C Jobs in the UK excluding London

C
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 2 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 118 151 155
Rank change year-on-year +33 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing C 1,378 1,487 1,700
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.46% 2.33% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 5.48% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,092 722 718
10th Percentile £37,000 £34,324 £34,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £81,125 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 19,398 27,126 32,360
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 34.63% 42.44% 46.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14,635 15,190 22,028
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

C
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for C in the UK excluding London

C
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for C in the UK excluding London

C
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing C in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for C in the UK excluding London

C
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +13 409 £55,000 +7.11% 234
East of England +29 232 £60,000 -7.69% 145
South West +42 195 £57,500 -8.00% 133
Midlands +1 178 £55,000 -8.33% 93
North of England +46 171 £52,500 - 80
Scotland -17 154 £52,500 -4.55% 58
West Midlands +1 109 £62,500 -21.88% 51
North West +86 101 £52,500 -4.55% 44
East Midlands +28 69 £50,000 -13.04% 42
Yorkshire +21 56 £50,000 +17.65% 29
Wales +22 38 £50,000 +21.95% 29
North East +11 14 £55,000 -12.00% 7
Northern Ireland +28 3 £50,000 +25.00% 6
C
UK

C
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (0.94%) nginx
2 11 (0.80%) Confluence
3 5 (0.36%) CMS
3 5 (0.36%) IIS
3 5 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (0.29%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.29%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.22%) Headless CMS
5 3 (0.22%) Kentico
6 2 (0.15%) IBM Domino
6 2 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (0.15%) Liferay
6 2 (0.15%) Magnolia
6 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.073%) Apache
7 1 (0.073%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.073%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.073%) Luigi
Applications
1 86 (6.24%) Simulink
2 28 (2.03%) Stateflow
3 13 (0.94%) CANalyzer
4 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.36%) Doxygen
5 5 (0.36%) OrCAD
5 5 (0.36%) TargetLink
6 3 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.15%) CATIA
7 2 (0.15%) Fusion 360
7 2 (0.15%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.15%) Mathcad
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.073%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 8 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.99%) AWS
2 47 (3.41%) Azure
3 39 (2.83%) GitHub
4 30 (2.18%) SaaS
5 15 (1.09%) Power Platform
6 13 (0.94%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (0.58%) GitHub Actions
8 7 (0.51%) AWS IoT
8 7 (0.51%) GCP
9 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.22%) Kontent
12 2 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.15%) Datadog
12 2 (0.15%) npm
12 2 (0.15%) PaaS
12 2 (0.15%) Serverless
12 2 (0.15%) WhatsApp
13 1 (0.073%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.073%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 128 (9.29%) Wireless
2 62 (4.50%) Ethernet
3 59 (4.28%) Wi-Fi
4 57 (4.14%) RS-232
5 52 (3.77%) Bluetooth
6 44 (3.19%) TCP/IP
7 31 (2.25%) RS-485
8 27 (1.96%) Internet
9 24 (1.74%) J1939
10 17 (1.23%) Network Security
11 16 (1.16%) Modbus
11 16 (1.16%) ZigBee
12 14 (1.02%) Firewall
13 11 (0.80%) LTE
14 10 (0.73%) 5G
14 10 (0.73%) MQTT
14 10 (0.73%) RS-422
15 7 (0.51%) 4G
15 7 (0.51%) Link 16
15 7 (0.51%) LoRaWAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (2.10%) MySQL
2 21 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (1.31%) SQL Server
4 17 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.02%) Power BI
6 11 (0.80%) Big Data
7 10 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.44%) SQLite
9 5 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.22%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.15%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.15%) Redis
11 2 (0.15%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 103 (7.47%) Git
2 68 (4.93%) JIRA
3 52 (3.77%) Visual Studio
4 48 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 48 (3.48%) Subversion
5 28 (2.03%) Rational Rhapsody
6 27 (1.96%) LabVIEW
7 19 (1.38%) ClearCase
7 19 (1.38%) GitLab
7 19 (1.38%) Plastic SCM
8 13 (0.94%) Bitbucket
8 13 (0.94%) Eclipse
9 12 (0.87%) ClearQuest
10 10 (0.73%) GNU Toolchain
11 6 (0.44%) CANoe
11 6 (0.44%) GDB
11 6 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (0.36%) Clang
12 5 (0.36%) CMake
13 4 (0.29%) GCC
General
1 359 (26.05%) Electronics
2 276 (20.03%) Social Skills
3 163 (11.83%) Manufacturing
4 146 (10.60%) Automotive
5 123 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
6 106 (7.69%) Marketing
7 95 (6.89%) Telecoms
8 89 (6.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 88 (6.39%) Finance
10 70 (5.08%) Aerospace
11 64 (4.64%) Public Sector
12 30 (2.18%) Retail
13 19 (1.38%) Games
13 19 (1.38%) Military
14 15 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
15 14 (1.02%) Brand Awareness
16 13 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
16 13 (0.94%) Legal
16 13 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.87%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 670 (48.62%) Software Engineer
2 411 (29.83%) Embedded Engineer
3 302 (21.92%) Senior
4 275 (19.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 154 (11.18%) Senior Software Engineer
6 151 (10.96%) Developer
7 111 (8.06%) Senior Embedded Engineer
8 96 (6.97%) Lead
9 81 (5.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 74 (5.37%) Firmware Engineer
11 73 (5.30%) Software Developer
12 72 (5.22%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 61 (4.43%) Junior
14 58 (4.21%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
15 56 (4.06%) Electronics Engineer
16 55 (3.99%) Systems Engineer
17 51 (3.70%) Graduate
18 44 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
19 40 (2.90%) C Software Engineer
20 39 (2.83%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (4.79%) Yocto
2 64 (4.64%) .NET
3 46 (3.34%) HTML
4 37 (2.69%) WPF
5 32 (2.32%) Qt
6 26 (1.89%) CSS
7 24 (1.74%) Node.js
8 23 (1.67%) Middleware
9 20 (1.45%) .NET Framework
9 20 (1.45%) ASP.NET
9 20 (1.45%) React
10 19 (1.38%) OpenGL
10 19 (1.38%) Vulkan
11 17 (1.23%) HTML5
11 17 (1.23%) LLVM
12 16 (1.16%) .NET Core
12 16 (1.16%) OpenGL ES
12 16 (1.16%) OpenMP
13 14 (1.02%) OpenACC
14 13 (0.94%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 182 (13.21%) Embedded Systems
2 151 (10.96%) Algorithms
3 129 (9.36%) IoT
4 67 (4.86%) Device Driver
5 64 (4.64%) FPGA
6 44 (3.19%) VHDL
7 43 (3.12%) Analogue Electronics
7 43 (3.12%) Data Structures
8 40 (2.90%) Raspberry Pi
9 37 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
10 35 (2.54%) Analytical Mindset
11 27 (1.96%) ARM Cortex
11 27 (1.96%) Smartphone
12 26 (1.89%) Product Ownership
12 26 (1.89%) Verilog
13 25 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
14 23 (1.67%) Mobile App
14 23 (1.67%) Robotics
15 22 (1.60%) Satnav
16 19 (1.38%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 503 (36.50%) Linux
2 127 (9.22%) Embedded Linux
3 106 (7.69%) Windows
4 62 (4.50%) Android
5 37 (2.69%) FreeRTOS
6 35 (2.54%) Unix
7 19 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 16 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.44%) ThreadX
11 5 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.36%) VxWorks
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 2 (0.15%) Debian
13 2 (0.15%) Solaris
14 1 (0.073%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.073%) Fedora
14 1 (0.073%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.073%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 919 (66.69%) Software Engineering
2 291 (21.12%) Computer Science
3 281 (20.39%) Problem-Solving
4 240 (17.42%) Agile
5 188 (13.64%) Mathematics
6 143 (10.38%) Physics
7 130 (9.43%) Software Testing
8 106 (7.69%) DevOps
9 105 (7.62%) Embedded Software Development
10 104 (7.55%) Test Automation
11 92 (6.68%) Mentoring
12 89 (6.46%) SDLC
13 83 (6.02%) Validation
14 81 (5.88%) Prototyping
15 80 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
16 78 (5.66%) Open Source
17 74 (5.37%) Multithreading
18 73 (5.30%) OO
19 67 (4.86%) Cybersecurity
20 64 (4.64%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 526 (38.17%) C++
2 430 (31.20%) Python
3 280 (20.32%) C#
4 260 (18.87%) Embedded C
5 187 (13.57%) Java
6 96 (6.97%) MATLAB
7 79 (5.73%) Rust
8 76 (5.52%) Bash
9 75 (5.44%) Ada
10 68 (4.93%) JavaScript
11 65 (4.72%) SQL
12 45 (3.27%) Fortran
12 45 (3.27%) PHP
13 34 (2.47%) Perl
14 28 (2.03%) Go
15 24 (1.74%) Assembly Language
16 22 (1.60%) Embedded C++
16 22 (1.60%) PowerShell
17 21 (1.52%) Ruby
18 20 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 540 (39.19%) Degree
2 190 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 90 (6.53%) PhD
4 85 (6.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 84 (6.10%) Master's Degree
6 75 (5.44%) SC Cleared
7 57 (4.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 25 (1.81%) HND
9 24 (1.74%) DV Cleared
10 11 (0.80%) HNC
11 7 (0.51%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
12 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.29%) CESG Certified Professional
13 4 (0.29%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.22%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.22%) CCNA
14 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.79%) QA
2 58 (4.21%) MISRA
3 40 (2.90%) ISO 26262
4 30 (2.18%) Automotive SPICE
5 23 (1.67%) AUTOSAR
6 22 (1.60%) Software Quality Assurance
7 19 (1.38%) ISO 13485
8 12 (0.87%) Def Stans
9 11 (0.80%) DO-178B
10 9 (0.65%) IEC 62304
11 7 (0.51%) GDPR
11 7 (0.51%) IEC 61508
12 6 (0.44%) MISRA C
13 5 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.15%) Accessibility
14 2 (0.15%) HL7
14 2 (0.15%) JTAG
14 2 (0.15%) PMO
15 1 (0.073%) DO-254
System Software
1 276 (20.03%) Firmware
2 136 (9.87%) Embedded Firmware
3 34 (2.47%) Docker
4 4 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.15%) GPFS
5 2 (0.15%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 26 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 23 (1.67%) Ansible
3 20 (1.45%) Progress Chef
4 16 (1.16%) Functional Safety
5 11 (0.80%) Terraform
6 5 (0.36%) Nagios
7 4 (0.29%) Puppet
8 2 (0.15%) Packer
8 2 (0.15%) Podman
8 2 (0.15%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.073%) Kustomize
9 1 (0.073%) Oozie
9 1 (0.073%) SELinux
Vendors
1 63 (4.57%) SAP
2 47 (3.41%) Microsoft
3 25 (1.81%) IBM
4 22 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 19 (1.38%) Lauterbach
6 18 (1.31%) EMC
7 12 (0.87%) Google
7 12 (0.87%) Xilinx
8 9 (0.65%) Micro Focus
8 9 (0.65%) Renesas
9 8 (0.58%) ANSYS
10 7 (0.51%) QNX
11 5 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.36%) Cadence
11 5 (0.36%) Oracle
11 5 (0.36%) Samsung
11 5 (0.36%) Sitecore
11 5 (0.36%) Twitter
11 5 (0.36%) VMware
11 5 (0.36%) Xamarin