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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Software Engineer
Rank 844 796 736
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 60 75 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.073% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 73 157
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
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 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

C Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

C Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

C Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

C Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

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

C Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

C Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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 -35 55 £37,500 -6.25% 7
South East -5 26 £32,500 -13.33% 3
London +8 15 £53,629 +19.17%
Hampshire - 10 £25,000 - 1
South West -23 6 £28,500 -5.00% 1
Portsmouth - 6 £25,000 -
Berkshire -3 5 £30,000 -7.69%
East Midlands -10 5 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Wales - 5 £38,250 - 1
Somerset - 5 £28,500 - 1
Bath - 5 £28,500 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £30,000 -
Croydon - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire +2 4 £22,500 +4.65%
Nottingham -8 4 £22,500 +4.65%
South Wales - 4 £38,250 - 1
Surrey 0 3 £32,500 -18.75% 2
East of England -30 3 £43,500 +2.35% 2
Basingstoke - 3 £58,000 -
City of London - 3 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £27,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Kent - 2 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £40,000 -
Newport - 2 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 2 £27,500 -
Cwmbran - 2 £34,000 - 1
Dartford - 2 £50,000 -
Guildford - 2 £32,500 - 1
Torfaen - 2 £34,000 - 1

C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited C Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 172 (100.00%) C
2 165 (95.93%) Software Engineering
3 144 (83.72%) C++
4 85 (49.42%) Degree
5 82 (47.67%) Linux
6 64 (37.21%) Computer Science
7 54 (31.40%) Windows
8 44 (25.58%) UNIX
9 40 (23.26%) C#
10 37 (21.51%) Electronics
11 36 (20.93%) Embedded C
12 31 (18.02%) Java
13 26 (15.12%) OO
14 20 (11.63%) TCP/IP
14 20 (11.63%) Image Processing
15 19 (11.05%) Games
16 18 (10.47%) Mathematics
17 17 (9.88%) Device Driver
18 16 (9.30%) OOD
18 16 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
19 15 (8.72%) Signal Processing
19 15 (8.72%) XML
19 15 (8.72%) Perl
20 14 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (8.14%) Subversion
21 13 (7.56%) PhD
21 13 (7.56%) Multithreading
22 12 (6.98%) Python
22 12 (6.98%) Wireless
23 11 (6.40%) Telecoms

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.58%) Maya
2 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.98%) Wireless
3 11 (6.40%) FTP
4 10 (5.81%) GPRS
4 10 (5.81%) GSM
5 8 (4.65%) SSL
6 6 (3.49%) HTTP
7 5 (2.91%) SMS
7 5 (2.91%) Bluetooth
7 5 (2.91%) Internet
8 4 (2.33%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.74%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.74%) LDAP
10 2 (1.16%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.16%) ZigBee
10 2 (1.16%) 802.15
10 2 (1.16%) WAN
10 2 (1.16%) LAN
11 1 (0.58%) DHCP
11 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.49%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.91%) DB2
4 3 (1.74%) Informix
5 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (8.14%) Subversion
2 11 (6.40%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.91%) ClearCase
3 5 (2.91%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.91%) JIRA
4 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.16%) Fiddler
5 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.16%) ProC
General
1 37 (21.51%) Electronics
2 19 (11.05%) Games
3 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.81%) Retail
5 8 (4.65%) Finance
6 7 (4.07%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.49%) Banking
8 4 (2.33%) Aerospace
9 3 (1.74%) Automotive
10 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.72%) XML
2 8 (4.65%) Web Services
3 5 (2.91%) OpenGL
3 5 (2.91%) JMS
3 5 (2.91%) SOAP
3 5 (2.91%) REST
4 4 (2.33%) Android SDK
4 4 (2.33%) .NET
5 3 (1.74%) DirectX
6 2 (1.16%) Qt
6 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.58%) CGI
7 1 (0.58%) STL
7 1 (0.58%) MFC
7 1 (0.58%) Swing
7 1 (0.58%) RESTful
7 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.58%) WCF
7 1 (0.58%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (37.21%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.47%) Mathematics
3 17 (9.88%) Device Driver
4 16 (9.30%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (6.40%) Physics
6 9 (5.23%) Cryptography
7 8 (4.65%) EMV
7 8 (4.65%) EFT
8 6 (3.49%) Firmware
8 6 (3.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 4 (2.33%) Open Source
9 4 (2.33%) DTV
10 2 (1.16%) IPTV
10 2 (1.16%) Robotics
10 2 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.58%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.58%) Statistics
11 1 (0.58%) Animation
11 1 (0.58%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (47.67%) Linux
2 54 (31.40%) Windows
3 44 (25.58%) UNIX
4 11 (6.40%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (3.49%) Android
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.16%) CentOS
6 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
7 1 (0.58%) HPUX
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (95.93%) Software Engineering
2 26 (15.12%) OO
3 20 (11.63%) Image Processing
4 16 (9.30%) OOD
5 15 (8.72%) Signal Processing
6 14 (8.14%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.56%) Multithreading
8 10 (5.81%) Scrum
9 9 (5.23%) TDD
10 8 (4.65%) OOP
11 7 (4.07%) UML
12 6 (3.49%) Static Code Analysis
12 6 (3.49%) Functional Programming
12 6 (3.49%) OOA/OOD
12 6 (3.49%) Quality Management
12 6 (3.49%) Configuration Management
13 5 (2.91%) CAD
13 5 (2.91%) Low Latency
13 5 (2.91%) Analytics
13 5 (2.91%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 172 (100.00%) C
2 144 (83.72%) C++
3 40 (23.26%) C#
4 36 (20.93%) Embedded C
5 31 (18.02%) Java
6 15 (8.72%) Perl
7 12 (6.98%) Python
8 11 (6.40%) SQL
8 11 (6.40%) Embedded C++
9 7 (4.07%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.07%) Korn
10 4 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.33%) Ruby
11 2 (1.16%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.58%) Lisp
12 1 (0.58%) Ada
12 1 (0.58%) Haskell
12 1 (0.58%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 85 (49.42%) Degree
2 13 (7.56%) PhD
3 5 (2.91%) CCA
4 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) NFS
2 1 (0.58%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (2.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (4.07%) Oracle
2 2 (1.16%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.58%) HP
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