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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 111 98 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Permanent jobs citing C 2549 2854 3586
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.59% 2.95% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.14% 5.51% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2010 2331 2968
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
49594 51757 57579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.42% 53.52% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 42890 43882 51035
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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 -15 863 £60,000 +6.19% 207
South East -16 604 £42,500 - 216
East of England -2 454 £42,500 +6.25% 145
South West -9 228 £40,000 +6.66% 111
North West -22 119 £39,500 -7.05% 56
Yorkshire -27 86 £36,000 +2.85% 26
East Midlands -1 85 £40,000 +11.11% 40
West Midlands -48 82 £37,500 - 26
North East -13 15 £24,000 -31.42% 10
Midlands - 1 £75,000 - 1
C
UK

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2721 (49.22%) C++
2 1707 (30.88%) Degree
3 1702 (30.79%) Software Engineering
4 1554 (28.11%) Java
5 1531 (27.70%) Linux
6 1159 (20.97%) C#
7 1122 (20.30%) Finance
8 1016 (18.38%) Windows
9 993 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
10 991 (17.93%) Python
11 888 (16.06%) SQL
12 862 (15.59%) Computer Science
13 735 (13.30%) UNIX
14 716 (12.95%) .NET
15 708 (12.81%) OO
16 698 (12.63%) JavaScript
17 677 (12.25%) Microsoft
18 647 (11.70%) Security Cleared
19 609 (11.02%) HTML
20 570 (10.31%) Mathematics
21 506 (9.15%) SQL Server
22 492 (8.90%) Oracle
23 484 (8.76%) Project Management
24 473 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
25 469 (8.48%) MS Excel
26 447 (8.09%) Perl
27 435 (7.87%) XML
28 427 (7.72%) SC Cleared
29 419 (7.58%) Multithreading
30 406 (7.34%) Electronics

C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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
1 142 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 94 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 91 (1.65%) IIS
4 78 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 74 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 64 (1.16%) Apache
7 59 (1.07%) WebLogic
8 57 (1.03%) SAS
8 57 (1.03%) Node.js
9 50 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 41 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 41 (0.74%) CMS
11 38 (0.69%) MQSeries
12 36 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
13 30 (0.54%) JBoss
14 29 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
15 28 (0.51%) OpenStack
16 27 (0.49%) Confluence
17 25 (0.45%) Apache Pig
18 23 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 469 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 275 (4.97%) MS Office
3 64 (1.16%) MS Project
4 54 (0.98%) Simulink
5 46 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 38 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 26 (0.47%) TargetLink
8 20 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 19 (0.34%) SPSS
10 13 (0.24%) Maya
10 13 (0.24%) 3ds Max
11 12 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.20%) Stateflow
13 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
14 9 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
15 8 (0.14%) Doxygen
15 8 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 6 (0.11%) Mathematica
16 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
17 5 (0.090%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 73 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 49 (0.89%) SAP R/3
3 45 (0.81%) SAP APO
3 45 (0.81%) SAP SCM
4 44 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
5 31 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 29 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 19 (0.34%) Magento
8 14 (0.25%) SAP BPC
9 11 (0.20%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.13%) Summit
11 7 (0.13%) ION MarketView
11 7 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
11 7 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
11 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (0.11%) LabWindows
13 5 (0.090%) Markit EDM
14 4 (0.072%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 94 (1.70%) SaaS
2 58 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 43 (0.78%) Office 365
5 37 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 14 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (0.24%) PaaS
9 12 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
10 11 (0.20%) IaaS
11 4 (0.072%) Route 53
12 3 (0.054%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.036%) Trello
14 1 (0.018%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.018%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.018%) GitHub
14 1 (0.018%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.018%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 378 (6.84%) TCP/IP
2 215 (3.89%) Internet
3 159 (2.88%) Wireless
4 156 (2.82%) Firewall
5 142 (2.57%) HTTP
6 141 (2.55%) Ethernet
7 110 (1.99%) DNS
8 108 (1.95%) LAN
9 102 (1.85%) WAN
10 65 (1.18%) VPN
10 65 (1.18%) SAN
11 59 (1.07%) VoIP
12 53 (0.96%) GSM
13 50 (0.90%) DHCP
14 46 (0.83%) ADSL
15 42 (0.76%) SSL
15 42 (0.76%) Intranet
15 42 (0.76%) VLAN
15 42 (0.76%) ZigBee
15 42 (0.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 506 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 258 (4.67%) MySQL
3 129 (2.33%) Big Data
4 128 (2.32%) Relational Database
5 92 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
6 87 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 84 (1.52%) Hadoop
8 66 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
9 60 (1.09%) NoSQL
10 59 (1.07%) MongoDB
11 56 (1.01%) RDBMS
12 52 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 47 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
14 43 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 43 (0.78%) QlikView
15 39 (0.71%) Apache Hive
16 36 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 29 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
18 28 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
19 27 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 232 (4.20%) Git (software)
2 187 (3.38%) Visual Studio
2 187 (3.38%) Subversion
3 102 (1.85%) JIRA
4 100 (1.81%) Maven
5 92 (1.66%) Jenkins
6 89 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 65 (1.18%) JUnit
8 55 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
9 53 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 50 (0.90%) LabVIEW
11 48 (0.87%) Ant
12 42 (0.76%) ClearCase
12 42 (0.76%) Selenium
13 36 (0.65%) ProC
14 34 (0.62%) NUnit
15 33 (0.60%) Hudson
16 30 (0.54%) Bugzilla
17 29 (0.52%) LoadRunner
17 29 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 1122 (20.30%) Finance
2 406 (7.34%) Electronics
3 366 (6.62%) Banking
4 305 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 209 (3.78%) Retail
6 189 (3.42%) Marketing
7 175 (3.17%) Automotive
8 153 (2.77%) Manufacturing
9 144 (2.60%) Aerospace
10 95 (1.72%) Investment Banking
11 93 (1.68%) Financial Institution
12 83 (1.50%) Games
13 71 (1.28%) Military
13 71 (1.28%) Legal
14 70 (1.27%) Advertising
15 65 (1.18%) Front Office
16 47 (0.85%) Multimedia
17 44 (0.80%) Billing
18 40 (0.72%) Back Office
19 32 (0.58%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1701 (30.77%) Developer
2 1159 (20.97%) Software Engineer
3 419 (7.58%) Software Developer
4 405 (7.33%) C++ Developer
5 372 (6.73%) Analyst
6 345 (6.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 310 (5.61%) Consultant
8 254 (4.59%) Senior Developer
9 248 (4.49%) Java Developer
10 222 (4.02%) Architect
11 217 (3.93%) Senior Software Engineer
12 163 (2.95%) Graduate
13 145 (2.62%) Project Manager
13 145 (2.62%) Support Engineer
13 145 (2.62%) C Developer
14 142 (2.57%) Web Developer
15 135 (2.44%) Programmer
16 115 (2.08%) Systems Engineer
17 111 (2.01%) C# Developer
18 110 (1.99%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 716 (12.95%) .NET
2 609 (11.02%) HTML
3 435 (7.87%) XML
4 359 (6.49%) CSS
5 357 (6.46%) Web Services
6 245 (4.43%) ASP.NET
7 205 (3.71%) jQuery
8 202 (3.65%) J2EE
9 171 (3.09%) HTML5
10 163 (2.95%) Spring
11 128 (2.32%) SOAP
12 126 (2.28%) STL
13 124 (2.24%) RESTful
14 122 (2.21%) REST
15 119 (2.15%) .NET Framework
16 109 (1.97%) Middleware
17 98 (1.77%) JSP
18 91 (1.65%) WCF
19 87 (1.57%) Java EE
19 87 (1.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 862 (15.59%) Computer Science
2 570 (10.31%) Mathematics
3 473 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
4 359 (6.49%) Algorithms
5 306 (5.54%) Embedded Systems
6 191 (3.46%) Physics
7 183 (3.31%) Management Information System
8 168 (3.04%) Open Source
9 143 (2.59%) Mobile App
10 131 (2.37%) Device Driver
11 129 (2.33%) User Experience
12 113 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
13 111 (2.01%) Data Structures
14 90 (1.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 80 (1.45%) Visualisation
16 75 (1.36%) Blackberry
17 70 (1.27%) VHDL
18 69 (1.25%) Client/Server
19 63 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 63 (1.14%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1531 (27.70%) Linux
2 1016 (18.38%) Windows
3 735 (13.30%) UNIX
4 309 (5.59%) Android
5 249 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 150 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 130 (2.35%) Embedded Linux
8 107 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 94 (1.70%) Mac OS X
10 86 (1.56%) Solaris
11 78 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 55 (0.99%) Windows 7
13 49 (0.89%) AIX
14 45 (0.81%) HPUX
15 40 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 40 (0.72%) Windows Phone
16 35 (0.63%) VxWorks
17 34 (0.62%) Debian
18 32 (0.58%) CentOS
19 30 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1702 (30.79%) Software Engineering
2 993 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
3 708 (12.81%) OO
4 484 (8.76%) Project Management
5 419 (7.58%) Multithreading
6 334 (6.04%) Scrum
7 324 (5.86%) ITIL
8 317 (5.73%) OOD
9 301 (5.45%) Mentoring
10 273 (4.94%) UML
11 231 (4.18%) TDD
12 213 (3.85%) Analytics
13 207 (3.74%) OOP
14 181 (3.27%) MVC
15 171 (3.09%) E-Commerce
16 167 (3.02%) Validation
17 164 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
18 160 (2.89%) Configuration Management
19 153 (2.77%) Business Intelligence
20 145 (2.62%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2721 (49.22%) C++
2 1554 (28.11%) Java
3 1159 (20.97%) C#
4 991 (17.93%) Python
5 888 (16.06%) SQL
6 698 (12.63%) JavaScript
7 447 (8.09%) Perl
8 392 (7.09%) Embedded C
9 317 (5.73%) PHP
10 240 (4.34%) Embedded C++
11 200 (3.62%) Bash Shell
12 197 (3.56%) Shell Script
13 189 (3.42%) Assembly Language
14 184 (3.33%) Ruby
15 149 (2.70%) MATLAB
16 142 (2.57%) Objective-C
17 137 (2.48%) VB
18 104 (1.88%) PL/SQL
19 78 (1.41%) PowerShell
20 69 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1707 (30.88%) Degree
2 647 (11.70%) Security Cleared
3 427 (7.72%) SC Cleared
4 244 (4.41%) DV Cleared
5 145 (2.62%) PhD
6 92 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 80 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (1.14%) CCNA
9 60 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 55 (0.99%) ISEB
10 55 (0.99%) MCP
11 54 (0.98%) HND
12 47 (0.85%) CISSP
13 41 (0.74%) MCSE
14 36 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 31 (0.56%) ISTQB
16 30 (0.54%) PMP
17 29 (0.52%) HNC
18 28 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
18 28 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (3.71%) QA
2 126 (2.28%) SLA
3 118 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 44 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (0.74%) JSP 440
5 41 (0.74%) JTAG
6 29 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.38%) DO-178B
8 20 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 17 (0.31%) IEC 61508
10 16 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
11 14 (0.25%) EMIR
11 14 (0.25%) ISO 9000
12 9 (0.16%) COBIT
12 9 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 8 (0.14%) Basel II
14 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
15 5 (0.090%) ISO 8583
16 3 (0.054%) TickIT
16 3 (0.054%) COSO
System Software
1 242 (4.38%) Firmware
2 192 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (3.42%) Active Directory
4 63 (1.14%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.72%) vSphere
6 25 (0.45%) NFS
7 24 (0.43%) HDFS
8 21 (0.38%) Xen
9 20 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 19 (0.34%) VirtualBox
11 15 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
12 14 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.22%) Varnish
14 11 (0.20%) XenServer
14 11 (0.20%) VMware ESX
15 10 (0.18%) Samba
16 9 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
16 9 (0.16%) Docker
17 8 (0.14%) XenApp
17 8 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 74 (1.34%) Puppet
2 68 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (0.69%) Nagios
4 28 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (0.42%) SCCM
6 18 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 17 (0.31%) Ansible
8 16 (0.29%) SCOM
9 13 (0.24%) SELinux
9 13 (0.24%) Salt
10 10 (0.18%) SCOrch
10 10 (0.18%) OpenView
11 9 (0.16%) Control-M
12 8 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.14%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.14%) WSUS
12 8 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.14%) Vagrant
12 8 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
12 8 (0.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 677 (12.25%) Microsoft
2 492 (8.90%) Oracle
3 232 (4.20%) VMware
4 148 (2.68%) SAP
5 131 (2.37%) Cisco
6 124 (2.24%) IBM
7 123 (2.23%) HP
8 94 (1.70%) EMC
9 77 (1.39%) Citrix
10 67 (1.21%) Red Hat
11 61 (1.10%) Remedy
12 56 (1.01%) NetApp
12 56 (1.01%) Business Objects
13 53 (0.96%) BMC
14 44 (0.80%) Dell
15 42 (0.76%) Google
16 37 (0.67%) Adobe
17 36 (0.65%) Cognos
17 36 (0.65%) Apple
18 32 (0.58%) TIBCO
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: To £40k + pkg
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% OTE uncapped
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£35,000 + shares + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Medical + Share Ownership Scheme
Posted: 8 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Hands on training!
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum Up to £70,000 per Annum + Ben
Posted: 11 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £43000 - £58000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: To £30k & Bonus, Corporate Benefits Package, Career
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Atos
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago