Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 28559 29990 34076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.39% 15.71% 15.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.64% 29.77% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25253 27257 30977
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £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 96352 100749 113118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.30% 52.76% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 78981 86876 96606
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 26812 £45,000 - 1597
UK excluding London +1 18577 £42,500 +6.25% 1186
London +1 9536 £57,500 +4.55% 473
South East +3 5869 £42,500 - 315
North of England -2 4133 £41,500 +3.75% 337
Midlands +1 2878 £40,000 - 213
East of England +1 2469 £45,000 +5.88% 147
North West -1 2367 £41,500 +3.75% 183
South West 0 1938 £40,000 - 112
West Midlands +4 1849 £40,000 +6.67% 107
Yorkshire +2 1578 £42,000 +5.00% 127
East Midlands 0 1038 £40,000 - 106
Scotland +2 967 £40,000 - 38
Wales +4 306 £37,500 +7.14% 21
North East -4 192 £40,000 +14.29% 27
Northern Ireland -5 60 £31,250 -10.71% 3
Isle of Man -4 1 £60,000 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for C#.

1 22079 (77.31%) .NET
2 14282 (50.01%) Agile Software Development
3 13476 (47.19%) ASP.NET
4 13243 (46.37%) SQL Server
5 12682 (44.41%) MVC
6 12247 (42.88%) JavaScript
7 11183 (39.16%) SQL
8 9820 (34.38%) HTML
9 8543 (29.91%) CSS
10 8033 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7267 (25.45%) Microsoft
12 7104 (24.87%) TDD
13 6687 (23.41%) AngularJS
14 5901 (20.66%) Finance
15 5141 (18.00%) Scrum
16 5111 (17.90%) .NET Framework
17 5069 (17.75%) ASP.NET Web API
18 4979 (17.43%) jQuery
19 4868 (17.05%) Java
20 4519 (15.82%) WCF
21 4302 (15.06%) Software Engineering
22 4172 (14.61%) Degree
23 4045 (14.16%) OO
24 3741 (13.10%) Web Services
25 3692 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
26 3670 (12.85%) Web Development
27 3562 (12.47%) BDD
28 3418 (11.97%) Windows
29 3280 (11.48%) HTML5
30 3228 (11.30%) Visual Studio

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 1085 (3.80%) IIS
2 1082 (3.79%) CMS
3 1062 (3.72%) SharePoint
4 636 (2.23%) Umbraco
5 601 (2.10%) Elasticsearch
6 397 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 389 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 246 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
9 227 (0.79%) EPiServer
10 210 (0.74%) Apache Spark
11 205 (0.72%) Confluence
12 200 (0.70%) Apache
13 187 (0.65%) NServiceBus
14 156 (0.55%) Tomcat
15 119 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
16 117 (0.41%) Kentico
17 95 (0.33%) WordPress
18 88 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 88 (0.31%) Sitefinity
19 87 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 485 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 405 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
3 97 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 54 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.091%) InfoPath
8 21 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
9 14 (0.049%) Microsoft Project
9 14 (0.049%) SOLIDWORKS
10 13 (0.046%) SPSS
11 9 (0.032%) Maya
12 7 (0.025%) 3ds Max
12 7 (0.025%) Autodesk Inventor
12 7 (0.025%) Doxygen
13 6 (0.021%) Chatbot
14 5 (0.018%) Fireworks
14 5 (0.018%) FrameMaker
15 4 (0.014%) Revit
15 4 (0.014%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 757 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 74 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 33 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 32 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 25 (0.088%) Magento
7 22 (0.077%) Visualfiles
8 20 (0.070%) Endur
8 20 (0.070%) Summit
9 19 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
10 15 (0.053%) MetaTrader
10 15 (0.053%) Teamcenter
11 14 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
12 11 (0.039%) SAP ERP
13 10 (0.035%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 10 (0.035%) Sage 200
14 9 (0.032%) NetSuite
14 9 (0.032%) RMDS
14 9 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 9 (0.032%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3692 (12.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1844 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 875 (3.06%) SaaS
4 489 (1.71%) GitHub
5 302 (1.06%) Office 365
6 215 (0.75%) PaaS
7 172 (0.60%) npm
8 169 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
9 138 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
10 114 (0.40%) Google Play
11 93 (0.33%) IaaS
12 92 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 88 (0.31%) Serverless
14 59 (0.21%) Azure Machine Learning
15 52 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
16 51 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
17 50 (0.18%) Amazon S3
18 49 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
19 41 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
20 39 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 663 (2.32%) Internet
2 342 (1.20%) HTTP
3 203 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 178 (0.62%) Intranet
5 142 (0.50%) Broadband
6 109 (0.38%) SMS
7 82 (0.29%) Wireless
8 80 (0.28%) DNS
8 80 (0.28%) Firewall
9 67 (0.23%) SSL
10 66 (0.23%) Hyperconnected
11 47 (0.16%) Extranet
12 46 (0.16%) Bluetooth
13 45 (0.16%) HTTPS
14 43 (0.15%) Skype
15 40 (0.14%) SMTP
16 39 (0.14%) Ethernet
17 37 (0.13%) Network Security
18 30 (0.11%) RS-232
19 29 (0.10%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13243 (46.37%) SQL Server
2 1979 (6.93%) NoSQL
3 1497 (5.24%) SQL Server 2014
4 1388 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1378 (4.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 1298 (4.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1136 (3.98%) MongoDB
8 1103 (3.86%) Relational Database
9 1035 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 883 (3.09%) MySQL
11 798 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 550 (1.93%) Big Data
13 437 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 406 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
15 378 (1.32%) Redis
16 321 (1.12%) RDBMS
17 284 (0.99%) Hadoop
18 263 (0.92%) Power BI
19 257 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
20 255 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3228 (11.30%) Visual Studio
2 3067 (10.74%) Git (software)
3 2314 (8.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1789 (6.26%) NUnit
5 1521 (5.33%) Selenium
6 1278 (4.47%) TeamCity
7 1065 (3.73%) JIRA
8 1043 (3.65%) Subversion
9 980 (3.43%) Jenkins
10 693 (2.43%) Moq
10 693 (2.43%) SpecFlow
11 653 (2.29%) Cucumber
12 636 (2.23%) Rhino Mocks
13 586 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
14 574 (2.01%) WebDriver
15 498 (1.74%) MSTest
16 372 (1.30%) JUnit
17 285 (1.00%) MSBuild
18 251 (0.88%) JMeter
19 241 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5901 (20.66%) Finance
2 1807 (6.33%) Banking
3 1121 (3.93%) Marketing
4 1103 (3.86%) Games
5 1073 (3.76%) Retail
6 912 (3.19%) Investment Banking
7 755 (2.64%) Front Office
8 650 (2.28%) Advertising
9 637 (2.23%) Telecoms
10 533 (1.87%) Electronics
11 509 (1.78%) Manufacturing
12 438 (1.53%) Retail Banking
13 335 (1.17%) Legal
14 288 (1.01%) Back Office
15 221 (0.77%) Financial Institution
16 201 (0.70%) Law
17 174 (0.61%) Automotive
17 174 (0.61%) Music Industry
18 144 (0.50%) Publishing
19 127 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21077 (73.80%) Developer
2 11730 (41.07%) .NET Developer
3 9712 (34.01%) C# Developer
4 6310 (22.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 3657 (12.81%) Software Developer
6 3639 (12.74%) Senior Developer
7 3181 (11.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2828 (9.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2227 (7.80%) Software Engineer
10 2147 (7.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 1949 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1852 (6.48%) C# Software Developer
13 1720 (6.02%) SQL Developer
14 1719 (6.02%) .NET Software Developer
15 1655 (5.80%) Senior C# Developer
16 1490 (5.22%) Web Developer
17 1409 (4.93%) Junior
18 1225 (4.29%) Junior Developer
19 1218 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
20 1174 (4.11%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22079 (77.31%) .NET
2 13476 (47.19%) ASP.NET
3 9820 (34.38%) HTML
4 8543 (29.91%) CSS
5 8033 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6687 (23.41%) AngularJS
7 5111 (17.90%) .NET Framework
8 5069 (17.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4979 (17.43%) jQuery
10 4519 (15.82%) WCF
11 3741 (13.10%) Web Services
12 3280 (11.48%) HTML5
13 2995 (10.49%) Entity Framework
14 2968 (10.39%) WPF
15 2905 (10.17%) RESTful
16 2566 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 2415 (8.46%) XML
18 2404 (8.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 2371 (8.30%) Node.js
20 1885 (6.60%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2622 (9.18%) Computer Science
2 2490 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
3 1642 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1130 (3.96%) User Experience
5 934 (3.27%) Fintech
6 919 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
7 916 (3.21%) Mobile App
8 628 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 429 (1.50%) Derivative
10 392 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 318 (1.11%) Client/Server
12 296 (1.04%) N-Tier
13 280 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 266 (0.93%) Management Information System
15 261 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 243 (0.85%) Equities
17 216 (0.76%) iPad
18 207 (0.72%) Social Media
19 204 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
20 196 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3418 (11.97%) Windows
2 1328 (4.65%) Linux
3 1004 (3.52%) Android
4 736 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 480 (1.68%) Windows Server
6 428 (1.50%) Unix
7 121 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 109 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 101 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 86 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 45 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 41 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 36 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 32 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 28 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
16 26 (0.091%) Embedded Linux
16 26 (0.091%) Solaris
17 25 (0.088%) Debian
18 20 (0.070%) Ubuntu
19 17 (0.060%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 14282 (50.01%) Agile Software Development
2 12682 (44.41%) MVC
3 7104 (24.87%) TDD
4 5141 (18.00%) Scrum
5 4302 (15.06%) Software Engineering
6 4045 (14.16%) OO
7 3670 (12.85%) Web Development
8 3562 (12.47%) BDD
9 3092 (10.83%) Test Automation
10 2913 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
11 2748 (9.62%) SDLC
12 2587 (9.06%) Web Application Development
13 2099 (7.35%) Unit Testing
14 1837 (6.43%) OOP
15 1675 (5.87%) Mentoring
16 1637 (5.73%) SOLID
17 1506 (5.27%) DevOps
18 1381 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
19 1266 (4.43%) Kanban
20 1214 (4.25%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12247 (42.88%) JavaScript
2 11183 (39.16%) SQL
3 4868 (17.05%) Java
4 3006 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 2972 (10.41%) C++
6 2482 (8.69%) Python
7 1881 (6.59%) VB.NET
8 1702 (5.96%) Ruby
9 1106 (3.87%) C
10 980 (3.43%) PowerShell
11 925 (3.24%) PHP
12 924 (3.24%) VB
13 818 (2.86%) TypeScript
14 403 (1.41%) PL/SQL
15 394 (1.38%) F#
16 376 (1.32%) Scala
17 356 (1.25%) Perl
18 312 (1.09%) VBA
19 250 (0.88%) Bash Shell
20 223 (0.78%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4172 (14.61%) Degree
2 1092 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 519 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 420 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 267 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 247 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 239 (0.84%) PhD
8 237 (0.83%) ISEB
9 163 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
10 134 (0.47%) MCP
11 120 (0.42%) MCSD
12 90 (0.32%) Master's Degree
13 78 (0.27%) DV Cleared
14 74 (0.26%) MCAD
15 67 (0.23%) MCTS
16 63 (0.22%) HND
17 53 (0.19%) MCPD
18 52 (0.18%) PMI Certification
19 50 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 41 (0.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1418 (4.97%) QA
2 155 (0.54%) SLA
3 56 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 55 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 55 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 51 (0.18%) MiFID
6 38 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (0.10%) GDPR
8 25 (0.088%) SEPA
9 20 (0.070%) PMO
10 19 (0.067%) Basel III
11 17 (0.060%) ISO 14001
12 15 (0.053%) EMIR
12 15 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.046%) ISO 13485
14 12 (0.042%) WCAG
15 11 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 11 (0.039%) MISRA
16 10 (0.035%) GAMP
17 9 (0.032%) MISRA C
System Software
1 508 (1.78%) Docker
2 283 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 103 (0.36%) Firmware
3 103 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 30 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.067%) Apache Flume
7 14 (0.049%) Terminal Server
8 13 (0.046%) DFS Replication
9 12 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.035%) VirtualBox
11 9 (0.032%) vSphere
12 8 (0.028%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.025%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.018%) HDFS
14 5 (0.018%) NFS
15 4 (0.014%) Samba
15 4 (0.014%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.014%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 354 (1.24%) Puppet
2 348 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 255 (0.89%) Ansible
4 198 (0.69%) Kibana
5 115 (0.40%) Terraform
6 110 (0.39%) Kubernetes
7 92 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
8 81 (0.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 77 (0.27%) WSUS
10 54 (0.19%) Packer
11 51 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 47 (0.16%) logstash
13 45 (0.16%) Nagios
13 45 (0.16%) Opsview
14 41 (0.14%) Grafana
15 39 (0.14%) Salt
16 29 (0.10%) SCCM
17 28 (0.098%) ZABBIX
18 26 (0.091%) SCOM
19 20 (0.070%) Consul
Vendors
1 7267 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 1646 (5.76%) Oracle
3 606 (2.12%) Google
4 558 (1.95%) Sitecore
5 555 (1.94%) Xamarin
6 430 (1.51%) SAP
7 374 (1.31%) Facebook
8 174 (0.61%) VMware
9 138 (0.48%) Sybase
10 137 (0.48%) Apple
11 132 (0.46%) IBM
12 128 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
12 128 (0.45%) Telerik
13 125 (0.44%) HP
14 117 (0.41%) Tableau
15 107 (0.37%) Sony
15 107 (0.37%) Splunk
16 102 (0.36%) Twitter
17 100 (0.35%) Atlassian
18 91 (0.32%) Adobe