Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +12
Permanent jobs citing C 5412 5408 6303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.23% 3.02% 3.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.82% 5.70% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4346 4253 5011
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,857 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 92912 94931 107205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.40% 52.97% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 82577 92532
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
London -30 1481 £60,000 -7.69% 84
South East -2 1367 £47,500 - 40
East of England +30 953 £50,000 +17.65% 72
South West -10 563 £43,500 +1.16% 38
Midlands +46 544 £40,000 - 13
North of England -1 493 £42,500 +6.25% 34
West Midlands +61 394 £40,000 +5.96% 8
North West +35 320 £45,000 +12.50% 21
East Midlands +25 150 £40,000 -2.44% 4
Yorkshire -50 126 £40,000 - 11
North East +12 47 £40,000 +26.98% 2
C
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for C.

1 2742 (50.67%) C++
2 1853 (34.24%) Software Engineering
3 1794 (33.15%) Linux
4 1692 (31.26%) Degree
5 1590 (29.38%) Java
6 1373 (25.37%) Python
7 1252 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1073 (19.83%) Computer Science
9 1040 (19.22%) C#
10 991 (18.31%) SQL
11 853 (15.76%) Finance
12 812 (15.00%) Windows
13 786 (14.52%) Security Cleared
14 660 (12.20%) JavaScript
15 600 (11.09%) Mathematics
16 550 (10.16%) Microsoft
17 536 (9.90%) Embedded C
18 532 (9.83%) HTML
19 531 (9.81%) .NET
20 525 (9.70%) Electronics
21 502 (9.28%) Scrum
22 477 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
23 460 (8.50%) Test Automation
24 434 (8.02%) OO
25 432 (7.98%) Algorithms
26 427 (7.89%) CSS
27 419 (7.74%) DV Cleared
28 410 (7.58%) Git (software)
28 410 (7.58%) Unix
29 396 (7.32%) SC 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
1 120 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 89 (1.64%) Confluence
3 60 (1.11%) Apache
3 60 (1.11%) JBoss
4 55 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 52 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
6 50 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 48 (0.89%) IIS
8 44 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 41 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 39 (0.72%) Ethereum
11 35 (0.65%) CMS
12 33 (0.61%) Hyperledger
13 30 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 29 (0.54%) OpenStack
14 29 (0.54%) SAS
15 27 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 23 (0.42%) nginx
17 22 (0.41%) Apache Pig
17 22 (0.41%) eris
Applications
1 140 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 100 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (1.24%) Simulink
4 46 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
9 13 (0.24%) SPSS
10 11 (0.20%) MS Visio
11 10 (0.18%) Doxygen
12 9 (0.17%) Mathematica
13 8 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
14 7 (0.13%) Stateflow
15 5 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 5 (0.092%) InDesign
15 5 (0.092%) OrCAD
16 4 (0.074%) InfoPath
16 4 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
17 3 (0.055%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 171 (3.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 18 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.30%) Teamcenter
4 14 (0.26%) LabWindows
4 14 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 14 (0.26%) Summit
5 12 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 6 (0.11%) ION MarketView
9 6 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 6 (0.11%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.092%) HiPortfolio
10 5 (0.092%) MultiFonds
10 5 (0.092%) PORTIA
10 5 (0.092%) SimCorp Dimension
10 5 (0.092%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 250 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 147 (2.72%) SaaS
4 78 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
5 72 (1.33%) GitHub
6 69 (1.27%) Office 365
7 39 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
8 37 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 33 (0.61%) OpenShift
10 21 (0.39%) Google Play
11 18 (0.33%) Amazon S3
11 18 (0.33%) G Suite
12 15 (0.28%) Slack
13 14 (0.26%) IaaS
14 13 (0.24%) PaaS
15 10 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
15 10 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
16 9 (0.17%) Serverless
17 8 (0.15%) npm
18 7 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 297 (5.49%) Wireless
2 270 (4.99%) TCP/IP
3 196 (3.62%) Ethernet
4 178 (3.29%) Firewall
5 127 (2.35%) Bluetooth
6 123 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
7 104 (1.92%) HTTP
8 103 (1.90%) Internet
9 93 (1.72%) VPN
10 89 (1.64%) WAN
11 71 (1.31%) Network Security
12 70 (1.29%) LAN
13 62 (1.15%) VoIP
14 61 (1.13%) DNS
15 58 (1.07%) InfiniBand
16 51 (0.94%) SSL
17 48 (0.89%) DHCP
18 46 (0.85%) ZigBee
19 40 (0.74%) 4G
20 39 (0.72%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 257 (4.75%) MySQL
3 242 (4.47%) Big Data
4 222 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 174 (3.22%) NoSQL
6 169 (3.12%) Hadoop
7 89 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 81 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 71 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
10 68 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 61 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 55 (1.02%) Blockchain
12 55 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 55 (1.02%) MongoDB
13 51 (0.94%) Apache Hive
14 48 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 47 (0.87%) Data Mining
16 32 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 32 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 30 (0.55%) GIS
Development Applications
1 410 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 252 (4.66%) Jenkins
3 238 (4.40%) JIRA
4 207 (3.82%) Subversion
5 203 (3.75%) Visual Studio
6 164 (3.03%) Selenium
7 107 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 85 (1.57%) JUnit
9 84 (1.55%) Cucumber
10 67 (1.24%) Rational DOORS
11 63 (1.16%) Eclipse
12 49 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
12 49 (0.91%) Xcode
13 47 (0.87%) JMeter
14 42 (0.78%) SoapUI
15 37 (0.68%) Android Studio
15 37 (0.68%) ProC
16 36 (0.67%) LabVIEW
17 34 (0.63%) Bitbucket
18 31 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 853 (15.76%) Finance
2 525 (9.70%) Electronics
3 356 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 279 (5.16%) Banking
5 236 (4.36%) Retail
6 188 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 173 (3.20%) Automotive
8 169 (3.12%) Marketing
9 129 (2.38%) Advertising
10 122 (2.25%) Investment Banking
11 111 (2.05%) Aerospace
12 99 (1.83%) Games
13 86 (1.59%) Military
14 77 (1.42%) Retail Banking
15 52 (0.96%) Front Office
15 52 (0.96%) Legal
16 44 (0.81%) Publishing
17 39 (0.72%) Multimedia
18 36 (0.67%) Law
19 32 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1525 (28.18%) Developer
2 1362 (25.17%) Software Engineer
3 662 (12.23%) Embedded Engineer
4 485 (8.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 475 (8.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 420 (7.76%) Software Developer
7 392 (7.24%) C Software Engineer
8 378 (6.98%) C++ Developer
9 327 (6.04%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 276 (5.10%) Consultant
11 260 (4.80%) Graduate
12 256 (4.73%) Senior Software Engineer
13 244 (4.51%) Embedded C Engineer
14 240 (4.43%) Analyst
15 231 (4.27%) C Developer
16 216 (3.99%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 214 (3.95%) Java Developer
18 205 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
19 194 (3.58%) C++ Software Developer
20 192 (3.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (9.83%) HTML
2 531 (9.81%) .NET
3 427 (7.89%) CSS
4 263 (4.86%) XML
5 251 (4.64%) Web Services
6 231 (4.27%) jQuery
7 221 (4.08%) AngularJS
8 212 (3.92%) REST
9 190 (3.51%) HTML5
10 180 (3.33%) ASP.NET
11 163 (3.01%) Node.js
12 131 (2.42%) Spring
13 130 (2.40%) JSON
14 128 (2.37%) CSS3
15 110 (2.03%) .NET Framework
16 109 (2.01%) SOAP
17 104 (1.92%) RESTful
18 89 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 86 (1.59%) Java EE
20 82 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1073 (19.83%) Computer Science
2 477 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 432 (7.98%) Algorithms
4 271 (5.01%) Embedded Systems
5 168 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 164 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 146 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 135 (2.49%) User Experience
9 121 (2.24%) Data Structures
10 120 (2.22%) Derivative
11 104 (1.92%) VHDL
12 98 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
13 94 (1.74%) Device Driver
14 91 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 78 (1.44%) Equities
16 76 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
17 73 (1.35%) Robotics
18 69 (1.27%) Client/Server
19 68 (1.26%) Fintech
20 64 (1.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1794 (33.15%) Linux
2 812 (15.00%) Windows
3 410 (7.58%) Unix
4 282 (5.21%) Android
5 197 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
6 194 (3.58%) Apple iOS
7 81 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 70 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (1.00%) VxWorks
10 54 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 53 (0.98%) Windows 7
12 45 (0.83%) Windows 10
13 42 (0.78%) AIX
14 41 (0.76%) CentOS
15 28 (0.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 26 (0.48%) Solaris
17 23 (0.42%) Mac OS X
18 19 (0.35%) Mac OS
19 13 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1853 (34.24%) Software Engineering
2 1252 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
3 600 (11.09%) Mathematics
4 502 (9.28%) Scrum
5 460 (8.50%) Test Automation
6 434 (8.02%) OO
7 380 (7.02%) SDLC
8 343 (6.34%) Project Management
9 340 (6.28%) Mentoring
10 319 (5.89%) DevOps
11 317 (5.86%) TDD
12 314 (5.80%) Multithreading
13 307 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
14 306 (5.65%) Machine Learning
15 303 (5.60%) Open Source
16 285 (5.27%) Physics
17 215 (3.97%) Web Development
18 210 (3.88%) Analytics
19 204 (3.77%) Unit Testing
19 204 (3.77%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2742 (50.67%) C++
2 1590 (29.38%) Java
3 1373 (25.37%) Python
4 1040 (19.22%) C#
5 991 (18.31%) SQL
6 660 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 536 (9.90%) Embedded C
8 358 (6.61%) Perl
9 291 (5.38%) MATLAB
10 284 (5.25%) Embedded C++
11 267 (4.93%) Bash Shell
12 253 (4.67%) Ruby
13 245 (4.53%) PHP
14 130 (2.40%) Objective-C
14 130 (2.40%) Shell Script
15 129 (2.38%) Scala
16 118 (2.18%) Go
17 115 (2.12%) PowerShell
18 111 (2.05%) Assembly Language
19 98 (1.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1692 (31.26%) Degree
2 786 (14.52%) Security Cleared
3 419 (7.74%) DV Cleared
4 396 (7.32%) SC Cleared
5 328 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 204 (3.77%) PhD
7 112 (2.07%) Master's Degree
8 89 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
9 74 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
10 73 (1.35%) CISSP
11 60 (1.11%) HND
12 55 (1.02%) CCNA
13 52 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 47 (0.87%) ISTQB
15 39 (0.72%) SANS
16 33 (0.61%) CCNP
17 32 (0.59%) ISEB
18 31 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
18 31 (0.57%) MCSE
18 31 (0.57%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (5.54%) QA
2 73 (1.35%) MISRA
3 61 (1.13%) SLA
4 59 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 46 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.72%) MISRA C
8 31 (0.57%) GDPR
9 30 (0.55%) PMO
10 29 (0.54%) DO-178B
11 27 (0.50%) ISO 26262
12 19 (0.35%) Data Quality
13 18 (0.33%) Def Stans
13 18 (0.33%) DO-254
13 18 (0.33%) IEC 61508
14 16 (0.30%) ISO 13485
14 16 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 14 (0.26%) COBIT
15 14 (0.26%) ECSS
15 14 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 314 (5.80%) Firmware
2 122 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (2.20%) Docker
4 103 (1.90%) Active Directory
5 51 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 44 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
7 42 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (0.50%) NFS
9 25 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (0.35%) vSphere
11 14 (0.26%) Apache Flume
12 13 (0.24%) HDFS
12 13 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (0.20%) Samba
13 11 (0.20%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.15%) XenApp
15 7 (0.13%) Snort
15 7 (0.13%) Xen
16 4 (0.074%) iptables
Systems Management
1 113 (2.09%) Puppet
2 89 (1.64%) Ansible
3 67 (1.24%) Kubernetes
4 57 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (0.87%) Nagios
6 24 (0.44%) Nessus
7 23 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
8 22 (0.41%) Kibana
9 20 (0.37%) vCenter Server
10 18 (0.33%) SCCM
11 16 (0.30%) Cacti
12 15 (0.28%) Nmap
13 14 (0.26%) Cobbler
13 14 (0.26%) SCOM
14 12 (0.22%) vMotion
15 11 (0.20%) Prometheus
15 11 (0.20%) Salt
16 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
17 9 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
18 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 550 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 308 (5.69%) Oracle
3 188 (3.47%) VMware
4 142 (2.62%) Google
5 113 (2.09%) Cisco
6 89 (1.64%) Red Hat
7 84 (1.55%) SAP
8 77 (1.42%) EMC
9 72 (1.33%) HP
10 71 (1.31%) Atlassian
11 48 (0.89%) IBM
12 47 (0.87%) Sun
13 45 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
14 42 (0.78%) Apple
15 38 (0.70%) Dell
16 36 (0.67%) Citrix
17 35 (0.65%) Perforce
18 34 (0.63%) NetApp
18 34 (0.63%) Splunk
19 32 (0.59%) SolarWinds