Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 66 66
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +35
Permanent jobs citing C 1,340 1,270 1,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.43% 4.26% 4.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 7.81% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,082 1,061 1,353
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +8.24%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 17,414 16,264 20,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.60% 54.57% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 15,090 14,166 17,947
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -11 495 £50,000 +11.11% 99
Hampshire +16 393 £43,000 -4.44% 54
Berkshire +13 291 £50,000 +11.11% 45
Surrey -13 228 £50,000 +3.09% 42
Oxfordshire -24 147 £52,500 - 32
West Sussex -9 95 £52,500 +16.67% 16
East Sussex +19 85 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Buckinghamshire -16 60 £43,500 +16.00% 22
Kent -4 24 £42,500 +3.66% 9
Sussex -7 8 £32,500 -40.91%
Middlesex +19 7 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Isle of Wight -9 1 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Home Counties - 1 £85,000 -
C
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 723 (53.96%) C++
2 530 (39.55%) Software Engineering
3 467 (34.85%) Linux
4 462 (34.48%) Degree
5 457 (34.10%) Python
6 308 (22.99%) Java
7 266 (19.85%) C#
8 265 (19.78%) SQL
9 238 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
9 238 (17.76%) Security Cleared
10 237 (17.69%) Computer Science
11 212 (15.82%) Windows
12 175 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
13 161 (12.01%) Algorithms
14 159 (11.87%) Embedded C
14 159 (11.87%) Mathematics
15 152 (11.34%) Microsoft
16 148 (11.04%) Git (software)
17 140 (10.45%) Electronics
18 131 (9.78%) Firmware
18 131 (9.78%) DV Cleared
19 128 (9.55%) JavaScript
20 114 (8.51%) Finance
20 114 (8.51%) Machine Learning
21 112 (8.36%) TDD
22 109 (8.13%) SC Cleared
22 109 (8.13%) Embedded Linux
23 108 (8.06%) Unix
24 104 (7.76%) Multithreading
25 97 (7.24%) Embedded C++

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 40 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 28 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 26 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (1.42%) nginx
5 16 (1.19%) Apache
6 12 (0.90%) IIS
6 12 (0.90%) SharePoint
7 11 (0.82%) Confluence
7 11 (0.82%) SAS
8 9 (0.67%) CMS
8 9 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 9 (0.67%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.52%) DataSynapse
10 7 (0.52%) DNN
10 7 (0.52%) JBoss
11 6 (0.45%) Ethereum
11 6 (0.45%) Hyperledger
12 5 (0.37%) WildFly
13 3 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.90%) Simulink
4 9 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.52%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.37%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.075%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (3.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.30%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.22%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.15%) Primavera
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.34%) Office 365
4 18 (1.34%) SaaS
5 6 (0.45%) GitHub
6 4 (0.30%) AdWords
6 4 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.22%) IaaS
7 3 (0.22%) PaaS
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.075%) Force.com
9 1 (0.075%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.21%) Wireless
2 41 (3.06%) Network Security
3 27 (2.01%) Ethernet
3 27 (2.01%) TCP/IP
4 23 (1.72%) Internet
5 22 (1.64%) Bluetooth
6 20 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (1.34%) RS-232
8 17 (1.27%) 3GPP
9 16 (1.19%) VPN
10 14 (1.04%) Firewall
10 14 (1.04%) LTE
11 12 (0.90%) GSM
11 12 (0.90%) LAN
11 12 (0.90%) ZigBee
12 11 (0.82%) RS-485
13 10 (0.75%) UMTS
14 9 (0.67%) DNS
14 9 (0.67%) Intranet
14 9 (0.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.33%) Relational Database
3 44 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 41 (3.06%) Big Data
5 37 (2.76%) Hadoop
6 30 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 28 (2.09%) MySQL
8 27 (2.01%) Apache Hive
8 27 (2.01%) MongoDB
9 24 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (1.72%) HBase
11 22 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (1.19%) Redis
14 15 (1.12%) Geospatial Data
14 15 (1.12%) Impala
15 12 (0.90%) GIS
16 11 (0.82%) Blockchain
16 11 (0.82%) Oracle Database
17 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 148 (11.04%) Git (software)
2 78 (5.82%) Subversion
3 53 (3.96%) Visual Studio
4 46 (3.43%) JIRA
5 40 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 21 (1.57%) LabVIEW
7 18 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (1.19%) WiX
9 11 (0.82%) GDB
10 10 (0.75%) ProC
11 9 (0.67%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.67%) JMeter
11 9 (0.67%) JUnit
11 9 (0.67%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (0.60%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.60%) Selenium
13 7 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.52%) PVCS
14 6 (0.45%) LoadRunner
14 6 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 140 (10.45%) Electronics
2 114 (8.51%) Finance
3 79 (5.90%) Automotive
4 55 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 54 (4.03%) Manufacturing
6 43 (3.21%) Advertising
7 33 (2.46%) Aerospace
8 30 (2.24%) Retail
9 29 (2.16%) Marketing
9 29 (2.16%) Military
10 14 (1.04%) Law
11 12 (0.90%) Back Office
12 9 (0.67%) Banking
13 8 (0.60%) Games
13 8 (0.60%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.52%) Publishing
15 6 (0.45%) Avionics
16 5 (0.37%) German Language
17 4 (0.30%) Legal
17 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 379 (28.28%) Software Engineer
2 340 (25.37%) Developer
3 177 (13.21%) Embedded Engineer
4 120 (8.96%) C++ Software Engineer
5 118 (8.81%) Software Developer
6 114 (8.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 94 (7.01%) Graduate
8 90 (6.72%) Senior Software Engineer
9 70 (5.22%) C Developer
9 70 (5.22%) Java Developer
10 58 (4.33%) C++ Developer
11 56 (4.18%) Firmware Engineer
12 55 (4.10%) Linux Engineer
13 51 (3.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 47 (3.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 45 (3.36%) Python Engineer
16 44 (3.28%) Analyst
16 44 (3.28%) Senior Developer
17 43 (3.21%) Electronics Engineer
18 39 (2.91%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (7.01%) .NET
2 71 (5.30%) TensorFlow
3 69 (5.15%) HTML
4 64 (4.78%) AngularJS
5 45 (3.36%) CSS
5 45 (3.36%) Web Services
6 42 (3.13%) STL
7 41 (3.06%) Natural Language Processing
8 35 (2.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 32 (2.39%) COM
9 32 (2.39%) MFC
9 32 (2.39%) REST
10 31 (2.31%) React
11 29 (2.16%) Spring
12 28 (2.09%) .NET Framework
12 28 (2.09%) Node.js
12 28 (2.09%) XML
13 26 (1.94%) Apache Flex
13 26 (1.94%) Java EE
14 24 (1.79%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 237 (17.69%) Computer Science
2 161 (12.01%) Algorithms
3 97 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
5 63 (4.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 51 (3.81%) Device Driver
7 43 (3.21%) User Experience
8 31 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
9 29 (2.16%) Robotics
9 29 (2.16%) VHDL
10 23 (1.72%) Acoustics
11 19 (1.42%) CUDA
12 18 (1.34%) Verilog
13 17 (1.27%) Fintech
14 15 (1.12%) Mainframe
15 14 (1.04%) Mobile App
16 12 (0.90%) ASIC
16 12 (0.90%) Smart Energy
16 12 (0.90%) Smart Meter
17 11 (0.82%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 467 (34.85%) Linux
2 212 (15.82%) Windows
3 109 (8.13%) Embedded Linux
4 108 (8.06%) Unix
5 52 (3.88%) Android
6 36 (2.69%) Mac OS X
7 27 (2.01%) Windows Server
8 22 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 18 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (1.27%) VxWorks
10 17 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.90%) AIX
14 10 (0.75%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.37%) zOS
16 4 (0.30%) FreeRTOS
16 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
16 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (39.55%) Software Engineering
2 238 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
4 159 (11.87%) Mathematics
5 114 (8.51%) Machine Learning
6 112 (8.36%) TDD
7 104 (7.76%) Multithreading
8 85 (6.34%) SDLC
9 77 (5.75%) Analytics
9 77 (5.75%) OO
10 74 (5.52%) DevOps
11 73 (5.45%) Artificial Intelligence
11 73 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
12 71 (5.30%) Project Management
13 68 (5.07%) Physics
14 67 (5.00%) Deep Learning
15 60 (4.48%) Computer Vision
15 60 (4.48%) Configuration Management
16 59 (4.40%) Data Analysis
16 59 (4.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 723 (53.96%) C++
2 457 (34.10%) Python
3 308 (22.99%) Java
4 266 (19.85%) C#
5 265 (19.78%) SQL
6 159 (11.87%) Embedded C
7 128 (9.55%) JavaScript
8 97 (7.24%) Embedded C++
9 85 (6.34%) Bash Shell
10 61 (4.55%) Perl
11 54 (4.03%) Ruby
12 44 (3.28%) MATLAB
13 40 (2.99%) Scala
14 35 (2.61%) Lua
15 30 (2.24%) PHP
16 29 (2.16%) Shell Script
17 28 (2.09%) Go
18 27 (2.01%) Assembly Language
19 26 (1.94%) Java 8
19 26 (1.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 462 (34.48%) Degree
2 238 (17.76%) Security Cleared
3 131 (9.78%) DV Cleared
4 109 (8.13%) SC Cleared
5 90 (6.72%) PhD
6 60 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.12%) MCSE
8 15 (1.12%) Numerate Degree
9 13 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.82%) PMP
11 10 (0.75%) HND
12 9 (0.67%) OSCP
12 9 (0.67%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.52%) CCIE
14 6 (0.45%) AAT
14 6 (0.45%) CCDP
14 6 (0.45%) LPIC
14 6 (0.45%) Master's Degree
15 5 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.28%) QA
2 27 (2.01%) MISRA
3 14 (1.04%) MISRA C
4 12 (0.90%) JTAG
5 11 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.75%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.67%) SLA
8 8 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.45%) PMBOK
9 6 (0.45%) PMO
10 3 (0.22%) GAAP
10 3 (0.22%) GCP
10 3 (0.22%) GDPR
10 3 (0.22%) ISO 26262
11 2 (0.15%) COBIT
11 2 (0.15%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.15%) IEC 62304
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 1 (0.075%) WCAG
System Software
1 131 (9.78%) Firmware
2 40 (2.99%) Docker
3 37 (2.76%) Active Directory
4 22 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (1.34%) vSphere
7 12 (0.90%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.90%) HDFS
8 8 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.30%) XenApp
9 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.22%) ACF2
10 3 (0.22%) Postfix
10 3 (0.22%) RACF
11 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.15%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 41 (3.06%) Puppet
2 32 (2.39%) Ansible
3 20 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (1.42%) Kibana
5 16 (1.19%) HAProxy
6 11 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.82%) SCCM
7 10 (0.75%) Nagios
8 6 (0.45%) SCOM
9 4 (0.30%) Terraform
10 3 (0.22%) Cacti
10 3 (0.22%) CFEngine
10 3 (0.22%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.22%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.22%) Icinga
10 3 (0.22%) logstash
10 3 (0.22%) Netcool
11 2 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.075%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 152 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 73 (5.45%) Oracle
3 26 (1.94%) VMware
4 22 (1.64%) Atlassian
4 22 (1.64%) Cisco
4 22 (1.64%) Xilinx
5 18 (1.34%) Altera
5 18 (1.34%) Citrix
6 16 (1.19%) SAP
7 15 (1.12%) EMC
7 15 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (0.97%) Capita
8 13 (0.97%) IBM
8 13 (0.97%) Red Hat
9 10 (0.75%) Google
10 9 (0.67%) Zend
11 8 (0.60%) Adobe
11 8 (0.60%) Assembla
11 8 (0.60%) Cloudera
11 8 (0.60%) HP