Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 76 81
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +13
Permanent jobs citing C 1,210 1,198 1,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.93% 3.74% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.88% 7.41% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 982 1,264
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £65,175
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 17,591 16,169 20,781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.18% 50.49% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15,351 14,110 18,269
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -1 473 £50,000 +3.09% 86
Hampshire -14 310 £42,500 +6.25% 53
Surrey +35 226 £50,000 -9.09% 43
Berkshire +9 210 £47,500 - 49
Oxfordshire -12 210 £52,500 +5.00% 22
West Sussex -2 81 £50,000 +5.26% 21
East Sussex -9 66 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Buckinghamshire +29 65 £42,500 -2.86% 15
Kent +24 35 £50,000 +35.14% 16
M4 Corridor -2 6 - -
Sussex -20 4 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Isle of Wight -2 2 £27,000 +1.89% 1
Middlesex - 2 £52,500 -
C
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for C.

1 627 (51.82%) C++
2 453 (37.44%) Linux
3 450 (37.19%) Software Engineering
4 425 (35.12%) Degree
5 318 (26.28%) Python
6 285 (23.55%) Java
7 261 (21.57%) Computer Science
8 223 (18.43%) SQL
8 223 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
9 212 (17.52%) C#
10 190 (15.70%) Windows
11 183 (15.12%) Security Cleared
12 143 (11.82%) SC Cleared
13 140 (11.57%) JavaScript
14 131 (10.83%) Unix
15 124 (10.25%) .NET
16 123 (10.17%) Finance
17 116 (9.59%) Embedded C
18 113 (9.34%) Microsoft
18 113 (9.34%) Algorithms
19 108 (8.93%) Electronics
20 104 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
21 100 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
21 100 (8.26%) Perl
21 100 (8.26%) Embedded Linux
22 91 (7.52%) HTML
22 91 (7.52%) Mathematics
23 88 (7.27%) Git (software)
24 86 (7.11%) Embedded C++
25 83 (6.86%) QA

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 24 (1.98%) Confluence
2 11 (0.91%) CMS
3 10 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (0.74%) OpenStack
5 8 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.58%) nginx
6 7 (0.58%) SAS
7 6 (0.50%) Apache
7 6 (0.50%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.41%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.33%) IIS
9 4 (0.33%) JBoss
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.17%) Drupal
11 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.17%) WildFly
12 1 (0.083%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.083%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.91%) Simulink
3 10 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.33%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.33%) SPSS
6 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.17%) InDesign
6 2 (0.17%) OrCAD
6 2 (0.17%) Revit
6 2 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.083%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (2.73%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (0.91%) Teamcenter
3 8 (0.66%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.083%) Exstream
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.083%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.083%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.083%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.083%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 63 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (2.81%) SaaS
4 20 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.50%) Office 365
6 4 (0.33%) GitHub
6 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.083%) AdWords
8 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.083%) IaaS
8 1 (0.083%) PaaS
8 1 (0.083%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 37 (3.06%) WAN
3 32 (2.64%) Ethernet
4 29 (2.40%) VPN
5 26 (2.15%) Firewall
5 26 (2.15%) Network Security
6 25 (2.07%) DNS
7 24 (1.98%) DHCP
7 24 (1.98%) Internet
8 23 (1.90%) LAN
9 19 (1.57%) HTTP
9 19 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 19 (1.57%) Wireless
10 15 (1.24%) SMTP
10 15 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (1.07%) RS-232
11 13 (1.07%) RS-485
12 11 (0.91%) SAN
13 10 (0.83%) IPv4
13 10 (0.83%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.47%) MySQL
3 40 (3.31%) Big Data
4 31 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.40%) Oracle Database
6 15 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 11 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 11 (0.91%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.66%) Redis
11 7 (0.58%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.58%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.41%) SAP BW
13 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.25%) DB2
15 3 (0.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 88 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 66 (5.45%) JIRA
2 66 (5.45%) Subversion
3 36 (2.98%) Visual Studio
4 34 (2.81%) ProC
5 27 (2.23%) Selenium
6 22 (1.82%) PVCS
7 21 (1.74%) Cucumber
8 20 (1.65%) JUnit
9 19 (1.57%) Jenkins
9 19 (1.57%) JMeter
9 19 (1.57%) Rational DOORS
10 18 (1.49%) IDA Disassembler
11 14 (1.16%) OllyDbg
11 14 (1.16%) WinDbg
12 12 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.66%) LabVIEW
13 8 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.50%) Burp Suite
14 6 (0.50%) Mercurial
General
1 123 (10.17%) Finance
2 108 (8.93%) Electronics
3 75 (6.20%) Telecoms
4 62 (5.12%) Manufacturing
5 46 (3.80%) Aerospace
6 42 (3.47%) Military
7 34 (2.81%) Automotive
8 23 (1.90%) Advertising
8 23 (1.90%) Retail
9 20 (1.65%) Law
10 17 (1.40%) Marketing
11 15 (1.24%) Games
12 10 (0.83%) Banking
13 9 (0.74%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.66%) Legal
15 3 (0.25%) Avionics
16 1 (0.083%) Back Office
16 1 (0.083%) Billing
16 1 (0.083%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.083%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 315 (26.03%) Software Engineer
2 297 (24.55%) Developer
3 158 (13.06%) Embedded Engineer
4 123 (10.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 96 (7.93%) Senior Software Engineer
6 87 (7.19%) Graduate
7 72 (5.95%) Software Developer
8 62 (5.12%) C Developer
9 56 (4.63%) C++ Software Engineer
10 55 (4.55%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 54 (4.46%) Junior
12 51 (4.21%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 44 (3.64%) Embedded C Engineer
14 43 (3.55%) Analyst
15 42 (3.47%) Consultant
16 41 (3.39%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
16 41 (3.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
17 40 (3.31%) Senior Developer
18 39 (3.22%) C# Developer
19 38 (3.14%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (10.25%) .NET
2 91 (7.52%) HTML
3 69 (5.70%) CSS
4 66 (5.45%) XML
5 65 (5.37%) Web Services
6 58 (4.79%) jQuery
7 52 (4.30%) .NET Framework
8 43 (3.55%) ASP.NET
9 39 (3.22%) AngularJS
10 25 (2.07%) React
11 20 (1.65%) Ajax
11 20 (1.65%) Middleware
11 20 (1.65%) STL
12 19 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (1.57%) Node.js
12 19 (1.57%) WPF
13 18 (1.49%) REST
14 17 (1.40%) HTML5
15 16 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 261 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 113 (9.34%) Algorithms
3 100 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (6.61%) Embedded Systems
5 35 (2.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 27 (2.23%) Robotics
7 25 (2.07%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (1.82%) Data Centre
9 22 (1.82%) User Experience
10 17 (1.40%) Mobile App
10 17 (1.40%) VHDL
11 16 (1.32%) Device Driver
12 15 (1.24%) ASIC
13 14 (1.16%) Blog
13 14 (1.16%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.99%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.66%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.66%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.66%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 453 (37.44%) Linux
2 190 (15.70%) Windows
3 131 (10.83%) Unix
4 100 (8.26%) Embedded Linux
5 27 (2.23%) AIX
6 26 (2.15%) VxWorks
7 23 (1.90%) Android
8 17 (1.40%) Windows 7
9 16 (1.32%) Windows 10
10 15 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.16%) Windows Server
12 11 (0.91%) CentOS
12 11 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.83%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.74%) Apple iOS
15 8 (0.66%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.41%) zOS
17 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (37.19%) Software Engineering
2 223 (18.43%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (7.52%) Mathematics
4 74 (6.12%) Mentoring
5 73 (6.03%) Test Automation
6 66 (5.45%) Project Management
7 65 (5.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 62 (5.12%) Scrum
9 59 (4.88%) SDLC
9 59 (4.88%) TDD
10 56 (4.63%) OO
11 55 (4.55%) MVC
12 54 (4.46%) Configuration Management
13 53 (4.38%) Embedded Software Development
14 52 (4.30%) Validation
15 51 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
16 49 (4.05%) Multithreading
17 46 (3.80%) DevOps
18 45 (3.72%) Software Testing
19 43 (3.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 627 (51.82%) C++
2 318 (26.28%) Python
3 285 (23.55%) Java
4 223 (18.43%) SQL
5 212 (17.52%) C#
6 140 (11.57%) JavaScript
7 116 (9.59%) Embedded C
8 100 (8.26%) Perl
9 86 (7.11%) Embedded C++
10 80 (6.61%) Bash Shell
11 54 (4.46%) MATLAB
12 50 (4.13%) Shell Script
13 42 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 42 (3.47%) Ruby
14 35 (2.89%) PL/SQL
15 33 (2.73%) Assembly Language
16 31 (2.56%) Objective-C
17 28 (2.31%) Lua
18 27 (2.23%) PHP
19 19 (1.57%) R
Qualifications
1 425 (35.12%) Degree
2 183 (15.12%) Security Cleared
3 143 (11.82%) SC Cleared
4 104 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 48 (3.97%) DV Cleared
6 36 (2.98%) Master's Degree
7 30 (2.48%) PhD
8 16 (1.32%) HND
9 10 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.66%) CCNA
10 8 (0.66%) CCNP
11 6 (0.50%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (0.50%) HNC
11 6 (0.50%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.41%) APMP
12 5 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.41%) PMP
12 5 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (6.86%) QA
2 17 (1.40%) MISRA
3 15 (1.24%) ECSS
3 15 (1.24%) MISRA C
4 13 (1.07%) DO-254
5 9 (0.74%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.58%) SLA
7 6 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.41%) Def Stans
8 5 (0.41%) GDPR
8 5 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.33%) PMO
10 3 (0.25%) RMADS
11 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.17%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.17%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.17%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.17%) JTAG
11 2 (0.17%) NIST 800
System Software
1 62 (5.12%) Firmware
2 33 (2.73%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.66%) vSphere
5 7 (0.58%) Docker
5 7 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.25%) NFS
8 2 (0.17%) HDFS
8 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.083%) KVM
9 1 (0.083%) Time Sharing Option
9 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (1.40%) Puppet
2 12 (0.99%) Ansible
3 11 (0.91%) Nagios
3 11 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.58%) logstash
5 6 (0.50%) Kibana
6 5 (0.41%) cPanel
6 5 (0.41%) Nessus
6 5 (0.41%) Nmap
6 5 (0.41%) SCCM
7 4 (0.33%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.33%) SCOM
8 3 (0.25%) Cacti
8 3 (0.25%) CFEngine
8 3 (0.25%) Icinga
8 3 (0.25%) Netcool
9 1 (0.083%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.083%) Sonobuoy
Vendors
1 113 (9.34%) Microsoft
2 74 (6.12%) Oracle
3 38 (3.14%) VMware
4 30 (2.48%) Cisco
5 29 (2.40%) Juniper
6 23 (1.90%) Sun
7 22 (1.82%) Palo Alto
8 21 (1.74%) EMC
9 19 (1.57%) Red Hat
10 18 (1.49%) Google
11 14 (1.16%) Sophos
12 13 (1.07%) Adobe
13 12 (0.99%) Sage
13 12 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.91%) Atmel
14 11 (0.91%) SAP
15 9 (0.74%) CheckPoint
16 8 (0.66%) Epicor
16 8 (0.66%) Infor
17 7 (0.58%) Altera