Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C# Programmer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

C# Programmer
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1018 878 812
Rank change year-on-year -140 -66 -128
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Programmer 181 341 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 163 311 508
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £64,600 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

C# Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# Programmer over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -113 179 £41,500 -7.78% 1
UK excluding London -64 109 £40,000 -
London -49 71 £46,000 -20.00% 1
East of England -18 45 £50,000 +17.65%
Midlands +49 29 £35,000 -12.50%
South East +13 29 £38,500 -3.75%
West Midlands +33 25 £35,000 +7.69%
North of England -22 5 £33,000 -12.00%
East Midlands +31 4 £30,000 -29.41%
Yorkshire +16 4 £33,000 -12.00%
South West +18 1 £50,000 -28.57%
North West -18 1 £23,000 -38.67%

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, C# Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring C# Programmer in the job title.

1 181 (100.00%) C#
2 137 (75.69%) .NET
3 96 (53.04%) SQL Server
4 69 (38.12%) ASP.NET
5 66 (36.46%) JavaScript
5 66 (36.46%) MVC
6 54 (29.83%) SQL
7 53 (29.28%) HTML
8 50 (27.62%) Degree
9 49 (27.07%) Microsoft
10 45 (24.86%) Finance
11 43 (23.76%) CSS
12 41 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
13 40 (22.10%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (20.99%) Windows
15 37 (20.44%) WPF
16 36 (19.89%) WCF
16 36 (19.89%) AngularJS
17 29 (16.02%) Software Engineering
18 28 (15.47%) Android
19 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET Web API
20 26 (14.36%) jQuery
20 26 (14.36%) Web Services
20 26 (14.36%) T-SQL
21 25 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
22 24 (13.26%) Banking
23 22 (12.15%) Apple iOS
23 22 (12.15%) Git (software)
23 22 (12.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 22 (12.15%) OO

C# Programmer 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 18 (9.94%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.76%) IIS
3 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.55%) Kentico
Applications
1 15 (8.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Movex
2 1 (0.55%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.97%) GitHub
4 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.21%) ATM
2 2 (1.10%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.10%) RS-232
2 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (53.04%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (10.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.63%) BusinessObjects
3 12 (6.63%) Crystal Reports
4 11 (6.08%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.52%) MySQL
6 5 (2.76%) Blockchain
7 4 (2.21%) SSDT
8 3 (1.66%) Big Data
9 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.10%) SQLite
10 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.50%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.52%) JIRA
3 10 (5.52%) TeamCity
4 9 (4.97%) NuGet
4 9 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.10%) Chocolatey
6 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.10%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.10%) MSTest
6 2 (1.10%) Selenium
6 2 (1.10%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.55%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.55%) NUnit
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 45 (24.86%) Finance
2 24 (13.26%) Banking
3 18 (9.94%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.52%) Automotive
5 7 (3.87%) Retail
6 5 (2.76%) Back Office
7 3 (1.66%) Front Office
7 3 (1.66%) Law
8 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.10%) Legal
8 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Marketing
8 2 (1.10%) Military
8 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (75.69%) .NET
2 69 (38.12%) ASP.NET
3 53 (29.28%) HTML
4 43 (23.76%) CSS
5 37 (20.44%) WPF
6 36 (19.89%) AngularJS
6 36 (19.89%) WCF
7 27 (14.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (14.36%) jQuery
8 26 (14.36%) Web Services
9 21 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (10.50%) RESTful
11 17 (9.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (8.84%) SOAP
13 15 (8.29%) HTML5
14 13 (7.18%) KnockoutJS
14 13 (7.18%) React
14 13 (7.18%) XML
15 12 (6.63%) .NET Framework
15 12 (6.63%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (10.50%) Derivative
2 19 (10.50%) Equities
2 19 (10.50%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (9.94%) Fixed Income
3 18 (9.94%) OTC Derivatives
4 12 (6.63%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.42%) mHealth
5 8 (4.42%) User Experience
6 7 (3.87%) Fintech
7 4 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.21%) NHS
7 4 (2.21%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.10%) BBC
9 2 (1.10%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.10%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.55%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.99%) Windows
2 28 (15.47%) Android
3 22 (12.15%) Apple iOS
4 13 (7.18%) Unix
5 8 (4.42%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.46%) MVC
2 41 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (22.10%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (16.02%) Software Engineering
5 22 (12.15%) OO
6 20 (11.05%) Scrum
6 20 (11.05%) Web Development
7 17 (9.39%) SOLID
8 16 (8.84%) Mathematics
9 13 (7.18%) BDD
9 13 (7.18%) Investment Management
10 12 (6.63%) Microsoft Office Automation
10 12 (6.63%) Office Automation
11 11 (6.08%) Mentoring
12 10 (5.52%) Android Development
12 10 (5.52%) Asset Management
12 10 (5.52%) DevOps
12 10 (5.52%) MVVM
12 10 (5.52%) TDD
12 10 (5.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (100.00%) C#
2 66 (36.46%) JavaScript
3 54 (29.83%) SQL
4 26 (14.36%) T-SQL
5 20 (11.05%) C++
6 18 (9.94%) Java
7 13 (7.18%) VB.NET
8 12 (6.63%) Shell Script
9 10 (5.52%) PHP
10 9 (4.97%) VB
11 8 (4.42%) Apple Swift
12 6 (3.31%) XAML
13 4 (2.21%) F#
13 4 (2.21%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.66%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.10%) Groovy
16 1 (0.55%) Erlang
16 1 (0.55%) Go
16 1 (0.55%) Python
16 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (27.62%) Degree
2 8 (4.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.10%) MCSD
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (27.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.73%) Xamarin
3 12 (6.63%) Sybase
4 6 (3.31%) Apple
4 6 (3.31%) Oracle
5 4 (2.21%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.66%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.66%) FactSet
6 3 (1.66%) Infragistics
6 3 (1.66%) webMethods
7 2 (1.10%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.10%) iManage
8 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.55%) Vermilion