Period
to 29 October 2020

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

C
England > South East
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 68 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 0
Permanent jobs citing C 320 1,055 1,259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.93% 4.14% 4.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.63% 7.70% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 288 833 1,031
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,375 £30,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.00% - +3.09%

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 4,824 13,695 16,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.29% 53.77% 56.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4,149 11,844 14,313
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 29 October 2020.

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 29 October 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
Hampshire +5 130 £50,000 -4.76% 38
Thames Valley +12 110 £55,000 +18.28% 45
Berkshire +63 54 £55,000 - 15
Buckinghamshire +18 37 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Surrey -15 29 £47,500 -13.64% 13
Oxfordshire -3 19 £50,000 +25.00% 16
West Sussex -38 18 £52,500 -4.55% 9
East Sussex +24 15 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Kent +40 12 £75,000 +63.04% 8
Sussex +2 2 £52,500 -25.00% 1
C
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 South East region with a requirement for C.

1 182 (56.88%) C++
2 122 (38.13%) Software Engineering
3 111 (34.69%) Linux
4 80 (25.00%) Python
4 80 (25.00%) Degree
5 68 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (20.94%) Java
7 65 (20.31%) C#
8 60 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 49 (15.31%) Electronics
10 46 (14.38%) Computer Science
11 45 (14.06%) HTML
12 44 (13.75%) Security Cleared
13 43 (13.44%) .NET
13 43 (13.44%) Embedded C
14 41 (12.81%) Windows
15 40 (12.50%) Telecoms
16 38 (11.88%) SQL
17 37 (11.56%) AWS
18 36 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
19 35 (10.94%) Git (software)
20 33 (10.31%) Firmware
21 32 (10.00%) Test Automation
22 31 (9.69%) CSS
23 30 (9.38%) Microsoft
24 29 (9.06%) MySQL
24 29 (9.06%) Finance
25 28 (8.75%) Unit Testing
26 27 (8.44%) Mathematics
26 27 (8.44%) Azure

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 17 (5.31%) Confluence
2 9 (2.81%) Apache
3 5 (1.56%) IIS
3 5 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
5 3 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.31%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.25%) Fusion 360
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.94%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.63%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 37 (11.56%) AWS
2 27 (8.44%) Azure
3 15 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (2.81%) Office 365
4 9 (2.81%) Serverless
5 6 (1.88%) GCP
6 5 (1.56%) SaaS
7 3 (0.94%) IaaS
7 3 (0.94%) Yarn
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.31%) npm
9 1 (0.31%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.31%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.31%) ShareGate
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 15 (4.69%) Network Security
3 13 (4.06%) DHCP
3 13 (4.06%) DNS
4 12 (3.75%) 5G
4 12 (3.75%) Wireless
5 10 (3.13%) 4G
6 9 (2.81%) H.323
7 8 (2.50%) Bluetooth
8 7 (2.19%) 3G
8 7 (2.19%) Software-Defined Radio
9 6 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.56%) 2G
10 5 (1.56%) Firewall
10 5 (1.56%) RTP
11 4 (1.25%) Ethernet
11 4 (1.25%) IPv4
11 4 (1.25%) IPv6
11 4 (1.25%) LTE
11 4 (1.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.06%) MySQL
2 7 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.19%) Relational Database
2 7 (2.19%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.56%) Big Data
4 5 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.56%) Spatial Data
5 3 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.94%) Neo4j
5 3 (0.94%) Redis
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (0.63%) DB2
6 2 (0.63%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (0.63%) GIS
6 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.63%) QlikView
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 35 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.19%) JIRA
3 18 (5.63%) Eclipse
4 16 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 15 (4.69%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.13%) Selenium
7 8 (2.50%) Subversion
8 5 (1.56%) JUnit
8 5 (1.56%) Maven
9 3 (0.94%) webpack
10 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.63%) GitLab
10 2 (0.63%) Mockito
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.63%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.31%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.31%) GDB
General
1 49 (15.31%) Electronics
2 40 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 29 (9.06%) Finance
4 20 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.75%) Public Sector
6 9 (2.81%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.50%) Games
7 8 (2.50%) Retail
8 5 (1.56%) Military
9 4 (1.25%) Advertising
9 4 (1.25%) Banking
9 4 (1.25%) Norwegian Language
10 3 (0.94%) Automotive
10 3 (0.94%) Marketing
11 1 (0.31%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 93 (29.06%) Software Engineer
2 61 (19.06%) Developer
3 57 (17.81%) Embedded Engineer
4 54 (16.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 31 (9.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 23 (7.19%) C Software Engineer
6 23 (7.19%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 19 (5.94%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.31%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 17 (5.31%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
10 15 (4.69%) C Developer
11 14 (4.38%) Architect
11 14 (4.38%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 14 (4.38%) Embedded C Software Engineer
11 14 (4.38%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 14 (4.38%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 14 (4.38%) Graduate
12 13 (4.06%) Python Developer
13 12 (3.75%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.06%) HTML
2 43 (13.44%) .NET
3 31 (9.69%) CSS
4 23 (7.19%) Web Services
5 17 (5.31%) REST
6 16 (5.00%) WebRTC
7 12 (3.75%) HTML5
8 11 (3.44%) Symfony
8 11 (3.44%) Vue.js
9 10 (3.13%) Spring
10 9 (2.81%) XML
11 8 (2.50%) .NET Core
11 8 (2.50%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.50%) Apache Flex
11 8 (2.50%) Django
11 8 (2.50%) jQuery
11 8 (2.50%) LAMP
11 8 (2.50%) Laravel
11 8 (2.50%) Node.js
12 7 (2.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.50%) Algorithms
2 22 (6.88%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (6.56%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (5.31%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 13 (4.06%) Mobile App
6 11 (3.44%) Device Driver
6 11 (3.44%) PKI
7 10 (3.13%) SIMD
7 10 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.81%) SCADA
9 8 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.50%) ASIC
10 7 (2.19%) VHDL
11 6 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.88%) Industry 4.0
11 6 (1.88%) Verilog
11 6 (1.88%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.56%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 111 (34.69%) Linux
2 41 (12.81%) Windows
3 12 (3.75%) CentOS
3 12 (3.75%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (2.81%) Android
5 6 (1.88%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.88%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.56%) Unix
6 5 (1.56%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.94%) Solaris
8 3 (0.94%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.63%) FreeRTOS
9 2 (0.63%) Robot Operating System
9 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (38.13%) Software Engineering
2 68 (21.25%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (14.38%) Computer Science
4 36 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 28 (8.75%) Unit Testing
7 27 (8.44%) Mathematics
7 27 (8.44%) Project Management
7 27 (8.44%) Signal Processing
8 24 (7.50%) SDLC
9 22 (6.88%) DevOps
9 22 (6.88%) OO
9 22 (6.88%) Scrum
10 21 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (5.94%) OOP
12 18 (5.63%) UML
13 17 (5.31%) CAD
13 17 (5.31%) Embedded Software Development
13 17 (5.31%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (5.00%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 182 (56.88%) C++
2 80 (25.00%) Python
3 67 (20.94%) Java
4 65 (20.31%) C#
5 60 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 43 (13.44%) Embedded C
7 38 (11.88%) SQL
8 22 (6.88%) Embedded C++
9 14 (4.38%) Go
9 14 (4.38%) PHP
10 12 (3.75%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.44%) Java 8
11 11 (3.44%) MATLAB
12 10 (3.13%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.56%) Scala
15 4 (1.25%) Assembly Language
15 4 (1.25%) Rust
16 3 (0.94%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.94%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 80 (25.00%) Degree
2 44 (13.75%) Security Cleared
3 25 (7.81%) DV Cleared
4 23 (7.19%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.25%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.25%) PhD
7 3 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.94%) HND
7 3 (0.94%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.63%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.31%) APMP
9 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.31%) QA
2 12 (3.75%) SLA
3 4 (1.25%) JTAG
4 3 (0.94%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (10.31%) Firmware
2 21 (6.56%) Docker
3 19 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (3.75%) Active Directory
5 7 (2.19%) KVM
6 6 (1.88%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.56%) vSphere
8 4 (1.25%) LXC
9 2 (0.63%) iptables
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (3.44%) Ansible
2 8 (2.50%) SCOM
3 7 (2.19%) Terraform
4 4 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.25%) SCCM
5 3 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.94%) Puppet
5 3 (0.94%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.94%) vRealize
6 1 (0.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.13%) VMware
3 16 (5.00%) Oracle
4 7 (2.19%) Xamarin
5 6 (1.88%) Cisco
5 6 (1.88%) EMC
5 6 (1.88%) McAfee
5 6 (1.88%) NetApp
5 6 (1.88%) Xilinx
6 5 (1.56%) Altera
6 5 (1.56%) IBM
6 5 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.25%) Google
7 4 (1.25%) Perforce
7 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.94%) Citrix
8 3 (0.94%) Gemalto
8 3 (0.94%) Juniper
8 3 (0.94%) SAP
8 3 (0.94%) Splunk