Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 9 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 14,360 10,724 22,193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 15.16% 15.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.15% 27.03% 28.64%
Number of salaries quoted 10,823 9,221 19,271
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 62,024 39,673 77,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.16% 56.07% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 42,794 32,954 64,148
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 2021. 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 12,659 £55,000 +4.76% 3,078
UK excluding London -1 8,691 £50,000 +5.26% 2,338
London -6 4,732 £70,000 +3.70% 968
Work from Home -8 3,168 £53,000 +6.00% 741
South East -2 2,807 £50,000 - 518
North of England -4 1,834 £50,000 +5.26% 687
Midlands +1 1,341 £45,000 - 454
South West -5 1,100 £45,000 -5.26% 204
North West -3 884 £50,000 - 407
West Midlands +1 851 £47,500 +5.56% 267
Yorkshire -3 803 £50,000 +9.89% 185
Scotland 0 692 £47,500 +5.56% 147
East of England -1 586 £52,500 +5.00% 236
East Midlands -3 484 £45,000 +5.88% 186
Wales -2 182 £40,130 -10.82% 52
Northern Ireland -3 161 £35,000 -17.65% 40
North East -9 147 £40,000 -2.44% 95

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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 10,211 (71.11%) .NET
2 6,620 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
3 6,302 (43.89%) JavaScript
4 6,110 (42.55%) SQL
5 6,048 (42.12%) Azure
6 4,310 (30.01%) SQL Server
7 3,933 (27.39%) .NET Core
8 3,675 (25.59%) Software Engineering
9 3,506 (24.42%) DevOps
10 3,278 (22.83%) HTML
11 3,225 (22.46%) AngularJS
12 3,190 (22.21%) React
13 3,154 (21.96%) CSS
14 3,148 (21.92%) Microsoft
15 3,145 (21.90%) ASP.NET
16 3,017 (21.01%) MVC
17 2,750 (19.15%) AWS
18 2,612 (18.19%) TDD
19 2,608 (18.16%) Java
20 2,523 (17.57%) Finance
21 2,494 (17.37%) Microservices
22 2,462 (17.14%) Social Skills
23 2,435 (16.96%) Python
24 2,362 (16.45%) Scrum
25 2,299 (16.01%) .NET Framework
26 2,204 (15.35%) Docker
27 2,071 (14.42%) Test Automation
28 1,839 (12.81%) Git (software)
29 1,815 (12.64%) Kubernetes
30 1,636 (11.39%) TypeScript

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
1 439 (3.06%) CMS
2 348 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
3 345 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 334 (2.33%) IIS
5 273 (1.90%) Umbraco
6 204 (1.42%) Confluence
7 158 (1.10%) EPiServer
8 140 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 115 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
10 88 (0.61%) Kentico
11 78 (0.54%) nginx
12 67 (0.47%) NServiceBus
13 64 (0.45%) Apache
14 53 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
15 51 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
16 49 (0.34%) WordPress
17 38 (0.26%) SAS
18 30 (0.21%) Headless CMS
19 26 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
20 23 (0.16%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 162 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 123 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (0.26%) Simulink
4 30 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.13%) Figma
7 15 (0.10%) Campfire
7 15 (0.10%) InVision
7 15 (0.10%) Sketch
8 14 (0.097%) Chatbot
9 13 (0.091%) Photoshop
10 12 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
11 11 (0.077%) Maya
12 9 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (0.049%) 3ds Max
13 7 (0.049%) EngageOne
13 7 (0.049%) ZBrush
14 6 (0.042%) Revit
15 5 (0.035%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.028%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 270 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 29 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 26 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 22 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 21 (0.15%) Magento
7 18 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 16 (0.11%) MetaTrader
8 16 (0.11%) Visualfiles
9 12 (0.084%) Elite 3E
10 10 (0.070%) Sage 1000
10 10 (0.070%) SAP Business One
11 9 (0.063%) Summit
12 7 (0.049%) Shopify
13 5 (0.035%) Infor M3
13 5 (0.035%) nopCommerce
13 5 (0.035%) Temenos T24
14 4 (0.028%) Maximo
14 4 (0.028%) SDL Web 8
14 4 (0.028%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6,048 (42.12%) Azure
2 2,750 (19.15%) AWS
3 919 (6.40%) GCP
4 798 (5.56%) Serverless
5 775 (5.40%) SaaS
6 519 (3.61%) Power Platform
7 407 (2.83%) Azure Service Bus
8 381 (2.65%) PaaS
9 361 (2.51%) GitHub
10 300 (2.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 282 (1.96%) Azure Functions
12 280 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
13 276 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
14 255 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
15 188 (1.31%) PowerApps
16 163 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
17 159 (1.11%) Amazon S3
18 158 (1.10%) Azure Logic Apps
19 155 (1.08%) Azure Service Fabric
20 148 (1.03%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 281 (1.96%) HTTP
2 135 (0.94%) Internet
3 67 (0.47%) Firewall
4 55 (0.38%) TCP/IP
5 42 (0.29%) Skype
6 39 (0.27%) DNS
7 38 (0.26%) Modbus
8 31 (0.22%) Intranet
9 30 (0.21%) Broadband
9 30 (0.21%) RS-422
9 30 (0.21%) RS-485
10 29 (0.20%) Wireshark
11 22 (0.15%) FTP
11 22 (0.15%) LAN
11 22 (0.15%) Network Security
12 20 (0.14%) WAN
13 15 (0.10%) SMTP
14 14 (0.097%) VPN
15 13 (0.091%) SSL
16 12 (0.084%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,310 (30.01%) SQL Server
2 1,208 (8.41%) NoSQL
3 741 (5.16%) MongoDB
4 662 (4.61%) Relational Database
5 599 (4.17%) MySQL
6 585 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
7 411 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 385 (2.68%) Power BI
9 364 (2.53%) Redis
10 354 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
11 330 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 299 (2.08%) Big Data
13 248 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 224 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
15 161 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 126 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
17 118 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
18 116 (0.81%) Hadoop
19 114 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 104 (0.72%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1,839 (12.81%) Git (software)
2 1,002 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 1,001 (6.97%) Selenium
4 653 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 604 (4.21%) JIRA
6 560 (3.90%) TeamCity
7 554 (3.86%) SpecFlow
8 544 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 483 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 425 (2.96%) NUnit
11 307 (2.14%) Postman
12 258 (1.80%) WebDriver
13 212 (1.48%) Cypress.io
14 211 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
15 196 (1.36%) Cucumber
16 176 (1.23%) JMeter
17 155 (1.08%) webpack
18 154 (1.07%) Subversion
19 130 (0.91%) GitLab
20 128 (0.89%) Appium
General
1 2,523 (17.57%) Finance
2 2,462 (17.14%) Social Skills
3 598 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
4 487 (3.39%) Retail
5 460 (3.20%) Marketing
6 447 (3.11%) Public Sector
7 445 (3.10%) Games
8 418 (2.91%) Banking
9 298 (2.08%) Front Office
10 215 (1.50%) Law
11 199 (1.39%) Legal
12 197 (1.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 195 (1.36%) Manufacturing
13 195 (1.36%) Organisational Skills
14 190 (1.32%) Electronics
15 165 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
16 142 (0.99%) Telecoms
17 126 (0.88%) Advertising
18 114 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
19 106 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8,571 (59.69%) Developer
2 3,306 (23.02%) .NET Developer
3 2,766 (19.26%) C# Developer
4 2,190 (15.25%) Software Developer
5 2,004 (13.96%) Senior Developer
6 1,957 (13.63%) Software Engineer
7 1,375 (9.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,085 (7.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 747 (5.20%) Senior .NET Developer
10 708 (4.93%) C# Software Developer
11 667 (4.64%) .NET Software Developer
12 573 (3.99%) Senior C# Developer
13 533 (3.71%) Lead Developer
14 525 (3.66%) Senior Software Developer
15 516 (3.59%) Senior Software Engineer
16 498 (3.47%) Junior
17 467 (3.25%) SQL Developer
18 438 (3.05%) C# Software Engineer
19 390 (2.72%) Test Engineer
20 389 (2.71%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,211 (71.11%) .NET
2 3,933 (27.39%) .NET Core
3 3,278 (22.83%) HTML
4 3,225 (22.46%) AngularJS
5 3,190 (22.21%) React
6 3,154 (21.96%) CSS
7 3,145 (21.90%) ASP.NET
8 2,299 (16.01%) .NET Framework
9 1,554 (10.82%) REST
10 1,541 (10.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1,434 (9.99%) Web Services
12 1,261 (8.78%) Node.js
13 1,212 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1,163 (8.10%) jQuery
15 1,107 (7.71%) HTML5
16 1,039 (7.24%) Vue.js
17 1,029 (7.17%) RESTful
18 994 (6.92%) Entity Framework
19 617 (4.30%) CSS3
20 589 (4.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,010 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
2 641 (4.46%) User Experience
3 592 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 463 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
5 302 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 267 (1.86%) Legacy Systems
7 265 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 258 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 243 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 242 (1.69%) Hedge funds
11 237 (1.65%) Equities
12 207 (1.44%) Cloud Native
13 202 (1.41%) Derivative
14 152 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 151 (1.05%) Fixed Income
16 135 (0.94%) Virtual Team
17 132 (0.92%) Blog
18 125 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
19 112 (0.78%) Public Cloud
20 101 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1,054 (7.34%) Windows
2 741 (5.16%) Linux
3 374 (2.60%) Android
4 288 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 196 (1.36%) Windows Server
6 187 (1.30%) Unix
7 32 (0.22%) Windows 10
8 29 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
9 27 (0.19%) VMS
10 25 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (0.16%) CentOS
12 18 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.077%) Windows Server 2019
15 10 (0.070%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.070%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.063%) Kali Linux
16 9 (0.063%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (0.056%) AIX
18 6 (0.042%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,620 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 3,675 (25.59%) Software Engineering
3 3,506 (24.42%) DevOps
4 3,017 (21.01%) MVC
5 2,612 (18.19%) TDD
6 2,494 (17.37%) Microservices
7 2,362 (16.45%) Scrum
8 2,071 (14.42%) Test Automation
9 1,441 (10.03%) OO
10 1,408 (9.81%) SDLC
11 1,394 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
12 1,338 (9.32%) Mentoring
13 1,216 (8.47%) BDD
14 1,193 (8.31%) SOLID
15 1,179 (8.21%) Fintech
16 1,158 (8.06%) Computer Science
17 1,143 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
18 1,118 (7.79%) Unit Testing
19 1,027 (7.15%) Web Development
20 1,015 (7.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6,302 (43.89%) JavaScript
2 6,110 (42.55%) SQL
3 2,608 (18.16%) Java
4 2,435 (16.96%) Python
5 1,636 (11.39%) TypeScript
6 1,316 (9.16%) C++
7 1,120 (7.80%) T-SQL
8 792 (5.52%) PowerShell
9 505 (3.52%) PHP
10 486 (3.38%) Go
11 454 (3.16%) VB.NET
12 424 (2.95%) Scala
13 417 (2.90%) C
14 340 (2.37%) Ruby
15 281 (1.96%) Bash Shell
16 265 (1.85%) VB
17 254 (1.77%) Kotlin
18 172 (1.20%) VBA
19 147 (1.02%) ES6
20 123 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,581 (11.01%) Degree
2 683 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 575 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 474 (3.30%) SC Cleared
5 171 (1.19%) Master's Degree
6 139 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 117 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 104 (0.72%) ISEB
9 97 (0.68%) CIW
9 97 (0.68%) OCA
9 97 (0.68%) OCP
9 97 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
10 89 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
11 80 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 37 (0.26%) PhD
13 34 (0.24%) DV Cleared
14 21 (0.15%) AWS Certification
15 19 (0.13%) HND
16 15 (0.10%) PMI Certification
17 11 (0.077%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,247 (8.68%) QA
2 150 (1.04%) Accessibility
3 75 (0.52%) GDPR
4 50 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 50 (0.35%) SLA
5 49 (0.34%) PSD2
6 31 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 26 (0.18%) GRC
9 15 (0.10%) IEC 61131
10 12 (0.084%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 12 (0.084%) Good Clinical Practice
10 12 (0.084%) WCAG
11 8 (0.056%) SOC 2
12 7 (0.049%) HL7
13 6 (0.042%) DICOM
13 6 (0.042%) Dodd-Frank
13 6 (0.042%) MiFID
14 5 (0.035%) CDISC
14 5 (0.035%) EMIR
System Software
1 2,204 (15.35%) Docker
2 103 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 79 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.19%) Firmware
5 15 (0.10%) LXC
6 14 (0.097%) Ceph
6 14 (0.097%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.077%) Hyper-V
9 8 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.056%) Snort
9 8 (0.056%) Squid
9 8 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.035%) Gluster
10 5 (0.035%) KVM
10 5 (0.035%) vSphere
11 4 (0.028%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.014%) NFS
13 1 (0.007%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.007%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,815 (12.64%) Kubernetes
2 844 (5.88%) Terraform
3 317 (2.21%) Ansible
4 213 (1.48%) Grafana
5 208 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
6 188 (1.31%) Prometheus
7 166 (1.16%) Puppet
8 43 (0.30%) Graphite
9 39 (0.27%) Kibana
10 30 (0.21%) Opsgenie
11 26 (0.18%) Graylog
12 22 (0.15%) MIIS
13 21 (0.15%) Packer
14 17 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
15 16 (0.11%) Istio
15 16 (0.11%) vCenter Server
15 16 (0.11%) ZABBIX
16 14 (0.097%) SCCM
17 12 (0.084%) Active Directory Federation Services
17 12 (0.084%) logstash
Vendors
1 3,148 (21.92%) Microsoft
2 605 (4.21%) Oracle
3 449 (3.13%) Google
4 300 (2.09%) Xamarin
5 142 (0.99%) SAP
6 131 (0.91%) Sitecore
7 118 (0.82%) VMware
8 117 (0.81%) Samsung
9 100 (0.70%) New Relic
10 94 (0.65%) IBM
11 88 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
12 74 (0.52%) SaltStack
13 73 (0.51%) Splunk
14 67 (0.47%) Databricks
14 67 (0.47%) Nintex
15 57 (0.40%) Atlassian
15 57 (0.40%) Telerik
16 47 (0.33%) Sage
17 46 (0.32%) OutSystems
18 44 (0.31%) ServiceNow