Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing C# 22,971 29,743 28,486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.92% 17.32% 16.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.35% 30.92% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19,564 26,195 25,749
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%

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 78,256 96,180 93,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.23% 56.01% 55.07%
Number of salaries quoted 64,001 80,276 79,066
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.37%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 -1 21,137 £50,000 +7.53% 2,928
UK excluding London -2 14,501 £45,000 +5.88% 2,345
London -2 7,972 £63,000 +5.00% 752
South East +1 4,981 £45,000 - 603
North of England -1 3,191 £44,000 +3.53% 600
Midlands 0 1,965 £42,500 +1.19% 473
South West -1 1,806 £45,000 +5.88% 272
North West -1 1,608 £45,000 +5.88% 305
Yorkshire -1 1,312 £43,000 +1.18% 246
East of England -3 1,188 £48,000 +6.67% 234
West Midlands -2 1,096 £42,500 - 255
Scotland -1 881 £44,314 +4.27% 90
East Midlands -1 864 £40,000 - 217
North East -1 272 £40,000 -5.88% 50
Wales -2 251 £40,000 - 44
Northern Ireland +4 242 £41,500 +12.93% 33
Isle of Man +4 11 £55,000 +36.65% 1
Channel Islands - 4 £63,750 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 16,801 (73.14%) .NET
2 11,131 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
3 10,120 (44.06%) JavaScript
4 9,356 (40.73%) SQL
5 8,729 (38.00%) SQL Server
6 8,696 (37.86%) ASP.NET
7 8,029 (34.95%) MVC
8 6,741 (29.35%) HTML
9 6,039 (26.29%) CSS
10 5,834 (25.40%) Microsoft
11 5,543 (24.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 5,274 (22.96%) AngularJS
13 5,090 (22.16%) Software Engineering
14 4,648 (20.23%) Java
15 4,573 (19.91%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4,459 (19.41%) Finance
17 4,368 (19.02%) TDD
18 3,687 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web API
19 3,683 (16.03%) .NET Framework
20 3,640 (15.85%) Scrum
21 3,371 (14.68%) Degree
22 3,155 (13.73%) Test Automation
23 2,962 (12.89%) C++
24 2,942 (12.81%) Git (software)
25 2,912 (12.68%) jQuery
26 2,793 (12.16%) Web Services
27 2,777 (12.09%) Python
28 2,750 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
29 2,630 (11.45%) .NET Core
30 2,602 (11.33%) 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
1 713 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 681 (2.96%) IIS
3 570 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
4 437 (1.90%) CMS
5 373 (1.62%) Umbraco
6 275 (1.20%) Confluence
7 255 (1.11%) Apache
8 251 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
9 134 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 130 (0.57%) Apache Spark
11 120 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
12 114 (0.50%) NServiceBus
13 101 (0.44%) Tomcat
14 86 (0.37%) EPiServer
15 77 (0.34%) Kentico
16 71 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
17 58 (0.25%) WebSphere
18 52 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 49 (0.21%) Sitefinity
20 48 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 287 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 256 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 122 (0.53%) Chatbot
4 46 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 23 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 19 (0.083%) Microsoft Project
8 18 (0.078%) Fireworks
9 17 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 16 (0.070%) GNU Octave
11 11 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.048%) Maple
12 9 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.035%) InfoPath
14 7 (0.030%) Sketch
14 7 (0.030%) SOLIDWORKS
15 6 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 5 (0.022%) HipChat
16 5 (0.022%) InVision
16 5 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 506 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 89 (0.39%) thinkFolio
3 68 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 50 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 50 (0.22%) Front Arena
4 50 (0.22%) Markit EDM
5 30 (0.13%) Summit
6 28 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 22 (0.096%) Magento
8 20 (0.087%) Payment Gateway
9 16 (0.070%) NetSuite
10 13 (0.057%) Eze OMS
10 13 (0.057%) R3 Corda
11 12 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 10 (0.044%) Sage CRM
13 9 (0.039%) nopCommerce
14 8 (0.035%) SAP ERP
15 7 (0.030%) SAP Business One
15 7 (0.030%) SAP IS-U
15 7 (0.030%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5,543 (24.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,750 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
3 878 (3.82%) SaaS
4 447 (1.95%) Google Cloud Platform
5 425 (1.85%) Power Platform
6 382 (1.66%) GitHub
7 367 (1.60%) Serverless
8 343 (1.49%) PaaS
9 270 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
10 253 (1.10%) Office 365
11 247 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
12 173 (0.75%) npm
13 140 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
14 120 (0.52%) IaaS
15 118 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
15 118 (0.51%) Azure Functions
16 114 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
17 89 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
18 79 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
18 79 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 389 (1.69%) Internet
2 191 (0.83%) HTTP
3 183 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 147 (0.64%) Broadband
5 98 (0.43%) Firewall
6 80 (0.35%) DNS
7 68 (0.30%) RS-485
8 67 (0.29%) Intranet
9 65 (0.28%) Modbus
10 42 (0.18%) Wireless
11 41 (0.18%) WAN
12 39 (0.17%) LAN
13 33 (0.14%) SMTP
13 33 (0.14%) SSL
14 32 (0.14%) HTTPS
14 32 (0.14%) VPN
15 31 (0.13%) Bluetooth
16 30 (0.13%) VoIP
17 27 (0.12%) Network Security
18 26 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,729 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 1,333 (5.80%) NoSQL
3 1,046 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,011 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,002 (4.36%) Relational Database
6 890 (3.87%) SQL Server 2016
7 764 (3.33%) MySQL
8 691 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 616 (2.68%) Big Data
10 463 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
11 462 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
12 417 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 404 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 367 (1.60%) Power BI
15 357 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 303 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
17 275 (1.20%) Redis
18 230 (1.00%) RDBMS
19 213 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
20 209 (0.91%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2,942 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 2,355 (10.25%) Visual Studio
3 1,661 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,542 (6.71%) Selenium
5 1,044 (4.54%) JIRA
6 915 (3.98%) Jenkins
7 871 (3.79%) TeamCity
8 675 (2.94%) NUnit
9 629 (2.74%) SpecFlow
10 614 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
11 544 (2.37%) Cucumber
12 541 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
13 499 (2.17%) WebDriver
14 435 (1.89%) Subversion
15 362 (1.58%) SoapUI
16 287 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 230 (1.00%) JMeter
18 199 (0.87%) gulp
18 199 (0.87%) Maven
19 187 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 4,459 (19.41%) Finance
2 1,077 (4.69%) Banking
3 838 (3.65%) Retail
4 727 (3.16%) Marketing
5 706 (3.07%) Games
6 538 (2.34%) Front Office
7 469 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 402 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 279 (1.21%) Advertising
10 237 (1.03%) Electronics
11 221 (0.96%) Investment Banking
12 185 (0.81%) Law
13 183 (0.80%) Legal
14 161 (0.70%) Back Office
15 151 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 137 (0.60%) Aerospace
17 107 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
18 98 (0.43%) Automotive
19 71 (0.31%) Publishing
20 64 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 15,271 (66.48%) Developer
2 7,411 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 6,674 (29.05%) C# Developer
4 3,998 (17.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,625 (15.78%) Software Developer
6 2,590 (11.28%) Senior Developer
7 2,512 (10.94%) Software Engineer
8 1,497 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1,423 (6.19%) C# Software Developer
10 1,336 (5.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1,253 (5.45%) .NET Software Developer
12 1,233 (5.37%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1,172 (5.10%) Junior
14 1,117 (4.86%) SQL Developer
15 1,103 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,002 (4.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 989 (4.31%) Senior C# Developer
18 937 (4.08%) Junior Developer
19 862 (3.75%) Lead Developer
20 838 (3.65%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16,801 (73.14%) .NET
2 8,696 (37.86%) ASP.NET
3 6,741 (29.35%) HTML
4 6,039 (26.29%) CSS
5 5,274 (22.96%) AngularJS
6 4,573 (19.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3,687 (16.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3,683 (16.03%) .NET Framework
9 2,912 (12.68%) jQuery
10 2,793 (12.16%) Web Services
11 2,630 (11.45%) .NET Core
12 2,417 (10.52%) React
13 2,039 (8.88%) WCF
14 1,906 (8.30%) RESTful
15 1,903 (8.28%) Entity Framework
15 1,903 (8.28%) HTML5
16 1,762 (7.67%) XML
17 1,599 (6.96%) REST
18 1,525 (6.64%) Node.js
19 1,507 (6.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,911 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
2 1,394 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 1,215 (5.29%) Fintech
4 840 (3.66%) User Experience
5 817 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
6 747 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 675 (2.94%) Algorithms
8 564 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
9 530 (2.31%) Hedge funds
10 456 (1.99%) Derivative
11 434 (1.89%) Fixed Income
12 361 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 355 (1.55%) Equities
14 323 (1.41%) Robotics
15 272 (1.18%) Data Structures
16 172 (0.75%) Client/Server
17 148 (0.64%) Management Information System
18 138 (0.60%) N-Tier
19 113 (0.49%) Embedded Systems
20 109 (0.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2,424 (10.55%) Windows
2 1,371 (5.97%) Linux
3 730 (3.18%) Android
4 576 (2.51%) Apple iOS
5 332 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 270 (1.18%) Unix
7 64 (0.28%) Windows 10
8 62 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
9 59 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 58 (0.25%) Mac OS
11 51 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 44 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 40 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 33 (0.14%) CentOS
14 33 (0.14%) Windows 8
15 32 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 27 (0.12%) Fedora
17 24 (0.10%) Solaris
18 20 (0.087%) SUSE
19 19 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,131 (48.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8,029 (34.95%) MVC
3 5,090 (22.16%) Software Engineering
4 4,368 (19.02%) TDD
5 3,640 (15.85%) Scrum
6 3,155 (13.73%) Test Automation
7 2,602 (11.33%) OO
8 2,579 (11.23%) DevOps
9 2,473 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
10 2,253 (9.81%) SDLC
11 2,172 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
12 2,080 (9.05%) Web Development
13 2,071 (9.02%) BDD
14 1,997 (8.69%) Computer Science
15 1,986 (8.65%) Unit Testing
16 1,974 (8.59%) Microservices
17 1,666 (7.25%) Mentoring
18 1,239 (5.39%) OOP
19 1,221 (5.32%) SOLID
20 1,075 (4.68%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10,120 (44.06%) JavaScript
2 9,356 (40.73%) SQL
3 4,648 (20.23%) Java
4 2,962 (12.89%) C++
5 2,777 (12.09%) Python
6 1,986 (8.65%) T-SQL
7 1,096 (4.77%) TypeScript
8 1,064 (4.63%) VB.NET
9 1,061 (4.62%) C
10 889 (3.87%) Ruby
11 836 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 707 (3.08%) PHP
13 544 (2.37%) VB
14 354 (1.54%) VBA
15 350 (1.52%) R
16 301 (1.31%) PL/SQL
17 288 (1.25%) Go
18 283 (1.23%) Scala
19 255 (1.11%) Objective-C
20 226 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3,371 (14.68%) Degree
2 818 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 686 (2.99%) Security Cleared
4 484 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 285 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 282 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 218 (0.95%) PhD
8 189 (0.82%) DV Cleared
9 188 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
10 182 (0.79%) ISEB
11 106 (0.46%) Master's Degree
12 83 (0.36%) HND
13 73 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 50 (0.22%) PMI Certification
15 30 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 29 (0.13%) MCSD
17 27 (0.12%) DBS Check
18 26 (0.11%) MCSE
19 24 (0.10%) MCP
20 23 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,600 (6.97%) QA
2 102 (0.44%) GDPR
3 82 (0.36%) SLA
4 76 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 41 (0.18%) MiFID
6 40 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (0.15%) WAI
8 27 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 26 (0.11%) DICOM
10 24 (0.10%) PMO
11 20 (0.087%) PCI DSS
12 17 (0.074%) HL7
13 12 (0.052%) MISRA
14 11 (0.048%) EMIR
14 11 (0.048%) ISO 13485
15 10 (0.044%) GAMP
16 9 (0.039%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 9 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
16 9 (0.039%) JTAG
17 7 (0.030%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,412 (6.15%) Docker
2 242 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 126 (0.55%) Firmware
4 78 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 52 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.10%) XenApp
7 20 (0.087%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.083%) Apache Flume
9 18 (0.078%) vSphere
10 17 (0.074%) LXC
11 11 (0.048%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.030%) ISA Server
13 6 (0.026%) GridGain
14 5 (0.022%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.017%) HDFS
15 4 (0.017%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.013%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.013%) VirtualBox
17 2 (0.009%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 632 (2.75%) Kubernetes
2 320 (1.39%) Ansible
3 245 (1.07%) Terraform
4 225 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 221 (0.96%) Puppet
6 91 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 69 (0.30%) Salt
8 67 (0.29%) Kibana
9 38 (0.17%) logstash
10 35 (0.15%) Grafana
11 29 (0.13%) Nagios
11 29 (0.13%) Packer
12 23 (0.10%) SCOM
13 21 (0.091%) CA Service Virtualization
13 21 (0.091%) HP ALM
14 20 (0.087%) Mesos
15 19 (0.083%) Rancher
16 16 (0.070%) SCCM
16 16 (0.070%) Single Sign-On
17 15 (0.065%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 5,834 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 1,158 (5.04%) Oracle
3 593 (2.58%) Google
4 519 (2.26%) Xamarin
5 266 (1.16%) SAP
6 263 (1.14%) Sitecore
7 210 (0.91%) IBM
8 150 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
9 137 (0.60%) Bloomberg
10 128 (0.56%) Reuters
10 128 (0.56%) Tableau
11 120 (0.52%) Facebook
12 109 (0.47%) Atlassian
13 104 (0.45%) HP
14 95 (0.41%) DevExpress
15 94 (0.41%) VMware
16 81 (0.35%) Pega
17 77 (0.34%) Charles River
18 75 (0.33%) Blue Prism
19 69 (0.30%) Nintex