The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 26 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing C 5 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 6.58% 13.04% 10.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.35% 19.15% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dartford region.

Programming Languages Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 47 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 89.47% 68.12% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 45 9
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

C
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

C Salary Trend in Dartford

C
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 6 (66.67%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++
4 5 (55.56%) OOP
4 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (22.22%) PMI
5 2 (22.22%) PMP
5 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
6 1 (11.11%) Middleware
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) STL

C
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) STL
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
1 5 (55.56%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) PMI
3 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 6 (66.67%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C++
2 6 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 5 (55.56%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
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