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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 18941 18576 20457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.17% 17.09% 17.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.60% 32.46% 32.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16687 16733 18652
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
59934 57231 62888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 52.66% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 50259 49201 55232
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -1 17811 £42,500 +6.25% 2512
London -7 6439 £52,500 - 816
South East -1 3908 £40,000 - 433
City of London -6 1538 £52,500 -4.54% 301
North West -2 1536 £37,500 +7.14% 273
East of England +1 1514 £42,500 +6.25% 217
South West +1 1161 £37,000 +5.71% 231
Yorkshire +1 1143 £37,500 +7.14% 219
Surrey +3 1015 £45,000 +5.88% 92
West Midlands +2 1015 £37,500 +4.16% 135
East Midlands +1 904 £37,500 - 130
Manchester -3 799 £40,000 +14.28% 130
West Yorkshire -1 694 £37,500 +7.14% 120
Scotland +5 655 £37,500 -6.25% 121
Hampshire -2 651 £40,000 +6.66% 88
Berkshire -7 625 £40,000 - 79
Cambridgeshire 0 520 £41,500 +3.75% 66
Leeds -2 517 £37,500 +15.38% 79
Cheshire 0 443 £37,500 +7.14% 72
East Sussex +4 409 £40,000 - 26
Brighton +3 389 £38,500 -3.75% 15
Cambridge 0 387 £42,500 +6.25% 56
Oxfordshire -1 361 £37,500 +2.73% 50
Hertfordshire 0 360 £45,000 +12.50% 48
Nottinghamshire 0 346 £36,000 +2.85% 41
Buckinghamshire -4 319 £38,750 -3.12% 41
Edinburgh +2 305 £38,500 -3.75% 43
Birmingham 0 304 £37,500 -6.25% 45
North Yorkshire +1 293 £37,500 +7.14% 50
Nottingham 0 281 £37,500 +7.14% 35

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31708 (82.17%) .NET
2 20798 (53.90%) ASP.NET
3 20069 (52.01%) SQL Server
4 16164 (41.89%) SQL
5 14108 (36.56%) MVC
6 13978 (36.23%) JavaScript
7 13577 (35.19%) HTML
8 11274 (29.22%) CSS
9 10616 (27.51%) Microsoft
10 8890 (23.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8382 (21.72%) TDD
12 8260 (21.41%) WCF
13 8208 (21.27%) jQuery
14 7228 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
15 7154 (18.54%) .NET Framework
16 7033 (18.23%) Finance
17 6838 (17.72%) OO
18 6724 (17.43%) Degree
19 6331 (16.41%) Scrum
20 6249 (16.19%) Java
21 6114 (15.85%) Windows
22 6040 (15.65%) XML
23 5712 (14.80%) Web Services
24 5634 (14.60%) Software Engineering
25 5087 (13.18%) Visual Studio
26 5010 (12.98%) WPF
27 4868 (12.62%) C++
28 4562 (11.82%) MS Excel
29 4406 (11.42%) VB.NET
30 4280 (11.09%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3119 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 2117 (5.49%) IIS
3 1506 (3.90%) CMS
4 968 (2.51%) Node.js
5 803 (2.08%) Umbraco
6 797 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
7 791 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 727 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 489 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 286 (0.74%) Apache
11 254 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 202 (0.52%) NServiceBus
13 198 (0.51%) Tomcat
14 150 (0.39%) WordPress
15 147 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 147 (0.38%) Kentico
16 142 (0.37%) WebSphere
17 139 (0.36%) Confluence
18 111 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
19 105 (0.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 4562 (11.82%) MS Excel
2 627 (1.62%) MS Office
3 254 (0.66%) Photoshop
4 177 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 95 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 74 (0.19%) MS Project
7 69 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 64 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 50 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 45 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 39 (0.10%) PowerPivot
12 26 (0.067%) SPSS
13 23 (0.060%) Simulink
14 19 (0.049%) Mingle
15 18 (0.047%) XMetaL
16 16 (0.041%) AutoCAD
17 14 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
18 8 (0.021%) Stateflow
18 8 (0.021%) TargetLink
19 6 (0.016%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 877 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 113 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 87 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 48 (0.12%) Magento
5 42 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 37 (0.096%) Google Analytics
7 35 (0.091%) Visualfiles
8 34 (0.088%) Markit EDM
9 24 (0.062%) Endur
9 24 (0.062%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 22 (0.057%) Sage 200
11 21 (0.054%) Sophis RISQUE
11 21 (0.054%) Agresso
12 19 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
13 17 (0.044%) Maximo
13 17 (0.044%) Adaptiv
14 14 (0.036%) Pivotal CRM
15 13 (0.034%) SalesLogix
15 13 (0.034%) Oracle CRM
15 13 (0.034%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1081 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 604 (1.57%) SaaS
3 417 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 210 (0.54%) GitHub
5 155 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 90 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 76 (0.20%) PaaS
7 76 (0.20%) Office 365
8 67 (0.17%) Force.com
9 56 (0.15%) Trello
10 50 (0.13%) IaaS
11 47 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 36 (0.093%) Amazon SQS
13 30 (0.078%) Rackspace Cloud
14 20 (0.052%) Heroku
15 19 (0.049%) Google App Engine
16 11 (0.029%) Google Compute Engine
16 11 (0.029%) Basecamp
17 9 (0.023%) Google Apps
17 9 (0.023%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 1261 (3.27%) Internet
2 458 (1.19%) Intranet
3 456 (1.18%) HTTP
4 450 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 151 (0.39%) DNS
6 109 (0.28%) FTP
7 103 (0.27%) Firewall
8 96 (0.25%) SSL
9 95 (0.25%) LDAP
10 92 (0.24%) Extranet
11 86 (0.22%) VoIP
12 66 (0.17%) SMTP
13 62 (0.16%) SAN
14 60 (0.16%) DHCP
15 57 (0.15%) Ethernet
16 51 (0.13%) Broadband
17 46 (0.12%) GSM
18 41 (0.11%) VPN
19 38 (0.098%) WAN
19 38 (0.098%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20069 (52.01%) SQL Server
2 3985 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2615 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 2386 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2104 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1725 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1717 (4.45%) Relational Database
8 1074 (2.78%) MySQL
9 845 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 805 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 665 (1.72%) Big Data
12 649 (1.68%) RDBMS
13 629 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 470 (1.22%) MongoDB
15 441 (1.14%) Oracle Database
16 401 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
17 334 (0.87%) Hadoop
18 270 (0.70%) RavenDB
19 232 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
20 219 (0.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5087 (13.18%) Visual Studio
2 2884 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2705 (7.01%) NUnit
4 1578 (4.09%) Subversion
5 1554 (4.03%) Rhino Mocks
6 1542 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 1339 (3.47%) Selenium
8 1189 (3.08%) Moq
9 822 (2.13%) MSTest
10 789 (2.04%) TeamCity
11 671 (1.74%) SpecFlow
12 593 (1.54%) WebDriver
13 557 (1.44%) JIRA
14 517 (1.34%) Cucumber
15 422 (1.09%) ReSharper
16 393 (1.02%) Jenkins
17 260 (0.67%) JUnit
18 245 (0.63%) MSBuild
19 244 (0.63%) Eclipse
20 224 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7033 (18.23%) Finance
2 1893 (4.91%) Banking
3 1285 (3.33%) Games
4 1250 (3.24%) Retail
5 1136 (2.94%) Marketing
6 1060 (2.75%) Front Office
7 845 (2.19%) Advertising
8 762 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 749 (1.94%) Investment Banking
10 592 (1.53%) Law
11 506 (1.31%) Back Office
12 386 (1.00%) Legal
13 360 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 312 (0.81%) Publishing
15 262 (0.68%) Automotive
16 248 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 221 (0.57%) Electronics
18 155 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
19 108 (0.28%) Aerospace
20 94 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 29704 (76.98%) Developer
2 12969 (33.61%) .NET Developer
3 10288 (26.66%) C# Developer
4 6520 (16.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 4948 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 4689 (12.15%) Software Developer
7 3574 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3569 (9.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2902 (7.52%) Web Developer
10 2707 (7.02%) Software Engineer
11 2212 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2157 (5.59%) Analyst
13 1743 (4.52%) Junior
14 1600 (4.15%) Senior C# Developer
15 1586 (4.11%) Programmer
16 1559 (4.04%) Junior Developer
17 1517 (3.93%) Graduate
18 1116 (2.89%) C# Software Developer
19 1053 (2.73%) Graduate Developer
20 987 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31708 (82.17%) .NET
2 20798 (53.90%) ASP.NET
3 13577 (35.19%) HTML
4 11274 (29.22%) CSS
5 8890 (23.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8260 (21.41%) WCF
7 8208 (21.27%) jQuery
8 7154 (18.54%) .NET Framework
9 6040 (15.65%) XML
10 5712 (14.80%) Web Services
11 5010 (12.98%) WPF
12 4194 (10.87%) HTML5
13 3545 (9.19%) Ajax
14 3186 (8.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 3017 (7.82%) WinForms
16 2808 (7.28%) LINQ
17 2403 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 2228 (5.77%) CSS3
19 1920 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 1793 (4.65%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3919 (10.16%) Computer Science
2 1500 (3.89%) Mathematics
3 1300 (3.37%) Mobile App
4 996 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 897 (2.32%) N-Tier
6 823 (2.13%) Open Source
7 816 (2.11%) Inversion of Control
8 718 (1.86%) Hedge funds
9 675 (1.75%) Derivative
10 623 (1.61%) Client/Server
11 507 (1.31%) Equities
12 506 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 478 (1.24%) Physics
14 468 (1.21%) Fixed Income
15 397 (1.03%) iPhone
16 348 (0.90%) Management Information System
17 318 (0.82%) Social Media
18 278 (0.72%) Tandem
19 240 (0.62%) Visualisation
20 228 (0.59%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6114 (15.85%) Windows
2 1706 (4.42%) Linux
3 1491 (3.86%) Android
4 1119 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 1085 (2.81%) UNIX
6 428 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 221 (0.57%) Windows Phone
8 211 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 163 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 156 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 138 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 119 (0.31%) Solaris
13 101 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
14 68 (0.18%) Windows XP
14 68 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
15 48 (0.12%) HPUX
16 44 (0.11%) CentOS
17 41 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
17 41 (0.11%) Windows CE
18 40 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 14108 (36.56%) MVC
2 8382 (21.72%) TDD
3 7228 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
4 6838 (17.72%) OO
5 6331 (16.41%) Scrum
6 5634 (14.60%) Software Engineering
7 3134 (8.12%) Web Development
8 3007 (7.79%) BDD
9 2741 (7.10%) E-Commerce
10 2616 (6.78%) Unit Testing
11 2509 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
12 2331 (6.04%) Web Application Development
13 2263 (5.86%) OOP
14 1693 (4.39%) Multithreading
15 1618 (4.19%) OOD
16 1543 (4.00%) CRM
17 1519 (3.94%) MVVM
18 1461 (3.79%) Kanban
19 1450 (3.76%) SOA
20 1404 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16164 (41.89%) SQL
2 13978 (36.23%) JavaScript
3 6249 (16.19%) Java
4 4868 (12.62%) C++
5 4406 (11.42%) VB.NET
6 4280 (11.09%) T-SQL
7 2226 (5.77%) VB
8 1743 (4.52%) Python
9 1655 (4.29%) C
10 1516 (3.93%) Ruby
11 1402 (3.63%) PHP
12 874 (2.27%) VBA
13 652 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 633 (1.64%) Perl
15 632 (1.64%) VB6
16 501 (1.30%) PL/SQL
17 449 (1.16%) VBScript
18 374 (0.97%) Objective-C
19 364 (0.94%) F#
20 359 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6724 (17.43%) Degree
2 1462 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 733 (1.90%) MCSD
4 714 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 713 (1.85%) MCP
6 635 (1.65%) MCTS
7 594 (1.54%) MCAD
8 406 (1.05%) ISEB
9 313 (0.81%) SC Cleared
10 237 (0.61%) PhD
11 221 (0.57%) ISTQB
12 176 (0.46%) DV Cleared
13 91 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 71 (0.18%) MCSE
15 60 (0.16%) MCPD
16 57 (0.15%) MCITP
16 57 (0.15%) HND
17 52 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
17 52 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
18 41 (0.11%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1949 (5.05%) QA
2 279 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 170 (0.44%) SLA
4 59 (0.15%) WCAG
5 56 (0.15%) WAI
6 48 (0.12%) HL7
7 44 (0.11%) EMIR
8 41 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 34 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 32 (0.083%) PCI DSS
11 30 (0.078%) TickIT
12 28 (0.073%) ISO 9000
13 22 (0.057%) ISO 8583
14 20 (0.052%) GAMP
14 20 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 17 (0.044%) UCITS
15 17 (0.044%) Basel III
16 13 (0.034%) Data Quality
17 11 (0.029%) DO-178B
17 11 (0.029%) COREP
System Software
1 306 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 139 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 43 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 42 (0.11%) vSphere
6 29 (0.075%) XenApp
7 16 (0.041%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.029%) VirtualBox
9 8 (0.021%) Docker
10 7 (0.018%) HDFS
10 7 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.018%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.016%) Varnish
12 4 (0.010%) Kamailio
13 3 (0.008%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.008%) XenServer
14 2 (0.005%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.005%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.005%) UAG
14 2 (0.005%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 182 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 174 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 151 (0.39%) Puppet
4 33 (0.086%) Nagios
5 28 (0.073%) ZABBIX
5 28 (0.073%) Vagrant
6 27 (0.070%) NetBackup
7 26 (0.067%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 26 (0.067%) HAProxy
8 25 (0.065%) SCCM
9 22 (0.057%) logstash
10 21 (0.054%) Zenoss
11 18 (0.047%) MOM
12 14 (0.036%) Control-M
12 14 (0.036%) SCOM
13 13 (0.034%) WSUS
14 10 (0.026%) CFEngine
15 9 (0.023%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.023%) Backup Exec
16 8 (0.021%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10616 (27.51%) Microsoft
2 2693 (6.98%) Oracle
3 703 (1.82%) Google
4 678 (1.76%) Sitecore
5 479 (1.24%) Facebook
6 351 (0.91%) Sybase
7 325 (0.84%) EPiServer
8 279 (0.72%) Telerik
9 248 (0.64%) Twitter
10 238 (0.62%) Adobe
11 233 (0.60%) SAP
12 224 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
13 202 (0.52%) Apple
14 201 (0.52%) VMware
15 188 (0.49%) IBM
16 180 (0.47%) HP
17 179 (0.46%) DevExpress
18 178 (0.46%) Bloomberg
19 167 (0.43%) Xamarin
20 160 (0.41%) TIBCO
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