Period
to 20 May 2018

The median annual salary for a C# Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 32 32
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Developer 9,295 10,642 12,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.41% 6.24% 6.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 6.47% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 8,415 9,975 12,031
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
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 165,738 164,565 194,156
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.47% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,928 136,254 163,031
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 May 2018.

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 20 May 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 -13 8,799 £45,000 - 1,158
UK excluding London -10 5,739 £42,500 +6.25% 800
London -9 3,422 £57,500 - 412
South East -3 2,072 £42,500 - 199
North of England -16 1,307 £42,500 +6.25% 222
Midlands -15 759 £40,000 - 159
East of England -18 668 £47,500 +10.47% 94
North West -22 635 £42,500 +6.25% 129
Yorkshire -1 587 £42,000 +5.00% 77
South West -5 578 £40,000 - 72
West Midlands -10 478 £41,000 +2.50% 78
East Midlands -15 281 £40,000 - 81
Scotland -26 238 £42,500 +16.44% 27
Wales +15 106 £40,000 +6.67% 14
North East -19 85 £42,000 +5.00% 16
Northern Ireland +2 14 £35,000 -6.67% 11
Isle of Man +1 1 £40,000 +14.29% 2

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

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, 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 9,295 (100.00%) C#
2 8,160 (87.79%) .NET
3 5,113 (55.01%) ASP.NET
4 4,994 (53.73%) SQL Server
5 4,726 (50.84%) MVC
6 4,719 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4,719 (50.77%) JavaScript
7 4,316 (46.43%) SQL
8 3,430 (36.90%) HTML
9 3,072 (33.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3,064 (32.96%) CSS
11 2,597 (27.94%) AngularJS
12 2,541 (27.34%) TDD
13 2,283 (24.56%) Microsoft
14 2,021 (21.74%) .NET Framework
15 2,010 (21.62%) Finance
16 1,936 (20.83%) Scrum
17 1,899 (20.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 1,810 (19.47%) jQuery
19 1,768 (19.02%) WCF
20 1,520 (16.35%) WPF
21 1,411 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
22 1,368 (14.72%) Software Engineering
23 1,220 (13.13%) Entity Framework
24 1,217 (13.09%) Web Development
25 1,201 (12.92%) OO
25 1,201 (12.92%) Greenfield Project
26 1,144 (12.31%) T-SQL
27 1,121 (12.06%) Git (software)
28 1,112 (11.96%) Continuous Integration

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
1 308 (3.31%) CMS
2 294 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 243 (2.61%) IIS
4 218 (2.35%) Umbraco
5 153 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 93 (1.00%) NServiceBus
7 84 (0.90%) EPiServer
8 78 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
9 75 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
10 53 (0.57%) Confluence
11 50 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
12 41 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 21 (0.23%) Apache
14 18 (0.19%) Kentico
15 17 (0.18%) Drupal
16 16 (0.17%) Oracle Service Bus
17 12 (0.13%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (0.12%) K2 blackpearl
19 10 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 122 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.33%) Chatbot
4 19 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
7 5 (0.054%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.043%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.032%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.032%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.022%) Blender
10 2 (0.022%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.022%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.011%) Maya
11 1 (0.011%) MicroStation
11 1 (0.011%) Revit
11 1 (0.011%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 92 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
2 18 (0.19%) thinkFolio
3 17 (0.18%) Markit EDM
4 14 (0.15%) Front Arena
4 14 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.065%) Bloomberg AIM
7 4 (0.043%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.043%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.032%) Sage 1000
8 3 (0.032%) Sage 500
9 2 (0.022%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.022%) nopCommerce
9 2 (0.022%) RMDS
9 2 (0.022%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.011%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.011%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,411 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 566 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 240 (2.58%) SaaS
4 112 (1.20%) GitHub
5 109 (1.17%) npm
6 89 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
7 78 (0.84%) PaaS
8 67 (0.72%) Office 365
9 40 (0.43%) Serverless
10 36 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 31 (0.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 31 (0.33%) Google Play
12 30 (0.32%) NuGet
12 30 (0.32%) Yarn
13 24 (0.26%) IaaS
14 20 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
15 13 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
16 12 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 148 (1.59%) Internet
2 88 (0.95%) HTTP
3 79 (0.85%) SMS
4 78 (0.84%) Hyperconnected
5 69 (0.74%) Broadband
6 56 (0.60%) Intranet
7 33 (0.36%) TCP/IP
8 21 (0.23%) Wireless
9 13 (0.14%) HTTPS
9 13 (0.14%) WPA
10 10 (0.11%) DNS
11 7 (0.075%) SSL
12 6 (0.065%) VPN
13 5 (0.054%) FTP
14 4 (0.043%) Firewall
14 4 (0.043%) RFID
15 3 (0.032%) AMQP
15 3 (0.032%) Bluetooth
15 3 (0.032%) X.509
16 2 (0.022%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,994 (53.73%) SQL Server
2 614 (6.61%) SQL Server 2016
3 490 (5.27%) NoSQL
4 375 (4.03%) SQL Server 2014
5 365 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 337 (3.63%) Relational Database
7 306 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 263 (2.83%) MongoDB
9 232 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 201 (2.16%) MySQL
11 183 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 131 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 111 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 88 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
15 84 (0.90%) Big Data
16 80 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
17 67 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
17 67 (0.72%) Redis
18 65 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
19 64 (0.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,121 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 1,079 (11.61%) Visual Studio
3 765 (8.23%) NUnit
4 709 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 363 (3.91%) Rhino Mocks
6 338 (3.64%) Subversion
7 314 (3.38%) TeamCity
8 297 (3.20%) Moq
9 264 (2.84%) MSTest
10 228 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
11 214 (2.30%) JIRA
12 194 (2.09%) Jenkins
13 183 (1.97%) Selenium
14 168 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
15 122 (1.31%) MSBuild
16 115 (1.24%) webpack
17 102 (1.10%) SpecFlow
18 85 (0.91%) Jasmine
19 71 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
20 70 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2,010 (21.62%) Finance
2 619 (6.66%) Banking
3 432 (4.65%) Retail
4 347 (3.73%) Marketing
5 289 (3.11%) Games
6 235 (2.53%) Front Office
7 188 (2.02%) Investment Banking
8 178 (1.92%) Advertising
9 161 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 148 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 89 (0.96%) Back Office
12 80 (0.86%) Electronics
13 72 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 69 (0.74%) Music Industry
15 62 (0.67%) Automotive
15 62 (0.67%) Legal
16 51 (0.55%) Law
17 26 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.18%) Publishing
19 13 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,160 (87.79%) .NET
2 5,113 (55.01%) ASP.NET
3 3,430 (36.90%) HTML
4 3,072 (33.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3,064 (32.96%) CSS
6 2,597 (27.94%) AngularJS
7 2,021 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 1,899 (20.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1,810 (19.47%) jQuery
10 1,768 (19.02%) WCF
11 1,520 (16.35%) WPF
12 1,220 (13.13%) Entity Framework
13 1,100 (11.83%) HTML5
14 1,068 (11.49%) Web Services
15 1,006 (10.82%) RESTful
16 747 (8.04%) React
17 743 (7.99%) XML
18 741 (7.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 740 (7.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 671 (7.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1,201 (12.92%) Greenfield Project
2 667 (7.18%) Computer Science
3 524 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
4 372 (4.00%) User Experience
5 347 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 325 (3.50%) Fintech
7 283 (3.04%) Mobile App
8 240 (2.58%) Hedge funds
9 212 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
10 162 (1.74%) Equities
11 120 (1.29%) Algorithms
12 106 (1.14%) Client/Server
13 103 (1.11%) Derivative
14 93 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 87 (0.94%) N-Tier
15 87 (0.94%) Social Network
16 84 (0.90%) Data Structures
17 81 (0.87%) Tandem
18 78 (0.84%) Fixed Income
19 56 (0.60%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 948 (10.20%) Windows
2 197 (2.12%) Android
3 159 (1.71%) Apple iOS
4 139 (1.50%) Linux
5 56 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 34 (0.37%) Unix
7 29 (0.31%) Windows Phone
8 19 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
10 7 (0.075%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.065%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.043%) Solaris
12 4 (0.043%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.032%) MVS
14 2 (0.022%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.022%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.011%) AIX
15 1 (0.011%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.011%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,726 (50.84%) MVC
2 4,719 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2,541 (27.34%) TDD
4 1,936 (20.83%) Scrum
5 1,368 (14.72%) Software Engineering
6 1,217 (13.09%) Web Development
7 1,201 (12.92%) OO
8 1,112 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
9 1,095 (11.78%) BDD
10 914 (9.83%) Unit Testing
11 898 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
12 775 (8.34%) Web Application Development
13 701 (7.54%) SDLC
14 631 (6.79%) Kanban
15 596 (6.41%) MVVM
16 574 (6.18%) Test Automation
17 573 (6.16%) SOLID
18 566 (6.09%) Microservices
19 561 (6.04%) Dependency Injection
20 437 (4.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9,295 (100.00%) C#
2 4,719 (50.77%) JavaScript
3 4,316 (46.43%) SQL
4 1,144 (12.31%) T-SQL
5 556 (5.98%) VB.NET
6 538 (5.79%) Java
7 403 (4.34%) C++
8 401 (4.31%) TypeScript
9 275 (2.96%) Python
10 242 (2.60%) VB
11 233 (2.51%) PowerShell
12 181 (1.95%) Ruby
13 164 (1.76%) PL/SQL
14 138 (1.48%) VBA
15 126 (1.36%) C
16 105 (1.13%) PHP
17 93 (1.00%) F#
18 92 (0.99%) XAML
19 88 (0.95%) VB6
20 63 (0.68%) ES6
Qualifications
1 959 (10.32%) Degree
2 247 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 84 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 34 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.18%) Master's Degree
7 15 (0.16%) SAFe Agilist
8 14 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (0.15%) MCP
9 12 (0.13%) Sun Certification
10 11 (0.12%) MCPD
10 11 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.11%) MCTS
12 7 (0.075%) MCSD
13 6 (0.065%) HND
14 5 (0.054%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.043%) PhD
15 4 (0.043%) Postgraduate
16 2 (0.022%) ISEB
16 2 (0.022%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (2.59%) QA
2 15 (0.16%) MiFID
3 9 (0.097%) GDPR
4 8 (0.086%) GAMP
4 8 (0.086%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.043%) PMO
6 3 (0.032%) COSHH
6 3 (0.032%) SLA
7 2 (0.022%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.022%) MISRA
7 2 (0.022%) MISRA C
7 2 (0.022%) UCITS
8 1 (0.011%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.011%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 212 (2.28%) Docker
2 34 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.097%) Firmware
4 5 (0.054%) GridGain
4 5 (0.054%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.032%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.022%) HDFS
6 2 (0.022%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.011%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 93 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 85 (0.91%) Puppet
3 73 (0.79%) Ansible
4 47 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 28 (0.30%) Terraform
6 24 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 19 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (0.17%) Kibana
9 11 (0.12%) Packer
9 11 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (0.086%) SmoothWall
11 7 (0.075%) Graphite
12 6 (0.065%) Consul
13 5 (0.054%) HP Fortify
14 4 (0.043%) logstash
14 4 (0.043%) SCCM
15 3 (0.032%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.032%) StatsD
16 2 (0.022%) Mesos
16 2 (0.022%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2,283 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 530 (5.70%) Oracle
3 281 (3.02%) Xamarin
4 212 (2.28%) Google
5 148 (1.59%) Facebook
6 113 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 102 (1.10%) Twitter
8 97 (1.04%) SAP
9 85 (0.91%) Capita
10 60 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 55 (0.59%) DevExpress
12 49 (0.53%) Cadence
13 40 (0.43%) Tableau
14 37 (0.40%) Telerik
15 36 (0.39%) Charles River
16 32 (0.34%) WorldPay
17 29 (0.31%) Atlassian
18 25 (0.27%) Sybase
19 19 (0.20%) HP
19 19 (0.20%) TIBCO