Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing C# 1,344 1,868 1,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.60% 18.85% 15.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.76% 35.70% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 1,762 1,642
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 £24,275 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,750 £57,500 £54,153
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 3,758 5,232 5,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.62% 52.80% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,205 4,560 4,327
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +1 529 £42,500 -5.56% 115
Staffordshire 0 208 £40,000 - 88
Coventry -9 143 £47,500 +18.75% 36
Warwickshire -10 87 £37,500 - 29
Sutton Coldfield +2 84 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Worcestershire -3 75 £44,898 +19.73% 34
Solihull -7 45 £50,000 +17.65% 18
Walsall +6 29 £33,750 -18.67% 6
Shropshire -1 28 £35,000 -20.90% 21
Dudley -2 28 £35,250 +17.50% 4
Herefordshire -8 18 £70,000 +86.67% 6
Wolverhampton +15 14 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Brierley Hill +2 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Tipton - 2 £35,500 -
C#
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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#.

1 977 (72.69%) .NET
2 680 (50.60%) JavaScript
3 641 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
4 564 (41.96%) SQL
5 532 (39.58%) SQL Server
6 519 (38.62%) MVC
7 494 (36.76%) HTML
8 472 (35.12%) ASP.NET
9 431 (32.07%) CSS
10 404 (30.06%) Microsoft
11 340 (25.30%) AngularJS
12 273 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 270 (20.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 262 (19.49%) TDD
15 234 (17.41%) Scrum
16 225 (16.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 219 (16.29%) Visual Studio
18 218 (16.22%) Web Development
19 208 (15.48%) Software Engineering
20 198 (14.73%) .NET Framework
21 178 (13.24%) jQuery
21 178 (13.24%) HTML5
22 164 (12.20%) Degree
23 163 (12.13%) Windows
24 161 (11.98%) Java
25 158 (11.76%) Finance
26 149 (11.09%) Entity Framework
27 145 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
28 144 (10.71%) Git (software)
29 138 (10.27%) Problem-Solving

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 75 (5.58%) CMS
2 45 (3.35%) Umbraco
3 44 (3.27%) SharePoint
4 24 (1.79%) Confluence
5 19 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.41%) IIS
6 17 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.67%) Joomla!
8 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.22%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.074%) Apache
12 1 (0.074%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.074%) Drupal
12 1 (0.074%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.074%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.074%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 34 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.97%) Maya
3 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 8 (0.60%) Simulink
4 8 (0.60%) Stateflow
5 7 (0.52%) TargetLink
6 6 (0.45%) Houdini
7 5 (0.37%) Mingle
8 3 (0.22%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.22%) Moqups
9 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.074%) Magento
4 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.074%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.074%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 273 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (4.54%) SaaS
3 60 (4.46%) PaaS
4 54 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
5 46 (3.42%) Serverless
6 39 (2.90%) IaaS
7 28 (2.08%) Office 365
8 23 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
9 19 (1.41%) GitHub
10 11 (0.82%) npm
11 10 (0.74%) NuGet
12 9 (0.67%) Azure Functions
13 8 (0.60%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
15 5 (0.37%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 4 (0.30%) BrowserStack
17 2 (0.15%) Google Play
17 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.53%) Internet
2 20 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 13 (0.97%) Skype
4 10 (0.74%) SNMP
5 9 (0.67%) Bluetooth
5 9 (0.67%) RS-485
6 6 (0.45%) SSL
7 5 (0.37%) Broadband
7 5 (0.37%) HTTP
8 4 (0.30%) Intranet
8 4 (0.30%) SMS
9 2 (0.15%) DNS
9 2 (0.15%) Firewall
9 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.074%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.074%) Hyperconnected
10 1 (0.074%) Modbus
10 1 (0.074%) Profibus
10 1 (0.074%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (39.58%) SQL Server
2 88 (6.55%) NoSQL
3 81 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 48 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 37 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 29 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (2.08%) MySQL
10 20 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (1.26%) Big Data
13 13 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
14 12 (0.89%) RavenDB
15 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.67%) SQLite
16 8 (0.60%) Data Lake
16 8 (0.60%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 219 (16.29%) Visual Studio
2 144 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 107 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 61 (4.54%) Selenium
5 48 (3.57%) JIRA
6 44 (3.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 37 (2.75%) SpecFlow
8 35 (2.60%) WebDriver
9 32 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 32 (2.38%) TeamCity
10 23 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 23 (1.71%) NUnit
11 21 (1.56%) Jasmine
11 21 (1.56%) Subversion
12 19 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (1.41%) webpack
13 17 (1.26%) Karma Test Runner
13 17 (1.26%) Maven
14 16 (1.19%) PhantomJS
15 15 (1.12%) TestNG
General
1 158 (11.76%) Finance
2 55 (4.09%) Manufacturing
3 53 (3.94%) Retail
4 49 (3.65%) Marketing
5 48 (3.57%) Automotive
6 28 (2.08%) Advertising
7 25 (1.86%) Legal
8 21 (1.56%) Games
9 18 (1.34%) Electronics
10 14 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.74%) Multimedia
12 7 (0.52%) Law
13 6 (0.45%) Banking
14 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.15%) Back Office
15 2 (0.15%) Billing
15 2 (0.15%) Military
16 1 (0.074%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 967 (71.95%) Developer
2 406 (30.21%) C# Developer
3 384 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 230 (17.11%) Software Developer
5 206 (15.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 134 (9.97%) Senior Developer
7 129 (9.60%) Software Engineer
8 113 (8.41%) Web Developer
9 110 (8.18%) Full Stack Developer
10 101 (7.51%) ASP.NET Developer
11 98 (7.29%) C# Software Developer
12 97 (7.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 83 (6.18%) Graduate
14 79 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
15 66 (4.91%) .NET Software Developer
16 64 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 58 (4.32%) Junior
18 56 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
19 54 (4.02%) C# Software Engineer
19 54 (4.02%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 977 (72.69%) .NET
2 494 (36.76%) HTML
3 472 (35.12%) ASP.NET
4 431 (32.07%) CSS
5 340 (25.30%) AngularJS
6 270 (20.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 225 (16.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 198 (14.73%) .NET Framework
9 178 (13.24%) HTML5
9 178 (13.24%) jQuery
10 149 (11.09%) Entity Framework
11 126 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
11 126 (9.38%) Web Services
12 105 (7.81%) JSON
13 104 (7.74%) LINQ
13 104 (7.74%) WCF
14 100 (7.44%) React
15 98 (7.29%) CSS3
16 97 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 95 (7.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
2 86 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 66 (4.91%) Mobile App
4 61 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (4.24%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (3.20%) User Experience
7 26 (1.93%) Algorithms
7 26 (1.93%) Driving Licence
8 22 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.64%) Fintech
8 22 (1.64%) Public Cloud
9 16 (1.19%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.12%) SCADA
11 13 (0.97%) NHS
12 11 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
13 10 (0.74%) CCTV
13 10 (0.74%) Graphic Design
14 9 (0.67%) CPLD
14 9 (0.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 163 (12.13%) Windows
2 36 (2.68%) Linux
3 35 (2.60%) Android
4 13 (0.97%) Apple iOS
5 12 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 11 (0.82%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.67%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.22%) Unix
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.074%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 519 (38.62%) MVC
3 262 (19.49%) TDD
4 234 (17.41%) Scrum
5 218 (16.22%) Web Development
6 208 (15.48%) Software Engineering
7 145 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
8 138 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
9 129 (9.60%) OO
10 115 (8.56%) BDD
11 103 (7.66%) Test Automation
12 97 (7.22%) OOP
13 87 (6.47%) Mentoring
14 83 (6.18%) Unit Testing
15 77 (5.73%) SDLC
16 75 (5.58%) Microservices
17 72 (5.36%) CRM
18 70 (5.21%) Continuous Deployment
19 67 (4.99%) Front End Development
20 50 (3.72%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 680 (50.60%) JavaScript
2 564 (41.96%) SQL
3 161 (11.98%) Java
4 134 (9.97%) VB.NET
5 130 (9.67%) C++
6 120 (8.93%) T-SQL
7 75 (5.58%) C
8 69 (5.13%) Python
9 54 (4.02%) TypeScript
10 36 (2.68%) PHP
10 36 (2.68%) PowerShell
11 34 (2.53%) VB
12 26 (1.93%) Ruby
13 18 (1.34%) Embedded C
13 18 (1.34%) VBScript
14 14 (1.04%) Perl
15 13 (0.97%) Scala
16 12 (0.89%) XPath
17 10 (0.74%) XAML
18 9 (0.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 164 (12.20%) Degree
2 52 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (1.34%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.04%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.97%) HND
7 11 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 9 (0.67%) ISEB
9 8 (0.60%) MCPD
10 5 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.15%) MCSE
13 1 (0.074%) CIPD
13 1 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.074%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.16%) QA
2 9 (0.67%) IEC 61131
3 8 (0.60%) MISRA
4 7 (0.52%) DO-178B
4 7 (0.52%) HAZOP
4 7 (0.52%) MISRA C
4 7 (0.52%) SLA
5 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.22%) GDPR
7 1 (0.074%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.074%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.074%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.074%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (2.16%) Docker
2 14 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) Firmware
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (0.89%) Ansible
1 12 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (0.45%) Terraform
4 4 (0.30%) Puppet
5 3 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.15%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.15%) SCCM
6 2 (0.15%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.074%) Grafana
7 1 (0.074%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 404 (30.06%) Microsoft
2 100 (7.44%) Xamarin
3 32 (2.38%) Google
4 28 (2.08%) Oracle
5 19 (1.41%) Atlassian
6 13 (0.97%) Remedy
6 13 (0.97%) SAP
7 11 (0.82%) DevExpress
8 9 (0.67%) Facebook
9 7 (0.52%) MathWorks
9 7 (0.52%) MKS
9 7 (0.52%) UiPath
10 6 (0.45%) BT
10 6 (0.45%) IBM
10 6 (0.45%) LexisNexis
10 6 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.45%) Sencha
10 6 (0.45%) Tableau
11 4 (0.30%) Epicor
11 4 (0.30%) RedGate