Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 1902 1764 2103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.08% 14.75% 19.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.73% 33.75% 39.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1815 1614 2101
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5323 5226 5269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 53.40% 43.69% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4629 4371 4714
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £24,975 £23,250 £23,575
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C# in the West Midlands

C#
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for C# in the West Midlands

C#
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Salary histogram for C# in the West Midlands

C#
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 September 2017. 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
Birmingham +5 611 £42,500 +8.08% 31
Warwickshire +13 335 £37,500 -4.76% 19
Coventry +2 312 £40,000 - 12
Staffordshire 0 261 £40,000 +6.67% 18
Worcestershire +10 155 £37,500 +15.38% 16
Herefordshire +10 62 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Solihull +10 57 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Shropshire -12 47 £43,500 +33.85% 9
Halesowen - 21 £30,000 - 2
Sutton Coldfield +8 17 £45,000 +57.89% 1
Walsall 0 9 £41,500 +18.57%
Dudley +5 6 £30,000 +23.71%
Wolverhampton -19 4 £38,000 +20.63%
Brierley Hill +1 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Bromwich -8 1 £50,000 +36.99% 1
Smethwick - 1 - -
Stourbridge - 1 £30,000 -
C#
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, IT jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for C#.

1 1547 (81.34%) .NET
2 984 (51.74%) ASP.NET
3 980 (51.52%) JavaScript
4 918 (48.26%) SQL Server
5 861 (45.27%) MVC
6 817 (42.95%) SQL
7 773 (40.64%) HTML
8 725 (38.12%) CSS
9 701 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
10 616 (32.39%) AngularJS
11 607 (31.91%) Microsoft
12 550 (28.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 414 (21.77%) jQuery
14 386 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 348 (18.30%) TDD
15 348 (18.30%) Web Development
16 321 (16.88%) .NET Framework
17 258 (13.56%) Visual Studio
18 256 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
19 247 (12.99%) Degree
20 237 (12.46%) HTML5
21 230 (12.09%) VB.NET
22 229 (12.04%) Java
22 229 (12.04%) BDD
23 216 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 214 (11.25%) KnockoutJS
25 213 (11.20%) Entity Framework
26 211 (11.09%) T-SQL
26 211 (11.09%) OO
27 210 (11.04%) Finance

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 77 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 64 (3.36%) CMS
3 57 (3.00%) IIS
4 32 (1.68%) Umbraco
5 18 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
5 18 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
6 17 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (0.63%) EPiServer
9 7 (0.37%) Confluence
10 6 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.26%) Drupal
11 5 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.21%) JBoss
12 4 (0.21%) OpenEdge
12 4 (0.21%) Orchard CMS
12 4 (0.21%) WordPress
13 3 (0.16%) Apache
13 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.26%) 3ds Max
3 5 (0.26%) Maya
3 5 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.16%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.053%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 65 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.32%) BPCS
2 6 (0.32%) Magento
3 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.21%) assyst
5 2 (0.11%) Exstream
6 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 256 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 88 (4.63%) SaaS
3 69 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (1.79%) GitHub
5 31 (1.63%) PaaS
6 27 (1.42%) Bluemix
6 27 (1.42%) IBM Cloud
7 23 (1.21%) Office 365
8 16 (0.84%) IaaS
9 15 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (0.79%) Firebase
10 12 (0.63%) npm
11 7 (0.37%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.16%) Force.com
14 1 (0.053%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.42%) Internet
2 23 (1.21%) ATM
3 15 (0.79%) HTTP
4 13 (0.68%) Ethernet
5 11 (0.58%) Extranet
5 11 (0.58%) Intranet
5 11 (0.58%) Skype
6 10 (0.53%) Bluetooth
6 10 (0.53%) Broadband
6 10 (0.53%) SMS
6 10 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.42%) RS-485
8 7 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.21%) Profibus
9 4 (0.21%) SNMP
9 4 (0.21%) Wireless
10 3 (0.16%) Firewall
10 3 (0.16%) RFID
10 3 (0.16%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 918 (48.26%) SQL Server
2 175 (9.20%) NoSQL
3 96 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 95 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 92 (4.84%) SQL Server 2016
6 84 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 79 (4.15%) MySQL
8 73 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 53 (2.79%) Relational Database
9 53 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 49 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 33 (1.74%) Power BI
13 24 (1.26%) QlikView
14 21 (1.10%) Big Data
14 21 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (0.95%) DocumentDB
16 14 (0.74%) CouchDB
17 10 (0.53%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 258 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 176 (9.25%) Git (software)
3 118 (6.20%) Selenium
4 112 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 89 (4.68%) Jenkins
6 71 (3.73%) SpecFlow
7 66 (3.47%) JIRA
8 42 (2.21%) Subversion
9 40 (2.10%) Karma Test Runner
9 40 (2.10%) NUnit
10 37 (1.95%) WebDriver
11 28 (1.47%) TeamCity
12 26 (1.37%) Cucumber
13 20 (1.05%) Jasmine
14 18 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (0.84%) JUnit
15 16 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
15 16 (0.84%) webpack
16 15 (0.79%) Bitbucket
16 15 (0.79%) PhantomJS
General
1 210 (11.04%) Finance
2 82 (4.31%) Retail
3 74 (3.89%) Marketing
4 51 (2.68%) Advertising
5 49 (2.58%) Games
6 48 (2.52%) Legal
7 47 (2.47%) Electronics
8 46 (2.42%) Automotive
9 22 (1.16%) Music Industry
10 20 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.74%) Banking
13 10 (0.53%) Law
14 7 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.11%) Publishing
16 1 (0.053%) Back Office
16 1 (0.053%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1523 (80.07%) Developer
2 823 (43.27%) .NET Developer
3 665 (34.96%) C# Developer
4 448 (23.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 313 (16.46%) Software Developer
6 308 (16.19%) ASP.NET Developer
7 301 (15.83%) Senior Developer
8 264 (13.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 171 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 170 (8.94%) Graduate
11 166 (8.73%) SQL Developer
12 158 (8.31%) Junior
13 154 (8.10%) Junior Developer
14 153 (8.04%) C# Software Developer
15 152 (7.99%) Graduate Developer
16 147 (7.73%) .NET Software Developer
17 145 (7.62%) Senior C# Developer
18 138 (7.26%) Senior .NET Developer
19 130 (6.83%) Web Developer
20 121 (6.36%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1547 (81.34%) .NET
2 984 (51.74%) ASP.NET
3 773 (40.64%) HTML
4 725 (38.12%) CSS
5 616 (32.39%) AngularJS
6 550 (28.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 414 (21.77%) jQuery
8 386 (20.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 321 (16.88%) .NET Framework
10 237 (12.46%) HTML5
11 216 (11.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 214 (11.25%) KnockoutJS
13 213 (11.20%) Entity Framework
14 172 (9.04%) RESTful
15 159 (8.36%) Web Services
16 146 (7.68%) Node.js
17 145 (7.62%) WCF
18 140 (7.36%) XML
19 137 (7.20%) WPF
20 109 (5.73%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 110 (5.78%) Computer Science
3 86 (4.52%) Mobile App
4 81 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (2.10%) User Experience
6 39 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 29 (1.52%) Fintech
8 25 (1.31%) NHS
9 24 (1.26%) Digital TV
10 18 (0.95%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.68%) BBC
11 13 (0.68%) iPad
11 13 (0.68%) Mobile Games
12 12 (0.63%) Mainframe
13 11 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (0.58%) HoloLens
13 11 (0.58%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.42%) Replication
15 7 (0.37%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 151 (7.94%) Windows
2 77 (4.05%) Android
3 72 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 59 (3.10%) Linux
5 23 (1.21%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.74%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
9 6 (0.32%) Unix
10 4 (0.21%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.053%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.053%) SUSE
12 1 (0.053%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.053%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 861 (45.27%) MVC
2 701 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
3 348 (18.30%) TDD
3 348 (18.30%) Web Development
4 229 (12.04%) BDD
5 211 (11.09%) OO
6 185 (9.73%) Software Engineering
7 180 (9.46%) Scrum
8 170 (8.94%) Test Automation
9 163 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 143 (7.52%) Web Application Development
11 141 (7.41%) SDLC
12 128 (6.73%) Mentoring
12 128 (6.73%) Unit Testing
13 114 (5.99%) Microservices
14 96 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
14 96 (5.05%) OOP
15 94 (4.94%) Mobile Development
15 94 (4.94%) SOLID
16 92 (4.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 980 (51.52%) JavaScript
2 817 (42.95%) SQL
3 230 (12.09%) VB.NET
4 229 (12.04%) Java
5 211 (11.09%) T-SQL
6 161 (8.46%) C++
7 88 (4.63%) Python
8 79 (4.15%) Ruby
9 76 (4.00%) TypeScript
10 66 (3.47%) PHP
11 63 (3.31%) C
12 54 (2.84%) VB
13 29 (1.52%) F#
14 28 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 20 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 20 (1.05%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.00%) XAML
17 18 (0.95%) Scala
18 14 (0.74%) MATLAB
19 12 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 247 (12.99%) Degree
2 66 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 64 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (1.05%) ISEB
5 17 (0.89%) MCSD
6 12 (0.63%) HND
7 11 (0.58%) GNVQ
8 7 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.26%) MCPD
9 5 (0.26%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.21%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) MCSE
12 1 (0.053%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.84%) QA
2 29 (1.52%) SLA
3 7 (0.37%) MISRA
4 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.32%) MISRA C
5 4 (0.21%) IEC 62304
5 4 (0.21%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 13485
7 2 (0.11%) PMO
8 1 (0.053%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.053%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (0.58%) Firmware
2 10 (0.53%) Docker
3 7 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.053%) Ceph
6 1 (0.053%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.16%) Kibana
4 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.11%) Nagios
4 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.11%) Puppet
4 2 (0.11%) SELinux
5 1 (0.053%) Ansible
Vendors
1 607 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 91 (4.78%) Xamarin
3 59 (3.10%) Oracle
4 33 (1.74%) Google
5 31 (1.63%) IBM
6 29 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 21 (1.10%) Tableau
8 12 (0.63%) SAP
9 9 (0.47%) Telerik
10 7 (0.37%) VMware
11 6 (0.32%) Progress
11 6 (0.32%) QAD
12 5 (0.26%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.26%) MKS
12 5 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.21%) Apple
13 4 (0.21%) CA
14 3 (0.16%) Green Hills
14 3 (0.16%) Informatica
14 3 (0.16%) QNX