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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Software Engineer
Rank 843 720 793
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 37 159 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.15% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.16% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 36 147 91
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -112 33 £45,000 +28.57% 11
South East -50 19 £47,500 - 4
Berkshire +4 6 £30,000 -17.24% 3
Bracknell -11 5 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Hampshire -15 5 £47,500 -5.00%
London -24 5 £50,000 +53.84%
City of London +9 4 £50,250 +25.62%
Portsmouth - 4 £47,500 -
Wales +8 3 £34,000 -9.33% 1
South Wales +4 3 £34,000 -9.33% 1
South West -28 3 £34,500 -8.00% 2
Surrey -29 3 £42,500 -15.00%
East of England -32 3 £42,500 +21.42% 4
West Sussex +1 2 £48,750 +39.28%
East Midlands -4 2 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Cwmbran -7 2 £34,000 -9.33%
Torfaen -7 2 £34,000 -9.33%
Gloucestershire -14 2 £28,500 -34.85%
Northamptonshire -18 2 £31,250 -3.84%
Kent - 2 £50,000 - 1
Dartford - 2 £50,000 -
Horsham - 2 £48,750 -
Kettering - 2 £31,250 -
Camberley - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland +5 1 £31,000 -11.42%
Reading +2 1 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Norfolk -5 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Cambridge -6 1 - - 2
Cheltenham -6 1 £22,500 -48.57%
Bristol -8 1 £37,500 +15.38% 2

C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 86 (100.00%) C
2 79 (91.86%) Software Engineering
3 70 (81.40%) C++
4 50 (58.14%) Linux
5 40 (46.51%) Degree
6 32 (37.21%) Computer Science
7 27 (31.40%) UNIX
7 27 (31.40%) Windows
8 24 (27.91%) Embedded C
9 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
10 17 (19.77%) Scrum
10 17 (19.77%) Embedded Systems
11 15 (17.44%) C#
11 15 (17.44%) Embedded C++
12 14 (16.28%) Perl
12 14 (16.28%) SQL
12 14 (16.28%) OO
12 14 (16.28%) Multithreading
13 13 (15.12%) HTTP
14 12 (13.95%) OOP
15 11 (12.79%) Python
15 11 (12.79%) DTV
15 11 (12.79%) TDD
15 11 (12.79%) Korn
15 11 (12.79%) Bash Shell
16 10 (11.63%) Electronics
16 10 (11.63%) Mathematics
17 9 (10.47%) Java
17 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (8.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
2 13 (15.12%) HTTP
3 8 (9.30%) Wireless
4 6 (6.98%) FTP
4 6 (6.98%) Wireshark
4 6 (6.98%) Kerberos
4 6 (6.98%) LDAP
5 5 (5.81%) SMS
5 5 (5.81%) Internet
6 3 (3.49%) WAN
6 3 (3.49%) LAN
6 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.33%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.16%) GPRS
8 1 (1.16%) DHCP
8 1 (1.16%) 802.11
8 1 (1.16%) 802.15
8 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.16%) DNS
8 1 (1.16%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.81%) DB2
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Visual Studio
1 9 (10.47%) JIRA
2 8 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.98%) TestLink
3 6 (6.98%) Fiddler
4 5 (5.81%) ClearCase
4 5 (5.81%) Subversion
5 2 (2.33%) PVCS
5 2 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.16%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.16%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.16%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (11.63%) Electronics
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Multimedia
4 4 (4.65%) Finance
5 3 (3.49%) Games
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Web Services
2 6 (6.98%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) REST
3 5 (5.81%) SOAP
3 5 (5.81%) JMS
4 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.49%) WCF
5 3 (3.49%) OpenGL
5 3 (3.49%) DirectX
5 3 (3.49%) XML
5 3 (3.49%) STL
5 3 (3.49%) MFC
5 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (3.49%) Qt
6 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.16%) WPF
7 1 (1.16%) OpenMP
7 1 (1.16%) JNI
7 1 (1.16%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (1.16%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.21%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.77%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (12.79%) DTV
4 10 (11.63%) Mathematics
5 5 (5.81%) Physics
5 5 (5.81%) Open Source
5 5 (5.81%) IPTV
6 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.33%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.16%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.16%) Verilog
8 1 (1.16%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 50 (58.14%) Linux
2 27 (31.40%) UNIX
2 27 (31.40%) Windows
3 6 (6.98%) CentOS
4 5 (5.81%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (3.49%) Windows CE
7 2 (2.33%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (1.16%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) AIX
8 1 (1.16%) HPUX
8 1 (1.16%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (91.86%) Software Engineering
2 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.77%) Scrum
4 14 (16.28%) Multithreading
4 14 (16.28%) OO
5 12 (13.95%) OOP
6 11 (12.79%) TDD
7 7 (8.14%) OOD
7 7 (8.14%) Product Management
7 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.98%) Test Management
8 6 (6.98%) BDD
8 6 (6.98%) Bug Management
8 6 (6.98%) CAD
8 6 (6.98%) Regression Testing
8 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.81%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.65%) UML
11 3 (3.49%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) C
2 70 (81.40%) C++
3 24 (27.91%) Embedded C
4 15 (17.44%) Embedded C++
4 15 (17.44%) C#
5 14 (16.28%) Perl
5 14 (16.28%) SQL
6 11 (12.79%) Python
6 11 (12.79%) Korn
6 11 (12.79%) Bash Shell
7 9 (10.47%) Java
8 8 (9.30%) Ruby
9 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.49%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.16%) Lisp
11 1 (1.16%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.16%) Haskell
11 1 (1.16%) Erlang
11 1 (1.16%) Fortran
11 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (46.51%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) CCA
3 4 (4.65%) PhD
4 3 (3.49%) HND
5 1 (1.16%) HNC
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) NFS
2 4 (4.65%) Firmware
3 1 (1.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (5.81%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) HP
3 1 (1.16%) Renesas
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