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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 17241 20113 20417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.65% 16.86% 18.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.58% 32.09% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15408 17849 18408
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 £27,500
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
56374 62677 59817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 52.54% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 47885 53039 51465
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 1 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 1 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 16288 £42,500 - 2699
London -2 5695 £55,000 - 853
South East -4 3440 £42,500 +6.25% 481
East of England -1 1469 £40,000 - 218
Yorkshire +1 1278 £38,500 +2.66% 201
North West -2 1227 £40,000 +6.66% 339
City of London +2 1216 £55,000 - 285
West Midlands +4 1141 £37,500 - 183
South West -3 1024 £37,500 +1.35% 213
East Midlands -2 796 £40,000 +1.26% 139
Surrey -1 750 £50,000 +11.11% 96
West Yorkshire +1 745 £40,000 +6.66% 124
Manchester -2 700 £40,000 +6.66% 163
Hampshire 0 691 £39,000 +4.00% 87
Berkshire -7 553 £45,000 +5.88% 80
Leeds +1 543 £40,000 +6.66% 71
Scotland -4 451 £40,000 - 71
Cambridgeshire 0 450 £42,000 +5.00% 95
East Sussex 0 369 £40,000 +14.28% 30
Birmingham +4 352 £37,500 +7.14% 48
Brighton 0 344 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Oxfordshire -1 336 £41,000 +2.50% 78
Cheshire -4 328 £40,000 +6.66% 101
Hertfordshire -3 324 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Buckinghamshire +1 320 £40,000 - 36
Cambridge -1 318 £42,500 +6.25% 73
Nottinghamshire -1 313 £40,000 +6.66% 47
North Yorkshire +3 311 £40,000 +6.66% 37
Nottingham 0 293 £40,000 +6.66% 44
Bristol -5 279 £38,500 - 63

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 28156 (82.76%) .NET
2 18404 (54.09%) ASP.NET
3 17941 (52.73%) SQL Server
4 15005 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
5 14242 (41.86%) SQL
6 14226 (41.81%) MVC
7 13648 (40.12%) JavaScript
8 12505 (36.76%) HTML
9 10455 (30.73%) CSS
10 9038 (26.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8933 (26.26%) Microsoft
12 7852 (23.08%) TDD
13 7665 (22.53%) jQuery
14 6869 (20.19%) WCF
15 6541 (19.23%) .NET Framework
16 6330 (18.61%) Finance
17 6098 (17.92%) Scrum
18 5739 (16.87%) OO
19 5432 (15.97%) Degree
20 5310 (15.61%) Java
21 5308 (15.60%) Windows
22 5159 (15.16%) Software Engineering
23 4994 (14.68%) XML
24 4904 (14.41%) Web Services
25 4258 (12.52%) Visual Studio
26 4201 (12.35%) HTML5
27 3930 (11.55%) VB.NET
28 3917 (11.51%) T-SQL
29 3756 (11.04%) WPF
30 3747 (11.01%) MS Excel

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2193 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1699 (4.99%) IIS
3 1337 (3.93%) Node.js
4 1201 (3.53%) CMS
5 795 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
6 619 (1.82%) Umbraco
7 618 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 538 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
9 361 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
10 216 (0.63%) NServiceBus
11 204 (0.60%) Apache
12 195 (0.57%) Kentico
13 148 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
14 144 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
15 136 (0.40%) Tomcat
16 129 (0.38%) WebSphere
17 128 (0.38%) WordPress
18 108 (0.32%) Drupal
19 104 (0.31%) nginx
20 91 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3747 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 540 (1.59%) MS Office
3 208 (0.61%) Photoshop
4 155 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 110 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 72 (0.21%) PowerPivot
7 56 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 55 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 50 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
10 42 (0.12%) MS Project
11 35 (0.10%) AutoCAD
12 29 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
13 20 (0.059%) SPSS
14 19 (0.056%) Fireworks
15 14 (0.041%) Mingle
16 12 (0.035%) GNU Octave
17 10 (0.029%) PrintSoft PReS
18 8 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
18 8 (0.024%) Adobe Captivate
18 8 (0.024%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 760 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 98 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 53 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 51 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 41 (0.12%) RMDS
6 33 (0.097%) Cognos TM1
7 25 (0.073%) Markit EDM
7 25 (0.073%) Magento
8 20 (0.059%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 19 (0.056%) Sophis RISQUE
10 18 (0.053%) Advent Geneva
11 17 (0.050%) thinkFolio
12 16 (0.047%) Agresso
13 15 (0.044%) Endur
14 14 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
15 13 (0.038%) Tridion
16 12 (0.035%) Changepoint
16 12 (0.035%) ION MarketView
17 11 (0.032%) Summit
18 10 (0.029%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1535 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 853 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
3 614 (1.80%) SaaS
4 167 (0.49%) GitHub
5 155 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
6 119 (0.35%) Office 365
7 69 (0.20%) PaaS
8 63 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 62 (0.18%) IaaS
10 59 (0.17%) Force.com
11 56 (0.16%) Google Analytics
12 54 (0.16%) Amazon S3
13 43 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
14 32 (0.094%) Google Cloud Platform
15 27 (0.079%) Rackspace Cloud
16 21 (0.062%) Yammer
17 17 (0.050%) Google App Engine
18 16 (0.047%) Heroku
19 13 (0.038%) CodePlex
19 13 (0.038%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1011 (2.97%) Internet
2 528 (1.55%) HTTP
3 375 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 266 (0.78%) Intranet
5 129 (0.38%) DNS
6 112 (0.33%) Broadband
7 89 (0.26%) Wireless
8 76 (0.22%) Firewall
9 74 (0.22%) SMTP
10 63 (0.19%) Ethernet
11 48 (0.14%) VoIP
12 44 (0.13%) SSL
13 41 (0.12%) SAN
13 41 (0.12%) WAN
13 41 (0.12%) DHCP
14 39 (0.11%) Network Security
15 35 (0.10%) Extranet
16 32 (0.094%) VPN
17 31 (0.091%) LAN
17 31 (0.091%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17941 (52.73%) SQL Server
2 3054 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1888 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1610 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1515 (4.45%) NoSQL
6 1493 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 1401 (4.12%) Relational Database
8 1068 (3.14%) MySQL
9 1053 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 776 (2.28%) MongoDB
11 689 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 615 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 522 (1.53%) Big Data
14 458 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 388 (1.14%) Oracle Database
16 258 (0.76%) RavenDB
17 247 (0.73%) Hadoop
18 238 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
19 192 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
20 187 (0.55%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 4258 (12.52%) Visual Studio
2 2766 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2671 (7.85%) NUnit
4 1945 (5.72%) Git (software)
5 1456 (4.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 1376 (4.04%) Subversion
7 1284 (3.77%) Selenium
8 1261 (3.71%) Moq
9 939 (2.76%) MSTest
10 777 (2.28%) TeamCity
11 612 (1.80%) SpecFlow
12 535 (1.57%) JIRA
13 531 (1.56%) WebDriver
14 403 (1.18%) Jenkins
15 357 (1.05%) Cucumber
16 355 (1.04%) ReSharper
17 217 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 200 (0.59%) Eclipse
19 196 (0.58%) CruiseControl
20 195 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6330 (18.61%) Finance
2 1652 (4.86%) Banking
3 1288 (3.79%) Retail
4 1174 (3.45%) Marketing
5 880 (2.59%) Front Office
6 871 (2.56%) Games
7 773 (2.27%) Advertising
8 725 (2.13%) Telecoms
9 637 (1.87%) Investment Banking
10 473 (1.39%) Back Office
11 316 (0.93%) Legal
12 315 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 280 (0.82%) Law
14 258 (0.76%) Electronics
15 257 (0.76%) Automotive
16 246 (0.72%) Financial Institution
17 219 (0.64%) Publishing
18 204 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
19 124 (0.36%) Aerospace
20 84 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 26015 (76.47%) Developer
2 11892 (34.95%) .NET Developer
3 8488 (24.95%) C# Developer
4 5449 (16.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 4212 (12.38%) Senior Developer
6 4049 (11.90%) Software Developer
7 2887 (8.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2798 (8.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2483 (7.30%) Web Developer
10 2288 (6.73%) Software Engineer
11 1821 (5.35%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1788 (5.26%) Junior
13 1601 (4.71%) Junior Developer
14 1585 (4.66%) Analyst
15 1267 (3.72%) Senior C# Developer
16 1066 (3.13%) Graduate
17 965 (2.84%) Architect
18 936 (2.75%) Programmer
19 864 (2.54%) .NET Web Developer
20 863 (2.54%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28156 (82.76%) .NET
2 18404 (54.09%) ASP.NET
3 12505 (36.76%) HTML
4 10455 (30.73%) CSS
5 9038 (26.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7665 (22.53%) jQuery
7 6869 (20.19%) WCF
8 6541 (19.23%) .NET Framework
9 4994 (14.68%) XML
10 4904 (14.41%) Web Services
11 4201 (12.35%) HTML5
12 3756 (11.04%) WPF
13 3356 (9.86%) Entity Framework
14 2990 (8.79%) Ajax
15 2911 (8.56%) AngularJS
16 2716 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2329 (6.85%) WinForms
18 2221 (6.53%) LINQ
19 2077 (6.10%) CSS3
20 1718 (5.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2904 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 1923 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1337 (3.93%) Mobile App
4 1232 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
5 1028 (3.02%) Mathematics
6 906 (2.66%) Inversion of Control
7 846 (2.49%) Open Source
8 841 (2.47%) User Experience
9 746 (2.19%) N-Tier
10 598 (1.76%) Hedge funds
11 548 (1.61%) Client/Server
12 546 (1.60%) Algorithms
13 487 (1.43%) Derivative
14 371 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 363 (1.07%) Management Information System
16 341 (1.00%) Fixed Income
16 341 (1.00%) Social Media
17 339 (1.00%) Data Structures
18 310 (0.91%) Equities
19 279 (0.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5308 (15.60%) Windows
2 1356 (3.99%) Android
3 1292 (3.80%) Linux
4 1111 (3.27%) Apple iOS
5 800 (2.35%) UNIX
6 305 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 170 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 150 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 149 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
10 138 (0.41%) Windows 8
11 134 (0.39%) Windows Phone
12 133 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (0.20%) Solaris
14 62 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 57 (0.17%) CentOS
16 56 (0.16%) Windows XP
17 45 (0.13%) Debian
18 44 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
19 33 (0.097%) Ubuntu
20 30 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15005 (44.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14226 (41.81%) MVC
3 7852 (23.08%) TDD
4 6098 (17.92%) Scrum
5 5739 (16.87%) OO
6 5159 (15.16%) Software Engineering
7 3095 (9.10%) BDD
8 2802 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
9 2624 (7.71%) Web Application Development
10 2477 (7.28%) Web Development
11 2286 (6.72%) Unit Testing
12 1922 (5.65%) E-Commerce
13 1807 (5.31%) OOP
14 1602 (4.71%) Mentoring
15 1490 (4.38%) Dependency Injection
16 1453 (4.27%) OOD
17 1422 (4.18%) SOA
18 1396 (4.10%) Kanban
19 1314 (3.86%) CRM
20 1256 (3.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14242 (41.86%) SQL
2 13648 (40.12%) JavaScript
3 5310 (15.61%) Java
4 3930 (11.55%) VB.NET
5 3917 (11.51%) T-SQL
6 3620 (10.64%) C++
7 1981 (5.82%) VB
8 1416 (4.16%) Ruby
9 1289 (3.79%) Python
10 1266 (3.72%) PHP
11 1166 (3.43%) C
12 708 (2.08%) VBA
13 560 (1.65%) VB6
14 540 (1.59%) PL/SQL
15 539 (1.58%) PowerShell
16 497 (1.46%) Perl
17 405 (1.19%) Objective-C
18 326 (0.96%) VBScript
19 231 (0.68%) Scala
20 218 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5432 (15.97%) Degree
2 967 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 528 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 398 (1.17%) ISEB
5 326 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 272 (0.80%) MCSD
7 220 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 211 (0.62%) PhD
9 209 (0.61%) MCP
10 140 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 119 (0.35%) MCTS
12 108 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 98 (0.29%) MCPD
14 84 (0.25%) MCAD
15 79 (0.23%) HND
16 49 (0.14%) MCSE
17 45 (0.13%) MCITP
18 32 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 29 (0.085%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 26 (0.076%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1789 (5.26%) QA
2 193 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 159 (0.47%) SLA
4 63 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (0.12%) HL7
5 41 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 35 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
7 34 (0.100%) EMIR
8 31 (0.091%) JTAG
9 24 (0.071%) FISMA
10 22 (0.065%) PMBOK
11 19 (0.056%) WAI
12 18 (0.053%) Data Quality
13 15 (0.044%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 14 (0.041%) WCAG
15 13 (0.038%) DO-178B
16 12 (0.035%) TickIT
17 11 (0.032%) COBIT
18 9 (0.026%) Section 508
19 7 (0.021%) Solvency II
System Software
1 311 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 178 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 99 (0.29%) Firmware
5 55 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 42 (0.12%) Docker
7 23 (0.068%) Varnish
8 22 (0.065%) vSphere
9 20 (0.059%) HDFS
10 17 (0.050%) iptables
11 16 (0.047%) XenApp
12 14 (0.041%) VMware ESX
13 12 (0.035%) VirtualBox
14 9 (0.026%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.015%) XenServer
16 5 (0.015%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.015%) Squid
16 5 (0.015%) Terminal Services
17 4 (0.012%) NFS
Systems Management
1 220 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 195 (0.57%) Puppet
3 87 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
4 57 (0.17%) Vagrant
5 47 (0.14%) ZABBIX
6 45 (0.13%) logstash
7 41 (0.12%) Ansible
8 31 (0.091%) Kibana
9 30 (0.088%) Graphite
10 27 (0.079%) Nagios
11 22 (0.065%) Pingdom
12 21 (0.062%) Salt
13 18 (0.053%) MOM
14 17 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 17 (0.050%) Tivoli
15 15 (0.044%) SCCM
16 11 (0.032%) Cobbler
16 11 (0.032%) CA Endevor
17 10 (0.029%) Control-M
17 10 (0.029%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8933 (26.26%) Microsoft
2 2345 (6.89%) Oracle
3 510 (1.50%) Google
4 484 (1.42%) Facebook
5 481 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 342 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 316 (0.93%) Xamarin
8 314 (0.92%) Twitter
9 254 (0.75%) Sybase
10 248 (0.73%) Apple
11 240 (0.71%) VMware
12 219 (0.64%) EPiServer
13 218 (0.64%) Adobe
14 189 (0.56%) Telerik
15 172 (0.51%) SAP
16 167 (0.49%) IBM
17 151 (0.44%) TIBCO
18 141 (0.41%) Sony
19 132 (0.39%) Yahoo!
20 127 (0.37%) DevExpress
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