Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C#
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing C# 7,406 21,412 27,913
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 14.93% 15.64% 17.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.16% 29.14% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7,479 19,644 25,866
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,910 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
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 29,439 73,480 90,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.36% 53.66% 55.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25,001 60,437 75,471
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -4 6,734 £52,500 +5.00% 1,878
UK excluding London 0 4,999 £50,000 +11.11% 1,547
London -1 2,188 £65,000 +4.00% 496
South East -1 1,705 £50,000 +5.26% 341
North of England -1 1,359 £50,000 +11.11% 441
Work from Home -3 1,160 £50,000 - 398
North West 0 783 £50,000 +11.11% 281
Midlands -3 624 £47,000 +9.30% 256
South West -10 482 £45,000 - 190
Yorkshire -6 422 £50,000 +11.11% 122
West Midlands -5 362 £45,000 - 125
Scotland +4 347 £47,500 +7.95% 102
East of England -1 299 £52,500 +5.00% 153
East Midlands -3 263 £47,500 +11.76% 130
North East +5 154 £45,000 +3.45% 38
Wales +2 107 £46,250 +15.63% 41
Northern Ireland 0 78 £43,750 +9.38% 24
Channel Islands -1 2 £52,500 -6.67% 1
Isle of Man -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 5,416 (73.13%) .NET
2 3,302 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 3,085 (41.66%) JavaScript
4 2,909 (39.28%) Azure
5 2,773 (37.44%) SQL
6 2,462 (33.24%) SQL Server
7 2,112 (28.52%) ASP.NET
8 2,058 (27.79%) .NET Core
9 1,877 (25.34%) MVC
10 1,804 (24.36%) HTML
11 1,774 (23.95%) Microsoft
12 1,732 (23.39%) AngularJS
13 1,667 (22.51%) DevOps
14 1,665 (22.48%) CSS
15 1,580 (21.33%) Software Engineering
16 1,360 (18.36%) .NET Framework
17 1,356 (18.31%) TDD
18 1,343 (18.13%) Finance
19 1,264 (17.07%) React
20 1,246 (16.82%) Microservices
21 1,237 (16.70%) Java
22 1,167 (15.76%) Python
23 1,111 (15.00%) AWS
24 1,085 (14.65%) Test Automation
25 1,067 (14.41%) Scrum
26 1,053 (14.22%) Git (software)
27 1,051 (14.19%) ASP.NET Web API
28 979 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
29 857 (11.57%) OO
30 851 (11.49%) Degree

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
1 188 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
2 187 (2.52%) IIS
2 187 (2.52%) SharePoint
3 158 (2.13%) CMS
4 116 (1.57%) Confluence
5 110 (1.49%) NServiceBus
6 80 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 56 (0.76%) Apache Spark
8 48 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 37 (0.50%) Apache
10 33 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 30 (0.41%) nginx
12 29 (0.39%) Kentico
13 28 (0.38%) EPiServer
14 24 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
15 19 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 18 (0.24%) WordPress
17 12 (0.16%) DNN
17 12 (0.16%) Sitefinity
18 10 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 62 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (0.30%) Chatbot
3 21 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.095%) Blender
5 7 (0.095%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.068%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.068%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.068%) Sketch
8 4 (0.054%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.054%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.041%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.041%) Maya
10 2 (0.027%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.027%) InVision
11 1 (0.014%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 183 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.23%) Magento
4 15 (0.20%) Shopify
5 9 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 8 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 7 (0.095%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.068%) Distributed Ledger
8 5 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.068%) Elite 3E
8 5 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.054%) FINCAD Analytics
9 4 (0.054%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.054%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 3 (0.041%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (0.041%) Maximo
10 3 (0.041%) MoSes
10 3 (0.041%) SAP MII
11 2 (0.027%) SAP MM
11 2 (0.027%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2,909 (39.28%) Azure
2 1,111 (15.00%) AWS
3 329 (4.44%) SaaS
4 241 (3.25%) GCP
5 198 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
6 187 (2.52%) Power Platform
7 161 (2.17%) Serverless
8 158 (2.13%) PaaS
9 141 (1.90%) GitHub
10 113 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
11 103 (1.39%) IaaS
12 98 (1.32%) Office 365
13 81 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
14 62 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
15 47 (0.63%) npm
16 45 (0.61%) Datadog
17 43 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 43 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
18 42 (0.57%) Azure Functions
19 38 (0.51%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 167 (2.25%) HTTP
2 159 (2.15%) Skype
3 85 (1.15%) Internet
4 42 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.41%) DNS
6 19 (0.26%) Firewall
7 18 (0.24%) Intranet
8 11 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.15%) RTP
8 11 (0.15%) SSH
9 10 (0.14%) AMQP
9 10 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 10 (0.14%) VPN
10 9 (0.12%) Bluetooth
10 9 (0.12%) Network Security
10 9 (0.12%) SSL
10 9 (0.12%) WEP
11 7 (0.095%) VoIP
12 5 (0.068%) H.323
12 5 (0.068%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,462 (33.24%) SQL Server
2 558 (7.53%) NoSQL
3 373 (5.04%) MongoDB
4 303 (4.09%) Relational Database
5 207 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 199 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 194 (2.62%) MySQL
8 161 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
9 152 (2.05%) Big Data
10 144 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
11 133 (1.80%) Redis
12 130 (1.76%) Power BI
13 118 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
14 82 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
15 80 (1.08%) SQL Server 2019
16 79 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
17 70 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
18 54 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 53 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 46 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,053 (14.22%) Git (software)
2 557 (7.52%) Selenium
3 458 (6.18%) Visual Studio
4 420 (5.67%) JIRA
5 390 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 350 (4.73%) Jenkins
7 303 (4.09%) TeamCity
8 271 (3.66%) SpecFlow
9 220 (2.97%) NUnit
10 214 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 151 (2.04%) Subversion
12 143 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 141 (1.90%) WebDriver
14 100 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
15 97 (1.31%) SoapUI
16 80 (1.08%) Postman
17 75 (1.01%) Bitbucket
18 67 (0.90%) MSTest
19 66 (0.89%) Moq
20 57 (0.77%) Cypress.io
General
1 1,343 (18.13%) Finance
2 232 (3.13%) Games
3 207 (2.80%) Front Office
4 169 (2.28%) Banking
5 149 (2.01%) Retail
6 133 (1.80%) Marketing
7 123 (1.66%) Public Sector
8 110 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 95 (1.28%) Law
10 80 (1.08%) Electronics
11 79 (1.07%) Advertising
12 68 (0.92%) Back Office
13 53 (0.72%) Telecoms
14 44 (0.59%) Legal
15 40 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 40 (0.54%) Publishing
16 37 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 36 (0.49%) Automotive
18 34 (0.46%) Aerospace
19 20 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4,614 (62.30%) Developer
2 1,969 (26.59%) .NET Developer
3 1,591 (21.48%) C# Developer
4 1,125 (15.19%) Software Developer
5 917 (12.38%) Senior Developer
6 903 (12.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 853 (11.52%) Software Engineer
8 502 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
9 406 (5.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 381 (5.14%) C# Software Developer
11 352 (4.75%) .NET Software Developer
12 289 (3.90%) Architect
13 287 (3.88%) C# Software Engineer
14 279 (3.77%) Lead Developer
15 241 (3.25%) Senior C# Developer
16 236 (3.19%) Junior
17 233 (3.15%) Web Developer
18 226 (3.05%) Analyst
19 220 (2.97%) Senior Software Developer
20 219 (2.96%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,416 (73.13%) .NET
2 2,112 (28.52%) ASP.NET
3 2,058 (27.79%) .NET Core
4 1,804 (24.36%) HTML
5 1,732 (23.39%) AngularJS
6 1,665 (22.48%) CSS
7 1,360 (18.36%) .NET Framework
8 1,264 (17.07%) React
9 1,051 (14.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 979 (13.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 699 (9.44%) Web Services
12 697 (9.41%) jQuery
13 681 (9.20%) REST
14 670 (9.05%) Entity Framework
15 579 (7.82%) HTML5
16 526 (7.10%) Node.js
17 513 (6.93%) RESTful
18 465 (6.28%) Vue.js
19 460 (6.21%) ASP.NET Core
20 372 (5.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 601 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
2 378 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 280 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 228 (3.08%) Hedge funds
5 227 (3.07%) User Experience
6 206 (2.78%) Algorithms
7 183 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
8 155 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
9 148 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 122 (1.65%) Fixed Income
11 119 (1.61%) Equities
12 116 (1.57%) Derivative
13 90 (1.22%) Data Structures
14 64 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 62 (0.84%) Cloud Native
16 50 (0.68%) Virtual Team
17 49 (0.66%) Client/Server
18 42 (0.57%) Management Information System
19 37 (0.50%) Mobile Games
20 33 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 620 (8.37%) Windows
2 350 (4.73%) Linux
3 205 (2.77%) Android
4 133 (1.80%) Apple iOS
5 93 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 37 (0.50%) Unix
7 17 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 15 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 14 (0.19%) CentOS
9 14 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
10 13 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.068%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.054%) VMS
15 3 (0.041%) AIX
15 3 (0.041%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.027%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.027%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,302 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1,877 (25.34%) MVC
3 1,667 (22.51%) DevOps
4 1,580 (21.33%) Software Engineering
5 1,356 (18.31%) TDD
6 1,246 (16.82%) Microservices
7 1,085 (14.65%) Test Automation
8 1,067 (14.41%) Scrum
9 857 (11.57%) OO
10 682 (9.21%) Web Development
11 650 (8.78%) Mentoring
12 642 (8.67%) BDD
13 633 (8.55%) Fintech
14 620 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
15 564 (7.62%) Computer Science
16 553 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
17 547 (7.39%) Unit Testing
18 521 (7.03%) SDLC
19 454 (6.13%) SOLID
20 388 (5.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3,085 (41.66%) JavaScript
2 2,773 (37.44%) SQL
3 1,237 (16.70%) Java
4 1,167 (15.76%) Python
5 743 (10.03%) C++
6 724 (9.78%) TypeScript
7 519 (7.01%) T-SQL
8 391 (5.28%) PowerShell
9 273 (3.69%) VB.NET
10 181 (2.44%) PHP
11 170 (2.30%) C
12 163 (2.20%) Go
13 137 (1.85%) VB
14 129 (1.74%) Ruby
15 98 (1.32%) R
16 90 (1.22%) Scala
17 87 (1.17%) PL/SQL
18 86 (1.16%) Bash Shell
19 61 (0.82%) Perl
20 53 (0.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 851 (11.49%) Degree
2 282 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 162 (2.19%) Security Cleared
4 112 (1.51%) ISTQB
5 82 (1.11%) Numerate Degree
6 79 (1.07%) SC Cleared
7 74 (1.00%) ISEB
8 63 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (0.57%) PhD
10 37 (0.50%) DV Cleared
11 27 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 25 (0.34%) Master's Degree
13 23 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
14 20 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
15 10 (0.14%) MCITP
16 9 (0.12%) MCP
17 8 (0.11%) MCPD
18 7 (0.095%) MCSA
18 7 (0.095%) Postgraduate
19 6 (0.081%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 509 (6.87%) QA
2 31 (0.42%) GDPR
2 31 (0.42%) SLA
3 17 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.12%) ISO 13485
5 9 (0.12%) MiFID
6 7 (0.095%) EMIR
6 7 (0.095%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.068%) JTAG
8 4 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.054%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.041%) NIST
10 2 (0.027%) GAMP
10 2 (0.027%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.027%) PMO
11 1 (0.014%) ISO 26262
11 1 (0.014%) MISRA
11 1 (0.014%) MISRA C
11 1 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 791 (10.68%) Docker
2 46 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.19%) Firmware
5 13 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.081%) vSphere
7 4 (0.054%) LXC
8 3 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.041%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.014%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.014%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.014%) Gluster
10 1 (0.014%) HDFS
10 1 (0.014%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 571 (7.71%) Kubernetes
2 256 (3.46%) Terraform
3 165 (2.23%) Ansible
4 127 (1.71%) Puppet
5 80 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
6 61 (0.82%) Grafana
7 33 (0.45%) Istio
8 27 (0.36%) ZABBIX
9 26 (0.35%) Prometheus
10 18 (0.24%) MIIS
11 14 (0.19%) SCCM
12 12 (0.16%) Kibana
12 12 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.11%) Control-M
13 8 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.081%) CA Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.081%) Salt
15 5 (0.068%) Rancher
16 4 (0.054%) CloudHub
16 4 (0.054%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,774 (23.95%) Microsoft
2 292 (3.94%) Oracle
3 171 (2.31%) Xamarin
4 147 (1.98%) Google
5 81 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
6 78 (1.05%) SAP
7 72 (0.97%) Atlassian
8 60 (0.81%) VMware
9 49 (0.66%) Sitecore
10 44 (0.59%) IBM
11 32 (0.43%) Apple
12 26 (0.35%) Ceridian
12 26 (0.35%) Splunk
13 21 (0.28%) Databricks
14 18 (0.24%) Perforce
15 17 (0.23%) Nintex
15 17 (0.23%) Telerik
16 15 (0.20%) Blue Prism
16 15 (0.20%) Facebook
16 15 (0.20%) New Relic