Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 28,638 29,337 30,161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.10% 16.54% 15.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.74% 29.88% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24,962 25,983 27,395
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -

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 93,173 98,186 102,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.65% 55.34% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 77,435 80,652 88,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 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 -1 26,745 £47,500 +5.56% 4,233
UK excluding London -1 18,138 £45,000 +8.43% 3,275
London +3 9,922 £60,000 +4.35% 1,241
South East -1 5,949 £45,000 +5.88% 804
North of England +3 4,165 £44,000 +10.00% 917
Midlands 0 2,526 £42,500 +6.25% 575
South West +1 2,144 £42,500 +6.25% 388
North West 0 2,094 £45,000 +12.50% 474
East of England -2 1,992 £45,000 - 314
Yorkshire +2 1,722 £42,500 +6.25% 357
West Midlands -1 1,438 £42,500 +6.25% 303
East Midlands -1 1,082 £40,000 - 272
Scotland 0 951 £45,000 +12.50% 174
North East +3 349 £45,000 +16.88% 86
Wales -2 313 £40,000 +6.67% 78
Northern Ireland +13 111 £37,500 +20.97% 31
Isle of Man +2 2 £38,750 -18.42%
Channel Islands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21,281 (74.31%) .NET
2 13,996 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
3 12,751 (44.52%) JavaScript
4 11,963 (41.77%) SQL Server
5 11,313 (39.50%) SQL
6 11,310 (39.49%) ASP.NET
7 10,848 (37.88%) MVC
8 8,887 (31.03%) HTML
9 7,687 (26.84%) CSS
10 7,492 (26.16%) Microsoft
11 7,008 (24.47%) AngularJS
12 6,613 (23.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6,281 (21.93%) TDD
14 6,002 (20.96%) Finance
15 5,834 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
16 5,373 (18.76%) Java
17 5,246 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 4,952 (17.29%) Software Engineering
19 4,920 (17.18%) .NET Framework
20 4,831 (16.87%) Scrum
21 4,108 (14.34%) jQuery
22 3,751 (13.10%) Test Automation
23 3,741 (13.06%) Degree
24 3,581 (12.50%) OO
25 3,551 (12.40%) Web Services
26 3,527 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
27 3,492 (12.19%) Git (software)
28 3,395 (11.85%) BDD
29 3,374 (11.78%) WCF
30 3,087 (10.78%) 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 1,019 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 928 (3.24%) IIS
3 882 (3.08%) CMS
4 794 (2.77%) Elasticsearch
5 552 (1.93%) Umbraco
6 412 (1.44%) Confluence
7 264 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 244 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 235 (0.82%) Apache Spark
10 227 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
11 221 (0.77%) Apache
12 217 (0.76%) EPiServer
13 195 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 171 (0.60%) NServiceBus
15 116 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
16 115 (0.40%) Kentico
17 114 (0.40%) WebSphere
18 82 (0.29%) nginx
19 79 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
20 76 (0.27%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 460 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 191 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 62 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 55 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 52 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 46 (0.16%) Chatbot
7 42 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 31 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
9 27 (0.094%) GNU Octave
9 27 (0.094%) Maya
10 22 (0.077%) InfoPath
11 21 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
12 18 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 13 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
14 10 (0.035%) Doxygen
14 10 (0.035%) Simulink
15 9 (0.031%) AutoCAD
16 8 (0.028%) Mingle
16 8 (0.028%) Stateflow
17 7 (0.024%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 725 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 113 (0.39%) thinkFolio
3 99 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 92 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 76 (0.27%) Markit EDM
6 63 (0.22%) Front Arena
7 45 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
8 26 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
9 25 (0.087%) NetSuite
10 24 (0.084%) Bloomberg AIM
11 23 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
12 18 (0.063%) Scribe Insight
13 15 (0.052%) Magento
14 14 (0.049%) R3 Corda
15 12 (0.042%) Adobe Campaign
16 11 (0.038%) Visualfiles
17 10 (0.035%) Epicor Tropos
17 10 (0.035%) Sage 200
18 8 (0.028%) SAP Business One
18 8 (0.028%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 5,834 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,522 (8.81%) Amazon AWS
3 858 (3.00%) SaaS
4 387 (1.35%) GitHub
5 350 (1.22%) PaaS
6 338 (1.18%) Office 365
7 311 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
8 310 (1.08%) Serverless
9 289 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 235 (0.82%) npm
11 212 (0.74%) IaaS
12 196 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
13 106 (0.37%) NuGet
14 103 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
15 102 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
16 87 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
17 81 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
18 75 (0.26%) Google Play
19 63 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
20 62 (0.22%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 581 (2.03%) Internet
2 417 (1.46%) HTTP
3 239 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 153 (0.53%) SMS
5 143 (0.50%) DNS
5 143 (0.50%) Firewall
6 134 (0.47%) Intranet
7 111 (0.39%) SSL
8 97 (0.34%) Broadband
9 75 (0.26%) Hyperconnected
10 57 (0.20%) VPN
11 55 (0.19%) Skype
12 53 (0.19%) Bluetooth
13 40 (0.14%) FTP
13 40 (0.14%) Wireless
14 37 (0.13%) DHCP
15 30 (0.10%) RS-485
16 29 (0.10%) HTTPS
16 29 (0.10%) Network Security
16 29 (0.10%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11,963 (41.77%) SQL Server
2 1,915 (6.69%) NoSQL
3 1,825 (6.37%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,319 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,246 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,089 (3.80%) MongoDB
7 1,075 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 893 (3.12%) Big Data
9 844 (2.95%) MySQL
10 709 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
11 593 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
12 518 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 514 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
14 440 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
15 422 (1.47%) Power BI
16 378 (1.32%) RDBMS
17 332 (1.16%) Hadoop
18 317 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
19 308 (1.08%) Redis
20 299 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3,492 (12.19%) Git (software)
2 3,087 (10.78%) Visual Studio
3 2,139 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,882 (6.57%) Selenium
5 1,280 (4.47%) TeamCity
6 1,266 (4.42%) Jenkins
7 1,261 (4.40%) JIRA
8 1,119 (3.91%) NUnit
9 849 (2.96%) SpecFlow
10 741 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
11 665 (2.32%) Cucumber
12 663 (2.32%) Visual Studio Team System
13 620 (2.16%) WebDriver
14 565 (1.97%) Subversion
15 348 (1.22%) MSTest
16 339 (1.18%) Jasmine
17 332 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 327 (1.14%) SoapUI
19 271 (0.95%) JMeter
20 265 (0.93%) Moq
General
1 6,002 (20.96%) Finance
2 1,329 (4.64%) Banking
3 1,161 (4.05%) Retail
4 1,069 (3.73%) Games
5 922 (3.22%) Marketing
6 757 (2.64%) Advertising
7 645 (2.25%) Front Office
8 584 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 471 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 431 (1.50%) Telecoms
11 351 (1.23%) Electronics
12 317 (1.11%) Financial Institution
13 315 (1.10%) Law
14 270 (0.94%) Legal
15 257 (0.90%) Automotive
16 247 (0.86%) Back Office
17 88 (0.31%) Publishing
18 82 (0.29%) Aerospace
19 76 (0.27%) Military
20 73 (0.25%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 20,224 (70.62%) Developer
2 10,274 (35.88%) .NET Developer
3 8,861 (30.94%) C# Developer
4 5,375 (18.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 4,113 (14.36%) Software Developer
6 3,325 (11.61%) Senior Developer
7 2,457 (8.58%) Software Engineer
8 2,243 (7.83%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2,044 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1,976 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
11 1,708 (5.96%) .NET Software Developer
12 1,688 (5.89%) Senior .NET Developer
13 1,577 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 1,517 (5.30%) SQL Developer
15 1,486 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
16 1,469 (5.13%) Junior
17 1,293 (4.51%) Senior C# Developer
18 1,230 (4.29%) Junior Developer
19 1,172 (4.09%) Lead Developer
20 1,099 (3.84%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21,281 (74.31%) .NET
2 11,310 (39.49%) ASP.NET
3 8,887 (31.03%) HTML
4 7,687 (26.84%) CSS
5 7,008 (24.47%) AngularJS
6 6,613 (23.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5,246 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,920 (17.18%) .NET Framework
9 4,108 (14.34%) jQuery
10 3,551 (12.40%) Web Services
11 3,374 (11.78%) WCF
12 2,840 (9.92%) RESTful
13 2,777 (9.70%) HTML5
14 2,770 (9.67%) Entity Framework
15 2,476 (8.65%) WPF
16 2,400 (8.38%) React
17 1,992 (6.96%) Node.js
18 1,926 (6.73%) XML
19 1,922 (6.71%) .NET Core
20 1,909 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2,715 (9.48%) Greenfield Project
2 2,437 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 1,652 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1,270 (4.43%) User Experience
5 1,204 (4.20%) Fintech
6 1,067 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
7 975 (3.40%) Mobile App
8 774 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
9 727 (2.54%) Algorithms
10 519 (1.81%) Hedge funds
11 482 (1.68%) Equities
12 409 (1.43%) Fixed Income
13 393 (1.37%) Derivative
14 373 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 362 (1.26%) Data Structures
16 292 (1.02%) Management Information System
17 261 (0.91%) N-Tier
18 181 (0.63%) Tandem
19 180 (0.63%) Robotics
20 170 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3,044 (10.63%) Windows
2 1,309 (4.57%) Linux
3 871 (3.04%) Android
4 724 (2.53%) Apple iOS
5 421 (1.47%) Unix
6 333 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 87 (0.30%) Mac OS X
8 68 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 68 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 67 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 66 (0.23%) Windows 10
11 64 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 48 (0.17%) CentOS
13 41 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 36 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 33 (0.12%) Solaris
16 30 (0.10%) VMS
17 29 (0.10%) AIX
17 29 (0.10%) Windows 8
18 21 (0.073%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,996 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10,848 (37.88%) MVC
3 6,281 (21.93%) TDD
4 4,952 (17.29%) Software Engineering
5 4,831 (16.87%) Scrum
6 3,751 (13.10%) Test Automation
7 3,581 (12.50%) OO
8 3,527 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
9 3,395 (11.85%) BDD
10 3,067 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
11 2,849 (9.95%) Web Development
12 2,429 (8.48%) SDLC
13 2,296 (8.02%) Unit Testing
14 2,223 (7.76%) DevOps
15 2,014 (7.03%) Web Application Development
16 1,975 (6.90%) Microservices
17 1,763 (6.16%) Mentoring
18 1,644 (5.74%) SOLID
19 1,470 (5.13%) OOP
20 1,365 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12,751 (44.52%) JavaScript
2 11,313 (39.50%) SQL
3 5,373 (18.76%) Java
4 3,061 (10.69%) C++
5 3,047 (10.64%) Python
6 2,745 (9.59%) T-SQL
7 1,524 (5.32%) VB.NET
8 1,335 (4.66%) Ruby
9 1,235 (4.31%) PowerShell
10 1,175 (4.10%) C
11 1,094 (3.82%) TypeScript
12 1,003 (3.50%) PHP
13 721 (2.52%) VB
14 439 (1.53%) Scala
15 413 (1.44%) VBA
16 384 (1.34%) PL/SQL
17 358 (1.25%) Perl
18 305 (1.07%) Bash Shell
19 289 (1.01%) F#
20 235 (0.82%) Go
Qualifications
1 3,741 (13.06%) Degree
2 1,047 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 591 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 444 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 338 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 247 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 244 (0.85%) PhD
8 225 (0.79%) ISEB
9 206 (0.72%) DV Cleared
10 176 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 149 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
12 87 (0.30%) MCSE
13 66 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
14 65 (0.23%) CCNA
15 59 (0.21%) CISSP
16 57 (0.20%) MCPD
17 52 (0.18%) HND
18 51 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 51 (0.18%) SANS
19 48 (0.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,906 (6.66%) QA
2 107 (0.37%) SLA
3 101 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 64 (0.22%) GCP
4 64 (0.22%) GDPR
4 64 (0.22%) MiFID
5 46 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 46 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 35 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 25 (0.087%) PMO
8 20 (0.070%) EMIR
9 12 (0.042%) HL7
9 12 (0.042%) MISRA
9 12 (0.042%) WAI
10 11 (0.038%) Dodd-Frank
11 10 (0.035%) IEC 61131
12 9 (0.031%) MISRA C
13 8 (0.028%) DO-178B
14 7 (0.024%) HAZOP
14 7 (0.024%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,116 (3.90%) Docker
2 276 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 102 (0.36%) Firmware
4 82 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 77 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 71 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 62 (0.22%) vSphere
8 15 (0.052%) LXC
9 12 (0.042%) Varnish
10 10 (0.035%) Apache Flume
10 10 (0.035%) HDFS
11 7 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.024%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.024%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.017%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.017%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.017%) XenApp
13 3 (0.010%) ACF2
13 3 (0.010%) OpenDJ
13 3 (0.010%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 390 (1.36%) Ansible
2 375 (1.31%) Kubernetes
3 348 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 282 (0.98%) Puppet
5 154 (0.54%) Kibana
6 150 (0.52%) Terraform
7 128 (0.45%) Salt
8 63 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
9 41 (0.14%) Packer
10 40 (0.14%) logstash
11 39 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 36 (0.13%) SCCM
13 35 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
14 34 (0.12%) Consul
14 34 (0.12%) Prometheus
15 30 (0.10%) Automic
16 29 (0.10%) Graphite
17 27 (0.094%) Grafana
17 27 (0.094%) HP ALM
18 25 (0.087%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7,492 (26.16%) Microsoft
2 1,465 (5.12%) Oracle
3 863 (3.01%) Xamarin
4 852 (2.98%) Google
5 385 (1.34%) Capita
6 383 (1.34%) Sitecore
7 367 (1.28%) SAP
8 307 (1.07%) Facebook
9 262 (0.91%) Tableau
10 193 (0.67%) Twitter
11 148 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
12 146 (0.51%) IBM
13 136 (0.47%) Atlassian
14 128 (0.45%) VMware
15 104 (0.36%) Sybase
16 101 (0.35%) DevExpress
17 99 (0.35%) Charles River
18 98 (0.34%) Telerik
19 96 (0.34%) Bloomberg
20 90 (0.31%) Nintex