Period
to 19 June 2018

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C Software Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 300 286 321
Rank change year-on-year -14 +35 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 41 56 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.56% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 62 29
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +2.44%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +3.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,380 10,002 10,730
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.97% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,647 8,319 8,978
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured C Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in the South West

C Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in the South West.

Salary trend for C Software Engineer in the South West

C Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C Software Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Salary histogram for C Software Engineer in the South West

C Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C Software Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 June 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
Bristol +2 27 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Gloucestershire +16 9 £37,500 +7.14%
Dorset -50 3 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Somerset +26 1 £50,000 +29.03%
C Software Engineer
England

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, C Software Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 West region featuring C Software Engineer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) C
2 38 (92.68%) C++
2 38 (92.68%) Software Engineering
3 30 (73.17%) Linux
4 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
5 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (31.71%) OO
6 13 (31.71%) OOD
7 12 (29.27%) Embedded C
7 12 (29.27%) Degree
8 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (26.83%) UML
9 10 (24.39%) Python
9 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
9 10 (24.39%) Machine Learning
9 10 (24.39%) Data Analytics
9 10 (24.39%) Analytics
9 10 (24.39%) SDLC
10 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
10 9 (21.95%) Windows
11 8 (19.51%) MATLAB
11 8 (19.51%) Simulink
11 8 (19.51%) Scrum
11 8 (19.51%) Validation
12 7 (17.07%) Electronics
12 7 (17.07%) Embedded C++
12 7 (17.07%) Requirements Engineering
12 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (14.63%) C#
14 5 (12.20%) SQL

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SMS
2 2 (4.88%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (7.32%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.20%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.44%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 7 (17.07%) Electronics
2 5 (12.20%) Military
2 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
3 4 (9.76%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) .NET
1 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
1 5 (12.20%) FFmpeg
1 5 (12.20%) GStreamer
1 5 (12.20%) WinForms
1 5 (12.20%) WPF
2 4 (9.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Media Streaming
2 4 (9.76%) Video\Live Streaming
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Robotics
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Linux
2 9 (21.95%) Windows
3 5 (12.20%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.44%) FreeRTOS
5 1 (2.44%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Software Engineering
2 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) OO
3 13 (31.71%) OOD
4 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (26.83%) UML
5 10 (24.39%) Analytics
5 10 (24.39%) Data Analytics
5 10 (24.39%) Machine Learning
5 10 (24.39%) SDLC
6 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 8 (19.51%) Validation
7 7 (17.07%) Requirements Engineering
8 5 (12.20%) Kanban
9 4 (9.76%) DevOps
9 4 (9.76%) Memory Management
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) Video Processing
10 3 (7.32%) Component Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) C
2 38 (92.68%) C++
3 12 (29.27%) Embedded C
4 10 (24.39%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) MATLAB
6 7 (17.07%) Embedded C++
7 6 (14.63%) C#
8 5 (12.20%) SQL
9 4 (9.76%) Ada
9 4 (9.76%) Assembly Language
10 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
10 3 (7.32%) Perl
11 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) Degree
3 7 (17.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) PhD
6 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Def Stans
1 5 (12.20%) MISRA
1 5 (12.20%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.44%) IEC 61508
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 15765
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Juniper