Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 9,600 20,095 25,183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.71% 16.10% 16.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.40% 29.74% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9,791 18,437 23,354
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 37,790 67,558 82,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 57.89% 54.12% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31,867 56,230 68,750
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021. 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 -4 8,530 £52,500 +5.00% 2,059
UK excluding London 0 6,394 £50,000 +11.11% 1,700
London -3 2,762 £65,000 - 560
South East -2 2,063 £52,500 +10.53% 363
Work from Home -3 1,852 £52,500 +5.00% 450
North of England -1 1,547 £50,000 +11.11% 524
Midlands -2 882 £47,500 +11.76% 305
North West 0 794 £50,000 +11.11% 314
South West -3 742 £45,000 - 154
Yorkshire -4 608 £50,000 +11.11% 167
Scotland +1 531 £47,500 +5.56% 125
West Midlands -3 485 £47,500 +5.56% 160
East of England -1 411 £50,000 - 146
East Midlands -3 396 £47,500 +11.76% 144
Wales +4 151 £45,000 +3.45% 49
North East +1 145 £47,500 +9.20% 43
Northern Ireland -5 69 £45,000 +5.88% 35
Channel Islands +5 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Isle of Man -14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, 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 6,837 (71.22%) .NET
2 4,342 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4,106 (42.77%) JavaScript
4 4,002 (41.69%) Azure
5 3,751 (39.07%) SQL
6 2,909 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 2,784 (29.00%) .NET Core
8 2,386 (24.85%) ASP.NET
9 2,356 (24.54%) DevOps
10 2,316 (24.13%) MVC
11 2,285 (23.80%) HTML
12 2,245 (23.39%) CSS
13 2,129 (22.18%) Software Engineering
14 2,072 (21.58%) Microsoft
15 1,985 (20.68%) AngularJS
16 1,716 (17.88%) TDD
17 1,703 (17.74%) React
18 1,670 (17.40%) .NET Framework
19 1,667 (17.36%) Finance
20 1,651 (17.20%) Java
21 1,571 (16.36%) Python
22 1,524 (15.88%) AWS
23 1,460 (15.21%) Microservices
24 1,457 (15.18%) Test Automation
25 1,329 (13.84%) Scrum
26 1,246 (12.98%) Git (software)
27 1,174 (12.23%) Docker
28 1,149 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web API
29 1,080 (11.25%) Degree
30 1,044 (10.88%) 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
1 267 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 263 (2.74%) CMS
3 247 (2.57%) IIS
4 192 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 152 (1.58%) Confluence
6 132 (1.38%) Umbraco
7 128 (1.33%) NServiceBus
8 101 (1.05%) Apache Spark
9 83 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 62 (0.65%) EPiServer
11 57 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 57 (0.59%) nginx
12 51 (0.53%) Apache
13 38 (0.40%) Kentico
14 29 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
14 29 (0.30%) WordPress
15 22 (0.23%) JBoss
16 16 (0.17%) ColdFusion
17 11 (0.11%) Drupal
17 11 (0.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 88 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.16%) InVision
4 15 (0.16%) Sketch
5 13 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.13%) Adobe XD
6 12 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.052%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.052%) Simulink
9 5 (0.052%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.052%) SPSS
10 4 (0.042%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.042%) Maya
10 4 (0.042%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.042%) Zeplin
11 2 (0.021%) Figma
Business Applications
1 210 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 18 (0.19%) nopCommerce
5 16 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
7 9 (0.094%) Summit
8 8 (0.083%) FINCAD Analytics
8 8 (0.083%) Magento
9 6 (0.063%) Elite 3E
10 5 (0.052%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.042%) Maximo
11 4 (0.042%) MoSes
11 4 (0.042%) Sentinel
12 3 (0.031%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 3 (0.031%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.031%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.031%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 4,002 (41.69%) Azure
2 1,524 (15.88%) AWS
3 525 (5.47%) SaaS
4 387 (4.03%) GCP
5 321 (3.34%) PaaS
6 314 (3.27%) Serverless
7 242 (2.52%) Power Platform
8 207 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
9 161 (1.68%) IaaS
10 137 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 137 (1.43%) GitHub
11 121 (1.26%) Azure Functions
11 121 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
12 105 (1.09%) Office 365
13 99 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
14 90 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
15 85 (0.89%) Datadog
16 76 (0.79%) Logic Apps
17 65 (0.68%) npm
18 59 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 189 (1.97%) HTTP
2 147 (1.53%) Skype
3 90 (0.94%) Internet
4 42 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.24%) Firewall
6 21 (0.22%) Intranet
7 17 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 14 (0.15%) Wireless
9 13 (0.14%) DNS
10 12 (0.13%) LAN
11 11 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 11 (0.11%) VPN
12 10 (0.10%) Network Security
12 10 (0.10%) WEP
12 10 (0.10%) Wireshark
13 9 (0.094%) FTP
13 9 (0.094%) SSH
14 8 (0.083%) Bluetooth
15 7 (0.073%) RTP
15 7 (0.073%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,909 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 690 (7.19%) NoSQL
3 427 (4.45%) MongoDB
4 358 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 313 (3.26%) MySQL
6 252 (2.63%) Redis
7 247 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 246 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
9 230 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 207 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 204 (2.13%) Big Data
12 156 (1.63%) Power BI
13 149 (1.55%) Cosmos DB
14 117 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 108 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 99 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 64 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 62 (0.65%) Hadoop
19 56 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
20 48 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,246 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 788 (8.21%) Selenium
3 592 (6.17%) Visual Studio
4 476 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 471 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 420 (4.38%) JIRA
7 367 (3.82%) TeamCity
8 339 (3.53%) SpecFlow
9 267 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 249 (2.59%) NUnit
11 194 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
12 171 (1.78%) WebDriver
13 162 (1.69%) Cucumber
14 140 (1.46%) Subversion
15 137 (1.43%) Postman
16 113 (1.18%) Bitbucket
17 102 (1.06%) Cypress.io
18 85 (0.89%) JMeter
19 79 (0.82%) MSTest
20 74 (0.77%) Eclipse
General
1 1,667 (17.36%) Finance
2 322 (3.35%) Front Office
2 322 (3.35%) Games
3 227 (2.36%) Marketing
4 217 (2.26%) Retail
5 194 (2.02%) Public Sector
6 177 (1.84%) Banking
7 138 (1.44%) Law
8 128 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 107 (1.11%) Electronics
10 101 (1.05%) Back Office
11 97 (1.01%) Advertising
12 73 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 60 (0.63%) Legal
14 58 (0.60%) Publishing
15 46 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 42 (0.44%) Aerospace
16 42 (0.44%) Investment Banking
17 41 (0.43%) Automotive
18 36 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6,125 (63.80%) Developer
2 2,579 (26.86%) .NET Developer
3 2,097 (21.84%) C# Developer
4 1,515 (15.78%) Software Developer
5 1,405 (14.64%) Senior Developer
6 1,179 (12.28%) Software Engineer
7 1,126 (11.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 721 (7.51%) Full Stack Developer
9 649 (6.76%) Senior .NET Developer
10 559 (5.82%) C# Software Developer
11 534 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
12 491 (5.11%) Senior C# Developer
13 347 (3.61%) Azure Developer
14 345 (3.59%) SQL Developer
15 341 (3.55%) C# Software Engineer
16 337 (3.51%) Senior Software Developer
17 323 (3.36%) Lead Developer
18 291 (3.03%) Junior
19 290 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
20 284 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,837 (71.22%) .NET
2 2,784 (29.00%) .NET Core
3 2,386 (24.85%) ASP.NET
4 2,285 (23.80%) HTML
5 2,245 (23.39%) CSS
6 1,985 (20.68%) AngularJS
7 1,703 (17.74%) React
8 1,670 (17.40%) .NET Framework
9 1,149 (11.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,011 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
11 911 (9.49%) jQuery
12 853 (8.89%) REST
13 810 (8.44%) Entity Framework
14 792 (8.25%) Web Services
15 706 (7.35%) HTML5
16 696 (7.25%) Vue.js
17 663 (6.91%) Node.js
18 585 (6.09%) RESTful
19 480 (5.00%) ASP.NET Core
20 430 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 717 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
2 497 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 401 (4.18%) Mobile App
4 363 (3.78%) User Experience
5 317 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
6 228 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 225 (2.34%) Hedge funds
8 218 (2.27%) Algorithms
9 160 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 152 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 140 (1.46%) Equities
12 137 (1.43%) Derivative
13 111 (1.16%) Fixed Income
14 106 (1.10%) N-Tier
15 91 (0.95%) Management Information System
16 88 (0.92%) Cloud Native
17 77 (0.80%) Virtual Team
18 74 (0.77%) EPoS
19 62 (0.65%) Public Cloud
20 52 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 721 (7.51%) Windows
2 472 (4.92%) Linux
3 252 (2.63%) Android
4 189 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 142 (1.48%) Windows Server
6 59 (0.61%) Unix
7 25 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 23 (0.24%) CentOS
9 17 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 15 (0.16%) Mac OS X
10 15 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.10%) AIX
12 10 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (0.10%) VMS
12 10 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
13 8 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.031%) Debian
16 2 (0.021%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,342 (45.23%) Agile Software Development
2 2,356 (24.54%) DevOps
3 2,316 (24.13%) MVC
4 2,129 (22.18%) Software Engineering
5 1,716 (17.88%) TDD
6 1,460 (15.21%) Microservices
7 1,457 (15.18%) Test Automation
8 1,329 (13.84%) Scrum
9 1,044 (10.88%) OO
10 901 (9.39%) Mentoring
11 784 (8.17%) BDD
12 772 (8.04%) Problem-Solving
13 760 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
14 758 (7.90%) Web Development
15 732 (7.63%) Unit Testing
16 729 (7.59%) SDLC
17 673 (7.01%) Fintech
18 656 (6.83%) Computer Science
19 604 (6.29%) SOLID
20 505 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,106 (42.77%) JavaScript
2 3,751 (39.07%) SQL
3 1,651 (17.20%) Java
4 1,571 (16.36%) Python
5 977 (10.18%) C++
6 961 (10.01%) TypeScript
7 630 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 512 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 320 (3.33%) Go
10 304 (3.17%) VB.NET
11 292 (3.04%) PHP
12 269 (2.80%) C
13 251 (2.61%) Ruby
14 216 (2.25%) VB
15 161 (1.68%) Bash Shell
16 152 (1.58%) Scala
17 96 (1.00%) VBA
18 94 (0.98%) Kotlin
19 79 (0.82%) Perl
20 76 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,080 (11.25%) Degree
2 338 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 226 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 146 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 134 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 106 (1.10%) ISEB
7 90 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
8 64 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 46 (0.48%) PhD
10 43 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 35 (0.36%) Master's Degree
13 33 (0.34%) HNC
14 28 (0.29%) HND
15 21 (0.22%) CIW
16 20 (0.21%) OCA
16 20 (0.21%) OCP
16 20 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
17 9 (0.094%) ISEB Practitioner
17 9 (0.094%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 704 (7.33%) QA
2 35 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (0.36%) SLA
3 34 (0.35%) GDPR
4 20 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.15%) WAI
6 13 (0.14%) MiFID
7 12 (0.13%) EMIR
8 11 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
9 10 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 10 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.094%) WCAG
11 8 (0.083%) ISO 13485
12 7 (0.073%) NIST
13 5 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.052%) JTAG
13 5 (0.052%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.021%) PMO
15 1 (0.010%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,174 (12.23%) Docker
2 67 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.25%) Firmware
5 8 (0.083%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.031%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.031%) LXC
8 3 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.010%) Gluster
9 1 (0.010%) HDFS
9 1 (0.010%) KVM
9 1 (0.010%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.010%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 917 (9.55%) Kubernetes
2 480 (5.00%) Terraform
3 252 (2.63%) Ansible
4 177 (1.84%) Puppet
5 140 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 95 (0.99%) Grafana
7 68 (0.71%) Prometheus
8 32 (0.33%) Istio
9 31 (0.32%) Kibana
10 24 (0.25%) Fortio
10 24 (0.25%) Kiali
10 24 (0.25%) MIIS
10 24 (0.25%) ZABBIX
11 14 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
12 13 (0.14%) Rancher
13 11 (0.11%) SCCM
14 10 (0.10%) Rundeck
15 9 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (0.094%) Packer
16 8 (0.083%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2,072 (21.58%) Microsoft
2 364 (3.79%) Oracle
3 249 (2.59%) Xamarin
4 188 (1.96%) Google
5 108 (1.13%) Sitecore
6 93 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 84 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 80 (0.83%) SAP
9 66 (0.69%) VMware
10 60 (0.63%) Nintex
11 47 (0.49%) Databricks
12 39 (0.41%) New Relic
13 38 (0.40%) Apple
13 38 (0.40%) IBM
13 38 (0.40%) SaltStack
14 33 (0.34%) Adobe
15 32 (0.33%) Ceridian
16 28 (0.29%) Splunk
17 27 (0.28%) Telerik
18 25 (0.26%) DevExpress