The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Colchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 31 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing C 7 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.15% 2.82% 9.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 3.77% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 12
Average salary £40,500 £38,500 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.19% -21.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,100 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Programming Languages Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 106 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 34.68% 74.65% 73.53%
Number of salaries quoted 69 90 118
Average salary £44,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C
Essex

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
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C Salary Histogram in Colchester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (94.12%) C++
2 13 (76.47%) Degree
3 11 (64.71%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Change Management
4 9 (52.94%) IPv4
4 9 (52.94%) IPv6
4 9 (52.94%) UNIX
4 9 (52.94%) OO
4 9 (52.94%) Python
4 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
4 9 (52.94%) Perl
4 9 (52.94%) PHP
4 9 (52.94%) Project Planning
4 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
4 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
4 9 (52.94%) Android
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) Subversion
4 9 (52.94%) Software Architecture
4 9 (52.94%) Android Development
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
7 3 (17.65%) Device Driver
7 3 (17.65%) Electronics
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) Firmware
8 2 (11.76%) XAML

C
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) IPv4
1 9 (52.94%) IPv6
1 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Aerospace
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) C Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (5.88%) WinForms
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Device Driver
2 3 (17.65%) Firmware
3 2 (11.76%) Physics
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.88%) VHDL
4 1 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) UNIX
2 9 (52.94%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Change Management
1 9 (52.94%) OO
1 9 (52.94%) Project Planning
1 9 (52.94%) Multithreading
1 9 (52.94%) Scrum
1 9 (52.94%) TDD
1 9 (52.94%) Software Architecture
1 9 (52.94%) Android Development
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C++
2 9 (52.94%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) Perl
2 9 (52.94%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) XAML
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft