Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 39 111 68
Rank change year-on-year +72 -43 -12
Permanent jobs citing C 1,325 380 700
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 6.57% 2.84% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.09% 5.07% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 464 291 589
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 10,125 7,492 9,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.18% 55.99% 56.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6,504 6,118 8,178
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,815
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for C in the South East

C
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in the South East.

Salary trend for C in the South East

C
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in the South East over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Salary histogram for C in the South East

C
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 May 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
Thames Valley +84 673 £52,500 -4.55% 68
Buckinghamshire +64 288 £52,500 -2.33% 15
Berkshire +63 228 £52,500 -22.51% 28
Hampshire -9 224 £55,000 -8.33% 45
Surrey +33 208 £60,000 +9.09% 14
Oxfordshire +31 171 £52,500 +13.51% 25
Kent +22 92 £45,000 -5.26% 11
West Sussex +43 64 £50,000 -16.67% 8
East Sussex +40 53 £65,000 +23.81% 7
Middlesex - 8 - - 1
Sussex - 4 - - 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 South East region with a requirement for C.

1 812 (61.28%) C++
2 757 (57.13%) Software Engineering
3 687 (51.85%) Degree
4 570 (43.02%) Linux
5 510 (38.49%) Software Testing
6 473 (35.70%) Agile
7 428 (32.30%) Python
8 325 (24.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 303 (22.87%) Signal Processing
10 292 (22.04%) Unit Testing
11 291 (21.96%) TCP/IP
12 283 (21.36%) Functional Testing
13 279 (21.06%) Project Planning
14 276 (20.83%) Electronics
15 274 (20.68%) Digital Signal Processing
16 271 (20.45%) Protocol Buffers
16 271 (20.45%) HTTP
17 265 (20.00%) Social Skills
18 263 (19.85%) C#
19 224 (16.91%) Java
20 211 (15.92%) Computer Science
21 169 (12.75%) Firmware
21 169 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
22 166 (12.53%) TDD
23 162 (12.23%) Algorithms
24 157 (11.85%) Finance
25 149 (11.25%) DevOps
26 147 (11.09%) JavaScript
27 146 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
27 146 (11.02%) AWS

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 30 (2.26%) Confluence
2 21 (1.58%) Apache
3 8 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
3 8 (0.60%) Apache Solr
4 5 (0.38%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.30%) CMS
6 2 (0.15%) nginx
6 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.15%) WildFly
7 1 (0.075%) IIS
7 1 (0.075%) JBoss
Applications
1 61 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.89%) SOLIDWORKS
4 19 (1.43%) Simulink
5 18 (1.36%) AutoCAD
6 11 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.83%) Stateflow
7 10 (0.75%) Revit
8 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.23%) Autodesk Inventor
10 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.23%) Windchill
11 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.075%) InDesign
12 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.075%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 9 (0.68%) SAP HR
2 8 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.075%) Cloudability
5 1 (0.075%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.075%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 146 (11.02%) AWS
2 115 (8.68%) Azure
3 77 (5.81%) Serverless
4 62 (4.68%) GCP
5 38 (2.87%) GitHub
6 37 (2.79%) Power Platform
7 25 (1.89%) Microsoft 365
8 17 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.83%) DigitalOcean
10 10 (0.75%) OpenShift
10 10 (0.75%) SaaS
10 10 (0.75%) Slack
11 8 (0.60%) Google Workspace
12 4 (0.30%) GitHub Actions
12 4 (0.30%) Veeva
13 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.23%) IaaS
13 3 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 291 (21.96%) TCP/IP
2 271 (20.45%) HTTP
3 47 (3.55%) Wireless
4 19 (1.43%) Modbus
5 14 (1.06%) RS-232
6 11 (0.83%) 3G
7 7 (0.53%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.53%) Internet
8 5 (0.38%) SpaceWire
9 4 (0.30%) H.323
9 4 (0.30%) VoIP
9 4 (0.30%) Wireless Security
10 3 (0.23%) 3GPP
10 3 (0.23%) PBX
10 3 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.23%) RTP
10 3 (0.23%) STUN
11 2 (0.15%) 5G
11 2 (0.15%) RS-422
11 2 (0.15%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (2.94%) MySQL
1 39 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
2 36 (2.72%) Power BI
3 24 (1.81%) Relational Database
4 22 (1.66%) NoSQL
5 21 (1.58%) HBase
6 20 (1.51%) Big Data
7 16 (1.21%) SQL Server
8 13 (0.98%) Hadoop
9 10 (0.75%) GIS
9 10 (0.75%) Power Query
10 6 (0.45%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.38%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.30%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.30%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.30%) Tableau
13 3 (0.23%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.23%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 127 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 108 (8.15%) JIRA
3 98 (7.40%) Jenkins
4 68 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 28 (2.11%) GCC
6 21 (1.58%) Selenium
7 20 (1.51%) CMake
8 17 (1.28%) GDB
8 17 (1.28%) JMeter
9 16 (1.21%) LabVIEW
10 14 (1.06%) LoadRunner
10 14 (1.06%) NeoLoad
10 14 (1.06%) TeamCity
11 13 (0.98%) NetBeans
11 13 (0.98%) Xcode
12 12 (0.91%) ClearCase
13 11 (0.83%) Grunt
13 11 (0.83%) gulp
13 11 (0.83%) Plastic SCM
14 10 (0.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 325 (24.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 276 (20.83%) Electronics
3 265 (20.00%) Social Skills
4 157 (11.85%) Finance
5 146 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
6 133 (10.04%) Marketing
7 106 (8.00%) Legal
8 104 (7.85%) Aviation
9 77 (5.81%) Telecoms
10 68 (5.13%) Manufacturing
11 52 (3.92%) Aerospace
12 51 (3.85%) Influencing Skills
13 43 (3.25%) Automotive
14 38 (2.87%) Public Sector
15 31 (2.34%) Retail
16 28 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
17 27 (2.04%) Law
18 21 (1.58%) French Language
19 12 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
20 11 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 699 (52.75%) Software Engineer
2 431 (32.53%) Embedded Engineer
3 419 (31.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 179 (13.51%) Junior
5 174 (13.13%) Junior Software Engineer
6 166 (12.53%) Junior Embedded Engineer
7 113 (8.53%) C++ Software Engineer
8 99 (7.47%) Senior Software Engineer
9 92 (6.94%) Developer
10 82 (6.19%) Analyst
11 80 (6.04%) Principal Engineer
12 54 (4.08%) Electronics Engineer
13 53 (4.00%) Principal Software Engineer
14 49 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
15 44 (3.32%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 41 (3.09%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
17 40 (3.02%) Graduate
18 33 (2.49%) Data Analyst
19 28 (2.11%) Architect
20 26 (1.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (20.45%) Protocol Buffers
2 106 (8.00%) React
3 103 (7.77%) HTML
4 94 (7.09%) HTML5
5 80 (6.04%) CSS
6 75 (5.66%) CSS3
7 73 (5.51%) AngularJS
8 63 (4.75%) WPF
9 60 (4.53%) Vue.js
10 59 (4.45%) WinForms
11 51 (3.85%) MFC
12 49 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 49 (3.70%) STL
13 39 (2.94%) COM
13 39 (2.94%) REST
14 34 (2.57%) .NET
15 22 (1.66%) Kafka
15 22 (1.66%) Qt
16 17 (1.28%) JSON
16 17 (1.28%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 162 (12.23%) Algorithms
2 95 (7.17%) Embedded Systems
3 77 (5.81%) IoT
4 71 (5.36%) Data Structures
5 43 (3.25%) FPGA
6 41 (3.09%) ARM Cortex
7 37 (2.79%) Cyberattack
7 37 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 35 (2.64%) Virtual Team
9 32 (2.42%) VHDL
10 29 (2.19%) Social Media
11 26 (1.96%) Cyber Defence
12 23 (1.74%) ASIC
13 19 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
14 18 (1.36%) User Experience
15 17 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (1.13%) 3D Printing
17 14 (1.06%) Cybercrime
17 14 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 570 (43.02%) Linux
2 98 (7.40%) Windows
3 39 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
4 31 (2.34%) FreeRTOS
5 28 (2.11%) CentOS
6 25 (1.89%) Unix
7 23 (1.74%) Android
8 13 (0.98%) VMS
9 11 (0.83%) ThreadX
10 10 (0.75%) Windows Server
11 8 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.30%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.15%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2016
16 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (57.13%) Software Engineering
2 510 (38.49%) Software Testing
3 473 (35.70%) Agile
4 303 (22.87%) Signal Processing
5 292 (22.04%) Unit Testing
6 283 (21.36%) Functional Testing
7 279 (21.06%) Project Planning
8 274 (20.68%) Digital Signal Processing
9 211 (15.92%) Computer Science
10 169 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
11 166 (12.53%) TDD
12 149 (11.25%) DevOps
13 141 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 141 (10.64%) Test Automation
14 139 (10.49%) Project Management
15 138 (10.42%) CI/CD
16 119 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
16 119 (8.98%) Mathematics
17 118 (8.91%) Mentoring
18 114 (8.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 812 (61.28%) C++
2 428 (32.30%) Python
3 263 (19.85%) C#
4 224 (16.91%) Java
5 147 (11.09%) JavaScript
6 134 (10.11%) SQL
7 111 (8.38%) Embedded C
8 59 (4.45%) Objective-C
9 49 (3.70%) Embedded C++
10 48 (3.62%) Bash
11 43 (3.25%) Perl
12 41 (3.09%) MATLAB
13 24 (1.81%) R
13 24 (1.81%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.36%) Rust
14 18 (1.36%) TypeScript
15 16 (1.21%) Go
16 13 (0.98%) Assembly Language
17 11 (0.83%) VBA
18 10 (0.75%) Formula Language
Qualifications
1 687 (51.85%) Degree
2 113 (8.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 81 (6.11%) Security Cleared
4 50 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 20 (1.51%) PhD
7 14 (1.06%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.06%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.98%) HND
9 7 (0.53%) PgMP
10 6 (0.45%) APMP
10 6 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
10 6 (0.45%) CREST Certified
10 6 (0.45%) MBA
10 6 (0.45%) OSCP
11 5 (0.38%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.30%) PMP
13 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (7.02%) QA
2 61 (4.60%) Accessibility
3 23 (1.74%) ISO 9001
4 21 (1.58%) ISO 26262
5 14 (1.06%) PMO
6 13 (0.98%) SLA
7 12 (0.91%) MISRA
8 11 (0.83%) AUTOSAR
9 9 (0.68%) GDPR
10 8 (0.60%) NEBOSH
11 6 (0.45%) COBIT
12 5 (0.38%) ISO 13485
13 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
13 4 (0.30%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.23%) Def Stans
14 3 (0.23%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.23%) IEC 62304
15 1 (0.075%) ARP4754
15 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 169 (12.75%) Firmware
2 35 (2.64%) Docker
3 25 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.45%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.15%) vSphere
7 2 (0.15%) Xen
8 1 (0.075%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (2.72%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.26%) Ansible
3 13 (0.98%) Grafana
4 12 (0.91%) Puppet
5 10 (0.75%) Terraform
6 7 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.30%) systemd
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.23%) SCCM
8 3 (0.23%) SCOM
8 3 (0.23%) WSUS
9 2 (0.15%) Autotask
9 2 (0.15%) FlexNet
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.15%) Nagios
9 2 (0.15%) Packer
9 2 (0.15%) Podman
9 2 (0.15%) PTC Integrity
9 2 (0.15%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.075%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 137 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 33 (2.49%) SAP
3 29 (2.19%) Workday
4 26 (1.96%) VMware
5 21 (1.58%) AppDynamics
5 21 (1.58%) Oracle
6 19 (1.43%) QinetiQ
6 19 (1.43%) Siemens
7 16 (1.21%) EMC
7 16 (1.21%) New Relic
7 16 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.13%) ANSYS
8 15 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.06%) Dynatrace
9 14 (1.06%) Micro Focus
10 12 (0.91%) IBM
11 11 (0.83%) Lauterbach
11 11 (0.83%) QNX
12 10 (0.75%) Rockwell
12 10 (0.75%) Splunk