Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a C# Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 497 520 594
Rank change year-on-year +23 +74 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a C# Software Engineer 940 932 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.55% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 839 808 829
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,225
90th Percentile £76,300 £72,725 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% 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 163,706 170,309 190,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.08% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131,888 137,543 160,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 2018. 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 +22 883 £47,500 +5.56% 128
UK excluding London +42 680 £45,000 - 105
London +24 256 £65,000 +4.00% 29
South East +3 203 £47,500 +6.74% 25
North of England +7 150 £45,000 -10.00% 23
East of England +22 125 £45,000 - 19
North West +10 92 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South West +29 81 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Midlands +5 68 £43,750 +34.62% 15
West Midlands +39 51 £45,000 +50.00% 10
Yorkshire +14 49 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Scotland +14 42 £34,500 -13.75% 5
East Midlands -19 17 £35,000 +16.67% 5
North East -13 9 £43,750 -2.78% 10
Northern Ireland +7 6 £65,000 +160.00% 1
Wales -15 5 £50,000 +10.45%

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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.

1 940 (100.00%) C#
2 916 (97.45%) Software Engineering
3 739 (78.62%) .NET
4 531 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
5 394 (41.91%) JavaScript
6 390 (41.49%) SQL
7 325 (34.57%) ASP.NET
8 280 (29.79%) SQL Server
9 276 (29.36%) C++
10 275 (29.26%) OO
11 260 (27.66%) AngularJS
12 253 (26.91%) Microsoft
12 253 (26.91%) MVC
13 249 (26.49%) Java
14 238 (25.32%) Scrum
15 237 (25.21%) Continuous Integration
15 237 (25.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 234 (24.89%) TDD
17 231 (24.57%) Windows
18 227 (24.15%) Finance
19 223 (23.72%) WPF
20 206 (21.91%) CSS
21 190 (20.21%) HTML
22 186 (19.79%) .NET Framework
23 159 (16.91%) Visual Studio
23 159 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
24 157 (16.70%) Git (software)
24 157 (16.70%) RESTful
25 154 (16.38%) WCF
26 152 (16.17%) Web Services

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 30 (3.19%) Apache Pig
2 24 (2.55%) IIS
3 11 (1.17%) CMS
3 11 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.96%) WebSphere
6 7 (0.74%) Apache
6 7 (0.74%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.64%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.21%) Kentico
8 2 (0.21%) nginx
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.11%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.11%) JBoss
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.43%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.11%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 237 (25.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 159 (16.91%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (6.17%) SaaS
4 36 (3.83%) GitHub
5 30 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (2.98%) PaaS
7 22 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
7 22 (2.34%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 13 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
11 4 (0.43%) npm
12 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.21%) IaaS
12 2 (0.21%) NuGet
12 2 (0.21%) Trello
13 1 (0.11%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.11%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 35 (3.72%) HTTP
3 29 (3.09%) Firewall
3 29 (3.09%) SSL
4 13 (1.38%) SMS
5 11 (1.17%) Network Security
6 8 (0.85%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.64%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.64%) RS-232
8 5 (0.53%) Internet
8 5 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 75 (7.98%) Big Data
3 42 (4.47%) Relational Database
4 40 (4.26%) Hadoop
5 36 (3.83%) NoSQL
6 32 (3.40%) RDBMS
7 31 (3.30%) MySQL
8 30 (3.19%) Apache Hive
9 27 (2.87%) GIS
10 15 (1.60%) Redis
11 13 (1.38%) MongoDB
12 12 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.43%) Blockchain
15 4 (0.43%) Event Store
15 4 (0.43%) Neo4j
16 3 (0.32%) Cosmos DB
16 3 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 159 (16.91%) Visual Studio
2 157 (16.70%) Git (software)
3 109 (11.60%) NUnit
4 106 (11.28%) TeamCity
5 66 (7.02%) Selenium
6 63 (6.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 57 (6.06%) MSTest
8 52 (5.53%) JIRA
9 49 (5.21%) ReSharper
10 45 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 38 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 38 (4.04%) Jenkins
12 34 (3.62%) Bitbucket
12 34 (3.62%) SpecFlow
13 31 (3.30%) Subversion
14 29 (3.09%) CodeSonar
14 29 (3.09%) git-flow
14 29 (3.09%) Robot Framework
15 27 (2.87%) Jasmine
15 27 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 227 (24.15%) Finance
2 38 (4.04%) Banking
3 37 (3.94%) Retail
4 28 (2.98%) Electronics
5 24 (2.55%) Front Office
6 19 (2.02%) Law
7 17 (1.81%) Automotive
8 16 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.38%) Aerospace
10 13 (1.38%) Marketing
11 11 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.06%) Back Office
13 5 (0.53%) Advertising
13 5 (0.53%) Military
13 5 (0.53%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.43%) Games
15 3 (0.32%) Legal
16 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 739 (78.62%) .NET
2 325 (34.57%) ASP.NET
3 260 (27.66%) AngularJS
4 223 (23.72%) WPF
5 206 (21.91%) CSS
6 190 (20.21%) HTML
7 186 (19.79%) .NET Framework
8 157 (16.70%) RESTful
9 154 (16.38%) WCF
10 152 (16.17%) Web Services
11 140 (14.89%) SOAP
12 131 (13.94%) React
13 130 (13.83%) ASP.NET Web API
14 127 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 119 (12.66%) REST
16 102 (10.85%) jQuery
16 102 (10.85%) XML
17 91 (9.68%) .NET Core
18 82 (8.72%) Entity Framework
19 70 (7.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 132 (14.04%) Greenfield Project
2 89 (9.47%) Computer Science
3 62 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (4.68%) Fintech
5 36 (3.83%) Algorithms
5 36 (3.83%) Robotics
6 34 (3.62%) User Experience
7 33 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
8 26 (2.77%) Public Cloud
9 20 (2.13%) Mobile App
9 20 (2.13%) Social Media
10 17 (1.81%) Fixed Income
11 16 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (1.70%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.60%) Equities
13 12 (1.28%) Blog
13 12 (1.28%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
16 7 (0.74%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 231 (24.57%) Windows
2 57 (6.06%) Android
3 56 (5.96%) Linux
4 50 (5.32%) Apple iOS
5 33 (3.51%) Mac OS X
6 11 (1.17%) Unix
6 11 (1.17%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.85%) Nucleus RTOS
7 8 (0.85%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.43%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 916 (97.45%) Software Engineering
2 531 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (29.26%) OO
4 253 (26.91%) MVC
5 238 (25.32%) Scrum
6 237 (25.21%) Continuous Integration
7 234 (24.89%) TDD
8 144 (15.32%) Test Automation
9 112 (11.91%) Continuous Delivery
10 101 (10.74%) BDD
11 100 (10.64%) MVVM
12 99 (10.53%) SOLID
13 98 (10.43%) Kanban
14 93 (9.89%) OOP
14 93 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
15 87 (9.26%) Unit Testing
16 85 (9.04%) DevOps
16 85 (9.04%) Multithreading
17 84 (8.94%) Microservices
18 80 (8.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 940 (100.00%) C#
2 394 (41.91%) JavaScript
3 390 (41.49%) SQL
4 276 (29.36%) C++
5 249 (26.49%) Java
6 109 (11.60%) C
6 109 (11.60%) T-SQL
7 87 (9.26%) Python
8 54 (5.74%) PowerShell
9 45 (4.79%) PHP
10 44 (4.68%) PL/SQL
11 35 (3.72%) Scala
12 29 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 29 (3.09%) Objective-C
12 29 (3.09%) TypeScript
13 28 (2.98%) VB.NET
14 17 (1.81%) XAML
15 13 (1.38%) Ruby
16 10 (1.06%) MATLAB
17 8 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 148 (15.74%) Degree
2 63 (6.70%) Security Cleared
3 41 (4.36%) DV Cleared
4 29 (3.09%) CCNA
4 29 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (3.09%) CISSP
4 29 (3.09%) CompTIA Security+
4 29 (3.09%) GIAC
4 29 (3.09%) Linux+ Certification
4 29 (3.09%) MCSE
4 29 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
4 29 (3.09%) SANS
4 29 (3.09%) SSCP
5 26 (2.77%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.66%) Numerate Degree
7 24 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.21%) HND
8 2 (0.21%) PhD
9 1 (0.11%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.87%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) DICOM
3 3 (0.32%) GDPR
4 2 (0.21%) GCP
4 2 (0.21%) MISRA
5 1 (0.11%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (7.66%) Docker
2 29 (3.09%) vSphere
3 14 (1.49%) Firmware
4 10 (1.06%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 33 (3.51%) Puppet
2 29 (3.09%) Salt
3 18 (1.91%) Kubernetes
4 17 (1.81%) Terraform
5 10 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.43%) Ansible
7 1 (0.11%) SELinux
7 1 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.11%) WMI
Vendors
1 253 (26.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (3.72%) Google
3 17 (1.81%) Xamarin
4 13 (1.38%) Sitecore
5 12 (1.28%) Oracle
5 12 (1.28%) WorldPay
6 9 (0.96%) ATG
6 9 (0.96%) hybris
7 7 (0.74%) MuleSoft
7 7 (0.74%) webMethods
8 6 (0.64%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.53%) Assembla
10 4 (0.43%) Charles River
10 4 (0.43%) IBM
11 3 (0.32%) Calypso
11 3 (0.32%) Sun
11 3 (0.32%) VMware
12 2 (0.21%) SAP
12 2 (0.21%) SimCorp
12 2 (0.21%) Zend