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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 93 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Permanent jobs citing C 2875 2926 3322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.27% 2.97% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.83% 5.63% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2312 2264 2505
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% +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 49352 51986 57092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.10% 52.80% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41371 45017 48692
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing C as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C in the UK

C
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 2693 £47,500 - 453
London +1 771 £60,000 -4.00% 133
South East -2 672 £45,000 - 81
South West +20 396 £42,500 - 53
East of England 0 342 £50,000 +20.48% 90
Cambridgeshire -1 239 £50,000 +20.48% 62
Cambridge +4 207 £52,500 +31.25% 57
West Midlands +42 151 £40,000 - 24
Hampshire +22 142 £45,000 +8.32% 19
Surrey +8 139 £52,500 +14.13% 10
Gloucestershire +3 135 £47,500 +5.55% 5
North West +9 133 £42,500 +6.25% 30
Berkshire +2 130 £45,000 -10.00% 25
Bristol +19 123 £43,500 +10.12% 31
Yorkshire -11 122 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Manchester +27 112 £42,500 +1.19% 17
Scotland +46 110 £42,500 -10.52% 25
Oxfordshire -6 109 £50,000 +5.26% 13
City of London +2 91 £70,000 -1.75% 19
East Midlands -23 75 £39,000 -2.50% 13
West Sussex -10 65 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Birmingham +25 51 £40,000 -28.88% 15
Reading -4 48 £40,000 -20.00% 4
South Yorkshire -6 46 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -15 46 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Dorset +30 44 £45,000 -43.75% 4
Hertfordshire -50 43 £38,750 -3.12% 14
Buckinghamshire +9 42 £35,356 -1.79% 4
Crawley -6 42 £47,500 -1.55% 2
Edinburgh +6 41 £40,000 -15.78% 14

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2808 (52.18%) C++
2 1938 (36.02%) Software Engineering
3 1709 (31.76%) Degree
4 1700 (31.59%) Java
5 1673 (31.09%) Linux
6 1324 (24.61%) Python
7 1191 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
8 1083 (20.13%) C#
9 1037 (19.27%) Windows
10 973 (18.08%) SQL
11 941 (17.49%) Security Cleared
12 936 (17.39%) Computer Science
13 861 (16.00%) Finance
14 708 (13.16%) JavaScript
15 669 (12.43%) HTML
16 631 (11.73%) Electronics
17 600 (11.15%) .NET
18 581 (10.80%) Mathematics
19 557 (10.35%) Embedded C
20 535 (9.94%) OO
21 516 (9.59%) Scrum
22 515 (9.57%) Microsoft
23 487 (9.05%) Firmware
24 468 (8.70%) SDLC
25 454 (8.44%) Unix
26 449 (8.34%) Test Automation
27 446 (8.29%) DV Cleared
28 422 (7.84%) CSS
29 420 (7.81%) Telecoms
30 415 (7.71%) 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
1 123 (2.29%) Apache
2 116 (2.16%) Apache Spark
3 73 (1.36%) Confluence
4 62 (1.15%) JBoss
5 59 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (1.08%) WebLogic
7 53 (0.98%) IIS
7 53 (0.98%) MS Exchange
8 51 (0.95%) Tomcat
9 44 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 38 (0.71%) Apache Pig
10 38 (0.71%) SharePoint
11 37 (0.69%) CMS
12 25 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 24 (0.45%) SAS
14 22 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 20 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (0.33%) Apache Solr
17 16 (0.30%) Skype for Business
18 15 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 166 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 131 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
5 34 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 34 (0.63%) Simulink
6 30 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
9 7 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.13%) OrCAD
10 6 (0.11%) SPSS
10 6 (0.11%) Stateflow
11 5 (0.093%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.074%) Final Cut Pro
12 4 (0.074%) InDesign
12 4 (0.074%) QuarkXPress
13 3 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (0.037%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 102 (1.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 40 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.33%) Summit
5 17 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (0.28%) Infor M3
7 14 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
8 13 (0.24%) Teamcenter
9 11 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (0.13%) Finacle
10 7 (0.13%) Temenos T24
10 7 (0.13%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.093%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
12 4 (0.074%) SAP ERP
13 3 (0.056%) Sage X3
13 3 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 186 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 156 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 118 (2.19%) SaaS
4 87 (1.62%) Office 365
5 70 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
6 55 (1.02%) GitHub
7 35 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 34 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 31 (0.58%) Slack
10 27 (0.50%) Google Play
11 24 (0.45%) G Suite
12 21 (0.39%) PaaS
13 20 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (0.26%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.15%) IaaS
16 8 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
17 7 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
18 6 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
19 3 (0.056%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 349 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 324 (6.02%) Wireless
3 277 (5.15%) Ethernet
4 157 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
5 156 (2.90%) Bluetooth
6 145 (2.69%) Internet
7 125 (2.32%) Firewall
8 121 (2.25%) HTTP
9 91 (1.69%) ZigBee
10 86 (1.60%) RS-232
11 69 (1.28%) RS-485
12 68 (1.26%) VoIP
13 60 (1.12%) DNS
14 57 (1.06%) VPN
15 53 (0.98%) SAN
16 52 (0.97%) LAN
16 52 (0.97%) Network Security
17 50 (0.93%) GSM
18 48 (0.89%) InfiniBand
18 48 (0.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 268 (4.98%) MySQL
3 220 (4.09%) Big Data
4 195 (3.62%) Relational Database
5 162 (3.01%) Hadoop
6 160 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 118 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 93 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
9 86 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 83 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 69 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 61 (1.13%) Apache Hive
13 56 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 53 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 41 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 39 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 39 (0.72%) Data Mining
17 37 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
18 31 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
19 27 (0.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 357 (6.63%) Git (software)
2 304 (5.65%) Visual Studio
3 251 (4.66%) Jenkins
4 237 (4.40%) JIRA
5 193 (3.59%) Subversion
6 170 (3.16%) Selenium
7 135 (2.51%) Eclipse
8 105 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 96 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 89 (1.65%) Android Studio
11 78 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 70 (1.30%) JUnit
13 69 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
13 69 (1.28%) Xcode
14 68 (1.26%) SoapUI
15 59 (1.10%) Maven
16 48 (0.89%) LabVIEW
17 44 (0.82%) Bitbucket
18 43 (0.80%) NUnit
19 39 (0.72%) LoadRunner
General
1 861 (16.00%) Finance
2 631 (11.73%) Electronics
3 420 (7.81%) Telecoms
4 328 (6.10%) Banking
5 246 (4.57%) Marketing
6 227 (4.22%) Manufacturing
7 225 (4.18%) Retail
8 155 (2.88%) Automotive
9 123 (2.29%) Games
10 114 (2.12%) Aerospace
11 101 (1.88%) Military
12 88 (1.64%) Investment Banking
13 67 (1.25%) Advertising
14 50 (0.93%) Legal
15 40 (0.74%) Front Office
16 34 (0.63%) Local Government
16 34 (0.63%) Retail Banking
17 29 (0.54%) Law
17 29 (0.54%) Multimedia
18 26 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1388 (25.79%) Developer
2 1384 (25.72%) Software Engineer
3 660 (12.27%) Embedded Engineer
4 502 (9.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 474 (8.81%) C++ Software Engineer
6 434 (8.07%) Consultant
7 408 (7.58%) Software Developer
8 342 (6.36%) C Software Engineer
9 326 (6.06%) C++ Developer
10 297 (5.52%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 252 (4.68%) Analyst
12 249 (4.63%) Graduate
13 235 (4.37%) Embedded C Engineer
14 213 (3.96%) Firmware Engineer
15 212 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
16 195 (3.62%) Linux Engineer
17 194 (3.61%) Senior Developer
18 193 (3.59%) Java Developer
19 190 (3.53%) C Developer
20 186 (3.46%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (12.43%) HTML
2 600 (11.15%) .NET
3 422 (7.84%) CSS
4 311 (5.78%) XML
5 276 (5.13%) Web Services
6 202 (3.75%) REST
7 181 (3.36%) JSON
8 178 (3.31%) Spring
9 171 (3.18%) SOAP
10 168 (3.12%) ASP.NET
11 157 (2.92%) AngularJS
12 155 (2.88%) RESTful
13 145 (2.69%) HTML5
14 144 (2.68%) jQuery
15 111 (2.06%) .NET Framework
16 109 (2.03%) Node.js
17 101 (1.88%) CSS3
18 95 (1.77%) WPF
19 85 (1.58%) WCF
20 84 (1.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 936 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 385 (7.15%) Algorithms
3 379 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 250 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
5 201 (3.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 185 (3.44%) Management Information System
7 175 (3.25%) Mobile App
8 143 (2.66%) Device Driver
9 112 (2.08%) VHDL
10 106 (1.97%) Data Structures
11 105 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
12 99 (1.84%) User Experience
13 95 (1.77%) Data Centre
14 94 (1.75%) Internet of Things
15 65 (1.21%) Verilog
16 59 (1.10%) Fintech
17 58 (1.08%) Social Media
18 51 (0.95%) Smartphone
19 47 (0.87%) Derivative
19 47 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1673 (31.09%) Linux
2 1037 (19.27%) Windows
3 454 (8.44%) Unix
4 415 (7.71%) Android
5 269 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 217 (4.03%) Embedded Linux
7 116 (2.16%) Windows Server
8 89 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 80 (1.49%) Mac OS
10 76 (1.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 70 (1.30%) VxWorks
12 64 (1.19%) Solaris
13 63 (1.17%) CentOS
14 57 (1.06%) Mac OS X
14 57 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 52 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 46 (0.85%) Windows 7
17 44 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (0.58%) AIX
19 22 (0.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1938 (36.02%) Software Engineering
2 1191 (22.13%) Agile Software Development
3 581 (10.80%) Mathematics
4 535 (9.94%) OO
5 516 (9.59%) Scrum
6 468 (8.70%) SDLC
7 449 (8.34%) Test Automation
8 370 (6.88%) Project Management
9 359 (6.67%) TDD
10 356 (6.62%) Mentoring
11 296 (5.50%) Analytics
12 289 (5.37%) DevOps
13 285 (5.30%) Multithreading
14 281 (5.22%) ITIL
15 273 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
16 261 (4.85%) Cybersecurity
17 241 (4.48%) Physics
18 229 (4.26%) Unit Testing
19 219 (4.07%) Open Source
20 218 (4.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2808 (52.18%) C++
2 1700 (31.59%) Java
3 1324 (24.61%) Python
4 1083 (20.13%) C#
5 973 (18.08%) SQL
6 708 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 557 (10.35%) Embedded C
8 390 (7.25%) Perl
9 320 (5.95%) Embedded C++
10 301 (5.59%) Ruby
11 282 (5.24%) PHP
12 185 (3.44%) MATLAB
13 164 (3.05%) Bash Shell
13 164 (3.05%) Objective-C
14 151 (2.81%) VB
15 110 (2.04%) Scala
16 102 (1.90%) Assembly Language
17 93 (1.73%) VB.NET
18 88 (1.64%) PowerShell
19 85 (1.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1709 (31.76%) Degree
2 941 (17.49%) Security Cleared
3 446 (8.29%) DV Cleared
4 407 (7.56%) SC Cleared
5 325 (6.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 218 (4.05%) PhD
7 120 (2.23%) Numerate Degree
8 98 (1.82%) ISTQB
9 84 (1.56%) CISSP
10 79 (1.47%) Master's Degree
11 76 (1.41%) ISEB
12 68 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
13 57 (1.06%) HND
14 49 (0.91%) CREST Certified
15 40 (0.74%) CISM
16 39 (0.72%) CCNA
17 38 (0.71%) CCNP
18 37 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 35 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
19 35 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (4.35%) QA
2 70 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 65 (1.21%) SLA
4 63 (1.17%) ISO 9001
5 41 (0.76%) MISRA
6 36 (0.67%) COBIT
7 30 (0.56%) Def Stans
8 27 (0.50%) ISO 26262
9 25 (0.46%) PCI DSS
10 24 (0.45%) DO-178B
10 24 (0.45%) JTAG
11 21 (0.39%) IEC 61508
11 21 (0.39%) PMO
12 19 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 18 (0.33%) DO-254
14 17 (0.32%) MISRA C
15 16 (0.30%) Data Quality
16 14 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 12 (0.22%) ISO 14001
18 10 (0.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 487 (9.05%) Firmware
2 191 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (2.12%) Docker
4 113 (2.10%) Active Directory
5 53 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
6 47 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 36 (0.67%) KVM
9 19 (0.35%) NFS
10 15 (0.28%) Apache Flume
11 14 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.22%) vSphere
13 11 (0.20%) HDFS
14 10 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
15 9 (0.17%) etcd
15 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.17%) Xen
15 9 (0.17%) XenApp
16 8 (0.15%) LXC
16 8 (0.15%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 97 (1.80%) Puppet
2 78 (1.45%) Ansible
3 75 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 20 (0.37%) Nagios
6 18 (0.33%) Nessus
7 16 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (0.28%) Nmap
9 14 (0.26%) vCenter Server
10 11 (0.20%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.20%) SCCM
11 9 (0.17%) Consul
11 9 (0.17%) Mesos
11 9 (0.17%) Terraform
11 9 (0.17%) vMotion
12 8 (0.15%) Kibana
12 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.15%) Rundeck
12 8 (0.15%) SCOM
12 8 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 515 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 359 (6.67%) Oracle
3 246 (4.57%) VMware
4 149 (2.77%) Red Hat
5 145 (2.69%) Google
6 124 (2.30%) Cisco
7 94 (1.75%) EMC
8 90 (1.67%) SAP
9 68 (1.26%) IBM
10 63 (1.17%) HP
11 49 (0.91%) Adobe
12 45 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
13 42 (0.78%) Apple
14 39 (0.72%) Xilinx
15 34 (0.63%) Freescale
16 31 (0.58%) Citrix
17 30 (0.56%) NetApp
18 27 (0.50%) Splunk
19 26 (0.48%) Tableau
20 23 (0.43%) Murex
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
SidTech Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
IT Connections
Salary: 75000
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Starting Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £80000 PER ANNUM, Benefits Annual Bonus and benefits upon req
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
FIS Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50000
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: Negotiable c£80,000 DoE + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £70,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday