Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 8,345 21,548 27,330
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.77% 15.95% 16.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.03% 29.64% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,591 19,827 25,245
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,962 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 33,339 72,695 89,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.02% 53.81% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28,564 60,055 74,701
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -5 7,529 £52,500 +5.00% 1,945
UK excluding London -1 5,635 £50,000 +11.11% 1,599
London -4 2,414 £65,000 +0.78% 519
South East -2 1,852 £52,500 +10.53% 371
North of England -1 1,479 £50,000 +11.11% 438
Work from Home -3 1,479 £52,500 +5.00% 409
North West -1 806 £50,000 +11.11% 276
Midlands -3 742 £47,500 +9.20% 263
South West -8 609 £45,000 - 186
Yorkshire -4 515 £50,000 +11.11% 119
Scotland +2 440 £47,500 +5.56% 101
West Midlands -4 414 £47,250 +5.00% 131
East of England 0 335 £51,250 +2.50% 161
East Midlands -3 328 £47,500 +11.76% 132
North East +5 158 £47,500 +9.20% 43
Wales +2 115 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Northern Ireland -2 64 £45,000 +5.88% 39
Channel Islands -2 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Isle of Man -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 6,045 (72.44%) .NET
2 3,696 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3,484 (41.75%) Azure
4 3,456 (41.41%) JavaScript
5 3,219 (38.57%) SQL
6 2,648 (31.73%) SQL Server
7 2,419 (28.99%) .NET Core
8 2,218 (26.58%) ASP.NET
9 2,066 (24.76%) MVC
10 2,019 (24.19%) DevOps
11 1,993 (23.88%) HTML
12 1,898 (22.74%) CSS
13 1,895 (22.71%) Microsoft
14 1,824 (21.86%) AngularJS
15 1,716 (20.56%) Software Engineering
16 1,517 (18.18%) TDD
17 1,515 (18.15%) .NET Framework
18 1,452 (17.40%) Finance
19 1,434 (17.18%) React
20 1,403 (16.81%) Java
21 1,340 (16.06%) Microservices
22 1,310 (15.70%) Python
23 1,270 (15.22%) Test Automation
24 1,238 (14.84%) AWS
25 1,206 (14.45%) Scrum
26 1,159 (13.89%) Git (software)
27 1,091 (13.07%) ASP.NET Web API
28 1,002 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
29 939 (11.25%) Degree
30 934 (11.19%) Docker

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
1 219 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 194 (2.32%) IIS
3 186 (2.23%) CMS
4 183 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 133 (1.59%) Confluence
6 126 (1.51%) NServiceBus
7 90 (1.08%) Umbraco
8 65 (0.78%) Apache Spark
9 50 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 43 (0.52%) nginx
11 42 (0.50%) Apache
12 36 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
13 28 (0.34%) EPiServer
14 25 (0.30%) JBoss
15 24 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
16 22 (0.26%) Kentico
17 18 (0.22%) WordPress
18 14 (0.17%) Drupal
19 8 (0.096%) SAS
19 8 (0.096%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 69 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (0.23%) Chatbot
4 15 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.17%) Sketch
6 13 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.13%) InVision
8 9 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 8 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.060%) Adobe XD
10 5 (0.060%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.060%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.048%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.048%) Maya
12 3 (0.036%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.024%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.024%) Blender
13 2 (0.024%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.012%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 196 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 17 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 16 (0.19%) Magento
4 11 (0.13%) Shopify
5 9 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.096%) Visualfiles
7 6 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.060%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.048%) FINCAD Analytics
9 4 (0.048%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 4 (0.048%) MoSes
10 3 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.036%) Front Arena
10 3 (0.036%) Maximo
10 3 (0.036%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.036%) SAP MII
10 3 (0.036%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.024%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3,484 (41.75%) Azure
2 1,238 (14.84%) AWS
3 376 (4.51%) SaaS
4 314 (3.76%) GCP
5 244 (2.92%) PaaS
6 213 (2.55%) Serverless
7 201 (2.41%) Power Platform
8 197 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
9 140 (1.68%) IaaS
10 136 (1.63%) GitHub
11 111 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
12 109 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 99 (1.19%) Office 365
14 78 (0.93%) Azure Functions
15 69 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
16 65 (0.78%) Datadog
17 64 (0.77%) npm
18 62 (0.74%) Logic Apps
19 48 (0.58%) PowerApps
20 46 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 197 (2.36%) HTTP
2 171 (2.05%) Skype
3 93 (1.11%) Internet
4 42 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 28 (0.34%) DNS
6 20 (0.24%) Firewall
7 19 (0.23%) Intranet
8 12 (0.14%) Bluetooth
8 12 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 11 (0.13%) HTTPS
9 11 (0.13%) RTP
9 11 (0.13%) SSH
9 11 (0.13%) WEP
10 10 (0.12%) VPN
11 7 (0.084%) Network Security
12 6 (0.072%) SSL
13 5 (0.060%) AMQP
13 5 (0.060%) SMTP
14 4 (0.048%) VLAN
14 4 (0.048%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,648 (31.73%) SQL Server
2 614 (7.36%) NoSQL
3 385 (4.61%) MongoDB
4 339 (4.06%) Relational Database
5 253 (3.03%) MySQL
6 218 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 214 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 201 (2.41%) Redis
9 198 (2.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 182 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
11 161 (1.93%) Big Data
12 131 (1.57%) Power BI
13 121 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 113 (1.35%) Cosmos DB
15 85 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
16 76 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 56 (0.67%) SQL Server 2019
18 54 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 51 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 49 (0.59%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,159 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 714 (8.56%) Selenium
3 507 (6.08%) Visual Studio
4 444 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 424 (5.08%) JIRA
6 403 (4.83%) Jenkins
7 350 (4.19%) TeamCity
8 314 (3.76%) SpecFlow
9 250 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 238 (2.85%) NUnit
11 179 (2.14%) Cucumber
12 165 (1.98%) WebDriver
13 161 (1.93%) Subversion
14 136 (1.63%) Visual Studio Team System
15 105 (1.26%) Postman
16 96 (1.15%) SoapUI
17 84 (1.01%) Bitbucket
18 79 (0.95%) Cypress.io
19 72 (0.86%) Moq
20 69 (0.83%) MSTest
General
1 1,452 (17.40%) Finance
2 265 (3.18%) Games
3 249 (2.98%) Front Office
4 180 (2.16%) Banking
5 169 (2.03%) Retail
6 157 (1.88%) Marketing
7 148 (1.77%) Public Sector
8 120 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 108 (1.29%) Law
10 90 (1.08%) Electronics
11 88 (1.05%) Advertising
12 73 (0.87%) Back Office
13 59 (0.71%) Telecoms
14 45 (0.54%) Legal
15 43 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 40 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 40 (0.48%) Publishing
17 32 (0.38%) Automotive
18 26 (0.31%) Aerospace
19 20 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5,250 (62.91%) Developer
2 2,209 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 1,819 (21.80%) C# Developer
4 1,289 (15.45%) Software Developer
5 1,128 (13.52%) Senior Developer
6 997 (11.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 934 (11.19%) Software Engineer
8 602 (7.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 491 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 452 (5.42%) C# Software Developer
11 415 (4.97%) .NET Software Developer
12 350 (4.19%) Senior C# Developer
13 299 (3.58%) Lead Developer
14 289 (3.46%) Architect
15 288 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
16 272 (3.26%) Senior Software Developer
17 270 (3.24%) Azure Developer
17 270 (3.24%) Junior
18 260 (3.12%) SQL Developer
19 252 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,045 (72.44%) .NET
2 2,419 (28.99%) .NET Core
3 2,218 (26.58%) ASP.NET
4 1,993 (23.88%) HTML
5 1,898 (22.74%) CSS
6 1,824 (21.86%) AngularJS
7 1,515 (18.15%) .NET Framework
8 1,434 (17.18%) React
9 1,091 (13.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,002 (12.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 780 (9.35%) REST
12 778 (9.32%) jQuery
13 727 (8.71%) Web Services
14 718 (8.60%) Entity Framework
15 641 (7.68%) HTML5
16 574 (6.88%) Node.js
17 558 (6.69%) RESTful
18 533 (6.39%) Vue.js
19 486 (5.82%) ASP.NET Core
20 401 (4.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 643 (7.71%) Greenfield Project
2 442 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
3 344 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 292 (3.50%) User Experience
5 238 (2.85%) Self-Motivation
6 230 (2.76%) Hedge funds
7 211 (2.53%) Algorithms
8 182 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 140 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 119 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 119 (1.43%) Equities
11 106 (1.27%) Derivative
12 104 (1.25%) Fixed Income
13 66 (0.79%) Cloud Native
13 66 (0.79%) Public Cloud
14 62 (0.74%) N-Tier
15 58 (0.70%) Virtual Team
16 49 (0.59%) Client/Server
17 45 (0.54%) Management Information System
18 36 (0.43%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 624 (7.48%) Windows
2 372 (4.46%) Linux
3 224 (2.68%) Android
4 143 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 96 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 40 (0.48%) Unix
7 19 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (0.18%) CentOS
8 15 (0.18%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.17%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.17%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.084%) VMS
12 7 (0.084%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.048%) AIX
14 4 (0.048%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.036%) Debian
15 3 (0.036%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,696 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2,066 (24.76%) MVC
3 2,019 (24.19%) DevOps
4 1,716 (20.56%) Software Engineering
5 1,517 (18.18%) TDD
6 1,340 (16.06%) Microservices
7 1,270 (15.22%) Test Automation
8 1,206 (14.45%) Scrum
9 930 (11.14%) OO
10 801 (9.60%) Mentoring
11 739 (8.86%) Web Development
12 698 (8.36%) BDD
13 696 (8.34%) Continuous Integration
14 652 (7.81%) Fintech
15 635 (7.61%) Unit Testing
16 611 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
17 592 (7.09%) Computer Science
18 590 (7.07%) SDLC
19 521 (6.24%) SOLID
20 429 (5.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3,456 (41.41%) JavaScript
2 3,219 (38.57%) SQL
3 1,403 (16.81%) Java
4 1,310 (15.70%) Python
5 859 (10.29%) C++
6 830 (9.95%) TypeScript
7 561 (6.72%) T-SQL
8 440 (5.27%) PowerShell
9 269 (3.22%) VB.NET
10 243 (2.91%) Go
11 216 (2.59%) PHP
12 196 (2.35%) C
13 193 (2.31%) Ruby
14 167 (2.00%) VB
15 120 (1.44%) Scala
16 100 (1.20%) Bash Shell
17 86 (1.03%) PL/SQL
18 74 (0.89%) R
19 72 (0.86%) Perl
20 69 (0.83%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 939 (11.25%) Degree
2 295 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 178 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 126 (1.51%) ISTQB
5 85 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
6 83 (0.99%) SC Cleared
7 82 (0.98%) ISEB
8 48 (0.58%) DV Cleared
9 47 (0.56%) PhD
10 40 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 28 (0.34%) Master's Degree
13 19 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
14 18 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
15 8 (0.096%) CTC Cleared
16 7 (0.084%) HND
16 7 (0.084%) MCPD
17 5 (0.060%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.060%) HNC
17 5 (0.060%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 593 (7.11%) QA
2 38 (0.46%) SLA
3 36 (0.43%) GDPR
4 25 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 11 (0.13%) MiFID
7 9 (0.11%) EMIR
7 9 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.096%) ISO 13485
9 6 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.072%) WCAG
10 5 (0.060%) JTAG
11 3 (0.036%) NIST
12 2 (0.024%) GAMP
12 2 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.024%) PMO
13 1 (0.012%) COBIT
13 1 (0.012%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 934 (11.19%) Docker
2 47 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.28%) Firmware
4 18 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.048%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.048%) vSphere
7 3 (0.036%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.036%) LXC
8 2 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.012%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.012%) Gluster
9 1 (0.012%) HDFS
9 1 (0.012%) KVM
9 1 (0.012%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.012%) Varnish
9 1 (0.012%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 708 (8.48%) Kubernetes
2 350 (4.19%) Terraform
3 185 (2.22%) Ansible
4 144 (1.73%) Puppet
5 98 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (0.91%) Grafana
7 38 (0.46%) Prometheus
8 35 (0.42%) Istio
9 27 (0.32%) ZABBIX
10 23 (0.28%) Kibana
11 19 (0.23%) MIIS
12 14 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
13 13 (0.16%) SCCM
14 10 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.072%) Packer
15 6 (0.072%) Salt
16 5 (0.060%) Control-M
16 5 (0.060%) Rancher
17 4 (0.048%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
17 4 (0.048%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,895 (22.71%) Microsoft
2 337 (4.04%) Oracle
3 221 (2.65%) Xamarin
4 154 (1.85%) Google
5 78 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 74 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 72 (0.86%) SAP
8 65 (0.78%) VMware
9 47 (0.56%) Sitecore
10 37 (0.44%) Nintex
11 35 (0.42%) Databricks
12 34 (0.41%) Apple
13 32 (0.38%) Ceridian
14 27 (0.32%) IBM
15 26 (0.31%) New Relic
16 24 (0.29%) Adobe
16 24 (0.29%) SaltStack
17 23 (0.28%) Splunk
18 21 (0.25%) Perforce
19 19 (0.23%) DevExpress