Period
to 14 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 14 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 54 65
Rank change year-on-year -92 +11 +12
Permanent jobs citing C 93 292 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.63% 4.46% 4.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 8.97% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 82 227 232
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,625 £84,700 £72,375
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,788 3,255 3,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.00% 49.77% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2,396 2,850 2,625
Berkshire median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,625 £30,950 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for C in Berkshire

C
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in Berkshire.

Salary trend for C in Berkshire

C
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in Berkshire over the 6 months to 14 September 2019.

Salary histogram for C in Berkshire

C
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 14 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -57 39 £65,000 +30.00% 16
Newbury +10 12 £47,500 +65.22% 3
Maidenhead +12 10 £52,500 +5.00% 4
Bracknell -51 8 £55,000 - 5
Slough -16 6 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Wokingham -5 1 £47,500 -7.77% 3
C
South East

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C.

1 51 (54.84%) C++
2 43 (46.24%) Software Engineering
3 36 (38.71%) Degree
4 35 (37.63%) Linux
5 31 (33.33%) C#
6 23 (24.73%) Computer Science
7 19 (20.43%) Java
7 19 (20.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (19.35%) Embedded Systems
8 18 (19.35%) SQL
9 16 (17.20%) .NET
9 16 (17.20%) Visual Studio
9 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (12.90%) Mathematics
11 12 (12.90%) Electronics
12 11 (11.83%) Finance
12 11 (11.83%) Device Driver
12 11 (11.83%) Windows
12 11 (11.83%) Python
13 10 (10.75%) TDD
13 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
14 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
15 8 (8.60%) Embedded C
15 8 (8.60%) HTML
15 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (7.53%) SDLC
16 7 (7.53%) Big Data

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.38%) Apache Spark
3 4 (4.30%) Apache
3 4 (4.30%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.23%) CMS
4 3 (3.23%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) AWS
2 2 (2.15%) Azure
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) GCP
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.08%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.53%) VoIP
3 5 (5.38%) HTTP
3 5 (5.38%) Internet
4 3 (3.23%) Bluetooth
4 3 (3.23%) DHCP
4 3 (3.23%) RTP
4 3 (3.23%) VLAN
4 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (3.23%) Wireless
4 3 (3.23%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.15%) Firewall
5 2 (2.15%) IGMP
5 2 (2.15%) Q.931
5 2 (2.15%) RTCP
5 2 (2.15%) SNMP
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) IPv4
6 1 (1.08%) IPv6
6 1 (1.08%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) Big Data
2 6 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.23%) MySQL
3 3 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.15%) HBase
4 2 (2.15%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.08%) Power BI
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.45%) Subversion
3 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.30%) Selenium
3 4 (4.30%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.15%) Appium
5 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.15%) JBehave
5 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 1 (1.08%) CMake
6 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (12.90%) Electronics
2 11 (11.83%) Finance
3 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Developer
2 24 (25.81%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.20%) Software Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Graduate
4 15 (16.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 14 (15.05%) Graduate Developer
6 12 (12.90%) Graduate Software Developer
7 10 (10.75%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Junior
8 9 (9.68%) Junior Developer
8 9 (9.68%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (6.45%) Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Administrator
10 5 (5.38%) Data Administrator
10 5 (5.38%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Firmware Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.30%) C Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Senior Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) .NET
2 8 (8.60%) HTML
3 6 (6.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 6 (6.45%) COM
3 6 (6.45%) MFC
3 6 (6.45%) STL
3 6 (6.45%) XML
4 3 (3.23%) 802.1X
4 3 (3.23%) CSS
4 3 (3.23%) Java EE
4 3 (3.23%) Spring
4 3 (3.23%) XSLT
5 2 (2.15%) Ajax
5 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.15%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.15%) HTML5
5 2 (2.15%) Middleware
5 2 (2.15%) POSIX
5 2 (2.15%) Qt
5 2 (2.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (11.83%) Device Driver
3 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.23%) Cybercrime
5 3 (3.23%) Smart Home
6 2 (2.15%) Analogue Electronics
6 2 (2.15%) DataPower
6 2 (2.15%) Home Automation
6 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.08%) Animation
7 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.08%) Photography
7 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (37.63%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Windows
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.23%) uClinux
5 1 (1.08%) Android
5 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) CentOS
5 1 (1.08%) Debian
5 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Software Engineering
2 23 (24.73%) Computer Science
3 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.90%) Mathematics
5 10 (10.75%) TDD
6 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
7 8 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (7.53%) SDLC
8 7 (7.53%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.45%) Architectural Design
10 5 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.38%) Energy Management
10 5 (5.38%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.38%) Use Case
10 5 (5.38%) Validation
11 4 (4.30%) OOD
11 4 (4.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.84%) C++
2 31 (33.33%) C#
3 19 (20.43%) Java
4 18 (19.35%) SQL
5 11 (11.83%) Python
6 8 (8.60%) Embedded C
7 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.23%) VB
10 2 (2.15%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.15%) PHP
10 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.15%) Scala
11 1 (1.08%) COBOL
11 1 (1.08%) Perl
11 1 (1.08%) R
11 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (38.71%) Degree
2 19 (20.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) APMG
6 1 (1.08%) CISA
6 1 (1.08%) CISM
6 1 (1.08%) CISSP
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.15%) PMO
2 1 (1.08%) NIST
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Firmware
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.15%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.15%) Docker
3 2 (2.15%) HDFS
3 2 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.15%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.08%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.15%) Check_MK
2 2 (2.15%) Nagios
2 2 (2.15%) Rsyslog
2 2 (2.15%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) SCOM
3 1 (1.08%) Ansible
3 1 (1.08%) Kibana
3 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.08%) logstash
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.08%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle
3 4 (4.30%) VMware
4 3 (3.23%) GENBAND
4 3 (3.23%) Sonus
5 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.15%) CA
5 2 (2.15%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe
6 1 (1.08%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco
6 1 (1.08%) Coverity
6 1 (1.08%) EMC
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) Perforce
6 1 (1.08%) Polycom
6 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.08%) Tableau
6 1 (1.08%) Xamarin