Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 64 26
Rank change year-on-year +22 -38 +26
Permanent jobs citing C 363 380 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.09% 4.16% 8.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.06% 8.01% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 268 314 807
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.94% -3.81% +10.53%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,010 4,745 7,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.52% 51.89% 58.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,219 3,826 5,975
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for C in the East of England

C
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for C in the East of England

C
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Salary histogram for C in the East of England

C
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 February 2020. 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
Cambridgeshire +10 152 £45,000 -14.29% 99
Essex +23 70 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Hertfordshire +26 60 £53,000 -3.64% 46
Suffolk +14 44 £52,500 +13.51% 4
Norfolk +7 24 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Bedfordshire +16 13 £43,000 -4.44% 10
C
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 East of England region with a requirement for C.

1 176 (48.48%) C++
2 160 (44.08%) Software Engineering
3 134 (36.91%) Degree
4 131 (36.09%) Python
5 116 (31.96%) Linux
6 77 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
7 76 (20.94%) Electronics
8 74 (20.39%) Computer Science
9 71 (19.56%) Analytical Skills
10 64 (17.63%) Windows
11 62 (17.08%) Java
12 56 (15.43%) Git (software)
13 55 (15.15%) Embedded C
14 54 (14.88%) Security Cleared
15 53 (14.60%) Mathematics
15 53 (14.60%) Firmware
16 52 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (13.77%) Manufacturing
18 47 (12.95%) AWS
19 45 (12.40%) JavaScript
20 44 (12.12%) C#
21 43 (11.85%) Scrum
22 40 (11.02%) Automotive
23 38 (10.47%) Signal Processing
23 38 (10.47%) Algorithms
24 37 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
24 37 (10.19%) DV Cleared
25 36 (9.92%) MATLAB
25 36 (9.92%) Azure
25 36 (9.92%) Computer Science Degree

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (2.75%) OpenStack
2 5 (1.38%) JBoss
3 4 (1.10%) Apache
3 4 (1.10%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.10%) Confluence
4 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.83%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.55%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.48%) OrCAD
3 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.55%) Simulink
6 1 (0.28%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.28%) Gephi
6 1 (0.28%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.28%) SAP IBP
1 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 47 (12.95%) AWS
2 36 (9.92%) Azure
3 25 (6.89%) GCP
4 9 (2.48%) GitHub
4 9 (2.48%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.65%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (1.10%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (1.10%) AWS Fargate
6 4 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.55%) Office 365
8 2 (0.55%) Serverless
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.28%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.28%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.79%) TCP/IP
1 21 (5.79%) Wireless
2 19 (5.23%) Internet
3 11 (3.03%) Bluetooth
4 10 (2.75%) Wireshark
5 7 (1.93%) Modbus
6 6 (1.65%) GSM
6 6 (1.65%) LTE
6 6 (1.65%) UMTS
6 6 (1.65%) VPN
7 4 (1.10%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.83%) 3GPP
8 3 (0.83%) Firewall
8 3 (0.83%) HTTP
8 3 (0.83%) RS-232
9 2 (0.55%) 5G
9 2 (0.55%) FTP
9 2 (0.55%) SSL
9 2 (0.55%) VoIP
9 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.44%) Relational Database
2 20 (5.51%) MySQL
3 16 (4.41%) RDBMS
4 13 (3.58%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.48%) Big Data
5 9 (2.48%) Power BI
5 9 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.38%) Amazon Athena
6 5 (1.38%) GIS
7 4 (1.10%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (1.10%) JasperReports
7 4 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.55%) Impala
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.28%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 56 (15.43%) Git (software)
2 27 (7.44%) JIRA
3 15 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 11 (3.03%) Subversion
5 10 (2.75%) git-flow
6 9 (2.48%) Burp Suite
6 9 (2.48%) Fiddler
6 9 (2.48%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.65%) Hudson
8 5 (1.38%) IDA Disassembler
8 5 (1.38%) Maven
8 5 (1.38%) Selenium
9 4 (1.10%) Ant
9 4 (1.10%) ClearQuest
9 4 (1.10%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.10%) FishEye
9 4 (1.10%) JUnit
9 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (20.94%) Electronics
2 50 (13.77%) Manufacturing
3 40 (11.02%) Automotive
4 32 (8.82%) Telecoms
5 29 (7.99%) Finance
6 22 (6.06%) Legal
7 20 (5.51%) Military
8 15 (4.13%) Marketing
9 14 (3.86%) Aerospace
9 14 (3.86%) Law
9 14 (3.86%) Public Sector
10 12 (3.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (3.03%) Games
12 9 (2.48%) Publishing
13 7 (1.93%) Billing
14 6 (1.65%) Advertising
14 6 (1.65%) Retail
15 1 (0.28%) French Language
15 1 (0.28%) German Language
15 1 (0.28%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 125 (34.44%) Software Engineer
2 68 (18.73%) Embedded Engineer
3 62 (17.08%) Developer
4 42 (11.57%) Software Developer
5 40 (11.02%) Senior Software Engineer
6 37 (10.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 33 (9.09%) Senior Developer
8 32 (8.82%) Senior Software Developer
9 25 (6.89%) C++ Software Engineer
10 21 (5.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 20 (5.51%) Graduate
12 19 (5.23%) Control Systems Engineer
13 14 (3.86%) Embedded C Engineer
13 14 (3.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 14 (3.86%) Java Engineer
13 14 (3.86%) Java Software Engineer
14 13 (3.58%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
14 13 (3.58%) Firmware Engineer
14 13 (3.58%) JavaScript Engineer
14 13 (3.58%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.99%) .NET
2 24 (6.61%) Java EE
3 22 (6.06%) NumPy
3 22 (6.06%) SciPy
4 15 (4.13%) CSS
5 13 (3.58%) LAMP
6 12 (3.31%) HTML
6 12 (3.31%) REST
7 10 (2.75%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.48%) Qt
9 8 (2.20%) STL
10 7 (1.93%) React
10 7 (1.93%) Vue.js
10 7 (1.93%) WPF
11 5 (1.38%) Middleware
11 5 (1.38%) Spring
11 5 (1.38%) Web Services
12 4 (1.10%) Flash
12 4 (1.10%) JMS
12 4 (1.10%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 71 (19.56%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (10.47%) Algorithms
3 37 (10.19%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (8.26%) Robotics
5 21 (5.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 20 (5.51%) Embedded Systems
7 13 (3.58%) Device Driver
7 13 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.58%) Replication
8 11 (3.03%) CAN bus
8 11 (3.03%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.48%) Mobile App
10 8 (2.20%) Music Streaming
11 6 (1.65%) Blog
11 6 (1.65%) Media Streaming
12 5 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
13 4 (1.10%) Cybercrime
13 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 116 (31.96%) Linux
2 64 (17.63%) Windows
3 21 (5.79%) Unix
4 15 (4.13%) Embedded Linux
5 13 (3.58%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.31%) Android
7 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.10%) CentOS
7 4 (1.10%) Fedora
7 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.83%) Solaris
9 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.28%) AIX
10 1 (0.28%) Tizen
10 1 (0.28%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (44.08%) Software Engineering
2 77 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
3 74 (20.39%) Computer Science
4 53 (14.60%) Mathematics
5 52 (14.33%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (11.85%) Scrum
7 38 (10.47%) Signal Processing
8 34 (9.37%) Data Analysis
9 31 (8.54%) SDLC
10 28 (7.71%) Business Development
11 27 (7.44%) Prototyping
12 26 (7.16%) Visualisation
13 24 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
14 23 (6.34%) Web Development
15 21 (5.79%) OO
16 20 (5.51%) Bioinformatics
16 20 (5.51%) TDD
16 20 (5.51%) Test Automation
17 19 (5.23%) Mentoring
17 19 (5.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 176 (48.48%) C++
2 131 (36.09%) Python
3 62 (17.08%) Java
4 55 (15.15%) Embedded C
5 45 (12.40%) JavaScript
6 44 (12.12%) C#
7 36 (9.92%) MATLAB
8 28 (7.71%) SQL
9 23 (6.34%) Bash Shell
10 22 (6.06%) Embedded C++
11 21 (5.79%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.86%) PHP
12 14 (3.86%) VB.NET
13 12 (3.31%) Go
13 12 (3.31%) R
14 11 (3.03%) Assembly Language
15 10 (2.75%) Apple Swift
15 10 (2.75%) Objective-C
15 10 (2.75%) Perl
16 9 (2.48%) Ada
Qualifications
1 134 (36.91%) Degree
2 54 (14.88%) Security Cleared
3 37 (10.19%) DV Cleared
4 36 (9.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 22 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 10 (2.75%) PhD
7 9 (2.48%) HND
8 7 (1.93%) CCNA
8 7 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.93%) CISSP
8 7 (1.93%) MCSE
8 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.93%) SANS
8 7 (1.93%) SSCP
9 6 (1.65%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (1.65%) GIAC
9 6 (1.65%) Linux+ Certification
9 6 (1.65%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.93%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) PMO
3 5 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.83%) JTAG
6 2 (0.55%) ISO 26262
6 2 (0.55%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.28%) GDPR
7 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.28%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.28%) MISRA
7 1 (0.28%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (14.60%) Firmware
2 16 (4.41%) Docker
3 9 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.10%) NFS
5 4 (1.10%) Samba
5 4 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.10%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.10%) Xen
6 2 (0.55%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (2.20%) BMC PATROL
1 8 (2.20%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.93%) Ansible
3 5 (1.38%) Puppet
4 4 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (1.10%) Nagios
4 4 (1.10%) OpenNMS
4 4 (1.10%) vCenter Server
4 4 (1.10%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.55%) Oozie
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.28%) Kibana
6 1 (0.28%) MOM
6 1 (0.28%) Terraform
6 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (8.26%) Google
2 22 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.96%) Oracle
4 15 (4.13%) SAP
5 13 (3.58%) Xilinx
6 10 (2.75%) VMware
7 9 (2.48%) Altera
7 9 (2.48%) RedGate
8 7 (1.93%) Spotify
9 6 (1.65%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.38%) NEC
11 4 (1.10%) Adobe
11 4 (1.10%) Cloudera
11 4 (1.10%) Dell
11 4 (1.10%) EMC
11 4 (1.10%) Hortonworks
11 4 (1.10%) NetApp
11 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.10%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.83%) Splunk