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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 68 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing C 12 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.48% 1.32% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 2.89% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 10
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -51.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £17,945 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £27,500 £57,750
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
401 311 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.51% 45.47% 52.58%
Number of salaries quoted 331 281 232
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 17 (60.71%) C++
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
4 11 (39.29%) Java
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) ETL
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 10 (35.71%) SDLC
6 9 (32.14%) Python
6 9 (32.14%) MySQL
7 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 8 (28.57%) UNIX
7 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) HTTP
8 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 7 (25.00%) HTML
8 7 (25.00%) CSS
8 7 (25.00%) .NET
8 7 (25.00%) Erlang
9 6 (21.43%) tcpdump
9 6 (21.43%) SaaS
9 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
9 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
9 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
9 6 (21.43%) Snort
9 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (21.43%) Haskell
9 6 (21.43%) Embedded C

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 2 (7.14%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (21.43%) tcpdump
3 4 (14.29%) RFID
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.71%) Riak
2 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 3 (10.71%) Voldemort
2 3 (10.71%) HPCC
3 2 (7.14%) Informix
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) OLAP
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Developer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 3 (10.71%) PHP Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX Support
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Architect
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) Ajax
3 3 (10.71%) Zend Framework
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) LAMP
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) WPF
5 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (21.43%) Data Structures
2 6 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 4 (14.29%) Grid Computing
3 4 (14.29%) Web 2.0
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) UNIX
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ETL
1 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (35.71%) SDLC
2 6 (21.43%) Functional Programming
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum
2 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.29%) People Management
4 4 (14.29%) Build Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (10.71%) MVC
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) MapReduce
5 3 (10.71%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) Java
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) Python
4 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 7 (25.00%) Erlang
6 6 (21.43%) C#
6 6 (21.43%) Embedded C
6 6 (21.43%) Lisp
6 6 (21.43%) Haskell
7 5 (17.86%) PHP
8 4 (14.29%) Perl
8 4 (14.29%) Ruby
8 4 (14.29%) Embedded C++
9 3 (10.71%) SystemTap
10 1 (3.57%) Scala
10 1 (3.57%) Clojure
10 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
10 1 (3.57%) Fortran
10 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) PhD
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Snort
2 5 (17.86%) Firmware
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Zend
2 2 (7.14%) Sun
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago