Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > East of England
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 39 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 +29 -37
Permanent jobs citing C 178 265 322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.73% 5.56% 3.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.30% 11.28% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 76 183 240
10th Percentile £27,000 £36,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,188 £80,000 £71,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 1,728 2,349 4,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.93% 49.31% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,788 3,344
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in the East of England over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 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
Cambridgeshire -10 82 £57,500 +27.78% 58
Hertfordshire +10 41 £40,000 -30.43% 27
Bedfordshire +37 23 £35,000 +14.29% 1
Essex -13 19 £55,000 +22.22% 22
Norfolk +1 9 £46,250 +15.63% 2
Suffolk -3 4 £53,000 -3.64% 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for C.

1 120 (67.42%) C++
2 77 (43.26%) Software Engineering
3 62 (34.83%) Social Skills
4 56 (31.46%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (28.09%) Python
6 47 (26.40%) Electronics
7 41 (23.03%) Degree
7 41 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (21.91%) C#
9 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (20.22%) Linux
11 35 (19.66%) Computer Science
12 29 (16.29%) Mathematics
13 28 (15.73%) TDD
13 28 (15.73%) Software Testing
13 28 (15.73%) Java
13 28 (15.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (14.61%) DevOps
15 25 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (13.48%) MATLAB
17 22 (12.36%) Customer Requirements
18 21 (11.80%) Simulink
19 19 (10.67%) Games
19 19 (10.67%) Test Automation
20 18 (10.11%) Finance
20 18 (10.11%) Firmware
21 17 (9.55%) Embedded Systems
22 16 (8.99%) Algorithms
22 16 (8.99%) Embedded C
22 16 (8.99%) Windows

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 4 (2.25%) Apache Airflow
1 4 (2.25%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.69%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.56%) Confluence
3 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (11.80%) Simulink
2 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.12%) Gephi
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.18%) AWS
2 6 (3.37%) GCP
3 4 (2.25%) Google Data Studio
3 4 (2.25%) SaaS
3 4 (2.25%) Serverless
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.12%) Azure
4 2 (1.12%) GitHub
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.87%) Modbus
1 14 (7.87%) RS-422
1 14 (7.87%) RS-485
2 11 (6.18%) Wireless
3 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.25%) 802.11
4 4 (2.25%) RFID
4 4 (2.25%) Software-Defined Radio
4 4 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.69%) 3G
5 3 (1.69%) 4G
5 3 (1.69%) 5G
5 3 (1.69%) SSL
6 2 (1.12%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.12%) DNS
6 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.12%) HTTP
6 2 (1.12%) Internet
6 2 (1.12%) MPLS
6 2 (1.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.25%) BigQuery
1 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) MySQL
3 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.12%) Big Data
3 2 (1.12%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (1.12%) GIS
3 2 (1.12%) Impala
3 2 (1.12%) JasperReports
3 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.12%) Tableau
4 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.49%) GitLab
3 8 (4.49%) JIRA
4 7 (3.93%) GCC
5 6 (3.37%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (3.37%) Rational Team Concert
6 3 (1.69%) Gerrit
6 3 (1.69%) Subversion
7 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.12%) Bitbucket Server
7 2 (1.12%) git-flow
7 2 (1.12%) JUnit
7 2 (1.12%) Maven
7 2 (1.12%) Mockito
8 1 (0.56%) CMake
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 62 (34.83%) Social Skills
2 47 (26.40%) Electronics
3 25 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (10.67%) Games
5 18 (10.11%) Finance
6 13 (7.30%) Automotive
7 12 (6.74%) Law
7 12 (6.74%) Marketing
8 8 (4.49%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.81%) Retail
10 3 (1.69%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.69%) Legal
11 2 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.56%) Advertising
12 1 (0.56%) Military
12 1 (0.56%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 54 (30.34%) Software Engineer
2 37 (20.79%) Developer
3 22 (12.36%) Graduate
4 19 (10.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 13 (7.30%) Embedded Developer
5 13 (7.30%) Python Engineer
6 12 (6.74%) C++ Developer
7 11 (6.18%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.62%) C Developer
8 10 (5.62%) C/C++ Developer
8 10 (5.62%) C/C++ Software Developer
8 10 (5.62%) C++ Software Developer
8 10 (5.62%) C++ Software Engineer
9 9 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) C Software Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Python Software Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.43%) .NET
2 13 (7.30%) OpenCV
3 6 (3.37%) OpenCL
3 6 (3.37%) OpenGL
3 6 (3.37%) REST
3 6 (3.37%) SOAP
4 5 (2.81%) 802.1X
5 4 (2.25%) J2EE
5 4 (2.25%) JSP
5 4 (2.25%) Kafka
5 4 (2.25%) POSIX
5 4 (2.25%) RESTful
6 3 (1.69%) HTML
6 3 (1.69%) Vulkan
6 3 (1.69%) Web Services
7 2 (1.12%) CSS
7 2 (1.12%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.12%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.12%) Node.js
7 2 (1.12%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (8.99%) Algorithms
2 16 (8.99%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.18%) Robotics
3 11 (6.18%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.06%) Life Science
5 7 (3.93%) Smartphone
6 6 (3.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (3.37%) SystemC
7 5 (2.81%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (2.81%) Blog
7 5 (2.81%) User Experience
8 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.25%) FMCG
8 4 (2.25%) Photography
8 4 (2.25%) SCADA
8 4 (2.25%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.12%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.22%) Linux
2 16 (8.99%) Windows
3 10 (5.62%) Unix
4 5 (2.81%) Android
5 4 (2.25%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (43.26%) Software Engineering
2 56 (31.46%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (23.03%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (19.66%) Computer Science
6 29 (16.29%) Mathematics
7 28 (15.73%) Continuous Improvement
7 28 (15.73%) Software Testing
7 28 (15.73%) TDD
8 26 (14.61%) DevOps
9 22 (12.36%) Customer Requirements
10 19 (10.67%) Test Automation
11 16 (8.99%) Pair Programming
11 16 (8.99%) Unit Testing
12 15 (8.43%) Artificial Intelligence
12 15 (8.43%) Creative Thinking
13 14 (7.87%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (7.87%) Data Analysis
14 12 (6.74%) Product Requirements
15 11 (6.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (67.42%) C++
2 50 (28.09%) Python
3 39 (21.91%) C#
4 28 (15.73%) Java
5 24 (13.48%) MATLAB
6 16 (8.99%) Embedded C
7 14 (7.87%) VB.NET
8 12 (6.74%) Embedded C++
8 12 (6.74%) SQL
9 10 (5.62%) VBA
10 8 (4.49%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.49%) Ruby
11 6 (3.37%) Ada
12 4 (2.25%) Java 8
12 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.25%) R
12 4 (2.25%) VB
12 4 (2.25%) VB6
13 3 (1.69%) Perl
14 2 (1.12%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 41 (23.03%) Degree
2 13 (7.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (7.30%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.49%) PhD
5 7 (3.93%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.12%) CCNA
7 2 (1.12%) CEH
7 2 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.12%) CISSP
7 2 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.12%) GIAC
7 2 (1.12%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (1.12%) MCSE
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.12%) SANS
7 2 (1.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.99%) QA
2 10 (5.62%) MISRA
3 6 (3.37%) Def Stans
3 6 (3.37%) IEC 62304
4 4 (2.25%) IEC 61508
4 4 (2.25%) ISO 26262
4 4 (2.25%) MISRA C
5 2 (1.12%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 18 (10.11%) Firmware
2 9 (5.06%) Docker
3 2 (1.12%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.25%) FlexNet
3 3 (1.69%) Ansible
3 3 (1.69%) Kibana
4 2 (1.12%) Oozie
4 2 (1.12%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.12%) Puppet
4 2 (1.12%) Terraform
5 1 (0.56%) Grafana
5 1 (0.56%) Istio
5 1 (0.56%) Nagios
5 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (4.49%) Google
2 6 (3.37%) IBM
2 6 (3.37%) Instagram
2 6 (3.37%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.25%) ANSYS
3 4 (2.25%) Bloomberg
4 3 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.12%) BT
5 2 (1.12%) HP
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle
5 2 (1.12%) Splunk
6 1 (0.56%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.56%) VMware