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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 100 97 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -27
Permanent jobs citing C 3018 3197 3856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.80% 2.86% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.53% 5.41% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2285 2602 2972
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -8 2762 £44,000 +3.52% 742
London +2 946 £57,500 - 198
South East -20 601 £42,500 - 197
East of England +7 408 £44,000 +10.00% 98
South West +5 326 £37,500 -3.84% 78
Cambridgeshire +5 244 £45,000 +12.50% 56
City of London +10 238 £62,500 +8.69% 60
Cambridge +7 216 £45,000 +28.57% 53
North West +32 157 £40,000 +14.28% 51
Hampshire -9 156 £40,000 -5.88% 39
Berkshire +11 131 £50,000 +11.11% 40
Scotland +36 123 £38,500 -3.75% 19
West Midlands -29 115 £36,750 -2.00% 38
Surrey -30 113 £45,000 - 39
Gloucestershire -1 112 £39,250 -1.87% 18
Manchester +38 107 £40,000 +14.28% 29
East Midlands -8 83 £40,000 +18.51% 42
Yorkshire -46 82 £35,000 - 20
Hertfordshire -16 80 £43,250 +11.61% 21
Wales +21 74 £42,500 +30.76% 12
Wiltshire +20 67 £46,500 +24.00% 11
South Wales +26 65 £42,500 +46.55% 8
Bristol -10 54 £37,500 +15.38% 19
West Sussex -15 54 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Essex 0 52 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Reading +9 48 £50,000 +29.03% 13
Dorset -1 47 £30,000 -25.00% 6
Oxfordshire -14 45 £40,000 -1.84% 30
Torfaen +9 41 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Cwmbran +9 41 £47,500 +23.37% 1

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2985 (50.43%) C++
2 1917 (32.39%) Software Engineering
3 1773 (29.95%) Degree
4 1692 (28.59%) Linux
5 1542 (26.05%) Java
6 1212 (20.48%) Windows
7 1171 (19.78%) C#
8 1118 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
9 1072 (18.11%) Finance
10 1027 (17.35%) Python
11 1002 (16.93%) Computer Science
12 891 (15.05%) SQL
13 830 (14.02%) .NET
14 796 (13.45%) UNIX
15 727 (12.28%) JavaScript
16 724 (12.23%) Security Cleared
17 710 (12.00%) HTML
18 697 (11.78%) Microsoft
19 686 (11.59%) OO
20 561 (9.48%) Mathematics
21 555 (9.38%) SQL Server
22 532 (8.99%) Oracle
23 514 (8.68%) Project Management
24 498 (8.41%) Perl
25 494 (8.35%) SC Cleared
25 494 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
26 483 (8.16%) Electronics
27 472 (7.97%) Embedded C
28 412 (6.96%) Banking
29 411 (6.94%) TCP/IP

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 125 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 104 (1.76%) IIS
3 99 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 77 (1.30%) Node.js
5 71 (1.20%) Apache
6 69 (1.17%) SAS
7 60 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 58 (0.98%) WebSphere
9 56 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 51 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 46 (0.78%) CMS
12 42 (0.71%) Apache Pig
13 40 (0.68%) OpenStack
13 40 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
14 35 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 33 (0.56%) Apache Spark
16 29 (0.49%) MQSeries
16 29 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
17 28 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
18 24 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 405 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 205 (3.46%) MS Office
3 67 (1.13%) MS Project
4 54 (0.91%) Simulink
5 47 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 44 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 25 (0.42%) SPSS
8 24 (0.41%) TargetLink
9 20 (0.34%) Photoshop
10 19 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
11 14 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.14%) Maya
12 8 (0.14%) 3ds Max
12 8 (0.14%) GNU Octave
13 7 (0.12%) Mathematica
13 7 (0.12%) Stateflow
14 5 (0.084%) AutoCAD
14 5 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 5 (0.084%) PowerPivot
15 4 (0.068%) EViews
Business Applications
1 52 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 50 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 36 (0.61%) SAP SCM
3 36 (0.61%) SAP APO
3 36 (0.61%) SAP R/3
4 33 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 32 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 20 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 11 (0.19%) LabWindows
8 9 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.15%) ION MarketView
9 8 (0.14%) SAP BPC
9 8 (0.14%) Magento
10 7 (0.12%) Summit
11 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (0.084%) Markit EDM
12 5 (0.084%) Global One
13 4 (0.068%) Sophis RISQUE
13 4 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 132 (2.23%) SaaS
2 71 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
3 62 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
5 32 (0.54%) PaaS
6 30 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.29%) IaaS
7 17 (0.29%) Office 365
8 14 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.068%) Trello
11 4 (0.068%) Route 53
11 4 (0.068%) GitHub
12 3 (0.051%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.034%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.034%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.017%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.017%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 411 (6.94%) TCP/IP
2 223 (3.77%) Internet
3 186 (3.14%) Wireless
4 185 (3.13%) HTTP
5 170 (2.87%) Firewall
6 149 (2.52%) Ethernet
7 117 (1.98%) WAN
8 111 (1.88%) DNS
9 102 (1.72%) LAN
10 84 (1.42%) SAN
11 72 (1.22%) VPN
12 60 (1.01%) VoIP
13 56 (0.95%) Bluetooth
14 53 (0.90%) ZigBee
15 51 (0.86%) DHCP
16 50 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
17 48 (0.81%) GSM
18 47 (0.79%) Intranet
19 43 (0.73%) IPsec
20 42 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 555 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 264 (4.46%) MySQL
3 191 (3.23%) Big Data
4 178 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 128 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
6 107 (1.81%) Oracle Database
7 105 (1.77%) Hadoop
8 97 (1.64%) RDBMS
9 66 (1.12%) MongoDB
10 65 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
11 59 (1.00%) Apache Hive
12 58 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
13 57 (0.96%) NoSQL
13 57 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 46 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
15 45 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 45 (0.76%) Data Mining
16 37 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
17 32 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
17 32 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 243 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 223 (3.77%) Subversion
3 206 (3.48%) Visual Studio
4 127 (2.15%) JIRA
5 99 (1.67%) Jenkins
6 89 (1.50%) Eclipse
7 83 (1.40%) Maven
8 68 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
9 64 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 56 (0.95%) JUnit
11 55 (0.93%) LabVIEW
12 49 (0.83%) LoadRunner
13 48 (0.81%) Selenium
14 46 (0.78%) ProC
15 43 (0.73%) Ant
16 33 (0.56%) ClearCase
17 31 (0.52%) NUnit
18 28 (0.47%) Bugzilla
18 28 (0.47%) WebDriver
19 26 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 1072 (18.11%) Finance
2 483 (8.16%) Electronics
3 412 (6.96%) Banking
4 290 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 247 (4.17%) Retail
6 216 (3.65%) Marketing
7 193 (3.26%) Automotive
8 167 (2.82%) Manufacturing
9 128 (2.16%) Aerospace
10 103 (1.74%) Investment Banking
11 101 (1.71%) Military
12 96 (1.62%) Games
13 81 (1.37%) Financial Institution
14 74 (1.25%) Advertising
15 63 (1.06%) Multimedia
16 61 (1.03%) Legal
17 50 (0.84%) Front Office
18 35 (0.59%) Back Office
19 34 (0.57%) Billing
20 26 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1602 (27.07%) Developer
2 1392 (23.52%) Software Engineer
3 456 (7.70%) Software Developer
4 424 (7.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 384 (6.49%) Analyst
6 362 (6.12%) C++ Developer
7 317 (5.36%) Consultant
8 246 (4.16%) Architect
9 244 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
10 230 (3.89%) Senior Developer
11 191 (3.23%) Graduate
12 174 (2.94%) Support Engineer
12 174 (2.94%) Java Developer
13 147 (2.48%) Project Manager
14 143 (2.42%) C Developer
15 139 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
16 138 (2.33%) Programmer
16 138 (2.33%) C++ Software Engineer
17 119 (2.01%) C# Developer
18 115 (1.94%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 830 (14.02%) .NET
2 710 (12.00%) HTML
3 404 (6.83%) CSS
4 391 (6.61%) XML
5 341 (5.76%) Web Services
6 242 (4.09%) ASP.NET
7 228 (3.85%) jQuery
8 202 (3.41%) HTML5
9 171 (2.89%) J2EE
10 160 (2.70%) Spring
11 150 (2.53%) REST
12 147 (2.48%) STL
13 122 (2.06%) .NET Framework
14 116 (1.96%) Ajax
15 113 (1.91%) WPF
16 109 (1.84%) WCF
17 107 (1.81%) Qt
18 104 (1.76%) Hibernate
19 98 (1.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 95 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1002 (16.93%) Computer Science
2 561 (9.48%) Mathematics
3 494 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
4 363 (6.13%) Algorithms
5 291 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
6 225 (3.80%) Physics
7 200 (3.38%) Management Information System
8 149 (2.52%) Open Source
9 140 (2.37%) Mobile App
10 133 (2.25%) Device Driver
11 126 (2.13%) Data Structures
12 116 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
13 111 (1.88%) User Experience
14 109 (1.84%) Visualisation
15 93 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 78 (1.32%) Cryptography
17 76 (1.28%) VHDL
18 74 (1.25%) Blackberry
19 67 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 64 (1.08%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1692 (28.59%) Linux
2 1212 (20.48%) Windows
3 796 (13.45%) UNIX
4 309 (5.22%) Android
5 249 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 135 (2.28%) Embedded Linux
7 133 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 111 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 100 (1.69%) Mac OS X
10 89 (1.50%) Windows 7
11 81 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 79 (1.33%) Solaris
13 58 (0.98%) Mac OS
14 43 (0.73%) VxWorks
15 41 (0.69%) CentOS
16 40 (0.68%) Windows XP
17 39 (0.66%) AIX
18 34 (0.57%) Ubuntu
19 33 (0.56%) HPUX
20 28 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1917 (32.39%) Software Engineering
2 1118 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
3 686 (11.59%) OO
4 514 (8.68%) Project Management
5 367 (6.20%) Multithreading
6 361 (6.10%) OOD
7 345 (5.83%) UML
8 339 (5.73%) Scrum
9 327 (5.52%) ITIL
10 300 (5.07%) Mentoring
11 258 (4.36%) TDD
12 232 (3.92%) Analytics
13 228 (3.85%) OOP
14 201 (3.40%) MVC
15 190 (3.21%) Unit Testing
16 187 (3.16%) Validation
17 182 (3.07%) Information Security
18 172 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
19 171 (2.89%) E-Commerce
20 168 (2.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2985 (50.43%) C++
2 1542 (26.05%) Java
3 1171 (19.78%) C#
4 1027 (17.35%) Python
5 891 (15.05%) SQL
6 727 (12.28%) JavaScript
7 498 (8.41%) Perl
8 472 (7.97%) Embedded C
9 348 (5.88%) PHP
10 297 (5.02%) Embedded C++
11 222 (3.75%) Ruby
12 218 (3.68%) Bash Shell
13 201 (3.40%) Shell Script
14 182 (3.07%) Assembly Language
14 182 (3.07%) VB
15 179 (3.02%) MATLAB
16 145 (2.45%) Objective-C
17 121 (2.04%) PL/SQL
18 78 (1.32%) VB.NET
19 73 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1773 (29.95%) Degree
2 724 (12.23%) Security Cleared
3 494 (8.35%) SC Cleared
4 278 (4.70%) DV Cleared
5 157 (2.65%) PhD
6 103 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 88 (1.49%) ISEB
8 81 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 66 (1.12%) CCNA
10 53 (0.90%) CISSP
10 53 (0.90%) MCSE
11 52 (0.88%) MCP
12 51 (0.86%) ISTQB
13 48 (0.81%) PMI Certification
14 45 (0.76%) HND
15 34 (0.57%) PMP
16 32 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 25 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
17 25 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (4.14%) QA
2 119 (2.01%) ISO 9001
3 118 (1.99%) SLA
4 50 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (0.81%) JTAG
6 35 (0.59%) JSP 440
7 34 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 30 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.37%) IEC 61508
10 18 (0.30%) DO-178B
11 14 (0.24%) ISO 9000
12 13 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
13 11 (0.19%) EMIR
14 10 (0.17%) Solvency II
15 9 (0.15%) COBIT
16 7 (0.12%) Data Quality
17 5 (0.084%) GAMP
18 4 (0.068%) TickIT
18 4 (0.068%) HL7
18 4 (0.068%) DICOM
System Software
1 337 (5.69%) Firmware
2 247 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 215 (3.63%) Active Directory
4 92 (1.55%) Hyper-V
5 54 (0.91%) vSphere
6 37 (0.63%) HDFS
7 28 (0.47%) NFS
8 26 (0.44%) Docker
9 22 (0.37%) Xen
10 21 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 21 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 18 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 18 (0.30%) VirtualBox
11 18 (0.30%) Varnish
12 16 (0.27%) KVM
13 14 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
14 13 (0.22%) Apache Flume
15 10 (0.17%) XenApp
16 8 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 7 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 61 (1.03%) Puppet
2 58 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 30 (0.51%) SCCM
5 25 (0.42%) Nagios
6 24 (0.41%) SELinux
7 17 (0.29%) Ansible
8 16 (0.27%) Legato
8 16 (0.27%) Tivoli
8 16 (0.27%) SCOM
9 14 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 14 (0.24%) Salt
10 12 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (0.20%) Data Guard
10 12 (0.20%) McAfee ePO
11 10 (0.17%) WSUS
11 10 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
11 10 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 9 (0.15%) Backup Exec
12 9 (0.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 697 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 532 (8.99%) Oracle
3 305 (5.15%) VMware
4 178 (3.01%) Cisco
5 142 (2.40%) EMC
6 141 (2.38%) SAP
7 132 (2.23%) HP
8 94 (1.59%) IBM
9 92 (1.55%) Citrix
10 91 (1.54%) NetApp
11 72 (1.22%) Red Hat
12 65 (1.10%) Remedy
13 60 (1.01%) Perforce
14 54 (0.91%) Google
15 43 (0.73%) Informatica
16 42 (0.71%) BMC
17 39 (0.66%) Symantec
18 38 (0.64%) Dell
18 38 (0.64%) Apple
19 37 (0.63%) Business Objects
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Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits BUPA pension 25 days GYM
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
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