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 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 22 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing C 6 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 5.45% 7.96% 11.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.34% 16.98% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 14
Average salary £33,000 £24,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -31.42%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
58 53 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 52.73% 46.90% 55.30%
Number of salaries quoted 47 40 65
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) C++
1 9 (81.82%) Unix
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) ISO 9000
1 9 (81.82%) Firmware
1 9 (81.82%) Qt
2 6 (54.55%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
2 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 6 (54.55%) LabVIEW
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
3 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Bluetooth
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) RS-232
3 3 (27.27%) RS-485
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) DTV
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System

C
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (27.27%) Bluetooth
1 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
1 3 (27.27%) RS-232
1 3 (27.27%) RS-485
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) LabVIEW
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
General
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Electronics Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Hardware Design Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C/C++ Firmware Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Qt
2 3 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
1 3 (27.27%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Assembly Language
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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