Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +1
Permanent jobs citing C# 29,900 29,969 30,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.09% 16.77% 15.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.57% 30.25% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26,267 26,829 27,870
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,086 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.71% - -

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 97,813 99,068 106,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.90% 55.45% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 81,307 82,752 91,744
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,038
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 27,914 £47,500 +5.56% 3,918
UK excluding London 0 19,485 £43,086 +7.71% 2,999
London +3 9,851 £60,000 +4.35% 1,131
South East -1 6,114 £45,000 +5.88% 767
North of England +1 4,539 £42,500 +6.25% 829
Midlands 0 2,888 £42,500 +6.25% 539
South West +2 2,307 £42,500 +6.25% 347
North West 0 2,265 £42,500 +6.25% 467
East of England -2 2,182 £45,000 - 301
Yorkshire +2 1,874 £42,500 +6.25% 282
West Midlands 0 1,657 £42,500 +6.25% 282
East Midlands +1 1,225 £40,000 - 256
Scotland 0 1,023 £45,000 +12.50% 147
North East +1 403 £42,500 +13.33% 80
Wales 0 345 £40,000 +6.67% 48
Northern Ireland +7 104 £37,500 +10.29% 20
Isle of Man -2 3 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 22,446 (75.07%) .NET
2 14,801 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
3 13,159 (44.01%) JavaScript
4 12,758 (42.67%) SQL Server
5 12,523 (41.88%) ASP.NET
6 11,830 (39.57%) MVC
7 11,819 (39.53%) SQL
8 9,376 (31.36%) HTML
9 8,146 (27.24%) CSS
10 7,705 (25.77%) Microsoft
11 7,499 (25.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7,428 (24.84%) AngularJS
13 6,988 (23.37%) TDD
14 6,147 (20.56%) Finance
15 5,548 (18.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5,499 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
17 5,429 (18.16%) Java
18 5,312 (17.77%) .NET Framework
19 5,109 (17.09%) Scrum
20 5,042 (16.86%) Software Engineering
21 4,466 (14.94%) jQuery
22 3,995 (13.36%) WCF
23 3,842 (12.85%) OO
24 3,841 (12.85%) Degree
25 3,836 (12.83%) BDD
26 3,811 (12.75%) Git (software)
27 3,636 (12.16%) Web Services
28 3,600 (12.04%) Test Automation
29 3,482 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
30 3,337 (11.16%) RESTful

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 1,047 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 902 (3.02%) CMS
3 852 (2.85%) IIS
4 762 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
5 655 (2.19%) Umbraco
6 409 (1.37%) Confluence
7 300 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 271 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 258 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 256 (0.86%) Apache Spark
11 230 (0.77%) EPiServer
12 208 (0.70%) NServiceBus
13 197 (0.66%) Tomcat
14 193 (0.65%) Apache
15 138 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
16 119 (0.40%) Kentico
17 105 (0.35%) WebSphere
18 81 (0.27%) nginx
19 79 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
20 77 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 507 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 201 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 71 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 56 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 56 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 46 (0.15%) Chatbot
6 39 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 33 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 30 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 19 (0.064%) Adobe Premiere
10 18 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (0.060%) GNU Octave
11 16 (0.054%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 13 (0.043%) Maya
13 11 (0.037%) Simulink
14 10 (0.033%) Doxygen
15 9 (0.030%) Adobe After Effects
15 9 (0.030%) InDesign
16 8 (0.027%) Stateflow
17 7 (0.023%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 804 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 108 (0.36%) thinkFolio
3 95 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 95 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 74 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 64 (0.21%) Front Arena
6 55 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
7 43 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
8 32 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 20 (0.067%) Bloomberg AIM
9 20 (0.067%) Distributed Ledger
10 16 (0.054%) R3 Corda
11 13 (0.043%) Magento
11 13 (0.043%) Scribe Insight
12 12 (0.040%) MetaTrader
13 11 (0.037%) SAP Business One
14 10 (0.033%) Epicor Tropos
14 10 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
15 9 (0.030%) Adobe Campaign
15 9 (0.030%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 5,499 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,435 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
3 812 (2.72%) SaaS
4 407 (1.36%) GitHub
5 393 (1.31%) Office 365
6 367 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
7 348 (1.16%) PaaS
8 276 (0.92%) IaaS
9 271 (0.91%) Serverless
10 270 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
11 243 (0.81%) npm
12 167 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
13 117 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
14 108 (0.36%) NuGet
15 102 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
16 95 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
17 90 (0.30%) Google Play
18 76 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
19 73 (0.24%) Amazon S3
20 69 (0.23%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 588 (1.97%) Internet
2 430 (1.44%) HTTP
3 228 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 196 (0.66%) SMS
5 159 (0.53%) Intranet
6 154 (0.52%) Firewall
7 136 (0.45%) DNS
8 119 (0.40%) Broadband
9 115 (0.38%) SSL
10 86 (0.29%) Hyperconnected
11 61 (0.20%) VPN
12 52 (0.17%) Skype
13 51 (0.17%) FTP
14 47 (0.16%) Bluetooth
15 34 (0.11%) Wireless
16 31 (0.10%) DHCP
17 27 (0.090%) HTTPS
17 27 (0.090%) Network Security
18 23 (0.077%) Intrusion Detection
18 23 (0.077%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12,758 (42.67%) SQL Server
2 2,230 (7.46%) SQL Server 2016
3 2,130 (7.12%) NoSQL
4 1,332 (4.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1,221 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1,176 (3.93%) MongoDB
7 1,086 (3.63%) Relational Database
8 925 (3.09%) Big Data
9 814 (2.72%) MySQL
10 657 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 643 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 525 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 473 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
14 455 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
15 450 (1.51%) Power BI
16 371 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
17 364 (1.22%) RDBMS
18 332 (1.11%) Hadoop
19 284 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
19 284 (0.95%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3,811 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 3,106 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 2,119 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,942 (6.49%) Selenium
5 1,350 (4.52%) NUnit
6 1,270 (4.25%) Jenkins
6 1,270 (4.25%) JIRA
7 1,226 (4.10%) TeamCity
8 817 (2.73%) SpecFlow
9 714 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 659 (2.20%) Cucumber
11 654 (2.19%) Subversion
12 615 (2.06%) WebDriver
13 587 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
14 428 (1.43%) MSTest
15 395 (1.32%) Jasmine
16 376 (1.26%) Moq
17 320 (1.07%) SoapUI
18 303 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 295 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6,147 (20.56%) Finance
2 1,427 (4.77%) Banking
3 1,315 (4.40%) Retail
4 1,102 (3.69%) Marketing
5 1,063 (3.56%) Games
6 974 (3.26%) Advertising
7 667 (2.23%) Front Office
8 610 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 514 (1.72%) Investment Banking
10 459 (1.54%) Telecoms
11 388 (1.30%) Electronics
12 384 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 327 (1.09%) Law
14 285 (0.95%) Legal
15 248 (0.83%) Automotive
16 226 (0.76%) Back Office
17 123 (0.41%) Music Industry
18 89 (0.30%) Publishing
19 80 (0.27%) Aerospace
20 67 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21,401 (71.58%) Developer
2 11,213 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 9,430 (31.54%) C# Developer
4 5,737 (19.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 4,163 (13.92%) Software Developer
6 3,387 (11.33%) Senior Developer
7 2,506 (8.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2,406 (8.05%) Software Engineer
9 2,302 (7.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2,161 (7.23%) C# Software Developer
11 1,886 (6.31%) .NET Software Developer
12 1,745 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 1,739 (5.82%) Senior .NET Developer
14 1,626 (5.44%) SQL Developer
15 1,459 (4.88%) Junior
16 1,441 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
17 1,440 (4.82%) Senior C# Developer
18 1,224 (4.09%) Junior Developer
19 1,162 (3.89%) Analyst
20 1,145 (3.83%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22,446 (75.07%) .NET
2 12,523 (41.88%) ASP.NET
3 9,376 (31.36%) HTML
4 8,146 (27.24%) CSS
5 7,499 (25.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7,428 (24.84%) AngularJS
7 5,548 (18.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5,312 (17.77%) .NET Framework
9 4,466 (14.94%) jQuery
10 3,995 (13.36%) WCF
11 3,636 (12.16%) Web Services
12 3,337 (11.16%) RESTful
13 3,138 (10.49%) Entity Framework
14 3,009 (10.06%) HTML5
15 2,719 (9.09%) WPF
16 2,442 (8.17%) React
17 2,334 (7.81%) Node.js
18 2,097 (7.01%) XML
19 2,052 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 2,033 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 2,811 (9.40%) Greenfield Project
2 2,481 (8.30%) Computer Science
3 1,637 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1,248 (4.17%) User Experience
5 1,118 (3.74%) Fintech
6 1,098 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
7 978 (3.27%) Mobile App
8 784 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
9 665 (2.22%) Algorithms
10 490 (1.64%) Hedge funds
11 486 (1.63%) Equities
12 376 (1.26%) Derivative
12 376 (1.26%) Fixed Income
13 371 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 329 (1.10%) Data Structures
15 300 (1.00%) Management Information System
16 238 (0.80%) N-Tier
17 203 (0.68%) Client/Server
18 184 (0.62%) Tandem
19 165 (0.55%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3,170 (10.60%) Windows
2 1,338 (4.47%) Linux
3 844 (2.82%) Android
4 624 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 435 (1.45%) Unix
6 388 (1.30%) Windows Server
7 105 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 71 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 50 (0.17%) Ubuntu
12 49 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 47 (0.16%) Windows Phone
14 45 (0.15%) CentOS
15 42 (0.14%) Solaris
16 37 (0.12%) VMS
17 36 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 33 (0.11%) AIX
19 29 (0.097%) Nucleus RTOS
20 27 (0.090%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,801 (49.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11,830 (39.57%) MVC
3 6,988 (23.37%) TDD
4 5,109 (17.09%) Scrum
5 5,042 (16.86%) Software Engineering
6 3,842 (12.85%) OO
7 3,836 (12.83%) BDD
8 3,600 (12.04%) Test Automation
9 3,482 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
10 3,170 (10.60%) Web Development
11 3,072 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
12 2,654 (8.88%) SDLC
13 2,459 (8.22%) Web Application Development
14 2,413 (8.07%) Unit Testing
15 2,134 (7.14%) DevOps
16 1,795 (6.00%) Microservices
17 1,701 (5.69%) Mentoring
18 1,647 (5.51%) SOLID
19 1,563 (5.23%) OOP
20 1,520 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13,159 (44.01%) JavaScript
2 11,819 (39.53%) SQL
3 5,429 (18.16%) Java
4 3,064 (10.25%) C++
5 2,941 (9.84%) Python
6 2,835 (9.48%) T-SQL
7 1,662 (5.56%) Ruby
8 1,646 (5.51%) VB.NET
9 1,201 (4.02%) PowerShell
10 1,160 (3.88%) C
11 1,131 (3.78%) TypeScript
12 1,005 (3.36%) PHP
13 806 (2.70%) VB
14 471 (1.58%) Scala
15 441 (1.47%) VBA
16 407 (1.36%) PL/SQL
17 399 (1.33%) Perl
18 312 (1.04%) F#
19 283 (0.95%) Bash Shell
20 192 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 3,841 (12.85%) Degree
2 1,087 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 586 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 463 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 330 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 256 (0.86%) ISEB
7 245 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 220 (0.74%) PhD
9 198 (0.66%) Master's Degree
10 171 (0.57%) DV Cleared
11 141 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
12 83 (0.28%) MCSE
13 61 (0.20%) CCNA
13 61 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 53 (0.18%) HND
15 52 (0.17%) MCPD
16 51 (0.17%) SANS
17 49 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 48 (0.16%) MCSD
19 47 (0.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,886 (6.31%) QA
2 116 (0.39%) SLA
3 92 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 75 (0.25%) GDPR
5 61 (0.20%) GCP
6 57 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 51 (0.17%) MiFID
8 42 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 42 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 21 (0.070%) PMO
10 15 (0.050%) EMIR
10 15 (0.050%) MISRA
11 13 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
12 10 (0.033%) MISRA C
13 9 (0.030%) IEC 61131
13 9 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 8 (0.027%) GAMP
14 8 (0.027%) WAI
14 8 (0.027%) WCAG
15 7 (0.023%) HL7
System Software
1 996 (3.33%) Docker
2 313 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 135 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 114 (0.38%) Firmware
5 73 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 66 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 57 (0.19%) vSphere
8 25 (0.084%) Apache Flume
9 14 (0.047%) HDFS
10 12 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.033%) Varnish
12 8 (0.027%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.013%) ACF2
13 4 (0.013%) GridGain
13 4 (0.013%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.013%) LXC
13 4 (0.013%) RACF
13 4 (0.013%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.010%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 348 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 346 (1.16%) Ansible
3 327 (1.09%) Puppet
4 307 (1.03%) Kubernetes
5 188 (0.63%) Kibana
6 167 (0.56%) Terraform
7 85 (0.28%) Salt
8 50 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 49 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 46 (0.15%) WSUS
11 45 (0.15%) SCCM
12 43 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
13 37 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
14 36 (0.12%) logstash
14 36 (0.12%) Packer
15 29 (0.097%) Prometheus
15 29 (0.097%) Single Sign-On
15 29 (0.097%) ZABBIX
16 27 (0.090%) HAProxy
17 26 (0.087%) Consul
Vendors
1 7,705 (25.77%) Microsoft
2 1,501 (5.02%) Oracle
3 909 (3.04%) Google
4 871 (2.91%) Xamarin
5 445 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 393 (1.31%) Capita
7 383 (1.28%) Facebook
8 382 (1.28%) SAP
9 294 (0.98%) Tableau
10 234 (0.78%) Twitter
11 170 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
12 149 (0.50%) IBM
13 147 (0.49%) Atlassian
13 147 (0.49%) VMware
14 125 (0.42%) Sybase
15 124 (0.41%) HP
16 98 (0.33%) Telerik
17 97 (0.32%) Charles River
18 96 (0.32%) Apple
19 84 (0.28%) DevExpress