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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 19 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing C 210 191 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.16% 10.60% 13.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.32% 15.59% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 191 176 230
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
985 1225 1356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.42% 67.98% 68.04%
Number of salaries quoted 881 1085 1227
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £50,500
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 24 April 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 359 (74.48%) C++
2 231 (47.93%) Software Engineering
3 228 (47.30%) Python
4 222 (46.06%) Degree
5 181 (37.55%) Linux
6 176 (36.51%) Computer Science
7 106 (21.99%) Java
8 98 (20.33%) Perl
8 98 (20.33%) C#
9 91 (18.88%) Electronics
10 80 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
11 75 (15.56%) HTML
12 74 (15.35%) Embedded C
13 72 (14.94%) Windows
14 71 (14.73%) OO
15 70 (14.52%) JavaScript
16 62 (12.86%) Algorithms
17 53 (11.00%) Embedded C++
18 52 (10.79%) .NET
19 50 (10.37%) Wireless
19 50 (10.37%) Mentoring
20 47 (9.75%) Mathematics
21 43 (8.92%) PHP
21 43 (8.92%) CSS
22 42 (8.71%) SQL
23 41 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (8.51%) Embedded Systems
24 40 (8.30%) Android
25 39 (8.09%) MySQL
25 39 (8.09%) TCP/IP

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (2.70%) Node.js
2 11 (2.28%) Confluence
3 8 (1.66%) Apache
4 7 (1.45%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.04%) IIS
6 4 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.62%) SAS
7 3 (0.62%) DNN
8 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.41%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.04%) Simulink
2 4 (0.83%) MS Office
3 3 (0.62%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 2 (0.41%) PTC Creo
4 2 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.22%) SaaS
2 12 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.37%) Wireless
2 39 (8.09%) TCP/IP
3 32 (6.64%) Ethernet
4 31 (6.43%) ZigBee
5 25 (5.19%) Bluetooth
5 25 (5.19%) Internet
6 10 (2.07%) HTTP
7 9 (1.87%) ICMP
8 8 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.66%) 3G
8 8 (1.66%) LTE
9 7 (1.45%) 3GPP
9 7 (1.45%) Intranet
10 6 (1.24%) Firewall
10 6 (1.24%) 802.15
10 6 (1.24%) SSL
10 6 (1.24%) 4G
11 5 (1.04%) Network Security
12 4 (0.83%) Wireshark
12 4 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.09%) MySQL
2 21 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.32%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.07%) SQL Server
6 9 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.04%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.04%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.04%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.62%) Big Data
9 3 (0.62%) Firebird
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.19%) Eclipse
3 24 (4.98%) Visual Studio
4 15 (3.11%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.70%) JIRA
6 11 (2.28%) Subversion
7 9 (1.87%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.66%) CruiseControl
9 7 (1.45%) QADirector
9 7 (1.45%) Selenium
10 6 (1.24%) LabVIEW
10 6 (1.24%) GCC
10 6 (1.24%) Redmine
10 6 (1.24%) SCons
11 4 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.62%) FitNesse
13 2 (0.41%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.41%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.41%) Gerrit
14 1 (0.21%) GDB
General
1 91 (18.88%) Electronics
2 31 (6.43%) Manufacturing
3 16 (3.32%) Marketing
4 15 (3.11%) Multimedia
4 15 (3.11%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.11%) Automotive
5 14 (2.90%) Finance
6 10 (2.07%) Banking
7 6 (1.24%) Games
8 5 (1.04%) Military
9 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.41%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) German Language
11 1 (0.21%) Advertising
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 203 (42.12%) Software Engineer
2 135 (28.01%) Developer
3 71 (14.73%) Software Developer
4 53 (11.00%) Graduate
5 46 (9.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 41 (8.51%) C++ Developer
7 35 (7.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 31 (6.43%) Test Engineer
8 31 (6.43%) Author
8 31 (6.43%) Technical Author
9 30 (6.22%) Team Leader
10 25 (5.19%) Programmer
11 23 (4.77%) Web Developer
11 23 (4.77%) Software Team Leader
12 20 (4.15%) Senior Technical Author
13 19 (3.94%) Software Programmer
14 18 (3.73%) Development Engineer
14 18 (3.73%) .NET Software Engineer
14 18 (3.73%) C# Software Engineer
15 17 (3.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (15.56%) HTML
2 52 (10.79%) .NET
3 43 (8.92%) CSS
4 36 (7.47%) XML
5 26 (5.39%) Web Services
6 22 (4.56%) jQuery
7 21 (4.36%) XSLT
8 12 (2.49%) LAMP
9 11 (2.28%) Django
9 11 (2.28%) HTML5
10 9 (1.87%) REST
11 8 (1.66%) Ajax
12 7 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
12 7 (1.45%) XHTML
13 6 (1.24%) SOAP
13 6 (1.24%) JSON
14 5 (1.04%) Spring
14 5 (1.04%) Hibernate
14 5 (1.04%) POSIX
14 5 (1.04%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 176 (36.51%) Computer Science
2 62 (12.86%) Algorithms
3 47 (9.75%) Mathematics
4 41 (8.51%) Embedded Systems
4 41 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (6.22%) Device Driver
6 26 (5.39%) Open Source
7 21 (4.36%) Physics
7 21 (4.36%) Mechatronics
8 18 (3.73%) Robotics
8 18 (3.73%) Cryptography
9 16 (3.32%) Verilog
9 16 (3.32%) User Experience
10 12 (2.49%) Visualisation
10 12 (2.49%) Internet of Things
11 11 (2.28%) Smart Meter
12 10 (2.07%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.87%) CUDA
13 9 (1.87%) Smartphone
13 9 (1.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 181 (37.55%) Linux
2 72 (14.94%) Windows
3 40 (8.30%) Android
4 36 (7.47%) UNIX
5 31 (6.43%) Apple iOS
6 30 (6.22%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (3.32%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.24%) AIX
8 6 (1.24%) HPUX
8 6 (1.24%) Solaris
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) OpenWrt
10 1 (0.21%) Tizen
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.21%) Symbian OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (47.93%) Software Engineering
2 80 (16.60%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (14.73%) OO
4 50 (10.37%) Mentoring
5 38 (7.88%) OOD
6 34 (7.05%) Scrum
7 28 (5.81%) Data Analysis
8 24 (4.98%) Line Management
9 23 (4.77%) Multithreading
10 20 (4.15%) Content Management
10 20 (4.15%) Coaching
11 19 (3.94%) Web Application Development
12 18 (3.73%) Test Scripting
12 18 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (3.53%) Automated Testing
13 17 (3.53%) Information Security
14 16 (3.32%) Test Automation
15 15 (3.11%) Data Protection
16 13 (2.70%) Unit Testing
16 13 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 359 (74.48%) C++
2 228 (47.30%) Python
3 106 (21.99%) Java
4 98 (20.33%) Perl
4 98 (20.33%) C#
5 74 (15.35%) Embedded C
6 70 (14.52%) JavaScript
7 53 (11.00%) Embedded C++
8 43 (8.92%) PHP
9 42 (8.71%) SQL
10 37 (7.68%) MATLAB
11 29 (6.02%) Bash Shell
12 23 (4.77%) Assembly Language
13 19 (3.94%) Objective-C
14 17 (3.53%) Shell Script
15 15 (3.11%) Ruby
16 8 (1.66%) R
16 8 (1.66%) Go
17 5 (1.04%) Haskell
18 2 (0.41%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 222 (46.06%) Degree
2 15 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.24%) PhD
4 4 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) MCP
6 2 (0.41%) MCSE
6 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.98%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) JTAG
2 2 (0.41%) ISO 9000
2 2 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.21%) DO-178B
System Software
1 26 (5.39%) Firmware
2 7 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.45%) KVM
2 7 (1.45%) Docker
3 5 (1.04%) LXC
3 5 (1.04%) Xen
3 5 (1.04%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 4 (0.83%) Squid
4 4 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.83%) Varnish
5 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.21%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (1.04%) Mesos
2 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (3.32%) Microsoft
1 16 (3.32%) Atlassian
2 14 (2.90%) Oracle
3 13 (2.70%) Perforce
4 7 (1.45%) Synopsys
5 6 (1.24%) VMware
5 6 (1.24%) Coverity
6 5 (1.04%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.62%) EMC
7 3 (0.62%) Nokia
7 3 (0.62%) Autodesk
7 3 (0.62%) PTC
7 3 (0.62%) ION Trading
7 3 (0.62%) Fujitsu
7 3 (0.62%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.62%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (0.41%) Atmel
8 2 (0.41%) Lumension
8 2 (0.41%) Google
8 2 (0.41%) QNX
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