Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 498 584 541
Rank change year-on-year +86 -43 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 946 813 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.43% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 759 804 1026
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

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 173015 183533 208123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138825 153627 172837
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +60 895 £50,000 +11.11% 60
UK excluding London +16 603 £45,000 +8.43% 52
London +136 332 £60,000 +1.69% 11
South East +76 219 £45,000 - 14
North of England -94 128 £52,500 +31.25% 18
East of England +62 122 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North West -17 76 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Midlands +19 62 £35,000 - 5
Yorkshire -70 50 £55,000 +41.03% 12
West Midlands +12 44 £40,000 +33.33% 3
South West -18 38 £42,500 +0.59% 5
Scotland +4 34 £32,000 -13.51% 3
East Midlands +10 23 £31,500 - 2
Wales +17 6 £42,500 +38.21%
North East -7 2 £40,000 +15.11%

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 946 (100.00%) C#
2 928 (98.10%) Software Engineering
3 682 (72.09%) .NET
4 523 (55.29%) SQL
5 502 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
6 385 (40.70%) JavaScript
7 319 (33.72%) ASP.NET
8 287 (30.34%) SQL Server
9 272 (28.75%) Finance
10 252 (26.64%) Microsoft
11 244 (25.79%) Scrum
12 243 (25.69%) OO
13 232 (24.52%) HTML
14 229 (24.21%) MVC
15 227 (24.00%) WPF
16 225 (23.78%) AngularJS
17 221 (23.36%) CSS
18 219 (23.15%) Degree
19 213 (22.52%) Windows
20 206 (21.78%) C++
21 189 (19.98%) WCF
22 178 (18.82%) Web Services
23 174 (18.39%) TDD
24 168 (17.76%) .NET Framework
25 166 (17.55%) Java
26 150 (15.86%) T-SQL
27 140 (14.80%) XML
28 136 (14.38%) Computer Science
28 136 (14.38%) Greenfield Project
29 135 (14.27%) ASP.NET Web API

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 22 (2.33%) IIS
2 12 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.85%) Kentico
5 7 (0.74%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.42%) Confluence
7 3 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.21%) CMS
8 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.21%) WordPress
9 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.11%) Predix
9 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) Markit EDM
1 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 119 (12.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.11%) SaaS
4 15 (1.59%) PaaS
5 12 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.06%) Office 365
7 4 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
7 4 (0.42%) Force.com
7 4 (0.42%) GitHub
7 4 (0.42%) Heroku
8 3 (0.32%) IaaS
9 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.21%) npm
9 2 (0.21%) Serverless
10 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.11%) Loggly
10 1 (0.11%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.69%) HTTP
1 16 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.63%) SSL
3 5 (0.53%) Bluetooth
3 5 (0.53%) Internet
4 4 (0.42%) AMQP
4 4 (0.42%) ATM
5 2 (0.21%) Intranet
5 2 (0.21%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.11%) Network Security
6 1 (0.11%) RS-232
6 1 (0.11%) RTSP
6 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.29%) Oracle Database
3 49 (5.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 49 (5.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 44 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 37 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 36 (3.81%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.07%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.22%) Big Data
9 20 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 17 (1.80%) GIS
11 14 (1.48%) MySQL
12 12 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 10 (1.06%) Hadoop
14 9 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.63%) Blockchain
16 6 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 118 (12.47%) Visual Studio
2 88 (9.30%) NUnit
3 77 (8.14%) Git (software)
4 50 (5.29%) Subversion
5 47 (4.97%) MSTest
6 42 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (3.28%) JIRA
8 24 (2.54%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.90%) Moq
10 17 (1.80%) NetBeans
11 13 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.27%) Hudson
13 11 (1.16%) Jenkins
14 9 (0.95%) CruiseControl
14 9 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.85%) Bugzilla
15 8 (0.85%) MSBuild
15 8 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
15 8 (0.85%) Selenium
16 6 (0.63%) Fiddler
General
1 272 (28.75%) Finance
2 111 (11.73%) Banking
3 77 (8.14%) Investment Banking
4 54 (5.71%) Front Office
5 49 (5.18%) Retail Banking
6 37 (3.91%) Retail
7 31 (3.28%) Electronics
8 24 (2.54%) Marketing
9 21 (2.22%) Manufacturing
10 19 (2.01%) Games
11 18 (1.90%) Telecoms
12 15 (1.59%) Back Office
13 12 (1.27%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.74%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.53%) Legal
15 5 (0.53%) Military
16 4 (0.42%) Law
17 3 (0.32%) Advertising
18 1 (0.11%) Automotive
18 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 682 (72.09%) .NET
2 319 (33.72%) ASP.NET
3 232 (24.52%) HTML
4 227 (24.00%) WPF
5 225 (23.78%) AngularJS
6 221 (23.36%) CSS
7 189 (19.98%) WCF
8 178 (18.82%) Web Services
9 168 (17.76%) .NET Framework
10 140 (14.80%) XML
11 135 (14.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 130 (13.74%) jQuery
13 129 (13.64%) RESTful
14 112 (11.84%) SOAP
15 106 (11.21%) REST
16 102 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC
17 83 (8.77%) React
18 82 (8.67%) Entity Framework
19 71 (7.51%) JSON
20 69 (7.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 136 (14.38%) Computer Science
1 136 (14.38%) Greenfield Project
2 63 (6.66%) Fintech
3 52 (5.50%) Credit Risk
4 51 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (5.18%) Derivative
6 42 (4.44%) Algorithms
7 24 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 21 (2.22%) User Experience
9 20 (2.11%) Robotics
10 19 (2.01%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.59%) Mobile App
12 14 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 13 (1.37%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.06%) Equities
14 10 (1.06%) Social Media
15 8 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
15 8 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
16 7 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.74%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 213 (22.52%) Windows
2 30 (3.17%) Linux
3 20 (2.11%) Android
4 17 (1.80%) Windows 10
4 17 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.63%) Unix
10 4 (0.42%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (98.10%) Software Engineering
2 502 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
3 244 (25.79%) Scrum
4 243 (25.69%) OO
5 229 (24.21%) MVC
6 174 (18.39%) TDD
7 94 (9.94%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (9.51%) Analytics
8 90 (9.51%) Test Automation
9 81 (8.56%) Microservices
10 80 (8.46%) MVVM
11 76 (8.03%) SOLID
12 73 (7.72%) Asset Management
12 73 (7.72%) SDLC
13 72 (7.61%) Multithreading
14 71 (7.51%) OOP
15 63 (6.66%) Risk Analytics
16 62 (6.55%) Unit Testing
17 59 (6.24%) Use Case
18 56 (5.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 946 (100.00%) C#
2 523 (55.29%) SQL
3 385 (40.70%) JavaScript
4 206 (21.78%) C++
5 166 (17.55%) Java
6 150 (15.86%) T-SQL
7 58 (6.13%) Python
8 56 (5.92%) PL/SQL
9 54 (5.71%) C
10 48 (5.07%) VB.NET
11 25 (2.64%) Scala
12 18 (1.90%) TypeScript
13 16 (1.69%) Ruby
14 13 (1.37%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.06%) Ada
15 10 (1.06%) VB
16 8 (0.85%) F#
16 8 (0.85%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.85%) VBScript
17 7 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 219 (23.15%) Degree
2 48 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 48 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 20 (2.11%) Numerate Degree
5 14 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (1.16%) MCSD
8 9 (0.95%) PhD
9 4 (0.42%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
10 3 (0.32%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.21%) MCP
12 1 (0.11%) HND
12 1 (0.11%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.38%) QA
2 18 (1.90%) MiFID
3 17 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 14 (1.48%) SEPA
5 9 (0.95%) PMO
6 5 (0.53%) ISO 13485
6 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.32%) MISRA
7 3 (0.32%) MISRA C
8 2 (0.21%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 2 (0.21%) TickIT
9 1 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (2.75%) Docker
2 12 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.53%) Firmware
4 3 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (1.48%) Opsview
2 8 (0.85%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.63%) Puppet
5 4 (0.42%) Ansible
5 4 (0.42%) Nagios
5 4 (0.42%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.21%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.11%) Grafana
7 1 (0.11%) Graphite
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.11%) Salt
7 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 252 (26.64%) Microsoft
2 81 (8.56%) Oracle
3 18 (1.90%) Splunk
4 15 (1.59%) SAP
5 14 (1.48%) Cadence
5 14 (1.48%) VMware
6 9 (0.95%) Xamarin
7 8 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.74%) Google
9 5 (0.53%) New Relic
10 4 (0.42%) Apple
10 4 (0.42%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.32%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.32%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.21%) Fidessa
12 2 (0.21%) IBM
12 2 (0.21%) RedGate
13 1 (0.11%) BT
13 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.11%) Sitecore