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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 39 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 94 271 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.22% 16.81% 15.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.99% 25.16% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 72 217 206
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
941 1077 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.24% 66.81% 64.05%
Number of salaries quoted 775 877 790
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 188 (64.60%) C++
2 156 (53.61%) Software Engineering
3 104 (35.74%) Python
4 88 (30.24%) Linux
5 82 (28.18%) Degree
6 57 (19.59%) Java
6 57 (19.59%) Computer Science
7 56 (19.24%) C#
8 55 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
9 52 (17.87%) Embedded C
10 50 (17.18%) Electronics
11 38 (13.06%) Algorithms
12 34 (11.68%) Cryptography
13 33 (11.34%) Mathematics
13 33 (11.34%) Windows
14 32 (11.00%) Wireless
15 28 (9.62%) Device Driver
16 26 (8.93%) Scrum
16 26 (8.93%) Unix
16 26 (8.93%) Perl
16 26 (8.93%) PhD
17 25 (8.59%) Firmware
17 25 (8.59%) Telecoms
17 25 (8.59%) Mentoring
18 24 (8.25%) Oracle
19 23 (7.90%) Physics
20 22 (7.56%) Secure Coding
21 21 (7.22%) Multithreading
21 21 (7.22%) Embedded Linux
21 21 (7.22%) Configuration Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 16 (5.50%) CMS
2 3 (1.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (4.47%) MS Project
2 6 (2.06%) Simulink
3 3 (1.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.06%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.00%) Wireless
2 18 (6.19%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.84%) Bluetooth
4 15 (5.15%) Internet
4 15 (5.15%) Skype
5 11 (3.78%) 802.15
5 11 (3.78%) ZigBee
6 8 (2.75%) Ethernet
7 7 (2.41%) SSL
8 6 (2.06%) HTTP
8 6 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.37%) X.509
10 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.03%) RIP
11 2 (0.69%) TETRA
12 1 (0.34%) 3G
12 1 (0.34%) DNS
12 1 (0.34%) IGMP
12 1 (0.34%) LTE
12 1 (0.34%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.34%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (3.44%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.06%) LabVIEW
2 6 (2.06%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.37%) ClearCase
3 4 (1.37%) JIRA
4 3 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.69%) Subversion
5 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.34%) AQtime
6 1 (0.34%) dotTrace
General
1 50 (17.18%) Electronics
2 25 (8.59%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.47%) Automotive
4 11 (3.78%) Finance
5 6 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.06%) Marketing
6 5 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.37%) Banking
7 4 (1.37%) Retail
8 3 (1.03%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.34%) Billing
9 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (31.62%) Software Engineer
2 71 (24.40%) Developer
3 33 (11.34%) C++ Software Engineer
4 30 (10.31%) C Developer
5 27 (9.28%) C Software Engineer
5 27 (9.28%) Embedded Engineer
6 26 (8.93%) Embedded Developer
7 23 (7.90%) Embedded C Developer
7 23 (7.90%) Linux Developer
8 22 (7.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 19 (6.53%) Linux Engineer
9 19 (6.53%) Software Developer
10 18 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 17 (5.84%) C++ Developer
12 16 (5.50%) Author
12 16 (5.50%) Senior Technical Author
12 16 (5.50%) Technical Author
13 15 (5.15%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 15 (5.15%) Project Manager
14 14 (4.81%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.81%) .NET
2 11 (3.78%) 802.1X
3 8 (2.75%) HTML
4 7 (2.41%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.72%) Ajax
5 5 (1.72%) CSS
5 5 (1.72%) JSON
5 5 (1.72%) Middleware
5 5 (1.72%) REST
6 4 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.37%) Web Services
7 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.03%) OpenGL
7 3 (1.03%) STL
8 2 (0.69%) CGI
8 2 (0.69%) OpenCL
8 2 (0.69%) OpenCV
8 2 (0.69%) POSIX
8 2 (0.69%) Servlets
8 2 (0.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.59%) Computer Science
2 38 (13.06%) Algorithms
3 34 (11.68%) Cryptography
4 33 (11.34%) Mathematics
5 28 (9.62%) Device Driver
6 23 (7.90%) Physics
7 16 (5.50%) Data Structures
7 16 (5.50%) Embedded Systems
8 12 (4.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 9 (3.09%) Digital Media
10 8 (2.75%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (2.06%) Verilog
11 6 (2.06%) VHDL
12 5 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.37%) 3D Graphics
13 4 (1.37%) FMCG
13 4 (1.37%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.37%) Visualisation
14 3 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 88 (30.24%) Linux
2 33 (11.34%) Windows
3 26 (8.93%) Unix
4 21 (7.22%) Embedded Linux
5 15 (5.15%) Android
6 7 (2.41%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.72%) Windows CE
8 3 (1.03%) AIX
8 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.03%) HPUX
8 3 (1.03%) Solaris
9 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.34%) Tizen
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (53.61%) Software Engineering
2 55 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (8.93%) Scrum
4 25 (8.59%) Mentoring
5 22 (7.56%) Secure Coding
6 21 (7.22%) Configuration Management
6 21 (7.22%) Multithreading
7 20 (6.87%) Coaching
8 19 (6.53%) SDLC
9 18 (6.19%) Open Source
9 18 (6.19%) Project Management
9 18 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (5.84%) Time Management
11 16 (5.50%) Content Management
11 16 (5.50%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (5.15%) PRINCE2
12 15 (5.15%) Software Testing
12 15 (5.15%) Test Scripting
13 14 (4.81%) Integration Testing
14 13 (4.47%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (64.60%) C++
2 104 (35.74%) Python
3 57 (19.59%) Java
4 56 (19.24%) C#
5 52 (17.87%) Embedded C
6 26 (8.93%) Perl
7 19 (6.53%) Embedded C++
7 19 (6.53%) SQL
8 14 (4.81%) MATLAB
9 12 (4.12%) TTCN
10 10 (3.44%) Bash Shell
11 9 (3.09%) R
12 8 (2.75%) Fortran
12 8 (2.75%) JavaScript
13 6 (2.06%) Erlang
13 6 (2.06%) VB
14 4 (1.37%) PHP
14 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.03%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 82 (28.18%) Degree
2 26 (8.93%) PhD
3 18 (6.19%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 12 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) APMP
7 1 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.12%) JTAG
1 12 (4.12%) QA
2 6 (2.06%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (0.34%) MISRA
System Software
1 25 (8.59%) Firmware
2 9 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.41%) Xen
4 6 (2.06%) Docker
4 6 (2.06%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.37%) LXC
6 1 (0.34%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (8.25%) Oracle
2 9 (3.09%) VMware
3 8 (2.75%) Lauterbach
4 6 (2.06%) Autodesk
4 6 (2.06%) PTC
5 5 (1.72%) EMC
5 5 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.72%) QNX
6 3 (1.03%) Lotus
6 3 (1.03%) Perforce
6 3 (1.03%) Twitter
7 2 (0.69%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.69%) Coverity
7 2 (0.69%) Facebook
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