The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 49 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing C 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.34% 0.53% 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 1.20% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 3
Average salary £41,250 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £26,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £38,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 166 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 48.16% 44.39% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 130 142 71
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

C
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the Bedford region.

C Salary Trend in Bedford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (25.00%) Simulink
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) GTK+
4 2 (25.00%) DO-178B
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Avionics
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (12.50%) RUP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) GTK+
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Product Management
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft