Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a C Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 991 788 939
Rank change year-on-year -203 +151 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a C Software Engineer 157 418 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 140 364 267
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,975 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +10.39%

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 156,793 167,298 184,358
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126,303 133,948 154,470
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -170 145 £45,000 +5.88% 58
England -218 134 £45,000 +5.88% 54
South West -12 38 £50,000 +17.65% 9
North of England +32 30 £45,000 +8.43% 11
South East 0 25 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East of England -115 23 £55,000 +4.76% 16
North West +12 20 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Northern Ireland +26 13 £50,000 +66.67% 1
London -19 11 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +12 9 £45,000 +8.43% 4
Scotland -14 9 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Midlands +7 6 £39,250 +12.14% 2
West Midlands +30 3 £37,500 -21.05%
East Midlands -17 3 £39,500 +21.54% 2
North East -15 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 2

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 157 (100.00%) C
2 154 (98.09%) Software Engineering
3 141 (89.81%) C++
4 108 (68.79%) Linux
5 72 (45.86%) Degree
6 56 (35.67%) Computer Science
7 44 (28.03%) Python
8 40 (25.48%) Windows
9 35 (22.29%) Embedded C
9 35 (22.29%) Electronics
9 35 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (20.38%) Java
11 26 (16.56%) Computer Science Degree
11 26 (16.56%) Security Cleared
12 25 (15.92%) C#
13 22 (14.01%) Multithreading
14 21 (13.38%) Unix
15 20 (12.74%) Scrum
16 19 (12.10%) Open Source
17 18 (11.46%) OO
17 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
17 18 (11.46%) SQL
18 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
19 16 (10.19%) SC Cleared
19 16 (10.19%) Embedded Software Development
20 15 (9.55%) Git (software)
20 15 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
21 13 (8.28%) Validation
21 13 (8.28%) Games
21 13 (8.28%) Android

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 5 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.64%) Apache
2 1 (0.64%) JBoss
2 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Simulink
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.10%) Apple Pay
1 8 (5.10%) Google Pay
2 6 (3.82%) Samsung Pay
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.64%) RS-232
2 11 (7.01%) Network Security
2 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.10%) RS-485
4 6 (3.82%) Wireless
5 3 (1.91%) Internet
6 2 (1.27%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.27%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.27%) HTTP
6 2 (1.27%) Modbus
6 2 (1.27%) SMS
6 2 (1.27%) VoIP
7 1 (0.64%) 3G
7 1 (0.64%) 4G
7 1 (0.64%) Firewall
7 1 (0.64%) Junos
7 1 (0.64%) RTP
7 1 (0.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.73%) MySQL
2 6 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.18%) GIS
3 5 (3.18%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.55%) Neo4j
5 3 (1.91%) Geospatial Data
5 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) Big Data
6 1 (0.64%) DB2
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.73%) Subversion
3 8 (5.10%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.18%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.27%) LabVIEW
5 2 (1.27%) Polyspace
5 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.27%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.64%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.64%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
6 1 (0.64%) JUnit
6 1 (0.64%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.64%) PVCS
6 1 (0.64%) Rational Team Concert
6 1 (0.64%) StarTeam
General
1 35 (22.29%) Electronics
2 13 (8.28%) Games
3 9 (5.73%) Military
3 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.82%) Avionics
5 5 (3.18%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.55%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) .NET
1 9 (5.73%) Qt
2 7 (4.46%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.82%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.82%) Middleware
3 6 (3.82%) OpenGL
4 5 (3.18%) FFmpeg
4 5 (3.18%) GStreamer
4 5 (3.18%) HTML
4 5 (3.18%) React
4 5 (3.18%) WinForms
4 5 (3.18%) WPF
5 4 (2.55%) JSON
5 4 (2.55%) Node.js
5 4 (2.55%) Vue.js
5 4 (2.55%) XML
6 3 (1.91%) Web Services
7 2 (1.27%) QML
7 2 (1.27%) REST
7 2 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (35.67%) Computer Science
2 12 (7.64%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.73%) Device Driver
5 8 (5.10%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.55%) Media Streaming
8 4 (2.55%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (1.91%) Mobile Wallet
9 3 (1.91%) Verilog
10 2 (1.27%) CAN bus
10 2 (1.27%) CCTV
10 2 (1.27%) Contactless
10 2 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.27%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.27%) VHDL
11 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 108 (68.79%) Linux
2 40 (25.48%) Windows
3 21 (13.38%) Unix
4 13 (8.28%) Android
4 13 (8.28%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (5.73%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.82%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.91%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.64%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (98.09%) Software Engineering
2 35 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.01%) Multithreading
4 20 (12.74%) Scrum
5 19 (12.10%) Open Source
6 18 (11.46%) OO
7 16 (10.19%) Embedded Software Development
8 15 (9.55%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (8.28%) Validation
10 12 (7.64%) Kanban
10 12 (7.64%) OOD
11 11 (7.01%) Multithreaded Programming
11 11 (7.01%) SDLC
12 9 (5.73%) Customer Requirements
12 9 (5.73%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (5.73%) Software Architecture
13 8 (5.10%) Analytics
13 8 (5.10%) Machine Learning
13 8 (5.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 157 (100.00%) C
2 141 (89.81%) C++
3 44 (28.03%) Python
4 35 (22.29%) Embedded C
5 32 (20.38%) Java
6 25 (15.92%) C#
7 18 (11.46%) JavaScript
7 18 (11.46%) SQL
8 10 (6.37%) Embedded C++
9 9 (5.73%) Perl
10 8 (5.10%) Bash Shell
11 7 (4.46%) Assembly Language
12 6 (3.82%) Ada
12 6 (3.82%) Objective-C
13 4 (2.55%) Go
13 4 (2.55%) Ruby
14 3 (1.91%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.64%) Fortran
15 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.64%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 72 (45.86%) Degree
2 26 (16.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 26 (16.56%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.19%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.73%) DV Cleared
5 8 (5.10%) PhD
6 2 (1.27%) HND
6 2 (1.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.82%) MISRA
2 5 (3.18%) Def Stans
2 5 (3.18%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.27%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 12 (7.64%) Firmware
2 4 (2.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.64%) Ceph
3 1 (0.64%) KVM
3 1 (0.64%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.10%) Apple
3 6 (3.82%) Google
3 6 (3.82%) Samsung
4 4 (2.55%) IBM
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle
6 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.64%) Atmel
6 1 (0.64%) Juniper