Period
to 24 April 2019

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 April 2019.

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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 939 815 903
Rank change year-on-year -124 +88 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 156 377 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 133 217 243
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £31,050
90th Percentile £62,250 £70,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 142,362 170,994 164,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 113,152 139,872 136,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,379 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 24 April 2019.

Salary histogram for C Software Engineer in the UK

C Software Engineer
Top 14 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 24 April 2019. 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 -103 143 £45,000 -10.00% 47
UK excluding London -130 139 £45,000 -10.00% 55
North of England +66 50 £45,000 +5.88% 4
North West +63 31 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South West +15 28 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South East +42 26 £42,500 - 8
East of England -105 22 £65,000 +18.18% 16
Yorkshire +45 19 £45,000 +20.00% 1
London +74 15 £40,000 -15.79% 4
Scotland -4 10 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Midlands - 2 £43,750 - 4
Wales +17 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 156 (100.00%) C
1 156 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 137 (87.82%) C++
3 83 (53.21%) Linux
4 63 (40.38%) Degree
5 56 (35.90%) Computer Science
6 51 (32.69%) Embedded C
7 39 (25.00%) Electronics
8 35 (22.44%) Embedded Software Development
9 33 (21.15%) Python
10 32 (20.51%) Validation
11 30 (19.23%) Embedded C++
12 25 (16.03%) Git (software)
12 25 (16.03%) Computer Science Degree
13 24 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 24 (15.38%) Software Architecture
14 23 (14.74%) Root Cause Analysis
14 23 (14.74%) Java
14 23 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (12.82%) C#
16 20 (12.82%) Windows
16 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
17 17 (10.90%) UML
17 17 (10.90%) TCP/IP
18 16 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
19 15 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
19 15 (9.62%) Eclipse
19 15 (9.62%) Games
19 15 (9.62%) Greenfield Project

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 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) Slack
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.90%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.05%) Network Security
3 10 (6.41%) RS-232
4 9 (5.77%) RS-485
5 5 (3.21%) MQTT
6 4 (2.56%) Modbus
6 4 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.28%) Wireless
8 1 (0.64%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.64%) Firewall
8 1 (0.64%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.64%) Internet
8 1 (0.64%) SNMP
8 1 (0.64%) VoIP
8 1 (0.64%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.92%) Big Data
3 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.28%) DB2
4 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.28%) MySQL
4 2 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.64%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.64%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.64%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (16.03%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.62%) Eclipse
3 11 (7.05%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.77%) JIRA
5 7 (4.49%) Maven
5 7 (4.49%) Subversion
6 4 (2.56%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.28%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.64%) git-flow
8 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.64%) Redmine
General
1 39 (25.00%) Electronics
2 15 (9.62%) Games
3 7 (4.49%) Military
4 5 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.92%) Finance
5 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.28%) Law
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.77%) Flash
1 9 (5.77%) Spring
2 8 (5.13%) Kafka
3 7 (4.49%) Drools
3 7 (4.49%) Hibernate
3 7 (4.49%) Java EE 5
3 7 (4.49%) JSF
4 6 (3.85%) .NET
5 5 (3.21%) Web Services
6 4 (2.56%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.56%) REST
7 3 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.92%) GStreamer
7 3 (1.92%) J2EE
7 3 (1.92%) QML
7 3 (1.92%) Qt
7 3 (1.92%) React
7 3 (1.92%) WCF
8 2 (1.28%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.49%) Algorithms
4 6 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (3.21%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.56%) Robotics
7 3 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.28%) CCTV
8 2 (1.28%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.28%) PKI
8 2 (1.28%) Verilog
9 1 (0.64%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.64%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.64%) Life Science
9 1 (0.64%) New Media
9 1 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.64%) TMS320
9 1 (0.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 83 (53.21%) Linux
2 20 (12.82%) Windows
3 16 (10.26%) Embedded Linux
4 12 (7.69%) Ubuntu
5 7 (4.49%) Debian
5 7 (4.49%) Fedora
6 4 (2.56%) Android
7 3 (1.92%) Unix
8 2 (1.28%) FreeRTOS
8 2 (1.28%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (35.90%) Computer Science
3 35 (22.44%) Embedded Software Development
4 32 (20.51%) Validation
5 24 (15.38%) Software Architecture
6 23 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (14.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 21 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (10.90%) UML
9 15 (9.62%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (8.97%) Configuration Management
11 13 (8.33%) OO
11 13 (8.33%) OOD
12 11 (7.05%) Open Source
13 10 (6.41%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (6.41%) Defect Tracking
13 10 (6.41%) Multithreaded Programming
13 10 (6.41%) Multithreading
13 10 (6.41%) Scrum
14 9 (5.77%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) C
2 137 (87.82%) C++
3 51 (32.69%) Embedded C
4 33 (21.15%) Python
5 30 (19.23%) Embedded C++
6 23 (14.74%) Java
7 20 (12.82%) C#
8 11 (7.05%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.13%) SQL
10 7 (4.49%) Java 8
10 7 (4.49%) JavaScript
11 5 (3.21%) Perl
12 4 (2.56%) Go
13 3 (1.92%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.28%) VB
15 1 (0.64%) Ada
15 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.64%) PHP
15 1 (0.64%) Ruby
15 1 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 63 (40.38%) Degree
2 25 (16.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 20 (12.82%) SC Cleared
5 7 (4.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (4.49%) PhD
6 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.28%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.64%) CCNA
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.64%) CISSP
8 1 (0.64%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.64%) GIAC
8 1 (0.64%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.64%) MCSE
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.64%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.64%) SANS
8 1 (0.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) MISRA
2 1 (0.64%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Firmware
2 2 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (5.77%) Oracle
1 9 (5.77%) Xilinx
2 7 (4.49%) Freescale
2 7 (4.49%) Motorola
3 4 (2.56%) Atmel
4 3 (1.92%) NVIDIA
5 1 (0.64%) Google
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.64%) SAP