Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a C# .NET Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C# .NET Developer
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 82 64
Rank change year-on-year -15 -18 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 5,247 6,348 8,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.19% 3.65% 4.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.32% 3.81% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,921 5,928 8,149
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 157,885 166,786 183,863
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 127,253 133,641 154,192
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer.

Salary trend for C# .NET Developer in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for C# .NET Developer in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
England -18 4,920 £45,000 - 730
UK excluding London -10 3,342 £43,500 +2.35% 554
London -12 1,768 £57,500 +4.55% 215
South East -13 1,164 £45,000 - 150
North of England 0 909 £42,500 +6.25% 160
North West -6 513 £42,500 +6.25% 91
Midlands -37 392 £42,500 +8.97% 98
South West +10 367 £40,000 - 57
Yorkshire +12 330 £44,000 +10.00% 64
East of England -38 324 £47,500 +5.56% 50
West Midlands -63 206 £42,500 +8.97% 47
East Midlands -13 186 £42,500 +8.97% 51
Scotland -11 117 £45,000 +16.13% 26
North East -2 66 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Wales +3 58 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Northern Ireland - 14 £46,250 - 2
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 -

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, C# .NET Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 5,247 (100.00%) C#
1 5,247 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,299 (62.87%) ASP.NET
3 3,109 (59.25%) SQL Server
4 3,048 (58.09%) MVC
5 2,862 (54.55%) JavaScript
6 2,766 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
7 2,442 (46.54%) SQL
8 2,032 (38.73%) HTML
9 2,014 (38.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1,846 (35.18%) CSS
11 1,700 (32.40%) TDD
12 1,656 (31.56%) AngularJS
13 1,596 (30.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1,500 (28.59%) Microsoft
15 1,373 (26.17%) .NET Framework
16 1,181 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 1,164 (22.18%) Scrum
18 1,061 (20.22%) Finance
19 1,034 (19.71%) jQuery
20 933 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
21 831 (15.84%) WCF
22 830 (15.82%) Git (software)
23 803 (15.30%) Entity Framework
24 767 (14.62%) RESTful
25 763 (14.54%) BDD
26 714 (13.61%) Greenfield Project
27 708 (13.49%) Software Engineering
28 692 (13.19%) SQL Server 2016
29 689 (13.13%) Web Development

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 200 (3.81%) IIS
2 168 (3.20%) Elasticsearch
3 127 (2.42%) CMS
4 121 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 92 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 39 (0.74%) NServiceBus
7 34 (0.65%) EPiServer
8 33 (0.63%) Confluence
9 30 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 23 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.42%) Drupal
12 19 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.21%) Kentico
14 10 (0.19%) K2 blackpearl
14 10 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
14 10 (0.19%) Sitefinity
15 9 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.15%) Apache
17 6 (0.11%) DNN
Applications
1 49 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.11%) Revit
7 3 (0.057%) MicroStation
7 3 (0.057%) Mingle
8 2 (0.038%) Maya
8 2 (0.038%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 35 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 18 (0.34%) Markit EDM
4 13 (0.25%) thinkFolio
5 12 (0.23%) Bloomberg AIM
5 12 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
5 12 (0.23%) Front Arena
6 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.076%) Magento
8 4 (0.076%) Visualfiles
9 2 (0.038%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.038%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.019%) Actimize
10 1 (0.019%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.019%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.019%) Shopify
10 1 (0.019%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,181 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 395 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
3 154 (2.94%) SaaS
4 53 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 52 (0.99%) GitHub
6 50 (0.95%) npm
7 47 (0.90%) Google Play
8 37 (0.71%) PaaS
9 33 (0.63%) NuGet
10 29 (0.55%) Serverless
11 19 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (0.29%) Office 365
13 11 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
14 9 (0.17%) IaaS
15 7 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.13%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 120 (2.29%) Internet
2 61 (1.16%) Broadband
3 46 (0.88%) Hyperconnected
4 41 (0.78%) HTTP
5 36 (0.69%) Intranet
6 22 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.36%) SMS
8 10 (0.19%) Wireless
9 6 (0.11%) DNS
9 6 (0.11%) Skype
10 5 (0.095%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.076%) IMAP
11 4 (0.076%) SMTP
11 4 (0.076%) VoIP
12 2 (0.038%) 4G
12 2 (0.038%) X.509
13 1 (0.019%) DKIM
13 1 (0.019%) Network Security
13 1 (0.019%) PuTTY
13 1 (0.019%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,109 (59.25%) SQL Server
2 692 (13.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 358 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 177 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 166 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 151 (2.88%) MongoDB
7 144 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 129 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 127 (2.42%) MySQL
10 126 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 72 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
11 72 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 66 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
13 60 (1.14%) Redis
14 50 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 47 (0.90%) RDBMS
16 46 (0.88%) Big Data
17 44 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
18 39 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
19 38 (0.72%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 830 (15.82%) Git (software)
2 625 (11.91%) Visual Studio
3 474 (9.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 304 (5.79%) NUnit
5 256 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 190 (3.62%) Octopus Deploy
7 167 (3.18%) JIRA
8 116 (2.21%) MSTest
9 115 (2.19%) Selenium
10 110 (2.10%) Jenkins
11 105 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
12 103 (1.96%) SpecFlow
13 68 (1.30%) Subversion
14 64 (1.22%) Bitbucket
14 64 (1.22%) Cucumber
15 54 (1.03%) Moq
16 47 (0.90%) Jasmine
17 44 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
18 41 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 39 (0.74%) gulp
General
1 1,061 (20.22%) Finance
2 273 (5.20%) Banking
3 259 (4.94%) Games
4 211 (4.02%) Marketing
5 189 (3.60%) Retail
6 145 (2.76%) Manufacturing
7 136 (2.59%) Telecoms
8 74 (1.41%) Electronics
9 63 (1.20%) Advertising
10 51 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 41 (0.78%) Law
12 37 (0.71%) Music Industry
13 35 (0.67%) Front Office
14 27 (0.51%) Automotive
14 27 (0.51%) Legal
15 22 (0.42%) Back Office
16 12 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
18 8 (0.15%) Publishing
19 6 (0.11%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,247 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,299 (62.87%) ASP.NET
3 2,032 (38.73%) HTML
4 2,014 (38.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,846 (35.18%) CSS
6 1,656 (31.56%) AngularJS
7 1,596 (30.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1,373 (26.17%) .NET Framework
9 1,034 (19.71%) jQuery
10 831 (15.84%) WCF
11 803 (15.30%) Entity Framework
12 767 (14.62%) RESTful
13 619 (11.80%) Web Services
14 556 (10.60%) WPF
15 554 (10.56%) HTML5
16 514 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 512 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 503 (9.59%) .NET Core
19 441 (8.40%) React
20 388 (7.39%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 714 (13.61%) Greenfield Project
2 374 (7.13%) Enterprise Software
3 284 (5.41%) Computer Science
4 190 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 188 (3.58%) User Experience
6 181 (3.45%) Fintech
7 179 (3.41%) Mobile App
8 90 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 68 (1.30%) Tandem
10 67 (1.28%) Social Network
11 56 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 46 (0.88%) iPhone
12 46 (0.88%) N-Tier
13 41 (0.78%) Online Banking
14 40 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 34 (0.65%) Fixed Income
16 32 (0.61%) Client/Server
16 32 (0.61%) Equities
16 32 (0.61%) Hedge funds
17 26 (0.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 502 (9.57%) Windows
2 158 (3.01%) Android
3 113 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 48 (0.91%) Linux
5 31 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.19%) Unix
7 7 (0.13%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.11%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
9 5 (0.095%) VMS
9 5 (0.095%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.057%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.038%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.019%) MVS
12 1 (0.019%) Solaris
12 1 (0.019%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,048 (58.09%) MVC
2 2,766 (52.72%) Agile Software Development
3 1,700 (32.40%) TDD
4 1,164 (22.18%) Scrum
5 933 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 763 (14.54%) BDD
7 708 (13.49%) Software Engineering
8 689 (13.13%) Web Development
9 613 (11.68%) Web Application Development
10 543 (10.35%) OO
11 506 (9.64%) Unit Testing
12 461 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
13 454 (8.65%) Kanban
14 433 (8.25%) Dependency Injection
15 429 (8.18%) SOLID
16 398 (7.59%) Microservices
17 366 (6.98%) Test Automation
18 356 (6.78%) MVVM
19 338 (6.44%) SDLC
20 291 (5.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5,247 (100.00%) C#
2 2,862 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 2,442 (46.54%) SQL
4 670 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 469 (8.94%) VB.NET
6 237 (4.52%) Java
7 209 (3.98%) Ruby
8 188 (3.58%) TypeScript
9 126 (2.40%) VB
10 124 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 116 (2.21%) Python
12 102 (1.94%) C++
13 86 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 76 (1.45%) VBA
15 70 (1.33%) PHP
16 61 (1.16%) C
17 49 (0.93%) F#
18 42 (0.80%) Scala
19 41 (0.78%) VB6
20 34 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 497 (9.47%) Degree
2 152 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 51 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (0.57%) Security Cleared
5 20 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 13 (0.25%) MCPD
6 13 (0.25%) PMI Certification
7 8 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.11%) CISSP
8 6 (0.11%) MCSE
8 6 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.076%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.076%) MCP
10 3 (0.057%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.057%) PhD
11 1 (0.019%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.019%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.019%) MCSA
11 1 (0.019%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (2.99%) QA
2 9 (0.17%) GDPR
3 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.019%) MiFID
4 1 (0.019%) PMO
4 1 (0.019%) SLA
System Software
1 176 (3.35%) Docker
2 42 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.15%) Firmware
4 3 (0.057%) HDFS
5 1 (0.019%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 57 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 31 (0.59%) Puppet
4 27 (0.51%) Terraform
5 23 (0.44%) Ansible
6 15 (0.29%) Packer
7 13 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.19%) Grafana
8 10 (0.19%) Kibana
9 6 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.095%) Consul
10 5 (0.095%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.076%) cPanel
12 3 (0.057%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.057%) Graphite
12 3 (0.057%) Istio
12 3 (0.057%) logstash
12 3 (0.057%) Mesos
13 1 (0.019%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1,500 (28.59%) Microsoft
2 280 (5.34%) Oracle
3 225 (4.29%) Xamarin
4 135 (2.57%) Google
5 108 (2.06%) SAP
6 96 (1.83%) Facebook
7 74 (1.41%) Twitter
8 55 (1.05%) Sitecore
9 37 (0.71%) DevExpress
10 29 (0.55%) Telerik
11 20 (0.38%) Atlassian
12 17 (0.32%) Citrix
13 14 (0.27%) Bloomberg
14 13 (0.25%) IBM
15 12 (0.23%) Calypso
15 12 (0.23%) Charles River
15 12 (0.23%) FXall
15 12 (0.23%) SimCorp
16 9 (0.17%) ESRI
16 9 (0.17%) Infragistics