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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 19 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing C 215 226 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.17% 14.67% 13.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.71% 21.73% 18.43%
Number of salaries quoted 168 195 233
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1091 1040 1438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 61.74% 67.49% 71.15%
Number of salaries quoted 889 932 1302
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 243 (63.28%) C++
2 219 (57.03%) Software Engineering
3 161 (41.93%) Java
4 151 (39.32%) Python
5 146 (38.02%) Degree
6 137 (35.68%) Linux
7 113 (29.43%) C#
8 100 (26.04%) Computer Science
9 86 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (17.97%) Embedded C
11 67 (17.45%) HTML
12 65 (16.93%) Mathematics
13 63 (16.41%) Windows
14 52 (13.54%) Wireless
15 51 (13.28%) .NET
16 50 (13.02%) OO
17 49 (12.76%) Electronics
18 47 (12.24%) CSS
19 46 (11.98%) Perl
20 45 (11.72%) Embedded Systems
21 42 (10.94%) JavaScript
21 42 (10.94%) Device Driver
22 40 (10.42%) UNIX
23 38 (9.90%) Physics
24 36 (9.38%) Telecoms
24 36 (9.38%) Manufacturing
25 34 (8.85%) Scrum
25 34 (8.85%) Marketing
26 33 (8.59%) Open Source
27 32 (8.33%) Firmware

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (5.73%) Confluence
2 11 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 11 (2.86%) CloudStack
3 9 (2.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) SAS
4 1 (0.26%) Node.js
4 1 (0.26%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (3.65%) Simulink
2 5 (1.30%) MS Project
2 5 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.04%) TargetLink
4 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.78%) Stateflow
4 3 (0.78%) MS Office
5 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.73%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.54%) Wireless
2 31 (8.07%) Ethernet
3 29 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 22 (5.73%) Internet
5 17 (4.43%) 3G
6 13 (3.39%) HTTP
6 13 (3.39%) IGMP
6 13 (3.39%) LTE
7 12 (3.13%) RTSP
8 11 (2.86%) GSM
9 10 (2.60%) 4G
9 10 (2.60%) 2G
10 8 (2.08%) SSH
10 8 (2.08%) SNMP
11 7 (1.82%) UMTS
11 7 (1.82%) RTP
11 7 (1.82%) ZigBee
11 7 (1.82%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.30%) NAS
13 4 (1.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.39%) MySQL
2 6 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 22 (5.73%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.60%) Eclipse
4 8 (2.08%) Maven
4 8 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.56%) Subversion
6 5 (1.30%) Hudson
6 5 (1.30%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.04%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.04%) Ant
7 4 (1.04%) CppUnit
7 4 (1.04%) Valgrind
7 4 (1.04%) CMake
8 3 (0.78%) JUnit
9 2 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.52%) GCC
9 2 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.52%) Redmine
9 2 (0.52%) SCons
10 1 (0.26%) GoogleTest
General
1 49 (12.76%) Electronics
2 36 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 36 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 34 (8.85%) Marketing
4 22 (5.73%) Multimedia
5 20 (5.21%) Finance
6 13 (3.39%) Automotive
7 8 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.30%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.04%) Advertising
9 4 (1.04%) Military
9 4 (1.04%) Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Games
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 178 (46.35%) Software Engineer
2 65 (16.93%) Developer
3 36 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 31 (8.07%) Senior Software Engineer
5 29 (7.55%) Author
5 29 (7.55%) Technical Author
6 24 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 18 (4.69%) Graduate
8 16 (4.17%) Software Developer
9 15 (3.91%) Architect
9 15 (3.91%) Software Architect
10 14 (3.65%) Real Time Software Engineer
10 14 (3.65%) Real Time Engineer
10 14 (3.65%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (3.39%) C Developer
12 12 (3.13%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
13 11 (2.86%) Embedded C Developer
13 11 (2.86%) Support Engineer
13 11 (2.86%) Software Test Engineer
13 11 (2.86%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.45%) HTML
2 51 (13.28%) .NET
3 47 (12.24%) CSS
4 24 (6.25%) XML
5 11 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.86%) Web Services
6 10 (2.60%) Middleware
7 7 (1.82%) Ajax
7 7 (1.82%) J2EE
7 7 (1.82%) XSLT
8 6 (1.56%) GTK+
9 5 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (1.30%) JCE
9 5 (1.30%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.30%) Swing
9 5 (1.30%) Flash
9 5 (1.30%) XSL
9 5 (1.30%) CGI
9 5 (1.30%) jQuery
9 5 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 100 (26.04%) Computer Science
2 65 (16.93%) Mathematics
3 45 (11.72%) Embedded Systems
4 42 (10.94%) Device Driver
5 38 (9.90%) Physics
6 33 (8.59%) Open Source
7 32 (8.33%) Firmware
8 23 (5.99%) User Experience
9 22 (5.73%) PKI
10 21 (5.47%) Cryptography
11 20 (5.21%) MPEG
12 19 (4.95%) Streaming Video
13 18 (4.69%) IPTV
14 14 (3.65%) STB
15 10 (2.60%) Management Information System
16 9 (2.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 9 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (2.08%) ASIC
17 8 (2.08%) Statistics
18 7 (1.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 137 (35.68%) Linux
2 63 (16.41%) Windows
3 40 (10.42%) UNIX
4 27 (7.03%) Embedded Linux
5 19 (4.95%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.39%) Android
7 10 (2.60%) Solaris
8 6 (1.56%) Debian
9 5 (1.30%) AIX
9 5 (1.30%) HPUX
9 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (57.03%) Software Engineering
2 86 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (13.02%) OO
4 34 (8.85%) Scrum
5 29 (7.55%) Signal Processing
6 24 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 24 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 21 (5.47%) Mentoring
8 20 (5.21%) Software Architecture
8 20 (5.21%) Information Security
8 20 (5.21%) Configuration Management
9 17 (4.43%) Product Management
10 16 (4.17%) Integration Testing
11 15 (3.91%) Software Testing
11 15 (3.91%) Project Management
11 15 (3.91%) Machine Learning
12 14 (3.65%) UML
12 14 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (3.39%) Coaching
14 12 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 243 (63.28%) C++
2 161 (41.93%) Java
3 151 (39.32%) Python
4 113 (29.43%) C#
5 69 (17.97%) Embedded C
6 46 (11.98%) Perl
7 42 (10.94%) JavaScript
8 27 (7.03%) MATLAB
9 22 (5.73%) SQL
10 20 (5.21%) Bash Shell
11 18 (4.69%) Assembly Language
11 18 (4.69%) PHP
12 17 (4.43%) Embedded C++
13 14 (3.65%) Objective-C
14 13 (3.39%) PowerShell
15 10 (2.60%) Ruby
16 7 (1.82%) R
17 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
19 1 (0.26%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 146 (38.02%) Degree
2 32 (8.33%) PhD
3 18 (4.69%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.08%) CISSP
5 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.30%) ISEB
5 5 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.78%) CEH
6 3 (0.78%) CISMP
7 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.95%) QA
1 19 (4.95%) JTAG
2 11 (2.86%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.82%) KVM
2 6 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.78%) Xen
4 2 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Puppet
1 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (6.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.73%) Atlassian
3 6 (1.56%) VMware
4 5 (1.30%) Oracle
4 5 (1.30%) CA
4 5 (1.30%) Perforce
5 4 (1.04%) Coverity
5 4 (1.04%) MKS
6 3 (0.78%) Apple
6 3 (0.78%) EMC
6 3 (0.78%) Synopsys
7 2 (0.52%) Citrix
7 2 (0.52%) Symbian
7 2 (0.52%) MathWorks
7 2 (0.52%) Wind River
8 1 (0.26%) Google
8 1 (0.26%) Quark
8 1 (0.26%) HP
8 1 (0.26%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.26%) Siemens
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The People Network
Salary: £60 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking, Dental
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Imperative People
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £75000 per annum - share options + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £60000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,Med,Dental
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus, Flexi hours, Pension, Hea
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + excellent bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £62,000 per annum excellent package and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £38k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago