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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 13 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing C 272 251 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.75% 17.18% 11.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.19% 26.67% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 211 234 141
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,700 £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
1080 941 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 66.50% 64.41% 64.53%
Number of salaries quoted 875 812 953
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 23 January 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 315 (59.55%) C++
2 300 (56.71%) Software Engineering
3 240 (45.37%) Python
4 232 (43.86%) Degree
5 196 (37.05%) Linux
6 165 (31.19%) Computer Science
7 164 (31.00%) Java
8 129 (24.39%) C#
9 108 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (19.28%) HTML
11 87 (16.45%) Windows
12 84 (15.88%) Perl
13 82 (15.50%) Embedded C
14 74 (13.99%) JavaScript
15 72 (13.61%) Electronics
16 69 (13.04%) Mathematics
17 67 (12.67%) CSS
18 66 (12.48%) .NET
19 65 (12.29%) Wireless
20 61 (11.53%) Algorithms
21 59 (11.15%) OO
22 56 (10.59%) Embedded Systems
23 53 (10.02%) Device Driver
24 47 (8.88%) PHP
25 46 (8.70%) MySQL
25 46 (8.70%) TCP/IP
26 44 (8.32%) XML
26 44 (8.32%) Mentoring
26 44 (8.32%) Embedded Linux
27 43 (8.13%) UNIX

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (3.97%) Confluence
2 10 (1.89%) Node.js
3 8 (1.51%) Apache
3 8 (1.51%) CloudStack
3 8 (1.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.57%) SAS
4 3 (0.57%) IIS
5 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (2.08%) Simulink
2 5 (0.95%) TargetLink
3 4 (0.76%) Stateflow
3 4 (0.76%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.57%) MS Office
4 3 (0.57%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.35%) SaaS
2 7 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (12.29%) Wireless
2 46 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 33 (6.24%) Internet
4 32 (6.05%) Ethernet
5 29 (5.48%) ZigBee
6 17 (3.21%) Bluetooth
7 15 (2.84%) 3G
8 13 (2.46%) iSCSI
8 13 (2.46%) 4G
9 12 (2.27%) LTE
10 11 (2.08%) 2G
11 10 (1.89%) 802.15
12 9 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (1.70%) SAN
13 8 (1.51%) NAS
14 7 (1.32%) GSM
15 6 (1.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
15 6 (1.13%) SNMP
16 5 (0.95%) UMTS
16 5 (0.95%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.70%) MySQL
2 20 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 10 (1.89%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.51%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.76%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.57%) Big Data
9 2 (0.38%) Firebird
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (6.81%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.24%) Visual Studio
3 22 (4.16%) Eclipse
4 11 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.70%) JIRA
6 8 (1.51%) LabVIEW
7 7 (1.32%) GCC
7 7 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (1.32%) Subversion
8 6 (1.13%) Redmine
9 5 (0.95%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.76%) Maven
10 4 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.76%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.38%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.38%) JUnit
11 2 (0.38%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.38%) GDB
11 2 (0.38%) SCons
11 2 (0.38%) CppUnit
General
1 72 (13.61%) Electronics
2 38 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 35 (6.62%) Marketing
3 35 (6.62%) Finance
4 30 (5.67%) Manufacturing
5 23 (4.35%) Multimedia
6 17 (3.21%) Automotive
7 15 (2.84%) Banking
8 9 (1.70%) Military
9 8 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.76%) Advertising
11 1 (0.19%) French Language
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.19%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 233 (44.05%) Software Engineer
2 111 (20.98%) Developer
3 55 (10.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 47 (8.88%) Test Engineer
4 47 (8.88%) Graduate
4 47 (8.88%) Software Developer
5 39 (7.37%) Author
5 39 (7.37%) Technical Author
6 28 (5.29%) Web Developer
7 27 (5.10%) Architect
7 27 (5.10%) Linux Engineer
8 24 (4.54%) Graduate Developer
9 23 (4.35%) Software Architect
9 23 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 23 (4.35%) C++ Developer
10 19 (3.59%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 18 (3.40%) Development Engineer
11 18 (3.40%) Senior Technical Author
11 18 (3.40%) Software Test Engineer
11 18 (3.40%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (19.28%) HTML
2 67 (12.67%) CSS
3 66 (12.48%) .NET
4 44 (8.32%) XML
5 29 (5.48%) jQuery
6 23 (4.35%) Web Services
7 19 (3.59%) XSLT
8 13 (2.46%) Django
9 10 (1.89%) LAMP
9 10 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
9 10 (1.89%) Ajax
9 10 (1.89%) ASP.NET
9 10 (1.89%) XHTML
10 8 (1.51%) J2EE
11 7 (1.32%) HTML5
11 7 (1.32%) XSL
11 7 (1.32%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.13%) JCE
12 6 (1.13%) CGI
12 6 (1.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 165 (31.19%) Computer Science
2 69 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 61 (11.53%) Algorithms
4 56 (10.59%) Embedded Systems
5 53 (10.02%) Device Driver
6 39 (7.37%) Open Source
7 31 (5.86%) Cryptography
8 24 (4.54%) Physics
9 22 (4.16%) User Experience
9 22 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (3.78%) PKI
11 18 (3.40%) Smart Meter
12 13 (2.46%) Data Structures
13 11 (2.08%) Management Information System
13 11 (2.08%) Verilog
14 10 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (1.32%) Smartphone
15 7 (1.32%) Internet of Things
16 6 (1.13%) Chemistry
16 6 (1.13%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 196 (37.05%) Linux
2 87 (16.45%) Windows
3 44 (8.32%) Embedded Linux
4 43 (8.13%) UNIX
5 29 (5.48%) Android
6 27 (5.10%) Apple iOS
7 11 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 10 (1.89%) AIX
8 10 (1.89%) HPUX
8 10 (1.89%) Solaris
9 4 (0.76%) Debian
10 1 (0.19%) Tizen
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (56.71%) Software Engineering
2 108 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (11.15%) OO
4 44 (8.32%) Mentoring
5 39 (7.37%) Scrum
6 29 (5.48%) Information Security
7 27 (5.10%) Software Architecture
8 26 (4.91%) Data Protection
9 20 (3.78%) Web Application Development
10 19 (3.59%) Multithreading
11 18 (3.40%) Coaching
11 18 (3.40%) Content Management
12 16 (3.02%) Web Development
12 16 (3.02%) Memory Management
12 16 (3.02%) Data Analysis
13 15 (2.84%) OOD
13 15 (2.84%) Product Management
14 14 (2.65%) Test Automation
15 13 (2.46%) Penetration Testing
16 12 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 315 (59.55%) C++
2 240 (45.37%) Python
3 164 (31.00%) Java
4 129 (24.39%) C#
5 84 (15.88%) Perl
6 82 (15.50%) Embedded C
7 74 (13.99%) JavaScript
8 47 (8.88%) PHP
9 37 (6.99%) SQL
10 33 (6.24%) Embedded C++
11 31 (5.86%) MATLAB
11 31 (5.86%) Bash Shell
12 23 (4.35%) Assembly Language
13 21 (3.97%) Objective-C
14 15 (2.84%) Shell Script
15 11 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 11 (2.08%) Ruby
16 7 (1.32%) R
17 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 232 (43.86%) Degree
2 24 (4.54%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.02%) PhD
4 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.38%) CISSP
5 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.78%) QA
2 8 (1.51%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.13%) SLA
4 3 (0.57%) JTAG
5 1 (0.19%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.19%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (5.10%) Firmware
2 12 (2.27%) Xen
3 10 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.70%) XenServer
5 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.38%) Squid
6 2 (0.38%) Varnish
7 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.19%) KVM
Vendors
1 25 (4.73%) Atlassian
2 24 (4.54%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.21%) Oracle
4 10 (1.89%) VMware
5 9 (1.70%) Citrix
6 8 (1.51%) Perforce
7 5 (0.95%) Synopsys
8 4 (0.76%) Coverity
9 3 (0.57%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.57%) Nokia
9 3 (0.57%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.38%) SolidWorks
10 2 (0.38%) Apple
10 2 (0.38%) Quark
10 2 (0.38%) Atmel
11 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.19%) Sun
11 1 (0.19%) EMC
11 1 (0.19%) QNX
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 25,000 to 30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60k - 80k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DOE + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £36k - 39k per year + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Stock options + Pension + Great Trai
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Hands on training!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Base+Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago