The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Software Engineer
UK
Rank 480 533 516
Rank change year-on-year +53 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 423 461 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.50% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.47% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 370 403 481
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C# Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured C# Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C# Software Engineer in the UK

C# Software Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 398 £45,000 -5.26% 81
London +76 107 £57,500 - 20
South East -3 76 £47,500 +5.55% 14
Yorkshire +58 59 £45,000 - 9
South West +18 42 £42,250 -11.05% 9
East of England +18 40 £45,000 -10.00% 11
North West -35 39 £50,000 +5.26% 10
West Yorkshire +29 36 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Leeds +30 30 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Hampshire +26 26 £53,750 +16.21% 6
Manchester -47 25 £55,000 +15.78% 8
North Yorkshire +25 23 £44,000 -12.00% 4
Cambridge +20 21 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +20 21 £45,000 -10.00% 9
West Sussex +21 19 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East Midlands +6 19 £44,500 +4.70% 5
Wales +27 16 £45,269 +25.74% 2
Dorset +42 15 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +24 13 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands +20 13 £37,000 +48.00% 3
Southampton +12 13 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Harrogate - 13 £44,000 - 3
South Wales +26 12 £45,269 +25.74%
Leicestershire - 12 £43,500 - 3
Cheshire +24 11 £36,500 -18.88% 2
Hertfordshire +4 11 £65,000 +30.00%
Bristol -3 11 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Leicester - 11 £42,500 - 3
Milton Keynes +20 10 £45,000 +25.00% 1
Gloucestershire +9 9 £47,635 +0.28%

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, C# Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring C# Software Engineer in the job title.

1 802 (100.00%) C#
2 789 (98.38%) Software Engineering
3 642 (80.05%) .NET
4 405 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
5 379 (47.26%) ASP.NET
6 336 (41.90%) SQL
7 328 (40.90%) JavaScript
8 297 (37.03%) SQL Server
9 278 (34.66%) HTML
10 266 (33.17%) MVC
11 265 (33.04%) C++
12 228 (28.43%) CSS
13 211 (26.31%) OO
14 197 (24.56%) Java
15 175 (21.82%) Scrum
16 174 (21.70%) WPF
17 172 (21.45%) jQuery
18 169 (21.07%) ASP.NET MVC
19 168 (20.95%) .NET Framework
20 161 (20.07%) WCF
21 156 (19.45%) TDD
22 154 (19.20%) Web Services
23 153 (19.08%) Microsoft
24 147 (18.33%) Finance
25 140 (17.46%) Windows
26 129 (16.08%) AngularJS
26 129 (16.08%) Visual Studio
27 126 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
28 123 (15.34%) Degree
29 117 (14.59%) XML

C# Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 39 (4.86%) IIS
2 30 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.12%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.12%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.87%) CMS
6 10 (1.25%) Apache Pig
6 10 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.50%) Apache
7 4 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.12%) Drupal
9 1 (0.12%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 91 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (3.99%) Office 365
3 30 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (3.12%) SaaS
5 14 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.37%) Data Lake Analytics
6 3 (0.37%) GitHub
6 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.37%) HTTP
2 11 (1.37%) Network Security
3 5 (0.62%) SSL
4 4 (0.50%) Firewall
4 4 (0.50%) NFC
4 4 (0.50%) SMPP
4 4 (0.50%) SMS
5 3 (0.37%) Internet
5 3 (0.37%) LAN
5 3 (0.37%) WAN
6 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.25%) RS-232
6 2 (0.25%) RS-485
6 2 (0.25%) Wireless
7 1 (0.12%) Broadband
7 1 (0.12%) Intranet
7 1 (0.12%) LDAP
7 1 (0.12%) Multicast
7 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (37.03%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.11%) NoSQL
3 41 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 38 (4.74%) MongoDB
5 31 (3.87%) Big Data
6 27 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (2.62%) MySQL
8 20 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (1.87%) Redis
10 12 (1.50%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.25%) Apache Hive
11 10 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.12%) Data Mining
13 8 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.87%) Couchbase
15 6 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
16 5 (0.62%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 129 (16.08%) Visual Studio
2 91 (11.35%) NUnit
3 72 (8.98%) MSTest
3 72 (8.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 55 (6.86%) Subversion
5 44 (5.49%) Git (software)
6 42 (5.24%) TeamCity
7 30 (3.74%) Jenkins
8 29 (3.62%) JIRA
9 28 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
10 27 (3.37%) MSBuild
11 21 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (2.37%) Eclipse
13 17 (2.12%) Maven
14 14 (1.75%) Moq
15 11 (1.37%) Selenium
16 9 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 8 (1.00%) Hudson
18 7 (0.87%) Bugzilla
18 7 (0.87%) CruiseControl
General
1 147 (18.33%) Finance
2 48 (5.99%) Banking
3 29 (3.62%) Games
4 27 (3.37%) Electronics
5 19 (2.37%) Retail
6 14 (1.75%) Legal
7 13 (1.62%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.50%) Marketing
9 9 (1.12%) Automotive
10 8 (1.00%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.37%) Front Office
13 3 (0.37%) Military
14 2 (0.25%) Back Office
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 642 (80.05%) .NET
2 379 (47.26%) ASP.NET
3 278 (34.66%) HTML
4 228 (28.43%) CSS
5 174 (21.70%) WPF
6 172 (21.45%) jQuery
7 169 (21.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 168 (20.95%) .NET Framework
9 161 (20.07%) WCF
10 154 (19.20%) Web Services
11 129 (16.08%) AngularJS
12 117 (14.59%) XML
13 109 (13.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 104 (12.97%) SOAP
15 98 (12.22%) RESTful
16 88 (10.97%) HTML5
17 80 (9.98%) LINQ
18 70 (8.73%) XSLT
19 67 (8.35%) Silverlight
20 62 (7.73%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 40 (4.99%) Algorithms
3 39 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.87%) Fintech
5 29 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 22 (2.74%) User Experience
8 17 (2.12%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.87%) iPad
10 12 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.50%) N-Tier
11 9 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.00%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
13 7 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (0.75%) Xbox
15 4 (0.50%) Social Media
16 3 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
16 3 (0.37%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 140 (17.46%) Windows
2 61 (7.61%) Linux
3 25 (3.12%) Android
4 22 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (0.75%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.50%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.37%) Unix
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (98.38%) Software Engineering
2 405 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (33.17%) MVC
4 211 (26.31%) OO
5 175 (21.82%) Scrum
6 156 (19.45%) TDD
7 126 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
8 106 (13.22%) MVVM
9 101 (12.59%) Multithreading
10 98 (12.22%) UML
11 86 (10.72%) Mathematics
12 77 (9.60%) Unit Testing
13 67 (8.35%) Service Delivery
14 63 (7.86%) Use Case
15 62 (7.73%) DSDM
15 62 (7.73%) RUP
16 60 (7.48%) OOP
17 59 (7.36%) BDD
18 54 (6.73%) DevOps
19 51 (6.36%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 802 (100.00%) C#
2 336 (41.90%) SQL
3 328 (40.90%) JavaScript
4 265 (33.04%) C++
5 197 (24.56%) Java
6 86 (10.72%) T-SQL
7 63 (7.86%) PL/SQL
8 49 (6.11%) C
8 49 (6.11%) Python
9 26 (3.24%) VB.NET
10 24 (2.99%) TypeScript
11 17 (2.12%) F#
11 17 (2.12%) PHP
11 17 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.00%) MATLAB
13 13 (1.62%) Embedded C
14 11 (1.37%) Delphi
14 11 (1.37%) Ruby
15 10 (1.25%) R
16 9 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 123 (15.34%) Degree
2 48 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.49%) PhD
3 20 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.75%) MCSD
7 5 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.37%) CCNA
8 3 (0.37%) CISSP
8 3 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (0.37%) GIAC
8 3 (0.37%) Linux+ Certification
8 3 (0.37%) MCSE
8 3 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.37%) SANS
8 3 (0.37%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (0.37%) SSCP
9 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (2.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 11 (1.37%) QA
4 7 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.37%) TickIT
6 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
System Software
1 22 (2.74%) Docker
2 4 (0.50%) vSphere
3 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.37%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.87%) Puppet
2 6 (0.75%) Grafana
2 6 (0.75%) Graphite
3 4 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.37%) Ansible
4 3 (0.37%) Salt
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 153 (19.08%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.74%) Oracle
3 18 (2.24%) IBM
4 7 (0.87%) Xamarin
5 5 (0.62%) DevExpress
6 4 (0.50%) Google
6 4 (0.50%) SAP
6 4 (0.50%) Telerik
7 3 (0.37%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.37%) Perforce
7 3 (0.37%) Reuters
7 3 (0.37%) Tableau
7 3 (0.37%) VMware
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe
8 2 (0.25%) Cisco
8 2 (0.25%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.12%) Borland
9 1 (0.12%) Dell
9 1 (0.12%) Sage
9 1 (0.12%) Symantec
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East Riding
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benfits (Including flexi
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Sphere Digital Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Up to £55K + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Health + Bonus + 25 days + pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 16 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £64000 per annum + Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Flintshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus 25 days hols, healthcare, flexi
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday