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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 96 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs citing C 3154 3685 3825
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.99% 3.12% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.80% 5.90% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2399 3017 2902
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
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
54403 62410 57854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.50% 52.78% 52.93%
Number of salaries quoted 46342 53248 49809
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -6 2955 £45,000 +3.74% 655
London +16 1113 £60,000 - 190
South East -35 620 £44,000 +3.52% 146
East of England +11 408 £42,500 +6.25% 106
South West -1 335 £40,000 +6.66% 52
City of London +20 278 £60,000 - 72
Cambridgeshire +9 210 £42,500 - 63
Hampshire -12 189 £42,500 -2.29% 19
Cambridge +6 178 £45,000 +5.88% 48
Gloucestershire -4 131 £40,000 - 15
Surrey -24 120 £50,000 +13.63% 23
West Midlands -7 118 £37,500 - 40
North West -13 113 £43,000 +22.85% 41
Berkshire -22 101 £50,000 +27.38% 36
Yorkshire -14 96 £36,000 -4.00% 27
Hertfordshire -14 88 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Scotland -5 84 £40,000 - 19
East Midlands -13 84 £37,500 +5.63% 27
Bristol -24 65 £38,500 +28.33% 14
Essex +21 64 £40,000 -20.00% 23
Manchester +1 64 £40,000 +23.07% 27
Wiltshire +20 61 £42,500 +24.08% 2
Oxfordshire -9 60 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Buckinghamshire +1 52 £44,000 +10.00% 16
Wales +13 48 £47,500 +46.15% 5
South Wales +18 45 £47,500 +75.92% 2
South Yorkshire +13 43 £36,000 +10.76% 10
Derbyshire +37 42 £40,000 +6.66% 6
West Yorkshire -20 41 £37,500 - 15
East Sussex +2 40 £32,500 -18.75% 11

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3166 (51.99%) C++
2 1983 (32.56%) Software Engineering
3 1786 (29.33%) Linux
4 1785 (29.31%) Degree
5 1662 (27.29%) Java
6 1319 (21.66%) Windows
7 1256 (20.62%) C#
8 1193 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
9 1115 (18.31%) Finance
10 1064 (17.47%) Python
11 1039 (17.06%) SQL
12 1024 (16.81%) Computer Science
13 942 (15.47%) .NET
14 831 (13.65%) UNIX
15 804 (13.20%) HTML
16 779 (12.79%) Security Cleared
17 764 (12.55%) JavaScript
18 712 (11.69%) Microsoft
19 677 (11.12%) OO
20 652 (10.71%) SQL Server
21 638 (10.48%) Oracle
22 561 (9.21%) Mathematics
23 544 (8.93%) Project Management
24 535 (8.78%) Electronics
25 530 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
26 512 (8.41%) Perl
27 511 (8.39%) Embedded C
28 480 (7.88%) SC Cleared
29 456 (7.49%) Banking
30 451 (7.41%) CSS

C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 111 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 110 (1.81%) IIS
3 101 (1.66%) MS Exchange
4 93 (1.53%) Node.js
5 92 (1.51%) Apache
6 83 (1.36%) WebSphere
7 73 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 70 (1.15%) SAS
9 55 (0.90%) WebLogic
10 49 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 48 (0.79%) CMS
12 44 (0.72%) Apache Pig
13 41 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
14 38 (0.62%) JBoss
14 38 (0.62%) Apache Spark
15 32 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
15 32 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
16 30 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
17 27 (0.44%) OpenStack
18 25 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 402 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 221 (3.63%) MS Office
3 68 (1.12%) MS Project
4 61 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (0.84%) Simulink
6 43 (0.71%) MS Visio
7 29 (0.48%) Photoshop
8 27 (0.44%) TargetLink
9 23 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
10 20 (0.33%) SPSS
11 14 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
13 9 (0.15%) Fireworks
14 7 (0.11%) GNU Octave
15 6 (0.099%) InfoPath
15 6 (0.099%) Maya
15 6 (0.099%) 3ds Max
15 6 (0.099%) Pro/ENGINEER
15 6 (0.099%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 6 (0.099%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 45 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 39 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 29 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 28 (0.46%) SAP SCM
4 28 (0.46%) SAP R/3
4 28 (0.46%) SAP APO
5 16 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 13 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.20%) RMDS
9 10 (0.16%) LabWindows
9 10 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
10 9 (0.15%) Markit EDM
10 9 (0.15%) Sophis RISQUE
10 9 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
11 8 (0.13%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
11 8 (0.13%) Advent Moxy
11 8 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
11 8 (0.13%) thinkFolio
11 8 (0.13%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 160 (2.63%) SaaS
2 156 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 91 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 71 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (0.51%) PaaS
6 26 (0.43%) Office 365
7 25 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 23 (0.38%) IaaS
9 22 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
11 11 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.099%) GitHub
13 4 (0.066%) Route 53
13 4 (0.066%) Trello
13 4 (0.066%) IBM Blueworks
13 4 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.049%) Silverpop
14 3 (0.049%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.016%) Boomi
15 1 (0.016%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 380 (6.24%) TCP/IP
2 189 (3.10%) Internet
3 169 (2.78%) HTTP
4 168 (2.76%) Firewall
5 158 (2.59%) Wireless
6 140 (2.30%) Ethernet
7 115 (1.89%) WAN
8 99 (1.63%) LAN
9 92 (1.51%) DNS
10 90 (1.48%) SAN
11 74 (1.22%) VPN
12 68 (1.12%) VoIP
13 59 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
14 52 (0.85%) DHCP
15 51 (0.84%) Bluetooth
16 43 (0.71%) Network Security
17 41 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
18 39 (0.64%) FTP
18 39 (0.64%) ZigBee
19 36 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 652 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 319 (5.24%) MySQL
3 274 (4.50%) Relational Database
4 177 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 173 (2.84%) Big Data
6 132 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 121 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 107 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 96 (1.58%) Hadoop
10 79 (1.30%) NoSQL
11 78 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
12 57 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
13 55 (0.90%) Data Mining
14 54 (0.89%) Apache Hive
15 50 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 48 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
17 47 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 47 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
18 38 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
18 38 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 247 (4.06%) Git (software)
2 215 (3.53%) Subversion
3 210 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 137 (2.25%) JIRA
5 116 (1.90%) Jenkins
6 105 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 100 (1.64%) Maven
8 77 (1.26%) Selenium
9 72 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
10 70 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 63 (1.03%) JUnit
12 52 (0.85%) LoadRunner
13 50 (0.82%) LabVIEW
14 48 (0.79%) Ant
15 41 (0.67%) Cucumber
16 40 (0.66%) ProC
17 39 (0.64%) TeamCity
17 39 (0.64%) WebDriver
18 36 (0.59%) NUnit
19 33 (0.54%) Xcode
General
1 1115 (18.31%) Finance
2 535 (8.78%) Electronics
3 456 (7.49%) Banking
4 300 (4.93%) Retail
5 272 (4.47%) Telecoms
6 231 (3.79%) Automotive
7 216 (3.55%) Marketing
8 215 (3.53%) Manufacturing
9 126 (2.07%) Military
10 118 (1.94%) Games
11 107 (1.76%) Aerospace
12 82 (1.35%) Financial Institution
13 77 (1.26%) Investment Banking
14 62 (1.02%) Multimedia
15 61 (1.00%) Advertising
16 59 (0.97%) Legal
17 52 (0.85%) Publishing
18 42 (0.69%) Front Office
18 42 (0.69%) Back Office
19 26 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1630 (26.77%) Developer
2 1418 (23.28%) Software Engineer
3 435 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 388 (6.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 383 (6.29%) Analyst
6 330 (5.42%) C++ Developer
7 319 (5.24%) Consultant
8 287 (4.71%) Architect
9 228 (3.74%) Graduate
10 226 (3.71%) Senior Software Engineer
11 211 (3.46%) Senior Developer
12 191 (3.14%) Support Engineer
13 165 (2.71%) Java Developer
14 162 (2.66%) Programmer
15 153 (2.51%) C# Developer
16 145 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
17 141 (2.32%) Project Manager
18 138 (2.27%) C++ Software Engineer
19 137 (2.25%) Team Leader
20 119 (1.95%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 942 (15.47%) .NET
2 804 (13.20%) HTML
3 451 (7.41%) CSS
4 420 (6.90%) XML
5 293 (4.81%) Web Services
6 244 (4.01%) HTML5
7 243 (3.99%) ASP.NET
8 228 (3.74%) jQuery
9 212 (3.48%) J2EE
10 210 (3.45%) Spring
11 158 (2.59%) Hibernate
12 157 (2.58%) REST
13 148 (2.43%) STL
14 138 (2.27%) CSS3
15 123 (2.02%) Qt
16 117 (1.92%) SOAP
16 117 (1.92%) Ajax
17 116 (1.90%) Middleware
18 113 (1.86%) WPF
19 111 (1.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1024 (16.81%) Computer Science
2 561 (9.21%) Mathematics
3 530 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 349 (5.73%) Algorithms
5 254 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
6 225 (3.69%) Management Information System
7 214 (3.51%) Physics
8 164 (2.69%) Mobile App
9 144 (2.36%) Data Structures
10 120 (1.97%) Device Driver
11 119 (1.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 117 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
13 115 (1.89%) Visualisation
14 113 (1.86%) Data Centre
15 91 (1.49%) User Experience
16 83 (1.36%) VHDL
17 77 (1.26%) GIS
18 76 (1.25%) Blackberry
19 72 (1.18%) Cryptography
20 68 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1786 (29.33%) Linux
2 1319 (21.66%) Windows
3 831 (13.65%) UNIX
4 322 (5.29%) Android
5 262 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 143 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 124 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
8 117 (1.92%) Windows 7
9 103 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 94 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 90 (1.48%) Mac OS X
12 57 (0.94%) Mac OS
13 56 (0.92%) Solaris
14 48 (0.79%) Ubuntu
15 44 (0.72%) CentOS
16 43 (0.71%) Windows XP
17 40 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 37 (0.61%) Windows 8
19 36 (0.59%) VxWorks
20 27 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1983 (32.56%) Software Engineering
2 1193 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
3 677 (11.12%) OO
4 544 (8.93%) Project Management
5 442 (7.26%) SDLC
6 364 (5.98%) Scrum
7 363 (5.96%) UML
8 350 (5.75%) ITIL
9 345 (5.67%) OOD
10 326 (5.35%) Mentoring
11 325 (5.34%) Multithreading
12 299 (4.91%) TDD
13 242 (3.97%) MVC
14 228 (3.74%) Information Security
15 226 (3.71%) Analytics
16 218 (3.58%) OOP
17 207 (3.40%) Validation
18 205 (3.37%) Unit Testing
19 195 (3.20%) Configuration Management
20 193 (3.17%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3166 (51.99%) C++
2 1662 (27.29%) Java
3 1256 (20.62%) C#
4 1064 (17.47%) Python
5 1039 (17.06%) SQL
6 764 (12.55%) JavaScript
7 512 (8.41%) Perl
8 511 (8.39%) Embedded C
9 408 (6.70%) PHP
10 340 (5.58%) Embedded C++
11 244 (4.01%) Ruby
12 230 (3.78%) Bash Shell
13 213 (3.50%) VB
14 195 (3.20%) Shell Script
15 181 (2.97%) Assembly Language
16 164 (2.69%) MATLAB
17 157 (2.58%) Objective-C
18 140 (2.30%) PL/SQL
19 90 (1.48%) VB.NET
20 80 (1.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1785 (29.31%) Degree
2 779 (12.79%) Security Cleared
3 480 (7.88%) SC Cleared
4 340 (5.58%) DV Cleared
5 126 (2.07%) PhD
6 109 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 102 (1.67%) ISEB
8 77 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
9 62 (1.02%) ISTQB
10 58 (0.95%) MCSE
11 54 (0.89%) CCNA
12 47 (0.77%) MCP
12 47 (0.77%) CISSP
13 44 (0.72%) PMI Certification
14 41 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
16 31 (0.51%) HND
16 31 (0.51%) OCP
16 31 (0.51%) PMP
17 26 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (5.02%) QA
2 103 (1.69%) SLA
3 97 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 44 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (0.59%) JTAG
7 35 (0.57%) JSP 440
8 21 (0.34%) COBIT
9 20 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 20 (0.33%) ISO 9000
10 19 (0.31%) IEC 61508
10 19 (0.31%) DO-178B
11 16 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
12 14 (0.23%) EMIR
13 13 (0.21%) Solvency II
14 12 (0.20%) Data Quality
15 5 (0.082%) GAMP
16 4 (0.066%) TickIT
16 4 (0.066%) PMBOK
17 3 (0.049%) HL7
System Software
1 399 (6.55%) Firmware
2 271 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 230 (3.78%) Active Directory
4 98 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 50 (0.82%) vSphere
6 34 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 33 (0.54%) HDFS
8 30 (0.49%) NFS
8 30 (0.49%) Terminal Services
9 27 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 21 (0.34%) Docker
11 20 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (0.31%) Xen
12 19 (0.31%) Varnish
13 17 (0.28%) XenApp
14 16 (0.26%) KVM
15 15 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
16 14 (0.23%) Apache Flume
17 12 (0.20%) VirtualBox
18 8 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 45 (0.74%) Puppet
2 39 (0.64%) Legato
3 35 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 26 (0.43%) SCCM
6 23 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 21 (0.34%) Tivoli
7 21 (0.34%) Data Guard
8 20 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
9 19 (0.31%) NetBackup
10 17 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 15 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
11 15 (0.25%) SELinux
12 13 (0.21%) Hyperic
12 13 (0.21%) Nagios
13 11 (0.18%) Salt
13 11 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
13 11 (0.18%) SCOM
14 10 (0.16%) Nessus
14 10 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 712 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 638 (10.48%) Oracle
3 324 (5.32%) VMware
4 201 (3.30%) Cisco
5 189 (3.10%) EMC
6 138 (2.27%) HP
7 133 (2.18%) SAP
8 120 (1.97%) IBM
9 115 (1.89%) NetApp
10 89 (1.46%) Citrix
11 76 (1.25%) Red Hat
12 69 (1.13%) Perforce
13 50 (0.82%) Remedy
14 44 (0.72%) Google
15 41 (0.67%) Symantec
15 41 (0.67%) Apple
16 40 (0.66%) Adobe
17 39 (0.64%) Informatica
18 38 (0.62%) Fujitsu
19 35 (0.57%) Dell
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits etc
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
BPR Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Good Bonus & Private Medical (BUPA)
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £135000 - £165000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
RandomStorm Limited
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus a great benefits package
Posted: Yesterday