Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing C# 81 157 283
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 22.07% 28.34% 36.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.13% 42.90% 47.80%
Number of salaries quoted 58 102 186
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,000 £31,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
75th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 288 366 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 78.47% 66.06% 76.68%
Number of salaries quoted 185 256 361
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% - +8.97%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing C# as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Northern Ireland

C#
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C# in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for C# in Northern Ireland

C#
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for C# in Northern Ireland

C#
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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
County Antrim -6 71 £40,000 -5.88% 28
County Armagh +1 4 £37,500 -6.25%
County Londonderry +2 2 £32,500 -11.56% 1
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C#.

1 47 (58.02%) Software Engineering
2 41 (50.62%) Java
3 35 (43.21%) .NET
4 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
6 29 (35.80%) SQL
7 26 (32.10%) OO
8 25 (30.86%) Mentoring
9 23 (28.40%) C++
10 20 (24.69%) Windows
11 19 (23.46%) AngularJS
12 18 (22.22%) HTML
13 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
13 17 (20.99%) CSS
13 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
13 17 (20.99%) Test Automation
14 15 (18.52%) Azure
15 13 (16.05%) Electronics
16 12 (14.81%) Manufacturing
16 12 (14.81%) Python
16 12 (14.81%) Node.js
16 12 (14.81%) REST
16 12 (14.81%) Refactoring
17 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
17 11 (13.58%) OOD
17 11 (13.58%) Scrum
17 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (12.35%) React
18 10 (12.35%) Requirements Gathering
18 10 (12.35%) Linux

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) Azure
2 3 (3.70%) AWS
2 3 (3.70%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) MySQL
3 6 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
4 5 (6.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) Power BI
6 1 (1.23%) QlikView
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.23%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.41%) Selenium
3 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.70%) JIRA
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.23%) Appium
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) Postman
6 1 (1.23%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (16.05%) Electronics
2 12 (14.81%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.17%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.47%) Finance
5 1 (1.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Developer
2 30 (37.04%) Software Developer
3 27 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Lead Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Lead Software Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Backend Developer
7 3 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.47%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.23%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (1.23%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (1.23%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (43.21%) .NET
2 19 (23.46%) AngularJS
3 18 (22.22%) HTML
4 17 (20.99%) CSS
5 12 (14.81%) Node.js
5 12 (14.81%) REST
6 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
7 10 (12.35%) React
8 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
9 7 (8.64%) Vue.js
9 7 (8.64%) XML
10 6 (7.41%) Web Services
11 5 (6.17%) Ajax
11 5 (6.17%) JSON
11 5 (6.17%) Laravel
11 5 (6.17%) Middleware
11 5 (6.17%) SOAP
11 5 (6.17%) Symfony
11 5 (6.17%) XSLT
12 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
1 5 (6.17%) Smart City
2 4 (4.94%) Internet of Things
2 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (2.47%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.23%) Derivative
4 1 (1.23%) Robotics
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.69%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Software Engineering
2 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) OO
4 25 (30.86%) Mentoring
5 17 (20.99%) Computer Science
5 17 (20.99%) Test Automation
6 12 (14.81%) Refactoring
7 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (13.58%) OOD
7 11 (13.58%) Scrum
8 10 (12.35%) Physics
8 10 (12.35%) Requirements Gathering
9 8 (9.88%) MVC
9 8 (9.88%) User Stories
10 7 (8.64%) Data Engineering
10 7 (8.64%) DevOps
10 7 (8.64%) Front End Development
10 7 (8.64%) Microservices
10 7 (8.64%) Mobile Development
10 7 (8.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (50.62%) Java
2 33 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 29 (35.80%) SQL
4 23 (28.40%) C++
5 12 (14.81%) Python
6 9 (11.11%) Go
7 8 (9.88%) TypeScript
8 5 (6.17%) PHP
8 5 (6.17%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.47%) C
11 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.35%) Degree
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.64%) HNC
3 7 (8.64%) HND
4 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle
2 5 (6.17%) Xamarin
3 4 (4.94%) Google
4 1 (1.23%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat