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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 23 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing C 129 167 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.21% 9.42% 14.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.43% 14.88% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 102 146 203
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £60,000
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
894 1122 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.81% 63.28% 66.81%
Number of salaries quoted 785 961 1011
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 275 (80.88%) C++
2 167 (49.12%) Python
3 154 (45.29%) Software Engineering
4 152 (44.71%) Degree
5 135 (39.71%) Linux
6 127 (37.35%) Computer Science
7 94 (27.65%) Java
8 73 (21.47%) C#
9 71 (20.88%) Perl
10 69 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
11 61 (17.94%) Electronics
12 54 (15.88%) Mathematics
13 51 (15.00%) OO
14 50 (14.71%) Embedded C
15 49 (14.41%) Windows
16 48 (14.12%) Algorithms
17 42 (12.35%) Embedded C++
18 39 (11.47%) Mentoring
19 37 (10.88%) JavaScript
20 35 (10.29%) Physics
21 33 (9.71%) Android
21 33 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
22 32 (9.41%) HTML
22 32 (9.41%) Scrum
23 31 (9.12%) UNIX
24 30 (8.82%) TCP/IP
24 30 (8.82%) OOD
24 30 (8.82%) .NET
25 28 (8.24%) Test Scripting
26 26 (7.65%) SQL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (2.65%) Apache
2 7 (2.06%) OpenStack
3 6 (1.76%) Node.js
4 4 (1.18%) DNN
5 3 (0.88%) IIS
6 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (0.59%) Confluence
6 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.59%) CloudStack
6 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.59%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.35%) MS Project
2 6 (1.76%) Revit
2 6 (1.76%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.76%) Solid Edge
2 6 (1.76%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.76%) PTC Creo
2 6 (1.76%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.76%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.76%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 3 (0.88%) MS Office
4 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.35%) SaaS
2 14 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 22 (6.47%) Internet
3 18 (5.29%) Wireless
4 14 (4.12%) Ethernet
5 12 (3.53%) Skype
5 12 (3.53%) Bluetooth
6 11 (3.24%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (2.94%) ZigBee
8 9 (2.65%) HTTP
9 8 (2.35%) ICMP
10 6 (1.76%) LTE
11 5 (1.47%) 3G
11 5 (1.47%) WAN
12 4 (1.18%) SSL
12 4 (1.18%) 3GPP
12 4 (1.18%) Intranet
13 3 (0.88%) SSH
13 3 (0.88%) Network Security
14 2 (0.59%) Wireshark
14 2 (0.59%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.41%) Relational Database
2 13 (3.82%) MySQL
3 7 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.47%) Neo4j
4 5 (1.47%) MariaDB
4 5 (1.47%) CouchDB
4 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.59%) Firebird
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (4.71%) Eclipse
2 8 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.06%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.06%) Selenium
4 6 (1.76%) QADirector
4 6 (1.76%) JIRA
4 6 (1.76%) GCC
5 5 (1.47%) ClearCase
5 5 (1.47%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.18%) SCons
6 4 (1.18%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.18%) Subversion
7 3 (0.88%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.59%) GDB
9 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.29%) Hudson
9 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.29%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (17.94%) Electronics
2 18 (5.29%) Manufacturing
3 12 (3.53%) Automotive
4 11 (3.24%) Multimedia
5 7 (2.06%) Games
6 6 (1.76%) Finance
7 5 (1.47%) Marketing
8 3 (0.88%) Banking
9 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.59%) Retail
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 126 (37.06%) Software Engineer
2 90 (26.47%) Developer
3 49 (14.41%) Software Developer
4 31 (9.12%) Graduate
5 28 (8.24%) C++ Developer
6 24 (7.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 20 (5.88%) Programmer
8 18 (5.29%) Team Leader
8 18 (5.29%) Support Engineer
9 17 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 16 (4.71%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.41%) Test Engineer
12 14 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
12 14 (4.12%) .NET Software Engineer
12 14 (4.12%) Author
12 14 (4.12%) Technical Author
13 13 (3.82%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.82%) Software Programmer
14 12 (3.53%) Software Manager
14 12 (3.53%) Senior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.41%) HTML
2 30 (8.82%) .NET
3 18 (5.29%) XML
4 14 (4.12%) Web Services
5 12 (3.53%) XSLT
6 10 (2.94%) CSS
7 9 (2.65%) REST
8 7 (2.06%) HTML5
9 5 (1.47%) LAMP
9 5 (1.47%) POSIX
10 4 (1.18%) JSON
10 4 (1.18%) Hibernate
10 4 (1.18%) Spring
11 3 (0.88%) Ajax
11 3 (0.88%) SOAP
11 3 (0.88%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.88%) jQuery
12 2 (0.59%) Ext JS
12 2 (0.59%) GWT
12 2 (0.59%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 127 (37.35%) Computer Science
2 54 (15.88%) Mathematics
3 48 (14.12%) Algorithms
4 35 (10.29%) Physics
5 33 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (7.35%) Embedded Systems
7 19 (5.59%) Cryptography
8 17 (5.00%) Robotics
8 17 (5.00%) Mechatronics
9 12 (3.53%) CUDA
9 12 (3.53%) Device Driver
9 12 (3.53%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.94%) Visualisation
10 10 (2.94%) Internet of Things
10 10 (2.94%) Smartphone
10 10 (2.94%) Statistics
10 10 (2.94%) Verilog
11 8 (2.35%) Informatics
11 8 (2.35%) VHDL
12 6 (1.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 135 (39.71%) Linux
2 49 (14.41%) Windows
3 33 (9.71%) Android
4 31 (9.12%) UNIX
5 25 (7.35%) Apple iOS
6 14 (4.12%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (2.06%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.59%) AIX
8 2 (0.59%) HPUX
8 2 (0.59%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Symbian OS
9 1 (0.29%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.29%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (45.29%) Software Engineering
2 69 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (15.00%) OO
4 39 (11.47%) Mentoring
5 32 (9.41%) Scrum
6 30 (8.82%) OOD
7 28 (8.24%) Test Scripting
8 22 (6.47%) Project Management
9 20 (5.88%) Data Analysis
10 19 (5.59%) Line Management
11 14 (4.12%) Test Automation
11 14 (4.12%) Open Source
11 14 (4.12%) Multithreading
11 14 (4.12%) Automated Testing
12 12 (3.53%) Data Protection
12 12 (3.53%) Coaching
12 12 (3.53%) CAD
12 12 (3.53%) Configuration Management
12 12 (3.53%) Content Management
13 11 (3.24%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 275 (80.88%) C++
2 167 (49.12%) Python
3 94 (27.65%) Java
4 73 (21.47%) C#
5 71 (20.88%) Perl
6 50 (14.71%) Embedded C
7 42 (12.35%) Embedded C++
8 37 (10.88%) JavaScript
9 26 (7.65%) SQL
10 21 (6.18%) MATLAB
11 15 (4.41%) PHP
11 15 (4.41%) Bash Shell
12 12 (3.53%) Ruby
13 11 (3.24%) Shell Script
14 10 (2.94%) Assembly Language
15 8 (2.35%) R
15 8 (2.35%) Go
16 7 (2.06%) Objective-C
16 7 (2.06%) Fortran
17 5 (1.47%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 152 (44.71%) Degree
2 17 (5.00%) PhD
3 13 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.88%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.88%) APMP
7 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.59%) MCP
7 2 (0.59%) MCSE
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) HNC
8 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.29%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 21 (6.18%) Firmware
2 15 (4.41%) Xen
3 12 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.94%) VirtualBox
5 7 (2.06%) Docker
6 6 (1.76%) KVM
7 5 (1.47%) Active Directory
7 5 (1.47%) LXC
7 5 (1.47%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (0.59%) Varnish
8 2 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.59%) iptables
8 2 (0.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (1.47%) Mesos
2 2 (0.59%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.29%) Cobbler
3 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (4.12%) VMware
2 10 (2.94%) Oracle
2 10 (2.94%) Autodesk
3 8 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.06%) Perforce
5 6 (1.76%) EMC
6 5 (1.47%) Pegasus
6 5 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.18%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 4 (1.18%) Synopsys
7 4 (1.18%) Coverity
7 4 (1.18%) PTC
8 3 (0.88%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.59%) Lumension
9 2 (0.59%) Sophos
9 2 (0.59%) QNX
9 2 (0.59%) ESRI
9 2 (0.59%) Google
10 1 (0.29%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.29%) Apple
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