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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C Software Engineer
Rank 855 826 813
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 38 92 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.077% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.081% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 31 81 83
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,200 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% -

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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 1 July 2015 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 1 July 2015. 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 -41 36 £33,500 -10.66% 7
East of England +12 15 £28,500 -34.48% 2
Hertfordshire - 13 £28,500 -
Watford - 10 £28,500 -
South East -17 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Borehamwood - 6 £28,500 -
North West - 5 £47,500 -
Oxfordshire +11 3 - -
Worcester -3 3 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -10 3 £32,500 -
West Midlands -12 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Hampshire -13 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South West -14 3 £19,000 -33.33% 1
Bristol - 3 £19,000 -
Manchester - 3 £34,500 -
City of London +32 2 £37,500 -55.88%
London +22 2 £37,500 -
Berkshire +4 2 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 £47,500 -
Runcorn - 2 £47,500 -
Slough - 2 £52,500 -
Cambridge - 2 - - 2
Warrington - 2 £47,500 -
Basingstoke +19 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Wales 0 1 £42,500 +3.03%
South Wales - 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1

C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) C
2 111 (99.11%) Software Engineering
3 90 (80.36%) C++
4 50 (44.64%) Linux
5 45 (40.18%) Degree
6 36 (32.14%) Computer Science
7 33 (29.46%) Embedded C
8 25 (22.32%) Windows
9 24 (21.43%) Python
10 18 (16.07%) UNIX
11 17 (15.18%) Finance
11 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (14.29%) PhD
13 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (12.50%) SDLC
14 14 (12.50%) OO
14 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (11.61%) Firmware
15 13 (11.61%) C#
16 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
16 12 (10.71%) Content Analysis
16 12 (10.71%) Video Content Analysis
17 11 (9.82%) Image Processing
17 11 (9.82%) Java
17 11 (9.82%) SQL
17 11 (9.82%) Electronics
17 11 (9.82%) Banking
18 10 (8.93%) Perl
18 10 (8.93%) UML
18 10 (8.93%) Video Analytics

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
1 3 (2.68%) JBoss
1 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.89%) Node.js
2 1 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.36%) Bluetooth
2 6 (5.36%) Wireless
3 5 (4.46%) LDAP
3 5 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (4.46%) FTP
3 5 (4.46%) HTTP
3 5 (4.46%) Kerberos
4 4 (3.57%) Internet
4 4 (3.57%) VoIP
5 3 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.79%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.89%) GPRS
7 1 (0.89%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
3 4 (3.57%) MySQL
3 4 (3.57%) Informix
4 1 (0.89%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 7 (6.25%) LabVIEW
2 6 (5.36%) Subversion
3 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.68%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.79%) GCC
6 2 (1.79%) GDB
7 1 (0.89%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.89%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.89%) Trac
7 1 (0.89%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.89%) Maven
7 1 (0.89%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.89%) NUnit
7 1 (0.89%) Ant
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Electronics
2 11 (9.82%) Banking
3 5 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.57%) Automotive
5 3 (2.68%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) HTML
1 8 (7.14%) Java RMI
1 8 (7.14%) JavaSpaces
1 8 (7.14%) Twisted
1 8 (7.14%) Akka
1 8 (7.14%) gevent
2 7 (6.25%) XML
3 5 (4.46%) .NET
3 5 (4.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (3.57%) OpenMP
5 3 (2.68%) SWT
5 3 (2.68%) GWT
5 3 (2.68%) Struts
5 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.68%) Backbone.js
5 3 (2.68%) OpenCL
6 2 (1.79%) REST
6 2 (1.79%) Web Services
6 2 (1.79%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.79%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (8.93%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.14%) Physics
5 2 (1.79%) IPTV
5 2 (1.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.89%) Verilog
6 1 (0.89%) PMI
6 1 (0.89%) EMV
6 1 (0.89%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.89%) Derivative
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.89%) SystemC
6 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 50 (44.64%) Linux
2 25 (22.32%) Windows
3 18 (16.07%) UNIX
4 6 (5.36%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (4.46%) AIX
5 5 (4.46%) HPUX
5 5 (4.46%) Windows CE
6 3 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (99.11%) Software Engineering
2 17 (15.18%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (12.50%) OO
3 14 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.50%) SDLC
4 12 (10.71%) Content Analysis
4 12 (10.71%) Video Content Analysis
5 11 (9.82%) Image Processing
6 10 (8.93%) UML
6 10 (8.93%) Video Analytics
6 10 (8.93%) Analytics
7 9 (8.04%) TDD
8 8 (7.14%) Data Management
8 8 (7.14%) Open Source
9 7 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.25%) Scrum
9 7 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
10 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.36%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) C
2 90 (80.36%) C++
3 33 (29.46%) Embedded C
4 24 (21.43%) Python
5 13 (11.61%) C#
6 11 (9.82%) Java
6 11 (9.82%) SQL
7 10 (8.93%) Perl
8 9 (8.04%) Go
9 8 (7.14%) Embedded C++
9 8 (7.14%) Scala
10 6 (5.36%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.46%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.68%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.79%) VB6
13 2 (1.79%) VB
14 1 (0.89%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.89%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 45 (40.18%) Degree
2 16 (14.29%) PhD
3 5 (4.46%) HNC
3 5 (4.46%) HND
4 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.68%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) ISO 9001
2 3 (2.68%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.61%) Firmware
2 8 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (7.14%) Docker
3 5 (4.46%) NFS
4 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle
1 8 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.68%) VMware
3 2 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (0.89%) Green Hills
4 1 (0.89%) Renesas
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