Period
to 22 September 2019

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 543 502 550
Rank change year-on-year -41 +48 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 673 945 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.59% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 577 859 733
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £30,350 £32,500 £27,600
90th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +8.43%

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 133,226 159,922 169,652
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.04% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 106,023 128,869 136,019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -67 565 £46,750 -1.58% 98
UK excluding London -27 486 £44,000 -2.22% 90
South East +9 194 £45,000 -5.26% 24
London +3 163 £65,000 -1.14% 15
Scotland +39 77 £38,000 -5.00% 6
North of England -50 68 £45,000 - 19
East of England +24 55 £40,000 -11.11% 18
South West -35 52 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Midlands -15 31 £45,000 +2.86% 11
North West -33 27 £47,000 +4.44% 11
Yorkshire -14 25 £45,000 - 6
North East +29 16 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +23 16 £45,250 +20.67% 5
West Midlands -9 15 £45,000 - 6
Wales +12 11 £40,000 -9.09%

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 673 (100.00%) C#
2 650 (96.58%) Software Engineering
3 533 (79.20%) .NET
4 340 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
5 277 (41.16%) SQL
6 245 (36.40%) JavaScript
7 210 (31.20%) Windows
8 189 (28.08%) ASP.NET
9 181 (26.89%) SQL Server
10 180 (26.75%) MVC
11 170 (25.26%) Azure
12 164 (24.37%) Degree
13 160 (23.77%) C++
14 134 (19.91%) AngularJS
15 127 (18.87%) TDD
16 123 (18.28%) Finance
16 123 (18.28%) OO
17 122 (18.13%) Scrum
18 117 (17.38%) CSS
19 114 (16.94%) WPF
20 112 (16.64%) DevOps
21 108 (16.05%) AWS
22 106 (15.75%) Java
22 106 (15.75%) Git (software)
23 104 (15.45%) Microsoft
24 103 (15.30%) HTML
24 103 (15.30%) .NET Core
25 99 (14.71%) Test Automation
26 95 (14.12%) Python
27 92 (13.67%) Microservices

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 15 (2.23%) NServiceBus
2 13 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.74%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.74%) IIS
5 5 (0.74%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.45%) Confluence
6 3 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.30%) CMS
7 2 (0.30%) Drupal
7 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.30%) SugarCRM
7 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.30%) WordPress
8 1 (0.15%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (0.74%) MS Visio
1 5 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.45%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Front Arena
1 12 (1.78%) Markit EDM
1 12 (1.78%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 170 (25.26%) Azure
2 108 (16.05%) AWS
3 27 (4.01%) GCP
4 15 (2.23%) SaaS
5 9 (1.34%) Serverless
6 6 (0.89%) GitHub
6 6 (0.89%) Office 365
7 5 (0.74%) Azure Functions
7 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.74%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (0.59%) npm
9 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.30%) PaaS
10 2 (0.30%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.30%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.15%) IaaS
11 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.38%) RS-232
1 16 (2.38%) RS-485
2 9 (1.34%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.04%) VoIP
4 5 (0.74%) Firewall
4 5 (0.74%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.45%) CTI
5 3 (0.45%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.45%) HTTP
5 3 (0.45%) Internet
6 2 (0.30%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.30%) Intranet
7 1 (0.15%) AMQP
7 1 (0.15%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (26.89%) SQL Server
2 59 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 54 (8.02%) Big Data
4 46 (6.84%) Relational Database
5 39 (5.79%) MongoDB
6 34 (5.05%) GIS
7 20 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.08%) MySQL
9 7 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (1.04%) Redis
10 5 (0.74%) Aerospike
10 5 (0.74%) Neo4j
10 5 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.59%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (0.59%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.45%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
14 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 106 (15.75%) Git (software)
2 71 (10.55%) Visual Studio
3 44 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (5.94%) JIRA
5 30 (4.46%) NetBeans
6 24 (3.57%) Selenium
7 23 (3.42%) NUnit
8 18 (2.67%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.93%) SpecFlow
9 13 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (1.34%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.89%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.89%) git-flow
11 6 (0.89%) MSTest
11 6 (0.89%) Subversion
12 5 (0.74%) Bitbucket Server
13 4 (0.59%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.45%) LabVIEW
14 3 (0.45%) MSBuild
15 2 (0.30%) Mocha
General
1 123 (18.28%) Finance
2 19 (2.82%) Front Office
3 17 (2.53%) Electronics
4 15 (2.23%) Banking
4 15 (2.23%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.08%) Marketing
6 13 (1.93%) Aerospace
6 13 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (1.78%) Dutch Language
7 12 (1.78%) French Language
7 12 (1.78%) German Language
7 12 (1.78%) Italian Language
7 12 (1.78%) Spanish Language
8 10 (1.49%) Games
8 10 (1.49%) Retail
9 7 (1.04%) Public Sector
10 6 (0.89%) Automotive
11 5 (0.74%) Law
11 5 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 533 (79.20%) .NET
2 189 (28.08%) ASP.NET
3 134 (19.91%) AngularJS
4 117 (17.38%) CSS
5 114 (16.94%) WPF
6 103 (15.30%) .NET Core
6 103 (15.30%) HTML
7 87 (12.93%) .NET Framework
8 85 (12.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 78 (11.59%) RESTful
9 78 (11.59%) WCF
10 71 (10.55%) React
11 69 (10.25%) Web Services
12 67 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (8.17%) jQuery
14 48 (7.13%) SOAP
15 45 (6.69%) Node.js
16 43 (6.39%) REST
17 41 (6.09%) XML
18 30 (4.46%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 89 (13.22%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (6.84%) Robotics
3 37 (5.50%) Algorithms
4 24 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.57%) Equities
5 20 (2.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (2.53%) Derivative
7 16 (2.38%) Fixed Income
8 15 (2.23%) User Experience
9 14 (2.08%) Hedge funds
9 14 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.93%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.78%) Life Science
12 10 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.34%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.89%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (0.74%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 210 (31.20%) Windows
2 58 (8.62%) Linux
3 43 (6.39%) Android
4 39 (5.79%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (96.58%) Software Engineering
2 340 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (26.75%) MVC
4 127 (18.87%) TDD
5 123 (18.28%) OO
6 122 (18.13%) Scrum
7 112 (16.64%) DevOps
8 99 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 92 (13.67%) Microservices
10 91 (13.52%) Computer Science
11 84 (12.48%) Unit Testing
12 80 (11.89%) Continuous Integration
13 66 (9.81%) OOP
14 63 (9.36%) SDLC
15 61 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
16 57 (8.47%) Mathematics
17 51 (7.58%) UML
18 49 (7.28%) SOA
19 46 (6.84%) MVVM
20 44 (6.54%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 673 (100.00%) C#
2 277 (41.16%) SQL
3 245 (36.40%) JavaScript
4 160 (23.77%) C++
5 106 (15.75%) Java
6 95 (14.12%) Python
7 64 (9.51%) TypeScript
8 60 (8.92%) C
9 32 (4.75%) T-SQL
10 24 (3.57%) R
11 22 (3.27%) MATLAB
12 21 (3.12%) Embedded C++
13 15 (2.23%) ES6
14 12 (1.78%) Go
15 11 (1.63%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.49%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.49%) VB
17 8 (1.19%) Ruby
18 7 (1.04%) Scala
18 7 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 164 (24.37%) Degree
2 52 (7.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (4.90%) Numerate Degree
4 25 (3.71%) Security Cleared
5 22 (3.27%) SC Cleared
6 20 (2.97%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.74%) CCNA
7 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (0.74%) CISSP
7 5 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (0.74%) GIAC
7 5 (0.74%) Linux+ Certification
7 5 (0.74%) MCSE
7 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (0.74%) SANS
7 5 (0.74%) SSCP
8 4 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.53%) DICOM
2 9 (1.34%) QA
3 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.15%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.15%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 61 (9.06%) Docker
2 5 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.59%) GridGain
4 2 (0.30%) Firmware
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (4.75%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.63%) Terraform
3 6 (0.89%) Ansible
3 6 (0.89%) Puppet
4 4 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.30%) MIIS
6 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 104 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.01%) Oracle
3 18 (2.67%) Google
3 18 (2.67%) Xamarin
4 16 (2.38%) Charles River
5 12 (1.78%) Calypso
5 12 (1.78%) SimCorp
6 8 (1.19%) Fidessa
7 5 (0.74%) SAP
8 4 (0.59%) Avaya
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco
9 3 (0.45%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.45%) Motorola
10 2 (0.30%) hybris
10 2 (0.30%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.15%) Cadence
11 1 (0.15%) Facebook
11 1 (0.15%) Intel
11 1 (0.15%) WorldPay