Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C Programmer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

C Programmer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1149 1202 1254
Rank change year-on-year +53 +52 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a C Programmer 28 20 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.011% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.011% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 58
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

C Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured C Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for C Programmer in the UK

C Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C Programmer in the UK

C Programmer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C Programmer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C Programmer in the UK

C Programmer
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +34 28 £40,000 -
UK excluding London +64 22 £40,000 -
South East +44 21 £40,000 -
London - 6 £75,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

C Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, C Programmer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring C Programmer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) C
2 27 (96.43%) SQL
3 26 (92.86%) Linux
3 26 (92.86%) Degree
4 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (75.00%) Windows
5 21 (75.00%) Objective-C
5 21 (75.00%) XML
5 21 (75.00%) MySQL
5 21 (75.00%) Post-Production
6 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
7 5 (17.86%) Python
7 5 (17.86%) Unix
7 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
8 4 (14.29%) Haskell
8 4 (14.29%) Erlang
8 4 (14.29%) Open Source
8 4 (14.29%) Hedge funds
8 4 (14.29%) OO
8 4 (14.29%) Assembly Language
8 4 (14.29%) Lisp
8 4 (14.29%) Systematic Trading
8 4 (14.29%) Functional Programming
8 4 (14.29%) Quantitative Research
8 4 (14.29%) Go
8 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.29%) Django
8 4 (14.29%) APL

C Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) CMake
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Games
1 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) XML
2 4 (14.29%) Django
3 1 (3.57%) iOS SDK
3 1 (3.57%) Kafka
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.57%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 4 (14.29%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.57%) Derivative
4 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.57%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 21 (75.00%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Post-Production
2 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
4 4 (14.29%) Functional Programming
4 4 (14.29%) OO
4 4 (14.29%) Open Source
4 4 (14.29%) Quantitative Research
4 4 (14.29%) Systematic Trading
5 1 (3.57%) Content Development
5 1 (3.57%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Logistics
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (3.57%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) SDLC
5 1 (3.57%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C
2 27 (96.43%) SQL
3 21 (75.00%) Objective-C
4 5 (17.86%) Python
5 4 (14.29%) APL
5 4 (14.29%) Assembly Language
5 4 (14.29%) Erlang
5 4 (14.29%) Go
5 4 (14.29%) Haskell
5 4 (14.29%) Lisp
6 3 (10.71%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Delphi
7 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.57%) Pascal
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) R
7 1 (3.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (92.86%) Degree