Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 71 70
Rank change year-on-year -22 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing C 626 317 1,035
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.49% 3.95% 4.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.58% 6.65% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 385 280 808
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,625 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +13.00% -

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 9,519 4,765 13,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.03% 59.39% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,905 4,141 11,763
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Thames Valley -9 228 £55,000 - 62
Hampshire -78 183 £52,500 +5.00% 56
Berkshire -18 115 £57,500 +4.55% 30
Surrey -2 102 £60,000 +17.07% 23
Buckinghamshire -28 66 £55,000 - 14
West Sussex +20 52 £65,000 +23.81% 17
Oxfordshire +5 50 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Kent -14 40 £53,750 -28.33% 21
East Sussex -45 7 £40,500 +35.00% 14
Home Counties - 4 £85,000 -
Middlesex - 3 - -
Sussex -14 2 £40,000 -23.81%
C
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 292 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (38.34%) C++
3 225 (35.94%) Software Engineering
4 223 (35.62%) Social Skills
5 210 (33.55%) Degree
6 152 (24.28%) Python
7 134 (21.41%) C#
8 129 (20.61%) Linux
9 128 (20.45%) Java
10 113 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
11 105 (16.77%) Computer Science
12 103 (16.45%) SQL
13 101 (16.13%) JavaScript
14 99 (15.81%) Mathematics
15 94 (15.02%) DevOps
16 90 (14.38%) Azure
17 84 (13.42%) Self-Motivation
18 82 (13.10%) TDD
19 77 (12.30%) Finance
20 67 (10.70%) Mentoring
21 66 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
22 62 (9.90%) Risk Management
22 62 (9.90%) .NET
22 62 (9.90%) OO
23 60 (9.58%) Scrum
23 60 (9.58%) AWS
24 59 (9.42%) Software Testing
25 58 (9.27%) Algorithms
26 56 (8.95%) Test Automation
27 54 (8.63%) HTML

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 29 (4.63%) Confluence
2 9 (1.44%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.12%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.80%) CMS
4 5 (0.80%) IIS
5 4 (0.64%) Apache
5 4 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.48%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.16%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.60%) Simulink
4 5 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.64%) Stateflow
5 4 (0.64%) Windchill
6 3 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.32%) EngageOne
7 2 (0.32%) Figma
7 2 (0.32%) InDesign
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.32%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.16%) Sketch
8 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) Shopify
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.16%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Travel Management
5 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 90 (14.38%) Azure
2 60 (9.58%) AWS
3 22 (3.51%) SaaS
4 19 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (3.04%) Serverless
5 18 (2.88%) Microsoft 365
6 16 (2.56%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.28%) DigitalOcean
7 8 (1.28%) GCP
7 8 (1.28%) GitHub
8 6 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.64%) CloudFront
9 4 (0.64%) Slack
10 3 (0.48%) BrowserStack
10 3 (0.48%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.32%) Algolia
11 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 22 (3.51%) Ethernet
2 22 (3.51%) Internet
3 12 (1.92%) Firewall
3 12 (1.92%) Wireless
4 11 (1.76%) 3G
4 11 (1.76%) Extranet
5 8 (1.28%) HTTP
6 7 (1.12%) DHCP
6 7 (1.12%) DNS
7 6 (0.96%) VPN
7 6 (0.96%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.80%) IPsec
8 5 (0.80%) LAN
8 5 (0.80%) Network Security
8 5 (0.80%) RTP
8 5 (0.80%) SpaceWire
8 5 (0.80%) WAN
8 5 (0.80%) WLAN
9 4 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (4.63%) MySQL
3 26 (4.15%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.40%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.76%) Big Data
5 11 (1.76%) Data Lake
6 9 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.64%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.64%) Neo4j
8 4 (0.64%) Redis
8 4 (0.64%) SQLite
9 3 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.48%) DB2
9 3 (0.48%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.48%) Redshift Spectrum
9 3 (0.48%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.48%) Tableau
10 2 (0.32%) Adabas
10 2 (0.32%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 50 (7.99%) Git (software)
2 45 (7.19%) Jenkins
3 43 (6.87%) JIRA
4 15 (2.40%) Bitbucket
5 13 (2.08%) Subversion
5 13 (2.08%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 9 (1.44%) CMake
7 9 (1.44%) IntelliJ
7 9 (1.44%) Selenium
7 9 (1.44%) SpecFlow
8 8 (1.28%) Android Studio
8 8 (1.28%) Grunt
8 8 (1.28%) gulp
8 8 (1.28%) SonarQube
9 6 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.96%) JMeter
9 6 (0.96%) ProC
9 6 (0.96%) WinDbg
9 6 (0.96%) Xcode
General
1 223 (35.62%) Social Skills
2 77 (12.30%) Finance
3 66 (10.54%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (6.23%) Marketing
5 35 (5.59%) Electronics
5 35 (5.59%) Influencing Skills
6 30 (4.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 25 (3.99%) Telecoms
8 24 (3.83%) Manufacturing
9 20 (3.19%) Automotive
10 18 (2.88%) Aerospace
10 18 (2.88%) Retail
11 14 (2.24%) Military
11 14 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
12 13 (2.08%) Public Sector
13 9 (1.44%) Legal
14 7 (1.12%) Back Office
14 7 (1.12%) Games
15 6 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
16 4 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 168 (26.84%) Software Engineer
2 112 (17.89%) Developer
3 70 (11.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 65 (10.38%) Embedded Engineer
5 55 (8.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 49 (7.83%) Analyst
6 49 (7.83%) C++ Software Engineer
7 31 (4.95%) C Software Engineer
8 27 (4.31%) Electronics Engineer
9 25 (3.99%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 24 (3.83%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 24 (3.83%) Project Manager
10 24 (3.83%) Senior Developer
10 24 (3.83%) Team Leader
11 22 (3.51%) Architect
11 22 (3.51%) Software Developer
12 16 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
12 16 (2.56%) Pricing Analyst
12 16 (2.56%) Pricing Developer
13 15 (2.40%) Embedded Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.90%) .NET
2 54 (8.63%) HTML
3 44 (7.03%) React
4 40 (6.39%) CSS
5 37 (5.91%) REST
6 30 (4.79%) AngularJS
7 23 (3.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 22 (3.51%) STL
9 20 (3.19%) Velocity
10 18 (2.88%) MFC
10 18 (2.88%) Spring
11 17 (2.72%) Spring Boot
11 17 (2.72%) Yocto
12 16 (2.56%) Java EE
12 16 (2.56%) Vue.js
13 14 (2.24%) HTML5
14 12 (1.92%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.92%) COM
14 12 (1.92%) Gherkin
14 12 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.42%) Self-Motivation
2 58 (9.27%) Algorithms
3 40 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 32 (5.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 28 (4.47%) User Experience
6 24 (3.83%) Data Structures
7 23 (3.67%) VHDL
8 22 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
10 20 (3.19%) Virtual Team
11 18 (2.88%) Renewable Energy
12 17 (2.72%) Client/Server
13 15 (2.40%) Taxonomies
14 14 (2.24%) Device Driver
15 12 (1.92%) iPhone
16 11 (1.76%) Acoustics
17 9 (1.44%) Mobile App
18 7 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
18 7 (1.12%) Verilog
19 6 (0.96%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 129 (20.61%) Linux
2 44 (7.03%) Windows
3 30 (4.79%) Android
4 27 (4.31%) Unix
5 18 (2.88%) CentOS
6 15 (2.40%) Embedded Linux
7 12 (1.92%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Debian
9 3 (0.48%) Solaris
10 2 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.32%) VMS
10 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.16%) OpenWrt
11 1 (0.16%) SafeRTOS
11 1 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (35.94%) Software Engineering
3 113 (18.05%) Problem-Solving
4 105 (16.77%) Computer Science
5 99 (15.81%) Mathematics
6 94 (15.02%) DevOps
7 82 (13.10%) TDD
8 67 (10.70%) Mentoring
9 62 (9.90%) OO
9 62 (9.90%) Risk Management
10 60 (9.58%) Scrum
11 59 (9.42%) Software Testing
12 56 (8.95%) Test Automation
13 52 (8.31%) Multithreading
13 52 (8.31%) OOP
14 50 (7.99%) Waterfall
15 49 (7.83%) Full Stack Development
16 48 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (7.51%) Information Security
18 38 (6.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 240 (38.34%) C++
2 152 (24.28%) Python
3 134 (21.41%) C#
4 128 (20.45%) Java
5 103 (16.45%) SQL
6 101 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 49 (7.83%) Go
8 37 (5.91%) Embedded C
9 29 (4.63%) Bash Shell
10 25 (3.99%) Perl
11 20 (3.19%) Embedded C++
11 20 (3.19%) MATLAB
12 18 (2.88%) Shell Script
12 18 (2.88%) TypeScript
13 17 (2.72%) Ruby
14 14 (2.24%) PHP
15 11 (1.76%) Objective-C
15 11 (1.76%) Rust
16 9 (1.44%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.28%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 210 (33.55%) Degree
2 52 (8.31%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 31 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (4.31%) HND
6 24 (3.83%) Master's Degree
7 23 (3.67%) DV Cleared
8 11 (1.76%) CISSP
9 8 (1.28%) PhD
10 7 (1.12%) CISM
11 5 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.64%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.48%) CESG Certified Professional
13 3 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.48%) GCIH
13 3 (0.48%) GIAC
13 3 (0.48%) GSEC
13 3 (0.48%) OSCP
13 3 (0.48%) SAP Certification
13 3 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.23%) QA
2 20 (3.19%) ISO 9001
3 11 (1.76%) SLA
4 7 (1.12%) Def Stans
4 7 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.96%) MISRA
6 5 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.64%) Accessibility
7 4 (0.64%) ISO 13485
7 4 (0.64%) ISO 26262
7 4 (0.64%) NIST
7 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.48%) GDPR
8 3 (0.48%) PMO
9 2 (0.32%) GRC
9 2 (0.32%) NCSC
9 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.16%) HAZOP
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 36 (5.75%) Docker
2 34 (5.43%) Firmware
3 15 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.80%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.64%) vSphere
7 2 (0.32%) NFS
7 2 (0.32%) Samba
7 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (6.55%) Ansible
2 24 (3.83%) Kubernetes
3 16 (2.56%) Terraform
4 8 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.28%) Puppet
5 6 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (0.64%) Packer
6 4 (0.64%) PTC Integrity
6 4 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 3 (0.48%) Nessus
7 3 (0.48%) Nexpose
7 3 (0.48%) Nmap
8 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.16%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
9 1 (0.16%) Grafana
9 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.16%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 47 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.95%) Oracle
3 23 (3.67%) VMware
4 21 (3.35%) Red Hat
5 18 (2.88%) IBM
6 17 (2.72%) Adobe
6 17 (2.72%) SAP
7 13 (2.08%) EMC
8 11 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.76%) Workday
9 8 (1.28%) Citrix
10 6 (0.96%) Cisco
10 6 (0.96%) NetMotion Wireless
11 5 (0.80%) Intel
11 5 (0.80%) NVIDIA
11 5 (0.80%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.64%) Automation Anywhere
12 4 (0.64%) PTC
12 4 (0.64%) Siemens
12 4 (0.64%) UiPath