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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 98 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing C 3036 3213 3637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.94% 2.86% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 5.62% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2329 2432 2975
Average salary £46,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
53550 57203 62903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.85% 50.98% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 46286 48622 53234
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average 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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 +8 2855 £47,000 +6.81% 515
London -11 922 £62,500 +11.60% 131
South East +28 735 £45,000 +5.88% 114
East of England -5 369 £41,500 -4.04% 98
South West -8 326 £42,500 +10.38% 57
City of London -4 163 £70,000 +16.66% 36
Surrey +20 162 £45,000 -5.26% 28
Cambridgeshire -7 159 £43,750 -0.56% 67
Gloucestershire +6 157 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Berkshire +36 149 £46,250 -15.90% 27
East Midlands +55 145 £37,500 - 22
West Midlands -11 134 £36,000 -1.36% 20
Cambridge -5 130 £45,000 - 62
Hertfordshire +26 122 £37,500 -14.77% 10
North West +11 119 £47,500 +15.85% 36
Hampshire -28 117 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Oxfordshire +33 101 £65,250 +66.24% 23
West Sussex +32 93 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Yorkshire +14 84 £40,000 +11.11% 27
Manchester +11 80 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Bristol +10 77 £40,000 - 12
Wales +9 62 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Northamptonshire +47 58 £37,500 +70.45% 11
Scotland -47 57 £46,250 +20.12% 12
West Yorkshire +31 56 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Reading +32 54 £50,000 -9.09% 14
South Wales +5 54 £42,500 -8.10% 8
East Sussex +36 49 £47,500 +35.71% 4
Crawley +23 47 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheltenham +13 47 £47,500 +25.41% 8

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3015 (50.28%) C++
2 1921 (32.03%) Software Engineering
3 1782 (29.71%) Java
4 1769 (29.50%) Degree
5 1710 (28.51%) Linux
6 1228 (20.48%) Python
7 1161 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
8 1138 (18.98%) Windows
9 1086 (18.11%) Finance
10 1052 (17.54%) SQL
11 975 (16.26%) C#
12 923 (15.39%) Computer Science
13 919 (15.32%) Unix
14 916 (15.27%) Security Cleared
15 750 (12.51%) Microsoft
16 660 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
17 638 (10.64%) Oracle
18 608 (10.14%) JavaScript
19 585 (9.75%) .NET
20 557 (9.29%) HTML
21 549 (9.15%) Mathematics
22 536 (8.94%) OO
23 534 (8.90%) SQL Server
24 531 (8.85%) SC Cleared
25 524 (8.74%) Perl
26 479 (7.99%) Electronics
27 468 (7.80%) Telecoms
28 425 (7.09%) DV Cleared
29 423 (7.05%) SDLC
30 419 (6.99%) TCP/IP

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 128 (2.13%) Apache
2 105 (1.75%) Node.js
3 96 (1.60%) CMS
4 95 (1.58%) IIS
5 92 (1.53%) MS Exchange
5 92 (1.53%) SAS
6 88 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 77 (1.28%) Apache Pig
8 75 (1.25%) Apache Spark
9 73 (1.22%) JBoss
10 54 (0.90%) Confluence
11 44 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 38 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 38 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 37 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
14 36 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 35 (0.58%) nginx
16 34 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
17 33 (0.55%) SharePoint
17 33 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 385 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 214 (3.57%) MS Office
3 125 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (0.83%) MS Project
5 44 (0.73%) Simulink
6 30 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.27%) TargetLink
9 14 (0.23%) MS Visio
10 12 (0.20%) S-PLUS
11 10 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
12 9 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.15%) Mathematica
12 9 (0.15%) OrCAD
12 9 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.13%) 3ds Max
13 8 (0.13%) Maya
14 6 (0.10%) SPSS
15 5 (0.083%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.083%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 51 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 45 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.28%) Finacle
5 17 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 13 (0.22%) SAP ERP
6 13 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 12 (0.20%) assyst
7 12 (0.20%) SAP GRC
8 11 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
8 11 (0.18%) Unica
9 9 (0.15%) Data Workbench
9 9 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (0.13%) LatentZero
10 8 (0.13%) Misys Opics
10 8 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.13%) SAP SRM
10 8 (0.13%) thinkFolio
11 7 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 131 (2.18%) SaaS
2 130 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 59 (0.98%) Office 365
6 42 (0.70%) PaaS
7 29 (0.48%) GitHub
8 21 (0.35%) IaaS
9 17 (0.28%) Mimecast
10 11 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 10 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 8 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
14 7 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.10%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.10%) MailChimp
16 5 (0.083%) IBM SmartCloud
16 5 (0.083%) Route 53
17 4 (0.067%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 419 (6.99%) TCP/IP
2 224 (3.74%) Firewall
3 207 (3.45%) Internet
4 159 (2.65%) Wireless
5 155 (2.58%) Network Security
6 141 (2.35%) HTTP
7 120 (2.00%) DNS
8 113 (1.88%) WAN
9 106 (1.77%) LAN
10 100 (1.67%) Ethernet
11 99 (1.65%) VoIP
12 97 (1.62%) SAN
13 71 (1.18%) VPN
14 62 (1.03%) DHCP
15 57 (0.95%) SSL
16 48 (0.80%) Bluetooth
17 43 (0.72%) ZigBee
18 42 (0.70%) LDAP
18 42 (0.70%) RS-485
19 40 (0.67%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 308 (5.14%) MySQL
3 258 (4.30%) Big Data
4 224 (3.74%) Hadoop
5 187 (3.12%) Relational Database
6 158 (2.63%) Oracle Database
7 156 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
8 144 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 133 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 99 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 93 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 85 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 85 (1.42%) Data Mining
13 83 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 82 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 77 (1.28%) Apache Hive
16 73 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 62 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
18 51 (0.85%) GIS
18 51 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 259 (4.32%) Visual Studio
2 216 (3.60%) Git (software)
3 205 (3.42%) Subversion
4 167 (2.78%) JIRA
5 131 (2.18%) Jenkins
6 90 (1.50%) Eclipse
7 86 (1.43%) Maven
8 67 (1.12%) Hudson
9 64 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
10 56 (0.93%) Selenium
11 54 (0.90%) ProC
12 50 (0.83%) LabVIEW
13 44 (0.73%) Cucumber
14 40 (0.67%) JUnit
15 39 (0.65%) Mercurial
16 38 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (0.62%) Metasploit
18 34 (0.57%) Ant
19 33 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 29 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 1086 (18.11%) Finance
2 479 (7.99%) Electronics
3 468 (7.80%) Telecoms
4 322 (5.37%) Banking
5 243 (4.05%) Marketing
6 201 (3.35%) Retail
7 178 (2.97%) Manufacturing
8 162 (2.70%) Automotive
9 148 (2.47%) Aerospace
9 148 (2.47%) Games
10 97 (1.62%) Advertising
11 90 (1.50%) Military
12 83 (1.38%) Investment Banking
13 81 (1.35%) Financial Institution
14 80 (1.33%) Front Office
15 63 (1.05%) Legal
16 59 (0.98%) Publishing
17 43 (0.72%) Multimedia
18 41 (0.68%) Law
19 40 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1724 (28.75%) Developer
2 1146 (19.11%) Software Engineer
3 600 (10.01%) C++ Developer
4 488 (8.14%) Analyst
5 456 (7.60%) Embedded Engineer
6 451 (7.52%) C++ Software Engineer
7 387 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 371 (6.19%) C Developer
9 345 (5.75%) C Software Engineer
10 342 (5.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 310 (5.17%) Consultant
12 300 (5.00%) Architect
13 298 (4.97%) C/C++ Developer
14 286 (4.77%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 261 (4.35%) Senior Developer
16 233 (3.89%) Graduate
16 233 (3.89%) Java Developer
17 183 (3.05%) Embedded C++ Engineer
18 181 (3.02%) Senior Software Engineer
19 176 (2.93%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 585 (9.75%) .NET
2 557 (9.29%) HTML
3 369 (6.15%) Web Services
4 355 (5.92%) CSS
5 353 (5.89%) XML
6 161 (2.68%) jQuery
7 157 (2.62%) ASP.NET
7 157 (2.62%) J2EE
8 146 (2.43%) STL
9 137 (2.28%) HTML5
10 119 (1.98%) AngularJS
11 108 (1.80%) SOAP
12 106 (1.77%) RESTful
13 104 (1.73%) JSP
14 100 (1.67%) OpenGL
15 98 (1.63%) Ajax
16 97 (1.62%) Spring
17 94 (1.57%) Java EE
17 94 (1.57%) JSON
18 90 (1.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 923 (15.39%) Computer Science
2 660 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 549 (9.15%) Mathematics
4 348 (5.80%) Algorithms
5 279 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
6 221 (3.69%) Physics
7 210 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 167 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 166 (2.77%) Data Centre
10 147 (2.45%) Mobile App
11 137 (2.28%) VHDL
12 136 (2.27%) User Experience
13 127 (2.12%) Hedge funds
14 112 (1.87%) Visualisation
15 96 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
16 94 (1.57%) Statistics
17 90 (1.50%) Derivative
18 87 (1.45%) Cryptography
19 83 (1.38%) Data Structures
19 83 (1.38%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1710 (28.51%) Linux
2 1138 (18.98%) Windows
3 919 (15.32%) Unix
4 315 (5.25%) Android
5 243 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 227 (3.79%) Windows Server
7 127 (2.12%) Mac OS X
8 124 (2.07%) Embedded Linux
8 124 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 96 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 95 (1.58%) VxWorks
11 85 (1.42%) CentOS
12 77 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 74 (1.23%) Windows 7
14 72 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 69 (1.15%) Solaris
16 62 (1.03%) AIX
17 60 (1.00%) Windows XP
18 38 (0.63%) Ubuntu
19 36 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1921 (32.03%) Software Engineering
2 1161 (19.36%) Agile Software Development
3 536 (8.94%) OO
4 423 (7.05%) SDLC
5 404 (6.74%) Multithreading
6 397 (6.62%) Project Management
7 381 (6.35%) ITIL
8 353 (5.89%) Scrum
9 349 (5.82%) Mentoring
10 333 (5.55%) UML
11 317 (5.29%) Analytics
12 299 (4.99%) Open Source
13 272 (4.54%) Information Security
14 248 (4.14%) TDD
15 243 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
16 219 (3.65%) Validation
17 215 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
17 215 (3.59%) Presales
18 208 (3.47%) OOP
19 203 (3.39%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3015 (50.28%) C++
2 1782 (29.71%) Java
3 1228 (20.48%) Python
4 1052 (17.54%) SQL
5 975 (16.26%) C#
6 608 (10.14%) JavaScript
7 524 (8.74%) Perl
8 388 (6.47%) Embedded C
9 375 (6.25%) PHP
10 287 (4.79%) Ruby
11 234 (3.90%) Bash Shell
12 230 (3.84%) Embedded C++
13 195 (3.25%) Objective-C
14 192 (3.20%) MATLAB
15 187 (3.12%) PL/SQL
16 156 (2.60%) Assembly Language
17 134 (2.23%) Shell Script
18 131 (2.18%) VB
19 129 (2.15%) R
20 108 (1.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1769 (29.50%) Degree
2 916 (15.27%) Security Cleared
3 531 (8.85%) SC Cleared
4 425 (7.09%) DV Cleared
5 185 (3.08%) PhD
6 171 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
7 134 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 118 (1.97%) CCNA
9 108 (1.80%) CISSP
10 93 (1.55%) MCSE
11 86 (1.43%) ISEB
12 83 (1.38%) ISTQB
13 81 (1.35%) CREST Certified
14 61 (1.02%) CCNP
15 60 (1.00%) GIAC
16 57 (0.95%) SANS
17 55 (0.92%) CEH
18 46 (0.77%) MCP
19 41 (0.68%) OSCP
20 40 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (4.12%) QA
2 142 (2.37%) SLA
3 65 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 55 (0.92%) MISRA
5 40 (0.67%) JSP 440
6 30 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 29 (0.48%) Data Quality
8 28 (0.47%) PCI DSS
9 27 (0.45%) MISRA C
10 25 (0.42%) SEPA
11 23 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 18 (0.30%) COBIT
13 14 (0.23%) Def Stans
14 11 (0.18%) ISO27002
15 10 (0.17%) DO-178B
16 9 (0.15%) ISO13485
16 9 (0.15%) Solvency II
17 8 (0.13%) RMADS
18 7 (0.12%) ISO 9000
18 7 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 373 (6.22%) Firmware
2 223 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 222 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 43 (0.72%) vSphere
6 37 (0.62%) Docker
7 34 (0.57%) Xen
8 30 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 29 (0.48%) NFS
10 28 (0.47%) Cygwin
11 24 (0.40%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 19 (0.32%) XenServer
13 14 (0.23%) Terminal Services
14 12 (0.20%) Samba
14 12 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
15 11 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
15 11 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
16 10 (0.17%) Snort
17 9 (0.15%) HDFS
17 9 (0.15%) iptables
Systems Management
1 91 (1.52%) Puppet
2 74 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (1.15%) Nessus
4 60 (1.00%) Ansible
5 50 (0.83%) Nmap
6 48 (0.80%) Nagios
7 32 (0.53%) Hyperic
8 26 (0.43%) SCOM
9 23 (0.38%) Tivoli
10 21 (0.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 19 (0.32%) OpenVAS
12 18 (0.30%) SCCM
13 16 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 15 (0.25%) NetBackup
14 15 (0.25%) vMotion
14 15 (0.25%) WMI
15 14 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
16 13 (0.22%) Control-M
17 12 (0.20%) Backup Exec
17 12 (0.20%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 750 (12.51%) Microsoft
2 638 (10.64%) Oracle
3 267 (4.45%) VMware
4 211 (3.52%) Cisco
5 157 (2.62%) HP
6 125 (2.08%) IBM
7 118 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 114 (1.90%) EMC
9 111 (1.85%) SAP
10 92 (1.53%) NetApp
11 80 (1.33%) Citrix
12 77 (1.28%) Google
13 63 (1.05%) Symantec
14 58 (0.97%) SolarWinds
15 55 (0.92%) Juniper
16 49 (0.82%) Teradata
17 48 (0.80%) Apple
18 44 (0.73%) Atlassian
19 39 (0.65%) Adobe
19 39 (0.65%) Dell
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £51000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Focusrite
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £43,000 per annum Salary DOE, Pension, Health, Life In
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: Excellent Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
East London
The App Experts
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus car allowance, Bonus and benefits - London
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday