Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 38 68 39
Rank change year-on-year +30 -29 +23
Permanent jobs citing C 290 62 396
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 5.32% 3.46% 5.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.27% 6.16% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 63 34 287
10th Percentile £27,000 £39,050 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,875 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -2.91%
75th Percentile £63,750 £85,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £117,375 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,510 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.75% +13.02% -

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 2,364 1,007 3,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 43.36% 56.26% 49.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,277 807 2,554
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,359 £30,363
25th Percentile £40,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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
Hertfordshire +20 119 £35,000 -39.13% 30
Cambridgeshire -9 97 £57,500 -26.28% 84
Essex +12 30 £55,000 +27.17% 11
Bedfordshire -2 20 £25,000 -50.00% 5
Norfolk -13 20 £57,500 +76.92% 2
Suffolk - 5 £45,000 - 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 166 (57.24%) C++
2 88 (30.34%) Social Skills
3 87 (30.00%) Degree
4 86 (29.66%) Linux
5 85 (29.31%) Software Engineering
5 85 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (27.93%) Electronics
8 79 (27.24%) TDD
9 75 (25.86%) Computer Science
10 67 (23.10%) Problem-Solving
11 58 (20.00%) DevOps
12 57 (19.66%) MATLAB
13 55 (18.97%) Firmware
13 55 (18.97%) C#
14 54 (18.62%) Python
15 51 (17.59%) Simulink
16 48 (16.55%) Windows
17 45 (15.52%) Jenkins
18 44 (15.17%) Finance
19 40 (13.79%) Embedded C
19 40 (13.79%) MISRA
20 39 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
21 38 (13.10%) Modbus
21 38 (13.10%) Java
22 37 (12.76%) Pair Programming
23 36 (12.41%) Rational Rhapsody
23 36 (12.41%) Def Stans
23 36 (12.41%) SysML
23 36 (12.41%) UML

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 8 (2.76%) SAS
2 4 (1.38%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.69%) Confluence
3 2 (0.69%) EPiServer
Applications
1 51 (17.59%) Simulink
2 13 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.24%) SaaS
2 18 (6.21%) AWS
3 12 (4.14%) IaaS
3 12 (4.14%) PaaS
3 12 (4.14%) Serverless
4 11 (3.79%) Azure
5 8 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.41%) OpenShift
7 5 (1.72%) GCP
7 5 (1.72%) GitHub
8 4 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.38%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.69%) Google Data Studio
10 2 (0.69%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.34%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (13.10%) Modbus
2 35 (12.07%) RS-485
3 34 (11.72%) RS-422
4 16 (5.52%) HTTP
5 13 (4.48%) DNS
6 7 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.72%) Wireless
8 4 (1.38%) FTP
8 4 (1.38%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.38%) MQTT
8 4 (1.38%) Profibus
8 4 (1.38%) SMTP
9 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.03%) LAN
10 2 (0.69%) 802.11
10 2 (0.69%) Firewall
10 2 (0.69%) Internet
10 2 (0.69%) RFID
10 2 (0.69%) VoIP
10 2 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (2.76%) Spotfire
3 7 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.72%) Tableau
5 4 (1.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.38%) SQLite
6 3 (1.03%) MySQL
7 2 (0.69%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.69%) HBase
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 36 (12.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 19 (6.55%) Rational Team Concert
4 17 (5.86%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.76%) GitLab
6 6 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.07%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.03%) JIRA
7 3 (1.03%) Subversion
8 2 (0.69%) GCC
8 2 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.34%) GDB
9 1 (0.34%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.34%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.34%) PyCharm
General
1 88 (30.34%) Social Skills
2 81 (27.93%) Electronics
3 44 (15.17%) Finance
4 39 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (3.79%) Automotive
6 11 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 11 (3.79%) Military
7 10 (3.45%) Marketing
8 8 (2.76%) Legal
8 8 (2.76%) Social Science
9 6 (2.07%) Back Office
9 6 (2.07%) Games
9 6 (2.07%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (1.38%) Aerospace
12 3 (1.03%) Law
12 3 (1.03%) Retail
13 2 (0.69%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 67 (23.10%) Software Engineer
2 49 (16.90%) Embedded Engineer
3 43 (14.83%) Developer
4 37 (12.76%) Development Engineer
4 37 (12.76%) Software Development Engineer
5 36 (12.41%) Design Engineer
5 36 (12.41%) Embedded Software Design Engineer
5 36 (12.41%) Software Design Engineer
6 22 (7.59%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 18 (6.21%) Analyst
7 18 (6.21%) Embedded Developer
8 16 (5.52%) Project Manager
9 15 (5.17%) Architect
10 14 (4.83%) Senior Software Engineer
11 12 (4.14%) Principal Architect
12 11 (3.79%) Data Engineer
12 11 (3.79%) Software Test Engineer
12 11 (3.79%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.45%) Graduate
14 9 (3.10%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.86%) .NET
2 11 (3.79%) React
3 8 (2.76%) Play Framework
4 7 (2.41%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.41%) HTML
4 7 (2.41%) Java EE
4 7 (2.41%) REST
4 7 (2.41%) Spring
4 7 (2.41%) Spring Boot
5 6 (2.07%) Flask
5 6 (2.07%) Velocity
6 5 (1.72%) Django
6 5 (1.72%) TensorFlow
7 4 (1.38%) CSS
7 4 (1.38%) HTML5
7 4 (1.38%) OpenCV
7 4 (1.38%) SQLAlchemy
8 3 (1.03%) PyTorch
9 2 (0.69%) MFC
9 2 (0.69%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 32 (11.03%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.14%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.79%) Robotics
6 10 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 8 (2.76%) Social Media
8 7 (2.41%) User Experience
8 7 (2.41%) Virtual Team
9 6 (2.07%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.07%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.07%) NHS
10 4 (1.38%) Analogue Electronics
10 4 (1.38%) Arduino
10 4 (1.38%) Life Science
10 4 (1.38%) Renewable Energy
10 4 (1.38%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.38%) SystemC
11 3 (1.03%) FMCG
11 3 (1.03%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.66%) Linux
2 48 (16.55%) Windows
3 25 (8.62%) Unix
4 5 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.38%) ThreadX
5 4 (1.38%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (1.03%) Android
6 3 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.69%) Robot Operating System
7 2 (0.69%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
1 85 (29.31%) Software Engineering
2 82 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (27.24%) TDD
4 75 (25.86%) Computer Science
5 67 (23.10%) Problem-Solving
6 58 (20.00%) DevOps
7 37 (12.76%) Pair Programming
8 36 (12.41%) Project Management
8 36 (12.41%) SysML
8 36 (12.41%) UML
9 31 (10.69%) Mathematics
10 30 (10.34%) OO
11 29 (10.00%) SDLC
12 26 (8.97%) Validation
13 25 (8.62%) Software Testing
14 24 (8.28%) Functional Testing
15 22 (7.59%) Mentoring
16 21 (7.24%) Data Management
16 21 (7.24%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (57.24%) C++
2 57 (19.66%) MATLAB
3 55 (18.97%) C#
4 54 (18.62%) Python
5 40 (13.79%) Embedded C
6 38 (13.10%) Java
7 32 (11.03%) Embedded C++
8 20 (6.90%) Ada
9 17 (5.86%) JavaScript
10 13 (4.48%) R
11 11 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.79%) VBA
12 8 (2.76%) Groovy
12 8 (2.76%) Perl
13 7 (2.41%) SQL
14 6 (2.07%) Assembly Language
14 6 (2.07%) Bash Shell
14 6 (2.07%) Go
14 6 (2.07%) Ruby
15 4 (1.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 87 (30.00%) Degree
2 34 (11.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (5.17%) PhD
4 6 (2.07%) HND
5 5 (1.72%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.69%) PMP
6 2 (0.69%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) CCIE
7 1 (0.34%) CCNA
7 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.79%) MISRA
2 36 (12.41%) Def Stans
3 12 (4.14%) Good Clinical Practice
4 4 (1.38%) QA
5 3 (1.03%) GLP
5 3 (1.03%) GMP
5 3 (1.03%) IEC 62304
5 3 (1.03%) ISO 13485
5 3 (1.03%) SLA
6 2 (0.69%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.34%) DICOM
System Software
1 55 (18.97%) Firmware
2 10 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (7.59%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (3.10%) Ansible
3 4 (1.38%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.69%) Grafana
4 2 (0.69%) Terraform
5 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (12.41%) IBM
2 18 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.14%) Oracle
4 8 (2.76%) Facebook
5 7 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.72%) HP
7 4 (1.38%) Google
7 4 (1.38%) Klocwork
8 3 (1.03%) Sony
9 2 (0.69%) Advent
9 2 (0.69%) Cisco
9 2 (0.69%) Intel
9 2 (0.69%) Splunk
9 2 (0.69%) Twitter
10 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.34%) F5
10 1 (0.34%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.34%) Workday