The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 90 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing C 3329 3539 3868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.87% 3.29% 3.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 6.23% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2556 2719 3245
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59216 56802 62904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.01% 52.73% 53.72%
Number of salaries quoted 49643 48857 55174
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

C
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C within the UK.

C Salary Trend in the UK

C
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

C Salary Histogram in the UK

C
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 3101 £44,750 -0.55% 690
London -19 1114 £55,000 - 179
South East -2 768 £42,500 -5.55% 172
East of England -8 411 £40,000 -5.32% 95
City of London -3 295 £57,500 - 64
South West -18 281 £35,200 +0.57% 79
Cambridgeshire -6 230 £40,000 -5.88% 63
Cambridge -6 199 £40,000 -11.11% 51
Surrey +4 172 £45,000 - 32
Hampshire -5 170 £43,000 +1.77% 26
North West -33 142 £40,000 - 52
Berkshire -13 131 £47,500 +4.39% 40
West Midlands -6 119 £37,500 -5.06% 32
East Midlands +29 111 £40,000 +23.07% 31
Scotland -2 108 £37,500 - 26
West Sussex +7 102 £42,500 +3.65% 10
Hertfordshire -2 99 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Yorkshire -71 97 £40,000 +21.21% 26
Manchester -26 91 £37,500 - 26
Bristol -20 88 £37,500 +15.38% 27
Gloucestershire +1 80 £37,500 - 17
Reading +4 66 £43,500 -13.00% 16
Edinburgh +16 65 £38,500 - 6
Wales +19 60 £37,500 - 15
North East +31 51 £27,500 -16.66% 9
East Sussex -21 49 £42,500 -3.40% 7
Crawley +18 48 £45,000 +9.75% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 48 £40,000 - 9
Oxfordshire +7 45 £35,000 -12.50% 21
Brighton -19 44 £40,000 -9.09% 6

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing C also 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 that cited C.

1 3779 (54.09%) C++
2 2351 (33.65%) Software Engineering
3 2298 (32.89%) Degree
4 2264 (32.41%) Java
5 2059 (29.47%) Linux
6 1625 (23.26%) C#
7 1460 (20.90%) Finance
8 1355 (19.40%) SQL
9 1330 (19.04%) Windows
10 1281 (18.34%) Python
11 1232 (17.64%) Computer Science
12 1109 (15.87%) UNIX
13 1011 (14.47%) .NET
14 942 (13.48%) OO
15 885 (12.67%) JavaScript
16 800 (11.45%) Oracle
17 793 (11.35%) Microsoft
18 755 (10.81%) HTML
19 728 (10.42%) Mathematics
20 667 (9.55%) XML
21 645 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
22 630 (9.02%) SQL Server
23 594 (8.50%) Security Cleared
24 574 (8.22%) Perl
25 539 (7.72%) Project Management
26 534 (7.64%) Multithreading
27 532 (7.62%) Telecoms
28 513 (7.34%) Android
29 510 (7.30%) MS Excel
30 472 (6.76%) Electronics

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing C also 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 that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 131 (1.88%) SharePoint
1 131 (1.88%) Apache
2 130 (1.86%) Tomcat
3 84 (1.20%) IIS
4 82 (1.17%) WebLogic
4 82 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 77 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 60 (0.86%) Node.js
7 54 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
8 46 (0.66%) MQSeries
8 46 (0.66%) CMS
9 45 (0.64%) SAS
10 36 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 35 (0.50%) Confluence
12 32 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 29 (0.42%) OpenStack
14 27 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
15 25 (0.36%) GlassFish
16 24 (0.34%) Tuxedo
17 22 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 510 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 260 (3.72%) MS Office
3 60 (0.86%) MS Project
4 57 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 48 (0.69%) Simulink
6 33 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 32 (0.46%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.23%) AutoCAD
9 14 (0.20%) TargetLink
10 12 (0.17%) SPSS
10 12 (0.17%) Stateflow
11 9 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.11%) InDesign
12 8 (0.11%) Maya
12 8 (0.11%) Mathematica
13 7 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
13 7 (0.10%) 3ds Max
14 6 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (0.072%) Acrobat
16 4 (0.057%) Stata
Business Applications
1 100 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 52 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 50 (0.72%) SAP R/3
4 44 (0.63%) SAP SCM
5 43 (0.62%) SAP APO
6 20 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.20%) Magento
8 13 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
9 12 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 12 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
11 10 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 10 (0.14%) Agresso
12 9 (0.13%) PORTIA
12 9 (0.13%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
13 8 (0.11%) MultiFonds
14 7 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
14 7 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 102 (1.46%) SaaS
2 66 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (0.77%) Office 365
4 38 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (0.29%) PaaS
6 19 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.13%) GitHub
8 9 (0.13%) IaaS
9 8 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.11%) Taleo
10 5 (0.072%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.043%) Jelastic
12 2 (0.029%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.029%) Route 53
12 2 (0.029%) Force.com
13 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.014%) Heroku
13 1 (0.014%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 395 (5.65%) TCP/IP
2 256 (3.66%) Internet
3 214 (3.06%) Ethernet
4 213 (3.05%) HTTP
5 192 (2.75%) Wireless
6 171 (2.45%) Firewall
7 145 (2.08%) LAN
8 113 (1.62%) SAN
9 106 (1.52%) DNS
10 104 (1.49%) VoIP
11 96 (1.37%) VPN
12 86 (1.23%) WAN
13 82 (1.17%) Network Security
14 72 (1.03%) DHCP
15 70 (1.00%) SSL
16 62 (0.89%) GSM
17 49 (0.70%) VLAN
18 46 (0.66%) ADSL
18 46 (0.66%) CTI
19 42 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 630 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 293 (4.19%) MySQL
3 271 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 141 (2.02%) RDBMS
5 110 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 97 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 94 (1.35%) Big Data
7 94 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
8 88 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 68 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 67 (0.96%) NoSQL
11 66 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
12 57 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 55 (0.79%) MongoDB
13 55 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 42 (0.60%) OLTP
15 41 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
16 40 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
17 38 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
18 35 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 389 (5.57%) Subversion
2 313 (4.48%) Visual Studio
3 258 (3.69%) Git (software)
4 133 (1.90%) Maven
5 121 (1.73%) Jenkins
6 109 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 108 (1.55%) Ant
8 105 (1.50%) JIRA
9 96 (1.37%) Selenium
10 86 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 81 (1.16%) JUnit
12 79 (1.13%) ClearCase
13 64 (0.92%) Cucumber
14 63 (0.90%) Rational DOORS
14 63 (0.90%) WebDriver
15 62 (0.89%) Xcode
16 49 (0.70%) Bugzilla
16 49 (0.70%) GDB
17 46 (0.66%) Hudson
18 42 (0.60%) Mercurial
General
1 1460 (20.90%) Finance
2 532 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 472 (6.76%) Electronics
4 385 (5.51%) Banking
5 288 (4.12%) Retail
6 253 (3.62%) Manufacturing
7 207 (2.96%) Marketing
8 197 (2.82%) Games
9 152 (2.18%) Aerospace
10 134 (1.92%) Financial Institution
11 132 (1.89%) Advertising
12 117 (1.67%) Investment Banking
13 114 (1.63%) Military
14 110 (1.57%) Automotive
15 99 (1.42%) Front Office
16 66 (0.94%) Multimedia
17 54 (0.77%) Back Office
18 50 (0.72%) Legal
19 46 (0.66%) Publishing
20 45 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2404 (34.41%) Developer
2 1580 (22.62%) Software Engineer
3 602 (8.62%) C++ Developer
4 499 (7.14%) Analyst
5 490 (7.01%) Software Developer
6 389 (5.57%) Consultant
7 368 (5.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 325 (4.65%) Java Developer
9 317 (4.54%) C Developer
10 304 (4.35%) Senior Developer
11 272 (3.89%) Graduate
12 262 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
13 258 (3.69%) Programmer
14 234 (3.35%) C++ Software Engineer
15 229 (3.28%) Junior
16 207 (2.96%) C# Developer
17 165 (2.36%) Architect
18 162 (2.32%) C Software Engineer
19 148 (2.12%) Project Manager
20 145 (2.08%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1011 (14.47%) .NET
2 755 (10.81%) HTML
3 667 (9.55%) XML
4 459 (6.57%) Web Services
5 434 (6.21%) CSS
6 295 (4.22%) J2EE
7 281 (4.02%) ASP.NET
8 239 (3.42%) jQuery
9 234 (3.35%) Spring
10 208 (2.98%) STL
11 163 (2.33%) HTML5
12 161 (2.30%) WCF
13 158 (2.26%) SOAP
14 155 (2.22%) Middleware
15 142 (2.03%) JSP
16 141 (2.02%) .NET Framework
17 129 (1.85%) RESTful
18 126 (1.80%) Qt
19 125 (1.79%) OpenGL
20 121 (1.73%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1232 (17.64%) Computer Science
2 728 (10.42%) Mathematics
3 379 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
4 301 (4.31%) Firmware
5 279 (3.99%) Physics
6 244 (3.49%) Open Source
7 223 (3.19%) Device Driver
8 215 (3.08%) Mobile App
9 161 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 141 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 140 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 121 (1.73%) iPhone
13 118 (1.69%) VHDL
14 116 (1.66%) Visualisation
15 114 (1.63%) iPad
16 107 (1.53%) Blackberry
17 95 (1.36%) Client/Server
18 84 (1.20%) Digital Media
19 77 (1.10%) Derivative
19 77 (1.10%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2059 (29.47%) Linux
2 1330 (19.04%) Windows
3 1109 (15.87%) UNIX
4 513 (7.34%) Android
5 344 (4.92%) Apple iOS
6 199 (2.85%) Embedded Linux
7 134 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 112 (1.60%) Solaris
8 112 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 84 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 82 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 68 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 66 (0.94%) AIX
13 63 (0.90%) Windows 7
14 53 (0.76%) Mac OS
15 52 (0.74%) HPUX
15 52 (0.74%) Windows Phone
16 46 (0.66%) Debian
17 40 (0.57%) Windows XP
18 39 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2351 (33.65%) Software Engineering
2 942 (13.48%) OO
3 645 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
4 539 (7.72%) Project Management
5 534 (7.64%) Multithreading
6 471 (6.74%) TDD
7 411 (5.88%) Scrum
8 359 (5.14%) UML
9 314 (4.49%) ITIL
10 288 (4.12%) OOD
11 287 (4.11%) OOP
12 270 (3.86%) Unit Testing
13 250 (3.58%) Configuration Management
14 233 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
15 227 (3.25%) Analytics
16 218 (3.12%) MVC
17 215 (3.08%) E-Commerce
18 204 (2.92%) Waterfall
19 200 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
20 199 (2.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3779 (54.09%) C++
2 2264 (32.41%) Java
3 1625 (23.26%) C#
4 1355 (19.40%) SQL
5 1281 (18.34%) Python
6 885 (12.67%) JavaScript
7 574 (8.22%) Perl
8 439 (6.28%) Embedded C
9 433 (6.20%) PHP
10 333 (4.77%) Ruby
11 253 (3.62%) Objective-C
12 252 (3.61%) Embedded C++
13 250 (3.58%) Shell Script
14 206 (2.95%) Assembly Language
15 196 (2.81%) Bash Shell
16 189 (2.71%) MATLAB
17 180 (2.58%) VB
18 142 (2.03%) PL/SQL
19 87 (1.25%) T-SQL
20 85 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2298 (32.89%) Degree
2 594 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 272 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 179 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 147 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
6 145 (2.08%) PhD
7 89 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 73 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 70 (1.00%) CCDA
10 66 (0.94%) CISSP
11 63 (0.90%) CCDP
12 56 (0.80%) ISEB
13 54 (0.77%) CCNA
14 51 (0.73%) HND
15 40 (0.57%) MCP
16 39 (0.56%) MCSE
17 37 (0.53%) CEH
18 30 (0.43%) ISTQB
19 29 (0.42%) PMP
20 26 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (4.01%) QA
2 134 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 104 (1.49%) SLA
4 53 (0.76%) JTAG
5 33 (0.47%) ISO 9000
6 32 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 26 (0.37%) IEC 61508
7 26 (0.37%) DO-178B
8 22 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
10 16 (0.23%) EMIR
11 13 (0.19%) COBIT
11 13 (0.19%) JSP 440
11 13 (0.19%) TickIT
12 10 (0.14%) Basel III
13 9 (0.13%) Data Quality
14 7 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.072%) HL7
16 4 (0.057%) COREP
16 4 (0.057%) FINREP
System Software
1 158 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 154 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 76 (1.09%) Hyper-V
4 32 (0.46%) NFS
4 32 (0.46%) vSphere
5 22 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (0.31%) VMware ESX
5 22 (0.31%) Terminal Services
6 20 (0.29%) XenApp
7 17 (0.24%) KVM
8 16 (0.23%) Xen
9 14 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.13%) Nmap
11 8 (0.11%) Samba
12 7 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
12 7 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.086%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.086%) XenServer
14 5 (0.072%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 89 (1.27%) Puppet
2 72 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.53%) Nagios
4 34 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 33 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 20 (0.29%) Control-M
6 20 (0.29%) OpenView
7 19 (0.27%) SCOM
8 14 (0.20%) Data Guard
8 14 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (0.19%) Legato
10 11 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 10 (0.14%) SCCM
12 9 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
13 7 (0.10%) YUM
14 6 (0.086%) HP SIM
15 5 (0.072%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 5 (0.072%) HP NNM
15 5 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 800 (11.45%) Oracle
2 793 (11.35%) Microsoft
3 255 (3.65%) HP
4 196 (2.81%) VMware
5 183 (2.62%) Cisco
6 151 (2.16%) SAP
7 131 (1.88%) IBM
8 124 (1.77%) Red Hat
9 81 (1.16%) EMC
10 73 (1.04%) JBoss
11 71 (1.02%) Google
12 69 (0.99%) Perforce
13 64 (0.92%) Apple
14 57 (0.82%) Citrix
15 51 (0.73%) TIBCO
16 47 (0.67%) NetApp
16 47 (0.67%) Dell
17 46 (0.66%) Business Objects
18 41 (0.59%) Sybase
18 41 (0.59%) BT
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Bens!
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bens!
Posted: 1 hour ago
South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Talent Spa
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 1 hour ago
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + career, benefits, bonuses,
Posted: 1 hour ago
UK
JPS Selection
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Upto 36,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago