The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Durham region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 15 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing C 8 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 8.89% 14.12% 6.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 21.05% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 6
Average salary £31,250 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.30% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 57 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 53.33% 67.06% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 54 53
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C
North East

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 July 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) C++
2 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 24 (92.31%) Qt
3 21 (80.77%) Firmware
4 16 (61.54%) Electronics
4 16 (61.54%) UNIX
5 15 (57.69%) ISO 9000
6 13 (50.00%) Subversion
6 13 (50.00%) Degree
7 11 (42.31%) LabVIEW
7 11 (42.31%) EMC
8 10 (38.46%) Assembly Language
8 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
8 10 (38.46%) Embedded C
8 10 (38.46%) Embedded C++
8 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
9 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (30.77%) Embedded Software Development
11 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
11 7 (26.92%) MS Project
12 5 (19.23%) MS Office
12 5 (19.23%) C#
12 5 (19.23%) Java
12 5 (19.23%) SQL
12 5 (19.23%) MFC
12 5 (19.23%) Bluetooth
12 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
13 4 (15.38%) Marketing

C
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
1 7 (26.92%) MS Project
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Bluetooth
1 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Subversion
2 11 (42.31%) LabVIEW
3 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
5 3 (11.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (61.54%) Electronics
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Firmware Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Hardware Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Electronics Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Design Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) Qt
2 5 (19.23%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) Firmware
2 9 (34.62%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 8 (30.77%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (38.46%) Assembly Language
2 10 (38.46%) Embedded C
2 10 (38.46%) Embedded C++
3 5 (19.23%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) EMC
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft