Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 889 990
Rank change year-on-year +107 +101 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 390 294 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 331 259 276
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -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 160642 172382 198265
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 129864 145429 166431
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,488
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.18% +3.31%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in England

C Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in England.

Salary trend for C Software Engineer in England

C Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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
East of England +121 196 £52,500 +10.53% 18
London +15 61 £50,000 +11.11% 2
South West +41 53 £42,500 - 3
South East +3 34 £42,500 -10.53% 3
North of England -17 29 £40,000 +3.23% 4
Midlands +31 17 £33,750 -7.53% 1
East Midlands +27 15 £32,500 -9.09%
North West +1 15 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Yorkshire +14 10 £36,500 -18.89% 3
North East -10 4 £35,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +16 2 £47,500 +18.75% 1
C Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, C Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring C Software Engineer in the job title.

1 390 (100.00%) C
2 386 (98.97%) Software Engineering
3 329 (84.36%) C++
4 236 (60.51%) Linux
5 185 (47.44%) Degree
6 166 (42.56%) Computer Science
7 131 (33.59%) Embedded C
8 118 (30.26%) Python
9 106 (27.18%) Embedded C++
10 96 (24.62%) Mathematics
11 93 (23.85%) Windows
12 79 (20.26%) Java
13 71 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
14 70 (17.95%) Physics
15 69 (17.69%) C#
16 59 (15.13%) Embedded Systems
17 53 (13.59%) Wireless
17 53 (13.59%) Algorithms
18 45 (11.54%) OO
19 44 (11.28%) Scrum
20 43 (11.03%) Electronics
21 36 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
22 34 (8.72%) SDLC
23 33 (8.46%) Unit Testing
23 33 (8.46%) Multithreading
23 33 (8.46%) Embedded Linux
24 31 (7.95%) Open Source
25 30 (7.69%) SQL
25 30 (7.69%) Assembly Language
26 28 (7.18%) 3D Printing

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:

Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.36%) GitHub
2 5 (1.28%) OpenShift
3 3 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.59%) Wireless
2 23 (5.90%) Bluetooth
2 23 (5.90%) Wi-Fi
3 22 (5.64%) Ethernet
3 22 (5.64%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.13%) InfiniBand
5 9 (2.31%) RS-232
6 7 (1.79%) RS-485
7 6 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (1.28%) Internet
9 4 (1.03%) DVB
10 3 (0.77%) GSM
10 3 (0.77%) LTE
10 3 (0.77%) Modbus
10 3 (0.77%) RS-422
10 3 (0.77%) UMTS
11 2 (0.51%) Broadband
11 2 (0.51%) Profibus
12 1 (0.26%) IPsec
12 1 (0.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.31%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.54%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.28%) MySQL
3 5 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.28%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.26%) Redis
5 1 (0.26%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (4.10%) Git (software)
2 12 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 11 (2.82%) JIRA
4 10 (2.56%) Subversion
5 5 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.28%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.28%) CppUnit
5 5 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.51%) Maven
7 2 (0.51%) Mercurial
7 2 (0.51%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (0.51%) Selenium
8 1 (0.26%) GCC
8 1 (0.26%) Redmine
8 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (11.03%) Electronics
2 24 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 21 (5.38%) Multimedia
3 21 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.33%) Games
5 10 (2.56%) Automotive
6 4 (1.03%) Finance
7 3 (0.77%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.51%) Billing
8 2 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.18%) Apache Axis
2 25 (6.41%) HTML
3 17 (4.36%) Qt
4 15 (3.85%) .NET
5 11 (2.82%) CSS
6 10 (2.56%) JNI
7 8 (2.05%) OpenGL
8 7 (1.79%) HEVC
8 7 (1.79%) HTML5
9 5 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.28%) JDBC
9 5 (1.28%) JMS
9 5 (1.28%) ODBC
9 5 (1.28%) POSIX
9 5 (1.28%) REST
10 4 (1.03%) Django
10 4 (1.03%) Middleware
11 3 (0.77%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.77%) Qt Quick
11 3 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 166 (42.56%) Computer Science
2 59 (15.13%) Embedded Systems
3 53 (13.59%) Algorithms
4 28 (7.18%) 3D Printing
5 14 (3.59%) Device Driver
5 14 (3.59%) Life Science
6 7 (1.79%) Smartcard
7 6 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.54%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.54%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.54%) Robotics
8 5 (1.28%) EMV
8 5 (1.28%) EPoS
8 5 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.03%) CAN bus
9 4 (1.03%) Digital TV
9 4 (1.03%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.03%) User Experience
9 4 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.77%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 236 (60.51%) Linux
2 93 (23.85%) Windows
3 33 (8.46%) Embedded Linux
4 25 (6.41%) Unix
5 18 (4.62%) Android
6 12 (3.08%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.54%) VxWorks
8 5 (1.28%) AIX
8 5 (1.28%) Solaris
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (98.97%) Software Engineering
2 96 (24.62%) Mathematics
3 71 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (17.95%) Physics
5 45 (11.54%) OO
6 44 (11.28%) Scrum
7 34 (8.72%) SDLC
8 33 (8.46%) Multithreading
8 33 (8.46%) Unit Testing
9 31 (7.95%) Open Source
10 28 (7.18%) CAD
10 28 (7.18%) CAE
10 28 (7.18%) Content Writing
11 27 (6.92%) OOP
12 24 (6.15%) Video Processing
13 21 (5.38%) Multithreaded Programming
14 17 (4.36%) Image Processing
15 15 (3.85%) OOD
16 14 (3.59%) Signal Processing
16 14 (3.59%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 390 (100.00%) C
2 329 (84.36%) C++
3 131 (33.59%) Embedded C
4 118 (30.26%) Python
5 106 (27.18%) Embedded C++
6 79 (20.26%) Java
7 69 (17.69%) C#
8 30 (7.69%) Assembly Language
8 30 (7.69%) SQL
9 25 (6.41%) Bash Shell
9 25 (6.41%) JavaScript
10 21 (5.38%) Lua
10 21 (5.38%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.82%) Fortran
12 5 (1.28%) Go
13 4 (1.03%) APL
13 4 (1.03%) Erlang
13 4 (1.03%) Haskell
13 4 (1.03%) Lisp
14 2 (0.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 185 (47.44%) Degree
2 36 (9.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (5.64%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.33%) PhD
5 12 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.03%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.51%) HND
9 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) MCP
9 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.28%) MISRA
1 5 (1.28%) MISRA C
1 5 (1.28%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.77%) JTAG
4 1 (0.26%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.26%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 24 (6.15%) Firmware
2 10 (2.56%) Docker
3 1 (0.26%) etcd
3 1 (0.26%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.28%) Kibana
2 5 (1.28%) Prometheus
3 3 (0.77%) Ansible
4 1 (0.26%) Consul
4 1 (0.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (1.79%) Dell
1 7 (1.79%) HP
2 6 (1.54%) Oracle
3 5 (1.28%) Atlassian
3 5 (1.28%) Xamarin
4 3 (0.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.51%) IBM
5 2 (0.51%) Lauterbach
5 2 (0.51%) Perforce
5 2 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.26%) Apple
6 1 (0.26%) Atmel
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.26%) Reuters
6 1 (0.26%) Wind River