Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 178 92 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 24.45% 27.79% 17.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.12% 38.82% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 107 29 74
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,950 £24,300
25th Percentile £28,750 £36,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% -
75th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £56,750 £60,000 £60,625
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 455 237 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 62.50% 71.60% 64.45%
Number of salaries quoted 258 93 251
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,063 £35,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £79,125 £60,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -2 148 £37,500 -11.76% 14
County Londonderry +2 17 £32,500 -2.99% 1
County Armagh - 6 £30,000 - 1
County Tyrone - 3 £32,500 -
County Down - 1 - -
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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#.

1 145 (81.46%) .NET
2 100 (56.18%) Java
3 98 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (47.19%) Software Engineering
5 83 (46.63%) SQL
6 75 (42.13%) BDD
7 70 (39.33%) Scrum
8 63 (35.39%) TDD
9 57 (32.02%) AngularJS
10 56 (31.46%) Node.js
11 53 (29.78%) MongoDB
11 53 (29.78%) Mentoring
12 52 (29.21%) OO
13 50 (28.09%) SC Cleared
13 50 (28.09%) Security Cleared
13 50 (28.09%) Public Sector
14 49 (27.53%) Spring
14 49 (27.53%) Hibernate
15 48 (26.97%) Change Control
16 44 (24.72%) Fintech
17 39 (21.91%) JavaScript
18 36 (20.22%) User Stories
19 32 (17.98%) Python
20 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
21 27 (15.17%) MVC
22 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
22 26 (14.61%) Computer Science
23 25 (14.04%) Coaching
24 22 (12.36%) SDLC
24 22 (12.36%) Azure

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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.87%) CMS
1 14 (7.87%) Kentico
1 14 (7.87%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.36%) Azure
2 5 (2.81%) AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (29.78%) MongoDB
2 26 (14.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.25%) MySQL
3 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (5.62%) JIRA
2 9 (5.06%) Selenium
3 8 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.37%) Appium
4 6 (3.37%) Postman
4 6 (3.37%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.69%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) Ranorex
General
1 50 (28.09%) Public Sector
2 9 (5.06%) Finance
3 7 (3.93%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.37%) Electronics
5 3 (1.69%) Social Skills
6 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 103 (57.87%) Developer
2 85 (47.75%) Software Developer
3 51 (28.65%) Software Engineer
4 33 (18.54%) Senior Developer
4 33 (18.54%) Senior Software Developer
5 21 (11.80%) .NET Developer
6 18 (10.11%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (2.81%) QA Engineer
8 4 (2.25%) Backend Developer
8 4 (2.25%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (2.25%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (1.69%) Lead Developer
9 3 (1.69%) Lead Software Developer
9 3 (1.69%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (1.69%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (1.69%) Software Tester
9 3 (1.69%) Team Leader
9 3 (1.69%) Test Engineer
9 3 (1.69%) Tester
10 2 (1.12%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (81.46%) .NET
2 57 (32.02%) AngularJS
3 56 (31.46%) Node.js
4 49 (27.53%) Hibernate
4 49 (27.53%) Spring
5 19 (10.67%) ASP.NET
6 17 (9.55%) .NET Framework
7 15 (8.43%) Web Services
8 14 (7.87%) CSS
9 12 (6.74%) HTML
10 8 (4.49%) Entity Framework
11 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (3.93%) jQuery
12 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (2.81%) .NET Core
14 4 (2.25%) REST
14 4 (2.25%) WCF
15 3 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
16 2 (1.12%) JSON
16 2 (1.12%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.74%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.49%) Internet of Things
4 7 (3.93%) Renewable Energy
5 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.11%) Linux
2 16 (8.99%) Windows
3 5 (2.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (55.06%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (47.19%) Software Engineering
3 75 (42.13%) BDD
4 70 (39.33%) Scrum
5 63 (35.39%) TDD
6 53 (29.78%) Mentoring
7 52 (29.21%) OO
8 48 (26.97%) Change Control
9 44 (24.72%) Fintech
10 36 (20.22%) User Stories
11 27 (15.17%) MVC
12 26 (14.61%) Computer Science
13 25 (14.04%) Coaching
14 22 (12.36%) SDLC
15 20 (11.24%) Refactoring
15 20 (11.24%) Software Deployment
16 18 (10.11%) Web Development
17 14 (7.87%) Clean Code
18 13 (7.30%) SOA
18 13 (7.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 100 (56.18%) Java
2 83 (46.63%) SQL
3 39 (21.91%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.98%) Python
5 12 (6.74%) Go
5 12 (6.74%) Ruby
6 8 (4.49%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.81%) C++
8 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (28.09%) SC Cleared
1 50 (28.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.81%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.69%) Degree
5 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.12%) HNC
5 2 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.49%) Xamarin
3 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.69%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.12%) Sun