The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 97 87 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Permanent jobs citing C 606 677 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 2.93% 3.22% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.04% 6.51% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 478 555 700
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
C
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10031 10398 11098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 48.56% 49.49% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8702 8776 9884
Average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C
Salary Trend in the South East

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

C Salary Trend in the South East

C
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

C Salary Histogram in the South East

C
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South East region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
Hampshire -11 148 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Berkshire +7 127 £47,500 +5.55% 57
Surrey -25 120 £45,000 - 59
West Sussex -10 62 £42,500 - 3
Oxfordshire -2 47 £37,500 -6.25% 32
Buckinghamshire 0 40 £30,000 -33.33% 22
East Sussex -19 31 £40,000 -4.76% 7
Kent +15 20 £40,000 -25.58% 30
Middlesex 0 3 - - 4
Sussex -3 1 - -
C
England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 749 (54.91%) C++
2 539 (39.52%) Software Engineering
3 456 (33.43%) Linux
4 403 (29.55%) Degree
5 356 (26.10%) Java
6 303 (22.21%) C#
7 287 (21.04%) Windows
8 237 (17.38%) Python
9 224 (16.42%) Computer Science
10 201 (14.74%) SQL
11 172 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
12 171 (12.54%) Security Cleared
13 167 (12.24%) OO
14 161 (11.80%) Mathematics
15 160 (11.73%) .NET
16 159 (11.66%) UNIX
17 145 (10.63%) Embedded C
18 144 (10.56%) Finance
19 142 (10.41%) UML
20 139 (10.19%) JavaScript
20 139 (10.19%) Perl
21 130 (9.53%) SC Cleared
22 128 (9.38%) HTML
23 124 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
24 122 (8.94%) TCP/IP
25 120 (8.80%) Electronics
26 119 (8.72%) SQL Server
27 115 (8.43%) Telecoms
28 114 (8.36%) Oracle
29 113 (8.28%) Microsoft

C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 33 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 24 (1.76%) IIS
4 21 (1.54%) SAS
5 19 (1.39%) Apache
6 14 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 13 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 11 (0.81%) Node.js
9 8 (0.59%) CMS
10 7 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.44%) TPMS
11 6 (0.44%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.37%) JCAPS
13 3 (0.22%) Lync
13 3 (0.22%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
14 2 (0.15%) TWiki
14 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 93 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.45%) MS Office
3 13 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.73%) MS Project
5 9 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.37%) SPSS
6 5 (0.37%) TargetLink
7 4 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.22%) InDesign
8 3 (0.22%) Simulink
9 1 (0.073%) Windchill
9 1 (0.073%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.073%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (2.93%) SAP APO
1 40 (2.93%) SAP R/3
1 40 (2.93%) SAP SCM
2 20 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.44%) SiteCatalyst
5 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.15%) Nortel Periphonics
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.073%) LabWindows
8 1 (0.073%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.073%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.073%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.61%) SaaS
2 14 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.88%) IBM Blueworks
4 6 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (0.37%) Office 365
6 3 (0.22%) IaaS
6 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.073%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 122 (8.94%) TCP/IP
2 59 (4.33%) Firewall
3 44 (3.23%) Wireless
3 44 (3.23%) Internet
3 44 (3.23%) HTTP
4 40 (2.93%) Ethernet
5 35 (2.57%) LAN
6 32 (2.35%) WAN
7 29 (2.13%) DNS
8 24 (1.76%) GSM
9 20 (1.47%) ADSL
9 20 (1.47%) SNMP
10 19 (1.39%) VPN
10 19 (1.39%) VoIP
11 18 (1.32%) LDAP
11 18 (1.32%) SSL
12 16 (1.17%) Kerberos
12 16 (1.17%) FTP
13 15 (1.10%) GPRS
13 15 (1.10%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.47%) MySQL
3 38 (2.79%) Big Data
4 27 (1.98%) Oracle Database
5 19 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 19 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
6 18 (1.32%) QlikView
7 11 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (0.81%) MongoDB
7 11 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (0.66%) Data Mining
8 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.59%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.44%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.44%) Sqoop
10 6 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (4.99%) Subversion
2 60 (4.40%) Visual Studio
2 60 (4.40%) Git (software)
3 35 (2.57%) Eclipse
4 24 (1.76%) JIRA
5 23 (1.69%) NUnit
6 22 (1.61%) ProC
7 19 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.25%) LoadRunner
9 16 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
10 15 (1.10%) ClearCase
11 13 (0.95%) JUnit
12 12 (0.88%) Ant
13 10 (0.73%) Maven
13 10 (0.73%) Selenium
14 7 (0.51%) PVCS
14 7 (0.51%) TestDirector
14 7 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
15 6 (0.44%) GDB
15 6 (0.44%) PyUnit
General
1 144 (10.56%) Finance
2 120 (8.80%) Electronics
3 115 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 59 (4.33%) Manufacturing
5 58 (4.25%) Aerospace
6 44 (3.23%) Marketing
7 43 (3.15%) Automotive
8 29 (2.13%) Legal
8 29 (2.13%) Banking
9 26 (1.91%) Retail
10 21 (1.54%) Military
11 12 (0.88%) Advertising
12 9 (0.66%) Publishing
13 8 (0.59%) Front Office
14 6 (0.44%) Avionics
15 5 (0.37%) Law
16 4 (0.29%) Games
16 4 (0.29%) Billing
17 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 399 (29.25%) Software Engineer
2 337 (24.71%) Developer
3 146 (10.70%) Software Developer
4 117 (8.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 113 (8.28%) Senior Software Engineer
6 83 (6.09%) Consultant
7 76 (5.57%) Support Engineer
8 64 (4.69%) Analyst
9 62 (4.55%) Graduate
10 58 (4.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 52 (3.81%) Architect
12 50 (3.67%) C++ Software Engineer
13 46 (3.37%) C++ Developer
14 42 (3.08%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 40 (2.93%) Managing Consultant
15 40 (2.93%) SAP Consultant
15 40 (2.93%) SAP APO Consultant
16 39 (2.86%) Hardware Engineer
16 39 (2.86%) Web Developer
16 39 (2.86%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (11.73%) .NET
2 128 (9.38%) HTML
3 101 (7.40%) XML
4 79 (5.79%) Web Services
5 60 (4.40%) CSS
6 50 (3.67%) ASP.NET
7 49 (3.59%) J2EE
8 39 (2.86%) jQuery
9 33 (2.42%) Ajax
10 29 (2.13%) HTML5
11 26 (1.91%) .NET Framework
12 25 (1.83%) REST
13 24 (1.76%) WCF
13 24 (1.76%) Spring
14 23 (1.69%) MFC
15 19 (1.39%) LAMP
15 19 (1.39%) Qt
16 17 (1.25%) SOAP
17 16 (1.17%) JDBC
17 16 (1.17%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 224 (16.42%) Computer Science
2 161 (11.80%) Mathematics
3 124 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 113 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (8.28%) Algorithms
5 86 (6.30%) Physics
6 48 (3.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 36 (2.64%) Device Driver
8 34 (2.49%) VHDL
8 34 (2.49%) Visualisation
9 27 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.98%) User Experience
10 26 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 24 (1.76%) Open Source
12 23 (1.69%) GIS
13 19 (1.39%) Life Science
14 15 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.10%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.03%) Statistics
16 13 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 456 (33.43%) Linux
2 287 (21.04%) Windows
3 159 (11.66%) UNIX
4 58 (4.25%) Android
5 39 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
6 33 (2.42%) Mac OS X
7 32 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (2.05%) Apple iOS
9 27 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (1.91%) VxWorks
11 23 (1.69%) Solaris
12 15 (1.10%) Windows 7
13 14 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.95%) CentOS
14 13 (0.95%) Fedora
15 10 (0.73%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.73%) Debian
16 7 (0.51%) AIX
16 7 (0.51%) HPUX
16 7 (0.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (39.52%) Software Engineering
2 172 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (12.24%) OO
4 142 (10.41%) UML
5 106 (7.77%) Project Management
6 92 (6.74%) OOD
7 73 (5.35%) ITIL
8 68 (4.99%) Software Testing
9 65 (4.77%) Signal Processing
10 63 (4.62%) Multithreading
11 54 (3.96%) Unit Testing
12 53 (3.89%) Mentoring
13 50 (3.67%) Change Management
14 48 (3.52%) OOP
15 46 (3.37%) Scrum
16 44 (3.23%) Test Automation
17 42 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
18 39 (2.86%) Business Development
19 36 (2.64%) Integration Testing
19 36 (2.64%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 749 (54.91%) C++
2 356 (26.10%) Java
3 303 (22.21%) C#
4 237 (17.38%) Python
5 201 (14.74%) SQL
6 145 (10.63%) Embedded C
7 139 (10.19%) JavaScript
7 139 (10.19%) Perl
8 83 (6.09%) Embedded C++
9 81 (5.94%) PHP
10 62 (4.55%) Ruby
11 59 (4.33%) MATLAB
12 52 (3.81%) VB
13 49 (3.59%) Shell Script
14 46 (3.37%) Assembly Language
15 42 (3.08%) PL/SQL
16 40 (2.93%) ABAP
17 38 (2.79%) Bash Shell
18 37 (2.71%) VB.NET
19 28 (2.05%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 403 (29.55%) Degree
2 171 (12.54%) Security Cleared
3 130 (9.53%) SC Cleared
4 103 (7.55%) PhD
5 33 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (1.98%) CCNA
6 27 (1.98%) VCP4
7 26 (1.91%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (1.76%) ISEB
10 17 (1.25%) MCSE
11 15 (1.10%) MCP
12 13 (0.95%) HND
13 12 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (0.88%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
14 11 (0.81%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.73%) CISSP
15 10 (0.73%) PMP
15 10 (0.73%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.73%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.01%) SLA
2 38 (2.79%) QA
3 37 (2.71%) ISO 9001
4 18 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.66%) JTAG
8 7 (0.51%) IEC 61508
9 5 (0.37%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.29%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.22%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.22%) HL7
11 3 (0.22%) DICOM
12 2 (0.15%) COBIT
12 2 (0.15%) GPG13
13 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.073%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (0.073%) BS25999
System Software
1 72 (5.28%) Firmware
2 47 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 37 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.39%) vSphere
5 15 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.88%) NFS
7 10 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.44%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.37%) Sendmail
9 5 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.22%) KVM
11 2 (0.15%) Snort
11 2 (0.15%) Xen
12 1 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.073%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.073%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.073%) pfSense
12 1 (0.073%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.59%) Legato
3 6 (0.44%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.44%) Puppet
4 5 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.37%) Nagios
4 5 (0.37%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.29%) Cacti
5 4 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.29%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (0.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.22%) SELinux
6 3 (0.22%) logstash
6 3 (0.22%) Icinga
6 3 (0.22%) Netcool
6 3 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.15%) Capistrano
7 2 (0.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 114 (8.36%) Oracle
2 113 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 76 (5.57%) SAP
4 65 (4.77%) Cisco
5 57 (4.18%) VMware
6 46 (3.37%) EMC
7 30 (2.20%) HP
7 30 (2.20%) Red Hat
8 24 (1.76%) IBM
9 19 (1.39%) Citrix
10 15 (1.10%) NetApp
10 15 (1.10%) SolarWinds
11 14 (1.03%) Juniper
11 14 (1.03%) BMC
11 14 (1.03%) Adobe
11 14 (1.03%) Sun
12 13 (0.95%) Dell
13 12 (0.88%) webMethods
14 11 (0.81%) Remedy
14 11 (0.81%) Sophos
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