Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 13,227 22,812 30,110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 15.28% 15.86% 17.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.65% 29.28% 31.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,174 20,744 28,271
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 47,829 77,919 97,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.25% 54.18% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39,279 63,690 80,835
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing C# as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for C# in the UK

C#
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C#.

Salary trend for C# in the UK

C#
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing C# over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for C# in the UK

C#
Top 19 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 6 June 2020. 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 12,031 £50,000 - 1,320
UK excluding London 0 8,416 £47,500 +5.56% 1,102
London -2 4,410 £65,000 - 323
South East -1 3,044 £50,000 +11.11% 264
North of England +1 2,016 £45,000 +2.27% 344
North West +1 1,101 £47,500 +5.56% 212
Midlands -3 1,076 £45,000 +5.88% 176
Work from Home 0 1,043 £50,000 -4.76% 176
South West -2 865 £45,000 - 108
Yorkshire +1 762 £45,000 +5.88% 90
West Midlands 0 633 £45,000 - 98
East of England 0 583 £51,250 +2.50% 106
Scotland +1 510 £45,000 +5.88% 58
East Midlands 0 441 £42,500 +6.25% 78
Wales -1 196 £42,500 +6.25% 33
North East +1 153 £40,500 +1.25% 42
Northern Ireland 0 126 £42,500 +2.41% 15
Channel Islands 0 8 £65,000 +1.96%
Isle of Man 0 7 £47,500 -5.00%

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 9,760 (73.79%) .NET
2 6,389 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
3 6,016 (45.48%) JavaScript
4 4,905 (37.08%) SQL
5 4,768 (36.05%) Azure
6 4,542 (34.34%) SQL Server
7 4,279 (32.35%) ASP.NET
8 3,771 (28.51%) MVC
9 3,418 (25.84%) AngularJS
10 3,290 (24.87%) HTML
11 3,039 (22.98%) .NET Core
12 2,990 (22.61%) Microsoft
13 2,954 (22.33%) CSS
14 2,685 (20.30%) Software Engineering
15 2,617 (19.79%) TDD
16 2,556 (19.32%) .NET Framework
17 2,460 (18.60%) Finance
18 2,407 (18.20%) Java
19 2,335 (17.65%) Scrum
20 2,326 (17.59%) AWS
21 2,129 (16.10%) React
22 2,033 (15.37%) ASP.NET Web API
23 1,987 (15.02%) ASP.NET MVC
24 1,980 (14.97%) DevOps
25 1,882 (14.23%) Python
26 1,862 (14.08%) Microservices
27 1,817 (13.74%) Test Automation
28 1,711 (12.94%) Degree
29 1,620 (12.25%) Git (software)
30 1,418 (10.72%) Web Services

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
1 569 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
2 367 (2.77%) SharePoint
3 347 (2.62%) IIS
4 223 (1.69%) Confluence
5 218 (1.65%) CMS
6 169 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 97 (0.73%) Apache Spark
8 93 (0.70%) EPiServer
9 81 (0.61%) Apache
10 79 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
11 59 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
12 58 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 51 (0.39%) Kentico
14 47 (0.36%) NServiceBus
15 43 (0.33%) ArcGIS
15 43 (0.33%) nginx
16 34 (0.26%) Sitefinity
17 29 (0.22%) Oracle Spatial
18 27 (0.20%) WebSphere
19 26 (0.20%) DNN
Applications
1 162 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 17 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.091%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.060%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.060%) S-PLUS
9 6 (0.045%) 3ds Max
9 6 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.045%) Blender
10 5 (0.038%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.030%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.015%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.015%) Mingle
13 2 (0.015%) Simulink
14 1 (0.008%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 253 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.60%) FINCAD Analytics
3 56 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (0.11%) Magento
5 12 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
6 11 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.076%) NetSuite
8 9 (0.068%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 9 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
8 9 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.045%) Maximo
10 6 (0.045%) Shopify
11 5 (0.038%) Endur
11 5 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
11 5 (0.038%) Raiser's Edge
11 5 (0.038%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.030%) Infor M3
12 4 (0.030%) OpenText MBPM
12 4 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4,768 (36.05%) Azure
2 2,326 (17.59%) AWS
3 596 (4.51%) SaaS
4 361 (2.73%) Serverless
5 350 (2.65%) Power Platform
6 316 (2.39%) GCP
7 270 (2.04%) PaaS
8 254 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
9 249 (1.88%) GitHub
10 164 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
11 140 (1.06%) Office 365
12 130 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
13 92 (0.70%) IaaS
14 83 (0.63%) Azure Functions
15 75 (0.57%) Logic Apps
16 59 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
17 53 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
18 52 (0.39%) OpenShift
19 47 (0.36%) NuGet
20 46 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 253 (1.91%) Internet
2 165 (1.25%) HTTP
3 125 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 99 (0.75%) Firewall
5 62 (0.47%) Skype
6 50 (0.38%) DNS
7 45 (0.34%) Intranet
7 45 (0.34%) Wireshark
8 36 (0.27%) VPN
9 35 (0.26%) SSL
10 25 (0.19%) MQTT
11 23 (0.17%) VoIP
11 23 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (0.17%) WAN
13 19 (0.14%) FTP
13 19 (0.14%) SMTP
13 19 (0.14%) Wireless
14 17 (0.13%) Bluetooth
14 17 (0.13%) LTE
15 16 (0.12%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,542 (34.34%) SQL Server
2 840 (6.35%) MongoDB
3 649 (4.91%) NoSQL
4 503 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 477 (3.61%) MySQL
6 450 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 433 (3.27%) SQL Server 2019
8 426 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 314 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 307 (2.32%) Power BI
11 288 (2.18%) Big Data
12 243 (1.84%) Redis
13 236 (1.78%) Azure SQL Database
14 222 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
15 219 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 214 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
17 197 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 169 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
19 153 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
20 148 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,620 (12.25%) Git (software)
2 1,071 (8.10%) Visual Studio
3 869 (6.57%) Selenium
4 592 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 586 (4.43%) JIRA
6 551 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 454 (3.43%) TeamCity
8 445 (3.36%) SpecFlow
9 386 (2.92%) Octopus Deploy
10 360 (2.72%) NUnit
11 288 (2.18%) Cucumber
12 280 (2.12%) WebDriver
13 173 (1.31%) SoapUI
13 173 (1.31%) Subversion
14 170 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
15 139 (1.05%) Postman
16 138 (1.04%) Bitbucket
17 131 (0.99%) JMeter
18 116 (0.88%) Moq
19 104 (0.79%) JUnit
General
1 2,460 (18.60%) Finance
2 529 (4.00%) Banking
3 457 (3.46%) Retail
4 410 (3.10%) Front Office
5 403 (3.05%) Games
6 236 (1.78%) Marketing
7 213 (1.61%) Public Sector
8 207 (1.56%) Law
9 169 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 149 (1.13%) Legal
11 118 (0.89%) Back Office
12 109 (0.82%) Aerospace
13 105 (0.79%) Telecoms
14 94 (0.71%) Automotive
14 94 (0.71%) Investment Banking
15 93 (0.70%) Electronics
16 83 (0.63%) Advertising
17 56 (0.42%) Financial Institution
18 50 (0.38%) Military
19 45 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8,935 (67.55%) Developer
2 3,943 (29.81%) .NET Developer
3 3,436 (25.98%) C# Developer
4 2,116 (16.00%) Software Developer
5 1,862 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,448 (10.95%) Senior Developer
7 1,298 (9.81%) Software Engineer
8 837 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 696 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
10 668 (5.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 628 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
12 613 (4.63%) Junior
13 519 (3.92%) Junior Developer
14 480 (3.63%) Analyst
15 452 (3.42%) Lead Developer
15 452 (3.42%) SQL Developer
16 411 (3.11%) Senior C# Developer
17 391 (2.96%) C# Software Engineer
18 390 (2.95%) Architect
19 380 (2.87%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,760 (73.79%) .NET
2 4,279 (32.35%) ASP.NET
3 3,418 (25.84%) AngularJS
4 3,290 (24.87%) HTML
5 3,039 (22.98%) .NET Core
6 2,954 (22.33%) CSS
7 2,556 (19.32%) .NET Framework
8 2,129 (16.10%) React
9 2,033 (15.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,987 (15.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,418 (10.72%) Web Services
12 1,399 (10.58%) Entity Framework
13 1,386 (10.48%) jQuery
14 1,188 (8.98%) Node.js
15 1,030 (7.79%) REST
16 966 (7.30%) HTML5
17 890 (6.73%) Vue.js
18 863 (6.52%) RESTful
19 737 (5.57%) XML
20 689 (5.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1,221 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
2 717 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 511 (3.86%) User Experience
4 415 (3.14%) Mobile App
5 373 (2.82%) Hedge funds
6 320 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
7 312 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 304 (2.30%) Algorithms
9 219 (1.66%) Derivative
10 191 (1.44%) Data Structures
11 188 (1.42%) Fixed Income
12 138 (1.04%) Cloud Native
13 122 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 116 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 107 (0.81%) Management Information System
16 77 (0.58%) Client/Server
17 75 (0.57%) Equities
18 71 (0.54%) Public Cloud
19 54 (0.41%) Reinsurance
20 49 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1,241 (9.38%) Windows
2 691 (5.22%) Linux
3 332 (2.51%) Android
4 305 (2.31%) Apple iOS
5 140 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 109 (0.82%) Unix
7 43 (0.33%) CentOS
8 30 (0.23%) Windows 10
9 29 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 26 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 25 (0.19%) Ubuntu
13 23 (0.17%) VMS
13 23 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
14 21 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 19 (0.14%) Windows 7
16 16 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (0.098%) Windows Server 2016
18 11 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
19 10 (0.076%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,389 (48.30%) Agile Software Development
2 3,771 (28.51%) MVC
3 2,685 (20.30%) Software Engineering
4 2,617 (19.79%) TDD
5 2,335 (17.65%) Scrum
6 1,980 (14.97%) DevOps
7 1,862 (14.08%) Microservices
8 1,817 (13.74%) Test Automation
9 1,354 (10.24%) OO
10 1,336 (10.10%) BDD
11 1,305 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
12 1,208 (9.13%) Computer Science
13 1,142 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
14 1,082 (8.18%) Web Development
15 989 (7.48%) Mentoring
16 988 (7.47%) SDLC
17 972 (7.35%) Fintech
18 965 (7.30%) Unit Testing
19 806 (6.09%) Kanban
20 685 (5.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6,016 (45.48%) JavaScript
2 4,905 (37.08%) SQL
3 2,407 (18.20%) Java
4 1,882 (14.23%) Python
5 1,386 (10.48%) TypeScript
6 1,329 (10.05%) C++
7 1,001 (7.57%) T-SQL
8 562 (4.25%) VB.NET
9 518 (3.92%) C
10 506 (3.83%) PowerShell
11 324 (2.45%) Ruby
12 322 (2.43%) PHP
13 255 (1.93%) VB
14 221 (1.67%) R
15 220 (1.66%) F#
16 202 (1.53%) Go
17 173 (1.31%) Scala
18 172 (1.30%) Bash Shell
19 166 (1.26%) VBA
20 157 (1.19%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,711 (12.94%) Degree
2 613 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 377 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 210 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 188 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 139 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 119 (0.90%) ISEB
8 117 (0.88%) DV Cleared
9 53 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
10 36 (0.27%) PhD
11 32 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 25 (0.19%) Master's Degree
13 17 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
14 15 (0.11%) CISSP
15 14 (0.11%) MCP
15 14 (0.11%) Postgraduate
15 14 (0.11%) SANS
16 13 (0.098%) HND
17 12 (0.091%) MCSA
18 11 (0.083%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 876 (6.62%) QA
2 63 (0.48%) GDPR
3 38 (0.29%) Data Quality
4 37 (0.28%) SLA
5 30 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (0.12%) DICOM
7 15 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.083%) IEC 61508
9 9 (0.068%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
10 7 (0.053%) MiFID
11 5 (0.038%) HL7
11 5 (0.038%) IEC 62304
11 5 (0.038%) PMO
12 4 (0.030%) EMIR
12 4 (0.030%) ISO 13485
12 4 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.023%) GxP
14 2 (0.015%) Basel II
14 2 (0.015%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,131 (8.55%) Docker
2 101 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (0.33%) Firmware
5 19 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.091%) vSphere
8 10 (0.076%) ACF2
8 10 (0.076%) RACF
9 6 (0.045%) ISA Server
9 6 (0.045%) LXC
10 5 (0.038%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.038%) Kamailio
10 5 (0.038%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.030%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.030%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.030%) Xen
12 3 (0.023%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 742 (5.61%) Kubernetes
2 170 (1.29%) Terraform
3 167 (1.26%) Ansible
4 119 (0.90%) Puppet
5 105 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (0.48%) Kibana
7 42 (0.32%) Grafana
8 22 (0.17%) SCCM
9 20 (0.15%) Istio
10 17 (0.13%) Prometheus
11 16 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
12 15 (0.11%) Nagios
13 12 (0.091%) MIIS
14 11 (0.083%) CA Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.083%) HP ALM
15 10 (0.076%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (0.060%) logstash
17 7 (0.053%) Nessus
17 7 (0.053%) Nmap
17 7 (0.053%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2,990 (22.61%) Microsoft
2 556 (4.20%) Oracle
3 332 (2.51%) Xamarin
4 217 (1.64%) Google
5 160 (1.21%) Tableau
6 147 (1.11%) SAP
7 132 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 117 (0.88%) IBM
8 117 (0.88%) Sitecore
9 101 (0.76%) Atlassian
10 89 (0.67%) Bloomberg
11 69 (0.52%) VMware
12 60 (0.45%) Sage
13 48 (0.36%) Databricks
14 39 (0.29%) Apple
15 38 (0.29%) Splunk
15 38 (0.29%) TIBCO
16 37 (0.28%) DevExpress
17 35 (0.26%) HP
18 33 (0.25%) ESRI