The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 18873 18604 20780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.14% 17.11% 17.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.28% 32.55% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16850 16706 18928
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,990 £27,526 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60331 57156 63037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.59% 52.57% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51172 49005 55452
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 17726 £42,500 +6.25% 2496
London -7 6386 £52,500 +0.96% 825
South East +2 4093 £40,000 - 439
East of England -1 1530 £42,500 +6.25% 182
City of London -6 1507 £54,000 -1.81% 343
North West -1 1493 £38,000 +8.57% 280
South West -5 1098 £37,500 +7.14% 202
Yorkshire 0 1095 £37,500 +7.14% 201
Surrey +3 1030 £45,000 +12.50% 94
West Midlands +1 1009 £37,500 +7.14% 167
East Midlands -1 875 £37,500 - 141
Manchester -1 820 £40,000 +14.28% 156
Scotland +3 678 £38,500 -3.75% 137
West Yorkshire -1 678 £37,500 +9.48% 115
Berkshire -3 656 £41,500 +3.75% 96
Hampshire -2 637 £40,000 +6.66% 77
Cambridgeshire -1 521 £42,500 +6.25% 73
Leeds -3 499 £37,500 +15.38% 75
East Sussex +4 447 £40,000 - 27
Brighton +3 424 £37,500 -6.25% 22
Cheshire 0 414 £37,500 +11.11% 56
Oxfordshire 0 393 £37,500 - 47
Cambridge -1 393 £42,500 +6.25% 52
Hertfordshire -4 359 £42,500 +13.33% 36
Buckinghamshire -3 342 £39,750 +1.28% 36
Nottinghamshire +1 318 £37,500 +7.14% 47
Birmingham +1 304 £37,500 -6.25% 53
Edinburgh 0 296 £38,500 -3.75% 53
Reading -3 294 £42,500 +6.25% 37
North Yorkshire 0 280 £37,500 +7.14% 45

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 32394 (82.30%) .NET
2 21150 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 20532 (52.16%) SQL Server
4 16589 (42.14%) SQL
5 14093 (35.80%) MVC
6 14010 (35.59%) JavaScript
7 13676 (34.74%) HTML
8 11277 (28.65%) CSS
9 10848 (27.56%) Microsoft
10 8949 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8572 (21.78%) WCF
12 8444 (21.45%) TDD
13 8329 (21.16%) jQuery
14 7321 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
15 7293 (18.53%) Finance
16 7182 (18.25%) .NET Framework
17 7102 (18.04%) OO
18 6813 (17.31%) Degree
19 6484 (16.47%) Scrum
20 6398 (16.25%) Java
21 6360 (16.16%) Windows
22 6180 (15.70%) XML
23 5808 (14.75%) Web Services
24 5773 (14.67%) Software Engineering
25 5364 (13.63%) WPF
26 5215 (13.25%) Visual Studio
27 4997 (12.69%) C++
28 4648 (11.81%) MS Excel
29 4547 (11.55%) VB.NET
30 4411 (11.21%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3191 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 2121 (5.39%) IIS
3 1568 (3.98%) CMS
4 889 (2.26%) Node.js
5 826 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
6 799 (2.03%) Umbraco
7 794 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
8 744 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 492 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 296 (0.75%) Apache
11 293 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
12 186 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 177 (0.45%) NServiceBus
14 149 (0.38%) Kentico
15 148 (0.38%) WebSphere
16 136 (0.35%) WordPress
17 120 (0.30%) Confluence
18 118 (0.30%) Apache Solr
19 112 (0.28%) Drupal
20 105 (0.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4648 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 604 (1.53%) MS Office
3 245 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 187 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 102 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 81 (0.21%) MS Project
7 78 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 70 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 49 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 46 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 39 (0.099%) PowerPivot
12 26 (0.066%) SPSS
13 20 (0.051%) Simulink
13 20 (0.051%) XMetaL
14 18 (0.046%) PrintSoft PReS
15 17 (0.043%) Mingle
16 14 (0.036%) AutoCAD
17 6 (0.015%) Stateflow
17 6 (0.015%) Mathematica
17 6 (0.015%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 861 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 116 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 83 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 48 (0.12%) Magento
5 44 (0.11%) Markit EDM
5 44 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 43 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 39 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 26 (0.066%) Sophis RISQUE
9 25 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
10 21 (0.053%) Endur
11 19 (0.048%) assyst
12 18 (0.046%) Sage 200
12 18 (0.046%) Agresso
13 17 (0.043%) Adaptiv
13 17 (0.043%) Maximo
14 16 (0.041%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 15 (0.038%) SalesLogix
15 15 (0.038%) Pivotal CRM
16 14 (0.036%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1041 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 614 (1.56%) SaaS
3 414 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 182 (0.46%) GitHub
5 150 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 83 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 75 (0.19%) Office 365
8 68 (0.17%) Force.com
9 66 (0.17%) PaaS
10 47 (0.12%) IaaS
11 45 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 40 (0.10%) Trello
12 40 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
13 33 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
14 18 (0.046%) Heroku
15 17 (0.043%) Google App Engine
16 12 (0.030%) Basecamp
17 10 (0.025%) Amazon EMR
18 7 (0.018%) Google Compute Engine
18 7 (0.018%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1304 (3.31%) Internet
2 438 (1.11%) Intranet
3 437 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 432 (1.10%) HTTP
5 147 (0.37%) DNS
6 106 (0.27%) FTP
7 103 (0.26%) LDAP
8 95 (0.24%) Firewall
9 91 (0.23%) SSL
10 86 (0.22%) Extranet
11 82 (0.21%) VoIP
12 75 (0.19%) SAN
13 69 (0.18%) DHCP
14 62 (0.16%) SMTP
15 59 (0.15%) Ethernet
16 47 (0.12%) GSM
17 46 (0.12%) Broadband
18 44 (0.11%) LAN
19 42 (0.11%) WAN
20 36 (0.091%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20532 (52.16%) SQL Server
2 4127 (10.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2803 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 2429 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2140 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1865 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 1731 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 1101 (2.80%) MySQL
9 812 (2.06%) NoSQL
10 806 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 695 (1.77%) Big Data
12 649 (1.65%) RDBMS
13 630 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
14 485 (1.23%) Oracle Database
15 437 (1.11%) MongoDB
16 402 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
17 346 (0.88%) Hadoop
18 233 (0.59%) OLAP
19 229 (0.58%) RavenDB
20 228 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5215 (13.25%) Visual Studio
2 2964 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2720 (6.91%) NUnit
4 1595 (4.05%) Subversion
5 1551 (3.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 1418 (3.60%) Git (software)
7 1357 (3.45%) Selenium
8 1210 (3.07%) Moq
9 856 (2.17%) MSTest
10 740 (1.88%) TeamCity
11 660 (1.68%) SpecFlow
12 581 (1.48%) WebDriver
13 559 (1.42%) JIRA
14 521 (1.32%) Cucumber
15 377 (0.96%) Jenkins
16 372 (0.95%) ReSharper
17 265 (0.67%) JUnit
18 262 (0.67%) Eclipse
19 255 (0.65%) MSBuild
20 212 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7293 (18.53%) Finance
2 1939 (4.93%) Banking
3 1286 (3.27%) Games
4 1237 (3.14%) Retail
5 1165 (2.96%) Marketing
6 1150 (2.92%) Front Office
7 787 (2.00%) Investment Banking
8 777 (1.97%) Advertising
9 753 (1.91%) Telecoms
10 588 (1.49%) Law
11 540 (1.37%) Back Office
12 398 (1.01%) Legal
13 366 (0.93%) Manufacturing
14 363 (0.92%) Publishing
15 281 (0.71%) Financial Institution
16 246 (0.62%) Automotive
17 228 (0.58%) Electronics
18 152 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
19 98 (0.25%) Aerospace
20 95 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 30268 (76.89%) Developer
2 13247 (33.65%) .NET Developer
3 10678 (27.13%) C# Developer
4 6774 (17.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 5069 (12.88%) Senior Developer
6 4815 (12.23%) Software Developer
7 3773 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3695 (9.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2944 (7.48%) Web Developer
10 2842 (7.22%) Software Engineer
11 2277 (5.78%) Senior .NET Developer
12 2276 (5.78%) Analyst
13 1701 (4.32%) Junior
14 1666 (4.23%) Programmer
15 1644 (4.18%) Senior C# Developer
16 1519 (3.86%) Junior Developer
17 1445 (3.67%) Graduate
18 1178 (2.99%) C# Software Developer
19 1007 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
20 1001 (2.54%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32394 (82.30%) .NET
2 21150 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 13676 (34.74%) HTML
4 11277 (28.65%) CSS
5 8949 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8572 (21.78%) WCF
7 8329 (21.16%) jQuery
8 7182 (18.25%) .NET Framework
9 6180 (15.70%) XML
10 5808 (14.75%) Web Services
11 5364 (13.63%) WPF
12 4312 (10.95%) HTML5
13 3640 (9.25%) Ajax
14 3300 (8.38%) WinForms
15 3228 (8.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 2846 (7.23%) LINQ
17 2685 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 2218 (5.63%) CSS3
19 1965 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 1839 (4.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4028 (10.23%) Computer Science
2 1516 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1368 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 1070 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 947 (2.41%) N-Tier
6 868 (2.21%) Inversion of Control
6 868 (2.21%) Open Source
7 765 (1.94%) Hedge funds
8 702 (1.78%) Derivative
9 625 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 526 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 524 (1.33%) Equities
12 513 (1.30%) Physics
13 480 (1.22%) Fixed Income
14 383 (0.97%) iPhone
15 345 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 335 (0.85%) Social Media
17 287 (0.73%) Tandem
18 240 (0.61%) Visualisation
19 236 (0.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6360 (16.16%) Windows
2 1765 (4.48%) Linux
3 1568 (3.98%) Android
4 1163 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 1098 (2.79%) UNIX
6 449 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 220 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 218 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 159 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 144 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 141 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 129 (0.33%) Solaris
13 115 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
14 74 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 63 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
16 50 (0.13%) HPUX
17 48 (0.12%) Mac OS X
18 42 (0.11%) Windows CE
19 39 (0.099%) Debian
20 38 (0.097%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14093 (35.80%) MVC
2 8444 (21.45%) TDD
3 7321 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 7102 (18.04%) OO
5 6484 (16.47%) Scrum
6 5773 (14.67%) Software Engineering
7 3275 (8.32%) Web Development
8 3075 (7.81%) BDD
9 2744 (6.97%) E-Commerce
10 2732 (6.94%) Unit Testing
11 2532 (6.43%) Continuous Integration
12 2349 (5.97%) OOP
13 2331 (5.92%) Web Application Development
14 1738 (4.42%) Multithreading
15 1668 (4.24%) OOD
16 1585 (4.03%) MVVM
17 1533 (3.89%) CRM
18 1502 (3.82%) Kanban
19 1485 (3.77%) SOA
20 1354 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16589 (42.14%) SQL
2 14010 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 6398 (16.25%) Java
4 4997 (12.69%) C++
5 4547 (11.55%) VB.NET
6 4411 (11.21%) T-SQL
7 2301 (5.85%) VB
8 1756 (4.46%) Python
9 1680 (4.27%) C
10 1458 (3.70%) Ruby
11 1422 (3.61%) PHP
12 902 (2.29%) VBA
13 662 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 648 (1.65%) Perl
15 638 (1.62%) VB6
16 553 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 458 (1.16%) VBScript
18 415 (1.05%) F#
19 397 (1.01%) Objective-C
20 379 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6813 (17.31%) Degree
2 1600 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 856 (2.17%) MCP
4 834 (2.12%) MCSD
5 779 (1.98%) MCTS
6 735 (1.87%) MCAD
7 720 (1.83%) Security Cleared
8 421 (1.07%) ISEB
9 309 (0.79%) SC Cleared
10 254 (0.65%) PhD
11 220 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 179 (0.45%) DV Cleared
13 90 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 70 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
15 63 (0.16%) MCSE
16 59 (0.15%) MCPD
16 59 (0.15%) HND
17 56 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
18 47 (0.12%) MCITP
19 42 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2035 (5.17%) QA
2 305 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 153 (0.39%) SLA
4 56 (0.14%) WCAG
5 54 (0.14%) HL7
6 48 (0.12%) WAI
7 42 (0.11%) EMIR
8 40 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 37 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 36 (0.091%) TickIT
11 33 (0.084%) PCI DSS
12 29 (0.074%) ISO 9000
13 22 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 22 (0.056%) ISO 8583
14 19 (0.048%) GAMP
14 19 (0.048%) Basel III
15 17 (0.043%) UCITS
16 12 (0.030%) Data Quality
17 11 (0.028%) DICOM
17 11 (0.028%) DO-178B
System Software
1 301 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 140 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 49 (0.12%) VMware ESX
5 47 (0.12%) vSphere
6 37 (0.094%) XenApp
7 16 (0.041%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.033%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.023%) HDFS
10 7 (0.018%) Docker
11 6 (0.015%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.013%) Varnish
13 4 (0.010%) Kamailio
13 4 (0.010%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.010%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.008%) UAG
14 3 (0.008%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.005%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 2 (0.005%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.005%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 187 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 158 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 144 (0.37%) Puppet
4 42 (0.11%) Nagios
5 34 (0.086%) ZABBIX
6 33 (0.084%) HAProxy
7 32 (0.081%) NetBackup
8 31 (0.079%) SCCM
9 27 (0.069%) Vagrant
10 25 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 22 (0.056%) logstash
11 22 (0.056%) Zenoss
12 19 (0.048%) MOM
13 17 (0.043%) WSUS
14 16 (0.041%) Control-M
15 15 (0.038%) SCOM
16 10 (0.025%) Backup Exec
17 8 (0.020%) Pingdom
17 8 (0.020%) OpenView
18 6 (0.015%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 10848 (27.56%) Microsoft
2 2831 (7.19%) Oracle
3 711 (1.81%) Google
4 689 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 483 (1.23%) Facebook
6 367 (0.93%) Sybase
7 314 (0.80%) EPiServer
8 253 (0.64%) SAP
8 253 (0.64%) Telerik
8 253 (0.64%) Twitter
9 245 (0.62%) Adobe
10 225 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
11 202 (0.51%) VMware
12 200 (0.51%) Apple
12 200 (0.51%) HP
13 194 (0.49%) DevExpress
14 187 (0.48%) IBM
14 187 (0.48%) TIBCO
15 175 (0.44%) Bloomberg
16 160 (0.41%) Xamarin
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 30 minutes ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
City, London
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wallington, Surrey
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Proteus Europe
Posted: 1 hour ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Basildon, Essex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: To £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 (dependant on experience)
Posted: 1 hour ago
Colchester, Essex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago