The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 64 60 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing C 10 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.43% 1.50% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 2.68% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 7
Average salary £51,250 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.85% -15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,666 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £44,200 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
364 373 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.22% 55.84% 46.98%
Number of salaries quoted 301 333 171
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,900 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

C
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

C Salary Trend in Cardiff

C
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

C Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 26 (89.66%) C++
2 21 (72.41%) TCP/IP
2 21 (72.41%) Haskell
2 21 (72.41%) Erlang
2 21 (72.41%) Functional Programming
3 19 (65.52%) Java
4 18 (62.07%) Python
5 16 (55.17%) Data Analysis
6 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
6 15 (51.72%) Lisp
7 14 (48.28%) HTTP
7 14 (48.28%) Unix
7 14 (48.28%) Linux
7 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
8 13 (44.83%) tcpdump
8 13 (44.83%) SDLC
8 13 (44.83%) MySQL
8 13 (44.83%) Snort
9 12 (41.38%) SQL
9 12 (41.38%) ETL
10 11 (37.93%) Online Security
11 10 (34.48%) Grid Computing
11 10 (34.48%) Machine Learning
11 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (27.59%) Riak
12 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
12 8 (27.59%) Scala
12 8 (27.59%) Clojure
13 6 (20.69%) Welsh Language

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) EViews
1 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) TCP/IP
2 14 (48.28%) HTTP
3 13 (44.83%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) MySQL
2 8 (27.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
2 8 (27.59%) Riak
3 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) DB2
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.90%) Voldemort
6 1 (3.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (20.69%) Welsh Language
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Software Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Security Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Erlang Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Leader
6 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) IT Services Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Credit Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Service Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Software Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.45%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (10.34%) STL
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) Ajax
3 1 (3.45%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Computer Science
2 10 (34.48%) Grid Computing
3 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Economics
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
1 14 (48.28%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Functional Programming
2 16 (55.17%) Data Analysis
3 15 (51.72%) Software Engineering
4 13 (44.83%) SDLC
5 12 (41.38%) ETL
6 11 (37.93%) Online Security
7 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (34.48%) Machine Learning
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) Multithreading
9 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.90%) MapReduce
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (3.45%) High Availability
11 1 (3.45%) Operations Research
11 1 (3.45%) Time Management
11 1 (3.45%) Validation
11 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C++
2 21 (72.41%) Erlang
2 21 (72.41%) Haskell
3 19 (65.52%) Java
4 18 (62.07%) Python
5 15 (51.72%) Lisp
6 12 (41.38%) SQL
7 8 (27.59%) Clojure
7 8 (27.59%) Scala
8 2 (6.90%) Go
8 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
8 2 (6.90%) SystemTap
9 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
9 1 (3.45%) C#
9 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.45%) Fortran
9 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.45%) R
9 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PhD
2 1 (3.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) DO-178B
1 1 (3.45%) IEC 61508
1 1 (3.45%) MISRA
1 1 (3.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) ESRI
2 1 (3.45%) Sun