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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
UK
Rank 93 91 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs citing C 2564 2974 2782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.05% 3.03% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 5.79% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2007 2323 2152
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,621 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
45448 51395 52870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.99% 52.28% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39001 44313 45341
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 January 2017 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 0 2458 £47,500 - 462
London -7 823 £62,500 - 127
South East -9 500 £45,000 - 95
South West +20 356 £42,500 +1.19% 28
East of England -2 286 £47,750 +19.37% 100
Cambridgeshire +9 187 £52,500 +16.66% 78
Gloucestershire +1 184 £45,000 +1.12% 8
Hampshire +1 164 £40,000 -15.78% 22
North West +21 151 £37,500 -6.25% 25
Cambridge +7 147 £52,500 +5.00% 68
West Midlands +25 135 £40,000 -5.88% 34
City of London +10 123 £82,500 +32.00% 30
Berkshire +15 117 £41,500 +3.75% 32
Manchester +27 110 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Yorkshire 0 103 £40,000 - 21
Surrey -21 74 £52,500 +14.13% 14
Bristol +40 72 £42,500 +1.19% 14
East Midlands -18 64 £40,000 +6.66% 14
West Yorkshire +33 56 £45,000 +7.14% 7
Hertfordshire -20 52 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Scotland +20 44 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Oxfordshire -7 42 £50,000 +8.10% 10
Birmingham -10 42 £40,000 - 14
West Sussex +5 40 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Bracknell +17 38 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Wales +2 36 £35,000 -9.09% 7
South Wales +11 33 £37,500 -7.40% 6
Leeds +26 32 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Southampton +18 32 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Somerset +13 30 £33,000 -13.15%

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 2657 (49.29%) C++
2 1672 (31.02%) Linux
3 1670 (30.98%) Software Engineering
4 1565 (29.04%) Java
5 1534 (28.46%) Degree
6 1484 (27.53%) Python
7 1284 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
8 1034 (19.18%) C#
9 1024 (19.00%) Windows
10 962 (17.85%) Security Cleared
11 906 (16.81%) Finance
12 883 (16.38%) Computer Science
13 869 (16.12%) SQL
14 720 (13.36%) JavaScript
14 720 (13.36%) Microsoft
15 618 (11.47%) Unix
16 569 (10.56%) HTML
17 561 (10.41%) Perl
18 555 (10.30%) .NET
19 552 (10.24%) DV Cleared
20 523 (9.70%) Oracle
21 498 (9.24%) Mathematics
22 465 (8.63%) Embedded C
23 448 (8.31%) Scrum
24 436 (8.09%) Electronics
25 411 (7.63%) DevOps
26 408 (7.57%) MS Excel
27 407 (7.55%) SC Cleared
28 404 (7.50%) TCP/IP
29 403 (7.48%) Telecoms

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
1 156 (2.89%) Apache
2 112 (2.08%) Apache Pig
3 111 (2.06%) Apache Spark
4 104 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 101 (1.87%) Confluence
6 99 (1.84%) WebLogic
7 96 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
8 95 (1.76%) WebSphere
9 84 (1.56%) JBoss
10 82 (1.52%) IIS
11 72 (1.34%) MS Exchange
12 62 (1.15%) SharePoint
13 58 (1.08%) nginx
14 54 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 32 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
16 30 (0.56%) CMS
17 28 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 24 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
19 20 (0.37%) ArcGIS
20 18 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 408 (7.57%) MS Excel
2 214 (3.97%) MS Office
3 75 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 58 (1.08%) Simulink
5 28 (0.52%) MS Project
6 27 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 18 (0.33%) GNU Octave
7 18 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
9 11 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 7 (0.13%) 3ds Max
11 7 (0.13%) AutoCAD
11 7 (0.13%) Maya
11 7 (0.13%) OrCAD
11 7 (0.13%) SPSS
11 7 (0.13%) Stateflow
12 6 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.093%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 85 (1.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 48 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 30 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 26 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
6 25 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
7 24 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 23 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
9 19 (0.35%) SAP ERP
10 16 (0.30%) assyst
11 15 (0.28%) SAP GRC
11 15 (0.28%) Summit
12 13 (0.24%) Temenos T24
13 12 (0.22%) Maximo
14 11 (0.20%) Magento
14 11 (0.20%) Teamcenter
15 10 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
15 10 (0.19%) SAP HR
16 9 (0.17%) Finacle
17 8 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 193 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (2.19%) SaaS
4 85 (1.58%) GitHub
5 77 (1.43%) Office 365
6 54 (1.00%) PaaS
7 47 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 37 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
11 30 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 29 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
13 27 (0.50%) G Suite
13 27 (0.50%) IaaS
14 26 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
14 26 (0.48%) Slack
15 16 (0.30%) Mimecast
16 7 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
18 4 (0.074%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 404 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 218 (4.04%) Wireless
3 189 (3.51%) HTTP
4 183 (3.40%) Firewall
5 173 (3.21%) Internet
6 129 (2.39%) Ethernet
7 108 (2.00%) Bluetooth
8 100 (1.86%) DNS
9 98 (1.82%) LAN
10 97 (1.80%) VPN
11 89 (1.65%) LDAP
11 89 (1.65%) Network Security
12 88 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
13 85 (1.58%) VoIP
14 82 (1.52%) WAN
15 74 (1.37%) RS-485
16 61 (1.13%) RS-232
17 58 (1.08%) GSM
18 54 (1.00%) Kerberos
18 54 (1.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 273 (5.06%) MySQL
3 251 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 243 (4.51%) Big Data
5 202 (3.75%) Hadoop
6 184 (3.41%) MongoDB
7 156 (2.89%) RDBMS
8 150 (2.78%) Oracle Database
9 131 (2.43%) NoSQL
10 129 (2.39%) Apache Hive
11 69 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
12 57 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
13 53 (0.98%) GIS
14 42 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
15 41 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
16 39 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 36 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
18 28 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 27 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
19 27 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 248 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 224 (4.16%) JIRA
3 218 (4.04%) Jenkins
4 153 (2.84%) Visual Studio
5 149 (2.76%) Selenium
6 143 (2.65%) Subversion
7 97 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 79 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 79 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
9 68 (1.26%) Maven
10 50 (0.93%) Ant
11 49 (0.91%) JUnit
12 45 (0.83%) TeamCity
13 42 (0.78%) SoapUI
14 39 (0.72%) Eclipse
14 39 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
15 37 (0.69%) Metasploit
15 37 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
16 32 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
17 31 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 906 (16.81%) Finance
2 436 (8.09%) Electronics
3 403 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 305 (5.66%) Banking
5 213 (3.95%) Retail
6 165 (3.06%) Manufacturing
7 142 (2.63%) Military
8 138 (2.56%) Games
9 134 (2.49%) Marketing
10 120 (2.23%) Automotive
11 90 (1.67%) Advertising
12 89 (1.65%) Legal
13 79 (1.47%) Aerospace
14 70 (1.30%) Investment Banking
15 58 (1.08%) Back Office
16 53 (0.98%) Front Office
17 40 (0.74%) Law
18 30 (0.56%) Publishing
19 24 (0.45%) Financial Institution
20 19 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1264 (23.45%) Developer
2 1124 (20.85%) Software Engineer
3 534 (9.91%) Embedded Engineer
4 439 (8.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 388 (7.20%) Consultant
6 362 (6.72%) Analyst
7 344 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
8 343 (6.36%) Software Developer
9 334 (6.20%) C++ Developer
10 287 (5.32%) C Software Engineer
11 264 (4.90%) Architect
12 235 (4.36%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 227 (4.21%) Graduate
14 204 (3.78%) Senior Developer
15 197 (3.65%) C Developer
16 193 (3.58%) Linux Engineer
17 192 (3.56%) Embedded C Engineer
18 181 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
19 174 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
20 168 (3.12%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 569 (10.56%) HTML
2 555 (10.30%) .NET
3 372 (6.90%) CSS
4 307 (5.70%) XML
5 286 (5.31%) Web Services
6 198 (3.67%) Spring
7 194 (3.60%) jQuery
8 188 (3.49%) AngularJS
9 187 (3.47%) ASP.NET
10 164 (3.04%) HTML5
11 161 (2.99%) Middleware
12 157 (2.91%) Hibernate
13 142 (2.63%) Java EE
14 136 (2.52%) Node.js
15 118 (2.19%) SOAP
16 116 (2.15%) REST
17 114 (2.12%) J2EE
18 113 (2.10%) .NET Framework
19 109 (2.02%) LAMP
20 107 (1.99%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 883 (16.38%) Computer Science
2 498 (9.24%) Mathematics
3 373 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 322 (5.97%) Algorithms
5 250 (4.64%) Physics
6 206 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 202 (3.75%) Embedded Systems
8 164 (3.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 156 (2.89%) Data Centre
10 138 (2.56%) Visualisation
11 119 (2.21%) Mobile App
12 118 (2.19%) Device Driver
13 94 (1.74%) Data Structures
14 89 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
15 85 (1.58%) PKI
16 84 (1.56%) User Experience
17 81 (1.50%) VHDL
18 73 (1.35%) Fintech
19 65 (1.21%) Verilog
20 59 (1.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1672 (31.02%) Linux
2 1024 (19.00%) Windows
3 618 (11.47%) Unix
4 270 (5.01%) Android
5 195 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 183 (3.40%) Windows Server
7 114 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 111 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 110 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
10 101 (1.87%) Mac OS X
11 98 (1.82%) Windows 7
12 82 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 80 (1.48%) CentOS
14 59 (1.09%) VxWorks
15 36 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
16 34 (0.63%) Windows 10
17 33 (0.61%) Mac OS
17 33 (0.61%) Windows XP
18 28 (0.52%) Solaris
19 22 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1670 (30.98%) Software Engineering
2 1284 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
3 448 (8.31%) Scrum
4 411 (7.63%) DevOps
5 380 (7.05%) SDLC
6 360 (6.68%) Cybersecurity
7 352 (6.53%) Mentoring
8 347 (6.44%) Multithreading
9 344 (6.38%) ITIL
10 332 (6.16%) OO
11 321 (5.96%) TDD
12 320 (5.94%) Project Management
13 304 (5.64%) Information Security
14 286 (5.31%) Penetration Testing
15 275 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
16 253 (4.69%) Open Source
17 246 (4.56%) Analytics
18 230 (4.27%) UML
19 217 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
20 216 (4.01%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2657 (49.29%) C++
2 1565 (29.04%) Java
3 1484 (27.53%) Python
4 1034 (19.18%) C#
5 869 (16.12%) SQL
6 720 (13.36%) JavaScript
7 561 (10.41%) Perl
8 465 (8.63%) Embedded C
9 348 (6.46%) PHP
10 342 (6.35%) Ruby
11 338 (6.27%) Bash Shell
12 209 (3.88%) Embedded C++
13 190 (3.53%) MATLAB
14 169 (3.14%) PowerShell
15 147 (2.73%) Objective-C
16 143 (2.65%) Go
17 124 (2.30%) Shell Script
18 114 (2.12%) Scala
19 111 (2.06%) Assembly Language
20 105 (1.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 1534 (28.46%) Degree
2 962 (17.85%) Security Cleared
3 552 (10.24%) DV Cleared
4 407 (7.55%) SC Cleared
5 173 (3.21%) PhD
6 165 (3.06%) CISSP
7 138 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 105 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 90 (1.67%) CCNA
10 83 (1.54%) CREST Certified
10 83 (1.54%) GIAC
11 75 (1.39%) CEH
12 69 (1.28%) MCSE
13 57 (1.06%) CISA
14 56 (1.04%) OSCP
15 54 (1.00%) ISTQB
15 54 (1.00%) SSCP
16 52 (0.96%) Linux+ Certification
16 52 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
16 52 (0.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (4.84%) QA
2 100 (1.86%) SLA
3 65 (1.21%) MISRA
4 63 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 54 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.39%) JTAG
8 20 (0.37%) COBIT
8 20 (0.37%) IEC 61508
8 20 (0.37%) MISRA C
9 19 (0.35%) ISO13485
10 18 (0.33%) JSP 440
11 15 (0.28%) DO-178B
12 13 (0.24%) ISO 14001
13 10 (0.19%) ISO26262
14 9 (0.17%) DICOM
15 8 (0.15%) Def Stans
16 7 (0.13%) PMBOK
17 6 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 5 (0.093%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 320 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 302 (5.60%) Firmware
3 266 (4.94%) Active Directory
4 110 (2.04%) Hyper-V
5 102 (1.89%) Docker
6 47 (0.87%) KVM
7 41 (0.76%) NFS
8 39 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
9 36 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 35 (0.65%) vSphere
11 27 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
12 18 (0.33%) Terminal Services
12 18 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (0.26%) HDFS
13 14 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (0.24%) Apache Flume
15 11 (0.20%) Samba
15 11 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (0.19%) Snort
16 10 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 199 (3.69%) Puppet
2 147 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
3 124 (2.30%) Ansible
4 77 (1.43%) Nessus
5 71 (1.32%) Nmap
6 43 (0.80%) Kubernetes
7 37 (0.69%) Nagios
8 31 (0.58%) OpenVAS
9 30 (0.56%) SELinux
10 27 (0.50%) OpenAM
11 26 (0.48%) SCCM
12 23 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
13 22 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
14 21 (0.39%) SCOM
15 17 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
15 17 (0.32%) Mesos
16 16 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
17 14 (0.26%) Terraform
18 13 (0.24%) Rancher
18 13 (0.24%) rkt
Vendors
1 720 (13.36%) Microsoft
2 523 (9.70%) Oracle
3 364 (6.75%) VMware
4 211 (3.91%) Cisco
5 133 (2.47%) SAP
6 126 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 104 (1.93%) EMC
8 90 (1.67%) Google
9 82 (1.52%) HP
10 81 (1.50%) Atlassian
11 63 (1.17%) IBM
12 56 (1.04%) Sun
13 53 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
14 45 (0.83%) NetApp
15 39 (0.72%) Citrix
16 38 (0.71%) New Relic
16 38 (0.71%) Xilinx
17 37 (0.69%) Dell
18 36 (0.67%) Juniper
19 35 (0.65%) Qualys
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k+ DoE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + share options
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus great benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + pension, flexi working, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ISL
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northwood, Middlesex
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum 35K-50K
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago