The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester 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 29 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing C 2 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.40% 6.76% 9.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 10.53% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 16
Average salary £19,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.76% +5.00%
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 Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 95 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 53.85% 64.19% 71.95%
Number of salaries quoted 73 82 133
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

C
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

C Salary Trend in Colchester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet

C
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester 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 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Firmware
1 3 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
2 1 (16.67%) XAML
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft