Period
to 22 May 2019

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 May 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 484 532 547
Rank change year-on-year +48 +15 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 823 898 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.54% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 731 754 734
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% -1.11%

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 138,564 165,582 163,071
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.42% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 109,968 134,850 134,942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,463 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 May 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 May 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 +19 722 £50,000 +5.26% 141
UK excluding London +6 541 £45,000 - 122
London +63 258 £65,000 +8.33% 31
South East +46 211 £47,500 +0.53% 30
North of England -1 123 £45,000 - 14
Scotland +54 70 £43,750 +36.72% 9
North West -21 59 £52,500 +16.67% 3
South West +29 47 £42,500 -5.56% 24
East of England -13 46 £40,000 -8.05% 23
Yorkshire -5 45 £45,000 - 10
Midlands +9 37 £41,500 +3.75% 19
West Midlands +11 22 £45,000 +2.86% 14
North East +32 19 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands +27 15 £38,750 +10.71% 5
Wales - 8 £42,500 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 823 (100.00%) C#
2 790 (95.99%) Software Engineering
3 651 (79.10%) .NET
4 408 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
5 391 (47.51%) SQL
6 343 (41.68%) JavaScript
7 295 (35.84%) ASP.NET
8 244 (29.65%) Finance
9 240 (29.16%) MVC
10 224 (27.22%) Windows
11 221 (26.85%) C++
12 207 (25.15%) CSS
13 202 (24.54%) SQL Server
14 184 (22.36%) OO
15 183 (22.24%) Degree
16 180 (21.87%) HTML
17 177 (21.51%) Java
17 177 (21.51%) TDD
18 172 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
19 158 (19.20%) Scrum
20 157 (19.08%) AngularJS
21 151 (18.35%) Microsoft
22 150 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
23 133 (16.16%) Greenfield Project
24 129 (15.67%) ASP.NET Web API
25 128 (15.55%) Test Automation
26 125 (15.19%) WPF
27 115 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
28 114 (13.85%) Git (software)
28 114 (13.85%) .NET Framework

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 33 (4.01%) Oracle Workflow
2 32 (3.89%) IIS
3 17 (2.07%) NServiceBus
4 9 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.73%) CMS
7 3 (0.36%) Kentico
7 3 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.36%) WordPress
8 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.24%) Confluence
8 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.12%) JBoss
9 1 (0.12%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Actimize
2 3 (0.36%) Front Arena
2 3 (0.36%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.36%) Shopify
2 3 (0.36%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 172 (20.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.07%) GitHub
4 15 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (1.82%) SaaS
5 13 (1.58%) Serverless
6 12 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (0.73%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.49%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.36%) Office 365
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon SageMaker
12 2 (0.24%) AWS CodePipeline
12 2 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.24%) Azure Stack
12 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.12%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.85%) Ethernet
2 7 (0.85%) RS-485
3 6 (0.73%) AMQP
4 5 (0.61%) HTTP
5 4 (0.49%) Modbus
5 4 (0.49%) MQTT
5 4 (0.49%) RS-232
6 3 (0.36%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.36%) Firewall
6 3 (0.36%) VoIP
7 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.24%) Internet
8 1 (0.12%) NFC
8 1 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.12%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (24.54%) SQL Server
2 79 (9.60%) Relational Database
3 52 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 46 (5.59%) Big Data
4 46 (5.59%) MongoDB
5 25 (3.04%) GIS
6 18 (2.19%) Amazon Redshift
7 17 (2.07%) Redis
8 15 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.70%) MySQL
10 13 (1.58%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.61%) Aerospike
14 4 (0.49%) Data Lake
14 4 (0.49%) Neo4j
14 4 (0.49%) Power BI
14 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.36%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 114 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 93 (11.30%) Visual Studio
3 66 (8.02%) NUnit
4 48 (5.83%) Jenkins
5 41 (4.98%) TeamCity
6 32 (3.89%) Bitbucket Server
6 32 (3.89%) SpecFlow
7 31 (3.77%) Cucumber
8 29 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (3.16%) MSTest
10 23 (2.79%) JIRA
11 22 (2.67%) NetBeans
12 13 (1.58%) Subversion
13 12 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
14 11 (1.34%) Selenium
15 10 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 7 (0.85%) Bitbucket
17 6 (0.73%) MSBuild
18 4 (0.49%) git-flow
General
1 244 (29.65%) Finance
2 46 (5.59%) Banking
3 45 (5.47%) Front Office
4 26 (3.16%) Manufacturing
5 23 (2.79%) Aerospace
6 19 (2.31%) Marketing
7 18 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 15 (1.82%) Electronics
9 13 (1.58%) Retail
9 13 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.46%) Law
11 7 (0.85%) Advertising
12 6 (0.73%) Automotive
12 6 (0.73%) Avionics
12 6 (0.73%) Games
13 5 (0.61%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.49%) Military
15 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 651 (79.10%) .NET
2 295 (35.84%) ASP.NET
3 207 (25.15%) CSS
4 180 (21.87%) HTML
5 157 (19.08%) AngularJS
6 129 (15.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 125 (15.19%) WPF
8 114 (13.85%) .NET Framework
9 113 (13.73%) XML
10 107 (13.00%) RESTful
10 107 (13.00%) WCF
11 104 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 98 (11.91%) .NET Core
13 96 (11.66%) jQuery
14 88 (10.69%) REST
15 77 (9.36%) Web Services
16 73 (8.87%) React
17 67 (8.14%) SOAP
18 49 (5.95%) JSON
19 41 (4.98%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 133 (16.16%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.83%) Fintech
4 44 (5.35%) Equities
4 44 (5.35%) Hedge funds
5 39 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 36 (4.37%) Derivative
7 35 (4.25%) Fixed Income
8 32 (3.89%) Robotics
9 23 (2.79%) Algorithms
10 21 (2.55%) Mobile App
10 21 (2.55%) User Experience
11 19 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (2.19%) Life Science
13 15 (1.82%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
14 9 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (0.97%) Cloud Native
15 8 (0.97%) Tandem
16 6 (0.73%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 224 (27.22%) Windows
2 46 (5.59%) Linux
3 39 (4.74%) Android
4 33 (4.01%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (0.49%) Unix
7 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (95.99%) Software Engineering
2 408 (49.57%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (29.16%) MVC
4 184 (22.36%) OO
5 177 (21.51%) TDD
6 158 (19.20%) Scrum
7 150 (18.23%) Continuous Integration
8 128 (15.55%) Test Automation
9 102 (12.39%) DevOps
10 100 (12.15%) Computer Science
11 93 (11.30%) Microservices
12 86 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
13 80 (9.72%) MVVM
14 78 (9.48%) UML
15 75 (9.11%) SDLC
16 69 (8.38%) Unit Testing
17 54 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
18 53 (6.44%) Software Testing
19 52 (6.32%) BDD
19 52 (6.32%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 823 (100.00%) C#
2 391 (47.51%) SQL
3 343 (41.68%) JavaScript
4 221 (26.85%) C++
5 177 (21.51%) Java
6 95 (11.54%) Python
7 86 (10.45%) C
8 64 (7.78%) T-SQL
9 56 (6.80%) TypeScript
10 43 (5.22%) PowerShell
11 38 (4.62%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.46%) ES6
13 11 (1.34%) Go
13 11 (1.34%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.22%) Embedded C++
14 10 (1.22%) Ruby
15 9 (1.09%) XAML
16 8 (0.97%) Embedded C
16 8 (0.97%) MATLAB
16 8 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 183 (22.24%) Degree
2 52 (6.32%) Security Cleared
3 43 (5.22%) SC Cleared
4 39 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (3.04%) Numerate Degree
6 23 (2.79%) DV Cleared
7 9 (1.09%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.36%) CCNA
9 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.36%) CISSP
9 3 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (0.36%) GIAC
9 3 (0.36%) HND
9 3 (0.36%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (0.36%) MCSE
9 3 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (0.36%) SANS
9 3 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.04%) DICOM
2 8 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.73%) QA
4 2 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.24%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 2 (0.24%) MISRA
4 2 (0.24%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.12%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.12%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 34 (4.13%) Docker
2 31 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.12%) Firmware
4 1 (0.12%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 15 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.61%) Puppet
3 4 (0.49%) Terraform
4 3 (0.36%) Ansible
5 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.24%) Salt
6 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 151 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.44%) Oracle
3 14 (1.70%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.22%) Cadence
5 8 (0.97%) Fidessa
6 7 (0.85%) SAP
6 7 (0.85%) WorldPay
7 6 (0.73%) Cisco
7 6 (0.73%) Freescale
7 6 (0.73%) Google
8 4 (0.49%) Charles River
8 4 (0.49%) VMware
9 3 (0.36%) Calypso
9 3 (0.36%) SimCorp
9 3 (0.36%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.12%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.12%) Civica
11 1 (0.12%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.12%) Splunk