Period
to 25 November 2020

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £53,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 November 2020.

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
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 451 506 502
Rank change year-on-year +55 -4 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 281 693 909
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.51% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.54% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 303 606 845
Median annual salary £53,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.89% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,875 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 52,132 128,964 153,286
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.60% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 43,454 103,194 123,472
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 2020. 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 +73 253 £51,500 +11.96% 56
UK excluding London +46 201 £50,000 +11.11% 48
London +177 75 £65,000 +8.33% 14
North of England +146 69 £47,500 +5.56% 16
South East +37 56 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Work from Home +4 40 £55,000 +15.79% 10
Yorkshire +106 32 £45,000 +3.45% 4
North West +112 27 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Midlands +92 23 £51,500 +14.44% 4
Scotland +13 22 £55,000 +42.86% 4
South West +80 19 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East Midlands +77 13 £51,500 +1.48% 2
East of England +100 11 £60,000 +41.18% 11
West Midlands +85 10 £52,500 +16.67% 2
North East +17 10 £37,500 -11.76% 4
Wales +33 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2020, 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.

1 281 (100.00%) C#
2 279 (99.29%) Software Engineering
3 217 (77.22%) .NET
4 151 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
5 121 (43.06%) Azure
6 116 (41.28%) SQL
7 103 (36.65%) JavaScript
8 93 (33.10%) SQL Server
9 85 (30.25%) AngularJS
10 81 (28.83%) .NET Core
11 77 (27.40%) MVC
12 70 (24.91%) ASP.NET
13 65 (23.13%) CSS
14 60 (21.35%) HTML
15 53 (18.86%) TDD
16 52 (18.51%) OO
16 52 (18.51%) Microservices
17 51 (18.15%) Finance
18 50 (17.79%) React
19 46 (16.37%) ASP.NET Web API
19 46 (16.37%) Microsoft
20 45 (16.01%) AWS
21 44 (15.66%) REST
22 42 (14.95%) Computer Science
23 41 (14.59%) ASP.NET MVC
23 41 (14.59%) DevOps
24 40 (14.23%) Test Automation
25 39 (13.88%) HTML5
26 38 (13.52%) Python
26 38 (13.52%) SDLC

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 20 (7.12%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (3.20%) CMS
3 3 (1.07%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (4.63%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.36%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 121 (43.06%) Azure
2 45 (16.01%) AWS
3 20 (7.12%) GCP
4 17 (6.05%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (5.69%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (3.91%) SaaS
6 11 (3.91%) Serverless
7 6 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (1.78%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.71%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.36%) GitHub
10 1 (0.36%) npm
10 1 (0.36%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.49%) HTTP
2 3 (1.07%) Skype
2 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.71%) AMQP
3 2 (0.71%) H.323
3 2 (0.71%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.71%) VoIP
4 1 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.36%) Modbus
4 1 (0.36%) MQTT
4 1 (0.36%) Profibus
4 1 (0.36%) RS-232
4 1 (0.36%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (33.10%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.96%) NoSQL
3 18 (6.41%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.63%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.14%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.42%) Big Data
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.07%) Aerospike
9 3 (1.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.07%) Redis
9 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.41%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.49%) Subversion
5 5 (1.78%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.78%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.42%) JIRA
6 4 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.07%) Bugzilla
7 3 (1.07%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.07%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.07%) Gemini Tracker
7 3 (1.07%) Hudson
7 3 (1.07%) JUnit
7 3 (1.07%) Moq
7 3 (1.07%) NUnit
7 3 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.71%) webpack
9 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 51 (18.15%) Finance
2 17 (6.05%) Publishing
3 11 (3.91%) Games
3 11 (3.91%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.85%) Front Office
4 8 (2.85%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.49%) Automotive
6 5 (1.78%) Law
6 5 (1.78%) Marketing
7 4 (1.42%) Retail
8 3 (1.07%) Advertising
8 3 (1.07%) Electronics
8 3 (1.07%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.36%) Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (77.22%) .NET
2 85 (30.25%) AngularJS
3 81 (28.83%) .NET Core
4 70 (24.91%) ASP.NET
5 65 (23.13%) CSS
6 60 (21.35%) HTML
7 50 (17.79%) React
8 46 (16.37%) ASP.NET Web API
9 44 (15.66%) REST
10 41 (14.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (13.88%) HTML5
12 34 (12.10%) .NET Framework
13 30 (10.68%) jQuery
14 28 (9.96%) RESTful
15 25 (8.90%) WinForms
15 25 (8.90%) WPF
16 24 (8.54%) CSS3
16 24 (8.54%) Node.js
16 24 (8.54%) XML
17 22 (7.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.46%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (10.32%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.34%) Data Structures
5 14 (4.98%) Mobile App
6 13 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (3.20%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.14%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.78%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.71%) Life Science
13 1 (0.36%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (0.36%) Industry 4.0
13 1 (0.36%) Robotics
13 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.03%) Windows
2 12 (4.27%) Linux
3 5 (1.78%) Android
4 4 (1.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (99.29%) Software Engineering
2 151 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (27.40%) MVC
4 53 (18.86%) TDD
5 52 (18.51%) Microservices
5 52 (18.51%) OO
6 42 (14.95%) Computer Science
7 41 (14.59%) DevOps
8 40 (14.23%) Test Automation
9 38 (13.52%) SDLC
10 32 (11.39%) SOA
11 31 (11.03%) Scrum
12 30 (10.68%) Unit Testing
13 29 (10.32%) OOP
14 27 (9.61%) Fintech
14 27 (9.61%) Mathematics
15 26 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (8.90%) BDD
17 21 (7.47%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (7.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 281 (100.00%) C#
2 116 (41.28%) SQL
3 103 (36.65%) JavaScript
4 38 (13.52%) Python
5 33 (11.74%) C++
6 32 (11.39%) Java
7 22 (7.83%) T-SQL
7 22 (7.83%) TypeScript
8 20 (7.12%) VB
8 20 (7.12%) VB.NET
9 9 (3.20%) R
10 8 (2.85%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.49%) Go
12 6 (2.14%) VB6
13 5 (1.78%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.07%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.71%) Ruby
16 1 (0.36%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.36%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 32 (11.39%) Degree
2 14 (4.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.36%) PhD
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.20%) QA
2 7 (2.49%) GDPR
3 4 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.07%) EMIR
4 3 (1.07%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (13.17%) Docker
2 3 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (11.03%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.27%) Terraform
3 1 (0.36%) Kibana
3 1 (0.36%) MIIS
3 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 46 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.56%) Oracle
3 5 (1.78%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.42%) Google
5 3 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.71%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.71%) VMware
7 1 (0.36%) Databricks
7 1 (0.36%) Dynatrace