Period
to 24 February 2018

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 501 565 570
Rank change year-on-year +64 +5 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 920 747 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.44% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 745 690 930
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% -4.44% +12.50%

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 168,620 169,529 204,010
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 138,446 140,771 170,581
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

C# Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# Software Engineer over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Top 15 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 24 February 2018. 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 +60 869 £48,000 +6.67% 142
UK excluding London +25 627 £43,750 +1.74% 118
London +120 287 £60,000 - 31
South East +101 228 £45,000 -2.70% 31
North of England -57 150 £47,500 +13.77% 23
East of England +34 119 £43,500 -3.33% 27
North West +30 92 £46,250 +1.65% 9
Midlands +6 56 £38,000 -10.59% 15
Yorkshire -69 54 £50,000 +20.48% 10
West Midlands +25 43 £41,250 +10.00% 7
Scotland -1 42 £32,000 -1.54% 2
South West -50 30 £42,000 -1.18% 15
East Midlands -20 13 £35,000 -17.65% 7
North East -25 4 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Wales +11 3 £40,000 +14.29%

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 920 (100.00%) C#
2 903 (98.15%) Software Engineering
3 690 (75.00%) .NET
4 505 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
5 490 (53.26%) SQL
6 398 (43.26%) JavaScript
7 331 (35.98%) ASP.NET
8 318 (34.57%) SQL Server
9 270 (29.35%) Microsoft
10 257 (27.93%) AngularJS
11 243 (26.41%) Scrum
12 228 (24.78%) Windows
12 228 (24.78%) OO
13 227 (24.67%) CSS
13 227 (24.67%) MVC
14 220 (23.91%) HTML
15 210 (22.83%) WPF
16 206 (22.39%) C++
17 201 (21.85%) Finance
18 191 (20.76%) WCF
19 179 (19.46%) Degree
20 170 (18.48%) Greenfield Project
21 166 (18.04%) .NET Framework
22 154 (16.74%) RESTful
23 151 (16.41%) Java
24 144 (15.65%) TDD
25 143 (15.54%) Visual Studio
26 139 (15.11%) Computer Science
27 135 (14.67%) T-SQL
28 133 (14.46%) Web Services

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 23 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (1.85%) IIS
3 15 (1.63%) CMS
4 14 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.87%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.33%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.33%) Confluence
6 3 (0.33%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.11%) Predix
8 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.22%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.22%) Revit
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Endur
1 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 131 (14.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.85%) GitHub
4 16 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (1.41%) SaaS
6 12 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.30%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 12 (1.30%) Office 365
7 5 (0.54%) PaaS
8 4 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
8 4 (0.43%) npm
9 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.11%) IaaS
9 1 (0.11%) Loggly
9 1 (0.11%) Serverless
9 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.83%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.41%) Network Security
3 9 (0.98%) HTTP
4 5 (0.54%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.43%) ATM
6 3 (0.33%) AMQP
6 3 (0.33%) Internet
6 3 (0.33%) Wireless
7 1 (0.11%) DNS
7 1 (0.11%) RFID
7 1 (0.11%) RS-232
7 1 (0.11%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) SSL
7 1 (0.11%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 318 (34.57%) SQL Server
2 40 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 30 (3.26%) Big Data
4 29 (3.15%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.83%) GIS
5 26 (2.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 25 (2.72%) RDBMS
7 24 (2.61%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (1.52%) MySQL
10 11 (1.20%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.09%) Hadoop
12 8 (0.87%) SQLite
13 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (0.43%) Ingres
15 4 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 143 (15.54%) Visual Studio
2 91 (9.89%) NUnit
3 75 (8.15%) Git (software)
4 48 (5.22%) MSTest
5 47 (5.11%) Subversion
6 41 (4.46%) TeamCity
7 36 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (2.83%) Jenkins
8 26 (2.83%) NetBeans
8 26 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 22 (2.39%) JIRA
10 15 (1.63%) Selenium
11 9 (0.98%) Hudson
11 9 (0.98%) Moq
12 8 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (0.87%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.65%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.65%) Protractor
13 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 201 (21.85%) Finance
2 39 (4.24%) Banking
3 37 (4.02%) Retail
4 29 (3.15%) Front Office
4 29 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.83%) Electronics
6 23 (2.50%) Games
7 18 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.20%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.76%) Back Office
9 7 (0.76%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.33%) Advertising
11 3 (0.33%) Legal
11 3 (0.33%) Marketing
11 3 (0.33%) Military
12 2 (0.22%) Law
12 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 690 (75.00%) .NET
2 331 (35.98%) ASP.NET
3 257 (27.93%) AngularJS
4 227 (24.67%) CSS
5 220 (23.91%) HTML
6 210 (22.83%) WPF
7 191 (20.76%) WCF
8 166 (18.04%) .NET Framework
9 154 (16.74%) RESTful
10 133 (14.46%) Web Services
11 128 (13.91%) ASP.NET Web API
12 124 (13.48%) React
13 117 (12.72%) XML
14 116 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 110 (11.96%) jQuery
16 107 (11.63%) SOAP
17 91 (9.89%) REST
18 68 (7.39%) LINQ
19 67 (7.28%) Entity Framework
20 61 (6.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 170 (18.48%) Greenfield Project
2 139 (15.11%) Computer Science
3 48 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (5.00%) Fintech
5 44 (4.78%) User Experience
6 40 (4.35%) Robotics
7 39 (4.24%) Algorithms
8 23 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 20 (2.17%) Equities
10 16 (1.74%) Mobile App
11 13 (1.41%) Derivative
12 12 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
12 12 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.20%) Credit Risk
14 10 (1.09%) Social Media
15 8 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
16 7 (0.76%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.76%) Reinsurance
17 6 (0.65%) Client/Server
18 4 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 228 (24.78%) Windows
2 25 (2.72%) Linux
3 21 (2.28%) Android
4 19 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 15 (1.63%) Windows 10
5 15 (1.63%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.33%) Unix
9 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 903 (98.15%) Software Engineering
2 505 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (26.41%) Scrum
4 228 (24.78%) OO
5 227 (24.67%) MVC
6 144 (15.65%) TDD
7 116 (12.61%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (10.98%) Microservices
9 93 (10.11%) MVVM
10 86 (9.35%) OOP
11 84 (9.13%) Multithreading
11 84 (9.13%) Test Automation
12 72 (7.83%) BDD
12 72 (7.83%) E-Commerce
13 65 (7.07%) DevOps
14 63 (6.85%) SDLC
15 62 (6.74%) Unit Testing
16 56 (6.09%) UML
17 55 (5.98%) Mathematics
17 55 (5.98%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 920 (100.00%) C#
2 490 (53.26%) SQL
3 398 (43.26%) JavaScript
4 206 (22.39%) C++
5 151 (16.41%) Java
6 135 (14.67%) T-SQL
7 65 (7.07%) C
8 46 (5.00%) PL/SQL
9 44 (4.78%) Python
10 31 (3.37%) VB.NET
11 29 (3.15%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.28%) TypeScript
13 11 (1.20%) Ada
13 11 (1.20%) PHP
14 10 (1.09%) VBScript
15 9 (0.98%) Embedded C
16 8 (0.87%) GraphQL
16 8 (0.87%) Ruby
16 8 (0.87%) Scala
17 7 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 179 (19.46%) Degree
2 57 (6.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (3.59%) Security Cleared
4 30 (3.26%) Numerate Degree
5 18 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 13 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.30%) Sun Certification
8 11 (1.20%) MCSD
9 9 (0.98%) PhD
10 7 (0.76%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.43%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.43%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.11%) HND
13 1 (0.11%) MCAD
13 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.67%) QA
2 19 (2.07%) MiFID
3 11 (1.20%) PMO
4 4 (0.43%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) TickIT
7 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.11%) MISRA
7 1 (0.11%) MISRA C
System Software
1 50 (5.43%) Docker
2 15 (1.63%) Firmware
3 10 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (3.15%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.30%) Terraform
3 7 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.76%) Puppet
4 4 (0.43%) Nagios
4 4 (0.43%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.33%) Ansible
6 2 (0.22%) Grafana
6 2 (0.22%) Graphite
6 2 (0.22%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.11%) Salt
7 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 270 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (2.72%) Oracle
3 20 (2.17%) Google
4 16 (1.74%) WorldPay
5 13 (1.41%) VMware
6 10 (1.09%) Cadence
6 10 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 6 (0.65%) New Relic
8 4 (0.43%) Apple
8 4 (0.43%) Splunk
9 3 (0.33%) AppDynamics
9 3 (0.33%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.22%) ATG
10 2 (0.22%) Atmel
10 2 (0.22%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.22%) Fidessa
10 2 (0.22%) hybris
10 2 (0.22%) PTC
10 2 (0.22%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.22%) TIBCO