Period
to 23 April 2021

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 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 7,444 11,012 15,029
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 15.72% 18.28% 17.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.54% 34.06% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 6,126 9,433 12,740
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 25,203 32,330 44,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 53.21% 53.67% 53.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20,509 26,940 36,484
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +1.12%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% 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 23 April 2021.

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 April 2021. 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 2,355 £52,500 +10.53% 459
North of England -4 1,675 £50,000 +11.11% 588
Midlands -1 1,127 £47,500 +5.56% 350
South West -4 954 £45,000 - 202
Yorkshire -4 775 £50,000 +11.11% 189
North West -2 774 £50,000 +11.11% 331
West Midlands -2 640 £47,500 +5.56% 204
Scotland +1 586 £45,000 - 116
East of England -2 483 £50,000 - 201
East Midlands -3 479 £45,000 +5.88% 144
Wales -2 179 £42,500 -5.56% 50
North East -6 126 £42,000 -1.18% 68
Northern Ireland -6 88 £35,000 -22.22% 25
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 5,260 (70.66%) .NET
2 3,562 (47.85%) JavaScript
3 3,407 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3,121 (41.93%) Azure
5 3,021 (40.58%) SQL
6 2,285 (30.70%) SQL Server
7 2,063 (27.71%) .NET Core
8 2,062 (27.70%) HTML
9 1,992 (26.76%) CSS
10 1,986 (26.68%) ASP.NET
11 1,965 (26.40%) MVC
12 1,731 (23.25%) Software Engineering
13 1,697 (22.80%) DevOps
14 1,601 (21.51%) Microsoft
15 1,591 (21.37%) AngularJS
16 1,279 (17.18%) .NET Framework
17 1,231 (16.54%) TDD
18 1,226 (16.47%) Java
19 1,171 (15.73%) Python
20 1,160 (15.58%) Scrum
21 1,151 (15.46%) React
22 1,003 (13.47%) AWS
23 953 (12.80%) Test Automation
24 951 (12.78%) Git (software)
25 913 (12.26%) Microservices
26 906 (12.17%) Docker
27 793 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
28 789 (10.60%) Finance
29 764 (10.26%) jQuery
30 761 (10.22%) Degree

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
1 303 (4.07%) CMS
2 221 (2.97%) IIS
3 159 (2.14%) Umbraco
4 129 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 105 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 102 (1.37%) EPiServer
7 94 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 91 (1.22%) Confluence
9 81 (1.09%) NServiceBus
10 52 (0.70%) Kentico
11 51 (0.69%) nginx
12 49 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
13 45 (0.60%) Apache Spark
14 34 (0.46%) Apache
15 25 (0.34%) WordPress
16 17 (0.23%) JBoss
16 17 (0.23%) Sitefinity
17 15 (0.20%) Apache Solr
18 14 (0.19%) ColdFusion
19 7 (0.094%) Appian
Applications
1 55 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 51 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.20%) Simulink
5 12 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.094%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.067%) Adobe XD
8 4 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.027%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.013%) Blender
10 1 (0.013%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 65 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 19 (0.26%) nopCommerce
3 19 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.13%) Magento
6 9 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 7 (0.094%) Sage 1000
9 6 (0.081%) Elite 3E
9 6 (0.081%) Visualfiles
10 5 (0.067%) Infor M3
10 5 (0.067%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.040%) Maximo
12 2 (0.027%) Sage 200
13 1 (0.013%) Oracle Receivables
13 1 (0.013%) Remedy ITSM
13 1 (0.013%) Sage 50
13 1 (0.013%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 1 (0.013%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3,121 (41.93%) Azure
2 1,003 (13.47%) AWS
3 397 (5.33%) SaaS
4 303 (4.07%) GCP
5 207 (2.78%) Serverless
6 155 (2.08%) PaaS
6 155 (2.08%) Power Platform
7 128 (1.72%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 117 (1.57%) Azure Service Bus
9 103 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 99 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
11 84 (1.13%) IaaS
12 72 (0.97%) GitHub
13 66 (0.89%) Azure Functions
14 62 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
15 59 (0.79%) Azure Storage
16 57 (0.77%) Azure Logic Apps
17 53 (0.71%) Pulumi
18 51 (0.69%) Datadog
19 49 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 111 (1.49%) HTTP
2 82 (1.10%) Skype
3 49 (0.66%) Internet
4 25 (0.34%) Firewall
5 23 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.23%) Wireshark
7 16 (0.21%) Ethernet
7 16 (0.21%) Intranet
8 14 (0.19%) Modbus
8 14 (0.19%) Wireless
9 13 (0.17%) RS-485
10 12 (0.16%) RS-422
11 10 (0.13%) LAN
11 10 (0.13%) Network Security
12 8 (0.11%) Bluetooth
13 7 (0.094%) SMTP
14 6 (0.081%) DNS
14 6 (0.081%) HTTPS
14 6 (0.081%) WAN
15 3 (0.040%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,285 (30.70%) SQL Server
2 432 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 301 (4.04%) MongoDB
4 269 (3.61%) MySQL
5 239 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 220 (2.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 205 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
8 177 (2.38%) Redis
9 167 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 150 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 136 (1.83%) Big Data
12 113 (1.52%) Power BI
13 83 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
14 77 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
15 62 (0.83%) MariaDB
16 61 (0.82%) RDBMS
17 52 (0.70%) GIS
18 50 (0.67%) Hadoop
19 48 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
19 48 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 951 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 550 (7.39%) Selenium
3 537 (7.21%) Visual Studio
4 317 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 315 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 257 (3.45%) SpecFlow
7 237 (3.18%) JIRA
8 211 (2.83%) TeamCity
9 190 (2.55%) NUnit
10 142 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
11 138 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
12 127 (1.71%) WebDriver
13 120 (1.61%) Postman
14 106 (1.42%) Cucumber
15 86 (1.16%) Subversion
16 79 (1.06%) JMeter
17 77 (1.03%) MSTest
18 76 (1.02%) Cypress.io
19 68 (0.91%) Eclipse
20 66 (0.89%) Appium
General
1 789 (10.60%) Finance
2 254 (3.41%) Games
3 236 (3.17%) Marketing
4 154 (2.07%) Public Sector
5 147 (1.97%) Law
6 139 (1.87%) Retail
7 134 (1.80%) Electronics
7 134 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 87 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 74 (0.99%) Multimedia
10 61 (0.82%) Legal
11 60 (0.81%) Automotive
12 57 (0.77%) Back Office
12 57 (0.77%) Banking
13 43 (0.58%) Local Government
14 36 (0.48%) Publishing
15 35 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (0.44%) Aerospace
17 32 (0.43%) Advertising
18 22 (0.30%) Police
Job Titles
1 4,830 (64.88%) Developer
2 2,069 (27.79%) .NET Developer
3 1,571 (21.10%) C# Developer
4 1,434 (19.26%) Software Developer
5 1,155 (15.52%) Senior Developer
6 946 (12.71%) Software Engineer
7 867 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 561 (7.54%) Full Stack Developer
9 534 (7.17%) C# Software Developer
10 501 (6.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 459 (6.17%) .NET Software Developer
12 377 (5.06%) Senior C# Developer
13 345 (4.63%) Senior Software Developer
14 264 (3.55%) Lead Developer
14 264 (3.55%) SQL Developer
15 238 (3.20%) Senior Software Engineer
15 238 (3.20%) Tester
16 210 (2.82%) C# Software Engineer
16 210 (2.82%) Junior
17 208 (2.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,260 (70.66%) .NET
2 2,063 (27.71%) .NET Core
3 2,062 (27.70%) HTML
4 1,992 (26.76%) CSS
5 1,986 (26.68%) ASP.NET
6 1,591 (21.37%) AngularJS
7 1,279 (17.18%) .NET Framework
8 1,151 (15.46%) React
9 793 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 764 (10.26%) jQuery
11 712 (9.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 675 (9.07%) Vue.js
13 664 (8.92%) HTML5
14 661 (8.88%) REST
15 626 (8.41%) Entity Framework
16 546 (7.33%) Web Services
17 490 (6.58%) Node.js
18 435 (5.84%) RESTful
19 426 (5.72%) CSS3
20 306 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 473 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
2 382 (5.13%) Mobile App
3 327 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 281 (3.77%) User Experience
5 238 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
6 171 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 145 (1.95%) Data Structures
8 99 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 96 (1.29%) EPoS
10 92 (1.24%) Organisational Skills
11 88 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 59 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
13 56 (0.75%) NHS
14 49 (0.66%) Renewable Energy
15 47 (0.63%) Cloud Native
16 40 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
16 40 (0.54%) Virtual Team
17 37 (0.50%) Wiki
18 36 (0.48%) LIMS
19 32 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 541 (7.27%) Windows
2 336 (4.51%) Linux
3 194 (2.61%) Android
4 162 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 128 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 59 (0.79%) Unix
7 19 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 18 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 13 (0.17%) AIX
9 13 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
10 12 (0.16%) CentOS
11 11 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.094%) VMS
14 6 (0.081%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.081%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.067%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
16 2 (0.027%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,407 (45.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1,965 (26.40%) MVC
3 1,731 (23.25%) Software Engineering
4 1,697 (22.80%) DevOps
5 1,231 (16.54%) TDD
6 1,160 (15.58%) Scrum
7 953 (12.80%) Test Automation
8 913 (12.26%) Microservices
9 687 (9.23%) OO
10 663 (8.91%) Mentoring
11 662 (8.89%) SDLC
12 656 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
13 592 (7.95%) Web Development
14 562 (7.55%) Unit Testing
15 543 (7.29%) OOP
16 512 (6.88%) Software Testing
17 506 (6.80%) SOLID
18 473 (6.35%) BDD
19 470 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
20 461 (6.19%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3,562 (47.85%) JavaScript
2 3,021 (40.58%) SQL
3 1,226 (16.47%) Java
4 1,171 (15.73%) Python
5 723 (9.71%) TypeScript
6 684 (9.19%) C++
7 566 (7.60%) T-SQL
8 309 (4.15%) PHP
9 289 (3.88%) PowerShell
10 279 (3.75%) VB.NET
11 248 (3.33%) Go
12 219 (2.94%) C
13 215 (2.89%) Ruby
14 155 (2.08%) Bash Shell
15 144 (1.93%) VB
16 127 (1.71%) Scala
17 107 (1.44%) Java 8
18 88 (1.18%) Kotlin
19 59 (0.79%) VBA
20 53 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 761 (10.22%) Degree
2 286 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 248 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 170 (2.28%) SC Cleared
5 109 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 94 (1.26%) CIW
6 94 (1.26%) OCA
6 94 (1.26%) OCP
6 94 (1.26%) Oracle Certification
7 91 (1.22%) ISEB
8 67 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 62 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
10 61 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 43 (0.58%) HNC
12 31 (0.42%) HND
13 24 (0.32%) DV Cleared
14 15 (0.20%) PhD
15 12 (0.16%) Master's Degree
16 6 (0.081%) AWS Certification
16 6 (0.081%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 514 (6.90%) QA
2 44 (0.59%) SLA
3 40 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 16 (0.21%) GDPR
6 14 (0.19%) WAI
7 13 (0.17%) GRC
8 11 (0.15%) WCAG
9 10 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 10 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.094%) IEC 61131
11 5 (0.067%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.067%) SOC 2
12 4 (0.054%) NIST
13 3 (0.040%) ISO 13485
14 2 (0.027%) GxP
14 2 (0.027%) IEC 62304
14 2 (0.027%) PMO
System Software
1 906 (12.17%) Docker
2 33 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.34%) Firmware
4 22 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.013%) Gluster
8 1 (0.013%) Varnish
8 1 (0.013%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 670 (9.00%) Kubernetes
2 320 (4.30%) Terraform
3 173 (2.32%) Ansible
4 106 (1.42%) Puppet
5 84 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (1.02%) Grafana
7 75 (1.01%) Prometheus
8 14 (0.19%) MIIS
9 10 (0.13%) Rancher
9 10 (0.13%) Rundeck
10 8 (0.11%) Graphite
11 6 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.067%) HP Fortify
12 5 (0.067%) Packer
12 5 (0.067%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.054%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.040%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.040%) Microsoft Intune
15 2 (0.027%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1,601 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 327 (4.39%) Oracle
3 212 (2.85%) Xamarin
4 132 (1.77%) Google
5 116 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 62 (0.83%) SAP
7 55 (0.74%) New Relic
8 54 (0.73%) SaltStack
9 51 (0.69%) VMware
10 44 (0.59%) Telerik
11 41 (0.55%) Atlassian
12 37 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
13 36 (0.48%) Sage
14 31 (0.42%) IBM
15 26 (0.35%) ANSYS
15 26 (0.35%) Bloomberg
16 25 (0.34%) Splunk
17 23 (0.31%) Apple
17 23 (0.31%) Databricks
18 22 (0.30%) Adobe