Period
to 24 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 175 149 183
Rank change year-on-year -26 +34 -17
Permanent jobs citing C 1,066 543 1,055
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.10% 2.28% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.56% 3.75% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 605 456 828
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £54,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £127,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 29,934 14,493 28,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 58.97% 60.82% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19,035 12,603 24,288
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £103,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for C in London

C
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in London.

Salary trend for C in London

C
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in London over the 6 months to 24 January 2022.

Salary histogram for C in London

C
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -10 99 £75,000 +11.11% 45
West London -14 71 £65,000 -18.75% 29
South London +8 29 £50,000 -13.04% 4
East London -34 18 £110,000 +51.72% 21
North London - 9 £27,500 - 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for C.

1 440 (41.28%) Python
2 428 (40.15%) C++
3 393 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
4 354 (33.21%) Software Engineering
5 325 (30.49%) Social Skills
6 303 (28.42%) Java
7 285 (26.74%) Finance
8 278 (26.08%) Degree
9 223 (20.92%) SQL
10 222 (20.83%) C#
11 213 (19.98%) AWS
12 206 (19.32%) JavaScript
13 204 (19.14%) Analytics
14 192 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
15 183 (17.17%) DevOps
16 180 (16.89%) Linux
17 174 (16.32%) Computer Science
18 171 (16.04%) Azure
19 144 (13.51%) React
20 132 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
21 127 (11.91%) Data Science
22 124 (11.63%) Mathematics
23 122 (11.44%) CI/CD
24 121 (11.35%) Node.js
25 117 (10.98%) Go
25 117 (10.98%) Algorithms
26 109 (10.23%) Risk Management
27 108 (10.13%) TDD
28 104 (9.76%) Mentoring
29 102 (9.57%) GCP

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 21 (1.97%) Confluence
2 17 (1.59%) CMS
3 16 (1.50%) Apache
4 15 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.75%) Apache Pulsar
7 7 (0.66%) IIS
8 6 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (0.56%) nginx
9 5 (0.47%) Ethereum
9 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.47%) WinCC
10 4 (0.38%) FileNet
10 4 (0.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 4 (0.38%) Papyrus
10 4 (0.38%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.38%) Tornado
11 3 (0.28%) CICS
11 3 (0.28%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.19%) Simulink
7 1 (0.094%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (0.94%) SAP SD
3 6 (0.56%) Magento
4 5 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.47%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.38%) SAP MDG
6 3 (0.28%) Shopify
6 3 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.094%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.094%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.094%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.094%) Primavera
8 1 (0.094%) SAP MDG-BP
8 1 (0.094%) SAP MDG-S
8 1 (0.094%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 213 (19.98%) AWS
2 171 (16.04%) Azure
3 102 (9.57%) GCP
4 81 (7.60%) Serverless
5 49 (4.60%) SaaS
6 34 (3.19%) GitHub
7 30 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (2.81%) OpenShift
8 27 (2.53%) PaaS
9 26 (2.44%) Power Platform
10 17 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
11 15 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
12 14 (1.31%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.31%) AWS IoT
13 12 (1.13%) Google Analytics
14 11 (1.03%) Azure Sentinel
15 10 (0.94%) IaaS
16 9 (0.84%) Heroku
17 8 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
17 8 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.85%) HTTP
2 37 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 32 (3.00%) Broadband
4 24 (2.25%) Bluetooth
5 22 (2.06%) DVB
6 17 (1.59%) Firewall
7 15 (1.41%) Wireless
8 11 (1.03%) VPN
9 10 (0.94%) Ethernet
9 10 (0.94%) Profibus
9 10 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.75%) DNS
10 8 (0.75%) VoIP
11 7 (0.66%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (0.66%) Internet
11 7 (0.66%) MQTT
12 6 (0.56%) ISDN
12 6 (0.56%) RTP
12 6 (0.56%) SS7
12 6 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (7.13%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (4.22%) Relational Database
3 40 (3.75%) Big Data
4 38 (3.56%) MongoDB
4 38 (3.56%) SQL Server
5 36 (3.38%) Tableau
6 35 (3.28%) MySQL
7 32 (3.00%) NoSQL
8 26 (2.44%) Power BI
8 26 (2.44%) Redis
9 18 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.59%) Blockchain
10 17 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.94%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.84%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (0.75%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.75%) SAP HANA
14 7 (0.66%) SQLPlus
15 6 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (7.32%) Jenkins
2 62 (5.82%) Git (software)
3 47 (4.41%) JIRA
4 40 (3.75%) Selenium
5 22 (2.06%) GNU Toolchain
6 18 (1.69%) Bitbucket
6 18 (1.69%) CircleCI
7 17 (1.59%) GitLab
8 13 (1.22%) JMeter
9 12 (1.13%) Cypress.io
9 12 (1.13%) Ranorex
9 12 (1.13%) Subversion
10 11 (1.03%) TestCafe
11 10 (0.94%) Gatling
11 10 (0.94%) Katalon Studio
11 10 (0.94%) NeoLoad
11 10 (0.94%) WebLOAD
12 9 (0.84%) Postman
13 8 (0.75%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.66%) CMake
General
1 325 (30.49%) Social Skills
2 285 (26.74%) Finance
3 132 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (7.69%) Marketing
5 81 (7.60%) Banking
6 66 (6.19%) Front Office
7 54 (5.07%) Games
8 53 (4.97%) Retail
9 48 (4.50%) Presentation Skills
10 46 (4.32%) Public Sector
11 43 (4.03%) Electronics
12 33 (3.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 33 (3.10%) Law
13 29 (2.72%) Legal
13 29 (2.72%) Public Speaking
14 27 (2.53%) Manufacturing
15 24 (2.25%) Publishing
16 22 (2.06%) Influencing Skills
16 22 (2.06%) Telecoms
17 21 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 226 (21.20%) Developer
2 177 (16.60%) Software Engineer
3 85 (7.97%) Analyst
4 77 (7.22%) Senior Software Engineer
5 61 (5.72%) Software Developer
6 56 (5.25%) Consultant
7 46 (4.32%) Architect
8 43 (4.03%) C++ Developer
8 43 (4.03%) Senior Developer
9 42 (3.94%) Data Scientist
9 42 (3.94%) Embedded Engineer
10 40 (3.75%) Finance Manager
11 39 (3.66%) Technical Manager
12 35 (3.28%) Senior Data Scientist
13 33 (3.10%) Lead Developer
14 31 (2.91%) Technical Leader
15 30 (2.81%) Java Developer
16 29 (2.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 27 (2.53%) Full Stack Developer
18 26 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (13.51%) React
2 121 (11.35%) Node.js
3 93 (8.72%) HTML
4 65 (6.10%) REST
5 58 (5.44%) AngularJS
6 46 (4.32%) TensorFlow
7 45 (4.22%) HTML5
7 45 (4.22%) PyTorch
8 44 (4.13%) CSS
9 42 (3.94%) Pandas
10 41 (3.85%) NumPy
11 40 (3.75%) scikit-learn
12 38 (3.56%) .NET
13 33 (3.10%) Caffe
14 31 (2.91%) JSON
14 31 (2.91%) Velocity
15 27 (2.53%) XML
16 26 (2.44%) Spring
17 25 (2.35%) Java EE
17 25 (2.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 117 (10.98%) Algorithms
2 97 (9.10%) User Experience
3 67 (6.29%) Self-Motivation
4 61 (5.72%) Data Structures
4 61 (5.72%) Derivative
5 55 (5.16%) Mobile App
6 51 (4.78%) Fixed Income
7 50 (4.69%) Equities
8 46 (4.32%) Social Media
9 42 (3.94%) Management Information System
10 40 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 33 (3.10%) Virtual Team
12 26 (2.44%) Blog
13 23 (2.16%) Digital TV
13 23 (2.16%) STB
14 22 (2.06%) MPEG
14 22 (2.06%) SCADA
15 21 (1.97%) Cloud Native
15 21 (1.97%) Life Science
15 21 (1.97%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 180 (16.89%) Linux
2 73 (6.85%) Windows
3 59 (5.53%) Unix
4 19 (1.78%) Android
5 18 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
6 14 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.75%) FreeRTOS
7 8 (0.75%) VxWorks
8 7 (0.66%) Robot Operating System
9 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.47%) Kali Linux
10 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.47%) OpenWrt
10 5 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.38%) SUSE
11 4 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.38%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.19%) CentOS
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (36.87%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (33.21%) Software Engineering
3 204 (19.14%) Analytics
4 192 (18.01%) Problem-Solving
5 183 (17.17%) DevOps
6 174 (16.32%) Computer Science
7 127 (11.91%) Data Science
8 124 (11.63%) Mathematics
9 122 (11.44%) CI/CD
10 109 (10.23%) Risk Management
11 108 (10.13%) TDD
12 104 (9.76%) Mentoring
13 98 (9.19%) Machine Learning
13 98 (9.19%) Test Automation
14 93 (8.72%) Artificial Intelligence
15 90 (8.44%) Scrum
16 88 (8.26%) OO
17 87 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
18 84 (7.88%) Full Stack Development
19 81 (7.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 440 (41.28%) Python
2 428 (40.15%) C++
3 303 (28.42%) Java
4 223 (20.92%) SQL
5 222 (20.83%) C#
6 206 (19.32%) JavaScript
7 117 (10.98%) Go
8 71 (6.66%) R
9 63 (5.91%) TypeScript
10 56 (5.25%) PHP
11 51 (4.78%) MATLAB
12 41 (3.85%) Bash
13 32 (3.00%) Perl
13 32 (3.00%) Shell Script
14 30 (2.81%) Assembly Language
14 30 (2.81%) Ruby
14 30 (2.81%) Scala
15 26 (2.44%) Rust
16 25 (2.35%) Embedded C
17 20 (1.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 278 (26.08%) Degree
2 85 (7.97%) Security Cleared
3 82 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 77 (7.22%) SC Cleared
5 32 (3.00%) HND
5 32 (3.00%) Master's Degree
6 25 (2.35%) PhD
7 22 (2.06%) HNC
8 18 (1.69%) CISSP
9 17 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 11 (1.03%) CISM
11 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.94%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.75%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.47%) CISA
14 4 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.38%) MCITP
14 4 (0.38%) MCSA
14 4 (0.38%) OSCP
14 4 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.50%) QA
2 19 (1.78%) Accessibility
3 13 (1.22%) GDPR
3 13 (1.22%) NIST
4 11 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.56%) PMO
7 5 (0.47%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.19%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.19%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.19%) NCSC
9 2 (0.19%) RMADS
9 2 (0.19%) SLA
10 1 (0.094%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (8.16%) Docker
2 26 (2.44%) Firmware
3 20 (1.88%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (0.56%) Kamailio
5 6 (0.56%) OpenSIPS
6 5 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.47%) vSphere
7 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.38%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.19%) NFS
9 2 (0.19%) Snort
9 2 (0.19%) Squid
9 2 (0.19%) XenApp
10 1 (0.094%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 90 (8.44%) Kubernetes
2 33 (3.10%) Ansible
3 28 (2.63%) Terraform
4 13 (1.22%) Puppet
5 8 (0.75%) Nagios
6 5 (0.47%) Nessus
6 5 (0.47%) SCCM
7 4 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.38%) Bugsnag
7 4 (0.38%) Control-M
7 4 (0.38%) Icinga
7 4 (0.38%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.38%) VxRail
8 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.28%) SCOM
9 2 (0.19%) Kibana
9 2 (0.19%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.19%) Salt
9 2 (0.19%) Suricata
Vendors
1 63 (5.91%) Microsoft
2 59 (5.53%) Oracle
3 49 (4.60%) Google
4 39 (3.66%) BISAM
5 36 (3.38%) SAP
6 24 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 22 (2.06%) Spotify
7 22 (2.06%) YouTube
8 19 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.50%) Siemens
9 16 (1.50%) Splunk
10 13 (1.22%) IBM
11 12 (1.13%) Cisco
11 12 (1.13%) VMware
12 10 (0.94%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.84%) HP
14 8 (0.75%) Cognizant
14 8 (0.75%) Informatica
15 7 (0.66%) Rockwell
16 6 (0.56%) Sybase