Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 790 919 1006
Rank change year-on-year +129 +87 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 422 304 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 352 265 297
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,275 £29,750 £27,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
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 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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C Software Engineer in the UK

C Software Engineer
Top 15 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 20 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 +138 392 £45,000 +2.27% 34
UK excluding London +118 355 £45,000 +5.88% 33
East of England +114 192 £52,500 +10.53% 17
London +12 64 £45,000 - 2
South West +48 55 £42,500 +3.03% 4
South East -2 32 £42,500 -10.53% 4
North of England -15 32 £40,000 +3.23% 5
Scotland -6 26 £43,750 +6.06%
Midlands +7 17 £33,750 -7.45% 2
East Midlands +25 15 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North West -9 15 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire 0 13 £37,500 -16.67% 3
North East -18 4 £35,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +4 2 £47,500 +23.43% 1
Northern Ireland -29 2 £31,750 -36.50%

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 422 (100.00%) C
2 418 (99.05%) Software Engineering
3 354 (83.89%) C++
4 258 (61.14%) Linux
5 202 (47.87%) Degree
6 175 (41.47%) Computer Science
7 131 (31.04%) Embedded C
8 122 (28.91%) Python
9 105 (24.88%) Embedded C++
10 99 (23.46%) Windows
10 99 (23.46%) Mathematics
11 87 (20.62%) Java
12 78 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
13 75 (17.77%) C#
14 71 (16.82%) Physics
15 58 (13.74%) Embedded Systems
16 54 (12.80%) Algorithms
17 53 (12.56%) Wireless
18 52 (12.32%) Electronics
18 52 (12.32%) OO
19 47 (11.14%) Scrum
20 42 (9.95%) Embedded Linux
21 40 (9.48%) Computer Science Degree
22 37 (8.77%) Multithreading
23 35 (8.29%) SDLC
24 34 (8.06%) JavaScript
25 32 (7.58%) Unit Testing
25 32 (7.58%) Open Source
26 31 (7.35%) SQL
26 31 (7.35%) Assembly Language

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 7 (1.66%) Simulink
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.03%) GitHub
2 5 (1.18%) OpenShift
3 4 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.56%) Wireless
2 23 (5.45%) Bluetooth
2 23 (5.45%) TCP/IP
3 22 (5.21%) Wi-Fi
4 21 (4.98%) Ethernet
5 19 (4.50%) InfiniBand
6 10 (2.37%) RS-232
7 7 (1.66%) RS-485
8 6 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (1.18%) DVB
9 5 (1.18%) Internet
10 4 (0.95%) GSM
11 3 (0.71%) LTE
11 3 (0.71%) RS-422
11 3 (0.71%) UMTS
12 2 (0.47%) Broadband
12 2 (0.47%) Modbus
12 2 (0.47%) Profibus
13 1 (0.24%) 3GPP
13 1 (0.24%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.61%) Relational Database
2 8 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.66%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.18%) MySQL
5 4 (0.95%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) Redis
6 1 (0.24%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.55%) Subversion
3 14 (3.32%) JIRA
3 14 (3.32%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.66%) CppUnit
5 6 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.18%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (0.71%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.47%) Maven
9 2 (0.47%) Selenium
10 1 (0.24%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.24%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.24%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.24%) VersionOne
General
1 52 (12.32%) Electronics
2 25 (5.92%) Manufacturing
3 21 (4.98%) Multimedia
3 21 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.08%) Games
5 12 (2.84%) Automotive
6 6 (1.42%) Finance
7 3 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.47%) Billing
8 2 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Avionics
9 1 (0.24%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.11%) HTML
2 29 (6.87%) Apache Axis
3 17 (4.03%) Qt
4 16 (3.79%) .NET
5 13 (3.08%) CSS
5 13 (3.08%) JNI
6 11 (2.61%) HTML5
7 8 (1.90%) OpenGL
8 7 (1.66%) HEVC
8 7 (1.66%) JDBC
8 7 (1.66%) ODBC
8 7 (1.66%) POSIX
8 7 (1.66%) XML
9 5 (1.18%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (1.18%) JMS
9 5 (1.18%) REST
10 4 (0.95%) Django
10 4 (0.95%) Middleware
10 4 (0.95%) Qt Quick
11 3 (0.71%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 175 (41.47%) Computer Science
2 58 (13.74%) Embedded Systems
3 54 (12.80%) Algorithms
4 29 (6.87%) 3D Printing
5 24 (5.69%) Device Driver
6 13 (3.08%) Life Science
6 13 (3.08%) Video\Live Streaming
7 8 (1.90%) Smartcard
8 6 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.42%) EMV
8 6 (1.42%) EPoS
8 6 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.18%) Digital TV
9 5 (1.18%) Robotics
10 4 (0.95%) CAN bus
10 4 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 258 (61.14%) Linux
2 99 (23.46%) Windows
3 42 (9.95%) Embedded Linux
4 27 (6.40%) Unix
5 24 (5.69%) Android
6 16 (3.79%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.66%) AIX
7 7 (1.66%) Solaris
7 7 (1.66%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.47%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (99.05%) Software Engineering
2 99 (23.46%) Mathematics
3 78 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (16.82%) Physics
5 52 (12.32%) OO
6 47 (11.14%) Scrum
7 37 (8.77%) Multithreading
8 35 (8.29%) SDLC
9 32 (7.58%) Open Source
9 32 (7.58%) Unit Testing
10 29 (6.87%) CAD
10 29 (6.87%) CAE
10 29 (6.87%) Content Writing
11 28 (6.64%) OOP
12 23 (5.45%) Video Processing
13 20 (4.74%) Multithreaded Programming
14 19 (4.50%) OOD
15 18 (4.27%) Device Driver Development
16 17 (4.03%) Image Processing
17 15 (3.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 422 (100.00%) C
2 354 (83.89%) C++
3 131 (31.04%) Embedded C
4 122 (28.91%) Python
5 105 (24.88%) Embedded C++
6 87 (20.62%) Java
7 75 (17.77%) C#
8 34 (8.06%) JavaScript
9 31 (7.35%) Assembly Language
9 31 (7.35%) SQL
10 25 (5.92%) Bash Shell
11 22 (5.21%) MATLAB
12 20 (4.74%) Lua
13 11 (2.61%) Fortran
14 5 (1.18%) Go
15 4 (0.95%) APL
15 4 (0.95%) Erlang
15 4 (0.95%) Haskell
15 4 (0.95%) Lisp
15 4 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 202 (47.87%) Degree
2 40 (9.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (5.21%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.55%) PhD
5 12 (2.84%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (2.84%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.18%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.47%) HND
8 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.90%) QA
2 5 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.18%) MISRA
2 5 (1.18%) MISRA C
3 4 (0.95%) JTAG
4 1 (0.24%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.24%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 28 (6.64%) Firmware
2 9 (2.13%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) etcd
3 1 (0.24%) iptables
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.18%) Kibana
2 5 (1.18%) Prometheus
3 3 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Consul
4 1 (0.24%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (1.90%) Oracle
2 7 (1.66%) Dell
2 7 (1.66%) HP
3 5 (1.18%) Atlassian
3 5 (1.18%) Xamarin
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (0.47%) IBM
5 2 (0.47%) Lauterbach
5 2 (0.47%) Perforce
5 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.24%) Apple
6 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.24%) Reuters
6 1 (0.24%) VMware