Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 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
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 860 866 920
Rank change year-on-year +6 +54 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 325 306 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 185 263 374
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £56,250 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%

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 165,679 163,174 193,910
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.46% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,885 135,060 162,836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,525
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for C Software Engineer in the UK

C Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for C Software Engineer in the UK

C Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C Software Engineer over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for C Software Engineer in the UK

C Software Engineer
Top 16 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 May 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
UK excluding London +2 303 £50,000 +17.65% 46
England +9 299 £50,000 +17.65% 50
East of England +80 195 £55,000 +29.41% 17
South West -22 33 £45,000 +20.00% 7
South East -15 29 £45,000 +12.50% 7
London -24 20 £45,000 -10.00% 8
North of England -54 17 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Scotland -35 14 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Northern Ireland - 10 £33,375 -
North West -5 9 £50,000 +16.28% 2
North East -25 5 £26,500 -24.29% 3
Midlands -5 4 £39,250 -4.85% 4
Yorkshire -8 3 £40,500 -4.71% 2
West Midlands +9 2 £38,250 -15.00% 2
East Midlands -6 2 £39,500 +12.86% 2
Wales - 1 £45,000 - 2

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 featuring C Software Engineer in the job title.

1 325 (100.00%) C
2 322 (99.08%) Software Engineering
3 283 (87.08%) C++
4 181 (55.69%) Linux
5 149 (45.85%) Python
6 144 (44.31%) Computer Science
7 122 (37.54%) Embedded C
8 121 (37.23%) Mathematics
9 111 (34.15%) Degree
10 110 (33.85%) Embedded C++
11 85 (26.15%) Physics
12 60 (18.46%) Algorithms
13 57 (17.54%) MATLAB
14 52 (16.00%) Java
15 51 (15.69%) Computer Vision
16 50 (15.38%) Image Processing
17 49 (15.08%) Video Processing
18 48 (14.77%) Electronics
19 47 (14.46%) C#
20 44 (13.54%) Security Cleared
20 44 (13.54%) Windows
21 42 (12.92%) SDLC
22 37 (11.38%) Data Science
23 35 (10.77%) OO
23 35 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
24 33 (10.15%) SQL
24 33 (10.15%) Embedded Systems
25 32 (9.85%) Machine Learning
26 29 (8.92%) OpenGL
27 28 (8.62%) JavaScript

C Software Engineer 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 4 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (3.08%) Simulink
2 2 (0.62%) PTC Creo
2 2 (0.62%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.85%) Wireless
2 13 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.54%) Ethernet
3 5 (1.54%) Network Security
4 4 (1.23%) SMS
5 3 (0.92%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.92%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.62%) GSM
7 1 (0.31%) Firewall
7 1 (0.31%) Internet
7 1 (0.31%) Junos
7 1 (0.31%) LTE
7 1 (0.31%) Modbus
7 1 (0.31%) RS-232
7 1 (0.31%) RS-485
7 1 (0.31%) SNMP
7 1 (0.31%) UMTS
7 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.85%) MySQL
2 3 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (0.92%) GIS
3 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (7.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.08%) JIRA
2 10 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.77%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.54%) Subversion
5 4 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.23%) LabVIEW
5 4 (1.23%) Qt Creator
5 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.31%) Buildbot
7 1 (0.31%) CMake
7 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.31%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.31%) NetBeans
7 1 (0.31%) PVCS
7 1 (0.31%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.31%) Rational Team Concert
7 1 (0.31%) StarTeam
General
1 48 (14.77%) Electronics
2 17 (5.23%) Multimedia
3 11 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.85%) Military
6 3 (0.92%) Marketing
7 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.62%) Avionics
7 2 (0.62%) Finance
8 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.92%) OpenGL
2 23 (7.08%) HTML
3 17 (5.23%) TensorFlow
4 15 (4.62%) Qt
5 14 (4.31%) .NET
6 6 (1.85%) QML
6 6 (1.85%) WPF
6 6 (1.85%) XML
7 5 (1.54%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.54%) GStreamer
7 5 (1.54%) WinForms
8 4 (1.23%) FFmpeg
8 4 (1.23%) Web Services
9 3 (0.92%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.92%) Django
9 3 (0.92%) JSON
9 3 (0.92%) Velocity
10 2 (0.62%) MFC
10 2 (0.62%) Middleware
11 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 144 (44.31%) Computer Science
2 60 (18.46%) Algorithms
3 33 (10.15%) Embedded Systems
4 25 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (7.38%) Life Science
6 17 (5.23%) Augmented Reality
6 17 (5.23%) CUDA
7 13 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (2.77%) Device Driver
9 5 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.23%) Arduino
10 4 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 3 (0.92%) Contactless
11 3 (0.92%) Media Streaming
11 3 (0.92%) Optoelectronics
11 3 (0.92%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.92%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.62%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.62%) ASIC
12 2 (0.62%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 181 (55.69%) Linux
2 44 (13.54%) Windows
3 24 (7.38%) Unix
4 18 (5.54%) Android
5 15 (4.62%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.62%) FreeRTOS
7 2 (0.62%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.62%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Debian
8 1 (0.31%) Fedora
8 1 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.31%) SafeRTOS
8 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (99.08%) Software Engineering
2 121 (37.23%) Mathematics
3 85 (26.15%) Physics
4 51 (15.69%) Computer Vision
5 50 (15.38%) Image Processing
6 49 (15.08%) Video Processing
7 42 (12.92%) SDLC
8 37 (11.38%) Data Science
9 35 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (10.77%) OO
10 32 (9.85%) Machine Learning
11 27 (8.31%) Multithreading
12 23 (7.08%) OOD
13 22 (6.77%) Linux Kernel Development
14 20 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (6.15%) Statistics
15 19 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (5.54%) Artificial Intelligence
17 17 (5.23%) Scrum
18 16 (4.92%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 325 (100.00%) C
2 283 (87.08%) C++
3 149 (45.85%) Python
4 122 (37.54%) Embedded C
5 110 (33.85%) Embedded C++
6 57 (17.54%) MATLAB
7 52 (16.00%) Java
8 47 (14.46%) C#
9 33 (10.15%) SQL
10 28 (8.62%) JavaScript
11 18 (5.54%) Assembly Language
12 7 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.23%) Perl
14 3 (0.92%) Lua
15 1 (0.31%) Ada
15 1 (0.31%) Fortran
15 1 (0.31%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.31%) VB
15 1 (0.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 111 (34.15%) Degree
2 44 (13.54%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.46%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.23%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.92%) PhD
8 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.15%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.23%) ISO 13485
3 3 (0.92%) MISRA
4 2 (0.62%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.62%) QA
5 1 (0.31%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.31%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 16 (4.92%) Firmware
2 1 (0.31%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 11 (3.38%) Dell
1 11 (3.38%) HP
2 10 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.54%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.23%) Atmel
5 3 (0.92%) Apple
5 3 (0.92%) Samsung
6 2 (0.62%) EMC
6 2 (0.62%) PTC
7 1 (0.31%) Google
7 1 (0.31%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.31%) Juniper
7 1 (0.31%) Renesas
7 1 (0.31%) SAP