Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 75 74
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing C 1,301 1,238 1,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.95% 4.04% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.07% 6.94% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1,005 960
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,781 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £71,600
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 14,345 17,851 15,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.59% 58.29% 52.90%
Number of salaries quoted 12,176 15,514 13,300
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +23 602 £47,500 +10.47% 26
Thames Valley -14 324 £50,000 - 55
Surrey +39 232 £50,000 - 14
Berkshire -16 167 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Oxfordshire +2 91 £40,000 -15.79% 16
West Sussex -9 67 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Buckinghamshire +23 66 £45,000 +3.45% 17
East Sussex -18 51 £46,000 +2.22% 1
Kent +17 15 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Middlesex +9 4 £62,500 +8.70% 2
C
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 745 (57.26%) C++
2 654 (50.27%) Software Engineering
3 428 (32.90%) Python
4 425 (32.67%) Java
5 375 (28.82%) Degree
6 345 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
7 341 (26.21%) Linux
8 332 (25.52%) Security Cleared
9 295 (22.67%) C#
10 247 (18.99%) SC Cleared
11 239 (18.37%) SQL
12 216 (16.60%) Mathematics
13 199 (15.30%) JavaScript
14 187 (14.37%) Computer Science
15 157 (12.07%) Windows
16 151 (11.61%) DevOps
17 141 (10.84%) Oracle
17 141 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
18 136 (10.45%) Artificial Intelligence
19 135 (10.38%) Microsoft
20 132 (10.15%) Business Development
20 132 (10.15%) DV Cleared
21 129 (9.92%) Analytics
22 128 (9.84%) Electronics
23 124 (9.53%) TDD
23 124 (9.53%) Algorithms
24 118 (9.07%) SDLC
25 111 (8.53%) Android
25 111 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
26 109 (8.38%) Test Automation

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 24 (1.84%) WebLogic
2 19 (1.46%) Apache
3 15 (1.15%) nginx
4 13 (1.00%) Tomcat
5 12 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (0.85%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.54%) Confluence
7 7 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.46%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.38%) CMS
10 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.31%) IIS
10 4 (0.31%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
11 2 (0.15%) SAS
11 2 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.15%) Fireworks
4 11 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.61%) Simulink
6 6 (0.46%) GNU Octave
6 6 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
7 5 (0.38%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.077%) CATIA
9 1 (0.077%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.077%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.077%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 29 (2.23%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.85%) Oracle Payroll
4 9 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
5 8 (0.61%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.61%) SAP GRC
6 5 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.38%) SAP CRM
7 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.31%) Magento
8 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.077%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.69%) SaaS
4 11 (0.85%) Office 365
5 9 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (0.69%) IaaS
6 8 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.61%) PaaS
7 7 (0.54%) Serverless
8 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (0.38%) GitHub
8 5 (0.38%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.31%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.15%) Trello
11 1 (0.077%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 101 (7.76%) TCP/IP
2 56 (4.30%) Network Security
3 53 (4.07%) Wireless
4 26 (2.00%) Ethernet
4 26 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
5 24 (1.84%) Software-Defined Radio
6 20 (1.54%) Bluetooth
6 20 (1.54%) Internet
7 19 (1.46%) RS-485
8 18 (1.38%) RS-232
9 17 (1.31%) Firewall
10 16 (1.23%) Modbus
10 16 (1.23%) MQTT
10 16 (1.23%) VoIP
11 13 (1.00%) WAN
12 11 (0.85%) RTP
13 10 (0.77%) HTTP
13 10 (0.77%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.69%) RS-422
14 9 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (4.46%) Hadoop
2 51 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 31 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 22 (1.69%) Big Data
5 21 (1.61%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.23%) MySQL
7 14 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (0.77%) SAP HANA
12 9 (0.69%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.54%) Neo4j
13 7 (0.54%) Redis
14 6 (0.46%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.46%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.31%) Power BI
16 4 (0.31%) QlikView
16 4 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 108 (8.30%) Jenkins
2 94 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 88 (6.76%) JIRA
4 53 (4.07%) Vagrant
5 51 (3.92%) GitLab
6 48 (3.69%) Visual Studio
7 46 (3.54%) Maven
8 35 (2.69%) ProC
9 30 (2.31%) Eclipse
10 26 (2.00%) Subversion
11 20 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
11 20 (1.54%) VectorCAST
12 18 (1.38%) LoadRunner
13 16 (1.23%) Polyspace
14 11 (0.85%) PVCS
15 10 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.77%) JIRA Agile
15 10 (0.77%) TeamCity
16 9 (0.69%) Bitbucket
17 6 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 128 (9.84%) Electronics
2 103 (7.92%) Finance
3 83 (6.38%) Military
4 45 (3.46%) Aerospace
5 42 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 41 (3.15%) Manufacturing
7 35 (2.69%) Marketing
8 30 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 28 (2.15%) Automotive
10 26 (2.00%) Legal
11 23 (1.77%) Banking
12 20 (1.54%) Retail
13 16 (1.23%) Games
14 14 (1.08%) Law
15 11 (0.85%) Local Government
16 7 (0.54%) Avionics
17 5 (0.38%) Back Office
17 5 (0.38%) Billing
17 5 (0.38%) Publishing
18 3 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 437 (33.59%) Software Engineer
2 308 (23.67%) Developer
3 127 (9.76%) Embedded Engineer
4 115 (8.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 109 (8.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 105 (8.07%) Software Developer
7 92 (7.07%) C++ Developer
8 89 (6.84%) Architect
9 84 (6.46%) Senior Software Engineer
10 80 (6.15%) Junior
11 68 (5.23%) Analyst
12 57 (4.38%) C# Developer
13 55 (4.23%) Graduate
14 54 (4.15%) Java Engineer
14 54 (4.15%) Java Software Engineer
15 52 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
16 48 (3.69%) C Developer
16 48 (3.69%) C++ Software Developer
16 48 (3.69%) Python Developer
17 42 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (7.38%) .NET
2 79 (6.07%) HTML
3 70 (5.38%) Spring
4 64 (4.92%) Node.js
5 58 (4.46%) Django
6 53 (4.07%) J2EE
7 48 (3.69%) Kafka
8 45 (3.46%) TensorFlow
8 45 (3.46%) Web Services
9 43 (3.31%) Java EE 5
9 43 (3.31%) JSF
10 41 (3.15%) AngularJS
10 41 (3.15%) Keras
10 41 (3.15%) Torch
11 38 (2.92%) Caffe
11 38 (2.92%) CNTK
11 38 (2.92%) Deeplearning4j
11 38 (2.92%) MXNet
12 37 (2.84%) CSS
13 34 (2.61%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 124 (9.53%) Algorithms
2 100 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 85 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (6.30%) Embedded Systems
5 78 (6.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 63 (4.84%) Device Driver
7 57 (4.38%) VHDL
8 29 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 27 (2.08%) Robotics
10 23 (1.77%) Fintech
11 20 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
11 20 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.23%) Driving Licence
13 15 (1.15%) Mainframe
14 13 (1.00%) User Experience
15 12 (0.92%) N-Tier
16 11 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
16 11 (0.85%) Acoustics
16 11 (0.85%) CAN bus
16 11 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 341 (26.21%) Linux
2 157 (12.07%) Windows
3 111 (8.53%) Android
4 108 (8.30%) Unix
5 34 (2.61%) Embedded Linux
6 29 (2.23%) Apple iOS
7 26 (2.00%) Mac OS X
8 24 (1.84%) Windows 10
9 23 (1.77%) Windows Server
10 18 (1.38%) AIX
11 15 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.77%) FreeRTOS
14 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.46%) zOS
16 5 (0.38%) CentOS
16 5 (0.38%) Solaris
16 5 (0.38%) ThreadX
16 5 (0.38%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.31%) uClinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (50.27%) Software Engineering
2 345 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (16.60%) Mathematics
4 187 (14.37%) Computer Science
5 151 (11.61%) DevOps
6 141 (10.84%) Problem-Solving
7 136 (10.45%) Artificial Intelligence
8 132 (10.15%) Business Development
9 129 (9.92%) Analytics
10 124 (9.53%) TDD
11 118 (9.07%) SDLC
12 111 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
13 109 (8.38%) Test Automation
14 107 (8.22%) Machine Learning
15 106 (8.15%) OO
16 97 (7.46%) Mentoring
17 96 (7.38%) Open Source
18 87 (6.69%) Data Analytics
19 86 (6.61%) Configuration Management
20 84 (6.46%) UML
Programming Languages
1 745 (57.26%) C++
2 428 (32.90%) Python
3 425 (32.67%) Java
4 295 (22.67%) C#
5 239 (18.37%) SQL
6 199 (15.30%) JavaScript
7 93 (7.15%) Embedded C
8 65 (5.00%) Embedded C++
9 64 (4.92%) Go
10 62 (4.77%) Ada
11 55 (4.23%) Bash Shell
11 55 (4.23%) MATLAB
12 51 (3.92%) PL/SQL
13 44 (3.38%) Assembly Language
13 44 (3.38%) Perl
14 43 (3.31%) Kotlin
15 39 (3.00%) Ada 95
15 39 (3.00%) Java 8
16 32 (2.46%) Ruby
17 31 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 375 (28.82%) Degree
2 332 (25.52%) Security Cleared
3 247 (18.99%) SC Cleared
4 132 (10.15%) DV Cleared
5 53 (4.07%) Computer Science Degree
6 46 (3.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 33 (2.54%) PhD
8 23 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 20 (1.54%) ISTQB
10 16 (1.23%) Master's Degree
11 14 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (1.08%) PMI Certification
11 14 (1.08%) PMP
12 11 (0.85%) HND
13 10 (0.77%) CCNA
13 10 (0.77%) CISSP
14 9 (0.69%) A+ Certification
14 9 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.38%) QA
2 25 (1.92%) IEC 61508
3 24 (1.84%) Def Stans
4 15 (1.15%) SLA
5 14 (1.08%) PMO
6 13 (1.00%) DO-254
7 11 (0.85%) JTAG
8 9 (0.69%) GDPR
9 8 (0.61%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.61%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.31%) COSHH
11 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.15%) MISRA
12 2 (0.15%) MISRA C
13 1 (0.077%) COBIT
13 1 (0.077%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.077%) ISO 26262
13 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (7.92%) Docker
2 71 (5.46%) Firmware
3 37 (2.84%) vSphere
4 36 (2.77%) VirtualBox
5 17 (1.31%) Active Directory
6 14 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 8 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.38%) NFS
8 5 (0.38%) Samba
9 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.31%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.23%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.23%) HDFS
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.15%) Ceph
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.077%) Lustre
12 1 (0.077%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 87 (6.69%) Ansible
2 26 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 18 (1.38%) HP ALM
4 17 (1.31%) Terraform
5 15 (1.15%) Puppet
6 10 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.54%) Nagios
7 7 (0.54%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.38%) PTC Integrity
9 4 (0.31%) Salt
10 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.15%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.15%) DameWare
10 2 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.15%) Rsyslog
10 2 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.077%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 141 (10.84%) Oracle
2 135 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 36 (2.77%) EMC
4 34 (2.61%) Samsung
5 32 (2.46%) SAP
6 22 (1.69%) HP
7 21 (1.61%) VMware
8 19 (1.46%) Cisco
9 12 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 10 (0.77%) Google
10 10 (0.77%) Informatica
10 10 (0.77%) Riverbed
11 9 (0.69%) IBM
12 8 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.61%) Freescale
13 7 (0.54%) Altera
14 6 (0.46%) QNX
14 6 (0.46%) Xilinx
15 5 (0.38%) PTC
15 5 (0.38%) Virgin Media