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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Software Engineer
Rank 852 781 738
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 52 80 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.076% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.081% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 74 151
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,176 £48,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -

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
107924 99127 110240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87419 82406 94006
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 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 18 September 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 18 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
England -80 44 £40,000 - 5
South East -1 21 £35,000 - 1
London -23 11 £53,629 +78.76%
Wales - 8 £34,000 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £50,000 -
South Wales - 7 £34,000 - 1
South West -13 6 £28,500 -2.56% 1
Berkshire -2 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Somerset -7 5 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Bath -15 5 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Bracknell - 5 £30,000 -
Surrey -11 4 £32,500 -16.12%
East Midlands -12 4 £22,500 +4.65%
Torfaen - 4 £34,000 - 1
Cwmbran - 4 £34,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +3 3 £22,500 +4.65%
Nottingham -2 3 £22,500 +4.65%
Newport - 3 £42,500 -
Portsmouth - 3 £25,000 -
Dartford - 3 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £58,000 -
Kent - 3 £50,000 -
City of London - 3 £40,000 -
East of England -63 2 £42,500 +0.59% 2
Leatherhead - 2 £32,500 -
Guildford - 2 £32,500 -
Suffolk +9 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Swindon -1 1 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire -4 1 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex -14 1 £50,000 +53.84%

C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 143 (100.00%) C
2 134 (93.71%) Software Engineering
3 118 (82.52%) C++
4 69 (48.25%) Linux
5 68 (47.55%) Degree
6 50 (34.97%) Computer Science
7 41 (28.67%) Windows
8 40 (27.97%) UNIX
9 33 (23.08%) Embedded C
10 32 (22.38%) C#
11 27 (18.88%) Electronics
12 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (16.08%) OO
14 22 (15.38%) Java
15 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
16 15 (10.49%) Device Driver
16 15 (10.49%) Perl
16 15 (10.49%) OOD
16 15 (10.49%) Multithreading
17 14 (9.79%) Mathematics
17 14 (9.79%) Embedded Systems
17 14 (9.79%) Subversion
18 12 (8.39%) Games
18 12 (8.39%) Scrum
18 12 (8.39%) Embedded C++
18 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (7.69%) Image Processing
19 11 (7.69%) SQL
19 11 (7.69%) XML
19 11 (7.69%) Wireless

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (2.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.69%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.69%) Wireless
3 10 (6.99%) GPRS
3 10 (6.99%) GSM
3 10 (6.99%) FTP
4 8 (5.59%) HTTP
5 7 (4.90%) SSL
6 5 (3.50%) Bluetooth
6 5 (3.50%) Internet
6 5 (3.50%) SMS
7 4 (2.80%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.80%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.10%) LDAP
8 3 (2.10%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.40%) ZigBee
9 2 (1.40%) WAN
9 2 (1.40%) LAN
9 2 (1.40%) 802.15
10 1 (0.70%) 802.11
10 1 (0.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.50%) DB2
4 2 (1.40%) Informix
5 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Subversion
2 9 (6.29%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.90%) JIRA
3 7 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.50%) ClearCase
5 4 (2.80%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.40%) ProC
7 2 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (18.88%) Electronics
2 12 (8.39%) Games
3 9 (6.29%) Retail
4 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.90%) Finance
5 6 (4.20%) Banking
6 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.10%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.10%) Automotive
8 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.40%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) XML
2 8 (5.59%) Web Services
3 5 (3.50%) SOAP
3 5 (3.50%) JMS
3 5 (3.50%) REST
4 3 (2.10%) OpenGL
4 3 (2.10%) DirectX
4 3 (2.10%) Android SDK
4 3 (2.10%) Qt
5 2 (1.40%) STL
5 2 (1.40%) MFC
6 1 (0.70%) .NET
6 1 (0.70%) Swing
6 1 (0.70%) CGI
6 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.70%) WCF
6 1 (0.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (34.97%) Computer Science
2 15 (10.49%) Device Driver
3 14 (9.79%) Mathematics
3 14 (9.79%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.59%) Cryptography
6 7 (4.90%) EMV
6 7 (4.90%) EFT
6 7 (4.90%) DTV
6 7 (4.90%) Physics
7 5 (3.50%) Firmware
7 5 (3.50%) Open Source
8 4 (2.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (2.10%) IPTV
10 1 (0.70%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 69 (48.25%) Linux
2 41 (28.67%) Windows
3 40 (27.97%) UNIX
4 10 (6.99%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (3.50%) Android
6 4 (2.80%) CentOS
7 3 (2.10%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.70%) AIX
8 1 (0.70%) HPUX
8 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.70%) OpenWrt
8 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (93.71%) Software Engineering
2 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.08%) OO
4 15 (10.49%) OOD
4 15 (10.49%) Multithreading
5 12 (8.39%) Scrum
6 11 (7.69%) Image Processing
7 10 (6.99%) TDD
7 10 (6.99%) OOP
8 9 (6.29%) Signal Processing
9 6 (4.20%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.20%) Configuration Management
10 5 (3.50%) UML
10 5 (3.50%) CAD
10 5 (3.50%) Functional Programming
10 5 (3.50%) Low Latency
10 5 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (2.80%) Test Management
11 4 (2.80%) Product Management
11 4 (2.80%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 143 (100.00%) C
2 118 (82.52%) C++
3 33 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 32 (22.38%) C#
5 22 (15.38%) Java
6 15 (10.49%) Perl
7 12 (8.39%) Embedded C++
8 11 (7.69%) SQL
9 10 (6.99%) Python
10 9 (6.29%) Korn
10 9 (6.29%) Bash Shell
11 6 (4.20%) Ruby
12 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.40%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.70%) Lisp
14 1 (0.70%) Haskell
14 1 (0.70%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 68 (47.55%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) PhD
3 5 (3.50%) CCA
4 1 (0.70%) ISEB
4 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) NFS
2 1 (0.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (3.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (4.20%) Oracle
2 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.70%) HP
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