Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 65 62
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +33
Permanent jobs citing C 1,254 1,305 1,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.34% 4.53% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.65% 8.13% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 989 1,095 1,267
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%

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 16,385 16,060 18,444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.66% 55.71% 52.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14,217 13,959 16,299
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -8 474 £52,500 +10.53% 115
Hampshire +6 366 £47,500 +5.56% 59
Berkshire +15 299 £50,000 +14.29% 43
Surrey -2 214 £50,000 - 52
Oxfordshire -21 142 £55,000 +4.76% 45
West Sussex -11 80 £50,000 +1.01% 22
East Sussex +6 73 £42,500 -10.53% 24
Kent +18 41 £47,500 +8.57% 23
Buckinghamshire -10 35 £41,500 +17.38% 27
Middlesex +13 3 £200,000 +66.67% 2
Sussex +2 1 - -
Isle of Wight -4 1 £32,500 +20.37%
C
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 639 (50.96%) C++
2 510 (40.67%) Software Engineering
3 400 (31.90%) Linux
4 388 (30.94%) Python
5 380 (30.30%) Degree
6 280 (22.33%) Java
7 270 (21.53%) C#
8 260 (20.73%) SQL
9 220 (17.54%) Security Cleared
10 214 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
11 197 (15.71%) Computer Science
12 190 (15.15%) Windows
13 157 (12.52%) Embedded C
14 156 (12.44%) Microsoft
15 135 (10.77%) Mathematics
16 130 (10.37%) Algorithms
16 130 (10.37%) Electronics
17 129 (10.29%) Finance
18 126 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
19 124 (9.89%) SC Cleared
20 115 (9.17%) Firmware
21 114 (9.09%) JavaScript
22 111 (8.85%) Multithreading
23 108 (8.61%) DV Cleared
24 101 (8.05%) Git (software)
25 100 (7.97%) Embedded Systems
26 94 (7.50%) Unix
27 91 (7.26%) Machine Learning
28 84 (6.70%) Cybersecurity
28 84 (6.70%) Physics

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 27 (2.15%) Apache Spark
1 27 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (1.20%) nginx
4 14 (1.12%) Confluence
5 11 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.72%) WordPress
7 8 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.48%) CMS
9 5 (0.40%) Apache
9 5 (0.40%) IIS
9 5 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.40%) MS Project Server
10 4 (0.32%) DNN
11 3 (0.24%) Drupal
11 3 (0.24%) FileNet
11 3 (0.24%) Liferay
11 3 (0.24%) SAS
12 2 (0.16%) JBoss
12 2 (0.16%) Moodle
Applications
1 46 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.88%) Simulink
7 10 (0.80%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.080%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (3.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 25 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.48%) Magento
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.32%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.32%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.24%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.16%) Primavera
8 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.080%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.080%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.080%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.080%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.44%) Office 365
5 14 (1.12%) SaaS
6 7 (0.56%) IaaS
7 6 (0.48%) GitHub
7 6 (0.48%) Serverless
8 5 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.40%) PaaS
9 4 (0.32%) AdWords
9 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.32%) AWS Fargate
9 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.080%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.39%) Network Security
2 27 (2.15%) RS-232
2 27 (2.15%) Wireless
3 26 (2.07%) Bluetooth
3 26 (2.07%) Internet
4 25 (1.99%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
6 21 (1.67%) RS-485
7 20 (1.59%) Ethernet
8 17 (1.36%) WAN
9 15 (1.20%) RS-422
10 14 (1.12%) LTE
11 12 (0.96%) Firewall
11 12 (0.96%) RFID
12 11 (0.88%) LAN
12 11 (0.88%) RTP
13 8 (0.64%) 4G
13 8 (0.64%) 5G
13 8 (0.64%) SNMP
13 8 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.03%) Big Data
3 35 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 33 (2.63%) MySQL
5 30 (2.39%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.15%) Hadoop
7 23 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 22 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 21 (1.67%) Neo4j
10 16 (1.28%) RDBMS
11 15 (1.20%) Apache Hive
12 14 (1.12%) Impala
13 13 (1.04%) Redis
14 12 (0.96%) HBase
14 12 (0.96%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.88%) GIS
16 9 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.72%) Ingres
17 8 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 7 (0.56%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 101 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 56 (4.47%) Visual Studio
3 48 (3.83%) JIRA
4 42 (3.35%) Subversion
5 35 (2.79%) Jenkins
6 21 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
7 20 (1.59%) LabVIEW
8 13 (1.04%) Bitbucket
9 12 (0.96%) WiX
10 11 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.88%) Selenium
11 7 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
12 6 (0.48%) JMeter
12 6 (0.48%) JUnit
12 6 (0.48%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.40%) CMake
13 5 (0.40%) GitLab
13 5 (0.40%) Mockito
13 5 (0.40%) ProC
13 5 (0.40%) Xcode
General
1 130 (10.37%) Electronics
2 129 (10.29%) Finance
3 76 (6.06%) Automotive
4 55 (4.39%) Manufacturing
5 47 (3.75%) Telecoms
6 41 (3.27%) Advertising
7 36 (2.87%) Retail
8 34 (2.71%) Aerospace
9 33 (2.63%) Military
10 32 (2.55%) Marketing
11 14 (1.12%) Avionics
11 14 (1.12%) Back Office
12 8 (0.64%) Law
12 8 (0.64%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.48%) Legal
13 6 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.32%) Banking
14 4 (0.32%) German Language
15 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 394 (31.42%) Software Engineer
2 280 (22.33%) Developer
3 151 (12.04%) Embedded Engineer
4 111 (8.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 105 (8.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 101 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
7 73 (5.82%) Software Developer
8 63 (5.02%) Graduate
9 52 (4.15%) Firmware Engineer
10 51 (4.07%) Analyst
10 51 (4.07%) C Developer
10 51 (4.07%) C++ Developer
11 40 (3.19%) Architect
12 37 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
13 36 (2.87%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 36 (2.87%) Java Developer
13 36 (2.87%) Python Engineer
14 35 (2.79%) Python Developer
15 33 (2.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
16 32 (2.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (5.18%) HTML
2 60 (4.78%) .NET
3 56 (4.47%) TensorFlow
4 51 (4.07%) STL
5 47 (3.75%) AngularJS
6 44 (3.51%) Natural Language Processing
7 39 (3.11%) Web Services
8 38 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 38 (3.03%) Node.js
9 37 (2.95%) CSS
10 36 (2.87%) XML
11 35 (2.79%) COM
11 35 (2.79%) MFC
12 25 (1.99%) Django
13 19 (1.52%) .NET Framework
14 17 (1.36%) WPF
15 15 (1.20%) Middleware
15 15 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
15 15 (1.20%) Spring
16 14 (1.12%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 197 (15.71%) Computer Science
2 130 (10.37%) Algorithms
3 100 (7.97%) Embedded Systems
4 78 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (3.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 33 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (2.55%) Device Driver
7 32 (2.55%) Robotics
8 26 (2.07%) VHDL
9 22 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.67%) User Experience
11 15 (1.20%) CAN bus
12 12 (0.96%) Verilog
13 11 (0.88%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.88%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.88%) Fintech
13 11 (0.88%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.80%) Acoustics
14 10 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 400 (31.90%) Linux
2 190 (15.15%) Windows
3 94 (7.50%) Unix
4 69 (5.50%) Embedded Linux
5 38 (3.03%) Android
6 25 (1.99%) Apple iOS
7 22 (1.75%) Windows Server
8 21 (1.67%) Mac OS X
9 18 (1.44%) Ubuntu
10 16 (1.28%) VxWorks
11 15 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.56%) AIX
14 4 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
14 4 (0.32%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.24%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (40.67%) Software Engineering
2 214 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (10.77%) Mathematics
4 126 (10.05%) Problem-Solving
5 111 (8.85%) Multithreading
6 91 (7.26%) Machine Learning
7 84 (6.70%) Cybersecurity
7 84 (6.70%) Physics
8 81 (6.46%) OO
9 80 (6.38%) Project Management
9 80 (6.38%) SDLC
10 79 (6.30%) TDD
11 71 (5.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 67 (5.34%) Deep Learning
13 65 (5.18%) Computer Vision
13 65 (5.18%) DevOps
14 56 (4.47%) Test Automation
15 54 (4.31%) Analytics
16 51 (4.07%) ERP
16 51 (4.07%) UML
Programming Languages
1 639 (50.96%) C++
2 388 (30.94%) Python
3 280 (22.33%) Java
4 270 (21.53%) C#
5 260 (20.73%) SQL
6 157 (12.52%) Embedded C
7 114 (9.09%) JavaScript
8 83 (6.62%) Embedded C++
9 82 (6.54%) Bash Shell
10 43 (3.43%) Perl
11 41 (3.27%) Shell Script
12 38 (3.03%) Ruby
13 35 (2.79%) Lua
14 31 (2.47%) Ada
15 30 (2.39%) MATLAB
16 27 (2.15%) Go
17 26 (2.07%) Assembly Language
18 25 (1.99%) PL/SQL
19 21 (1.67%) PHP
19 21 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 380 (30.30%) Degree
2 220 (17.54%) Security Cleared
3 124 (9.89%) SC Cleared
4 108 (8.61%) DV Cleared
5 65 (5.18%) PhD
6 43 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (3.35%) MPhil
8 29 (2.31%) HND
9 17 (1.36%) HNC
10 16 (1.28%) PMP
11 14 (1.12%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 10 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (0.64%) APMP
14 8 (0.64%) CIMA
14 8 (0.64%) Master's Degree
15 7 (0.56%) CCNA
16 6 (0.48%) AAT
16 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.23%) QA
2 15 (1.20%) MISRA
3 11 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.80%) JTAG
4 10 (0.80%) PMO
5 7 (0.56%) MISRA C
6 6 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.48%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.40%) GDPR
7 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.32%) ISO 26262
9 3 (0.24%) DO-254
9 3 (0.24%) GAAP
9 3 (0.24%) SLA
10 2 (0.16%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.16%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.16%) WCAG
11 1 (0.080%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.080%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 115 (9.17%) Firmware
2 48 (3.83%) Docker
3 28 (2.23%) Active Directory
4 24 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.04%) vSphere
7 12 (0.96%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.96%) HDFS
8 5 (0.40%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.32%) XenApp
10 3 (0.24%) Postfix
10 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.080%) ACF2
12 1 (0.080%) NFS
12 1 (0.080%) RACF
12 1 (0.080%) Samba
12 1 (0.080%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.080%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 39 (3.11%) Puppet
2 30 (2.39%) Ansible
3 17 (1.36%) Kibana
4 12 (0.96%) HAProxy
5 11 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 11 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (0.88%) SCCM
6 6 (0.48%) SCOM
7 5 (0.40%) Nagios
8 4 (0.32%) Terraform
9 3 (0.24%) Defensics
9 3 (0.24%) Nessus
9 3 (0.24%) Nexpose
9 3 (0.24%) Nmap
9 3 (0.24%) OpenVAS
10 2 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.16%) Salt
10 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.080%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 156 (12.44%) Microsoft
2 74 (5.90%) Oracle
3 29 (2.31%) VMware
4 26 (2.07%) Atlassian
4 26 (2.07%) SAP
5 24 (1.91%) Cisco
6 19 (1.52%) Citrix
7 17 (1.36%) EMC
8 16 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 13 (1.04%) Xilinx
10 12 (0.96%) Adobe
10 12 (0.96%) Google
11 11 (0.88%) Cloudera
12 9 (0.72%) Altera
12 9 (0.72%) IBM
13 8 (0.64%) Assembla
13 8 (0.64%) Sage
14 7 (0.56%) Juniper
14 7 (0.56%) Polycom
14 7 (0.56%) Salesforce.com