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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 56 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing C 12 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.80% 1.07% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.91% 2.56% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 12
Average salary £37,000 £27,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.03% -47.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £25,000 £22,307
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £27,500 £52,500
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
307 273 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.10% 41.62% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 257 232 288
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (61.90%) C++
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 7 (33.33%) ETL
5 7 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) MySQL
7 5 (23.81%) Firmware
7 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 5 (23.81%) PHP
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Build Automation
8 4 (19.05%) People Management
8 4 (19.05%) QA
8 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
8 4 (19.05%) Ruby
8 4 (19.05%) Ajax
8 4 (19.05%) Web 2.0
8 4 (19.05%) Embedded C++
8 4 (19.05%) C#
8 4 (19.05%) Perl
8 4 (19.05%) UNIX

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SPSS
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (4.76%) EViews
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) RFID
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (14.29%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) HPCC
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) Voldemort
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Software Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Software Development Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Development Manager
3 3 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) Ajax
4 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 3 (14.29%) Zend Framework
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Web 2.0
3 3 (14.29%) Grid Computing
3 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Economics
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
3 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ETL
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Build Automation
4 4 (19.05%) People Management
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Econometrics
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) C++
2 8 (38.10%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 5 (23.81%) PHP
4 5 (23.81%) Python
5 4 (19.05%) Ruby
5 4 (19.05%) Embedded C++
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) Perl
6 3 (14.29%) Erlang
7 2 (9.52%) Haskell
7 2 (9.52%) Lisp
8 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.76%) SystemTap
8 1 (4.76%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Firmware
2 3 (14.29%) Snort
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Sun