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

C#
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 7,398 21,685 28,644
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 15.08% 15.35% 17.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.62% 28.70% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,246 19,753 26,522
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,000
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% - +8.43%

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 28,879 75,554 93,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.85% 53.48% 55.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24,159 61,748 77,360
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £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 September 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 September 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 -3 6,773 £55,000 +10.00% 1,794
UK excluding London 0 4,868 £50,000 +11.11% 1,474
London -1 2,325 £65,000 +4.00% 450
South East 0 1,678 £50,000 +11.11% 325
North of England +1 1,280 £50,000 +11.11% 468
Work from Home +1 949 £52,500 +5.00% 309
North West 0 748 £50,000 +11.11% 296
Midlands -3 635 £47,500 +10.47% 241
South West -10 461 £47,500 +5.56% 161
Yorkshire -3 393 £47,500 +7.95% 134
West Midlands -3 364 £47,500 +5.56% 134
East of England -1 329 £52,500 +5.00% 149
Scotland +3 298 £47,500 +11.76% 77
East Midlands 0 273 £47,500 +11.76% 106
North East +4 139 £43,000 -1.15% 38
Wales 0 103 £48,500 +21.25% 36
Northern Ireland +4 92 £42,500 +13.33% 20
Channel Islands -4 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Isle of Man -4 1 £33,000 -26.67%

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 5,471 (73.95%) .NET
2 3,417 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
3 3,153 (42.62%) JavaScript
4 2,859 (38.65%) Azure
5 2,685 (36.29%) SQL
6 2,601 (35.16%) SQL Server
7 2,230 (30.14%) ASP.NET
8 1,958 (26.47%) .NET Core
9 1,953 (26.40%) MVC
10 1,832 (24.76%) HTML
11 1,782 (24.09%) AngularJS
12 1,748 (23.63%) Microsoft
13 1,672 (22.60%) CSS
14 1,613 (21.80%) Software Engineering
15 1,540 (20.82%) DevOps
16 1,423 (19.23%) TDD
17 1,422 (19.22%) .NET Framework
18 1,398 (18.90%) Finance
19 1,275 (17.23%) Microservices
20 1,261 (17.05%) React
21 1,229 (16.61%) Java
22 1,196 (16.17%) AWS
23 1,148 (15.52%) Scrum
24 1,128 (15.25%) Python
25 1,118 (15.11%) ASP.NET Web API
26 1,080 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
27 1,047 (14.15%) Git (software)
28 1,008 (13.63%) Test Automation
29 938 (12.68%) Degree
30 832 (11.25%) 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
1 224 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 200 (2.70%) IIS
3 190 (2.57%) SharePoint
4 150 (2.03%) CMS
5 117 (1.58%) Confluence
6 90 (1.22%) NServiceBus
7 85 (1.15%) Umbraco
8 50 (0.68%) Apache Spark
9 49 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
10 47 (0.64%) Apache
11 36 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
12 34 (0.46%) EPiServer
13 30 (0.41%) Kentico
14 29 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
15 23 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
16 20 (0.27%) WordPress
17 19 (0.26%) nginx
17 19 (0.26%) Sitefinity
18 18 (0.24%) DNN
19 14 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 70 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 10 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.11%) Blender
6 7 (0.095%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.081%) 3ds Max
7 6 (0.081%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.068%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.054%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.041%) Maya
10 3 (0.041%) Sketch
11 2 (0.027%) FileZilla
11 2 (0.027%) Mingle
11 2 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.014%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 180 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.34%) FINCAD Analytics
3 19 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.24%) Magento
5 16 (0.22%) Shopify
6 9 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.095%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.095%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.081%) Maximo
8 6 (0.081%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 5 (0.068%) Elite 3E
10 4 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
10 4 (0.054%) Front Arena
10 4 (0.054%) ResourceLink
10 4 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 4 (0.054%) SDL Web 8
11 3 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.041%) SAP MII
12 2 (0.027%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 2 (0.027%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 2,859 (38.65%) Azure
2 1,196 (16.17%) AWS
3 312 (4.22%) SaaS
4 246 (3.33%) GCP
5 207 (2.80%) Power Platform
6 186 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
7 172 (2.32%) Serverless
8 145 (1.96%) GitHub
9 128 (1.73%) PaaS
10 110 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
10 110 (1.49%) Office 365
11 76 (1.03%) IaaS
12 73 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
13 64 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
14 47 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
15 41 (0.55%) npm
16 40 (0.54%) Azure Functions
17 39 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 38 (0.51%) PowerApps
19 36 (0.49%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 155 (2.10%) Skype
2 150 (2.03%) HTTP
3 85 (1.15%) Internet
4 48 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 31 (0.42%) DNS
6 27 (0.36%) Firewall
7 18 (0.24%) Intranet
8 13 (0.18%) HTTPS
8 13 (0.18%) RS-232
9 12 (0.16%) RS-485
9 12 (0.16%) SSL
9 12 (0.16%) VPN
10 11 (0.15%) Network Security
10 11 (0.15%) VoIP
11 10 (0.14%) AMQP
11 10 (0.14%) SSH
12 8 (0.11%) WebEx
13 7 (0.095%) LAN
13 7 (0.095%) RTP
13 7 (0.095%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,601 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 525 (7.10%) NoSQL
3 428 (5.79%) MongoDB
4 291 (3.93%) Relational Database
5 230 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 219 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 211 (2.85%) MySQL
8 162 (2.19%) Azure SQL Database
9 154 (2.08%) Power BI
10 153 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
11 146 (1.97%) Big Data
12 139 (1.88%) SQL Server 2019
13 132 (1.78%) Redis
14 116 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 94 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
16 77 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 74 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 71 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
19 69 (0.93%) Cosmos DB
20 63 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,047 (14.15%) Git (software)
2 529 (7.15%) Selenium
3 516 (6.97%) Visual Studio
4 411 (5.56%) JIRA
5 392 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 308 (4.16%) TeamCity
7 304 (4.11%) Jenkins
8 265 (3.58%) SpecFlow
9 222 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 199 (2.69%) NUnit
11 150 (2.03%) Cucumber
12 134 (1.81%) Subversion
13 133 (1.80%) WebDriver
14 97 (1.31%) SoapUI
15 90 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
16 76 (1.03%) Moq
17 68 (0.92%) Postman
18 67 (0.91%) MSTest
19 57 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 56 (0.76%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,398 (18.90%) Finance
2 250 (3.38%) Games
3 240 (3.24%) Banking
4 229 (3.10%) Front Office
5 167 (2.26%) Retail
6 139 (1.88%) Marketing
7 121 (1.64%) Public Sector
8 120 (1.62%) Law
9 114 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 84 (1.14%) Electronics
11 70 (0.95%) Advertising
12 66 (0.89%) Telecoms
13 64 (0.87%) Back Office
14 54 (0.73%) Legal
15 45 (0.61%) Investment Banking
16 39 (0.53%) Automotive
17 38 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 33 (0.45%) Aerospace
19 28 (0.38%) Local Government
19 28 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4,652 (62.88%) Developer
2 2,077 (28.08%) .NET Developer
3 1,681 (22.72%) C# Developer
4 1,100 (14.87%) Software Developer
5 994 (13.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 847 (11.45%) Senior Developer
7 846 (11.44%) Software Engineer
8 489 (6.61%) Full Stack Developer
9 389 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 373 (5.04%) C# Software Developer
11 363 (4.91%) .NET Software Developer
12 291 (3.93%) C# Software Engineer
13 285 (3.85%) Architect
14 265 (3.58%) Lead Developer
15 257 (3.47%) Junior
16 239 (3.23%) SQL Developer
16 239 (3.23%) Web Developer
17 229 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
18 227 (3.07%) Analyst
19 216 (2.92%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,471 (73.95%) .NET
2 2,230 (30.14%) ASP.NET
3 1,958 (26.47%) .NET Core
4 1,832 (24.76%) HTML
5 1,782 (24.09%) AngularJS
6 1,672 (22.60%) CSS
7 1,422 (19.22%) .NET Framework
8 1,261 (17.05%) React
9 1,118 (15.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,080 (14.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 776 (10.49%) Web Services
12 716 (9.68%) jQuery
13 693 (9.37%) Entity Framework
14 656 (8.87%) REST
15 569 (7.69%) HTML5
15 569 (7.69%) Node.js
16 530 (7.16%) RESTful
17 468 (6.33%) Vue.js
18 445 (6.02%) ASP.NET Core
19 389 (5.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 644 (8.71%) Greenfield Project
2 387 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 266 (3.60%) Hedge funds
4 258 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 227 (3.07%) User Experience
6 210 (2.84%) Algorithms
7 186 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
8 142 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 141 (1.91%) Derivative
10 135 (1.82%) Fixed Income
11 129 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 100 (1.35%) Equities
13 91 (1.23%) Data Structures
14 67 (0.91%) Cloud Native
15 64 (0.87%) Public Cloud
16 58 (0.78%) Virtual Team
17 56 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 45 (0.61%) Management Information System
19 36 (0.49%) Mobile Games
20 33 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 661 (8.93%) Windows
2 343 (4.64%) Linux
3 228 (3.08%) Android
4 158 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 96 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 51 (0.69%) Unix
7 22 (0.30%) Windows 10
8 20 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 15 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 15 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
10 14 (0.19%) CentOS
11 12 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.095%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.081%) Debian
13 6 (0.081%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.068%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.068%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.041%) AIX
15 3 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.041%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,417 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1,953 (26.40%) MVC
3 1,613 (21.80%) Software Engineering
4 1,540 (20.82%) DevOps
5 1,423 (19.23%) TDD
6 1,275 (17.23%) Microservices
7 1,148 (15.52%) Scrum
8 1,008 (13.63%) Test Automation
9 832 (11.25%) OO
10 708 (9.57%) BDD
11 696 (9.41%) Fintech
12 673 (9.10%) Web Development
13 635 (8.58%) Mentoring
14 617 (8.34%) Computer Science
15 600 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
16 595 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
17 539 (7.29%) Unit Testing
18 486 (6.57%) SDLC
19 437 (5.91%) SOLID
20 405 (5.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3,153 (42.62%) JavaScript
2 2,685 (36.29%) SQL
3 1,229 (16.61%) Java
4 1,128 (15.25%) Python
5 727 (9.83%) C++
6 718 (9.71%) TypeScript
7 560 (7.57%) T-SQL
8 365 (4.93%) PowerShell
9 256 (3.46%) VB.NET
10 174 (2.35%) C
11 169 (2.28%) PHP
12 130 (1.76%) Ruby
13 129 (1.74%) VB
14 124 (1.68%) Go
15 97 (1.31%) R
16 94 (1.27%) Scala
17 77 (1.04%) Bash Shell
18 69 (0.93%) F#
18 69 (0.93%) PL/SQL
19 67 (0.91%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 938 (12.68%) Degree
2 316 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 192 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 100 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 98 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 75 (1.01%) ISEB
7 68 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 56 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
9 49 (0.66%) DV Cleared
10 30 (0.41%) PhD
11 26 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
12 18 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
13 16 (0.22%) Master's Degree
14 12 (0.16%) MCPD
15 11 (0.15%) MCITP
16 9 (0.12%) MCP
17 7 (0.095%) MCSA
18 6 (0.081%) CISSP
19 4 (0.054%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 468 (6.33%) QA
2 29 (0.39%) SLA
3 22 (0.30%) GDPR
4 15 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.11%) MiFID
7 6 (0.081%) EMIR
8 4 (0.054%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.054%) JTAG
9 3 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.041%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.041%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.027%) GAMP
10 2 (0.027%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.027%) NIST
10 2 (0.027%) PMO
11 1 (0.014%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.014%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.014%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.014%) MISRA C
System Software
1 787 (10.64%) Docker
2 47 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.16%) Firmware
5 11 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.11%) vSphere
7 5 (0.068%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.068%) LXC
8 3 (0.041%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.027%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.014%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.014%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.014%) HDFS
10 1 (0.014%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 548 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 168 (2.27%) Terraform
3 134 (1.81%) Ansible
4 106 (1.43%) Puppet
5 74 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (0.76%) Grafana
7 34 (0.46%) Istio
8 24 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 21 (0.28%) Kibana
10 17 (0.23%) Prometheus
11 12 (0.16%) MIIS
11 12 (0.16%) SCCM
12 9 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.12%) Control-M
12 9 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.095%) logstash
14 6 (0.081%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.054%) CloudHub
15 4 (0.054%) Mesos
15 4 (0.054%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,748 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 309 (4.18%) Oracle
3 169 (2.28%) Xamarin
4 147 (1.99%) Google
5 94 (1.27%) SAP
6 83 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
7 57 (0.77%) IBM
8 50 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 50 (0.68%) Tableau
8 50 (0.68%) VMware
9 46 (0.62%) Sitecore
10 34 (0.46%) Apple
11 30 (0.41%) Splunk
12 27 (0.36%) Bloomberg
13 23 (0.31%) Blue Prism
13 23 (0.31%) UiPath
14 19 (0.26%) Databricks
15 18 (0.24%) Telerik
16 17 (0.23%) Automation Anywhere
16 17 (0.23%) ServiceNow