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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 17101 18845 18636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.62% 16.11% 17.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 31.26% 32.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15291 16824 16738
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 £29,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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
56197 60288 57126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.32% 51.53% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47850 51125 49034
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 16212 £43,500 +2.35% 2392
London +2 5980 £55,000 +4.76% 729
South East -3 3317 £42,500 +6.25% 417
East of England -1 1352 £40,000 -5.88% 163
City of London +5 1340 £57,500 +6.48% 213
Yorkshire +1 1266 £40,000 +6.66% 172
North West -3 1152 £40,000 +5.26% 316
West Midlands 0 1097 £37,500 - 166
South West +3 1085 £37,500 - 239
West Yorkshire +3 862 £40,000 +6.66% 103
East Midlands +1 753 £39,000 +4.00% 149
Surrey -2 719 £47,500 +5.55% 86
Hampshire 0 659 £40,000 - 93
Manchester -3 606 £40,000 - 158
Leeds +4 602 £40,000 +6.66% 63
Berkshire +1 592 £45,000 +8.43% 67
Hertfordshire 0 394 £45,000 +5.88% 41
Scotland -11 362 £40,000 +3.89% 63
Cambridgeshire -2 354 £40,000 -5.88% 64
Birmingham -1 338 £40,000 +6.66% 46
Cheshire -3 317 £40,000 +6.66% 72
Buckinghamshire 0 315 £41,000 +3.79% 33
Nottinghamshire -1 308 £37,500 - 70
East Sussex -2 288 £40,000 - 26
Kent +4 285 £40,000 - 33
Nottingham -1 276 £40,000 +6.66% 59
Bristol -3 273 £37,500 -6.25% 71
Reading +2 264 £45,000 +5.88% 27
Oxfordshire -1 264 £40,000 +6.66% 58
North East 0 262 £40,000 +23.07% 35

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28386 (82.05%) .NET
2 18260 (52.78%) ASP.NET
3 18175 (52.53%) SQL Server
4 15785 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
5 14662 (42.38%) MVC
6 14510 (41.94%) SQL
7 13740 (39.71%) JavaScript
8 12664 (36.60%) HTML
9 10238 (29.59%) CSS
10 9433 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8971 (25.93%) Microsoft
12 8301 (23.99%) TDD
13 7803 (22.55%) jQuery
14 7039 (20.35%) WCF
15 6777 (19.59%) Finance
16 6544 (18.91%) .NET Framework
17 6348 (18.35%) Scrum
18 5744 (16.60%) Java
19 5545 (16.03%) Degree
20 5437 (15.72%) OO
21 5417 (15.66%) Windows
22 5022 (14.52%) Software Engineering
23 4830 (13.96%) Web Services
24 4730 (13.67%) XML
25 4432 (12.81%) HTML5
26 4399 (12.71%) Visual Studio
27 4099 (11.85%) T-SQL
28 3837 (11.09%) C++
29 3812 (11.02%) WPF
30 3701 (10.70%) MS Excel

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1992 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 1663 (4.81%) IIS
3 1552 (4.49%) Node.js
4 1120 (3.24%) CMS
5 737 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
6 597 (1.73%) Umbraco
7 479 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 438 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 326 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 220 (0.64%) Apache
11 176 (0.51%) Kentico
12 155 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 155 (0.45%) NServiceBus
12 155 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
13 139 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 118 (0.34%) Drupal
15 117 (0.34%) DNN
16 116 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
17 107 (0.31%) WordPress
18 92 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3701 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 469 (1.36%) MS Office
3 193 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 141 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 90 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 76 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 67 (0.19%) PowerPivot
8 51 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 50 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 42 (0.12%) MS Project
11 31 (0.090%) AutoCAD
12 27 (0.078%) Fireworks
13 24 (0.069%) SPSS
13 24 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
14 18 (0.052%) Mingle
15 14 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
16 10 (0.029%) Solid Edge
17 9 (0.026%) FastStats
17 9 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
18 8 (0.023%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 718 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 120 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 82 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 53 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 40 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 33 (0.095%) RMDS
7 30 (0.087%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 28 (0.081%) Cognos TM1
9 22 (0.064%) WebTrends
9 22 (0.064%) Advent Geneva
10 21 (0.061%) Endur
11 17 (0.049%) thinkFolio
12 16 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
13 15 (0.043%) Visualfiles
14 14 (0.040%) Sophis RISQUE
14 14 (0.040%) LatentZero
14 14 (0.040%) Adobe Campaign
14 14 (0.040%) Oracle General Ledger
15 13 (0.038%) Magento
15 13 (0.038%) Autonomy Scrittura
Cloud Services
1 1704 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 901 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 709 (2.05%) SaaS
4 177 (0.51%) GitHub
5 138 (0.40%) Office 365
6 133 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 91 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 66 (0.19%) PaaS
9 61 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 59 (0.17%) IaaS
11 49 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 48 (0.14%) Force.com
13 33 (0.095%) Amazon S3
14 28 (0.081%) Heroku
15 26 (0.075%) Amazon SQS
16 24 (0.069%) Google App Engine
16 24 (0.069%) Sumo Logic
17 15 (0.043%) CodePlex
18 11 (0.032%) OpenShift
18 11 (0.032%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 924 (2.67%) Internet
2 480 (1.39%) HTTP
3 311 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 245 (0.71%) Intranet
5 136 (0.39%) Broadband
6 131 (0.38%) DNS
7 122 (0.35%) SMTP
8 101 (0.29%) Network Security
9 76 (0.22%) Firewall
10 74 (0.21%) Ethernet
11 70 (0.20%) Wireless
12 56 (0.16%) SSL
13 43 (0.12%) VoIP
14 41 (0.12%) DHCP
15 37 (0.11%) Extranet
16 36 (0.10%) SMS
17 30 (0.087%) SNMP
17 30 (0.087%) CTI
17 30 (0.087%) FTP
18 26 (0.075%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18175 (52.53%) SQL Server
2 2731 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2087 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1932 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1640 (4.74%) NoSQL
6 1541 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 1402 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 1154 (3.34%) MySQL
9 1027 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 834 (2.41%) MongoDB
11 718 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 646 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
13 529 (1.53%) Big Data
14 430 (1.24%) RDBMS
15 419 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 278 (0.80%) Hadoop
17 256 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
18 218 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
19 213 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
20 184 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4399 (12.71%) Visual Studio
2 2982 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2685 (7.76%) NUnit
4 2285 (6.60%) Git (software)
5 1557 (4.50%) Selenium
6 1477 (4.27%) Subversion
7 1431 (4.14%) Rhino Mocks
8 1294 (3.74%) Moq
9 982 (2.84%) MSTest
10 768 (2.22%) TeamCity
11 649 (1.88%) SpecFlow
12 585 (1.69%) WebDriver
13 532 (1.54%) JIRA
14 473 (1.37%) Jenkins
15 388 (1.12%) Cucumber
16 334 (0.97%) ReSharper
17 247 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 245 (0.71%) FitNesse
19 234 (0.68%) JUnit
20 232 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6777 (19.59%) Finance
2 1743 (5.04%) Banking
3 1495 (4.32%) Retail
4 1168 (3.38%) Marketing
5 1066 (3.08%) Games
6 1018 (2.94%) Front Office
7 798 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 628 (1.82%) Investment Banking
9 602 (1.74%) Back Office
10 574 (1.66%) Advertising
11 413 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 346 (1.00%) Legal
13 306 (0.88%) Law
14 292 (0.84%) Publishing
15 285 (0.82%) Automotive
16 265 (0.77%) Financial Institution
17 256 (0.74%) Electronics
18 244 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
19 117 (0.34%) Aerospace
20 104 (0.30%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 26007 (75.17%) Developer
2 12118 (35.03%) .NET Developer
3 8442 (24.40%) C# Developer
4 5479 (15.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 4236 (12.24%) Senior Developer
6 3855 (11.14%) Software Developer
7 2730 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2651 (7.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2537 (7.33%) Web Developer
10 2393 (6.92%) Software Engineer
11 1875 (5.42%) Junior
12 1847 (5.34%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1717 (4.96%) Analyst
14 1656 (4.79%) Junior Developer
15 1325 (3.83%) Senior C# Developer
16 1271 (3.67%) Graduate
17 970 (2.80%) Architect
18 894 (2.58%) Lead Developer
19 869 (2.51%) .NET Web Developer
20 867 (2.51%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28386 (82.05%) .NET
2 18260 (52.78%) ASP.NET
3 12664 (36.60%) HTML
4 10238 (29.59%) CSS
5 9433 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7803 (22.55%) jQuery
7 7039 (20.35%) WCF
8 6544 (18.91%) .NET Framework
9 4830 (13.96%) Web Services
10 4730 (13.67%) XML
11 4432 (12.81%) HTML5
12 3812 (11.02%) WPF
13 3571 (10.32%) Entity Framework
14 3404 (9.84%) AngularJS
15 3167 (9.15%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2701 (7.81%) Ajax
17 2294 (6.63%) WinForms
18 2195 (6.34%) LINQ
19 2193 (6.34%) CSS3
20 1811 (5.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3193 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 1990 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1313 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 1133 (3.27%) Mathematics
5 1114 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
6 943 (2.73%) Inversion of Control
7 939 (2.71%) User Experience
8 648 (1.87%) Hedge funds
9 635 (1.84%) N-Tier
10 621 (1.79%) Algorithms
11 599 (1.73%) Derivative
12 583 (1.69%) Client/Server
13 459 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 416 (1.20%) Data Structures
15 405 (1.17%) Equities
16 402 (1.16%) Management Information System
17 359 (1.04%) Fixed Income
18 349 (1.01%) Physics
19 315 (0.91%) Social Media
20 305 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5417 (15.66%) Windows
2 1397 (4.04%) Android
3 1329 (3.84%) Linux
4 1154 (3.34%) Apple iOS
5 784 (2.27%) UNIX
6 336 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 202 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 194 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 177 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 161 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
11 149 (0.43%) Windows Phone
12 130 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 66 (0.19%) CentOS
14 61 (0.18%) Windows XP
15 59 (0.17%) Solaris
16 55 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
17 49 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
18 48 (0.14%) Mac OS X
19 43 (0.12%) Windows Vista
20 37 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15785 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 14662 (42.38%) MVC
3 8301 (23.99%) TDD
4 6348 (18.35%) Scrum
5 5437 (15.72%) OO
6 5022 (14.52%) Software Engineering
7 3258 (9.42%) BDD
8 3222 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
9 2809 (8.12%) SDLC
10 2654 (7.67%) Web Application Development
11 2346 (6.78%) Web Development
12 2298 (6.64%) Unit Testing
13 2030 (5.87%) E-Commerce
14 1830 (5.29%) OOP
15 1709 (4.94%) Dependency Injection
16 1664 (4.81%) Mentoring
17 1550 (4.48%) Kanban
18 1407 (4.07%) CRM
19 1377 (3.98%) MVVM
20 1361 (3.93%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14510 (41.94%) SQL
2 13740 (39.71%) JavaScript
3 5744 (16.60%) Java
4 4099 (11.85%) T-SQL
5 3837 (11.09%) C++
6 3650 (10.55%) VB.NET
7 1772 (5.12%) VB
8 1520 (4.39%) Python
9 1519 (4.39%) Ruby
10 1366 (3.95%) C
11 1267 (3.66%) PHP
12 678 (1.96%) VBA
13 604 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 574 (1.66%) PowerShell
15 453 (1.31%) VB6
16 434 (1.25%) Perl
17 392 (1.13%) Objective-C
18 332 (0.96%) VBScript
19 319 (0.92%) Scala
20 229 (0.66%) F#
Qualifications
1 5545 (16.03%) Degree
2 927 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 490 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 415 (1.20%) ISEB
5 298 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 269 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 245 (0.71%) PhD
8 213 (0.62%) MCSD
9 189 (0.55%) MCP
10 135 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 111 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 88 (0.25%) MCPD
13 87 (0.25%) MCTS
14 86 (0.25%) HND
15 74 (0.21%) MCAD
16 35 (0.10%) MCSE
17 34 (0.098%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 34 (0.098%) MCITP
18 31 (0.090%) ITIL Certification
19 22 (0.064%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1969 (5.69%) QA
2 155 (0.45%) SLA
3 154 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 50 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
6 46 (0.13%) EMIR
6 46 (0.13%) HL7
7 35 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 30 (0.087%) GAMP
9 27 (0.078%) TickIT
10 25 (0.072%) Data Quality
11 23 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 15 (0.043%) SNOMED CT
13 12 (0.035%) DO-178B
14 11 (0.032%) PMBOK
15 10 (0.029%) FISMA
16 8 (0.023%) WCAG
17 7 (0.020%) JTAG
18 6 (0.017%) MiFID
18 6 (0.017%) GCP
System Software
1 252 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 136 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (0.23%) Docker
4 63 (0.18%) Firmware
5 44 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 44 (0.13%) HDFS
6 31 (0.090%) Varnish
7 30 (0.087%) VirtualBox
8 23 (0.066%) vSphere
9 16 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.038%) XenApp
11 10 (0.029%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.029%) Apache Flume
11 10 (0.029%) iptables
12 8 (0.023%) NFS
13 7 (0.020%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.017%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.017%) Oracle Clusterware
15 5 (0.014%) Squid
16 3 (0.009%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 224 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 214 (0.62%) Puppet
3 76 (0.22%) Ansible
4 68 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 60 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 52 (0.15%) ZABBIX
7 48 (0.14%) logstash
8 38 (0.11%) Nagios
9 32 (0.092%) Salt
10 30 (0.087%) Graphite
11 28 (0.081%) SCOM
12 26 (0.075%) Kubernetes
12 26 (0.075%) Pingdom
13 25 (0.072%) HAProxy
14 23 (0.066%) Kibana
14 23 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 22 (0.064%) MOM
16 18 (0.052%) WMI
17 17 (0.049%) SCCM
18 15 (0.043%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8971 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 2461 (7.11%) Oracle
3 540 (1.56%) Google
4 503 (1.45%) Facebook
5 455 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 414 (1.20%) Xamarin
7 314 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 292 (0.84%) Twitter
9 280 (0.81%) Apple
10 270 (0.78%) Sybase
11 210 (0.61%) EPiServer
12 208 (0.60%) Adobe
13 198 (0.57%) IBM
14 196 (0.57%) SAP
15 177 (0.51%) VMware
16 173 (0.50%) Telerik
17 149 (0.43%) TIBCO
18 137 (0.40%) Yahoo!
19 124 (0.36%) Sony
20 114 (0.33%) Tableau
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