Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 5,460 13,724 16,829
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.86% 17.83% 18.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.67% 33.81% 34.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,642 12,658 15,749
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

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 17,805 40,596 48,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 58.25% 52.73% 54.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15,200 33,274 40,611
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,305 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -2 1,801 £52,500 +10.53% 342
North of England -1 1,456 £50,000 +11.11% 459
North West -1 810 £50,000 +11.11% 294
Midlands -3 723 £47,500 +9.20% 263
South West -9 576 £45,000 - 175
Yorkshire -3 496 £50,000 +11.11% 126
West Midlands -4 408 £47,000 +4.44% 128
Scotland +1 407 £47,500 +5.56% 86
East of England -1 320 £52,500 +5.00% 162
East Midlands -3 315 £47,500 +11.76% 134
North East +7 150 £47,500 +5.56% 39
Wales +2 111 £47,500 +11.76% 40
Northern Ireland +1 66 £45,000 - 22
Channel Islands -1 2 £52,500 -12.50%
Isle of Man -7 1 - -
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 4,106 (75.20%) .NET
2 2,430 (44.51%) JavaScript
3 2,409 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 2,128 (38.97%) SQL
5 2,126 (38.94%) Azure
6 1,787 (32.73%) SQL Server
7 1,605 (29.40%) ASP.NET
8 1,544 (28.28%) .NET Core
9 1,514 (27.73%) MVC
10 1,483 (27.16%) HTML
11 1,371 (25.11%) CSS
12 1,259 (23.06%) Microsoft
13 1,222 (22.38%) AngularJS
14 1,216 (22.27%) Software Engineering
15 1,185 (21.70%) DevOps
16 1,117 (20.46%) .NET Framework
17 907 (16.61%) TDD
18 889 (16.28%) React
19 821 (15.04%) Scrum
20 800 (14.65%) Test Automation
21 788 (14.43%) Java
22 781 (14.30%) Git (software)
23 763 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
24 760 (13.92%) Microservices
25 719 (13.17%) ASP.NET Web API
26 658 (12.05%) Python
27 628 (11.50%) Degree
28 599 (10.97%) AWS
29 586 (10.73%) jQuery
30 581 (10.64%) Finance

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
1 135 (2.47%) CMS
2 128 (2.34%) IIS
3 122 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
4 115 (2.11%) NServiceBus
5 84 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 66 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 61 (1.12%) Confluence
8 33 (0.60%) nginx
9 24 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 22 (0.40%) Kentico
11 21 (0.38%) Apache
12 18 (0.33%) JBoss
13 16 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (0.27%) WordPress
15 14 (0.26%) EPiServer
16 7 (0.13%) DNN
16 7 (0.13%) Sitefinity
17 5 (0.092%) Apache Spark
17 5 (0.092%) SAS
18 4 (0.073%) WinCC
Applications
1 34 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.31%) Chatbot
4 15 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.092%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.092%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.092%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.073%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.073%) S-PLUS
8 3 (0.055%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.055%) Sketch
9 2 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.018%) FileZilla
10 1 (0.018%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.018%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 102 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.15%) Magento
3 6 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 6 (0.11%) Visualfiles
4 5 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.055%) SAP MII
6 2 (0.037%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.037%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.037%) Maximo
6 2 (0.037%) nopCommerce
6 2 (0.037%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.037%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.037%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.037%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.037%) SAP PP-PI
7 1 (0.018%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.018%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.018%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,126 (38.94%) Azure
2 599 (10.97%) AWS
3 254 (4.65%) SaaS
4 135 (2.47%) GCP
5 121 (2.22%) PaaS
6 107 (1.96%) Power Platform
7 99 (1.81%) Serverless
8 98 (1.79%) IaaS
9 95 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
10 70 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
10 70 (1.28%) GitHub
11 39 (0.71%) Azure Functions
11 39 (0.71%) npm
12 32 (0.59%) Office 365
13 27 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
15 24 (0.44%) PowerApps
16 23 (0.42%) Logic Apps
17 22 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
18 21 (0.38%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 147 (2.69%) Skype
2 144 (2.64%) HTTP
3 47 (0.86%) Internet
4 25 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.24%) DNS
5 13 (0.24%) Ethernet
6 11 (0.20%) Bluetooth
6 11 (0.20%) Intranet
6 11 (0.20%) RTP
7 7 (0.13%) WEP
8 6 (0.11%) Firewall
8 6 (0.11%) Network Security
8 6 (0.11%) SSL
9 5 (0.092%) AMQP
9 5 (0.092%) SMTP
10 4 (0.073%) RFID
10 4 (0.073%) SNMP
11 3 (0.055%) FTP
11 3 (0.055%) IPv4
11 3 (0.055%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,787 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 397 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 241 (4.41%) MongoDB
4 221 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 188 (3.44%) MySQL
6 156 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 147 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 118 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 113 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
10 96 (1.76%) Redis
11 92 (1.68%) Big Data
12 80 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 70 (1.28%) Power BI
14 56 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
15 45 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
16 37 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
17 34 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
18 27 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 21 (0.38%) MariaDB
19 21 (0.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 781 (14.30%) Git (software)
2 484 (8.86%) Selenium
3 366 (6.70%) Visual Studio
4 325 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 254 (4.65%) JIRA
6 213 (3.90%) Jenkins
7 197 (3.61%) SpecFlow
8 156 (2.86%) TeamCity
9 151 (2.77%) NUnit
10 128 (2.34%) WebDriver
11 115 (2.11%) Subversion
12 111 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
13 101 (1.85%) Cucumber
14 81 (1.48%) SoapUI
15 77 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
16 53 (0.97%) Bitbucket
17 48 (0.88%) Postman
18 47 (0.86%) Eclipse
19 45 (0.82%) JMeter
20 43 (0.79%) Moq
General
1 581 (10.64%) Finance
2 152 (2.78%) Games
3 112 (2.05%) Retail
4 106 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 103 (1.89%) Public Sector
6 80 (1.47%) Marketing
7 72 (1.32%) Electronics
8 49 (0.90%) Law
9 45 (0.82%) Banking
10 44 (0.81%) Telecoms
11 35 (0.64%) Automotive
12 34 (0.62%) Back Office
13 32 (0.59%) Advertising
14 27 (0.49%) Aerospace
15 23 (0.42%) Legal
16 19 (0.35%) Local Government
17 16 (0.29%) Publishing
18 12 (0.22%) Financial Institution
19 10 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
20 6 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 3,481 (63.75%) Developer
2 1,489 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 1,074 (19.67%) C# Developer
4 1,058 (19.38%) Software Developer
5 789 (14.45%) Senior Developer
6 703 (12.88%) Software Engineer
7 621 (11.37%) C# .NET Developer
8 359 (6.58%) Senior .NET Developer
9 352 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
10 351 (6.43%) Full Stack Developer
11 345 (6.32%) .NET Software Developer
12 219 (4.01%) Senior Software Developer
13 218 (3.99%) Lead Developer
14 217 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
15 201 (3.68%) C# Software Engineer
16 189 (3.46%) Web Developer
17 177 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
18 176 (3.22%) Analyst
19 175 (3.21%) Architect
20 161 (2.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,106 (75.20%) .NET
2 1,605 (29.40%) ASP.NET
3 1,544 (28.28%) .NET Core
4 1,483 (27.16%) HTML
5 1,371 (25.11%) CSS
6 1,222 (22.38%) AngularJS
7 1,117 (20.46%) .NET Framework
8 889 (16.28%) React
9 763 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 719 (13.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 586 (10.73%) jQuery
12 533 (9.76%) Entity Framework
13 483 (8.85%) REST
14 420 (7.69%) HTML5
15 417 (7.64%) Web Services
16 365 (6.68%) Vue.js
17 350 (6.41%) Node.js
18 331 (6.06%) RESTful
19 307 (5.62%) ASP.NET Core
20 275 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 361 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
2 301 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 238 (4.36%) Mobile App
4 183 (3.35%) User Experience
5 154 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
6 137 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
7 109 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 52 (0.95%) Data Structures
9 44 (0.81%) Cloud Native
10 37 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 37 (0.68%) Public Cloud
11 35 (0.64%) LIMS
12 30 (0.55%) Virtual Team
13 26 (0.48%) Management Information System
14 25 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (0.38%) Mainframe
15 21 (0.38%) Renewable Energy
15 21 (0.38%) Robotics
16 19 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
17 17 (0.31%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 405 (7.42%) Windows
2 190 (3.48%) Linux
3 147 (2.69%) Android
4 84 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 52 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (0.27%) Unix
8 9 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.092%) CentOS
11 5 (0.092%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.055%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.037%) Debian
13 2 (0.037%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.037%) Fedora
13 2 (0.037%) Solaris
13 2 (0.037%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.018%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,409 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1,514 (27.73%) MVC
3 1,216 (22.27%) Software Engineering
4 1,185 (21.70%) DevOps
5 907 (16.61%) TDD
6 821 (15.04%) Scrum
7 800 (14.65%) Test Automation
8 760 (13.92%) Microservices
9 564 (10.33%) Mentoring
10 543 (9.95%) Web Development
11 542 (9.93%) OO
12 429 (7.86%) Problem-Solving
13 425 (7.78%) Unit Testing
14 401 (7.34%) BDD
15 394 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
16 387 (7.09%) SDLC
17 337 (6.17%) SOLID
18 331 (6.06%) Computer Science
19 281 (5.15%) OOP
20 230 (4.21%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2,430 (44.51%) JavaScript
2 2,128 (38.97%) SQL
3 788 (14.43%) Java
4 658 (12.05%) Python
5 562 (10.29%) TypeScript
6 549 (10.05%) C++
7 385 (7.05%) T-SQL
8 194 (3.55%) VB.NET
9 174 (3.19%) PowerShell
10 147 (2.69%) C
11 125 (2.29%) VB
12 118 (2.16%) PHP
13 112 (2.05%) Go
14 86 (1.58%) Ruby
15 65 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 65 (1.19%) PL/SQL
16 57 (1.04%) Scala
17 38 (0.70%) Perl
18 28 (0.51%) R
19 27 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 628 (11.50%) Degree
2 187 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 141 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 102 (1.87%) ISTQB
5 63 (1.15%) ISEB
6 56 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
7 54 (0.99%) SC Cleared
8 37 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 30 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 27 (0.49%) PhD
12 20 (0.37%) TOGAF Certification
13 17 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
15 7 (0.13%) HND
16 5 (0.092%) MCPD
16 5 (0.092%) Postgraduate
17 3 (0.055%) HNC
17 3 (0.055%) MCSD
18 2 (0.037%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 376 (6.89%) QA
2 27 (0.49%) SLA
3 25 (0.46%) GDPR
4 16 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.13%) ISO 13485
8 5 (0.092%) JTAG
9 2 (0.037%) GAMP
9 2 (0.037%) NIST
9 2 (0.037%) PMO
10 1 (0.018%) COBIT
10 1 (0.018%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.018%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.018%) MISRA
10 1 (0.018%) MISRA C
10 1 (0.018%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.018%) WCAG
System Software
1 529 (9.69%) Docker
2 18 (0.33%) Firmware
3 16 (0.29%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.037%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.037%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.037%) vSphere
7 1 (0.018%) LXC
7 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 349 (6.39%) Kubernetes
2 148 (2.71%) Terraform
3 93 (1.70%) Ansible
4 71 (1.30%) Puppet
5 42 (0.77%) Grafana
6 35 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (0.48%) Prometheus
8 18 (0.33%) MIIS
9 13 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.073%) Kibana
11 4 (0.073%) SCCM
12 3 (0.055%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.037%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.037%) Graylog
13 2 (0.037%) logstash
13 2 (0.037%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.037%) Packer
13 2 (0.037%) PowerCLI
14 1 (0.018%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,259 (23.06%) Microsoft
2 207 (3.79%) Oracle
3 168 (3.08%) Xamarin
4 65 (1.19%) Google
5 51 (0.93%) SAP
6 41 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 37 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
8 33 (0.60%) VMware
9 32 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 31 (0.57%) Ceridian
11 26 (0.48%) Apple
12 22 (0.40%) Splunk
13 21 (0.38%) IBM
13 21 (0.38%) New Relic
14 20 (0.37%) SaltStack
15 15 (0.27%) Perforce
16 12 (0.22%) Adobe
16 12 (0.22%) Sage
16 12 (0.22%) Siebel
16 12 (0.22%) Telerik