Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 74 63
Rank change year-on-year -36 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing C 285 482 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 2.85% 3.96% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.61% 7.21% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 212 401 445
Thames Valley median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% +2.15%

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 5,078 6,684 6,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 50.76% 54.95% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4,378 5,883 5,550
Thames Valley median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +2.27%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Oxfordshire +2 96 £40,000 -23.81% 44
Buckinghamshire +51 95 £45,000 +3.45% 40
Berkshire -90 95 £55,000 +10.00% 36
C
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 159 (55.79%) C++
2 139 (48.77%) Degree
3 127 (44.56%) Software Engineering
4 101 (35.44%) Linux
5 88 (30.88%) Python
6 74 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
7 73 (25.61%) SQL
8 57 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 55 (19.30%) Java
10 54 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
11 46 (16.14%) DevOps
12 43 (15.09%) Finance
13 42 (14.74%) C#
13 42 (14.74%) SDLC
13 42 (14.74%) Computer Science
13 42 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (14.04%) Embedded Systems
15 38 (13.33%) Jenkins
16 34 (11.93%) RESTful
17 33 (11.58%) Web Services
18 32 (11.23%) Electronics
19 31 (10.88%) Firmware
20 29 (10.18%) Banking
21 28 (9.82%) Fintech
21 28 (9.82%) Digital Banking
22 25 (8.77%) Algorithms
22 25 (8.77%) TCP/IP
22 25 (8.77%) Microsoft
23 23 (8.07%) Embedded C
23 23 (8.07%) Problem-Solving

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 8 (2.81%) Apache
2 7 (2.46%) nginx
3 6 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.05%) CMS
6 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.70%) SAS
7 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.40%) Simulink
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.35%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Magento
1 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.81%) SaaS
2 7 (2.46%) Power Platform
3 6 (2.11%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.75%) Google Play
5 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.35%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.35%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.35%) Google Sheets
6 1 (0.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.77%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.96%) Firewall
3 14 (4.91%) Internet
4 11 (3.86%) Network Security
5 9 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (2.81%) Wireless
7 7 (2.46%) Bluetooth
7 7 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.11%) HTTP
9 5 (1.75%) MQTT
9 5 (1.75%) VLAN
9 5 (1.75%) VoIP
9 5 (1.75%) VPN
10 4 (1.40%) DHCP
11 3 (1.05%) LAN
11 3 (1.05%) RTP
11 3 (1.05%) WAN
11 3 (1.05%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.05%) ZigBee
12 2 (0.70%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.81%) Big Data
2 8 (2.81%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.46%) Power BI
3 7 (2.46%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.11%) QlikView
5 5 (1.75%) MySQL
6 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.70%) HBase
7 2 (0.70%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.70%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.35%) Impala
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 17 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.96%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.46%) Subversion
4 5 (1.75%) Selenium
4 5 (1.75%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.40%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.70%) Appium
6 2 (0.70%) CMake
6 2 (0.70%) JBehave
6 2 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Coded UI
7 1 (0.35%) JIRA
7 1 (0.35%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (15.09%) Finance
2 32 (11.23%) Electronics
3 29 (10.18%) Banking
4 14 (4.91%) Automotive
5 11 (3.86%) Retail
5 11 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.51%) Marketing
7 6 (2.11%) Law
8 3 (1.05%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.70%) Games
9 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.70%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.35%) French Language
10 1 (0.35%) German Language
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (36.49%) Software Engineer
2 53 (18.60%) Senior Software Engineer
3 45 (15.79%) Developer
4 37 (12.98%) Embedded Engineer
5 33 (11.58%) Research Engineer
6 32 (11.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 21 (7.37%) Analyst
7 21 (7.37%) Junior
7 21 (7.37%) Software Developer
8 15 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
8 15 (5.26%) Graduate
9 12 (4.21%) Junior Developer
10 11 (3.86%) Junior Software Developer
11 10 (3.51%) Electronics Engineer
12 9 (3.16%) C Developer
12 9 (3.16%) SOC Analyst
13 8 (2.81%) Firmware Engineer
13 8 (2.81%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 8 (2.81%) Junior Embedded Engineer
13 8 (2.81%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.93%) RESTful
2 33 (11.58%) Web Services
3 22 (7.72%) .NET
4 9 (3.16%) HTML
4 9 (3.16%) STL
5 6 (2.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 6 (2.11%) COM
5 6 (2.11%) MFC
5 6 (2.11%) XML
6 5 (1.75%) .NET Core
6 5 (1.75%) POSIX
7 4 (1.40%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.40%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.05%) 802.1X
8 3 (1.05%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.05%) Spring
8 3 (1.05%) WCF
8 3 (1.05%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (14.04%) Embedded Systems
3 25 (8.77%) Algorithms
4 17 (5.96%) Device Driver
4 17 (5.96%) Driving Licence
5 15 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.91%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.81%) Robotics
8 6 (2.11%) Analogue Electronics
8 6 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.11%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.75%) VHDL
10 4 (1.40%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.40%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.05%) Smart Home
11 3 (1.05%) User Experience
11 3 (1.05%) Verilog
12 2 (0.70%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 101 (35.44%) Linux
2 16 (5.61%) Windows
3 8 (2.81%) Android
4 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.75%) VxWorks
6 5 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.05%) uClinux
8 2 (0.70%) CentOS
8 2 (0.70%) Debian
8 2 (0.70%) Unix
8 2 (0.70%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.35%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Solaris
9 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (44.56%) Software Engineering
2 74 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 46 (16.14%) DevOps
5 42 (14.74%) Computer Science
5 42 (14.74%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (14.74%) SDLC
6 28 (9.82%) Digital Banking
6 28 (9.82%) Fintech
7 23 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (6.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 18 (6.32%) Service Management
9 16 (5.61%) Incident Management
10 15 (5.26%) Information Security
11 14 (4.91%) Configuration Management
11 14 (4.91%) Physics
12 13 (4.56%) TDD
12 13 (4.56%) Validation
13 12 (4.21%) Scrum
13 12 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (55.79%) C++
2 88 (30.88%) Python
3 73 (25.61%) SQL
4 55 (19.30%) Java
5 42 (14.74%) C#
6 23 (8.07%) Embedded C
7 14 (4.91%) MATLAB
8 10 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 10 (3.51%) Embedded C++
8 10 (3.51%) PHP
8 10 (3.51%) R
9 9 (3.16%) JavaScript
9 9 (3.16%) Ruby
10 6 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.75%) VB
11 5 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.40%) COBOL
13 3 (1.05%) Perl
13 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.70%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 139 (48.77%) Degree
2 21 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (4.91%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.86%) Master's Degree
5 9 (3.16%) CCNA
5 9 (3.16%) CCNP
5 9 (3.16%) CEH
5 9 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.16%) CISSP
5 9 (3.16%) GCIA
6 7 (2.46%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.46%) PhD
7 3 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) AAT
9 1 (0.35%) APMG
9 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.51%) SLA
2 4 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.70%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) NIST
4 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (10.88%) Firmware
2 7 (2.46%) Docker
3 4 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.70%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.70%) HDFS
4 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.70%) vSphere
5 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 6 (2.11%) Kubernetes
1 6 (2.11%) Nagios
1 6 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.40%) Ansible
2 4 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) Check_MK
3 2 (0.70%) Rsyslog
3 2 (0.70%) SCCM
3 2 (0.70%) SCOM
3 2 (0.70%) Terraform
4 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.35%) Kibana
4 1 (0.35%) logstash
4 1 (0.35%) Salt
4 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.56%) Google
3 7 (2.46%) Adobe
3 7 (2.46%) Tableau
4 6 (2.11%) Oracle
5 5 (1.75%) Sun
6 4 (1.40%) Altera
6 4 (1.40%) IBM
6 4 (1.40%) VMware
7 3 (1.05%) Intel
7 3 (1.05%) Perforce
8 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.70%) CA
8 2 (0.70%) Cisco
8 2 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.70%) SAP
8 2 (0.70%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.35%) GENBAND
9 1 (0.35%) Polycom
9 1 (0.35%) Sonus