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The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

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 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 774 631 479
Rank change year-on-year -143 -152 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 470 430 313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.37% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.40% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 243 313 289
10th Percentile £47,500 £33,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £42,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £85,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £77,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -

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 151,912 106,273 57,185
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.98% 91.60% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 83,230 74,210 46,721
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

C# Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured C# Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C# Software Engineer.

Salary trend for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# Software Engineer over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Salary histogram for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Top 14 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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -130 421 £70,000 +33.33% 73
Work from Home -100 285 £65,000 +18.18% 28
UK excluding London -88 255 £60,000 +20.00% 47
London -117 185 £81,250 +25.00% 27
South East -2 110 £55,000 +5.77% 13
South West -15 65 £61,180 +35.95% 6
North of England -93 40 £82,500 +77.42% 8
Yorkshire +2 35 £82,500 +120.00% 4
East of England -81 21 £60,000 +4.35% 6
Scotland -40 11 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands -31 7 £70,000 +47.37% 8
Midlands -57 7 £70,000 +36.59% 13
North West -112 5 £51,250 +7.89% 4
Wales -20 1 £60,000 +14.29%

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, C# Software Engineer job roles required the following 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.

1 470 (100.00%) C#
2 469 (99.79%) Software Engineering
3 391 (83.19%) .NET
4 239 (50.85%) Agile
5 199 (42.34%) SQL Server
6 170 (36.17%) Finance
7 164 (34.89%) Azure
8 143 (30.43%) .NET Core
9 139 (29.57%) .NET Framework
10 138 (29.36%) JavaScript
10 138 (29.36%) SQL
11 128 (27.23%) DevOps
12 118 (25.11%) Degree
13 117 (24.89%) CI/CD
14 113 (24.04%) Microservices
15 110 (23.40%) ASP.NET
15 110 (23.40%) Scrum
16 108 (22.98%) React
17 105 (22.34%) Social Skills
17 105 (22.34%) AWS
18 104 (22.13%) Docker
19 96 (20.43%) MVC
20 90 (19.15%) Computer Science
21 89 (18.94%) CSS
22 85 (18.09%) Mentoring
23 83 (17.66%) Jenkins
24 80 (17.02%) HTML
25 79 (16.81%) Git (software)
25 79 (16.81%) Fintech
26 77 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC

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 3 (0.64%) NServiceBus
2 2 (0.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.21%) CICS
3 1 (0.21%) Confluence
3 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.21%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 164 (34.89%) Azure
2 105 (22.34%) AWS
3 40 (8.51%) SaaS
4 37 (7.87%) Serverless
5 34 (7.23%) Azure DevOps
6 24 (5.11%) GCP
7 22 (4.68%) GitHub
7 22 (4.68%) PaaS
8 17 (3.62%) OpenShift
9 14 (2.98%) Power Platform
10 10 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.70%) Azure Service Bus
12 7 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (1.28%) CloudFront
13 6 (1.28%) Power Automate
13 6 (1.28%) PowerApps
13 6 (1.28%) Route 53
13 6 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.06%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.13%) SSH
1 10 (2.13%) SSL
2 9 (1.91%) Broadband
3 6 (1.28%) Internet
4 5 (1.06%) HTTP
4 5 (1.06%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (42.34%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.11%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.98%) Power BI
6 9 (1.91%) Amazon Aurora
7 6 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (1.06%) Event Store
8 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.06%) Tableau
9 2 (0.43%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.21%) MySQL
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 83 (17.66%) Jenkins
2 79 (16.81%) Git (software)
3 35 (7.45%) JIRA
4 26 (5.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 23 (4.89%) Selenium
6 21 (4.47%) NUnit
6 21 (4.47%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.77%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.55%) Bitbucket
8 12 (2.55%) GoogleTest
8 12 (2.55%) Log4Net
8 12 (2.55%) MSBuild
8 12 (2.55%) NMock
8 12 (2.55%) Rational DOORS
8 12 (2.55%) TestRail
9 10 (2.13%) Babel
10 8 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.49%) GitLab
11 7 (1.49%) Jasmine
12 6 (1.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 170 (36.17%) Finance
2 105 (22.34%) Social Skills
3 30 (6.38%) Marketing
4 29 (6.17%) Front Office
5 24 (5.11%) Back Office
6 20 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (3.83%) Legal
8 17 (3.62%) Manufacturing
9 15 (3.19%) Retail
10 10 (2.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 9 (1.91%) Banking
12 7 (1.49%) Games
12 7 (1.49%) Law
12 7 (1.49%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.64%) Electronics
14 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.21%) Advertising
15 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.21%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 391 (83.19%) .NET
2 143 (30.43%) .NET Core
3 139 (29.57%) .NET Framework
4 110 (23.40%) ASP.NET
5 108 (22.98%) React
6 89 (18.94%) CSS
7 80 (17.02%) HTML
8 77 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 64 (13.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 54 (11.49%) AngularJS
11 45 (9.57%) RESTful
12 36 (7.66%) Kafka
13 30 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (5.74%) REST
15 26 (5.53%) Vue.js
16 17 (3.62%) Web Services
17 15 (3.19%) Entity Framework
17 15 (3.19%) JSON
17 15 (3.19%) WPF
18 12 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.43%) Virtual Team
2 47 (10.00%) User Experience
3 40 (8.51%) Hedge funds
4 35 (7.45%) Kindle
5 31 (6.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (5.96%) Equities
7 23 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
8 21 (4.47%) Derivative
9 20 (4.26%) Fixed Income
10 18 (3.83%) Cyberattack
11 14 (2.98%) Data Centre
12 12 (2.55%) Legacy Applications
12 12 (2.55%) Mobile App
13 11 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (2.13%) PACS
14 10 (2.13%) Social Network
15 9 (1.91%) Legacy Systems
16 8 (1.70%) NHS
16 8 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
17 7 (1.49%) Hackathon
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.45%) Windows
2 11 (2.34%) Linux
3 8 (1.70%) Android
3 8 (1.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (99.79%) Software Engineering
2 239 (50.85%) Agile
3 128 (27.23%) DevOps
4 117 (24.89%) CI/CD
5 113 (24.04%) Microservices
6 110 (23.40%) Scrum
7 96 (20.43%) MVC
8 90 (19.15%) Computer Science
9 85 (18.09%) Mentoring
10 79 (16.81%) Fintech
11 71 (15.11%) Test Automation
12 62 (13.19%) Clean Code
13 61 (12.98%) Full Stack Development
14 60 (12.77%) TDD
15 59 (12.55%) Mathematics
16 56 (11.91%) Unit Testing
17 48 (10.21%) Customer Requirements
17 48 (10.21%) Information Management
18 45 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
19 44 (9.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 470 (100.00%) C#
2 138 (29.36%) JavaScript
2 138 (29.36%) SQL
3 62 (13.19%) C++
4 60 (12.77%) Python
5 49 (10.43%) TypeScript
6 37 (7.87%) PowerShell
7 30 (6.38%) Java
8 24 (5.11%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.98%) F#
10 13 (2.77%) Bash
11 10 (2.13%) Haskell
12 9 (1.91%) Kotlin
12 9 (1.91%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.06%) PHP
14 3 (0.64%) C
15 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.21%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.21%) JCL
16 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 118 (25.11%) Degree
2 73 (15.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.55%) Master's Degree
5 9 (1.91%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.64%) SANS
7 2 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.62%) QA
2 12 (2.55%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 104 (22.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 68 (14.47%) Kubernetes
2 39 (8.30%) Terraform
3 29 (6.17%) Ansible
4 17 (3.62%) HP Fortify
5 5 (1.06%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.85%) Kibana
7 1 (0.21%) Grafana
Vendors
1 74 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.21%) ANSYS
2 48 (10.21%) Bloomberg
3 25 (5.32%) FIS
4 20 (4.26%) Charles River
5 18 (3.83%) Google
6 17 (3.62%) Oracle
7 15 (3.19%) BT
8 14 (2.98%) Spotify
9 9 (1.91%) Zopa
10 7 (1.49%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.28%) Foundry
11 6 (1.28%) Palantir
12 3 (0.64%) Dynatrace
13 1 (0.21%) Databricks
13 1 (0.21%) Optimizely
13 1 (0.21%) SAP