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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 94 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing C 3255 3602 3745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.97% 3.06% 3.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 5.88% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2456 2900 2857
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
56399 61297 57972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.54% 52.11% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 48059 52316 50078
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -3 3083 £45,000 - 689
London +10 1173 £60,000 +4.34% 195
South East -26 681 £43,000 +1.17% 129
East of England +8 403 £42,500 +6.25% 114
South West +2 319 £40,000 +14.28% 69
City of London +19 299 £64,000 +6.66% 76
Cambridgeshire +5 195 £42,500 +6.25% 69
Hampshire -10 194 £42,750 +0.58% 17
Cambridge +4 153 £45,000 +12.50% 58
Surrey -7 153 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Gloucestershire +4 124 £40,000 +6.66% 20
North West -6 122 £37,500 +1.35% 47
Yorkshire +7 113 £36,000 -4.00% 23
Berkshire -32 106 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Hertfordshire +10 103 £40,000 - 22
East Midlands +12 102 £37,500 - 40
West Midlands -27 101 £40,000 +6.66% 51
Bristol -20 77 £40,000 +33.33% 22
Manchester +3 76 £37,500 +7.14% 34
Scotland -14 72 £40,000 +3.89% 18
Oxfordshire +8 71 £37,722 -8.55% 25
Essex +17 53 £42,500 -8.60% 13
South Yorkshire +13 52 £36,000 +2.85% 4
West Yorkshire -4 51 £40,000 +9.58% 14
Reading -34 51 £45,000 +24.13% 6
Buckinghamshire -15 50 £42,500 +12.58% 12
Derbyshire +18 48 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Watford +21 45 £40,000 - 6
Wiltshire +11 45 £40,500 +11.72% 9
Walton-on-Thames +8 45 £55,000 +69.23%

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3332 (51.74%) C++
2 2079 (32.28%) Software Engineering
3 1869 (29.02%) Linux
4 1848 (28.70%) Java
5 1842 (28.60%) Degree
6 1415 (21.97%) Windows
7 1344 (20.87%) C#
8 1286 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
9 1228 (19.07%) Finance
10 1179 (18.31%) Python
11 1145 (17.78%) SQL
12 1043 (16.20%) Computer Science
13 1006 (15.62%) .NET
14 871 (13.52%) UNIX
15 846 (13.14%) HTML
16 782 (12.14%) Security Cleared
17 781 (12.13%) JavaScript
18 737 (11.44%) Oracle
18 737 (11.44%) Microsoft
19 705 (10.95%) OO
20 692 (10.75%) SQL Server
21 616 (9.57%) Mathematics
22 593 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
23 575 (8.93%) Project Management
24 565 (8.77%) Perl
25 528 (8.20%) Electronics
26 511 (7.93%) SDLC
27 501 (7.78%) Embedded C
28 499 (7.75%) Banking
29 461 (7.16%) CSS

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 124 (1.93%) IIS
2 113 (1.75%) Apache
3 103 (1.60%) MS Exchange
4 99 (1.54%) Node.js
5 95 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 86 (1.34%) WebSphere
7 84 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 63 (0.98%) SAS
9 50 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 48 (0.75%) CMS
11 45 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 44 (0.68%) Apache Pig
13 38 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 35 (0.54%) JBoss
15 34 (0.53%) MQSeries
16 33 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
16 33 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
16 33 (0.51%) Apache Spark
17 30 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
18 28 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 423 (6.57%) MS Excel
2 255 (3.96%) MS Office
3 80 (1.24%) MS Project
4 76 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 59 (0.92%) Simulink
6 48 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 31 (0.48%) TargetLink
8 29 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 25 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
10 13 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
11 12 (0.19%) SPSS
12 9 (0.14%) Fireworks
12 9 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 8 (0.12%) InfoPath
14 7 (0.11%) GNU Octave
14 7 (0.11%) Siemens NX
14 7 (0.11%) PTC Creo
14 7 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
15 6 (0.093%) Revit
Business Applications
1 45 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 31 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 25 (0.39%) SAP SCM
4 25 (0.39%) SAP APO
4 25 (0.39%) SAP R/3
5 20 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
7 15 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (0.23%) RMDS
8 13 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (0.19%) HiPortfolio
10 11 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
11 10 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
11 10 (0.16%) Markit EDM
11 10 (0.16%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 10 (0.16%) Advent Moxy
11 10 (0.16%) thinkFolio
11 10 (0.16%) MultiFonds
11 10 (0.16%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 185 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 169 (2.62%) SaaS
3 92 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 86 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 39 (0.61%) Office 365
6 30 (0.47%) PaaS
7 24 (0.37%) IaaS
8 22 (0.34%) Google Analytics
9 18 (0.28%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.22%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.14%) GitHub
14 6 (0.093%) Taleo
14 6 (0.093%) Responsys
15 4 (0.062%) Trello
15 4 (0.062%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.062%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.062%) Route 53
16 3 (0.047%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 394 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 206 (3.20%) Internet
3 195 (3.03%) Firewall
4 175 (2.72%) HTTP
5 156 (2.42%) Ethernet
6 155 (2.41%) Wireless
7 130 (2.02%) WAN
8 111 (1.72%) SAN
9 101 (1.57%) LAN
10 93 (1.44%) DNS
11 83 (1.29%) VoIP
12 81 (1.26%) VPN
13 66 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
14 64 (0.99%) Network Security
15 57 (0.89%) Bluetooth
16 50 (0.78%) DHCP
17 46 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
18 40 (0.62%) MPLS
19 36 (0.56%) DVB
19 36 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 692 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 362 (5.62%) MySQL
3 324 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 216 (3.35%) RDBMS
5 180 (2.80%) Big Data
6 164 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 141 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 131 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
9 98 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 87 (1.35%) NoSQL
11 81 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
12 75 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
13 62 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 61 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
15 58 (0.90%) Data Mining
16 46 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 46 (0.71%) Apache Hive
17 44 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
17 44 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 43 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 257 (3.99%) Git (software)
2 244 (3.79%) Subversion
3 226 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 163 (2.53%) JIRA
5 128 (1.99%) Jenkins
6 104 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 90 (1.40%) Maven
8 85 (1.32%) Selenium
9 73 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 63 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
11 54 (0.84%) LabVIEW
12 51 (0.79%) JUnit
12 51 (0.79%) TeamCity
13 46 (0.71%) Ant
13 46 (0.71%) LoadRunner
14 41 (0.64%) ProC
14 41 (0.64%) Cucumber
15 36 (0.56%) Xcode
15 36 (0.56%) WebDriver
16 32 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1228 (19.07%) Finance
2 528 (8.20%) Electronics
3 499 (7.75%) Banking
4 334 (5.19%) Retail
5 313 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 254 (3.94%) Automotive
7 250 (3.88%) Manufacturing
8 205 (3.18%) Marketing
9 130 (2.02%) Games
10 122 (1.89%) Military
11 95 (1.48%) Aerospace
12 82 (1.27%) Investment Banking
13 78 (1.21%) Financial Institution
14 65 (1.01%) Publishing
15 63 (0.98%) Legal
16 54 (0.84%) Multimedia
17 49 (0.76%) Advertising
18 46 (0.71%) Front Office
19 42 (0.65%) Back Office
20 27 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1726 (26.80%) Developer
2 1468 (22.80%) Software Engineer
3 455 (7.07%) Software Developer
4 433 (6.72%) Analyst
5 359 (5.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 348 (5.40%) C++ Developer
7 333 (5.17%) Consultant
8 292 (4.53%) Architect
9 249 (3.87%) Graduate
10 234 (3.63%) Senior Developer
11 228 (3.54%) Senior Software Engineer
12 200 (3.11%) Support Engineer
13 170 (2.64%) C# Developer
14 168 (2.61%) Java Developer
15 162 (2.52%) Project Manager
16 154 (2.39%) Programmer
17 151 (2.34%) C++ Software Engineer
18 145 (2.25%) Team Leader
19 140 (2.17%) Junior
20 137 (2.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1006 (15.62%) .NET
2 846 (13.14%) HTML
3 461 (7.16%) CSS
4 438 (6.80%) XML
5 293 (4.55%) Web Services
6 259 (4.02%) ASP.NET
7 251 (3.90%) HTML5
8 238 (3.70%) jQuery
9 228 (3.54%) Spring
10 222 (3.45%) J2EE
11 179 (2.78%) REST
12 177 (2.75%) Hibernate
13 155 (2.41%) Middleware
14 153 (2.38%) CSS3
15 133 (2.07%) STL
16 125 (1.94%) Qt
17 122 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 121 (1.88%) .NET Framework
18 121 (1.88%) SOAP
19 116 (1.80%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1043 (16.20%) Computer Science
2 616 (9.57%) Mathematics
3 593 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 379 (5.89%) Algorithms
5 249 (3.87%) Embedded Systems
6 231 (3.59%) Physics
7 212 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 189 (2.93%) Mobile App
9 155 (2.41%) Data Structures
10 150 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 131 (2.03%) Device Driver
12 130 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
13 128 (1.99%) Data Centre
14 125 (1.94%) Visualisation
15 114 (1.77%) User Experience
16 96 (1.49%) VHDL
17 75 (1.16%) Statistics
18 74 (1.15%) Cryptography
18 74 (1.15%) Blackberry
19 73 (1.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1869 (29.02%) Linux
2 1415 (21.97%) Windows
3 871 (13.52%) UNIX
4 340 (5.28%) Android
5 262 (4.07%) Apple iOS
6 151 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 138 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
8 123 (1.91%) Windows 7
9 111 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
10 95 (1.48%) Mac OS X
11 93 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
12 56 (0.87%) Solaris
13 55 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 53 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 51 (0.79%) Ubuntu
16 48 (0.75%) CentOS
16 48 (0.75%) Windows XP
17 45 (0.70%) Mac OS
18 35 (0.54%) VxWorks
19 29 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2079 (32.28%) Software Engineering
2 1286 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
3 705 (10.95%) OO
4 575 (8.93%) Project Management
5 511 (7.93%) SDLC
6 381 (5.92%) Mentoring
7 380 (5.90%) Scrum
8 378 (5.87%) ITIL
9 369 (5.73%) UML
10 335 (5.20%) OOD
11 334 (5.19%) TDD
12 285 (4.43%) Multithreading
13 272 (4.22%) MVC
14 268 (4.16%) Information Security
15 239 (3.71%) OOP
16 219 (3.40%) Analytics
17 218 (3.39%) Unit Testing
18 217 (3.37%) Configuration Management
19 213 (3.31%) DevOps
20 211 (3.28%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3332 (51.74%) C++
2 1848 (28.70%) Java
3 1344 (20.87%) C#
4 1179 (18.31%) Python
5 1145 (17.78%) SQL
6 781 (12.13%) JavaScript
7 565 (8.77%) Perl
8 501 (7.78%) Embedded C
9 422 (6.55%) PHP
10 321 (4.98%) Embedded C++
11 283 (4.39%) Ruby
12 242 (3.76%) Bash Shell
13 241 (3.74%) VB
14 222 (3.45%) Shell Script
15 181 (2.81%) MATLAB
16 175 (2.72%) Assembly Language
17 168 (2.61%) Objective-C
18 164 (2.55%) PL/SQL
19 117 (1.82%) VB.NET
20 85 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1842 (28.60%) Degree
2 782 (12.14%) Security Cleared
3 451 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 337 (5.23%) DV Cleared
5 150 (2.33%) PhD
6 108 (1.68%) ISEB
7 97 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 80 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
9 73 (1.13%) ISTQB
10 56 (0.87%) MCSE
11 53 (0.82%) CCNA
12 51 (0.79%) CISSP
13 49 (0.76%) MCP
13 49 (0.76%) PMI Certification
14 41 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
15 39 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
16 36 (0.56%) PMP
17 35 (0.54%) HND
18 30 (0.47%) OCP
19 26 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 303 (4.70%) QA
2 103 (1.60%) SLA
3 89 (1.38%) ISO 9001
4 53 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 29 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 25 (0.39%) JSP 440
8 21 (0.33%) JTAG
8 21 (0.33%) COBIT
9 20 (0.31%) ISO 9000
10 18 (0.28%) Data Quality
11 15 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 15 (0.23%) DO-178B
12 13 (0.20%) EMIR
12 13 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
12 13 (0.20%) TickIT
13 11 (0.17%) IEC 61508
14 6 (0.093%) PMBOK
15 5 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 4 (0.062%) HL7
System Software
1 394 (6.12%) Firmware
2 301 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 239 (3.71%) Active Directory
4 97 (1.51%) Hyper-V
5 54 (0.84%) vSphere
6 41 (0.64%) VMware ESX
7 37 (0.57%) Terminal Services
8 34 (0.53%) HDFS
9 28 (0.43%) Docker
9 28 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
10 26 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 25 (0.39%) NFS
12 22 (0.34%) Xen
13 20 (0.31%) VirtualBox
14 18 (0.28%) XenApp
14 18 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
14 18 (0.28%) Varnish
15 16 (0.25%) KVM
16 14 (0.22%) Apache Flume
17 10 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 56 (0.87%) Puppet
2 42 (0.65%) Legato
3 38 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 34 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 32 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 30 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 25 (0.39%) Data Guard
7 25 (0.39%) Hyperic
8 24 (0.37%) SCCM
8 24 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
9 22 (0.34%) NetBackup
9 22 (0.34%) Nagios
10 20 (0.31%) SELinux
11 19 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 18 (0.28%) Nessus
13 15 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
14 13 (0.20%) Nmap
15 12 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
16 10 (0.16%) Salt
16 10 (0.16%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 737 (11.44%) Oracle
1 737 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 359 (5.57%) VMware
3 225 (3.49%) Cisco
4 207 (3.21%) EMC
5 166 (2.58%) HP
6 143 (2.22%) SAP
7 140 (2.17%) IBM
8 138 (2.14%) NetApp
9 98 (1.52%) Red Hat
10 93 (1.44%) Citrix
11 62 (0.96%) Perforce
12 56 (0.87%) Google
13 52 (0.81%) Sybase
14 47 (0.73%) Symantec
15 42 (0.65%) Apple
16 41 (0.64%) TIBCO
16 41 (0.64%) Bloomberg
16 41 (0.64%) Fujitsu
17 39 (0.61%) Informatica
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