Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing C# 27,434 29,314 29,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.92% 16.43% 15.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.62% 29.70% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23,892 25,907 27,257
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 89,590 98,685 99,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.27% 55.31% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 74,568 81,187 86,005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 2018. 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 25,496 £50,000 +11.11% 4,568
UK excluding London +1 17,096 £45,000 +5.88% 3,566
London +4 9,746 £62,500 +8.70% 1,306
South East -1 5,738 £45,000 +5.88% 844
North of England +3 3,991 £45,000 +5.88% 967
Midlands +1 2,264 £42,500 +6.25% 651
North West +1 2,101 £45,000 +5.88% 472
South West +1 1,902 £42,500 +5.59% 432
East of England -2 1,823 £45,000 - 371
Yorkshire +2 1,604 £42,500 - 389
West Midlands -1 1,265 £42,500 +6.25% 383
East Midlands -2 998 £40,000 - 266
Scotland -1 925 £45,000 +12.50% 196
Wales -2 319 £40,000 +6.67% 74
North East +7 288 £45,000 +12.50% 106
Northern Ireland +9 154 £37,500 +19.05% 34
Channel Islands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, 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 20,199 (73.63%) .NET
2 13,569 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
3 12,110 (44.14%) JavaScript
4 11,408 (41.58%) SQL Server
5 10,774 (39.27%) SQL
6 10,585 (38.58%) ASP.NET
7 10,131 (36.93%) MVC
8 8,499 (30.98%) HTML
9 7,320 (26.68%) CSS
10 7,040 (25.66%) Microsoft
11 6,571 (23.95%) AngularJS
12 6,005 (21.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5,897 (21.50%) TDD
14 5,864 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
15 5,617 (20.47%) Finance
16 5,295 (19.30%) Java
17 5,019 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
18 4,969 (18.11%) Software Engineering
19 4,713 (17.18%) Scrum
20 4,476 (16.32%) .NET Framework
21 3,768 (13.73%) Test Automation
22 3,756 (13.69%) jQuery
23 3,634 (13.25%) Degree
24 3,366 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
25 3,350 (12.21%) Web Services
26 3,289 (11.99%) Git (software)
27 3,268 (11.91%) OO
28 3,094 (11.28%) Python
29 3,084 (11.24%) Visual Studio
30 3,065 (11.17%) C++

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
1 941 (3.43%) IIS
2 894 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 809 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
4 777 (2.83%) CMS
5 501 (1.83%) Umbraco
6 416 (1.52%) Confluence
7 254 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 245 (0.89%) Apache
9 232 (0.85%) Apache Spark
10 215 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 194 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 158 (0.58%) NServiceBus
13 156 (0.57%) EPiServer
14 126 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
15 113 (0.41%) Kentico
16 105 (0.38%) WebSphere
17 76 (0.28%) Sitefinity
18 74 (0.27%) nginx
19 66 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
20 64 (0.23%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 421 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 207 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
3 82 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 64 (0.23%) Photoshop
5 58 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 34 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 33 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 33 (0.12%) GNU Octave
8 30 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 29 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
10 22 (0.080%) AutoCAD
11 18 (0.066%) InfoPath
11 18 (0.066%) Maya
12 17 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 14 (0.051%) Mingle
14 11 (0.040%) GIMP
15 10 (0.036%) Doxygen
16 8 (0.029%) Revit
17 6 (0.022%) Simulink
18 5 (0.018%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 713 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 108 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
3 95 (0.35%) thinkFolio
4 93 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 64 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 43 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 25 (0.091%) Payment Gateway
8 23 (0.084%) NetSuite
9 20 (0.073%) Eagle PACE
10 19 (0.069%) Actimize
10 19 (0.069%) Magento
11 17 (0.062%) Distributed Ledger
11 17 (0.062%) Scribe Insight
12 15 (0.055%) Sage 200
13 14 (0.051%) Adobe Campaign
14 13 (0.047%) Bloomberg AIM
15 10 (0.036%) SDL Web 8
16 9 (0.033%) Oracle CRM
16 9 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 9 (0.033%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5,864 (21.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,637 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
3 872 (3.18%) SaaS
4 378 (1.38%) PaaS
5 342 (1.25%) GitHub
6 326 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 326 (1.19%) Serverless
7 287 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
8 258 (0.94%) Office 365
9 237 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 210 (0.77%) npm
11 172 (0.63%) IaaS
12 138 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
13 115 (0.42%) NuGet
14 104 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
15 94 (0.34%) Azure Functions
16 78 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
17 74 (0.27%) Google Play
18 73 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
18 73 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 589 (2.15%) Internet
2 407 (1.48%) HTTP
3 255 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 144 (0.52%) Firewall
5 134 (0.49%) Intranet
6 114 (0.42%) DNS
7 96 (0.35%) SSL
8 91 (0.33%) Broadband
9 81 (0.30%) SMS
10 73 (0.27%) Hyperconnected
11 63 (0.23%) RS-485
12 48 (0.17%) Bluetooth
12 48 (0.17%) Modbus
13 45 (0.16%) Skype
14 41 (0.15%) Network Security
15 40 (0.15%) VPN
15 40 (0.15%) Wireless
16 34 (0.12%) VoIP
17 33 (0.12%) DHCP
18 30 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11,408 (41.58%) SQL Server
2 1,832 (6.68%) NoSQL
3 1,715 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,185 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,167 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,011 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 1,003 (3.66%) Relational Database
8 896 (3.27%) MySQL
9 820 (2.99%) Big Data
10 642 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 535 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
12 533 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
13 522 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 487 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 380 (1.39%) Power BI
16 347 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
17 335 (1.22%) Hadoop
18 314 (1.14%) RDBMS
19 309 (1.13%) Redis
20 278 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3,289 (11.99%) Git (software)
2 3,084 (11.24%) Visual Studio
3 2,071 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,812 (6.60%) Selenium
5 1,200 (4.37%) JIRA
6 1,185 (4.32%) TeamCity
7 1,154 (4.21%) Jenkins
8 967 (3.52%) NUnit
9 776 (2.83%) SpecFlow
10 737 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 679 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
12 657 (2.39%) Cucumber
13 591 (2.15%) WebDriver
14 537 (1.96%) Subversion
15 342 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 316 (1.15%) SoapUI
17 301 (1.10%) MSTest
18 256 (0.93%) JMeter
19 246 (0.90%) Jasmine
20 236 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 5,617 (20.47%) Finance
2 1,192 (4.34%) Banking
3 1,038 (3.78%) Games
4 1,009 (3.68%) Retail
5 920 (3.35%) Marketing
6 627 (2.29%) Front Office
7 594 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 544 (1.98%) Advertising
9 417 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 401 (1.46%) Investment Banking
11 345 (1.26%) Electronics
12 276 (1.01%) Law
13 264 (0.96%) Back Office
14 238 (0.87%) Legal
15 227 (0.83%) Automotive
16 184 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 121 (0.44%) Publishing
18 84 (0.31%) Aerospace
19 58 (0.21%) French Language
20 53 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19,112 (69.67%) Developer
2 9,526 (34.72%) .NET Developer
3 8,281 (30.19%) C# Developer
4 4,993 (18.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,908 (14.25%) Software Developer
6 3,129 (11.41%) Senior Developer
7 2,478 (9.03%) Software Engineer
8 2,102 (7.66%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1,885 (6.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1,773 (6.46%) C# Software Developer
11 1,535 (5.60%) .NET Software Developer
11 1,535 (5.60%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1,432 (5.22%) Junior
13 1,415 (5.16%) SQL Developer
14 1,398 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 1,321 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,201 (4.38%) Junior Developer
17 1,158 (4.22%) Senior C# Developer
18 1,133 (4.13%) Lead Developer
19 1,063 (3.87%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20,199 (73.63%) .NET
2 10,585 (38.58%) ASP.NET
3 8,499 (30.98%) HTML
4 7,320 (26.68%) CSS
5 6,571 (23.95%) AngularJS
6 6,005 (21.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5,019 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,476 (16.32%) .NET Framework
9 3,756 (13.69%) jQuery
10 3,350 (12.21%) Web Services
11 2,965 (10.81%) WCF
12 2,700 (9.84%) HTML5
13 2,680 (9.77%) RESTful
14 2,503 (9.12%) Entity Framework
15 2,244 (8.18%) React
16 2,167 (7.90%) WPF
17 2,113 (7.70%) .NET Core
18 1,962 (7.15%) XML
19 1,886 (6.87%) Node.js
20 1,870 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2,547 (9.28%) Greenfield Project
2 2,359 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 1,531 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 1,247 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1,221 (4.45%) User Experience
6 1,030 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 982 (3.58%) Mobile App
8 781 (2.85%) Algorithms
9 759 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
10 518 (1.89%) Hedge funds
11 406 (1.48%) Data Structures
12 394 (1.44%) Equities
13 379 (1.38%) Derivative
14 368 (1.34%) Fixed Income
15 342 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 283 (1.03%) N-Tier
17 275 (1.00%) Management Information System
18 197 (0.72%) Tandem
19 192 (0.70%) Social Media
20 165 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,877 (10.49%) Windows
2 1,350 (4.92%) Linux
3 948 (3.46%) Android
4 814 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 377 (1.37%) Unix
6 320 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 75 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 75 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 75 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 66 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 54 (0.20%) CentOS
10 51 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 48 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 48 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 39 (0.14%) Solaris
13 35 (0.13%) FreeRTOS
14 32 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 29 (0.11%) AIX
16 25 (0.091%) Fedora
16 25 (0.091%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,569 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 10,131 (36.93%) MVC
3 5,897 (21.50%) TDD
4 4,969 (18.11%) Software Engineering
5 4,713 (17.18%) Scrum
6 3,768 (13.73%) Test Automation
7 3,366 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
8 3,268 (11.91%) OO
9 3,059 (11.15%) BDD
10 2,892 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
11 2,575 (9.39%) Web Development
12 2,235 (8.15%) SDLC
13 2,232 (8.14%) DevOps
14 2,099 (7.65%) Unit Testing
15 2,070 (7.55%) Microservices
16 1,904 (6.94%) Web Application Development
17 1,811 (6.60%) Mentoring
18 1,545 (5.63%) SOLID
19 1,396 (5.09%) OOP
20 1,262 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12,110 (44.14%) JavaScript
2 10,774 (39.27%) SQL
3 5,295 (19.30%) Java
4 3,094 (11.28%) Python
5 3,065 (11.17%) C++
6 2,671 (9.74%) T-SQL
7 1,361 (4.96%) VB.NET
8 1,227 (4.47%) Ruby
9 1,178 (4.29%) C
10 1,134 (4.13%) PowerShell
11 1,064 (3.88%) TypeScript
12 924 (3.37%) PHP
13 706 (2.57%) VB
14 431 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 409 (1.49%) VBA
16 385 (1.40%) Scala
17 302 (1.10%) F#
18 296 (1.08%) Perl
19 295 (1.08%) Bash Shell
20 258 (0.94%) Go
Qualifications
1 3,634 (13.25%) Degree
2 934 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 585 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 356 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 340 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 282 (1.03%) PhD
7 264 (0.96%) ISTQB
8 206 (0.75%) ISEB
9 185 (0.67%) DV Cleared
10 153 (0.56%) Master's Degree
11 132 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
12 115 (0.42%) MPhil
13 65 (0.24%) CISSP
14 63 (0.23%) MCSE
15 55 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 53 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
17 52 (0.19%) SANS
18 47 (0.17%) PMI Certification
19 46 (0.17%) CCNA
20 42 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,853 (6.75%) QA
2 118 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 96 (0.35%) SLA
4 72 (0.26%) GDPR
5 51 (0.19%) MiFID
6 42 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 28 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 26 (0.095%) PMO
10 17 (0.062%) EMIR
11 15 (0.055%) WAI
12 14 (0.051%) HL7
13 12 (0.044%) MISRA
14 11 (0.040%) MISRA C
15 10 (0.036%) DO-178B
16 9 (0.033%) DICOM
16 9 (0.033%) IEC 61131
17 8 (0.029%) Dodd-Frank
18 7 (0.026%) ISO 13485
18 7 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1,190 (4.34%) Docker
2 262 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 137 (0.50%) Firmware
4 78 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 72 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 53 (0.19%) vSphere
7 39 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.069%) LXC
9 16 (0.058%) VirtualBox
10 15 (0.055%) Apache Flume
11 13 (0.047%) etcd
12 12 (0.044%) HDFS
12 12 (0.044%) Varnish
13 9 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (0.026%) Snort
15 6 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.022%) XenApp
16 5 (0.018%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 5 (0.018%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.015%) Squid
Systems Management
1 455 (1.66%) Kubernetes
2 395 (1.44%) Ansible
3 307 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 248 (0.90%) Puppet
5 175 (0.64%) Terraform
6 158 (0.58%) Salt
7 143 (0.52%) Kibana
8 73 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 45 (0.16%) Grafana
10 41 (0.15%) logstash
10 41 (0.15%) Packer
11 40 (0.15%) Prometheus
12 39 (0.14%) HP ALM
13 36 (0.13%) Graphite
14 32 (0.12%) Consul
14 32 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
14 32 (0.12%) Mesos
15 24 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 23 (0.084%) Automic
17 20 (0.073%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7,040 (25.66%) Microsoft
2 1,481 (5.40%) Oracle
3 791 (2.88%) Google
4 786 (2.87%) Xamarin
5 352 (1.28%) SAP
6 340 (1.24%) Sitecore
7 294 (1.07%) Facebook
8 220 (0.80%) Tableau
9 170 (0.62%) Twitter
10 166 (0.61%) IBM
11 138 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 135 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
13 128 (0.47%) Telerik
14 115 (0.42%) VMware
15 98 (0.36%) DevExpress
16 91 (0.33%) Nintex
17 90 (0.33%) Apple
18 87 (0.32%) Bloomberg
18 87 (0.32%) HP
19 86 (0.31%) Adobe