Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 30,100 29,227 30,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.30% 16.88% 15.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.84% 30.53% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 26,446 26,319 27,412
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 97,603 95,730 104,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.28% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,227 80,792 90,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 28,153 £47,500 +5.56% 3,870
UK excluding London 0 19,849 £42,500 +6.25% 3,031
London +1 9,716 £60,000 +4.35% 1,092
South East -1 6,273 £45,000 +5.88% 796
North of England +1 4,596 £42,500 +6.25% 752
Midlands 0 2,953 £42,500 +6.25% 555
South West +2 2,314 £42,500 +6.25% 348
North West -1 2,310 £42,500 +6.25% 407
East of England -1 2,257 £45,000 +2.27% 327
Yorkshire 0 1,872 £42,500 +6.25% 280
West Midlands 0 1,666 £42,500 +6.25% 284
East Midlands +2 1,281 £40,000 - 269
Scotland 0 1,040 £43,000 +7.50% 152
North East +1 417 £42,500 +13.33% 65
Wales +1 343 £40,000 +6.67% 71
Northern Ireland +7 94 £37,500 +10.29% 28
Isle of Man -1 5 £40,250 +15.00% 2

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22,738 (75.54%) .NET
2 15,027 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
3 13,169 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 12,956 (43.04%) SQL Server
5 12,878 (42.78%) ASP.NET
6 12,102 (40.21%) MVC
7 11,851 (39.37%) SQL
8 9,462 (31.44%) HTML
9 8,223 (27.32%) CSS
10 7,790 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7,743 (25.72%) Microsoft
12 7,473 (24.83%) AngularJS
13 7,356 (24.44%) TDD
14 6,006 (19.95%) Finance
15 5,581 (18.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5,395 (17.92%) .NET Framework
17 5,392 (17.91%) Java
18 5,376 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
19 5,259 (17.47%) Scrum
20 5,148 (17.10%) Software Engineering
21 4,443 (14.76%) jQuery
22 4,236 (14.07%) WCF
23 4,073 (13.53%) BDD
24 3,946 (13.11%) OO
25 3,883 (12.90%) Git (software)
26 3,847 (12.78%) Degree
27 3,601 (11.96%) Web Services
28 3,553 (11.80%) RESTful
29 3,532 (11.73%) Test Automation
30 3,466 (11.51%) Continuous Integration

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 1,114 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 938 (3.12%) CMS
3 841 (2.79%) IIS
4 759 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 677 (2.25%) Umbraco
6 373 (1.24%) Confluence
7 314 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 305 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 301 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 255 (0.85%) Apache Spark
11 251 (0.83%) EPiServer
12 199 (0.66%) NServiceBus
13 196 (0.65%) Tomcat
14 195 (0.65%) Apache
15 146 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
16 125 (0.42%) Kentico
17 97 (0.32%) WebSphere
18 87 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 71 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
20 66 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 469 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 216 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 71 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 54 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 52 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 46 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 34 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 33 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 32 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 21 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
11 18 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
12 14 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 14 (0.047%) GNU Octave
12 14 (0.047%) Maya
13 10 (0.033%) Simulink
14 9 (0.030%) AutoCAD
15 8 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
15 8 (0.027%) InDesign
15 8 (0.027%) Revit
16 7 (0.023%) Blender
Business Applications
1 829 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 92 (0.31%) thinkFolio
3 76 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 71 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 61 (0.20%) Markit EDM
6 52 (0.17%) Front Arena
7 48 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
8 47 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
9 41 (0.14%) NetSuite
10 17 (0.056%) Bloomberg AIM
10 17 (0.056%) Distributed Ledger
10 17 (0.056%) Magento
11 15 (0.050%) Epicor Tropos
11 15 (0.050%) R3 Corda
12 14 (0.047%) Infor M3
12 14 (0.047%) MetaTrader
12 14 (0.047%) SAP Business One
13 13 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
14 12 (0.040%) Elite 3E
15 11 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5,376 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,457 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 814 (2.70%) SaaS
4 422 (1.40%) Office 365
5 411 (1.37%) GitHub
6 376 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
7 370 (1.23%) PaaS
8 293 (0.97%) IaaS
9 272 (0.90%) Serverless
10 259 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
11 236 (0.78%) npm
12 155 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
13 122 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
14 105 (0.35%) NuGet
15 103 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
16 91 (0.30%) Google Play
17 89 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
18 76 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
19 72 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
20 70 (0.23%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 610 (2.03%) Internet
2 409 (1.36%) HTTP
3 211 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 194 (0.64%) SMS
5 169 (0.56%) Intranet
6 147 (0.49%) Firewall
7 130 (0.43%) DNS
8 120 (0.40%) Broadband
9 110 (0.37%) SSL
10 97 (0.32%) Hyperconnected
11 68 (0.23%) VPN
12 54 (0.18%) FTP
13 51 (0.17%) Skype
14 37 (0.12%) Bluetooth
15 36 (0.12%) Network Security
16 32 (0.11%) Wireless
17 28 (0.093%) DHCP
18 26 (0.086%) VoIP
19 24 (0.080%) WAN
20 23 (0.076%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12,956 (43.04%) SQL Server
2 2,349 (7.80%) SQL Server 2016
3 2,227 (7.40%) NoSQL
4 1,287 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,227 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 1,175 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,067 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 886 (2.94%) Big Data
9 801 (2.66%) MySQL
10 642 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 610 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 600 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
13 515 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 444 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
15 442 (1.47%) Power BI
16 362 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
17 360 (1.20%) RDBMS
18 323 (1.07%) Hadoop
19 281 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
20 278 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3,883 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 3,114 (10.35%) Visual Studio
3 2,101 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,928 (6.41%) Selenium
5 1,413 (4.69%) NUnit
6 1,295 (4.30%) Jenkins
7 1,242 (4.13%) JIRA
8 1,161 (3.86%) TeamCity
9 770 (2.56%) SpecFlow
10 701 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 692 (2.30%) Subversion
12 658 (2.19%) Cucumber
13 609 (2.02%) WebDriver
14 545 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
15 465 (1.54%) MSTest
16 427 (1.42%) Moq
17 384 (1.28%) Jasmine
18 372 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
19 314 (1.04%) SoapUI
20 284 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6,006 (19.95%) Finance
2 1,412 (4.69%) Banking
3 1,392 (4.62%) Retail
4 1,133 (3.76%) Marketing
5 1,111 (3.69%) Advertising
6 1,036 (3.44%) Games
7 630 (2.09%) Front Office
8 575 (1.91%) Manufacturing
9 521 (1.73%) Investment Banking
10 458 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 381 (1.27%) Financial Institution
12 357 (1.19%) Electronics
13 298 (0.99%) Legal
14 296 (0.98%) Law
15 230 (0.76%) Automotive
16 205 (0.68%) Back Office
17 154 (0.51%) Music Industry
18 84 (0.28%) Publishing
19 79 (0.26%) Aerospace
20 70 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21,518 (71.49%) Developer
2 11,427 (37.96%) .NET Developer
3 9,418 (31.29%) C# Developer
4 5,723 (19.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 4,120 (13.69%) Software Developer
6 3,350 (11.13%) Senior Developer
7 2,530 (8.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,407 (8.00%) Software Engineer
9 2,334 (7.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2,137 (7.10%) C# Software Developer
11 1,862 (6.19%) .NET Software Developer
12 1,773 (5.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 1,707 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
14 1,593 (5.29%) SQL Developer
15 1,454 (4.83%) Junior
16 1,441 (4.79%) Senior C# Developer
17 1,387 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
18 1,232 (4.09%) Junior Developer
19 1,206 (4.01%) Web Developer
20 1,144 (3.80%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22,738 (75.54%) .NET
2 12,878 (42.78%) ASP.NET
3 9,462 (31.44%) HTML
4 8,223 (27.32%) CSS
5 7,790 (25.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7,473 (24.83%) AngularJS
7 5,581 (18.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5,395 (17.92%) .NET Framework
9 4,443 (14.76%) jQuery
10 4,236 (14.07%) WCF
11 3,601 (11.96%) Web Services
12 3,553 (11.80%) RESTful
13 3,209 (10.66%) Entity Framework
14 3,043 (10.11%) HTML5
15 2,796 (9.29%) WPF
16 2,509 (8.34%) Node.js
17 2,397 (7.96%) React
18 2,348 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 2,127 (7.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 2,127 (7.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2,863 (9.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2,438 (8.10%) Computer Science
3 1,614 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 1,200 (3.99%) User Experience
5 1,116 (3.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1,084 (3.60%) Fintech
7 984 (3.27%) Mobile App
8 786 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
9 623 (2.07%) Algorithms
10 463 (1.54%) Hedge funds
11 444 (1.48%) Equities
12 340 (1.13%) Fixed Income
13 337 (1.12%) Derivative
14 330 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 319 (1.06%) Management Information System
16 314 (1.04%) Data Structures
17 227 (0.75%) Client/Server
18 215 (0.71%) N-Tier
19 184 (0.61%) Tandem
20 170 (0.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3,249 (10.79%) Windows
2 1,353 (4.50%) Linux
3 855 (2.84%) Android
4 620 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 457 (1.52%) Unix
6 418 (1.39%) Windows Server
7 106 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 67 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 48 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 47 (0.16%) Ubuntu
12 42 (0.14%) VMS
12 42 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 41 (0.14%) CentOS
14 40 (0.13%) Solaris
15 38 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 36 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
17 31 (0.10%) AIX
18 28 (0.093%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,027 (49.92%) Agile Software Development
2 12,102 (40.21%) MVC
3 7,356 (24.44%) TDD
4 5,259 (17.47%) Scrum
5 5,148 (17.10%) Software Engineering
6 4,073 (13.53%) BDD
7 3,946 (13.11%) OO
8 3,532 (11.73%) Test Automation
9 3,466 (11.51%) Continuous Integration
10 3,283 (10.91%) Web Development
11 3,103 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
12 2,686 (8.92%) Web Application Development
13 2,675 (8.89%) SDLC
14 2,332 (7.75%) Unit Testing
15 2,173 (7.22%) DevOps
16 1,750 (5.81%) Microservices
17 1,710 (5.68%) Mentoring
18 1,635 (5.43%) OOP
19 1,598 (5.31%) SOLID
20 1,502 (4.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13,169 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 11,851 (39.37%) SQL
3 5,392 (17.91%) Java
4 3,061 (10.17%) C++
5 2,898 (9.63%) Python
6 2,828 (9.40%) T-SQL
7 1,823 (6.06%) Ruby
8 1,696 (5.63%) VB.NET
9 1,210 (4.02%) PowerShell
10 1,127 (3.74%) C
11 1,125 (3.74%) TypeScript
12 1,066 (3.54%) PHP
13 823 (2.73%) VB
14 506 (1.68%) Scala
15 427 (1.42%) Perl
16 414 (1.38%) VBA
17 404 (1.34%) PL/SQL
18 328 (1.09%) F#
19 279 (0.93%) Bash Shell
20 199 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 3,847 (12.78%) Degree
2 1,062 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 586 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 453 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 343 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 244 (0.81%) ISEB
7 240 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 210 (0.70%) PhD
9 184 (0.61%) Master's Degree
10 148 (0.49%) DV Cleared
11 130 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
12 71 (0.24%) MCSE
13 54 (0.18%) MCSD
14 53 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 52 (0.17%) MCPD
16 51 (0.17%) CCNA
16 51 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
17 50 (0.17%) MCTS
18 47 (0.16%) HND
18 47 (0.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,869 (6.21%) QA
2 124 (0.41%) SLA
3 86 (0.29%) GDPR
4 82 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 57 (0.19%) GCP
6 54 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 49 (0.16%) MiFID
8 48 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 38 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 24 (0.080%) PMO
11 15 (0.050%) EMIR
12 14 (0.047%) MISRA
13 13 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
14 9 (0.030%) MISRA C
14 9 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 8 (0.027%) GAMP
15 8 (0.027%) ISO 13485
16 7 (0.023%) IEC 61131
16 7 (0.023%) WCAG
17 6 (0.020%) HAZOP
System Software
1 960 (3.19%) Docker
2 324 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 144 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 116 (0.39%) Firmware
5 81 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 64 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 50 (0.17%) vSphere
8 26 (0.086%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.053%) HDFS
9 16 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.033%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.017%) GridGain
13 4 (0.013%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.013%) LXC
13 4 (0.013%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.013%) Xen
14 3 (0.010%) ACF2
14 3 (0.010%) OpenDJ
14 3 (0.010%) RACF
Systems Management
1 369 (1.23%) Puppet
2 365 (1.21%) Ansible
3 363 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 285 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 204 (0.68%) Kibana
6 172 (0.57%) Terraform
7 71 (0.24%) Salt
8 64 (0.21%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 62 (0.21%) WSUS
10 57 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 45 (0.15%) SCCM
12 37 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
13 35 (0.12%) logstash
13 35 (0.12%) Packer
14 34 (0.11%) Consul
14 34 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
15 32 (0.11%) Nagios
15 32 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
16 31 (0.10%) ZABBIX
17 30 (0.100%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7,743 (25.72%) Microsoft
2 1,487 (4.94%) Oracle
3 930 (3.09%) Google
4 849 (2.82%) Xamarin
5 472 (1.57%) Sitecore
6 416 (1.38%) Facebook
7 382 (1.27%) SAP
8 376 (1.25%) Capita
9 275 (0.91%) Tableau
10 244 (0.81%) Twitter
11 175 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
12 160 (0.53%) VMware
13 156 (0.52%) IBM
14 151 (0.50%) Atlassian
15 124 (0.41%) HP
16 116 (0.39%) Sybase
17 105 (0.35%) Apple
18 99 (0.33%) Telerik
19 90 (0.30%) Charles River
20 83 (0.28%) DevExpress