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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 107 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Permanent jobs citing C 2971 3501 4034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.65% 3.20% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.27% 5.99% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2798 3255
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
56390 58446 63333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.35% 53.38% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 48386 49378 55869
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 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 19 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
(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 -19 2802 £45,000 +5.88% 579
London -21 926 £60,000 +9.09% 147
South East -5 740 £42,500 -3.40% 121
East of England -5 484 £42,500 +6.25% 99
Cambridgeshire -2 322 £45,000 +9.09% 75
Cambridge -3 300 £45,000 +5.88% 65
City of London -7 232 £60,000 -4.00% 69
South West -15 231 £40,000 +6.66% 58
Surrey -1 168 £45,000 +8.43% 33
Hampshire 0 165 £41,500 -2.35% 16
Berkshire -8 125 £50,000 +11.11% 28
North West -64 117 £40,000 -11.11% 46
East Midlands +17 109 £37,500 +4.16% 39
Hertfordshire -19 91 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Yorkshire -34 90 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Bristol -2 89 £40,000 +14.28% 19
West Midlands -41 80 £37,500 +4.16% 35
Oxfordshire +17 75 £40,000 +6.66% 23
Scotland -2 75 £36,250 -2.02% 13
Gloucestershire -10 74 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Reading +20 72 £47,500 +7.95% 7
West Sussex -9 71 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Manchester -61 61 £38,500 -0.64% 26
West Yorkshire -26 54 £43,250 +15.33% 14
Wales -1 53 £35,500 +1.42% 17
Buckinghamshire -13 51 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Cheshire -6 44 £40,000 -20.00% 11
South Wales 0 40 £35,000 - 10
Nottinghamshire +11 39 £30,000 -10.44% 9
Essex -3 38 £42,500 -1.16% 9

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3202 (51.25%) C++
2 2009 (32.15%) Degree
3 1964 (31.43%) Software Engineering
4 1809 (28.95%) Java
5 1716 (27.46%) Linux
6 1402 (22.44%) C#
7 1248 (19.97%) Finance
8 1167 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
9 1148 (18.37%) Windows
10 1136 (18.18%) Python
11 1009 (16.15%) Computer Science
12 994 (15.91%) SQL
13 878 (14.05%) UNIX
14 823 (13.17%) .NET
15 805 (12.88%) JavaScript
16 794 (12.71%) OO
17 722 (11.56%) Microsoft
18 682 (10.92%) HTML
19 676 (10.82%) Mathematics
20 605 (9.68%) Security Cleared
21 559 (8.95%) Oracle
22 530 (8.48%) SQL Server
23 519 (8.31%) Project Management
24 511 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
25 501 (8.02%) XML
26 497 (7.95%) Perl
27 487 (7.79%) MS Excel
28 466 (7.46%) Multithreading
29 451 (7.22%) Electronics
30 425 (6.80%) Algorithms

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 132 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 97 (1.55%) IIS
3 92 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 82 (1.31%) Tomcat
5 79 (1.26%) Apache
6 76 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 63 (1.01%) Node.js
8 60 (0.96%) SAS
9 56 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 46 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 45 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 45 (0.72%) CMS
12 40 (0.64%) MQSeries
13 39 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
14 38 (0.61%) Confluence
15 34 (0.54%) JBoss
16 31 (0.50%) OpenStack
17 27 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
18 26 (0.42%) GlassFish
19 25 (0.40%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 487 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 295 (4.72%) MS Office
3 65 (1.04%) Simulink
4 63 (1.01%) MS Project
5 51 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 28 (0.45%) TargetLink
8 25 (0.40%) SPSS
8 25 (0.40%) Photoshop
9 17 (0.27%) Stateflow
10 14 (0.22%) AutoCAD
11 12 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.18%) Maya
12 11 (0.18%) 3ds Max
12 11 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 9 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.14%) Doxygen
14 7 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
15 5 (0.080%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.080%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 84 (1.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 54 (0.86%) SAP R/3
3 51 (0.82%) SAP SCM
4 50 (0.80%) SAP APO
5 30 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
6 29 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 22 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
8 17 (0.27%) Magento
9 14 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
10 12 (0.19%) SAP BPC
11 10 (0.16%) Agresso
12 9 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 7 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
14 7 (0.11%) Markit EDM
14 7 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
15 6 (0.096%) LabWindows
15 6 (0.096%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 104 (1.66%) SaaS
2 65 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 53 (0.85%) Office 365
5 35 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (0.42%) PaaS
7 16 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (0.22%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.19%) IaaS
10 11 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
11 6 (0.096%) Route 53
12 5 (0.080%) GitHub
12 5 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.080%) Taleo
13 4 (0.064%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.048%) Jelastic
14 3 (0.048%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.032%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.032%) Force.com
15 2 (0.032%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 387 (6.19%) TCP/IP
2 259 (4.15%) Internet
3 187 (2.99%) Ethernet
4 182 (2.91%) HTTP
5 175 (2.80%) Wireless
6 169 (2.70%) Firewall
7 109 (1.74%) LAN
7 109 (1.74%) WAN
8 107 (1.71%) DNS
9 78 (1.25%) VPN
10 73 (1.17%) SAN
11 71 (1.14%) VoIP
12 63 (1.01%) GSM
13 56 (0.90%) DHCP
14 53 (0.85%) ADSL
15 51 (0.82%) SSL
15 51 (0.82%) Network Security
16 48 (0.77%) VLAN
17 46 (0.74%) Intranet
18 44 (0.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 530 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 280 (4.48%) MySQL
3 171 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 128 (2.05%) Big Data
5 97 (1.55%) Hadoop
6 93 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 85 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 67 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 66 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 62 (0.99%) MongoDB
10 62 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 58 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 50 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 50 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
13 49 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 44 (0.70%) QlikView
15 38 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
15 38 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
16 36 (0.58%) Apache Hive
17 33 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 265 (4.24%) Git (software)
2 260 (4.16%) Subversion
3 255 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 114 (1.82%) JIRA
5 95 (1.52%) Maven
5 95 (1.52%) Jenkins
6 94 (1.50%) Eclipse
7 71 (1.14%) JUnit
8 66 (1.06%) ClearCase
8 66 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
9 63 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 60 (0.96%) Ant
11 48 (0.77%) LabVIEW
11 48 (0.77%) Selenium
12 40 (0.64%) NUnit
13 38 (0.61%) ProC
14 34 (0.54%) Bugzilla
15 33 (0.53%) Mercurial
15 33 (0.53%) WebDriver
15 33 (0.53%) Cucumber
General
1 1248 (19.97%) Finance
2 451 (7.22%) Electronics
3 377 (6.03%) Banking
4 365 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 236 (3.78%) Retail
6 220 (3.52%) Marketing
7 188 (3.01%) Manufacturing
8 186 (2.98%) Aerospace
9 172 (2.75%) Automotive
10 110 (1.76%) Financial Institution
11 105 (1.68%) Games
12 99 (1.58%) Advertising
13 95 (1.52%) Investment Banking
14 83 (1.33%) Military
15 69 (1.10%) Multimedia
16 62 (0.99%) Legal
16 62 (0.99%) Front Office
17 46 (0.74%) Back Office
18 42 (0.67%) Billing
19 32 (0.51%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1960 (31.37%) Developer
2 1373 (21.98%) Software Engineer
3 485 (7.76%) C++ Developer
4 482 (7.71%) Software Developer
5 421 (6.74%) Analyst
6 388 (6.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 355 (5.68%) Consultant
8 295 (4.72%) Senior Developer
9 292 (4.67%) Java Developer
10 259 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
11 213 (3.41%) Architect
12 203 (3.25%) C Developer
13 194 (3.10%) Graduate
14 155 (2.48%) Junior
15 153 (2.45%) Project Manager
16 150 (2.40%) Programmer
17 146 (2.34%) Support Engineer
18 144 (2.30%) C# Developer
19 142 (2.27%) Web Developer
20 122 (1.95%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 823 (13.17%) .NET
2 682 (10.92%) HTML
3 501 (8.02%) XML
4 411 (6.58%) CSS
5 391 (6.26%) Web Services
6 245 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 218 (3.49%) J2EE
8 206 (3.30%) jQuery
9 187 (2.99%) HTML5
10 163 (2.61%) Spring
11 156 (2.50%) STL
12 139 (2.22%) .NET Framework
13 133 (2.13%) RESTful
14 132 (2.11%) SOAP
15 115 (1.84%) REST
16 108 (1.73%) Middleware
17 107 (1.71%) JSP
18 95 (1.52%) WCF
18 95 (1.52%) WPF
19 94 (1.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1009 (16.15%) Computer Science
2 676 (10.82%) Mathematics
3 511 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
4 425 (6.80%) Algorithms
5 366 (5.86%) Embedded Systems
6 231 (3.70%) Physics
7 201 (3.22%) Open Source
8 188 (3.01%) Management Information System
9 164 (2.62%) Device Driver
10 152 (2.43%) Mobile App
11 150 (2.40%) User Experience
12 122 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
13 117 (1.87%) Data Structures
14 102 (1.63%) Visualisation
15 101 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 83 (1.33%) Blackberry
16 83 (1.33%) iPad
17 79 (1.26%) Client/Server
18 75 (1.20%) iPhone
19 74 (1.18%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1716 (27.46%) Linux
2 1148 (18.37%) Windows
3 878 (14.05%) UNIX
4 384 (6.15%) Android
5 293 (4.69%) Apple iOS
6 161 (2.58%) Embedded Linux
7 148 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 105 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 100 (1.60%) Mac OS X
10 99 (1.58%) Solaris
11 74 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 65 (1.04%) AIX
13 64 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 54 (0.86%) Mac OS
14 54 (0.86%) HPUX
15 51 (0.82%) Windows Phone
16 49 (0.78%) Windows 7
17 38 (0.61%) CentOS
18 36 (0.58%) Windows XP
19 32 (0.51%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1964 (31.43%) Software Engineering
2 1167 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
3 794 (12.71%) OO
4 519 (8.31%) Project Management
5 466 (7.46%) Multithreading
6 376 (6.02%) Scrum
7 345 (5.52%) ITIL
7 345 (5.52%) Mentoring
8 320 (5.12%) OOD
9 316 (5.06%) UML
10 291 (4.66%) TDD
11 277 (4.43%) OOP
12 213 (3.41%) Analytics
13 202 (3.23%) Configuration Management
14 198 (3.17%) E-Commerce
15 191 (3.06%) MVC
15 191 (3.06%) Unit Testing
16 190 (3.04%) Validation
17 186 (2.98%) Business Development
18 182 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3202 (51.25%) C++
2 1809 (28.95%) Java
3 1402 (22.44%) C#
4 1136 (18.18%) Python
5 994 (15.91%) SQL
6 805 (12.88%) JavaScript
7 497 (7.95%) Perl
8 424 (6.79%) Embedded C
9 363 (5.81%) PHP
10 240 (3.84%) Ruby
11 235 (3.76%) Embedded C++
12 220 (3.52%) Shell Script
13 207 (3.31%) Assembly Language
14 206 (3.30%) Bash Shell
15 171 (2.74%) MATLAB
16 158 (2.53%) Objective-C
16 158 (2.53%) VB
17 123 (1.97%) PL/SQL
18 96 (1.54%) PowerShell
19 90 (1.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2009 (32.15%) Degree
2 605 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 378 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 219 (3.51%) DV Cleared
5 162 (2.59%) PhD
6 90 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 77 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 69 (1.10%) CISSP
9 68 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 66 (1.06%) HND
11 56 (0.90%) CCNA
12 53 (0.85%) MCP
13 44 (0.70%) ISEB
14 41 (0.66%) MCSE
15 34 (0.54%) HNC
16 33 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 31 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 31 (0.50%) ISTQB
18 27 (0.43%) PMP
19 26 (0.42%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (3.86%) QA
2 131 (2.10%) SLA
3 130 (2.08%) ISO 9001
4 44 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.62%) JTAG
6 34 (0.54%) JSP 440
7 30 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 29 (0.46%) IEC 61508
9 26 (0.42%) DO-178B
10 22 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
11 18 (0.29%) EMIR
11 18 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 17 (0.27%) ISO 9000
13 11 (0.18%) Solvency II
14 9 (0.14%) Basel II
14 9 (0.14%) COBIT
15 5 (0.080%) Basel III
16 4 (0.064%) Data Quality
16 4 (0.064%) CRD IV
16 4 (0.064%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 271 (4.34%) Firmware
2 182 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 179 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 67 (1.07%) Hyper-V
5 39 (0.62%) vSphere
6 26 (0.42%) NFS
7 25 (0.40%) Terminal Services
8 20 (0.32%) HDFS
9 18 (0.29%) Xen
10 16 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.22%) VirtualBox
11 14 (0.22%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.18%) Samba
12 11 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.16%) XenApp
13 10 (0.16%) XenServer
14 9 (0.14%) Snort
15 8 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
15 8 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 82 (1.31%) Puppet
2 76 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (0.62%) Nagios
4 25 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (0.35%) SCCM
6 20 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 17 (0.27%) OpenView
7 17 (0.27%) SCOM
7 17 (0.27%) Ansible
8 14 (0.22%) SELinux
8 14 (0.22%) Control-M
9 12 (0.19%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
11 9 (0.14%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.14%) WSUS
12 8 (0.13%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.13%) Graphite
13 7 (0.11%) Salt
13 7 (0.11%) SCOrch
13 7 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 722 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 559 (8.95%) Oracle
3 224 (3.59%) VMware
4 162 (2.59%) SAP
5 152 (2.43%) HP
6 129 (2.06%) Cisco
7 123 (1.97%) IBM
8 91 (1.46%) EMC
9 89 (1.42%) Red Hat
10 66 (1.06%) Citrix
11 63 (1.01%) Google
12 54 (0.86%) Dell
12 54 (0.86%) Business Objects
13 47 (0.75%) BMC
14 44 (0.70%) NetApp
15 41 (0.66%) Adobe
16 40 (0.64%) Remedy
17 39 (0.62%) Apple
18 37 (0.59%) Atlassian
19 35 (0.56%) Perforce
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