Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 625 892 1,124
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.64% 15.42% 14.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.64% 33.58% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 510 804 951
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
75th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £54,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,346 2,656 3,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.43% 45.90% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,953 2,325 2,735
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing C# as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C# in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for C# in the West Midlands

C#
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 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
Birmingham 0 301 £55,000 +22.22% 92
Coventry -5 51 £37,500 -16.67% 17
Worcestershire -11 51 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Staffordshire -8 50 £37,500 -6.25% 24
Warwickshire +2 44 £45,000 -9.09% 9
Solihull +8 23 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Wolverhampton -13 17 £45,000 -14.29% 7
Shropshire -1 16 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Dudley - 14 £45,500 - 2
Walsall +2 13 £43,500 -3.33% 4
Herefordshire -5 10 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Halesowen +1 2 £25,000 -44.44% 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for C#.

1 435 (69.60%) .NET
2 315 (50.40%) SQL
3 310 (49.60%) JavaScript
4 297 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
5 291 (46.56%) Azure
6 258 (41.28%) Microsoft
7 214 (34.24%) CSS
8 202 (32.32%) HTML
9 179 (28.64%) ASP.NET
10 174 (27.84%) SQL Server
11 173 (27.68%) AngularJS
12 170 (27.20%) DevOps
13 158 (25.28%) MVC
14 134 (21.44%) .NET Framework
15 122 (19.52%) .NET Core
16 121 (19.36%) jQuery
17 119 (19.04%) Python
18 117 (18.72%) React
19 105 (16.80%) REST
20 98 (15.68%) Software Engineering
21 95 (15.20%) Microservices
22 94 (15.04%) Java
23 90 (14.40%) Greenfield Project
24 88 (14.08%) SDLC
25 85 (13.60%) TDD
26 79 (12.64%) T-SQL
27 78 (12.48%) ASP.NET MVC
28 76 (12.16%) Entity Framework
29 75 (12.00%) Test Automation
30 68 (10.88%) Docker

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 45 (7.20%) Umbraco
2 34 (5.44%) CMS
3 20 (3.20%) Confluence
4 10 (1.60%) IIS
5 7 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.96%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.48%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (1.60%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.80%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.64%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 291 (46.56%) Azure
2 38 (6.08%) Power Platform
3 32 (5.12%) AWS
4 29 (4.64%) Dynamics 365
5 28 (4.48%) SaaS
6 23 (3.68%) Azure Logic Apps
7 22 (3.52%) PowerApps
8 20 (3.20%) GitHub
8 20 (3.20%) Power Automate
9 18 (2.88%) Azure Service Bus
10 17 (2.72%) Azure Key Vault
11 10 (1.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 9 (1.44%) npm
13 8 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
13 8 (1.28%) GCP
14 6 (0.96%) Serverless
15 5 (0.80%) Azure Functions
15 5 (0.80%) Azure Stack
15 5 (0.80%) PaaS
16 3 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.76%) Skype
2 9 (1.44%) Firewall
3 8 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.12%) HTTP
5 4 (0.64%) DNS
5 4 (0.64%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.32%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.56%) NoSQL
3 27 (4.32%) Power BI
4 22 (3.52%) MongoDB
5 14 (2.24%) MySQL
6 11 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.60%) Redis
8 8 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.28%) QlikView
9 7 (1.12%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.12%) SQLite
10 5 (0.80%) Big Data
11 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 47 (7.52%) Selenium
2 38 (6.08%) Visual Studio
3 37 (5.92%) Visual Studio Team System
4 34 (5.44%) Git (software)
5 25 (4.00%) JIRA
6 23 (3.68%) NUnit
7 18 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 18 (2.88%) JMeter
7 18 (2.88%) SpecFlow
8 17 (2.72%) MSTest
9 16 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (2.24%) Postman
11 12 (1.92%) Bitbucket
12 9 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.96%) GitLab
13 6 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.96%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.80%) gulp
14 5 (0.80%) Moq
General
1 38 (6.08%) Finance
2 22 (3.52%) Multimedia
3 21 (3.36%) Games
4 16 (2.56%) Marketing
5 13 (2.08%) Public Sector
6 11 (1.76%) Back Office
6 11 (1.76%) Retail
7 6 (0.96%) Publishing
8 5 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 5 (0.80%) Banking
8 5 (0.80%) Law
9 4 (0.64%) Digital Economy
10 3 (0.48%) Local Government
10 3 (0.48%) Police
11 2 (0.32%) Legal
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.16%) Automotive
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Social Housing
12 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 433 (69.28%) Developer
2 141 (22.56%) .NET Developer
3 124 (19.84%) Software Developer
4 118 (18.88%) C# Developer
5 82 (13.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 79 (12.64%) Senior Developer
7 58 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 42 (6.72%) Software Engineer
9 41 (6.56%) C# Software Developer
10 37 (5.92%) Angular Developer
11 33 (5.28%) Senior .NET Developer
12 32 (5.12%) .NET Software Developer
13 27 (4.32%) Web Developer
14 25 (4.00%) Analyst
15 22 (3.52%) Trainee Developer
15 22 (3.52%) Trainee Web Developer
16 20 (3.20%) React Developer
17 19 (3.04%) SQL Developer
17 19 (3.04%) Umbraco Developer
18 18 (2.88%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (69.60%) .NET
2 214 (34.24%) CSS
3 202 (32.32%) HTML
4 179 (28.64%) ASP.NET
5 173 (27.68%) AngularJS
6 134 (21.44%) .NET Framework
7 122 (19.52%) .NET Core
8 121 (19.36%) jQuery
9 117 (18.72%) React
10 105 (16.80%) REST
11 78 (12.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 76 (12.16%) Entity Framework
13 64 (10.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 64 (10.24%) HTML5
14 56 (8.96%) Web Services
15 43 (6.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 42 (6.72%) CSS3
17 40 (6.40%) Ajax
18 38 (6.08%) Vue.js
19 34 (5.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 90 (14.40%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.44%) Mobile App
3 19 (3.04%) User Experience
4 17 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.76%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.60%) Organisational Skills
8 9 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.44%) EPoS
9 8 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.64%) AS400
10 4 (0.64%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.48%) Photography
11 3 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.48%) Wiki
12 2 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.32%) Mobile Games
12 2 (0.32%) Smart Energy
12 2 (0.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (5.60%) Windows
2 20 (3.20%) Linux
3 8 (1.28%) Unix
4 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.16%) Alpine Linux
5 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (27.20%) DevOps
3 158 (25.28%) MVC
4 98 (15.68%) Software Engineering
5 95 (15.20%) Microservices
6 88 (14.08%) SDLC
7 85 (13.60%) TDD
8 75 (12.00%) Test Automation
9 67 (10.72%) Web Development
10 64 (10.24%) Scrum
11 60 (9.60%) Mentoring
12 50 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (7.68%) BDD
14 47 (7.52%) Software Testing
15 43 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (6.40%) Unit Testing
17 39 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
18 36 (5.76%) Front End Development
19 33 (5.28%) SOLID
20 28 (4.48%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 315 (50.40%) SQL
2 310 (49.60%) JavaScript
3 119 (19.04%) Python
4 94 (15.04%) Java
5 79 (12.64%) T-SQL
6 67 (10.72%) TypeScript
7 45 (7.20%) PowerShell
8 36 (5.76%) PHP
9 28 (4.48%) VB.NET
10 22 (3.52%) C++
11 18 (2.88%) Go
12 15 (2.40%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.08%) VB
14 11 (1.76%) Perl
15 10 (1.60%) C
15 10 (1.60%) F#
16 8 (1.28%) Java 8
17 5 (0.80%) VBA
18 4 (0.64%) ES6
18 4 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (6.88%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.12%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.96%) Degree
4 16 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (1.44%) ISEB
8 8 (1.28%) CIW
8 8 (1.28%) OCA
8 8 (1.28%) OCP
8 8 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.48%) HNC
9 3 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.84%) QA
2 15 (2.40%) SLA
3 9 (1.44%) GDPR
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 68 (10.88%) Docker
2 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.32%) Firmware
2 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 44 (7.04%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.20%) Terraform
3 10 (1.60%) Ansible
4 9 (1.44%) MIIS
5 8 (1.28%) Grafana
5 8 (1.28%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 258 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.12%) Oracle
3 15 (2.40%) Xamarin
4 11 (1.76%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.28%) Google
6 7 (1.12%) Databricks
7 6 (0.96%) Apple
8 5 (0.80%) Sparx
9 4 (0.64%) Talend
10 3 (0.48%) Adobe
10 3 (0.48%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.48%) New Relic
10 3 (0.48%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.32%) Aderant
12 1 (0.16%) BEA
12 1 (0.16%) IBM
12 1 (0.16%) SAP
12 1 (0.16%) Splunk