The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 21 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing C 283 252 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.30% 11.43% 11.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.28% 19.15% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 196 219 304
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £51,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1468 1316 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 58.60% 59.71% 67.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1139 1793
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,475 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

C
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C across the Cambridgeshire region.

C Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

C
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

C
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 259 £42,500 - 83
Peterborough -4 9 £50,155 +122.91% 2
Huntingdon - 2 £46,250 -
St Neots - 1 £27,500 -
C
East of England

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 284 (59.29%) C++
2 269 (56.16%) Software Engineering
3 208 (43.42%) Python
4 191 (39.87%) Java
4 191 (39.87%) Degree
5 180 (37.58%) Linux
6 133 (27.77%) Computer Science
7 119 (24.84%) C#
8 105 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
9 102 (21.29%) Windows
10 85 (17.75%) HTML
11 78 (16.28%) Mathematics
12 75 (15.66%) Embedded C
13 70 (14.61%) OO
14 69 (14.41%) Perl
15 66 (13.78%) Algorithms
16 62 (12.94%) Electronics
17 60 (12.53%) .NET
18 59 (12.32%) Wireless
19 53 (11.06%) UNIX
20 52 (10.86%) CSS
20 52 (10.86%) Embedded Systems
21 51 (10.65%) Marketing
22 48 (10.02%) Device Driver
23 47 (9.81%) JavaScript
23 47 (9.81%) Open Source
24 46 (9.60%) Telecoms
25 38 (7.93%) Physics
26 37 (7.72%) Manufacturing
27 33 (6.89%) SQL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 26 (5.43%) Confluence
2 15 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 15 (3.13%) CloudStack
3 12 (2.51%) Apache
4 2 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.42%) Node.js
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (3.13%) Simulink
2 7 (1.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.04%) MS Project
3 5 (1.04%) TargetLink
4 4 (0.84%) Stateflow
5 3 (0.63%) MS Office
6 2 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.64%) SaaS
2 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (12.32%) Wireless
2 32 (6.68%) Internet
3 31 (6.47%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.22%) Ethernet
5 18 (3.76%) GSM
5 18 (3.76%) 3G
6 16 (3.34%) SAN
6 16 (3.34%) ZigBee
6 16 (3.34%) LTE
7 13 (2.71%) NAS
7 13 (2.71%) iSCSI
8 11 (2.30%) 4G
8 11 (2.30%) 2G
9 10 (2.09%) UMTS
10 9 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (1.67%) SNMP
11 8 (1.67%) RTP
11 8 (1.67%) SSH
11 8 (1.67%) 802.15
12 6 (1.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.22%) MySQL
2 9 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.88%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.42%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.21%) Big Data
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.21%) Firebird
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (5.64%) Visual Studio
2 25 (5.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.71%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.88%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.67%) Maven
6 7 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (1.25%) Subversion
8 5 (1.04%) Hudson
9 4 (0.84%) CMake
9 4 (0.84%) CppUnit
9 4 (0.84%) Valgrind
9 4 (0.84%) Ant
9 4 (0.84%) LabVIEW
9 4 (0.84%) Bugzilla
9 4 (0.84%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.42%) JUnit
10 2 (0.42%) GCC
10 2 (0.42%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.42%) Redmine
11 1 (0.21%) SCons
General
1 62 (12.94%) Electronics
2 51 (10.65%) Marketing
3 46 (9.60%) Telecoms
4 37 (7.72%) Manufacturing
5 33 (6.89%) Finance
6 24 (5.01%) Multimedia
7 17 (3.55%) Automotive
8 7 (1.46%) Banking
9 6 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.04%) Military
10 5 (1.04%) Advertising
10 5 (1.04%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.21%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Law
Job Titles
1 221 (46.14%) Software Engineer
2 85 (17.75%) Developer
3 46 (9.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 37 (7.72%) Author
4 37 (7.72%) Technical Author
5 33 (6.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 31 (6.47%) Test Engineer
7 25 (5.22%) Software Developer
8 23 (4.80%) Graduate
9 22 (4.59%) Linux Engineer
10 20 (4.18%) Architect
10 20 (4.18%) Software Architect
11 15 (3.13%) Senior Developer
11 15 (3.13%) C Developer
12 14 (2.92%) Real Time Software Engineer
12 14 (2.92%) Real Time Engineer
12 14 (2.92%) Software Test Engineer
13 13 (2.71%) Development Engineer
14 12 (2.51%) Principal Engineer
14 12 (2.51%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (17.75%) HTML
2 60 (12.53%) .NET
3 52 (10.86%) CSS
4 33 (6.89%) XML
5 14 (2.92%) Web Services
5 14 (2.92%) Qt
6 13 (2.71%) Middleware
7 11 (2.30%) XSLT
8 10 (2.09%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.09%) Ajax
9 9 (1.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (1.88%) STL
10 8 (1.67%) XSL
10 8 (1.67%) J2EE
10 8 (1.67%) HTML5
11 7 (1.46%) jQuery
11 7 (1.46%) ActiveMQ
11 7 (1.46%) JCE
12 6 (1.25%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 133 (27.77%) Computer Science
2 78 (16.28%) Mathematics
3 66 (13.78%) Algorithms
4 52 (10.86%) Embedded Systems
5 48 (10.02%) Device Driver
6 47 (9.81%) Open Source
7 38 (7.93%) Physics
8 30 (6.26%) Cryptography
9 27 (5.64%) User Experience
10 26 (5.43%) PKI
11 24 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (2.71%) Management Information System
13 11 (2.30%) Statistics
14 10 (2.09%) Visualisation
14 10 (2.09%) STB
15 9 (1.88%) Smartphone
15 9 (1.88%) MPEG
16 8 (1.67%) Data Structures
16 8 (1.67%) Digital Media
17 7 (1.46%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 180 (37.58%) Linux
2 102 (21.29%) Windows
3 53 (11.06%) UNIX
4 27 (5.64%) Embedded Linux
4 27 (5.64%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.18%) Android
6 13 (2.71%) Solaris
6 13 (2.71%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.88%) HPUX
8 8 (1.67%) AIX
9 6 (1.25%) Debian
9 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.42%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.42%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (56.16%) Software Engineering
2 105 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (14.61%) OO
4 33 (6.89%) Mentoring
5 29 (6.05%) Software Architecture
6 28 (5.85%) Information Security
7 27 (5.64%) Configuration Management
7 27 (5.64%) Scrum
8 26 (5.43%) Signal Processing
9 23 (4.80%) Product Management
9 23 (4.80%) Multithreading
10 21 (4.38%) Automated Testing
11 19 (3.97%) Memory Management
12 18 (3.76%) Data Protection
13 16 (3.34%) Bioinformatics
14 15 (3.13%) Project Management
15 14 (2.92%) Integration Testing
15 14 (2.92%) Machine Learning
16 13 (2.71%) Requirements Engineering
16 13 (2.71%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 284 (59.29%) C++
2 208 (43.42%) Python
3 191 (39.87%) Java
4 119 (24.84%) C#
5 75 (15.66%) Embedded C
6 69 (14.41%) Perl
7 47 (9.81%) JavaScript
8 33 (6.89%) SQL
8 33 (6.89%) Bash Shell
9 30 (6.26%) MATLAB
10 25 (5.22%) PHP
11 18 (3.76%) Objective-C
12 15 (3.13%) Ruby
12 15 (3.13%) Embedded C++
13 14 (2.92%) Assembly Language
13 14 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.51%) R
15 6 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.04%) Haskell
16 5 (1.04%) Golang
Qualifications
1 191 (39.87%) Degree
2 32 (6.68%) PhD
3 30 (6.26%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.30%) CISSP
5 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.04%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.84%) ISEB
7 3 (0.63%) CEH
7 3 (0.63%) CISMP
7 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) HNC
9 1 (0.21%) HND
9 1 (0.21%) CISA
9 1 (0.21%) QiCA
9 1 (0.21%) GIAC
9 1 (0.21%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.21%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.64%) QA
2 15 (3.13%) ISO 9000
3 7 (1.46%) JTAG
4 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.84%) SLA
5 1 (0.21%) COBIT
5 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
System Software
1 32 (6.68%) Firmware
2 13 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.51%) Xen
4 9 (1.88%) XenServer
5 7 (1.46%) KVM
6 2 (0.42%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.21%) NFS
7 1 (0.21%) Samba
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Puppet
1 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (6.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.64%) Atlassian
3 13 (2.71%) VMware
3 13 (2.71%) Oracle
4 10 (2.09%) Citrix
5 7 (1.46%) HP
5 7 (1.46%) Perforce
6 5 (1.04%) 3PAR
6 5 (1.04%) CA
7 4 (0.84%) Coverity
7 4 (0.84%) MKS
8 3 (0.63%) EMC
9 2 (0.42%) Symbian
9 2 (0.42%) Cisco
9 2 (0.42%) Apple
9 2 (0.42%) Lotus
9 2 (0.42%) ESRI
9 2 (0.42%) Wind River
9 2 (0.42%) Synopsys
10 1 (0.21%) Tableau
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