Period
to 24 January 2020

The median annual salary for a C# Software Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 358 313 296
Rank change year-on-year -45 -17 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Developer 1,062 1,577 2,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 1.04% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.08% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1,472 1,849
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +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 120,141 145,556 167,752
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.56% 95.92% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 96,173 116,318 136,581
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

C# Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# Software Developer over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for C# Software Developer in the UK

C# Software Developer
Top 16 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 24 January 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 -42 973 £45,000 - 220
UK excluding London -37 828 £42,500 -5.56% 177
South East -18 389 £45,000 - 68
London +43 199 £55,000 -8.33% 53
North of England -56 117 £45,000 - 36
South West +48 116 £40,000 +2.56% 9
Midlands +8 84 £40,000 - 34
East of England -2 67 £45,000 +5.88% 20
Yorkshire +21 59 £42,500 - 10
North West -40 55 £46,250 +2.78% 24
West Midlands +11 42 £37,500 -5.48% 15
East Midlands +1 42 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Scotland +7 41 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Wales -15 11 £48,750 +21.88% 8
Northern Ireland -25 4 £55,000 +46.67%
North East -1 3 £35,000 -26.32% 2

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 1,062 (100.00%) C#
2 937 (88.23%) .NET
3 600 (56.50%) JavaScript
4 588 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
5 561 (52.82%) SQL
6 501 (47.18%) ASP.NET
7 481 (45.29%) SQL Server
8 387 (36.44%) HTML
9 374 (35.22%) AngularJS
10 367 (34.56%) MVC
11 328 (30.89%) CSS
12 286 (26.93%) Microsoft
13 248 (23.35%) Azure
14 236 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
15 232 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC
16 217 (20.43%) .NET Framework
17 201 (18.93%) .NET Core
18 197 (18.55%) jQuery
19 192 (18.08%) Software Engineering
20 188 (17.70%) Web Services
21 176 (16.57%) TDD
22 174 (16.38%) Scrum
23 168 (15.82%) Finance
24 154 (14.50%) React
25 145 (13.65%) Problem-Solving
26 132 (12.43%) Greenfield Project
27 123 (11.58%) Windows
27 123 (11.58%) Git (software)
28 120 (11.30%) VB.NET
29 112 (10.55%) WCF

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 26 (2.45%) IIS
2 15 (1.41%) CMS
2 15 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.13%) Umbraco
4 6 (0.56%) TPMS
5 2 (0.19%) Apache
5 2 (0.19%) Confluence
5 2 (0.19%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.094%) Appian
6 1 (0.094%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.094%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.094%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) Magento
2 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.19%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.094%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.094%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.094%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 248 (23.35%) Azure
2 95 (8.95%) AWS
3 45 (4.24%) SaaS
4 17 (1.60%) GCP
5 16 (1.51%) GitHub
6 15 (1.41%) PaaS
7 13 (1.22%) Serverless
8 10 (0.94%) Power Platform
9 7 (0.66%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 6 (0.56%) NuGet
10 6 (0.56%) Office 365
11 5 (0.47%) IaaS
12 4 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.38%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.19%) BrowserStack
15 1 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.094%) Azure Stack
15 1 (0.094%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.094%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (0.094%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.094%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.094%) Intranet
2 1 (0.094%) Network Security
2 1 (0.094%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.094%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 481 (45.29%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.47%) Relational Database
3 46 (4.33%) MongoDB
4 39 (3.67%) MySQL
5 36 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 32 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 28 (2.64%) RDBMS
9 25 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 20 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.51%) Redis
13 15 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (1.22%) SQLite
16 10 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (0.94%) Power BI
17 7 (0.66%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 123 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 110 (10.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 76 (7.16%) Visual Studio
4 46 (4.33%) TeamCity
5 40 (3.77%) NUnit
6 36 (3.39%) SpecFlow
7 30 (2.82%) JIRA
8 28 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 24 (2.26%) Jenkins
10 21 (1.98%) Selenium
11 20 (1.88%) WiX
12 15 (1.41%) Subversion
13 11 (1.04%) WebDriver
14 10 (0.94%) MSTest
15 7 (0.66%) dotTrace
15 7 (0.66%) Moq
15 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
16 6 (0.56%) Mercurial
17 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 4 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 168 (15.82%) Finance
2 64 (6.03%) Retail
3 49 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.86%) Marketing
5 37 (3.48%) Public Sector
6 35 (3.30%) Electronics
6 35 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 26 (2.45%) Front Office
7 26 (2.45%) Games
8 9 (0.85%) Law
9 8 (0.75%) Back Office
9 8 (0.75%) Banking
10 7 (0.66%) Automotive
10 7 (0.66%) Housing Association
11 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.47%) Publishing
12 4 (0.38%) Police
13 3 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.19%) Billing
14 2 (0.19%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 937 (88.23%) .NET
2 501 (47.18%) ASP.NET
3 387 (36.44%) HTML
4 374 (35.22%) AngularJS
5 328 (30.89%) CSS
6 236 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 232 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 217 (20.43%) .NET Framework
9 201 (18.93%) .NET Core
10 197 (18.55%) jQuery
11 188 (17.70%) Web Services
12 154 (14.50%) React
13 112 (10.55%) WCF
14 105 (9.89%) HTML5
14 105 (9.89%) XML
15 92 (8.66%) Entity Framework
16 75 (7.06%) RESTful
16 75 (7.06%) SOAP
16 75 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 64 (6.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 132 (12.43%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (4.43%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (3.39%) User Experience
4 35 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (3.11%) Mobile App
6 20 (1.88%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (1.79%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.41%) Online Games
10 13 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.04%) Social Media
12 9 (0.85%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.75%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.66%) W3C
15 6 (0.56%) SCADA
16 5 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.47%) Robotics
16 5 (0.47%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.38%) Spread Betting
18 3 (0.28%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 123 (11.58%) Windows
2 25 (2.35%) Linux
3 15 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.32%) Android
5 6 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.28%) Unix
6 3 (0.28%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.28%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (34.56%) MVC
3 192 (18.08%) Software Engineering
4 176 (16.57%) TDD
5 174 (16.38%) Scrum
6 145 (13.65%) Problem-Solving
7 111 (10.45%) Unit Testing
8 103 (9.70%) DevOps
9 94 (8.85%) SDLC
10 89 (8.38%) Computer Science
11 86 (8.10%) Test Automation
12 84 (7.91%) Microservices
12 84 (7.91%) OO
13 76 (7.16%) Web Development
14 73 (6.87%) BDD
15 68 (6.40%) OOP
16 62 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
16 62 (5.84%) SOLID
17 47 (4.43%) Mentoring
18 46 (4.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 1,062 (100.00%) C#
2 600 (56.50%) JavaScript
3 561 (52.82%) SQL
4 120 (11.30%) VB.NET
5 91 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 83 (7.82%) C++
7 78 (7.34%) TypeScript
8 71 (6.69%) Python
9 66 (6.21%) Java
10 45 (4.24%) VB
11 31 (2.92%) VB6
12 17 (1.60%) F#
13 16 (1.51%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.32%) XAML
15 13 (1.22%) C
16 10 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.75%) VBA
18 6 (0.56%) Delphi
18 6 (0.56%) R
19 5 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (10.26%) Degree
2 42 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.41%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.22%) MCAD
6 13 (1.22%) MCTS
7 12 (1.13%) MCP
7 12 (1.13%) MCPD
8 4 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.28%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.19%) PhD
11 1 (0.094%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.094%) MBCS
11 1 (0.094%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.77%) QA
2 20 (1.88%) DICOM
3 8 (0.75%) GDPR
4 3 (0.28%) GxP
4 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.094%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.094%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (2.54%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.66%) Terraform
3 3 (0.28%) Ansible
3 3 (0.28%) MIIS
4 1 (0.094%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 286 (26.93%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.90%) Oracle
3 46 (4.33%) SAP
4 31 (2.92%) Xamarin
5 14 (1.32%) Sage
6 10 (0.94%) Axosoft
7 6 (0.56%) DevExpress
7 6 (0.56%) Google
8 5 (0.47%) Tableau
9 3 (0.28%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.19%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.19%) Calypso
10 2 (0.19%) Charles River
10 2 (0.19%) SimCorp
10 2 (0.19%) Sun
10 2 (0.19%) UiPath
11 1 (0.094%) Borland
11 1 (0.094%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.094%) Red Box
11 1 (0.094%) WooCommerce