Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 29610 30081 33784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.44% 15.90% 15.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.76% 30.02% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26171 27378 30645
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £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 99503 100190 113234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.24% 52.95% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81950 86403 96877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,551 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +1 27783 £45,000 - 2125
UK excluding London 0 19444 £42,500 +6.25% 1533
London +1 9706 £57,500 +4.55% 691
South East +2 6352 £42,500 - 402
North of England -1 4259 £42,500 +6.25% 426
Midlands 0 2943 £40,000 - 252
East of England +1 2517 £45,000 +5.88% 189
North West -1 2410 £42,500 +6.25% 210
South West 0 2008 £41,377 +3.44% 162
West Midlands +3 1776 £40,000 +6.67% 117
Yorkshire +1 1638 £42,500 +6.25% 183
East Midlands 0 1175 £40,000 - 131
Scotland +1 974 £40,000 - 65
Wales +5 349 £37,500 +7.14% 29
North East -7 214 £40,000 +11.11% 33
Northern Ireland +2 76 £32,000 -8.57% 8
Isle of Man -11 1 £60,000 +20.00%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 22705 (76.68%) .NET
2 14993 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
3 13758 (46.46%) ASP.NET
4 13388 (45.21%) SQL Server
5 13022 (43.98%) MVC
6 12653 (42.73%) JavaScript
7 11623 (39.25%) SQL
8 9929 (33.53%) HTML
9 8619 (29.11%) CSS
10 8220 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7420 (25.06%) TDD
12 7367 (24.88%) Microsoft
13 6886 (23.26%) AngularJS
14 5894 (19.91%) Finance
15 5339 (18.03%) Scrum
15 5339 (18.03%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5306 (17.92%) .NET Framework
17 5058 (17.08%) jQuery
18 4947 (16.71%) Java
19 4682 (15.81%) WCF
20 4599 (15.53%) Software Engineering
21 4187 (14.14%) Degree
22 4086 (13.80%) OO
23 3930 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
24 3797 (12.82%) BDD
25 3687 (12.45%) Web Development
26 3644 (12.31%) Web Services
27 3436 (11.60%) Windows
28 3350 (11.31%) HTML5
29 3346 (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 1150 (3.88%) SharePoint
2 1102 (3.72%) IIS
3 1056 (3.57%) CMS
4 646 (2.18%) Umbraco
5 640 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 390 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 362 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 310 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 231 (0.78%) EPiServer
10 221 (0.75%) Apache Spark
11 197 (0.67%) NServiceBus
12 195 (0.66%) Confluence
13 169 (0.57%) Apache
14 153 (0.52%) Tomcat
15 129 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
16 97 (0.33%) Kentico
16 97 (0.33%) Sitefinity
17 87 (0.29%) WordPress
18 83 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 79 (0.27%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 490 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 406 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 90 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 60 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 36 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 36 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 23 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
9 16 (0.054%) SOLIDWORKS
10 14 (0.047%) Chatbot
11 13 (0.044%) SPSS
12 11 (0.037%) Doxygen
13 10 (0.034%) Maya
14 7 (0.024%) 3ds Max
15 6 (0.020%) Autodesk Inventor
16 5 (0.017%) FrameMaker
17 4 (0.014%) CPLEX
17 4 (0.014%) Maple
17 4 (0.014%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 826 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 73 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 39 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 39 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 29 (0.098%) Magento
6 25 (0.084%) NetSuite
7 24 (0.081%) Visualfiles
8 18 (0.061%) MetaTrader
9 17 (0.057%) Adobe Campaign
10 16 (0.054%) Infor M3
10 16 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 14 (0.047%) Sage 200
11 14 (0.047%) Summit
11 14 (0.047%) Teamcenter
12 12 (0.041%) SAP ERP
12 12 (0.041%) Scribe Insight
13 11 (0.037%) Epicor Tropos
13 11 (0.037%) LabWindows
13 11 (0.037%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3930 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1961 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
3 863 (2.91%) SaaS
4 488 (1.65%) GitHub
5 372 (1.26%) Office 365
6 239 (0.81%) PaaS
7 234 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
8 172 (0.58%) npm
9 140 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 127 (0.43%) IaaS
11 118 (0.40%) Google Play
12 104 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 87 (0.29%) Serverless
14 60 (0.20%) Amazon S3
15 55 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
16 54 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
17 52 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
18 47 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
19 40 (0.14%) Google Analytics
19 40 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 742 (2.51%) Internet
2 328 (1.11%) HTTP
3 221 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 184 (0.62%) Intranet
5 170 (0.57%) Broadband
6 147 (0.50%) SMS
7 92 (0.31%) Firewall
7 92 (0.31%) SSL
8 91 (0.31%) Hyperconnected
9 89 (0.30%) Wireless
10 80 (0.27%) DNS
11 53 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 47 (0.16%) Extranet
13 45 (0.15%) Bluetooth
13 45 (0.15%) Network Security
14 38 (0.13%) Skype
15 37 (0.12%) SMTP
16 29 (0.098%) AMQP
16 29 (0.098%) Ethernet
17 28 (0.095%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13388 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 2104 (7.11%) NoSQL
3 1618 (5.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 1561 (5.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1322 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1227 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1149 (3.88%) MongoDB
8 1070 (3.61%) Relational Database
9 954 (3.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 898 (3.03%) MySQL
11 740 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 562 (1.90%) Big Data
13 425 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 400 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
15 347 (1.17%) Redis
16 319 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 278 (0.94%) Hadoop
17 278 (0.94%) Oracle Database
18 269 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
19 267 (0.90%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3346 (11.30%) Visual Studio
2 3259 (11.01%) Git (software)
3 2312 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1789 (6.04%) NUnit
5 1599 (5.40%) Selenium
6 1227 (4.14%) TeamCity
7 1028 (3.47%) JIRA
8 1010 (3.41%) Jenkins
9 993 (3.35%) Subversion
10 739 (2.50%) Moq
11 713 (2.41%) SpecFlow
12 683 (2.31%) Cucumber
13 680 (2.30%) Rhino Mocks
14 611 (2.06%) WebDriver
15 600 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
16 553 (1.87%) MSTest
17 351 (1.19%) JUnit
18 278 (0.94%) MSBuild
19 276 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 259 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 5894 (19.91%) Finance
2 1709 (5.77%) Banking
3 1161 (3.92%) Retail
4 1160 (3.92%) Games
5 1081 (3.65%) Marketing
6 836 (2.82%) Advertising
7 821 (2.77%) Investment Banking
8 710 (2.40%) Front Office
9 643 (2.17%) Telecoms
10 526 (1.78%) Electronics
11 520 (1.76%) Manufacturing
12 397 (1.34%) Retail Banking
13 332 (1.12%) Legal
14 292 (0.99%) Back Office
15 243 (0.82%) Law
16 217 (0.73%) Financial Institution
17 200 (0.68%) Music Industry
18 182 (0.61%) Automotive
19 137 (0.46%) Publishing
20 106 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21648 (73.11%) Developer
2 12054 (40.71%) .NET Developer
3 9737 (32.88%) C# Developer
4 6303 (21.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 3807 (12.86%) Software Developer
6 3700 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 3206 (10.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2882 (9.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2411 (8.14%) Software Engineer
10 2163 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 1978 (6.68%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1959 (6.62%) C# Software Developer
13 1832 (6.19%) SQL Developer
14 1801 (6.08%) .NET Software Developer
15 1682 (5.68%) Senior C# Developer
16 1512 (5.11%) Junior
17 1498 (5.06%) Web Developer
18 1300 (4.39%) Junior Developer
19 1221 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
20 1107 (3.74%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22705 (76.68%) .NET
2 13758 (46.46%) ASP.NET
3 9929 (33.53%) HTML
4 8619 (29.11%) CSS
5 8220 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6886 (23.26%) AngularJS
7 5339 (18.03%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5306 (17.92%) .NET Framework
9 5058 (17.08%) jQuery
10 4682 (15.81%) WCF
11 3644 (12.31%) Web Services
12 3350 (11.31%) HTML5
13 3237 (10.93%) RESTful
14 3097 (10.46%) Entity Framework
15 3082 (10.41%) WPF
16 2802 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 2595 (8.76%) Node.js
18 2560 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 2429 (8.20%) XML
20 1996 (6.74%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2724 (9.20%) Computer Science
2 2619 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
3 1722 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1127 (3.81%) User Experience
5 955 (3.23%) Fintech
6 930 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
6 930 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 629 (2.12%) Algorithms
8 414 (1.40%) Hedge funds
9 391 (1.32%) Derivative
10 378 (1.28%) Client/Server
11 295 (1.00%) N-Tier
12 258 (0.87%) Data Structures
13 247 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 247 (0.83%) Management Information System
14 244 (0.82%) Equities
15 210 (0.71%) Fixed Income
16 209 (0.71%) Social Media
17 198 (0.67%) Tandem
18 191 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3436 (11.60%) Windows
2 1332 (4.50%) Linux
3 1010 (3.41%) Android
4 749 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 463 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 422 (1.43%) Unix
7 112 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 106 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 92 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 89 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 37 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 36 (0.12%) Debian
14 35 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 35 (0.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 30 (0.10%) Ubuntu
16 26 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
17 22 (0.074%) CentOS
17 22 (0.074%) Mac OS
18 20 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14993 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13022 (43.98%) MVC
3 7420 (25.06%) TDD
4 5339 (18.03%) Scrum
5 4599 (15.53%) Software Engineering
6 4086 (13.80%) OO
7 3797 (12.82%) BDD
8 3687 (12.45%) Web Development
9 3269 (11.04%) Test Automation
10 2984 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
11 2866 (9.68%) Web Application Development
12 2773 (9.37%) SDLC
13 2176 (7.35%) Unit Testing
14 1836 (6.20%) OOP
15 1670 (5.64%) Mentoring
16 1628 (5.50%) SOLID
17 1583 (5.35%) DevOps
18 1337 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
19 1327 (4.48%) Microservices
20 1325 (4.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12653 (42.73%) JavaScript
2 11623 (39.25%) SQL
3 4947 (16.71%) Java
4 3044 (10.28%) C++
5 3025 (10.22%) T-SQL
6 2612 (8.82%) Python
7 1923 (6.49%) VB.NET
8 1859 (6.28%) Ruby
9 1136 (3.84%) C
10 1031 (3.48%) PowerShell
11 963 (3.25%) PHP
12 955 (3.23%) VB
13 814 (2.75%) TypeScript
14 422 (1.43%) F#
15 417 (1.41%) PL/SQL
16 400 (1.35%) Scala
17 336 (1.13%) Perl
18 302 (1.02%) VBA
19 270 (0.91%) Bash Shell
20 225 (0.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4187 (14.14%) Degree
2 1098 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 553 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 411 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 270 (0.91%) SC Cleared
6 247 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 233 (0.79%) ISEB
8 222 (0.75%) PhD
9 155 (0.52%) MCP
10 153 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
11 129 (0.44%) MCSD
12 90 (0.30%) Master's Degree
13 84 (0.28%) MCAD
14 76 (0.26%) MCPD
15 69 (0.23%) HND
16 63 (0.21%) MCTS
17 57 (0.19%) DV Cleared
18 55 (0.19%) CISSP
18 55 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 38 (0.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1617 (5.46%) QA
2 162 (0.55%) SLA
3 54 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 46 (0.16%) MiFID
5 45 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 44 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 37 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 31 (0.10%) GDPR
9 29 (0.098%) PMO
10 23 (0.078%) EMIR
11 19 (0.064%) Basel III
11 19 (0.064%) ISO 13485
12 15 (0.051%) SEPA
13 14 (0.047%) ISO 14001
13 14 (0.047%) WCAG
14 12 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 12 (0.041%) MISRA
14 12 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 11 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
15 11 (0.037%) MISRA C
System Software
1 667 (2.25%) Docker
2 282 (0.95%) Active Directory
3 110 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 107 (0.36%) Firmware
5 35 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.057%) Apache Flume
7 15 (0.051%) HDFS
8 14 (0.047%) Terminal Server
9 13 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (0.044%) vSphere
10 12 (0.041%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (0.037%) DFS Replication
12 9 (0.030%) VirtualBox
12 9 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.024%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.017%) NFS
15 4 (0.014%) Samba
15 4 (0.014%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 367 (1.24%) Puppet
2 344 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 280 (0.95%) Ansible
4 242 (0.82%) Kibana
5 140 (0.47%) Terraform
6 139 (0.47%) Kubernetes
7 98 (0.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 91 (0.31%) WSUS
9 88 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
10 57 (0.19%) Packer
10 57 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 53 (0.18%) logstash
12 42 (0.14%) Nagios
13 38 (0.13%) Grafana
13 38 (0.13%) Salt
14 36 (0.12%) SCCM
15 30 (0.10%) Mesos
15 30 (0.10%) Opsview
16 29 (0.098%) ZABBIX
17 26 (0.088%) Consul
Vendors
1 7367 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 1607 (5.43%) Oracle
3 816 (2.76%) Google
4 570 (1.93%) Xamarin
5 533 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 426 (1.44%) Facebook
7 384 (1.30%) SAP
8 215 (0.73%) Twitter
9 203 (0.69%) VMware
10 161 (0.54%) Telerik
11 159 (0.54%) Apple
12 153 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
13 140 (0.47%) HP
14 128 (0.43%) IBM
15 127 (0.43%) Sybase
16 122 (0.41%) Sony
17 119 (0.40%) Tableau
18 108 (0.36%) Yahoo!
19 105 (0.35%) Atlassian
20 101 (0.34%) DevExpress