Period
to 18 September 2020

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

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

C# Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 425 532 508
Rank change year-on-year +107 -24 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 298 691 941
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.51% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 305 606 867
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +4.93%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -

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 47,898 135,627 161,147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.78% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39,052 107,966 129,893
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

C# Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# Software Engineer over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 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 +135 273 £50,000 +5.26% 58
UK excluding London +116 222 £47,500 +7.95% 49
North of England +195 74 £47,500 +5.56% 12
South East +95 71 £43,000 -4.44% 11
London +156 69 £65,000 - 12
North West +143 37 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Work from Home +72 32 £47,500 - 10
Midlands +138 29 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire +144 27 £45,000 - 4
East Midlands +96 21 £50,000 +17.65% 5
South West +99 18 £37,500 -3.23% 4
Scotland +46 17 £50,000 +31.58% 1
East of England +95 12 £60,000 +50.00% 10
North East +22 10 £37,500 -16.67% 1
West Midlands +108 8 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Wales +41 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, C# Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 298 (100.00%) C#
2 293 (98.32%) Software Engineering
3 237 (79.53%) .NET
4 176 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (40.94%) SQL
6 119 (39.93%) JavaScript
7 118 (39.60%) Azure
8 97 (32.55%) SQL Server
9 78 (26.17%) AngularJS
10 76 (25.50%) ASP.NET
11 75 (25.17%) MVC
12 73 (24.50%) CSS
13 68 (22.82%) Computer Science
14 66 (22.15%) Python
14 66 (22.15%) HTML
15 64 (21.48%) .NET Core
16 61 (20.47%) Mathematics
17 59 (19.80%) Windows
18 58 (19.46%) Microservices
19 57 (19.13%) TDD
19 57 (19.13%) .NET Framework
20 56 (18.79%) Degree
21 50 (16.78%) Git (software)
21 50 (16.78%) Test Automation
21 50 (16.78%) Microsoft
22 49 (16.44%) OO
22 49 (16.44%) Unit Testing
22 49 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web API
23 46 (15.44%) DevOps
24 45 (15.10%) AWS

C# Software Engineer 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 (6.04%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.02%) CMS
3 3 (1.01%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 118 (39.60%) Azure
2 45 (15.10%) AWS
3 20 (6.71%) GCP
4 16 (5.37%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.02%) Serverless
6 6 (2.01%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.01%) SaaS
7 4 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.34%) GitHub
8 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.67%) AWS CodeCommit
8 2 (0.67%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.67%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) HTTP
2 4 (1.34%) AMQP
2 4 (1.34%) H.323
2 4 (1.34%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.34%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.01%) Modbus
3 3 (1.01%) MQTT
3 3 (1.01%) Profibus
3 3 (1.01%) RS-232
3 3 (1.01%) RS-485
4 2 (0.67%) Skype
4 2 (0.67%) VoIP
5 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (32.55%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.74%) NoSQL
3 19 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 16 (5.37%) Big Data
5 14 (4.70%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.03%) Data Mining
7 9 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.01%) MySQL
9 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.68%) SQLite
10 4 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.01%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.01%) InfluxDB
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (16.78%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.73%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.03%) NUnit
4 12 (4.03%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.68%) JUnit
7 6 (2.01%) JIRA
7 6 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.01%) Subversion
8 5 (1.68%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.68%) Moq
8 5 (1.68%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.34%) Selenium
10 3 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.67%) git-flow
11 2 (0.67%) MSTest
11 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 38 (12.75%) Finance
2 15 (5.03%) Publishing
3 8 (2.68%) Automotive
3 8 (2.68%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.35%) Front Office
5 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.01%) Retail
6 5 (1.68%) Law
7 4 (1.34%) Marketing
8 3 (1.01%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.01%) Banking
8 3 (1.01%) Electronics
9 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (79.53%) .NET
2 78 (26.17%) AngularJS
3 76 (25.50%) ASP.NET
4 73 (24.50%) CSS
5 66 (22.15%) HTML
6 64 (21.48%) .NET Core
7 57 (19.13%) .NET Framework
8 49 (16.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 42 (14.09%) HTML5
10 38 (12.75%) WPF
11 37 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (12.08%) React
12 36 (12.08%) REST
13 34 (11.41%) RESTful
14 29 (9.73%) CSS3
15 25 (8.39%) Node.js
16 24 (8.05%) jQuery
17 20 (6.71%) WCF
17 20 (6.71%) WinForms
18 19 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.43%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (13.76%) Algorithms
3 14 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.02%) Data Structures
5 9 (3.02%) Reinsurance
6 7 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.01%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.01%) User Experience
8 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.34%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.67%) Derivative
11 2 (0.67%) Equities
11 2 (0.67%) Life Science
11 2 (0.67%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.34%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.34%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.80%) Windows
2 6 (2.01%) Android
2 6 (2.01%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (98.32%) Software Engineering
2 176 (59.06%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (25.17%) MVC
4 68 (22.82%) Computer Science
5 61 (20.47%) Mathematics
6 58 (19.46%) Microservices
7 57 (19.13%) TDD
8 50 (16.78%) Test Automation
9 49 (16.44%) OO
9 49 (16.44%) Unit Testing
10 46 (15.44%) DevOps
11 39 (13.09%) SDLC
12 32 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (10.40%) Scrum
14 26 (8.72%) BDD
14 26 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (8.39%) SOA
16 24 (8.05%) Fintech
16 24 (8.05%) SOLID
17 23 (7.72%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 298 (100.00%) C#
2 122 (40.94%) SQL
3 119 (39.93%) JavaScript
4 66 (22.15%) Python
5 39 (13.09%) Java
6 38 (12.75%) C++
7 28 (9.40%) T-SQL
7 28 (9.40%) TypeScript
8 25 (8.39%) R
9 22 (7.38%) MATLAB
10 7 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.68%) Fortran
11 5 (1.68%) Perl
11 5 (1.68%) VB
11 5 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.01%) C
13 3 (1.01%) Go
14 2 (0.67%) Scala
14 2 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (18.79%) Degree
2 27 (9.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.35%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.03%) QA
2 6 (2.01%) GDPR
3 4 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.01%) EMIR
4 3 (1.01%) MiFID
System Software
1 21 (7.05%) Docker
2 5 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.34%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.01%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (6.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.68%) Terraform
3 2 (0.67%) Kibana
4 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.34%) MIIS
4 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 50 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.36%) Oracle
3 5 (1.68%) VMware
4 4 (1.34%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.01%) Google
5 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.67%) Apple
6 2 (0.67%) Dynatrace
6 2 (0.67%) TIBCO