Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 73 69
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 +32
Permanent jobs citing C 404 478 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 3.93% 3.91% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 6.97% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 332 436 390
Thames Valley median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,925 £71,250 £85,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%

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 Thames Valley with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,504 6,854 6,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 53.53% 56.00% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4,737 5,893 5,532
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,900 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £66,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for C in the Thames Valley

C
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for C in the Thames Valley

C
Salary Histogram in the Thames Valley

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for C in the Thames Valley

C
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Berkshire +18 247 £55,000 +15.79% 49
Oxfordshire -14 115 £52,500 - 27
Buckinghamshire -3 41 £35,000 -17.65% 27
C
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for C.

1 217 (53.71%) C++
2 176 (43.56%) Python
3 145 (35.89%) Software Engineering
4 142 (35.15%) C#
5 134 (33.17%) Java
6 124 (30.69%) Linux
7 111 (27.48%) SQL
8 79 (19.55%) Microsoft
9 77 (19.06%) Degree
10 72 (17.82%) JavaScript
11 71 (17.57%) Mathematics
12 70 (17.33%) Multithreading
13 62 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (15.35%) SDLC
14 59 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
15 55 (13.61%) TDD
16 48 (11.88%) Algorithms
17 44 (10.89%) Windows
18 43 (10.64%) PhD
19 42 (10.40%) Visual Studio
19 42 (10.40%) STL
19 42 (10.40%) Computer Science
20 41 (10.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 41 (10.15%) COM
20 41 (10.15%) MFC
21 40 (9.90%) Analytics
22 39 (9.65%) Git (software)
23 38 (9.41%) Test Automation
24 37 (9.16%) Machine Learning
25 35 (8.66%) Cybersecurity

C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 12 (2.97%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.23%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.98%) Confluence
4 7 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.49%) nginx
6 4 (0.99%) WordPress
7 3 (0.74%) Drupal
8 2 (0.50%) CMS
8 2 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.25%) Apache
9 1 (0.25%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.25%) Kentico
9 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (6.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.25%) CATIA
6 1 (0.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.25%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 9 (2.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) SAP CO
2 3 (0.74%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (0.74%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.23%) GitHub
3 9 (2.23%) SaaS
4 8 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.98%) Serverless
5 7 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.73%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.74%) IaaS
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.46%) Bluetooth
2 13 (3.22%) RFID
3 12 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 11 (2.72%) Wireless
5 9 (2.23%) Internet
6 7 (1.73%) DNS
6 7 (1.73%) Firewall
7 6 (1.49%) FCoE
7 6 (1.49%) H.323
7 6 (1.49%) SNMP
8 4 (0.99%) 3G
8 4 (0.99%) HTTP
8 4 (0.99%) Intranet
8 4 (0.99%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.74%) 4G
9 3 (0.74%) 5G
9 3 (0.74%) DHCP
9 3 (0.74%) LTE
9 3 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.74%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 18 (4.46%) MySQL
4 15 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.47%) Big Data
5 14 (3.47%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.47%) Redis
6 13 (3.22%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.98%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (1.49%) CouchDB
9 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.99%) PowerCenter
11 3 (0.74%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.74%) HBase
11 3 (0.74%) Impala
12 2 (0.50%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (10.40%) Visual Studio
2 39 (9.65%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.96%) JIRA
5 9 (2.23%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.49%) Grunt
6 6 (1.49%) gulp
6 6 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (1.49%) Redmine
6 6 (1.49%) WiX
7 3 (0.74%) Babel
7 3 (0.74%) Selenium
8 2 (0.50%) Ant
8 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.50%) GDB
8 2 (0.50%) Maven
8 2 (0.50%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (6.68%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.45%) Electronics
2 22 (5.45%) Finance
3 19 (4.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 17 (4.21%) Retail
5 15 (3.71%) Marketing
6 6 (1.49%) Automotive
7 5 (1.24%) Publishing
8 3 (0.74%) Legal
9 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.50%) Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (29.95%) Software Engineer
2 95 (23.51%) Developer
3 62 (15.35%) C++ Software Engineer
4 40 (9.90%) Senior Software Engineer
5 39 (9.65%) Graduate
6 34 (8.42%) Software Developer
7 30 (7.43%) Analyst
8 27 (6.68%) C++ Developer
9 26 (6.44%) Python Developer
10 23 (5.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 21 (5.20%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 20 (4.95%) C++ Software Developer
12 20 (4.95%) Firmware Engineer
12 20 (4.95%) Test Engineer
13 18 (4.46%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 14 (3.47%) Architect
14 14 (3.47%) DBA
14 14 (3.47%) Software Test Engineer
14 14 (3.47%) SQL DBA
15 13 (3.22%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.40%) STL
2 41 (10.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 41 (10.15%) COM
2 41 (10.15%) MFC
3 24 (5.94%) Natural Language Processing
3 24 (5.94%) TensorFlow
4 20 (4.95%) HTML
5 18 (4.46%) .NET
6 17 (4.21%) AngularJS
7 15 (3.71%) CSS
8 13 (3.22%) Twisted
9 12 (2.97%) J2EE
10 10 (2.48%) Node.js
10 10 (2.48%) RESTful
11 9 (2.23%) Django
11 9 (2.23%) HTML5
12 8 (1.98%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.98%) Web Services
13 7 (1.73%) SQLAlchemy
13 7 (1.73%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.88%) Algorithms
2 28 (6.93%) Embedded Systems
3 20 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.95%) User Experience
4 14 (3.47%) Device Driver
5 9 (2.23%) Driving Licence
5 9 (2.23%) Robotics
6 8 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.49%) VHDL
7 6 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.24%) Fintech
8 5 (1.24%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.74%) ASIC
10 3 (0.74%) EPoS
10 3 (0.74%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 124 (30.69%) Linux
2 44 (10.89%) Windows
3 29 (7.18%) Unix
4 26 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (3.96%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.22%) Windows 10
7 12 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.98%) Android
9 7 (1.73%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (1.73%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.50%) Robot Operating System
11 2 (0.50%) VMS
12 1 (0.25%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (35.89%) Software Engineering
2 71 (17.57%) Mathematics
3 70 (17.33%) Multithreading
4 62 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (15.35%) SDLC
5 59 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
6 55 (13.61%) TDD
7 42 (10.40%) Computer Science
8 40 (9.90%) Analytics
9 38 (9.41%) Test Automation
10 37 (9.16%) Machine Learning
11 35 (8.66%) Cybersecurity
12 33 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (7.67%) Artificial Intelligence
14 29 (7.18%) Data Analysis
15 28 (6.93%) DevOps
16 27 (6.68%) Physics
17 25 (6.19%) Scrum
18 24 (5.94%) Biology
18 24 (5.94%) Distributed Algorithms
Programming Languages
1 217 (53.71%) C++
2 176 (43.56%) Python
3 142 (35.15%) C#
4 134 (33.17%) Java
5 111 (27.48%) SQL
6 72 (17.82%) JavaScript
7 29 (7.18%) Bash Shell
8 27 (6.68%) Go
9 21 (5.20%) MATLAB
10 18 (4.46%) Embedded C
10 18 (4.46%) R
11 17 (4.21%) Ruby
12 15 (3.71%) PHP
13 12 (2.97%) Shell Script
14 11 (2.72%) Objective-C
15 10 (2.48%) Perl
15 10 (2.48%) PowerShell
16 9 (2.23%) Embedded C++
17 6 (1.49%) Assembly Language
17 6 (1.49%) Cython
Qualifications
1 77 (19.06%) Degree
2 43 (10.64%) PhD
3 34 (8.42%) Security Cleared
4 24 (5.94%) DV Cleared
4 24 (5.94%) MPhil
5 15 (3.71%) ISTQB
6 13 (3.22%) GIAC
7 9 (2.23%) CEH
7 9 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.98%) CCNA
8 8 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.98%) CISSP
8 8 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.73%) MCSE
9 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (1.73%) OSCP
10 6 (1.49%) Linux+ Certification
10 6 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (1.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.49%) QA
2 4 (0.99%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.99%) GDPR
3 3 (0.74%) SLA
4 2 (0.50%) JTAG
4 2 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (6.68%) Firmware
2 17 (4.21%) Docker
3 10 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.73%) vSphere
6 6 (1.49%) NFS
6 6 (1.49%) Samba
6 6 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.49%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.74%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.74%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.74%) HDFS
8 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.50%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (4.70%) Puppet
2 17 (4.21%) Ansible
3 12 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (1.98%) Nagios
4 8 (1.98%) vCenter Server
5 7 (1.73%) Defensics
5 7 (1.73%) Nessus
5 7 (1.73%) Nexpose
5 7 (1.73%) Nmap
5 7 (1.73%) OpenVAS
6 6 (1.49%) HAProxy
7 5 (1.24%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.74%) Kibana
10 2 (0.50%) Icinga
10 2 (0.50%) Salt
10 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 79 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.92%) Oracle
3 26 (6.44%) Red Hat
4 15 (3.71%) VMware
5 12 (2.97%) Informatica
5 12 (2.97%) Riverbed
6 9 (2.23%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.73%) Codenomicon
7 7 (1.73%) Google
8 6 (1.49%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.49%) EMC
8 6 (1.49%) NetApp
8 6 (1.49%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.99%) Adobe
10 4 (0.99%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.74%) IBM
11 3 (0.74%) Sage
11 3 (0.74%) SAP
12 2 (0.50%) Intel