Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,563 1,901 2,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.95% 17.98% 18.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.90% 34.35% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,293 1,705 2,107
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £68,750 £58,750
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 4,610 5,534 7,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.93% 52.34% 56.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,725 4,648 5,997
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,225 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -3 949 £50,000 - 273
Cheshire +5 387 £42,500 +1.19% 100
Lancashire +1 115 £42,500 +13.33% 55
Merseyside +2 88 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Cumbria -10 14 £35,000 +27.27% 6
C#
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 1,314 (84.07%) .NET
2 754 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
3 698 (44.66%) JavaScript
4 615 (39.35%) ASP.NET
5 611 (39.09%) MVC
6 607 (38.84%) SQL Server
7 564 (36.08%) SQL
8 452 (28.92%) HTML
9 443 (28.34%) AngularJS
10 407 (26.04%) Azure
11 381 (24.38%) CSS
12 362 (23.16%) ASP.NET MVC
13 352 (22.52%) Microsoft
14 337 (21.56%) .NET Core
15 289 (18.49%) .NET Framework
16 286 (18.30%) TDD
17 266 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
18 265 (16.95%) Software Engineering
18 265 (16.95%) Scrum
19 258 (16.51%) Java
20 239 (15.29%) Web Services
21 225 (14.40%) Microservices
22 213 (13.63%) Finance
23 210 (13.44%) DevOps
24 187 (11.96%) REST
25 186 (11.90%) React
26 185 (11.84%) AWS
27 179 (11.45%) jQuery
28 176 (11.26%) Greenfield Project
29 175 (11.20%) Test Automation

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 42 (2.69%) CMS
2 38 (2.43%) Umbraco
3 32 (2.05%) IIS
4 23 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (0.90%) Confluence
8 9 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.45%) EPiServer
9 7 (0.45%) Kentico
9 7 (0.45%) Sitefinity
10 4 (0.26%) Mule
10 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.19%) nginx
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.13%) Apache
13 1 (0.064%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.064%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.064%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 53 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
5 7 (0.45%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.26%) Magento
7 3 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
7 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.064%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 407 (26.04%) Azure
2 185 (11.84%) AWS
3 58 (3.71%) SaaS
4 54 (3.45%) Serverless
5 47 (3.01%) GitHub
6 28 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
6 28 (1.79%) Power Platform
7 21 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (1.22%) GCP
9 10 (0.64%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 10 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.58%) Slack
11 8 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.45%) PaaS
13 6 (0.38%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.38%) Office 365
14 5 (0.32%) Amazon ECS
14 5 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (0.32%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.09%) Internet
3 9 (0.58%) HTTP
4 7 (0.45%) LAN
4 7 (0.45%) Wireless
5 6 (0.38%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.38%) LTE
5 6 (0.38%) MQTT
5 6 (0.38%) WAN
5 6 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.19%) Broadband
6 3 (0.19%) DNS
6 3 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.19%) LLU
6 3 (0.19%) Skype
7 2 (0.13%) Intranet
8 1 (0.064%) DHCP
8 1 (0.064%) Firewall
8 1 (0.064%) Hyperconnected
8 1 (0.064%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (38.84%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.57%) NoSQL
3 71 (4.54%) MongoDB
4 56 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 53 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 29 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 26 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
10 24 (1.54%) MySQL
11 21 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (1.09%) Power BI
13 16 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.64%) Big Data
16 10 (0.64%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
18 8 (0.51%) RavenDB
19 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 163 (10.43%) Git (software)
2 133 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 126 (8.06%) Selenium
4 125 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 94 (6.01%) Jenkins
6 81 (5.18%) JIRA
7 79 (5.05%) WebDriver
8 55 (3.52%) SpecFlow
9 52 (3.33%) Hudson
10 51 (3.26%) Cucumber
11 46 (2.94%) Maven
12 39 (2.50%) NUnit
13 37 (2.37%) JUnit
14 34 (2.18%) Bitbucket
15 30 (1.92%) SoapUI
16 29 (1.86%) TestNG
17 27 (1.73%) TeamCity
18 26 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
18 26 (1.66%) Postman
18 26 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 213 (13.63%) Finance
2 62 (3.97%) Retail
3 43 (2.75%) Marketing
4 39 (2.50%) Legal
5 36 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 27 (1.73%) Games
6 27 (1.73%) Law
7 21 (1.34%) Public Sector
8 15 (0.96%) Automotive
9 14 (0.90%) Banking
10 12 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.64%) Military
11 10 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.45%) Advertising
12 7 (0.45%) Electronics
12 7 (0.45%) Housing Association
13 4 (0.26%) Billing
14 3 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.19%) Local Government
15 2 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,121 (71.72%) Developer
2 495 (31.67%) C# Developer
3 431 (27.58%) .NET Developer
4 231 (14.78%) Software Developer
5 222 (14.20%) Senior Developer
6 216 (13.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 146 (9.34%) Software Engineer
8 96 (6.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 80 (5.12%) Lead Developer
10 76 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
11 73 (4.67%) Senior C# Developer
12 67 (4.29%) Programmer
13 65 (4.16%) C# Programmer
14 57 (3.65%) Junior
15 55 (3.52%) C# Software Developer
16 54 (3.45%) Angular Developer
17 50 (3.20%) Lead C# Developer
18 48 (3.07%) Technical Leader
19 46 (2.94%) Analyst
20 44 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,314 (84.07%) .NET
2 615 (39.35%) ASP.NET
3 452 (28.92%) HTML
4 443 (28.34%) AngularJS
5 381 (24.38%) CSS
6 362 (23.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 337 (21.56%) .NET Core
8 289 (18.49%) .NET Framework
9 266 (17.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 239 (15.29%) Web Services
11 187 (11.96%) REST
12 186 (11.90%) React
13 179 (11.45%) jQuery
14 173 (11.07%) Entity Framework
15 127 (8.13%) WCF
16 123 (7.87%) XML
17 115 (7.36%) HTML5
17 115 (7.36%) RESTful
18 114 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 107 (6.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 176 (11.26%) Greenfield Project
2 97 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 81 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.48%) User Experience
5 64 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
6 48 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (2.43%) Data Structures
8 32 (2.05%) Algorithms
9 30 (1.92%) Cloud Native
10 20 (1.28%) N-Tier
11 14 (0.90%) PMI
12 13 (0.83%) Data Centre
12 13 (0.83%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.83%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.70%) Derivative
14 9 (0.58%) EPoS
14 9 (0.58%) Robotics
15 8 (0.51%) Blog
15 8 (0.51%) NHS
16 7 (0.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 102 (6.53%) Windows
2 57 (3.65%) Android
3 49 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 27 (1.73%) Linux
5 13 (0.83%) VMS
6 9 (0.58%) CentOS
6 9 (0.58%) Unix
7 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.32%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.13%) VME
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 754 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 611 (39.09%) MVC
3 286 (18.30%) TDD
4 265 (16.95%) Scrum
4 265 (16.95%) Software Engineering
5 225 (14.40%) Microservices
6 210 (13.44%) DevOps
7 175 (11.20%) Test Automation
8 171 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
9 167 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
10 131 (8.38%) Web Development
11 129 (8.25%) Unit Testing
12 124 (7.93%) BDD
12 124 (7.93%) OO
13 117 (7.49%) SDLC
14 116 (7.42%) Computer Science
15 94 (6.01%) CRM
16 92 (5.89%) SOLID
17 82 (5.25%) Mentoring
18 78 (4.99%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 698 (44.66%) JavaScript
2 564 (36.08%) SQL
3 258 (16.51%) Java
4 102 (6.53%) Python
5 101 (6.46%) T-SQL
6 91 (5.82%) VB.NET
7 84 (5.37%) TypeScript
8 78 (4.99%) C++
9 75 (4.80%) VB
10 43 (2.75%) Shell Script
11 30 (1.92%) VBScript
12 29 (1.86%) PHP
12 29 (1.86%) Ruby
12 29 (1.86%) VB6
13 23 (1.47%) C
14 18 (1.15%) Apex Code
14 18 (1.15%) XPath
15 17 (1.09%) Java 8
15 17 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 135 (8.64%) Degree
2 40 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 14 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 14 (0.90%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.77%) MCSD
8 8 (0.51%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.45%) CIW
9 7 (0.45%) OCA
9 7 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.26%) MCTS
12 3 (0.19%) ISEB
12 3 (0.19%) MCSA
12 3 (0.19%) PhD
13 2 (0.13%) MCAD
14 1 (0.064%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (6.21%) QA
2 31 (1.98%) GDPR
3 23 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.064%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.064%) PMO
5 1 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 125 (8.00%) Docker
2 14 (0.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (0.51%) Firmware
4 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 62 (3.97%) Kubernetes
2 14 (0.90%) Tivoli
3 9 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.58%) Puppet
4 4 (0.26%) Terraform
5 3 (0.19%) Ansible
5 3 (0.19%) Kibana
6 2 (0.13%) Consul
6 2 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.064%) Grafana
7 1 (0.064%) Istio
7 1 (0.064%) linkerd
7 1 (0.064%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.064%) Rancher
7 1 (0.064%) SCCM
Vendors
1 352 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 94 (6.01%) Xamarin
3 43 (2.75%) Oracle
4 41 (2.62%) Sage
5 28 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (1.66%) IBM
7 23 (1.47%) Google
8 22 (1.41%) Sitecore
9 15 (0.96%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.45%) Intapp
10 7 (0.45%) Micro Focus
11 6 (0.38%) CA
11 6 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
11 6 (0.38%) Parasoft
11 6 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.38%) SAP
11 6 (0.38%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.38%) VMware
11 6 (0.38%) webMethods
12 5 (0.32%) Facebook