Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 11,876 15,190 20,772
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.34% 18.09% 20.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.29% 33.73% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10,931 13,768 20,134
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
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 34,629 45,038 59,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 53.49% 53.64% 56.93%
Number of salaries quoted 28,548 36,506 49,909
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £64,000
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 the UK excluding London

Job postings citing C# as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 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
South East +1 4,258 £47,500 +5.56% 492
North of England +1 2,729 £45,000 - 476
Midlands -1 1,618 £45,000 +5.88% 308
North West +2 1,478 £45,000 - 267
South West -1 1,332 £45,000 +5.88% 205
Yorkshire +2 1,072 £45,000 +5.88% 145
West Midlands 0 937 £45,000 +5.88% 168
East of England 0 822 £50,000 +4.17% 178
Scotland +1 688 £45,000 - 80
East Midlands +1 680 £42,500 +6.25% 140
Wales -2 271 £45,000 +12.50% 53
North East -2 179 £42,500 +6.25% 64
Northern Ireland 0 155 £42,500 +2.41% 25
Isle of Man +5 8 £47,500 -13.64%
Channel Islands +5 8 £65,000 -23.53%
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for C#.

1 9,058 (76.27%) .NET
2 5,518 (46.46%) JavaScript
3 5,326 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
4 4,686 (39.46%) SQL
5 4,197 (35.34%) ASP.NET
6 3,967 (33.40%) MVC
7 3,966 (33.40%) SQL Server
8 3,650 (30.73%) Azure
9 3,418 (28.78%) HTML
10 3,159 (26.60%) CSS
11 2,926 (24.64%) AngularJS
12 2,812 (23.68%) Microsoft
13 2,302 (19.38%) Software Engineering
14 2,243 (18.89%) .NET Core
15 2,177 (18.33%) .NET Framework
16 2,004 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1,781 (15.00%) Java
18 1,769 (14.90%) TDD
19 1,758 (14.80%) Scrum
20 1,706 (14.37%) ASP.NET Web API
21 1,593 (13.41%) DevOps
22 1,586 (13.35%) jQuery
23 1,566 (13.19%) Test Automation
24 1,514 (12.75%) Degree
25 1,388 (11.69%) Finance
26 1,373 (11.56%) Git (software)
27 1,307 (11.01%) React
28 1,297 (10.92%) AWS
29 1,289 (10.85%) Web Services
30 1,192 (10.04%) 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
1 320 (2.69%) IIS
2 312 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 212 (1.79%) CMS
4 181 (1.52%) Confluence
5 146 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 124 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
7 69 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 62 (0.52%) Apache
9 56 (0.47%) EPiServer
10 51 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
11 40 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 39 (0.33%) nginx
13 36 (0.30%) NServiceBus
14 35 (0.29%) Apache Spark
15 30 (0.25%) WordPress
16 24 (0.20%) WebSphere
17 22 (0.19%) JBoss
18 21 (0.18%) Kentico
19 16 (0.13%) Sitefinity
19 16 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 92 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 17 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.13%) InfoPath
7 13 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.059%) S-PLUS
11 6 (0.051%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
13 4 (0.034%) Adobe XD
14 3 (0.025%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.025%) Simulink
15 2 (0.017%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.017%) CINEMA 4D
15 2 (0.017%) LightWave 3D
15 2 (0.017%) Maya
15 2 (0.017%) MODO
Business Applications
1 243 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 14 (0.12%) WebTrends
5 10 (0.084%) Magento
6 9 (0.076%) Elite 3E
6 9 (0.076%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 9 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
7 8 (0.067%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.067%) SDL Web 8
8 6 (0.051%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.042%) Sage 200
9 5 (0.042%) Sage 50
10 4 (0.034%) Exchequer
10 4 (0.034%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.034%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.034%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.025%) MIS ActiveH
11 3 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,650 (30.73%) Azure
2 1,297 (10.92%) AWS
3 522 (4.40%) SaaS
4 218 (1.84%) Serverless
5 210 (1.77%) GitHub
6 209 (1.76%) PaaS
7 201 (1.69%) GCP
8 195 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
9 174 (1.47%) Power Platform
10 95 (0.80%) Office 365
11 75 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
12 73 (0.61%) Azure Functions
13 69 (0.58%) IaaS
14 60 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
15 41 (0.35%) npm
16 37 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
17 30 (0.25%) PowerApps
18 28 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
19 26 (0.22%) Slack
20 25 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 188 (1.58%) Internet
2 125 (1.05%) HTTP
3 75 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 50 (0.42%) Intranet
5 49 (0.41%) Firewall
6 38 (0.32%) DNS
7 26 (0.22%) Skype
7 26 (0.22%) VPN
8 25 (0.21%) MQTT
9 23 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
9 23 (0.19%) Wireless
10 22 (0.19%) SSL
10 22 (0.19%) WAN
11 18 (0.15%) Wireshark
12 17 (0.14%) Bluetooth
12 17 (0.14%) LTE
12 17 (0.14%) VoIP
13 15 (0.13%) SNMP
14 14 (0.12%) LAN
14 14 (0.12%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,966 (33.40%) SQL Server
2 444 (3.74%) NoSQL
3 437 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 374 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 361 (3.04%) MySQL
6 352 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 280 (2.36%) MongoDB
8 219 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
9 195 (1.64%) Big Data
10 192 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
11 184 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 177 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
13 150 (1.26%) Power BI
14 111 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
15 104 (0.88%) RDBMS
16 96 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 87 (0.73%) Redis
18 84 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
19 76 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 75 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,373 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 1,058 (8.91%) Visual Studio
3 803 (6.76%) Selenium
4 666 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 512 (4.31%) JIRA
6 467 (3.93%) Jenkins
7 337 (2.84%) SpecFlow
8 283 (2.38%) WebDriver
9 280 (2.36%) NUnit
10 263 (2.21%) Cucumber
11 254 (2.14%) TeamCity
12 252 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
13 209 (1.76%) Subversion
14 172 (1.45%) SoapUI
15 169 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
16 126 (1.06%) Bitbucket
17 111 (0.93%) JMeter
18 110 (0.93%) gulp
18 110 (0.93%) Postman
19 99 (0.83%) MSTest
General
1 1,388 (11.69%) Finance
2 468 (3.94%) Retail
3 234 (1.97%) Games
4 230 (1.94%) Public Sector
5 217 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 191 (1.61%) Marketing
7 169 (1.42%) Law
8 164 (1.38%) Legal
9 138 (1.16%) Automotive
10 128 (1.08%) Aerospace
11 122 (1.03%) Electronics
12 120 (1.01%) Telecoms
13 113 (0.95%) Banking
14 75 (0.63%) Military
15 60 (0.51%) Back Office
16 52 (0.44%) Advertising
17 47 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
18 34 (0.29%) Local Government
19 28 (0.24%) Financial Institution
20 26 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8,327 (70.12%) Developer
2 3,556 (29.94%) .NET Developer
3 2,982 (25.11%) C# Developer
4 2,445 (20.59%) Software Developer
5 1,569 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,518 (12.78%) Senior Developer
7 1,270 (10.69%) Software Engineer
8 757 (6.37%) C# Software Developer
9 737 (6.21%) Full Stack Developer
10 692 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
11 690 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
12 608 (5.12%) Junior
13 500 (4.21%) Junior Developer
14 456 (3.84%) Web Developer
15 445 (3.75%) ASP.NET Developer
16 439 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
17 437 (3.68%) Senior Software Developer
18 436 (3.67%) Analyst
19 394 (3.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 384 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,058 (76.27%) .NET
2 4,197 (35.34%) ASP.NET
3 3,418 (28.78%) HTML
4 3,159 (26.60%) CSS
5 2,926 (24.64%) AngularJS
6 2,243 (18.89%) .NET Core
7 2,177 (18.33%) .NET Framework
8 2,004 (16.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1,706 (14.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,586 (13.35%) jQuery
11 1,307 (11.01%) React
12 1,289 (10.85%) Web Services
13 1,110 (9.35%) Entity Framework
14 974 (8.20%) REST
15 962 (8.10%) HTML5
16 838 (7.06%) RESTful
17 796 (6.70%) Node.js
18 778 (6.55%) WCF
19 715 (6.02%) XML
20 581 (4.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,022 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
2 583 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 435 (3.66%) User Experience
4 424 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 333 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 327 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 174 (1.47%) Algorithms
8 111 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 96 (0.81%) Virtual Team
10 94 (0.79%) Cloud Native
10 94 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 63 (0.53%) Robotics
12 53 (0.45%) Client/Server
13 51 (0.43%) NHS
13 51 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
14 46 (0.39%) Public Cloud
15 40 (0.34%) N-Tier
16 39 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
17 37 (0.31%) EPoS
18 34 (0.29%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1,167 (9.83%) Windows
2 574 (4.83%) Linux
3 312 (2.63%) Android
4 246 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 131 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 89 (0.75%) Unix
7 44 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 42 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (0.33%) CentOS
10 28 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 21 (0.18%) VMS
12 20 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
13 18 (0.15%) Windows 7
14 16 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 15 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
15 15 (0.13%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.11%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (0.076%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,326 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
2 3,967 (33.40%) MVC
3 2,302 (19.38%) Software Engineering
4 1,769 (14.90%) TDD
5 1,758 (14.80%) Scrum
6 1,593 (13.41%) DevOps
7 1,566 (13.19%) Test Automation
8 1,192 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
9 1,103 (9.29%) Microservices
10 1,097 (9.24%) Web Development
11 997 (8.40%) OO
12 975 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
12 975 (8.21%) Unit Testing
13 898 (7.56%) Computer Science
14 892 (7.51%) SDLC
15 825 (6.95%) Mentoring
16 810 (6.82%) BDD
17 604 (5.09%) OOP
18 568 (4.78%) SOLID
19 401 (3.38%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5,518 (46.46%) JavaScript
2 4,686 (39.46%) SQL
3 1,781 (15.00%) Java
4 1,175 (9.89%) C++
5 1,138 (9.58%) Python
6 955 (8.04%) T-SQL
7 806 (6.79%) TypeScript
8 690 (5.81%) VB.NET
9 581 (4.89%) C
10 367 (3.09%) PowerShell
11 343 (2.89%) PHP
12 288 (2.43%) VB
13 277 (2.33%) Ruby
14 119 (1.00%) Go
15 109 (0.92%) Scala
16 108 (0.91%) Bash Shell
17 105 (0.88%) R
18 100 (0.84%) PL/SQL
19 90 (0.76%) VBScript
20 88 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,514 (12.75%) Degree
2 502 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 369 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 208 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 174 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 154 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 138 (1.16%) ISEB
8 124 (1.04%) DV Cleared
9 50 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 43 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
11 31 (0.26%) HND
12 29 (0.24%) PhD
13 24 (0.20%) DBS Check
14 20 (0.17%) MCSD
15 19 (0.16%) Master's Degree
16 18 (0.15%) Postgraduate
17 17 (0.14%) PMI Certification
18 14 (0.12%) PMP
19 12 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
20 11 (0.093%) CIW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 701 (5.90%) QA
2 93 (0.78%) GDPR
3 46 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 30 (0.25%) DICOM
5 20 (0.17%) SLA
6 15 (0.13%) IEC 61508
7 10 (0.084%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.067%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.067%) WCAG
9 6 (0.051%) COBIT
10 4 (0.034%) HL7
11 2 (0.017%) GxP
11 2 (0.017%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.017%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.017%) NIST
11 2 (0.017%) PMO
12 1 (0.008%) DO-254
12 1 (0.008%) JTAG
12 1 (0.008%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 764 (6.43%) Docker
2 67 (0.56%) Firmware
3 56 (0.47%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.11%) ACF2
6 13 (0.11%) RACF
7 11 (0.093%) vSphere
8 10 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.076%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.042%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.042%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.034%) IAG
11 4 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.034%) Xen
12 3 (0.025%) LXC
12 3 (0.025%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.017%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.017%) Kamailio
13 2 (0.017%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 432 (3.64%) Kubernetes
2 88 (0.74%) Ansible
3 76 (0.64%) Puppet
4 72 (0.61%) Terraform
5 64 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.19%) Kibana
7 17 (0.14%) MIIS
8 14 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
9 11 (0.093%) Grafana
10 10 (0.084%) cPanel
10 10 (0.084%) Plesk
11 8 (0.067%) HP ALM
11 8 (0.067%) SCCM
12 7 (0.059%) Nessus
12 7 (0.059%) Nmap
12 7 (0.059%) QRadar
13 6 (0.051%) Mesos
13 6 (0.051%) Nagios
13 6 (0.051%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.051%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,812 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 430 (3.62%) Oracle
3 378 (3.18%) Xamarin
4 165 (1.39%) Google
5 143 (1.20%) SAP
6 124 (1.04%) Sitecore
7 114 (0.96%) IBM
8 68 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 62 (0.52%) Sage
10 61 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
11 48 (0.40%) VMware
12 34 (0.29%) Apple
12 34 (0.29%) HP
13 31 (0.26%) UiPath
14 29 (0.24%) DevExpress
15 26 (0.22%) Facebook
15 26 (0.22%) Tableau
15 26 (0.22%) Telerik
16 24 (0.20%) Splunk
16 24 (0.20%) Talend