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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 92 89 110
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing C 2725 3223 3104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.05% 3.00% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 5.73% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2156 2528 2425
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,905 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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
47777 56274 57553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.47% 52.43% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41004 48336 49226
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 £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -2 2628 £47,500 - 370
London +2 905 £65,000 +8.33% 124
South East -8 545 £45,000 - 69
South West +6 324 £42,500 +6.25% 28
East of England -12 307 £47,000 +4.44% 73
Gloucestershire -2 193 £45,000 +4.65% 7
Cambridgeshire +1 175 £52,500 +5.00% 53
North West +18 161 £40,000 -11.11% 21
West Midlands +4 155 £38,000 -5.00% 19
Hampshire -5 144 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Cambridge 0 137 £52,500 +5.00% 49
Yorkshire +24 121 £40,000 - 15
Berkshire 0 113 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Manchester +20 110 £42,500 -3.41% 9
City of London -10 104 £77,500 +24.00% 31
Oxfordshire +33 99 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Hertfordshire -8 71 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Surrey -28 70 £52,500 +16.66% 9
West Yorkshire +29 63 £45,000 +5.88% 12
East Midlands -30 59 £40,000 +6.66% 12
Birmingham +4 54 £38,000 -5.00% 4
Bristol +26 48 £41,250 -10.81% 11
Leeds +33 47 £44,000 +21.37% 11
West Sussex +17 44 £48,000 +6.66% 2
Scotland +17 39 £45,000 +5.88% 40
Reading -11 37 £56,250 +18.42% 7
Southampton +27 35 £45,000 +2.85% 5
Wales +2 35 £37,500 +7.79% 7
Cheshire +14 34 £40,000 -15.78% 8
Buckinghamshire 0 34 £39,000 -13.33% 9

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 2746 (48.82%) C++
2 1757 (31.24%) Linux
3 1692 (30.08%) Java
3 1692 (30.08%) Software Engineering
4 1571 (27.93%) Degree
5 1553 (27.61%) Python
6 1340 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
7 1121 (19.93%) Windows
8 1086 (19.31%) C#
9 954 (16.96%) Finance
10 943 (16.76%) Security Cleared
11 912 (16.21%) SQL
12 895 (15.91%) Computer Science
13 734 (13.05%) Unix
14 730 (12.98%) Microsoft
15 713 (12.68%) JavaScript
16 611 (10.86%) Perl
17 583 (10.36%) .NET
18 582 (10.35%) DV Cleared
19 568 (10.10%) HTML
20 537 (9.55%) Mathematics
21 525 (9.33%) Oracle
22 457 (8.12%) Embedded C
23 454 (8.07%) Scrum
24 445 (7.91%) Telecoms
25 438 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
26 427 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
27 422 (7.50%) Electronics
28 409 (7.27%) MS Excel
29 407 (7.24%) TCP/IP

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
1 167 (2.97%) Apache
2 110 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 107 (1.90%) Apache Pig
4 106 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 105 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 101 (1.80%) Apache Spark
7 93 (1.65%) Confluence
8 84 (1.49%) JBoss
9 83 (1.48%) IIS
10 74 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
11 72 (1.28%) MS Exchange
12 69 (1.23%) nginx
13 61 (1.08%) SharePoint
14 49 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 41 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
16 37 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 32 (0.57%) CMS
18 22 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
18 22 (0.39%) Skype for Business
19 21 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 409 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 207 (3.68%) MS Office
3 83 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (0.98%) Simulink
5 27 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.41%) MS Project
7 21 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.28%) GNU Octave
9 11 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.20%) AutoCAD
9 11 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
10 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.16%) SPSS
12 8 (0.14%) OrCAD
13 7 (0.12%) 3ds Max
13 7 (0.12%) Maya
13 7 (0.12%) TargetLink
14 6 (0.11%) InfoPath
15 5 (0.089%) Doxygen
15 5 (0.089%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 84 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
2 44 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 24 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
6 22 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
6 22 (0.39%) SAP GRC
7 21 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
8 19 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 18 (0.32%) assyst
10 16 (0.28%) Maximo
10 16 (0.28%) Temenos T24
11 13 (0.23%) thinkFolio
12 12 (0.21%) Finacle
12 12 (0.21%) Magento
12 12 (0.21%) Sonata
12 12 (0.21%) Summit
13 10 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
14 9 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 217 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
2 160 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (2.38%) SaaS
4 88 (1.56%) GitHub
5 68 (1.21%) Office 365
6 54 (0.96%) PaaS
7 51 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
8 46 (0.82%) Amazon S3
9 44 (0.78%) IaaS
10 37 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 31 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
12 30 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 29 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
14 23 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
15 21 (0.37%) G Suite
16 20 (0.36%) Slack
17 18 (0.32%) Mimecast
18 5 (0.089%) SuccessFactors
19 4 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
19 4 (0.071%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 407 (7.24%) TCP/IP
2 207 (3.68%) Firewall
3 201 (3.57%) HTTP
4 187 (3.32%) Wireless
5 165 (2.93%) Internet
6 118 (2.10%) DNS
7 117 (2.08%) Network Security
8 114 (2.03%) LAN
9 112 (1.99%) Ethernet
10 104 (1.85%) VPN
11 102 (1.81%) LDAP
12 98 (1.74%) WAN
13 89 (1.58%) VoIP
13 89 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
14 79 (1.40%) SSL
15 78 (1.39%) Bluetooth
16 70 (1.24%) SAN
17 68 (1.21%) RS-485
18 60 (1.07%) MPLS
19 59 (1.05%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 285 (5.07%) MySQL
3 242 (4.30%) Big Data
4 227 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 200 (3.56%) Hadoop
6 168 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 149 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 143 (2.54%) Oracle Database
9 120 (2.13%) Apache Hive
10 111 (1.97%) NoSQL
11 58 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
12 53 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (0.91%) GIS
14 48 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 42 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
16 33 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
17 30 (0.53%) Redis
18 29 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
19 28 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 285 (5.07%) Git (software)
2 237 (4.21%) JIRA
3 204 (3.63%) Jenkins
4 176 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 167 (2.97%) Subversion
6 128 (2.28%) Selenium
7 84 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 80 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 66 (1.17%) Maven
9 66 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
10 59 (1.05%) Metasploit
11 49 (0.87%) Ant
11 49 (0.87%) Eclipse
12 42 (0.75%) JUnit
13 37 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 36 (0.64%) TeamCity
15 31 (0.55%) LabVIEW
16 30 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
17 28 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
17 28 (0.50%) Robot Framework
General
1 954 (16.96%) Finance
2 445 (7.91%) Telecoms
3 422 (7.50%) Electronics
4 296 (5.26%) Banking
5 199 (3.54%) Retail
6 154 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 150 (2.67%) Automotive
8 144 (2.56%) Games
9 113 (2.01%) Marketing
10 102 (1.81%) Military
11 100 (1.78%) Aerospace
12 87 (1.55%) Legal
13 77 (1.37%) Advertising
14 72 (1.28%) Investment Banking
15 68 (1.21%) Back Office
16 61 (1.08%) Front Office
17 34 (0.60%) Law
18 32 (0.57%) Financial Institution
19 31 (0.55%) Publishing
20 24 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1383 (24.59%) Developer
2 1106 (19.66%) Software Engineer
3 524 (9.32%) Embedded Engineer
4 430 (7.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 413 (7.34%) Analyst
6 393 (6.99%) Consultant
7 382 (6.79%) Software Developer
8 375 (6.67%) C++ Developer
9 351 (6.24%) C++ Software Engineer
10 312 (5.55%) C Software Engineer
11 279 (4.96%) Architect
12 258 (4.59%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 235 (4.18%) Senior Developer
14 230 (4.09%) Graduate
15 226 (4.02%) C Developer
16 207 (3.68%) Linux Engineer
17 195 (3.47%) Embedded C Engineer
17 195 (3.47%) Java Developer
18 172 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
19 170 (3.02%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (10.36%) .NET
2 568 (10.10%) HTML
3 370 (6.58%) CSS
4 344 (6.12%) XML
5 285 (5.07%) Web Services
6 207 (3.68%) jQuery
7 184 (3.27%) AngularJS
8 183 (3.25%) ASP.NET
9 167 (2.97%) Spring
10 162 (2.88%) HTML5
11 152 (2.70%) Middleware
12 135 (2.40%) Hibernate
13 131 (2.33%) J2EE
13 131 (2.33%) Node.js
14 129 (2.29%) Qt
15 125 (2.22%) Java EE
16 118 (2.10%) LAMP
17 112 (1.99%) STL
18 111 (1.97%) .NET Framework
19 96 (1.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 895 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 537 (9.55%) Mathematics
3 438 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 344 (6.12%) Algorithms
5 262 (4.66%) Physics
6 228 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
7 206 (3.66%) Management Information System
8 176 (3.13%) Data Centre
9 165 (2.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 143 (2.54%) Visualisation
11 128 (2.28%) Device Driver
12 127 (2.26%) Mobile App
13 104 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
13 104 (1.85%) User Experience
14 93 (1.65%) Data Structures
15 82 (1.46%) PKI
16 81 (1.44%) VHDL
17 73 (1.30%) Fintech
18 70 (1.24%) Client/Server
19 65 (1.16%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1757 (31.24%) Linux
2 1121 (19.93%) Windows
3 734 (13.05%) Unix
4 292 (5.19%) Android
5 208 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 173 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 119 (2.12%) Embedded Linux
8 111 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 105 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 99 (1.76%) Mac OS X
11 97 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 96 (1.71%) Windows 7
13 77 (1.37%) VxWorks
14 74 (1.32%) CentOS
15 43 (0.76%) Mac OS
16 36 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (0.60%) Ubuntu
18 33 (0.59%) Windows XP
19 32 (0.57%) Solaris
20 28 (0.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1692 (30.08%) Software Engineering
2 1340 (23.82%) Agile Software Development
3 454 (8.07%) Scrum
4 427 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
5 405 (7.20%) DevOps
6 401 (7.13%) Mentoring
7 399 (7.09%) SDLC
8 370 (6.58%) OO
9 355 (6.31%) Multithreading
10 334 (5.94%) Penetration Testing
11 320 (5.69%) ITIL
12 318 (5.65%) Project Management
13 308 (5.48%) TDD
14 299 (5.32%) Information Security
15 280 (4.98%) Continuous Integration
16 276 (4.91%) Open Source
17 242 (4.30%) UML
18 223 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
19 204 (3.63%) Validation
20 202 (3.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2746 (48.82%) C++
2 1692 (30.08%) Java
3 1553 (27.61%) Python
4 1086 (19.31%) C#
5 912 (16.21%) SQL
6 713 (12.68%) JavaScript
7 611 (10.86%) Perl
8 457 (8.12%) Embedded C
9 399 (7.09%) Bash Shell
10 366 (6.51%) PHP
11 360 (6.40%) Ruby
12 211 (3.75%) Embedded C++
13 205 (3.64%) MATLAB
14 178 (3.16%) Objective-C
15 172 (3.06%) PowerShell
16 168 (2.99%) Shell Script
17 134 (2.38%) Go
18 117 (2.08%) Assembly Language
19 114 (2.03%) Scala
20 101 (1.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 1571 (27.93%) Degree
2 943 (16.76%) Security Cleared
3 582 (10.35%) DV Cleared
4 395 (7.02%) SC Cleared
5 191 (3.40%) CISSP
6 165 (2.93%) PhD
7 149 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
8 119 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 105 (1.87%) CCNA
10 103 (1.83%) CEH
11 101 (1.80%) GIAC
12 94 (1.67%) CREST Certified
13 75 (1.33%) MCSE
14 72 (1.28%) OSCP
15 64 (1.14%) CompTIA Security+
15 64 (1.14%) Security+ Certification
16 63 (1.12%) CISM
17 62 (1.10%) ISEB
17 62 (1.10%) SANS
18 58 (1.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (5.03%) QA
2 119 (2.12%) SLA
3 71 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 69 (1.23%) MISRA
5 62 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 32 (0.57%) MISRA C
8 30 (0.53%) ISO13485
9 22 (0.39%) COBIT
10 21 (0.37%) DICOM
11 17 (0.30%) JTAG
12 16 (0.28%) DO-178B
13 15 (0.27%) IEC 61508
14 12 (0.21%) JSP 440
15 9 (0.16%) PMBOK
16 8 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 7 (0.12%) ISO26262
18 6 (0.11%) ISO 14001
18 6 (0.11%) ISO22301
System Software
1 310 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 279 (4.96%) Firmware
3 260 (4.62%) Active Directory
4 99 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 90 (1.60%) Docker
6 41 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 38 (0.68%) VMware ESX
7 38 (0.68%) vSphere
8 36 (0.64%) NFS
9 34 (0.60%) KVM
10 26 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
11 19 (0.34%) Terminal Services
12 18 (0.32%) Snort
12 18 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
13 14 (0.25%) XenApp
13 14 (0.25%) XenDesktop
14 13 (0.23%) HDFS
15 12 (0.21%) Apache Flume
15 12 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
16 11 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 220 (3.91%) Puppet
2 157 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 123 (2.19%) Ansible
4 118 (2.10%) Nessus
5 109 (1.94%) Nmap
6 46 (0.82%) OpenVAS
7 38 (0.68%) Nagios
8 36 (0.64%) OpenAM
9 35 (0.62%) SELinux
10 34 (0.60%) SCCM
11 29 (0.52%) Kubernetes
12 25 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
12 25 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
12 25 (0.44%) SCOM
13 19 (0.34%) yum
14 16 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
14 16 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
15 15 (0.27%) Mesos
16 13 (0.23%) Terraform
17 12 (0.21%) rkt
Vendors
1 730 (12.98%) Microsoft
2 525 (9.33%) Oracle
3 349 (6.20%) VMware
4 217 (3.86%) Cisco
5 142 (2.52%) Red Hat
6 122 (2.17%) SAP
7 95 (1.69%) EMC
8 85 (1.51%) HP
9 83 (1.48%) Atlassian
10 78 (1.39%) IBM
11 71 (1.26%) Google
12 55 (0.98%) Sun
13 54 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
14 53 (0.94%) Qualys
15 46 (0.82%) Coverity
16 44 (0.78%) Citrix
17 40 (0.71%) Sophos
18 38 (0.68%) Symantec
19 37 (0.66%) NetApp
20 36 (0.64%) Dell
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefit Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Royston, Hertfordshire
Empiric.com
Salary: Completely negotiable and excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 43,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £28k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
Posted: Yesterday
West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: Yesterday
West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Competitive Salary plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago