Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing C# 30,855 28,809 30,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.38% 16.70% 14.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.99% 30.59% 28.75%
Number of salaries quoted 27,353 26,126 27,752
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%

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 99,559 94,181 106,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 54.58% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 83,684 80,447 91,813
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -

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 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 28,903 £45,000 - 4,036
UK excluding London 0 20,730 £42,500 +6.25% 3,096
London +2 9,634 £57,500 - 1,183
South East 0 6,711 £42,500 - 819
North of England 0 4,828 £42,500 +6.25% 756
Midlands +1 2,968 £40,000 - 554
East of England 0 2,467 £45,000 +5.88% 397
North West -1 2,455 £42,500 +6.25% 398
South West +1 2,278 £42,500 +6.25% 325
Yorkshire +1 1,954 £42,500 +6.25% 290
West Midlands -1 1,623 £41,000 +2.50% 282
East Midlands +3 1,345 £40,000 -2.44% 272
Scotland 0 1,043 £42,500 +6.25% 161
North East +2 423 £42,500 +13.33% 68
Wales +1 376 £40,000 +6.67% 53
Northern Ireland +5 83 £37,500 +10.29% 29
Isle of Man +2 3 £42,750 +22.14% 3

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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 23,453 (76.01%) .NET
2 15,667 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
3 13,841 (44.86%) ASP.NET
4 13,434 (43.54%) SQL Server
5 13,342 (43.24%) JavaScript
6 12,924 (41.89%) MVC
7 12,088 (39.18%) SQL
8 9,737 (31.56%) HTML
9 8,555 (27.73%) CSS
10 8,447 (27.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7,897 (25.59%) TDD
12 7,779 (25.21%) Microsoft
13 7,395 (23.97%) AngularJS
14 5,723 (18.55%) .NET Framework
15 5,707 (18.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5,642 (18.29%) Finance
17 5,453 (17.67%) Scrum
18 5,131 (16.63%) Software Engineering
19 5,087 (16.49%) Java
20 4,957 (16.07%) WCF
21 4,890 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
22 4,753 (15.40%) jQuery
23 4,383 (14.21%) BDD
24 4,088 (13.25%) OO
25 3,945 (12.79%) Degree
26 3,917 (12.69%) RESTful
27 3,872 (12.55%) Git (software)
28 3,603 (11.68%) Web Services
29 3,470 (11.25%) Test Automation
30 3,466 (11.23%) Web Development

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 1,207 (3.91%) SharePoint
2 1,026 (3.33%) CMS
3 882 (2.86%) IIS
4 775 (2.51%) Umbraco
5 711 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 384 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
7 365 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 330 (1.07%) Confluence
9 319 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 294 (0.95%) Apache Spark
11 269 (0.87%) EPiServer
12 195 (0.63%) NServiceBus
13 181 (0.59%) Apache
14 154 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
15 136 (0.44%) Tomcat
16 113 (0.37%) Kentico
17 102 (0.33%) Apache Solr
18 98 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 74 (0.24%) Sitefinity
20 62 (0.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 448 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 243 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 76 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 50 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 49 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 41 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 36 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
8 33 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 32 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
10 31 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 15 (0.049%) Adobe Premiere
12 8 (0.026%) 3ds Max
12 8 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 8 (0.026%) GNU Octave
12 8 (0.026%) InDesign
12 8 (0.026%) Maya
12 8 (0.026%) SOLIDWORKS
13 7 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
13 7 (0.023%) Simulink
14 5 (0.016%) Blender
Business Applications
1 933 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 61 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 59 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 59 (0.19%) thinkFolio
5 47 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 43 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
7 32 (0.10%) Epicor Tropos
7 32 (0.10%) Front Arena
8 30 (0.097%) Markit EDM
9 29 (0.094%) Magento
10 27 (0.088%) Infor M3
11 25 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
12 23 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
13 19 (0.062%) MetaTrader
14 16 (0.052%) Elite 3E
15 15 (0.049%) SAP Business One
16 14 (0.045%) Bloomberg AIM
17 12 (0.039%) Distributed Ledger
18 11 (0.036%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4,890 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,383 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
3 727 (2.36%) SaaS
4 457 (1.48%) Office 365
5 408 (1.32%) GitHub
6 395 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
7 332 (1.08%) PaaS
8 288 (0.93%) IaaS
9 224 (0.73%) Serverless
10 223 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
11 215 (0.70%) npm
12 154 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
13 117 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
14 102 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
15 99 (0.32%) NuGet
16 95 (0.31%) Google Play
17 86 (0.28%) Amazon S3
18 77 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
19 72 (0.23%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
20 61 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 689 (2.23%) Internet
2 350 (1.13%) HTTP
3 199 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 193 (0.63%) SMS
5 187 (0.61%) Intranet
6 157 (0.51%) Broadband
7 123 (0.40%) Firewall
8 121 (0.39%) Hyperconnected
9 104 (0.34%) SSL
10 97 (0.31%) DNS
11 69 (0.22%) VPN
12 56 (0.18%) Network Security
13 41 (0.13%) FTP
14 40 (0.13%) Wireless
15 35 (0.11%) Skype
16 28 (0.091%) VoIP
17 25 (0.081%) HTTPS
18 24 (0.078%) Wireshark
19 23 (0.075%) AMQP
20 20 (0.065%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13,434 (43.54%) SQL Server
2 2,448 (7.93%) SQL Server 2016
3 2,420 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 1,268 (4.11%) MongoDB
5 1,241 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1,133 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1,068 (3.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 962 (3.12%) Relational Database
9 805 (2.61%) MySQL
10 747 (2.42%) Big Data
11 626 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 562 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 477 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 404 (1.31%) Power BI
15 374 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
16 363 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
17 323 (1.05%) Hadoop
18 285 (0.92%) RDBMS
19 264 (0.86%) Redis
20 258 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3,872 (12.55%) Git (software)
2 3,250 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2,149 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,890 (6.13%) Selenium
5 1,624 (5.26%) NUnit
6 1,274 (4.13%) Jenkins
7 1,182 (3.83%) JIRA
8 1,096 (3.55%) TeamCity
9 809 (2.62%) Subversion
10 698 (2.26%) SpecFlow
11 693 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 683 (2.21%) Cucumber
13 630 (2.04%) Rhino Mocks
14 623 (2.02%) Moq
15 613 (1.99%) WebDriver
16 591 (1.92%) MSTest
17 425 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
18 334 (1.08%) Jasmine
19 297 (0.96%) SoapUI
20 287 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5,642 (18.29%) Finance
2 1,473 (4.77%) Retail
3 1,314 (4.26%) Advertising
4 1,285 (4.16%) Banking
5 1,141 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1,079 (3.50%) Games
7 570 (1.85%) Front Office
8 538 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 499 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 445 (1.44%) Investment Banking
11 370 (1.20%) Electronics
12 312 (1.01%) Legal
13 305 (0.99%) Law
14 246 (0.80%) Financial Institution
15 216 (0.70%) Back Office
16 211 (0.68%) Music Industry
17 200 (0.65%) Automotive
18 86 (0.28%) Publishing
19 84 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
20 66 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22,364 (72.48%) Developer
2 12,101 (39.22%) .NET Developer
3 9,631 (31.21%) C# Developer
4 5,971 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 4,301 (13.94%) Software Developer
6 3,375 (10.94%) Senior Developer
7 2,886 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,682 (8.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2,343 (7.59%) Software Engineer
10 2,201 (7.13%) C# Software Developer
11 2,029 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 1,950 (6.32%) .NET Software Developer
13 1,770 (5.74%) SQL Developer
14 1,718 (5.57%) Senior .NET Developer
15 1,561 (5.06%) Junior
16 1,504 (4.87%) Senior C# Developer
17 1,370 (4.44%) Web Developer
18 1,330 (4.31%) Junior Developer
19 1,214 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
20 1,131 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23,453 (76.01%) .NET
2 13,841 (44.86%) ASP.NET
3 9,737 (31.56%) HTML
4 8,555 (27.73%) CSS
5 8,447 (27.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7,395 (23.97%) AngularJS
7 5,723 (18.55%) .NET Framework
8 5,707 (18.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4,957 (16.07%) WCF
10 4,753 (15.40%) jQuery
11 3,917 (12.69%) RESTful
12 3,603 (11.68%) Web Services
13 3,428 (11.11%) Entity Framework
14 3,170 (10.27%) HTML5
15 3,128 (10.14%) WPF
16 3,013 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 2,930 (9.50%) Node.js
18 2,424 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 2,183 (7.08%) XML
20 2,179 (7.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2,946 (9.55%) Greenfield Project
2 2,583 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 1,531 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1,119 (3.63%) User Experience
5 1,085 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1,020 (3.31%) Fintech
7 1,010 (3.27%) Mobile App
8 762 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
9 584 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 419 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 348 (1.13%) Equities
12 325 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 306 (0.99%) Management Information System
14 282 (0.91%) Data Structures
15 280 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 253 (0.82%) Fixed Income
17 237 (0.77%) Derivative
18 215 (0.70%) Tandem
19 209 (0.68%) N-Tier
20 189 (0.61%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3,348 (10.85%) Windows
2 1,422 (4.61%) Linux
3 880 (2.85%) Android
4 641 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 456 (1.48%) Windows Server
6 443 (1.44%) Unix
7 110 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (0.20%) Windows 7
8 61 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 53 (0.17%) Windows 10
11 46 (0.15%) Ubuntu
11 46 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 41 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
13 40 (0.13%) Debian
13 40 (0.13%) VMS
14 38 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 36 (0.12%) CentOS
16 32 (0.10%) Solaris
17 31 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,667 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12,924 (41.89%) MVC
3 7,897 (25.59%) TDD
4 5,453 (17.67%) Scrum
5 5,131 (16.63%) Software Engineering
6 4,383 (14.21%) BDD
7 4,088 (13.25%) OO
8 3,470 (11.25%) Test Automation
9 3,466 (11.23%) Web Development
10 3,381 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
11 3,200 (10.37%) Web Application Development
12 2,931 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
13 2,682 (8.69%) SDLC
14 2,299 (7.45%) Unit Testing
15 2,072 (6.72%) DevOps
16 1,826 (5.92%) OOP
17 1,638 (5.31%) Microservices
18 1,560 (5.06%) Kanban
19 1,521 (4.93%) Mentoring
20 1,512 (4.90%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 13,342 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 12,088 (39.18%) SQL
3 5,087 (16.49%) Java
4 3,121 (10.12%) C++
5 2,872 (9.31%) T-SQL
6 2,818 (9.13%) Python
7 2,176 (7.05%) Ruby
8 1,772 (5.74%) VB.NET
9 1,209 (3.92%) PowerShell
10 1,108 (3.59%) C
11 1,104 (3.58%) PHP
12 1,005 (3.26%) TypeScript
13 861 (2.79%) VB
14 492 (1.59%) Scala
15 414 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 389 (1.26%) F#
17 380 (1.23%) VBA
18 372 (1.21%) Perl
19 258 (0.84%) Bash Shell
20 189 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 3,945 (12.79%) Degree
2 1,134 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 509 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 504 (1.63%) Security Cleared
5 316 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 262 (0.85%) ISEB
7 253 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 216 (0.70%) PhD
9 134 (0.43%) Master's Degree
10 106 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
11 94 (0.30%) MCSD
12 90 (0.29%) MCP
13 80 (0.26%) DV Cleared
14 69 (0.22%) MCPD
15 57 (0.18%) MCAD
16 53 (0.17%) MCTS
17 51 (0.17%) MCSE
18 49 (0.16%) CISSP
18 49 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 43 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,860 (6.03%) QA
2 142 (0.46%) SLA
3 78 (0.25%) GDPR
4 61 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 50 (0.16%) MiFID
6 48 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 40 (0.13%) PMO
8 39 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 33 (0.11%) GCP
10 32 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 22 (0.071%) EMIR
12 14 (0.045%) Dodd-Frank
12 14 (0.045%) ISO 13485
13 11 (0.036%) MISRA
14 10 (0.032%) Disclosure Scotland
14 10 (0.032%) GAMP
15 9 (0.029%) MISRA C
16 7 (0.023%) IEC 62304
16 7 (0.023%) TickIT
17 6 (0.019%) HL7
System Software
1 904 (2.93%) Docker
2 282 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 139 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 105 (0.34%) Firmware
5 84 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 33 (0.11%) vSphere
8 32 (0.10%) HDFS
9 31 (0.10%) Apache Flume
10 22 (0.071%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (0.026%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.016%) Kamailio
15 4 (0.013%) GridGain
15 4 (0.013%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.013%) XenDesktop
16 3 (0.010%) ACF2
16 3 (0.010%) NFS
16 3 (0.010%) RACF
Systems Management
1 399 (1.29%) Puppet
2 353 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 351 (1.14%) Ansible
4 257 (0.83%) Kibana
4 257 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 185 (0.60%) Terraform
6 100 (0.32%) WSUS
7 98 (0.32%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 62 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 54 (0.18%) logstash
10 42 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
11 41 (0.13%) Packer
12 40 (0.13%) Mesos
13 39 (0.13%) SCCM
14 35 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
15 33 (0.11%) Graphite
16 32 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
17 31 (0.10%) Nagios
18 29 (0.094%) Consul
19 28 (0.091%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7,779 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 1,516 (4.91%) Oracle
3 1,063 (3.45%) Google
4 749 (2.43%) Xamarin
5 549 (1.78%) Sitecore
6 503 (1.63%) Facebook
7 378 (1.23%) Capita
8 351 (1.14%) SAP
9 325 (1.05%) Twitter
10 246 (0.80%) Tableau
11 236 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 190 (0.62%) VMware
13 153 (0.50%) Atlassian
14 147 (0.48%) HP
15 146 (0.47%) Telerik
16 139 (0.45%) Apple
17 132 (0.43%) IBM
18 103 (0.33%) DevExpress
19 100 (0.32%) Sony
20 95 (0.31%) Yahoo!