Period
to 15 October 2021

The median annual salary for a C# Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 161 97 67
Rank change year-on-year -64 -30 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Developer 2,849 1,565 5,680
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.28% 3.27% 4.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 3.44% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,473 1,374 5,123
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 114,166 45,505 131,651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.27% 94.96% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 79,199 38,036 106,237
10th Percentile £31,761 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £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 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 15 October 2021.

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 15 October 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 -57 2,646 £52,500 +5.00% 627
UK excluding London -33 1,831 £50,000 +5.26% 414
Work from Home -4 1,080 £51,500 +8.42% 219
London -99 871 £70,000 +12.00% 242
South East -16 706 £51,500 +3.00% 91
North of England -48 442 £45,000 - 117
Midlands -37 290 £45,000 +2.86% 99
North West -82 204 £45,000 -5.26% 74
West Midlands -14 185 £50,000 +11.11% 41
Yorkshire -16 165 £45,000 +5.88% 25
East of England -39 164 £55,000 +22.22% 49
South West -44 132 £45,000 +5.88% 28
East Midlands -40 105 £40,000 -5.88% 58
North East -10 73 £37,500 +4.17% 18
Scotland -67 64 £50,000 - 17
Wales -26 33 £37,500 -6.25% 11

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 2,849 (100.00%) C#
2 2,479 (87.01%) .NET
3 1,389 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
4 1,361 (47.77%) SQL
5 1,285 (45.10%) Azure
6 1,205 (42.30%) JavaScript
7 1,111 (39.00%) .NET Core
8 1,090 (38.26%) SQL Server
9 868 (30.47%) ASP.NET
10 835 (29.31%) MVC
11 659 (23.13%) HTML
12 643 (22.57%) AngularJS
13 618 (21.69%) React
14 603 (21.17%) .NET Framework
15 601 (21.10%) CSS
15 601 (21.10%) Full Stack Development
16 594 (20.85%) DevOps
17 592 (20.78%) Software Engineering
18 590 (20.71%) Microsoft
19 538 (18.88%) Scrum
20 531 (18.64%) Finance
21 520 (18.25%) TDD
22 505 (17.73%) Microservices
23 434 (15.23%) AWS
24 411 (14.43%) Git (software)
24 411 (14.43%) Docker
25 400 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
25 400 (14.04%) Social Skills
26 385 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
27 336 (11.79%) TypeScript

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 81 (2.84%) SharePoint
2 68 (2.39%) IIS
3 60 (2.11%) Umbraco
4 51 (1.79%) CMS
5 48 (1.68%) Confluence
6 22 (0.77%) EPiServer
7 19 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.35%) nginx
10 9 (0.32%) SAS
11 8 (0.28%) Kentico
12 7 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.25%) OpenROAD
13 3 (0.11%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.11%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.070%) Apache
14 2 (0.070%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.070%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.070%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.070%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.60%) Simulink
3 11 (0.39%) InVision
3 11 (0.39%) Sketch
4 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.11%) EngageOne
5 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.035%) Figma
Business Applications
1 20 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.53%) MetaTrader
3 4 (0.14%) Magento
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.11%) Loan IQ
4 3 (0.11%) Maximo
4 3 (0.11%) nopCommerce
4 3 (0.11%) osCommerce
4 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.11%) Summit
5 2 (0.070%) BambooHR
5 2 (0.070%) FINCAD Analytics
5 2 (0.070%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.035%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.035%) RMDS
6 1 (0.035%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.035%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.035%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.035%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.035%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,285 (45.10%) Azure
2 434 (15.23%) AWS
3 160 (5.62%) SaaS
4 121 (4.25%) Azure Service Bus
5 118 (4.14%) Serverless
6 88 (3.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 88 (3.09%) GCP
7 81 (2.84%) Azure Functions
8 54 (1.90%) Power Platform
9 51 (1.79%) Azure Service Fabric
10 43 (1.51%) PaaS
11 35 (1.23%) GitHub
12 34 (1.19%) Azure Storage
13 32 (1.12%) Azure Event Grid
14 30 (1.05%) NuGet
15 25 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
16 24 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
17 23 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
18 22 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
19 19 (0.67%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.42%) SMTP
2 11 (0.39%) HTTP
3 10 (0.35%) FTP
3 10 (0.35%) Network Security
4 7 (0.25%) Internet
5 5 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
5 5 (0.18%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.11%) Broadband
6 3 (0.11%) Intranet
7 2 (0.070%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.070%) 4G
7 2 (0.070%) 5G
7 2 (0.070%) ASN.1
7 2 (0.070%) H.323
7 2 (0.070%) LTE
7 2 (0.070%) RTP
7 2 (0.070%) SSL
8 1 (0.035%) AMQP
8 1 (0.035%) MQTT
8 1 (0.035%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,090 (38.26%) SQL Server
2 93 (3.26%) NoSQL
3 77 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 53 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 52 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 47 (1.65%) Big Data
7 46 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 45 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (1.47%) GIS
10 38 (1.33%) Power BI
11 37 (1.30%) Data Lake
12 32 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
12 32 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
13 31 (1.09%) MySQL
13 31 (1.09%) SQL Server 2017
14 29 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
15 20 (0.70%) Redis
16 15 (0.53%) RDBMS
17 14 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 411 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 248 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 133 (4.67%) NUnit
4 118 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 114 (4.00%) TeamCity
6 104 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 87 (3.05%) JIRA
8 77 (2.70%) Moq
9 71 (2.49%) Jenkins
10 50 (1.76%) Selenium
11 48 (1.68%) MSTest
12 36 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
13 30 (1.05%) SpecFlow
14 26 (0.91%) git-flow
14 26 (0.91%) Postman
14 26 (0.91%) WebDriver
15 15 (0.53%) Bitbucket
16 14 (0.49%) Cypress.io
17 12 (0.42%) Subversion
18 11 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 531 (18.64%) Finance
2 400 (14.04%) Social Skills
3 111 (3.90%) Banking
4 103 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 97 (3.40%) Retail
6 84 (2.95%) Marketing
7 55 (1.93%) Law
8 51 (1.79%) Front Office
9 48 (1.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 39 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.09%) Investment Banking
12 29 (1.02%) Advertising
12 29 (1.02%) Back Office
12 29 (1.02%) Organisational Skills
13 26 (0.91%) Games
13 26 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
14 20 (0.70%) Public Sector
15 17 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 14 (0.49%) Documentation Skills
16 14 (0.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,479 (87.01%) .NET
2 1,111 (39.00%) .NET Core
3 868 (30.47%) ASP.NET
4 659 (23.13%) HTML
5 643 (22.57%) AngularJS
6 618 (21.69%) React
7 603 (21.17%) .NET Framework
8 601 (21.10%) CSS
9 400 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 385 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
11 324 (11.37%) jQuery
12 296 (10.39%) Entity Framework
13 272 (9.55%) Web Services
14 230 (8.07%) REST
15 222 (7.79%) HTML5
16 204 (7.16%) RESTful
17 197 (6.91%) WCF
18 196 (6.88%) ASP.NET Core
19 189 (6.63%) Node.js
20 182 (6.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 207 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
2 102 (3.58%) Legacy Systems
3 73 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 63 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
5 56 (1.97%) Mobile App
6 55 (1.93%) Equities
7 50 (1.76%) User Experience
8 46 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (1.51%) Hybrid Cloud
10 42 (1.47%) Tandem
11 39 (1.37%) Algorithms
12 30 (1.05%) Cloud Native
13 28 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 25 (0.88%) Hedge funds
15 23 (0.81%) Data Structures
15 23 (0.81%) Fixed Income
15 23 (0.81%) Legacy Applications
16 19 (0.67%) Derivative
16 19 (0.67%) Legacy Code
16 19 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (4.88%) Windows
2 82 (2.88%) Linux
3 17 (0.60%) Android
4 14 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 13 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.21%) Unix
10 5 (0.18%) VMS
10 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.035%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.035%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,389 (48.75%) Agile Software Development
2 835 (29.31%) MVC
3 601 (21.10%) Full Stack Development
4 594 (20.85%) DevOps
5 592 (20.78%) Software Engineering
6 538 (18.88%) Scrum
7 520 (18.25%) TDD
8 505 (17.73%) Microservices
9 286 (10.04%) SOLID
10 262 (9.20%) OO
11 258 (9.06%) SDLC
12 236 (8.28%) Unit Testing
13 223 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
14 221 (7.76%) Mentoring
15 220 (7.72%) Fintech
15 220 (7.72%) Web Development
16 182 (6.39%) Test Automation
17 167 (5.86%) OOP
18 166 (5.83%) Computer Science
19 152 (5.34%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,849 (100.00%) C#
2 1,361 (47.77%) SQL
3 1,205 (42.30%) JavaScript
4 336 (11.79%) TypeScript
5 334 (11.72%) T-SQL
6 162 (5.69%) Python
7 128 (4.49%) C++
8 121 (4.25%) Java
9 94 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 75 (2.63%) VB.NET
11 34 (1.19%) VBA
12 32 (1.12%) PHP
13 29 (1.02%) C
14 21 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 20 (0.70%) Scala
16 16 (0.56%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.53%) VB
18 14 (0.49%) F#
19 12 (0.42%) Ruby
20 10 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 247 (8.67%) Degree
2 95 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 94 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 71 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (0.67%) Master's Degree
6 16 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 14 (0.49%) PhD
8 13 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.18%) HND
11 2 (0.070%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.070%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.070%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.070%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (4.81%) QA
2 25 (0.88%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (0.28%) EMIR
3 8 (0.28%) MiFID
4 4 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.14%) GDPR
5 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.070%) SLA
7 1 (0.035%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.035%) DICOM
7 1 (0.035%) GRC
System Software
1 411 (14.43%) Docker
2 11 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.21%) Firmware
5 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 325 (11.41%) Kubernetes
2 40 (1.40%) Terraform
3 20 (0.70%) Grafana
4 9 (0.32%) HP Fortify
5 7 (0.25%) Ansible
5 7 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.25%) vCenter Server
6 4 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (0.11%) Kibana
7 3 (0.11%) MIIS
8 2 (0.070%) Consul
8 2 (0.070%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.070%) Packer
8 2 (0.070%) Rancher
9 1 (0.035%) Marathon
9 1 (0.035%) Puppet
Vendors
1 590 (20.71%) Microsoft
2 59 (2.07%) Google
3 49 (1.72%) Xamarin
4 47 (1.65%) Oracle
5 27 (0.95%) VMware
6 22 (0.77%) Sage
6 22 (0.77%) Telerik
7 17 (0.60%) Sitecore
8 14 (0.49%) Fidessa
9 12 (0.42%) Nintex
10 9 (0.32%) HP
10 9 (0.32%) SAP
11 8 (0.28%) Databricks
12 7 (0.25%) Actian
12 7 (0.25%) Charles River
13 6 (0.21%) Infragistics
13 6 (0.21%) Mapbox
14 5 (0.18%) IBM
15 4 (0.14%) Adobe
15 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com