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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 15 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing C 9 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.82% 4.48% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.00% 9.09% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £25,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +73.26%
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
50 66 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 49.02% 49.25% 47.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44 61 34
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (31.25%) Automotive
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Local Government
3 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) LabVIEW
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Electronics
5 2 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (12.50%) Billing
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Data Entry
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) JTAG
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) OpenGL ES
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Perl

C
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (31.25%) Automotive
2 4 (25.00%) Local Government
3 2 (12.50%) Billing
3 2 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Support Officer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Advisor
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Entry
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Validation
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded C
2 3 (18.75%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft