Period
to 15 July 2020

The median annual salary for a C# Programmer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

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
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 745 905 1103
Rank change year-on-year +160 +198 -121
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Programmer 66 189 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.13% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.14% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 78 217 63
Median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -3.06% +3.16%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% -

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 71,182 139,902 169,361
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.86% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57,305 111,691 137,056
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

C# Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# Programmer over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Top 11 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 15 July 2020. 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 +185 58 £52,500 +19.32% 2
London +199 37 £55,000 -21.43% 1
UK excluding London +148 20 £35,000 -17.65% 1
North of England +73 12 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Work from Home +40 12 £55,000 -
North West +33 8 £47,500 +11.76%
South East +143 4 £30,000 -31.43%
North East - 4 £34,500 - 1
Midlands +102 2 £42,500 -5.56%
West Midlands +84 2 £42,500 -5.56%
Wales +17 2 £56,750 +6.57%

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, C# Programmer 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# Programmer in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) C#
2 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (50.00%) .NET
4 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 26 (39.39%) SQL
6 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
7 21 (31.82%) Java
7 21 (31.82%) WPF
8 20 (30.30%) XML
9 19 (28.79%) Scrum
9 19 (28.79%) TDD
9 19 (28.79%) Web Development
10 17 (25.76%) MVVM
11 16 (24.24%) Finance
12 15 (22.73%) OO
12 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
13 14 (21.21%) WCF
13 14 (21.21%) Refactoring
13 14 (21.21%) PowerBuilder
14 13 (19.70%) Games
15 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
15 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (18.18%) Business Analysis
15 12 (18.18%) ERD
15 12 (18.18%) Guidewire
15 12 (18.18%) Reinsurance
16 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
16 11 (16.67%) CSS
17 10 (15.15%) HTML
17 10 (15.15%) Azure

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 2 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.55%) Blender
1 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.52%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) Azure
2 4 (6.06%) AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Firebase
3 2 (3.03%) GCP
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
4 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.03%) Redis
6 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) PowerBuilder
2 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.55%) Ant
5 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.55%) JIRA
6 2 (3.03%) Moq
6 2 (3.03%) NUnit
7 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (24.24%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Games
3 4 (6.06%) Front Office
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.00%) .NET
2 21 (31.82%) WPF
3 20 (30.30%) XML
4 14 (21.21%) WCF
5 11 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 11 (16.67%) CSS
6 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
6 10 (15.15%) HTML
7 7 (10.61%) React
7 7 (10.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (9.09%) .NET Core
9 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.06%) jQuery
10 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 3 (4.55%) Qt
10 3 (4.55%) Unreal Engine
10 3 (4.55%) Web Services
11 2 (3.03%) CryEngine
11 2 (3.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Reinsurance
2 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) Animation
3 3 (4.55%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.03%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Android
1 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.79%) Scrum
2 19 (28.79%) TDD
2 19 (28.79%) Web Development
3 17 (25.76%) MVVM
4 15 (22.73%) OO
4 15 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 14 (21.21%) Refactoring
6 12 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 12 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 12 (18.18%) ERD
6 12 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (13.64%) DevOps
8 8 (12.12%) ERP
8 8 (12.12%) Functional Testing
9 7 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
10 5 (7.58%) MVC
10 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.06%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 26 (39.39%) SQL
4 21 (31.82%) Java
5 8 (12.12%) C++
5 8 (12.12%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.61%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) HLSL
7 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.55%) VBA
8 2 (3.03%) F#
9 1 (1.52%) MAXScript
9 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Guidewire
2 6 (9.09%) Perforce
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle