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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 16837 20153 19738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.58% 16.62% 18.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.29% 31.48% 34.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15070 18091 17767
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
55582 64023 57773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.43% 52.80% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47296 54663 49736
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -2 15935 £43,000 +1.17% 2573
London 0 5746 £55,000 - 804
South East -5 3313 £42,500 +4.93% 446
East of England 0 1464 £40,000 - 175
Yorkshire +2 1227 £39,500 +5.33% 209
City of London +2 1205 £55,000 - 273
North West -3 1126 £40,000 +6.66% 348
West Midlands +3 1081 £37,500 - 179
South West 0 993 £37,500 +2.73% 218
East Midlands -1 775 £40,000 +1.26% 120
West Yorkshire +1 730 £40,000 +6.66% 127
Surrey -2 699 £50,000 +11.11% 97
Hampshire -2 660 £40,000 +2.56% 88
Manchester -3 608 £40,000 +6.66% 169
Berkshire -5 570 £45,000 +5.88% 75
Leeds +3 517 £40,000 +6.66% 83
Cambridgeshire 0 405 £42,500 +6.25% 53
Scotland -8 394 £40,000 - 71
Buckinghamshire -1 335 £40,000 - 41
Oxfordshire -1 331 £40,000 +3.89% 69
Birmingham +3 326 £37,500 +7.14% 58
Hertfordshire +1 325 £45,000 +12.50% 49
East Sussex -1 309 £40,500 +15.71% 21
Cambridge 0 301 £42,500 +6.25% 41
North Yorkshire 0 297 £40,000 +6.66% 40
Nottinghamshire 0 295 £40,000 +6.66% 48
Brighton 0 289 £42,500 +21.42% 18
Cheshire -5 285 £40,000 +6.66% 87
Nottingham +1 282 £40,000 +6.66% 41
Bristol -1 276 £38,750 +3.33% 53

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 28102 (82.98%) .NET
2 18300 (54.04%) ASP.NET
3 17975 (53.08%) SQL Server
4 15137 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
5 14373 (42.44%) MVC
6 14228 (42.02%) SQL
7 13567 (40.06%) JavaScript
8 12457 (36.79%) HTML
9 10234 (30.22%) CSS
10 9183 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8969 (26.49%) Microsoft
12 7938 (23.44%) TDD
13 7660 (22.62%) jQuery
14 6838 (20.19%) WCF
15 6525 (19.27%) .NET Framework
16 6314 (18.65%) Finance
17 6131 (18.10%) Scrum
18 5648 (16.68%) OO
19 5395 (15.93%) Degree
20 5357 (15.82%) Java
21 5334 (15.75%) Windows
22 5079 (15.00%) Software Engineering
23 4907 (14.49%) XML
24 4860 (14.35%) Web Services
25 4280 (12.64%) Visual Studio
26 4213 (12.44%) HTML5
27 3915 (11.56%) T-SQL
28 3811 (11.25%) VB.NET
29 3729 (11.01%) MS Excel
30 3717 (10.98%) WPF

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2075 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 1699 (5.02%) IIS
3 1383 (4.08%) Node.js
4 1150 (3.40%) CMS
5 776 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
6 576 (1.70%) Umbraco
7 556 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
8 516 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 331 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
10 214 (0.63%) Apache
11 198 (0.58%) Kentico
12 193 (0.57%) NServiceBus
13 154 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
14 142 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 129 (0.38%) Tomcat
16 128 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
17 119 (0.35%) WordPress
18 115 (0.34%) Drupal
19 106 (0.31%) nginx
20 105 (0.31%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3729 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 517 (1.53%) MS Office
3 217 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 148 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 108 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 72 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 57 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 57 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 56 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 46 (0.14%) MS Project
10 34 (0.10%) AutoCAD
11 24 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
12 23 (0.068%) Fireworks
13 22 (0.065%) SPSS
14 20 (0.059%) Mingle
15 12 (0.035%) GNU Octave
15 12 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
16 8 (0.024%) PrintSoft PReS
16 8 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
16 8 (0.024%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 709 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 102 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 51 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 47 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 40 (0.12%) RMDS
6 34 (0.10%) Markit EDM
7 32 (0.094%) Cognos TM1
8 24 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 20 (0.059%) thinkFolio
9 20 (0.059%) Magento
10 18 (0.053%) Sophis RISQUE
10 18 (0.053%) Advent Geneva
11 16 (0.047%) Endur
12 15 (0.044%) Changepoint
13 14 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
14 13 (0.038%) Visualfiles
14 13 (0.038%) WebTrends
14 13 (0.038%) Adobe Campaign
15 11 (0.032%) Oracle General Ledger
15 11 (0.032%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1588 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 884 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 671 (1.98%) SaaS
4 173 (0.51%) GitHub
5 145 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 124 (0.37%) Office 365
7 74 (0.22%) PaaS
8 71 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 63 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (0.17%) Force.com
11 55 (0.16%) IaaS
12 53 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 39 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
14 36 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (0.074%) Heroku
15 25 (0.074%) Rackspace Cloud
16 20 (0.059%) Google App Engine
17 19 (0.056%) Yammer
18 13 (0.038%) CodePlex
19 11 (0.032%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 996 (2.94%) Internet
2 517 (1.53%) HTTP
3 354 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 246 (0.73%) Intranet
5 131 (0.39%) DNS
6 125 (0.37%) Broadband
7 90 (0.27%) Wireless
8 88 (0.26%) SMTP
9 77 (0.23%) Firewall
10 60 (0.18%) Ethernet
11 51 (0.15%) SSL
12 50 (0.15%) Network Security
13 45 (0.13%) VoIP
14 44 (0.13%) DHCP
15 35 (0.10%) CTI
15 35 (0.10%) SAN
16 32 (0.094%) WAN
17 28 (0.083%) FTP
17 28 (0.083%) VPN
18 25 (0.074%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17975 (53.08%) SQL Server
2 2925 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1975 (5.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1734 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1531 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 1489 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 1425 (4.21%) Relational Database
8 1082 (3.20%) MySQL
9 1018 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 791 (2.34%) MongoDB
11 685 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 609 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
13 513 (1.51%) Big Data
14 446 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 378 (1.12%) Oracle Database
16 251 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
17 245 (0.72%) Hadoop
18 229 (0.68%) RavenDB
19 195 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
20 189 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4280 (12.64%) Visual Studio
2 2793 (8.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2694 (7.96%) NUnit
4 2017 (5.96%) Git (software)
5 1467 (4.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 1333 (3.94%) Subversion
7 1305 (3.85%) Selenium
8 1277 (3.77%) Moq
9 973 (2.87%) MSTest
10 750 (2.21%) TeamCity
11 610 (1.80%) SpecFlow
12 502 (1.48%) WebDriver
13 494 (1.46%) JIRA
14 426 (1.26%) Jenkins
15 348 (1.03%) Cucumber
16 347 (1.02%) ReSharper
17 231 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 201 (0.59%) JUnit
19 196 (0.58%) CruiseControl
20 193 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 6314 (18.65%) Finance
2 1557 (4.60%) Banking
3 1337 (3.95%) Retail
4 1117 (3.30%) Marketing
5 931 (2.75%) Games
6 902 (2.66%) Front Office
7 696 (2.06%) Telecoms
8 682 (2.01%) Advertising
9 583 (1.72%) Investment Banking
10 504 (1.49%) Back Office
11 321 (0.95%) Manufacturing
12 301 (0.89%) Legal
13 273 (0.81%) Law
14 264 (0.78%) Automotive
15 261 (0.77%) Electronics
16 253 (0.75%) Publishing
17 250 (0.74%) Financial Institution
18 219 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
19 113 (0.33%) Aerospace
20 94 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 25843 (76.31%) Developer
2 11999 (35.43%) .NET Developer
3 8401 (24.81%) C# Developer
4 5416 (15.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 4192 (12.38%) Senior Developer
6 3965 (11.71%) Software Developer
7 2770 (8.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2719 (8.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2507 (7.40%) Web Developer
10 2338 (6.90%) Software Engineer
11 1838 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1765 (5.21%) Junior
13 1581 (4.67%) Analyst
14 1573 (4.65%) Junior Developer
15 1254 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
16 1118 (3.30%) Graduate
17 980 (2.89%) Architect
18 933 (2.76%) Programmer
19 872 (2.58%) Lead Developer
19 872 (2.58%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28102 (82.98%) .NET
2 18300 (54.04%) ASP.NET
3 12457 (36.79%) HTML
4 10234 (30.22%) CSS
5 9183 (27.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7660 (22.62%) jQuery
7 6838 (20.19%) WCF
8 6525 (19.27%) .NET Framework
9 4907 (14.49%) XML
10 4860 (14.35%) Web Services
11 4213 (12.44%) HTML5
12 3717 (10.98%) WPF
13 3396 (10.03%) Entity Framework
14 3088 (9.12%) AngularJS
15 2825 (8.34%) Ajax
16 2822 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2311 (6.82%) WinForms
18 2196 (6.48%) LINQ
19 2052 (6.06%) CSS3
20 1696 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2984 (8.81%) Computer Science
2 1904 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 1322 (3.90%) Mobile App
4 1183 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1049 (3.10%) Mathematics
6 911 (2.69%) Inversion of Control
7 868 (2.56%) User Experience
8 702 (2.07%) N-Tier
9 616 (1.82%) Hedge funds
10 551 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 540 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 505 (1.49%) Derivative
13 389 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 372 (1.10%) Management Information System
15 345 (1.02%) Data Structures
16 339 (1.00%) Social Media
17 337 (1.00%) Equities
18 332 (0.98%) Fixed Income
19 298 (0.88%) Physics
20 275 (0.81%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5334 (15.75%) Windows
2 1384 (4.09%) Android
3 1294 (3.82%) Linux
4 1115 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 782 (2.31%) UNIX
6 294 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 161 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
8 157 (0.46%) Windows 7
9 151 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 148 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 147 (0.43%) Windows Phone
12 134 (0.40%) Windows 8
13 63 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
13 63 (0.19%) Solaris
14 60 (0.18%) CentOS
15 48 (0.14%) Debian
15 48 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 46 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
17 34 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 33 (0.097%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15137 (44.70%) Agile Software Development
2 14373 (42.44%) MVC
3 7938 (23.44%) TDD
4 6131 (18.10%) Scrum
5 5648 (16.68%) OO
6 5079 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 3109 (9.18%) BDD
8 2918 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
9 2745 (8.11%) SDLC
10 2646 (7.81%) Web Application Development
11 2424 (7.16%) Web Development
12 2290 (6.76%) Unit Testing
13 1957 (5.78%) E-Commerce
14 1791 (5.29%) OOP
15 1581 (4.67%) Mentoring
16 1572 (4.64%) Dependency Injection
17 1470 (4.34%) OOD
18 1436 (4.24%) Kanban
19 1402 (4.14%) SOA
20 1302 (3.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14228 (42.02%) SQL
2 13567 (40.06%) JavaScript
3 5357 (15.82%) Java
4 3915 (11.56%) T-SQL
5 3811 (11.25%) VB.NET
6 3639 (10.75%) C++
7 1916 (5.66%) VB
8 1413 (4.17%) Ruby
9 1303 (3.85%) Python
10 1269 (3.75%) PHP
11 1261 (3.72%) C
12 674 (1.99%) VBA
13 535 (1.58%) VB6
14 534 (1.58%) PL/SQL
15 533 (1.57%) PowerShell
16 492 (1.45%) Perl
17 398 (1.18%) Objective-C
18 323 (0.95%) VBScript
19 243 (0.72%) Scala
20 193 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5395 (15.93%) Degree
2 950 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 495 (1.46%) Security Cleared
4 380 (1.12%) ISEB
5 299 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 239 (0.71%) MCSD
7 219 (0.65%) PhD
7 219 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 202 (0.60%) MCP
9 132 (0.39%) DV Cleared
10 115 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 108 (0.32%) MCTS
12 100 (0.30%) MCPD
13 86 (0.25%) MCAD
14 81 (0.24%) HND
15 44 (0.13%) MCSE
16 37 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 36 (0.11%) MCITP
18 29 (0.086%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 26 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1776 (5.24%) QA
2 163 (0.48%) ISO 9001
3 155 (0.46%) SLA
4 58 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 44 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 44 (0.13%) HL7
6 41 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 40 (0.12%) EMIR
8 23 (0.068%) JTAG
9 21 (0.062%) PMBOK
10 20 (0.059%) Data Quality
11 19 (0.056%) FISMA
12 16 (0.047%) WAI
13 14 (0.041%) TickIT
13 14 (0.041%) DO-178B
14 13 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 12 (0.035%) COBIT
16 11 (0.032%) WCAG
17 10 (0.030%) SNOMED CT
18 9 (0.027%) GAMP
System Software
1 298 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 159 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 93 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 91 (0.27%) Firmware
5 56 (0.17%) Docker
6 43 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 27 (0.080%) vSphere
8 26 (0.077%) Varnish
9 21 (0.062%) HDFS
10 17 (0.050%) VirtualBox
11 16 (0.047%) iptables
11 16 (0.047%) XenApp
12 14 (0.041%) VMware ESX
13 10 (0.030%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.018%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
15 5 (0.015%) XenServer
15 5 (0.015%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.015%) Squid
15 5 (0.015%) NFS
Systems Management
1 230 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 209 (0.62%) Puppet
3 67 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 62 (0.18%) Vagrant
5 50 (0.15%) Ansible
6 47 (0.14%) ZABBIX
7 44 (0.13%) logstash
8 30 (0.089%) Nagios
9 29 (0.086%) Kibana
10 27 (0.080%) Graphite
11 24 (0.071%) Salt
11 24 (0.071%) Pingdom
12 18 (0.053%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 17 (0.050%) SCCM
13 17 (0.050%) MOM
14 15 (0.044%) Tivoli
15 13 (0.038%) Kubernetes
16 12 (0.035%) HAProxy
17 11 (0.032%) CA Endevor
18 9 (0.027%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8969 (26.49%) Microsoft
2 2326 (6.87%) Oracle
3 511 (1.51%) Google
4 485 (1.43%) Facebook
5 447 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 335 (0.99%) Xamarin
7 330 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 310 (0.92%) Twitter
9 261 (0.77%) Apple
10 232 (0.69%) Sybase
11 224 (0.66%) VMware
12 223 (0.66%) Adobe
13 193 (0.57%) EPiServer
14 187 (0.55%) IBM
15 181 (0.53%) Telerik
16 162 (0.48%) SAP
17 139 (0.41%) TIBCO
18 129 (0.38%) Yahoo!
19 126 (0.37%) Sony
20 120 (0.35%) Business Objects
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