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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 20 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing C 199 240 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.96% 15.07% 13.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.47% 22.26% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 160 207 245
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1139 1078 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.75% 67.67% 70.98%
Number of salaries quoted 938 972 1233
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 250 (64.77%) C++
2 216 (55.96%) Software Engineering
3 159 (41.19%) Java
4 156 (40.41%) Degree
5 149 (38.60%) Python
6 143 (37.05%) Linux
7 106 (27.46%) C#
8 103 (26.68%) Computer Science
9 70 (18.13%) Mathematics
10 69 (17.88%) Embedded C
11 60 (15.54%) HTML
12 58 (15.03%) Windows
13 56 (14.51%) Electronics
14 55 (14.25%) Wireless
15 50 (12.95%) Firmware
15 50 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
16 48 (12.44%) Perl
16 48 (12.44%) .NET
17 46 (11.92%) CSS
18 43 (11.14%) JavaScript
18 43 (11.14%) OO
18 43 (11.14%) Embedded Systems
19 41 (10.62%) Device Driver
20 40 (10.36%) UNIX
21 39 (10.10%) PhD
22 37 (9.59%) Manufacturing
22 37 (9.59%) Scrum
22 37 (9.59%) Physics
23 33 (8.55%) Marketing
24 32 (8.29%) Ethernet

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (4.92%) Confluence
2 12 (3.11%) Apache
3 11 (2.85%) OpenStack
3 11 (2.85%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.26%) SAS
4 1 (0.26%) Node.js
4 1 (0.26%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 14 (3.63%) Simulink
2 5 (1.30%) MS Project
2 5 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.78%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) Stateflow
3 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) TargetLink
5 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.92%) SaaS
2 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (14.25%) Wireless
2 32 (8.29%) Ethernet
3 29 (7.51%) TCP/IP
4 22 (5.70%) Internet
5 16 (4.15%) HTTP
5 16 (4.15%) IGMP
6 15 (3.89%) RTSP
7 14 (3.63%) 3G
8 13 (3.37%) Bluetooth
9 12 (3.11%) LTE
9 12 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (2.85%) GSM
11 8 (2.07%) RTP
11 8 (2.07%) SSH
12 7 (1.81%) 2G
12 7 (1.81%) UMTS
12 7 (1.81%) 4G
13 6 (1.55%) SNMP
13 6 (1.55%) 802.11
13 6 (1.55%) UWB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.63%) MySQL
2 6 (1.55%) Hadoop
3 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.04%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.26%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 23 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.18%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.33%) Subversion
4 8 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.81%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.55%) Maven
7 5 (1.30%) Ant
7 5 (1.30%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.04%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.04%) Valgrind
8 4 (1.04%) Hudson
8 4 (1.04%) CppUnit
8 4 (1.04%) CMake
9 3 (0.78%) JUnit
10 2 (0.52%) GCC
10 2 (0.52%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.52%) Redmine
10 2 (0.52%) SCons
11 1 (0.26%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.26%) GDB
General
1 56 (14.51%) Electronics
2 37 (9.59%) Manufacturing
3 33 (8.55%) Marketing
4 30 (7.77%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.96%) Multimedia
6 12 (3.11%) Finance
7 11 (2.85%) Automotive
8 7 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.30%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.04%) Advertising
10 4 (1.04%) Military
11 2 (0.52%) Banking
11 2 (0.52%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (45.34%) Software Engineer
2 69 (17.88%) Developer
3 40 (10.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 33 (8.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 23 (5.96%) Author
5 23 (5.96%) Technical Author
6 21 (5.44%) Graduate
7 20 (5.18%) Test Engineer
8 16 (4.15%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 16 (4.15%) Real Time Engineer
9 15 (3.89%) C Developer
9 15 (3.89%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 15 (3.89%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.63%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (3.37%) Embedded C Developer
12 11 (2.85%) Junior
12 11 (2.85%) Electronics Engineer
13 9 (2.33%) DSP Engineer
13 9 (2.33%) Software Test Engineer
13 9 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (15.54%) HTML
2 48 (12.44%) .NET
3 46 (11.92%) CSS
4 21 (5.44%) XML
5 12 (3.11%) ASP.NET
6 9 (2.33%) Middleware
7 8 (2.07%) Ajax
7 8 (2.07%) Web Services
8 7 (1.81%) jQuery
9 6 (1.55%) Flash
10 5 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
10 5 (1.30%) JCE
10 5 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (1.30%) Symfony
11 4 (1.04%) XSLT
11 4 (1.04%) J2EE
12 3 (0.78%) MFC
12 3 (0.78%) Swing
12 3 (0.78%) XSL
12 3 (0.78%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 103 (26.68%) Computer Science
2 70 (18.13%) Mathematics
3 50 (12.95%) Firmware
4 43 (11.14%) Embedded Systems
5 41 (10.62%) Device Driver
6 37 (9.59%) Physics
7 29 (7.51%) Open Source
8 24 (6.22%) MPEG
9 23 (5.96%) Streaming Video
10 22 (5.70%) Cryptography
10 22 (5.70%) PKI
11 19 (4.92%) IPTV
12 17 (4.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 15 (3.89%) STB
13 15 (3.89%) ASIC
14 13 (3.37%) Management Information System
15 11 (2.85%) VHDL
16 9 (2.33%) Verilog
16 9 (2.33%) Statistics
17 8 (2.07%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 143 (37.05%) Linux
2 58 (15.03%) Windows
3 40 (10.36%) UNIX
4 27 (6.99%) Embedded Linux
5 20 (5.18%) Apple iOS
6 19 (4.92%) Android
7 10 (2.59%) Solaris
8 5 (1.30%) AIX
8 5 (1.30%) HPUX
8 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.04%) Debian
10 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.52%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (55.96%) Software Engineering
2 50 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (11.14%) OO
4 37 (9.59%) Scrum
5 32 (8.29%) Signal Processing
6 27 (6.99%) Multithreading
6 27 (6.99%) Configuration Management
7 26 (6.74%) Software Architecture
8 24 (6.22%) Automated Testing
9 20 (5.18%) Information Security
10 19 (4.92%) Machine Learning
11 15 (3.89%) OOD
11 15 (3.89%) Project Management
12 14 (3.63%) UML
12 14 (3.63%) Integration Testing
12 14 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (3.63%) Product Management
13 12 (3.11%) Software Testing
13 12 (3.11%) TDD
14 11 (2.85%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 250 (64.77%) C++
2 159 (41.19%) Java
3 149 (38.60%) Python
4 106 (27.46%) C#
5 69 (17.88%) Embedded C
6 48 (12.44%) Perl
7 43 (11.14%) JavaScript
8 31 (8.03%) Assembly Language
9 29 (7.51%) MATLAB
10 21 (5.44%) PHP
10 21 (5.44%) SQL
11 20 (5.18%) Embedded C++
12 16 (4.15%) Objective-C
12 16 (4.15%) Bash Shell
13 12 (3.11%) Ruby
14 11 (2.85%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.81%) R
16 3 (0.78%) TTCN
16 3 (0.78%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 156 (40.41%) Degree
2 39 (10.10%) PhD
3 20 (5.18%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.07%) 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 22 (5.70%) JTAG
2 16 (4.15%) QA
3 11 (2.85%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.81%) KVM
2 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Puppet
1 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.92%) Atlassian
3 8 (2.07%) Perforce
4 7 (1.81%) Oracle
5 5 (1.30%) CA
6 4 (1.04%) VMware
6 4 (1.04%) Coverity
6 4 (1.04%) MKS
6 4 (1.04%) Synopsys
7 3 (0.78%) EMC
7 3 (0.78%) Apple
8 2 (0.52%) Symbian
8 2 (0.52%) MathWorks
8 2 (0.52%) Wind River
9 1 (0.26%) Google
9 1 (0.26%) QNX
9 1 (0.26%) HP
9 1 (0.26%) Quark
9 1 (0.26%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.26%) Siemens
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