Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 38 56
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18 -15
Permanent jobs citing C 76 396 514
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.97% 5.62% 4.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.96% 11.30% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 282 377
Median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £36,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £99,875 £67,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 1,092 3,505 5,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 56.99% 49.75% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 851 2,546 4,831
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +2.04%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -13 36 £66,000 +32.00% 37
Norfolk +23 15 £17,500 -56.25% 2
Hertfordshire +55 14 £60,000 +20.00% 16
Essex -14 7 £41,500 -30.83% 10
Bedfordshire +26 4 £47,500 +11.76% 4
C
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 57 (75.00%) C++
2 35 (46.05%) Software Engineering
3 23 (30.26%) Linux
3 23 (30.26%) Python
3 23 (30.26%) Degree
4 21 (27.63%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (25.00%) PhD
6 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
7 17 (22.37%) Firmware
8 16 (21.05%) Assembly Language
8 16 (21.05%) Algorithms
9 15 (19.74%) Multithreading
10 14 (18.42%) Performance Analysis
11 12 (15.79%) Line Management
12 11 (14.47%) Embedded C
12 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
13 10 (13.16%) Open Source
14 9 (11.84%) Windows
15 8 (10.53%) GCC
15 8 (10.53%) LLVM
15 8 (10.53%) Data Structures
15 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
16 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
16 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
16 7 (9.21%) Docker
16 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
17 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
17 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (7.89%) Artificial Intelligence
17 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP

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 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Windchill
2 1 (1.32%) Simulink
2 1 (1.32%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.63%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) IaaS
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.58%) Wireless
3 3 (3.95%) RS-232
3 3 (3.95%) RS-485
4 2 (2.63%) 3GPP
4 2 (2.63%) 5G
4 2 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) DNS
5 1 (1.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.32%) Firewall
5 1 (1.32%) H.323
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) RFID
5 1 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (1.32%) SSL
5 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.32%) VoIP
5 1 (1.32%) VPN
5 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) GCC
2 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.26%) Redmine
5 3 (3.95%) JIRA
6 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.32%) GitLab
6 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 11 (14.47%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.89%) Electronics
4 5 (6.58%) Finance
5 3 (3.95%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.63%) Automotive
6 2 (2.63%) Games
6 2 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (1.32%) Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Software Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Architect
4 9 (11.84%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Compiler Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Compiler Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) LLVM
2 3 (3.95%) HTML
2 3 (3.95%) Keras
2 3 (3.95%) PyTorch
2 3 (3.95%) TensorFlow
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.32%) GStreamer
3 1 (1.32%) POSIX
3 1 (1.32%) Qt
3 1 (1.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (1.32%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.53%) Data Structures
3 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.58%) ASIC
3 5 (6.58%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.58%) User Experience
4 4 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (3.95%) Blog
5 3 (3.95%) Music Streaming
5 3 (3.95%) Verilog
6 2 (2.63%) CPLD
6 2 (2.63%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.32%) Eurex
7 1 (1.32%) State Machine
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.26%) Unix
4 2 (2.63%) CentOS
4 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) AIX
5 1 (1.32%) SUSE
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Software Engineering
2 21 (27.63%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (23.68%) Computer Science
4 15 (19.74%) Multithreading
5 14 (18.42%) Performance Analysis
6 12 (15.79%) Line Management
7 10 (13.16%) Open Source
8 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
9 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.89%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (7.89%) SDLC
9 6 (7.89%) Signal Processing
10 5 (6.58%) Code Optimisation
10 5 (6.58%) Machine Learning
10 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.58%) Validation
11 4 (5.26%) Analytics
11 4 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (5.26%) Neural Network
12 3 (3.95%) Convolutional Neural Network
Programming Languages
1 57 (75.00%) C++
2 23 (30.26%) Python
3 16 (21.05%) Assembly Language
4 11 (14.47%) Embedded C
5 7 (9.21%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.89%) Perl
7 5 (6.58%) C#
7 5 (6.58%) MATLAB
7 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.26%) Ruby
9 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.63%) Fortran
10 2 (2.63%) Java
10 2 (2.63%) SQL
11 1 (1.32%) Ada
11 1 (1.32%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.32%) R
11 1 (1.32%) Scala
11 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Degree
2 19 (25.00%) PhD
3 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) HND
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.32%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) IEC 61508
1 2 (2.63%) ISO 26262
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.32%) DO-254
2 1 (1.32%) ISO 13485
2 1 (1.32%) MISRA
2 1 (1.32%) MISRA C
System Software
1 17 (22.37%) Firmware
2 7 (9.21%) Docker
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) KVM
4 1 (1.32%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) WSUS
2 1 (1.32%) Ansible
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.32%) Linux-HA
2 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Cisco
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) EMC
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.32%) CQG
4 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.32%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.32%) MathWorks
4 1 (1.32%) NETGEAR
4 1 (1.32%) Patsystems
4 1 (1.32%) Polycom
4 1 (1.32%) Reuters
4 1 (1.32%) Sage
4 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.32%) Sophos
4 1 (1.32%) Trayport
4 1 (1.32%) WatchGuard