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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 16889 19234 19530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 17.18% 17.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.96% 32.56% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15090 16947 17610
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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
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 £64,300 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -3 15920 £42,500 - 2700
London -4 5419 £55,000 - 832
South East -2 3433 £41,250 +3.12% 512
East of England -2 1352 £40,000 - 190
Yorkshire +1 1311 £37,500 - 199
North West -3 1307 £40,000 +6.66% 312
City of London -2 1217 £54,000 -1.81% 294
South West 0 1131 £37,500 +4.16% 244
West Midlands +3 1045 £37,500 - 205
Manchester -1 814 £40,000 +6.66% 173
Surrey 0 786 £47,000 +4.44% 106
West Yorkshire +1 768 £38,000 +2.01% 133
East Midlands -2 723 £40,000 +2.56% 133
Hampshire +2 683 £39,000 +4.00% 69
Leeds +1 563 £40,000 +9.58% 93
Berkshire -8 538 £45,000 +5.88% 75
Scotland -4 500 £38,500 -3.75% 98
Cambridgeshire 0 450 £40,000 - 83
East Sussex +1 406 £40,000 +14.28% 37
Brighton +2 366 £40,000 +14.28% 29
Birmingham +4 337 £37,500 - 60
Cambridge 0 321 £40,000 - 59
Hertfordshire +2 315 £45,000 +16.88% 41
Cheshire -3 312 £40,000 +6.66% 84
Oxfordshire 0 311 £41,250 +3.12% 102
North Yorkshire +2 289 £40,000 +6.66% 38
Buckinghamshire -2 286 £40,000 - 50
Reading -5 269 £45,000 +5.88% 30
Dorset 0 266 £35,000 +7.69% 59
Nottinghamshire -3 262 £40,000 +5.26% 40

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28025 (82.37%) .NET
2 18399 (54.08%) ASP.NET
3 17745 (52.16%) SQL Server
4 14837 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
5 14203 (41.75%) SQL
6 13971 (41.06%) MVC
7 13620 (40.03%) JavaScript
8 12599 (37.03%) HTML
9 10651 (31.31%) CSS
10 8910 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8903 (26.17%) Microsoft
12 7779 (22.86%) TDD
13 7682 (22.58%) jQuery
14 6963 (20.47%) WCF
15 6517 (19.15%) .NET Framework
16 6190 (18.19%) Finance
17 6163 (18.11%) Scrum
18 5835 (17.15%) OO
19 5505 (16.18%) Degree
20 5265 (15.47%) Windows
21 5215 (15.33%) Java
22 5137 (15.10%) Software Engineering
23 5136 (15.10%) XML
24 4884 (14.35%) Web Services
25 4235 (12.45%) Visual Studio
26 4102 (12.06%) HTML5
27 3952 (11.62%) VB.NET
28 3915 (11.51%) WPF
29 3836 (11.27%) T-SQL
30 3793 (11.15%) MS Excel

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2362 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 1700 (5.00%) IIS
3 1301 (3.82%) Node.js
4 1254 (3.69%) CMS
5 781 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
6 658 (1.93%) Umbraco
7 637 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 551 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 398 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 203 (0.60%) NServiceBus
11 191 (0.56%) Apache
12 189 (0.56%) Kentico
13 171 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
14 140 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
15 135 (0.40%) WordPress
16 131 (0.39%) Tomcat
17 102 (0.30%) nginx
18 98 (0.29%) Drupal
19 96 (0.28%) WebSphere
19 96 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3793 (11.15%) MS Excel
2 564 (1.66%) MS Office
3 199 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 151 (0.44%) InfoPath
5 111 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 58 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 52 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 52 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 50 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 49 (0.14%) MS Project
10 32 (0.094%) AutoCAD
11 27 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
12 19 (0.056%) Fireworks
12 19 (0.056%) SPSS
13 18 (0.053%) Mingle
14 12 (0.035%) GNU Octave
15 10 (0.029%) Mathematica
15 10 (0.029%) PrintSoft PReS
16 9 (0.026%) Simulink
17 8 (0.024%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 768 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 40 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 39 (0.11%) RMDS
5 39 (0.11%) Google Analytics
6 28 (0.082%) Cognos TM1
7 27 (0.079%) Magento
8 24 (0.071%) thinkFolio
8 24 (0.071%) Markit EDM
9 22 (0.065%) Advent Geneva
10 21 (0.062%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 20 (0.059%) Agresso
11 20 (0.059%) Sophis RISQUE
12 19 (0.056%) Endur
12 19 (0.056%) ION MarketView
13 18 (0.053%) Tridion
13 18 (0.053%) Summit
14 14 (0.041%) Oracle General Ledger
15 10 (0.029%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1462 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 572 (1.68%) SaaS
3 312 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 162 (0.48%) GitHub
5 149 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 120 (0.35%) Office 365
7 71 (0.21%) PaaS
8 70 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 66 (0.19%) Force.com
10 58 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 55 (0.16%) IaaS
12 49 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
13 30 (0.088%) Rackspace Cloud
14 24 (0.071%) Yammer
15 21 (0.062%) Trello
16 16 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
17 14 (0.041%) Heroku
18 10 (0.029%) OpenShift
19 9 (0.026%) Google App Engine
20 7 (0.021%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1038 (3.05%) Internet
2 527 (1.55%) HTTP
3 403 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 299 (0.88%) Intranet
5 128 (0.38%) DNS
6 101 (0.30%) Broadband
7 82 (0.24%) Firewall
8 80 (0.24%) Wireless
9 63 (0.19%) Ethernet
10 56 (0.16%) Extranet
11 54 (0.16%) VPN
12 53 (0.16%) SMTP
13 51 (0.15%) DHCP
14 48 (0.14%) WAN
15 47 (0.14%) VoIP
16 44 (0.13%) SSL
16 44 (0.13%) SAN
17 40 (0.12%) LAN
18 35 (0.10%) FTP
19 32 (0.094%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17745 (52.16%) SQL Server
2 3169 (9.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 1851 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1585 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1495 (4.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1432 (4.21%) NoSQL
7 1373 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 1133 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1069 (3.14%) MySQL
10 696 (2.05%) MongoDB
11 682 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 592 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
13 508 (1.49%) Big Data
14 472 (1.39%) RDBMS
15 409 (1.20%) Oracle Database
16 275 (0.81%) RavenDB
17 227 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
18 208 (0.61%) Hadoop
19 174 (0.51%) CouchDB
20 168 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4235 (12.45%) Visual Studio
2 2704 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 2621 (7.70%) NUnit
4 1837 (5.40%) Git (software)
5 1437 (4.22%) Rhino Mocks
6 1384 (4.07%) Subversion
7 1217 (3.58%) Selenium
8 1215 (3.57%) Moq
9 871 (2.56%) MSTest
10 798 (2.35%) TeamCity
11 604 (1.78%) SpecFlow
12 557 (1.64%) WebDriver
13 545 (1.60%) JIRA
14 367 (1.08%) Jenkins
15 358 (1.05%) ReSharper
16 353 (1.04%) Cucumber
17 223 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 203 (0.60%) CruiseControl
19 194 (0.57%) Eclipse
20 189 (0.56%) MSBuild
General
1 6190 (18.19%) Finance
2 1731 (5.09%) Banking
3 1229 (3.61%) Retail
4 1133 (3.33%) Marketing
5 874 (2.57%) Front Office
6 834 (2.45%) Games
7 833 (2.45%) Advertising
8 746 (2.19%) Telecoms
9 658 (1.93%) Investment Banking
10 440 (1.29%) Back Office
11 302 (0.89%) Legal
12 298 (0.88%) Manufacturing
13 277 (0.81%) Law
14 260 (0.76%) Automotive
15 232 (0.68%) Electronics
16 224 (0.66%) Publishing
17 223 (0.66%) Financial Institution
18 177 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
19 137 (0.40%) Aerospace
20 77 (0.23%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 25999 (76.42%) Developer
2 11735 (34.49%) .NET Developer
3 8509 (25.01%) C# Developer
4 5401 (15.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 4189 (12.31%) Senior Developer
6 4104 (12.06%) Software Developer
7 2938 (8.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2837 (8.34%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2501 (7.35%) Web Developer
10 2240 (6.58%) Software Engineer
11 1806 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1773 (5.21%) Junior
13 1631 (4.79%) Analyst
14 1582 (4.65%) Junior Developer
15 1258 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
16 1079 (3.17%) Graduate
17 947 (2.78%) Programmer
18 928 (2.73%) Architect
19 894 (2.63%) .NET Web Developer
20 839 (2.47%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28025 (82.37%) .NET
2 18399 (54.08%) ASP.NET
3 12599 (37.03%) HTML
4 10651 (31.31%) CSS
5 8910 (26.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7682 (22.58%) jQuery
7 6963 (20.47%) WCF
8 6517 (19.15%) .NET Framework
9 5136 (15.10%) XML
10 4884 (14.35%) Web Services
11 4102 (12.06%) HTML5
12 3915 (11.51%) WPF
13 3233 (9.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 3148 (9.25%) Ajax
15 2603 (7.65%) AngularJS
16 2530 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2349 (6.90%) WinForms
18 2235 (6.57%) LINQ
19 2107 (6.19%) CSS3
20 1768 (5.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2894 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 1897 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
3 1266 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 1242 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1067 (3.14%) Mathematics
6 884 (2.60%) Inversion of Control
7 811 (2.38%) Open Source
8 798 (2.35%) User Experience
9 762 (2.24%) N-Tier
10 623 (1.83%) Hedge funds
11 551 (1.62%) Client/Server
12 505 (1.48%) Algorithms
13 482 (1.42%) Derivative
14 355 (1.04%) Management Information System
15 343 (1.01%) Fixed Income
16 335 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 316 (0.93%) Social Media
18 301 (0.88%) Equities
19 299 (0.88%) Data Structures
20 277 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5265 (15.47%) Windows
2 1307 (3.84%) Android
3 1289 (3.79%) Linux
4 1062 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 784 (2.30%) UNIX
6 306 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 192 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 151 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 139 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 139 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 131 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 116 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
12 89 (0.26%) Solaris
13 66 (0.19%) Windows XP
14 54 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
15 50 (0.15%) CentOS
16 43 (0.13%) Debian
17 40 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
18 30 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
18 30 (0.088%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14837 (43.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13971 (41.06%) MVC
3 7779 (22.86%) TDD
4 6163 (18.11%) Scrum
5 5835 (17.15%) OO
6 5137 (15.10%) Software Engineering
7 3110 (9.14%) BDD
8 2756 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
9 2554 (7.51%) Web Application Development
10 2550 (7.49%) Web Development
11 2217 (6.52%) Unit Testing
12 1967 (5.78%) E-Commerce
13 1874 (5.51%) OOP
14 1574 (4.63%) Mentoring
15 1524 (4.48%) OOD
16 1450 (4.26%) SOA
17 1425 (4.19%) Dependency Injection
18 1358 (3.99%) Kanban
19 1346 (3.96%) CRM
20 1308 (3.84%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14203 (41.75%) SQL
2 13620 (40.03%) JavaScript
3 5215 (15.33%) Java
4 3952 (11.62%) VB.NET
5 3836 (11.27%) T-SQL
6 3717 (10.92%) C++
7 2025 (5.95%) VB
8 1401 (4.12%) Ruby
9 1327 (3.90%) Python
10 1254 (3.69%) PHP
11 1171 (3.44%) C
12 763 (2.24%) VBA
13 571 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 555 (1.63%) PowerShell
15 554 (1.63%) VB6
16 486 (1.43%) Perl
17 387 (1.14%) Objective-C
18 337 (0.99%) VBScript
19 255 (0.75%) XAML
20 197 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5505 (16.18%) Degree
2 953 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 521 (1.53%) Security Cleared
4 380 (1.12%) ISEB
5 307 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 274 (0.81%) MCSD
7 212 (0.62%) MCP
8 210 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 198 (0.58%) PhD
10 134 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 129 (0.38%) MCTS
12 111 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 93 (0.27%) MCPD
14 87 (0.26%) MCAD
15 80 (0.24%) HND
16 56 (0.16%) MCSE
17 45 (0.13%) MCITP
18 32 (0.094%) MCDBA
19 31 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 31 (0.091%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1781 (5.23%) QA
2 212 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 173 (0.51%) SLA
4 58 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 36 (0.11%) HL7
7 31 (0.091%) JTAG
8 24 (0.071%) Dodd-Frank
9 22 (0.065%) PMBOK
9 22 (0.065%) WAI
10 21 (0.062%) FISMA
10 21 (0.062%) EMIR
11 15 (0.044%) Data Quality
12 13 (0.038%) WCAG
13 12 (0.035%) COBIT
13 12 (0.035%) ISO 9000
13 12 (0.035%) ISO 8583
14 10 (0.029%) ISO 14001
15 9 (0.026%) TickIT
15 9 (0.026%) Solvency II
System Software
1 318 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 181 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (0.36%) Hyper-V
4 101 (0.30%) Firmware
5 62 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (0.088%) vSphere
7 24 (0.071%) Docker
8 19 (0.056%) Varnish
8 19 (0.056%) XenApp
9 16 (0.047%) iptables
10 14 (0.041%) VMware ESX
11 10 (0.029%) HDFS
12 7 (0.021%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.015%) Squid
14 5 (0.015%) XenServer
14 5 (0.015%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.012%) NFS
15 4 (0.012%) Oracle Clusterware
15 4 (0.012%) KVM
Systems Management
1 192 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 166 (0.49%) Puppet
3 111 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 39 (0.11%) logstash
5 38 (0.11%) Vagrant
5 38 (0.11%) ZABBIX
6 29 (0.085%) Graphite
7 26 (0.076%) Kibana
8 19 (0.056%) Ansible
8 19 (0.056%) Tivoli
8 19 (0.056%) MOM
9 18 (0.053%) SCVMM
10 17 (0.050%) Nagios
11 15 (0.044%) SCCM
11 15 (0.044%) Pingdom
12 14 (0.041%) Cobbler
13 12 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (0.035%) StatsD
14 11 (0.032%) Salt
15 10 (0.029%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8903 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 2426 (7.13%) Oracle
3 512 (1.50%) Sitecore
4 492 (1.45%) Google
5 473 (1.39%) Facebook
6 357 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 301 (0.88%) Twitter
8 296 (0.87%) Xamarin
9 275 (0.81%) Sybase
10 259 (0.76%) EPiServer
11 251 (0.74%) VMware
12 246 (0.72%) Apple
13 233 (0.68%) Telerik
14 207 (0.61%) Adobe
15 176 (0.52%) SAP
16 141 (0.41%) Sony
16 141 (0.41%) DevExpress
17 140 (0.41%) TIBCO
18 139 (0.41%) IBM
19 130 (0.38%) Yahoo!
Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surbiton, Surrey
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Centric Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 55,000 + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits & Flexitime
Posted: 1 hour ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £3800 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Flintshire
MoneySuperMarket.com
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
North East
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Salary: £45,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: 35-45k
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