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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 91 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing C 3224 3298 3488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.91% 2.87% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 5.62% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2454 2535 2674
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,000
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
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 3087 £45,000 - 734
London +6 1144 £60,000 +9.09% 194
South East -7 659 £45,000 +5.88% 149
South West +15 371 £40,000 +14.28% 75
East of England -4 358 £42,500 +6.25% 138
City of London +23 299 £65,000 +8.33% 75
Gloucestershire +10 179 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Hampshire +2 155 £42,500 - 18
Cambridgeshire -9 151 £51,250 +28.12% 87
Surrey -9 150 £47,500 +5.55% 27
North West +7 147 £37,750 -5.62% 54
Berkshire +11 136 £45,000 -10.00% 24
Cambridge -3 128 £55,000 +37.50% 70
Yorkshire +21 121 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Hertfordshire +9 112 £40,000 - 18
East Midlands -4 111 £35,000 -12.50% 32
West Midlands -21 110 £35,000 -6.66% 46
Manchester +9 96 £37,500 - 33
Bristol -17 82 £40,000 +3.22% 19
West Yorkshire +32 69 £40,000 +8.84% 11
Reading +1 69 £45,000 +1.69% 13
Watford +12 67 £40,000 -13.51% 4
Oxfordshire +8 60 £41,250 +17.85% 29
West Sussex -25 58 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Scotland -50 53 £40,000 +6.66% 29
Dorset +14 52 £32,500 +12.06% 10
Walton-on-Thames -2 51 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Essex +14 46 £45,000 +19.20% 15
Leeds +29 44 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Cheshire +4 42 £46,250 +15.62% 16

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3134 (49.14%) C++
2 1988 (31.17%) Software Engineering
3 1853 (29.05%) Linux
4 1808 (28.35%) Java
5 1750 (27.44%) Degree
6 1338 (20.98%) C#
7 1335 (20.93%) Windows
8 1263 (19.80%) Finance
9 1261 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
10 1176 (18.44%) Python
11 1155 (18.11%) SQL
12 937 (14.69%) Computer Science
13 908 (14.24%) .NET
14 876 (13.73%) UNIX
15 870 (13.64%) Security Cleared
16 787 (12.34%) HTML
17 761 (11.93%) Oracle
18 731 (11.46%) JavaScript
19 705 (11.05%) Microsoft
20 661 (10.36%) SQL Server
21 656 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
22 631 (9.89%) OO
23 576 (9.03%) Perl
24 572 (8.97%) Mathematics
25 560 (8.78%) Project Management
26 523 (8.20%) SDLC
27 511 (8.01%) Banking
28 466 (7.31%) Embedded C
29 464 (7.28%) Electronics
30 449 (7.04%) CSS

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 131 (2.05%) Apache
2 121 (1.90%) IIS
3 107 (1.68%) Node.js
4 102 (1.60%) SharePoint
5 96 (1.51%) MS Exchange
6 86 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 79 (1.24%) WebSphere
8 73 (1.14%) SAS
9 65 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 64 (1.00%) CMS
11 56 (0.88%) Apache Pig
12 47 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
13 40 (0.63%) JBoss
14 38 (0.60%) MQSeries
15 37 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
16 32 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
17 27 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
18 23 (0.36%) Apache Spark
19 21 (0.33%) WordPress
19 21 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 422 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 257 (4.03%) MS Office
3 100 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 81 (1.27%) MS Project
5 64 (1.00%) Simulink
6 51 (0.80%) MS Visio
7 34 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
8 33 (0.52%) TargetLink
9 27 (0.42%) Photoshop
10 11 (0.17%) InfoPath
11 9 (0.14%) Fireworks
11 9 (0.14%) AutoCAD
12 8 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
13 7 (0.11%) SPSS
13 7 (0.11%) Siemens NX
14 6 (0.094%) PTC Creo
14 6 (0.094%) Solid Edge
14 6 (0.094%) Revit
14 6 (0.094%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 38 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 27 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 23 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.34%) SAP SCM
5 21 (0.33%) SAP APO
5 21 (0.33%) SAP R/3
6 20 (0.31%) RMDS
7 18 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 17 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
9 16 (0.25%) Advent Geneva
9 16 (0.25%) HiPortfolio
10 15 (0.24%) Decalog
10 15 (0.24%) LongView
10 15 (0.24%) HiInvest
10 15 (0.24%) HiPerformance
10 15 (0.24%) LatentZero
10 15 (0.24%) Tesseract
10 15 (0.24%) Minerva
10 15 (0.24%) Sentinel
10 15 (0.24%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 161 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 139 (2.18%) SaaS
3 88 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 83 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 42 (0.66%) Office 365
6 23 (0.36%) IaaS
7 18 (0.28%) PaaS
8 16 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 16 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (0.14%) GitHub
11 8 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.13%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.094%) Taleo
12 6 (0.094%) Responsys
13 5 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.047%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.031%) Amazon CloudSearch
15 2 (0.031%) Trello
15 2 (0.031%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 405 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 216 (3.39%) Firewall
3 191 (2.99%) Internet
4 173 (2.71%) Ethernet
5 152 (2.38%) HTTP
6 143 (2.24%) Wireless
7 128 (2.01%) SAN
8 117 (1.83%) WAN
9 90 (1.41%) VPN
10 85 (1.33%) LAN
11 82 (1.29%) DNS
12 72 (1.13%) VoIP
13 71 (1.11%) Network Security
14 54 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
15 53 (0.83%) Bluetooth
16 47 (0.74%) DHCP
17 40 (0.63%) LDAP
18 39 (0.61%) MPLS
18 39 (0.61%) BGP
18 39 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 661 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 378 (5.93%) MySQL
3 326 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 219 (3.43%) RDBMS
5 187 (2.93%) Oracle Database
6 179 (2.81%) Big Data
7 165 (2.59%) MongoDB
8 125 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
9 112 (1.76%) Hadoop
10 89 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 80 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 78 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
13 71 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
14 57 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 52 (0.82%) Apache Hive
16 49 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 49 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 46 (0.72%) Data Mining
18 44 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 41 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 263 (4.12%) Subversion
2 252 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 235 (3.68%) Visual Studio
4 191 (2.99%) JIRA
5 136 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 107 (1.68%) Eclipse
7 93 (1.46%) Selenium
8 88 (1.38%) Maven
9 87 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 71 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
11 61 (0.96%) LabVIEW
12 51 (0.80%) ProC
13 50 (0.78%) JUnit
13 50 (0.78%) Cucumber
14 42 (0.66%) TeamCity
15 41 (0.64%) LoadRunner
16 39 (0.61%) WebDriver
17 38 (0.60%) Xcode
18 37 (0.58%) Ant
19 35 (0.55%) ClearCase
General
1 1263 (19.80%) Finance
2 511 (8.01%) Banking
3 464 (7.28%) Electronics
4 376 (5.90%) Telecoms
5 322 (5.05%) Retail
6 253 (3.97%) Manufacturing
7 226 (3.54%) Automotive
8 192 (3.01%) Marketing
9 127 (1.99%) Games
10 114 (1.79%) Military
11 91 (1.43%) Aerospace
12 80 (1.25%) Financial Institution
13 66 (1.03%) Investment Banking
14 62 (0.97%) Publishing
15 61 (0.96%) Legal
16 56 (0.88%) Back Office
17 49 (0.77%) Front Office
18 43 (0.67%) Multimedia
19 38 (0.60%) Advertising
20 31 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 1705 (26.73%) Developer
2 1373 (21.53%) Software Engineer
3 491 (7.70%) Analyst
4 383 (6.01%) Software Developer
5 343 (5.38%) C++ Developer
6 339 (5.32%) Consultant
7 319 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 298 (4.67%) Architect
9 239 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 221 (3.47%) Graduate
11 203 (3.18%) Senior Software Engineer
12 181 (2.84%) Java Developer
13 180 (2.82%) Support Engineer
14 146 (2.29%) Junior
15 145 (2.27%) Programmer
16 143 (2.24%) C# Developer
17 142 (2.23%) Team Leader
18 139 (2.18%) Project Manager
19 135 (2.12%) C Developer
20 131 (2.05%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 908 (14.24%) .NET
2 787 (12.34%) HTML
3 449 (7.04%) CSS
4 390 (6.11%) XML
5 269 (4.22%) Web Services
6 256 (4.01%) HTML5
7 238 (3.73%) ASP.NET
8 228 (3.57%) Spring
9 227 (3.56%) J2EE
10 212 (3.32%) jQuery
11 179 (2.81%) REST
12 173 (2.71%) Hibernate
13 167 (2.62%) Middleware
14 156 (2.45%) STL
14 156 (2.45%) CSS3
15 123 (1.93%) SOAP
16 119 (1.87%) .NET Framework
17 108 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
18 106 (1.66%) WPF
18 106 (1.66%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 937 (14.69%) Computer Science
2 656 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 572 (8.97%) Mathematics
4 331 (5.19%) Algorithms
5 251 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 223 (3.50%) Embedded Systems
7 212 (3.32%) Physics
8 205 (3.21%) Mobile App
9 177 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 154 (2.41%) Data Structures
11 130 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
12 127 (1.99%) Data Centre
13 122 (1.91%) Device Driver
14 121 (1.90%) User Experience
15 111 (1.74%) Visualisation
16 98 (1.54%) VHDL
17 85 (1.33%) Replication
18 78 (1.22%) Blackberry
19 73 (1.14%) Clustering
20 70 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1853 (29.05%) Linux
2 1335 (20.93%) Windows
3 876 (13.73%) UNIX
4 401 (6.29%) Android
5 288 (4.52%) Apple iOS
6 175 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 145 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
8 113 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 105 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 101 (1.58%) Mac OS X
11 92 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 77 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 65 (1.02%) Solaris
14 52 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 46 (0.72%) Windows XP
16 42 (0.66%) AIX
17 40 (0.63%) CentOS
18 38 (0.60%) Ubuntu
18 38 (0.60%) VxWorks
19 32 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1988 (31.17%) Software Engineering
2 1261 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 631 (9.89%) OO
4 560 (8.78%) Project Management
5 523 (8.20%) SDLC
6 392 (6.15%) Scrum
7 383 (6.01%) ITIL
8 378 (5.93%) TDD
9 370 (5.80%) Mentoring
10 335 (5.25%) UML
11 287 (4.50%) Information Security
11 287 (4.50%) Multithreading
12 286 (4.48%) OOD
13 255 (4.00%) Cyber Security
14 244 (3.83%) OOP
15 239 (3.75%) MVC
16 228 (3.57%) Configuration Management
17 221 (3.47%) Continuous Integration
18 220 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
19 218 (3.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3134 (49.14%) C++
2 1808 (28.35%) Java
3 1338 (20.98%) C#
4 1176 (18.44%) Python
5 1155 (18.11%) SQL
6 731 (11.46%) JavaScript
7 576 (9.03%) Perl
8 466 (7.31%) Embedded C
9 388 (6.08%) PHP
10 298 (4.67%) Ruby
11 294 (4.61%) Embedded C++
12 263 (4.12%) Bash Shell
13 229 (3.59%) Shell Script
14 219 (3.43%) VB
15 188 (2.95%) PL/SQL
16 180 (2.82%) Objective-C
17 166 (2.60%) MATLAB
18 164 (2.57%) Assembly Language
19 113 (1.77%) VB.NET
20 98 (1.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1750 (27.44%) Degree
2 870 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 439 (6.88%) SC Cleared
4 425 (6.66%) DV Cleared
5 142 (2.23%) PhD
6 101 (1.58%) ISEB
7 100 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 95 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
9 92 (1.44%) CISSP
10 91 (1.43%) ISTQB
11 64 (1.00%) MCSE
12 57 (0.89%) CCNA
13 56 (0.88%) MCP
14 44 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
15 39 (0.61%) GIAC
16 37 (0.58%) CCNP
17 36 (0.56%) PMI Certification
18 33 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 31 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
20 29 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (4.72%) QA
2 94 (1.47%) SLA
3 63 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 34 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (0.45%) COBIT
6 29 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 27 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 23 (0.36%) JSP 440
9 18 (0.28%) JTAG
10 17 (0.27%) ISO 9000
10 17 (0.27%) Solvency II
11 15 (0.24%) DO-178B
12 12 (0.19%) TickIT
13 10 (0.16%) MiFID
14 9 (0.14%) EMIR
14 9 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (0.11%) PMBOK
15 7 (0.11%) HIPAA
15 7 (0.11%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 363 (5.69%) Firmware
2 297 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 228 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 91 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.64%) vSphere
6 36 (0.56%) Terminal Services
7 29 (0.45%) VMware ESX
8 26 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
9 25 (0.39%) Docker
10 22 (0.34%) HDFS
11 18 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 18 (0.28%) XenApp
12 16 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 16 (0.25%) NFS
13 14 (0.22%) Xen
14 13 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
15 12 (0.19%) KVM
16 11 (0.17%) Snort
16 11 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 60 (0.94%) Puppet
2 42 (0.66%) Tivoli
3 41 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 38 (0.60%) Nagios
5 36 (0.56%) Hyperic
6 34 (0.53%) Legato
6 34 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 33 (0.52%) SCCM
8 29 (0.45%) Nessus
9 26 (0.41%) Nmap
10 25 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (0.38%) Data Guard
12 23 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
13 19 (0.30%) SELinux
13 19 (0.30%) NetBackup
14 16 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 14 (0.22%) SCOM
16 13 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
17 12 (0.19%) WSUS
18 11 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 761 (11.93%) Oracle
2 705 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 357 (5.60%) VMware
4 219 (3.43%) Cisco
5 193 (3.03%) EMC
6 184 (2.88%) HP
7 154 (2.41%) IBM
8 126 (1.98%) SAP
9 122 (1.91%) NetApp
10 113 (1.77%) Red Hat
11 91 (1.43%) Citrix
12 77 (1.21%) Bloomberg
13 61 (0.96%) Sybase
14 52 (0.82%) Google
15 51 (0.80%) Symantec
16 49 (0.77%) SolarWinds
17 48 (0.75%) TIBCO
18 43 (0.67%) Apple
18 43 (0.67%) Juniper
19 42 (0.66%) Perforce
England
CharityJob
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lockton Companies
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £15500.00 - £17500.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago