Period
to 13 December 2019

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 511 514 527
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 665 880 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.58% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 550 784 756
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,950 £32,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 127,172 152,686 173,101
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.86% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 101,835 122,433 139,234
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 13 December 2019.

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 13 December 2019. 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 -18 573 £47,500 -5.00% 121
UK excluding London -1 510 £45,000 - 98
South East +41 221 £47,500 -5.00% 30
London -30 149 £60,000 -11.11% 34
Scotland +29 75 £38,500 -21.03% 5
North of England -2 66 £45,000 - 21
South West +7 52 £42,500 -5.56% 10
East of England +46 49 £42,500 - 18
Midlands -4 34 £46,250 +23.33% 8
North West +11 28 £45,000 -7.69% 8
Yorkshire +23 27 £43,500 -3.33% 12
East Midlands +19 20 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Wales +8 14 £40,000 -9.09% 3
West Midlands +6 14 £45,000 +24.14% 4
North East +9 11 £43,750 +2.94% 1

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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.

1 665 (100.00%) C#
2 642 (96.54%) Software Engineering
3 534 (80.30%) .NET
4 331 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
5 312 (46.92%) SQL
6 248 (37.29%) JavaScript
7 199 (29.92%) SQL Server
8 195 (29.32%) Windows
9 174 (26.17%) Azure
10 152 (22.86%) ASP.NET
11 151 (22.71%) C++
11 151 (22.71%) AngularJS
12 141 (21.20%) MVC
13 135 (20.30%) Microsoft
14 129 (19.40%) OO
14 129 (19.40%) Scrum
15 125 (18.80%) .NET Framework
16 123 (18.50%) Degree
17 117 (17.59%) CSS
18 115 (17.29%) Unit Testing
19 112 (16.84%) DevOps
19 112 (16.84%) Java
20 111 (16.69%) Git (software)
21 109 (16.39%) Finance
22 108 (16.24%) HTML
22 108 (16.24%) Computer Science
23 102 (15.34%) Test Automation
24 101 (15.19%) .NET Core
25 98 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
26 97 (14.59%) TDD

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 17 (2.56%) IIS
2 8 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.20%) NServiceBus
2 8 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.60%) Confluence
4 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.30%) CMS
4 2 (0.30%) Drupal
4 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.30%) SugarCRM
4 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.30%) WordPress
5 1 (0.15%) JBoss
5 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (2.41%) MS Visio
1 16 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Front Arena
1 8 (1.20%) Markit EDM
1 8 (1.20%) thinkFolio
2 6 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 174 (26.17%) Azure
2 88 (13.23%) AWS
3 28 (4.21%) GCP
4 16 (2.41%) SaaS
5 14 (2.11%) Power Platform
6 13 (1.95%) GitHub
7 9 (1.35%) PaaS
8 7 (1.05%) PowerApps
9 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.75%) Office 365
10 5 (0.75%) Serverless
11 4 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.30%) npm
14 1 (0.15%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.15%) IaaS
14 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.50%) RS-232
1 10 (1.50%) RS-485
2 8 (1.20%) HTTP
3 3 (0.45%) CTI
3 3 (0.45%) VoIP
4 2 (0.30%) Internet
4 2 (0.30%) Intranet
5 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (29.92%) SQL Server
2 47 (7.07%) Big Data
3 46 (6.92%) NoSQL
4 37 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.51%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.61%) GIS
7 14 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.95%) MySQL
9 11 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
9 11 (1.65%) Power BI
10 9 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.90%) Hazelcast
12 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.60%) Aerospike
13 4 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 4 (0.60%) Redis
13 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.45%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 111 (16.69%) Git (software)
2 79 (11.88%) Visual Studio
3 31 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (3.76%) JIRA
5 24 (3.61%) NetBeans
5 24 (3.61%) NUnit
6 23 (3.46%) Selenium
7 18 (2.71%) Jenkins
8 16 (2.41%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.05%) Gatling
10 5 (0.75%) Polyspace
10 5 (0.75%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.75%) VectorCAST
10 5 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.30%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.30%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.30%) MSTest
12 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 109 (16.39%) Finance
2 32 (4.81%) Banking
3 20 (3.01%) Aerospace
4 19 (2.86%) Electronics
4 19 (2.86%) Front Office
5 18 (2.71%) Retail
6 15 (2.26%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.11%) Automotive
7 14 (2.11%) Games
7 14 (2.11%) Marketing
8 13 (1.95%) Public Sector
9 11 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.20%) Dutch Language
10 8 (1.20%) French Language
10 8 (1.20%) German Language
10 8 (1.20%) Italian Language
10 8 (1.20%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.90%) Legal
12 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (80.30%) .NET
2 152 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 151 (22.71%) AngularJS
4 125 (18.80%) .NET Framework
5 117 (17.59%) CSS
6 108 (16.24%) HTML
7 101 (15.19%) .NET Core
8 98 (14.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 96 (14.44%) WPF
10 82 (12.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 79 (11.88%) Web Services
12 61 (9.17%) RESTful
13 57 (8.57%) React
14 49 (7.37%) WCF
15 46 (6.92%) jQuery
16 45 (6.77%) REST
17 44 (6.62%) Node.js
18 39 (5.86%) SOAP
19 38 (5.71%) HTML5
19 38 (5.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.08%) Greenfield Project
2 58 (8.72%) Algorithms
3 32 (4.81%) Robotics
4 22 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (2.86%) Cloud Native
6 18 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 16 (2.41%) Equities
7 16 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (2.26%) Derivative
9 13 (1.95%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.80%) Blog
10 12 (1.80%) Fixed Income
11 11 (1.65%) Social Media
12 9 (1.35%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 6 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
14 6 (0.90%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.75%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.60%) LIMS
16 4 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 195 (29.32%) Windows
2 44 (6.62%) Linux
3 30 (4.51%) Android
3 30 (4.51%) Apple iOS
4 20 (3.01%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (0.45%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (96.54%) Software Engineering
2 331 (49.77%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (21.20%) MVC
4 129 (19.40%) OO
4 129 (19.40%) Scrum
5 115 (17.29%) Unit Testing
6 112 (16.84%) DevOps
7 108 (16.24%) Computer Science
8 102 (15.34%) Test Automation
9 97 (14.59%) TDD
10 96 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
11 81 (12.18%) SDLC
12 74 (11.13%) Microservices
13 68 (10.23%) OOD
14 67 (10.08%) Mathematics
15 58 (8.72%) OOP
16 57 (8.57%) Computer Vision
17 56 (8.42%) SOA
18 54 (8.12%) Multithreading
19 51 (7.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 665 (100.00%) C#
2 312 (46.92%) SQL
3 248 (37.29%) JavaScript
4 151 (22.71%) C++
5 112 (16.84%) Java
6 89 (13.38%) Python
7 60 (9.02%) T-SQL
8 59 (8.87%) C
9 44 (6.62%) TypeScript
10 41 (6.17%) R
11 37 (5.56%) MATLAB
12 20 (3.01%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.71%) Go
14 13 (1.95%) Embedded C++
15 12 (1.80%) Scala
16 11 (1.65%) VB
17 9 (1.35%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.90%) Perl
18 6 (0.90%) VBA
19 5 (0.75%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 123 (18.50%) Degree
2 56 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (4.51%) Numerate Degree
4 27 (4.06%) Security Cleared
5 25 (3.76%) SC Cleared
6 14 (2.11%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.45%) PhD
9 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.01%) DICOM
2 17 (2.56%) QA
3 5 (0.75%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (8.72%) Docker
2 10 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.90%) GridGain
4 2 (0.30%) Firmware
4 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 34 (5.11%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.50%) Terraform
3 7 (1.05%) Ansible
3 7 (1.05%) Kibana
4 6 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.90%) Puppet
5 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.45%) MIIS
6 2 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 135 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 22 (3.31%) Google
3 18 (2.71%) WorldPay
4 15 (2.26%) Xamarin
5 14 (2.11%) Charles River
6 13 (1.95%) FIS
6 13 (1.95%) Oracle
7 10 (1.50%) New Relic
8 9 (1.35%) SAP
9 8 (1.20%) Calypso
9 8 (1.20%) SimCorp
10 7 (1.05%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.45%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.45%) Avaya
11 3 (0.45%) Cisco
11 3 (0.45%) Intel
11 3 (0.45%) Motorola
12 2 (0.30%) Autodesk
12 2 (0.30%) hybris
12 2 (0.30%) Sitecore