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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 90 95 102
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing C 2865 3251 3217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.01% 2.97% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 5.76% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2185 2533 2480
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
49991 56471 57199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.49% 51.56% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42965 48407 47990
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 £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 September 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 September 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 +3 2751 £50,000 +5.26% 473
London -7 908 £65,000 +8.33% 162
South East +32 759 £47,500 +5.55% 92
South West -11 310 £43,000 +7.50% 36
East of England -10 294 £45,000 - 77
Oxfordshire +43 215 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Gloucestershire -4 191 £48,500 +18.29% 9
Cambridgeshire +3 180 £45,000 -10.00% 54
Hampshire +21 156 £40,000 -6.43% 24
Cambridge -1 153 £46,250 -7.50% 49
West Midlands -6 142 £35,000 - 26
Berkshire +21 135 £50,000 +5.26% 20
City of London -34 131 £70,000 +7.69% 41
Yorkshire +24 117 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Surrey +13 113 £55,000 +19.56% 19
North West -35 102 £42,500 -1.16% 39
East Midlands -11 77 £50,000 +42.85% 10
Hertfordshire -17 73 £47,500 +18.75% 11
Reading +13 70 £50,000 +8.10% 6
Manchester -32 65 £42,500 +11.84% 24
Scotland +37 61 £47,500 +18.75% 31
West Yorkshire +13 59 £40,000 - 5
Birmingham 0 57 £35,000 - 10
Abingdon +21 56 £40,000 -5.88%
Leeds +28 51 £40,000 -1.23% 4
West Sussex +9 50 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Oxford +26 44 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Cheltenham -10 44 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Wiltshire +25 42 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Banbury +19 41 £80,000 +88.23% 3

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 2904 (50.22%) C++
2 1786 (30.88%) Linux
3 1785 (30.87%) Software Engineering
4 1766 (30.54%) Java
5 1615 (27.93%) Degree
6 1451 (25.09%) Python
7 1289 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
8 1152 (19.92%) Windows
9 1061 (18.35%) Finance
10 986 (17.05%) C#
11 911 (15.75%) SQL
12 887 (15.34%) Security Cleared
13 873 (15.10%) Computer Science
14 862 (14.91%) Unix
15 697 (12.05%) Microsoft
16 647 (11.19%) JavaScript
17 605 (10.46%) Perl
18 552 (9.55%) Mathematics
19 549 (9.49%) HTML
20 514 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
21 503 (8.70%) DV Cleared
22 497 (8.59%) .NET
23 495 (8.56%) Oracle
24 484 (8.37%) Telecoms
25 471 (8.14%) OO
26 438 (7.57%) Scrum
27 437 (7.56%) Cybersecurity
28 435 (7.52%) SDLC
29 422 (7.30%) XML
30 413 (7.14%) Embedded C

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
1 148 (2.56%) Apache
2 97 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 94 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 91 (1.57%) WebSphere
5 81 (1.40%) WebLogic
6 77 (1.33%) JBoss
7 75 (1.30%) Apache Pig
8 71 (1.23%) IIS
9 66 (1.14%) Apache Spark
10 56 (0.97%) nginx
11 54 (0.93%) SharePoint
12 52 (0.90%) Confluence
13 44 (0.76%) CMS
14 43 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
15 38 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
16 31 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
17 30 (0.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 29 (0.50%) SAS
19 26 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
19 26 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 385 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 200 (3.46%) MS Office
3 74 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 46 (0.80%) Simulink
5 22 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.28%) MS Project
8 14 (0.24%) TargetLink
9 13 (0.22%) AutoCAD
10 12 (0.21%) GNU Octave
10 12 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
11 10 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 6 (0.10%) OrCAD
14 5 (0.086%) Siemens NX
14 5 (0.086%) SPSS
15 4 (0.069%) 3ds Max
15 4 (0.069%) CATIA
15 4 (0.069%) Doxygen
15 4 (0.069%) Maya
Business Applications
1 69 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 35 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 24 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 24 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
5 23 (0.40%) assyst
5 23 (0.40%) SAP ERP
5 23 (0.40%) Temenos T24
6 21 (0.36%) SAP GRC
7 20 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 19 (0.33%) Finacle
9 18 (0.31%) Maximo
10 14 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 14 (0.24%) Sonata
11 13 (0.22%) thinkFolio
12 10 (0.17%) SAP CRM
13 9 (0.16%) RMDS
13 9 (0.16%) Summit
14 8 (0.14%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 207 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 133 (2.30%) SaaS
4 64 (1.11%) Office 365
5 63 (1.09%) GitHub
6 55 (0.95%) IaaS
7 51 (0.88%) PaaS
8 39 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 23 (0.40%) Mimecast
12 17 (0.29%) Google Apps
13 16 (0.28%) Slack
14 14 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
17 5 (0.086%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (0.086%) Heroku
18 4 (0.069%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 393 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 221 (3.82%) Firewall
3 193 (3.34%) Internet
4 178 (3.08%) Wireless
5 155 (2.68%) HTTP
6 140 (2.42%) Network Security
7 137 (2.37%) DNS
8 130 (2.25%) WAN
9 128 (2.21%) LAN
10 108 (1.87%) Ethernet
11 104 (1.80%) VoIP
12 101 (1.75%) VPN
13 86 (1.49%) SSL
14 80 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
15 68 (1.18%) MPLS
15 68 (1.18%) SAN
16 67 (1.16%) LDAP
17 66 (1.14%) DHCP
18 51 (0.88%) VLAN
19 47 (0.81%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 280 (4.84%) MySQL
3 237 (4.10%) Big Data
4 185 (3.20%) Relational Database
5 177 (3.06%) Hadoop
6 133 (2.30%) MongoDB
6 133 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 116 (2.01%) RDBMS
8 103 (1.78%) NoSQL
9 82 (1.42%) Apache Hive
10 73 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
11 69 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
12 54 (0.93%) GIS
13 45 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 40 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (0.66%) Data Mining
16 36 (0.62%) QlikView
17 34 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
18 31 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
19 30 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 294 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 202 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 196 (3.39%) Subversion
4 189 (3.27%) JIRA
5 161 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 84 (1.45%) Selenium
7 79 (1.37%) Eclipse
8 77 (1.33%) Maven
8 77 (1.33%) Metasploit
9 59 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 51 (0.88%) Ant
11 49 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 49 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
12 46 (0.80%) LabVIEW
13 41 (0.71%) JUnit
14 40 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
15 26 (0.45%) Mercurial
16 24 (0.42%) Hudson
16 24 (0.42%) TeamCity
17 23 (0.40%) InstallShield
General
1 1061 (18.35%) Finance
2 484 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 412 (7.12%) Electronics
4 318 (5.50%) Banking
5 184 (3.18%) Automotive
6 180 (3.11%) Retail
7 162 (2.80%) Games
8 161 (2.78%) Aerospace
9 158 (2.73%) Manufacturing
10 127 (2.20%) Marketing
11 89 (1.54%) Investment Banking
12 88 (1.52%) Back Office
13 77 (1.33%) Front Office
14 74 (1.28%) Military
15 60 (1.04%) Legal
16 53 (0.92%) Publishing
17 52 (0.90%) Advertising
18 47 (0.81%) Financial Institution
19 37 (0.64%) Law
20 30 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1491 (25.78%) Developer
2 1070 (18.50%) Software Engineer
3 483 (8.35%) Embedded Engineer
4 469 (8.11%) C++ Developer
5 450 (7.78%) Analyst
6 407 (7.04%) Consultant
7 404 (6.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 398 (6.88%) Software Developer
9 337 (5.83%) C++ Software Engineer
10 287 (4.96%) C Software Engineer
11 280 (4.84%) Architect
12 277 (4.79%) C Developer
13 237 (4.10%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 232 (4.01%) Graduate
15 230 (3.98%) Senior Developer
16 216 (3.74%) Java Developer
17 191 (3.30%) Embedded C Engineer
18 188 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
19 182 (3.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
20 171 (2.96%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 549 (9.49%) HTML
2 497 (8.59%) .NET
3 422 (7.30%) XML
4 354 (6.12%) CSS
5 282 (4.88%) Web Services
6 210 (3.63%) jQuery
7 174 (3.01%) ASP.NET
8 149 (2.58%) J2EE
9 141 (2.44%) Qt
10 140 (2.42%) AngularJS
11 133 (2.30%) HTML5
11 133 (2.30%) Spring
12 124 (2.14%) STL
13 120 (2.08%) JSON
14 117 (2.02%) Middleware
15 112 (1.94%) Hibernate
16 103 (1.78%) Ajax
17 98 (1.69%) LAMP
17 98 (1.69%) SOAP
18 95 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 873 (15.10%) Computer Science
2 552 (9.55%) Mathematics
3 514 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 364 (6.29%) Algorithms
5 267 (4.62%) Physics
6 235 (4.06%) Embedded Systems
7 201 (3.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 197 (3.41%) Data Centre
9 191 (3.30%) Management Information System
10 138 (2.39%) Device Driver
11 125 (2.16%) Mobile App
12 121 (2.09%) Visualisation
13 89 (1.54%) User Experience
14 85 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
15 84 (1.45%) VHDL
16 81 (1.40%) Data Structures
17 76 (1.31%) Hedge funds
18 67 (1.16%) Fintech
19 60 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 60 (1.04%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 1786 (30.88%) Linux
2 1152 (19.92%) Windows
3 862 (14.91%) Unix
4 280 (4.84%) Android
5 181 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 163 (2.82%) Windows Server
7 124 (2.14%) Embedded Linux
8 117 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 102 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 101 (1.75%) Mac OS X
11 97 (1.68%) VxWorks
12 86 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
13 66 (1.14%) CentOS
14 65 (1.12%) Windows 7
15 61 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
16 54 (0.93%) Solaris
17 39 (0.67%) AIX
18 38 (0.66%) Ubuntu
19 30 (0.52%) Mac OS
20 25 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1785 (30.87%) Software Engineering
2 1289 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
3 471 (8.14%) OO
4 438 (7.57%) Scrum
5 437 (7.56%) Cybersecurity
6 435 (7.52%) SDLC
7 405 (7.00%) Mentoring
8 358 (6.19%) Multithreading
9 341 (5.90%) Penetration Testing
10 338 (5.84%) Project Management
11 297 (5.14%) DevOps
12 288 (4.98%) ITIL
13 278 (4.81%) UML
14 277 (4.79%) TDD
15 269 (4.65%) Information Security
16 267 (4.62%) Open Source
17 230 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
18 229 (3.96%) Validation
19 228 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
20 203 (3.51%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2904 (50.22%) C++
2 1766 (30.54%) Java
3 1451 (25.09%) Python
4 986 (17.05%) C#
5 911 (15.75%) SQL
6 647 (11.19%) JavaScript
7 605 (10.46%) Perl
8 413 (7.14%) Embedded C
9 387 (6.69%) PHP
10 362 (6.26%) Bash Shell
11 322 (5.57%) Ruby
12 233 (4.03%) Embedded C++
13 193 (3.34%) Shell Script
14 186 (3.22%) MATLAB
15 162 (2.80%) Objective-C
16 129 (2.23%) Assembly Language
16 129 (2.23%) VB
17 127 (2.20%) PowerShell
18 122 (2.11%) PL/SQL
19 104 (1.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 1615 (27.93%) Degree
2 887 (15.34%) Security Cleared
3 503 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 398 (6.88%) SC Cleared
5 184 (3.18%) CISSP
6 165 (2.85%) PhD
7 151 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
8 120 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 118 (2.04%) CEH
10 111 (1.92%) CREST Certified
11 109 (1.88%) CCNA
12 90 (1.56%) GIAC
13 87 (1.50%) ISEB
14 81 (1.40%) CISM
15 71 (1.23%) MCSE
15 71 (1.23%) OSCP
16 59 (1.02%) CompTIA Security+
16 59 (1.02%) SANS
16 59 (1.02%) Security+ Certification
17 56 (0.97%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (5.20%) QA
2 154 (2.66%) SLA
3 87 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 65 (1.12%) MISRA
6 50 (0.86%) PCI DSS
7 41 (0.71%) MISRA C
8 38 (0.66%) ISO13485
9 34 (0.59%) COBIT
10 28 (0.48%) DICOM
11 25 (0.43%) JSP 440
12 21 (0.36%) DO-178B
13 12 (0.21%) IEC 61508
13 12 (0.21%) PMBOK
14 11 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 12207
15 10 (0.17%) ISO22301
15 10 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 7 (0.12%) ISO27002
17 7 (0.12%) JTAG
System Software
1 297 (5.14%) Firmware
2 252 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 234 (4.05%) Active Directory
4 76 (1.31%) Hyper-V
5 65 (1.12%) Docker
6 38 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 37 (0.64%) vSphere
8 36 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
9 26 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 24 (0.42%) NFS
10 24 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 18 (0.31%) KVM
12 15 (0.26%) Snort
13 13 (0.22%) XenApp
13 13 (0.22%) XenDesktop
14 12 (0.21%) Xen
15 11 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (0.16%) HDFS
16 9 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 175 (3.03%) Puppet
2 140 (2.42%) Nessus
3 125 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
4 119 (2.06%) Nmap
5 85 (1.47%) Ansible
6 48 (0.83%) OpenVAS
7 36 (0.62%) Nagios
8 33 (0.57%) SCCM
9 31 (0.54%) SCOM
10 30 (0.52%) OpenAM
11 26 (0.45%) yum
12 24 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
13 19 (0.33%) SELinux
14 18 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.26%) HAProxy
16 14 (0.24%) QRadar
17 13 (0.22%) Kubernetes
18 11 (0.19%) AirWatch
18 11 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 7 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 697 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 495 (8.56%) Oracle
3 285 (4.93%) VMware
4 179 (3.10%) Cisco
5 134 (2.32%) Red Hat
6 114 (1.97%) SAP
7 106 (1.83%) HP
8 93 (1.61%) IBM
9 77 (1.33%) EMC
10 72 (1.25%) Sophos
11 67 (1.16%) Qualys
12 61 (1.05%) Google
13 59 (1.02%) Citrix
14 55 (0.95%) Atlassian
15 53 (0.92%) SolarWinds
16 50 (0.86%) Coverity
17 43 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
18 42 (0.73%) Sun
19 41 (0.71%) Symantec
20 34 (0.59%) Xilinx
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + Good Career Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, Private Medical + More
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefit Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lechlade, Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 38k per year + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Alfen
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Exciting bonus scheme
Posted: 12 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Flexible hours, Bonus + more!
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + £7K-£10K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: 10 hours ago