Period
to 23 August 2017

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

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
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 588 511
Rank change year-on-year +75 -77 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 931 855 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.43% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 799 828 1064
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.78% -1.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,938 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

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 168714 189810 208926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 96.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 135862 159661 172073
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 August 2017.

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 23 August 2017. 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 +81 869 £45,000 - 53
UK excluding London +54 638 £45,000 +8.43% 48
London +94 281 £62,500 +6.84% 9
South East +23 194 £45,000 - 12
North of England -35 165 £50,000 +25.00% 11
East of England +56 106 £45,000 +16.88% 8
North West -2 92 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Midlands +44 73 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Yorkshire -30 68 £52,500 +38.16% 7
South West +11 65 £40,000 -6.98% 6
West Midlands +29 43 £30,000 - 3
East Midlands +12 41 £30,000 -20.00% 4
Scotland +21 24 £40,000 +1.27% 2
Wales +29 22 £45,269 +25.75% 2
North East +1 5 £45,000 +29.03%
Northern Ireland - 1 £25,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, C# Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring C# Software Engineer in the job title.

1 931 (100.00%) C#
2 913 (98.07%) Software Engineering
3 703 (75.51%) .NET
4 529 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
5 452 (48.55%) SQL
6 345 (37.06%) ASP.NET
7 320 (34.37%) JavaScript
8 309 (33.19%) SQL Server
9 302 (32.44%) OO
10 251 (26.96%) MVC
11 242 (25.99%) HTML
12 240 (25.78%) C++
12 240 (25.78%) Microsoft
13 223 (23.95%) Finance
14 215 (23.09%) WCF
15 210 (22.56%) CSS
16 208 (22.34%) WPF
17 203 (21.80%) Web Services
17 203 (21.80%) Java
18 202 (21.70%) Scrum
19 201 (21.59%) .NET Framework
20 198 (21.27%) TDD
21 195 (20.95%) Degree
22 185 (19.87%) Windows
23 182 (19.55%) AngularJS
24 151 (16.22%) jQuery
25 149 (16.00%) XML
26 144 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
27 141 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
28 132 (14.18%) Visual Studio

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 26 (2.79%) IIS
2 19 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 18 (1.93%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.86%) Kentico
7 6 (0.64%) Apache
8 4 (0.43%) CMS
9 3 (0.32%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.32%) WordPress
10 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.11%) Confluence
11 1 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (1.07%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.11%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Markit EDM
1 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 93 (9.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (4.19%) SaaS
4 15 (1.61%) PaaS
5 11 (1.18%) Office 365
6 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (0.43%) Force.com
7 4 (0.43%) GitHub
7 4 (0.43%) Heroku
8 3 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.15%) HTTP
2 18 (1.93%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.86%) Network Security
3 8 (0.86%) SSL
4 4 (0.43%) WAN
5 3 (0.32%) Internet
5 3 (0.32%) LAN
6 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.21%) Intranet
6 2 (0.21%) RS-232
6 2 (0.21%) RS-485
6 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.21%) Wireless
7 1 (0.11%) 3G
7 1 (0.11%) AMQP
7 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.11%) Multicast
7 1 (0.11%) PABX
7 1 (0.11%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 309 (33.19%) SQL Server
2 53 (5.69%) NoSQL
3 47 (5.05%) Relational Database
4 38 (4.08%) Oracle Database
5 37 (3.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 37 (3.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 35 (3.76%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.69%) RDBMS
8 24 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (2.36%) MySQL
10 18 (1.93%) Big Data
11 16 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.75%) Redis
14 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
16 4 (0.43%) CouchDB
16 4 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 132 (14.18%) Visual Studio
2 83 (8.92%) NUnit
3 76 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 72 (7.73%) Subversion
4 72 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 51 (5.48%) MSTest
6 27 (2.90%) TeamCity
7 26 (2.79%) JIRA
8 23 (2.47%) Moq
9 21 (2.26%) Eclipse
9 21 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 21 (2.26%) Maven
10 11 (1.18%) MSBuild
11 10 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.86%) CruiseControl
13 8 (0.86%) Selenium
14 6 (0.64%) Bugzilla
14 6 (0.64%) Hudson
14 6 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 223 (23.95%) Finance
2 103 (11.06%) Banking
3 63 (6.77%) Investment Banking
4 57 (6.12%) Retail
5 38 (4.08%) Electronics
5 38 (4.08%) Front Office
6 37 (3.97%) Retail Banking
7 28 (3.01%) Marketing
8 23 (2.47%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.61%) Games
11 13 (1.40%) Back Office
12 12 (1.29%) Advertising
13 8 (0.86%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.54%) Automotive
15 5 (0.54%) Military
16 4 (0.43%) Law
16 4 (0.43%) Legal
17 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (75.51%) .NET
2 345 (37.06%) ASP.NET
3 242 (25.99%) HTML
4 215 (23.09%) WCF
5 210 (22.56%) CSS
6 208 (22.34%) WPF
7 203 (21.80%) Web Services
8 201 (21.59%) .NET Framework
9 182 (19.55%) AngularJS
10 151 (16.22%) jQuery
11 149 (16.00%) XML
12 144 (15.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 141 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
14 110 (11.82%) RESTful
14 110 (11.82%) SOAP
15 103 (11.06%) REST
16 99 (10.63%) Entity Framework
17 74 (7.95%) HTML5
18 60 (6.44%) React
19 59 (6.34%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 130 (13.96%) Computer Science
2 110 (11.82%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (7.30%) Fintech
4 59 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (4.30%) Credit Risk
6 38 (4.08%) Derivative
6 38 (4.08%) User Experience
7 34 (3.65%) Algorithms
8 30 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (3.01%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.93%) Mainframe
11 16 (1.72%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.72%) Data Structures
11 16 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
12 11 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 9 (0.97%) Social Media
14 7 (0.75%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
15 6 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 5 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 185 (19.87%) Windows
2 41 (4.40%) Linux
3 29 (3.11%) Android
4 11 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.07%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.86%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.54%) Unix
10 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 913 (98.07%) Software Engineering
2 529 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
3 302 (32.44%) OO
4 251 (26.96%) MVC
5 202 (21.70%) Scrum
6 198 (21.27%) TDD
7 109 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
8 99 (10.63%) Test Automation
9 89 (9.56%) MVVM
10 87 (9.34%) OOP
11 86 (9.24%) Multithreading
12 76 (8.16%) UML
12 76 (8.16%) Unit Testing
13 62 (6.66%) SOLID
14 61 (6.55%) Use Case
15 58 (6.23%) SDLC
16 52 (5.59%) Asset Management
17 51 (5.48%) DSDM
17 51 (5.48%) RUP
17 51 (5.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 931 (100.00%) C#
2 452 (48.55%) SQL
3 320 (34.37%) JavaScript
4 240 (25.78%) C++
5 203 (21.80%) Java
6 129 (13.86%) T-SQL
7 69 (7.41%) Python
8 64 (6.87%) PL/SQL
9 58 (6.23%) VB.NET
10 56 (6.02%) C
11 30 (3.22%) TypeScript
12 21 (2.26%) PHP
13 20 (2.15%) Scala
14 18 (1.93%) Ruby
15 16 (1.72%) Delphi
15 16 (1.72%) F#
16 15 (1.61%) MATLAB
17 10 (1.07%) ES6
17 10 (1.07%) Objective-C
18 9 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 195 (20.95%) Degree
2 62 (6.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (3.44%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.97%) PhD
7 8 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.43%) MCP
8 4 (0.43%) MCSD
9 3 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.47%) QA
2 18 (1.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 18 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 16 (1.72%) SEPA
5 13 (1.40%) MiFID
6 5 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.21%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.21%) MISRA
7 2 (0.21%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (1.07%) Firmware
2 9 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.75%) Docker
4 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.72%) Opsview
2 3 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.21%) Ansible
3 2 (0.21%) Puppet
4 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 240 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 66 (7.09%) Oracle
3 19 (2.04%) IBM
4 17 (1.83%) SAP
5 16 (1.72%) Splunk
6 13 (1.40%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.18%) DevExpress
8 10 (1.07%) VMware
9 7 (0.75%) Telerik
10 6 (0.64%) Google
11 5 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.54%) RedGate
12 4 (0.43%) Cadence
12 4 (0.43%) Twitter
13 3 (0.32%) Perforce
14 2 (0.21%) Adobe
15 1 (0.11%) Atmel
15 1 (0.11%) Renesas
15 1 (0.11%) Sitecore
15 1 (0.11%) TIBCO