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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 10 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 17542 18416 21857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.66% 16.82% 18.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.11% 31.51% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15698 16213 20192
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
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 £28,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -2 16527 £42,500 +3.65% 2070
London +3 5802 £52,500 - 592
South East -1 3487 £40,000 - 407
East of England +1 1444 £42,500 +6.25% 165
North West -4 1390 £37,500 +2.73% 250
City of London -1 1373 £52,500 -4.54% 258
Yorkshire +2 1289 £37,500 +7.14% 204
South West -3 1224 £37,500 +4.16% 196
West Midlands +2 950 £37,500 +7.14% 132
Surrey +2 845 £43,250 -3.88% 58
West Yorkshire +2 839 £38,500 +10.00% 120
Manchester -5 793 £38,000 +2.70% 140
East Midlands -1 786 £40,000 +6.66% 79
Hampshire +2 710 £39,000 +1.29% 100
Scotland +4 582 £40,000 - 80
Leeds +2 581 £40,000 +16.78% 68
Berkshire -10 528 £42,500 +6.25% 79
Cambridgeshire -1 470 £40,000 +6.66% 49
Cheshire -3 367 £40,000 +9.58% 65
Hertfordshire +1 356 £45,000 +12.50% 48
Oxfordshire -1 333 £40,000 +6.66% 62
Birmingham +1 330 £37,500 - 48
East Sussex 0 330 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Cambridge 0 325 £40,000 +6.66% 37
Brighton +1 305 £40,000 +7.38% 20
Bristol -1 292 £40,000 +6.66% 53
Kent +1 275 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Nottinghamshire -4 258 £40,000 +6.66% 26
Gloucestershire -4 255 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Reading -3 247 £45,000 +7.14% 36

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29108 (81.41%) .NET
2 19256 (53.86%) ASP.NET
3 18442 (51.58%) SQL Server
4 15044 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
5 14802 (41.40%) SQL
6 14055 (39.31%) MVC
7 13758 (38.48%) JavaScript
8 13068 (36.55%) HTML
9 11251 (31.47%) CSS
10 9423 (26.36%) Microsoft
11 8841 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7980 (22.32%) jQuery
13 7916 (22.14%) TDD
14 7219 (20.19%) WCF
15 6934 (19.39%) .NET Framework
16 6185 (17.30%) Finance
17 6129 (17.14%) OO
18 6122 (17.12%) Scrum
19 5956 (16.66%) Degree
20 5574 (15.59%) Java
21 5531 (15.47%) Windows
22 5473 (15.31%) XML
23 5211 (14.57%) Web Services
24 5129 (14.35%) Software Engineering
25 4651 (13.01%) Visual Studio
26 4157 (11.63%) WPF
27 4139 (11.58%) C++
28 4099 (11.46%) MS Excel
29 4062 (11.36%) VB.NET
30 4041 (11.30%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2807 (7.85%) SharePoint
2 1928 (5.39%) IIS
3 1418 (3.97%) CMS
4 1217 (3.40%) Node.js
5 789 (2.21%) Umbraco
6 760 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 737 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
8 695 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
9 492 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
10 218 (0.61%) NServiceBus
11 205 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 189 (0.53%) Apache
13 184 (0.51%) WordPress
14 182 (0.51%) Tomcat
15 179 (0.50%) Confluence
16 172 (0.48%) Apache Solr
17 148 (0.41%) nginx
18 125 (0.35%) Kentico
19 102 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
20 94 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 4099 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 645 (1.80%) MS Office
3 243 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 174 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 78 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 59 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 52 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 45 (0.13%) MS Project
9 40 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 35 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 34 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
12 28 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
13 24 (0.067%) AutoCAD
14 21 (0.059%) Mingle
15 18 (0.050%) Simulink
15 18 (0.050%) SPSS
16 12 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
17 11 (0.031%) Stateflow
17 11 (0.031%) TargetLink
18 7 (0.020%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 836 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 72 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 39 (0.11%) Endur
5 38 (0.11%) Magento
6 37 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 36 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 36 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
8 30 (0.084%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 29 (0.081%) Tridion
10 26 (0.073%) Agresso
11 23 (0.064%) Visualfiles
12 22 (0.062%) RMDS
13 19 (0.053%) Sage 200
14 18 (0.050%) ION MarketView
15 17 (0.048%) Advent Geneva
16 14 (0.039%) Adaptiv
16 14 (0.039%) BASE24
16 14 (0.039%) Markit EDM
17 12 (0.034%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1301 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 549 (1.54%) SaaS
3 396 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 246 (0.69%) GitHub
5 135 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 116 (0.32%) Office 365
7 97 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 86 (0.24%) PaaS
9 70 (0.20%) Trello
10 64 (0.18%) Force.com
11 55 (0.15%) IaaS
12 49 (0.14%) Amazon S3
13 41 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 30 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
15 26 (0.073%) Rackspace Cloud
16 15 (0.042%) Google Compute Engine
17 14 (0.039%) Heroku
18 13 (0.036%) Google Apps
19 12 (0.034%) Google App Engine
19 12 (0.034%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1142 (3.19%) Internet
2 502 (1.40%) HTTP
3 454 (1.27%) Intranet
4 434 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 140 (0.39%) DNS
6 118 (0.33%) Extranet
7 110 (0.31%) Firewall
8 79 (0.22%) SSL
9 68 (0.19%) FTP
10 66 (0.18%) Wireless
11 61 (0.17%) VPN
11 61 (0.17%) SMTP
12 60 (0.17%) Broadband
13 55 (0.15%) LDAP
14 53 (0.15%) Ethernet
15 48 (0.13%) WAN
16 44 (0.12%) LAN
17 43 (0.12%) VoIP
17 43 (0.12%) HTTPS
17 43 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18442 (51.58%) SQL Server
2 3321 (9.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2110 (5.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1843 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1736 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1538 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 1310 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 1203 (3.36%) NoSQL
9 1124 (3.14%) MySQL
10 766 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 660 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
12 634 (1.77%) MongoDB
13 568 (1.59%) RDBMS
14 546 (1.53%) Big Data
15 408 (1.14%) Oracle Database
16 357 (1.00%) RavenDB
17 349 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
18 243 (0.68%) Hadoop
19 188 (0.53%) OLAP
19 188 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4651 (13.01%) Visual Studio
2 2767 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 2695 (7.54%) NUnit
4 1939 (5.42%) Git (software)
5 1567 (4.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 1502 (4.20%) Subversion
7 1282 (3.59%) Selenium
8 1172 (3.28%) Moq
9 978 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 765 (2.14%) MSTest
11 707 (1.98%) SpecFlow
12 594 (1.66%) JIRA
13 581 (1.62%) WebDriver
14 491 (1.37%) Cucumber
15 454 (1.27%) ReSharper
16 377 (1.05%) Jenkins
17 228 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 223 (0.62%) MSBuild
19 214 (0.60%) JUnit
20 212 (0.59%) CruiseControl
General
1 6185 (17.30%) Finance
2 1950 (5.45%) Banking
3 1378 (3.85%) Retail
4 1117 (3.12%) Marketing
5 962 (2.69%) Games
6 935 (2.62%) Front Office
7 915 (2.56%) Advertising
8 764 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 745 (2.08%) Investment Banking
10 457 (1.28%) Back Office
11 444 (1.24%) Law
12 366 (1.02%) Legal
13 283 (0.79%) Manufacturing
14 281 (0.79%) Automotive
15 227 (0.63%) Publishing
16 218 (0.61%) Electronics
16 218 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 177 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 149 (0.42%) Aerospace
19 107 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27393 (76.62%) Developer
2 11859 (33.17%) .NET Developer
3 8900 (24.89%) C# Developer
4 5655 (15.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 4366 (12.21%) Senior Developer
6 4205 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 3226 (9.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3074 (8.60%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2733 (7.64%) Web Developer
10 2187 (6.12%) Software Engineer
11 1892 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1799 (5.03%) Junior
13 1758 (4.92%) Analyst
14 1624 (4.54%) Junior Developer
15 1338 (3.74%) Graduate
16 1291 (3.61%) Senior C# Developer
17 1138 (3.18%) Programmer
18 934 (2.61%) Graduate Developer
19 921 (2.58%) C# Software Developer
20 898 (2.51%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29108 (81.41%) .NET
2 19256 (53.86%) ASP.NET
3 13068 (36.55%) HTML
4 11251 (31.47%) CSS
5 8841 (24.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7980 (22.32%) jQuery
7 7219 (20.19%) WCF
8 6934 (19.39%) .NET Framework
9 5473 (15.31%) XML
10 5211 (14.57%) Web Services
11 4157 (11.63%) WPF
12 4041 (11.30%) HTML5
13 3336 (9.33%) Ajax
14 3247 (9.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2452 (6.86%) WinForms
16 2437 (6.82%) LINQ
17 2260 (6.32%) CSS3
18 2200 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web API
19 2014 (5.63%) AngularJS
20 1833 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3280 (9.17%) Computer Science
2 2000 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1318 (3.69%) Mathematics
4 1206 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 1069 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 814 (2.28%) User Experience
7 812 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
8 806 (2.25%) Open Source
9 776 (2.17%) N-Tier
10 619 (1.73%) Hedge funds
11 595 (1.66%) Client/Server
12 542 (1.52%) Derivative
13 537 (1.50%) Algorithms
14 410 (1.15%) Fixed Income
15 396 (1.11%) Equities
16 393 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 372 (1.04%) Management Information System
18 356 (1.00%) iPhone
19 347 (0.97%) Physics
20 281 (0.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5531 (15.47%) Windows
2 1479 (4.14%) Linux
3 1289 (3.61%) Android
4 1110 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 951 (2.66%) UNIX
6 372 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 217 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 193 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 166 (0.46%) Windows Phone
10 161 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 153 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 95 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
13 91 (0.25%) Solaris
14 74 (0.21%) Windows XP
15 68 (0.19%) Debian
16 57 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
17 56 (0.16%) Mac OS X
18 49 (0.14%) CentOS
19 38 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
20 33 (0.092%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15044 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
2 14055 (39.31%) MVC
3 7916 (22.14%) TDD
4 6129 (17.14%) OO
5 6122 (17.12%) Scrum
6 5129 (14.35%) Software Engineering
7 3239 (9.06%) BDD
8 2800 (7.83%) Web Development
9 2646 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
10 2421 (6.77%) E-Commerce
11 2414 (6.75%) Web Application Development
12 2153 (6.02%) Unit Testing
13 2065 (5.78%) OOP
14 1722 (4.82%) Mentoring
15 1609 (4.50%) OOD
16 1505 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
17 1481 (4.14%) SOA
18 1430 (4.00%) CRM
19 1309 (3.66%) Dependency Injection
20 1304 (3.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14802 (41.40%) SQL
2 13758 (38.48%) JavaScript
3 5574 (15.59%) Java
4 4139 (11.58%) C++
5 4062 (11.36%) VB.NET
6 3888 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 2119 (5.93%) VB
8 1616 (4.52%) Ruby
9 1530 (4.28%) Python
10 1402 (3.92%) C
11 1353 (3.78%) PHP
12 830 (2.32%) VBA
13 674 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 601 (1.68%) VB6
15 574 (1.61%) Perl
16 515 (1.44%) PL/SQL
17 383 (1.07%) Objective-C
18 361 (1.01%) VBScript
19 304 (0.85%) XAML
20 216 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5956 (16.66%) Degree
2 986 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 584 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 362 (1.01%) ISEB
5 316 (0.88%) MCSD
6 297 (0.83%) SC Cleared
7 235 (0.66%) MCP
8 218 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 200 (0.56%) PhD
10 191 (0.53%) MCTS
11 152 (0.43%) DV Cleared
12 124 (0.35%) MCAD
13 98 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 73 (0.20%) MCPD
15 67 (0.19%) HND
16 63 (0.18%) MCSE
17 58 (0.16%) MCITP
18 30 (0.084%) PMI Certification
19 28 (0.078%) Postgraduate
20 26 (0.073%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1812 (5.07%) QA
2 249 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 231 (0.65%) SLA
4 45 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (0.12%) WAI
6 36 (0.10%) WCAG
7 28 (0.078%) Dodd-Frank
8 26 (0.073%) EMIR
9 25 (0.070%) PCI DSS
10 24 (0.067%) HL7
11 22 (0.062%) ISO 8583
12 20 (0.056%) JTAG
12 20 (0.056%) Data Quality
13 19 (0.053%) GAMP
14 16 (0.045%) ISO 9000
15 13 (0.036%) Basel III
16 10 (0.028%) Solvency II
16 10 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 10 (0.028%) ISO 14001
17 7 (0.020%) COBIT
System Software
1 307 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 200 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (0.37%) Hyper-V
4 93 (0.26%) Firmware
5 47 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (0.095%) vSphere
7 24 (0.067%) VMware ESX
8 15 (0.042%) Docker
9 9 (0.025%) XenApp
10 6 (0.017%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.014%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.014%) XenServer
11 5 (0.014%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.014%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.014%) HDFS
11 5 (0.014%) Varnish
12 4 (0.011%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.011%) Kamailio
13 3 (0.008%) KVM
14 2 (0.006%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 197 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 189 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 161 (0.45%) Puppet
4 41 (0.11%) Vagrant
5 37 (0.10%) logstash
6 35 (0.098%) SCVMM
7 32 (0.090%) ZABBIX
8 28 (0.078%) SCCM
9 27 (0.076%) MOM
10 26 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 24 (0.067%) Graphite
12 17 (0.048%) StatsD
12 17 (0.048%) Tivoli
13 15 (0.042%) CFEngine
13 15 (0.042%) Kibana
14 13 (0.036%) Cobbler
15 11 (0.031%) SCOrch
16 10 (0.028%) CA SiteMinder
17 9 (0.025%) Control-M
17 9 (0.025%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9423 (26.36%) Microsoft
2 2460 (6.88%) Oracle
3 622 (1.74%) Sitecore
4 584 (1.63%) Google
5 470 (1.31%) Facebook
6 351 (0.98%) Sybase
7 348 (0.97%) Telerik
8 339 (0.95%) EPiServer
9 312 (0.87%) Twitter
10 260 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 251 (0.70%) VMware
12 246 (0.69%) Xamarin
13 245 (0.69%) Apple
14 196 (0.55%) HP
15 191 (0.53%) SAP
16 180 (0.50%) Adobe
17 173 (0.48%) IBM
18 155 (0.43%) TIBCO
18 155 (0.43%) Sony
19 154 (0.43%) Bloomberg
Warwickshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Stratospherec
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37559 - £43000 per annum + pension & health
Posted: 22 hours ago
Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Holiday, Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Somerset
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum 10% bonus + pension + life + health
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Medical care,
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago