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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C
Rank 11 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing C 13 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 11.40% 9.68% 17.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.57% 15.79% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 9
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
74 76 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 64.91% 61.29% 67.24%
Number of salaries quoted 68 63 37
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £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 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 1 May 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 18 (81.82%) UNIX
2 14 (63.64%) Degree
3 12 (54.55%) C++
4 11 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (50.00%) Firmware
4 11 (50.00%) ISO 9000
4 11 (50.00%) Qt
5 9 (40.91%) Electronics
6 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 7 (31.82%) Banking
7 7 (31.82%) Subversion
7 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
7 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 7 (31.82%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
7 7 (31.82%) Embedded C
7 7 (31.82%) UML
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) .NET
8 6 (27.27%) Bluetooth
8 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++
8 6 (27.27%) EMC
8 6 (27.27%) Assembly Language
8 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
8 6 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
9 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (22.73%) LabVIEW
10 1 (4.55%) Legal

C
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (27.27%) Bluetooth
1 6 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.55%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (40.91%) Electronics
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Graduate
3 6 (27.27%) Design Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Firmware Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Qt
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile App
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) UNIX
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
1 7 (31.82%) Systems Analysis
1 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
1 7 (31.82%) UML
2 6 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) Embedded C
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Embedded C++
3 6 (27.27%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) EMC
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Darlington
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
County Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago