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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 94 97 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 2878 3245 3555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.93% 2.95% 3.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.55% 5.76% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 2444 2817
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,650 £72,600 £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
51871 56384 61000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.89% 51.33% 51.79%
Number of salaries quoted 44889 48032 51844
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 2737 £47,500 +5.55% 426
South East +41 898 £47,500 +10.46% 97
London -48 823 £62,500 +4.16% 118
East of England -13 280 £40,000 -5.88% 59
South West -7 258 £42,500 +8.97% 52
Oxfordshire +27 207 £47,500 +18.75% 25
Berkshire +44 183 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Surrey +26 165 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Cambridgeshire +4 158 £40,000 -11.11% 45
Hampshire -3 152 £40,000 -6.97% 16
Gloucestershire 0 149 £45,000 +12.50% 20
City of London -41 141 £70,000 +12.00% 27
Yorkshire +28 132 £40,000 +11.11% 25
Cambridge +4 132 £37,500 -25.00% 42
Reading +47 115 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Midlands +14 112 £41,500 +18.57% 18
West Midlands +9 110 £40,000 - 28
Oxford +23 84 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Scotland +25 83 £47,500 +18.75% 9
North West -33 83 £40,000 +6.66% 19
West Sussex +21 79 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Hertfordshire -19 64 £41,250 +3.12% 4
West Yorkshire +18 63 £40,000 - 12
Crawley +14 53 £55,000 -5.98% 2
Manchester -34 51 £42,000 +12.00% 9
Kent +53 48 £28,500 -25.00% 3
Walton-on-Thames -3 47 £47,500 -5.00%
Leeds +32 44 £40,000 - 8
Leicestershire +19 44 £42,500 +75.14% 6
Cheltenham +15 42 £47,500 +58.33% 9

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3043 (51.37%) C++
2 1893 (31.95%) Software Engineering
3 1789 (30.20%) Java
4 1737 (29.32%) Degree
5 1689 (28.51%) Linux
6 1309 (22.10%) Python
7 1266 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
8 1148 (19.38%) Windows
9 1088 (18.37%) Finance
10 993 (16.76%) SQL
11 975 (16.46%) C#
12 902 (15.23%) Computer Science
13 868 (14.65%) Unix
14 849 (14.33%) Security Cleared
15 666 (11.24%) Microsoft
16 617 (10.42%) JavaScript
17 614 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
18 582 (9.82%) Mathematics
19 564 (9.52%) Perl
20 550 (9.28%) HTML
21 548 (9.25%) OO
22 516 (8.71%) Telecoms
23 509 (8.59%) .NET
24 501 (8.46%) Oracle
25 480 (8.10%) SDLC
26 472 (7.97%) Electronics
27 452 (7.63%) SC Cleared
28 433 (7.31%) DV Cleared
29 431 (7.28%) Scrum
30 424 (7.16%) 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
1 144 (2.43%) Apache
2 103 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 92 (1.55%) Tomcat
4 80 (1.35%) IIS
5 73 (1.23%) CMS
6 66 (1.11%) Apache Spark
6 66 (1.11%) JBoss
7 62 (1.05%) SAS
8 61 (1.03%) Apache Pig
9 52 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 51 (0.86%) WebSphere
11 45 (0.76%) nginx
12 37 (0.62%) Confluence
12 37 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
13 31 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
13 31 (0.52%) SharePoint
14 30 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
15 29 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
16 28 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
17 23 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 360 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 198 (3.34%) MS Office
3 81 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (0.68%) Simulink
5 22 (0.37%) MS Project
6 20 (0.34%) TargetLink
7 15 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 14 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.20%) OrCAD
10 9 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 9 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
11 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 6 (0.10%) 3ds Max
12 6 (0.10%) Maya
12 6 (0.10%) SPSS
13 5 (0.084%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.068%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
15 3 (0.051%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 50 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 29 (0.49%) Finacle
2 29 (0.49%) Temenos T24
3 28 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (0.42%) SAP ERP
5 20 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 19 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 18 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
8 16 (0.27%) assyst
9 13 (0.22%) SAP GRC
9 13 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 12 (0.20%) Maximo
10 12 (0.20%) thinkFolio
11 11 (0.19%) RMDS
11 11 (0.19%) Sonata
11 11 (0.19%) Unica
12 10 (0.17%) SAP CRM
13 8 (0.14%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 171 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (2.25%) SaaS
3 113 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 65 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 65 (1.10%) Office 365
5 51 (0.86%) PaaS
6 47 (0.79%) IaaS
7 37 (0.62%) GitHub
8 21 (0.35%) Mimecast
9 15 (0.25%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (0.15%) MailChimp
13 5 (0.084%) Google Cloud Platform
14 3 (0.051%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.051%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.051%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.051%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.051%) iTunes
14 3 (0.051%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 354 (5.98%) TCP/IP
2 222 (3.75%) Firewall
3 192 (3.24%) Internet
4 165 (2.79%) Wireless
5 164 (2.77%) Network Security
6 143 (2.41%) HTTP
7 123 (2.08%) DNS
8 122 (2.06%) LAN
8 122 (2.06%) WAN
9 110 (1.86%) VoIP
10 97 (1.64%) Ethernet
11 85 (1.43%) SSL
12 74 (1.25%) VPN
13 66 (1.11%) SAN
14 63 (1.06%) DHCP
15 59 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
16 51 (0.86%) MPLS
16 51 (0.86%) VLAN
17 41 (0.69%) LDAP
18 37 (0.62%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 295 (4.98%) MySQL
3 237 (4.00%) Big Data
4 181 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 156 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 131 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 126 (2.13%) NoSQL
8 119 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 99 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
10 93 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 73 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
12 62 (1.05%) Apache Hive
12 62 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 61 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 58 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
14 58 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 53 (0.89%) GIS
16 52 (0.88%) Data Mining
17 48 (0.81%) QlikView
18 32 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 277 (4.68%) Git (software)
2 237 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 197 (3.33%) Subversion
4 167 (2.82%) JIRA
5 125 (2.11%) Jenkins
6 89 (1.50%) Eclipse
7 70 (1.18%) Maven
8 65 (1.10%) Metasploit
9 62 (1.05%) Selenium
10 57 (0.96%) LabVIEW
11 46 (0.78%) Cucumber
12 45 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 44 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 42 (0.71%) Ant
14 42 (0.71%) Hudson
14 42 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
15 40 (0.68%) JUnit
16 30 (0.51%) InstallShield
17 27 (0.46%) Xcode
18 25 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 1088 (18.37%) Finance
2 516 (8.71%) Telecoms
3 472 (7.97%) Electronics
4 326 (5.50%) Banking
5 204 (3.44%) Marketing
6 195 (3.29%) Automotive
7 184 (3.11%) Retail
8 175 (2.95%) Aerospace
9 162 (2.73%) Games
9 162 (2.73%) Manufacturing
10 91 (1.54%) Investment Banking
11 84 (1.42%) Front Office
12 82 (1.38%) Military
13 78 (1.32%) Advertising
14 74 (1.25%) Back Office
15 65 (1.10%) Financial Institution
16 52 (0.88%) Legal
17 49 (0.83%) Publishing
18 34 (0.57%) Billing
19 30 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 1596 (26.94%) Developer
2 1124 (18.97%) Software Engineer
3 540 (9.12%) C++ Developer
4 480 (8.10%) Analyst
5 473 (7.98%) Embedded Engineer
6 432 (7.29%) C++ Software Engineer
7 398 (6.72%) Software Developer
8 382 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 362 (6.11%) Consultant
10 319 (5.38%) C Software Engineer
11 318 (5.37%) C Developer
12 286 (4.83%) Architect
13 280 (4.73%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 245 (4.14%) Senior Developer
15 243 (4.10%) Java Developer
16 232 (3.92%) Graduate
17 217 (3.66%) C/C++ Developer
18 207 (3.49%) Embedded C++ Engineer
19 198 (3.34%) Embedded C Engineer
20 186 (3.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (9.28%) HTML
2 509 (8.59%) .NET
3 424 (7.16%) XML
4 368 (6.21%) CSS
5 319 (5.38%) Web Services
6 187 (3.16%) jQuery
7 170 (2.87%) J2EE
8 166 (2.80%) ASP.NET
9 137 (2.31%) JSON
10 129 (2.18%) HTML5
11 128 (2.16%) STL
12 115 (1.94%) Qt
13 109 (1.84%) JSP
14 108 (1.82%) RESTful
15 104 (1.76%) AngularJS
15 104 (1.76%) OpenGL
16 102 (1.72%) SOAP
16 102 (1.72%) Spring
17 100 (1.69%) Ajax
18 90 (1.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 902 (15.23%) Computer Science
2 614 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 582 (9.82%) Mathematics
4 361 (6.09%) Algorithms
5 256 (4.32%) Physics
6 250 (4.22%) Embedded Systems
7 208 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 188 (3.17%) Management Information System
9 177 (2.99%) Data Centre
10 139 (2.35%) Mobile App
11 126 (2.13%) Visualisation
12 117 (1.98%) User Experience
13 110 (1.86%) Device Driver
13 110 (1.86%) VHDL
14 96 (1.62%) Hedge funds
15 83 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
16 81 (1.37%) Data Structures
17 80 (1.35%) Derivative
18 70 (1.18%) Statistics
19 65 (1.10%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1689 (28.51%) Linux
2 1148 (19.38%) Windows
3 868 (14.65%) Unix
4 276 (4.66%) Android
5 196 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 186 (3.14%) Apple iOS
7 126 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 123 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
9 102 (1.72%) VxWorks
10 98 (1.65%) Mac OS X
10 98 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 81 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 76 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 69 (1.16%) CentOS
14 68 (1.15%) Solaris
15 62 (1.05%) Windows 7
16 38 (0.64%) Ubuntu
17 37 (0.62%) AIX
18 29 (0.49%) Windows XP
19 28 (0.47%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1893 (31.95%) Software Engineering
2 1266 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
3 548 (9.25%) OO
4 480 (8.10%) SDLC
5 431 (7.28%) Scrum
6 422 (7.12%) Mentoring
7 385 (6.50%) Project Management
8 379 (6.40%) Multithreading
9 345 (5.82%) Cybersecurity
10 323 (5.45%) ITIL
11 311 (5.25%) UML
12 277 (4.68%) TDD
13 274 (4.63%) Information Security
14 234 (3.95%) Analytics
14 234 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
15 230 (3.88%) DevOps
16 223 (3.76%) Open Source
17 218 (3.68%) Validation
18 216 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
19 214 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3043 (51.37%) C++
2 1789 (30.20%) Java
3 1309 (22.10%) Python
4 993 (16.76%) SQL
5 975 (16.46%) C#
6 617 (10.42%) JavaScript
7 564 (9.52%) Perl
8 373 (6.30%) PHP
9 369 (6.23%) Embedded C
10 303 (5.11%) Ruby
11 301 (5.08%) Bash Shell
12 219 (3.70%) Embedded C++
13 185 (3.12%) MATLAB
13 185 (3.12%) Shell Script
14 167 (2.82%) Objective-C
15 140 (2.36%) Assembly Language
16 139 (2.35%) VB
17 127 (2.14%) PL/SQL
18 93 (1.57%) R
19 90 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1737 (29.32%) Degree
2 849 (14.33%) Security Cleared
3 452 (7.63%) SC Cleared
4 433 (7.31%) DV Cleared
5 173 (2.92%) PhD
6 135 (2.28%) CISSP
7 128 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
8 107 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 100 (1.69%) ISEB
10 97 (1.64%) CEH
11 93 (1.57%) CCNA
12 87 (1.47%) CREST Certified
13 65 (1.10%) MCSE
14 64 (1.08%) CISM
14 64 (1.08%) ISTQB
15 61 (1.03%) GIAC
16 55 (0.93%) OSCP
17 49 (0.83%) SANS
18 46 (0.78%) CCNP
19 40 (0.68%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (5.27%) QA
2 155 (2.62%) SLA
3 100 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (0.96%) MISRA
5 54 (0.91%) ISO 9001
6 41 (0.69%) PCI DSS
7 40 (0.68%) MISRA C
8 30 (0.51%) ISO13485
9 29 (0.49%) COBIT
10 26 (0.44%) JSP 440
11 23 (0.39%) DICOM
12 17 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 13 (0.22%) Data Quality
13 13 (0.22%) Solvency II
14 12 (0.20%) ISO22301
15 11 (0.19%) DO-178B
16 10 (0.17%) ISO27002
17 9 (0.15%) Def Stans
18 8 (0.14%) PMBOK
19 7 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 330 (5.57%) Firmware
2 218 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 205 (3.46%) Active Directory
4 70 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 57 (0.96%) Docker
6 30 (0.51%) vSphere
7 27 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 25 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (0.39%) Terminal Services
10 18 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
11 15 (0.25%) Snort
12 14 (0.24%) Xen
13 13 (0.22%) NFS
13 13 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.17%) HDFS
15 9 (0.15%) Cygwin
15 9 (0.15%) Samba
15 9 (0.15%) XenDesktop
16 8 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 8 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 130 (2.19%) Puppet
2 114 (1.92%) Nessus
3 98 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 88 (1.49%) Nmap
5 72 (1.22%) Ansible
6 46 (0.78%) Nagios
7 32 (0.54%) OpenVAS
8 30 (0.51%) SCOM
9 24 (0.41%) SCCM
10 21 (0.35%) yum
11 17 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 17 (0.29%) QRadar
12 16 (0.27%) HAProxy
13 14 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 13 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
14 13 (0.22%) OpenAM
15 10 (0.17%) Control-M
15 10 (0.17%) Hyperic
15 10 (0.17%) WSUS
16 9 (0.15%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 666 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 501 (8.46%) Oracle
3 251 (4.24%) VMware
4 173 (2.92%) Cisco
5 139 (2.35%) HP
6 137 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 105 (1.77%) SAP
8 98 (1.65%) IBM
9 78 (1.32%) EMC
10 63 (1.06%) Citrix
11 61 (1.03%) SolarWinds
12 55 (0.93%) Qualys
13 54 (0.91%) Sophos
14 53 (0.89%) Google
15 52 (0.88%) Symantec
16 43 (0.73%) ArcSight
17 42 (0.71%) Splunk
18 41 (0.69%) Atlassian
18 41 (0.69%) Dell
19 40 (0.68%) CheckPoint
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Acumin
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
ISL
Salary: £38000 - £46000 per annum + pension, bonus, 35 days annual leave
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Pioneer Search
Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits A competitive salary, discretiona
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday