Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 28 69 39
Rank change year-on-year +41 -30 +30
Permanent jobs citing C 450 96 378
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 7.67% 3.98% 6.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.55% 7.45% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 268
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,875 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,591
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.67% -11.04%
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,188 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £90,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +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 2,719 1,288 3,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 46.34% 53.42% 50.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 980 2,298
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +18 181 £55,000 -35.29% 82
Hertfordshire +22 137 £35,000 -22.22% 22
Essex +34 80 £50,000 -1.48% 7
Norfolk +16 43 £46,250 +8.82% 1
Suffolk - 12 £52,500 - 2
Bedfordshire -21 9 £47,500 +35.71% 4
C
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 284 (63.11%) C++
2 222 (49.33%) Software Engineering
3 176 (39.11%) Degree
4 169 (37.56%) Linux
5 165 (36.67%) Social Skills
6 147 (32.67%) Computer Science
7 136 (30.22%) Python
8 124 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (22.44%) Problem-Solving
10 93 (20.67%) Mathematics
11 81 (18.00%) Firmware
11 81 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
12 80 (17.78%) Electronics
13 73 (16.22%) Finance
14 70 (15.56%) Java
15 68 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
16 64 (14.22%) C#
17 63 (14.00%) Algorithms
18 62 (13.78%) DevOps
19 56 (12.44%) Embedded Software Development
19 56 (12.44%) Android
19 56 (12.44%) Test Automation
20 54 (12.00%) Open Source
20 54 (12.00%) Risk Management
21 52 (11.56%) TDD
22 51 (11.33%) Windows
22 51 (11.33%) TCP/IP
23 50 (11.11%) Automotive
24 46 (10.22%) SDLC
25 45 (10.00%) AWS

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 5 (1.11%) Apache Spark
2 4 (0.89%) SAS
3 3 (0.67%) Confluence
4 2 (0.44%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 36 (8.00%) Simulink
2 18 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.00%) AWS
2 38 (8.44%) Azure
2 38 (8.44%) Serverless
3 15 (3.33%) SaaS
4 14 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.67%) OpenShift
6 11 (2.44%) GCP
7 8 (1.78%) IaaS
7 8 (1.78%) PaaS
8 7 (1.56%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.33%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.44%) GitHub
10 2 (0.44%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.33%) TCP/IP
2 33 (7.33%) Modbus
3 23 (5.11%) HTTP
4 19 (4.22%) RS-422
4 19 (4.22%) RS-485
5 15 (3.33%) FTP
5 15 (3.33%) HTTPS
5 15 (3.33%) MQTT
5 15 (3.33%) Profibus
5 15 (3.33%) SMTP
6 10 (2.22%) Wireless
7 9 (2.00%) DNS
8 7 (1.56%) VoIP
9 6 (1.33%) Firewall
9 6 (1.33%) Internet
9 6 (1.33%) LAN
10 5 (1.11%) VLAN
10 5 (1.11%) WLAN
11 4 (0.89%) Bluetooth
11 4 (0.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (3.33%) SQLite
3 11 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.11%) Hadoop
4 5 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.11%) Spotfire
5 4 (0.89%) Apache Hive
5 4 (0.89%) MySQL
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (0.89%) Tableau
6 2 (0.44%) Big Data
7 1 (0.22%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 42 (9.33%) Jenkins
2 23 (5.11%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.44%) Rational Rhapsody
4 15 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 14 (3.11%) JIRA
6 13 (2.89%) Rational Team Concert
7 8 (1.78%) GitLab
8 4 (0.89%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.44%) GCC
9 2 (0.44%) Subversion
10 1 (0.22%) Appium
10 1 (0.22%) GDB
10 1 (0.22%) GNU Toolchain
10 1 (0.22%) JMeter
10 1 (0.22%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.22%) PyCharm
10 1 (0.22%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.22%) Selenium
10 1 (0.22%) Xcode
General
1 165 (36.67%) Social Skills
2 80 (17.78%) Electronics
3 73 (16.22%) Finance
4 68 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (11.11%) Automotive
6 24 (5.33%) Marketing
7 16 (3.56%) Military
8 15 (3.33%) Manufacturing
9 14 (3.11%) Influencing Skills
10 11 (2.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 10 (2.22%) Back Office
12 9 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
12 9 (2.00%) Public Sector
13 7 (1.56%) Games
13 7 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
13 7 (1.56%) Retail
14 6 (1.33%) Aerospace
15 5 (1.11%) Legal
16 4 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 145 (32.22%) Software Engineer
2 58 (12.89%) Senior Software Engineer
3 50 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 46 (10.22%) Architect
5 36 (8.00%) Technology Architect
6 34 (7.56%) Developer
7 26 (5.78%) Principal Architect
8 23 (5.11%) Analyst
9 20 (4.44%) Design Engineer
9 20 (4.44%) Development Engineer
9 20 (4.44%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
9 20 (4.44%) Software Design Engineer
9 20 (4.44%) Software Development Engineer
10 19 (4.22%) Project Manager
11 18 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
11 18 (4.00%) Firmware Engineer
12 17 (3.78%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
12 17 (3.78%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 17 (3.78%) Senior Firmware Engineer
13 15 (3.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.78%) Yocto
2 25 (5.56%) React
3 22 (4.89%) AngularJS
4 20 (4.44%) Velocity
5 16 (3.56%) LLVM
6 15 (3.33%) HTML
7 13 (2.89%) CSS
7 13 (2.89%) HTML5
7 13 (2.89%) REST
7 13 (2.89%) Spring Boot
8 12 (2.67%) Java EE
8 12 (2.67%) Spring
8 12 (2.67%) WPF
9 11 (2.44%) OpenGL
9 11 (2.44%) OpenGL ES
9 11 (2.44%) Vulkan
10 10 (2.22%) CSS3
10 10 (2.22%) Vue.js
10 10 (2.22%) WinForms
11 9 (2.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.00%) Algorithms
2 43 (9.56%) User Experience
3 37 (8.22%) Management Information System
3 37 (8.22%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (7.56%) Embedded Systems
5 33 (7.33%) Data Structures
5 33 (7.33%) Device Driver
6 20 (4.44%) Smartphone
7 18 (4.00%) Robotics
8 17 (3.78%) Mobile App
9 15 (3.33%) Analogue Electronics
9 15 (3.33%) Virtual Team
10 14 (3.11%) Renewable Energy
11 11 (2.44%) Mali
12 10 (2.22%) FPGA
12 10 (2.22%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.78%) Public Cloud
14 7 (1.56%) Life Science
15 5 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
15 5 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 169 (37.56%) Linux
2 56 (12.44%) Android
3 51 (11.33%) Windows
4 23 (5.11%) Unix
5 15 (3.33%) ThreadX
5 15 (3.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 6 (1.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.44%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.44%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (49.33%) Software Engineering
2 147 (32.67%) Computer Science
3 124 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (22.44%) Problem-Solving
5 93 (20.67%) Mathematics
6 81 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (13.78%) DevOps
8 56 (12.44%) Embedded Software Development
8 56 (12.44%) Test Automation
9 54 (12.00%) Open Source
9 54 (12.00%) Risk Management
10 52 (11.56%) TDD
11 46 (10.22%) SDLC
12 42 (9.33%) CI/CD
12 42 (9.33%) Machine Learning
12 42 (9.33%) Mentoring
13 40 (8.89%) Software Testing
14 39 (8.67%) Project Management
15 38 (8.44%) Multithreading
15 38 (8.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 284 (63.11%) C++
2 136 (30.22%) Python
3 70 (15.56%) Java
4 64 (14.22%) C#
5 37 (8.22%) JavaScript
5 37 (8.22%) MATLAB
6 25 (5.56%) Embedded C
7 23 (5.11%) Embedded C++
8 21 (4.67%) Shell Script
9 16 (3.56%) Go
10 13 (2.89%) Ada
11 12 (2.67%) Perl
11 12 (2.67%) R
12 10 (2.22%) Objective-C
12 10 (2.22%) Rust
12 10 (2.22%) SQL
13 7 (1.56%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.33%) Ruby
15 5 (1.11%) VBA
16 4 (0.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 176 (39.11%) Degree
2 40 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (7.11%) PhD
4 14 (3.11%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.33%) HND
6 5 (1.11%) DBS Check
6 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.89%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) CISM
8 2 (0.44%) CISSP
8 2 (0.44%) CRISC
8 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.44%) PMP
8 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CCIE
9 1 (0.22%) CCNA
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.78%) MISRA
2 32 (7.11%) QA
3 20 (4.44%) Def Stans
4 17 (3.78%) IEC 62304
5 15 (3.33%) Good Clinical Practice
5 15 (3.33%) IEC 61508
5 15 (3.33%) ISO 26262
6 10 (2.22%) Accessibility
7 7 (1.56%) SLA
8 2 (0.44%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.22%) DICOM
9 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 81 (18.00%) Firmware
2 8 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.33%) Docker
4 5 (1.11%) LXC
4 5 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (8.67%) BMC PATROL
2 17 (3.78%) Ansible
3 16 (3.56%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.33%) Terraform
5 5 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.11%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.44%) IBM
3 19 (4.22%) Oracle
4 15 (3.33%) Klocwork
5 12 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.56%) Cisco
7 5 (1.11%) ATG
7 5 (1.11%) Dell
7 5 (1.11%) HP
7 5 (1.11%) Sophos
7 5 (1.11%) WatchGuard
8 4 (0.89%) Facebook
8 4 (0.89%) Intel
9 3 (0.67%) VMware
10 2 (0.44%) Blackboard
10 2 (0.44%) Workday
11 1 (0.22%) F5
11 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.22%) Sonus
11 1 (0.22%) Twitter