Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 98 96
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing C 4,726 5,499 4,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.43% 3.31% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.30% 5.87% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,373 4,103 3,951
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 74,977 93,705 88,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.47% 56.38% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 61,967 79,206 76,054
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +19 1,375 £65,000 +8.33% 121
South East +24 1,304 £47,500 - 140
South West +9 808 £46,750 +3.89% 107
Midlands +71 446 £41,500 -10.75% 85
North of England -9 442 £45,000 +5.88% 93
East of England -39 340 £50,000 - 163
West Midlands +25 296 £41,500 -12.63% 64
North West -20 234 £45,000 - 65
Yorkshire +18 174 £45,000 +9.76% 15
East Midlands +91 150 £41,000 -8.89% 21
North East +3 36 £45,000 +8.43% 13
C
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2,269 (48.01%) C++
2 1,941 (41.07%) Software Engineering
3 1,418 (30.00%) Java
4 1,370 (28.99%) Python
5 1,349 (28.54%) Degree
6 1,325 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
7 1,151 (24.35%) Linux
8 1,070 (22.64%) C#
9 884 (18.71%) Security Cleared
10 711 (15.04%) SQL
11 673 (14.24%) JavaScript
12 672 (14.22%) Computer Science
13 616 (13.03%) Finance
14 601 (12.72%) SC Cleared
15 597 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
16 546 (11.55%) Mathematics
17 520 (11.00%) Windows
18 485 (10.26%) Microsoft
19 470 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
20 428 (9.06%) DevOps
21 424 (8.97%) TDD
22 415 (8.78%) Machine Learning
23 407 (8.61%) OO
24 396 (8.38%) Scrum
25 392 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
26 387 (8.19%) HTML
27 385 (8.15%) .NET
28 381 (8.06%) Embedded C
28 381 (8.06%) DV Cleared
29 380 (8.04%) Analytics

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
1 108 (2.29%) Apache
2 73 (1.54%) Apache Spark
3 70 (1.48%) Confluence
4 55 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 51 (1.08%) Tomcat
6 47 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 46 (0.97%) IIS
7 46 (0.97%) JBoss
8 45 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 42 (0.89%) MS Exchange
10 27 (0.57%) SAS
10 27 (0.57%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.44%) Apache Pig
12 19 (0.40%) nginx
13 17 (0.36%) Skype for Business
14 16 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.25%) CMS
16 10 (0.21%) OpenStack
17 9 (0.19%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 129 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 121 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 72 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 34 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.53%) Simulink
7 16 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 15 (0.32%) Fireworks
9 14 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
10 8 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.15%) GNU Octave
11 7 (0.15%) InVision
12 6 (0.13%) Stateflow
12 6 (0.13%) TargetLink
13 4 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.085%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.042%) LaTeX
14 2 (0.042%) Open Workbench
14 2 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.042%) Weka
Business Applications
1 36 (0.76%) SAP ERP
2 31 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 29 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 29 (0.61%) SAP CRM
4 25 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 20 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
7 18 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
8 13 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
8 13 (0.28%) R3 Corda
9 11 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
10 8 (0.17%) SAP GRC
11 7 (0.15%) Teamcenter
12 5 (0.11%) LatentZero
12 5 (0.11%) thinkFolio
13 4 (0.085%) Magento
13 4 (0.085%) Primavera
13 4 (0.085%) SAP GTS
14 3 (0.063%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 289 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 212 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 146 (3.09%) Office 365
4 108 (2.29%) SaaS
5 82 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 51 (1.08%) GitHub
7 49 (1.04%) G Suite
8 47 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (0.85%) IaaS
10 35 (0.74%) PaaS
10 35 (0.74%) Serverless
11 26 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
12 24 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (0.25%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
15 9 (0.19%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.17%) Slack
17 7 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
18 6 (0.13%) iTunes
19 5 (0.11%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 260 (5.50%) TCP/IP
2 175 (3.70%) Internet
3 156 (3.30%) Wireless
4 115 (2.43%) RS-485
5 103 (2.18%) Bluetooth
6 100 (2.12%) Firewall
7 99 (2.09%) Network Security
8 98 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
9 95 (2.01%) Modbus
10 63 (1.33%) Ethernet
11 50 (1.06%) LAN
12 48 (1.02%) DNS
13 47 (0.99%) GSM
13 47 (0.99%) VoIP
14 42 (0.89%) RS-232
14 42 (0.89%) Software-Defined Radio
14 42 (0.89%) WAN
15 37 (0.78%) HTTP
15 37 (0.78%) MQTT
16 29 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (4.57%) Big Data
2 211 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 143 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 141 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 93 (1.97%) MongoDB
6 89 (1.88%) MySQL
6 89 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
7 80 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 70 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 47 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (0.78%) GIS
11 33 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
11 33 (0.70%) Blockchain
12 32 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 30 (0.63%) Data Mining
14 28 (0.59%) SAP HANA
15 26 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
16 23 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
17 22 (0.47%) Apache Hive
18 20 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 379 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 318 (6.73%) Jenkins
3 294 (6.22%) JIRA
4 220 (4.66%) Visual Studio
5 192 (4.06%) Maven
6 140 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 120 (2.54%) Selenium
8 81 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 79 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
10 78 (1.65%) Subversion
11 77 (1.63%) Vagrant
12 73 (1.54%) SoapUI
13 68 (1.44%) Robot Framework
14 66 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
15 65 (1.38%) Eclipse
16 62 (1.31%) TeamCity
17 61 (1.29%) Bitbucket
18 60 (1.27%) GitLab
19 56 (1.18%) ProC
20 55 (1.16%) Appium
General
1 616 (13.03%) Finance
2 374 (7.91%) Electronics
3 220 (4.66%) Telecoms
4 215 (4.55%) Banking
5 194 (4.10%) Manufacturing
6 187 (3.96%) Marketing
7 180 (3.81%) Retail
8 168 (3.55%) Automotive
9 152 (3.22%) Military
10 108 (2.29%) Aerospace
11 79 (1.67%) Games
12 67 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 50 (1.06%) Law
14 48 (1.02%) Legal
15 39 (0.83%) Front Office
16 37 (0.78%) Publishing
17 32 (0.68%) Back Office
18 27 (0.57%) Local Government
19 26 (0.55%) Financial Institution
20 19 (0.40%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,325 (28.04%) Software Engineer
2 1,039 (21.98%) Developer
3 571 (12.08%) Embedded Engineer
4 501 (10.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 397 (8.40%) Software Developer
6 310 (6.56%) Analyst
7 272 (5.76%) C++ Software Engineer
8 257 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
9 236 (4.99%) Architect
10 209 (4.42%) Consultant
11 188 (3.98%) C# Developer
12 176 (3.72%) Junior
13 167 (3.53%) C++ Developer
14 148 (3.13%) Senior Developer
15 146 (3.09%) C Software Engineer
16 139 (2.94%) Graduate
16 139 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
17 134 (2.84%) Java Engineer
17 134 (2.84%) Linux Engineer
18 128 (2.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (8.19%) HTML
2 385 (8.15%) .NET
3 263 (5.56%) Spring
4 253 (5.35%) CSS
5 209 (4.42%) AngularJS
6 163 (3.45%) Web Services
7 155 (3.28%) ASP.NET
8 154 (3.26%) Node.js
9 153 (3.24%) HTML5
10 123 (2.60%) REST
11 117 (2.48%) TensorFlow
12 115 (2.43%) React
12 115 (2.43%) RESTful
13 110 (2.33%) XML
14 103 (2.18%) J2EE
15 89 (1.88%) Ajax
15 89 (1.88%) Django
15 89 (1.88%) SOAP
16 82 (1.74%) JSF
17 81 (1.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 470 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 345 (7.30%) Algorithms
3 282 (5.97%) Embedded Systems
4 211 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 172 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 163 (3.45%) Device Driver
7 151 (3.20%) Management Information System
8 128 (2.71%) VHDL
9 110 (2.33%) User Experience
10 105 (2.22%) Fintech
11 103 (2.18%) Internet of Things
12 97 (2.05%) CAN bus
13 87 (1.84%) Robotics
14 73 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
15 67 (1.42%) Data Centre
16 63 (1.33%) Mobile App
17 56 (1.18%) Data Structures
18 50 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
19 35 (0.74%) Social Media
20 33 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,151 (24.35%) Linux
2 520 (11.00%) Windows
3 331 (7.00%) Android
4 278 (5.88%) Unix
5 180 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 123 (2.60%) Windows Server
7 120 (2.54%) Embedded Linux
8 104 (2.20%) FreeRTOS
9 86 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 66 (1.40%) Windows 10
11 60 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 49 (1.04%) CentOS
13 47 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (0.80%) Mac OS X
15 35 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
16 28 (0.59%) Fedora
17 27 (0.57%) AIX
18 25 (0.53%) Debian
19 24 (0.51%) SUSE
20 22 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,941 (41.07%) Software Engineering
2 1,325 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
3 672 (14.22%) Computer Science
4 597 (12.63%) Problem-Solving
5 546 (11.55%) Mathematics
6 428 (9.06%) DevOps
7 424 (8.97%) TDD
8 415 (8.78%) Machine Learning
9 407 (8.61%) OO
10 396 (8.38%) Scrum
11 392 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
12 380 (8.04%) Analytics
13 376 (7.96%) Test Automation
14 347 (7.34%) SDLC
15 344 (7.28%) Project Management
16 342 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
17 312 (6.60%) Artificial Intelligence
18 306 (6.47%) Mentoring
19 254 (5.37%) Configuration Management
20 251 (5.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,269 (48.01%) C++
2 1,418 (30.00%) Java
3 1,370 (28.99%) Python
4 1,070 (22.64%) C#
5 711 (15.04%) SQL
6 673 (14.24%) JavaScript
7 381 (8.06%) Embedded C
8 220 (4.66%) Ruby
9 195 (4.13%) Bash Shell
10 189 (4.00%) Perl
11 186 (3.94%) Go
12 166 (3.51%) MATLAB
13 149 (3.15%) Embedded C++
13 149 (3.15%) PHP
14 147 (3.11%) Scala
15 118 (2.50%) PowerShell
16 108 (2.29%) Assembly Language
17 105 (2.22%) R
18 103 (2.18%) Shell Script
19 101 (2.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,349 (28.54%) Degree
2 884 (18.71%) Security Cleared
3 601 (12.72%) SC Cleared
4 381 (8.06%) DV Cleared
5 242 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 150 (3.17%) PhD
7 55 (1.16%) CISSP
8 54 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 52 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
10 48 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 43 (0.91%) ISTQB
12 39 (0.83%) Master's Degree
12 39 (0.83%) SANS
13 36 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (0.70%) CCNA
15 29 (0.61%) CEH
15 29 (0.61%) MCSE
16 28 (0.59%) CISA
17 27 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
18 26 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (4.17%) QA
2 81 (1.71%) SLA
3 56 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (0.80%) IEC 61508
5 34 (0.72%) JSP 440
6 30 (0.63%) PMO
7 25 (0.53%) DO-178B
8 24 (0.51%) Def Stans
8 24 (0.51%) GDPR
8 24 (0.51%) JTAG
9 23 (0.49%) MISRA
10 22 (0.47%) DO-254
11 17 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 13 (0.28%) MISRA C
13 12 (0.25%) RMADS
14 9 (0.19%) HMG Infosec
14 9 (0.19%) IFRS
14 9 (0.19%) IFRS 9
14 9 (0.19%) ISO 13485
14 9 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 307 (6.50%) Firmware
2 251 (5.31%) Docker
3 127 (2.69%) Active Directory
4 66 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 55 (1.16%) vSphere
6 47 (0.99%) VirtualBox
7 44 (0.93%) Hyper-V
8 33 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.40%) NFS
10 16 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (0.32%) XenDesktop
12 10 (0.21%) BitLocker
12 10 (0.21%) Samba
12 10 (0.21%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.15%) Snort
14 5 (0.11%) Apache Flume
14 5 (0.11%) KVM
14 5 (0.11%) XenApp
15 4 (0.085%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 172 (3.64%) Ansible
2 98 (2.07%) Puppet
3 97 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 85 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 51 (1.08%) HP ALM
6 42 (0.89%) Terraform
7 38 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
8 26 (0.55%) SELinux
9 24 (0.51%) SCCM
10 23 (0.49%) Nagios
11 19 (0.40%) SCOM
12 17 (0.36%) Salt
13 16 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 14 (0.30%) vCenter Server
15 13 (0.28%) Nexpose
16 12 (0.25%) QRadar
17 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
17 11 (0.23%) Nessus
18 10 (0.21%) PowerCLI
19 9 (0.19%) EnCase
Vendors
1 485 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 310 (6.56%) Oracle
3 145 (3.07%) Google
4 135 (2.86%) SAP
5 99 (2.09%) VMware
6 95 (2.01%) Cisco
7 90 (1.90%) HP
8 80 (1.69%) Red Hat
9 78 (1.65%) EMC
10 62 (1.31%) Atlassian
11 38 (0.80%) Samsung
12 35 (0.74%) NetApp
13 34 (0.72%) Xilinx
14 32 (0.68%) IBM
14 32 (0.68%) Splunk
15 30 (0.63%) Citrix
16 27 (0.57%) Adobe
17 21 (0.44%) Dynatrace
17 21 (0.44%) ServiceNow
18 19 (0.40%) Intel