The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 96 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing C 2844 3184 3385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.91% 2.90% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.54% 5.69% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2186 2420 2599
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
51360 55978 59974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.57% 51.01% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44489 47727 50341
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 2703 £47,500 +5.55% 456
South East +34 858 £47,500 +5.55% 89
London -27 836 £65,000 +8.33% 136
South West -11 284 £43,000 +7.50% 46
East of England -7 278 £40,000 -5.88% 70
Oxfordshire +41 194 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Berkshire +39 180 £50,000 +11.11% 16
Cambridgeshire +10 171 £40,000 -20.00% 58
Gloucestershire -2 167 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Hampshire +7 157 £40,000 -5.88% 21
City of London -22 154 £70,000 +7.69% 33
Surrey +17 148 £47,500 - 11
Cambridge +9 146 £40,000 -20.00% 55
West Midlands +14 124 £40,000 +7.38% 23
Yorkshire +21 116 £42,500 +13.33% 21
Reading +38 110 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East Midlands 0 92 £42,500 +21.42% 21
Scotland +42 78 £47,500 +18.75% 5
West Sussex +16 74 £47,500 +5.55% 3
North West -44 74 £41,000 +9.33% 29
Oxford +28 68 £47,500 +5.55% 3
West Yorkshire +17 60 £40,000 - 14
Hertfordshire -27 56 £40,000 - 6
Leeds +32 45 £40,000 - 11
Crawley +13 43 £55,000 -5.17% 1
Birmingham +4 43 £42,500 +19.71% 8
Manchester -53 43 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Abingdon +18 42 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Kent +49 41 £28,500 -28.75% 4
Cheltenham -8 40 £45,000 +28.57% 10

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for C.

1 2944 (51.01%) C++
2 1817 (31.49%) Software Engineering
3 1772 (30.71%) Java
4 1694 (29.35%) Linux
5 1676 (29.04%) Degree
6 1350 (23.39%) Python
7 1262 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
8 1096 (18.99%) Windows
9 1062 (18.40%) Finance
10 952 (16.50%) SQL
11 945 (16.37%) C#
12 883 (15.30%) Security Cleared
13 873 (15.13%) Computer Science
14 863 (14.95%) Unix
15 638 (11.06%) Microsoft
16 596 (10.33%) JavaScript
17 582 (10.08%) Mathematics
18 561 (9.72%) Perl
19 547 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
20 543 (9.41%) HTML
21 488 (8.46%) Oracle
22 486 (8.42%) OO
23 475 (8.23%) Telecoms
24 464 (8.04%) SC Cleared
25 463 (8.02%) .NET
26 460 (7.97%) SDLC
27 459 (7.95%) DV Cleared
28 441 (7.64%) Scrum
29 428 (7.42%) Electronics
30 421 (7.30%) XML

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 159 (2.76%) Apache
2 99 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 96 (1.66%) Tomcat
4 76 (1.32%) IIS
5 70 (1.21%) JBoss
6 68 (1.18%) Apache Pig
6 68 (1.18%) Apache Spark
6 68 (1.18%) WebSphere
7 63 (1.09%) WebLogic
8 57 (0.99%) CMS
9 50 (0.87%) nginx
10 46 (0.80%) SAS
11 40 (0.69%) Confluence
12 38 (0.66%) SharePoint
13 33 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
14 32 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
15 30 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
16 29 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
17 28 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
17 28 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 361 (6.26%) MS Excel
2 199 (3.45%) MS Office
3 78 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (0.69%) Simulink
5 19 (0.33%) TargetLink
6 18 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (0.24%) MS Project
7 14 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 11 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
9 8 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.14%) OrCAD
10 6 (0.10%) 3ds Max
10 6 (0.10%) Maya
11 5 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.069%) GNU Octave
12 4 (0.069%) InDesign
12 4 (0.069%) SPSS
13 3 (0.052%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 56 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 30 (0.52%) Finacle
2 30 (0.52%) Temenos T24
3 29 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 27 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 22 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
5 22 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
5 22 (0.38%) SAP ERP
6 18 (0.31%) assyst
7 16 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (0.26%) Maximo
8 15 (0.26%) SAP GRC
9 12 (0.21%) thinkFolio
10 11 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (0.19%) Sonata
11 9 (0.16%) RMDS
12 8 (0.14%) LatentZero
12 8 (0.14%) Misys Opics
12 8 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 184 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (1.98%) SaaS
4 59 (1.02%) Office 365
5 50 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 50 (0.87%) IaaS
6 45 (0.78%) PaaS
7 40 (0.69%) GitHub
8 18 (0.31%) Mimecast
9 17 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 7 (0.12%) MailChimp
13 6 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.10%) Google Apps
13 6 (0.10%) Slack
14 5 (0.087%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.087%) Azure Active Directory
15 4 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 354 (6.13%) TCP/IP
2 221 (3.83%) Firewall
3 199 (3.45%) Internet
4 166 (2.88%) Wireless
5 155 (2.69%) Network Security
6 153 (2.65%) HTTP
7 125 (2.17%) DNS
8 121 (2.10%) WAN
9 119 (2.06%) LAN
10 113 (1.96%) VoIP
11 100 (1.73%) Ethernet
12 92 (1.59%) SSL
13 83 (1.44%) VPN
14 70 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
15 64 (1.11%) SAN
16 61 (1.06%) MPLS
17 57 (0.99%) DHCP
18 55 (0.95%) VLAN
19 51 (0.88%) LDAP
20 38 (0.66%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 326 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 296 (5.13%) MySQL
3 234 (4.05%) Big Data
4 178 (3.08%) Hadoop
5 161 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 131 (2.27%) MongoDB
7 119 (2.06%) Oracle Database
8 115 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 101 (1.75%) RDBMS
10 87 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
11 74 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
12 72 (1.25%) Apache Hive
13 53 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 52 (0.90%) GIS
15 51 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 45 (0.78%) Data Mining
16 45 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
17 44 (0.76%) QlikView
18 43 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
19 28 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 285 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 210 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 200 (3.47%) Subversion
4 176 (3.05%) JIRA
5 133 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 87 (1.51%) Eclipse
7 76 (1.32%) Maven
8 71 (1.23%) Selenium
9 67 (1.16%) Metasploit
10 50 (0.87%) LabVIEW
11 49 (0.85%) Cucumber
12 44 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 43 (0.75%) Ant
14 41 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 39 (0.68%) JUnit
16 36 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
17 33 (0.57%) Hudson
18 26 (0.45%) InstallShield
18 26 (0.45%) Mercurial
19 24 (0.42%) Xcode
General
1 1062 (18.40%) Finance
2 475 (8.23%) Telecoms
3 428 (7.42%) Electronics
4 329 (5.70%) Banking
5 186 (3.22%) Automotive
6 177 (3.07%) Retail
7 166 (2.88%) Aerospace
8 156 (2.70%) Games
9 155 (2.69%) Marketing
10 153 (2.65%) Manufacturing
11 102 (1.77%) Investment Banking
12 84 (1.46%) Back Office
12 84 (1.46%) Front Office
13 78 (1.35%) Military
14 63 (1.09%) Advertising
15 54 (0.94%) Financial Institution
16 49 (0.85%) Legal
17 47 (0.81%) Publishing
18 33 (0.57%) Law
19 28 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1512 (26.20%) Developer
2 1075 (18.63%) Software Engineer
3 513 (8.89%) C++ Developer
4 480 (8.32%) Embedded Engineer
5 464 (8.04%) Analyst
6 396 (6.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 389 (6.74%) Software Developer
8 385 (6.67%) Consultant
9 380 (6.58%) C++ Software Engineer
10 291 (5.04%) C Developer
10 291 (5.04%) C Software Engineer
11 271 (4.70%) Architect
12 254 (4.40%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 235 (4.07%) Java Developer
14 227 (3.93%) Graduate
14 227 (3.93%) Senior Developer
15 198 (3.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
16 195 (3.38%) Embedded C Engineer
17 188 (3.26%) C/C++ Developer
18 178 (3.08%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (9.41%) HTML
2 463 (8.02%) .NET
3 421 (7.30%) XML
4 350 (6.06%) CSS
5 284 (4.92%) Web Services
6 197 (3.41%) jQuery
7 166 (2.88%) J2EE
8 153 (2.65%) ASP.NET
9 132 (2.29%) HTML5
9 132 (2.29%) JSON
10 125 (2.17%) Qt
10 125 (2.17%) STL
11 113 (1.96%) Spring
12 106 (1.84%) AngularJS
13 102 (1.77%) RESTful
14 101 (1.75%) OpenGL
15 98 (1.70%) SOAP
16 93 (1.61%) Ajax
16 93 (1.61%) Hibernate
17 92 (1.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 873 (15.13%) Computer Science
2 582 (10.08%) Mathematics
3 547 (9.48%) Analytical Skills
4 362 (6.27%) Algorithms
5 273 (4.73%) Physics
6 230 (3.99%) Embedded Systems
7 199 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 191 (3.31%) Management Information System
9 167 (2.89%) Data Centre
10 128 (2.22%) Mobile App
10 128 (2.22%) Visualisation
11 120 (2.08%) Device Driver
12 105 (1.82%) User Experience
13 96 (1.66%) VHDL
14 88 (1.52%) Hedge funds
15 83 (1.44%) Data Structures
16 80 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
17 72 (1.25%) Derivative
18 66 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 63 (1.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1694 (29.35%) Linux
2 1096 (18.99%) Windows
3 863 (14.95%) Unix
4 269 (4.66%) Android
5 172 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 170 (2.95%) Windows Server
7 124 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
8 116 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
9 101 (1.75%) VxWorks
10 97 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 88 (1.52%) Mac OS X
12 77 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 69 (1.20%) CentOS
13 69 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 61 (1.06%) Solaris
15 57 (0.99%) Windows 7
16 38 (0.66%) AIX
17 37 (0.64%) Ubuntu
18 30 (0.52%) Mac OS
19 25 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1817 (31.49%) Software Engineering
2 1262 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (8.42%) OO
4 460 (7.97%) SDLC
5 441 (7.64%) Scrum
6 412 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 377 (6.53%) Project Management
8 362 (6.27%) Cybersecurity
9 360 (6.24%) Multithreading
10 308 (5.34%) ITIL
11 289 (5.01%) UML
12 277 (4.80%) TDD
13 270 (4.68%) Information Security
14 266 (4.61%) Penetration Testing
15 244 (4.23%) DevOps
16 229 (3.97%) Validation
17 226 (3.92%) Open Source
18 219 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
19 208 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
20 202 (3.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2944 (51.01%) C++
2 1772 (30.71%) Java
3 1350 (23.39%) Python
4 952 (16.50%) SQL
5 945 (16.37%) C#
6 596 (10.33%) JavaScript
7 561 (9.72%) Perl
8 387 (6.71%) PHP
9 369 (6.39%) Embedded C
10 319 (5.53%) Bash Shell
11 307 (5.32%) Ruby
12 220 (3.81%) Embedded C++
13 193 (3.34%) Shell Script
14 184 (3.19%) MATLAB
15 155 (2.69%) Objective-C
16 141 (2.44%) Assembly Language
17 131 (2.27%) VB
18 128 (2.22%) PL/SQL
19 95 (1.65%) Scala
20 94 (1.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1676 (29.04%) Degree
2 883 (15.30%) Security Cleared
3 464 (8.04%) SC Cleared
4 459 (7.95%) DV Cleared
5 177 (3.07%) PhD
6 167 (2.89%) CISSP
7 132 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
8 110 (1.91%) CEH
9 106 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
10 105 (1.82%) CREST Certified
11 95 (1.65%) ISEB
12 93 (1.61%) CCNA
13 78 (1.35%) CISM
14 70 (1.21%) GIAC
15 63 (1.09%) MCSE
15 63 (1.09%) OSCP
16 56 (0.97%) SANS
17 53 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
17 53 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
18 50 (0.87%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (5.37%) QA
2 149 (2.58%) SLA
3 103 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (1.11%) ISO 9001
5 60 (1.04%) MISRA
6 50 (0.87%) PCI DSS
7 41 (0.71%) MISRA C
8 37 (0.64%) ISO13485
9 36 (0.62%) COBIT
10 28 (0.49%) DICOM
11 25 (0.43%) JSP 440
12 16 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.23%) DO-178B
13 13 (0.23%) ISO22301
14 10 (0.17%) IEC 61508
14 10 (0.17%) ISO27002
14 10 (0.17%) Solvency II
15 8 (0.14%) Def Stans
15 8 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 8 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 307 (5.32%) Firmware
2 231 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 72 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 53 (0.92%) Docker
6 33 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 30 (0.52%) vSphere
8 28 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 27 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
10 26 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 18 (0.31%) NFS
12 16 (0.28%) Snort
13 15 (0.26%) KVM
13 15 (0.26%) Xen
14 12 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
15 10 (0.17%) HDFS
15 10 (0.17%) Samba
16 9 (0.16%) XenApp
17 8 (0.14%) XenDesktop
18 7 (0.12%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 149 (2.58%) Puppet
2 117 (2.03%) Nessus
3 108 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (1.59%) Nmap
5 76 (1.32%) Ansible
6 42 (0.73%) Nagios
7 34 (0.59%) OpenVAS
8 27 (0.47%) SCOM
9 26 (0.45%) yum
10 24 (0.42%) SCCM
11 21 (0.36%) OpenAM
12 19 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
13 17 (0.29%) QRadar
14 16 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.26%) HAProxy
16 14 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 12 (0.21%) SELinux
18 9 (0.16%) Control-M
19 8 (0.14%) Tivoli
20 7 (0.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 638 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 488 (8.46%) Oracle
3 262 (4.54%) VMware
4 165 (2.86%) Cisco
5 131 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 125 (2.17%) HP
7 95 (1.65%) SAP
8 90 (1.56%) IBM
9 72 (1.25%) EMC
10 60 (1.04%) SolarWinds
11 57 (0.99%) Qualys
11 57 (0.99%) Sophos
12 55 (0.95%) Citrix
13 51 (0.88%) Google
14 48 (0.83%) Atlassian
15 44 (0.76%) Coverity
16 43 (0.75%) Symantec
17 40 (0.69%) ArcSight
18 38 (0.66%) Dell
19 35 (0.61%) CheckPoint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Prospects
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £39000 - £44000 per annum + excellent holiday
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, + Large Pension, Relocation, PMI...
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £43,000 to £50,000 per annum plus v strong Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Prospects
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Payment Express
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30 - 40k Plus fantastic benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £350000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday