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 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 Developer
Rank 816 782 788
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a C Developer 63 90 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.087% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.092% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 56 83 73
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-18.88% +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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 27 January 2015 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 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
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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 -25 56 £41,500 -7.77% 7
London +21 24 £83,750 +97.05% 1
East of England -14 11 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Cambridge +3 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1
South East -45 7 £42,750 -5.00% 2
Birmingham - 6 £22,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £22,000 -
East Midlands +23 5 £30,000 -
Nottinghamshire +18 5 £30,000 -
Nottingham +13 5 £30,000 -
City of London +6 4 £60,000 -12.72%
Scotland +16 3 £36,250 +3.57%
South West -17 3 £42,500 +25.00%
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Worthing - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol -1 2 £43,750 +56.25%
West Lothian -4 2 £36,125 +3.21%
South Wales -13 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Wales -17 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Torfaen - 2 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £40,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £40,500 -
Cwmbran - 2 £42,500 -
Gloucester +10 1 £36,500 -1.35%
Livingston 0 1 £36,000 +2.85%
Surrey -5 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Gloucestershire -10 1 £36,500 +4.28%
Hertfordshire -19 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

C Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 166 (100.00%) C
2 156 (93.98%) C++
3 54 (32.53%) UNIX
4 52 (31.33%) Linux
5 51 (30.72%) Degree
6 46 (27.71%) Multithreading
6 46 (27.71%) Finance
7 43 (25.90%) JavaScript
8 41 (24.70%) C#
8 41 (24.70%) Java
9 37 (22.29%) HTML
10 32 (19.28%) Software Engineering
11 31 (18.67%) Computer Science
11 31 (18.67%) SQL
11 31 (18.67%) XML
12 28 (16.87%) Windows
12 28 (16.87%) Oracle
12 28 (16.87%) OOP
13 23 (13.86%) Web Services
13 23 (13.86%) Embedded C
13 23 (13.86%) CSS
14 22 (13.25%) Python
14 22 (13.25%) Assembly Language
15 19 (11.45%) Shell Script
16 18 (10.84%) STL
17 17 (10.24%) Validation
18 16 (9.64%) Perl
18 16 (9.64%) Physics
18 16 (9.64%) Low Latency
18 16 (9.64%) Algorithms

C Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (3.01%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Simulink
2 1 (0.60%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.43%) CTI
2 13 (7.83%) Intranet
3 8 (4.82%) Internet
4 7 (4.22%) HTTP
5 3 (1.81%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.81%) tcpdump
6 2 (1.20%) DLNA
6 2 (1.20%) Multicast
6 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.60%) 4G
7 1 (0.60%) LTE
7 1 (0.60%) SNMP
7 1 (0.60%) GSM
7 1 (0.60%) UMTS
7 1 (0.60%) 3G
7 1 (0.60%) DVB
7 1 (0.60%) Wireless
7 1 (0.60%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.81%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.20%) MySQL
7 1 (0.60%) HBase
7 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.60%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.61%) ClearCase
2 6 (3.61%) ProC
3 2 (1.20%) Subversion
3 2 (1.20%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.60%) Valgrind
4 1 (0.60%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.60%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.60%) NUnit
4 1 (0.60%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.60%) Ant
General
1 46 (27.71%) Finance
2 15 (9.04%) Electronics
3 14 (8.43%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.82%) Retail
5 6 (3.61%) Banking
6 4 (2.41%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.20%) Automotive
7 2 (1.20%) Games
8 1 (0.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.60%) Avionics
8 1 (0.60%) Law
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (22.29%) HTML
2 31 (18.67%) XML
3 23 (13.86%) CSS
3 23 (13.86%) Web Services
4 18 (10.84%) STL
5 14 (8.43%) JSP
6 13 (7.83%) Qt
7 12 (7.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 7 (4.22%) RESTful
8 7 (4.22%) SOAP
9 6 (3.61%) MFC
9 6 (3.61%) Middleware
10 5 (3.01%) XSLT
10 5 (3.01%) .NET
11 4 (2.41%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.41%) jQuery
12 3 (1.81%) HTML5
12 3 (1.81%) CSS3
13 2 (1.20%) OpenGL
14 1 (0.60%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.64%) Physics
2 16 (9.64%) Algorithms
3 14 (8.43%) Mathematics
4 13 (7.83%) Data Structures
5 11 (6.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (6.02%) Digital Media
7 8 (4.82%) Hedge funds
8 6 (3.61%) Device Driver
9 5 (3.01%) Client/Server
9 5 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.81%) MPEG
11 2 (1.20%) Mobile Games
11 2 (1.20%) Derivative
12 1 (0.60%) Open Source
12 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.60%) User Experience
12 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.60%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.53%) UNIX
2 52 (31.33%) Linux
3 28 (16.87%) Windows
4 8 (4.82%) Solaris
5 7 (4.22%) Android
6 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.81%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (1.81%) CentOS
7 3 (1.81%) Fedora
8 2 (1.20%) AIX
9 1 (0.60%) HPUX
9 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.71%) Multithreading
2 32 (19.28%) Software Engineering
3 28 (16.87%) OOP
4 17 (10.24%) Validation
5 16 (9.64%) Low Latency
6 15 (9.04%) OOD
7 14 (8.43%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (8.43%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.83%) OO
8 13 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.63%) Software Architecture
10 10 (6.02%) Analytics
11 8 (4.82%) Reverse Engineering
12 6 (3.61%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 6 (3.61%) Business Analysis
13 5 (3.01%) Incident Management
13 5 (3.01%) Scrum
13 5 (3.01%) SOA
13 5 (3.01%) ITIL
13 5 (3.01%) UML
Programming Languages
1 166 (100.00%) C
2 156 (93.98%) C++
3 43 (25.90%) JavaScript
4 41 (24.70%) Java
4 41 (24.70%) C#
5 31 (18.67%) SQL
6 23 (13.86%) Embedded C
7 22 (13.25%) Python
7 22 (13.25%) Assembly Language
8 19 (11.45%) Shell Script
9 16 (9.64%) Perl
10 14 (8.43%) PHP
11 13 (7.83%) Embedded C++
12 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
12 7 (4.22%) VB
13 6 (3.61%) VB6
14 5 (3.01%) Bash Shell
15 4 (2.41%) Lua
15 4 (2.41%) VC++
15 4 (2.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 51 (30.72%) Degree
2 10 (6.02%) PhD
3 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.81%) HND
5 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.41%) Firmware
2 3 (1.81%) Snort
3 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (16.87%) Oracle
2 6 (3.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.61%) Google
2 6 (3.61%) Facebook
3 3 (1.81%) Dell
4 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.60%) VMware
4 1 (0.60%) Twitter
4 1 (0.60%) Coverity
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