The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C# over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing C# 17123 18771 18126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.43% 16.12% 17.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.16% 31.62% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15338 16514 16359
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56778 59371 56088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 51.00% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 48590 49806 48225
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C# within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C#
Salary Trend

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

C# Salary Trend in the UK

C#
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C# over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 within the UK.

C# Salary Histogram in the UK

C#
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# within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 16220 £43,500 +2.35% 2587
London +2 6029 £55,000 +4.76% 756
South East -1 3430 £42,500 +6.25% 476
City of London +4 1274 £55,000 +4.76% 188
East of England -5 1225 £40,000 -5.88% 162
Yorkshire +1 1215 £40,000 +6.66% 171
North West -3 1167 £40,000 +5.26% 332
South West -1 1141 £37,500 +2.04% 262
West Midlands -1 1029 £37,500 - 221
West Yorkshire +3 842 £40,000 +6.66% 96
East Midlands +1 810 £37,500 - 159
Surrey -2 751 £45,000 - 77
Hampshire +2 677 £40,000 - 93
Manchester -1 652 £40,000 - 174
Leeds +1 578 £40,000 +6.66% 65
Berkshire +2 564 £46,000 +15.00% 79
Scotland -10 402 £40,000 +6.66% 82
Hertfordshire -2 386 £45,000 - 51
Nottinghamshire 0 367 £37,500 +5.63% 57
Cambridgeshire -1 354 £40,000 -2.02% 81
Birmingham +1 333 £37,500 - 54
Buckinghamshire 0 332 £40,000 +3.89% 61
Cheshire -3 326 £40,000 +9.58% 81
East Sussex -1 310 £40,000 - 22
Nottingham -1 306 £37,500 - 44
Bristol -3 291 £37,500 -10.17% 48
Kent -1 281 £40,000 - 33
Oxfordshire -1 269 £40,000 +6.66% 64
Cambridge -1 259 £40,000 -5.88% 60
Brighton -1 250 £40,000 - 14

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing C# also 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 that cited C#.

1 27380 (81.09%) .NET
2 17580 (52.07%) ASP.NET
3 17551 (51.98%) SQL Server
4 15577 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
5 14292 (42.33%) MVC
6 14044 (41.59%) SQL
7 13326 (39.47%) JavaScript
8 12252 (36.29%) HTML
9 9922 (29.39%) CSS
10 9239 (27.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8627 (25.55%) Microsoft
12 8203 (24.30%) TDD
13 7492 (22.19%) jQuery
14 6701 (19.85%) WCF
15 6674 (19.77%) Finance
16 6320 (18.72%) .NET Framework
17 6197 (18.35%) Scrum
18 5718 (16.94%) Java
19 5349 (15.84%) Degree
20 5280 (15.64%) Windows
21 5139 (15.22%) OO
22 4867 (14.41%) Software Engineering
23 4631 (13.72%) Web Services
24 4405 (13.05%) XML
25 4355 (12.90%) HTML5
26 4275 (12.66%) Visual Studio
27 3996 (11.84%) T-SQL
28 3848 (11.40%) C++
29 3781 (11.20%) WPF
30 3507 (10.39%) Entity Framework

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing C# also 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 that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1994 (5.91%) SharePoint
2 1638 (4.85%) IIS
3 1594 (4.72%) Node.js
4 1125 (3.33%) CMS
5 651 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
6 647 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 480 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 378 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 351 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
10 233 (0.69%) Apache
11 181 (0.54%) Kentico
12 154 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
13 152 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 149 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 136 (0.40%) DNN
16 120 (0.36%) NServiceBus
17 116 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
18 107 (0.32%) Apache Spark
19 106 (0.31%) Drupal
19 106 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 3503 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 462 (1.37%) MS Office
3 195 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 130 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 79 (0.23%) MS Visio
6 77 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 67 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 56 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 49 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 43 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
11 33 (0.098%) MS Project
12 28 (0.083%) Fireworks
12 28 (0.083%) AutoCAD
13 27 (0.080%) SPSS
14 11 (0.033%) Mingle
14 11 (0.033%) SOLIDWORKS
14 11 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
15 10 (0.030%) Solid Edge
16 9 (0.027%) FastStats
16 9 (0.027%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 719 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 114 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 92 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 57 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 38 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 30 (0.089%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 26 (0.077%) Cognos TM1
7 26 (0.077%) Endur
8 25 (0.074%) RMDS
9 22 (0.065%) WebTrends
10 21 (0.062%) Magento
11 20 (0.059%) Advent Geneva
12 18 (0.053%) SAP Business One
13 16 (0.047%) Visualfiles
14 15 (0.044%) Autonomy Scrittura
14 15 (0.044%) Oracle BPM
15 14 (0.041%) thinkFolio
15 14 (0.041%) Sophis RISQUE
15 14 (0.041%) LatentZero
16 13 (0.039%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1701 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 870 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
3 705 (2.09%) SaaS
4 213 (0.63%) GitHub
5 154 (0.46%) Office 365
6 114 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 93 (0.28%) Google Analytics
8 66 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 59 (0.17%) PaaS
10 56 (0.17%) IaaS
11 47 (0.14%) Force.com
12 43 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (0.071%) Heroku
13 24 (0.071%) Sumo Logic
14 23 (0.068%) Amazon S3
15 20 (0.059%) Google App Engine
16 18 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.044%) OpenShift
18 12 (0.036%) Trello
19 10 (0.030%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 829 (2.46%) Internet
2 470 (1.39%) HTTP
3 337 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 221 (0.65%) Intranet
5 135 (0.40%) Broadband
6 131 (0.39%) SMTP
7 124 (0.37%) Network Security
8 121 (0.36%) DNS
9 104 (0.31%) Firewall
10 81 (0.24%) Ethernet
11 63 (0.19%) Wireless
12 54 (0.16%) SSL
13 42 (0.12%) DHCP
13 42 (0.12%) VoIP
14 40 (0.12%) FTP
14 40 (0.12%) Extranet
15 39 (0.12%) SMS
16 36 (0.11%) SNMP
17 32 (0.095%) CTI
18 31 (0.092%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17551 (51.98%) SQL Server
2 2486 (7.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2112 (6.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1955 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1609 (4.77%) NoSQL
6 1472 (4.36%) Relational Database
7 1298 (3.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 1106 (3.28%) MySQL
9 894 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 807 (2.39%) MongoDB
11 730 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 653 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
13 578 (1.71%) Big Data
14 418 (1.24%) Oracle Database
15 383 (1.13%) RDBMS
16 326 (0.97%) Hadoop
17 238 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
18 225 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
19 204 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
20 197 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4275 (12.66%) Visual Studio
2 2983 (8.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 2647 (7.84%) NUnit
4 2317 (6.86%) Git (software)
5 1679 (4.97%) Selenium
6 1473 (4.36%) Subversion
7 1406 (4.16%) Rhino Mocks
8 1283 (3.80%) Moq
9 972 (2.88%) MSTest
10 759 (2.25%) TeamCity
11 664 (1.97%) SpecFlow
12 624 (1.85%) WebDriver
13 585 (1.73%) JIRA
14 481 (1.42%) Jenkins
15 420 (1.24%) Cucumber
16 306 (0.91%) ReSharper
17 256 (0.76%) FitNesse
18 250 (0.74%) JUnit
19 231 (0.68%) Jasmine
20 223 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6674 (19.77%) Finance
2 1783 (5.28%) Banking
3 1509 (4.47%) Retail
4 1144 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1049 (3.11%) Games
5 1049 (3.11%) Front Office
6 871 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 650 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 606 (1.79%) Back Office
9 566 (1.68%) Advertising
10 417 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 375 (1.11%) Legal
12 303 (0.90%) Law
13 269 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 266 (0.79%) Automotive
15 262 (0.78%) Publishing
16 253 (0.75%) Electronics
17 246 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
18 110 (0.33%) Aerospace
19 100 (0.30%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 25262 (74.82%) Developer
2 11725 (34.73%) .NET Developer
3 8248 (24.43%) C# Developer
4 5334 (15.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 4078 (12.08%) Senior Developer
6 3591 (10.64%) Software Developer
7 2597 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2527 (7.48%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2460 (7.29%) Web Developer
10 2375 (7.03%) Software Engineer
11 1838 (5.44%) Junior
12 1779 (5.27%) Analyst
13 1771 (5.25%) Senior .NET Developer
14 1632 (4.83%) Junior Developer
15 1295 (3.84%) Senior C# Developer
16 1255 (3.72%) Graduate
17 898 (2.66%) Architect
18 847 (2.51%) Programmer
19 828 (2.45%) .NET Web Developer
20 805 (2.38%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27380 (81.09%) .NET
2 17580 (52.07%) ASP.NET
3 12252 (36.29%) HTML
4 9922 (29.39%) CSS
5 9239 (27.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7492 (22.19%) jQuery
7 6701 (19.85%) WCF
8 6320 (18.72%) .NET Framework
9 4631 (13.72%) Web Services
10 4405 (13.05%) XML
11 4355 (12.90%) HTML5
12 3781 (11.20%) WPF
13 3507 (10.39%) Entity Framework
14 3476 (10.29%) AngularJS
15 3182 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2575 (7.63%) Ajax
17 2234 (6.62%) WinForms
18 2177 (6.45%) CSS3
19 2138 (6.33%) LINQ
20 1857 (5.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3256 (9.64%) Computer Science
2 1990 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1207 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1137 (3.37%) Mathematics
5 1023 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 944 (2.80%) Inversion of Control
7 931 (2.76%) User Experience
8 655 (1.94%) Hedge funds
9 642 (1.90%) Derivative
10 614 (1.82%) Algorithms
11 611 (1.81%) Client/Server
12 559 (1.66%) N-Tier
13 480 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 448 (1.33%) Equities
15 426 (1.26%) Data Structures
16 404 (1.20%) Management Information System
17 377 (1.12%) Fixed Income
18 355 (1.05%) Physics
19 309 (0.92%) Visualisation
20 282 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5280 (15.64%) Windows
2 1375 (4.07%) Linux
3 1352 (4.00%) Android
4 1138 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 820 (2.43%) UNIX
6 342 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 216 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 183 (0.54%) Windows 8
9 181 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 145 (0.43%) Windows Phone
11 130 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
12 122 (0.36%) Windows 7
13 65 (0.19%) Solaris
14 61 (0.18%) Mac OS X
15 60 (0.18%) CentOS
16 58 (0.17%) Windows XP
17 49 (0.15%) Windows Vista
18 48 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
19 39 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
20 35 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15577 (46.13%) Agile Software Development
2 14292 (42.33%) MVC
3 8203 (24.30%) TDD
4 6197 (18.35%) Scrum
5 5139 (15.22%) OO
6 4867 (14.41%) Software Engineering
7 3272 (9.69%) BDD
8 3179 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
9 2759 (8.17%) SDLC
10 2632 (7.80%) Web Application Development
11 2276 (6.74%) Web Development
12 2204 (6.53%) Unit Testing
13 1989 (5.89%) E-Commerce
14 1884 (5.58%) OOP
15 1703 (5.04%) Dependency Injection
16 1677 (4.97%) Mentoring
17 1523 (4.51%) Kanban
18 1365 (4.04%) MVVM
19 1358 (4.02%) CRM
20 1286 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14044 (41.59%) SQL
2 13326 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 5718 (16.94%) Java
4 3996 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 3848 (11.40%) C++
6 3390 (10.04%) VB.NET
7 1607 (4.76%) VB
8 1605 (4.75%) Python
9 1571 (4.65%) Ruby
10 1354 (4.01%) C
11 1250 (3.70%) PHP
12 670 (1.98%) VBA
13 626 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 588 (1.74%) PowerShell
15 448 (1.33%) Perl
16 398 (1.18%) Objective-C
17 396 (1.17%) VB6
18 354 (1.05%) Scala
19 316 (0.94%) VBScript
20 259 (0.77%) F#
Qualifications
1 5349 (15.84%) Degree
2 870 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 520 (1.54%) Security Cleared
4 418 (1.24%) ISEB
5 304 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 301 (0.89%) ISTQB
7 232 (0.69%) PhD
8 168 (0.50%) MCSD
9 161 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 144 (0.43%) MCP
11 115 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 75 (0.22%) HND
13 74 (0.22%) MCPD
14 63 (0.19%) MCTS
15 61 (0.18%) MCAD
16 59 (0.17%) MCSE
17 53 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
18 51 (0.15%) CCNA
19 34 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 33 (0.098%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2011 (5.96%) QA
2 150 (0.44%) ISO 9001
3 144 (0.43%) SLA
4 47 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 45 (0.13%) HL7
6 43 (0.13%) EMIR
7 39 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 34 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 33 (0.098%) GAMP
10 31 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 31 (0.092%) PCI DSS
11 30 (0.089%) TickIT
12 15 (0.044%) SNOMED CT
13 11 (0.033%) DO-178B
14 8 (0.024%) HIPAA
14 8 (0.024%) WCAG
15 6 (0.018%) GCP
15 6 (0.018%) FISMA
15 6 (0.018%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.018%) Section 508
System Software
1 259 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 149 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (0.24%) Docker
4 55 (0.16%) Firmware
5 53 (0.16%) HDFS
6 42 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 30 (0.089%) VirtualBox
8 22 (0.065%) Varnish
9 21 (0.062%) vSphere
10 16 (0.047%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.030%) Apache Flume
12 9 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
13 8 (0.024%) Oracle Clusterware
14 7 (0.021%) iptables
14 7 (0.021%) Xen
14 7 (0.021%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.021%) XenApp
15 4 (0.012%) NFS
16 3 (0.009%) Squid
Systems Management
1 210 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 205 (0.61%) Puppet
3 81 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
4 70 (0.21%) Ansible
5 63 (0.19%) Vagrant
6 45 (0.13%) logstash
7 44 (0.13%) ZABBIX
8 33 (0.098%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 33 (0.098%) Nagios
9 30 (0.089%) WMI
9 30 (0.089%) SCOM
9 30 (0.089%) Salt
10 26 (0.077%) Kubernetes
10 26 (0.077%) Pingdom
11 25 (0.074%) HAProxy
12 24 (0.071%) Graphite
13 21 (0.062%) SCCM
13 21 (0.062%) MOM
14 20 (0.059%) Kibana
15 19 (0.056%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8627 (25.55%) Microsoft
2 2389 (7.08%) Oracle
3 545 (1.61%) Google
4 485 (1.44%) Facebook
5 475 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 436 (1.29%) Xamarin
7 280 (0.83%) Sybase
8 279 (0.83%) Apple
9 278 (0.82%) Twitter
10 275 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
11 226 (0.67%) EPiServer
12 216 (0.64%) SAP
13 215 (0.64%) Adobe
14 195 (0.58%) VMware
15 186 (0.55%) IBM
16 177 (0.52%) Telerik
17 159 (0.47%) TIBCO
18 131 (0.39%) Yahoo!
19 127 (0.38%) HP
20 124 (0.37%) Sony
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