Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +4
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,072 1,330 1,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.73% 15.50% 18.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.35% 35.51% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 991 1,204 1,738
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 3,214 3,745 5,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.17% 43.65% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,771 3,192 4,530
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,625 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -1 348 £45,000 +3.45% 82
Staffordshire -2 153 £42,500 +6.25% 36
Coventry +3 131 £47,500 - 24
Warwickshire +6 113 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Worcestershire -2 88 £35,000 -22.05% 57
Herefordshire +7 62 £45,000 -35.71% 15
Solihull +1 52 £50,000 - 15
Sutton Coldfield -4 26 £40,000 - 5
Shropshire +1 19 £42,500 +19.72% 5
Walsall -2 14 £46,000 +36.30% 4
Halesowen - 11 £40,500 - 4
Smethwick - 5 £22,500 -
Tipton -2 3 £40,000 +12.68%
Wolverhampton +1 1 - - 5
Dudley -18 1 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £45,000 - 2
C#
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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#.

1 824 (76.87%) .NET
2 486 (45.34%) ASP.NET
3 480 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
4 450 (41.98%) JavaScript
5 447 (41.70%) SQL
6 347 (32.37%) SQL Server
7 330 (30.78%) HTML
8 312 (29.10%) Azure
9 305 (28.45%) CSS
10 296 (27.61%) MVC
11 260 (24.25%) Microsoft
12 207 (19.31%) AngularJS
13 200 (18.66%) Scrum
14 190 (17.72%) .NET Framework
15 175 (16.32%) Web Development
16 167 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 159 (14.83%) Software Engineering
18 146 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 142 (13.25%) Git (software)
20 138 (12.87%) .NET Core
21 137 (12.78%) jQuery
22 136 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
23 131 (12.22%) Greenfield Project
24 129 (12.03%) DevOps
25 127 (11.85%) AWS
25 127 (11.85%) Java
26 126 (11.75%) HTML5
27 125 (11.66%) Visual Studio
27 125 (11.66%) Degree
28 122 (11.38%) SDLC

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 (4.20%) CMS
2 29 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.71%) Umbraco
3 22 (2.05%) IIS
4 19 (1.77%) Confluence
5 13 (1.21%) SAS
5 13 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
6 9 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.47%) EPiServer
7 5 (0.47%) WordPress
8 4 (0.37%) ArcGIS
8 4 (0.37%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.19%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.093%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.093%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.093%) TPMS
Applications
1 16 (1.49%) S-PLUS
2 7 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.47%) Simulink
4 5 (0.47%) Stateflow
5 4 (0.37%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.37%) Moqups
5 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.093%) Maya
7 1 (0.093%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.093%) Weka
Business Applications
1 37 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Summit
3 2 (0.19%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.093%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.093%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 312 (29.10%) Azure
2 127 (11.85%) AWS
3 34 (3.17%) Serverless
4 26 (2.43%) GCP
5 23 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
5 23 (2.15%) PaaS
6 20 (1.87%) Office 365
7 17 (1.59%) Power Platform
8 16 (1.49%) SaaS
9 14 (1.31%) Azure Functions
9 14 (1.31%) GitHub
10 13 (1.21%) IaaS
11 12 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
12 11 (1.03%) AWS IoT
12 11 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 5 (0.47%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.37%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.24%) Internet
2 16 (1.49%) FTP
2 16 (1.49%) SMTP
3 14 (1.31%) HTTP
4 11 (1.03%) MQTT
4 11 (1.03%) SSH
5 8 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.56%) Firewall
7 5 (0.47%) RS-232
7 5 (0.47%) RS-485
8 4 (0.37%) SNMP
9 3 (0.28%) Intranet
10 2 (0.19%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.19%) FlexRay
10 2 (0.19%) Skype
10 2 (0.19%) Wireless
11 1 (0.093%) Extranet
11 1 (0.093%) Modbus
11 1 (0.093%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (32.37%) SQL Server
2 63 (5.88%) MySQL
3 52 (4.85%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (3.17%) NoSQL
6 29 (2.71%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.24%) Azure SQL Database
8 20 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.77%) SQLite
10 17 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 13 (1.21%) Redis
13 12 (1.12%) Power BI
14 11 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
14 11 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (0.93%) Big Data
16 9 (0.84%) Couchbase
17 8 (0.75%) RavenDB
18 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 142 (13.25%) Git (software)
2 125 (11.66%) Visual Studio
3 61 (5.69%) Selenium
4 47 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (4.20%) JIRA
6 39 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
7 26 (2.43%) Subversion
8 25 (2.33%) Jenkins
9 16 (1.49%) SpecFlow
10 12 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (1.03%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.84%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.75%) Ranorex
13 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 7 (0.65%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.65%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.65%) ReSharper
15 6 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
15 6 (0.56%) Protractor
16 5 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 55 (5.13%) Finance
1 55 (5.13%) Retail
2 45 (4.20%) Games
3 37 (3.45%) Marketing
4 30 (2.80%) Public Sector
5 15 (1.40%) Banking
6 14 (1.31%) Automotive
7 12 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.03%) Aerospace
9 9 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.75%) Local Government
11 6 (0.56%) Electronics
11 6 (0.56%) Law
12 4 (0.37%) Legal
13 3 (0.28%) Military
14 2 (0.19%) Advertising
14 2 (0.19%) German Language
15 1 (0.093%) Publishing
15 1 (0.093%) Social Housing
15 1 (0.093%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 779 (72.67%) Developer
2 365 (34.05%) .NET Developer
3 192 (17.91%) C# Developer
4 182 (16.98%) Senior Developer
5 171 (15.95%) Software Developer
6 120 (11.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 101 (9.42%) Senior .NET Developer
8 91 (8.49%) Full Stack Developer
9 77 (7.18%) Software Engineer
10 72 (6.72%) Web Developer
11 62 (5.78%) Junior
12 53 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
13 49 (4.57%) C# Software Developer
14 47 (4.38%) Junior Developer
15 38 (3.54%) Graduate
15 38 (3.54%) Senior Software Developer
16 36 (3.36%) Lead Developer
17 33 (3.08%) Architect
18 30 (2.80%) Graduate Developer
19 29 (2.71%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 824 (76.87%) .NET
2 486 (45.34%) ASP.NET
3 330 (30.78%) HTML
4 305 (28.45%) CSS
5 207 (19.31%) AngularJS
6 190 (17.72%) .NET Framework
7 167 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 146 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 138 (12.87%) .NET Core
10 137 (12.78%) jQuery
11 126 (11.75%) HTML5
12 120 (11.19%) Web Services
13 85 (7.93%) React
14 83 (7.74%) CSS3
15 62 (5.78%) REST
16 60 (5.60%) Entity Framework
17 59 (5.50%) KnockoutJS
18 51 (4.76%) Node.js
18 51 (4.76%) Sass
18 51 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 131 (12.22%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 30 (2.80%) User Experience
6 23 (2.15%) Algorithms
7 16 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 15 (1.40%) Robotics
9 14 (1.31%) Xbox
10 12 (1.12%) Credit Risk
11 11 (1.03%) Smart Home
12 10 (0.93%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.84%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.65%) SCADA
15 6 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
16 5 (0.47%) CUDA
16 5 (0.47%) Smart City
17 4 (0.37%) CCTV
17 4 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 54 (5.04%) Windows
2 25 (2.33%) Android
3 22 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.40%) Linux
5 10 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.19%) Unix
7 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.093%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.093%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (27.61%) MVC
3 200 (18.66%) Scrum
4 175 (16.32%) Web Development
5 159 (14.83%) Software Engineering
6 136 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
7 129 (12.03%) DevOps
8 122 (11.38%) SDLC
9 120 (11.19%) TDD
10 114 (10.63%) Test Automation
11 106 (9.89%) Computer Science
11 106 (9.89%) OO
12 95 (8.86%) Mentoring
13 62 (5.78%) OOP
14 60 (5.60%) Front End Development
15 58 (5.41%) SOLID
16 56 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
17 48 (4.48%) E-Commerce
18 45 (4.20%) CRM
19 44 (4.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 450 (41.98%) JavaScript
2 447 (41.70%) SQL
3 127 (11.85%) Java
4 95 (8.86%) VB.NET
5 90 (8.40%) T-SQL
6 74 (6.90%) Python
7 68 (6.34%) C++
8 55 (5.13%) C
9 40 (3.73%) TypeScript
10 32 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 31 (2.89%) PHP
12 29 (2.71%) VB
13 21 (1.96%) ES6
14 18 (1.68%) R
15 13 (1.21%) Ruby
15 13 (1.21%) Scala
15 13 (1.21%) VB6
16 11 (1.03%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.75%) MATLAB
18 7 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 125 (11.66%) Degree
2 30 (2.80%) HND
3 26 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 16 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.12%) MCP
7 8 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.56%) ISEB
9 5 (0.47%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.28%) PhD
11 1 (0.093%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.06%) QA
2 12 (1.12%) Basel II
2 12 (1.12%) IFRS
2 12 (1.12%) IFRS 9
3 5 (0.47%) ISO 26262
4 4 (0.37%) GDPR
4 4 (0.37%) MISRA
5 3 (0.28%) SLA
6 2 (0.19%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.19%) JTAG
6 2 (0.19%) PMO
7 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.093%) IEC 61131
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 41 (3.82%) Docker
2 16 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.093%) Firmware
3 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.03%) Ansible
2 10 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.56%) Terraform
4 5 (0.47%) logstash
4 5 (0.47%) Puppet
5 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.19%) Kibana
7 1 (0.093%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 260 (24.25%) Microsoft
2 31 (2.89%) Google
3 30 (2.80%) Oracle
4 28 (2.61%) Xamarin
5 18 (1.68%) UiPath
6 9 (0.84%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.37%) ESRI
8 3 (0.28%) Apple
8 3 (0.28%) Blue Prism
8 3 (0.28%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.28%) IBM
8 3 (0.28%) Progress
8 3 (0.28%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.28%) Splunk
8 3 (0.28%) Spotify
8 3 (0.28%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.19%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.19%) Infor
9 2 (0.19%) NVIDIA
9 2 (0.19%) Sage