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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 94 93 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing C 3225 3463 3738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.95% 2.96% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 5.74% 6.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 2716 2737
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
56013 60307 57062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.24% 51.54% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47705 51135 48928
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 3 August 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 3 August 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 0 3078 £45,000 - 652
London +12 1186 £60,000 +9.09% 176
South East -12 667 £43,500 +2.35% 129
East of England +4 358 £42,500 +6.25% 112
South West +7 343 £40,000 +13.96% 85
City of London +29 312 £62,500 +4.16% 46
Hampshire -10 165 £43,000 +1.17% 26
Surrey +11 155 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Cambridgeshire -3 151 £47,500 +18.75% 68
Gloucestershire +11 136 £40,000 +5.26% 21
North West -14 130 £37,500 - 40
Berkshire -6 127 £45,000 +5.88% 28
Yorkshire +22 123 £36,000 -10.00% 29
Hertfordshire +19 116 £40,000 -5.88% 16
Cambridge -3 116 £50,000 +25.00% 56
East Midlands +16 111 £35,000 -12.50% 30
West Midlands -20 93 £40,000 +3.89% 38
Bristol -8 90 £40,000 +14.28% 21
Manchester -4 85 £37,500 +7.14% 26
Oxfordshire +20 70 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Watford +23 66 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Reading -17 66 £45,000 +16.88% 17
West Yorkshire +21 61 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Scotland -29 59 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Walton-on-Thames +1 54 £50,000 +53.84% 1
South Yorkshire +15 52 £35,000 - 13
Derbyshire +5 49 £36,250 -6.45% 11
West Sussex -36 48 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Dorset +12 46 £26,000 -10.34% 11
Leeds +23 44 £40,000 -5.88% 9

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3258 (50.66%) C++
2 2043 (31.77%) Software Engineering
3 1883 (29.28%) Linux
4 1843 (28.66%) Java
5 1815 (28.22%) Degree
6 1389 (21.60%) Windows
7 1350 (20.99%) C#
8 1276 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
9 1236 (19.22%) Finance
10 1195 (18.58%) Python
11 1143 (17.77%) SQL
12 1021 (15.88%) Computer Science
13 971 (15.10%) .NET
14 859 (13.36%) UNIX
15 837 (13.02%) HTML
16 826 (12.84%) Security Cleared
17 755 (11.74%) JavaScript
18 740 (11.51%) Oracle
19 738 (11.48%) Microsoft
20 666 (10.36%) SQL Server
21 663 (10.31%) OO
22 625 (9.72%) Mathematics
22 625 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
23 570 (8.86%) Perl
24 568 (8.83%) Project Management
25 514 (7.99%) SDLC
26 491 (7.63%) Embedded C
27 485 (7.54%) Banking
28 483 (7.51%) Electronics
29 467 (7.26%) CSS

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 127 (1.97%) IIS
2 125 (1.94%) Apache
3 110 (1.71%) Node.js
4 101 (1.57%) MS Exchange
5 96 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 81 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 80 (1.24%) WebSphere
8 64 (1.00%) SAS
9 57 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 50 (0.78%) CMS
11 45 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 40 (0.62%) Apache Pig
13 37 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
13 37 (0.58%) MQSeries
14 34 (0.53%) JBoss
15 32 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
16 30 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
16 30 (0.47%) Apache Spark
17 28 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
18 25 (0.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 426 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 263 (4.09%) MS Office
3 88 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 82 (1.28%) MS Project
5 63 (0.98%) Simulink
6 50 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 33 (0.51%) TargetLink
8 29 (0.45%) Photoshop
9 28 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 11 (0.17%) SPSS
12 9 (0.14%) Fireworks
12 9 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
12 9 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (0.12%) AutoCAD
14 7 (0.11%) Siemens NX
15 6 (0.093%) PTC Creo
15 6 (0.093%) Solid Edge
15 6 (0.093%) Revit
15 6 (0.093%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 44 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 30 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (0.40%) SAP SCM
4 25 (0.39%) SAP APO
4 25 (0.39%) SAP R/3
5 23 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 20 (0.31%) RMDS
7 17 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 15 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 15 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (0.23%) HiPortfolio
9 14 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
9 14 (0.22%) Advent Geneva
10 13 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
10 13 (0.20%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 13 (0.20%) Advent Moxy
10 13 (0.20%) Markit EDM
10 13 (0.20%) thinkFolio
10 13 (0.20%) Beauchamp
10 13 (0.20%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 187 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (2.50%) SaaS
3 95 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
4 86 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 40 (0.62%) Office 365
6 26 (0.40%) IaaS
7 22 (0.34%) PaaS
8 21 (0.33%) Google Analytics
9 18 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
10 17 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.14%) GitHub
14 6 (0.093%) Responsys
14 6 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.093%) Taleo
15 4 (0.062%) Route 53
15 4 (0.062%) Mimecast
16 3 (0.047%) Silverpop
17 2 (0.031%) Amazon CloudSearch
Communications & Networking
1 386 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 206 (3.20%) Internet
3 191 (2.97%) Firewall
4 173 (2.69%) Ethernet
5 172 (2.67%) HTTP
6 144 (2.24%) Wireless
7 127 (1.97%) WAN
8 118 (1.83%) SAN
9 90 (1.40%) LAN
10 88 (1.37%) VPN
11 83 (1.29%) DNS
12 80 (1.24%) VoIP
13 63 (0.98%) Network Security
14 61 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
15 57 (0.89%) Bluetooth
16 43 (0.67%) DHCP
17 42 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
18 41 (0.64%) BGP
19 40 (0.62%) MPLS
19 40 (0.62%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 666 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 370 (5.75%) MySQL
3 341 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 225 (3.50%) RDBMS
5 169 (2.63%) Big Data
6 168 (2.61%) Oracle Database
7 160 (2.49%) MongoDB
8 130 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
9 104 (1.62%) Hadoop
10 93 (1.45%) NoSQL
11 78 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
12 70 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
13 65 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
14 55 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 52 (0.81%) Data Mining
16 51 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 44 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 43 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
19 40 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
19 40 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 256 (3.98%) Subversion
2 254 (3.95%) Git (software)
3 231 (3.59%) Visual Studio
4 166 (2.58%) JIRA
5 124 (1.93%) Jenkins
6 109 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 89 (1.38%) Selenium
8 83 (1.29%) Maven
9 76 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 69 (1.07%) Rational DOORS
11 60 (0.93%) LabVIEW
12 46 (0.72%) JUnit
13 44 (0.68%) TeamCity
14 41 (0.64%) LoadRunner
14 41 (0.64%) ProC
15 40 (0.62%) Ant
15 40 (0.62%) Cucumber
16 37 (0.58%) WebDriver
17 35 (0.54%) ClearCase
18 33 (0.51%) Xcode
General
1 1236 (19.22%) Finance
2 485 (7.54%) Banking
3 483 (7.51%) Electronics
4 340 (5.29%) Telecoms
5 324 (5.04%) Retail
6 251 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 248 (3.86%) Automotive
8 200 (3.11%) Marketing
9 142 (2.21%) Games
10 124 (1.93%) Military
11 92 (1.43%) Aerospace
12 75 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 74 (1.15%) Investment Banking
14 58 (0.90%) Legal
14 58 (0.90%) Publishing
15 51 (0.79%) Multimedia
16 47 (0.73%) Front Office
17 41 (0.64%) Back Office
18 39 (0.61%) Advertising
19 24 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1718 (26.71%) Developer
2 1444 (22.45%) Software Engineer
3 458 (7.12%) Analyst
4 438 (6.81%) Software Developer
5 351 (5.46%) C++ Developer
6 346 (5.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 339 (5.27%) Consultant
8 292 (4.54%) Architect
9 240 (3.73%) Graduate
10 237 (3.69%) Senior Developer
11 212 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
12 189 (2.94%) Support Engineer
13 177 (2.75%) Java Developer
14 165 (2.57%) C# Developer
15 155 (2.41%) Project Manager
16 149 (2.32%) Junior
17 148 (2.30%) Programmer
18 143 (2.22%) C++ Software Engineer
19 140 (2.18%) Team Leader
20 139 (2.16%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 971 (15.10%) .NET
2 837 (13.02%) HTML
3 467 (7.26%) CSS
4 415 (6.45%) XML
5 277 (4.31%) Web Services
6 267 (4.15%) HTML5
7 239 (3.72%) ASP.NET
8 229 (3.56%) J2EE
9 226 (3.51%) jQuery
10 224 (3.48%) Spring
11 179 (2.78%) REST
12 172 (2.67%) Hibernate
13 160 (2.49%) Middleware
14 158 (2.46%) CSS3
15 133 (2.07%) STL
16 121 (1.88%) .NET Framework
17 118 (1.83%) SOAP
18 117 (1.82%) Qt
19 116 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
20 112 (1.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1021 (15.88%) Computer Science
2 625 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 625 (9.72%) Mathematics
3 355 (5.52%) Algorithms
4 244 (3.79%) Embedded Systems
5 238 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 229 (3.56%) Physics
7 188 (2.92%) Mobile App
8 154 (2.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 150 (2.33%) Data Structures
10 132 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
11 129 (2.01%) Data Centre
12 128 (1.99%) User Experience
12 128 (1.99%) Device Driver
13 121 (1.88%) Visualisation
14 91 (1.42%) VHDL
15 75 (1.17%) Blackberry
16 74 (1.15%) Replication
17 70 (1.09%) iPhone
18 68 (1.06%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1883 (29.28%) Linux
2 1389 (21.60%) Windows
3 859 (13.36%) UNIX
4 370 (5.75%) Android
5 262 (4.07%) Apple iOS
6 165 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 144 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
8 114 (1.77%) Windows 7
9 112 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 97 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 90 (1.40%) Mac OS X
12 64 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 58 (0.90%) Solaris
14 52 (0.81%) Windows 8
15 48 (0.75%) Windows XP
16 45 (0.70%) Ubuntu
17 40 (0.62%) CentOS
18 37 (0.58%) VxWorks
19 36 (0.56%) Mac OS
20 30 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2043 (31.77%) Software Engineering
2 1276 (19.84%) Agile Software Development
3 663 (10.31%) OO
4 568 (8.83%) Project Management
5 514 (7.99%) SDLC
6 388 (6.03%) ITIL
7 384 (5.97%) Scrum
8 365 (5.68%) Mentoring
9 358 (5.57%) TDD
10 351 (5.46%) UML
11 320 (4.98%) OOD
12 293 (4.56%) Information Security
13 269 (4.18%) Multithreading
14 253 (3.93%) MVC
15 237 (3.69%) OOP
16 232 (3.61%) Configuration Management
17 223 (3.47%) Analytics
17 223 (3.47%) DevOps
18 218 (3.39%) Cyber Security
19 214 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3258 (50.66%) C++
2 1843 (28.66%) Java
3 1350 (20.99%) C#
4 1195 (18.58%) Python
5 1143 (17.77%) SQL
6 755 (11.74%) JavaScript
7 570 (8.86%) Perl
8 491 (7.63%) Embedded C
9 412 (6.41%) PHP
10 309 (4.80%) Embedded C++
11 301 (4.68%) Ruby
12 250 (3.89%) Bash Shell
13 237 (3.69%) VB
14 218 (3.39%) Shell Script
15 176 (2.74%) MATLAB
16 167 (2.60%) Assembly Language
16 167 (2.60%) PL/SQL
17 153 (2.38%) Objective-C
18 115 (1.79%) VB.NET
19 85 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1815 (28.22%) Degree
2 826 (12.84%) Security Cleared
3 437 (6.80%) SC Cleared
4 389 (6.05%) DV Cleared
5 156 (2.43%) PhD
6 97 (1.51%) ISEB
7 83 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 75 (1.17%) ISTQB
9 68 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
10 53 (0.82%) CISSP
11 51 (0.79%) MCP
12 47 (0.73%) MCSE
13 45 (0.70%) PMI Certification
14 39 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
15 36 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (0.54%) CCNA
16 35 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 31 (0.48%) HND
18 30 (0.47%) PMP
19 27 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (4.82%) QA
2 100 (1.55%) SLA
3 72 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 58 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.37%) JSP 440
8 21 (0.33%) Data Quality
9 20 (0.31%) COBIT
10 19 (0.30%) ISO 9000
11 17 (0.26%) DO-178B
12 16 (0.25%) JTAG
13 15 (0.23%) Solvency II
14 13 (0.20%) TickIT
15 11 (0.17%) EMIR
15 11 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
16 8 (0.12%) IEC 61508
17 7 (0.11%) PMBOK
18 4 (0.062%) HIPAA
18 4 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 378 (5.88%) Firmware
2 294 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 231 (3.59%) Active Directory
4 99 (1.54%) Hyper-V
5 50 (0.78%) vSphere
6 39 (0.61%) Terminal Services
6 39 (0.61%) VMware ESX
7 32 (0.50%) Docker
8 27 (0.42%) HDFS
9 26 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
10 24 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (0.33%) XenApp
11 21 (0.33%) NFS
12 19 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
13 18 (0.28%) Xen
14 17 (0.26%) VirtualBox
15 15 (0.23%) KVM
16 14 (0.22%) Apache Flume
17 12 (0.19%) Oracle Clusterware
18 10 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 58 (0.90%) Puppet
2 42 (0.65%) Legato
3 41 (0.64%) Tivoli
4 40 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
5 34 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 32 (0.50%) Nagios
7 28 (0.44%) Hyperic
8 27 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (0.42%) SCCM
8 27 (0.42%) Data Guard
9 26 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
10 25 (0.39%) Nessus
11 22 (0.34%) NetBackup
11 22 (0.34%) SELinux
12 21 (0.33%) Nmap
12 21 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
14 12 (0.19%) Oracle Flashback
15 11 (0.17%) WSUS
16 10 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 740 (11.51%) Oracle
2 738 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 355 (5.52%) VMware
4 226 (3.51%) Cisco
5 206 (3.20%) EMC
6 169 (2.63%) HP
7 137 (2.13%) SAP
8 136 (2.11%) IBM
9 127 (1.97%) NetApp
10 105 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 84 (1.31%) Citrix
12 61 (0.95%) Bloomberg
13 56 (0.87%) Google
14 55 (0.86%) Sybase
15 47 (0.73%) TIBCO
15 47 (0.73%) Perforce
16 46 (0.72%) Symantec
17 40 (0.62%) Apple
17 40 (0.62%) QNX
18 39 (0.61%) Fujitsu
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dorset
ISL
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benifits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago