Period
to 16 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,619 1,757 1,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.52% 16.76% 16.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.44% 36.57% 35.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,621 1,646
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 £24,875
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £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 4,990 4,805 4,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 50.93% 45.84% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,208 4,064 4,205
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
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 16 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 16 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 -6 417 £45,000 +12.50% 55
Coventry +3 280 £40,000 - 38
Warwickshire +9 266 £37,500 - 30
Staffordshire -1 240 £40,000 +4.58% 37
Worcestershire +7 133 £36,500 +1.39% 22
Solihull +7 94 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Herefordshire -4 34 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Shropshire -9 32 £35,000 +29.63% 11
Wolverhampton -6 30 £40,500 +28.57% 10
Halesowen -24 22 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Walsall +5 12 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Sutton Coldfield -5 8 £34,000 -2.86% 5
Smethwick -1 2 £50,000 +47.06%
C#
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 1,242 (76.71%) .NET
2 780 (48.18%) ASP.NET
3 777 (47.99%) SQL Server
4 723 (44.66%) JavaScript
5 678 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
6 655 (40.46%) MVC
7 626 (38.67%) SQL
8 595 (36.75%) HTML
9 542 (33.48%) CSS
10 480 (29.65%) Microsoft
11 475 (29.34%) AngularJS
12 396 (24.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 305 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 296 (18.28%) Web Development
15 286 (17.67%) jQuery
16 268 (16.55%) TDD
17 242 (14.95%) .NET Framework
18 214 (13.22%) Visual Studio
19 211 (13.03%) Java
20 206 (12.72%) Degree
21 190 (11.74%) C++
22 188 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 187 (11.55%) Software Engineering
24 186 (11.49%) Entity Framework
25 185 (11.43%) Scrum
26 182 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
26 182 (11.24%) KnockoutJS
27 179 (11.06%) HTML5
28 170 (10.50%) BDD
29 164 (10.13%) RESTful

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
1 108 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.96%) CMS
3 42 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
4 38 (2.35%) Umbraco
5 34 (2.10%) IIS
6 18 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (0.86%) Apache Solr
8 13 (0.80%) Confluence
9 9 (0.56%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.19%) OpenEdge
12 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.19%) Sonic ESB
13 1 (0.062%) Apache
13 1 (0.062%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.062%) Drupal
13 1 (0.062%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.24%) 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 78 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.43%) BPCS
2 7 (0.43%) Magento
2 7 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 5 (0.31%) Infor M3
3 5 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.25%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.12%) Exstream
5 2 (0.12%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.12%) Sage 1000
5 2 (0.12%) Sage 500
5 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 182 (11.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.66%) GitHub
4 39 (2.41%) SaaS
5 38 (2.35%) Office 365
5 38 (2.35%) PaaS
6 28 (1.73%) IaaS
7 19 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
8 15 (0.93%) Bluemix
8 15 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
9 13 (0.80%) Serverless
10 12 (0.74%) 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
13 3 (0.19%) Firebase
13 3 (0.19%) Force.com
14 1 (0.062%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.062%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.16%) Internet
2 31 (1.91%) Hyperconnected
3 27 (1.67%) HTTP
4 17 (1.05%) Extranet
5 14 (0.86%) Intranet
6 12 (0.74%) SNMP
7 10 (0.62%) 802.11
8 9 (0.56%) VPN
9 8 (0.49%) SMS
9 8 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.31%) CTI
12 4 (0.25%) Bluetooth
12 4 (0.25%) Firewall
13 3 (0.19%) Network Security
13 3 (0.19%) SMTP
14 2 (0.12%) 4G
14 2 (0.12%) ATM
14 2 (0.12%) RFID
14 2 (0.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (47.99%) SQL Server
2 129 (7.97%) NoSQL
3 80 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (4.82%) SQL Server 2016
5 68 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 64 (3.95%) MongoDB
7 61 (3.77%) MySQL
8 45 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 43 (2.66%) SQL Server 2014
10 40 (2.47%) Relational Database
10 40 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 30 (1.85%) Big Data
12 27 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.42%) Power BI
14 19 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.62%) CouchDB
16 10 (0.62%) DTS
16 10 (0.62%) OLAP
17 8 (0.49%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 214 (13.22%) Visual Studio
2 147 (9.08%) Git (software)
3 98 (6.05%) JIRA
4 97 (5.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 67 (4.14%) Selenium
6 38 (2.35%) Subversion
7 37 (2.29%) Jenkins
8 32 (1.98%) SpecFlow
9 29 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.54%) TeamCity
11 22 (1.36%) JUnit
11 22 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
12 21 (1.30%) WebDriver
13 20 (1.24%) Bitbucket
14 17 (1.05%) Protractor
15 15 (0.93%) Android Studio
16 14 (0.86%) NUnit
17 13 (0.80%) gulp
18 12 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 12 (0.74%) git-flow
General
1 154 (9.51%) Finance
2 72 (4.45%) Marketing
3 69 (4.26%) Advertising
4 65 (4.01%) Retail
5 44 (2.72%) Games
6 43 (2.66%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.16%) Automotive
8 20 (1.24%) Electronics
9 19 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.93%) Banking
10 15 (0.93%) Legal
11 13 (0.80%) Music Industry
12 9 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.25%) Law
14 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.12%) Back Office
16 1 (0.062%) Billing
16 1 (0.062%) Local Government
16 1 (0.062%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,177 (72.70%) Developer
2 584 (36.07%) .NET Developer
3 503 (31.07%) C# Developer
4 315 (19.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 223 (13.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 221 (13.65%) Software Developer
7 204 (12.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 175 (10.81%) Senior Developer
9 123 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 114 (7.04%) Junior
11 111 (6.86%) Junior Developer
12 110 (6.79%) Web Developer
13 108 (6.67%) SQL Developer
14 106 (6.55%) C# Software Developer
15 105 (6.49%) Graduate
16 100 (6.18%) Analyst
17 98 (6.05%) .NET Software Developer
18 91 (5.62%) Senior C# Developer
19 90 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
20 89 (5.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,242 (76.71%) .NET
2 780 (48.18%) ASP.NET
3 595 (36.75%) HTML
4 542 (33.48%) CSS
5 475 (29.34%) AngularJS
6 396 (24.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 305 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 286 (17.67%) jQuery
9 242 (14.95%) .NET Framework
10 188 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 186 (11.49%) Entity Framework
12 182 (11.24%) KnockoutJS
13 179 (11.06%) HTML5
14 164 (10.13%) RESTful
15 161 (9.94%) Web Services
16 135 (8.34%) XML
17 116 (7.16%) WCF
18 106 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 106 (6.55%) Node.js
19 105 (6.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 110 (6.79%) Computer Science
2 66 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (3.64%) Mobile App
4 49 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (1.73%) Digital TV
7 26 (1.61%) Fintech
7 26 (1.61%) User Experience
8 23 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 16 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 15 (0.93%) NHS
12 14 (0.86%) BBC
12 14 (0.86%) iPad
12 14 (0.86%) Mobile Games
12 14 (0.86%) Private Cloud
13 10 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (0.62%) HoloLens
14 7 (0.43%) HTC Vive
14 7 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 133 (8.21%) Windows
2 78 (4.82%) Android
3 58 (3.58%) Apple iOS
4 49 (3.03%) Linux
5 15 (0.93%) Unix
6 11 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 7 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.12%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.062%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 655 (40.46%) MVC
3 296 (18.28%) Web Development
4 268 (16.55%) TDD
5 187 (11.55%) Software Engineering
6 185 (11.43%) Scrum
7 170 (10.50%) BDD
8 145 (8.96%) Test Automation
9 130 (8.03%) OO
10 127 (7.84%) SDLC
11 124 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
12 111 (6.86%) CRM
12 111 (6.86%) Mentoring
13 104 (6.42%) Web Application Development
14 98 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
15 95 (5.87%) Unit Testing
16 92 (5.68%) OOP
17 79 (4.88%) E-Commerce
18 66 (4.08%) Mathematics
19 63 (3.89%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 723 (44.66%) JavaScript
2 626 (38.67%) SQL
3 211 (13.03%) Java
4 190 (11.74%) C++
5 149 (9.20%) VB.NET
6 109 (6.73%) T-SQL
7 87 (5.37%) PHP
8 79 (4.88%) C
9 78 (4.82%) Python
10 55 (3.40%) Ruby
11 54 (3.34%) TypeScript
12 42 (2.59%) VB
13 36 (2.22%) PL/SQL
14 33 (2.04%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.11%) Perl
16 16 (0.99%) Scala
17 15 (0.93%) Delphi
18 14 (0.86%) Groovy
18 14 (0.86%) RPG
18 14 (0.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 206 (12.72%) Degree
2 64 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (1.17%) ISEB
5 15 (0.93%) Security Cleared
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 8 (0.49%) MCSD
9 6 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.31%) HND
11 4 (0.25%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.19%) CISSP
12 3 (0.19%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.12%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.12%) GNVQ
13 2 (0.12%) Master's Degree
14 1 (0.062%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.81%) QA
2 14 (0.86%) SLA
3 9 (0.56%) MISRA
3 9 (0.56%) MISRA C
4 8 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.43%) IEC 62304
6 6 (0.37%) ISO 13485
6 6 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.25%) PMO
9 3 (0.19%) COBIT
9 3 (0.19%) GPG13
9 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 26262
10 2 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 30 (1.85%) Docker
2 28 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
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
3 3 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (0.19%) SCCM
3 3 (0.19%) Terraform
3 3 (0.19%) vCenter Server
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%) Nagios
5 1 (0.062%) SELinux
5 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 480 (29.65%) Microsoft
2 51 (3.15%) Xamarin
3 45 (2.78%) Oracle
4 41 (2.53%) Google
5 33 (2.04%) SAP
6 24 (1.48%) Sitecore
6 24 (1.48%) VMware
7 21 (1.30%) IBM
8 20 (1.24%) IFS
9 16 (0.99%) Telerik
10 12 (0.74%) Infor
11 11 (0.68%) Epicor
12 9 (0.56%) Progress
12 9 (0.56%) Sage
13 8 (0.49%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.43%) QAD
14 7 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
15 6 (0.37%) Capita
15 6 (0.37%) DevExpress
16 5 (0.31%) MKS