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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 16534 17736 20901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.88% 17.01% 18.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.47% 31.86% 34.49%
Number of salaries quoted 14800 15573 19253
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
52542 55670 60607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.46% 53.39% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45112 46796 53255
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 28 January 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 January 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 15545 £42,500 - 2766
London -1 5302 £55,000 +4.76% 819
South East -1 3385 £40,000 - 537
East of England +1 1369 £40,000 - 223
North West -1 1275 £38,500 +2.66% 351
City of London -1 1248 £52,500 -4.54% 315
South West -2 1247 £37,500 +4.16% 241
Yorkshire +3 1226 £37,500 +4.16% 240
West Midlands +2 903 £37,500 +7.14% 175
Surrey 0 777 £43,000 -4.44% 107
Manchester -3 775 £40,000 +6.66% 200
West Yorkshire +1 751 £38,000 +8.57% 166
Hampshire +1 684 £39,000 +11.42% 81
East Midlands -1 681 £40,000 +5.26% 117
Leeds +3 547 £40,000 +14.28% 100
Scotland -1 533 £40,000 - 84
Berkshire -6 520 £42,500 +2.40% 105
Cambridgeshire 0 449 £40,000 - 102
East Sussex +3 358 £40,000 +6.66% 37
Birmingham +4 352 £37,500 - 50
Oxfordshire -3 333 £42,000 +5.00% 87
Cambridge -1 330 £40,000 - 77
Brighton +3 324 £40,000 +8.84% 28
Hertfordshire +3 320 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Cheshire -3 312 £40,000 +6.66% 75
Bristol -1 300 £40,000 +6.66% 66
Dorset +10 287 £35,000 +7.69% 70
Reading -1 266 £45,000 +12.50% 62
Kent +1 252 £39,000 -8.23% 47
Glasgow +1 242 £40,000 - 36

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 27999 (81.63%) .NET
2 18436 (53.75%) ASP.NET
3 17710 (51.63%) SQL Server
4 14625 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
5 14202 (41.40%) SQL
6 13724 (40.01%) MVC
7 13457 (39.23%) JavaScript
8 12665 (36.92%) HTML
9 10898 (31.77%) CSS
10 8995 (26.22%) Microsoft
11 8675 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7755 (22.61%) jQuery
13 7702 (22.45%) TDD
14 6809 (19.85%) WCF
15 6683 (19.48%) .NET Framework
16 6137 (17.89%) Scrum
17 5986 (17.45%) Finance
18 5907 (17.22%) OO
19 5586 (16.29%) Degree
20 5328 (15.53%) Java
21 5285 (15.41%) Windows
22 5208 (15.18%) XML
23 5112 (14.90%) Software Engineering
24 4938 (14.40%) Web Services
25 4330 (12.62%) Visual Studio
26 4010 (11.69%) HTML5
27 3993 (11.64%) WPF
28 3893 (11.35%) C++
29 3863 (11.26%) VB.NET
30 3858 (11.25%) MS Excel

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2677 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 1854 (5.41%) IIS
3 1340 (3.91%) CMS
4 1194 (3.48%) Node.js
5 743 (2.17%) Umbraco
6 733 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 724 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
8 649 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 456 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 218 (0.64%) NServiceBus
11 195 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 180 (0.52%) Apache
13 170 (0.50%) WordPress
14 151 (0.44%) Kentico
14 151 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 145 (0.42%) Confluence
16 144 (0.42%) nginx
17 139 (0.41%) Apache Solr
18 119 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
19 87 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 3858 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 614 (1.79%) MS Office
3 214 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 155 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 98 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 61 (0.18%) PowerPivot
7 53 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 46 (0.13%) MS Project
9 42 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 35 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 31 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
12 29 (0.085%) AutoCAD
13 27 (0.079%) Fireworks
14 21 (0.061%) Mingle
15 14 (0.041%) SPSS
16 13 (0.038%) Simulink
17 11 (0.032%) PrintSoft PReS
18 8 (0.023%) Stateflow
18 8 (0.023%) TargetLink
18 8 (0.023%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 778 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
3 63 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 37 (0.11%) Magento
5 35 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 33 (0.096%) Endur
7 27 (0.079%) Google Analytics
8 26 (0.076%) Tridion
8 26 (0.076%) RMDS
9 25 (0.073%) Sophis RISQUE
9 25 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 20 (0.058%) Cognos TM1
10 20 (0.058%) Agresso
11 18 (0.052%) ION MarketView
11 18 (0.052%) Advent Geneva
12 17 (0.050%) Summit
13 15 (0.044%) BASE24
14 14 (0.041%) Visualfiles
15 12 (0.035%) Oracle General Ledger
15 12 (0.035%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1360 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 525 (1.53%) SaaS
3 363 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 224 (0.65%) GitHub
5 143 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 124 (0.36%) Office 365
7 91 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 85 (0.25%) PaaS
9 68 (0.20%) Force.com
10 55 (0.16%) Trello
11 54 (0.16%) IaaS
12 51 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 41 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 37 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
15 24 (0.070%) Google Cloud Platform
16 18 (0.052%) Yammer
17 13 (0.038%) OpenShift
18 12 (0.035%) Google Compute Engine
18 12 (0.035%) Google Apps
19 9 (0.026%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1064 (3.10%) Internet
2 524 (1.53%) HTTP
3 426 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 401 (1.17%) Intranet
5 134 (0.39%) DNS
6 104 (0.30%) Extranet
7 98 (0.29%) Firewall
8 73 (0.21%) Broadband
9 72 (0.21%) Wireless
10 60 (0.17%) Ethernet
11 59 (0.17%) SSL
12 57 (0.17%) FTP
12 57 (0.17%) VPN
13 47 (0.14%) SMTP
14 46 (0.13%) WAN
15 45 (0.13%) DHCP
16 41 (0.12%) HTTPS
17 40 (0.12%) LAN
17 40 (0.12%) LDAP
18 36 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17710 (51.63%) SQL Server
2 3196 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1951 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1676 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1582 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1387 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 1261 (3.68%) NoSQL
8 1187 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 1051 (3.06%) MySQL
10 719 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 674 (1.96%) MongoDB
12 632 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
13 518 (1.51%) Big Data
14 492 (1.43%) RDBMS
15 414 (1.21%) Oracle Database
16 331 (0.96%) RavenDB
17 283 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
18 227 (0.66%) Hadoop
19 188 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
20 170 (0.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4330 (12.62%) Visual Studio
2 2627 (7.66%) NUnit
3 2626 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 1832 (5.34%) Git (software)
5 1496 (4.36%) Rhino Mocks
6 1363 (3.97%) Subversion
7 1197 (3.49%) Selenium
8 1148 (3.35%) Moq
9 917 (2.67%) TeamCity
10 762 (2.22%) MSTest
11 676 (1.97%) SpecFlow
12 567 (1.65%) JIRA
13 564 (1.64%) WebDriver
14 431 (1.26%) Cucumber
15 391 (1.14%) ReSharper
16 369 (1.08%) Jenkins
17 225 (0.66%) CruiseControl
18 222 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 199 (0.58%) JUnit
20 197 (0.57%) MSBuild
General
1 5986 (17.45%) Finance
2 1846 (5.38%) Banking
3 1317 (3.84%) Retail
4 1091 (3.18%) Marketing
5 912 (2.66%) Front Office
6 879 (2.56%) Advertising
7 874 (2.55%) Games
8 743 (2.17%) Telecoms
9 681 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 428 (1.25%) Back Office
11 373 (1.09%) Law
12 340 (0.99%) Legal
13 270 (0.79%) Automotive
14 269 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 214 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 207 (0.60%) Electronics
16 207 (0.60%) Publishing
17 181 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
18 142 (0.41%) Aerospace
19 95 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26218 (76.44%) Developer
2 11444 (33.36%) .NET Developer
3 8404 (24.50%) C# Developer
4 5315 (15.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4186 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 4092 (11.93%) Software Developer
7 2985 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2904 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2591 (7.55%) Web Developer
10 2186 (6.37%) Software Engineer
11 1812 (5.28%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1724 (5.03%) Junior
13 1630 (4.75%) Analyst
14 1560 (4.55%) Junior Developer
15 1210 (3.53%) Senior C# Developer
16 1201 (3.50%) Graduate
17 1020 (2.97%) Programmer
18 892 (2.60%) .NET Web Developer
19 887 (2.59%) C# Software Developer
20 854 (2.49%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27999 (81.63%) .NET
2 18436 (53.75%) ASP.NET
3 12665 (36.92%) HTML
4 10898 (31.77%) CSS
5 8675 (25.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7755 (22.61%) jQuery
7 6809 (19.85%) WCF
8 6683 (19.48%) .NET Framework
9 5208 (15.18%) XML
10 4938 (14.40%) Web Services
11 4010 (11.69%) HTML5
12 3993 (11.64%) WPF
13 3239 (9.44%) Ajax
14 3178 (9.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2367 (6.90%) WinForms
16 2334 (6.80%) LINQ
17 2276 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web API
18 2257 (6.58%) AngularJS
19 2236 (6.52%) CSS3
20 1771 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3033 (8.84%) Computer Science
2 1933 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1189 (3.47%) Mathematics
4 1177 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 1135 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 823 (2.40%) Inversion of Control
7 801 (2.34%) Open Source
8 797 (2.32%) User Experience
9 777 (2.27%) N-Tier
10 603 (1.76%) Hedge funds
11 547 (1.59%) Client/Server
12 515 (1.50%) Derivative
13 466 (1.36%) Algorithms
14 407 (1.19%) Fixed Income
15 377 (1.10%) Management Information System
16 353 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 341 (0.99%) Equities
18 314 (0.92%) Physics
19 290 (0.85%) iPhone
20 270 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5285 (15.41%) Windows
2 1336 (3.89%) Linux
3 1253 (3.65%) Android
4 1060 (3.09%) Apple iOS
5 832 (2.43%) UNIX
6 316 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 219 (0.64%) Windows 7
8 162 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 156 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 152 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 122 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 95 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 76 (0.22%) Solaris
14 74 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 65 (0.19%) Debian
16 53 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 45 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
18 44 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
19 42 (0.12%) CentOS
20 31 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14625 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13724 (40.01%) MVC
3 7702 (22.45%) TDD
4 6137 (17.89%) Scrum
5 5907 (17.22%) OO
6 5112 (14.90%) Software Engineering
7 3204 (9.34%) BDD
8 2659 (7.75%) Web Development
9 2610 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
10 2374 (6.92%) Web Application Development
11 2201 (6.42%) E-Commerce
12 2111 (6.15%) Unit Testing
13 1983 (5.78%) OOP
14 1646 (4.80%) Mentoring
15 1571 (4.58%) OOD
16 1460 (4.26%) SOA
17 1421 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
18 1302 (3.80%) CRM
19 1292 (3.77%) Dependency Injection
20 1260 (3.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14202 (41.40%) SQL
2 13457 (39.23%) JavaScript
3 5328 (15.53%) Java
4 3893 (11.35%) C++
5 3863 (11.26%) VB.NET
6 3798 (11.07%) T-SQL
7 1992 (5.81%) VB
8 1536 (4.48%) Ruby
9 1418 (4.13%) Python
10 1283 (3.74%) PHP
11 1260 (3.67%) C
12 792 (2.31%) VBA
13 630 (1.84%) PowerShell
14 568 (1.66%) VB6
15 533 (1.55%) Perl
16 532 (1.55%) PL/SQL
17 372 (1.08%) Objective-C
18 335 (0.98%) VBScript
19 291 (0.85%) XAML
20 203 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5586 (16.29%) Degree
2 936 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 553 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 339 (0.99%) ISEB
5 303 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 287 (0.84%) MCSD
7 204 (0.59%) MCP
8 194 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 183 (0.53%) PhD
10 149 (0.43%) DV Cleared
11 139 (0.41%) MCTS
12 99 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 91 (0.27%) MCAD
14 90 (0.26%) MCPD
15 72 (0.21%) HND
16 62 (0.18%) MCSE
17 49 (0.14%) MCITP
18 27 (0.079%) MCDBA
19 25 (0.073%) PMI Certification
19 25 (0.073%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1753 (5.11%) QA
2 222 (0.65%) SLA
3 205 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 50 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (0.087%) HL7
6 28 (0.082%) WAI
7 26 (0.076%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.073%) JTAG
9 23 (0.067%) ISO 8583
10 22 (0.064%) Data Quality
11 21 (0.061%) WCAG
12 16 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
13 14 (0.041%) EMIR
14 13 (0.038%) GAMP
14 13 (0.038%) ISO 9000
15 12 (0.035%) COBIT
16 10 (0.029%) ISO 14001
17 9 (0.026%) DO-178B
18 8 (0.023%) Basel III
18 8 (0.023%) Solvency II
System Software
1 325 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 190 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 145 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 98 (0.29%) Firmware
5 57 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (0.087%) vSphere
7 19 (0.055%) Docker
8 14 (0.041%) VMware ESX
9 10 (0.029%) XenApp
10 6 (0.017%) XenServer
10 6 (0.017%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.017%) Varnish
10 6 (0.017%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.015%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.015%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.012%) HDFS
12 4 (0.012%) KVM
13 3 (0.009%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.009%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.006%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 211 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 173 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
3 167 (0.49%) Puppet
4 42 (0.12%) Vagrant
4 42 (0.12%) logstash
5 36 (0.10%) ZABBIX
6 34 (0.099%) SCVMM
7 26 (0.076%) Graphite
8 23 (0.067%) Kibana
8 23 (0.067%) MOM
9 21 (0.061%) SCCM
10 17 (0.050%) StatsD
11 16 (0.047%) Tivoli
11 16 (0.047%) Cobbler
12 14 (0.041%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (0.035%) Nagios
13 12 (0.035%) CFEngine
14 10 (0.029%) SCOrch
14 10 (0.029%) CA SiteMinder
14 10 (0.029%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 8995 (26.22%) Microsoft
2 2411 (7.03%) Oracle
3 578 (1.69%) Sitecore
4 503 (1.47%) Google
5 450 (1.31%) Facebook
6 314 (0.92%) Telerik
7 305 (0.89%) Sybase
8 303 (0.88%) Twitter
9 295 (0.86%) EPiServer
10 275 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
11 272 (0.79%) Xamarin
12 257 (0.75%) VMware
13 245 (0.71%) Apple
14 191 (0.56%) Adobe
15 180 (0.52%) SAP
16 167 (0.49%) HP
17 161 (0.47%) IBM
18 145 (0.42%) Bloomberg
19 144 (0.42%) TIBCO
20 137 (0.40%) Sony
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 54 minutes ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
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Salary: £42000 per annum
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
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Salary: £42500 - £57000 per annum + + Travel + Expenses + Benefits
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East Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £39274 Per Annum
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Surrey
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Salary: to £30k
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West Drayton, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
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Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
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West Drayton, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum
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Norwich, Norfolk
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Salary: From £27,924 to £29,558 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension and benefits
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CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and pension
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits and pension
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