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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Programmer
Rank 901 843 886
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a C Programmer 4 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.028% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.030% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 3 30 8
Average salary £60,001 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £90,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

C Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

C Programmer
Top 5 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 23 September 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
London -5 3 £70,000 -17.64%
England -44 3 £70,000 +75.00%
Scotland - 1 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 1 £60,001 -
Aberdeen - 1 £45,000 -

C Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) C
2 19 (82.61%) Linux
3 16 (69.57%) Degree
4 12 (52.17%) UNIX
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) XML
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
7 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
8 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
8 8 (34.78%) Finance
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
9 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
9 7 (30.43%) C++
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
10 6 (26.09%) Oracle
10 6 (26.09%) Informix
10 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (26.09%) Objective-C
11 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
11 5 (21.74%) AIX
11 5 (21.74%) Perl
11 5 (21.74%) MySQL
11 5 (21.74%) Java
11 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
12 4 (17.39%) HPUX
12 4 (17.39%) Python
12 4 (17.39%) Banking
13 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (13.04%) HTML5
14 2 (8.70%) Multithreading

C Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 (4.35%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Informix
3 5 (21.74%) RDBMS
3 5 (21.74%) MySQL
3 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.35%) ProC
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) XML
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) CGI
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) Tandem
4 1 (4.35%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) AIX
5 4 (17.39%) HPUX
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
3 7 (30.43%) C++
4 6 (26.09%) Objective-C
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Perl
6 4 (17.39%) Python
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Perforce