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

C
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 92 88
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +25
Permanent jobs citing C 5,103 5,219 6,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.13% 3.13% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 5.87% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4,017 4,082 4,900
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £80,000
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 90,814 88,923 102,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.73% 53.26% 52.35%
Number of salaries quoted 76,233 76,982 89,208
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 January 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 January 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 -49 1,325 £60,000 -7.69% 357
South East +2 1,222 £47,500 +4.40% 268
East of England +25 982 £50,000 +5.26% 270
South West -13 534 £45,000 +4.65% 138
North of England -8 521 £43,125 +7.81% 214
Midlands +22 499 £42,500 +6.25% 177
West Midlands +34 371 £42,500 +6.25% 125
North West +19 340 £45,000 +12.50% 111
East Midlands +12 128 £42,500 +1.80% 50
Yorkshire -42 120 £40,000 -3.61% 76
North East -2 61 £40,000 +18.52% 27
C
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 2,580 (50.56%) C++
2 1,828 (35.82%) Software Engineering
3 1,633 (32.00%) Linux
4 1,514 (29.67%) Degree
5 1,416 (27.75%) Java
6 1,364 (26.73%) Python
7 1,233 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
8 1,002 (19.64%) Computer Science
9 1,000 (19.60%) C#
10 971 (19.03%) SQL
11 770 (15.09%) Finance
12 722 (14.15%) Windows
13 680 (13.33%) Security Cleared
14 624 (12.23%) Mathematics
14 624 (12.23%) JavaScript
15 539 (10.56%) Microsoft
15 539 (10.56%) Scrum
16 535 (10.48%) Embedded C
17 517 (10.13%) .NET
18 451 (8.84%) HTML
19 446 (8.74%) Test Automation
20 443 (8.68%) Electronics
21 441 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
22 410 (8.03%) Git (software)
23 399 (7.82%) OO
24 398 (7.80%) Algorithms
25 378 (7.41%) SC Cleared
26 374 (7.33%) TDD
27 365 (7.15%) CSS
28 360 (7.05%) Unix

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 90 (1.76%) Confluence
2 84 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 46 (0.90%) IIS
3 46 (0.90%) JBoss
4 45 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 45 (0.88%) WebSphere
5 42 (0.82%) CMS
6 40 (0.78%) MS Exchange
6 40 (0.78%) Tomcat
7 38 (0.74%) Apache
8 37 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (0.67%) OpenStack
10 32 (0.63%) Apache Pig
11 30 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 28 (0.55%) SAS
13 26 (0.51%) Ethereum
14 24 (0.47%) Hyperledger
15 20 (0.39%) nginx
16 16 (0.31%) eris
17 15 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 105 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (1.16%) Simulink
4 34 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 18 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
8 16 (0.31%) SPSS
9 13 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
10 11 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.22%) MS Visio
11 10 (0.20%) Doxygen
11 10 (0.20%) Mathematica
12 6 (0.12%) OrCAD
12 6 (0.12%) Stateflow
13 5 (0.098%) InDesign
13 5 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.078%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
15 3 (0.059%) InVision
Business Applications
1 222 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 17 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (0.31%) LabWindows
3 16 (0.31%) MultiChain
4 14 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 12 (0.24%) Teamcenter
6 11 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 10 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.098%) Advent Geneva
8 5 (0.098%) HiPortfolio
8 5 (0.098%) Magento
8 5 (0.098%) MultiFonds
8 5 (0.098%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 5 (0.098%) PORTIA
8 5 (0.098%) SimCorp Dimension
8 5 (0.098%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (0.078%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 204 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 137 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (2.23%) SaaS
4 65 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 60 (1.18%) Office 365
6 56 (1.10%) GitHub
7 47 (0.92%) OpenShift
8 38 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (0.37%) G Suite
10 19 (0.37%) PaaS
11 16 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 16 (0.31%) Slack
12 11 (0.22%) IaaS
13 10 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (0.20%) Google Play
13 10 (0.20%) Serverless
14 9 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
15 7 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 6 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 266 (5.21%) Wireless
2 234 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 169 (3.31%) Firewall
4 141 (2.76%) Ethernet
5 114 (2.23%) Bluetooth
6 104 (2.04%) Internet
7 103 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
8 98 (1.92%) HTTP
9 80 (1.57%) VPN
10 79 (1.55%) WAN
11 73 (1.43%) Network Security
12 55 (1.08%) DNS
13 54 (1.06%) LAN
14 45 (0.88%) SSL
15 44 (0.86%) DHCP
16 42 (0.82%) ZigBee
17 41 (0.80%) VoIP
18 40 (0.78%) InfiniBand
19 34 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
19 34 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 234 (4.59%) MySQL
3 222 (4.35%) Big Data
4 184 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 160 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 133 (2.61%) Hadoop
7 66 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 59 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 57 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 55 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
10 55 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 51 (1.00%) Apache Hive
11 51 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 44 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 38 (0.74%) Blockchain
14 34 (0.67%) Data Mining
14 34 (0.67%) GIS
14 34 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 410 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 262 (5.13%) JIRA
3 225 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 200 (3.92%) Subversion
5 162 (3.17%) Selenium
6 161 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 110 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 93 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 67 (1.31%) JUnit
10 59 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
11 56 (1.10%) JMeter
12 42 (0.82%) Ranorex
13 41 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
14 40 (0.78%) SoapUI
15 38 (0.74%) Buildbot
16 37 (0.73%) Eclipse
16 37 (0.73%) ProC
17 36 (0.71%) Appium
18 35 (0.69%) Bitbucket
18 35 (0.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 770 (15.09%) Finance
2 443 (8.68%) Electronics
3 309 (6.06%) Retail
4 283 (5.55%) Telecoms
5 200 (3.92%) Banking
6 163 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 153 (3.00%) Advertising
8 137 (2.68%) Automotive
9 132 (2.59%) Games
10 120 (2.35%) Marketing
11 104 (2.04%) Aerospace
12 91 (1.78%) Military
13 79 (1.55%) Investment Banking
14 69 (1.35%) Legal
15 48 (0.94%) Front Office
16 40 (0.78%) Multimedia
17 39 (0.76%) Retail Banking
18 36 (0.71%) Law
19 30 (0.59%) Financial Institution
20 28 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,360 (26.65%) Developer
2 1,316 (25.79%) Software Engineer
3 709 (13.89%) Embedded Engineer
4 530 (10.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 407 (7.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 379 (7.43%) Software Developer
7 355 (6.96%) C Software Engineer
8 301 (5.90%) C++ Developer
9 284 (5.57%) Senior Software Engineer
10 280 (5.49%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 261 (5.11%) Consultant
12 254 (4.98%) Embedded C Engineer
13 234 (4.59%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 231 (4.53%) Graduate
15 225 (4.41%) Senior Developer
16 209 (4.10%) Analyst
17 202 (3.96%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
18 197 (3.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
19 195 (3.82%) Java Developer
20 190 (3.72%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 517 (10.13%) .NET
2 451 (8.84%) HTML
3 365 (7.15%) CSS
4 240 (4.70%) Web Services
5 216 (4.23%) jQuery
6 209 (4.10%) XML
7 203 (3.98%) ASP.NET
8 192 (3.76%) AngularJS
9 176 (3.45%) HTML5
10 172 (3.37%) Node.js
11 158 (3.10%) REST
12 114 (2.23%) CSS3
13 110 (2.16%) .NET Framework
14 109 (2.14%) Spring
15 99 (1.94%) RESTful
16 93 (1.82%) SOAP
17 86 (1.69%) Java EE
18 75 (1.47%) JSON
19 73 (1.43%) Middleware
20 71 (1.39%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1,002 (19.64%) Computer Science
2 441 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 398 (7.80%) Algorithms
4 301 (5.90%) Embedded Systems
5 150 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 129 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 116 (2.27%) User Experience
8 107 (2.10%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 106 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
10 95 (1.86%) Robotics
11 90 (1.76%) Device Driver
12 75 (1.47%) Derivative
12 75 (1.47%) VHDL
13 67 (1.31%) Data Structures
14 64 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 64 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 61 (1.20%) Client/Server
16 59 (1.16%) Fintech
17 53 (1.04%) Equities
18 48 (0.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1,633 (32.00%) Linux
2 722 (14.15%) Windows
3 360 (7.05%) Unix
4 255 (5.00%) Android
5 215 (4.21%) Embedded Linux
6 172 (3.37%) Apple iOS
7 84 (1.65%) Windows Server
8 65 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 53 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (0.96%) Windows 10
11 46 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 43 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (0.80%) VxWorks
14 37 (0.73%) CentOS
15 36 (0.71%) Mac OS X
16 33 (0.65%) AIX
17 23 (0.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 22 (0.43%) Solaris
19 17 (0.33%) Nucleus RTOS
19 17 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,828 (35.82%) Software Engineering
2 1,233 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
3 624 (12.23%) Mathematics
4 539 (10.56%) Scrum
5 446 (8.74%) Test Automation
6 399 (7.82%) OO
7 374 (7.33%) TDD
8 345 (6.76%) Multithreading
9 336 (6.58%) SDLC
10 318 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
11 312 (6.11%) Machine Learning
12 302 (5.92%) Project Management
13 293 (5.74%) DevOps
14 280 (5.49%) Physics
15 264 (5.17%) Mentoring
16 251 (4.92%) Open Source
17 213 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
17 213 (4.17%) Validation
18 197 (3.86%) Web Development
19 193 (3.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2,580 (50.56%) C++
2 1,416 (27.75%) Java
3 1,364 (26.73%) Python
4 1,000 (19.60%) C#
5 971 (19.03%) SQL
6 624 (12.23%) JavaScript
7 535 (10.48%) Embedded C
8 307 (6.02%) Embedded C++
9 282 (5.53%) Perl
10 275 (5.39%) MATLAB
11 265 (5.19%) PHP
12 260 (5.10%) Bash Shell
13 251 (4.92%) Ruby
14 127 (2.49%) Scala
15 117 (2.29%) Objective-C
16 115 (2.25%) PowerShell
17 112 (2.19%) Shell Script
18 102 (2.00%) Assembly Language
19 96 (1.88%) R
20 89 (1.74%) Go
Qualifications
1 1,514 (29.67%) Degree
2 680 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 378 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 322 (6.31%) DV Cleared
5 272 (5.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 202 (3.96%) PhD
7 111 (2.18%) Master's Degree
8 74 (1.45%) CISSP
9 62 (1.21%) Numerate Degree
10 57 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
11 51 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 50 (0.98%) GIAC
13 47 (0.92%) SANS
14 43 (0.84%) CCNA
15 38 (0.74%) HND
16 32 (0.63%) CompTIA Security+
17 30 (0.59%) GCIH
17 30 (0.59%) MCSE
18 28 (0.55%) ISTQB
19 23 (0.45%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 267 (5.23%) QA
2 70 (1.37%) MISRA
3 57 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (0.92%) ISO 9001
5 39 (0.76%) MISRA C
6 34 (0.67%) GDPR
7 32 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 30 (0.59%) SLA
9 29 (0.57%) DO-178B
10 23 (0.45%) ISO 26262
10 23 (0.45%) PMO
11 20 (0.39%) Data Quality
12 19 (0.37%) ECSS
13 18 (0.35%) ISO 13485
14 15 (0.29%) DO-254
14 15 (0.29%) RMADS
15 14 (0.27%) Def Stans
15 14 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 13 (0.25%) IEC 62304
17 12 (0.24%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 273 (5.35%) Firmware
2 118 (2.31%) Docker
3 106 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 92 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 47 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 45 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
7 35 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (0.47%) vSphere
9 17 (0.33%) NFS
10 16 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (0.29%) HDFS
12 13 (0.25%) Samba
12 13 (0.25%) VMware NSX
13 11 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
14 9 (0.18%) Apache Flume
15 7 (0.14%) Snort
16 5 (0.098%) Kamailio
17 4 (0.078%) iptables
17 4 (0.078%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.059%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 91 (1.78%) Puppet
2 67 (1.31%) Ansible
3 66 (1.29%) Kubernetes
4 42 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
5 37 (0.73%) Nagios
6 36 (0.71%) Nessus
7 29 (0.57%) Kibana
8 22 (0.43%) vCenter Server
9 20 (0.39%) CSIRT
9 20 (0.39%) Prometheus
10 19 (0.37%) QRadar
11 16 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (0.31%) SCCM
12 14 (0.27%) Nmap
13 13 (0.25%) Cacti
13 13 (0.25%) Salt
14 10 (0.20%) SCOM
15 7 (0.14%) Cobbler
15 7 (0.14%) logstash
16 5 (0.098%) cPanel
Vendors
1 539 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 300 (5.88%) Oracle
3 147 (2.88%) VMware
4 100 (1.96%) Google
5 86 (1.69%) Cisco
6 79 (1.55%) WorldPay
7 69 (1.35%) Atlassian
7 69 (1.35%) Red Hat
8 68 (1.33%) EMC
9 63 (1.23%) HP
10 55 (1.08%) SAP
11 49 (0.96%) Dell
12 45 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
13 43 (0.84%) Apple
14 42 (0.82%) Sun
15 34 (0.67%) Adobe
15 34 (0.67%) Intel
16 33 (0.65%) IBM
17 32 (0.63%) Juniper
18 28 (0.55%) SolarWinds