Period
to 25 January 2021

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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 9,495 20,154 25,496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.75% 16.13% 16.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.43% 29.80% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9,700 18,498 23,649
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 37,332 67,639 83,314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 57.99% 54.15% 54.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31,494 56,281 69,665
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 25 January 2021.

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 25 January 2021. 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 -4 8,441 £52,500 +5.00% 2,058
UK excluding London 0 6,327 £50,000 +11.11% 1,695
London -3 2,731 £65,000 - 567
South East -2 2,040 £52,500 +10.53% 350
Work from Home -3 1,845 £52,500 +5.00% 436
North of England -1 1,535 £50,000 +11.11% 526
Midlands -2 873 £47,500 +11.76% 309
North West -1 785 £50,000 +11.11% 313
South West -3 735 £45,000 - 152
Yorkshire -3 606 £50,000 +11.11% 165
Scotland +1 524 £47,500 +5.56% 126
West Midlands -2 481 £47,500 +5.56% 167
East of England -1 406 £50,000 - 146
East Midlands -3 391 £47,500 +11.76% 141
Wales +4 148 £45,000 +3.45% 53
North East +1 144 £47,500 +9.20% 48
Northern Ireland -5 68 £45,000 +5.88% 34
Channel Islands +5 1 £40,000 -33.33%
Isle of Man -11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 6,773 (71.33%) .NET
2 4,291 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
3 4,046 (42.61%) JavaScript
4 3,971 (41.82%) Azure
5 3,712 (39.09%) SQL
6 2,880 (30.33%) SQL Server
7 2,762 (29.09%) .NET Core
8 2,365 (24.91%) ASP.NET
9 2,336 (24.60%) DevOps
10 2,302 (24.24%) MVC
11 2,256 (23.76%) HTML
12 2,219 (23.37%) CSS
13 2,109 (22.21%) Software Engineering
14 2,046 (21.55%) Microsoft
15 1,971 (20.76%) AngularJS
16 1,692 (17.82%) React
17 1,688 (17.78%) TDD
18 1,655 (17.43%) .NET Framework
19 1,649 (17.37%) Finance
20 1,621 (17.07%) Java
21 1,540 (16.22%) Python
22 1,512 (15.92%) AWS
23 1,459 (15.37%) Microservices
24 1,448 (15.25%) Test Automation
25 1,324 (13.94%) Scrum
26 1,232 (12.98%) Git (software)
27 1,148 (12.09%) ASP.NET Web API
27 1,148 (12.09%) Docker
28 1,073 (11.30%) Degree
29 1,025 (10.80%) OO

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
1 266 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 258 (2.72%) CMS
3 242 (2.55%) IIS
4 197 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 147 (1.55%) Confluence
6 131 (1.38%) Umbraco
7 128 (1.35%) NServiceBus
8 99 (1.04%) Apache Spark
9 82 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
10 62 (0.65%) EPiServer
11 57 (0.60%) nginx
12 55 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
13 50 (0.53%) Apache
14 38 (0.40%) Kentico
15 30 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
16 29 (0.31%) WordPress
17 22 (0.23%) JBoss
18 16 (0.17%) ColdFusion
19 11 (0.12%) Drupal
19 11 (0.12%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 87 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.16%) InVision
4 15 (0.16%) Sketch
5 13 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (0.13%) Adobe XD
6 12 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 9 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.084%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.053%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.053%) SOLIDWORKS
9 5 (0.053%) SPSS
10 4 (0.042%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.042%) Maya
10 4 (0.042%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.042%) Simulink
10 4 (0.042%) Zeplin
11 2 (0.021%) Figma
Business Applications
1 205 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 18 (0.19%) nopCommerce
5 16 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.095%) Payment Gateway
7 9 (0.095%) Summit
8 8 (0.084%) FINCAD Analytics
8 8 (0.084%) Magento
9 6 (0.063%) Elite 3E
10 5 (0.053%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.042%) Maximo
11 4 (0.042%) MoSes
11 4 (0.042%) Sentinel
12 3 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (0.032%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 3 (0.032%) Sage 200
12 3 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.032%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 3,971 (41.82%) Azure
2 1,512 (15.92%) AWS
3 518 (5.46%) SaaS
4 383 (4.03%) GCP
5 315 (3.32%) PaaS
6 308 (3.24%) Serverless
7 235 (2.47%) Power Platform
8 204 (2.15%) Dynamics 365
9 161 (1.70%) IaaS
10 133 (1.40%) GitHub
11 132 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 121 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
13 119 (1.25%) Azure Functions
14 105 (1.11%) Office 365
15 98 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
16 88 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
17 85 (0.90%) Datadog
18 74 (0.78%) Logic Apps
19 65 (0.68%) npm
20 58 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 189 (1.99%) HTTP
2 149 (1.57%) Skype
3 89 (0.94%) Internet
4 41 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 22 (0.23%) Firewall
6 21 (0.22%) Intranet
7 17 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 14 (0.15%) Wireless
9 13 (0.14%) DNS
10 12 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 12 (0.13%) LAN
11 11 (0.12%) VPN
12 10 (0.11%) Network Security
12 10 (0.11%) SSH
12 10 (0.11%) WEP
12 10 (0.11%) Wireshark
13 9 (0.095%) FTP
14 8 (0.084%) Bluetooth
15 7 (0.074%) RTP
15 7 (0.074%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,880 (30.33%) SQL Server
2 685 (7.21%) NoSQL
3 428 (4.51%) MongoDB
4 353 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 307 (3.23%) MySQL
6 248 (2.61%) Redis
7 244 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 242 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 229 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 213 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 204 (2.15%) Big Data
12 150 (1.58%) Power BI
13 145 (1.53%) Cosmos DB
14 122 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 106 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
16 98 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 63 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 62 (0.65%) Hadoop
19 56 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
20 49 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,232 (12.98%) Git (software)
2 783 (8.25%) Selenium
3 580 (6.11%) Visual Studio
4 470 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 467 (4.92%) Jenkins
6 414 (4.36%) JIRA
7 365 (3.84%) TeamCity
8 335 (3.53%) SpecFlow
9 264 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
10 243 (2.56%) NUnit
11 191 (2.01%) Visual Studio Team System
12 168 (1.77%) WebDriver
13 162 (1.71%) Cucumber
14 139 (1.46%) Subversion
15 134 (1.41%) Postman
16 109 (1.15%) Bitbucket
17 102 (1.07%) Cypress.io
18 83 (0.87%) JMeter
19 77 (0.81%) MSTest
20 71 (0.75%) Eclipse
General
1 1,649 (17.37%) Finance
2 315 (3.32%) Front Office
3 311 (3.28%) Games
4 222 (2.34%) Marketing
5 214 (2.25%) Retail
6 191 (2.01%) Public Sector
7 172 (1.81%) Banking
8 135 (1.42%) Law
9 128 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 104 (1.10%) Electronics
11 99 (1.04%) Back Office
12 96 (1.01%) Advertising
13 73 (0.77%) Telecoms
14 58 (0.61%) Publishing
15 56 (0.59%) Legal
16 45 (0.47%) Financial Institution
17 41 (0.43%) Aerospace
17 41 (0.43%) Investment Banking
18 39 (0.41%) Automotive
19 36 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6,057 (63.79%) Developer
2 2,553 (26.89%) .NET Developer
3 2,066 (21.76%) C# Developer
4 1,503 (15.83%) Software Developer
5 1,392 (14.66%) Senior Developer
6 1,163 (12.25%) Software Engineer
7 1,111 (11.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 707 (7.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 645 (6.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 554 (5.83%) C# Software Developer
11 531 (5.59%) .NET Software Developer
12 481 (5.07%) Senior C# Developer
13 346 (3.64%) Azure Developer
14 340 (3.58%) SQL Developer
15 336 (3.54%) C# Software Engineer
16 332 (3.50%) Senior Software Developer
17 322 (3.39%) Lead Developer
18 287 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
19 276 (2.91%) Junior
20 275 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,773 (71.33%) .NET
2 2,762 (29.09%) .NET Core
3 2,365 (24.91%) ASP.NET
4 2,256 (23.76%) HTML
5 2,219 (23.37%) CSS
6 1,971 (20.76%) AngularJS
7 1,692 (17.82%) React
8 1,655 (17.43%) .NET Framework
9 1,148 (12.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,005 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 910 (9.58%) jQuery
12 841 (8.86%) REST
13 803 (8.46%) Entity Framework
14 791 (8.33%) Web Services
15 698 (7.35%) HTML5
16 690 (7.27%) Vue.js
17 656 (6.91%) Node.js
18 581 (6.12%) RESTful
19 479 (5.04%) ASP.NET Core
20 428 (4.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 709 (7.47%) Greenfield Project
2 493 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 399 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 361 (3.80%) User Experience
5 315 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
6 223 (2.35%) Hedge funds
7 220 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 217 (2.29%) Algorithms
9 153 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 150 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 136 (1.43%) Equities
12 135 (1.42%) Derivative
13 105 (1.11%) Fixed Income
14 104 (1.10%) N-Tier
15 88 (0.93%) Management Information System
16 85 (0.90%) Cloud Native
17 78 (0.82%) Virtual Team
18 73 (0.77%) EPoS
19 63 (0.66%) Public Cloud
20 51 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 711 (7.49%) Windows
2 465 (4.90%) Linux
3 252 (2.65%) Android
4 186 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 139 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 58 (0.61%) Unix
7 25 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 23 (0.24%) CentOS
9 17 (0.18%) Windows 10
10 15 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 11 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.11%) AIX
13 10 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (0.11%) VMS
13 10 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
14 8 (0.084%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.032%) Debian
17 2 (0.021%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,291 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 2,336 (24.60%) DevOps
3 2,302 (24.24%) MVC
4 2,109 (22.21%) Software Engineering
5 1,688 (17.78%) TDD
6 1,459 (15.37%) Microservices
7 1,448 (15.25%) Test Automation
8 1,324 (13.94%) Scrum
9 1,025 (10.80%) OO
10 897 (9.45%) Mentoring
11 775 (8.16%) BDD
12 763 (8.04%) Web Development
13 758 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
14 752 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
15 725 (7.64%) Unit Testing
16 717 (7.55%) SDLC
17 673 (7.09%) Fintech
18 648 (6.82%) Computer Science
19 594 (6.26%) SOLID
20 489 (5.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,046 (42.61%) JavaScript
2 3,712 (39.09%) SQL
3 1,621 (17.07%) Java
4 1,540 (16.22%) Python
5 967 (10.18%) C++
6 954 (10.05%) TypeScript
7 628 (6.61%) T-SQL
8 504 (5.31%) PowerShell
9 308 (3.24%) Go
10 299 (3.15%) VB.NET
11 286 (3.01%) PHP
12 264 (2.78%) C
13 242 (2.55%) Ruby
14 214 (2.25%) VB
15 153 (1.61%) Bash Shell
16 149 (1.57%) Scala
17 94 (0.99%) VBA
18 92 (0.97%) Kotlin
19 82 (0.86%) PL/SQL
20 79 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,073 (11.30%) Degree
2 333 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 223 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 145 (1.53%) ISTQB
5 132 (1.39%) SC Cleared
6 105 (1.11%) ISEB
7 91 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
8 63 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 47 (0.49%) PhD
10 42 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 34 (0.36%) Master's Degree
13 33 (0.35%) HNC
14 28 (0.29%) HND
15 15 (0.16%) CIW
16 14 (0.15%) OCA
16 14 (0.15%) OCP
16 14 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
17 9 (0.095%) ISEB Practitioner
17 9 (0.095%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 697 (7.34%) QA
2 37 (0.39%) SLA
3 34 (0.36%) GDPR
3 34 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.15%) MiFID
5 14 (0.15%) WAI
6 13 (0.14%) EMIR
7 11 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 10 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 10 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.095%) WCAG
10 8 (0.084%) ISO 13485
11 7 (0.074%) NIST
12 5 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.053%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.042%) JTAG
14 2 (0.021%) PMO
15 1 (0.011%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,148 (12.09%) Docker
2 66 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.25%) Firmware
5 8 (0.084%) VirtualBox
6 6 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.053%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.032%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.032%) LXC
8 3 (0.032%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.011%) Gluster
9 1 (0.011%) HDFS
9 1 (0.011%) KVM
9 1 (0.011%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.011%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 901 (9.49%) Kubernetes
2 472 (4.97%) Terraform
3 245 (2.58%) Ansible
4 173 (1.82%) Puppet
5 135 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 95 (1.00%) Grafana
7 65 (0.68%) Prometheus
8 33 (0.35%) Istio
9 29 (0.31%) Kibana
10 27 (0.28%) ZABBIX
11 24 (0.25%) Fortio
11 24 (0.25%) Kiali
12 23 (0.24%) MIIS
13 14 (0.15%) Rancher
13 14 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.12%) SCCM
15 10 (0.11%) Rundeck
16 9 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (0.095%) Packer
17 8 (0.084%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2,046 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 362 (3.81%) Oracle
3 247 (2.60%) Xamarin
4 186 (1.96%) Google
5 107 (1.13%) Sitecore
6 92 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 84 (0.88%) Atlassian
8 79 (0.83%) SAP
9 66 (0.70%) VMware
10 59 (0.62%) Nintex
11 46 (0.48%) Databricks
12 38 (0.40%) Apple
13 37 (0.39%) IBM
13 37 (0.39%) New Relic
14 36 (0.38%) SaltStack
15 33 (0.35%) Adobe
16 32 (0.34%) Ceridian
17 28 (0.29%) Splunk
18 25 (0.26%) DevExpress
19 24 (0.25%) Telerik