Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing C# 21,133 27,928 28,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.35% 17.09% 16.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.73% 30.76% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18,107 24,342 25,256
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,250 £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 73,569 90,803 96,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.43% 55.57% 55.32%
Number of salaries quoted 60,294 75,547 78,834
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,190 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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 19,589 £50,000 +5.26% 3,923
UK excluding London -2 13,445 £45,000 - 3,225
London -4 7,221 £62,500 - 1,003
South East 0 4,730 £46,500 +3.33% 879
North of England -1 2,905 £45,000 - 831
Midlands 0 1,962 £43,000 +1.18% 507
South West -1 1,771 £45,000 +5.88% 409
North West 0 1,580 £45,000 - 451
Yorkshire 0 1,142 £45,000 +5.88% 309
West Midlands 0 1,065 £45,000 +5.88% 263
East of England -2 970 £50,000 +11.11% 300
East Midlands +1 885 £42,500 +6.25% 240
Scotland 0 790 £42,500 -5.56% 202
Wales -3 223 £40,000 - 72
North East -6 185 £44,500 -1.11% 71
Northern Ireland -3 103 £41,250 +10.00% 31
Isle of Man +6 8 £45,000 +16.13%
Channel Islands +12 7 £50,000 +17.65% 1

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 15,415 (72.94%) .NET
2 9,953 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
3 8,938 (42.29%) JavaScript
4 8,374 (39.63%) SQL
5 7,733 (36.59%) SQL Server
6 7,539 (35.67%) ASP.NET
7 6,559 (31.04%) MVC
8 5,879 (27.82%) Azure
9 5,698 (26.96%) HTML
10 5,183 (24.53%) Microsoft
11 5,118 (24.22%) CSS
12 4,615 (21.84%) AngularJS
13 4,180 (19.78%) Software Engineering
14 3,848 (18.21%) Java
15 3,737 (17.68%) Finance
16 3,701 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 3,495 (16.54%) TDD
18 3,419 (16.18%) Scrum
19 3,252 (15.39%) .NET Framework
20 3,215 (15.21%) Degree
21 3,062 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
22 3,024 (14.31%) .NET Core
23 2,907 (13.76%) Test Automation
24 2,785 (13.18%) Git (software)
25 2,763 (13.07%) DevOps
26 2,707 (12.81%) AWS
27 2,592 (12.27%) Python
28 2,521 (11.93%) jQuery
29 2,446 (11.57%) Web Services
30 2,385 (11.29%) 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
1 593 (2.81%) IIS
2 517 (2.45%) SharePoint
3 460 (2.18%) CMS
4 362 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
5 356 (1.68%) Umbraco
6 338 (1.60%) Confluence
7 186 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 134 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 118 (0.56%) Apache Spark
10 96 (0.45%) EPiServer
11 94 (0.44%) Apache
12 90 (0.43%) NServiceBus
13 89 (0.42%) WordPress
14 79 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 65 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 62 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
17 61 (0.29%) Kentico
18 45 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
19 44 (0.21%) JBoss
20 43 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 238 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 174 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 42 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 26 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.080%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 17 (0.080%) S-PLUS
9 13 (0.062%) Microsoft Project
10 12 (0.057%) Simulink
11 10 (0.047%) Mathematica
12 9 (0.043%) Zeplin
13 8 (0.038%) InfoPath
14 6 (0.028%) 3ds Max
14 6 (0.028%) AutoCAD
14 6 (0.028%) Stateflow
15 5 (0.024%) Revit
16 4 (0.019%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.019%) Maya
Business Applications
1 490 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 93 (0.44%) thinkFolio
3 71 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 57 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 52 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 50 (0.24%) Front Arena
7 36 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 31 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
9 26 (0.12%) LatentZero
9 26 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 24 (0.11%) SAP ERP
11 17 (0.080%) FINCAD Analytics
12 14 (0.066%) Magento
13 11 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
13 11 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 10 (0.047%) SAP SD
15 9 (0.043%) SimCorp Dimension
16 8 (0.038%) SDL Web 8
16 8 (0.038%) Visualfiles
17 7 (0.033%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5,879 (27.82%) Azure
2 2,707 (12.81%) AWS
3 858 (4.06%) SaaS
4 502 (2.38%) Power Platform
5 463 (2.19%) Serverless
6 429 (2.03%) GCP
7 388 (1.84%) GitHub
8 383 (1.81%) PaaS
9 293 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
10 253 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
11 182 (0.86%) Office 365
12 178 (0.84%) npm
13 153 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
14 147 (0.70%) IaaS
15 142 (0.67%) Azure Functions
16 108 (0.51%) Amazon S3
17 93 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
18 89 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
19 79 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
19 79 (0.37%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 306 (1.45%) Internet
2 191 (0.90%) HTTP
3 136 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 103 (0.49%) Firewall
5 99 (0.47%) Broadband
6 59 (0.28%) Intranet
7 55 (0.26%) DNS
8 45 (0.21%) FTP
9 40 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 36 (0.17%) VoIP
11 32 (0.15%) RS-232
11 32 (0.15%) RS-485
12 28 (0.13%) Ethernet
13 27 (0.13%) SSL
14 24 (0.11%) CTI
14 24 (0.11%) SMTP
15 23 (0.11%) Network Security
15 23 (0.11%) Wireshark
16 22 (0.10%) Wireless
17 20 (0.095%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,733 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 1,096 (5.19%) NoSQL
3 986 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 898 (4.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 869 (4.11%) Relational Database
6 748 (3.54%) MySQL
7 605 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 521 (2.47%) Big Data
9 504 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 496 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
11 458 (2.17%) Power BI
12 416 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
13 384 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 357 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 307 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
16 258 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 235 (1.11%) Redis
18 218 (1.03%) RDBMS
19 210 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
20 150 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2,785 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 1,939 (9.18%) Visual Studio
3 1,465 (6.93%) Selenium
4 1,258 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 1,048 (4.96%) JIRA
6 803 (3.80%) Jenkins
7 706 (3.34%) SpecFlow
8 627 (2.97%) TeamCity
9 590 (2.79%) NUnit
10 512 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 510 (2.41%) WebDriver
12 500 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
13 418 (1.98%) Cucumber
14 404 (1.91%) Subversion
15 270 (1.28%) Bitbucket
16 266 (1.26%) SoapUI
17 204 (0.97%) JMeter
18 199 (0.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 167 (0.79%) webpack
20 145 (0.69%) Moq
General
1 3,737 (17.68%) Finance
2 852 (4.03%) Retail
3 810 (3.83%) Banking
4 659 (3.12%) Games
5 613 (2.90%) Marketing
6 573 (2.71%) Front Office
7 414 (1.96%) Public Sector
8 397 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 282 (1.33%) Telecoms
10 233 (1.10%) Electronics
11 189 (0.89%) Law
12 183 (0.87%) Advertising
13 182 (0.86%) Legal
14 148 (0.70%) Back Office
14 148 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 137 (0.65%) Aerospace
16 128 (0.61%) Automotive
17 109 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 73 (0.35%) Military
19 69 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 14,173 (67.07%) Developer
2 6,260 (29.62%) .NET Developer
3 5,663 (26.80%) C# Developer
4 3,256 (15.41%) Software Developer
5 3,231 (15.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 2,664 (12.61%) Senior Developer
7 2,286 (10.82%) Software Engineer
8 1,204 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1,174 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
10 1,103 (5.22%) Junior
11 1,082 (5.12%) Full Stack Developer
12 1,057 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
13 1,004 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
14 976 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 975 (4.61%) SQL Developer
16 919 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
17 882 (4.17%) Junior Developer
18 814 (3.85%) Graduate
19 785 (3.71%) Web Developer
20 744 (3.52%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15,415 (72.94%) .NET
2 7,539 (35.67%) ASP.NET
3 5,698 (26.96%) HTML
4 5,118 (24.22%) CSS
5 4,615 (21.84%) AngularJS
6 3,701 (17.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3,252 (15.39%) .NET Framework
8 3,062 (14.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3,024 (14.31%) .NET Core
10 2,521 (11.93%) jQuery
11 2,446 (11.57%) Web Services
12 2,385 (11.29%) React
13 1,749 (8.28%) REST
14 1,678 (7.94%) WCF
15 1,675 (7.93%) HTML5
16 1,572 (7.44%) Entity Framework
17 1,540 (7.29%) RESTful
18 1,377 (6.52%) XML
19 1,365 (6.46%) Node.js
20 1,292 (6.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,704 (8.06%) Greenfield Project
2 1,056 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 790 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 756 (3.58%) User Experience
5 649 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
6 589 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 584 (2.76%) Algorithms
8 482 (2.28%) Hedge funds
9 389 (1.84%) Fixed Income
10 366 (1.73%) Derivative
11 286 (1.35%) Data Structures
12 276 (1.31%) Robotics
13 265 (1.25%) Equities
14 243 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 213 (1.01%) Management Information System
16 187 (0.88%) Client/Server
17 151 (0.71%) Virtual Team
18 139 (0.66%) Public Cloud
19 138 (0.65%) Cloud Native
20 103 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2,135 (10.10%) Windows
2 1,035 (4.90%) Linux
3 578 (2.74%) Android
4 487 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 297 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 211 (1.00%) Unix
7 93 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 69 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 68 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 46 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 26 (0.12%) VMS
13 24 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
14 20 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (0.085%) CentOS
16 15 (0.071%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.057%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (0.052%) Windows Mobile
19 9 (0.043%) FreeRTOS
20 8 (0.038%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,953 (47.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6,559 (31.04%) MVC
3 4,180 (19.78%) Software Engineering
4 3,495 (16.54%) TDD
5 3,419 (16.18%) Scrum
6 2,907 (13.76%) Test Automation
7 2,763 (13.07%) DevOps
8 2,187 (10.35%) Computer Science
9 2,117 (10.02%) Problem-Solving
10 2,108 (9.97%) Web Development
11 2,070 (9.80%) OO
12 2,055 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
13 1,964 (9.29%) Microservices
14 1,893 (8.96%) SDLC
15 1,696 (8.03%) Unit Testing
16 1,683 (7.96%) BDD
17 1,613 (7.63%) Mentoring
18 1,122 (5.31%) SOLID
19 1,099 (5.20%) Fintech
20 1,076 (5.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8,938 (42.29%) JavaScript
2 8,374 (39.63%) SQL
3 3,848 (18.21%) Java
4 2,592 (12.27%) Python
5 2,350 (11.12%) C++
6 1,840 (8.71%) T-SQL
7 1,209 (5.72%) TypeScript
8 1,108 (5.24%) VB.NET
9 803 (3.80%) PowerShell
10 677 (3.20%) C
11 621 (2.94%) PHP
12 583 (2.76%) VB
13 564 (2.67%) Ruby
14 324 (1.53%) VBA
15 316 (1.50%) R
16 251 (1.19%) Scala
17 228 (1.08%) PL/SQL
18 218 (1.03%) Go
19 191 (0.90%) ES6
20 179 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3,215 (15.21%) Degree
2 1,095 (5.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 464 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 278 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 241 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 230 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 190 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
8 166 (0.79%) ISEB
9 123 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 82 (0.39%) PhD
11 78 (0.37%) HND
12 72 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 54 (0.26%) Master's Degree
14 48 (0.23%) MCP
15 45 (0.21%) MCSE
16 43 (0.20%) AWS Certification
17 33 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
17 33 (0.16%) MCSD
18 30 (0.14%) SANS
19 29 (0.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,474 (6.97%) QA
2 99 (0.47%) GDPR
3 87 (0.41%) SLA
4 54 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 33 (0.16%) DICOM
6 25 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 25 (0.12%) WAI
7 24 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (0.071%) PMO
9 13 (0.062%) PCI DSS
10 12 (0.057%) Basel II
10 12 (0.057%) IFRS
10 12 (0.057%) IFRS 9
10 12 (0.057%) MiFID
11 10 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
11 10 (0.047%) EMIR
11 10 (0.047%) ISO 13485
11 10 (0.047%) MISRA
12 9 (0.043%) WCAG
13 7 (0.033%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1,454 (6.88%) Docker
2 198 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 79 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (0.35%) Firmware
5 51 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 28 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 23 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
9 17 (0.080%) LXC
9 17 (0.080%) vSphere
10 10 (0.047%) Varnish
11 8 (0.038%) XenApp
12 7 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 7 (0.033%) GridGain
13 5 (0.024%) etcd
13 5 (0.024%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.014%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.014%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.014%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 759 (3.59%) Kubernetes
2 236 (1.12%) Puppet
3 235 (1.11%) Ansible
4 226 (1.07%) Terraform
5 212 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 88 (0.42%) Kibana
7 64 (0.30%) Grafana
8 53 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
8 53 (0.25%) SQL Sentry
9 42 (0.20%) Istio
10 28 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
10 28 (0.13%) Nagios
10 28 (0.13%) Salt
10 28 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 25 (0.12%) Packer
12 24 (0.11%) Prometheus
13 21 (0.099%) SCCM
14 19 (0.090%) Automic
15 18 (0.085%) CA Service Virtualization
15 18 (0.085%) logstash
Vendors
1 5,183 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 978 (4.63%) Oracle
3 410 (1.94%) Xamarin
4 408 (1.93%) Google
5 290 (1.37%) SAP
6 249 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 230 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 196 (0.93%) IBM
9 149 (0.71%) Sage
10 136 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 135 (0.64%) Bloomberg
12 113 (0.53%) Reuters
13 105 (0.50%) Tableau
14 93 (0.44%) Charles River
14 93 (0.44%) SimCorp
15 89 (0.42%) VMware
16 77 (0.36%) HP
17 65 (0.31%) Splunk
18 59 (0.28%) UiPath
19 54 (0.26%) Pega