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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 97 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 2996 2761 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.95% 2.64% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.66% 5.25% 5.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2356 2164 2367
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
52970 52554 55049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.19% 50.26% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45748 45127 46295
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +28 2865 £46,000 +2.22% 626
London +23 1012 £60,000 - 187
South East +29 747 £45,000 +5.88% 129
East of England -18 313 £40,000 -5.88% 79
South West +20 288 £42,500 +6.25% 60
Hampshire +31 194 £49,000 +22.50% 18
City of London +23 163 £65,000 +4.00% 42
Berkshire +40 161 £42,500 -10.52% 33
Surrey +22 155 £46,000 +2.22% 21
North West +22 148 £42,000 +7.69% 53
Cambridgeshire -19 130 £42,250 -0.58% 58
Gloucestershire +17 129 £45,000 +12.50% 20
West Midlands +20 125 £40,000 +6.66% 37
Yorkshire +44 116 £40,000 +14.28% 36
East Midlands +10 99 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Cambridge -26 94 £52,500 +23.52% 54
Manchester +23 93 £45,000 +20.00% 22
Oxfordshire +17 84 £45,000 +12.50% 20
Hertfordshire -7 77 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Reading +20 63 £52,500 +16.66% 13
Dorset +34 57 £32,500 -23.52% 10
West Yorkshire +22 56 £41,500 +3.75% 15
West Sussex -12 54 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Cheltenham +38 48 £48,250 +20.62% 8
Birmingham +10 46 £41,250 +11.48% 9
Suffolk +27 44 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Bristol -31 42 £42,000 +2.43% 13
Bournemouth +35 40 £32,500 -35.00% 3
East Sussex +12 40 £45,000 - 7
Wales -21 39 £42,500 +21.42% 8

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2905 (46.37%) C++
2 1910 (30.49%) Software Engineering
3 1835 (29.29%) Linux
4 1765 (28.17%) Java
5 1614 (25.76%) Degree
6 1256 (20.05%) Finance
7 1228 (19.60%) Python
8 1220 (19.47%) Windows
9 1189 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
10 1155 (18.44%) C#
11 1069 (17.06%) SQL
12 980 (15.64%) Unix
13 935 (14.92%) Security Cleared
14 846 (13.50%) Computer Science
15 748 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
16 740 (11.81%) Microsoft
17 704 (11.24%) Oracle
18 689 (11.00%) .NET
19 651 (10.39%) JavaScript
20 591 (9.43%) SQL Server
21 588 (9.39%) HTML
22 558 (8.91%) OO
23 545 (8.70%) Perl
24 502 (8.01%) TCP/IP
25 501 (8.00%) Mathematics
26 492 (7.85%) SC Cleared
27 460 (7.34%) DV Cleared
28 456 (7.28%) SDLC
29 454 (7.25%) Electronics
29 454 (7.25%) Telecoms

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 122 (1.95%) Apache Pig
1 122 (1.95%) Node.js
2 111 (1.77%) Apache
3 95 (1.52%) IIS
4 93 (1.48%) SAS
5 90 (1.44%) CMS
6 87 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 78 (1.25%) JBoss
7 78 (1.25%) MS Exchange
8 56 (0.89%) WebLogic
9 50 (0.80%) SharePoint
10 49 (0.78%) Confluence
11 46 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
12 44 (0.70%) Apache Spark
13 42 (0.67%) WebSphere
14 32 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
14 32 (0.51%) OpenStack
15 30 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
15 30 (0.48%) nginx
16 29 (0.46%) Lync
Applications
1 417 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 231 (3.69%) MS Office
3 130 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 82 (1.31%) MS Project
5 65 (1.04%) Simulink
6 35 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 34 (0.54%) MS Visio
7 34 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
8 17 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.27%) AutoCAD
9 13 (0.21%) TargetLink
10 12 (0.19%) S-PLUS
11 9 (0.14%) Mathematica
12 7 (0.11%) OrCAD
13 5 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.064%) SPSS
15 3 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.048%) Mathcad
16 2 (0.032%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 2 (0.032%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 61 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 45 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
6 15 (0.24%) LatentZero
6 15 (0.24%) thinkFolio
7 13 (0.21%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 13 (0.21%) Beauchamp
7 13 (0.21%) Decalog
7 13 (0.21%) Hi Portfolio
7 13 (0.21%) HiInvest
7 13 (0.21%) HiPerformance
7 13 (0.21%) LongView
7 13 (0.21%) Minerva
7 13 (0.21%) MultiFonds
7 13 (0.21%) PORTIA
7 13 (0.21%) Sentinel
7 13 (0.21%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 116 (1.85%) SaaS
2 111 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (0.64%) Office 365
6 30 (0.48%) PaaS
7 28 (0.45%) GitHub
8 23 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 19 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 18 (0.29%) Google Analytics
11 17 (0.27%) IaaS
12 7 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.096%) Route 53
14 5 (0.080%) Heroku
14 5 (0.080%) IBM SmartCloud
14 5 (0.080%) Rackspace Cloud
15 3 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.032%) AWS OpsWorks
16 2 (0.032%) DigitalOcean
16 2 (0.032%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 502 (8.01%) TCP/IP
2 242 (3.86%) Firewall
3 184 (2.94%) Internet
4 148 (2.36%) Wireless
5 143 (2.28%) Network Security
5 143 (2.28%) SAN
6 124 (1.98%) Ethernet
7 117 (1.87%) DNS
8 116 (1.85%) HTTP
9 94 (1.50%) WAN
10 88 (1.40%) LAN
11 75 (1.20%) VoIP
12 73 (1.17%) RS-232
13 72 (1.15%) DHCP
14 71 (1.13%) VPN
15 70 (1.12%) Bluetooth
16 67 (1.07%) RS-485
17 57 (0.91%) ZigBee
18 53 (0.85%) NAS
19 50 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 591 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 343 (5.47%) MySQL
3 274 (4.37%) Big Data
4 245 (3.91%) Hadoop
5 235 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 191 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 176 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
8 126 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 125 (2.00%) Apache Hive
10 119 (1.90%) MongoDB
11 106 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 96 (1.53%) NoSQL
13 85 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 84 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 81 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 74 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
17 72 (1.15%) Data Mining
18 60 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
19 56 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
20 54 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 259 (4.13%) Visual Studio
2 231 (3.69%) Subversion
3 195 (3.11%) JIRA
4 189 (3.02%) Git (software)
5 147 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 112 (1.79%) Maven
7 84 (1.34%) ProC
8 82 (1.31%) Eclipse
8 82 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 74 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
10 69 (1.10%) Selenium
11 58 (0.93%) Hudson
12 54 (0.86%) JUnit
13 46 (0.73%) Metasploit
14 41 (0.65%) Ant
14 41 (0.65%) HP UFT
15 40 (0.64%) Mercurial
16 39 (0.62%) LabVIEW
17 37 (0.59%) Cucumber
18 33 (0.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 1256 (20.05%) Finance
2 454 (7.25%) Electronics
2 454 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 421 (6.72%) Banking
4 251 (4.01%) Retail
5 215 (3.43%) Manufacturing
6 194 (3.10%) Marketing
7 151 (2.41%) Automotive
8 115 (1.84%) Aerospace
9 112 (1.79%) Games
10 99 (1.58%) Financial Institution
11 93 (1.48%) Front Office
12 84 (1.34%) Legal
13 75 (1.20%) Advertising
14 69 (1.10%) Investment Banking
15 68 (1.09%) Military
16 60 (0.96%) Back Office
17 47 (0.75%) Law
18 39 (0.62%) Billing
18 39 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1824 (29.11%) Developer
2 1168 (18.64%) Software Engineer
3 601 (9.59%) C++ Developer
4 571 (9.11%) Analyst
5 449 (7.17%) Embedded Engineer
6 416 (6.64%) C++ Software Engineer
7 375 (5.99%) C Developer
8 369 (5.89%) Software Developer
9 342 (5.46%) C Software Engineer
10 327 (5.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 313 (5.00%) Architect
12 311 (4.96%) Consultant
13 266 (4.25%) C/C++ Developer
14 260 (4.15%) Java Developer
15 253 (4.04%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 238 (3.80%) Senior Developer
17 220 (3.51%) Graduate
18 196 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
19 178 (2.84%) C++ Software Developer
20 157 (2.51%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 689 (11.00%) .NET
2 588 (9.39%) HTML
3 383 (6.11%) Web Services
4 373 (5.95%) CSS
5 318 (5.08%) XML
6 210 (3.35%) STL
7 182 (2.91%) ASP.NET
8 168 (2.68%) Java EE
9 162 (2.59%) J2EE
10 161 (2.57%) HTML5
11 153 (2.44%) jQuery
12 130 (2.08%) Spring
13 129 (2.06%) AngularJS
14 114 (1.82%) SOAP
15 109 (1.74%) Hibernate
16 100 (1.60%) .NET Framework
17 98 (1.56%) WPF
18 91 (1.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 89 (1.42%) RESTful
19 89 (1.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 846 (13.50%) Computer Science
2 748 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
3 501 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 332 (5.30%) Algorithms
5 256 (4.09%) Embedded Systems
6 249 (3.97%) Management Information System
7 182 (2.91%) Physics
8 170 (2.71%) Mobile App
9 150 (2.39%) Data Centre
10 146 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 123 (1.96%) User Experience
12 122 (1.95%) Hedge funds
13 115 (1.84%) Replication
14 113 (1.80%) Data Structures
14 113 (1.80%) Device Driver
15 109 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
16 105 (1.68%) Derivative
17 99 (1.58%) VHDL
18 92 (1.47%) Visualisation
19 88 (1.40%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 1835 (29.29%) Linux
2 1220 (19.47%) Windows
3 980 (15.64%) Unix
4 385 (6.15%) Android
5 299 (4.77%) Apple iOS
6 225 (3.59%) Windows Server
7 140 (2.23%) Mac OS X
8 130 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
9 122 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 107 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 98 (1.56%) AIX
12 82 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 76 (1.21%) Solaris
14 74 (1.18%) CentOS
15 73 (1.17%) VxWorks
16 67 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 57 (0.91%) Windows 7
18 52 (0.83%) Windows XP
19 41 (0.65%) Debian
20 38 (0.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1910 (30.49%) Software Engineering
2 1189 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
3 558 (8.91%) OO
4 456 (7.28%) SDLC
5 440 (7.02%) Multithreading
6 415 (6.62%) Project Management
7 373 (5.95%) ITIL
8 347 (5.54%) UML
9 336 (5.36%) Scrum
10 323 (5.16%) Open Source
11 319 (5.09%) Mentoring
12 302 (4.82%) TDD
13 288 (4.60%) Cybersecurity
14 265 (4.23%) Analytics
15 248 (3.96%) OOP
16 242 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
17 231 (3.69%) Information Security
18 226 (3.61%) Penetration Testing
19 222 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
20 217 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2905 (46.37%) C++
2 1765 (28.17%) Java
3 1228 (19.60%) Python
4 1155 (18.44%) C#
5 1069 (17.06%) SQL
6 651 (10.39%) JavaScript
7 545 (8.70%) Perl
8 439 (7.01%) Embedded C
9 340 (5.43%) PHP
10 287 (4.58%) Bash Shell
11 267 (4.26%) Ruby
12 249 (3.97%) Objective-C
13 242 (3.86%) Embedded C++
14 221 (3.53%) PL/SQL
15 196 (3.13%) MATLAB
16 167 (2.67%) Shell Script
17 148 (2.36%) Assembly Language
18 131 (2.09%) VB
19 128 (2.04%) PowerShell
20 118 (1.88%) R
Qualifications
1 1614 (25.76%) Degree
2 935 (14.92%) Security Cleared
3 492 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 460 (7.34%) DV Cleared
5 221 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
6 207 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 199 (3.18%) CISSP
8 169 (2.70%) CCNA
9 165 (2.63%) PhD
10 158 (2.52%) MCSE
11 119 (1.90%) GIAC
12 113 (1.80%) ISTQB
13 109 (1.74%) SANS
14 93 (1.48%) ISEB
15 91 (1.45%) Linux+ Certification
16 90 (1.44%) SSCP
17 73 (1.17%) CEH
18 68 (1.09%) CCNP
19 65 (1.04%) MCP
20 60 (0.96%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (3.22%) QA
2 110 (1.76%) SLA
3 69 (1.10%) MISRA
4 47 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 47 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (0.64%) JSP 440
5 40 (0.64%) SEPA
6 34 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 34 (0.54%) MISRA C
7 25 (0.40%) COBIT
8 24 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 21 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 16 (0.26%) MiFID
12 14 (0.22%) JTAG
13 13 (0.21%) Def Stans
14 11 (0.18%) DO-178B
14 11 (0.18%) ISO27002
14 11 (0.18%) RMADS
15 10 (0.16%) ISO26262
System Software
1 415 (6.62%) Firmware
2 242 (3.86%) Active Directory
3 240 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 39 (0.62%) Xen
6 36 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 34 (0.54%) NFS
8 27 (0.43%) vSphere
9 23 (0.37%) XenServer
10 22 (0.35%) Cygwin
10 22 (0.35%) Docker
11 21 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
12 19 (0.30%) iptables
13 18 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 16 (0.26%) Oracle Clusterware
15 14 (0.22%) HDFS
16 13 (0.21%) Snort
16 13 (0.21%) VirtualBox
17 11 (0.18%) KVM
18 10 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 84 (1.34%) Puppet
2 71 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (1.07%) Nessus
4 61 (0.97%) Nmap
5 48 (0.77%) Hyperic
6 30 (0.48%) Nagios
6 30 (0.48%) NetBackup
7 28 (0.45%) SCCM
8 27 (0.43%) Ansible
8 27 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 27 (0.43%) QRadar
9 25 (0.40%) Tivoli
10 23 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 22 (0.35%) Data Guard
11 22 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
12 21 (0.34%) OpenVAS
12 21 (0.34%) WMI
13 20 (0.32%) vMotion
14 19 (0.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 17 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 740 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 704 (11.24%) Oracle
3 291 (4.64%) VMware
4 182 (2.91%) Cisco
5 169 (2.70%) HP
6 154 (2.46%) IBM
7 143 (2.28%) NetApp
8 135 (2.15%) EMC
9 119 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 108 (1.72%) SAP
11 101 (1.61%) Citrix
12 83 (1.32%) Google
12 83 (1.32%) SolarWinds
13 73 (1.17%) Symantec
14 59 (0.94%) Juniper
15 58 (0.93%) Apple
16 53 (0.85%) Bloomberg
17 37 (0.59%) Splunk
18 36 (0.57%) Atlassian
18 36 (0.57%) McAfee
South East London
Third Republic Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £120,000 to £160,000 per annum £120,000 - £160,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Superb base with guaranteed bonus an
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chessington, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £56000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: £85k - 100k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago