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

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 94 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 2943 3178 3695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.95% 2.94% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 5.72% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2279 2416 3048
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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
52141 55573 62414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.31% 51.41% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 45144 47268 53324
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 May 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 May 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 +12 2803 £47,500 +5.55% 456
London -31 875 £62,500 +8.69% 136
South East +38 759 £45,000 +1.12% 97
East of England -1 358 £42,500 - 66
South West -8 309 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Cambridgeshire -3 170 £42,500 -3.40% 47
Surrey +37 168 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Gloucestershire +7 164 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Cambridge +2 146 £42,500 -5.55% 42
East Midlands +44 140 £37,500 - 20
Berkshire +33 137 £50,000 - 22
City of London -25 137 £70,000 +16.66% 29
Oxfordshire +30 130 £55,000 +37.50% 12
Hampshire -21 121 £45,000 +5.88% 20
West Midlands -12 120 £40,000 +8.10% 33
Yorkshire +21 116 £40,000 +11.11% 23
Hertfordshire +36 115 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Sussex +43 97 £40,000 -5.88% 7
North West +2 97 £46,000 +5.74% 35
Bristol +12 77 £40,000 - 11
West Yorkshire +37 71 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Manchester -8 65 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Scotland -34 55 £47,500 +21.79% 10
Reading +38 53 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Northamptonshire +48 51 £37,500 +82.92% 9
Leeds +17 51 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Wales +10 51 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Cheltenham +17 50 £47,500 +58.33% 4
Crawley +21 49 £46,500 -15.45% 6
Walton-on-Thames 0 49 £47,500 -13.63% 1

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3025 (51.22%) C++
2 1928 (32.64%) Software Engineering
3 1759 (29.78%) Degree
4 1752 (29.66%) Java
5 1692 (28.65%) Linux
6 1232 (20.86%) Python
7 1178 (19.95%) Windows
8 1171 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
9 1100 (18.63%) Finance
10 1014 (17.17%) SQL
11 959 (16.24%) C#
12 915 (15.49%) Computer Science
13 903 (15.29%) Security Cleared
14 895 (15.15%) Unix
15 713 (12.07%) Microsoft
16 653 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
17 603 (10.21%) JavaScript
18 574 (9.72%) Oracle
19 561 (9.50%) OO
20 559 (9.46%) Mathematics
21 555 (9.40%) .NET
22 542 (9.18%) HTML
23 538 (9.11%) Perl
24 529 (8.96%) SC Cleared
25 489 (8.28%) SQL Server
26 470 (7.96%) Telecoms
27 465 (7.87%) Electronics
28 444 (7.52%) SDLC
29 439 (7.43%) DV Cleared
30 407 (6.89%) Multithreading

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
1 136 (2.30%) Apache
2 101 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 93 (1.57%) Node.js
4 85 (1.44%) CMS
5 83 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 82 (1.39%) IIS
6 82 (1.39%) SAS
7 73 (1.24%) Apache Spark
8 59 (1.00%) JBoss
9 56 (0.95%) Apache Pig
10 52 (0.88%) Confluence
11 43 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
12 39 (0.66%) nginx
13 35 (0.59%) WebSphere
14 33 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
14 33 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
15 32 (0.54%) OpenStack
16 31 (0.52%) SharePoint
17 29 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 366 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 202 (3.42%) MS Office
3 105 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 40 (0.68%) MS Project
5 39 (0.66%) Simulink
6 19 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.29%) TargetLink
8 11 (0.19%) S-PLUS
9 10 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
10 9 (0.15%) OrCAD
11 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.12%) Mathematica
11 7 (0.12%) SPSS
12 6 (0.10%) 3ds Max
12 6 (0.10%) Maya
13 5 (0.085%) SOLIDWORKS
13 5 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.068%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 42 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 35 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 32 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (0.36%) Finacle
5 21 (0.36%) Temenos T24
6 15 (0.25%) SAP ERP
7 14 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 13 (0.22%) assyst
8 13 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.20%) SAP GRC
10 11 (0.19%) Unica
11 8 (0.14%) Misys Opics
11 8 (0.14%) SAP CRM
11 8 (0.14%) thinkFolio
12 7 (0.12%) Infor M3
12 7 (0.12%) LatentZero
13 6 (0.10%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 139 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (2.12%) SaaS
3 103 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 64 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
5 59 (1.00%) Office 365
6 49 (0.83%) PaaS
7 34 (0.58%) IaaS
8 32 (0.54%) GitHub
9 18 (0.30%) Mimecast
10 10 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.14%) Rackspace Cloud
13 7 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.10%) MailChimp
15 5 (0.085%) Route 53
16 3 (0.051%) Adobe Analytics
16 3 (0.051%) CloudFront
16 3 (0.051%) iTunes
17 2 (0.034%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 394 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 213 (3.61%) Firewall
3 199 (3.37%) Internet
4 167 (2.83%) Wireless
5 159 (2.69%) Network Security
6 130 (2.20%) HTTP
7 128 (2.17%) DNS
8 124 (2.10%) WAN
9 116 (1.96%) LAN
10 104 (1.76%) VoIP
11 102 (1.73%) Ethernet
12 71 (1.20%) SAN
13 70 (1.19%) VPN
14 65 (1.10%) SSL
15 62 (1.05%) DHCP
16 42 (0.71%) MPLS
17 39 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
18 38 (0.64%) Bluetooth
19 37 (0.63%) LDAP
20 36 (0.61%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 292 (4.94%) MySQL
3 249 (4.22%) Big Data
4 201 (3.40%) Hadoop
5 161 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 152 (2.57%) Oracle Database
7 146 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
8 141 (2.39%) MongoDB
9 133 (2.25%) NoSQL
10 89 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 81 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 77 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
13 74 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 72 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 70 (1.19%) Data Mining
16 67 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 59 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
17 59 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
18 53 (0.90%) Apache Hive
18 53 (0.90%) GIS
Development Applications
1 253 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 229 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 194 (3.28%) Subversion
4 169 (2.86%) JIRA
5 127 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 92 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 77 (1.30%) Maven
8 63 (1.07%) Hudson
9 59 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
10 58 (0.98%) LabVIEW
11 49 (0.83%) Metasploit
12 47 (0.80%) Selenium
13 46 (0.78%) ProC
14 41 (0.69%) Cucumber
15 39 (0.66%) Mercurial
16 38 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (0.54%) Ant
17 32 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 30 (0.51%) JUnit
19 26 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 1100 (18.63%) Finance
2 470 (7.96%) Telecoms
3 465 (7.87%) Electronics
4 323 (5.47%) Banking
5 233 (3.95%) Marketing
6 180 (3.05%) Retail
7 163 (2.76%) Aerospace
7 163 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 162 (2.74%) Automotive
8 162 (2.74%) Games
9 96 (1.63%) Advertising
10 92 (1.56%) Front Office
10 92 (1.56%) Military
11 88 (1.49%) Investment Banking
12 77 (1.30%) Financial Institution
13 60 (1.02%) Publishing
14 53 (0.90%) Back Office
15 52 (0.88%) Legal
16 36 (0.61%) Law
17 35 (0.59%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1703 (28.84%) Developer
2 1104 (18.69%) Software Engineer
3 601 (10.18%) C++ Developer
4 464 (7.86%) Analyst
5 458 (7.75%) C++ Software Engineer
6 445 (7.53%) Embedded Engineer
7 410 (6.94%) Software Developer
8 371 (6.28%) C Developer
9 347 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 346 (5.86%) C Software Engineer
11 321 (5.44%) Consultant
12 303 (5.13%) Architect
13 293 (4.96%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 290 (4.91%) C/C++ Developer
15 278 (4.71%) Senior Developer
16 234 (3.96%) Java Developer
17 223 (3.78%) Graduate
18 196 (3.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
19 185 (3.13%) Embedded C Engineer
20 184 (3.12%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 555 (9.40%) .NET
2 542 (9.18%) HTML
3 365 (6.18%) XML
4 358 (6.06%) CSS
5 339 (5.74%) Web Services
6 173 (2.93%) ASP.NET
7 169 (2.86%) jQuery
8 167 (2.83%) J2EE
9 134 (2.27%) HTML5
10 128 (2.17%) STL
11 109 (1.85%) AngularJS
11 109 (1.85%) OpenGL
12 108 (1.83%) SOAP
13 107 (1.81%) RESTful
14 104 (1.76%) JSP
15 102 (1.73%) Ajax
16 100 (1.69%) JSON
17 99 (1.68%) Spring
18 96 (1.63%) Qt
19 76 (1.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 915 (15.49%) Computer Science
2 653 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
3 559 (9.46%) Mathematics
4 352 (5.96%) Algorithms
5 266 (4.50%) Embedded Systems
6 221 (3.74%) Physics
7 205 (3.47%) Management Information System
8 185 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 167 (2.83%) Data Centre
10 147 (2.49%) Mobile App
11 135 (2.29%) VHDL
12 131 (2.22%) User Experience
13 118 (2.00%) Visualisation
14 117 (1.98%) Hedge funds
15 94 (1.59%) Derivative
16 93 (1.57%) Device Driver
17 90 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
18 89 (1.51%) Cryptography
18 89 (1.51%) Statistics
19 84 (1.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1692 (28.65%) Linux
2 1178 (19.95%) Windows
3 895 (15.15%) Unix
4 290 (4.91%) Android
5 224 (3.79%) Windows Server
6 214 (3.62%) Apple iOS
7 136 (2.30%) Mac OS X
8 133 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 108 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
9 108 (1.83%) VxWorks
10 95 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 78 (1.32%) CentOS
12 75 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 73 (1.24%) Solaris
13 73 (1.24%) Windows 7
13 73 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 50 (0.85%) Windows XP
15 48 (0.81%) AIX
16 35 (0.59%) Ubuntu
16 35 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1928 (32.64%) Software Engineering
2 1171 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
3 561 (9.50%) OO
4 444 (7.52%) SDLC
5 407 (6.89%) Multithreading
6 387 (6.55%) Project Management
7 375 (6.35%) Mentoring
8 359 (6.08%) Scrum
9 358 (6.06%) ITIL
10 337 (5.71%) UML
11 304 (5.15%) Analytics
12 286 (4.84%) Information Security
13 280 (4.74%) Cybersecurity
14 266 (4.50%) Open Source
15 234 (3.96%) TDD
16 217 (3.67%) Validation
17 215 (3.64%) Presales
18 203 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
19 198 (3.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 196 (3.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3025 (51.22%) C++
2 1752 (29.66%) Java
3 1232 (20.86%) Python
4 1014 (17.17%) SQL
5 959 (16.24%) C#
6 603 (10.21%) JavaScript
7 538 (9.11%) Perl
8 382 (6.47%) PHP
9 373 (6.32%) Embedded C
10 292 (4.94%) Ruby
11 229 (3.88%) Bash Shell
12 215 (3.64%) Embedded C++
13 190 (3.22%) MATLAB
14 175 (2.96%) Objective-C
14 175 (2.96%) PL/SQL
15 150 (2.54%) Assembly Language
16 138 (2.34%) VB
17 132 (2.24%) Shell Script
18 120 (2.03%) R
19 107 (1.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1759 (29.78%) Degree
2 903 (15.29%) Security Cleared
3 529 (8.96%) SC Cleared
4 439 (7.43%) DV Cleared
5 181 (3.06%) PhD
6 142 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 112 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 102 (1.73%) CISSP
9 94 (1.59%) CCNA
10 89 (1.51%) ISEB
11 84 (1.42%) CREST Certified
12 76 (1.29%) ISTQB
13 72 (1.22%) MCSE
14 63 (1.07%) CEH
15 57 (0.97%) CCNP
16 50 (0.85%) GIAC
17 43 (0.73%) OSCP
17 43 (0.73%) SANS
18 42 (0.71%) CISM
19 40 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (4.32%) QA
2 146 (2.47%) SLA
3 77 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (0.88%) MISRA
5 39 (0.66%) JSP 440
6 36 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 33 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 31 (0.52%) MISRA C
9 24 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 22 (0.37%) COBIT
10 22 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.36%) SEPA
12 16 (0.27%) ISO13485
13 12 (0.20%) Def Stans
13 12 (0.20%) DO-178B
13 12 (0.20%) ISO27002
14 9 (0.15%) DICOM
14 9 (0.15%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.12%) ISO22301
16 6 (0.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 349 (5.91%) Firmware
2 219 (3.71%) Active Directory
3 215 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (0.86%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.63%) Docker
5 37 (0.63%) vSphere
6 28 (0.47%) Xen
7 27 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 26 (0.44%) Cygwin
9 20 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 19 (0.32%) NFS
11 16 (0.27%) Terminal Services
11 16 (0.27%) XenServer
12 12 (0.20%) Samba
12 12 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.15%) Oracle Clusterware
15 8 (0.14%) KVM
15 8 (0.14%) Snort
16 7 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 88 (1.49%) Nessus
2 86 (1.46%) Puppet
3 72 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (1.07%) Nmap
5 61 (1.03%) Ansible
6 46 (0.78%) Nagios
7 26 (0.44%) SCOM
8 24 (0.41%) Hyperic
9 23 (0.39%) OpenVAS
10 20 (0.34%) SCCM
11 17 (0.29%) Tivoli
12 15 (0.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 14 (0.24%) Control-M
13 14 (0.24%) QRadar
14 13 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
14 13 (0.22%) WMI
15 12 (0.20%) Backup Exec
15 12 (0.20%) vMotion
16 11 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 713 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 574 (9.72%) Oracle
3 254 (4.30%) VMware
4 200 (3.39%) Cisco
5 152 (2.57%) HP
6 117 (1.98%) IBM
7 113 (1.91%) Red Hat
8 110 (1.86%) SAP
9 101 (1.71%) EMC
10 75 (1.27%) Citrix
11 67 (1.13%) NetApp
12 62 (1.05%) SolarWinds
13 59 (1.00%) Google
13 59 (1.00%) Symantec
14 50 (0.85%) Juniper
15 47 (0.80%) Atlassian
16 46 (0.78%) Apple
17 42 (0.71%) Qualys
18 40 (0.68%) Sophos
19 39 (0.66%) CheckPoint
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Searchability
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & training
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training + Recognition!
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + £7K Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £15000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £85000 Per Annum Comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + BUPA, PENSION, BONUS + MORE
Posted: 23 hours ago