Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 21,506 27,583 29,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.76% 16.91% 16.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.34% 30.60% 29.74%
Number of salaries quoted 18,510 24,017 26,194
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 73,295 90,128 99,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.72% 55.25% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60,413 75,011 81,990
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for C# in the UK

C#
Top 18 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 20 November 2019. 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 0 19,923 £50,000 - 3,931
UK excluding London -2 13,770 £45,000 - 3,264
London -4 7,253 £62,500 - 957
South East +1 4,865 £47,500 +5.56% 900
North of England 0 2,963 £45,000 - 813
Midlands 0 2,023 £44,000 +3.53% 573
South West 0 1,809 £45,000 +5.88% 381
North West 0 1,624 £45,000 - 441
Yorkshire 0 1,172 £45,000 +5.88% 310
West Midlands +2 1,131 £45,000 +5.88% 319
East of England -2 989 £50,000 +7.53% 314
East Midlands +1 882 £42,500 +6.25% 254
Scotland 0 772 £44,000 -2.22% 172
Wales -4 240 £40,000 - 74
North East -5 169 £45,000 - 62
Northern Ireland -2 120 £47,500 +25.00% 46
Channel Islands +15 6 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Isle of Man - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 15,770 (73.33%) .NET
2 10,078 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9,204 (42.80%) JavaScript
4 8,319 (38.68%) SQL
5 7,889 (36.68%) SQL Server
6 7,727 (35.93%) ASP.NET
7 6,866 (31.93%) MVC
8 6,325 (29.41%) Azure
9 5,855 (27.22%) HTML
10 5,307 (24.68%) CSS
11 5,185 (24.11%) Microsoft
12 4,800 (22.32%) AngularJS
13 4,139 (19.25%) Software Engineering
14 3,998 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3,860 (17.95%) Java
16 3,777 (17.56%) Finance
17 3,611 (16.79%) TDD
18 3,547 (16.49%) Scrum
19 3,459 (16.08%) .NET Framework
20 3,284 (15.27%) .NET Core
21 3,254 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web API
22 3,072 (14.28%) Degree
23 2,878 (13.38%) DevOps
24 2,850 (13.25%) Test Automation
25 2,779 (12.92%) AWS
26 2,759 (12.83%) Git (software)
27 2,600 (12.09%) Python
28 2,584 (12.02%) Web Services
29 2,560 (11.90%) jQuery
30 2,362 (10.98%) React

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
1 591 (2.75%) IIS
2 496 (2.31%) CMS
3 491 (2.28%) SharePoint
4 363 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 358 (1.66%) Confluence
6 336 (1.56%) Umbraco
7 160 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 137 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
9 118 (0.55%) EPiServer
10 116 (0.54%) Apache Spark
11 107 (0.50%) Apache
12 94 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 92 (0.43%) WordPress
14 70 (0.33%) NServiceBus
15 55 (0.26%) Kentico
16 53 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 51 (0.24%) nginx
18 49 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
19 42 (0.20%) SAS
20 40 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 228 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 171 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 38 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 37 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 28 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 25 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 25 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
9 17 (0.079%) S-PLUS
10 15 (0.070%) InfoPath
11 12 (0.056%) Simulink
12 10 (0.046%) Mathematica
13 8 (0.037%) 3ds Max
14 7 (0.033%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.033%) Zeplin
15 6 (0.028%) Maya
15 6 (0.028%) Stateflow
16 5 (0.023%) Revit
17 4 (0.019%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 481 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (0.40%) thinkFolio
3 79 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 55 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 36 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 36 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 35 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
7 34 (0.16%) Front Arena
8 30 (0.14%) WebTrends
9 29 (0.13%) LatentZero
10 28 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
11 21 (0.098%) SAP ERP
12 15 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
13 12 (0.056%) Visualfiles
14 11 (0.051%) Magento
14 11 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 9 (0.042%) Endur
15 9 (0.042%) SDL Web 8
15 9 (0.042%) SimCorp Dimension
15 9 (0.042%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6,325 (29.41%) Azure
2 2,779 (12.92%) AWS
3 868 (4.04%) SaaS
4 496 (2.31%) Power Platform
5 483 (2.25%) Serverless
6 479 (2.23%) GCP
7 420 (1.95%) PaaS
8 393 (1.83%) GitHub
9 310 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
10 221 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
11 184 (0.86%) Office 365
12 174 (0.81%) npm
13 155 (0.72%) IaaS
14 151 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
14 151 (0.70%) Azure Functions
15 92 (0.43%) Amazon S3
15 92 (0.43%) PowerApps
16 83 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
17 72 (0.33%) Slack
18 70 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 346 (1.61%) Internet
2 188 (0.87%) HTTP
3 141 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 124 (0.58%) Firewall
5 62 (0.29%) DNS
6 60 (0.28%) Intranet
7 42 (0.20%) FTP
8 41 (0.19%) Broadband
9 34 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 34 (0.16%) SSL
10 31 (0.14%) VoIP
10 31 (0.14%) Wireshark
11 28 (0.13%) RS-485
12 27 (0.13%) RS-232
13 25 (0.12%) Skype
14 19 (0.088%) Network Security
15 18 (0.084%) CTI
16 17 (0.079%) SMTP
16 17 (0.079%) VPN
17 16 (0.074%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,889 (36.68%) SQL Server
2 1,125 (5.23%) NoSQL
3 881 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 862 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 821 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 754 (3.51%) MySQL
7 739 (3.44%) SQL Server 2016
8 506 (2.35%) MongoDB
9 475 (2.21%) Big Data
10 437 (2.03%) Power BI
11 431 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
12 413 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 349 (1.62%) Azure SQL Database
14 345 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
15 334 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 254 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 224 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
18 201 (0.93%) RDBMS
19 195 (0.91%) Redis
20 155 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2,759 (12.83%) Git (software)
2 1,888 (8.78%) Visual Studio
3 1,411 (6.56%) Selenium
4 1,231 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 997 (4.64%) JIRA
6 765 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 689 (3.20%) SpecFlow
8 626 (2.91%) TeamCity
9 584 (2.72%) NUnit
10 540 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 505 (2.35%) WebDriver
12 474 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
13 382 (1.78%) Subversion
14 381 (1.77%) Cucumber
15 283 (1.32%) Bitbucket
16 240 (1.12%) SoapUI
17 208 (0.97%) JMeter
18 182 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 156 (0.73%) MSTest
20 152 (0.71%) JUnit
General
1 3,777 (17.56%) Finance
2 844 (3.92%) Retail
3 841 (3.91%) Banking
4 673 (3.13%) Games
5 617 (2.87%) Marketing
6 600 (2.79%) Front Office
7 405 (1.88%) Public Sector
8 364 (1.69%) Manufacturing
9 262 (1.22%) Telecoms
10 236 (1.10%) Electronics
11 208 (0.97%) Law
12 205 (0.95%) Legal
13 183 (0.85%) Advertising
14 167 (0.78%) Automotive
15 161 (0.75%) Investment Banking
16 144 (0.67%) Aerospace
17 138 (0.64%) Back Office
18 95 (0.44%) Financial Institution
19 75 (0.35%) German Language
20 73 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 14,566 (67.73%) Developer
2 6,485 (30.15%) .NET Developer
3 5,780 (26.88%) C# Developer
4 3,264 (15.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,222 (14.98%) Software Developer
6 2,793 (12.99%) Senior Developer
7 2,240 (10.42%) Software Engineer
8 1,246 (5.79%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,171 (5.44%) C# Software Developer
10 1,133 (5.27%) Junior
11 1,118 (5.20%) Full Stack Developer
12 1,051 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
13 991 (4.61%) .NET Software Developer
14 961 (4.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 956 (4.45%) Senior C# Developer
16 953 (4.43%) SQL Developer
17 906 (4.21%) Junior Developer
18 842 (3.92%) Web Developer
19 807 (3.75%) Graduate
20 752 (3.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15,770 (73.33%) .NET
2 7,727 (35.93%) ASP.NET
3 5,855 (27.22%) HTML
4 5,307 (24.68%) CSS
5 4,800 (22.32%) AngularJS
6 3,998 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3,459 (16.08%) .NET Framework
8 3,284 (15.27%) .NET Core
9 3,254 (15.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2,584 (12.02%) Web Services
11 2,560 (11.90%) jQuery
12 2,362 (10.98%) React
13 1,863 (8.66%) REST
14 1,735 (8.07%) Entity Framework
15 1,691 (7.86%) HTML5
16 1,670 (7.77%) WCF
17 1,662 (7.73%) RESTful
18 1,456 (6.77%) Node.js
19 1,352 (6.29%) XML
20 1,279 (5.95%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,833 (8.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1,061 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 796 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 774 (3.60%) User Experience
5 663 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 635 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
7 551 (2.56%) Algorithms
8 492 (2.29%) Hedge funds
9 386 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 363 (1.69%) Derivative
11 290 (1.35%) Equities
12 284 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 232 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 228 (1.06%) Management Information System
15 211 (0.98%) Robotics
16 204 (0.95%) Cloud Native
17 188 (0.87%) Client/Server
18 169 (0.79%) Virtual Team
19 135 (0.63%) Public Cloud
20 98 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2,128 (9.89%) Windows
2 964 (4.48%) Linux
3 591 (2.75%) Android
4 512 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 266 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 223 (1.04%) Unix
7 99 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 67 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 43 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 34 (0.16%) VMS
13 25 (0.12%) CentOS
13 25 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
14 18 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (0.084%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.065%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.060%) tvOS
17 8 (0.037%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.037%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,078 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6,866 (31.93%) MVC
3 4,139 (19.25%) Software Engineering
4 3,611 (16.79%) TDD
5 3,547 (16.49%) Scrum
6 2,878 (13.38%) DevOps
7 2,850 (13.25%) Test Automation
8 2,156 (10.03%) Computer Science
9 2,143 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
10 2,127 (9.89%) Web Development
11 2,055 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
12 2,053 (9.55%) Microservices
13 2,037 (9.47%) OO
14 1,828 (8.50%) SDLC
15 1,808 (8.41%) BDD
16 1,700 (7.90%) Mentoring
17 1,692 (7.87%) Unit Testing
18 1,135 (5.28%) SOLID
19 1,049 (4.88%) Fintech
20 1,007 (4.68%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9,204 (42.80%) JavaScript
2 8,319 (38.68%) SQL
3 3,860 (17.95%) Java
4 2,600 (12.09%) Python
5 2,242 (10.42%) C++
6 1,827 (8.50%) T-SQL
7 1,235 (5.74%) TypeScript
8 1,143 (5.31%) VB.NET
9 827 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 691 (3.21%) C
11 642 (2.99%) PHP
12 622 (2.89%) Ruby
13 542 (2.52%) VB
14 302 (1.40%) R
15 264 (1.23%) VBA
16 255 (1.19%) Scala
17 217 (1.01%) PL/SQL
18 201 (0.93%) Go
19 194 (0.90%) ES6
20 185 (0.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3,072 (14.28%) Degree
2 1,100 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 453 (2.11%) Security Cleared
4 248 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 247 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 220 (1.02%) ISTQB
7 177 (0.82%) ISEB
8 169 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
9 124 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 71 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 68 (0.32%) PhD
12 67 (0.31%) HND
13 55 (0.26%) MCP
14 51 (0.24%) Master's Degree
15 42 (0.20%) MCSD
16 41 (0.19%) AWS Certification
17 37 (0.17%) MCSE
18 29 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
19 28 (0.13%) CCNA
19 28 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,368 (6.36%) QA
2 110 (0.51%) GDPR
3 91 (0.42%) SLA
4 55 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 36 (0.17%) DICOM
6 28 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.088%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.070%) WCAG
9 14 (0.065%) WAI
10 13 (0.060%) IFRS
10 13 (0.060%) IFRS 9
11 12 (0.056%) Basel II
11 12 (0.056%) MiFID
12 11 (0.051%) EMIR
12 11 (0.051%) PMO
13 10 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
13 10 (0.046%) Dodd-Frank
14 9 (0.042%) ISO 13485
14 9 (0.042%) PCI DSS
15 6 (0.028%) MISRA
System Software
1 1,467 (6.82%) Docker
2 169 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 76 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (0.35%) Firmware
5 49 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
6 47 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 20 (0.093%) Forefront TMG
7 20 (0.093%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 20 (0.093%) vSphere
8 16 (0.074%) LXC
9 9 (0.042%) Varnish
10 6 (0.028%) GridGain
11 5 (0.023%) etcd
12 4 (0.019%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.019%) XenApp
13 3 (0.014%) ACF2
13 3 (0.014%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.014%) RACF
13 3 (0.014%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 805 (3.74%) Kubernetes
2 252 (1.17%) Ansible
3 239 (1.11%) Terraform
4 236 (1.10%) Puppet
5 207 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 113 (0.53%) Kibana
7 58 (0.27%) Grafana
8 52 (0.24%) SQL Sentry
9 42 (0.20%) Istio
10 37 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
11 27 (0.13%) Salt
12 24 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
13 23 (0.11%) SCCM
14 21 (0.098%) Automic
15 20 (0.093%) Tivoli
16 19 (0.088%) Docker Swarm
16 19 (0.088%) logstash
16 19 (0.088%) Prometheus
17 18 (0.084%) Knative
18 15 (0.070%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5,185 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 930 (4.32%) Oracle
3 424 (1.97%) Google
4 418 (1.94%) Xamarin
5 296 (1.38%) SAP
6 249 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 240 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 172 (0.80%) IBM
9 143 (0.66%) Bloomberg
10 142 (0.66%) Atlassian
11 133 (0.62%) Sage
12 107 (0.50%) Tableau
13 103 (0.48%) Reuters
14 88 (0.41%) HP
14 88 (0.41%) VMware
15 80 (0.37%) SimCorp
16 74 (0.34%) Facebook
17 72 (0.33%) Charles River
18 69 (0.32%) Apple
18 69 (0.32%) Splunk