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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 17439 19197 19155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.76% 16.26% 17.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.56% 31.15% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15613 17257 17238
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
57059 61627 57328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.56% 52.19% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48676 52571 49507
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
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 3 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 3 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 16507 £43,300 +1.88% 2567
London +2 6014 £55,000 - 849
South East -3 3396 £42,500 +6.25% 446
East of England -2 1468 £40,000 -5.88% 164
City of London +4 1321 £57,500 +4.54% 289
Yorkshire +4 1316 £39,750 +6.00% 193
North West -4 1142 £40,000 +6.66% 333
West Midlands +3 1118 £37,500 - 169
South West -1 1054 £37,500 - 223
West Yorkshire +2 842 £40,000 +2.56% 118
East Midlands +1 778 £40,000 +5.26% 121
Surrey -2 736 £47,500 +5.55% 84
Hampshire -1 681 £40,000 +1.26% 84
Berkshire 0 589 £45,000 +5.88% 88
Manchester -5 587 £40,000 +2.56% 170
Leeds +4 579 £40,000 +6.66% 70
Cambridgeshire 0 386 £40,000 -5.88% 79
Hertfordshire -3 369 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Scotland -10 364 £40,000 - 81
Birmingham +1 349 £40,000 +14.28% 46
Buckinghamshire -2 324 £41,000 +2.50% 44
Cheshire -3 314 £40,000 +6.66% 92
Oxfordshire +1 311 £40,000 +6.66% 63
Nottinghamshire 0 309 £40,000 +14.28% 53
North Yorkshire -1 295 £40,000 +14.28% 34
East Sussex -2 288 £42,500 +18.05% 24
Nottingham -1 286 £40,000 +14.28% 46
Kent +2 285 £40,000 - 37
Reading +1 284 £45,000 +5.88% 37
Cambridge 0 278 £40,000 -1.84% 55

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 28916 (82.83%) .NET
2 18731 (53.66%) ASP.NET
3 18471 (52.91%) SQL Server
4 15833 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
5 14917 (42.73%) MVC
6 14733 (42.20%) SQL
7 14014 (40.14%) JavaScript
8 12843 (36.79%) HTML
9 10410 (29.82%) CSS
10 9560 (27.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9161 (26.24%) Microsoft
12 8281 (23.72%) TDD
13 7912 (22.66%) jQuery
14 7077 (20.27%) WCF
15 6691 (19.17%) .NET Framework
16 6666 (19.10%) Finance
17 6441 (18.45%) Scrum
18 5709 (16.35%) Java
19 5648 (16.18%) OO
20 5603 (16.05%) Degree
21 5458 (15.63%) Windows
22 5131 (14.70%) Software Engineering
23 4958 (14.20%) XML
24 4904 (14.05%) Web Services
25 4426 (12.68%) Visual Studio
26 4352 (12.47%) HTML5
27 4133 (11.84%) T-SQL
28 3821 (10.95%) WPF
29 3813 (10.92%) VB.NET
30 3793 (10.87%) C++

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 2034 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 1742 (4.99%) IIS
3 1502 (4.30%) Node.js
4 1123 (3.22%) CMS
5 783 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
6 591 (1.69%) Umbraco
7 493 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
8 487 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 318 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
10 219 (0.63%) Apache
11 192 (0.55%) Kentico
12 173 (0.50%) NServiceBus
13 153 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
14 149 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 144 (0.41%) Tomcat
16 125 (0.36%) Drupal
17 117 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
18 107 (0.31%) WordPress
19 106 (0.30%) DNN
20 97 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3791 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 485 (1.39%) MS Office
3 204 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 141 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 96 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 70 (0.20%) PowerPivot
7 63 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 62 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 56 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
10 47 (0.13%) MS Project
11 33 (0.095%) AutoCAD
12 28 (0.080%) Fireworks
13 26 (0.074%) SPSS
14 23 (0.066%) Mingle
14 23 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
15 14 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
16 12 (0.034%) GNU Octave
17 10 (0.029%) FastStats
17 10 (0.029%) Solid Edge
18 8 (0.023%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 724 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 123 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 62 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 45 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 45 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 34 (0.097%) RMDS
6 30 (0.086%) Cognos TM1
6 30 (0.086%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 22 (0.063%) Advent Geneva
8 21 (0.060%) WebTrends
9 20 (0.057%) thinkFolio
10 19 (0.054%) Endur
11 17 (0.049%) Adobe Campaign
12 16 (0.046%) Magento
12 16 (0.046%) Changepoint
13 14 (0.040%) Visualfiles
13 14 (0.040%) Tridion
13 14 (0.040%) Sophis RISQUE
14 13 (0.037%) Agresso
14 13 (0.037%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1686 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 909 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 699 (2.00%) SaaS
4 182 (0.52%) GitHub
5 140 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 126 (0.36%) Office 365
7 84 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 77 (0.22%) PaaS
9 58 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (0.16%) Force.com
11 53 (0.15%) IaaS
12 46 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 42 (0.12%) Amazon S3
14 29 (0.083%) Heroku
14 29 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
15 22 (0.063%) Google App Engine
16 20 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
17 16 (0.046%) Yammer
17 16 (0.046%) CodePlex
18 15 (0.043%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 964 (2.76%) Internet
2 499 (1.43%) HTTP
3 330 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 245 (0.70%) Intranet
5 140 (0.40%) Broadband
6 129 (0.37%) DNS
7 114 (0.33%) SMTP
8 88 (0.25%) Network Security
9 80 (0.23%) Wireless
10 74 (0.21%) Firewall
11 70 (0.20%) Ethernet
12 50 (0.14%) SSL
13 39 (0.11%) VoIP
14 38 (0.11%) DHCP
15 34 (0.097%) CTI
15 34 (0.097%) SMS
16 30 (0.086%) Extranet
17 29 (0.083%) FTP
18 28 (0.080%) Skype
19 26 (0.074%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18471 (52.91%) SQL Server
2 2910 (8.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 2063 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1881 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1607 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 1535 (4.40%) Relational Database
7 1470 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 1143 (3.27%) MySQL
9 1064 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 835 (2.39%) MongoDB
11 707 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 635 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
13 529 (1.52%) Big Data
14 459 (1.31%) RDBMS
15 422 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 265 (0.76%) Hadoop
17 260 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
18 224 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
19 208 (0.60%) RavenDB
20 206 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4426 (12.68%) Visual Studio
2 2932 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 2768 (7.93%) NUnit
4 2190 (6.27%) Git (software)
5 1480 (4.24%) Rhino Mocks
6 1440 (4.13%) Selenium
7 1432 (4.10%) Subversion
8 1318 (3.78%) Moq
9 1004 (2.88%) MSTest
10 775 (2.22%) TeamCity
11 624 (1.79%) SpecFlow
12 540 (1.55%) WebDriver
13 510 (1.46%) JIRA
14 454 (1.30%) Jenkins
15 345 (0.99%) Cucumber
16 339 (0.97%) ReSharper
17 243 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 224 (0.64%) JUnit
19 207 (0.59%) FitNesse
20 205 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6666 (19.10%) Finance
2 1648 (4.72%) Banking
3 1468 (4.21%) Retail
4 1169 (3.35%) Marketing
5 1026 (2.94%) Games
6 929 (2.66%) Front Office
7 761 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 615 (1.76%) Advertising
9 575 (1.65%) Investment Banking
10 564 (1.62%) Back Office
11 385 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 339 (0.97%) Legal
13 303 (0.87%) Law
14 299 (0.86%) Publishing
15 287 (0.82%) Automotive
16 251 (0.72%) Financial Institution
17 243 (0.70%) Electronics
18 242 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
19 117 (0.34%) Aerospace
20 99 (0.28%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 26421 (75.69%) Developer
2 12358 (35.40%) .NET Developer
3 8548 (24.49%) C# Developer
4 5525 (15.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 4357 (12.48%) Senior Developer
6 3974 (11.38%) Software Developer
7 2730 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2690 (7.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2586 (7.41%) Web Developer
10 2410 (6.90%) Software Engineer
11 1922 (5.51%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1863 (5.34%) Junior
13 1662 (4.76%) Junior Developer
14 1652 (4.73%) Analyst
15 1347 (3.86%) Senior C# Developer
16 1246 (3.57%) Graduate
17 1005 (2.88%) Architect
18 921 (2.64%) Lead Developer
19 908 (2.60%) Programmer
20 881 (2.52%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28916 (82.83%) .NET
2 18731 (53.66%) ASP.NET
3 12843 (36.79%) HTML
4 10410 (29.82%) CSS
5 9560 (27.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7912 (22.66%) jQuery
7 7077 (20.27%) WCF
8 6691 (19.17%) .NET Framework
9 4958 (14.20%) XML
10 4904 (14.05%) Web Services
11 4352 (12.47%) HTML5
12 3821 (10.95%) WPF
13 3568 (10.22%) Entity Framework
14 3333 (9.55%) AngularJS
15 3106 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2754 (7.89%) Ajax
17 2372 (6.79%) WinForms
18 2259 (6.47%) LINQ
19 2130 (6.10%) CSS3
20 1781 (5.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3135 (8.98%) Computer Science
2 1959 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 1343 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1185 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1081 (3.10%) Mathematics
6 955 (2.74%) Inversion of Control
7 913 (2.62%) User Experience
8 672 (1.93%) N-Tier
9 643 (1.84%) Hedge funds
10 590 (1.69%) Algorithms
11 575 (1.65%) Client/Server
12 556 (1.59%) Derivative
13 441 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 393 (1.13%) Management Information System
15 382 (1.09%) Equities
16 381 (1.09%) Data Structures
17 350 (1.00%) Fixed Income
18 337 (0.97%) Social Media
19 326 (0.93%) Physics
20 297 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5458 (15.63%) Windows
2 1393 (3.99%) Android
3 1324 (3.79%) Linux
4 1123 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 765 (2.19%) UNIX
6 315 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 180 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 175 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 161 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
10 152 (0.44%) Windows Phone
11 145 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 138 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 69 (0.20%) CentOS
14 58 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 55 (0.16%) Solaris
15 55 (0.16%) Windows XP
16 52 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
17 37 (0.11%) Windows CE
18 36 (0.10%) Mac OS X
18 36 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15833 (45.36%) Agile Software Development
2 14917 (42.73%) MVC
3 8281 (23.72%) TDD
4 6441 (18.45%) Scrum
5 5648 (16.18%) OO
6 5131 (14.70%) Software Engineering
7 3252 (9.32%) BDD
8 3170 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
9 2872 (8.23%) SDLC
10 2653 (7.60%) Web Application Development
11 2411 (6.91%) Web Development
12 2337 (6.69%) Unit Testing
13 2037 (5.84%) E-Commerce
14 1829 (5.24%) OOP
15 1715 (4.91%) Dependency Injection
16 1708 (4.89%) Mentoring
17 1565 (4.48%) Kanban
18 1443 (4.13%) OOD
19 1413 (4.05%) CRM
20 1401 (4.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14733 (42.20%) SQL
2 14014 (40.14%) JavaScript
3 5709 (16.35%) Java
4 4133 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 3813 (10.92%) VB.NET
6 3793 (10.87%) C++
7 1884 (5.40%) VB
8 1474 (4.22%) Ruby
9 1424 (4.08%) Python
10 1337 (3.83%) C
11 1289 (3.69%) PHP
12 687 (1.97%) VBA
13 585 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 549 (1.57%) PowerShell
15 495 (1.42%) VB6
16 449 (1.29%) Perl
17 390 (1.12%) Objective-C
18 336 (0.96%) VBScript
19 288 (0.83%) Scala
20 201 (0.58%) F#
Qualifications
1 5603 (16.05%) Degree
2 949 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 494 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 411 (1.18%) ISEB
5 304 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 244 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 235 (0.67%) PhD
7 235 (0.67%) MCSD
8 201 (0.58%) MCP
9 132 (0.38%) DV Cleared
10 108 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 106 (0.30%) MCPD
12 93 (0.27%) MCTS
13 86 (0.25%) HND
14 82 (0.23%) MCAD
15 36 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 32 (0.092%) MCSE
17 31 (0.089%) ITIL Certification
18 29 (0.083%) MCITP
19 24 (0.069%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1897 (5.43%) QA
2 159 (0.46%) SLA
3 155 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 54 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (0.14%) HL7
5 48 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
6 43 (0.12%) EMIR
7 36 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.072%) GAMP
9 24 (0.069%) TickIT
10 22 (0.063%) Data Quality
11 18 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 15 (0.043%) SNOMED CT
13 14 (0.040%) PMBOK
13 14 (0.040%) JTAG
14 12 (0.034%) FISMA
15 11 (0.032%) DO-178B
16 10 (0.029%) WAI
17 8 (0.023%) WCAG
17 8 (0.023%) Section 508
System Software
1 268 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 131 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (0.21%) Firmware
4 72 (0.21%) Docker
5 51 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 36 (0.10%) Varnish
7 34 (0.097%) HDFS
8 25 (0.072%) vSphere
9 22 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.060%) VirtualBox
11 14 (0.040%) XenApp
12 12 (0.034%) iptables
13 10 (0.029%) Apache Flume
13 10 (0.029%) VMware ESX
14 8 (0.023%) NFS
15 5 (0.014%) Squid
16 4 (0.011%) Terminal Services
17 3 (0.009%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.009%) XenServer
17 3 (0.009%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 235 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 212 (0.61%) Puppet
3 67 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
4 65 (0.19%) Vagrant
4 65 (0.19%) Ansible
5 49 (0.14%) logstash
6 47 (0.13%) ZABBIX
7 31 (0.089%) Nagios
8 29 (0.083%) Graphite
9 28 (0.080%) Pingdom
9 28 (0.080%) Salt
9 28 (0.080%) Kibana
10 23 (0.066%) HAProxy
11 20 (0.057%) MOM
11 20 (0.057%) SCOM
12 18 (0.052%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 17 (0.049%) Kubernetes
14 16 (0.046%) SCCM
15 12 (0.034%) WMI
15 12 (0.034%) StatsD
Vendors
1 9161 (26.24%) Microsoft
2 2492 (7.14%) Oracle
3 531 (1.52%) Google
4 499 (1.43%) Facebook
5 441 (1.26%) Sitecore
6 377 (1.08%) Xamarin
7 337 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 304 (0.87%) Twitter
9 264 (0.76%) Apple
10 263 (0.75%) Sybase
11 230 (0.66%) Adobe
12 198 (0.57%) IBM
13 194 (0.56%) EPiServer
14 186 (0.53%) VMware
15 183 (0.52%) Telerik
16 182 (0.52%) SAP
17 144 (0.41%) TIBCO
18 139 (0.40%) Business Objects
19 136 (0.39%) Yahoo!
20 123 (0.35%) Sony
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + be - bonus,equity,flex +
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £90,000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + leading benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + Flexy Time+Gym+ More!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Momentum
Salary: From £46,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension (20% contrib), Extensive ben
Posted: 4 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago