Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 64 62
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 1,044 1,297 1,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.09% 4.41% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.67% 7.74% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 759 1,016 1,114
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,438 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 13,606 16,759 16,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.25% 56.99% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11,696 14,534 13,981
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 +6 376 £50,000 +11.11% 64
Thames Valley -28 293 £45,000 -14.29% 108
Surrey +5 170 £55,000 +10.00% 55
West Sussex +19 116 £48,500 -7.62% 32
Buckinghamshire +71 101 £45,000 +3.45% 33
Oxfordshire +4 100 £40,000 -27.27% 33
Berkshire -90 93 £50,000 - 42
East Sussex -9 48 £56,250 +25.00% 19
Kent -21 23 £45,500 -4.21% 16
Middlesex +1 7 £50,000 -37.50% 2
Isle of Wight +2 6 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Sussex +12 1 £70,000 +40.00%
C
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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.

1 532 (50.96%) C++
2 457 (43.77%) Software Engineering
3 368 (35.25%) Degree
4 298 (28.54%) Linux
5 253 (24.23%) Python
6 233 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
7 223 (21.36%) Java
8 216 (20.69%) C#
9 177 (16.95%) SQL
10 162 (15.52%) Finance
11 155 (14.85%) Windows
12 143 (13.70%) Security Cleared
13 138 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
14 131 (12.55%) Electronics
15 122 (11.69%) Firmware
16 121 (11.59%) Computer Science
17 119 (11.40%) Mathematics
18 109 (10.44%) Embedded Systems
19 105 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
20 104 (9.96%) SC Cleared
20 104 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
21 98 (9.39%) JavaScript
22 94 (9.00%) Embedded C
23 91 (8.72%) DevOps
24 87 (8.33%) Unit Testing
24 87 (8.33%) Microsoft
25 86 (8.24%) SDLC
26 84 (8.05%) Management Information System
27 82 (7.85%) .NET
28 81 (7.76%) Project Management

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 15 (1.44%) Apache
2 14 (1.34%) Confluence
2 14 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.05%) nginx
3 11 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (0.86%) Apache Spark
4 9 (0.86%) IIS
5 6 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.48%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.29%) CMS
9 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.19%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.096%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.53%) Simulink
4 9 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.48%) Doxygen
6 5 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.38%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.29%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.096%) InVision
10 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.096%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.096%) Sketch
10 1 (0.096%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.67%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.38%) Magento
3 4 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
3 4 (0.38%) Workday HCM
4 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.19%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.19%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.096%) Primavera
6 1 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.096%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 45 (4.31%) AWS
2 38 (3.64%) Azure
3 17 (1.63%) SaaS
4 15 (1.44%) Office 365
5 13 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.96%) Power Platform
7 7 (0.67%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.57%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.48%) Google Play
9 5 (0.48%) IaaS
9 5 (0.48%) PaaS
10 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.19%) GCP
11 2 (0.19%) GitHub
11 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.19%) Serverless
12 1 (0.096%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 80 (7.66%) TCP/IP
2 33 (3.16%) Wireless
3 31 (2.97%) Network Security
4 30 (2.87%) RS-232
5 28 (2.68%) Bluetooth
6 25 (2.39%) DNS
7 24 (2.30%) Internet
8 23 (2.20%) DHCP
9 22 (2.11%) Firewall
10 21 (2.01%) RS-485
11 19 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (1.63%) DMZ
13 11 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.96%) Ethernet
15 9 (0.86%) 5G
15 9 (0.86%) VoIP
16 8 (0.77%) 4G
16 8 (0.77%) HTTP
16 8 (0.77%) LTE
16 8 (0.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.16%) Big Data
2 28 (2.68%) Hadoop
3 27 (2.59%) SQL Server
4 22 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 22 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (1.63%) MySQL
6 15 (1.44%) Neo4j
6 15 (1.44%) Redis
7 13 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (0.96%) Power BI
10 9 (0.86%) QlikView
11 8 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.57%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.57%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 75 (7.18%) Jenkins
2 57 (5.46%) Git (software)
3 52 (4.98%) JIRA
3 52 (4.98%) Visual Studio
4 34 (3.26%) Subversion
5 18 (1.72%) Selenium
6 14 (1.34%) Cucumber
6 14 (1.34%) VectorCAST
7 12 (1.15%) Bitbucket
8 11 (1.05%) Vagrant
9 10 (0.96%) GitLab
9 10 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (0.86%) IntelliJ
10 9 (0.86%) JUnit
10 9 (0.86%) Maven
10 9 (0.86%) SonarQube
11 8 (0.77%) Eclipse
11 8 (0.77%) ProC
12 6 (0.57%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.48%) CMake
General
1 162 (15.52%) Finance
2 131 (12.55%) Electronics
3 55 (5.27%) Automotive
4 47 (4.50%) Marketing
5 44 (4.21%) Banking
6 43 (4.12%) Manufacturing
7 38 (3.64%) Telecoms
8 29 (2.78%) Military
9 28 (2.68%) Aerospace
10 20 (1.92%) Retail
11 15 (1.44%) Games
12 13 (1.25%) Law
12 13 (1.25%) Public Sector
13 11 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.86%) Advertising
14 9 (0.86%) Avionics
15 4 (0.38%) Legal
16 3 (0.29%) Back Office
17 2 (0.19%) Billing
17 2 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 284 (27.20%) Software Engineer
2 196 (18.77%) Developer
3 135 (12.93%) Embedded Engineer
4 111 (10.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 109 (10.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 82 (7.85%) C++ Software Engineer
7 57 (5.46%) Software Developer
8 56 (5.36%) Junior
9 51 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
10 50 (4.79%) Architect
11 49 (4.69%) Analyst
11 49 (4.69%) C++ Developer
12 43 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
12 43 (4.12%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 42 (4.02%) Firmware Engineer
14 39 (3.74%) Research Engineer
15 37 (3.54%) Graduate
16 35 (3.35%) C Software Engineer
16 35 (3.35%) Consultant
16 35 (3.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (7.85%) .NET
2 66 (6.32%) Web Services
3 50 (4.79%) HTML
4 39 (3.74%) Node.js
5 38 (3.64%) RESTful
6 37 (3.54%) CSS
7 33 (3.16%) Kafka
8 23 (2.20%) AngularJS
9 22 (2.11%) Spring
10 18 (1.72%) Django
10 18 (1.72%) XML
11 15 (1.44%) .NET Core
11 15 (1.44%) ASP.NET
12 14 (1.34%) gRPC
12 14 (1.34%) STL
13 13 (1.25%) WinForms
14 11 (1.05%) LDAP
14 11 (1.05%) REST
15 10 (0.96%) Ajax
15 10 (0.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 109 (10.44%) Embedded Systems
2 105 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (8.05%) Management Information System
4 67 (6.42%) Algorithms
5 63 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (3.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 22 (2.11%) VHDL
8 21 (2.01%) Device Driver
9 19 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (1.82%) Robotics
10 17 (1.63%) Driving Licence
11 12 (1.15%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.05%) Acoustics
12 11 (1.05%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.96%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.86%) Analogue Electronics
14 9 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
14 9 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.67%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 298 (28.54%) Linux
2 155 (14.85%) Windows
3 55 (5.27%) Unix
4 44 (4.21%) Android
5 33 (3.16%) Embedded Linux
6 27 (2.59%) Apple iOS
7 19 (1.82%) Solaris
8 15 (1.44%) Windows Server
9 11 (1.05%) ThreadX
10 9 (0.86%) VxWorks
10 9 (0.86%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.67%) CentOS
12 4 (0.38%) Debian
12 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.29%) zOS
14 2 (0.19%) AIX
14 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.19%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (43.77%) Software Engineering
2 233 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
4 121 (11.59%) Computer Science
5 119 (11.40%) Mathematics
6 104 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (8.72%) DevOps
8 87 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 86 (8.24%) SDLC
10 81 (7.76%) Project Management
11 70 (6.70%) OO
12 67 (6.42%) Validation
13 65 (6.23%) ITIL
13 65 (6.23%) Project Delivery
14 62 (5.94%) TDD
15 59 (5.65%) UML
16 57 (5.46%) Configuration Management
17 51 (4.89%) Systems Engineering
18 49 (4.69%) Information Security
19 48 (4.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 532 (50.96%) C++
2 253 (24.23%) Python
3 223 (21.36%) Java
4 216 (20.69%) C#
5 177 (16.95%) SQL
6 98 (9.39%) JavaScript
7 94 (9.00%) Embedded C
8 61 (5.84%) Embedded C++
9 35 (3.35%) Go
10 34 (3.26%) MATLAB
11 32 (3.07%) Bash Shell
12 28 (2.68%) Assembly Language
12 28 (2.68%) PHP
13 25 (2.39%) Perl
14 24 (2.30%) PL/SQL
15 21 (2.01%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.92%) ANSI C
16 20 (1.92%) R
16 20 (1.92%) Ruby
17 19 (1.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 368 (35.25%) Degree
2 143 (13.70%) Security Cleared
3 104 (9.96%) SC Cleared
4 69 (6.61%) DV Cleared
5 54 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 26 (2.49%) PMI Certification
6 26 (2.49%) PMP
7 24 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (2.01%) CCNA
10 17 (1.63%) CCNP
10 17 (1.63%) CISSP
11 13 (1.25%) Master's Degree
12 11 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (0.96%) RHCE
14 9 (0.86%) CEH
14 9 (0.86%) GCIA
15 8 (0.77%) MCP
16 7 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.21%) QA
2 39 (3.74%) SLA
3 29 (2.78%) PMO
4 10 (0.96%) Def Stans
4 10 (0.96%) IEC 61508
5 9 (0.86%) DO-254
6 7 (0.67%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.57%) GDPR
8 4 (0.38%) ARP4754
8 4 (0.38%) ARP4761
8 4 (0.38%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.29%) JTAG
9 3 (0.29%) MISRA
10 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.19%) NCSC
10 2 (0.19%) NIST
11 1 (0.096%) COBIT
11 1 (0.096%) GAMP
11 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (11.69%) Firmware
2 45 (4.31%) Docker
3 36 (3.45%) Active Directory
4 22 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (1.05%) vSphere
6 9 (0.86%) NFS
7 6 (0.57%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.38%) LXC
8 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.29%) HDFS
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.19%) Ceph
11 1 (0.096%) Kamailio
11 1 (0.096%) Lustre
11 1 (0.096%) OpenAM
11 1 (0.096%) Samba
Systems Management
1 35 (3.35%) Ansible
2 14 (1.34%) Puppet
3 13 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 12 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
5 11 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.77%) Nagios
7 7 (0.67%) Terraform
8 4 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.29%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.29%) SCCM
10 2 (0.19%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.19%) Rsyslog
10 2 (0.19%) Salt
10 2 (0.19%) SCOM
10 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.096%) Nessus
Vendors
1 87 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 65 (6.23%) Oracle
3 38 (3.64%) SAP
4 31 (2.97%) VMware
5 25 (2.39%) Splunk
6 22 (2.11%) Cisco
6 22 (2.11%) Google
7 21 (2.01%) EMC
7 21 (2.01%) ServiceNow
8 18 (1.72%) Freescale
8 18 (1.72%) Renesas
9 17 (1.63%) Citrix
10 13 (1.25%) QNX
11 12 (1.15%) Klocwork
12 10 (0.96%) HP
13 8 (0.77%) Adobe
13 8 (0.77%) Perforce
14 7 (0.67%) Altera
14 7 (0.67%) Brocade
14 7 (0.67%) Tableau