Period
to 14 July 2020

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C Software Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 737 938 906
Rank change year-on-year +201 -32 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 67 140 274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 116 160
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £33,875 £33,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 66,090 129,427 160,452
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.89% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 53,801 104,158 130,802
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured C Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in England

C Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C Software Engineer in England.

Salary trend for C Software Engineer in England

C Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing C Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for C Software Engineer in England

C Software Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 14 July 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
South East +158 31 £44,000 -2.22% 4
South West +80 13 £55,000 +22.22% 3
East of England +79 12 £50,000 - 2
London +187 5 £37,500 -28.57% 3
North of England +119 4 - - 4
Yorkshire +98 3 - -
Midlands +105 2 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands +68 2 £50,000 +33.33%
North West +78 1 - - 4
C Software Engineer
UK

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, C Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring C Software Engineer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) C
1 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 50 (74.63%) C++
3 37 (55.22%) Linux
4 28 (41.79%) Degree
5 23 (34.33%) Computer Science
6 19 (28.36%) Python
7 18 (26.87%) Mentoring
7 18 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
9 15 (22.39%) Firmware
9 15 (22.39%) Embedded C
9 15 (22.39%) Unix
9 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
9 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (20.90%) Multithreading
10 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (19.40%) Windows
12 12 (17.91%) JIRA
12 12 (17.91%) SDLC
13 11 (16.42%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (16.42%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (16.42%) Java
13 11 (16.42%) Finance
13 11 (16.42%) Manufacturing
14 10 (14.93%) MySQL
14 10 (14.93%) QA
14 10 (14.93%) Software Testing
15 9 (13.43%) Data Management
15 9 (13.43%) JavaScript

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (10.45%) Confluence
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) AWS
1 2 (2.99%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Wireless
2 4 (5.97%) 5G
2 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.97%) MQTT
2 4 (5.97%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.48%) Bluetooth
3 3 (4.48%) LTE
3 3 (4.48%) VoIP
3 3 (4.48%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.49%) 2G
4 1 (1.49%) 3G
4 1 (1.49%) 4G
4 1 (1.49%) FlexRay
4 1 (1.49%) HTTP
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.48%) Big Data
4 2 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.99%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.91%) JIRA
3 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) Subversion
General
1 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
2 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.94%) Retail
4 5 (7.46%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Military
6 2 (2.99%) Automotive
6 2 (2.99%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 3 (4.48%) Node.js
2 3 (4.48%) Yocto
3 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.99%) CSS
3 2 (2.99%) JMS
3 2 (2.99%) RESTful
3 2 (2.99%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (1.49%) FFmpeg
4 1 (1.49%) GStreamer
4 1 (1.49%) HEVC
4 1 (1.49%) ODBC
4 1 (1.49%) OpenCV
4 1 (1.49%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.42%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (8.96%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.46%) Device Driver
5 4 (5.97%) GPGPU
5 4 (5.97%) SIMD
6 3 (4.48%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.99%) EMV
7 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.49%) CPLD
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.49%) MPEG
8 1 (1.49%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 37 (55.22%) Linux
2 15 (22.39%) Unix
3 13 (19.40%) Windows
4 4 (5.97%) Android
4 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.99%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (34.33%) Computer Science
3 18 (26.87%) Mentoring
4 15 (22.39%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.90%) Multithreading
6 12 (17.91%) SDLC
7 10 (14.93%) Software Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Analytics
8 9 (13.43%) Data Management
8 9 (13.43%) Embedded Software Development
8 9 (13.43%) Signal Processing
9 8 (11.94%) Coaching
9 8 (11.94%) Content Writing
9 8 (11.94%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (11.94%) Decision-Making
9 8 (11.94%) Quality Management
10 5 (7.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (7.46%) OO
10 5 (7.46%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) C
2 50 (74.63%) C++
3 19 (28.36%) Python
4 15 (22.39%) Embedded C
5 11 (16.42%) Java
6 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
7 8 (11.94%) Embedded C++
8 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.46%) C#
9 4 (5.97%) Apple Swift
9 4 (5.97%) Assembly Language
9 4 (5.97%) Kotlin
10 3 (4.48%) PHP
10 3 (4.48%) SQL
11 2 (2.99%) Perl
12 1 (1.49%) Ada
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Degree
2 11 (16.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.97%) HND
4 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 26262
2 1 (1.49%) MISRA
2 1 (1.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Actian
2 4 (5.97%) Intel
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Spotify