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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C
UK
Rank 95 97 106
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9  
Permanent jobs citing C 2474 3063 2979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.95% 2.96% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 5.75% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1914 2359 2255
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +6.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 45722 53291 53832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.47% 51.55% 50.58%
Number of salaries quoted 38857 45927 45773
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +2 2374 £47,500 - 448
London -28 654 £60,000 -4.00% 107
South East +2 559 £45,000 -5.26% 101
South West +16 367 £40,000 -9.09% 47
East of England +2 306 £47,500 +18.75% 84
Cambridgeshire +15 224 £50,000 +20.48% 67
Cambridge +21 189 £50,000 +11.11% 62
North West -14 172 £37,500 -18.47% 38
Gloucestershire +2 150 £47,500 -1.04% 8
Hampshire +9 140 £42,500 -13.26% 23
Manchester -5 134 £40,000 -15.78% 20
Yorkshire +54 130 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Berkshire +11 112 £48,000 +1.05% 22
Surrey +6 109 £45,000 -2.17% 16
City of London -18 107 £70,000 -3.44% 22
West Midlands +12 101 £40,000 +11.11% 19
Bristol +31 93 £40,000 -4.76% 18
East Midlands -35 69 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Oxfordshire -4 67 £55,000 -4.34% 20
West Yorkshire +36 64 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Scotland +39 55 £42,500 +12.58% 42
West Sussex -1 53 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Oldham -2 49 £37,500 +56.25% 5
Hertfordshire -36 49 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Somerset +14 43 £33,000 -28.64% 5
South Yorkshire +41 41 £40,000 - 8
Bracknell +27 41 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Crawley +2 38 £44,500 -11.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 35 £42,133 -6.37% 7
Dorset +12 33 £40,000 - 9

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2692 (52.74%) C++
2 1738 (34.05%) Software Engineering
3 1584 (31.03%) Degree
4 1539 (30.15%) Java
5 1508 (29.55%) Linux
6 1360 (26.65%) Python
7 1189 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
8 1065 (20.87%) C#
9 964 (18.89%) Windows
10 924 (18.10%) Security Cleared
11 885 (17.34%) Computer Science
12 866 (16.97%) SQL
13 848 (16.61%) Finance
14 734 (14.38%) JavaScript
15 664 (13.01%) Mathematics
16 622 (12.19%) HTML
17 585 (11.46%) .NET
18 579 (11.34%) Microsoft
19 528 (10.34%) Electronics
20 506 (9.91%) Embedded C
21 472 (9.25%) Oracle
22 468 (9.17%) Unix
23 451 (8.84%) DV Cleared
24 445 (8.72%) Perl
25 444 (8.70%) Scrum
26 414 (8.11%) SC Cleared
27 410 (8.03%) SDLC
28 398 (7.80%) OO
29 394 (7.72%) CSS
30 380 (7.45%) Telecoms

C
Top Related 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
1 132 (2.59%) Apache
2 123 (2.41%) Apache Spark
3 102 (2.00%) Confluence
4 96 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 94 (1.84%) Apache Pig
6 78 (1.53%) Tomcat
7 71 (1.39%) WebLogic
8 70 (1.37%) JBoss
9 68 (1.33%) IIS
10 55 (1.08%) WebSphere
11 49 (0.96%) MS Exchange
12 45 (0.88%) SharePoint
13 42 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 40 (0.78%) nginx
15 31 (0.61%) CMS
16 21 (0.41%) SAS
17 15 (0.29%) Jetty
18 14 (0.27%) ArcGIS
18 14 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
19 13 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 325 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 186 (3.64%) MS Office
3 54 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 50 (0.98%) Simulink
5 29 (0.57%) MS Project
5 29 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.20%) OrCAD
9 10 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
10 9 (0.18%) InfoPath
10 9 (0.18%) SPSS
11 8 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.16%) GNU Octave
11 8 (0.16%) Stateflow
12 7 (0.14%) 3ds Max
12 7 (0.14%) Maya
13 5 (0.098%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 81 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 37 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 29 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 24 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 24 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
6 23 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 21 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (0.25%) Infor M3
9 12 (0.24%) Summit
9 12 (0.24%) Teamcenter
10 11 (0.22%) SAP ERP
11 8 (0.16%) Finacle
11 8 (0.16%) Temenos T24
12 7 (0.14%) Magento
12 7 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
12 7 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
12 7 (0.14%) SAP HR
13 6 (0.12%) thinkFolio
14 5 (0.098%) SAP ECC
Cloud Services
1 150 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (1.80%) SaaS
4 67 (1.31%) Office 365
5 55 (1.08%) GitHub
6 45 (0.88%) Amazon S3
7 39 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 37 (0.72%) PaaS
9 36 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 26 (0.51%) Slack
11 25 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (0.47%) G Suite
13 20 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
14 19 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 18 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
16 15 (0.29%) Google Play
17 12 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
18 9 (0.18%) IaaS
19 7 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
20 6 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 356 (6.97%) TCP/IP
2 258 (5.05%) Wireless
3 206 (4.04%) Ethernet
4 168 (3.29%) Internet
5 156 (3.06%) HTTP
6 143 (2.80%) Bluetooth
7 128 (2.51%) Firewall
8 114 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
9 82 (1.61%) RS-232
10 79 (1.55%) RS-485
11 75 (1.47%) GSM
12 69 (1.35%) LAN
13 68 (1.33%) VoIP
14 67 (1.31%) ZigBee
15 60 (1.18%) VPN
16 56 (1.10%) DNS
16 56 (1.10%) Network Security
17 48 (0.94%) 3G
18 46 (0.90%) 4G
18 46 (0.90%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 277 (5.43%) MySQL
3 254 (4.98%) Big Data
4 220 (4.31%) Relational Database
5 203 (3.98%) Hadoop
6 162 (3.17%) NoSQL
7 158 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 128 (2.51%) Oracle Database
8 128 (2.51%) RDBMS
9 113 (2.21%) Apache Hive
10 80 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 47 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
12 39 (0.76%) GIS
13 38 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 38 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
16 26 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
17 24 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 261 (5.11%) Git (software)
2 237 (4.64%) JIRA
3 219 (4.29%) Visual Studio
4 212 (4.15%) Jenkins
5 175 (3.43%) Selenium
6 128 (2.51%) Subversion
7 98 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 83 (1.63%) Cucumber
8 83 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
9 76 (1.49%) Eclipse
10 65 (1.27%) JUnit
10 65 (1.27%) Maven
11 59 (1.16%) SoapUI
12 53 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 51 (1.00%) Ant
14 43 (0.84%) TeamCity
15 41 (0.80%) JMeter
16 39 (0.76%) Android Studio
17 33 (0.65%) NUnit
18 32 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 848 (16.61%) Finance
2 528 (10.34%) Electronics
3 380 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 298 (5.84%) Banking
5 201 (3.94%) Retail
6 180 (3.53%) Marketing
7 177 (3.47%) Manufacturing
8 171 (3.35%) Military
9 143 (2.80%) Games
10 131 (2.57%) Automotive
11 94 (1.84%) Aerospace
12 81 (1.59%) Advertising
13 79 (1.55%) Legal
14 51 (1.00%) Investment Banking
15 45 (0.88%) Front Office
16 39 (0.76%) Law
17 25 (0.49%) Multimedia
18 23 (0.45%) Back Office
19 22 (0.43%) Local Government
20 18 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1218 (23.86%) Developer
2 1209 (23.69%) Software Engineer
3 577 (11.30%) Embedded Engineer
4 453 (8.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 385 (7.54%) Consultant
6 374 (7.33%) C++ Software Engineer
7 333 (6.52%) Software Developer
8 311 (6.09%) C++ Developer
9 271 (5.31%) C Software Engineer
10 270 (5.29%) Analyst
11 236 (4.62%) Graduate
12 227 (4.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 212 (4.15%) Architect
14 201 (3.94%) Embedded C Engineer
15 200 (3.92%) Senior Software Engineer
16 196 (3.84%) Senior Developer
17 186 (3.64%) C Developer
18 178 (3.49%) Linux Engineer
18 178 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
19 174 (3.41%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (12.19%) HTML
2 585 (11.46%) .NET
3 394 (7.72%) CSS
4 295 (5.78%) XML
5 278 (5.45%) Web Services
6 210 (4.11%) Spring
7 175 (3.43%) ASP.NET
8 162 (3.17%) HTML5
9 159 (3.12%) SOAP
10 158 (3.10%) AngularJS
11 151 (2.96%) jQuery
12 136 (2.66%) REST
13 130 (2.55%) Hibernate
14 127 (2.49%) Java EE
15 124 (2.43%) Middleware
15 124 (2.43%) Node.js
16 118 (2.31%) .NET Framework
17 95 (1.86%) J2EE
18 91 (1.78%) CSS3
19 90 (1.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 885 (17.34%) Computer Science
2 319 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 319 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 221 (4.33%) Embedded Systems
4 196 (3.84%) Management Information System
5 170 (3.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 129 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 113 (2.21%) Device Driver
8 109 (2.14%) Data Centre
9 102 (2.00%) VHDL
10 80 (1.57%) User Experience
11 79 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 78 (1.53%) Internet of Things
13 73 (1.43%) Fintech
14 62 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 62 (1.21%) Verilog
15 60 (1.18%) PKI
16 41 (0.80%) Hedge funds
17 40 (0.78%) CAN bus
17 40 (0.78%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1508 (29.55%) Linux
2 964 (18.89%) Windows
3 468 (9.17%) Unix
4 297 (5.82%) Android
5 205 (4.02%) Apple iOS
6 171 (3.35%) Windows Server
7 150 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
8 96 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 87 (1.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 82 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 80 (1.57%) CentOS
12 78 (1.53%) Windows 7
13 70 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 64 (1.25%) Mac OS
15 50 (0.98%) Solaris
16 45 (0.88%) VxWorks
17 44 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 42 (0.82%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 42 (0.82%) Windows XP
19 25 (0.49%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1738 (34.05%) Software Engineering
2 1189 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
3 664 (13.01%) Mathematics
4 444 (8.70%) Scrum
5 410 (8.03%) SDLC
6 398 (7.80%) OO
7 350 (6.86%) DevOps
8 330 (6.47%) ITIL
9 329 (6.45%) Multithreading
10 328 (6.43%) Project Management
11 321 (6.29%) Analytics
12 317 (6.21%) TDD
13 303 (5.94%) Mentoring
14 271 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
15 259 (5.07%) Information Security
16 258 (5.05%) Physics
17 255 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
18 225 (4.41%) UML
19 194 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
20 193 (3.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2692 (52.74%) C++
2 1539 (30.15%) Java
3 1360 (26.65%) Python
4 1065 (20.87%) C#
5 866 (16.97%) SQL
6 734 (14.38%) JavaScript
7 506 (9.91%) Embedded C
8 445 (8.72%) Perl
9 317 (6.21%) Ruby
10 303 (5.94%) PHP
11 257 (5.04%) Embedded C++
12 243 (4.76%) Bash Shell
13 195 (3.82%) MATLAB
14 144 (2.82%) Objective-C
15 131 (2.57%) PowerShell
16 116 (2.27%) VB
17 111 (2.17%) Assembly Language
18 107 (2.10%) Scala
19 95 (1.86%) Go
20 90 (1.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1584 (31.03%) Degree
2 924 (18.10%) Security Cleared
3 451 (8.84%) DV Cleared
4 414 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 211 (4.13%) PhD
6 116 (2.27%) CISSP
7 89 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
8 88 (1.72%) ISTQB
9 56 (1.10%) ISEB
10 55 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 54 (1.06%) CCNA
12 46 (0.90%) CEH
12 46 (0.90%) GIAC
13 45 (0.88%) CREST Certified
14 43 (0.84%) CISA
14 43 (0.84%) Postgraduate
15 42 (0.82%) CISM
16 40 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 38 (0.74%) HND
17 38 (0.74%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (4.19%) QA
2 62 (1.21%) SLA
3 56 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 50 (0.98%) MISRA
6 29 (0.57%) JTAG
7 23 (0.45%) COBIT
8 19 (0.37%) IEC 61508
9 18 (0.35%) ISO 14001
9 18 (0.35%) ISO26262
10 17 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
10 17 (0.33%) Def Stans
11 16 (0.31%) MISRA C
12 15 (0.29%) DO-178B
13 14 (0.27%) PMO
14 12 (0.24%) JSP 440
15 10 (0.20%) PCI DSS
16 9 (0.18%) DO-254
17 6 (0.12%) Data Quality
17 6 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 379 (7.43%) Firmware
2 266 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 200 (3.92%) Active Directory
4 120 (2.35%) Docker
5 93 (1.82%) Hyper-V
6 53 (1.04%) KVM
7 36 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
8 29 (0.57%) VMware ESX
9 27 (0.53%) NFS
10 21 (0.41%) vSphere
11 20 (0.39%) HDFS
12 17 (0.33%) Apache Flume
13 16 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
14 13 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
15 12 (0.24%) etcd
15 12 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
16 11 (0.22%) Terminal Services
17 8 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
17 8 (0.16%) XenApp
18 6 (0.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 137 (2.68%) Puppet
2 115 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (1.80%) Ansible
4 56 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 36 (0.71%) Nessus
6 30 (0.59%) Nmap
7 26 (0.51%) Nagios
8 19 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 18 (0.35%) SELinux
10 17 (0.33%) Mesos
11 16 (0.31%) Consul
12 15 (0.29%) SCCM
13 12 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
14 11 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
14 11 (0.22%) OpenVAS
15 10 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
15 10 (0.20%) Terraform
16 9 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
16 9 (0.18%) HP SiteScope
17 8 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 579 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 472 (9.25%) Oracle
3 316 (6.19%) VMware
4 175 (3.43%) Cisco
5 143 (2.80%) Red Hat
6 110 (2.16%) Google
7 107 (2.10%) EMC
7 107 (2.10%) SAP
8 78 (1.53%) HP
9 68 (1.33%) Atlassian
10 56 (1.10%) IBM
11 50 (0.98%) Adobe
12 48 (0.94%) Sun
13 39 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
14 36 (0.71%) Apple
15 35 (0.69%) NetApp
15 35 (0.69%) New Relic
16 31 (0.61%) Citrix
16 31 (0.61%) Juniper
17 30 (0.59%) Xilinx
Broadstone, Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k+ DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus + pension + private medical + life assur
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £60000
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday