Period
to 15 August 2018

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 944 808 967
Rank change year-on-year -136 +159 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 240 396 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 150 347 292
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,900 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 163,095 170,091 191,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.09% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 131,470 137,314 161,223
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -85 221 £47,500 +11.76% 55
England -126 218 £45,000 +5.88% 52
East of England -6 102 £55,000 +22.22% 20
South West -51 41 £46,250 +15.63% 6
South East +20 32 £42,500 - 6
North of England -35 19 £45,000 +5.88% 7
London +11 18 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Scotland -21 11 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Northern Ireland - 10 £50,000 - 3
North West +6 7 £50,000 -2.44% 3
Yorkshire -7 7 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Midlands -7 5 £39,500 -1.25% 7
North East -29 5 £37,500 +7.14%
East Midlands -12 3 £39,500 +21.54% 5
West Midlands +30 2 £38,250 -19.47% 2
Wales - 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 240 (100.00%) C
2 235 (97.92%) Software Engineering
3 221 (92.08%) C++
4 156 (65.00%) Linux
5 107 (44.58%) Computer Science
6 100 (41.67%) Python
7 87 (36.25%) Degree
8 85 (35.42%) Embedded C
9 75 (31.25%) Mathematics
10 61 (25.42%) Embedded C++
11 48 (20.00%) Algorithms
12 43 (17.92%) Electronics
13 42 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (17.50%) Windows
14 41 (17.08%) Physics
14 41 (17.08%) Image Processing
15 39 (16.25%) MATLAB
16 38 (15.83%) C#
16 38 (15.83%) Security Cleared
16 38 (15.83%) Computer Vision
17 37 (15.42%) Java
18 35 (14.58%) Video Processing
19 32 (13.33%) Unix
20 30 (12.50%) OpenGL
21 28 (11.67%) OO
21 28 (11.67%) SDLC
22 25 (10.42%) Machine Learning
22 25 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
23 23 (9.58%) Git (software)
23 23 (9.58%) 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 (1.67%) Confluence
2 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Simulink
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.42%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.83%) Network Security
2 6 (2.50%) SMS
3 5 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.67%) Wireless
5 3 (1.25%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.83%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.83%) RS-232
6 2 (0.83%) RS-485
7 1 (0.42%) Firewall
7 1 (0.42%) HTTP
7 1 (0.42%) Junos
7 1 (0.42%) Modbus
7 1 (0.42%) RTP
7 1 (0.42%) SNMP
7 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.92%) MySQL
2 4 (1.67%) Neo4j
3 3 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
3 3 (1.25%) GIS
4 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (9.58%) Git (software)
2 13 (5.42%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.33%) Subversion
4 6 (2.50%) JIRA
5 5 (2.08%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.67%) Qt Creator
7 2 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.42%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.42%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.42%) PVCS
8 1 (0.42%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (0.42%) StarTeam
General
1 43 (17.92%) Electronics
2 10 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.75%) Military
4 8 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.92%) Multimedia
6 6 (2.50%) Aerospace
7 5 (2.08%) Avionics
8 4 (1.67%) Automotive
9 2 (0.83%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Back Office
10 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.50%) OpenGL
2 16 (6.67%) TensorFlow
3 14 (5.83%) HTML
3 14 (5.83%) Qt
4 8 (3.33%) .NET
5 7 (2.92%) AngularJS
5 7 (2.92%) Middleware
6 6 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.50%) QML
6 6 (2.50%) WPF
7 5 (2.08%) FFmpeg
7 5 (2.08%) GStreamer
7 5 (2.08%) WinForms
8 4 (1.67%) JSON
8 4 (1.67%) Node.js
8 4 (1.67%) React
8 4 (1.67%) Vue.js
8 4 (1.67%) Web Services
8 4 (1.67%) XML
9 3 (1.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 107 (44.58%) Computer Science
2 48 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 16 (6.67%) CUDA
4 13 (5.42%) Life Science
4 13 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.00%) Device Driver
5 12 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (3.75%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (1.67%) Arduino
7 4 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (1.67%) Media Streaming
7 4 (1.67%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.25%) Contactless
8 3 (1.25%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.83%) CCTV
9 2 (0.83%) User Experience
10 1 (0.42%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 156 (65.00%) Linux
2 42 (17.50%) Windows
3 32 (13.33%) Unix
4 20 (8.33%) Android
5 15 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (5.00%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.25%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.42%) Debian
9 1 (0.42%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (97.92%) Software Engineering
2 75 (31.25%) Mathematics
3 42 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (17.08%) Image Processing
4 41 (17.08%) Physics
5 38 (15.83%) Computer Vision
6 35 (14.58%) Video Processing
7 28 (11.67%) OO
7 28 (11.67%) SDLC
8 25 (10.42%) Machine Learning
9 22 (9.17%) Scrum
10 20 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (7.50%) Data Science
11 18 (7.50%) OOD
12 16 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
13 15 (6.25%) Open Source
14 14 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.83%) Validation
15 13 (5.42%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 240 (100.00%) C
2 221 (92.08%) C++
3 100 (41.67%) Python
4 85 (35.42%) Embedded C
5 61 (25.42%) Embedded C++
6 39 (16.25%) MATLAB
7 38 (15.83%) C#
8 37 (15.42%) Java
9 23 (9.58%) JavaScript
10 18 (7.50%) SQL
11 12 (5.00%) Assembly Language
12 7 (2.92%) Bash Shell
13 6 (2.50%) Perl
14 4 (1.67%) Ada
14 4 (1.67%) Go
14 4 (1.67%) Ruby
15 2 (0.83%) Lua
15 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.83%) VB
16 1 (0.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 87 (36.25%) Degree
2 38 (15.83%) Security Cleared
3 25 (10.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (7.92%) SC Cleared
5 15 (6.25%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.50%) PhD
7 2 (0.83%) HND
7 2 (0.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.50%) MISRA
2 5 (2.08%) Def Stans
2 5 (2.08%) MISRA C
3 4 (1.67%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 17 (7.08%) Firmware
2 4 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) Ceph
3 1 (0.42%) KVM
3 1 (0.42%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.75%) Apple
3 7 (2.92%) Google
3 7 (2.92%) Samsung
4 4 (1.67%) Atmel
4 4 (1.67%) Dell
4 4 (1.67%) HP
4 4 (1.67%) IBM
5 2 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.42%) Juniper
6 1 (0.42%) Renesas