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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Software Engineer
Rank 860 800 738
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -62
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 35 86 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.084% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 34 80 139
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.33% -6.25%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -67 25 £32,500 -10.34% 6
South East -5 15 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Wales - 10 £34,000 - 1
South Wales - 9 £34,000 - 1
Torfaen - 6 £34,000 - 1
Cwmbran - 6 £34,000 - 1
Surrey -10 5 £32,500 -16.12% 1
South West -21 5 £28,500 -24.00% 1
East Midlands -3 4 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Bath -10 4 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Somerset -13 4 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Hampshire - 4 £47,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +4 3 £22,500 +4.65%
Nottingham -1 3 £22,500 +4.65%
Newport - 3 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £32,500 -
Berkshire +7 2 £30,000 -7.69%
Guildford -3 2 £32,500 -18.75% 1
West Sussex -5 2 £48,750 +39.28%
Horsham - 2 £48,750 -
Bracknell - 2 £30,000 -
Dartford - 2 £50,000 -
Kent - 2 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 2 £47,500 -
Swindon +2 1 £37,500 - 1
London -1 1 £59,758 +83.86%
Wiltshire -4 1 £37,500 - 1
Northamptonshire -30 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Southampton - 1 £42,500 - 1
Kettering - 1 £30,000 - 1

C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 117 (100.00%) C
2 106 (90.60%) Software Engineering
3 96 (82.05%) C++
4 60 (51.28%) Linux
5 54 (46.15%) Degree
6 40 (34.19%) Computer Science
7 36 (30.77%) UNIX
7 36 (30.77%) Windows
8 29 (24.79%) Embedded C
9 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (18.80%) OO
10 22 (18.80%) C#
11 21 (17.95%) TCP/IP
12 18 (15.38%) Electronics
13 16 (13.68%) Perl
13 16 (13.68%) Multithreading
14 15 (12.82%) Embedded Systems
15 14 (11.97%) Scrum
15 14 (11.97%) OOP
15 14 (11.97%) Embedded C++
16 13 (11.11%) Subversion
17 12 (10.26%) TDD
17 12 (10.26%) Wireless
17 12 (10.26%) Python
18 11 (9.40%) Java
18 11 (9.40%) OOD
18 11 (9.40%) Korn
18 11 (9.40%) Mathematics
18 11 (9.40%) Bash Shell
19 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (5.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.26%) Wireless
3 10 (8.55%) HTTP
4 8 (6.84%) GPRS
4 8 (6.84%) GSM
5 6 (5.13%) FTP
5 6 (5.13%) Wireshark
6 5 (4.27%) SMS
6 5 (4.27%) Internet
7 4 (3.42%) WAN
7 4 (3.42%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.42%) LAN
8 3 (2.56%) LDAP
8 3 (2.56%) Bluetooth
8 3 (2.56%) SSL
8 3 (2.56%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.71%) ZigBee
9 2 (1.71%) 802.15
10 1 (0.85%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.27%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) Informix
3 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Subversion
2 9 (7.69%) JIRA
2 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.84%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.13%) TestLink
4 6 (5.13%) Fiddler
5 5 (4.27%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.71%) PVCS
7 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (15.38%) Electronics
2 7 (5.98%) Games
2 7 (5.98%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.42%) Finance
5 2 (1.71%) Automotive
5 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) Web Services
2 6 (5.13%) XML
3 5 (4.27%) JMS
3 5 (4.27%) SOAP
3 5 (4.27%) REST
4 3 (2.56%) Qt
4 3 (2.56%) OpenGL
4 3 (2.56%) DirectX
4 3 (2.56%) STL
4 3 (2.56%) MFC
5 1 (0.85%) .NET
5 1 (0.85%) CGI
5 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.85%) WCF
5 1 (0.85%) WPF
5 1 (0.85%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 40 (34.19%) Computer Science
2 15 (12.82%) Embedded Systems
3 11 (9.40%) Mathematics
4 10 (8.55%) DTV
4 10 (8.55%) Device Driver
4 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.13%) Open Source
5 6 (5.13%) Algorithms
6 5 (4.27%) Physics
7 4 (3.42%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.42%) IPTV
8 3 (2.56%) EMV
8 3 (2.56%) EFT
9 2 (1.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 60 (51.28%) Linux
2 36 (30.77%) UNIX
2 36 (30.77%) Windows
3 6 (5.13%) CentOS
3 6 (5.13%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (3.42%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.56%) Android
6 2 (1.71%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.71%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) HPUX
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.85%) OpenWrt
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (90.60%) Software Engineering
2 26 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.80%) OO
4 16 (13.68%) Multithreading
5 14 (11.97%) OOP
5 14 (11.97%) Scrum
6 12 (10.26%) TDD
7 11 (9.40%) OOD
8 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.13%) Test Management
9 6 (5.13%) Product Management
9 6 (5.13%) BDD
9 6 (5.13%) Bug Management
9 6 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.13%) Regression Testing
9 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.27%) CAD
10 5 (4.27%) Low Latency
11 4 (3.42%) Signal Processing
11 4 (3.42%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 117 (100.00%) C
2 96 (82.05%) C++
3 29 (24.79%) Embedded C
4 22 (18.80%) C#
5 16 (13.68%) Perl
6 14 (11.97%) Embedded C++
7 12 (10.26%) Python
8 11 (9.40%) Korn
8 11 (9.40%) Bash Shell
8 11 (9.40%) Java
9 10 (8.55%) SQL
10 8 (6.84%) Ruby
11 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.71%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.85%) Lisp
13 1 (0.85%) Haskell
13 1 (0.85%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 54 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) CCA
3 4 (3.42%) PhD
4 2 (1.71%) HND
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) NFS
1 3 (2.56%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle
3 1 (0.85%) HP
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