Period
to 20 April 2021

The median annual salary for a C# Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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

C# Software Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 365 357 327
Rank change year-on-year -8 -30 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 647 902 1,498
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.82% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.86% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 603 780 1,391
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,925 £31,250
25th Percentile £34,750 £35,307 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 78,580 104,890 142,681
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.09% 95.37% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 61,710 85,237 114,792
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

C# Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# Software Developer over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software 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# Software Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 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 +18 616 £45,000 - 135
UK excluding London -2 535 £42,500 -5.56% 95
South East +5 216 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Work from Home -30 177 £42,000 -6.67% 54
North of England +29 102 £40,625 -9.72% 27
London +63 92 £60,000 -7.69% 46
Midlands +32 86 £37,500 -6.25% 21
South West -20 67 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East of England +51 52 £50,000 - 12
East Midlands +21 45 £37,500 -6.25% 15
West Midlands +13 41 £37,500 -3.23% 6
North West +17 40 £45,000 - 17
North East +36 31 £42,000 +12.00% 5
Yorkshire -2 31 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Scotland -7 9 £42,500 +41.67% 5
Wales +29 2 £43,750 -16.67% 1
Northern Ireland +3 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, C# Software 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# Software Developer in the job title.

1 647 (100.00%) C#
2 577 (89.18%) .NET
3 369 (57.03%) JavaScript
4 347 (53.63%) SQL
5 309 (47.76%) .NET Core
6 279 (43.12%) Azure
7 265 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
8 234 (36.17%) HTML
9 229 (35.39%) CSS
10 221 (34.16%) ASP.NET
11 209 (32.30%) SQL Server
12 190 (29.37%) MVC
13 176 (27.20%) AngularJS
14 145 (22.41%) Microsoft
15 138 (21.33%) .NET Framework
16 129 (19.94%) DevOps
17 121 (18.70%) Software Engineering
18 119 (18.39%) Scrum
19 115 (17.77%) React
20 107 (16.54%) Microservices
21 89 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
22 83 (12.83%) TDD
23 82 (12.67%) ASP.NET Web API
24 78 (12.06%) SOLID
24 78 (12.06%) SDLC
24 78 (12.06%) T-SQL
25 75 (11.59%) OO
26 74 (11.44%) TypeScript
27 73 (11.28%) jQuery
28 71 (10.97%) Finance

C# Software 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 18 (2.78%) CMS
1 18 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (2.47%) Umbraco
3 13 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.55%) IIS
5 7 (1.08%) Kentico
6 4 (0.62%) Apache
6 4 (0.62%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.62%) nginx
6 4 (0.62%) OpenROAD
7 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) MoSes
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 279 (43.12%) Azure
2 67 (10.36%) AWS
3 22 (3.40%) Azure Service Bus
4 20 (3.09%) Azure App Service
5 19 (2.94%) SaaS
6 18 (2.78%) Serverless
7 17 (2.63%) GCP
8 13 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
8 13 (2.01%) GitHub
9 9 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.39%) Power Platform
10 8 (1.24%) Azure Functions
11 7 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.08%) PaaS
12 5 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.77%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 5 (0.77%) Azure Logic Apps
12 5 (0.77%) Azure Storage
13 4 (0.62%) Azure Event Grid
13 4 (0.62%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.15%) DNS
1 1 (0.15%) HTTP
1 1 (0.15%) MQTT
1 1 (0.15%) SAN
1 1 (0.15%) SSL
1 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (32.30%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.79%) MongoDB
3 25 (3.86%) Azure SQL Database
4 18 (2.78%) SQLPlus
5 15 (2.32%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.85%) MySQL
7 10 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
8 9 (1.39%) Power BI
8 9 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.62%) Flink
10 4 (0.62%) Ingres
10 4 (0.62%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.46%) Big Data
11 3 (0.46%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 48 (7.42%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.87%) Visual Studio Team System
3 29 (4.48%) Visual Studio
4 21 (3.25%) TeamCity
5 17 (2.63%) Selenium
6 16 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.47%) NUnit
7 14 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (1.55%) MSTest
10 6 (0.93%) JSUnit
11 5 (0.77%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.62%) Moq
12 4 (0.62%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.31%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.31%) Cypress.io
13 2 (0.31%) JIRA
13 2 (0.31%) webpack
14 1 (0.15%) Protractor
General
1 71 (10.97%) Finance
2 34 (5.26%) Law
3 16 (2.47%) Retail
4 14 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.70%) Marketing
7 9 (1.39%) Electronics
8 8 (1.24%) Public Sector
9 5 (0.77%) Front Office
10 4 (0.62%) Advertising
10 4 (0.62%) Games
10 4 (0.62%) Police
10 4 (0.62%) Publishing
11 3 (0.46%) Automotive
11 3 (0.46%) Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.15%) Humanities
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 577 (89.18%) .NET
2 309 (47.76%) .NET Core
3 234 (36.17%) HTML
4 229 (35.39%) CSS
5 221 (34.16%) ASP.NET
6 176 (27.20%) AngularJS
7 138 (21.33%) .NET Framework
8 115 (17.77%) React
9 89 (13.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 82 (12.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 73 (11.28%) jQuery
12 71 (10.97%) Entity Framework
13 69 (10.66%) Web Services
14 62 (9.58%) RESTful
15 50 (7.73%) REST
16 47 (7.26%) Vue.js
17 42 (6.49%) HTML5
18 37 (5.72%) ASP.NET Core
19 33 (5.10%) WPF
20 31 (4.79%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.35%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.95%) User Experience
5 28 (4.33%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (1.08%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (1.08%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.08%) NHS
7 7 (1.08%) Wiki
8 6 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 5 (0.77%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.62%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.62%) Equities
10 4 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.62%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.62%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.62%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.09%) Windows
2 13 (2.01%) Linux
3 12 (1.85%) Android
3 12 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
4 4 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (29.37%) MVC
3 129 (19.94%) DevOps
4 121 (18.70%) Software Engineering
5 119 (18.39%) Scrum
6 107 (16.54%) Microservices
7 83 (12.83%) TDD
8 78 (12.06%) SDLC
8 78 (12.06%) SOLID
9 75 (11.59%) OO
10 55 (8.50%) OOP
11 47 (7.26%) Test Automation
12 41 (6.34%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (6.03%) Web Development
14 37 (5.72%) Computer Science
14 37 (5.72%) Unit Testing
14 37 (5.72%) Web Design
15 33 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (4.95%) Mentoring
17 31 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 647 (100.00%) C#
2 369 (57.03%) JavaScript
3 347 (53.63%) SQL
4 78 (12.06%) T-SQL
5 74 (11.44%) TypeScript
6 47 (7.26%) VB.NET
7 42 (6.49%) Python
8 33 (5.10%) Java
9 17 (2.63%) VB
10 13 (2.01%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.01%) Ruby
11 12 (1.85%) C++
12 9 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.24%) VB6
14 7 (1.08%) PHP
14 7 (1.08%) XAML
15 4 (0.62%) C
15 4 (0.62%) Ingres ABF
15 4 (0.62%) VBA
16 3 (0.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 70 (10.82%) Degree
2 32 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) MCSD
6 1 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 58 (8.96%) Docker
2 4 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (6.03%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.08%) Ansible
3 5 (0.77%) Terraform
4 4 (0.62%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.15%) Grafana
5 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 145 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.86%) Xamarin
3 10 (1.55%) Google
4 9 (1.39%) Xceptor
5 8 (1.24%) Telerik
6 6 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.77%) SAP
8 4 (0.62%) Actian
8 4 (0.62%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.62%) VMware
9 3 (0.46%) Netlify
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle
9 3 (0.46%) Sage
9 3 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.15%) Apple
10 1 (0.15%) Borland
10 1 (0.15%) Pega
10 1 (0.15%) Xero