Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 69 87
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18 +2
Permanent jobs citing C 1315 1353 1393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.19% 3.96% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.37% 7.72% 6.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1126 1191
South East median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 17846 17521 21347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 56.80% 51.31% 50.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15554 15435 18678
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 -4 525 £50,000 - 43
Hampshire -2 316 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Surrey +31 263 £50,000 -4.76% 14
Oxfordshire -9 240 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Berkshire +1 231 £45,000 -10.00% 28
West Sussex -3 93 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East Sussex -8 61 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +23 60 £40,000 -3.03% 6
Kent +22 40 £47,500 +40.74% 4
M4 Corridor +1 10 - -
Isle of Wight -4 2 £27,000 -3.57% 1
Middlesex +8 1 £120,000 +100.00%
C
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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.

1 686 (52.17%) C++
2 499 (37.95%) Linux
3 486 (36.96%) Software Engineering
4 448 (34.07%) Degree
5 360 (27.38%) Python
6 352 (26.77%) Java
7 282 (21.44%) Computer Science
8 249 (18.94%) SQL
9 231 (17.57%) C#
10 230 (17.49%) Windows
11 222 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
12 210 (15.97%) Security Cleared
13 152 (11.56%) Unix
14 147 (11.18%) Finance
15 146 (11.10%) JavaScript
15 146 (11.10%) SC Cleared
16 135 (10.27%) .NET
17 124 (9.43%) Microsoft
17 124 (9.43%) Embedded C
18 119 (9.05%) Perl
19 112 (8.52%) Electronics
19 112 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
20 108 (8.21%) Computer Science Degree
20 108 (8.21%) Telecoms
21 106 (8.06%) HTML
22 104 (7.91%) Algorithms
23 97 (7.38%) Bash Shell
24 96 (7.30%) QA
25 95 (7.22%) Embedded Linux
26 92 (7.00%) Mentoring

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 30 (2.28%) Confluence
2 15 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 10 (0.76%) CMS
5 9 (0.68%) IIS
5 9 (0.68%) OpenStack
6 8 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.46%) SAS
8 5 (0.38%) Apache
8 5 (0.38%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.38%) nginx
8 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.30%) JBoss
9 4 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.23%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.15%) Drupal
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.15%) WildFly
11 2 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (0.91%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.84%) Simulink
6 7 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.30%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.30%) SPSS
8 3 (0.23%) OrCAD
9 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.15%) InDesign
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.15%) Revit
9 2 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.076%) CATIA
10 1 (0.076%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.076%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.076%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 29 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (1.06%) Teamcenter
3 8 (0.61%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) Maximo
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.076%) Exstream
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.076%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.076%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.076%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.076%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.81%) SaaS
4 27 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
5 25 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.38%) Office 365
8 4 (0.30%) GitHub
8 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.076%) AdWords
11 1 (0.076%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.87%) TCP/IP
2 43 (3.27%) WAN
3 39 (2.97%) Ethernet
4 34 (2.59%) VPN
5 32 (2.43%) Network Security
6 31 (2.36%) DNS
7 29 (2.21%) DHCP
8 28 (2.13%) Firewall
9 27 (2.05%) LAN
10 25 (1.90%) HTTP
10 25 (1.90%) Internet
11 22 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
11 22 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (1.44%) Wireless
13 18 (1.37%) SMTP
14 17 (1.29%) IPv4
14 17 (1.29%) VoIP
15 15 (1.14%) IPv6
15 15 (1.14%) LTE
16 14 (1.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.55%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.35%) MySQL
3 41 (3.12%) Big Data
4 39 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 23 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 22 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (1.22%) Data Mining
8 15 (1.14%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.91%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.76%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.61%) Apache Hive
11 8 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (0.61%) SAP BW
12 6 (0.46%) Redis
13 4 (0.30%) Impala
13 4 (0.30%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.30%) MS Access
13 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 83 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 74 (5.63%) JIRA
3 59 (4.49%) Subversion
4 47 (3.57%) Visual Studio
5 41 (3.12%) ProC
6 37 (2.81%) Selenium
7 29 (2.21%) PVCS
8 28 (2.13%) JUnit
9 27 (2.05%) Cucumber
10 26 (1.98%) Jenkins
11 21 (1.60%) IDA Disassembler
11 21 (1.60%) Rational DOORS
12 20 (1.52%) JMeter
13 17 (1.29%) OllyDbg
13 17 (1.29%) WinDbg
14 12 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
15 10 (0.76%) Burp Suite
16 9 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (0.46%) Metasploit
17 6 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 147 (11.18%) Finance
2 112 (8.52%) Electronics
3 108 (8.21%) Telecoms
4 59 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 55 (4.18%) Aerospace
6 43 (3.27%) Automotive
7 39 (2.97%) Military
8 22 (1.67%) Marketing
8 22 (1.67%) Retail
9 18 (1.37%) Advertising
9 18 (1.37%) Law
10 16 (1.22%) Games
11 12 (0.91%) Banking
12 8 (0.61%) Back Office
12 8 (0.61%) Legal
12 8 (0.61%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.38%) Avionics
14 2 (0.15%) French Language
15 1 (0.076%) Billing
15 1 (0.076%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 322 (24.49%) Developer
2 317 (24.11%) Software Engineer
3 164 (12.47%) Embedded Engineer
4 134 (10.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 99 (7.53%) Graduate
6 97 (7.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 90 (6.84%) Software Developer
8 66 (5.02%) C Developer
9 65 (4.94%) Junior
10 59 (4.49%) C++ Software Engineer
11 57 (4.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
12 56 (4.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 53 (4.03%) Analyst
14 46 (3.50%) Network Engineer
15 45 (3.42%) Consultant
16 44 (3.35%) Oracle Developer
17 41 (3.12%) Embedded C Engineer
18 40 (3.04%) C++ Developer
19 39 (2.97%) Embedded C++ Engineer
19 39 (2.97%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (10.27%) .NET
2 106 (8.06%) HTML
3 79 (6.01%) CSS
4 77 (5.86%) XML
5 65 (4.94%) jQuery
6 61 (4.64%) Web Services
7 52 (3.95%) .NET Framework
7 52 (3.95%) ASP.NET
8 29 (2.21%) Ajax
8 29 (2.21%) AngularJS
9 23 (1.75%) REST
9 23 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 22 (1.67%) STL
11 21 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (1.52%) WPF
13 19 (1.44%) React
14 18 (1.37%) JSON
14 18 (1.37%) Middleware
14 18 (1.37%) Node.js
15 17 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 282 (21.44%) Computer Science
2 112 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (7.91%) Algorithms
4 81 (6.16%) Embedded Systems
5 40 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 39 (2.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 32 (2.43%) Data Centre
8 25 (1.90%) Robotics
9 24 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (1.67%) User Experience
11 19 (1.44%) Virtual Team
12 18 (1.37%) VHDL
13 17 (1.29%) Blog
14 16 (1.22%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.91%) ASIC
15 12 (0.91%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.91%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.84%) Device Driver
17 10 (0.76%) Driving Licence
17 10 (0.76%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 499 (37.95%) Linux
2 230 (17.49%) Windows
3 152 (11.56%) Unix
4 95 (7.22%) Embedded Linux
5 35 (2.66%) AIX
6 33 (2.51%) VxWorks
7 24 (1.83%) Android
8 22 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.06%) CentOS
10 13 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.99%) Windows Server
11 12 (0.91%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.84%) Solaris
13 9 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.61%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.61%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.30%) SUSE
15 4 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 486 (36.96%) Software Engineering
2 222 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (7.00%) Mentoring
4 86 (6.54%) Mathematics
5 84 (6.39%) Project Management
6 81 (6.16%) Test Automation
7 70 (5.32%) Scrum
8 69 (5.25%) SDLC
9 63 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 59 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
11 57 (4.33%) DevOps
11 57 (4.33%) MVC
11 57 (4.33%) OO
12 56 (4.26%) Multithreading
12 56 (4.26%) Software Testing
13 55 (4.18%) TDD
14 54 (4.11%) Embedded Software Development
15 51 (3.88%) Unit Testing
16 49 (3.73%) UML
17 47 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 686 (52.17%) C++
2 360 (27.38%) Python
3 352 (26.77%) Java
4 249 (18.94%) SQL
5 231 (17.57%) C#
6 146 (11.10%) JavaScript
7 124 (9.43%) Embedded C
8 119 (9.05%) Perl
9 97 (7.38%) Bash Shell
10 85 (6.46%) Embedded C++
11 66 (5.02%) Ruby
12 61 (4.64%) Shell Script
13 50 (3.80%) MATLAB
14 47 (3.57%) PowerShell
15 40 (3.04%) PL/SQL
16 36 (2.74%) Assembly Language
17 34 (2.59%) Objective-C
18 27 (2.05%) Lua
19 26 (1.98%) T-SQL
20 24 (1.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 448 (34.07%) Degree
2 210 (15.97%) Security Cleared
3 146 (11.10%) SC Cleared
4 108 (8.21%) Computer Science Degree
5 70 (5.32%) DV Cleared
6 34 (2.59%) Master's Degree
7 33 (2.51%) PhD
8 17 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.22%) HND
10 14 (1.06%) CCNA
11 12 (0.91%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.91%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.84%) PMP
13 9 (0.68%) CCNP
13 9 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
13 9 (0.68%) CISSP
14 7 (0.53%) ISEB
14 7 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.38%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.30%) QA
2 15 (1.14%) ECSS
3 14 (1.06%) MISRA
3 14 (1.06%) MISRA C
4 13 (0.99%) DO-254
4 13 (0.99%) PMO
4 13 (0.99%) SLA
5 9 (0.68%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.53%) Def Stans
7 6 (0.46%) GDPR
7 6 (0.46%) RMADS
8 5 (0.38%) IEC 61508
8 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.30%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.15%) IEC 62304
10 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.15%) JTAG
10 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
System Software
1 58 (4.41%) Firmware
2 34 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.76%) Docker
4 10 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.46%) vSphere
7 5 (0.38%) NFS
8 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.15%) HDFS
9 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.076%) KVM
10 1 (0.076%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.076%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.076%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.52%) Puppet
2 18 (1.37%) Ansible
3 11 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.76%) Nagios
5 8 (0.61%) Kibana
6 6 (0.46%) Nessus
6 6 (0.46%) Nmap
7 5 (0.38%) cPanel
7 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.38%) logstash
7 5 (0.38%) SCCM
7 5 (0.38%) SCOM
8 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.15%) rkt
9 1 (0.076%) Cacti
9 1 (0.076%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.076%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.076%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.076%) Sonobuoy
9 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 124 (9.43%) Microsoft
2 85 (6.46%) Oracle
3 54 (4.11%) VMware
4 34 (2.59%) Red Hat
5 33 (2.51%) Cisco
6 27 (2.05%) Sun
7 26 (1.98%) Juniper
8 23 (1.75%) Google
9 21 (1.60%) Palo Alto
10 19 (1.44%) EMC
11 15 (1.14%) Adobe
12 14 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.06%) SAP
13 13 (0.99%) Sophos
14 11 (0.84%) Sage
15 9 (0.68%) Perforce
16 8 (0.61%) Epicor
16 8 (0.61%) Forcepoint
16 8 (0.61%) HP
16 8 (0.61%) Infor