Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 50 36
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 +11
Permanent jobs citing C 165 345 840
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 4.62% 4.53% 6.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.04% 8.89% 12.16%
Number of salaries quoted 119 263 568
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £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 1,826 3,880 6,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 51.11% 50.99% 55.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,417 3,040 5,569
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £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 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 9 July 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 9 July 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 -3 62 £46,250 -7.50% 40
Hertfordshire +41 46 £60,000 +42.86% 12
Essex -17 19 £45,000 +9.09% 7
Norfolk +21 17 £17,500 -37.47% 3
Suffolk -7 17 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Bedfordshire +14 4 £42,500 +3.03% 5
C
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 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.

1 122 (73.94%) C++
2 86 (52.12%) Software Engineering
3 59 (35.76%) Linux
4 55 (33.33%) Degree
5 51 (30.91%) Python
6 36 (21.82%) Firmware
7 35 (21.21%) Telecoms
8 33 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (18.79%) Multithreading
10 29 (17.58%) Manufacturing
11 28 (16.97%) Computer Science
12 26 (15.76%) Embedded C
13 25 (15.15%) Windows
14 23 (13.94%) Wireless
14 23 (13.94%) Git (software)
14 23 (13.94%) SDLC
14 23 (13.94%) Algorithms
15 22 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (12.73%) Electronics
16 21 (12.73%) C#
16 21 (12.73%) Line Management
17 20 (12.12%) Bash Shell
17 20 (12.12%) Java
17 20 (12.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 18 (10.91%) Artificial Intelligence
18 18 (10.91%) Assembly Language
18 18 (10.91%) JIRA
19 17 (10.30%) Mathematics
19 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
19 17 (10.30%) Signal Processing

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 (2.42%) Confluence
2 2 (1.21%) IIS
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.61%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.21%) OrCAD
2 1 (0.61%) Gephi
2 1 (0.61%) Simulink
2 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.61%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.61%) SAP IBP
1 1 (0.61%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.61%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) AWS
1 8 (4.85%) Azure
2 4 (2.42%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (1.82%) Amazon ECS
3 3 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
3 3 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.82%) AWS Fargate
3 3 (1.82%) GCP
3 3 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.61%) AWS IoT
5 1 (0.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.94%) Wireless
2 13 (7.88%) Internet
3 8 (4.85%) 3GPP
4 7 (4.24%) Bluetooth
5 6 (3.64%) 5G
5 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.64%) VPN
6 4 (2.42%) H.323
6 4 (2.42%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.42%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.82%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.82%) RS-232
7 3 (1.82%) RS-485
7 3 (1.82%) SSL
8 2 (1.21%) DHCP
8 2 (1.21%) DNS
8 2 (1.21%) Firewall
8 2 (1.21%) HTTP
8 2 (1.21%) MPLS
8 2 (1.21%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.42%) Big Data
3 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.21%) MySQL
3 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.21%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.61%) Impala
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (13.94%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.91%) JIRA
3 16 (9.70%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.03%) Redmine
5 4 (2.42%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.42%) git-flow
5 4 (2.42%) Subversion
6 3 (1.82%) Burp Suite
6 3 (1.82%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.82%) LabVIEW
6 3 (1.82%) Maven
6 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.21%) Appium
7 2 (1.21%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.21%) eggPlant
7 2 (1.21%) Gerrit
7 2 (1.21%) JUnit
7 2 (1.21%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.21%) Selenium
7 2 (1.21%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (21.21%) Telecoms
2 29 (17.58%) Manufacturing
3 21 (12.73%) Electronics
4 17 (10.30%) Finance
5 10 (6.06%) Marketing
5 10 (6.06%) Public Sector
6 8 (4.85%) Automotive
7 7 (4.24%) Legal
8 5 (3.03%) Retail
9 4 (2.42%) Games
9 4 (2.42%) Law
10 3 (1.82%) Advertising
11 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
11 2 (1.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.61%) Banking
12 1 (0.61%) French Language
12 1 (0.61%) German Language
12 1 (0.61%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 68 (41.21%) Software Engineer
2 31 (18.79%) Embedded Engineer
3 30 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 27 (16.36%) C++ Software Engineer
5 24 (14.55%) Architect
6 22 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 15 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
8 14 (8.48%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 14 (8.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 13 (7.88%) C Software Engineer
10 12 (7.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) Real Time Engineer
11 10 (6.06%) Real Time Software Engineer
12 9 (5.45%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.45%) Firmware Engineer
12 9 (5.45%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (5.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.45%) .NET
2 7 (4.24%) HTML
2 7 (4.24%) Qt
3 5 (3.03%) Java EE
4 4 (2.42%) Web Services
5 3 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.82%) JSON
5 3 (1.82%) Keras
5 3 (1.82%) PyTorch
5 3 (1.82%) STL
5 3 (1.82%) TensorFlow
5 3 (1.82%) Vulkan
5 3 (1.82%) XML
6 2 (1.21%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.21%) GStreamer
6 2 (1.21%) Node.js
6 2 (1.21%) ODBC
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.61%) CSS
7 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Algorithms
2 22 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 10 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (5.45%) Music Streaming
6 7 (4.24%) ASIC
6 7 (4.24%) Robotics
7 6 (3.64%) Smartphone
7 6 (3.64%) User Experience
8 5 (3.03%) Media Streaming
9 4 (2.42%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.82%) Blog
10 3 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.82%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.82%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (1.21%) CPLD
12 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.76%) Linux
2 25 (15.15%) Windows
3 9 (5.45%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (3.64%) Unix
5 5 (3.03%) CentOS
5 5 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 5 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.82%) Android
6 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.21%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.21%) Solaris
7 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.61%) AIX
8 1 (0.61%) Fedora
8 1 (0.61%) SUSE
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (52.12%) Software Engineering
2 33 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 31 (18.79%) Multithreading
4 28 (16.97%) Computer Science
5 23 (13.94%) SDLC
6 21 (12.73%) Line Management
7 18 (10.91%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (10.30%) Machine Learning
8 17 (10.30%) Mathematics
8 17 (10.30%) Signal Processing
9 12 (7.27%) Embedded Software Development
10 11 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.67%) Multithreaded Programming
11 10 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (6.06%) Issue Tracking
11 10 (6.06%) Programme Management
12 9 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 122 (73.94%) C++
2 51 (30.91%) Python
3 26 (15.76%) Embedded C
4 21 (12.73%) C#
5 20 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 20 (12.12%) Java
6 18 (10.91%) Assembly Language
7 15 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 14 (8.48%) MATLAB
9 13 (7.88%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.03%) Apple Swift
10 5 (3.03%) Go
10 5 (3.03%) Objective-C
10 5 (3.03%) Ruby
10 5 (3.03%) SQL
11 4 (2.42%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.42%) Perl
12 3 (1.82%) PHP
12 3 (1.82%) VB
13 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (33.33%) Degree
2 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.88%) DV Cleared
4 11 (6.67%) PhD
5 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.82%) CCNA
7 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.82%) CISSP
7 3 (1.82%) MCSE
7 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.82%) SANS
7 3 (1.82%) SSCP
8 2 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.21%) GIAC
8 2 (1.21%) HND
8 2 (1.21%) ISEB
8 2 (1.21%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.21%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (1.21%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) GDPR
2 1 (0.61%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.61%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.61%) JTAG
2 1 (0.61%) MISRA
2 1 (0.61%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 36 (21.82%) Firmware
2 10 (6.06%) Docker
3 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.61%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.61%) KVM
4 1 (0.61%) NFS
4 1 (0.61%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.61%) Samba
4 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (2.42%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (1.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.21%) Ansible
3 2 (1.21%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.21%) WSUS
4 1 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.61%) Kibana
4 1 (0.61%) Linux-HA
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) Oozie
4 1 (0.61%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (7.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.67%) SAP
3 7 (4.24%) Spotify
4 6 (3.64%) Cisco
5 5 (3.03%) Oracle
6 4 (2.42%) Google
6 4 (2.42%) Polycom
6 4 (2.42%) Verint
6 4 (2.42%) Zeacom
7 3 (1.82%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.82%) EMC
7 3 (1.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.21%) Altera
8 2 (1.21%) HP
8 2 (1.21%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.61%) Dot Hill
9 1 (0.61%) NETGEAR
9 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.61%) Splunk
9 1 (0.61%) Trayport