Period
to 21 September 2020

The median annual salary for a C# .NET Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 168 152 100
Rank change year-on-year -16 -52 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 998 3,325 5,381
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.02% 2.37% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.47% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 990 3,304 5,410
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £34,995 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,375 £71,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +3.57%

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 46,870 134,370 160,864
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.77% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38,255 106,946 129,649
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

C# .NET Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C# .NET Developer.

Salary trend for C# .NET Developer in the UK

C# .NET Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# .NET Developer over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 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
England -16 948 £50,000 +5.26% 276
UK excluding London -17 583 £47,500 +5.56% 201
London -18 388 £60,000 - 85
South East -5 199 £50,000 +11.11% 37
North of England -15 174 £45,000 +2.27% 61
Work from Home -9 145 £49,750 +10.56% 54
North West +21 119 £50,000 +17.65% 42
Midlands +14 79 £45,000 +5.88% 46
East of England +65 67 £47,500 +9.20% 25
East Midlands +33 42 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Yorkshire -1 40 £39,250 -12.78% 15
South West -16 38 £44,000 +3.53% 20
West Midlands +15 37 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Scotland +38 18 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North East +11 15 £42,500 -9.57% 4
Wales +25 5 £35,000 -19.54% 7
Northern Ireland +17 3 £50,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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.

1 998 (100.00%) C#
1 998 (100.00%) .NET
2 583 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
3 574 (57.52%) SQL Server
4 560 (56.11%) ASP.NET
5 489 (49.00%) MVC
6 487 (48.80%) JavaScript
7 456 (45.69%) .NET Core
8 420 (42.08%) Azure
9 361 (36.17%) SQL
10 358 (35.87%) TDD
11 344 (34.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 341 (34.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 326 (32.67%) AngularJS
14 321 (32.16%) .NET Framework
15 307 (30.76%) HTML
16 286 (28.66%) Microsoft
17 285 (28.56%) CSS
18 240 (24.05%) Scrum
19 232 (23.25%) Microservices
20 199 (19.94%) React
21 196 (19.64%) Entity Framework
22 177 (17.74%) Finance
23 175 (17.54%) DevOps
24 171 (17.13%) jQuery
25 167 (16.73%) BDD
26 164 (16.43%) Web Development
27 157 (15.73%) Git (software)
28 153 (15.33%) REST
29 144 (14.43%) AWS

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 49 (4.91%) IIS
2 48 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
3 31 (3.11%) CMS
4 23 (2.30%) Confluence
5 21 (2.10%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.00%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.60%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.50%) Sitefinity
10 4 (0.40%) DNN
11 3 (0.30%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.10%) Apache
13 1 (0.10%) DataSynapse
13 1 (0.10%) Kentico
13 1 (0.10%) Orchard CMS
13 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.30%) Maximo
3 2 (0.20%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 420 (42.08%) Azure
2 144 (14.43%) AWS
3 42 (4.21%) SaaS
4 30 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (2.71%) GCP
6 24 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (1.50%) Amazon SQS
8 13 (1.30%) GitHub
8 13 (1.30%) Serverless
9 10 (1.00%) NuGet
9 10 (1.00%) Slack
10 9 (0.90%) CloudBees
10 9 (0.90%) npm
10 9 (0.90%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.80%) Power Platform
12 5 (0.50%) Office 365
12 5 (0.50%) PaaS
13 4 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
13 4 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.40%) HTTP
2 19 (1.90%) Skype
3 17 (1.70%) Internet
4 3 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.20%) DNS
5 2 (0.20%) Intranet
5 2 (0.20%) SSL
6 1 (0.10%) DHCP
6 1 (0.10%) Extranet
6 1 (0.10%) SMS
6 1 (0.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 574 (57.52%) SQL Server
2 77 (7.72%) MongoDB
3 75 (7.52%) NoSQL
4 68 (6.81%) Relational Database
5 55 (5.51%) SQL Server 2019
6 32 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 24 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (2.10%) MySQL
10 20 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (1.00%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2017
16 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database
16 9 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
16 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 157 (15.73%) Git (software)
2 85 (8.52%) NUnit
3 78 (7.82%) Visual Studio
4 57 (5.71%) TeamCity
5 50 (5.01%) JIRA
5 50 (5.01%) MSTest
6 45 (4.51%) Moq
7 44 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 36 (3.61%) Octopus Deploy
9 33 (3.31%) Selenium
10 31 (3.11%) SpecFlow
11 22 (2.20%) Jenkins
12 18 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
12 18 (1.80%) PowerBuilder
13 14 (1.40%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.20%) StyleCop
14 12 (1.20%) Visual Studio Code
15 7 (0.70%) webpack
16 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 6 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 177 (17.74%) Finance
2 32 (3.21%) Banking
3 25 (2.51%) Law
4 24 (2.40%) Games
5 17 (1.70%) Public Sector
6 15 (1.50%) Front Office
7 11 (1.10%) Marketing
8 9 (0.90%) Retail
9 6 (0.60%) Back Office
10 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.40%) Advertising
11 4 (0.40%) Electronics
11 4 (0.40%) Local Government
11 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.20%) Automotive
12 2 (0.20%) Police
13 1 (0.10%) Housing Association
13 1 (0.10%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 998 (100.00%) .NET
2 560 (56.11%) ASP.NET
3 456 (45.69%) .NET Core
4 344 (34.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 341 (34.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 326 (32.67%) AngularJS
7 321 (32.16%) .NET Framework
8 307 (30.76%) HTML
9 285 (28.56%) CSS
10 199 (19.94%) React
11 196 (19.64%) Entity Framework
12 171 (17.13%) jQuery
13 153 (15.33%) REST
14 135 (13.53%) RESTful
15 114 (11.42%) Web Services
16 102 (10.22%) WPF
17 97 (9.72%) ASP.NET Core
18 94 (9.42%) Node.js
19 89 (8.92%) HTML5
20 85 (8.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 136 (13.63%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.41%) User Experience
4 33 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.81%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.70%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.40%) Replication
10 12 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
11 10 (1.00%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.80%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.80%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.50%) Derivative
15 4 (0.40%) iPhone
16 3 (0.30%) Blog
16 3 (0.30%) N-Tier
17 2 (0.20%) Online Banking
17 2 (0.20%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 108 (10.82%) Windows
2 17 (1.70%) Android
3 15 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.40%) Linux
5 6 (0.60%) Unix
6 2 (0.20%) AIX
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (58.42%) Agile Software Development
2 489 (49.00%) MVC
3 358 (35.87%) TDD
4 240 (24.05%) Scrum
5 232 (23.25%) Microservices
6 175 (17.54%) DevOps
7 167 (16.73%) BDD
8 164 (16.43%) Web Development
9 131 (13.13%) Software Engineering
9 131 (13.13%) Unit Testing
10 110 (11.02%) OO
11 107 (10.72%) Problem-Solving
12 94 (9.42%) Fintech
13 89 (8.92%) Kanban
14 86 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
15 82 (8.22%) SOLID
16 79 (7.92%) OOP
17 74 (7.41%) Test Automation
18 70 (7.01%) Mentoring
19 52 (5.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 998 (100.00%) C#
2 487 (48.80%) JavaScript
3 361 (36.17%) SQL
4 112 (11.22%) TypeScript
5 97 (9.72%) T-SQL
6 40 (4.01%) Python
7 38 (3.81%) Java
8 36 (3.61%) C++
9 28 (2.81%) F#
10 27 (2.71%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.70%) Ruby
12 16 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 9 (0.90%) Erlang
13 9 (0.90%) Haskell
14 7 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.60%) C
16 4 (0.40%) PHP
16 4 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.40%) VBA
17 3 (0.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 115 (11.52%) Degree
2 46 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
4 13 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (1.20%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.80%) PhD
7 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.50%) MCPD
9 2 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.71%) QA
2 5 (0.50%) GDPR
3 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (9.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.10%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 60 (6.01%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.80%) Istio
3 3 (0.30%) Ansible
3 3 (0.30%) MIIS
3 3 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.10%) Grafana
4 1 (0.10%) Mesos
4 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.10%) Puppet
4 1 (0.10%) Terraform
4 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 286 (28.66%) Microsoft
2 47 (4.71%) Oracle
3 28 (2.81%) Google
4 20 (2.00%) Xamarin
5 17 (1.70%) VMware
6 15 (1.50%) IBM
7 14 (1.40%) Atlassian
8 13 (1.30%) SAP
9 7 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.70%) Sun
10 6 (0.60%) Apple
11 3 (0.30%) Sybase
11 3 (0.30%) Tableau
12 2 (0.20%) Databricks
12 2 (0.20%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.20%) HP
12 2 (0.20%) TIBCO
13 1 (0.10%) GoCardless
13 1 (0.10%) Progress
13 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com