Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 70 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +22
Permanent jobs citing C 1,179 1,307 1,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.18% 4.22% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.44% 7.46% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 918 1,115 1,115
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 15,841 17,527 17,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.11% 56.60% 51.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13,712 15,269 15,360
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing C as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the South East.

Salary trend for C in the South East

C
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the South East over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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
Thames Valley -8 426 £52,500 +5.00% 118
Hampshire +12 351 £47,500 +11.76% 72
Berkshire +19 270 £52,500 +16.67% 49
Surrey +11 233 £50,000 - 45
Oxfordshire -30 114 £55,000 +4.76% 40
West Sussex -31 66 £50,000 - 10
East Sussex +2 57 £42,500 -5.56% 25
Buckinghamshire +2 41 £37,500 -10.71% 29
Kent +21 37 £50,000 +5.26% 18
Middlesex +6 6 £95,000 -20.83% 4
Isle of Wight +1 1 £32,500 +20.37%
Sussex - 1 - -
C
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 South East region with a requirement for C.

1 637 (54.03%) C++
2 485 (41.14%) Software Engineering
3 376 (31.89%) Python
4 348 (29.52%) Linux
5 321 (27.23%) Degree
6 291 (24.68%) Java
7 279 (23.66%) C#
8 241 (20.44%) SQL
9 222 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
10 175 (14.84%) Security Cleared
11 162 (13.74%) Windows
12 157 (13.32%) Computer Science
13 151 (12.81%) Embedded C
14 144 (12.21%) Microsoft
15 141 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
16 128 (10.86%) Mathematics
17 127 (10.77%) Electronics
18 126 (10.69%) JavaScript
19 121 (10.26%) SC Cleared
20 111 (9.41%) Finance
21 109 (9.25%) Embedded Systems
22 108 (9.16%) Algorithms
23 102 (8.65%) Firmware
24 101 (8.57%) Multithreading
25 93 (7.89%) SDLC
26 90 (7.63%) Unix
27 88 (7.46%) Physics
28 82 (6.96%) Git (software)
29 81 (6.87%) Bash Shell
29 81 (6.87%) Oracle

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 15 (1.27%) Apache Spark
2 13 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (0.93%) Confluence
4 10 (0.85%) nginx
5 9 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.76%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.59%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.59%) WordPress
7 6 (0.51%) Apache
8 5 (0.42%) MS Project Server
9 4 (0.34%) DNN
9 4 (0.34%) IIS
9 4 (0.34%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.25%) Drupal
10 3 (0.25%) Moodle
10 3 (0.25%) SAS
10 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.17%) CMS
11 2 (0.17%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.085%) FileNet
Applications
1 48 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.34%) Simulink
8 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.17%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 24 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.51%) Magento
5 4 (0.34%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.34%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.085%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.085%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.085%) Primavera
8 1 (0.085%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.53%) SaaS
5 14 (1.19%) Office 365
6 9 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.59%) GitHub
7 7 (0.59%) IaaS
8 6 (0.51%) Serverless
9 5 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.42%) PaaS
10 4 (0.34%) AdWords
10 4 (0.34%) AWS Fargate
10 4 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.085%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.085%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.97%) Wireless
2 29 (2.46%) RS-232
2 29 (2.46%) TCP/IP
3 28 (2.37%) Bluetooth
4 25 (2.12%) Internet
4 25 (2.12%) Network Security
5 24 (2.04%) RS-485
6 21 (1.78%) RS-422
7 20 (1.70%) Ethernet
8 19 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (1.36%) WAN
10 14 (1.19%) Firewall
11 13 (1.10%) LTE
11 13 (1.10%) RFID
12 11 (0.93%) RTP
13 10 (0.85%) LAN
14 8 (0.68%) 5G
14 8 (0.68%) VPN
15 7 (0.59%) 4G
15 7 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.39%) MySQL
3 31 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.54%) Big Data
4 30 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 27 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 24 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (1.61%) Neo4j
8 15 (1.27%) Hadoop
9 11 (0.93%) RDBMS
10 10 (0.85%) Redis
11 9 (0.76%) GIS
11 9 (0.76%) Ingres
12 7 (0.59%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.51%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.51%) HBase
13 6 (0.51%) Impala
13 6 (0.51%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 82 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.16%) Visual Studio
3 42 (3.56%) JIRA
4 30 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 22 (1.87%) Subversion
6 21 (1.78%) LabVIEW
7 17 (1.44%) ProC
8 15 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
9 11 (0.93%) PVCS
10 9 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.68%) GitLab
11 8 (0.68%) Selenium
11 8 (0.68%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.68%) WiX
12 7 (0.59%) CMake
12 7 (0.59%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (0.51%) Grunt
13 6 (0.51%) gulp
13 6 (0.51%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 127 (10.77%) Electronics
2 111 (9.41%) Finance
3 61 (5.17%) Automotive
4 52 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 49 (4.16%) Manufacturing
6 36 (3.05%) Marketing
7 29 (2.46%) Aerospace
7 29 (2.46%) Retail
8 24 (2.04%) Military
9 16 (1.36%) Advertising
10 15 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (0.93%) Avionics
12 7 (0.59%) Back Office
13 6 (0.51%) Legal
14 5 (0.42%) German Language
14 5 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.34%) Law
16 3 (0.25%) Banking
16 3 (0.25%) Games
17 2 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 380 (32.23%) Software Engineer
2 246 (20.87%) Developer
3 135 (11.45%) Embedded Engineer
4 111 (9.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 88 (7.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 81 (6.87%) Senior Software Engineer
7 58 (4.92%) Analyst
8 57 (4.83%) Software Developer
9 53 (4.50%) C++ Developer
10 51 (4.33%) Graduate
11 50 (4.24%) Architect
11 50 (4.24%) Firmware Engineer
12 47 (3.99%) C Developer
13 37 (3.14%) Systems Engineer
14 34 (2.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 32 (2.71%) Consultant
16 31 (2.63%) Electronics Engineer
16 31 (2.63%) Python Developer
16 31 (2.63%) Python Engineer
17 30 (2.54%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (5.43%) HTML
2 53 (4.50%) TensorFlow
3 52 (4.41%) STL
4 43 (3.65%) .NET
5 40 (3.39%) AngularJS
5 40 (3.39%) MFC
6 39 (3.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 38 (3.22%) COM
7 38 (3.22%) CSS
8 36 (3.05%) Natural Language Processing
9 33 (2.80%) Web Services
10 28 (2.37%) Node.js
10 28 (2.37%) XML
11 25 (2.12%) Django
12 23 (1.95%) J2EE
13 19 (1.61%) .NET Framework
14 16 (1.36%) Middleware
14 16 (1.36%) OpenGL
14 16 (1.36%) RESTful
15 13 (1.10%) Caffe
Miscellaneous
1 109 (9.25%) Embedded Systems
2 108 (9.16%) Algorithms
3 59 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (3.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 33 (2.80%) Device Driver
7 31 (2.63%) Robotics
8 26 (2.21%) VHDL
9 25 (2.12%) Management Information System
9 25 (2.12%) User Experience
10 21 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (1.19%) CAN bus
11 14 (1.19%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 8 (0.68%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.68%) Mobile App
14 7 (0.59%) Fintech
14 7 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (0.59%) Social Media
14 7 (0.59%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 348 (29.52%) Linux
2 162 (13.74%) Windows
3 90 (7.63%) Unix
4 58 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
5 44 (3.73%) Android
6 28 (2.37%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.95%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.44%) VxWorks
10 15 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (1.10%) AIX
13 10 (0.85%) Robot Operating System
13 10 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.85%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.76%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.42%) FreeRTOS
15 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.34%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (41.14%) Software Engineering
2 222 (18.83%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (13.32%) Computer Science
4 141 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
5 128 (10.86%) Mathematics
6 101 (8.57%) Multithreading
7 93 (7.89%) SDLC
8 88 (7.46%) Physics
9 75 (6.36%) Machine Learning
9 75 (6.36%) TDD
10 73 (6.19%) Project Management
11 71 (6.02%) OO
12 69 (5.85%) Test Automation
13 63 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
14 59 (5.00%) Deep Learning
15 57 (4.83%) Artificial Intelligence
15 57 (4.83%) DevOps
16 55 (4.66%) Analytics
17 54 (4.58%) Business Development
18 53 (4.50%) Computer Vision
Programming Languages
1 637 (54.03%) C++
2 376 (31.89%) Python
3 291 (24.68%) Java
4 279 (23.66%) C#
5 241 (20.44%) SQL
6 151 (12.81%) Embedded C
7 126 (10.69%) JavaScript
8 81 (6.87%) Bash Shell
9 69 (5.85%) Embedded C++
10 42 (3.56%) Shell Script
11 40 (3.39%) MATLAB
12 36 (3.05%) Perl
13 34 (2.88%) Ada
14 32 (2.71%) Lua
15 31 (2.63%) Go
16 27 (2.29%) PL/SQL
17 25 (2.12%) Assembly Language
18 20 (1.70%) PHP
19 17 (1.44%) PowerShell
19 17 (1.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 321 (27.23%) Degree
2 175 (14.84%) Security Cleared
3 121 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 70 (5.94%) DV Cleared
5 59 (5.00%) PhD
6 38 (3.22%) MPhil
7 37 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (2.80%) HND
9 23 (1.95%) HNC
10 15 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 14 (1.19%) PMI Certification
11 14 (1.19%) PMP
12 11 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.85%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
14 9 (0.76%) CEH
14 9 (0.76%) GIAC
15 8 (0.68%) CCNA
15 8 (0.68%) Master's Degree
16 7 (0.59%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.87%) QA
2 15 (1.27%) JTAG
3 9 (0.76%) MISRA
4 6 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.51%) PMO
4 6 (0.51%) SLA
5 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.34%) GDPR
6 4 (0.34%) MISRA C
7 3 (0.25%) GAAP
7 3 (0.25%) ISO 26262
7 3 (0.25%) WCAG
8 2 (0.17%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.17%) DO-254
8 2 (0.17%) IEC 62304
8 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.085%) Def Stans
System Software
1 102 (8.65%) Firmware
2 48 (4.07%) Docker
3 30 (2.54%) Active Directory
4 21 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (1.02%) vSphere
7 6 (0.51%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.51%) HDFS
8 5 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.34%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.17%) NFS
11 2 (0.17%) Samba
11 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.17%) XenApp
12 1 (0.085%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.085%) RACF
12 1 (0.085%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (1.78%) Puppet
2 18 (1.53%) Ansible
3 10 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.68%) HAProxy
5 7 (0.59%) Defensics
5 7 (0.59%) Kibana
5 7 (0.59%) Nessus
5 7 (0.59%) Nexpose
5 7 (0.59%) Nmap
5 7 (0.59%) OpenVAS
6 6 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (0.42%) SCCM
8 4 (0.34%) Nagios
8 4 (0.34%) Terraform
9 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.17%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.17%) SCOM
10 2 (0.17%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.085%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 144 (12.21%) Microsoft
2 81 (6.87%) Oracle
3 29 (2.46%) Cisco
4 27 (2.29%) VMware
5 23 (1.95%) SAP
6 22 (1.87%) Atlassian
6 22 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.61%) Citrix
7 19 (1.61%) EMC
8 12 (1.02%) Polycom
9 11 (0.93%) Adobe
9 11 (0.93%) Google
10 9 (0.76%) Sage
10 9 (0.76%) Xilinx
11 8 (0.68%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.59%) Altera
12 7 (0.59%) Codenomicon
12 7 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.51%) Juniper
13 6 (0.51%) NetApp