The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 88 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 3593 3949 4673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.97% 3.55% 3.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 6.65% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2925 3015 3762
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63832 59398 67289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.72% 53.42% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 53824 50926 59412
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -18 3420 £42,500 +6.25% 806
London -16 1149 £57,500 +15.00% 181
South East -8 887 £42,500 +6.25% 216
East of England -13 438 £40,000 - 146
South West -9 328 £38,000 +9.35% 85
City of London +27 292 £57,500 -4.16% 60
Cambridgeshire -7 220 £40,000 -5.88% 106
Surrey +17 210 £45,000 +20.00% 28
Hampshire -13 209 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Cambridge -6 195 £40,000 -11.11% 93
Yorkshire -21 157 £35,750 +2.14% 27
West Midlands +9 148 £37,500 +2.73% 42
Gloucestershire +8 141 £40,000 +6.66% 18
North West -68 139 £35,000 - 62
Berkshire -18 131 £45,000 - 64
East Midlands +17 121 £34,250 -2.14% 31
Hertfordshire -5 117 £37,500 -6.25% 22
West Sussex +18 103 £45,000 +12.50% 16
West Yorkshire -21 94 £37,500 - 8
Scotland -25 91 £40,000 +1.26% 18
Cheltenham +14 88 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Oxfordshire -21 86 £43,750 +2.94% 43
Bristol -19 74 £30,000 -14.28% 30
Manchester -57 70 £33,000 -1.49% 31
Leeds +4 66 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Birmingham +23 64 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Reading -14 59 £35,500 -14.45% 32
Essex -20 58 £44,000 +10.00% 7
Southampton -1 56 £42,000 +5.00% 9
Guildford +12 51 £32,500 -13.33% 8

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3684 (54.67%) C++
2 2374 (35.23%) Software Engineering
3 2195 (32.58%) Java
4 2094 (31.08%) Degree
5 1870 (27.75%) Linux
6 1587 (23.55%) C#
7 1447 (21.48%) SQL
8 1371 (20.35%) Windows
9 1247 (18.51%) Computer Science
10 1230 (18.25%) UNIX
11 1225 (18.18%) Finance
12 1137 (16.87%) .NET
13 1052 (15.61%) Python
14 965 (14.32%) OO
15 836 (12.41%) Microsoft
16 802 (11.90%) JavaScript
17 798 (11.84%) HTML
18 687 (10.20%) Oracle
19 682 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
20 642 (9.53%) Perl
21 637 (9.45%) XML
22 607 (9.01%) Mathematics
23 567 (8.41%) MS Excel
24 562 (8.34%) SQL Server
24 562 (8.34%) Electronics
25 547 (8.12%) Android
26 518 (7.69%) Embedded C
27 503 (7.47%) Security Cleared
28 490 (7.27%) CSS
29 482 (7.15%) PHP

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 129 (1.91%) Tomcat
2 125 (1.86%) Apache
3 102 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 91 (1.35%) WebLogic
5 84 (1.25%) WebSphere
6 78 (1.16%) MS Exchange
7 54 (0.80%) IIS
8 42 (0.62%) CMS
9 41 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 40 (0.59%) Confluence
11 38 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
12 36 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
13 35 (0.52%) Node.js
14 29 (0.43%) SAS
15 28 (0.42%) MQSeries
15 28 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
16 24 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 21 (0.31%) Lync
18 19 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
19 16 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 567 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 258 (3.83%) MS Office
3 62 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 51 (0.76%) Simulink
5 44 (0.65%) MS Project
6 24 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 24 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 14 (0.21%) Doxygen
8 10 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 10 (0.15%) Mathematica
9 8 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
9 8 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.12%) Stata
10 6 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.089%) LaTeX
10 6 (0.089%) FrameMaker
10 6 (0.089%) Maya
11 5 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.074%) MicroStation
12 4 (0.059%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 61 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
2 49 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 39 (0.58%) SAP R/3
4 34 (0.50%) Summit
5 27 (0.40%) SAP APO
5 27 (0.40%) SAP SCM
6 24 (0.36%) Magento
7 18 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
9 12 (0.18%) SAP Business One
9 12 (0.18%) Line 50
9 12 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
10 11 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
10 11 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
10 11 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (0.16%) MultiFonds
11 10 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
12 9 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
13 8 (0.12%) Kondor+
13 8 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 124 (1.84%) SaaS
2 27 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.16%) Office 365
6 9 (0.13%) GitHub
7 8 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.10%) PaaS
9 4 (0.059%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.059%) IaaS
9 4 (0.059%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.045%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.045%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.030%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.030%) Joyent
11 2 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.030%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.015%) Trello
12 1 (0.015%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 451 (6.69%) TCP/IP
2 236 (3.50%) Internet
3 223 (3.31%) Wireless
4 204 (3.03%) HTTP
5 194 (2.88%) Ethernet
6 156 (2.32%) Firewall
7 127 (1.88%) DNS
8 111 (1.65%) SAN
9 88 (1.31%) Network Security
10 81 (1.20%) SSL
11 80 (1.19%) VoIP
12 72 (1.07%) LAN
13 71 (1.05%) VPN
14 65 (0.96%) DHCP
15 62 (0.92%) GSM
16 58 (0.86%) LDAP
17 56 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
18 55 (0.82%) SNMP
19 50 (0.74%) WAN
20 47 (0.70%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 365 (5.42%) MySQL
3 346 (5.14%) Relational Database
4 224 (3.32%) RDBMS
5 137 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 99 (1.47%) Big Data
7 97 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
8 87 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
9 79 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 78 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (0.95%) NoSQL
12 58 (0.86%) Hadoop
13 54 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 53 (0.79%) MongoDB
15 52 (0.77%) Informix
16 48 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 41 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 41 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
18 35 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
19 30 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 381 (5.65%) Subversion
2 337 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 206 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 152 (2.26%) Eclipse
5 120 (1.78%) Selenium
6 111 (1.65%) Maven
7 109 (1.62%) Xcode
8 103 (1.53%) Jenkins
9 97 (1.44%) Ant
10 79 (1.17%) JUnit
11 76 (1.13%) JIRA
12 74 (1.10%) Hudson
13 68 (1.01%) Cucumber
14 67 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 57 (0.85%) WebDriver
16 53 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 46 (0.68%) Mercurial
18 41 (0.61%) ProC
19 40 (0.59%) eggPlant
20 39 (0.58%) GCC
General
1 1225 (18.18%) Finance
2 562 (8.34%) Electronics
3 479 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 394 (5.85%) Banking
5 310 (4.60%) Manufacturing
6 247 (3.67%) Retail
7 231 (3.43%) Games
8 218 (3.24%) Marketing
9 135 (2.00%) Automotive
10 129 (1.91%) Advertising
11 120 (1.78%) Investment Banking
12 117 (1.74%) Aerospace
13 111 (1.65%) Front Office
13 111 (1.65%) Military
14 99 (1.47%) Legal
15 81 (1.20%) Financial Institution
16 63 (0.93%) Multimedia
17 45 (0.67%) Publishing
18 39 (0.58%) French Language
19 34 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2232 (33.13%) Developer
2 1688 (25.05%) Software Engineer
3 577 (8.56%) Software Developer
4 473 (7.02%) C++ Developer
5 460 (6.83%) Analyst
6 421 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 352 (5.22%) Consultant
8 328 (4.87%) C++ Software Engineer
9 298 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 289 (4.29%) C Software Engineer
11 285 (4.23%) Graduate
12 282 (4.19%) Java Developer
13 267 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
14 221 (3.28%) C Developer
15 204 (3.03%) C# Developer
16 192 (2.85%) Junior
17 185 (2.75%) Programmer
18 160 (2.37%) Architect
19 157 (2.33%) .NET Developer
20 156 (2.32%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1137 (16.87%) .NET
2 798 (11.84%) HTML
3 637 (9.45%) XML
4 490 (7.27%) CSS
5 441 (6.54%) Web Services
6 316 (4.69%) ASP.NET
7 282 (4.19%) jQuery
8 242 (3.59%) STL
9 240 (3.56%) Spring
10 231 (3.43%) HTML5
11 225 (3.34%) J2EE
12 211 (3.13%) WCF
13 200 (2.97%) SOAP
14 192 (2.85%) Ajax
15 188 (2.79%) .NET Framework
16 175 (2.60%) JSON
17 149 (2.21%) WPF
18 143 (2.12%) Qt
19 139 (2.06%) Hibernate
20 135 (2.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1247 (18.51%) Computer Science
2 607 (9.01%) Mathematics
3 310 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
4 280 (4.16%) Device Driver
5 242 (3.59%) Physics
6 239 (3.55%) Firmware
7 227 (3.37%) Open Source
8 224 (3.32%) Mobile App
9 179 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
10 159 (2.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 155 (2.30%) Management Information System
12 141 (2.09%) VHDL
13 128 (1.90%) Blackberry
14 114 (1.69%) Derivative
15 110 (1.63%) iPhone
16 107 (1.59%) iPad
17 106 (1.57%) Client/Server
18 104 (1.54%) SystemC
19 91 (1.35%) NHS
20 89 (1.32%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1870 (27.75%) Linux
2 1371 (20.35%) Windows
3 1230 (18.25%) UNIX
4 547 (8.12%) Android
5 351 (5.21%) Apple iOS
6 178 (2.64%) Embedded Linux
7 149 (2.21%) Solaris
8 122 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 106 (1.57%) Windows 7
10 100 (1.48%) Mac OS X
11 76 (1.13%) AIX
12 70 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 65 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
14 64 (0.95%) Windows XP
15 49 (0.73%) Windows Phone
16 47 (0.70%) CentOS
17 39 (0.58%) Windows 8
18 38 (0.56%) Mac OS
19 35 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
20 32 (0.47%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2374 (35.23%) Software Engineering
2 965 (14.32%) OO
3 682 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
4 470 (6.98%) Multithreading
5 432 (6.41%) TDD
6 409 (6.07%) Project Management
7 388 (5.76%) Scrum
8 358 (5.31%) UML
9 313 (4.65%) Unit Testing
10 288 (4.27%) OOD
11 286 (4.24%) MVC
12 282 (4.19%) OOP
13 252 (3.74%) ITIL
14 222 (3.29%) Configuration Management
15 198 (2.94%) E-Commerce
16 186 (2.76%) Validation
17 184 (2.73%) iOS Development
18 183 (2.72%) Analytics
19 178 (2.64%) Continuous Integration
20 171 (2.54%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3684 (54.67%) C++
2 2195 (32.58%) Java
3 1587 (23.55%) C#
4 1447 (21.48%) SQL
5 1052 (15.61%) Python
6 802 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 642 (9.53%) Perl
8 518 (7.69%) Embedded C
9 482 (7.15%) PHP
10 298 (4.42%) Shell Script
11 267 (3.96%) Assembly Language
12 265 (3.93%) Objective-C
13 254 (3.77%) Embedded C++
14 225 (3.34%) Ruby
15 208 (3.09%) MATLAB
16 202 (3.00%) PL/SQL
17 190 (2.82%) VB
18 157 (2.33%) Bash Shell
19 156 (2.32%) T-SQL
20 60 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2094 (31.08%) Degree
2 503 (7.47%) Security Cleared
3 246 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 147 (2.18%) PhD
5 135 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 103 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
7 100 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 69 (1.02%) MCP
9 50 (0.74%) CCDP
10 48 (0.71%) MCSE
11 47 (0.70%) HND
12 46 (0.68%) CCDA
13 38 (0.56%) CISSP
14 36 (0.53%) ISEB
15 32 (0.47%) CEH
16 27 (0.40%) CCNP
16 27 (0.40%) CCNA
17 25 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (0.33%) ISTQB
19 21 (0.31%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 349 (5.18%) QA
2 117 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 107 (1.59%) SLA
4 55 (0.82%) JTAG
5 41 (0.61%) IEC 61508
6 24 (0.36%) TickIT
7 23 (0.34%) DO-178B
8 22 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 21 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 20 (0.30%) ISO 9000
11 13 (0.19%) HL7
12 12 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (0.13%) JSP 440
13 9 (0.13%) ISO 14001
13 9 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
13 9 (0.13%) Basel III
14 8 (0.12%) Data Quality
14 8 (0.12%) COBIT
15 3 (0.045%) DICOM
15 3 (0.045%) COREP
System Software
1 170 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 132 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 27 (0.40%) vSphere
5 26 (0.39%) NFS
6 25 (0.37%) KVM
7 24 (0.36%) XenApp
8 20 (0.30%) Xen
9 18 (0.27%) Sendmail
10 16 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.22%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.21%) qmail
13 12 (0.18%) Cygwin
14 11 (0.16%) XenServer
14 11 (0.16%) Varnish
15 9 (0.13%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.13%) Terminal Server
15 9 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (0.10%) Postfix
17 6 (0.089%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 85 (1.26%) Puppet
2 67 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (0.77%) Nagios
4 45 (0.67%) SCOM
5 29 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 27 (0.40%) SCCM
7 25 (0.37%) Tivoli
7 25 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
8 24 (0.36%) NetBackup
9 23 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 23 (0.34%) Cisco UCCE
10 20 (0.30%) Cisco IPCC
11 17 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
11 17 (0.25%) YUM
12 16 (0.24%) Legato
13 14 (0.21%) MAILsweeper
13 14 (0.21%) Zenoss
13 14 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 12 (0.18%) OpenView
15 11 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 836 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 687 (10.20%) Oracle
3 213 (3.16%) HP
4 183 (2.72%) VMware
5 176 (2.61%) Cisco
6 128 (1.90%) SAP
7 103 (1.53%) IBM
8 99 (1.47%) JBoss
9 95 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 88 (1.31%) Google
11 86 (1.28%) EMC
12 73 (1.08%) Citrix
13 68 (1.01%) Sybase
14 64 (0.95%) Perforce
15 62 (0.92%) Apple
16 52 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
17 51 (0.76%) Zend
18 48 (0.71%) Atlassian
18 48 (0.71%) NetApp
19 43 (0.64%) BT
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 54 minutes ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + HFT, Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + 29 days + Share Ops + Pension + mo
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-70,000 + 20% Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago