Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 21,684 28,692 29,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.31% 17.10% 16.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.65% 30.71% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18,586 25,017 25,861
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% 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 75,698 93,424 97,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.46% 55.69% 55.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61,854 77,663 80,193
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 20,109 £50,000 +5.26% 3,741
UK excluding London -1 13,861 £45,000 - 3,077
London -3 7,350 £62,500 +4.17% 954
South East 0 4,790 £45,000 - 777
North of England -1 3,055 £45,000 +2.27% 756
Midlands 0 2,022 £43,000 +1.18% 544
South West 0 1,865 £45,000 +5.88% 408
North West +1 1,602 £45,000 - 416
Yorkshire +1 1,242 £44,000 +2.34% 286
West Midlands +1 1,098 £45,000 +5.88% 291
East of England -2 998 £50,000 +11.11% 303
East Midlands -1 910 £42,500 +6.25% 250
Scotland -2 805 £42,500 -5.56% 175
Wales -4 232 £40,000 - 81
North East -4 212 £43,500 -3.33% 54
Northern Ireland -3 104 £37,500 - 35
Isle of Man +7 9 £45,000 +16.13%
Channel Islands +14 7 £50,000 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 15,786 (72.80%) .NET
2 10,274 (47.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9,175 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 8,748 (40.34%) SQL
5 7,825 (36.09%) SQL Server
6 7,764 (35.81%) ASP.NET
7 6,762 (31.18%) MVC
8 5,810 (26.79%) HTML
9 5,805 (26.77%) Azure
10 5,352 (24.68%) Microsoft
11 5,190 (23.93%) CSS
12 4,715 (21.74%) AngularJS
13 4,486 (20.69%) Software Engineering
14 4,072 (18.78%) Java
15 3,842 (17.72%) Finance
16 3,788 (17.47%) ASP.NET MVC
17 3,658 (16.87%) TDD
18 3,513 (16.20%) Scrum
19 3,380 (15.59%) Degree
20 3,295 (15.20%) .NET Framework
21 3,101 (14.30%) Test Automation
22 3,087 (14.24%) ASP.NET Web API
23 2,951 (13.61%) .NET Core
24 2,839 (13.09%) Git (software)
25 2,828 (13.04%) DevOps
26 2,772 (12.78%) AWS
27 2,630 (12.13%) Python
28 2,615 (12.06%) jQuery
29 2,522 (11.63%) Web Services
30 2,495 (11.51%) C++

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
1 612 (2.82%) IIS
2 556 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 453 (2.09%) CMS
4 383 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
5 376 (1.73%) Umbraco
6 317 (1.46%) Confluence
7 209 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
8 134 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 125 (0.58%) Apache Spark
10 110 (0.51%) NServiceBus
11 99 (0.46%) Apache
12 93 (0.43%) WordPress
13 89 (0.41%) EPiServer
14 75 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
15 74 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 74 (0.34%) Tomcat
16 68 (0.31%) Kentico
17 49 (0.23%) JBoss
18 46 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
19 45 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 240 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 179 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 55 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 44 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.074%) S-PLUS
7 16 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.069%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 13 (0.060%) Microsoft Project
10 12 (0.055%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.046%) Mathematica
11 10 (0.046%) Simulink
12 9 (0.042%) Zeplin
13 8 (0.037%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.032%) Fireworks
15 6 (0.028%) 3ds Max
16 5 (0.023%) Revit
17 4 (0.018%) Maya
17 4 (0.018%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 505 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (0.42%) thinkFolio
3 64 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 61 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 56 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 54 (0.25%) Front Arena
7 34 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 30 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
9 22 (0.10%) WebTrends
10 20 (0.092%) SAP ERP
11 18 (0.083%) LatentZero
12 15 (0.069%) Summit
13 14 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 13 (0.060%) Magento
15 10 (0.046%) Sage CRM
15 10 (0.046%) SAP SD
16 9 (0.042%) SimCorp Dimension
16 9 (0.042%) Visualfiles
17 8 (0.037%) nopCommerce
17 8 (0.037%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5,805 (26.77%) Azure
2 2,772 (12.78%) AWS
3 890 (4.10%) SaaS
4 480 (2.21%) Power Platform
5 462 (2.13%) Serverless
6 457 (2.11%) GCP
7 398 (1.84%) GitHub
8 390 (1.80%) PaaS
9 295 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
10 263 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
11 206 (0.95%) Office 365
12 177 (0.82%) npm
13 150 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
13 150 (0.69%) IaaS
14 145 (0.67%) Azure Functions
15 112 (0.52%) Amazon S3
16 93 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
17 92 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
18 84 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
19 76 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 308 (1.42%) Internet
2 193 (0.89%) HTTP
3 134 (0.62%) Broadband
4 132 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 89 (0.41%) Firewall
6 54 (0.25%) Intranet
7 43 (0.20%) DNS
8 42 (0.19%) FTP
9 39 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 39 (0.18%) VoIP
10 36 (0.17%) RS-485
11 32 (0.15%) RS-232
12 28 (0.13%) SMTP
12 28 (0.13%) Wireless
13 27 (0.12%) CTI
14 26 (0.12%) Ethernet
14 26 (0.12%) SSL
15 24 (0.11%) Bluetooth
16 23 (0.11%) Skype
17 21 (0.097%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,825 (36.09%) SQL Server
2 1,112 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 1,018 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 914 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 889 (4.10%) Relational Database
6 749 (3.45%) MySQL
7 598 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 539 (2.49%) Big Data
9 530 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 521 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
11 439 (2.02%) Power BI
12 410 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
13 402 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 362 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 308 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
16 294 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
17 251 (1.16%) Redis
18 210 (0.97%) RDBMS
19 185 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
20 156 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2,839 (13.09%) Git (software)
2 2,046 (9.44%) Visual Studio
3 1,529 (7.05%) Selenium
4 1,371 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1,082 (4.99%) JIRA
6 808 (3.73%) Jenkins
7 736 (3.39%) SpecFlow
8 645 (2.97%) TeamCity
9 582 (2.68%) NUnit
10 539 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
11 527 (2.43%) WebDriver
12 506 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
13 460 (2.12%) Cucumber
14 431 (1.99%) Subversion
15 298 (1.37%) SoapUI
16 261 (1.20%) Bitbucket
17 221 (1.02%) JMeter
18 219 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 171 (0.79%) Moq
20 168 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 3,842 (17.72%) Finance
2 880 (4.06%) Retail
3 835 (3.85%) Banking
4 675 (3.11%) Games
5 642 (2.96%) Marketing
6 567 (2.61%) Front Office
7 432 (1.99%) Public Sector
8 413 (1.90%) Manufacturing
9 323 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 247 (1.14%) Electronics
11 192 (0.89%) Advertising
12 172 (0.79%) Law
13 161 (0.74%) Legal
14 156 (0.72%) Back Office
15 144 (0.66%) Investment Banking
16 143 (0.66%) Aerospace
17 126 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 108 (0.50%) Automotive
19 71 (0.33%) Military
20 68 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 14,473 (66.75%) Developer
2 6,442 (29.71%) .NET Developer
3 5,834 (26.90%) C# Developer
4 3,355 (15.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,330 (15.36%) Software Developer
6 2,695 (12.43%) Senior Developer
7 2,360 (10.88%) Software Engineer
8 1,215 (5.60%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,210 (5.58%) C# Software Developer
10 1,155 (5.33%) Junior
11 1,118 (5.16%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1,056 (4.87%) .NET Software Developer
13 1,054 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
14 1,023 (4.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 996 (4.59%) SQL Developer
16 942 (4.34%) Senior C# Developer
17 924 (4.26%) Junior Developer
18 859 (3.96%) Graduate
19 761 (3.51%) Analyst
20 734 (3.38%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15,786 (72.80%) .NET
2 7,764 (35.81%) ASP.NET
3 5,810 (26.79%) HTML
4 5,190 (23.93%) CSS
5 4,715 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 3,788 (17.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3,295 (15.20%) .NET Framework
8 3,087 (14.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,951 (13.61%) .NET Core
10 2,615 (12.06%) jQuery
11 2,522 (11.63%) Web Services
12 2,464 (11.36%) React
13 1,746 (8.05%) WCF
14 1,730 (7.98%) REST
15 1,693 (7.81%) HTML5
16 1,596 (7.36%) Entity Framework
17 1,580 (7.29%) RESTful
18 1,450 (6.69%) XML
19 1,398 (6.45%) Node.js
20 1,339 (6.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,724 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
2 1,139 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 819 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 779 (3.59%) User Experience
5 683 (3.15%) Self-Motivation
6 625 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
7 591 (2.73%) Algorithms
8 493 (2.27%) Hedge funds
9 418 (1.93%) Fixed Income
10 390 (1.80%) Derivative
11 339 (1.56%) Robotics
12 275 (1.27%) Data Structures
13 261 (1.20%) Equities
14 244 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 197 (0.91%) Management Information System
16 187 (0.86%) Client/Server
17 141 (0.65%) Virtual Team
18 140 (0.65%) Public Cloud
19 118 (0.54%) Cloud Native
20 106 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2,201 (10.15%) Windows
2 1,105 (5.10%) Linux
3 637 (2.94%) Android
4 515 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 306 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 213 (0.98%) Unix
7 95 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 75 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 68 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 19 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.088%) Windows 8
13 18 (0.083%) Embedded Linux
14 17 (0.078%) CentOS
15 16 (0.074%) VMS
16 15 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
17 14 (0.065%) FreeRTOS
18 12 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (0.042%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,274 (47.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6,762 (31.18%) MVC
3 4,486 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 3,658 (16.87%) TDD
5 3,513 (16.20%) Scrum
6 3,101 (14.30%) Test Automation
7 2,828 (13.04%) DevOps
8 2,221 (10.24%) OO
9 2,214 (10.21%) Computer Science
10 2,164 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
11 2,157 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
12 2,043 (9.42%) Web Development
13 2,032 (9.37%) SDLC
14 1,978 (9.12%) Microservices
15 1,758 (8.11%) Unit Testing
16 1,748 (8.06%) BDD
17 1,694 (7.81%) Mentoring
18 1,141 (5.26%) Fintech
19 1,137 (5.24%) SOLID
20 1,136 (5.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9,175 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 8,748 (40.34%) SQL
3 4,072 (18.78%) Java
4 2,630 (12.13%) Python
5 2,495 (11.51%) C++
6 1,906 (8.79%) T-SQL
7 1,171 (5.40%) TypeScript
8 1,109 (5.11%) VB.NET
9 832 (3.84%) PowerShell
10 725 (3.34%) C
11 663 (3.06%) PHP
12 626 (2.89%) Ruby
13 602 (2.78%) VB
14 378 (1.74%) VBA
15 313 (1.44%) R
16 272 (1.25%) Scala
17 245 (1.13%) PL/SQL
18 217 (1.00%) Go
19 199 (0.92%) Objective-C
20 192 (0.89%) ES6
Qualifications
1 3,380 (15.59%) Degree
2 1,077 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 530 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 332 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 264 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 239 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 210 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
8 179 (0.83%) ISEB
9 159 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 94 (0.43%) PhD
11 79 (0.36%) HND
12 74 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 58 (0.27%) Master's Degree
14 45 (0.21%) MCSE
15 39 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 35 (0.16%) AWS Certification
16 35 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
16 35 (0.16%) MCSD
17 32 (0.15%) MCP
18 29 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,532 (7.07%) QA
2 106 (0.49%) GDPR
3 80 (0.37%) SLA
4 57 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 34 (0.16%) WAI
6 31 (0.14%) DICOM
7 28 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 26 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (0.088%) PMO
10 18 (0.083%) PCI DSS
11 11 (0.051%) ISO 13485
11 11 (0.051%) MiFID
12 10 (0.046%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.042%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 9 (0.042%) EMIR
13 9 (0.042%) MISRA
14 8 (0.037%) Basel II
14 8 (0.037%) IFRS
14 8 (0.037%) IFRS 9
14 8 (0.037%) JTAG
System Software
1 1,498 (6.91%) Docker
2 233 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 82 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (0.36%) Firmware
5 51 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 48 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
7 30 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 22 (0.10%) Forefront TMG
9 19 (0.088%) LXC
10 16 (0.074%) vSphere
11 10 (0.046%) Varnish
12 7 (0.032%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.032%) XenApp
13 6 (0.028%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.023%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.023%) etcd
14 5 (0.023%) GridGain
15 4 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
16 3 (0.014%) Microsoft App-V
16 3 (0.014%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 737 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 228 (1.05%) Ansible
3 225 (1.04%) Puppet
4 218 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 218 (1.01%) Terraform
5 78 (0.36%) Kibana
6 69 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
7 63 (0.29%) Grafana
8 47 (0.22%) SQL Sentry
9 37 (0.17%) Istio
9 37 (0.17%) Nagios
10 30 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 29 (0.13%) Packer
12 28 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
12 28 (0.13%) Salt
13 24 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
13 24 (0.11%) Prometheus
14 23 (0.11%) SCCM
15 22 (0.10%) logstash
16 20 (0.092%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5,352 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 1,040 (4.80%) Oracle
3 456 (2.10%) Google
4 430 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 280 (1.29%) SAP
6 250 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 228 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 211 (0.97%) IBM
9 161 (0.74%) Sage
10 144 (0.66%) Bloomberg
11 134 (0.62%) Reuters
12 123 (0.57%) Atlassian
13 96 (0.44%) Tableau
14 89 (0.41%) Charles River
15 88 (0.41%) VMware
16 86 (0.40%) SimCorp
17 83 (0.38%) HP
18 73 (0.34%) DevExpress
18 73 (0.34%) Pega
19 64 (0.30%) Blue Prism