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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 111 98 76
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -22
Permanent jobs citing C 2783 2976 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.63% 2.90% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.21% 5.43% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2184 2405 3088
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
53381 54777 60119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.39% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45852 46039 52799
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 £28,500 £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 30 January 2015 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 30 January 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
(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 -14 2565 £45,000 +5.88% 829
London -12 867 £60,000 +4.34% 197
South East -17 609 £42,500 - 192
East of England +1 456 £42,500 +6.25% 147
Cambridgeshire -2 293 £45,000 +12.50% 108
Cambridge -3 269 £45,000 +20.00% 102
South West -9 227 £40,000 +6.66% 111
City of London -9 206 £62,500 - 79
Hampshire -17 150 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Surrey -4 136 £45,000 - 61
North West -13 125 £39,000 -8.23% 57
Berkshire -20 107 £47,500 +11.76% 40
Hertfordshire -5 88 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Manchester -7 87 £37,500 -3.84% 39
Scotland +7 86 £36,875 -8.38% 20
East Midlands -3 86 £40,000 +11.11% 38
Yorkshire -18 85 £35,500 +1.42% 30
West Midlands -43 83 £37,500 - 35
Bristol +5 77 £40,000 +14.28% 28
Wales +1 72 £35,500 -5.33% 16
West Sussex -4 68 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Gloucestershire -7 67 £39,000 -2.50% 27
South Wales +1 54 £39,000 +11.42% 15
Essex +5 53 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Reading +1 51 £46,250 +18.58% 12
Oxfordshire -15 51 £40,000 - 17
South Yorkshire +29 45 £33,500 -9.45% 1
Derbyshire +10 40 £40,000 +11.11% 12
West Yorkshire -31 40 £40,000 +14.28% 25
Torfaen +11 36 £42,500 +13.33%

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2981 (50.39%) C++
2 1870 (31.61%) Software Engineering
3 1840 (31.10%) Degree
4 1635 (27.64%) Java
5 1618 (27.35%) Linux
6 1255 (21.21%) C#
7 1155 (19.52%) Finance
8 1120 (18.93%) Windows
9 1087 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 1022 (17.28%) Python
11 968 (16.36%) Computer Science
12 911 (15.40%) SQL
13 803 (13.57%) UNIX
14 793 (13.40%) .NET
15 760 (12.85%) JavaScript
16 744 (12.58%) OO
17 709 (11.98%) Microsoft
18 666 (11.26%) HTML
19 665 (11.24%) Security Cleared
20 614 (10.38%) Mathematics
21 524 (8.86%) SQL Server
22 516 (8.72%) Project Management
23 506 (8.55%) Oracle
24 505 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
25 482 (8.15%) Perl
26 473 (8.00%) MS Excel
27 452 (7.64%) XML
28 449 (7.59%) Electronics
29 444 (7.51%) SC Cleared
30 429 (7.25%) Multithreading

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 145 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 97 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 93 (1.57%) IIS
4 78 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 77 (1.30%) Apache
6 76 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 61 (1.03%) SAS
8 59 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 58 (0.98%) Node.js
10 50 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 45 (0.76%) CMS
12 40 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 37 (0.63%) MQSeries
14 34 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
15 32 (0.54%) Confluence
16 30 (0.51%) JBoss
17 29 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
18 28 (0.47%) Apache Pig
19 26 (0.44%) OpenStack
20 24 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 473 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 278 (4.70%) MS Office
3 67 (1.13%) MS Project
4 53 (0.90%) Simulink
5 43 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 39 (0.66%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.42%) TargetLink
8 22 (0.37%) SPSS
9 21 (0.35%) Photoshop
10 13 (0.22%) Maya
10 13 (0.22%) 3ds Max
10 13 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
11 12 (0.20%) AutoCAD
12 10 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (0.17%) Stateflow
13 9 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
13 9 (0.15%) Doxygen
14 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.10%) Mathematica
16 5 (0.085%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 68 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 49 (0.83%) SAP R/3
3 47 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
4 45 (0.76%) SAP APO
4 45 (0.76%) SAP SCM
5 32 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 30 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 19 (0.32%) Magento
8 14 (0.24%) SAP BPC
9 13 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.12%) Summit
12 7 (0.12%) ION MarketView
12 7 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
13 6 (0.10%) LabWindows
14 5 (0.085%) Markit EDM
14 5 (0.085%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 102 (1.72%) SaaS
2 65 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
4 45 (0.76%) Office 365
5 36 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 28 (0.47%) PaaS
7 23 (0.39%) Yammer
8 20 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 18 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.20%) IaaS
10 12 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.068%) Route 53
12 3 (0.051%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.034%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.034%) Trello
14 1 (0.017%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.017%) GitHub
14 1 (0.017%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 403 (6.81%) TCP/IP
2 238 (4.02%) Internet
3 173 (2.92%) HTTP
4 168 (2.84%) Ethernet
5 165 (2.79%) Wireless
6 158 (2.67%) Firewall
7 116 (1.96%) DNS
8 109 (1.84%) LAN
9 104 (1.76%) WAN
10 70 (1.18%) SAN
11 67 (1.13%) VPN
12 57 (0.96%) VoIP
12 57 (0.96%) DHCP
13 56 (0.95%) GSM
14 48 (0.81%) ADSL
14 48 (0.81%) SSL
15 45 (0.76%) Intranet
16 44 (0.74%) Network Security
17 43 (0.73%) VLAN
18 42 (0.71%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 266 (4.50%) MySQL
3 150 (2.54%) Big Data
4 139 (2.35%) Relational Database
5 99 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 88 (1.49%) Hadoop
8 70 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 59 (1.00%) NoSQL
11 57 (0.96%) MongoDB
12 54 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 52 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
14 45 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 42 (0.71%) Apache Hive
16 39 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
16 39 (0.66%) QlikView
17 30 (0.51%) HBase
17 30 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
17 30 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 238 (4.02%) Git (software)
2 217 (3.67%) Subversion
3 214 (3.62%) Visual Studio
4 122 (2.06%) JIRA
5 105 (1.77%) Jenkins
6 102 (1.72%) Maven
7 91 (1.54%) Eclipse
8 64 (1.08%) JUnit
9 57 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 54 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
10 54 (0.91%) LabVIEW
11 50 (0.85%) Ant
12 42 (0.71%) Selenium
12 42 (0.71%) ClearCase
13 36 (0.61%) ProC
13 36 (0.61%) NUnit
14 35 (0.59%) LoadRunner
15 34 (0.57%) Hudson
16 31 (0.52%) Bugzilla
17 28 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 1155 (19.52%) Finance
2 449 (7.59%) Electronics
3 388 (6.56%) Banking
4 319 (5.39%) Telecoms
5 218 (3.68%) Retail
6 216 (3.65%) Marketing
7 178 (3.01%) Automotive
8 170 (2.87%) Manufacturing
9 153 (2.59%) Aerospace
10 98 (1.66%) Investment Banking
11 93 (1.57%) Financial Institution
12 86 (1.45%) Advertising
12 86 (1.45%) Games
13 76 (1.28%) Legal
13 76 (1.28%) Military
14 68 (1.15%) Multimedia
15 63 (1.06%) Front Office
16 44 (0.74%) Billing
17 40 (0.68%) Back Office
18 32 (0.54%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1758 (29.72%) Developer
2 1292 (21.84%) Software Engineer
3 456 (7.71%) Software Developer
4 435 (7.35%) C++ Developer
5 395 (6.68%) Analyst
6 375 (6.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 331 (5.59%) Consultant
8 258 (4.36%) Senior Developer
9 248 (4.19%) Java Developer
10 240 (4.06%) Architect
11 238 (4.02%) Senior Software Engineer
12 167 (2.82%) Graduate
13 165 (2.79%) C Developer
14 156 (2.64%) Project Manager
15 155 (2.62%) Support Engineer
16 143 (2.42%) Programmer
16 143 (2.42%) Web Developer
17 122 (2.06%) C++ Software Engineer
18 120 (2.03%) Systems Engineer
19 113 (1.91%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 793 (13.40%) .NET
2 666 (11.26%) HTML
3 452 (7.64%) XML
4 392 (6.63%) CSS
5 384 (6.49%) Web Services
6 252 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 220 (3.72%) jQuery
8 199 (3.36%) J2EE
9 186 (3.14%) HTML5
10 167 (2.82%) Spring
11 165 (2.79%) STL
12 133 (2.25%) .NET Framework
13 131 (2.21%) REST
14 127 (2.15%) SOAP
15 124 (2.10%) RESTful
16 109 (1.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 107 (1.81%) Middleware
18 102 (1.72%) WPF
19 98 (1.66%) WCF
19 98 (1.66%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 968 (16.36%) Computer Science
2 614 (10.38%) Mathematics
3 505 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 375 (6.34%) Algorithms
5 333 (5.63%) Embedded Systems
6 220 (3.72%) Physics
7 190 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 164 (2.77%) Open Source
9 145 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 139 (2.35%) Device Driver
11 129 (2.18%) User Experience
12 117 (1.98%) Data Structures
12 117 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
13 101 (1.71%) Visualisation
14 91 (1.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 74 (1.25%) Blackberry
16 70 (1.18%) VHDL
17 68 (1.15%) Client/Server
18 67 (1.13%) iPhone
18 67 (1.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1618 (27.35%) Linux
2 1120 (18.93%) Windows
3 803 (13.57%) UNIX
4 320 (5.41%) Android
5 258 (4.36%) Apple iOS
6 152 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 140 (2.37%) Embedded Linux
8 107 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 107 (1.81%) Mac OS X
9 93 (1.57%) Solaris
10 81 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 56 (0.95%) Windows 7
11 56 (0.95%) Mac OS
12 49 (0.83%) AIX
13 45 (0.76%) HPUX
14 44 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 41 (0.69%) CentOS
16 40 (0.68%) Windows Phone
17 36 (0.61%) VxWorks
18 32 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1870 (31.61%) Software Engineering
2 1087 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 744 (12.58%) OO
4 516 (8.72%) Project Management
5 429 (7.25%) Multithreading
6 351 (5.93%) Scrum
7 344 (5.81%) OOD
8 341 (5.76%) ITIL
9 323 (5.46%) Mentoring
10 312 (5.27%) UML
11 264 (4.46%) OOP
12 258 (4.36%) TDD
13 218 (3.68%) Analytics
14 196 (3.31%) MVC
15 190 (3.21%) E-Commerce
16 181 (3.06%) Unit Testing
17 174 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 173 (2.92%) Validation
19 165 (2.79%) Configuration Management
20 157 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2981 (50.39%) C++
2 1635 (27.64%) Java
3 1255 (21.21%) C#
4 1022 (17.28%) Python
5 911 (15.40%) SQL
6 760 (12.85%) JavaScript
7 482 (8.15%) Perl
8 424 (7.17%) Embedded C
9 329 (5.56%) PHP
10 257 (4.34%) Embedded C++
11 225 (3.80%) Shell Script
12 211 (3.57%) Bash Shell
13 199 (3.36%) Ruby
14 191 (3.23%) Assembly Language
15 159 (2.69%) MATLAB
16 153 (2.59%) Objective-C
17 146 (2.47%) VB
18 109 (1.84%) PL/SQL
19 80 (1.35%) PowerShell
20 71 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1840 (31.10%) Degree
2 665 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 444 (7.51%) SC Cleared
4 245 (4.14%) DV Cleared
5 148 (2.50%) PhD
6 98 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 83 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
8 67 (1.13%) CCNA
9 65 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 63 (1.06%) HND
11 61 (1.03%) ISEB
12 51 (0.86%) MCP
13 50 (0.85%) CISSP
14 43 (0.73%) MCSE
15 36 (0.61%) HNC
15 36 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 32 (0.54%) ISTQB
16 32 (0.54%) PMP
17 30 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
17 30 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (3.89%) QA
2 130 (2.20%) SLA
3 117 (1.98%) ISO 9001
4 46 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 42 (0.71%) JTAG
6 41 (0.69%) JSP 440
7 31 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 27 (0.46%) IEC 61508
9 20 (0.34%) DO-178B
9 20 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
11 14 (0.24%) EMIR
12 13 (0.22%) ISO 9000
13 12 (0.20%) Solvency II
14 9 (0.15%) Basel II
14 9 (0.15%) COBIT
15 6 (0.10%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.085%) ISO 8583
16 5 (0.085%) GAMP
17 3 (0.051%) TickIT
System Software
1 267 (4.51%) Firmware
2 202 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 194 (3.28%) Active Directory
4 62 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 44 (0.74%) vSphere
6 27 (0.46%) NFS
6 27 (0.46%) HDFS
7 22 (0.37%) Xen
8 20 (0.34%) VirtualBox
9 19 (0.32%) Terminal Services
10 15 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 14 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (0.20%) Varnish
13 11 (0.19%) VMware ESX
13 11 (0.19%) XenServer
14 10 (0.17%) XenApp
14 10 (0.17%) Samba
15 9 (0.15%) Docker
16 8 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
16 8 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 76 (1.28%) Puppet
2 69 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (0.66%) Nagios
4 30 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.44%) SCCM
6 19 (0.32%) SCOM
7 18 (0.30%) Tivoli
8 17 (0.29%) Ansible
9 13 (0.22%) Salt
9 13 (0.22%) OpenView
10 12 (0.20%) SELinux
11 10 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
11 10 (0.17%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.15%) Control-M
13 8 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
13 8 (0.14%) Data Guard
13 8 (0.14%) WSUS
13 8 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 8 (0.14%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.14%) Graphite
Vendors
1 709 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 506 (8.55%) Oracle
3 248 (4.19%) VMware
4 152 (2.57%) SAP
5 141 (2.38%) Cisco
6 136 (2.30%) HP
7 124 (2.10%) IBM
8 95 (1.61%) EMC
9 80 (1.35%) Citrix
10 76 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 65 (1.10%) Remedy
12 61 (1.03%) NetApp
13 57 (0.96%) Business Objects
14 56 (0.95%) BMC
15 55 (0.93%) Google
16 46 (0.78%) Dell
17 41 (0.69%) Perforce
18 40 (0.68%) Apple
19 37 (0.63%) Adobe
20 35 (0.59%) Cognos
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 12K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PAW Associates
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum C£35k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday