The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 656 814 819
Rank change year-on-year +158 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 220 133 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 188 130 135
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  

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 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +128 203 £42,500 +6.25% 19
East of England +24 57 £45,000 +25.00% 9
Cambridgeshire +21 56 £45,000 -14.28% 9
Cambridge +25 55 £45,000 -14.28% 9
South West +45 46 £40,000 -3.03% 6
Yorkshire +28 30 £42,500 -5.55%
Bristol +5 21 £42,500 -5.55% 5
London +36 17 £40,000 -5.88%
Scotland +26 17 £50,000 +25.00% 3
East Midlands +19 15 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Barnsley +3 15 £42,500 -5.55%
South Yorkshire -2 15 £42,500 -5.55%
Manchester -21 13 £52,500 +31.25%
North West -32 13 £52,500 +31.25%
North East - 13 £35,000 - 1
Durham - 13 £35,000 -
Glasgow +22 10 - - 1
Dorset - 10 £35,000 -
South East +15 9 £39,000 -8.23% 1
Northampton +11 9 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Northamptonshire +9 9 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Gloucestershire +7 7 £35,000 -15.15%
Edinburgh -2 7 £50,000 +20.48% 1
Hull - 7 £20,000 -
East Yorkshire - 7 £20,000 -
Bournemouth - 7 £35,000 -
Derbyshire +7 6 £42,500 +21.42%
Derby +3 6 £42,500 +21.42%
Hampshire +29 5 £39,000 -13.33%
Stroud - 5 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 338 (100.00%) C
1 338 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 308 (91.12%) C++
3 163 (48.22%) Linux
4 145 (42.90%) Embedded C
5 134 (39.64%) Degree
6 121 (35.80%) Computer Science
7 100 (29.59%) Embedded C++
8 96 (28.40%) Python
9 84 (24.85%) Java
10 72 (21.30%) Electronics
11 68 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (18.34%) Firmware
13 58 (17.16%) C#
13 58 (17.16%) Mathematics
14 50 (14.79%) Windows
15 47 (13.91%) OO
16 45 (13.31%) Computer Science Degree
17 44 (13.02%) Physics
18 42 (12.43%) Algorithms
19 41 (12.13%) Wireless
20 40 (11.83%) Embedded Systems
21 39 (11.54%) Embedded Linux
22 36 (10.65%) Device Driver
22 36 (10.65%) OOD
23 32 (9.47%) Git (software)
24 31 (9.17%) Scrum
25 30 (8.88%) Automotive
25 30 (8.88%) Telecoms
26 29 (8.58%) Security Cleared

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.37%) GitHub
2 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (12.13%) Wireless
2 27 (7.99%) Ethernet
3 24 (7.10%) RS-232
4 22 (6.51%) Bluetooth
5 21 (6.21%) TCP/IP
6 20 (5.92%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (5.03%) RS-485
8 7 (2.07%) InfiniBand
8 7 (2.07%) Modbus
8 7 (2.07%) Profibus
9 6 (1.78%) Internet
10 5 (1.48%) HTTP
10 5 (1.48%) ZigBee
11 4 (1.18%) Broadband
11 4 (1.18%) Network Security
12 3 (0.89%) DVB
12 3 (0.89%) FTP
12 3 (0.89%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.89%) LDAP
13 2 (0.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 7 (2.07%) MySQL
3 5 (1.48%) Big Data
4 2 (0.59%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (0.59%) GIS
4 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.30%) Redis
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.51%) Visual Studio
3 19 (5.62%) Subversion
4 8 (2.37%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (1.78%) LabVIEW
6 5 (1.48%) JIRA
6 5 (1.48%) NUnit
6 5 (1.48%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.18%) Maven
8 3 (0.89%) Android Studio
8 3 (0.89%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.89%) GoogleTest
8 3 (0.89%) MSBuild
8 3 (0.89%) VersionOne
9 2 (0.59%) GCC
9 2 (0.59%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.30%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.30%) MSTest
General
1 72 (21.30%) Electronics
2 30 (8.88%) Automotive
2 30 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.44%) Multimedia
4 14 (4.14%) Games
4 14 (4.14%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.37%) Finance
6 6 (1.78%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.78%) Marketing
7 5 (1.48%) Advertising
8 4 (1.18%) Billing
9 3 (0.89%) Avionics
10 2 (0.59%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.69%) Qt
2 21 (6.21%) .NET
3 20 (5.92%) HTML
4 16 (4.73%) Apache Axis
5 13 (3.85%) Qt Quick
6 10 (2.96%) CSS
7 6 (1.78%) Node.js
7 6 (1.78%) wxWidgets
8 5 (1.48%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.48%) WebSockets
9 3 (0.89%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.89%) JNI
10 2 (0.59%) .NET Compact Framework
10 2 (0.59%) POSIX
10 2 (0.59%) REST
10 2 (0.59%) SOAP
10 2 (0.59%) STL
10 2 (0.59%) WPF
10 2 (0.59%) XML
11 1 (0.30%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 121 (35.80%) Computer Science
2 42 (12.43%) Algorithms
3 40 (11.83%) Embedded Systems
4 36 (10.65%) Device Driver
5 16 (4.73%) 3D Printing
6 12 (3.55%) CAN bus
7 10 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.48%) Smartcard
10 4 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.18%) Home Automation
10 4 (1.18%) VHDL
11 3 (0.89%) Digital TV
11 3 (0.89%) EMV
11 3 (0.89%) EPoS
11 3 (0.89%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.89%) Verilog
12 2 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.59%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 163 (48.22%) Linux
2 50 (14.79%) Windows
3 39 (11.54%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (4.14%) Android
5 12 (3.55%) Unix
6 7 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.78%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.89%) OpenVMS
8 3 (0.89%) VMS
8 3 (0.89%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.59%) ThreadX
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.30%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 68 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (17.16%) Mathematics
4 47 (13.91%) OO
5 44 (13.02%) Physics
6 36 (10.65%) OOD
7 31 (9.17%) Scrum
8 26 (7.69%) Open Source
8 26 (7.69%) UML
9 17 (5.03%) Telematics
10 16 (4.73%) CAD
10 16 (4.73%) CAE
10 16 (4.73%) Content Writing
11 15 (4.44%) 3D Modelling
11 15 (4.44%) Image Processing
11 15 (4.44%) Kanban
11 15 (4.44%) Video Processing
12 14 (4.14%) Device Driver Development
12 14 (4.14%) TDD
13 13 (3.85%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 338 (100.00%) C
2 308 (91.12%) C++
3 145 (42.90%) Embedded C
4 100 (29.59%) Embedded C++
5 96 (28.40%) Python
6 84 (24.85%) Java
7 58 (17.16%) C#
8 28 (8.28%) JavaScript
9 22 (6.51%) Assembly Language
10 21 (6.21%) SQL
11 19 (5.62%) Bash Shell
11 19 (5.62%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.96%) Perl
13 8 (2.37%) PHP
14 7 (2.07%) Ruby
15 3 (0.89%) Ada
15 3 (0.89%) Pascal
16 2 (0.59%) Groovy
16 2 (0.59%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 134 (39.64%) Degree
2 45 (13.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (8.58%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.33%) Numerate Degree
4 18 (5.33%) PhD
5 5 (1.48%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.18%) HND
7 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.55%) ISO 9001
2 10 (2.96%) JTAG
3 8 (2.37%) MISRA
4 7 (2.07%) Def Stans
5 5 (1.48%) DO-178B
5 5 (1.48%) MISRA C
5 5 (1.48%) QA
6 3 (0.89%) DO-254
6 3 (0.89%) IEC 61508
6 3 (0.89%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 62 (18.34%) Firmware
2 3 (0.89%) NFS
3 1 (0.30%) Docker
3 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 7 (2.07%) Freescale
2 6 (1.78%) Lauterbach
2 6 (1.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.18%) IBM
3 4 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.59%) SAP
5 1 (0.30%) Apple
5 1 (0.30%) Atmel
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle
5 1 (0.30%) Signiant
5 1 (0.30%) VMware
5 1 (0.30%) Xilinx
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Private Healthcare, Good Pensio
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Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
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Salary: £41000 - £66000 per annum + bonus + bens
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Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: 25,000 - 35,000 plus benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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