The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C Software Engineer
UK
Rank 733 746 751
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 116 200 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 93 196 186
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80634 98831 101724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.35% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66904 82761 83046
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured C Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C Software Engineer in the UK

C Software Engineer
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 111 £42,500 +6.25% 36
East of England +41 38 £42,500 +32.81% 16
Cambridgeshire +45 33 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Cambridge +27 23 £45,000 +28.57% 11
London +40 19 £50,000 +29.03% 4
Yorkshire +39 17 £42,500 +2.40% 3
South East +27 12 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South West +13 10 £40,000 -4.76% 5
North West -20 8 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Manchester -19 7 £42,500 -19.04% 1
North Yorkshire +14 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
Barnsley - 6 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +19 5 £50,000 - 3
Harrogate +9 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Hertfordshire +5 5 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Bristol -1 5 £41,250 -1.78% 3
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £32,000 -28.88%
East Midlands -4 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Borehamwood -6 4 £40,000 +25.00%
Dorset +30 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Berkshire +30 3 £40,000 +33.33%
West Yorkshire +24 3 £48,750 +17.46%
Hampshire +14 3 £41,750 -24.09% 1
Bracknell +10 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Peterborough - 3 £40,000 -
Derbyshire +3 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Derby +1 2 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Milton Keynes -3 2 £32,000 -28.88%
Oldham - 2 £37,500 - 1

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, C Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 267 (100.00%) C
1 267 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 232 (86.89%) C++
3 147 (55.06%) Linux
4 131 (49.06%) Embedded C
5 97 (36.33%) Degree
6 94 (35.21%) Computer Science
7 91 (34.08%) Python
8 76 (28.46%) Embedded C++
9 60 (22.47%) TCP/IP
10 51 (19.10%) Electronics
11 42 (15.73%) C#
11 42 (15.73%) Embedded Systems
12 41 (15.36%) Windows
13 40 (14.98%) Java
14 39 (14.61%) Firmware
15 37 (13.86%) Wireless
16 36 (13.48%) Ethernet
17 34 (12.73%) Telecoms
18 31 (11.61%) Cybersecurity
19 30 (11.24%) Microsoft
20 29 (10.86%) Bluetooth
20 29 (10.86%) Security Cleared
21 28 (10.49%) Android
21 28 (10.49%) Unix
22 26 (9.74%) UML
22 26 (9.74%) RS-232
23 25 (9.36%) Bash Shell
23 25 (9.36%) MATLAB
23 25 (9.36%) Wi-Fi

C Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (1.12%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.37%) IIS
2 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) MS Office
2 1 (0.37%) Simulink
2 1 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 60 (22.47%) TCP/IP
2 37 (13.86%) Wireless
3 36 (13.48%) Ethernet
4 29 (10.86%) Bluetooth
5 26 (9.74%) RS-232
6 25 (9.36%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (8.24%) RS-485
8 20 (7.49%) HTTP
9 14 (5.24%) FTP
9 14 (5.24%) Kerberos
9 14 (5.24%) LDAP
10 11 (4.12%) Network Security
11 10 (3.75%) IPv6
12 9 (3.37%) Internet
13 8 (3.00%) ZigBee
14 7 (2.62%) InfiniBand
15 6 (2.25%) DHCP
16 5 (1.87%) Modbus
16 5 (1.87%) Profibus
17 4 (1.50%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.75%) Big Data
2 9 (3.37%) MySQL
3 6 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.12%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.37%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (7.49%) Visual Studio
2 16 (5.99%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.75%) Subversion
4 9 (3.37%) JIRA
4 9 (3.37%) NUnit
5 7 (2.62%) LabVIEW
6 6 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.12%) CodeSonar
7 3 (1.12%) git-flow
7 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.12%) Robot Framework
7 3 (1.12%) Selenium
8 2 (0.75%) MSTest
8 2 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.75%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.37%) CANoe
9 1 (0.37%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.37%) Mercurial
General
1 51 (19.10%) Electronics
2 34 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.99%) Automotive
4 12 (4.49%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.12%) Finance
6 9 (3.37%) Aerospace
7 8 (3.00%) Games
8 4 (1.50%) Avionics
9 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 3 (1.12%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.75%) Banking
10 2 (0.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.99%) HTML
2 19 (7.12%) .NET
3 18 (6.74%) Qt
4 12 (4.49%) CSS
5 8 (3.00%) XML
6 7 (2.62%) Web Services
7 5 (1.87%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.87%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.87%) REST
7 5 (1.87%) SOAP
8 4 (1.50%) wxWidgets
9 3 (1.12%) Django
9 3 (1.12%) Java EE
9 3 (1.12%) LAMP
9 3 (1.12%) Node.js
9 3 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.12%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.12%) STL
9 3 (1.12%) WPF
10 2 (0.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 94 (35.21%) Computer Science
2 42 (15.73%) Embedded Systems
3 24 (8.99%) Algorithms
4 12 (4.49%) Device Driver
5 6 (2.25%) CAN bus
6 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.12%) Home Automation
8 3 (1.12%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.75%) Arduino
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) Verilog
9 2 (0.75%) VHDL
10 1 (0.37%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) CUDA
10 1 (0.37%) RIA
10 1 (0.37%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.37%) Tandem
10 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 147 (55.06%) Linux
2 41 (15.36%) Windows
3 28 (10.49%) Android
3 28 (10.49%) Unix
4 24 (8.99%) Embedded Linux
5 12 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 12 (4.49%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.12%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.75%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.37%) MeeGo
8 1 (0.37%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.37%) Tizen
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (11.61%) Cybersecurity
3 26 (9.74%) UML
4 22 (8.24%) Multithreading
5 21 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (7.49%) Mathematics
7 19 (7.12%) OO
8 17 (6.37%) OOD
9 16 (5.99%) Low Latency
10 15 (5.62%) Physics
11 14 (5.24%) Analytics
11 14 (5.24%) Computer Architecture
11 14 (5.24%) Data Analytics
11 14 (5.24%) High-Frequency Trading
12 12 (4.49%) Cryptography
12 12 (4.49%) Embedded Software Development
13 11 (4.12%) Customer Requirements
13 11 (4.12%) Multithreaded Programming
14 10 (3.75%) Image Processing
14 10 (3.75%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 267 (100.00%) C
2 232 (86.89%) C++
3 131 (49.06%) Embedded C
4 91 (34.08%) Python
5 76 (28.46%) Embedded C++
6 42 (15.73%) C#
7 40 (14.98%) Java
8 25 (9.36%) Bash Shell
8 25 (9.36%) MATLAB
9 18 (6.74%) JavaScript
10 17 (6.37%) Perl
11 14 (5.24%) PHP
11 14 (5.24%) Ruby
12 10 (3.75%) Assembly Language
12 10 (3.75%) Groovy
13 8 (3.00%) Objective-C
14 7 (2.62%) SQL
15 6 (2.25%) Lua
16 3 (1.12%) ANSI C
16 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 97 (36.33%) Degree
2 29 (10.86%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.87%) DV Cleared
3 13 (4.87%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.00%) PhD
5 3 (1.12%) CCNA
5 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.12%) CISSP
5 3 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (1.12%) GIAC
5 3 (1.12%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (1.12%) MCSE
5 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (1.12%) SANS
5 3 (1.12%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (1.12%) SSCP
6 2 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.99%) JTAG
2 14 (5.24%) MISRA
3 5 (1.87%) DO-178B
4 4 (1.50%) Def Stans
5 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.12%) MISRA C
5 3 (1.12%) QA
6 2 (0.75%) DO-254
6 2 (0.75%) IEC 61508
6 2 (0.75%) ISO26262
System Software
1 39 (14.61%) Firmware
2 14 (5.24%) NFS
3 4 (1.50%) Docker
4 3 (1.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) Puppet
1 3 (1.12%) Salt
2 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.25%) Dell
3 5 (1.87%) Freescale
3 5 (1.87%) HP
4 4 (1.50%) Atmel
4 4 (1.50%) Lauterbach
5 2 (0.75%) IBM
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle
5 2 (0.75%) Renesas
5 2 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.37%) Apple
6 1 (0.37%) EMC
6 1 (0.37%) Google
6 1 (0.37%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.37%) Intel
6 1 (0.37%) Sage
6 1 (0.37%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.37%) Symantec
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £500000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Metaswitch Networks
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary to £50k depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + superb benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Top Prospects, Benefits and Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 45,000 Plus Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum bonus + health + pension + life insu
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive
Posted: 6 days ago
Penryn, Cornwall
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: Attractive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago