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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C
Rank 40 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing C 11 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 4.20% 2.56% 5.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.75% 6.67% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 6
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
163 60 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 62.21% 38.46% 62.26%
Number of salaries quoted 141 57 90
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

C Salary Histogram in Colchester

C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Embedded C
3 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 11 (55.00%) C++
5 10 (50.00%) .NET
5 10 (50.00%) Python
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) Benchmarking
5 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
5 10 (50.00%) SDLC
6 9 (45.00%) VxWorks
7 7 (35.00%) Embedded C++
8 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (30.00%) Open Source
8 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (30.00%) Degree
8 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
9 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Device Driver
9 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (20.00%) Intel
9 4 (20.00%) Firmware
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (10.00%) Big Data
11 2 (10.00%) OpenCL
11 2 (10.00%) CUDA

C
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 12 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) OpenCL
2 2 (10.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 2 (10.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) VxWorks
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 10 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (30.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Embedded C
2 11 (55.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Python
4 7 (35.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Intel
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter