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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C
Rank 20 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing C 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.70% 5.49% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 10.64% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 4
Average salary £32,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £33,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £44,700 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
34 47 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 41.98% 51.65% 67.54%
Number of salaries quoted 28 40 71
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £37,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 27 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Qt
2 12 (92.31%) LabVIEW
2 12 (92.31%) Electronics
2 12 (92.31%) Degree
2 12 (92.31%) ISO 9000
2 12 (92.31%) EMC
2 12 (92.31%) UNIX
3 9 (69.23%) Firmware
4 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
4 8 (61.54%) MS Project
4 8 (61.54%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (30.77%) Legal
6 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) MFC
6 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
6 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
6 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++

C
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (61.54%) MS Project
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (92.31%) Electronics
2 4 (30.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Design Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Hardware Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) Qt
2 1 (7.69%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Firmware
2 8 (61.54%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
2 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) EMC
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago