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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 24 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing C 124 199 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.90% 10.96% 15.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.11% 17.47% 22.26%
Number of salaries quoted 104 160 206
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,250 £57,650 £70,000
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
879 1139 1069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 63.10% 62.75% 67.92%
Number of salaries quoted 786 938 963
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 28 August 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 237 (78.22%) C++
2 134 (44.22%) Software Engineering
3 125 (41.25%) Linux
4 124 (40.92%) Python
5 120 (39.60%) Degree
6 99 (32.67%) Computer Science
7 67 (22.11%) Java
8 63 (20.79%) C#
9 60 (19.80%) Perl
10 56 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (18.15%) Embedded C
12 49 (16.17%) Mathematics
13 42 (13.86%) Embedded C++
14 41 (13.53%) Electronics
15 40 (13.20%) Windows
16 35 (11.55%) Algorithms
17 33 (10.89%) Physics
18 32 (10.56%) Scrum
18 32 (10.56%) TCP/IP
18 32 (10.56%) OO
19 28 (9.24%) PhD
19 28 (9.24%) Mentoring
20 27 (8.91%) Android
21 26 (8.58%) UNIX
21 26 (8.58%) JavaScript
22 25 (8.25%) .NET
22 25 (8.25%) Test Scripting
23 24 (7.92%) SQL
24 23 (7.59%) Project Management
24 23 (7.59%) Analytical Skills

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (2.31%) Apache
2 4 (1.32%) DNN
3 3 (0.99%) Node.js
4 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (2.97%) MS Project
2 6 (1.98%) AutoCAD
2 6 (1.98%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.98%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 6 (1.98%) Revit
2 6 (1.98%) MicroStation
2 6 (1.98%) Solid Edge
2 6 (1.98%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.98%) PTC Creo
3 4 (1.32%) Simulink
4 2 (0.66%) MS Office
4 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.60%) SaaS
2 12 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.56%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.94%) Wireless
3 16 (5.28%) Internet
4 13 (4.29%) Ethernet
4 13 (4.29%) Skype
5 12 (3.96%) Bluetooth
6 8 (2.64%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (2.31%) ZigBee
8 6 (1.98%) HTTP
8 6 (1.98%) ICMP
9 5 (1.65%) LTE
10 4 (1.32%) 3G
11 3 (0.99%) 3GPP
11 3 (0.99%) WAN
11 3 (0.99%) SSL
11 3 (0.99%) TETRA
12 2 (0.66%) SSH
12 2 (0.66%) Intranet
12 2 (0.66%) X.509
12 2 (0.66%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.64%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.65%) MySQL
3 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.66%) Firebird
6 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (3.63%) Eclipse
2 7 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.98%) ClearCase
3 6 (1.98%) Selenium
4 5 (1.65%) GCC
4 5 (1.65%) QADirector
5 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.99%) JIRA
6 2 (0.66%) CruiseControl
6 2 (0.66%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.66%) GDB
6 2 (0.66%) SCons
6 2 (0.66%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 41 (13.53%) Electronics
2 18 (5.94%) Manufacturing
3 11 (3.63%) Automotive
4 10 (3.30%) Multimedia
5 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.98%) Finance
7 4 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.66%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 102 (33.66%) Software Engineer
2 77 (25.41%) Developer
3 34 (11.22%) Software Developer
4 20 (6.60%) C++ Developer
5 19 (6.27%) Graduate
6 18 (5.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 16 (5.28%) Senior Software Engineer
8 15 (4.95%) Support Engineer
9 14 (4.62%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 13 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.29%) Team Leader
10 13 (4.29%) Python Developer
11 12 (3.96%) Programmer
11 12 (3.96%) Software Manager
12 11 (3.63%) C Developer
12 11 (3.63%) Security Engineer
13 10 (3.30%) Embedded C Developer
13 10 (3.30%) Software Support Engineer
13 10 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.25%) .NET
2 17 (5.61%) HTML
3 13 (4.29%) XML
4 8 (2.64%) Web Services
5 7 (2.31%) XSLT
6 5 (1.65%) CSS
7 4 (1.32%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.32%) REST
8 3 (0.99%) Ajax
8 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.99%) JSON
8 3 (0.99%) SOAP
9 2 (0.66%) J2EE
9 2 (0.66%) Java RMI
9 2 (0.66%) Middleware
9 2 (0.66%) JSF
9 2 (0.66%) JavaSpaces
9 2 (0.66%) JNI
9 2 (0.66%) Dojo
9 2 (0.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (32.67%) Computer Science
2 49 (16.17%) Mathematics
3 35 (11.55%) Algorithms
4 33 (10.89%) Physics
5 23 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.28%) Device Driver
7 14 (4.62%) Cryptography
8 13 (4.29%) Robotics
9 12 (3.96%) Mechatronics
9 12 (3.96%) CUDA
9 12 (3.96%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (2.97%) Smartphone
11 8 (2.64%) Visualisation
11 8 (2.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 8 (2.64%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.64%) Internet of Things
12 7 (2.31%) Verilog
12 7 (2.31%) Chemistry
13 6 (1.98%) Statistics
14 5 (1.65%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 125 (41.25%) Linux
2 40 (13.20%) Windows
3 27 (8.91%) Android
4 26 (8.58%) UNIX
5 21 (6.93%) Apple iOS
6 18 (5.94%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.98%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.33%) Symbian OS
8 1 (0.33%) AIX
8 1 (0.33%) HPUX
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (44.22%) Software Engineering
2 56 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (10.56%) Scrum
3 32 (10.56%) OO
4 28 (9.24%) Mentoring
5 25 (8.25%) Test Scripting
6 23 (7.59%) Project Management
7 21 (6.93%) OOD
8 20 (6.60%) Configuration Management
9 16 (5.28%) Multithreading
10 14 (4.62%) Software Testing
10 14 (4.62%) Signal Processing
10 14 (4.62%) SDLC
11 13 (4.29%) PRINCE2
12 12 (3.96%) CAD
12 12 (3.96%) Automated Testing
13 11 (3.63%) Software Architecture
13 11 (3.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (3.63%) Line Management
13 11 (3.63%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 237 (78.22%) C++
2 124 (40.92%) Python
3 67 (22.11%) Java
4 63 (20.79%) C#
5 60 (19.80%) Perl
6 55 (18.15%) Embedded C
7 42 (13.86%) Embedded C++
8 26 (8.58%) JavaScript
9 24 (7.92%) SQL
10 15 (4.95%) MATLAB
11 12 (3.96%) Fortran
12 10 (3.30%) PHP
12 10 (3.30%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.97%) Shell Script
14 8 (2.64%) Assembly Language
14 8 (2.64%) Ruby
15 5 (1.65%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.32%) TTCN
16 4 (1.32%) R
17 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (39.60%) Degree
2 28 (9.24%) PhD
3 14 (4.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.32%) APMP
6 4 (1.32%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.33%) ISEB
9 1 (0.33%) HNC
9 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.95%) QA
2 7 (2.31%) JTAG
3 5 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (6.60%) Firmware
2 11 (3.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.30%) VirtualBox
3 10 (3.30%) Xen
4 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.66%) Docker
5 2 (0.66%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.33%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (3.63%) VMware
2 10 (3.30%) Oracle
3 9 (2.97%) Autodesk
4 6 (1.98%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.65%) EMC
6 4 (1.32%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 3 (0.99%) PTC
7 3 (0.99%) Perforce
7 3 (0.99%) Lauterbach
8 2 (0.66%) Coverity
8 2 (0.66%) Sophos
8 2 (0.66%) QNX
8 2 (0.66%) ESRI
8 2 (0.66%) Google
8 2 (0.66%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.66%) Synopsys
8 2 (0.66%) Lumension
9 1 (0.33%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.33%) Apple
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + stock options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k + top benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k DoE + package
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Blue Glue
Salary: From £18,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £30k
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Hands On Training!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Immediate and summer start
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago