Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing C# 22,580 30,112 29,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.67% 17.32% 16.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.02% 30.88% 30.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19,358 26,474 26,297
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £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 77,808 97,501 95,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.00% 56.09% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 63,704 81,144 80,731
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,133
% change year-on-year - +6.81% +5.33%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 20,862 £50,000 +5.26% 2,776
UK excluding London -2 14,346 £45,000 +5.88% 2,261
London -2 7,740 £62,500 +4.17% 684
South East +1 5,001 £45,000 - 574
North of England -2 3,089 £44,000 +3.53% 604
Midlands 0 2,052 £42,500 - 450
South West -1 1,828 £45,000 +5.88% 239
North West -1 1,545 £45,000 +5.88% 332
Yorkshire -1 1,300 £43,000 +1.18% 231
West Midlands -1 1,168 £45,000 +5.88% 251
East of England -3 1,119 £48,000 +6.67% 229
East Midlands -1 872 £42,500 +6.25% 199
Scotland -2 856 £42,500 -1.16% 106
North East -2 244 £43,000 +1.18% 41
Wales -5 237 £39,000 -2.50% 46
Northern Ireland 0 168 £40,750 +8.67% 18
Isle of Man +6 13 £50,000 +24.22%
Channel Islands - 4 £63,750 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 16,564 (73.36%) .NET
2 10,949 (48.49%) Agile Software Development
3 9,834 (43.55%) JavaScript
4 9,252 (40.97%) SQL
5 8,493 (37.61%) ASP.NET
6 8,473 (37.52%) SQL Server
7 7,668 (33.96%) MVC
8 6,473 (28.67%) HTML
9 5,832 (25.83%) CSS
10 5,682 (25.16%) Microsoft
11 5,665 (25.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 5,139 (22.76%) AngularJS
13 5,014 (22.21%) Software Engineering
14 4,447 (19.69%) Java
15 4,319 (19.13%) Finance
16 4,298 (19.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 4,150 (18.38%) TDD
18 3,646 (16.15%) Scrum
19 3,602 (15.95%) .NET Framework
20 3,499 (15.50%) ASP.NET Web API
21 3,428 (15.18%) Degree
22 3,111 (13.78%) Test Automation
23 2,904 (12.86%) Git (software)
24 2,844 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
25 2,817 (12.48%) C++
26 2,807 (12.43%) jQuery
27 2,789 (12.35%) Web Services
28 2,749 (12.17%) Python
29 2,706 (11.98%) DevOps
30 2,699 (11.95%) .NET Core

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
1 681 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 654 (2.90%) IIS
3 491 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 401 (1.78%) CMS
5 359 (1.59%) Umbraco
6 282 (1.25%) Confluence
7 234 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 207 (0.92%) Apache
9 138 (0.61%) Apache Spark
10 126 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
11 119 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
12 116 (0.51%) NServiceBus
13 96 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 81 (0.36%) EPiServer
15 67 (0.30%) Kentico
16 66 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 58 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
18 55 (0.24%) WebSphere
19 47 (0.21%) JBoss
20 43 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 270 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 225 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 91 (0.40%) Chatbot
4 43 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 35 (0.16%) MS Visio
6 21 (0.093%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 19 (0.084%) Fireworks
7 19 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
8 16 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.066%) AutoCAD
10 11 (0.049%) GNU Octave
10 11 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (0.040%) InfoPath
11 9 (0.040%) Maple
11 9 (0.040%) S-PLUS
12 7 (0.031%) Sketch
13 6 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.027%) Mathematica
13 6 (0.027%) Simulink
13 6 (0.027%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 518 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 88 (0.39%) thinkFolio
3 82 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 57 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 53 (0.23%) Front Arena
5 53 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 30 (0.13%) Summit
7 23 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
8 22 (0.097%) NetSuite
9 21 (0.093%) Distributed Ledger
10 18 (0.080%) Magento
11 17 (0.075%) SAP ERP
12 16 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 13 (0.058%) Eze OMS
14 12 (0.053%) Sage CRM
15 11 (0.049%) R3 Corda
16 9 (0.040%) nopCommerce
16 9 (0.040%) SAP SD
17 8 (0.035%) WebTrends
18 6 (0.027%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5,665 (25.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,844 (12.60%) Amazon AWS
3 840 (3.72%) SaaS
4 481 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 465 (2.06%) Power Platform
6 396 (1.75%) Serverless
7 386 (1.71%) GitHub
8 345 (1.53%) PaaS
9 291 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 282 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
11 268 (1.19%) Office 365
12 181 (0.80%) npm
13 129 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
14 125 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
15 124 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
16 123 (0.54%) Azure Functions
17 121 (0.54%) IaaS
18 92 (0.41%) Amazon S3
19 88 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
20 81 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 352 (1.56%) Internet
2 178 (0.79%) HTTP
3 158 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 151 (0.67%) Broadband
5 71 (0.31%) Firewall
6 68 (0.30%) DNS
7 58 (0.26%) Intranet
8 52 (0.23%) RS-485
9 49 (0.22%) Wireless
10 45 (0.20%) Modbus
11 34 (0.15%) VoIP
12 33 (0.15%) HTTPS
12 33 (0.15%) WAN
13 32 (0.14%) LAN
13 32 (0.14%) SMTP
14 30 (0.13%) FTP
14 30 (0.13%) VPN
15 29 (0.13%) Bluetooth
16 28 (0.12%) Network Security
16 28 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8,473 (37.52%) SQL Server
2 1,240 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 1,080 (4.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1,034 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 994 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 781 (3.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 740 (3.28%) MySQL
8 650 (2.88%) MongoDB
9 604 (2.67%) Big Data
10 498 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
11 447 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 441 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
13 412 (1.82%) Power BI
14 388 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 373 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
16 315 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
17 255 (1.13%) Redis
18 230 (1.02%) RDBMS
19 208 (0.92%) Hadoop
20 202 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2,904 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 2,273 (10.07%) Visual Studio
3 1,603 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 1,528 (6.77%) Selenium
5 1,082 (4.79%) JIRA
6 886 (3.92%) Jenkins
7 799 (3.54%) TeamCity
8 657 (2.91%) SpecFlow
9 639 (2.83%) NUnit
10 588 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 542 (2.40%) Cucumber
11 542 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
12 506 (2.24%) WebDriver
13 446 (1.98%) Subversion
14 360 (1.59%) SoapUI
15 280 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 239 (1.06%) JMeter
17 222 (0.98%) Bitbucket
18 185 (0.82%) gulp
19 179 (0.79%) Eclipse
General
1 4,319 (19.13%) Finance
2 978 (4.33%) Banking
3 858 (3.80%) Retail
4 691 (3.06%) Games
5 683 (3.02%) Marketing
6 522 (2.31%) Front Office
7 434 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 384 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 263 (1.16%) Advertising
10 230 (1.02%) Electronics
11 183 (0.81%) Legal
12 181 (0.80%) Investment Banking
13 169 (0.75%) Law
14 152 (0.67%) Back Office
15 151 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 141 (0.62%) Aerospace
17 112 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 88 (0.39%) Automotive
19 63 (0.28%) French Language
19 63 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 15,060 (66.70%) Developer
2 7,200 (31.89%) .NET Developer
3 6,440 (28.52%) C# Developer
4 3,867 (17.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 3,659 (16.20%) Software Developer
6 2,670 (11.82%) Senior Developer
7 2,462 (10.90%) Software Engineer
8 1,425 (6.31%) C# Software Developer
9 1,384 (6.13%) ASP.NET Developer
10 1,294 (5.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1,279 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
12 1,240 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1,167 (5.17%) Junior
14 1,094 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
15 1,075 (4.76%) SQL Developer
16 990 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
17 923 (4.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 923 (4.09%) Junior Developer
18 866 (3.84%) Lead Developer
19 861 (3.81%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16,564 (73.36%) .NET
2 8,493 (37.61%) ASP.NET
3 6,473 (28.67%) HTML
4 5,832 (25.83%) CSS
5 5,139 (22.76%) AngularJS
6 4,298 (19.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3,602 (15.95%) .NET Framework
8 3,499 (15.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2,807 (12.43%) jQuery
10 2,789 (12.35%) Web Services
11 2,699 (11.95%) .NET Core
12 2,507 (11.10%) React
13 1,968 (8.72%) WCF
14 1,843 (8.16%) RESTful
15 1,835 (8.13%) Entity Framework
16 1,834 (8.12%) HTML5
17 1,701 (7.53%) XML
18 1,655 (7.33%) REST
19 1,538 (6.81%) Node.js
20 1,445 (6.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1,838 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1,324 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 823 (3.64%) User Experience
4 784 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
5 783 (3.47%) Mobile App
6 668 (2.96%) Algorithms
7 571 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
8 526 (2.33%) Hedge funds
9 456 (2.02%) Derivative
10 435 (1.93%) Fixed Income
11 367 (1.63%) Robotics
12 341 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 320 (1.42%) Equities
14 259 (1.15%) Data Structures
15 166 (0.74%) Client/Server
16 153 (0.68%) Management Information System
17 134 (0.59%) N-Tier
18 125 (0.55%) Public Cloud
19 115 (0.51%) Virtual Team
20 107 (0.47%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2,368 (10.49%) Windows
2 1,334 (5.91%) Linux
3 704 (3.12%) Android
4 549 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 323 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 235 (1.04%) Unix
7 70 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 63 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 61 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 56 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (0.19%) FreeRTOS
12 41 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 30 (0.13%) Ubuntu
15 23 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 19 (0.084%) CentOS
16 19 (0.084%) Embedded Linux
17 17 (0.075%) Solaris
17 17 (0.075%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.062%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,949 (48.49%) Agile Software Development
2 7,668 (33.96%) MVC
3 5,014 (22.21%) Software Engineering
4 4,150 (18.38%) TDD
5 3,646 (16.15%) Scrum
6 3,111 (13.78%) Test Automation
7 2,706 (11.98%) DevOps
8 2,529 (11.20%) OO
9 2,458 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
10 2,218 (9.82%) SDLC
11 2,186 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
12 2,060 (9.12%) Web Development
13 2,055 (9.10%) Computer Science
14 1,949 (8.63%) BDD
15 1,947 (8.62%) Microservices
16 1,937 (8.58%) Unit Testing
17 1,713 (7.59%) Mentoring
18 1,262 (5.59%) OOP
19 1,223 (5.42%) Fintech
20 1,197 (5.30%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9,834 (43.55%) JavaScript
2 9,252 (40.97%) SQL
3 4,447 (19.69%) Java
4 2,817 (12.48%) C++
5 2,749 (12.17%) Python
6 1,975 (8.75%) T-SQL
7 1,112 (4.92%) TypeScript
8 1,042 (4.61%) VB.NET
9 1,003 (4.44%) C
10 835 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 828 (3.67%) Ruby
12 693 (3.07%) PHP
13 567 (2.51%) VB
14 357 (1.58%) VBA
15 349 (1.55%) R
16 298 (1.32%) Scala
17 292 (1.29%) PL/SQL
18 283 (1.25%) Go
19 251 (1.11%) Objective-C
20 215 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3,428 (15.18%) Degree
2 895 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 689 (3.05%) Security Cleared
4 483 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 280 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 268 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 201 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
8 200 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 195 (0.86%) PhD
10 185 (0.82%) ISEB
11 91 (0.40%) Master's Degree
12 79 (0.35%) HND
13 72 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 39 (0.17%) PMI Certification
15 36 (0.16%) MCSD
16 35 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 31 (0.14%) MCSE
18 25 (0.11%) AWS Certification
18 25 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
19 22 (0.097%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,542 (6.83%) QA
2 106 (0.47%) GDPR
3 79 (0.35%) SLA
4 65 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 43 (0.19%) WAI
6 36 (0.16%) DICOM
7 32 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 30 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 30 (0.13%) MiFID
9 22 (0.097%) PMO
10 18 (0.080%) HL7
11 16 (0.071%) PCI DSS
12 11 (0.049%) MISRA
12 11 (0.049%) NIST
13 10 (0.044%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 10 (0.044%) EMIR
14 9 (0.040%) ISO 13485
14 9 (0.040%) NCSC
15 8 (0.035%) JTAG
16 7 (0.031%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1,475 (6.53%) Docker
2 236 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 92 (0.41%) Firmware
4 79 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 59 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 34 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (0.097%) XenApp
8 20 (0.089%) LXC
9 18 (0.080%) vSphere
10 13 (0.058%) Apache Flume
11 11 (0.049%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (0.044%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 7 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 7 (0.031%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.022%) Varnish
14 5 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.018%) etcd
15 4 (0.018%) HDFS
15 4 (0.018%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.018%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 658 (2.91%) Kubernetes
2 289 (1.28%) Ansible
3 218 (0.97%) Terraform
4 212 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 210 (0.93%) Puppet
6 91 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 59 (0.26%) Kibana
8 56 (0.25%) Salt
9 44 (0.19%) Grafana
10 35 (0.16%) logstash
11 34 (0.15%) Nagios
12 29 (0.13%) Packer
13 24 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
14 22 (0.097%) SCOM
15 18 (0.080%) SQL Sentry
16 17 (0.075%) Single Sign-On
17 16 (0.071%) Docker Swarm
17 16 (0.071%) Prometheus
17 16 (0.071%) Rancher
17 16 (0.071%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5,682 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 1,115 (4.94%) Oracle
3 595 (2.64%) Google
4 500 (2.21%) Xamarin
5 268 (1.19%) SAP
6 249 (1.10%) Sitecore
7 204 (0.90%) IBM
8 158 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
9 149 (0.66%) Bloomberg
10 141 (0.62%) Reuters
11 122 (0.54%) Tableau
12 114 (0.50%) Atlassian
13 102 (0.45%) HP
14 101 (0.45%) DevExpress
15 96 (0.43%) VMware
16 90 (0.40%) Facebook
17 86 (0.38%) Blue Prism
18 80 (0.35%) Charles River
19 79 (0.35%) Pega
20 75 (0.33%) Nintex