The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 96 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Permanent jobs citing C 3038 3185 3702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.85% 3.24% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% 6.09% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2377 2505 3105
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54311 52273 59262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.88% 53.15% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46000 45419 52387
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in England

C
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the England region.

C Salary Trend in England

C
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

C Salary Histogram in England

C
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 1060 £55,000 - 174
South East -4 718 £42,500 -4.49% 190
East of England -7 406 £40,000 - 112
South West -14 291 £35,000 +1.44% 98
West Midlands -9 134 £37,500 +7.14% 37
North West -44 134 £40,000 - 59
East Midlands +37 131 £40,000 +23.07% 27
Yorkshire -60 95 £40,000 +23.07% 30
North East +33 48 £27,500 -16.66% 11
Midlands +18 3 £55,000 -
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 3519 (53.81%) C++
2 2137 (32.68%) Java
3 2126 (32.51%) Degree
4 2091 (31.97%) Software Engineering
5 1946 (29.76%) Linux
6 1528 (23.36%) C#
7 1425 (21.79%) Finance
8 1258 (19.24%) SQL
9 1240 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
10 1228 (18.78%) Python
11 1208 (18.47%) Windows
12 1079 (16.50%) Computer Science
13 1010 (15.44%) UNIX
14 898 (13.73%) OO
15 896 (13.70%) .NET
16 864 (13.21%) JavaScript
17 735 (11.24%) Oracle
18 733 (11.21%) HTML
19 732 (11.19%) Microsoft
20 702 (10.73%) Mathematics
21 630 (9.63%) XML
22 591 (9.04%) SQL Server
23 584 (8.93%) Security Cleared
24 530 (8.10%) Multithreading
25 521 (7.97%) Perl
26 503 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
27 501 (7.66%) Project Management
28 490 (7.49%) Telecoms
29 471 (7.20%) MS Excel
30 440 (6.73%) Android

C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 122 (1.87%) Tomcat
2 120 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 119 (1.82%) Apache
4 88 (1.35%) MS Exchange
5 81 (1.24%) IIS
5 81 (1.24%) WebSphere
6 75 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 53 (0.81%) Node.js
8 49 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 44 (0.67%) CMS
10 43 (0.66%) MQSeries
11 38 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (0.57%) SAS
13 33 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
14 32 (0.49%) Confluence
15 28 (0.43%) OpenStack
16 22 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
17 21 (0.32%) GlassFish
18 20 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 471 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 279 (4.27%) MS Office
3 58 (0.89%) MS Project
4 55 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (0.64%) Simulink
6 32 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 25 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 19 (0.29%) TargetLink
9 15 (0.23%) Stateflow
10 12 (0.18%) SPSS
11 11 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.17%) InDesign
12 8 (0.12%) Maya
12 8 (0.12%) 3ds Max
12 8 (0.12%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
13 6 (0.092%) Mathematica
14 5 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.076%) InfoPath
14 5 (0.076%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 101 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 53 (0.81%) SAP R/3
3 47 (0.72%) SAP SCM
4 46 (0.70%) SAP APO
5 37 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.29%) Magento
6 19 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 11 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
10 10 (0.15%) Agresso
10 10 (0.15%) PORTIA
10 10 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 9 (0.14%) SAP BPC
11 9 (0.14%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 7 (0.11%) Markit EDM
13 7 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
13 7 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 100 (1.53%) SaaS
2 61 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (0.78%) Office 365
4 33 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (0.29%) PaaS
5 19 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.15%) IaaS
7 8 (0.12%) GitHub
8 4 (0.061%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.046%) Jelastic
9 3 (0.046%) Route 53
9 3 (0.046%) Force.com
9 3 (0.046%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.031%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.015%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.015%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 354 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 244 (3.73%) Internet
3 190 (2.91%) HTTP
4 186 (2.84%) Ethernet
5 168 (2.57%) Wireless
5 168 (2.57%) Firewall
6 143 (2.19%) LAN
7 103 (1.57%) DNS
8 100 (1.53%) SAN
9 99 (1.51%) VoIP
10 90 (1.38%) VPN
11 88 (1.35%) WAN
12 69 (1.06%) SSL
12 69 (1.06%) Network Security
13 66 (1.01%) DHCP
14 62 (0.95%) GSM
15 57 (0.87%) ADSL
16 49 (0.75%) VLAN
17 48 (0.73%) CTI
18 38 (0.58%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 591 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 286 (4.37%) MySQL
3 250 (3.82%) Relational Database
4 133 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 99 (1.51%) Oracle Database
6 94 (1.44%) Big Data
7 86 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 86 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
8 75 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 70 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 61 (0.93%) NoSQL
11 57 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
12 56 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 52 (0.80%) MongoDB
14 50 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
15 40 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
16 38 (0.58%) OLTP
17 37 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
18 36 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
19 32 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 345 (5.28%) Subversion
2 267 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 242 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 137 (2.09%) Maven
5 111 (1.70%) Eclipse
6 110 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 101 (1.54%) Ant
8 91 (1.39%) JIRA
9 83 (1.27%) Selenium
10 82 (1.25%) ClearCase
11 79 (1.21%) JUnit
12 63 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
13 56 (0.86%) WebDriver
13 56 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
14 55 (0.84%) Cucumber
15 50 (0.76%) Xcode
16 48 (0.73%) Bugzilla
17 46 (0.70%) GDB
18 45 (0.69%) Hudson
19 36 (0.55%) Mercurial
General
1 1425 (21.79%) Finance
2 490 (7.49%) Telecoms
3 418 (6.39%) Electronics
4 363 (5.55%) Banking
5 276 (4.22%) Retail
6 221 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 206 (3.15%) Marketing
8 166 (2.54%) Games
9 140 (2.14%) Financial Institution
10 131 (2.00%) Aerospace
11 118 (1.80%) Automotive
12 111 (1.70%) Military
12 111 (1.70%) Investment Banking
13 105 (1.61%) Advertising
14 102 (1.56%) Front Office
15 60 (0.92%) Back Office
16 49 (0.75%) Multimedia
17 46 (0.70%) Legal
18 42 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
19 41 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2324 (35.54%) Developer
2 1375 (21.02%) Software Engineer
3 605 (9.25%) C++ Developer
4 475 (7.26%) Analyst
5 446 (6.82%) Software Developer
6 377 (5.76%) Consultant
7 332 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 328 (5.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 306 (4.68%) Senior Developer
10 294 (4.50%) C Developer
11 250 (3.82%) Graduate
12 246 (3.76%) Programmer
13 214 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
14 212 (3.24%) C# Developer
15 210 (3.21%) Junior
16 197 (3.01%) C++ Software Engineer
17 158 (2.42%) Architect
18 144 (2.20%) Project Manager
19 137 (2.09%) .NET Developer
20 133 (2.03%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 896 (13.70%) .NET
2 733 (11.21%) HTML
3 630 (9.63%) XML
4 433 (6.62%) Web Services
5 422 (6.45%) CSS
6 282 (4.31%) J2EE
7 247 (3.78%) ASP.NET
8 226 (3.46%) Spring
9 225 (3.44%) jQuery
10 182 (2.78%) STL
11 162 (2.48%) HTML5
12 158 (2.42%) SOAP
13 152 (2.32%) Middleware
14 147 (2.25%) JSP
15 132 (2.02%) WCF
16 131 (2.00%) RESTful
17 122 (1.87%) .NET Framework
18 116 (1.77%) XSLT
19 108 (1.65%) OpenGL
20 107 (1.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1079 (16.50%) Computer Science
2 702 (10.73%) Mathematics
3 503 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 342 (5.23%) Embedded Systems
5 272 (4.16%) Firmware
6 248 (3.79%) Physics
7 238 (3.64%) Open Source
8 209 (3.20%) Device Driver
9 188 (2.87%) Mobile App
10 161 (2.46%) Management Information System
11 144 (2.20%) User Experience
12 127 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
13 120 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 117 (1.79%) iPhone
15 111 (1.70%) iPad
16 107 (1.64%) VHDL
17 97 (1.48%) Blackberry
17 97 (1.48%) Visualisation
18 93 (1.42%) Client/Server
19 77 (1.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1946 (29.76%) Linux
2 1208 (18.47%) Windows
3 1010 (15.44%) UNIX
4 440 (6.73%) Android
5 317 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 179 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
7 141 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 113 (1.73%) Mac OS X
9 102 (1.56%) Solaris
10 85 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 73 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 69 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 65 (0.99%) AIX
14 60 (0.92%) Windows 7
15 55 (0.84%) HPUX
16 53 (0.81%) Windows Phone
17 47 (0.72%) Debian
18 46 (0.70%) Mac OS
19 36 (0.55%) Windows XP
20 29 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2091 (31.97%) Software Engineering
2 1240 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
3 898 (13.73%) OO
4 530 (8.10%) Multithreading
5 501 (7.66%) Project Management
6 415 (6.35%) TDD
7 392 (5.99%) Mentoring
8 389 (5.95%) Scrum
9 310 (4.74%) UML
10 307 (4.69%) ITIL
11 282 (4.31%) OOD
12 245 (3.75%) OOP
13 242 (3.70%) Configuration Management
14 216 (3.30%) E-Commerce
15 213 (3.26%) Analytics
16 212 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
17 202 (3.09%) MVC
18 195 (2.98%) Business Intelligence
19 185 (2.83%) Waterfall
20 176 (2.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3519 (53.81%) C++
2 2137 (32.68%) Java
3 1528 (23.36%) C#
4 1258 (19.24%) SQL
5 1228 (18.78%) Python
6 864 (13.21%) JavaScript
7 521 (7.97%) Perl
8 407 (6.22%) PHP
9 390 (5.96%) Embedded C
10 314 (4.80%) Ruby
11 238 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 235 (3.59%) Embedded C++
13 227 (3.47%) Objective-C
14 196 (3.00%) Assembly Language
15 189 (2.89%) Bash Shell
16 167 (2.55%) MATLAB
16 167 (2.55%) VB
17 133 (2.03%) PL/SQL
18 81 (1.24%) PowerShell
19 78 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2126 (32.51%) Degree
2 584 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 274 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 179 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 143 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
6 136 (2.08%) PhD
7 89 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 75 (1.15%) PMI Certification
9 63 (0.96%) CCDA
10 62 (0.95%) CISSP
11 60 (0.92%) CCNA
12 56 (0.86%) CCDP
13 54 (0.83%) ISEB
14 46 (0.70%) HND
14 46 (0.70%) MCP
15 43 (0.66%) MCSE
16 35 (0.54%) PMP
16 35 (0.54%) CEH
17 26 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 26 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (3.87%) QA
2 132 (2.02%) ISO 9001
3 104 (1.59%) SLA
4 45 (0.69%) JTAG
5 30 (0.46%) ISO 9000
5 30 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 24 (0.37%) DO-178B
7 23 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 19 (0.29%) EMIR
9 18 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
10 15 (0.23%) JSP 440
11 12 (0.18%) IEC 61508
12 11 (0.17%) COBIT
13 8 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.12%) Basel III
14 7 (0.11%) Data Quality
14 7 (0.11%) TickIT
15 6 (0.092%) Basel II
15 6 (0.092%) Solvency II
16 4 (0.061%) COREP
System Software
1 159 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 157 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.47%) vSphere
5 30 (0.46%) NFS
6 22 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (0.32%) Terminal Services
7 21 (0.32%) VMware ESX
8 20 (0.31%) XenApp
9 16 (0.24%) KVM
10 14 (0.21%) Xen
11 13 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 9 (0.14%) Samba
13 8 (0.12%) Nmap
14 7 (0.11%) Sendmail
14 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (0.092%) Oracle RMAN
15 6 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.092%) XenServer
16 5 (0.076%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 87 (1.33%) Puppet
2 71 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (0.55%) Nagios
4 33 (0.50%) NetBackup
5 28 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (0.34%) OpenView
7 19 (0.29%) Control-M
8 14 (0.21%) Tivoli
8 14 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (0.20%) Data Guard
9 13 (0.20%) SCOM
9 13 (0.20%) Legato
10 10 (0.15%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.14%) SCCM
12 8 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.092%) HP SIM
13 6 (0.092%) YUM
14 5 (0.076%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.076%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 5 (0.076%) WSUS
Vendors
1 735 (11.24%) Oracle
2 732 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 246 (3.76%) HP
4 187 (2.86%) VMware
5 168 (2.57%) Cisco
6 139 (2.13%) SAP
7 134 (2.05%) IBM
8 118 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 80 (1.22%) EMC
10 70 (1.07%) JBoss
11 65 (0.99%) Google
12 63 (0.96%) Apple
13 54 (0.83%) Perforce
14 50 (0.76%) Citrix
15 48 (0.73%) TIBCO
16 46 (0.70%) NetApp
17 45 (0.69%) Business Objects
18 41 (0.63%) Dell
19 39 (0.60%) Sybase
20 37 (0.57%) Adobe
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