The median annual salary for a C# Programmer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 700 691
Rank change year-on-year -31 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Programmer 127 259 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 113 222 280
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,025 £33,002 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C# Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured C# Programmer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C# Programmer in the UK

C# Programmer
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -21 122 £45,000 -5.26% 17
London +16 43 £52,750 -21.85% 3
East of England +12 42 £45,000 - 9
South East +44 21 £50,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +21 19 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 14 £45,000 - 5
Cambridge -6 14 £45,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +16 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Milton Keynes +13 12 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands +19 10 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Birmingham +2 10 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Essex +15 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Sussex +11 7 £60,000 +11.62%
St Albans -7 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Crawley - 7 £60,000 -
Scotland +22 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh +10 5 £40,000 -20.00%
Watford - 5 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +19 3 £37,500 +11.09%
Yorkshire +16 3 £37,500 +13.20%
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 3 £55,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £35,000 - 1
Loughton - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire +40 2 £39,750 -27.72%
Witham -4 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
North West -21 2 £43,500 +24.28%
Reading +33 1 £27,000 -50.90%
South West +27 1 £30,000 -25.00% 1
City of London +26 1 £34,250 -45.20% 2

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 252 (100.00%) C#
2 193 (76.59%) .NET
3 144 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 138 (54.76%) SQL Server
5 130 (51.59%) MVC
6 95 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (36.90%) HTML
8 91 (36.11%) JavaScript
8 91 (36.11%) AngularJS
9 81 (32.14%) SQL
10 80 (31.75%) Finance
11 76 (30.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 67 (26.59%) Microsoft
12 67 (26.59%) WCF
13 64 (25.40%) CSS
14 63 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 55 (21.83%) .NET Framework
16 50 (19.84%) TDD
16 50 (19.84%) Windows
17 44 (17.46%) Scrum
18 43 (17.06%) WPF
18 43 (17.06%) Software Engineering
19 42 (16.67%) Web Services
20 40 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
20 40 (15.87%) HTML5
21 37 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
22 36 (14.29%) jQuery
23 34 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
24 32 (12.70%) Web Development
25 31 (12.30%) Degree

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 22 (8.73%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (7.54%) Umbraco
3 18 (7.14%) CMS
4 4 (1.59%) IIS
4 4 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.19%) Kentico
6 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.79%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.79%) 3ds Max
2 2 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.98%) Movex
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 37 (14.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (0.79%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) Bluetooth
1 2 (0.79%) RS-232
1 2 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.40%) Broadband
2 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 18 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.35%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.97%) MySQL
5 9 (3.57%) Big Data
5 9 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 8 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.59%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.19%) DocumentDB
9 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.79%) SQLite
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 13 (5.16%) Selenium
5 11 (4.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (3.97%) Grunt
7 7 (2.78%) FxCop
7 7 (2.78%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.78%) StyleCop
8 6 (2.38%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.98%) NUnit
10 3 (1.19%) MSTest
10 3 (1.19%) Subversion
11 2 (0.79%) MagicDraw
11 2 (0.79%) Moq
11 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.79%) Toad
11 2 (0.79%) webpack
12 1 (0.40%) GitLab
12 1 (0.40%) NuGet
General
1 80 (31.75%) Finance
2 26 (10.32%) Banking
3 20 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.76%) Retail
5 11 (4.37%) Advertising
6 6 (2.38%) Marketing
7 5 (1.98%) Automotive
8 3 (1.19%) Front Office
8 3 (1.19%) Games
9 2 (0.79%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (76.59%) .NET
2 144 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 93 (36.90%) HTML
4 91 (36.11%) AngularJS
5 76 (30.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 67 (26.59%) WCF
7 64 (25.40%) CSS
8 63 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 55 (21.83%) .NET Framework
10 43 (17.06%) WPF
11 42 (16.67%) Web Services
12 40 (15.87%) HTML5
13 36 (14.29%) jQuery
14 27 (10.71%) CSS3
15 26 (10.32%) SignalR
16 23 (9.13%) KnockoutJS
17 22 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 22 (8.73%) Entity Framework
18 19 (7.54%) Razor View Engine
19 17 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (7.54%) Derivative
2 19 (7.54%) Equities
2 19 (7.54%) Fixed Income
2 19 (7.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (7.54%) Mobile App
2 19 (7.54%) OTC Derivatives
3 14 (5.56%) NHS
4 12 (4.76%) Spread Betting
5 10 (3.97%) iSeries
6 8 (3.17%) AS400
6 8 (3.17%) Mainframe
6 8 (3.17%) User Experience
7 6 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.98%) mHealth
9 3 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.79%) iPad
10 2 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (19.84%) Windows
2 21 (8.33%) Android
3 18 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.98%) Windows Phone
5 2 (0.79%) Linux
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (51.59%) MVC
2 95 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (19.84%) TDD
4 44 (17.46%) Scrum
5 43 (17.06%) Software Engineering
6 34 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (12.70%) Web Development
8 29 (11.51%) OO
9 15 (5.95%) OOP
9 15 (5.95%) SDLC
9 15 (5.95%) SOLID
9 15 (5.95%) Workflow
10 14 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 14 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
11 12 (4.76%) SOA
12 10 (3.97%) Analytics
12 10 (3.97%) Load Testing
12 10 (3.97%) SEO
12 10 (3.97%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.97%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 252 (100.00%) C#
2 91 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 81 (32.14%) SQL
4 16 (6.35%) VB.NET
5 15 (5.95%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.16%) XAML
7 12 (4.76%) TypeScript
8 11 (4.37%) Java
9 10 (3.97%) C++
10 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.17%) VB
10 8 (3.17%) VB6
11 5 (1.98%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.98%) PHP
12 4 (1.59%) VBA
13 3 (1.19%) R
14 2 (0.79%) C
14 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (12.30%) Degree
2 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (26.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 13 (5.16%) Oracle
4 8 (3.17%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.98%) Retek
6 2 (0.79%) Google
6 2 (0.79%) IBM
6 2 (0.79%) Tableau
7 1 (0.40%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.40%) RedGate
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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