Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 98 90
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8 +5
Permanent jobs citing C 5,009 5,242 5,479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.26% 3.19% 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.85% 5.75% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,818 4,267 4,290
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 85,636 91,165 95,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.81% 55.40% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 71,731 75,369 82,796
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +25 1,531 £65,000 +8.33% 358
South East +2 1,259 £50,000 +5.26% 330
South West +30 929 £46,000 +8.24% 181
North of England +8 471 £45,000 +5.88% 268
East of England -25 450 £52,000 +4.00% 236
Midlands -43 346 £45,000 +12.50% 230
North West -8 260 £45,000 - 154
West Midlands -37 227 £45,000 +12.50% 172
Yorkshire +39 168 £45,000 +5.88% 66
East Midlands -36 118 £40,000 - 58
North East 0 42 £45,000 +10.43% 48
C
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 2,297 (45.86%) C++
2 1,762 (35.18%) Software Engineering
3 1,558 (31.10%) Python
4 1,420 (28.35%) Java
5 1,307 (26.09%) Degree
6 1,297 (25.89%) Linux
7 1,173 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
8 1,120 (22.36%) C#
9 987 (19.70%) Security Cleared
10 841 (16.79%) SQL
11 836 (16.69%) Finance
12 746 (14.89%) Windows
13 709 (14.15%) Computer Science
14 611 (12.20%) Microsoft
15 608 (12.14%) JavaScript
16 575 (11.48%) DV Cleared
17 548 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
18 486 (9.70%) SC Cleared
19 485 (9.68%) Mathematics
20 458 (9.14%) Machine Learning
21 438 (8.74%) Algorithms
22 431 (8.60%) .NET
23 427 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
24 426 (8.50%) Embedded C
25 421 (8.40%) Scrum
26 407 (8.13%) Test Automation
27 392 (7.83%) Multithreading
28 385 (7.69%) Git (software)
29 375 (7.49%) HTML
30 372 (7.43%) DevOps

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
1 109 (2.18%) Apache
2 103 (2.06%) Apache Spark
3 87 (1.74%) Confluence
4 82 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 74 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 56 (1.12%) Apache Pig
7 42 (0.84%) IIS
8 36 (0.72%) Ethereum
8 36 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 32 (0.64%) JBoss
10 26 (0.52%) MS Exchange
10 26 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 21 (0.42%) CMS
11 21 (0.42%) nginx
12 20 (0.40%) WebLogic
13 17 (0.34%) Skype for Business
14 15 (0.30%) SAS
14 15 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.28%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 175 (3.49%) Microsoft Office
2 130 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 94 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 63 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 42 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 34 (0.68%) Simulink
7 27 (0.54%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.24%) Stateflow
9 9 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 7 (0.14%) TargetLink
11 5 (0.100%) SPSS
12 4 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.080%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.080%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.060%) InVision
13 3 (0.060%) Maya
14 2 (0.040%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.040%) EViews
Business Applications
1 163 (3.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 64 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.36%) Ripple
4 12 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 9 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 9 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 8 (0.16%) SAP GRC
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
9 6 (0.12%) Magento
9 6 (0.12%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.100%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.080%) Cognos TM1
11 4 (0.080%) Sage 200
11 4 (0.080%) SAP SD
12 3 (0.060%) LatentZero
12 3 (0.060%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.060%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 306 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
2 262 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (2.16%) Office 365
4 105 (2.10%) GitHub
5 71 (1.42%) SaaS
6 62 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
8 41 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
9 28 (0.56%) IaaS
10 27 (0.54%) Serverless
10 27 (0.54%) Slack
11 25 (0.50%) PaaS
12 22 (0.44%) G Suite
13 14 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
14 12 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
15 11 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
15 11 (0.22%) Google Analytics
16 10 (0.20%) Amazon S3
17 6 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 245 (4.89%) TCP/IP
2 191 (3.81%) Firewall
3 138 (2.76%) HTTP
4 127 (2.54%) Internet
5 119 (2.38%) Wireless
6 111 (2.22%) Ethernet
7 102 (2.04%) SSL
8 92 (1.84%) Bluetooth
9 82 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
10 80 (1.60%) LAN
11 78 (1.56%) RS-232
12 75 (1.50%) Network Security
13 71 (1.42%) WAN
14 70 (1.40%) RS-485
15 58 (1.16%) DNS
16 49 (0.98%) SNMP
17 48 (0.96%) VPN
18 38 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
19 36 (0.72%) SMTP
19 36 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (6.41%) Big Data
2 287 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 166 (3.31%) MySQL
4 152 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 150 (2.99%) Hadoop
6 99 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 90 (1.80%) Apache Hive
8 82 (1.64%) MongoDB
9 79 (1.58%) Blockchain
10 70 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 62 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 52 (1.04%) RDBMS
13 45 (0.90%) Oracle Database
14 38 (0.76%) DB2
15 37 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
16 32 (0.64%) GIS
17 29 (0.58%) Neo4j
18 28 (0.56%) Redis
19 24 (0.48%) KDB
20 23 (0.46%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 385 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 257 (5.13%) JIRA
3 251 (5.01%) Jenkins
4 204 (4.07%) Visual Studio
5 166 (3.31%) Subversion
6 158 (3.15%) Selenium
7 135 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 99 (1.98%) Maven
9 83 (1.66%) Bitbucket
10 68 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 62 (1.24%) Eclipse
12 60 (1.20%) Cucumber
12 60 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
13 59 (1.18%) Robot Framework
14 55 (1.10%) JUnit
15 49 (0.98%) git-flow
16 46 (0.92%) TeamCity
17 44 (0.88%) CodeSonar
18 43 (0.86%) Ant
18 43 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 836 (16.69%) Finance
2 365 (7.29%) Electronics
3 273 (5.45%) Banking
4 205 (4.09%) Manufacturing
5 180 (3.59%) Retail
6 176 (3.51%) Automotive
7 167 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 160 (3.19%) Marketing
9 142 (2.83%) Games
10 110 (2.20%) Military
11 104 (2.08%) Financial Institution
12 102 (2.04%) Investment Banking
13 94 (1.88%) Advertising
14 89 (1.78%) Law
15 86 (1.72%) Aerospace
16 83 (1.66%) Front Office
17 55 (1.10%) Legal
18 44 (0.88%) Publishing
19 27 (0.54%) Back Office
20 20 (0.40%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1,186 (23.68%) Software Engineer
2 1,093 (21.82%) Developer
3 447 (8.92%) Embedded Engineer
4 366 (7.31%) C++ Software Engineer
5 339 (6.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 282 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 280 (5.59%) Analyst
8 268 (5.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 235 (4.69%) Architect
10 223 (4.45%) Consultant
11 210 (4.19%) Java Developer
12 188 (3.75%) C++ Developer
13 171 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
14 158 (3.15%) Graduate
15 156 (3.11%) Senior Developer
16 145 (2.89%) C Software Engineer
17 135 (2.70%) Java Engineer
18 132 (2.64%) C Developer
19 130 (2.60%) Test Engineer
20 122 (2.44%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (8.60%) .NET
2 375 (7.49%) HTML
3 265 (5.29%) CSS
4 222 (4.43%) Node.js
5 202 (4.03%) AngularJS
6 184 (3.67%) XML
7 170 (3.39%) Web Services
8 159 (3.17%) TensorFlow
9 155 (3.09%) ASP.NET
10 150 (2.99%) Spring
11 147 (2.93%) Natural Language Processing
12 146 (2.91%) STL
13 143 (2.85%) .NET Framework
14 142 (2.83%) REST
15 126 (2.52%) jQuery
16 119 (2.38%) React
17 97 (1.94%) Django
18 94 (1.88%) HTML5
18 94 (1.88%) Java EE
19 87 (1.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 709 (14.15%) Computer Science
2 438 (8.74%) Algorithms
3 427 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 328 (6.55%) Embedded Systems
5 168 (3.35%) Fintech
5 168 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
6 125 (2.50%) User Experience
7 120 (2.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 118 (2.36%) Device Driver
9 112 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
9 112 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 96 (1.92%) Robotics
11 84 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
12 78 (1.56%) Data Centre
13 76 (1.52%) Data Structures
14 59 (1.18%) VHDL
15 50 (1.00%) Equities
16 49 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
16 49 (0.98%) Mobile App
17 44 (0.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1,297 (25.89%) Linux
2 746 (14.89%) Windows
3 294 (5.87%) Unix
4 241 (4.81%) Android
5 178 (3.55%) Apple iOS
6 135 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
7 86 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 81 (1.62%) Windows Server
9 59 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (0.90%) Windows 10
10 45 (0.90%) Windows 7
11 44 (0.88%) CentOS
11 44 (0.88%) Ubuntu
12 41 (0.82%) FreeRTOS
13 38 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (0.44%) Windows Phone
16 18 (0.36%) VxWorks
17 16 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,762 (35.18%) Software Engineering
2 1,173 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
3 548 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
4 485 (9.68%) Mathematics
5 458 (9.14%) Machine Learning
6 421 (8.40%) Scrum
7 407 (8.13%) Test Automation
8 392 (7.83%) Multithreading
9 372 (7.43%) DevOps
10 346 (6.91%) TDD
11 344 (6.87%) SDLC
12 337 (6.73%) Analytics
13 326 (6.51%) OO
14 324 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
15 311 (6.21%) Cybersecurity
16 310 (6.19%) Project Management
17 268 (5.35%) UML
18 267 (5.33%) Mentoring
19 256 (5.11%) Artificial Intelligence
20 214 (4.27%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 2,297 (45.86%) C++
2 1,558 (31.10%) Python
3 1,420 (28.35%) Java
4 1,120 (22.36%) C#
5 841 (16.79%) SQL
6 608 (12.14%) JavaScript
7 426 (8.50%) Embedded C
8 281 (5.61%) Bash Shell
9 265 (5.29%) Perl
10 219 (4.37%) Ruby
11 203 (4.05%) Embedded C++
12 191 (3.81%) PowerShell
13 176 (3.51%) PHP
14 145 (2.89%) Go
15 142 (2.83%) Scala
16 129 (2.58%) Shell Script
17 114 (2.28%) Objective-C
18 112 (2.24%) VB
19 105 (2.10%) R
20 104 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,307 (26.09%) Degree
2 987 (19.70%) Security Cleared
3 575 (11.48%) DV Cleared
4 486 (9.70%) SC Cleared
5 265 (5.29%) PhD
6 259 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 129 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
8 123 (2.46%) MPhil
9 119 (2.38%) CCNA
10 115 (2.30%) CISSP
11 99 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 95 (1.90%) Master's Degree
13 92 (1.84%) GIAC
14 82 (1.64%) MCSE
15 80 (1.60%) SANS
16 74 (1.48%) SSCP
17 73 (1.46%) Linux+ Certification
17 73 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
18 71 (1.42%) CompTIA Security+
19 44 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (3.41%) QA
2 56 (1.12%) SLA
3 47 (0.94%) MISRA
4 41 (0.82%) PMO
5 33 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (0.64%) GDPR
7 26 (0.52%) DO-178B
8 24 (0.48%) MISRA C
9 21 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.40%) ISO 26262
10 20 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 17 (0.34%) IEC 61508
12 16 (0.32%) SAS 70
13 13 (0.26%) ECSS
13 13 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 12 (0.24%) JTAG
15 11 (0.22%) COBIT
15 11 (0.22%) Data Quality
16 9 (0.18%) PCI DSS
17 8 (0.16%) Def Stans
System Software
1 279 (5.57%) Firmware
2 249 (4.97%) Docker
3 121 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 88 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 72 (1.44%) vSphere
6 42 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
7 36 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 36 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 30 (0.60%) HDFS
9 25 (0.50%) NFS
10 23 (0.46%) Samba
11 22 (0.44%) Apache Flume
12 20 (0.40%) VMware NSX
13 15 (0.30%) VirtualBox
14 12 (0.24%) Xen
15 9 (0.18%) ProxySG
15 9 (0.18%) XenApp
16 7 (0.14%) KVM
17 6 (0.12%) XenDesktop
18 5 (0.100%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 173 (3.45%) Puppet
2 141 (2.81%) Ansible
3 103 (2.06%) Kubernetes
4 89 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 54 (1.08%) Salt
6 42 (0.84%) Nagios
6 42 (0.84%) Terraform
7 30 (0.60%) vCenter Server
8 26 (0.52%) SCCM
9 24 (0.48%) Kibana
10 20 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
10 20 (0.40%) HP ALM
11 12 (0.24%) HAProxy
12 11 (0.22%) SCOM
12 11 (0.22%) ZABBIX
13 10 (0.20%) Packer
13 10 (0.20%) WSUS
14 9 (0.18%) Cisco Prime
15 8 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.16%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 611 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 231 (4.61%) Oracle
3 139 (2.78%) Google
4 128 (2.56%) VMware
5 110 (2.20%) Cisco
6 96 (1.92%) Atlassian
7 79 (1.58%) Red Hat
8 75 (1.50%) EMC
9 64 (1.28%) SAP
10 48 (0.96%) Citrix
11 43 (0.86%) NetApp
12 42 (0.84%) Splunk
13 41 (0.82%) IBM
14 34 (0.68%) Adobe
15 33 (0.66%) Juniper
16 32 (0.64%) Cloudera
17 30 (0.60%) Dell
17 30 (0.60%) HP
17 30 (0.60%) SolarWinds
18 29 (0.58%) Salesforce.com