Period
to 18 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 307 805 950
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 18.54% 15.64% 17.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.93% 26.72% 30.52%
Number of salaries quoted 234 629 743
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,875 £60,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,061 3,013 3,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 64.07% 58.54% 57.19%
Number of salaries quoted 747 1,948 2,124
Median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Scotland

C#
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for C# in Scotland

C#
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for C# in Scotland

C#
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 September 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +6 135 £47,500 +11.76% 24
Glasgow +3 114 £45,000 +5.88% 34
Dundee -1 19 £51,250 +23.49% 6
West Lothian +2 12 £42,500 - 8
Stirling +4 9 £40,000 +6.67%
Scottish Borders - 6 £55,000 -
Aberdeen -1 4 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Fife -3 4 £42,500 -5.56%
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £40,000 -23.81%
South Lanarkshire +1 1 £32,500 -7.14%
East Ayrshire 0 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £52,500 -
East Lothian - 1 £36,000 -
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for C#.

1 213 (69.38%) .NET
2 122 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (37.46%) JavaScript
4 105 (34.20%) Software Engineering
5 82 (26.71%) SQL Server
6 80 (26.06%) Java
6 80 (26.06%) SQL
7 78 (25.41%) Azure
8 73 (23.78%) Finance
9 67 (21.82%) MVC
9 67 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 63 (20.52%) C++
10 63 (20.52%) OO
11 59 (19.22%) ASP.NET
12 56 (18.24%) CSS
12 56 (18.24%) HTML
13 54 (17.59%) .NET Core
14 51 (16.61%) .NET Framework
15 48 (15.64%) Microservices
16 43 (14.01%) Python
16 43 (14.01%) AngularJS
17 41 (13.36%) AWS
17 41 (13.36%) TDD
18 38 (12.38%) SDLC
19 37 (12.05%) React
19 37 (12.05%) Test Automation
19 37 (12.05%) DevOps
20 35 (11.40%) Web Services
21 31 (10.10%) Scrum
22 29 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 8 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.63%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.63%) Mule
3 4 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.98%) CMS
4 3 (0.98%) IIS
5 2 (0.65%) Apache
5 2 (0.65%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.65%) WordPress
6 1 (0.33%) Kentico
6 1 (0.33%) nginx
6 1 (0.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 78 (25.41%) Azure
2 41 (13.36%) AWS
3 17 (5.54%) SaaS
4 12 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.61%) GCP
6 6 (1.95%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.63%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.63%) Serverless
8 4 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (1.30%) PowerApps
9 3 (0.98%) PaaS
10 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.65%) GitHub
10 2 (0.65%) Office 365
11 1 (0.33%) AWS CodeCommit
11 1 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.33%) Route 53
11 1 (0.33%) ShareGate
11 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.30%) HTTP
2 3 (0.98%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.65%) Firewall
3 2 (0.65%) IPv4
3 2 (0.65%) IPv6
3 2 (0.65%) Network Security
3 2 (0.65%) SSL
3 2 (0.65%) VLAN
4 1 (0.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.33%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (26.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (5.21%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.58%) Big Data
5 11 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.28%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (0.98%) Power BI
10 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.65%) MySQL
10 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 25 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.82%) Selenium
3 22 (7.17%) Visual Studio
4 19 (6.19%) JIRA
5 15 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.28%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.95%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.95%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.95%) TestRail
8 5 (1.63%) JMeter
8 5 (1.63%) JUnit
8 5 (1.63%) NUnit
8 5 (1.63%) Subversion
9 4 (1.30%) Bugzilla
9 4 (1.30%) CMake
9 4 (1.30%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.98%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.65%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.65%) Mocha
11 2 (0.65%) xUnit.net
General
1 73 (23.78%) Finance
2 23 (7.49%) Banking
3 7 (2.28%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.95%) Aerospace
4 6 (1.95%) Automotive
4 6 (1.95%) Electronics
5 5 (1.63%) Games
5 5 (1.63%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.65%) Advertising
7 2 (0.65%) Legal
7 2 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 155 (50.49%) Developer
2 67 (21.82%) Software Engineer
3 46 (14.98%) .NET Developer
3 46 (14.98%) C# Developer
4 36 (11.73%) Software Developer
5 29 (9.45%) Senior Developer
6 19 (6.19%) .NET Software Engineer
6 19 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (5.54%) C# Software Engineer
8 16 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (4.56%) Architect
9 14 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
10 11 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (2.93%) Technical Architect
12 8 (2.61%) Applications Engineer
12 8 (2.61%) Software Manager
12 8 (2.61%) Test Engineer
13 7 (2.28%) Applications Support
13 7 (2.28%) Applications Support Engineer
13 7 (2.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (69.38%) .NET
2 59 (19.22%) ASP.NET
3 56 (18.24%) CSS
3 56 (18.24%) HTML
4 54 (17.59%) .NET Core
5 51 (16.61%) .NET Framework
6 43 (14.01%) AngularJS
7 37 (12.05%) React
8 35 (11.40%) Web Services
9 29 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (7.49%) jQuery
11 22 (7.17%) Ajax
11 22 (7.17%) WPF
12 20 (6.51%) Entity Framework
12 20 (6.51%) Node.js
13 18 (5.86%) HTML5
14 17 (5.54%) RESTful
15 16 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 13 (4.23%) XML
17 11 (3.58%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
1 19 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (5.54%) Algorithms
3 15 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (1.95%) Data Structures
5 6 (1.95%) User Experience
6 4 (1.30%) CUDA
6 4 (1.30%) Mobile Games
6 4 (1.30%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.98%) Blog
7 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.65%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.65%) LIMS
8 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.65%) PKI
8 2 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.84%) Linux
1 21 (6.84%) Windows
2 7 (2.28%) Android
3 4 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.65%) CentOS
5 2 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.65%) Unix
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) Debian
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (34.20%) Software Engineering
3 67 (21.82%) MVC
4 63 (20.52%) OO
5 48 (15.64%) Microservices
6 41 (13.36%) TDD
7 38 (12.38%) SDLC
8 37 (12.05%) DevOps
8 37 (12.05%) Test Automation
9 31 (10.10%) Scrum
10 27 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (8.47%) Artificial Intelligence
12 25 (8.14%) Computer Science
13 23 (7.49%) Mentoring
14 22 (7.17%) Fintech
15 20 (6.51%) OOP
16 19 (6.19%) Machine Learning
17 17 (5.54%) API Testing
17 17 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (4.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 115 (37.46%) JavaScript
2 80 (26.06%) Java
2 80 (26.06%) SQL
3 63 (20.52%) C++
4 43 (14.01%) Python
5 23 (7.49%) Scala
6 15 (4.89%) C
7 10 (3.26%) TypeScript
8 9 (2.93%) PHP
9 7 (2.28%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.95%) F#
10 6 (1.95%) Ruby
10 6 (1.95%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.30%) C-shell
11 4 (1.30%) Fortran
11 4 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.30%) Tcl
11 4 (1.30%) VB
12 3 (0.98%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 25 (8.14%) Degree
2 9 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.65%) PhD
5 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.89%) QA
2 4 (1.30%) JTAG
3 1 (0.33%) PMO
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (5.86%) Docker
2 3 (0.98%) Firmware
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (4.56%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.63%) Ansible
3 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.98%) Puppet
4 2 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.58%) Oracle
3 9 (2.93%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.28%) Ceridian
5 4 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.98%) Solace
6 3 (0.98%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.65%) Apple
7 2 (0.65%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (0.65%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.65%) Facebook
7 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.65%) SAP
7 2 (0.65%) UiPath
8 1 (0.33%) Adobe
8 1 (0.33%) Intapp
8 1 (0.33%) Intel
8 1 (0.33%) Juniper
8 1 (0.33%) VMware
8 1 (0.33%) Xero