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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 27 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing C 8 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.28% 4.42% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.39% 10.00% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 9
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,040 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,100 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
77 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 41.18% 44.25% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 73 45 34
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £53,000 £45,280
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 31 August 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 7 (33.33%) Firmware
4 7 (33.33%) Automotive
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) C++
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) VB
7 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
8 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (14.29%) LabVIEW
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) CMMI
9 2 (9.52%) Electronics
9 2 (9.52%) Embedded C++
9 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
9 2 (9.52%) SQL
9 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
9 2 (9.52%) SQLite
9 2 (9.52%) Time Management

C
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) LabVIEW
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 7 (33.33%) Automotive
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Service Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Software Design Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Design Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Physics
2 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.76%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) CMMI
6 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Embedded C
2 6 (28.57%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) VB
4 3 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 2 (9.52%) Embedded C++
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft