The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 18 10 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs citing C 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.50% 12.50% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.80% 22.50% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,040 £44,000 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £46,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C
Essex

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

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 45.95% 55.56% 59.66%
Number of salaries quoted 46 34 71
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,280 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

C
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

C Salary Trend in Chelmsford

C
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

C
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 10 (58.82%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
3 7 (41.18%) WCF
4 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Automotive
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Electronics
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Firmware
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
8 1 (5.88%) Physics
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.88%) Internet
8 1 (5.88%) Perl
8 1 (5.88%) HTTP
8 1 (5.88%) Local Government

C
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Automotive
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) C# Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Officer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.88%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) System Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft