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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 28 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing C 6 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 5.13% 0.53% 5.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 1.18% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £21,000 £19,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -53.65%
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 Colchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 85 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 69.23% 44.97% 68.51%
Number of salaries quoted 75 78 101
Average salary £27,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) C++
3 7 (53.85%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) XAML
3 7 (53.85%) Physics
3 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
3 7 (53.85%) WPF
4 5 (38.46%) Time Management
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) CRM
5 4 (30.77%) VC++
5 4 (30.77%) OpenCL
5 4 (30.77%) CUDA
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) Electronics
8 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
8 1 (7.69%) Automotive
8 1 (7.69%) Validation
8 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems

C
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (7.69%) Electronics
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Software Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Graduate
3 3 (23.08%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) WPF
2 4 (30.77%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Physics
1 7 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 4 (30.77%) CUDA
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Time Management
2 5 (38.46%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C++
2 7 (53.85%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) XAML
3 4 (30.77%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
Colchester, Essex
PCR
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