Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 1791 1880 1980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.77% 16.29% 18.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.23% 35.53% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1734 1939
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,325 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £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 5232 5292 5205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.91% 45.87% 47.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4524 4420 4628
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -2 511 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Warwickshire +12 351 £37,500 +2.74% 8
Staffordshire -1 273 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Coventry +3 271 £40,000 +3.90% 15
Worcestershire +10 132 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Solihull +7 74 £43,750 +16.67% 11
Herefordshire +3 47 £40,000 -3.61%
Shropshire -12 39 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Halesowen -17 23 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Walsall +8 13 £41,500 +20.29% 1
Wolverhampton -13 12 £37,500 +19.05% 1
Sutton Coldfield +6 8 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Dudley +7 4 £33,750 +35.00%
Smethwick +2 1 - -
Brierley Hill 0 1 £40,000 -5.88%
West Bromwich -5 1 £50,000 +44.93%
C#
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1409 (78.67%) .NET
2 889 (49.64%) ASP.NET
3 861 (48.07%) SQL Server
4 860 (48.02%) JavaScript
5 763 (42.60%) MVC
6 732 (40.87%) SQL
7 715 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
8 669 (37.35%) HTML
9 619 (34.56%) CSS
10 572 (31.94%) AngularJS
11 526 (29.37%) Microsoft
12 468 (26.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 355 (19.82%) jQuery
14 340 (18.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 320 (17.87%) TDD
16 306 (17.09%) Web Development
17 257 (14.35%) .NET Framework
18 242 (13.51%) Degree
19 236 (13.18%) Java
20 233 (13.01%) Visual Studio
21 224 (12.51%) Microsoft Azure
22 207 (11.56%) HTML5
23 206 (11.50%) BDD
24 202 (11.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 196 (10.94%) VB.NET
26 194 (10.83%) Software Engineering
26 194 (10.83%) KnockoutJS
27 191 (10.66%) Scrum
28 188 (10.50%) OO
29 187 (10.44%) 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 78 (4.36%) SharePoint
2 64 (3.57%) CMS
3 39 (2.18%) IIS
4 32 (1.79%) Umbraco
5 19 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (0.61%) Apache Solr
9 10 (0.56%) Confluence
10 5 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.28%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.22%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
11 4 (0.22%) WordPress
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.11%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 38 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.39%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.056%) Houdini
7 1 (0.056%) Maya
7 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.056%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 64 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.50%) Magento
3 7 (0.39%) BPCS
4 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 4 (0.22%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.17%) Epicor Tropos
6 3 (0.17%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.11%) assyst
7 2 (0.11%) Exstream
8 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 224 (12.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (3.85%) SaaS
3 67 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (2.46%) GitHub
5 28 (1.56%) PaaS
6 27 (1.51%) Bluemix
6 27 (1.51%) IBM Cloud
7 23 (1.28%) Office 365
8 17 (0.95%) IaaS
9 16 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
10 14 (0.78%) npm
11 9 (0.50%) Firebase
12 7 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.22%) Force.com
15 3 (0.17%) Google Analytics
16 1 (0.056%) AWS CloudFormation
16 1 (0.056%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.73%) Internet
2 27 (1.51%) Hyperconnected
3 19 (1.06%) HTTP
4 16 (0.89%) ATM
5 13 (0.73%) Extranet
6 11 (0.61%) Skype
6 11 (0.61%) SMS
7 10 (0.56%) Intranet
8 9 (0.50%) SNMP
8 9 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.45%) Bluetooth
9 8 (0.45%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (0.34%) CTI
11 6 (0.34%) RS-485
12 5 (0.28%) 802.11
12 5 (0.28%) Broadband
12 5 (0.28%) Firewall
13 4 (0.22%) Profibus
13 4 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 861 (48.07%) SQL Server
2 159 (8.88%) NoSQL
3 84 (4.69%) MongoDB
4 83 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 80 (4.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 79 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 76 (4.24%) MySQL
8 67 (3.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 48 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
10 46 (2.57%) Relational Database
11 43 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 34 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (1.79%) Big Data
14 31 (1.73%) Power BI
15 18 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (0.89%) CouchDB
17 14 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (0.73%) QlikView
19 12 (0.67%) DocumentDB
20 10 (0.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 233 (13.01%) Visual Studio
2 156 (8.71%) Git (software)
3 98 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 95 (5.30%) JIRA
5 92 (5.14%) Selenium
6 62 (3.46%) Jenkins
7 49 (2.74%) SpecFlow
8 35 (1.95%) Subversion
9 33 (1.84%) Cucumber
10 31 (1.73%) TeamCity
10 31 (1.73%) WebDriver
11 23 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
12 21 (1.17%) JUnit
12 21 (1.17%) NUnit
13 18 (1.01%) Bitbucket
13 18 (1.01%) Protractor
14 17 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (0.89%) Jasmine
15 16 (0.89%) JSUnit
16 15 (0.84%) gulp
General
1 183 (10.22%) Finance
2 93 (5.19%) Retail
3 81 (4.52%) Marketing
4 58 (3.24%) Advertising
5 42 (2.35%) Automotive
5 42 (2.35%) Electronics
5 42 (2.35%) Games
6 33 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 31 (1.73%) Legal
8 22 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.06%) Music Industry
10 17 (0.95%) Banking
10 17 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.28%) Law
12 3 (0.17%) Back Office
13 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.056%) Billing
14 1 (0.056%) Local Government
14 1 (0.056%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1369 (76.44%) Developer
2 706 (39.42%) .NET Developer
3 609 (34.00%) C# Developer
4 392 (21.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 288 (16.08%) Software Developer
6 271 (15.13%) ASP.NET Developer
7 249 (13.90%) Senior Developer
8 244 (13.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 157 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 154 (8.60%) Graduate
11 152 (8.49%) C# Software Developer
12 147 (8.21%) Junior
13 141 (7.87%) Junior Developer
14 138 (7.71%) SQL Developer
15 134 (7.48%) Graduate Developer
16 129 (7.20%) Senior C# Developer
17 124 (6.92%) .NET Software Developer
18 121 (6.76%) Senior .NET Developer
19 115 (6.42%) Web Developer
20 107 (5.97%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1409 (78.67%) .NET
2 889 (49.64%) ASP.NET
3 669 (37.35%) HTML
4 619 (34.56%) CSS
5 572 (31.94%) AngularJS
6 468 (26.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 355 (19.82%) jQuery
8 340 (18.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 257 (14.35%) .NET Framework
10 207 (11.56%) HTML5
11 202 (11.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 194 (10.83%) KnockoutJS
13 182 (10.16%) Entity Framework
14 173 (9.66%) RESTful
15 158 (8.82%) Web Services
16 140 (7.82%) XML
17 126 (7.04%) Node.js
18 118 (6.59%) WPF
19 111 (6.20%) WCF
20 100 (5.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 127 (7.09%) Computer Science
2 100 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
3 72 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 36 (2.01%) User Experience
6 31 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.56%) Algorithms
8 27 (1.51%) Digital TV
9 24 (1.34%) Fintech
10 23 (1.28%) NHS
11 20 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.12%) iPad
12 15 (0.84%) BBC
13 14 (0.78%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (0.67%) Mobile Games
15 11 (0.61%) HoloLens
15 11 (0.61%) Private Cloud
16 8 (0.45%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 137 (7.65%) Windows
2 76 (4.24%) Android
3 67 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 61 (3.41%) Linux
5 14 (0.78%) Windows Server
6 11 (0.61%) Unix
7 10 (0.56%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 7 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
10 5 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.22%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.11%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.056%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.056%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 763 (42.60%) MVC
2 715 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
3 320 (17.87%) TDD
4 306 (17.09%) Web Development
5 206 (11.50%) BDD
6 194 (10.83%) Software Engineering
7 191 (10.66%) Scrum
8 188 (10.50%) OO
9 161 (8.99%) Test Automation
10 155 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
11 135 (7.54%) SDLC
12 127 (7.09%) Web Application Development
13 122 (6.81%) Mentoring
14 112 (6.25%) Unit Testing
15 102 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
16 99 (5.53%) OOP
17 94 (5.25%) Microservices
18 90 (5.03%) E-Commerce
19 86 (4.80%) CRM
20 71 (3.96%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 860 (48.02%) JavaScript
2 732 (40.87%) SQL
3 236 (13.18%) Java
4 196 (10.94%) VB.NET
5 187 (10.44%) C++
6 155 (8.65%) T-SQL
7 87 (4.86%) Python
8 78 (4.36%) PHP
9 77 (4.30%) C
10 67 (3.74%) Ruby
11 64 (3.57%) TypeScript
12 44 (2.46%) VB
13 42 (2.35%) PL/SQL
14 23 (1.28%) F#
15 20 (1.12%) PowerShell
15 20 (1.12%) Scala
16 16 (0.89%) XAML
17 15 (0.84%) Perl
18 14 (0.78%) MATLAB
18 14 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 242 (13.51%) Degree
2 72 (4.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.23%) ISEB
5 14 (0.78%) MCSD
6 12 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 11 (0.61%) HND
8 10 (0.56%) Security Cleared
9 8 (0.45%) GNVQ
10 5 (0.28%) MCPD
10 5 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.22%) CHECK Team Leader
11 4 (0.22%) CHECK Team Member
11 4 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.22%) OSCP
11 4 (0.22%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.11%) CISSP
12 2 (0.11%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.11%) MCSE
13 1 (0.056%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.47%) QA
2 22 (1.23%) SLA
3 9 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.50%) MISRA
3 9 (0.50%) MISRA C
4 6 (0.34%) ISO 13485
4 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.28%) IEC 62304
5 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.17%) PMO
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
8 2 (0.11%) GPG13
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 23 (1.28%) Docker
2 16 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.28%) Firmware
4 4 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.056%) Ceph
5 1 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (0.22%) Kibana
2 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.22%) Puppet
2 4 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.11%) Ansible
3 2 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.11%) Nagios
3 2 (0.11%) Nessus
4 1 (0.056%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.056%) logstash
4 1 (0.056%) SELinux
4 1 (0.056%) Terraform
Vendors
1 526 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 64 (3.57%) Xamarin
3 59 (3.29%) Oracle
4 42 (2.35%) Google
5 33 (1.84%) IBM
6 27 (1.51%) SAP
6 27 (1.51%) Sitecore
7 21 (1.17%) Telerik
8 17 (0.95%) VMware
9 13 (0.73%) IFS
10 11 (0.61%) Tableau
11 9 (0.50%) Progress
12 8 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.39%) Infor
13 7 (0.39%) QAD
14 6 (0.34%) Epicor
15 5 (0.28%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.28%) Citrix
15 5 (0.28%) MKS
15 5 (0.28%) Siebel