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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 54 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -10
Permanent jobs citing C 6 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.32% 8.42% 15.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.34% 13.77% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,600 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,500 £45,750
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
256 167 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 56.26% 61.17% 71.55%
Number of salaries quoted 222 154 157
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 27 January 2015.

C Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (81.08%) C++
2 21 (56.76%) C#
3 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
4 14 (37.84%) Java
5 11 (29.73%) Linux
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 10 (27.03%) Python
6 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
6 10 (27.03%) HTML
6 10 (27.03%) Military
6 10 (27.03%) Information Security
6 10 (27.03%) Subversion
6 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
6 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
6 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
7 9 (24.32%) Windows
8 8 (21.62%) UML
8 8 (21.62%) Degree
8 8 (21.62%) Cyber Security
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.92%) Aerospace
10 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
10 6 (16.22%) SSL
10 6 (16.22%) OO
10 6 (16.22%) XML
10 6 (16.22%) SQL
10 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (16.22%) Digital Signal Processing
10 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
10 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement

C
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) SSL
2 4 (10.81%) Wireless
2 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) WinDbg
2 4 (10.81%) GDB
3 2 (5.41%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) GCC
General
1 10 (27.03%) Military
2 7 (18.92%) Aerospace
3 5 (13.51%) Electronics
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Development Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Junior
3 4 (10.81%) Design Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Electronics Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Software Manager
4 3 (8.11%) C++ Developer
5 2 (5.41%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior FPGA Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) FPGA Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) XML
3 4 (10.81%) jQuery
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) Qt
5 1 (2.70%) WCF
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
1 6 (16.22%) PKI
2 4 (10.81%) VHDL
2 4 (10.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.41%) Verilog
5 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) Information Security
3 8 (21.62%) UML
3 8 (21.62%) Cyber Security
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (16.22%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) Time Management
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.11%) MVC
9 2 (5.41%) Project Management
9 2 (5.41%) RUP
9 2 (5.41%) OOD
9 2 (5.41%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) C++
2 21 (56.76%) C#
3 14 (37.84%) Java
4 10 (27.03%) Python
5 6 (16.22%) SQL
6 5 (13.51%) Embedded C
7 4 (10.81%) Embedded C++
7 4 (10.81%) Ruby
8 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
8 2 (5.41%) Ada
9 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) DV Cleared
1 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.70%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.51%) Firmware
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Xilinx
3 1 (2.70%) Green Hills
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