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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 96 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing C 3189 3704 3853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.89% 3.09% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 5.88% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2415 3033 2951
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 £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%

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
56595 63031 58966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.24% 52.56% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48113 53408 50742
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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 2966 £45,000 +5.88% 698
London -9 1037 £55,750 -3.04% 189
South East -35 629 £42,500 -0.58% 156
East of England +9 430 £44,000 +10.00% 116
South West +1 366 £38,500 +2.66% 62
City of London +11 257 £60,000 +4.34% 54
Cambridgeshire +7 236 £45,000 +12.50% 67
Cambridge +5 209 £45,000 +12.50% 57
Hampshire -12 192 £40,000 -8.30% 23
Gloucestershire -2 149 £40,000 - 23
North West -12 134 £43,500 +24.28% 52
West Midlands -16 129 £36,500 -2.66% 40
Surrey -28 119 £50,000 +11.11% 30
Berkshire -15 117 £55,000 +22.22% 36
Scotland +21 103 £38,500 -3.75% 11
Hertfordshire -21 93 £44,000 +10.00% 22
East Midlands -14 87 £37,500 +8.69% 33
Yorkshire -43 86 £36,000 -1.36% 28
Manchester +3 77 £40,000 +23.07% 33
Wiltshire +21 68 £46,500 +24.00% 12
Essex +7 60 £37,500 -14.77% 21
Bristol -22 59 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Wales +18 55 £46,250 +42.30% 5
Oxfordshire -20 54 £38,500 -14.44% 20
South Wales +26 53 £47,500 +68.14% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 49 £44,000 +10.00% 12
Dorset +13 49 £34,000 -15.00% 9
Cheshire -10 40 £47,500 +43.93% 12
Derbyshire +32 39 £40,000 +12.67% 10
South Yorkshire -2 36 £36,000 +2.85% 7

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3049 (51.04%) C++
2 1930 (32.31%) Software Engineering
3 1749 (29.28%) Linux
4 1740 (29.13%) Degree
5 1574 (26.35%) Java
6 1264 (21.16%) Windows
7 1175 (19.67%) C#
8 1147 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
9 1074 (17.98%) Finance
10 1014 (16.97%) Python
11 988 (16.54%) Computer Science
12 953 (15.95%) SQL
13 877 (14.68%) .NET
14 823 (13.78%) UNIX
15 765 (12.81%) Security Cleared
16 754 (12.62%) HTML
17 745 (12.47%) JavaScript
18 688 (11.52%) Microsoft
19 672 (11.25%) OO
20 599 (10.03%) SQL Server
21 594 (9.94%) Oracle
22 549 (9.19%) Mathematics
23 532 (8.91%) Project Management
24 528 (8.84%) Electronics
25 510 (8.54%) Perl
26 500 (8.37%) Embedded C
27 494 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
28 490 (8.20%) SC Cleared
29 453 (7.58%) Banking
30 425 (7.11%) CSS

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 119 (1.99%) SharePoint
2 105 (1.76%) MS Exchange
3 100 (1.67%) IIS
4 82 (1.37%) Node.js
4 82 (1.37%) Apache
5 78 (1.31%) WebSphere
6 76 (1.27%) SAS
7 66 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 57 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 54 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 47 (0.79%) CMS
11 45 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 44 (0.74%) Apache Pig
13 38 (0.64%) Apache Spark
14 35 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
15 32 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
16 30 (0.50%) JBoss
17 28 (0.47%) OpenStack
18 25 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
19 24 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 380 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 205 (3.43%) MS Office
3 64 (1.07%) MS Project
4 51 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (0.84%) Simulink
6 44 (0.74%) MS Visio
7 27 (0.45%) SPSS
8 24 (0.40%) TargetLink
9 22 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 22 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
11 13 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
12 8 (0.13%) GNU Octave
13 7 (0.12%) Maya
13 7 (0.12%) 3ds Max
14 6 (0.10%) Fireworks
14 6 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 5 (0.084%) PowerPivot
16 4 (0.067%) S-PLUS
16 4 (0.067%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 48 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 43 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 31 (0.52%) SAP SCM
3 31 (0.52%) SAP R/3
3 31 (0.52%) SAP APO
4 29 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 22 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 13 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.20%) LabWindows
8 9 (0.15%) HiPortfolio
9 8 (0.13%) Summit
9 8 (0.13%) ION MarketView
9 8 (0.13%) Markit EDM
10 7 (0.12%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 7 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
10 7 (0.12%) PORTIA
10 7 (0.12%) Beauchamp
10 7 (0.12%) Advent Geneva
10 7 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 159 (2.66%) SaaS
2 132 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (0.47%) PaaS
6 26 (0.44%) Amazon S3
6 26 (0.44%) Office 365
7 20 (0.33%) IaaS
8 19 (0.32%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
12 7 (0.12%) Mimecast
13 4 (0.067%) GitHub
13 4 (0.067%) Route 53
13 4 (0.067%) Trello
13 4 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.050%) Silverpop
14 3 (0.050%) Adobe Analytics
15 1 (0.017%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 393 (6.58%) TCP/IP
2 204 (3.41%) Internet
3 175 (2.93%) Wireless
4 173 (2.90%) Firewall
5 164 (2.75%) HTTP
6 146 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 116 (1.94%) WAN
8 106 (1.77%) DNS
8 106 (1.77%) LAN
9 93 (1.56%) SAN
10 70 (1.17%) VPN
11 66 (1.10%) VoIP
12 57 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
12 57 (0.95%) Bluetooth
13 56 (0.94%) DHCP
14 44 (0.74%) ZigBee
15 41 (0.69%) GSM
15 41 (0.69%) Intranet
16 40 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
17 38 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 295 (4.94%) MySQL
3 218 (3.65%) Relational Database
4 186 (3.11%) Big Data
5 140 (2.34%) RDBMS
6 124 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
7 118 (1.98%) Oracle Database
8 101 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 91 (1.52%) MongoDB
10 74 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
11 67 (1.12%) NoSQL
12 58 (0.97%) Apache Hive
13 54 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
14 52 (0.87%) Data Mining
15 51 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 47 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 46 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 39 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
19 38 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
20 35 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 257 (4.30%) Git (software)
2 213 (3.57%) Subversion
3 207 (3.47%) Visual Studio
4 128 (2.14%) JIRA
5 115 (1.93%) Jenkins
6 105 (1.76%) Eclipse
7 103 (1.72%) Maven
8 70 (1.17%) Selenium
8 70 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
9 67 (1.12%) JUnit
10 66 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 53 (0.89%) Ant
12 52 (0.87%) LoadRunner
13 50 (0.84%) LabVIEW
14 41 (0.69%) ProC
15 40 (0.67%) WebDriver
16 38 (0.64%) NUnit
16 38 (0.64%) Cucumber
17 30 (0.50%) TeamCity
18 29 (0.49%) Xcode
General
1 1074 (17.98%) Finance
2 528 (8.84%) Electronics
3 453 (7.58%) Banking
4 270 (4.52%) Telecoms
5 265 (4.44%) Retail
6 219 (3.67%) Automotive
7 204 (3.41%) Marketing
8 194 (3.25%) Manufacturing
9 120 (2.01%) Military
10 117 (1.96%) Aerospace
11 106 (1.77%) Games
12 94 (1.57%) Investment Banking
13 89 (1.49%) Financial Institution
14 64 (1.07%) Advertising
15 62 (1.04%) Legal
16 59 (0.99%) Multimedia
17 45 (0.75%) Front Office
18 35 (0.59%) Back Office
19 28 (0.47%) Publishing
19 28 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1583 (26.50%) Developer
2 1406 (23.54%) Software Engineer
3 438 (7.33%) Software Developer
4 422 (7.06%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 377 (6.31%) Analyst
6 339 (5.67%) C++ Developer
7 317 (5.31%) Consultant
8 270 (4.52%) Architect
9 230 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 215 (3.60%) Senior Developer
11 197 (3.30%) Graduate
12 180 (3.01%) Support Engineer
13 175 (2.93%) Java Developer
14 157 (2.63%) Programmer
15 147 (2.46%) Systems Engineer
16 144 (2.41%) Project Manager
17 135 (2.26%) C# Developer
17 135 (2.26%) C++ Software Engineer
18 121 (2.03%) Team Leader
19 115 (1.93%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 877 (14.68%) .NET
2 754 (12.62%) HTML
3 425 (7.11%) CSS
4 414 (6.93%) XML
5 307 (5.14%) Web Services
6 224 (3.75%) ASP.NET
7 221 (3.70%) jQuery
8 219 (3.67%) HTML5
9 198 (3.31%) J2EE
10 192 (3.21%) Spring
11 152 (2.54%) STL
12 148 (2.48%) REST
13 139 (2.33%) Hibernate
14 119 (1.99%) Ajax
15 116 (1.94%) CSS3
16 114 (1.91%) Qt
17 112 (1.87%) WPF
18 109 (1.82%) SOAP
19 107 (1.79%) .NET Framework
20 102 (1.71%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 988 (16.54%) Computer Science
2 549 (9.19%) Mathematics
3 494 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 337 (5.64%) Algorithms
5 266 (4.45%) Embedded Systems
6 223 (3.73%) Management Information System
7 209 (3.50%) Physics
8 153 (2.56%) Mobile App
9 142 (2.38%) Open Source
10 127 (2.13%) Data Structures
11 122 (2.04%) Device Driver
12 113 (1.89%) Visualisation
13 106 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
14 101 (1.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 97 (1.62%) User Experience
16 78 (1.31%) VHDL
16 78 (1.31%) Blackberry
17 73 (1.22%) Cryptography
17 73 (1.22%) GIS
18 66 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1749 (29.28%) Linux
2 1264 (21.16%) Windows
3 823 (13.78%) UNIX
4 314 (5.26%) Android
5 262 (4.39%) Apple iOS
6 151 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 122 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
8 114 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 111 (1.86%) Windows 7
10 91 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 87 (1.46%) Mac OS X
12 63 (1.05%) Solaris
13 58 (0.97%) Mac OS
14 46 (0.77%) Windows XP
15 42 (0.70%) CentOS
15 42 (0.70%) Ubuntu
16 40 (0.67%) VxWorks
17 36 (0.60%) Windows 8
18 32 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 29 (0.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1930 (32.31%) Software Engineering
2 1147 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 672 (11.25%) OO
4 532 (8.91%) Project Management
5 358 (5.99%) Multithreading
6 355 (5.94%) Scrum
7 354 (5.93%) UML
8 344 (5.76%) OOD
9 331 (5.54%) ITIL
10 299 (5.01%) Mentoring
11 271 (4.54%) TDD
12 227 (3.80%) Analytics
13 212 (3.55%) Information Security
14 211 (3.53%) OOP
15 208 (3.48%) MVC
16 203 (3.40%) Validation
17 199 (3.33%) Unit Testing
18 188 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
19 175 (2.93%) E-Commerce
19 175 (2.93%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3049 (51.04%) C++
2 1574 (26.35%) Java
3 1175 (19.67%) C#
4 1014 (16.97%) Python
5 953 (15.95%) SQL
6 745 (12.47%) JavaScript
7 510 (8.54%) Perl
8 500 (8.37%) Embedded C
9 369 (6.18%) PHP
10 335 (5.61%) Embedded C++
11 226 (3.78%) Ruby
12 223 (3.73%) Bash Shell
13 201 (3.36%) VB
14 194 (3.25%) Shell Script
15 179 (3.00%) Assembly Language
16 168 (2.81%) MATLAB
17 149 (2.49%) Objective-C
18 125 (2.09%) PL/SQL
19 82 (1.37%) VB.NET
20 80 (1.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1740 (29.13%) Degree
2 765 (12.81%) Security Cleared
3 490 (8.20%) SC Cleared
4 320 (5.36%) DV Cleared
5 136 (2.28%) PhD
6 111 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 97 (1.62%) ISEB
8 84 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 63 (1.05%) CCNA
10 62 (1.04%) MCSE
11 57 (0.95%) ISTQB
12 49 (0.82%) MCP
13 48 (0.80%) PMI Certification
14 47 (0.79%) CISSP
15 39 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (0.59%) PMP
17 32 (0.54%) HND
18 29 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
19 27 (0.45%) OCP
20 25 (0.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (4.69%) QA
2 107 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 105 (1.76%) SLA
4 46 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 45 (0.75%) JTAG
6 40 (0.67%) JSP 440
7 37 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 19 (0.32%) IEC 61508
10 18 (0.30%) COBIT
10 18 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
11 17 (0.28%) ISO 9000
12 16 (0.27%) EMIR
13 15 (0.25%) DO-178B
14 11 (0.18%) Solvency II
15 10 (0.17%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.084%) TickIT
16 5 (0.084%) GAMP
17 3 (0.050%) COSO
17 3 (0.050%) DO-254
System Software
1 369 (6.18%) Firmware
2 261 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 236 (3.95%) Active Directory
4 94 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 56 (0.94%) vSphere
6 35 (0.59%) HDFS
7 32 (0.54%) NFS
8 31 (0.52%) VMware ESX
9 24 (0.40%) Terminal Services
10 21 (0.35%) Docker
10 21 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
11 19 (0.32%) Varnish
12 17 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (0.25%) KVM
13 15 (0.25%) VirtualBox
13 15 (0.25%) Xen
14 14 (0.23%) Apache Flume
15 13 (0.22%) XenApp
16 10 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 52 (0.87%) Puppet
2 41 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (0.55%) Legato
4 31 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.44%) SCCM
6 20 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 19 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (0.30%) Data Guard
9 17 (0.28%) NetBackup
9 17 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
9 17 (0.28%) Nagios
10 15 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
10 15 (0.25%) SELinux
10 15 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 13 (0.22%) Hyperic
11 13 (0.22%) SCOM
12 11 (0.18%) Salt
13 10 (0.17%) Control-M
13 10 (0.17%) WSUS
13 10 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 688 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 594 (9.94%) Oracle
3 319 (5.34%) VMware
4 195 (3.26%) Cisco
5 182 (3.05%) EMC
6 144 (2.41%) HP
7 135 (2.26%) SAP
8 113 (1.89%) NetApp
8 113 (1.89%) IBM
9 101 (1.69%) Citrix
10 74 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 67 (1.12%) Perforce
12 56 (0.94%) Remedy
13 46 (0.77%) Symantec
14 43 (0.72%) Google
15 41 (0.69%) Informatica
16 40 (0.67%) Apple
17 39 (0.65%) Dell
18 36 (0.60%) Adobe
19 32 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
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