Period
to

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 16 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
16 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 155 137 145
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 -5
Permanent jobs citing C 1,716 753 205
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.45% 2.47% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.11% 3.99% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 857 547 173
10th Percentile £34,500 £37,500 £37,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £91,750 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

C is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 41,702 18,866 6,112
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.55% 61.76% 64.47%
Number of salaries quoted 23,989 15,797 5,360
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

C
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

C trend for jobs with a WFH option

C
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing C.

C salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

C
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing C over the 6 months to 16 May 2022.

C salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 16 May 2022, C job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for C.

1 769 (44.81%) Software Engineering
2 757 (44.11%) C++
3 624 (36.36%) Python
4 549 (31.99%) Agile
5 515 (30.01%) Social Skills
6 375 (21.85%) Linux
7 368 (21.45%) Java
8 326 (19.00%) SQL
8 326 (19.00%) Finance
9 293 (17.07%) JavaScript
10 258 (15.03%) Computer Science
11 250 (14.57%) AWS
12 246 (14.34%) Degree
12 246 (14.34%) DevOps
13 237 (13.81%) C#
14 228 (13.29%) Git (software)
15 226 (13.17%) Electronics
16 224 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
17 220 (12.82%) Algorithms
18 217 (12.65%) Mathematics
19 216 (12.59%) Artificial Intelligence
20 210 (12.24%) React
21 191 (11.13%) Node.js
22 186 (10.84%) CI/CD
23 183 (10.66%) Azure
24 178 (10.37%) Analytics
25 177 (10.31%) TDD
26 176 (10.26%) Machine Learning
27 151 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
28 148 (8.62%) PostgreSQL

C
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 48 (2.80%) Confluence
2 39 (2.27%) CMS
3 24 (1.40%) Apache Airflow
3 24 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.34%) Apache
5 19 (1.11%) Ethereum
6 13 (0.76%) ArcGIS
6 13 (0.76%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 7 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (0.35%) GeoServer
8 6 (0.35%) Jupyter
9 5 (0.29%) nginx
10 4 (0.23%) JBoss
10 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.17%) Drupal
11 3 (0.17%) WinCC
11 3 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 18 (1.05%) Simulink
3 15 (0.87%) AutoCAD
3 15 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
4 14 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
6 9 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (0.29%) UXPin
8 4 (0.23%) Windchill
9 3 (0.17%) Vensim
10 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.058%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.058%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.058%) Sketch
11 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.28%) Shopify
2 10 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.41%) Maximo
4 7 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.35%) SAP MDG
6 4 (0.23%) SAP SD
6 4 (0.23%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.058%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.058%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.058%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.058%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.058%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.058%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 250 (14.57%) AWS
2 183 (10.66%) Azure
3 128 (7.46%) GCP
4 116 (6.76%) GitHub
5 108 (6.29%) SaaS
6 58 (3.38%) GitHub Actions
6 58 (3.38%) Heroku
7 49 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
7 49 (2.86%) Serverless
8 29 (1.69%) Amazon S3
8 29 (1.69%) Firebase
9 19 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (1.11%) Power Platform
10 17 (0.99%) Figma
11 15 (0.87%) Microsoft 365
12 14 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.76%) Azure Sentinel
13 13 (0.76%) Google Analytics
14 12 (0.70%) AWS IoT
14 12 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (6.00%) Wireless
2 63 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
3 59 (3.44%) TCP/IP
4 31 (1.81%) MIMO
4 31 (1.81%) Modbus
4 31 (1.81%) RS-485
5 29 (1.69%) Internet
6 28 (1.63%) RS-232
7 26 (1.52%) DVB
8 25 (1.46%) Bluetooth
9 22 (1.28%) Broadband
9 22 (1.28%) RS-422
10 21 (1.22%) Firewall
11 20 (1.17%) Ethernet
12 15 (0.87%) ZigBee
13 14 (0.82%) HTTP
14 11 (0.64%) Software-Defined Radio
14 11 (0.64%) VoIP
15 10 (0.58%) DNS
15 10 (0.58%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
2 116 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 102 (5.94%) MySQL
4 62 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 61 (3.55%) SQL Server
6 41 (2.39%) Big Data
7 34 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 33 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (1.52%) Redis
10 16 (0.93%) BigQuery
11 15 (0.87%) Power BI
12 14 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.64%) Looker
14 10 (0.58%) DB2
15 9 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
16 8 (0.47%) GIS
16 8 (0.47%) Spotfire
17 7 (0.41%) HBase
18 6 (0.35%) Neo4j
18 6 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 228 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 100 (5.83%) Jenkins
3 96 (5.59%) JIRA
4 46 (2.68%) GitLab
5 36 (2.10%) Visual Studio
6 35 (2.04%) GDB
7 30 (1.75%) SonarQube
8 24 (1.40%) JMeter
9 23 (1.34%) Selenium
10 21 (1.22%) CMake
10 21 (1.22%) GCC
11 18 (1.05%) Maven
12 17 (0.99%) Postman
13 16 (0.93%) Bitbucket
13 16 (0.93%) LoadRunner
13 16 (0.93%) NeoLoad
14 12 (0.70%) TeamCity
15 11 (0.64%) JUnit
15 11 (0.64%) Mockito
16 10 (0.58%) CircleCI
General
1 515 (30.01%) Social Skills
2 326 (19.00%) Finance
3 226 (13.17%) Electronics
4 151 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
5 131 (7.63%) Marketing
6 128 (7.46%) Banking
7 96 (5.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 91 (5.30%) Retail
9 87 (5.07%) Public Sector
10 79 (4.60%) Telecoms
11 55 (3.21%) Games
11 55 (3.21%) Manufacturing
12 53 (3.09%) Front Office
13 47 (2.74%) Aerospace
14 44 (2.56%) Automotive
15 36 (2.10%) Publishing
16 30 (1.75%) Legal
17 26 (1.52%) Organisational Skills
18 23 (1.34%) Presentation Skills
19 22 (1.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 476 (27.74%) Software Engineer
2 279 (16.26%) Developer
3 145 (8.45%) Embedded Engineer
4 114 (6.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 112 (6.53%) Senior Software Engineer
6 111 (6.47%) Architect
7 88 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 70 (4.08%) C Software Engineer
9 59 (3.44%) Data Scientist
10 55 (3.21%) Senior Developer
10 55 (3.21%) Software Developer
11 53 (3.09%) Finance Manager
11 53 (3.09%) Technical Manager
12 52 (3.03%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 51 (2.97%) Technology Architect
14 50 (2.91%) Senior Data Scientist
15 49 (2.86%) Data Engineer
16 44 (2.56%) Firmware Engineer
17 40 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
18 39 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (12.24%) React
2 191 (11.13%) Node.js
3 128 (7.46%) HTML
4 92 (5.36%) CSS
5 78 (4.55%) .NET
6 62 (3.61%) AngularJS
6 62 (3.61%) NumPy
7 56 (3.26%) REST
8 45 (2.62%) Pandas
8 45 (2.62%) scikit-learn
9 44 (2.56%) Kafka
10 43 (2.51%) Web Services
11 42 (2.45%) PyTorch
11 42 (2.45%) TensorFlow
12 40 (2.33%) RESTful
13 38 (2.21%) Caffe
14 36 (2.10%) jQuery
14 36 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (2.04%) OAuth
15 35 (2.04%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 220 (12.82%) Algorithms
2 97 (5.65%) User Experience
3 93 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
4 89 (5.19%) Embedded Systems
5 86 (5.01%) ARM Cortex
6 80 (4.66%) IoT
7 63 (3.67%) Legacy Code
8 60 (3.50%) NHS
9 59 (3.44%) Mobile App
10 54 (3.15%) Derivative
10 54 (3.15%) Equities
10 54 (3.15%) Fixed Income
10 54 (3.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 54 (3.15%) FPGA
11 43 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
12 42 (2.45%) Blockchain
13 41 (2.39%) Cyberattack
14 40 (2.33%) Legacy Systems
15 39 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
16 36 (2.10%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 375 (21.85%) Linux
2 85 (4.95%) Android
3 73 (4.25%) Unix
3 73 (4.25%) Windows
4 49 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 30 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.57%) CentOS
7 26 (1.52%) FreeRTOS
8 10 (0.58%) ThreadX
9 8 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.47%) OpenWrt
10 7 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.23%) Debian
13 4 (0.23%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.12%) AIX
14 2 (0.12%) HPUX
14 2 (0.12%) SafeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 769 (44.81%) Software Engineering
2 549 (31.99%) Agile
3 258 (15.03%) Computer Science
4 246 (14.34%) DevOps
5 224 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
6 217 (12.65%) Mathematics
7 216 (12.59%) Artificial Intelligence
8 186 (10.84%) CI/CD
9 178 (10.37%) Analytics
10 177 (10.31%) TDD
11 176 (10.26%) Machine Learning
12 147 (8.57%) Scrum
13 144 (8.39%) Mentoring
14 143 (8.33%) Full Stack Development
15 134 (7.81%) Test Automation
16 133 (7.75%) Data Science
17 130 (7.58%) Fintech
18 121 (7.05%) E-Commerce
19 112 (6.53%) Project Management
20 111 (6.47%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 757 (44.11%) C++
2 624 (36.36%) Python
3 368 (21.45%) Java
4 326 (19.00%) SQL
5 293 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 237 (13.81%) C#
7 133 (7.75%) Go
8 129 (7.52%) TypeScript
9 122 (7.11%) Embedded C
10 92 (5.36%) MATLAB
11 78 (4.55%) Rust
12 76 (4.43%) PHP
12 76 (4.43%) R
13 62 (3.61%) Ruby
14 61 (3.55%) Bash
15 42 (2.45%) Ada
16 37 (2.16%) Embedded C++
17 36 (2.10%) Perl
18 33 (1.92%) ES6
19 29 (1.69%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 246 (14.34%) Degree
2 109 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 92 (5.36%) PhD
4 65 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 64 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.64%) CISM
7 11 (0.64%) CISSP
7 11 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.47%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.35%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.29%) HND
11 5 (0.29%) OSCP
12 4 (0.23%) CESG Certified Professional
12 4 (0.23%) HNC
12 4 (0.23%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.17%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (6.35%) QA
2 40 (2.33%) Accessibility
3 28 (1.63%) MISRA
4 27 (1.57%) Def Stans
5 25 (1.46%) SLA
6 20 (1.17%) GDPR
7 18 (1.05%) DO-178B
8 17 (0.99%) PMO
9 12 (0.70%) IEC 61508
9 12 (0.70%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.52%) NIST
11 8 (0.47%) ISO 26262
12 6 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.29%) IEC 62304
13 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.23%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.23%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.23%) JTAG
14 4 (0.23%) MISRA C
15 3 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 146 (8.51%) Firmware
2 112 (6.53%) Docker
3 16 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (0.87%) Active Directory
5 10 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 6 (0.35%) Ceph
7 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.23%) Xen
8 2 (0.12%) Lustre
8 2 (0.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.058%) NFS
9 1 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.058%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 121 (7.05%) Kubernetes
2 72 (4.20%) Terraform
3 44 (2.56%) Ansible
4 22 (1.28%) Grafana
5 20 (1.17%) Puppet
6 8 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.35%) Kustomize
7 6 (0.35%) Nagios
7 6 (0.35%) SCCM
8 4 (0.23%) Bugsnag
8 4 (0.23%) Kibana
8 4 (0.23%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.23%) Proxmox
8 4 (0.23%) PTC Integrity
8 4 (0.23%) systemd
8 4 (0.23%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.17%) SCOM
10 2 (0.12%) Mesos
10 2 (0.12%) Oozie
10 2 (0.12%) QRadar
Vendors
1 125 (7.28%) Google
2 113 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 55 (3.21%) Oracle
4 53 (3.09%) BISAM
5 40 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (1.75%) SAP
7 27 (1.57%) EMC
8 24 (1.40%) Intel
9 20 (1.17%) AppDynamics
9 20 (1.17%) Dynatrace
10 18 (1.05%) New Relic
11 16 (0.93%) Adobe
11 16 (0.93%) Micro Focus
12 15 (0.87%) ANSYS
12 15 (0.87%) IBM
12 15 (0.87%) VMware
13 12 (0.70%) Siemens
14 11 (0.64%) ServiceNow
15 10 (0.58%) QNX
16 8 (0.47%) Facebook