Period
to 18 June 2018

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 503 541 588
Rank change year-on-year +38 +47 -51
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 957 825 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.50% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 825 744 838
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,600
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 165,559 165,529 192,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,645 136,314 161,969
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 +52 911 £47,500 +5.56% 116
UK excluding London +41 675 £45,000 - 99
London +49 280 £60,000 -4.00% 28
South East +46 199 £47,500 +5.56% 30
North of England -3 168 £45,000 - 15
East of England +30 138 £45,000 - 19
North West +29 103 £45,000 -10.00% 12
South West -12 69 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Yorkshire -13 59 £45,000 - 3
Midlands -2 57 £43,750 +17.45% 13
West Midlands +19 42 £45,000 +50.00% 10
Scotland -15 34 £34,500 -13.75% 7
East Midlands -21 15 £37,500 +25.00% 3
North East -18 6 £42,500 -5.56%
Northern Ireland +9 5 £75,000 +200.00% 2
Wales -11 5 £50,000 +10.45% 2

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 957 (100.00%) C#
2 939 (98.12%) Software Engineering
3 762 (79.62%) .NET
4 546 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
5 421 (43.99%) SQL
6 358 (37.41%) JavaScript
7 322 (33.65%) ASP.NET
8 311 (32.50%) SQL Server
9 274 (28.63%) OO
10 253 (26.44%) AngularJS
11 248 (25.91%) Microsoft
12 243 (25.39%) C++
12 243 (25.39%) Scrum
13 234 (24.45%) MVC
14 228 (23.82%) TDD
15 223 (23.30%) Windows
16 218 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
17 217 (22.68%) Java
18 206 (21.53%) Microsoft Azure
19 205 (21.42%) Finance
20 204 (21.32%) WPF
21 203 (21.21%) CSS
22 194 (20.27%) HTML
23 192 (20.06%) .NET Framework
24 191 (19.96%) WCF
25 163 (17.03%) Visual Studio
25 163 (17.03%) RESTful
26 157 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
27 143 (14.94%) React
28 139 (14.52%) Web Services

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 (2.09%) CMS
2 18 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (1.57%) Apache Pig
4 11 (1.15%) IIS
5 10 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (1.04%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.84%) NServiceBus
7 7 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.63%) Apache
9 2 (0.21%) Kentico
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.10%) Confluence
10 1 (0.10%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.21%) Revit
3 1 (0.10%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
1 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
1 2 (0.21%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.10%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 206 (21.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 157 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (5.54%) SaaS
4 39 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 38 (3.97%) GitHub
6 28 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
6 28 (2.93%) Amazon S3
7 23 (2.40%) PaaS
8 21 (2.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 13 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.21%) npm
11 2 (0.21%) NuGet
11 2 (0.21%) Trello
12 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.10%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.93%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.99%) HTTP
3 14 (1.46%) Firewall
3 14 (1.46%) Network Security
3 14 (1.46%) SSL
4 8 (0.84%) SMS
5 4 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.31%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.31%) Internet
6 3 (0.31%) RS-232
6 3 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.10%) DNS
7 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.10%) RFID
7 1 (0.10%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.81%) Big Data
3 43 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 34 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.93%) RDBMS
6 26 (2.72%) Hadoop
7 20 (2.09%) MySQL
8 19 (1.99%) GIS
9 15 (1.57%) Apache Hive
9 15 (1.57%) Redis
10 12 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (1.04%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.42%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.42%) SQLite
16 3 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 163 (17.03%) Visual Studio
2 117 (12.23%) Git (software)
3 114 (11.91%) NUnit
4 89 (9.30%) TeamCity
5 68 (7.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 58 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 56 (5.85%) MSTest
8 55 (5.75%) Selenium
9 41 (4.28%) Jenkins
10 40 (4.18%) ReSharper
11 35 (3.66%) Subversion
12 32 (3.34%) JIRA
13 28 (2.93%) Jasmine
14 27 (2.82%) SpecFlow
15 18 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (1.88%) NetBeans
16 17 (1.78%) Bitbucket
16 17 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
17 16 (1.67%) WebDriver
18 14 (1.46%) Robot Framework
General
1 205 (21.42%) Finance
2 45 (4.70%) Banking
3 41 (4.28%) Retail
4 24 (2.51%) Front Office
5 23 (2.40%) Electronics
6 16 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.46%) Law
8 13 (1.36%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.15%) Automotive
10 10 (1.04%) Marketing
11 9 (0.94%) Games
12 8 (0.84%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.84%) Back Office
12 8 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.52%) Advertising
14 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
16 2 (0.21%) Legal
17 1 (0.10%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 762 (79.62%) .NET
2 322 (33.65%) ASP.NET
3 253 (26.44%) AngularJS
4 204 (21.32%) WPF
5 203 (21.21%) CSS
6 194 (20.27%) HTML
7 192 (20.06%) .NET Framework
8 191 (19.96%) WCF
9 163 (17.03%) RESTful
10 143 (14.94%) React
11 139 (14.52%) Web Services
12 127 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 123 (12.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 114 (11.91%) SOAP
15 104 (10.87%) XML
16 100 (10.45%) jQuery
17 88 (9.20%) REST
18 82 (8.57%) Entity Framework
19 72 (7.52%) .NET Core
20 69 (7.21%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 137 (14.32%) Greenfield Project
2 91 (9.51%) Computer Science
3 61 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (5.12%) Fintech
5 42 (4.39%) User Experience
6 34 (3.55%) Embedded Systems
7 33 (3.45%) Robotics
8 29 (3.03%) Algorithms
9 22 (2.30%) Public Cloud
10 21 (2.19%) Mobile App
11 15 (1.57%) Equities
12 13 (1.36%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
13 12 (1.25%) Blog
14 8 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
14 8 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.84%) Fixed Income
14 8 (0.84%) Social Media
15 7 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.73%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 223 (23.30%) Windows
2 40 (4.18%) Android
3 38 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 34 (3.55%) Linux
5 14 (1.46%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.84%) Nucleus RTOS
6 8 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.42%) Unix
9 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 939 (98.12%) Software Engineering
2 546 (57.05%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (28.63%) OO
4 243 (25.39%) Scrum
5 234 (24.45%) MVC
6 228 (23.82%) TDD
7 218 (22.78%) Continuous Integration
8 121 (12.64%) Test Automation
9 107 (11.18%) OOP
10 105 (10.97%) BDD
10 105 (10.97%) MVVM
11 97 (10.14%) Microservices
12 95 (9.93%) Kanban
13 90 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
14 87 (9.09%) SOLID
15 86 (8.99%) Unit Testing
16 83 (8.67%) DevOps
17 79 (8.25%) OOD
18 74 (7.73%) Web Development
19 72 (7.52%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 957 (100.00%) C#
2 421 (43.99%) SQL
3 358 (37.41%) JavaScript
4 243 (25.39%) C++
5 217 (22.68%) Java
6 127 (13.27%) T-SQL
7 106 (11.08%) C
8 55 (5.75%) Python
9 45 (4.70%) PL/SQL
10 41 (4.28%) PowerShell
11 36 (3.76%) PHP
12 35 (3.66%) Scala
13 34 (3.55%) VB.NET
14 25 (2.61%) TypeScript
15 15 (1.57%) Objective-C
16 14 (1.46%) Bash Shell
17 10 (1.04%) MATLAB
18 9 (0.94%) VBA
19 7 (0.73%) XAML
20 6 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 134 (14.00%) Degree
2 44 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (2.30%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.88%) Numerate Degree
6 17 (1.78%) DV Cleared
7 15 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (1.46%) CCNA
8 14 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.46%) CISSP
8 14 (1.46%) CompTIA Security+
8 14 (1.46%) GIAC
8 14 (1.46%) Linux+ Certification
8 14 (1.46%) MCSE
8 14 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
8 14 (1.46%) SANS
8 14 (1.46%) SSCP
9 12 (1.25%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.21%) HND
11 1 (0.10%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.28%) QA
2 5 (0.52%) MiFID
3 2 (0.21%) GCP
3 2 (0.21%) MISRA
4 1 (0.10%) DICOM
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (6.37%) Docker
2 15 (1.57%) Firmware
3 14 (1.46%) vSphere
4 8 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 29 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.51%) Terraform
3 17 (1.78%) Puppet
4 14 (1.46%) Salt
5 9 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.31%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) Grafana
7 1 (0.10%) Graphite
7 1 (0.10%) Kibana
7 1 (0.10%) SELinux
7 1 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 248 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.18%) Google
3 23 (2.40%) WorldPay
4 22 (2.30%) Xamarin
5 13 (1.36%) Oracle
6 10 (1.04%) ATG
6 10 (1.04%) hybris
6 10 (1.04%) Sitecore
7 7 (0.73%) MuleSoft
7 7 (0.73%) webMethods
8 6 (0.63%) VMware
9 3 (0.31%) Assembla
9 3 (0.31%) IBM
9 3 (0.31%) Sun
10 2 (0.21%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.21%) Calypso
10 2 (0.21%) Charles River
10 2 (0.21%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.21%) Intel
10 2 (0.21%) SimCorp