Period
to 21 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 96 100
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing C 3,865 4,554 5,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.31% 3.25% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.11% 5.91% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,026 3,449 3,968
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 63,225 77,026 89,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.15% 54.94% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 52,612 64,336 75,443
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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
South East +4 1,091 £52,500 +5.00% 272
London -14 1,062 £60,000 -7.69% 230
South West +4 771 £47,500 +5.56% 146
East of England +27 381 £45,591 -12.33% 186
North of England -29 271 £50,000 +11.11% 200
Midlands -17 264 £47,500 +5.56% 136
North West +21 194 £50,000 +11.11% 110
West Midlands -6 192 £47,500 +5.56% 95
Yorkshire -29 75 £50,000 +11.11% 65
East Midlands -36 69 £40,000 -11.11% 41
North East -28 2 £45,000 -5.26% 25
C
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 1,615 (41.79%) C++
2 1,347 (34.85%) Software Engineering
3 1,075 (27.81%) Degree
4 1,007 (26.05%) Python
5 976 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
6 935 (24.19%) Linux
7 847 (21.91%) Java
8 691 (17.88%) C#
9 633 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
10 630 (16.30%) Finance
11 561 (14.51%) Windows
12 480 (12.42%) Computer Science
13 477 (12.34%) SQL
14 461 (11.93%) Security Cleared
15 435 (11.25%) JavaScript
16 429 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
17 389 (10.06%) Project Management
18 378 (9.78%) Microsoft
19 376 (9.73%) Embedded C
20 368 (9.52%) Git (software)
21 359 (9.29%) DevOps
22 354 (9.16%) Electronics
23 347 (8.98%) Firmware
24 340 (8.80%) AWS
25 338 (8.75%) .NET
26 331 (8.56%) Cybersecurity
27 321 (8.31%) Scrum
28 317 (8.20%) Mathematics
29 295 (7.63%) Algorithms
30 292 (7.55%) 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 88 (2.28%) Apache Spark
2 73 (1.89%) Confluence
3 72 (1.86%) Apache
4 63 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 60 (1.55%) SharePoint
6 43 (1.11%) IIS
7 38 (0.98%) JBoss
8 36 (0.93%) SAS
9 32 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 30 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 26 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 24 (0.62%) nginx
14 18 (0.47%) ArcGIS
15 14 (0.36%) Apache Airflow
16 13 (0.34%) CICS
17 11 (0.28%) Skype for Business
18 10 (0.26%) CMS
19 8 (0.21%) MS Exchange
19 8 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 139 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 49 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 38 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.70%) Simulink
7 19 (0.49%) Sketch
8 18 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
9 13 (0.34%) SPSS
10 9 (0.23%) Stateflow
11 8 (0.21%) OrCAD
12 6 (0.16%) Adobe XD
13 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.10%) InVision
13 4 (0.10%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.10%) ProjectWise
14 3 (0.078%) Abaqus
14 3 (0.078%) Mathcad
14 3 (0.078%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 29 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 29 (0.75%) SAP CRM
2 22 (0.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 15 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.28%) Primavera
5 9 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
6 7 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.16%) Workday HCM
8 5 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.10%) Magento
10 3 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (0.052%) GoldMine
11 2 (0.052%) Maximo
11 2 (0.052%) Oracle BRM
11 2 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
12 1 (0.026%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 340 (8.80%) AWS
2 272 (7.04%) Azure
3 105 (2.72%) GCP
4 83 (2.15%) Office 365
5 74 (1.91%) SaaS
6 43 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (1.06%) Power Platform
8 38 (0.98%) GitHub
9 32 (0.83%) OpenShift
10 31 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
11 29 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
11 29 (0.75%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.72%) Amazon EKS
13 26 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
14 24 (0.62%) Serverless
15 20 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 17 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 16 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
18 15 (0.39%) npm
18 15 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 195 (5.05%) TCP/IP
2 155 (4.01%) Internet
3 148 (3.83%) Wireless
4 135 (3.49%) DNS
5 88 (2.28%) Firewall
6 83 (2.15%) DHCP
7 73 (1.89%) Bluetooth
8 51 (1.32%) Ethernet
9 47 (1.22%) LTE
10 46 (1.19%) Network Security
11 44 (1.14%) RS-232
12 39 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
13 36 (0.93%) VPN
14 35 (0.91%) RS-485
15 34 (0.88%) DMZ
15 34 (0.88%) LAN
15 34 (0.88%) Software-Defined Radio
16 32 (0.83%) HTTP
17 28 (0.72%) WAN
18 25 (0.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (6.24%) Big Data
2 118 (3.05%) MySQL
3 114 (2.95%) SQL Server
4 104 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 101 (2.61%) Hadoop
6 75 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
7 70 (1.81%) Redis
8 69 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 62 (1.60%) MongoDB
10 41 (1.06%) Apache Hive
11 36 (0.93%) Power BI
12 34 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 31 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (0.75%) DB2
15 26 (0.67%) Neo4j
15 26 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 24 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
16 24 (0.62%) GIS
17 22 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 368 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 255 (6.60%) JIRA
3 200 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 112 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 79 (2.04%) Subversion
6 76 (1.97%) Maven
7 73 (1.89%) Bitbucket
8 59 (1.53%) Selenium
9 57 (1.47%) JUnit
10 52 (1.35%) Cucumber
11 49 (1.27%) git-flow
12 45 (1.16%) TeamCity
13 43 (1.11%) Eclipse
14 42 (1.09%) Bitbucket Server
15 38 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 37 (0.96%) Ant
17 35 (0.91%) Xcode
18 34 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
19 32 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
20 30 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 630 (16.30%) Finance
2 354 (9.16%) Electronics
3 229 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 178 (4.61%) Automotive
5 143 (3.70%) Manufacturing
6 140 (3.62%) Marketing
7 131 (3.39%) Aerospace
8 130 (3.36%) Retail
9 123 (3.18%) Banking
10 108 (2.79%) Military
11 100 (2.59%) Games
12 99 (2.56%) Public Sector
13 68 (1.76%) Legal
14 49 (1.27%) Advertising
15 42 (1.09%) Law
16 33 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (0.57%) Financial Institution
18 20 (0.52%) Publishing
19 17 (0.44%) Local Government
20 14 (0.36%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 941 (24.35%) Software Engineer
2 649 (16.79%) Developer
3 441 (11.41%) Embedded Engineer
4 347 (8.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 318 (8.23%) Consultant
6 272 (7.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 238 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 196 (5.07%) Analyst
8 196 (5.07%) C++ Software Engineer
9 195 (5.05%) Architect
10 152 (3.93%) Systems Engineer
11 126 (3.26%) Firmware Engineer
12 120 (3.10%) Senior Developer
13 116 (3.00%) C Software Engineer
14 113 (2.92%) Graduate
15 101 (2.61%) Junior
16 93 (2.41%) Embedded C Engineer
17 90 (2.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
18 89 (2.30%) Embedded C++ Engineer
19 87 (2.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (8.75%) .NET
2 180 (4.66%) HTML
3 157 (4.06%) CSS
4 150 (3.88%) Node.js
5 149 (3.86%) AngularJS
6 144 (3.73%) REST
7 133 (3.44%) Web Services
8 113 (2.92%) React
9 110 (2.85%) Kafka
10 97 (2.51%) Spring
11 83 (2.15%) XML
12 76 (1.97%) ASP.NET
13 73 (1.89%) JSON
14 70 (1.81%) Middleware
15 59 (1.53%) Java EE
16 57 (1.47%) HTML5
17 52 (1.35%) RESTful
18 48 (1.24%) TensorFlow
19 42 (1.09%) gRPC
19 42 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 429 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
2 295 (7.63%) Algorithms
3 229 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 224 (5.80%) Embedded Systems
5 218 (5.64%) Self-Motivation
6 168 (4.35%) User Experience
7 107 (2.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 83 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
9 72 (1.86%) Robotics
10 69 (1.79%) Mobile App
11 58 (1.50%) VHDL
12 56 (1.45%) Verilog
13 50 (1.29%) CAN bus
14 47 (1.22%) Virtual Team
15 46 (1.19%) Device Driver
16 44 (1.14%) Public Cloud
16 44 (1.14%) Smartphone
17 42 (1.09%) Data Structures
17 42 (1.09%) Internet of Things
18 39 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 935 (24.19%) Linux
2 561 (14.51%) Windows
3 257 (6.65%) Unix
4 150 (3.88%) Android
5 108 (2.79%) Windows Server
6 97 (2.51%) Apple iOS
7 79 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
8 71 (1.84%) Windows 10
9 48 (1.24%) CentOS
10 45 (1.16%) Solaris
11 44 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 33 (0.85%) FreeRTOS
14 30 (0.78%) Mac OS
15 26 (0.67%) tvOS
16 24 (0.62%) Windows 7
17 18 (0.47%) VxWorks
17 18 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (0.44%) AIX
19 14 (0.36%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,347 (34.85%) Software Engineering
2 976 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
3 633 (16.38%) Problem-Solving
4 480 (12.42%) Computer Science
5 389 (10.06%) Project Management
6 359 (9.29%) DevOps
7 331 (8.56%) Cybersecurity
8 321 (8.31%) Scrum
9 317 (8.20%) Mathematics
10 292 (7.55%) Analytics
11 273 (7.06%) SDLC
12 272 (7.04%) Mentoring
13 269 (6.96%) Test Automation
14 259 (6.70%) ITIL
15 232 (6.00%) Machine Learning
16 219 (5.67%) OO
17 218 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
18 207 (5.36%) Artificial Intelligence
19 202 (5.23%) Open Source
20 194 (5.02%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1,615 (41.79%) C++
2 1,007 (26.05%) Python
3 847 (21.91%) Java
4 691 (17.88%) C#
5 477 (12.34%) SQL
6 435 (11.25%) JavaScript
7 376 (9.73%) Embedded C
8 168 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 152 (3.93%) Go
10 146 (3.78%) PowerShell
11 136 (3.52%) Perl
12 122 (3.16%) PHP
13 117 (3.03%) MATLAB
14 107 (2.77%) R
15 103 (2.66%) Embedded C++
16 82 (2.12%) Ada
17 79 (2.04%) Assembly Language
18 78 (2.02%) Shell Script
19 76 (1.97%) Ruby
20 58 (1.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,075 (27.81%) Degree
2 461 (11.93%) Security Cleared
3 289 (7.48%) SC Cleared
4 261 (6.75%) DV Cleared
5 176 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 95 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 65 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 63 (1.63%) PhD
9 60 (1.55%) CISSP
10 52 (1.35%) CCNA
11 46 (1.19%) Chartered Engineer
11 46 (1.19%) HND
12 34 (0.88%) DBS Check
12 34 (0.88%) PMI Certification
12 34 (0.88%) SANS
13 33 (0.85%) ISTQB
14 31 (0.80%) MCSE
15 28 (0.72%) GIAC
15 28 (0.72%) Network+ Certification
15 28 (0.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (2.72%) QA
2 75 (1.94%) SLA
3 41 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.96%) GDPR
5 32 (0.83%) IEC 61508
6 30 (0.78%) PMO
7 28 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 28 (0.72%) MISRA
8 23 (0.60%) JSP 440
9 22 (0.57%) HAZOP
10 18 (0.47%) Basel II
11 17 (0.44%) Def Stans
11 17 (0.44%) NIST
12 15 (0.39%) JTAG
13 14 (0.36%) COBIT
13 14 (0.36%) MISRA C
14 13 (0.34%) Data Quality
14 13 (0.34%) ISO 26262
15 12 (0.31%) IFRS
15 12 (0.31%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 347 (8.98%) Firmware
2 222 (5.74%) Docker
3 137 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 110 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (0.98%) NFS
6 37 (0.96%) vSphere
7 36 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (0.41%) Apache Flume
9 16 (0.41%) VirtualBox
10 15 (0.39%) HDFS
11 13 (0.34%) Samba
11 13 (0.34%) Xen
12 11 (0.28%) Hyper-V
13 10 (0.26%) ACF2
13 10 (0.26%) BitLocker
13 10 (0.26%) RACF
14 9 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
15 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.13%) etcd
Systems Management
1 123 (3.18%) Ansible
2 107 (2.77%) Kubernetes
3 64 (1.66%) Puppet
4 44 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (1.03%) Terraform
6 38 (0.98%) SCCM
7 35 (0.91%) SCOM
8 25 (0.65%) vCenter Server
9 23 (0.60%) Nagios
10 22 (0.57%) PowerCLI
11 20 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
12 16 (0.41%) Oozie
12 16 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
13 15 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
13 15 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
13 15 (0.39%) ZABBIX
14 13 (0.34%) OpenNMS
15 11 (0.28%) SELinux
16 10 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
16 10 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 378 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 172 (4.45%) Oracle
3 143 (3.70%) VMware
4 123 (3.18%) Google
5 92 (2.38%) Splunk
6 82 (2.12%) Cisco
6 82 (2.12%) SAP
7 72 (1.86%) Apple
8 69 (1.79%) Atlassian
9 59 (1.53%) Red Hat
10 47 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 44 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 42 (1.09%) Citrix
13 34 (0.88%) Freescale
13 34 (0.88%) NetApp
14 33 (0.85%) Dell
14 33 (0.85%) IBM
15 32 (0.83%) Adobe
16 31 (0.80%) Tableau
17 30 (0.78%) Renesas