Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 522 536 571
Rank change year-on-year +14 +35 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 912 841 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.51% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 749 777 872
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £67,500
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 170,982 165,350 196,339
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.55% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 139,864 137,303 164,769
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 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 +10 875 £45,000 - 118
UK excluding London -10 661 £45,000 - 107
London +32 248 £60,000 - 23
South East +50 221 £45,000 - 22
North of England -44 172 £45,000 +1.12% 13
East of England +20 138 £43,500 -3.33% 32
North West +24 103 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Yorkshire -51 65 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Midlands -35 49 £38,750 -8.82% 14
South West -44 47 £39,500 -5.95% 14
West Midlands +1 34 £41,250 +17.86% 9
Scotland -9 31 £32,000 -16.34% 3
East Midlands -27 15 £35,000 -17.65% 5
North East -25 4 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Wales -9 3 £40,000 -11.64% 3

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 912 (100.00%) C#
2 895 (98.14%) Software Engineering
3 681 (74.67%) .NET
4 516 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
5 448 (49.12%) SQL
6 370 (40.57%) JavaScript
7 317 (34.76%) SQL Server
8 303 (33.22%) ASP.NET
9 256 (28.07%) AngularJS
10 251 (27.52%) Microsoft
11 242 (26.54%) OO
12 235 (25.77%) Scrum
13 230 (25.22%) Windows
14 218 (23.90%) CSS
15 211 (23.14%) C++
15 211 (23.14%) MVC
16 209 (22.92%) HTML
17 200 (21.93%) WCF
18 191 (20.94%) WPF
19 184 (20.18%) .NET Framework
19 184 (20.18%) Finance
20 179 (19.63%) TDD
21 176 (19.30%) Java
22 158 (17.32%) Visual Studio
23 156 (17.11%) Greenfield Project
24 153 (16.78%) Degree
24 153 (16.78%) RESTful
25 145 (15.90%) React
26 139 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
27 136 (14.91%) Continuous Integration

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 26 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (2.52%) CMS
3 11 (1.21%) IIS
4 10 (1.10%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.99%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.66%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.44%) Apache
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.33%) Confluence
9 2 (0.22%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.11%) nginx
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.22%) PTC Creo
3 2 (0.22%) Revit
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.11%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 139 (15.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 123 (13.49%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.18%) GitHub
4 27 (2.96%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (2.41%) Amazon S3
6 19 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 16 (1.75%) SaaS
8 8 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (0.88%) Office 365
9 4 (0.44%) npm
10 2 (0.22%) PaaS
11 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.97%) Network Security
3 7 (0.77%) SMS
4 4 (0.44%) HTTP
5 2 (0.22%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.22%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) RFID
6 1 (0.11%) RS-232
6 1 (0.11%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (34.76%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.82%) NoSQL
3 34 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 30 (3.29%) RDBMS
5 29 (3.18%) Big Data
6 20 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (1.86%) GIS
8 15 (1.64%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.54%) Redis
10 13 (1.43%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.99%) MySQL
14 8 (0.88%) SQLite
15 7 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 4 (0.44%) Blockchain
19 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
19 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 158 (17.32%) Visual Studio
2 94 (10.31%) NUnit
3 63 (6.91%) Git (software)
4 60 (6.58%) TeamCity
5 50 (5.48%) MSTest
6 48 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (5.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 33 (3.62%) Subversion
9 31 (3.40%) Jenkins
10 27 (2.96%) Selenium
11 26 (2.85%) ReSharper
12 18 (1.97%) JIRA
13 16 (1.75%) NetBeans
14 15 (1.64%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.32%) WebDriver
16 11 (1.21%) SpecFlow
17 8 (0.88%) Protractor
18 7 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
19 6 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
19 6 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 184 (20.18%) Finance
2 41 (4.50%) Retail
3 32 (3.51%) Electronics
4 31 (3.40%) Banking
5 26 (2.85%) Front Office
6 18 (1.97%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.75%) Games
8 14 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.10%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.99%) Law
11 6 (0.66%) Advertising
11 6 (0.66%) Automotive
11 6 (0.66%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.66%) Marketing
12 4 (0.44%) Back Office
12 4 (0.44%) Legal
12 4 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.33%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 681 (74.67%) .NET
2 303 (33.22%) ASP.NET
3 256 (28.07%) AngularJS
4 218 (23.90%) CSS
5 209 (22.92%) HTML
6 200 (21.93%) WCF
7 191 (20.94%) WPF
8 184 (20.18%) .NET Framework
9 153 (16.78%) RESTful
10 145 (15.90%) React
11 128 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 125 (13.71%) Web Services
13 112 (12.28%) XML
14 105 (11.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 97 (10.64%) jQuery
16 94 (10.31%) SOAP
17 71 (7.79%) REST
18 68 (7.46%) Entity Framework
19 65 (7.13%) LINQ
20 62 (6.80%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 156 (17.11%) Greenfield Project
2 118 (12.94%) Computer Science
3 56 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.93%) User Experience
5 43 (4.71%) Fintech
6 34 (3.73%) Robotics
7 24 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 20 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
9 17 (1.86%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.86%) Equities
9 17 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.75%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
11 10 (1.10%) Blog
12 8 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.55%) Wiki
14 4 (0.44%) EPoS
14 4 (0.44%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.44%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 230 (25.22%) Windows
2 21 (2.30%) Linux
3 16 (1.75%) Android
4 14 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 14 (1.54%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.44%) Nucleus RTOS
6 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.22%) Unix
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 895 (98.14%) Software Engineering
2 516 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (26.54%) OO
4 235 (25.77%) Scrum
5 211 (23.14%) MVC
6 179 (19.63%) TDD
7 136 (14.91%) Continuous Integration
8 111 (12.17%) OOP
9 99 (10.86%) MVVM
10 97 (10.64%) BDD
11 92 (10.09%) Microservices
12 90 (9.87%) Test Automation
13 83 (9.10%) Multithreading
14 80 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
15 78 (8.55%) E-Commerce
16 71 (7.79%) DevOps
16 71 (7.79%) Kanban
17 68 (7.46%) OOD
18 65 (7.13%) Unit Testing
19 60 (6.58%) UML
Programming Languages
1 912 (100.00%) C#
2 448 (49.12%) SQL
3 370 (40.57%) JavaScript
4 211 (23.14%) C++
5 176 (19.30%) Java
6 136 (14.91%) T-SQL
7 79 (8.66%) C
8 50 (5.48%) Python
9 43 (4.71%) PL/SQL
10 26 (2.85%) VB.NET
11 24 (2.63%) PowerShell
12 22 (2.41%) TypeScript
13 19 (2.08%) PHP
14 8 (0.88%) Ada
14 8 (0.88%) R
14 8 (0.88%) VB
14 8 (0.88%) VBScript
15 7 (0.77%) Embedded C
15 7 (0.77%) Perl
15 7 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 153 (16.78%) Degree
2 57 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.19%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.32%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.66%) MCSD
9 4 (0.44%) PhD
10 3 (0.33%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.06%) QA
2 11 (1.21%) MiFID
3 5 (0.55%) PMO
4 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) GCP
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (5.81%) Docker
2 20 (2.19%) Firmware
3 8 (0.88%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (3.51%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.08%) Terraform
3 10 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.44%) Puppet
5 2 (0.22%) Grafana
5 2 (0.22%) Graphite
5 2 (0.22%) Kibana
6 1 (0.11%) SELinux
6 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 251 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 25 (2.74%) Google
3 23 (2.52%) WorldPay
4 11 (1.21%) Oracle
4 11 (1.21%) VMware
4 11 (1.21%) Xamarin
5 10 (1.10%) ATG
5 10 (1.10%) hybris
5 10 (1.10%) Sitecore
6 7 (0.77%) MuleSoft
6 7 (0.77%) webMethods
7 3 (0.33%) Cadence
8 2 (0.22%) Atmel
8 2 (0.22%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.22%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.22%) EMC
8 2 (0.22%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.22%) Intel
8 2 (0.22%) New Relic
8 2 (0.22%) PTC