Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing C# 99 136 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.76% 21.90% 23.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.08% 34.69% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 114 88
Median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £31,488 £24,000 £24,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 247 392 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 66.76% 63.12% 66.18%
Number of salaries quoted 87 265 211
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £24,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 94 £45,000 +12.50% 14
County Londonderry -1 4 £33,500 -16.25%
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 63 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (62.63%) .NET
3 53 (53.54%) Microsoft
4 44 (44.44%) Azure
5 39 (39.39%) Scrum
6 37 (37.37%) Software Engineering
7 33 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 31 (31.31%) AWS
9 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
10 27 (27.27%) .NET Framework
11 26 (26.26%) Oracle
11 26 (26.26%) AngularJS
12 25 (25.25%) Java
13 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
14 22 (22.22%) Python
15 21 (21.21%) MVC
15 21 (21.21%) RESTful
16 19 (19.19%) Test Automation
16 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (18.18%) Entity Framework
18 16 (16.16%) C++
18 16 (16.16%) HTML
19 15 (15.15%) Manual Testing
19 15 (15.15%) Investment Management
20 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
21 12 (12.12%) User Stories
21 12 (12.12%) DevOps
21 12 (12.12%) SQL
21 12 (12.12%) CSS
21 12 (12.12%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.08%) Kentico
2 3 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.03%) IIS
3 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 44 (44.44%) Azure
2 31 (31.31%) AWS
3 4 (4.04%) Azure Stack
3 4 (4.04%) Logic Apps
4 3 (3.03%) G Suite
4 3 (3.03%) GCP
5 2 (2.02%) PaaS
6 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Selenium
2 11 (11.11%) JMeter
3 6 (6.06%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.05%) Mocha
4 5 (5.05%) NUnit
4 5 (5.05%) Spock
5 4 (4.04%) Automake
5 4 (4.04%) GCC
5 4 (4.04%) GDB
6 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.03%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (3.03%) Finance
1 3 (3.03%) Law
1 3 (3.03%) Marketing
1 3 (3.03%) Retail
2 2 (2.02%) Electronics
2 2 (2.02%) Legal
2 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (63.64%) Developer
2 37 (37.37%) Software Developer
3 27 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Senior Developer
5 12 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
6 10 (10.10%) Test Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
7 9 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.07%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Azure Developer
9 6 (6.06%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Technical Leader
11 3 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (62.63%) .NET
2 33 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 27 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 26 (26.26%) AngularJS
5 21 (21.21%) RESTful
6 19 (19.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (18.18%) Entity Framework
8 16 (16.16%) HTML
9 12 (12.12%) CSS
10 10 (10.10%) jQuery
11 8 (8.08%) COM
11 8 (8.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.05%) Web Services
13 4 (4.04%) Angular 2
13 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (4.04%) React
14 3 (3.03%) .NET Core
14 3 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
14 3 (3.03%) TensorFlow
14 3 (3.03%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.04%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.03%) Robotics
4 3 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.39%) Scrum
3 37 (37.37%) Software Engineering
4 21 (21.21%) MVC
5 19 (19.19%) Test Automation
6 15 (15.15%) Investment Management
6 15 (15.15%) Manual Testing
7 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (12.12%) DevOps
8 12 (12.12%) User Stories
9 11 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (11.11%) OO
9 11 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 10 (10.10%) Line Management
11 9 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.09%) TDD
12 8 (8.08%) BDD
12 8 (8.08%) Technical Analysis
13 7 (7.07%) Data Engineering
13 7 (7.07%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
2 25 (25.25%) Java
3 22 (22.22%) Python
4 16 (16.16%) C++
5 12 (12.12%) SQL
6 5 (5.05%) Go
6 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.04%) VBA
8 3 (3.03%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.01%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 11 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.05%) Degree
3 4 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.02%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.03%) Kibana
3 1 (1.01%) Ansible
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (53.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.26%) Oracle
3 7 (7.07%) Google
4 6 (6.06%) Databricks
5 4 (4.04%) UiPath
6 3 (3.03%) Automation Anywhere
6 3 (3.03%) Blue Prism