Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 71 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing C 424 1,107 1,333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.85% 4.21% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.84% 7.81% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 368 777 1,107
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,050 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 6,200 14,183 17,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.32% 53.89% 57.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,256 12,160 14,921
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £29,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 10 August 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 10 August 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 -19 149 £50,000 - 26
Thames Valley +24 129 £50,000 +11.11% 43
Berkshire +73 67 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Surrey +10 67 £50,000 -4.76% 18
West Sussex +7 41 £55,000 +15.79% 11
Buckinghamshire +12 33 £65,000 +44.44% 10
Oxfordshire -13 29 £47,052 +21.65% 12
Kent +52 21 £75,000 +66.67% 7
East Sussex +7 10 £43,500 -5.43% 3
Isle of Wight +15 2 £37,500 -
Sussex - 1 £52,500 - 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 258 (60.85%) C++
2 172 (40.57%) Software Engineering
3 158 (37.26%) Linux
4 139 (32.78%) Python
5 134 (31.60%) Degree
6 107 (25.24%) C#
7 92 (21.70%) Java
7 92 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (17.92%) Windows
9 73 (17.22%) .NET
10 72 (16.98%) JavaScript
11 69 (16.27%) Git (software)
12 64 (15.09%) Firmware
13 63 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
14 57 (13.44%) Computer Science
15 56 (13.21%) HTML
16 53 (12.50%) AWS
17 49 (11.56%) Electronics
18 48 (11.32%) Embedded C
19 46 (10.85%) MySQL
20 45 (10.61%) OO
20 45 (10.61%) JIRA
21 44 (10.38%) Telecoms
21 44 (10.38%) Finance
22 43 (10.14%) SQL
23 42 (9.91%) Algorithms
24 41 (9.67%) Jenkins
24 41 (9.67%) Manufacturing
24 41 (9.67%) Project Management
24 41 (9.67%) Mathematics

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 33 (7.78%) Confluence
2 16 (3.77%) Apache
3 8 (1.89%) IIS
4 5 (1.18%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.94%) CICS
5 4 (0.94%) nginx
5 4 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.94%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.47%) JBoss
6 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.94%) Simulink
5 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.24%) CATIA
6 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
2 2 (0.47%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.50%) AWS
2 28 (6.60%) Azure
3 22 (5.19%) GCP
4 15 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (2.83%) Serverless
6 5 (1.18%) SaaS
7 3 (0.71%) IaaS
7 3 (0.71%) Office 365
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.47%) npm
8 2 (0.47%) PaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.60%) Wireless
2 25 (5.90%) 5G
3 16 (3.77%) 4G
3 16 (3.77%) Bluetooth
4 15 (3.54%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.36%) Firewall
5 10 (2.36%) H.323
5 10 (2.36%) LTE
6 9 (2.12%) Network Security
6 9 (2.12%) RTP
6 9 (2.12%) ZigBee
7 8 (1.89%) Internet
8 7 (1.65%) 3G
8 7 (1.65%) Skype
9 5 (1.18%) 2G
9 5 (1.18%) 3GPP
9 5 (1.18%) DHCP
9 5 (1.18%) DNS
9 5 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.85%) MySQL
2 14 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.59%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.36%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.65%) DB2
8 6 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.18%) Big Data
9 5 (1.18%) Redis
9 5 (1.18%) Spatial Data
10 4 (0.94%) Neo4j
11 3 (0.71%) Amazon Athena
11 3 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.71%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.71%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.71%) SQLPlus
12 2 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
12 2 (0.47%) DB2 UDB
12 2 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 69 (16.27%) Git (software)
2 45 (10.61%) JIRA
3 41 (9.67%) Jenkins
4 17 (4.01%) Visual Studio
5 13 (3.07%) Eclipse
5 13 (3.07%) Subversion
6 8 (1.89%) Maven
7 7 (1.65%) Selenium
8 6 (1.42%) CMake
8 6 (1.42%) Gerrit
8 6 (1.42%) JUnit
9 5 (1.18%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.94%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.94%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.94%) EasyMock
10 4 (0.94%) Gradle
10 4 (0.94%) ProC
10 4 (0.94%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.71%) JMeter
11 3 (0.71%) LabVIEW
General
1 49 (11.56%) Electronics
2 44 (10.38%) Finance
2 44 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 41 (9.67%) Manufacturing
4 23 (5.42%) Retail
5 19 (4.48%) Military
6 14 (3.30%) Advertising
7 13 (3.07%) Aerospace
7 13 (3.07%) Public Sector
8 10 (2.36%) Games
8 10 (2.36%) Marketing
9 4 (0.94%) Banking
9 4 (0.94%) Norwegian Language
10 3 (0.71%) Automotive
10 3 (0.71%) Local Government
11 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 124 (29.25%) Software Engineer
2 96 (22.64%) Developer
3 55 (12.97%) Embedded Engineer
4 45 (10.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 36 (8.49%) Senior Software Engineer
6 35 (8.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 27 (6.37%) C Software Engineer
8 24 (5.66%) Junior
9 23 (5.42%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 22 (5.19%) C++ Developer
11 17 (4.01%) C Developer
11 17 (4.01%) Graduate
12 16 (3.77%) Software Developer
13 15 (3.54%) Architect
13 15 (3.54%) Firmware Engineer
13 15 (3.54%) Junior Developer
14 14 (3.30%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
15 12 (2.83%) C/C++ Developer
15 12 (2.83%) Design Engineer
16 11 (2.59%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (17.22%) .NET
2 56 (13.21%) HTML
3 37 (8.73%) REST
4 36 (8.49%) Web Services
5 32 (7.55%) HTML5
6 31 (7.31%) CSS
7 24 (5.66%) WebRTC
8 17 (4.01%) WPF
9 16 (3.77%) Qt
9 16 (3.77%) XML
10 15 (3.54%) .NET Core
10 15 (3.54%) AngularJS
11 13 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (3.07%) jQuery
11 13 (3.07%) PhoneGap
11 13 (3.07%) React
11 13 (3.07%) Vue.js
11 13 (3.07%) WinForms
12 12 (2.83%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.83%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.91%) Algorithms
2 38 (8.96%) Embedded Systems
3 36 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (4.48%) Mobile App
6 18 (4.25%) SIMD
7 16 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 16 (3.77%) Robotics
8 15 (3.54%) Device Driver
9 12 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
10 11 (2.59%) Industry 4.0
10 11 (2.59%) SCADA
10 11 (2.59%) Smart Meter
11 9 (2.12%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.89%) Internet of Things
12 8 (1.89%) PKI
12 8 (1.89%) User Experience
12 8 (1.89%) Verilog
13 7 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 158 (37.26%) Linux
2 76 (17.92%) Windows
3 26 (6.13%) Embedded Linux
3 26 (6.13%) Unix
4 17 (4.01%) Android
5 14 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 10 (2.36%) Apple iOS
7 8 (1.89%) CentOS
8 7 (1.65%) Solaris
9 4 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.71%) AIX
11 2 (0.47%) FreeRTOS
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.47%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (40.57%) Software Engineering
2 92 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (13.44%) Computer Science
5 45 (10.61%) OO
6 41 (9.67%) Mathematics
6 41 (9.67%) Project Management
7 38 (8.96%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (8.96%) Scrum
8 35 (8.25%) DevOps
9 32 (7.55%) Test Automation
10 28 (6.60%) OOP
11 27 (6.37%) Unit Testing
12 26 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (6.13%) Multithreading
12 26 (6.13%) Signal Processing
13 23 (5.42%) Mentoring
14 22 (5.19%) Technology Roadmap
15 21 (4.95%) SDLC
16 20 (4.72%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 258 (60.85%) C++
2 139 (32.78%) Python
3 107 (25.24%) C#
4 92 (21.70%) Java
5 72 (16.98%) JavaScript
6 48 (11.32%) Embedded C
7 43 (10.14%) SQL
8 26 (6.13%) PHP
9 23 (5.42%) Go
10 20 (4.72%) Perl
11 19 (4.48%) Bash Shell
12 18 (4.25%) Embedded C++
13 16 (3.77%) Assembly Language
13 16 (3.77%) PowerShell
13 16 (3.77%) VB.NET
14 14 (3.30%) MATLAB
15 11 (2.59%) Groovy
16 10 (2.36%) Scala
17 9 (2.12%) Ruby
18 7 (1.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (31.60%) Degree
2 36 (8.49%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.65%) CEH
5 7 (1.65%) CISM
5 7 (1.65%) CISSP
5 7 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.42%) HNC
6 6 (1.42%) PhD
7 4 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.71%) IBM Certification
9 2 (0.47%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.47%) ISEB
9 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.95%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.42%) MISRA
2 6 (1.42%) SLA
3 4 (0.94%) IEC 62304
3 4 (0.94%) ISO 13485
4 3 (0.71%) DICOM
4 3 (0.71%) GDPR
4 3 (0.71%) IEC 61508
4 3 (0.71%) JTAG
5 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.24%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 64 (15.09%) Firmware
2 38 (8.96%) Docker
3 17 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.42%) LXC
5 5 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.18%) KVM
6 4 (0.94%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.47%) ACF2
7 2 (0.47%) RACF
7 2 (0.47%) vSphere
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.89%) Puppet
2 7 (1.65%) Ansible
2 7 (1.65%) QRadar
3 6 (1.42%) CFEngine
4 5 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.94%) SCCM
6 3 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.71%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.47%) Kibana
7 2 (0.47%) logstash
7 2 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.47%) SCOM
7 2 (0.47%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.47%) Terraform
7 2 (0.47%) vRealize
8 1 (0.24%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 32 (7.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.42%) Oracle
3 19 (4.48%) Google
4 17 (4.01%) VMware
5 15 (3.54%) Xamarin
6 11 (2.59%) EMC
7 10 (2.36%) IBM
7 10 (2.36%) Intel
7 10 (2.36%) SAP
8 8 (1.89%) Cisco
9 7 (1.65%) LogRhythm
10 6 (1.42%) Altera
10 6 (1.42%) Cadence
10 6 (1.42%) Mentor Graphics
10 6 (1.42%) Synopsys
10 6 (1.42%) Xilinx
11 5 (1.18%) Perforce
11 5 (1.18%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.94%) Actian
12 4 (0.94%) Renesas