Period
to 4 August 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 4 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
4 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 10,098 21,993 29,466
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.38% 17.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.92% 28.64% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9,499 20,220 27,590
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,529
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.06% +9.27%

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 37,512 76,798 96,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.36% 53.69% 55.80%
Number of salaries quoted 30,790 62,994 80,127
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,425
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -2 9,228 £52,500 +5.00% 1,526
UK excluding London 0 6,493 £47,500 +5.56% 1,318
London -1 3,299 £67,500 +8.00% 335
South East +1 2,265 £50,000 +11.11% 322
North of England +1 1,667 £47,500 +5.56% 375
Work from Home +2 964 £50,000 - 274
North West +1 918 £50,000 +11.11% 230
Midlands -3 826 £45,000 +4.05% 233
South West -4 660 £47,500 +5.56% 139
Yorkshire 0 603 £45,000 +4.65% 104
West Midlands -3 489 £45,000 - 125
East of England -1 453 £50,000 - 120
Scotland +1 386 £45,000 +5.88% 71
East Midlands +1 335 £42,500 - 107
North East +1 146 £42,500 -3.41% 41
Wales 0 142 £45,000 +12.50% 45
Northern Ireland +2 99 £43,750 +9.38% 15
Channel Islands -5 7 £65,000 +1.96%
Isle of Man -3 4 £47,500 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7,457 (73.85%) .NET
2 4,781 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
3 4,382 (43.39%) JavaScript
4 3,761 (37.24%) Azure
5 3,675 (36.39%) SQL
6 3,494 (34.60%) SQL Server
7 3,137 (31.07%) ASP.NET
8 2,818 (27.91%) MVC
9 2,525 (25.00%) HTML
10 2,511 (24.87%) .NET Core
11 2,509 (24.85%) AngularJS
12 2,295 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 2,282 (22.60%) CSS
14 2,075 (20.55%) Software Engineering
15 1,995 (19.76%) .NET Framework
16 1,960 (19.41%) TDD
17 1,870 (18.52%) Finance
18 1,793 (17.76%) Java
19 1,768 (17.51%) DevOps
20 1,704 (16.87%) Scrum
21 1,674 (16.58%) AWS
22 1,641 (16.25%) React
23 1,561 (15.46%) Microservices
24 1,525 (15.10%) ASP.NET Web API
25 1,517 (15.02%) Python
26 1,475 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
27 1,422 (14.08%) Test Automation
28 1,380 (13.67%) Degree
29 1,372 (13.59%) Git (software)
30 1,100 (10.89%) 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
1 364 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
2 274 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 243 (2.41%) IIS
4 175 (1.73%) CMS
5 165 (1.63%) Confluence
6 122 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 71 (0.70%) Apache Spark
8 64 (0.63%) Apache
9 62 (0.61%) NServiceBus
10 52 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 50 (0.50%) EPiServer
12 44 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
13 43 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 37 (0.37%) Kentico
15 32 (0.32%) nginx
16 24 (0.24%) Sitefinity
17 23 (0.23%) WordPress
18 21 (0.21%) DNN
19 18 (0.18%) JBoss
19 18 (0.18%) Jupyter
Applications
1 123 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 65 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 22 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.099%) S-PLUS
7 9 (0.089%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.069%) Blender
9 6 (0.059%) 3ds Max
9 6 (0.059%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.050%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.040%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.040%) MS Visio
12 3 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.030%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.030%) Sketch
12 3 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.020%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.020%) Mingle
13 2 (0.020%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 199 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.37%) FINCAD Analytics
3 32 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.22%) Magento
5 17 (0.17%) Shopify
6 11 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
7 9 (0.089%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 8 (0.079%) SDL Web 8
9 6 (0.059%) Maximo
10 5 (0.050%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.050%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.040%) Exchequer
11 4 (0.040%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.040%) Infor M3
11 4 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.040%) ResourceLink
12 3 (0.030%) MIS ActiveH
12 3 (0.030%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,761 (37.24%) Azure
2 1,674 (16.58%) AWS
3 441 (4.37%) SaaS
4 311 (3.08%) GCP
5 293 (2.90%) Power Platform
6 268 (2.65%) Serverless
7 219 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
8 198 (1.96%) GitHub
9 194 (1.92%) PaaS
10 129 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
11 104 (1.03%) Office 365
12 100 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
13 76 (0.75%) IaaS
14 69 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
15 68 (0.67%) Azure Functions
16 54 (0.53%) Logic Apps
17 44 (0.44%) Amazon S3
17 44 (0.44%) NuGet
17 44 (0.44%) PowerApps
18 41 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 178 (1.76%) Internet
2 154 (1.53%) HTTP
3 111 (1.10%) Skype
4 79 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 63 (0.62%) Firewall
6 41 (0.41%) DNS
7 35 (0.35%) Intranet
8 24 (0.24%) VPN
9 23 (0.23%) SSL
9 23 (0.23%) Wireshark
10 21 (0.21%) VoIP
11 17 (0.17%) MQTT
12 15 (0.15%) RS-232
13 14 (0.14%) Bluetooth
13 14 (0.14%) RS-485
14 12 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (0.11%) LAN
16 10 (0.099%) Network Security
16 10 (0.099%) Structured Cabling
17 9 (0.089%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,494 (34.60%) SQL Server
2 614 (6.08%) MongoDB
3 586 (5.80%) NoSQL
4 376 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 358 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 317 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 309 (3.06%) MySQL
8 267 (2.64%) SQL Server 2019
9 253 (2.51%) Power BI
10 206 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
11 205 (2.03%) Big Data
12 192 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
13 172 (1.70%) Redis
14 161 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
15 155 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
16 144 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 124 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
18 114 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 114 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
19 113 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1,372 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 788 (7.80%) Visual Studio
3 708 (7.01%) Selenium
4 473 (4.68%) JIRA
5 469 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 425 (4.21%) Jenkins
7 373 (3.69%) TeamCity
8 370 (3.66%) SpecFlow
9 301 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 300 (2.97%) NUnit
11 226 (2.24%) Cucumber
12 206 (2.04%) WebDriver
13 173 (1.71%) Subversion
14 152 (1.51%) SoapUI
15 113 (1.12%) Moq
16 110 (1.09%) Postman
17 107 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
18 90 (0.89%) JUnit
19 88 (0.87%) JMeter
19 88 (0.87%) MSTest
General
1 1,870 (18.52%) Finance
2 383 (3.79%) Banking
3 338 (3.35%) Games
4 314 (3.11%) Retail
5 287 (2.84%) Front Office
6 173 (1.71%) Law
6 173 (1.71%) Marketing
7 163 (1.61%) Public Sector
8 151 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 89 (0.88%) Back Office
10 82 (0.81%) Electronics
10 82 (0.81%) Legal
11 80 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 76 (0.75%) Automotive
13 75 (0.74%) Investment Banking
14 68 (0.67%) Aerospace
15 66 (0.65%) Advertising
16 54 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 44 (0.44%) Local Government
18 26 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 6,639 (65.75%) Developer
2 2,941 (29.12%) .NET Developer
3 2,406 (23.83%) C# Developer
4 1,577 (15.62%) Software Developer
5 1,380 (13.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,130 (11.19%) Senior Developer
7 1,038 (10.28%) Software Engineer
8 636 (6.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 513 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 498 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
11 492 (4.87%) .NET Software Developer
12 437 (4.33%) Junior
13 368 (3.64%) Junior Developer
14 362 (3.58%) Lead Developer
15 360 (3.57%) Architect
16 349 (3.46%) Analyst
17 322 (3.19%) C# Software Engineer
18 315 (3.12%) SQL Developer
19 311 (3.08%) Web Developer
20 299 (2.96%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,457 (73.85%) .NET
2 3,137 (31.07%) ASP.NET
3 2,525 (25.00%) HTML
4 2,511 (24.87%) .NET Core
5 2,509 (24.85%) AngularJS
6 2,282 (22.60%) CSS
7 1,995 (19.76%) .NET Framework
8 1,641 (16.25%) React
9 1,525 (15.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,475 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,100 (10.89%) Web Services
12 1,027 (10.17%) jQuery
13 1,010 (10.00%) Entity Framework
14 861 (8.53%) Node.js
15 829 (8.21%) REST
16 782 (7.74%) HTML5
17 691 (6.84%) RESTful
18 654 (6.48%) Vue.js
19 579 (5.73%) XML
20 494 (4.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 894 (8.85%) Greenfield Project
2 553 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 362 (3.58%) User Experience
4 324 (3.21%) Mobile App
5 309 (3.06%) Hedge funds
6 254 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
7 240 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 215 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 166 (1.64%) Derivative
10 158 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 152 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 146 (1.45%) Data Structures
13 105 (1.04%) Equities
14 99 (0.98%) Cloud Native
15 76 (0.75%) Client/Server
16 74 (0.73%) Management Information System
16 74 (0.73%) Public Cloud
17 72 (0.71%) Virtual Team
18 37 (0.37%) Reinsurance
19 36 (0.36%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 886 (8.77%) Windows
2 503 (4.98%) Linux
3 288 (2.85%) Android
4 233 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 108 (1.07%) Windows Server
6 80 (0.79%) Unix
7 25 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 24 (0.24%) CentOS
8 24 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 22 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 20 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 13 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 12 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
14 10 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (0.089%) VMS
15 9 (0.089%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.069%) Debian
17 6 (0.059%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (0.059%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,781 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
2 2,818 (27.91%) MVC
3 2,075 (20.55%) Software Engineering
4 1,960 (19.41%) TDD
5 1,768 (17.51%) DevOps
6 1,704 (16.87%) Scrum
7 1,561 (15.46%) Microservices
8 1,422 (14.08%) Test Automation
9 1,100 (10.89%) OO
10 1,004 (9.94%) BDD
11 927 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
12 901 (8.92%) Computer Science
12 901 (8.92%) Fintech
13 860 (8.52%) Web Development
14 855 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
15 781 (7.73%) Mentoring
16 706 (6.99%) Unit Testing
17 703 (6.96%) SDLC
18 535 (5.30%) SOLID
19 529 (5.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,382 (43.39%) JavaScript
2 3,675 (36.39%) SQL
3 1,793 (17.76%) Java
4 1,517 (15.02%) Python
5 1,021 (10.11%) TypeScript
6 1,016 (10.06%) C++
7 769 (7.62%) T-SQL
8 444 (4.40%) PowerShell
9 398 (3.94%) VB.NET
10 340 (3.37%) C
11 261 (2.58%) PHP
12 211 (2.09%) Ruby
13 184 (1.82%) VB
14 160 (1.58%) Go
14 160 (1.58%) R
15 149 (1.48%) Scala
16 119 (1.18%) Bash Shell
17 113 (1.12%) F#
17 113 (1.12%) VBA
18 102 (1.01%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,380 (13.67%) Degree
2 473 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 313 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 171 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 140 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 103 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 96 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 88 (0.87%) ISEB
9 42 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
10 30 (0.30%) PhD
11 21 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
12 16 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (0.14%) Master's Degree
14 12 (0.12%) CISSP
14 12 (0.12%) DBS Check
14 12 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
15 11 (0.11%) HND
15 11 (0.11%) MCITP
16 10 (0.099%) MCPD
17 9 (0.089%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 676 (6.69%) QA
2 37 (0.37%) GDPR
2 37 (0.37%) SLA
3 32 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.099%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.089%) MiFID
7 7 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.059%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.050%) DICOM
9 5 (0.050%) EMIR
10 4 (0.040%) IEC 62304
11 3 (0.030%) HL7
11 3 (0.030%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.020%) Basel II
12 2 (0.020%) GAMP
12 2 (0.020%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.020%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.020%) JTAG
12 2 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 963 (9.54%) Docker
2 74 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.22%) Firmware
5 15 (0.15%) vSphere
6 14 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.059%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.050%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.040%) ISA Server
9 4 (0.040%) LXC
9 4 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.040%) Xen
10 3 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.030%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.020%) ACF2
11 2 (0.020%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.020%) Postfix
11 2 (0.020%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 633 (6.27%) Kubernetes
2 154 (1.53%) Ansible
3 150 (1.49%) Terraform
4 106 (1.05%) Puppet
5 101 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (0.51%) Grafana
7 47 (0.47%) Kibana
8 29 (0.29%) Istio
9 15 (0.15%) Prometheus
9 15 (0.15%) SCCM
10 12 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.11%) HP ALM
11 11 (0.11%) ZABBIX
12 9 (0.089%) logstash
12 9 (0.089%) MIIS
13 7 (0.069%) Control-M
13 7 (0.069%) QRadar
13 7 (0.069%) Rancher
14 6 (0.059%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2,295 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 413 (4.09%) Oracle
3 260 (2.57%) Xamarin
4 204 (2.02%) Google
5 112 (1.11%) SAP
6 100 (0.99%) Tableau
7 91 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 89 (0.88%) IBM
9 67 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 62 (0.61%) Sitecore
11 61 (0.60%) VMware
12 41 (0.41%) Bloomberg
13 39 (0.39%) Splunk
14 38 (0.38%) Databricks
15 36 (0.36%) Apple
16 35 (0.35%) TIBCO
17 26 (0.26%) Blue Prism
17 26 (0.26%) HP
17 26 (0.26%) Telerik
18 25 (0.25%) ServiceNow