Period
to 23 October 2019

The median annual salary for a C# Developer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 46 46
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Developer 5,679 8,549 9,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.16% 5.19% 5.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 5.41% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5,084 7,821 8,992
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £69,088
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +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 130,717 158,047 168,636
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.92% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104,321 127,298 135,055
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in the UK

C# Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C# Developer in the UK

C# Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Salary histogram for C# Developer in the UK

C# Developer
Top 16 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 23 October 2019. 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 -19 5,349 £50,000 +5.26% 1,022
UK excluding London -22 3,462 £45,000 +3.45% 755
London -20 2,087 £60,000 - 317
South East -15 1,221 £45,000 - 233
North of England -8 982 £45,000 +5.88% 191
North West -2 607 £45,000 +5.88% 105
Midlands -36 384 £45,000 +5.88% 115
South West -17 372 £45,000 +12.50% 96
Yorkshire -18 335 £42,500 -1.16% 73
East of England -13 306 £50,000 +11.11% 70
East Midlands -9 197 £45,000 +5.88% 54
West Midlands -60 187 £45,000 +5.88% 59
Scotland -2 143 £45,000 - 24
North East -14 41 £47,000 +10.59% 13
Wales -26 36 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Northern Ireland -17 25 £50,000 +33.33% 8

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 5,679 (100.00%) C#
2 4,987 (87.81%) .NET
3 2,863 (50.41%) ASP.NET
4 2,852 (50.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2,752 (48.46%) SQL Server
6 2,625 (46.22%) JavaScript
7 2,551 (44.92%) SQL
8 2,537 (44.67%) MVC
9 1,701 (29.95%) HTML
10 1,644 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,567 (27.59%) CSS
12 1,525 (26.85%) AngularJS
13 1,505 (26.50%) Azure
14 1,270 (22.36%) TDD
15 1,227 (21.61%) Microsoft
16 1,207 (21.25%) Finance
17 1,165 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
18 1,148 (20.21%) .NET Framework
19 1,144 (20.14%) .NET Core
20 922 (16.24%) Scrum
21 833 (14.67%) jQuery
22 757 (13.33%) Git (software)
23 727 (12.80%) Web Development
24 716 (12.61%) WCF
25 713 (12.56%) Web Services
26 702 (12.36%) React
27 698 (12.29%) Software Engineering
28 687 (12.10%) Microservices
29 648 (11.41%) Degree
30 646 (11.38%) AWS

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
1 180 (3.17%) IIS
2 121 (2.13%) CMS
3 105 (1.85%) Umbraco
4 101 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
5 99 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 48 (0.85%) Confluence
7 32 (0.56%) EPiServer
7 32 (0.56%) NServiceBus
8 20 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 19 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
10 15 (0.26%) Kentico
11 12 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
12 10 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.16%) Apache
14 8 (0.14%) ArcGIS
14 8 (0.14%) Drupal
14 8 (0.14%) Sitefinity
15 7 (0.12%) WordPress
16 5 (0.088%) Oracle Spatial
17 4 (0.070%) nginx
Applications
1 37 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.070%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.018%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 89 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 12 (0.21%) Front Arena
3 12 (0.21%) Markit EDM
3 12 (0.21%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.070%) Endur
5 4 (0.070%) R3 Corda
6 3 (0.053%) Magento
6 3 (0.053%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.053%) StreamServe
7 2 (0.035%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.018%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.018%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.018%) SessionCam
8 1 (0.018%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.018%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,505 (26.50%) Azure
2 646 (11.38%) AWS
3 158 (2.78%) SaaS
4 91 (1.60%) Serverless
5 78 (1.37%) PaaS
6 71 (1.25%) GitHub
7 47 (0.83%) Azure Functions
8 45 (0.79%) GCP
9 40 (0.70%) npm
10 32 (0.56%) Power Platform
11 30 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
12 23 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (0.32%) Office 365
15 17 (0.30%) Azure Machine Learning
15 17 (0.30%) IaaS
16 16 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
16 16 (0.28%) NuGet
17 12 (0.21%) AWS IoT
18 11 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.11%) Internet
2 60 (1.06%) HTTP
3 26 (0.46%) Broadband
4 16 (0.28%) Intranet
5 11 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.14%) FTP
6 8 (0.14%) Skype
7 7 (0.12%) MQTT
7 7 (0.12%) SMTP
7 7 (0.12%) SSH
8 6 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.035%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.035%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.035%) Modbus
9 2 (0.035%) RFID
9 2 (0.035%) SMS
10 1 (0.018%) Extranet
10 1 (0.018%) RS-232
10 1 (0.018%) RS-485
10 1 (0.018%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,752 (48.46%) SQL Server
2 324 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 274 (4.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 243 (4.28%) Relational Database
5 231 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 196 (3.45%) MySQL
7 185 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 127 (2.24%) MongoDB
8 127 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
9 105 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 97 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 86 (1.51%) Redis
12 79 (1.39%) Big Data
13 56 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
14 55 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
15 49 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
16 47 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 44 (0.77%) Cosmos DB
18 38 (0.67%) RDBMS
19 34 (0.60%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 757 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 548 (9.65%) Visual Studio
3 338 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 230 (4.05%) NUnit
5 216 (3.80%) JIRA
6 167 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 157 (2.76%) TeamCity
8 90 (1.58%) Selenium
9 84 (1.48%) SpecFlow
10 83 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
11 67 (1.18%) webpack
12 64 (1.13%) Jenkins
13 54 (0.95%) Bitbucket
14 53 (0.93%) Moq
14 53 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
14 53 (0.93%) Subversion
15 38 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 37 (0.65%) StyleCop
17 36 (0.63%) MSTest
18 29 (0.51%) WebDriver
General
1 1,207 (21.25%) Finance
2 292 (5.14%) Banking
3 206 (3.63%) Retail
4 201 (3.54%) Games
5 159 (2.80%) Marketing
6 133 (2.34%) Front Office
7 89 (1.57%) Public Sector
8 69 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 62 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 56 (0.99%) Back Office
11 38 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 37 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.63%) Legal
14 27 (0.48%) Advertising
14 27 (0.48%) Electronics
14 27 (0.48%) Law
15 19 (0.33%) French Language
16 18 (0.32%) German Language
17 17 (0.30%) Dutch Language
17 17 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,987 (87.81%) .NET
2 2,863 (50.41%) ASP.NET
3 1,701 (29.95%) HTML
4 1,644 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1,567 (27.59%) CSS
6 1,525 (26.85%) AngularJS
7 1,165 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1,148 (20.21%) .NET Framework
9 1,144 (20.14%) .NET Core
10 833 (14.67%) jQuery
11 716 (12.61%) WCF
12 713 (12.56%) Web Services
13 702 (12.36%) React
14 629 (11.08%) Entity Framework
15 553 (9.74%) RESTful
16 518 (9.12%) REST
17 513 (9.03%) HTML5
18 485 (8.54%) WPF
19 376 (6.62%) XML
20 368 (6.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 586 (10.32%) Greenfield Project
2 197 (3.47%) Hedge funds
3 190 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
4 187 (3.29%) Algorithms
5 184 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 182 (3.20%) User Experience
7 179 (3.15%) Mobile App
8 165 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
9 137 (2.41%) Data Structures
10 87 (1.53%) Derivative
11 77 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 76 (1.34%) Fixed Income
13 68 (1.20%) Cloud Native
14 49 (0.86%) Equities
15 47 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 47 (0.83%) Virtual Team
16 39 (0.69%) N-Tier
17 31 (0.55%) Robotics
18 30 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
19 25 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 557 (9.81%) Windows
2 147 (2.59%) Linux
3 118 (2.08%) Android
4 85 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 61 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 28 (0.49%) Unix
7 15 (0.26%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.088%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.070%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.035%) MVS
11 2 (0.035%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.018%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.018%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.018%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,852 (50.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2,537 (44.67%) MVC
3 1,270 (22.36%) TDD
4 922 (16.24%) Scrum
5 727 (12.80%) Web Development
6 698 (12.29%) Software Engineering
7 687 (12.10%) Microservices
8 559 (9.84%) Unit Testing
9 545 (9.60%) BDD
10 531 (9.35%) Computer Science
11 524 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
12 521 (9.17%) DevOps
13 490 (8.63%) OO
14 475 (8.36%) SDLC
15 434 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
16 389 (6.85%) SOLID
17 370 (6.52%) Fintech
18 344 (6.06%) Test Automation
19 319 (5.62%) Mentoring
20 294 (5.18%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5,679 (100.00%) C#
2 2,625 (46.22%) JavaScript
3 2,551 (44.92%) SQL
4 549 (9.67%) T-SQL
5 405 (7.13%) VB.NET
6 346 (6.09%) Python
7 316 (5.56%) Java
8 315 (5.55%) TypeScript
9 272 (4.79%) C++
10 160 (2.82%) Ruby
11 156 (2.75%) VB
12 139 (2.45%) PowerShell
13 84 (1.48%) F#
14 78 (1.37%) VBA
15 70 (1.23%) C
16 68 (1.20%) PHP
17 59 (1.04%) PL/SQL
18 54 (0.95%) R
19 51 (0.90%) VB6
20 35 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 648 (11.41%) Degree
2 192 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 61 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 25 (0.44%) Master's Degree
7 22 (0.39%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.35%) MCAD
8 20 (0.35%) MCTS
9 16 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (0.26%) ISEB
11 14 (0.25%) MCSD
12 13 (0.23%) DBS Check
12 13 (0.23%) MCPD
13 12 (0.21%) MCP
14 11 (0.19%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.14%) MCSE
16 7 (0.12%) Postgraduate
17 5 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 2 (0.035%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (3.50%) QA
2 20 (0.35%) DICOM
3 17 (0.30%) GDPR
3 17 (0.30%) WAI
4 12 (0.21%) SLA
5 6 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.088%) PMO
7 4 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.053%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.053%) PSD2
9 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.035%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.018%) EMIR
10 1 (0.018%) HL7
10 1 (0.018%) MiFID
10 1 (0.018%) Solvency II
System Software
1 346 (6.09%) Docker
2 31 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.053%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.018%) Firmware
5 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.018%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.018%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 150 (2.64%) Kubernetes
2 34 (0.60%) Kibana
3 31 (0.55%) SQL Sentry
4 28 (0.49%) Grafana
5 13 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.21%) Terraform
7 11 (0.19%) Ansible
8 10 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.18%) MIIS
9 4 (0.070%) logstash
10 3 (0.053%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.053%) SCCM
11 2 (0.035%) Puppet
12 1 (0.018%) Dollar Universe
12 1 (0.018%) Graphite
12 1 (0.018%) Rancher
12 1 (0.018%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,227 (21.61%) Microsoft
2 257 (4.53%) Oracle
3 133 (2.34%) Xamarin
4 84 (1.48%) Google
5 64 (1.13%) SAP
6 32 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 30 (0.53%) IBM
7 30 (0.53%) Sitecore
8 25 (0.44%) Talend
9 21 (0.37%) Telerik
10 19 (0.33%) ForgeRock
10 19 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (0.32%) Logi
11 18 (0.32%) Logi Analytics
12 16 (0.28%) Nintex
13 13 (0.23%) Charles River
13 13 (0.23%) TOWER Software
14 12 (0.21%) Borland
14 12 (0.21%) Calypso
14 12 (0.21%) SimCorp