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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 19 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 187 186 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.99% 9.94% 14.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.68% 14.79% 20.44%
Number of salaries quoted 166 166 230
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.26%
C
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
950 1258 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.97% 67.24% 70.59%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1085 1178
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

C Salary Trend in Cambridge

C
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

1 344 (79.45%) C++
2 208 (48.04%) Python
3 207 (47.81%) Software Engineering
4 200 (46.19%) Degree
5 163 (37.64%) Computer Science
6 157 (36.26%) Linux
7 97 (22.40%) Java
8 92 (21.25%) Perl
9 87 (20.09%) C#
10 86 (19.86%) Electronics
11 72 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
12 71 (16.40%) Embedded C
13 64 (14.78%) Windows
13 64 (14.78%) OO
14 63 (14.55%) JavaScript
15 58 (13.39%) HTML
16 55 (12.70%) Embedded C++
17 53 (12.24%) Algorithms
18 46 (10.62%) .NET
19 45 (10.39%) Mathematics
20 42 (9.70%) Android
21 41 (9.47%) UNIX
22 40 (9.24%) Mentoring
23 39 (9.01%) Wireless
23 39 (9.01%) OOD
24 38 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
25 36 (8.31%) Embedded Systems
25 36 (8.31%) PHP
25 36 (8.31%) SQL
26 32 (7.39%) Apple iOS

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (2.31%) Node.js
2 9 (2.08%) Apache
3 7 (1.62%) Confluence
3 7 (1.62%) OpenStack
4 4 (0.92%) IIS
4 4 (0.92%) DNN
4 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.46%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.46%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.46%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.39%) SOLIDWORKS
1 6 (1.39%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 6 (1.39%) PTC Creo
2 4 (0.92%) Revit
2 4 (0.92%) MicroStation
2 4 (0.92%) Solid Edge
2 4 (0.92%) Siemens NX
2 4 (0.92%) MS Office
2 4 (0.92%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.16%) SaaS
2 10 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (9.01%) Wireless
2 31 (7.16%) TCP/IP
3 25 (5.77%) Internet
4 24 (5.54%) ZigBee
5 21 (4.85%) Bluetooth
6 20 (4.62%) Ethernet
7 11 (2.54%) HTTP
8 10 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (2.08%) ICMP
10 8 (1.85%) LTE
11 7 (1.62%) 3G
11 7 (1.62%) Intranet
11 7 (1.62%) 3GPP
12 5 (1.15%) 4G
12 5 (1.15%) Skype
12 5 (1.15%) Firewall
13 4 (0.92%) Wireshark
13 4 (0.92%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.92%) SSL
13 4 (0.92%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.70%) MySQL
2 15 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.08%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.39%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.15%) Neo4j
6 5 (1.15%) CouchDB
6 5 (1.15%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.69%) Firebird
7 3 (0.69%) Big Data
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (5.31%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.08%) Eclipse
3 15 (3.46%) Visual Studio
3 15 (3.46%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.77%) JIRA
5 11 (2.54%) Subversion
6 9 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.85%) CruiseControl
7 8 (1.85%) GCC
8 6 (1.39%) Redmine
8 6 (1.39%) SCons
8 6 (1.39%) QADirector
8 6 (1.39%) Selenium
9 4 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.69%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.69%) GDB
11 2 (0.46%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.46%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.46%) Gerrit
12 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 86 (19.86%) Electronics
2 25 (5.77%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.23%) Multimedia
3 14 (3.23%) Automotive
4 11 (2.54%) Finance
5 10 (2.31%) Marketing
6 9 (2.08%) Banking
6 9 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.39%) Games
8 2 (0.46%) Military
8 2 (0.46%) Retail
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Publishing
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 185 (42.73%) Software Engineer
2 118 (27.25%) Developer
3 62 (14.32%) Software Developer
4 47 (10.85%) Graduate
5 40 (9.24%) C++ Developer
6 35 (8.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 33 (7.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 27 (6.24%) Team Leader
9 25 (5.77%) Programmer
10 24 (5.54%) Author
10 24 (5.54%) Technical Author
11 22 (5.08%) Test Engineer
12 20 (4.62%) C# Software Engineer
12 20 (4.62%) .NET Software Engineer
13 18 (4.16%) Software Programmer
13 18 (4.16%) Software Team Leader
14 17 (3.93%) Senior Technical Author
15 16 (3.70%) C Developer
15 16 (3.70%) Development Engineer
15 16 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (13.39%) HTML
2 46 (10.62%) .NET
3 30 (6.93%) XML
4 29 (6.70%) CSS
5 23 (5.31%) Web Services
6 18 (4.16%) XSLT
7 13 (3.00%) jQuery
8 10 (2.31%) HTML5
9 9 (2.08%) LAMP
9 9 (2.08%) REST
10 8 (1.85%) Django
11 7 (1.62%) Ajax
12 6 (1.39%) JSON
12 6 (1.39%) OpenCL
13 5 (1.15%) OpenGL ES
13 5 (1.15%) Direct3D
13 5 (1.15%) Spring
13 5 (1.15%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.15%) POSIX
13 5 (1.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 163 (37.64%) Computer Science
2 53 (12.24%) Algorithms
3 45 (10.39%) Mathematics
4 38 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (8.31%) Embedded Systems
6 30 (6.93%) Physics
7 23 (5.31%) Mechatronics
8 21 (4.85%) Device Driver
9 20 (4.62%) Robotics
10 16 (3.70%) Verilog
11 13 (3.00%) Cryptography
12 12 (2.77%) Smartphone
12 12 (2.77%) CUDA
12 12 (2.77%) Internet of Things
12 12 (2.77%) User Experience
13 11 (2.54%) Visualisation
14 9 (2.08%) Data Centre
15 8 (1.85%) Management Information System
16 7 (1.62%) VHDL
16 7 (1.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 157 (36.26%) Linux
2 64 (14.78%) Windows
3 42 (9.70%) Android
4 41 (9.47%) UNIX
5 32 (7.39%) Apple iOS
6 22 (5.08%) Embedded Linux
7 14 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.92%) AIX
8 4 (0.92%) HPUX
8 4 (0.92%) Solaris
9 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.23%) Tizen
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.23%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.23%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (47.81%) Software Engineering
2 72 (16.63%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (14.78%) OO
4 40 (9.24%) Mentoring
5 39 (9.01%) OOD
6 27 (6.24%) Scrum
7 25 (5.77%) Data Analysis
8 23 (5.31%) Line Management
9 21 (4.85%) Test Scripting
9 21 (4.85%) Multithreading
9 21 (4.85%) Open Source
10 18 (4.16%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (3.93%) Content Management
11 17 (3.93%) Coaching
11 17 (3.93%) SDLC
12 16 (3.70%) Test Automation
13 15 (3.46%) Automated Testing
13 15 (3.46%) Project Management
14 13 (3.00%) Benchmarking
14 13 (3.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 344 (79.45%) C++
2 208 (48.04%) Python
3 97 (22.40%) Java
4 92 (21.25%) Perl
5 87 (20.09%) C#
6 71 (16.40%) Embedded C
7 63 (14.55%) JavaScript
8 55 (12.70%) Embedded C++
9 36 (8.31%) PHP
9 36 (8.31%) SQL
10 30 (6.93%) Bash Shell
11 29 (6.70%) MATLAB
12 23 (5.31%) Assembly Language
13 16 (3.70%) Shell Script
14 15 (3.46%) Objective-C
15 13 (3.00%) Ruby
16 8 (1.85%) Go
17 7 (1.62%) R
18 5 (1.15%) Haskell
19 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 200 (46.19%) Degree
2 15 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.85%) PhD
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.69%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.46%) APMP
6 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.46%) MCP
6 2 (0.46%) MCSE
6 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.85%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) JTAG
2 2 (0.46%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.23%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
System Software
1 27 (6.24%) Firmware
2 8 (1.85%) Xen
3 7 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.62%) Docker
4 6 (1.39%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.39%) KVM
5 5 (1.15%) LXC
5 5 (1.15%) Slurm Workload Manager
6 4 (0.92%) Squid
6 4 (0.92%) Varnish
7 3 (0.69%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) Mesos
2 2 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.23%) Puppet
3 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.00%) Perforce
3 12 (2.77%) Atlassian
4 10 (2.31%) Oracle
5 9 (2.08%) VMware
6 8 (1.85%) Autodesk
7 6 (1.39%) Coverity
7 6 (1.39%) Synopsys
8 5 (1.15%) EMC
8 5 (1.15%) Pegasus
9 4 (0.92%) PTC
9 4 (0.92%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 3 (0.69%) QNX
10 3 (0.69%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.46%) ESRI
11 2 (0.46%) Google
11 2 (0.46%) Sophos
11 2 (0.46%) Atmel
11 2 (0.46%) Lumension
11 2 (0.46%) Rackspace
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