Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 19,442 25,181 29,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.96% 16.74% 17.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.49% 30.47% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16,562 21,648 26,591
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +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 65,923 82,637 98,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.11% 54.92% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 54,431 68,353 82,571
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for C# in the UK

C#
Top 18 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 23 February 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 0 17,798 £50,000 - 3,885
UK excluding London -1 12,439 £45,000 - 3,210
London -5 6,501 £65,000 +4.00% 986
South East +1 4,419 £47,500 +5.56% 811
North of England 0 2,817 £45,000 - 861
Midlands 0 1,730 £43,500 +3.57% 567
North West -1 1,533 £45,000 -0.28% 489
South West -1 1,429 £45,000 +5.88% 361
Yorkshire +2 1,111 £45,000 +5.88% 305
West Midlands +1 976 £45,000 +5.88% 288
East of England -1 878 £50,000 +5.26% 298
Scotland +2 762 £45,000 - 175
East Midlands +1 750 £42,500 +6.25% 279
Wales -2 255 £42,500 +6.25% 84
North East -1 174 £45,000 +8.43% 67
Northern Ireland 0 151 £45,000 +12.50% 54
Channel Islands - 6 £65,000 - 2
Isle of Man - 6 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 14,333 (73.72%) .NET
2 9,028 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8,773 (45.12%) JavaScript
4 7,392 (38.02%) SQL
5 6,961 (35.80%) SQL Server
6 6,849 (35.23%) ASP.NET
7 6,292 (32.36%) Azure
8 6,188 (31.83%) MVC
9 5,244 (26.97%) HTML
10 4,756 (24.46%) CSS
11 4,728 (24.32%) AngularJS
12 4,557 (23.44%) Microsoft
13 3,749 (19.28%) Software Engineering
14 3,638 (18.71%) .NET Core
15 3,578 (18.40%) Java
16 3,496 (17.98%) TDD
17 3,495 (17.98%) .NET Framework
18 3,485 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
19 3,469 (17.84%) Finance
20 3,312 (17.04%) Scrum
21 3,091 (15.90%) ASP.NET Web API
22 2,878 (14.80%) AWS
23 2,652 (13.64%) DevOps
24 2,498 (12.85%) React
25 2,430 (12.50%) Python
26 2,429 (12.49%) Degree
27 2,411 (12.40%) Test Automation
28 2,358 (12.13%) Git (software)
29 2,315 (11.91%) Web Services
30 2,187 (11.25%) jQuery

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
1 536 (2.76%) IIS
2 530 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
3 478 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 392 (2.02%) CMS
5 324 (1.67%) Confluence
6 236 (1.21%) Umbraco
7 143 (0.74%) EPiServer
8 119 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 117 (0.60%) Apache Spark
10 104 (0.53%) Apache
11 103 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
12 62 (0.32%) Tomcat
13 56 (0.29%) Kentico
14 55 (0.28%) nginx
15 54 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
16 50 (0.26%) ArcGIS
17 49 (0.25%) WordPress
18 48 (0.25%) NServiceBus
19 43 (0.22%) Sitefinity
20 41 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 196 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 154 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 49 (0.25%) Chatbot
5 33 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 29 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 22 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 18 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.046%) Photoshop
11 8 (0.041%) Simulink
12 6 (0.031%) Stateflow
13 5 (0.026%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.021%) 3ds Max
14 4 (0.021%) S-PLUS
15 3 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
16 2 (0.010%) CINEMA 4D
16 2 (0.010%) CPLEX
16 2 (0.010%) LightWave 3D
16 2 (0.010%) Maya
Business Applications
1 381 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 98 (0.50%) FINCAD Analytics
3 84 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 44 (0.23%) thinkFolio
5 32 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (0.13%) LatentZero
7 24 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 22 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 18 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
10 17 (0.087%) Distributed Ledger
11 15 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 14 (0.072%) Endur
13 13 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
14 12 (0.062%) Raiser's Edge
15 10 (0.051%) Magento
16 9 (0.046%) Elite 3E
16 9 (0.046%) Visualfiles
17 8 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
17 8 (0.041%) SAP ERP
17 8 (0.041%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6,292 (32.36%) Azure
2 2,878 (14.80%) AWS
3 791 (4.07%) SaaS
4 457 (2.35%) Power Platform
5 444 (2.28%) GCP
6 391 (2.01%) PaaS
7 389 (2.00%) Serverless
8 374 (1.92%) GitHub
9 269 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
10 214 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 179 (0.92%) Office 365
12 155 (0.80%) IaaS
13 112 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
14 108 (0.56%) npm
15 107 (0.55%) Azure Functions
16 91 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
17 69 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
18 68 (0.35%) PowerApps
19 65 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
20 53 (0.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 338 (1.74%) Internet
2 189 (0.97%) HTTP
3 164 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 136 (0.70%) Firewall
5 96 (0.49%) DNS
6 75 (0.39%) Intranet
7 54 (0.28%) Wireshark
8 48 (0.25%) SSL
9 38 (0.20%) FTP
10 30 (0.15%) Broadband
11 28 (0.14%) VPN
12 22 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (0.11%) WAN
14 19 (0.098%) SMTP
14 19 (0.098%) Software-Defined Networking
14 19 (0.098%) Wireless
15 18 (0.093%) MQTT
16 17 (0.087%) Skype
16 17 (0.087%) SNMP
17 16 (0.082%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,961 (35.80%) SQL Server
2 980 (5.04%) NoSQL
3 752 (3.87%) Relational Database
4 731 (3.76%) MongoDB
5 713 (3.67%) MySQL
6 667 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 657 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 584 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 447 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 407 (2.09%) Big Data
11 390 (2.01%) Power BI
12 342 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 323 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
14 290 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 260 (1.34%) SQL Server 2019
15 260 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 238 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 231 (1.19%) Redis
18 205 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 188 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 2,358 (12.13%) Git (software)
2 1,609 (8.28%) Visual Studio
3 1,187 (6.11%) Selenium
4 1,020 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 867 (4.46%) JIRA
6 743 (3.82%) Jenkins
7 601 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 540 (2.78%) SpecFlow
9 526 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
10 513 (2.64%) NUnit
11 417 (2.14%) WebDriver
12 365 (1.88%) Cucumber
13 338 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 295 (1.52%) Subversion
15 224 (1.15%) Bitbucket
16 214 (1.10%) SoapUI
17 203 (1.04%) Postman
18 163 (0.84%) JMeter
19 157 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 153 (0.79%) Maven
General
1 3,469 (17.84%) Finance
2 827 (4.25%) Banking
3 708 (3.64%) Retail
4 586 (3.01%) Front Office
5 543 (2.79%) Games
6 448 (2.30%) Marketing
7 316 (1.63%) Public Sector
8 270 (1.39%) Legal
9 249 (1.28%) Law
10 248 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 181 (0.93%) Automotive
12 173 (0.89%) Telecoms
13 148 (0.76%) Advertising
14 147 (0.76%) Investment Banking
15 146 (0.75%) Aerospace
16 134 (0.69%) Electronics
17 118 (0.61%) Back Office
18 77 (0.40%) Military
19 73 (0.38%) Financial Institution
20 49 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13,286 (68.34%) Developer
2 5,867 (30.18%) .NET Developer
3 5,298 (27.25%) C# Developer
4 2,988 (15.37%) Software Developer
5 2,837 (14.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 2,385 (12.27%) Senior Developer
7 1,875 (9.64%) Software Engineer
8 1,184 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
9 1,055 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1,040 (5.35%) C# Software Developer
11 960 (4.94%) Junior
12 858 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
13 816 (4.20%) ASP.NET Developer
14 797 (4.10%) Junior Developer
15 760 (3.91%) Senior C# Developer
16 729 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 728 (3.74%) SQL Developer
18 709 (3.65%) Web Developer
19 667 (3.43%) Analyst
20 628 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14,333 (73.72%) .NET
2 6,849 (35.23%) ASP.NET
3 5,244 (26.97%) HTML
4 4,756 (24.46%) CSS
5 4,728 (24.32%) AngularJS
6 3,638 (18.71%) .NET Core
7 3,495 (17.98%) .NET Framework
8 3,485 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3,091 (15.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2,498 (12.85%) React
11 2,315 (11.91%) Web Services
12 2,187 (11.25%) jQuery
13 1,873 (9.63%) Entity Framework
14 1,667 (8.57%) REST
15 1,516 (7.80%) RESTful
16 1,483 (7.63%) HTML5
17 1,456 (7.49%) Node.js
18 1,319 (6.78%) WCF
19 1,175 (6.04%) XML
20 1,012 (5.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,773 (9.12%) Greenfield Project
2 995 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 737 (3.79%) User Experience
4 658 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 569 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
6 510 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
7 489 (2.52%) Hedge funds
8 432 (2.22%) Algorithms
9 340 (1.75%) Derivative
10 302 (1.55%) Fixed Income
11 258 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 224 (1.15%) Cloud Native
13 203 (1.04%) Equities
14 186 (0.96%) Virtual Team
15 172 (0.88%) Management Information System
16 167 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 124 (0.64%) Client/Server
18 121 (0.62%) Robotics
19 107 (0.55%) Equity Derivative
20 97 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,899 (9.77%) Windows
2 902 (4.64%) Linux
3 485 (2.49%) Android
4 428 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 222 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 183 (0.94%) Unix
7 69 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 59 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 51 (0.26%) VMS
10 48 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 45 (0.23%) CentOS
12 34 (0.17%) Windows 7
13 33 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
14 27 (0.14%) tvOS
15 22 (0.11%) Windows XP
16 21 (0.11%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (0.077%) Windows 8
19 11 (0.057%) Mac OS X
20 8 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,028 (46.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6,188 (31.83%) MVC
3 3,749 (19.28%) Software Engineering
4 3,496 (17.98%) TDD
5 3,312 (17.04%) Scrum
6 2,652 (13.64%) DevOps
7 2,411 (12.40%) Test Automation
8 2,165 (11.14%) Microservices
9 1,940 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
10 1,825 (9.39%) OO
11 1,823 (9.38%) Web Development
12 1,788 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
13 1,750 (9.00%) BDD
14 1,747 (8.99%) Computer Science
15 1,565 (8.05%) Mentoring
16 1,504 (7.74%) SDLC
17 1,480 (7.61%) Unit Testing
18 1,008 (5.18%) Fintech
19 984 (5.06%) SOLID
20 953 (4.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8,773 (45.12%) JavaScript
2 7,392 (38.02%) SQL
3 3,578 (18.40%) Java
4 2,430 (12.50%) Python
5 1,983 (10.20%) C++
6 1,548 (7.96%) T-SQL
7 1,497 (7.70%) TypeScript
8 997 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 740 (3.81%) C
10 714 (3.67%) PowerShell
11 601 (3.09%) Ruby
12 551 (2.83%) PHP
13 457 (2.35%) VB
14 288 (1.48%) R
15 249 (1.28%) F#
16 232 (1.19%) Bash Shell
17 217 (1.12%) Go
18 215 (1.11%) Kotlin
19 211 (1.09%) Scala
20 210 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2,429 (12.49%) Degree
2 884 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 425 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 236 (1.21%) ISTQB
5 221 (1.14%) SC Cleared
6 220 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 154 (0.79%) ISEB
8 139 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
9 130 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 63 (0.32%) PhD
11 62 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 52 (0.27%) MCP
13 43 (0.22%) MCSD
14 42 (0.22%) HND
15 37 (0.19%) Master's Degree
16 31 (0.16%) Postgraduate
17 29 (0.15%) PMI Certification
18 27 (0.14%) DBS Check
19 22 (0.11%) AWS Certification
20 19 (0.098%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,165 (5.99%) QA
2 115 (0.59%) GDPR
3 75 (0.39%) SLA
4 53 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 52 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 34 (0.17%) DICOM
7 15 (0.077%) IEC 61508
8 13 (0.067%) EMIR
8 13 (0.067%) MiFID
9 12 (0.062%) ISO 9001
10 11 (0.057%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.051%) WCAG
12 9 (0.046%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.046%) PMO
13 8 (0.041%) IFRS
13 8 (0.041%) IFRS 9
14 7 (0.036%) Basel II
14 7 (0.036%) MISRA
15 6 (0.031%) COBIT
16 4 (0.021%) HL7
System Software
1 1,299 (6.68%) Docker
2 121 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 87 (0.45%) Firmware
4 58 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (0.082%) vSphere
8 13 (0.067%) ACF2
8 13 (0.067%) RACF
9 8 (0.041%) Forefront TMG
9 8 (0.041%) ISA Server
9 8 (0.041%) LXC
10 6 (0.031%) GridGain
11 5 (0.026%) Kamailio
12 4 (0.021%) IAG
12 4 (0.021%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.021%) XenApp
13 2 (0.010%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.010%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.010%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 851 (4.38%) Kubernetes
2 271 (1.39%) Terraform
3 223 (1.15%) Ansible
4 196 (1.01%) Puppet
5 154 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 108 (0.56%) Kibana
7 43 (0.22%) Grafana
8 36 (0.19%) Istio
9 33 (0.17%) BMC PATROL
10 29 (0.15%) SCCM
11 21 (0.11%) MIIS
12 20 (0.10%) Automic
13 19 (0.098%) Nagios
14 15 (0.077%) Knative
14 15 (0.077%) SQL Sentry
15 14 (0.072%) Salt
16 12 (0.062%) Prometheus
16 12 (0.062%) Rancher
17 11 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
18 10 (0.051%) Plesk
Vendors
1 4,557 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 775 (3.99%) Oracle
3 443 (2.28%) Xamarin
4 332 (1.71%) Google
5 236 (1.21%) SAP
6 235 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 213 (1.10%) Sitecore
8 171 (0.88%) Tableau
9 146 (0.75%) IBM
10 144 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 130 (0.67%) Bloomberg
12 100 (0.51%) Sage
13 82 (0.42%) VMware
14 69 (0.35%) Apple
15 68 (0.35%) HP
16 64 (0.33%) Splunk
17 63 (0.32%) Facebook
18 53 (0.27%) New Relic
19 51 (0.26%) RedGate
20 46 (0.24%) WorldPay