Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 14 12 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 13,542 8,295 18,658
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 12.24% 14.54% 16.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.92% 25.02% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 9,511 7,265 16,098
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.43% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 59,076 33,156 62,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.38% 58.13% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39,157 28,606 52,867
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing C# as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C# in England

C#
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C# in England.

Salary trend for C# in England

C#
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for C# in England

C#
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -5 5,231 £70,000 +7.69% 948
South East -3 2,967 £55,000 +4.76% 486
North of England -4 2,169 £52,500 +5.00% 506
Midlands -4 1,286 £50,000 +5.26% 390
North West -4 1,059 £55,000 +10.00% 294
South West -4 952 £50,000 +11.11% 184
Yorkshire -3 888 £50,000 - 151
West Midlands -1 797 £50,000 +5.26% 231
East of England -10 632 £60,000 +22.45% 227
East Midlands -2 486 £47,500 - 157
North East +1 222 £45,000 - 61
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, IT jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for C#.

1 8,759 (64.68%) .NET
2 6,549 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6,150 (45.41%) Azure
4 5,848 (43.18%) JavaScript
5 5,226 (38.59%) SQL
6 3,873 (28.60%) SQL Server
7 3,863 (28.53%) DevOps
8 3,667 (27.08%) Software Engineering
9 3,530 (26.07%) .NET Core
10 3,255 (24.04%) Microsoft
11 3,249 (23.99%) Java
12 3,180 (23.48%) AWS
13 3,077 (22.72%) Python
14 3,004 (22.18%) React
15 2,828 (20.88%) HTML
16 2,782 (20.54%) ASP.NET
17 2,748 (20.29%) CI/CD
18 2,650 (19.57%) AngularJS
19 2,577 (19.03%) Full Stack Development
20 2,539 (18.75%) Finance
21 2,513 (18.56%) CSS
22 2,385 (17.61%) Social Skills
23 2,352 (17.37%) MVC
24 2,308 (17.04%) .NET Framework
25 2,300 (16.98%) TDD
26 2,243 (16.56%) Test Automation
27 2,217 (16.37%) Microservices
28 2,038 (15.05%) Scrum
29 1,984 (14.65%) Docker
30 1,885 (13.92%) Git (software)

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 282 (2.08%) CMS
2 280 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
3 278 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 227 (1.68%) IIS
5 187 (1.38%) Confluence
6 170 (1.26%) Umbraco
7 95 (0.70%) Apache Spark
7 95 (0.70%) EPiServer
8 90 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 80 (0.59%) Apache
10 52 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
11 38 (0.28%) Kentico
12 33 (0.24%) SAS
13 30 (0.22%) WordPress
14 23 (0.17%) NServiceBus
15 19 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.13%) nginx
17 15 (0.11%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.11%) Sitefinity
17 15 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 255 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 164 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (0.13%) Campfire
5 18 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.089%) Sketch
7 11 (0.081%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.081%) Revit
8 10 (0.074%) SOLIDWORKS
9 9 (0.066%) Chatbot
9 9 (0.066%) Simulink
9 9 (0.066%) Windchill
10 8 (0.059%) InVision
11 4 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.030%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.015%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.015%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.015%) Maya
12 2 (0.015%) MotionBuilder
Business Applications
1 211 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (0.40%) Sentinel
3 27 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 22 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
6 16 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 15 (0.11%) Magento
8 13 (0.096%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 12 (0.089%) Summit
10 11 (0.081%) JDE OneWorld
10 11 (0.081%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.059%) Distributed Ledger
12 8 (0.059%) R3 Corda
12 8 (0.059%) RMDS
13 7 (0.052%) Maximo
13 7 (0.052%) SAP R/3
14 6 (0.044%) SAP Business One
15 5 (0.037%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
15 5 (0.037%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6,150 (45.41%) Azure
2 3,180 (23.48%) AWS
3 1,078 (7.96%) Serverless
4 928 (6.85%) GCP
5 874 (6.45%) SaaS
6 635 (4.69%) Power Platform
7 633 (4.67%) GitHub
8 407 (3.01%) Azure Service Bus
9 318 (2.35%) OpenShift
10 294 (2.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 291 (2.15%) PaaS
12 290 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
13 280 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
14 255 (1.88%) Microsoft 365
15 248 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
16 241 (1.78%) Azure Functions
17 239 (1.76%) Azure Data Factory
18 218 (1.61%) Azure Logic Apps
19 196 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
20 188 (1.39%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 223 (1.65%) HTTP
2 90 (0.66%) TCP/IP
3 75 (0.55%) Internet
4 61 (0.45%) Broadband
5 55 (0.41%) DNS
6 48 (0.35%) Firewall
7 35 (0.26%) Modbus
7 35 (0.26%) MQTT
8 26 (0.19%) SSH
9 25 (0.18%) VoIP
10 24 (0.18%) RS-485
11 22 (0.16%) FTP
11 22 (0.16%) Network Security
12 19 (0.14%) DHCP
12 19 (0.14%) SMTP
13 18 (0.13%) RS-422
14 17 (0.13%) DSL
14 17 (0.13%) Intranet
15 14 (0.10%) Cisco IPT
15 14 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,873 (28.60%) SQL Server
2 864 (6.38%) NoSQL
3 638 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 613 (4.53%) MongoDB
5 556 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 515 (3.80%) Power BI
7 492 (3.63%) MySQL
8 471 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
9 337 (2.49%) Big Data
10 288 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 286 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
12 278 (2.05%) Data Lake
13 265 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
13 265 (1.96%) Redis
14 193 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 180 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 169 (1.25%) RDBMS
17 127 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 104 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
19 102 (0.75%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1,885 (13.92%) Git (software)
2 891 (6.58%) Selenium
3 854 (6.31%) Visual Studio
4 767 (5.66%) Jenkins
5 667 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 570 (4.21%) JIRA
7 494 (3.65%) SpecFlow
8 471 (3.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 441 (3.26%) NUnit
10 422 (3.12%) TeamCity
11 364 (2.69%) Postman
12 258 (1.91%) Cypress.io
13 217 (1.60%) Moq
14 173 (1.28%) WebDriver
15 159 (1.17%) JMeter
16 152 (1.12%) Cucumber
17 147 (1.09%) GitLab
18 142 (1.05%) Subversion
19 128 (0.95%) Bitbucket
20 126 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 2,539 (18.75%) Finance
2 2,385 (17.61%) Social Skills
3 895 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 512 (3.78%) Banking
5 468 (3.46%) Retail
6 355 (2.62%) Marketing
7 305 (2.25%) Manufacturing
8 296 (2.19%) Law
8 296 (2.19%) Public Sector
9 265 (1.96%) Front Office
10 237 (1.75%) Games
11 222 (1.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 171 (1.26%) Advertising
13 160 (1.18%) Electronics
14 151 (1.12%) Legal
15 142 (1.05%) Publishing
16 141 (1.04%) Organisational Skills
17 139 (1.03%) Presentation Skills
18 132 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
19 116 (0.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7,756 (57.27%) Developer
2 2,647 (19.55%) .NET Developer
3 2,513 (18.56%) C# Developer
4 2,093 (15.46%) Software Developer
5 2,000 (14.77%) Software Engineer
6 1,662 (12.27%) Senior Developer
7 1,116 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,079 (7.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 619 (4.57%) Senior .NET Developer
10 574 (4.24%) Senior Software Engineer
11 554 (4.09%) C# Software Developer
12 551 (4.07%) Senior C# Developer
13 473 (3.49%) Lead Developer
14 468 (3.46%) Analyst
15 444 (3.28%) .NET Software Developer
16 413 (3.05%) Architect
17 399 (2.95%) Trainee
18 394 (2.91%) Trainee Developer
18 394 (2.91%) Trainee Software Developer
19 391 (2.89%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,759 (64.68%) .NET
2 3,530 (26.07%) .NET Core
3 3,004 (22.18%) React
4 2,828 (20.88%) HTML
5 2,782 (20.54%) ASP.NET
6 2,650 (19.57%) AngularJS
7 2,513 (18.56%) CSS
8 2,308 (17.04%) .NET Framework
9 1,208 (8.92%) REST
10 1,166 (8.61%) Node.js
11 1,144 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1,075 (7.94%) HTML5
13 1,067 (7.88%) RESTful
14 1,058 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1,031 (7.61%) Web Services
16 1,015 (7.50%) Entity Framework
17 877 (6.48%) Vue.js
18 869 (6.42%) jQuery
19 769 (5.68%) JSON
20 733 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 798 (5.89%) User Experience
2 755 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
3 654 (4.83%) Data Structures
4 526 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 504 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
6 381 (2.81%) Cloud Native
7 377 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
8 367 (2.71%) Algorithms
9 227 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 219 (1.62%) Derivative
11 204 (1.51%) Management Information System
12 201 (1.48%) Equities
13 200 (1.48%) Virtual Team
14 193 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
15 189 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 166 (1.23%) Fixed Income
17 107 (0.79%) Blog
18 93 (0.69%) Client/Server
19 92 (0.68%) N-Tier
20 79 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 985 (7.27%) Windows
2 727 (5.37%) Linux
3 330 (2.44%) Android
4 280 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 168 (1.24%) Unix
5 168 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 77 (0.57%) Mac OS
7 57 (0.42%) VMS
8 29 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
9 21 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.12%) Debian
11 15 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 14 (0.10%) Kali Linux
12 14 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.074%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.066%) Embedded Linux
15 9 (0.066%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.044%) CentOS
17 5 (0.037%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,549 (48.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3,863 (28.53%) DevOps
3 3,667 (27.08%) Software Engineering
4 2,748 (20.29%) CI/CD
5 2,577 (19.03%) Full Stack Development
6 2,352 (17.37%) MVC
7 2,300 (16.98%) TDD
8 2,243 (16.56%) Test Automation
9 2,217 (16.37%) Microservices
10 2,038 (15.05%) Scrum
11 1,656 (12.23%) Problem-Solving
12 1,560 (11.52%) OO
13 1,547 (11.42%) Mentoring
14 1,328 (9.81%) SDLC
15 1,285 (9.49%) Computer Science
16 1,209 (8.93%) OOP
17 1,169 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
18 1,091 (8.06%) Unit Testing
19 1,003 (7.41%) Analytics
20 905 (6.68%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5,848 (43.18%) JavaScript
2 5,226 (38.59%) SQL
3 3,249 (23.99%) Java
4 3,077 (22.72%) Python
5 1,696 (12.52%) TypeScript
6 1,476 (10.90%) C++
7 1,084 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 848 (6.26%) PowerShell
9 701 (5.18%) C
10 547 (4.04%) Go
11 496 (3.66%) Scala
12 485 (3.58%) VB.NET
13 421 (3.11%) Ruby
14 401 (2.96%) Java 8
15 374 (2.76%) PHP
16 362 (2.67%) Kotlin
17 358 (2.64%) VB
18 299 (2.21%) Bash
19 198 (1.46%) Perl
20 156 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 1,679 (12.40%) Degree
2 583 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 393 (2.90%) CIW
3 393 (2.90%) OCA
3 393 (2.90%) OCP
3 393 (2.90%) Oracle Certification
4 354 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 226 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 137 (1.01%) ISTQB
7 128 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 125 (0.92%) Master's Degree
9 108 (0.80%) ISEB
10 78 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 62 (0.46%) DBS Check
12 56 (0.41%) SANS
13 55 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
14 53 (0.39%) DV Cleared
15 52 (0.38%) GCFA
15 52 (0.38%) GCIA
15 52 (0.38%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,330 (9.82%) QA
2 158 (1.17%) Accessibility
3 96 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 89 (0.66%) GDPR
5 80 (0.59%) SLA
6 50 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.15%) PSD2
9 16 (0.12%) WCAG
10 13 (0.096%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 13 (0.096%) GxP
10 13 (0.096%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.089%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (0.089%) EMIR
11 12 (0.089%) MiFID
12 8 (0.059%) Def Stans
13 7 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
13 7 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (0.044%) TickIT
15 5 (0.037%) DICOM
System Software
1 1,984 (14.65%) Docker
2 116 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 82 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 46 (0.34%) Firmware
6 16 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.089%) vSphere
8 11 (0.081%) XenApp
9 7 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.044%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.030%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.022%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.015%) Ceph
14 2 (0.015%) LXC
14 2 (0.015%) Snort
14 2 (0.015%) Squid
14 2 (0.015%) Varnish
14 2 (0.015%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1,656 (12.23%) Kubernetes
2 770 (5.69%) Terraform
3 348 (2.57%) Ansible
4 214 (1.58%) Grafana
5 149 (1.10%) Puppet
6 143 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
7 60 (0.44%) Prometheus
8 43 (0.32%) Kibana
9 33 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 29 (0.21%) MIIS
11 28 (0.21%) logstash
11 28 (0.21%) Opsgenie
12 26 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
13 22 (0.16%) Graphite
14 20 (0.15%) HP Fortify
15 19 (0.14%) HAProxy
15 19 (0.14%) Pingdom
16 12 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (0.089%) Nagios
16 12 (0.089%) Rancher
Vendors
1 3,255 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 896 (6.62%) Oracle
3 514 (3.80%) Google
4 277 (2.05%) Xamarin
5 178 (1.31%) Databricks
6 156 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 122 (0.90%) SAP
8 105 (0.78%) VMware
9 90 (0.66%) Palantir
10 88 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 75 (0.55%) Sitecore
12 59 (0.44%) Atlassian
12 59 (0.44%) New Relic
13 54 (0.40%) ServiceNow
14 51 (0.38%) Telerik
15 47 (0.35%) Samsung
16 45 (0.33%) Dell
17 44 (0.32%) IBM
18 41 (0.30%) Blue Prism
19 40 (0.30%) Cognizant