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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 12 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing C 304 252 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.17% 17.07% 14.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.21% 26.98% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 221 232 206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,900 £55,000
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
1160 934 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.50% 63.28% 70.23%
Number of salaries quoted 926 787 1132
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 293 (57.34%) C++
1 293 (57.34%) Software Engineering
2 234 (45.79%) Python
3 221 (43.25%) Degree
4 195 (38.16%) Linux
5 170 (33.27%) Java
6 152 (29.75%) Computer Science
7 128 (25.05%) C#
8 102 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
9 100 (19.57%) HTML
10 87 (17.03%) Embedded C
11 80 (15.66%) Windows
12 75 (14.68%) Mathematics
13 71 (13.89%) Perl
14 69 (13.50%) JavaScript
14 69 (13.50%) CSS
15 68 (13.31%) Wireless
16 67 (13.11%) Algorithms
17 62 (12.13%) Electronics
18 61 (11.94%) .NET
19 57 (11.15%) Device Driver
20 56 (10.96%) Embedded Systems
21 53 (10.37%) OO
22 45 (8.81%) Embedded Linux
23 44 (8.61%) TCP/IP
24 42 (8.22%) PHP
24 42 (8.22%) Telecoms
25 40 (7.83%) MySQL
25 40 (7.83%) UNIX
25 40 (7.83%) Mentoring

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (4.31%) Confluence
2 9 (1.76%) Node.js
2 9 (1.76%) OpenStack
2 9 (1.76%) CloudStack
3 6 (1.17%) Apache
4 4 (0.78%) SAS
5 2 (0.39%) IIS
6 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 16 (3.13%) Simulink
2 5 (0.98%) Stateflow
2 5 (0.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.98%) TargetLink
3 3 (0.59%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.50%) SaaS
2 6 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (13.31%) Wireless
2 44 (8.61%) TCP/IP
3 39 (7.63%) Ethernet
4 30 (5.87%) Internet
5 27 (5.28%) ZigBee
6 20 (3.91%) 3G
7 15 (2.94%) Bluetooth
7 15 (2.94%) LTE
8 14 (2.74%) 4G
9 13 (2.54%) iSCSI
9 13 (2.54%) 2G
10 12 (2.35%) GSM
11 10 (1.96%) 802.15
12 9 (1.76%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 9 (1.76%) SAN
12 9 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (1.57%) NAS
13 8 (1.57%) SNMP
14 7 (1.37%) UMTS
15 6 (1.17%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.83%) MySQL
2 18 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.96%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.76%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.17%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.39%) Big Data
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.20%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 32 (6.26%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.87%) Visual Studio
3 16 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.57%) LabVIEW
5 7 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.37%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.17%) Subversion
6 6 (1.17%) Maven
7 5 (0.98%) JIRA
8 4 (0.78%) Valgrind
8 4 (0.78%) CppUnit
8 4 (0.78%) Redmine
9 3 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.59%) Hudson
9 3 (0.59%) GCC
10 2 (0.39%) Ant
10 2 (0.39%) JUnit
10 2 (0.39%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.39%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.39%) CMake
General
1 62 (12.13%) Electronics
2 42 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 38 (7.44%) Marketing
4 32 (6.26%) Finance
5 28 (5.48%) Manufacturing
6 22 (4.31%) Multimedia
7 20 (3.91%) Automotive
8 11 (2.15%) Banking
9 8 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.37%) Military
11 6 (1.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 222 (43.44%) Software Engineer
2 99 (19.37%) Developer
3 57 (11.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 45 (8.81%) Test Engineer
5 43 (8.41%) Graduate
6 39 (7.63%) Software Developer
7 35 (6.85%) Author
7 35 (6.85%) Technical Author
8 27 (5.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 26 (5.09%) Architect
10 25 (4.89%) Linux Engineer
11 24 (4.70%) Web Developer
12 23 (4.50%) Software Architect
13 22 (4.31%) Graduate Developer
14 20 (3.91%) Development Engineer
15 18 (3.52%) Software Test Engineer
16 17 (3.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 16 (3.13%) Team Leader
18 15 (2.94%) Software Team Leader
19 14 (2.74%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (19.57%) HTML
2 69 (13.50%) CSS
3 61 (11.94%) .NET
4 36 (7.05%) XML
5 25 (4.89%) jQuery
6 16 (3.13%) Web Services
7 14 (2.74%) XSLT
8 11 (2.15%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.15%) Ajax
8 11 (2.15%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (2.15%) Django
9 9 (1.76%) XHTML
9 9 (1.76%) XSL
9 9 (1.76%) Middleware
9 9 (1.76%) JCE
9 9 (1.76%) LAMP
10 8 (1.57%) J2EE
11 6 (1.17%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.17%) CGI
11 6 (1.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 152 (29.75%) Computer Science
2 75 (14.68%) Mathematics
3 67 (13.11%) Algorithms
4 57 (11.15%) Device Driver
5 56 (10.96%) Embedded Systems
6 40 (7.83%) Open Source
7 35 (6.85%) Cryptography
8 28 (5.48%) Physics
9 23 (4.50%) User Experience
10 20 (3.91%) PKI
11 19 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (3.52%) Smart Meter
13 13 (2.54%) Data Structures
14 11 (2.15%) Smartphone
14 11 (2.15%) Management Information System
15 8 (1.57%) Verilog
16 7 (1.37%) STB
16 7 (1.37%) MPEG
16 7 (1.37%) Visualisation
16 7 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 195 (38.16%) Linux
2 80 (15.66%) Windows
3 45 (8.81%) Embedded Linux
4 40 (7.83%) UNIX
5 22 (4.31%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.91%) Android
7 12 (2.35%) AIX
7 12 (2.35%) HPUX
7 12 (2.35%) Solaris
8 6 (1.17%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.78%) Debian
10 1 (0.20%) Tizen
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (57.34%) Software Engineering
2 102 (19.96%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (10.37%) OO
4 40 (7.83%) Mentoring
5 38 (7.44%) Scrum
6 30 (5.87%) Information Security
7 27 (5.28%) Data Protection
7 27 (5.28%) Software Architecture
8 19 (3.72%) Signal Processing
9 18 (3.52%) Web Application Development
9 18 (3.52%) Multithreading
10 16 (3.13%) Product Management
10 16 (3.13%) Automated Testing
11 15 (2.94%) Web Development
11 15 (2.94%) Memory Management
12 14 (2.74%) Data Analysis
13 13 (2.54%) Content Management
13 13 (2.54%) Penetration Testing
13 13 (2.54%) Coaching
14 12 (2.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 293 (57.34%) C++
2 234 (45.79%) Python
3 170 (33.27%) Java
4 128 (25.05%) C#
5 87 (17.03%) Embedded C
6 71 (13.89%) Perl
7 69 (13.50%) JavaScript
8 42 (8.22%) PHP
9 35 (6.85%) SQL
10 33 (6.46%) MATLAB
11 30 (5.87%) Embedded C++
12 22 (4.31%) Bash Shell
13 20 (3.91%) Assembly Language
14 16 (3.13%) Objective-C
15 13 (2.54%) Ruby
16 12 (2.35%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.76%) Shell Script
18 8 (1.57%) R
19 3 (0.59%) VB.NET
20 2 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 221 (43.25%) Degree
2 25 (4.89%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.31%) PhD
4 5 (0.98%) CISSP
5 4 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.59%) CEH
6 3 (0.59%) CISMP
6 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.91%) QA
2 9 (1.76%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.17%) SLA
4 5 (0.98%) JTAG
5 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (5.68%) Firmware
2 12 (2.35%) Xen
3 10 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.76%) XenServer
5 4 (0.78%) KVM
6 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 25 (4.89%) Atlassian
2 22 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.74%) Oracle
4 10 (1.96%) VMware
5 9 (1.76%) Citrix
6 6 (1.17%) Perforce
7 4 (0.78%) Coverity
7 4 (0.78%) Synopsys
8 3 (0.59%) ION Trading
8 3 (0.59%) EMC
8 3 (0.59%) Nokia
9 2 (0.39%) Apple
9 2 (0.39%) Quark
9 2 (0.39%) MKS
9 2 (0.39%) Atmel
9 2 (0.39%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.20%) Talend
10 1 (0.20%) Tableau
10 1 (0.20%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.20%) HP
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Salary: £30000 to £65000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £34000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
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EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
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Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: to £60k
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EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum & Bonus, Training, Health, Pension, Life, Flex
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + excellent benefits
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Stock options + Pension + Great Trai
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