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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
UK
Rank 89 97 112
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing C 2560 2963 2903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.04% 2.94% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 5.66% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1966 2286 2234
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
45488 52331 53209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 54.10% 51.85% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38742 45005 45470
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 February 2017 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 February 2017. 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 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 +7 2463 £47,500 - 435
London -16 745 £60,000 -4.00% 87
South East -6 548 £45,000 - 90
South West +23 368 £42,000 -4.54% 56
East of England +21 310 £50,000 +25.00% 104
Cambridgeshire +20 214 £50,000 +20.48% 85
Cambridge +25 178 £50,000 -0.99% 81
North West -10 174 £37,500 -11.76% 33
Hampshire +11 161 £42,500 -9.57% 24
Gloucestershire +5 159 £47,500 +3.26% 13
Manchester +3 129 £40,000 -15.78% 20
City of London -9 125 £71,250 +1.78% 18
Berkshire +19 122 £45,000 - 18
West Midlands +23 117 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Yorkshire +36 110 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Bristol +36 92 £42,500 +1.19% 26
Surrey -3 88 £52,500 +14.13% 14
East Midlands -28 68 £42,500 +13.33% 13
West Yorkshire +24 55 £45,000 +10.42% 8
Hertfordshire -25 54 £47,500 +26.66% 10
Scotland +32 51 £42,500 +41.66% 28
Oxfordshire -17 49 £50,000 - 14
West Sussex -5 48 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Oldham -3 46 £37,500 +56.25% 6
Bracknell +24 45 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Somerset +8 43 £33,000 -28.64% 3
Crawley +2 34 £46,250 -7.50%
Birmingham -3 33 £40,000 +14.28% 7
East Sussex -3 33 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Southampton +21 32 £45,000 -2.70% 2

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 2740 (51.26%) C++
2 1746 (32.67%) Software Engineering
3 1630 (30.50%) Degree
4 1602 (29.97%) Linux
5 1576 (29.49%) Java
6 1433 (26.81%) Python
7 1250 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
8 1099 (20.56%) C#
9 1000 (18.71%) Windows
10 954 (17.85%) Security Cleared
11 906 (16.95%) Computer Science
12 900 (16.84%) Finance
13 880 (16.46%) SQL
14 752 (14.07%) JavaScript
15 681 (12.74%) Microsoft
16 655 (12.25%) Mathematics
17 616 (11.52%) HTML
18 600 (11.23%) .NET
19 530 (9.92%) Unix
20 523 (9.78%) Embedded C
21 517 (9.67%) Electronics
22 509 (9.52%) Oracle
23 503 (9.41%) DV Cleared
24 491 (9.19%) Perl
25 454 (8.49%) Scrum
26 425 (7.95%) SC Cleared
27 402 (7.52%) SDLC
28 401 (7.50%) CSS
29 400 (7.48%) Telecoms
30 388 (7.26%) DevOps

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
1 142 (2.66%) Apache
2 121 (2.26%) Apache Spark
3 106 (1.98%) Apache Pig
4 104 (1.95%) Confluence
5 102 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
6 92 (1.72%) Tomcat
7 82 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 79 (1.48%) JBoss
9 77 (1.44%) IIS
10 75 (1.40%) WebSphere
11 62 (1.16%) MS Exchange
12 57 (1.07%) SharePoint
13 50 (0.94%) nginx
13 50 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 29 (0.54%) CMS
15 21 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
16 20 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
17 18 (0.34%) ArcGIS
18 16 (0.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 16 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 363 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 203 (3.80%) MS Office
3 61 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (1.12%) Simulink
5 29 (0.54%) MS Project
6 28 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 23 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.24%) GNU Octave
9 11 (0.21%) OrCAD
10 10 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 10 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
11 9 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 9 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.15%) SPSS
12 8 (0.15%) Stateflow
13 7 (0.13%) 3ds Max
13 7 (0.13%) Acrobat
13 7 (0.13%) Maya
14 6 (0.11%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 89 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 44 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 31 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 30 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 25 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
7 23 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 22 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
9 17 (0.32%) Summit
10 15 (0.28%) SAP ERP
11 14 (0.26%) Teamcenter
12 13 (0.24%) Temenos T24
13 11 (0.21%) assyst
14 10 (0.19%) SAP HR
15 9 (0.17%) Finacle
15 9 (0.17%) Infor M3
15 9 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
16 8 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
17 7 (0.13%) Magento
17 7 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 171 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
2 152 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (2.17%) SaaS
4 78 (1.46%) Office 365
5 71 (1.33%) GitHub
6 50 (0.94%) Amazon S3
7 44 (0.82%) PaaS
8 43 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
9 33 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 31 (0.58%) G Suite
11 29 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (0.52%) Slack
13 27 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 27 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
14 25 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (0.24%) IaaS
16 11 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
16 11 (0.21%) Mimecast
17 10 (0.19%) Google Play
18 7 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 386 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 242 (4.53%) Wireless
3 180 (3.37%) Ethernet
4 170 (3.18%) HTTP
5 167 (3.12%) Internet
6 151 (2.83%) Firewall
7 138 (2.58%) Bluetooth
8 106 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
9 83 (1.55%) LAN
10 82 (1.53%) VPN
11 77 (1.44%) DNS
11 77 (1.44%) RS-485
12 74 (1.38%) GSM
12 74 (1.38%) VoIP
13 72 (1.35%) RS-232
14 67 (1.25%) LDAP
15 63 (1.18%) ZigBee
16 60 (1.12%) WAN
17 57 (1.07%) Network Security
18 50 (0.94%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 273 (5.11%) MySQL
3 254 (4.75%) Big Data
4 239 (4.47%) Relational Database
5 208 (3.89%) Hadoop
6 173 (3.24%) MongoDB
7 157 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 148 (2.77%) Oracle Database
9 141 (2.64%) RDBMS
10 124 (2.32%) Apache Hive
11 78 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
12 52 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
13 49 (0.92%) GIS
14 42 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
15 39 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
16 36 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 35 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
18 28 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
18 28 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 27 (0.51%) Redis
Development Applications
1 240 (4.49%) Git (software)
2 230 (4.30%) Jenkins
3 224 (4.19%) JIRA
4 196 (3.67%) Visual Studio
5 169 (3.16%) Selenium
6 124 (2.32%) Subversion
7 105 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 87 (1.63%) Cucumber
9 82 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
10 71 (1.33%) Maven
11 63 (1.18%) JUnit
12 59 (1.10%) SoapUI
13 56 (1.05%) Eclipse
14 55 (1.03%) Ant
15 50 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
16 48 (0.90%) TeamCity
17 40 (0.75%) JMeter
18 39 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
19 30 (0.56%) Hudson
19 30 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 900 (16.84%) Finance
2 517 (9.67%) Electronics
3 400 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 316 (5.91%) Banking
5 216 (4.04%) Retail
6 178 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 170 (3.18%) Military
8 164 (3.07%) Marketing
9 150 (2.81%) Games
10 136 (2.54%) Automotive
11 89 (1.67%) Advertising
12 87 (1.63%) Aerospace
13 83 (1.55%) Legal
14 65 (1.22%) Investment Banking
15 52 (0.97%) Front Office
16 36 (0.67%) Law
17 34 (0.64%) Back Office
18 24 (0.45%) Multimedia
18 24 (0.45%) Publishing
19 20 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1264 (23.65%) Developer
2 1205 (22.54%) Software Engineer
3 567 (10.61%) Embedded Engineer
4 449 (8.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 410 (7.67%) Consultant
6 357 (6.68%) C++ Software Engineer
7 331 (6.19%) Software Developer
8 325 (6.08%) C++ Developer
9 300 (5.61%) Analyst
10 277 (5.18%) C Software Engineer
11 246 (4.60%) Architect
12 231 (4.32%) Graduate
13 224 (4.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 219 (4.10%) Senior Developer
15 214 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
16 195 (3.65%) C Developer
17 193 (3.61%) Embedded C Engineer
18 189 (3.54%) Linux Engineer
19 179 (3.35%) Systems Engineer
20 170 (3.18%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (11.52%) HTML
2 600 (11.23%) .NET
3 401 (7.50%) CSS
4 313 (5.86%) XML
5 304 (5.69%) Web Services
6 216 (4.04%) Spring
7 194 (3.63%) ASP.NET
8 190 (3.55%) AngularJS
9 180 (3.37%) jQuery
10 172 (3.22%) HTML5
11 153 (2.86%) SOAP
12 150 (2.81%) Hibernate
13 148 (2.77%) Middleware
14 138 (2.58%) Java EE
15 134 (2.51%) REST
16 133 (2.49%) Node.js
17 132 (2.47%) .NET Framework
18 106 (1.98%) J2EE
19 92 (1.72%) CSS3
20 89 (1.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 906 (16.95%) Computer Science
2 334 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 328 (6.14%) Algorithms
4 216 (4.04%) Embedded Systems
5 199 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 170 (3.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 131 (2.45%) Data Centre
8 125 (2.34%) Device Driver
8 125 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 103 (1.93%) VHDL
10 89 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 79 (1.48%) Fintech
12 77 (1.44%) User Experience
13 76 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 72 (1.35%) Internet of Things
14 72 (1.35%) PKI
15 68 (1.27%) Verilog
16 52 (0.97%) Client/Server
16 52 (0.97%) Hedge funds
17 38 (0.71%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1602 (29.97%) Linux
2 1000 (18.71%) Windows
3 530 (9.92%) Unix
4 281 (5.26%) Android
5 201 (3.76%) Apple iOS
6 185 (3.46%) Windows Server
7 126 (2.36%) Embedded Linux
8 109 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 103 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 94 (1.76%) Windows 7
11 92 (1.72%) Mac OS X
12 88 (1.65%) CentOS
13 74 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 51 (0.95%) Mac OS
15 48 (0.90%) VxWorks
16 43 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
17 39 (0.73%) Solaris
18 38 (0.71%) Windows XP
19 34 (0.64%) Windows 10
20 25 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1746 (32.67%) Software Engineering
2 1250 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
3 655 (12.25%) Mathematics
4 454 (8.49%) Scrum
5 402 (7.52%) SDLC
6 388 (7.26%) DevOps
7 369 (6.90%) OO
8 338 (6.32%) Multithreading
9 335 (6.27%) Mentoring
10 327 (6.12%) ITIL
11 320 (5.99%) Analytics
11 320 (5.99%) TDD
12 312 (5.84%) Project Management
13 309 (5.78%) Cybersecurity
14 281 (5.26%) Information Security
15 278 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
16 270 (5.05%) Physics
17 236 (4.42%) UML
18 216 (4.04%) Open Source
18 216 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2740 (51.26%) C++
2 1576 (29.49%) Java
3 1433 (26.81%) Python
4 1099 (20.56%) C#
5 880 (16.46%) SQL
6 752 (14.07%) JavaScript
7 523 (9.78%) Embedded C
8 491 (9.19%) Perl
9 327 (6.12%) PHP
10 322 (6.02%) Ruby
11 282 (5.28%) Bash Shell
12 251 (4.70%) Embedded C++
13 196 (3.67%) MATLAB
14 153 (2.86%) PowerShell
15 143 (2.68%) Objective-C
16 123 (2.30%) Go
17 119 (2.23%) Scala
18 117 (2.19%) VB
19 105 (1.96%) Assembly Language
20 99 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1630 (30.50%) Degree
2 954 (17.85%) Security Cleared
3 503 (9.41%) DV Cleared
4 425 (7.95%) SC Cleared
5 204 (3.82%) PhD
6 133 (2.49%) CISSP
7 110 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
8 79 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 70 (1.31%) ISTQB
10 68 (1.27%) CCNA
11 57 (1.07%) GIAC
12 53 (0.99%) CREST Certified
13 52 (0.97%) CEH
14 51 (0.95%) MCSE
15 48 (0.90%) CISA
16 45 (0.84%) Postgraduate
17 43 (0.80%) ISEB
18 42 (0.79%) CISM
19 41 (0.77%) CCNP
20 38 (0.71%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (4.15%) QA
2 80 (1.50%) SLA
3 57 (1.07%) MISRA
4 52 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 51 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 28 (0.52%) JTAG
7 19 (0.36%) COBIT
8 18 (0.34%) ISO 14001
9 16 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 16 (0.30%) MISRA C
9 16 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 15 (0.28%) DO-178B
10 15 (0.28%) IEC 61508
11 14 (0.26%) ISO26262
11 14 (0.26%) JSP 440
12 13 (0.24%) Def Stans
12 13 (0.24%) PMO
13 6 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.11%) PMBOK
14 5 (0.094%) DO-254
System Software
1 368 (6.88%) Firmware
2 294 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 241 (4.51%) Active Directory
4 119 (2.23%) Docker
5 105 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 54 (1.01%) KVM
7 34 (0.64%) NFS
8 31 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (0.58%) vSphere
9 28 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 24 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
11 20 (0.37%) HDFS
12 18 (0.34%) Apache Flume
13 16 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (0.22%) etcd
14 12 (0.22%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 166 (3.11%) Puppet
2 131 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 106 (1.98%) Ansible
4 58 (1.09%) Kubernetes
5 56 (1.05%) Nessus
6 50 (0.94%) Nmap
7 32 (0.60%) Nagios
8 25 (0.47%) SELinux
9 21 (0.39%) SCCM
10 20 (0.37%) Mesos
10 20 (0.37%) OpenVAS
11 19 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
12 18 (0.34%) Consul
12 18 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
13 15 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
13 15 (0.28%) OpenAM
13 15 (0.28%) Terraform
14 14 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
14 14 (0.26%) SCOM
15 13 (0.24%) rkt
Vendors
1 681 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 509 (9.52%) Oracle
3 341 (6.38%) VMware
4 187 (3.50%) Cisco
5 143 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 127 (2.38%) SAP
7 113 (2.11%) Google
8 111 (2.08%) EMC
9 76 (1.42%) Atlassian
9 76 (1.42%) HP
10 58 (1.09%) IBM
11 55 (1.03%) Sun
12 46 (0.86%) Adobe
13 45 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
14 40 (0.75%) NetApp
14 40 (0.75%) Xilinx
15 38 (0.71%) New Relic
16 37 (0.69%) Apple
17 33 (0.62%) Citrix
17 33 (0.62%) Juniper
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