Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -4
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,623 1,796 1,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.70% 18.15% 14.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.23% 37.75% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,409 1,716 1,503
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,813 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 4,741 4,757 5,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 48.80% 48.07% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,900 4,084 4,343
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,025 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -2 436 £45,000 +8.43% 76
Coventry 0 292 £45,000 +12.50% 30
Staffordshire 0 245 £37,500 -3.85% 78
Warwickshire +3 192 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Solihull +10 126 £45,000 +5.26% 7
Worcestershire +2 113 £38,094 +1.58% 31
Wolverhampton 0 34 £41,000 -25.45% 3
Shropshire -10 25 £40,000 +40.35% 20
Herefordshire -6 22 £37,250 -11.31% 3
Dudley +1 11 £25,000 -33.33% 5
Walsall +1 11 £36,750 -5.77% 2
Halesowen -24 11 £33,000 +34.69% 1
Sutton Coldfield -6 8 £37,500 -12.79% 2
Smethwick +2 3 £50,000 +47.06%
C#
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,183 (72.89%) .NET
2 759 (46.77%) JavaScript
3 705 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
4 694 (42.76%) SQL Server
5 660 (40.67%) ASP.NET
6 653 (40.23%) SQL
7 591 (36.41%) MVC
8 572 (35.24%) HTML
9 527 (32.47%) CSS
10 510 (31.42%) Microsoft
11 418 (25.75%) AngularJS
12 370 (22.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 317 (19.53%) ASP.NET Web API
14 291 (17.93%) TDD
15 290 (17.87%) Web Development
16 258 (15.90%) .NET Framework
17 236 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
18 226 (13.92%) Entity Framework
19 218 (13.43%) Visual Studio
20 206 (12.69%) jQuery
21 196 (12.08%) Software Engineering
21 196 (12.08%) Scrum
22 188 (11.58%) Finance
23 183 (11.28%) Degree
24 176 (10.84%) HTML5
25 175 (10.78%) KnockoutJS
26 171 (10.54%) CRM
27 169 (10.41%) Java
28 168 (10.35%) Git (software)
29 166 (10.23%) C++

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
1 113 (6.96%) SharePoint
2 79 (4.87%) BizTalk Server
3 52 (3.20%) CMS
4 29 (1.79%) IIS
5 28 (1.73%) Umbraco
6 23 (1.42%) Confluence
7 15 (0.92%) Apache Solr
8 12 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.43%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.37%) NServiceBus
12 5 (0.31%) MTS
12 5 (0.31%) Sonic ESB
13 2 (0.12%) Drupal
13 2 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.12%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.062%) Apache
14 1 (0.062%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.062%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.25%) Doxygen
5 2 (0.12%) Houdini
5 2 (0.12%) Maya
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.12%) Simulink
5 2 (0.12%) Stateflow
5 2 (0.12%) TargetLink
6 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 133 (8.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.55%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.43%) Infor M3
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.25%) Epicor Tropos
7 4 (0.25%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 4 (0.25%) Magento
8 3 (0.18%) Sage 1000
8 3 (0.18%) Sage 500
9 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.062%) BPCS
10 1 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 236 (14.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (4.56%) PaaS
3 73 (4.50%) IaaS
4 59 (3.64%) Dynamics 365
5 51 (3.14%) SaaS
6 49 (3.02%) Office 365
7 44 (2.71%) Serverless
8 42 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (0.99%) GitHub
10 14 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
10 14 (0.86%) Bluemix
10 14 (0.86%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 14 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.12%) NuGet
14 2 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (2.03%) Internet
2 22 (1.36%) HTTP
3 21 (1.29%) Hyperconnected
4 14 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.55%) Intranet
6 8 (0.49%) VPN
7 7 (0.43%) 802.11
7 7 (0.43%) SNMP
8 6 (0.37%) Extranet
8 6 (0.37%) Telnet
8 6 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.37%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.31%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.31%) Firewall
9 5 (0.31%) FTP
9 5 (0.31%) SMS
10 4 (0.25%) Network Security
11 3 (0.18%) SSL
12 2 (0.12%) Broadband
12 2 (0.12%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 694 (42.76%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.47%) NoSQL
3 94 (5.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 80 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 72 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 70 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 62 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (3.39%) MongoDB
9 42 (2.59%) MySQL
9 42 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
10 39 (2.40%) Power BI
11 32 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 28 (1.73%) Big Data
12 28 (1.73%) Data Lake
13 26 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 24 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
15 19 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
16 16 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
17 14 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (0.68%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 218 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 168 (10.35%) Git (software)
3 96 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (4.74%) JIRA
5 54 (3.33%) Selenium
6 43 (2.65%) Subversion
6 43 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 40 (2.46%) SpecFlow
8 27 (1.66%) NUnit
9 25 (1.54%) Jasmine
9 25 (1.54%) Jenkins
9 25 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
10 23 (1.42%) TeamCity
11 21 (1.29%) PhantomJS
11 21 (1.29%) webpack
12 19 (1.17%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.05%) Android Studio
13 17 (1.05%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.05%) Moq
14 14 (0.86%) MSTest
General
1 188 (11.58%) Finance
2 86 (5.30%) Advertising
3 62 (3.82%) Marketing
4 61 (3.76%) Retail
5 49 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 33 (2.03%) Automotive
7 29 (1.79%) Games
8 26 (1.60%) Legal
9 15 (0.92%) Electronics
10 11 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.43%) Law
12 5 (0.31%) Billing
13 4 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.25%) Banking
14 2 (0.12%) Back Office
14 2 (0.12%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.062%) Local Government
15 1 (0.062%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,165 (71.78%) Developer
2 508 (31.30%) .NET Developer
3 483 (29.76%) C# Developer
4 272 (16.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 218 (13.43%) Software Developer
6 186 (11.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 172 (10.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 140 (8.63%) Senior Developer
9 114 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 112 (6.90%) Analyst
11 97 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
11 97 (5.98%) Software Engineer
12 91 (5.61%) C# Software Developer
13 87 (5.36%) Graduate
13 87 (5.36%) Web Developer
14 80 (4.93%) SQL Developer
15 73 (4.50%) Graduate Developer
16 71 (4.37%) Consultant
17 67 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
18 66 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,183 (72.89%) .NET
2 660 (40.67%) ASP.NET
3 572 (35.24%) HTML
4 527 (32.47%) CSS
5 418 (25.75%) AngularJS
6 370 (22.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 317 (19.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 258 (15.90%) .NET Framework
9 226 (13.92%) Entity Framework
10 206 (12.69%) jQuery
11 176 (10.84%) HTML5
12 175 (10.78%) KnockoutJS
13 161 (9.92%) RESTful
14 160 (9.86%) WCF
15 158 (9.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 151 (9.30%) Web Services
17 114 (7.02%) Node.js
18 113 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 110 (6.78%) CSS3
20 100 (6.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (6.04%) Computer Science
2 76 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
3 54 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 45 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (2.22%) User Experience
8 34 (2.09%) Digital TV
8 34 (2.09%) Fintech
9 26 (1.60%) Driving Licence
10 23 (1.42%) Music Streaming
11 16 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 14 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
12 14 (0.86%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (0.86%) Graphic Design
13 12 (0.74%) iPad
14 8 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.49%) Mobile Games
14 8 (0.49%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 127 (7.83%) Windows
2 60 (3.70%) Android
3 49 (3.02%) Linux
4 36 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 15 (0.92%) Unix
7 7 (0.43%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.25%) FreeRTOS
10 4 (0.25%) SafeRTOS
11 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 591 (36.41%) MVC
3 291 (17.93%) TDD
4 290 (17.87%) Web Development
5 196 (12.08%) Scrum
5 196 (12.08%) Software Engineering
6 171 (10.54%) CRM
7 165 (10.17%) BDD
8 159 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
9 139 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
10 133 (8.19%) SDLC
11 129 (7.95%) OO
12 119 (7.33%) Test Automation
13 106 (6.53%) Web Application Development
14 99 (6.10%) OOP
15 95 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
16 91 (5.61%) Unit Testing
17 71 (4.37%) ERP
18 65 (4.00%) Analytics
18 65 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 759 (46.77%) JavaScript
2 653 (40.23%) SQL
3 169 (10.41%) Java
4 166 (10.23%) C++
5 147 (9.06%) T-SQL
6 108 (6.65%) VB.NET
7 64 (3.94%) C
8 62 (3.82%) Python
8 62 (3.82%) TypeScript
9 52 (3.20%) VB
10 50 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 41 (2.53%) PHP
12 33 (2.03%) Ruby
13 22 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 14 (0.86%) U-SQL
15 12 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.68%) Delphi
16 11 (0.68%) VB6
16 11 (0.68%) VBA
17 10 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 183 (11.28%) Degree
2 68 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 26 (1.60%) ISEB
5 24 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.74%) HND
8 9 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 7 (0.43%) CHECK Team Leader
9 7 (0.43%) CHECK Team Member
9 7 (0.43%) OSCP
10 5 (0.31%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.25%) CISSP
11 4 (0.25%) MCSD
11 4 (0.25%) MCTS
12 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.12%) CIPD
13 2 (0.12%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.45%) QA
2 21 (1.29%) SLA
3 10 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.49%) MISRA
5 7 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.37%) MISRA C
7 5 (0.31%) IEC 61131
7 5 (0.31%) IEC 62304
8 4 (0.25%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.18%) COBIT
9 3 (0.18%) GPG13
9 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.18%) PMO
10 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.12%) HAZOP
10 2 (0.12%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.062%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.062%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.062%) TickIT
System Software
1 54 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.11%) Docker
3 14 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (0.74%) SCCM
1 12 (0.74%) vCenter Server
2 8 (0.49%) Terraform
3 7 (0.43%) Ansible
4 5 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.31%) Puppet
5 4 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.12%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.12%) Nessus
6 2 (0.12%) SELinux
7 1 (0.062%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.062%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.062%) Kibana
7 1 (0.062%) logstash
Vendors
1 510 (31.42%) Microsoft
2 71 (4.37%) Xamarin
3 42 (2.59%) Oracle
4 36 (2.22%) Google
5 30 (1.85%) SAP
6 25 (1.54%) VMware
7 23 (1.42%) IFS
8 17 (1.05%) IBM
9 16 (0.99%) Epicor
10 15 (0.92%) Infor
10 15 (0.92%) Sitecore
11 14 (0.86%) Capita
12 13 (0.80%) Tableau
12 13 (0.80%) Telerik
13 12 (0.74%) Sage
14 11 (0.68%) Twitter
15 8 (0.49%) DevExpress
16 7 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
17 6 (0.37%) ServiceNow
17 6 (0.37%) Siebel