Period
to 15 January 2021

The median annual salary for a C# Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 January 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 331 364 320
Rank change year-on-year +33 -44 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 538 1,069 1,586
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.85% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.88% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 608 927 1,551
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 59,437 120,857 145,043
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.61% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48,317 97,819 117,458
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +34 501 £45,000 - 114
UK excluding London +22 449 £45,000 +5.88% 93
South East +34 180 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Work from Home +18 112 £45,000 +9.76% 30
North of England +74 106 £45,000 - 25
London +59 69 £65,000 +23.81% 27
Midlands +73 66 £42,500 +6.25% 26
North West +90 65 £47,500 +5.56% 15
West Midlands +83 46 £42,500 +13.33% 10
East of England +92 45 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South West -1 35 £40,000 - 9
North East +42 25 £42,000 +5.00% 3
East Midlands +40 20 £37,500 -12.79% 16
Yorkshire +9 16 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Scotland +19 10 £45,000 +41.73% 5
Northern Ireland +19 5 £32,500 -42.22% 1
Wales +39 4 £45,000 -5.26%

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 538 (100.00%) C#
2 490 (91.08%) .NET
3 274 (50.93%) JavaScript
4 268 (49.81%) .NET Core
5 230 (42.75%) SQL
6 219 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
7 217 (40.33%) Azure
8 213 (39.59%) SQL Server
9 203 (37.73%) ASP.NET
10 181 (33.64%) HTML
11 162 (30.11%) CSS
12 156 (29.00%) AngularJS
13 145 (26.95%) MVC
14 141 (26.21%) .NET Framework
15 135 (25.09%) Microsoft
16 129 (23.98%) DevOps
17 109 (20.26%) Software Engineering
18 103 (19.14%) Scrum
18 103 (19.14%) ASP.NET Web API
19 85 (15.80%) TDD
20 84 (15.61%) Entity Framework
21 79 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
22 73 (13.57%) AWS
23 72 (13.38%) OO
24 71 (13.20%) Web Services
25 69 (12.83%) TypeScript
26 68 (12.64%) SOLID
27 66 (12.27%) Microservices
28 63 (11.71%) React
29 59 (10.97%) Greenfield Project

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 10 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (1.67%) CMS
3 8 (1.49%) IIS
4 7 (1.30%) Kentico
5 6 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.74%) Apache
7 4 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.74%) nginx
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.19%) Confluence
8 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.19%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 217 (40.33%) Azure
2 73 (13.57%) AWS
3 21 (3.90%) GCP
4 20 (3.72%) GitHub
4 20 (3.72%) SaaS
5 15 (2.79%) Amazon SQS
6 14 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.30%) Serverless
8 6 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.93%) NuGet
10 4 (0.74%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.74%) npm
11 3 (0.56%) Amazon Cognito
11 3 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (0.56%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.56%) PaaS
12 2 (0.37%) IaaS
13 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.19%) CTI
2 1 (0.19%) DNS
2 1 (0.19%) SSL
2 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (39.59%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.28%) MongoDB
3 18 (3.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 15 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (2.23%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.49%) Big Data
7 8 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.49%) SQLPlus
8 6 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.93%) GIS
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.56%) MySQL
11 3 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.39%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.83%) NUnit
3 26 (4.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 25 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.53%) Selenium
6 18 (3.35%) Jenkins
7 16 (2.97%) JIRA
8 11 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 11 (2.04%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.49%) MSTest
11 5 (0.93%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.74%) Moq
12 4 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.74%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.56%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.37%) Subversion
15 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
General
1 45 (8.36%) Finance
2 8 (1.49%) Games
3 7 (1.30%) Retail
4 6 (1.12%) Law
5 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.93%) Police
5 5 (0.93%) Public Sector
6 4 (0.74%) Marketing
6 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.56%) Advertising
7 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.37%) Front Office
8 2 (0.37%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (91.08%) .NET
2 268 (49.81%) .NET Core
3 203 (37.73%) ASP.NET
4 181 (33.64%) HTML
5 162 (30.11%) CSS
6 156 (29.00%) AngularJS
7 141 (26.21%) .NET Framework
8 103 (19.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 84 (15.61%) Entity Framework
10 79 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 71 (13.20%) Web Services
12 63 (11.71%) React
13 53 (9.85%) REST
14 48 (8.92%) jQuery
15 45 (8.36%) RESTful
16 39 (7.25%) JSON
17 36 (6.69%) WinForms
17 36 (6.69%) XML
18 34 (6.32%) WPF
19 31 (5.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.97%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.97%) User Experience
5 15 (2.79%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.30%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.74%) RIA
9 4 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.56%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.56%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.56%) Life Science
10 3 (0.56%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.37%) Biotechnology
11 2 (0.37%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.37%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.37%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.39%) Windows
2 14 (2.60%) Linux
3 13 (2.42%) Android
4 12 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.74%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (26.95%) MVC
3 129 (23.98%) DevOps
4 109 (20.26%) Software Engineering
5 103 (19.14%) Scrum
6 85 (15.80%) TDD
7 72 (13.38%) OO
8 68 (12.64%) SOLID
9 66 (12.27%) Microservices
10 55 (10.22%) OOP
11 51 (9.48%) BDD
11 51 (9.48%) Test Automation
12 45 (8.36%) Web Development
13 44 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
14 40 (7.43%) SDLC
15 39 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (7.25%) Unit Testing
16 33 (6.13%) Web Design
17 31 (5.76%) Fintech
18 30 (5.58%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 538 (100.00%) C#
2 274 (50.93%) JavaScript
3 230 (42.75%) SQL
4 69 (12.83%) TypeScript
5 58 (10.78%) VB.NET
6 39 (7.25%) Java
7 37 (6.88%) Python
7 37 (6.88%) T-SQL
8 23 (4.28%) VB
9 21 (3.90%) C++
10 17 (3.16%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.79%) Ruby
12 8 (1.49%) VB6
13 6 (1.12%) XAML
14 5 (0.93%) PHP
14 5 (0.93%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.93%) VBA
15 4 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 55 (10.22%) Degree
2 27 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.19%) PhD
6 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.28%) QA
2 8 (1.49%) GDPR
3 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 40 (7.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (4.28%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) MIIS
3 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 135 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.83%) Xamarin
3 11 (2.04%) Oracle
4 7 (1.30%) Google
5 5 (0.93%) DevExpress
5 5 (0.93%) HubSpot
5 5 (0.93%) ServiceNow
6 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.56%) Telerik
7 3 (0.56%) Xceptor
8 2 (0.37%) Sage
8 2 (0.37%) Sybase
9 1 (0.19%) Avaya
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco
9 1 (0.19%) GoCardless