Period
to 25 April 2018

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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 97 99
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +19
Permanent jobs citing C 5,465 4,899 5,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.30% 3.06% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 5.58% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,075 3,938 4,599
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,950
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 93,322 87,736 100,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.35% 54.73% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 78,894 75,661 88,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 25 April 2018.

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 25 April 2018. 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 +2 1,457 £60,000 -4.00% 282
South East -4 1,252 £47,500 +5.56% 277
East of England +22 1,090 £50,000 +5.26% 217
South West -4 720 £45,000 +7.14% 167
North of England -8 591 £42,500 +2.41% 165
North West -7 352 £45,000 +20.00% 92
Midlands -19 335 £46,500 +16.25% 147
West Midlands +17 267 £47,500 +18.75% 111
Yorkshire -32 180 £41,000 -3.53% 48
East Midlands -64 68 £42,500 +6.25% 36
North East +1 59 £40,750 -9.44% 25
C
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 2,652 (48.53%) C++
2 1,994 (36.49%) Software Engineering
3 1,702 (31.14%) Python
4 1,624 (29.72%) Linux
5 1,458 (26.68%) Degree
6 1,424 (26.06%) Java
7 1,266 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
8 1,030 (18.85%) SQL
9 1,029 (18.83%) C#
10 941 (17.22%) Computer Science
11 877 (16.05%) Security Cleared
12 783 (14.33%) Finance
13 777 (14.22%) Windows
13 777 (14.22%) Mathematics
14 687 (12.57%) Microsoft
15 661 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
16 575 (10.52%) JavaScript
17 559 (10.23%) Embedded C
18 536 (9.81%) Scrum
19 504 (9.22%) .NET
20 485 (8.87%) Algorithms
21 476 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
22 475 (8.69%) Git (software)
23 474 (8.67%) TDD
24 429 (7.85%) SC Cleared
25 424 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
26 420 (7.69%) Test Automation
27 418 (7.65%) DV Cleared
28 410 (7.50%) Machine Learning
29 407 (7.45%) SDLC

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
1 107 (1.96%) Apache Spark
2 104 (1.90%) Confluence
3 52 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 51 (0.93%) Apache
4 51 (0.93%) IIS
5 46 (0.84%) SAS
6 42 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 41 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 40 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 40 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 37 (0.68%) CMS
10 33 (0.60%) Skype for Business
11 31 (0.57%) JBoss
12 30 (0.55%) Apache Pig
13 27 (0.49%) Ethereum
14 26 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 23 (0.42%) OpenStack
16 19 (0.35%) nginx
17 17 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
18 12 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 154 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 130 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.64%) Simulink
5 27 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 24 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.31%) SPSS
8 11 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.16%) Mathematica
9 9 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 8 (0.15%) OrCAD
11 6 (0.11%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.073%) Stateflow
13 4 (0.073%) Weka
14 3 (0.055%) Chatbot
14 3 (0.055%) InDesign
14 3 (0.055%) TargetLink
15 2 (0.037%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 328 (6.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 24 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.22%) Elite 3E
5 11 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.16%) LabWindows
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.091%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 4 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.073%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.055%) LatentZero
10 3 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.055%) Ripple
10 3 (0.055%) Sage 1000
10 3 (0.055%) Sage 500
10 3 (0.055%) Teamcenter
10 3 (0.055%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.037%) Maximo
11 2 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 204 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 151 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (1.54%) Office 365
4 81 (1.48%) SaaS
5 63 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
6 41 (0.75%) GitHub
7 38 (0.70%) OpenShift
8 32 (0.59%) PaaS
9 26 (0.48%) IaaS
10 25 (0.46%) Slack
11 24 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
12 23 (0.42%) G Suite
13 18 (0.33%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
14 8 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
15 7 (0.13%) Force.com
16 6 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 6 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
17 5 (0.091%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 219 (4.01%) Wireless
2 200 (3.66%) TCP/IP
3 181 (3.31%) Firewall
4 118 (2.16%) Internet
5 108 (1.98%) Ethernet
6 95 (1.74%) Network Security
7 93 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
8 86 (1.57%) Bluetooth
9 83 (1.52%) HTTP
10 63 (1.15%) DNS
11 61 (1.12%) WAN
12 56 (1.02%) VPN
13 50 (0.91%) ZigBee
14 48 (0.88%) LAN
15 45 (0.82%) 3GPP
16 40 (0.73%) VoIP
17 39 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
17 39 (0.71%) IPsec
18 37 (0.68%) MPLS
19 36 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 240 (4.39%) Big Data
3 154 (2.82%) MySQL
4 140 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 137 (2.51%) NoSQL
6 121 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 96 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 67 (1.23%) Apache Hive
9 54 (0.99%) Blockchain
10 53 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
11 51 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
12 48 (0.88%) GIS
12 48 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 44 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 42 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 38 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 37 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
17 35 (0.64%) Oracle Database
18 27 (0.49%) Data Mining
18 27 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 475 (8.69%) Git (software)
2 296 (5.42%) JIRA
3 247 (4.52%) Jenkins
4 190 (3.48%) Subversion
5 187 (3.42%) Selenium
6 158 (2.89%) Visual Studio
7 114 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 101 (1.85%) Cucumber
9 71 (1.30%) JMeter
10 59 (1.08%) JUnit
11 56 (1.02%) Bitbucket
12 52 (0.95%) SoapUI
13 48 (0.88%) Buildbot
13 48 (0.88%) Ranorex
14 46 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 44 (0.81%) WATIR
16 41 (0.75%) LabVIEW
17 38 (0.70%) Appium
18 35 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
19 30 (0.55%) Gatling
General
1 783 (14.33%) Finance
2 391 (7.15%) Electronics
3 374 (6.84%) Retail
4 224 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 188 (3.44%) Advertising
6 181 (3.31%) Manufacturing
7 164 (3.00%) Banking
8 150 (2.74%) Games
9 149 (2.73%) Marketing
10 107 (1.96%) Automotive
11 87 (1.59%) Aerospace
12 80 (1.46%) Legal
13 79 (1.45%) Military
14 65 (1.19%) Front Office
15 51 (0.93%) Financial Institution
16 50 (0.91%) Law
17 47 (0.86%) Investment Banking
18 36 (0.66%) Multimedia
19 30 (0.55%) Billing
20 27 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,398 (25.58%) Software Engineer
2 1,317 (24.10%) Developer
3 705 (12.90%) Embedded Engineer
4 533 (9.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 489 (8.95%) C++ Software Engineer
6 372 (6.81%) Software Developer
7 346 (6.33%) C Software Engineer
8 336 (6.15%) Consultant
9 288 (5.27%) Senior Software Engineer
10 280 (5.12%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 256 (4.68%) C++ Developer
12 241 (4.41%) Embedded C Engineer
13 238 (4.35%) Analyst
14 236 (4.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
15 220 (4.03%) Graduate
16 207 (3.79%) Senior Developer
17 202 (3.70%) Java Developer
17 202 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
18 195 (3.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
19 193 (3.53%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (9.22%) .NET
2 334 (6.11%) HTML
3 258 (4.72%) CSS
4 234 (4.28%) AngularJS
5 221 (4.04%) Web Services
6 163 (2.98%) ASP.NET
7 161 (2.95%) jQuery
7 161 (2.95%) Node.js
8 150 (2.74%) XML
9 135 (2.47%) TensorFlow
10 131 (2.40%) HTML5
11 128 (2.34%) REST
12 119 (2.18%) Spring
13 106 (1.94%) React
14 105 (1.92%) Natural Language Processing
15 103 (1.88%) .NET Framework
16 99 (1.81%) STL
17 97 (1.77%) OpenGL
18 83 (1.52%) Java EE
19 81 (1.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 941 (17.22%) Computer Science
2 485 (8.87%) Algorithms
3 476 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 288 (5.27%) Embedded Systems
5 240 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
6 148 (2.71%) Management Information System
7 131 (2.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 129 (2.36%) User Experience
9 118 (2.16%) Device Driver
10 113 (2.07%) Greenfield Project
11 84 (1.54%) Robotics
12 80 (1.46%) Fintech
13 79 (1.45%) Mobile App
14 76 (1.39%) VHDL
15 64 (1.17%) Data Centre
16 58 (1.06%) ASIC
17 54 (0.99%) CUDA
17 54 (0.99%) Verilog
18 47 (0.86%) Virtual Team
19 45 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,624 (29.72%) Linux
2 777 (14.22%) Windows
3 345 (6.31%) Unix
4 231 (4.23%) Embedded Linux
5 226 (4.14%) Android
6 112 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 75 (1.37%) Windows Server
8 63 (1.15%) Windows 7
9 55 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (0.95%) Mac OS X
11 46 (0.84%) FreeRTOS
12 41 (0.75%) CentOS
12 41 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (0.71%) Windows 10
14 33 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (0.55%) Solaris
16 26 (0.48%) Nucleus RTOS
17 25 (0.46%) Windows Phone
18 24 (0.44%) Mac OS
19 23 (0.42%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,994 (36.49%) Software Engineering
2 1,266 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 777 (14.22%) Mathematics
4 661 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
5 536 (9.81%) Scrum
6 474 (8.67%) TDD
7 424 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
8 420 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 410 (7.50%) Machine Learning
10 407 (7.45%) SDLC
11 371 (6.79%) OO
12 357 (6.53%) Multithreading
13 354 (6.48%) Project Management
14 322 (5.89%) DevOps
15 307 (5.62%) Physics
16 254 (4.65%) Mentoring
17 239 (4.37%) Artificial Intelligence
17 239 (4.37%) Cybersecurity
18 232 (4.25%) Open Source
19 229 (4.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2,652 (48.53%) C++
2 1,702 (31.14%) Python
3 1,424 (26.06%) Java
4 1,030 (18.85%) SQL
5 1,029 (18.83%) C#
6 575 (10.52%) JavaScript
7 559 (10.23%) Embedded C
8 329 (6.02%) Embedded C++
9 294 (5.38%) Ruby
10 285 (5.22%) Perl
11 270 (4.94%) MATLAB
12 258 (4.72%) Bash Shell
13 236 (4.32%) PHP
14 184 (3.37%) Scala
15 135 (2.47%) R
16 106 (1.94%) PowerShell
17 98 (1.79%) Go
18 86 (1.57%) Objective-C
19 85 (1.56%) Assembly Language
20 78 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,458 (26.68%) Degree
2 877 (16.05%) Security Cleared
3 429 (7.85%) SC Cleared
4 418 (7.65%) DV Cleared
5 280 (5.12%) PhD
6 255 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 83 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 81 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
8 81 (1.48%) CISSP
8 81 (1.48%) Master's Degree
9 68 (1.24%) Numerate Degree
10 54 (0.99%) CCNA
11 49 (0.90%) GIAC
12 38 (0.70%) MCSE
12 38 (0.70%) SANS
13 37 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
14 34 (0.62%) A+ Certification
15 33 (0.60%) CCNP
16 31 (0.57%) GCIH
17 30 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (4.12%) QA
2 66 (1.21%) SLA
3 64 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (0.99%) MISRA
5 42 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 39 (0.71%) GDPR
7 38 (0.70%) PMO
8 27 (0.49%) Data Quality
9 23 (0.42%) PCI DSS
10 22 (0.40%) ISO 26262
11 20 (0.37%) MISRA C
12 19 (0.35%) Def Stans
12 19 (0.35%) DO-178B
13 16 (0.29%) IEC 61508
13 16 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 14 (0.26%) ISO 13485
14 14 (0.26%) RMADS
15 13 (0.24%) COBIT
15 13 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 13 (0.24%) JTAG
System Software
1 314 (5.75%) Firmware
2 145 (2.65%) Docker
3 123 (2.25%) Active Directory
4 85 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 66 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (0.82%) Hyper-V
7 31 (0.57%) vSphere
8 22 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.33%) HDFS
10 17 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 11 (0.20%) NFS
12 9 (0.16%) Samba
12 9 (0.16%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.11%) iptables
13 6 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
14 5 (0.091%) Kamailio
14 5 (0.091%) Xen
15 4 (0.073%) KVM
15 4 (0.073%) Snort
16 3 (0.055%) Squid
Systems Management
1 106 (1.94%) Puppet
2 69 (1.26%) Ansible
3 68 (1.24%) Kubernetes
4 54 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (0.60%) Nagios
6 29 (0.53%) Nessus
7 28 (0.51%) Kibana
8 24 (0.44%) CSIRT
9 22 (0.40%) QRadar
10 18 (0.33%) Prometheus
11 15 (0.27%) WSUS
12 14 (0.26%) Terraform
13 13 (0.24%) HAProxy
13 13 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (0.22%) HP ALM
14 12 (0.22%) vCenter Server
15 11 (0.20%) Icinga
16 10 (0.18%) Salt
16 10 (0.18%) SmoothWall
17 8 (0.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 687 (12.57%) Microsoft
2 285 (5.22%) Oracle
3 125 (2.29%) VMware
4 116 (2.12%) WorldPay
5 115 (2.10%) Cisco
6 111 (2.03%) Google
7 72 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 69 (1.26%) HP
9 64 (1.17%) Atlassian
10 62 (1.13%) Dell
11 49 (0.90%) EMC
12 45 (0.82%) SAP
13 44 (0.81%) IBM
14 41 (0.75%) Apple
15 37 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
16 30 (0.55%) Juniper
16 30 (0.55%) Xerox
17 28 (0.51%) Atmel
18 26 (0.48%) Adobe
19 25 (0.46%) NetApp