Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 7,288 20,993 27,917
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.92% 15.43% 17.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.20% 28.86% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,307 19,127 25,887
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 28,921 72,753 90,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.22% 53.47% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24,538 59,644 75,557
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -4 6,641 £52,500 +5.00% 1,867
UK excluding London 0 4,895 £50,000 +11.11% 1,520
London -1 2,191 £65,000 +4.00% 490
South East 0 1,672 £50,000 +5.26% 363
North of England 0 1,312 £50,000 +11.11% 457
Work from Home -1 1,100 £52,500 +5.00% 377
North West 0 755 £50,000 +11.11% 276
Midlands -3 623 £47,000 +8.05% 223
South West -11 467 £45,000 - 191
Yorkshire -6 405 £50,000 +11.11% 143
West Midlands -3 368 £47,000 +4.44% 118
Scotland +4 338 £47,500 +11.76% 79
East of England 0 304 £52,500 +5.00% 143
East Midlands -3 257 £47,500 +11.76% 105
North East +4 152 £45,000 +3.45% 38
Wales +2 102 £47,500 +18.75% 43
Northern Ireland +2 81 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Channel Islands -1 2 £52,500 -6.67%
Isle of Man -5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 5,349 (73.39%) .NET
2 3,276 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
3 3,061 (42.00%) JavaScript
4 2,853 (39.15%) Azure
5 2,718 (37.29%) SQL
6 2,461 (33.77%) SQL Server
7 2,117 (29.05%) ASP.NET
8 2,005 (27.51%) .NET Core
9 1,878 (25.77%) MVC
10 1,793 (24.60%) HTML
11 1,751 (24.03%) Microsoft
12 1,732 (23.77%) AngularJS
13 1,663 (22.82%) CSS
14 1,604 (22.01%) DevOps
15 1,553 (21.31%) Software Engineering
16 1,372 (18.83%) .NET Framework
17 1,344 (18.44%) Finance
18 1,340 (18.39%) TDD
19 1,259 (17.27%) React
20 1,226 (16.82%) Microservices
21 1,205 (16.53%) Java
22 1,158 (15.89%) Python
23 1,112 (15.26%) AWS
24 1,063 (14.59%) Test Automation
25 1,053 (14.45%) Scrum
26 1,050 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web API
27 1,039 (14.26%) Git (software)
28 1,002 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
29 846 (11.61%) OO
30 843 (11.57%) Degree

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
1 198 (2.72%) IIS
2 186 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
3 183 (2.51%) SharePoint
4 152 (2.09%) CMS
5 115 (1.58%) Confluence
6 110 (1.51%) NServiceBus
7 77 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 53 (0.73%) Apache Spark
9 45 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 35 (0.48%) Apache
11 33 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 30 (0.41%) Kentico
13 28 (0.38%) EPiServer
14 27 (0.37%) nginx
15 24 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
16 22 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (0.25%) WordPress
18 13 (0.18%) DNN
18 13 (0.18%) Sitefinity
19 10 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 60 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 13 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.11%) Blender
6 7 (0.096%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.082%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.055%) 3ds Max
9 4 (0.055%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.055%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.055%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.041%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.041%) Maya
10 3 (0.041%) Sketch
11 2 (0.027%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.014%) FileZilla
12 1 (0.014%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 181 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.22%) Magento
4 15 (0.21%) Shopify
5 8 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 7 (0.096%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.096%) FINCAD Analytics
6 7 (0.096%) Visualfiles
7 6 (0.082%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.069%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.055%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.055%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 3 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.041%) Maximo
10 3 (0.041%) SAP MII
11 2 (0.027%) Misys Opics
11 2 (0.027%) MoSes
11 2 (0.027%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 2,853 (39.15%) Azure
2 1,112 (15.26%) AWS
3 330 (4.53%) SaaS
4 235 (3.22%) GCP
5 195 (2.68%) Dynamics 365
6 192 (2.63%) Power Platform
7 166 (2.28%) Serverless
8 147 (2.02%) PaaS
9 139 (1.91%) GitHub
10 114 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
11 101 (1.39%) Office 365
12 96 (1.32%) IaaS
13 77 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
14 67 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
15 43 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 43 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
16 42 (0.58%) Datadog
17 41 (0.56%) npm
18 40 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
18 40 (0.55%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 165 (2.26%) HTTP
2 158 (2.17%) Skype
3 85 (1.17%) Internet
4 40 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.43%) DNS
6 21 (0.29%) Firewall
7 17 (0.23%) Intranet
8 11 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.15%) RTP
8 11 (0.15%) SSH
9 10 (0.14%) AMQP
9 10 (0.14%) VPN
10 9 (0.12%) Network Security
10 9 (0.12%) SSL
11 8 (0.11%) Bluetooth
11 8 (0.11%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.11%) VoIP
12 7 (0.096%) WEP
13 6 (0.082%) SMTP
14 5 (0.069%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,461 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 545 (7.48%) NoSQL
3 379 (5.20%) MongoDB
4 291 (3.99%) Relational Database
5 208 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 204 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 194 (2.66%) MySQL
8 156 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 147 (2.02%) Big Data
10 142 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
11 137 (1.88%) Power BI
12 126 (1.73%) Redis
13 117 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
14 86 (1.18%) SQL Server 2019
15 82 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
16 78 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
17 67 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
18 58 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 56 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 49 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,039 (14.26%) Git (software)
2 532 (7.30%) Selenium
3 455 (6.24%) Visual Studio
4 413 (5.67%) JIRA
5 389 (5.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 333 (4.57%) Jenkins
7 297 (4.08%) TeamCity
8 265 (3.64%) SpecFlow
9 215 (2.95%) NUnit
10 211 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
11 146 (2.00%) Subversion
12 138 (1.89%) Cucumber
13 134 (1.84%) WebDriver
14 94 (1.29%) SoapUI
14 94 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
15 71 (0.97%) Postman
16 70 (0.96%) Bitbucket
17 68 (0.93%) MSTest
18 65 (0.89%) Moq
19 58 (0.80%) GitLab
General
1 1,344 (18.44%) Finance
2 233 (3.20%) Games
3 213 (2.92%) Front Office
4 180 (2.47%) Banking
5 148 (2.03%) Retail
6 128 (1.76%) Marketing
7 119 (1.63%) Public Sector
8 104 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 98 (1.34%) Law
10 76 (1.04%) Advertising
11 75 (1.03%) Electronics
12 68 (0.93%) Back Office
13 54 (0.74%) Telecoms
14 47 (0.64%) Legal
15 44 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 44 (0.60%) Investment Banking
16 39 (0.54%) Publishing
17 38 (0.52%) Automotive
18 35 (0.48%) Aerospace
19 22 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,541 (62.31%) Developer
2 1,960 (26.89%) .NET Developer
3 1,582 (21.71%) C# Developer
4 1,102 (15.12%) Software Developer
5 912 (12.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 881 (12.09%) Senior Developer
7 850 (11.66%) Software Engineer
8 490 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
9 398 (5.46%) Senior .NET Developer
10 375 (5.15%) C# Software Developer
11 356 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
12 297 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
13 286 (3.92%) Architect
14 275 (3.77%) Lead Developer
15 234 (3.21%) Senior C# Developer
16 233 (3.20%) Junior
17 232 (3.18%) Web Developer
18 225 (3.09%) Analyst
19 218 (2.99%) SQL Developer
20 216 (2.96%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,349 (73.39%) .NET
2 2,117 (29.05%) ASP.NET
3 2,005 (27.51%) .NET Core
4 1,793 (24.60%) HTML
5 1,732 (23.77%) AngularJS
6 1,663 (22.82%) CSS
7 1,372 (18.83%) .NET Framework
8 1,259 (17.27%) React
9 1,050 (14.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,002 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 710 (9.74%) jQuery
12 701 (9.62%) Web Services
13 676 (9.28%) Entity Framework
14 673 (9.23%) REST
15 579 (7.94%) HTML5
16 514 (7.05%) Node.js
17 505 (6.93%) RESTful
18 463 (6.35%) ASP.NET Core
19 458 (6.28%) Vue.js
20 373 (5.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 609 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
2 366 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
3 264 (3.62%) Mobile App
4 233 (3.20%) Hedge funds
5 223 (3.06%) User Experience
6 200 (2.74%) Algorithms
7 177 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
8 152 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 151 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 128 (1.76%) Fixed Income
11 126 (1.73%) Derivative
12 121 (1.66%) Equities
13 87 (1.19%) Data Structures
14 64 (0.88%) Public Cloud
15 59 (0.81%) Cloud Native
16 52 (0.71%) Virtual Team
17 48 (0.66%) Client/Server
18 41 (0.56%) Management Information System
19 36 (0.49%) Mobile Games
20 31 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 622 (8.53%) Windows
2 343 (4.71%) Linux
3 203 (2.79%) Android
4 133 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 94 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 37 (0.51%) Unix
7 18 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.22%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.19%) CentOS
10 13 (0.18%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
11 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.082%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.069%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.041%) AIX
15 3 (0.041%) VMS
15 3 (0.041%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.027%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.027%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,276 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1,878 (25.77%) MVC
3 1,604 (22.01%) DevOps
4 1,553 (21.31%) Software Engineering
5 1,340 (18.39%) TDD
6 1,226 (16.82%) Microservices
7 1,063 (14.59%) Test Automation
8 1,053 (14.45%) Scrum
9 846 (11.61%) OO
10 670 (9.19%) Web Development
11 651 (8.93%) Fintech
12 637 (8.74%) BDD
13 630 (8.64%) Mentoring
14 596 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
15 558 (7.66%) Computer Science
16 538 (7.38%) Unit Testing
17 536 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
18 518 (7.11%) SDLC
19 442 (6.06%) SOLID
20 379 (5.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3,061 (42.00%) JavaScript
2 2,718 (37.29%) SQL
3 1,205 (16.53%) Java
4 1,158 (15.89%) Python
5 728 (9.99%) C++
6 702 (9.63%) TypeScript
7 524 (7.19%) T-SQL
8 382 (5.24%) PowerShell
9 271 (3.72%) VB.NET
10 180 (2.47%) PHP
11 160 (2.20%) C
12 157 (2.15%) Go
13 130 (1.78%) VB
14 126 (1.73%) Ruby
15 99 (1.36%) R
16 89 (1.22%) Scala
17 85 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 83 (1.14%) Bash Shell
19 59 (0.81%) Perl
20 56 (0.77%) F#
Qualifications
1 843 (11.57%) Degree
2 277 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 161 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 105 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 80 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 74 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
7 73 (1.00%) ISEB
8 65 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (0.56%) PhD
10 38 (0.52%) DV Cleared
11 25 (0.34%) Master's Degree
12 24 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 23 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
14 19 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
15 11 (0.15%) MCITP
16 9 (0.12%) MCP
17 8 (0.11%) MCPD
18 7 (0.096%) MCSA
18 7 (0.096%) Postgraduate
19 6 (0.082%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 501 (6.87%) QA
2 29 (0.40%) SLA
3 27 (0.37%) GDPR
4 14 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.14%) MiFID
7 8 (0.11%) EMIR
8 7 (0.096%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.069%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.055%) JTAG
11 3 (0.041%) NIST
11 3 (0.041%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.027%) GAMP
12 2 (0.027%) IEC 62304
12 2 (0.027%) PMO
13 1 (0.014%) COBIT
13 1 (0.014%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.014%) ISO 26262
13 1 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 770 (10.57%) Docker
2 45 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.15%) Firmware
6 6 (0.082%) vSphere
7 4 (0.055%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.055%) LXC
8 3 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.014%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.014%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.014%) Gluster
10 1 (0.014%) HDFS
10 1 (0.014%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 550 (7.55%) Kubernetes
2 237 (3.25%) Terraform
3 162 (2.22%) Ansible
4 124 (1.70%) Puppet
5 77 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (0.84%) Grafana
7 32 (0.44%) Istio
8 27 (0.37%) ZABBIX
9 24 (0.33%) Prometheus
10 18 (0.25%) MIIS
11 15 (0.21%) SCCM
12 14 (0.19%) Kibana
13 12 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.11%) Control-M
15 7 (0.096%) CA Single Sign-On
15 7 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
16 6 (0.082%) Salt
17 5 (0.069%) logstash
17 5 (0.069%) Rancher
18 4 (0.055%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 1,751 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 285 (3.91%) Oracle
3 165 (2.26%) Xamarin
4 147 (2.02%) Google
5 84 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
6 77 (1.06%) SAP
7 68 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 56 (0.77%) VMware
9 49 (0.67%) Sitecore
10 47 (0.64%) IBM
11 43 (0.59%) Tableau
12 31 (0.43%) Apple
13 26 (0.36%) Splunk
14 25 (0.34%) Ceridian
15 20 (0.27%) Databricks
16 18 (0.25%) Telerik
17 15 (0.21%) Blue Prism
17 15 (0.21%) Perforce
18 14 (0.19%) Facebook
18 14 (0.19%) UiPath