Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 6 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 7,197 14,329 19,604
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.45% 17.14% 19.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.88% 32.38% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,686 13,112 18,869
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 22,573 44,251 56,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.74% 52.94% 56.13%
Number of salaries quoted 18,558 35,628 47,167
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 2,531 £50,000 +11.11% 279
North of England +1 1,799 £47,500 +7.95% 355
North West +1 1,000 £50,000 +11.11% 224
Midlands -3 918 £45,000 +4.65% 225
South West -3 741 £47,500 +5.56% 113
Yorkshire +1 655 £45,000 +5.88% 95
West Midlands -2 538 £45,000 - 119
East of England 0 507 £50,000 - 116
Scotland +1 432 £45,000 +5.88% 76
East Midlands +1 378 £42,500 - 106
Wales +1 163 £45,000 +13.92% 29
North East +1 144 £40,000 -9.09% 36
Northern Ireland +1 107 £42,500 +6.25% 20
Channel Islands -3 8 £65,000 +1.96%
Isle of Man +1 6 £47,500 -5.00%
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 5,480 (76.14%) .NET
2 3,274 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
3 3,231 (44.89%) JavaScript
4 2,755 (38.28%) SQL
5 2,430 (33.76%) Azure
6 2,344 (32.57%) ASP.NET
7 2,315 (32.17%) SQL Server
8 2,223 (30.89%) MVC
9 2,021 (28.08%) HTML
10 1,816 (25.23%) CSS
11 1,712 (23.79%) AngularJS
12 1,689 (23.47%) Microsoft
13 1,520 (21.12%) Software Engineering
14 1,507 (20.94%) .NET Core
15 1,403 (19.49%) .NET Framework
16 1,154 (16.03%) DevOps
17 1,096 (15.23%) Java
18 1,085 (15.08%) TDD
19 1,063 (14.77%) Test Automation
20 1,044 (14.51%) ASP.NET MVC
21 1,034 (14.37%) Degree
22 1,017 (14.13%) Scrum
23 968 (13.45%) ASP.NET Web API
24 902 (12.53%) Git (software)
25 894 (12.42%) jQuery
26 886 (12.31%) React
27 829 (11.52%) Finance
28 827 (11.49%) Python
29 824 (11.45%) AWS
30 750 (10.42%) Microservices

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
1 193 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 189 (2.63%) IIS
3 108 (1.50%) CMS
4 100 (1.39%) Confluence
5 91 (1.26%) Umbraco
6 76 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 46 (0.64%) NServiceBus
8 44 (0.61%) Apache
9 35 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 29 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
11 28 (0.39%) Apache Spark
12 27 (0.38%) nginx
13 21 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (0.26%) Mule
15 17 (0.24%) WordPress
16 16 (0.22%) JBoss
17 15 (0.21%) Kentico
18 14 (0.19%) EPiServer
19 12 (0.17%) ArcGIS
20 11 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.26%) Chatbot
4 16 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.13%) S-PLUS
6 8 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.083%) 3ds Max
8 5 (0.069%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.056%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.028%) Blender
10 2 (0.028%) FileZilla
10 2 (0.028%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.028%) Simulink
10 2 (0.028%) Sketch
11 1 (0.014%) CATIA
11 1 (0.014%) Mingle
11 1 (0.014%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 155 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (0.17%) Magento
4 9 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 8 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
6 4 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.056%) Exchequer
6 4 (0.056%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.042%) Maximo
7 3 (0.042%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.028%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.028%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.028%) Raiser's Edge
8 2 (0.028%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.028%) Shopify
9 1 (0.014%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.014%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2,430 (33.76%) Azure
2 824 (11.45%) AWS
3 346 (4.81%) SaaS
4 155 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
5 154 (2.14%) Power Platform
6 152 (2.11%) GCP
7 138 (1.92%) Serverless
8 127 (1.76%) PaaS
9 125 (1.74%) GitHub
10 76 (1.06%) Office 365
11 52 (0.72%) IaaS
12 50 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
13 47 (0.65%) Logic Apps
14 46 (0.64%) Azure Functions
15 42 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
16 30 (0.42%) PowerApps
17 26 (0.36%) OpenShift
18 22 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
18 22 (0.31%) npm
19 21 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 105 (1.46%) Internet
2 102 (1.42%) HTTP
3 88 (1.22%) Skype
4 58 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 35 (0.49%) Firewall
6 29 (0.40%) DNS
6 29 (0.40%) Intranet
7 22 (0.31%) VPN
8 21 (0.29%) MQTT
8 21 (0.29%) SSL
9 17 (0.24%) Bluetooth
10 15 (0.21%) RS-232
10 15 (0.21%) WAN
10 15 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.19%) RS-485
11 14 (0.19%) VoIP
12 13 (0.18%) LAN
13 12 (0.17%) LTE
13 12 (0.17%) Wireless
14 10 (0.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,315 (32.17%) SQL Server
2 273 (3.79%) NoSQL
3 240 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 237 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 232 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 200 (2.78%) MongoDB
7 196 (2.72%) MySQL
8 137 (1.90%) Big Data
9 129 (1.79%) Power BI
10 127 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 116 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
12 110 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
13 70 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
14 65 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
15 64 (0.89%) Redis
16 57 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 56 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
18 53 (0.74%) Hadoop
19 51 (0.71%) Cosmos DB
20 47 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 902 (12.53%) Git (software)
2 642 (8.92%) Visual Studio
3 526 (7.31%) Selenium
4 381 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 353 (4.90%) JIRA
6 331 (4.60%) Jenkins
7 250 (3.47%) SpecFlow
8 214 (2.97%) NUnit
9 182 (2.53%) WebDriver
10 173 (2.40%) Cucumber
11 172 (2.39%) TeamCity
12 144 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
13 137 (1.90%) Subversion
14 118 (1.64%) SoapUI
15 74 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
16 68 (0.94%) JMeter
16 68 (0.94%) JUnit
17 67 (0.93%) gulp
18 64 (0.89%) Postman
19 61 (0.85%) Moq
General
1 829 (11.52%) Finance
2 276 (3.83%) Retail
3 162 (2.25%) Games
4 135 (1.88%) Manufacturing
5 128 (1.78%) Law
6 114 (1.58%) Public Sector
7 85 (1.18%) Banking
7 85 (1.18%) Marketing
8 79 (1.10%) Automotive
9 72 (1.00%) Legal
10 68 (0.94%) Aerospace
11 66 (0.92%) Electronics
12 55 (0.76%) Back Office
13 51 (0.71%) Telecoms
14 43 (0.60%) Local Government
15 33 (0.46%) Military
16 26 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 23 (0.32%) Advertising
18 22 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (0.26%) Police
Job Titles
1 4,799 (66.68%) Developer
2 2,025 (28.14%) .NET Developer
3 1,657 (23.02%) C# Developer
4 1,491 (20.72%) Software Developer
5 907 (12.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 867 (12.05%) Senior Developer
7 814 (11.31%) Software Engineer
8 453 (6.29%) C# Software Developer
9 429 (5.96%) .NET Software Developer
10 404 (5.61%) Senior .NET Developer
11 399 (5.54%) Full Stack Developer
12 322 (4.47%) Junior
13 271 (3.77%) Analyst
14 261 (3.63%) Junior Developer
14 261 (3.63%) Lead Developer
15 246 (3.42%) Web Developer
16 244 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
17 239 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
17 239 (3.32%) Senior Software Developer
18 222 (3.08%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,480 (76.14%) .NET
2 2,344 (32.57%) ASP.NET
3 2,021 (28.08%) HTML
4 1,816 (25.23%) CSS
5 1,712 (23.79%) AngularJS
6 1,507 (20.94%) .NET Core
7 1,403 (19.49%) .NET Framework
8 1,044 (14.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 968 (13.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 894 (12.42%) jQuery
11 886 (12.31%) React
12 686 (9.53%) Web Services
13 651 (9.05%) Entity Framework
14 585 (8.13%) HTML5
15 544 (7.56%) REST
16 458 (6.36%) Node.js
17 457 (6.35%) RESTful
18 406 (5.64%) WCF
19 404 (5.61%) XML
20 327 (4.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 562 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
2 353 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 278 (3.86%) Mobile App
4 237 (3.29%) User Experience
5 198 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 156 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
7 116 (1.61%) Algorithms
8 70 (0.97%) Management Information System
9 64 (0.89%) Cloud Native
10 59 (0.82%) Data Structures
11 55 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 53 (0.74%) Virtual Team
13 40 (0.56%) Public Cloud
14 34 (0.47%) N-Tier
15 33 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
16 32 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
17 26 (0.36%) NHS
17 26 (0.36%) Reinsurance
18 25 (0.35%) Internet of Things
19 23 (0.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 708 (9.84%) Windows
2 365 (5.07%) Linux
3 201 (2.79%) Android
4 157 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 94 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 40 (0.56%) Unix
7 25 (0.35%) CentOS
8 24 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.32%) Windows 10
10 22 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.29%) Mac OS X
12 14 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.17%) Windows XP
14 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
15 9 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.11%) VMS
17 7 (0.097%) Debian
18 6 (0.083%) VxWorks
19 5 (0.069%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,274 (45.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2,223 (30.89%) MVC
3 1,520 (21.12%) Software Engineering
4 1,154 (16.03%) DevOps
5 1,085 (15.08%) TDD
6 1,063 (14.77%) Test Automation
7 1,017 (14.13%) Scrum
8 750 (10.42%) Microservices
9 718 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
10 675 (9.38%) Web Development
11 664 (9.23%) OO
12 587 (8.16%) Unit Testing
13 548 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
14 546 (7.59%) Computer Science
15 536 (7.45%) Mentoring
16 525 (7.29%) SDLC
17 497 (6.91%) BDD
18 387 (5.38%) SOLID
19 384 (5.34%) OOP
20 264 (3.67%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3,231 (44.89%) JavaScript
2 2,755 (38.28%) SQL
3 1,096 (15.23%) Java
4 827 (11.49%) Python
5 735 (10.21%) C++
6 567 (7.88%) T-SQL
7 544 (7.56%) TypeScript
8 354 (4.92%) VB.NET
9 317 (4.40%) C
10 220 (3.06%) PowerShell
11 193 (2.68%) PHP
12 168 (2.33%) VB
13 129 (1.79%) Ruby
14 89 (1.24%) Scala
15 88 (1.22%) Go
16 83 (1.15%) R
17 64 (0.89%) Bash Shell
18 59 (0.82%) PL/SQL
19 54 (0.75%) MATLAB
19 54 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,034 (14.37%) Degree
2 305 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 262 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 139 (1.93%) ISTQB
5 124 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 95 (1.32%) ISEB
7 91 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 84 (1.17%) DV Cleared
9 21 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 20 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
11 18 (0.25%) PhD
12 12 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (0.15%) DBS Check
13 11 (0.15%) HND
13 11 (0.15%) MCITP
14 10 (0.14%) CISSP
15 9 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
16 8 (0.11%) Master's Degree
17 7 (0.097%) CEH
17 7 (0.097%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 484 (6.73%) QA
2 44 (0.61%) GDPR
3 23 (0.32%) SLA
4 19 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.14%) DICOM
7 7 (0.097%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.069%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.056%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.042%) HL7
11 2 (0.028%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.014%) DO-254
12 1 (0.014%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.014%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.014%) ISO 26262
12 1 (0.014%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.014%) MISRA
12 1 (0.014%) MISRA C
12 1 (0.014%) PMO
System Software
1 544 (7.56%) Docker
2 47 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.38%) Firmware
4 24 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.17%) vSphere
7 8 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.069%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.069%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.069%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (0.069%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.056%) ACF2
9 4 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.056%) RACF
9 4 (0.056%) Xen
10 3 (0.042%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.028%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.028%) Postfix
12 1 (0.014%) Samba
Systems Management
1 322 (4.47%) Kubernetes
2 73 (1.01%) Ansible
3 59 (0.82%) Terraform
4 56 (0.78%) Puppet
5 55 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.32%) Grafana
7 10 (0.14%) Kibana
8 8 (0.11%) HP ALM
8 8 (0.11%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.11%) SCCM
9 7 (0.097%) MIIS
9 7 (0.097%) QRadar
10 6 (0.083%) CA Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.069%) BMC PATROL
11 5 (0.069%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.056%) IBM BigFix
12 4 (0.056%) Rancher
12 4 (0.056%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.042%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.042%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,689 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 235 (3.27%) Oracle
3 234 (3.25%) Xamarin
4 129 (1.79%) Google
5 81 (1.13%) IBM
6 76 (1.06%) SAP
7 53 (0.74%) VMware
8 47 (0.65%) Sitecore
9 40 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 32 (0.44%) Splunk
11 31 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
12 26 (0.36%) Telerik
13 25 (0.35%) DevExpress
14 24 (0.33%) Sage
15 22 (0.31%) New Relic
15 22 (0.31%) Tableau
16 18 (0.25%) Blue Prism
16 18 (0.25%) Talend
16 18 (0.25%) UiPath
16 18 (0.25%) webMethods