Period
to 11 August 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 11 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing C# 9,731 21,842 29,242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 15.26% 15.33% 17.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.98% 28.57% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9,209 20,066 27,291
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +11.11%

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 36,064 76,454 95,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.55% 53.64% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29,655 62,674 79,324
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 11 August 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 11 August 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 -2 8,894 £52,500 +5.00% 1,597
UK excluding London -1 6,263 £47,500 +5.56% 1,368
London 0 3,167 £67,500 +8.00% 365
South East +1 2,178 £50,000 +11.11% 317
North of England +1 1,625 £47,500 +5.56% 389
Work from Home +2 977 £50,000 - 310
North West +1 908 £50,000 +11.11% 237
Midlands -3 803 £45,000 +4.65% 242
South West -4 632 £47,500 +5.56% 149
Yorkshire 0 568 £46,000 +6.98% 111
West Midlands -4 473 £45,000 - 130
East of England -1 427 £50,000 - 132
Scotland 0 368 £45,000 +5.88% 77
East Midlands +1 329 £42,500 - 112
North East +1 149 £42,500 -3.41% 41
Wales 0 142 £45,000 +12.50% 44
Northern Ireland +2 93 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Channel Islands -5 7 £65,000 +1.96%
Isle of Man -6 3 £40,250 -19.50%

For the 6 months to 11 August 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 7,205 (74.04%) .NET
2 4,596 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
3 4,231 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 3,619 (37.19%) Azure
5 3,534 (36.32%) SQL
6 3,370 (34.63%) SQL Server
7 3,013 (30.96%) ASP.NET
8 2,683 (27.57%) MVC
9 2,449 (25.17%) .NET Core
10 2,415 (24.82%) HTML
11 2,401 (24.67%) AngularJS
12 2,217 (22.78%) Microsoft
13 2,192 (22.53%) CSS
14 2,024 (20.80%) Software Engineering
15 1,913 (19.66%) .NET Framework
16 1,880 (19.32%) TDD
17 1,794 (18.44%) Finance
18 1,756 (18.05%) DevOps
19 1,732 (17.80%) Java
20 1,629 (16.74%) Scrum
21 1,597 (16.41%) AWS
22 1,588 (16.32%) React
23 1,526 (15.68%) Microservices
24 1,476 (15.17%) Python
25 1,464 (15.04%) ASP.NET Web API
26 1,418 (14.57%) ASP.NET MVC
27 1,369 (14.07%) Test Automation
28 1,336 (13.73%) Degree
29 1,320 (13.56%) Git (software)
30 1,068 (10.98%) 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
1 336 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
2 258 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 233 (2.39%) IIS
4 170 (1.75%) CMS
5 158 (1.62%) Confluence
6 116 (1.19%) Umbraco
7 68 (0.70%) Apache Spark
8 65 (0.67%) Apache
8 65 (0.67%) NServiceBus
9 51 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 47 (0.48%) EPiServer
11 42 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
12 38 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 37 (0.38%) Kentico
14 32 (0.33%) nginx
15 23 (0.24%) Sitefinity
16 21 (0.22%) DNN
16 21 (0.22%) WordPress
17 18 (0.18%) JBoss
18 16 (0.16%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 120 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 59 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.27%) Chatbot
4 20 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.10%) S-PLUS
7 9 (0.092%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.072%) Blender
9 6 (0.062%) 3ds Max
10 5 (0.051%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.051%) Photoshop
11 4 (0.041%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.031%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.031%) Sketch
13 2 (0.021%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.021%) Mingle
13 2 (0.021%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 196 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.38%) FINCAD Analytics
3 26 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 22 (0.23%) Magento
5 17 (0.17%) Shopify
6 11 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
7 9 (0.092%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 8 (0.082%) SDL Web 8
9 6 (0.062%) Maximo
10 5 (0.051%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.051%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.041%) Exchequer
11 4 (0.041%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.041%) Infor M3
11 4 (0.041%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.041%) ResourceLink
11 4 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.031%) Elite 3E
12 3 (0.031%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 3,619 (37.19%) Azure
2 1,597 (16.41%) AWS
3 426 (4.38%) SaaS
4 309 (3.18%) GCP
5 282 (2.90%) Power Platform
6 259 (2.66%) Serverless
7 217 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
8 195 (2.00%) GitHub
9 182 (1.87%) PaaS
10 124 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 104 (1.07%) Office 365
12 95 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
13 73 (0.75%) IaaS
14 72 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
15 67 (0.69%) Azure Functions
16 52 (0.53%) Logic Apps
17 44 (0.45%) NuGet
18 43 (0.44%) PowerApps
19 42 (0.43%) Amazon S3
20 41 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (1.70%) Internet
2 152 (1.56%) HTTP
3 118 (1.21%) Skype
4 76 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 63 (0.65%) Firewall
6 38 (0.39%) DNS
7 33 (0.34%) Intranet
8 23 (0.24%) VPN
9 22 (0.23%) SSL
10 20 (0.21%) VoIP
11 19 (0.20%) Wireshark
12 15 (0.15%) RS-232
13 14 (0.14%) MQTT
13 14 (0.14%) RS-485
14 13 (0.13%) Bluetooth
15 12 (0.12%) Network Security
16 11 (0.11%) LAN
16 11 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (0.10%) Structured Cabling
18 9 (0.092%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,370 (34.63%) SQL Server
2 592 (6.08%) MongoDB
3 591 (6.07%) NoSQL
4 362 (3.72%) Relational Database
5 334 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 297 (3.05%) MySQL
6 297 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 245 (2.52%) SQL Server 2019
8 241 (2.48%) Power BI
9 200 (2.06%) Big Data
10 196 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
11 190 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
12 172 (1.77%) Redis
13 148 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
13 148 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 135 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 119 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
16 108 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 105 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
17 105 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,320 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 743 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 691 (7.10%) Selenium
4 458 (4.71%) JIRA
5 452 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 411 (4.22%) Jenkins
7 372 (3.82%) TeamCity
8 356 (3.66%) SpecFlow
9 293 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
10 287 (2.95%) NUnit
11 218 (2.24%) Cucumber
12 197 (2.02%) WebDriver
13 164 (1.69%) Subversion
14 148 (1.52%) SoapUI
15 108 (1.11%) Moq
16 106 (1.09%) Postman
17 105 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
18 88 (0.90%) JUnit
19 85 (0.87%) MSTest
20 82 (0.84%) JMeter
General
1 1,794 (18.44%) Finance
2 355 (3.65%) Banking
3 323 (3.32%) Games
4 301 (3.09%) Retail
5 281 (2.89%) Front Office
6 167 (1.72%) Law
7 163 (1.68%) Marketing
8 162 (1.66%) Public Sector
9 149 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 87 (0.89%) Back Office
11 83 (0.85%) Electronics
12 78 (0.80%) Telecoms
13 77 (0.79%) Legal
14 73 (0.75%) Automotive
15 68 (0.70%) Advertising
16 64 (0.66%) Aerospace
16 64 (0.66%) Investment Banking
17 51 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 44 (0.45%) Local Government
19 24 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 6,372 (65.48%) Developer
2 2,826 (29.04%) .NET Developer
3 2,292 (23.55%) C# Developer
4 1,526 (15.68%) Software Developer
5 1,325 (13.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 1,093 (11.23%) Senior Developer
7 1,013 (10.41%) Software Engineer
8 620 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
9 500 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
10 480 (4.93%) .NET Software Developer
11 475 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
12 410 (4.21%) Junior
13 354 (3.64%) Lead Developer
14 351 (3.61%) Architect
15 344 (3.54%) Junior Developer
16 327 (3.36%) Analyst
17 316 (3.25%) C# Software Engineer
18 311 (3.20%) SQL Developer
19 299 (3.07%) Web Developer
20 282 (2.90%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,205 (74.04%) .NET
2 3,013 (30.96%) ASP.NET
3 2,449 (25.17%) .NET Core
4 2,415 (24.82%) HTML
5 2,401 (24.67%) AngularJS
6 2,192 (22.53%) CSS
7 1,913 (19.66%) .NET Framework
8 1,588 (16.32%) React
9 1,464 (15.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1,418 (14.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1,041 (10.70%) Web Services
12 978 (10.05%) jQuery
13 970 (9.97%) Entity Framework
14 826 (8.49%) Node.js
15 807 (8.29%) REST
16 746 (7.67%) HTML5
17 662 (6.80%) RESTful
18 631 (6.48%) Vue.js
19 547 (5.62%) XML
20 477 (4.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 860 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
2 532 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 342 (3.51%) User Experience
4 318 (3.27%) Mobile App
5 304 (3.12%) Hedge funds
6 248 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 242 (2.49%) Algorithms
8 208 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 161 (1.65%) Derivative
10 157 (1.61%) Fixed Income
11 149 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 142 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 103 (1.06%) Equities
14 95 (0.98%) Cloud Native
15 74 (0.76%) Client/Server
15 74 (0.76%) Management Information System
16 73 (0.75%) Public Cloud
17 65 (0.67%) Virtual Team
18 37 (0.38%) Reinsurance
19 33 (0.34%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 840 (8.63%) Windows
2 479 (4.92%) Linux
3 290 (2.98%) Android
4 230 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 108 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 79 (0.81%) Unix
7 23 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 23 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 23 (0.24%) Windows 10
8 20 (0.21%) CentOS
9 19 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 18 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 13 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
12 10 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.10%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.072%) Debian
13 7 (0.072%) VMS
13 7 (0.072%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.051%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.051%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,596 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
2 2,683 (27.57%) MVC
3 2,024 (20.80%) Software Engineering
4 1,880 (19.32%) TDD
5 1,756 (18.05%) DevOps
6 1,629 (16.74%) Scrum
7 1,526 (15.68%) Microservices
8 1,369 (14.07%) Test Automation
9 1,068 (10.98%) OO
10 959 (9.86%) BDD
11 879 (9.03%) Fintech
12 873 (8.97%) Computer Science
13 865 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
14 828 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
15 827 (8.50%) Web Development
16 761 (7.82%) Mentoring
17 666 (6.84%) SDLC
17 666 (6.84%) Unit Testing
18 529 (5.44%) SOLID
19 527 (5.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,231 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 3,534 (36.32%) SQL
3 1,732 (17.80%) Java
4 1,476 (15.17%) Python
5 988 (10.15%) C++
6 985 (10.12%) TypeScript
7 739 (7.59%) T-SQL
8 436 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 359 (3.69%) VB.NET
10 320 (3.29%) C
11 247 (2.54%) PHP
12 205 (2.11%) Ruby
13 170 (1.75%) VB
14 164 (1.69%) Go
15 155 (1.59%) R
16 145 (1.49%) Scala
17 117 (1.20%) Bash Shell
18 108 (1.11%) F#
19 105 (1.08%) VBA
20 100 (1.03%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 1,336 (13.73%) Degree
2 448 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 293 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 159 (1.63%) SC Cleared
5 130 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 96 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 88 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 82 (0.84%) ISEB
9 44 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
10 35 (0.36%) PhD
11 20 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
12 13 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
12 13 (0.13%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.12%) CISSP
13 12 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.11%) DBS Check
14 11 (0.11%) HND
14 11 (0.11%) MCITP
15 10 (0.10%) MCPD
16 9 (0.092%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 639 (6.57%) QA
2 34 (0.35%) GDPR
3 33 (0.34%) SLA
4 29 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.10%) MiFID
7 9 (0.092%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.051%) EMIR
9 5 (0.051%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.031%) DICOM
10 3 (0.031%) HL7
10 3 (0.031%) IEC 62304
10 3 (0.031%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.031%) PMO
11 2 (0.021%) Basel II
11 2 (0.021%) Basel III
11 2 (0.021%) GAMP
11 2 (0.021%) JTAG
11 2 (0.021%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 949 (9.75%) Docker
2 71 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 29 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.20%) Firmware
5 15 (0.15%) vSphere
6 13 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.072%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.051%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.041%) Xen
10 3 (0.031%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.031%) LXC
10 3 (0.031%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.031%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.021%) ACF2
11 2 (0.021%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.021%) Postfix
11 2 (0.021%) RACF
Systems Management
1 629 (6.46%) Kubernetes
2 163 (1.68%) Terraform
3 153 (1.57%) Ansible
4 110 (1.13%) Puppet
5 100 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (0.55%) Grafana
7 44 (0.45%) Kibana
8 31 (0.32%) Istio
9 15 (0.15%) Prometheus
9 15 (0.15%) SCCM
10 13 (0.13%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
11 11 (0.11%) HP ALM
11 11 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (0.092%) Control-M
12 9 (0.092%) logstash
12 9 (0.092%) MIIS
13 8 (0.082%) Rancher
14 7 (0.072%) QRadar
15 5 (0.051%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2,217 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 394 (4.05%) Oracle
3 247 (2.54%) Xamarin
4 189 (1.94%) Google
5 109 (1.12%) SAP
6 94 (0.97%) Tableau
7 93 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 85 (0.87%) IBM
9 62 (0.64%) VMware
10 61 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 60 (0.62%) Sitecore
12 41 (0.42%) Bloomberg
13 37 (0.38%) Apple
13 37 (0.38%) Splunk
14 35 (0.36%) Databricks
15 31 (0.32%) TIBCO
16 25 (0.26%) Blue Prism
16 25 (0.26%) HP
17 24 (0.25%) ServiceNow
18 23 (0.24%) DevExpress