Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 55 79
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24 -1
Permanent jobs citing C 932 1,307 1,252
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.44% 4.89% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.95% 8.80% 6.74%
Number of salaries quoted 810 948 1,089
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 11,726 14,849 18,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.89% 55.51% 58.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,988 12,741 16,163
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 7 April 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 7 April 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 -10 354 £50,000 +5.26% 43
Thames Valley -3 241 £52,500 +5.00% 88
Surrey +5 163 £50,000 - 27
Berkshire -16 117 £55,000 - 32
West Sussex +74 101 £57,500 +21.05% 14
Oxfordshire -7 68 £47,500 +18.75% 31
Buckinghamshire +34 54 £52,500 +19.32% 25
East Sussex -5 38 £27,500 -40.22% 5
Kent +25 28 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Isle of Wight - 4 £37,500 - 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
C
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 534 (57.30%) C++
2 398 (42.70%) Software Engineering
3 300 (32.19%) C#
4 270 (28.97%) Linux
5 267 (28.65%) Degree
6 216 (23.18%) Python
7 212 (22.75%) Java
8 203 (21.78%) Windows
9 172 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
10 159 (17.06%) SQL
10 159 (17.06%) Firmware
11 145 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
12 142 (15.24%) .NET
13 127 (13.63%) JavaScript
14 122 (13.09%) Embedded C
15 114 (12.23%) Computer Science
16 108 (11.59%) Security Cleared
17 106 (11.37%) Git (software)
17 106 (11.37%) Electronics
18 103 (11.05%) Microsoft
19 94 (10.09%) HTML
20 92 (9.87%) Mathematics
21 87 (9.33%) Finance
22 86 (9.23%) Embedded Systems
23 85 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
23 85 (9.12%) Wireless
24 84 (9.01%) Algorithms
25 83 (8.91%) SC Cleared
26 77 (8.26%) Manufacturing
26 77 (8.26%) Self-Motivation

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 (3.54%) Confluence
2 16 (1.72%) CICS
3 15 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.29%) IIS
5 8 (0.86%) Apache
6 7 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.64%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (0.54%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.43%) CMS
9 4 (0.43%) nginx
9 4 (0.43%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.32%) JBoss
10 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.21%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.11%) GlassFish
Applications
1 42 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (1.39%) Simulink
6 11 (1.18%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.32%) Abaqus
7 3 (0.32%) Mathcad
8 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) CATIA
9 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 12 (1.29%) SAP CRM
2 10 (1.07%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
4 5 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.21%) GoldMine
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle BRM
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.21%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 51 (5.47%) AWS
2 39 (4.18%) Azure
3 16 (1.72%) GCP
4 11 (1.18%) SaaS
5 10 (1.07%) Office 365
6 7 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.43%) Boomi
8 3 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.32%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (0.32%) IaaS
8 3 (0.32%) PaaS
8 3 (0.32%) Serverless
9 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.11%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.11%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 85 (9.12%) Wireless
2 41 (4.40%) Bluetooth
3 31 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 27 (2.90%) LTE
5 24 (2.58%) DNS
5 24 (2.58%) Internet
6 22 (2.36%) WAN
7 18 (1.93%) ZigBee
8 17 (1.82%) DHCP
9 15 (1.61%) 3GPP
10 14 (1.50%) 4G
10 14 (1.50%) LAN
10 14 (1.50%) RTP
11 12 (1.29%) 5G
12 11 (1.18%) Firewall
13 9 (0.97%) Broadband
13 9 (0.97%) RS-232
14 7 (0.75%) RS-485
14 7 (0.75%) VoIP
15 6 (0.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.47%) MySQL
2 45 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 29 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (3.11%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.15%) DB2
4 20 (2.15%) Neo4j
4 20 (2.15%) Redis
5 15 (1.61%) Oracle Database
6 14 (1.50%) Big Data
7 11 (1.18%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.07%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.64%) MS Access
13 4 (0.43%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.32%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 106 (11.37%) Git (software)
2 65 (6.97%) Visual Studio
3 61 (6.55%) JIRA
4 52 (5.58%) Jenkins
5 32 (3.43%) Subversion
6 21 (2.25%) Eclipse
7 20 (2.15%) JUnit
8 18 (1.93%) Selenium
9 13 (1.39%) JMeter
9 13 (1.39%) Polyspace
9 13 (1.39%) VectorCAST
10 12 (1.29%) HP UFT
10 12 (1.29%) LoadRunner
10 12 (1.29%) ProC
11 10 (1.07%) Rational Rhapsody
12 9 (0.97%) TeamCity
13 8 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.86%) PVCS
14 7 (0.75%) Maven
14 7 (0.75%) Xcode
General
1 106 (11.37%) Electronics
2 87 (9.33%) Finance
3 77 (8.26%) Manufacturing
4 72 (7.73%) Telecoms
5 55 (5.90%) Aerospace
6 43 (4.61%) Retail
7 42 (4.51%) Military
8 37 (3.97%) Automotive
9 30 (3.22%) Marketing
10 14 (1.50%) Advertising
10 14 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.75%) Multimedia
11 7 (0.75%) Public Sector
12 6 (0.64%) Games
13 5 (0.54%) Law
14 3 (0.32%) Local Government
15 2 (0.21%) Banking
15 2 (0.21%) Billing
15 2 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 271 (29.08%) Software Engineer
2 227 (24.36%) Developer
3 113 (12.12%) Embedded Engineer
4 110 (11.80%) Senior Software Engineer
5 86 (9.23%) Firmware Engineer
6 79 (8.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 75 (8.05%) C++ Software Engineer
8 62 (6.65%) Software Developer
9 54 (5.79%) Graduate
10 43 (4.61%) C Software Engineer
11 41 (4.40%) Junior
12 38 (4.08%) C# Developer
13 35 (3.76%) Backend Developer
14 34 (3.65%) Lead Developer
15 33 (3.54%) Architect
16 32 (3.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
16 32 (3.43%) C++ Developer
17 30 (3.22%) Design Engineer
18 29 (3.11%) Analyst
19 28 (3.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (15.24%) .NET
2 94 (10.09%) HTML
3 62 (6.65%) HTML5
4 56 (6.01%) REST
5 54 (5.79%) CSS
6 48 (5.15%) Web Services
7 37 (3.97%) XML
8 32 (3.43%) .NET Framework
8 32 (3.43%) Qt
9 30 (3.22%) AngularJS
9 30 (3.22%) WebRTC
10 29 (3.11%) WinForms
11 28 (3.00%) WPF
12 27 (2.90%) .NET Core
12 27 (2.90%) jQuery
13 25 (2.68%) ASP.NET
13 25 (2.68%) gRPC
13 25 (2.68%) JSON
13 25 (2.68%) Kafka
14 24 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 86 (9.23%) Embedded Systems
2 85 (9.12%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (9.01%) Algorithms
4 77 (8.26%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 37 (3.97%) User Experience
7 29 (3.11%) Robotics
8 26 (2.79%) Mainframe
9 23 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (2.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 21 (2.25%) Device Driver
12 18 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
12 18 (1.93%) Smart Meter
13 15 (1.61%) CAN bus
14 12 (1.29%) IBM Mainframe
14 12 (1.29%) SIMD
15 10 (1.07%) Internet of Things
15 10 (1.07%) Smart Energy
16 7 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
16 7 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 270 (28.97%) Linux
2 203 (21.78%) Windows
3 60 (6.44%) Unix
4 47 (5.04%) Embedded Linux
5 32 (3.43%) Android
6 27 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 23 (2.47%) Apple iOS
8 17 (1.82%) FreeRTOS
9 16 (1.72%) Windows 10
10 13 (1.39%) VxWorks
11 11 (1.18%) Solaris
12 7 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.75%) tvOS
13 3 (0.32%) AIX
13 3 (0.32%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.21%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.21%) zOS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (42.70%) Software Engineering
2 172 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
4 114 (12.23%) Computer Science
5 92 (9.87%) Mathematics
6 71 (7.62%) Project Management
7 67 (7.19%) Scrum
8 61 (6.55%) Test Automation
9 59 (6.33%) Unit Testing
10 58 (6.22%) Cybersecurity
10 58 (6.22%) OO
11 52 (5.58%) DevOps
12 51 (5.47%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (5.47%) Software Testing
13 48 (5.15%) Analytics
13 48 (5.15%) UML
14 47 (5.04%) SDLC
14 47 (5.04%) Validation
15 44 (4.72%) Configuration Management
15 44 (4.72%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 534 (57.30%) C++
2 300 (32.19%) C#
3 216 (23.18%) Python
4 212 (22.75%) Java
5 159 (17.06%) SQL
6 127 (13.63%) JavaScript
7 122 (13.09%) Embedded C
8 57 (6.12%) Go
9 48 (5.15%) Assembly Language
10 47 (5.04%) Ada
11 46 (4.94%) Embedded C++
12 41 (4.40%) PHP
13 39 (4.18%) Perl
14 34 (3.65%) Bash Shell
14 34 (3.65%) VB.NET
15 27 (2.90%) MATLAB
15 27 (2.90%) VB
16 21 (2.25%) PL/SQL
17 20 (2.15%) ANSI C
18 19 (2.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 267 (28.65%) Degree
2 108 (11.59%) Security Cleared
3 83 (8.91%) SC Cleared
4 49 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (2.68%) ISTQB
6 21 (2.25%) DV Cleared
6 21 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (1.93%) Numerate Degree
8 17 (1.82%) PMI Certification
9 16 (1.72%) Chartered Engineer
9 16 (1.72%) PMP
10 13 (1.39%) ISEB
11 10 (1.07%) CISSP
12 9 (0.97%) PhD
13 8 (0.86%) CISM
14 7 (0.75%) CEH
14 7 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.64%) HNC
16 4 (0.43%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.18%) QA
2 17 (1.82%) IEC 61508
3 16 (1.72%) DICOM
4 13 (1.39%) SLA
5 10 (1.07%) MISRA
6 7 (0.75%) GDPR
7 6 (0.64%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.64%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.54%) Def Stans
8 5 (0.54%) IEC 62304
9 4 (0.43%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.21%) HAZOP
10 2 (0.21%) MiFID
10 2 (0.21%) PMO
11 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.11%) JTAG
11 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 159 (17.06%) Firmware
2 58 (6.22%) Docker
3 20 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.39%) ACF2
4 13 (1.39%) RACF
5 6 (0.64%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.43%) Kamailio
6 4 (0.43%) LXC
6 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.21%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
2 9 (0.97%) Puppet
3 8 (0.86%) Kubernetes
4 7 (0.75%) QRadar
5 6 (0.64%) CFEngine
6 5 (0.54%) SELinux
7 4 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.43%) SCCM
8 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.21%) Kibana
9 2 (0.21%) logstash
9 2 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.11%) Ansible
10 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.11%) SCOM
10 1 (0.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 103 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 47 (5.04%) Oracle
3 28 (3.00%) VMware
4 24 (2.58%) SAP
4 24 (2.58%) Xamarin
5 23 (2.47%) Renesas
6 20 (2.15%) Freescale
7 17 (1.82%) IBM
8 16 (1.72%) Google
9 14 (1.50%) Cisco
9 14 (1.50%) HP
10 12 (1.29%) hybris
11 11 (1.18%) Actian
11 11 (1.18%) Veeam
12 10 (1.07%) Green Hills
12 10 (1.07%) Perforce
12 10 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.86%) Apple
13 8 (0.86%) EMC
13 8 (0.86%) Intel