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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 95 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Permanent jobs citing C 3277 3411 3884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.86% 3.20% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 6.04% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2512 2680 3214
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,248 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014 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 19 September 2014. 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 -15 3054 £45,000 - 759
London -21 1068 £55,000 -2.22% 181
South East -4 718 £42,500 -5.55% 194
East of England -7 415 £40,296 +0.73% 113
City of London -4 294 £60,000 +4.34% 72
South West -15 291 £35,200 +0.57% 85
Cambridgeshire -3 237 £42,500 - 74
Cambridge -4 212 £40,000 -5.88% 61
Surrey +4 164 £45,000 - 28
Hampshire -6 159 £42,500 +6.25% 27
West Midlands +4 136 £37,500 +7.14% 42
North West -48 134 £40,000 - 57
East Midlands +48 130 £40,000 +23.07% 27
Berkshire -10 128 £50,000 +11.11% 49
Scotland +12 106 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Hertfordshire -12 106 £40,000 - 22
West Sussex +7 103 £42,500 - 8
Bristol -14 99 £40,000 +23.07% 36
Yorkshire -63 93 £40,000 +25.00% 32
Manchester -11 87 £38,500 -3.14% 26
Gloucestershire -3 80 £37,500 - 15
Wales +33 72 £37,500 - 12
Edinburgh +20 63 £38,500 -18.94% 9
Reading +4 61 £45,000 -10.00% 19
North East +33 48 £27,500 -16.66% 9
Crawley +16 47 £45,000 +9.75% 5
Nottingham +15 45 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Nottinghamshire +10 45 £35,000 +16.66% 5
East Sussex -27 41 £42,500 -3.40% 3
Tyne and Wear +29 39 £27,500 -15.38% 7

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3798 (54.21%) C++
2 2318 (33.09%) Software Engineering
3 2283 (32.59%) Degree
4 2219 (31.67%) Java
5 2065 (29.47%) Linux
6 1621 (23.14%) C#
7 1466 (20.92%) Finance
8 1328 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
9 1314 (18.76%) Windows
10 1297 (18.51%) Python
11 1289 (18.40%) SQL
12 1184 (16.90%) Computer Science
13 1073 (15.32%) UNIX
14 972 (13.87%) .NET
15 936 (13.36%) OO
16 899 (12.83%) JavaScript
17 773 (11.03%) Microsoft
18 765 (10.92%) HTML
19 762 (10.88%) Oracle
20 758 (10.82%) Mathematics
21 653 (9.32%) XML
22 617 (8.81%) SQL Server
23 609 (8.69%) Security Cleared
24 571 (8.15%) Perl
25 548 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
26 543 (7.75%) Project Management
27 542 (7.74%) Multithreading
28 514 (7.34%) Telecoms
29 500 (7.14%) MS Excel
30 482 (6.88%) Android

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (1.87%) Tomcat
2 130 (1.86%) Apache
3 127 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 90 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 88 (1.26%) IIS
6 82 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 72 (1.03%) WebLogic
8 57 (0.81%) Node.js
9 52 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
10 46 (0.66%) CMS
11 43 (0.61%) MQSeries
12 40 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 37 (0.53%) Confluence
13 37 (0.53%) SAS
14 34 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
15 29 (0.41%) OpenStack
16 28 (0.40%) GlassFish
17 25 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
18 22 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
19 20 (0.29%) Lync
Applications
1 500 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 302 (4.31%) MS Office
3 67 (0.96%) MS Project
4 56 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 54 (0.77%) Simulink
6 37 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 34 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.27%) TargetLink
9 15 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 15 (0.21%) Stateflow
10 12 (0.17%) SPSS
11 11 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
11 11 (0.16%) InDesign
12 8 (0.11%) Maya
12 8 (0.11%) 3ds Max
12 8 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
12 8 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.086%) Mathematica
13 6 (0.086%) Doxygen
14 5 (0.071%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 107 (1.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 53 (0.76%) SAP R/3
3 47 (0.67%) SAP SCM
4 46 (0.66%) SAP APO
5 39 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 19 (0.27%) Magento
6 19 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
7 15 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
9 12 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 11 (0.16%) Advent Geneva
11 10 (0.14%) PORTIA
11 10 (0.14%) Agresso
12 9 (0.13%) Google Analytics
12 9 (0.13%) SAP BPC
13 8 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 7 (0.100%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (0.100%) Markit EDM
14 7 (0.100%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 106 (1.51%) SaaS
2 66 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (0.80%) Office 365
4 36 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.27%) PaaS
7 17 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.14%) IaaS
9 8 (0.11%) Taleo
9 8 (0.11%) GitHub
9 8 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
10 4 (0.057%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.057%) Route 53
10 4 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.043%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.043%) Force.com
11 3 (0.043%) Jelastic
12 2 (0.029%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.014%) Heroku
13 1 (0.014%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 388 (5.54%) TCP/IP
2 255 (3.64%) Internet
3 221 (3.15%) Ethernet
4 207 (2.95%) HTTP
5 173 (2.47%) Firewall
6 171 (2.44%) Wireless
7 147 (2.10%) LAN
8 110 (1.57%) DNS
9 108 (1.54%) SAN
10 103 (1.47%) VoIP
11 94 (1.34%) VPN
12 93 (1.33%) WAN
13 72 (1.03%) DHCP
14 71 (1.01%) SSL
15 68 (0.97%) Network Security
16 66 (0.94%) GSM
17 58 (0.83%) ADSL
18 51 (0.73%) VLAN
19 48 (0.69%) CTI
20 41 (0.59%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 300 (4.28%) MySQL
3 257 (3.67%) Relational Database
4 137 (1.96%) RDBMS
5 103 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 99 (1.41%) Big Data
7 97 (1.38%) Hadoop
8 88 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 70 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 69 (0.98%) NoSQL
12 63 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
13 59 (0.84%) MongoDB
14 57 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 57 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 41 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
16 38 (0.54%) OLTP
17 37 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
17 37 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
17 37 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 376 (5.37%) Subversion
2 308 (4.40%) Visual Studio
3 261 (3.73%) Git (software)
4 140 (2.00%) Maven
5 122 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 116 (1.66%) Eclipse
7 105 (1.50%) Ant
8 104 (1.48%) JIRA
9 85 (1.21%) Selenium
10 83 (1.18%) ClearCase
11 82 (1.17%) JUnit
12 73 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 70 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
14 59 (0.84%) Cucumber
15 56 (0.80%) WebDriver
16 51 (0.73%) Xcode
17 49 (0.70%) Hudson
18 48 (0.69%) Bugzilla
19 47 (0.67%) GDB
20 39 (0.56%) GCC
General
1 1466 (20.92%) Finance
2 514 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 469 (6.69%) Electronics
4 378 (5.40%) Banking
5 282 (4.03%) Retail
6 237 (3.38%) Manufacturing
7 212 (3.03%) Marketing
8 177 (2.53%) Games
9 161 (2.30%) Aerospace
10 141 (2.01%) Financial Institution
11 133 (1.90%) Automotive
12 119 (1.70%) Advertising
13 114 (1.63%) Military
14 111 (1.58%) Investment Banking
15 102 (1.46%) Front Office
16 64 (0.91%) Multimedia
17 60 (0.86%) Back Office
18 49 (0.70%) Legal
19 43 (0.61%) Publishing
20 42 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2390 (34.11%) Developer
2 1576 (22.50%) Software Engineer
3 619 (8.84%) C++ Developer
4 493 (7.04%) Analyst
5 476 (6.79%) Software Developer
6 390 (5.57%) Consultant
7 364 (5.20%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 336 (4.80%) Java Developer
9 313 (4.47%) Senior Developer
10 306 (4.37%) C Developer
11 268 (3.83%) Senior Software Engineer
12 265 (3.78%) Graduate
13 249 (3.55%) Programmer
14 227 (3.24%) Junior
15 212 (3.03%) C# Developer
16 205 (2.93%) C++ Software Engineer
17 167 (2.38%) Architect
18 162 (2.31%) Project Manager
19 143 (2.04%) C Software Engineer
20 141 (2.01%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 972 (13.87%) .NET
2 765 (10.92%) HTML
3 653 (9.32%) XML
4 460 (6.57%) Web Services
5 438 (6.25%) CSS
6 280 (4.00%) J2EE
7 263 (3.75%) ASP.NET
8 237 (3.38%) jQuery
9 222 (3.17%) Spring
10 208 (2.97%) STL
11 167 (2.38%) HTML5
12 164 (2.34%) SOAP
13 153 (2.18%) Middleware
14 149 (2.13%) JSP
15 136 (1.94%) RESTful
16 133 (1.90%) .NET Framework
16 133 (1.90%) WCF
17 125 (1.78%) OpenGL
18 122 (1.74%) XSLT
19 120 (1.71%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1184 (16.90%) Computer Science
2 758 (10.82%) Mathematics
3 548 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 396 (5.65%) Embedded Systems
5 296 (4.22%) Firmware
6 276 (3.94%) Physics
7 250 (3.57%) Open Source
8 226 (3.23%) Device Driver
9 193 (2.75%) Mobile App
10 170 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 146 (2.08%) User Experience
12 133 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
13 132 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 116 (1.66%) iPhone
15 115 (1.64%) Visualisation
16 113 (1.61%) iPad
17 109 (1.56%) VHDL
18 100 (1.43%) Blackberry
19 98 (1.40%) Client/Server
20 81 (1.16%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2065 (29.47%) Linux
2 1314 (18.76%) Windows
3 1073 (15.32%) UNIX
4 482 (6.88%) Android
5 342 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 190 (2.71%) Embedded Linux
7 144 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 118 (1.68%) Mac OS X
9 106 (1.51%) Solaris
10 86 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 81 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 71 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
13 66 (0.94%) Windows 7
13 66 (0.94%) AIX
14 59 (0.84%) Mac OS
15 56 (0.80%) HPUX
16 53 (0.76%) Windows Phone
17 48 (0.69%) Debian
18 41 (0.59%) CentOS
19 40 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2318 (33.09%) Software Engineering
2 1328 (18.96%) Agile Software Development
3 936 (13.36%) OO
4 543 (7.75%) Project Management
5 542 (7.74%) Multithreading
6 449 (6.41%) TDD
7 424 (6.05%) Mentoring
8 409 (5.84%) Scrum
9 352 (5.02%) UML
10 332 (4.74%) ITIL
11 294 (4.20%) OOD
12 284 (4.05%) OOP
13 262 (3.74%) Configuration Management
14 245 (3.50%) Unit Testing
15 222 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
16 220 (3.14%) E-Commerce
17 216 (3.08%) Analytics
18 211 (3.01%) MVC
19 208 (2.97%) Software Testing
20 204 (2.91%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3798 (54.21%) C++
2 2219 (31.67%) Java
3 1621 (23.14%) C#
4 1297 (18.51%) Python
5 1289 (18.40%) SQL
6 899 (12.83%) JavaScript
7 571 (8.15%) Perl
8 439 (6.27%) Embedded C
9 427 (6.09%) PHP
10 329 (4.70%) Ruby
11 255 (3.64%) Shell Script
12 248 (3.54%) Embedded C++
13 239 (3.41%) Objective-C
14 208 (2.97%) Bash Shell
15 202 (2.88%) Assembly Language
16 182 (2.60%) MATLAB
17 174 (2.48%) VB
18 133 (1.90%) PL/SQL
19 85 (1.21%) VB.NET
20 82 (1.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2283 (32.59%) Degree
2 609 (8.69%) Security Cleared
3 288 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 196 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 146 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 141 (2.01%) PhD
7 100 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 83 (1.18%) PMI Certification
9 65 (0.93%) CISSP
10 63 (0.90%) CCDA
11 61 (0.87%) CCNA
12 60 (0.86%) HND
13 56 (0.80%) CCDP
13 56 (0.80%) ISEB
14 48 (0.69%) MCP
15 43 (0.61%) MCSE
16 38 (0.54%) PMP
17 35 (0.50%) CEH
18 30 (0.43%) HNC
19 29 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (3.97%) QA
2 135 (1.93%) ISO 9001
3 114 (1.63%) SLA
4 46 (0.66%) JTAG
5 30 (0.43%) IEC 61508
5 30 (0.43%) ISO 9000
5 30 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 25 (0.36%) DO-178B
7 24 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (0.30%) JSP 440
9 19 (0.27%) EMIR
10 18 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
11 12 (0.17%) COBIT
12 10 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.11%) Basel II
13 8 (0.11%) TickIT
13 8 (0.11%) Basel III
13 8 (0.11%) Solvency II
14 7 (0.100%) Data Quality
15 4 (0.057%) CRD IV
System Software
1 165 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 163 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (1.10%) Hyper-V
4 33 (0.47%) vSphere
5 31 (0.44%) NFS
6 22 (0.31%) Terminal Services
6 22 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 22 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (0.30%) XenApp
8 17 (0.24%) KVM
9 16 (0.23%) Xen
10 14 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.13%) Samba
12 8 (0.11%) Nmap
12 8 (0.11%) XenServer
13 7 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.100%) Sendmail
14 6 (0.086%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.086%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.086%) Snort
Systems Management
1 93 (1.33%) Puppet
2 78 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (0.54%) Nagios
4 34 (0.49%) NetBackup
5 28 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 23 (0.33%) OpenView
7 19 (0.27%) Control-M
8 15 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 14 (0.20%) SCOM
10 13 (0.19%) Data Guard
10 13 (0.19%) Legato
11 10 (0.14%) SCCM
11 10 (0.14%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.086%) YUM
13 6 (0.086%) HP SIM
14 5 (0.071%) Capistrano
14 5 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 5 (0.071%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 773 (11.03%) Microsoft
2 762 (10.88%) Oracle
3 251 (3.58%) HP
4 199 (2.84%) VMware
5 173 (2.47%) Cisco
6 155 (2.21%) SAP
7 136 (1.94%) IBM
8 127 (1.81%) Red Hat
9 83 (1.18%) EMC
10 70 (1.00%) JBoss
11 69 (0.98%) Google
12 64 (0.91%) Apple
13 60 (0.86%) Perforce
14 59 (0.84%) Citrix
15 48 (0.69%) NetApp
15 48 (0.69%) TIBCO
16 47 (0.67%) Business Objects
17 46 (0.66%) Dell
18 41 (0.59%) Sybase
19 39 (0.56%) Atlassian
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + car allowance + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £22k - 24k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £50k to £60k + equity
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + +Pension, other Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
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Salary: £25k - 50k per year
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
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Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 - £70000 Per Annum Up to £70,000 per Annum + Ben
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Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple positions) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £62,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
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Aston Carter
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive (Negotiable)
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
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