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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 9 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 18705 18319 20422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.11% 17.01% 17.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.59% 32.25% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 16448 16529 18638
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
59216 56802 62904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.01% 52.73% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49643 48857 55174
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 2014 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 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
(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 -2 17564 £42,500 +6.25% 2357
London -7 6392 £52,500 - 779
South East -1 3807 £40,000 - 404
North West -2 1545 £38,000 +8.57% 260
City of London -6 1511 £52,500 -4.54% 300
East of England +1 1481 £42,500 +6.25% 189
South West +2 1154 £36,500 +4.28% 215
Yorkshire +1 1141 £37,500 +7.14% 197
Surrey +3 984 £45,000 +5.88% 88
West Midlands +1 974 £37,500 +4.16% 135
East Midlands +2 873 £37,500 - 123
Manchester -3 812 £40,000 +14.28% 138
West Yorkshire -1 683 £37,500 +7.14% 111
Scotland +5 657 £37,500 -6.25% 118
Hampshire -3 654 £40,000 +6.66% 83
Berkshire -8 612 £40,000 - 66
Cambridgeshire 0 510 £41,500 +3.75% 67
Leeds -2 505 £37,500 +15.38% 65
Cheshire 0 442 £37,500 +7.14% 57
East Sussex +4 406 £40,000 - 27
Brighton +3 386 £40,000 - 23
Cambridge -1 380 £42,500 +6.25% 58
Hertfordshire -1 354 £45,000 +12.50% 38
Oxfordshire -1 338 £39,250 +6.08% 40
Nottinghamshire +2 337 £36,000 +2.85% 36
Edinburgh +3 310 £38,500 -3.75% 40
North Yorkshire +2 305 £37,500 +7.14% 43
Buckinghamshire -3 300 £38,500 -3.75% 36
Birmingham 0 281 £37,500 -6.25% 46
Nottingham +2 274 £37,500 +7.14% 31

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 31357 (82.11%) .NET
2 20532 (53.76%) ASP.NET
3 19844 (51.96%) SQL Server
4 16027 (41.97%) SQL
5 13976 (36.60%) MVC
6 13935 (36.49%) JavaScript
7 13514 (35.39%) HTML
8 11212 (29.36%) CSS
9 10480 (27.44%) Microsoft
10 8774 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8327 (21.80%) TDD
12 8128 (21.28%) jQuery
13 8099 (21.21%) WCF
14 7184 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
15 7096 (18.58%) .NET Framework
16 6970 (18.25%) Finance
17 6763 (17.71%) OO
18 6649 (17.41%) Degree
19 6281 (16.45%) Scrum
20 6176 (16.17%) Java
21 6049 (15.84%) Windows
22 5963 (15.61%) XML
23 5631 (14.74%) Web Services
24 5550 (14.53%) Software Engineering
25 5028 (13.17%) Visual Studio
26 4877 (12.77%) WPF
27 4785 (12.53%) C++
28 4493 (11.76%) MS Excel
29 4374 (11.45%) VB.NET
30 4237 (11.09%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 3077 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 2106 (5.51%) IIS
3 1486 (3.89%) CMS
4 986 (2.58%) Node.js
5 798 (2.09%) Umbraco
6 788 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 784 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
8 728 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 489 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
10 283 (0.74%) Apache
11 253 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 210 (0.55%) NServiceBus
13 203 (0.53%) Tomcat
14 157 (0.41%) WordPress
15 156 (0.41%) Apache Solr
16 147 (0.38%) WebSphere
17 146 (0.38%) Kentico
18 142 (0.37%) Confluence
19 109 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
20 105 (0.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4493 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 636 (1.67%) MS Office
3 256 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 180 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 98 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 78 (0.20%) MS Project
7 65 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 64 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 51 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 44 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 36 (0.094%) PowerPivot
12 26 (0.068%) SPSS
13 22 (0.058%) Simulink
14 20 (0.052%) Mingle
15 17 (0.045%) XMetaL
16 16 (0.042%) AutoCAD
17 13 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
18 8 (0.021%) TargetLink
18 8 (0.021%) Stateflow
19 6 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 871 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 113 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 91 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 45 (0.12%) Magento
5 41 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 36 (0.094%) Visualfiles
6 36 (0.094%) Google Analytics
7 30 (0.079%) Markit EDM
8 28 (0.073%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 27 (0.071%) Endur
10 22 (0.058%) Sophis RISQUE
10 22 (0.058%) Sage 200
11 21 (0.055%) Agresso
12 17 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
12 17 (0.045%) Maximo
12 17 (0.045%) Adaptiv
13 14 (0.037%) Tridion
14 13 (0.034%) Pivotal CRM
14 13 (0.034%) SalesLogix
15 12 (0.031%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1076 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 582 (1.52%) SaaS
3 411 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 216 (0.57%) GitHub
5 154 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 92 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 79 (0.21%) PaaS
8 74 (0.19%) Office 365
9 67 (0.18%) Force.com
10 59 (0.15%) Trello
11 50 (0.13%) IaaS
12 47 (0.12%) Amazon S3
13 36 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
14 30 (0.079%) Rackspace Cloud
15 21 (0.055%) Heroku
16 19 (0.050%) Google App Engine
17 14 (0.037%) Google Compute Engine
18 12 (0.031%) Google Apps
19 11 (0.029%) Basecamp
20 9 (0.024%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1246 (3.26%) Internet
2 464 (1.21%) Intranet
3 462 (1.21%) HTTP
3 462 (1.21%) TCP/IP
4 149 (0.39%) DNS
5 111 (0.29%) FTP
6 105 (0.27%) Firewall
7 96 (0.25%) SSL
8 93 (0.24%) Extranet
8 93 (0.24%) LDAP
9 84 (0.22%) VoIP
10 68 (0.18%) SMTP
11 62 (0.16%) SAN
12 57 (0.15%) DHCP
13 55 (0.14%) Ethernet
14 51 (0.13%) Broadband
15 45 (0.12%) GSM
16 42 (0.11%) VPN
17 40 (0.10%) Wireless
18 39 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19844 (51.96%) SQL Server
2 3910 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2547 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2364 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2098 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1716 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 1679 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 1062 (2.78%) MySQL
9 846 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 805 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 652 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 649 (1.70%) Big Data
13 631 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
14 488 (1.28%) MongoDB
15 427 (1.12%) Oracle Database
16 399 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
17 330 (0.86%) Hadoop
18 280 (0.73%) RavenDB
19 229 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
20 215 (0.56%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5028 (13.17%) Visual Studio
2 2875 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2676 (7.01%) NUnit
4 1568 (4.11%) Git (software)
5 1566 (4.10%) Subversion
6 1550 (4.06%) Rhino Mocks
7 1326 (3.47%) Selenium
8 1167 (3.06%) Moq
9 814 (2.13%) MSTest
10 804 (2.11%) TeamCity
11 677 (1.77%) SpecFlow
12 585 (1.53%) WebDriver
13 560 (1.47%) JIRA
14 517 (1.35%) Cucumber
15 428 (1.12%) ReSharper
16 394 (1.03%) Jenkins
17 259 (0.68%) JUnit
18 247 (0.65%) MSBuild
19 238 (0.62%) Eclipse
20 221 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6970 (18.25%) Finance
2 1887 (4.94%) Banking
3 1286 (3.37%) Games
4 1254 (3.28%) Retail
5 1123 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1044 (2.73%) Front Office
7 852 (2.23%) Advertising
8 767 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 741 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 592 (1.55%) Law
11 499 (1.31%) Back Office
12 379 (0.99%) Legal
13 362 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 305 (0.80%) Publishing
15 254 (0.67%) Automotive
16 238 (0.62%) Financial Institution
17 221 (0.58%) Electronics
18 154 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 111 (0.29%) Aerospace
20 94 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 29414 (77.02%) Developer
2 12811 (33.54%) .NET Developer
3 10174 (26.64%) C# Developer
4 6440 (16.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 4890 (12.80%) Senior Developer
6 4625 (12.11%) Software Developer
7 3529 (9.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3515 (9.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2877 (7.53%) Web Developer
10 2643 (6.92%) Software Engineer
11 2186 (5.72%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2128 (5.57%) Analyst
13 1748 (4.58%) Junior
14 1588 (4.16%) Senior C# Developer
15 1567 (4.10%) Junior Developer
15 1567 (4.10%) Programmer
16 1517 (3.97%) Graduate
17 1102 (2.89%) C# Software Developer
18 1055 (2.76%) Graduate Developer
19 974 (2.55%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31357 (82.11%) .NET
2 20532 (53.76%) ASP.NET
3 13514 (35.39%) HTML
4 11212 (29.36%) CSS
5 8774 (22.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8128 (21.28%) jQuery
7 8099 (21.21%) WCF
8 7096 (18.58%) .NET Framework
9 5963 (15.61%) XML
10 5631 (14.74%) Web Services
11 4877 (12.77%) WPF
12 4173 (10.93%) HTML5
13 3498 (9.16%) Ajax
14 3168 (8.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2920 (7.65%) WinForms
16 2766 (7.24%) LINQ
17 2287 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 2223 (5.82%) CSS3
19 1896 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 1774 (4.65%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3878 (10.15%) Computer Science
2 1483 (3.88%) Mathematics
3 1285 (3.36%) Mobile App
4 973 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 871 (2.28%) N-Tier
6 816 (2.14%) Open Source
7 801 (2.10%) Inversion of Control
8 710 (1.86%) Hedge funds
9 670 (1.75%) Derivative
10 622 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 513 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 505 (1.32%) Equities
13 471 (1.23%) Physics
14 468 (1.23%) Fixed Income
15 396 (1.04%) iPhone
16 343 (0.90%) Management Information System
17 303 (0.79%) Social Media
18 269 (0.70%) Tandem
19 244 (0.64%) Visualisation
20 221 (0.58%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6049 (15.84%) Windows
2 1673 (4.38%) Linux
3 1470 (3.85%) Android
4 1098 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 1080 (2.83%) UNIX
6 420 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 222 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 213 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 162 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 157 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 134 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 116 (0.30%) Solaris
13 100 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 71 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
15 64 (0.17%) Windows XP
16 45 (0.12%) HPUX
16 45 (0.12%) Debian
17 43 (0.11%) CentOS
17 43 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 42 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13976 (36.60%) MVC
2 8327 (21.80%) TDD
3 7184 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6763 (17.71%) OO
5 6281 (16.45%) Scrum
6 5550 (14.53%) Software Engineering
7 3093 (8.10%) Web Development
8 3021 (7.91%) BDD
9 2744 (7.18%) E-Commerce
10 2560 (6.70%) Unit Testing
11 2497 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
12 2301 (6.02%) Web Application Development
13 2251 (5.89%) OOP
14 1646 (4.31%) Multithreading
15 1602 (4.19%) OOD
16 1533 (4.01%) CRM
17 1460 (3.82%) MVVM
18 1437 (3.76%) Kanban
19 1434 (3.75%) SOA
20 1424 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16027 (41.97%) SQL
2 13935 (36.49%) JavaScript
3 6176 (16.17%) Java
4 4785 (12.53%) C++
5 4374 (11.45%) VB.NET
6 4237 (11.09%) T-SQL
7 2224 (5.82%) VB
8 1746 (4.57%) Python
9 1625 (4.25%) C
10 1520 (3.98%) Ruby
11 1389 (3.64%) PHP
12 870 (2.28%) VBA
13 655 (1.72%) PowerShell
14 633 (1.66%) Perl
15 631 (1.65%) VB6
16 492 (1.29%) PL/SQL
17 453 (1.19%) VBScript
18 367 (0.96%) Objective-C
19 357 (0.93%) F#
20 356 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6649 (17.41%) Degree
2 1408 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 711 (1.86%) Security Cleared
4 697 (1.83%) MCSD
5 670 (1.75%) MCP
6 596 (1.56%) MCTS
7 559 (1.46%) MCAD
8 399 (1.04%) ISEB
9 309 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 235 (0.62%) PhD
11 221 (0.58%) ISTQB
12 174 (0.46%) DV Cleared
13 93 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 73 (0.19%) MCSE
15 60 (0.16%) MCPD
16 58 (0.15%) MCITP
17 56 (0.15%) HND
18 50 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
19 49 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
20 42 (0.11%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1903 (4.98%) QA
2 271 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 181 (0.47%) SLA
4 59 (0.15%) WCAG
5 56 (0.15%) WAI
6 46 (0.12%) EMIR
7 44 (0.12%) HL7
8 43 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 36 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 32 (0.084%) PCI DSS
11 30 (0.079%) ISO 9000
12 29 (0.076%) TickIT
13 21 (0.055%) ISO 8583
14 20 (0.052%) GAMP
15 18 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 17 (0.045%) Basel III
16 17 (0.045%) UCITS
17 14 (0.037%) Data Quality
18 11 (0.029%) DO-178B
18 11 (0.029%) COREP
System Software
1 301 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 140 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 41 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 39 (0.10%) vSphere
6 29 (0.076%) XenApp
7 16 (0.042%) XenDesktop
8 12 (0.031%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.024%) Docker
10 8 (0.021%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.018%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.016%) Varnish
12 6 (0.016%) HDFS
13 4 (0.010%) Kamailio
14 3 (0.008%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.008%) XenServer
15 2 (0.005%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.005%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.005%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.005%) KVM
Systems Management
1 187 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 181 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
3 156 (0.41%) Puppet
4 31 (0.081%) Nagios
5 29 (0.076%) ZABBIX
5 29 (0.076%) Vagrant
6 26 (0.068%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 25 (0.065%) NetBackup
7 25 (0.065%) SCCM
7 25 (0.065%) HAProxy
8 24 (0.063%) logstash
9 21 (0.055%) Zenoss
10 19 (0.050%) MOM
11 15 (0.039%) SCOM
11 15 (0.039%) Control-M
12 13 (0.034%) CFEngine
13 12 (0.031%) WSUS
14 11 (0.029%) SCVMM
15 10 (0.026%) Pingdom
16 9 (0.024%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10480 (27.44%) Microsoft
2 2664 (6.98%) Oracle
3 699 (1.83%) Google
4 678 (1.78%) Sitecore
5 470 (1.23%) Facebook
6 352 (0.92%) Sybase
7 327 (0.86%) EPiServer
8 278 (0.73%) Telerik
9 238 (0.62%) Twitter
10 236 (0.62%) Adobe
11 228 (0.60%) SAP
12 227 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
13 202 (0.53%) Apple
13 202 (0.53%) VMware
14 187 (0.49%) IBM
15 185 (0.48%) HP
16 184 (0.48%) DevExpress
17 179 (0.47%) Bloomberg
18 163 (0.43%) Xamarin
19 152 (0.40%) TIBCO
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