The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 32 4 20
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +16
Permanent jobs citing C 23 92 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.07% 26.14% 10.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.33% 37.55% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18 71 22
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £21,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Gloucestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
203 245 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 53.56% 69.60% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 177 204 160
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £21,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

C
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

C Salary Trend in Cheltenham

C
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 29 (85.29%) C++
2 22 (64.71%) Software Engineering
3 21 (61.76%) Java
4 19 (55.88%) C#
5 16 (47.06%) Linux
6 14 (41.18%) OO
7 10 (29.41%) Python
7 10 (29.41%) Windows
7 10 (29.41%) Assembly Language
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
8 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
8 9 (26.47%) jQuery
8 9 (26.47%) HTML5
8 9 (26.47%) REST
8 9 (26.47%) Cyber Security
9 8 (23.53%) Ruby
9 8 (23.53%) Subversion
9 8 (23.53%) Computer Forensics
10 7 (20.59%) OOD
10 7 (20.59%) Digital Signal Processing
10 7 (20.59%) Signal Processing
10 7 (20.59%) Qt
11 5 (14.71%) J2EE
12 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
13 3 (8.82%) SQL
13 3 (8.82%) .NET
13 3 (8.82%) UML
13 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
13 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (8.82%) Java EE

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (2.94%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Xcode
3 1 (2.94%) GCC
3 1 (2.94%) GDB
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.88%) Avionics
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Software Engineer
2 20 (58.82%) Developer
3 16 (47.06%) Software Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Programmer
4 7 (20.59%) Software Programmer
5 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Real Time Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Trainer
7 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
1 9 (26.47%) jQuery
1 9 (26.47%) HTML5
1 9 (26.47%) REST
2 7 (20.59%) Qt
3 5 (14.71%) J2EE
4 3 (8.82%) .NET
4 3 (8.82%) Java EE
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware
5 1 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (2.94%) MFC
5 1 (2.94%) CSS3
5 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
1 2 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.94%) iPhone
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Software Engineering
2 14 (41.18%) OO
3 9 (26.47%) Cyber Security
4 8 (23.53%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (20.59%) OOD
5 7 (20.59%) Digital Signal Processing
5 7 (20.59%) Signal Processing
6 3 (8.82%) UML
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) Project Management
8 1 (2.94%) MVC
8 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (2.94%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C++
2 21 (61.76%) Java
3 19 (55.88%) C#
4 10 (29.41%) Python
4 10 (29.41%) Assembly Language
5 8 (23.53%) Ruby
6 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
7 3 (8.82%) SQL
8 2 (5.88%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.94%) Ada
9 1 (2.94%) VC++
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PhD
3 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) Green Hills
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