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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 12 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing C 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 11.36% - 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.71% - 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
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
34 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 77.27% 63.41% 68.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 29
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,700 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) STL
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) Electronics
7 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
7 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
7 2 (22.22%) OOP
7 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (22.22%) VHDL
7 2 (22.22%) Open Source
7 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 1 (11.11%) C#
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) NUnit
8 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (11.11%) OOD
8 1 (11.11%) ISEB
8 1 (11.11%) Middleware
8 1 (11.11%) Device Driver

C
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) C++ Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) STL
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) VHDL
1 2 (22.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 6 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Embedded C
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001