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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 51 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Permanent jobs citing C 11 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.83% 0.40% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 0.65% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Average salary £35,250 £43,750 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.42% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,750 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £44,750 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
301 307 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.17% 61.03% 52.80%
Number of salaries quoted 271 280 204
Average salary £35,000 £35,783 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.18% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 12 (70.59%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) HTTP
4 5 (29.41%) Erlang
4 5 (29.41%) SaaS
5 4 (23.53%) Degree
5 4 (23.53%) Grid Computing
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (17.65%) Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) EViews
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) SPSS
6 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
6 3 (17.65%) MySQL
6 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 3 (17.65%) SAS
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) R
6 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (11.76%) MapReduce
7 2 (11.76%) Riak
7 2 (11.76%) tcpdump

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SPSS
1 3 (17.65%) EViews
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) SaaS
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Riak
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Chief Information Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) Zend Framework
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Grid Computing
1 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) MapReduce
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) Biostatistics
4 1 (5.88%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Erlang
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
5 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
5 3 (17.65%) R
5 3 (17.65%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) PHP5
6 1 (5.88%) Fortran
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Zend
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