The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 24 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing C 196 274 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.79% 13.67% 20.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.84% 20.33% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 181 226 347
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1237 1348 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.12% 67.23% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1097 1216 1378
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C
Cambridgeshire

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 April 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridge

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 306 (69.39%) C++
2 188 (42.63%) Software Engineering
3 161 (36.51%) Linux
4 154 (34.92%) Java
4 154 (34.92%) Degree
5 108 (24.49%) C#
6 89 (20.18%) Python
7 87 (19.73%) Computer Science
8 78 (17.69%) OO
9 76 (17.23%) HTML
10 68 (15.42%) Electronics
11 67 (15.19%) Perl
12 66 (14.97%) CSS
12 66 (14.97%) Wireless
13 58 (13.15%) Device Driver
14 57 (12.93%) Embedded Systems
15 56 (12.70%) .NET
16 54 (12.24%) Mathematics
17 51 (11.56%) Multithreading
18 49 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
19 48 (10.88%) Embedded C
20 42 (9.52%) UNIX
21 41 (9.30%) SQL
22 40 (9.07%) JavaScript
22 40 (9.07%) Visual Studio
22 40 (9.07%) Assembly Language
22 40 (9.07%) Firmware
22 40 (9.07%) Scrum
22 40 (9.07%) Embedded Linux
23 39 (8.84%) VHDL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (7.03%) Confluence
2 11 (2.49%) CMS
3 4 (0.91%) Apache
4 2 (0.45%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 10 (2.27%) MS Office
2 6 (1.36%) LaTeX
2 6 (1.36%) Acrobat
2 6 (1.36%) FrameMaker
3 5 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.68%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.45%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.03%) SaaS
2 3 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (14.97%) Wireless
2 32 (7.26%) HTTP
3 26 (5.90%) IGMP
3 26 (5.90%) RTSP
4 25 (5.67%) Ethernet
4 25 (5.67%) TCP/IP
5 20 (4.54%) Internet
6 13 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (2.72%) Bluetooth
8 7 (1.59%) SNMP
8 7 (1.59%) 802.11
9 6 (1.36%) UWB
9 6 (1.36%) GPRS
9 6 (1.36%) GSM
10 5 (1.13%) UMTS
10 5 (1.13%) SSL
10 5 (1.13%) X.509
10 5 (1.13%) STUN
10 5 (1.13%) LTE
11 3 (0.68%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.59%) MySQL
3 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.91%) Oracle OWB
3 4 (0.91%) IDOL
3 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.45%) Big Data
5 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.45%) Text Mining
5 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 40 (9.07%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.72%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.04%) Subversion
4 4 (0.91%) ProC
4 4 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.45%) SCons
5 2 (0.45%) GoogleTest
5 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.45%) GCC
5 2 (0.45%) Selenium
5 2 (0.45%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.45%) JUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Ant
6 1 (0.23%) QADirector
6 1 (0.23%) LLVM
General
1 68 (15.42%) Electronics
2 35 (7.94%) Marketing
3 18 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 15 (3.40%) Publishing
5 10 (2.27%) Multimedia
6 9 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.81%) Finance
7 8 (1.81%) Automotive
8 4 (0.91%) Banking
9 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.45%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) German Language
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 164 (37.19%) Software Engineer
2 110 (24.94%) Developer
3 56 (12.70%) Software Developer
4 51 (11.56%) Graduate
5 46 (10.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 37 (8.39%) Author
6 37 (8.39%) Technical Author
7 33 (7.48%) C++ Software Engineer
8 28 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
9 27 (6.12%) Test Engineer
10 24 (5.44%) C Software Engineer
10 24 (5.44%) Senior Software Engineer
11 21 (4.76%) Graduate Developer
12 19 (4.31%) Junior
13 17 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.85%) Graduate Software Developer
14 16 (3.63%) Support Engineer
15 15 (3.40%) Software Test Engineer
16 14 (3.17%) Firmware Engineer
17 13 (2.95%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (17.23%) HTML
2 66 (14.97%) CSS
3 56 (12.70%) .NET
4 28 (6.35%) XML
5 14 (3.17%) Web Services
6 13 (2.95%) OpenGL
7 10 (2.27%) jQuery
8 9 (2.04%) REST
9 8 (1.81%) WebKit
9 8 (1.81%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.59%) STL
10 7 (1.59%) MFC
10 7 (1.59%) Flash
11 6 (1.36%) HTML5
11 6 (1.36%) SGML
11 6 (1.36%) XSL
12 5 (1.13%) SOAP
12 5 (1.13%) Ajax
13 4 (0.91%) CSS3
13 4 (0.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.73%) Computer Science
2 58 (13.15%) Device Driver
3 57 (12.93%) Embedded Systems
4 54 (12.24%) Mathematics
5 40 (9.07%) Firmware
6 39 (8.84%) VHDL
7 36 (8.16%) Physics
8 33 (7.48%) Verilog
9 31 (7.03%) ASIC
9 31 (7.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 28 (6.35%) Streaming Video
10 28 (6.35%) MPEG
11 26 (5.90%) IPTV
12 24 (5.44%) Open Source
13 15 (3.40%) STB
14 10 (2.27%) Digital Media
15 9 (2.04%) Machine Learning
16 7 (1.59%) Management Information System
16 7 (1.59%) Mobile App
17 5 (1.13%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 161 (36.51%) Linux
2 42 (9.52%) UNIX
3 40 (9.07%) Embedded Linux
4 36 (8.16%) Windows
5 20 (4.54%) Android
6 9 (2.04%) Mac OS X
6 9 (2.04%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.45%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (42.63%) Software Engineering
2 78 (17.69%) OO
3 51 (11.56%) Multithreading
4 49 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (9.07%) Scrum
6 18 (4.08%) Test Automation
7 17 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 16 (3.63%) Test Scripting
9 15 (3.40%) Configuration Management
9 15 (3.40%) Signal Processing
10 14 (3.17%) Software Architecture
10 14 (3.17%) OOD
10 14 (3.17%) Project Management
11 13 (2.95%) Software Testing
11 13 (2.95%) Embedded Software Development
12 12 (2.72%) Content Management
13 11 (2.49%) Test Management
14 10 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (2.27%) TDD
14 10 (2.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 306 (69.39%) C++
2 154 (34.92%) Java
3 108 (24.49%) C#
4 89 (20.18%) Python
5 67 (15.19%) Perl
6 48 (10.88%) Embedded C
7 41 (9.30%) SQL
8 40 (9.07%) JavaScript
8 40 (9.07%) Assembly Language
9 39 (8.84%) MATLAB
10 18 (4.08%) Embedded C++
11 17 (3.85%) PHP
12 14 (3.17%) TTCN
13 12 (2.72%) Ruby
13 12 (2.72%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.13%) Tcl
15 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.91%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.68%) VB
16 3 (0.68%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 154 (34.92%) Degree
2 15 (3.40%) PhD
3 11 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.68%) ISEB
4 3 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.45%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.45%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.35%) JTAG
2 9 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.13%) Xen
2 1 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (1.36%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (7.03%) Atlassian
2 13 (2.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.59%) Oracle
4 4 (0.91%) Perforce
4 4 (0.91%) HP
5 3 (0.68%) Google
6 2 (0.45%) Synopsys
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe
7 1 (0.23%) Symbian
7 1 (0.23%) QNX
7 1 (0.23%) MKS
7 1 (0.23%) MathWorks
7 1 (0.23%) Apple
7 1 (0.23%) Siemens
7 1 (0.23%) Zend
7 1 (0.23%) Facebook
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Guru Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg. (DOE) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k & Excellent Corporate Benefits & Ca
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £34,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Shares, Pension, Health/Dental
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Bonus, Shares, Health/Dental
Posted: 3 days ago