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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 18212 18208 20091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.91% 17.06% 17.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.34% 32.24% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15964 16480 18338
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 19 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 19 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 17088 £42,500 +4.06% 2418
London -7 6246 £52,500 - 724
South East -2 3545 £40,000 - 422
North West -3 1526 £39,500 +12.85% 304
City of London -6 1453 £52,500 - 269
East of England 0 1401 £42,500 +6.25% 194
Yorkshire +1 1184 £36,000 +3.59% 223
South West 0 1182 £36,375 +3.92% 211
West Midlands +3 959 £37,500 +2.73% 173
Surrey +2 939 £45,000 +5.88% 95
East Midlands +2 851 £37,500 - 121
Manchester -3 798 £40,000 +14.28% 159
West Yorkshire -1 728 £36,250 +8.20% 135
Hampshire -4 655 £40,000 +6.66% 92
Scotland +6 651 £37,500 -5.06% 120
Berkshire -11 562 £40,000 - 81
Leeds -3 512 £37,500 +13.63% 92
Cambridgeshire -1 480 £40,000 - 81
Cheshire -2 424 £35,000 - 75
Cambridge -2 350 £40,000 - 59
East Sussex +1 348 £40,000 - 28
Hertfordshire -2 339 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Brighton +3 333 £40,000 - 22
Nottinghamshire +1 324 £37,500 +7.14% 33
Edinburgh +2 313 £38,500 -3.75% 37
Oxfordshire -3 297 £40,000 +6.66% 39
Birmingham -3 287 £37,500 -6.25% 48
North Yorkshire +1 286 £37,500 +7.14% 42
Buckinghamshire -5 274 £40,000 - 32
Nottingham +2 269 £37,500 +7.14% 31

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 31253 (81.99%) .NET
2 20481 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 19804 (51.95%) SQL Server
4 15964 (41.88%) SQL
5 15632 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
6 14066 (36.90%) MVC
7 14019 (36.78%) JavaScript
8 13620 (35.73%) HTML
9 11342 (29.75%) CSS
10 10332 (27.10%) Microsoft
11 8811 (23.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8332 (21.86%) TDD
13 8185 (21.47%) jQuery
14 8003 (20.99%) WCF
15 7121 (18.68%) .NET Framework
16 6898 (18.10%) Finance
17 6741 (17.68%) OO
18 6601 (17.32%) Degree
19 6269 (16.45%) Scrum
20 6130 (16.08%) Java
21 5973 (15.67%) Windows
22 5939 (15.58%) XML
23 5635 (14.78%) Web Services
24 5496 (14.42%) Software Engineering
25 5033 (13.20%) Visual Studio
26 4704 (12.34%) C++
27 4665 (12.24%) WPF
28 4467 (11.72%) MS Excel
29 4382 (11.50%) VB.NET
30 4208 (11.04%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 3096 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 2137 (5.61%) IIS
3 1499 (3.93%) CMS
4 1040 (2.73%) Node.js
5 806 (2.11%) Umbraco
6 792 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 783 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
8 742 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 493 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 271 (0.71%) Apache
11 262 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 233 (0.61%) NServiceBus
13 201 (0.53%) Tomcat
14 174 (0.46%) Apache Solr
15 173 (0.45%) WordPress
16 163 (0.43%) Confluence
17 143 (0.38%) WebSphere
18 141 (0.37%) Kentico
19 111 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
20 107 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 4467 (11.72%) MS Excel
2 648 (1.70%) MS Office
3 256 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 174 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 97 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 75 (0.20%) MS Project
7 63 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 61 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 52 (0.14%) Fireworks
10 42 (0.11%) PowerPivot
11 39 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
12 26 (0.068%) SPSS
13 24 (0.063%) Mingle
14 21 (0.055%) Simulink
15 17 (0.045%) AutoCAD
16 15 (0.039%) XMetaL
17 14 (0.037%) PrintSoft PReS
18 11 (0.029%) TargetLink
18 11 (0.029%) Stateflow
19 5 (0.013%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 858 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 115 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 96 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 43 (0.11%) Magento
5 39 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 36 (0.094%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 35 (0.092%) Google Analytics
8 34 (0.089%) Endur
9 31 (0.081%) Visualfiles
10 28 (0.073%) Markit EDM
11 24 (0.063%) Sophis RISQUE
12 23 (0.060%) Agresso
12 23 (0.060%) Sage 200
13 19 (0.050%) Tridion
13 19 (0.050%) BASE24
14 18 (0.047%) Maximo
15 15 (0.039%) Adaptiv
15 15 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
16 12 (0.031%) Pivotal CRM
17 11 (0.029%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1098 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 573 (1.50%) SaaS
3 418 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 226 (0.59%) GitHub
5 148 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 102 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 86 (0.23%) Office 365
8 80 (0.21%) PaaS
9 71 (0.19%) Force.com
9 71 (0.19%) Trello
10 52 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 50 (0.13%) IaaS
12 41 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 31 (0.081%) Rackspace Cloud
14 20 (0.052%) Heroku
15 18 (0.047%) Google App Engine
16 16 (0.042%) Google Compute Engine
17 13 (0.034%) Google Apps
18 9 (0.024%) OpenShift
19 8 (0.021%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1249 (3.28%) Internet
2 505 (1.32%) Intranet
3 469 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 457 (1.20%) HTTP
5 145 (0.38%) DNS
6 115 (0.30%) Firewall
7 111 (0.29%) Extranet
8 110 (0.29%) FTP
9 105 (0.28%) SSL
10 87 (0.23%) LDAP
11 84 (0.22%) VoIP
12 67 (0.18%) SMTP
13 62 (0.16%) SAN
14 55 (0.14%) Broadband
15 54 (0.14%) Ethernet
16 52 (0.14%) DHCP
17 43 (0.11%) GSM
18 42 (0.11%) Wireless
19 40 (0.10%) HTTPS
19 40 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19804 (51.95%) SQL Server
2 3805 (9.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 2463 (6.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 2366 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2120 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1735 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1621 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
8 1066 (2.80%) MySQL
9 878 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 810 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 644 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 633 (1.66%) RDBMS
13 613 (1.61%) Big Data
14 494 (1.30%) MongoDB
15 415 (1.09%) Oracle Database
16 410 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
17 311 (0.82%) Hadoop
17 311 (0.82%) RavenDB
18 230 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
19 219 (0.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5033 (13.20%) Visual Studio
2 2888 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 2705 (7.10%) NUnit
4 1694 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 1607 (4.22%) Rhino Mocks
6 1566 (4.11%) Subversion
7 1305 (3.42%) Selenium
8 1188 (3.12%) Moq
9 859 (2.25%) TeamCity
10 804 (2.11%) MSTest
11 709 (1.86%) SpecFlow
12 577 (1.51%) WebDriver
13 572 (1.50%) JIRA
14 535 (1.40%) Cucumber
15 430 (1.13%) ReSharper
16 399 (1.05%) Jenkins
17 248 (0.65%) JUnit
18 244 (0.64%) MSBuild
19 233 (0.61%) Eclipse
20 225 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6898 (18.10%) Finance
2 1901 (4.99%) Banking
3 1314 (3.45%) Retail
4 1273 (3.34%) Games
5 1098 (2.88%) Marketing
6 1051 (2.76%) Front Office
7 868 (2.28%) Advertising
8 768 (2.01%) Telecoms
9 718 (1.88%) Investment Banking
10 594 (1.56%) Law
11 504 (1.32%) Back Office
12 376 (0.99%) Legal
13 364 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 284 (0.75%) Publishing
15 256 (0.67%) Automotive
16 233 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 219 (0.57%) Electronics
18 154 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 113 (0.30%) Aerospace
20 93 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 29360 (77.02%) Developer
2 12767 (33.49%) .NET Developer
3 9958 (26.12%) C# Developer
4 6318 (16.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 4877 (12.79%) Senior Developer
6 4548 (11.93%) Software Developer
7 3454 (9.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3443 (9.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2874 (7.54%) Web Developer
10 2552 (6.69%) Software Engineer
11 2174 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2082 (5.46%) Analyst
13 1818 (4.77%) Junior
14 1639 (4.30%) Junior Developer
15 1564 (4.10%) Senior C# Developer
16 1542 (4.05%) Graduate
17 1488 (3.90%) Programmer
18 1075 (2.82%) Graduate Developer
19 1054 (2.76%) C# Software Developer
20 960 (2.52%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31253 (81.99%) .NET
2 20481 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 13620 (35.73%) HTML
4 11342 (29.75%) CSS
5 8811 (23.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8185 (21.47%) jQuery
7 8003 (20.99%) WCF
8 7121 (18.68%) .NET Framework
9 5939 (15.58%) XML
10 5635 (14.78%) Web Services
11 4665 (12.24%) WPF
12 4187 (10.98%) HTML5
13 3459 (9.07%) Ajax
14 3215 (8.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2787 (7.31%) WinForms
16 2756 (7.23%) LINQ
17 2269 (5.95%) CSS3
18 2107 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 1882 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 1762 (4.62%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3842 (10.08%) Computer Science
2 2054 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1466 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 1230 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 963 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 856 (2.25%) User Experience
7 831 (2.18%) N-Tier
8 811 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
9 806 (2.11%) Open Source
10 682 (1.79%) Hedge funds
11 653 (1.71%) Derivative
12 640 (1.68%) Client/Server
13 500 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 497 (1.30%) Equities
15 473 (1.24%) Physics
16 464 (1.22%) Fixed Income
17 405 (1.06%) iPhone
18 349 (0.92%) Management Information System
19 302 (0.79%) Social Media
20 277 (0.73%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5973 (15.67%) Windows
2 1637 (4.29%) Linux
3 1435 (3.76%) Android
4 1075 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 1049 (2.75%) UNIX
6 418 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 219 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 199 (0.52%) Windows Phone
9 180 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 165 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 146 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 109 (0.29%) Solaris
13 89 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
14 71 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 62 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
16 54 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 48 (0.13%) Debian
18 42 (0.11%) HPUX
18 42 (0.11%) CentOS
19 40 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15632 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 14066 (36.90%) MVC
3 8332 (21.86%) TDD
4 6741 (17.68%) OO
5 6269 (16.45%) Scrum
6 5496 (14.42%) Software Engineering
7 3110 (8.16%) BDD
8 3075 (8.07%) Web Development
9 2808 (7.37%) E-Commerce
10 2557 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
11 2480 (6.51%) Unit Testing
12 2348 (6.16%) Web Application Development
13 2249 (5.90%) OOP
14 1927 (5.06%) Mentoring
15 1620 (4.25%) OOD
16 1561 (4.09%) Multithreading
17 1508 (3.96%) CRM
18 1478 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
19 1441 (3.78%) Kanban
20 1425 (3.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15964 (41.88%) SQL
2 14019 (36.78%) JavaScript
3 6130 (16.08%) Java
4 4704 (12.34%) C++
5 4382 (11.50%) VB.NET
6 4208 (11.04%) T-SQL
7 2246 (5.89%) VB
8 1754 (4.60%) Python
9 1621 (4.25%) C
10 1580 (4.14%) Ruby
11 1381 (3.62%) PHP
12 891 (2.34%) VBA
13 682 (1.79%) PowerShell
14 632 (1.66%) VB6
15 626 (1.64%) Perl
16 469 (1.23%) PL/SQL
17 461 (1.21%) VBScript
18 339 (0.89%) Objective-C
19 326 (0.86%) Scala
20 318 (0.83%) F#
Qualifications
1 6601 (17.32%) Degree
2 1301 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 715 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 623 (1.63%) MCSD
5 586 (1.54%) MCP
6 530 (1.39%) MCTS
7 488 (1.28%) MCAD
8 377 (0.99%) ISEB
9 320 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 222 (0.58%) PhD
11 210 (0.55%) ISTQB
12 182 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 86 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 73 (0.19%) MCSE
15 61 (0.16%) MCPD
16 58 (0.15%) HND
17 50 (0.13%) MCITP
18 48 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
19 44 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
20 41 (0.11%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1877 (4.92%) QA
2 257 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 217 (0.57%) SLA
4 56 (0.15%) WAI
5 55 (0.14%) WCAG
6 48 (0.13%) EMIR
7 43 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 36 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 35 (0.092%) HL7
10 34 (0.089%) PCI DSS
11 26 (0.068%) ISO 9000
12 25 (0.066%) ISO 8583
13 20 (0.052%) GAMP
14 17 (0.045%) TickIT
14 17 (0.045%) UCITS
15 16 (0.042%) Basel III
16 15 (0.039%) Data Quality
16 15 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (0.029%) DO-178B
18 10 (0.026%) COREP
System Software
1 312 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 140 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 42 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 36 (0.094%) vSphere
6 27 (0.071%) XenApp
7 16 (0.042%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.024%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.024%) Docker
10 7 (0.018%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.013%) Varnish
12 4 (0.010%) Kamailio
13 3 (0.008%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.008%) XenServer
13 3 (0.008%) HDFS
14 2 (0.005%) KVM
14 2 (0.005%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.005%) ISA Server
14 2 (0.005%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 196 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
2 195 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 160 (0.42%) Puppet
4 34 (0.089%) logstash
5 33 (0.087%) ZABBIX
6 32 (0.084%) Vagrant
7 29 (0.076%) Nagios
8 28 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 27 (0.071%) SCCM
10 23 (0.060%) NetBackup
11 21 (0.055%) MOM
12 20 (0.052%) HAProxy
13 19 (0.050%) Zenoss
14 17 (0.045%) SCOM
15 16 (0.042%) SCVMM
15 16 (0.042%) Control-M
16 15 (0.039%) CFEngine
17 12 (0.031%) Pingdom
18 11 (0.029%) OpenView
18 11 (0.029%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10332 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 2605 (6.83%) Oracle
3 686 (1.80%) Google
4 685 (1.80%) Sitecore
5 486 (1.27%) Facebook
6 347 (0.91%) Sybase
7 332 (0.87%) EPiServer
8 295 (0.77%) Telerik
9 260 (0.68%) Twitter
10 236 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
11 235 (0.62%) Adobe
12 233 (0.61%) SAP
13 205 (0.54%) Apple
14 200 (0.52%) VMware
15 199 (0.52%) HP
16 198 (0.52%) IBM
17 187 (0.49%) DevExpress
18 177 (0.46%) Bloomberg
19 175 (0.46%) Xamarin
20 151 (0.40%) TIBCO
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