Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 7 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 21,331 26,565 29,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.95% 16.71% 16.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.63% 30.37% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18,341 23,025 26,044
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £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 71,983 87,466 98,478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.82% 55.03% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 59,429 72,713 81,270
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +0.99%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 19,729 £50,000 - 3,872
UK excluding London -1 13,638 £45,000 - 3,125
London -4 7,211 £64,500 +3.20% 1,050
South East +2 4,824 £47,500 +5.56% 862
North of England 0 2,950 £45,000 - 780
Midlands 0 1,973 £43,000 +1.18% 550
South West 0 1,765 £45,000 +5.88% 342
North West 0 1,610 £45,000 - 413
Yorkshire 0 1,171 £45,000 +5.88% 302
West Midlands +2 1,095 £45,000 +5.88% 293
East of England -2 982 £50,000 +5.26% 289
East Midlands +1 873 £42,500 - 256
Scotland 0 759 £44,000 -2.22% 181
Wales -3 264 £42,500 +6.25% 76
North East -4 171 £45,000 - 65
Northern Ireland -2 131 £45,000 +20.00% 48
Channel Islands +12 6 £60,000 +41.18% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £56,500 -

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 15,615 (73.20%) .NET
2 9,930 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 9,226 (43.25%) JavaScript
4 8,197 (38.43%) SQL
5 7,754 (36.35%) SQL Server
6 7,591 (35.59%) ASP.NET
7 6,793 (31.85%) MVC
8 6,309 (29.58%) Azure
9 5,825 (27.31%) HTML
10 5,282 (24.76%) CSS
11 5,128 (24.04%) Microsoft
12 4,812 (22.56%) AngularJS
13 4,106 (19.25%) Software Engineering
14 3,956 (18.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3,869 (18.14%) Java
16 3,819 (17.90%) Finance
17 3,598 (16.87%) TDD
18 3,496 (16.39%) .NET Framework
19 3,495 (16.38%) Scrum
20 3,341 (15.66%) .NET Core
21 3,244 (15.21%) ASP.NET Web API
22 2,986 (14.00%) Degree
23 2,871 (13.46%) DevOps
24 2,772 (13.00%) Test Automation
25 2,766 (12.97%) AWS
26 2,726 (12.78%) Git (software)
27 2,645 (12.40%) Web Services
28 2,589 (12.14%) Python
29 2,546 (11.94%) jQuery
30 2,374 (11.13%) 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
1 580 (2.72%) IIS
2 508 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 496 (2.33%) CMS
4 357 (1.67%) Confluence
5 352 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 323 (1.51%) Umbraco
7 146 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 134 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 127 (0.60%) EPiServer
10 113 (0.53%) Apache Spark
11 107 (0.50%) Apache
12 94 (0.44%) WordPress
13 91 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 59 (0.28%) Kentico
15 57 (0.27%) NServiceBus
16 54 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
17 47 (0.22%) nginx
18 45 (0.21%) SAS
19 43 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 41 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 213 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 174 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (0.23%) MS Visio
4 37 (0.17%) Chatbot
5 27 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 26 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 24 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 23 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 22 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 22 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
10 12 (0.056%) S-PLUS
11 11 (0.052%) Simulink
12 8 (0.038%) 3ds Max
13 7 (0.033%) Mathematica
14 6 (0.028%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.028%) Stateflow
15 5 (0.023%) Maya
16 4 (0.019%) Revit
17 3 (0.014%) Houdini
17 3 (0.014%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 467 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.37%) thinkFolio
3 74 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 56 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
5 50 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 31 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 30 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 30 (0.14%) WebTrends
8 29 (0.14%) LatentZero
9 28 (0.13%) Front Arena
10 25 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 17 (0.080%) SAP ERP
12 15 (0.070%) Distributed Ledger
13 12 (0.056%) Endur
13 12 (0.056%) Visualfiles
14 11 (0.052%) Elite 3E
14 11 (0.052%) Magento
15 9 (0.042%) SDL Web 8
15 9 (0.042%) SimCorp Dimension
15 9 (0.042%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 6,309 (29.58%) Azure
2 2,766 (12.97%) AWS
3 883 (4.14%) SaaS
4 484 (2.27%) GCP
5 472 (2.21%) Power Platform
6 460 (2.16%) Serverless
7 425 (1.99%) PaaS
8 391 (1.83%) GitHub
9 313 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
10 209 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
11 183 (0.86%) Office 365
12 164 (0.77%) npm
13 158 (0.74%) IaaS
14 143 (0.67%) Azure Functions
15 136 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
16 95 (0.45%) Amazon S3
17 88 (0.41%) PowerApps
18 75 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
18 75 (0.35%) Slack
19 74 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 348 (1.63%) Internet
2 187 (0.88%) HTTP
3 143 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 125 (0.59%) Firewall
5 74 (0.35%) Intranet
6 73 (0.34%) DNS
7 38 (0.18%) FTP
7 38 (0.18%) SSL
8 34 (0.16%) Wireshark
9 33 (0.15%) Broadband
10 27 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 27 (0.13%) RS-485
10 27 (0.13%) Skype
11 26 (0.12%) RS-232
12 25 (0.12%) VoIP
13 18 (0.084%) Network Security
13 18 (0.084%) VPN
14 16 (0.075%) Ethernet
14 16 (0.075%) LAN
15 15 (0.070%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,754 (36.35%) SQL Server
2 1,099 (5.15%) NoSQL
3 838 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 828 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 826 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 750 (3.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 744 (3.49%) MySQL
8 504 (2.36%) MongoDB
9 456 (2.14%) Big Data
10 432 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
11 413 (1.94%) Power BI
12 371 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
13 350 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
14 338 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 302 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 252 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 228 (1.07%) Cosmos DB
18 198 (0.93%) RDBMS
19 192 (0.90%) Redis
20 156 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2,726 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 1,860 (8.72%) Visual Studio
3 1,361 (6.38%) Selenium
4 1,234 (5.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 964 (4.52%) JIRA
6 761 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 654 (3.07%) SpecFlow
8 607 (2.85%) TeamCity
9 577 (2.70%) NUnit
10 531 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 472 (2.21%) WebDriver
12 449 (2.10%) Visual Studio Team System
13 369 (1.73%) Cucumber
14 367 (1.72%) Subversion
15 254 (1.19%) Postman
16 249 (1.17%) Bitbucket
17 230 (1.08%) SoapUI
18 194 (0.91%) JMeter
19 175 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 157 (0.74%) MSTest
General
1 3,819 (17.90%) Finance
2 895 (4.20%) Banking
3 843 (3.95%) Retail
4 649 (3.04%) Games
5 633 (2.97%) Front Office
6 606 (2.84%) Marketing
7 393 (1.84%) Public Sector
8 358 (1.68%) Manufacturing
9 258 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 237 (1.11%) Electronics
11 228 (1.07%) Law
12 219 (1.03%) Legal
13 182 (0.85%) Automotive
14 173 (0.81%) Advertising
15 166 (0.78%) Investment Banking
16 157 (0.74%) Aerospace
17 131 (0.61%) Back Office
18 89 (0.42%) Financial Institution
19 82 (0.38%) Military
20 68 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14,448 (67.73%) Developer
2 6,402 (30.01%) .NET Developer
3 5,752 (26.97%) C# Developer
4 3,190 (14.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,124 (14.65%) Software Developer
6 2,740 (12.85%) Senior Developer
7 2,216 (10.39%) Software Engineer
8 1,210 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,145 (5.37%) Full Stack Developer
10 1,134 (5.32%) Junior
11 1,120 (5.25%) C# Software Developer
12 1,028 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
13 940 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
14 937 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 932 (4.37%) Senior C# Developer
16 922 (4.32%) SQL Developer
17 914 (4.28%) Junior Developer
18 834 (3.91%) Web Developer
19 779 (3.65%) Graduate
20 731 (3.43%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15,615 (73.20%) .NET
2 7,591 (35.59%) ASP.NET
3 5,825 (27.31%) HTML
4 5,282 (24.76%) CSS
5 4,812 (22.56%) AngularJS
6 3,956 (18.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3,496 (16.39%) .NET Framework
8 3,341 (15.66%) .NET Core
9 3,244 (15.21%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2,645 (12.40%) Web Services
11 2,546 (11.94%) jQuery
12 2,374 (11.13%) React
13 1,833 (8.59%) REST
14 1,769 (8.29%) Entity Framework
15 1,667 (7.81%) HTML5
16 1,637 (7.67%) RESTful
17 1,629 (7.64%) WCF
18 1,434 (6.72%) Node.js
19 1,349 (6.32%) XML
20 1,242 (5.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,840 (8.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1,064 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 802 (3.76%) User Experience
4 768 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 642 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
6 625 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
7 534 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 507 (2.38%) Hedge funds
9 396 (1.86%) Fixed Income
10 385 (1.80%) Derivative
11 301 (1.41%) Equities
12 277 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 227 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 221 (1.04%) Management Information System
15 220 (1.03%) Cloud Native
16 189 (0.89%) Robotics
17 187 (0.88%) Virtual Team
18 185 (0.87%) Client/Server
19 125 (0.59%) Public Cloud
20 104 (0.49%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2,086 (9.78%) Windows
2 927 (4.35%) Linux
3 576 (2.70%) Android
4 500 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 267 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 222 (1.04%) Unix
7 102 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 72 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 64 (0.30%) Windows 7
10 45 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 44 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (0.20%) VMS
13 29 (0.14%) CentOS
14 28 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
15 21 (0.098%) tvOS
16 20 (0.094%) Windows 8
17 18 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (0.084%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.038%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 8 (0.038%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,930 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6,793 (31.85%) MVC
3 4,106 (19.25%) Software Engineering
4 3,598 (16.87%) TDD
5 3,495 (16.38%) Scrum
6 2,871 (13.46%) DevOps
7 2,772 (13.00%) Test Automation
8 2,142 (10.04%) Computer Science
9 2,123 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
10 2,087 (9.78%) Web Development
11 2,081 (9.76%) Microservices
12 2,028 (9.51%) Continuous Integration
13 2,022 (9.48%) OO
14 1,788 (8.38%) BDD
15 1,777 (8.33%) SDLC
16 1,699 (7.96%) Mentoring
17 1,661 (7.79%) Unit Testing
18 1,130 (5.30%) SOLID
19 1,026 (4.81%) Fintech
20 991 (4.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9,226 (43.25%) JavaScript
2 8,197 (38.43%) SQL
3 3,869 (18.14%) Java
4 2,589 (12.14%) Python
5 2,249 (10.54%) C++
6 1,823 (8.55%) T-SQL
7 1,256 (5.89%) TypeScript
8 1,135 (5.32%) VB.NET
9 819 (3.84%) PowerShell
10 693 (3.25%) C
11 650 (3.05%) PHP
12 626 (2.93%) Ruby
13 523 (2.45%) VB
14 310 (1.45%) R
15 265 (1.24%) VBA
16 244 (1.14%) Scala
17 203 (0.95%) PL/SQL
18 200 (0.94%) Bash Shell
19 198 (0.93%) ES6
19 198 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,986 (14.00%) Degree
2 1,098 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 430 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 249 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 231 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 217 (1.02%) ISTQB
7 166 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 165 (0.77%) ISEB
9 114 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 69 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 66 (0.31%) PhD
12 65 (0.30%) HND
13 61 (0.29%) MCP
14 48 (0.23%) Master's Degree
15 47 (0.22%) MCSD
16 33 (0.15%) AWS Certification
17 32 (0.15%) MCSE
18 27 (0.13%) DBS Check
18 27 (0.13%) PMI Certification
19 24 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,331 (6.24%) QA
2 116 (0.54%) GDPR
3 92 (0.43%) SLA
4 51 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 37 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.17%) DICOM
7 17 (0.080%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.066%) MiFID
9 13 (0.061%) EMIR
9 13 (0.061%) IFRS
9 13 (0.061%) IFRS 9
9 13 (0.061%) WCAG
10 12 (0.056%) Basel II
11 11 (0.052%) PCI DSS
12 10 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
13 9 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (0.042%) ISO 13485
13 9 (0.042%) PMO
13 9 (0.042%) WAI
14 6 (0.028%) MISRA
System Software
1 1,421 (6.66%) Docker
2 159 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 87 (0.41%) Firmware
4 77 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 43 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (0.094%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 19 (0.089%) vSphere
8 17 (0.080%) LXC
9 15 (0.070%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (0.033%) Varnish
11 6 (0.028%) GridGain
12 5 (0.023%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.019%) ACF2
13 4 (0.019%) IAG
13 4 (0.019%) RACF
13 4 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.019%) XenApp
14 3 (0.014%) etcd
15 2 (0.009%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 820 (3.84%) Kubernetes
2 252 (1.18%) Ansible
2 252 (1.18%) Terraform
3 231 (1.08%) Puppet
4 202 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 116 (0.54%) Kibana
6 48 (0.23%) Grafana
7 46 (0.22%) Istio
8 44 (0.21%) SQL Sentry
9 27 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
10 26 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
10 26 (0.12%) Salt
11 22 (0.10%) SCCM
12 21 (0.098%) Automic
13 20 (0.094%) Knative
13 20 (0.094%) Tivoli
14 18 (0.084%) Docker Swarm
15 17 (0.080%) Nagios
16 16 (0.075%) logstash
17 15 (0.070%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5,128 (24.04%) Microsoft
2 914 (4.28%) Oracle
3 414 (1.94%) Xamarin
4 386 (1.81%) Google
5 298 (1.40%) SAP
6 245 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 244 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 164 (0.77%) IBM
9 145 (0.68%) Bloomberg
10 142 (0.67%) Atlassian
11 131 (0.61%) Sage
12 112 (0.53%) Tableau
13 93 (0.44%) VMware
14 85 (0.40%) Reuters
15 83 (0.39%) HP
16 78 (0.37%) Apple
17 77 (0.36%) Facebook
18 74 (0.35%) SimCorp
19 67 (0.31%) Splunk
20 65 (0.30%) Charles River