Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 30,076 28,327 32,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.13% 16.33% 15.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.75% 30.47% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26,601 25,808 29,038
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 97,823 92,957 109,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.72% 53.60% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82,197 79,594 94,531
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 0 28,218 £45,000 - 3,783
UK excluding London 0 20,236 £42,500 +6.25% 2,870
London +2 9,366 £57,500 +4.55% 1,134
South East +1 6,794 £43,000 +1.18% 709
North of England 0 4,543 £42,500 +6.25% 782
Midlands 0 2,898 £40,000 - 479
East of England +1 2,541 £45,000 +5.88% 359
North West +1 2,385 £42,500 +6.25% 399
South West -1 2,068 £42,500 +4.94% 320
Yorkshire +2 1,826 £42,500 +6.25% 314
West Midlands +2 1,590 £40,000 - 244
East Midlands +2 1,310 £40,000 - 235
Scotland 0 993 £40,000 - 134
North East +1 335 £42,000 +10.53% 69
Wales +1 330 £40,000 +6.67% 61
Northern Ireland +6 90 £35,500 +4.41% 26
Isle of Man 0 4 £45,000 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 23,054 (76.65%) .NET
2 15,331 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
3 13,816 (45.94%) ASP.NET
4 13,392 (44.53%) SQL Server
5 13,042 (43.36%) JavaScript
6 13,017 (43.28%) MVC
7 11,776 (39.15%) SQL
8 9,710 (32.28%) HTML
9 8,478 (28.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8,466 (28.15%) CSS
11 7,870 (26.17%) TDD
12 7,533 (25.05%) Microsoft
13 7,150 (23.77%) AngularJS
14 5,634 (18.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5,562 (18.49%) .NET Framework
16 5,466 (18.17%) Scrum
17 5,448 (18.11%) Finance
18 5,051 (16.79%) WCF
19 4,878 (16.22%) jQuery
20 4,877 (16.22%) Software Engineering
21 4,874 (16.21%) Java
22 4,371 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
23 4,287 (14.25%) BDD
24 4,066 (13.52%) OO
25 3,925 (13.05%) Degree
26 3,842 (12.77%) RESTful
27 3,768 (12.53%) Git (software)
28 3,565 (11.85%) Web Services
29 3,551 (11.81%) Web Development
30 3,340 (11.11%) Web Application Development

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 1,262 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 1,036 (3.44%) CMS
3 984 (3.27%) IIS
4 753 (2.50%) Umbraco
5 673 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 440 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
7 364 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 312 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
9 261 (0.87%) Apache Spark
10 259 (0.86%) Confluence
11 254 (0.84%) EPiServer
12 191 (0.64%) NServiceBus
13 159 (0.53%) Apache
14 157 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
15 101 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 100 (0.33%) Kentico
17 98 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 97 (0.32%) Apache Solr
19 88 (0.29%) Sitefinity
20 66 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 419 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 312 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 94 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 44 (0.15%) InfoPath
4 44 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 39 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
8 25 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
9 24 (0.080%) Chatbot
10 12 (0.040%) SOLIDWORKS
11 9 (0.030%) 3ds Max
11 9 (0.030%) Doxygen
12 7 (0.023%) Maya
13 6 (0.020%) Blender
14 5 (0.017%) InDesign
14 5 (0.017%) Simulink
14 5 (0.017%) SPSS
15 4 (0.013%) CPLEX
15 4 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 938 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
4 54 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 53 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 42 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 34 (0.11%) Infor M3
8 31 (0.10%) Epicor Tropos
9 28 (0.093%) Magento
10 24 (0.080%) MetaTrader
11 23 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
12 19 (0.063%) Markit EDM
13 17 (0.057%) Scribe Insight
14 16 (0.053%) SAP Business One
15 15 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 13 (0.043%) Visualfiles
17 12 (0.040%) Elite 3E
17 12 (0.040%) Unit4 Business World
18 11 (0.037%) Eagle PACE
18 11 (0.037%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4,371 (14.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,105 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
3 759 (2.52%) SaaS
4 445 (1.48%) Office 365
5 386 (1.28%) GitHub
6 332 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
7 299 (0.99%) PaaS
8 212 (0.70%) IaaS
9 195 (0.65%) npm
10 157 (0.52%) Serverless
11 147 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
12 144 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 111 (0.37%) Google Play
14 75 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
15 74 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
16 72 (0.24%) Amazon S3
17 62 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
18 48 (0.16%) OneDrive
19 44 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
20 42 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 755 (2.51%) Internet
2 332 (1.10%) HTTP
3 208 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 192 (0.64%) Intranet
5 163 (0.54%) Broadband
5 163 (0.54%) SMS
6 118 (0.39%) Hyperconnected
7 97 (0.32%) Firewall
7 97 (0.32%) SSL
8 75 (0.25%) DNS
9 58 (0.19%) VPN
10 55 (0.18%) Network Security
11 53 (0.18%) Wireless
12 46 (0.15%) HTTPS
13 34 (0.11%) FTP
14 31 (0.10%) Skype
15 30 (0.100%) Bluetooth
16 29 (0.096%) AMQP
17 28 (0.093%) SMTP
18 27 (0.090%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13,392 (44.53%) SQL Server
2 2,397 (7.97%) NoSQL
3 2,198 (7.31%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,466 (4.87%) SQL Server 2014
5 1,231 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 1,209 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1,097 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 903 (3.00%) Relational Database
9 848 (2.82%) MySQL
10 719 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 698 (2.32%) Big Data
12 565 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 406 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 340 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
15 321 (1.07%) Power BI
16 313 (1.04%) Hadoop
16 313 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
17 270 (0.90%) Oracle Database
18 264 (0.88%) RDBMS
19 258 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3,768 (12.53%) Git (software)
2 3,252 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 2,167 (7.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,755 (5.84%) Selenium
5 1,701 (5.66%) NUnit
6 1,134 (3.77%) Jenkins
7 1,076 (3.58%) JIRA
8 1,069 (3.55%) TeamCity
9 870 (2.89%) Subversion
10 718 (2.39%) Rhino Mocks
11 701 (2.33%) Cucumber
12 700 (2.33%) Moq
13 691 (2.30%) SpecFlow
14 641 (2.13%) WebDriver
15 607 (2.02%) MSTest
16 573 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
17 285 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
18 279 (0.93%) JUnit
19 276 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 265 (0.88%) MSBuild
General
1 5,448 (18.11%) Finance
2 1,334 (4.44%) Retail
3 1,299 (4.32%) Banking
4 1,150 (3.82%) Advertising
5 1,144 (3.80%) Games
6 1,061 (3.53%) Marketing
7 534 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 527 (1.75%) Front Office
9 467 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 440 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 359 (1.19%) Electronics
12 332 (1.10%) Legal
13 256 (0.85%) Law
14 252 (0.84%) Back Office
15 239 (0.79%) Music Industry
16 229 (0.76%) Financial Institution
17 163 (0.54%) Automotive
18 131 (0.44%) Retail Banking
19 106 (0.35%) Publishing
20 102 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21,946 (72.97%) Developer
2 12,097 (40.22%) .NET Developer
3 9,406 (31.27%) C# Developer
4 5,928 (19.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 4,086 (13.59%) Software Developer
6 3,402 (11.31%) Senior Developer
7 2,966 (9.86%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,730 (9.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2,352 (7.82%) Software Engineer
10 2,075 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
11 2,041 (6.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1,912 (6.36%) .NET Software Developer
13 1,773 (5.90%) SQL Developer
14 1,725 (5.74%) Senior .NET Developer
15 1,544 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
16 1,542 (5.13%) Junior
17 1,466 (4.87%) Web Developer
18 1,309 (4.35%) Junior Developer
19 1,165 (3.87%) Full Stack Developer
20 1,119 (3.72%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23,054 (76.65%) .NET
2 13,816 (45.94%) ASP.NET
3 9,710 (32.28%) HTML
4 8,478 (28.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8,466 (28.15%) CSS
6 7,150 (23.77%) AngularJS
7 5,634 (18.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5,562 (18.49%) .NET Framework
9 5,051 (16.79%) WCF
10 4,878 (16.22%) jQuery
11 3,842 (12.77%) RESTful
12 3,565 (11.85%) Web Services
13 3,277 (10.90%) HTML5
14 3,259 (10.84%) Entity Framework
15 3,205 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 3,194 (10.62%) WPF
17 3,032 (10.08%) Node.js
18 2,584 (8.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 2,305 (7.66%) XML
20 2,006 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2,860 (9.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2,577 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 1,579 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1,111 (3.69%) User Experience
5 1,066 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1,008 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 976 (3.25%) Fintech
8 618 (2.05%) Algorithms
9 405 (1.35%) Hedge funds
10 368 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 272 (0.90%) Management Information System
12 261 (0.87%) N-Tier
13 256 (0.85%) Equities
14 253 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 232 (0.77%) Tandem
16 221 (0.73%) Social Network
17 218 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 183 (0.61%) Social Media
19 182 (0.61%) Derivative
20 160 (0.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3,301 (10.98%) Windows
2 1,334 (4.44%) Linux
3 965 (3.21%) Android
4 718 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 461 (1.53%) Windows Server
6 420 (1.40%) Unix
7 100 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 90 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 74 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 65 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 43 (0.14%) Debian
12 43 (0.14%) Ubuntu
13 31 (0.10%) CentOS
13 31 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
14 30 (0.100%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (0.100%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 29 (0.096%) Windows Phone
16 28 (0.093%) Nucleus RTOS
17 23 (0.076%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,331 (50.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13,017 (43.28%) MVC
3 7,870 (26.17%) TDD
4 5,466 (18.17%) Scrum
5 4,877 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 4,287 (14.25%) BDD
7 4,066 (13.52%) OO
8 3,551 (11.81%) Web Development
9 3,340 (11.11%) Web Application Development
10 3,304 (10.99%) Test Automation
11 3,045 (10.12%) Continuous Integration
12 2,572 (8.55%) SDLC
13 2,156 (7.17%) Unit Testing
14 1,804 (6.00%) OOP
15 1,773 (5.90%) DevOps
16 1,525 (5.07%) Mentoring
17 1,516 (5.04%) SOLID
18 1,507 (5.01%) Microservices
19 1,495 (4.97%) Kanban
20 1,339 (4.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13,042 (43.36%) JavaScript
2 11,776 (39.15%) SQL
3 4,874 (16.21%) Java
4 3,097 (10.30%) C++
5 2,908 (9.67%) T-SQL
6 2,591 (8.61%) Python
7 2,222 (7.39%) Ruby
8 1,831 (6.09%) VB.NET
9 1,095 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 1,070 (3.56%) C
11 1,060 (3.52%) PHP
12 905 (3.01%) TypeScript
13 902 (3.00%) VB
14 457 (1.52%) Scala
15 427 (1.42%) F#
16 396 (1.32%) PL/SQL
17 346 (1.15%) Perl
18 297 (0.99%) VBA
19 245 (0.81%) Bash Shell
20 207 (0.69%) Go
Qualifications
1 3,925 (13.05%) Degree
2 1,029 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 532 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 444 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 289 (0.96%) SC Cleared
6 234 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 233 (0.77%) ISEB
8 225 (0.75%) PhD
9 130 (0.43%) MCP
10 124 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
11 114 (0.38%) MCSD
12 90 (0.30%) Master's Degree
13 79 (0.26%) MCAD
14 75 (0.25%) MCPD
15 59 (0.20%) CISSP
16 57 (0.19%) DV Cleared
17 53 (0.18%) GIAC
18 52 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 51 (0.17%) MCTS
20 40 (0.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,743 (5.80%) QA
2 158 (0.53%) SLA
3 70 (0.23%) GDPR
4 58 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 57 (0.19%) MiFID
6 46 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 38 (0.13%) PMO
8 36 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 28 (0.093%) EMIR
9 28 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (0.063%) ISO 13485
11 17 (0.057%) WCAG
12 14 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
12 14 (0.047%) GCP
13 12 (0.040%) MISRA
13 12 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 11 (0.037%) MISRA C
15 10 (0.033%) Basel III
16 9 (0.030%) GAMP
16 9 (0.030%) TickIT
System Software
1 814 (2.71%) Docker
2 271 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 99 (0.33%) Firmware
4 92 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 72 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 28 (0.093%) Apache Flume
7 28 (0.093%) HDFS
8 27 (0.090%) vSphere
9 18 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.037%) DFS Replication
11 11 (0.037%) Terminal Server
12 8 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.023%) NFS
13 7 (0.023%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.020%) VirtualBox
14 6 (0.020%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.017%) Kamailio
16 4 (0.013%) Samba
Systems Management
1 391 (1.30%) Puppet
2 329 (1.09%) Ansible
3 308 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
4 274 (0.91%) Kibana
5 215 (0.71%) Kubernetes
6 157 (0.52%) Terraform
7 122 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 121 (0.40%) WSUS
9 66 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 61 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 49 (0.16%) logstash
12 39 (0.13%) Consul
13 38 (0.13%) Mesos
14 37 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
15 36 (0.12%) Packer
16 34 (0.11%) Graphite
16 34 (0.11%) SCCM
17 32 (0.11%) Nagios
18 30 (0.100%) Single Sign-On
19 27 (0.090%) Salt
Vendors
1 7,533 (25.05%) Microsoft
2 1,514 (5.03%) Oracle
3 984 (3.27%) Google
4 612 (2.03%) Xamarin
5 529 (1.76%) Sitecore
6 519 (1.73%) Facebook
7 296 (0.98%) SAP
8 286 (0.95%) Twitter
9 274 (0.91%) Capita
10 233 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 193 (0.64%) VMware
12 180 (0.60%) Tableau
13 169 (0.56%) Apple
14 154 (0.51%) Telerik
15 143 (0.48%) HP
16 124 (0.41%) IBM
17 123 (0.41%) Sony
18 114 (0.38%) Sybase
19 113 (0.38%) Yahoo!
20 110 (0.37%) Atlassian