Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 13,535 16,296 19,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.06% 18.37% 19.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.17% 33.99% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11,628 14,158 17,713
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,607 47,946 56,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 52.85% 54.05% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32,489 39,552 48,103
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,312 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.32% +2.62% +5.26%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for C# in the UK excluding London

C#
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C# in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for C# in the UK excluding London

C#
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for C# in the UK excluding London

C#
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
South East +2 4,806 £47,500 +5.56% 814
North of England 0 2,943 £45,000 - 802
Midlands 0 1,938 £43,000 +1.18% 490
South West 0 1,729 £45,000 +5.88% 309
North West 0 1,603 £45,000 - 432
Yorkshire 0 1,171 £45,000 +5.88% 302
West Midlands +2 1,070 £45,000 +5.88% 262
East of England -1 979 £50,000 +5.26% 288
East Midlands +1 865 £42,500 +1.19% 227
Scotland 0 746 £44,000 -2.22% 166
Wales -3 267 £42,500 +6.25% 67
North East -7 171 £45,000 +3.45% 68
Northern Ireland -2 136 £45,000 +16.88% 43
Channel Islands +12 6 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £56,500 -
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for C#.

1 10,128 (74.83%) .NET
2 6,261 (46.26%) JavaScript
3 6,063 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5,289 (39.08%) SQL
5 4,935 (36.46%) ASP.NET
6 4,640 (34.28%) SQL Server
7 4,506 (33.29%) MVC
8 4,026 (29.75%) HTML
9 3,801 (28.08%) Azure
10 3,693 (27.28%) CSS
11 3,242 (23.95%) Microsoft
12 3,063 (22.63%) AngularJS
13 2,623 (19.38%) Software Engineering
14 2,431 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2,349 (17.36%) .NET Framework
16 2,159 (15.95%) Scrum
17 2,090 (15.44%) Java
18 2,063 (15.24%) .NET Core
19 1,936 (14.30%) jQuery
20 1,914 (14.14%) Degree
21 1,894 (13.99%) TDD
22 1,819 (13.44%) ASP.NET Web API
23 1,767 (13.06%) Test Automation
24 1,663 (12.29%) DevOps
25 1,653 (12.21%) Git (software)
26 1,627 (12.02%) Web Services
27 1,439 (10.63%) Finance
28 1,410 (10.42%) C++
29 1,384 (10.23%) Web Development
30 1,359 (10.04%) AWS

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 368 (2.72%) IIS
2 328 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 297 (2.19%) CMS
4 209 (1.54%) Confluence
5 188 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 134 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 94 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 91 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
9 65 (0.48%) WordPress
10 54 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 54 (0.40%) EPiServer
11 46 (0.34%) Apache
12 45 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
13 41 (0.30%) NServiceBus
14 37 (0.27%) JBoss
15 24 (0.18%) Drupal
15 24 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
16 22 (0.16%) Kentico
16 22 (0.16%) nginx
17 20 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 84 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.18%) Chatbot
4 22 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 21 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 18 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.096%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 11 (0.081%) Simulink
10 10 (0.074%) S-PLUS
11 9 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
12 6 (0.044%) Stateflow
13 5 (0.037%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.015%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.015%) CINEMA 4D
14 2 (0.015%) LightWave 3D
14 2 (0.015%) Maya
14 2 (0.015%) MODO
15 1 (0.007%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 313 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 29 (0.21%) WebTrends
5 14 (0.10%) SAP ERP
6 13 (0.096%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
8 9 (0.066%) SDL Web 8
8 9 (0.066%) Visualfiles
9 8 (0.059%) Adobe Campaign
10 7 (0.052%) Elite 3E
11 6 (0.044%) Magento
12 4 (0.030%) Distributed Ledger
12 4 (0.030%) Oracle Financials
13 3 (0.022%) Raiser's Edge
13 3 (0.022%) Summit
14 2 (0.015%) Dynamics GP
14 2 (0.015%) GoldMine
14 2 (0.015%) Infor CRM
14 2 (0.015%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3,801 (28.08%) Azure
2 1,359 (10.04%) AWS
3 561 (4.14%) SaaS
4 272 (2.01%) Serverless
5 229 (1.69%) GitHub
6 219 (1.62%) PaaS
7 218 (1.61%) Power Platform
8 217 (1.60%) GCP
9 209 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
10 103 (0.76%) Azure Functions
11 102 (0.75%) Office 365
12 82 (0.61%) IaaS
13 75 (0.55%) npm
14 74 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
15 63 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
16 54 (0.40%) Slack
17 47 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
18 39 (0.29%) PowerApps
19 32 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
20 27 (0.20%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 182 (1.34%) Internet
2 120 (0.89%) HTTP
3 65 (0.48%) TCP/IP
4 62 (0.46%) Firewall
5 50 (0.37%) Intranet
6 30 (0.22%) DNS
7 24 (0.18%) RS-485
7 24 (0.18%) VoIP
8 23 (0.17%) RS-232
9 21 (0.16%) HTTPS
10 17 (0.13%) Wireshark
11 16 (0.12%) Network Security
12 15 (0.11%) FTP
13 14 (0.10%) SNMP
14 13 (0.096%) CTI
14 13 (0.096%) SSL
15 11 (0.081%) Ethernet
15 11 (0.081%) Extranet
15 11 (0.081%) MPLS
15 11 (0.081%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,640 (34.28%) SQL Server
2 525 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 510 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 498 (3.68%) MySQL
5 424 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 400 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 317 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 232 (1.71%) Big Data
9 230 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
10 217 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
11 191 (1.41%) Power BI
12 184 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
13 173 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
14 139 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 138 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 97 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
17 89 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 88 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
19 82 (0.61%) GIS
20 68 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,653 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 1,323 (9.77%) Visual Studio
3 917 (6.78%) Selenium
4 831 (6.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 568 (4.20%) JIRA
6 447 (3.30%) Jenkins
7 422 (3.12%) SpecFlow
8 326 (2.41%) NUnit
9 306 (2.26%) WebDriver
10 276 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
11 263 (1.94%) Subversion
12 262 (1.94%) TeamCity
13 253 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
14 237 (1.75%) Cucumber
15 177 (1.31%) SoapUI
16 167 (1.23%) Bitbucket
17 164 (1.21%) Postman
18 109 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 98 (0.72%) JMeter
20 92 (0.68%) MSTest
General
1 1,439 (10.63%) Finance
2 553 (4.09%) Retail
3 401 (2.96%) Marketing
4 318 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 317 (2.34%) Public Sector
6 279 (2.06%) Games
7 213 (1.57%) Electronics
8 197 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 153 (1.13%) Automotive
10 136 (1.00%) Legal
11 114 (0.84%) Banking
12 111 (0.82%) Aerospace
13 92 (0.68%) Law
14 80 (0.59%) Military
15 67 (0.50%) Advertising
16 44 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 39 (0.29%) Back Office
18 28 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
19 26 (0.19%) Publishing
20 23 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9,350 (69.08%) Developer
2 4,077 (30.12%) .NET Developer
3 3,473 (25.66%) C# Developer
4 2,535 (18.73%) Software Developer
5 1,933 (14.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,761 (13.01%) Senior Developer
7 1,607 (11.87%) Software Engineer
8 853 (6.30%) C# Software Developer
9 777 (5.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 777 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 766 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
11 761 (5.62%) Junior
12 639 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
13 636 (4.70%) Web Developer
14 625 (4.62%) Junior Developer
15 584 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 551 (4.07%) Senior C# Developer
17 509 (3.76%) C# Software Engineer
18 494 (3.65%) Graduate
19 491 (3.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,128 (74.83%) .NET
2 4,935 (36.46%) ASP.NET
3 4,026 (29.75%) HTML
4 3,693 (27.28%) CSS
5 3,063 (22.63%) AngularJS
6 2,431 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2,349 (17.36%) .NET Framework
8 2,063 (15.24%) .NET Core
9 1,936 (14.30%) jQuery
10 1,819 (13.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1,627 (12.02%) Web Services
12 1,306 (9.65%) React
13 1,177 (8.70%) Entity Framework
14 1,111 (8.21%) HTML5
15 1,097 (8.10%) REST
16 1,015 (7.50%) WCF
17 922 (6.81%) RESTful
18 902 (6.66%) XML
19 833 (6.15%) Node.js
20 796 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,084 (8.01%) Greenfield Project
2 680 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 535 (3.95%) User Experience
4 500 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 464 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
6 399 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
7 268 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 132 (0.98%) Robotics
9 114 (0.84%) Virtual Team
10 110 (0.81%) Management Information System
11 109 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 87 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 78 (0.58%) Cloud Native
13 78 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
14 77 (0.57%) NHS
15 74 (0.55%) Client/Server
16 70 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
17 68 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
18 65 (0.48%) Driving Licence
19 50 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1,294 (9.56%) Windows
2 530 (3.92%) Linux
3 400 (2.96%) Android
4 340 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 152 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 100 (0.74%) Unix
7 65 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 37 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 28 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 22 (0.16%) VMS
12 19 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.096%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.089%) CentOS
16 9 (0.066%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.059%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.052%) tvOS
18 7 (0.052%) Windows XP
19 6 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,063 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 4,506 (33.29%) MVC
3 2,623 (19.38%) Software Engineering
4 2,159 (15.95%) Scrum
5 1,894 (13.99%) TDD
6 1,767 (13.06%) Test Automation
7 1,663 (12.29%) DevOps
8 1,384 (10.23%) Web Development
9 1,355 (10.01%) Problem-Solving
10 1,263 (9.33%) Computer Science
11 1,154 (8.53%) SDLC
12 1,130 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
13 1,124 (8.30%) Microservices
14 1,095 (8.09%) OO
15 1,075 (7.94%) Unit Testing
16 941 (6.95%) Mentoring
17 837 (6.18%) BDD
18 721 (5.33%) SOLID
19 604 (4.46%) OOP
20 544 (4.02%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6,261 (46.26%) JavaScript
2 5,289 (39.08%) SQL
3 2,090 (15.44%) Java
4 1,410 (10.42%) C++
5 1,208 (8.93%) Python
6 1,035 (7.65%) T-SQL
7 858 (6.34%) VB.NET
8 827 (6.11%) TypeScript
9 543 (4.01%) C
10 424 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 410 (3.03%) PHP
12 339 (2.50%) VB
13 234 (1.73%) Ruby
14 122 (0.90%) R
15 109 (0.81%) ES6
15 109 (0.81%) PL/SQL
16 105 (0.78%) Scala
17 100 (0.74%) VBScript
18 93 (0.69%) Shell Script
19 90 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1,914 (14.14%) Degree
2 698 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 369 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 179 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 172 (1.27%) ISTQB
5 172 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 142 (1.05%) ISEB
7 135 (1.00%) Numerate Degree
8 106 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 60 (0.44%) HND
10 51 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 43 (0.32%) PhD
12 30 (0.22%) MCP
13 29 (0.21%) Master's Degree
14 28 (0.21%) PMI Certification
15 27 (0.20%) DBS Check
16 18 (0.13%) AWS Certification
16 18 (0.13%) MCSD
17 17 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (0.12%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 761 (5.62%) QA
2 82 (0.61%) GDPR
3 37 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (0.21%) DICOM
4 28 (0.21%) SLA
5 27 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.089%) Basel II
7 12 (0.089%) IFRS
7 12 (0.089%) IFRS 9
8 11 (0.081%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.081%) WCAG
9 8 (0.059%) ISO 13485
10 7 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.044%) IEC 61508
11 6 (0.044%) MISRA
12 5 (0.037%) PMO
13 4 (0.030%) COBIT
14 3 (0.022%) ISO 26262
15 2 (0.015%) JTAG
System Software
1 771 (5.70%) Docker
2 98 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 74 (0.55%) Firmware
4 38 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 15 (0.11%) LXC
9 10 (0.074%) vSphere
10 5 (0.037%) ACF2
10 5 (0.037%) IAG
10 5 (0.037%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.037%) RACF
11 2 (0.015%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.007%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.007%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.007%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 424 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 88 (0.65%) Puppet
3 83 (0.61%) Ansible
4 75 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 59 (0.44%) Terraform
6 33 (0.24%) Kibana
7 20 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 14 (0.10%) MIIS
9 13 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (0.096%) logstash
10 12 (0.089%) Grafana
11 11 (0.081%) BMC PATROL
12 10 (0.074%) Cisco CUCM
12 10 (0.074%) Docker Swarm
13 8 (0.059%) cPanel
13 8 (0.059%) Plesk
13 8 (0.059%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.044%) Mesos
15 5 (0.037%) Nagios
16 4 (0.030%) Salt
Vendors
1 3,242 (23.95%) Microsoft
2 492 (3.64%) Oracle
3 349 (2.58%) Xamarin
4 207 (1.53%) Google
5 193 (1.43%) SAP
6 158 (1.17%) Sitecore
7 119 (0.88%) IBM
8 108 (0.80%) Sage
9 106 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 77 (0.57%) Atlassian
11 54 (0.40%) Apple
12 44 (0.33%) VMware
13 36 (0.27%) Tableau
14 33 (0.24%) UiPath
15 30 (0.22%) Freescale
15 30 (0.22%) Renesas
16 29 (0.21%) HP
16 29 (0.21%) Telerik
17 28 (0.21%) RedGate
18 27 (0.20%) Perforce