Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing C# 25,337 29,260 28,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.80% 17.02% 16.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.60% 30.65% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21,838 25,790 25,850
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 82,813 95,474 93,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.92% 55.54% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68,537 79,670 80,420
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for C# in the UK

C#
Top 16 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 January 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 -1 23,431 £50,000 +11.11% 4,449
UK excluding London 0 15,514 £45,000 +5.88% 3,568
London +1 9,264 £62,500 +8.70% 1,202
South East +1 5,420 £45,000 +5.88% 847
North of England 0 3,536 £45,000 +5.88% 1,001
Midlands +1 1,926 £41,000 +2.50% 640
North West 0 1,917 £45,000 +5.88% 488
South West +1 1,720 £42,500 - 408
East of England -2 1,544 £47,500 +5.56% 353
Yorkshire 0 1,350 £42,500 - 410
West Midlands -3 1,017 £42,500 +6.25% 367
East Midlands -2 908 £40,000 - 272
Scotland -1 873 £45,000 +12.50% 180
Wales -3 283 £40,000 - 100
North East +3 273 £42,500 - 103
Northern Ireland +9 228 £40,000 +14.29% 41

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 18,574 (73.31%) .NET
2 12,467 (49.20%) Agile Software Development
3 11,128 (43.92%) JavaScript
4 10,329 (40.77%) SQL Server
5 9,980 (39.39%) SQL
6 9,649 (38.08%) ASP.NET
7 9,227 (36.42%) MVC
8 7,827 (30.89%) HTML
9 6,798 (26.83%) CSS
10 6,574 (25.95%) Microsoft
11 5,925 (23.38%) AngularJS
12 5,719 (22.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 5,401 (21.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5,203 (20.54%) TDD
15 5,007 (19.76%) Finance
16 4,913 (19.39%) Software Engineering
17 4,907 (19.37%) Java
18 4,475 (17.66%) ASP.NET Web API
19 4,159 (16.41%) Scrum
20 4,024 (15.88%) .NET Framework
21 3,480 (13.73%) Test Automation
22 3,352 (13.23%) Degree
23 3,322 (13.11%) jQuery
24 3,052 (12.05%) Python
25 3,032 (11.97%) C++
26 3,021 (11.92%) Git (software)
27 3,007 (11.87%) Web Services
28 2,973 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
29 2,897 (11.43%) Visual Studio
30 2,851 (11.25%) 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
1 871 (3.44%) IIS
2 799 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 781 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 649 (2.56%) CMS
5 418 (1.65%) Umbraco
6 357 (1.41%) Confluence
7 309 (1.22%) Apache
8 269 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 197 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 184 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
11 174 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 131 (0.52%) EPiServer
13 130 (0.51%) NServiceBus
14 100 (0.39%) Kentico
15 94 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
16 67 (0.26%) Sitefinity
17 66 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
18 65 (0.26%) WebSphere
19 58 (0.23%) nginx
20 47 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 349 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 240 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 136 (0.54%) Chatbot
4 41 (0.16%) Photoshop
5 39 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 32 (0.13%) AutoCAD
7 32 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 30 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 30 (0.12%) GNU Octave
9 15 (0.059%) Maya
9 15 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 11 (0.043%) Mingle
11 9 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
12 8 (0.032%) Fireworks
12 8 (0.032%) GIMP
12 8 (0.032%) InfoPath
13 7 (0.028%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (0.016%) Maple
14 4 (0.016%) Revit
Business Applications
1 558 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (0.39%) thinkFolio
3 60 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 56 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 47 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 40 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 27 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
7 27 (0.11%) Magento
8 23 (0.091%) Actimize
9 17 (0.067%) NetSuite
10 16 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
11 12 (0.047%) Eagle PACE
12 10 (0.039%) R3 Corda
12 10 (0.039%) Shopify
13 9 (0.036%) Sage 200
13 9 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 9 (0.036%) Scribe Insight
14 8 (0.032%) Oracle CRM
15 7 (0.028%) SAP CO
15 7 (0.028%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5,719 (22.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,634 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
3 868 (3.43%) SaaS
4 361 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 331 (1.31%) PaaS
5 331 (1.31%) Serverless
6 303 (1.20%) GitHub
7 256 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 228 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
9 207 (0.82%) Office 365
10 174 (0.69%) npm
11 150 (0.59%) IaaS
12 148 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 114 (0.45%) Azure Functions
14 102 (0.40%) NuGet
15 101 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
16 81 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
17 70 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
18 65 (0.26%) Google Play
19 63 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 535 (2.11%) Internet
2 324 (1.28%) HTTP
3 232 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 147 (0.58%) Firewall
5 103 (0.41%) Intranet
6 94 (0.37%) RS-485
7 81 (0.32%) DNS
7 81 (0.32%) Modbus
8 70 (0.28%) Broadband
9 64 (0.25%) SSL
10 55 (0.22%) Hyperconnected
11 41 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 41 (0.16%) Network Security
12 40 (0.16%) VoIP
12 40 (0.16%) Wireless
13 35 (0.14%) SMS
14 33 (0.13%) LAN
15 32 (0.13%) WAN
16 30 (0.12%) VPN
17 25 (0.099%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10,329 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 1,632 (6.44%) NoSQL
3 1,404 (5.54%) SQL Server 2016
4 1,043 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1,015 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 948 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 870 (3.43%) MongoDB
8 857 (3.38%) MySQL
9 691 (2.73%) Big Data
10 600 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
11 488 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 486 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
13 442 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 428 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 357 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
16 311 (1.23%) Power BI
17 292 (1.15%) Redis
18 285 (1.12%) Hadoop
19 255 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
20 245 (0.97%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 3,021 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 2,897 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 1,872 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,640 (6.47%) Selenium
5 1,085 (4.28%) JIRA
6 1,079 (4.26%) TeamCity
7 1,040 (4.10%) Jenkins
8 846 (3.34%) NUnit
9 731 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 673 (2.66%) SpecFlow
11 623 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
12 574 (2.27%) Cucumber
13 521 (2.06%) WebDriver
14 468 (1.85%) Subversion
15 306 (1.21%) SoapUI
16 291 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 242 (0.96%) MSTest
18 238 (0.94%) Maven
19 231 (0.91%) JMeter
20 208 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 5,007 (19.76%) Finance
2 1,139 (4.50%) Banking
3 885 (3.49%) Games
4 862 (3.40%) Retail
5 818 (3.23%) Marketing
6 591 (2.33%) Front Office
7 532 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 391 (1.54%) Advertising
9 382 (1.51%) Telecoms
10 354 (1.40%) Investment Banking
11 278 (1.10%) Electronics
12 251 (0.99%) Law
13 225 (0.89%) Back Office
14 187 (0.74%) Legal
15 179 (0.71%) Automotive
16 132 (0.52%) Publishing
17 109 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 92 (0.36%) Aerospace
19 71 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
20 70 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17,338 (68.43%) Developer
2 8,644 (34.12%) .NET Developer
3 7,510 (29.64%) C# Developer
4 4,549 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,712 (14.65%) Software Developer
6 2,803 (11.06%) Senior Developer
7 2,462 (9.72%) Software Engineer
8 1,839 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1,661 (6.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1,563 (6.17%) C# Software Developer
11 1,350 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1,347 (5.32%) .NET Software Developer
13 1,325 (5.23%) Junior
14 1,273 (5.02%) SQL Developer
15 1,239 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 1,177 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
17 1,102 (4.35%) Junior Developer
18 1,011 (3.99%) Lead Developer
19 990 (3.91%) Senior C# Developer
20 982 (3.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18,574 (73.31%) .NET
2 9,649 (38.08%) ASP.NET
3 7,827 (30.89%) HTML
4 6,798 (26.83%) CSS
5 5,925 (23.38%) AngularJS
6 5,401 (21.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4,475 (17.66%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4,024 (15.88%) .NET Framework
9 3,322 (13.11%) jQuery
10 3,007 (11.87%) Web Services
11 2,542 (10.03%) WCF
12 2,365 (9.33%) HTML5
13 2,340 (9.24%) RESTful
14 2,253 (8.89%) .NET Core
15 2,164 (8.54%) Entity Framework
16 2,086 (8.23%) React
17 1,866 (7.36%) WPF
18 1,865 (7.36%) XML
19 1,624 (6.41%) Node.js
20 1,612 (6.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2,283 (9.01%) Greenfield Project
2 1,331 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1,219 (4.81%) Fintech
4 1,075 (4.24%) User Experience
5 929 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 879 (3.47%) Mobile App
7 766 (3.02%) Algorithms
8 676 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
9 542 (2.14%) Hedge funds
10 396 (1.56%) Derivative
11 393 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 380 (1.50%) Equities
13 377 (1.49%) Fixed Income
14 361 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 252 (0.99%) Management Information System
16 200 (0.79%) N-Tier
17 186 (0.73%) Tandem
18 168 (0.66%) Social Media
19 139 (0.55%) Client/Server
19 139 (0.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,771 (10.94%) Windows
2 1,389 (5.48%) Linux
3 877 (3.46%) Android
4 780 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 345 (1.36%) Unix
6 312 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 74 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 74 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 67 (0.26%) FreeRTOS
9 63 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 57 (0.22%) CentOS
11 54 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 53 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 43 (0.17%) Fedora
13 43 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 37 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 35 (0.14%) Solaris
15 35 (0.14%) Windows 8
16 34 (0.13%) SUSE
17 26 (0.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,467 (49.20%) Agile Software Development
2 9,227 (36.42%) MVC
3 5,203 (20.54%) TDD
4 4,913 (19.39%) Software Engineering
5 4,159 (16.41%) Scrum
6 3,480 (13.73%) Test Automation
7 2,973 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
8 2,851 (11.25%) OO
9 2,604 (10.28%) BDD
10 2,517 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
11 2,315 (9.14%) Web Development
12 2,252 (8.89%) DevOps
13 2,194 (8.66%) Computer Science
14 2,166 (8.55%) SDLC
15 2,080 (8.21%) Microservices
16 1,975 (7.79%) Unit Testing
17 1,673 (6.60%) Mentoring
18 1,610 (6.35%) Web Application Development
19 1,344 (5.30%) SOLID
20 1,265 (4.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11,128 (43.92%) JavaScript
2 9,980 (39.39%) SQL
3 4,907 (19.37%) Java
4 3,052 (12.05%) Python
5 3,032 (11.97%) C++
6 2,347 (9.26%) T-SQL
7 1,220 (4.82%) VB.NET
8 1,147 (4.53%) C
9 1,074 (4.24%) Ruby
10 1,020 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 1,000 (3.95%) TypeScript
12 839 (3.31%) PHP
13 592 (2.34%) VB
14 399 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 337 (1.33%) VBA
16 320 (1.26%) Scala
17 292 (1.15%) R
18 275 (1.09%) Perl
19 269 (1.06%) F#
20 266 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3,352 (13.23%) Degree
2 841 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 542 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 362 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 317 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 274 (1.08%) PhD
7 273 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 184 (0.73%) ISEB
9 147 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 138 (0.54%) Master's Degree
11 97 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
12 83 (0.33%) MPhil
13 60 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 57 (0.22%) PMI Certification
15 54 (0.21%) CISSP
16 44 (0.17%) MCSE
17 43 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
18 38 (0.15%) HND
18 38 (0.15%) MCP
19 37 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,738 (6.86%) QA
2 117 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 96 (0.38%) SLA
4 72 (0.28%) GDPR
5 62 (0.24%) MiFID
6 45 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (0.11%) PMO
8 20 (0.079%) EMIR
9 18 (0.071%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.063%) HL7
11 15 (0.059%) PCI DSS
12 13 (0.051%) DICOM
12 13 (0.051%) Dodd-Frank
13 12 (0.047%) WAI
14 11 (0.043%) GAMP
15 10 (0.039%) ISO 13485
15 10 (0.039%) MISRA
15 10 (0.039%) MISRA C
16 9 (0.036%) DO-178B
16 9 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1,188 (4.69%) Docker
2 266 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 159 (0.63%) Firmware
4 83 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 65 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 33 (0.13%) vSphere
7 21 (0.083%) Apache Flume
7 21 (0.083%) LXC
8 15 (0.059%) VirtualBox
9 13 (0.051%) etcd
10 12 (0.047%) XenApp
11 11 (0.043%) HDFS
12 9 (0.036%) Snort
13 8 (0.032%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.016%) GridGain
15 4 (0.016%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.012%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 466 (1.84%) Kubernetes
2 384 (1.52%) Ansible
3 263 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 215 (0.85%) Puppet
5 200 (0.79%) Terraform
6 133 (0.52%) Salt
7 112 (0.44%) Kibana
8 75 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 49 (0.19%) Grafana
10 44 (0.17%) logstash
11 37 (0.15%) Mesos
12 35 (0.14%) Graphite
12 35 (0.14%) HP ALM
12 35 (0.14%) Packer
13 33 (0.13%) Prometheus
14 28 (0.11%) Consul
15 20 (0.079%) Hadoop YARN
15 20 (0.079%) Oozie
15 20 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 16 (0.063%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6,574 (25.95%) Microsoft
2 1,383 (5.46%) Oracle
3 683 (2.70%) Google
4 645 (2.55%) Xamarin
5 352 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 305 (1.20%) SAP
7 238 (0.94%) Facebook
8 194 (0.77%) Tableau
9 163 (0.64%) IBM
10 145 (0.57%) Atlassian
11 125 (0.49%) Telerik
12 118 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
13 104 (0.41%) VMware
14 97 (0.38%) Bloomberg
15 86 (0.34%) Apple
15 86 (0.34%) DevExpress
15 86 (0.34%) Reuters
16 80 (0.32%) Red Hat
17 79 (0.31%) Twitter
18 78 (0.31%) HP