Period
to 30 July 2021

The median annual salary for a C# Developer was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

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

C# Developer
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 148 85 63
Rank change year-on-year -63 -22 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Developer 2,748 2,509 6,189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.42% 3.66% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 3.85% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,411 2,203 5,607
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 103,609 65,173 137,985
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.21% 95.00% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73,681 53,188 111,578
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in the UK

C# Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C# Developer in the UK

C# Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# Developer over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for C# Developer in the UK

C# 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# Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 30 July 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
England -58 2,552 £52,500 +5.00% 726
UK excluding London -34 1,781 £47,500 +5.56% 490
Work from Home -19 913 £50,000 +11.11% 247
London -107 821 £70,000 +12.00% 264
South East -18 700 £50,000 +5.26% 129
North of England -51 398 £45,000 - 136
Midlands -28 267 £45,000 +5.88% 110
South West -25 170 £45,000 +12.50% 39
Yorkshire -38 164 £45,000 +5.88% 31
East of England -23 161 £52,500 +16.67% 46
North West -75 159 £45,000 -5.26% 91
West Midlands -28 155 £45,000 - 53
East Midlands -27 111 £42,500 +6.25% 57
North East +19 75 £37,500 +11.11% 14
Scotland -85 53 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Wales -11 31 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Northern Ireland -41 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 2,748 (100.00%) C#
2 2,408 (87.63%) .NET
3 1,404 (51.09%) SQL
4 1,297 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
5 1,249 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 1,190 (43.30%) Azure
7 1,123 (40.87%) SQL Server
8 993 (36.14%) .NET Core
9 863 (31.40%) MVC
10 828 (30.13%) ASP.NET
11 703 (25.58%) CSS
12 674 (24.53%) HTML
13 622 (22.63%) AngularJS
14 604 (21.98%) React
15 595 (21.65%) DevOps
16 582 (21.18%) Microsoft
17 573 (20.85%) .NET Framework
18 570 (20.74%) Full Stack Development
19 526 (19.14%) Software Engineering
20 499 (18.16%) Microservices
21 487 (17.72%) Finance
22 475 (17.29%) Scrum
23 431 (15.68%) TDD
24 405 (14.74%) T-SQL
25 402 (14.63%) AWS
26 398 (14.48%) ASP.NET Web API
27 394 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
28 379 (13.79%) jQuery
29 378 (13.76%) Social Skills
30 366 (13.32%) Docker

C# 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
1 124 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 84 (3.06%) IIS
3 67 (2.44%) CMS
4 65 (2.37%) Umbraco
5 40 (1.46%) Confluence
6 22 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (0.76%) EPiServer
8 18 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (0.44%) Kentico
11 10 (0.36%) nginx
12 9 (0.33%) SAS
13 8 (0.29%) OpenROAD
14 5 (0.18%) Apache
15 3 (0.11%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.11%) OnBase
15 3 (0.11%) Sitefinity
16 2 (0.073%) Oracle Workflow
16 2 (0.073%) WebSphere
17 1 (0.036%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 22 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.47%) Simulink
3 11 (0.40%) InVision
3 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.40%) Sketch
4 7 (0.25%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.073%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.036%) Figma
Business Applications
1 66 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.58%) MetaTrader
3 7 (0.25%) Summit
4 5 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
5 4 (0.15%) Magento
6 3 (0.11%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.11%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.073%) BambooHR
7 2 (0.073%) Loan IQ
7 2 (0.073%) Maximo
7 2 (0.073%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.073%) StreamServe
8 1 (0.036%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.036%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.036%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.036%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,190 (43.30%) Azure
2 402 (14.63%) AWS
3 179 (6.51%) Azure Service Bus
4 155 (5.64%) SaaS
5 135 (4.91%) Serverless
6 104 (3.78%) GCP
7 103 (3.75%) Azure Functions
8 91 (3.31%) Azure Service Fabric
9 74 (2.69%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 72 (2.62%) Azure Active Directory
11 71 (2.58%) PaaS
12 66 (2.40%) Azure Storage
13 65 (2.37%) Power Platform
14 57 (2.07%) Azure App Service
15 45 (1.64%) Azure Key Vault
16 34 (1.24%) NuGet
17 33 (1.20%) Azure Event Grid
18 29 (1.06%) GitHub
19 24 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
20 20 (0.73%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.69%) HTTP
2 12 (0.44%) FTP
3 10 (0.36%) SMTP
4 9 (0.33%) Internet
5 6 (0.22%) RTP
6 5 (0.18%) H.323
7 3 (0.11%) Intranet
7 3 (0.11%) Skype
7 3 (0.11%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.073%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.073%) 4G
8 2 (0.073%) 5G
8 2 (0.073%) ASN.1
8 2 (0.073%) LTE
8 2 (0.073%) MQTT
8 2 (0.073%) Network Security
8 2 (0.073%) SSH
8 2 (0.073%) VoIP
9 1 (0.036%) AMQP
9 1 (0.036%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,123 (40.87%) SQL Server
2 132 (4.80%) NoSQL
3 90 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 74 (2.69%) MongoDB
5 63 (2.29%) Big Data
6 58 (2.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 54 (1.97%) GIS
8 53 (1.93%) Power BI
9 43 (1.56%) MySQL
9 43 (1.56%) SQL Server 2017
10 42 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 38 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
12 36 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 34 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
14 31 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
15 25 (0.91%) Data Lake
15 25 (0.91%) RDBMS
16 21 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 337 (12.26%) Git (software)
2 233 (8.48%) Visual Studio
3 143 (5.20%) TeamCity
4 122 (4.44%) NUnit
5 121 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 120 (4.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 86 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 76 (2.77%) JIRA
9 64 (2.33%) Jenkins
10 59 (2.15%) Moq
11 43 (1.56%) Selenium
12 32 (1.16%) MSTest
13 27 (0.98%) SpecFlow
14 25 (0.91%) git-flow
15 18 (0.66%) Postman
15 18 (0.66%) WebDriver
16 15 (0.55%) Subversion
17 13 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 12 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
19 11 (0.40%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 487 (17.72%) Finance
2 378 (13.76%) Social Skills
3 119 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (3.24%) Retail
5 84 (3.06%) Banking
6 80 (2.91%) Marketing
7 62 (2.26%) Front Office
8 60 (2.18%) Law
9 31 (1.13%) Investment Banking
9 31 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.09%) Games
11 29 (1.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 28 (1.02%) Public Sector
13 25 (0.91%) Organisational Skills
14 22 (0.80%) Back Office
15 20 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
16 19 (0.69%) Advertising
16 19 (0.69%) Electronics
16 19 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
17 16 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,408 (87.63%) .NET
2 993 (36.14%) .NET Core
3 828 (30.13%) ASP.NET
4 703 (25.58%) CSS
5 674 (24.53%) HTML
6 622 (22.63%) AngularJS
7 604 (21.98%) React
8 573 (20.85%) .NET Framework
9 398 (14.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 394 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 379 (13.79%) jQuery
12 346 (12.59%) Web Services
13 293 (10.66%) Entity Framework
14 284 (10.33%) REST
15 201 (7.31%) HTML5
16 193 (7.02%) RESTful
17 183 (6.66%) WCF
18 178 (6.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 175 (6.37%) ASP.NET Core
20 140 (5.09%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 224 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
2 99 (3.60%) Legacy Systems
3 82 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
4 78 (2.84%) User Experience
5 58 (2.11%) Equities
5 58 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 54 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 52 (1.89%) N-Tier
8 49 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 45 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 40 (1.46%) Hedge funds
11 36 (1.31%) Derivative
12 27 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 27 (0.98%) Public Cloud
13 26 (0.95%) Cloud Native
14 23 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
15 21 (0.76%) Management Information System
16 19 (0.69%) Contract for Difference
16 19 (0.69%) Reinsurance
16 19 (0.69%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 134 (4.88%) Windows
2 84 (3.06%) Linux
3 27 (0.98%) Android
4 20 (0.73%) Apple iOS
5 15 (0.55%) Windows 10
5 15 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 15 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.44%) Unix
7 12 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.18%) VMS
8 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.073%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.036%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,297 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 863 (31.40%) MVC
3 595 (21.65%) DevOps
4 570 (20.74%) Full Stack Development
5 526 (19.14%) Software Engineering
6 499 (18.16%) Microservices
7 475 (17.29%) Scrum
8 431 (15.68%) TDD
9 298 (10.84%) OO
10 293 (10.66%) SOLID
11 279 (10.15%) SDLC
12 240 (8.73%) Unit Testing
13 228 (8.30%) Web Development
14 226 (8.22%) Test Automation
15 204 (7.42%) Mentoring
16 185 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
17 177 (6.44%) Fintech
18 166 (6.04%) OOP
19 156 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
20 155 (5.64%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,748 (100.00%) C#
2 1,404 (51.09%) SQL
3 1,249 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 405 (14.74%) T-SQL
5 271 (9.86%) TypeScript
6 169 (6.15%) Python
7 132 (4.80%) C++
8 122 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 115 (4.18%) Java
10 66 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 37 (1.35%) VBA
12 23 (0.84%) PHP
13 22 (0.80%) C
14 21 (0.76%) Bash Shell
14 21 (0.76%) Scala
15 20 (0.73%) VB
16 18 (0.66%) PL/SQL
17 17 (0.62%) F#
18 10 (0.36%) Kotlin
19 9 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 253 (9.21%) Degree
2 89 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 87 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 86 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.51%) Master's Degree
6 12 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
7 11 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.29%) PhD
9 6 (0.22%) HND
10 3 (0.11%) HNC
11 2 (0.073%) MCSD
12 1 (0.036%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.036%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (3.31%) QA
2 13 (0.47%) Accessibility
3 7 (0.25%) GRC
4 5 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.18%) EMIR
4 5 (0.18%) MiFID
5 2 (0.073%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.073%) SLA
6 1 (0.036%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.036%) GDPR
System Software
1 366 (13.32%) Docker
2 15 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.36%) Firmware
4 8 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.036%) LXC
Systems Management
1 305 (11.10%) Kubernetes
2 95 (3.46%) Terraform
3 40 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.36%) Grafana
4 10 (0.36%) MIIS
5 8 (0.29%) HP Fortify
5 8 (0.29%) vCenter Server
6 7 (0.25%) Ansible
7 5 (0.18%) Kibana
8 4 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (0.073%) Consul
9 2 (0.073%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.073%) Packer
10 1 (0.036%) Marathon
10 1 (0.036%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.036%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 582 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 67 (2.44%) Oracle
3 57 (2.07%) Nintex
4 48 (1.75%) Xamarin
5 35 (1.27%) Google
6 32 (1.16%) VMware
7 25 (0.91%) Sage
8 20 (0.73%) Telerik
9 18 (0.66%) Sitecore
10 17 (0.62%) SAP
11 14 (0.51%) Fidessa
12 13 (0.47%) Charles River
13 8 (0.29%) Actian
13 8 (0.29%) HP
14 7 (0.25%) DevExpress
15 6 (0.22%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
16 5 (0.18%) Xceptor
17 4 (0.15%) MuleSoft
17 4 (0.15%) WooCommerce