The table below looks at the statistics for the C# Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Programmer
Rank 766 682 559
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -123
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Programmer 131 210 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 124 199 343
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C# Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C# Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C# Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C# Programmer within the UK.

C# Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

C# Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# Programmer over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

C# Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

C# Programmer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -80 126 £40,000 -5.88% 7
London -17 52 £60,000 -2.04% 2
South East +6 41 £40,000 -5.88% 2
East Sussex 0 12 £31,250 -9.42%
West Midlands -12 12 £32,500 -7.14%
Brighton +1 11 £35,000 +1.44%
Berkshire -10 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Reading +5 10 £37,500 - 1
Surrey -4 9 £40,000 -27.27%
South West +1 8 £43,500 +15.23%
City of London +1 7 £38,500 -35.83%
Hampshire -19 7 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North West -4 6 £40,000 +18.51% 3
Dorset 0 5 £47,000 +42.42%
Birmingham -7 5 £32,500 -21.21%
Bournemouth - 4 £47,000 -
Reigate - 4 £60,000 -
East Midlands +16 3 £34,293 -6.04%
Burton-upon-Trent +3 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Scotland +1 3 £55,000 +39.24%
Staffordshire -2 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Solihull -4 3 £35,000 +22.80%
Portsmouth - 3 £50,000 -
Dorking - 3 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 3 £55,000 -
Ealing - 3 - - 1
Cheshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Maidenhead +6 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Oxford +4 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire +3 2 £40,000 +14.28%

C# Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C# Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C# Programmer in their job title.

1 332 (100.00%) C#
2 260 (78.31%) .NET
3 183 (55.12%) ASP.NET
4 151 (45.48%) SQL Server
5 139 (41.87%) MVC
6 127 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
7 121 (36.45%) Software Engineering
8 114 (34.34%) SQL
9 112 (33.73%) JavaScript
10 107 (32.23%) Microsoft
11 104 (31.33%) HTML
12 95 (28.61%) CSS
12 95 (28.61%) jQuery
13 94 (28.31%) Finance
14 77 (23.19%) WPF
15 72 (21.69%) ASP.NET MVC
16 65 (19.58%) Degree
17 62 (18.67%) XML
18 57 (17.17%) .NET Framework
18 57 (17.17%) TDD
19 54 (16.27%) Web Services
20 53 (15.96%) WCF
21 51 (15.36%) OO
22 50 (15.06%) Visual Studio
23 48 (14.46%) Computer Science
24 42 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
25 41 (12.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 41 (12.35%) MS Excel
26 39 (11.75%) C++
27 37 (11.14%) Derivative

C# Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C# Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C# Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (9.34%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.82%) IIS
3 7 (2.11%) CMS
3 7 (2.11%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.20%) Kentico
5 3 (0.90%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.30%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 41 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.61%) MS Office
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 18 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.60%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.22%) Internet
2 5 (1.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (45.48%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (4.22%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
6 13 (3.92%) RDBMS
7 12 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.81%) QlikView
9 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.81%) DTS
9 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.51%) MySQL
11 3 (0.90%) OLTP
12 1 (0.30%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (15.06%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (2.41%) NUnit
6 7 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.20%) Subversion
7 4 (1.20%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.90%) Moq
8 3 (0.90%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.60%) Selenium
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.30%) FxCop
General
1 94 (28.31%) Finance
2 17 (5.12%) Banking
3 15 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.01%) Retail
4 10 (3.01%) Financial Institution
5 9 (2.71%) Front Office
5 9 (2.71%) Back Office
6 8 (2.41%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.90%) Marketing
7 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.60%) Games
8 2 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (78.31%) .NET
2 183 (55.12%) ASP.NET
3 104 (31.33%) HTML
4 95 (28.61%) CSS
4 95 (28.61%) jQuery
5 77 (23.19%) WPF
6 72 (21.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 62 (18.67%) XML
8 57 (17.17%) .NET Framework
9 54 (16.27%) Web Services
10 53 (15.96%) WCF
11 41 (12.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 32 (9.64%) WinForms
13 29 (8.73%) HTML5
14 27 (8.13%) LINQ
15 21 (6.33%) CSS3
15 21 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 19 (5.72%) Ajax
17 18 (5.42%) AngularJS
18 13 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.46%) Computer Science
2 42 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (11.14%) Derivative
4 28 (8.43%) Mathematics
5 27 (8.13%) Equities
6 22 (6.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (6.02%) Hedge funds
7 20 (6.02%) Fixed Income
8 17 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (3.92%) N-Tier
10 10 (3.01%) Mobile App
10 10 (3.01%) RIA
10 10 (3.01%) Social Media
11 9 (2.71%) Credit Risk
11 9 (2.71%) Credit Derivative
11 9 (2.71%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (2.41%) Spread Betting
13 6 (1.81%) Data Extraction
14 4 (1.20%) Visualisation
15 3 (0.90%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.04%) Windows
2 17 (5.12%) Android
3 12 (3.61%) Linux
4 9 (2.71%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.71%) UNIX
5 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (41.87%) MVC
2 127 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (36.45%) Software Engineering
4 57 (17.17%) TDD
5 51 (15.36%) OO
6 34 (10.24%) Scrum
7 23 (6.93%) CRM
8 22 (6.63%) Mentoring
9 21 (6.33%) E-Commerce
10 20 (6.02%) Test Automation
11 19 (5.72%) Software Architecture
12 17 (5.12%) Unit Testing
12 17 (5.12%) Electronic Trading
13 13 (3.92%) Web Development
14 12 (3.61%) OOP
15 11 (3.31%) UML
15 11 (3.31%) MVVM
16 10 (3.01%) Web Application Development
16 10 (3.01%) B2B
16 10 (3.01%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 332 (100.00%) C#
2 114 (34.34%) SQL
3 112 (33.73%) JavaScript
4 39 (11.75%) C++
5 25 (7.53%) T-SQL
5 25 (7.53%) VB.NET
6 18 (5.42%) Java
7 15 (4.52%) C
7 15 (4.52%) VB
8 11 (3.31%) VBA
9 8 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.11%) VBScript
10 7 (2.11%) VB6
11 5 (1.51%) F#
12 4 (1.20%) PHP
13 2 (0.60%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.30%) Scala
14 1 (0.30%) VC++
14 1 (0.30%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 65 (19.58%) Degree
2 18 (5.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.20%) MCTS
4 3 (0.90%) PhD
5 1 (0.30%) MCP
5 1 (0.30%) CFA
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.71%) EMIR
1 9 (2.71%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (1.81%) GAMP
3 2 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Vendors
1 107 (32.23%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.04%) Telerik
3 23 (6.93%) Oracle
4 4 (1.20%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.90%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.60%) Twitter
6 2 (0.60%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.30%) Reuters
7 1 (0.30%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.30%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.30%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.30%) VMware
7 1 (0.30%) Sybase
7 1 (0.30%) Citrix
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