Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 5,012 13,861 18,186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.92% 16.98% 19.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.06% 32.36% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,932 12,583 17,281
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,200 £62,500
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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,138 42,830 52,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 57.69% 52.48% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13,476 34,474 43,892
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,371 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,225
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 18 September 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 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
South East 0 1,737 £50,000 +8.70% 327
North of England +1 1,314 £50,000 +11.11% 453
North West 0 765 £50,000 +11.11% 293
Midlands -3 651 £47,500 +10.47% 226
South West -11 475 £47,500 +5.56% 172
Yorkshire -3 408 £47,500 +7.95% 126
West Midlands -3 376 £47,500 +5.56% 127
East of England -1 340 £52,500 +5.00% 141
Scotland +2 307 £47,500 +11.76% 77
East Midlands 0 277 £47,500 +11.76% 98
North East +4 141 £43,000 -1.15% 34
Wales 0 107 £47,500 +18.75% 38
Northern Ireland +3 89 £42,500 +13.33% 25
Isle of Man -4 1 £33,000 -26.67%
Channel Islands -5 1 £65,000 +30.00%
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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for C#.

1 3,873 (77.27%) .NET
2 2,213 (44.15%) JavaScript
3 2,210 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1,889 (37.69%) SQL
5 1,796 (35.83%) Azure
6 1,735 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 1,578 (31.48%) ASP.NET
8 1,486 (29.65%) MVC
9 1,392 (27.77%) HTML
10 1,260 (25.14%) CSS
11 1,235 (24.64%) .NET Core
12 1,214 (24.22%) Microsoft
13 1,148 (22.91%) AngularJS
14 1,142 (22.79%) Software Engineering
15 1,030 (20.55%) .NET Framework
16 958 (19.11%) DevOps
17 790 (15.76%) TDD
18 782 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 751 (14.98%) React
20 739 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
21 733 (14.62%) Scrum
22 728 (14.53%) Git (software)
23 697 (13.91%) Test Automation
24 678 (13.53%) Microservices
25 675 (13.47%) Degree
26 660 (13.17%) Java
27 594 (11.85%) Finance
28 583 (11.63%) jQuery
29 546 (10.89%) AWS
30 542 (10.81%) Python

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
1 148 (2.95%) IIS
2 124 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 90 (1.80%) CMS
4 85 (1.70%) NServiceBus
5 78 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (1.16%) Confluence
6 58 (1.16%) Umbraco
7 23 (0.46%) Apache
7 23 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (0.36%) nginx
9 17 (0.34%) Kentico
9 17 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (0.26%) WordPress
11 12 (0.24%) Apache Spark
12 11 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.22%) JBoss
13 8 (0.16%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.16%) Mule
14 7 (0.14%) DNN
14 7 (0.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 38 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.34%) Chatbot
4 10 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.12%) 3ds Max
6 6 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.080%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.080%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.060%) Sketch
9 2 (0.040%) Blender
9 2 (0.040%) FileZilla
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.020%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.020%) Mingle
10 1 (0.020%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.020%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 114 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 9 (0.18%) Magento
4 7 (0.14%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.100%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.080%) SDL Web 8
8 3 (0.060%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.060%) Maximo
8 3 (0.060%) SAP MII
9 2 (0.040%) Exchequer
9 2 (0.040%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.040%) JDE OneWorld
9 2 (0.040%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.040%) SAP MM
9 2 (0.040%) SAP PP
9 2 (0.040%) SAP PP-PI
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1,796 (35.83%) Azure
2 546 (10.89%) AWS
3 206 (4.11%) SaaS
4 128 (2.55%) Power Platform
5 116 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
6 95 (1.90%) GCP
7 83 (1.66%) PaaS
8 81 (1.62%) GitHub
9 78 (1.56%) Serverless
10 61 (1.22%) IaaS
10 61 (1.22%) Office 365
11 58 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
12 32 (0.64%) npm
13 30 (0.60%) PowerApps
14 26 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
15 24 (0.48%) Azure Functions
16 23 (0.46%) Logic Apps
17 20 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
17 20 (0.40%) NuGet
18 18 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 141 (2.81%) Skype
2 110 (2.19%) HTTP
3 46 (0.92%) Internet
4 28 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 20 (0.40%) DNS
6 17 (0.34%) Firewall
7 15 (0.30%) Intranet
8 14 (0.28%) RS-232
9 13 (0.26%) RS-485
10 12 (0.24%) SSL
11 9 (0.18%) Network Security
11 9 (0.18%) VPN
12 7 (0.14%) AMQP
12 7 (0.14%) LAN
12 7 (0.14%) RTP
12 7 (0.14%) Structured Cabling
13 6 (0.12%) Bluetooth
13 6 (0.12%) H.323
13 6 (0.12%) SMTP
13 6 (0.12%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,735 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 323 (6.44%) NoSQL
3 199 (3.97%) MongoDB
4 182 (3.63%) Relational Database
5 161 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 159 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 149 (2.97%) MySQL
8 116 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
9 93 (1.86%) Big Data
10 91 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
11 90 (1.80%) Power BI
12 78 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
13 52 (1.04%) Redis
14 44 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
15 41 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
16 35 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
18 31 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 26 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
20 24 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 728 (14.53%) Git (software)
2 404 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 380 (7.58%) Selenium
4 302 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 265 (5.29%) JIRA
6 178 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 166 (3.31%) SpecFlow
8 144 (2.87%) TeamCity
9 136 (2.71%) NUnit
10 119 (2.37%) WebDriver
11 105 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
12 98 (1.96%) Subversion
13 93 (1.86%) Cucumber
14 83 (1.66%) SoapUI
15 68 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
16 48 (0.96%) Moq
17 41 (0.82%) JUnit
18 40 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 37 (0.74%) JMeter
20 35 (0.70%) Postman
General
1 594 (11.85%) Finance
2 158 (3.15%) Games
3 146 (2.91%) Retail
4 103 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 90 (1.80%) Public Sector
6 75 (1.50%) Marketing
7 69 (1.38%) Electronics
7 69 (1.38%) Law
8 63 (1.26%) Banking
9 48 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 38 (0.76%) Back Office
11 37 (0.74%) Automotive
12 32 (0.64%) Aerospace
12 32 (0.64%) Legal
13 28 (0.56%) Local Government
14 27 (0.54%) Advertising
15 13 (0.26%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.22%) Police
17 10 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3,196 (63.77%) Developer
2 1,370 (27.33%) .NET Developer
3 1,066 (21.27%) C# Developer
4 970 (19.35%) Software Developer
5 656 (13.09%) Software Engineer
6 635 (12.67%) Senior Developer
7 596 (11.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 318 (6.34%) C# Software Developer
9 308 (6.15%) .NET Software Developer
10 304 (6.07%) Senior .NET Developer
11 297 (5.93%) Full Stack Developer
12 222 (4.43%) C# Software Engineer
13 202 (4.03%) Lead Developer
14 181 (3.61%) Architect
15 180 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
16 176 (3.51%) Web Developer
17 172 (3.43%) Junior
18 169 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
19 162 (3.23%) Analyst
20 161 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,873 (77.27%) .NET
2 1,578 (31.48%) ASP.NET
3 1,392 (27.77%) HTML
4 1,260 (25.14%) CSS
5 1,235 (24.64%) .NET Core
6 1,148 (22.91%) AngularJS
7 1,030 (20.55%) .NET Framework
8 782 (15.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 751 (14.98%) React
10 739 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 583 (11.63%) jQuery
12 485 (9.68%) Entity Framework
13 427 (8.52%) Web Services
14 399 (7.96%) HTML5
15 391 (7.80%) REST
16 323 (6.44%) RESTful
17 313 (6.25%) Node.js
18 281 (5.61%) ASP.NET Core
19 268 (5.35%) WCF
20 261 (5.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 340 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 258 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 210 (4.19%) Mobile App
4 155 (3.09%) User Experience
5 133 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 104 (2.08%) Algorithms
7 89 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
8 47 (0.94%) Cloud Native
9 43 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 37 (0.74%) Public Cloud
11 36 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 35 (0.70%) Virtual Team
13 30 (0.60%) Management Information System
14 27 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
15 24 (0.48%) Robotics
16 17 (0.34%) LIMS
16 17 (0.34%) Mainframe
17 16 (0.32%) 3D Graphics
17 16 (0.32%) SCADA
17 16 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 458 (9.14%) Windows
2 196 (3.91%) Linux
3 167 (3.33%) Android
4 105 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 66 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 23 (0.46%) Unix
7 18 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 15 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.18%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.16%) CentOS
12 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.12%) Debian
14 5 (0.100%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.100%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.060%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.060%) VMS
16 2 (0.040%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.040%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,210 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,486 (29.65%) MVC
3 1,142 (22.79%) Software Engineering
4 958 (19.11%) DevOps
5 790 (15.76%) TDD
6 733 (14.62%) Scrum
7 697 (13.91%) Test Automation
8 678 (13.53%) Microservices
9 508 (10.14%) OO
10 502 (10.02%) Web Development
11 462 (9.22%) Mentoring
12 427 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
13 407 (8.12%) Unit Testing
14 376 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
15 349 (6.96%) SDLC
16 344 (6.86%) BDD
17 343 (6.84%) Computer Science
18 311 (6.21%) SOLID
19 278 (5.55%) OOP
20 225 (4.49%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,213 (44.15%) JavaScript
2 1,889 (37.69%) SQL
3 660 (13.17%) Java
4 542 (10.81%) Python
5 491 (9.80%) C++
6 436 (8.70%) TypeScript
7 400 (7.98%) T-SQL
8 180 (3.59%) VB.NET
9 157 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 148 (2.95%) C
11 103 (2.06%) PHP
11 103 (2.06%) VB
12 55 (1.10%) Scala
13 52 (1.04%) Ruby
14 51 (1.02%) Go
15 50 (1.00%) PL/SQL
16 48 (0.96%) R
17 41 (0.82%) Bash Shell
18 33 (0.66%) MATLAB
18 33 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 675 (13.47%) Degree
2 191 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 161 (3.21%) Security Cleared
4 89 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 72 (1.44%) SC Cleared
6 66 (1.32%) ISEB
7 45 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 26 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
9 26 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
10 16 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (0.32%) PhD
11 14 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
12 11 (0.22%) MCITP
13 7 (0.14%) MCPD
14 4 (0.080%) MCSD
15 3 (0.060%) HND
16 2 (0.040%) DBS Check
16 2 (0.040%) PMI Certification
17 1 (0.020%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (6.21%) QA
2 23 (0.46%) SLA
3 22 (0.44%) GDPR
4 12 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.080%) JTAG
6 4 (0.080%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.060%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.040%) GAMP
8 2 (0.040%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.040%) NIST
8 2 (0.040%) PMO
9 1 (0.020%) COBIT
9 1 (0.020%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.020%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.020%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.020%) MISRA
9 1 (0.020%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 448 (8.94%) Docker
2 29 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.22%) Firmware
3 11 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.100%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.100%) vSphere
6 3 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.040%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.020%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.020%) LXC
Systems Management
1 271 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 67 (1.34%) Ansible
3 64 (1.28%) Terraform
4 50 (1.00%) Puppet
5 27 (0.54%) Grafana
5 27 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.24%) MIIS
7 9 (0.18%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.16%) Kibana
8 8 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.100%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.080%) SCCM
12 3 (0.060%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.060%) logstash
13 2 (0.040%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.040%) Graylog
13 2 (0.040%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.040%) Tivoli
14 1 (0.020%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 1,214 (24.22%) Microsoft
2 180 (3.59%) Oracle
3 147 (2.93%) Xamarin
4 67 (1.34%) Google
5 64 (1.28%) SAP
6 41 (0.82%) IBM
7 30 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
8 29 (0.58%) VMware
9 26 (0.52%) Splunk
10 24 (0.48%) Sitecore
10 24 (0.48%) Tableau
11 19 (0.38%) Apple
12 18 (0.36%) Atlassian
12 18 (0.36%) Telerik
13 15 (0.30%) Sage
14 13 (0.26%) CheckPoint
14 13 (0.26%) UiPath
15 12 (0.24%) Blue Prism
16 11 (0.22%) webMethods
17 10 (0.20%) DevExpress