Period
to 14 July 2020

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 487 518 527
Rank change year-on-year +31 +9 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 347 783 956
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.56% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 346 716 861
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,375 £29,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
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 71,770 139,927 171,592
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 95.85% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57,799 111,663 138,882
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 +46 316 £50,000 +5.26% 36
UK excluding London +28 245 £45,000 - 31
South East +50 97 £42,500 -10.53% 6
London +77 87 £66,250 +1.92% 7
North of England +103 67 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North West +88 39 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Midlands +116 37 £43,750 -2.78% 5
East Midlands +81 27 £40,000 - 1
Work from Home +64 27 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Yorkshire +82 19 £45,000 - 1
South West +70 16 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Scotland +22 15 £50,000 +29.87% 1
East of England +44 12 £60,000 +50.00% 9
West Midlands +91 10 £45,000 - 4
North East +13 9 £37,500 -3.23%
Wales +19 1 £35,000 -22.65% 1

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

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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.

1 347 (100.00%) C#
2 335 (96.54%) Software Engineering
3 290 (83.57%) .NET
4 214 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (44.67%) JavaScript
6 141 (40.63%) Azure
7 135 (38.90%) SQL
8 119 (34.29%) SQL Server
9 98 (28.24%) .NET Framework
10 95 (27.38%) ASP.NET
11 93 (26.80%) AngularJS
12 83 (23.92%) Windows
12 83 (23.92%) Computer Science
13 77 (22.19%) Degree
13 77 (22.19%) Python
14 75 (21.61%) Mathematics
15 73 (21.04%) TDD
16 72 (20.75%) MVC
17 71 (20.46%) .NET Core
18 67 (19.31%) Unit Testing
19 66 (19.02%) CSS
19 66 (19.02%) DevOps
19 66 (19.02%) Microservices
20 63 (18.16%) Git (software)
21 61 (17.58%) HTML
21 61 (17.58%) Scrum
22 60 (17.29%) Test Automation
23 59 (17.00%) AWS
24 55 (15.85%) Finance
25 53 (15.27%) Microsoft

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 13 (3.75%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (2.31%) CMS
3 1 (0.29%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.29%) IIS
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 141 (40.63%) Azure
2 59 (17.00%) AWS
3 15 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (4.32%) GCP
4 11 (3.17%) SaaS
5 9 (2.59%) GitHub
6 5 (1.44%) Power Platform
7 3 (0.86%) Serverless
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.58%) AWS CodeCommit
8 2 (0.58%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.29%) npm
9 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.88%) HTTP
2 4 (1.15%) AMQP
2 4 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.86%) H.323
3 3 (0.86%) Modbus
3 3 (0.86%) MQTT
3 3 (0.86%) Profibus
3 3 (0.86%) RS-232
3 3 (0.86%) RS-485
3 3 (0.86%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.58%) Skype
4 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.80%) NoSQL
3 29 (8.36%) MongoDB
4 24 (6.92%) Big Data
5 20 (5.76%) MySQL
5 20 (5.76%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.03%) Redis
7 12 (3.46%) Data Mining
8 9 (2.59%) Cosmos DB
9 8 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.02%) Hadoop
10 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (1.44%) Power BI
12 5 (1.44%) SQLite
13 4 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.86%) InfluxDB
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 63 (18.16%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.65%) Visual Studio
3 23 (6.63%) NUnit
4 19 (5.48%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.31%) Moq
7 8 (2.31%) Selenium
8 7 (2.02%) JUnit
9 6 (1.73%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.73%) Subversion
10 5 (1.44%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.44%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.15%) Gatling
11 4 (1.15%) Polyspace
11 4 (1.15%) VectorCAST
12 3 (0.86%) JIRA
12 3 (0.86%) MSTest
12 3 (0.86%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (15.85%) Finance
2 15 (4.32%) Front Office
3 12 (3.46%) Law
4 11 (3.17%) Automotive
5 10 (2.88%) Publishing
6 7 (2.02%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.73%) Retail
8 4 (1.15%) Banking
8 4 (1.15%) Marketing
9 3 (0.86%) Electronics
9 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.58%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (83.57%) .NET
2 98 (28.24%) .NET Framework
3 95 (27.38%) ASP.NET
4 93 (26.80%) AngularJS
5 71 (20.46%) .NET Core
6 66 (19.02%) CSS
7 61 (17.58%) HTML
8 53 (15.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 49 (14.12%) React
10 43 (12.39%) WPF
11 35 (10.09%) HTML5
12 34 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (9.80%) Entity Framework
13 33 (9.51%) RESTful
14 32 (9.22%) Web Services
15 28 (8.07%) Node.js
16 27 (7.78%) CSS3
16 27 (7.78%) REST
17 17 (4.90%) WCF
18 16 (4.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.27%) Algorithms
2 50 (14.41%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.59%) Hedge funds
4 8 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.31%) Reinsurance
5 6 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.73%) User Experience
5 6 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.44%) Equities
6 5 (1.44%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.15%) Raspberry Pi
8 3 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.58%) 3D Printing
9 2 (0.58%) Derivative
9 2 (0.58%) Life Science
9 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.58%) Robotics
10 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 83 (23.92%) Windows
2 6 (1.73%) Android
2 6 (1.73%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.15%) Linux
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (96.54%) Software Engineering
2 214 (61.67%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (23.92%) Computer Science
4 75 (21.61%) Mathematics
5 73 (21.04%) TDD
6 72 (20.75%) MVC
7 67 (19.31%) Unit Testing
8 66 (19.02%) DevOps
8 66 (19.02%) Microservices
9 61 (17.58%) Scrum
10 60 (17.29%) Test Automation
11 48 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
12 45 (12.97%) OO
13 38 (10.95%) Computer Vision
13 38 (10.95%) Image Processing
14 35 (10.09%) SDLC
15 27 (7.78%) BDD
16 26 (7.49%) SOLID
17 25 (7.20%) Artificial Intelligence
17 25 (7.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 347 (100.00%) C#
2 155 (44.67%) JavaScript
3 135 (38.90%) SQL
4 77 (22.19%) Python
5 37 (10.66%) Java
5 37 (10.66%) MATLAB
6 36 (10.37%) R
7 35 (10.09%) C++
8 32 (9.22%) TypeScript
9 26 (7.49%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.75%) F#
11 12 (3.46%) C
12 7 (2.02%) Scala
12 7 (2.02%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.44%) Ada
13 5 (1.44%) Fortran
13 5 (1.44%) Perl
13 5 (1.44%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.15%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 77 (22.19%) Degree
2 47 (13.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.88%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.73%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.17%) QA
2 4 (1.15%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.58%) DICOM
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (3.75%) Docker
2 5 (1.44%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.15%) vSphere
4 3 (0.86%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (3.46%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.15%) Kibana
3 3 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.86%) Puppet
4 2 (0.58%) Terraform
5 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.29%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.29%) SCCM
5 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.02%) Xamarin
3 6 (1.73%) Google
3 6 (1.73%) VMware
4 4 (1.15%) Dynatrace
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle
5 3 (0.86%) Apple
6 2 (0.58%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.29%) BMC
7 1 (0.29%) Citrix
7 1 (0.29%) Cognos
7 1 (0.29%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.29%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.29%) Tanium