The table below looks at the statistics for C skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank - 20 26
Permanent jobs citing C 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 3.70% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 8.82% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £32,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 52.43% 41.98% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 78 28 38
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

C Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

C
Salary Trend in Durham

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

C Salary Trend in Durham

C
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 14 (93.33%) C++
2 13 (86.67%) Firmware
2 13 (86.67%) UNIX
2 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) ISO 9000
2 13 (86.67%) Qt
3 9 (60.00%) Electronics
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
5 7 (46.67%) Subversion
5 7 (46.67%) LabVIEW
5 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (46.67%) EMC
5 7 (46.67%) UML
6 6 (40.00%) Bluetooth
6 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
6 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
6 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
6 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (6.67%) Legal

C
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 6 (40.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (40.00%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) LabVIEW
1 7 (46.67%) Subversion
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Design Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Qt
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) UNIX
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) UML
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 6 (40.00%) Embedded C++
2 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) EMC