Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > East of England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 67 24
Rank change year-on-year +22 -43 +25
Permanent jobs citing C 320 340 1,128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.59% 3.97% 8.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.26% 7.72% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 238 264 832
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.31% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £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 2,842 4,403 7,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 49.67% 51.46% 58.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,109 3,545 6,080
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,550 £28,750 £29,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +17 135 £45,000 -10.00% 75
Hertfordshire +22 68 £54,000 -1.82% 40
Essex +10 57 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Suffolk +10 40 £55,000 +29.41% 2
Norfolk +4 18 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Bedfordshire +4 2 £26,250 -41.67% 10
C
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 179 (55.94%) C++
2 148 (46.25%) Software Engineering
3 120 (37.50%) Degree
4 114 (35.63%) Linux
5 109 (34.06%) Python
6 69 (21.56%) Problem-Solving
7 66 (20.63%) Windows
8 60 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (18.13%) Electronics
9 58 (18.13%) Computer Science
10 54 (16.88%) Git (software)
11 52 (16.25%) Manufacturing
12 50 (15.63%) Embedded C
13 48 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (14.69%) Firmware
14 47 (14.69%) Java
15 46 (14.38%) Security Cleared
16 43 (13.44%) Mathematics
16 43 (13.44%) C#
17 42 (13.13%) Algorithms
18 41 (12.81%) Telecoms
19 39 (12.19%) AWS
20 38 (11.88%) Signal Processing
21 36 (11.25%) SDLC
22 35 (10.94%) MATLAB
23 34 (10.63%) JavaScript
23 34 (10.63%) DV Cleared
24 33 (10.31%) Scrum
25 31 (9.69%) Azure
25 31 (9.69%) Self-Motivation

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 7 (2.19%) OpenStack
2 6 (1.88%) Confluence
3 4 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.63%) Apache
4 2 (0.63%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) JBoss
4 2 (0.63%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.81%) OrCAD
2 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.31%) Gephi
4 1 (0.31%) Simulink
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.31%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.31%) SAP IBP
1 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 39 (12.19%) AWS
2 31 (9.69%) Azure
3 18 (5.63%) GCP
4 8 (2.50%) OpenShift
5 7 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.88%) Amazon ECS
6 6 (1.88%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (1.88%) AWS Fargate
6 6 (1.88%) GitHub
6 6 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.56%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.63%) Office 365
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.31%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.31%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.06%) Wireless
2 22 (6.88%) Internet
3 15 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 14 (4.38%) Bluetooth
5 8 (2.50%) VPN
5 8 (2.50%) Wireshark
6 7 (2.19%) 3GPP
7 6 (1.88%) GSM
7 6 (1.88%) LTE
7 6 (1.88%) UMTS
8 5 (1.56%) 5G
8 5 (1.56%) Modbus
9 3 (0.94%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.94%) Firewall
9 3 (0.94%) H.323
9 3 (0.94%) HTTP
9 3 (0.94%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.63%) MPLS
10 2 (0.63%) SSL
10 2 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.31%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.69%) MySQL
3 10 (3.13%) Big Data
3 10 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 10 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.56%) Power BI
4 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.25%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.63%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (0.63%) GIS
7 2 (0.63%) Impala
7 2 (0.63%) JasperReports
7 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 54 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 29 (9.06%) JIRA
3 21 (6.56%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 10 (3.13%) Subversion
4 10 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.81%) git-flow
6 7 (2.19%) Burp Suite
6 7 (2.19%) Fiddler
7 6 (1.88%) Maven
7 6 (1.88%) Selenium
8 4 (1.25%) IDA Disassembler
8 4 (1.25%) JUnit
8 4 (1.25%) LabVIEW
8 4 (1.25%) Redmine
9 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.94%) Hudson
9 3 (0.94%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.63%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.63%) eggPlant
General
1 58 (18.13%) Electronics
2 52 (16.25%) Manufacturing
3 41 (12.81%) Telecoms
4 30 (9.38%) Automotive
5 28 (8.75%) Finance
6 18 (5.63%) Legal
6 18 (5.63%) Marketing
7 17 (5.31%) Public Sector
8 12 (3.75%) Law
9 11 (3.44%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (3.13%) Aerospace
11 8 (2.50%) Games
11 8 (2.50%) Military
12 7 (2.19%) Billing
12 7 (2.19%) Retail
13 2 (0.63%) Advertising
13 2 (0.63%) Publishing
14 1 (0.31%) French Language
14 1 (0.31%) German Language
14 1 (0.31%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 119 (37.19%) Software Engineer
2 60 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 46 (14.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 41 (12.81%) Developer
5 34 (10.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 32 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 31 (9.69%) Software Developer
8 23 (7.19%) Senior Developer
9 22 (6.88%) Senior Software Developer
9 22 (6.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 19 (5.94%) Embedded C Engineer
10 19 (5.94%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 19 (5.94%) Graduate
11 18 (5.63%) Control Systems Engineer
11 18 (5.63%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
12 17 (5.31%) Architect
13 16 (5.00%) Firmware Engineer
14 13 (4.06%) C Software Engineer
14 13 (4.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 11 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.06%) .NET
2 15 (4.69%) Java EE
2 15 (4.69%) NumPy
2 15 (4.69%) SciPy
3 12 (3.75%) HTML
4 11 (3.44%) AngularJS
4 11 (3.44%) CSS
5 10 (3.13%) Qt
6 8 (2.50%) REST
7 7 (2.19%) React
7 7 (2.19%) STL
7 7 (2.19%) WPF
8 6 (1.88%) LAMP
8 6 (1.88%) Vue.js
8 6 (1.88%) Web Services
9 5 (1.56%) JSON
9 5 (1.56%) Vulkan
9 5 (1.56%) XML
10 4 (1.25%) Flash
10 4 (1.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (13.13%) Algorithms
3 31 (9.69%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (9.06%) Robotics
5 28 (8.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 18 (5.63%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (4.69%) Smartphone
8 12 (3.75%) Music Streaming
9 10 (3.13%) CAN bus
9 10 (3.13%) Device Driver
10 8 (2.50%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.50%) Media Streaming
11 7 (2.19%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.88%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.88%) Replication
13 5 (1.56%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
15 3 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 114 (35.63%) Linux
2 66 (20.63%) Windows
3 15 (4.69%) Unix
4 14 (4.38%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (4.38%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.75%) Android
6 7 (2.19%) CentOS
6 7 (2.19%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.56%) Fedora
7 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.94%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.94%) Solaris
10 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.31%) Tizen
11 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (46.25%) Software Engineering
2 69 (21.56%) Problem-Solving
3 58 (18.13%) Computer Science
4 48 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (13.44%) Mathematics
6 38 (11.88%) Signal Processing
7 36 (11.25%) SDLC
8 33 (10.31%) Scrum
9 28 (8.75%) Multithreading
10 26 (8.13%) Data Analysis
11 23 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (6.88%) Business Development
12 22 (6.88%) Prototyping
13 21 (6.56%) Machine Learning
14 20 (6.25%) Line Management
15 19 (5.94%) Artificial Intelligence
15 19 (5.94%) Embedded Software Development
15 19 (5.94%) OO
16 18 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
16 18 (5.63%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 179 (55.94%) C++
2 109 (34.06%) Python
3 50 (15.63%) Embedded C
4 47 (14.69%) Java
5 43 (13.44%) C#
6 35 (10.94%) MATLAB
7 34 (10.63%) JavaScript
8 29 (9.06%) Bash Shell
9 23 (7.19%) PowerShell
10 21 (6.56%) Embedded C++
11 19 (5.94%) SQL
12 11 (3.44%) Go
13 10 (3.13%) Assembly Language
14 9 (2.81%) Ada
14 9 (2.81%) Apple Swift
14 9 (2.81%) Objective-C
14 9 (2.81%) PHP
15 7 (2.19%) Perl
15 7 (2.19%) R
15 7 (2.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 120 (37.50%) Degree
2 46 (14.38%) Security Cleared
3 34 (10.63%) DV Cleared
4 22 (6.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (5.63%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.50%) CCNA
6 8 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.50%) CISSP
6 8 (2.50%) MCSE
6 8 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (2.50%) SANS
6 8 (2.50%) SSCP
7 7 (2.19%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (2.19%) GIAC
7 7 (2.19%) Linux+ Certification
7 7 (2.19%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (1.88%) PhD
9 5 (1.56%) HND
10 4 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (1.56%) PMO
2 4 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.94%) QA
3 3 (0.94%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.63%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.31%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.31%) JTAG
5 1 (0.31%) MISRA
5 1 (0.31%) MISRA C
System Software
1 47 (14.69%) Firmware
2 19 (5.94%) Docker
3 9 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.56%) NFS
4 5 (1.56%) Samba
4 5 (1.56%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.56%) Xen
5 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.81%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.50%) Ansible
2 8 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
3 6 (1.88%) Puppet
4 5 (1.56%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (1.56%) Nagios
4 5 (1.56%) OpenNMS
4 5 (1.56%) vCenter Server
4 5 (1.56%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.63%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.63%) Oozie
7 1 (0.31%) Kibana
7 1 (0.31%) MOM
7 1 (0.31%) Terraform
7 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (8.13%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.56%) Google
3 18 (5.63%) SAP
4 15 (4.69%) Oracle
5 13 (4.06%) Xilinx
6 9 (2.81%) Altera
6 9 (2.81%) Spotify
6 9 (2.81%) VMware
7 6 (1.88%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.56%) Cloudera
8 5 (1.56%) Dell
8 5 (1.56%) EMC
8 5 (1.56%) Hortonworks
8 5 (1.56%) NEC
8 5 (1.56%) NetApp
8 5 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.56%) RedGate
8 5 (1.56%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.25%) Cisco
10 3 (0.94%) HP