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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 54 68 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 14 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.11% 1.16% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 2.75% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Average salary £36,000 £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% -42.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £21,785
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £41,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
323 255 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 48.79% 42.15% 57.48%
Number of salaries quoted 268 215 314
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,000 £47,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 4 May 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 4 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 14 (60.87%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
4 6 (26.09%) Embedded C
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) ETL
5 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) QA
6 4 (17.39%) Web 2.0
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby
6 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 4 (17.39%) EViews
6 4 (17.39%) Build Automation
6 4 (17.39%) R
6 4 (17.39%) People Management
6 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
6 4 (17.39%) SAS
6 4 (17.39%) OO

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 4 (17.39%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) EViews
1 4 (17.39%) SPSS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) RFID
2 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
2 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VoIP
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) HPCC
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) OLAP
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Voldemort
3 1 (4.35%) Riak
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Software Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Development Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Chief Information Officer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Software Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) Zend Framework
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (17.39%) Web 2.0
4 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
4 2 (8.70%) Grid Computing
5 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Statistics
5 1 (4.35%) Economics
5 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
3 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) ETL
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
3 4 (17.39%) Build Automation
3 4 (17.39%) People Management
3 4 (17.39%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Customer Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Embedded C
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) Ruby
5 4 (17.39%) R
5 4 (17.39%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) Perl
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded C++
5 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) Erlang
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.35%) Lisp
7 1 (4.35%) Haskell
7 1 (4.35%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Firmware
2 2 (8.70%) Snort
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Zend
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Sun