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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C Software Engineer
Rank 851 804 741
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 40 85 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.079% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.084% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 39 79 149
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 £25,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,352 £48,500 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -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
106380 101290 110833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.35% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 86308 84102 94334
Average salary £45,000 £43,164 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.56%
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 1 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 1 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 -74 32 £35,000 -6.66% 6
South East +4 14 £32,500 -10.34% 2
London -2 8 £53,629 +78.76%
Wales - 8 £34,000 - 1
South Wales - 7 £34,000 - 1
South West -16 5 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Hampshire - 5 £47,500 -
Somerset -8 4 £28,500 -24.00% 1
East Midlands -10 4 £22,500 +4.65% 1
Surrey -12 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Bath -13 4 £28,500 -24.00% 1
Cwmbran - 4 £34,000 - 1
Torfaen - 4 £34,000 - 1
Berkshire +9 3 £30,000 -7.69%
Nottinghamshire +6 3 £22,500 +4.65%
Nottingham +4 3 £22,500 +4.65%
Portsmouth - 3 £25,000 -
Newport - 3 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £30,000 -
Guildford +6 2 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Leatherhead - 2 £32,500 -
Dartford - 2 £50,000 -
Kent - 2 £50,000 -
City of London - 2 £40,000 -
Swindon +1 1 £37,500 - 1
Wiltshire -8 1 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -21 1 £40,000 -
East of England -51 1 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £40,000 -

C Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 132 (100.00%) C
2 123 (93.18%) Software Engineering
3 107 (81.06%) C++
4 63 (47.73%) Degree
4 63 (47.73%) Linux
5 45 (34.09%) Computer Science
6 38 (28.79%) UNIX
7 37 (28.03%) Windows
8 32 (24.24%) Embedded C
9 29 (21.97%) C#
10 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (18.94%) Electronics
12 20 (15.15%) OO
13 19 (14.39%) TCP/IP
14 18 (13.64%) Java
15 15 (11.36%) Perl
15 15 (11.36%) Multithreading
15 15 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (10.61%) OOD
17 13 (9.85%) Device Driver
17 13 (9.85%) Subversion
18 12 (9.09%) Scrum
18 12 (9.09%) Mathematics
19 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (8.33%) Wireless
19 11 (8.33%) Embedded C++
19 11 (8.33%) OOP
19 11 (8.33%) SQL
20 10 (7.58%) Python
20 10 (7.58%) GPRS

C Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 4 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.39%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.33%) Wireless
3 10 (7.58%) GPRS
3 10 (7.58%) GSM
4 8 (6.06%) FTP
4 8 (6.06%) HTTP
5 5 (3.79%) Internet
5 5 (3.79%) SMS
5 5 (3.79%) SSL
6 4 (3.03%) Bluetooth
6 4 (3.03%) Wireshark
7 3 (2.27%) Kerberos
7 3 (2.27%) Ethernet
7 3 (2.27%) LDAP
8 2 (1.52%) WAN
8 2 (1.52%) LAN
8 2 (1.52%) 802.15
8 2 (1.52%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.76%) tcpdump
9 1 (0.76%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.79%) DB2
4 2 (1.52%) Informix
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Subversion
2 8 (6.06%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.30%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.30%) JIRA
4 5 (3.79%) ClearCase
5 4 (3.03%) TestLink
5 4 (3.03%) Fiddler
6 3 (2.27%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.52%) ProC
8 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (18.94%) Electronics
2 10 (7.58%) Games
3 8 (6.06%) Retail
4 7 (5.30%) Finance
5 6 (4.55%) Banking
6 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.03%) Multimedia
8 3 (2.27%) Automotive
8 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) Web Services
1 8 (6.06%) XML
2 5 (3.79%) REST
2 5 (3.79%) SOAP
2 5 (3.79%) JMS
3 3 (2.27%) Qt
3 3 (2.27%) OpenGL
3 3 (2.27%) DirectX
4 2 (1.52%) STL
4 2 (1.52%) MFC
4 2 (1.52%) Android SDK
5 1 (0.76%) WCF
5 1 (0.76%) WPF
5 1 (0.76%) CGI
5 1 (0.76%) .NET
5 1 (0.76%) Swing
5 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (34.09%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.36%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (9.85%) Device Driver
4 12 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (7.58%) Algorithms
7 8 (6.06%) DTV
8 6 (4.55%) Cryptography
8 6 (4.55%) Physics
9 5 (3.79%) Open Source
9 5 (3.79%) EMV
9 5 (3.79%) EFT
10 4 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (3.03%) IPTV
11 1 (0.76%) Robotics
11 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 63 (47.73%) Linux
2 38 (28.79%) UNIX
3 37 (28.03%) Windows
4 8 (6.06%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.03%) Android
5 4 (3.03%) CentOS
5 4 (3.03%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.76%) OpenWrt
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.76%) AIX
6 1 (0.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (93.18%) Software Engineering
2 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.15%) OO
4 15 (11.36%) Multithreading
5 14 (10.61%) OOD
6 12 (9.09%) Scrum
7 11 (8.33%) OOP
8 10 (7.58%) TDD
9 8 (6.06%) Image Processing
10 7 (5.30%) Signal Processing
11 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.55%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.79%) Functional Programming
12 5 (3.79%) Low Latency
12 5 (3.79%) CAD
13 4 (3.03%) Quality Management
13 4 (3.03%) Regression Testing
13 4 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (3.03%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (100.00%) C
2 107 (81.06%) C++
3 32 (24.24%) Embedded C
4 29 (21.97%) C#
5 18 (13.64%) Java
6 15 (11.36%) Perl
7 11 (8.33%) Embedded C++
7 11 (8.33%) SQL
8 10 (7.58%) Python
9 9 (6.82%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.82%) Korn
10 6 (4.55%) Ruby
11 4 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.52%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.76%) Haskell
13 1 (0.76%) Erlang
13 1 (0.76%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 63 (47.73%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) CCA
2 5 (3.79%) PhD
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (3.03%) Firmware
2 3 (2.27%) NFS
3 1 (0.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (4.55%) Oracle
2 4 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.76%) HP
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