Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 480 534 604
Rank change year-on-year +54 +70 -61
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 943 900 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 863 732 801
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,781
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +1.95%

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 158,047 167,700 184,728
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,340 134,271 154,809
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +35 863 £50,000 - 137
UK excluding London +72 665 £45,000 - 119
London -13 274 £65,000 +6.12% 36
South East +35 222 £47,500 +5.56% 26
North of England +23 125 £45,000 -14.29% 21
South West +40 89 £45,000 +12.50% 17
East of England -11 79 £45,000 - 22
North West +5 75 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Midlands +24 74 £42,500 +21.43% 15
Scotland +29 61 £40,000 - 13
West Midlands +41 54 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Yorkshire +20 39 £45,000 -18.18% 11
East Midlands -10 20 £37,500 +19.05% 3
North East 0 11 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Wales +8 9 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Northern Ireland - 6 £65,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 943 (100.00%) C#
2 905 (95.97%) Software Engineering
3 726 (76.99%) .NET
4 529 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
5 410 (43.48%) JavaScript
6 394 (41.78%) SQL
7 313 (33.19%) ASP.NET
8 281 (29.80%) Microsoft Azure
9 279 (29.59%) OO
10 278 (29.48%) C++
11 277 (29.37%) Microsoft
12 274 (29.06%) SQL Server
13 272 (28.84%) Finance
14 269 (28.53%) MVC
15 257 (27.25%) Continuous Integration
16 245 (25.98%) Java
17 236 (25.03%) TDD
17 236 (25.03%) AngularJS
18 234 (24.81%) CSS
19 232 (24.60%) Windows
20 209 (22.16%) WPF
21 192 (20.36%) Scrum
22 189 (20.04%) HTML
23 179 (18.98%) Amazon AWS
24 177 (18.77%) Git (software)
25 161 (17.07%) Degree
26 155 (16.44%) .NET Framework
27 151 (16.01%) Test Automation
28 144 (15.27%) Greenfield Project
29 140 (14.85%) REST

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 42 (4.45%) IIS
2 33 (3.50%) Apache Pig
3 9 (0.95%) nginx
4 8 (0.85%) NServiceBus
5 7 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.64%) Apache
6 6 (0.64%) CMS
7 5 (0.53%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.32%) JBoss
9 3 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.21%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.21%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.21%) Jetty
10 2 (0.21%) Kentico
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.42%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.21%) RMDS
3 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 281 (29.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 179 (18.98%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (5.94%) SaaS
4 33 (3.50%) PaaS
5 31 (3.29%) GitHub
6 17 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.17%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.95%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 6 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.42%) npm
11 4 (0.42%) Office 365
11 4 (0.42%) Serverless
12 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.21%) Azure Functions
12 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.21%) IaaS
12 2 (0.21%) NuGet
13 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 40 (4.24%) HTTP
3 35 (3.71%) SSL
4 32 (3.39%) Firewall
5 10 (1.06%) Ethernet
5 10 (1.06%) Internet
6 6 (0.64%) RS-232
6 6 (0.64%) SMS
7 5 (0.53%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.53%) Network Security
7 5 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.32%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.21%) Intranet
10 1 (0.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (29.06%) SQL Server
2 71 (7.53%) Big Data
3 43 (4.56%) NoSQL
4 39 (4.14%) Relational Database
5 35 (3.71%) Hadoop
6 34 (3.61%) MySQL
7 33 (3.50%) Apache Hive
8 32 (3.39%) GIS
9 30 (3.18%) RDBMS
10 21 (2.23%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.06%) Cosmos DB
12 8 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.64%) Redis
14 4 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.42%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.32%) Adabas
15 3 (0.32%) Event Store
15 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 177 (18.77%) Git (software)
2 132 (14.00%) Visual Studio
3 104 (11.03%) NUnit
4 99 (10.50%) TeamCity
5 61 (6.47%) JIRA
6 59 (6.26%) Selenium
7 47 (4.98%) Jenkins
7 47 (4.98%) MSTest
8 46 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 45 (4.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 45 (4.77%) SpecFlow
10 41 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (3.82%) Bitbucket
11 36 (3.82%) Subversion
12 32 (3.39%) CodeSonar
12 32 (3.39%) git-flow
12 32 (3.39%) Robot Framework
13 31 (3.29%) ReSharper
14 30 (3.18%) Cucumber
15 28 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 272 (28.84%) Finance
2 27 (2.86%) Banking
2 27 (2.86%) Front Office
3 25 (2.65%) Retail
4 23 (2.44%) Electronics
5 17 (1.80%) Law
6 15 (1.59%) Automotive
7 14 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.17%) Aerospace
10 9 (0.95%) Back Office
10 9 (0.95%) Marketing
11 6 (0.64%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.53%) Military
13 4 (0.42%) Games
13 4 (0.42%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.32%) Advertising
15 2 (0.21%) Legal
16 1 (0.11%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 726 (76.99%) .NET
2 313 (33.19%) ASP.NET
3 236 (25.03%) AngularJS
4 234 (24.81%) CSS
5 209 (22.16%) WPF
6 189 (20.04%) HTML
7 155 (16.44%) .NET Framework
8 140 (14.85%) REST
9 139 (14.74%) Web Services
10 132 (14.00%) RESTful
11 131 (13.89%) SOAP
12 128 (13.57%) ASP.NET MVC
13 114 (12.09%) WCF
14 113 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web API
15 108 (11.45%) jQuery
16 104 (11.03%) React
17 100 (10.60%) XML
18 81 (8.59%) .NET Core
19 76 (8.06%) Entity Framework
20 66 (7.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 144 (15.27%) Greenfield Project
2 100 (10.60%) Computer Science
3 53 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (5.20%) Fintech
5 36 (3.82%) Algorithms
6 33 (3.50%) Robotics
7 30 (3.18%) Hedge funds
8 28 (2.97%) Social Media
8 28 (2.97%) User Experience
9 27 (2.86%) Public Cloud
10 24 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
11 23 (2.44%) Fixed Income
11 23 (2.44%) Mobile App
12 21 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (2.01%) Equities
14 18 (1.91%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.38%) Analytical Mindset
15 13 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (1.17%) Derivative
17 9 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 232 (24.60%) Windows
2 67 (7.10%) Linux
3 63 (6.68%) Android
4 57 (6.04%) Apple iOS
5 36 (3.82%) Mac OS X
6 14 (1.48%) Unix
7 8 (0.85%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 905 (95.97%) Software Engineering
2 529 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (29.59%) OO
4 269 (28.53%) MVC
5 257 (27.25%) Continuous Integration
6 236 (25.03%) TDD
7 192 (20.36%) Scrum
8 151 (16.01%) Test Automation
9 136 (14.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 99 (10.50%) Unit Testing
11 98 (10.39%) BDD
12 96 (10.18%) User Stories
13 94 (9.97%) DevOps
14 92 (9.76%) Multithreading
15 90 (9.54%) Microservices
16 88 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
17 87 (9.23%) SOLID
18 85 (9.01%) MVVM
19 76 (8.06%) Kanban
20 74 (7.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 943 (100.00%) C#
2 410 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 394 (41.78%) SQL
4 278 (29.48%) C++
5 245 (25.98%) Java
6 109 (11.56%) C
7 101 (10.71%) Python
8 81 (8.59%) PowerShell
9 77 (8.17%) T-SQL
10 42 (4.45%) PL/SQL
11 37 (3.92%) PHP
12 35 (3.71%) TypeScript
13 34 (3.61%) Objective-C
14 32 (3.39%) Bash Shell
15 29 (3.08%) Scala
16 24 (2.55%) VB.NET
17 15 (1.59%) XAML
18 13 (1.38%) Ruby
19 8 (0.85%) MATLAB
19 8 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 161 (17.07%) Degree
2 77 (8.17%) Security Cleared
3 51 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 33 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 32 (3.39%) CCNA
5 32 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (3.39%) CISSP
5 32 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
5 32 (3.39%) GIAC
5 32 (3.39%) Linux+ Certification
5 32 (3.39%) MCSE
5 32 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
5 32 (3.39%) SANS
5 32 (3.39%) SSCP
6 26 (2.76%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.64%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) HND
10 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.01%) QA
2 7 (0.74%) MISRA
3 5 (0.53%) DO-178B
3 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 5 (0.53%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.42%) DICOM
4 4 (0.42%) GDPR
5 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (7.21%) Docker
2 35 (3.71%) Active Directory
3 32 (3.39%) vSphere
4 11 (1.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.11%) HDFS
5 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (3.82%) Puppet
2 32 (3.39%) Salt
3 11 (1.17%) Kubernetes
4 10 (1.06%) Terraform
5 6 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.42%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 277 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.76%) Google
3 16 (1.70%) Oracle
4 15 (1.59%) Xamarin
5 13 (1.38%) Atlassian
6 9 (0.95%) Charles River
7 6 (0.64%) IBM
8 5 (0.53%) Assembla
8 5 (0.53%) MuleSoft
8 5 (0.53%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.42%) VMware
10 3 (0.32%) Calypso
10 3 (0.32%) Sun
10 3 (0.32%) webMethods
11 2 (0.21%) ION Trading
11 2 (0.21%) SAP
11 2 (0.21%) SimCorp
11 2 (0.21%) Tableau
11 2 (0.21%) Zend
12 1 (0.11%) Facebook