17 32 (4.28%) .NET Architect
17 32 (4.28%) .NET Solutions Architect
18 30 (4.01%) Angular Developer
19 29 (3.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (85.96%) .NET
2 260 (34.76%) ASP.NET
3 225 (30.08%) HTML
4 222 (29.68%) .NET Core
5 204 (27.27%) CSS
6 199 (26.60%) AngularJS
7 175 (23.40%) .NET Framework
8 174 (23.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 155 (20.72%) React
10 145 (19.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 86 (11.50%) Entity Framework
12 72 (9.63%) REST
13 68 (9.09%) HTML5
14 59 (7.89%) jQuery
15 54 (7.22%) Web Services
16 51 (6.82%) Node.js
17 50 (6.68%) LINQ
18 47 (6.28%) WCF
19 43 (5.75%) ASP.NET Core
19 43 (5.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (5.61%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.01%) User Experience
7 14 (1.87%) Cloud Native
8 11 (1.47%) NHS
8 11 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 9 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 7 (0.94%) PlayStation
11 5 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (0.53%) 3D Printing
12 4 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.53%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.53%) Social Media
13 3 (0.40%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.40%) Life Science
13 3 (0.40%) Robotics
13 3 (0.40%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 23 (3.07%) Windows
2 19 (2.54%) Android
2 19 (2.54%) Apple iOS
3 18 (2.41%) Linux
4 6 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.40%) CentOS
6 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.27%) Unix
7 1 (0.13%) Fedora
7 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (33.29%) MVC
3 160 (21.39%) Software Engineering
4 151 (20.19%) DevOps
5 137 (18.32%) Microservices
6 114 (15.24%) OO
7 112 (14.97%) TDD
8 84 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
9 79 (10.56%) Unit Testing
10 73 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (9.63%) Web Development
12 67 (8.96%) Test Automation
13 62 (8.29%) OOP
14 56 (7.49%) Mentoring
14 56 (7.49%) Scrum
15 49 (6.55%) SDLC
16 38 (5.08%) SOLID
17 33 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (4.14%) BDD
19 26 (3.48%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 315 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 266 (35.56%) SQL
3 63 (8.42%) Java
4 59 (7.89%) TypeScript
5 52 (6.95%) Python
6 35 (4.68%) C++
7 32 (4.28%) VB.NET
8 27 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 15 (2.01%) C
9 15 (2.01%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.01%) Ruby
10 14 (1.87%) PHP
11 8 (1.07%) VB
12 6 (0.80%) ES6
13 5 (0.67%) ES8
13 5 (0.67%) Go
14 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.53%) VBScript
15 3 (0.40%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (6.42%) Degree
2 23 (3.07%) TOGAF Certification
3 17 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) MCPD
6 4 (0.53%) MCSD
7 3 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.40%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.61%) QA
2 7 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.27%) GAMP
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (8.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (4.28%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.34%) Ansible
3 16 (2.14%) Puppet
4 12 (1.60%) Terraform
5 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.40%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.27%) Grafana
7 2 (0.27%) Graylog
7 2 (0.27%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 155 (20.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.41%) Xamarin
3 13 (1.74%) Google
4 12 (1.60%) SAP
4 12 (1.60%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.34%) Oracle
6 9 (1.20%) webMethods
7 8 (1.07%) TOWER Software
8 3 (0.40%) Perforce
8 3 (0.40%) Splunk
9 2 (0.27%) IBM
9 2 (0.27%) Progress
9 2 (0.27%) Zend
10 1 (0.13%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.13%) FactSet
10 1 (0.13%) New Relic
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.13%) Telerik
10 1 (0.13%) VMware