Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,616 1,797 1,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.36% 17.23% 16.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.25% 37.27% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 1,655 1,629
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,450
90th Percentile £58,975 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 5,011 4,822 4,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.74% 46.23% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4,194 4,079 4,205
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -6 406 £45,000 +12.50% 58
Coventry +2 286 £40,000 - 37
Warwickshire +7 264 £37,500 -6.25% 40
Staffordshire -1 241 £38,000 +1.33% 35
Worcestershire +3 130 £35,000 -2.78% 21
Solihull +6 101 £45,000 +12.50% 25
Herefordshire -4 33 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Wolverhampton -4 31 £41,000 +32.26% 7
Shropshire -7 31 £35,000 +29.63% 9
Halesowen -27 21 £31,250 +27.55% 1
Walsall +4 12 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Sutton Coldfield -1 8 £34,000 -2.86% 5
Smethwick -1 2 £50,000 +47.06%
C#
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for C#.

1 1,233 (76.30%) .NET
2 775 (47.96%) SQL Server
3 772 (47.77%) ASP.NET
4 718 (44.43%) JavaScript
5 677 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
6 643 (39.79%) MVC
7 627 (38.80%) SQL
8 601 (37.19%) HTML
9 545 (33.73%) CSS
10 482 (29.83%) Microsoft
11 465 (28.77%) AngularJS
12 393 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 304 (18.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 294 (18.19%) Web Development
15 280 (17.33%) jQuery
16 268 (16.58%) TDD
17 244 (15.10%) .NET Framework
18 215 (13.30%) Visual Studio
19 205 (12.69%) Java
20 198 (12.25%) Degree
21 192 (11.88%) Software Engineering
22 190 (11.76%) C++
22 190 (11.76%) Entity Framework
23 188 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
24 186 (11.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 184 (11.39%) Scrum
26 181 (11.20%) KnockoutJS
27 179 (11.08%) HTML5
28 166 (10.27%) RESTful
29 165 (10.21%) BDD

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
1 112 (6.93%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.09%) BizTalk Server
3 49 (3.03%) CMS
4 38 (2.35%) Umbraco
5 32 (1.98%) IIS
6 19 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (0.87%) Apache Solr
7 14 (0.87%) Confluence
8 10 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (0.56%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.12%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.12%) Sonic ESB
15 1 (0.062%) Apache
15 1 (0.062%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.062%) Drupal
15 1 (0.062%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.43%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.062%) Houdini
6 1 (0.062%) Maya
6 1 (0.062%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 81 (5.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.56%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.43%) Infor M3
3 7 (0.43%) Magento
4 6 (0.37%) BPCS
5 5 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.25%) Epicor Tropos
6 4 (0.25%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.19%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.19%) Sage 500
8 2 (0.12%) Exstream
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 188 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.66%) GitHub
4 42 (2.60%) PaaS
5 40 (2.48%) SaaS
6 38 (2.35%) Office 365
7 32 (1.98%) IaaS
8 21 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (0.87%) Bluemix
9 14 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (0.87%) Serverless
10 11 (0.68%) npm
11 6 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.31%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.12%) Firebase
14 2 (0.12%) Force.com
15 1 (0.062%) AWS Lambda
15 1 (0.062%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.17%) Internet
2 30 (1.86%) Hyperconnected
3 28 (1.73%) HTTP
4 15 (0.93%) Extranet
5 13 (0.80%) Intranet
6 12 (0.74%) SNMP
7 10 (0.62%) 802.11
8 9 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.56%) VPN
9 8 (0.50%) SMS
10 6 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.31%) CTI
12 4 (0.25%) Bluetooth
13 3 (0.19%) Firewall
13 3 (0.19%) Network Security
13 3 (0.19%) SMTP
14 2 (0.12%) 4G
14 2 (0.12%) RFID
14 2 (0.12%) WLAN
15 1 (0.062%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 775 (47.96%) SQL Server
2 124 (7.67%) NoSQL
3 81 (5.01%) SQL Server 2016
4 80 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 61 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 60 (3.71%) MySQL
8 47 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 42 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
10 40 (2.48%) Relational Database
10 40 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (1.92%) Big Data
12 27 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 22 (1.36%) Power BI
14 21 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.68%) DTS
16 11 (0.68%) OLAP
17 9 (0.56%) CouchDB
18 8 (0.50%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 215 (13.30%) Visual Studio
2 145 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 103 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 97 (6.00%) JIRA
5 59 (3.65%) Selenium
6 40 (2.48%) Subversion
7 34 (2.10%) Jenkins
8 29 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 29 (1.79%) SpecFlow
9 26 (1.61%) TeamCity
10 24 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
11 21 (1.30%) JUnit
12 20 (1.24%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.05%) Android Studio
13 17 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 16 (0.99%) Protractor
15 13 (0.80%) NUnit
16 12 (0.74%) git-flow
16 12 (0.74%) gulp
16 12 (0.74%) NuGet
General
1 153 (9.47%) Finance
2 76 (4.70%) Advertising
3 71 (4.39%) Marketing
4 64 (3.96%) Retail
5 44 (2.72%) Games
5 44 (2.72%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.17%) Automotive
7 19 (1.18%) Electronics
8 18 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.93%) Banking
9 15 (0.93%) Legal
10 12 (0.74%) Music Industry
11 8 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.25%) Law
13 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.12%) Back Office
15 1 (0.062%) Billing
15 1 (0.062%) Local Government
15 1 (0.062%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,174 (72.65%) Developer
2 580 (35.89%) .NET Developer
3 501 (31.00%) C# Developer
4 314 (19.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 219 (13.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 217 (13.43%) Software Developer
7 203 (12.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 168 (10.40%) Senior Developer
9 120 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 108 (6.68%) Junior
11 106 (6.56%) Junior Developer
11 106 (6.56%) Web Developer
12 104 (6.44%) SQL Developer
13 103 (6.37%) C# Software Developer
14 101 (6.25%) Analyst
15 98 (6.06%) Graduate
16 93 (5.75%) .NET Software Developer
17 92 (5.69%) Software Engineer
18 89 (5.51%) Senior C# Developer
19 85 (5.26%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,233 (76.30%) .NET
2 772 (47.77%) ASP.NET
3 601 (37.19%) HTML
4 545 (33.73%) CSS
5 465 (28.77%) AngularJS
6 393 (24.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 304 (18.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 280 (17.33%) jQuery
9 244 (15.10%) .NET Framework
10 190 (11.76%) Entity Framework
11 186 (11.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 181 (11.20%) KnockoutJS
13 179 (11.08%) HTML5
14 166 (10.27%) RESTful
15 165 (10.21%) Web Services
16 134 (8.29%) XML
17 119 (7.36%) WCF
18 107 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 107 (6.62%) CSS3
19 105 (6.50%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.56%) Computer Science
2 63 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (3.53%) Mobile App
4 46 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (1.79%) Digital TV
7 27 (1.67%) User Experience
8 23 (1.42%) Fintech
9 22 (1.36%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 16 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 14 (0.87%) Mobile Games
11 14 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 13 (0.80%) BBC
12 13 (0.80%) iPad
12 13 (0.80%) NHS
13 10 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (0.62%) HoloLens
14 7 (0.43%) HTC Vive
14 7 (0.43%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 140 (8.66%) Windows
2 80 (4.95%) Android
3 57 (3.53%) Apple iOS
4 49 (3.03%) Linux
5 16 (0.99%) Unix
6 14 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 7 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.12%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.062%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 677 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 643 (39.79%) MVC
3 294 (18.19%) Web Development
4 268 (16.58%) TDD
5 192 (11.88%) Software Engineering
6 184 (11.39%) Scrum
7 165 (10.21%) BDD
8 136 (8.42%) Test Automation
9 126 (7.80%) SDLC
10 123 (7.61%) OO
11 122 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
12 113 (6.99%) CRM
12 113 (6.99%) Mentoring
13 104 (6.44%) Web Application Development
14 97 (6.00%) Unit Testing
15 95 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
16 93 (5.75%) OOP
17 75 (4.64%) E-Commerce
18 66 (4.08%) Microservices
19 62 (3.84%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 718 (44.43%) JavaScript
2 627 (38.80%) SQL
3 205 (12.69%) Java
4 190 (11.76%) C++
5 151 (9.34%) VB.NET
6 110 (6.81%) T-SQL
7 91 (5.63%) PHP
8 79 (4.89%) C
9 74 (4.58%) Python
10 55 (3.40%) TypeScript
11 51 (3.16%) Ruby
12 46 (2.85%) VB
13 34 (2.10%) PowerShell
14 33 (2.04%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.18%) Scala
16 17 (1.05%) Perl
17 16 (0.99%) RPG
17 16 (0.99%) VB6
18 15 (0.93%) Delphi
19 14 (0.87%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 198 (12.25%) Degree
2 63 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.11%) ISEB
6 11 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.56%) CHECK Team Leader
7 9 (0.56%) CHECK Team Member
7 9 (0.56%) OSCP
8 7 (0.43%) MCSD
8 7 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.37%) HND
9 6 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.19%) CISSP
10 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.19%) GNVQ
10 3 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.12%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.12%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.062%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.32%) QA
2 11 (0.68%) SLA
3 9 (0.56%) MISRA
3 9 (0.56%) MISRA C
4 8 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.43%) IEC 62304
5 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.37%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
7 4 (0.25%) PMO
8 3 (0.19%) COBIT
8 3 (0.19%) GPG13
8 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 26262
9 2 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 31 (1.92%) Docker
2 30 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.062%) Ceph
5 1 (0.062%) Firmware
5 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (0.37%) Puppet
2 5 (0.31%) Ansible
2 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.31%) SCCM
2 5 (0.31%) vCenter Server
3 3 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (0.19%) Terraform
4 2 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.12%) Nessus
5 1 (0.062%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.062%) Kibana
5 1 (0.062%) logstash
5 1 (0.062%) SELinux
5 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 482 (29.83%) Microsoft
2 49 (3.03%) Oracle
3 46 (2.85%) Xamarin
4 41 (2.54%) Google
5 37 (2.29%) SAP
6 26 (1.61%) VMware
7 23 (1.42%) Sitecore
8 22 (1.36%) IFS
9 20 (1.24%) IBM
10 16 (0.99%) Epicor
10 16 (0.99%) Telerik
11 14 (0.87%) Infor
12 12 (0.74%) Sage
13 9 (0.56%) Progress
13 9 (0.56%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.50%) Capita
15 7 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.43%) Siebel
16 6 (0.37%) DevExpress
16 6 (0.37%) QAD