Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
England > South East
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing C 1,074 1,192 1,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 4.33% 4.16% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 7.42% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 882 930 1,130
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.52% +3.68%
10th Percentile £30,050 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £78,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 13,426 16,070 17,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.13% 56.11% 56.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11,648 13,920 15,258
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +6 381 £52,500 +16.67% 115
Thames Valley -9 306 £47,500 -9.52% 108
Surrey -3 176 £53,750 +7.50% 43
West Sussex +44 123 £56,000 +12.00% 25
Berkshire -59 121 £55,000 +4.76% 33
Oxfordshire +12 107 £40,000 -27.27% 41
Buckinghamshire +44 76 £52,500 +40.00% 34
East Sussex -8 42 £43,750 +2.94% 14
Kent -11 32 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Isle of Wight +1 6 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Middlesex -6 3 £50,000 -47.37% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Sussex +4 1 £70,000 - 3
C
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 563 (52.42%) C++
2 483 (44.97%) Software Engineering
3 327 (30.45%) Degree
4 301 (28.03%) Linux
5 281 (26.16%) C#
6 232 (21.60%) Java
7 223 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
8 222 (20.67%) Python
9 214 (19.93%) Windows
10 203 (18.90%) SQL
11 173 (16.11%) Firmware
12 159 (14.80%) Electronics
13 147 (13.69%) Embedded C
14 144 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
15 134 (12.48%) Computer Science
16 132 (12.29%) Finance
17 131 (12.20%) Microsoft
18 121 (11.27%) JavaScript
19 106 (9.87%) .NET
20 104 (9.68%) Security Cleared
21 101 (9.40%) Embedded Systems
22 89 (8.29%) Management Information System
22 89 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
23 85 (7.91%) SDLC
23 85 (7.91%) Self-Motivation
24 81 (7.54%) Visual Studio
25 79 (7.36%) Git (software)
26 78 (7.26%) Validation
27 76 (7.08%) Algorithms
28 75 (6.98%) SC Cleared

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 17 (1.58%) Confluence
2 13 (1.21%) IIS
3 8 (0.74%) Apache
4 7 (0.65%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.56%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.56%) nginx
6 5 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.28%) CICS
8 3 (0.28%) CMS
8 3 (0.28%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.093%) WinCC
Applications
1 47 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.96%) Simulink
4 20 (1.86%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 12 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.47%) Doxygen
7 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.28%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.093%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.093%) EPLAN
10 1 (0.093%) InVision
10 1 (0.093%) Mathcad
10 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.093%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.093%) Sketch
10 1 (0.093%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.093%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (1.12%) SAP CRM
2 10 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.56%) Workday HCM
5 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.19%) GoldMine
8 1 (0.093%) Magento
8 1 (0.093%) Primavera
8 1 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.093%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.093%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.093%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.38%) AWS
2 40 (3.72%) Azure
3 21 (1.96%) Office 365
4 19 (1.77%) SaaS
5 16 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.56%) Power Platform
7 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.37%) Boomi
7 4 (0.37%) IaaS
7 4 (0.37%) PaaS
8 3 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.19%) GCP
9 2 (0.19%) GitHub
9 2 (0.19%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.19%) Google Play
9 2 (0.19%) Serverless
10 1 (0.093%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.61%) TCP/IP
2 66 (6.15%) Wireless
3 46 (4.28%) DNS
4 37 (3.45%) Bluetooth
5 31 (2.89%) DHCP
6 27 (2.51%) Internet
6 27 (2.51%) RS-232
7 23 (2.14%) Network Security
8 22 (2.05%) RS-485
9 20 (1.86%) LTE
10 19 (1.77%) DMZ
10 19 (1.77%) Firewall
10 19 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (1.21%) 4G
12 11 (1.02%) SAN
12 11 (1.02%) ZigBee
13 9 (0.84%) 3GPP
13 9 (0.84%) 5G
13 9 (0.84%) IPv4
13 9 (0.84%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
3 29 (2.70%) Big Data
4 27 (2.51%) MySQL
5 26 (2.42%) Neo4j
5 26 (2.42%) Redis
6 19 (1.77%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.58%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.74%) DB2
12 8 (0.74%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.74%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.56%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.56%) MariaDB
13 6 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 6 (0.56%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 81 (7.54%) Visual Studio
2 79 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 52 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 41 (3.82%) Subversion
5 39 (3.63%) JIRA
6 21 (1.96%) Selenium
7 16 (1.49%) Cucumber
8 14 (1.30%) JUnit
9 12 (1.12%) ProC
10 11 (1.02%) PVCS
11 10 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
12 9 (0.84%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.84%) IntelliJ
12 9 (0.84%) SonarQube
12 9 (0.84%) VectorCAST
13 8 (0.74%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
13 8 (0.74%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.56%) Toad
General
1 159 (14.80%) Electronics
2 132 (12.29%) Finance
3 71 (6.61%) Automotive
4 69 (6.42%) Telecoms
5 56 (5.21%) Manufacturing
6 45 (4.19%) Aerospace
7 38 (3.54%) Marketing
8 25 (2.33%) Retail
9 24 (2.23%) Military
10 18 (1.68%) Advertising
11 14 (1.30%) Games
12 13 (1.21%) Law
13 12 (1.12%) Public Sector
14 8 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.56%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.47%) Avionics
16 5 (0.47%) Legal
17 3 (0.28%) Publishing
18 2 (0.19%) Banking
18 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 322 (29.98%) Software Engineer
2 208 (19.37%) Developer
3 154 (14.34%) Embedded Engineer
4 135 (12.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 120 (11.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 92 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
7 88 (8.19%) Firmware Engineer
8 56 (5.21%) Software Developer
9 53 (4.93%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
10 45 (4.19%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
11 44 (4.10%) Architect
12 43 (4.00%) Analyst
13 42 (3.91%) C# Software Engineer
13 42 (3.91%) Embedded C++ Engineer
14 40 (3.72%) Graduate
15 39 (3.63%) Systems Engineer
16 37 (3.45%) C Software Engineer
17 36 (3.35%) Junior
18 34 (3.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
19 32 (2.98%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (9.87%) .NET
2 59 (5.49%) HTML
3 55 (5.12%) Web Services
4 45 (4.19%) CSS
5 41 (3.82%) Kafka
6 35 (3.26%) RESTful
7 31 (2.89%) gRPC
8 29 (2.70%) AngularJS
9 27 (2.51%) Node.js
10 22 (2.05%) XML
11 20 (1.86%) HTML5
12 18 (1.68%) REST
12 18 (1.68%) WinForms
13 17 (1.58%) .NET Core
13 17 (1.58%) .NET Framework
14 16 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 16 (1.49%) Middleware
15 15 (1.40%) ASP.NET
15 15 (1.40%) Qt
15 15 (1.40%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 101 (9.40%) Embedded Systems
2 89 (8.29%) Management Information System
3 85 (7.91%) Self-Motivation
4 76 (7.08%) Algorithms
5 61 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 27 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (1.96%) Robotics
8 18 (1.68%) CAN bus
8 18 (1.68%) User Experience
9 15 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 15 (1.40%) Device Driver
10 14 (1.30%) Mainframe
11 11 (1.02%) VHDL
12 10 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (0.84%) Acoustics
13 9 (0.84%) Augmented Reality
14 8 (0.74%) Analogue Electronics
14 8 (0.74%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.74%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 301 (28.03%) Linux
2 214 (19.93%) Windows
3 71 (6.61%) Unix
4 39 (3.63%) Embedded Linux
5 36 (3.35%) Android
6 27 (2.51%) Windows Server
7 26 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 24 (2.23%) Solaris
9 16 (1.49%) VxWorks
10 14 (1.30%) Windows 10
11 12 (1.12%) FreeRTOS
12 7 (0.65%) ThreadX
13 6 (0.56%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.56%) tvOS
14 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.19%) AIX
16 2 (0.19%) CentOS
16 2 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (44.97%) Software Engineering
2 223 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
4 134 (12.48%) Computer Science
5 89 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
6 85 (7.91%) SDLC
7 78 (7.26%) Validation
8 73 (6.80%) DevOps
9 72 (6.70%) Project Management
10 67 (6.24%) ITIL
11 66 (6.15%) Unit Testing
12 65 (6.05%) Mathematics
13 61 (5.68%) TDD
14 60 (5.59%) Project Delivery
15 54 (5.03%) Configuration Management
16 53 (4.93%) OO
17 48 (4.47%) UML
18 47 (4.38%) Scrum
18 47 (4.38%) Software Testing
19 45 (4.19%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 563 (52.42%) C++
2 281 (26.16%) C#
3 232 (21.60%) Java
4 222 (20.67%) Python
5 203 (18.90%) SQL
6 147 (13.69%) Embedded C
7 121 (11.27%) JavaScript
8 58 (5.40%) Embedded C++
9 54 (5.03%) Go
10 39 (3.63%) MATLAB
11 32 (2.98%) PHP
12 31 (2.89%) ANSI C
13 29 (2.70%) Perl
14 28 (2.61%) Bash Shell
15 27 (2.51%) Ada
16 23 (2.14%) PowerShell
17 22 (2.05%) Assembly Language
18 20 (1.86%) Shell Script
19 19 (1.77%) PL/SQL
20 18 (1.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 327 (30.45%) Degree
2 104 (9.68%) Security Cleared
3 75 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 46 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 42 (3.91%) DV Cleared
6 25 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.86%) CCNA
7 20 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.49%) CCNP
8 16 (1.49%) PMI Certification
8 16 (1.49%) PMP
9 15 (1.40%) CISSP
9 15 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 10 (0.93%) RHCE
11 9 (0.84%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.84%) MCP
12 8 (0.74%) CCMSE
12 8 (0.74%) CCSE
12 8 (0.74%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.74%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.28%) SLA
2 40 (3.72%) QA
3 16 (1.49%) PMO
4 9 (0.84%) MISRA
5 8 (0.74%) IEC 61508
6 7 (0.65%) GDPR
7 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.56%) DICOM
8 4 (0.37%) ARP4754
8 4 (0.37%) ARP4761
8 4 (0.37%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.37%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.37%) DO-254
9 3 (0.28%) JTAG
10 2 (0.19%) HAZOP
10 2 (0.19%) MiFID
11 1 (0.093%) GAMP
11 1 (0.093%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.093%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.093%) NIST
System Software
1 173 (16.11%) Firmware
2 46 (4.28%) Docker
3 35 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 29 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.84%) NFS
7 8 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.37%) LXC
8 4 (0.37%) vSphere
9 3 (0.28%) ACF2
9 3 (0.28%) RACF
10 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.093%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.49%) Ansible
1 16 (1.49%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
3 11 (1.02%) Puppet
4 9 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.56%) Nagios
6 6 (0.56%) SCCM
7 5 (0.47%) SELinux
8 4 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
8 4 (0.37%) Terraform
9 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.28%) SCOM
10 1 (0.093%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.093%) Graylog
10 1 (0.093%) Kibana
10 1 (0.093%) logstash
10 1 (0.093%) Nessus
10 1 (0.093%) nmon
10 1 (0.093%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 131 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.21%) Oracle
3 52 (4.84%) VMware
4 36 (3.35%) SAP
5 32 (2.98%) Splunk
6 30 (2.79%) Freescale
6 30 (2.79%) Renesas
7 28 (2.61%) Cisco
8 24 (2.23%) ServiceNow
9 20 (1.86%) Citrix
10 18 (1.68%) Google
11 15 (1.40%) Perforce
12 13 (1.21%) HP
13 12 (1.12%) Brocade
13 12 (1.12%) Juniper
14 11 (1.02%) hybris
14 11 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.93%) Green Hills
16 9 (0.84%) Palo Alto
17 8 (0.74%) Isilon