Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 13,662 17,889 18,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.95% 19.21% 19.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.34% 34.79% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11,658 15,896 17,079
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 42,240 51,422 54,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 52.42% 55.21% 56.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34,019 43,121 46,197
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 4,735 £45,000 - 751
North of England -1 2,993 £45,000 +2.27% 768
Midlands 0 1,993 £43,000 +1.18% 550
South West 0 1,836 £45,000 +5.88% 409
North West +1 1,580 £45,000 - 425
Yorkshire +1 1,209 £44,000 +3.53% 292
West Midlands 0 1,076 £45,000 +5.88% 293
East of England -2 985 £50,000 +11.11% 302
East Midlands 0 904 £42,500 +6.25% 253
Scotland -2 801 £42,500 -5.56% 183
Wales -2 231 £40,000 - 82
North East -3 206 £44,000 -2.22% 51
Northern Ireland -3 98 £37,500 - 37
Isle of Man +7 8 £45,000 +16.13%
Channel Islands +13 7 £50,000 +17.65%
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 10,139 (74.21%) .NET
2 6,298 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
3 6,091 (44.58%) JavaScript
4 5,526 (40.45%) SQL
5 5,022 (36.76%) ASP.NET
6 4,600 (33.67%) SQL Server
7 4,406 (32.25%) MVC
8 3,964 (29.01%) HTML
9 3,622 (26.51%) Azure
10 3,538 (25.90%) CSS
11 3,363 (24.62%) Microsoft
12 2,984 (21.84%) Software Engineering
13 2,819 (20.63%) AngularJS
14 2,318 (16.97%) Java
15 2,233 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2,229 (16.32%) Degree
17 2,209 (16.17%) .NET Framework
18 2,136 (15.63%) Scrum
19 1,959 (14.34%) jQuery
20 1,938 (14.19%) Test Automation
21 1,888 (13.82%) TDD
22 1,827 (13.37%) Git (software)
23 1,761 (12.89%) .NET Core
24 1,696 (12.41%) DevOps
25 1,688 (12.36%) C++
26 1,585 (11.60%) ASP.NET Web API
27 1,579 (11.56%) Web Services
28 1,467 (10.74%) Visual Studio
29 1,464 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
30 1,443 (10.56%) AWS

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
1 382 (2.80%) IIS
2 312 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 295 (2.16%) CMS
4 229 (1.68%) Umbraco
5 186 (1.36%) Confluence
6 149 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
7 131 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 97 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
9 79 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 79 (0.58%) NServiceBus
10 70 (0.51%) WordPress
11 44 (0.32%) Apache
11 44 (0.32%) JBoss
12 40 (0.29%) EPiServer
12 40 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 38 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 33 (0.24%) nginx
15 31 (0.23%) WebSphere
16 29 (0.21%) Drupal
16 29 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 91 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 89 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.23%) Chatbot
4 22 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.12%) S-PLUS
6 13 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.081%) InfoPath
8 10 (0.073%) Simulink
9 9 (0.066%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 7 (0.051%) MS Visio
11 6 (0.044%) Fireworks
11 6 (0.044%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.029%) GNU Octave
12 4 (0.029%) Moqups
12 4 (0.029%) Stateflow
13 3 (0.022%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.015%) FileZilla
14 2 (0.015%) PrintSoft PReS
15 1 (0.007%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 305 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 27 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 19 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 17 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 13 (0.095%) Summit
8 10 (0.073%) SAP SD
9 9 (0.066%) Magento
10 8 (0.059%) nopCommerce
10 8 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
10 8 (0.059%) SDL Web 8
11 7 (0.051%) Sage CRM
12 6 (0.044%) Visualfiles
13 4 (0.029%) Maximo
13 4 (0.029%) SAP Business One
14 3 (0.022%) Raiser's Edge
14 3 (0.022%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 3 (0.022%) Unit4 Business World
15 2 (0.015%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,622 (26.51%) Azure
2 1,443 (10.56%) AWS
3 542 (3.97%) SaaS
4 296 (2.17%) Serverless
5 284 (2.08%) GCP
6 208 (1.52%) Power Platform
7 197 (1.44%) PaaS
8 181 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
9 167 (1.22%) GitHub
10 127 (0.93%) Office 365
11 122 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
12 104 (0.76%) Azure Functions
13 100 (0.73%) npm
14 82 (0.60%) IaaS
15 73 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
16 46 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
16 46 (0.34%) Slack
17 42 (0.31%) NuGet
18 38 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
18 38 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 165 (1.21%) Internet
2 142 (1.04%) HTTP
3 105 (0.77%) Broadband
4 86 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 58 (0.42%) Firewall
6 38 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 38 (0.28%) Intranet
7 37 (0.27%) VoIP
8 34 (0.25%) RS-485
9 30 (0.22%) FTP
9 30 (0.22%) RS-232
10 27 (0.20%) CTI
11 24 (0.18%) SMTP
12 23 (0.17%) DNS
13 22 (0.16%) Ethernet
14 21 (0.15%) Bluetooth
15 19 (0.14%) Network Security
16 16 (0.12%) SSL
16 16 (0.12%) Wireless
17 15 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,600 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 571 (4.18%) Relational Database
3 480 (3.51%) MySQL
4 467 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 456 (3.34%) NoSQL
6 415 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 326 (2.39%) MongoDB
8 324 (2.37%) Big Data
9 223 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
10 190 (1.39%) Power BI
11 167 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
12 163 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
13 160 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 154 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
15 144 (1.05%) RDBMS
16 108 (0.79%) Redis
17 107 (0.78%) GIS
18 95 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 88 (0.64%) Cosmos DB
20 84 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1,827 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 1,467 (10.74%) Visual Studio
3 991 (7.25%) Selenium
4 920 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 684 (5.01%) JIRA
6 465 (3.40%) SpecFlow
7 463 (3.39%) Jenkins
8 319 (2.33%) WebDriver
9 318 (2.33%) TeamCity
10 316 (2.31%) Visual Studio Team System
11 315 (2.31%) NUnit
12 308 (2.25%) Subversion
13 302 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
14 245 (1.79%) Cucumber
15 216 (1.58%) SoapUI
16 192 (1.41%) Bitbucket
17 138 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 115 (0.84%) JMeter
19 100 (0.73%) webpack
20 94 (0.69%) Hudson
General
1 1,391 (10.18%) Finance
2 575 (4.21%) Retail
3 457 (3.35%) Marketing
4 371 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 364 (2.66%) Public Sector
6 280 (2.05%) Games
7 250 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 224 (1.64%) Electronics
9 130 (0.95%) Banking
10 106 (0.78%) Aerospace
11 102 (0.75%) Legal
12 96 (0.70%) Automotive
13 70 (0.51%) Military
14 54 (0.40%) Advertising
15 53 (0.39%) Law
16 49 (0.36%) Financial Institution
17 48 (0.35%) Back Office
18 45 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
19 37 (0.27%) Local Government
20 31 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9,185 (67.23%) Developer
2 3,963 (29.01%) .NET Developer
3 3,511 (25.70%) C# Developer
4 2,643 (19.35%) Software Developer
5 2,045 (14.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,726 (12.63%) Senior Developer
7 1,691 (12.38%) Software Engineer
8 933 (6.83%) C# Software Developer
9 832 (6.09%) .NET Software Developer
10 781 (5.72%) Senior .NET Developer
11 775 (5.67%) Junior
12 710 (5.20%) Full Stack Developer
13 668 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
14 647 (4.74%) Junior Developer
15 618 (4.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 604 (4.42%) Web Developer
17 586 (4.29%) Graduate
18 576 (4.22%) Senior C# Developer
19 555 (4.06%) SQL Developer
20 492 (3.60%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,139 (74.21%) .NET
2 5,022 (36.76%) ASP.NET
3 3,964 (29.01%) HTML
4 3,538 (25.90%) CSS
5 2,819 (20.63%) AngularJS
6 2,233 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2,209 (16.17%) .NET Framework
8 1,959 (14.34%) jQuery
9 1,761 (12.89%) .NET Core
10 1,585 (11.60%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1,579 (11.56%) Web Services
12 1,337 (9.79%) React
13 1,154 (8.45%) HTML5
14 1,102 (8.07%) WCF
15 1,005 (7.36%) Entity Framework
16 999 (7.31%) REST
17 964 (7.06%) XML
18 850 (6.22%) RESTful
19 828 (6.06%) WPF
20 732 (5.36%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 951 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
2 709 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 515 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 481 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
5 475 (3.48%) User Experience
6 417 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 322 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 232 (1.70%) Robotics
9 107 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 104 (0.76%) Management Information System
11 102 (0.75%) Virtual Team
12 93 (0.68%) Client/Server
13 89 (0.65%) Data Structures
14 88 (0.64%) Driving Licence
15 86 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
16 78 (0.57%) NHS
17 64 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
18 60 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
19 56 (0.41%) Cloud Native
20 55 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1,341 (9.82%) Windows
2 658 (4.82%) Linux
3 469 (3.43%) Android
4 390 (2.85%) Apple iOS
5 201 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 97 (0.71%) Unix
7 70 (0.51%) Windows 10
8 48 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 36 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 18 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 17 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 13 (0.095%) VMS
15 12 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
16 11 (0.081%) FreeRTOS
17 7 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.044%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.044%) Solaris
19 5 (0.037%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,298 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 4,406 (32.25%) MVC
3 2,984 (21.84%) Software Engineering
4 2,136 (15.63%) Scrum
5 1,938 (14.19%) Test Automation
6 1,888 (13.82%) TDD
7 1,696 (12.41%) DevOps
8 1,464 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
9 1,412 (10.34%) Web Development
10 1,326 (9.71%) Computer Science
11 1,314 (9.62%) SDLC
12 1,279 (9.36%) OO
13 1,157 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
14 1,061 (7.77%) Unit Testing
15 1,048 (7.67%) Microservices
16 1,026 (7.51%) Mentoring
17 752 (5.50%) BDD
18 745 (5.45%) SOLID
19 632 (4.63%) OOP
20 553 (4.05%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 6,091 (44.58%) JavaScript
2 5,526 (40.45%) SQL
3 2,318 (16.97%) Java
4 1,688 (12.36%) C++
5 1,319 (9.65%) Python
6 1,068 (7.82%) T-SQL
7 811 (5.94%) VB.NET
8 798 (5.84%) TypeScript
9 553 (4.05%) C
10 454 (3.32%) PowerShell
11 452 (3.31%) PHP
12 399 (2.92%) VB
13 240 (1.76%) Ruby
14 141 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 140 (1.02%) Objective-C
15 140 (1.02%) Scala
16 132 (0.97%) R
17 120 (0.88%) ES6
18 113 (0.83%) VBA
19 102 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2,229 (16.32%) Degree
2 741 (5.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 420 (3.07%) Security Cleared
4 255 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 213 (1.56%) ISTQB
6 199 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 190 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
8 141 (1.03%) ISEB
9 119 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 76 (0.56%) HND
11 69 (0.51%) PhD
12 51 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 37 (0.27%) Master's Degree
14 32 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 30 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
16 29 (0.21%) MCSE
17 27 (0.20%) CISSP
17 27 (0.20%) MCP
18 24 (0.18%) PMI Certification
19 23 (0.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 890 (6.51%) QA
2 67 (0.49%) GDPR
3 38 (0.28%) SLA
4 29 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (0.15%) DICOM
8 18 (0.13%) PMO
9 17 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 11 (0.081%) ISO 13485
11 10 (0.073%) MISRA
12 9 (0.066%) Basel II
12 9 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.066%) IFRS
12 9 (0.066%) IFRS 9
13 8 (0.059%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 7 (0.051%) ISO 26262
14 7 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.044%) ISO 22301
15 6 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 841 (6.16%) Docker
2 133 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 70 (0.51%) Firmware
4 48 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 23 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 17 (0.12%) LXC
9 9 (0.066%) vSphere
10 6 (0.044%) ISA Server
11 3 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.022%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.022%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.015%) IAG
13 1 (0.007%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 417 (3.05%) Kubernetes
2 122 (0.89%) Puppet
3 116 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 102 (0.75%) Ansible
5 63 (0.46%) Terraform
6 47 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
7 31 (0.23%) Grafana
8 30 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 27 (0.20%) Kibana
10 24 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
11 16 (0.12%) logstash
12 14 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
13 12 (0.088%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (0.081%) Backup Exec
14 11 (0.081%) Single Sign-On
15 10 (0.073%) Salt
16 9 (0.066%) Rancher
17 8 (0.059%) Data Guard
17 8 (0.059%) Oracle RMAN
17 8 (0.059%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3,363 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 537 (3.93%) Oracle
3 355 (2.60%) Xamarin
4 320 (2.34%) Google
5 215 (1.57%) SAP
6 152 (1.11%) IBM
7 148 (1.08%) Sitecore
8 128 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 127 (0.93%) Sage
10 88 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 67 (0.49%) Pega
12 52 (0.38%) VMware
13 45 (0.33%) Splunk
14 36 (0.26%) CA
15 35 (0.26%) Apple
16 30 (0.22%) Cisco
16 30 (0.22%) Telerik
16 30 (0.22%) UiPath
17 29 (0.21%) Databricks
17 29 (0.21%) HP