Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 58 62
Rank change year-on-year -28 +4 +14
Permanent jobs citing C 331 1,091 1,195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.30% 4.70% 4.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.65% 8.59% 8.01%
Number of salaries quoted 273 972 974
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,680 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.38% +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 5,863 12,699 14,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 58.46% 54.69% 56.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5,078 10,942 13,098
Median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 21 January 2021.

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 21 January 2021. 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 -6 149 £55,000 +10.00% 33
Thames Valley -12 92 £55,000 +4.76% 47
Berkshire -18 37 £60,000 +9.09% 24
Surrey -38 37 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Oxfordshire +3 29 £42,500 -5.56% 11
Buckinghamshire +15 26 £52,500 - 12
West Sussex -50 25 £60,000 +4.35% 8
East Sussex +9 13 £30,000 +9.09% 5
Kent +17 8 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Sussex -9 2 £52,500 -25.00%
Middlesex +6 1 £40,000 -66.67%
C
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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.

1 177 (53.47%) C++
2 119 (35.95%) Software Engineering
3 79 (23.87%) Linux
4 72 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (20.85%) Java
6 67 (20.24%) C#
7 66 (19.94%) Degree
8 54 (16.31%) Python
9 52 (15.71%) Security Cleared
10 51 (15.41%) SQL
11 50 (15.11%) Electronics
12 49 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
13 48 (14.50%) Mathematics
14 45 (13.60%) Embedded C
15 40 (12.08%) .NET
16 38 (11.48%) Windows
17 35 (10.57%) JavaScript
17 35 (10.57%) Firmware
18 34 (10.27%) Unit Testing
19 32 (9.67%) Test Automation
19 32 (9.67%) Microsoft
19 32 (9.67%) HTML
19 32 (9.67%) Visual Studio
19 32 (9.67%) Embedded Systems
20 31 (9.37%) SC Cleared
20 31 (9.37%) Computer Science
21 30 (9.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
21 30 (9.06%) Eclipse
22 29 (8.76%) UML
22 29 (8.76%) Git (software)

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 11 (3.32%) Confluence
2 7 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.60%) WordPress
6 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.30%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.51%) Simulink
3 4 (1.21%) Fusion 360
4 3 (0.91%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.30%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.60%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.60%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.25%) Azure
2 21 (6.34%) AWS
3 14 (4.23%) Office 365
4 6 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.51%) SaaS
6 4 (1.21%) Yarn
7 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.60%) GCP
7 2 (0.60%) Serverless
7 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.30%) IaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.53%) Software-Defined Radio
1 15 (4.53%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.63%) Bluetooth
3 11 (3.32%) DHCP
3 11 (3.32%) Network Security
4 10 (3.02%) DNS
4 10 (3.02%) Ethernet
5 8 (2.42%) Wireless
6 6 (1.81%) Firewall
6 6 (1.81%) VSAT
7 5 (1.51%) Broadband
7 5 (1.51%) SpaceWire
8 4 (1.21%) 2G
8 4 (1.21%) 3G
8 4 (1.21%) 4G
8 4 (1.21%) Internet
9 3 (0.91%) 5G
9 3 (0.91%) VoIP
10 2 (0.60%) PPP
10 2 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (3.93%) MySQL
3 9 (2.72%) Neo4j
3 9 (2.72%) Redis
4 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.51%) Big Data
5 5 (1.51%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.21%) MariaDB
6 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.60%) DB2
7 2 (0.60%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (0.60%) GIS
7 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.60%) QlikView
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.30%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (9.67%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.06%) Eclipse
3 29 (8.76%) Git (software)
4 20 (6.04%) JIRA
5 11 (3.32%) Subversion
6 10 (3.02%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.42%) Selenium
8 7 (2.11%) JUnit
9 6 (1.81%) Maven
10 5 (1.51%) GitLab
10 5 (1.51%) Visual Studio Code
11 4 (1.21%) webpack
12 3 (0.91%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.60%) Mockito
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
13 2 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.60%) WebDriver
14 1 (0.30%) Aptana Studio
14 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 50 (15.11%) Electronics
2 22 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.04%) Finance
4 13 (3.93%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.32%) Military
5 11 (3.32%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.51%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.21%) Games
8 3 (0.91%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.30%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 85 (25.68%) Software Engineer
2 63 (19.03%) Embedded Engineer
3 58 (17.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 56 (16.92%) Developer
5 29 (8.76%) C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (7.25%) C Software Engineer
6 24 (7.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 21 (6.34%) Embedded C Engineer
7 21 (6.34%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 21 (6.34%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 19 (5.74%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
8 19 (5.74%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 19 (5.74%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 19 (5.74%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
9 18 (5.44%) Support Engineer
10 15 (4.53%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
10 15 (4.53%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (4.53%) Real Time Engineer
10 15 (4.53%) Real Time Software Engineer
11 13 (3.93%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.08%) .NET
2 32 (9.67%) HTML
3 24 (7.25%) CSS
4 13 (3.93%) Web Services
5 10 (3.02%) Kafka
5 10 (3.02%) Node.js
5 10 (3.02%) WPF
6 9 (2.72%) gRPC
6 9 (2.72%) HTML5
7 8 (2.42%) REST
7 8 (2.42%) Spring
8 7 (2.11%) Django
8 7 (2.11%) Vue.js
9 6 (1.81%) AngularJS
10 5 (1.51%) jQuery
10 5 (1.51%) JSON
10 5 (1.51%) Spring Boot
10 5 (1.51%) WebRTC
10 5 (1.51%) XML
11 4 (1.21%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.67%) Embedded Systems
2 30 (9.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 22 (6.65%) Algorithms
4 20 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.23%) VHDL
7 10 (3.02%) Device Driver
8 9 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.42%) ASIC
9 8 (2.42%) PKI
9 8 (2.42%) Verilog
10 5 (1.51%) CPLD
10 5 (1.51%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.51%) SIMD
11 4 (1.21%) 3D Printing
11 4 (1.21%) Analogue Electronics
11 4 (1.21%) Arduino
11 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 79 (23.87%) Linux
2 38 (11.48%) Windows
3 11 (3.32%) Android
3 11 (3.32%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (2.11%) CentOS
4 7 (2.11%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.11%) Windows XP
5 3 (0.91%) Unix
5 3 (0.91%) VxWorks
5 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.60%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (35.95%) Software Engineering
2 72 (21.75%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (14.50%) Mathematics
5 34 (10.27%) Unit Testing
6 32 (9.67%) Test Automation
7 31 (9.37%) Computer Science
8 29 (8.76%) UML
9 23 (6.95%) Project Management
9 23 (6.95%) Signal Processing
10 22 (6.65%) Scrum
11 21 (6.34%) SDLC
12 20 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 20 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.74%) Validation
14 18 (5.44%) Project Delivery
15 15 (4.53%) API Integration
15 15 (4.53%) Artificial Intelligence
16 14 (4.23%) DevOps
16 14 (4.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 177 (53.47%) C++
2 69 (20.85%) Java
3 67 (20.24%) C#
4 54 (16.31%) Python
5 51 (15.41%) SQL
6 45 (13.60%) Embedded C
7 35 (10.57%) JavaScript
8 28 (8.46%) Embedded C++
9 13 (3.93%) Go
10 12 (3.63%) MATLAB
11 9 (2.72%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.42%) Java 8
13 7 (2.11%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.81%) PHP
15 5 (1.51%) Assembly Language
16 4 (1.21%) Ruby
17 3 (0.91%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.91%) GLSL
17 3 (0.91%) HLSL
17 3 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 66 (19.94%) Degree
2 52 (15.71%) Security Cleared
3 31 (9.37%) SC Cleared
4 26 (7.85%) DV Cleared
5 9 (2.72%) PhD
6 7 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (1.51%) A+ Certification
8 4 (1.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.21%) HND
9 3 (0.91%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.91%) CCNA
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.60%) APMP
10 2 (0.60%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.60%) MCP
11 1 (0.30%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.46%) QA
2 16 (4.83%) SLA
3 4 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.91%) JTAG
5 2 (0.60%) NIST
6 1 (0.30%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.30%) NCSC
System Software
1 35 (10.57%) Firmware
2 20 (6.04%) Docker
3 8 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.51%) vSphere
6 4 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.60%) iptables
7 2 (0.60%) KVM
8 1 (0.30%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (3.02%) Ansible
2 7 (2.11%) SCOM
2 7 (2.11%) Terraform
3 6 (1.81%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.21%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) Puppet
5 2 (0.60%) vRealize
6 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.30%) SCCM
6 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.04%) Oracle
3 16 (4.83%) VMware
4 10 (3.02%) Xilinx
5 7 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.81%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.51%) Altera
7 5 (1.51%) McAfee
7 5 (1.51%) Perforce
7 5 (1.51%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.21%) EMC
8 4 (1.21%) IBM
8 4 (1.21%) NetApp
9 3 (0.91%) NVIDIA
10 2 (0.60%) Adobe
10 2 (0.60%) Axosoft
10 2 (0.60%) Meraki
10 2 (0.60%) Palo Alto
10 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.60%) Sun