Period
to 17 May 2021

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 May 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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 531 526 497
Rank change year-on-year -5 -29 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 395 445 828
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.46% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.49% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 327 389 731
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,000 £31,500
25th Percentile £40,625 £36,250 £38,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 83,668 91,748 139,751
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.76% 95.32% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63,821 74,597 112,237
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 17 May 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 17 May 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 +11 359 £52,500 +5.00% 95
UK excluding London -30 224 £50,000 +11.11% 74
London +69 146 £60,000 -11.11% 31
Work from Home -108 83 £55,000 - 33
South East -27 60 £50,000 +8.11% 17
North of England -18 56 £50,000 +5.26% 15
South West -16 35 £40,000 +6.67% 9
North West +7 34 £49,000 -6.67% 10
Midlands -20 31 £48,750 +20.37% 15
East of England +41 28 £60,000 +33.33% 8
West Midlands +5 18 £48,750 +8.33% 4
Yorkshire -20 16 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands -19 13 £48,750 +21.88% 11
Scotland -26 9 £51,250 +2.50% 5
North East -1 6 £55,000 +46.67% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 £35,000 - 1
Wales +21 2 £52,500 +50.00% 4

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

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 395 (100.00%) C#
2 376 (95.19%) Software Engineering
3 282 (71.39%) .NET
4 224 (56.71%) Agile Software Development
5 168 (42.53%) Azure
6 157 (39.75%) SQL
7 129 (32.66%) .NET Framework
8 122 (30.89%) .NET Core
9 120 (30.38%) MVC
10 112 (28.35%) SQL Server
11 104 (26.33%) DevOps
12 102 (25.82%) JavaScript
13 100 (25.32%) Microsoft
14 96 (24.30%) TDD
14 96 (24.30%) AngularJS
15 94 (23.80%) Microservices
16 89 (22.53%) Scrum
17 85 (21.52%) Docker
18 81 (20.51%) React
19 75 (18.99%) ASP.NET
20 72 (18.23%) HTML
21 71 (17.97%) C++
21 71 (17.97%) CSS
22 68 (17.22%) AWS
22 68 (17.22%) NoSQL
22 68 (17.22%) Social Skills
23 64 (16.20%) Finance
24 61 (15.44%) OO
24 61 (15.44%) Degree
24 61 (15.44%) Kubernetes

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 30 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.52%) Confluence
3 5 (1.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.25%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.51%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 168 (42.53%) Azure
2 68 (17.22%) AWS
3 29 (7.34%) Serverless
4 19 (4.81%) SaaS
5 15 (3.80%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 14 (3.54%) Azure Service Bus
7 12 (3.04%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (3.04%) GitHub
8 11 (2.78%) GCP
8 11 (2.78%) Power Platform
9 9 (2.28%) Azure App Service
9 9 (2.28%) Azure Event Grid
9 9 (2.28%) Azure Functions
9 9 (2.28%) Azure Service Fabric
9 9 (2.28%) NuGet
10 7 (1.77%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (1.27%) AWS Fargate
12 5 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.04%) HTTP
2 3 (0.76%) Broadband
2 3 (0.76%) Skype
3 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (28.35%) SQL Server
2 68 (17.22%) NoSQL
3 28 (7.09%) Relational Database
4 20 (5.06%) MongoDB
5 17 (4.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.78%) Power BI
8 10 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.52%) Redis
10 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.27%) Aerospike
11 5 (1.27%) Flink
12 4 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.01%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.51%) MySQL
13 2 (0.51%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 29 (7.34%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.06%) JIRA
3 17 (4.30%) Visual Studio
4 14 (3.54%) Selenium
5 12 (3.04%) SpecFlow
6 11 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 9 (2.28%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.03%) git-flow
8 8 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (1.27%) Cypress.io
10 5 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.76%) GitLab
11 3 (0.76%) NUnit
12 2 (0.51%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.51%) CruiseControl
12 2 (0.51%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.51%) Subversion
12 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (17.22%) Social Skills
2 64 (16.20%) Finance
3 31 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.58%) Law
5 25 (6.33%) Publishing
6 11 (2.78%) Games
7 8 (2.03%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.77%) Electronics
9 6 (1.52%) Automotive
9 6 (1.52%) Front Office
10 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.27%) Marketing
11 4 (1.01%) Retail
12 3 (0.76%) Back Office
12 3 (0.76%) Billing
12 3 (0.76%) Legal
12 3 (0.76%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.51%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (71.39%) .NET
2 129 (32.66%) .NET Framework
3 122 (30.89%) .NET Core
4 96 (24.30%) AngularJS
5 81 (20.51%) React
6 75 (18.99%) ASP.NET
7 72 (18.23%) HTML
8 71 (17.97%) CSS
9 59 (14.94%) REST
10 52 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 41 (10.38%) HTML5
11 41 (10.38%) Web Services
12 38 (9.62%) Vue.js
13 34 (8.61%) XML
14 31 (7.85%) RESTful
15 30 (7.59%) CSS3
16 29 (7.34%) WPF
17 28 (7.09%) LINQ
18 27 (6.84%) Entity Framework
18 27 (6.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 43 (10.89%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.56%) Algorithms
3 16 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.29%) Reinsurance
6 12 (3.04%) User Experience
7 8 (2.03%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.77%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.27%) Equities
9 5 (1.27%) FMCG
9 5 (1.27%) Social Media
10 4 (1.01%) Derivative
10 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.01%) PMI
10 4 (1.01%) Robotics
10 4 (1.01%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.76%) Industry 4.0
11 3 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.84%) Windows
2 18 (4.56%) Linux
3 14 (3.54%) Android
3 14 (3.54%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (95.19%) Software Engineering
2 224 (56.71%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (30.38%) MVC
4 104 (26.33%) DevOps
5 96 (24.30%) TDD
6 94 (23.80%) Microservices
7 89 (22.53%) Scrum
8 61 (15.44%) OO
9 59 (14.94%) Test Automation
10 52 (13.16%) Computer Science
11 50 (12.66%) BDD
12 45 (11.39%) Software Testing
13 43 (10.89%) SDLC
13 43 (10.89%) Unit Testing
14 39 (9.87%) Mentoring
14 39 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (9.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (8.86%) Fintech
16 35 (8.86%) Mathematics
17 33 (8.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 395 (100.00%) C#
2 157 (39.75%) SQL
3 102 (25.82%) JavaScript
4 71 (17.97%) C++
5 35 (8.86%) Java
6 34 (8.61%) TypeScript
7 33 (8.35%) T-SQL
8 25 (6.33%) Python
9 19 (4.81%) C
10 12 (3.04%) Scala
11 10 (2.53%) Go
12 7 (1.77%) Haskell
12 7 (1.77%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.52%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.52%) VBScript
14 5 (1.27%) F#
14 5 (1.27%) PHP
14 5 (1.27%) VB
15 4 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 61 (15.44%) Degree
2 22 (5.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (4.56%) Security Cleared
4 17 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.28%) HNC
5 9 (2.28%) HND
6 4 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.54%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 85 (21.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 61 (15.44%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.28%) Terraform
3 8 (2.03%) Istio
4 4 (1.01%) Kibana
5 1 (0.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 100 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.05%) Xamarin
3 9 (2.28%) Google
3 9 (2.28%) Xceptor
4 7 (1.77%) Intapp
5 5 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.76%) MuleSoft
6 3 (0.76%) OpenText
6 3 (0.76%) Oracle
7 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.25%) Apple
8 1 (0.25%) Databricks
8 1 (0.25%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.25%) SAP