Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 18,496 24,361 30,831
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 15.98% 16.33% 17.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.35% 29.89% 30.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17,049 22,229 29,305
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 63,025 81,492 99,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.45% 54.62% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 51,966 67,020 84,073
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +2.94%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing C# as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for C# in the UK

C#
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C# in the UK

C#
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for C# in the UK

C#
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the UK over the 6 months to 8 April 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 -1 16,885 £50,000 - 2,256
UK excluding London -1 11,876 £45,000 - 1,818
London -3 6,094 £65,000 +4.00% 594
South East +1 4,258 £47,500 +5.56% 492
North of England +1 2,729 £45,000 - 477
Midlands -1 1,618 £45,000 +5.88% 308
North West +2 1,478 £45,000 - 267
Work from Home -1 1,443 £50,000 -4.76% 211
South West -1 1,332 £45,000 +5.88% 205
Yorkshire +2 1,072 £45,000 +5.88% 146
West Midlands 0 937 £45,000 +5.88% 168
East of England 0 822 £50,000 +4.17% 178
Scotland +1 688 £45,000 - 81
East Midlands +1 680 £42,500 +6.25% 140
Wales -2 271 £45,000 +12.50% 53
North East -2 179 £42,500 +6.25% 64
Northern Ireland 0 155 £42,500 +2.41% 25
Channel Islands +5 8 £65,000 -23.53%
Isle of Man +5 8 £47,500 -13.64%

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, IT jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for C#.

1 13,732 (74.24%) .NET
2 8,699 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8,402 (45.43%) JavaScript
4 6,992 (37.80%) SQL
5 6,546 (35.39%) SQL Server
6 6,374 (34.46%) ASP.NET
7 6,343 (34.29%) Azure
8 5,761 (31.15%) MVC
9 4,835 (26.14%) HTML
10 4,661 (25.20%) AngularJS
11 4,405 (23.82%) CSS
12 4,232 (22.88%) Microsoft
13 3,859 (20.86%) .NET Core
14 3,632 (19.64%) Software Engineering
15 3,503 (18.94%) TDD
16 3,499 (18.92%) .NET Framework
17 3,340 (18.06%) Finance
18 3,334 (18.03%) Java
19 3,207 (17.34%) Scrum
20 3,172 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
21 2,975 (16.08%) ASP.NET Web API
22 2,950 (15.95%) AWS
23 2,650 (14.33%) DevOps
24 2,623 (14.18%) React
25 2,362 (12.77%) Test Automation
26 2,354 (12.73%) Python
27 2,289 (12.38%) Degree
28 2,284 (12.35%) Microservices
29 2,258 (12.21%) Git (software)
30 2,182 (11.80%) Web Services

C#
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
1 619 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
2 478 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 468 (2.53%) IIS
4 344 (1.86%) CMS
5 299 (1.62%) Confluence
6 225 (1.22%) Umbraco
7 132 (0.71%) EPiServer
8 125 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 110 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 104 (0.56%) Apache
11 84 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 64 (0.35%) nginx
13 56 (0.30%) Kentico
14 51 (0.28%) ArcGIS
15 50 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
16 46 (0.25%) NServiceBus
17 43 (0.23%) Sitefinity
18 39 (0.21%) WordPress
19 38 (0.21%) Tomcat
20 34 (0.18%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 211 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 151 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 28 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 26 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 25 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 19 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 12 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.043%) S-PLUS
11 7 (0.038%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.027%) Adobe XD
12 5 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
13 3 (0.016%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.016%) Simulink
14 2 (0.011%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.011%) CINEMA 4D
14 2 (0.011%) CPLEX
14 2 (0.011%) LightWave 3D
14 2 (0.011%) Maya
Business Applications
1 337 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 109 (0.59%) FINCAD Analytics
3 76 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 27 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (0.081%) Magento
6 14 (0.076%) WebTrends
7 13 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
7 13 (0.070%) NetSuite
7 13 (0.070%) thinkFolio
8 12 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
8 12 (0.065%) Unit4 Business World
9 11 (0.059%) Endur
9 11 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 9 (0.049%) Elite 3E
10 9 (0.049%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 8 (0.043%) SDL Web 8
12 7 (0.038%) Raiser's Edge
13 6 (0.032%) Temenos T24
13 6 (0.032%) Visualfiles
14 5 (0.027%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 6,343 (34.29%) Azure
2 2,950 (15.95%) AWS
3 777 (4.20%) SaaS
4 474 (2.56%) GCP
5 439 (2.37%) Serverless
6 431 (2.33%) Power Platform
7 388 (2.10%) PaaS
8 348 (1.88%) GitHub
9 285 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
10 211 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
11 171 (0.92%) Office 365
12 144 (0.78%) IaaS
13 131 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
14 119 (0.64%) Azure Functions
15 87 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
16 81 (0.44%) npm
17 74 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
18 65 (0.35%) PowerApps
19 61 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
20 53 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 362 (1.96%) Internet
2 194 (1.05%) HTTP
3 165 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 134 (0.72%) Firewall
5 77 (0.42%) DNS
6 74 (0.40%) Intranet
7 59 (0.32%) Wireshark
8 45 (0.24%) SSL
9 36 (0.19%) VPN
10 33 (0.18%) Skype
11 29 (0.16%) FTP
12 26 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (0.14%) MQTT
14 23 (0.12%) Broadband
14 23 (0.12%) SMTP
14 23 (0.12%) VoIP
14 23 (0.12%) Wireless
15 22 (0.12%) WAN
16 17 (0.092%) Bluetooth
16 17 (0.092%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,546 (35.39%) SQL Server
2 932 (5.04%) NoSQL
3 875 (4.73%) MongoDB
4 710 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 664 (3.59%) MySQL
6 610 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 602 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 481 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 431 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
10 378 (2.04%) SQL Server 2019
11 368 (1.99%) Big Data
11 368 (1.99%) Power BI
12 324 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
13 307 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 281 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 280 (1.51%) Redis
16 264 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
17 234 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 231 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
19 192 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 2,258 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 1,517 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 1,162 (6.28%) Selenium
4 930 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 781 (4.22%) JIRA
6 705 (3.81%) Jenkins
7 592 (3.20%) TeamCity
8 539 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 531 (2.87%) SpecFlow
10 477 (2.58%) NUnit
11 388 (2.10%) WebDriver
12 364 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 284 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
14 272 (1.47%) Subversion
15 220 (1.19%) SoapUI
16 211 (1.14%) Bitbucket
17 190 (1.03%) Postman
18 180 (0.97%) JMeter
19 148 (0.80%) MSTest
20 145 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 3,340 (18.06%) Finance
2 825 (4.46%) Banking
3 681 (3.68%) Retail
4 552 (2.98%) Games
5 537 (2.90%) Front Office
6 375 (2.03%) Marketing
7 306 (1.65%) Public Sector
8 265 (1.43%) Law
9 236 (1.28%) Legal
10 232 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 164 (0.89%) Telecoms
12 162 (0.88%) Automotive
13 161 (0.87%) Aerospace
14 135 (0.73%) Investment Banking
15 134 (0.72%) Advertising
16 132 (0.71%) Electronics
17 131 (0.71%) Back Office
18 77 (0.42%) Military
19 62 (0.34%) Financial Institution
20 49 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12,683 (68.57%) Developer
2 5,644 (30.51%) .NET Developer
3 4,943 (26.72%) C# Developer
4 2,896 (15.66%) Software Developer
5 2,651 (14.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2,205 (11.92%) Senior Developer
7 1,754 (9.48%) Software Engineer
8 1,170 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 991 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 953 (5.15%) C# Software Developer
11 942 (5.09%) Junior
12 843 (4.56%) .NET Software Developer
13 789 (4.27%) Junior Developer
14 684 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
15 673 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
16 664 (3.59%) SQL Developer
17 629 (3.40%) Analyst
18 610 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 610 (3.30%) Web Developer
19 609 (3.29%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13,732 (74.24%) .NET
2 6,374 (34.46%) ASP.NET
3 4,835 (26.14%) HTML
4 4,661 (25.20%) AngularJS
5 4,405 (23.82%) CSS
6 3,859 (20.86%) .NET Core
7 3,499 (18.92%) .NET Framework
8 3,172 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2,975 (16.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2,623 (14.18%) React
11 2,182 (11.80%) Web Services
12 2,034 (11.00%) jQuery
13 1,905 (10.30%) Entity Framework
14 1,546 (8.36%) REST
15 1,531 (8.28%) Node.js
16 1,423 (7.69%) HTML5
17 1,405 (7.60%) RESTful
18 1,132 (6.12%) WCF
19 1,068 (5.77%) XML
20 1,007 (5.44%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,709 (9.24%) Greenfield Project
2 980 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 742 (4.01%) User Experience
4 600 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 517 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 467 (2.52%) Hedge funds
7 465 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
8 391 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 304 (1.64%) Derivative
10 262 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 262 (1.42%) Fixed Income
11 225 (1.22%) Cloud Native
12 169 (0.91%) Virtual Team
13 162 (0.88%) Management Information System
14 143 (0.77%) Equities
15 134 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 111 (0.60%) Client/Server
17 94 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
18 91 (0.49%) Public Cloud
19 85 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,748 (9.45%) Windows
2 892 (4.82%) Linux
3 483 (2.61%) Android
4 417 (2.25%) Apple iOS
5 189 (1.02%) Windows Server
6 158 (0.85%) Unix
7 56 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 54 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 53 (0.29%) CentOS
10 52 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (0.23%) VMS
12 36 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 27 (0.15%) tvOS
14 25 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
14 25 (0.14%) Windows XP
15 24 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
16 23 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 23 (0.12%) Windows 7
17 21 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,699 (47.03%) Agile Software Development
2 5,761 (31.15%) MVC
3 3,632 (19.64%) Software Engineering
4 3,503 (18.94%) TDD
5 3,207 (17.34%) Scrum
6 2,650 (14.33%) DevOps
7 2,362 (12.77%) Test Automation
8 2,284 (12.35%) Microservices
9 1,817 (9.82%) Problem-Solving
10 1,814 (9.81%) OO
11 1,774 (9.59%) BDD
12 1,663 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
13 1,604 (8.67%) Computer Science
14 1,561 (8.44%) Web Development
15 1,459 (7.89%) Mentoring
16 1,389 (7.51%) SDLC
17 1,350 (7.30%) Unit Testing
18 1,071 (5.79%) Fintech
19 998 (5.40%) Kanban
20 929 (5.02%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8,402 (45.43%) JavaScript
2 6,992 (37.80%) SQL
3 3,334 (18.03%) Java
4 2,354 (12.73%) Python
5 1,822 (9.85%) C++
6 1,595 (8.62%) TypeScript
7 1,498 (8.10%) T-SQL
8 856 (4.63%) VB.NET
9 736 (3.98%) C
10 704 (3.81%) PowerShell
11 555 (3.00%) Ruby
12 526 (2.84%) PHP
13 395 (2.14%) VB
14 273 (1.48%) F#
15 257 (1.39%) R
16 231 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 231 (1.25%) Go
17 225 (1.22%) Kotlin
18 216 (1.17%) Scala
19 209 (1.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2,289 (12.38%) Degree
2 839 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 460 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 250 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 242 (1.31%) ISTQB
6 205 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 154 (0.83%) ISEB
8 141 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 82 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
10 54 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 48 (0.26%) PhD
12 35 (0.19%) MCSD
13 32 (0.17%) HND
13 32 (0.17%) Master's Degree
13 32 (0.17%) MCP
14 24 (0.13%) DBS Check
14 24 (0.13%) Postgraduate
15 19 (0.10%) PMI Certification
16 18 (0.097%) MCSA
17 16 (0.087%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,113 (6.02%) QA
2 108 (0.58%) GDPR
3 62 (0.34%) SLA
4 53 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 51 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (0.16%) DICOM
7 16 (0.087%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.081%) IEC 61508
9 13 (0.070%) MiFID
10 11 (0.059%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.054%) EMIR
12 9 (0.049%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.049%) PMO
13 8 (0.043%) WCAG
14 6 (0.032%) COBIT
14 6 (0.032%) HL7
15 4 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.016%) Basel III
16 3 (0.016%) GxP
16 3 (0.016%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 1,384 (7.48%) Docker
2 118 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 76 (0.41%) Firmware
4 48 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.076%) ACF2
7 14 (0.076%) RACF
8 13 (0.070%) vSphere
9 9 (0.049%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.038%) LXC
11 5 (0.027%) Kamailio
11 5 (0.027%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 5 (0.027%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.022%) IAG
12 4 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.022%) Xen
13 3 (0.016%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.016%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.011%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 902 (4.88%) Kubernetes
2 245 (1.32%) Terraform
3 224 (1.21%) Ansible
4 162 (0.88%) Puppet
5 142 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 102 (0.55%) Kibana
7 47 (0.25%) Grafana
8 30 (0.16%) Istio
9 27 (0.15%) BMC PATROL
10 26 (0.14%) SCCM
11 21 (0.11%) MIIS
12 20 (0.11%) Nagios
13 18 (0.097%) HP ALM
14 17 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (0.070%) Prometheus
16 10 (0.054%) cPanel
16 10 (0.054%) Plesk
16 10 (0.054%) Rancher
17 8 (0.043%) logstash
17 8 (0.043%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4,232 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 739 (4.00%) Oracle
3 454 (2.45%) Xamarin
4 313 (1.69%) Google
5 210 (1.14%) SAP
6 184 (0.99%) Sitecore
7 175 (0.95%) Tableau
8 173 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 143 (0.77%) IBM
10 128 (0.69%) Atlassian
10 128 (0.69%) Bloomberg
11 77 (0.42%) VMware
12 70 (0.38%) Apple
13 69 (0.37%) HP
14 67 (0.36%) Sage
15 55 (0.30%) Facebook
16 53 (0.29%) Splunk
17 49 (0.26%) New Relic
18 48 (0.26%) Databricks
18 48 (0.26%) DevExpress