Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for C skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 99 104
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing C 5554 5922 6422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.11% 2.92% 2.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.61% 5.58% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4498 4641 4925
UK median annual salary £46,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,506 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

C is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 99014 106107 113290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.49% 52.34% 51.10%
Number of salaries quoted 82704 91744 96428
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,038 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

C
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for C in the UK

C
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C.

Salary trend for C in the UK

C
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for C in the UK

C
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 21 July 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 +4 5226 £47,500 - 484
UK excluding London +7 3990 £43,500 +2.35% 375
London -20 1470 £60,000 -4.00% 135
South East +1 1274 £45,000 -2.17% 83
South West +19 756 £42,000 -1.18% 51
East of England +9 692 £50,000 +25.00% 122
North of England +33 590 £42,500 +6.25% 46
Midlands -6 432 £40,000 +1.91% 44
North West +28 317 £42,500 -2.86% 33
West Midlands +42 285 £40,000 +6.67% 28
Yorkshire +35 241 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Scotland +47 197 £42,500 -10.53% 19
East Midlands -32 150 £40,000 - 16
Wales -34 52 £40,000 -5.88% 10
North East +14 32 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Northern Ireland -15 4 £47,500 +22.58%

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for C.

1 2865 (51.58%) C++
2 1993 (35.88%) Software Engineering
3 1775 (31.96%) Java
4 1772 (31.90%) Linux
5 1744 (31.40%) Degree
6 1373 (24.72%) Python
7 1226 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
8 1103 (19.86%) C#
9 1067 (19.21%) Windows
10 1003 (18.06%) SQL
11 991 (17.84%) Computer Science
12 941 (16.94%) Security Cleared
13 881 (15.86%) Finance
14 711 (12.80%) JavaScript
15 675 (12.15%) HTML
16 644 (11.60%) Electronics
17 609 (10.97%) .NET
18 577 (10.39%) Mathematics
19 561 (10.10%) OO
20 558 (10.05%) Embedded C
21 536 (9.65%) Microsoft
22 516 (9.29%) Scrum
23 497 (8.95%) Test Automation
24 485 (8.73%) Firmware
25 469 (8.44%) DV Cleared
26 461 (8.30%) Unix
26 461 (8.30%) SDLC
27 448 (8.07%) CSS
28 438 (7.89%) Telecoms
29 426 (7.67%) Android

C
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
1 126 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 115 (2.07%) Apache
3 74 (1.33%) Confluence
4 64 (1.15%) JBoss
5 57 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 55 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 53 (0.95%) Tomcat
8 49 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 48 (0.86%) MS Exchange
10 47 (0.85%) IIS
11 43 (0.77%) SharePoint
12 41 (0.74%) CMS
13 23 (0.41%) Apache Pig
13 23 (0.41%) SAS
14 22 (0.40%) Apache Solr
14 22 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 22 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.32%) Ethereum
16 17 (0.31%) nginx
17 15 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 167 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 122 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (0.68%) Simulink
5 37 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
6 35 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 27 (0.49%) MS Visio
8 18 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 9 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 6 (0.11%) SPSS
12 5 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.090%) OrCAD
12 5 (0.090%) Stateflow
13 4 (0.072%) InDesign
14 3 (0.054%) Final Cut Pro
14 3 (0.054%) QuarkXPress
14 3 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
15 2 (0.036%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.036%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 112 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 22 (0.40%) Summit
3 18 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.27%) Infor M3
5 13 (0.23%) Teamcenter
6 10 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.13%) WebTrends
10 6 (0.11%) Finacle
10 6 (0.11%) ION MarketView
10 6 (0.11%) Temenos T24
11 5 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.090%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 5 (0.090%) SAP ERP
12 4 (0.072%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 229 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 138 (2.48%) SaaS
4 82 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (1.39%) Office 365
6 71 (1.28%) GitHub
7 48 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
8 32 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 30 (0.54%) Google Play
10 28 (0.50%) Slack
11 20 (0.36%) G Suite
12 18 (0.32%) IaaS
13 17 (0.31%) PaaS
14 16 (0.29%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.14%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.14%) Sumo Logic
17 7 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
17 7 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 335 (6.03%) TCP/IP
2 324 (5.83%) Wireless
3 287 (5.17%) Ethernet
4 160 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
5 150 (2.70%) Bluetooth
6 142 (2.56%) Firewall
7 141 (2.54%) Internet
8 129 (2.32%) HTTP
9 83 (1.49%) ZigBee
10 82 (1.48%) RS-232
11 67 (1.21%) VoIP
12 64 (1.15%) VPN
12 64 (1.15%) WAN
13 63 (1.13%) DNS
13 63 (1.13%) SAN
14 62 (1.12%) Network Security
14 62 (1.12%) RS-485
15 59 (1.06%) LAN
16 57 (1.03%) InfiniBand
17 47 (0.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 266 (4.79%) MySQL
3 234 (4.21%) Big Data
4 188 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 172 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 166 (2.99%) Hadoop
7 108 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 86 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 85 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 84 (1.51%) Oracle Database
11 70 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 61 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
13 56 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 46 (0.83%) Apache Hive
15 45 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
16 40 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 39 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
18 38 (0.68%) Data Mining
19 35 (0.63%) Blockchain
19 35 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 394 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 321 (5.78%) Visual Studio
3 271 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 244 (4.39%) JIRA
5 213 (3.84%) Subversion
6 179 (3.22%) Selenium
7 135 (2.43%) Eclipse
8 101 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 95 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 89 (1.60%) Android Studio
11 83 (1.49%) Cucumber
12 78 (1.40%) JUnit
13 71 (1.28%) Xcode
14 64 (1.15%) SoapUI
15 60 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
16 51 (0.92%) LabVIEW
17 50 (0.90%) Maven
18 44 (0.79%) Bitbucket
19 42 (0.76%) LoadRunner
20 39 (0.70%) NUnit
General
1 881 (15.86%) Finance
2 644 (11.60%) Electronics
3 438 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 328 (5.91%) Banking
5 256 (4.61%) Marketing
6 250 (4.50%) Retail
7 245 (4.41%) Manufacturing
8 160 (2.88%) Automotive
9 119 (2.14%) Aerospace
10 117 (2.11%) Games
11 101 (1.82%) Investment Banking
12 82 (1.48%) Military
13 77 (1.39%) Advertising
14 52 (0.94%) Legal
15 51 (0.92%) Retail Banking
16 43 (0.77%) Publishing
17 39 (0.70%) Front Office
18 32 (0.58%) Law
19 31 (0.56%) Local Government
20 29 (0.52%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1482 (26.68%) Developer
2 1415 (25.48%) Software Engineer
3 665 (11.97%) Embedded Engineer
4 500 (9.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 498 (8.97%) C++ Software Engineer
6 434 (7.81%) Software Developer
7 424 (7.63%) Consultant
8 374 (6.73%) C Software Engineer
9 353 (6.36%) C++ Developer
10 322 (5.80%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 258 (4.65%) Analyst
12 248 (4.47%) Graduate
13 233 (4.20%) Embedded C Engineer
14 226 (4.07%) Firmware Engineer
15 224 (4.03%) Java Developer
16 215 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
17 214 (3.85%) C Developer
18 208 (3.75%) Linux Engineer
19 192 (3.46%) Senior Developer
20 187 (3.37%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 675 (12.15%) HTML
2 609 (10.97%) .NET
3 448 (8.07%) CSS
4 314 (5.65%) XML
5 271 (4.88%) Web Services
6 214 (3.85%) REST
7 187 (3.37%) AngularJS
8 185 (3.33%) JSON
9 173 (3.11%) HTML5
10 169 (3.04%) Spring
11 161 (2.90%) ASP.NET
12 160 (2.88%) jQuery
13 157 (2.83%) RESTful
14 151 (2.72%) SOAP
15 122 (2.20%) CSS3
16 117 (2.11%) Node.js
17 113 (2.03%) .NET Framework
18 85 (1.53%) WPF
19 79 (1.42%) Qt
19 79 (1.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 991 (17.84%) Computer Science
2 417 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 414 (7.45%) Algorithms
4 272 (4.90%) Embedded Systems
5 203 (3.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 184 (3.31%) Management Information System
7 180 (3.24%) Mobile App
8 149 (2.68%) Device Driver
9 123 (2.21%) Data Structures
10 115 (2.07%) VHDL
11 114 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
12 104 (1.87%) User Experience
13 97 (1.75%) Data Centre
14 86 (1.55%) Internet of Things
15 74 (1.33%) Derivative
16 68 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
17 66 (1.19%) Fintech
18 65 (1.17%) Verilog
19 60 (1.08%) Social Media
20 54 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1772 (31.90%) Linux
2 1067 (19.21%) Windows
3 461 (8.30%) Unix
4 426 (7.67%) Android
5 278 (5.01%) Apple iOS
6 223 (4.02%) Embedded Linux
7 99 (1.78%) Windows Server
8 91 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 80 (1.44%) Mac OS
10 78 (1.40%) VxWorks
11 76 (1.37%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 65 (1.17%) Solaris
13 58 (1.04%) CentOS
14 49 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 45 (0.81%) Windows 7
17 43 (0.77%) AIX
17 43 (0.77%) Mac OS X
18 37 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1993 (35.88%) Software Engineering
2 1226 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
3 577 (10.39%) Mathematics
4 561 (10.10%) OO
5 516 (9.29%) Scrum
6 497 (8.95%) Test Automation
7 461 (8.30%) SDLC
8 360 (6.48%) Mentoring
8 360 (6.48%) Project Management
9 338 (6.09%) TDD
10 317 (5.71%) DevOps
11 290 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
12 273 (4.92%) Analytics
13 268 (4.83%) ITIL
13 268 (4.83%) Multithreading
14 267 (4.81%) Open Source
15 245 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
16 243 (4.38%) Physics
17 225 (4.05%) Machine Learning
18 224 (4.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2865 (51.58%) C++
2 1775 (31.96%) Java
3 1373 (24.72%) Python
4 1103 (19.86%) C#
5 1003 (18.06%) SQL
6 711 (12.80%) JavaScript
7 558 (10.05%) Embedded C
8 404 (7.27%) Perl
9 305 (5.49%) Embedded C++
10 304 (5.47%) Ruby
11 289 (5.20%) PHP
12 205 (3.69%) MATLAB
13 177 (3.19%) Bash Shell
14 166 (2.99%) Objective-C
15 153 (2.75%) VB
16 110 (1.98%) Scala
17 107 (1.93%) Assembly Language
18 103 (1.85%) Shell Script
19 88 (1.58%) VB.NET
20 87 (1.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1744 (31.40%) Degree
2 941 (16.94%) Security Cleared
3 469 (8.44%) DV Cleared
4 411 (7.40%) SC Cleared
5 348 (6.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 214 (3.85%) PhD
7 119 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
8 101 (1.82%) ISTQB
9 86 (1.55%) Master's Degree
10 83 (1.49%) CISSP
11 76 (1.37%) ISEB
12 72 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
13 61 (1.10%) HND
14 45 (0.81%) CREST Certified
15 40 (0.72%) PMI Certification
16 39 (0.70%) CCNA
16 39 (0.70%) CCNP
17 38 (0.68%) CISM
18 37 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 36 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (4.70%) QA
2 70 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 68 (1.22%) SLA
4 58 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 46 (0.83%) MISRA
6 36 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 31 (0.56%) COBIT
8 29 (0.52%) Def Stans
9 28 (0.50%) DO-178B
10 24 (0.43%) ISO 26262
10 24 (0.43%) PMO
11 21 (0.38%) IEC 61508
11 21 (0.38%) JTAG
12 20 (0.36%) DO-254
12 20 (0.36%) MISRA C
13 18 (0.32%) Data Quality
14 17 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 15 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 15288
16 13 (0.23%) GDPR
17 7 (0.13%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 485 (8.73%) Firmware
2 179 (3.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (2.30%) Docker
4 106 (1.91%) Active Directory
5 60 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 45 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 27 (0.49%) KVM
9 17 (0.31%) NFS
9 17 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (0.29%) Apache Flume
11 12 (0.22%) RHEV
12 11 (0.20%) HDFS
12 11 (0.20%) Xen
12 11 (0.20%) XenApp
13 10 (0.18%) vSphere
14 9 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.14%) etcd
16 7 (0.13%) LXC
16 7 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 117 (2.11%) Puppet
2 87 (1.57%) Ansible
3 85 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 64 (1.15%) Kubernetes
5 25 (0.45%) Nagios
6 22 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
7 13 (0.23%) Backup Exec
7 13 (0.23%) Nessus
7 13 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 13 (0.23%) vMotion
8 12 (0.22%) Control-M
8 12 (0.22%) Rundeck
8 12 (0.22%) SCCM
8 12 (0.22%) vCenter Server
9 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
10 10 (0.18%) Cobbler
10 10 (0.18%) Nmap
11 9 (0.16%) Kibana
11 9 (0.16%) SCOM
11 9 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 536 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 332 (5.98%) Oracle
3 230 (4.14%) VMware
4 156 (2.81%) Google
5 154 (2.77%) Red Hat
6 127 (2.29%) Cisco
7 103 (1.85%) SAP
8 86 (1.55%) EMC
9 71 (1.28%) HP
9 71 (1.28%) IBM
10 47 (0.85%) Adobe
11 46 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
12 41 (0.74%) Freescale
13 39 (0.70%) Xilinx
14 37 (0.67%) Apple
15 35 (0.63%) Citrix
16 33 (0.59%) Atlassian
17 30 (0.54%) Splunk
18 27 (0.49%) Murex
18 27 (0.49%) NetApp
Wells, Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50K
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Seebyte Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sunbury-On-Thames, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: Competitive Salary and Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 47,000 to 60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £65000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £70,000 + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 70,000 to £85,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: Yesterday