Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 55 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 -7
Permanent jobs citing C 240 138 368
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.05% 4.46% 5.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.29% 8.48% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71 94 270
10th Percentile £27,000 £37,875 £29,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £69,688 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,500 £65,220
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 2,125 1,628 3,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 44.71% 52.67% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,236 1,274 2,906
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,125 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.42% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -4 109 £60,000 +33.33% 71
Hertfordshire +16 84 £35,000 -41.67% 40
Bedfordshire +6 23 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Essex +3 10 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Suffolk -7 8 £46,250 -15.91% 5
Norfolk -16 6 £55,000 +69.23% 3
C
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 162 (67.50%) C++
2 80 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 77 (32.08%) Social Skills
4 72 (30.00%) Electronics
5 66 (27.50%) Computer Science
6 65 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (27.08%) TDD
6 65 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
7 64 (26.67%) Linux
8 59 (24.58%) Degree
9 53 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (20.42%) Firmware
11 48 (20.00%) C#
12 47 (19.58%) Python
13 46 (19.17%) Instagram
14 45 (18.75%) DevOps
15 41 (17.08%) MATLAB
15 41 (17.08%) Embedded C
16 36 (15.00%) Simulink
16 36 (15.00%) Software Testing
17 34 (14.17%) Embedded C++
18 33 (13.75%) Pair Programming
18 33 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
19 32 (13.33%) RS-485
20 31 (12.92%) RS-422
20 31 (12.92%) Modbus
20 31 (12.92%) Windows
20 31 (12.92%) Java
21 30 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
22 29 (12.08%) Jenkins

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 6 (2.50%) SAS
2 4 (1.67%) Apache Airflow
2 4 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.83%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.83%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (15.00%) Simulink
2 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.50%) SaaS
2 11 (4.58%) AWS
3 10 (4.17%) IaaS
3 10 (4.17%) PaaS
4 6 (2.50%) GCP
4 6 (2.50%) Serverless
5 4 (1.67%) Google Data Studio
6 3 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.25%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.25%) Azure
6 3 (1.25%) GitHub
7 1 (0.42%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 32 (13.33%) RS-485
2 31 (12.92%) Modbus
2 31 (12.92%) RS-422
3 12 (5.00%) DNS
3 12 (5.00%) HTTP
4 6 (2.50%) Wireless
5 5 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.67%) 802.11
6 4 (1.67%) RFID
7 3 (1.25%) 5G
7 3 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.25%) SSL
8 2 (0.83%) 2G
8 2 (0.83%) 3G
8 2 (0.83%) 4G
8 2 (0.83%) Firewall
8 2 (0.83%) Internet
8 2 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.83%) MPLS
8 2 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.50%) Spotfire
2 5 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.67%) BigQuery
3 4 (1.67%) Tableau
4 3 (1.25%) MySQL
5 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.83%) Big Data
5 2 (0.83%) HBase
5 2 (0.83%) Impala
5 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.42%) GIS
6 1 (0.42%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (12.08%) Jenkins
2 26 (10.83%) Rational Rhapsody
3 17 (7.08%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.25%) Rational Team Concert
5 9 (3.75%) GitLab
6 7 (2.92%) GCC
7 4 (1.67%) JIRA
8 3 (1.25%) Subversion
9 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (0.83%) git-flow
9 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.42%) JUnit
10 1 (0.42%) Maven
10 1 (0.42%) Mockito
10 1 (0.42%) Selenium
10 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 77 (32.08%) Social Skills
2 72 (30.00%) Electronics
3 26 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (10.83%) Finance
4 14 (5.83%) Automotive
4 14 (5.83%) Games
5 10 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (3.75%) Marketing
7 8 (3.33%) Legal
8 6 (2.50%) Law
8 6 (2.50%) Social Science
9 4 (1.67%) Retail
10 3 (1.25%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.25%) Military
10 3 (1.25%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.42%) Avionics
11 1 (0.42%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.42%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 47 (19.58%) Developer
3 43 (17.92%) Embedded Engineer
4 27 (11.25%) Development Engineer
4 27 (11.25%) Software Development Engineer
5 26 (10.83%) Design Engineer
5 26 (10.83%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
5 26 (10.83%) Software Design Engineer
6 25 (10.42%) Embedded Developer
7 24 (10.00%) Graduate
8 16 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 15 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
9 15 (6.25%) Test Engineer
10 12 (5.00%) Architect
11 10 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Principal Architect
11 10 (4.17%) Python Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.75%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.08%) .NET
2 10 (4.17%) OpenCV
3 6 (2.50%) Play Framework
4 5 (2.08%) HTML
4 5 (2.08%) REST
4 5 (2.08%) SOAP
5 4 (1.67%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.67%) CSS
5 4 (1.67%) J2EE
5 4 (1.67%) OpenCL
5 4 (1.67%) OpenGL
5 4 (1.67%) POSIX
5 4 (1.67%) RESTful
6 3 (1.25%) Vulkan
7 2 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.83%) Flask
7 2 (0.83%) Kafka
7 2 (0.83%) React
7 2 (0.83%) SQLAlchemy
7 2 (0.83%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.58%) Algorithms
2 21 (8.75%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 15 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (4.17%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.75%) Life Science
7 7 (2.92%) Robotics
8 6 (2.50%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.50%) Social Media
8 6 (2.50%) SystemC
9 5 (2.08%) FMCG
9 5 (2.08%) User Experience
10 4 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.67%) Arduino
10 4 (1.67%) Blog
10 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (1.67%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.67%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.67%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.67%) Linux
2 31 (12.92%) Windows
3 21 (8.75%) Unix
4 5 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.25%) Android
5 3 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.42%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 66 (27.50%) Computer Science
3 65 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (27.08%) Problem-Solving
3 65 (27.08%) TDD
4 53 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (18.75%) DevOps
6 36 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 33 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 33 (13.75%) Pair Programming
8 30 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
9 28 (11.67%) Mathematics
10 26 (10.83%) SysML
10 26 (10.83%) UML
11 25 (10.42%) Unit Testing
12 22 (9.17%) Functional Testing
12 22 (9.17%) Project Management
13 20 (8.33%) SDLC
14 19 (7.92%) Mentoring
15 16 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 162 (67.50%) C++
2 48 (20.00%) C#
3 47 (19.58%) Python
4 41 (17.08%) Embedded C
4 41 (17.08%) MATLAB
5 34 (14.17%) Embedded C++
6 31 (12.92%) Java
7 16 (6.67%) Ada
8 13 (5.42%) SQL
8 13 (5.42%) VBA
9 12 (5.00%) R
10 11 (4.58%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.33%) Ruby
12 7 (2.92%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.50%) Groovy
14 4 (1.67%) JavaScript
14 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.25%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.25%) Perl
15 3 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (24.58%) Degree
2 28 (11.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.42%) PhD
4 7 (2.92%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.25%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.83%) CCNA
7 2 (0.83%) CEH
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.83%) CISSP
7 2 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.83%) GIAC
7 2 (0.83%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (0.83%) MCSE
7 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.83%) SANS
7 2 (0.83%) SSCP
8 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (10.83%) Def Stans
1 26 (10.83%) MISRA
2 13 (5.42%) QA
3 4 (1.67%) Good Clinical Practice
4 3 (1.25%) GLP
4 3 (1.25%) GMP
4 3 (1.25%) IEC 62304
4 3 (1.25%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 49 (20.42%) Firmware
2 9 (3.75%) Docker
3 2 (0.83%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.67%) FlexNet
3 3 (1.25%) Grafana
3 3 (1.25%) Kibana
4 2 (0.83%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) Oozie
5 1 (0.42%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.42%) Puppet
5 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (19.17%) Instagram
2 26 (10.83%) IBM
3 9 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.92%) Google
5 6 (2.50%) Facebook
6 4 (1.67%) ANSYS
6 4 (1.67%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.67%) HP
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle
6 4 (1.67%) Splunk
7 2 (0.83%) Advent
7 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.83%) BT
7 2 (0.83%) Sony
8 1 (0.42%) Twitter
8 1 (0.42%) VMware