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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 11 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing C 286 223 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.78% 15.07% 14.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.14% 23.62% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 202 202 240
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
1094 944 1477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.20% 63.78% 72.79%
Number of salaries quoted 872 809 1275
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 21 November 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 284 (58.92%) Software Engineering
2 283 (58.71%) C++
3 226 (46.89%) Python
4 207 (42.95%) Degree
5 181 (37.55%) Java
6 176 (36.51%) Linux
7 137 (28.42%) Computer Science
8 131 (27.18%) C#
9 106 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
10 93 (19.29%) HTML
11 83 (17.22%) Windows
12 78 (16.18%) Mathematics
13 77 (15.98%) Embedded C
14 71 (14.73%) Algorithms
15 66 (13.69%) Perl
16 65 (13.49%) Wireless
17 64 (13.28%) Electronics
18 63 (13.07%) CSS
19 60 (12.45%) .NET
20 57 (11.83%) JavaScript
21 56 (11.62%) OO
22 54 (11.20%) Embedded Systems
23 46 (9.54%) UNIX
24 45 (9.34%) Device Driver
24 45 (9.34%) Marketing
25 44 (9.13%) Telecoms
26 43 (8.92%) Mentoring
27 38 (7.88%) Cryptography
27 38 (7.88%) Open Source
28 36 (7.47%) Scrum

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 26 (5.39%) Confluence
2 13 (2.70%) OpenStack
2 13 (2.70%) CloudStack
3 9 (1.87%) Apache
4 6 (1.24%) Node.js
5 4 (0.83%) SAS
6 2 (0.41%) IIS
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (3.53%) Simulink
2 5 (1.04%) Stateflow
2 5 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.04%) TargetLink
3 3 (0.62%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.41%) MS Office
5 1 (0.21%) MS Project
5 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.60%) SaaS
2 5 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.49%) Wireless
2 33 (6.85%) TCP/IP
3 31 (6.43%) Internet
4 30 (6.22%) Ethernet
5 20 (4.15%) 3G
6 18 (3.73%) ZigBee
7 15 (3.11%) LTE
8 13 (2.70%) iSCSI
9 12 (2.49%) 4G
9 12 (2.49%) 2G
9 12 (2.49%) GSM
10 9 (1.87%) Bluetooth
10 9 (1.87%) SAN
10 9 (1.87%) RTP
10 9 (1.87%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (1.66%) NAS
11 8 (1.66%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 8 (1.66%) SNMP
11 8 (1.66%) 802.15
12 7 (1.45%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.02%) MySQL
2 12 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.24%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.21%) Firebird
6 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 26 (5.39%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.11%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.66%) Maven
4 8 (1.66%) LabVIEW
4 8 (1.66%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.04%) Hudson
7 4 (0.83%) Valgrind
7 4 (0.83%) CppUnit
7 4 (0.83%) CMake
7 4 (0.83%) Ant
7 4 (0.83%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.83%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.83%) Subversion
8 3 (0.62%) JIRA
8 3 (0.62%) GCC
9 2 (0.41%) Redmine
9 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.41%) JUnit
General
1 64 (13.28%) Electronics
2 45 (9.34%) Marketing
3 44 (9.13%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.85%) Manufacturing
5 30 (6.22%) Finance
6 22 (4.56%) Multimedia
7 20 (4.15%) Automotive
8 9 (1.87%) Banking
9 7 (1.45%) Military
9 7 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) French Language
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 218 (45.23%) Software Engineer
2 86 (17.84%) Developer
3 52 (10.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 41 (8.51%) Test Engineer
5 39 (8.09%) Author
5 39 (8.09%) Technical Author
6 33 (6.85%) Senior Software Engineer
7 32 (6.64%) Graduate
7 32 (6.64%) Software Developer
8 24 (4.98%) Architect
9 22 (4.56%) Software Architect
10 21 (4.36%) Linux Engineer
11 16 (3.32%) Graduate Developer
11 16 (3.32%) Web Developer
12 15 (3.11%) Software Test Engineer
12 15 (3.11%) Development Engineer
13 13 (2.70%) Senior Technical Author
14 12 (2.49%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
14 12 (2.49%) Test and Integration Engineer
14 12 (2.49%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (19.29%) HTML
2 63 (13.07%) CSS
3 60 (12.45%) .NET
4 35 (7.26%) XML
5 19 (3.94%) jQuery
6 14 (2.90%) Web Services
7 13 (2.70%) XSLT
8 11 (2.28%) ASP.NET
9 10 (2.07%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (1.87%) Middleware
10 9 (1.87%) JCE
11 8 (1.66%) Ajax
11 8 (1.66%) XSL
11 8 (1.66%) J2EE
12 6 (1.24%) XHTML
12 6 (1.24%) CGI
12 6 (1.24%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (1.24%) LAMP
12 6 (1.24%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.24%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 137 (28.42%) Computer Science
2 78 (16.18%) Mathematics
3 71 (14.73%) Algorithms
4 54 (11.20%) Embedded Systems
5 45 (9.34%) Device Driver
6 38 (7.88%) Cryptography
6 38 (7.88%) Open Source
7 30 (6.22%) Physics
8 26 (5.39%) User Experience
9 25 (5.19%) PKI
10 15 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (2.90%) Smart Meter
12 12 (2.49%) Management Information System
13 10 (2.07%) Smartphone
13 10 (2.07%) STB
13 10 (2.07%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.87%) MPEG
15 8 (1.66%) IPTV
16 7 (1.45%) Streaming Video
16 7 (1.45%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 176 (36.51%) Linux
2 83 (17.22%) Windows
3 46 (9.54%) UNIX
4 34 (7.05%) Embedded Linux
5 22 (4.56%) Apple iOS
6 16 (3.32%) Android
7 12 (2.49%) Solaris
8 11 (2.28%) AIX
8 11 (2.28%) HPUX
9 6 (1.24%) Debian
10 4 (0.83%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (58.92%) Software Engineering
2 106 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (11.62%) OO
4 43 (8.92%) Mentoring
5 36 (7.47%) Scrum
6 33 (6.85%) Information Security
7 30 (6.22%) Software Architecture
8 26 (5.39%) Data Protection
9 23 (4.77%) Signal Processing
10 22 (4.56%) Product Management
11 20 (4.15%) Automated Testing
12 18 (3.73%) Configuration Management
13 15 (3.11%) Memory Management
14 14 (2.90%) Integration Testing
14 14 (2.90%) Multithreading
14 14 (2.90%) Web Development
15 13 (2.70%) Content Management
15 13 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (2.70%) Coaching
16 12 (2.49%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 283 (58.71%) C++
2 226 (46.89%) Python
3 181 (37.55%) Java
4 131 (27.18%) C#
5 77 (15.98%) Embedded C
6 66 (13.69%) Perl
7 57 (11.83%) JavaScript
8 35 (7.26%) MATLAB
9 33 (6.85%) SQL
10 29 (6.02%) PHP
11 20 (4.15%) Embedded C++
12 19 (3.94%) Bash Shell
13 15 (3.11%) Objective-C
13 15 (3.11%) Assembly Language
14 13 (2.70%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.28%) Ruby
16 10 (2.07%) R
16 10 (2.07%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 207 (42.95%) Degree
2 27 (5.60%) PhD
2 27 (5.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.24%) CISSP
4 4 (0.83%) ISEB
4 4 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.62%) CEH
5 3 (0.62%) CISMP
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.36%) QA
2 13 (2.70%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.24%) JTAG
3 6 (1.24%) SLA
4 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (6.02%) Firmware
2 12 (2.49%) Xen
3 9 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.87%) XenServer
4 6 (1.24%) KVM
5 2 (0.41%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 28 (5.81%) Atlassian
2 25 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.90%) Oracle
4 9 (1.87%) VMware
4 9 (1.87%) Citrix
5 6 (1.24%) Perforce
6 4 (0.83%) MKS
6 4 (0.83%) Coverity
6 4 (0.83%) Synopsys
7 3 (0.62%) ION Trading
7 3 (0.62%) EMC
7 3 (0.62%) Nokia
8 2 (0.41%) Apple
8 2 (0.41%) Quark
8 2 (0.41%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.21%) Talend
9 1 (0.21%) Tableau
9 1 (0.21%) MathWorks
9 1 (0.21%) HP
9 1 (0.21%) Wind River
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