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

C
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 100 104
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Permanent jobs citing C 2540 3044 3163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.94% 2.93% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.30% 5.66% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2037 2346 2408
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 47921 53760 56305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.47% 51.75% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 40763 46473 47921
Median salary £47,500 £46,912 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +4.24%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +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 26 April 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 April 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 0 2415 £47,500 +3.26% 441
London -38 624 £60,000 -4.00% 108
South East +10 571 £45,000 - 79
South West +17 390 £40,000 -5.88% 51
East of England 0 312 £50,000 +25.00% 99
Cambridgeshire +12 245 £50,000 +17.64% 83
Cambridge +9 221 £50,000 +14.28% 74
North West +13 166 £40,000 -15.78% 25
Yorkshire +70 144 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Manchester +17 138 £40,000 -18.36% 15
Gloucestershire +2 135 £47,500 - 8
Surrey +24 131 £45,000 - 6
Hampshire +18 119 £45,000 -1.09% 19
Bristol +22 113 £42,500 +6.25% 21
Berkshire -10 104 £47,500 +5.55% 21
West Midlands -7 102 £40,000 +11.11% 25
City of London -22 101 £70,000 -3.44% 23
Oxfordshire +5 86 £50,000 -23.66% 17
East Midlands -32 77 £40,000 +6.66% 18
West Yorkshire +22 65 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Scotland +17 65 £42,500 +2.40% 22
West Sussex -6 62 £44,000 +10.00% 7
South Yorkshire +29 48 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Crawley -1 48 £44,500 -8.71% 4
Dorset +14 43 £40,000 - 10
Somerset +20 42 £32,500 -35.00% 7
Hertfordshire -54 40 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Birmingham +7 38 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Oldham +4 34 £37,500 +56.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 33 £42,133 +5.33% 2

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 2727 (53.26%) C++
2 1794 (35.04%) Software Engineering
3 1649 (32.21%) Degree
4 1593 (31.11%) Java
5 1508 (29.45%) Linux
6 1361 (26.58%) Python
7 1159 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
8 1002 (19.57%) C#
9 962 (18.79%) Windows
10 910 (17.77%) Computer Science
11 906 (17.70%) Security Cleared
12 894 (17.46%) SQL
13 844 (16.48%) Finance
14 731 (14.28%) JavaScript
15 642 (12.54%) HTML
16 641 (12.52%) Mathematics
17 569 (11.11%) Electronics
18 534 (10.43%) .NET
19 522 (10.20%) Microsoft
20 508 (9.92%) Embedded C
21 462 (9.02%) Unix
22 448 (8.75%) OO
23 442 (8.63%) Scrum
24 432 (8.44%) SDLC
25 429 (8.38%) Oracle
26 420 (8.20%) Firmware
27 413 (8.07%) DV Cleared
28 411 (8.03%) Perl
29 402 (7.85%) Telecoms
29 402 (7.85%) SC Cleared

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
1 118 (2.30%) Apache
2 107 (2.09%) Apache Spark
3 85 (1.66%) Confluence
4 73 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 69 (1.35%) Apache Pig
5 69 (1.35%) JBoss
6 64 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 59 (1.15%) WebLogic
8 51 (1.00%) IIS
9 45 (0.88%) SharePoint
10 43 (0.84%) MS Exchange
11 38 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 36 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 31 (0.61%) CMS
14 29 (0.57%) nginx
15 20 (0.39%) SAS
16 17 (0.33%) OpenStack
17 15 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
17 15 (0.29%) Jetty
18 13 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 173 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 138 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (0.80%) Simulink
5 34 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 30 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 29 (0.57%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 13 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
12 9 (0.18%) Stateflow
13 8 (0.16%) Acrobat
13 8 (0.16%) InfoPath
14 7 (0.14%) OrCAD
14 7 (0.14%) SPSS
15 6 (0.12%) 3ds Max
15 6 (0.12%) GNU Octave
15 6 (0.12%) Maya
16 5 (0.098%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 91 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 30 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 28 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
7 17 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
8 15 (0.29%) Infor M3
9 13 (0.25%) Teamcenter
10 11 (0.21%) SAP ERP
10 11 (0.21%) Summit
11 7 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
11 7 (0.14%) WebTrends
12 6 (0.12%) Finacle
12 6 (0.12%) SAP SD
12 6 (0.12%) Temenos T24
13 5 (0.098%) Magento
13 5 (0.098%) Sage 200
13 5 (0.098%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 145 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 100 (1.95%) SaaS
4 66 (1.29%) Office 365
5 55 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (0.96%) GitHub
7 41 (0.80%) Amazon S3
8 33 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (0.57%) PaaS
9 29 (0.57%) Slack
10 23 (0.45%) G Suite
11 18 (0.35%) Google Play
12 15 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
15 9 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
16 8 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
16 8 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
17 7 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 341 (6.66%) TCP/IP
2 280 (5.47%) Wireless
3 238 (4.65%) Ethernet
4 177 (3.46%) Internet
5 157 (3.07%) Bluetooth
6 132 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
7 130 (2.54%) HTTP
8 103 (2.01%) Firewall
9 92 (1.80%) RS-232
10 85 (1.66%) ZigBee
11 82 (1.60%) RS-485
12 69 (1.35%) GSM
13 67 (1.31%) VoIP
14 53 (1.04%) DNS
14 53 (1.04%) Network Security
15 47 (0.92%) VPN
16 45 (0.88%) 3G
17 43 (0.84%) 4G
18 42 (0.82%) LAN
19 38 (0.74%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 265 (5.18%) MySQL
3 233 (4.55%) Big Data
4 198 (3.87%) Relational Database
5 182 (3.55%) Hadoop
6 164 (3.20%) NoSQL
7 129 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 103 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 102 (1.99%) RDBMS
10 89 (1.74%) Apache Hive
11 88 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
12 45 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 33 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
17 30 (0.59%) GIS
18 27 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 25 (0.49%) Data Mining
20 24 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 289 (5.64%) Git (software)
2 251 (4.90%) Visual Studio
3 239 (4.67%) JIRA
4 221 (4.32%) Jenkins
5 190 (3.71%) Selenium
6 161 (3.14%) Subversion
7 110 (2.15%) Eclipse
8 105 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 83 (1.62%) Cucumber
10 82 (1.60%) Rational DOORS
11 68 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 66 (1.29%) JUnit
12 66 (1.29%) Maven
13 65 (1.27%) SoapUI
14 64 (1.25%) Android Studio
15 52 (1.02%) Ant
16 40 (0.78%) JMeter
17 37 (0.72%) NUnit
18 35 (0.68%) SpecFlow
18 35 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 844 (16.48%) Finance
2 569 (11.11%) Electronics
3 402 (7.85%) Telecoms
4 318 (6.21%) Banking
5 214 (4.18%) Marketing
6 205 (4.00%) Manufacturing
7 199 (3.89%) Retail
8 152 (2.97%) Military
9 137 (2.68%) Games
10 136 (2.66%) Automotive
11 104 (2.03%) Aerospace
12 78 (1.52%) Legal
13 72 (1.41%) Advertising
14 55 (1.07%) Investment Banking
15 40 (0.78%) Front Office
15 40 (0.78%) Law
16 28 (0.55%) Local Government
17 27 (0.53%) Multimedia
17 27 (0.53%) Publishing
18 19 (0.37%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1280 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1227 (23.96%) Developer
3 615 (12.01%) Embedded Engineer
4 482 (9.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 411 (8.03%) C++ Software Engineer
6 397 (7.75%) Consultant
7 338 (6.60%) Software Developer
8 323 (6.31%) C++ Developer
9 289 (5.64%) C Software Engineer
10 258 (5.04%) Analyst
11 250 (4.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 250 (4.88%) Graduate
12 210 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
13 207 (4.04%) Embedded C Engineer
14 190 (3.71%) Architect
15 184 (3.59%) Java Developer
16 178 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
17 175 (3.42%) Firmware Engineer
18 172 (3.36%) Senior Developer
19 171 (3.34%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 642 (12.54%) HTML
2 534 (10.43%) .NET
3 392 (7.66%) CSS
4 290 (5.66%) XML
5 259 (5.06%) Web Services
6 207 (4.04%) Spring
7 165 (3.22%) SOAP
8 160 (3.13%) ASP.NET
9 158 (3.09%) REST
10 146 (2.85%) HTML5
11 132 (2.58%) AngularJS
12 129 (2.52%) jQuery
13 123 (2.40%) RESTful
14 122 (2.38%) JSON
15 117 (2.29%) Node.js
16 112 (2.19%) Hibernate
17 108 (2.11%) Java EE
18 99 (1.93%) Middleware
19 95 (1.86%) .NET Framework
20 90 (1.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 910 (17.77%) Computer Science
2 341 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
3 317 (6.19%) Algorithms
4 239 (4.67%) Embedded Systems
5 188 (3.67%) Management Information System
6 186 (3.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 148 (2.89%) Mobile App
8 117 (2.29%) Device Driver
9 104 (2.03%) VHDL
10 98 (1.91%) Data Centre
11 96 (1.88%) Internet of Things
12 94 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
13 87 (1.70%) User Experience
14 75 (1.46%) Data Structures
15 71 (1.39%) Fintech
16 64 (1.25%) Verilog
17 54 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
18 42 (0.82%) Home Automation
19 41 (0.80%) PKI
20 40 (0.78%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1508 (29.45%) Linux
2 962 (18.79%) Windows
3 462 (9.02%) Unix
4 333 (6.50%) Android
5 219 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 182 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
7 139 (2.71%) Windows Server
8 76 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 73 (1.43%) CentOS
10 65 (1.27%) Mac OS X
11 64 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 62 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 59 (1.15%) Solaris
14 57 (1.11%) VxWorks
15 56 (1.09%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 55 (1.07%) Mac OS
17 53 (1.04%) Windows 7
18 47 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (0.41%) Windows 10
19 21 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1794 (35.04%) Software Engineering
2 1159 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 641 (12.52%) Mathematics
4 448 (8.75%) OO
5 442 (8.63%) Scrum
6 432 (8.44%) SDLC
7 342 (6.68%) Project Management
8 321 (6.27%) Multithreading
9 319 (6.23%) ITIL
10 316 (6.17%) TDD
11 310 (6.05%) DevOps
12 296 (5.78%) Analytics
13 284 (5.55%) Mentoring
14 271 (5.29%) Cybersecurity
15 259 (5.06%) Physics
16 239 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
17 222 (4.34%) Information Security
18 216 (4.22%) UML
19 193 (3.77%) Web Development
20 190 (3.71%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2727 (53.26%) C++
2 1593 (31.11%) Java
3 1361 (26.58%) Python
4 1002 (19.57%) C#
5 894 (17.46%) SQL
6 731 (14.28%) JavaScript
7 508 (9.92%) Embedded C
8 411 (8.03%) Perl
9 324 (6.33%) Ruby
10 307 (6.00%) PHP
11 276 (5.39%) Embedded C++
12 191 (3.73%) Bash Shell
13 186 (3.63%) MATLAB
14 133 (2.60%) Objective-C
15 118 (2.30%) VB
16 110 (2.15%) Assembly Language
17 105 (2.05%) PowerShell
17 105 (2.05%) Scala
18 90 (1.76%) Shell Script
19 81 (1.58%) R
Qualifications
1 1649 (32.21%) Degree
2 906 (17.70%) Security Cleared
3 413 (8.07%) DV Cleared
4 402 (7.85%) SC Cleared
5 213 (4.16%) PhD
6 104 (2.03%) ISTQB
7 103 (2.01%) CISSP
8 73 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 68 (1.33%) ISEB
10 49 (0.96%) CREST Certified
11 47 (0.92%) CEH
12 46 (0.90%) HND
13 44 (0.86%) CISM
14 40 (0.78%) CCNA
15 39 (0.76%) CISA
15 39 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 39 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 38 (0.74%) Postgraduate
17 35 (0.68%) CCNP
17 35 (0.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (4.49%) QA
2 58 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 54 (1.05%) SLA
4 52 (1.02%) ISO 9001
5 48 (0.94%) MISRA
6 30 (0.59%) COBIT
7 26 (0.51%) JTAG
8 23 (0.45%) Def Stans
9 22 (0.43%) IEC 61508
10 20 (0.39%) ISO26262
11 18 (0.35%) DO-178B
12 17 (0.33%) MISRA C
13 16 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
13 16 (0.31%) PMO
14 15 (0.29%) ISO 14001
15 13 (0.25%) DO-254
15 13 (0.25%) JSP 440
15 13 (0.25%) PCI DSS
16 7 (0.14%) Data Quality
17 6 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 420 (8.20%) Firmware
2 227 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 112 (2.19%) Docker
5 70 (1.37%) Hyper-V
6 52 (1.02%) KVM
7 45 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 19 (0.37%) HDFS
10 17 (0.33%) NFS
11 16 (0.31%) Apache Flume
11 16 (0.31%) vSphere
12 14 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (0.25%) etcd
13 13 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
15 8 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 7 (0.14%) Terminal Services
16 7 (0.14%) Xen
17 6 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 101 (1.97%) Puppet
2 93 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (1.43%) Ansible
4 54 (1.05%) Kubernetes
5 26 (0.51%) Nessus
6 21 (0.41%) Nagios
7 19 (0.37%) Nmap
8 18 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (0.27%) Consul
9 14 (0.27%) SCCM
10 13 (0.25%) vCenter Server
11 10 (0.20%) Mesos
12 9 (0.18%) SELinux
12 9 (0.18%) Terraform
13 7 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
13 7 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
14 6 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
14 6 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
14 6 (0.12%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 522 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 429 (8.38%) Oracle
3 272 (5.31%) VMware
4 141 (2.75%) Red Hat
5 130 (2.54%) Cisco
6 112 (2.19%) Google
7 105 (2.05%) EMC
7 105 (2.05%) SAP
8 70 (1.37%) HP
9 60 (1.17%) IBM
10 59 (1.15%) Adobe
11 51 (1.00%) Atlassian
12 42 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
13 41 (0.80%) Sun
14 34 (0.66%) Apple
15 32 (0.63%) Splunk
16 31 (0.61%) Juniper
16 31 (0.61%) Xilinx
17 30 (0.59%) Freescale
18 28 (0.55%) New Relic
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Technical Futures
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £25k - 50k per year + Pension Healthcare,Full Package+Top Prospects B
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £33,000 to £45,000 per annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tring, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Pension+Healthcare+25 Days holiday++more benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday