Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 98 103
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +3
Permanent jobs citing C 5,511 5,202 5,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.39% 3.11% 2.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.03% 5.61% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,114 4,235 4,473
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

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 91,390 92,690 100,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.20% 55.44% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 76,450 78,213 88,042
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +23 1,608 £62,500 +4.17% 256
South East +3 1,340 £50,000 +11.11% 240
South West +3 877 £46,000 +9.52% 150
East of England +9 802 £50,000 - 196
North of England +8 555 £45,000 +5.88% 191
North West +14 331 £45,000 +7.14% 101
Midlands -35 311 £44,000 +10.00% 141
West Midlands -17 216 £47,500 +18.75% 103
Yorkshire -25 180 £42,500 - 60
East Midlands -33 95 £37,500 -6.25% 38
North East -2 44 £42,500 +21.43% 30
C
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 2,603 (47.23%) C++
2 1,955 (35.47%) Software Engineering
3 1,772 (32.15%) Python
4 1,533 (27.82%) Linux
5 1,481 (26.87%) Java
6 1,475 (26.76%) Degree
7 1,279 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
8 1,082 (19.63%) C#
9 1,017 (18.45%) Security Cleared
10 985 (17.87%) SQL
11 912 (16.55%) Finance
12 896 (16.26%) Computer Science
13 831 (15.08%) Windows
14 719 (13.05%) Mathematics
15 704 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
16 700 (12.70%) Microsoft
17 586 (10.63%) JavaScript
18 568 (10.31%) DV Cleared
19 536 (9.73%) Algorithms
20 526 (9.54%) Embedded C
21 514 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
22 500 (9.07%) Scrum
23 482 (8.75%) .NET
24 476 (8.64%) Git (software)
25 473 (8.58%) Machine Learning
26 443 (8.04%) SDLC
27 439 (7.97%) SC Cleared
28 430 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
29 428 (7.77%) Test Automation
30 425 (7.71%) TDD

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
1 119 (2.16%) Apache Spark
2 102 (1.85%) Confluence
3 93 (1.69%) Apache
4 69 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 61 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 47 (0.85%) Apache Pig
7 45 (0.82%) IIS
8 44 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 42 (0.76%) Ethereum
9 42 (0.76%) SAS
10 35 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 35 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 34 (0.62%) JBoss
12 32 (0.58%) MS Exchange
13 26 (0.47%) nginx
14 22 (0.40%) CMS
14 22 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 15 (0.27%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.24%) OpenStack
17 12 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 183 (3.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 180 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
3 60 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 37 (0.67%) Simulink
6 35 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.18%) SPSS
9 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.15%) Stateflow
10 7 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 7 (0.13%) TargetLink
11 6 (0.11%) OrCAD
12 4 (0.073%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.073%) Weka
13 3 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.054%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.054%) InVision
13 3 (0.054%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.036%) EViews
Business Applications
1 282 (5.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 37 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.24%) Ripple
4 12 (0.22%) Elite 3E
4 12 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.11%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.11%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.073%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.073%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.054%) LabWindows
8 3 (0.054%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.054%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.054%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.036%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.036%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 240 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 183 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (1.83%) Office 365
4 82 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 64 (1.16%) SaaS
6 59 (1.07%) GitHub
7 43 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
8 30 (0.54%) Slack
9 25 (0.45%) G Suite
10 24 (0.44%) IaaS
11 22 (0.40%) PaaS
12 14 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
13 11 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 10 (0.18%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
16 7 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 7 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (0.13%) Force.com
16 7 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 226 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 198 (3.59%) Firewall
3 157 (2.85%) Wireless
4 140 (2.54%) Ethernet
5 118 (2.14%) Internet
6 109 (1.98%) HTTP
7 102 (1.85%) Network Security
8 99 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
9 90 (1.63%) Bluetooth
10 72 (1.31%) SSL
11 61 (1.11%) LAN
12 60 (1.09%) RS-232
13 58 (1.05%) DNS
14 57 (1.03%) WAN
15 54 (0.98%) VPN
16 48 (0.87%) IPsec
17 47 (0.85%) SNMP
18 46 (0.83%) VoIP
19 40 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
20 39 (0.71%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 322 (5.84%) Big Data
3 172 (3.12%) Hadoop
4 152 (2.76%) MySQL
5 151 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 132 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 106 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 94 (1.71%) Apache Hive
9 90 (1.63%) Blockchain
10 71 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
11 62 (1.13%) RDBMS
12 58 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
13 43 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
14 41 (0.74%) GIS
15 40 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (0.71%) DB2
17 32 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
18 31 (0.56%) HBase
18 31 (0.56%) Oracle Database
19 30 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 476 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 286 (5.19%) JIRA
3 270 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 191 (3.47%) Selenium
5 188 (3.41%) Visual Studio
6 187 (3.39%) Subversion
7 147 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 88 (1.60%) Cucumber
9 80 (1.45%) Bitbucket
10 67 (1.22%) JUnit
11 66 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 60 (1.09%) JMeter
13 56 (1.02%) Maven
14 54 (0.98%) SoapUI
15 53 (0.96%) TeamCity
16 50 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
17 49 (0.89%) Eclipse
18 39 (0.71%) LabVIEW
19 36 (0.65%) Ranorex
20 35 (0.64%) Robot Framework
General
1 912 (16.55%) Finance
2 422 (7.66%) Electronics
3 279 (5.06%) Retail
4 266 (4.83%) Banking
5 214 (3.88%) Manufacturing
6 176 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 167 (3.03%) Automotive
8 159 (2.89%) Advertising
9 156 (2.83%) Marketing
10 126 (2.29%) Games
11 116 (2.10%) Financial Institution
12 113 (2.05%) Investment Banking
13 106 (1.92%) Military
14 99 (1.80%) Front Office
15 92 (1.67%) Law
16 88 (1.60%) Aerospace
17 68 (1.23%) Legal
18 34 (0.62%) Publishing
19 32 (0.58%) Back Office
19 32 (0.58%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,352 (24.53%) Software Engineer
2 1,275 (23.14%) Developer
3 566 (10.27%) Embedded Engineer
4 498 (9.04%) C++ Software Engineer
5 429 (7.78%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 353 (6.41%) Software Developer
7 299 (5.43%) Analyst
8 288 (5.23%) Consultant
9 279 (5.06%) Senior Software Engineer
10 264 (4.79%) C Software Engineer
11 246 (4.46%) C++ Developer
12 237 (4.30%) Java Developer
13 224 (4.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
14 219 (3.97%) Graduate
15 193 (3.50%) Architect
16 180 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
17 171 (3.10%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 171 (3.10%) Senior Developer
18 159 (2.89%) C Developer
19 156 (2.83%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 482 (8.75%) .NET
2 337 (6.12%) HTML
3 242 (4.39%) CSS
4 238 (4.32%) AngularJS
5 207 (3.76%) Node.js
6 194 (3.52%) Web Services
7 176 (3.19%) TensorFlow
8 156 (2.83%) jQuery
9 155 (2.81%) Spring
9 155 (2.81%) XML
10 154 (2.79%) Natural Language Processing
11 140 (2.54%) React
12 134 (2.43%) STL
13 132 (2.40%) REST
14 126 (2.29%) ASP.NET
15 124 (2.25%) .NET Framework
16 101 (1.83%) Java EE
17 97 (1.76%) HTML5
18 89 (1.61%) OpenGL
19 87 (1.58%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 896 (16.26%) Computer Science
2 536 (9.73%) Algorithms
3 514 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 277 (5.03%) Embedded Systems
5 206 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
6 171 (3.10%) User Experience
7 143 (2.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 139 (2.52%) Fintech
9 122 (2.21%) Device Driver
10 108 (1.96%) Management Information System
11 98 (1.78%) Cyberthreat
12 94 (1.71%) Data Structures
13 88 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
14 83 (1.51%) Data Centre
15 73 (1.32%) Mobile App
16 67 (1.22%) VHDL
17 63 (1.14%) CUDA
18 61 (1.11%) Robotics
19 59 (1.07%) Verilog
20 52 (0.94%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 1,533 (27.82%) Linux
2 831 (15.08%) Windows
3 391 (7.09%) Unix
4 225 (4.08%) Android
5 205 (3.72%) Embedded Linux
6 124 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 85 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 81 (1.47%) Windows Server
9 63 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 52 (0.94%) CentOS
11 44 (0.80%) Windows 7
12 40 (0.73%) FreeRTOS
13 39 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 34 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 34 (0.62%) Windows 10
15 32 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (0.45%) Solaris
17 24 (0.44%) VxWorks
17 24 (0.44%) Windows Phone
18 22 (0.40%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,955 (35.47%) Software Engineering
2 1,279 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 719 (13.05%) Mathematics
4 704 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
5 500 (9.07%) Scrum
6 473 (8.58%) Machine Learning
7 443 (8.04%) SDLC
8 430 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
9 428 (7.77%) Test Automation
10 425 (7.71%) TDD
11 377 (6.84%) DevOps
12 362 (6.57%) Project Management
13 350 (6.35%) Multithreading
14 349 (6.33%) OO
15 335 (6.08%) Analytics
16 296 (5.37%) Physics
17 282 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
18 267 (4.84%) Mentoring
19 256 (4.65%) UML
20 252 (4.57%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2,603 (47.23%) C++
2 1,772 (32.15%) Python
3 1,481 (26.87%) Java
4 1,082 (19.63%) C#
5 985 (17.87%) SQL
6 586 (10.63%) JavaScript
7 526 (9.54%) Embedded C
8 318 (5.77%) Perl
9 290 (5.26%) Embedded C++
10 267 (4.84%) Ruby
11 265 (4.81%) Bash Shell
12 222 (4.03%) MATLAB
13 197 (3.57%) PHP
14 185 (3.36%) Scala
15 159 (2.89%) R
16 157 (2.85%) PowerShell
17 127 (2.30%) Shell Script
18 123 (2.23%) Go
19 98 (1.78%) VB
20 95 (1.72%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1,475 (26.76%) Degree
2 1,017 (18.45%) Security Cleared
3 568 (10.31%) DV Cleared
4 439 (7.97%) SC Cleared
5 305 (5.53%) PhD
6 278 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 125 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 115 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 101 (1.83%) CCNA
10 96 (1.74%) CISSP
11 94 (1.71%) Master's Degree
12 82 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
13 68 (1.23%) MCSE
13 68 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
14 62 (1.13%) SANS
15 59 (1.07%) GIAC
16 50 (0.91%) SSCP
17 49 (0.89%) CCNP
17 49 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
18 48 (0.87%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (3.41%) QA
2 76 (1.38%) SLA
3 57 (1.03%) MISRA
4 44 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.69%) GDPR
5 38 (0.69%) PMO
6 29 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 27 (0.49%) MISRA C
8 25 (0.45%) IEC 61508
9 24 (0.44%) DO-178B
10 23 (0.42%) Data Quality
11 18 (0.33%) JTAG
12 17 (0.31%) PCI DSS
13 16 (0.29%) ISO 26262
14 15 (0.27%) Def Stans
14 15 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 12 (0.22%) ISO 15765
16 11 (0.20%) ECSS
17 10 (0.18%) COBIT
17 10 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 321 (5.82%) Firmware
2 189 (3.43%) Docker
3 125 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 102 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 64 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
6 62 (1.13%) vSphere
7 53 (0.96%) Hyper-V
8 37 (0.67%) HDFS
9 28 (0.51%) Apache Flume
10 26 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.27%) NFS
12 13 (0.24%) Samba
13 12 (0.22%) VMware NSX
14 10 (0.18%) Xen
15 8 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (0.13%) KVM
16 7 (0.13%) ProxySG
17 5 (0.091%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.091%) XenApp
18 4 (0.073%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 163 (2.96%) Puppet
2 113 (2.05%) Ansible
3 85 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 79 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 42 (0.76%) Nagios
6 35 (0.64%) Salt
7 30 (0.54%) Terraform
8 25 (0.45%) Kibana
9 21 (0.38%) SCCM
10 17 (0.31%) vCenter Server
11 16 (0.29%) HAProxy
11 16 (0.29%) WSUS
12 14 (0.25%) HP ALM
13 13 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (0.18%) SmoothWall
16 9 (0.16%) SCOM
17 8 (0.15%) Cisco Prime
17 8 (0.15%) Icinga
18 7 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 700 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 259 (4.70%) Oracle
3 136 (2.47%) Cisco
3 136 (2.47%) VMware
4 117 (2.12%) Google
5 84 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 79 (1.43%) Red Hat
7 53 (0.96%) EMC
7 53 (0.96%) HP
8 52 (0.94%) Dell
8 52 (0.94%) IBM
9 50 (0.91%) SAP
10 41 (0.74%) Citrix
11 37 (0.67%) WorldPay
12 35 (0.64%) Capita
13 34 (0.62%) Cloudera
14 33 (0.60%) Juniper
15 31 (0.56%) Cadence
15 31 (0.56%) NetApp
16 30 (0.54%) Xerox