The table below looks at the statistics for the C Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Programmer
Rank 883 926 850
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -76
Permanent jobs requiring a C Programmer 17 18 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.016% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 32
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £39,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £38,300
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +33.33%

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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C Programmer
Salary Trend

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

C Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

C Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C Programmer over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 within the UK.

C Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

C Programmer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 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 +51 17 £37,500 -6.25% 4
East of England +27 7 £27,000 -32.50%
Cambridge - 7 £27,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £27,000 -
South East -1 3 £38,000 -15.55% 3
Hampshire -3 3 £38,000 - 2
London - 3 £70,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £37,500 -
South West - 2 £41,250 -
Hook - 2 £35,000 -
Rotherham - 2 £37,500 -
Somerset - 2 £41,250 -
Bath - 2 £41,250 -
Basingstoke - 1 £38,000 - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -

C Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited C Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 33 (100.00%) C
2 27 (81.82%) C++
3 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
3 16 (48.48%) Degree
4 13 (39.39%) Linux
5 12 (36.36%) Python
5 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 11 (33.33%) UNIX
6 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (30.30%) MATLAB
8 8 (24.24%) Electronics
9 7 (21.21%) Data Structures
9 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) HTML
10 6 (18.18%) Java
10 6 (18.18%) C#
10 6 (18.18%) CSS
11 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 5 (15.15%) .NET
11 5 (15.15%) Finance
12 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
12 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.12%) jQuery
12 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
12 4 (12.12%) Android
13 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software

C Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited C Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Multicast
1 1 (3.03%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
3 1 (3.03%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.03%) SCons
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (24.24%) Electronics
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) CSS
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.06%) STL
5 1 (3.03%) XML
5 1 (3.03%) XHTML
5 1 (3.03%) WinForms
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) WPF
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
5 1 (3.03%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (21.21%) Data Structures
2 7 (21.21%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (9.09%) Tandem
5 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.03%) Physics
5 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (12.12%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
3 3 (9.09%) Analytics
3 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
4 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Image Processing
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) UML
5 1 (3.03%) Video Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.03%) Document Management
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) C
2 27 (81.82%) C++
3 12 (36.36%) Python
4 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 10 (30.30%) MATLAB
6 6 (18.18%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) SQL
8 2 (6.06%) Perl
8 2 (6.06%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Perforce
2 1 (3.03%) Coverity
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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