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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C Programmer
Rank 931 924 919
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a C Programmer 20 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.017% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 28
Average salary £65,000 £31,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+105.53% -20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £78,750 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £27,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -32.50%

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 within the UK.

C Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

C Programmer
Top 11 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 5 February 2016. 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 20 £65,000 +140.74% 4
London +15 17 £65,000 -17.46% 3
Ealing - 11 £65,000 -
City of London +58 2 £90,000 +50.00%
South West -8 2 £35,750 -10.62%
Dorset - 2 £35,750 -
East of England -1 1 £40,000 +48.14%
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £50,000 -
Blandford Forum - 1 £26,500 -
Watford - 1 £40,000 -

C Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) C
2 46 (86.79%) Linux
3 42 (79.25%) Unix
4 28 (52.83%) Software Engineering
5 27 (50.94%) C++
6 23 (43.40%) Windows
7 22 (41.51%) TCP/IP
7 22 (41.51%) Finance
7 22 (41.51%) Objective-C
8 21 (39.62%) Shell Script
8 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (39.62%) C#
8 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (37.74%) Network Security
9 20 (37.74%) TDD
10 19 (35.85%) Apple
10 19 (35.85%) Scrum
10 19 (35.85%) .NET
10 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
10 19 (35.85%) COM
10 19 (35.85%) Web Services
10 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
10 19 (35.85%) Kanban
10 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (35.85%) BDD
10 19 (35.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (35.85%) High Availability
10 19 (35.85%) SpecFlow
10 19 (35.85%) WCF
10 19 (35.85%) WPF

C Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) TCP/IP
2 20 (37.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (28.30%) RDBMS
2 15 (28.30%) Relational Database
3 12 (22.64%) Informix
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
1 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET
1 19 (35.85%) ASP.NET Web API
1 19 (35.85%) COM
1 19 (35.85%) WCF
1 19 (35.85%) Web Services
1 19 (35.85%) WPF
2 14 (26.42%) XML
3 13 (24.53%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.89%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
4 1 (1.89%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (35.85%) BYOD
2 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (35.85%) Visualisation
3 11 (20.75%) Computer Science
4 9 (16.98%) Fintech
5 2 (3.77%) Equities
5 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.89%) CUDA
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Linux
2 42 (79.25%) Unix
3 23 (43.40%) Windows
4 12 (22.64%) AIX
4 12 (22.64%) HPUX
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Software Engineering
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.74%) TDD
4 19 (35.85%) BDD
4 19 (35.85%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (35.85%) High Availability
4 19 (35.85%) Kanban
4 19 (35.85%) Scrum
5 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (3.77%) UML
7 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.89%) Data Architecture
7 1 (1.89%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.89%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.89%) MVC
7 1 (1.89%) Open Source
7 1 (1.89%) Process Management
7 1 (1.89%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) C
2 27 (50.94%) C++
3 22 (41.51%) Objective-C
4 21 (39.62%) C#
4 21 (39.62%) Shell Script
5 16 (30.19%) Python
6 12 (22.64%) Perl
6 12 (22.64%) SQL
7 2 (3.77%) Java
8 1 (1.89%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
Systems Management
1 19 (35.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Apple
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) HP
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