Period
to 20 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 29207 30180 33705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 15.31% 15.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.91% 29.21% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26042 27413 30758
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97646 103311 111035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.58% 52.40% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 80814 89424 94539
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for C# in the UK

C#
Top 17 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 August 2017. 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 +2 27341 £45,000 - 1869
UK excluding London +2 19220 £41,000 +2.50% 1351
London +3 9531 £57,500 +4.55% 608
South East +2 5722 £42,500 - 343
North of England +2 4512 £40,000 - 398
Midlands +4 3034 £40,000 - 211
North West +1 2551 £40,000 - 229
East of England +2 2505 £45,000 +5.88% 148
South West +2 2048 £40,000 - 156
West Midlands +5 1936 £40,000 +6.67% 92
Yorkshire 0 1742 £40,000 - 157
East Midlands -1 1111 £40,000 - 119
Scotland +3 1023 £40,000 - 73
Wales +5 369 £37,500 +7.14% 20
North East +1 223 £37,500 +6.76% 12
Northern Ireland 0 60 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Isle of Man - 5 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for C#.

1 22734 (77.84%) .NET
2 14493 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
3 14093 (48.25%) ASP.NET
4 13876 (47.51%) SQL Server
5 13111 (44.89%) MVC
6 12482 (42.74%) JavaScript
7 11465 (39.25%) SQL
8 10114 (34.63%) HTML
9 8902 (30.48%) CSS
10 8350 (28.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7425 (25.42%) Microsoft
12 7256 (24.84%) TDD
13 6846 (23.44%) AngularJS
14 5923 (20.28%) Finance
15 5368 (18.38%) .NET Framework
16 5105 (17.48%) jQuery
17 5103 (17.47%) Scrum
18 5049 (17.29%) ASP.NET Web API
19 4981 (17.05%) Java
20 4595 (15.73%) WCF
21 4352 (14.90%) Software Engineering
22 4305 (14.74%) Degree
23 4219 (14.45%) OO
24 3863 (13.23%) Web Services
25 3744 (12.82%) Web Development
26 3630 (12.43%) BDD
27 3528 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
28 3453 (11.82%) Windows
29 3396 (11.63%) HTML5
30 3349 (11.47%) Visual Studio

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 1127 (3.86%) CMS
2 1069 (3.66%) IIS
3 993 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 616 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
5 611 (2.09%) Umbraco
6 428 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 409 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 242 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 236 (0.81%) Apache
10 234 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 230 (0.79%) EPiServer
12 195 (0.67%) Confluence
13 194 (0.66%) Tomcat
14 160 (0.55%) NServiceBus
15 124 (0.42%) Kentico
16 116 (0.40%) WebSphere
17 106 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
18 97 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 91 (0.31%) WordPress
20 81 (0.28%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 583 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 392 (1.34%) Microsoft Office
3 108 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 65 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 57 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 51 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 37 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 32 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 16 (0.055%) Chatbot
9 16 (0.055%) InfoPath
10 13 (0.045%) Maya
10 13 (0.045%) SPSS
11 11 (0.038%) 3ds Max
12 10 (0.034%) Simulink
13 9 (0.031%) HipChat
14 8 (0.027%) Autodesk Inventor
14 8 (0.027%) Fireworks
14 8 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
15 7 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (0.024%) InVision
Business Applications
1 676 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 66 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 27 (0.092%) Visualfiles
5 24 (0.082%) Magento
6 23 (0.079%) Endur
7 19 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
8 17 (0.058%) SDL Web 8
8 17 (0.058%) Summit
9 15 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
10 14 (0.048%) Teamcenter
11 13 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
12 12 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
12 12 (0.041%) Sage 200
13 9 (0.031%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 9 (0.031%) SAP ERP
13 9 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
14 8 (0.027%) Maximo
14 8 (0.027%) Movex
14 8 (0.027%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3528 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1806 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
3 872 (2.99%) SaaS
4 513 (1.76%) GitHub
5 279 (0.96%) Office 365
6 210 (0.72%) PaaS
7 146 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 107 (0.37%) Google Play
9 105 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
10 95 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
11 82 (0.28%) IaaS
12 69 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
13 59 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 55 (0.19%) Amazon S3
15 53 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
16 42 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
16 42 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
16 42 (0.14%) Force.com
17 39 (0.13%) Slack
18 35 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 642 (2.20%) Internet
2 379 (1.30%) HTTP
3 217 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 175 (0.60%) Intranet
5 130 (0.45%) Broadband
6 100 (0.34%) DNS
7 89 (0.30%) Firewall
8 68 (0.23%) Wireless
9 62 (0.21%) SSL
10 57 (0.20%) Ethernet
10 57 (0.20%) SMS
11 54 (0.18%) Network Security
12 41 (0.14%) RS-232
12 41 (0.14%) Skype
13 38 (0.13%) Extranet
14 34 (0.12%) FTP
15 33 (0.11%) Bluetooth
16 29 (0.099%) DHCP
17 27 (0.092%) ATM
18 25 (0.086%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13876 (47.51%) SQL Server
2 2051 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 1544 (5.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 1471 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1453 (4.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1257 (4.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 1180 (4.04%) MongoDB
7 1180 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 1168 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 952 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 872 (2.99%) MySQL
11 610 (2.09%) Big Data
12 483 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 423 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
14 414 (1.42%) Redis
15 320 (1.10%) RDBMS
16 310 (1.06%) Hadoop
17 304 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
18 250 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
19 216 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3349 (11.47%) Visual Studio
2 2873 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 2399 (8.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1852 (6.34%) NUnit
5 1661 (5.69%) Selenium
6 1242 (4.25%) TeamCity
7 1133 (3.88%) Subversion
8 987 (3.38%) JIRA
9 932 (3.19%) Jenkins
10 761 (2.61%) SpecFlow
11 690 (2.36%) Moq
12 641 (2.19%) Rhino Mocks
13 611 (2.09%) WebDriver
14 601 (2.06%) Cucumber
15 588 (2.01%) Octopus Deploy
16 524 (1.79%) MSTest
17 343 (1.17%) JUnit
18 307 (1.05%) Jasmine
19 264 (0.90%) MSBuild
20 262 (0.90%) JMeter
General
1 5923 (20.28%) Finance
2 1911 (6.54%) Banking
3 1249 (4.28%) Retail
4 1084 (3.71%) Marketing
5 1034 (3.54%) Games
6 911 (3.12%) Investment Banking
7 761 (2.61%) Front Office
8 648 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 614 (2.10%) Advertising
10 538 (1.84%) Electronics
11 513 (1.76%) Manufacturing
12 338 (1.16%) Retail Banking
13 328 (1.12%) Legal
14 273 (0.93%) Back Office
15 206 (0.71%) Automotive
16 205 (0.70%) Financial Institution
17 179 (0.61%) Law
18 163 (0.56%) Publishing
19 144 (0.49%) Music Industry
20 125 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21617 (74.01%) Developer
2 12044 (41.24%) .NET Developer
3 10248 (35.09%) C# Developer
4 6559 (22.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 3735 (12.79%) Software Developer
6 3641 (12.47%) Senior Developer
7 3440 (11.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3014 (10.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2248 (7.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2197 (7.52%) Software Engineer
11 1942 (6.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1928 (6.60%) C# Software Developer
13 1806 (6.18%) SQL Developer
14 1791 (6.13%) .NET Software Developer
15 1647 (5.64%) Senior C# Developer
16 1563 (5.35%) Web Developer
17 1404 (4.81%) Junior
18 1228 (4.20%) Junior Developer
19 1168 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
20 1161 (3.98%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22734 (77.84%) .NET
2 14093 (48.25%) ASP.NET
3 10114 (34.63%) HTML
4 8902 (30.48%) CSS
5 8350 (28.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6846 (23.44%) AngularJS
7 5368 (18.38%) .NET Framework
8 5105 (17.48%) jQuery
9 5049 (17.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4595 (15.73%) WCF
11 3863 (13.23%) Web Services
12 3396 (11.63%) HTML5
13 3197 (10.95%) Entity Framework
14 3016 (10.33%) WPF
15 2751 (9.42%) RESTful
16 2525 (8.65%) XML
17 2500 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 2383 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 2237 (7.66%) Node.js
20 1854 (6.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2697 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 2457 (8.41%) Greenfield Project
3 1631 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 1105 (3.78%) User Experience
5 978 (3.35%) Mobile App
6 922 (3.16%) Fintech
7 890 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
8 573 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 423 (1.45%) Derivative
10 379 (1.30%) Hedge funds
11 371 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 327 (1.12%) iPad
13 324 (1.11%) N-Tier
14 291 (1.00%) Management Information System
15 267 (0.91%) Data Structures
15 267 (0.91%) Equities
16 247 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 246 (0.84%) Fixed Income
18 207 (0.71%) Social Media
19 182 (0.62%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3453 (11.82%) Windows
2 1331 (4.56%) Linux
3 1110 (3.80%) Android
4 838 (2.87%) Apple iOS
5 465 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 418 (1.43%) Unix
7 146 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 134 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 77 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 68 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 63 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 59 (0.20%) Mac OS
13 47 (0.16%) Solaris
14 44 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
15 38 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 34 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 30 (0.10%) Windows XP
18 21 (0.072%) Windows 8
19 20 (0.068%) AIX
20 17 (0.058%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14493 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13111 (44.89%) MVC
3 7256 (24.84%) TDD
4 5103 (17.47%) Scrum
5 4352 (14.90%) Software Engineering
6 4219 (14.45%) OO
7 3744 (12.82%) Web Development
8 3630 (12.43%) BDD
9 3191 (10.93%) Test Automation
10 3155 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
11 2774 (9.50%) SDLC
12 2473 (8.47%) Web Application Development
13 2168 (7.42%) Unit Testing
14 1914 (6.55%) OOP
15 1634 (5.59%) SOLID
16 1620 (5.55%) Mentoring
17 1455 (4.98%) DevOps
18 1427 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
19 1314 (4.50%) Multithreading
20 1295 (4.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12482 (42.74%) JavaScript
2 11465 (39.25%) SQL
3 4981 (17.05%) Java
4 3079 (10.54%) C++
5 2985 (10.22%) T-SQL
6 2425 (8.30%) Python
7 1984 (6.79%) VB.NET
8 1641 (5.62%) Ruby
9 1082 (3.70%) C
10 938 (3.21%) VB
11 910 (3.12%) PHP
12 901 (3.08%) PowerShell
13 854 (2.92%) TypeScript
14 417 (1.43%) PL/SQL
15 401 (1.37%) F#
16 385 (1.32%) VBA
17 364 (1.25%) Scala
18 354 (1.21%) Perl
19 264 (0.90%) Objective-C
20 223 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4305 (14.74%) Degree
2 1239 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 491 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 468 (1.60%) Security Cleared
5 329 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 308 (1.05%) ISEB
7 284 (0.97%) PhD
7 284 (0.97%) SC Cleared
8 203 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
9 112 (0.38%) MCP
10 106 (0.36%) MCSD
11 103 (0.35%) Master's Degree
12 96 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 92 (0.31%) PMI Certification
14 75 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 66 (0.23%) MCTS
16 57 (0.20%) HND
17 56 (0.19%) MCAD
18 54 (0.18%) PMP
19 33 (0.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1413 (4.84%) QA
2 125 (0.43%) SLA
3 72 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 67 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 53 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 50 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 36 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 32 (0.11%) MiFID
9 27 (0.092%) ISO 14001
9 27 (0.092%) SEPA
10 21 (0.072%) PMO
11 18 (0.062%) Basel III
11 18 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 16 (0.055%) GDPR
13 11 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 10 (0.034%) MISRA
15 9 (0.031%) JTAG
16 6 (0.021%) ISO 13485
16 6 (0.021%) MISRA C
16 6 (0.021%) WAI
System Software
1 382 (1.31%) Docker
2 246 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 103 (0.35%) Firmware
4 99 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 18 (0.062%) Apache Flume
8 15 (0.051%) VirtualBox
9 13 (0.045%) vSphere
10 9 (0.031%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.021%) HDFS
13 5 (0.017%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.017%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.014%) LXC
14 4 (0.014%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.014%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.010%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.010%) Xen
Systems Management
1 338 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 309 (1.06%) Puppet
3 207 (0.71%) Ansible
4 192 (0.66%) Kibana
5 92 (0.31%) Terraform
6 85 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
7 74 (0.25%) Kubernetes
8 71 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 69 (0.24%) WSUS
10 60 (0.21%) logstash
11 52 (0.18%) Packer
12 49 (0.17%) Salt
13 48 (0.16%) Control-M
13 48 (0.16%) Opsview
14 39 (0.13%) Nagios
15 36 (0.12%) Grafana
16 29 (0.099%) SCOM
17 27 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 21 (0.072%) ZABBIX
19 18 (0.062%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7425 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 1713 (5.87%) Oracle
3 708 (2.42%) Xamarin
4 569 (1.95%) Google
5 543 (1.86%) Sitecore
6 455 (1.56%) SAP
7 373 (1.28%) Facebook
8 179 (0.61%) IBM
9 158 (0.54%) VMware
10 152 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
11 144 (0.49%) Telerik
12 134 (0.46%) Apple
13 128 (0.44%) Twitter
14 119 (0.41%) HP
15 115 (0.39%) Tableau
16 105 (0.36%) Atlassian
16 105 (0.36%) Bloomberg
17 104 (0.36%) Sony
17 104 (0.36%) Sybase
18 101 (0.35%) Splunk