Period
to 27 January 2020

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

C#
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 2 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +14
Permanent jobs citing C# 156 235 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.23% 37.48% 17.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.69% 45.90% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 117 145 69
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +12.68% +12.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £46,500
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 393 512 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 68.59% 81.66% 66.95%
Number of salaries quoted 329 300 213
Northern Ireland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,644 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.66% +3.29% +5.26%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Northern Ireland

C#
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C# in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for C# in Northern Ireland

C#
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 January 2020.

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 27 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
County Antrim -2 133 £45,500 +13.75% 28
County Londonderry 0 9 £40,000 - 1
County Down - 7 £31,500 - 2
Newry - 4 £50,000 - 1
County Armagh - 1 £40,000 - 1
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C#.

1 122 (78.21%) .NET
2 81 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (46.79%) ASP.NET
4 64 (41.03%) SQL Server
5 63 (40.38%) JavaScript
6 62 (39.74%) MVC
7 55 (35.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (26.28%) HTML
9 40 (25.64%) .NET Framework
9 40 (25.64%) Azure
10 37 (23.72%) CSS
10 37 (23.72%) Microsoft
11 31 (19.87%) SQL
12 29 (18.59%) .NET Core
13 27 (17.31%) Insurtech
13 27 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (16.67%) Entity Framework
14 26 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (16.67%) DevOps
15 25 (16.03%) jQuery
16 24 (15.38%) Web Development
17 23 (14.74%) Web Services
17 23 (14.74%) AWS
18 21 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (13.46%) AngularJS
19 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (12.82%) Scrum
19 20 (12.82%) TDD
20 19 (12.18%) RESTful
21 18 (11.54%) Software Engineering

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 4 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.64%) Azure
2 23 (14.74%) AWS
3 6 (3.85%) SaaS
4 4 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.56%) Office 365
5 3 (1.92%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.62%) RDBMS
2 15 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (1.92%) GIS
6 1 (0.64%) Power BI
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (9.62%) TeamCity
3 7 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.92%) Selenium
4 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.28%) GitLab
6 1 (0.64%) Appium
6 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
6 1 (0.64%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.64%) Subversion
6 1 (0.64%) Telerik Test Studio
General
1 15 (9.62%) Finance
2 9 (5.77%) Banking
2 9 (5.77%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.21%) Retail
4 4 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (80.77%) Developer
2 50 (32.05%) .NET Developer
3 47 (30.13%) C# Developer
4 36 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 18 (11.54%) Applications Developer
6 17 (10.90%) C# Web Developer
6 17 (10.90%) Web Developer
7 13 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
9 11 (7.05%) C# Application Developer
9 11 (7.05%) C# Web Application Developer
9 11 (7.05%) Web Applications Developer
10 10 (6.41%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.77%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (5.13%) React Developer
12 8 (5.13%) SQL Developer
12 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (5.13%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (3.85%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (78.21%) .NET
2 73 (46.79%) ASP.NET
3 55 (35.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 41 (26.28%) HTML
5 40 (25.64%) .NET Framework
6 37 (23.72%) CSS
7 29 (18.59%) .NET Core
8 26 (16.67%) Entity Framework
9 25 (16.03%) jQuery
10 23 (14.74%) Web Services
11 21 (13.46%) AngularJS
11 21 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (12.18%) RESTful
13 14 (8.97%) REST
14 7 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (3.85%) Spring
15 6 (3.85%) Vue.js
16 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 5 (3.21%) JSON
16 5 (3.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.56%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.56%) User Experience
4 3 (1.92%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.28%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.64%) Blog
6 1 (0.64%) Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.49%) Unix
2 3 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (39.74%) MVC
3 27 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (17.31%) Insurtech
4 26 (16.67%) DevOps
5 24 (15.38%) Web Development
6 20 (12.82%) Scrum
6 20 (12.82%) TDD
7 18 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.90%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (10.26%) CQRS
9 16 (10.26%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.62%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (9.62%) Integration Testing
10 15 (9.62%) System Testing
11 13 (8.33%) User Stories
12 10 (6.41%) Test Automation
13 9 (5.77%) Multithreading
14 7 (4.49%) Acceptance Criteria
15 6 (3.85%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (40.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (19.87%) SQL
3 11 (7.05%) VB.NET
4 7 (4.49%) Java
4 7 (4.49%) VB
5 6 (3.85%) C++
6 5 (3.21%) Python
7 3 (1.92%) Ruby
8 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.64%) C
9 1 (0.64%) F#
9 1 (0.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.77%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (23.72%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.54%) Oracle
3 5 (3.21%) Google
4 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.64%) Telerik
4 1 (0.64%) Xamarin