Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 10,645 19,606 25,270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.39% 15.95% 16.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.38% 29.48% 30.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10,789 18,047 23,481
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £81,250
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 41,937 66,516 82,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.70% 54.10% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34,863 55,353 69,385
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
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 28 February 2021.

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 28 February 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 -4 9,454 £52,500 +5.00% 2,379
UK excluding London -1 6,982 £50,000 +11.11% 1,933
London -2 3,144 £65,000 - 627
South East -2 2,227 £52,500 +10.53% 464
Work from Home -4 2,151 £52,500 +5.00% 558
North of England -3 1,622 £50,000 +11.11% 521
Midlands -2 1,055 £47,500 +9.20% 388
South West -3 843 £45,000 - 196
North West -2 812 £50,000 +11.11% 303
Yorkshire -5 673 £50,000 +11.11% 163
West Midlands -1 585 £47,500 +5.56% 218
Scotland 0 570 £47,500 +5.56% 119
East Midlands -3 466 £47,500 +11.76% 167
East of England -1 420 £50,000 - 178
Wales +1 165 £42,500 -1.16% 40
North East -2 137 £47,500 +9.20% 55
Northern Ireland -3 80 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Channel Islands -3 1 £40,000 -38.46%
Isle of Man -13 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 7,430 (69.80%) .NET
2 4,841 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
3 4,691 (44.07%) JavaScript
4 4,487 (42.15%) Azure
5 4,250 (39.92%) SQL
6 3,119 (29.30%) SQL Server
7 3,042 (28.58%) .NET Core
8 2,644 (24.84%) DevOps
9 2,557 (24.02%) HTML
10 2,535 (23.81%) CSS
11 2,527 (23.74%) ASP.NET
12 2,476 (23.26%) MVC
13 2,447 (22.99%) Software Engineering
14 2,318 (21.78%) Microsoft
15 2,201 (20.68%) AngularJS
16 1,979 (18.59%) React
17 1,901 (17.86%) TDD
18 1,894 (17.79%) Java
19 1,868 (17.55%) Finance
20 1,865 (17.52%) Python
21 1,773 (16.66%) .NET Framework
22 1,742 (16.36%) AWS
23 1,626 (15.27%) Microservices
24 1,606 (15.09%) Test Automation
25 1,464 (13.75%) Scrum
26 1,343 (12.62%) Docker
27 1,336 (12.55%) Git (software)
28 1,198 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
29 1,175 (11.04%) Degree
30 1,144 (10.75%) 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
1 301 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 294 (2.76%) CMS
3 250 (2.35%) IIS
4 193 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
5 154 (1.45%) Umbraco
6 150 (1.41%) Confluence
7 136 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 106 (1.00%) NServiceBus
9 92 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 80 (0.75%) EPiServer
11 63 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
12 60 (0.56%) nginx
13 51 (0.48%) Apache
14 43 (0.40%) Kentico
15 33 (0.31%) WordPress
16 24 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
17 23 (0.22%) JBoss
18 21 (0.20%) ColdFusion
19 15 (0.14%) Sitefinity
20 12 (0.11%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 106 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.14%) InVision
4 15 (0.14%) Sketch
5 12 (0.11%) Adobe XD
5 12 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 11 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.094%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.075%) Simulink
8 8 (0.075%) SPSS
9 5 (0.047%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.047%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.047%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.038%) Figma
10 4 (0.038%) Zeplin
11 3 (0.028%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.019%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 233 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 21 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 20 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 18 (0.17%) nopCommerce
6 17 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 15 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 14 (0.13%) Summit
9 9 (0.085%) Sage 1000
9 9 (0.085%) Visualfiles
10 8 (0.075%) FINCAD Analytics
11 7 (0.066%) Magento
12 5 (0.047%) Maximo
12 5 (0.047%) SAP Business One
13 4 (0.038%) Elite 3E
13 4 (0.038%) MoSes
13 4 (0.038%) Sage 200
13 4 (0.038%) Sentinel
14 3 (0.028%) Dynamics GP
15 2 (0.019%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 4,487 (42.15%) Azure
2 1,742 (16.36%) AWS
3 591 (5.55%) SaaS
4 487 (4.57%) GCP
5 388 (3.64%) Serverless
6 371 (3.49%) PaaS
7 298 (2.80%) Power Platform
8 222 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
9 167 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 162 (1.52%) IaaS
11 161 (1.51%) Azure Functions
12 131 (1.23%) GitHub
13 130 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
14 121 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
15 116 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
16 105 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
17 91 (0.85%) Logic Apps
18 82 (0.77%) Datadog
19 75 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
19 75 (0.70%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 182 (1.71%) HTTP
2 134 (1.26%) Skype
3 94 (0.88%) Internet
4 44 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.28%) Firewall
6 22 (0.21%) Ethernet
6 22 (0.21%) Intranet
7 18 (0.17%) Wireshark
8 17 (0.16%) Wireless
9 15 (0.14%) FTP
10 14 (0.13%) DNS
10 14 (0.13%) LAN
11 11 (0.10%) Network Security
11 11 (0.10%) VPN
12 10 (0.094%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.085%) WAN
14 8 (0.075%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.075%) RTP
15 7 (0.066%) Modbus
15 7 (0.066%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,119 (29.30%) SQL Server
2 753 (7.07%) NoSQL
3 463 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 381 (3.58%) Relational Database
5 345 (3.24%) MySQL
6 292 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
7 279 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 272 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 269 (2.53%) Redis
10 251 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 213 (2.00%) Big Data
12 209 (1.96%) Power BI
13 178 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
14 125 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 118 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 113 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
17 95 (0.89%) Hadoop
18 80 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 68 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 64 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1,336 (12.55%) Git (software)
2 807 (7.58%) Selenium
3 687 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 495 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 488 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 404 (3.80%) JIRA
7 367 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 359 (3.37%) SpecFlow
9 292 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
10 275 (2.58%) NUnit
11 227 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 174 (1.63%) WebDriver
13 168 (1.58%) Postman
14 162 (1.52%) Cucumber
15 140 (1.32%) Subversion
16 118 (1.11%) Cypress.io
17 108 (1.01%) JMeter
18 102 (0.96%) Bitbucket
19 91 (0.85%) MSTest
20 78 (0.73%) Eclipse
General
1 1,868 (17.55%) Finance
2 377 (3.54%) Games
3 376 (3.53%) Front Office
4 277 (2.60%) Marketing
5 274 (2.57%) Retail
6 231 (2.17%) Public Sector
7 212 (1.99%) Banking
8 173 (1.63%) Law
9 140 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 124 (1.16%) Electronics
11 106 (1.00%) Back Office
12 100 (0.94%) Multimedia
13 98 (0.92%) Advertising
14 97 (0.91%) Telecoms
15 73 (0.69%) Legal
16 64 (0.60%) Publishing
17 51 (0.48%) Financial Institution
18 50 (0.47%) Automotive
19 44 (0.41%) Investment Banking
20 42 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6,834 (64.20%) Developer
2 2,836 (26.64%) .NET Developer
3 2,306 (21.66%) C# Developer
4 1,651 (15.51%) Software Developer
5 1,558 (14.64%) Senior Developer
6 1,313 (12.33%) Software Engineer
7 1,239 (11.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 805 (7.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 704 (6.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 619 (5.81%) C# Software Developer
11 588 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
12 555 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
13 385 (3.62%) Azure Developer
14 383 (3.60%) Senior Software Developer
14 383 (3.60%) SQL Developer
15 371 (3.49%) Lead Developer
16 360 (3.38%) C# Software Engineer
17 341 (3.20%) Junior
18 326 (3.06%) Senior Software Engineer
19 317 (2.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,430 (69.80%) .NET
2 3,042 (28.58%) .NET Core
3 2,557 (24.02%) HTML
4 2,535 (23.81%) CSS
5 2,527 (23.74%) ASP.NET
6 2,201 (20.68%) AngularJS
7 1,979 (18.59%) React
8 1,773 (16.66%) .NET Framework
9 1,198 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,013 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 990 (9.30%) jQuery
12 940 (8.83%) REST
13 899 (8.45%) Web Services
14 875 (8.22%) HTML5
15 869 (8.16%) Entity Framework
16 847 (7.96%) Vue.js
17 751 (7.05%) Node.js
18 649 (6.10%) RESTful
19 517 (4.86%) CSS3
20 491 (4.61%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 778 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
2 526 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 453 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 422 (3.96%) User Experience
5 341 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
6 257 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 247 (2.32%) Hedge funds
8 214 (2.01%) Algorithms
9 212 (1.99%) Data Structures
10 191 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 179 (1.68%) Derivative
12 170 (1.60%) Equities
13 134 (1.26%) Fixed Income
14 133 (1.25%) N-Tier
15 105 (0.99%) Management Information System
16 101 (0.95%) Cloud Native
17 97 (0.91%) EPoS
18 87 (0.82%) Virtual Team
19 78 (0.73%) Public Cloud
20 68 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 772 (7.25%) Windows
2 515 (4.84%) Linux
3 256 (2.40%) Android
4 213 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 151 (1.42%) Windows Server
6 86 (0.81%) Unix
7 26 (0.24%) CentOS
8 24 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
9 20 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 16 (0.15%) AIX
11 13 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
11 13 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
13 11 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 11 (0.10%) VMS
14 10 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (0.066%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.028%) Kali Linux
18 2 (0.019%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,841 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
2 2,644 (24.84%) DevOps
3 2,476 (23.26%) MVC
4 2,447 (22.99%) Software Engineering
5 1,901 (17.86%) TDD
6 1,626 (15.27%) Microservices
7 1,606 (15.09%) Test Automation
8 1,464 (13.75%) Scrum
9 1,144 (10.75%) OO
10 1,004 (9.43%) Mentoring
11 861 (8.09%) SDLC
12 853 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
13 846 (7.95%) Web Development
14 839 (7.88%) BDD
15 833 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
16 816 (7.67%) Fintech
17 807 (7.58%) Unit Testing
18 742 (6.97%) Computer Science
19 692 (6.50%) SOLID
20 587 (5.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,691 (44.07%) JavaScript
2 4,250 (39.92%) SQL
3 1,894 (17.79%) Java
4 1,865 (17.52%) Python
5 1,110 (10.43%) TypeScript
6 1,073 (10.08%) C++
7 722 (6.78%) T-SQL
8 562 (5.28%) PowerShell
9 379 (3.56%) PHP
10 364 (3.42%) Go
11 351 (3.30%) VB.NET
12 313 (2.94%) C
13 286 (2.69%) Ruby
14 249 (2.34%) VB
15 205 (1.93%) Scala
16 175 (1.64%) Bash Shell
17 126 (1.18%) Kotlin
18 105 (0.99%) VBA
19 92 (0.86%) Perl
20 85 (0.80%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1,175 (11.04%) Degree
2 408 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 260 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 168 (1.58%) SC Cleared
5 151 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 106 (1.00%) ISEB
7 89 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
8 72 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 62 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
10 60 (0.56%) CIW
11 59 (0.55%) OCA
11 59 (0.55%) OCP
11 59 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
12 45 (0.42%) Master's Degree
13 42 (0.39%) DV Cleared
14 41 (0.39%) PhD
15 38 (0.36%) HNC
16 31 (0.29%) HND
17 14 (0.13%) AWS Certification
18 9 (0.085%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 799 (7.51%) QA
2 39 (0.37%) SLA
3 36 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (0.30%) GDPR
5 24 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.13%) WAI
8 10 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.094%) EMIR
8 10 (0.094%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.094%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.094%) MiFID
8 10 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.085%) WCAG
10 7 (0.066%) ISO 13485
11 6 (0.056%) NIST
12 5 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.038%) JTAG
14 3 (0.028%) DICOM
15 2 (0.019%) IEC 61131
System Software
1 1,343 (12.62%) Docker
2 77 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 45 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.23%) Firmware
5 14 (0.13%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.038%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.028%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.028%) Snort
8 3 (0.028%) Squid
8 3 (0.028%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.019%) vSphere
10 1 (0.009%) Gluster
10 1 (0.009%) HDFS
10 1 (0.009%) KVM
10 1 (0.009%) LXC
10 1 (0.009%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.009%) Varnish
10 1 (0.009%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,043 (9.80%) Kubernetes
2 584 (5.49%) Terraform
3 274 (2.57%) Ansible
4 186 (1.75%) Puppet
5 170 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 101 (0.95%) Grafana
7 82 (0.77%) Prometheus
8 32 (0.30%) Istio
8 32 (0.30%) Kibana
9 24 (0.23%) Fortio
9 24 (0.23%) Kiali
9 24 (0.23%) MIIS
10 14 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.11%) Packer
11 12 (0.11%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.10%) Rancher
13 10 (0.094%) Rundeck
14 9 (0.085%) Failover Clustering
14 9 (0.085%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.085%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2,318 (21.78%) Microsoft
2 408 (3.83%) Oracle
3 255 (2.40%) Xamarin
4 220 (2.07%) Google
5 119 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 96 (0.90%) SAP
7 86 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
8 79 (0.74%) Nintex
9 78 (0.73%) VMware
10 76 (0.71%) Atlassian
11 57 (0.54%) Databricks
12 49 (0.46%) IBM
12 49 (0.46%) New Relic
13 46 (0.43%) SaltStack
14 39 (0.37%) Apple
15 37 (0.35%) Telerik
16 35 (0.33%) Adobe
17 33 (0.31%) Splunk
18 32 (0.30%) Ceridian
18 32 (0.30%) Sage