Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing C# 25,405 29,352 28,621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 16.95% 16.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.60% 30.58% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21,914 25,864 26,148
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 83,036 95,977 94,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.93% 55.41% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 68,734 79,904 81,280
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in the UK

C#
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C#.

Salary trend for C# in the UK

C#
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C# over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for C# in the UK

C#
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# within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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 23,493 £50,000 +11.11% 4,442
UK excluding London 0 15,557 £45,000 +5.88% 3,622
London +2 9,284 £62,500 +8.70% 1,155
South East +1 5,445 £45,000 +5.88% 884
North of England 0 3,540 £45,000 +5.88% 988
Midlands +1 1,934 £40,500 +1.25% 631
North West 0 1,918 £45,000 +5.88% 484
South West +1 1,736 £42,500 - 427
East of England -2 1,534 £47,500 +5.56% 358
Yorkshire 0 1,352 £42,500 - 406
West Midlands -3 1,024 £42,000 +5.00% 365
East Midlands -2 909 £40,000 - 265
Scotland -1 872 £45,000 +12.50% 185
Wales -1 284 £40,000 - 111
North East +3 274 £42,500 +0.59% 98
Northern Ireland +11 229 £40,000 +14.29% 39

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 18,622 (73.30%) .NET
2 12,505 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11,162 (43.94%) JavaScript
4 10,338 (40.69%) SQL Server
5 10,027 (39.47%) SQL
6 9,680 (38.10%) ASP.NET
7 9,271 (36.49%) MVC
8 7,857 (30.93%) HTML
9 6,837 (26.91%) CSS
10 6,560 (25.82%) Microsoft
11 5,951 (23.42%) AngularJS
12 5,707 (22.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 5,422 (21.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5,229 (20.58%) TDD
15 5,024 (19.78%) Finance
16 4,914 (19.34%) Java
17 4,904 (19.30%) Software Engineering
18 4,494 (17.69%) ASP.NET Web API
19 4,173 (16.43%) Scrum
20 4,035 (15.88%) .NET Framework
21 3,507 (13.80%) Test Automation
22 3,366 (13.25%) Degree
23 3,360 (13.23%) jQuery
24 3,067 (12.07%) Python
25 3,020 (11.89%) Git (software)
26 3,014 (11.86%) Web Services
27 3,013 (11.86%) C++
28 2,992 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
29 2,908 (11.45%) Visual Studio
30 2,882 (11.34%) OO

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
1 874 (3.44%) IIS
2 806 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 788 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 661 (2.60%) CMS
5 430 (1.69%) Umbraco
6 363 (1.43%) Confluence
7 312 (1.23%) Apache
8 266 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 203 (0.80%) Apache Spark
10 184 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
11 172 (0.68%) Tomcat
12 132 (0.52%) NServiceBus
13 131 (0.52%) EPiServer
14 102 (0.40%) Kentico
15 95 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
16 69 (0.27%) Sitefinity
17 65 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
18 64 (0.25%) nginx
19 61 (0.24%) WebSphere
20 47 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 351 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 234 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 138 (0.54%) Chatbot
4 41 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 38 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 34 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 33 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 32 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 30 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 30 (0.12%) GNU Octave
10 16 (0.063%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 15 (0.059%) Maya
12 11 (0.043%) Mingle
13 8 (0.031%) GIMP
13 8 (0.031%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
14 7 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.028%) Fireworks
15 4 (0.016%) Maple
15 4 (0.016%) Revit
Business Applications
1 562 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 104 (0.41%) thinkFolio
3 60 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 53 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 50 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 43 (0.17%) Front Arena
7 27 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
8 25 (0.098%) Magento
9 23 (0.091%) Actimize
10 17 (0.067%) NetSuite
11 16 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
12 14 (0.055%) Eagle PACE
13 10 (0.039%) R3 Corda
14 9 (0.035%) Sage 200
14 9 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 9 (0.035%) Scribe Insight
14 9 (0.035%) Shopify
15 8 (0.031%) Oracle CRM
15 8 (0.031%) SunGard GMI
16 7 (0.028%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5,707 (22.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,625 (10.33%) Amazon AWS
3 870 (3.42%) SaaS
4 356 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 327 (1.29%) Serverless
6 323 (1.27%) PaaS
7 306 (1.20%) GitHub
8 257 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
9 226 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
10 206 (0.81%) Office 365
11 177 (0.70%) npm
12 149 (0.59%) IaaS
13 147 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
14 113 (0.44%) Azure Functions
15 102 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
15 102 (0.40%) NuGet
16 79 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
17 69 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
18 65 (0.26%) Google Play
19 64 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 530 (2.09%) Internet
2 326 (1.28%) HTTP
3 229 (0.90%) TCP/IP
4 149 (0.59%) Firewall
5 103 (0.41%) Intranet
6 90 (0.35%) RS-485
7 84 (0.33%) DNS
8 78 (0.31%) Modbus
9 73 (0.29%) Broadband
10 61 (0.24%) SSL
11 56 (0.22%) Hyperconnected
12 44 (0.17%) SMS
13 41 (0.16%) HTTPS
13 41 (0.16%) Network Security
14 40 (0.16%) VoIP
14 40 (0.16%) Wireless
15 33 (0.13%) LAN
16 32 (0.13%) WAN
17 30 (0.12%) VPN
18 25 (0.098%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10,338 (40.69%) SQL Server
2 1,638 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 1,409 (5.55%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,054 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,026 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 944 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 881 (3.47%) MongoDB
8 859 (3.38%) MySQL
9 705 (2.78%) Big Data
10 602 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 495 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
12 492 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 441 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 437 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 357 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
16 315 (1.24%) Power BI
17 293 (1.15%) Redis
18 292 (1.15%) Hadoop
19 255 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
20 247 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 3,020 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 2,908 (11.45%) Visual Studio
3 1,881 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,645 (6.48%) Selenium
5 1,102 (4.34%) TeamCity
6 1,083 (4.26%) JIRA
7 1,047 (4.12%) Jenkins
8 856 (3.37%) NUnit
9 740 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
10 679 (2.67%) SpecFlow
11 625 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
12 581 (2.29%) Cucumber
13 528 (2.08%) WebDriver
14 468 (1.84%) Subversion
15 305 (1.20%) SoapUI
16 297 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 245 (0.96%) MSTest
18 235 (0.93%) Maven
19 231 (0.91%) JMeter
20 214 (0.84%) webpack
General
1 5,024 (19.78%) Finance
2 1,147 (4.51%) Banking
3 890 (3.50%) Games
4 870 (3.42%) Retail
5 820 (3.23%) Marketing
6 595 (2.34%) Front Office
7 527 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 388 (1.53%) Advertising
9 381 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 357 (1.41%) Investment Banking
11 281 (1.11%) Electronics
12 255 (1.00%) Law
13 229 (0.90%) Back Office
14 193 (0.76%) Legal
15 181 (0.71%) Automotive
16 132 (0.52%) Publishing
17 110 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 94 (0.37%) Aerospace
19 71 (0.28%) French Language
20 68 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17,420 (68.57%) Developer
2 8,658 (34.08%) .NET Developer
3 7,562 (29.77%) C# Developer
4 4,573 (18.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,738 (14.71%) Software Developer
6 2,804 (11.04%) Senior Developer
7 2,471 (9.73%) Software Engineer
8 1,852 (7.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1,674 (6.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1,586 (6.24%) C# Software Developer
11 1,365 (5.37%) .NET Software Developer
12 1,343 (5.29%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1,328 (5.23%) Junior
14 1,284 (5.05%) SQL Developer
15 1,251 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 1,183 (4.66%) Full Stack Developer
17 1,100 (4.33%) Junior Developer
18 1,014 (3.99%) Lead Developer
19 996 (3.92%) Senior C# Developer
20 982 (3.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18,622 (73.30%) .NET
2 9,680 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 7,857 (30.93%) HTML
4 6,837 (26.91%) CSS
5 5,951 (23.42%) AngularJS
6 5,422 (21.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4,494 (17.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,035 (15.88%) .NET Framework
9 3,360 (13.23%) jQuery
10 3,014 (11.86%) Web Services
11 2,555 (10.06%) WCF
12 2,375 (9.35%) HTML5
13 2,351 (9.25%) RESTful
14 2,251 (8.86%) .NET Core
15 2,178 (8.57%) Entity Framework
16 2,080 (8.19%) React
17 1,881 (7.40%) WPF
18 1,873 (7.37%) XML
19 1,625 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 1,620 (6.38%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,297 (9.04%) Greenfield Project
2 1,343 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1,215 (4.78%) Fintech
4 1,079 (4.25%) User Experience
5 919 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
6 888 (3.50%) Mobile App
7 751 (2.96%) Algorithms
8 675 (2.66%) Self-Motivation
9 536 (2.11%) Hedge funds
10 398 (1.57%) Derivative
11 392 (1.54%) Data Structures
12 383 (1.51%) Equities
13 378 (1.49%) Fixed Income
14 364 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 255 (1.00%) Management Information System
16 210 (0.83%) N-Tier
17 188 (0.74%) Tandem
18 169 (0.67%) Social Media
19 139 (0.55%) Robotics
20 138 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2,788 (10.97%) Windows
2 1,395 (5.49%) Linux
3 873 (3.44%) Android
4 779 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 342 (1.35%) Unix
6 320 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 76 (0.30%) Ubuntu
8 75 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 65 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 64 (0.25%) FreeRTOS
11 58 (0.23%) CentOS
12 55 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 54 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 44 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 43 (0.17%) Fedora
16 41 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 36 (0.14%) Solaris
18 35 (0.14%) Windows 8
19 34 (0.13%) SUSE
20 26 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,505 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9,271 (36.49%) MVC
3 5,229 (20.58%) TDD
4 4,904 (19.30%) Software Engineering
5 4,173 (16.43%) Scrum
6 3,507 (13.80%) Test Automation
7 2,992 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
8 2,882 (11.34%) OO
9 2,610 (10.27%) BDD
10 2,521 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
11 2,321 (9.14%) Web Development
12 2,252 (8.86%) DevOps
13 2,199 (8.66%) Computer Science
14 2,161 (8.51%) SDLC
15 2,084 (8.20%) Microservices
16 1,963 (7.73%) Unit Testing
17 1,661 (6.54%) Mentoring
18 1,612 (6.35%) Web Application Development
19 1,367 (5.38%) SOLID
20 1,283 (5.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11,162 (43.94%) JavaScript
2 10,027 (39.47%) SQL
3 4,914 (19.34%) Java
4 3,067 (12.07%) Python
5 3,013 (11.86%) C++
6 2,366 (9.31%) T-SQL
7 1,225 (4.82%) VB.NET
8 1,137 (4.48%) C
9 1,081 (4.26%) Ruby
10 1,035 (4.07%) PowerShell
11 1,004 (3.95%) TypeScript
12 849 (3.34%) PHP
13 602 (2.37%) VB
14 399 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 342 (1.35%) VBA
16 323 (1.27%) Scala
17 283 (1.11%) Perl
18 282 (1.11%) R
19 270 (1.06%) F#
20 267 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3,366 (13.25%) Degree
2 848 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 547 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 364 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 320 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 279 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 266 (1.05%) PhD
8 190 (0.75%) ISEB
9 150 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 135 (0.53%) Master's Degree
11 98 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
12 83 (0.33%) MPhil
13 60 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 57 (0.22%) PMI Certification
15 54 (0.21%) CISSP
16 44 (0.17%) MCSE
17 43 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
18 40 (0.16%) MCP
19 38 (0.15%) HND
20 37 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,743 (6.86%) QA
2 117 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 96 (0.38%) SLA
4 72 (0.28%) GDPR
5 61 (0.24%) MiFID
6 46 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (0.11%) PMO
8 21 (0.083%) EMIR
9 18 (0.071%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.063%) HL7
11 15 (0.059%) PCI DSS
12 13 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
12 13 (0.051%) WAI
13 11 (0.043%) DICOM
14 10 (0.039%) GAMP
14 10 (0.039%) ISO 13485
14 10 (0.039%) MISRA
14 10 (0.039%) MISRA C
15 9 (0.035%) DO-178B
15 9 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1,174 (4.62%) Docker
2 268 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 155 (0.61%) Firmware
4 82 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 65 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.13%) vSphere
7 32 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (0.087%) Apache Flume
9 21 (0.083%) LXC
10 14 (0.055%) VirtualBox
11 13 (0.051%) etcd
12 12 (0.047%) XenApp
13 11 (0.043%) HDFS
14 9 (0.035%) Snort
15 8 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.016%) GridGain
17 4 (0.016%) Varnish
17 4 (0.016%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 455 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 384 (1.51%) Ansible
3 261 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 212 (0.83%) Puppet
5 195 (0.77%) Terraform
6 130 (0.51%) Salt
7 113 (0.44%) Kibana
8 75 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 48 (0.19%) Grafana
10 44 (0.17%) logstash
11 37 (0.15%) Mesos
12 36 (0.14%) HP ALM
12 36 (0.14%) Packer
13 35 (0.14%) Graphite
14 33 (0.13%) Prometheus
15 28 (0.11%) Consul
16 21 (0.083%) Hadoop YARN
16 21 (0.083%) Oozie
17 20 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 16 (0.063%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6,560 (25.82%) Microsoft
2 1,398 (5.50%) Oracle
3 679 (2.67%) Google
4 650 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 345 (1.36%) Sitecore
6 304 (1.20%) SAP
7 239 (0.94%) Facebook
8 201 (0.79%) Tableau
9 158 (0.62%) IBM
10 144 (0.57%) Atlassian
11 126 (0.50%) Telerik
12 119 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
13 103 (0.41%) VMware
14 99 (0.39%) Bloomberg
15 87 (0.34%) Reuters
16 86 (0.34%) Apple
17 84 (0.33%) DevExpress
18 81 (0.32%) Twitter
19 79 (0.31%) HP
20 77 (0.30%) Adobe