Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 95 61
Rank change year-on-year -7 -34 +28
Permanent jobs citing C 37 133 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.81% 2.65% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 5.64% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 30 133 212
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £43,975 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,875 £92,500 £92,500
South East median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% +5.26%

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 1,108 2,359 2,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 54.15% 46.93% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1,990 2,377
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C in Berkshire

C
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in Berkshire.

Salary trend for C in Berkshire

C
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +34 23 £60,000 +4.35% 12
Newbury +14 6 £65,000 +8.33%
Slough +13 1 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Wokingham +5 1 £100,000 +107.25% 2
C
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 23 (62.16%) C++
2 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
3 17 (45.95%) Linux
4 15 (40.54%) UML
4 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
5 13 (35.14%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (29.73%) AWS
6 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (29.73%) Python
7 10 (27.03%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) Network Security
8 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.92%) Ansible
9 7 (18.92%) Docker
9 7 (18.92%) DevOps
9 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
10 6 (16.22%) PhD
10 6 (16.22%) Electronics
10 6 (16.22%) Validation
10 6 (16.22%) Degree
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.51%) SDLC
11 5 (13.51%) Software-Defined Radio
11 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (13.51%) Terraform
11 5 (13.51%) Xilinx
11 5 (13.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
11 5 (13.51%) VSAT

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 3 (8.11%) Confluence
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (13.51%) Simulink
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.81%) SaaS
3 2 (5.41%) GCP
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Network Security
2 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.51%) Broadband
3 5 (13.51%) Ethernet
3 5 (13.51%) Software-Defined Radio
3 5 (13.51%) VSAT
4 2 (5.41%) H.323
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MariaDB
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) GitLab
3 2 (5.41%) JUnit
3 2 (5.41%) Mockito
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Automake
General
1 15 (40.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Electronics
3 5 (13.51%) Military
4 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Software Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Design Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Hardware Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.41%) Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Site Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 3 (8.11%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.41%) Grails
3 2 (5.41%) Java EE
3 2 (5.41%) JMS
3 2 (5.41%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) JSF
3 2 (5.41%) Play Framework
3 2 (5.41%) pytest
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
3 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
3 2 (5.41%) WebRTC
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Core
4 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) Pthreads
4 1 (2.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) Over-the-Top Content
5 2 (5.41%) PKI
5 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) CentOS
3 3 (8.11%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Software Engineering
2 15 (40.54%) UML
3 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.92%) DevOps
6 6 (16.22%) Validation
7 5 (13.51%) CAD
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
7 5 (13.51%) SDLC
7 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.81%) OO
8 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
9 3 (8.11%) Project Delivery
9 3 (8.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) C++
2 11 (29.73%) Python
3 10 (27.03%) Java
4 5 (13.51%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) MATLAB
5 4 (10.81%) Java 8
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Go
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Rust
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
1 6 (16.22%) PhD
2 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) AAT
4 1 (2.70%) ACCA
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) Firmware
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) KVM
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Ansible
2 5 (13.51%) Terraform
3 4 (10.81%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.41%) Puppet
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.70%) SCCM
5 1 (2.70%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
1 5 (13.51%) Xilinx
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Gemalto
4 1 (2.70%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.70%) TIBCO