Period
to 9 December 2019

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 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 64 29
Rank change year-on-year +27 -35 +23
Permanent jobs citing C 421 407 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.35% 4.11% 8.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.57% 7.83% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 287 333 784
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,225 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £87,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - +4.17%

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 3,348 5,199 7,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 50.54% 52.56% 58.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,402 4,223 5,898
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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 December 2019. 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 +7 203 £48,750 -11.36% 122
Hertfordshire +21 67 £50,000 -9.09% 45
Essex +37 56 £60,000 +9.09% 25
Suffolk +15 56 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Norfolk +6 23 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Bedfordshire +19 16 £43,500 -17.14% 9
C
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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.

1 187 (44.42%) C++
2 183 (43.47%) Software Engineering
3 170 (40.38%) Degree
4 169 (40.14%) Python
5 153 (36.34%) Linux
6 109 (25.89%) Problem-Solving
7 106 (25.18%) Computer Science
8 82 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (18.29%) Electronics
10 76 (18.05%) Java
11 74 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
12 72 (17.10%) Windows
13 71 (16.86%) Git (software)
14 63 (14.96%) Scrum
15 58 (13.78%) Computer Science Degree
16 51 (12.11%) JavaScript
16 51 (12.11%) Mathematics
17 50 (11.88%) Embedded C
18 48 (11.40%) AWS
19 45 (10.69%) C#
20 44 (10.45%) Automotive
20 44 (10.45%) Android
21 43 (10.21%) JIRA
21 43 (10.21%) Self-Motivation
21 43 (10.21%) Algorithms
22 42 (9.98%) Firmware
23 41 (9.74%) Smartphone
24 39 (9.26%) Security Cleared
25 38 (9.03%) Data Analysis
26 37 (8.79%) Bioinformatics

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 14 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.85%) OpenStack
3 9 (2.14%) JBoss
4 8 (1.90%) Apache
5 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.71%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.48%) Confluence
6 2 (0.48%) IIS
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.19%) OrCAD
4 4 (0.95%) Simulink
4 4 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.71%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.24%) EPLAN
7 1 (0.24%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Maximo
1 3 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 48 (11.40%) AWS
2 31 (7.36%) Azure
3 23 (5.46%) GCP
4 13 (3.09%) GitHub
5 9 (2.14%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.19%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (0.71%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.71%) AWS Fargate
7 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.71%) Serverless
7 3 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.36%) TCP/IP
2 23 (5.46%) Wireless
3 13 (3.09%) Internet
4 11 (2.61%) Bluetooth
5 8 (1.90%) Wireshark
6 7 (1.66%) Modbus
7 6 (1.43%) GSM
7 6 (1.43%) LTE
7 6 (1.43%) UMTS
7 6 (1.43%) VPN
7 6 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.19%) Firewall
9 4 (0.95%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.95%) RS-232
9 4 (0.95%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.71%) HTTP
10 3 (0.71%) SSH
10 3 (0.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.60%) Relational Database
2 23 (5.46%) MySQL
3 20 (4.75%) Big Data
3 20 (4.75%) RDBMS
4 14 (3.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.61%) Apache Hive
5 11 (2.61%) Impala
6 10 (2.38%) GIS
7 9 (2.14%) Geospatial Data
7 9 (2.14%) Power BI
7 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.90%) JasperReports
9 6 (1.43%) Amazon Athena
10 3 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.24%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 71 (16.86%) Git (software)
2 43 (10.21%) JIRA
3 21 (4.99%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.51%) Bitbucket
5 18 (4.28%) git-flow
6 16 (3.80%) JUnit
7 13 (3.09%) Maven
8 11 (2.61%) Bitbucket Server
9 10 (2.38%) Hudson
10 9 (2.14%) CruiseControl
10 9 (2.14%) FishEye
10 9 (2.14%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.90%) Ant
11 8 (1.90%) Burp Suite
11 8 (1.90%) ClearQuest
11 8 (1.90%) Fiddler
11 8 (1.90%) Subversion
12 5 (1.19%) Eclipse
12 5 (1.19%) Gerrit
12 5 (1.19%) GoCD
General
1 77 (18.29%) Electronics
2 44 (10.45%) Automotive
3 34 (8.08%) Games
4 29 (6.89%) Manufacturing
5 28 (6.65%) Finance
6 24 (5.70%) Telecoms
7 23 (5.46%) Military
8 20 (4.75%) Legal
9 16 (3.80%) Aerospace
9 16 (3.80%) Marketing
10 12 (2.85%) Law
11 9 (2.14%) Advertising
11 9 (2.14%) Publishing
12 6 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (1.19%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.71%) Retail
15 2 (0.48%) Billing
16 1 (0.24%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 122 (28.98%) Software Engineer
2 79 (18.76%) Developer
3 66 (15.68%) Embedded Engineer
4 39 (9.26%) Software Developer
5 38 (9.03%) Senior Software Engineer
6 35 (8.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 29 (6.89%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.89%) Senior Software Developer
8 24 (5.70%) Consultant
9 20 (4.75%) Graduate
10 17 (4.04%) Principal Engineer
11 16 (3.80%) C++ Software Engineer
11 16 (3.80%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (3.56%) Java Engineer
12 15 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
13 14 (3.33%) Principal Software Engineer
13 14 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.09%) C Developer
14 13 (3.09%) JavaScript Engineer
14 13 (3.09%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.65%) .NET
2 25 (5.94%) Vulkan
3 23 (5.46%) Java EE
4 21 (4.99%) CSS
5 20 (4.75%) OpenGL
5 20 (4.75%) OpenGL ES
6 18 (4.28%) NumPy
6 18 (4.28%) REST
6 18 (4.28%) SciPy
7 16 (3.80%) HTML
8 14 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 14 (3.33%) Web Services
9 13 (3.09%) Kafka
9 13 (3.09%) LAMP
9 13 (3.09%) Middleware
10 12 (2.85%) STL
10 12 (2.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 11 (2.61%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (2.61%) Spring
12 10 (2.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 74 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (10.21%) Algorithms
2 43 (10.21%) Self-Motivation
3 41 (9.74%) Smartphone
4 21 (4.99%) Virtual Team
5 20 (4.75%) Replication
6 19 (4.51%) Embedded Systems
7 18 (4.28%) Device Driver
8 16 (3.80%) Robotics
9 14 (3.33%) Management Information System
10 12 (2.85%) Analytical Mindset
11 11 (2.61%) Blog
11 11 (2.61%) CAN bus
11 11 (2.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 11 (2.61%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (2.61%) Verilog
11 11 (2.61%) VHDL
12 9 (2.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 9 (2.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 153 (36.34%) Linux
2 72 (17.10%) Windows
3 44 (10.45%) Android
4 32 (7.60%) Unix
5 14 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (3.09%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.90%) AIX
8 7 (1.66%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) Fedora
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Solaris
9 1 (0.24%) Tizen
9 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (43.47%) Software Engineering
2 109 (25.89%) Problem-Solving
3 106 (25.18%) Computer Science
4 82 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (14.96%) Scrum
6 51 (12.11%) Mathematics
7 38 (9.03%) Data Analysis
8 37 (8.79%) Bioinformatics
8 37 (8.79%) Visualisation
9 34 (8.08%) Test Automation
10 31 (7.36%) SDLC
11 30 (7.13%) Biology
12 29 (6.89%) Data Science
12 29 (6.89%) Web Development
13 28 (6.65%) Kanban
13 28 (6.65%) Signal Processing
14 26 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (6.18%) Cybersecurity
15 24 (5.70%) Open Source
16 23 (5.46%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 187 (44.42%) C++
2 169 (40.14%) Python
3 76 (18.05%) Java
4 51 (12.11%) JavaScript
5 50 (11.88%) Embedded C
6 45 (10.69%) C#
7 29 (6.89%) Bash Shell
8 27 (6.41%) MATLAB
8 27 (6.41%) SQL
9 25 (5.94%) Perl
10 23 (5.46%) Embedded C++
11 21 (4.99%) Assembly Language
11 21 (4.99%) R
12 19 (4.51%) PowerShell
13 15 (3.56%) PHP
14 14 (3.33%) VB.NET
15 11 (2.61%) Go
16 10 (2.38%) Ada
16 10 (2.38%) Java 8
16 10 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 170 (40.38%) Degree
2 58 (13.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 23 (5.46%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.04%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.61%) PhD
7 9 (2.14%) HND
8 6 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (1.19%) CCNA
9 5 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.95%) Chartered Engineer
11 3 (0.71%) CCNP
11 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.71%) PMP
12 2 (0.48%) CISSP
12 2 (0.48%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (0.48%) MCSE
12 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.14%) QA
2 7 (1.66%) ISO 26262
3 6 (1.43%) IEC 61508
3 6 (1.43%) PMO
4 3 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (0.71%) JTAG
5 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.24%) MISRA
6 1 (0.24%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (9.98%) Firmware
2 14 (3.33%) Docker
3 11 (2.61%) Apache Flume
4 10 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.24%) NFS
9 1 (0.24%) Samba
9 1 (0.24%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.24%) vSphere
9 1 (0.24%) Xen
9 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (2.61%) Oozie
2 7 (1.66%) Ansible
2 7 (1.66%) BMC PATROL
2 7 (1.66%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.19%) Puppet
4 2 (0.48%) Terraform
5 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.24%) SCCM
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (7.13%) Google
2 16 (3.80%) Atlassian
3 12 (2.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.85%) Oracle
4 11 (2.61%) Splunk
5 9 (2.14%) RedGate
5 9 (2.14%) Xilinx
6 8 (1.90%) Adobe
7 7 (1.66%) VMware
8 6 (1.43%) SAP
9 5 (1.19%) Altera
9 5 (1.19%) NEC
10 4 (0.95%) Cisco
10 4 (0.95%) Juniper
10 4 (0.95%) QNX
11 3 (0.71%) GENBAND
11 3 (0.71%) IBM
11 3 (0.71%) Sonus
11 3 (0.71%) Talend
12 2 (0.48%) Facebook