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

C
UK
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 96 105
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Permanent jobs citing C 2574 3042 3206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.95% 2.94% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.32% 5.67% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2060 2335 2434
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 48382 53611 56597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.48% 51.87% 50.97%
Number of salaries quoted 41191 46339 48109
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 29 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 29 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 -1 2449 £46,000 -1.07% 418
London -32 630 £60,000 -4.00% 97
South East +5 579 £45,000 - 79
South West +18 390 £40,000 -5.88% 48
East of England -1 315 £47,500 +14.45% 87
Cambridgeshire +11 247 £50,000 +11.11% 77
Cambridge +9 223 £50,000 +11.11% 67
North West +7 168 £40,000 -15.78% 26
Yorkshire +64 147 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Manchester +23 140 £38,750 -22.50% 13
Gloucestershire 0 134 £47,500 - 8
Surrey +25 129 £46,000 +2.22% 7
Hampshire +17 124 £45,000 - 19
Bristol +23 113 £42,500 +6.25% 18
West Midlands -3 110 £40,000 +11.11% 27
Berkshire -1 106 £47,500 +2.70% 15
City of London -18 100 £70,000 - 17
Oxfordshire +4 86 £50,000 -24.81% 17
East Midlands -29 81 £40,000 +6.66% 17
West Yorkshire +35 66 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Scotland +20 65 £42,500 -8.10% 25
West Sussex -1 64 £44,000 +10.00% 7
South Yorkshire +26 50 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Crawley +5 50 £44,500 -8.71% 3
Dorset +22 44 £40,000 - 10
Somerset +19 42 £32,500 -36.58% 6
Birmingham +12 41 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Hertfordshire -53 41 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Oldham +4 34 £37,500 +56.25% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 33 £42,133 +5.33% 8

For the 6 months to 29 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 2720 (53.04%) C++
2 1791 (34.93%) Software Engineering
3 1642 (32.02%) Degree
4 1593 (31.06%) Java
5 1507 (29.39%) Linux
6 1352 (26.37%) Python
7 1163 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
8 1006 (19.62%) C#
9 963 (18.78%) Windows
10 918 (17.90%) Security Cleared
11 906 (17.67%) Computer Science
12 899 (17.53%) SQL
13 849 (16.56%) Finance
14 728 (14.20%) JavaScript
15 643 (12.54%) HTML
16 632 (12.32%) Mathematics
17 571 (11.13%) Electronics
18 538 (10.49%) .NET
19 516 (10.06%) Microsoft
20 508 (9.91%) Embedded C
21 459 (8.95%) Unix
22 456 (8.89%) OO
23 442 (8.62%) Scrum
24 435 (8.48%) SDLC
25 427 (8.33%) Oracle
26 422 (8.23%) Firmware
26 422 (8.23%) DV Cleared
27 412 (8.03%) SC Cleared
28 410 (8.00%) Perl
29 396 (7.72%) Telecoms

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
1 119 (2.32%) Apache
2 107 (2.09%) Apache Spark
3 83 (1.62%) Confluence
4 73 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
5 70 (1.37%) JBoss
6 68 (1.33%) Apache Pig
7 64 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 60 (1.17%) WebLogic
9 51 (0.99%) IIS
10 45 (0.88%) SharePoint
11 41 (0.80%) MS Exchange
12 39 (0.76%) WebSphere
13 34 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 29 (0.57%) nginx
15 27 (0.53%) CMS
16 21 (0.41%) SAS
17 18 (0.35%) OpenStack
18 15 (0.29%) Jetty
19 14 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 170 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 138 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (0.82%) Simulink
5 35 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
6 30 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 28 (0.55%) MS Visio
8 17 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
10 9 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.16%) SPSS
11 8 (0.16%) Stateflow
12 7 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 7 (0.14%) OrCAD
13 6 (0.12%) GNU Octave
14 5 (0.098%) AutoCAD
15 4 (0.078%) Maya
15 4 (0.078%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 92 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 28 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 28 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 19 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 19 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 18 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (0.29%) Infor M3
8 13 (0.25%) Teamcenter
9 12 (0.23%) Summit
10 11 (0.21%) SAP ERP
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%) Sage 200
13 5 (0.098%) SAP MM
13 5 (0.098%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 147 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (2.03%) SaaS
4 68 (1.33%) Office 365
5 56 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (0.96%) GitHub
7 42 (0.82%) Amazon S3
8 34 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (0.57%) PaaS
9 29 (0.57%) Slack
10 23 (0.45%) G Suite
11 19 (0.37%) 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%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 339 (6.61%) TCP/IP
2 277 (5.40%) Wireless
3 240 (4.68%) Ethernet
4 175 (3.41%) Internet
5 155 (3.02%) Bluetooth
6 130 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
7 127 (2.48%) HTTP
8 103 (2.01%) Firewall
9 93 (1.81%) RS-232
10 86 (1.68%) ZigBee
11 82 (1.60%) RS-485
12 68 (1.33%) GSM
13 66 (1.29%) VoIP
14 54 (1.05%) Network Security
15 51 (0.99%) DNS
16 45 (0.88%) VPN
17 44 (0.86%) 3G
18 42 (0.82%) 4G
19 39 (0.76%) LAN
20 38 (0.74%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 268 (5.23%) MySQL
3 234 (4.56%) Big Data
4 202 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 184 (3.59%) Hadoop
6 165 (3.22%) NoSQL
7 131 (2.55%) MongoDB
8 103 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 102 (1.99%) Oracle Database
10 89 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
11 88 (1.72%) Apache Hive
12 47 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 44 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 39 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 39 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 33 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
16 30 (0.59%) GIS
17 29 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 26 (0.51%) Data Mining
18 26 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 289 (5.64%) Git (software)
2 251 (4.89%) Visual Studio
3 239 (4.66%) JIRA
4 220 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 189 (3.69%) Selenium
6 164 (3.20%) Subversion
7 113 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 105 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 82 (1.60%) Cucumber
10 79 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
11 71 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 66 (1.29%) JUnit
12 66 (1.29%) Maven
13 65 (1.27%) Android Studio
13 65 (1.27%) SoapUI
14 52 (1.01%) Ant
15 39 (0.76%) JMeter
16 38 (0.74%) NUnit
17 36 (0.70%) TeamCity
18 35 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 849 (16.56%) Finance
2 571 (11.13%) Electronics
3 396 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 320 (6.24%) Banking
5 218 (4.25%) Marketing
6 204 (3.98%) Manufacturing
7 200 (3.90%) Retail
8 148 (2.89%) Military
9 134 (2.61%) Automotive
9 134 (2.61%) Games
10 102 (1.99%) Aerospace
11 75 (1.46%) Legal
12 73 (1.42%) Advertising
13 59 (1.15%) Investment Banking
14 39 (0.76%) Front Office
15 38 (0.74%) Law
16 28 (0.55%) Local Government
17 27 (0.53%) Publishing
18 25 (0.49%) Multimedia
19 19 (0.37%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 1282 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1224 (23.87%) Developer
3 611 (11.91%) Embedded Engineer
4 479 (9.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 410 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 404 (7.88%) Consultant
7 339 (6.61%) Software Developer
8 325 (6.34%) C++ Developer
9 288 (5.62%) C Software Engineer
10 262 (5.11%) Analyst
11 250 (4.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 248 (4.84%) Graduate
13 209 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
14 205 (4.00%) Embedded C Engineer
15 187 (3.65%) Architect
16 180 (3.51%) Java Developer
17 176 (3.43%) Systems Engineer
18 175 (3.41%) Firmware Engineer
19 173 (3.37%) C Developer
20 170 (3.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (12.54%) HTML
2 538 (10.49%) .NET
3 394 (7.68%) CSS
4 290 (5.66%) XML
5 259 (5.05%) Web Services
6 205 (4.00%) Spring
7 165 (3.22%) SOAP
8 159 (3.10%) ASP.NET
8 159 (3.10%) REST
9 147 (2.87%) HTML5
10 133 (2.59%) AngularJS
11 128 (2.50%) jQuery
12 127 (2.48%) JSON
13 126 (2.46%) RESTful
14 119 (2.32%) Node.js
15 111 (2.16%) Hibernate
16 108 (2.11%) Java EE
17 98 (1.91%) Middleware
18 95 (1.85%) .NET Framework
19 92 (1.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 906 (17.67%) Computer Science
2 339 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 317 (6.18%) Algorithms
4 236 (4.60%) Embedded Systems
5 190 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 187 (3.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 152 (2.96%) Mobile App
8 118 (2.30%) Device Driver
9 104 (2.03%) VHDL
10 99 (1.93%) Data Centre
11 97 (1.89%) Internet of Things
12 93 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
13 88 (1.72%) User Experience
14 75 (1.46%) Data Structures
15 73 (1.42%) Fintech
16 64 (1.25%) Verilog
17 54 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
18 42 (0.82%) CAN bus
18 42 (0.82%) Home Automation
19 40 (0.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1507 (29.39%) Linux
2 963 (18.78%) Windows
3 459 (8.95%) Unix
4 337 (6.57%) Android
5 219 (4.27%) Apple iOS
6 182 (3.55%) Embedded Linux
7 136 (2.65%) Windows Server
8 74 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 73 (1.42%) CentOS
10 63 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 61 (1.19%) Mac OS X
12 59 (1.15%) Solaris
13 58 (1.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
14 57 (1.11%) VxWorks
14 57 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (1.07%) Mac OS
16 50 (0.98%) Windows 7
17 47 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (0.43%) Windows 10
19 18 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1791 (34.93%) Software Engineering
2 1163 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 632 (12.32%) Mathematics
4 456 (8.89%) OO
5 442 (8.62%) Scrum
6 435 (8.48%) SDLC
7 345 (6.73%) Project Management
8 319 (6.22%) Multithreading
9 317 (6.18%) ITIL
10 315 (6.14%) TDD
11 309 (6.03%) DevOps
12 300 (5.85%) Analytics
13 284 (5.54%) Mentoring
14 277 (5.40%) Cybersecurity
15 255 (4.97%) Physics
16 238 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
17 222 (4.33%) Information Security
18 216 (4.21%) UML
19 194 (3.78%) Web Development
20 191 (3.72%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2720 (53.04%) C++
2 1593 (31.06%) Java
3 1352 (26.37%) Python
4 1006 (19.62%) C#
5 899 (17.53%) SQL
6 728 (14.20%) JavaScript
7 508 (9.91%) Embedded C
8 410 (8.00%) Perl
9 327 (6.38%) Ruby
10 307 (5.99%) PHP
11 279 (5.44%) Embedded C++
12 187 (3.65%) Bash Shell
13 186 (3.63%) MATLAB
14 135 (2.63%) Objective-C
15 118 (2.30%) VB
16 107 (2.09%) Assembly Language
17 105 (2.05%) Scala
18 103 (2.01%) PowerShell
19 89 (1.74%) Shell Script
20 81 (1.58%) R
Qualifications
1 1642 (32.02%) Degree
2 918 (17.90%) Security Cleared
3 422 (8.23%) DV Cleared
4 412 (8.03%) SC Cleared
5 213 (4.15%) PhD
6 103 (2.01%) CISSP
6 103 (2.01%) ISTQB
7 71 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (1.33%) ISEB
9 51 (0.99%) CREST Certified
10 47 (0.92%) CEH
10 47 (0.92%) HND
11 43 (0.84%) CISM
12 40 (0.78%) CCNA
13 39 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 39 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 38 (0.74%) CISA
15 37 (0.72%) OSCP
15 37 (0.72%) Postgraduate
16 34 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (4.50%) QA
2 58 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 53 (1.03%) SLA
4 46 (0.90%) MISRA
5 30 (0.59%) COBIT
6 25 (0.49%) JTAG
7 22 (0.43%) Def Stans
7 22 (0.43%) IEC 61508
8 20 (0.39%) ISO26262
9 19 (0.37%) DO-178B
10 18 (0.35%) PMO
11 16 (0.31%) MISRA C
12 15 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
12 15 (0.29%) ISO 14001
13 13 (0.25%) DO-254
13 13 (0.25%) JSP 440
13 13 (0.25%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.14%) Data Quality
15 6 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 422 (8.23%) Firmware
2 228 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (2.59%) Active Directory
4 111 (2.16%) Docker
5 68 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 51 (0.99%) KVM
7 46 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 19 (0.37%) HDFS
10 16 (0.31%) Apache Flume
10 16 (0.31%) NFS
11 15 (0.29%) 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%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 100 (1.95%) Puppet
2 93 (1.81%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (1.40%) Ansible
4 54 (1.05%) Kubernetes
5 26 (0.51%) Nessus
6 20 (0.39%) Nagios
7 19 (0.37%) Nmap
8 17 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (0.27%) Consul
9 14 (0.27%) SCCM
10 12 (0.23%) vCenter Server
11 10 (0.20%) Mesos
12 9 (0.18%) SELinux
12 9 (0.18%) Terraform
13 7 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.12%) Cisco UCCE
14 6 (0.12%) Cisco UCCX
14 6 (0.12%) Defensics
14 6 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
14 6 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 516 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 427 (8.33%) Oracle
3 273 (5.32%) VMware
4 140 (2.73%) Red Hat
5 125 (2.44%) Cisco
6 115 (2.24%) Google
7 106 (2.07%) EMC
8 100 (1.95%) SAP
9 67 (1.31%) HP
10 59 (1.15%) IBM
11 56 (1.09%) Adobe
12 50 (0.98%) Atlassian
13 41 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 41 (0.80%) Sun
14 33 (0.64%) Apple
15 32 (0.62%) Splunk
16 31 (0.60%) Juniper
16 31 (0.60%) Xilinx
17 30 (0.59%) Freescale
18 28 (0.55%) New Relic
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Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
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Salary: £44000 - £65000 per annum, 10% bonus and bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £27000 - £44000 per annum, excellent benefits package
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum bonus, benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Superb Benefits
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + 20% Bonus
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IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
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ECM Selection
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Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + help with relocation + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 + Benefits Package
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London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
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