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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 18,187 12,595 14,198
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 11.07% 13.66% 15.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.18% 24.97% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10,434 10,044 12,162
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% +3.33%

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 90,102 50,443 50,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.85% 54.70% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43,793 39,036 42,135
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 May 2022.

Salary histogram for C# in the UK

C#
Top 18 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 25 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -6 15,377 £60,000 +9.09% 2,047
UK excluding London -6 9,123 £52,500 +5.00% 1,455
Work from Home -9 8,869 £55,000 +10.00% 1,108
London -11 7,000 £72,500 +3.57% 732
South East -3 3,061 £55,000 +4.76% 338
North of England -6 2,021 £52,500 +5.00% 373
Midlands -5 1,212 £50,000 +10.50% 279
South West -6 1,137 £52,500 +16.67% 166
North West -7 973 £55,000 +10.00% 208
Yorkshire -2 881 £50,000 +4.17% 126
West Midlands -12 690 £52,500 +10.53% 163
East of England -11 684 £55,000 +10.00% 151
Scotland -8 682 £52,500 +10.53% 91
East Midlands -2 515 £47,500 +5.56% 115
Wales -4 231 £45,083 +10.46% 34
North East 0 169 £50,000 +20.48% 40
Northern Ireland +2 139 £52,500 +50.00% 25
Isle of Man - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 12,065 (66.34%) .NET
2 9,168 (50.41%) Agile
3 7,747 (42.60%) JavaScript
4 7,671 (42.18%) Azure
5 7,120 (39.15%) SQL
6 5,670 (31.18%) Software Engineering
7 5,481 (30.14%) DevOps
8 4,987 (27.42%) SQL Server
9 4,844 (26.63%) Microsoft
10 4,720 (25.95%) Java
11 4,635 (25.49%) .NET Core
12 4,374 (24.05%) HTML
13 4,340 (23.86%) Finance
14 4,274 (23.50%) React
15 4,237 (23.30%) Python
16 4,186 (23.02%) AWS
17 3,988 (21.93%) CI/CD
18 3,980 (21.88%) CSS
19 3,804 (20.92%) ASP.NET
20 3,750 (20.62%) Social Skills
21 3,709 (20.39%) AngularJS
22 3,447 (18.95%) Full Stack Development
23 3,443 (18.93%) Test Automation
24 3,211 (17.66%) .NET Framework
25 3,153 (17.34%) Scrum
26 2,951 (16.23%) Microservices
27 2,927 (16.09%) Git (software)
28 2,883 (15.85%) TDD
29 2,845 (15.64%) MVC
30 2,719 (14.95%) Problem-Solving

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
1 385 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 378 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 357 (1.96%) CMS
4 353 (1.94%) IIS
5 287 (1.58%) Confluence
6 219 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 183 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 152 (0.84%) Apache
9 127 (0.70%) Apache Spark
10 112 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 72 (0.40%) EPiServer
12 66 (0.36%) WordPress
13 52 (0.29%) nginx
14 47 (0.26%) Ethereum
15 44 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
16 40 (0.22%) Kentico
17 39 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
18 33 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
18 33 (0.18%) Tornado
19 29 (0.16%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 234 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 213 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (0.20%) Campfire
5 21 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 18 (0.099%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.066%) Revit
7 12 (0.066%) Sketch
8 11 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.055%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.055%) SOLIDWORKS
10 9 (0.049%) Maple
11 8 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 8 (0.044%) AutoCAD
12 6 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.033%) Windchill
13 5 (0.027%) Simulink
13 5 (0.027%) SketchUp
14 3 (0.016%) GIMP
14 3 (0.016%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 344 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 51 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
4 30 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 27 (0.15%) Shopify
6 23 (0.13%) Magento
7 21 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 21 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 19 (0.10%) R3 Corda
9 18 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
10 17 (0.093%) JDE OneWorld
11 15 (0.082%) Academy Housing
12 14 (0.077%) Maximo
12 14 (0.077%) thinkFolio
13 12 (0.066%) SAP Business One
14 10 (0.055%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
15 9 (0.049%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 9 (0.049%) Summit
16 5 (0.027%) Oracle BPM
16 5 (0.027%) SAP PA-EC
Cloud Services
1 7,671 (42.18%) Azure
2 4,186 (23.02%) AWS
3 1,429 (7.86%) SaaS
4 1,407 (7.74%) Serverless
5 1,313 (7.22%) GCP
6 852 (4.68%) GitHub
7 750 (4.12%) Power Platform
8 592 (3.26%) PaaS
9 590 (3.24%) Azure Service Bus
10 505 (2.78%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 432 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
12 414 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
13 301 (1.66%) Azure Functions
14 284 (1.56%) Azure Logic Apps
15 270 (1.48%) Microsoft 365
16 232 (1.28%) PowerApps
17 226 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
18 220 (1.21%) Azure Data Factory
19 218 (1.20%) IaaS
20 203 (1.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 377 (2.07%) HTTP
2 164 (0.90%) Internet
3 118 (0.65%) Broadband
4 83 (0.46%) TCP/IP
5 78 (0.43%) DNS
6 74 (0.41%) Firewall
7 51 (0.28%) MQTT
8 50 (0.27%) Network Security
9 45 (0.25%) VoIP
10 35 (0.19%) VPN
11 34 (0.19%) Intranet
12 33 (0.18%) SSL
13 30 (0.16%) FTP
13 30 (0.16%) Modbus
14 29 (0.16%) DHCP
14 29 (0.16%) RS-485
15 27 (0.15%) RS-422
16 23 (0.13%) HTTPS
17 19 (0.10%) WAN
18 18 (0.099%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,987 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 1,391 (7.65%) NoSQL
3 1,228 (6.75%) Relational Database
4 980 (5.39%) MongoDB
5 814 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 689 (3.79%) MySQL
7 577 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 475 (2.61%) Power BI
9 413 (2.27%) Big Data
10 410 (2.25%) Redis
11 367 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
12 324 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
13 313 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 267 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 262 (1.44%) RDBMS
16 243 (1.34%) Data Lake
17 188 (1.03%) Oracle Database
18 156 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
19 115 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 114 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2,927 (16.09%) Git (software)
2 1,359 (7.47%) Selenium
3 1,165 (6.41%) Visual Studio
4 1,164 (6.40%) Jenkins
5 1,012 (5.56%) JIRA
6 793 (4.36%) SpecFlow
7 674 (3.71%) TeamCity
8 657 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 603 (3.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 574 (3.16%) NUnit
11 566 (3.11%) Postman
12 421 (2.31%) Cypress.io
13 363 (2.00%) Cucumber
14 252 (1.39%) JMeter
15 245 (1.35%) Moq
16 237 (1.30%) Bitbucket
17 233 (1.28%) GitLab
18 214 (1.18%) WebDriver
19 170 (0.93%) MSTest
20 152 (0.84%) webpack
General
1 4,340 (23.86%) Finance
2 3,750 (20.62%) Social Skills
3 1,329 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 896 (4.93%) Public Sector
5 805 (4.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 752 (4.13%) Banking
7 737 (4.05%) Retail
8 525 (2.89%) Games
9 516 (2.84%) Manufacturing
10 510 (2.80%) Marketing
11 419 (2.30%) Front Office
12 392 (2.16%) Legal
13 377 (2.07%) Law
14 253 (1.39%) Local Government
15 248 (1.36%) Electronics
16 233 (1.28%) Advertising
17 230 (1.26%) Back Office
18 212 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
18 212 (1.17%) Telecoms
19 181 (1.00%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 9,965 (54.79%) Developer
2 3,465 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 3,245 (17.84%) Software Engineer
4 2,735 (15.04%) Software Developer
5 2,662 (14.64%) C# Developer
6 2,207 (12.14%) Senior Developer
7 1,437 (7.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 1,280 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 1,017 (5.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 805 (4.43%) Senior .NET Developer
11 704 (3.87%) .NET Software Developer
12 620 (3.41%) Senior Software Developer
13 595 (3.27%) C# Software Developer
14 557 (3.06%) Trainee
15 552 (3.04%) Architect
16 549 (3.02%) Lead Developer
17 546 (3.00%) Trainee Developer
18 542 (2.98%) Trainee Software Developer
19 518 (2.85%) Senior C# Developer
20 511 (2.81%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12,065 (66.34%) .NET
2 4,635 (25.49%) .NET Core
3 4,374 (24.05%) HTML
4 4,274 (23.50%) React
5 3,980 (21.88%) CSS
6 3,804 (20.92%) ASP.NET
7 3,709 (20.39%) AngularJS
8 3,211 (17.66%) .NET Framework
9 1,860 (10.23%) HTML5
10 1,771 (9.74%) REST
11 1,641 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1,580 (8.69%) RESTful
13 1,505 (8.28%) Node.js
14 1,445 (7.95%) Entity Framework
15 1,326 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1,290 (7.09%) CSS3
17 1,260 (6.93%) Vue.js
18 1,221 (6.71%) Web Services
19 1,216 (6.69%) jQuery
20 1,032 (5.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,466 (8.06%) User Experience
2 1,041 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
3 951 (5.23%) Data Structures
4 790 (4.34%) Mobile App
5 602 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 566 (3.11%) Algorithms
7 564 (3.10%) Cloud Native
8 486 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
9 447 (2.46%) Virtual Team
10 413 (2.27%) Derivative
11 363 (2.00%) Fixed Income
12 362 (1.99%) Hedge funds
13 345 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 294 (1.62%) Equities
15 237 (1.30%) Management Information System
16 204 (1.12%) Blog
17 178 (0.98%) IoT
18 171 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
19 165 (0.91%) Blockchain
20 161 (0.89%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 1,429 (7.86%) Windows
2 1,212 (6.66%) Linux
3 503 (2.77%) Android
4 357 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 239 (1.31%) Unix
6 238 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 71 (0.39%) VMS
8 51 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
9 41 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 26 (0.14%) Kali Linux
12 25 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (0.12%) Debian
13 22 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.10%) Windows 10
15 17 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (0.071%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.044%) VxWorks
19 5 (0.027%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,168 (50.41%) Agile
2 5,670 (31.18%) Software Engineering
3 5,481 (30.14%) DevOps
4 3,988 (21.93%) CI/CD
5 3,447 (18.95%) Full Stack Development
6 3,443 (18.93%) Test Automation
7 3,153 (17.34%) Scrum
8 2,951 (16.23%) Microservices
9 2,883 (15.85%) TDD
10 2,845 (15.64%) MVC
11 2,719 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
12 2,284 (12.56%) OO
13 2,245 (12.34%) Mentoring
14 1,942 (10.68%) SDLC
15 1,889 (10.39%) Computer Science
16 1,829 (10.06%) OOP
17 1,810 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
18 1,589 (8.74%) Fintech
19 1,535 (8.44%) Unit Testing
20 1,426 (7.84%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7,747 (42.60%) JavaScript
2 7,120 (39.15%) SQL
3 4,720 (25.95%) Java
4 4,237 (23.30%) Python
5 2,499 (13.74%) TypeScript
6 1,894 (10.41%) C++
7 1,594 (8.76%) T-SQL
8 1,036 (5.70%) PowerShell
9 860 (4.73%) C
10 660 (3.63%) Go
11 492 (2.71%) PHP
12 455 (2.50%) Scala
13 449 (2.47%) VB.NET
14 426 (2.34%) Kotlin
15 412 (2.27%) Ruby
16 340 (1.87%) Bash
17 284 (1.56%) Objective-C
18 260 (1.43%) VB
19 170 (0.93%) Rust
20 154 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2,565 (14.10%) Degree
2 1,072 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 649 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 541 (2.97%) CIW
4 541 (2.97%) OCA
4 541 (2.97%) OCP
4 541 (2.97%) Oracle Certification
5 419 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 330 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 249 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 176 (0.97%) ISEB
9 117 (0.64%) Master's Degree
10 116 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 112 (0.62%) DBS Check
12 98 (0.54%) DV Cleared
13 63 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
14 61 (0.34%) PMI Certification
15 43 (0.24%) AWS Certification
16 39 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
17 36 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,164 (11.90%) QA
2 387 (2.13%) Accessibility
3 175 (0.96%) GDPR
4 121 (0.67%) SLA
5 83 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 71 (0.39%) GRC
7 54 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 48 (0.26%) HL7
9 40 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 39 (0.21%) WCAG
11 29 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 22 (0.12%) FATCA
13 19 (0.10%) NIST
14 18 (0.099%) HIPAA
15 17 (0.093%) PSD2
16 12 (0.066%) SOC 2
17 8 (0.044%) FISMA
17 8 (0.044%) HITRUST
18 7 (0.038%) IEC 61131
18 7 (0.038%) WAI
System Software
1 2,711 (14.91%) Docker
2 169 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 103 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
5 72 (0.40%) Firmware
6 54 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.11%) vSphere
8 18 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (0.093%) XenApp
10 16 (0.088%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.044%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.027%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.011%) vCloud
15 1 (0.005%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.005%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2,268 (12.47%) Kubernetes
2 1,141 (6.27%) Terraform
3 381 (2.09%) Ansible
4 177 (0.97%) Grafana
5 145 (0.80%) Puppet
6 133 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
7 117 (0.64%) Kibana
8 90 (0.49%) Prometheus
9 60 (0.33%) MIIS
10 48 (0.26%) ZABBIX
11 37 (0.20%) Opsgenie
12 33 (0.18%) logstash
13 31 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
14 28 (0.15%) HAProxy
14 28 (0.15%) Pingdom
15 23 (0.13%) HP Fortify
16 19 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
17 17 (0.093%) WSUS
18 15 (0.082%) Opsview
19 14 (0.077%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4,844 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 1,381 (7.59%) Oracle
3 616 (3.39%) Google
4 305 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 266 (1.46%) Xamarin
6 219 (1.20%) Databricks
7 199 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 137 (0.75%) VMware
9 135 (0.74%) Samsung
10 124 (0.68%) Northgate
11 123 (0.68%) NEC
12 111 (0.61%) SAP
13 106 (0.58%) Bloomberg
13 106 (0.58%) IBM
14 102 (0.56%) New Relic
15 85 (0.47%) LexisNexis
15 85 (0.47%) TrueLayer
16 82 (0.45%) ANSYS
17 78 (0.43%) Dell
18 70 (0.38%) Trayport