Period
to 3 March 2021

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 489 518 494
Rank change year-on-year +29 -24 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 362 596 872
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.49% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.51% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 379 537 808
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +15.38%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £33,350
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%

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 70,984 116,630 143,307
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 95.46% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,610 94,492 116,127
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £84,672
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 3 March 2021.

Salary histogram for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 3 March 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 +61 322 £52,500 +5.00% 83
UK excluding London -3 223 £50,000 +11.11% 69
London +141 120 £60,000 -11.11% 17
South East +24 71 £50,000 - 18
Work from Home -77 69 £60,000 +20.00% 15
North of England +48 53 £50,000 +11.11% 13
South West +29 32 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Midlands +38 30 £52,500 +20.69% 15
Yorkshire +30 24 £50,000 +14.29% 5
North West +35 21 £57,500 +21.05% 8
Scotland +2 19 £55,000 +42.86% 1
West Midlands +50 17 £55,000 +26.44% 6
East of England +72 16 £62,750 +25.50% 13
East Midlands +18 13 £52,500 +29.63% 9
North East +20 8 £50,000 +17.65%
Wales +25 1 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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.

1 362 (100.00%) C#
2 358 (98.90%) Software Engineering
3 259 (71.55%) .NET
4 206 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (43.09%) Azure
6 151 (41.71%) SQL
7 108 (29.83%) SQL Server
8 107 (29.56%) MVC
9 105 (29.01%) AngularJS
9 105 (29.01%) .NET Core
10 104 (28.73%) JavaScript
11 88 (24.31%) DevOps
12 81 (22.38%) .NET Framework
13 78 (21.55%) Microsoft
14 77 (21.27%) React
15 70 (19.34%) Microservices
16 69 (19.06%) TDD
16 69 (19.06%) HTML
16 69 (19.06%) ASP.NET
17 68 (18.78%) Finance
18 66 (18.23%) Scrum
19 64 (17.68%) CSS
20 58 (16.02%) OO
21 56 (15.47%) AWS
22 53 (14.64%) C++
23 52 (14.36%) Test Automation
23 52 (14.36%) Docker
24 50 (13.81%) REST
25 49 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
26 48 (13.26%) Degree

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 24 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.38%) Confluence
3 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.28%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 17 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (4.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 156 (43.09%) Azure
2 56 (15.47%) AWS
3 20 (5.52%) Dynamics 365
4 18 (4.97%) SaaS
5 16 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (4.42%) Serverless
6 13 (3.59%) GCP
7 12 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.66%) GitHub
9 5 (1.38%) Power Platform
10 3 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.55%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.28%) Amazon Cognito
12 1 (0.28%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.93%) HTTP
2 5 (1.38%) Skype
3 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (29.83%) SQL Server
2 43 (11.88%) NoSQL
3 20 (5.52%) Relational Database
4 19 (5.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (4.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 13 (3.59%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.93%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (1.66%) Aerospike
8 6 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.66%) Redis
9 5 (1.38%) Power BI
10 4 (1.10%) Couchbase
10 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.28%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.28%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 23 (6.35%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.80%) Visual Studio
3 13 (3.59%) JIRA
4 7 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (1.93%) Selenium
4 7 (1.93%) TeamCity
5 6 (1.66%) git-flow
5 6 (1.66%) SpecFlow
5 6 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.38%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.38%) CruiseControl
6 5 (1.38%) Gemini Tracker
6 5 (1.38%) Hudson
6 5 (1.38%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.38%) Subversion
6 5 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.83%) NUnit
9 2 (0.55%) Gatling
10 1 (0.28%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 68 (18.78%) Finance
2 20 (5.52%) Law
3 18 (4.97%) Publishing
4 16 (4.42%) Games
5 8 (2.21%) Electronics
6 6 (1.66%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.38%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.38%) Retail
8 4 (1.10%) Automotive
9 3 (0.83%) Advertising
9 3 (0.83%) Back Office
9 3 (0.83%) Billing
9 3 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.83%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Front Office
10 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Marketing
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (71.55%) .NET
2 105 (29.01%) .NET Core
2 105 (29.01%) AngularJS
3 81 (22.38%) .NET Framework
4 77 (21.27%) React
5 69 (19.06%) ASP.NET
5 69 (19.06%) HTML
6 64 (17.68%) CSS
7 50 (13.81%) REST
8 49 (13.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 43 (11.88%) HTML5
10 33 (9.12%) XML
11 30 (8.29%) jQuery
12 27 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 25 (6.91%) RESTful
13 25 (6.91%) WinForms
14 24 (6.63%) CSS3
15 23 (6.35%) Ajax
15 23 (6.35%) WPF
16 20 (5.52%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.60%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.46%) Algorithms
4 24 (6.63%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.59%) Data Structures
6 12 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.49%) Reinsurance
8 8 (2.21%) User Experience
9 7 (1.93%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.38%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.38%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.83%) Derivative
12 3 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.83%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.55%) FMCG
13 2 (0.55%) Life Science
13 2 (0.55%) Social Media
14 1 (0.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.29%) Windows
2 13 (3.59%) Linux
3 4 (1.10%) Android
4 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (98.90%) Software Engineering
2 206 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (29.56%) MVC
4 88 (24.31%) DevOps
5 70 (19.34%) Microservices
6 69 (19.06%) TDD
7 66 (18.23%) Scrum
8 58 (16.02%) OO
9 52 (14.36%) Test Automation
10 47 (12.98%) SDLC
11 45 (12.43%) Computer Science
12 43 (11.88%) Unit Testing
13 39 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
14 38 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (10.22%) Fintech
16 29 (8.01%) SOA
17 27 (7.46%) BDD
17 27 (7.46%) OOP
18 25 (6.91%) Web Development
19 24 (6.63%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 362 (100.00%) C#
2 151 (41.71%) SQL
3 104 (28.73%) JavaScript
4 53 (14.64%) C++
5 34 (9.39%) Python
6 27 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 25 (6.91%) VB.NET
8 24 (6.63%) Java
8 24 (6.63%) TypeScript
9 23 (6.35%) VB
10 17 (4.70%) C
11 12 (3.31%) Go
12 7 (1.93%) Haskell
12 7 (1.93%) Scala
13 5 (1.38%) Ruby
13 5 (1.38%) VB6
14 3 (0.83%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.83%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.83%) PHP
14 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (13.26%) Degree
2 17 (4.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (4.42%) Security Cleared
4 15 (4.14%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.49%) HNC
5 9 (2.49%) HND
6 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.21%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (14.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 41 (11.33%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.04%) Terraform
3 6 (1.66%) Istio
4 5 (1.38%) Kibana
5 1 (0.28%) Ansible
5 1 (0.28%) MIIS
5 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 78 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.93%) Google
2 7 (1.93%) Xceptor
3 4 (1.10%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.83%) Oracle
4 3 (0.83%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.55%) Dynatrace
5 2 (0.55%) Twitter
6 1 (0.28%) Apple
6 1 (0.28%) Databricks