Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a C# .NET Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 78 66
Rank change year-on-year -16 -12 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 5,590 6,599 8,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.31% 3.74% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.44% 3.90% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,229 6,215 8,331
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% - +3.53%
10th Percentile £32,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 162,478 169,340 190,363
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.07% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 130,921 136,473 160,125
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 £81,250 £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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -14 5,261 £45,000 - 723
UK excluding London -15 3,628 £42,500 +6.25% 537
London -8 1,824 £57,500 +4.55% 219
South East -7 1,266 £44,500 +2.30% 149
North of England -6 939 £42,500 +8.97% 157
North West -11 488 £42,500 +6.25% 87
Midlands -34 470 £42,500 +8.97% 90
South West +32 411 £42,250 +5.63% 63
Yorkshire +4 375 £44,000 +17.33% 56
East of England -39 356 £50,000 +11.11% 45
West Midlands -45 265 £43,500 +11.54% 51
East Midlands -14 205 £42,000 +7.69% 39
Scotland -44 102 £40,000 +9.59% 23
North East -11 76 £38,228 -4.43% 14
Wales +10 71 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Northern Ireland +12 12 £52,500 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5,590 (100.00%) C#
1 5,590 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,592 (64.26%) ASP.NET
3 3,278 (58.64%) MVC
4 3,263 (58.37%) SQL Server
5 3,102 (55.49%) JavaScript
6 2,898 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
7 2,653 (47.46%) SQL
8 2,252 (40.29%) HTML
9 2,212 (39.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2,017 (36.08%) CSS
11 1,772 (31.70%) TDD
12 1,692 (30.27%) AngularJS
13 1,561 (27.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1,553 (27.78%) Microsoft
15 1,483 (26.53%) .NET Framework
16 1,238 (22.15%) Scrum
17 1,177 (21.06%) jQuery
18 1,119 (20.02%) Finance
19 1,080 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
20 953 (17.05%) WCF
21 902 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
22 866 (15.49%) Entity Framework
23 850 (15.21%) Git (software)
24 819 (14.65%) BDD
25 773 (13.83%) RESTful
26 771 (13.79%) Software Engineering
27 766 (13.70%) Web Development
28 755 (13.51%) SQL Server 2016
29 737 (13.18%) Greenfield Project

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
1 208 (3.72%) IIS
2 160 (2.86%) CMS
3 129 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
3 129 (2.31%) SharePoint
4 126 (2.25%) Umbraco
5 50 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 39 (0.70%) Confluence
7 37 (0.66%) EPiServer
8 36 (0.64%) NServiceBus
9 24 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.32%) Drupal
10 18 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 17 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (0.23%) K2 blackpearl
12 13 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (0.20%) Kentico
14 10 (0.18%) Oracle Service Bus
15 8 (0.14%) Apache
15 8 (0.14%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 47 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.11%) Revit
7 3 (0.054%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.054%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.036%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.018%) Maya
Business Applications
1 39 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.38%) Markit EDM
3 20 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.27%) Bloomberg AIM
4 15 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
4 15 (0.27%) Front Arena
4 15 (0.27%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.072%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.072%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.036%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.018%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,080 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 418 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
3 144 (2.58%) SaaS
4 65 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 59 (1.06%) npm
6 53 (0.95%) GitHub
7 47 (0.84%) PaaS
8 40 (0.72%) Google Play
8 40 (0.72%) Serverless
9 35 (0.63%) Office 365
10 32 (0.57%) NuGet
11 22 (0.39%) Amazon S3
12 21 (0.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 20 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
14 18 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
14 18 (0.32%) IaaS
15 15 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.13%) CloudFront
17 5 (0.089%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 123 (2.20%) Internet
2 62 (1.11%) Broadband
3 59 (1.06%) Hyperconnected
4 54 (0.97%) HTTP
5 42 (0.75%) Intranet
6 35 (0.63%) SMS
7 24 (0.43%) TCP/IP
8 17 (0.30%) Wireless
9 7 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.11%) Skype
11 5 (0.089%) DNS
12 4 (0.072%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.036%) 4G
13 2 (0.036%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.036%) IMAP
13 2 (0.036%) RFID
13 2 (0.036%) SMTP
13 2 (0.036%) SSL
13 2 (0.036%) X.509
14 1 (0.018%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,263 (58.37%) SQL Server
2 755 (13.51%) SQL Server 2016
3 359 (6.42%) NoSQL
4 201 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 191 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 181 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 174 (3.11%) MongoDB
8 150 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 140 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 128 (2.29%) MySQL
11 83 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
12 68 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 62 (1.11%) Redis
14 61 (1.09%) RDBMS
15 57 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
15 57 (1.02%) Big Data
16 56 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
17 44 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
18 41 (0.73%) Power BI
19 34 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 850 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 615 (11.00%) Visual Studio
3 456 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 367 (6.57%) NUnit
5 240 (4.29%) TeamCity
6 185 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 181 (3.24%) JIRA
8 146 (2.61%) MSTest
9 132 (2.36%) Selenium
10 116 (2.08%) Subversion
11 114 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
12 113 (2.02%) Jenkins
13 94 (1.68%) Rhino Mocks
14 93 (1.66%) Moq
15 85 (1.52%) SpecFlow
16 66 (1.18%) Bitbucket
17 62 (1.11%) Jasmine
18 45 (0.81%) Cucumber
19 42 (0.75%) Protractor
20 41 (0.73%) MSBuild
General
1 1,119 (20.02%) Finance
2 273 (4.88%) Banking
3 243 (4.35%) Games
4 241 (4.31%) Marketing
5 228 (4.08%) Retail
6 155 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 138 (2.47%) Telecoms
8 97 (1.74%) Advertising
9 81 (1.45%) Electronics
10 52 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 47 (0.84%) Music Industry
12 44 (0.79%) Law
13 38 (0.68%) Automotive
14 35 (0.63%) Legal
15 30 (0.54%) Back Office
15 30 (0.54%) Front Office
16 21 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.23%) Publishing
18 5 (0.089%) Corporate Banking
18 5 (0.089%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,590 (100.00%) .NET
2 3,592 (64.26%) ASP.NET
3 2,252 (40.29%) HTML
4 2,212 (39.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2,017 (36.08%) CSS
6 1,692 (30.27%) AngularJS
7 1,561 (27.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1,483 (26.53%) .NET Framework
9 1,177 (21.06%) jQuery
10 953 (17.05%) WCF
11 866 (15.49%) Entity Framework
12 773 (13.83%) RESTful
13 646 (11.56%) Web Services
14 641 (11.47%) HTML5
15 628 (11.23%) WPF
16 552 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 531 (9.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 480 (8.59%) .NET Core
19 427 (7.64%) XML
20 426 (7.62%) React
Miscellaneous
1 737 (13.18%) Greenfield Project
2 396 (7.08%) Enterprise Software
3 295 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 213 (3.81%) User Experience
5 186 (3.33%) Fintech
6 184 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
7 172 (3.08%) Mobile App
8 97 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
9 66 (1.18%) Tandem
10 64 (1.14%) Social Network
11 61 (1.09%) Algorithms
12 45 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 43 (0.77%) Online Banking
14 42 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 41 (0.73%) iPhone
16 36 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 29 (0.52%) Fixed Income
18 28 (0.50%) Data Structures
19 27 (0.48%) Music Streaming
20 26 (0.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 555 (9.93%) Windows
2 139 (2.49%) Android
3 91 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 60 (1.07%) Linux
5 37 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.29%) Unix
6 16 (0.29%) Windows Phone
6 16 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
7 9 (0.16%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.13%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.072%) Solaris
10 4 (0.072%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.036%) VMS
12 1 (0.018%) MVS
12 1 (0.018%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,278 (58.64%) MVC
2 2,898 (51.84%) Agile Software Development
3 1,772 (31.70%) TDD
4 1,238 (22.15%) Scrum
5 902 (16.14%) Continuous Integration
6 819 (14.65%) BDD
7 771 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 766 (13.70%) Web Development
9 644 (11.52%) OO
10 639 (11.43%) Web Application Development
11 540 (9.66%) Unit Testing
12 488 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
13 485 (8.68%) Kanban
14 469 (8.39%) Dependency Injection
15 426 (7.62%) SOLID
16 380 (6.80%) Microservices
16 380 (6.80%) SDLC
17 356 (6.37%) Test Automation
18 347 (6.21%) MVVM
19 284 (5.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5,590 (100.00%) C#
2 3,102 (55.49%) JavaScript
3 2,653 (47.46%) SQL
4 675 (12.08%) T-SQL
5 443 (7.92%) VB.NET
6 259 (4.63%) Java
7 213 (3.81%) TypeScript
8 203 (3.63%) Ruby
9 135 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 132 (2.36%) VB
11 124 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 111 (1.99%) C++
13 104 (1.86%) Python
14 68 (1.22%) VBA
15 60 (1.07%) PHP
15 60 (1.07%) VB6
16 50 (0.89%) C
17 48 (0.86%) Scala
18 47 (0.84%) F#
19 35 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 512 (9.16%) Degree
2 182 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (0.68%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.29%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (0.20%) MCP
8 9 (0.16%) MCPD
9 7 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.089%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.089%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.054%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.036%) CISSP
12 2 (0.036%) MCSD
12 2 (0.036%) MCSE
13 1 (0.018%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.018%) MCSA
13 1 (0.018%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (2.15%) QA
2 9 (0.16%) GDPR
3 6 (0.11%) MiFID
3 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.089%) GAMP
5 2 (0.036%) PMO
5 2 (0.036%) SLA
6 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.018%) MISRA
6 1 (0.018%) MISRA C
System Software
1 163 (2.92%) Docker
2 25 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.14%) Firmware
4 2 (0.036%) HDFS
5 1 (0.018%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 53 (0.95%) Kubernetes
3 48 (0.86%) Puppet
4 26 (0.47%) Ansible
5 25 (0.45%) Terraform
6 18 (0.32%) Packer
7 15 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (0.13%) Grafana
10 6 (0.11%) Kibana
11 4 (0.072%) Graphite
11 4 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.072%) SCCM
12 3 (0.054%) Istio
13 2 (0.036%) Consul
13 2 (0.036%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.036%) logstash
13 2 (0.036%) Mesos
13 2 (0.036%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1,553 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 343 (6.14%) Oracle
3 236 (4.22%) Xamarin
4 142 (2.54%) Google
5 110 (1.97%) Facebook
6 97 (1.74%) SAP
7 75 (1.34%) Twitter
8 70 (1.25%) Sitecore
9 36 (0.64%) Capita
9 36 (0.64%) DevExpress
10 27 (0.48%) Atlassian
11 24 (0.43%) Telerik
12 17 (0.30%) Bloomberg
13 16 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
13 16 (0.29%) SimCorp
14 15 (0.27%) Calypso
14 15 (0.27%) Charles River
14 15 (0.27%) FXall
15 13 (0.23%) TOWER Software
16 11 (0.20%) Citrix