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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 28 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs citing C 4 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 4.94% 10.00% 17.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 13.89% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +48.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £45,000 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,050
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
71 36 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 87.65% 72.00% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 65 34 8
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £27,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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 24 December 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 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
1 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) OO
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) STL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) PMI
4 1 (12.50%) PMP
4 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software

C
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) C Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) STL
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
1 5 (62.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
1 7 (87.50%) Multithreading
2 6 (75.00%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
2 6 (75.00%) Embedded C
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification