Period
to 23 March 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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,126 1,649 1,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.05% 16.57% 17.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.78% 33.65% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 953 1,424 1,684
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,435 4,901 4,692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.85% 49.26% 47.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2,718 4,050 4,001
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -1 369 £45,000 - 70
Staffordshire -1 171 £40,000 +5.96% 28
Warwickshire -2 146 £40,000 +6.67% 21
Coventry -7 130 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Worcestershire -5 121 £32,750 -7.58% 32
Solihull -5 73 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Sutton Coldfield +10 34 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Herefordshire -11 26 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Shropshire -18 17 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Walsall +4 12 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Dudley +1 7 £30,000 - 4
Wolverhampton +6 6 £45,000 +8.43% 4
C#
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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#.

1 807 (71.67%) .NET
2 528 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
3 493 (43.78%) JavaScript
4 460 (40.85%) SQL
5 459 (40.76%) SQL Server
6 411 (36.50%) HTML
7 403 (35.79%) ASP.NET
8 382 (33.93%) CSS
9 373 (33.13%) MVC
10 354 (31.44%) Microsoft
11 271 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
12 270 (23.98%) AngularJS
13 246 (21.85%) Visual Studio
14 199 (17.67%) Web Services
15 191 (16.96%) TDD
16 182 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
17 179 (15.90%) Software Engineering
17 179 (15.90%) Scrum
18 174 (15.45%) Java
19 168 (14.92%) HTML5
20 160 (14.21%) Windows
21 159 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
22 156 (13.85%) jQuery
23 153 (13.59%) Web Development
24 142 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web API
25 138 (12.26%) SDLC
26 134 (11.90%) Degree
27 130 (11.55%) .NET Framework
27 130 (11.55%) OOP
28 129 (11.46%) SOA

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 52 (4.62%) CMS
2 46 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (3.91%) Umbraco
4 40 (3.55%) SharePoint
5 28 (2.49%) Confluence
6 24 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (1.24%) IIS
9 8 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
10 7 (0.62%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.36%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 3 (0.27%) Drupal
14 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.18%) Kinematics
16 1 (0.089%) Anypoint
16 1 (0.089%) Mule
16 1 (0.089%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.27%) ArchiCAD
3 3 (0.27%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.27%) MicroStation
3 3 (0.27%) Revit
3 3 (0.27%) Simulink
3 3 (0.27%) Stateflow
3 3 (0.27%) TargetLink
4 2 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 32 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) Magento
2 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.18%) Exstream
3 2 (0.18%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.089%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.089%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.089%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 271 (24.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (10.21%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (4.00%) SaaS
4 29 (2.58%) PaaS
5 28 (2.49%) Serverless
6 21 (1.87%) NuGet
7 20 (1.78%) IaaS
8 19 (1.69%) npm
9 14 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.07%) Office 365
11 11 (0.98%) GitHub
12 10 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.62%) Azure Functions
13 7 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.53%) Slack
14 6 (0.53%) Trello
15 3 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.27%) Google Play
16 2 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.29%) Internet
2 13 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.71%) Firewall
3 8 (0.71%) HTTP
3 8 (0.71%) Intranet
4 6 (0.53%) FTP
4 6 (0.53%) SSH
5 4 (0.36%) Broadband
5 4 (0.36%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.27%) SMTP
7 2 (0.18%) DNS
7 2 (0.18%) Extranet
7 2 (0.18%) SNMP
8 1 (0.089%) ICMP
8 1 (0.089%) LAN
8 1 (0.089%) MQTT
8 1 (0.089%) RS-232
8 1 (0.089%) RS-485
8 1 (0.089%) VPN
8 1 (0.089%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (40.76%) SQL Server
2 85 (7.55%) MySQL
3 75 (6.66%) Relational Database
4 63 (5.60%) NoSQL
5 46 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 27 (2.40%) SQLite
11 23 (2.04%) Big Data
12 16 (1.42%) OLAP
13 14 (1.24%) MongoDB
14 13 (1.15%) Couchbase
14 13 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.07%) GIS
16 11 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.89%) DTS
17 10 (0.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 246 (21.85%) Visual Studio
2 128 (11.37%) Git (software)
3 107 (9.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 52 (4.62%) JIRA
5 51 (4.53%) Selenium
6 43 (3.82%) TeamCity
7 30 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 29 (2.58%) gulp
9 28 (2.49%) Jenkins
9 28 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 24 (2.13%) NUnit
11 21 (1.87%) Subversion
12 20 (1.78%) Visual Studio Code
13 17 (1.51%) Bower
13 17 (1.51%) Grunt
14 16 (1.42%) ReSharper
14 16 (1.42%) WebDriver
15 14 (1.24%) Maven
15 14 (1.24%) TestNG
16 13 (1.15%) Ranorex
General
1 93 (8.26%) Finance
2 59 (5.24%) Marketing
3 34 (3.02%) Manufacturing
3 34 (3.02%) Retail
4 33 (2.93%) Games
5 17 (1.51%) Automotive
6 8 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.62%) Legal
7 7 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.53%) Advertising
8 6 (0.53%) Law
9 5 (0.44%) Electronics
10 4 (0.36%) Military
11 3 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.089%) Back Office
12 1 (0.089%) Banking
12 1 (0.089%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 808 (71.76%) Developer
2 322 (28.60%) .NET Developer
3 285 (25.31%) C# Developer
4 227 (20.16%) Software Developer
5 165 (14.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 120 (10.66%) Senior Developer
7 90 (7.99%) C# Software Developer
8 87 (7.73%) .NET Software Developer
9 79 (7.02%) Software Engineer
10 74 (6.57%) Web Developer
11 73 (6.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 73 (6.48%) Full Stack Developer
12 67 (5.95%) Architect
13 59 (5.24%) Graduate
13 59 (5.24%) Graduate Developer
14 57 (5.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 54 (4.80%) Senior .NET Developer
16 53 (4.71%) Junior
17 47 (4.17%) Junior Developer
18 33 (2.93%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 807 (71.67%) .NET
2 411 (36.50%) HTML
3 403 (35.79%) ASP.NET
4 382 (33.93%) CSS
5 270 (23.98%) AngularJS
6 199 (17.67%) Web Services
7 182 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 168 (14.92%) HTML5
9 156 (13.85%) jQuery
10 142 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 130 (11.55%) .NET Framework
12 102 (9.06%) Entity Framework
13 101 (8.97%) KnockoutJS
14 97 (8.61%) XML
15 95 (8.44%) .NET Core
16 91 (8.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 82 (7.28%) CSS3
18 77 (6.84%) SOAP
19 76 (6.75%) React
20 72 (6.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 100 (8.88%) Greenfield Project
2 68 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 30 (2.66%) User Experience
5 28 (2.49%) CCTV
6 26 (2.31%) Internet of Things
7 24 (2.13%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 20 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.07%) Mobile Games
9 12 (1.07%) Robotics
9 12 (1.07%) Social Media
10 11 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (0.89%) Cyberattack
12 9 (0.80%) Fintech
12 9 (0.80%) Public Cloud
12 9 (0.80%) SCADA
13 7 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.62%) NHS
13 7 (0.62%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 160 (14.21%) Windows
2 53 (4.71%) Linux
3 33 (2.93%) Android
4 19 (1.69%) Windows 10
5 17 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.42%) Mac OS
6 16 (1.42%) Unix
6 16 (1.42%) Windows 8
7 14 (1.24%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.98%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.44%) Solaris
10 4 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.18%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.18%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.089%) CentOS
13 1 (0.089%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (33.13%) MVC
3 191 (16.96%) TDD
4 179 (15.90%) Scrum
4 179 (15.90%) Software Engineering
5 159 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
6 153 (13.59%) Web Development
7 138 (12.26%) SDLC
8 130 (11.55%) OOP
9 129 (11.46%) SOA
10 121 (10.75%) OO
11 109 (9.68%) Test Automation
12 90 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
13 74 (6.57%) Computer Science
14 65 (5.77%) DevOps
15 60 (5.33%) Mentoring
16 59 (5.24%) Mathematics
17 57 (5.06%) SOLID
18 54 (4.80%) UML
18 54 (4.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 493 (43.78%) JavaScript
2 460 (40.85%) SQL
3 174 (15.45%) Java
4 115 (10.21%) T-SQL
5 110 (9.77%) VB.NET
6 106 (9.41%) C++
7 66 (5.86%) Python
8 61 (5.42%) C
9 40 (3.55%) VB
10 37 (3.29%) PowerShell
11 34 (3.02%) PHP
12 33 (2.93%) TypeScript
13 23 (2.04%) VB6
14 19 (1.69%) R
15 18 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.07%) Ruby
18 10 (0.89%) VBScript
19 9 (0.80%) Perl
20 8 (0.71%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 134 (11.90%) Degree
2 63 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.71%) HND
7 8 (0.71%) ISEB
7 8 (0.71%) PhD
8 6 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.089%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.26%) QA
2 12 (1.07%) GDPR
3 10 (0.89%) SLA
4 3 (0.27%) HAZOP
5 2 (0.18%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.18%) MISRA
6 1 (0.089%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.089%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.089%) WAI
System Software
1 32 (2.84%) Docker
2 14 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.089%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.53%) HP ALM
2 5 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.27%) Ansible
3 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.18%) Terraform
5 1 (0.089%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.089%) CFEngine
5 1 (0.089%) Packer
5 1 (0.089%) Puppet
5 1 (0.089%) Rancher
5 1 (0.089%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 354 (31.44%) Microsoft
2 70 (6.22%) Oracle
3 34 (3.02%) Xamarin
4 26 (2.31%) Atlassian
5 20 (1.78%) UiPath
6 16 (1.42%) BT
7 13 (1.15%) Blue Prism
8 12 (1.07%) ServiceNow
9 11 (0.98%) Google
10 10 (0.89%) Remedy
11 9 (0.80%) Hitachi
11 9 (0.80%) HP
12 8 (0.71%) SAP
12 8 (0.71%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.62%) IBM
14 6 (0.53%) DevExpress
15 4 (0.36%) ClickSoftware Technologies
15 4 (0.36%) ESRI
15 4 (0.36%) Syclo
15 4 (0.36%) Tableau