The table below looks at the statistics for the C Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Developer
Rank 813 807 792
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a C Developer 86 98 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.090% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.095% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 72 91 69
Average salary £40,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,125 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.72% +38.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C Developer within the UK.

C Developer Salary Trend in the UK

C Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C Developer over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 within the UK.

C Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

C Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 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
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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
England -13 77 £42,500 -5.55% 7
London +1 33 £87,500 +105.88% 2
South East -8 11 £41,500 -7.77% 2
East Midlands +23 9 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire +20 9 £30,000 -
Nottingham +12 9 £30,000 -
Hampshire -17 7 £40,500 +8.00%
South Wales -2 6 £35,000 - 1
Wales -5 6 £35,000 - 1
South West -6 6 £40,000 +17.64%
North West -22 6 £38,750 -3.12%
East of England -27 6 £36,250 -27.50% 3
Manchester -31 6 £38,750 +40.90%
Bridgend - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +13 4 £60,000 -7.69%
Cambridge +1 4 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 4 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Birmingham - 4 £31,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £31,000 -
Bristol +5 3 £42,500 +51.78%
Gloucestershire -20 3 £40,000 +17.64%
Worthing - 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £40,500 -
Durham - 2 - -
North East - 2 - -
Scotland +5 1 £36,250 +3.57%
Gloucester +4 1 £36,500 +7.35%
Suffolk +3 1 £35,000 -30.00%
Ipswich -3 1 £35,000 -30.00%

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C Developer in their job title 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 with C Developer in their job title.

1 199 (100.00%) C
2 181 (90.95%) C++
3 69 (34.67%) Linux
4 63 (31.66%) UNIX
5 59 (29.65%) Multithreading
6 55 (27.64%) Degree
7 54 (27.14%) Finance
8 51 (25.63%) Java
9 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
10 48 (24.12%) SQL
11 43 (21.61%) HTML
12 41 (20.60%) C#
13 39 (19.60%) Oracle
14 38 (19.10%) Windows
15 37 (18.59%) XML
16 32 (16.08%) Web Services
16 32 (16.08%) Software Engineering
16 32 (16.08%) Computer Science
17 30 (15.08%) OOP
17 30 (15.08%) Assembly Language
18 27 (13.57%) CSS
19 25 (12.56%) Shell Script
20 23 (11.56%) Embedded C
21 22 (11.06%) JSP
21 22 (11.06%) CTI
21 22 (11.06%) Kalman Filter
22 21 (10.55%) Mentoring
22 21 (10.55%) Algorithms
22 21 (10.55%) Validation
22 21 (10.55%) Perl

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C Developer in their job title 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 with C Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.51%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Simulink
2 1 (0.50%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.06%) CTI
2 17 (8.54%) Internet
3 16 (8.04%) Intranet
4 11 (5.53%) HTTP
5 5 (2.51%) SMS
6 4 (2.01%) Wireshark
6 4 (2.01%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.01%) DLNA
7 2 (1.01%) Multicast
8 1 (0.50%) GSM
8 1 (0.50%) UMTS
8 1 (0.50%) SNMP
8 1 (0.50%) 4G
8 1 (0.50%) LTE
8 1 (0.50%) 3G
8 1 (0.50%) DVB
8 1 (0.50%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.54%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.03%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.02%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.51%) DB2
5 5 (2.51%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.01%) MySQL
7 1 (0.50%) HBase
7 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 11 (5.53%) ClearCase
2 8 (4.02%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.02%) ProC
4 2 (1.01%) Subversion
4 2 (1.01%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.50%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.50%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.50%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.50%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.50%) NUnit
5 1 (0.50%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.50%) Ant
General
1 54 (27.14%) Finance
2 16 (8.04%) Manufacturing
3 14 (7.04%) Banking
3 14 (7.04%) Retail
4 11 (5.53%) Electronics
5 5 (2.51%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.51%) Avionics
8 2 (1.01%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Military
9 1 (0.50%) Advertising
9 1 (0.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (21.61%) HTML
2 37 (18.59%) XML
3 32 (16.08%) Web Services
4 27 (13.57%) CSS
5 22 (11.06%) JSP
6 19 (9.55%) STL
7 16 (8.04%) SOAP
8 14 (7.04%) Qt
9 13 (6.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (5.53%) RESTful
11 7 (3.52%) MFC
12 6 (3.02%) Middleware
13 5 (2.51%) Spring
13 5 (2.51%) REST
13 5 (2.51%) JDBC
13 5 (2.51%) JMS
13 5 (2.51%) XSLT
13 5 (2.51%) Swing
14 3 (1.51%) OpenGL
14 3 (1.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.08%) Computer Science
2 21 (10.55%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.53%) Data Structures
4 12 (6.03%) Mathematics
4 12 (6.03%) Physics
5 11 (5.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (5.03%) Digital Media
7 8 (4.02%) Device Driver
7 8 (4.02%) Hedge funds
8 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.51%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.51%) MPEG
11 2 (1.01%) Derivative
12 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.50%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.50%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.50%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (34.67%) Linux
2 63 (31.66%) UNIX
3 38 (19.10%) Windows
4 8 (4.02%) Solaris
5 6 (3.02%) Android
6 5 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.01%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.01%) CentOS
7 4 (2.01%) AIX
7 4 (2.01%) Fedora
8 3 (1.51%) HPUX
9 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (29.65%) Multithreading
2 32 (16.08%) Software Engineering
3 30 (15.08%) OOP
4 22 (11.06%) Kalman Filter
5 21 (10.55%) Mentoring
5 21 (10.55%) Validation
6 16 (8.04%) Low Latency
7 15 (7.54%) Reverse Engineering
7 15 (7.54%) OO
7 15 (7.54%) OOD
8 14 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.53%) Analytics
10 8 (4.02%) Scrum
10 8 (4.02%) Software Architecture
11 7 (3.52%) TDD
11 7 (3.52%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.52%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (3.02%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.02%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 5 (2.51%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 199 (100.00%) C
2 181 (90.95%) C++
3 51 (25.63%) Java
4 50 (25.13%) JavaScript
5 48 (24.12%) SQL
6 41 (20.60%) C#
7 30 (15.08%) Assembly Language
8 25 (12.56%) Shell Script
9 23 (11.56%) Embedded C
10 21 (10.55%) Python
10 21 (10.55%) Perl
11 17 (8.54%) PHP
12 13 (6.53%) Embedded C++
13 12 (6.03%) Bash Shell
14 11 (5.53%) PL/SQL
15 6 (3.02%) VB
15 6 (3.02%) VB6
15 6 (3.02%) Lua
16 5 (2.51%) Korn
17 4 (2.01%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (27.64%) Degree
2 8 (4.02%) PhD
2 8 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.51%) CCA
4 3 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.01%) Snort
2 3 (1.51%) Firmware
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 39 (19.60%) Oracle
2 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.02%) Google
2 6 (3.02%) Facebook
3 4 (2.01%) Dell
4 2 (1.01%) Twitter
4 2 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.50%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.50%) VMware
5 1 (0.50%) Coverity
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe
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