Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 2,349 2,458 2,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.46% 19.93% 17.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.55% 34.53% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,107 2,310 1,914
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £55,000
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 7,217 7,119 6,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.71% 57.71% 50.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,961 6,179 5,229
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 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,550
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 1,465 £45,000 +5.88% 227
Cheshire -2 597 £42,500 +13.33% 129
Lancashire +4 174 £35,000 -4.76% 32
Merseyside -5 92 £37,500 - 33
Cumbria +1 10 £42,500 -5.56%
C#
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 1,983 (84.42%) .NET
2 1,359 (57.85%) ASP.NET
3 1,287 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
4 1,265 (53.85%) MVC
5 1,160 (49.38%) SQL Server
6 919 (39.12%) JavaScript
7 835 (35.55%) SQL
8 800 (34.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 664 (28.27%) CSS
10 659 (28.05%) HTML
11 651 (27.71%) TDD
12 536 (22.82%) AngularJS
13 529 (22.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 519 (22.09%) .NET Framework
15 514 (21.88%) Microsoft
16 470 (20.01%) Scrum
17 464 (19.75%) WCF
18 443 (18.86%) jQuery
19 417 (17.75%) RESTful
20 402 (17.11%) BDD
21 379 (16.13%) Web Application Development
22 376 (16.01%) Web Services
23 366 (15.58%) Finance
24 360 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
25 351 (14.94%) Software Engineering
26 338 (14.39%) OO
27 317 (13.50%) Entity Framework
28 314 (13.37%) Git (software)
29 295 (12.56%) Node.js
30 294 (12.52%) Java

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 91 (3.87%) CMS
2 72 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 55 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 55 (2.34%) Umbraco
4 28 (1.19%) EPiServer
5 27 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 24 (1.02%) IIS
7 20 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 11 (0.47%) NServiceBus
9 10 (0.43%) Confluence
10 6 (0.26%) ColdFusion
10 6 (0.26%) OpenEdge
11 5 (0.21%) Content Management Server
11 5 (0.21%) WordPress
12 4 (0.17%) Kentico
12 4 (0.17%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.13%) Drupal
13 3 (0.13%) nginx
13 3 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
4 6 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.13%) SPSS
7 2 (0.085%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.043%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 52 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.34%) Magento
4 5 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
4 5 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.085%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.085%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.085%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.085%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.043%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.043%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.043%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 272 (11.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 156 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.58%) Dynamics 365
4 31 (1.32%) Google Play
5 30 (1.28%) GitHub
6 18 (0.77%) SaaS
7 15 (0.64%) Office 365
8 8 (0.34%) Serverless
9 7 (0.30%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 6 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.17%) npm
13 3 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 3 (0.13%) BlazeMeter
13 3 (0.13%) PaaS
13 3 (0.13%) Slack
14 2 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.085%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.043%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.19%) Internet
2 22 (0.94%) HTTP
3 13 (0.55%) Intranet
4 11 (0.47%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.34%) Bluetooth
5 8 (0.34%) WinSCP
6 5 (0.21%) DNS
6 5 (0.21%) WAN
7 3 (0.13%) Broadband
7 3 (0.13%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.13%) Firewall
7 3 (0.13%) SSL
7 3 (0.13%) Wireless
8 2 (0.085%) AMQP
8 2 (0.085%) DHCP
8 2 (0.085%) LAN
8 2 (0.085%) LLU
8 2 (0.085%) SMS
8 2 (0.085%) VLAN
8 2 (0.085%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,160 (49.38%) SQL Server
2 222 (9.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 180 (7.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 179 (7.62%) NoSQL
5 154 (6.56%) MongoDB
6 113 (4.81%) MySQL
7 101 (4.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 89 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 62 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 42 (1.79%) Big Data
11 40 (1.70%) RavenDB
12 38 (1.62%) Relational Database
13 32 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
14 23 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (0.98%) Hadoop
15 21 (0.89%) RDBMS
16 20 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.81%) Oracle Database
18 17 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
18 17 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 314 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 168 (7.15%) Visual Studio
3 147 (6.26%) Selenium
4 144 (6.13%) TeamCity
5 119 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 111 (4.73%) NUnit
7 89 (3.79%) Cucumber
8 75 (3.19%) Jenkins
9 62 (2.64%) JIRA
10 60 (2.55%) MSTest
10 60 (2.55%) Subversion
11 59 (2.51%) WebDriver
12 27 (1.15%) SoapUI
13 26 (1.11%) SpecFlow
14 21 (0.89%) Grunt
14 21 (0.89%) JMeter
14 21 (0.89%) JUnit
14 21 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 18 (0.77%) Moq
15 18 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 366 (15.58%) Finance
2 129 (5.49%) Retail
3 125 (5.32%) Advertising
4 124 (5.28%) Games
5 96 (4.09%) Marketing
6 64 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 50 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 35 (1.49%) Back Office
9 30 (1.28%) Banking
9 30 (1.28%) Electronics
10 29 (1.23%) Legal
11 23 (0.98%) Music Industry
12 20 (0.85%) Law
13 12 (0.51%) Automotive
14 9 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.26%) Billing
16 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,761 (74.97%) Developer
2 1,178 (50.15%) .NET Developer
3 662 (28.18%) C# Developer
4 520 (22.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 388 (16.52%) Software Developer
6 245 (10.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 244 (10.39%) Senior Developer
8 239 (10.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 230 (9.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 209 (8.90%) C# Software Developer
11 171 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 162 (6.90%) Software Engineer
13 137 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
14 106 (4.51%) Junior
15 99 (4.21%) Web Developer
16 95 (4.04%) SQL Developer
17 92 (3.92%) Junior Developer
18 91 (3.87%) Tester
19 89 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
20 88 (3.75%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,983 (84.42%) .NET
2 1,359 (57.85%) ASP.NET
3 800 (34.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 664 (28.27%) CSS
5 659 (28.05%) HTML
6 536 (22.82%) AngularJS
7 529 (22.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 519 (22.09%) .NET Framework
9 464 (19.75%) WCF
10 443 (18.86%) jQuery
11 417 (17.75%) RESTful
12 376 (16.01%) Web Services
13 360 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 317 (13.50%) Entity Framework
15 295 (12.56%) Node.js
16 292 (12.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 228 (9.71%) KnockoutJS
18 209 (8.90%) WPF
19 205 (8.73%) HTML5
20 157 (6.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 144 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
2 138 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 105 (4.47%) Mobile App
5 94 (4.00%) Fintech
6 67 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (1.79%) iPhone
7 42 (1.79%) N-Tier
7 42 (1.79%) User Experience
8 38 (1.62%) Social Network
9 27 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.06%) iPad
11 20 (0.85%) NHS
12 12 (0.51%) Life Science
13 11 (0.47%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.38%) Replication
15 8 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
15 8 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
15 8 (0.34%) Tandem
15 8 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 174 (7.41%) Windows
2 97 (4.13%) Android
3 51 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 39 (1.66%) Linux
5 27 (1.15%) Unix
6 22 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.17%) Debian
9 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.085%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.085%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.043%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.043%) VMS
11 1 (0.043%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.043%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.043%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.043%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,287 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1,265 (53.85%) MVC
3 651 (27.71%) TDD
4 470 (20.01%) Scrum
5 402 (17.11%) BDD
6 379 (16.13%) Web Application Development
7 351 (14.94%) Software Engineering
8 338 (14.39%) OO
9 286 (12.18%) Web Development
10 247 (10.52%) Continuous Integration
11 223 (9.49%) Test Automation
12 202 (8.60%) SDLC
13 198 (8.43%) Dependency Injection
14 170 (7.24%) Kanban
15 124 (5.28%) OOP
16 120 (5.11%) E-Commerce
17 119 (5.07%) Mentoring
18 116 (4.94%) SOLID
19 107 (4.56%) DevOps
20 105 (4.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 919 (39.12%) JavaScript
2 835 (35.55%) SQL
3 294 (12.52%) Java
4 268 (11.41%) Ruby
5 232 (9.88%) T-SQL
6 149 (6.34%) VB.NET
7 146 (6.22%) C++
8 111 (4.73%) Python
9 83 (3.53%) TypeScript
10 76 (3.24%) C
11 73 (3.11%) PHP
12 69 (2.94%) F#
13 57 (2.43%) VB
14 52 (2.21%) PL/SQL
15 33 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 22 (0.94%) VB6
17 20 (0.85%) Objective-C
18 19 (0.81%) Embedded C
18 19 (0.81%) Go
19 18 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 221 (9.41%) Degree
2 46 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (0.98%) ISTQB
5 21 (0.89%) ISEB
6 17 (0.72%) Security Cleared
7 12 (0.51%) Master's Degree
8 9 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.30%) HND
9 7 (0.30%) MCP
10 6 (0.26%) CCNA
10 6 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.26%) MCSA
10 6 (0.26%) MCSE
11 5 (0.21%) HNC
11 5 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.17%) PhD
12 4 (0.17%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.85%) QA
2 23 (0.98%) SLA
3 7 (0.30%) ISO 13485
3 7 (0.30%) PMO
4 6 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.17%) GCP
6 4 (0.17%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.085%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.085%) WAI
8 1 (0.043%) COBIT
8 1 (0.043%) GPG13
8 1 (0.043%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.043%) HL7
8 1 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.043%) TickIT
System Software
1 32 (1.36%) Docker
2 15 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.085%) Firmware
6 1 (0.043%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 67 (2.85%) Kibana
2 32 (1.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 32 (1.36%) WSUS
3 20 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 15 (0.64%) Ansible
5 13 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.51%) Puppet
7 5 (0.21%) SCCM
7 5 (0.21%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.13%) SCOM
10 2 (0.085%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.043%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.043%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.043%) Nagios
11 1 (0.043%) Nessus
11 1 (0.043%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.043%) Salt
11 1 (0.043%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 514 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 114 (4.85%) Google
3 76 (3.24%) Oracle
4 68 (2.89%) Xamarin
5 66 (2.81%) Facebook
6 63 (2.68%) Capita
7 51 (2.17%) Twitter
8 42 (1.79%) SAP
9 37 (1.58%) Sitecore
10 22 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (0.89%) WorldPay
12 11 (0.47%) Epicor
13 10 (0.43%) Adobe
13 10 (0.43%) Sybase
13 10 (0.43%) Teradata
14 8 (0.34%) HP
15 7 (0.30%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.30%) JD Edwards
16 6 (0.26%) DevExpress
16 6 (0.26%) VMware