Period
to 20 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 96 102
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 -3
Permanent jobs citing C 4,503 5,211 5,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.44% 3.30% 3.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.39% 5.89% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3,180 3,916 4,241
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,950 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £82,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 70,501 88,457 91,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.81% 56.04% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 58,191 73,935 76,682
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C in England

C
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for C in England

C
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in England over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

Salary histogram for C in England

C
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
London -7 1,176 £60,000 -4.00% 204
South East -16 1,073 £49,000 -2.00% 283
South West +7 936 £50,000 +8.70% 177
North of England +12 534 £45,000 - 231
Midlands +54 387 £45,000 - 164
East of England +1 376 £50,000 - 231
North West +47 363 £45,000 - 139
West Midlands +37 244 £47,500 -2.06% 111
Yorkshire -11 155 £45,000 +5.88% 65
East Midlands +57 143 £37,500 -5.06% 52
North East -14 16 £52,500 +23.53% 27
C
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 England region with a requirement for C.

1 1,902 (42.24%) C++
2 1,646 (36.55%) Software Engineering
3 1,312 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1,271 (28.23%) Degree
5 1,234 (27.40%) Python
6 1,125 (24.98%) Linux
7 1,023 (22.72%) Java
8 726 (16.12%) C#
9 723 (16.06%) Security Cleared
10 645 (14.32%) Finance
11 581 (12.90%) SQL
12 574 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
13 554 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
14 542 (12.04%) Computer Science
15 529 (11.75%) Mathematics
16 526 (11.68%) Scrum
17 500 (11.10%) DevOps
18 497 (11.04%) Windows
19 469 (10.42%) SC Cleared
20 460 (10.22%) Git (software)
21 448 (9.95%) JavaScript
22 404 (8.97%) Microsoft
23 399 (8.86%) .NET
24 393 (8.73%) Electronics
25 386 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
26 375 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
27 372 (8.26%) Test Automation
28 355 (7.88%) Project Management
29 352 (7.82%) JIRA
30 351 (7.79%) DV Cleared

C
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
1 127 (2.82%) Apache Spark
2 79 (1.75%) Confluence
3 72 (1.60%) Apache
4 60 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
5 49 (1.09%) JBoss
6 47 (1.04%) OpenStack
7 46 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 38 (0.84%) SAS
9 35 (0.78%) MS Exchange
10 33 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 32 (0.71%) IIS
12 24 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (0.40%) nginx
14 17 (0.38%) Apache Pig
15 15 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (0.31%) Jetty
17 12 (0.27%) CMS
17 12 (0.27%) Kinematics
18 11 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 132 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
2 131 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (1.20%) Simulink
4 37 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 24 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.22%) Stateflow
9 8 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.16%) Fireworks
10 7 (0.16%) GNU Octave
10 7 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 7 (0.16%) TargetLink
11 6 (0.13%) InDesign
11 6 (0.13%) Sketch
12 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
12 5 (0.11%) Doxygen
13 3 (0.067%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.067%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 56 (1.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 41 (0.91%) SAP CRM
3 25 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
4 21 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 17 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
6 13 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (0.29%) SAP SD
7 10 (0.22%) Teamcenter
8 8 (0.18%) Magento
9 7 (0.16%) SAP GTS
10 6 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.11%) Maximo
11 5 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
12 4 (0.089%) SAP GRC
13 3 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (0.067%) Oracle EBS R12
13 3 (0.067%) Oracle Payroll
13 3 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
13 3 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 308 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (3.24%) Office 365
4 87 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 71 (1.58%) SaaS
6 58 (1.29%) G Suite
7 40 (0.89%) OpenShift
8 36 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (0.69%) Power Platform
10 24 (0.53%) PaaS
10 24 (0.53%) Serverless
11 23 (0.51%) GitHub
11 23 (0.51%) IaaS
12 20 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
13 19 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
14 17 (0.38%) AWS IoT
15 14 (0.31%) OneDrive
16 13 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
16 13 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 202 (4.49%) TCP/IP
2 153 (3.40%) Firewall
3 150 (3.33%) Internet
4 112 (2.49%) Wireless
5 74 (1.64%) Ethernet
6 73 (1.62%) Network Security
7 63 (1.40%) Bluetooth
7 63 (1.40%) RS-232
8 61 (1.35%) RS-485
9 57 (1.27%) DNS
10 55 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
11 54 (1.20%) LAN
12 41 (0.91%) DHCP
13 40 (0.89%) VoIP
13 40 (0.89%) VPN
14 38 (0.84%) WAN
15 36 (0.80%) HTTP
16 35 (0.78%) HTTPS
17 31 (0.69%) BGP
17 31 (0.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 267 (5.93%) Big Data
2 191 (4.24%) SQL Server
3 160 (3.55%) Hadoop
4 103 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
5 102 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 95 (2.11%) MySQL
7 59 (1.31%) Apache Hive
8 53 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 46 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 43 (0.95%) MongoDB
11 41 (0.91%) GIS
11 41 (0.91%) Impala
12 35 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (0.76%) SAP HANA
14 31 (0.69%) Power BI
15 29 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 29 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 24 (0.53%) RDBMS
17 22 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
18 21 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 460 (10.22%) Git (software)
2 352 (7.82%) JIRA
3 302 (6.71%) Jenkins
4 130 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 130 (2.89%) Bitbucket
4 130 (2.89%) Selenium
5 127 (2.82%) Visual Studio
6 108 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 98 (2.18%) Maven
8 94 (2.09%) Subversion
9 82 (1.82%) Bitbucket Server
10 81 (1.80%) git-flow
11 76 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
12 71 (1.58%) JUnit
13 70 (1.55%) SoapUI
14 68 (1.51%) Appium
15 63 (1.40%) Eclipse
16 60 (1.33%) JMeter
17 59 (1.31%) WATIR
18 54 (1.20%) Buildbot
General
1 645 (14.32%) Finance
2 393 (8.73%) Electronics
3 272 (6.04%) Banking
4 168 (3.73%) Public Sector
5 167 (3.71%) Automotive
5 167 (3.71%) Telecoms
6 165 (3.66%) Marketing
7 148 (3.29%) Retail
8 145 (3.22%) Military
9 123 (2.73%) Games
10 115 (2.55%) Aerospace
11 108 (2.40%) Manufacturing
12 47 (1.04%) Legal
13 45 (1.00%) Law
14 35 (0.78%) Local Government
15 34 (0.76%) Front Office
16 28 (0.62%) Police
17 27 (0.60%) Avionics
18 23 (0.51%) Financial Institution
19 21 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,057 (23.47%) Software Engineer
2 784 (17.41%) Developer
3 531 (11.79%) Embedded Engineer
4 422 (9.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 369 (8.19%) Consultant
6 282 (6.26%) Analyst
7 270 (6.00%) Architect
8 269 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 269 (5.97%) Software Developer
9 202 (4.49%) C++ Software Engineer
10 164 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
11 154 (3.42%) C Software Engineer
12 140 (3.11%) Junior
13 133 (2.95%) C++ Developer
14 123 (2.73%) C# Developer
15 111 (2.47%) Embedded C Engineer
16 108 (2.40%) C/C++ Software Engineer
17 107 (2.38%) Java Developer
18 106 (2.35%) Embedded C Software Engineer
19 104 (2.31%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (8.86%) .NET
2 263 (5.84%) HTML
3 229 (5.09%) Spring
4 207 (4.60%) CSS
5 182 (4.04%) Web Services
6 178 (3.95%) ASP.NET
7 170 (3.78%) AngularJS
8 155 (3.44%) Node.js
9 121 (2.69%) REST
10 114 (2.53%) XML
11 110 (2.44%) Kafka
12 106 (2.35%) React
13 94 (2.09%) SOAP
14 91 (2.02%) Vulkan
15 83 (1.84%) RESTful
16 80 (1.78%) Ajax
17 73 (1.62%) HTML5
18 72 (1.60%) Vue.js
19 69 (1.53%) OpenGL
20 66 (1.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 554 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 344 (7.64%) Algorithms
3 308 (6.84%) Embedded Systems
4 214 (4.75%) Management Information System
5 184 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
6 129 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 124 (2.75%) Smartphone
8 96 (2.13%) Robotics
9 94 (2.09%) Device Driver
10 93 (2.07%) VHDL
11 84 (1.87%) Mobile App
12 80 (1.78%) Internet of Things
13 79 (1.75%) User Experience
14 64 (1.42%) Data Centre
15 60 (1.33%) Virtual Team
16 53 (1.18%) Data Structures
17 52 (1.15%) Public Cloud
18 49 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
19 45 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
20 41 (0.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 1,125 (24.98%) Linux
2 497 (11.04%) Windows
3 287 (6.37%) Android
4 203 (4.51%) Unix
5 134 (2.98%) Apple iOS
6 96 (2.13%) Windows Server
7 94 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 89 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
9 85 (1.89%) CentOS
10 57 (1.27%) Windows 10
11 56 (1.24%) Ubuntu
12 46 (1.02%) FreeRTOS
13 40 (0.89%) Tizen
14 34 (0.76%) Windows 7
15 26 (0.58%) SUSE
15 26 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (0.51%) Debian
17 21 (0.47%) AIX
18 20 (0.44%) VxWorks
19 19 (0.42%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,646 (36.55%) Software Engineering
2 1,312 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
3 574 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
4 542 (12.04%) Computer Science
5 529 (11.75%) Mathematics
6 526 (11.68%) Scrum
7 500 (11.10%) DevOps
8 386 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
9 375 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 372 (8.26%) Test Automation
11 355 (7.88%) Project Management
12 346 (7.68%) SDLC
13 333 (7.40%) Mentoring
13 333 (7.40%) OO
14 292 (6.48%) Open Source
15 283 (6.28%) TDD
16 279 (6.20%) Analytics
17 269 (5.97%) ITIL
18 249 (5.53%) Machine Learning
19 244 (5.42%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,902 (42.24%) C++
2 1,234 (27.40%) Python
3 1,023 (22.72%) Java
4 726 (16.12%) C#
5 581 (12.90%) SQL
6 448 (9.95%) JavaScript
7 335 (7.44%) Embedded C
8 198 (4.40%) Scala
9 196 (4.35%) R
10 194 (4.31%) Bash Shell
11 177 (3.93%) MATLAB
12 157 (3.49%) Perl
13 154 (3.42%) Embedded C++
14 142 (3.15%) PHP
15 141 (3.13%) Ruby
16 131 (2.91%) PowerShell
17 110 (2.44%) Go
18 96 (2.13%) Assembly Language
19 75 (1.67%) VB
20 72 (1.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,271 (28.23%) Degree
2 723 (16.06%) Security Cleared
3 469 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 351 (7.79%) DV Cleared
5 172 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
6 124 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
7 95 (2.11%) CCNA
8 81 (1.80%) PhD
9 76 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 70 (1.55%) CISSP
11 48 (1.07%) DBS Check
12 47 (1.04%) CCNP
13 44 (0.98%) CompTIA Security+
13 44 (0.98%) PMI Certification
14 41 (0.91%) ISTQB
15 40 (0.89%) PMP
16 39 (0.87%) MCSE
17 38 (0.84%) SANS
18 36 (0.80%) Master's Degree
19 35 (0.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (3.82%) QA
2 87 (1.93%) SLA
3 59 (1.31%) PMO
4 42 (0.93%) GDPR
5 36 (0.80%) JSP 440
6 30 (0.67%) IEC 61508
7 28 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 26 (0.58%) HMG Infosec
8 26 (0.58%) ISO 26262
8 26 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 26 (0.58%) MISRA
9 23 (0.51%) JTAG
10 22 (0.49%) Def Stans
11 18 (0.40%) IEC 61131
12 16 (0.36%) DO-254
12 16 (0.36%) IFRS
12 16 (0.36%) IFRS 9
13 15 (0.33%) MISRA C
14 14 (0.31%) DO-178B
15 12 (0.27%) MiFID
System Software
1 328 (7.28%) Firmware
2 238 (5.29%) Docker
3 116 (2.58%) Active Directory
4 91 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (1.07%) Hyper-V
6 40 (0.89%) Apache Flume
7 37 (0.82%) vSphere
8 30 (0.67%) NFS
9 29 (0.64%) VirtualBox
10 28 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
11 23 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.29%) VMware NSX
13 12 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.24%) Samba
14 11 (0.24%) Xen
15 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.11%) XenApp
17 4 (0.089%) HDFS
18 3 (0.067%) Ceph
18 3 (0.067%) LXC
Systems Management
1 141 (3.13%) Ansible
2 130 (2.89%) Kubernetes
3 78 (1.73%) Puppet
4 66 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (1.09%) Terraform
6 39 (0.87%) Oozie
7 33 (0.73%) SCCM
8 32 (0.71%) HP ALM
9 31 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
10 27 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
11 26 (0.58%) Nagios
12 17 (0.38%) SCOM
12 17 (0.38%) SELinux
13 14 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
13 14 (0.31%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
15 10 (0.22%) OpenNMS
15 10 (0.22%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.20%) Salt
17 8 (0.18%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 404 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 214 (4.75%) Oracle
3 208 (4.62%) Google
4 157 (3.49%) SAP
5 126 (2.80%) Cisco
6 121 (2.69%) VMware
7 74 (1.64%) Atlassian
8 69 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 64 (1.42%) QNX
10 63 (1.40%) HP
11 56 (1.24%) Sparx
12 54 (1.20%) EMC
12 54 (1.20%) Splunk
13 45 (1.00%) Adobe
13 45 (1.00%) BiZZdesign
14 44 (0.98%) Apple
15 43 (0.95%) Xilinx
16 41 (0.91%) Tableau
17 33 (0.73%) Juniper
18 30 (0.67%) Citrix