Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 500 532 585
Rank change year-on-year +32 +53 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 875 948 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 781 759 786
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.83% -3.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%

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 151,510 172,360 178,969
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 121,415 138,723 149,394
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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 +16 795 £50,000 - 126
UK excluding London +40 600 £45,000 - 114
London +11 271 £67,500 +12.50% 29
South East -4 212 £50,000 +11.11% 26
North of England +7 120 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Midlands +46 67 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Scotland +40 65 £50,000 +56.25% 8
South West +41 64 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East of England -12 61 £40,000 -11.11% 21
North West 0 60 £48,750 -2.50% 10
West Midlands +55 50 £36,250 +2.11% 13
Yorkshire +30 44 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North East +13 17 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East Midlands +12 17 £37,500 +19.05% 5
Wales +9 10 £44,000 +10.00% 7
Northern Ireland - 1 £51,500 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 875 (100.00%) C#
2 828 (94.63%) Software Engineering
3 658 (75.20%) .NET
4 492 (56.23%) Agile Software Development
5 405 (46.29%) JavaScript
6 367 (41.94%) SQL
7 290 (33.14%) ASP.NET
8 280 (32.00%) Finance
9 254 (29.03%) MVC
10 251 (28.69%) Microsoft
11 243 (27.77%) OO
12 242 (27.66%) SQL Server
12 242 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
13 238 (27.20%) CSS
14 220 (25.14%) AngularJS
15 219 (25.03%) TDD
16 217 (24.80%) C++
17 208 (23.77%) Windows
18 204 (23.31%) Java
19 197 (22.51%) Continuous Integration
20 192 (21.94%) HTML
21 164 (18.74%) Degree
22 160 (18.29%) Test Automation
22 160 (18.29%) Scrum
23 153 (17.49%) WPF
24 142 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
24 142 (16.23%) Greenfield Project
25 140 (16.00%) Git (software)
26 131 (14.97%) REST
26 131 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API

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 50 (5.71%) IIS
2 19 (2.17%) Apache Pig
3 13 (1.49%) NServiceBus
4 12 (1.37%) CMS
5 10 (1.14%) nginx
6 9 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (0.69%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.46%) Apache
10 4 (0.46%) Kentico
10 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.46%) WordPress
11 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.34%) JBoss
12 2 (0.23%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.23%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.23%) Jetty
13 1 (0.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) Actimize
1 4 (0.46%) Shopify
2 3 (0.34%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.23%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.23%) RMDS
4 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 242 (27.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (16.23%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.09%) GitHub
4 20 (2.29%) SaaS
5 15 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.49%) PaaS
7 9 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.69%) Office 365
9 5 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.34%) Serverless
12 2 (0.23%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.23%) IaaS
12 2 (0.23%) npm
13 1 (0.11%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.20%) TCP/IP
2 26 (2.97%) HTTP
3 22 (2.51%) SSL
4 19 (2.17%) Firewall
5 7 (0.80%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.80%) Internet
6 5 (0.57%) Network Security
6 5 (0.57%) SMS
7 3 (0.34%) AMQP
7 3 (0.34%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.34%) RS-232
8 2 (0.23%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.23%) Intranet
8 2 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.17%) Big Data
3 47 (5.37%) NoSQL
4 46 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 29 (3.31%) RDBMS
7 25 (2.86%) GIS
8 22 (2.51%) MySQL
9 21 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 19 (2.17%) Apache Hive
11 16 (1.83%) Cosmos DB
12 10 (1.14%) Redis
13 9 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
14 7 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.46%) Neo4j
17 3 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 140 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 120 (13.71%) Visual Studio
3 88 (10.06%) TeamCity
4 86 (9.83%) NUnit
5 57 (6.51%) Jenkins
6 43 (4.91%) JIRA
7 41 (4.69%) SpecFlow
8 39 (4.46%) Cucumber
9 38 (4.34%) MSTest
10 36 (4.11%) Selenium
11 33 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 30 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 30 (3.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (2.63%) Bitbucket
13 23 (2.63%) MSBuild
13 23 (2.63%) Subversion
14 22 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
15 19 (2.17%) git-flow
15 19 (2.17%) NetBeans
15 19 (2.17%) Robot Framework
General
1 280 (32.00%) Finance
2 35 (4.00%) Front Office
3 24 (2.74%) Aerospace
4 22 (2.51%) Electronics
5 18 (2.06%) Retail
6 16 (1.83%) Automotive
7 15 (1.71%) Banking
7 15 (1.71%) Law
7 15 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.49%) Marketing
9 9 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.80%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.69%) Back Office
11 6 (0.69%) Military
11 6 (0.69%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.23%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (75.20%) .NET
2 290 (33.14%) ASP.NET
3 238 (27.20%) CSS
4 220 (25.14%) AngularJS
5 192 (21.94%) HTML
6 153 (17.49%) WPF
7 131 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 131 (14.97%) REST
8 127 (14.51%) .NET Framework
9 117 (13.37%) RESTful
10 112 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC
11 108 (12.34%) Web Services
12 100 (11.43%) XML
13 97 (11.09%) React
14 96 (10.97%) jQuery
15 95 (10.86%) SOAP
16 86 (9.83%) WCF
17 84 (9.60%) .NET Core
18 66 (7.54%) JSON
19 57 (6.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 142 (16.23%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (6.06%) Fintech
3 44 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (4.00%) Hedge funds
5 31 (3.54%) Algorithms
6 26 (2.97%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.86%) Data Structures
7 25 (2.86%) Robotics
7 25 (2.86%) User Experience
8 22 (2.51%) Fixed Income
9 20 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (2.29%) Social Media
10 19 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
10 19 (2.17%) Cloud Native
10 19 (2.17%) Equities
11 16 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.49%) Derivative
13 11 (1.26%) Tandem
14 10 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 208 (23.77%) Windows
2 52 (5.94%) Linux
3 46 (5.26%) Android
4 41 (4.69%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.63%) Mac OS X
6 12 (1.37%) Unix
7 10 (1.14%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.57%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (94.63%) Software Engineering
2 492 (56.23%) Agile Software Development
3 254 (29.03%) MVC
4 243 (27.77%) OO
5 219 (25.03%) TDD
6 197 (22.51%) Continuous Integration
7 160 (18.29%) Scrum
7 160 (18.29%) Test Automation
8 119 (13.60%) Computer Science
9 100 (11.43%) Microservices
10 99 (11.31%) Continuous Delivery
11 88 (10.06%) BDD
12 87 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
13 85 (9.71%) DevOps
14 83 (9.49%) Unit Testing
15 82 (9.37%) Mathematics
15 82 (9.37%) User Stories
16 81 (9.26%) Multithreading
17 74 (8.46%) Open Source
18 70 (8.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 875 (100.00%) C#
2 405 (46.29%) JavaScript
3 367 (41.94%) SQL
4 217 (24.80%) C++
5 204 (23.31%) Java
6 100 (11.43%) Python
7 82 (9.37%) C
8 78 (8.91%) PowerShell
9 72 (8.23%) T-SQL
10 40 (4.57%) TypeScript
11 37 (4.23%) PL/SQL
12 24 (2.74%) PHP
12 24 (2.74%) VB.NET
13 23 (2.63%) Objective-C
14 19 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.26%) Ruby
16 10 (1.14%) XAML
17 8 (0.91%) Ada
18 6 (0.69%) Go
19 5 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 164 (18.74%) Degree
2 63 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 41 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 32 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 23 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
7 19 (2.17%) CCNA
7 19 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (2.17%) CISSP
7 19 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
7 19 (2.17%) GIAC
7 19 (2.17%) Linux+ Certification
7 19 (2.17%) MCSE
7 19 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
7 19 (2.17%) SANS
7 19 (2.17%) SSCP
8 6 (0.69%) PhD
9 5 (0.57%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.49%) QA
2 9 (1.03%) DICOM
3 8 (0.91%) DO-178B
3 8 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 8 (0.91%) MISRA
3 8 (0.91%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.46%) GDPR
5 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (5.60%) Docker
2 44 (5.03%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.17%) vSphere
4 8 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (2.29%) Puppet
2 19 (2.17%) Salt
3 6 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.57%) Terraform
5 3 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Ansible
6 1 (0.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 251 (28.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.06%) Oracle
3 15 (1.71%) Google
4 13 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 12 (1.37%) Cadence
6 9 (1.03%) Charles River
6 9 (1.03%) Sitecore
7 5 (0.57%) MuleSoft
7 5 (0.57%) WorldPay
8 4 (0.46%) IBM
8 4 (0.46%) VMware
8 4 (0.46%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.34%) Calypso
9 3 (0.34%) webMethods
10 2 (0.23%) Assembla
10 2 (0.23%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.23%) SAP
10 2 (0.23%) SimCorp
10 2 (0.23%) Tableau
11 1 (0.11%) Verint