Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing C# 14,501 19,742 18,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.67% 19.99% 19.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.09% 35.30% 35.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,243 17,751 17,269
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £61,250 £59,800
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 43,825 55,919 54,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 53.39% 56.63% 55.50%
Number of salaries quoted 35,165 47,073 45,797
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.37%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +1 4,981 £45,000 - 607
North of England -1 3,191 £44,000 +3.53% 612
Midlands 0 1,965 £42,500 +1.19% 473
South West -1 1,806 £45,000 +5.88% 272
North West -1 1,608 £45,000 +5.88% 310
Yorkshire -1 1,312 £43,000 +1.18% 251
East of England -3 1,188 £48,000 +6.67% 236
West Midlands -2 1,096 £42,500 - 254
Scotland -1 881 £44,314 +4.27% 92
East Midlands -1 864 £40,000 - 218
North East -1 272 £40,000 -5.88% 52
Wales -2 251 £40,000 - 44
Northern Ireland +4 242 £41,500 +12.93% 33
Isle of Man +4 11 £55,000 +36.65% 1
Channel Islands - 4 £63,750 - 2
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10,843 (74.77%) .NET
2 6,867 (47.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6,744 (46.51%) JavaScript
4 5,855 (40.38%) SQL
5 5,774 (39.82%) ASP.NET
6 5,444 (37.54%) MVC
7 5,299 (36.54%) SQL Server
8 4,657 (32.12%) HTML
9 4,142 (28.56%) CSS
10 3,835 (26.45%) Microsoft
11 3,509 (24.20%) Software Engineering
12 3,357 (23.15%) Microsoft Azure
13 3,165 (21.83%) AngularJS
14 2,943 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
15 2,628 (18.12%) Java
16 2,412 (16.63%) TDD
16 2,412 (16.63%) .NET Framework
17 2,279 (15.72%) Degree
18 2,222 (15.32%) Scrum
19 2,169 (14.96%) jQuery
20 2,053 (14.16%) C++
21 1,977 (13.63%) Test Automation
22 1,967 (13.56%) Git (software)
23 1,896 (13.07%) ASP.NET Web API
24 1,729 (11.92%) Visual Studio
25 1,727 (11.91%) Finance
26 1,711 (11.80%) Web Services
27 1,617 (11.15%) OO
28 1,533 (10.57%) .NET Core
29 1,502 (10.36%) Problem-Solving

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
1 458 (3.16%) IIS
2 369 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 288 (1.99%) CMS
4 258 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
5 254 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 177 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 151 (1.04%) Confluence
8 102 (0.70%) Apache
9 79 (0.54%) NServiceBus
9 79 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 54 (0.37%) EPiServer
10 54 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
11 52 (0.36%) Apache Spark
12 45 (0.31%) JBoss
12 45 (0.31%) Kentico
13 43 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 43 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 34 (0.23%) nginx
15 33 (0.23%) WordPress
16 27 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 115 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 114 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 104 (0.72%) Chatbot
4 21 (0.14%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.12%) Fireworks
6 17 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 16 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 7 (0.048%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
8 7 (0.048%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.048%) Sketch
8 7 (0.048%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.034%) HipChat
9 5 (0.034%) InVision
9 5 (0.034%) PrintSoft PReS
10 4 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.028%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.028%) GIMP
10 4 (0.028%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 254 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 38 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (0.21%) Summit
5 18 (0.12%) Magento
6 14 (0.097%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
8 9 (0.062%) nopCommerce
9 7 (0.048%) Sage CRM
9 7 (0.048%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.048%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.048%) SAP FI/CO
9 7 (0.048%) SAP IS-U
10 6 (0.041%) Distributed Ledger
10 6 (0.041%) SAP Business One
11 5 (0.034%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.034%) SAP SD
12 4 (0.028%) SAP MII
12 4 (0.028%) SAP VC
13 3 (0.021%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3,357 (23.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,451 (10.01%) Amazon AWS
3 552 (3.81%) SaaS
4 221 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 208 (1.43%) Serverless
6 175 (1.21%) Power Platform
7 160 (1.10%) Office 365
8 152 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 150 (1.03%) PaaS
10 141 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
11 140 (0.97%) GitHub
12 108 (0.74%) npm
13 76 (0.52%) Azure Functions
14 71 (0.49%) IaaS
15 67 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
16 58 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
17 48 (0.33%) NuGet
18 39 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
18 39 (0.27%) PowerApps
19 35 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 244 (1.68%) Internet
2 133 (0.92%) TCP/IP
3 121 (0.83%) Broadband
4 105 (0.72%) HTTP
5 68 (0.47%) RS-485
6 65 (0.45%) Modbus
7 55 (0.38%) Firewall
8 51 (0.35%) DNS
9 40 (0.28%) Intranet
10 29 (0.20%) Bluetooth
11 26 (0.18%) Ethernet
11 26 (0.18%) VoIP
12 23 (0.16%) RIP
13 22 (0.15%) SMTP
13 22 (0.15%) VPN
14 21 (0.14%) FTP
14 21 (0.14%) HTTPS
15 20 (0.14%) Network Security
16 17 (0.12%) CTI
17 16 (0.11%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,299 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 631 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 597 (4.12%) NoSQL
4 553 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 551 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 520 (3.59%) MySQL
7 393 (2.71%) MongoDB
8 373 (2.57%) Big Data
9 304 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
10 247 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 243 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
12 183 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
13 176 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 167 (1.15%) RDBMS
15 164 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
16 157 (1.08%) Redis
17 144 (0.99%) Power BI
18 135 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 118 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 111 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1,967 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 1,729 (11.92%) Visual Studio
3 1,127 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 932 (6.43%) Selenium
5 683 (4.71%) JIRA
6 511 (3.52%) Jenkins
7 475 (3.28%) TeamCity
8 403 (2.78%) NUnit
9 383 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
10 349 (2.41%) Subversion
11 338 (2.33%) SpecFlow
12 306 (2.11%) WebDriver
13 279 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
14 270 (1.86%) Cucumber
15 232 (1.60%) SoapUI
16 153 (1.06%) gulp
17 144 (0.99%) Bitbucket
18 143 (0.99%) MSTest
19 141 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 137 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 1,727 (11.91%) Finance
2 509 (3.51%) Marketing
3 498 (3.43%) Retail
4 427 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 302 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 295 (2.03%) Games
7 209 (1.44%) Electronics
8 124 (0.86%) Banking
9 112 (0.77%) Legal
10 103 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 100 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 82 (0.57%) Automotive
13 80 (0.55%) Advertising
14 64 (0.44%) Military
15 55 (0.38%) Law
16 41 (0.28%) Back Office
17 39 (0.27%) Publishing
18 32 (0.22%) Financial Institution
19 29 (0.20%) Billing
20 21 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9,839 (67.85%) Developer
2 4,621 (31.87%) .NET Developer
3 4,057 (27.98%) C# Developer
4 2,933 (20.23%) Software Developer
5 2,433 (16.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,839 (12.68%) Software Engineer
7 1,691 (11.66%) Senior Developer
8 1,129 (7.79%) C# Software Developer
9 993 (6.85%) .NET Software Developer
10 937 (6.46%) ASP.NET Developer
11 847 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 826 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
13 753 (5.19%) Junior
14 709 (4.89%) Full Stack Developer
15 683 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 639 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
17 631 (4.35%) Junior Developer
18 629 (4.34%) SQL Developer
19 546 (3.77%) Graduate
20 541 (3.73%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,843 (74.77%) .NET
2 5,774 (39.82%) ASP.NET
3 4,657 (32.12%) HTML
4 4,142 (28.56%) CSS
5 3,165 (21.83%) AngularJS
6 2,943 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2,412 (16.63%) .NET Framework
8 2,169 (14.96%) jQuery
9 1,896 (13.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,711 (11.80%) Web Services
11 1,533 (10.57%) .NET Core
12 1,331 (9.18%) HTML5
13 1,274 (8.79%) React
14 1,251 (8.63%) WCF
15 1,193 (8.23%) Entity Framework
16 1,172 (8.08%) XML
17 1,013 (6.99%) RESTful
18 937 (6.46%) REST
19 874 (6.03%) WPF
20 821 (5.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,098 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
2 880 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 549 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
4 485 (3.34%) User Experience
5 449 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 426 (2.94%) Fintech
7 398 (2.74%) Algorithms
8 358 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
9 256 (1.77%) Robotics
10 103 (0.71%) Internet of Things
11 100 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
12 97 (0.67%) Management Information System
13 89 (0.61%) Driving Licence
14 85 (0.59%) Client/Server
15 72 (0.50%) N-Tier
16 68 (0.47%) Public Cloud
17 65 (0.45%) Data Centre
17 65 (0.45%) Virtual Team
18 64 (0.44%) Life Science
19 63 (0.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,468 (10.12%) Windows
2 854 (5.89%) Linux
3 539 (3.72%) Android
4 421 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 218 (1.50%) Windows Server
6 136 (0.94%) Unix
7 59 (0.41%) FreeRTOS
8 52 (0.36%) Windows 10
9 48 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 48 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 39 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (0.21%) Windows 8
12 29 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 16 (0.11%) Windows Phone
15 15 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
16 14 (0.097%) Solaris
17 12 (0.083%) Ubuntu
18 11 (0.076%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,867 (47.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5,444 (37.54%) MVC
3 3,509 (24.20%) Software Engineering
4 2,412 (16.63%) TDD
5 2,222 (15.32%) Scrum
6 1,977 (13.63%) Test Automation
7 1,617 (11.15%) OO
8 1,502 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
9 1,448 (9.99%) DevOps
10 1,437 (9.91%) SDLC
11 1,411 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
12 1,380 (9.52%) Web Development
13 1,298 (8.95%) Unit Testing
14 1,116 (7.70%) Computer Science
15 1,083 (7.47%) Mentoring
16 1,015 (7.00%) BDD
17 961 (6.63%) Microservices
18 764 (5.27%) OOP
19 761 (5.25%) SOLID
20 689 (4.75%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 6,744 (46.51%) JavaScript
2 5,855 (40.38%) SQL
3 2,628 (18.12%) Java
4 2,053 (14.16%) C++
5 1,434 (9.89%) Python
6 1,213 (8.36%) T-SQL
7 777 (5.36%) TypeScript
8 776 (5.35%) C
9 762 (5.25%) VB.NET
10 479 (3.30%) PHP
11 455 (3.14%) Ruby
12 450 (3.10%) PowerShell
13 397 (2.74%) VB
14 203 (1.40%) PL/SQL
15 186 (1.28%) R
16 159 (1.10%) MATLAB
17 154 (1.06%) Objective-C
18 152 (1.05%) Go
19 145 (1.00%) ES6
20 142 (0.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2,279 (15.72%) Degree
2 564 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 525 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 384 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 240 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 233 (1.61%) ISTQB
7 172 (1.19%) PhD
8 157 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
9 143 (0.99%) DV Cleared
10 123 (0.85%) ISEB
11 76 (0.52%) HND
12 62 (0.43%) Master's Degree
13 47 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 40 (0.28%) PMI Certification
15 30 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 26 (0.18%) DBS Check
17 23 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (0.15%) MCSD
19 19 (0.13%) MCP
20 16 (0.11%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 946 (6.52%) QA
2 66 (0.46%) GDPR
3 39 (0.27%) Data Quality
3 39 (0.27%) SLA
4 31 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 26 (0.18%) DICOM
7 22 (0.15%) PMO
8 20 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 16 (0.11%) HL7
10 11 (0.076%) ISO 13485
11 10 (0.069%) GAMP
12 9 (0.062%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 9 (0.062%) MISRA
13 7 (0.048%) IEC 62304
13 7 (0.048%) ISAE 3402
13 7 (0.048%) ISO 22301
13 7 (0.048%) ISO 31000
13 7 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 7 (0.048%) WAI
System Software
1 760 (5.24%) Docker
2 120 (0.83%) Firmware
3 119 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 61 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.11%) vSphere
7 15 (0.10%) LXC
8 13 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.076%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 7 (0.048%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.021%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.014%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.007%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.007%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.007%) Postfix
13 1 (0.007%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.007%) Xen
Systems Management
1 335 (2.31%) Kubernetes
2 169 (1.17%) Ansible
3 117 (0.81%) Puppet
4 115 (0.79%) Terraform
5 106 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 72 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
7 32 (0.22%) Kibana
8 29 (0.20%) Salt
9 26 (0.18%) logstash
10 21 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
11 19 (0.13%) Grafana
11 19 (0.13%) Rancher
12 17 (0.12%) SCOM
13 15 (0.10%) HP ALM
14 12 (0.083%) Tivoli
15 10 (0.069%) Control-M
16 9 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 8 (0.055%) Business Desktop Deployment
17 8 (0.055%) Nessus
18 7 (0.048%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3,835 (26.45%) Microsoft
2 637 (4.39%) Oracle
3 461 (3.18%) Xamarin
4 342 (2.36%) Google
5 196 (1.35%) SAP
6 148 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 124 (0.86%) IBM
8 76 (0.52%) VMware
9 75 (0.52%) Atlassian
10 71 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
11 65 (0.45%) Pega
12 60 (0.41%) Tableau
13 52 (0.36%) HP
14 51 (0.35%) Cisco
15 45 (0.31%) DevExpress
16 42 (0.29%) Facebook
17 40 (0.28%) Sage
18 35 (0.24%) Apple
19 34 (0.23%) Blue Prism
20 33 (0.23%) CA