Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,553 1,944 1,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.14% 19.39% 14.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.65% 36.95% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,395 1,892 1,589
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,525 £23,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £54,153
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 4,125 5,261 5,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.52% 52.46% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,493 4,588 4,412
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 0 580 £43,500 +2.35% 63
Staffordshire +1 253 £40,000 +2.56% 48
Coventry -2 210 £47,500 +18.75% 19
Worcestershire +1 103 £44,898 +19.73% 31
Warwickshire -9 96 £35,000 -6.67% 31
Solihull +5 65 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Sutton Coldfield +1 52 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Dudley +1 30 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Shropshire -5 29 £35,000 -15.66% 13
Walsall +11 24 £36,250 -7.05% 6
Wolverhampton +6 19 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Herefordshire -8 11 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Brierley Hill +2 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Tipton - 2 £35,500 -
Halesowen +7 1 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Smethwick +1 1 £34,000 -
C#
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 1,135 (73.08%) .NET
2 774 (49.84%) JavaScript
3 697 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
4 651 (41.92%) SQL
5 611 (39.34%) SQL Server
6 560 (36.06%) ASP.NET
7 549 (35.35%) MVC
8 537 (34.58%) HTML
9 487 (31.36%) CSS
10 456 (29.36%) Microsoft
11 392 (25.24%) AngularJS
12 318 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 305 (19.64%) TDD
14 283 (18.22%) ASP.NET Web API
15 282 (18.16%) Microsoft Azure
16 254 (16.36%) Web Development
17 236 (15.20%) Visual Studio
18 235 (15.13%) Scrum
19 216 (13.91%) Software Engineering
20 209 (13.46%) .NET Framework
21 203 (13.07%) Degree
22 193 (12.43%) Finance
23 192 (12.36%) HTML5
24 187 (12.04%) jQuery
25 178 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
26 170 (10.95%) Git (software)
27 169 (10.88%) Java
28 168 (10.82%) Entity Framework
28 168 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
29 164 (10.56%) T-SQL

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 64 (4.12%) CMS
2 55 (3.54%) SharePoint
3 30 (1.93%) IIS
4 28 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
4 28 (1.80%) Umbraco
5 22 (1.42%) Confluence
5 22 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.52%) NServiceBus
7 5 (0.32%) MTS
8 4 (0.26%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.13%) Drupal
10 2 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.064%) Apache
11 1 (0.064%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.064%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.064%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.064%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.064%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 42 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.84%) Maya
4 13 (0.84%) Photoshop
5 8 (0.52%) Simulink
5 8 (0.52%) Stateflow
6 7 (0.45%) Houdini
6 7 (0.45%) TargetLink
7 3 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.19%) Moqups
8 2 (0.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 76 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.064%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.064%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 282 (18.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (4.38%) PaaS
3 65 (4.19%) SaaS
4 56 (3.61%) IaaS
5 50 (3.22%) Serverless
6 45 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
7 36 (2.32%) Amazon AWS
7 36 (2.32%) Office 365
8 21 (1.35%) GitHub
9 15 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
9 15 (0.97%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 11 (0.71%) Azure Functions
11 8 (0.52%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (0.26%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.19%) npm
15 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
15 2 (0.13%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.25%) Internet
2 13 (0.84%) Skype
3 12 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.58%) SSL
5 8 (0.52%) Bluetooth
6 7 (0.45%) HTTP
7 6 (0.39%) Telnet
7 6 (0.39%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.32%) Broadband
8 5 (0.32%) FTP
8 5 (0.32%) Intranet
8 5 (0.32%) SMS
8 5 (0.32%) SNMP
9 4 (0.26%) RS-485
10 2 (0.13%) DNS
10 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.13%) Modbus
10 2 (0.13%) Network Security
11 1 (0.064%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 96 (6.18%) NoSQL
3 85 (5.47%) Relational Database
4 68 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 62 (3.99%) SQL Server 2016
6 51 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 46 (2.96%) MongoDB
7 46 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (1.74%) Azure SQL Database
10 27 (1.74%) MySQL
11 25 (1.61%) Data Lake
12 22 (1.42%) Big Data
13 21 (1.35%) Power BI
14 20 (1.29%) Cosmos DB
14 20 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (1.22%) RavenDB
16 13 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 236 (15.20%) Visual Studio
2 170 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 104 (6.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 66 (4.25%) Selenium
5 60 (3.86%) JIRA
6 53 (3.41%) SpecFlow
7 48 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
8 35 (2.25%) WebDriver
9 31 (2.00%) Subversion
10 30 (1.93%) Jasmine
11 29 (1.87%) TeamCity
12 28 (1.80%) Karma Test Runner
12 28 (1.80%) webpack
13 26 (1.67%) Jenkins
14 25 (1.61%) NUnit
14 25 (1.61%) PhantomJS
15 24 (1.55%) Cucumber
16 18 (1.16%) Mercurial
17 13 (0.84%) Bitbucket
18 12 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 193 (12.43%) Finance
2 63 (4.06%) Marketing
3 58 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 57 (3.67%) Retail
5 53 (3.41%) Advertising
6 52 (3.35%) Automotive
7 43 (2.77%) Legal
8 24 (1.55%) Games
9 22 (1.42%) Electronics
10 12 (0.77%) Law
11 11 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.64%) Banking
13 8 (0.52%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.32%) Billing
15 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.13%) Back Office
17 1 (0.064%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,115 (71.80%) Developer
2 504 (32.45%) C# Developer
3 485 (31.23%) .NET Developer
4 264 (17.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 248 (15.97%) Software Developer
6 151 (9.72%) ASP.NET Developer
7 150 (9.66%) Senior Developer
8 146 (9.40%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 135 (8.69%) Software Engineer
10 113 (7.28%) C# Software Developer
11 106 (6.83%) Full Stack Developer
12 99 (6.37%) Web Developer
13 93 (5.99%) Graduate
14 86 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 85 (5.47%) Graduate Developer
16 84 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
17 77 (4.96%) Senior C# Developer
18 69 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
19 62 (3.99%) Consultant
20 56 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,135 (73.08%) .NET
2 560 (36.06%) ASP.NET
3 537 (34.58%) HTML
4 487 (31.36%) CSS
5 392 (25.24%) AngularJS
6 318 (20.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 283 (18.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 209 (13.46%) .NET Framework
9 192 (12.36%) HTML5
10 187 (12.04%) jQuery
11 168 (10.82%) Entity Framework
12 161 (10.37%) KnockoutJS
13 150 (9.66%) JSON
14 128 (8.24%) WCF
15 119 (7.66%) Web Services
16 116 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 115 (7.41%) CSS3
18 110 (7.08%) LINQ
19 108 (6.95%) RESTful
20 104 (6.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 123 (7.92%) Computer Science
2 93 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
3 72 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 61 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (2.64%) User Experience
7 38 (2.45%) Fintech
8 37 (2.38%) Driving Licence
9 32 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.55%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.48%) Algorithms
12 18 (1.16%) Music Streaming
12 18 (1.16%) Public Cloud
13 16 (1.03%) Graphic Design
14 15 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
15 14 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.90%) Digital TV
16 11 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (0.71%) NHS
17 9 (0.58%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 145 (9.34%) Windows
2 38 (2.45%) Linux
3 31 (2.00%) Android
4 16 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 13 (0.84%) Mac OS X
6 10 (0.64%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.39%) Unix
10 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.13%) VMS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 697 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
2 549 (35.35%) MVC
3 305 (19.64%) TDD
4 254 (16.36%) Web Development
5 235 (15.13%) Scrum
6 216 (13.91%) Software Engineering
7 178 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
8 168 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
9 152 (9.79%) OO
10 149 (9.59%) BDD
11 121 (7.79%) CRM
12 115 (7.41%) Test Automation
13 105 (6.76%) SDLC
14 93 (5.99%) Continuous Deployment
15 90 (5.80%) OOP
16 86 (5.54%) Unit Testing
17 85 (5.47%) Mentoring
18 74 (4.76%) Microservices
19 66 (4.25%) Front End Development
20 62 (3.99%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 774 (49.84%) JavaScript
2 651 (41.92%) SQL
3 169 (10.88%) Java
4 164 (10.56%) T-SQL
5 159 (10.24%) C++
6 135 (8.69%) VB.NET
7 72 (4.64%) C
8 71 (4.57%) Python
9 62 (3.99%) TypeScript
10 54 (3.48%) VB
11 48 (3.09%) PowerShell
12 28 (1.80%) Ruby
13 26 (1.67%) PHP
14 16 (1.03%) Embedded C
14 16 (1.03%) X++
15 15 (0.97%) U-SQL
16 14 (0.90%) Scala
17 13 (0.84%) VBA
18 10 (0.64%) Perl
19 8 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 203 (13.07%) Degree
2 79 (5.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 43 (2.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.93%) Security Cleared
5 23 (1.48%) ISEB
6 20 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 16 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.90%) HND
9 8 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.39%) MCPD
11 5 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.19%) CIPD
13 2 (0.13%) MCSD
13 2 (0.13%) MCSE
13 2 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.064%) CISSP
14 1 (0.064%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.064%) MCTS
14 1 (0.064%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.32%) QA
2 13 (0.84%) SLA
3 10 (0.64%) IEC 61131
3 10 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.58%) MISRA
5 7 (0.45%) DO-178B
5 7 (0.45%) HAZOP
5 7 (0.45%) MISRA C
6 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.064%) GDPR
7 1 (0.064%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.064%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.064%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (1.74%) Active Directory
1 27 (1.74%) Docker
2 15 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.064%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.64%) Ansible
3 8 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
4 7 (0.45%) SCCM
4 7 (0.45%) Terraform
4 7 (0.45%) vCenter Server
5 6 (0.39%) Puppet
6 5 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.26%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.13%) SELinux
10 1 (0.064%) Grafana
10 1 (0.064%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 456 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 117 (7.53%) Xamarin
3 31 (2.00%) Google
4 17 (1.09%) Oracle
5 14 (0.90%) Capita
5 14 (0.90%) SAP
5 14 (0.90%) Tableau
6 13 (0.84%) Remedy
7 12 (0.77%) Twitter
8 10 (0.64%) Atlassian
8 10 (0.64%) DevExpress
8 10 (0.64%) Facebook
8 10 (0.64%) VMware
9 9 (0.58%) LexisNexis
10 7 (0.45%) IBM
10 7 (0.45%) MathWorks
10 7 (0.45%) MKS
10 7 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.39%) Sencha
12 5 (0.32%) UiPath